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Highlights of Rajasthan

17 day / 16 night tour from $3658 per person share twin
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17 day / 16 night tour from
$3658
per person share twinFlights are additional

Highlights of Rajasthan

Rajasthan, the ‘Land of Kings’ is steeped in romantic history, chivalry and valour. It boasts some of the finest fortress palaces set against the stark desert landscape. With its brightly coloured costumes of local, turbaned men and richly jewelled women, the haveli’s and villages, fairs and festivals, this tour takes you back to a bygone era.
 
Deal Includes
 16 nights deluxe accommodation
 Meals as specified, including breakfast and dinner
 Group assistance and transfers
 Air-conditioned vehicle
 Local English speaking tour guide
Sightseeing as specified
 Accompanied Tour Manager (minimum 07 people)
Monument entrance fees
 Rickshaw ride in Delhi
 Camel ride in Jalsalmer
 Jeep ride at Jaipur
 Wildlife safaris at Ranthambhore
✔ Bottle water while travelling
 Current collectable taxes

Flights are additional

Highlights of Rajasthan 17 Days/16 nights
From $3658 per person share twin
Travel: Based on departure of 12 Apr 24

From $4509 per person share twin
Travel: Based on departure of 22 Mar 24

This tour has other departure dates available, please enquire for alternative dates and pricing.


Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
On arrival at the airport, meet your Tour Manager who will assist you to transfer to the hotel. Stay two nights in Delhi.

Day 2: Delhi
Enjoy breakfast and an introduction to the tour by the Tour Manager before, starting full-day sightseeing of Delhi. Visit the Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India, enjoy a cycle rickshaw ride past the several busy bazaars and Asia’s largest spice market which has existed since the 17th century. Finally, visit Qutub Minar a World Heritage site, this is the tallest brick minaret in the world, completed in the 14th century with beautiful terra cotta embellishments and balconies. Evening enjoy a welcome dinner. (B, D)

Day 3: Delhi - Jaipur
After breakfast travel to Jaipur, the first planned city of India, a treasure trove of culture, art and history, famous for its colour, lifestyle and Rajasthani cuisine. Stay two nights in Jaipur. (B, D)

Day 4: Sightseeing & Bazaar
Start the day’s sightseeing with a visit to Amber Fort. Later continue to City Palace and the Observatory and take a photo stop at Hawa Mahal, the Palace of the Winds, built in the 17th Century. Jaipur is famous for colourful markets filled with textiles, jewellery and fantastic souvenirs so you’ll enjoy exploring the local bazaar in the evening.
(B, D)

Day 5: Jaipur - Bikaner
Travel to Bikaner, a centre of art and culture of medieval India. In the afternoon visit the well-preserved 16th-century Junagarh Fort and Lallgarh Palace. Evening at leisure to explore and experience the royal legacy of a bygone era. Stay overnight in Bikaner. (B, D)

Day 6: Bikaner - Jaisalmer
After breakfast travel to the Golden City of Jaisalmer, built-in 1156 AD and named after its founder, Bhatti Rajput Rao Jaisal. Located deep in the heart of the desert, the city is popular for its centuries-old forts, palaces, havelies and amber-hued houses. Evening free to explore the town and stay two nights in Jaisalmer.  (B, D)

Day 7: Jaisalmer Sightseeing
Go on a sightseeing tour to visit the imposing Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon Ki Haveli and Gadisar Lake. Later this evening, enjoy a camel ride on the exotic dunes, offering an unforgettable experience of rich cultural heritage. (B, D)

Day 8: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
Today drive to Jodhpur, the bustling desert city the second-largest city in Rajasthan with a landscape dominated by the massive Mehrangarh Fort atop a sheer rocky ridge. Evening free to explore the Sadar Bazaar famous for glass bangles, rugged camel leather mojri slippers and incredible fabrics. Stay two nights in Jodhpur. (B, D)

Day 9: Jodhpur Sightseeing
In the morning enjoy a city tour and visit Mehrangarh Fort nestled atop a hill, at a height of 410 ft above the city, and stands as a majestic citadel of colossal proportions also go to Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph. 
(B, D)

Day 10: Jodhpur - Udaipur
Drive to Udaipur and en-route visit Ranakpur, renowned for its Jain temples with intricately carved marble pillars and domes believed to have been built in 1439AD. The temple rests on 1444 elegantly carved pillars – no two identical. Stay two nights in Udaipur. (B, D)

Day 11: Udaipur Sightseeing
Start your full-day sightseeing tour with visit to City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Museum, Jag Mandir, Saheliyon-Ki-Bari and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir which is an Indian folk art museum. Conclude your evening with a boat ride on Lake Pichola.  (B, D)

Day 12: Udaipur - Pushkar
We will leave early this morning and drive west to Pushkar, the peaceful Hindu pilgrimage centre made famous by the annual Camel Fair. Evening visit Brahma Temple, Pushkar Lake and the local bazaars around. stay overnight in Pushkar. (B,D)

Day 13:  Pushkar - Ranthambhore
Today travel to Ranthambhore National Park, the former hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur a famous tiger reserve. Evening free to explore the town and stay two nights in Ranthambhore. (B,D)

Day 14: Wildlife Safari
Enjoy a morning and afternoon canter safari around the game reserve with an estimated area of 400sq km. Spot various wildlife species of animals, birds and reptiles and if lucky, see a Royal Bengal Tiger. (B, L, D)

Day 15: Ranthambhore - Agra
We make our way for the last leg of our journey to Agra, en-route visit Keoladeo Ghana bird sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy a rickshaw ride to see several species of Indian and international migratory birds. Stay two nights in Agra. (B,D)

Day 16: Agra
An early start to visit the Taj Mahal, the world’s greatest monument of love and devotion with its superb craftsmanship of semi-precious stones inlaid in the marble. After breakfast visit the impressive 16th century Agra Fort a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is admired for its splendour, architectural beauty and magnificent halls. Conclude the day with a visit to a marble inlay workshop to see artisans creating a masterpiece in marble and precious gemstones. (B,D)

Day 17: Agra - Delhi Departure
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and checkout by 1200hrs and travel to Delhi, tour finishes by late evening with a direct transfer to Delhi International airport. (B)

(B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
 
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Terms and Conditions

Valid for new bookings only. Valid for travel as specified and until sold out. Prices are per person based on twin share in New Zealand dollars. • Prices are correct as at 21 Dec 23  • Prices are thereafter subject to change without notice until time of confirmation. Prices may vary due to a number of factors including tax and surcharge increases, exchange rate movements and availability. • $500 deposit per person is required at time of booking.  Please check with your House of Travel agent when full payment is required, however, it will be no later than 45 days prior to departure. • $200 saving is included in the price. • All travel must be commenced and completed as specified.  Any additional accommodation is at customers own expense • Some surcharges, closeouts, routing and accommodation restrictions apply. Bedding configurations may vary on twin share options.  Twin share is based on two adults sharing a room & using existing bedding. Packages are subject to availability.  Departures become guaranteed with a minimum of four passengers.  Cancellation and amendment fees apply. Flights are additional.  Visa, travel insurance, departure taxes, gratuities and any other personal expenses are at passenger’s own expense. For full terms and conditions please contact your House of Travel agent.  • Packages are subject to availability • Product is supplied by reputable suppliers with their own terms and conditions • Please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details. Supplier Code: THO

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