Summary of Exclusive Rajasthan
- Duration: 09 Nights - 10 Days
- Major Attractions: Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple in Delhi, Taj Mahal (symbol of love), Red Fort in Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar in Jaipur, Bundi Palace (Taragarh Fort), Stepwells (Raniji ki Baori) in Bundi, Museum in Kota, Chittorgarh Fort, City Palace in Udaipur.
- Destination Covered: Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur - Bundi - Kota - Bijaypur - Chittorgarh - Udaipur - Delhi.
Exclusive Rajasthan Itinerary
- Day 01: Arrive at Delhi
IGI airport Upon Arrival at Delhi IGI airport, welcome by Colourful Indian Holidays representative & transfer to hotel for 02 nights stay. Day at leisure & overnight at hotel.
- Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast sightseeing of Delhi visit Qutub Minar: It is world’s tallest minaret. It’s hight is 72.5 meters (237.8 ft).Construction commenced in 1193 under the orders of India’s first Muslim ruler Qutb-ud-din Aibakan. Humayun Tomb: Memorial mughal emperor Humayun, built in the year 1562. The Complex is World Heritage Site. Lotus Temple: The Bahá’í House of Worship in Delhi, popularly known as the Lotus Temple due to its flowerlike shape. Raj Gath:Cremation site of Mahatma Ghandi, Chandni Chowk: One of the main market of Old Delhi & India Gate. And drive past parliament house and President house. Overnight at hotel.
- Day 03: Delhi / Agra drive (205 Km/ 4 hrs)
Breakfast at hotel and later drive to Agra, upon arrival check-in into hotel for 01 night stay. Afternoon visit Agra Fort: Built by the great Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D, is a master piece of design with beautiful mosques and palaces. Taj visit by sunset Taj Mahal(closed on Friday) : Taj Mahal built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as the final resting place for his favourite Queen, Mumtaz.Overnight at hotel.
- Day 04: Agra / Jaipur drive (250 Km/ 5 hrs) via Fatehpur Sikri
After breakfast drive to Jaipur. en route visit Fatehpur Sikri (40 Km from Agra): The historical city was constructed by Mughal emperor Akbar beginning in 1570 and served as the empire’s capital from 1571 until 1585. Later continue drive to Jaipur, check-in into hotel for 02 nights stay. Day at leisure & overnight at hotel.
- Day 05: Jaipur
After breakfast guided tour of Jaipur visit Amber Fort : Amber Fort is situated in Amber, the ancient capital of the Kachhwaha Rajputs on a hillside overlooking Maotha lake. A beautiful complex of palaces, halls, stairways, pillared pavilions, and temples built by Maharaja Man Singh I & enjoy Elephant ride bottom to top of the hill. Afternoon visit City Palace: The main palace is an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal art and architecture, Jantar Mantar: The Jantar Mantar is a re-phrasal of the Sanskrit word yantra mantra which mean instruments and formulae & Hawa Mahal: This five-story, pyramid-shaped structure endorse 953 small peepholes, each with tiny lattice worked (jali) pink windows and arched roofs with hanging cornices. Overnight at hotel.
- Day 06: Jaipur / Bundi drive (210 Km/ 4 hrs)
Breakfast at hotel and later drive to Bundi, upon arrival check-jin into hotel for 01 night stay. Bundi in the Hadoti region of Rajasthan state in northwest India. It is of particular architectural note for its ornate forts, palaces, and stepwell reservoirs known as baoris. After relaxing, visit Taragarh Fort, or ‘Star Fort’ is the most impressive of the city’s structures. It was constructed in AD 1354 upon the top of steep hillside overlooking the city.Bundi Palace is situated on the hillside adjacent to the Taragarh Fort and is notable for its lavish traditional murals and frescos. The Chitrashala (picture gallery) of the palace is open to the general public. Raniji ki Baori: The largest of Bundi’s baoris or stepwells is the intricately-carved. Some 46 m deep, it was built in 1699 by Rani Nathavatji. The steps built into the sides of the water-well made water accessible even when at a very low level. The baori is one of the largest examples of its kind in Rajasthan and Sukh Niwas Palaces:Sukh Niwas Palaces evokes memories of RUDYARD KIPLING who not only stayed here but found inspiration for his famous work KIM. Overnight at hotel.
- Day 07: Bundi / Bijaypur drive (110 Km/ 2 ½hrs) via Kota
After breakfast drive towards Bijaypur en route we will visit Kota, Maharao Madho Singh Museum: Situated in the old palace, the museum has a superb collection of Rajput miniature paintings of the Kota school, exquisite sculptures, frescoes and armoury. The museum also houses a rich repository of artistic items used by the Kota rulers. Kishore Sagar &Jag Mandir:Amidst the picturesque artificial lake of Kishore Sagar constructed in 1346 AD by Prince Dher Deh of Bundi stands the enchanting little palace of Jag Mandir. The azure waters around the red-sandstone monument enhances its beauty. Boat-rides can be enjoyed in the lake. The Keshar Bagh, famous for its royal cenotaphs, lies in the vicinity. Later continue drive to Bijaypur, upon arrival check-in into hotel Bijaypur Castle for 01 night stay. Rest of the day leisure at hotel. Bijaypur Castle: The 16th century Castle, situated in fortified walls, was converted to a hotel in 1991 by the ruling family. The Castle is still home to the ruling family who run it not as a hotel but as a ‘HOME’where people can come and experience traditional Rajput hospitality.
- Day 08: Bijaypur / Udaipur drive (145 Km/ 3 hrs) via Chittorgarh
Leisurely breakfast at hotel and later drive to Udaipur, en route visit the Chittorgarh Fort: Chittaurgarh epitomizes Rajput spirit, valour, pride and romance. It reverberates with heroism and sacrifice the tales of which are still sung by the Bards of Rajasthan. The imposing and awe inspiring fort stands on a 240-hectares site, on 180m high hill that rises rapidly from the plains. It has one kilometre zigzag ascent to it. The road leads through seven gates to the main gate Rampol (meaning Gate of Ram). On the ascent between the second and the third gate, you see two ‘Chattris’(cenotaphs) built to honour Jaimal and Kalla heroes of 1568 siege by Emperor Akbar. The main gate of the fort itself is Surajpol (meaning Sun Gate). Later drive to Udaipur, upon arrival check-in into hotel for 02 nights stay. Rest of the day leisure at hotel or free to explore the city. Overnight at hotel.
- Day 09: Udaipur
After breakfast visit City Palace: City Palace is the largest royal complex in Rajasthan. Saheliyon ki Bari: A beautiful garden known as ‘Saheliyoin-Ki-Bari’. This small ornament garden with its fountain, Kiosks, marble elephants and delightful pools. Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal: The interesting collection exhibited by this Indian folk arts museum includes folk dresses ornaments puppets masks dolls folk musical instruments folk deities and paintings. Jagdish Temple : Built in 1651A.D. by Maharana Jagat Singh, this Indoarmy temple is the largest and the most beautiful temple if Udaipur with noteworthy sculpted images. Evening enjoy the boat ride on Lake Pichola. Overnight at hotel.
- Day 10: Udaipur / Delhi by flight
Breakfast at hotel and later transfer to Udaipur airport for flight to Delhi, upon arrival departure transfer to International airport for flight back to home.
- Cycle Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi.
- Mohabbate The Taj Show in Agra.
- Agra city Heritage Walk Tour.
- Elephant ride at Amber Fort in Jaipur.
- Sound & Light at Show at Amber Fort in Jaipur.
- Dinner with Indian Family in Jaipur.
- Boat ride in Udaipur.
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