A Memorable Honeymoon in Royal Rajasthan
If you are a couple who are interested in history and culture, this 14-day honeymoon package including India's Golden Triangle and Rajasthan will be a great choice for you.
In this trip, you will start with Delhi then go on to witness the most beautiful example of love that is the Taj Mahal. You will continue your adventure from the 'Pink City'-Jaipur-into the Thar Desert to see the legendary desert city, Jaisalmer, then discover the 'Blue City', Jodhpur, and end your trip in the romantic 'White City', Udaipur.
- Admire one of the wonders of the ancient world and the symbol of true love, the Taj Mahal.
- Experience Indian dating at the Chand Baori (the biggest stepwell), which is hidden in a village.
- Explore Amber Fort and have a romantic dinner there, just like a prince and princess.
- Enjoy a Jaisalmer desert safari with a sunset view.
- Visit the most magnificent fort of Rajasthan, Mehrangarh Fort, to discover the lifestyles of the maharajas.
- Appreciate the white palaces in Udaipur and have a candlelit dinner by the lakeside.
Itinerary in detail
This sample itinerary provides inspiration, yet your preferences design the real journey. Following our Tailor-made Guidelines to create a wonderful India holiday in your way.
Day 1 Arrive in Delhi
Welcome to India. Your guide and your driver will meet you at the airport and then escort you to your hotel. After you have freshened up, enjoy your free time at the hotel
Day 2 One-Day Tour in Delhi
You will start your tour with Jama Masjid. Appreciate the beauty of the Indo-Islamic architecture and the piety of the believers. Afterward, you will have a rickshaw ride around Chandni Chowk. Discover the local people's lifestyle in Old Delhi.
In the afternoon, continue your visit to Qutub Minar and Humayun's tomb. Listen to stories about the splendid dynasties created by Indian Muslims.
Day 3 Delhi to Agra ( 4 to 5 Hours), Mehtab Bagh
You will be driven to Agra, the erstwhile capital of the Mughal Empire, in the morning. After lunch, relax in your hotel for a while and then visit Mehtab Bagh for a romantic sunset view of the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal bathed in the glow of the sunset is as beautiful as the love story of Shah Jahan.
Day 4 The Taj Mahal, the Itmad-ud-Daula, and Agra Fort
Visit the Taj Mahal in the early morning. Walking slowly towards this ivory-white marble mausoleum is just like walking towards a drop-dead beauty. You will be moved by the breathtaking architecture and the true love surrounding its origin. Enjoy seeing the morning sunlight as it kisses this pure white building gently.
Go back to your hotel to have breakfast and then visit Agra Fort, which is also called Red Fort. It is a magnificent 16th-century fortress made of red sandstone, which is located on the Yamuna River. Imagine the luxurious lifestyle of the royal family in this fantastic palace. Visit the Itmad-ud-Daula (the baby Taj Mahal). Walk into the quiet rooms with carved windows to touch the broken marble walls with thousands of beautiful inlaid patterns.
Day 5 Agra to Jaipur by Car (5 Hours) and the Chand Baori
You will be transferred to Jaipur by car. On the way, stop at a village near Jaipur to find the most magnificent stepwell, the Chand Baori. Have your picture taken on the steps just like Indian lovers have their dates there. Have a short rest after you've checked in at the hotel and then enjoy a romantic dinner in Amber Fort, just as though a prince has invited his beloved princess.
Day 6 One-Day Pink City Tour
Start with the glorious Amber Fort. You will find it is more fantastic than it seemed the previous night. The corridor with elegant pillars, the lovely colors of the patterns on the wall, the shining mirrors in Sheesh Mahal-any of them can make you feel as though you have gone back in time to the great dynasty. In the afternoon, continue your trip to Jaipur's City Palace. The abundant exhibits highlight what life was like for the maharajas of Jaipur. Afterward, visit the Jantar Mantar. Be impressed by the wisdom of the ancient Indians.
Day 7 Jaipur to Bikaner by Car (5-6 Hours), Junagarh Fort
In the morning, you will be driven to Bikaner, one of the three great desert kingdoms of Rajasthan. Visit Junagarh Fort, which is perhaps the best-preserved and most ornately decorated of all the forts in Rajasthan. Different from the other forts, it was not built on a mountain but that does not diminish its magnificence. It has a combination of Hindu and Muslim styles. There, you will see a local imitation of the Mughal pietra dura artwork in the interior of Anup Mahal.
Day 8 Bikaner to Jaisalmer by Car (5-6 Hours), Sunset from Vyas Chhatri
Leave Bikaner in the morning and head to Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer was once a flourishing trade center located on the caravan trade route to Afghanistan and Central Asia. Upon arrival, enjoy a rest at a palace hotel with beautiful courtyards and grand Rajasthani architecture. Then head for Vyas Chhatri to enjoy a romantic sunset.
It is a pretty place with lots of lovely cenotaphs for the royal family. You can sit down on a step and relax. Have an amazing picture taken of a sunset kiss.
Day 9 Jaisalmer Fort and Camel Safari
Spend the morning admiring Jaisalmer Fort, which rises like a mirage out of the sands of the Thar Desert. You will visit the Jain temples, which lie within the fort complex. The quaint but impressive figures of Jain saints made of white marble and red and black stone will help you immerse yourself in the culture of the unique local religion. Visit Salim Singh ki Haveli, (Salim Singh was the tyrannical prime minister of Jaisalmer in the 18th century) and Patwon ki Haveli (House of the Brocade Merchants), which is the largest and most elaborate of the famous havelis of Jaisalmer. You will also visit Gadisar Lake, an artificial lake that was an important source of water in the past.
In the evening, explore the fascinating desert landscape that surrounds the city on a camel safari. At sunset, you will take a camel ride to the nearby rippling sand dunes that stretch as far as the eye can see. Enjoy a specially arranged dinner with the bonfire and Rajasthani folk dances on the sand dunes.
Day 10 Jaisalmer to Jodhpur ( 5 Hours)
You will drive from Jaisalmer to Johpur in the morning. Enjoy your free time after checking in the hotel in Jodhpur.
Day 11 Mehrangarh Fort, the Jaswant Thada, Walk Around the Blue City
Visit the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort in the morning. This is one of the most impressive and formidable structures in Rajasthan. The chambers of Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, the Sileh Khana, and the Daulat Khana will present you with the splendor and glamour of a bygone era. Later, visit the Jaswant Thada-a cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble that were built in 1899 in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. It is also a great place to take pictures of Mehrangarh Fort
After lunch, your guide will show you around the area with blue houses. The sunlight shines into the narrow and quiet alleys, and you may spot a crow or two as you wander around. Your guide will knock on a door and take you to the roof of this local's house for a fantastic view of Mehrangarh Fort and the blue city.
Day 12 Jodhpur to Udaipur, a Jain Temple
You will be driven from Jodhpur to Udaipur. Stop at Ranakpur to see the Jain temple, which is famous for having 1,444 pillars in the main temple, no two of which are the same. The Ranakpur Jain temple complex has grand structures and beautiful sculptures. Afterward, you will continue to Udaipur. On arrival, proceed to your hotel and check in.
Day 13 Udaipur City Palace, Jagdish Temple, and Lake Pichola
After breakfast in your hotel, enjoy the view of the "City of Lakes". Visit Udaipur's City Palace, which is a combination of Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles. This white palace is not the biggest or oldest but it is definitely the most exquisite. The elegantly carved marble, the magical colors, and the abundant relics will show you the splendid history and culture of another kingdom. Don't forget to go to the top of the palace to see the amazing panoramic view of the city and its surroundings. Then visit Jagdish Temple to admire the spectacular sculptures and carved decorations. Experience the solemn atmosphere.
In the afternoon, enjoy a boat tour on the romantic waters of Lake Pichola and visit the two palaces, Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir, which are located on islands in the center of the lake. Jag Niwas was once a royal summer retreat and is now one of the world's best hotels.
This is where parts of the James Bond movie, Octopussy, were shot.
In the evening, enjoy a candlelit dinner while enjoying the view of the lake for a romantic end to your memorable honeymoon trip.
Day 14 Udaipur Departure
Your driver will transfer you to the airport to catch your flight.
Asia Highlights handpicked hotels
We understand hotels are important for a honeymoon trip. We have selected romantic hotels with local features for different budgets. Let us know your preferences and we will help you find the right one.
It is recommended to experience palace hotels, heritage hotels, or nice resorts for the unique history, the splendid culture and the high-quality service of India.
- Beautiful courtyards and grand Rajasthani architecture.
- Elegant rooms with traditional handcrafted furnishings.
- A romantic atmosphere and warm service
- About the Car Transfers between Cities
We will arrange private car transfers from Delhi to Agra and from Agra to Jaipur. Your guide will not be with you during the transfers. You will have different guides in different cities. Your driver will be able to speak basic English so there will be no problems with basic conversation during the transfers.
- About the Experiences in Desert
It is possible if you would like to spend 1 night in sand dunes in tents & 1 night at a hotel in Jaisalmer, which will give you a completely different experience. However, tents won't be operated during summer / rainy season from Mid-April to Sept.
The camel ride can be replaced with a jeep ride depending on your interest and the dinner in sun dunes can be replaced with a high tea if you would like to get back earlier.
Please let me know what you would like to do. We will arrange accordingly.
- About the Meals
Many hotels offer buffets with a variety of cuisines from Indian to Italian and Asian. People who are looking to taste authentic local cuisine can try the restaurants specializing in barbecued tandoori kebabs and Indian naan bread. We also recommend trying out one of the many great restaurants that serve modern Indian fusion food. Let us know your food preferences and we'll take care of the rest. Make sure to inform us of any allergies or dietary requirements in advance.
From US$2,921 p/p
based on 2 persons and 4-star hotels
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- Activities, hotels and meals listed in the itinerary
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