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Raj to Rajasthan

  • Best time
  • October to March
  • Total Duration
  • 13 Days
  • Destinations Covered
  • Delhi – Shimla – Agra – Jaipur – Pushkar – Udaipur – Jodhpur
  • Hotel Category
  • Luxury, Heritage, Budget
  • Main Attraction
  • Delhi city, Shimla Hills, Toy Train ride, Taj Mahal, Elephant ride at Jaipur, Camel ride in Pushkar, Boat ride in Udaipur, Jain architecture temple, Fort & Palaces, Cuisine etc

Detailed Itinerary

Map

  • Days
  • Events
  • Day 01
  • Arrival Delhi
    Meet on arrival and transfer to the Hotel.
    Check in with traditional Indian Welcome at hotel.
    Our executive will be present at the hotel, before your arrival to fulfill all check-in formalities.
    The hotel will serve you a welcome drink – Rose, Lemon water or soft drinks.
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 02
  • Delhi
    After breakfast, Proceed for sightseeing of Delhi with our Guide, Experience the rickshaw ride in Old Delhi through very narrow streets namely - Balli Maran, Kinari Bazar - (Cloth market), Masale Wali Gali – (Spice Market) etc
    Rest of the time is free to explore Connaught Place
    Dinner at own choice of restaurant.
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 03
  • Delhi – Chandigarh – Shimla
    Departure transfer to the Railway Station 
    Depart to Chandigarh by Shatabdi Express Train to Chandigarh 
    Breakfast on board
    Meet on arrival and drive to Shimla, (105 KS) 
    Arrive Shimla and check in to hotel.
    After wash and change visit Mall road for sightseeing. 
    Shimla, the summer capital of British India. Now the capital of the state of Himachal Pradesh, it evokes a sense of nostalgia with its pretty gabled cottages, half-timbered buildings and old churches. 
    The imperial legacy is at its most vivid here, and legends of a colorful past still walk the streets; while the Mall is avid with elegant shops etc. 
    Dinner at your choice of restaurant
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 04
  • Shimla
    After breakfast, day at leisure at Shimla, or explore local area by walk, also you can visit- Vice regal Lodge is located at the top of Observatory Hills.
    Optional sightseeing of Narkanda Gold course or Fagu hills. 
    Dinner and overnight: Hotel
  • Day 05
  • Shimla – Delhi
    After breakfast, departure transfer to the Shimla Railway station to board the Toy train ride till Kanda Ghat - Kalka – Shimla toy train route opened by British Government in the year 1903. The distance of 96 KM between Shimla and Kalka passes through 102 tunnels and 87 bridges. There are more than 20 stations in this railway system which still uses the old Neals Token Instrument system for track interlocking. It connects Kalka (Lower Himalayas) situated at 656 Meters to Shimla at 2076 meter from mean sea level. 
    Arrive Kanda Ghat Railway station (After 02 Hrs) and drive continue to Kalka train station to board the Shatabdi Expres train
  • 1755 Hrs
  • Depart to Delhi
    Dinner on board
  • 2150 Hrs
  • Meet on arrival and transfer to the hotel
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 06
  • Delhi – Agra
    Bed tea and cookies  / breakfast at hotel
    Departure transfer to the Train station
  • 0605 Hrs
  • Depart by Shatabdi Express (Special Tourist Train) to Agra
    Breakfast on board
  • 0755 Hrs
  • Meet on arrival and proceed to the hotel for check in 
    After getting fresh, proceed for sightseeing of Red Fort Agra - After the First Battle of Panipat in 1526, Mughals captured the Red fort of Agra and seized a vast treasure, including the diamond later known as the Koh-i-Noor. 
    Akbar made it his capital and arrived in Agra in 1558.
    Rest of the  day at leisure, optional sightseeing of evening, you can explore Taj Mahal from the Back side, across Yamuna river called Mehtab Bagh
    Overnight: Hotel at Agra
  • Day 07
  • Agra – Jaipur (240 KS)
    Early morning visit Taj Mahal and enjoy the beauty of Taj Mahal at the time of Sun rise
    After breakfast at hotel drive to Fatehpur Sikri and visit fort of Fatehpur Sikri - the extraordinary city built by Akbar the Great, deserted 14 years later. 
    Optional buffet lunch at heritage hotel at Bharatpur. 
    Overnight: Hotel at Jaipur
  • Day 08
  • Jaipur
    After breakfast visit Amber Fort - the ancient capital of the Rajput Empire. It is a palace surrounded by majestic ramparts. Situated on a hillock, we will proceed to the fort from the parking area on elephant back. 
    After lunch, visit the grand City Palace, now a museum – the principal residence of the former ruling family, JantarMantar - the ancient Observatory, HawaMahal - the exotic Palace of the Winds & the picturesque ‘bazaars’ of the walled city.
    Overnight: Hotel at Jaipur
  • Day 09
  • Jaipur – Pushkar (145 KS)
    After breakfast, drive to Pushkar, is very holy city, old temple, lake in the desert and colorful life is sign of this small settlement, enjoy camel ride till sun set point and colorful culturally life of Pushkar
    Overnight: Heritage hotel at Pushkar
  • Day 10
  • Pushkar – Udaipur (286 Kms)
    After breakfast, drive to Udaipur, it is called Venice of the east
    Enjoy lunch at Heritage hotel
    Evening free time to explore old market of Udaipur of walk around Fateh Sagar Lake
    Overnight: Hotel at Udaipur
  • Day 11
  • Udaipur
    After breakfast, guided sightseeing of City palace (Palace of present King) other places, Udaipur is also famous for its Mewar School of miniature Paintings. Visit painting school 
    After lunch, enjoy boat ride at Lake Pichola with our guide
    Dinner at lake side restaurant
    Overnight: Hotel at Udaipur
  • Day 12
  • Udaipur -Jodhpur (250 KS)
    After breakfast, drive to Jodhpur
    En route visit Ranakpur - Marvel Jain Temple of Ranakpur - The 15th century Jain temple carved out of white marble, there are 1444 pillars in the temples and significantly none of them are similarly carved
    After lunch at local mid-way, drive continue to Jodhpur - is gateway of Thar Desert, this is also called “Blue City of the Thar desert”.  
    Walk around local market and also enjoy Tuk-Tuk ride back to the hotel
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 13
  • Jodhpur – Delhi – Home
    After breakfast, visit Meherangarh Fort - the majestic fort spread over a 125 Mts high hill is one of the most impressive & formidable in the whole of Rajasthan. Also visit Jaswant Ka Thada, its Royal funeral ground and memorial
    After lunch, departure transfers to the Airport of Jodhpur and fly to Delhi
    Meet on arrival and proceed for farewell dinner at nearby restaurant of International Airport 
    After farewell dinner, departure transfer to the International Airport of Delhi
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  • Suggestions:
  • Day excursion to Tlionia- a small handicraft village which is also the home of an NGO, Barefoot.