The elegance of Rajasthan is in the charming palaces and powerful fortresses that continue to decorate the magnificent landscape. This custom tailored tour will take you through the unique desert and precious mountain scenery. You will cruise on reflective lakes alongside the graceful City Palace complex of Udaipur, and traverse the inspiring ramparts of Mehrangarh Fortress. From delicate temples to emotional hymns, endless protectorate walls to glistening ancient frescoes, you will find more...
Delhi - From Home to Palaces
Your journey begins before you land in India. Your thoughts are focused on the soon to come iconic images of the country, from the vibrant saris to the colorful fruit. You step onto the plane ready to soar and to find the coming wonders, from the delectable colors illuminated from the Pink Palace to the mesmerizing Blue City of Jodhpur. You have imagined the culture and the architecture, the food and the landscape and, as the plane lands in the capital city of Delhi, you are ready to experience it all.
Delhi - Along the Old Gates
Delhi - Visiting the Old and The New Delhi
Udaipur - The City on the Lake
Udaipur - Crystal Galleries and Luminescent Waters
Kumbalgarh - Rose City to Stellar Temples
Jodhpur - Large Walls to Mountainous Blues
Jaipur - Blue Tops to Pink Towers
Jaipur - The Elegance of Strength
Jaipur - A Wealthy Village
Jaipur - Final Palace
- Discover the tremendous eclectic history of Delhi, ranging from towering minarets to ancient city walls
- Delight in a boat tour on the romantic waters of Lake Pichola in Udaipur
- Witness the grandeur of the City Palace complex in Udaipur that sits alongside the banks of Lake Pichola
- Visit the magnificent Jain Temples in Ranakpur where the artistry is carved from marble and into 1,444 pillars
- View the extensive ramparts Kumbhalgarh Fort second only to the Great Wall of China
- Find yourself in the quintessential images of India while visiting the Palace of Winds in Jaipur
- Experience the aromatics of one of the oldest spice trades in India as you traverse the blue buildings of Jodhpur
The calls of the Old Market in Delhi brim with color and Jodhpur is filled with the enticing scent of ancient spices. On this 11-day tour through Rajasthan you will discover the opulence of the Rajput past, filled with maharajas and legends, along with the distinct religions that coexist among vibrant temples and unique principles. From the pink sandstone that brings Jaipur into iridescence to the sacred Pushkar ghats that house myths of Hindu gods, you will find a transcendent culture within the past and present palaces of Rajasthan.
Begin your vacation to India with your flight to Delhi, India. You depart from home excited, ready to experience the fabulous culture and witness tremendous history. You arrive in Delhi with the day at your leisure, able to relax within the comforts of your hotel or stroll along the historic walls that encompass vibrant markets. The following day you will tour through the remarkable combination of old and new, whether in terms of city walls, marveled towers, or parliament. When you transfer to Udaipur you will have an afternoon on Lake Pichola, able to view the city from its central waterway. A full day tour will bring you through the City Palace complex and around the city’s opulent history, through temples, villas, and markets. En route to Kumbhalgarh you will stop in Ranakpur to visit the 15th century Jain temples before strolling through the tremendous reach of the Kumbhalgarh fortress walls.
Continue onward to a Bishnoi Village and have a first hand experience with the unique sect of Hinduism dedicated the preservation of animals and trees. In the evening you will arrive in the renowned Blue City of Jodhpur and experience the charm of the old, colorful streets. In the morning you will tour through the towering Mehrangarh Fort before visiting Pushkar and the marvelous temples and ghats in the city’s small circumference, finding a bustling bazaar along the pathways.
That evening you will arrive in the Pink City of Jaipur where the next day you will partake in a full tour through the magnificent hues along the City Palace complex and in the glittering frescoes of the Amer Fort. From Jaipur you will head to Samode, home to a charismatic village and a 19th century palace. On your final day you will transfer from Samode to Delhi for you return flight home, but you could always stay a little while longer if you aren’t ready to leave.
$2,140 per person (excluding international flights)
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