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Rajasthan Palaces Tour

Duration:-12 Nights / 13 Days

Destinations Covered:-Delhi > Agra > Jaipur > Mandawa > Bikaner > Jaisalmer > Jodhpur > Udaipur > Delhi

Day 1 : Arrive Delhi

Arrive at New Delhi city. Meet and greet upon arrival by our representative at the Delhi International airport and will be transferred to your Delhi accommodation for your overnight stay.

Red Fort in Delhi, Palaces in Rajasthan

Day 2 : Delhi

After sumptuous breakfast take sightseeing tour of Delhi visiting important tourist sites of Old and New Delhi. Visit the Red Fort once a symbol of Mughal power, visit Jama Masjid 16th century mosque and largest in India. Stroll in the markets of Chandni Chowk and experience the mixture of history with modern world including visit of Raj Ghat, cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi the "Father of the Nation". After wards drive to Qutab Minar which is the 12th century tower and one of the tallest towers of its time, walls here consist of verses from Quran (Holy book of Islam). Wander around the complex visiting ruins of Hindu temples and palaces which once remained here and view amazing 4th century steel pillar which has still not developed rust till date. Later have a visitation at Humanyun's Tomb – the mausoleum of the great Mughal emperor “Humayun”. Drive past to India Gate and President House. Optionally one can visit the famous light and sound show which is revealed every night in the vicinity of famous “Shahjahan’s” Red Fort. Overnight in hotel.

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Day 3 : Delhi to Agra (203 km 4 hrs)

Morning drive down to "Taj City Agra" On the way out of Agra halt for a few minutes outside Akbar's tomb at Sikandra. Upon arrival Agra drive check in at Hotel. Later visit Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque and the Hall of Public and Private Audience. Visit Itmad-up-Dau's tomb, built by Noorjehan in memory of her father. Over night stay at the hotel.

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Day 4 : Agra to Jaipur (255 km /5 hrs)

Early morning visit Taj Mahal speculative view at time of Sunries. Taj Mahal (World Heritage Site) - This most beautiful monument of love was built during 1630 by grieving emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaj Mahal is flawless to its conception and execution. It is aptly said that Taj Mahal is not a monument that can be described in words – one has to see it to experience it. You can stay on to view the monument on the soft light of the setting sun. Later drive to Jaipur en routes Fatehpur Sikri (37 km from Agra). Fatehpur Sikri - which briefly served as capital of Emperor Akbar. It is believed that city was quickly abandoned due to lack of potable water. Palaces, meeting halls, courtyards inside the complex is in a remarkable state of preservation. Holy shrine of Saint Salim Chisti here is one of important pilgrimage for Muslims and Buland Darwaza which Emperor Akbar built to commemorate his victory on Gujarat is very imposing. Later proceed to Jaipur. On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight in hotel.

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Day 5 : Jaipur

Morning proceed on an excursion to Amber Fort. Climb atop the forts ramparts on an elephant back to Amber Fort. Amber Fort - Ancient capital of Kachhawaha Rajputs rulers of Jaipur, Amber guarded one of the important defiles from invading enemies. Wander inside the Fort to see extravagant Palaces to witnessing the opulence of Rajput royal lifestyle amongst which summer palace, winter palace and mirror palace etc, are the most popular. Stop at the Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace) while going back to Jaipur City. Afternoon city tour of Jaipur visiting City Palace – official residence of the present royal family palace covers a large area divided into a series of courtyards, gardens and buildings. A part of this Palace is now turned into a museum housing Armoury, Textiles and Artifacts. City Palace is delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture. Jantar Mantar - 17th century astronomical observatory, an excellent example of the marvelous precision wherein each construction has a specific purpose to measure the position of stars, altitudes and azimuths or calculating eclipses and some of them still works. Overnight at hotel.

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Day 6 : Jaipur to Mandawa(190 km 3 hrs)

After breakfast drive to Mandawa enroute visit Nawalgarh Fort some of the exquisitely frescoed and carved havelis in the region. See the impressive fort. Stroll through the colorful bazaar and check out the architectural beauty of the region exuding the timeless charm. Afternoon arrive Mandawa check in at Hotel for relax. Mandawa which is located in the Shekawati region is famous for Fresco paintings in wall. In the evening visit Frescoes painting & Havelis. Overnight stay at Hotel.

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Day 7 : Mandawa to Bikaner(185 km 4- 5 hrs)

After breakfast drive to Bikaner is famous for its unique culture and outlook. Upon arrival in Bikaner, check in at your hotel. Later proceed to visit Lalgarh Palace built by Maharaja Ganga Singh, is an architectural wonder in the city of Bikaner. The palace features a medley of Rajputana, Mughal and European architecture and style of building. Visit Junagarh Fort this fort is treasured with 37 palaces, temples and quite many pavilions. Visit Devi Kund is the site of the cenotaphs built in the memory of Bika Royal Family. The cenotaphs are built in a typical Rajput architecture, featuring open canopies and a number of tombs, each built for the member of the family. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 8 : Bikaner to Jaisalmer(330 km 6 hrs)

Morning drive to Jaisalmer (305 km) city is one of India's most beautiful, colorful & fascinating places. Upon arrival at Jaisalmer - check into hotel. Evening is free to explore the beautiful yellow city of Rajasthan on your own. Overnight stay at hotel.

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Day 9 : Jaisalmer

After breakfast visit Jaisalmer fort built on the highest point of the Tricuta hill, consisting of 99 bastions and the rich and beautiful palaces and "Havelis” of Jaisalmer Sonar Kila, Patwon ki haveli, Salim Singh ki Haveli and Nathmalji Ki Haveli. In the afternoon, there will be excursion tour to Sam Sand Dunes to enjoy camel safari and discover the various sights and sounds, the ruins and the temples in and around Jaisalmer in an authentic and leisurely fashion. After safari drive back to Jaisalmer for overnight stay.

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Day 10 : Jaisalmer to Jodhpur(305 km 6 hrs)

After breakfast drive to Jodhpur and check-in at the hotel for relax. Later proceed to visit Meherangarh Fort - one of the most Perched on a 150 m high hill its sprawl is the most formidable and magnificent fort in Rajasthan. Visit Jaswant Thada - Jaswant Thada was built in the early 1900's as a memorial to Jaswant Singh II, 33rd Rathore ruler of Jodhpur. Also visit The Umaid Bhawan Palace is an example of the early modern period architecture. A relatively new building, the magnificent Umaid Bhawan was constructed in early 20th century Overnight stay at hotel.

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Day 11 : Jodhpur to Udaipur(290 km 5 hrs)

After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Udaipur enroute visit Ranakpur Temples. Ranakpur Temples the most magnificent 15th century Jain temples situated in the deep secluded valley of the Aravalli Hills. Later drive to Udaipur. Upon arrival in Udaipur city check in at hotel for relaxation. Evening enjoy boat ride in Lake Pichola in Udaipur. Overnight at hotel in Udaipur.

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Day 12 : Udaipur

After breakfast on your last day of Rajasthan Palace Tour visit City Palace built in 1559 small palace over looking at the Lake Pichola, The tour will cover lovely Sahelion-ki-Bari Gardens this small garden made for the queens and the maids have many fountains and other important figures. The Jagdish Temple this Indo-Aryan Temple made by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651 AD, is the largest and the most beautiful temple of Udaipur, with many intricately sculpted idols displaying the fine Indo-Aryan architecture. Finally visit the Pratap Museum The museum houses the old sculptures and inscriptions. One can see the antique paintings of Dewar and the turban worn by prince Khurram (Emperor Shahajahan) on display, which was gifted to Maharana Khazan Singh by Shahjahan. In evening enjoy with puppet shows and folk dancing is conducted every evening from 1800 to 1900 in an adjacent open air theatre. & Shilpgram to see the village arts & crafts. Overnight stay at hotel in Udaipur.

Day 13 : Udaipur to Delhi (By air)

After breakfast check out from hotel & transfer to airport to catch flight for Delhi. Arrive Delhi airport and you will be transferred to the International airport for onward flight. Tour End.