Castle Tour of Rajasthan
ROUTE -Delhi – Samode – Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Sam Sand Dunes - Rohet – Jodhpur – Kumbhalgarh – Udaipur – Bijapur – Pushkar – Jaipur – Agra - Delhi
Duration: 17 Nights / 18 Days
The Castle Tour of Rajasthan is a tour that will allow you to experience the royalty while visit Mandawa, famous for frescoes of its Havelis. The tour will not be complete without visiting the magnificent Taj Mahal in Agra that has left tourist spellbound by its beauty. On this tour visit some of the royal cities of India like Bikaner, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. Further the tour takes you to Jaipur to get to feel the real essence of royal and colorful India. Enjoy elephant ride to Amer Fort and set out for the tour to Pink City Jaipur. Moving to Mandawa enjoy an excursion to the magnificent Mandawa Haveli and also pay visits to the intricately designed Haveli in Mandawa. You can also visit magnificent Mehrangarh fort, Jaisalmer Fort and Kumbhalgarh Fort while doing this tour.
ARRIVAL IN DELHI
After arrival at Delhi Airport, meet our DIH representative who’ll escort you to the one of our listed hotels in Delhi. Check-in at the hotel to relax in the cozy comfort of its room. Delhi the capital city of India is always alive with activity. You will be amazed to see colorful crowds moving through public places like markets. In the evening you may venture out to explore the pulsating nightlife of Delhi.Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.
Next morning after breakfast, embark on Delhi sightseeing tour. The major tourist attractions of Delhi include Qutub Minar, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Red Fort, India Gate, Jama Masjid, Humayun’s Tomb, and the President’s House.
In the evening revisit Red Fort to witness the impressive light and sound show. After your one day trip to Delhi, drop you back to hotel.Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.
DELHI - SAMODE
In the morning after breakfast, proceed to Samode. It is a tiny locale in the suburbs of Jaipur. Samode is known for the posh palaces. The palaces here exhibit the magnificently carved interiors and the fabulous frescoed walls. Upon reaching Samode, check-in at one of our listed hotels. Rest and relax for a while. Later in the day set off to explore the major tourist attractions like the ramparts of Samode Fort, Durbar Tent, Sultan Mahal and the Samode Bagh. In the evening you may like to take a village life – tour of the Samode village on camel back and enjoy the local tradition and life.
SAMODE - MANDAWA
Next morning after breakfast drive straight to Mandawa. It is a small beautiful town known for its beautiful havelies and forts. On reaching Mandawa, check-in at the hotel. After resting and relaxing for a while move out on an excursion to the magnificent Mandawa Haveli. The intricately painted walls of this place and the detailed work will enthrall you to the fullest. Some of the other popular havelis that be visited include the Jhunjhunwala Haveli, Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli, Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli, Goenka Double Haveli, Murmuria Haveli, and the Mohan Lal Saraf Haveli. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Mandawa.
MANDAWA - BIKANER
Post Breakfast, drive straight to Bikaner- “The camel City”. The city is fortified by a 7 Km wall with five gates. This magnificent city contains royal forts and palaces. Upon arrival at Bikaner, get accommodated in one of your listed hotels. After relaxing for a while in the room proceed for a full day excursion to some of the major tourist hotspots covering Junagarh Fort, Raj Ratan Bihari Temple and the Karni Mata Temple. In the evening you may take a visit to Gajner Palace and the Camel breeding center.Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Bikaner.
In the morning after an early breakfast, leave for Jaisalmer by surface. The Jaisalmer city commands for the major tourist attractions scattered all over Rajasthan. On reaching Jaisalmer, check-in at one of our listed hotels. The day is to be spent at leisure. In the evening visit the Jaisalmer Fort- a dominant structure between the sand. In the evening you have the option of witnessing the Gadsisar Lake to observe migratory birds from close quarters or Witness an exotic sunset against the Sam sand Dunes on a camel ride.
JAISALMER - SAM SAND DUNES
The next morning after an early breakfast, embark on a guided tour of the city. Jaisalmer is also revered for its havelis. Pay a visit to Salim ji Ki haveli and Nathmal ki haveli which are most striking amongst the other havelis.
Post lunch, get all set to visit the world-popular Sam Sand Dunes, 45 km from the main city. En- route, stop to visit the ancient Amar Sagar Lake complex.
Continue towards the Sam Sand Dunes, an ideal place to enjoy life in a desert. Check-into the camp. Later, hop onto a camel's back who takes you through the desert and its surroundings villages. At night, enjoy folk music dance, cocktails and special dinner under the star-lit sky.Enjoy an overnight stay at the Camp in Sam Sand Dunes.
SAM SAND DUNES - ROHET
In the morning after breakfast, drive to Jodhpur. On reaching Jodhpur, check-in at one of our listed hotels. Later proceed the sightseeing including the popular attractions of Jodhpur, including the massive Mehrangarh Fort. Next in line is Jaswant Thada- built in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh, it is a beautiful white-marble structure. Now, enjoy a visit to the stunning Umaid Bhawan Palace, commissioned by Umaid Singh. Constructed in a span of 16 years, this palace was built with an aim to provide employment to the famine-struck people of the area. While the royal family stays here in one part, the other has been turns into a museum.Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Jodhpur.
ROHET - JODHPUR
In the morning after breakfast, drive to Jodhpur. On reaching Jodhpur, check-in at one of our listed hotels. Later proceed the sightseeing including the popular attractions of Jodhpur, including the massive Mehrangarh Fort. Next in line is Jaswant Thada- built in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh, it is a beautiful white-marble structure. Now, enjoy a visit to the stunning Umain Bhawan Palace, commissioned by Umaid Singh. Constructed in a span of 16 years, this palace was built with an aim to provide employment to the famine-struck people of the area. While the royal family stays here in one part, the other has been turns into a museum.Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Ghanerao.
JODHPUR - KUMBHALGARH
On the 10th day of the tour, drive to Kumbhalgarh. On arriving Kumbhalgarh, check-in at one of our enlisted hotels. In the afternoon proceed to visit the major tourist hotspots like the Kumbhalgarh Fort, Badal Mahal, Vedi Temple, Parshuram Temple and the Neelkanth Mahadeo Temple. In the evening enjoy the jeep safari at the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary.Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Kumbhalgarh.
KUMBHALGARH - UDAIPUR
Post breakfast, drive straight to Udaipur- “ Venice of the East”. On arrival check-in at one of our enlisted hotels. Rest and relax for the day. In the evening enjoy boat ride at the Pichola Lake. Also visit the Lake Palace, one of the finest examples of architectural and cultural marvel.Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Udaipur.
Post breakfast, embark on a city tour of Udaipur. Visit some of the major tourist hotspots covering the City Palace Museum, Sahelion Ki Bari, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal, Folk Art Museum and Jagdish Temple. In the evening visit the The grand City Palace on the banks of the lake along with the Monsoon Palace on the hill above that enhances the beauty of this magnificent city.Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Udaipur.
UDAIPUR - BASSI
In the morning post breakfast, head straight to Bassi. As you reach Bassi, check-in at one our listed hotels. After resting for a while in your hotel room, move out on an excursion to the major tourist attractions of the place which include Bassi And Orai Dams, Bassi Hunting Lodge, Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary and the Madhogarh Fort. Return to the hotel & Enjoy comfortable night stay at the hotel in Bassi.Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Bassi.
BASSI - PACHEWAR
Post breakfast drive to Pachewar that is located at a distance of 90 Kms from Jaipur. Upon reaching Pachewar, check-in at one of our listed hotels. After resting for a while pay a visit to thewell- preserved tranquil Pachewar fort that has massive ramparts imposing gates with intricate balconies and a rural backdrop. Later in the evening take a leisurely walk to explore the village.Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Pachewar.
PACHEWAR - JAIPUR
Post breakfast, leave for Jaipur by road. Upon arrival check-in at one our enlisted hotels. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and is also called the Pink City. The reason for this is that most of the monuments in Jaipur are painted pink. Later in the day explore some other major tourist attractions of Jaipur including the Monkey Temple, Albert Hall Museum, and Birla Mandir. Evening to be spent as to your liking.Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel at Jaipur .
After having your breakfast in the morning, leave for exploring the various colors of this beautiful city, Jaipur. Jaipur is full of attractions that speak volumes about the glory of Rajputana kingdom. These attractions form a part of our itinerary and we start with visiting the Amber Fort which is tucked over a hill (reached via an elephant ride). Next we will be visiting the Jantar Mantar astronomical observatory, splendid Hawa Mahal built on the architectural principles of a natural cooling system and splendiferous City Palace and Jal Mahal. Enjoying the local treats like shopping, food and rickshaw ride are reserved for evening.
JAIPUR - AGRA
Post breakfast, leave for Agra by road. Stop on the way to visit Abhaneri-Step well and Ftehpur Sikri. Visit the Abhaneri-Chand Baori. The place is popular for the amazing 'Baoris' (step wells) and
Harshat Mata Temple.
Fatehpur Sikri listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Fatehpur Sikri was built by Emperor Akbar.
The city highlights some of the iconic structures of the Mughal era. Later, drive towards Agra. On reaching Agra, check-in to the hotel and Later proceed to see sunset at Taj from Mehtab Bagh Garden. Return to the hotel in the evening.
AGRA - DELHI
An Early morning visit to the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, which looks even more beautiful in the glory of the shining sun. Breakfast at the hotel. Now proceed to visit the magnificent Agra Fort also known as the Red Fort and Itimad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb are famous for their brilliant architecture. After having your lunch, back to Delhi by road. Upon arrival at Delhi, get transferred to the Delhi airport to catch the flight for onward destination. The tour ends with the sweet memories with Delightful India Holidays.
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