The Rajasthan and Taj Mahal Tour offer glimpses to Indian richness, royalty and grandeur. Beginning from Delhi, the journey moves westward towards Mandawa, the land of beautiful havelis, mansions and royal castle. The next halt is in spicy desert city - Bikaner, known for its vast expanse of deserts. The journey proceeds further to the blue city called Jodhpur which also has beautiful deserts. Next famous halt is in the ultimate destination in Rajasthan, Udaipur. Through the heritage of Deogarh, the tour moves towards the heritage of Jaipur and Ranthambhore. Then, the journey reaches at Agra where Taj Mahal basks in glory and magnificence. The tour graduates with Delhi’s sightseeing including Raj Ghat (Cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi), Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar & India Gate (War Memorial). Drive Past President House & Parliament House.
Day 01 : Delhi
in Delhi. Meet and assist at the airport. Then transfer to the hotel.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi - Mandawa
After breakfast, drive to Mandawa, 242 kms and 05 hrs drive. Upon arrival
transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight stay
at the hotel.
Day 03 : Mandawa
After breakfast, proceed for sight seeing for Mandawa, Mandawa Castle is
one of the finest castle of Rajasthan, is now a beautiful hotel and it has
beautiful frescoes, Havelis & mansions. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Mandawa - Bikaner
Morning breakfast, proceed for Bikaner, 164 kms and 03 hrs drive. Upon
arrival transfer to the hotel. Afternoon city tour. Bikaner City is
bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort, housing old
palaces, temples and mosque. Founded by Raja Rai Singh, the fort is
distinguished by its long range of 37 pavilions, a line of balconies and
aerial windows of varying designs. Also visit Lallgarh Palace, the museum,
Bhanda Sagar Jain and Deshnoke Rat Temple. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : Bikaner - Jodhpur
Morning, drive to Jodhpur, 243 kms and 05 hrs drive. On arrival check in
hotel. Later proceed for an afternoon city sightseeing. Jodhpur, stronghold
of the fierce Rathore clan was founded in 1459 by Prince Jodha. Visit the
Mehrangarh Fort situated on a low sandstone hill. Within the fort visit
Moti- Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble
cenotaph built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh in 1899 and the Umaid
Public Gardens. Also visit the Mandore Garden and Clock Tower. Overnight at
Day 06 : Jodhpur - Udaipur
After breakfast, drive to Udaipur, 275 kms and 06 hrs and enroute visit to
Ranakpur Temples. Upon arrival, check in hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of
Udaipur. Visit the city palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar
Lake, Shaelion Ki Bari (queen's resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok
Kala Mandir (folk art museum). Rest the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 : Udaipur - Deogarh
Morning, drive to Deogarh, 143 kms and 03 hrs. Arrive Deogarh and check in
hotel. The Deogarh Castle is located on a hillock and is encircled by the
town. It was built in 1670 ad by Rawat Dwarkadas Ji of the Chundawat clan of
the Siaodia Dynasty. Constructed by the famed Sompura architects, well-known
for their additions and alterations. There are five floors and over 200
rooms have murals done by local painters after whom Deogarh school of
painting has acquired fame the world over. The family has a large collection
of Deogarh miniatures. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 : Deogarh - Jaipur
Morning, drive to Jaipur, 50 kms and 01 hrs drive. Rajasthan's beautiful
Pink City Jaipur, was the stronghold of a clan of rulers whose three hill
forts and series of palaces in the city are important attractions. Known as
the Pink City because of the colour of the stone used exclusively in the
walled city, Jaipur's bazaars sell embroidered leather shoes, blue pottery,
tie and dye scarves and other exotic wares. Western Rajasthan itself forms a
convenient circuit, in the heart of the Thar desert which has shaped its
history, lifestyles and architecture. Upon arrival, check in hotel. Rest of
the day is free for leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 : Jaipur
After breakfast visit to Amber Fort - Amber Fort was the ancient capital of
the State. Elephant ride - Jeep Safari is provided to ascend hill on top of
which the fort is situated. Afternoon city tour of Jaipur visiting the Hawa
Mahal - the palace of winds, the Observatory or the Jantar Mantar. Overnight
Day 10 : Jaipur - Ranthambhore
Morning, drive to Ranthambhore, 145 kms and 03 hrs drive. Ranthambore
occupies a pride of place among the wildlife destinations of India. A travel
to Ranthambore National Park is an absolute must for the tourist having a
penchant for wildlife. Best Indian Travel offers Ranthambore travel to see
the wildlife at its best. Arrive Ranthambhore National Park. Check in hotel.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 11 : Ranthambore – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra
visit Ranthambhore (world famous wild life sanctuary). Back to hotel and
afternoon drive to Agra, 227 kms and 05 hrs drive. Enroute visit to the
Fatehpur Sikri. Arrive & check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 : Agra
Morning city tour. Visit the magnificent Taj Mahal built by the Emperor
Shah Jehan between 1631 and 1653 as an expression of his love for his Queen
Mumtaz Mahal. Over night at hotel. Also visit Itmad- Ud- Daula's Tomb built
by Empress Noorjahan in memory of her father. Overnight at hotel. (Taj Mahal
remain closed on Fridays)
Day 13 : Agra - Delhi
Morning, drive to Delhi, 205 kms and 04 hrs drive. Arrive Delhi & check
in hotel. Half day Delhi sightseeing tour visiting the Raj Ghat (Cremation
site of Mahatma Gandhi), Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar & India Gate
(War Memorial). Drive Past President House & Parliament House. Overnight
Day 14 : Delhi
Day at leisure and departure to the international airport to depart for