Day 01 Jaipur
You will be welcomed at the airport and transferred to your hotel at
Jaipur. After a tasty Rajasthani breakfast, you will go on a sightseeing
tour of Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. The highlights of the tour are
Jantar Mantar, City Palace and its museum and Hawa Mahal. In the
evening, go on an excursion to Amer Fort and ride an elephant to its
gate like the kings and queens of the past. You can also explore the
bazaars of Jaipur for blue enameled pottery, tie and dye fabrics and
handicrafts or spend the rest of the evening at leisure. Overnight stay
at the hotel.
Day 02 Bikaner
In the morning, leave for Bikaner, where you will check in at the
hotels on arrival. Visit the world-famous Camel Breeding Farm, where you
can ride the camels and even taste the camel's milk. You may also visit
the palaces and parks of the city and explore the markets for
camel-leather-items such as purses and embroidered 'jooties' (slippers).
Spicy Bikaneri snacks are also a favorite among the tourists. Overnight
stay in the hotel.
Day 03 Bikaner/Jaisalmer
In the morning, you will once again explore more about Bikaner and
relish the breakfast consisting of typical Bikaneri delicacies. The
highlight of the day will be Junagarh Fort that has been invincible due
to its colossal walls. You will then, drive to Jaisalmer and check in
the hotel. You will also see the famous Patwon-ki-Haveli, which is
unique with its blue roof, arched balconies and rows of intricately
carved peacocks. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaisalmer.
Day 04 Jaisalmer
Know more about Jaisalmer and the throbbing heart of Thar Desert by
visiting the famous Desert Festival of Jaisalmer after breakfast. The
highlights of the event are folk dance, music and cultural performances
and unique contests such as the turban-tying contest and Mr. Desert
contest. You will also visit the Jaisalmer Fort and Jain Temples on this
day, followed by a ride to Sam Sand Dunes at sunset, where you can enjoy
the camel ride and witness the live music and dance performances by some
of the most talented native artists. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05 Jodhpur
Leave for Jodhpur and check in at the hotel on arrival. The highlights
of the sightseeing tour of the city, scheduled for this day, are a visit
to the Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada and Umaid Bhawan Palace that
serves as private residence of the royal family in part and as heritage
hotel and a museum too. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 06 Mount Abu
Drive to Mount Abu, the only hill station of Rajasthan, situated at an
altitude of 1200 m. 11th century Delwara Jain Temples, sparkling blue
Nakki Lake and views from the Sunset Point are the highlights of Mount
Abu that you must not miss. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07 Udaipur
After breakfast, drive to Udaipur, visiting Ranakpur temples with their
beautiful carvings and the marble complex of Adinath shrine that has
1444 columns enroute. Check in and overnight stay in the hotel at
Day 08 Udaipur
Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast before going on an excursion to Kumbhalgarh
Fort, 64 km from Udaipur. This fort has been invincible too because of
its inaccessibility and strategic location. From here, you can have
wonderful views of all the surrounding areas and its 36 km long walls
are so thick that eight horses can stand on it side by side. The other
highlights of the sightseeing tour of the day are the City Palace and
its museum with a very rich collection and the famous peacock square,
the miniature painting school and temples of Nagada and Eklingji.
Day 09 Udaipur
A boat ride on Lake Pichola in early morning is quite captivating.
Drive back to your destination in the afternoon, where the tour ends.