Rajasthan Desert Tour

delhi02 Duration : 10 Days Places Covered : Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Jaipur


Highlights:
So opulent is the history and culture of Rajasthan that every roadside village has it's own tale of chivalry and penance to tell.

Day 01: Delhi -Mandawa

On arrival at Delhi airport you are assisted by our representative and are driven to Mandawa. Reach Mandawa, check in at the hotel. After lunch and relaxation there will be guided tour that takes you to Mandawa town, stroll through the bustling bazaars and pick up things of your interest. Evenings there is a special program of music and dance performed by local artists, participate in the dance and feel the life of the people and their hospitality. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 02: Mandawa Sightseeing

Morning after a leisure breakfast we set out in the Shekhawati region an important town of the years gone by, to see number of remarkable Havelies and Castles in the nearby towns of Dundlod, Nawalgarh and Laxmangarh. These havelies are museums in themselves, you will be delighted at the sight of the numerous havelis built by the rich merchants as their residence in 18th and 19th century. Notice the village life, simple colorful people in typical Rajasthani dress particularly females adorned with heavy silver jewelry. Night at the hotel.

delhi02 Day 03: Mandawa- Bikaner

After breakfast proceed for Bikaner, en-route visit the Tal Chhaper Sanctuary. The sanctuary is famous for its awesome population of black bucks. You will be quite thrilled to see these creatures from the close quarters, inside the park. After lunch continue your drive to Bikaner, reach and check in the hotel. Visit the impressive Junagarh Fort and the Bhandasar Jain temples famous for their architectural splendor. The evening witnesses the customary phenomenon of the desert, the beautiful sunset and a visit to National Camel Breeding Farm. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 04: Bikaner- Jaisalmer

Starting in the morning, reach Jaisalmer by noon and check in the hotel. Your safari starts for the romantic experiences of desert on the back of camel ride, visit to Sam sand dunes and watch the glorious sunset from sunset point. The climbing of sand dunes almost like small mountains is just awesome, you will have the feeling of sailing through a ferry on blue water. In the evening enjoy the folk dances, ballads and folk music performed by the talented artists under the open sky on the cool sand. You will definitely have out of the world experience, don't forget to capture these moments in your video-cam.

Overnight at the desert camp, facility of oil-lamp is provided for the night as there is no provision of electricity; a unique experience in itself.

Day 05: Jaislalmer Sightseeing Tour

After enjoying the typical Rajasthani food in breakfast at the camp, start your journey for the city tour. Check in the hotel, keep your luggage and get ready for further adventure. Visit various attractions in the town such as the unrivaled and inhabited forts, exquisite Jain temples, beautifully carved Havelis, Palaces, Gadsisar Lake- a home to an amazing avian population. Evening free at leisure, stroll in the colorful market of Jaisalmer or just relax at the hotel luxuriating in various sports activities with the drink of your choice. Night at the hotel.

delhi02 Day 06: Jaisalmer- Jodhpur

Continue, your tour to Rajasthan, proceed for Jodhpur. Drive through the Thar Desert to the interiors of the desert. En-route visits the beautiful small villages of Rajasthan. Travel through the village of Kheechan and further through the ancient town Osiyan and enjoy the rural life of the people. You will be amazed to know that still people live in mud houses with bare minimum facilities, finally you are in Jodhpur. Check in the hotel. Afternoon is free for the activity of your choice and later enjoys the luxurious dinner at Umaid Bhawan Palace at the same time cherishing the palace beauty.

Night spent at the hotel.

Day 07: Jodhpur - Sightseeing

Morning holds much excitement for you, visit the majestic Meharangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada and the Clock Tower. You are then taken to Mandore gardens, the former capital of Marwar. You will be impressed by the spectacular panorama of cenotaphs and the hall of local heroes of the wars.

Overnight at the hotel.

jodhpur Day 08: Jodhpur- Jaipur

Early morning pay homage to the one and only Brahma Temple in Jodhpur, it is the most sacred temple in the city. After breakfast proceeds for the final destination, the city of forts and palaces- 'The Pink City of Jaipur'. Check in the hotel, after lunch start your sightseeing tour of the city. Visit the Birla temple, the high-posted Jaigarh Fort and the colossal Nahargarh Fort that holds the spectacular view of the Jaipur City.

Stay for night at the hotel.

Day 09: Jaipur Sightseeing

Continue your sightseeing tour of the city. Take an excursion to Amber Fort, enjoy the elephant safari from the foot hill to the top of the fort. This royal ride will take you to the by gone era of rajas and maharajas. Also see various palaces, great baths and other structures inside the fort. Visit Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal and Jantar Mantar- all captivating sight. In the evening stroll through the unending bazaars of the Pink city. Shop, hand block printed textiles, enameled blue pottery, tie and dye work from Clock Tower and Sardar Market. In evening the dinner holds lot of mouth-watering Rajasthani delicacies, try out Rajasthani cuisine at famous Choki Dani and enjoy the food servings in the typical rural atmosphere.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10: Departure from Jaipur

Morning after luxurious breakfast, its time for, to say good bye to Jaipur City. You are transfer to the Jaipur airport for your onwards destination .


* Note-

  • Given Charges Valid up to 30th September 2013.
  • All National Parks & Sanctuaries close between 1 July to 30 September.

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