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Ranakpur Jain Temples

Heritage Rajasthan with Taj Mahal

(Itinerary ID : TP99)
Package Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi / Jaipur / Bikaner / Camel Breeding Farm / Jaisalmer / Jodhpur / Ranakpur Jain Temples / Udaipur / Pushkar / Bharatpur - Keleodeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary / Fatehpur Sikri / Agra / Delhi
Starting Price : US$ 286 onwards per Person
Tour can be customized according to your specific requirements
Rajasthan is one destination of India that doesn't require an introduction. Being a desert state doesn't mean that Rajasthan's colour is just sandy, its colourful heritage and cultural variations bring out a multihued rainbow and a visit to Taj Mahal along with Rajasthan add a new dimension that will linger in your memories forever...

Detailed Itinerary

Day - 01 - Arrive New Delhi
Reception and transfer to Hotel. Overnight in hotel.

Day - 02 - In Delhi
After breakfast depart for sightseeing of New Delhi by private car with an English speaking guide to visit:-

» India Gate
» Humayun's Tomb
» Bahai Temple
» Qutab Minar
» Iron Pillar
» Rashtrapati Bhawan
» Central Secretariat Buildings
» The Parliament House
and a drive through the diplomatic enclaves to see the various High Commissions.

Return to hotel for lunch. After lunch depart for sightseeing of Old Delhi by the same car with an English speaking guide to visit:

» Ferozshah Kotla
» Rajghat
» Shanti Van
» Shakti Sthal
» Vir Bhumi
» Red Fort
» Jama Masjid
» Chandini Chowk
» Lakshmi Narayan Temple
Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day - 03 - Jaipur

After breakfast depart Delhi for Jaipur by private car with a good English speaking driver, arriving hotel by lunch time. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in hotel.

Day - 04 - In Jaipur
In Jaipur. After breakfast depart for an excursion to Amber Palace and Fort and enjoy a truly Indian Experience with an Elephant ride at the Palace like Maharajas and Maharani used to do. Return to hotel for lunch. After lunch depart for sightseeing of Jaipur city by the same car and guide to visit:

» The City Palace
» The Hawa Mahal
» The Astronomical Observatory
» The Museum
Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day - 05 - Bikaner

After breakfast depart Jaipur for Bikaner by the same car and driver, arriving hotel by lunch time. After lunch depart to enjoy seeing Camel Breeding Farm, where you will have an opportunity to drink the female camel milk. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day - 06 - In Bikaner
After breakfast depart for sightseeing of Bikaner city by the same car with an English speaking guide to visit:

» Junagarh Fort
» Lallgarh Palace
» Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum
» The Fort Museum.
Return to hotel for an early lunch. After lunch depart Bikaner for Jaisalmer by the same car and driver, arriving hotel in the evening. Overnight in hotel.

Day - 07 - In Jaisalmer
After breakfast depart for sightseeing of Jaisalmer city by the same car with an English speaking guide to visit:- Cenotaphs at Bada Bagh, Sonar Kila or Fort, Gadisagar Tank, Jain Temples, Patwon Ki Haveli, Ramdeora, Salim Singh Ki Haveli, Vyas Chattris and Lodurva. Return to hotel for lunch. After lunch depart to enjoy Sam, Sand Dunes at the Desert. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day - 08 - Jodhpur

After breakfast depart Jaisalmer for Jodhpur by the same car and driver, arriving hotel by lunch time. After lunch depart for sightseeing of Jodhpur city by the same car with an English speaking guide to visit:

» Mandore Garden
» Balsamand Lake Gardens
» Jodhpur Fort
» Royal Palaces
» Armoury
» Public Gardens
» Kunj Bihari
» Maha Mandir Temples. etc .
Return to hotel in the evening. Overnight in hotel.

Day - 09 - Udaipur
After breakfast depart Jodhpur for Udaipur, by the same car and driver, stopping enroute to visit the famous:

Ranakpur Jain Temples : Located 96 kms from Udaipur, this is one of the five main holy places of the Jains. Although over 500 years old, dedicated to Adinath, it has 29 halls, 80 domes and 1,444 pillars. What is interesting here is the fact that no two pillars are alike. Each of these pillars is covered with the most intricate carvings. Few places in Rajasthan can match the ambience of Ranakpur.

After seeing Ranakpur Temples, drive on to Udaipur passing through Eklingji Temple is where the family temple of the Maharanas of Udaipur is located . This is s complex which houses 108 temples and Nagda where the temples of Saas-Bahu and Adbhutji are to be seen. Continue drive to Udaipur, arriving hotel in the evening.

Overnight in hotel.

Day - 10 - In Udaipur
In Udaipur. After breakfast depart for sightseeing of Udaipur city by the same car with an English speaking guide to visit:- The City Palace Museum, Jagdish Temple, Sahelion Ki-Bari, Gulab Niwas Garden and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir.

Return to hotel for lunch.

After lunch depart to enjoy Motor Launch Ride on Lake Pichola with an English speaking guide.

MOTOR LAUNCH RIDE ON LAKE PICHOLA
Jag Niwas : Better known as Lake Palace, built on one of the islands of Lake Pichola, served as a summer residence of the former rulers. Jag Niwas is now a world famous hotel, called Lake Palace Hotel.

Jag Mandir Palace : Jag Mandir, also on an island of Lake Pichola, is said to have been built by Maharana Karan Singh as a retreat for his friend Prince Khurram, who later became Emperor Shah Jahan. The cupolas, a lofty dome, majestic palms, beautiful rooms with inlaid stone and paintings of the palace are worth seeing.

Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day - 11 - Pushkar
After breakfast depart Udaipur for Pushkar by the same car and driver, arriving hotel by lunch time. After lunch depart for sightseeing of Pushkar by the same car with an English speaking guide to visit:

» Pushkar Lake
» Brahma Ji Temple
» Savitri & Gayatri Temple, etc.
Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day - 12 - Bharatpur
After breakfast depart Pushkar for Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary by the same car and driver, arriving Bharatpur Forest Lodge by lunch time.

KEOLADEO GHANA NATIONAL PARK
The first wildlife park on the Golden Triangle of tourism is Keoladeo, 55 Kms from Agra. The rich aquatic plant and animal life in the shallow, fresh-water marsh of Bharatpur has been attracting resident and migratory aquatic birds in thousands since times immemorial. For the number and variety of birds to be seen, Keoladeo is matchless. The prominent fauna : Egrets, Darters, Cormorants, Grey herons, Storks, Pheasant- tailed and bronze-winged jacanas, Greylag geese, Siberian cranes during winter. Also Nilgai, Chital, Sambar, Black bucks and Pythons.

In the national park, you can enjoy cycle-rickshaw ride or can go for a boat ride to enjoy birds watching.

Return to Lodge for overnight stay.

Day - 13 - Agra
After breakfast depart Bharapur for Agra, by the same car and driver, stopping enroute to see the deserted city of Akbar, known as:

FATEHPUR SIKRI
Designed by King Akbar as his capital, the city was lived-in for only a very few years - between 1570 and 1586. It is a beautiful architectural city built of red sand stone, which is now deserted. Today, this complex of palaces is a beautifully preserved -ghost city.

After seeing Fatehpur Sikri drive on to Agra, arriving hotel before lunch. After lunch depart for sightseeing of Agra city by the same car with an English speaking guide to visit:

» Taj Mahal
» Agra Fort
» Tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daulah
Return to hotel for overnight stay.

Day - 14 - Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast depart Agra for Delhi by the same car and driver, stopping enroute to visit:

SIKANDRA

The historic monument of great beauty, the tomb of King Akbar. This majestic mausoleum built in 1613 combines Muslim and Hindu architectural styles.

After seeing Sikandra, drive on to Delhi, arriving hotel in the afternoon. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in hotel.

Day - 15 - Delhi
Today our representataive will transfer to International Airport for taking onward flight to next destination.

Price Details

Note :
  • The actual tour cost will depend on the type of accommodation taken, eg: 5 Star Deluxe, 5 Star, 4 Star, 3 Star or below
Package Includes :
  • 14 nights accommodation on twin/double sharing including Full American breakfast.
  • Airport transfers with assistance by an Air-conditioned Car/Toyota Qualis.
  • Sightseeing tour and excursion trips as per the detailed itinerary.
  • Transport services from arrival at the airport till departure by an Air-conditioned car.
  • Elephant ride at Amber Fort in Jaipur, Regular Motor Launch ride on Lake Pichola in Udaipur and Cycle Rickshaw ride at Ghana Bird Sanctuary, .
  • Services of an English Speaking Local Guide.
  • All currently applicable taxes related to hotel and transportation.
Package Does Not Include :
  • Entrance fees to visit the Monuments.
  • Any other expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, telephone calls and lunch/dinner which is not mentioned above.
  • Any tips to drivers, hotel staff, any meals apart from the ones mentioned above.
  • Any other tax or service charge that could be enforced during this period will be extra and need to borne by your goodself.

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