|Duration:||10 Days / 9 Nights||Language:||Hindi English Rajasthani|
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||Best Time to Visit:||Jan Feb Mar Oct Nov Dec|
|Primary Activities:||Boating Camel Safari Camping Culture Tour Heritage Walk Historical Nature Walk Temple Tours Village Tour||Other Activities:||Art and Handicraft Elephant Safari Food Safari Photography|
|Nearest City:||Jaipur Udaipur Ranakpur Jodhpur Jaisalmer Mandawa||Nearest Airport:||Indira Gandhi International Airport ( Delhi DEL )|
|Nearest Railway Station:||New Delhi ( NDLS )||Activity Level:||Basic|
|Traveler:||Domestic||Transportation:||Taxi Service is also available from Delhi & Rajasthan Book a Taxi (095 83 83 83 83)|
|Trip Code:||Raj/Jai/adm/039||Wild Tour:||Desert Adventures Family Group Weekend|
Royal Rajasthan narrates the story of warriors, their chivalry, glory and romance. It is a state with a rich heritage, a colorful culture, thrilling deserts, glistening sand-dunes, lush forests, tribal’s and exotic wildlife. The region is a true tourist paradise and is home to the most fascinating havelis-fort, Temples and palaces and an astounding number of wildlife sanctuaries. The land of many legends, tales of valor and sacrifices, Rajasthan has most of the wide and inhospitable Thar Desert (also known as the "Rajasthan Desert" and "Great Indian Desert").
Upon your arrival at Delhi Airport/ Railway station, you will be drive for Mandawa. Upon your arrival check in the hotel. The heart of the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan, is located the beautiful small town Mandawa, known throughout the state for its forts and havelis. The structures of this place remind one of the cultural and social hotspot this place. Evening is to be at leisure. Overnight stay at Mandawa.
After morning breakfast you will start visit around Mandawa and Shekhawati region. This region is famous for the various havelis, which are extravagantly carved and painted. Later drive to Bikaner en route visiting Fatehpur, the town once ruled by the Muslims. Here one must look out for the Devra and Singhania Havelis, enjoy the village walk and see how the clay potteries are made by Indian potters. The most important places to see are Chokhani, Ladia, Binsidhar Newatia, and Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli. Another haveli, the Binsidhar Newatia Haveli, is known for its curious paintings. Upon your arrive at Bikaner and check-in at the hotel. In the evening, travel to a nearby farm and enjoy an evening of traditional Rajasthani food, music and dance. Overnight stay at Bikaner.
After having morning breakfast start visit the Bikaner city. It is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and a mosque. It was founded by Raja Rai Singh. The fort is distinguished by its long range of 37 pavilions. A line of balconies and aerial windows of varying designs. An enormous arched doorway leads to the Jormal temple. This temple is mainly famous for wall paintings and usta art. The temple is built of red sandstone and is divided in three floors. One can see the skyline of Bikaner by climbing to the topmost floor of this temple. After visiting the beautiful place then you will be depart for Jaisalmer. En route you will visit “Deshnoke Temple.” This temple is dedicated to the mystic Karni Mata. The huge silver gates of the temple and the marble carvings, the temple is infested with holy rats. During you stroll around the temple rats play leapfrog over your bare feet. Later drive to Jaisalmer. The Jaisalmer is known as "The Golden city". Upon your arrival check-in to the hotel. Overnight stay at Jaisalmer.
Today morning breakfast you will start visit the various Havelis. They are known for exquisite work of the Silavats (Stone carvers) of Jaisalmer. It attained its peak of excellence during the 18th and the 19th centuries, rivaling the quality of the carved marble of the Taj Mahal. Among the other famous havelis are the Patwon ki haveli (House of the Brocade Merchants), Nathmalji ki haveli (The mansion ofNathmalji), and the Salim Singh haveli. Wander through Jaisalmer’s narrow lanes and visit the small silversmith’s shops, and the stalls selling leather craft goods. Afternoon start visits the Sam Sand Dunes, this is a typical ethnic village situated 40 kilometers from Jaisalmer known for its decorated mud thatched buildings. Visitors are attracted here by shifting sand dunes, which are some 80 meters, and the high, and you will enjoy a brilliant sunset with sun dipping into the dunes on the horizon as the sand sparkles in the fading sunlight. To get a taste of nomadic life, ride camels out into the desert (approx 2.5 hours) to watch the sun set behind the rippling sand dunes. Sleep under the open sky on cots with mattress and blankets, the camel drivers cook up a typical Rajasthani meal as you relax and maybe sing songs with the camel boys around the camp fire.
After having breakfast start drive for Jodhpur Jodhpur is at the edge of the Thar Desert and is the largest city in Rajasthan after Jaipur. Upon your arrival check-in at hotel. In the afternoon visit Mehrangarh Fort is situated 400 feet above the city and is enclosed by imposing thick walls. There are seven gates, which include Jayapol (meaning 'victory'), built by Maharaja Man Singh to commemorate his victories over Jaipur and Bikaner armies. In the evening visit local market of Sadar Bazaar, one of the oldest markets in India. Built around a clock tower amid spice and vegetable markets, juice sellers and sari materials, Sadar Bazaar also has numerous vendors with selling carts. Overnight stay at Jodhpur.
After having morning breakfast start drive to Udaipur en route visiting Ranakpur. The town houses the wonderful 3 temples of the Jain. The unforgettable main Temple dedicated to Adinatha the first Tirthankar (1439), is built in marble and took 65 years to complete. It is one of the five holy Jain pilgrimage centers, and has one of the best temple complexes. Upon your arrival in Udaipur, check in hotel. The Udaipur is the historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar in the former Rajputana Agency. The Sisodia clan of Rajputs ruled the Mewar and its capital were shifted from Chittorgarh to Udaipur after founding city of Udaipur by Maharana Uday Singh. Overnight stay at Udaipur.
After having breakfast start visits the City Palace. Visit the city palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki Bari (Queen's resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal (Folk art museum). Also visit the bazaar areas Hathipol, Chetak Circle, Clock Tower Palace Road, Bapur Bazar and the city market. You get talk toys, brightly colored garments, tie and dye sarees and turbans, hand painted textiles, cane furniture as well as local silver jewelery. In the evening enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola (on your own). The lake is surrounded by splendid hills, palace, temples, bathing Ghats and embankments. Visit the Island Palace Jag Niwas which is beautifully set in the Lake. Overnight stay at the Udaipur.
After having breakfast start drive to Ajmer. Upon your arrival check in hotel. After refresh, you start visit the Tomb of the Sufi Saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti and the Dargah Sharif and is also the base for visiting Pushkar (11 km), an ancient Hindu pilgrimage city, famous for the temple of Brahma. The city was founded by the Chauhan ruler, Aiaipal, during the 11th century and is dominated by The Taragarh Fort built by Prithviraj Chauhan. Overnight stay at Ajmer.
After breakfast start drive for Jaipur. Upon arrival check in hotel. After having refresh leave for half day city tour of Jaipur and visit the City Palace and Museum. Walk to the adjacent Jantar Mantar- an astronomical observatory. Drive past the Hawa Mahal is known as “Palace of winds” or “Palace of the Breeze” this is Built of red and pink sandstone. Overnight stay is at Jaipur.
Today early start visit the Amber fort, built in the 16th century. Enjoy an Elephant ride at Amber (on your own). In the afternoon depart for Delhi. On arrival in Delhi you will be transferred to airport / railway station for your onward journey.