The effervescence of India surpasses the natural beauty of the landscape and encompasses every aspect of a life that is yours to experience on this custom tailored tour through famous Rajasthan. From the clothing that pops with bright blues and yellows to the glowing pink architecture, the golden desert to the emerald jungle, you will find yourself weaving through nature to spot the orange gilt of tigers, and marveling at the textiles that glisten jade in the sunlight. Just when you think the countryside or cityscape couldn’t be more exciting you will find another burst of life that captivates you within the colorful expanse of Rajasthan.
- Witness the eternal grandeur of the famous Taj Mahal
- Experience the colorful culture within Rajasthan, from effervescent clothing to ethereal palaces
- Journey through the wilds of Ranthambore National Park to view the wildlife, from sloth bears to tigers
- Traverse the treasured icons of the Pink City, Jaipur, including Hawa Mahal
- Explore the beautiful architecture and the grandiose size of the fortress at Chittorgarh
- Taste the traditional flavors of Rajasthan, where the food is as colorful and vibrant as the cities
- Revel amongst the detailed Jain statues and marvelous marble architecture at the Dilwara Jain Temples
TRIP AT A GLANCE
(Day 1): Arrive in the Capital City of Delhi, India
(Day 2): Explore the Fabulous Landmarks of Delhi
(Day 3): Venture from Delhi to Jaipur, the Capital of the State of Rajasthan
(Day 4): Traverse Jaipur and its Tremendous Icons, Including the Amer Fort
(Day 5): Arrive in the Hilltop City of Deogarh Adorned with a 17th Century Palace
(Day 6): Make your Way to the Lakeside Mountain Community of Mount Abu
(Day 7): Journey to the Jain Temples at Ranakpur before Arriving in Udaipur
(Day 8): Tour through Udaipur to See Lovely Gardens and the Magnificent City Palace
(Day 9): Witness the Sensational Architecture of the Chittorgarh Fort
(Day 10): Experience Kato and the Cultural Museums that Contain Examples of the Region’s Illustrious Past.
(Day 11): Revel within the Gates of the Ranthambore National Park
(Day 12): Discover the Natural Wonder that Wanders through the Beautiful Landscape
(Day 13): Visit the Fabulous Keoladeo Ghana National Park and Ghost City of Fatehpur Sikri before Arriving in Agra
(Day 14):Enjoy a Guided Tour of Agra, from the Taj Mahal to the Agra Fortress before Returning to Delhi and Making your Way Home
The colors of Rajasthan are endless on this 14-day tour that will take you through the sights and sounds, flavors and wonders of one of the most celebrated Indian States. From pink sandstone to white marble, intricately carved statues to expansive fortresses, you will venture through the diverse landscape that shimmers with desert and forest, palaces and temples, opening up romantic histories and displaying a vivacious present. The stunning life of India is mesmerizing, awash with shades from the past, present, and future.
Begin your journey through India with your arrival in Delhi. The bustling energy of the city comes as much from the endless aroma of chai and chapatti, as from the effervescent colors of the clothing. The following day will take you from your luxurious hotel through the surrounding, almost endless, images of the Delhi, from the old market to the largest mosque in the city, and past the residence of the President of India. The next morning has you out of Delhi, venturing over the state’s border into Rajasthan making your way to Jaipur where you will settle into the gentle hue of the Pink City. Tour through the incredible Amer Fort and along the City Palace Museum. Gaze with amazement at the famous windows of the Hawa Mahal which give special coloration to the city’s namesake. Once in Deogarh you will find the 17th century palace that offers insight into the lavish past of the royal family.
Your colorful tour continues in Mount Abu where you will explore the ornate Dilwara Jain Temples that offer devotion and artistry to the various displayed gods within the surrounding forest. Find the tremendous architecture of the 15th century Jain temples of Ranakpur before enjoying a half-day tour through the City Palace of Udaipur where the royal family continues to reside. Travel to Chittorgarh to witness the largest fortress in Rajasthan where carvings and sculptures are inlaid along the colorful interior.
The next day you will come to Kota; be guided through the Maharao Madho Singh Museum that houses a colorful collection of Rajpu miniature paintings, fabulous sculptures, and incredible frescoes that offers insight into a lavish history. Spend time inside Ranthambore National Park in search of the coveted wildlife that brings imaginations to the brink of bursting with images of tigers and leopards. En route to Agra you will visit the lovely Keoladeo Ghana National Park and the Ghost City of Fatehpur Sikri, home to sandstone buildings emptied with time. Once in Agra you will witness the treasured colors of the Taj Mahal at sunrise, visit the Agra Fort, and the diverse sights of the city, before returning to Delhi in the late afternoon and continuing onward toward home.
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