Start and end in New Delhi! With the historical tour Royal Rajasthan Tour during Pushkar Fair (17 November - 1 December 2020) - Fixed Departure, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 10 other destinations in India. Royal Rajasthan Tour during Pushkar Fair (17 November - 1 December 2020) - Fixed Departure includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Upon arrival, our representative will meet and greet you and transfer you to the hotel. On reaching, check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.
In and around ShekhawatiAfter breakfast, drive to SHEKHAWATI. Upon arrival, check-in at hotel. Later, proceed for sightseeing of Shekhawati known as the open-air art gallery of Rajasthan. The Shekhawati fort stands out due to its ornate gateways, frescoes and paintings. The Goenka Double Haveli, an epitome of grandiose founded by Rajput Merchants in the 18th century and Murmuria Haveli, a beautifully-designed fort dating back to 1930s, are also famous here. Overnight stay at hotel in Shekhawati.
Day 3: 19/11 : SHEKHAWATI - BIKANER (200 KM/ 04-05 HR APPROX.)In and around BikanerAfter breakfast, drive to BIKANER. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Visit the most popular and magnificent Junagarh Fort built by Raja Rai Singh in 1593 AD. This fort was formerly named Chintamani and was then named "Junagarh Fort" in early 20th century. As per history, it is believed this fort has never been conquered in the entire history of Bikaner. This fort has a chequered past with an interesting mix of temples, mosques, monuments, splendid palaces, a wall around 7 kilometers high surrounding the fort, 37 bastions, 2 massive gates and a lot more. Also, visit the spectacular Camel Breeding Farm in evening.Overnight stay at hotel in Bikaner.
Day 4: 20/11 : BIKANER - JAISALMER (331 KM/ 07 HR APPROX)In and around JaisalmerAfter breakfast, visit the Lalgarh Palace; known for its intricate stone carvings on red stone and its breathtaking Indo-Saracenic architecture. Later, drive to JAISALMER ?the Golden City of Rajasthan. This city distinguishes itself by its yellow sandstone architecture, located in close proximity to the Thar Desert.Overnight stay at hotel in Jaisalmer.
Day 5: 21/11 : JAISALMER SIGHTSEEINGAfter breakfast, visit the Jaisalmer Fort built on the top of Trikuta hill. This fort is embedded with 99 bastions and its most spectacular feature is the Megh Durbar (Hall of Clouds), few Jain temples built between 12th-15th century and marvelous Havelis built by the wealthy traders of the past. The most notable Havelis are Nathmal ji Ki Haveli and Patwon ki Haveli -splendid mansions adorned with labyrinthe latticework and stone carvings and are truly breathtaking. Also, visit one of the beautiful lake known as Gadisar Lake having an artistic entrance. In the evening, enjoy a Camel ride amidst the sand dunes. A Camel ride amidst the rolling sand dunes of the Thar Desert is the main reason people come to Jaisalmer, an ancient city of Rajasthan. Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaisalmer.
Day 6: 22/11 : JAISALMER - JODHPUR (285 KM/ 06 HR APPROX)After breakfast, drive to JODHPUR. Upon arrival, check-in at hotel. After little relaxation, visit the colossal Mehrangarh Fort, wonderful Jaswant Thada (mausoleum of the great Rajput King: Jaswant Singh), Umaid Bhawan Palace and Museum ?one of the Indias most imposing and regal palaces ?built by Maharaja Umaid Singh (Maharaja of Jodhpur from 1918 till death). Overnight stay at hotel in Jodhpur.
Day 7: 23/11 : JODHPUR - RANAKPUR - UDAIPUR (260 KM/ 06 HR APPROX)In and around RanakpurAfter breakfast, you will head to UDAIPUR and en-route, you will visit the Ranakpur Jain temples dating back to 12th century. Here are bunch of white marble temples and the main temple is built out of marbles with 108 carved pillars. Each pillar is carved differently from the rest.Continue driving to Udaipur. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Udaipur.
Day 8: 24/11 : UDAIPUR SIGHTSEEINGAfter breakfast, you will go for a sightseeing tour of Udaipur covering visits to the wondrous City Palace complex. This palace is a splendid white marble architectural historical place of Rajput Rulers. In its vicinity, you will see notable places like Durbar Hall, Palace Museum, Crystal Gallery, Jagdish temple and the Sahelion Ki Bari or the Garden of the Maids of Honor, a former leisure spot of royal women built between 1710-1734 by Maharana Sangram Singh II (a Rajput ruler).Next, you will visit Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal ?a museum that showcases cultures and traditions of Rajasthan, ethnic ornaments, folk traditional outfits, puppets, dolls, classical paintings and musical instruments. In the evening, enjoy a spectacular boat ride in Lake Pichola that offers best scenic views of the lake and the mountains in the city. Later,enjoy a spectacular Sound and Light Show that gives an insight of the royal past of Udaipur. Overnight stay at hotel in Udaipur.
Day 9: 25/11 : UDAIPUR - PUSHKAR (280 KM/ 06 HR APPROX)After breakfast, drive to PUSHKAR. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Pushkar is renowned for the worlds largest cattle fair, which is celebrated annually with huge pomp and grandeur in the month of November. Today, you will proceed for local sightseeing of Pushkar that takes you to the Brahma Temple dating back to 14th century. This Brahma Temple in Pushkar is one of the main sites of Pushkar pilgrimage. The legends associated with the history of this temple, its uniqueness, its significance as a holy place, adds to the beautiful settings of this temple. It is the only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma in India.Pushkar Lake is one of the major tourist attractions in Rajasthan and features on the itinerary of each and every visitor. Overnight stay at hotel in Pushkar.
Day 10: 26/11 : PUSHKAR FAIRDay free to explore Pushkar during Pushkar Fair. Pushkar Fair, an annual 5-day festival, is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to soak in the vibrance of one of the last great traditional melas (fairs) that hosts livestock, farmers, traders and villagers from all over Rajasthan. The city of Pushkar with the gaily-attired local folks, traditional Rajasthani music, folklores of gallantry marks the beginning of Pushkar Fair with all the love. The major highlights of this fair is to watch the decorated camels competing in a beauty contest and watch camels loping across the sand and throwing its riders off its back, amidst cheers of thousands of spectators.
Day 11: 27/11 : PUSHKAR - JAIPUR (145 KM/ 03 HR APPROX)After breakfast at hotel, drive to JAIPUR. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Today, enjoy Lunch with Tandoor demonstration at a homestay in Jaipur.Also, visit the Turban Museum, one of the premier tourist attractions in the city. This Turban Museum in Jaipur houses the largest collection of turbans in the world. Here, you will also get an opportunity to learn Turban tying. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.
Day 12: 28/11 : JAIPUR SIGHTSEEINGAfter breakfast, proceed for an excursion to splendid Amber Fort by Elephant built in the 15th Century by Rajput King Raja Man Singh I. Halt at the splendid Hawa Mahal, also known as Palace of Winds built with a concept for the woman of royal families to speculate the royal ceremonies and festivals being hidden from the public eyes. In afternoon, explore the beautiful pink city and visit the City Palace and Armory Museum and Jantar Mantar ?an astronomical obervatory innovated and constructed by Jaipur King Swai Jai Singh in the 18th century. It houses the worlds largest sundial "Samrat Yantra" that is used to tell the time to an accuracy of about two seconds in Jaipur local time. Amongst the 5 observatories built by him, this obsevatory is the most significant one. You will also visit the Rajmandir Cinema and enjoy a Bollywood movie. This opulent cinema looks like a huge pink cream cake, with a meringue auditorium and a foyer somewhere between a temple and Disneyland. It offers a typical environment where you can cheer along while watching Bollywood Masala entertainers. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.
Day 13: 29/11 : JAIPUR - FATEHPUR SIKRI - AGRA (260 KM/ 06 HR APPROX)After breakfast at hotel, drive to AGRA and enroute, visit Abhaneri Stepwell. Abhaneri is a small village of the Dausa district in northern Rajasthan; located 95km from Jaipur. The present name of the village, Abhaneri, was originally named as Abha Nagri or the city of brightness. Also, visit the old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty ?Fatehpur Sikri built in the honor of Saint Salim Chisti. This magnificent fortified ancient city, also called the City of Victory, was built in the second half of 16th century by Mughal Emperor Akbar. Later, it became the blooming capital of Akbar for around 10 years, until it became abandoned. It was the first planned city during the Mughal rule comprising of magnificent administrative, residential and religious buildings. On reaching Agra, check-in at the hotel.In evening, enjoy the amazing Mohabbat: The Taj show that depicts the romantic love story of Emperor Shahjahan and his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal in ambiance of the popular Kalakriti Cultural and Convention Center. You will be awestruck by the creative dance and dramatic lighting with the 12 x 12 Taj Mahal replica showcasing the rich lifestyle of the Mugha dynasty. Overnight stay at hotel in Agra.
Day 14: 30/11 : AGRA - DELHI (220 KM/ 04 HR APPROX.)Your day begins with an early morning visit to the worlds most popular and beautiful monument: Taj Mahal (Closed on Fridays), a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its fabulous sunrise views. This stunning monument proudly counts itself as the 7th wonder of the world. This symbol of eternal love showcases a perfect blend of diverse architectural styles. Return to the hotel for breakfast and later, visit the Agra Fort built in 1576 AD by great Mughal Emperor Akbar (who reigned India from1556 to 1605). Here, you will find the splendid Pearl Mosque and various other classic examples of art: Jahangir Mahal, Moti Masjid, Macchhi Bhawan, Nagina Masjid, Diwan-i-Khas, Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-e-Am, and Meena Bazaar. Drive to Delhiand upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.
After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing of DELHI. In Old Delhi, visit Jama Masjid - the largest and most splendid mosque in India. Drive past the majestic Red Fort. Take a Cycle Rickshaw Ride through the narrow and colorful streets of Chandni Chowk. Its chaotic, but its the soul of Delhi. Proceed with a travel to New Delhi, where youll visit Humayuns Tomb - commissioned by Humayuns son Akbar in 1569-70 and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, a Persian architect. It is the first garden style tomb of India. Drive past the President House (Rashtrapati Bhawan), Parliament House and India Gate and later, visit the Qutub Minar ?an excellent example of Mughal Architecture. The 73-m high victory tower is believed to tallest brick minaret in the world. Later get transferred to Delhi International Airport to board flight back to home.