Cultural Rajasthan

Places Include : Delhi-Mandawa-Jodhpur-Udaipur-Deogarh-Jaipur-Delhi
Tour Package Duration : 7 Nights / 8 Days
The cultural and the artistic traditions of Rajasthan are reflected in the ancient way of life. The vibrant and different culture, customs and heritage, impressive folk music and dance, different language and dialect, various cuisines has made this state very popular. Enjoy the blend of all in this fabulous Cultural Rajasthan tour.

The magnificent forts and palaces in the various parts of the state attract a lot of tourist to this place. Pink City, Jaipur is the state capital and is full of various places rich in cultural heritage. The beautiful Amber Fort will definitely leave you amazed. The artistic designs which are evident in the various buildings inside the palace are really eye-catching. City Palace also depicts the amalgamation of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture. Palace of Winds or Hawa Mahal depicts unique piece of art. Visit to Jantar Mantar is also a nice experience for the travelers. It is basically an observatory.

Mandawa is famous for the beautiful frescoes and havelis. The Mandawa Castle which is turned to a hotel is considered as one of the finest castles of Rajasthan. The frescoed walls are very impressive and can be seen at its best only in the Shekhawati regions of Rajasthan. Mehangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada and Clock Tower are the popular destinations of Jodhpur. The excellent mirror works and murals in the 17th century Deogarh Mahal are the prime factor for the popularity of Deogarh.

Visit to Udaipur will take you to the city full of lakes. The serene atmosphere and the pleasant environment pervading the whole city give a wonderful experience. City Palace in the midst of Lake Pichola is very mesmerizing. Get variety in your India trip with Cultural Rajasthan!

DAY 01 : Delhi / Mandawa (260 Kms) :

Meet and greet at the airport in Delhi. Drive to Mandawa, a compact little town of Shekhavati region, Arrive and check in into hotel.

DAY 02 : Mandawa / Jodhpur (350 Kms) 

After breakfast proceed to visit Mandawa, founded 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and still the home of his descendants, has beautiful frescoes, havelis and mansions. Mandawa castle one of the finest castles of Rajasthan, is now a hotel and house of collection of armories, costumes of ancestors, canons from 1820 ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items, preserved in a museum.In the afternoon drive to Jodhpur – The Desert enchantment, overnight at the hotel.

DAY 03 : Jodhpur 

After a relaxed breakfast proceed for city sight seeing tour of Jodhpur, The stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan, was founded in 1459 by Prince Jodha.

Mehrangarh fort : unsurpassed in beauty & grandeur, it is one of the largest forts in India. Innumerable palaces in the fort, interspersed with sprawling courtyards, are intricately carved

Jaswant Thada -
The 19th century royal cenotaph, a creation in white marble, built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant singh II around 1899 and Umaid Public gardens.

Clock tower -  The timely treasure of Jodhpur, over night at hotel.

DAY 04 : Jodhpur / Udaipur (269 Kms)

udaipur deogarh
In the morning drive to Udaipur enroute visiting Ranakpur temples – the pilgrimage centre of Rajasthan a few of the numerous temples are Chaturmukh temples. Arrive and check in into hotel.

DAY 05 : Udaipur / Deogarh (185 Kms)

Morning city sight seeing tour of Udaipur. The city is built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. Visit the City Palace museum, the Jagdish temple, Sahelion Ki Bari ( Queen’s resort for their friends) Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir ( Folk art museum) and the Pratap Memorial.In time drive to Deogarh, overnight at the hotel.

DAY 06 : Deogarh / Jaipur ( 200kms)

Deogarh lies on the borders of Mewar, Marwar and Merwara, about 80 miles north-east of Udaipur. Its chieftain known as 'The Rawat' was one of sixteen umraos (feudal barons) privileged to wait upon the Maharana of Udaipur. Deogarh is also renowned as a school of miniature painting. Some Deogarh miniatures adorn the personal collection of the present Rawat Sahib. Frescoes of this art form can also be seen on the fort walls.The Mahal also has some exciting rooms to browse through - Sheesh Mahal

Drive to Jaipur, overnight at hotel.

DAY 07 : Jaipur 

Morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort.

Amber Fort Palace - Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds it's ultimate expression. 
Continue sight-seeing.

jantar mantar jaipur
City Palace - A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.

Jantar Mantar - This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use.

Hawa Mahal - The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women.
Overnight at the hotel in Jaipur.

DAY 08 : Jaipur / Delhi ( 247 Kms) Drive to Delhi directly to international airport.