The Legacy Of Imperials - India tour
Rajasthan, the land of Maharajas and their great regimes, gives a complete taste of India with its colourful and glorious lifestyle. The historical palaces, forts, temples, colourful Haveli and cultural uniqueness. Legacy Of Imperials is a complete tour of Rajasthan which brings you in the land of royal families. Our tour will start from Delhi and go through the painted haveli region of Mandawa, old city of Bikaner, the golden city of Jaisalmer known for its desert, the great Jain temples of Ranakpur and the pink city of Jaipur. But one cannot imagine India without admiring the marvellous Taj Mahal where we will conclude the visit. Welcome to the land of royal legacies!
On arrival in Delhi, you will be greeted and escorted to your hotel. On arrival check in. (Room will be available from 12:00). Overnight at the hotel.
Visit Old Delhi: the Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque), India’s largest mosque, and Raj Ghat, Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial. In the afternoon visit New Delhi. Drive past President’s Palace, The Parliament and India Gate, end the day with a visit of Kutub Minar. Overnight.
In the morning, transfer to Bikaner through the Shekawati region. Afternoon visit the Junagarh Fort and its museum. Enjoy a rickshaw ride through the colourful bazaars of the city. Overnight.
Visit of the fortified city entirely carved in the yellow sandstone that gives the city its name of “Golden City”, later visit Jain temples and Havelis. Afternoon excursion to Sum sand dunes for a camel safari. Overnight.
Departure for Jodhpur. Jodhpur is also called as ‘Blue City’. Arrival and check in. In the afternoon, visit the imposing Meherangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada – cenotaphs of the Royal family. overnight.
Morning drive to Udaipur. Along the way visit Ranakpur temple, a Jain temple fully made in white marble. Proceed to Udaipur. Check in and overnight.
Full day tour of the city also called “City of lakes”. Visit of its imposing Royal Palace with its beautifully decorated rooms and courtyards that is home to a museum of antiques and precious miniatures. Afternoon enjoy a boat trip on Lake Pichola, with a stop on the island of Jagmandir. Overnight.
Drive to Pushkar. Along the way stop to visit Chittorgarh Fort, the ancient capital of Mewar. Proceed to Pushkar, famous for its cattle fair in the month in November. Visit the holy city with its lake and temples. Overnight.
Drive to Jaipur. in the afternoon visit the colourful “pink city” . The City Palace with its museum and the Astronomical Observatory. Check-in and overnight.
Morning excursion to Amber Fort. Climb up to the fort on the back of decorated elephants. Afternoon visit the colourful ”Pink City”, the City Palace with its museum and the Astronomical Observatory. Overnight.
Drive to Agra. Stop for a visit of Abhaneri, an 8th century well palace founded in a village. Then visit the city of Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned city built by the greatest emperor of the Mughal dynasty, Akbar. Proceed to Agra. Afternoon visit the wonderful Taj Mahal, the jewel of Islamic architecture. Overnight.
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