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Colors of Rajasthan


Discover the very best of Rajasthan in 11 nights on an exciting group tour! Explore the hues and contrasts that define India as you travel from Delhi, the historical center and modern capital of India, to Agra, where the glimmering white Taj Mahal towers over bustling streets and wooded forests. In Jaipur, ride to an ancient fort upon the back of an elephant before discovering a pink paradise in town; then continue on to Udaipur to see majestic palaces as they seem to float in green-watered lakes. Next, you find yourself in Jodhpur, the Brahmin's Blue City, where you can stroll through its gardens protected by an impressive fort. Finally, witness a glorious sunset over the sand dunes of Jaisalmer's desert.

When you return to Delhi after 12 days of adventure and relaxation, you will have truly experienced all of the vibrant Colors of Rajasthan.

Itinerary


This group departure tour can also be taken as an independent tour. Please e-mail us with your preferred dates of travel, bearing in mind that the Taj Mahal is closed to the public on Fridays.

Cities Covered : New Delhi

Arrive in India’s capital city of Delhi and let the experience begin! A traditional welcome marks the start of your magnificent journey before you are transferred from the airport to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure resting and relaxing from your long flight and stay overnight at the hotel.

Cities Covered : New Delhi

After breakfast this morning, proceed for a full-day tour of Old and New Delhi. Enjoy a rickshaw ride through the bazaars that have been the center for the spice and cloth trades for centuries in Old Delhi. This portion of your tour is an amazing contrast to your private tour of modern New Delhi later in the day, where you may visit such places as the historic Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat, Qutab Minar, Parliament House, and Birla Temple. The evening is free to spend at your leisure.

Cities Covered : Agra

Depart Delhi this morning after breakfast and drive to Agra. Upon arrival, check in to your luxury hotel and enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Agra Fort and Sikandra's Tomb, followed by a visit to the magnificent marble Taj Mahal, which glitters in the moonlight.

Cities Covered : Agra ,  Fatehpur Sikri ,  Jaipur

Awaken early this morning to enjoy an unforgettable sunrise view of the most opulent wonder of the modern world - the Taj Mahal. Return to the hotel for breakfast and depart by road for Jaipur. En route, visit Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned Mughal palatial complex of Emperor Akbar. Upon arrival in Jaipur, check into your hotel and spend your evening at leisure.

Cities Covered : Jaipur

This morning after breakfast, begin your tour of Jaipur with an elephant ride to the top of Amber Fort. After lunch, embark on a guided sightseeing tour of the "Pink City" visiting such places as Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the City Palace and Museum, Jantar Mantar Observatory and Albert Hall Museum. You are treated to dinner tonight accompanied by a cultural show.

Cities Covered : Chittorgarh

After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, check out and embark on the drive to Chittaurgarh. Enjoy the views from the window as the colorful countryside passes by.  Check in to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.  

Accommodation : Bassi Fort, Chittorgarh,Chittorgarh or similiar
Cities Covered : Chittorgarh ,  Udaipur

A morning excursion to Chittaurgarh gives you an insight into the historic charm of Rajasthan. The massive Chittaurgarh Fort sits high upon a hilltop and symbolizes the glory, bravery and nobility of the Rajput tradition. Later this afternoon, drive to Udaipur, the serene “City of Lakes.Visit City Palace and Museum, Sahileyon Ki Bari (Garden of Royal Ladies), Jagdish Temple and Bhartiys Lok Kala Mandal. Check in to your next luxurious hotel and stay overnight.

Cities Covered : Jodhpur

Your private chauffeur driven car awaits to take you to Jodhpur. En route, visit the famous temples of Ranakpur, including a white marble Jain temple with over 1,400 exquisitely carved pillars and distinctive domes and turrets.  

Cities Covered : Jodhpur

Enjoy a full-day guided sightseeing tour of Jodhpur, a city ringed by a high stone wall with seven gates and several bastions. Rediscover the heritage of Rajasthan at the rock-solid Mehrangarh Fort, Mandore Garden and the impressive Umaid Bhawan Palace.

Cities Covered : Jaisalmer

Today, depart Jodhpur for Jaisalmer, a jewel of a city set in the heart of the Thar Desert. Enjoy an exciting camel ride on the sand dunes of Sam and witness an explosion of color as the sun sets against the golden dunes.

Accommodation : Rawal-Kot, Jaisalmer,Jaisalmer or similiar
Cities Covered : Jaisalmer ,  Jodhpur

Embark on a full-day sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer, whose temples, forts and palaces are constructed mainly out of yellow sandstone. See the Patwon Ki Havelis, Salim Singh Ki Haveli, and Gandhi Sagar Tank before returning to Jodhpur later this afternoon.

Cities Covered : Jodhpur ,  New Delhi

This morning after breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Delhi or to your next destination as you recall the exciting adventures and marvelous sights of the past twelve days which remain forever as cherished memories.


Departure Dates and Rates

All Rates in US$ per person, Applicable taxes payable 30 days prior to departure only for India Tour

ClassDatesSingle RateDouble RateTriple Rate
Luxury
For departures October 1,2017 through December 20,2017 US$ 5,333 US$ 2,918 N/A
For departures December 21,2017 through January 4,2018 US$ 5,837 US$ 3,170 N/A
For departures January 5,2018 through April 15,2018 US$ 5,333 US$ 2,918 N/A
Maharaja
For departures October 1,2017 through December 20,2017 US$ 3,361 US$ 1,839 US$ 1,446
For departures December 21,2017 through January 4,2018 US$ 3,583 US$ 1,950 US$ 1,528
For departures January 5,2018 through April 15,2018 US$ 3,361 US$ 1,839 US$ 1,446
Royal
For departures October 1,2017 through December 20,2017 US$ 2,787 US$ 1,530 US$ 1,222
For departures December 21,2017 through January 4,2018 US$ 2,787 US$ 1,530 US$ 1,223
For departures January 5,2018 through April 15,2018 US$ 2,787 US$ 1,530 US$ 1,222

PLEASE NOTE: The above rates are calculated based on the local currency (INR) and are subject to change based on exchange rate fluctuations. Your balance payment will be due and payable based on the exchange rate at that time. An option to pay in full and lock in today's exchange rate is also available; please contact us for details.

The services in all classes are the same, however the hotels used are different.  We use hotels listed in our accommodation section or ones similar to them. Please see the accommodation section to see the list of hotels used.  


Your tour price includes:

  • Breakfast at all locations per the itinerary
  • Domestic bottled water during sightseeing
  • Arrival and departure transfers with assistance
  • All sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Local English-speaking guide for all sightseeing
  • Entrance fees to all monuments and cultural events as per the itinerary
  • Still & video camera charges at all monuments   
  • Baggage handling
  • Elephant ride to Amber Fort in Jaipur
  • Entrance to the Taj Mahal for two visits (one evening, one morning)

Your tour price does not include:

  • Any international or domestic airfare 
  • Any airport departure taxes
  • Any lunches and dinners
  • Travel insurance or Mediclaim
  • Any alcohol, beverages, laundry, telephone calls, gratuities, or other items of a personal nature
  • Any compulsory holiday dinner or celebrations imposed by the hotels
  • Any expenses not specifically mentioned as included
  • Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve dinner

 
OPTIONAL UPGRADES: 

  • Please contact us about upgrading your room categories
  • You may choose to hire a car with driver and optional guide for your "at leisure" times
  • Additional night(s) in your choice of Delhi hotels available at special rates through Palace Tours

 

Terms and Conditions

PAYMENT TERMS:

25% of total tour cost due at the time of booking

75% or balance no later than 65 days prior to tour departure date

 

CANCELLATION FEES:

(i) 25% of the total tour value if cancelled more than 65 days prior to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS
(ii) 100% of the total tour value if cancelled 0-64 days prior to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS

 

We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance to cover the losses incurred in case of cancellation. For information on available plans or to purchase travel insurance, please visit www.palacetours.com/insurance.

 





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