Rajasthan Culture & Heritage Tour

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Destination : Delhi – Agra –Ranthambore – Jaipur- Pushkar – Jodhpur – Jaisalmer – Manwar Camp – Luni/RohetGrah – Udaipur – Delhi
Duration : 22 Days / 21 Nights

India is a synonym of diversity and possesses the rich heritage. The perfect amalgam of religions, customs, languages and traditions is reflected in the thriving heritage of the nation. The country is a treasury of art, philosophy, architecture, classic dances, flora, fauna, music and much more. The heritage sites of one of the oldest civilizations make it a must visit place for avid travelers.

Day 01 –Arrival in Delhi
On Arrival, our executive will greet you at the airport. He will transfer you to the hotel. Check-in the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Delhi – The remarkable Indian Capital was architecturally designed by the British architect Edwin Lutyens and was named after him. It has a pleasant contrast to the twisted streets of Old Delhi. Enriched with history and culture, the impressive avenues and imperial buildings of New Delhi are included in the list of attractions. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 02: Heritage and Food – Walking Tour in Delhi
After breakfast, get ready for Delhi Walking tour and Rickshaw ride at Old Delhi.
Enjoy The walking tour though Old Delhi is a great way to discover the sights of the old city at a leisurely pace. Hire a rickshaw, easily available all across Old Delhi and ride through the narrow, winding lanes of ChandiniChowk, enjoying views of the Red Fort, Jama Masjid and the ancient architecture displayed on old buildings.The rickshaw tour is a great way to discover a different aspect of Delhi and experience the energy of the city.Stay overnight in the hotel.

Explore the streets of Old Delhi and learn about the culture of one of the world’s oldest civilizations. You will gain insight into the local lifestyle, as your guide shares stories of ancient and modern times. Visit the Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India.
Later, back to hotel. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 03 : Delhi Sightseeing
09:00 Hrs–After breakfast , proceed to Delhi sightseeing inclusive of Parliament Buildings, India Gate and QutubMinar.
The India Gateis an imposing 42-metre-high stone arch and a war memorial that commemorates the glorious sacrifice of Indian soldiers perished in the First World War and the 1919 Afghan War. Located astride the Rajpath, the monument and its sprawling gardens are thronged by people all around the world.
After lunch, Visit to Craft Museum and Qutub Minar

Crafts Museum – (Entry: 9:30 to 17:00, Monday closed) Located opposite to the PragatiMaidan, Crafts Museum, New Delhi is one of the most important museums and art galleries in India. This craft museum houses various things related to antiquity of the western origin. Visitors from all over the world frequent this museum during their tip to New Delhi. This is a must visit destination in this capital city. It displays beautiful handicrafts and mementos that date back to antiquity.

The QutubMinaris a towering 73 meter high tower built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibak in 1193. The tower was built to celebrate Muslim dominance in Delhi after the defeat of Delhi’s last Hindu ruler. The first three storeys of the QutubMinar are made of red sandstone and the last two are made of marble and sandstone.

Later eveningback to hotel. Overnight stay in Hotel

Day 04 – Delhi – Agra
After breakfast get set for Agra Via Yamuna Express way (3 hrs drive to Agra) .
On Arrival Check-in hotel an after fresh n upand visit The TajMahal is an integrated complex of structures that include a white marble mausoleum containing the tombs of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (1592 – 1666) and his third wife MumtazMahal (1593-1631). The Mughal dynasty built many mausoleums in the Indian subcontinent but the TajMahal is undoubtedly the finest. The mausoleum is built entirely of white marble, set on a high base or plinth which includes four tall minarets, one on each corner.

On either side of the tomb are a mosque and a guest house, while the tomb faces a garden laid out in the “charbagh” style, with a central walkway with fountains and viewing platforms with green spaces and trees on either side. The entrance to the complex is through a grand ornamental gateway, inscribed with Quranic inscriptions and the calligrapher line “O Soul, thou art at rest. Return to the Lord at peace with Him, and He at peace with you.
Later back to hotel. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 05 – Agra
After breakfast, get ready for another Agra Guided tour inclusive of Agra Fort, Sheroes hangout and Bear rescue center (SOS).
Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Agra, India. The fort is also known as LalQila, Fort Rouge and Red Fort of Agra. It is about 2.5 km northwest of its much more famous sister monument, the TajMahal. The fort can be more accurately described as a walled palatial city. Agra Fort built by Akbar in Red Sandstone when he was through with the consolidation of his power after accession to power in 1654, Agra Fort worked both as a military strategic point as well as the royal residence.
The Sheroes, here are women who have fought to survive after receiving a debilitating blow to their appearance and self-esteem by some members of the society. These women are on the way to becoming true fighters, who have the courage to live, work and walk in the midst of the society and force the society to reevaluate its norms about beauty and appearance. Unlike any other café or a general restaurant, this one is going to be solely run by the acid attack survivors. These acid attack survivors come from various backgrounds and diverse level of competences.

Wildlife SOS was established in 1995 by a small group of individuals inspired to start a movement and make lasting change to protect and conserve India’s natural heritage, forest and wildlife wealth. Today, the organisation has evolved to actively work towards protecting Indian wildlife, conserving habitat, studying biodiversity, conducting research and creating alternative and sustainable livelihoods for erstwhile poacher communities or those communities that depend on wildlife for sustenance.
Later back to hotel, overnight stay in hotel..

Day 06- Agra – Ranthambore Via Fatehpur Sikri
Start your day with breakfast and get set for enjoyable drive towards the pink city, Jaipur. On the way visit Fatehpursikri also called as ghost city. On arrival check into the Jaipur hotel.
Fatehpur Sikri is a small city in northern India, just west of Agra, founded by a 16th-century Mughal emperor. Red sandstone buildings cluster at its center. BulandDarwaza gate is the entrance to Jama Masjid mosque. Nearby is the marble Tomb of SalimChishti. Diwan-E-Khas hall has a carved central pillar. JodhaBais Palace is a mix of Hindu and Mughal styles, next to the 5-story PanchMahal that overlooks the site.
BulandDarwaza: It ranks among the important monuments in the place. This enormous gateway has a height of 54 meters and is largest gateway in the world. It was made in the year 1575 to celebrate Emperor Akbar’s success in conquering Gujarat and is a fine blend of Persian and Mughal architecture.
Panch Mahal: The PanchMahal ranks among the most fascinating buildings in FatehpurSikri. It is a five storey building which was meant to be the shelter of the royal ladies and mistresses.
Tomb of SalimChisti: The tomb of renowned Sufi saint SalimChisti is located here. The tomb is well known for its delicate carvings and draws hundreds of pilgrims.
Continue drive to Ranthambore. On arrival in Ranthambore Check-in hotel and overnight stay inhotel.

Day 07–Ranthambore(Evening Safari)
Morning at Leisure …

After lunch, get ready for evening Jeep Safari:
During these safari, one can enjoy being in the open grasslands of forest areas and remains of monuments within the park. The safaris provide ample opportunities of interesting wildlife viewing. On a safari, you can see a tiger hunting deer, basking in sun at the ruins of Ranthambore Fort, drinking water from the water holes or lakes. You can also get the glimpse of the Royal Bengal tigers taking care of their young ones. The safaris can make your tour memorable.
Later evening back to hotel overnight stay in Ranthambore.

Day : 08 –Ranthambore ( Morning Safari)
Wake up early in the morning and get set for jungle safari by Jeep. The thrilling trip will be quite adventurous and chilling experience for you. In the afternoon again enjoy game viewing and return to the hotel.

Ranthambore one of the largest and well-known national parks of India. This park boasts of being home to a large population of the big cats. Other wildlife species that you can spot during your safaris are Indian wild boar, Sambar deer, Hulman, Spotteddeer and many more.
Jungle Safari is considered as the best way to watch wildlife in Ranthambore. The vehicles carrying groups of tourists must be accompanied by a trained and expert guide are permitted to enter the park. There is a fixed track for the jeep and canter safari within the appointed time. At a time only 16 vehicles are allowed into the park for free movement and better possibility of sighting.
During these safari, one can enjoy being in the open grasslands of forest areas and remains of monuments within the park. The safaris provide ample opportunities of interesting wildlife viewing. On a safari, you can see a tiger hunting deer, basking in sun at the ruins of Ranthambore Fort, drinking water from the water holes or lakes. You can also get the glimpse of the Royal Bengal tigers taking care of their young ones. The safaris can make your tour memorable.
Half Day for rest or Own activities
Enjoy your dinner and Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day :09 – Ranthambore – Jaipur
First half for rest or own activities
After lunch, drive to Jaipur. ( 3hrs drive )
Jaipur is the largest city in Rajasthan and was built in the eighteenth century by Sawai Jai Singh as India’s first planned city. Jaipur is a major tourist attraction amongst Indian as well as international travellers. It belongs to the tourist Golden Triangle of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. It hosts several attractions like the City Palace, GovindDevji Temple, VidhanSabha, Birla Temple, several massive Rajput forts and so on. It also serves as a stepping stone for travelers heading to the desert cities of Jodhpur and Jaisalmer.

Overnight at Hotel in Jaipur.

Day 10 – Jaipur
Start your day with a healthy breakfast and get set for an enjoyable Guide tour of Jaipur inclusive of Amber fort, Palace of Winds.
Amber Fort, also known as Amer Fort is one of the best tourist destinations not just in Jaipur City but the whole of Rajasthan. Amer and the Jaigarh Fort are regarded as a single structure and a subterranean passage connects the two forts. It is believed that the passage was used to escape at times of war or enemy attacks. It is located on CheelKaTeela on Aravalli hills. The fort was built by Raja Man Singh I, one of the Navratnas of Emperor Akbar.
The City Palace is a palace complex, situated in the core of the Pink City Jaipur. The beautiful complex comprising numerous edifices, vast courtyards and attractive gardens, is a souvenir of the majestic history. The Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal are some of the significant structures in the complex.Later back to hotel.Overnight stay.

Day 11 – Jaipur – Shopping tour
Shopping in Jaipur is considered to be one of the most fulfilling past times in the world. This is because Jaipur is a rich repertoire of rare and unique products.
The Bazaars of Jaipur are well known the world over for precious and semi-precious stones. Some of the best gems in the world are cut and polished here and sent to many corners of the world.
Visit block printing factory (Anokhi )in Jaipur where they can makeoutfit afterword.
Optional Visit at 1135 AD Restaurant- The setting of 1135AD gives a feel of royalty the moment you enter it & the picturesque view from the top is absolutely enthralling & mind blowing.Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day :12 – Jaipur to Pushkar
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive Pushkar
Journey to Pushkar is considered the ultimate pilgrimage as it is said that after visiting four spiritual places in the country, Pushkar has to be visited to attain deliverance. Spiritual importance apart, Pushkar offers feast for your eyes and spirit to your minds with its stunning natural beauty and various attractions.
Evening walking tour will take you through a unique spiritual trail that highlights four significant religions of diverse India. Witness the ceremonies performed by the priests that have a great historical significance. Visit the Brahma Temple which is one amongst a handful that exist in today’s world.
Visit Pushkar’s most famous temple-the Brahma Temple. Said to be created as the result of a curse by Brahma’s consort, Saraswati, the temple is marked by a red spire. Engraved over the entrance gateway is the symbol of Brahma-a goose. This spiritual trail also includes a visit to a famous temple built with a blend of Rajput and Tamil architecture, the performance of a ceremony which pays homage to forefathers at the holy Pushkar Lake along with the performance of the traditional Indian fire ritual called ‘Havan’.

In The evening Enjoy Kalbeliya dance is a form of dance which performed with instruments and fast speed songs. It is generally perfoemed in black dress. rajasthanikalbeliya dance, kalbeliya dance artist, kalbeliya gypsy dance, kalbeliyanritya.

Later back to hotel. Overnight stay in Pushkar

Day 13 – Pushkar – Jodhpur

Morning at Leisure.
AfterLunch check out and transfer to Jodhpur. On arrival check-in to your hotel.Overnight stay at Jodhpur.

Day for rest or Own activities.
Jodhpur– or the ‘Blue City’ known for its indigo-painted houses to keep them cool in summer revolves around the history of the Rathore clan. RaoJodha, on whom the city is named, founded the city in 1459 which was previously known as Marwar. The clan traces its lineage to Lord Rama, hero of the ancient Hindu epic the Ramayana. Under the reign of Maharaja Umed Singh, Jodhpur grew into a modern city with a rich cultural heritage.
Overnight stay.

Day 14 – Jodhpur
After breakfast, half for Jodhpur guided tour inclusive of MehrangarhFort.
During the British Raj, the state of Jodhpur was the largest in Rajputana, by land area and its merchants, the Marwaris, flourished. After Independence, the state merged into the union of India and Jodhpur became the second biggest city of Rajasthan set at the edge of the Thar Desert. This imperial city echoes with tales of antiquity in the emptiness of the desert.
MehrangarhFort – The fort was built by RaoJodha in 1459 when he transferred his capital from Mandore. Subsequently more additions were made by the other rulers of Jodhpur with passing time. The marks of cannon balls from the past skirmishes are still prominent on the second gate of the fortress. The palm imprints that are smeared with vermilion paste and paper-thin silver foil on a gateway leading to the funeral pyre site, reminds the tourists of the princesses and the queens who committed self-immolation or Jawhar for the sake of their consorts.
Afternoon , Free for Relax.
Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 15 – Jodhpur – Jaisalmer
After breakfast checkout from the hotel and drive to Jaisalmer.
Jaisalmer is a former medieval trading center and a princely state in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, in the heart of the Thar Desert. Known as the “Golden City,” it’s distinguished by its yellow sandstone architecture. Dominating the skyline is Jaisalmer Fort, a sprawling hilltop citadel buttressed by 99 bastions. Behind its massive walls stand the ornate Maharaja’s Palace and intricately carved Jain temples.

After lunch, get ready forVisit :-
Jaisalmef fort -The most famous landmark in the city, Jaisalmer Fort is one of the largest forts in the world. Built in 1156 AD, the fort is also popularly known as Sonar Qila. Unlike other forts in the country, Jaisalmer Fort is a massive fort with a museum, shops, hotels, houses and eateries housed within. One of the biggest tourist attractions of the city, it is also a delight for photographers.

Day 16 – Jaisalmer
Day at leisure or own activities.
Day 17 – Jaisalmer – Manwar Camp ( 3 hrs drive ) (Overnight)
After breakfast,drive to manwar Camp.( 3hrs drive) later in the evening jeep safari in to desert and village walk.

Later in the evening Gala Dinner at dunes within the camp with cultural dance.

Activities in Manwar Camp – A highlight of the Manvar desert experience – an adventurous drive in rugged four wheel jeeps where one will scramble and climb over dunes and higher crests. As small convoy vehicles track up and down the dunes, invariably getting stuck, part of the fun is ‘digging out’ and enjoying the soft sand under your feet before you are back in the car and off again.Desert excursion, village walk.
Village walk -The unique facets of Rajasthan -The concept of village walks is an old one at Manvar. The family believes that too many people have migrated from the village to the cities in search of a better future and something needs to be done to sustain the simple, wholesome lifestyle of the village. The village walk is a small step in that direction. It not only instills a sense of pride in the village folk but also encourages them to preserve, maintain and showcase their culture and way of life.

Day 18 – Manwar Camp–Luni/RohetGarh fort
After breakfast checkout, camel ride around the manwar camp and later drive to Luni (2hrs Drive).
Camel Safari:-Camel Safaris are certainly the ideal way to spend time exploring the rustic and royal Rajasthan, which includes the sandy fields, small dunes and mesmerizing sunrises and sunsets. Camel Safari is an adventure, which takes you through the golden sands of the vast Deserts providing the glimpse of the desert lifestyle through remote villages.
Luni is a small charming village that is found just a half an hour drive (35 kilometers) from Jodhpur. Luni has the most striking sight called Fort Chanwa, a testimony to the refined Indian architecture. KavirajMuraridanji was built by KavirajMuraridanji in red sandstone. It is designed with traditional paintings and the immaculate carvings that keep the spirit of the bygone era alive. The fort, now converted into a massive hotel, Maharaja DalipSinghji and his wife Rani Madhu have kept the appeal intact.

Rohet Garh, also known as the ‘Evergreen Oasis in the Desert’- A classic heritage structure, nurtured with love and care, the RohetGarh fort is a major landmark in the city of Jodhpur. Offering residence to the royal family of the Rathores since the 16th century, the RohetGarh has now been converted into a heritage hotel.

In addition to all these, you can interact with local people of Rohetgarh and know about their traditions and culture. You can enjoy the sight of the village artisans at work creating pottery, woven handicrafts and leather articles and also view the ceremonies of the people. Activities which can be enjoyed by the guest are jeep safari, horse safaris and camel safaris. Overnight stay in Luni Fort / RohetGrah Fort.

Day 19 – Luni/ Rohet – Udaipur via Ranakpur
After breakfast transfer to Udaipur. En-route visit RanakpurChaumukha Temple built in 1439. This marble temple has 29 halls supported by 1444 pillars. On arrival check-in to your hotel.
Ranakpur Temple is a beautiful structure carved in stone. Renowned for its fabulous architectural style, Ranakpur temple is situated in Ranakpur village that falls under Pali district of Rajasthan. For the followers of Jainism, Ranakpur temples are of great importance, as they make one of the five major pilgrimage sites. One can easily reach Ranakpur Temple from anywhere in Rajasthan. However, the nearest airport and railway station is made by the city of Udaipur. Acclaimed worldwide for its brilliant architecture, Ranakpur Temple is the largest and the most significant temples of the Jains.
In the evening take a breath taking boat ride over the picturesque Lake Pichola (optional) to admire the royal buildings around the Lake and enjoy the scenic sunset view.
Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of Rajasthan, India. Located in the heart of the city, Pichola Lake is the oldest and one of the largest lakes of Udaipur. In 1362, the beautiful lake was built by PichhuBanjara during the ruling period of MaharanaLakha. Talking about the dimensions of Pichhola Lake, it is extended to 3 miles in length, 2 miles in width and has depth of 30 feet. Overnight stay at Udaipur.

Day 20 – Udaipur
After breakfast get ready for another guided tour of Udaipur inclusive of city Palace ,Sahelion-KI-Bari – Queen’s resort for their friends.

City Palace – A palace complex built by MaharanaUdai Singh, the City Palace is grandeur personified. A conglomeration of several buildings with towers, balconies and cupolas built all over, the City Palace also houses a crystal gallery, which boasts of royal artifacts and the world’s largest private collection of crystal. It is one of Rajasthan’s largest palaces and offers splendid views of Lake Pichola.

Option : 01

  1. Udaipur – Delhi by Flight , Overnight in Delhi.
    Option : 01
  2. Udaipur – Mumbai Flight, Overnight in Mumbai.

Day 21 – Departure to airport

Hotels :
Delhi : 3 Niguts at The Claridges (We can try for Taj Mahal also)

Agra : 2 Nights at Taj Gateway / The Trident Taj Facing rooms at Taj Gateway

Ranthambore : 3 Nights at Dev Vilas A TOFT Hotel

Jaipur : 3 Nights at ITC Rajputana / Alsisar Haveli Executive Club room at Rajputana

Pushkar : 1 Night at Taj Gateway We have an option to stay at The PushkarBagh , village theme Hotel , Tented accommodation is also possible

Jodhpur : 2 Nights at Taj Hari Mahal We have an option to stay at AjitBhawan Palace , a real Heritage Hotel

Jaisalmer : 2 + 1 Nights at Hotel Jaisalkot / Manwar Camp One night accommodation at Manwar Camp.
Luni / Rohetgarh 1 Fort ChanwaLuni / Rohetgarh Fort A Fort , convertible into a Hotel.

Tour cost is inclusive of :

  • 21 nights hotel accommodation on twin sharing basis.
  • Daily Breakfast.
  • Daily Dinner ( combination of at Hotel / Restaurant )
  • Lunch during long distance journeys. ( Agra / Ranthambore ) ( Jodhpur / Jaisalmer ) ( Luni-Rohet / Udaipur )
  • All meals in Ramthambore.
  • Transport by Air Conditioned Bus ( according to group members ) ( High back seats ).
  • Camera fees.
  • All entrances at monuments.
  • Tips / Gratuities at all the places / guides / drivers and naturalist.
  • Visit to Craft Museum in Delhi.
  • Food and Heritage walk in Delhi.
  • Rickshaw ride in Delhi.
  • Visit to Sheroz Hang-out in Agra.
  • Visit to Bear rescue SOS in Agra.
  • Holi Celebration in Agra.
  • Two Jeep Safaris in Ranthambore.
  • Visit to Block Printing Factory in Jaipur.
  • Dinner at 1135 AD restaurant in Jaipur.
  • Visit to Local Bazaar for Shopping in Jaipur.
  • Kalbeliya Dance in Pushkar.
  • Walking tour in Pushkar.
  • Visit to Bisnoi Village.
  • Tea / Meal with Royal family in Jodhpur.
  • Camel ride in Jaisalmer.
  • Jeep Ride in Luni / Rohetgarh .
  • Visit to Ranakpur Jain Temples ( Luni-Rohet to Udaipur )
  • Boat ride in Udaipur.
  • Services of Tour Manager / Escort for whole tour.
  • All taxes
  • AT Manwar Camp , Theme Lunch + Theme Dinner ( at Dunes with-in camp ) + Cultural Dance performance + Jeep Safari + Village walk + Camel Ride – @ AUD 200 pp
  • Three nights at Ranthambore can be optional – Rates can be reduced by AUD 850 pp
  • Domestic air tickets ( Udaipur / Delhi is not included )
  • Udaipur : 2 Nights at The Trident / Shiv Niwas Palace Trident belongs to Oberoi , and Shiv Niwas is a Heritage Hotel.
  • Delhi : 1 Night at The Claridges / TajMahal Hotel