Rajasthan Highlights

Destinations Covered

Delhi - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Sardargarh - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi

Duration

9 Nights/ 10 Days

PACKAGE DETAILS

DAY 1 - Delhi

Begin your tour.

Arrive at New Delhi. Meet and greet upon arrival by our Vardhman Vacations representative at the International airport. Transfer to hotel.

Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 2 - Delhi

After breakfast take sightseeing tour of Delhi visiting important tourist sites of Old and New Delhi. Visit the Red Fort once a symbol of Mughal power, visit Jama Masjid 16th century mosque and largest in India. Stroll in the markets of Chandni Chowk and experience the mixture of history with modern world including visit of Raj Ghat, cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi the “Father of the Nation”. After wards drive to Qutab Minar which is the 12th century tower and one of the tallest towers of its time, walls here consist of verses from Quran (Holy book of Islam).
Wander around the complex visiting ruins of Hindu temples and palaces which once remained here and view amazing 4th century steel pillar which has still not developed rust till date. Later have a visitation at Humanyun’s Tomb – the mausoleum of the great Mughal emperor “Humayun”. Drive past to India Gate and President House. Optionally one can visit the famous light and sound show which is revealed every night in the vicinity of famous “Shahjahan’s” Red Fort.

Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 3 - Jodhpur

After breakfast Drive to Delhi airport to board the flight for Jodhpur. On arrival at Jodhpur you will be transferred to your hotel. Later proceed to visit Meherangarh Fort – perched on a 150 mhigh hill, it’s the most formidable and magnificent fort in Rajasthan, visit Ummaid Bhawan Palace – world’s largest private residence built by then King to help his people to tide over a prolonged famine.

Overnight: Hotel.

DAY 4 - Udaipur

After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Udaipur enroute visit Ranakpur Temples. Ranakpur Temples the most magnificent 15th century Jain temples situated in the deep secluded valley of the Aravalli Hills. Later drive to Udaipur. Upon arrival in Udaipur city check in at hotel for relaxation. Evening enjoy boat ride in Lake Pichola in Udaipur.

Overnight: Hotel.

DAY 5 - Udaipur

After breakfast visit City Palace built in 1559 small palace over looking at the Lake Pichola, The tour will cover lovely Sahelion-ki-Bari Gardens this small garden made for the queens and the maids have many fountains and other important figures. The Jagdish Temple this Indo-Aryan Temple made by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651 AD, is the largest and the most beautiful temple of Udaipur, with many intricately sculpted idols displaying the fine Indo-Aryan architecture.Finally visit the Pratap Museum The museum houses the old sculptures and inscriptions. One can see the antique paintings of Dewar and the turban worn by prince Khurram (Emperor Shahajahan) on display, which was gifted to Maharana Khazan Singh by Shahjahan. In evening enjoy with puppet shows and folk dancing is conducted every evening from 1800 to 1900 in an adjacent open air theatre & Shilpgram to see the village arts & crafts. Overnight stay at hotel in Udaipur.

Overnight: Hotel.

DAY 6 - Udaipur

Leave Udaipur for a small drive to a near by small village very close to Udaipur. Sardargarh, one of the magnificent forts of Rajasthan, is an extravagant creation by men of a bygone era, placed amidst the mountains and deep forests of Chuppun. Sardar Singh, one of the most powerful Dhodhias, built the Sardargarh Fort during 1738 to 1743. You can see the ramparts of the mystery filled Sardargarh, like a great ship anchored at outer sea, much before you get close to the gigantic walls soaring high above the low lying village of Lawa. Magnificent fort of Sardargarh is situated 94km north from Udaipur.

Overnight: Sardargarh fort.

DAY 7 - jaipur

After breakfast drive to Jaipur (280 km) “Pink City” of India. Upon arrival in Jaipur city check in at your pre-booked hotel. Afternoon proceed to visit Jantar Mantar (Observatory) Jantar Mantar – 17th century astronomical observatory, an excellent example of the marvelous precision wherein each construction has a specific purpose to measure the position of stars, altitudes and azimuths or calculating eclipses and some of them still works.

Overnight: Hotel.

DAY 8 - jaipur

Breakfast at Hotel. Morning proceed on an excursion to Amber Fort. Climb atop the forts ramparts on an elephant back to Amber Fort. Amber Fort – Ancient capital of Kachhawaha Rajputs rulers of Jaipur, Amber guarded one of the important defiles from invading enemies. Wander inside the Fort to see extravagant Palaces to witnessing the opulence of Rajput royal lifestyle amongst which summer palace, winter palace and mirror palace etc, are the most popular. Stop at the Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace) while going back to Jaipur City. Afternoon city tour of Jaipur visiting City Palace – official residence of the present royal family palace covers a large area divided into a series of courtyards, gardens and buildings. A part of this Palace is now turned into a museum housing Armoury, Textiles and Artifacts. City Palace is delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture.Jantar Mantar – 17th century astronomical observatory, an excellent example of the marvelous precision wherein each construction has a specific purpose to measure the position of stars, altitudes and azimuths or calculating eclipses and some of them still works.

Overnight: Hotel.

DAY 9 - Agra

Drive to Agra “Taj City” of India enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri. Built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 to commemorate the birth of his son and later abandoned due to scarcity of water. Upon arrival in Agra check-in at your pre-booked hotel. Visit the Agra Fort includes the Pearl Mosque and the Hall of Public and Private Audience. Also visit Itmad-ud-Daula tomb, built by Noorjehan in memory of her father.

Overnight: Hotel.

DAY 10 - Delhi

After breakfast proceed to city sight seeing tour visit world famous Taj Mahal, built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 in memory of his loving queen Mumtaz Mahal. Later drive to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi, you will be directly transferred to the airport to board flight back home or onward destination.

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