Discover Royal India With The Forts Of Rajasthan: 11-Day Tour
Rajasthan is a place in India that is replete with historical attractions. Visitors can delight in a boat tour on the romantic waters of Lake Pichola in Udaipur. They can witness the grandeur of the City Palace complex in Udaipur, which sits alongside the banks of Lake Pichola. Tourists can also visit the magnificent Jain Temples in Ranakpur, where the artistry is carved from marble into 1,444 pillars. On this 11-day luxury tour through Rajasthan, discover the opulence of the Rajput past and legends.
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Meet your private guide at Delhi airport, who will transfer you to your hotel. Set off with your guide on an introductory tour of the city. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the general populace as you move through the streets. View the magnificent structure of the India Gate, the Rashtrapati Bhavan, or the President's House on the Rajpath. Peek at some of the residences of the nation's top officials lined around the vicinity.
Day 2: Exploring Delhi
Set out to explore Delhi, a city that combines its eclectic historic architecture and modern culture. Soak in the energy of the city, whether in the melodic hymn of the drifting call to prayer or in the energetic movement of the old market. In the city's ancient walls, find Chandni Chowk. This old market continues to brim with life, filled with the enticing smoky aromatics of grilled kebab and the rainbow clothing hidden in the bylanes. Visit the famous Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in the city. Marvel at the structure where each minaret is striped with white marble and red sandstone.
Day 3: Touring Delhi
Venture through the historic streets of Delhi. From the old market to the Raj Ghat, the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, venture through the new streets and the Raj Ghat before eventually bringing you to the Qutub Minar. Be allured by the mystique of the seasoned structures. The minaret climbs over 217 feet into the air, constructed almost a millennia ago. Soak in the views of the red sandstone that catches the sunlight bringing a tremendous sunset red to the blue sky. View the surrounding complex of ruined tombs and monuments, including Altamish's tomb, decorated with scrawling Islamic calligraphy.
Day 4: Heading to Udaipur
Meet your private guide at Udaipur airport, who will transfer you to your hotel. Find the tawny and purple woods of the surrounding foothills set alongside the banks of Lake Pichola. Venture out onto the cool lake, which ripples with the reflection of the surrounding mountains. Notice the City Palace complex along the shore, where gardens brush up against the banks, and the cupolas rise along the structure like mountain peaks. Soak in the calm and serene environs present in the vicinity of the Palace. The Palace on Jagmandier Island dates back to the 17th century. It begins to glisten in the sunset as the light glints off the water's surface.
Day 5: Discovering Udaipur
Visit the immaculate City Palace Complex that wraps around the lake's edges and stands like a regal memory. It is a modern museum and a collection of heirlooms of historic royalty. Discover eight arches on the left-hand side once inside the complex around the Great Gate. The arches commemorate the times that Maharajas were weighed in the open courtyard, and their weight in gold or silver was distributed to the local people. Venture into the large courtyard through the three-arched Tripolia Gate. Find a handicraft shop and a large tiger-catching cage. It is a unique look into the city and Palace's treasured past, from the artisans' current workings to the historical commemoration of the royal benevolence.
Day 6: Medieval Udaipur
Journey away from the glittery waters of Udaipur, watching the ramparts of the City Palace fade from view and be replaced by the marvelous 15th-century Jain Temples at Ranakpur. Relax in the temple complex constructed of cool white marble that brings a pearlescent glow to the entire area. The structure is filled with 1,444 pillars and decorated with detailed carvings. Chaumukha Mandir, known as the Four-Faced Temple, was constructed in the 15th century with milk-white marble. Wonder at the twenty-nine halls and 80 domes come together to show the architect's and funder's devotion. Then, continue to the remote fort of Kumbhalgarh at 3,300 feet and be welcomed by the massive entrance gate, known as Ram Gate. It protects a wall only second in size to the Great Wall of China.
Day 7: Venturing to Jodhpur
Head to the Bishnoi Village, where the people have been known since the 15th century for their conservationist religion for preserving animals and vegetation. View the exotic black buck that grazes along the desert grass outside the village. The Bishnoi consider the buck sacred and have been known to be aggressive toward people that harm animals and trees, which are considered pillars of sanctity. Continue to the high stretch of blue buildings that create the old city of Jodhpur. The powerful stone of Mehrangarh Fort stands atop the cliff and looms over the ancient buildings. Be guided around the clock tower on a rickshaw tour of the old city. See all the collected colors of the spice trade emanating from Mohanlal Verhomal, one of the oldest spice merchants in the city.
Day 8: Enjoying in Pushkar
Spend the morning meandering through the extensive expanse of Mehrangarh Fort, rising over 400 feet above the city. See historic palanquins, a means of travel for noble women once carried through the streets within the domelike protectorate. Then, come to Pushkar, a unique city that draws in Hindu pilgrims and curious travelers alike with its charm and the holy Brahma temples. When entering the religious complexes, find numerous bathing ghats among 400 milky-blue temples. Feel the earth tingle with humming prayers, drums, and gongs echoing off the mountains and the marble. In the early evening, arrive in Jaipur, the Pink City, with the rosy light fading beyond the horizon.
Day 9: Relaxing Jaipur
Drift through the Pink City and experience the majesty of sandstone buildings that date back centuries. Witness the lavish interior of the powerful Amer Fort. Come to the crisscrossing pathways outside the city that wind up the hillside to the main gateway. Within the walls, you find the Palace of the Rajput Maharajas, which dates back to the 15th century. When you step inside, you discover the lavish adornments that bring elegance and beauty to the interior. Continue through the fort and along the immaculate dcor, including the Hawa Mahal, built to make a candle flame twinkle like endless starlight. In the evening, delight in a traditional home-cooked meal with a local family where you can savor the essential flavors and aromas of Jaipur.
Day 10: Traversing to Samode
When the Pink City falls behind the horizon and becomes an echo of memories, you arrive at Samode. Stroll through the open hills where the village is set for a sensational panorama. Then, roam around and experience the village jangling with glass bangles, each colorful and filled with eccentric geometrics. Venture along the trails spread across the countryside, outside the village, around the Palace, and beneath the fortress. Following that, discover the interior of the 19th-century palace, which is filled with gentle fountains, manicured gardens, and a tranquil tile patio.
Day 11: Departure
Today, your private guide will transfer you to Jaipur airport for the flight to Delhi for your international departure.