Heritage Rajasthan Forts - India Tour ( 13 Nights / 14 days )
This is a tour which takes you around Rajasthan and the near by towns. This tour is special as it takes you to the camel fair in which there are auctions of many other cattle’s. It is a quite enchanting and colorful experience. You would have the time of your life.
Day 01 : New Delhi
Namaskar, welcome to India, where culture echoes, tradition speaks, beauty enthralls and diversity delights. Our GeTS representative would give you a warm welcome and drive you to the hotel where you would Rest of the day at leisure. And then later in the evening he would take you the red Fort to enjoy the sound & light show. And then you would be bought back to the hotel for dinner and an over night sleep.
Day 02 : New Delhi
Delhi-a portrait that reveals the intricacies, inconsistency, glamour and vibrancy of the city where past coexist with present. One of the oldest cities in the world and now, one of the progressive, she combines a unique ambience of the ancient and the modern. Delhi has multitude of choices which offers visitors to visit different places. From museums, theatres, art galleries and festivals to handicraft, designer wear, cuisines from various part of the globe. New Delhi and old Delhi are worlds apart and yet bound together by a magical blend. The nerve centre is the futuristic New Delhi but the charms of the older parts of the city are also very appealing and beyond evaluation. A truly cosmogonist city, it has brought within its fold people of all ethnic groups and tradition and cultures, portrayed in variety of arts, crafts, cuisines, festivals, theatre performances and art exhibitions. Delhi has ruins dating back to 11th century and bits and pieces of the various dynasties that flourished and finally met their fate. The city was ultimately dominated by the British. Although the rulers of the Raj left the shores of India in 1947, the grand buildings they left are reminders of their authority and splendor. Tour the Chandni Chowk, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and Humayun’s tomb, Qutub Minar, Raj Ghat, India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhawan. Enjoy an evening shopping tour to Connaught Place. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi, India.
Board the Shatabdi Express train to Agra in Uttar Pradesh, India with our GeTS Holidays Representative. On arrival in Agra on day 03 of the captivating Pushkar Fair tour package the Rajasthan Holiday representative assists you check in at a hotel for an overnight stay. Agra is also known for its Taj Mahotsav. A cultural fest held in the month of February every year that enables to celebrate traditional Indian music and dance on a single platform. Thousands of tourists throng to it from all over the world. Taj Mahal is one of the World Heritage Monuments and attracts maximum number of tourists from all over the world. It was built in memory of his wife Mumbai. Agra Red Fort was originally built by Emperor Akbar and was later expanded by Aurangzeb. They are enclosed by a fetid moat and contain a maze of superb halls, mosques, chambers and gardens which form a small city within a city. The Jama masjid was erected in the memory of Sheikh Salim Chisthi and his grandson Islam and it exhibits a wonderful assimilation of Iranian architecture. The building with its rectangular open forecourt has no minarets but its sandstone domes have a striking marble patterning. After the tour we help you in checking in at a hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 04 : Jaipur
Today you drive to Jaipur with our GeTS Holidays Representative and check in at a hotel on arrival. You are free to relax and spend the day as you like. Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, showcases an excellent blend of tradition, culture and modern attitude. Despite having evolved into a city that is the heart of modern commercial activity in the region, Jaipur still holds a magical old world enamor; an aroma of glory and romance. Jaipur is known for its outstanding architecture and town planning as it is for its lively spirit of the people who inhabit it. The city presents a unique synthesis of culture that has to be tried in order to be appreciated.
Enjoy an excursion to the Amber Fort on an elegantly painted elephant and tour the City Palace and Jantar Mantar. The City Palace of Jaipur is exquisite blend of Traditional Rajasthan and Mughal architecture. The complex is a home to several ornamented building like Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal, Badal Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace museums. Hawa Mahal has five story building is a major tourist spot and an important landmark in Jaipur. The building is an astonishing example of Rajput artistry as it overlooks the old city. This mahal enabled them to climb on the top and get the good view of the city. It is part of the City Palace complex and has a small archaeological museum on the same site. After this go back to your hotel and after that go for dinner and then overnight sleep.
Day 06 : Pushkar
Drive to Pushkar as a part of the captivating Pushkar Fair Tour with our GeTS holiday representative and check in at a hotel/ Tented accommodation on arrival. Watch villagers trading camels, see desert stalls scintillating with brassware, traditionally embroidered textiles, bangles, camel saddles etc. Enjoy absorbing camel races and drink in the festive spirit of the famous Pushkar fair. The charming lake of Pushkar is surrounded by hills on three sides and sand dunes on the fourth and presents an ideal site for the religious and cattle fair, which is held every year in the month of October or November.
Day 07 : Pushkar
Pushkar is surrounded by beautiful hills and ‘nag Pahar’ (translated as snake mountain) that forms natural boundary between Ajmer and Pushkar. God Visit Pushkar for five days in a year to bless the pious and release them from their sins, as per Hindu Mythology. Pushkar Fair is a famous event of the place. All is associated with Lord Brahma. A Visit to Pushkar Fair is an experience of a lifetime and is certainly not worth a miss. Enjoy the Pushkar fair festivities and spend the rest of the day as you like. Stay overnight in Pushkar.
Drive to Udaipur on day 08 of the Enchanting Pushkar Fair tour package. Check in at a hotel on arrival for an overnight stay. Cradled amongst the barren hills, Ajmer in indeed a green oasis with an interesting past. Just like old days, Ajmer continues to be a popular pilgrimage centre for both Hindus and Muslims. Dargah Sharief, the tomb of the Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, is equally revered by both the communities and Urs fair attracts thousands and millions of pilgrims every year. Enjoy an evening boat cruise on the Lake Pichola. The boat ride in the blue waters of the lake, especially, in the backdrop of setting sun is absolutely not worth missing.
Day 09 : Udaipur
The foundations of Udaipur were laid with the construction of the City Palace Complex to which several monumental structures were added by Udai Singh's successors. An extraordinary vision in white - Udaipur is known as the "city of dawn" and the "jewel of Mewar." Surrounded by the rugged Aravalli hills on all sides; Udaipur is a picturesque city with sparkling lakes strewn over the entire landscape. A constant source of inspiration for poets, artists, mystics and painters, beautiful Udaipur brims with heritage structures. Tour Saheliyon ki Bari, City Palace Complex, Lake Palace, Lake Pichola, Moti Magri, Jagdish Temple, Sajjangarh Palace, Gulab Bagh and the Shilpagram. There are a number of historic destinations located on the outskirts of Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.
Day 10 : Jodhpur
Drive to Jodhpur on day 10 of the captivating Pushkar Fair with our GeTS Holidays Representative. See the ancient temples of Ranakpur en route. Check in at a heritage hotel on arrival in aristocratic Jodhpur. Whether you take part in the colorful festivals of Rajasthan, or let the exuberance of the people pull you into a joyous whirlpool of desert songs and camel races, Jodhpur will reveal an enchanting facet to you each time. tour of the Meherangarh Fort. The beautiful latticed windows, panels, and the ornate palaces inside the fort are the highlights of your Jodhpur tour. The exquisite Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal and Sheesh Mahal are opulent and dazzling. The fort also has a museum that showcases weapons, costumes and cannons from that era. The Umaid Bhawan Palace was built in order to provide employment to people hit by years of draught. One wing of the palace houses the royal family of Jodhpur. The Umaid Bhawan is another one of Jodhpur tourist attractions. Built by Rana Umed Singh, the garden has lawns, trees, flowers and fountains. You can shop for bandhini textiles, kolhapuri footwear and the famous Rajasthani spices on Jodhpur tours.
See the Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada before driving to Jaisalmer with our GeTS Holidays Representative. On arrival the Rajasthan Holiday representative drives you to the Sam sand dunes. Camp overnight on the Sam Sand dunes.
Day 12 : Jaisalmer
Drive to the main Jaisalmer city and tour with your GeTS Holidays Representative the most enchanting cities in India. The city gained prominence in the middle Ages due to its location on the trade route between India and the West. The havelis and exquisite palaces of the city are some of the architectural marvels of the country. Start your tour of the exquisite Fort Jaisalmer. This shimmering structure is built of yellow sandstone, making it appear gilded from a distance. The Salim ji ki Haveli and Patwon ki Haveli were once the mansions of rich merchants. Spend the night in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India.
Day 13 : Jaisalmer
Today you drive to Jodhpur and see the attractions of Osian and Kheechan en route The Desert National Park enchants with its variety of flora and fauna. The park has desert area broken by rocks and lakes, as well as intermedial areas. Animals at the park include chinkara, wolf, fox, hare, drongos etc. Jaisalmer is also famous for its lakes. The Godi Sagar was built inside the fort to ward off the dry desert drought. The Lake is surrounded by temples, palaces and shrines. The Tilon ki Pol archway has a fascinating story behind it. The best time to visit the city is between the months of October to February. On arrival in Jodhpur the Rajasthan Holiday representative helps you board a flight to Delhi, India. Check in at a hotel on arrival in Delhi.
Spend the morning relaxing and board a flight back home later in the day.
Hope you had a wonderful and captivating experience of Rajasthan and would come back and also bring your dear and near ones along.