Rajasthan Safari Tour
Duration: 09 Days / 10 Nights
Places Covered: Delhi- Mandawa – Bikaner -Khimsar – Jaisalmer –Jodhpur– Rohetgarh – Udaipur
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 Rajasthan 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 02: Mandawa – Bikaner/ 193-4 HRS
Morning After breakfast drive to Bikaner. Check in at a hotel on arrival. Later visit local sightseeing. Overnight stay.
Tour the Junagarh Fort that was built by Raja Rai Singh; see the Lalgarh Palace that was constructed by Maharaja Ganga Singhji. The other attractions you may tour the Camel Breeding Farm, Karni Mata Temple etc. Stay overnight at the hotel in Bikaner.
BIKANER- If ever beauty has bloomed in a desert, it has been at Bikaner. Founded in 1488 AD by Rao Bika Ji, it’s located in North West part of Rajasthan state in INDIA. The imposing palaces, beautiful and richly sculptured temples of red and yellow sand stones display some of the finest creations of Rajput civilization. It’s lust for “dessert” or affection for “desert” that tickles every heart to visit Bikaner.
Day 03: Bikaner – Khimsar / 155 Km- 3.5 HRS
After Breakfast, Drive to Khimsar. Check in at the Khimsar Fort for an overnight stay. Tour the Junagarh Fort and other attractions before retiring for the night at the Khimsar Fort. Khimsar History, leisure, desert adventure, sports, wildlife safaris and historic sightseeing tours make it a “complete” holiday destination”. Perched on the edge of the Great Thar Desert in the heart of rural India lies this unique 16th-century fort that offers experience after exhilarating experience. Hundreds of years of history unfold as you glance at its battle-scarred walls and stroll down its ramparts. You are not prepared for the beauty, the grandeur, the layout or the magnificence of this castle even as you approach it through sand dunes and narrow countryside roads. It suddenly hits you on a blind corner. Come and savour the experience…
Day 04: Khimsar – Jaisalmer/ 288 Km- 7 HRS
The morning takes you to Jaisalmer via Osian – an oasis in the desert. A drive to this ancient township takes one past undulating terrain, punctuated by desert stretches and little hamlets, Osian has 15 beautifully sculpted Jain and Brahma temples. On arrival check-in at the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 05: Jaisalmer
Day five, the Rajasthan Tour brings you to the desert city of Jaisalmer. Explore the stupendous Jaisalmer Fort that houses the entire township within its protective ramparts and the magnificent havelis such as Patwon-ki-haveli and Salim Singh-Ki-Haveli that are over centuries old. The evening is reserved for a visit to the Sam Sand Dunes that give you the taste of the Thar Desert at its majestic best. Enjoy camel safaris as well as cultural programmes. Overnight stay at Camp.
Day 06: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur/ 307 Km-8 HRS
The morning takes you to Jodhpur where you check in at a hotel. After lunch, visit the Mehrangarh Fort, which is set a top a 125 meter high hill. Explore the Jaswant Thada Memorial- a cluster of royal cenotaphs built in 1899 AD in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 07: Jodhpur – Rohetgarh
In the morning we drive to Rohetgarh and check-in at hotel on arrival. In the afternoon, proceed on a safari to Bishnoi Villages to explore these environmentalists’ distinct way of life that hasn’t been tarred with modernity. Also visit the villages of craftsmen – potters, weavers, and metal-ware. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 08: Rohetgarh – Udaipur
Morning after breakfast, drive towards Udaipur en-route visiting Ranakpur Jain Temples that are renowned for their exquisite carved work in marble and a centre for Jain pilgrimage as well. On arrival at Udaipur, check into a hotel for overnight stay.
Day 09 : Udaipur
The city of lakes- Udaipur is a fascinating city to explore. With its intriguing blend of sights, sounds and experience- Udaipur is a tourist’s delight. Enjoy a boat ride on the placid waters of Lake Pichola and in the afternoon and visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Sahelion-Ki-Bari and Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum as well as the island palaces of Jag Mandir and Jag Niwas. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10: Udaipur Departure
Today a farewell from Desert, as we will drop you at railway station/ Airport.