Fort & Palaces Trail Tour

Fort & Palaces Trail Tour

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Destination Covered:

Delhi - Samode - Jaipur - Pushkar - Khimsar - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Chittaurgarh - Kota - Bundi - Sawai Madhopur - Agra - Delhi

Duration:
17 Nights / 18 Days
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Tour Information & Highlights
Rajasthan the land of amazing legends of heroism and romance still resound from its amazing architecture that still stands to narrate its tale of a bygone era. There is certain magic about traveling through this wonderland, which is unequalled for its heritage, culture, safaris, sand dunes and lush green forests with its wildlife.
Day 01 - Arrive Delhi
On arrival meet with our representative and after a warm welcome proceed to the pre- booked hotel for night stay.
Day 02 - Delhi Sightseeing
The morning starts with a combined guided visit to the Old and New Delhi. Chandni Chowk, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, Humayun's Tomb, Jama Masjid, India Gate,President's Palace, Qutab Minar are the attractions for the day.
Day 03 - Delhi - Samode (264 km/05hours)
Head to the beautiful Samode in Rajasthan. On arrival at Samode check into one of the best Heritage hotels in the country Time free to enjoy the beautiful place.
Day 04 - Jaipur Sightseeing
Start the day with an Elephant ride at Amber Fort. After visiting the fort you'll drive to the pink city of Jaipur. Enjoy a visit to Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) and City Palace museum. Time free to explore the colourful and crowded markets.
Day 05 - Samode - Pushkar (190 kms /04 hrs)
After breakfast in the hotel leave to the holy city of Pushkar Visit Pushkar Lake and temples near the lake.

Later visit the Dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Mainuddin Chishti and Adhai Din Ka Jhopra, at Ajmer. Night stay at Pushkar.
Day 06 - Pushkar-Khimsar (235 kms/05hrs)
Drive to Khimsar this morning. On arrival check into the magnificent Khimsar Fort hotel. The place is perched on the edge of the Great Thar Desert. Turrets remind of the glorious past. Hundreds of years of turrets remind of the glorious past. Hundreds of years of history unfolds as you glance at its battle-scarred walls and stroll down its ramparts. Also visit 10th century Nagaur Fort.
Day 07 - Khimsar-Jaisalmer (320kms /06 hrs)
Head for Jaisalmer where you check in at another magnificent palace hotel in the Deserts. Much has been written about Jaisalmer but nothing can prepare the visitor for the sheer magic and brilliance of this desert city.

The fort of Jaisalmer stands almost 100 meters over the city and also houses an entire living area within its huge ramparts.
Day 08 - Jaisalmer
Enjoy visit to beautifully carved old havelies and mansions in the city. Few of the best havelies which we visit are, Patwaon ki Haveli, Nathmalji Ki Haveli and Salim Singhji Ki Haveli. Built during 18th and 19th centuries, the carving in the havelies of Jaisalmer is of very superior quality.

No visit to Jaisalmer is complete without a sunset camel safari tour to picturesque Sam Sand Dunes where the numerous musicians and folk dancer tour to picturesque Sam Sand Dunes where the numerous musicians and folk dancers are a delight for the photographers.
Day 09 - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur (310 kms/06hrs)
Drive to Jodhpur this morning. After hotel check in visit the invincible Mehrangarh Fort and the graceful marble Cenotaph Jaswant Thada which was built in 1899.
Day 10 - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur (275kms / 05hrs)
This morning depart for the romantic city of Udaipur, stopping en route at Ranakpur to visit beautifully sculpted Jain temples.

Later proceed to Udaipur where stay will be at a beautiful hotel near the beautiful Lake Pichola. Leisurely evening and stay at the hotel.
Day 11 - Udaipur sightseeing
Start the morning tour of beautiful & romantic city of Udaipur with a boat ride on Lake Pichola. The sightseeing will include City Palace, which is approached through Tripolia Gate and has several carved balconies, arches and decorated pillars, Royal Garden of Maids and Jagdish temple (dedicated to Lord Jaganathji, the temple has imposing sculpted figures and heavily ornamented interiors).
Day 12 - Udaipur - Chittaurgarh (120 kms /03 hrs)
If any one fort of Rajasthan were to be singled out for its glorio us past and bravery tales of legendary heroes then it would be the ‘Fort of Chittaurgah’. Today morning we leave for Chittaurgarh and visit the fort spread over 700 acres on 180 meter high hill. Also visit Tower of Victory built in 1440 to mark the victory of Rana Kumbha.
Day 13 - Chittaurgarh - Kota-Bundi (140kms /03 hrs)
In the morning we drive to Bundi, en route stopping at Kota which is an interesting blend of the old and the new.

The fort at Kota, overlooking the mighty Chabal river is the main attraction. Head for Bundi and check into the hotel. Founded in 1342, the ancient city of Bundi is well-protected city of history. Interesting monuments including impressive medieval forts, palaces, havelies, temples with beautiful stone idols and chattris with carved pillars, along with a picturesque lake in the heart of the town, add to its charm.
Day 14 - Bundi - Sawai Madhopur (125Kms/03hrs)
Today morning after having visited many interesting historical cities, we head for Swai Madhopur which is a blend of history and wildlife adventure. Swai Madhopur is better known for Ranthambore National Park under “Project Tiger”. Founded in 11th Century the fort of Swai Madhopur is one of the oldest in Rajasthan. Enjoy evening safari into the jungle with the naturalist. All meals and stay at a jungle lodge.
Day 15 - Sawai Madhopur
Morning and evening jungle visits with the naturalist. All meals and stay at your jungle lodge.
Day 16 - Sawai Madhopur - Agra (265 kms /05hrs drive)
After breakfast leave for Agra city. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri.
On arrival at Agra check into the hotel and later visit Taj Mahal which is perhaps the most beautiful monument in the world built for ‘love’.
Day 17 - Agra-Delhi (204kms/04 hrs)
In the morning visit Agra Fort and Sikandra Fort and then drive back to Delhi for stay.
Day 18 - Leave Delhi
An escorted transfer to the International airport will be arranged as per your flight schedule.
 
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