Best of Rajasthan Tour
Rajasthan is one of the popular tourist destinations in India and is known for its royal history, majestic forts, elegant palaces, culture, traditions, and vibrant markets. One of the most visited states in India – Rajasthan offers its visitors everything that a tourist can ask for. One can explore and feel the richness of Rajasthan’s history, royalty, and culture. And for this, we are offering you the ‘Best of Rajasthan Tour’ package.
Highlights of the Tour
This 10 Nights/11 Days tour package offers you to discover the following:
- The famous Palaces, forts, Lakes, Desert, Temples of Rajasthan.
- Experience the heritage sites and culture of Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer & Bikaner.
- Enjoy Camel Ride on Sand dunes of Jaisalmer.
- Enjoy Boat Ride on Lake Pichola Udaipur.
- Visiting the Hawa Mahal, a palace built without foundation.
- Visiting the Sheesh Mahal, a palace of mirrors.
- Daily Breakfast
- Air-Conditioned Car with English Speaking Driver
- Sightseeing Tour with an English Speaking Guide
- International/Domestic flight tickets and visas
- Entrance Fees Approx INR 700 per person per Monument
- Tip for your tour guide. Tipping the tour guide is your personal gesture
- Tip for your driver. Tipping the driver is your personal gesture
Destinations Covered: Jaipur (02Nights) - Pushkar (01Night) - Udaipur (02Nights) - Jodhpur(01Night) - Jaisalmer(02Nights) - Bikaner(02Nights)
Day 01: Arrival in Jaipur, Tour of Some places in Jaipur
Upon arrival in Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, the representative from Shakti India Tours will receive you with a warm welcome. Thereafter, you would be transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Freshen up and later proceed for local sightseeing within the city. Lovingly known as the Pink City, Jaipur is the largest city of Rajasthan and a major tourist destination in India. Take a visit to the City Palace which is basically a palace complex consisting of several palatial palaces, courtyards, pavilions, corridors, gardens and temples. Visit Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal, Shri Govind Deoji Temple and City Palace Museum situated in the City Palace Complex. Visit the Hawa Mahal (the Palace of Winds) which is a distinctive five-stroey architectural wonder with 953 windows (zarokhas) decorated with intricate latticework. Later, take a visit to the Jantar Mantar which is a royal observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the founder of Jaipur. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On time return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02: Sightseeing Tour of Jaipur
After early morning breakfast, take an excursion to Amer Fort & Palace located atop a hill in the outskirts of Jaipur city. Enjoy an elephant ride to ascend the fort complex situated atop a hill. Explore the glorious past and rich history of Rajasthan exploring spectacular architectural styles and structures within the fort complex. Amer Fort & Palace Complex has also been declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later visit the Jaigarh Fort and the Nahargarh Fort. Return to the hotel en-route visiting the Jal Mahal, a palace built in the middle of a man-made lake, Man Sagar Lake. Have some rest and then leave for exploring the city. Explore colorful local markets of the city and enjoy some shopping. You can purchase beautiful handicrafts and other souvenirs for you and your near and dear ones. On time return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03: Jaipur - Pushkar (150 km/ 2.5hrs. approx.), Evening visit of Pushkar
Take your breakfast and then drive to Pushkar, the Holy City of Rajasthan, en route visiting the Ajmer Sharif Dargah, a Sufi shrine of a Sufi Saint, Moinuddin Chishti. On arrival in Pushkar holy city, check in at your pre-booked hotel. Have some rest and then proceed for Pushkar sightseeing covering prominent attractions like several temples, holy ghats and Pushkar Lake. Visit the Lord Brahma Temple, the only temple in the world dedicated to Lord Brahma. On time return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04: Pushkar - Udaipur (280 km/5 hrs.), Relax at Hotel
Have a very hearty breakfast at the hotel and then take a drive to Udaipur. Lovingly known as the City of Lakes, the City of Palaces and the Kashmir of Rajasthan, Udaipur is one of the most beautiful cities in Rajasthan and India. It is also regarded as one of the most romantic cities in the world. Sometimes, it is also described as the City of Sunrise and the Venice of the East. On arrival in this beautiful city, you would be transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Freshen up and relax. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 05: Sightseeing tour of Udaipur
After having your breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a sightseeing tour in beautiful Udaipur city. Take a visit to the elegant Udaipur City Palace Complex that consists of a series of palaces, villas, gateways, terraces, courtyards, corridors and gardens. Experience the wonderful fusion of Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles exploring the City Palace complex. Enjoy the panoramic views of the beautiful Lake Pichola from the corridors of the City Palace Complex. Visit the City Palace Museum. Later take a short walk to reach the famous Jagdish Temple, the largest Hindu temple located on the banks of Lake Pichola. Then visit the very famous Lake Palace located on the Jag Niwas Island in the middle of Lake Pichola. Thereafter, visit the Jag Mandir which is a palace located on an island of the same name in Lake Pichola. The Jag Mandir Palace is sometimes described as the Lake Garden Palace. Later proceed to see other attractions of the city covering Monsoon Palace, Saheliyon-ki-Bari, Moti Magri, Fateh Sagar Lake, Bagore-ki-Haveli and Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal. In the evening enjoy a boat ride on the tranquil water of the picturesque Lake Pichola. Come back to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 06: Udaipur - Jodhpur (250 km/4 hrs. approx.), enroute visit of Ranakpur Temples
Take your breakfast at the hotel and then drive to Jodhpur en-route visiting the architecturally beautiful Ranakpur Jain Temples. There are 1444 pillars in the temple and each pillar is different from others. Continue your journey to reach Jodhpur, the second largest city of Rajasthan after Jaipur. Famously known as the Blue City or Sun City, Jodhpur is a major tourist destination in the state of Rajasthan. It is known for historical forts, palaces, museums, temples and monuments. Check in at your pre-booked hotel on arrival in the city of Jodhpur. Freshen up, and then proceed for local sightseeing in the city covering key attractions.
Come back to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 07: Sightseeing Tour of Jodhpur and Afternoon drive Jodhpur - Jaisalmer (280 km /5 hrs. approx.)
Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel and relax. Take a visit to the mammoth Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest forts in the country. Enclosed by impressive thick walls, the fort complex has several spectacular structures and courtyards known for their intricate carvings. Visit the Jaswant Thada Cenotaphs and also visit the Fort Museum within the complex that exhibits the heritage of Rathores clans. Thereafter, take a visit to Umaid Bhawan Palace which is one of the world’s largest private residences. Explore the intricate and beautiful interiors of the palace. Visit the Palace Museum that showcases the 20th-century history of the Jodhpur Royal Family. Later, drive to Jaisalmer, a beautiful city located in the middle of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. Lovingly called the Golden City of India, it is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in the state. It is best known for the Golden Fort, Jain Temples, Merchant Havelis, rippling sand dunes and camel safari rides in the desert. On arrival in the Golden City, check in at your pre-booked hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 08: Sightseeing Tour of Jaisalmer and evening return trip of Sand Dunes for Camel Ride, Folk Dances and Dinner
After having breakfast at the hotel, proceed for sightseeing in and around Jaisalmer. Explore the historic Jaisalmer Fort (the Golden Fort), the second largest fort in Rajasthan, the only living fort in the world, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Raj Mahal Palace, Laxminath Temple, Jain Temples, Merchant Havelis within the fort complex. Patwon-Ki-Haveli and Salim-Singh-Ki-Haveli are the most popular Havelis in the city. Havelis are known for their ornate sandstone carvings. In the evening visit the Sam Sand Dunes to enjoy a camel safari. Enjoy folk dances and musical performances in the desert. You can see the spectacular view of sunset in the Thar Desert. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel in Jaisalmer.
Day 09: Jaisalmer - Bikaner (330 km/5.30 hrs. approx.), Relax at Hotel
Post breakfast drive to Bikaner. Famously known as the Camel City, Bikaner is a historic city and major tourist destination in Rajasthan state. It is known for historical monuments including forts, places, museums, Havelis, and temples. On arrival in Bikaner, check-in at the pre-booked hotel. Freshen up and relax. Spend the rest of the day at leisure or exploring nearby places on your own. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 10: Sightseeing Tour of Bikaner
Have a relaxed breakfast at the hotel. Later proceed for Bikaner sightseeing. Take a visit to the Junagarh Fort which consists of temples, grand palaces, museum pavilions and walls. Explore the architecturally beautiful structures for the fort and also visit the Fort Museum. Thereafter visit the Lalgarh Palace. See Shri Sadul Museum, Lalgarh Palace Hotel and Laxmi Niwas Palace Hotel within the palace complex. Depending upon your time, you may also see other attractions like Laxminath Temple (one of the oldest temples in Bikaner), Bhandasar Jain Temple, and the nearby famous Karni Mata Temple. Also, visit the Camel Breeding Farm & Research Center. On time return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 11: Bikaner - Jaipur (350 km/5.5 hrs.) - Departure
Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel. Drive back to Jaipur. representative from Shakti India Tours will assist you in transfer to the Jaipur Airport for your onward journey.
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