Duration: 16 Nights / 17 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi – Shekhawati – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Manvar – Rohet – Udaipur – Deogarh – Jaipur – Agra – Delhi
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Begin the tour with arrival in Delhi, the beautiful capital city of our country. Our representative will meet you at the airport and escort to the hotel along with assistance in check in process. Delhi the city with varied culture and features that offers a fantastic start to your tour. Rest of the day is free at leisure and to explore the city on own. Overnight stay is in Delhi .
Day 02 : Delhi sightseeing
After a comfortable night, today morning we take you for Delhi city tour, in which your visit covers both the parts of Delhi the Old Delhi and the New Delhi. In Old Delhi visit Jama Masjid built mu Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1656 AD, it is the largest and very famous mosque of our country. Drive pass the massive Red fort also built by emperor Shah Jahan. The oldest market of Delhi - Chandni Chowk will be explored by a joyful rickshaw ride. And lastly visit Raj Ghat - cremation place of Mahatma Gandhi. Overnight is at hotel in Delhi.
Day 3 : Delhi – Shekhawati (250 Kms / 5-6 hrs)
Morning drive to Mandawa situated in the Shekhawati district of Rajasthan. On arrival Mandawa check into the hotel and relaxation for some time. The region is very artistically decorated with painted walls of havelis around in frescoes and murals. The walls of all the havelis which served as the residence from the yesteryear are decorated with antique representation of the Mandawa family and recall the past era that was royal, rich and splendid. Overnight stay is in Mandawa.
Day 4 : Shekhawati
Purple Sunbird Sariska National Park Today morning have your breakfast and move on towards Khimsar, balanced on the border of the vast Thar Desert. Outstanding fort at Khimsar demonstrates a wide assortment of skills. The conflict – marked ramparts & towers take you back to the one of the splendid past. Today, the Khimsar Fort position high in the middle of the leading confidential traditional hotels of India. On the way to Khimsar en route visit the globally famed Rat Temple at Deshnok. On arrival at Khimsar check into your pre booked hotel. Later in evening visit the Khimsar fort. Overnight stay is in Khimsar.
Day 05 : Khimsar - Jaisalmer (240 km / 6hrs)
Today have your breakfast in the hotel and move towards Jaisalmer, established in the year 1156 by Rawal Jaisala Bhatti a Rajput leader. It is also called as the golden city as it is holding the massive desert. And is also an imperative prehistoric dealing centre because of its premeditated position on the camels. Jaisalmer also have many old Havelis, built by traders of the 19th century, which are elegantly engraved from golden-yellow sandstone & are in a gorgeous state till date. On arrival at Jaisalmer check into your pre booked hotel. Overnight stay is at Jaisalmer.
Day 06: Bikaner – Jaisalmer (330 kms / 7-8 hrs)
Morning drive to Jaisalmer, established in the year of 1156 by Bhatti Rajput ruler Rawal Jaisal. Often explained as Golden City & growing from the heart of the Thar Desert like a golden illusion the strong fort fixed in yellow sandstone, control the amber-hued city with its whole grand finery. Because of its planned location it was an imperative antique trading centre & camel caravans laden with precious spices & silk crossed the country enroute India, Arabia & Europe. The merchants of the 19th century built Havelis (Mansions) that are delicately imprinted from golden-yellow sandstone & are still in a stunning condition. The life within the fortified town conjures up the images of medieval majesty visible in its thin lanes strewn with outstanding palaces, havelis, temples & camels everywhere. Overnight in Jaisalmer
Day 7 : Jaisalmer – Manvar (180 Kms / 3.5 hrs)
derwar-fort Drive to Manvar this morning, on arrival check in at Manvar resort, later ride to the camp ground which lies under the sand dunes of Shergarh region (uppermost dunes in the desert are found in this area). Enjoy dinner accompanied by folk music & dance entertainment. Overnight in Manvar
Day 8 : Manvar – Rohet (110 Kms / 2 hrs)
Leave for Rohet Garh, upon arrival check into hotel. Rohet has been the equipped desert home of the descendants of the 16th century Rathore of Champawat clan. A place where inspite of the inroads of modernity, noble norms are still reserved and where one can, even today, enjoy and experience the famed warm and well-mannered Rajput hospitality. Overnight in Rohet.
Day 9 : Rohet
Morning enjoy the Bishnoi tribal village safari by jeep, as Rohet is famous for village safaris, which presents its guests to local cultures and traditions. Guests are taken into homes and received with warmth and friendliness and interrelate with a variety of communities living in the area and share and understand their worlds, the Bhishnoi’s, guards of nature for five centuries and possibly the world's first biologists, responsible for the survival of species such as the black-buck antelope: the semi nomadic Raika shepherds of Marwar whose luminous crimson and marigold costumes would put modern designers to shame: as also the Paliwals and the Meghwals, the farmers and weavers. Overnight in Rohet.
Day 10: Rohet – Udaipur (280 Kms / 6 hrs)
Leave for Udaipur, on the way visit the famous Jain temples of Ranakpur. The temples holds significant importance in the religion of Jainism, the temples are visited by large number of devotees every year along with numerous tourists. The eye catching feature of the temples here are the 1444 pillars that are exquisitely carved with no two similar in their designs. Later continue drive to Udaipur on arrival check in at the hotel and overnight in Udaipur.
Day 11: Udaipur
After Breakfast take sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting the attractive “City Palace & its museum”. Molded in soft yellow stone the palace is a marvelous monument to see & a division of the Palace is now a museum with its marble and sandstone walls laden with luminous miniature paintings and bejeweled with coloured glass and mirrors. The tour continues to the Saheliyon-ki-Bari, also known as “the Garden of the Maids of Honour”. Next we visit an Indo Aryan temple dedicated to Lord Jagannath – Jagdish Temple. Later enjoy boat ride on Lake Pichola by evening w2hich takes you around the two beautiful structures in the lake – Jag Mandir and Jag Niwas. Overnight stay is at Udaipur.
Day 12: Udaipur – Deogarh (135 Kms / 3 hrs)
Drive to Deogarh today and on arrival check in at the hotel. The Deogarh fortress is situated on a hillock and it is surrounded by the villages. It was constructed by the famed Sompura designers, famous for their accompaniments and alterations which were carried out according to the needs of the residents. There are five floors and over 200 rooms that have murals done by local painters after whom Deogarh School of painting has got fame all over the world. The family has a large set of Deogarh miniatures. Overnight stay is at Deogarh.
Day 13: Kota – Bundi - Ranthambhore (200 kms / 4 hrs)
Morning have breakfast at hotel and drive for Udaipur – the City of Lake & Palaces. On arrival check in at the hotel and after wash & change, relax at the hotel. Evening get pleasure from boat ride on the charming Lake Pichola and see the dynamic view of sunset. Overnight in Udaipur.
Day 14: Udaipur (The City of Lakes)
After breakfast enjoy full day city tour of Udaipur visiting the City Palace & its museum, in the museum you can find a huge collection of defensive gear, weapons and fatal two-sided sword. Also enjoy the peacock square and the small painting school inside the palace premises. Next visit the splendid “Sahelion Ki Bari” known as Garden of Maids of Honour, it is a beautiful garden decorated with lotus pool, fountains, flower beds and marble pavilions. The largest and most beautiful temple in this city is – Jagdish Temple which we visit next and by evening enjoy a delightful boat ride on Lake Pichola. Overnight stay is in Udaipur.
Day 15: Udaipur – Chittorgarh (112 kms / 03 hrs)
After hearty breakfast depart for Chittorgarh, upon arrival check into hotel for little relaxation. After wash & change proceed for royal Chittorgarh Fort visit it is largest fort in India and the last sign of Rajput chivalry and pride. The slope to the Chittorgarh fort is led by a snaking road secured by seven fortified gateways or 'pols'. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 16: Chittorgarh – Ajmer – Pushkar (200 kms / 04 hrs)
After morning breakfast depart for Pushkar enroute visiting Ajmer, famous for Dargah Sharif. Both the places are known for their religious meaning. Arrive Ajmer and visit Dargah of Garib Nawaj (Dargah Sharif) the main attraction here and the prime shrine for Muslims in India. Also visit Taragarh Fort and Adhai-din-ka-Jhonpra. Later continue drive to Pushkar, on arrival check in at the hotel and later visit the famous Brahma Temple and Pushkar Lake in the evening. Overnight stay is in Pushkar.
Day 17: Pushkar – Delhi (by train)
Spend beautiful morning free at leisure; later in the afternoon you will be transferred to Ajmer railway station to board the train for Delhi. On arrival our representative shall meet and greet you at the Delhi railway station and transfer to your hotel for overnight stay at Delhi.
Day 18: Delhi – Departure
Morning on time transfer to Delhi International airport to board your flight for onward destination/ back home.