RAJPUT HERITAGE TOUR
DURATION: 18 DAYS / 17 NIGHTS
DELHI – SAMODE – NAWALGARH – MANDAWA- BIKANER – JAISALMER-JODHPUR-GHANERAO – RANAKPUR – UDAIPUR – DEOGARH – JAIPUR – KANOTA – AGRA – DELHI
Rajput Heritage Tour is specially designed to let you explore the royal legacy of the Rajputs and experiencing their lifestyle by visiting the magnificent palaces and forts built by them. This tour will take you to some of the beautiful cities with alluring and mesmerising monuments of the bygone era. This royal tour will also take you to the symbol of eternal love, Taj Mahal the seventh wonder of the world. Its majestic architecture is bound to leave you spellbound.
DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN DELHI
Namaste and welcome to India. On arrival at Delhi our representative will meet you at the airport and assist you till your check in process at the hotel. The remaining day is free at leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 02: DELHI SIGHTSEEING
Good Morning! After breakfast you will be going for a full day sightseeing tour of the capital city of India starting with the majestic Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone, Jama Masjid, the largest and most splendid mosque in India, both built by Emperor Shah Jahan, Rajghat- the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, where he was cremated. Post lunch the sightseeing continues to explore the best tourist attractions of New Delhi including a drive past through the Indian President’s House (Rashtrapati Bhawan) towards India gate built to honour and pay a tribute to the Indian soldiers, then visit Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar; built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty and the beautiful Lotus Temple. In the evening take a cycle rickshaw ride through the bustling and colourful bazaar of Chandani Chowk for shopping or to taste some tantalizing North Indian cuisines. Afterwards return to the hotel for a pleasant overnight stay.
DAY 03: DELHI TO SAMODE
After breakfast drive towards Samode. On arrival check-in at hotel. Evening free to explore Samode city and surroundings. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 04: SAMODE TO NAWALGARH VIA JAIPUR
After breakfast half day city tour of Jaipur, visit the Amber Fort. Amber Fort was the capital of this state long time ago. Visit the Sheesh Mahal (Hall of victory) which is a hall glittering with mirrors. Ascend the fort on an Elephant back, also visit Maharaja’s City Palace and the Observatory.
Later drive to Nawalgarh: The heart of Shekhawati. On arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 05: NAWALGARH TO MANDAWA
Morning free to explore the surroundings of Nawalgarh, later on after breakfast drive towards Mandawa, an ideal location to revisit Rajasthan’s rich heritage and culture. On arrival check-in at hotel. In the evening you are free to explore Mandawa. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 06: MANDAWA TO BIKANER
After breakfast take a walking sightseeing tour of Mandawa Village and experience the life of locals. Later on proceed towards Bikaner. Upon arrival check-in at hotel and relax. Evening is free for your leisure activities. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 07: BIKANER SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast take a tour of Bikaner visiting the Bikaner Fort, the Lalgarh Palace, Deshnoke Temple and Junagadh Fort – constructed between 1588 and 1593 by Raja Rai Singh, fort has a 986 metre long wall with 37 bastions & two entrances, Bhand Sagar Temple – The 16th century Jain temple, is the most important of this temple complex, Camel Breeding Farm – a unique experience where you can ride on a camel & have perhaps the first taste of camel’s milk. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 08: BIKANER TO JAISALMER
Get up early and after breakfast drive to Jaisalmer. En-route Jaisalmer visit the Pokhran Fort. On reaching Jaisalmer check-in at hotel. Evening free to relax or enjoy the city atmosphere. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 09: JAISALMER SIGHTSEEING
After having breakfast you get the full day for sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer. Visit Jaisalmer Fort – built on the highest point of the Tricuta hill, the fort is entered through the Suraj Pol or Sun Gate. Outstanding features are Megh Durbar & various temples, Salim Singh-Ki-Haveli & Patwon-Ki-Haveli – some of the beautiful mansions with stone carving and lattice work of breath taking intricacy, Lodurva – A masterpiece of architectural grandeur. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 10: SAM SAND DUNES
No trip to Jaisalmer is complete without a visit to the most picturesque dunes. This day you will visit Sam Sand dunes. The ripples on the wind-caressed dunes create enchanting mirages. Adventure lovers can go out on a Camel Safari getting the real feel of the desert on the camel back. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 11: JAISALMER TO JODHPUR
After having breakfast, drive to Jodhpur. En-route Jodhpur visit Mandore. Reaching Jodhpur, check into a hotel. Evening free for leisure activities. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 12: JODHPUR TO GHANERAO
After breakfast take a sightseeing tour of Jodhpur city. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, the Jaswant Thada and the Umaid Bhawan Palace. Afternoon drive to Ghanerao. On arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 13: GHANERAO TO RANAKPUR
In the morning take an excursion to Kumbhalgarh. Afternoon drive to Ranakpur, on arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 14: RANAKPUR TO UDAIPUR
In the morning enjoy visit Ranakpur temples, then continue to Udaipur. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Evening free for shopping around the local market. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 15: UDAIPUR TO DEOGARH
In the morning take a boat ride at Lake Pichola. Next visit City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Museum, Saheliyon ki Bari (Gardens of the maids of Honor). Afternoon drive to Deogarh. On arrival check-in at hotel. Deogarh Mahal: A castle of Medieval Rajasthan. You can also enjoy of your choice Trekking in the hills or Walk in the village or Local tribal warrior dance or Performance by folk musicians and artists. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 16: DEOGARH – JAIPUR – KANOTA
After breakfast drive to Kanota which is 15 kms from Jaipur towards east. Arrive and check-in at hotel. Rest of the day free to visit local area. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 17: KANOTA TO AGRA
After breakfast drive to Agra. En-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri. Arrive and check-in at hotel. Afternoon visit the Agra Fort which has the Pearl Mosque, Diwan-e-am (the hall of public audience) and Diwan-e-Khas (the hall of private audience). Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 18: AGRA TO DELHI
In the morning visit the famous Taj Mahal built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument is made of white marble and it took 22 years to get constructed. After breakfast drive back to Delhi. On arrival transfer to Airport for onward destination.
NOTE: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs and preferences. Feel free to contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday or a tour package specially designed to suit your needs and desire for an unforgettable India tour.
- Daily Breakfast at Hotel.
- Accommodation as per our Itinerary hotel on twin sharing basis inclusive of taxes.
- Complimentary drinks on arrival.
- Pickup service from Airport, Railway Station and Hotel.
- Air Conditioned vehicles having sufficient space for luggage.
- All State Taxes, Parking and all transport related expense including Driver Services.
- A trained and knowledgeable representative throughout the tour.
- Experienced chauffeurs for all kinds of conveyance.
- Entry fee at the monuments.
- Tips to the servicemen.
- Meals and services not specified in the above mentioned section.
- Cost for Airfare, Train fare, Insurance Premiums.
- Cost for service provided on a personal request.
- Cost for personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, Soft Drinks, Incidentals, Porter Charges, tips etc.
- Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” head.