These tours offer a unique perspective on the country, allowing travelers to explore India through the eyes of local women. With a focus on empowering women and supporting local communities, these tours provide an opportunity to learn about the rich culture, history, and traditions of India while also making a positive impact. Whether it’s visiting women-owned businesses, participating in workshops led by local artisans, or engaging in meaningful conversations with women from different walks of life, these tours offer a truly immersive and transformative experience.
By Flight: TBA
Upon arrival you will be received by our company representative and transfer to hotel where room reserved for you.
Mumbai, also known as Bombay, is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a melting point of cultures, religions, languages, and cuisines. It’s about beaches, amusement parks, pubs and discos. It’s about experiences, stories, hopes and aspirations. It is the most populous city in India, and the second most populous city in the world. The group of seven islands was leased to the East India Company who offered freedom of business and religion to persons who came and settled here. Initially a few Parsis and Gujarati came but soon a sizeable population began to thrive here. This was way back in the 17th century. Today also Mumbai is a city of migrants. People from all over the country have come and settled here. This gives the society of Mumbai a multi-lingual and multi-cultural colour.
Overnight at Hotel.
Mumbai – Udaipur
Flight: UK-613 Dep: 12:20 Arr:1:45 PM
After breakfast at the hotel our company representative will give you transfer to the airport for the flight to Udaipur, reach and transfer to the Hotel.
Udaipur, The city of Dawn, Udaipur is a lovely land around the azure lake, hemmed in by the lush hills of the ARAVALLIS. A vision in white drenched in romance and beauty, Udaipur is a fascinating blend of sights, sound and experiences and inspiration for the imagination of poets, painters and writers. Udaipur is the jewel of MEWAR -a kingdom ruled by the Sisodia dynasty for 1200 Years.
After relax a bit proceed for the half day sightseeing, in the evening visit the Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir which is an Indian folk arts museum and has interesting exhibits that include folks dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folks musical instruments, folk deities and paintings followed by a visit too Jag Mandir, a temple dedicated to Lord Jagdish.
Relax in the evening.
After breakfast proceed for guided sightseeing tour and visit City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Museum, Jag Mandir and Saheliyon-Ki-Bari.
Enjoy a Private boat ride on Lake Pichola, an artificial fresh water lake, created in the year 1362 AD, named after the nearby Picholi village. It is one of the several contiguous lakes, and developed over the last few centuries in and around the famous Udaipur city. The lakes around Udaipur were primarily created by building dams to meet the drinking water and irrigation needs of the city and its neighbourhood. Two islands, Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir are located within Pichola Lake, and have been developed with several palaces to provide views of the lake. Conclude your day with a fantastic cultural show at the Bagore-ki-Haveli you might even get up and join in the dancing.
Overnight at Hotel:
Udaipur – Ranakpur – Jodhpur
By Surface: 265 Km 5 Hrs,
After breakfast at the hotel transfer to Jodhpur. Enroute visit Ranakpur Temples. Ranakpur Temples dating back 15 century. 200 pillars, none of which are alike, support its 29 halls. The temple abounds with intricate friezes and sculptures. Included visits to two more Jain temple and the temple of the Sun God with its erotic sculptures.
After visiting continue to Jodhpur. Reach and check into hotel.
Bustling desert city the second largest city in Rajasthan and has landscape dominated by the massive Mehrangarh Fort topping a sheer rocky ridge. Rao Jodha, a chief of the Rathore clan, founded the city in the year 1459 and it is named after him. It was formerly the seat of a Princely state, also known as Marwar. Arrive Jodhpur and check in at hotel.
Afternoon free to visit the local markets or relax at the hotel.
Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
Morning proceed for Jeep safari into Bishnoi Village to experience the rural life. Later proceed for Jodhpur sightseeing, visiting the Mehrangarh Fort (Majestic Fort), one of the most impressive and formidable structures anywhere in India. Built by Rao Jodha, this 5km long Fort is on a 125m high hill and has some magnificent palaces with marvellously carved panel’s latticed window. The Fort Museum houses an exquisite collection of palanquins, howdahs (Elephant saddles), royal cradles, miniatures paintings, musical instruments, costumes and furniture. Also visit Jaswant Thada, a cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble built in the year 1899 AD in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Within the main cenotaph are the portraits of various Jodhpur rulers. It is an architectural landmark of Jodhpur.
Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
Jodhpur – Jaisalmer
By Surface: 280 Km 5 Hrs,
After a relaxed breakfast transfer to Jaisalmer upon arrival transfer to hotel.
Jaisalmer, located deep in the heart of the desert and popular for its century’s forts, palaces, havelis and amber-hued houses. During your journey you catch a glimpse of the splendour and magnificence of this ancient desert city built on the edge of the Thar Desert. At its best, it is a doorway to the wonderland of sand dunes and shrubs, rocky terrain and thorny trees.
Overnight stay in Jaisalmer.
Start exploring the city with visit to with the only living fort in the world, Jaisalmer. Take a stroll in the narrow streets of the Golden city and get a glimpse of the life style of the locals. Every house is exquisitely carved having filigreed work all over. Visit the Jain Temple followed by visit to the beautifully carved Nathmalji Ki Haveli. Return to the hotel for a brief rest. Early evening proceed to enjoy camel ride on its exotic sand dunes, offering an unforgettable experience of rich cultural heritage. En-route stop at Kuldhara – the abandoned village now believed to be haunted, it is said that it is impossible for anyone to spend even one night there. It was the largest of 84 villages belonging to Paliwal Brahmins, all of which were abandoned on a single night in 1825. Continue to the desert, where you will enjoy the camel ride amongst the breath-taking sight of Sun descending with a peculiar glow and as ascending night bringing stupendous views of sunset and the fort.
Later on drive back to the Hotel.
Jaisalmer – Jaipur:
Flight: 6E-7677 Dep:3:55 PMArr::05:35 PM
Morning after relaxed breakfast explore the city again or enjoy the Hotel facilities. Later on transfer to Jaisalmer airport to board flight for Jaipur, reach Jaipur and transfer to hotel.
Jaipur:- The origins of the beautiful city of Jaipur can be traced back to the eighteenth century, during the reign of Jai Singh II who ascended the Amber throne in 1699. Jaipur today, epitomizes the spirit of Rajputana. In-spite of growing into a bustling metropolis, it still retains its character and history – A beautiful fusion of the yesteryears and modernity. Popularly known as the Pink City because of the extensive use of the locally abundant pink plastered stone, painted so in honor of the visit of the royal consort of Queen Victoria. Jaipur thrills the soul with its massive forts, magnificent palaces, exquisite temples, and lush gardens.
Evening Free day for Shopping
Overnight stay in Jaipur.
After relaxed breakfast proceed to visit Pink City Jaipur. Amber Fort Palace:- Amber is the classic romantic Rajasthani fort palace. Its construction was started by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh I. Its forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds its ultimate expression. Jeep to access Amer Fort.
City Palace: – A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum. Jantar Mantar: – This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use. Hawa Mahal:- The ornamental facade of this “Palace of Winds” is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women.
Afternoon proceed to visit Jantar Mantar: – This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments is still in use. Hawa Mahal:- The ornamental facade of this “Palace of Winds” is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Built in 1799 by Pratap Singh, the Mahal was a royal grandstand for the palace women.
Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Jaipur – Mumbai – Home
Morning after relaxed breakfast transfer to Jaipur airport to board flight for Mumbai, reach Mumbai and catch the onwards flight to Home.
The Castle and King team wish you a safe and pleasant journey home and hope that this taste of India will entice you to return in the future to see more of this spectacular, awe-inspiring and unforgettable country. We would be honoured to be asked to plan your next visit.
and transfer to hotel.