Experience the magic of Rajasthan, the mesmerizing land of the Rajput kings. It offers a mystical golden desert, rich wildlife, and magnanimous forts and palaces, as well as vibrant fairs and festivals and multi-coloured garb. Furthermore, glorious temples stand as proof of the architectural greatness of the Rajput rulers from the 8th to the 11th centuries, boasting finely sculptured frescoes and multi-tiered spires.
Included: Accommodation: Accommodation in hotels of your choice of “budget”, “comfort” or “First Class” (see under “Rates” and “Type of Accommodation”).
Meals: Budget class – No meals. Comfort class – 9 breakfasts. First Class – 9 breakfasts.
Transport: AC car for the trip with all road taxes and parking fees and a Chauffeur who speaks basic English
English speaking Guide: Local guide for sightseeing Jaipur and Agra. Not included: · Meals other than the one mentioned in “Included in the price”.
· Visas, travel insurance (compulsory)
· Entry fees at the monuments
· Personal guide for the whole trip
All other expenses not stated as included in the above.
· Experience the magic of Rajasthan - the land of Rajput kings, fairy tales, forts and royal palaces
· Immerse yourself in the royal history and culture of India whilst staying in desert camps, riding camels and taking in cultural dances.
· Catch a glimpse of that magnificent Taj Mahal – one of the Seven Wonders of the World
Day 1: Delhi – Jaipur (Driving time: 5-6 hours approx.)
Today, you will start your trip from Visit beyond Service Centre at 10:00 am and drive to Jaipur. Arrive in Jaipur and transferred to hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. If time permits you may visit Birla Temple. Over night in Hotel.
Day 2: Jaipur
Today you have a guided tour in Jaipur includes a visit to the Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jaigarh Fort, and Jantar-Mantar (a scientific observatory). The picturesque capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is color-washed pink – the color of hospitality in Rajput tradition. Built in 1772 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, Jaipur displays a remarkable harmony in architectural splendor. The only planned city of its time, a formidable wall encircles Jaipur. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Jaipur – Bikaner (Driving time: 5 hours approx.)
Today, you have a long drive to Bikaner. You may start early in the day to be able to reach the village of Deshnoke and visit the Karni Mata Temple (world-famous Rat temple). Time permitting; we visit the Camel-breeding farm. Bikaner retains the medieval splendor that pervades the city's lifestyle. More popularly called ??camel country', the city is renowned for the best riding camels in the world. Over night in Bikaner.
Day 4: Bikaner – Jaisalmer (Driving time: 4-5 hours approx.)
Early in the morning we visit the Junagadh Fort, followed up by a long drive to Jaisalmer. A visit to Jaisalmer is incomplete without a ride on a camel and of course, the view of the city during sunset. You will be driven to the desert and enjoy a camel ride in the sand dunes and watch the sun slowly disappearing in the sand during sunset. We follow this with local dance performances and dinner. Desert camping in the night.
Day 5: Jaisalmer
Drive from the campsite to the city and check in to your hotel. Rising from the heart of the Thar Desert is the city of Jaisalmer. A commanding fort etched in yellow sandstone dominates the amber-hued city. The life within the citadel conjures up images of medieval life with its narrow lanes strewn with magnificent palaces, Havelis, temples, skilled artisans and ubiquitous camels. Over night at hotel.
Experience the magic of Rajasthan, the land of Rajput kings, forts and royal palaces.
Child age: Up to and including 6 years of age
Child price: 1 child is free of charge if sharing bed with parents. Children aged over 6 years will be treated as adult.
Budget: Guest House in standard room with private bathroom - 1 star hotel or similar
Comfort: Deluxe/Standard room with private bathroom - 3 star hotel or similar
First: Standard/Deluxe room with private bathroom - 5 star hotel
Budget Class – No Meals.
Tourist Class – 9 Breakfasts
First Class – 9 Breakfasts.
Though it is possible to visit Rajasthan throughout the year – the best time is said to be the coolest month starting from September to April.
Delhi, Jaipur, Bikaner, Camel Breeding Farm, Rat Temple, Desert Camp, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Pushkar, Pushkar Lake, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Taj Mahal, Red Fort