Rajasthan Romance – Forts and Palaces
- Mughal Majesty & Rickshaw Ride
- Thar Desert
- Desert Safari
- Forts & Villages
|Title||Rajasthan Romance - Forts and Palaces|
|Details||Delhi- Mandawa- Bikaner- Jaisalmer- Jodhpur- Narlai- Udaipur- Pushkar- Jaipur- Agra-Delhi|
|Duration||14 Nights / 15 Days|
In India, Rajasthan is considered as one of the most colourful region. At every walk of life it exhibits splendour and royalty. It's very true to state Rajasthan as the land of valiance and chivalry endowed with magnificent palaces, unvanquishable forts, waves of sand dunes and serene lakes. Here you can see the diversity like people, culture, tradition, costumes, cuisine and music. It is a land of Maharajas and well known for its monuments culture and arts, depicting the living of royals. The ballads and legends reveal the romance in Rajasthan's palaces and forts. This place is with a treasure of history bewitching landscape and picturesque is an unbeatable destination.
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.
In the heart of the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan lies the beautiful small town Mandawa, known throughout the state for its forts and havelis and famous for its painted mansions (havelis). Rest of the day is free to explore / walk around the town to explore the various attractions.
The route gives you some more experience of desert landscapes. In 1488 the city was founded on the edge of the Thar Desert. Visit the massive Junagarh Fort built in the 16th Century, Drive to Karni Devi Temple in Deshnoke. Thousands of rats are spoiled here by the faithful with candy and cereal.
Drive through the middle of the desert of Thar. The Thar Desert route to Jaisalmer. Jaislamer is built on a mountain and also surrounded with high walls which protected the city from all the assaults by gone centuries.
Day to explore the city. The most impressiveis the Patwonki-Haveli which is an interesting piece of Architecture and is the most important among the havelis in Jaisalmer. The visit to this city is not complete without a camel ride in the desert.
Explore Jodhpur at your own pace. There are several tourist attractions here 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.
Narlai is surrounded by Aravalli hills; It is situated in an ancient dwelling, at the foot of a hill, dotted with caves and temples. Jeep Safari into nearby Forests where Deer, Leopards and Chitals can be spotted.
On the way a brief stop to visit the stunning 15th Century Jain Temple at Ranakpur and its Jain Temples of Adinath. After the visit continue your drive through the awesome landscape of the Mewar�s small hills. 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.
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.
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.
Drive to the land of India's most fascinating and culturally rich destination Jaipur. The town was built from the greatness and the legends of the desert.
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.
Drive to Agra via Fatehpur Sikri. Visit the Red Fort of Akbar, third of the Moghul Emperors.
Rise early to visit the beautiful white marble Taj Mahal at sunrise; built by the Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
In time transfer to the International Airport to board your flight for home/ onward journey.