Rajasthan Adventure

Classic, Delhi to Delhi

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Travelling through Rajasthan is like walking through a kaleidoscope. Everywhere you look, colours dance before your eyes — from saris drying on riverbeds to the sunsets of Udaipur, from the spice market in Jodhpur to the white marble of the Taj Mahal. Uncover the secrets of romantic Rajasthan on this 15-day tour of the colourful Indian state. Marvel at the rampart views from Jodphur's Meherangarh Fort, enjoy a safari in Ranthambore National Park, and then soak in the relaxed atmosphere of Udaipur. Your expert CEO will take care of the hassles — and travel days are well-paced and include private transport, so you'll hit the sights refreshed. Be prepared to fall in love with India!

What’s included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Women on Wheels Transfer, Indira Gandhi International Airport Your G for Good Moment: City Walk, Delhi
  • Old Delhi walk with stops at the Jama Masjid, Gurduwara, Chandni Chowk, and Connaught Place
  • Meherangarh Fort visit (Jodhpur)
  • Udaipur orientation tour with city palace visit
  • Cultural show at the Bagore-ki-Haveli
  • Sunrise at Savitiri Temple (Pushkar)
  • Sunset camel ride
  • Amber Fort tour (Jaipur)
  • Sunset visit to Ranthambore Fort
  • Safari in Ranthambore National Park
  • Abhaneri stepwell visit
  • Taj Mahal entrance
  • Agra Fort entrance and guided tour
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Explore the colourful cities of rajasthan
  • Uncover ancient forts
  • Discover a traditional way of life
  • Revel in the stunning beauty of the taj mahal
  • Wander the serene canals of udaipur
  • Embark on a safari in ranthambore national park

Itinerary

Day 1 Delhi There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Women on Wheels Transfer Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Delhi Enjoy a youth-led city tour held by at-risk youth. This is a unique way for travellers to observe Delhi from a new perspective and learn about the important work of local nonprofit Salaam Baalak Trust. Visit the famous Jama Masjid (Great Mosque), walk through Chandni Chowk, one of India's oldest and busiest markets, and explore the history of the Sikh religion at the important Sikh Gurduwara SisGanj. Wander through the colorful spice market before visiting Connaught Place. Later explore on your own, opting to visit the markets and shops, the Gandhi museum, India Gate, or stroll through the peaceful Lodi Gardens. In the evening, head to the train station for an overnight train to Jodphur. Included Activities: City Walk Jama Masjid Visit Chandni Chowk Visit Gurdwara Sis Ganj Visit Transport: Basic overnight train (beds) (12.00 hour(s))
Day 3 Jodhpur Arrive early at Jodhpur, the second largest city in Rajasthan. Jodhpur is sometimes called the “Blue City” for the vast number of houses here that are painted blue. Take a short climb to the top of a hill on the outskirts of the city to reach the Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest forts in India. Wander around the Old City, with its clock tower and Sadar Bazaar, one of the oldest markets in India. Opt to head further afield and visit a Bishnoi tribal village. Included Activities: Mehrangarh Fort Visit Sadar Bazaar
Day 4 Jodhpur/Udaipur Continue on to Udaipur and take an orientation walk including a visit to Lake Pichola. In the evening, attend a Rajasthani Cultural show at the Bagore-ki-Haveli Folk Museum on Gangaur Ghat. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Bagore-ki-Haveli Cultural Show Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s))
Day 5 Udaipur Opt to journey out to the hilltop Monsoon Palace, the summer resort of the Maharajas. Sitting atop a hill with a panoramic view of the city’s lakes, it a great place to watch the sunset. Included Activities: City Palace Visit Jagdish Temple Visit
Day 6 Udaipur/Jojawar (1D) This is rural Rajasthan at its best. Undiscovered by most travellers, explore this small village by foot and gain some insight into the life of the people in this part of rural India. Join an impromptu game of cricket with the local children or travel by a vintage car or train safari with locals through the surrounding hills. Included Activities: Village Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (3.50-4.00 hours)
Day 7 Jojawar/Pushkar (1B) Travel through Ajmer and over Snake Mountain. Take an orientation walk around Pushkar, including the lake and ghats and also the 14th-century Brahma Temple. Pushkar is famous for the Brahma Temple, making it one of the holiest Hindu pilgrimage sites in the world. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Brahma Temple Visit Sunset Camel Ride Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 160km)
Day 8 Pushkar Enjoy the sunrise at Savitri Temple. Enjoy some free time: take the afternoon to explore the ghats and town at leisure. Included Activities: Savitri Temple Climb
Day 9 Pushkar/Jaipur Travel to Jaipur, the former capital of a princely state of the same name. This wide-avenued city is one of the most important heritage cities in India, and home to the Hawa Mahal, or "Palace of the Winds". A visit Jaipur wouldn't be complete without checking out a Bollywood film in the spectacular Art Deco film house — the Raj Mandir Cinema. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (3.50-4.00 hours, 150km)
Day 10 Jaipur Stop and take a photo opportunity at Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) before continuing on to the Amber Fort. After the tour, opt to visit the Anokhi Museum, established by the Anokhi Foundation to ensure the ancient traditions of hand block printing are maintained. With free time, opt to head out to the nearby village of Sanganer to see blue pottery, handmade paper, or more hand block printing being done. Choose to visit the Jantar Mantar, an observatory built in the 1700s, or sip a cocktail in one of the luxuriously converted palaces. Included Activities: Amber Fort Guided Tour
Day 11 Jaipur/Ranthambore National Park (1D) Tonight's accommodation is outside of the national park. Included Activities: Ranthambore Fort Sunset Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
Day 12 Ranthambore National Park (1B, 1D) Today's safari is in a common canter. The canters are open top vehicles that seat 24, and typically your group will be sharing the canter with other visitors to the park. Tonight's accommodation is outside of the national park. Included Activities: Ranthambore National Park Safari
Day 13 Ranthambore National Park/Āgra (1B) Continue on to Agra, visiting the impressive Abhaneri stepwell en route. Included Activities: Abhaneri Stepwell Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00-7.00 hours)
Day 14 Āgra/Delhi Visit India’s most famous landmark, the Taj Mahal. Start out before sunrise for the best light in which to see this white marble masterpiece. In Agra, ride one of the ubiquitous cycle rickshaws to visit the Agra Fort. In the afternoon, travel to Delhi and opt to explore some of the city's fascinating monuments and museums with free time. Included Activities: Taj Mahal Visit Agra Fort Guided Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00-4.00 hours)
Day 15 Delhi Depart at any time.
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