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Rajasthan Tour with Agra

Historical

Tour Destinations


Highlights

  • Explore the National Capital of India - Delhi, in existence since the 6th century BC
  • Visit World Famous UNESCO World Heritage-listed Sites in Agra: Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
  • Explore Jaipur - Amer Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal and the local markets.
  • Visit Udaipur, famous for its lavish royal residences and artificial lakes.
  • Visit Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, one of the largest forts in India, built around 1459.
  • Explore Jaisalmer, famous for its royal forts and palaces, distinguished as being the Golden city of India.
  • Explore Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary, a rare wildlife sanctuary located in the heart of the desert.

Itinerary

On arrival at the New Delhi airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city's bustling streets or wander its wide tree-lined boulevards to get your first taste of India. Overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full-day sightseeing of Delhi. The National Capital of India, Delhi has been in existence since the 6th century BC. Start your sightseeing from the Rajghat, the memorial where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. Later, visit the Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, commissioned by Emperor Shah Jahan. Later, enjoy a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, the busiest market in Old Delhi. Afterwards, drive past President House, and India Gate in Edwin Lutyen's Delhi. Thereafter, visit Humayun's Tomb, built in 1562, commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum. Later in the evening visit the Qutab Minar, the tallest brick minaret in the world, commissioned by Qutbuddin Aibak. Overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Agra "The City Of The Taj Mahal". Upon arrival at Agra, check-in at your hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later visit Itmad-ud-Daulah, and Agra Fort. Evening is free for shopping of handicrafts as souvenirs from the market of Agra. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Early morning before sunrise our tour guide will pick you up from the hotel and take you for a guided sightseeing tour of the Taj Mahal and Mehtab Bagh. Later return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Jaipur. On the way visit Fatehpur Sikri - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, built by Akbar in the late 16th century. It was abandoned after only 14 years, and the elegant buildings of this superb walled city remain intact to this day. After sightseeing at Fatehpur Sikri, proceed to Jaipur for overnight stay.

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day guided tour of Jaipur. Start you sightseeing with the iconic attraction of Rajasthan "Amber Fort and Palace", A UNESCO World Heritage Site, built by Raja Man Singh in 1592 in red sandstone and marble. The magnificent fort comprises an extensive palace complex, divided into several sections. It stands on top of an easily scalable mountain, which is situated right next to the beautiful Maota Lake. The fort's majestic appearance and its geographical advantages make it a special place to visit. After Amber Fort, visit Jal Mahal (Water Palace), City Palace, Jantar Mantar, The Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds), Albert Hall Museum, and Birla Mandir. Overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Pushkar. On the way visit Ajmer Dargah Shareef "Shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti" and Adhai-Din-Ka Jhonpara - a mosque built in two and a half day. Later continue your drive to Pushkar. Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel. Relax at the hotel, later visit one of the most sacred lakes in India - the Pushkar lake, surrounded by 52 bathing ghats (a series of steps leading to the lake) where pilgrims throng in large numbers to take a sacred bath. Afterwards visit Brahma Ji temple - the one and only temple of God Brahma in the world. Next you visit the cattle fair ground, where every year world Famous Pushkar Cattle fair is held. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Narlai. Upon arrival check-in at the Rawla Narlai - a beautifully maintained heritage resort, which was once one of the Jagir villages of Jodhpur's royal family. Relax at the resort, later enjoy an optional jeep safari (Payable on direct basis) into the nearby countryside to watch deers, and leopards in their natural habitat. After that take a walk around Narlai village to gain insights into the traditional lifestyle, and culture of the local villagers. Later in the evening, descend into the 16th century baori (step-well) for delicious Rajasthani flavours. Overnight stay at the heritage resort.

After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Udaipur. On the way visit the Massive Kumbhalgarh fort - the second most important fort of the Mewar Rulers of Rajasthan, which has made its mark in history as the second largest wall in the World after the Great Wall of China, and was declared as the UNESCO world heritage site in 2013. Later continue your drive to Udaipur for overnight stay.

After breakfast at the hotel, start your sightseeing tour of Udaipur with a visit to Sahelion-Ki-Bari. Then proceed to visit the Museum of folk art, which has a rich collection of folk dresses, puppets, dolls, masks, ornaments, folk musical instruments and paintings on display. Afterwards visit the City Palace, the biggest palace complex in India, where four generations of Maharajas added mansions and palaces. You also visit the museum of the palace, which includes the beautiful peacock mosaic and miniature wall paintings of Indian mythology. Also visit Pratap Smarak, Fateh Sagar Lake, Karni Mata Temple & ropeway. Later in the evening, enjoy a boat ride on the lake Pichola. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Post breakfast, leave for Jodhpur. On the way visit Ranakpur Jain Temples, built in 12 Century - popular for it's magnificent carving on 1444 non replicable marble pillars, each one has been designed to represents its own different theme. After sightseeing of Ranakpur, proceed to Jodhpur. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Relax at the hotel, later in the evening enjoy a wonderful and informative Village Safari to the Bishnoi village, get familiar with the local villagers, know about their lifestyle and culture. Overnight stay at the hotel.

After scrumptious breakfast, visit Massive Mehrangarh Fort - founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha, Mehrangarh Fort is perched on a 150 m high hill its sprawl is the most formidable and magnificent fort in Rajasthan. There are seven gates, which include Jayapol (Victory Gate) built by Maharaja Man Singh to commemorate his victories over Jaipur and Bikaner armies. You can still see the battle scars on the second gate of the fort. Also visit Jaswant Thada, the graceful marble cenotaph of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Later visit Mandore Garden, Clock Tower, Sardar Market. Next visit Umaid Bhawan Museum, built between 1928 and 1943, it's the world's largest private residence of royal family. Part of the palace is a luxury hotel, part of it royal quarters, and some part of the palace is dedicated as the Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum. Overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Jaisalmer. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later in the evening enjoy a camel safari, and the beautiful view of the sunset in the desert of Rajasthan. Also, enjoy some cultural activities, and traditional dance performances by the local Rajasthani artists in the Thar Desert. Overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day guided tour of Jaisalmer, visit the Jaisalmer fort built in 1156 - it is one of the few living forts in the world as nearly one fourth of the old city's population still resides within the fort. Visit the stunning Jain temples inside the Sonar Quila, the palace museum inside the Jaisalmer Fort, which exhibits a rich collection of imperial dresses and artifacts belonging to the royal family of Jaisalmer and havelis with convoluted designs and latticed windows such as Patwaon-ki-Haveli. After that visit the Gadisar Lake, the main attractions of the city and the Bara Bagh Temples, overlooking a mango grove sits a set of royal chhatri cenotaphs constructed by the Maharajas of the Jaisalmer State in the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries CE. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Early in the morning, leave for Gajner. Upon arrival check-in at the Gajner Palace - a lakeside old hunting palace-complex adjoining a sanctuary, in the middle of Thar desert. Gajner Palace is a jewel in the Thar Desert, built by HH Maharaja Sir Ganga Singh of Bikaner on the edge of a lake. The property was converted into a heritage hotel in 1976. Relax at the hotel, later enjoy wildlife sightseeing inside the Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary - in former times, it was a hunting ground for the Maharajah of Bikaner. Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary, is a rare wildlife sanctuary as it is located in the heart of the desert. This wildlife sanctuary has a lot to offer to the tourists who have a keen interest in the flora and fauna of a particular region. Species such as wild fowls, deer, antelopes, nilgais, chinkaras, black bucks, desert foxes and wild boars are some of the common species that can be spotted in the desert forest. There is a natural lake that acts like an oasis in the centre of that forest. Thus, this is the place that the animals gather to quench their thirst and get relief from the scorching heat of the desert. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Bikaner. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel, later proceed for the sightseeing of Bikaner, visit Junagarh Fort, constructed by Raja Rai Singh, between 1588 -1593 AD. Also visit Lalgarh Palace, a palace and a heritage hotel built by Sir Ganga Singh, Maharaja of Bikaner, between 1902 and 1926. Later visit Bhandasar Jain Temple, protected by the Archaeological Survey of India, and famous for it's beautiful wall painting and art work. After that visit the National Research Centre on Camels, one of the best places in India to learn about camels. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Mandawa in Shekhawati region. On the way visit Nawalgarh Havelis, Poddar Haveli, Aath Haveli, and Morarka Haveli. Later continue your drive to Mandawa. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel, later take a waking tour to explore the most colourful painted havelis (Palaces) of Mandawa. Overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel, leave for New Delhi. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel, our representative will transfer you to the New Delhi airport to board the flight to your home or onward destination.

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What's Included?

Accommodation

  • 17 nights accommodation on twin or double sharing basis
    • 3 nights stay in a 3 star deluxe hotel in New Delhi
    • 1 night stay in a 3 star deluxe hotel in Agra
    • 2 nights stay in a 3 star deluxe hotel in Jaipur
    • 1 night stay in a 3 star deluxe hotel in Pushkar
    • 1 night stay at Rawla Narlai Luxury Heritage Hotel
    • 2 nights stay in a 3 star deluxe hotel in Udaipur
    • 2 nights stay in a 3 star deluxe hotel in Jodhpur
    • 2 nights stay in a 3 star deluxe hotel in Jaisalmer
    • 1 night stay in a 3 star deluxe hotel in Bikaner
    • 1 night stay at Gajner Palace Luxury Heritage Hotel
    • 1 night stay in a 3 star deluxe hotel in Mandawa

Meals

  • Daily breakfast at the hotels
  • All meals at the Rawla Narlai (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
  • All meals at Gajner Palace (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)

Guide

  • English speaking local destination guides

Transport

  • All sightseeing and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as per the itinerary

Additional Services

  • Personal assistance during arrival and departure
  • 1 rickshaw ride in old Delhi
  • 1 village safari to the Bishnoi villages in Jodhpur
  • 1 camel safari in the thar desert of Jaisalmer
  • 1 jeep safari at Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary
  • 1 mineral water bottle per person per day
  • All applicable taxes

What's Excluded?

Flights

  • Any International or domestic flights are not included

Additional Services

  • Insurance - It is advisable that you buy a comprehensive medical/travel insurance in advance from your country before traveling to India
  • Visa fee (if applicable)
  • Any monument entrance fee, camera fee
  • Any kind of tips, personal expenses, laundry, or telephone charges
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Good To Know

Payment Terms

A deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 60 days prior tour starting date. For any bookings within 60 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking. This can be paid through bank transfer, credit/debit card, or cash.

Cancellation

No additional cancellation fees apply for this tour. You can cancel the tour prior tour starting date and avoid paying the full amount, but the deposit you have paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within of tour starting date.

VISA

It is the sole responsibility of each individual traveller to get the required visa(s) for this tour, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with the Embassy of India in your home country.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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Duration
18 Days
Destinations
New Delhi, Agra New Delhi, Agra, Ajmer, Jaipur, Pushkar, Narlai, Udaipur, Ranakpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Mandawa, Shekhawati, Jodhpur, Bishnoi Village, Gajner, Fatehpur Sikri, Kumbhalgarh +15 more
Starts/Ends In
New Delhi / New Delhi
Age Range
1 - 80 Years Old
Duration: Days

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