FORTS AND PALACES OF RAJASTHAN



Any discussion about the incredible Rajasthan cannot be termed as complete without mentioning about its splendid forts and palaces. Our 18 days forts and palaces tour package includes a visit to the popular monuments nestled across Rajasthan such as the City Palace, Palace of Winds, Amer Fort, Nawalgarh Fort and various other famous attractions to relive the bygone era of the royal kings and enjoy a mesmerizing experience.


Day 01: ARRIVE DELHI
Upon arrival at Delhi meeting and assistance followed by transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.


Day 02: DELHI
Breakfast at the hotel and enjoy the full day sightseeing of New Delhi in the Morning which includes Laxmi Narayan Temple, India Gate, Parliament House, Qutub Minar, Purana Qila, Humayun's Tomb, Jantar Mantar Etc. After having lunch we can proceed for the sightseeing of Old Delhi which includes Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Gandhi memorial, Rajghat. You also can enjoy the light & sound show at Red Fort in the evening etc. Overnight at the hotel.


Day 03: DELHI - SAMODE
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Samode. On arrival at Samode check-in at hotel. Evening free to explore Samode Village. Overnight stay at hotel.


Day 04: SAMODE - NAWALGARH
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Nawalgarh. On arrival at Nawalgarh check-in at hotel. Afternoon city tour of Nawalgarh visiting Havelis & Forts. Overnight stay at hotel. Nawalgarh: Founded in the 18th Century by Nawal Singh, it has some of the finest frescoes in the Shekhawati region. A huge fort with colorful bazaar and numerous havelis with elaborate architecture make it an interesting destination for a 1 day / 1 night stay. There are a few prominent havelis like Anandilal Poddar Haveli, Aath Haveli, Hodh Raj Patodia Haveli etc., which are to be visited, and so are the two forts and the palace hotel Roop Niwas that is a beautiful heritage property and is renovated with modern facilities. The Palace offers spacious painted rooms, Luxurious interiors, graceful hospitality and great thematic evenings with sumptuous cuisine. The registered painting in their Art Gallery is a treat to the visuals.


Day 05: NAWALGARH - GAJNER
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Gajner. On arrival at Gajner check-in at hotel. Afternoon explore the surroundings of palace and view animals & bird life along the lake. Overnight stay at hotel.


Day 06: GAJNER - BIKANER - GAJNER
Breakfast at the hotel an excursion to Bikaner visiting Bikaner Fort, and the Lalgarh Palace & Camel breeding farm. Overnight stay at hotel.


Day 07: GAJNER - JAISALMER
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Jaisalmer. On arrival at Jaisalmer check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. Nothing else in India is remotely similar to Jaisalmer. This captivating sandy outpost has been dubbed the 'Golden City' because of the honey colour imparted to its stone ramparts by the setting sun.


Day 08: JAISALMER
Breakfast at the hotel and proceed for half day city tour of Jaisalmer, visiting Jaisalmer Fort, Havelis, Manak Chowk, Gadisar Lake, Salim Singh-Ki-Haveli, Patwon-Ki-Haveli with stone carving and lattice work of breath taking intricacy. Evening proceed to visit Camel safari at Sam. Overnight stay at hotel.


Day 09: JAISALMER - ROHET
After breakfast drive to beautiful village of Rohet, situated 40 kilometers away from Jodhpur. En route visit Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada in Jodhpur. Rohet is also known as 'Evergreen Oasis in the Desert'. Rohetgarh Fort in this village used to be the ancestral home of Thakur Dalpat Singh I and care by the family into one of the finest Heritage hotels in the country. Overnight stay at Rohetgarh Fort.


Day 10: ROHET - UDAIPUR
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Udaipur. On arrival at Udaipur check-in at hotel. Evening free for self activities. Overnight stay at hotel.


Day 11: UDAIPUR
Breakfast at the hotel and proceed for city tour of Udaipur, visiting City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Museum, Saheliyon ki Bari (Gardens of the maids of Honor) evening take boat ride at Lake Pichola. Overnight stay at hotel.


Day 12: UDAIPUR - DEOGARH
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Deogarh. On arrival at Deogarh check-in at hotel. Afternoon visit the surrounding villages and witness their daily lifestyle of living of the villagers. Overnight stay at hotel. Deogarh village where the royal family are our hosts at the Deogarh Mahal. As soon as you glimpse the Deogarh Mahal, you can see that its rulers must have been serious players in the Mewar aristocracy, their magnificent fort a fitting stronghold for one of its sixteen "umraos" - the most senior feudal barons attending on the Maharana of Udaipur. Overnight stay at hotel.


Day 13: DEOGARH - JAIPUR
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Jaipur. On arrival at Jaipur check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel. Jaipur: Capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur, was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in 1728 A.D. It is also called Pink City because most houses in this city are pink colored. The city is surrounded by thick walls 20 feet high and 9 feet wide having eight gates. Ajmeri gate and the Sanganeri gate in the south, Chandpole gate in the west and the Ghat Darwaza in the east are some of the main gates of Jaipur. The city is surrounded by hills on all sides except the southwest. Forts and temples can be seen on the hills.


Day 14: JAIPUR
After breakfast go for an excursion to Amer Fort. Ascend the fort on Elephants back. In the afternoon take tour of the city visiting the City palace, the Jantar Mantar (observatory), the Palace of Winds and the Birla temple. In the evening check into a hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.


Day 15: JAIPUR - BHARATPUR
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Bharatpur. Bharatpur also known as Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India is a famous avifauna sanctuary that plays host to thousands of birds especially during the summer season. Over 230 species of birds are known to have made the National Park their home. It is also a major tourist centre with scores of ornithologists arriving here in the hibernal season. It was declared a protected sanctuary in 1971. It is also a declared World Heritage Site. On arrival check-in at hotel. Afternoon enjoy the bird watching in birds Sanctuary, Boating and Rickshaw ride inside the Sanctuary. Overnight stay at hotel.


Day 16: BHARATPUR - AGRA
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Agra, en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri was built during 1571 and 1585. Fatehpur Sikri is one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendour at its height. Later continue drive to Agra. On arrival at Agra check-in at hotel. Evening visit Agra Fort and the famous Taj Mahal. Overnight stay at hotel. Taj Mahal built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his queen Mumtaz Mahal, made out of white marble took 22 years to complete (1630-1652 AD). Agra Fort, which has the Pearl Mosque, Diwan-e-am (the hall of public audience) and Diwan-e-Khas (the hall of private audience).


Day 17: AGRA - DELHI
Breakfast at the hotel and drive back to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi check-in at hotel. Rest of the day free for self activities. Overnight stay at hotel.


Day 18: DELHI DEPARTS
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to international airport to connect flight for onward destination.


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