Forts & Palaces
Land of Maharanas offer you majestic palaces and breathtaking landscape on backdrop of Thar desertView Itinerary
Royalty matched with wilderness & romantic Taj, a sophisticated blend of past and present.View Itinerary
Towering forts, palaces amid placid lakes, sand dunes, discover the essence of Rajasthan.View Itinerary
Duration: 06 Nights / 07 Days
Destination: Delhi - Ajmer - Pushkar - Jaipur... Delhi - Ajmer - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
Marvel at Rajput & Mughal architectural wonders & visit Hindu pilgrim spot Pushkar.View Itinerary
Forts and Palaces Reviving Tales Of Ancient India
The first name which comes to mind talking of forts and palaces is Rajasthan. City Palace, Jaipur exhibits royal artifacts used by ancient Maharanas. The paintings and architecture of the palace portrays the valor and lifestyle of Rajputs.Castle shaped Hawa Mahal (Palace Of Winds) made of pink sandstone with over 900 windows, lodged royal ladies who were barred from venturing into public. The women kept themselves in touch with day-to-day happenings through these windows.
Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur was built to commemorate the death of Jaswant Singh II. Fort at Chittorgarh have a historic connection which relates tales about the bravery of Rajputs. City Palace of Udaipur has a sprawling complex comprising of pavilions, gardens, house of maids.
Agra too has a massive World Heritage Site - The Agra Fort built by Mughals. The fortress built of red sandstone houses Diwan-e-Aam, diwan-e-Khas, balconies, gardens. Fatehpur Sikri in Agra, built by Akbar is dotted with small palaces, hall of public and private audience. Red Fort in Delhi holds an important place in Indian history. Capital of Mughal empire during Shah Jahan’s rule, the fort plays a pivotal role in Republic day celebrations in India. The Prime Minister addresses the nation from here before colorful parades kick off.
Eminent forts and palaces have now become heritage points thronged by scores of tourists around the globe.