Best of Rajasthan with Taj
Duration :: 08 Nights/09 Days
Destination Covered :: Delhi-Jaipur-Jodhpur- Jaisalmer-Jodhpur- Delhi
The Taj Sawai Madhopur Lodge, Sawai Madhopur,The Taj Jal Mahal Palace, Jaipur, Taj Usha Kiran Palace, Gwalior, The Taj View Hotel, Agra are designed to capture the history, architecture, rich cultural heritage & glorious cuisine of Rajasthan.
Day 1 - Arrive Delhi
Meet and greet on arrival at airport. Transfer to hotel Taj Palace. Afternoon free for leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 - In Delhi
After breakfast at hotel, a guided tour of historic city of old Delhi to include magnificent Red Fort, the Jama Masjid Asia’s largest mosque, Rajghat - the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi - the "Father of the Nation". Afternoon, tour of New Delhi to include Humanyun Tomb, Birla Mandir, Bahai Temple, Qutab Minar, India Gate, President'' House and drive through Connaught Place. Evening, see Son-et-Lumerie at Red Fort (optional). Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 - Delhi- Jaipur (238 kms/ 4.5 hrs)
Breakfast at hotel followed by drive to Jaipur - 'The Pink City', founded in the late 19th century. On arrival check-in hotel Rambagh Palace. Later, proceed for half day guided city tour including City Palace, Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace), Astronomical Observatory (Jantar Mantar) etc. Evening, enjoy a drive around the local streets of Jaipur in the car. Overnight at hotel Jal Mahal palace.
Day 4 - In Jaipur
After breakfast, a guided excursion to Amber Fort - the ancient capital of the state until 1728. Ascend the fort on a gaily- decorated elephant back. Evening free for wandering around the bazaars where one can choose from precious gems to variety of handicrafts. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5 - Jaipur- Jodhpur (340 kms / 7 hrs)
After breakfast proceed to Jodhpur , upon arrival check-in to the Taj hari Mahal. Over night stay at the Hotel.
Day 6 - Jodhpur- Jaisalmer(285 kms / 6 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer. Rising from the heart of the Thar Desert, like a golden mirage, is the magical city of Jaisalmer. With the crenellated golden sandstone town walls and narrow, streets, lined with exquisitely carved buildings, through which camel carts trundle leisurely, it has an extraordinarily medieval feel and an incredible atmosphere. Arrive & Check in Taj Rawal kot Hotel and relax. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7 - In Jaisalmer
Relaxed breakfast at hotel.Afternoon,visit the Fort, bazaars and the old mansions known as Havelis. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8 - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur.On arrival check in hotel Taj Hari Mahal.Later, guided city sightseeing including Umaid Bhawan Palace an architectural wonder, Jaswant Thada, Clock Tower & Sadar Bazaar. Evening in leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9 - Jodhpur-Delhi(air)
After breakfast transfer to jodhpur airport to Delhi to board flight for onward journey