Rajasthan Cultural Tour
Duration : 15 Days / 14
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur
Sikri - Jaipur - Amber - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
- Udaipur - Mumbai
Begin your Tour.
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's "Rajasthan Cultural Tour "!
On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's
representative to your hotel. Rest of the day at Leisure.
Day 02 : Delhi
This morning after a leisurely breakfast proceed for the
sightseeing of Delhi.
Combined city tour of New Delhi & Old 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.
03: Delhi - Agra
This morning after breakfast drive to the "Romantic city
of Taj Mahal " - Agra!.
City tour of Agra.
Visit Taj Mahal (Closed on every Friday) & Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula.
Afternoon, we ride to the massive Agra Fort. The elegant buildings
inside reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central
Asian architectural styles. The maze of the courtyards, mosques
& private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal
Empire. The Moti Masjid & other magnificent buildings
reflect the skill of the ancient Indian architectsLater 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!
Day 04 : Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur
Morning after breakfast drive to Ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri.
This was emperor Akbar's capital designed and built in Red
stone, the city is another architectural wonder, later drive
Arrive in Jaipur by evening and check into your hotel.
Day 05 : Jaipur- Amber- Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber Fort with Elephant ride (at
your own cost).
Afternoon city tour of the famous "The Pink City "
witch reminds of a glorious past and ther is so much to see
and Enjoy here. It is also famous for its blue -art pottery
and inlaid brasswork .
Day 06 : Jaipur - Mandawa
Morning drive to Mandawa and upon arrival, transfer to
hotel. Later proceed for the sightseeing of Mandawa
Visit Mandwa, founded 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 walking tour of the painted 'havelis' of some of the leading
business families of the country.
07: Mandawa - Bikaner
Morning drive to Bikaner and upon arrival, check into your
hotel. In the afternoon proeed for the sightseeing of Bikaner.
Visit Junagarh Fort an imposing fort with beautiful palaces
that are made out of a mix of marble and red sandstone , The
city's deity karni Mata, the temple dedicated to her provides
sanctuary to mice in the belief that those who serve the Goddess
are reborn as mice.
Day 08 : Bikaner - Jaisalmer
Morning after brekfast visit the camel breeding farm and later
drive to Jaisalmer, enroute visit desert village. On arrival,
check into your hotel.Rest of the day at leisure.
09 : Jaisalmer
The Rich and beautiful palaces and " Havelis "
of jaisalmer shimmer against the relentless monotony of the
Thar desert . Its Rulars were known for their valour, their
beautiful havelis and glorious temples. For close to ten centuries
Jaisalmer has assumed the air of a virtual art museum. Sightseeing
in Jaisalmer include , Sonar Kila, Patwon Ki Haveli, Salim
Singh Ki Haveli and Nathmalji Ki haveli and afternoon excursion
to Sam for short camel ride in the sand dunes of thar Desert.
Day 10 : Jaisalmer -Osian- Jodhpur
Morning drive to Jodhpur enroute visit Osian. Osian is
an ancient town on the famous orient trade route. Its numerous
temples are date back to the 8th century. Upon arrival at
Jodhpur, check into your hotel.
Day 11 : Jodhpur
This morning after breakfast proceed for sightseeing of
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 12 : Jodhpur - Ranakpur Temples-Udaipur
Today you drive to Udaipur. Enroute visit Ranakpur Jain
Temples - one of the biggest and the most important cluster
of Jain temples in India. Nestled in the Aravalli range.
On arrival at Udaipur, check into your hotel.
Day 13 :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
14 : Udaipur - Mumbai
Day 15 : Mumbai
Morning transfer to Udaipur airport to catch flight for Mumbai.
On arrival at Mumbai airport you will be met and transferred
to your hotel by Vardhman's representative. Relax for a while
and later proceed a city tour of Mumbai.
Visit the great port city with its Victorian Gothic building
from the British Raj Era mingling with the modern . The tour
includes ' Gateway of India ' overlooking the Harbour , the
'Towers of Silence' , ' Marine Drive ' , the ' Colaba Causeway'
- the commercial heart of ?Bombay and the Dhobi Ghat, the
unique and colorful outdoor 'laundry' . Drive upto the Malabar
Hill to the lovely 'Hanging Gardens' and the Kamla Nehru Park
from wher you will get a wonderful view of Mumbai and the
Arabian sea, spred out before you. Also visit maniBhawan ,
a small museum dedicated to the life and works of mahatma
Gandhi, and the bustling Crawford market.
In time transfer to International airport to board the flight
for your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable
memories of 'Rajasthan Cultural Tour ' escorted by Vardhman