Agra and Colourful Rajasthan
- Mughal Majesty & Rickshaw Ride
- Taj Mahal –The Monument of Love
- Elephant Ride to Amer fort
- City of Lakes – Udaipur
- Rural Villages and colourful villagers
- The Holy Lake
|Title||Agra and Colourful Rajasthan|
|Details||Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Bundi – Bijapur / Chittorgarh - Udaipur – Jodhpur – Pushkar – Delhi|
|Duration||11 Nights / 12 Days|
Agra a well know place around the globe. It is famous for its love monument Taj Mahal. This monument was built by a Mughal king as the final resting place for his beloved wife. Other attractions of this place are Agra fort and Fatehpur Sikri, this served as the capital of popular Mughal Emperor Akbar for 14 years.
Moving forward you will enter into a world of colors as soon as you enter Rajasthan. The magnificent forts of Jodhpur and Jaipur bear testament to the battles that once raged across this desert land, whilst the romantic palaces in Udaipur offer a glimpse of a softer side to India's rich history. Visiting these magnificent sites we also travel through the country side to discover the real India and the colourful people who make it so unique. We stay in the charming town of Bundi, exploring its blue alleyways, forts and hillside lake, and culminating the tour by a visit to the world-famous town Pushkar
Some of them which could cherish your mind with the beauty of places are Red fort, India Gate, Jama Masjid. Enjoy a rickshaw ride through Old Delhi – a truly memorable experience. A visit to Qutab Minar, the tallest stone tower in India
Visit the Red Fort of Akbar, third of the Moghul Emperors. Visit the beautiful white marble Taj Mahal at sunrise; built by the Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who died in 1631.
Commence your journey to Jaipur also known as the Pink City via Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri is the Emperor Akbar's deserted royal city. This impressive and well-preserved citadel became his capital in 1571.
You begin your day with an early morning excursion to the mountain fortress of which you ride upon elephants Visit City Palace & Hawa Mahal or Palace of the Winds
Day 05 : To Bundi – by surface / 209 kms / apprx 6 hrs
Bundi is surrounded by the Aravalli hills on the three sides and is circumscribed by a massive wall with four gateways. Bundi has inspired great painters, authors and artists. From Rabindranath Tagore to Rudyard Kipling to down the ages, Bundi has been a muse to them all.
The almost medieval-looking town is surrounded by the Palace and the Taragarh Fort which has magnificent wall paintings. Also one has a beautiful view of the city from here.
Day 06 : To Udaipur via chittorgarh fort - by surface / approx 261 kms / approx 6 - 7 hrs
Enroute visit The Chittorgarh Fort which has real time examples of the bravery of Rajputs. Chittorgarh is also the old capital of the kingdom of Mewar.
Udaipur is a beautiful land around the azure water lake, surrounded by the lush hills of Aravalli. Situated on the east side of Lake Pichola
Day 07 : In Udaipur – venice of the east
Wander through the narrow streets of the old town and visit the markets to experience the traditional culture and beauty of India. Here you can find myriads of handicrafts with heart touching beauty.
We spend the morning visiting the City Palace and Jagdish Temple, with a huge black stone image of Jagannath, an aspect of Lord Vishnu. If time allows it may be possible to visit the gardens of Gulab Bag. Enjoy a boat ride on Lake Picchola and experience the true beauty of this "City of Lakes
In the morning proceed to Ranakpur. Visit to the stunning 15th Century Jain Temple at Ranakpur and its Jain Temples of Adinath.
There are several tourist attractions in Jodhpur to visit one of them is the magnificent Meherangarh Fort from where you will have a great view of the blue houses, painted to distinguish them as those of Brahmins.
A small peaceful village built along a holy lake, high place of pilgrimage for the Hindus. A dip in the waters of Pushkar Lake and worship at Brahma Temple ensure salvation.
Stroll and explore the visit of the small in the centre of town is holy Pushkar Lake surrounded by a number of temples including the famous Brahma temple said to be the only temple in the world dedicated to this deity. A dip in the waters of Pushkar Lake and worship at Brahma Temple ensure salvation.
In time transfer to Ajmer. If you wish visit Ajmer Mosque and board your train back to Delhi. On arrival check in your hotel for overnight stay.
Transfer to the International Airport to connect your flight for home / onward journey