Rajasthan Heritage Tour
|Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days
Places Covered: Delhi | Samode| Nawalgarh | Mandawa | Khimsar | RohetGarh | Jaipur | Agra
|Day 01 : Delhi – Mandawa/ 256 Km- 5 HRS
On arrival at Delhi, Namaste India Trip Representative will greet you and Drive to Mandawa in Rajasthan. Check in at a heritage hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Mandwa: In the heart of the Shekhawati region of Rajsthan lies the beautiful small town Mandawa, known throughout the state for its forts and Havelis. Mandawa is situated in the north Indian state of Rajasthan around 190 km from Jaipur, the capital of the state.
Day 4 : Mandawa: Explore Shekhawati region – Mukandgarh, Dundlod & Nawalgarh
Nawalgarh: Founded in 18th century by Nawal Singh, it contains some of the finest frescos in the whole of Shekhawati region. It is an interesting destination for a 1 day/ 1 night stay, especially because of the colourful bazaar and numerous havelis that has some of the elaborate architecture. Few prominent havelis are Anandilal Poddar Haveli, Aath Haveli, Hodh Raj Patodia Haveli, etc. The Palace also has an art gallery; in which registered paintings are displayed.
Dundlod: fort is a blend of the Rajput and Mughal art and architecture. The Diwan- e- Khas (Hall of private audience) has stained glass windows, fine antiques and an impressive library. The zenana quarters are on the 1st floor featuring exquisite decors and furniture. The fort is converted into a cozy and comfortable abode.
Day 05: Nawalgarh – Khimsar
The Khimsar nestles amidst sand dunes that seem to roll into eternity. Fortunately, access is only by jeep, camel or horseback. It is truly remote, rural and romantic! Rustic in appearance, in consonance with the surroundings, these luxurious huts have been deliberately designed to be eco-friendly. Come savour the tranquility of the Thar desert in all its majesty! The mini-lake that appears out of nowhere seems to be just a mirage.
Day 06: Khimsar- Jodhpur- Mehrangarh Fort- Rohetgarh/100 Km-3 Hrs
Tour the 15th century majestic Mehrangarh Fort – One of the most formidable, in fort studded Rajasthan. It has an interesting museum and decorated palace apartments besides a lot more. Latter visit the immense Umed Bhawan Palace museum, and the the royal cenotaphs at Jaswant Thada.
Driving 40 Kms south, we check in for the night at the 18 th Century Castle hotel called Rohetgarh, Much favoured for its atmosphere, it was here that Bruce Chatwin wrote “The Song lines” and William Dalrymple began “City of Djinns”. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 07: Rohetgarh- Jaipur/ 335 Km- 6 Hrs
Day 08: Jaipur City Tour
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 09: Jaipur – Delhi
Day 10: Delhi City Tour
Day 11: Delhi Departure