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Duration
14 Days / 13 Nights
Trip
Start: Delhi / End: Delhi

Exclusive Rajasthan with Taj

Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Ajmer- Jaipur - Agra - Delhi

Introduction

India is a wonderland of several architectural gems, which belong to different styles of architectures. These structures were erected by several rulers during their reign in the course of history. Rajasthan and Agra are two of the most popular destinations of India that are replete with several such monuments. Exclusive Rajasthan with Taj is a well-planned tour package that stretches in the span of 13 nights and 14 days. Visit popular forts, palaces and other structures in Rajasthan’s cities such as Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Pushkar and Jaipur. Another highlight of the tour is a visit to the attractions of Agra including the world wonder of Taj Mahal. Along with this, there is city tour of Delhi too.

Note that this is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.


Trip Highlights
    • City tour of Delhi attractions including Jama Masjid and India Gate
    • Evening sound and light show at Red Fort, Delhi
    • Explore the pleasantly painted havelis of Mandawa
    • Visit the mighty Junagarh Fort, Bikaner
    • Camel ride at Sam Sand dunes, Jaisalmer
    • Stop at Ranakpur Jain temple, on the way to Udaipur
    • Visit to the City Palace, Udaipur
    • Temple tour of Pushkar including Jagat Pita Shri Brahma Temple
    • An elephant ride at Amber Fort, Jaipur
    • Early morning visit to Taj Mahal, Agra
    • Shopping at the local bazaars

Itinerary Details
Day 1 Arrival in Delhi

As you arrive in Delhi, meet our tour representative that helps you with an assisted transfer to the hotel. After check-in, the day is at leisure.

Stay overnight.

Day 2 Delhi

On the 2nd day, after breakfast, start sightseeing in Delhi. The popular attractions that you visit today include Laxmi Narayan Temple, India Gate and Parliament House. Have lunch in the afternoon and start the second part of Delhi city tour. Explore Old Delhi attractions such as Jama Masjid, Red Fort and Gandhi memorial. The evening is scheduled for sound and light show.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 3 Delhi – Mandawa (232 km)

Today, breakfast is followed by road journey to Mandawa, a small town in the Shekhavati region. On reaching, check into the hotel. After lunch, get ready for exploring the stunning painted and frescoed havelis (mansions). Next is a guided tour of the splendid Mandawa Fort. This striking fort is quite famous for its paintings, mostly depicting the life of Lord Krishna.

Stay Overnight in Mandawa.

Day 4 Mandawa – Bikaner (192 km)

Have your breakfast and start driving to Bikaner. As you reach, check-in. Afterwards, sightseeing in Bikaner starts with the Junagadh Fort that was built by Raja Rai Singh. In the first half of the 20th century, the structure was renamed as the Old Fort. Next, you visit the Bhand Sagar Temple, a Jain temple, built in the 16th century.

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Day 5 Bikaner – Jaisalmer (311 km)

On day 5, post breakfast, start your road journey to Jaisalmer, also known as the 'Citadel City'. Upon reaching, check- in at your hotel. The rest of the day is free. You can indulge in the activities of your interest. You may interact with the locals, visit the local bazaar for shopping and binging on street food.

Stay overnight in Jaisalmer.

Day 6 Jaisalmer

The day is scheduled for city tour including the popular tourist attractions of Jaisalmer. Explore the mighty Jaisalmer Fort. One of the largest forts in the world, it is placed on the top of Trikuta Hill. Later, explore two of Jaisalmer's most stunning mansions- Salim Singh-Ki-Haveli and Patwon–Ki-Haveli. These two structures have striking architecture and wonderful carvings. In the evening, enjoy a camel ride at Sam Sand dunes, one of the most popular things to do in Jaisalmer.

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Day 7 Jaisalmer – Jodhpur (286 km)

Today, after relishing breakfast, start your road journey to Jodhpur. Check-into the hotel after reaching. Settle down in the rooms. Lunch is followed by city tour of Jodhpur including the glorious Mehrangarh Fort. Positioned 400 feet above the city, it is one of the largest forts of the country. After this, visit is Ghanta Ghar or the Clock tower, constructed by Maharaja Sardar Singh.

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Day 8 Jodhpur – Udaipur (259 km)

After breakfast on day 8, your road journey to Udaipur starts. On the way, stop to explore the very-popular Ranakpur Jain temple, famed for their delicate carvings. Continue towards Udaipur. On arrival, complete the check –in formalities. The day is at leisure. Interact with the locals, savor authentic Rajasthan food, shop at the local market and so on.

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Day 9 Udaipur

After a fulfilling breakfast, start sightseeing in Udaipur including its prime attractions. Visit Saheliyon Ki Bari – a garden for the maids of the Queen, and Jagdish temple – dedicated to Lord Vishnu, originally called the temple of Jagannath Rai. The day's last visit is to the City Palace, lying on the banks of Lake Pichola. The construction of this beauty was started by Maharaja Udai Singh and continued by his successors.

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Day 10 Udaipur – Pushkar (278 km)

On day 10, start your journey to the 'City of Brahma', Pushkar. On reaching, check-in at the hotel. The day is free for leisure activities. Explore the surroundings on your own.

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Day 11 Pushkar – Ajmer – Jaipur (148 km)

Half-day city tour of Pushkar is scheduled on day 11. Visit Jagat Pita Shri Brahma Temple – one of the few temples of India, dedicated to Lord Brahma and Apteshwar Mahadeo Temple – dedicated to Lord Shiva. Later, visit the Dargah of Moinuddin Chishti, a Sufi saint, in Ajmer. Later on, start driving for Jaipur. Check –in at the hotel as you reach. The rest of the day is free.

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Day 12 Jaipur

In the morning, enjoy a visit to the hill fort of Amer fort. It is around 11 km away from the city center. Enjoy an elephant or a jeep ride up to the entry gate of the fort. Back in the city for sightseeing including City Palace- a wonderful amalgam of Mughal and Rajasthani styles of architecture. Later, visit the other attractions such as Jantar Mantar, the Royal Observatory (World Heritage Site) and Nawab Sahab Ki Haveli. Spend the evening shopping at the colorful bazaars of Jaipur.

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Day 13 Jaipur – Agra (243 km)

Today after breakfast, get transferred to Agra, by road. On the way, stop at Fatehpur Sikri- the old deserted city. Once the Mughal Capital, it was built by Emperor Akbar. A world heritage site, it has several structures like Jama Masjid, Buland Darwaza, Palace of Jodha Bai, Birbal Bhawan, Panch Mahal etc. Continue towards Agra. On reaching, check- in at the hotel. The rest of the day is free.

Stay overnight in Agra.

Day 14 Agra – Delhi - Departure

Today is the last day of the tour. Early morning visit to the Taj Mahal. A white marble mausoleum, it was built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Later, explore the other attractions like Agra Fort – a Mughal architectural masterpiece and Itmad-ud-daula's tomb- also known as Baby Taj. Thereafter, start driving to Delhi airport / railway station to board a flight / train to your onward destination.