Duration : 07 Night / 08 Days
Destinations covered : Udaipur, Mount Abu, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer,Mandawa
Folklore of heroism and romance resound from the formidable monuments that majestically stand to tell the tale of a bygone era. The magic of vibrant Rajasthan - its rich heritage, colourful culture, exciting desert safaris, shining sand-dunes, amazing variety lush forests and varied wildlife - makes it a destination nonpareil. Rajasthan is often portrayed as one vast open-air museum, with its relics so well preserved that it delights even the most skeptical traveler.
It is an incredible destination for the outdoor-tourist - take a safari on horses, camels, elephants or even in jeeps, with the Aravalis - India's oldest mountain range as the backdrop. Feast your eyes on spectacular sand-dunes, take the tiger trail, or just watch the birds in the wetlands. You can also choose to pamper yourself in the lavish heritage properties. Rajasthan has something for everyone - one just has to choose an activity appropriate to one's temperament.
Rajasthan Tour Itinerary
Come and luxuriate in the princely state of Rajasthan with its entire splendor lying in its beautiful cities, magnificent forts and palaces.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi/Mumbai/Udaipur
You can arrive at Mumbai or Delhi airport, both are the gateway to India. From there board a flight straight to Udaipur, where our tour representative will receive you with a warm and traditional welcome. You are then driven to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02: Udaipur City Sightseeing
The city of Dawn, Udaipur is an enchanting land around the pale blue lake, fringed in by the lush hills of the Aravallis. A vision in white drenched in romance and elegance, Udaipur is a delightful blend of sights, sound and experiences and enlightenment for the imagination of poets, painters and writers. After breakfast at the hotel, you are guided for a day trip to Udaipur- visiting City Palace Museum one of the richest palace in whole India, Jagdish Temples and the gardens called Sahelion Ki Bari. Afternoon is at your leisure, you can either explore the colorful Bapu bazaars or can relax in hotel room. Towards sunset proceed on a cruise on Lake Pichola, and visit the Jag Mandir Palace.Over night at hotel.
Day 03 : Udaipur/Mount Abu
Next morning proceeds towards Mount Abu to explore the contrast of desert-the solitary hill station in Rajasthan. Perched at a highest of 1200m, it is an abode to a number of Jain temples and is one of the most important Jain pilgrimages. Check in the hotel, after lunch pay a visit to the Delwara Jain temple complex, which houses temples dating back to the 11th century. Later in the evening enjoy a picturesque cruise in Nakki Lake followed by viewing the sunset from the sunset point. Dinner at the hotel followed by overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Mount Abu/Jodhpur
After breakfast start your tour for Jodhpur, by early afternoon you are in Jodhpur, proceed for a sight trip after lunch. You are taken to the erstwhile capital of Marwar the Mandore gardens. The most striking part is the spectacle view of the marvelous cenotaphs and the hall of local heroes of the wars. As you stroll around the booming spice market here, you are left bewitched by the fragrance of the opulent variety of spices and the temptation of purchasing some. Later in the evening drive back to Jodhpur to zest the splendor of the Umaid Bhawan Palace, which is still occupied by the royal family of Jodhpur. Back to your hotel to retire for the night.
Day 05: Jodhpur/Jaisalmer
Arrive at Jaisalmer, after getting fresh up start your day trip for Jaisalmer. You will start you tour by visiting incredible Jain temples inside the Sonar Quila (the fort). The palace situated inside this fortification treasures a museum exhibiting the royal collection of dresses of the Rajput Kings and also the artifacts from the royal family of Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is more famous for the intricate designs of its unique havelis. You are guided to the Patwaon ki haveli and some more havelis that are illustrated by abstruse designed latticed windows. By evening you will be visiting another attraction of the town that is the Gadisar Lake, a worth visiting sight. Over night at hotel.
Day 06 : Jaisalmer /Desert Camps
Next morning your full day trip is planned for the exciting Sam or Khuri village. Here you can luxuriate in the small village by boarding a camel cart ride to reach the nearby sunset point on the sand dunes. There is also a camel safari waiting for you to explore the interiors of the Jaisalmer desert. For night your stay is arranged in the fabulous accommodations- mud huts or Tents, representing the typical Rajasthani culture added by the charm of cultural programs preformed by the local artists and musicians, definitely out of this world experience.
Day 07 : Jaisalmer/Mandawa
After enjoying a desert night at Jaisalmer next morning after breakfast proceed towards Mandawa and upon arrival check in at your hotel. After relaxing for some time the guide will take you to the exquisite small village of Shekhawati, an important caravansary of the years gone by. The place is embellished by many ravishing havelis of 18th and 19th century built by the rich and the famous merchants. One can also get to know about the daily life of the desert people and their holy deities through the paintings on the walls of the havelis.Night at Mandawa followed by the dinner.
Day 08: Mandawa/Delhi
Next morning after breakfast drive to Delhi. By afternoon you are at your departing destination. Evening at your leisure, you can hop around the bustling markets of metropolitan or can enjoy the recreational activities at the hotel. Night depart to the airport for your next destination.