India’s largest state, Rajasthan, beckons travelers with a promise of regal experiences and enchanting landscapes. Home to the Thar Desert, royal palaces, and majestic forts, this land of rippling sand dunes has captivated explorers for centuries. If you’re seeking a journey that unravels the vibrant tapestry of Rajasthan’s culture and heritage, look no further than the meticulously planned 15-Day Royal Rajasthan Tour, curated by Oriental Travels.
Day 1-2: Delhi- A Glimpse pf Modernity and History.
Your adventure begins in the heart of India, Delhi. The capital city is a dynamic blend of the old and the new. Explore historical sites like the Red Fort, marvel at the India Gate, and wander through the towering Qutub Minar. Don’t forget to savor the flavors of Delhi’s street food.
Day 3-4: Jaisalmer- The Golden City of Sand Dunes
The journey then takes you to the golden city of Jaisalmer. This desert jewel is renowned for its breathtaking sandstone architecture that seems to glow under the desert sun. Visit the iconic Jaisalmer Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and explore havelis adorned with intricate carvings. For a touch of adventure, embark on a thrilling desert safari amidst the rolling sand dunes.
Day 5-6: Jodhpur- The Blue City of Forts
Journey to Jodhpur, aptly nicknamed the “Blue City” due to the vibrant blue-painted houses that dot its landscape. Explore the mighty Mehrangarh Fort, which offers panoramic views of the city below. Visit the Umaid Bhawan Palace and lose yourself in the bustling markets that sell traditional handicrafts and textiles.
Day 7-8: Jaipur- The Pink City of Royalty
Jaipur, the “Pink City,” is your next destination, steeped in history and culture. Witness the grandeur of the Amber Fort, the City Palace, and the iconic Hawa Mahal. Experience the thrill of an elephant ride, and shop for exquisite gemstones and jewelry in the bustling markets.
Day 9: Agra- The city of Taj Mahal
The tour then leads you to Agra, home to the magnificent Taj Mahal, an architectural masterpiece and an eternal symbol of love. Explore the awe-inspiring beauty of the Taj Mahal and the historical significance of Agra Fort.
Day 10-11: Mandawa- The living Art Gallery
Mandawa, a charming town in Rajasthan, is often referred to as the “Living Art Gallery” due to the exquisitely painted havelis that adorn its streets. Stroll through the captivating lanes and admire the intricate frescoes that decorate these grand mansions.
Day 12-13: Bikaner- A Glimpse of Rajasthan’s Rich Culture
Bikaner, your next destination, showcases the vibrant culture and heritage of Rajasthan. Visit the imposing Junagarh Fort, marvel at the Karni Mata Temple, often called the “Rat Temple,” and relish the flavors of traditional Rajasthani cuisine.
Day 14: Return to Delhi
After exploring the myriad hues of Rajasthan, you’ll return to Delhi, where you can spend your last day revisiting any missed attractions or indulging in local delicacies.
The Royal Rajasthan Tour, thoughtfully curated by Oriental Travels, is more than a journey through history; it’s an immersion in the regal heritage of India’s most majestic state. Rajasthan, with its rich tapestry of culture and breathtaking landscapes, awaits your exploration.