Destinations Covered: Delhi - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Mihirgarh - Jawai - Udaipur - Delwara - Udaipur - Mumbai
The desert state of Rajasthan is dotted with innumerable forts and palaces, which boast of wonderful architecture. These structures were built by several rulers during their reign. Some of these have been converted into heritage hotels, which offer a royal treatment amid world-class comforts. Boutique Palaces & Forts of Rajasthan is a well-planned tour, which offers you a stay at these lavish properties. Spanning in the duration of 12 days, this itinerary also includes city tour, camping, village visits and game safaris. City tour of Delhi is another highlight of this tour package. Enjoy a lavish stay at luxury hotels like Imperial in Delhi, SUJAN Rajmahal Palace Hotel in Jaipur, Raas hotel in Jodhpur, The Serai in Jaisalmer, Jawai Leopard Camp and so on.
Arrival in Delhi. Meet our tour representative who helps you with an assisted transfer to one of the heritage hotels of Delhi, the Imperial hotel. Relax and enjoy the facilities at the hotel.
The day is scheduled for sightseeing. Visit the popular attractions of Old and New Delhi. The wide boulevards the wide Lutyen's Delhi is in complete contract with the narrow lanes of Old Delhi. Visit to the prime attractions of these place is going to be a delight.
Overnight stay in Delhi.
In the morning, drive to the 'Pink City' Jaipur. As you reach, complete the check-in at the lively SUJAN Rajmahal Palace Hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. The capital city of Rajasthan, the colorful Jaipur has several allures like bustling bazaars, might forts, stunning palaces, lip-smacking food, rich culture and more.
Overnight in Jaipur.
Today, drive past Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) to arrive at the Amer or Amber Fort, one of Rajasthan's most-popular forts. Reach the entrance of this hilltop fort on an elephant's back.
Made from pale yellow and pink sandstone, and white marble, this palace complex has several structures in its boundaries. Post lunch, city tour of Jaipur. Explore the beautiful City Palace- the residence of the royal family of Jaipur, it also has other attractions like a well-stocked museum and the world heritage site of Jantar Mantar Observatory – housing a collection of 19 architectural astronomical instruments.
On day 5, start your road journey to the royal city of Jodhpur. Fondly called the 'Sun City' of Rajasthan, it is set in the expansive Thar Desert. Check-in at the lavish, huge RAAS hotel. Savor wonderful views of the mighty Mehrangarh Fort from this red sandstone structure. Enjoy the facilities being offered at this luxury heritage hotel.
The day is scheduled for sightseeing in Jaisalmer. Explore the impressive Mehrangarh Fort. Lying 120 m above the city's skyline, this fort was constructed by Rao Jodha in 1459. A part of it is a museum. The next visit is to the splendid Jaswant Thada – a royal cenotaph build in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II by his son Maharaja Sardar Singh. Later on, start driving towards the fortified Jaisalmer, the center of the golden Thar for enjoying camping in The Serai. Check into the camp and relax.
Overnight stay in camp.
Start the city tour of Jaisalmer in the morning. Visit the popular attractions including the forts, the havelis (mansion) and the gardens. The afternoon is scheduled for a camel ride for exploring the Mulana Sand Dunes. Though these sand dunes are slightly lesser known in comparison to Sam Sand Dunes, but offer a memorable experience.
Overnight in Jaisalmer.
On 8th day, by road transfer to Mihir Garh, the plush boutique hotel. The beautiful structure of this luxurious property gels wonderfully with the rustic ambiance of the state's landscape. Check-in and relax. Enjoy evening village safari tour, on a jeep. Savor sumptuous food, treat your eyes to the wonderful views, and enjoy performances by local artists.
Get transferred to Jawai Leopard Camp by road. Check into the camp with the Aravallis in the background. The afternoon is scheduled for an enthralling jeep safari to look forward for a rendezvous with the mystical leopards. Enjoy an exclusive wildlife experience.
Overnight stay in Jawai camp.
The day is scheduled for early morning and afternoon game drives. Spot the wildlife roaming freely in their natural habitat.
Today, drive to Udaipur, one of the most romantic destinations in India, with Aravalis in the background. As you reach, enjoy city tour including the Crystal Gallery at Fateh Prakash Palace. It is believed that the museum is the single largest private collection of crystal anywhere in the world and has dinner sets, furniture, glasses, art objects, washing bowls and even a crystal bed. Thereafter, get transferred to Delwara. Upon arrival check-in at the lavish RAAS Devigarh Hotel, a luxury heritage property.
Early morning, start the road journey to Udaipur airport to board a flight to Mumbai for boarding a flight to your onward destination.