The Romantic Rajasthan (PTRR)

Trip Length: 16 Days/ 15 Nights               Trip Starts in: Delhi               Trip Ends in: Delhi

Romantic Rajasthan – the abode of the Rajput warriors and rulers; the land where the pride and honor steps first than anything else; the historic forts and exquisite Grand Palaces where the chuckles of the Queens and the Princesses broke the tranquility of the air. Our trip holiday title enchants your soul to come the Land of Love, Romance and Chivalry where the hospitality is part of our customs, culture and traditions.   

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India Gate

The capital of the world’s largest democracy has always been presented as a ‘Kohinoor’ in the fabled wealth of monumental treasures of India. The legends portray Delhi as the kingdom of the erstwhile kings ‘Pandavas’ in the 400 BCE. The profound architecture of the ancient monuments in Delhi testifies the strong hold of the rulers of Hindu, Muslim and British empires. The monuments and ruins of many empires are scattered throughout the city, often cheek by jowl with modern towers and structures.

Taj Mahal

No wonder, this place does not need an introduction as the soul of the World Heritage, crowns the City ‘The Taj-Mahal’  strategically located on the banks of River Jamuna, the tributary of sacred Ganges was the seat of the imperial Mughal court and former capital of India during the Mughal Empire. Dotted with three grand World Heritage Sites; The Taj-Mahal, The Agra fort and the abandoned capital city of Fatehpur Sikri, a must see monument.  

Ranthambhore

Ranthambhore derives its name from the 1000 years old fort of Ranthambhore, the second largest in India and among the six listed World Heritage sites standing at a height of 705 ft. Ranthambhore national park lies in the shadow of the Aravalli and Vindhya mountains range and covers a core area of 106 sq miles. The most famous resident is the endangered Royal Bengal tiger, which is spotted quite frequently in Ranthambhore. This was the originally the hunting lodge of the erstwhile Maharajas of the Jaipur state. 

City Palace

 
Jaipur, the ‘Pink City’ of India is not only a city but a brilliant example of architecture, aesthetic standards and fusion of ideas and mastermind planning of a great warrior and astronomer King -  Sawai Jai Singh II. The Kachwaha rulers claim to descend from the lineage of Lord Rama’s second son, Kush. This world fame 18th century city is well protected by a massive masonry crenelled wall with nine entrance gates. The city is in the form of a chess board with nine blocks called as chokris.

 

Lake Palace Udaipur

Witness the royalty in the state of Udaipur, very much known as the Venice of the East or the city of Romance located in the scenic beauty of Aravali range of mountains, the erstwhile state boasts the second largest and most beautiful palace in India. The world fame Lake Palace built as summer palace offers you the most spectacular view around and is one of the most likely places of stay for the honeymooners. A walk in the old city gives you a chance to see the extent of restored buildings and colorful shops just making you stop in your tracks to take unlimited pictures. 

Chandelao Garh

 Rao Kumpa was a Marwari General who fought for Maharaja of Jodhpur against Sher Shah Suri, the Afghan ruler of Delhi in the battle of Sumelgiri in 1544 A.D. Though Rao Kumpa was killed in the war, the lineage continued and presently it is run as a boutique heritage hotel by the 16th generation, Thankur Praduman Singh, your host and a lovely personality.

Jaisalmer Fort

Moving towards the west of Rajasthan, the place is smeared in the golden rays of the rising and sinking sun, the city of Jaisalmer exhibiting its beautiful fort and palace in honey color sand stone. The narrow cobbled streets will give you chance to explore the city in your own way. Founded by Maharawal Jaisal of Bhatti Rajput Clan in 12th century, the fort is a living tale of the city near the famous dunes of Thar Desert. Enjoy the Camel ride at the legendary dunes of the Sam where the folk songs enthrall the visitor’s heart.

Bikaner Junagarh fort

Not only the palaces but a lot more make this city one of the famous places to visit – Bikaner located in the north-west of the Rajasthan state; it is a popular place to see India’s only camel breeding farm as well as to taste the best of sweet dishes. Not only the city is amazing but it also boasts one of the best palaces in India built in mixture of European, Indian and Moghul architecture. The famous savory’s like Bombay Mix, Bhujia’s and other Indian spicy snacks are famous throughout the world.


Itinerary

Day 1 (Delhi)

Delhi

Arrive at IG International airport and transfer to hotel for a short break to relax after a long plane journey. This afternoon we will visit couple of off- route sites to familiarize you with the hustle and bustle of this ancient Capital.  You will visit the Hindu Temple - Birla Mandir and the Sikh temple  -  Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, the  two improtant religious sites of Delhi.

Day 2 (Delhi)

Delhi

Local sightseeing of Delhi including Jama Masjid, walk in Chandni Chowk, Rajghat, Safdarjung tomb and Lodhi Gardens

Day 3 (Delhi/Agra)

Delhi/Agra

This morning we will drive to Agra. Visit Agra fort and baby Taj by tuk tuk . We will visit Taj Mahal in the late afternoon to enjoy the sunset. 

Day 4 (Agra/Fatehpur Sikri/Sawai Madhopur/Ranthambhore)

Agra/Fatehpur Sikri/Sawai Madhopur/Ranthambhore

Drive to Fatehpur Sikri. After visiting the site, break your journey for lunch and then continue to Bharatpur to take the afternoon train for 2 hours to Sawai- Madhopur.  You will have a short drive to your hotel.

Day 5 (Ranthambhore)

Ranthambhore

Visit the safari park in the morning and the afternoon in shared jeep or canter.

Day 6 (Ranthambhore/Jaipur)

Ranthambhore/Jaipur

Drive to the famous Pinkcity- Jaipur.  In the afternoon sightseeing of the City Palace, stone observatory and later old city on foot to see the teeming streets.

Day 7 (Jaipur/Udaipur)

Jaipur/Udaipur

Get ready for the longest drive of the trip to the City of Lakes "Udaipur"  via Chittorgarh. It is the largest and most spectacular fort-city in India with some superb Rajput architectural temples, ornamented Towers and ruined Palace of the most beautiful Queen of Udaipur, "Maharani Padmini". Continue to Udaipur and relax for the evening.

Day 8 (Udaipur)

Udaipur
Visit the Jagdish temple and sightseeing of City Palace and walk in local bazaar

Day 9 (Udaipur/Ranakpur/Chandelao)

Udaipur/Ranakpur/Chandelao

Drive to Chandelao via Ranakpur

Day 10 (Chandelao/Jodhpur/Chandelao)

Chandelao/Jodhpur/Chandelao

Morning Jeep safari to see the Black Bucks antelope and then visit  the famous Blue City of Jodhpur. Return to Chandelo Garh for overnight stay. 

Day 11 (Chandelao/Jaisalmer)

Chandelao/Jaisalmer

Drive to Jaisalmer and relax

Day 12 (Jaisalmer)

Jaisalmer

Sightseeing of Jaisalmer fort, an unmatched fort to visit. Late afternoon drive towards the Sam sand dunes to enjoy a short camel ride to witness the sunset.

Day 13 (Jaisalmer/Bikaner)

Jaisalmer/Bikaner

Drive to Bikaner via Kheechan to see Demoiselle cranes

Day 14 (Bikaner)

Bikaner

Sightseeing of Junagarh fort and Tuk Tuk ride in Bikaner to see the local market

Day 15 (Bikaner/Delhi)

Bikaner/Delhi

Day train to Delhi to experince the most popular mode of transport, the Indian Railway

Day 16 (Final Departure)

Final Departure

Departure to International airport


INCLUDED NOT INCLUDED
1 . All Monument Entrances as per itinerary for one entry
2 . All breakfasts as per itinerary
3 . All activities as per itinerary
1 . International Air Fare
2 . Travel Insurance
3 . Single Accommodation (available on Request)
4 . Visa or Transit Visa
5 . Vaccinations
6 . Expenses of Personal Nature: Any Table drinks, Telephone calls, Laundry, Camera fees (still or video), Gratuities to Tour Managers, Guides, Drivers, Hotel or Restaurant staff etc.
7 . Tour Manager on request
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