Explore the lands of the Maharajas. Go in search of the elusive tiger in Ranthambore National Park - one of the world's best known wilderness areas. Here the landscape is dominated by the 10th century fortress while the valleys have numerous cenotaphs, ruins and abandoned settlements. Visit the fascinating desert city of Pushkar and the cuty of lakes Udaipur. Appreciate the medieval feel of Jaisalmer, and a ride a camel to near-by sand dunes. Get a glimpse into a bygone era and join your fellow travellers in Rajasthan
DAY 1 DELHI
Your tour commences with an arrival transfer to your hotel in vibrant Delhi.
Vivanta By Taj Dwarka New Deli (5 star)
DAY 2 DELHI
Today you will explore the old and new of India. Start with the imposing Red Fort known for its massive enclosing walls of red sandstone. Visit Jama Masjid one of the largest mosques in India, followed by a visit to Gandhi’s memorial at Raj Ghat. This evening, join your fellow tour members at a welcome dinner. BD
DAY 3 DELHI – AGRA
This morning explore New Delhi with a visit to Birla House, the former residence of Mahatma Gandi. Afterwards drive along the Rajpath past the famous India Gate, the Houses of Parliament, Connaught Place and visit Humayun's Tomb, the first garden-tomb of India. Continue to the 75m high Qutub Minar, an incredible red sandstone tower. Afterwards continue on to Agra. BD
Trident Agra (5 star) or The Gateway Hotel (5 star)
DAY 4 AGRA / FATEHPUR SIKRI
Explore the iconic Taj Mahal, the famous monument of love. The architectural wonder was built by the emperor in loving memory of his beloved queen. Continue on to the Red Fort of Agra, a powerful fortress of red sandstone. This afternoon travel to nearby Fatehpur Sikri to explore the grounds of this one time capital of the Mughal Empire and now fascinating ghost city. See the stunning remains include the three palaces built by Emperor Akbar, one for each of his favourite wives. BD
DAY 5 AGRA – RANTHAMBORE
Today drive to Ranthambore, famous for the famous Royal Bengal Tigers and spotting the big cat in its natural habitat can be an experience. Enjoy an afternoon safari where you have the opportunity to spot various indigenous animals, such as tiger, nilgai, chausingha, chital, chinkara, wild boar, jungle cat, ratel, hyena, porcupine, the Rhesus Macaque and the black-faced Langur. BLD
Tiger Den Resort (Jungle Resort)
DAY 6 RANTHAMBORE – JAIPUR
Enjoy a morning safari for another opportunity to spot animals. Then drive to Jaipur the pristine jewel in the desert sands of Rajasthan. This evening enjoy dinner with a Rajasthan Cultural Dance performance. BD
Trident Jaipur (5 star)
DAY 7 JAIPUR
This morning visit the Amber Fort, a classic romantic Rajasthani Fort-Palace, which stands tall overlooking the Pink City. Choose to ascend by Jeep to reach the inner citadel, where you will find an extensive palace complex, including the magnificent Chamber of a Thousand Mirrors. BD
DAY 8 JAIPUR – JAIPUR
Today drive to the fascinating Pushkar, the desert city is home to interesting bathing Ghats, onion domes and temples. Then visit the famous temple of Lord Brahma Temple. BD
The Green House Resort (Tented Resort)
DAY 9 JAIPUR – UDAIPUR
Continue your exploration of Rajasthan as you drive to Udaipur, a city of lakes set against the beautiful backdrop of the Aravalli Hills. BD
Trident Udaipur (5 star)
DAY 10 UDAIPUR
Today you will visit the impressive City Palace, Saheliyon-Ki-Bari gardens and Fateh Sagar Lake. Continue on to visit Jagdish Temple, a large Hindu temple famous for its intricate rock carvings. Later in the evening enjoy a Boat Ride on Lake Pichola. BD
DAY 11 UDAIPUR – JODHPUR
Proceed to the stunning city of Jodhpur. This afternoon visit Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest forts in India. Inside its boundaries are several palaces known for their intricate carvings and expansive courtyards. Then visit Jaswant Thada, a white marble memorial with an array of whimsical domes. BD
Radisson Jodhpur (5 star)
DAY 12 JODHPUR – JAISALMER
Drive to Jaisalmer across the desert, witnessing its magic as the city shimmers like a mirage in the distance. The golden sandstone walls and narrow streets lined with exquisitely carved buildings, through which camel carts trudge leisurely, has an extraordinarily medieval feel and an incredible atmosphere. BD
Hotel Rawal Kot (4 star)
DAY 13 JAISALMER
Today, visit Jaisalmer Fort (Sonar Fort) one of the largest fully preserved fortified cities in the world. This afternoon explore the Jain temple dating to the 11th century BC and Patwon-ki-Haveli, the home of a wealthy merchant. This five-storey complex is the most elaborate of Jaisalmer’s havelis. We also visit Gadisar Tank, a scenic lake with numerous beautiful shrines. This afternoon drive to Sam village to ride camels to the nearby sand dunes to enjoy the beautiful desert sunset. BD
Hotel Rawal Kot (4 star)
DAY 14 JAISALMER – BIKANER
Afterwards drive to Bikaner and check in at the heritage hotel, Lalgarh Palace which was commissioned by a former Maharaja. This afternoon visit the impressive Junagarh Fort and admire its beautifully decorated interiors. BD
Llagarh Palace (Heritage)
DAY 15 BIKANER – MANDAWA – ALSISAR
This morning drive to Deshnoke to visit the famous Rat Temple dedicated to the Goddess Karni Mata. The interiors are decorated with intricate marble panels, silver and gold. It is also home to approximately 20,000 rats. Afterwards drive to Mandawa, "The Open Air Art Gallery of Rajasthan". Admire the havelis, where the walls have been decorated with beautiful frescos depicting different aspects of the life in Rajasthan. Afterwards continue to Alsisar to enjoy the balance of the day at leisure. BD
Alsisar Mahal (Heritage)
DAY 16 ALSISAR – DELHI
Your tour concludes with a transfer Delhi (approx. 6 hours), check in at your hotel where you have day use 8.30pm before for your onward journey. BD
Vivanta By Taj Dwarka New Deli (5 star)
*Ranthambore National Park is closed July to September. For these departures, travellers will spend an extra night in Delhi.
|15 Nov 2019 - 15 Nov 2019|
|22 Nov 2019 - 22 Nov 2019|
|06 Dec 2019 - 06 Dec 2019|
|13 Dec 2019 - 13 Dec 2019|
|10 Jan 2020 - 10 Jan 2020|
|17 Jan 2020 - 17 Jan 2020|
|31 Jan 2020 - 31 Jan 2020|
|07 Feb 2020 - 07 Feb 2020|
|14 Feb 2020 - 14 Feb 2020|
|28 Feb 2020 - 28 Feb 2020|
|06 Mar 2020 - 06 Mar 2020|
|13 Mar 2020 - 13 Mar 2020|
|27 Mar 2020 - 27 Mar 2020|
|10 Apr 2020 - 10 Apr 2020|
|08 May 2020 - 08 May 2020|
|05 Jun 2020 - 05 Jun 2020|
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