Colorful Rajasthan Tour
Duration: 12Nights / 13Days
Places Covered: Delhi | Sariska National Park | Ranthambor | Sawai Madhopur | Jaipur | Bikaner |Jaisalmer| Udaipur | Jodhpur | Pushker| Ajmer | Jaipur | Delhi
Day 01:Delhi- Sariska/ 271 Km/ 4 Hrs
On arrival at Delhi Airport/ Railway station, our Namaste India Representative will greet you and later drive to Sariska- A National Park. Upon arrival check in at hotel. We take jungle safari to Sariska Tiger Reserve which has characteristics Fauna of dry zone and antelopes, deer, caracal, jungle cat, hyena, jackal with plenty of birds in the natural valley. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02:Sariska- Ranthambore
Morning after breakfast transfer to Ranthambore, check into hotel, after lunch visit to Ranthambhor National Park. (Entrance fee to National Park are extra).
Day 03: Ranthambore- Sawai Madhopur- Jaipur
Morning after breakfast, transfer to Jaipur. Enroute Visit Sawai Madhopur and check into hotel on arrival at Jaipur. Evening free for shopping and for scroll on the city. Overnight stay at Jaipur.
Day 04: Jaipur- City Tour
This morning, after breakfast, visits the ancient capital of the Kachhawaha Rajputs, Amer. One can take an elephant ride or the jeep ride upto the fort. Thereafter, enjoy a photo-stop at Hawa Mahal – the Palace of Winds. Later, visit the City Palace and the apartment housing museums with an array of textiles, costumes, arms, weapons and paintings and finally visit Jantar Mantar, the observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh-II. The founder of Jantar Mantar is Maharaja Jai Singh II, he had built Jantar Mantar in five different locations of India, out of which Jantar Mantar at Jaipur is the largest. The observatories, or ‘Jantar Mantar’ as they are commonly known, incorporate multiple buildings of unique form, each with a specialized function for astronomical measurement.
Later you are free to enjoy shopping in the local market. The market of Jaipur will delight you with the exotic blue pottery, the batik painting, block printed textiles of Sanganer and Bagru, tie and dye fabrics, Mojari – (the local shoe), sandal wood carving items, beautiful stone carvings etc.
Day 05:Jaipur- Bikaner/ 335 KM- 6 HRS
Today After breakfast drive to Bikaner, Enroute visit Deshnok Temple and Camel-breeding Farm just before Bikaner. Overnight stay at Bikaner.
Day 06: Bikaner- Jaisalmer/ 329 KM- 5.5 HRS
Morning half Day visit fabulous Junagarh Fort & Lalgarh Palace and proceed for Jaisalmer.Visit Kheechan on the way, and reach Jaisalmer Check-in at hotel in Jaisalmer. Overnight stay at Jaisalmer.
Day 07: Jaisalmer –Local sightseeing
Visit Jaisalmer Fort & Museum after breakfast. Also see the Jain Temple. Take a walk through the back streets to the Patwon ki Haveli & Kothari Haveli. After lunch proceed to Kuldhera – an abandoned habitation, and then to Sam Sand Dunes. Here camp stay will be provided with folk dance and songs with Rajasthani Dinner.
Sam Sand Dunes:
Sam sand dunes are becoming the major attraction in Jaisalmer. This is the closest place from where you can lose yourself in ‘the Great Thar Desert’. Sam has a truly magnificent stretch of sweeping dunes, with sparse or no vegetation.
Day 08: Jaisalmer- Pokhran- Jodhpur/307 KM-6 HRS
Morning after breakfast transfer to Jodhpur, The Sun City. On the way to Jodhpur, you can have your lunch at Fort Pokaran which literally means the palace of five mirages. Enroute you can also visit Bishnoi Villages where people believe in conserving natural environment and animal hunting is banned there. You can spot numerous deer in Bishnoi Village. Arrive Jodhpur and get assisted check into the hotel. After taking some rest in the hotel we begin the city tour of Jodhpur which comprises of visit to the impressive Mehrangarh Fort – This magnificent fort was built in the 15th century and has seven gates which still witness marks of the battle fought by armies of Jodhpur to protect their people, Jaswant Thada – Looks like a temple, this white marble was constructed in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, last but not to miss is Umaid Bhawan Palace – This stunning palace which today also serves as the residence to the royal family and a part of it is transformed into a luxurious hotel. Evening is free to relax and overnight stay is in Jodhpur.
Day 09: Jodhpur – Udaipur/ (270 kms / 05 hrs)
Morning after breakfast transfer to Udaipur, A beautiful romantic city also known as the City of Lakes”. Enroute visit Ranakpur Jain Temples – These temples were built in the 15 century during the rule of Rana Kumbha and today the temples are one of the most sacred places for Jainism. The main temple to visit is Chaumukha Temple or four faced temple. Upon arrival, a warm greeting awaits you at the hotel check into the hotel. Evening you can enjoy boat ride on the beautiful Lake Pichola. Overnight stay is at hotel in Udaipur.
Day 10: Udaipur City Tour
Today we are fully packed with Udaipur Sightseeing. After breakfast proceed to explore the attractions of the city including City Palace, Sahelion Ki Baari, Lake Pichhola, Jagdish Temple, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Dolls Museum and Fateh Sagar Lake. Overnight stay at Udaipur.
Day 11:Udaipur- Pushkar/283 KM/ 5-30 HRS)
Morning after breakfast drive by surface to Pushkar. On arrival check into hotel. Afternoon proceed for sightseeing tour of Dargah (Indian’s Macca) in Ajmer and Lord Brahma Temple at Pushkar. This little town is hugely known for the “Pushkar Fair’ (where the mass trading of camels takes place), “the Lord Brahma Temple”, a “picturesque lake’ and “camel fair”. Rest of the day free for leisure activities. Overnight at hotel
Day 12:Pushkar- Ajmer- Jaipur/ 132 KM-3 HRS
Morning after breakfast transfer to Jaipur. Enroute stop for worship of saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti who came with Muhammad Ghori from Persia in 1192 settled here. Thus the place where he was buried is today known as the Dargah Sharif. Later drive to Jaipur. Evening free for shopping. At night we are set for local cousins, music and dance at Chawki Dhani. Overnight stay at Jaipur.
Day 13: Jaipur- Delhi Departure:272/ 6 HRS)
Morning after breakfast, drive to Delhi for your onwards journey. Tour ends here.