PLACES TO VISIT: Delhi - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Mandawa - Jaipur - Delhi
Day 01: Arrive Delhi to Jaipur
Arrive Delhi in the morning, our representative will meet you proceed to Jaipur. On arrival, check in to your hotel. You can choose to relax in your hotel or head out for a little exploration of your own.
In the evening, we suggest you take a trip to visit the ever famous Chokhi Dhani and experience a motely of recreational activities all spread over a sprawling 12.5 acres. Enjoy some soothing music and dance performances. Chokhi Dhani is best known for its luxurious spread of delectable Rajasthan specialties that are a treat to your taste buds. Enjoy the many other activities that include palm reading, astrology, camel and elephant rides. Go for a ride on the Ferris wheel or enjoy the train ride.
After a truly fun-filled evening, head back to your hotel to relax. Tomorrow we embark on our journey to Jodhpur.
Day 02: Jaipur - Jodhpur
After a breakfast, it's time to head to the Blue City, Jodhpur. A rhapsody in blue, Jodhpur greets you with lines of houses all painted in the same color.
Home to the mighty Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan. The old city is surrounded by a 10 km long wall, which has 101 bastions and seven gates. Mehrangarh Fort that stands perpendicular to a steep hill is among the best in India with exquisitely latticed windows in residential complexes
Then Move to Jaswant Thada, a royal cenotaph built in white marble. Later enjoy the spirit of Jodhpur through its local market. Return to your hotel for a wholesome meal and sound sleep..
Day 03: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
After a hearty breakfast, we proceed to the desert city, Jaisalmer, which finds throngs of Indian and foreign tourists every year. Once known as a sleepy desert city, Jaisalmer today has bounced back almost from the dead to become a tourist destination to be reckoned with. Famous for its carved havelis (grand mansions), Jaisalmer is a marvel of rich Rajasthani culture. After reaching Jaisalmer, check into your hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Jaisalmer
After breakfast today, we take you to a day sightseeing tour of the city. Stop by at the stunning Jain temples inside the Sonar Quila. The Quila or the fort houses the palace museum that houses a rich collection of imperial dresses and artifacts of the royal family of Jaisalmer.
Patwaon-ki-Haveli is best known for its latticed window and impressively convoluted architecture. Next stop is Gadisar Lake, which is a clean lake with charming surroundings where you can enjoy a boat ride. Later, in the evening, we drive 40 km from Jaisalmer to the Sunset Point and Sam Sand Dunes. You can enjoy a camel ride /camel cart ride at this place.
Return to Jaisalmer after an enjoyable day out. Sleep in to embark on your journey to Bikaner tomorrow.
Day 05: Jaisalmer - Bikaner
Our stop today is Bikaner where we check in at the hotel for an overnight stay. Its imposing palaces, forts and stunning temples with great architecture boast of the finesse of the Rajput civilization and makes Bikaner a fine tourist spot.
Today, we visit the Junagarh Fort that boasts of intricate constructions with influences from Mughal, Gujarati, and Rajput style of architecture. It is believed that the formidable fort once bred crocodiles in the moat surrounding it. Another stop are the Bhandasar Jain Temples, which are intricately designed with sculpted pillars, frescos, and gold leaf work.
Enjoy sunset views of the desert as your ride a camel and also get a chance to taste its milk at the world-famous National Camel Breeding Farm.
Rest well for the day to follow that will take you to another enticing destination.
Day 06: Bikaner - Mandawa
Early in the morning, check-out from the hotel and transfer to Mandawa.
One of the most beautiful cities of Rajasthan, Mandawa was founded in the 18th century. Exceptional forts, galleries and temples of this city finely exhibit Rajasthani art and architecture. It was founded in the 18th century and used to be a popular stopover for people travelling on Silk Route to China. Later, wealthy merchants started building havelis and mansions that can be seen even today.
Castle Mandawa is the most sought-after destination in this region. A different theme of construction has been followed in different wings of this giant structure. Paintings of Lord Krishna on the archways add to the beauty of this place. In addition to this, mirror work, and interiors of rooms showcase the lavish lifestyle of residents. Panoramic views of the city can be enjoyed from its ramparts. Afterwards, travellers can see the Hanuman Prasad Goenka, Jhunjhunwala Haveli. The art and craft work at these havelis are mesmerising.
Day 07: Mandawa - Jaipur
One day is never enough to explore the elaborate city that Jaipur is. After breakfast, we proceed to visit the Amber (Amer) Fort, located 11 kilometers away from Jaipur and a principle tourist attraction in the area. Built from red stones and marble, it is home to the awe-inspiring Sheesh Mahal (made of mirrors), apart from the Diwan-e-Aam, Diwan-e-Khaas, Jai Mandir and Sukh Niwas. You have the second half of the day at leisure to enjoy the city on your own or return to the hotel for some relaxation.
Day 08: Departure
After breakfast, check-out of the hotel, we take you for a visit to the Amer Fort that will leave you spellbound. Located 11 kilometers away from Jaipur, the fort houses the beautiful Sheesh Mahal (made of mirrors), apart from the Diwan-e-Aam, Diwan-e-Khaas, Jai Mandir and Sukh Niwas. Later you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight. We are sure you would have accumulated bags full of memories.