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Royal Palaces & Lakes of Rajasthan

$2970

per person

Explore the history of Rajasthan and admire the architecture of its ancient royal palaces in India’s Golden Triangle. Step into glorious, historic, royal palaces to experience the royal lifestyle. Be awed by the magnificent hilltop Mehrangrarh Fort and Amber Fort overlooking the cities below. Visit the amazing royal tombs of Taj Mahal and Humayan’s tomb. Then be pampered at heritage hotels for a memorable old world experience.

Traverse the golden sands of the vast Thar Desert in Rajasthan on your Camel Safari then enjoy the bliss on the stunning lakes. This 13-day tour is a golden treat for all!

UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Humayun’s Tomb, Jaipur City, Keoladeo National Park, Qutb Minar, Taj Mahal

13 Days, 12 Nights: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Pushkar, Jodhpur, Deogarh, Udaipur  ✦  Customizable Private Tour

WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS TOUR

Taj Mahal
Catch a once-in-a-lifetime glimpse of the most beautiful building in the world

Jal Mahal Tourist Attraction

Jal Mahal (Water Palace)
The curious sight of a beautiful palace floating in the middle of Sagar Lake

City Palace, Chandra Mahal Vacation Trip

Chandra Mahal
Visit one of the palaces in City Palace that is the home of the current Maharajah of Jaipur

Mehrangarh Fort
Visit this hill top fort and enjoy the view of the walled city and its many iconic blue buildings

Houses in different shades of blue

Jodhpur, the Blue City of Rajasthan
The gateway to Thar Desert with iconic houses in shades of blue. A must see city for its history and culture

Udaipur City Palace
Relax on a cruise on Lake Pichola and enjoy the view of Rajasthan’s largest palace built in 16th century

Ranakpur Jain Temple
A quiet reflection in the beautiful marble Ranakpur Jain Temple

Amber Fort
This magnificent fort overlooks the picturesque Maota Lake

Amber Fort Courtyard
Explore the extensive palace complex with its silver doors, carved marble panels and frescoed arches

Camel Safari, one of the major Tourist Attractions in India desert

Camel
Camels are the main transportation in the desert

Explore the Thar Desert on a Camel

Luxurious Heritage Hotel, Deogarh Mahal
Be pampered at heritage hotels for a memorable old world experience

Udaipur City Palace in the Mewar Dynasty

Udaipur City Palace
Mosaics of royal weddings in the Peacock courtyard

India Gate
A memorial to the British Indian Army, reminiscent of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris


THE JOURNEY


Tour Plan

Hotels
Dates & Prices

    1

    Meet Up at Delhi (DEL)

    Upon arrival at Delhi airport, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to relax or explore this bustling capital city on your own.
    2

    Delhi | Humayun Tomb , Qutab Minar, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk Rickshaw Ride

    Delhi is the capital of modern India. It has also been the capital of at least seven previous civilizations as well as the British Raj, and each have left behind a trail of monuments.
    Let’s tour Humayun’s Tomb - one of the best-preserved Mughal monuments and best example of Mughal architecture in India, Qutab Minar - the world’s tallest brick tower, and Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque. As we travel through both Old Delhi and New Delhi, don’t forget to add photographs of Rashtrapati Bhavan (President House), Parliament House and India Gate to your album.
    Experience a busy & bustling local bazaar on a cycle rickshaw through Chandni Chowk. Followed by our group Namaste dinner.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast    Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Welcome Dinner

    JAMA MASJID
    Largest mosques in India built between 1644 and 1656 at a cost of 1 million rupees.

    3

    Delhi – Agra | Agra Fort, Itimad-ud-Daulah Tomb, Taj Mahal, Mehtab Bag

    Departing Delhi, we make our way to Agra, the erstwhile capital of the Mughal Empire. Our first stop here is the impressive Agra Fort, which boasts some of India's finest Mughal buildings behind its fortified walls. This is our chance to size up the Itimad-ud-Daulah tomb that is a Mughal era mausoleum, often described as a "jewel box" or the "Baby Tāj".  This tomb has often been regarded as the inspiration for the Tāj Mahal.
    Later we visit the legendary Taj Mahal. Built by Emperor Shah Jahan in loving memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz, who tragically died in childbirth.
    Another must-see, we will view the Taj Mahal from the lesser known, and less crowded, Mehtab Bagh (Moonlight Garden) just across the river.  Experience a breathtaking photo-op with a fully symmetrical view of the Taj Mahal!
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
    4

    Agra - Jaipur | Life In The Desert

    En route to Jaipur we visit the well-preserved former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri, which has been deserted for over four centuries. We will have a quick photo-op stop at the bird sanctuary of Keoladeo Ghana National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    Visit Jantar Mantar which is an ancient open-air astronomical observatory and UNESCO world heritage site. See Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), it’s high screen wall allowed the women of the royal household to observe street life without being seen. Later we watch a demonstration of fabric dyeing and block printing at a cotton weaving factory.
    We stay at Jaipur, the bustling capital of the state of Rajasthan.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
    5

    Jaipur | Amber Fort, Sheesh Mahal, City Palace, Step Well, Choki Dhani

    Visit the stunning 16th century Amber Fort - a sprawling Rajput construction, perched on a hillside overlooking the dusty plains, regal palaces, sleepy villages, and stone carved temples below.  Reaching its summit on a jeep (or request an elephant ride during reservation), we enjoy a tour of the fort's well-preserved interior grounds including Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors) with its interior embellished with reflective glass tiles.
    Visit Jaipur's City Palace, an imposing blend of traditional Rajput and Mughal architecture. It is a vast palace complex occupying nearly one-seventh of the Pink City with a series of temples, pavilions, gardens and palaces.
    Enjoy the sight of Jal Mahal (Water Palace), a palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. If we have time, we'll marvel at a 16th century step well near Kheri Gate. The step well serves as the community well, gathering place and swimming hole.
    We spend the evening at a Rajasthani cultural village, Chokhi Dhani, to enjoy traditional performances of dancers & acrobats, snack stalls, paintings, costumes and tasty Rajasthani thali cuisine.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast     Enjoy local authentic cuisine during your dinner at one of our travel tours. Develop new friendships with other members along the way.  Dinner 
    6

    Jaipur - Pushkar | Pushkar Lake, Gau Ghat, Camel Safari

    In Pushkar you can witness the serious business of livestock trading. There are also plenty of market stalls with local wares on sale, including bracelets, clothing, and fabrics.
    Our sightseeing today includes Pushkar Lake and Brahma Temple. Explore the golden sands of the vast Thar Desert in Rajasthan on your camel safari, a once in a lifetime adventure! The Aravalli Range has sandy fields, small dunes and beautiful hills with mesmerizing sunrises and sunsets.
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    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
    7

    Pushkar - Jodhpur

    Being on the edge of the Thar Desert, Jodhpur is called the Gateway to Thar and is also known as the Blue City with many houses in the old city in shades of blue.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast 
    8

    Jodhpur | Mehrangarh Fort, Bishnoi

    Visit Mehrangarh Fort, which was described by Rudyard Kipling as "the creation of angels, fairies and giants."
    Explore the old city on tuk-tuks as you pass by local artists, puppet makers and traditional spice markets. Savor rustic Rajasthani life on a village safari to Bishnoi.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
    9

    Jodhpur – Deogarh | Deogarh Mahal, Ranakpur Temple

    Drive to the charming village of Deogarh. Deogarh Mahal perches on top of the Aravalli Hills. This romantic fortified palace impresses with its marvelous central courtyard and its array of battlements, domes, turrets, overhanging enclosed balcony.
    Ranakpur Temple is a famous 15th century Jain temple on the western side of the Aravalli Range. This marble temple has a 48,000 sq ft basement and more than 1,400 exquisitely carved pillars.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
    10

    Deogarh

    Explore the intricate mosaic of rural and Royal Deogarh in her colorful villages and understand the ancient bonding of the feudal lords with their subjects.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
    11

    Deogarh – Udaipur | Lake Pichola

    Drive to Lake City of Udaipur that is an oasis in the desert of Rajasthan. Udaipur has one of most romantic settings in Rajasthan snuggling tranquil Lake Pichola and the purple ridges of the Aravalli Range. Fantastical palaces, temples, traditional mansions; and colorful, bustling bazaars dot the city and timeless streets.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast 
    12

    Udaipur | City Palace

    We take a city tour of this walled city renowned for its palaces. We start with the 16th century granite and marble City Palace. This is the largest royal complex in Rajasthan and is made up of eleven different mahals (palaces). Part of the palace is now a museum.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
    13

    Depart Udaipur – Delhi or Mumbai

    After breakfast the tour comes to an end. Transfer to Udaipur airport and fly to Delhi (DEL) or Mumbai (BOM) international airport for your flight home.
    Breakfast the most important meal of the day. We select fabulous hotels with both local authentic and western breakfast so you are well prepared to enjoy your travel tours.Breakfast
    Overview
    Hotels
    Dates & Prices

    Hotel Information

    DestinationComfort Class Premium Class Luxury Class 
    DelhiCallCall
    AgraCallCall
    JaipurCallCall
    PushkarCallCall
    JodhpurCallCall
    DeogarhCallCall
    UdaipurCallCall
     

    Accommodation Classification

    • COMFORT ⭐⭐⭐- 3-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
    • PREMIUM ⭐⭐⭐⭐- 4-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
    • LUXURY ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐- 5-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations

    Overview
    Tour Plan
    Dates & Prices

    Dates & Pricing 

    Private Tour, Daily departure except Wednesday

    YearTour DatesComfort PremiumLuxury
    2019Oct 1 to Dec 15Call$3,425Call
    2020Jan 10 to Apr 15Call$3,425Call
    2020Apr 16 to Sep 30Call$2,970Call
    2020Oct 1 to Dec 15Call$3,425Call
     

    Private Tour Price Details

    • ‣ Prices are in USD and are inclusive of all applicable taxes but do not include airfare.
    • ‣ Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply during applicable major holidays. Special rates for single travelers or larger groups are available on request - please inquire.
    • ‣ Note that tour prices vary according to season. If your tour straddles two seasons then each portion will be priced according to that season.

    Deposit

    • ‣ A deposit of $500 per person is required upon booking. Full payment to be made 70 days prior to departure date.
    • ‣ Domestic Airfare - Udaipur to Delhi from $47 or Udaipur to Mumbai from $32. Exact fare varies depending on actual booking date

    Flight Add-On

    • ‣ We work with all major airlines for the best routes and competitive pricing.
    • ‣ The nearest airport is DEL (Indira Gandhi International Airport).
    • ‣ Contact us for more details and pricing.
     

    Inclusions

    • ‣ Airport Transfers, Meet and Greet
    • ‣ Hotel Accommodations
    • ‣ Daily Breakfast and Selected Meals (See tour plan for details)
    • ‣ English-speaking Local Guide
    • ‣ Entrance Fees to Monuments & Attractions per Itinerary

    Exclusions

    • ‣ International and Domestic Air Fare
    • ‣ Travel Insurance
    • ‣ Medical Expenses
    • ‣ Visa Fee
    • ‣ Gratuity
    • ‣ Personal Expenses

    Overview
    Tour Plan
    Hotels