Travel along the Rajasthan Ganges and experience the raw rural and desert life of the folks there. If you are traveling from metropolitan or cosmopolitan, this experience will be very different for you. The places that you will come across are all away from modernity and the hustle bustle.
Start your travel by visiting the capital city of India, Delhi. A one day tour in the capital city shall make you more familiar with the inherent Indian values and traditions, a few which we have inherited from our ancestors and a few which were left by different rulers during different eras in history.
From Delhi, you will be taken to Manvar where the camel rides across the dunes are waiting for you. Explore the dry sands while you ride over a camel whole day and end your day observing the never to be forgotten sunset view.
The dominating and majestic Mehrangarh fort is on your way. The fort is located in Jodhpur is an example of the fine Rajput architecture. The houses here are built of combined Rajput and Mughal architecture. The Chittar palace is a home to the royal families of Jodhpur which is open for the visit for tourists.
The Kumbhalgarh fort is next in our list. It is a World Heritage Site built in 15th century by Rana Kumbha. After this Fort, the beautiful lakes and gardens are waiting for you in the city of Lakes, Udaipur. There is a lot to explore in this trip ahead, from the palace of Rani Padmini in Bundi to the spiritual aartis in Banaras. The aura of Varanasi will enlighten your mind and soul before you leave for your abodes. The trip will be packed up with zest and enthusiasm and of course, a lot of cherished memories.
A warm welcome on arrival at Delhi Airport by our reprenstative. Meet our driver & transferred to hotel. Rest of the time at leisure. Overnight stay in Delhi.
After a delicious breakfast join our selected tour guide for sightseeing of Old & New Delhi. Start with Raj Ghat (the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi). Visit Jama Masjid & the Red Fort. Also visit the oldest & famous market Chandni Chowk in Rickshaw. Post lunch visit New Delhi. Explore Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb (A UNESCO World Heritage Site) & the renowned India Gate. Later drive past through President’s House & Parliament House. Overnight stay in Delhi.Optional – Live show at the Kingdom of Dreams
Board morning flight to Jodhpur. You will be greeted by our staff at Jodhpur Airport & driven straight to Manvar. A perfect base to explore & experience the typical desert life as well as for nature lovers. Check in at resort or camp. After freshen up we have arranged camels for you to trek in nearby dunes passing through tribal villages & ending with a beautiful sunset over the dunes. Overnight in Manvar.
Morning check out from resort or camps & drive to Jodhpur. After relaxing a while meet up our guide in hotel to explore Blue City. Start with the majestic & most dominant Mehrangarh Fort. A fine example of Rajput architecture & houses of fined arts from Mughal & Rajput period. Later visit Jaswant Thada, a white marble structure built in 1899. Also visit the magnificent Umaid Bhawan Palace, also known as Chittar Palace completed in 1944 & home of present royal family of Jodhpur. Also visit the non profit organization ‘Sambhali Trust’ working for empowerment & development of women in Rajasthan. Overnight in Jodhpur.
Check out from hotel & drive to Kumbhalgarh. On the way stop at Ranakpur Jain Temples to see the large intricately carved temples built in 15th century. Check in at hotel in Kumbhalgarh. Overnight in Kumbhalgarh.
Morning visit Kumbhalgarh Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site built by Rana Kumbha in 15th century is world famous for its strong structure covered by 36 kms long wall & over 25 feet thick. Later drive to Udaipur & check in at pre-booked hotel. Overnight in Udaipur.
Get ready after breakfast for sightseeing tour of this wonderful city. Start with City Palace, the grand palace originally built by Maharana Udai Singh II overlooking the Pichola Lake. Later visit Jagdish Temple.
Take a heritage walk in this most romantic city to mingle with locals, explore the narrow alleys, see the vibrant bazaars & see the Gangaur Ghat to experience the daily life of people. Visit Saheliyon Ki Bari – A garden was specially laid for 48 young women attendants who accompanied with Princess of Udaipur as dowry. In the evening enjoy boat ride on river Pichola to see the numerous palaces & to capture the perfect evening on the serene waters of this manmade lake. Later drive pass through Fateh Sagar Lake. In the evening Turban Adventures has organized a dinner for you at lakeside restaurant. Overnight in Udaipur.
After breakfast start drive towards Bundi via Chittorgarh. Visit Chittorgarh Fort, pride of India standing still in its full valour & courage. Enchant youself by visiting many palaces & temples in complex. Also visit the palace of Rani Padmini. Drive straight to Bundi, the undiscovered gem of Rajasthan surrounded by Aravali Mountains. Check in at hotel. Overnight in Bundi.
Morning check out from hotel & visit Taragarh Fort was contructed in 1411 AD. Visit the various palaces inside & a reservoir which was once used to water supply in fort. Turban Adventures has organized a special trip for you in Bundi in association with Kukki Sharma who discovered about 70 prehistoric rock painting sites. Unveil the history with specialist & drive straight to Jaipur. On arrival check in at your hotel. Overnight in Jaipur.
After breakfast in the morning you will be met by our guide for sightseeing of Jaipur. Starting with an excursion to Amber Fort, A perfect example of Mughal & Rajput architecture. Ride on the decorated elephant to reach at the top of fort. Visit 16th century step well famous as Panna Meena ka kund located in the foothills of mountains. While return to city stop at Jal Mahal for photo tour. Later visit City Palace – residence of former royal family of Jaipur, Jantar Mantar ( A UNESCO World Heritage Site ) is a astronomical observatory designed by Maharaja Jai Singh II & The Palace of Winds famous as Hawa Mahal, the landmark of Jaipur. Have a lunch at renowned restaurant & take a heritage walk with our guide in old city, passing through the narrow streets, exploring flower & vegetable markets. See the local artisans & experience the lifestyle of people in Pink City. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Have a sumptuous breakfast in hotel & drive to Agra enroute visit Abhaneri, the famous village where the largest step well in world located knowns as ‘Chand Baori’. Visit Harshat Mata Temple & can have a short experience of camel ride. Our next stop is Fatehpur Sikri built by Akbar & abandoned on the death of Emperor. On arrival in Agra check in at pre-booked hotel for overnight stay.
Early morning get ready to indulge in the beauty of Taj Mahal to experience this most visited monument at sunrise. Come back to hotel. Afternoon check out from hotel & join our tour guide for sightseeing of Agra Fort, the red sanstone building which was built by Mughal Emperor Akbar. Continue visit Imad-ud-daullah tomb famous as Baby Taj. Opt for photo tour of Taj Mahal from Mehtab Bagh. The best garden complex from where one can have the great views of Taj Mahal. In the evening board overnight train to Varanasi. Overnight in train.
Arrive by morning in Varanasi. Meet our staff at Varanasi Railway Station & check in at your pre-booked hotel. Set out this afternoon for excursion to Sarnath, where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. Visit the various monasteries & come back to Varanasi. In the evening visit the Dashaswamedh Ghat to see the holy Aarti on the banks of Ganges. Overnight in Varanasi.
Early morning enjoy boat cruise on the great Ganges River to see the many rituals on the banks. Take a guided walking tour of old city with our guide to explore Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Bharat Mata Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple & Sankat Mochan Temple. Return to hotel & after breakfast leave for Varanasi Airport to board flight to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi Airport meet our driver & check in at hotel near to Airport. Overnight in Delhi.
After breakfast check out from hotel & catch flight from Delhi International Airport.