Travelling through Rajasthan is like walking through a kaleidoscope. Everywhere you look, colours dance before your eyes-from saris drying on riverbeds to the sunsets of Udaipur, from the spice market in Jodhpur to the white marble of the Taj Mahal. Uncover the secrets of romantic Rajasthan on this 15-day tour of the colourful Indian state. Marvel at the rampart views from Jodphur's Meherangarh Fort and then soak in the relaxed atmosphere of Udaipur. Your expert CEO will take care of the hassles-and travel days are well-paced and include private transport, so you'll hit the sights refreshed. Be prepared to fall in love with India!
Explore the colourful cities of Rajasthan, uncover ancient forts, discover a traditional way of life, revel in the stunning beauty of the Taj Mahal, wander the serene canals of Udaipur, Visit Ranthambore NP and enjoy an included safari
Train, metro, private vehicle, cycle-rickshaw, auto-rickshaw, camel
Hotels (13 nts), sleeper train (1 nt).
G Adventures for Good: Women on Wheels Transfer, Indira Gandhi International Airport G Adventures for Good: City Walk, Delhi. Old Delhi walk with stops at the Jama Masjid, Gurduwara, Chandni Chowk and Connaught Place. Meherangarh Fort visit (Jodhpur). Udaipur orientation tour with city palace visit. Cultural show at the Bagore-ki-Haveli. Sunrise at Savitiri Temple (Pushkar). Sunset camel ride. Amber Fort tour (Jaipur). Sunset visit to Ranthambore Fort. Safari in Ranthambore NP. Abhaneri stepwell visit. Taj Mahal entrance. Agra Fort entrance and guided tour. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Day 1 Delhi
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Delhi
Take a youth-led morning walk through the city with the G Adventures-supported project, City Walk. Later, visit Old Delhi, explore the spice markets, and visit Jama Masjid and Connaught Place. Take an overnight train to Jodphur.
Day 3 Jodhpur
Visit the Mehrangarh Fort then wander around the old city and markets.
Day 4 Jodhpur/Ranakpur (1D)
Drive to Ranakpur and visit the Jain temples.
Day 4 Jodhpur/Udaipur
Travel to Udaipur and enjoy a cultural show at the Bagore-ki-Haveli.
Day 5 Udaipur
Visit the City Palace and Jagdish temple before enjoying free time to explore.
Day 6 Udaipur/Jojawar (1D)
Travel to Jojawar and take an orientation walk of the village.
Day 7 Jojawar/Pushkar (1B)
Travel to Pushkar. Take an orientation walk and visit the Brahma Temple before taking a sunset camel ride.
Day 13 Agra
Visit India's most famous landmark, the Taj Mahal. Start out before sunrise for the best light in which to see this white marble masterpiece. In Agra, ride one of the ubiquitous cycle rickshaws to visit the Agra Fort.
Day 8 Pushkar
Enjoy the sunrise at Savitri Temple. Enjoy some free time: take the afternoon to explore the ghats and town at leisure.
Day 10 Jaipur
Visit the historic Amber Fort and stop for a photo opportunity at Hawa Mahal before some free time to explore.
Day 11 Jaipur/Ranthambore National Park (1D)
Travel to Ranthambore National Park and visit the Ranthambore Fort this afternoon to watch the sunset.
Day 13 Ranthambore National Park/Agra (1B)
Continue on to Agra, visiting the impressive Abhaneri stepwell en route.
Day 14 Agra/Delhi
Visit India's most famous landmark, the Taj Mahal. Start out before sunrise for the best light in which to see this white marble masterpiece. In Agra, ride one of the ubiquitous cycle rickshaws to visit the Agra Fort. In the afternoon, travel to Delhi and opt to explore some of the city's fascinating monuments and museums with free time.
Day 15 Delhi
Depart at any time.
Day 12 Ranthambore National Park (1B, 1D)
Enjoy an included safari in the park this morning and search for tigers. This afternoon, opt for another safari or sit back and relax.
Day 9 Pushkar/Jaipur
In the morning, travel to Jaipur and take an afternoon orientation of the city. With free time in the afternoon, opt to watch a Bollywood movie at the Raj Mandir Cinema.