Rajasthan Forts and Palaces
14 Days/ 13 Nights
Delhi, Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh,
Manwar, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Mandawa, Jaipur, Agra, Delhi.
01 : ARRIVE DELHI
Arrive Delhi. Meet greet and transfer to the
hotel .Overnight at hotel. Day 02: DELHI
Morning sightseeing tour of Old Delhi visiting the Raj Ghat, the site where
Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India; and
the Red Fort - once the most opulent fort and palace of the Moghul Empire.
(Red Fort closed on Monday).
Afternoon sightseeing tour of New
Delhi visiting the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar. Drive along the
ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House
and the President's Residence and end the tour with a drive through
Diplomatic Enclave.Overnight at hotel. Day 03 : DELHI-
Morning transfer to Airport to connect the flight to
Udaipur, on arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of
Udaipur, stopping first at City Palace. Here you will marvel at rooms with
mirrored walls and ivory doors, colored glass windows and inlaid marble
balconies; and the Peacock Courtyard. Also visit the lovely Sahelion-ki-Bari
Gardens; the Jagdish Temple; and the local folk Museum.
04 : UDAIPUR / KUMBHALGARH 140 KMS 05 HOURS
Morning drive to
Kumbhalgarh enroute visit Ranakpur Jain Temples A visit to the famous Jain
Temple, dating back to the 15th century. It's 29 halls are supported by 200
pillars, none of which are alike.
The Temple abounds with intricate
friezes and sculptures. Includes visits to two more Jain temples and the
Temple of the Sun God with its erotic sculptures.
Kumbhalgrh Fort (alt
1,087 m) was the second most important fort of the Mewar Kingdom after
Chittaurgarh. Built mostly by Maharana Kumba (1485), it is situated on a
West facing ridge of the Aravallis, commanding a great strategic position on
the border between the Rajput Kingdoms of Udaipur (Mewar) and Jodhpur
(Marwar). On arrival Check-in at Hotel.Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: KUMBHALGARH/ MANWAR 260 KMS 06 HOURS
Morning drive to
Manwar, Enroute visit Jodhpur - gateway to the desert beyond, home of the
Rathors of Marwar. Visit the Fort, rising up a hilly scarp, built on the
advice of a hermit, which overlooks the city in the image of a long
sentinel. Inside the Fort are a number of palaces added by successive
On arrival check-in at hotel. Manwar ;This picturesque getaway
is situated 110kms. from Jodhpur-the beginning of Thar Desert. Manwar Desert
Resort & Camp: It is set amidst sand dunes to befit the atmosphere. The
Camp offers Swiss cottage tents well furnished with attached WC &
Shower. The camp is very well located, in the desert. It serves very good
continental and Indian cuisine. The dinner is accompanied by traditional
folk dance performance. We would organize a jeep safari to nearby Villages
where guest would get an opportunity to see the village life. Guest will
also enjoy the 02 hours camel ride to the desert to view sunset or sunrise)
Rest of the day at leisure.Overnight at Camp / Resort. Day
06 : MANWAR / JAISALMER 170 KMS 04 HOURS
Morning drive to
Jaisalmer, on arrival check-in at Hotel.
Rest of the day at
leisure.Overnight at hotel.
07 : JAISALMER
Morning sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer. It is in the
heart of the Great Indian Desert. Its temple, fort and palaces are all built
of yellow stone. The city is a mass of intricately carved buildings, facades
and elaborate balconies. See the Patwon-Ki-Havelies, Salim-Singh-Ki-Haveli
and Gadhi Sagar Tank.Afternoon Free. Day 08 : JAISALMER /
BIKANER 330 KMS 07 ½ HOURS
Morning drive to Bikaner, on
arrival check-in at hotel.
Overnight at hotel. Day 09 :
BIKANER / MANDAWA 185 KMS 04 HOURS
Morning sightseeing of Bikaner,
this desert town in the north of the state was founded in 1488 by Rao
Bikaji, a descendant of the founder of Jodhpur, Jodhaji. Visit the Junagarh
Fort constructed between 1588 and 1593 by Raja Jai Singh, a general in the
Moghul Emperor Akbar's army. Also visit Camel Breeding farm (closed on
Sundays).later drive to Mandawa.
On arrival check-in at Hotel.
Rest of the day at Leisure.Overnight at hotel. Day 10 :
MANDAWA / JAIPUR 170 KMS 04 HOURS
Morning sightseeing of Mandawa
which lies in the heart of Shekhawati. A painted arched gateway adorned with
lord krishna and his cows leeds to the bazaar. You can wander through the
streets where mansions of rich merchants are adorned with elaborate
Later drive to Jaipur.On arrival check-in at Hotel.Rest of
the day at Leisure.Overnight at hotel. Day 11 : JAIPUR
Morning excursion to Amber Fort. Make your ascent to the palace fortress on
the gaily caparisoned elephant back. Tour the
and hallways of the palace which are famous for the excellence of their design
Afternoon tour of Jaipur, known as "The
Pink City of Rajasthan". Visit the unique Jantar Mantar Observatory,
which was built in the 1700's, yet even today still looks futuristic or
almost surrealistic; the City Palace and its Museum, the Hawa Mahal or the
Palace of Winds.Overnight at hotel. Day 12 : JAIPUR /
FATEHPUR SIKRI / AGRA (238 KMS 05 HOURS)
Morning drive to Agra
Enroute visit Fateh Pur Sikri Fatehpur Sikri - the deserted, red sandstone
city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital and palace in the late
16th century. It was a veritable fairytale city and its "ruins"
are still in pristine condition ... it's not hard to imagine what the court
life must have been like in the days of its grandeur. Also visit the Bulund
Darwaza the largest gateway in the world.On arrival Check In hotel. Rest of
the day at leisure.Overnight at hotel. Day 13 : AGRA /
DELHI 210 KMS 4 ½ HOURS
Morning Sightseeing visiting the
impressive Agra Fort and the most perfect architectural monument in the
world - The Taj Mahal (Friday closed).
Taj Mahal - the mausoleum of
Empress Mumtaz Mahal, the beloved spouse of Shah Jahan, who died in 1630.
The building, often styled "a dream in marble" is said to have
taken at least 22 years (1631-1653) to build. (THIS MONUMENT IS CLOSED ON
Agra Fort - which lies on the bend of the River Yamuna, almost
in the heart of the town.
Later drive to Delhi.
In time transfer
to airport to connect the flight for onward destination.
Day 14 : DELHI / ABROAD
Leave : DELHI .
Here For Reservation
Rajasthan Duration :
13 Days/ 12 Nights
Delhi, Mandawa, Gajner, Pokhran, Jaisalmer,
Daspan, Rohetgarh, Deogarh, Bijaipur, Bundi, Rupangarh, Delhi.
01 : ARRIVE DELHI
Ar: delhi by intl. flt. meeting/assistance at
the airport and
drive to pataudi (62 kms/2 hrs). on arrival check-in
at: Hotel Pataudi Palace. Day 02: PATAUDI-MANDAWA
Drive from pataudi to mandawa (230 kms/5.5 hrs). on arrival check-in at:
hotel mandawa castle. Afternoon sightseeing tour of mandawa. Day
Drive from mandawa to gajner (220 kms/5.5 hrs).
on arrival check-in at: hotel gajner palace. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 04: GAJNER
Morning sightseeing tour of Bikaner.
Afternoon at leisure. Day 05: GAJNER-POKHRAN
from Gajner to pokhran (230 kms/5.5 hrs). On arrival check-in at: hotel
Pokhran Fort. Afternoon sightseeing tour of pokhran. Day 06:
Drive from pokhran to jaisalmer (110 kms/2.5
hrs). On arrival check-in at: Hotel Mandir Palace.
tour of Jaisalmer. Evening excursion to sam sand dunes and enjoy camel ride.
Drive from Jaisalmer to Daspan (310 kms/7
hrs). On arrival check-in at: Castle Durjan Niwas. Evening village visit.
Day 08 : DASPAN-ROHETGARH
Drive from daspan
to rohetgarh (90 kms/2.5 hrs). On arrival check-in at: castle. Afternoon
sightseeing tour of Rohetgarh. Day 09 :
Drive from rohetgarh to Deogarh (140 kms/3 hrs).
On arrival check-in at: Fort. Afternoon village visit.
Day 10 : DEOGARH-BIJAIPUR
Drive from Deogarh to Bijaipur (155
kms/4 hrs). On arrival check-in at: Hotel Bijapur Castle. Afternoon village
visit. Day 11 : BIJAPUR-BUNDI
Bijapur to Bundi (105 kms/3 hrs).
On arrival check-in at: Hotel Haveli
Brij Bhushan ji. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Bundi.
Day 12 : BUNDI-RUPANGARH
Drive from Bundi to Rupangarh (121
kms/3 hrs). On arrival check-in at:Rupangarh Fort. Afternoon
visit. Day 13 : RUPANGARH-DELHI-ABROAD
from Rupangarh to delhi (322 kms/7 hrs) international airport in time to
connect flight for onward destination.