Rajasthan, the Land of Maharajahs
13 Days /12 Nights
Delhi • Samode• Jaipur• Bikaner • Jaisalmer • Sam• Jodhpur • Ranakpur •Udaipur • Mumbai
PRICE AND DATE
Departure dates and prices are available upon request. Please call 1-800-387-0387
DAY 1 Arrive Delhi
Meet and greet on arrival and transfer to your hotel.
Hotel: 4★+ The Lalit or similar (2 nights)
DAY 2 Delhi B, D
Today’s tour highlights Old & New Delhi visiting Friday mosque – Jama Masjid, tricycle ride through one of the biggest wholesale market of Asia – Chandni Chowk, memorial of father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat, Qutab Minar & Humayun’s – world heritage sites, India Gate and drive past Presidential Palace & other Government buildings.
DAY 3 Delhi – Samode – Jaipur B,L,D
Drive to Jaipur (260 Kms/6 Hrs.) with en-route visit to Samode Palace. Combining the best of Hindu and Mughal styles, the palace is a splendid example of Indo-Saracen architecture. Continue your drive to Jaipur, also known as Pink City of India.
Hotel: 4★ Hilton or similar ( 2 nights)
DAY 4 Jaipur B,D
Begin your day with a stop for a photo op at the Wind Palace & Water Palace. Proceed to Amber fort and ascend the fort on an Elephant Back. Continue your tour to Jaipur City Palace, an overwhelming complex of exquisite palaces, gardens and courtyards, decorative art and carved doorways. Visit Jantar Mantar, the Royal open air Observatory. Built in 1726, the observatory is one of the five such astronomical wonders built by Sawai Jai Singh.
DAY 5 Jaipur – Bikaner B.D
Drive to Bikaner (330 Kms/5+ Hrs) and visit Junagarh Fort, a 16th century fort.
Hotel: 4★Heritage Laxmi Niwas Palace or similar (1 night).
DAY 6 Bikaner – Jaisalmer B,D
Depart for Jaisalmer (330 Kms/6 Hrs), the desert town also known as Golden City.
Hotel: 4★+ Suryagarh or similar (2 nights)
DAY 7 Jaisalmer – Sam – Jaisalmar B D
Today’s tour highlights the Jaisalmer Fort, Jain Temple and various havelis including
Nathmalji-ki-haveli, Patwon-ki-haveli and Salim Singhji-ki-haveli.
DAY 8 Jaisalmer – Jodhpur B,D
Drive to Jodhpur (280 Kms, 6 Hrs) and visit Mehrangarh Fort, situated 400 feet (122 m) above the city. Continue our tour with a visit to Jaswant Thada, a white marble memorial built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant II in 1899.
Hotel: 4★ Ajit Bhawan Palace or similar (1 night)
Day 9 Jodhpur – Ranakpur – Udaipur B, L,D
Drive to Udaipur (265 Kms/6 Hrs) with en route stop at the famous Ranakpur Jain Temples.
Hotel: 4★ Trident or similar (2 nights)
DAY 10 Udaipur B,D
Today’s city tour highlights the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Sahelion Ki Bari and an enjoyable boat ride at Lake Pichola.
DAY 11 Udaipur ✈ Mumbai B,D
Morning is at leisure. Fly to Mumbai.
Hotel: 4★+ Trident Nariman Point or similar (2 nights)
DAY 12 Mumbai B,D
Enjoy an excursion to the Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO world heritage site famous for its rock cut architecture dated between 5th to 8th centuries.
DAY 13 Mumbai Departure B
Your morning tour highlights Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan – Mahatma Gandhi’s museum, Hanging Gardens, and a drive through Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and other heritage buildings. Transfer to the airport for departure.
Day 2 – Jama Masjid
Day 4 – Amber fort
Day 7 – Jain Temple
Day 10 – Jagdish Temple