Hathroi

Historical Rajasthan

Tour Details

Duration : 13 Days/ 12 Nights

Destinations: New Delhi - Jaipur - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Chittorgarh - Bundi - Agra - New Delhi

Cost 20,000rp per person / 60,000 for a private tour. Advanced booking only.

In short

The perfect way to get an in depth look into Rajasthani culture past and present. With a focus on architecture and history, we will show you the true roots of Rajasthan. 13 days of exploration, inspiration and unforgettable places.

In detail
Day 01: Delhi

We will meet you at a location convenient to you and transfer you to your hotel in the heart of Delhi. In the afternoon, you will be taken on a guided city tour of the best Old and New Delhi. Expect to the wowed at historical sites of the city such as Qutab Minar, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan (President’s Estate), Parliament House, and Secretariat building.

You’ll see many sights if the city and have a chance to try bartering in a local market. After a busy day sightseeing, we will return to your Delhi hotel for the night.

Day 02: Delhi — Jaipur

In the morning, we will drive to Jaipur - the Pink City of India and the home of Hathroi! Upon arrival in Jaipur, check in and freshen up at your hotel before taking a city tour of Jaipur, covering Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), City Palace, and Jantar Mantar (Royal Astronomical Observatory). Overnight at a hotel in Jaipur.

Day 03: Jaipur

Breakfast at your hotel is followed by an excursion to the majestic Amber Fort. If you wish you can take an Elephant Safari from the bottom of Amber Fort to the top. This is the only fort where you can travel by an elephant like a true Maharaja! Then visit Jaigarh Fort and Tiger Fort on the way to Water Palace. Take time to shop in this famous city of gems and jewels, or enjoy a walk in the colourful bazaar. In the evening, experience sunset from the Birla Temple. Overnight at a hotel in Jaipur.

Day 04: Jaipur — Bikaner

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, then drive 280 kms west to Bikaner city. Founded in 1486 this is the fourth largest city of Rajasthan. It is famous for its spicy snacks, palaces, handicrafts and leather articles. Freshen up at your hotel before a half-day of sightseeing Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace and Laxmi Nath Temple. You will also go to the famous Rat Temple in Deshnoke. Overnight at a hotel in Bikaner.

Day 05: Bikaner — Jaisalmer

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, then proceed to Jaisalmer. Enjoy the drive viewing the lovely life of the desert, passing through villages. We will visit Ramdeora Temple on the way. Arrive in Jaisalmer early evening. Then enjoy a camel ride and sunset view from Sam Sand Dunes. There is also an optional dinner on sand dunes with folk dance, a true Rajasthan night out . Overnight at a hotel in Jaisalmer.

Day 06: Jaisalmer

Breakfast is followed by a tour of the city to visit Jaisalmer Fort, Jain Temple, Gadisar Tank, Folk Museum and various havelies. In the evening, enjoy a walk through narrow cobbled streets and discover Rajasthani nightlife. Overnight at a hotel in Jaisalmer.

Day 07: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur

Breakfast will be served at your hotel, then the journey will take you to Jodhpur – a city founded in 1459. We will take you on a city sightseeing tour, including Mehrangarh Fort - one of the largest forts in India and many other historic and beautiful sites. In the old city, the Clock Tower is a prominent landmark, but the main attraction is Sadar Market. The market has kept the old 'haat bazaar' culture alive. Overnight at a hotel in Jodhpur.

Day 08: Jodhpur — Udaipur

Breakfast at your hotel, then drive to Udaipur. On the way, visit the unparalleled Jain Temples of Ranakpur, the largest Jain temple in the world with 1,444 spectacular and individual carved pillars You will also visit Kumbhalgarh Fort - compared to the Great Wall of China for its immense stone walls. On the way, we will visit to Eklingji, the most famous temple of Lord Shiva in Rajasthan. Once you arrive in Udaipur, the City of Dawn, you will discover brilliant kaleidoscope of narrow lanes flanked by bright stalls, gardens, lakes, palaces and temples. Enjoy a sunset boat ride on Lake Pichola and see lovely views of the Jagmandir Palace. Overnight at a hotel in Udaipur.

Day 09: Udaipur

A relaxed breakfast at your hotel is followed by a visit to the city's popular Jagdish Temple. We will then walk through narrow streets to visit the City Palace museum on the east bank of Lake Pichola. Udaipur was the historic capital of the former kingdom of Mewar in the Rajputana Agency and its last capital.

Discover the flamboyant style of the largest palace in Rajasthan – the city palace of Udaipur. Its design is a fusion of the Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles, built on a hilltop that has a panoramic view of the city and its surroundings. Take a tea break or a quick lunch at the City Palace café and admire the amazing views. We will then visit the Crystal Gallery, which has a fine collection of crystals of every type and shape from the generations of royal families of Udaipur. Overnight at a hotel in Udaipur.

Day 10: Udaipur — Chittaurgarh - Bundi

Today, we drive 2 hrs to Chittaurgarh - the well-established citadel and the capital of Mewar rulers. A tour of the Chittaurgarh Fort, which stands 180 meters high with each stone narrating its own story. Later, we will drive 2 hrs to Bundi town to visit Taragarh Fort, Raniji-ki- Baoli (Queen's step well) and Nagar Sagar Kund. Overnight at a hotel in Bundi.

Day 11: Bundi — Agra

Breakfast at your hotel is followed by a drive to Agra, where you will spend the afternoon exploring. Visit Agra’s Red Fort and the halls of private and public; Itimad-Ud-Daulah (Baby Taj) described as a 'Jewel Box' and often regarded as a draft of the Taj Mahal. We will also visit a marble factory to witness the inlay work of precious stones and discover how the Taj Mahal was created. It's a learning experience, and a treat to the eyes. Overnight at a hotel in Agra.

Day 12: Agra — Delhi

Witness the stunning dawn-view visit of Taj Mahal, the best time to visit the Taj and discover the wonder of marble that seems to change colours as the sun rises. A UNESCO World Heritage Site that was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is best viewed and enjoyed in the peaceful early morning. You will return to your hotel for breakfast then drive to Delhi for your return flight.

Why Hathroi?
  • All transfers, flights and hotels included
  • No hassle for you, we will take care of everything!
  • A knowledgeable, friendly local guide to take you wherever you would like to go

*all schedules are guides as we love to tailor your experience to you

The Hathroi Promise

Hathroi promises to take you off the beaten track and show you the finest places in India. Our team of dedicated local guides know the land and understand the ways of a traveller. We will always ensure you have a genuine, meaningful and unforgettable experience.

We know that travel opens hearts and minds and believe that sharing is the greatest gift we can give to you. Anyone who joins us on our tours, leaves as a member of our family.