12 Nights / 13 Days
Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi
A trip through Rajasthan can never complete without a tour through rural areas of Rajasthan. Travellers seeking for a place to get a real feel of the India must visit rural areas of Rajasthan. It gives the glimpse of age-old culture and traditions. This glimpses of rural rajasthan tour gives travellers a real insight into the extreme balanced life of the characterises Rajasthani people. The life in the Rajasthani village is usually centered around the village pond or ‘talaab’ as it is the only source of water. The country boasts many villages, which cater a wonderful vacation in the paramount serenity and spellbinding panorama. For this reason, village tourism in India is a rising trend preferred by foreigner and native travellers alike.
Begin your Tour.
Arrive into Delhi
Welcome to Vardhman's 'Glimpses of Rajasthan Tour'! On arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative to your hotel.
This morning after a leisurely breakfast we will proceed
for the sightseeing of Delhi.
Combined city tour of New Delhi & Old Delhi
Visit Qutab Minar, Humayun's tomb, Lakshminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu Temple, Parliament House, Government Secretarial Building and Connaught place, the shopping centre of New Delhi.
Visit Red Fort, built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor Shahjehan, Jama Masjid, one of the largest Mosque of India, Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana, the cremation sites of Mahatama Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also drive past Chandni Chowk, shopping centre of Old Delhi.
After breakfast drive down to Mandawa and check in at the
Afternoon visit Mandwa, founded in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and still the home of his descendants. See beautiful frescoes, havelis and mansions. Mandawa castle, one of the finest castles of Rajasthan, is now a hotel and house of collections of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820, ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items, preserved in a museum.
A walking tour of the painted 'havelis' of some of the leading business families of the country.
This morning drive down to Bikaner and transfer to hotel.
Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bikaji in 1488. Long before this, the city was a trade center on the caravan routes from Africa and West Asia. Bikaner’s dominant features are rippling sands and abundant sunshine. The city stands on an elevation, enclosed by a 7 kms. wall, which can be entered from 5 gates. Bikaner City is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and mosque. Founded by Raja Rai Singh, the fort is distinguished by its long range of 37 pavilions, a line of balconies and aerial windows of varying designs. Also visit Lallgarh Palace, the museum, Bhanda Sagar Jain and Deshnoke Rat temple.
Today you drive to the Pokharan Fort
Then continue onward to Jaisalmer- The desert city and check into your hotel.
City tour of Jaisalmer
Visit to sand dunes
Visit the famous forts & Havelies
This morning drive to the Jodhpur and check into your
Rest of the day at leisure.
City tour of Jodhpur
Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill, including Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble memorium built in 1899 and the Museum located in the Umaid Public gardensEnjoy the tour of Jodhpur, which stands as a testimony to the royal magnificence.
This morning drive to Jaipur and check into your hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure
City tour of Jaipur
This morning you will experience the wonders of this magicial pink city, as you proceed on a tour of Amber fort. Later visit the Jagmandir or the Hall of victory glitterning with mirrors, Maharaja's City Palace and the Observatory. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds and through the rose pink residential and business areas of Jaipur.
Optional: Lunch at a Heritage hotel with Tonga ride or explore the market & shop for special bargains! .
Proceed for Jaisalmer.
Today you drive to the former capital city of Emperor
On to Agra
Your exciting day begins with a tour, starting with a visit to Fatehpur Sikri. Then continue onward to Agra and check into your hotAfter breakfast drive to Agra and transfer to hotel.
City tour of Agra
Visit Taj Mahal, Red fort & Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula. Later you will visit a marble gallery - the flagship store in Agra which offers an excellant range of white marble, fashionable wear & exotic wooden articles, truly a one stop shop!
Later drive to Delhi and transfer to Hotel.
In time transfer to International airport to board the flight for your onward journey to back home with sweet and unforgettable memories of 'Glimpses of Rajasthan Tour'escorted by Vardhman Vacations.