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10-Day Royal Rajasthan and Camel Festival Tour

The Glory of the Maharajas and the World of the Ordinaries

Enjoying the reputation of being the Land of Kings, Rajasthan made a remarkable contribution to the ancient civilization of India. It is worth exploring if you are fascinated by India's splendid history, brilliant culture, delicious food, and colorful festivals. If you plan to visit in October or November and don't mind experiencing the chaotic Indian style, don't miss the unique Camel Festival in Rajasthan.

In this 10-day tour, you will witness the wonder of the ancient world, the Taj Mahal, explore the famous 'Pink City' and 'Blue City', and experience the hustle and bustle of the Camel Festival as well as the piety of the Hindu pilgrims in the sacred town of Pushkar.

  • Days:10±
  • Best For:First-timers
  • Departure date: up to you
  • Sample price:US$1,829 each (2 per room)*

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Tour Highlights

Here are the awesome attractions, the most must-do activities selected by Asia Highlights (AH Hand-Picked), and exclusive cultural experiences offered by Asia Highlights (Only With AH) included in this tour:

Admire history's marvel of architecture, the Taj Mahal, an emperor's most beautiful gesture.

Taj Mahal

Visit the most beautiful ancient fort of Rajasthan in the 'Pink City', Jaipur.

the ancient fort in Jaipur

Experience the hustle and bustle of the biggest camel fair in a low-key town, Pushkar.

the camel fair in Pushkar
the tag of ah hand picked

Immerse yourself in the culture of Hinduism on the sacred Pushkar Lake and gain some inner peace.

the houses by Pushkar Lake

Explore the 'Blue City', Jodhpur, and be amazed by the most magnificent fort.

the 'blue city' Jodhpur

Itinerary in Detail

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Arrival in Delhi

Welcome to Delhi. Your guide and driver will meet you in the arrivals hall and take you to your hotel. Enjoy your free time for the rest of the day.

One-Day Delhi Tour
  • As you drive past the Red Fort , the sight of the national flag waving atop the sandstone Mughal fortress evokes a sense of pride and admiration.
  • Visit the sacred Jama Masjid, which stands as the largest mosque in India. Take in the architectural splendor as you admire the fusion of Indian and Islamic styles 
  • Embark on an exciting rickshaw ride through the lively Chandni Chowk market. This bustling marketplace presents an opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Old Delhi.
  • Venture to the awe-inspiring Qutub Minar. This UNESCO World Heritage Site holds historical and architectural significance.
  • Conclude your day by visiting Humayun's Tomb, a masterpiece and the precursor to the Mughal garden tomb architectural style.
Visit the biggest mosque in India, Jama Masjid
Visit the biggest mosque in India, Jama Masjid
Delhi to Agra (4 to 5 Hours) and Mehtab Bagh
  • After your morning journey from Delhi, you'll arrive in Agra.
  • Prepare for an enchanting experience as you visit Mehtab Bagh, also known as the Moonlight Garden, to witness a classic view of the Taj Mahal. Watch in awe as the Taj Mahal bathes in the soft, warm hues of the sunset, transforming the monument into a mesmerizing sight.
Enjoy a sunset view of Taj Mahal
Enjoy a sunset view of Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal, the Itmad-ud-Daula, and Agra Fort
  • Visit one of the world's most elegant and extraordinary architectural wonders, the Taj Mahal. This mausoleum is a marvel in the history of architecture, embodying the most beautiful sentiments of a human being. As you approach it, the grandeur and emotional impact of the ivory-white marble structure will leave you awe-inspired.
  • Explore Itmad-ud-Daula's Tomb, often referred to as the 'Baby Taj'. While smaller in size compared to the Taj Mahal, this 17th-century Mughal monument will still leave a lasting impression.
  • Your journey will take you to Agra Fort, a magnificent 16th-century fortress made of red sandstone, situated on the banks of the Yamuna River. Step into this grand palace and let your imagination transport you to the past, picturing the opulent lifestyle of the royal family.
The beautiful inlaid patterns on the marble of Taj Mahal
The beautiful inlaid patterns on the marble of Taj Mahal
Drive to Jaipur (5 Hours), Fatehpur Sikri, and the Chand Baori
Breakfast and dinner
  • In the morning, you'll continue your journey and be driven from Agra to Jaipur.
  • Make a fascinating stop at Fatehpur Sikri, a historical town near Agra.  Explore the remnants and trails of this great empire and listen to the captivating story of how Fatehpur Sikri was established and the search for a successor to the empire.
  • Continuing your journey, make a stop at a village near Jaipur and discover the magnificent Chand Baori stepwell. This architectural marvel is a testament to the ingenious engineering skills of the past.
Find the biggest step well hidden in a village
Find the biggest step well hidden in a village
Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, and the Jantar Mantar
Breakfast and dinner
  • Proceed to the magnificent Amber Fort.  Admire the intricate patterns and vibrant colors that adorn the walls of this majestic fort, and be mesmerized by the shimmering mirrors in the Sheesh Mahal, also known as the Palace of Mirrors.
  • Venture to Jaipur's renowned City Palace. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage and culture as you explore the palace's various exhibits, art collections, and artifacts that provide insights into the daily lives of the royal family.
  • Your journey continues to the Jantar Mantar, an awe-inspiring astronomical observatory. Be astounded by the wisdom and scientific acumen of the ancient Indians.
  • Make a stop at Hawa Mahal, also known as the Palace of Winds, an iconic landmark of the 'Pink City.' Capture memorable photographs of this architectural gem.
The pink Hawa Mahal
The pink Hawa Mahal
Nahargarh Fort and Drive to Pushkar (3 Hours)
  • Embark on a visit to the less touristy Nahargarh Fort. Perched atop a mountain, this fort was originally constructed to bolster the city's defenses and later served as a summer retreat for the royal family.
  • In the afternoon, proceed to the serene town of Pushkar. This tranquil town, usually peaceful, springs to life during the vibrant Camel Festival. Wander through the bustling local market, where locals engage in a flurry of activities, purchasing clothes, shoes, snacks, and handicrafts.
  • Arrive at the sacred Pushkar Lake. In the evening, witness Hindus participating in ceremonies and taking holy baths in the lake, as they seek blessings and spiritual purification.
A Hindu is praying on the bank of the sacred lake
A Hindu is praying on the bank of the sacred lake
Camel Fair, Brahma Temple and Camel Safari
  • Venture into the heart of the town center to immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere of the vibrant Camel Fair. This is a significant time for camel trading and other livestock transactions, offering a fascinating opportunity to witness the business deals and negotiations taking place.
  • Make your way to the Brahma Temple, located in close proximity to Pushkar Lake. Listen to the ancient legends and stories that surround this mystical deity and gain insights into the significance of this temple for devotees.
  • Embark on a camel safari to explore the enchanting semi-desert landscapes surrounding Pushkar. As you ride atop the gentle camels, savor the stunning scenery that unfolds before you, featuring arid terrain and undulating sand dunes.
Enjoy a camel safari as the sun sets
Enjoy a camel safari as the sun sets
Drive to Jodhpur (4 Hours), Blue City
  • In the morning, you will embark on a scenic drive from Pushkar to Jodhpur.
  • During your exploration of the blue-hued streets, your guide will arrange for you to visit a local's home. With a gentle knock on the door, you'll be welcomed up to the roof of their house. From this vantage point, you will be treated to a breathtaking panoramic view of Mehrangarh Fort and the renowned 'Blue City'.
Walking in a blue city
Enjoy a fantastic view of Mehrangarh Fort and the 'Blue City'.
Mehrangarh Fort, the Jaswant Thada, and Fly Back to Delhi
  • Set off to explore the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort, one of the most awe-inspiring structures in Rajasthan. Explore the various chambers within, such as Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, the Sileh Khana, and the Daulat Khana. Appreciate the fantastic carved decorations on the windows and eaves.
  • Visit the Jaswant Thada, a cluster of royal cenotaphs crafted from white marble. Built in 1899 in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, this serene site offers a peaceful atmosphere to reflect upon the Maharaja's legacy.
  • To conclude your journey, your driver will accompany you to Jodhpur Airport, where you'll catch your flight back to Delhi.
The carving decorations in Mehrangarh Fort
The carving decorations in Mehrangarh Fort

Ideas for Making This Trip Uniquely Yours

Special experiences can be added to brighten a honeymoon trip, a family vacation, a birthday, or satisfy personal interests.

A Romantic Dinner in Amber Fort
A Romantic Dinner in Amber Fort

For couples

painting on hand
Heena Painting on Hands and Feet

For culture fans

Taj Mahal and moon
Moonlights Tour of Taj Mahal

For couples

Hand-Picked Hotels

We have selected hotels with different styles and for different budgets. Let us know your preferences and we will help you find the right one.

We recommend to experience palace hotels, heritage hotels, or nice resorts in order to get the high-quality service and to your experience.

The courtyard of Maiden Hotel
Maidens Hotel New Delhi
An elegent room at Alsisar Haveli
Alsisar Haveli - a heritage hotel
Couryard of the hotel in Pushkar
Ananta Spa and Resorts
Hotel room
WelcomHeritage Bal Samand Lake Palace

Our Service Includes:

10 days from
per person (Based on 2 persons & 4-star hotels)
  • Private transfers and English-speaking tour guide
  • All guided sightseeing as detailed in the itinerary
  • 4-star accommodations for 9 nights
  • Flight and private transfers between cities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Governmental taxes

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