$1906


*per person on twin sharing

  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Hotels & Pricing
  • Terms

Overview


Plan your holiday to visit the desert state, Rajasthan, which is popular for its opulent places and ancient forts. With no dearth of history, the cultural state attracts a number of tourists every year. Ancient forts, scenic palaces and the unforgiving Thar Desert dot the state of Rajasthan. Visit the some of the historical and sacred places as well as palaces of Jaipur, Ajmer, Pushkar, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Ranakpur, Udaipur and more.

Highlights


  • Visit the historical places, forts and lakes
  • Relish your journey to Jaipur, Ajmer, Pushkar, Jodhpur, Ranakpur, Udaipur, etc.
  • Comfortable stay and delicious Rajasthani foods
  • See beautiful palaces of Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ranakpur, Udaipur and more

DETAILED ITINERARY


Day 01: Jaipur

On your arrival at Jaipur Airport, our representative will transfer you to hotel. Jaipur, widely known as the 'Pink City, was founded in 1727 A.D by one of the greatest ruler Jai Singh II. Jaipur is surrounded by hills on three sides, crowned by formidable forts and majestic palaces, mansions and gardens. Jaipur is the only city in the world, which is sub-divided in to nine rectangular sectors symbolizing nine divisions of universe. Jaipur is the first planned city designed in accordance with 'Shilpa Shastra'- epochal treatise of Hindu architecture. Evening is free for independent activities, then stay overnight at the hotel.


(Lunch and Dinner)


Day 02: Jaipur

After having the breakfast, proceed for the excursion to Amber Fort. Enjoy the Elephant Ride to reach atop of the palace. This journey on embellished elephants is bound to enrich your memories with the Royal lifestyle of the Maharajas and leave you with a truly unforgettable experience (Subject to availability). Visit the Hall of Victory or Jag Mandir, Sheesh Mahal. Visit Maharaja's City Palace, the former Royal residence, part of it converted into a museum. A small portion is still used by the Royal family of Jaipur. One of the major attractions in the palace is as Armory Museum, housing an impressive array of weaponry-pistols, blunderbusses, flintlocks, swords, rifles and daggers. Later visit the Jantar Mantar, which is the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in the world, having 17 large instruments, many of them still in working condition. During the tour you will also have a brief photography stop at Hawa Mahal - the Palace of Winds. Overnight stay at the hotel.


(Breakfast and Dinner)


Day 03: Jaipur–Ranthambore

After the breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Ranthombore. Ranthambhore National Park is about 4 hours drive away from Jaipur. The route is scenic with agriculture fields on both sides of the roads. This park is very famous for its tiger population. you will came across spotted deer grazing, Grey heron in breeding plumage, Sambar, Chinkaras playing in the grass, wild boars, majestic & pretty birds including Shikra, Black shouldered kite, Buzzard, Brahminy Duck, Storks and jackals as well lazy cats and hope to see Royal Bengal Tiger. The park has a rich diversity of fauna and flora- species list includes 300 trees, 50 aquatic plants, 272 birds, 12 reptiles and 30 mammals are in plenty too, and many more. Ranthambhore Fort- the monuments are in well condition and worth visiting. The Fort is situated inside the Ranthambhore National Park. Evening game drive in the Ranthambhore National Park. Overnight stay at your hotel.


(Breakfast and Dinner)


Day O4: Ranthambore–Chittorgarh–Udaipur

Early morning Game Drive in Canter (20 Seater open bus) into the Park where your naturalist will talk to you about the wildlife found in this Park. Ranthambhore National Park is probably the best place in the world to see wild tigers and is the only dry deciduous tiger habitat in the world. Return to the Hotel for the breakfast, check out and drive to Udaipur en-route visit Chittorgarh. On arrival proceed for sightseeing tour of Fort. There are a number of magnificent monuments inside the fort. Tour includes Rana Kumbha Palace, the most imposing monument in the Chittorgarh fort. Rich heritage and architecture define this palace. After this, drive to Udaipur. You'll drive the Aravalli Range towards south, arriving Udaipur, the 'City of Sunrise'. On the banks of the shimmering lake Pichola, is one of the most romantic cities of Rajasthan. Nestled among the lush hills of the Aravali, it has inevitably been dubbed the 'Venice of the East'. Overnight stay at the hotel.


(Breakfast and Dinner)


Day 05: Udaipur

After the breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour to Udaipur, Visit Jagdish Temple dedicated to Lord Jagannath, later visit City Palace. Later visit Shalion Ki Bari then Saheli Ki Bari that is a small ornamental garden built in the honour of Royal Ladies for recreational purpose. After this, visit the Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum, which is home to an attractive collection of folk dresses, puppets, ornaments, dolls, masks, folk musical instruments, folk deities and paintings. Followed by visit to Eklingji & Nagda Temples. In the evening, enjoy a leisurely boat ride on Lake Pichola with its main attractions the beautiful stretch of water surrounding the two marvellous structures the Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir, is the life line of Udaipur city. The city palace extends along the eastern shore of the lake and you can go for a boat ride from Bansi Ghat (Subject to water level in the lake). Overnight stay at your hotel.


(Breakfast and Dinner)


Day 06: Udaipur–Ranakpur–Jodhpur

After having the breakfast drive to Jodhpur, en-route visit Ranakpur, which is about 90 km from Udaipur, is the largest Jain temple complex in India and dates to the 15th century. The beautiful lace-like interiors of the domes are a superb example of western Indian temple style. Surya temple and other Jain temples are side attractions. (Temple opens only at 1200 Hrs. Leather belts, footwear, bare legs and black clothing not allowed) After lunch, drive 175 kms to Jodhpur. Forts and palaces, temples and havelis, culture and tradition, spices and fabrics, colour and texture, Jodhpur has them all and in plenty. Situated in western Rajasthan, Jodhpur has long attracted both the domestic and outside tourist. Also visit Sadar Bazaar and Clock Tower markets where you can see the vegetable, spice, Indian sweets, and textile and silver markets. Afternoon is free to walk around in the colourful and bustling bazaars for personal exploration or shopping. Overnight stay at your hotel.


(Breakfast and Dinner)


Day 07: Jodhpur–Jaisalmer

After the breakfast, check out and proceed for sightseeing tour of Jodhpur. The city is totally dominated by a massive fort sprawled across 125- meter high hill known as Meherangarh Fort, founded by Rao Jodha in 15th century. It boasts of some of very fine reminders of its glorious past palaces, temples and other elegant monuments of architectural and historical significance. Visit the Meherangarh Fort, which was impregnable for the rocky base which is on. Also visit Jaswant Thada, the white marble memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II built in 1899. After lunch drive to Jaisalmer 285 km. Jaisalmer - a fairy-tale town in the Thar Desert founded about 800 years ago by Rajah Jaisal. Unlike any other city, this desert fortress is one of Rajasthan's most exotic and unusual towns. In the evening, proceed for the excursion to Sam Sand dunes. Overnight stay at your hotel.


(Breakfast and Dinner)


Day 08: Jaisalmer

After the breakfast this morning at the hotel, and proceed for the city tour of Jaisalmer. Visit the famous Havelis known for their frescoes. The merchants grew prosperous and commissioned great havelis, or mansions, to flaunt their ever-growing status in society. Made of local golden yellow sand stone and wood, some of the havelis are still in excellent condition. The most elaborate and magnificent of all the Jaisalmer havelis is the Patwaon Ki Haveli. Five Jain brothers built the Haveli between 1800 and 1860. Salim Singh Ki Haveli and Nathmal Ki Haveli are the other two havelis that are opened to visitors. Within the fort complex lie the beautifully carved Jain Temples built between the 12th and 15th centuries. There are 7 temples in the complex. Afternoon is free to walk around in the colourful and bustling bazaars for personal exploration or shopping. Overnight stay at your hotel.


(Breakfast and Dinner)


DAY 09 JAISALMER–JODHPUR

After having the breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and proceed to Jodhpur Airport, for your onwards journey.


(Breakfast)


HOTELS & PRICING


  Validity : Till 13th Nov 2015



  Hotels Included In Package

Hotel Name

Location

Hotel Class

Shalimar HotelJaipur3 STAR
Raj Palace Ranthambore 3 STAR
Hadi Rani Udaipur 3 STAR
Chandra Inn Jodhpur 3 STAR
Hotel Priya Jaisalmer 3 STAR


  Price Details In Package

No of Person @ Price

Hotel Class

Transport

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Per Person on twin sharing @1906 AUD3 STARINDIGOEnquiry

Cost Includes

  • Transportation and sightseeing as per the group Size (Air conditioned)
  • Hotels Class as mentioned in the program
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Return Trip Airfare in Economy Class from Melbourne, Australia – Jaipur, India – Jodhpur, India – Melbourne, Australia (including taxes).
  • 01 Bottle Mineral water per day per person
  • All Applicable Taxes


Cost Excludes

  • Any insurance
  • Any still camera, digital camera and video camera fee. (To be paid on the spot.)
  • Any tip, such as, at hotel/resort/restaurants, at restaurants outside, to the guides, to the Drivers/assistants, and to the mahouts.
  • Entrance ticket/fee to the monuments
  • Any item of personal nature, such as drinks (alcoholic/non-alcoholic), laundry, the telephone calls etcetera.


Terms



  • All Prices given are in Australian Dollar (AUD).
  • Your Australian departure tax is included in the cost of your ticket.
  • Return economy class airfare from Melbourne, Australia – Jaipur, India – Jodhpur, India – Melbourne, Australia including taxes.
  • Service Confirmation is subject to availability at the time of reservations.
  • Prices can vary depending on availability of the service and change in the number of passengers.
  • Any changes in the quotation will be communicated to you and booking will proceed only after your confirmation.
  • Surcharges may be applicable over and above the tour price. At the time of booking or prior to confirmation, the same will be advised.
  • We will require 10% and balance payment prior 45 days, before departure of the tour.
  • All activities, sightseeing, and other optional tour/ services/rides, if left unutilized or partially utilized by choice or due to other uncontrollable situations /weather / time constraint, any other circumstances are not subject to any refund.

Child Policy

  • Children below 5 years are complimentary in parents’ room without extra bed.
  • Milk/Food for infant or Children below 5 years chargeable on direct payment at hotel


Baggage Allowances

Ensure to confirm your Baggage Allowance at the time of booking.

General Baggage Allowance on International Flights excluding low cost carrier.

  • First Class: 40 kg free baggage allowance per person.
  • Business Class: 30 kg free baggage allowance per person.
  • Economy Class: 20 kg free baggage allowance per person.


Cancellation Policy

  • For whatever reasons, if you want to cancel the booking, make sure to intimate us in writing. We are constrained to levy the following cancellation charges as per the company policy.


Cancellation Charges Per Person

  • 30 days or more prior to the departure of the holiday/ tour, taken non-refundable advance will be charged.
  • Tickets bought on promotion may be 100 % non changeable and non refundable. The validity of the ticket will be restrictive.
  • 30 to 15 days prior to the departure of the holiday/ tour, 50% of the package cost.
  • 14 to 07 days prior to the departure of the holiday/ tour 75% of the package cost.
  • 07 to 01 days prior to the departure of the holiday/ tour 100% of the package cost.
  • In case of no information 100% of the package cost.


Reconfirmations

  • We recommend you to confirm your flight with the local airline office at least 72 hours prior to departure. Failure to reconfirm may result in the cancellation of some reservations. For Special request (hotel confirmation, meal and seat preference, special assistance, wheel chair request) are subject to airline confirmation and need to reconfirm from agency at least 72 hours prior to the departure.


Travel Insurance

  • We strongly recommend Travel Insurance. The premium is calculated on the number of days you will be away, however it is important that the policy be taken out when the booking is made, to cover any cancellation penalties that may apply from that time. If the insurance is not with us, a charge of $50 will be applicable for any paperwork requested.


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