The itinerary ‘Rajputana Retreat’ will take you into the kingdom of Rajputana rulers who ruled the desert state of Rajasthan. The journey includes popular states such as Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Pushkar among others. Apart from Rajasthan, the journey includes visit to Agra, the erstwhile bastion of Mughal rulers. Read the itinerary given below for your kind perusal.
Day - 1 : Delhi
Upon your arrival in Delhi, you will be assisted in a smooth transfer from airport to your hotel. Later, enjoy sightseeing tour of Delhi that will include visits to Chandni Chowk, Red Fort and Humayun's Tomb.
Day - 2 : Delhi To Agra
Post breakfast, leave by road for Agra. On the way, halt at Sikandra, the famous tomb of Emperor Akbar. Upon arrival in Agra, check into the hotel. Thereafter, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Agra which includes visit to Agra Fort (built entirely out of red sandstone, this structure is a fine specimen of Mughal architecture). In the evening, visit the famous Taj Mahal, built by Emperor Shah Jahan as a shrine for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is considered to be the ultimate symbol of love with its marble domes and white minarets. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day - 3 : Agra To Jaipur
Post breakfast in the morning, leave by road for Jaipur. On the way, visit the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri built by Emperor Akbar. Within Fatehpur Sikri, lies the tomb of the great Sufi Saint Salim Chisti. It also houses the Panch Mahal and the Buland Darwaza, two fine specimens of Mughal architecture. Upon arrival in Jaipur, check into the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day - 4 : Jaipur
Post breakfast in the morning, embark on a full day sightseeing tour and visit the Hawa Mahal from where the royal women would discreetly observe the activities of the bustling bazaar below. Later, proceed towards Amber Fort via an elephant ride up the Fort's ramparts. In the evening, visit the City Palace Museum with its collection of wonderful costumes, fantastic armory and intricately carved weapons. Here you can also visit the Jantar Mantar Observatory built in 1728. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day - 5 : Jaipur To Jodhpur
Post breakfast in the morning, leave by road for Jodhpur, the second largest city of Rajasthan dominated by the massive Mehrangarh Fort. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel for check-in. In the evening, visit the Mehrangarh Fort and the Jaswant Thada, which is a royal cenotaph built in white marble.
Day - 6 : Jodhpur - Udaipur
Upon arrival in Udaipur, check into the hotel and spend rest of the day in leisure. In the evening, take a boat ride on Lake Pichola. Stay overnight at the hotel
Day - 7 : Udaipur
Post breakfast in the morning, proceed on a half-day sightseeing tour and explore the attractions such as City Palace which houses a collection of artifacts, sculptures and miniature paintings, Saheliyon ki Bari, a beautiful garden with fountains, and Jagdish Temple. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Day - 8 : Udaipur To Pushkar
Post breakfast in the morning, leave by road for the holy city of Ajmer. On arrival, you will be transferred to the Pushkar for hotel check-in. In the afternoon, visit Ajmer famous for the Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti. Later, return back to Pushkar for overnight stay in the hotel.
Day - 9 : Pushkar To Delhi
In the morning, enjoy the day at leisure till departure. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to the railway station to board the train for Delhi. Upon arrival on Delhi, the tour will conclude and you will be transferred to airport for onward journey.
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