Cultural Tour of Rajasthan

Cultural Tour of Rajasthan

No. of days : 13 days/ 12 nights
Destinations included : Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Pushkar
Highlights of the tour : Taj Mahal, numerous world heritage sites, various forts, camel breeding farm, rat temple tour, boat ride in lake Pichola, elephant ride, tiger sighting, Rajasthani meal, camel safari in desert.

Day 1: Delhi
Welcome to the Indian Capital. You are received on arrival at the airport and transferred to your hotel.
Our representative will hand you our India travel kit that contains all your hotel and transport vouchers, air/rail tickets, a welcome letter from our Director and a list of do' s and don't s while travelling in India.
Day is at leisure to let you overcome jet lag.

Day 2 : Delhi

After breakfast you set out to see Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, Humanyu's tomb etc.
Overnight at Delhi

Day 3 : Agra

Drive to Agra (200 km /5 hrs) after breakfast. Here you see Taj Mahal (most celebrated monument of love) and the Red Fort.
Overnight at Agra.

Day 4 : Jaipur

Drive to Jaipur (235 km/ 5hrs). En route you see Fatehpur Sikri. Explore the colorful market and have lunch at Choki Dhani, a Rajasthani village theme resort.

Day 5 : Jaipur

Sightseeing for the day includes Amber fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal etc. You can go for light & sound show at Amber in the evening.

Day 6 : Bikaner

Drive to Bikaner (361 km / 6 hrs).
Visit Junagarh fort (built on plains unlike all major forts of Rajasthan), camel breeding farm and the famous 'Karni Mata Mandir' or the rat temple at Deshnok.

Day 7 : Jaisalmer

Drive to Jaisalmer (355km / 6-7 hrs). See the man made Gadsisar lake ( Jaisalmer's only source of water for a long period ) and the royal cenotaphs at Bada Bagh.

Day 8 : Jaisalmer

Morning visit the fort and the havelis. In the evening go for a camel safari in the rolling sand dunes of Sam.

Day 9 : Jodhpur

Drive to Jodhpur (305 km / 6 hrs). In the afternoon visit the best preserved fort of Rajasthan - the Mehrangarh fort. Later see the marble cenotaph at Jaswant Thada, known as the the Taj Mahal of Rajasthan.

Day 10 : Udaipur

Drive to Udaipur (269km / 5-6 hrs), the city of lakes. En route visit the amazing white marble Jain temples at Ranakpur.
Evening free to explore the city on your own.

Day 11 : Udaipur

Sightseeing for the day includes City Palace (don't miss the awesome crystal gallery), Jagdish temple and the garden of maids (it was orginally built for the maids of the queen who came along as wedding gifts). In the evening go for a boat ride in lake Pichola.

Day 12 : Pushkar

Drive to Pushkar (300 km / 6 hrs). En route you visit the fort of Chittaurgarh. Pushkar is known for its one of the very rare temples dedicated to lord Brahma (considered the creater of universe in Hindu mythology).

Day 13 : Jaipur

Drive back to Jaipur (120 km / 3 hrs). Hope you return with an extra baggage - a bag full of memories. On Culture Tour of Rajasthan you will experience the typical royal culture of Rajasthan. While on this tour you get a chance to explore monument cities, palaces, cultural cities and various worship places.