Rajasthan with Goa Tour

Duration : 15 Nights / 16 Days

Destinations : Delhi - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Barmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur - Goa - Mumbai




Goa Beach
Day 01: Arrival Delhi

Welcome to Delhi, the capital of India. Our representative will receive you at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: Delhi - Bikaner (460 kms by train)

After sunshiny Breakfast take sightseeing tour of historic monument Red Fort- built in red marvel stone, Jama Masjid- the most sacred mosque belongings of prophet including his foot prints in marble slab, Chandani chowk- a foremost shopping hub, you can also explore the market and enjoy the Rickshaw ride. Then move towards drive through Rajpath and its two famous monuments- the India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Rajghat- burial site of Mahatma Gandhi father of the nation, Lotus temple- known as Bhai’s house of worship, Humanyun’s tomb- commissioned by his wife Hamida Banu Begum,Qutab Minar – the world famous Heritage site, tower startedin 1192 By Qutub-ud-din Aibak, it is symbol of Victory. Later in the evening transfer to the railway station to catch the night train to Bikaner - situated in the northern part of Rajasthan and known as the camel country and popular for its exotic camel safaris, forts, palaces and temples, and camel breeding farm. Over-night on train.

Day 03: Bikaner

After breakfast, take a sightseeing tour from the famousJunagarh Fort – constructed between 1588 and 1593 by Raja Rai Singh, fort has a 986 mtr long wall with 37 bastions & two entrances, Bandh Sagar Temple – the 16th century famous Jain temple. If time Permits you may visit camel breeding farm, later visit Lalgarh Palace- Residence of Royal Family of Bikaner. Afternoon proceeds to see the temple of Karnimata – at this rats temple are held sacred & roam freely inside the temple complex. Spotting a white rat in this temple is believed to be lucky. Evening free for Relax. Return hotel for overnight stay.

Bada Bagh, Jaisalmer
Bada Bagh - Jaisalmer
Day 04: Bikaner - Jaisalmer (330 kms : 7 hrs)

Leave after breakfast to Jaisalmer , en route visit Pokharan fort, the town came to the renown when several nuclear tests were conducted here during 1970’s and the 1990’s. Pokharan fort is built in 1532-1584, the yellow sandstone; nevertheless as grand a fort as some of the others in Rajasthan has a few superb palaces like the Mangal Niwas, the Rani Mahal and the Phool Niwas or the flower palace, also visit to Pokharan fort: housed inside the fort’s premises, after visit persist to drive Jaisalmer, on arrival transfer to hotel. In evening, you can visit Gadisar Lake in the main city or the local market to familiarize yourself with the city atmosphere. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 05: Jaisalmer

After sunshiny breakfast, take a sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer, they widely known as Golden city Of Rajasthan. Jaisalmer fort – built on the main tip of the Tricuta hill, consisting of 99 bastions. Outstanding features are Salim Singh –Ki – Haveli & Patwon Ki Haveli, Megh Durbar & various temple- some of the most stunning mansions with the stone carving and latticework of breath taking intricacy. Later after lunch drive to Sam Sand dunes – 45 kms en route visit the ancient temple of Lodurwa, Amar Sagar and Mool Sagar complex, built in 1815. The complex also houses a summer palace where some beautiful paintings and pictures are displayed. On arrival at Sam sand dunes and transfer on camel and enjoy camel safari to discover the various sights and sound, the ruins and the temples in and around the Jaisalmer in an authentic and leisurely fashion entertainment by folk performers. After safari drive back to Jaisalmer for overnight stay.

Day 06: Jaisalmer - Barmer - Jalore

After breakfast, move down to enjoy the most striking part of Rajasthan - here you can see the world famous embroidery, woodcarving, block printings and other handicrafts. Also visit the mud-walled houses ornamented with the characteristic geometrical designs of each different village. After visiting Barmer proceed to the Jalore for overnight stay.

Day 07: Jalore - Jodhpur

After Breakfast continue to Jodhpur - located at the edge of Thar Dessert. En-route visits the Ocean Village- on of the famous for Jain Temples. On arrival visit Mandore Garden and then check-in at hotel and overnight stay.

Jaswant Thada, Jodhpur
Jaswant Thada - Jodhpur
Day 08: Jodhpur

After healthy breakfast, our major destination will be world’s largest private residence – the Mehrangarh Fort, the Umaid Bhawan Palace. The famine like situation was going through the Jodhpur Region; the fort was built to provide a means of employment to the villagers. The end product was a very impressive and beautiful Palace which is now one of the landmark hotels of Rajasthan. Later in the evening visit Besnoi Village. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 09: Jodhpur - Udaipur (276 kms: 6 hrs)

After health breakfast, proceed for Udaipur - the city of lakes in Rajasthan. visit the Jain temples at Ranakpur temples of 12th century - The cluster of temples, made of intricately sculpted white marble, built out of marbles with 108 carved pillars each carved differently from others, come across as a spectacular souvenir of architecture. You may opt for lunch at Ranakpur at Maharani Baugh Palace. Later continue to drive Udaipur. On arrival directly transfer to hotel. After some relaxation, you can optionally take a walk through the narrow lanes and back streets of Udaipur up to the Washing Ghats at the Lake Pichola. Enjoy Boat ride at Lake Pichola and also opt for dinner at Lake Palace Hotel, located amidst the Lake. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 10: Udaipur

After leisurely breakfast take a sightseeing tour of Udaipur, start from City Palace built in 1559, a small palace over looking at the Lake Pichola, the additions were made to it by successive Kings of Udaipur gradually evolved become the largest place in Rajasthan, Main attraction of Place are Durbar Hall, Crystal Gallery, Palace Museum and Jagdish Temple. Later continue visit Saheli Ki Bari, that is a small ornamental garden built in the honour of Royal Ladies for leisure purpose and visit Lok Kala Mandal collection of folk art items like folk dresses, ornaments, puppets ,masks, dolls folk musical instruments, folk deities and paintings. Opened seven days a week, puppet shows and folk dancing are conducted every evening from 1800 to 1900 in an adjacent open air theatre. Shilpgram to see the village arts & crafts. Followed by visit to Eklingji & Nagda Temples - built in white marble with a double storied veranda on the bank of Lake Bageela - 22 kms from Udaipur. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 11: Udaipur - Goa (By Air)

After sunshiny breakfast morning free for leisure, later check out from hotel and transfer to airport to board the flight for Goa. On arrival directly transfer to the beach resort. Rest of the evening free for leisure on beach resort. Over night at the resort.

Mandovi River Cruise, Goa
Mandovi River Cruise - Goa
Day 12: Goa

After healthy breakfast, the day is free to enjoy the beaches of Goa and amenities available at the resort. You can take a sightseeing tour of Old Goa –10 km from Panjim, the basilica ofBom Jesus - the 16th century church dedicated to infant Jesus and enshrining the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier is one of the most important sight of Goa. The other Churches in the same area are St. Cathedral, with its domed interior, Church of our Lady of Rosary and Nunnery of St. Monica. The Aguada Fort built by the Portuguese commands the mouth of the Mondovi River and houses a lighthouse. And in the evening enjoy Cruise over Mondovi River. Overnight stay at the resort.

Day 13: Goa

The day is free for leisure time and relaxes as per the hotel packages, amusement, sightseeing, recreations. Overnight at the resort. Today you can go (on your own) for Carville cruise for casino and entertainment. Return to the resort for overnight stay.

Day 14: Goa - Mumbai (By Air)

After breakfast, check out the hotel and transfer to the airport to board the flight for Goa. On arrival, transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for rest & relaxation and for shopping in the local markets. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 15: Mumbai

After leisurely breakfast, visit Gateway of India and from here cruise by motorboats to Elephant Caves. A flight of 100 steps takes you to the top of the hill where it is set. The caves houses large pillars that appear to hold the ceiling which is made of cross beams. The charming presentations of the 9 marvelous sculptured panels, set on the walls are awe-inspiring. The most famous of the panels is the Trimurthi, or triple-headed Shiva, where the God is depicted as the destroyer, the preserver and the creator. In the evening, cruise back to Gateway of India, one can have lunch at the hotel or other several good Restaurants like Leopold & Mondegar serving continental cuisines. Later visitPrince of Wales Museum, Taraporewala Aquarium, Parliament House, Marine Drive, Jain Temple, and Hanging Garden. Return back to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 16: Mumbai - Hometown (By Air)

After healthy breakfast, check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport to board the schedule flight for hometown.