Grand Tour of Rajasthan Overview
Thank you for choosing Grand Tour of Rajasthan. Why Grand Tour of Rajasthan for you, the simple reason is Rajasthan is a Land of Great Kings and Land of Great Kingdoms which brings out the face of India – historical forts, palaces, art culture and colors. Rajasthan has a rich and varied flora and fauna and endowed with natural beauty. Popularity of this tour is so much that every third foreign tourist visit to Rajasthan in India and most preferred History of Great Rajasthan wrapped in colorful turbans and architectural wealth is unparalleled and shadow of the sky falling sand dunes. Tourists get attracted to Grand Tour of Rajasthan for its Art, Culture, historical Forts and Palace destinations for many foreign tourists and Indian too.
Cities Covered: – Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Jaisalmer – Bikaner – Mandawa – Delhi
Day 01: Welcome to Delhi
On the first day our Executive will welcome you to Delhi and will assist you till hotel where your stay has been arranged. In the hotel you will be brief explanation about Grand Tour of Rajasthan and overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing Delhi
Delhi is a capital of India and it has mix culture and having influence on the architecture of Mughal’s and the 21st century. Once our guest finish with breakfast will be visiting in the next 9 hours of the day, will start with Humayun’ Tomb- is a UNESCO site which is faultlessly constructed mausoleum of Mughal Emperor Humayun, it was commissioned in 1565 and completed in 1572. A swami Narayan temple will be guest second spot to visit- It is also popularly known as Akshardham Temple is the best Indian Temples architectures to admire and move on to visit another UNESCO site Qutub Minar and Red Fort also known as Lal Quila. Guest will be covering from distance Jama Masjid is the largest mosque of India and All India War Memorial India Gate. Time for lunch, will be ethnic North Indian for you. Afterward will leave to visit Lotus temple is prominent attraction and won numerous architectural awards and the Indian Habitat Center and in the Evening to visit the Chandni Chowk Market where you can enjoy shopping and now time for Dinner and back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 03: Delhi to Agra
Soon after breakfast you will be travelling to Agra by road and check-in to hotel and after refreshing we will proceed to visit the Symbol of love and New Seven Wonders of the World- Taj Mahal, words are short to admire the beauty of it and the jewel of Muslim art in India and world’s most celebrated structures, it was commissioned around 1632 and made of pure white marble. It’s for lunch in a good restaurant and afterward we shall proceed to visit Agra Fort which is located 2.5 km northwest to Taj Mahal and it is also a UNESCO site and later we will move to visit historical sites – Tomb of Itimad – ud – Dualah, Tomb of Akbar the Great and Guru Ka Taal. Third day, evening free for shopping and dinner will be served in hotels and overnight stay in Agra.
Day 04: Agra to Jaipur
After breakfast will proceed to visit Pink City Jaipur en route we will visit Fatehpur Sikri, which is also a UNESCO site and some of the attractions are Buland Darwaza, Anarkali Darwaja and Durgah of Sheikh Salim Chisti. After visiting these places we will stay for Lunch and will reach Jaipur in the evening and will check in to hotel. After Dinner overnight stay in Jaipur hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur sightseeing
Pink city Jaipur is a capital and the gateway to Rajasthan, it is a colorful city. After guest finish breakfast will proceed for Jaipur sightseeing and will start with Hawa Mahal is a 5 story building you can also call it the Palace of Winds or Palace of the Breeze. Next attraction will be Amer/Amber Fort is known for its artistic Hindu style elements and afterward will visit to City Palace is happen to be a Royal Residence for present King and some part has been converted into Museums. Later we will visit Jantar Mantar is solar observatory is listed in UNESCO sites, Lake Palace and Nahargarh Fort. The evening is free for shopping and back to the hotel for overnight stay after Dinner.
Day 06: Jaipur to Udaipur
After having breakfast we will proceed to the Venice of the East, Udaipur which is located 403 kilometers(250 mi) southwest to Jaipur en route we will halt at Ranakpur which is popular for beautiful Jain Temples and will take breaks for lunch and to visit temples and by the late evening will reach Udaipur hotel for overnight stay after dinner.
Day 07: Udaipur sightseeing
Will take breakfast in the morning and will visit Udaipur which is famous for its lakes and palaces. Its location is so popular Bollywood movies are shot frequently and James Bond Octopussy was shot here. City Palace where you will visit the world’s largest crystal gallery and move on to Lake Palace and will have lunch and will be visiting Maharana Sawai Madho Singh Vintage Car Museum and shilpgram is a craft bazaar, by the evening you will enjoy boating in Fateh Sagar Lake and afterward we will take you to Light and sound show and back to the hotel for Diner and overnight stay.
Day 08: Udaipur to Jodhpur
After breakfast we will leave Udaipur hotel for Sun City of Rajasthan, Jodhpur and Lonely Planet has listed it in the list of most extraordinary places to stay. It’s taking around 5 hours by road to reach and En route will take a short break for ethnic lunch in resort. By late evening we will reach and check in to the hoteland have dinner and overnight stay in Jodhpur hotel.
Day 09: Jodhpur sightseeing
Have breakfast and will be visiting Mehrangarh Fort first which is longest fort of India and unique about is it’s armory and paintings and will move on to Umaid Bhawan Palace was built by the British to provide employment to thousands of people during the time of famine. Jain temple is in list after having lunch. In the evening we will take you to shopping and you can try Indian tattoo called Mehndi which is very famous of Jodhpur, back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 10: Jodhpur to Jaisalmer
After having breakfast we will proceed to Jaisalmer, which is also known as – the Golden City of Rajasthan. It’s taking around 4 hours by road and will reach by noon. We will check into hotel and have lunch. Afterward we will go for Jaisalmer city tour and will take a boat ride in Gadisagar Lake. You are free for little shopping here and by the evening you will visit the Thor Heritage Museum for Puppet Show, it is a dying art of India must watch and back to the hotelfor Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 11: Jaisalmer sightseeing
Jaisalmer is listed in UNESCO site and famous for its Sand Dunes and Havelis but we will start with Kuldhara Village after the breakfast. Kuldhara Village is believed to be haunted and located at half hour drive from Jaislmer, more stories and information will be given by the tour guide. Afterward will proceed to visit the Jaisalmer Fort and Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli both monuments will provide you living the lifestyle of the Rulers and Rich people. After lunch we will take you to Sand Dunes, which is an identity of Jaisalmer and Rajasthan culture, just to update you will enjoy the Camel Ride here now itstime for Dinner and back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 12: Jaisalmer to Bikaner
After breakfast we will depart for Bikaner which located at a distance of 350 km and check into the hotel and after dinner will go for local sightseeing and will visit Lalgarh Palace afterward back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 13: Bikaner Sightseeing
After taking breakfast, we will proceed for full day sightseeing and attraction are Junagarh Fort, Anup Mahal, Gaj Mandir, Sheesh Mahal, Deshnok Temple, Sadual Museum and will come back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 14: Bikaner to Mandawa
We will depart for Mandawa after taking breakfast, is located at a distance of 200 Km from Bikaner. Mandawa is often known as Open Art Gallery and you will be visiting famous Rajasthani Havelis and some them are Asharam ki Haveli and Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli are must visit back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 15: Mandawa to Delhi
Today is your last day of Grand Tour of Rajasthan soon after taking breakfast, will proceed for Delhi, which located at a distance of 270 Km. We will drop you to your convenient place Airport, Railway station or hotel in Delhi.
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