Classic Rajasthan Tour
Indulge in the regal charm of Rajasthan with a holiday that offers the best of hospitality, comfort, and heritage experiences. Exploring the diversity and heritage of India's most iconic state, our Classic Rajasthan itinerary is a comprehensive journey covering the region's key cities.
- Visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise
- See the Forts & Palaces of the 'Pink City' of Jaipur
- Explore Jaisalmer, into the Thar desert and stories of the Silk Route
- Climb atop the ramparts of Jodhpur's Mehrangarh Fort
- Gaze over the shimmering Lake Palace at Udaipur
Day 01 - Arrive Delhi
On arrival in Delhi, you’ll be met by your Indus Bound Representative and transferred to your hotel, where you’ll be staying for two nights. Spend the remainder of the day recovering from your journey, and perhaps a stroll around the local neighborhood later.
Day 02 - In Delhi
Explore Delhi today starting with Old Delhi in the morning: enjoy a cycle rickshaw ride in the bustling lanes of Chandni Chowk followed by the Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. In the afternoon, drive past Lutyens's New Delhi and visit the tomb of Humayun and the Qutab Minar. Spend some time at the Bangla Sahib Sikh Temple for blessings and see & participate in the community kitchen.
[Optional : Cooking Class experience with a local]
Day 03 - Drive to Agra
Drive to Agra (03-04 Hrs). Later, proceed for your city tour of Agra, including a visit to the impressive Agra Fort, a mix of Hindu and Islamic architecture followed by a visit to the ornate tomb of Itamud-ud-Daulah.
[Optional : Visit to the Sherous Hangout Cafe]
Day 04 - Drive to Jaipur
An early start this morning, but worth it for sunrise views of the Taj Mahal. It's also the quietest time to visit, before the crowds arrive. Return back to your hotel and drive to Jaipur (05-06 Hrs) where you would be visiting the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri enroute. Closer to Jaipur you would stop at the impressive 9th century step well at Abhaneri.
Day 05 - In Jaipur
Enjoy a full day’s sightseeing in Jaipur today, beginning with a trip out to Amber, followed by the Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar Observatory and world-famous City Palace museum. Enjoy a local market walk to explore the way of life here.
Day 06 - Fly to Jaisalmer
At time, fly to Jaisalmer. Spend rest of your day at leisure.
Day 07 - In Jaisalmer
Explore the narrow alleyways, walled havelis and medieval Jain temples of Jaisalmer Fort on a guided walking tour after breakfast. In the afternoon, you’ll drive out to the Desert National Park for an evening walk on the great sand dunes at Sam.
Day 08 - Drive to Jodhpur
Drive to Jodhpur (06-07 Hrs). Spend rest of your day at leisure or explore neighborhood with your driver.
Day 09 - In Jodhpur
Visit the impressive Mehrangarh Fort which stands overlooking the whole of Jodhpur as well as getting the chance to explore the busy streets and blue houses. Later discover the bazaars located around the clock tower.
Day 10 - Drive to Udaipur
Drive to Udaipur (05-06 Hrs) via the impressive Kumbhalgarh Fort and Temple at Ranakpur. The temple is a renowned Jain temple and is certainly one of the most impressive temples to visit while in Rajasthan. Also, stop to see and walk up to Kumbhalgarh Fort.
Day 11 - In Udaipur
Explore many of the highlights of the city including the City Palace which was built in a flamboyant style and considered the largest of its type in the state. Wander down to the Jagdish Temple nearby before heading into the old city to explore the markets. Late afternoon is the time to be at the water’s edge, soaking up the sunset colours and unique atmosphere of this romantic city with a boat ride in Lake Pichola.
[Optional : Visit to the Animal Aid Unlimited]
Day 12 - Fly to Delhi & Departure Transfer
Fly to Delhi and transferred to International Airport for flight back home, or continue your onward journey with us
Starting from USD 1220 Per Person
Price is based on double occupancy, and is subject to change based on hotels & dates of travel. Price includes daily breakfast, sightseeing, monument entrance fees, private guides, domestic flights, transfers, chauffeur driven air-conditioned SUV car & All Taxes.
When to Travel?
The best time to visit Rajasthan is October to March as days are sunny, not too humid, with cooler nights.
The summers in Rajasthan are hot and humid, with the average temperatures rising to as high as 45°C, therefore can be avoided.
These are some of the recommended hotels for your private tour. Let us know for more options you may need, we work with a wide range of hotels in India & Beyond.
FIRST CLASS, HERITAGE
The Oberoi Amarvilas
Coral Tree Homestay
Taj Rambagh Palace
Royal Heritage Haveli
FIRST CLASS, HERITAGE
MID RANGE, BOUTIQUE HOMESTAY
OPULENT, LUXURY TENTS
The Mihir Garh
Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace
FIRST CLASS, HERITAGE, BOUTIQUE
MID RANGE, HERITAGE
The Oberoi Udaivilas
Taj Lake Palace
The Leela Palace
Jagat Niwas Palace
MID RANGE, HERITAGE
Why 'Private' Travel?
Full flexibility & Personalized service with your own experienced Private guide
A private Car & Driver at your disposal for your holiday. Set your own pace
Select from Hand-picked hotels; from Luxury Palaces to boutique homestays
Meet the locals & Discover the real 'authentic' experiences of a destination
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