ETHNIC RAJASTHAN TOUR
DELHI – AGRA – JAIPUR – MANDWA – BIKANER – JAISALMER – JODHOUR – MOUNT ABU – UDAIPUR – CHITTORGARH – AJMER – PUSHKAR – DELHI / DEPARTURE.
Duration : 17 NIGHTS / 18 DAYS
Rajasthan like a true Indian state has enormous diversity in its culture – with various types of religions, music, dance, food, traditions, dialects and costumes. This Indian state has a very rich culture that attracts thousands of tourists towards it. This beautiful land of Maharaja’s still has the essence of history, ethnicity and vibrancy from the medieval times. The culture of Rajasthan is passed on from one generation to another and thus is being carried with same joy and happiness by all. The cultural tours of Rajasthan offer an opportunity to get a glimpse of the exotic locales of the state along with the familiarization of unique Art & Craft, Music & Dance and delectable cuisines of Rajasthan.
Suggested tour itinerary is a flexible tour proposal and can be change as per the guest requirement. We provide tailor made itinerary as per the need of the guest if you want to add or remove any of the destination please advise us for modification so that you can enjoy best of your holidays in India.
Day 01: ARRIVE DELHI
Arrive at Delhi airport / railways station, meet and greet by ITM representative and transfer to hotel. Where our representative will assist you to check in at hotel and later explain the tour scheduled in detail and handover all the tour related documents to you.
Delhi, the capital city of India, is located in northern part of India and sets on the bank of River Yamuna. The city has its own historical importance for the fact that it has been the home to Mughal Empire for a long time; its rulers had built some magnificent monuments here. Overnight Delhi.
Day 02: DELHI
After healthy breakfast, proceed for Delhi city tour in which you will cover Old Delhi and the New Delhi. In Old Delhi visit Jama Masjid built mu Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1656 AD, it is the largest and very famous mosque of our country. Drive pass the massive Red fort also built by emperor Shah Jahan. The oldest market of Delhi – Chandni Chowk will be explored by a joyful rickshaw ride. And lastly visit Raj Ghat – cremation place of Mahatma Gandhi. Overnight Delhi.
Day 03: DELHI – AGRA
After breakfast drive to Agra – the city of seventh wonder on the earth. Upon arrival check into your hotel and afternoon take a city tour visiting Agra Fort. Built mainly as a military organization by Akbar in 1565, the Agra Red Fort made up of red sandstone it was partly rehabilitated into a fort during Shah Jahan’s period. It is on the western bank of the River Yamuna and this marvelous fort dominates the centre of the city. The Taj Mahal – the world famous love monument built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved queen “Mumtaz Mahal. One is left speechless with the capturing beauty of this white marble beauty. If time permits visit Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb also known as Baby Taj. Overnight stay is at hotel in Agra.
Day 04: AGRA – JAIPUR
On day 04, drive towards the capital city of the princely state Rajasthan – Jaipur. On arrival check in at the hotel and get relaxed. Jaipur is the city of forts and palaces popularly known as the Pink City is a must visit on the tourist map of India. This city has lived a glorious past and is studded with stunning structures. Rest of the day is free to relax and explore the city on own. Overnight stay is at hotel in Jaipur.
Day 05: JAIPUR
Post breakfast and proceed to visit Amber Fort, it is one of the main attractions in Jaipur, situated atop a hill it is a masterpiece of Mughal architecture and royalty. To reach the entrance of the fort one has an option to enjoy an elephant back ride like the past king and queens. Afternoon drive back to the city and take on a city tour of Jaipur visiting the famous City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar and evening explore colorful market and active bazaars of the city, here you can enjoy the shopping for its beautiful handicrafts, Jewellery and precious stones and gems. Overnight is at hotel in Jaipur.
Day 06: JAIPUR – MANDAWA
Morning after breakfast leave for Mandawa located in the Shekhawati district of Rajasthan it is an artistic town with its own individuality. Enjoy the visit to various cenotaphs, step-wells,
frescoed old houses, havelis & buildings at Mandawa and Nawalgarh. Overnight in Mandawa.
Day 07: MANDAWA – BIKANER
After breakfast drive to Bikaner halt at Deshnok Temple also known as Karni Mata Temple and the Camel Breeding Farm just before Bikaner. On arrival Bikaner check into the hotel & rest of the day is free for relaxation. Overnight stay will be at Bikaner.
Day 08: BIKANER – JAISALMER
After healthy breakfast take city sightseeing tour of Bikaner visiting Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace, and various Havelis. By afternoon you drive towards your next destination Jaisalmer, the Golden City. On arrival check in at the hotel and relax after a long road journey. Overnight Jaisalmer.
Day 09: JAISALMER
After breakfast full day sightseeing of Jaisalmer visiting the Jaisalmer Fort (Sonar Quila) which is a capturing structure in this town and the second oldest fort in Rajasthan. The fusion of Rajput and Islamic architecture styles are visible in fort. Later walk through the local streets to the Patwon-ki-haveli & Kothari Haveli. After that visit Sam Sand Dunes just 40 kms away from Jaisalmer these offers a perfect experience of desert to its visitors, enjoy the camel ride here. Later drive back to Jaisalmer for overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10: JAISALMER – JODHPUR
Enjoy healthy breakfast at hotel & drive to Jodhpur also known as the Blue City it is the second largest city of the state. Also referred as the Sun City due to the bright sunny weather throughout the year Jodhpur is one of the prime tourist places in India. On arrival check in at the hotel and after wash & change visit the majestic Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada. From the fort you can have a beautiful view of blue city, with most of its local houses painted by blue colour and by evening view the sunset from the fort. Overnight Jodhpur.
Day 11: JODHPUR – MOUNT ABU
After breakfast, drive to the oasis in the deserted state of Rajasthan, the city of Mount Abu. It is the highest peak of Aravalli Range of Rajasthan had been the summer capital in past due to the pleasant climate and natural lush green beauty all over. En-route visit Ranakpur Temples which is one of the five pilgrim places of Jainism, the main temple here is the Chaumukha Temple or Four Faced Temple which is dedicated to Lord Adinath. The temple is made up of marble and is carved intricately, the 29 halls supported by 1444 pillars is the most eye catching feature of the temple. Later continue drive to Mount Abu on arrival check into your pre booked hotel in the beautiful hill station. Evening you can visit the Sunset Point of Mount Abu. Overnight stay is in Mount Abu.
Day 12: MOUNT ABU
After breakfast enjoy the sightseeing tour of hill town visiting Dilwara Temples which are wonderful carved temples from 11th and 13th century. Also visit Sunrise Palace, Adhar Devi Temple and Gomukh Temple. By evening visit Nakki Lake discover the stunning background beauty. Overnight stay is in Mount Abu.
Day 13: MOUNT ABU – UDAIPUR
Morning have breakfast at hotel and drive for Udaipur – the City of Lake & Palaces. On arrival check in at the hotel and after wash & change, relax at the hotel. Evening get pleasure from boat ride on the charming Lake Pichola and see the dynamic view of sunset. Overnight in Udaipur.
Day 14: UDAIPUR
After breakfast enjoy full day city tour of Udaipur visiting the City Palace & its museum, in the museum you can find a huge collection of defensive gear, weapons and fatal two-sided sword. Also enjoy the peacock square and the small painting school inside the palace premises. Next visit the splendid “Sahelion Ki Bari” known as Garden of Maids of Honour, it is a beautiful garden decorated with lotus pool, fountains, flower beds and marble pavilions. The largest and most beautiful temple in this city is – Jagdish Temple which we visit next and by evening enjoy a delightful boat ride on Lake Pichola. Overnight stay is in Udaipur.
Day 15: UDAIPUR – CHITTORGARH
After heavy breakfast depart for Chittorgarh, upon arrival check into hotel for little relaxation. After wash & change proceed for royal Chittorgarh Fort visit it is largest fort in India and the last sign of Rajput chivalry and pride. The slope to the Chittorgarh fort is led by a snaking road secured by seven fortified gateways or ‘pols’. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 16: CHITTORGARH – AJMER – PUSHKAR
After morning breakfast depart for Pushkar, Enroute visiting Ajmer, famous for Dargah Sharif. Both the places are known for their religious meaning. Arrive Ajmer and visit Dargah of Garib Nawaj (Dargah Sharif) the main attraction here and the prime shrine for Muslims in India. Also visit Taragarh Fort and Adhai-din-ka-Jhonpra. Later continue drive to Pushkar, on arrival check in at the hotel and later visit the famous Brahma Temple and Pushkar Lake in the evening. Overnight stay is in Pushkar.
Day 17: PUSHKAR – DELHI (AFTERNOON TRAIN)
After breakfast at hotel, enjoy local market, later in the afternoon you will be transferred to Ajmer railway station to board the train for Delhi. On arrival our representative shall meet and greet you at the Delhi railway station and transfer to your hotel for overnight stay at Delhi.
Day 18: DELHI / DEPARTURE
Breakfast at Hotel and transfer to Airport / Railway Station to catch flight / Train for onwards destination with the happy memories of your tour and our services.