Hill Forts of Rajasthan Tour Package
Rajasthan, literally the Land of Kings, is India’s largest state. It is best known for its rich cultural heritage and glorious past in the forms of magnificent forts, elegant palaces, and spectacular Havelis constructed by its erstwhile rulers. You can see magnificent forts and palaces in most cities of Rajasthan. Tourists from all around the world come to Rajasthan to see and explore its historical forts and palaces. Most forts in the state are located on hills. There are six hill forts in the state that has been clustered together as a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Constructed and enhanced between the 5th and 18th centuries by several Rajput rajas of different kingdoms, the Hill Forts of Rajasthan showcases rich architectural styles and will never fail to lure you. The six forts are the following Chittor Fort (Chittorgarh), Kumbhalgarh Fort (Kumbhalgarh), Ranthambore Fort (Swami Madhopur), Gagron Fort (Jhalawar), Amer Fort (Amer, Jaipur), and Golden Fort (Jaisalmer).
We have designed this 09 Nights/10 Days Hill Forts of Rajasthan Tour Package for tourists who want to explore the famous hill forts of Rajasthan along with some other attractions.
Highlights of the Tour
This 09 Nights/10 Days tour package offers you to discover the following:
- The famous Palaces, forts, Wildlife, Lakes, Desert and Temples.
- Experience the Most Popular Hill Forts of Rajasthan, heritage sites and Colorful culture of Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, & Jaisalmer.
- Enjoy Elephant Ride at Fort Amer, Jaipur.
- Enjoy Boat Ride on Lake Pichola Udaipur.
- Enjoy Camel Ride on sand dunes in Jaisalmer.
- Enjoy Game Drives in Ranthambore National Park and witness various wild Species including Tigers
- 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: Delhi (01 Night) - Jaipur (02Nights) - Ranthambore (01Night) - Udaipur (02Nights) - Jodhpur (01Night) - Jaisalmer (02Nights)
Day 01: Arrival in Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi, meet Shakti India Tours representative who will transfer you to the pre-booked hotel and will assist till the check-in procedure at the hotel for an overnight stay. Freshen up and relax. Enjoy your dinner and stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi - Jaipur (268 km/5 hrs. approx.), Tour of Some places of Jaipur
Have a very hearty breakfast at the hotel, and then drive to Jaipur, the capital and largest city of Rajasthan. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Freshen up and relax. Thereafter proceed for Jaipur sightseeing covering key attractions like City Palace (a palace complex consisting of several elegant palaces, courtyards, gardens, and temples), Hawa Mahal (the Palace of Winds – known for unique structure in 5 storey with 953 small windows called Jharokhas decorated with intricate latticework), Jantar Mantar (a Royal Observatory and UNESCO World Heritage Site),Return to Hotel for Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03: Sightseeing Tour of Jaipur
After Breakfast at Hotel proceed for Early morning visit to Amer Fort, one of Six Hill Forts of Rajasthan, by Elephant Ride – Take an excursion to Amer Fort located atop a hill in the outskirts of Jaipur city, the Pink City of India. Enjoy an elephant ride to ascend the fort complex. Experience the glorious past of the state exploring the spectacular architecture. Return to Jaipur City, en route visiting Jal Mahal, a palace built in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. Also visit the Albert Hall Museum. In the evening, enjoy shopping in the local colorful markets of the city. Return to Hotel for Overnight stay.
Day 04: Jaipur - Ranthambore National Park (180 km/3 hrs. approx.), enjoy evening Game drive of Park
After breakfast, drive to Sawai Madhopur which is the site for Rajasthan’s famous Ranthambore National Park and Ranthambore Fort (one of Six Hill Forts of Rajasthan).
On arrival check-in at the hotel. Later proceed for wildlife viewing in the wildlife sanctuary & tiger reserve. Ranthambore is one of the finest places in India to see wild animals in their natural habitats. The sanctuary is best known for its large tiger population. Here you can easily spot a tiger. Also, visit the Ranthambore Fort – the former hunting grounds of the Maharajahs of Jaipur until the time of India’s Independence. On-time return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 05: Ranthambore - Chittorgarh(282 km/4hrs. approx.) - Udaipur (125 km/2 hrs. approx.)
Early Morning Game drive of Ranthambore National Park, Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Later proceed to Chittorgarh, a historical city and major tourist destination in the state of Rajasthan, visit to the Chittor Fort (also called Chittorgarh Fort or simply Chittorgarh and one of the Six Hill Forts of Rajasthan). The erstwhile capital of Mewar, Chittor Fort is one of the largest forts in India. Vijay Stambha, Kirti Stambha, Rana Kumbha Palace, Fateh Prakash Palace, Rani, and Padmini’s Palace are popular attractions in Chittor Fort. Continue drive to Udaipur, Check in at hotel for dinner and overnight say.
Day 06: Sightseeing Tour Of Udaipur
After the Breakfast at hotel Proceed for a full day sightseeing trip of Udaipur – one of the most beautiful cities in the world which is also known as the Venice of the East. Due to infinite numbers of lakes, Udaipur is also called the ‘City of Lakes’. One of the best wedding and honeymoon destinations in India. Visit City Palace, Saheliyon ki Bari and Jagdish Temple. Enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola in the evening. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 07: Udaipur – Kumbhalgarh (95 Kms/2 Hrs) - Ranakpur (50 kms/1.5 Hr) – Jodhpur (175kms/3 Hrs)
Post breakfast leave for Jodhpur, the second-largest city of Rajasthan, also called Blue City or Sun City.
En route visit of Kumbhalgarh Fort in Kubhalgarh and Ranakpur Jain Temple in Ranakpur
Kumbhalgarh Fort in Kumbhalgarh – Kumbhalgarh Fort is a historic fort and one of the six Hill Forts of Rajasthan located in Kumbhalgarh Fort. It is the birth place of Maharana Pratap, the great Rajput King, and warrior of Mewar. Situated on a hilltop the fort has perimeter walls that extend 36 kilometers. The wall of Kumbhalgarh is one of the longest walls in the world. There are seven fortified gateways. The fort complex houses 360 temples, 300 ancient Jain temples, and the rest of Hindu temples.
Ranakpur Jain Temple in Rakanpur – Dedicated to Tirthankara Rishabhanatha, the Ranakpur Jain Temple is known for distinctive impressive architecture and exquisitely detailed carvings. The temple complex includes several temples such as Chaumukha temple, Parsavanth temple, Surya temple, and Amba temple. There are 1444 marble pillars, carved in exquisite detail, supporting the temple. The pillars are all differently carved and no two pillars are the same. It is also said that it is impossible to count the pillars.
Continue journey to Jodhpur – On arrival in Jodhpur, check-in at your pre-booked hotel. Freshen up and relax. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 08: Sightseeing Tour of Jodhpur & drive to Jaisalmer (280 km/5 hrs. approx.)
Post breakfast at your hotel, embark on a Half day tour of Jodhpur city. Take a visit to the impressive Mehrangarh Fort – one of the six Hill Forts of Rajasthan. See the Fort Museum, Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sheesha Mahal, and Daulat Khana within the fort complex. See the wonderful views of the Jodhpur city around from the ramparts of the fort complex. The Fort Museum features a fantastic collection of palanquins, howdahs, royal cradles, miniatures, musical instruments, costumes, and furniture. Later, take a visit to the Umaid Bhawan Palace – one of the world’s largest private residences. Thereafter, take visits to the other key attractions of the city, Jaswant Thada Memorial, built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II.
After Lunch, you will be driven to Jaisalmer, another popular tourist destination in Rajasthan known as ‘Golden City’ popular for its ravishing Havelis, magnificent Palaces, Forts, and vibrant bazaars. Upon arrival check-in at the pre-booked hotel for Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 09: Sightseeing Tour of Jaisalmer and Return trip of sand dunes for Camel Ride, Folk Dances and Dinner
After breakfast, take a visit to the Golden Fort – one of the six Hill Forts of Rajasthan. Built in the yellow sand stone, the Golden Fort (also called Sonar Kila or Jaisalmer Fort), is the second-largest fort in the state of Rajasthan. It is also the only living fort in the world. The fort complex houses many beautiful structures. Explore the fort complex by visiting Merchant Havelis, Laxminath Temple, and Rang Mahal palace. Later visit Patwon-Ki-Haveli and Salim-Singh-Ki-Haveli. Havelis of Jaisalmer are best known for their exquisite sandstone carvings. Also visit the Manak Chowk and Haveli – a marketplace by local souvenir.
In the evening, take an excursion to Sam Sand Dunes to watch the sunset and enjoy a camel ride in the Thar Desert. Enjoy folk dances and musical performances in the desert followed by Dinner. On-time return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 10: Jaisalmer -Jodhpur - Departure
Have a very hearty breakfast at the hotel. Post breakfast on time, Shakti India Tours representative will transfer you to Jodhpur Airport. Board flight for your onward journey with sweet memories of Hill Forts of Rajasthan tour in India.
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