Forts and Palaces of Rajasthan

Valour, Honour, Romance. An introduction to the ‘land of kings’

​This tour takes you into the state of Rajasthan to show you its heritage of valour, honour, romance and its colourful culture. This ‘land of kings’ has some of the most breath-taking forts and palaces in the country and are sure to impress you no end. On this trip you will travel through some very interesting landscapes—from sand dunes to lush green hills. But one thing that remains a constant are the remarkably beautiful people of this state with their superbly colourful attire…not to miss the men with their turbans and proud moustaches! And yes, we take you to Agra to see the Taj Mahal too. 

Tour Snapshot

10-day tour
Best time to visit: October – April
Routing: Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Jodhpur-Udaipur-Mumbai
Tour reference number: NI-002

Tour highlights

  • ​Visit 5 World Heritage sites in one tour 
  • Get a glimpse of colonial architecture in Delhi 
  • Visit Delhi’s most famous and old spice market 
  • Visit Taj Mahal 
  • Walk through the traditional markets of Jaipur 
  • Take part in an ‘opium ceremony’ near Jodhpur 
  • Visit Mehrangarh fort at Jodhpur 
  • Take a boat ride at sunset on Lake Pichola in Udaipur 
  • Explore local colourful markets 
  • Visit the incredible marble Jain Temple at Ranakpur 
Detailed Map f North India Destinations by Jasmine Trails

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Brief Programme

Welcome to the capital of India. Visit Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb today. Drive through the colonial era government area.

Explore Old Delhi with its grand Friday Mosque and spice market. Navigate the lanes on rickshaws.

Drive to Agra this morning. This is the big day when you visit the Taj Mahal! Another great attraction is the marvelous riverside Agra Fort.

Drive to Jaipur today. Enroute you will visit the famous, deserted Mughal capital Fatehpur Sikri. Late afternoon walk through the colourful, bustling markets of the walled pink city.

Explore the City Palace complex the massive open-air observatory Jantar Mantar. Time this afternoon to shop till you drop!

Visit the hilltop fort at Amber and then Fly to Jodhpur. Explore the old Blue City by foot this afternoon.

Go up to the imposing Mehrangarh Fort and take a tour through its winding passageways and rooms. Visit the white marble memorial complex Jaswant Thada. In the afternoon take a jeep safari to the nearby villages and interact with the Bishnoi people. Take part in the opium ceremony (we promise you won’t get into trouble)

Drive today to Udaipur visiting the beautiful marble Jain temples at Ranakpur on the way. Enjoy the evening in the city of lakes, Udaipur.

Explore the architecturally impressive and complex City Palace. Walk through the quaint market and later in the afternoon take a sunset boat cruise on the picture-perfect Lake Pichola.

Fly to Mumbai, the city that never sleeps, this morning. Visit Gateway of India, drive through the colonial heritage zone, watch the laundry people thrashing dirt out of clothes in a massive open-air laundry. End the evening in a pub before going to the international airport for your flight home.

This tour is a sample of one of the popular routings and experiences. We will be delighted to customize it to your interests and budget.

What can we add on to this programme?

  • Love wildlife? Two nights in Ranthambore for enjoying tiger safaris is an exciting add-on
  • Fancy a time-out on the way? A night at Chhatrasagar is the perfect way to treat yourself to some understated luxury in tranquillity, far from crowds.
  • Alternately, add a night in the desert sand dunes in luxury tents, complete with bonfire, folk dances and camel rides.
  • We have several interactive experiences up our sleeves in each place which we can recommend as well.
  • This tour can be combined with other tours like Tigers and temples as well with Nepal and Bhutan. 

Write to us now  to get this tour customized for you with a price proposal. 

The tour price will depend on many factors such as time of travel, hotel selection, and add-on experiences and services.

Recommended hotels: 

New Delhi: The Imperial, The Claridges, The Park, Colonel’s Retreat
Agra: Oberoi Amarvilas, ITC Mughal Sheraton, Trident Hotel
Jaipur: Samode Haveli, Dera Mandawa, Rambagh Palace

Write to us now  to get this tour customized for you with a price proposal.