Historical Tour Rajasthan
Historical Tour Rajasthan
Destinations : Delhi - Mathura - Vrindaban - Agra - Jaipur - Pushkar - Ranthambhore - Kota - Bundi - Bijaipur - Chittaurgarh - Udaipur - Kumbhalgarh - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Mandawa - Delhi.
Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur
Breakfast at hotel and proceed for jaipur, on the way visit fatehpur sikri-The deserted, red sandstone city, emperor akbar built that as his capital and palace in the late 16th century. Also visit the bulund darwaza, the largest gateway in the world. Arrival jaipur check in at hotel. overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast Proceed for excursion to amber fort in the outskirts of jaipur. Elephant ride ascent to the fort. Amber fort- amber is the classic romantic rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by man singh i in 1592, and completed by his descendent jai singh i. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of mughal and hindu styles finds its ultimate expression. Visit City palace - a delightful blend of mughal and traditional rajasthani architecture. Visit Jantar mantar - this is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by jai singh ii in different parts of the country. visit Hawa mahal - the ornamental facade of this "palace of winds" is a prominent landmark in jaipur. Its five-storey structure of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and window, Built in 1799 by pratap singh and visit albert hall. Overnight at the hotel.
Jaipur - Pushkar
Morning after breakfast leave for pushkar.check in at hotel afternoon short city tour of pushkar visiting "brahma temple" -the only temple in world. As per hindu mythology brahma is creator of world. Also visit famous pushkar cattle ground near Pushkar Lake where famous cattle fare is organized every year in November.
Ranthambhore - Kota
Early morning ranthambhor national park safari and drive to Kota-known for its kota sarees and also for a miniature school of art which specialized in hunting scenes. Today visit the city palace and fort - on the banks of the chambal river, Jagmandir - in the island in kishore sagar lake was built by one of the queens of kota, govt. Museum and the famous gardens of chambal and chatter bilas. Overnight at the kota.
Kota - Bundi - Bijaipur
After brea visit bundi for sightseeing of fort, and raniji ki baori stepwell. Continue to rajmahal, a 300-year-old palace with the village named after it. The palace overlooks the river below, then after drive to bijaipur-the forests here have tiger and leopard, but even did little to deter the maratha and mughal armies who caped and waged battle in its vicinity, making bijaipur of strategic importance.overnight at the bijaipur castle. Kota - Bundi - Bijaipur.
After brea visit bundi for sightseeing of fort, and raniji ki baori stepwell. Continue to rajmahal, a 300-year-old palace with the village named after it. The palace overlooks the river below, then after drive to bijaipur-the forests here have tiger and leopard, but even did little to deter the maratha and mughal armies who caped and waged battle in its vicinity, making bijaipur of strategic importance.overnight at the bijaipur castle.
After breakfast visit mehran garh, jaswant thada, umaid bhawan palace. This afternoon you can enjoy a jeep safari to a bishnoi village - s memorable outing in jeeps visit various traditional village seeing local handicrafts viz shoe makers, pottery hand weaving and also men in their traditional attire, women clad with ancestral silver jewellery, en-route watch and photograph wildlife black buck, chinkaras, peacock etc. Freely moving in abundance protected by "bishnois" protectors of wildlife and tree. Overnight at the hotel.
Jaisalmer - Bikaner
Drive to bikaner, on the way visit gajner palace and on arrival, check-in at the hotel. later visit lalgarh palace and the junagarh fort, built in 1593 ad by raj rai singh, one of the best in rajasthan. It comprises of 37 palaces with pavilions, mosaic courtyards, carved balconies, kiosks and windows dotted all over the structure and discovering the crafts associated with camel hides, as well as brilliantly dyed fabrics. The snacks produced in bikaner are immensely popular. Overnight at the hotel.
Bikaner - Mandawa
After breakfast, proceed to mandawa located in the shekawati region of north - west rajasthan. On arrival mandawa check in at hotel. later tour of mukandgarh fort, nawalgarh fort, dundlod havelies (houses of rich business community) known as marwaris, famous for paintings & frescos. Overnight at the hotel.