Rajasthan Budget Tour
13 Nights / 14 Days
Destinations Covered :
Delhi - Neemrana - Jaipur - Ranthambhore -
Kota - Bijaipur - Dhariyawad - Dungarpur - Udaipur - Dungarpur - Delhi
Day 01 : Abroad - Delhi
Arrive Delhi. Meet and assistance on arrival and transfer from airport to
hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi
Full day sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi visiting Jama Masjid (the
largest mosque in Asia), Red Fort (built between 1639-48 by the Shah Jahan,
the creator of the Taj Mahal) and the Rajghat (the cremation site of the
Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi).
Day 03 : Delhi - Neemrana
Morning drive to Neemrana. Upon arrival in Neemrana, check into Hotel
Neemrana Fort, one of the oldest forts in Rajasthan converted into a hotel.
Afternoon explore the nearby village and visit 18th century step-well
located at walking distance. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04 : Neemrana- Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur and upon arrival check into Hotel Rambagh Palace
for two nights. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05 : Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber Fort (located on a hill overlooking the Maota
Lake). You will climb to the fort on gaily-caparisoned elephants. It is
a stunning example of Rajput architecture. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06 : Jaipur- Ranthambore
Morning drive south to Ranthambore National Park, a former private Royal
hunting preserve. It lies at the junction of the Aravalli and Vindhya
Hills. Stay two nights at the Sawai Madhopur Lodge. Afternoon game drive.
Day 07 : Ranthambhore
Morning and evening game viewing. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 08 : Ranthambore - Kota
Morning drive to Kota en route visiting Bundi. Visit the City Palace and
the tremendous Taragarh or the Star Fort. Continue drive to Kota and check
into Hotel Brij Raj Bhawan / Umed Bhawan for one night. Afternoon visit
to Kota City Palace and Museum with its outstanding collection of miniature
Day 09 : Kota - Bijaipur
Morning drive to Biajipur, en route visiting the Bijolia, the cluster
of 11th century temples, and the well-preserved 12th century temples at
Menal. Stay one night at the 16th century Bijaipur Castle amid the Vidhyachal
ranges. Afternoon free to take a jeep out to Pangarh Fort.
Day 10 : Bijaipur- Dhariyawad
Morning drive south to Dhariyawad. En route visit Chittorgarh, one of
the most spectacular forts in Rajasthan. The impressive remains of temples,
towers and palaces date from the 7th to the 15th centuries. Upon arrival
check into Hotel Dhariyawad Fort for one night. The small, river bank
town of Dhariyawad is centered around the 16th century fort. Evening free
to wander around the village.
Day 11 : Dhariyawad - Dungarpur
Morning drive to Dungarpur, a small town nestling in the Aravalli hills.
Check into the 19th century Udai Bilas Palace, the erstwhile Royal Residence,
and lye on the banks of the Gaibsagar Lake. Afternoon drive upto the old
palace to see the colorful and vibrant frescoes, exquisite miniature paintings,
glass and mirror inlay work. Proceed to the top of the hill to watch the
sun set over the hills.
Day 12 : Dungarpur- Udaipur
Morning drive to Udaipur. On arrival check into Hotel Shiv Niwas Palace
/ Lake Palace for two nights. Afternoon motor launch cruise
on the placid
waters of Lake Pichola. From the boat you will be able to view the city
of Udaipur as it rises majestically above the lake in the middle of the
Rajasthan desert. Also visit the Jag Mandir Palace - the other lovely
island palace in the middle of the lake. Built by Maharana Karan Singhji
in 1622 as a pleasure palace for royal function, this island palace has
also provided refuge to Prince Khurram who was more known as Emperor Shah
Jahan. It is also believed that he got the inspiration to build the Taj
Mahal from this Island Palace. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 13 : Udaipur
Morning, sightseeing tour of Udaipur. This is possibly the most romantic
city in Rajasthan. There would be no doubt as to why it is called the
"Venice of the East". Maharana Udai Singh founded the city in
1568. Udaipur is full of palaces, temples and havelis, ranging from the
modest to the extravagant. Visit the City Palace. At this palace complex,
you will marvel at the rooms with mirrored walls and ivory doors, colored
glass windows, inlaid marble balconies and the peacock courtyard. Also
visit the lovely Sahelion-ki-Bari gardens, the Jagdish temple and the
local folk museum. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 14 : Udaipur - Delhi
Morning transfer from hotel to the airport in time to take flight for Delhi.
Meeting and assistance on arrival and check into hotel Taj Palace. Evening
transfer from hotel to the international airport to connect flight for onward