Rajasthan Heritage Tour Itinerary
|Tour Name:||Rajasthan Heritage Travel Package|
|Tour Duration:||08 Nights / 09 Days|
|Destination Covered:||Delhi – Mandawa – Nawalgarh – Khimsar – Jodhpur – Rohet Garh – Jaipur|
|Tour Price:||On Request/- Enquire Now|
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.
Mandawa: 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: Explore Shekhawati region – Mukandgarh, Dundlod & Nawalgarh
Today after breakfast we drive around the small townships of the Shekhawati region to see the Frescoed Havelis and to experience the local lifestyle in a semi-arid desert region Options of Camel Safari in the evening we check in at the Desert resort – a Rajasthani desert village created with modern facilities to experience local rural lifestyle. Overnight stay at 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 colorful 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: The 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 03: Nawalgarh – Khimsar
Today after breakfast, Drive 250 kms through the desert to the 18th Century Khimsar Fort – one of the best Heritage hotels in Rajasthan. On the way we will visit the medivial Jain and Hindu temples at Osiyan. Night halt in the eighteenth century Khimsar Fort.
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 04: Khimsar – Jodhpur – Mehrangarh Fort – Rohet Garh/100 Km-3 Hrs
Today we travel 95 kms to Jodhpur on the eastern fringe of the Thar Desert we will spend the day sightseeing at Jodhpur, which. was founded in 1459 A.D and became the capital of erstwhile Marwar State.
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 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 Songlines” and William Dalrymple began “City of Djinns”. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Rohet Garh – Jaipur/ 335 Km- 6 Hrs
Today we will leave Historical place Rohetgarh for next destination “Jaipur”. On arrival at Jaipur, check into hotel. Evening free for relex or can scroll on market. Overnight stay at Jaipur.
Day 06: 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), sandalwood carving items, beautiful stone carvings etc.
Day 07: Jaipur – Delhi
Today A short farewell for Rajasthan, we will move towards Delhi. On arrival at Delhi, check into hotel and overnight stay at Delhi.
Day 08: Delhi City Tour
Today we are fully packed for Delhi Local city tour including lotus temple, Akshardham temple, Chandni Chawk market, Kutub Minar etc. overnight stay at Delhi.
Day 09: Delhi Departure
After breakfast, we will drop you at the airport/railway station for your onward journey.