Rajasthan has many tourist attractions and in this itinerary you can experience almost all the faces – Bird watching in Bharatpur, wildlife viewing in Ranthambhore including tiger, Kumbhalgarh is famous for its massive fort and wildlife, Jodhpur, Bikaner and Jaisalmer to experience desert life and camel safari, Kota, Bundi, Chittaurgarh and Pushkar are equally important for its Forts, Temples and Havelies. A wonder boatride in Lake Pichola not be missed when in Udaipur.
Routing: Delhi – Bharatpur – Ranthambhore – Kota – Bundi – Chittaurgarh – Udaipur – Ranakpur – Kumbhalgarh – Jodhpur – Khuri – Jaisalmer – Bikaner – Pushkar – Jaipur – Delhi
Duration: 20 nights / 21 days
Indian Traditional welcome with garlands at the Indira Gandhi Airport (T-3) and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Full day sightseeing tour of Delhi. Visit: Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Raj Ghat – the cremation place of Mahatma Gandhi in Old Delhi and Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, Humanyun’s Tomb, Indira Gandhi Museum, India Gate, President House, Birla Temple in New Delhi. Evening enjoy live show “Dances of India”. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Morning free time in Delhi. Afternoon transfer to Nizamuddin Railway Station. Dep: Delhi/Bharatpur 1310/1544 hrs. By Jan Shatabdi Express (Chair Car) Assistance at Bharatpur Railway Station and transfer to hotel. Evening visit Bird Sanctuary with Government approved Rickshaw Wallah. Overnight stay in Bharatpur.
Morning visit Bird Sanctuary with a naturalist and boat ride (optional). Rest of the day free for individual activities. Afternoon transfer to Bharatpur Railway Station to connect train for Sawai Madhopur.
Dep: Bharatpur/Sawai Madhopur 1546/1800 hrs. By Jan Shatabdi Express (Chair Car)
Assistance at Sawai Madhopur Railway Station and transfer to hotel in Ranthambhor. Overnight night stay in Ranthambhore.
Early morning Jeep Safari to meet Tiger and other Wildlife. Return to hotel for breakfast. Later visit Ranthambhore Fort – this imposing fort is perched atop a hill at an altitude of over 200mtr amidst a dense forest.. Afternoon Jeep Safari. Evening free and overnight stay in Ranthambhore.
Early morning Jeep Safari and return to hotel for breakfast.
Later drive Ranthambhore / Kota by Car with an English speaking tourist driver.
Afternoon half day local sightseeing tour. Kota is a fascinating mixture of medieval grandeur and modern industrialization. Visit: Chambal Garden, Maharao Madho Singh Museum, Jag Mandir, Haveli of Devtaji and Kota Barrage. Overnight stay in Kota.
Morning drive Kota/Chittaurgarh by Car with an English speaking tourist driver.
En-route visit Bundi. Bundi and Kota were once a single principality ruled by the Hada Chauhans, an offshoot of the famous clan of Chauhans who rules Delhi and Ajmer. Visit Taragarh or The Star Fort. Arrive Chittaurgarh and transfer to hotel. Evening free and overnight stay in Chittaurgarh.
Morning visit Chittaurgarh Fort – the indomitable pride of Chittaur, the fort is a massive structure with many gateways built by the later Maurya rulers in 7th centuary A.D. Perched on a height of 180 mt high hill, it sprawls over 700 acres.
Afternoon drive Chittaurgarh/Udaipur by Car with an English speaking tourist driver. Arrive Udaipur, check-in hotel and relax. Evening free and overnight stay in Udaipur.
Morning excursion trip to Eklingi & Nagda and Sahelion-ki-Bari. Afternoon visit City Palace, Jagdish Temple and Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum. Afternoon enjoy boating in Lake Pichola at sunset. Evening enjoy candle light dinner overlooking Lake Pichola. Overnight stay in Udaipur.
Morning drive Udaipur / Kumbhalgarh by car with an Englihs speaking tourist driver. En-route visit Ranakpur Jain Temple. Continue drive to Kumbhalgarh. Arrive Kumbhalgarh and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in Kumbhalgarh.
Morning visit Kumbhalgarh Fort – the second most important citadel of Mewar after Chittaurgarh. Afternoon excursion trip to Kankroli to visit a magnificent dam built by Rana Rai Singh in 1660. overnight stay in Kumbhalgarh Fort.
Morning drive Kumbhalgarh / Jodhpur by Car with an English speaking tourist driver. Arrive Jodhpur and check-in hotel. Evening free and overnight stay in Jodhpur.
Morning city tour of Jodhpur. Visit Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada and Mandore Garden. Evening free time in Old City Market. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
Morning drive Jodhpur/Khuri by Car with an English speaking tourist driver. En-route visit Osian. Continue drive to Khuri, check-in Desert Resort and relax. Afternoon enjoy Camel Safari and witness Golden Sunset. Return to Desert Resort and enjoy Rajasthani Folk Dances (live) followed by cocktail and dinner. Overnight stay in Khuri.
Morning free time to explore local village around the Desert Resort.
Later drive Khuri / Jaisalmer by Car with an English speaking tourist driver.
Arrive Jaisalmer and check-in hotel. Afternoon visit Jaisalmer Fort – The golden-hued Jaisalmer Fort can be seen miles away before reaching the town. The fort stands almost 30 metres over the city and houses an entire living area within its huge ramparts. Walking through the narrow lanes is an experience worth savouring. Also visit Jain Temple, Manak Chowk and Havelies. Rest of the day free for individual activities and to explore the golden city on your own. Overnight stay in Jaisalmer.
Morning drive Jaisalmer / Bikaner by Car with an English speaking tourist driver.
Arrive Bikaner and check-in hotel. Afternoon excursion trip to Camel breeding farm and Deshnok Temple – the temple offers a haven to rats as they are believed to be incarnated as future bards. Thus, the rats, considered to be sacred, roam freely in the temple precincts.
Overnight stay in Bikaner.
Morning city tour of Bikaner. Visit Junagarh Fort – built in 1593 A.D. by Raja Rai Singh, a general in the army of Emperor Akbar. Evening free and overnight stay in Bikaner.
Morning drive Bikaner / Pushkar by Car with an English speaking tourist driver. Arrive Pushkar and check-in hotel. Afternoon enjoy Camel Safari/Camel Cart Safari and visit temples of Lord Bramha and local bazaar. Evening free and overnight stay in Pushkar.
Morning free time to walk around the holy Pushkar Lake.
Later drive Pushkar / Jaipur by Car with an English speaking tourist driver. Arrive Jaipur and check-in hotel. Afternoon half day sightseeing of Jaipur. Visit: City Palace, Royal Observatory, Pink City, Hawa Mahal and Jal Mahal. Evening free and overnight stay in Jaipur.
Morning visit Amber Fort with elephant safari. En-route visit Pink City and Hawa Mahal (Palace of wind).
Visit Amber Fort with a tourist guide. Drive down by local jeep and visit Jal Mahal (Water Palace).
Afternoon drive Jaipur / Delhi by Car with an English speaking tourist driver. Arrive Delhi, Check-in hotel and relax.
Overnight stay in Delhi.
Transfer to airport to connect flight for home.