9 Days Rajasthan Heritage Vacations

Rajasthan Heritage Vacations (IOYO-25)


This cultural 09 days Rajasthan tour takes you to the desert city of Jaisalmer and also to Agra- city of Taj Mahal. This is one of the bestseller itineraries of Rajasthan. Enjoy a sand dune safari in Jaisalmer, a boat ride tour in the lake city Udaipur, an elephant ride at the Amber Palace of Jaipur , a walk in heritage land of Delhi and a rickshaw ride in Agra. This Rajasthan travel package is good for first timers to India. Convert this into a Royal Rajasthan tours itinerary by opting to stay in the old palaces, forts, castles and havelis, where the royalty used to stay. Most of these royal palaces of Rajasthan have been converted into hotels which give a glimpse of the rich heritage of Rajasthan. This heritage vacation package tour of Rajasthan starts from Delhi and Delhi takes you through to Jaisalmer, Jodhpur the blue city, Udaipur, Jaipur the pink city and Agra.

Day 01 :- Arrive Delhi.
Arrive Delhi. Transfer to hotel. Tour of Delhi. In Old Delhi visit the Raj Ghat - the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi , Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk. In New Delhi visit the Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate and Lakshminarayan Temple. Also drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings & Connaught Place shopping centre. Overnight Delhi.

Day 02 :-Delhi Jodhpur Jaisalmer
Transfer to airport to board flight for Jodhpur. Arrive & drive to Jaisalmer. Overnight Jaisalmer.

Day 03 :- Jaisalmer
Morning visit Jaisalmer-throbbing in the heart of the Thar, in burnished sandstone, is an intricately molded wonderland - a city of gilded magic. As the sun sets, the sky goes up in flames and night descends softly, creating a new monument every evening. People still live in these ancient buildings dating from 12th to 15th century. Every house has exquisite carvings and filigreed work. Visit the different Havelis. Overnight Jaisalmer.

Day 04 :- Jaisalmer Jodhpur
Drive to Jodhpur. Afternoon visit the Meharangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone Hill, including Moti-Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing Marble Memorium built in 1899 and the museum located in the Umaid Public Gardens. Overnight Jodhpur.

Day 05 :-Jodhpur Ranakpur Udaipur
Morning drive to Udaipur visiting Ranakpur Temples enroute. Ranakpur - 98 kms from Udaipur, the Jain Temples built in the 15th century are situated in the lovely valley of the Aravali. Its surrounding is quiet and picturesque. Ranakpur has grand structures and beautiful sculpture. There are 1444 pillars in the temple and none of them are similar. The magic of light & shade is really awe inspiring. Surya Temple and other Jain Temples are side attractions. Overnight Udaipur.

Day 06 :- Udaipur
Morning city tour of Udaipur-visit the city palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki bari and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir. Overnight Udaipur.

Day 07 :- Udaipur Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur. Later visit Jaipur - the capital of Rajasthan which was given a coat of pink color a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince and ever since, it has retained this colour. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja's City Palace & the Observatory. Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas. Overnight Jaipur.

Day 08 :- Jaipur Fatehpur Sikri Agra
Morning visit Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Ascend the Fort on Elephant back. Afternoon drive to Agra enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri is 40 kms from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. Overnight Agra.

Day 09 :- Agra Delhi
Morning visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the the Halls of Public and Private Audience. TAJ MAHAL IS CLOSED ON FRIDay Drive to Delhi airport. NO Hotel.