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Royal Rajasthan Desert Tour

Tour Highlights

• Wander the backstreets and spice markets of Old Delhi
• Explore the “cottage Industries of Rajasthan, with local craftsmen
• Experience the ancient forts & palaces of Rajasthan
• Witness the beautiful Taj Mahal at sunset
• Spend a night under the start in the Thar Desert, in Jaisalmer
• Hike up to the mighty Mehrangarh Fort of Jodhpur

Rajasthan is the jewel in India’s crown. From fairy-tale palaces and epic forts to colourful festivals and wildlife encounters, this is India at its vibrant best…


Day 1 – New Delhi

  • Arrive international airport, private taxi pickup and transfer to hotel
  • Laid out by British architect Edwin Lutyens, the Indian capital is a striking modern metropolis. A gracious contrast to Old Delhi’s winding streets, the grand avenues and stately buildings of New Delhi are rich with history and culture, from Gandhi’s Delhi home (and the site of his assassination) to the tomb of Humayun
  • Sights: Jama Masjid Mosque, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, India gate & Connaught Place

Day 2 – Delhi

  • After breakfast, local guide will greet you in your hotel for a full days sightseeing of Old & New Delhi,
  • Evening visit to Sikh Gurdwara temple, a gurdwara is a place of worship for Sikhs. People from all faiths, and those who do not profess any faith, are very welcomed in Sikh gurdwaras

Days 3 & 4 – Agra – The Taj Mahal

  • Depart early after breakfast from Delhi to Agra
  • The Taj Mahal of Agra is one of the Seven Wonders of the World, for reasons more than just looking magnificent. It’s the history of Taj Mahal that adds a soul to its magnificence: a soul that is filled with love, loss, remorse, and love again
  • Afternoon visit Agra Fort & sunset view of the Taj Mahal
  • Evening Kalaktriti cultural show and/or visit Music and Art Emporium showroom

Day 5 – Jaipur – The Pink City

  • Depart early to Jaipur, from Agra in private taxi
  • Jaipur, popularly known as the “Pink City “is the capital of Rajasthan state, and worldwide famous for unique Architecture, Vastu, Astrology, Forts, Monuments, Palaces, Art and Craft, culture and last but not least for unique food

Day 6 – Jaipur

  • After breakfast local guide to meet you for days sightseeing around Jaipur
  • Evening Bollywood Film at the beautiful “Art Deco” Cinema Raj Mandir

Day 7 & 8 – Bundi – Step Wells & Monuments

  • The small, rustic town of Bundi was the capital of one of the erstwhile princely states of Rajasthan
  • It is known for its baolis (step wells) and water tanks. The monuments and their architecture reflect the splendor of the local Rajput chiefs
  • Visit Garh Palace the step wells and Taragarh Fort

Day 9 – Udaipur – Venice of the east

  • Depart after breakfast to Udaipur
  • Udaipur, was Founded by Maharani Udai Singh II in 1559, and is beautifully set around a series of lakes and lavish royal residences, a truly romantic city

Days 10 & 11 – Udaipur

  • Local guide for sightseeing in & around Udaipur
  • Sightseeing highlights – City Palace Complex, boat ride on Lake Pichola
  • Lunch at a traditional local “Thali” vegetarian restaurant
  • take a drive up to Monsoon Palace with great views of Udaipur

Day 12 – Jodhpur – The Blue City

  • Jodhpur is famous for its 15th-century Mehrangarh Fort, a former palace, now a museum, displaying weapons, exotic paintings and elaborate royal palanquins, set on a rocky outcrop, the fort overlooks the walled city, where many buildings are painted the city’s iconic shade of blue
  • Depart early from Udaipur, arrive check into hotel relax

Day 13 – Jodhpur

  • After breakfast local guide for full days sightseeing tour in /around Jodhpur
  • Talk a walk or drive up to the famous Mehrangarh Fort and enjoy a zip line view of the city

Day 14 – Delhi

  • Check out of hotel and transfer to airport for flight to Delhi
  • Taxi pickup transfer to day hotel for relaxing, shopping, packing
  • Evening transfer to Delhi International airport for flight back to Australia

Type of Tour

  • This is designed for couples, single, families and friends
  • Tour can operate with a minimum of 2 pax. E.g. a Couple
  • Itinerary can be adjusted in direction, number of days and dates

Tour Package Includes….

  • All transport & Transfers in  Private Vehicle,  with English speaking driver
  • All hotels Hotels – Mix 4 & 5* inclusive of breakfast
  • All sightseeing with local guides
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water & wet wipes – Provided in vehicle
  • Tour Contact in Sydney
  • Tour Contacts in Varanasi Office, India

Tour Package excludes….

  • International Flight tickets – quotes provided
  • Comprehensive Travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Any shopping or items of personal nature
  • Safari entrance costs in Bandhavgarh
  • Any meals food or drinks outside of breakfast
  • Any costs associated with changing of the itinerary, such as cancelling hotels and re-booking and or changing adding additions to itinerary direction
  • Tipping

Pricing – From $4,865 AUD pp