Tour Plan for Rajasthan Cultural Tour - Explore the Cultural Beauty
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
On arrival at Delhi airport or railway station, our representative will meet you to pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi.
Day 2: City Tour of Delhi
This morning after breakfast first you will visit old Delhi. The Raj Ghat, Red fort & Jama Masjid are important places to visit, you may also visit Chandni Chowk, spice market etc. Later on proceed to visit the New Delhi. The Qutub Minar, tallest stone tower in India, imposing India Gate and the Rastrapathi Bhawan, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Lotus Temple and, newly built Akshardham temple are of much significance. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3: Delhi to Agra
This morning after breakfast you will drive to Mughal city Agra and check into your hotel. Enroot you may also visit Mathura-the birth place of Lord Krishana. This afternoon visit the Agra fort, built by the Emperor Akbar, and the famous Taj Mahal-the symbol of love, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. You may also visit Dayal Bagh. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4: Agra to Jaipur (Chokhi Dhani)
This morning after breakfast you will drive to the pink city of Jaipur, enroot you will visit the Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. On arrival check into your hotel Chokhi Dhani an ethnic 5 star village resort only one of its kind in the country. The spacious huts, away from the hubbub of urban life offer you unmatched serenity with every modern amenity & comfort while you bask in the splendour of rich Rajasthani culture. Rest of the day is at leisure. Stay overnight at this unique village resort.
Day 5: Jaipur City Tour
This morning after breakfast visit the Amber fort, built in 16th century, enjoy an elephant ride at Amber. Drive past the Hawa Mahal-a Palace of winds. In the afternoon you will visit the city palace and museum, walk to adjacent Jantar Mantar an astronomical observatory. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel Chokhi Dhani village resort.
Day 6: Jaipur to Pushkar
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to the holy city Pushkar. This afternoon you will visit, The Man Mahal, The Brahama Temple-It is the only temple in India dedicated to Lord Brahma. The temple is marked by a red spire and over the entrance gateway, is a beautiful statue of a Hans or goose – the celestial of Lord Brahma. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Pushkar to Jodhpur
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to the Blue City of Jodhpur. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Jodhpur City Tour
This morning after breakfast visit the Mehrangarh Fort situated on a low sandstone hill. Within the fort visit Moti- Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh in 1899 and the Umaid Public Gardens. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9: Jodhpur to Khimsar
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to Khimsar. One of the main attractions in Khimsar is the Khimsar Fort on the edge of the great Thar Desert. This afternoon excursion to Khimsar Dunes village and enjoy a camel safari visit nearby hutments to witness the lifestyles of rural folk. Enjoy a sunset tea or bonfire dinner. Return to hotel to stay overnight.
Day 10: Khimsar to Bikaner
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to Bikaner, enroot visit the Nagaur Fort. Nagaur Fort-built in the 10th century. Nagaur Fort is larger than the Mehrangarh fort of Jodhport and Recipient of the UNESCO international award for restoration The Nagaur is famous for the second largest cattle fair in India held every year during the Hindu month of Magh (Jan-Feb) whose basic purpose is cattle trading. Later visit the Deshnok – The greatest attraction of Deshnok is the temple of Shri karnimata famous all over the world as “Rat Temple”.
A normal human being will be absolutely scared over the thought, of the number of rats (They look like rats, but actually aren’t) that are in the temple. However, the outstanding fact is that, these Kabas are harmless and play around in the temple without disturbing the devotees.
Rather they sit on devotees’ laps, shoulders, hands and head which the devotees think to be of divine spirit and blessings of the Goddess. The magnificence of these Kabas is that, despite being innumerable, they never go out of the temple’s boundaries. The miraculous fact is that no disease relating to rats has ever been found in Deshnoke till date. Neither the temple stinks of foul smells nor it is dirty anywhere.
After reaching Bikaner check in at hotel to stay overnight.
Day 11: Bikaner to Mandawa (Shekhawati)
This morning visit Junagarh Fort, built by Rai Singh between 1588 and 1593, it has a 986-metre-long wall with 37 bastions. Later proceed to Mandawa. Overnight at hotel in Mandawa.
Day 12: Shekhawati Tour
Visit to world famous Painted Havelies. This morning after breakfast proceed to explore the Shekhawati Region. Visit the printed havelies of the Dundlod town and surrounding areas of Mandawa and Nawalgarh. The Painted Havelies of the region are called The Open air art Galleries. The region is unique as nowhere in the world there is such a profusion of exquisite wall paintings. Explore Castle Mandawa at your own pace and enjoy an overnight stay.
Day 13: Mandawa to Delhi
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred back to Delhi. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14: Delhi to Onward Journey
Today you will be transferred to Delhi airport/railway station for your onward journey.