15 Days Rajasthan Tour with Golden Triangle and Goa
Taste the real hard-core rural life of Rajasthan in India. Rajasthan Villages Tour cover villages with traditional lifestyle and producing local handicrafts as their chief occupation such as shoes, pottery and hand weaving and printing. You can see men and women dressed in traditional colorful attires. Men wearing turbans and women adorned in whirlpool skirts, long veils and silver jewellery look quite fascinating.
Destination Covered: Delhi,Agra,Jaipur,Ranthambhore,Pushkar,Udaipur,Jodhpur,Jaisalmer,Goa,Mumbai
Day 01 : Delhi
Have a very hearty breakfast at the hotel and then embark on full day sightseeing tour of Old Delhi and New Delhi. Delhi is the capital city of India. It is one of the most important cities of India. It is just not a city but it is a book – a book which says the history of India. This historic city has witnessed several kingdoms and many ups and downs. Seven times this city went through the pain of being built and rebuilt. Today, Delhi is one of the most important tourism destinations in the country appealing tourists and travellers from all over the world. There are several magnificent monuments in the city narrating the saga of past. Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Old Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Rajghat, etc are historical monuments of Delhi tourists love to explore on their Delhi tours. Akshardham Temple Complex, Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Temple), Lotus Temple, Parliament House, President House, Government Building, etc all are architecturally beautiful monuments tourists love to visit. Chandani Chowk, Janpath, Connought Place, Palika Bazaar, Kinari Bazaar, etc are places for shopping activities.
Day 02 : Delhi-Agra
rajasthan-villagesMorning board Rajdhani train for Agra – the City of Taj Mahal. Upon arrival in Agra, check in the hotel.Agra is a historically rich city of India. It is one of the ancient towns of India. It is widely acclaimed for its magnificent monuments like Taj Mahal – the Symbol of Love, Agra Red Fort, Itmad-Ud-Daullah Tomb (the Baby Taj).
Taj Mahal:Taj Mahal is one of Seven Wonders of World. It is India’s star attraction appealing a large number of tourists through out the entire globe. It was built by mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal is closed on Friday. In the afternoon you will visit the splendid mughal monument Red Fort and the world famous magnificent Taj Mahal. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 03 : Agra - Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur visiting Abhanari enroute.Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan, better known as the land of kings. It is popularly described as the Pink City of India because mostly buildings are pink colored in its old city. It was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, a great ruler, astronomer, philosopher and soldier. Jaipur is globally acclaimed for its magnificent forts, elegant palaces, terrific temples, heritage monuments, museums, and more importantly charming look and exotic culture & tradition.On arrival checkin the hotel.Later visit the Amber Fort in the outskirt of Jaipur City. Enjoy elephant ride to ascend the fort. Visit the Nahargarh Fort & see the terrific charm of Birla Temple with colorful water fountains in the complex.
Day 04 : Jaipur
Visit the magnificent City Palace. See the terrific charm of Birla Temple with colorful water fountains in the complex. Explore the Albert Hall Museum. Marvel at stunning structure – Hawa Mahal (the Palace of Winds). Visit the Jantar Mantar – a royal observatory. Relax at evening. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel.
Day 05 : Jaipur - Ranthambhore
Morning drive to Ranthambhore.On arrival checkin the hotel.Visit the tiger Park in afternoon Jungle Safari.
Day 06 : Ranthambhore - Pushkar
After breakfast drive to Pushkar(a very Holy City).On arrival checkin the hotel.Later visit the Famous Bramha Temple as well as the other temples & also visit the Ghats.
Day 07 : Pushkar - Udaipur
Morning visit the Ghats & see the prayers & different religious ceremonies.Later drive to Udaipur,enroute visit the Mighty Chittor Fort(having great historical background).On arrival checkin the hotel.Relax & go for a walk in the old city.
Day 08 : Udaipur
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Udaipur, Udaipur is one of the most romantic cities of India. It is widely famous for its elegant palaces and lovely lakes. It is located in the Aravalli ranges of Rajasthan. It is one the most charming and captivating cities in Rajasthan. Start your Udaipur city tours by visiting the magnificent City Palace and wandering through its beautiful rooms and apartments. Visit the terrific Jagdish Temple. Later visit the famous Saheliyon-ki-Bari. Later afternoon enjoy boat ride on picturesque lake – Pichola Lake. Visit elegant Lake Palace situated in the middle of lake. In time return back to the hotel for sumptuous dinner and comforting overnight stay
Day 9 : Udaipur - Jodhpur
After early morning breakfast drive to Jodhpur,visiting Ranakpur(famous Jain temple & Sun Temple) enroute. On arrival at Jodhpur check in the hotel & visit the Mighty Meharangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan & also the local market later in evening
Day 10 : Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
Afternoon drive to Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is amongst the last of the former princely kingdoms of Rajputana before the border between India and Pakistan. The people of Jaisalmer believe Lord Krishna prophecied to Arjuna that one of his descendants would establish a kingdom on Trikuta Hill. The Lord’s prophecy was fulfilled in 1196 AD when Rawal Jaisal, a Bhatti Rajput who traced his lineage to Krisnna’s Yadava clan, shifted his capital from Lodurva (16 km away) to Trikuta Hill. Jaisalmer earned great wealth and glory in its heyday, because it was strategically located on the most lucrative of trade routes between Central Asian kingdoms and the Far East. Merchants were valued citizens and their houses or havelis are legendary with ornate, intricately carved façades of sandstone. The Bhatti Rajputs of Jaisalmer grew rich living off the rich caravans that crossed their territory till their days of glory slowly came to an end with the burgeoning of the shipping trade through the port at Mumbai.
Jaisalmer’s past glories can be seen in its impressive golden fort on Trikuta Hill that dominates the horizon. The fort houses a township with markets, palaces, temples and exquisite carved sandstone havelis. Today, these homes are national treasures and art museums that are still inhabited. This last outpost of the Indian Republic is valued for its heritage as much as for its brave citizens, its people and culture, colourful festivals and crafts have placed Jaisalmer on the world tourist map. On arrival check in the hotel. Later visit the ruined Paliwal village & Khaba Fort. Drive to Sam dunes & enjoy the beautiful sunset on Camel Back( camel ride) followed by Rajasthani Gala Dinner with cult5ral programme at the camp in 5unes
Day 11 : Jaisalmer
After Breakfast visit the Jaisalmer Fort, Gadisar Lake, Nathmal ji ki Haveli, Patwon-Ji-Ki-Haveli, Salim Singh Ki Haveli followed by a walk in the old city.
Day 12 : Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Mumbai- Goa
After early breakfast drive to Jodhpur.Later catch a Flight for Mumbai & than the connecting flight to Goa.On arrival in Goa checkin the hotel. Afternoon will be at leisure for your own activities. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel
Day 13 : Goa
Breakfast and overnight stay will be at the hotel. Day will be free for your own beach activities and sightseeing tours of Goa. Goa is the smallest but beautiful state of India. Its capital is Panjim. It is globally famous as a world class beach resort. It has many breathtaking beaches that appeals tourists and vacationers from all over the world. It has also monument attractions like forts, palaces, churches, temples, colonial homes, etc.
Day 14 : Goa - Mumbai
Have a very hearty breakfast & catch your flight for Mumbai.On arrival checkin the hotel and then embark on sightseeing tour of Mumbai, the commercial capital of India. Visit Dharawi(the biggest slum of Asia).
Day 15 :Mumbai
Visit the Gateway of India overlooking the Harbour. Visit the Towers of Silence. Visit the Marine Drive and the Dhobi Ghat.. Also visit Mani Bhawan Museum dedicated to life and works of Rashtra Pita Mahatma Gandhi. Explore bustling Crawford Market and finish your last minute shopping. Later transfer to the Mumbai International Airport to catch flight for your home/onward destination.