Rajputana, a land where life in all its aspects comes emblazoned in the brightest of colors. Mighty forts and ornate palaces reveal the opulence and power of the Maharajas who ruled here for centuries. Adorned with unique fresco styles and intricate miniature paintings, the Rajasthani palaces are the enduring legacy of some of India’s most flamboyant ruling dynasties, the Rajputs.
Our journey rediscovers the majesty and regal splendor of this remarkable state, as we tour to see the frescoes of Mandawa, experience sunset camel rides from Jaisalmer, visit stunning walled city of Jodhpur and the romantic lake city of Udaipur.
Follow in the footsteps of Maharajas, and even stay in some of their palatial homes as you explore the heart of Rajasthan.
Our representative will meet you at the International Airport. He will take you to the hotel where you’ll spend the night.
The route from Delhi to Mandawa takes about 5 and a half hours.
After exploring the city of Mandawa, we head towards the town of Bikaner which is 192 km from Mandawa.
At Bikaner, we visit the Junagarh fort which was built between 1589 and 1593 by the Raja Rai Singh, who in the past was the ruler of Bikaner. This immaculate fort is filled with intricate designs and is drenched in red. We will visit the religious Karni Mata temple.
Traverse the ancient battlements under the desert skies. This city is famously revered as the “Golden City,” and its trademark is its yellow sandstone architecture and it lies in the heart of the Thar desert. Head to the Jaisalmer fort which has withstood the test of time and is considered by many as the most massive living fort in the world. The fort was constructed in 1156 by the Indian King RawalJaisal and legend dictates that the fort is on a site that legend says he chose on the advice of a wise local hermit. The yellow sandstone walls reflect the unique culture of Rajasthan. At evening, you can witness the magnificent dunes.
We head towards Jodhpur which is 283 km from Jaisalmer.
From Jodhpur, we travel to the city of lakes Udaipur which takes about 6.5 hours. On the route to Udaipur, we visit the Ranakpur Jain temple which attracts travelers due to its distinctive domes, turrets and its distinct pillars. The most distinctive feature is the beautiful carving that is made of a single rock where there are 108 heads of the snake and many tails. The temple was built in the 15th century and sits on the lovely valley of the Aravalli hills.
Today, you’ll explore this extravagant city of marbles which is mostly hailed for its lakes, mosques, gardens and the romantic backdrops. Bask in the glory of the City Palace of Udaipur as it sits atop a hill overlooking the serene Lake Pichola. The palace is a fusion of, and Mughal architectural style and history dictates that it was built about 400 years ago. We’ll head towards the summit of the Pearl hill to observe the memorial of the applauded Rajput warrior, MaharanaPratap. The premises speak about its historical paintings and briefs you about the Indian history. Pay a visit to the Jagdish temple, which is devoted to Lord Vishnu and marvel at its Indo-Aryan style of architecture. Intricate pillar designs, Decorated ceilings are the major attractions of this temple. There is an option of boating in the Lake Pichola plus a cultural show at Bagore-Ki-Haveli.
After exploring the buzzing city of Udaipur, we head towards the town of forts Jaipur. The ride takes about 8 hrs.
At Jaipur, we visit the JantarMantar, which is a collection of 19 architectural astronomical instruments built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh. The highlight is the world’s largest stone sundial. Another wonder of Jaipur is the mysterious Hawa Mahal which is beautiful beyond words. On the route to Agra, we visit the FatehpurSikri.
After Agra, we head towards Delhi which takes about 3 hours and 10 minutes. After reaching Delhi, our representative will drop you at the international airport for departure.