Duration : 9 nights 10 days
Destination : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Pushkar
In case you want to explore the best of royal state of Rajasthan along with Agra then this Rajasthan Tour with Taj Mahal spanning 9 nights and 10 days is an ideal option for you. This trip not only takes you to Agra but also offers you an opportunity to bask in beauty of all key cities in Rajasthan such as Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur and Pushkar.
This 9 nights 10 Days Tour commences from Delhi. The tour operator will arrange for your airport pick-up. From the airport you will transferred to a decent hotel within your budget. Begin Delhi sightseeing tour with visit to places like Humayun's Tomb, Lodhi Gardens, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Qutab Minar, etc. In evening you must take a walk past India Gate. The area looks very nice when the lights are on. Overnight stay is in hotel in Delhi.
Your next halt in the trip is Agra. Agra is popular world over for Taj Mahal. It takes 4 to 5 hours to reach Agra from Delhi. Taj Express Way has made this journey faster. Taj Mahal is now World UNESCO Heritage site. It was built by Shahjahan in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It will take you 2 to 3 hours to see this monument in totality. Hire an approved tour guide who will take you around and explain history behind everything. Taj Mahal is closed on Friday so plan your trip accordingly. Overnight stay is in Agra.
Today again you will be doing some sightseeing. Visit Agra Fort which is also known as Red Fort of Agra. It is made out of red sandstone. Agra Fort was residence of Mughal kings till their capital shifted to Delhi. Later on, you can visit Mehtab Bagh and Tomb of Itimad-ud Daulah. Night viewing of Taj is open only five days in a month. You can check if it is permitted when you are there. Overnight stay is in Agra.
In the morning, you will leave for Jaipur. It takes around 4 hours 30 minutes to reach the Pink City. On way you can stop to visit Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri. This red sandstone city is in ruins now. Once you are in Jaipur check into a good heritage hotel. Overnight stay is in Jaipur.
There are several wonderful places to see in Jaipur. You can begin with visit to beautiful Amer Fort. You will get view of the entire city from the fort. Visit other places such as Hawa Mahal, Albert Hall Museum, City Palace, etc. Jaipur has some very nice shopping places like Tripolia Bazaar, Johari Bazaar, etc. Overnight stay is in Jaipur.
In the morning you will be transferred to Udaipur which is a popular venue for lavish Indian weddings in a prepaid taxi. The journey is long and will take roughly 7 hours. Udaipur is one of the top attractions in the desert state of Rajasthan. Start your sightseeing tour with Udaipur City Palace which is stunningly beautiful royal palace complex located on banks of Pichola Lake. Overnight stay is in Udaipur
In the morning you will step out to see Jagmandir which is a luxurious 17th century palace complex which has now been converted into a hotel. Udaipur is popularly known as City of Lakes. Take a boat ride and some pictures at Lake Pichola. In the evening you can visit the Vintage Car Museum. Overnight stay is in a hotel in Udaipur
In the morning you will leave for the "Blue City" Jodhpur in a prepaid taxi. On reaching you will check into your chosen hotel. The journey takes 5 hours. Begin with visit to Mehrangarh Fort and museum which will take you to a journey to the bygone era. There is an entry ticket of INR 60 to enter the fort complex. Other main places to see here are Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mandore Gardens, etc. Overnight stay is in a hotel in Jodhpur.
In the morning you will leave for Pushkar in an A/C sedan taxi. The journey roughly takes around 4 hours 30 minutes and you will be in Pushkar by noon. Pushkar is a popular pilgrimage site for Hindus. There are 52 ghats here where people come to take a holy dip. Pushkar is home to the only Brahmaji Temple in the world. In the evening you can go for a boat ride at the Pushkar Lake. Overnight stay is in a hotel in Pushkar.
In the morning you will leave back for Delhi. It takes 7 hours 30 minutes in a private taxi to reach Delhi and that also if traffic and weather conditions are comfortable. Once you reach Delhi you can eat at any of the well known eating joints near the airport such as Via- All Day Dining, Delhi Baking Company, The Hong Kong Club, The Great Kabab Factory, etc. This is the best option as this you will be able to reach the airport on time to catch a flight for your onward destination.