The tour offers a glimpse of the royalty, tradition & style of the erstwhile Maharajas. You will stay in many of these palaces now converted into hotels. Combines with the magnificent Taj Mahal & the Pink city of Jaipur.

17 days from USD 1580

Delhi | Nawalgarh | Gajner | Khimsar | Jodhpur | Rohetgarh | Udaipur | Castle Bijaipur | Deogarh | Kishangarh | Samode | Jaipur | Bharatpur | Agra | Delhi


Day 1: Delhi/Nawalgarh (5 hrs drive)

Nawalgarh is a town of Jhunjhunu district in Rajasthan, India. It is part of the Shekhawati region. It is midway between Jhunjhunu and Sikar.It is 30 kilometers far from Sikar and 39 kilometers far from Jhunjhunu. Nawalgarh is located at 27°51' North, 75°18' East. Nawalgarh is famous for grand havelis with frescos, which is specialty of the Shekhawati region. It has some of the best-preserved havelis and finest frescoes in Shekhawati. Visit to Nawalgarh Fort (Bala Kila Fort) built by Thakur Nawal Singh. Founded in 1737 AD but today it stands largely disfigured by the modern accretions. Now it houses two banks and a few government offices. Roop Niwas Palace about one km from the Nawalgarh fort is the salubrious Roop Niwas Palace. Built by Thakur Roop Singh Ji and Rawal Madan Singh Ji. The palace is enchanting with a well-laid garden and fountains. Anandi Lal Podar Haveli this haveli, built in the 1920s, houses a school, but has many fine paintings. Sheesh Mahal it is an astounding building with a ceiling mural that includes maps of Nawalgarh and Jaipur.

Day 2: Nawalgarh/Gajner via Bikaner (5 hrs. drive)

Gajner, a historical town famous for its beautiful fort. En route, visit Fort Junagarh. This unassailable fortress was built in 1593.You will also visit the Ganga Jubli museum that contains archaeological exhibits as well as royal memorabilia. Visit Gajner Palace(Hunting Lodge of Maharaja Bikaner) followed by visit to Gajner Lake and the Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary, one may see wild boars, blue bulls, chinkaras and black bugs. Gajner is the Mecca and paradise for people who love bird watching. The bird watchers will be able to catch a glimpse of many colorful and rare birds. Gajner is 30 km from Bikaner in the Thar Desert. It is famous for its 6, 000-acre red sandstone palace built by Maharaja Ganga Singhji of Bikaner. It is located on the banks of a picturesque lake rich with a variety of wildlife and vegetation. Built as a hunting lodge and summer resort in early 20th century, the Gajner Lake attracts migratory birds in winters, and animals like nilgais, chinkaras and deer. Gajner has the only Camel breeding farm in Asia where you can experience farm life at close quarters in the afternoons when it is open to the public. You can also go on camel safaris on the sand dunes. Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a variety of wild animals and birds.

Day 3: Gajner/Khimsar (3 hrs. drive)

Khimsar is situated in district Nagaur of Rajasthan. Khimsar is located in the middle of a small village, just off the Jodhpur. Khimsar is the small township of Khimsar. Khimsar was once a small kingdom. The construction of the fort initially began in 1523 but the family moved in to the fort only during the 18th century. Thakur Onkar Singh, the present occupant of the fort, built a regal wing for himself in 1940s. The pride of Khimsar today is still that fort, 450 years old and currently home to the 18th, 19th, and 20th generations of the Khimsar thakurs. In the evening enjoy camel safari and horse riding. Cultural programmes like folk dance and music are other exciting activities. Take an excursion to villages of Bishnoi community and watch their unique desert life, so close to the nature.

Day 4: Khimsar/Jodhpur (2hrs. drive)

Visit Mehrangarh Fort spread over 5 kilometers on a steep hill and looking down 125 meters. The fort appears rugged and impenetrable from the outside, but houses some of the most intricately adorned palaces with exquisitely carved panels and latticed windows. The structure justifies the name "Mehran – Majestic, garh – Fort". Also visit Jaswanth Thada & the majestic Umaid Bhawan Palace.

Day 5: Jodhpur/Rohetgarh (1 hrs. drive)

Rohetgarh Fort is the bastion of the chivalrous Champawat clan of Rathores. Even though this fort is one of the lesser known forts of Rajasthan, its architectural marvel and exquisite carvings and paintings speak volumes about the beauty of the citadel. The Rohetgarh Fort was presented as a gift to Thakur Dalpat Singh I in 1622 AD for leading and winning several wars under the banner of the Rathores of Marwar. This fort hotel is a paradise for nature lovers, known for its peaceful haven with well-manicured lawns, where one can easily sight peacocks roaming freely in the fort and the only sound one can hear is the chirping of the birds.

Day 6: Rohetgarh/Udaipur (4 ½ hrs. drive)

Day free at leisure at the beautiful fairy tale lake city. Evening sunset boat cruise in the Lake Pichola.

Day 7: Udaipur

Visit the City Palace and museum. A majestic architectural marvel towering over the lake on a hill surrounded by crenelated walls, it is a conglomeration of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging gardens. The main entrance is through the triple arched gate, the 'Tripolia' with eight marble porticos. The Maharana were weighed under the gate in the gold, the equivalent amount of which was distributed among the populace. Later visit Saheliyon Ki Badi. This small ornamental garden was a popular relaxing spot where royal ladies came for a stroll and hence the name. The garden has many fountains in its four delightful pools, chiseled kiosks and marble elephants.

Day 8: Udaipur

Day free at leisure in the city of lakes.

Day 9: Udaipur/Castle Bijaipur via Chittorgarh (4 hrs. drive)
ChittorgarhThe most Romantic name in Rajasthan is Chittaur. Chittaur is more than a ruined citadel; it is a symbol, It stands for all that was brave, true and noble in the Rajput tradition. Visit The Fort, Vijay Stambh (Victory Tower), Kirti Stambh (Tower of Fame), Padmini's Palace and many more. Later proceed to Castle Bijaipur. Castle Bijaipur, this 16th century castle set in the serene Vindhyanchal ranges was built by Rao Shakti Singhji the younger brother of the great warrior Maharana Pratap. This fort echoes the sounds of many fierce battles of historic importance fought against Mughals and marathas. A wildlife sanctuary adjacent to the castle has leopard, Chinkara, spotted and four-horned deer, crocodile and wild boar as well as a variety of birds. Jeep and camel safaris, trekking and camping.

Day 10: Castle Bijaipur/Deogarh (3 hrs. drive)

Drive to explore the Deogarh Palace with five floors and over 200 rooms which have murals done by local painters after whom Deogarh school of painting has acquired fame the world over. Also visit the famous school of miniature painting and some of the loveliest Deogarh miniatures adorn the personal collection of the present Rawat Sahib. You may also Pick-up and ride in Vintage Cars owned by the Royal Family.

Day 11: Deogarh/Kishangarh via Pushkar (3-4 hrs. drive)

Morning drive to Kishangarh via Pushkar. Visit the holy ghats of Pushkar and the Brahma Temple. Arrive Kishangarh. Visit Phool Mahal Palace constructed in the 19th century by Maharaja Prithee Singh as his palace of the lotuses. The majestic fort of Kishangarh and the deep moat surrounding it, forms its backdrop while the vast Gundalao Lake with its myriad bird life its front.

Day 12: Kishangarh/Samode (2 hrs. drive)

Samode Palace was initially built in the sixteenth century as a Rajput fort, but in early 19th century, under the nobleman Rawal Berisal, it was converted from a fort into an exquisitely designed palace in Rajput and Muslim architectural style. Relax & enjoy the ambience of the stunning luxurious Samode Palace tucked in a desert village & where the Hollywood movie "Far Pavilion" was shot. Evening enjoy villagers perform and sing in the palace courtyard.

Day 13: Samode/Jaipur (1 hrs. drive)

Explore local bazaar for bargain shopping of Jaipur's famous Blue Pottery, textiles, jewellery and decorative items handcrafted by expert artisans.

Day 14: Jaipur

Morning elephant ride to Amber Fort. Later sightseeing tour of City palace, Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds), Jantar Mantar & Amber fort on elephant back.

Day 15: Jaipur/Bharatpur (3 ½ hrs. drive)

Bharatpur is Asia's largest bird sanctuary & located between Jaipur & Agra. Evening rickshaw / canoe tour of the sanctuary to view a variety of migratory birds including the rare Siberian crane.

Day 16: Bharatpur/Agra (1 hrs. drive)

Sightseeing of Taj Mahal, Agra fort & Akbar's mausoleum.

Day 17: Agra/Delhi (3 hrs drive)

Drive to Delhi for onward destination.


Room with breakfast + air-conditioned car with driver + English speaking/language guide for all sightseeing.