Rajasthan, The Land of Maharajas (Grand Tour)

Rajasthan, The Land of Maharajas (Grand Tour)

Welcome to Rajasthan, the land of Maharajas, where history, culture, and grandeur come together to create an unforgettable travel experience. This incredible Rajasthan tour package offers three weeks of sheer excitement and a chance to explore the most captivating tourist spots in the region. From majestic forts and palaces to vibrant culture, wildlife encounters, and mouthwatering cuisines, Rajasthan has it all. Get ready to immerse yourself in the rich heritage and warm hospitality that make this destination truly unique.


Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Bundi, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Pushkar, Jaipur

20 days

The Capital City: Delhi

The journey begins in the bustling capital city of Delhi, which serves as your gateway to India. As you explore Delhi, you’ll witness the stark contrast between the cosmopolitan New Delhi and the chaotic streets of Old Delhi. To truly immerse yourself in the city’s charm, hop on a cycle rickshaw and venture into the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk. This ancient mode of transportation allows you to soak in the sights, sounds, and flavors of the city.

A Glimpse of Agra: The Iconic Taj Mahal

No tour of India is complete without a visit to Agra, home to the iconic Taj Mahal. Witnessing the majestic beauty of this marble masterpiece as the first rays of sunlight illuminate its facade is an awe-inspiring experience. The Taj Mahal’s intricate craftsmanship and its poignant love story behind its creation make it one of the most cherished wonders of the world.

Ranthambore: Chasing the Big Cats

Next on the itinerary is Ranthambore, renowned for its thriving wildlife and the opportunity to spot majestic tigers in their natural habitat. Embark on thrilling jungle safaris and keep your eyes peeled for these elusive creatures as they roam freely in the dense forests of Ranthambore National Park. The excitement of a close encounter with a tiger is sure to leave you spellbound.

Udaipur: The City of Lakes

Prepare to be enchanted by the mesmerizing city of Udaipur, often referred to as the Venice of the East. Nestled among the Aravalli Hills, Udaipur is known for its picturesque lakes, majestic palaces, and romantic ambiance. Take a boat ride on the serene waters of Lake Pichola, visit the opulent City Palace, and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of this enchanting city.

Jaipur: The Pink City

Welcome to Jaipur, the vibrant capital of Rajasthan, also known as the Pink City. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of its magnificent forts, palaces, and bustling markets. Visit the iconic Amber Fort, explore the intricately designed Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), and delve into the history of the City Palace. Jaipur offers a perfect blend of rich history, vibrant culture, and a shopper’s paradise.

Jawai: The Land of Leopards

One of the highlights of this tour is a visit to Jawai, the best place in India to spot leopards. Nestled amidst the jaw-dropping Aravalli Hills, Jawai offers a unique opportunity to witness these majestic big cats in their natural habitat. Stay in luxurious tented accommodations and embark on thrilling safaris to catch a glimpse of these elusive creatures. Jawai promises an unforgettable wildlife experience.

Jaisalmer: The Golden City

The final leg of the tour takes you to Jaisalmer, the captivating Golden City of Rajasthan. As you wander through the narrow streets of the fortified city, you’ll be greeted by intricately carved havelis, bustling markets, and the magnificent Jaisalmer Fort. Don’t miss the chance to experience a camel ride amidst the golden sand dunes of the Thar Desert, offering a truly magical desert experience.

Customization and Heartcrafted Experiences

This Rajasthan tour package can be customized according to your preferences and requirements. Whether you wish to extend your stay, explore lesser-known gems, or indulge in specific activities, our team will tailor the itinerary to create a personalized and unforgettable experience for you. Rajasthan’s charm lies not only in its famous attractions but also in the hidden treasures that await exploration.

Day 1: Arrive in Delhi (International Flight)

Upon your arrival at the capital city of India, Delhi, you will be greeted by our representative at the arrival hall terminal. Look for our representative holding a placard with your name. They will assist and escort you to your vehicle. Enjoy a warm welcome and a comfortable transfer to your hotel. Our representative will handle all the check-in formalities, ensuring a seamless start to your journey.

Day 2: Explore Old and New Delhi

Begin your exploration of Delhi with a visit to Old Delhi in the first half of the day. Start by exploring the majestic Red Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site that served as the main residence of the Mughal Emperors. Next, visit the iconic Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India. Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Chandni Chowk, one of the oldest and busiest markets in Delhi, by taking a thrilling rickshaw ride. Drive past the impressive Old Fort, also known as Purana Qila, to admire its grandeur.

In the second half of the day, explore New Delhi. Begin with a visit to Qutub Minar, another UNESCO World Heritage site. Marvel at this magnificent tower built with red sandstone and marble, standing at a height of 72.5 meters. Next, visit Humayun’s Tomb, a stunning example of Mughal architecture and a precursor to the Taj Mahal. During the drive, pass by notable landmarks such as Connaught Place, India Gate, and the President’s House.

Day 3: Travel to Agra

Today, embark on a drive to the city of Taj, Agra. The journey will take approximately 4 hours. In the afternoon, proceed with a sightseeing tour of Agra. Begin with a visit to Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This grand fort complex served as the main residence of the Mughal Emperors until the capital shifted to Delhi. Explore the impressive palaces, halls, and gardens within the fort.

Later, visit Mehtab Bagh, a garden complex offering the best view of the Taj Mahal. Witness the breathtaking beauty of the Taj Mahal with the first rays of sunlight if it’s your first visit to India. Capture this iconic monument in all its glory.

Day 4: Travel to Ranthambore Tiger Reserve

Early in the morning, embark on a sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal, an experience that words cannot fully capture. Witness the enchanting beauty of this architectural masterpiece as it glows in the soft morning light. Afterward, enjoy breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, a journey of approximately 6 hours. En route, visit Fatehpur Sikri, a historical city constructed by Emperor Akbar in the 16th century. Explore the well-preserved buildings and marvel at the fusion of Mughal and Hindu architectural styles.

Day 5: Jungle Safaris at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve

This day is dedicated to the thrilling experience of jungle safaris at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. The reserve is renowned for its population of majestic Bengal tigers and offers a remarkable opportunity to spot these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Enjoy two jungle safaris, one in the early morning and another in the late afternoon. The verdant forests, lakes, and ancient forts of Ranthambore create a captivating setting for wildlife enthusiasts and birdwatchers.

Day 6: Travel to Bundi

Start your day with an optional jungle safari to soak in the wilderness of Ranthambore. After breakfast, embark on a drive to Bundi, a journey of approximately 3 hours. On arrival, proceed with the check-in at your hotel. Bundi, located in the rugged Hadoti region of Rajasthan, is a hidden gem with a rich heritage. Explore the town’s unique architecture,including its abundant temples, baolis (stepwells), and chhatris (cenotaphs). Visit the magnificent Garh Palace, a complex of palaces, and admire the exquisite Chattar Palace and Chitra Mahal, known for their intricate Rajput architecture and stunning murals. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the Taragarh Fort, perched on a hill, and the beautiful 17th-century stepwell, Raniji Ki Baori.

Day 7: Travel further to Udaipur

After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Udaipur, which takes approximately 5 to 6 hours. On arrival, check-in at your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure, allowing yourself to relax and rejuvenate after the long drive. Udaipur, also known as the “City of Lakes,” is a captivating destination surrounded by hills and situated on the shores of Lake Pichola. Marvel at the grandeur of the City Palace, one of the largest palace complexes in the world. Immerse yourself in the romantic ambience as you explore the lake, visit the Jag Mandir island palace, and take in the beauty of this picturesque city.

Day 8: Explore Udaipur City

Dedicate the day to exploring the beautiful city of Udaipur. Begin with a visit to the City Palace, built by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559. Explore its grand palaces and immerse yourself in the rich history of the Sisodia Rajput clan. Next, visit Sahelion-Ki-Bari, a stunning garden adorned with fountains and kiosks, and the famous Jagdish Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. In the late afternoon, enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola, surrounded by the majestic palaces and scenic landscapes. Witness the mesmerizing sunset and create unforgettable memories in the “City of Lakes.”

Day 9: Drive to Jawai Bandh

After a leisurely breakfast, drive to Jawai Bandh, a journey of approximately 3 hours from Udaipur. Jawai is a quaint village named after the Jawai River, known for its unique harmony between humans, animals, and nature. This serene place is a haven for nature lovers, with its stunning hills, granite rocks, and thriving wildlife. Experience a village safari in the late afternoon, immersing yourself in the local culture and witnessing their daily routines. If you’re lucky, you may even witness a traditional wedding ceremony or enjoy captivating dance performances by the tribal people.

Day 10: Jawai Bandh

Start your day early with a thrilling leopard safari. Explore the Jawai hills, renowned for their leopard population, and witness the mesmerizing sunrise amidst the hills. Marvel at the majestic leopards in their natural habitat and soak in the breathtaking beauty of the Jawai Dam, a reservoir surrounded by the western Rajasthan landscape. Enjoy the unique experience of having breakfast on the bank of Jawai Dam, savoring the flavors while being surrounded by the wonders of nature. In the afternoon, embark on another leopard safari, cherishing the sunset and capturing the enchanting moments of this wildlife sanctuary.

Day 11: Drive to Jodhpur via Ranakpur Jain Temple

After breakfast, drive to Jodhpur, the “Blue City,” with a stop at the renowned Ranakpur Jain Temple. The temple is famous for its intricate marble architecture and is considered one of the most spectacular Jain temples in the world. Admire the detailed carvings and immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance of this sacred place. Afterward, enjoy lunch at Ranakpur before continuing your journey to Jodhpur. On arrival, check-in at your hotel and relax for the rest of the day.

Day 12: Explore the Jodhpur City

Embark on a sightseeing tour of the majestic Jodhpur city, starting with a visit to Mehrangarh Fort. This imposing fort, perched atop a hill, offers panoramic views of the city. Explore its palaces, museums, and intricately carved architecture. Next, visit Jaswant Thada, a marble memorial dedicated to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Admire its elegant architecture and serene surroundings. Conclude the day with a visit to the bustling local markets, where you can indulge in shopping for handicrafts, textiles, and vibrant Rajasthani attire.

Day 13: Drive to Jaisalmer

After breakfast, embark on a drive to Jaisalmer, the “Golden City,” known for its golden sandstone architecture. The journey takes approximately 6 hours. Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel and unwind. Jaisalmer is a captivating city that exudes a medieval charm. Take a half-day sightseeing tour and explore the magnificent Jaisalmer Fort, also known as Sonar Quila or the Golden Fort. Marvel at its intricate architecture and wander through its narrow streets. Visit the enchanting Patwon ki Haveli, Salim Singh ki Haveli, and Nathmalji ki Haveli, which showcase the splendid craftsmanship of the bygone era.

Day 14: Explore Jaisalmer City and Sand Dunes

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Jaisalmer by exploring its architectural wonders and experiencing the mesmerizing sand dunes. Take a full-day sightseeing tour, starting with a visit to the stunning Jain temples within the fort. Continue to explore the exquisite merchant mansions (havelis), including Patwon ki Haveli, famous for its intricate architecture and murals. In the evening, head to Lodurva and Samm sand dunes for an unforgettable experience. Enjoy a camel ride through the desert, witness the magical sunset over the dunes, and indulge in a traditional Rajasthani dinner.

Day 15: Drive to Bikaner

After breakfast, embark on a drive to Bikaner, a desert town in northern Rajasthan. The journey takes approximately 6 hours. Bikaner is known for its impressive Junagarh Fort, which displays a splendid fusion of Rajput and Mughal architectural styles. Explore the fort and visit its palaces, including Diwan-I-Khas, Phool Mahal, and Gaj Mandir. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Bikaner and visit the nearby Karni Mata Temple, also known as the Rat Temple, famous for its resident rat population.

Day 16: Drive to Pushkar

In the morning, visit the Karni Mata Temple, a unique place of worship where rats are revered. Witness the intriguing sight of rats roaming freely within the temple complex. Afterward, continue your drive to Pushkar, a journey of approximately 5 hours. On arrival, check-in at your hotel and take a leisurely stroll through the vibrant local bazaar. Pushkar is a holy city known for its Brahma Temple, one of the few temples dedicated to Lord Brahma in the world. Experience the spiritual atmosphere and witness devotees taking a holy bath in the sacred Pushkar Lake.

Day 17: Drive to Jaipur

After breakfast, drive to Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, often referred to as the “Pink City.” The drive takes approximately 3 to 3.5 hours. On arrival, check-in at your hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring the markets of Jaipur and the downtown area. Take a photo-stop at the iconic Hawa Mahal, also knownas the “Palace of Winds,” famous for its intricate latticework facade. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the local bazaars and indulge in shopping for handicrafts, textiles, and traditional Rajasthani jewelry. In the evening, savor a delicious dinner at a fine dining restaurant in central Jaipur.

Day 18: Explore the Pink City, Jaipur

Begin your day with an early morning visit to the magnificent Amber Fort, located on a hilltop. Enjoy a unique experience as you ride an elephant to the fort entrance, capturing panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. Explore the fort’s palaces, courtyards, and gardens, and learn about the rich history of the Rajput rulers. Afterward, visit the City Palace, a splendid complex that showcases a blend of Rajput and Mughal architectural styles. Discover the fascinating astronomical instruments at the Jantar Mantar observatory and admire the intricate marble carvings at the Birla Temple. Take the opportunity to wander through the local bazaars, where you’ll find a colorful array of textiles, handicrafts, and souvenirs.

Day 19: Travel back to Delhi

After breakfast, embark on a drive back to Delhi, the capital city of India. On arrival, check-in at a hotel near the airport for an overnight stay. Take advantage of the remaining time to indulge in some last-minute shopping or enjoy a memorable dinner at a fine restaurant in central Delhi.

Day 20: Departure from Delhi, India

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Depending on your flight schedule, a departure transfer will be arranged to take you to the international airport. Bid farewell to India, carrying with you the amazing memories and experiences from your beautiful Rajasthan tour.

Our grand tour of Rajasthan offers a perfect blend of history, culture, wildlife, and culinary delights. From the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra to the majestic forts and palaces of Udaipur, Jaipur, and Jaisalmer, every corner of this enchanting land has a story to tell. Embark on this journey and discover the warmth of Rajasthani hospitality, the vibrancy of its traditions, and the timeless beauty that continues to captivate travelers from around the world.

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