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  • Gems of Rajasthan & Punjab
  • Gems of Rajasthan & Punjab
Best Time To Go
October - March

Gems of Rajasthan & Punjab 2020
15 Nights | 16 Days

Delhi - Jodhpur – Jawai Bandh – Ranakpur – Udaipur - Jaipur – Agra – Amritsar – Delhi
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Luxury private Journey

A Journey to Rajasthan is the discovery of a medieval and romantic India of rare beauty. Combining this adventure with extraordinary luxury hotels in the country can create an extraordinary journey like nowhere else. You will leave the trails to discover a preserved fauna and flora and live wonderful experiences. You will discover the major cities of the region such as Jaipur, Udaipur and Jodhpur, but also a preserved countryside, isolated palaces and sumptuous camps that will serve as a base for you to discover the ancient hunting reserves of the Maharajas.

Tour Advantages

  • Tradition Indian welcome ceremony
  • Enjoy Rickshaw puller ride to Bustling Chandni Chowk
  • Drive down Delhi’s impressive Raisina Hills to India Gate
  • Explore the Bishnoi village perched on the edges of the great Thar Desert
  • Two safaris in search of leopards
  • Visit to remote Jawai village
  • Boat ride at lake Pichola
  • Explore the Ranakpur Jain temple
  • Boating at lake Pichola
  • Travel by brightly Caparisoned Elephant ride to Jaipur’s Amber Fort
  • Explore the colorful markets and bazaars of Jaipur, India’s “Pink City”
  • Rajasthani Country side drive
  • Walk through the Mughal “Ghost town” of Fatehpur Sikri
  • Enjoy the Horse cart ride up to Taj Gate 
  • Stand before the world’s most famous monument to love, The Taj Mahal
  • Explore its Golden Temple and sample its delicious Punjabi cuisine
  • Heritage walk to explore the old Amritsar
  • Village tour to explore the rural sits in Amritsaar

Itinerary at a Glance
DAY 1
ARRIVE DELHI, INDIA
DAY 2
DELHI | ARCHITECTURAL ICONS
DAY 3
DELHI | IMPERIAL DELHI, MOSQUES & MARKETS
DAY 4
JODHPUR | GREAT INDIAN THAR DESERT
DAY 5
JODHPUR | TRIBAL TRADITIONS
DAY 6
JAWAI BANDH | INTO THE WILD
DAY 7
JAWAI BANDH | LAND OF LEOPARDS
DAY 8
RANAKPUR | PILLARS OF THE JAIN TEMPLE
DAY 9
UDAIPUR | FASCINATING TEMPLE COMPLEXES
DAY 10
JAIPUR | THE PINK CITY
DAY 11
JAIPUR | THE MAHARAJAS TOUR
DAY 12
AGRA | LAND OF MUGHALS & MONUMENT OF LOVE
DAY 13
AMRITSAR | HALLOWED GROUND
DAY 14
AMRITSAR | TRADITIONS OF FAITH & COUNTRY
DAY 15
DELHI | A PARTING GLIMPSE
DAY 16
DEPART DELHI

DAY 1
ARRIVE DELHI, INDIA

Arrive Delhi meet and transfer to your hotel.

Delhi stands as the capital of Modern India. Here you can see the mingling of the Old and New India, the ancient and the modern.  Delhi is made up of seven ancient cities, spanning the period from the 11th to 20th centuries. Delhi has seen the rise and fall of many emperors, which have left behind a plethora of monuments that commemorate the grandeur and glory of bygone ages. Very few cities in the world can express such a profusion of architectural styles.

The Lodhi, New Delhi
DAYS 2
DELHI | ARCHITECTURAL ICONS

After breakfast visit to Old Delhi was an ancient walled city. Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan in 1650 switched the Mughal capital from Agra to Delhi.  Shah Jehan possessing an exquisite talent, especially in architecture, created the seventh city and in the process brought about Delhi's glorious renaissance.  Here you will see Red Fort, the most opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire. The fort is Shah Jehan's symbol of power and elegance, built behind red sandstone walls. Its main gate (Lahore Gate) faces Chandni Chowk, the perpetually congested avenue heading west from the Red Fort, is filled with twisting lanes, small streets and crowded bazaars. If you peer through a portico you may see a man getting shaved, silver being weighed, or any other conceivable form of intense commerce.

Also take a Cycle Rickshaw Puller Ride through the bustling and colorful market of the old city is filled with twisting lanes, small streets and crowded bazaars. If you peer through a portico you may see a man getting shaved, silver being weighed, or any other conceivable form of intense commerce.

The Lodhi, New Delhi
Meals:
Breakfast, Dinner
DAYS 3
DELHI | IMPERIAL DELHI, MOSQUES & MARKETS

Afternoon visit to New Delhi was designed and built by the British in the 1920's-it's a city of wide boulevards impressive Government buildings, green parks and gardens. In 1911 King George V announced the transfer of the capital from Calcutta to Delhi. The King's architects, Lutyens and Baker, set in motion the Design and construction of Delhi's eight cities - New Delhi.  Lutyens designed an "Imperial City" having palatial-sized buildings set amid broad tree-lined avenues punctuated by Mughal style gardens, complete with fountains and shallow pools. It took 20 years to complete this immense undertaking only to have the British pack up and relinquish the subcontinent in 1947. You will visit two monuments from Delhi's past - Humayun's Tomb and Qutub Minar. Your drive takes you along the ceremonial avenue, past the imposing India Gate and Parliament House. Overnight stay at hotel

The Lodhi, New Delhi
Meals:
Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 4
JODHPUR | GREAT INDIAN THAR DESERT

After breakfast transfer to airport to board the flight for Jodhpur, upon arrival meet and greet by our repetitive and transfer to your hotel The Raas is located in the heart of the old town. It has a breathtaking view of the Meharangarh Fort. Its modern architecture seems to be imbued with the history of the site

Jodhpur – the Great Indian Desert, sites on sand stone hill surrounded by a strong wall, approximately 6 miles long with 7 entry gates and the largest city of Rajasthan after Jaipur, also called the "blue city" because of the many blue houses that can be seen from the ramparts of the fort. Originally this color was reserved for Brahmins. The reputation of horsemen emeritus of the princes of the city was such that they gave the name to the famous pants "jodhpur".

Afternoon visit to Meharangarh Fort, built in 1459. Dominating the city and perched on a hill at 125 meters above sea level, it is the most impressive citadel of Rajasthan that you reach by a long winding road. You will be able to admire the apartments of the palaces which shelter a marvelous collection of royal rooms as well as the terrace with the cannons from where you will have a splendid view on the city, drive through the old city and past the Clock Tower near the largest spice bazaar in the sub-continent

The Rass hotel, Jodhpur
Meals:
Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 5
JODHPUR | TRIBAL TRADITIONS

After breakfast visit the Jaswant Thada Cenotaph, the royal cremation site and then proceed to see the most magnificent, modern 20th century Palace, the Umaid Bhavan Palace and its museum – a treasure trove
Afternoon You will meet the Bishnoi people, protector of nature. The doctrine of this community is based on respect for all forms of life, from trees to animals.
Bishnoi Village - A memorable outing in visit various traditional villages seeing local handicrafts viz. stone makers, pottery, hand weaving and also men in their traditional attire, women clad with ancestral silver Jewellery, etc. Overnight stay at

The Rass hotel, Jodhpur
Meals:
Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 6
JAWAI BANDH | INTO THE WILD

After breakfast day is free to explore the city at your own pace.
Early afternoon, Drive for Jawai, a village located in a beautiful and remote area punctuated by lakes and granite massifs where nature still has all rights. Check in your hotel. Rest of the day free to enjoy the various activities of the hotel. You can discover the Jawai by bike, meet the locals or enjoy a massage in a unique place. The Sujjan Jawai Hotel is located in the heart of a vast protected nature, the preferred home of leopards. Nine luxury tents welcome you for a stay in the countryside in search of adventure. Overnight at the hotel.

Sujjan Jawai, Jawai Bandh
Meals:
Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 7
JAWAI BANDH | LAND OF LEOPARDS

After breakfast departure for two safaris in search of leopards. You will be accompanied by guides who will inform you of the history of the region and help you observe the fabulous leopard. (Warning, observation of leopards or other animals can not be certified.) Rest of the day free to rest. Overnight at the hotel.

Sujjan Jawai, Jawai Bandh
Meals:
Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 8
RANAKPUR | PILLARS OF THE JAIN TEMPLE

After breakfast drive to Udaipur en route visit to the Jain temples of Ranakpur, located in a valley of the Arawali range. Ranakpur temples of the Jains, built in the 15th century in the lovely valley of Aravalis. It has grand structure & beautiful Sculptures. The 1444 pillars in the temple are different from each other. The magic of light & shade is really awe-inspiring. It is one of the most remarkable complexes of Jain temples in India. Wherever your eyes rest, you will see only white marble stone lace. It is more of a work of goldsmith than stonemason so much the sculpture is finely chiseled.

The Mountbatten Lodge, Ranakpur
Meals:
Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 9
UDAIPUR | FASCINATING TEMPLE COMPLEXES & LAKES

Udaipur – the “City of Lakes” is perhaps the most romantic and beautiful cities of India. In contrast to its desert neighborhood it stands out with an enchanting image of white marble palaces, placid blue lakes, gardens and temples surrounded by hills and mountains. It was founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559 A.D. on the shored of Lake Pichola upon arrival check in your

Today Sightseeing of Udaipur includes The City Palace – this is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan, construction of which was started by Udai Singh. This white marble architectural marvel, standing majestically on a hill is surrounded by crenellated walls. This huge edifice 30.4 meters high and 244 meters long was added on to, by later rulers, but the additions are so well planned and integrated, it is difficult to believe that it was not conceived as complete structure,  Visit to Sahelion-ki-Bari or “Garden of the Maids of Honour” was laid out for a group of forty-eight young women attendants who accompanied a princess to Udaipur as part of dowry, Partap Smarak: A memorial to the legendary warrior Rana Pratap, Bhartiya Lok Mandal Museum – a museum of folk arts, it displays a rich collection of folk musical instruments and paintings.
Visit the Jagdish temple vishnuite built by Maharana Jagat Singh I in 1651 the temple enshrines a black stone image of Lard Vishnu. There is a brass image of Garuda the Lord Bird carrier. The exterior and the plinth are covered with base relief of alligators; elephants, horsemen and celestial musicians rise in tiers. Chanting, bells and music can be heard throughout the day. It is the largest and most splendid temple of Udaipur Introduction to a few traditional recipes in a family.
Stroll through the Bazaar and streets, famous in RAJASTHAN for these silver jewels Boating at lake Pichola. Overnight stay at hotel

RAAS Devigarh, Udaipur
Meals:
Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 10
JAIPUR | THE PINK CITY

After early breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to airport to board the flight for Jaipur once the capital of Rajasthan province the abode of Rajasthan, everywhere you will see the monuments of its Rajput rulers. It has the distinction of being a well-planned and laid out city. As you drive through the old part of town, you will witness a life most unlike others. Witness how the city blooms during the day in a kaleidoscope of color and sound. Later visit to Sanganer village situated of outskirt of Jaipur Look at the teeming Jain temple from the 17th century and visit the traditional wood block printing, tie and dye fabric, paper factory and blue pottery that make the reputation of the craftsmanship of the city rose. In the evening, stroll in the big bazaar of the pink city. Jaipur is one of the main centers for shopping in India -- especially with regard to textiles, Jewellery, stones carpets, etc.

Your hotel: A stay at the Raj Mahal Palace is a journey in itself.. This luxury hotel is ideally placed for a discovery of the pink city of Jaipur. Queens, princesses and head of state have stayed. Overnight stay

Sujjan Rajmahal Palace, Jaipur
Meals:
Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 11
JAIPUR | THE MAHARAJAS TOUR

After breakfast visit the 17th century fortress of Amber Fort - marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the Maota Lake below. Go up the fort ascended on Caparisoned Elephant true to the style of the Maharajas of the past. The interiors of the fort have various royal halls decorated with intricate ivory, mirror and glasswork complemented by exquisite wall paintings. As you move between the rooms of this magnificent structure feel the history and visualize the pomp and grandeur of a kingdom never conquered, whose hilltop location is to view various palaces with rooms of stunning beauty including the world’s finest chamber of mirrors

Afternoon visit to the Maharaja City Palace where you can see an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani & Mughal Art, The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princes, carpets, an armory of old weapons, miniature paintings portraying court scenes, battle scenes and processions, Jantar Mantar (an accurate observatory built in 1726 A.D.), Birla White Marble temple and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) - a five storied wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires. Overnight stay at hotel

Sujjan Rajmahal Palace, Jaipur
Meals:
Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 12
AGRA | LAND OF MUGHALS & MONUMENT OF LOVE

After breakfast proceed to Agra through the Rajasthani countryside, we see villages, woman dressed in the brilliantly colored saris of the region, Camels, Elephants & scenes of rural lives. Visit to Ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri, former Mughal capital under Akbar built in the sixteenth, and today dead city of pink sandstone: it is an example in perfect state of conservation of a Mughal city at the height of the splendor of the empire. Located at the top of a ridge, it was abandoned later, mainly for water problems.
Then, drive to Agra - At the time of the Mughals, in the 16th & 17th centuries, Agra was the capital of the grand Mughal Empire.  Arrive Agra and check in your hotel:

The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra
Meals:
Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 13
AMRITSAR | (FLY AMRITSAR)

Morning take Horse cart (Tonga Ride) both way enjoy the Magnificent Taj Mahal – The New 7 wonder of the world and Monument of Love in the warm glow of Sunrise, which was built in 1630 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1631, and is believed to have taken 18 years to complete, with over 20,000 craftsmen working around the clock. The design and construction is said to be that of the legendary architect, Ustad Ahamad Lahori.  Legend has it that once construction was completed, what makes the Taj Mahal unique is its perfect proportions, distinct femininity, medium of construction and ornamentation.  Its marble exterior reflects rose and golden tints at sunrise and sunset, while it is dazzling white during the day. It is impossible to visualize the Taj Mahal in any surrounding others than its paradoxical garden. Paradise, in Islam, is visualized as a lush garden where running streams flow. When the Mughal brought this concept to India they elevated it to heights of Incomparable artistry.
Also visit the mausoleum of Akbar Sikandra, a true masterpiece of Mongol architecture. Your drive continued to Delhi airport for flying to Amritsar this evening

Taj Swarna, Amritsar
Meals:
Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 14
AMRITSAR | HALLOWED GROUND

After breakfast visit to Golden Temple – the Holy Sikh Shrine followed by Jallianwala Bagh, is an important monument dedicated to hundreds of martyrs, who lost their lives in a massacre in 1919. An important event in India’s freedom struggle was the massacre of around 700-800 unsuspecting people at Amritsar’s Jallianwala Bagh, under the orders of the infamous British General Dyer. The massacre took place on April 13, 1919. All around the world, including Lenin & British leaders like Asquith & Winston Churchill, condemned the event. It may be mentioned that the Jallianwala Bagh tragedy was one of the most horrifying & important incidents that instigated the Indians on the decisive track against British dominion. A Martyrs Memorial has been erected at the site amidst landscape grounds. The Martyrs Gallery houses portraits of national leaders & paintings depicting the fateful day.

Afternoon a visit to the Wagah Border is an interesting experience especially at Sunset when the retreat ceremony takes place with the BSF on the Indian side & the Satluj Rangers on the Pakistan side putting up a well- coordinated and spectacular display, which compares very favorably with the changing of the Guard in London Overnight stay Late evening witnesses the Palki Ceremony at the iconic Golden Temple when the Sikh Holy Book is carried through a crowd of worshippers before being 'put to bed' for the night. All are allowed inside the Golden Temple. Heads must be covered. Shoes, Tobacco, Narcotics must be left outside. Photography is permitted, except inside Harmandar Sahib  Overnight sty

Taj Swarna, Amritsar
Meals:
Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 15
AMRITSAR | TRADITIONS OF FAITH & COUNTRY

After breakfast we go for heritage walk will take you through the charm of old Ambarsar. This walk will enlighten facts about Ambarsar that stay hidden in the heart of the Golden city. This city is approximately 450 years old and was formerly known as Ramdaspur. The fourth Sikh Guru, Guru Ramdas founded and named this city which is now known as Amritsar. The Heritage walk will take you around 2-3 hours post departure from the hotel lobby, and we shall take you around the magical lanes of old Ambarsar which will leave you with facts and memories that will stay with you for a lifetime.

Village Tour - Back to the Roots - Village walk is your chance to connect with a rustic and beautifully raw side of India. From a traditional Punjabi welcome with dhols to an authentic desi lunch, this unique experience has everything you need to trace the beauty of rural India.

Taj Swarna, Amritsar
Meals:
Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 16
DEPARTURE DELHI & ONWARD

After breakfast say good bye to this Luxury unforgettable memorable tour in time transfer to airport to board the flight for Delhi to connected flight for onward Destination

Meals:
Breakfast

Luxury Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

  • 03 Night stay in Delhi
  • 02 Night stay in Jodhpur
  • 02 Night stay in Jawai Bandh
  • 01 Night stay in Ranakpur
  • 02 Night stay in Udaipur
  • 02 Night stay in Jaipur
  • 01 Night stay in Agra
  • 02 Night stay in Amritsar

Meal  

  • Daily full buffet breakfast at hotel
  • Daily full buffet dinner at hotel
  • During stay in Jawai Bandh Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included
  • Taxes includes 

Transfers & Sightseeing

  • All transfer and sightseeing by first class air-condition with Chauffeur driven Vehicle
  • Economic class air fare from Delhi - Jodhpur, Udaipur – Jaipur, Delhi – Amritsar – Delhi

Other services Includes

  • Monument entry fees wherever applicable
  • Service of local English-speaking Guide
  • Rickshaw puller ride to bustling bazaar of Chandan Chowk
  • Visit to Bishnoi village
  • Two Jeep safari to see the leopard
  • Boat ride at lake Pichola
  • Horse cart ride to Taj Gate
  • Heritage walk and Village tour in Amritsar
Add on Experiences

With this Incredible India holidays, you can add on some experiences according to your taste to make the unforgettable & memorable tour with an additional price.

asia spice market khari

Asia Largest spice market

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Kitchen

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Kitchen

craft museum

Handicraft Museum

Food in Haveli

Home Cooked Food in Haveli

indian crafts bazaar

Indian Crafts Bazaar

bhartiya lok kala museum

Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum

boat cruise on lake pichola

Boat Cruise on Lake Pichola at Sunset

visit shilpgram

Visit Shilpgram

hathi pol bazaar

Shopping at Hathi Pol Bazaar

vintage car museum

Vintage Car Museum

Boating at Ramgarh Lake

ELEPHANT FARM

Explore Chokhi Dhani

Explore the villages in Jeep

Hot Air Balloon Ride

wilderness with Jeep Safari

Rajasthani Cuisines

Rejuvenate yourself with a massage

Fulfill your shopping spree

Heritage Hotel

Raj Mandir Cinema

Agra cooking class

Making your own Taj Mahal

Mohhabat - The Taj Show

Rejuvenate

Shop at Kinari Bazar

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