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Heartland Rajasthan

Get a rewarding insight into India's 'Land of Palaces and Princes' on this touring style journey that highlights Rajasthan's opulent palaces and imposing forts, natural diversity, glistening marble mausoleums and the diverse wildlife at India's best known tiger reserve, Ranthambore National Park, are combined to make this short journey into Rajasthan's 'golden triangle' a memorable experience.

ARRIVE EARLIER ~ STAY LONGER
Talk to us about things to do if you would like to stay in India for longer or join our Kashmir-Leh Pashmina Road or Enchanting Kerala itinerary prior to this trip.

USD 4900

We plan to operate this itinerary in 2019 at a similar time and hopefully at a similar price. We will update this information later in the year.

all inclusive, prices based on twin share
Single Room Supplement available USD1085

Escorted by
SRA tour leader for more than 6 travellers.
Local English speaking escort for 6 or less travellers
Trip duration
15 days
TEMPERATURE
20℃ - 30℃
ACCOMMODATION STYLE
Hotels
MEALS INCLUDED
TRAVEL STYLE
Tour coach, train, 1 domestic flight
SIGHTSEEING
Included
DATES
Commences Delhi
7 October 2018

Concludes Delhi
21 October 2018
GROUP SIZE
12
Itinerary at a glance
Day 1 - Arrive Delhi
Arrive in Delhi and transfer to Hotel.

Day 2 - Delhi
Full day in Old Delhi-sightseeing to include the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, Humayun's, India Gate, Parliament House and Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Day 3 - to Agra
Transfer to the railway station to catch the 1st class Shatabdi express to Agra. Sightseeing to include the Tomb of the Great Mughal Emperor Akbar at Sikandra. Afternoon visit Agra Fort and Taj Mehtab garden across the Yamuna River, with great views of the Taj Mahal.

Day 4 - to Ranthambore
Early morning start to watch the sun rise over the Taj Mahal. Return to the hotel for breakfast and then transfer to Bharatpur railway station (2hrs drive) to catch the train to Ranthambore.

Day 5 - Ranthambore
Full day sightseeing today. This morning visit Ranthambore Tiger reserve and after lunch, take a jungle safari accompanied by a specialist naturalist guide.

Day 6 - to Jaipur
This morning drive to Jaipur (4-5hrs), the Pink City and capital of Rajasthan. This afternoon sightseeing around Jaipur.

Day 7 - Jaipur
Today we visit the ancient Rajput capital of Amber, and ascend to the 16th century hilltop fortress-palace and its richly decorated apartments. Also visit City Palace, and the adjacent Jantar Mantar. Afternoon free for shopping and relaxation.

Day 8 - to Udaipur
Depart for drive to Udaipur. Check into hotel and remainder of day at leisure.

Day 9 - Udaipur
Today we'll visit the City Palace and the Chini ka Chitra Mahal's iridescent tile work, followed by a boat ride around Lake Pichola with spectacular views of the city. The City Palace towers over the lake and you will also see the merchant's havelis, temples, the royal hunting lodge and exquisite Gul Mahal Pavilion on Jag Mandir Island. Leave the boat and continue to the ornamental gardens of the Maids of Honour or Sahelion ki Bari.

Day 10 - Udaipur
This morning conclude the sightseeing program. No itinerary after lunch-time to relax in historic Udaipur.

Day 11 - to Jodhpur
Today set out by road for the drive to Johdpur (266km, 6hrs) sightseeing en route.

Day 12 - Jodhpur
Today visit to the massive 15th century Mehrangarh Fort which, together with its satellite red sandstone palaces and museum forms one of the most impressive complexes in Rajasthan.

Day 13 - to Jaisalmer
This morning transfer to the station to catch the train to Jaisalmer. Transfer to Hotel and rest of the day at leisure.

Day 14 - Jaisalmer
Our sightseeing today is in the city centre and a visit to the Fort. Option to take a short camel safari late afternoon.

Day 15 - to Delhi and conclude
Free morning until time to transfer to the airport for late afternoon flight to Delhi. Connect with evening departure flight.



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