Day 01 Delhi
Pick-up at the airport and transfer to the hotel, where you will have
breakfast. A guided sightseeing tour of Delhi is in store for the day.
The highlights of the tour are Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar,
Rajghat, India Gate, Mughal Gardens in Rashtrapati Bhavan, Lotus Temple
and Birla Mandir. In the evening, there are folk and tribal dances of
India for you to enjoy. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02 Mandawa
Drive to Mandawa and check in at the hotel. Then, you will be given a
guided tour to Shekhawati village, 18th and 19th century painted Havelis
and houses and paintings of deities. Explore the markets for some
handicraft souvenirs. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03 Bikaner
Drive to Bikaner and see the city highlights including the Camel
Breeding farms, Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace and Fort Museum. Spend
the evening at leisure. You may shop and explore the markets for
souvenirs and taste traditional delicacies of Bikaner. Overnight stay at
Day 04 Jaisalmer
In the morning, drive to Jaisalmer, where you will visit Jain temples,
Fort Palace Museum, Patwaon ki haveli and Gadisar Lake with a guide. In
the afternoon, visit the Khuri village from where you will ride on a
camel to the Sunset Point. Sam sand dunes look captivating at sunset.
Overnight stay in typical mud huts of Rajasthan, where you can enjoy
folk and cultural performances of the native dancers and musicians till
Day 05 Manwar
Drive to Manwar and experience the true desert life here. Here, you
will stay in tented camps and enjoy a camel ride. You will also get to
see the typical village of Rajasthan and enjoy traditional Rajasthani
cuisine. Mingle with warm and friendly natives and enjoy cultural
performances and folk music and dances in the night.
Day 06 Luni
Drive to Luni and receive a warm royal welcome at the hotel. Opt for a
camel or jeep safari to visit Fort Chanwa and the nearby village.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Luni.
Day 07 Jodhpur
After breakfast, drive to Jodhpur and check in at the hotel to freshen
up. Then, there is a guided sightseeing tour of the city. Its highlights
are Mandore gardens, Royal Cenotaphs, Hall of Local Heroes, Umaid Bhawan
Palace, Mehrangarh fort and Jaswant Thada. You can spend evening at
leisure and may like to exlore the famous spice market here or go for
shopping and buy souvenirs such as tie and dye apparels, hand-woven
carpets, embroidered leather shoes and puppets.
Day 08 Mount Abu
Drive to Mount Abu in the morning. Mount Abu is the only hiss station
of Rajasthan and famous for 11th century Jain Dilwara Temples. Visit the
temples and then spend the evening at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09 Mount Abu
After a traditional Rajasthani breakfast, visit the Garumukh Temple
with intricate carvings. In the evening enjoy a boat ride in the placide
calm waters of the Nakki Lake and enjoy sunset views at the Sunset
Point. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10 Udaipur
Drive to Udaipur and check in at the hotel. The guided sightseeing tour
of the city has City Palace and its museum, colorful Bapu Bazaar with
silver jewelry and tie and dye fabrics as its specialties, a boat ride
on Lake Pichola at sunset and visit to Jag Mandir Palace as its
highlights. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11 Udaipur
Yet another day devoted to sightseeing in Udaipur. The highlights of
the day will be 300-year-old Jagdish Temple, the Royal Cenotaphs, the
Pratap Memorial, Sahelion-ki-bari and cruising through Fatehsagar Lake
in a motor boat cruiser. In the evening, drive to Pushkar, where you
will stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 12 Pushkar
After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour of holy city of Pushkar.
Take a holy dip in the Pushkar Lake and visit the only Brahma temple in
the world. Explore the bazaars. In October/November, you can also see
the world-famous Pushkar cattle fair. The sunset view of Pushkar Lake
with its 52 bathing Ghats and innumerable temples is overwhelming.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 13 Samode
Drive to Samode, where you can visit the elegant and sophisticated
Samode Palace that has now been turned into a heritage hotel. One can
still see the original paintings and mirror work in Diwan-I-Khas. You
can also enjoy a camel ride through the Samode village. In the evening,
enjoy folk dance and music performances by the local artisans. Overnight
stay at the hotel.
Day 14 Jaipur
In the morning, drive to Jaipur. After freshening up at the hotel, go
for a guided sightseeing tour of the Pink City. The highlights of the
day will be a royal elephant ride to Amber Fort. After lunch, visit Hawa
Mahal, Jantar Mantar, City Palace and its museum and explore the
colorful bazaars of Jaipur. Traditionally dressed Rajasthani men and
women and typical Rajasthani cuisine will be cherished by you for a long
time to come. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 15 Delhi
After breakfast, drive back to Delhi. Visit Chattarpur Temple before
you are transferred to airport to catch flight for onward destination.