Duration: 15 Days
Places Covered: Delhi, Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Manwar, Luni, Mount Abu, Udaipur , Pushkar, Samode, Jaipur
Day 1: Delhi Sightseeing
Received by our representative at the New Delhi airport and transfer to hotel. After breakfast, your guided tour will take you to explore the treasures of Delhi City. You will be fascinated by the famous monuments of the Red Fort, the Jama Masjid, and Qutub Minar. The vast lawns and green gardens around Rajghat and the India Gate will certainly tranquilize your weary eyes. The brilliance of the Mughal Gardens, in the premises of Rashtrapati Bhavan will leaves you spell bind. You are also taken to the magnificent Lotus Temple as well as the Birla Mandir. Evening enjoy the Folk and Tribal dances of India at Paris Anjuman Hall. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Delhi- Mandawa
Drive to Mandawa, an erstwhile fort of Rajput king. Check in to the hotel. The guide takes you to the exquisite village of Shekhawati, here you will be overwhelmed at the sight of the beautiful havelis built in 18th and 19th century. The paintings of deities whom the people worship are worth watching. Walk down the bazaar streets and pick up handicrafts as souvenirs. Also see the painted houses in the region.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Mandawa- Bikaner
Drive to the city of the best breed camels in the world. Visit the Camel Breeding farms, Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace and Fort Museum. The magnificent palace is fabricated in red sandstone and marble is embellished with mirror work, exquisite carvings and paintings, definitely a worth visiting sight.
In the evening you are free to wander in the busy market area. Enjoy shopping at the King Edward memorial the main shopping hub offering diverse variety of products of all ranges, also shop the mouth watering delicacies of Bikaner(spicy snacks and sweets).
Stay in a hotel overnight.
Day 4: Bikaner-Jaisalmer
Morning depart for Jaisalmer. The morning hours will be spent in a spectacular visit to the Jain temples inside the Sonar Quila. The palace inside this fort abode a museum showcasing a rich collection of robes and artifacts from the royal family of Jaisalmer. Afterwards, you are guided to the Patwaon ki haveli, the carved archways and intricately designed latticed windows are worth appreciating. The Gadisar Lake will offer you some memorable views.
Later in afternoon you will be visiting the beautiful Khuri village. Ride on a camel to reach the sunset point to enjoy the sunset. Your stay is arranged in a unique mud accommodation that will definitely gives you a out of this world experience, later in the evening the performance of the local artists and musicians will surely captivate you.
Over night at hotel.
Day 5: Jaisalmer-Manwar
Depart for Manwar. Stay in a tented camp in the middle of the desert. Explore the place on camel back. Visit a typical village of Rajasthan and enjoy a traditional meal there. Manwar offers a unique accommodation of camp with 20 deluxe tents. Enjoy the hospitality offer by the natives there and the beauty and comfort in the tent with the added charm of folk dance and music. Nights are at the camp.
Day 6: Manwar-Luni
Depart for Luni. Check in at the Palace Hotel and be the special guests of the royal family. Enjoy a horse safari or a jeep safari to Fort Chanwa and also wander in the village around the fort. You will be wonder struck at the magnificent sight of Chanwa Fort a masterwork of grace and symmetry in Indian architecture.
Over night stay at the palace hotel.
Day 7: Luni- Jodhpur
Next morning after breakfast proceed for Jodhpur. After reaching, check in the hotel. Head towards the guided tour of Jodhpur City. Mandore gardens, the former capital of Marwar, the view of the amazing memorial and the hall of local heroes of the wars is thoroughly captivating. Visit the grandeur of the Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh fort and Jaswaqnt Thada.
Evenings at leisure, walk along the flourishing spice market here, you are left fascinated by the aroma of the opulent variety of spices. Enjoy shopping at Jodhpur, go for famous tie and dye work, hand woven carpets, leather shoes with embroidery work, and puppets from the Girdikot and Sardar Market.
Day 8: Jodhpur- Mount Abu
Drive to Mount Abu in the morning, Rajasthan’s only hill station perched at an altitude of 1200metres. Visit the famous Delwara Jain temples and enjoy the exquisite carving of the temples dating back to the 11th century. Evenings at leisure, you can freak around in the town or can luxuriate in the recreational activities at hotel.
Over night at hotel.
Day 9: Mount Abu Sightseeing Tour
Morning after typical Rajasthani breakfast visit the exquisite Garumukh Temple, enjoy the intricate carvings at the temples. Later in the evenings take a cruiser to a picturesque Nakki Lake and enjoy boating in the blue water also view sunset at the Sunset Point. Night at the hotel.
Day 10: Mount Abu-Udaipur
Morning reach Udaipur, check in the hotel. Your day trip to the city includes a visit to City Palace, the largest Palace museum of Rajasthan. Take a walk through the colorful Bapu Bazaar and enjoy shopping the delicate silver Jewelry and tie and dye fabrics for which the city is famous. Towards sunset proceed to a cruise on Lake Pichola, and visit the Jag Mandir Palace amidst the lake, the picturesque beauty of the palace will take your breath away.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11: Udaipur Sightseeing
Today you will be undertaking a complete sightseeing tour of the city. Visit the 300-year-old Jagdish Temple and the Royal Cenotaphs of the Rajput kings the Pratap Memorial, a bronze statue of the chivalrous hero, Maharana Pratap riding on the horseback will definitely cherished by you. Also visit Sahelion-ki-bari, luxuriate some time in this embellishing garden where royal ladies use to bask in the green lawns and blue waters. In afternoon visit Fatehsagar Lake and go for a motor boat cruiser.
Evenings drive to Pushkar, overnight at the Pushkar Ciry.
Day 12: Pushkar Sightseeing
Morning after breakfast get ready for your day excursion to Pushkar city. Pushkar retains its sacredness, as Lord Brahma (the Creator) and Saraswati his wife fulfilled a ritual in the lake here. Pay your homage to the divine Brahma temple of the world and also socialize with the local life in the colorful bazaars. If it is the month of October/November then you are lucky to enjoy the world famous cattle fair of Pushkar.
Towards the sunset visit the Pushkar Lake and 52 bathing “ghats” and numerous temples surrounding the lake, also enjoy the sunset view from the lake.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 13: Pushkar-Samode
Drive to Samode Palace. The palace retains its erstwhile ambience and charm. Samode palace has now been converted into a heritage Hotel. Check in the Samode Palace Hotel.
Samode a small village near Jaipur is famous for its beautiful Samode Palace and garden. You will be wonder struck at the building structure of the exquisite Diwan-I-Khas, that still adorned with original paintings and mirror work. During the day, a camel ride through the Samode village and the adjoining countryside is a good idea. Camel ride in Rajasthan is the best way to relax on a sunny morning. Evening hold lot more in its treasures, the hotel organizes a musical evening of folk dances and songs performed by the local artisans. Over night at the hotel.
Day 14: Jaipur Sightseeing
Morning proceed for Jaipur City, after reaching check in the hotel. The guide shall meet you at the hotel to take you to the Pink City tour. Visit the impressive Amber Fort 12 km from Jaipur. At the foothill, mount on the elephant for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate. The ride will lead you to the bygone era of Rajaput Kings. After lunch drive to the Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, City Palace and the in-house Museum. Walk along the bazaars of the “Pink City” and enjoy the colorful life of the city. You will be amazed at the sight of the men and the women folk dressed in the most colorful way, especially ladies adorned with heavy silver jewelry. Enjoy the typical Rajasthani Thali (food) with non-stop servings. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 15: Jaipur-Delhi
Morning after breakfast leave the pink city and drive back to Delhi. After arriving Delhi, on way to airport visit Chatterpur Temple, the most beautiful temple dedicated to Goddess Durga, pay your homage at the temple and drive to the airport to board flight for your onward destination.