The name Rajasthan comes from the combination of two words – 'Raja' (King) and 'Asthan' (Place). That's exactly why the state of Rajasthan is so named. It is a land of kings or Rajput maharajas. If you want to experience vivid culture, explore forts and palaces and dig out the history of the Rajputs, the 'Majestic Rajasthan Tour' is exactly the trip you need. Rajasthan pleases almost every type of traveller with its rippling sand dunes, soul-stirring art and culture, beautiful palaces, exotic wildlife and rural towns among others. You'll definitely be amazed.
Arrive in Delhi. Explore both facets of Delhi – Old and New. On the one hand, you'll see a number of buildings of the Mughal era. On the other, you'll come across buildings that exemplify modern architecture. Major tourist attractions in Delhi include the Red Fort, the Jama Masjid, the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, the Lotus Temple, the Raj Ghat etc. After a fully satisfying sightseeing tour of the Old and New Delhi, proceed to Agra. While in Agra, feast your eyes on the gorgeous beauty of the Taj Mahal, built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife. Make a visit to Fatehpur Sikri, famous as the 'Ghost Town', en route. Jaipur, the 'Pink City' of India' is your next stop. Jaipur features such famous attractions as the Amber Fort, the Hawa Mahal, the Jantar Mantar Observatory etc. The local markets of the city are also worth exploring. Spend time in towns like Pushkar, and Bundi, which is known for its rural lifestyle. After visiting the Deogarh Mahal and the frescoed havelis of Deogarh, head to Udaipur, one of the most romantic cities of India. Next, step into the city of Jodhpur where the family of maharajas still reside in the palace. Visit the Thar desert cities of Jaisalmer and Bikaner. Enjoy a camel safari in the Thar Desert.
Visit Mandawa, the 'largest open air art gallery of the world', before getting back to Delhi for your flight back home.
On arrival at lively city of Delhi the capital of India, meet with our representative at the airport. While driving to the hotel, he shall brief you about your trip and do all hotel check in formalities. Night stay.
This morning, proceed on a full day guided sightseeing tour of Delhi to visit Raj Ghat, Red Fort and Jama Masjid. Hop on to the rickshaw to explore the busiest and oldest market of Chandni Chowk. Before heading to the hotel, explore Delhi further and visit Qutab Minar, Humayun Tomb, Birla Mandir. Night stay at hotel.
Leave for Agra – home to one of the seven wonders of the world 'Taj Mahal'. After relax and freshen up in the hotel, visit Agra Fort - built mainly as a military organization by Akbar in 1565. During sunset we will visit Taj Mahal, situated on the bank of River Yamuna. One is left speechless with the capturing beauty of this white marble monument, built by an emperor for his wife. Leisurely time and night stay in the hotel.
Visit the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri which is situated 30 kms out of Agra. We continue our journey to Pink City of Jaipur, the cultural city and capital of Rajasthan. Enroute stop at Abhaneri Village to visit Chand Baori, one of the largest and most beautiful stepwells in the world. This afternoon is yours to relax or explore the city. You may also take part in a cooking demonstration & dinner with a local family. Night stay.
This morning your guide will take you to explore the famous Jaipur city which includes Amber Fort. Trek to the fort or ascend on elephant back to reach the main entrance. Afternoon, explore the Jaipur city, visit City Palace, Jantar Mantar observatory. Evening return back to the hotel for night stay.
The journey today takes you to Pushkar. This quaint city is known to be a pious pilgrimage site for the Hindus. Before reaching Pushkar, stop at Ajmer to see Dargah of Ajmer Sharif - the prime shrine for Muslims in India. Afternoon, pay your visit to Brahma Temple, the only temple in India dedicated to Lord Brahma. Also visit holy Pushkar Lake. Night stay at Pushkar.
Today, leave Pushkar behind and head to the small, rural city of Bundi which was the capital of last princely state of Rajasthan. Relax in the hotel and afterward, proceed on guided tour of Bundi to see Taragarh Fort which is one of the oldest forts in India. Next visit Sukh Mahal, Raniji Ki Baori and Nawal Sagar Lake. If time permits, see Chaurasi Khambon Ki Chhatri or 84-pillared cenotaph. Night stay.
With the wonderful memories of Bundi, approach towards Deogarh which is well known for its diminutive work of art. Afternoon, enjoy the half day sightseeing tour of Deogarh Mahal, the dash avatar shrine, and the frescoed havelis of this drowsy rural community. Night stay at Deogarh Mahal.
Today morning, head to Udaipur - a romantic city of lakes and palaces, sometimes referred as the 'Venice of the East'. Afternoon at leisure or explore the city. In the evening you are free to stroll around the local market and to enjoy the green surrounding of the Udaipur though an enjoyable boat ride on Lake Pichola. Also visit Jag Mandir known as Lake Garden Palace, has been built on the island of Lake Pichola. Night stay.
Explore the beautiful lakeside town of Udaipur including the magnificent City Palace, one of the architectural marvels of Rajasthan, located on the bank of Lake Pichola. Later visit 'Garden of Maids' in Hindi idiom described as Saheliyon-ki-Bari, Crystal Gallery and other historical monuments. Also visit Jagdish Temple in the middle of the town. Night stay.
Head towards Kumbhalgarh, established by Rana Kumbha the well-known Mewar conqueror, a shrewd and a great designer. Kumbhalgarh is the delight for the natural world lovers, as it is delimited by vegetation & flora and fauna. Kumbhalgarh Fort is known and popular as a World Heritage Site included in Hill Forts of Rajasthan. Night stay.
Today, you will be driven to Jodhpur, where the Maharajas still resides in the city at his palace. On the way please visit to the famous Ranakpur Jain temples, the four faced temple dedicated to Bhagwan Adinath. Evening is at leisure to spend the time at Clock Tower bazaar, where one can buy the Jodhpuri clothes, and Indian spices. Night stay.
Following a leisurely morning, we visit the Mehrangarh Fort standing close to the hill overlooking the blue city of Jodhpur. While coming down from the fort, visit to the Jaswant Thada, where the rulers of Jodhpur cremated. Later, we will drive to the golden city of Rajasthan 'Jaisalmer'. Spend the evening while exploring the city on your own. Night stay.
Explore the Jaisalmer city. The morning starts with a visit to Jaisalmer Fort, the only 'Living Fort' in India where several families resides in till date. Next we visit the glorious Patwaon Ki Haveli, Salim Singh Ki Haveli, Gadisagar Lake and Bada Bagh. Evening we take you to Sam Sand Dunes which lies 40 kms far from the main Jaisalmer city. Here enjoy the camel ride and get the real sense of desert life amidst endless mounts of sands. Enjoy dinner under the stars in the desert.
Today, leave Jaisalmer and head to Bikaner, the magnificent historic city of Rajasthan boasts of its picturesque sand dunes, imposing palaces and camel safari. After relaxing for some time in the hotel, get ready to enjoy the guided sightseeing tour of Bikaner which comprises of visit to Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace and Karni Mata Temple – well known as the Rat Temple.
Head to Mandawa famed for its frescoed castles and havelis. Mandawa is referred as 'the largest open air art gallery of the world'. After some relaxed time take city tour of Mandawa covering Mandawa Fort, Jhunjhunwala Haveli, Murmuria Haveli and Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli. Night stay in a heritage hotel.
Drive back to Delhi and get transferred to Delhi International airport to board your flight back to home or next destination.
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"Excellent Tour! We loved it and highly recommend Max Tours. Great guide, sightseeing and nice hotels. Our driver is the best! We appreciate the phone calls to check up on the tour. An amazing trip with amazing people!"
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