RAJASTHAN
JEWELS OF RAJASTHAN
RAJASTHAN
India
10 Days

Rajasthan is India’s most popular destination and it’s easy to see why.

THE DESERT STATE OF RAJASTHAN IS THE LAST PLACE YOU WOULD ASSOCIATE WITH PALACES SHIMMERING ON IDYLLIC LAKES, ANCIENT FORTS OF STUNNING ARTISTRY, OR TEMPLES CARVED FROM WHITE MARBLE – BUT THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT YOU’LL FIND.

Against this architectural cyclorama are some of India’s most colourful people, including brightly turbaned men with expansive moustaches and women whose beauty is legendary.

Rajasthan is a dry area, so milk, curd, butter and cream are often used instead of water. Popular dishes therefore, are often braised in milk or a combination of milk and curd. Breads (chapatti, naan etc) are widely available.

Tour Highlights
  • OLD & NEW DELHI
  • THE IMMORTAL TAJ MAHAL
  • JAIPUR, JODHPUR AND UDAIPUR
Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    Rajasthan

  • When
    :

    LATE OCT-MID MAR

  • What
    :

    History and Nature

Itinerary

Upon arrival at Delhi Airport you
are met and transferred to your hotel. The
rest of the day is at leisure.

Discover Old and New Delhi today.
Visit the Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk,
Qutb Minar and the Gurudwara Bangla
Sahib Sikh Temple. You’ll also see the
India Gate, Parliament Buildings and the
President’s House. (B)

Drive south to Agra. In the
afternoon visit Agra Fort and continue to
the immortal Taj Mahal. If you wish, you
can stay for the sunset. (B)

Southwest of Agra are the ruins of
Akbar’s imperial capital at Fatehpur Sikri.
Stop for a visit and continue to Jaipur.
In the evening enjoy a stroll through the
night bazaar. (B)

This morning visit the flower and
vegetable markets and then continue
to Amber Fort. In the afternoon see the
Hawa Mahal, explore the excellent City
Palace Museum and visit Jantar Mantar
observatory. (B)

Drive to Jodhpur, often referred as
the ‘blue city’ of Rajasthan. (B)

Visit Meherengarh Fort, which
dominates the city. Later, there’s time to
explore the bazaar. (B)

Drive south to Udaipur, stopping
enroute to visit the white temple complex
at Ranakpur. (B)

In Udaipur visit the splendid City Palace, Jaqdish Temple and the gardens of Saheliyon-Ki-Bari. The afternoon is at
leisure. (B)

The morning is free in Udaipur.
Later, fly back to Delhi, where your tour
ends. (B)

Pricing and Inclusions
Prices
    PRICES FROM 2 PAX 3-4 PAX
    OCT – APR $2,608 $2,294
    MAY – SEP $2,049 $1,725
Flights

    $150

Information

    Nov – Feb » It’s peak season
    Oct & Mar » Still very pleasant
    Apr – Jun » Very hot
    Jul – Sep » Monsoon so best avoided

    LAAL MAAS: Meat with chillies
    SAFED MAAS: Chicken braised in a milk/
    cream gravy

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