Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, India

Senior Tour of India: Heart of Rajasthan

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Countries Visited

India

Places Visited

Jaipur, Udaipur, Bikaner, Jodhpur...

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Suggested Duration

7 Days

The desert and mountains of Rajasthan will reveal treasured palaces and glistening lakes during this one-week India tour for seniors. Discover the culture, heritage, and opulent history, from Jaipur to Jodhpur and from Pushkar to Bikaner. Marvel at the glassy shores of Lake Pichola, find lavish facades of the Havelis of Bikaner, and delight in the vibrant life of the bazaars with this tour that has been specifically designed with senior travelers in mind.

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Trip Highlights

  • Discover the opulence of Jaipur during a private tour of the palaces and structures of the antique Jantar Mantar observatory
  • Explore the winding lanes of the famous Johri Bazaar with your guide in search of jewelry and precious gems
  • Witness the lavish decorations of the Amber Fort when inside the Mirror Palace for insight into the wealth and power of the royal family
  • Delight in the enchantment of Udaipur during a private tour that highlights the elegance and opulence of the Royal Reception Hall
  • Traverse the distinctive 15th-century holy site of Karni Mata Temple outside of Bikaner
  • Embrace the panoramic views of Jodhpur’s blue buildings from the dramatic ramparts of Mehrangarh Fortress
  • Visit one a rare Brahma Temple when in Pushkar to view the intricate etchings that decorate the floor and walls

Detailed Description

This customizable senior tour of India immerses you in the vibrant culture of the Rajasthan region, which is known for its colorful cities, layered heritage, and historical kingdoms. You will travel with private transfers and enjoy the company of specialist guides for an exciting excursion into diverse scenery and opulent palaces. Whether basking in the glow of the Royal Reception Hall of the City Palace in Udaipur or discovering the charming façade of the Hawa Mahal Palace of Winds, you will enjoy visiting distinctive cities and relaxing in luxurious accommodations.

Your India adventure in Rajasthan will begin with your arrival in Jaipur. Your private transfer will greet you at the airport and escort you to your luxury accommodation. When you are ready, your guide will lead you on an introductory tour of the city. You will explore the famous sites of the historic city, including the City Palace and Jantar Mantar observatory. Your guide will also take you on a fantastic tour of the Amber Fort for views of the cultural significance that can be found within its architecture and design. You will continue to Bikaner for one night, where a guided tour will unveil the historic ambiance of the fort and the decorated mansions known as havelis.

Eventually, you will arrive in the beauty of the Blue City for a private introductory tour. Your guide will lead you through the warren of narrow lanes along the foothill of the looming mountain before leading you to explore the regal and dramatic architecture of the Mehrangarh Fortress. When you arrive in Udaipur, you will be exposed to a different perspective of Rajasthan as the scenery changes from the desert landscape to the lush scenery of the mountains. Your guide will take you along the edges of the famous lakeshore to view the opulent architecture, such as the gilded décor of the City Palace. Soon, you will reach Pushkar, where the festive ambiance continues year-round and derives from the number of temples and holy sites around the city. You can visit the various sacred sites and explore the city’s colorful streets before returning to Jaipur to begin your journey home.

Starting Price

$1,045 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.

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