Cultural Rajasthan Tour
Duration : 8 Nights / 9 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner
- Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Kumbhalgarh - Udaipur - Kotah - Bundi
- Ranthambore - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi by international flight
Begin your tour.
Welcome to Vardhman's "Cultural ajasthan Tour"
On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's
representative to your hotel. Relax for a while and later proceed
on a city tour of Delhi.
Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a
modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial
Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi.
Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama
Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti
Vana,the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru.
Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi.
Day 02 : Delhi - Mandawa
Morning after breakfast drive to Mandawa (250 km).Upon
arrival in Mandawa - check into the hotel. Relax for a while
and later proceed on City tour of Mandawa.
Mandwa , found in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and still the
home of his descendants. See beautiful frescoes, havelis and
mansions. Mandawa castle, one of the finest castles of Rajasthan,
is now a hotel and house of collections of armories, costumes
of ancestors, canons from 1820, ancient coins, numismatic
collection and many other interesting items, preserved in
a museum. Also visit Havelies in Shekhawati Region.
Day 03 : Mandawa - Bikaner
This morning, you will proceed on a drive from Mandawa
to Bikaner and check into your hotel. Later proceed on a City
tour of Bikaner.
Visit forts & Bazaar.
Day 04 : Bikaner
Morning visit Deshnoke Temple.
Afternoon visit Camel Breeding Farm
Day 05 : Bikaner - Jaisalmer
Today you drive to the Pokharan fort
On to Jaisalmer
Then continue onward to Jaisalmer- The desert city and check
into your hotel.
Day 06 : Jaisalmer
City tour of Jaisalmer
Visit to sand dunes
Day 07 : Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
This morning drive to the Jodhpur and check into your
hotel. Relax for a while and later proceed on a city tour
City tour of Jodhpur
Visit the Mehrangarh 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.
Day 08 : Jodhpur - Kumbhalgarh
On the day 8 of your tour drive to Kumbhalgarh and upon
arrival, check-in at the hotel.
Afternoon visit Kumbhalgarh Fort.
09 : Kumbhalgarh-Ranakpur Temples-Udaipur
This morning after breakfast drive to Udaipur visiting
enroute Ranakpur temples. Upon arrival, check into your hotel.
Relax for the remaining part of the day.
Day 10 : Udaipur
City tour of Udaipur
Boat Cruise (at your own cost) on Lake Pichola
Visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar
Lake, Sahelion ki Bari (Queen resort for her friends) and
Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum)
Boat curise on Lake Pichola 4km long and 3km broad, surrounded
by splendid hills, Palaces, temples bathing ghats and embankments
Day 11 : Udaipur - Chittaurgarh -Kota
Drive to Kotah visiting enroute Chittaurgarh. On arrival,
check-in at the hotel.
Day 12 : Kota - Bundi - Ranthambhore
Drive to Ranthambhore visiting en-route Bundi. Bundi is
most famous for its baoris (step wells) as there are many
impressive ones. On the top of the hill is majestic Taragarh
Fort of Bundi, the interesting fort is worth exploring for
hours. The fort has many reservoirs, which are annually emptied
flooding the streets leading down to the city.
On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Relax for the remaining
part of the day.
Day 13 : Ranthambhore - Jaipur
Morning jeep safari to view the wildlife (IMP NOTE:Sanctuary
remains close from Jul. to Sep.)
Afternoon drive to Jaipur and upon arrival check, into your
Day 14 : Jaipur
City tour of Jaipur
This morning you will experience the wonders of this magical
pink city, as you proceed on a tour of Amber fort (optional:
Elephant Safari). Later visit the Jagmandir or the Hall of
victory glittering with mirrors, Maharaja's City Palace and
the Observatory. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds
and through the rose pink residential and business areas of
Day 15 : Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri -Agra
Day 16 : Agra - Delhi
Today you drive to the former capital city of Emperor
On to Agra
Your exciting day begins with a tour, starting with a visit
to Fatehpur Sikri. Then continue onward to Agra and check
into your hotel.
City tour of Agra
Early in the morning visit Taj Mahal (Closed on every Friday)
during sunrise and return to the hotel for breakfast. Later
proceed on a city tour of Agra.
Visit Red fort & Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula. Later you will
visit a marble gallery - the flagship store in Agra which offers
an excellant range of white marble, fashionable wear & exotic
wooden articles, truly a one stop shop!
Later in the afternoon drive back to Delhi International airport
to board the flight for your onward journey to back home with
sweet and unforgettable memories of "Cultural ajasthan
Tour" escorted by Vardhman Vacations.
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