Duration : 9 Nights / 10 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Kishangarh - Delhi
Luxury is a word related to lavishness, elegance, royalty etc. All these adjectives are perfect description of the royal clans that have flourished in Rajasthan. The Rajput families and their rulers have carved out a name for themselves in the history of India and their legends have attracted tourists from everywhere in the world. On the other hand, Pushkar is popularly called the holy city. We combine these two cities with others to give you a special itinerary.
This trip is a reflection of luxurious and a holy Rajasthan. These two things blend together perfectly and create a perfect picture as we will get to see on this tour. Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Pushkar, Jodhpur, Udaipur- all these cities together will form an interesting and worth exploring combination for you.
On your arrival at Delhi, Travelogy India’s official will welcome you with warm greetings. He will escort you to a pre-booked hotel, where he will hand over all the papers related to your tour and will discuss the tour program. Spend your night at ease in your private space at the hotel.Enquire About This Trip
Itinerary of second day will list out some famous places of Delhi for full day excursion post breakfast. Red Fort (a fort built by Shahjahan), ever busy Chandni Chowk market standing by its side, Rajghat and Jama Masjid are sites of Old Delhi which are visited. After this, New Delhi (former capital of British India) is on the schedule which has places like Humayun’s Tomb, magnificent Qutab Minar (second tallest minaret of India), Lotus Temple, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Parliament House, President’s house, India Gate etc. Later, shopping spree at Connaught Place and a traditional dance program at a hall will be de-stressing. Dinner and night stay at the hotel in Delhi.
An assisted travel from Delhi to Agra by road where you’ll experience the grandeur of the great Mughal Empire by having a look at various sites of historical importance. First one among them being Taj Mahal, the monument built of white marble standing as a symbol of never-ending love shared between Shahjahan and his wife Mumtaz. This is listed as one of the ‘Seven Wonders of the world’. Also you will be taken to Agra Fort (a UNESCO World Heritage Site as of now), Tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daulah (built by Noor Jahan in the sweet memory of her father) and local markets for shopping and eating out. Overnight at the hotel where you were transferred on arrival.
A comfortable drive will convey you to Jaipur. In between a stoppage at Fatehpur Sikri is scheduled which is the erstwhile capital of Mughal Empire (after Akbar decided to shift his capital from Agra). Buland Darwaza is a world famous site here because of it being the largest gateway. Resuming the drive towards Jaipur-the pink city, we will shift to a hotel as soon as we reach here. Overnight stay at Jaipur.
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After breakfast, the sightseeing tour of Jaipur will take you to Amber Palace standing tall and grand tucked at a hill (climb to it on an elephant), City Palace campus and its museum, Jantar Mantar (built by Jai Singh II and showcasing astronomical devices of olden times), Hawa Mahal (comprising 935 windows) which was made mainly for royal ladies to have a look outside. Evening free for leisurely activities and shopping. Reposeful night stay at hotel.
Head towards Jodhpur by a guided drive (6 hours) and on reaching transfer to a pre-booked hotel. Jodhpur is a famous tourist attraction in Rajasthan because it has a rich heritage it got down from the Rajput clan of Marwar that flourished here. Afternoon visit to Mehrangarh Fort (a large fortress on a hilltop which offers a panoramic view of Jodhpur) and Jaswant Thada memorial. Night stay at Jodhpur.
By road, proceed towards Udaipur on day seventh (5 hours). Enroute pay a visit to the Ranakpur Jain Temples, a famous Jain pilgrimage site (devoted to the worship of Rishaba Ji: a Jain prophet). These temples were constructed using white marble and feature beautiful carvings work done by erudite craftsmen of yester years. On arrival at Udaipur, check in to hotel. Udaipur has various royal legends attached to it and it has been named after Rana Udai Singh (ruler of Mewar). Overnight stay at Udaipur.
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In Udaipur, you will be taken to witness some very picturesque sites after a delicious morning meal. City palace featuring Peacock square, antiques, paintings, art pieces will be an amazing place to see. Later, post lunch start you cruise at Lake Pichola. Here you can have a look at the picture perfect landscape and also Jag Mandir Palace on the lake. Two more places which are suggested not to be missed are- Jagdish Temple (built 300 years ago) and the Royal Cenotaphs of Rajput Kings. Night stay enjoying the amicable hospitality at Udaipur.
Once done with breakfast, start for Pushkar- the holy city. Stopover at Ajmer Dargah Sharif Tomb where Akbar used to make a visit every year. Continuing driving to Pushkar after lunch, we check in at a hotel on arrival. This city is one of the most important stops in the Hindu Pilgrimage as here lies the most revered Brahma Temple. Scenic Pushkar lake, sacred ghats, Rose Garden and other temples are some popular watchable places here. Also go to Pushkar fair which is the largest camel fair in the whole world. Overnight at Pushkar.
Morning drive will take you to Kishangarh which has achieved fame in the whole world for its miniature paintings and handicrafts. It is also well known for the largest granite and marble cutting industry. Kishangarh Fort and Phool Mahal (Palace of Flowers)-residence of the royal household of Kishangarh (Giving a panoramic view of Gundalao Lake where beautiful birds dot the water and surrounding ground) are also there on last day’s itinerary. Lunch at Phool Mahal after which final departure to Delhi so as to board the flight for onward destination on time.