Rajasthan Package Tours
Friday, 28 June 2019 09:17


Day 1 Arrival at Delhi
Welcome to India! Today begins your tour through this incredible country. Upon arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport you will be warmly greeted by one of our representatives who will then assist by transferring you to your hotel. Get a good night’s sleep to start your tour tomorrow well rested.


Day 2 Delhi to Mandawa
After breakfast we’ll have a group briefing from our tour guide, who will outline the incredible itinerary that awaits over the coming days. Following the briefing we will depart Delhi and begin our drive to the town of Mandawa. Here, we'll be staying at the stunning Desert Resort – a colourful oasis set amid the stark desert landscape. The architecture is typical of a Rajasthani village and captures the mystery and romance of the surrounding desert. After checking in take the rest of the evening to relax and enjoy the charm and luxury of this boutique resort.


Day 3 Mandawa to Bikaner
This morning, spend some time exploring this amazing town, which is often referred to as an outdoor museum. Mandawa is famous for its ornate havelis (townhouses, or mansions). You’ll notice that some are faithfully restored, and others are crumbling. The havelis of this particular part of India are recognised around the country for their lavishly painted walls and artwork.
This afternoon we depart Mandawa and head to the town of BIKANER, where we will stay at the sparkling red jewel that is the Gaj Kesri Hotel. This small but elegant hotel houses a beautiful collection of art and handicrafts and does an incredible job of fusing the modern with the traditional. After check in, spend the rest of the day at leisure.


Day 4 Bikaner to Jaisalmer
This morning, after breakfast, we will visit one of the most impressive fort complexes in India: Junagarh. Junagarh Fort was built by Raja Rai Singh in 1588 CE. Junagarh is one of the few major forts in Rajasthan that is not built on a hilltop. One of the most impressive structures in the fort complex is the Anup Mahal, or Privy Council Room – this elaborately decorated space features walls covered in brilliant red and gold with coloured glass inlay.
In the afternoon we will depart Bikaner and transfer to Jaisalmer, where we will check in to Hotel. The city of Jaisalmer is a former medieval trading center that lies in the heart of the Thar Desert. Known as the 'Golden City', Jaisalmer is famous for its yellow sandstone architecture.


Day 5 Jaisalmer
This morning we will explore the magnificent Jaisalmer Fort. The fort's towering honey-coloured sandstone walls are the perfect camouflage, allowing it to blend in perfectly with the golden hues of the desert and thus avoid attack. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jaisalmer Fort was built in the 12th century, and is believed to be the very last 'living fort' in the country – nearly one fourth of the old city's population still resides within the fort's walls. The rest of the day is yours to use as you please: explore the city on your own or participate in an optional tour to enhance your experience.

Excursion to Desert Camp for Camel Ride and Dinner on the Dunes – Experience the romance and mystery of the desert as the sun sets over the golden sand, enchanted by the melodies of the desert musicians. Traditional folk artists such as the langaas and kalbelias will mesmerise you with their music and dance, passed down through generations. Relax on large, comfy Indian-style beds named charpais, which are woven using natural materials, and enjoy an array of delectable chargrilled dishes as you dine under the stars.


Day 6 Jaisalmer to Jodhpur
This morning we will depart Jaisalmer and drive to Jodhpur, otherwise known as the 'Blue City', or the Gateway to Thar, due to its position right on the edge of the eponymous desert.
Jodhpur we'll take a guided tour of the imposing Mehrangarh Fort, built in the 15th century. Situated on a high rocky outcrop that overlooks the walled city, from here you can see the iconic azure shade that the city's buildings have been painted. Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest forts in India and is still run by the Jodhpur royal family. Within its thick, sturdy walls lie numerous palaces and courtyards, as well as an 18th-century Rajput garden.


Day 7 Jodhpur
After early Break-fast we will start a excursion to Bishnoi`s village.
After morning break-fast we will leave for half-Day excursion to Bishnoi Villages: A jeep drive through the countryside-a conducted tour of villaged inhabited by a unique comminity-Bishnois!
Meet them in their homes and talk to them. The vegetarian community the best friend and protector of the flora and fauna conceding spiritual allegiance to twenty and nine tenets of the 15th century legendary Guru Jambheshwar (Jambhoji)- Spot the herds of black buck around the Bishnoi`s settlements freely and fearlessly running about. Gorgeously clad womenfolk and head geared charming men are compellingly and invitingly interesting for a dialogue.
Opium ceremony is a unique customary feature besides the cottage craftsmanship of the potters and weavers.


Day 8 Jodhpur to Udaipur
We will begin our drive to the beautiful city of Udaipur. Set around a series of stunning artificial lakes, Udaipur is known as the 'City of Lakes' and is also recognised for its lavish royal residences.


Day 9 Udaipur
Today, we will visit the awe-inspiring City Palace. Well known as one of the biggest palaces in Rajasthan, the palace is a grand building set on the banks of Pichola Lake. Though construction began in the late 1500s, under the orders of Maharana Udai Singh II, the palace was added to and tinkered with for a further 400 years, as his successors came and went. Today this monumental complex consists of 11 palaces surrounded by courtyards, balconies, towers and gardens, and is famed for its intricate peacock mosaics. After our tour here, you may spend the rest of the day at leisure, or participate in an optional tour to enhance your experience.  Lake Pichola Boat Ride – Enjoy a cooling breeze as you sail across this freshwater lake, enjoying an uninterrupted view of Udaipur’s palatial splendor.

Day 10 Udaipur to Pushkar
Pushkar is a holy town in the state of Rajasthan famous for the Pushkar lake, various Ghats and temples spread all around the lake.The word 'Pushkar' means lotus flower, which is said to be the seat of Brahma, one of the Hindu holy trinity, who is worshipped as the creator of this world.


Day 11 Pushkar to Jaipur
After Break-fast at leisure, we will start our another great journey to Jaipur. 'The "Pink City" capital of Rajasthan. We will have lunch on highway Motel and late afternoon check- in at hotel. In the late evening we will witness Bolly Wood Cinema to watch a movie at Raj Mandir.


Day 12  Jaipur
After The morning breakfast, we will Set Forth to a visit to Amber Fort. A Lake at the entrance of The Fort gives It a heavenly feeling. Those who want to enjoy a Maharaja Style Trip, can take a Ride of the Elephants decorated with colors and other ornamental Items. The fine use of the marble carvings, mirrors, and other decorative Items. In the Architecture of the Fort make It all the more attractive & appealing. The delightful colored artwork on the walls, pillars and ceiling of the Fort make It an artist's heaven. We then move to the Palace Areas of the City, Taking a halt at the JalMahal on the way visit the impressive City Palace,begun in 1729 and still inhabited by the royal family.
We would visit the Jantar Mantar, a fascinating medieval observatory. The afternoon is left free for personal exploration or to arrange a visit to one of Jaipur's justly famous gem stores.
Highlights:-  • Obesrvatory   • Wind Palace   •Amber Fort

Day 13 Jaipur to Agra
Today is a Drive to Agra and lunch on the way. Later Check-in Hotel we will visit
You will visit the largest fort in India, Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Within its red sandstone walls lives an extinct civilisation of the Mughal rulers. It is said that the emperor who built the Taj Mahal, after being imprisoned by his son,
After this you will visit the Taj Mahal. This bright white marble mausoleum stands in a huge garden on the right bank of the Yamuna River. It was built at the request of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to immortalise his love for his wife Mumtaz.
Renowned for its perfection, harmony, symmetry and aesthetics, you will discover one of the seven wonders of the world and one of the greatest architectural jewels of Indo-Muslim art.
In the evening, you enjoying the sunset over the
beautiful Taj Mahal.
Highlights:- • Taj Mahal  • Agra Fort

Day 14 Agra to Orcha
After early break fast we will take again experience to India's best train know as "Shatabdi express" .a journey by air-conditioned train from Agra to Jhansi (approximately 3 hrs). Upon arrival in Jhansi, travel through traditional rural Indian landscapes to reach the beautiful town of Orchha on the banks of the Betwa River (approximately 45 minutes). Here you'll have the opportunity to uncover a very different side of India. Initially a hunting area, Orchha has changed very little over the centuries. Despite its small size it is filled with many beautiful temples and palaces, build here in the 16th century by the ruling Bundelas clan. When we arrive, take an orientation walk in rural areas untouched by modern life and meet the very friendly locals. This evening witness the Ram Raja Temple puja (prayer) ceremony at the shrine at the heart of the city.

Day 15 Orcha to Khajuraho
Today we will move by surface to Khajuraho. The Khajuraho Temples. contrary to the popular tradition of temples, This particular group of temples Is containing some of the beautifully carved sculptors of Gods, Goddesses, Deities, mythological characters and animals, but these represented In an erotic manner. These temples were built by the Chandela Rajputs In around a millennium ago. Though there Is no particulars evidence as to Why this type of Temples was built, But there are a lots of stories and folklores that were Interwoven In and around these Temples. Thus a visit to the Khajuraho group of Temples presents altogether a different experience to Its visitor. After spending a whole day In Khajuraho, We return  back to our Hotels to take rest For the Night.

Day 16 Khajurao to Varanasi
Enjoy an afternoon at leisure before our evening visit to the local ghats to witness the aarti ceremony. Taking its name from the Sanskrit word for homage and devotion, aarti takes place every evening on the banks of the River Ganges. During the ceremony, small diva (candle-lit lamps decorated with flowers) are floated down the river as an offering to the Goddess Ganga, accompanied by a spellbinding chorus of hymn-chanting, drums and temple bells.

Day 17 Varanasi
We begin early this morning with a sunrise boat tour on the Ganges, where you can watch the light gradually illuminate the many ghats and temples along the river as you pass. Later this morning we take a trip to nearby Sarnath, one of the four main Buddhist pilgrimage destinations. This site is where Buddha spoke of the path to enlightenment, and it features a number of stupas and museums to explore. Alternatively, you may wish to spend your morning exploring the laneways and alleys behind the ghats, or picking up some examples of the excellent local silk industry.
After a buffet lunch at the hotel, we’ll take a walking tour of the old city. We’ll wander through narrow laneways packed with interesting stalls and shops, past the dhobi wallahs (clothes washermen), burning ghats, and the endless temples that echo with bells and the aroma of incense. We’ll witness pilgrims performing ancient bathing rituals and ceremonies and learn why Varanasi is considered the spiritual capital of India.


Day 18 Varanasi to Delhi
Over Night at Delhi


Day 19 Back to Home

 
Tuesday, 03 May 2016 09:26

Day 1 Delhi
Welcome to India! Today begins your tour through this incredible country. Upon arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport you will be warmly greeted by one of our representatives who will then assist by transferring you to your hotel. Get a good night’s sleep to start your tour tomorrow well rested.

Day 2 Delhi to Jaisalmer
This morning, after breakfast, we will fly to Jaisalmer and transfer to Hotel, where we will check in to the hotel. The city of Jaisalmer is a former medieval trading center that lies in the heart of the Thar Desert. Known as the 'Golden City', Jaisalmer is famous for its yellow sandstone architecture.

Day 3 Jaisalmer
This morning we will explore the magnificent Jaisalmer Fort. The fort's towering honey-coloured sandstone walls are the perfect camouflage, allowing it to blend in perfectly with the golden hues of the desert and thus avoid attack. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jaisalmer Fort was built in the 12th century, and is believed to be the very last 'living fort' in the country – nearly one fourth of the old city's population still resides within the fort's walls. The rest of the day is yours to use as you please: explore the city on your own or participate in an optional tour to enhance your experience.

Excursion to Desert Camp for Camel Ride and Dinner on the Dunes – Experience the romance and mystery of the desert as the sun sets over the golden sand, enchanted by the melodies of the desert musicians. Traditional folk artists such as the langaas and kalbelias will mesmerise you with their music and dance, passed down through generations. Relax on large, comfy Indian-style beds named charpais, which are woven using natural materials, and enjoy an array of delectable chargrilled dishes as you dine under the stars.

Day 4 Jaisalmer to Jodhpur
This morning we will depart Jaisalmer and drive to Jodhpur, otherwise known as the 'Blue City', or the Gateway to Thar, due to its position right on the edge of the eponymous desert.
Jodhpur we'll take a guided tour of the imposing Mehrangarh Fort, built in the 15th century. Situated on a high rocky outcrop that overlooks the walled city, from here you can see the iconic azure shade that the city's buildings have been painted. Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest forts in India and is still run by the Jodhpur royal family. Within its thick, sturdy walls lie numerous palaces and courtyards, as well as an 18th-century Rajput garden.

Day 5 Jodhpur
After early Break-fast we will start a excursion to Bishnoi` s villages.
After morning break-fast we will leave for half-Day excursion to Bishnoi Villages: A jeep drive through the countryside-a conducted tour of village inhabited by a unique comminity-Bishnois!
Meet them in their homes and talk to them. The vegetarian community the best friend and protector of the flora and fauna conceding spiritual allegiance to twenty and nine tenets of the 15th century legendary Guru Jambheshwar (Jambhoji)- Spot the herds of black buck around the Bishnoi’s settlements freely and fearlessly running about. Gorgeously clad women folk and head geared charming men are compellingly and invitingly interesting for a dialogue.
Opium ceremony is a unique customary feature besides the cottage craftsmanship of the potters and weavers.

Day 6 Jodhpur to Ranakpur
Leisurely morning snacks, we  start Our Journey to Ranakpur. Overnight Stay at Hotel
This 15th Century Jain Temple is an important pilgrimage For the Jain followers. Inside The Temple, there are around 1444 Pillars, Each of which has different carvings. This massive Temple was built during the reign Of RanaKumbha Of Mewar. The beautiful marble stone carving on the Ceilings, Walls and Pillars of the temple is a real delight To The Art Lovers.
Day 5 Ranakpur to Udaipur
We will begin our drive to the beautiful city of Udaipur. Set around a series of stunning artificial lakes, Udaipur is known as the 'City of Lakes' and is also recognised for its lavish royal residences.

Day 6 Udaipur
Today, we will visit the awe-inspiring City Palace. Well known as one of the biggest palaces in Rajasthan, the palace is a grand building set on the banks of Pichola Lake. Though construction began in the late 1500s, under the orders of Maharana Udai Singh II, the palace was added to and tinkered with for a further 400 years, as his successors came and went. Today this monumental complex consists of 11 palaces surrounded by courtyards, balconies, towers and gardens, and is famed for its intricate peacock mosaics. After our tour here, you may spend the rest of the day at leisure, or participate in an optional tour to enhance your experience.  Lake Pichola Boat Ride – Enjoy a cooling breeze as you sail across this freshwater lake, enjoying an uninterrupted view of Udaipur’s palatial splendour

Day 7 Udaipur to Bundi
On arrival in Bundi, transfer to hotel. In the evening, visit the town. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Highlights:-  • Step well, Old Market and Bundi Fort

Day 8 Bundi to Ranthambore
After breakfast in the morning drive to Ranthamboree . Ranthamboree is known all over for it's Ranthamboree National Park that offers more opportunities of sighting of tigers and other fast depleting animals. Enjoy an afternoon canter safari to spot tigers(at additional cost). Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 9 Ranthambore
Morning, Evening Safari
Highlights:-  • Tiger Safari

Day 10 Ranthambore to Jaipur    
After Break-fast at leisure, we will start our another great journey to Jaipur. 'The "Pink City" capital of Rajasthan. We will have lunch on highway Motel and late afternoon check- in at hotel. In the late evening we will witness Bolly Wood Cinema to watch a movie at Raj Mandir.

Day 11 Jaipur
After The morning breakfast, we will Set Forth to a visit to Amber Fort. A Lake at the entrance of The Fort gives It a heavenly feeling. Those who want to enjoy a Maharaja Style Trip, can take a Ride of the Elephants decorated with colors and other ornamental Items. The fine use of the marble carvings, mirrors, and other decorative Items. In the Architecture of the Fort make It all the more attractive & appealing. The delightful colored artwork on the walls, pillars and ceiling of the Fort make It an artist's heaven. We then move to the Palace Areas of the City, Taking a halt at the JalMahal on the way visit the impressive City Palace begun in 1729 and still inhabited by the royal family.
We would visit the Jantar Mantar, a fascinating medieval observatory. The afternoon is left free for personal exploration or to arrange a visit to one of Jaipur's justly famous gem stores.
Highlights:-  • Obesrvatory   • Wind Palace   •Amber Fort

Day 12 Jaipur to karoli
Explore the City Palace, the temple and the village of Karauli. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13 Karoli to Agra
Today is a Drive to Agra and lunch on the way. Later Check-in Hotel we will visit
You will visit the largest fort in India, Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Within its red sandstone walls lives an extinct civilisation of the Mughal rulers. It is said that the emperor who built the Taj Mahal, after being imprisoned by his son,
After this you will visit the Taj Mahal. This bright white marble mausoleum stands in a huge garden on the right bank of the Yamuna River. It was built at the request of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to immortalise his love for his wife Mumtaz.
Renowned for its perfection, harmony, symmetry and aesthetics, you will discover one of the seven wonders of the world and one of the greatest architectural jewels of Indo-Muslim art.
In the evening, you enjoying the sunset over the beautiful Taj Mahal.
Highlights:- • Taj Mahal  • Agra Fort

Day 14 Agra to Delhi
After Breakfast we will visit the Agar fort and drive to delhi
Gateway to north India, Delhi, known locally as Dilli, is the capital of India and its major political and cultural center. Located on the banks of the River Yamuna, Delhi has been continuously inhabited since at least the 6th century BCE.

Day 15 Delhi Sightseeing / Back to Home
Today begins with sightseeing tour of New Delhi. Strctching back into history. there have been seven citics constructed around Delhi. stretching way back into history. The latest was built in the 1920's, designed by british architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. Make a visit to its most imprcssive cdificc, the grandiose RAJPATH and also learn of India’s Mughal past at the TOMB OF THE EMPEROR HUMAYUN. Make a stop at the GANDHI MUSEUM,     scene of the ‘Great Soul’s assassination in 1948. Dinner tonight is at a local restaurant and departure for airport.
Highlights of Delhi :-    • Gandhi Memorial  • Humayun's thomb  

 
Tuesday, 03 May 2016 09:26
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Meet on arrival at Delhi airport. Welcome with flower garland and transfer to the hotel. Nothing has been scheduled for today, since most of the flights arrive in the night.
Overnight in Delhi.
Day 02 : In Delhi
Morning after breakfast, full day sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi.
The visit of the old city includes the Great Mosque (Jama Masjid) and the Red Fort. Later enjoy a cycle rickshaw ride into the narrow streets of Chandni Chowk, one of the oldest market of Asia. Raj Ghat, the burial place of Mahatma Gandhi.Continue the new part of Delhi, doing the panoramic visit of Parliament and President House. Then, visit Mausoleum of Humayun,. Qutab Minar.
Overnight in Delhi
Day 03 : Delhi – Varanasi (By flight)
Morning after breakfast, transfer to Delhi airport in time to board flight for Varanasi. Varanasi, one of the oldest sacred cities of the world, is the capital of Hinduism and a centre of education, culture, music, and civilization since ancient times. Meet on arrival at Varanasi airport and transfer to hotel. The city of Varanasi is famous for its Ghats, river bank covered with stone steps that allow devout Hindus down to the river to practice ablutions and pujas. After a short rest proceed for an excursion to the ancient Buddhist site of Sarnath, a centre of Buddhist worship built by the emperor Ashoka in the 3rd century BC. Evening experience aarti ceremony on the Ganges along with the boat ride.
Overnight in Varanasi
Day 04 : Varanasi – Khajuraho (By flight)
Early morning boat ride on the Ganges, one of the highlights of a trip to India. You will see the multitude of pilgrims who come near the holy river to pay homage to the God of the sun, an incredible experience. After the visit, return back to the hotel for breakfast and then proceed for the city tour of Varanasi visiting Vishwanath Temple, dedicated to lord Shiva, Durga Temple and Benares Hindu University. Later in time transfer to Varanasi airport to board flight for Khajuraho. This city is famous worldwide for its temples, which represent life, love and joy. Meet on arrival at Khajuraho airport and transfer to hotel.
Overnight in Khajuraho.
Day 05 : Khajuraho – Orchha (180 Kms / apporx. 04 hours) + Drive Orchha – Agra (By train)
Morning after breakfast set for the sightseeing tour of the spectacular ninth to thirteen century temples of Khajuraho, built by Chandela Kings. The temples are beautifully carved with graceful statues of Gods and Goddesses. Later in time transfer to Jhansi railwaystation to board train for Agra enroute visiting a beautiful village Orchha. There are temples and palaces well preserved small shrines and memorials everywhere, each with its own history, contributing to the nostalgic beauty that characterizes the village of Orchha. After the visit, transfer to the railway station.Meet on arrival at Agra railway station and transfer to hotel.
Overnight in Agra
Day 06 : In Agra
Early morning, sunrise visit of the world famous Taj Mahal - the first Mughal structure completely in marble and the fusion of several architectural styles. After the visit, return back to the hotel for breakfast. Then, visit the impressive Red Fort of Agra, situated in the heart of the city. The Agra Fort houses many beautiful palaces and mansions. Then visit tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daula (Tomb of Mirza Ghyas Beg), built by his daughter Nurjahan. Mirza Ghiyas Beg, an officer in the court of Jehangir who was honored with the title of Itmad-ud-Daula.
Overnight in Agra
Day 07 : Drive Agra – Jaipur (250 Kms / approx. 05 hours) en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri – the city of red sandstone which was the capital of the Mughal Empire during Akbar's reign. You will discover an impressive public monuments and exquisite private residences etc. After the visit, continue your drive towards Jaipur. The Pink City of Rajasthan, whose downtown streets are lined with bazaars, full of color, music, art and history.Arrive Jaipur and check in at hotel.
Overnight in Jaipur
Day 08 : In Jaipur
Morning after breakfast, proceed for the sightseeing tour of Jaipur.
Excursion to Amber Fort en route photo stop at the Hawa Mahal "Palace of the Wind ". Then, visit - The City Palace in the heart of the old part of Jaipur. The observatory of Jai Singh II Spend rest of the day at leisure visiting the colorful bazaars of Jaipur.
Overnight in Jaipur
Day 09 : Drive Jaipur – Pushkar (145 Kms / approx. 03 hours)
After breakfast drive to Pushkar, a little town situated right on the edge of the desert, and is one of the few places in the world where a temple is dedicated to the Lord Brahma. Pushkar is perhaps best known for its Camel Fair, which takes place on the full moon of Kartik Purnima. On arrival in Pushkar, check into hotel. Later sightseeing tour of Pushkar visiting the only Brahma Temple in the world and Pushkar Lake with its bathing ghats and temples.
Ovenight in Pushkar
Day 10 : Drive Pushkar - Udaipur (300 kms / approx. 06 hours)
After breakfast drive to Udaipur, reputed to be the most romantic city in Rajasthan, the many palaces reflecting in the waters of lakes with different backdrop of high hills of the Aravalli chain. On arrival in Udaipur, check into hotel. Later spend rest of the day at leisure walking around or enjoying the hotel facilities.
Overnight in Udaipur.
Day 11: In Udaipur
Morning after breakfast, proceed for the sightseeing tour of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace, the former palace of the Maharana of Udaipur, which stretches along the lake Pichola. Built in the 18th century, this palace, part of which is still inhabited by the descendants of Udai Singh of Mewar Prince (16th century), overlooking Lake Pichola. It is a maze of marble halls, lounges decorated course, many ceramics and gardens. Then visit Superb Jagdish Temple, popular for its elephant carving. Then continue with Sahelion Ki Bari or "Garden of maidens.The day ends with a boat ride on Lake Pichola to admire the magnificent facade of the palace of Udaipur and stop at the island palace of Jag Mandir.
Overnight in Udaipur.
Day 12 : Drive Udaipur – Jodhpur (270 Kms / approx. 06 hours) via Ranakpur
Morning after breakfast drive to Jodhpur. With the Mehrangarh Fort in the background , Jodhpur is an ideal stopover on your journey in India. Located west of Rajasthan, this city , rightfully called the blue city , was founded in 1459. The traveller will love getting lost in the maze of narrow streets with blue shades of the old town and leave the hubbub of the center to stroll the bazaars of spices, fruits , money and craft west of the famous clock tower . On arrival in Jodhpur, check into hotel. Later proceed for the visit of Jodhpur and visit impressive Mehrangarh Fort. Then visit Jaswant Thada, white marble memorial dedicated to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II offers a peaceful location and stunning views of the blue city .Spend rest of the day at leisure visiting the clock market of Jodhpur.
Overnight in Jodhpur.
Day 13 : Drive Jodhpur – Jaisalmer (290 Kms / approx. 05 hours)
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer, a fascinating city rising from the heart of the Thar Desert . Nothings else in India are remotely similar to this enchanting city, which is also called « The Golden City »because of its honey color. A visit to Jaisalmer is a must for any traveler in India, with the possibility of camel trekking through the magnificent sand. Jaisalmer Fort is the world’s only living fort and about quarter of the city’s population still live in the Fort. On arrival in Jaisalmer, check into hotel.
Overnight in Jaisalmer.
Day 14 : In Jaisalmer
After breakfast sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer visiting - Jaisalmer Fort, the only alive fort which you will not see anywhere in India. There are homes and hotels hidden in the laneways and shops. Within the fort walls there are beautifully carved Jain temples built between the 12th and 15th centuries followed by a visit of Gaddisagar Lake and impressive Havelis around the Fort. In the evening drive to Sam where you are received by the camels. visit to the " Sand Dunes of Sam," and ride camels on the sand at the time of sunset- which would be one of the highlights of your trip to Rajasthan.
Overnight in Jaisalmer.
Day 15 : Drive Jaisalmer – Bikaner (285 Kms / approx. 05 hours)
Morning after breakfast drive to Bikaner. Bikaner is a royal fortified city with a timeless charm and medieval glory. It is located in northern Rajasthan, amongst the sand dunes. This desert town popular for its temple and Forts, which shows the rich cultural and architectural heritage of the city. On arrival in Bikaner, check into hotel. After a short rest proceed for the half day sightseeing tour of Bikaner discovering Junagarh. Visit the Temple of Karni Mata Deshnok -built 600 years ago and dedicated to Karni Mata, an incarnation of the goddess Durga. The temple has huge doors, carved in silver, a gift from the Maharajah Ganga Singh followed by visit to a breeding center and research on camels, the only institution of this kind in India. Bikaner is a complete unique experience.
Overnight in Bikaner.
Day 16 : Drive Bikaner – Mandawa (190 Kms / approx. 04 hours)
After breakfast drive to Mandawa, situated in the heart of the Thar Desert. This beautiful village still has some beautifully preserved houses of medieval Indian traders built in a typically Rajput style having original paintings showing religious scenes or objects.On arrival in Mandawa, check into hotel.
Overnight in Mandawa.
Day 17 : Drive Mandawa - Delhi (275 kms / 06 hrs) & Depart Delhi
Morning after breakfast walking sightseeing tour of Mandawa visiting the Havelis, Anandilal Poddar, Bansidhar Bhagat and Chokhani etc. and later in time drive to Delhi International airport to board flight for onward destination.
 
Tuesday, 03 May 2016 10:34
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Location
The small and beautiful town of Pushkar is set in a valley just about 14 km off Ajmer in the north Indian state of Rajasthan. Surrounded by hills on three sides and sand dunes on the other, Pushkar forms a fascinating location and a befitting backdrop for the annual religious and cattle fair which is globally famous and attracts thousands of visitors from all parts of the world.

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