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Classic Rajasthan Itinerary
Days 1-2 Delhi
Chaotic Delhi is awash with historical sites, museums and markets. Visit the wonderful walled city of Old Delhi and see one of its most impressive buildings, the Jama Masjid. Join the crowds to explore the bazaars; everything is for sale here from fireworks and silks to copper and spices.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2
Day 3 Agra
Travel by train to the Mughal city of Agra. Learn the tragic love stories and mysterious legends of the Red Fort. Visit the iconic Taj Mahal - constructed from marble and inlaid with jade, crystal and sapphire, it must be seen to be believed.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1
Day 4 Rural Heritage Stay
Journey to rural Rajasthan to stay at a royal family residence. Explore the village, meet villagers and chat with traditional craftspeople for a unique insight into local life.
ACCOM: Heritage Property - 1
Days 5-6 Jaipur
Visit the Amber Fort en route to Jaipur, Rajasthan's 'Pink City'. Jaipur is bursting at the seams with markets filled with jewellery, textiles and folk-based arts. After bargaining for souvenirs, there's an opportunity to laugh, shout and cheer with locals at a lively Bollywood film.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2
Days 7-8 Bundi
Journey through rural Rajasthan to Bundi. Admire stunning murals at the palace that presides over the town's Brahmin-blue rooftops, explore the enchanting alleyways and experience life in remote Rajasthan.
ACCOM: Heritage Property - 2
Days 9-10 Rural Heritage Stay
Journey through rural Rajasthan to the quaint city of Bassi. Spend the first night in a beautiful fortified mansion then spend the second night in a deluxe tent camping under the stars.
ACCOM: Deluxe permanent tent - 1, Heritage Property - 1
Days 11-12 Udaipur
Rolling hills, white marble palaces and lakes come together to make Udaipur the most romantic city in Rajasthan. Visit City Palace, one of the largest royal palaces in India.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2
Days 13-14 Pushkar
With India's only Brahma temple and a holy lake, Pushkar is the place to rub shoulders with pilgrims and sadhus (holy men). For a change of pace, take a camel ride into the desert and witness a magical sunset among the dunes. In free time, shop, explore or head to a hilltop temple for views over the town. A hot chai at the top makes the effort worthwhile!
ACCOM: Hotel - 1, Overnight sleeper train - 1
Day 15 Delhi
Come full circle on return to the hum of Delhi.
Classic Rajasthan Reviews
Our Classic Rajasthan trips score an average of 4.75 out of 5 based on 81 reviews in the last year.
Classic Rajasthan, April 2014
I went on this trip because I don't want to travel alone. The group consisted of five couples and I wasn't even warned about this when I booked. I was the 11th person to book so all the couples were already booked and the advisor could have suggested another date as had been done for one of the couples I was tour with. They had considered a different date and their advisor had told them that the date of this trip might be more suitable as there were other mature couples. I was disappointed about this.
Review submitted 29/05/2014
Classic Rajasthan, May 2014
India is a country of sharp contrasts. I like that Intrepid captures both through visiting both main sites but also allowing an insight into real life through visits to smaller villages etc
Review submitted 24/05/2014
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