Royal Rajasthan Tour
About the Activity:
Rajasthan, the land of Rajahs and Maharajas is one of the most colourful states in the country. Be it the glorious history or the opulent lifestyle of its rulers, the state still echoes every bit in a distinct and unique way. With its enticing beauty and charm, it has overcome the hands of revolution and has successfully endured its rich cultural and traditional values till date.
On a visit to this elegant state, one can easily witness the immortal bonding between its golden sands and civilization. Adding more to the charm of this colourful state are its elegant forts, palaces, havelis and other statures; the state is the home to some of the most beautiful and largest forts and palaces in the world.
Included5 Star AccomodationBreakfastLunchPersonal DriverPersonal Guide
Not IncludedEntry Fees of Monuments
Day 1 - Arrival and Sightseeing in Jaipur
> Amber Fort and Palace, Sheesh Mahal, Dinner at Chokhi Dhani
> Following your arrival at Jaipur Airport, get transferred to the hotel. After checking-in to the hotel, relax for a while and post this, mark the beginning of this royal journey with a visit to the opulent Amber Fort and Palace. Discover the aura of the elegant Rajput era of Rajasthan and witness the immortal beauty of their taste for royalty and pride.
> After the Amber Fort and Palace, make it to the Sheesh Mahal or the 'Mirror Palace' and revisit the grandeur of Rajasthan's timeless appeal. Be an eyewitness of its enchanting beauty and how the small pieces of mirror create a magical spell with the reflection of the light.
> During the evening, visit Chokhi Dhani, one of the best ethnic resorts in the world for a delightful dinner. Located close to the Pink City, this cultural resort is one of its own kinds and offers you the most indigenous colours and traditions of Rajasthan; overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 2 - Drive from Jaipur to Udaipur (400km/7-8 Hours)
> Bilwara, Chittorgarh Fort
> Waking up early morning, a drive through the golden sands of Rajasthan will take you to the Udaipur or the 'Venice of the East'. Passing through Bilwara and Chittorgarh, this 7-8 hours through the immortal desert areas will get you acquainted with the local life and culture of Rajasthan.
> As the journey is considerably long, a breakage or halt in Chittorgarh will keep you rejuvenated and will also offer you an opportunity to visit the Chittorgarh Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest fort in the country. Spend time at this majestic fortress which stands boastfully atop a 180m hill and spreads over a 700 hectare area.
> With your arrival in Udaipur, check-in into a hotel and retire for the day; overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 3 - Udaipur Sightseeing
City Palace, Lake Pichola, Jain Temple, Bagore Ki Haveli, Eklingji Temple
Today, you will be discovering the opulent and romantic appeal of Udaipur with a whole day sightseeing tour.
Start the day with a visit to the pious Jain Temple in Ranakpur and Kumbhalgarh Fort in Rajsamand. City Palace will be next destination on the list. Showcasing the most striking style of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture, this palace is located on a hilltop and offers the panoramic views of the entire city. Hereafter, you will be driven towards the Lake Pichola which was once the important water source and is now one of the major landmarks of Udaipur.
With a visit to the Bagore Ki Haveli and Eklingji Temple, mark the end of the day and retire at the hotel; overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4 - Drive from Udaipur to Jodhpur (280km/5 Hours)
> Blue City, Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Local Market Visits
> After having today's breakfast at the hotel, embark on a drive to Jodhpur or the 'Blue City'. Also known as the 'Sun City', Jodhpur is the 'Gateway to the Thar' and has its own unique appeal. Painted in blue, this royal city is the second largest city in Rajasthan.
> Upon arrival in the city, check-in into the hotel and get freshened up. Begin the day with a visit to the Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest and imposing forts in India. Built by Maharaja Man Singh, it depicts the valorous victory of the Rajputs over the Mughals and is known detailed architecture.
> Jaswant Thada or the royal martyr ground of Jodhpur will be the next destination to visit. Polished with white marbles and adorned by exquisite carvings, this mausoleum was built in the memory of Maharaja Sardar Singh II.
> Come evening, take a merry walk around the local market areas and discover the rustic charm of the city along with the locales. Post this; return back to the hotel and retire for the day.
Day 5 - Drive from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer (280km/5 Hours)
> Leisure Day in Jodhpur
> Post today's breakfast, embark on a delightful journey to Jaisalmer. Also known as the 'Golden City', Jaisalmer stands on the ridge of a pictorial yellowish sandstone and lies at the heart of the Thar Desert.
> Driving through the desert areas, arrive in Jaisalmer by late afternoon and check-in into a hotel. Spend a leisure day at the hotel and adore the elegant beauty of the city from within the hotel premises; overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6 - Sightseeing in Jaisalmer
> Sonar Quila, Palace Museum, Jaisalmer Fort, Camel Ride, Sam Sand Dunes
> Today will be devoted to discover the opulent beauty of Jodhpur!
> After having breakfast in the hotel, embark on a local sightseeing tour with the Jain Temple, which is located within the Sonar Quila. Following this, visit the Jaisalmer Fort Palace Museum, which is located with the main fort premises. While on this visit, witness the stunning collections of artefacts that depict the bygone era of the Rajahs and Maharajas and their opulent lifestyles.
> Two of the most popular landmarks- Patwon-Ki-Haveli and Gadisar Lake will be visited next. Enjoy the evening beside the lake and take a 40km drive to the popular Sam Sand Dunes, where you can enjoy camel rides or cart rides. Witness the magical views of the sunset amidst the golden sand dunes and drive back to the hotel; overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7 - Drive from Jaisalmer to Bikaner (330km/5 Hours)
> Junagarh Fort, Sunset View, National Camel Breeding Farm
> Following today's breakfast, check-out from the Jaisalmer hotel and drive towards Bikaner. Upon arrival at the city, check-in into the hotel and relax for a while. Post this; visit the Junagarh Fort that was built in around 1594.
> With the advent of the evening, witness how the golden sands gets immersed in the magical beauty of the sunset followed by a visit to the National Camel Breeding Farm. On this visit, you will get an insight of Rajasthan's immortal bonding with the ship of the desert. Post this, return to the hotel and with the completion of dinner, retire for the day.
Day 8 - Drive from Jaisalmer to Jaipur (360km/6 Hours)
> City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jaipur Bazaar
. Following today's breakfast, check-out from the hotel and embark on a drive to the Pink City, Jaipur. After an exhilarating drive through the desert areas and arrival in Jaipur, check-in into the hotel and relax till afternoon.
> Come afternoon, visit the stunning City Palace, a testimony of Rajasthan's royal era and rediscover the bygone opulence of the Rajahs and Maharajahs. Following this, also visit the Hawa Mahal or the 'Palace of Winds' and take a delightful walk around Jaipur Bazaar. Have a glimpse of the local craftsmanship on this walk and get yourself some of the ever-lasting mementos from the market.