IMPERIAL RAJASTHAN TOUR
DELHI – AGRA – JAIPUR – BUNDI – CHITTORGARH – UDAIPUR – MOUNT ABU – ROHET GARH – LUNI – JODHPUR – MANWAR – JAISALMER – KHIMSAR – NAGAUR – BIKANER – MANDAWA – DELHI / DEPARTURE.
Duration : 22 NIGHTS / 23 DAYS
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 – BUNDI
After breakfast and check out from the hotel drive to Bundi. Bundi was previously called ‘Bunda-Ka-Nal”; Nal meaning ‘narrow ways’. It is said to derive its name from a former Meena tribe man called Bunda Meena. Later the region was governed by Rao Deva Hada who took over Bundi from Jaita Meena in 1342 and established a princely state Bundi renaming the surrounding area called Hadoti the land of great Hada Rajputs. Bundi is home to some of the most magnificent palaces, majestic forts, its baolis (meaning water wells or step wells), haves, temples and chhatris with carved pillars. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight Bundi.
Day 07: BUNDI – CHITTORGARH
After breakfast and check out from the proceed for city tour of Bundi visiting Taragarh Fort, The Palace and Chitrashala as a part of Imperial Rajasthan tour. Later continue drive to Chittorgarh. Chittorgarh (the fort, garh, at Chittor) is the largest fort complex in India, and a fascinating place to explore. It rises from the plains like a huge rock island, nearly 6km long and surrounded on all sides by 150m-plus cliffs. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight Chittorgarh.
Day 08: CHITTORGARH – UDAIPUR
After breakfast visit Royal Chittorgarh Fort visit it is largest fort in India and the last sign of Rajput chivalry and pride. The slope to the Chittorgarh. Later continue drive to Udaipur, 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 09: 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 10: UDAIPUR – MOUNT ABU
After breakfast & check out from the hotel drive to Mount Abu. Mount Abu on arrival check into your pre booked hotel in the beautiful hill station. After freshen up Dilwara Temples which are wonderful carved temples from 11th and 13th century. Adhar Devi Temple and Gomukh Temple. By evening visit Nakki Lake discover the stunning background beauty. Evening you can visit the Sunset Point of Mount Abu. Overnight stay is in Mount Abu.
Day 11: MOUNT ABU – ROHETGARH
After breakfast drive to Rohetgarh, Rohet Garh, a small town prepared desert home of the young of the Rathores, upon arrival check into your designated hotel – the rooms are attractively done up with imprinted furniture, original paintings and mementoes. Overnight in Rohetgarh.
Day 12: ROHETGARH – LUNI
Rohet is famed for its village safaris, which introduces its visitors to local traditions and village communities around. Travelers are taken into houses and received with kindness and fondness. Guests interrelate with different communities living in the area and realize their worlds. The Bishnoi’s, defenders of natural world for five centuries and debatably the world’s first biologists, responsible for the survival of various species such as the black-buck antelope – the semi traveling Raika shepherds of Marwar, later in the evening drive to Luni. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight Luni.
Day 13: LUNI – JODHPUR
After breakfast visit Luni city, it is popularly known as city of forts. Luni River adds to the charm of these forts. Visit Chanwa fort and other tourist places of the town. Later continue drive to Jodhpur. 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. Overnight Jodhpur.
Day 14: JODHPUR
After breakfast visit enormous Mehrangarh fort which is the main attraction of the city. The magnetisms of the city are the magnificent Umaid Bhawan Palace and the Jaswant Thada – a building of white marble built on the right of fort. Evening explore local market. Overnight Jodhpur.
Day 15: JODHPUR – MANWAR
After breakfast drive to Manwar, Manwar Nestled in the mid of the sand dunes between Jodhpur & Jaisalmer, Manvar is an ideal place to explore the Indian desert life and traditional desert culture and wildlife around. Evening enjoy camel or jeep safari on the wide dunes with light vegetation. Overnight at the Manvar resort which offers a tranquil ambience, it has a courtyard, a restaurant, bar, a luminous pool, living housing, thatched rooftop sit-outs and massage rooms overlooking a small sanctuary. Each cottage has a personal verandah giving views of the endless desert, moreover a stucco plaster interiors, mixture flooring, bedside lamps, cultural furniture, rug and specially colored upholstery. Agreed with all present comforts and a passive stay in the heart of the desert, Manvar will really be an unforgettable experience. Overnight stay is at Manvar Resort.
Day 16: MANWAR – JAISALMER
After healthy breakfast leave for for the captivating desert city of Rajasthan called “Jaisalmer”. On arrival check into hotel for relaxation. Jaisalmer set amidst the golden Thar Desert is famous for its sand dunes and like many other Rajasthan cities it also has its own glorious history to boast about and attract tourist towards it. Many tourists visit this place to feel the experience of desert. Overnight Jaisalmer.
Day 17: 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.early loved companion Mumtaz Mahal. Next we visit Agra fort – which was constructed by Akbar the grand Mughal ruler and was afterward the creation, was supplemented by his son Jahangir and his grandson Shah Jahan. The majority of the arrangement within the fortification abides the core of Hindu as well as Islamic structural designs. Itmad ud daulah – is a crypt of Mirza Ghiyas Beg father in rule of Jahangir. Overnight Agra.
Day 18: JAISALMER – KHIMSAR
After breakfast, drive to Khimsar. On arrival check-in at hotel. After Freshen-up proceed for a jeep safari. The intriguing landscape is truly worth exploring. Stop for tea and refreshments at the Khimsar Dunes Village. Enjoy the beautiful views of the blissful sunset. Overnight Khimsar
Day 19: KHIMSAR – NAGAUR
After lavish breakfast drive to Nagaur, Nagaur has one of the biggest cattle fairs far- famed for its colorful that are held in the state. Mostly, the caste of Jats and Bishnoi community inhabit this place. This place has a bucolic charm of its own and the sight of red chillies being dried in extensive fields is very pleasing for the beholder. On arrival Nagaur visit Nagaur fort It is ancient sandstone fort that was built in the2nd century, visit Tarkeen Dargarh It is dedicated to Hamiduddin Nagauri, known as a holy place of pilgrimage for the Muslims and Sufis. Also visit Glass Jain Temple, It is quite famous temple exquisitely carved out of glass that is considered hallowed by the Jain community. Later return back to hotel. Overnight Nagaur.
Day 20: NAGAUR – BIKANER
After breakfast drive to Bikaner, Bikaner, also know as the camel country, is famous for its Junagarh fort, Karni Mata temple and camel festival. On arrival Bikaner visit visit Laxmi Niwas Palace and Junagarh Fort, Bhandasar Jain Temple, LalGarh Palace and Karni Mata Temple. Check in at hotel. Overnight Bikaner.
Day 21: BIKANER – 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 22: MANDAWA – DELHI
After morning breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive back to Delhi. After arriving in Delhi, check in at the hotel. Day at leisure and overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 23: 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.