Royal Trail Experience Forts Palaces and village safari tour

Royal Trail with Village Experience

castlemandawa-Rajasthan


Rajasthan is an opulent land of history and tradition. In this tour, apart from visiting beautiful palaces, rugged forts and bustling towns, you will get to experience real Indian villages, interact with colorful & vibrant people of Rajasthan.

Commence your journey from the bustling capital of India – New-Delhi and move on to Mandawa ,famed for its fresco paintings. It is a typical Indian village located in the heart of Shekhawati region of Rajasthan famous for its majestic forts and palaces vernacularly known as Havelis. From here your journey proceeds to the pink city of Jaipur to experience the royal heritage. You can also indulge in local Rajasthani cuisine and explore the colorful bazaars.

The trip also covers the beautiful and unexplored destination – Kalakho situated between Agra and Jaipur. Here, you will experience the real Rajasthani village life in Dera Village Retreat which is surrounded by Aravali hills. You can take a camel safari to nearby villages and interact with the local people.

After the timeless and charming rural experience, head to the monument of love – Taj-Mahal in the city of Agra.

Highlights

  • Visit Red Fort, India Gate, Parliament House and Chandni Chowk in Delhi
  • Explore Shekhawati Village and fresco painting grand Havelis in Mandawa
  • Explore Amber Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal in Jaipur
  • Experience the cultures of India in Kalakho
  • Visit the wonderful Taj-Mahal at Agra

From 705USD per person, based on double/twin sharing room.

Tour cost includes:
  • Transfers and ground transports (private vehicle with and English speaking driver)
  • Flights and/or trains as mentioned in the program
  • Accommodation: twin/double room in standard hotels
  • Breakfast


  • Tour Cost does not include:
  • Any International Airfare / Airport taxes
  • Lunches and Dinner are not included unless mentioned
  • Entrance fees for temples, monuments and museums mentioned in the program
  • Tips to guides, restaurants, and hotel lobby.
  • Items of personal nature like tips, laundry, phone calls etc
  • Visa charges are not the part of the tour package
  • Repatriation fees, should they be required
  • Optional activities
  • Any others expenses
  • Royal Trail with Village Experience – 10 Days

    Delhi – Mandawa – Jaipur – Kalakho– Agra - Delhi

    Day 1 - Arrive Delhi

    Upon arrival at the Delhi International Airport, you will be received by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Delhi is India’s capital and is a major gateway to the country.
    You will have some free time on your own to adjust to the new time zone. Overnight will be at Delhi.

    Day 2 - In Delhi

    After breakfast, start your day with a full day Delhi Sightseeing, first. The tour begins in Old Delhi with Jama Masjid and then a unique glance at local life by an exploration to the bustling local bazaar of Chandni Chowk on a rickshaw. Drive pass by Red Fort before driving to New Delhi for Qutub Minar and Humayun Tomb. Continue with Raj Ghat, drive along the city landmarks of India Gate, President's House, Parliament House & Government Secretariat Buildings and stop for photo opportunity there. If time permits, visit the National Museum and Lotus temple. An ideal place for meditation, this Bahai House of worship is open to people of all religions. Overnight will be at Delhi.

    Day 3 - Delhi to Mandawa By road 280kms / 7hrs

    After breakfast, drive to Mandawa. Upon reaching Mandawa, you will be transferred to the hotel. Situated in the North Indian state of Rajasthan, the fort town of Mandawa lies in the heart of the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. This small town attracts travelers because of its beautifully made palaces, known as Havelis. Overnight will be at Mandawa.

    Day 4 - Mandawa to Jaipur By road 180kms / 5hrs

    After breakfast, enjoy the sightseeing tour of Mandawa which includes fresco painted Havelis. Later on, drive to Jaipur and check in at the hotel. In the evening, explore colorful bazaar of Jaipur and enjoy dinner with noble family. Overnight will be at Jaipur.

    Day 5 - In Jaipur

    After a leisurely breakfast, start your guided tour of Jaipur which includes visit to Amber Fort (with a jeep ride or Elephant ride up to the fort entrance) and Hawa Mahal (Palace of the winds). Continue to visit the City Palace Museum and Jantar Mantar. Drive pass through the pink rose residential and visit Choki Dhani for a Rajasthani dinner before you head back to the hotel for an overnight.

    Day 6 - Jaipur to Kalakho By road 110kms / 3hrs

    After breakfast, drive to Kalakho. Reach Kalakho and you will be welcomed with traditional ceremony at the hotel. In the evening, enjoy traditional folk dance and music performance. Overnight will be at Kalakho.

    Day 7 - In Kalakho

    Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, visit the local village on camel back. Here, you will meet the colorful Meena tribe. Spend time meeting the villagers and learning about life in rural India. Later in the afternoon, go for a hike in the nearby hills. Overnight will be at Kalakho.

    Day 8 - Kalakho to Agra By road 170 kms / 4hrs

    After breakfast, leave for Agra. Enroute visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and Fatehpur Sikri. Relax and retire early for the day. Overnight will be at Agra.

    Day 9 - In Agra

    Enjoy the sunrise visit to Taj Mahal. Return to hotel for breakfast. Proceed for your guided tour of Agra which includes the visit to magnificent Red Fort. Later in the evening, enjoy special heritage walk of Agra City. Overnight will be at Agra.

    Day 10 - Agra to Delhi By road 200kms / 4hrs

    After breakfast, drive to Delhi and as per your flight timings, you will be transferred to the airport to take flight back home with sweet memories of the tour.
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