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Explore "the Land of Kings" and discover the majesty of Rajasthan!

Travel from Mumbai to Delhi through Rajasthan over 14 days with this tour package and experience all of the treasures and charm this region has to offer. In cities like Agra, you will not only see the Taj Mahal, but also visit a local market and learn how people live. In Udaipur we will also take a bycicle ride around the lake.

In addition to learning about the local culture, we will visit all the must-see palaces and forts. Whether its exploring big, bustling cities or small, rural villages, discovering local delicacies, wandering maze-like bazaars, experiencing life in the desert, or marveling at ancient forts—Rajasthan truly has it all.

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    Udaipur

    Marvel at the swirling colours of a traditional Rajasthani dance, soak in the exotic sights and smells of a local market, and take a relaxing cycle ride to a nearby village. We will end the day will a delicious rooftop dinner overlooking the romantic Udaipur lake.

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    Camel Safari

    Climb up onto a camel and ride off into the desert for the evening. We will enjoy a local dinner with a camel herder family as well as a desert sunset over Thar Desert before heading back to town for the night.

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    Varanasi

    This is India's religious capital. Spend time by the quiet waters of the ganges, visit the many ghats, walk through the narrow serpentine alleys of the city and enjoy the mystical experience that this city has to offer.

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    Amber Fort

    Climb the hills to the stunning Amber Fort outside of Jaipur. Whether it's the imposing architecture of the exterior, the intricate, delicate art of the interior, or the rich historical tales, you are sure to find something that fascinates you at this famous Rajasthani Fort.

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    Taj Mahal

    Gape in awe at the Taj Mahal at sunrise. Spend some time wandering around the courtyard, taking in the architecture, history, and refined beauty of this world-famous mausoleum.



See For Yourself

Get a taste of the sights and sounds Rajasthan Unlimited has to offer with our short introductory video

 

Departure Dates

2016: 10 Dec, 24 Dec

2017: 7 Jan, 21 Jan, 4 Feb, 18 Feb,

4 Mar, 18 Mar, 15 Apr

(Further dates may be available upon request)

Price

Travel Style

At Reality Tours and Travel, we want you to be able to explore India as authentically as possible. This means not restricting you to a suffocating itinerary, but also giving you the appropriate guidance and knowledge that will enable you to gain a good understanding of the places you visit. On this trip there will be a balanced mix of included activities, and free time to explore on your own. Transport is varied, which means you’ll get to experience Rajasthan by plane, train, van, rickshaw, and even camel!

Accommodation

Accommodation is always in locally owned mid-range hotels. All have hot water and most have Wi-Fi. Accommodation is based on twin/double rooms as available. Single passengers will share a twin room with another group member of the same gender if required. You are welcome to pay extra to ensure you have a room to yourself throughout the trip- please get in touch for costs.

Meals & Inclusions

This tour includes various meals including breakfast in the majority of our overnight hotels, several lunches and dinners, as well as a range of activities and entrance fees along the way.

The detailed itinerary provides a day-by-day break down of included activities, as well as a few optional suggestions.

Testimonial

"No words can describe how incredible the Rajasthan Unlimited tour was! Having traveled extensively, both independently and with other adventure tour groups, Reality Tours really do deliver what they promise. I walked away having felt like I experienced the "real" India, not as a tourist getting on and off mini-buses, but as an individual wanting to drink in every bit of an amazing country. An experience I will never forget."

-Cath, via Email

Day 1 2

MUMBAI

Arrive in Mumbai. Sightseeing in the city on Day 2.

Arrive in Mumbai check into the hotel. There are no activities this day, so enjoy exploring the city on your own. In the evening, your guide will come to greet you and the rest of the group in the hotel lobby. Over a welcome dinner, your guide will go over the itinerary for the next 13 action-packed days!

On your second morning, you will be free to explore Mumbai, with options to participate in an early morning Bicycle Tour, or to discover the city by local transport. In the afternoon, we will travel together to Dharavi, one of Asia’s biggest slums and the heart of small-scale industry in Mumbai. The tour of Dharavi, our company’s signature tour, ends in the early evening and you’ll have this evening free to explore on your own or take part in our Night Tour.

Included:
Day 1: Welcome dinner
Day 2: Dharavi tour

Optional suggestions:
Bicycle tour: Rs. 800
Public transport tour: Rs. 650
Market tour: Rs. 600
Mumbai By Night tour: Rs. 750

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Day 3 4

UDAIPUR

Morning flight to Udaipur on Day 3.

Travel by: plane
Estimated travel time: 1.5 hour flight

Optional orientation walk of the city.

Udaipur, also known as the City of Lakes, is one of India’s most picturesque cities.

During our stay, we will visit the iconic City Palace and enjoy the sweeping views from the island palace and many treasures housed inside. You will also have the options of watching the sunset from one of Udaipur’s many rooftop bars or a dance performance at Bagore Ki Haveli in the evening. You can also learn how to cook real Indian masala chai, pakora, chapattis, and curry or you can spend your time wandering around the hilly streets and alleys checking out the many painting studios and shops.

The best way to discover Udaipur is by bicycle, and during your last afternoon in Udaipur we will cycle around a lake towards the northern side of town. After our bike ride, we will visit our friend Jameer, a local driver and enjoy a dinner with his family.

Included:
Day 4: City Palace entry and audio guide
Day 5: Bicycle ride
Day 5: Dinner at Jameer’s

Optional suggestions:
Cooking course: Rs. 300-600
Boat ride on Lake Piccola: Rs. 250
Painting workshop: Rs. 150
Bagore Ki Haveli dancing: Rs. 60 + Rs. 10/50 for camera/video

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Day 5

RANAKPUR + KUMBHALGARH

Travel by van to Ranakpur, home of an ancient Jain temple. Continue on to Kumbhalgarh Fort.

Travel by: van
Estimated travel time:
2.5 hours to Ranakpur, with a stop for breakfast
1 hour to Kumbhalgarh
1.5 hours to Jodhpur

Today we’ll travel from Udaipur to Jodphur, stopping at a couple of the region's true highlights along the way.

Around midday, we’ll arrive at the incredible Chaumukha Mandir, a Jain temple in the village of Ranakpur. This temple, built in 1437 CE, is comprised of over 1,444 intricate marble pillars (and no two are alike!).

After visiting the temple, we’ll head towards Kumbhalgarh. The impressive Kumbhalgarh Fort was built in the 15th century and houses over 350 temples within its walls. The fort is particularly spectacular during the evening when lit up. We’ll enjoy the view before continuing on to Jodhpur arriving in the late evening in time to settle into our hotel and enjoy a dinner with the view of the old city in front of us!

Included:
Entrance (camera fee) at Ranakpur
Lunch between Ranakpur and Khumbalgarh
Khumbalgarh entrance

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Day 6

JODHPUR

This morning is free for you to explore.

Jodphur is known as the “Blue City” owing to the many blue houses. Explore Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest in India, and Sadar Bazaar, one of the oldest markets in India. In the afternoon, we’ll hop in a jeep and head off to the Thar desert for a sunset camel ride and dinner with a local family.

Included activities:
Day 8: Sunset camel ride
Day 8: Dinner with a local family in the Thar dessert

Optional suggestions:
Mehrangarh Fort: Rs. 250 + Rs. 50/150 for camera/audio guide
Cooking classes: Rs. 1000
Umaid Bahwan: Rs. 100
Flying Fox zip line: Rs. 1800

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JAIPUR

Morning train to Jaipur, visit to the Amber Fort.

Travel by: train
Estimated travel time: 5 hours

We’ll travel by train from the Blue City to the Pink City and will reach the capital of Rajasthan just before midday.

Like most Indian cities, Jaipur is chaotic and crowded, though with patience, you’ll come to admire its forts, palaces, and bazaars. You’ll have this afternoon free to explore whatever you’d like, with your guide's help.

On your second day in Jaipur, you’ll visit the magnificent Amber Fort as a group. After visiting the fort, you’ll have the rest of the afternoon to continue to explore Jaipur. You may want visit the Hawa Mahal, City Palace, do some more shopping, or check out a Bollywood film at the famous Raj Mandir cinema.

Included:
Amber Fort visit

Optional suggestions:
Hawa Mahal: Rs. 50
City Palace: Rs. 300
Bollywood film: Rs. 150-200

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Day 9 10

AGRA

Morning train to Agra, visit the far side of the river.

Travel by: train
Estimated travel time: 4 hours

Arriving mid-morning by train, we’ll save the Taj for Day 10, when we can enjoy it during sunrise. Today we’re going to explore the far side of the river.

On the way to the other side of river, we’ll pick our way through the busiest and oldest market in Agra on cycle rickshaw. The craziness of the market will envelop your rickshaw and you will have a great vantage point to take it all in.

Then we will arrive at our destination: Mehtab Bagh, a small 22 acre Charbagh (Persian-style) garden directly opposite the Taj Mahal. It is aligned with the Taj because legend has it that Shah Jahan also planned on building a black marble mausoleum to mirror the white one. Whether the legend of this garden is true or not, the garden offers a very unique view of the mausoleum that did get built.

The next morning we’ll wake up early and go see the Taj Mahal at sunrise. After the Taj, you’ll have plenty more free time to explore Agra before catching the train to Delhi. Agra is also home to the impressive, 94-acre Agra Fort that, although often overshadowed by the Taj, is definitely worth a visit.In the evening, we’ll board our night train to Varanasi.

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VARANASI

We’ll arrive in one of India’s most important religious and cultural centres, Varanasi, in the early afternoon.

That afternoon, we’ll do a walking orientation tour. In the evening we’ll attend one of the famous evening puja (prayer) ceremonies on the Ganges. We will receive incense blessings and set flowers and candles afloat on the Ganges as an offering to the gods.

The following day is free for you to explore the bustling holy town. Visit Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi’s most famous temple, wake up early for a magical sunrise boat ride, take a day trip to Singhpur, said to be the origin of Buddishm and where the Buddha delivered his fist sermon, visit Ramnagar Fort, go shopping at Varanasi market, famous for silk saris and ornate jewels, or simply take stroll along the ghats and soak in the atmophere. In the evening, we’ll board our final train—to Delhi.

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Day 13

DELHI

Delhi is a vibrant city with an unbelievable amount of history, and how you want to explore it is largely up to you.

We’ll arrive in the early morning and after we check into our hotel, we'll set off by car on a whirlwind orientation and sightseeing tour. This evening the trip will sadly come to an end, so we'll enjoy a farewell dinner together.

Included:
Sightseeing by car
Farewell dinner

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Day 14

DELHI

Depart any time.

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Can this tour be customised?

At present all our tours in Rajasthan are of fixed itinerary and duration. Unlike many operators we directly arrange all the tour services ourselves without using any agents. This makes sure we are confident in the quality of the service offered and allows us to focus on our unique local community connections in the areas visited.

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Can we have a private tour?

Yes, we do offer private tours, but the price will need to be increased accordingly. Please get in touch for a quote!

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What is the nearest airport?

Mumbai has an international airport (Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport). Domestic flights from Delhi and other major Indian cities are also available.

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Is there a minimum or maximum number of people to run the tour?

Our minimum group size is 2 and maximum is 12.

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What is the accommodation like?

We stay in mid-range, locally owned hotels. All hotels have hot water and most have Wi-Fi. Single passengers will share a twin room with another group member of the same gender if required. You are welcome to pay extra to ensure you have a room to yourself throughout the trip - please get in touch for costs.

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Are meals included?

The tour includes various meals including breakfast in the majority of our overnight hotels, several lunches and dinners.

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Are all of the activities included?

The package includes several activities and entry fees. We also have additional suggestions for activities that aren’t included in the tour price. Please see the itinerary tab to see the included and optional activities.

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How does payment work? Can I pay online?

A deposit payment of 20% is required. Full payment is then due by at least 60 days before tour departure. Advanced payment is necessary to confirm the booking and can be made by paying by bank transfer or by using our online card payment system.

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Can we do any dates not on your website?

Yes absolutely! Our tours are minimum 2 people but for private tours we can look at providing dates that completely suit you. If you are interested in a shared tour we can often also still offer your preferred dates, guarantee the tour and invite other passengers to join.

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Do you arrange international flights?

All our tours ensure easy international and domestic flight connections before and after the tour. We do not arrange therefore but if there are any flights within your tour itinerary we do organise these and they are included within the tour cost.

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Do you offer airport transfers?

All of our nearest arrival airports offer pre-paid, safe and simple taxi options to your start hotel. So we prefer to provide detailed information on this in advance rather than charge you extra unnecessarily like some operators!

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