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Resplendent Rajasthan Tour
 

Tour Introduction

Rajasthan like a true Indian state has enormous diversity in its culture – with various types of religions, music, dance, food, traditions, dialects and costumes. This Indian state has a very rich culture that attracts thousands of tourists towards it. This beautiful land of Maharaja's still has the essence of history, ethnicity and vibrancy from the medieval times. The culture of Rajasthan is passed on from one generation to another and thus is being carried with same joy and happiness by all. The cultural tours of Rajasthan offer an opportunity to get a glimpse of the exotic locales of the state along with the familiarization of unique Art & Craft, Music & Dance and delectable cuisines of Rajasthan.

Duration : 14 Nights & 15 Days

Itinerary at a Glance : : Delhi – Agra – Ranthambore – Jaipur – Udaipur –Jodhpur – Jaisalmer – Delhi

  ITINERARY
Day 01: DELHI (By Flight)
On arrival at Indira Gandhi International airport, meet & greet by our representative & transfer to Hotel. Overnight at hotel. New Delhi: The capital and the third largest city of India is a fusion of the ancient and the modern era. Standing along the west End of Gangetic Plain, the capital city, Delhi, unwinds a picture rich with culture, architecture and human diversity, deep in history, monuments, museums, galleries, gardens and exotic shows. Comprising of two contrasting yet harmonious parts, the Old Delhi and New Delhi, the city is a travel hub of Northern India. Delhi is a palimpsest, bearing the complexities, the contradictions, the beauty and the dynamism of a city where the past coexists with the present. Many dynasties ruled from here and the city is rich in the architecture of its monuments. Diverse cultural elements absorbed into the daily life of the city have enriched its character
Day 02: DELHI - City Tour
After breakfast your full day sightseeing tour of Delhi starts; which includes the visit of Jama Masjid a strong symbol of architectural excellence and muslim religious faith. Later visit Raj Ghat. After your visit proceed to India Gate where the busy Delhi is reflected in its moving street circle and way far the President House reflects the Shining India as a Global Power in the decades to come, drive past the Presidential Palace and the Parliament House, after lunch visit Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple and Humayun Tomb. Evening at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: DELHI - AGAR (200 Kms / 04 Hrs)
After breakfast at hotel drive (04 hrs) to Agra, arrive & check into hotel. Afternoon move out for the sight seeing tour to the magnificent Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
Taj Mahal of India - "the epitome of love", "a monument of immeasurable beauty". The beauty of this magnificent monument is such that it is beyond the scope of words. The thoughts that come into the mind while watching the Taj Mahal of Agra is not just its phenomenal beauty, but the immense love which was the reason behind its construction. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan got this monument constructed in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, with whom he fell in love at the first sight. The very first sight of the Taj Mahal, the epitome of love and romance leaves one mesmerized.
Agra Fort - Built by the famed Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort is predominantly of red sandstone. Ensconced within is the picture perfect Pearl Mosque, which is a major tourist attraction. It lies on the bend of the river Yamuna, almost in the heart of the town. Akbar built it as his citadel over the years 1563-73 in the finest architectural style. It has imposing gates and walls of red sandstone and a moat. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: AGRA - RANTHAMBHROE (275 Kms / 06 Hrs)
After breakfast at hotel leave (07 hrs) for Ranthambore enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, 37 km west of Agra. Jalal-ud-din-Muhammad Akbar, Humanyun's son, accessed the throne at the tender age of 14. While hunting around Sikri his curiosity was aroused by the songs of some minstrels about the celebrated Khwaja -Mu'inu'd-din Chisti, the founder of the Chisti order of SUFIS. Akbar, who was without a child heard about Saint Salim Chisti and visited him in the year 1568. The saint blessed him with 3 sons and in gratitude Akbar ordered the great mosque of Fatehpur Sikri built under his supervision. As a mark of respect to the saint, Akbar shifted his capital to Fatehpur Sikri and built various secular buildings like the Diwan-I-Am, Diwan-I-Khas, Jodhabai palace, Birbal's house, Marian's house and the Panchmahal. On arrival at Ranthambore check into the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Ranthambhor National Park: Once a princely game conserve is the scene where the celebrated Indian tigers are best seen. Ranthambhor Tiger Reserve lies on the junction of Aravali and Vindhyas just 14 Kms from Sawai Madhopur in Eastern Rajasthan. It sprawls over a varying and undulating landscape. The scenery changes dramatically from gentle and steep slopes of the Vindhyas to the sharp and conical hills of the Aravali. A tenth century fort also blends amicably with the background. Pure sands of Dhok (Anogeissus pendula) interspersed with grasslands at the plateaus, meadows in valleys and luxuriant foliage around the canals make the jungle. Three big lakes – Padam Talab (meaning Lake), Malik Talab and Raj Bagh – are similar turquoises studded in the vast forest that abounds with aquatic vegetation including duckweeds, lilies and lotus.
Day 05: RANTHAMBHORE
Today morning proceed for the jeep safari tour in park to view the Tigers and other species existing in this park. In evening enjoy the jeep safari again. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06: RANTHAMBHORE - JAIPUR (165 Kms / 03 Hrs)
In the morning leave (04 hrs) for Jaipur, arrive & check into hotel. Evening to shop around the illuminated old markets of this lovely city. Overnight at hotel.
Jaipur: Jaipur is the first planned city of India, located in the desert lands of Rajasthan. The city that once had been the capital of the royalty, now serves as the capital city of Rajasthan. The very structure of Jaipur resembles the taste of the Rajputs and the Royal family. In the present date, Jaipur is the major business centre for the natives of Rajasthan with all requisites of a metropolitan city. The city of Jaipur, painted in pink, grasp the appreciation of every visitor. One can see that hoary charm still alive in the avenues of Jaipur. Jaipur is the reservoir of Indian customs, traditions, civilization and legacy.
Day 07: JAIPUR
After breakfast at hotel move out to visit Amber fort on the elephant's back. Amber Fort is usually pronounced as Amer Fort. In 1592, construction of the Fort was started by Raja Man Singh I. However, the Amber Fort took its present form during the reign of Raja Jai Singh I. Visit the city palace (A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture), Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), Jantar Mantar (consisting of outsized astronomical instruments). Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: JAIPUR - UDAIPUR (By Flight)
Breakfast at hotel, In time transfer to airport to board on flight for Udaipur. On arrival at Udaipur meet & transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel. Udaipur: Maharana Udai Singh founded Udaipur in 1559 AD. According to a legend Udai Singh was guided by a holy man meditating on the hill near Pichola Lake to establish his capital on that very spot. Surrounded by Aravali Ranges, forests and lakes this place was less vulnerable to external invasion than Chittaurgarh.
Udaipur is often called ‘Venice of the East’. It is also the ‘city of lakes’. The Lake Palace (Jag Niwas) located in the middle of Pichola Lake is the finest example of architectural and cultural marvel. The grand City Palace on the banks of the lake along with the Monsoon Palace (Sajjan Garh) on the hill above enhances the beauty of this magnificent city. Udaipur is also the centre for performing arts, crafts and its famed miniature paintings.
Day 09: UDAIPUR
After breakfast at hotel day city tour included visit to the City palace, a majestic architectural marvel that is perched on a hill and towers over Lake Pichola. The Palace is a majestic conglomeration of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging gardens. Visit Jagdish temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion Ki Bari (Queen's Resort For Her Friends), with rich foliage and intricately designed fountains. and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum), which has an interesting collection of Indian folk art including costumes, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, musical instruments and deities. Afternoon Enjoy a Boat cruise on Lake Pichola on which the majestic Lake Palace Hotel is situated. See the ghats along the lake and the interesting buildings on the banks. The view of the city palace from the lake is spectacular. Overnights at hotel.
Day 10: UDAIPUR - JODHPUR (285 Kms / 06 Hrs)
In the morning leave (06 hrs) for Jodhpur enroute visit Ranakpur, beautifully sculptured Jain temples mark the glory of this renowned place. Considered as one of the five holy places for the Jain community, these were created in the 15th century during the reign of Rana Kumbha. These are enclosed within a wall. The central Chaumukha [four faced temple] is dedicated to Adinathji. The temple is an astounding creation of architectural splendor with 29 halls and 1,444 pillars all distinctly carved, no two pillars being alike. Every hall of temple has inconceivable surface carved with equal delicacy. Facing the main temple are the temples -Parasvanath - Neminath with exquisite figure carving which look similar to that of Khajuraho sculptures. Another temple worth visiting is the nearby 'Sun Temple' dedicated to the 'Sun God'. The temple has a polygonal wall, richly embellished with carvings of warriors, horses and celestial (Nakshatras, grahs) bodies. The Sun God has been shown riding its vehicle, the chariot. Arrive Jodhpur & check into hotel.
Late afternoon proceed for half day city tour of Jodhpur. Visit the Meharangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone Hill, including Moti-Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing Marble Memorium built in 1899 and the museum located in the Umaid Public Gardens. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: JODHPUR - JAISALMER (300 Kms / 07 Hrs)
MAfter breakfast at hotel leave (07 hrs) for Jaisalmer enroute visit Osian, the ancient town of the Thar Desert was a great trading center between 8th to 12th centuries AD. Today it is a desert oasis with 16 Brahamanical and Jain temples. These are beautifully sculpted and designed, and most of them have stood the ravages of time. On arrival at Jaisalmer check into hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Jaisalmer: The name Jaisalmer evokes utter magic and vibrancy of the desert. It’s straight out of an Arabian Nights fable. The warmth and colour of people is simply overwhelming here. One of the main draws is the daunting 12th century Jaisalmer Fort. The beautiful havelis which were built by wealthy merchants of Jaisalmer are yet another interesting aspect of the desert city. And you can let your eyes caress the sloping sand dunes while you ramble your way in a camel safari. The desert citadel is truly a golden fantasy in the Thar Desert. Bhati Rajput ruler Rawal Jaisal, after whom the city finds its name, founded Jaisalmer in 1156 AD.
Day 12: JAISALMER
After breakfast at hotel proceed for half day city tour of Jaisalmer, includes visit to Jaisalmer Fort, known as Sonar Quila or the Golden fort, rises from the sand and merges with the golden hues of the desert ambience, also visit Government Museum, another prime attraction for the visitors to Jaisalmer. Afternoon enjoy Camel ride at Khuri. Khuri is renowned for its sand dunes, the waves of golden sand. The Jodha Rajputs live here and even today you can see the stamp of Rajput culture in them. Overnight at hotel.
 Day 13: JAISALMER (By Train)
Morning after breakfast at hotel. later Check Out. Evening transfer to railway station to board on train for Delhi. Overnight at train.
Day 14: DELHI - Arrival
Arrive Delhi in the morning, meet at the railway station & transfer to hotel. Full day free for shopping etc. Overnight at hotel.
Day 15: DELHI - Departure
Today you will be transferred to International airport to board on flight for onward destination.
 

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PACKAGE COST INCLUDES: -
Assistance on Arrival & Departure.
Accommodation on twin Sharing Basis as Per Plan.
Breakfast at All Hotels.
Elephant Ride at Amber Fort - Jaipur.
Boat Ride at Udaipur.
Camel Ride at Sam Sand Dunes - Jaisalmer.
Guide & Monuments Entrance Fees.
Exclusive A/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing.
All permit fees & hotel taxes.
 
PACKAGE COST DOES NOT INCLUDES: -
Air Fare/Train fare.
Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips. Liquor, boating & joy rides.
Any other item not specified in “Cost Includes”.
Additional sightseeing or usages of vehicle not mention in the itinerary.
Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blocks etc (to be borne by the clients directly on the spot).
Govt. Service Tax. 05%
 
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