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Royal Rajasthan Tour

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Duration: 25 Nights / 26 Days

Destinations Covered: Delhi - Samode - Nawalgarh - Khimsar - Jaisalmer - Pokhran - Jodhpur - Mandore - Rohet - Daspan - Sirohi - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Dungarpur - Chittaurgarh Fort - Bijaipur - Kota - Bundi - Pacheswar - Jaipur - Bhandrej - Karauli - Bharatpur- Agra - Delhi

Day 1: Delhi

Arrive Delhi and our representative shall met you at the airport and escort you to the pre-booked hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2: Delhi

Samode Palace India

After breakfast depart for guided sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi. Visit India Gate, Jantar Mantar, Lotus temple and Birla temple. Take a small break for Lunch. Later drive past Presidents Palace and visit Red Fort and Jama Masjid. Wrap up the evening with a Sound & Light Show at Red Fort. Overnight stay at Delhi.

Day 3: Delhi - Samode

Drive to Samode- a 16th century Palace and spend overnight. Visit the villages nearby and the havelis (mansions) of Samode.

Day 4: Samode - Nawalgarh

Drive to Nawalgarh in the heart of the Shekhawati region. Arrival in Nawalgarh & Transfer to Hotel. The Shekhawati region is also known as the Largest Open Art Gallery of the World. Visit the local mansions with elaborately painted frescoes on their walls and inside. The affluent Traders of the past used to flaunt their wealth by engaging the artist in getting their mansions painted in murals and frescoes depicting religious or scenes from everyday life. Visit Mansions at Mandawa and also visit the Dundlod Fort. Overnight at Nawalgarh / Mandawa.

Day 5: Nawalgarh - Khimsar

After a leisurely breakfast drive to Khimsar. Arrive Khimsar and transfer to Khimsar fort Palace. Later in the evening visit the village settlement near the sand dunes .Take a short camel safari or go sightseeing for Blackbucks. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 6: Khimsar - Jaisalmer

Drive to Jaisalmer, the charming fortified settlement in the heart of the desert. Later visit the Jaisalmer Fort and understand why Jaislamer is called the Golden City. Also visit the Famous Havelis (Patrician Mansions) of Jaisalmer and marvel at the beauty and the painstakingly done carvings on their walls. Enjoy a small boat ride at Gadsisar Lake or take stroll in the narrow bylanes and streets of Jaisalmer. Evening excursion to Sam Sand Village for a short Camel safari. Enjoy the beautiful sight of sunset and later in the evening enjoy dinner by a bonfire while watching colorful performance by folk dancers weave magic in the night. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 7: Jaisalmer - Pokhran

Jaisalmer Desert Safari

Morning drive to Pokhran a civilization cut off from the world for centuries, this is one of the last known citadels where the 21st century has made few intrusions, and a wide variety of crafts are still practiced. Pottery, and decorations for camels are made here. Overnight at Pokhran Fort.

Day 8: Pokhran - Jodhpur

After breakfast leave for Jodhpur. On arrival check in at the Hotel. Later pursue sightseeing of the majestic Mehrangarh Fort - Museum with panoramic View of Jodhpur - the blue city. Also visit the Jaswant Thada (the Royal Cenotaphs) while driving down from the Mehrangarh Fort. Later visit the Umaid Bhawan Palace- Worlds largest private residence which has been partly converted into a luxury hotel. It is said that it was built by then ruler to help his subjects tide over a cruel famine as it gave employment to many when the famine struck longest. Do not forget to visit the opulent museum in the Palace. Rest of the day splash in the swimming pool and relax. Overnight at Jodhpur.

Day 9: Jodhpur - Mandore - Rohet

Visit Mandore, and then drive to Rohet Village and stay overnight at Rohetgarh Fort -a heritage hotel palace. In late afternoon, take a Jeep Safari Tour of Bisnoi's Desert Villages & see Opium Ceremony in Paliwal Village. Overnight at Rohet fort.

Day 10: Rohet - Daspan

Drive to Daspan village where the fertile fields grow bountiful crops, and the village is known for its embroidered shoes. There are also some families that make bows and arrows in the Bhil style. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 11 : Daspan

Continue into farming country, to Siyana. Visit the stable of Marwari horses. Overnight at Farm House.

Day 12 : Daspan - Sirohi

Across the flat, irrigated lands of Sirohi, drive to Leopard's Lair at Bera. There is a large settlement of Rabaris in the vicinity. These migrants move around, but this permanent settlement has well-kept, clean homes.

Day 13 : Sirohi - Ranakpur

Ranakpur Temple, Ranakpur Tourism

Drive to Ranakpur with its 16th century temples. Ranakpur Temples are a fine example of the temple architecture and rest on 1444 pillars of which no one is alike. Do not miss the exotic latticework done on the domes and pillars as many have a story to tell. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 14: Ranakpur - Udaipur

Drive to Udaipur and stay at Shikarbadi Lodge - a royal hunting preserve of the erstwhile Kings and set in verdant forest surroundings. Everyday at fixed hours the deer's, antelopes and wild pigs and many birds come for their daily eating ritual at this lodge. A unique sight and a must see. Evening visit the Garden of Queens Consorts commonly known as Saheliyon-Ki-Bari with its exquisite fountains, landscaped gardens and exotic flora. Later enjoy a puppet show at a Folk Art Museum. Another must see is the Jagdish temple with its beautiful architecture. Evening at Leisure. Overnight at Udaipur

Day 15: Udaipur

After a hearty breakfast visit the City Palace complex and visit the world famous collection of Crystal at the Crystal Gallery Museum. Also visit the impressive Vintage Car collection of the previous King. Later take a boat ride on Lake Pichola and see the beautiful Lake Palace built in the midst of the lake .The Lake Palace Hotel can only be reached by boat and is now a Heritage Deluxe palace hotel. Overnight at Udaipur.

Day 16: Udaipur - Dungarpur

Drive to Dungarpur and visit Bhil villages all around. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 17 : Dungarpur - Chittaurgarh Fort - Bijaipur

Drive via Chittaurgarh Fort to Bijaipur, the base for the Mina tribes. The village is located beside a lake. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 18 : Bijapur - Kota

Drive to Kota, stay at Umed Bhawan, Brijraj Bhawan or Sukhdam Niwas. Local sightseeing. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 19 : Kota - Bundi

Bundi Fort, Bundi Travel Packages

Drive to Bundi for sightseeing of fort, and Raniji ki Baori stepwell. Continue to Rajmahal, a 300-year-old palace with the village named after it. The palace overlooks the river below. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 20 : Bundi - Pachewar

Drive to Pachewar vilage and its restored fort or Garh. Flourishing agricultural practices, toy makers and a blue pottery kiln. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 21: Pacheswar - Jaipur

Drive to Jaipur, and on arrival, check in at the hotel. Later in the evening enjoy a visit to Chokhi Dhani- an ethnic village resort on the outskirts of the city. Enjoy an evening full of folk dances, camel rides, boat ride, getting photographed in ethnic rajasthani costumes and get treated an authentic Rajasthani cuisine. Overnight at Jaipur.

Day 22: Jaipur - Bhandarej

Start your day with a ride to the Amber Fort on a caparisoned Elephant. Visit the nearby Jaigarh Fort and its museum with its varied collection of armour and royal carriages. Also visit the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) and the mesmerizing City Palace Museum. Drive to Bhandarej. The village has a lovely setting beside a lake, and Meena settelments around it. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 23 : Bhandrej - Karauli

Drive ro Karauli, known for its pink stone quarries, and and Kaila Devi temple. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 24 : Karauli - Bharatpur

Drive to Bharatpur. Visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, and take a rickshaw ride to the sanctuary and marvel at why and how the birds travel many thousand kilometers from Siberia and other places from across the world to this small lake sanctuary. Also visit the old fort with its incredibly invincible mud bastions. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 25: Bharatpur- Agra

Taj Mahal, Agra Vacations

After breakfast leave for Agra en-route visit Akbar's Mausoleum in Sikandra. Reach Agra and check in at hotel. Later take a guided tour of Agra Fort & Taj Mahal built by Mughal Emperor in memory of his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Overnight at hotel in Agra.

Day 26: Agra - Delhi

After a leisurely breakfast by the poolside enjoy some more time leisurely tanning yourself in the warm winter sun. Later in the afternoon drive down to Delhi to catch your flight to back home.On arrival at Delhi get transferred to international airport. TOUR ENDS