Rajasthan is a vibrant piece of jewel located in the crown of the subcontinent and is also popularly known as the land of kings. It is a fairytale-like land which is dotted with epic and mighty forts and palaces, a dynamic wildlife culture, home to magnificent monuments and some of the most colorfully vibrant festivals. The Rajasthan group tour package of 9 days and 8 nights ensures that you experience the best of this exotic land.
Day 01: Arrival in Agra – Mathura – Vrindavan – Jaipur
Upon arriving at Agra, the land of Taj, you will be transferred to Mathura and Vrindavan where you will be made to visit the famous and holy Krishna Janmabhoomi Mandir, which is a temple built around the prison cell where Lord Krishna was born making it one of the prime holy destination for Krishna devotees.
Your next destination in Mathura will be of Dwarkadheesh temple, which is one of the oldest and the largest temple in India.
After a holy visit to these pious shrines you will be taken to Jaipur where you will be made to stay in Chokhi Dhani which is a traditional Rajasthani village and is famous for its colorful fabric, pottery, jewelry and semi-precious stones.
- Krishna Janmabhoomi temple timings: 5 am to 12 pm and 4 pm to 9 pm.
- Dwarkadheesh temple timings: 6:30 am to 10:30 am and 4 pm to 7 pm.
- There is no entry fee in both the temples.
- Activities in Chokhi Dhani include: bamboo acrobatics, magic show, pottery making, Bhopa-Bhopi dance performances, snake dance and much more.
Day 02: Jaipur – Bikaner
Early in the morning post breakfast, you will be made to proceed towards Bikaner, which is a 5 hours and 30 mines long journey, whereupon your arrival you will be made to check in to a hotel.
You will be made to proceed for a sightseeing tour of the city starting with Junagarh Fort, which is among one of the very few forts which is not located on a hilltop and was constructed in the year 1594.
After that, you will be made to visit the only camel breeding farm in Asia established in the year 1984, where one can enjoy camel rides and ice cream made of camel milk.
- Junagarh fort timings: 10 am to 4:30 pm and the entry fees per head is rupees 50/- and rupees 300/- for foreigner tourists.
- Make sure not to degrade the condition of the fort by writing on the walls or littering the pristine space.
Day 03: Bikaner – Jaisalmer
Early in the morning, you will be taken to Jaisalmer which is located at a distance of 5 hours and 30 mines, in the grand state of Rajasthan. Upon arrival, you will be escorted to your hotel for spending the night.
Day 04: Jaisalmer Sightseeing
Your sightseeing tour of this exotic city will kick start with a visit to the UNESCO world heritage site of Jaisalmer fort (built in 1156), which houses 7 Jain temples within its premises and are considered to be extremely holy. It also contains a museum with rich and opulent collection of imperial artifacts from the royal and affluent families of Rajasthan. The overall time taken to explore the fort will be of 3 to 4 hours.
After this, you will be taken to an oasis of beauty known as Gadisar Lake, which is one of the most calm and peaceful places in Jaisalmer. Here you will enjoy the mesmerizing setting sun before heading 40 kms ahead to enjoy camel rides and sand dunes at sunset point. Here you will be made to stay in tents where after sun down you will be made to experience the local dance, music and songs along with other cultural programs.
- Timings for Jaisalmer fort is 9 am to 5 pm.
- Entry fees for foreigner is rupees 70/- and for Indians is rupees 30/-.
Day 05: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur
The journey from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur will be of 4 hours and 40 mines after which you will reach one of the most vibrant places and the second largest city in Rajasthan, Jodhpur.
Here you will be made to visit the famous Mehrangarh fort, which sits on top of a steep hill and is counted among one of the most exquisite residential complexes in India.
You will then be taken to Jaswant Thada, which is a white marble cenotaph memorial for Maharaja Jaswant Singh 2 and sits above a small lake.
During sundown you will be made to stroll the teeming colorful markets of Jodhpur where you can shop for souvenirs like Kundan Jewelry, semi-precious stones, traditional art work, traditional blue pottery and much more.
- Mehrangarh Fort timings: 9 am to 5 pm
- Jaswant Thada timings: 9 am to 5 pm
Day 06: Jodhpur – Ajmer – Pushkar – Jaipur
Today your journey towards one of the most significant pilgrimage site of Pushkar will commence which is home to the only Lord Brahma temple in the world. Upon arriving here you will be made to visit Dargah Sharif at Ajmer which will fall en route Pushkar.
If you time your trip accordingly in the months of mid-November, you will be able to attend the world-famous Pushkar Mela (camel fare) that takes place by the banks of Pushkar Lake.
There are numerous temples resent in Pushkar displaying different styles of architecture and their own legend, with over 52 bathing ghats and a holy dip here is said to relieve all the stress from your body.
Finally, upon reaching Jaipur you will be staying overnight here.
Day 07: Jaipur Sightseeing
After having an early morning breakfast you will be commencing for your sightseeing tour of Jaipur starting with, a visit to the 16th century Amer fort through an elephant ride and had served as the residence place for Rajput Maharajas.
You will be taken next to city palace which had served as the seat for Maharaja of Jaipur and also houses the royal museum containing royal artifacts and materials. It also contains neat, sprawling gardens, Jantar Mantar (an astronomical observatory) and Hawa Mahal (literally translating to palace of winds).
You will then be headed back to your hotel in Jaipur.
Day 08: Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra
Early in the morning, you will be made to journey towards the city of love, Agra. En route you will be stopping for a brief visit to Fatehpur Sikri, which was once the capital of Akbar the Mughal emperor.
Upon arriving at Agra you will be made to visit the UNESCO world heritage site, the 7th wonder of the world and the monument which resonate the undying love of Shah Jahan to Mumtaz, Taj Mahal. Sitting on the bank of River Yamuna you will also be made to visit Agra Fort which is the neighboring building of Taj Mahal and had served as the seat of Mughal Empire. Both Taj Mahal and Agra Fort are known for their everlasting beauty, regal vibe and marvelous charm.
Your journey will conclude after this and you will be transferred to the railway station from where you will head onwards towards your desired destination.
Pick up and drop transfers
Hotel accommodation for 3 nights on the basis of twin sharing.
Annapurna conservation permit fees
All the personal expenses like laundry, tipping, entrance fees etc.
Extra charges during emergency evacuation in case of political unrest or some such situation.
Personal insurances like travel and personal etc.