15 Nights / 16 Days
Rajasthan like a true Indian state has enormous diversity in its culture – with various types of religions, music, dance, food, traditions, dialects and costumes. It attracts tourists from all over the world because of its royal lineage and colourful lifestyle. Rapid Rajasthan Tour Packages is an ideal tour for those looking for Indian heritage, traditions and culture. This 15 nights / 16 days Rajasthan Rapid Tour package enables us to capture images of tribal life at its best - in all its traditional colours and innocent hospitality.
With this rapid Rajasthan tour package you get an opportunity to travel cities which are bound to surprise anyone with their rich art forms and culture like Mandawa castle - one of the finest castles of Rajasthan; Jaisalmer for Sam Dunes and camel ride; Jodhpur for Mehrangarh Fort & Jaswant Thada; Udaipur for City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Jagmandir Island Boat Cruise on Lake Pichola. Drive to Ranthambhore for jeep safari & view the wildlife en-route visiting Bundi; Jaipur for Hawa Mahal, Amer Fort & elephant ride; then leave for the Romatic City of Taj Mahal, Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri enroute. Visit 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.
Begin your tour.
Arrive into Delhi.
Welcome to Vardhman's 'Rapia Rajasthan Tour'! On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative to your hotel. Later proceed on a city tour 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 down to Mandawa and check in at the 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.
This morning drive down 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.
Afternoon visit Camel Breeding Farm.
Today you drive to the Pokharan Fort
Then continue onward to Jaisalmer- The desert city and check into your hotel.
This morning proceed on sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer.
On the day 7 of your tour drive to Jodhpur. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Relax for sometime and later proceed on a tour of Jodhpur.
Afternoon City tour of Jodhpur
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 gardensEnjoy the tour of Jodhpur, which stands as a testimony to the royal magnificence.
Drive to Kumbhalgarh and check-in at your hotel.
Afternoon visit Kumbhalgarh Fort
Drive to Udaipur visiting enroute Ranakpur temples
Rest of the day at leisure
City tour of Udaipur
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), the Winter Palace and the big City Palace with museum, short drive to the tempels of Nagda and to the tempelcomplex of Eklingji (by 6 PM if possible), boat trip: Jagmandir Island.
Boat Cruise on Lake Pichola
Boat curise on Lake Pichola 4km long and 3km broad, surrounded by splendid hills, Palaces, temples bathing ghats and embankments.
Drive to Kota visiting enroute Chittaurgarh On arrival, check-in at the hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Drive to Ranthambhore en-route visiting Bundi. On arrival, check-in at the hotel.
Relax for the rets of day.
Morning jeep safari to view the wildlife (Sanctuary remains close from Jul. to Sep.)
Afternoon drive to Jaipur and check-in at the hotel
City tour of Jaipur
Morning visit Amer Fort & elephant ride 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 (optional: Elephant Safari). 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.
Optional: Lunch at a Heritage hotel with Tonga ride or explore the market & shop for special bargains! .
Breakfast will be at the hotel and leave for the Romatic City of Taj Mahal, Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri enroute.
Fatehpur Sikri : The deserted, red Sandstone City, Emperor Akbar built that as his capital and palace in the late 16th century is an exhilarating experience. It a veritable fairytale city and its "ruins" are in pristine condition ... it's not hard to imagine what the court life must have been like in the days of it's grandeur. Also visit the Buland Darwaza, the largest gateway in the world.
On arrival at Agra, transfer to your hotel for good night's rest.
City tour of Agra
Early morning visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) during Sunrise. Return back to the hotel, take breakfast and then proceed for Local sightseeing of Agra.
Visit 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!
Later in the late afternoon we will drive back to Delhi. On arrival transfer to International airport to board the flight for your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories of "Rapid Rajasthan Tour"escorted by Vardhman Vacations.