Colors of Rajasthan

  • Duration: 18 Days / 17 Nights
  • Location: Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Mumbai – Goa
  • Price: On Request

Arrive in Delhi. Meet and greet at airport. Transfer to hotel. Delhi is the capital of India, and it`s also the travel hub of northern India. Discover the inner peace of a city rich with culture, architecture and human diversity, deep with history and totally addictive to epicureans. Overnight at Hotel

Day-2 : DELHI

Morning breakfast Take a private tour of New Delhi visiting several of its attractions including Raj Ghat – the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), the UNESCO World Heritage sites of QutubMinar and Humayun`s Tomb and other locations. We`ll also drive past President’s House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat buildings and Connaught Place. Later we will take a rickshaw ride down the backlanes of Old Delhi. Optional: Take our popular Old Delhi Walking food and heritage tour as seen in Sydney Morning Herald. Overnight at hotel

Day-3 : DELHI/AGRA (200KM/3-5HOURS)

Breakfast. After Breakfast, transfer by surface to Agra. Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal, described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love, has become the de facto tourist emblem of India. Check into the Grand Imperial. It is constructed of biscuit bricks commonly refer red to as Lahori bricks. Which were also used in the construction of the world renowned monument of love – The Taj Mahal and the Red Fort, Post World War II, the Imperial Hotel, as was then known, played hosts to distinguished guests such as The Crown Princes of England and Japan, Prince Aga Khan, Shri Moti Lal Nehru, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Jai Prakash Narayan and renowned cinema personalities such as Dilip Kumar, Madhubala and others. Overnight at the beautiful Heritage property Grand Imperial Hotel

Day-4 : AGRA/JAIPUR (240 KMS / 4.5-5 HOURS)

Morning breakfast. After Breakfast, visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains Later visit Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Also visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daullah built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father. Depart for Jaipur The capital of Rajasthan is popularly known as the `pink city` because of the ochre-pink hue of its old buildings and crenelated city walls. The Rajputs considered pink to be a colour associated with hospitality, and are reputed to have daubed the city in preparation for the visit of Britain`s Prince Alfred in 1853. This tradition and Jaipur’s welcoming, relaxed air continue to this day. Overnight at Alsisar Haveli

Day-5 : JAIPUR

Morning Breakfast. After breakfast we leave for the spectacular Amber Fort, a magnificent fortress protecting, in turn, a complex of palaces, temples and exquisite marble & mirror-inlaid halls and apartments. Afternoon tour of Jaipur – We`ll visit the old city, the Maharaja`s City Palace as well as the Observatory. Then we`ll take a short drive through the residential and business districts and we`ll stop to photograph the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) along the way. Overnight at Alsisar Haveli

Day-6 : JAIPUR / BIKANER (335KM / 6-7 HOURS)

Morning breakfast Depart for Bikaner. This desert city has a stark beauty which is totally unique. The wide-spread sand dunes, the moonlit glittering beauty and desert agility, the worth-seeing natural sites, the marvellous palaces and temples, wild life sanctuaries and archaeological treasures all combine to make this city a place of lasting charm and permanent attraction. Check into Gajner Palace on arrival. Gajner Palace is a jewel in the Thar Desert, built by HH Maharaja Sir Ganga Singh of Bikaner on the edge of a lake. The property was converted into a heritage hotel in 1976. Lose yourself in this sprawling majestic palace, with its distinctive terraces and balconies; revered for its fabulous setting and unhurried way of life, explore a world of nature-walks, boat-rides, sanctuary dinners and desert safaris. Discover Rajasthan’s ‘best-kept secret’, just 30-minutes’ drive away from Bikaner. Gala NY dinner at hotel. Overnight at Gajner Palace


Morning breakfast Depart for tour of Bikaner. Areas of attraction include Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace, Gajner Palace, Karni Mata temple (Deshnok), Kolayat, Kodamdesar, Bhandasar Jain temple. Overnight at Gajner Palace


Morning breakfast Depart for Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is also called the “Golden City of India” because the yellow sand gives a yellowish-golden shade to the city and its neighbouring area. Jaisalmer is a land of fascinating sand dunes, magnificent havelis (huge bungalows), bewitching palaces and stunning Jain temples. Jaisalmer is situated in north Indian state in the Thar desert of Rajasthan. Jaisalmer is known for its sand dunes and camel safaris. Overnight at SuryaGarh or Gorbandh Palace


Morning breakfast Depart for tour of Jaisalmer. Overnight at SuryaGarh or Gorbandh Palace


Morning Breakfast Free day to explore, shop or relax. Overnight at SuryaGarh or Gorbandh Palace

Day-11 : JAISALMER / JODHPUR(285KM / 4.5-6 HOURS)

Morning breakfast Depart for Jodhpur. Arrive Jodhpur. Among Rajasthan`s many princely settlements, Jodhpur is one of the most distinctive. This five hundred year old settlement was the headquarters of the RathoreRajputs celebrated for their tales of daring. This princely state is also referred as “The Blue city”. This land of royalty is a glittering jewel set in the golden sands of barren desert landscape & now a major export centre for handicrafts. The light that reflects of the golden sands engulf a land renowned for its vibrant colours, people in the bright clothes and beautiful jewellery, living in city dotted and dominated by towering fort and palaces that rise from sand like a mirage. Stay overnight at Bal Samand Garden Retreat, owned by the Royal family of Jodhpur

Day-12 : JODHPUR

Morning breakfast After Breakfast, visit the Meharangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone Hill, including Moti-Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit JaswantThada, an imposing Marble Memorium built in 1899 and the museum located in the Umaid Public Gardens. Overnight at Bal Samand Garden Retreat


Morning Breakfast Depart for Udaipur Arrive Udaipur – The most romantic city in Rajasthan, built around the lovely Lake Pichola, has inevitably been dubbed the `Venice of the East`. Founded in 1568 by MaharanaUdai Singh, the city is a harmonious Indian blend of whitewashed buildings, marble palaces, lakeside gardens, temples and havelis (traditional mansions). It boasts an enviable artistic heritage, a proud reputation for performing arts and a relatively plentiful water supply, all of which have helped make it an oasis of civilisation and colour in the midst of drab aridity. Overnight at Shiv Niwas Palace (Palace room) / Garden Hotel

Day-14 : UDAIPUR

Morning breakfast. Half day tour of Udaipur. Visit the city palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Shiv Niwas Palace / Garden Hotel


Morning Breakfast Transfer to airport for flight to Mumbai. Mumbai is the largest metropolis in India and also its financial capital. It is home to people of all Indian creeds and cultures, a fascinating city, throbbing with life and for many people ‘GATEWAY TO INDIA`. Overnight at Taj Mahal Hotel

Day-16 : MUMBAI/GOA DEP AI659 20:10, ARR GOA 21:20

Morning Breakfast. After Breakfast Full day tour of Mumbai including the prince of Wales Museum, the Gateway of India and the bustling Crawford Market and DobhiGhat – open air laundry market. Depart for Goa. Transfer to Mumbai Airport Overnight at Lemon Tree

Day-17 : GOA

Morning breakfast Experience a unique insight into India’s most historic region where ancient and colonial history mingles with breathtaking natural beauty. Taste and smell the intense flavours of Goa. Tourists are drawn to Goa just to visit the long, beautiful beaches. Your next night is at a resort at Calangute/Candolim only metres from the beach. You relax a little more or find a beach party. After breakfast depart for tour of Goa including a visit to a spice plantation. Overnight at Lemon Tree

Day-18 : GOA

Morning breakfast Overnight at Lemon Tree

Day-19: GOA / HOME

Morning breakfast Morning at leisure. Depart for Goa Airport

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