Delhi Arrival: Greeted by tour manager, transfer to hotel, leisure day, and overnight stay.
The true heritage of Rajasthan lies in its forts and palaces which are the iconic structures and monuments from a specific era that seems like gift from every ruler who ruled the place and brought a culture to that place that not only represent the culture but also the lifestyle. We have crafted an itinerary of 18 days including all major forts and palaces of Rajasthan for those who love to explore the true heritage can experience that can never be forgotten throughout the life. The below given itinerary can be customized depending upon the inclusion or exclusion of the places along with the number of days.
Delhi Arrival: Greeted by tour manager, transfer to hotel, leisure day, and overnight stay.
Delhi to Mandawa: Explore Mandawa Fort, rich merchant Havelis, and overnight stay.
Mandawa to Bikaner: Visit Mandawa Fort, explore surroundings, and transfer to Bikaner for overnight stay.
Bikaner to Khimsar: Explore Khimsar Haveli and Khimsar Fort, and overnight stay.
Khimsar to Jaisalmer: Enroute visit Pokaran Fort, relax in Jaisalmer.
Jaisalmer Sightseeing: Explore Salim Singh ki Haveli, Patwa Haveli, Gadisar Lake, and Sonar Fort.
Jaisalmer to Osiyan: Day tour of Osiyan, visit Sachiya Mata Temple, Mahavira Shrine, and stay overnight.
Osiyan & Bishnoi Village: Heritage walk in Bishnoi village, explore handicrafts, and overnight stay.
Osiyan to Kumbhalgarh: Explore Kumbhalgarh Fort, visit Ranakpur Jain temples, and stay overnight.
Kumbhalgarh to Udaipur: Transfer to Udaipur, leisure day, and overnight stay.
Udaipur Sightseeing: Visit City Palace, Jag Mandir, Monsoon Palace, and more.
Udaipur to Pushkar: Explore Pushkar, visit Brahma Temple, Pushkar Lake, and stay overnight.
Pushkar to Jaipur: Arrive in Jaipur, evening tour of Birla Temple, Statue Circle, and night tour of the walled city.
Jaipur Sightseeing: Explore Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, and Govind Dev Ji Temple.
Jaipur to Bharatpur: Transfer to Bharatpur, visit Keoladev Bird Life Sanctuary.
Bharatpur to Agra: Visit Fatehpur Sikri enroute, and enjoy the night view of the Taj Mahal.
Agra to Delhi: Explore more of Delhi, and departure with amazing memories of the tour.
Day 01: Delhi Arrival : Your arrival at Delhi International Airport will be greeted and coordinated up by the tour manager of Raj Tours. You will get transferred to the hotel with a chauffeur driven car and spend rest of the day at leisure followed by overnight stay.
Day 02: Delhi – Mandawa : After breakfast at the hotel get transferred to the Mandawa Town of Rajasthan which lies in the heart of Shekhawati region which was once the life line of the merchant community as it houses many stunningly beautiful Haveli belonging to rich merchants.
Stay overnight at Mandawa.
Day 03: Mandawa – Bikaner : Morning will start with the delicious breakfast and then you will set out to explore the Mandawa Fort which is the classic example of Rajputana style of architecture decorated beautifully with intrinsic fresco paintings using vibrant colours and ceilings.
Take a tour of the surrounding places showcasing the example of the lifestyle that was prevalent in this area and then get transferred to Bikaner with the help of driver.
Upon arrival check into the hotel and stay overnight
Day 04: Bikaner – Khimsar : You will arrive at Khimsar with the help of driver and your day tour at Khimsar will be escorted by the tour manager who will give you a detailed account on the important places like Khimsar Haveli and Khimsar Fort. Khimsar has its close ties with the city of Jodhpur as it was established by the son of Rao Jodha the son of founder of Jodhpur. Hence the lavishness and royal display of the lifestyle is quite evident being similar with that of Jodhpur.
After day tour, stay overnight at the hotel in Khimsar.
Day 05: Khimsar – Jaisalmer : On your way to Jaisalmer, you will pass by the Pokaran and visit Pokaran Fort this place is famous being the nuclear testing site of India.
Upon arrival at Jaisalmer, get freshen up and spend rest of the day at your leisure
Day 06: Jaisalmer Sightseeing : After breakfast at the hotel get ready for the sightseeing of the Golden City. Salim Singh ki haveli, Patwa Haveli, Gadisar Lake and Sonar Fort will be the main attraction of the day.
Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at Jaisalmer.
Day 07: Jaisalmer – Osiyan
This small place is situated nearby to Jodhpur which was historically ruled by Jain and merchant communities who gave altogether a different shape to this place and made this place famous for its Jain shrines and and temples of Hindu deities. Most of the temples & shrines at this place belongs to 8th century and 12th century. The major attraction in the day tour of Osiyan includes Sachiya Mata Temple, Mahavira Shrine and Amba Mata temple.
Stay overnight at Osiyan
Day 08: Osiyan & Trip to Bishnoi Village : After breakfast check out from hotel at Osiyan and proceed for the nearby Bishnoi village for the heritage walk. The Bishnoi Community is ancestrally living this area and now the present generation of this community engaged in various traditional business like handicrafts, earthenware articles, hand knitted clothes and decorative pieces.
After spending entire day with the heritage walk of the village, come back to the hotel at Osiyan.
Day 10: Osiyan- Kumbhalgarh : Say goodbye to Osiyan proceed towards next adventurous destination Kumbhalgarh. Situated at the hill top, the mightiest fort of Rajasthan and also one of the Hill Forts of Rajasthan -Kumbhalgarh,is the pride of Mewar region.
Kumbhalgarh Fort is in itself is the example of the mighty attitude and lavish lifestyle of the family of Rana Kumbha.
Later in the day, a trip to the Ranakpur will be scheduled where you will take a grand tour of the Jain temples. Beauty of this place is in itself is so captivating that leaves its all visitors awestruck.
Stay overnight at Kumbhalgarh.
Day 11: Kumbhalgarh- Udaipur : In couple of hours after checking out from the hotel you will get transferred to the Udaipur City.
Rest of the day at least followed by overnight stay at Udaipur.
Day 12: Udaipur Sightseeing : The city tour will start after breakfast at the hotel and you will set out to explore the marvelous places like the City Palace, Jag Mandir, Monsoon Palace, Saheliyon ki Badi, and Lake Pichola. Every nook and corner the city is naturally beautiful the backdrop of beautiful lakes like Fateh Sagar, Dudh Talai and Udai Sagar Lake.
Rest of the day after the city tour will be at leisure followed by night stay at the hotel.
Day 13: Udaipur-Pushkar : The holy site of Pushkar will be explored on the 12th day where the Brahma Temple, Pushkar Lake and the pond will be the attraction of the day tour and evening will be spend at the holy pond where evening Aarti with all chimes of mantra and holy water will make a memorable evening of your life.
Overnight stay at Pushkar in the hotel.
Day 14: Pushkar- Jaipur : after arriving at Jaipur, check in to the pre-booked hotel and freshen for the half day tour of Jaipur.
After a while you will start exploring a little around the city that includes Birla Temple, Statue Circle and night tour of walled City.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 15: Jaipur Sightseeing : After breakfast at the hotel proceed for Jaipur and get ready to explore the most iconic places and monuments of Jaipur that will include places like Amer Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar and Govind Dev Ji Temple.
Starting the day with Amer Fort ride will take you through the detailed tour of this massive monument with your tour manager and coming back towards the Walled City, a short halt Jal Mahal is worth for grabbing the photographs of the Summer Retreat of Maharaja.
The first monument in the walled city is Hawa Mahal known for its architecture consisting 957 small windows making it look like studded peacock feather when seen from the street. Then proceed towards City Palace which is the present residence of the royal family but apart from the Chandra Mahal the entire Palace is open for public along with the museum.
Day 16: Jaipur- Bharatpur : You will get transferred to Bharatpur with the help of driver who will get you directly transferred to the Keoladev Bird Life Sanctuary. The century is part of UNESCO Heritage Site. The site of rare, unseen and amazingly beautiful birds, coming all the way from Himalayan region, central Asia and Pacific Asia makes this place a heaven for bird lovers.
Entire day will be invested in watching adorable birds and later in the day get transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 17: Bharatpur- Agra : On the way to Agra, Fatehpur Sikri will be visited with the escorting tour guide who will give you a detailed account on the history of this abandoned Fort.
Before checking into the hotel, the night view of the Taj can be scheduled as the beauty of Taj gets much glorified in the lights after sunset.
Overnight stay at the hotel
Day 18: Delhi Sightseeing and Departure : After breakfast at the hotel, some more of Delhi will be covered before finally getting you transferred to the airport for boarding your flight to home carrying amazing memories of the tour.