Honeymoon is the time when you look to cement your bond of love with your partner and spend some unforgettable romantic moments together. What could be more romantic and enchanting place to spend a loving time together than Rajasthan? Our 17 days and 16 nights romantic tour package takes you to the various famous palaces of Rajasthan like Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Pushkar and Jaipur where you can get mesmerized by the natural beauty, marvel many splendid monuments and enjoy a memorable honeymoon.
TRIP HIGHLIGHTS :
- Visit worlds largest and most beautiful Hindu temple.
- Enjoy rickshaw ride in the old colourful lanes of old delhi.
- Experience a all new world in Mandawa.
- Visit the majestic junagarh fort in bikaner.
- Do camel safari in sam sand dunes of the thar desert of jaisalmer.
- Experience the rural life of villages in luni.
- Feel the romance in the city of love Udaipur.
- Stay in a beautiful palace in deogarh.
- Visit one of the seven wonders of the world TAJ MAHAL.
- Visit pink city (JAIPUR) and witness the beautiful forts and palaces and enjoy the heritage walk inside the old city.
DAY 1 : ARRIVE DELHI
Upon arrival at Delhi International airport meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 2 : DELHI
After breakfast we will go for a guided tour of Old Delhi, the 17th century walled city of Shah Jahanabad, Visiting the great Jama Masjid, the principal mosque of Old Delhi. Built in the year 1656 AD by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is the largest & best known mosque in India. Later we walk down or take a rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk, the old marketplace of Shah Jahanabad now a picturesque bazaar to reach Red Fort, built in the year 1648 by Shah Jahan.
In the afternoon we will visit the monuments and historical palaces of New Delhi, here we will visit Raj Ghat, memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is a simple black marble platform that marks the spot of his cremation on 31 January 1948. Further we drive past India Gate, memorial built in the year 1931 to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died in the World War I & the Afghan Wars. The names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. President’s House, the official residence of the President of India, built in the year 1931. Until 1950 it was known as Viceroy’s House & served as the residence of the Governor-General of British India.
We will also visit Humayun’s Tomb, memorial of Mughal Emperor Humayun. The complex is a World Heritage Site & the first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India. Qutub Minar, built in the year 1206 by Qutub-ud-din Aibek. It is the tallest (72m) brick minaret in the world, an important example of Indo – Islamic Architecture.
Later in the afternoon return to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 3 : DELHI – MANDAWA
Today we will leave for Mandawa well known for its forts and palace. It is located in the district of Jhunjhunu in Shekhawati region. The town of Mandawa was a trading outpost for the ancient caravan routes between China and the Middle East. Thakur Nawal Singh of Nawalgarh and Mandawa, built a fort in 1755 to protect this outpost. The township that grew around the fort soon attracted a large community of traders, who settled here. Mandawa still retains the havelis, mansions and the old world architecture dating back to that time.
Upon reaching Mandawa check into the hotel. After fresh-n-up we will have the fort and palaces tours of Mandawa with its few villages. Later return to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 4 : MANDAWA – BIKANER – GAJNER
After breakfast leave for Bikaner. Upon arrival visit the royal walled medieval city dating back to 1486 AD and established by Prince Bika Rathore. Bikaner was a great center for trade in the ancient world as it was between the ancient caravan route, which linked Central Asia and North India with Gujarat seaports.
We will be visiting the massive fort of Junagarh built between 1588-1593 AD by Raja Rai Singh (1571-1611 AD). Junagarh fort is an architectural masterpiece. Further we will visit the Lalgarh palace made by red sandstone and built by Maharaja Ganga Singh (1881 AD-1942 AD) in memory of his father Maharaja Lal Singh between 1902-1926. Lalgarh is an example of pure Rajput martial architecture.
Later proceed to Gajner. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 5 : GAJNER – JAISALMER
Morning enjoy jeep safari to the Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary to spot exotic animals like deer, jackal, wild boar and peacock. Later return to the hotel for fresh-n-up. After fresh-n-up drive to Jaisalmer. En-route we visit the village of kolayat. Further we will visit the village of Bawari Kallan. Here we will have a walk through village street to observe the typical rural life of the village.
Further continue drive to Jaisalmer. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 6 : JAISALMER
After breakfast we will have full day city tour of Jaisalmer. Visiting the mighty Jaisalmer Fort – The fort was built by the king Rao Jaisal in 1156 AD, so its name derived. Jaisalmer Fort stands proudly amidst the golden stretches of the great Thar Desert, on Trikuta Hill, and has been the scene of many battles.
Further we will visit Manak Chowk and Havelis of Jaisalmer also visit the Gadisar lake, and its colorful market. Later return to the hotel for fresh-n-up.
In the evening we go for an excursion to Sam Sand Dunes to enjoy a camel safari and enjoy sun set at sand dune. Later in the evening leave for Jaisalmer. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Jaisalmer town in India was founded by Prince Jaisal Bhatti. It is located deep in the heart of the Thar desert. Centuries ago Jaisalmer’s strategic position on the camel train routes brought it’s townspeople enormous wealth that they spent on building intricately carved palaces and temples in golden-yellow sandstone.
These fortresses of Jaisalmer called as “Havelis of Jaisalmer” are like a mirage from the barren Thar Desert.
On either side of the narrow lanes are the sandstone havelis, with stone carvings, screen windows, delicate pavilions & balconies. These beautiful Havelis (mansions) were built by Jaisalmer’s wealthy merchants.
DAY 7 : JAISALMER – JODHPUR – LUNI
After an early breakfast, we will leave for Luni, en-route visiting Jodhpur city. It is the largest city in Rajasthan after Jaipur, Jodhpur stands at the edge of the Thar Desert. It was founded by Rao Jodha. The sightseeing in Jodhpur includes Mehrangarh Fort – one of the most impressive & formidable in the whole of fort-studded Rajasthan is situated on a high natural rock bluff and from which you can look down on the wonderful panorama of the bustling city, further visit to the Jaswant Thada – the Royal Cenotaphs.
Later we will leave for Luni. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Overnight stay hotel.
DAY 8 : LUNI – UDAIPUR
Today we will explore the Luni village. Here we will also enjoying Jeep safari and camel safari.
Today we will be visiting various traditional villages, seeing local handicrafts, pottery and hand weaving and some rare wildlife.
Later in the afternoon leave for Udaipur. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 9 : UDAIPUR
Today we will go for a full day city sightseeing tour of the romantic Lake City of Udaipur. Udaipur famous for the stunning white marble Palace built on an island in the Lake Pichola. It was the former Palace of the Maharana and now converted to one of the most glamorous hotels in India. The tour will cover the magnificent City Palace, the Jagdish temple, the pleasure gardens and a drive around the other nearby lakes.
The magnificent City Palace, which is simply enormous – an assemblance of not one but four separate palaces covering some four acres of area and exceeding all other palaces for colossal grandeur. Here you will marvel at rooms with mirrored walls and ivory doors, colored glass windows and inlaid marble balconies; and the Peacock Courtyard.
In the afternoon we will enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Pichola at sunset visiting the Jagmandir Island – in the middle of the Romantic Lake Pichola. It commands a magnificent view of the City Palace, Lake Palace and Sajjangarh Fort, on its own island, and it is where Prince Khurram was given refuge in the 17th century. Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 10 : UDAIPUR – RANAKPUR – DEOGARH
After breakfast we will leave for the fort city of Deogarh. On our way to Deogarh we will visit the mystical Jain temples of Ranakpur. The jain temples of Ranakpur are dating back to the 15th century. Its 200 pillars, none of which are alike, support its 29 halls. The Temple abounds with intricate friezes and sculptures. The tour also includes visits to two more Jain temples and the Temple of the Sun God with its erotic sculptures.
Later we will continue drive to Deogarh. Upon arrival check into the Deogarh Mahal. After fresh-n-up explore the palace. Deogarh Mahal stands at a height of 2100 ft. above sea level with its bold battlements, domed turrets and balconies offering a commanding view of the surrounding Aravalli mountains and its rugged rock-strewn countryside dotted by a number of lakes. Overnight stay at Deogarh mahal.
DAY 11 : DEOGARH – KHEJARLA
Morning after breakfast leave for Khejarla. Upon arrival check into the Fort Khejarla. After fresh-n-up we will go for the village tour, walking through the village to the 600 year old Temple of Goddess Durga (Goddess of War). History states that Aurangzeb, a Mughal from Delhi had tried to destroy it then. The best time to visit this temple is during sunset when you could climb up to the top and get a very good view of the landscape around.
Later return to the Fort Khejarla for overnight stay.
DAY 12 : KHEJARLA – PUSHKAR
After breakfast we will enjoy the jeep safari in Khejarla to explore the wonders of Khejarla and close by villages. Here we will get the complete unique cultural experience and will interact with the villagers. During our jeep safari we are also fortunate to see the desert wild life which is in abundance like Deers, Black Bucks, and Blue Bulls along with visit to the lake to see migratory birds. The tour also includes a visit to a step well, a horse breeding farm, the textile block printing mill and the old markets of Pipar town. On the way to safari visitors can see the craftsman on work, shepherds and farmers.
Later in the afternoon leave for Pushkar. Upon arrival check into the hotel. In the evening we go for evening aarti at the most famous Brahma Temple, said to be one of the few temples in the world dedicated to this deity. It’s marked by red spire, and over the entrance gateway is the hans, or goose symbol, of Brahma, who is said to have personally chosen Pushkar as its site.
Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 13 : PUSHKAR – JAIPUR
After breakfast we will explore the ghats, lake and market of Pushkar followed by a drive to Jaipur. En-route we will visit the saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti dargah. Later continue drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 14 : JAIPUR
After breakfast an excursion of Amer Fort ascend Fort in open jeep, afternoon tour of city visiting City palace, Jantar Mantar (observatory), Palace of Winds, Birla temple. evening transfer to hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Capital of Rajasthan Jaipur was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in 1728 A.D. It is also called Pink City because most houses in old city are pink colored. The city is surrounded by thick wall 20 feet high and 9 feet wide with eight gates. Ajmeri gate and the Sanganeri gate in the south, Chandpole gate in west and the Ghat Darwaza in the east are the main gates. The city is surrounded by the hills except in the southwest. Fort and the temples can be seen on the hills.
DAY 15 : JAIPUR – FATEHPUR SIKRI – AGRA
After breakfast we will leave for Agra. En-route to Agra we will stop to visit Fatehpur Sikri, the Mosque built by Emperor Akbar in the memory of Sheikh Salim Chishti. Later continue drive to Agra. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 16 : AGRA – DELHI
Today we will visit the famous Taj Mahal at dawn. Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his queen Mumtaz Mahal, made out of white marble took 22 years to complete (1630-1652 AD).
After visit we will return to the hotel for fresh-n-up and breakfast. After breakfast we will visit the Agra fort, built by Akbar in 1565 as a military establishment. The Fort was made by red sandstone. During the reign of Shah Jahan it was partially converted into a palace.
Further we will Itimad-ud-daulah’s Tomb or Baby Taj, this exquisite marble tomb was made by Emperor Jahangir’s queen, Nur Jahan, in the memory of her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg during 1622-1628 A.D. Built entirely in white marble and inlaid with semi-precious stones, this mausoleum on the bank of the Yamuna River, exhibits a b Persian influence.
Later in the afternoon drive to Delhi, en-route we will visit Sikandra, the mausoleum of Emperor Akbar. It represents his philosophy and secular outlook, combining the best of Hindu and Muslim architectures in a superlative fusion. Completed in 1613 A.D.
Further continue drive to Delhi. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 17 : DELHI – DEPARTURE
Transfer to the international airport to board the flight for onward destination.
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