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Rajasthan Palace Tour
Duration : 09 Nights / 10 Days
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Destinaions Covered : Delhi, Jaipur, Sariska, Mandawa, Bikaner, Khimsar,
Jodhpur , Delhi
Day 01 New Delhi
Begin your tour.
Arrive into Delhi.
Welcome to Vardhman's "Rajasthan Palace Tour". On arrival
in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative
to your hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast, proceed on a city tour of Old &
Combined city tour of Old & New 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 .
Day 3: Delhi-Jaipur
Morning after breakfast drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival at Jaipur
check into your hotel.
Later half-day excursion to Amber fort with Elephant Ride. Enjoy
the sights of the Shish Mahal, built in the 17th century a perfect
blend of Hindu and Islamic architecture will surely hypnotize you.
Also see the hall of public audiences and Maharaja Man Singh's Palace
who had 12 queens.
Day 5: Jaipur
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Jaipur.
The rose pink city got its name from the red color of its building
that were painted red in 19th century when queen Victoria made her
visit to this royal city of Rajasthan. You will be guided to the
imposing City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Amer Palace, Jantar Mantar and
the Jai Garh fort. The beautiful fountains pools and sculptures
of the Sisodia-Rani-Ka-Bagh will surely take your breath away. Evenings
are at your leisure. Enjoy a delicious Rajasthani cuisine at famous
Choki Dani where you are served food in typical Rajasthani style
with non-stop servings of food items. Go for shopping at the famous
government emporiums for handicrafts items or tie and dye textiles.
At night you are back in your hotel- after a day full of unknown
Day 4: Jaipur - Sariska
After breakfast drive to Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary
is abode of large number of wildlife and diverse variety of birds.
Sighting a tiger is not that difficult at the sanctuary that too
if riding on an elephant.
Day 5: Sariska - Mandawa
This morning after breakfast drive to Mandawa. Upon arrival
at Mandawa check into your hotel.
Later visit the beautiful village of Shekhawati, here, you will
be totally overwhelmed by the magnificent havelis built by the rich
and the famous merchants of the 18th and 19th centuries. The havelis
are embellished with paintings reflecting the daily life of the
desert of deities whom the people worship.
Day 6: Mandaw - Bikaner
Early morning view the sunrise at the Desert Resort at Mandawa
and then proceed for Bikaner. On arrival check into the hotel.
Later in afternoon visit to a camel-breeding farm. The farm will
up date you about the breeding time of camels and how they are taken
care and raised in the farm. Evenings enjoy the stroll at the bustling
bazaars of the city center over brimmed with handicraft and miniature
Day 7: Bikaner
This morning after breakfast proceed for the city tour of Bikaner.
Visit Junagarh Fort, an imperial museum that comprises history of
Bikaner from its days of erection dating back to the 16th century.
Also visit Lalgarh palace and famous Jain Temples embellished with
marvelous architectural work. Another attraction of the city lies
in its food, snacks and sweets- don't forget to purchase potato
snacks, Bikareri Bhujia (salted snacks) and mouth-watering sweets
from the city.
Day 8: Bikaner -Deshnok -Nagaur -Khimsar
After breakfast drive to Khimsar. En-route covering the sightseeing
of Deshnok the Rat Temple. Karni Mata Temple, Deshnoke lying at
the distance of 30km from Bikaner. Visit the 600 years ancient shrine
of Goddess Karni. You will be astonished to see that besides the
Goddess the other deity of the temple are rats. The people have
a strong notion that these rodents will be reincarnated as divine
Later visit the unique town of Nagaur, one of the most picturesque
of Rajput townships resounds with life during the Nagaur Fair. This
cattle fair is the second largest in Rajasthan and is held every
year during the Hindu month of Magh (Jan-Feb).
By afternoon you will be reaching to Khimsar, visiting Khimsar Fort.
This fort architecture offers great discrepancy. Initially, the
fort walls, minarets and stables were built solely for war but later
on when the royal family shifted to the fort in 18th century the
fort was restructured. Today, this fort ranks amongst the premier
classified Heritage Hotels of India.
Day 9: Khimsar -Ossian -Mandore -Jodhpur
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur. En-route visit Ossian and
Ossian (58km) is also referred as an oasis in the desert. Pay a
visit to beautifully carved Jain temples of 11th century dedicated
to Lord Mahavira followed by a visit to Sun Temple, Kali temple
and the Sachiya Mata Temple. Mandore (8 km) see the cenotaphs of
Jodhpur rulers amidst the beautiful gardens. The walls of the cenotaphs
are festooned with 15 sculptures of Hindu deities tunneled out of
the hard rocks, a worth visiting sight. By evening reach to Jodhpur
check into your hotel.
Day 10: Jodhpur -Delhi
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Morning you will be visit to Mehrangarh fort crowning on the
hilly terrain of Aravali Ranges at a height of 125m. The beauty
and the glory of many royal palaces in the fort speak epic of red
sandstone Palace. Umiad bhawan a beautiful architectural splendor
is still the residence of erstwhile rulers of Jodhpur, the part
of the palace is converted as a heritage hotel and part is preserve
as a museum.
Afternoon drive back to Delhi and transfer to the Delhi airport
to catch flight for your onward destination with sweet and unforgettable
memories of "Rajasthan Palace Tour " escorted by Vardhman