Discovery of Rajasthan 2017-06-02T10:52:09+00:00
duration
8 Nights / 9 Days
Trip
Start: Delhi / End: Delhi
price
ON REQUEST

Discovery of Rajasthan

Delhi – Mandawa – Samode – Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra – Delhi

INTRODUCTION

Does history fascinate you? If yes, you must embark on the Discovery of Rajasthan tour! And if not, this tour will surely make you fall in love with the royal and eternal history of Rajasthan; India’s ‘Desert Capital’ or ‘Cultural Capital’!

An 8N/9D tour that originates from the heart of India – Delhi, this exciting tour is the perfect blend of history, culture, and timeless beauty! Join this tour for the most memorable, adorable, and heart-warming experiences in Rajasthan!

TRIP HIGHLIGHT

  • Revisit India’s golden past with an Old Delhi and New Delhi city tour.

  • Delve deep into the charm and history of Mandawa.

  • Explore the royal history of Jaipur in royal style; riding on an elephant.

  • Visit the historic ruins of Fatehpur Sikri; the once a Mughal capital.

  • Witness and revel in the enchanting beauty of the Taj Mahal in Agra.

EXPEDITION DETAIL

Day 1Arrival in Delhi

Say ‘bonjour’ to the warm locales of Delhi and mark the beginning of your Discovery of Rajasthan tour! Following your arrival in India’s capital city, you will be pleasantlyreceived by our tour guides and representative who will assist you in settling down in a hotel. Relax, rejuvenate, and spend the rest of the day at total leisure with an overnight stay.

Day 2Full-Day Delhi Sightseeing Tour

Enjoy the first breakfast of this exciting tour, and get ready for your pick-up from the hotel. As our tour representatives pick you, they will take you for a full-day sightseeing tour around Old and New Delhi. During the first half of the day, you will be touring around Old Delhi, and will be visiting landmarks like Red Fort; or Shah Jahan’sLalQila, Jama Masjid; the largest mosque in Asia, Raj Ghat; cremation ground of Mahatma Gandhi, and a stroll around the kaleidoscopic lanes of Chandni Chowk.

During the second half of the day, you will be guided to New Delhi. While on this tour, you will be visiting Qutub Minar; the tallest sandstone tower in India, and India Gate; an arched war memorial; the tour will also offer you the glimpses of RashtrapaitiBhavan, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Building, and the stunning Connaught Place in New Delhi. Completing this sightseeing tour, you will be driven back to the hotel for your overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 3Drive from Delhi to Mandawa, Walking Tour in Mandawa

Waking up in the morning, relish on a delicious breakfast and start packing your bags, as today, our tour guides will drive you the historic town of Mandawa! Arriving in this quaint town, you will checked-in into a heritage hotel; you can relax for some time and rejuvenate your tiring soul!

By afternoon, our tour associates will pick you up from the hotel and guide for a walking tour around Mandawa. While on this exciting tour, you will be visiting the historic Mandawa Fort, and several ancient havelis. Completing the tour, you will be guided back to the hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 4Drive from Mandawa to Samode

Today’s breakfast will be followed by your check-out from the Mandawa hotel, and will be driven to Samode. The drive will cover a distance of 190km, and following your arrival in Samode, you will be checked-in into a hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 5Drive from Samode to Jaipur

On this day, you will be checked-out from the Samode hotel, and driven to the capital city of Rajasthan, Jaipur. Also known as the ‘Pink City of India’, Jaipur is the first planned city in India. Established by Maharaja Jai Singh II with the essence of VastuShashtra, the city is painted in alluring pink shade, and thus it got its name.

Arriving within the city limits of Jaipur, you will be checked-in into a hotel. Get some rest and rejuvenate yourself, and spend the rest of the day at total leisure.

Day 6Full-Day Jaipur City Tour

Following today’s breakfast at the hotel, our tour associates will pick you up from the hotel for an enthralling drive to the glorious Amber Fort. Arriving at the base of this imposing fortress, you will get to enjoy an amusing elephant ride to the main fort complex. Post this visit; you will be taken to the pious Kali Mandir, stunning Jai Mahal and the beautiful Jagmandir.

Come afternoon, you will be visiting Jantar Mantar along with the gorgeous Jaipur City Palace and Museum. With the completion of this sightseeing tour, you will be driven back to the hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 7Drive from Jaipur to Agra (via Fatehpur Sikri)

This day will be reserved for your transfer to the pictorial city of Agra! After relishing on a delicious morning meal, our tour associates will help you in checking-out from the hotel, and drive you to the imposing city if Agra. While on the way, you will be taken to the historic city of Fatehpur Sikri that was once the capital of Mughal Kingdom.

Visit and explore some of the popular and astounding landmarks in Fatehpur Sikri and rediscover its golden past. On the list, there will be the Pearl Mosque, Tombstone of SalimChisti, and others. Continuing further with the drive, you will be reaching Agra by late afternoon. Following your arrival, our tour guides will get you checked-in into a hotel where you can spend a leisure day followed by your overnight stay.

Day 8Taj Mahal Visit in Agra

On this day, our tour representatives will guide you for an amazing visit to the epitome of love – the Taj Mahal. A mausoleum built entirely with white marbles, this eternal symbol of love was constructed by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his loving wife Mumtaz Mahal. Visit this astounding tourist attraction in Agraand witness its enchanting beauty; it is also one of the ‘Seven Wonders of the World’!

Adding more to the charm and appeal of Taj Mahal, there is the Charbagh; or ‘Four Gardens’, that enhances the beauty of this mausoleum to the zenith point! With this tour being completed, you will be driven back to the hotel; rest of the day will be spent at total leisure followed by your overnight stay.

Day 9Drive from Agra to Delhi; Tour Ends Here

Today, you will be reaching the last leg of your Discovery of Rajasthan tour! On this day; after your morning meal, our tour representatives will check you out from the Agra hotel and drive you back to Delhi. Arriving in India’s capital city, you will be dropped-off at the Delhi Airport for your onward flight or journey; this amazing tour will come to an end with your airport drop.