The guests are received by our representative and transferred to the hotel. New Delhi, the capital city of India receives large influx of tourists throughout the year. The culture of this metropolitan city is influenced by modernity as well as traditions. There are plush shopping malls and at the same time old Delhi has small lanes and shops in bustling market of Chandni chowk. Delhi houses numerous historical monuments, minarets, forts and Mughal gardens. There are numerous restaurants where you can enjoy delectable food in local and global cuisines. Spend time at leisure. Get back k to the hotel for night stay.
After breakfast you can proceed to see Rajghat and Mahatma Gandhi museum, and move on driving around the massive Red Fort and visit historic Jama masjid, which is the one of the iconic and largest mosques in India with a courtyard having capacity to accommodate 25,000 people. The mosque was built by Emperor Shah Jahan. Saunter in vibrant streets of Chndni chowk which is a shoppers paradise where there are endless food carts, sweets shops and spice stalls. Get in the Air-conditioned car to visit Qutab Minar, Hamayuns Tomb, followed by India Gate and Laxmi Narayan temple. Later, you will be transferred to the railway-station to board Jaisalmer night train. Overnight sleep in the comfortable cabin of the train.
Enjoy the journey as the train reaches Jaisalmer situated in the Thar Desert around noon. Transfer to the hotel in air-conditioned car. Spend the afternoon at leisure sauntering in the narrow yet interesting bazaars in Jaiselmeir fort or you have the option of taking an exciting excursion into the yellow sand of the Sam desert and enjoy a thrilling camel safari. Jaisalmer also known as Golden City is a treasure house of ancient art, folk music, brilliant architecture, culture and tradition. Visit magnificent palaces, havelis and beautiful Jain temples, which will leave you mesmerized. You can get away from the main city and camp for night in the desert for get away from the bustling city and camp in the desert. Overnight stay is in Jaisalmer.
In the morning, visit ancient Jaisalmer Fort also known as Sonar Quila constructed in yellow sand stone. This makes its glow like it is made of gold, as the rays of sun fall on it. The palaces of Maharwars inside the fort exhibit beautiful ornamental designs and wooden carvings You will get to see amazing 5 storied Tazia Tower in this fort which reflects marvelous architectural skills of local craftsmen during the ancient era .Proceed to visit to Salim Ji Ki Haveli, which is also made of yellow sandstone with beautiful balconies designed in unique architectural style and intricate roof carvings, exquisitely carved pillars painted with striking ornaments of Gold and silver. Visit Patwon ki Haveli, which depicts exemplary architectural skills of ancient times. Check-out time from the hotel is 1200 hrs. In the afternoon stroll in the colorful bazaars or visit numerous Jain Temples. Late in the evening, you will be transferred to the railway station in order to board Jodhpur night train.
Arrive in Jodhpur and you will be transferred to the hotel. Jodhpur is popularly known as the Sun City or the Blue City. Cultural festivals and fairs are celebrated with full zeal by locals namely Gangaur, Teej, Nag Panchmi. Cuurently Jodhpur is a favorite theme wedding destination. After relaxing visit colossal Meherangarh fort perched on a low sandstone hillock..It has thick walls and houses numerous palaces with big courtyards and intricate carvings. See beautiful Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal also known as the Palace of Flowers. Visit beautiful Jaswant Thada, constructed out of thin and polished sheets of Marble. Your next tourist attraction is resplendent Umaid Public Gardens, the Government Museum and the Umaid Bhawan Museum, exhibiting endless collection of historical artifacts. Overnight stay in hotel in Jodhpur.
After breakfast in the morning, drive to Ranakpur Temples situated at a distance of 98 kms from Udaipur. Visit the beautiful ancient Jain Temples of Ranakpur namely popular Chamukha temple made of marble dedicated to Adinathji the first Tirthankara. If time allows, you can also visit the Surya Temple. Continue in the chauffeur driven car to reach Udaipur by road .Udaipur is popularly known as the City of Lakes. On arrival, you can check in the hotel. Stroll in the romantic environs of this Venice of the East and explore the bustling bazaars full of beautiful aretefcats, paintings and jewellery. Overnight stay is in hotel in Udaipur.
In the morning take sumptuous breakfast and embark for a city tour. Visit resplendent City Palace placed on the bank of Pichola Lake. The next tourist attraction is the Jagdish Temple built by Maharana Jagat Singh and exhibits brilliant Indo-Aryan architectural style is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. You will be taken on a thrilling drive around the scenic Fatehsagar Lake, built Maharana Fateh Singh. Move on to visit Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir situated near near Chetak Circle which is one of most renowned museums of Udaipur, displaying the dazzling collection of traditional articles of Rajasthan. The next stop will be at Sahelion ki Bari. Afternoon is at leisure for sauntering in the various bazaars and experimenting with authentic Rajasthani street food and sweets. Overnight stay is in hotel in Udaipur.
Check out the hotel at 1200 hrs after enjoying lavish breakfast.The full day is at leisure to unearth the beauty and romance of this beautiful city. You can opt to visit ancient Chittorgarh or Chittaurgarh and the famous Vijay Stambh (Tower of Victory) built in 1440 by Maharaja Kumbha in distinct Rajput style of architecture. It is a 9 storied edifice built of red sandstone and white marbles with a height of nearly 37 meters. Alsovisit Kirti Stambh (Tower of Fame) which is 22 meter high tower adorned with beautiful Jain sculptures from inside and outside and dedicated to Jain Tirthankara and Digamber. Later in the evening you will be transferred to Udaipur railway-station for boarding your Jaipur overnight train.
Arrive at Jaipur in the morning and you will be transferred to your hotel. Also known as the pink city, Jaipur is famous for captivating palaces exhibiting spectacular design and architecture. In the 18th century Prince of Wales had visited Jaipur and the entire city was painted in pink color and due to these pink buildings, the city is known as the Pink city. You will enjoy a full day tour of Jaipur. Drive to magnificent Amer fort also known as Amer Palace, constructed in red sand-stone and marble by Raja Man Singh. The main entrance gate is Surajpol having a fascinating architecture. Near the Ganesh Gate, there is a temple dedicated to the Goddess Sila Devi. See Diwan-e-Aam, Diwan-e-Khas, Sheesh Mahal and Sukh Niwas. You can opt to ascend the fort by walking up the steps or on an elephant's back or in jeeps. Next,Visit Maharaja City Palace, which is a royal palace with seven storey ,Jantar Mantar, the observatory, Hawa Mahal, Rose garden. Get back to the hotel for night stay
In the morning after breakfast you have an entire day free to explore Jaipur and stroll in the colourful bustling lanes of The Pink City. A tour of Jaipur is not complete without shopping. Jaipur is famous for colourful odhnis , Ghagras, cotton bed covers, carpets, attractive precious and semi-precious stones jewelry and various handicrafts made of wood, metals, etc along with beautiful silk paintings and unique miniatures Or optionally you can visit nearby famous temples of Galtaji which are Balaji temple, Sun Temple and Ramgopalji Temple and the sacred Galta Kund. Overnight stay is in hotel in Jaipur.
Early morning transfer to the railway-station to board for train to the next tourist destination namely, Agra. On your arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. Agra is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna is a major tourist destination of India. In the afternoon proceed for day tour of Agra. Visit the magnificent Taj Mahal one of the wonders of the world elegantly built with pure white marble by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his favorite beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Standing majestically, this breathtaking, beautiful monument is synonymous to romance and love. Visit Agra Fort, is an UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its superb architectural structure built in the 16th century. See several palaces like Khas Mahal and Jahangir Palace Diwan-e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khas. In the afternoon visiti baby taj or more places of historical interest or have exciting shopping spree. Agra is famous for inlaid marble work and handicrafts made of marble, wood and metal. Tajahal is closed on Friday. Overnight stay is in Agra.
During sunrise visit Taj in order to witness the ethereal beauty of Taj. At this time Taj wears a majestic look as the orange glow of rising sun envelops the grand Taj Mahal. After breakfast proceed to explore the ancient monuments and mosques. You will check-out from your hotel at 1200 hrs. Optionally visit Sikandra or Dayal Bagh Mandir meaning "Garden Mercy" which is a beautiful temple being made in white and colored marble and other semi precious stones. Explore the bazaars to buy souvenirs and leather belts, Petha sweets and paintings. Later in the evening you will be transferred to the railway-station for boarding your train to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight stay is in hotel in Delhi.
The day in Delhi is at leisure whether for shopping in the malls or visiting other monuments You will check out from your hotel at 1200 hrs. Optionally you could visit the majestic Swaminarayan Akshardham which is one of the world's largest temple complexes built from Rajasthani pink sandstone and Italian marble. this Hindu temple complex houses statues of Swaminarayan, Shiva Parvati, Sita Ram, Radha Krishna, Lakshmi Narayan and Yagnapurush Kund with a musical fountain. A short boat ride takes you through at least 10,000 years of Indian history as you enjoy the light and sound show. Later in the evening you will be transferred to airport in time for your onward destination as you take back lovely memories.
Experience the charms of this cultural land of Rajasthan and gain endless beautiful memories of this wonderful 13 Days Travel Rajasthan by Rail Tour