Delhi – Mandawa - Bikaner - Khimsar - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Rohetgarh - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra
15 Nights and 16 Days
Live amidst royalty in a trip covering the best of the Royal Days of Rajasthan, and Delhi and Agra. We offer you a highly customized Golden Triangle Tour with Royal Rajasthan, covering the historical and cultural places of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra, along with other cities like Mandawa, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Khimsar, Pushkar and others.
The 16-days private tour is fully customized for people like you, who want to explore the majestic past and vibrant present of a royal country named India. Drive in a comfortable car and stay in comfortable hotels, along with paying a visit to the places you always wanted to explore.
Upon your arrival at the Delhi International Airport, our driver shall meet you and will transfer you to your hotel. Rest of your day is free for leisure or your own activities. Overnight stay in your hotel in Delhi.
Delhi, the capital of India, is the city with different colours. Being rich with history and prosper with modernization, the city offers you ample of options to explore.
Start your journey from the India Gate, a mammoth gate located at the centre of New Delhi. Dedicated to Indian Soldiers, the monument fills your heart with delight and patriotism. Spend some time in the gardens around the Gate and click a few pictures to keep in your memory.
Nearby is Rajghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, the unofficial Father of the Nation. If you want some peace of mind and tranquillity, there is no better place than Rajghat.
From here, we shall drive towards the Old Delhi Enroute passing by some important government buildings like Rashtrapati Bhavan (the house of the President of India), Parliament House and Red Fort. Continue driving to reach Humayun’s Tomb, a historical monument built in the honour of Mughal Emperor Humayun.
Next destination is Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India and the most prominent religious place for the Muslim community. The mosque is large enough to accommodate over quarter-a-million devotees at a time.
Next visit Qutab Minar, the tallest minaret in India. Located in the centre of Old Delhi, Qutab Minar remains the centre of tourism in the town.
After visiting these places, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Founded in the 18th century, Mandawa is a historical town that has its roots thousands of years in the history of India. It is believed to be the birth place of Mandodari, the wife of mythological character Ravana.
Upon arrival to Mandawa, check into a heritage haveli. Later in evening, go out to explore some remarkable places in Mandawa. The most popular one is the Open-air Art Gallery and Shekhawati Mansions. After visiting these places, return to your haveli for overnight stay.
Check out from your accommodation and drive towards Bikaner. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and rest for a while.
Later, go out to explore some noteworthy monuments in Bikaner. The city has the biggest attraction in the form of Junagarh Fort, a massive fort built by Maharaja Rai Singh. There are many mansions, halls, rooms and art galleries located within the fort to attract the tourists.
Next destination is Lalgarh Palace, yet another beautiful palace describing the royal touch of Rajasthan. Built by Maharaja Ganga Singh, the founder of Sri Ganganagar, the palace served as the capital and official residence of the erstwhile dynasty.
Other places to visit in Bikaner are Camel Breeding Form and Karni Mata Temple. The former one is the largest camel breeding farm in the world that houses thousands of camels and work to protect and prosper the Desert Ship. Karni Mata Temple is a beautiful temple located at a short distance from Bikaner, and is famous for king size white rats that frequent freely in the temple.
After exploring these attractions, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Check out from your hotel and drive towards Khimsar, a small town located at a short distance from Bikaner. Upon arrival, check into your room in the Khimsar Fort and rest for a while.
In evening, go out to explore the majestic Khimsar Fort. One of the most prominent forts in the history of Rajasthan, Khimsar Fort has immense importance in defining the royalty of the state. There are quite a few attractions located within the fort that you may explore. Spend a royal nightlong in your private room in the Fort.
Early morning, drive towards Jaisalmer, Enroute visiting Osian. Popularly known as the oasis in the desert, Osian is a cultural village that describes the real colours of rural Rajasthan. Hundreds of tiny hamlets provide shelter to the local residence. There are fifteen beautiful Jain & Brahma Temples built in the ancient Indian style of architecture.
After visiting Khimsar, continue driving towards Jaisalmer and check into your hotel upon arrival for a nightlong accommodation.
On the seventh day of Golden Triangle Tour with Royal Rajasthan, we shall enter the centre of Thar Desert, the city of Jaisalmer. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and spend some time in leisure.
Later, go out to explore the marvellous Jaisalmer Fort. It is the only fort in the world that has a complete township within it. Hundreds of houses, dozens of schools & colleges, marketplaces and everything else that makes a prosper town lies within the fort.
Jaisalmer is better known as the City of Havelis, due to the presence of Patwon Ki Haveli, Salim Singh Ji Ki Haveli and a few more. Explore these splendid havelis to explore the superb architectural style of ancient India.
In evening, drive towards Sam Sand Dunes, located 40km from Jaisalmer. Enjoy a camel ride to explore the Dunes before returning to your resort. In evening, the resort organizes camel safaris and cultural programs. Overnight stay in your village resort in Sam.
Check out from your village resort and drive towards Jodhpur, a historical town located in the desert. Upon arrival to Jodhpur, check into your hotel and enjoy a delicious lunch.
Later, we shall start exploring the city of Jodhpur, starting from the Mehrangarh Fort. Located at a height of 152m on a hilltop, Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest and most powerful forts in India. Mehrangarh Fort was the capital of the Marwar dynasty and played an important role in the history of India.
Later visit Jaswant Thada, a memorial dedicated to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. The cenotaphs were built in the year 1899. The beautiful monument has a large statue of Maharaja Jaswant Singh and is surrounded by beautiful gardens. Spend some time in the gardens to enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of the memorial.
After visiting few more attractions in Jodhpur, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
In the morning, drive towards Rohetgarh, a small town mainly popular for its rural lifestyle. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and rest for some time.
In afternoon, go out to visit the Bishnoi Village. Bishnoi is a famous rural community dedicated to preserve the environment. Bishnoi means one-less-than-twenty, or nineteen. This is because the sect follows the 19 rules established by Guru Jambheshwar.
In September 1730, Amrita Devi, along with 362 other people of the community sacrificed their lives to protect Khejri, the State Tree of Rajasthan. The story is better known as the Khejarli Massacre when Maharaja Abhay Singh of Jodhpur commanded to cut town Khejri trees to build a new palace. To save the trees, people of Bishnoi village hugged the trees. However, the king’s men did not stop and cut the people along with the trees. As many as 362 people lost their lives before the king aborted the action.
A large fair is organized in the village every year to tribute those who lost their lives in that massacre. The people of Bishnoi Sect are known for protecting wildlife and environment considering it more important than their lives.
Next visit the village of craftsmen, potters, weavers and metal-ware – dedicated to preserve the thousands of years old traditions and craft of Rajasthan.
Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
On the tenth day of the Golden Triangle Tour with Royal Rajasthan, drive towards Udaipur Enroute visiting Ranakpur.
Ranakpur is a beautiful town mainly famous for its centuries-old Jain Temple. Ranakpur Jain Temples are the most beautiful and well-preserved temples in the whole country, and are the largest Jain temples in the world. The exquisite engraved work in marble leaves you mesmerized when you visit the temple.
Continue driving and reach Udaipur. Check into your hotel upon arrival for overnight stay.
Enter the City of Lakes with romance in your heart, because that’s what this city wants from you to explore what it offers. Early morning, enjoy a healthy breakfast in your hotel before starting Udaipur Sightseeing.
Visit Lake Pichhola for an early-morning view. Enjoy a boat ride on the lake and witness the best of scenic beauty around. Lake Pichhola is a large man-mad lake and one of the four lakes in Udaipur. Thousands of people gather around the banks of the lake to enjoy the early morning sight.
Next destination is City Palace, a large palace and capital of the erstwhile dynasty. The palace has a museum, ramparts, halls, rooms and many more attractions worth visiting. Located beautifully aside the Lake, the City Palace offers you the real colours of Royal Rajasthan.
Nearby located is the Jagdish Temple, a beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The exquisite work on stone takes you to thousands of years back when men were able to craft such beautiful things without the aid of technology.
Other places to visit in Udaipur are Saheliyon Ki Bar, Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum and Jag Niwas. Explore all these places before returning to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 12 takes you to the heavenly city of Pushkar, located 11km from Ajmer. The town is mainly famous for its religious value and is known as the Small Kashi. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and rest for some time. Later, go out to visit the world-famous Pushkar Lake. Take a dip in the lake and destroy your sins. It is believed that Lord Brahma himself created this lake.
Next popular attraction in Pushkar is the Brahma Temple, considered to be the only temple in the world dedicated to Lord Brahma. One more popular attraction is Nag Pahar or the Snake Mountain, which looks like a snake when you see from a distance.
Return to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Early morning, enjoy a healthy breakfast in your hotel before proceeding towards Jaipur. Upon arrival to Jaipur, check into your hotel.
Jaipur, the capital of the Indian State of Rajasthan is the only city that falls in the Golden Triangle Circle and the Royal Rajasthan Circle. Having abundance of historical and cultural attractions, this city remains a popular pick among tourists.
Visit Hawa Mahal, a crown-shaped monument with 953 windows that allow fresh breeze to pass through the monument and keep it cool even during the sizzling summers. The monument was built to allow the royal ladies to enjoy the proceedings in the town without getting spotted and as a leisure place during summers.
Nearby is the City Palace, the residence of the Royal Family and a museum. The Palace houses large varieties of belongings of the erstwhile rulers, as well as many ramparts, halls, derbars and much more. The palace is a popular destination for film shooting.
After that, visit Jantar Mantar, a solar observatory with dozens of instruments used to make astronomical predictions. Jantar Mantar is one of five solar observatories in India and is largest among the all. It houses Sun Dial, the largest astronomical instrument in the world.
After visiting Govind Dev Ji Temple, return to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Before wrapping-up your journey in Jaipur, visit Amber Fort. The massive fort is located 11km from Jaipur. Ride on the back of an elephant to reach the hilltop fort. Amber Fort is one of the well-maintained forts in Jaipur. It served as the capital of the Kachhwaha Rajput Dynasty of erstwhile Rajputana, and you will find everything in the fort that describes the powerful empire.
Rest of your day is free for your own activities or leisure. Overnight stay in your hotel in Jaipur.
Post breakfast in Jaipur, check out from your hotel and drive towards Agra Enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri is a historical town-in-ruins that was established by Mughal Emperor Akbar as the capital of his empire. However, the town could not serve his responsibilities for long and a severe draught forced the emperor to shift his kingdom to Agra. The ruins of majestic monuments and buildings can still be found in the town.
Continue driving and reach Agra. Check into your hotel upon arrival. In the evening, pay a visit to Taj Mahal, the most beautiful monument in the entire world. Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaj Mahal, Taj Mahal captures innumerable credentials including the Symbol of Love and the Seventh Wonder of the World. Spend some time exploring the majestic construction before heading to the next destination.
The next destination in the list is Agra Fort, a mammoth fort built by Akbar and served as the capital of the Mughal Empire post Fatehpur Sikri. The fort today serves as a royal museum providing shelter to quite-a-few belongings of the erstwhile rulers.
Next visit Baby Taj, a smaller replica of the Taj Mahal and the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula. The monument is frequented due to its beautiful architecture and its religious value.
Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
On the last day of the Golden Triangle Tour with Royal Rajasthan, check out from your hotel and drive towards Delhi. Upon arrival to Delhi, our driver shall drop you at the Indira Gandhi International Airport where you may catch your flight back home. The tour concludes here. Thank you for being a wonderful traveller.