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Home > India Tour Packages > Essential Rajasthan Tour
Essential Rajasthan Tour
Duration : 08 Nights & 09 Days
Destinations : Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Pushkar – Udaipur

Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Upon arrival at Delhi International airport, our company representative will greet you and escort you to your hotel. Delhi is the ‘Capital city’ of India, located in the northern part of India. The city has its own historical importance for the fact that it has been the home to Mughal Empire for a long time. The city attracts a large number of tourists every year towards its monuments and sprawling markets. Rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight stay is in Delhi.

Day 02 : Delhi Sightseeing
Morning after breakfast, we embark on a full day guided sightseeing tour of Old Delhi & New Delhi. Start your Old Delhi sightseeing tour with the visit to Raj Ghat, situated near the Red Fort, on the bank of River Yamuna. It is the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated following his assassination in 1948. Thereafter we visit Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. This principal mosque of Old Delhi can holds a mind-blowing of 25,000 people at a time. In New Delhi we visit Humayun's Tomb which was commissioned by his first wife and Qutub Minar - the victory tower of 11th century.  A drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House which is known as Rashtrapati Bhawan, the President's Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Later after sightseeing drive back to hotel. Overnight stay is in Delhi.

Day 03 : Delhi – Agra (200 Kms / 03 hrs)
Today morning after breakfast proceed to Agra by surface - the city of seventh wonder on the earth. On arrival at Agra, check-in to your hotel. Later we visit the massive Taj Mahal, constructed by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the year 1630 for his beloved third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. This mausoleum is made up of white marble and is the most stunning monument ever built for love. Thereafter we visit the Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque. It is the 16th-century Mughal monument that stands near the gardens of Taj Mahal. This Red fort of Agra is a UNESCO world heritage site located on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction of which was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. Lastly we visit the Itmad-ud-Daulah’s Tomb, regarded as a draft of the Taj Mahal, built by Noor Jahan in the memory of her father. The tomb sometimes is also known as “Baby Taj”. Evening explore the local markets of Agra. Overnight stay is in Agra.

Day 04 : Agra – Jaipur (Via Fatehpur Sikri) (235 kms / 04 hrs)
Morning after a relishing breakfast, we drive to the largest and capital city of Rajasthan. Jaipur is also known as Pink City, developed in 1726 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. En-route we stop at Fatehpur Sikri - one of the best preserved collections of Mughal architecture in India. Built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, the city served as the capital of Mughal Empire for 10 long years. Later after sightseeing, continue your drive to Jaipur and check in to your hotel. Evening explore the local markets of Jaipur. Overnight stay is in Jaipur. Today morning after having your breakfast in hotel continue your drive towards Jaipur - also known as the Pink City which was developed in 1726 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. En- route visit Fatehpur Sikri - one of the best preserved collections of Mughal architecture in India. It was built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 to commemorate the birth of his son and later abandoned due to scarcity of water. On arrival check-in to your pre-booked hotel. Evening is free at leisure to enjoy at local markets. Overnight stay is in Jaipur.

Day 05 : Jaipur Sightseeing
Morning we enjoy an excursion tour to a magnificent fort called Amber Fort. Construction of the fort was begun in the year 1592 by Maharaja Man Singh. Located high on a hill, it is one of the most famous forts of Rajasthan built in red sandstone and marble. Here you will enjoy the elephant ride from the foot to the top of the hill. Later we visit City Palace - Palace complex in Jaipur which houses magnificent Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal like palaces and other buildings. Jantar Mantar Observatory - is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built by Sawai Jai Singh. Lastly visit the city most distinctive landmark - Hawa Mahal. The palace is also known as “Palace of Winds”, built of red and pink sandstone in the shape of five-storey structures with elaborated balconies by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh to enable ladies of the royal household to watch the life and processions of the city from here. Overnight stay is in Jaipur.

Day 06 : Jaipur – Pushkar (Via Ajmer) (150 kms / 2 ½ hrs)
Morning after breakfast, drive to Pushkar – the holy city of Rajasthan famous for its lake, various Ghats and temples spread all around the lake. The city is also worldwide well-known for its festivity of yearly cattle fare, popularly known as “Pushkar Fair”. En-route we have a great opportunity to enjoy the sightseeing of another holy pilgrim place of both Muslims and Hindu religion - Ajmer. Later continue your drive towards Pushkar. On arrival at Pushkar, we visit the Pushkar lake, believed to be very old, when the earth was created. The lake is considered as one of the most sacred spots of Hindu religion. Later we visit the Brahma Temple – situated close to the Pushkar Lake, the temple is believed to be 2000 years old, mainly built of marble and stone stabs. It is the only temple devoted to Lord Brahma and said to be one of the few temples in the world dedicated to this deity. Overnight stay is in Pushkar.

Day 07 : Pushkar – Udaipur (320 kms / 05 hrs)
Morning after breakfast, we drive to Udaipur - an oasis in the desert state of Rajasthan. This city is considered as the most romantic city in India and often called as “City of Lakes”. Udaipur is also the centre for performing arts, crafts and its famed miniature paintings. The city was founded by Maharaja Udai Singh in 1559 A.D. On arrival at Udaipur, transfer to your hotel for some relaxation. Later in evening enjoy the boat ride on Lake Pichola to visit Lake Palace and Jagmandir Island. Overnight stay is at hotel in Udaipur.

Day 08 : Udaipur Sightseeing
Morning after a lavish breakfast, we visit City Palace which is one of the largest palaces in the world, located all along the eastern coast of Lake Pichola. The palace was built over a period of nearly 400 years being contributed by several kings of the dynasty, starting by the Maharana Udai Singh. It is a beautiful blend of Rajputana and Mughal architecture which one can easily see. Thereafter we visit Saheliyon-ki-bari, known as the garden of royal ladies built by the Maharana Sargam Singh in 18th century. Lastly we visit Fateh Sagar Lake, an artificial lake situated to the north of Lake Pichola built by Maharana Jai Singh in 1678. The lake is said to be the pride of the city of Lakes of Udaipur. Later after sightseeing drive back to hotel. Overnight stay is in Udaipur.

Day 09 : Udaipur Depart
Morning on time transfer to Udaipur airport to board the flight to Delhi or Mumbai for onward journey or back home.