28 Nights / 29 Days
Delhi - Jaipur - Pushkar - Udaipur - Mount Abu - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi - Madras - Tanjore - Madurai - Periyar - Allepey - Cochin - Coimbatore - Ooty - Mysore - Belur - Halebid - Bangalore - Mumbai
Rajasthan is one of the biggest tourist attractions of India in all over the world and endowed with great historical golden past, culture, traditions. It is one of most sought after tourist destinations of North India. Some of the tourists have ample time to explore various tourist sectors during their trip; therefore we have worked out some tour plan with combination of Rajasthan with South India.
South India covers Tamilnadu - Famous for wildlife, splendid beaches, ancient temples, culture and traditions, Kerala- is worldly known for backwaters, scenic hill stations, Ayurveda treatment and massage, overwhelming beaches, wildlife, Karnataka - known for National parks, archaic monuments, ancient temples, forts, rich history, lush green splendid landscapes beaches, culture and wildlife. Mount up native transport to hide all the charming places to go to in Madras, paddle through the backwaters of Kerala and find out the coconut groves and fishing villages that characterize this region of the landmass. See ancient ruins and delightful temples, eat spicy curries and revel in the luxurious inexperienced setting.
It's an ideal alternative for individual returning to India from totally different components of the globe. The correct time has come back for you and your family to expertise the wonder of nature by booking 29 Days Rajasthan Tour with south India from Vardhman Vacations.
Begin your tour.
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's " Rajasthan Pilgrimage Tour "! On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative to your hotel.
Rest of the day at Leisure.
This morning after a leisurely breakfast we will 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.
After breakfast drive to Jaipur and transfer to hotel.
City tour of Jaipur
This morning you will experience the wonders of this magicial pink city, as you proceed on a tour of Amber fort. Later visit the Jagmandir or the Hall of victory glitterning with mirrors, Maharaja's City Palace and the Observatory. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds and through the rose pink residential and business areas of Jaipur.
Morning after breakfast visit the majestic Amber Fort where you ride up on elephants back to the former capital of the royals set against the backdrop of wooded hills. Later explore shopping centres of jaipur and drive to Pushkar.
Arrive Pushkar and check inn to your hotel.
Evening enjoy the camel Fair.
Enjoy the various events and activities in Pushkar fair the whole day. Afternoon at leisure.
After breakfast drive to Udaipur (the Venice of the east).
Arrive Udaipur in the evening and check inn to your hotel
City tour of Udaipur
Boat Cruise 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
Morning drive to the only hill resort of Rajasthan Mt.Abu enroute visiting the famous Jain temples of Ranakpur.
Arrive Mt.Abu and check inn to your hotel.
Evening at leisure.
Morning at leisure to enjoy the scenic beauty of this hill station.
After lunch transfer to Jodhpur.
This day of your tour proceed on a City tour of Jodhpur
This morning drive to the Jodhpur and check into your hotel.
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.
Morning drive to Jaisalmer situated deep in the heart of the Thar desert.
Arrive Jaisalmer and shortly after lunch visit the Chhatris of Maharwals and later Camel ride at Sam for sunset.
This morning drive to Bikaner and transfer to hotel.
Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bikaji in 1488. Long before this, the city was a trade center on the caravan routes from Africa and West Asia. Bikaner’s dominant features are rippling sands and abundant sunshine. The city stands on an elevation, enclosed by a 7 kms. wall, which can be entered from 5 gates. Bikaner City is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and mosque. Founded by Raja Rai Singh, the fort is distinguished by its long range of 37 pavilions, a line of balconies and aerial windows of varying designs. Also visit Lallgarh Palace, the museum, Bhanda Sagar Jain and Deshnoke Rat temple.
After breakfast transfer to Mandawa and transfer to hotel.
Afternoon 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 museum.
A walking tour of the painted 'havelis' of some of the leading business families of the country.
Drive to Bharatpur (famous for Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary).
Evening make a visit to the sanctuary.
Early morning make a visit to the sanctuary to see the birds in their natural habitat.
After breakfast drive down to Agra
City tour of Agra
Visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) , Red fort & Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula. Later 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!
Morning transfer to Delhi domestic airport to connect flight to Madras.
Arrive Madras in the evening and check in to your hotel.
Today enjoy Full day city tour of Madras which includes visit to the Snake park and Kapaleeswara temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and the museum etc.
Morning drive to Tanjore and check in to your hotel. Evening at leisure.
Morning start the tour of Tanjore visiting the Brihadeshwara Temple, a typical architecture from the 11th century. Later visit the Saraswati Mahal Library. After lunch depart for Madurai ,
Arrive in the evening and transfer to your hotel.
Morning visit the world famous Meenakshi Sundereshwara temple, a huge Dravidian temple complex. After lunch depart for Periyar wild life sanctuary. Arrive Periyar in the evening and check inn hotel.
Later drive to reach the small beautiful town of Alleppey situated on the backwaters of Kerala.After arriving at Alleppey, board the beautifully decorated houseboats & enjoy a cruise along the famous backwaters of Alleppey. Spend the next 24 hours in your floating villa. Enjoy the backwaters of Kerala by getting a glimpse of the village life from a close quarter. Enjoy the sunset and stay overnight on the houseboat. The stay includes all three meals i.e. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. It will definitely be a unique and unforgettable experience for your lifetime.
This morning houseboat comes to halt then drive to Cochin. Arrive Cochin and visit the Chinese fishing nets in the backwaters of Cochin.
Today enjoy Sea boat ride to visit various Islands and Churches, Santa cruz Basilica, Mattancherry Palace, Jewish synagogue, Dutch palace, St. Franchis etc.
After breakfast drive to Coimbatore also called the " Manchester of South India ".
Arrive by lunch and soon after lunch visit the Maruthamalai temple.
Morning drive to the queen of hill stations, Ooty known for its salubrious climate and scenic beauty.
On arrival check into your hotel.
Rest of the day is at leisure.
Morning depart for Mysore, wonderful historic town and evidence city to exhibit the oldest Indian richest economy. Later proceed on a sightseeing of Mysore.
Visit the Mysore Palace, once the capital seat of power of the ruling Wodeyars. Also visit the Brindavan Garden, Chamundeeswri temple, Tipu's summer palace etc.
On the day 27th of your tour transfer to Belur, the superbly preserved Chennkesava Temple here is a tribute to the skill and genius of the medieval craftsman. On arrival check into your Hotel. Later visit Halebid temple 10 kms.
Today morning drive to Bangalore Airport to catch flight to Mumbai.
Arrive Mumbai in the evening and transfer to your hotel. Relax for the rest of day.
After breakfast proceed for a half day city tour of Mumbai.
Visit Kamla Nehru park, Hanging gardens situated on the slopes of Malabar hill offering a panoramic view of Marine Drive and Chawpatty beach, Prince of wales museum, Mani Bhawan, Dhobi Ghat, Gateway of India and drive through the Crawford market.
In the evening transfer to International airport to board the flight for your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories of ''Rajasthan with South India Tour " escorted by Vardhman Vacations.