A fascinating journey into the land of the palaces
Delhi – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Pushkar – Jaipur – Agra – Delhi – Rishikesh – Delhi

14 Nights 15 Days

General information:

Appropriate trip season: October to March
Shabat in Chabad Hous pushkar and Rishikesh


  • Boat cruise in Pichola Lake – Udaipur
  • Jeep Safari tour – Bishnoi villages
  • Camel ride in Pushkar
  • Elephant ride in Jaipur
  • Rajasthani Dance performance
  • Bollywood movie show in Raaj Mandir
  • Taj mahal – Agra
  • Rickshaw ride in Delhi
  • Extreme trekking and tents lodging in Kirigangah village
  • Skiing/snowmobile/Paragliding/Jeep tours in Manali
  • Yoga and meditation  in Rishikesh
  • Rafting / Neelkant Mountains  trek in Rishikesh
  • Day 01: Arrive Delhi

    Traditional welcome by our executive on your arrival at Delhi airport followed by transfer to the hote

     Overnight at hotel in Delhi

  • Day 02 + 03 : (Tuesday + Wednesday ) Udaipur

    Morning transfer to the Domestic airport to connect short flight for Udaipur

    welcome by our executive on your arrival proceed for the sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting City Palace built in 1725; the grand City Palace is actually a conglomerate of eleven palaces overlooking the sprawling Lake Pichola. One of the largest, most beautiful palaces in the state of Rajasthan, it is now a museum, royal residence and a luxury hotel. This intricately designed monument is an architectural wonder in granite and marble,

    Also enjoy a boat ride on LAKE PICHOLA with its main attractions being the two palaces on the islands in the lake, Jagniwas and JAGMANDIR Lake Pichola is about 4 km in length and 3 km. wide. Jagniwas was earlier the summer retreat of the prince of Mewar and now a five-star hotel. The city palace extends along the eastern shore of the lake.

    Over 2 nights at hotel in Udaipur

    • Udaipur Still ruled by a much respected Maharaja whose magnificent City Palace forms the heart of the city, Udaipur is one of the most impressive cities in Rajasthan. Set at the southern end of the Aravalli Hills, Udaipur overlooks Lake Pichola with the world-famous Lake Palace appearing to float on the water. Over 400 years, successive Maharaja’s have created an architectural gem in the City Palace, with the original structure overlaid with countless courtyards, balconies and halls. The city has plenty to offer and is a great place to practice haggling, with crafts, textiles and miniature paintings particularly good buys in Udaipur’s stalls and shops.


  • Day 04: (Thursday) Udaipur – Ranakpur – Jodhpur (Surface: 140 Kms/ 06 hrs)

    Drive to Jodhpur en route visiting the famous Jain Houses  at Ranakpur. After sightseeing continue your drive to Udaipur. Also enjoy a visit of Bishnoi Village an ancient and special tribal village of Jodhpur. Bishnoi village minorities live – weavers, potters and trible of gypsies. This tribal village  still preserve an unique and authentic lifestyle and its people love the natural with zeal and dedicate their lives to preserve it. The local people of tribe would view a visitor with great wonder and curiosity, just as we view them.

    After visit, check-in at the hotel.

    •  Jodhpur, A beautiful city, also known as “blue city” because its houses are painted blue. Downtown, on a steep rocky hill 125 meters high, towering fortress Mehrangarh – “ The royal Fortress”, which provides a wonderful lookout point at the city. Below the fort is the market of Jodhpur, Sadar, which is one of the most colorful variegated markets of Rajasthan. In market stalls can be found leather goods, spices, coloured fabrics, sarees and traditional clothing, jewellery, incense and more can be located.

    Overnight at hotel in Jodhpur

  • Day 05: (Friday) Jodhpur – Pushkar (Surface: 170 Kms/ 05 hrs)

    In the morning guided sightseeing tour visiting the massive Mehrangarh Fort – The most magnificent fort in Jodhpur is the Mehrangarh Fort.

    Later drive to Pushkar enroute enjoy beautiful and unique route to Pushkar, you can observe wildlife, deer, Monkey and more. Upon arrival check-in at Hotel.

    Enjoy a short tour of main bazaar of Pushkar, a great place to buy souvenirs, clothes and handicraft.
    Towards evening, Return back to hotel and rest of day free for Organizing to Shabbat.
    Shabbat prayers and Shabbat meals at the Chabad House
    Overnight at hotel in Pushkar 5-10 minute from chabad hous

    • Every November in accordance with the lunar cycle, the normally tranquil lakeside town of Pushkar changes completely thanks to the camel festival. Thousands of colourful Rajasthanis come to trade and race camels or to enjoy the annual celebrations as the desert transforms into a huge tented city. The festivities are concentrated during a one week period but the day’s preceding the fair are just as exciting as the participants arrive from all corners of Rajasthan

    Overnight at hotel in Pushkar

  • Day 06: (Saturday) Pushkar

    Shabbat prayers and Shabbat meals at the  Chabad House. After the Shabbat meal we’ll enjoy walk in Camel Fair area

    Enjoy Rajasthani dance performance, fire and snake dance (witness anke that dance to the sound) during dinner.

    Overnight at hotel in Pushkar

    • Pushkar – is indeed a very small town in terms of India, but it is a pilgrimage site for many Israelis too. At the height of the season in Pushkar there are about 500 Israelis.
      at the market’s main street you will find signs in Hebrew, inviting  Israeli’s to eat  falafel and to surf  the  Internet. The average Israeli is in Pushkar for two weeks, and usually spends most of his time in smoking … and eating.

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  • Day 07: (Sunday) Pushkar – Jaipur (Surface: 140 Kms/03 hours)

    Drive to Jaipur – the capital of the state of Rajasthan popularly also known as the ‘PINK CITY’ as the buildings in its old, walled city are all constructed in pink-colored sandstone. Jaipur owes its name, its foundation and its careful planning to the great warrior-astronomer Maharaja Jai Singh II (1699-1744). He laid out the city with its surrounding walls and six rectangular blocks by principles of town planning set out in an ancient Hindu treatise on architecture. In 1728 he constructed the remarkable observatory, which is still one of Jaipur central attractions.
    Visit Galtaji temple popularly known as the Monkey Temple, due to the large tribe of monkeys who live here. And also visit famous milk market of Jaipur.

    Evening enjoy Bollywood movie show at Raj Mandir

    Overnight at hotel in Jaipur

  • Day 08: (Monday) Jaipur

    Morning after breakfast start an excursion to the splendid Amber Fort, an architectural masterpiece of great historical significance. Begun in the 16th century and built of red sandstone and marble, the seemingly rough exterior gives no hint of the warm and opulent ambiance of the interior, as you’ll discover this morning. Here you also get an opportunity to climb up to the fort on decorated elephant back. Proceed to visit milk market in Jaipur. Also visit the old city of Jaipur very colourful market and people.
    In the afternoon also visit the splendid City Palace & Museum which opens a door into the opulent world of the Rajput princes and the treasures with which they surrounded themselves. The City Palace complex is home to several palatial buildings constructed by influential rulers that reflect the blending of Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles. Maharaja Jai Singh II built Jantar Mantar, the world’s biggest stone observatory, between 1727 and 1733 AD. You’ll be amazed by the “tools” he used to study the heavens – and that still provide accurate information today – during a tour.
    Further visit the Palace of Winds also known as Hawa Mahal, a five storeyed wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires

    Overnight at hotel in Jaipur

  • Day 09: (Tuesday) Jaipur – Agra (Surface: 240 Kms/05 hours)

    Drive to Agra en route visiting one of the most important place of Mughal era Fatehpur Sikrifounded by Akbar in 1569 AD as a ceremonial capital. But unfortunately this magnificent city was abandoned due to scarcity of drinking water and Akbar went back to Agra.

    After sightseeing continue your drive to Agra. On reaching Agra check in to hotel.

    Later, proceed to visit the Taj Mahal, one of the world’s most admired architectural masterpieces. Witness this majestic marble-domed mausoleum built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife to symbolize unending love. Return to hotel for breakfast. Also visit the massive Agra Fort, with splendid remains of sandstone and marble palaces.

    Overnight at hotel in Agra

    • “Taj Mahal” – This is a mausoleum built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to commemorate his wife Parsee who died during the birth of their 14th child. The construction of the Taj began in 1630. 20 000 laborers worked for 23 years until the job was completed, thousands of elephants carried the red sandstone, and the building blocks were brought in from neighboring countries.
    • Agra Fort is located 2.5 miles  from the Taj Mahal, and is actually a walled royal city. The most important kings of India lived in the fort, and every king immortalized his reign with a building which was characterized by the spirit of the period. Visiting the fort is a fascinating architectural historic journey.

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  • Day 10: (Wednesday) Agra – Vrindavan – Delhi (Surface: 200 Kms/04 hours)

    Monrnig drive to Delhi enroute visitng Vrindavan, one of the popular cities for Indian pilgrims. Its narrow street is crowded by thousands of Pilgrims that come visit around town. Later drive to Delhi and on arrival, check-in at hotel.

    Overnight at hotel in Delhi

  • Day 11: (Thursday) Delhi

    Morning proceed to visit the synagogue “Judah chaim” – Jews have lived in Delhi since ancient times, and their communities are even mentioned in the Talmud. Later we will explore India’s bustling capital city the New Delhi visiting the Vijay Chowk, “Victory Square”, stopover at the Presidential Palace with its intriguing combination of classical and Indian design elements and the India Gate memorializing Indian soldiers who died in World War I.
    Enjoy the Rickshaw ride at busy central street of Old Delhi, the Chawri Bazar Road and the Chandni Chowk. A poignant visit to Rajghat, the site of Mahatma Gandhi’s cremation and a memorial to this humble man who so changed the world.

    Later, transfer to international airport in time to connect flight for back home.

    • Delhi, this bustling capital, on the surface it is very much a symbol of developing, modern India but scattered throughout the city are testaments to Delhi’s intriguing past. The vast Red Fort and the Jama Masjid Mosque, one of the largest in India, remain central to the old city’s structure and are a wonderful introduction to the architectural splendors of northern India. Between the two run the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk, where spice traders continue to ply their pungent wares in a scene unchanged for centuries
      The designation of New Delhi as the British capital in 1911 heralded the construction of wide tree-lined streets and colonial architecture designed by Lutyens. Open parkland and imposing colonial buildings are connected by a series of vast boulevards that contrast markedly with the winding alleys of Old Delhi.

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  • Day 12: Friday. Delhi – Rishikesh

    Morning  we drive to  – Haridwar  (Length of trip: 225 km/05 hrs)

    Haridwar is one of the Hindu holy places in India and a center of Hindu religion and mysticism for centuries. Located on the banks of River Ganges (Ganga), at the point where the Ganges descends from the hills to the North Indian plains, Haridwar attracts a large number of Hindu pilgrims from all over the world

    Later continue drive to Rishikesh and get ready for Shabbat

    Overnight at hotel in Rishikesh

  • Day 13: Sabbath

    After the Shabbat meal you enjoy a walk tour to visit quieter picturesque area of Lakshman Jhula and Ram Jhula where you will find the best views.

    If interested witness evening after shabbath end Aarti at Paramath Ashram and Yoga session

    • Rishikesh: which is located in the state of  Uttaranchal in northern India, is a tourist center and one of the most important Pilgrimage sites in India. Rishikesh is situated on the both banks of the Ganges, when the only transition from one side to the other is done by crossing a narrow bridge aimed for pedestrians, motorcycles, rickshaws, cows, dogs and monkeys. (taking a picture on the bridge is not an easy task, and makes an attraction in itself : impatient cows goring who ever stops, Indians who want to be photographed with you try to squeeze into the picture, and this unique traffic never stops). Up the mountain you can see the sources of the Ganges River – The meeting point of  streams flowing from the Himalayas. Rishikesh is a special combination of religion and nature, ashrams scattered everywhere and a lot of green and large mountains. The powerful Ganges river and an impressive amount of babas wearing an orange cloth, complete the picture to a memorable experience.

    Overnight at hotel in Rishikesh
  • Day 14: Sunday. Rishikesh – Delhi

    After breakfast drive back to Delhi. Arrive Delhi transferred to airport to board the flight for your onward destination.

Royal Rajasthan Explorer & Rishikesh