Duration: 15 Days / 14 Nights
Destinations: Delhi - Pushkar - Deogarh - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi

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  • Overview

    Step into the history of Rajasthan by taking this dynamic tour package. Be a part of the traditionally rich Pushkar fair and explore some grand historical monuments of Rajasthan located at cities like Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Jaipur and Agra.

    Day 1 : Arrive Delhi

    On arrival meet our representative at the international airport and get transferred to the hotel for the overnight sleep.

    Day 2 : Delhi

    This morning you will be taken to visit Old Delhi - Former centre of Moghul Power, Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling bazaars. Drive past the Red Fort, built in 1648 and board the 'cycle rickshaw ride' for a unique experience from the Red Fort, through "Chandni Chowk" or Silver Street, experiencing the sights and sounds of this very busy avenue heading west from the Fort. Later visit the Jama Masjid, the greatest mosque in India and completed in 1658 by Shah Jahan who also built the Taj Mahal, and the Raj Ghat, the simple memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.

    Afternoon visit New Delhi - drive past the stately government buildings of the British Era designed by Lutyens, including the India Gate & the Presidential Palace. Continue onto the beautiful Humayuns tomb of the Mughal era & predecessor of the world famous Taj Mahal. End the tour at the towering minaret of Qutab Minar.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 3 : Delhi - Pushkar ( Distance of 325 kms )

    Today morning drive to Pushkar, on arrival at pushkar our company representative will meet you and assist you in the check in at the Deluxe Tents.

    Deluxe tents which captures the luxurious nostalgia of a bygone age of the Maharaja's Safari and Shikar camps, combined with innovative design demonstrating many of the skills and crafts of Marwar. The camp consists of tents, each with verandah, bedroom and bathroom. There is a large dining tent serving the best of Rajasthani cuisine and a large open reception tent with seating areas.

    Pushkar - is famous for its colourful annual fair during kartik poornima (full moon) in the November each year. At this time, this otherwise peaceful and gentle village on the banks of holy Pushkar take is thrown into colourful confusion when the desert tribes and camel caravans meet to trade cattle, camels, goat, sheep, clothes, jewellery and spices. Upto 200000 traders and 50000 cattle pour into town, along with numerous festooned camels and colourful pilgrims. After 10 hectic days of livestock dealing, camel racing and colourful festivities, on the night of the full moon (Kartik Purnima), everybody goes for a big holy dip in the lake and performs religious rituals in its waters, to the accompaniment of temple & folk music.

    Overnight at camp.

    Day 4 : Pushkar

    Full day at the fair. Built as 'an explosion of fun, frolic, games and laughter', the fair provides some wonderful photographic opportunities and is a rare change to see Rajasthani women decked out in all their traditional jewellery, dress and finery. It is worth getting up early to see the camels and tribes rousing themselves in the pink of the dawn desert light. Temple music wafts through the night, as the fires die down and the Rajasthani melodies played on the stringed ek-tara come to a close.

    Overnight at camp.

    Day 5 : Pushkar - Deogarh ( Distance of 154 kms )

    Morning drive to Deogarh on arrival, check-in at hotel.

    Deogarh Mahal - built in 1670 A.D., the Mahal stands at a height of 2100 ft. above sea level with its bold battlements, domed turrets and balconies offering a commanding view of the surrounding Aravalli mountains and its rugged rock-strewn countryside dotted by a number of lakes.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 6 : Deogarh - Udaipur ( Distance of 135 kms )

    Morning drive to Udaipur, on arrival check in the hotel

    Late afternoon enjoy a boat cruise on the placid waters of Lake Pichola. From the lake you have a wonderful view of the City Palace stretching along the east bank, while the south bank has pleasant gardens running down to the waterside.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 7 : Udaipur

    Morning city tour of Udaipur, one of India's most romantic cities and famed for its lovely palaces and lakes. Begin by visiting the City Palace and wandering through its beautiful rooms and apartments, then continue on to the Garden of Maidens "Sahelion-ki-bari".

    Late afternoon enjoy a boat cruise on the placid waters of Lake Pichola. From the lake you have a wonderful view of the City Palace stretching along the east bank, while the south bank has pleasant gardens running down to the waterside.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 8 : Udaipur - Jodhpur via ranakpur ( Distance of 266 kms )

    Morning drive to Jodhpur enrooting visit Ranakpur Jain temples.

    Ranakpur Temples - the most magnificent 15th century Jain temples situated in the deep secluded valley of the Aravalli Hills. Though over 500 years old, the temples here are superbly preserved in a near-perfect condition. In the centre is the main "Chaumukha temple" dedicated to Adinath. The most distinctive features are the 29 halls supported by 1444 pillars, of which no two are exactly alike. Every conceivable surface is carved and every corner and angle is engraved with Jain images. Includes visit to two more Jain temples and the Temple of the Sun God with its erotic sculptures.

    Thereafter continue drive to Jodhpur and upon arrival, check-in at hotel.

    Jodhpur - It was founded by Rao Jodha, chief of the Rathore Rajput clan. The tour includes Meherangarh Fort ? one of the most impressive & formidable fort in the whole of fort?studded Rajasthan. It is situated on a high natural rock bluff from where you can look down on the wonderful panorama of the bustling city below. Also visit Jaswant Thada ? the Royal Cenotaphs.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 9 : Jodhpur – Jaisalmer ( Distance of 264 kms )

    Morning drive to Jaisalmer, on arrival check-in at hotel.

    Late afternoon visit the Sand Dunes and enjoy a camel ride to view the sunset, as the sky is set on fire and Rajasthani folk musicians play haunting tunes. It can be an unforgettable experience.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 10 : Jaisalmer

    Morning visit the city's magnificent havelis or merchant's houses, each richly decorated and carved from golden yellow sandstone - Patwon-ki-haveli (House of the Brocade Merchants) is the largest and most elaborate of the famous havelis of Jaisalmer. The Nathmalji-ki-haveli (The Mansion of Nathmalji), the last of the great havelis was built in the late 19th century. End the morning with a visit to Gadisar Lake ? the large natural oasis that attracted Rawal Jaisal to this site.

    Late afternoon visit the Royal Cenotaphs of the Rawals in Barra bagh where the rulers were cremated. This is also the best place from which to watch the spectacular desert sunset, and photograph the fort.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 11 : Jaisalmer – Gajner ( Distance of 303 kms )

    Morning check out from the hotel and drive to Gajner upon arrival, check-in at hotel.

    Gajner Palace is an incomparable "Jewel in the Thar Desert" built on the embankment of a lake by Maharaja Ganga Singhji of Bikaner. During winter even now, this palace with its beautiful lake and surrounded wooded areas become the home of different species of migratory birds, most renowned amongst them being the Imperial Sand Grouse. Endangered Antelopes like Black Bucks, Nilgais, Chinkaras and other animals like the Wild Boar roam freely in this area which is now a preserved sanctuary.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 12 : Gajner - Bikaner – Jaipur ( Distance of 315 kms )

    City tour of Bikaner - this desert town in the north of Rajasthan was founded in 1488 by Roa Bikaji, a descendant of the founder of Jodhpur. Visit the Junagarh Fort constructed between 1588 and 1593 by Raja Jai Singh, a general in the Moghul Emperor Akbar's army.

    Thereafter continue drive to Jaipur and check into the hotel.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 13 : Jaipur

    Morning tour of the impressive Amber Fort, situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City. At the foot of the hill you will mount your caparisoned elephant for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate, making your entrance in the time honoured fashion. The Fort, completed in the early 18th century, took over 100 years to build and now, although deserted, offers a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of the Moghul ruling families.

    Afternoon tour of the City - "The Pink City" is spectacularly set within surrounding rugged hills, dotted with ancient ruined fortresses. Your tour will include the imposing City Palace, still home to the Maharaja although several of the rooms are now open to the public. Many antiques and artefacts belonging to the ruling family are housed here, including a collection of weaponry. You will also visit the Hawa Mahal "Palace of the Winds", and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to see the vast astronomical instruments. Enjoy a stroll through the colourful bazaar before returning to your hotel.

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 14 : Jaipur – Agra ( Distance of 232 kms )

    Morning drive to Agra, enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri.

    Fatehpur Sikri - drive to the impressive sandstone fortress of Fatehpur Sikri. The fort was built in the 16th century and only occupied for a few years before being abandoned, leaving the buildings in virtually perfect conditions.

    Continue drive to Agra and upon arrival, check-in at hotel.

    Afternoon, visit the Taj Mahal - This most famous Moghul monument was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal "the lady of the Taj". It has been described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love, for the emperor was heartbroken when Mumtaz died after 17 years of marriage, during the birth of her 14th child. The central structure has four small domes surrounding the huge, central dome. (Taj Mahal is closed for tourist on Friday).

    Overnight at hotel.

    Day 15 : Agra - Delhi ( Distance of 201 kms )

    Morning visit the Red Fort built by three generations of Mughal Emperors starting from Akbar the Great in 1565 AD, which is a masterpiece of design and construction. It housed both the residential Palaces of the Royal family, and the military quarters.

    Afternoon drive to Delhi and drop at the airport for the onward journey connection.

  • Get in touch

    Rajasthan Travel Services
    Contact Person: Mr. Suresh Sirwani
    52-55, Ground Floor, Ganpati Plaza,
    M.I. Road, Jaipur - 302001
    Cell No : 91 - 09829050852
    E-mail: suresh@rts.co.in