Offbeat Tourist Destinations of RAJASTHAN

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

15 Days

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Maximum Travellers

10

Day 01  – Arrive at Delhi

Arrive at Delhi airport, you will be met with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 02 – Delhi

Breakfast at hotel and later depart for Delhi visit. Sightseeing tour of New Delhi begin with Qutab Minar. This striking medieval tower of victory, built by the slave dynasty, is 73m high. Within the Qutab complex, amidst the ruins of QuwatulIslam mosque, stands the Iron pillar which has stood the vagaries of weather and has not rusted for over 1500 years. Later drive through the Embassy area, Diplomatic enclave, stop for a quick photo shoot at India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhawan (Presidential Estate formerly Viceroy’s House).  Rest of the day at leisure, overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 03 – Delhi – Nawalgarh 285km / 6 hours

In the morning drive to Nawalgarh, upon arrival check inot the hotel Koolwal Kothi. Afternoon proceed for the visit Shekhawati villages of Mandawa and Fatehpur. The whole area of Shekhawati has beautiful frescoes, havelis & mansions and is called the open air gallery. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 04 – Nawalgarh – Bikaner – Gajner 240km / 5 hours

Breakfast at the hotel and then drie to to Bikaner . On arrival visit Junagarh Fort . The Junagarh Fort built between 1588 and 1593 built by Raja Jai Singh who was a general in the army of the Mughal emperor, Akbar. The fort has a 986 meter long wall with 37 bastions & 2 entrances, and it is famous for the super quality of stone carvings. Depart for Gajner. Arrive in the evening and check in to the hotel Gajner Palace.

 

Day 05 – Gajner – Kolayat – Bawari Village – Jaisalmer 295km / 6 hours

Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Sam near Jaisalmer. En route you will stop at Kolayat village. Kolayat a beautiful village with Havelis and sacred Lake is 15kms from Gajner. It’s a pilgrimage place for Hindus. Another important feature of Kolayat is the annual fair held during Oct. Nov. (full moon of the Hindu month Kartik) which attracts thousands of pilgrims and tourists. Drive towards a village called Bawari Kallan where you will see an opium ceremony. Enjoy the village walk and observe the typical rural life of the village. Continue drive to Sam. Arrive in Jaisalmer and check in to the luxury Swiss tents in the middle of the desert.

 

Dinner and cultural program will be organised at the dunes of Sam. Overnight in tented accommodation at Sam sand dunes.

 

Day 06 – Jaisalmer Sam – Jaisalmer

After breakfast depart for Jaisalmer city for sightseeing. Visit the city. Walk up to the Jaisalmer fort, through the narrows streets dotted with temples & havelis. You will visit the fort, Gadisar Lake, famous havelis and Bada Bagh . In the evening return back to Sam. Enjoy camel ride at the dunes. Return to hotel for overnight stay

 

Day 07 – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Luni 310km / 6 hours

Breakfast and drive to Luni. Arrive Jodhpur in the afternoon and visit the fort. Jodhpur is the second largest city of Rajasthan. The Old city is surrounded by a huge nine and a half kilometre long wall which has seven gates. Some of the houses and temples are of richly carved stone, in particular the buildings near the Sadar Bazar. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort situated on a steep hill, Mehrangarh Fort is one of the largest forts in India. To enter the Mehrangarh Fort, seven gates have to be crossed. Some of these gates still bear marks of many a siege that this fort has withstood. After the visit drive to Luni. A small village near Jodhpur. On arrival check in to the fort. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 08 – Luni – Ranakpur – Kumbhalgarh 210km / 5 hours

Breakfast at the hotel and enjoy the village safari in Jeep. Later, drive to Ranakpur . Visit famous Jain temples. Continue drive to Kumbhalgarh. Arrive and check in to the hotel. In the late afternoon visit Kumbhalgarh Fort. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kumbhalgarh.

 

Day 09 – Kumbhalgarh – Udaipur – Bijaipur 200km / 5 hours

After breakfast drive to Udaipur. Arrive and visit the lake city. Visit the City Palace. It is the largest palace in Rajasthan. Also visit the Jagdish Temple and SaheliyonKiBari or the “Gardens of the Maids of Honour”. Later drive to Bijaipur. Arrive and check in to Castle Bijaipur which is converted into a heritage hotel

 

Day 10 – Bijaipur

This day you can explore in Bijaipur. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 11 – Bijaipur – Chittorgarh – Pushkar 220km / 5 hours

Drive to Chittorgarh. Arrive and visit the Chittorgarh Fort. After the visit continue drive towards Pushkar. Arrive at Pushkar and check in to the hotel. Evening visit the lake and the temple. Overnight at the hotel in Pushkar.

 

Day 12 – Pushkar – Karauli  317 km / 6 hours

Breakfast at the hotel and drive Karauli, is a town located in the Indian state of Rajasthan and was formerly the capital of the erstwhile princely state of Karauli. Upon arrival check into the hotel. In the afternoon visit the Karauli Palace with its variety in miniature paintings, architecture and beauty in this 14th century palace. Also visit Shri Kaila mata temple and explore thru the villages.

 

Day 13 – Karauli – Agra 160 km / 4 hours

After a leisurely morning drive to Agra, en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned capital of Emperor Akbar, later continue drive to Agra, upon on arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 14 – Agra – Delhi 200 km / 3 h hours

Today morning visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal (Closed on Fridays), an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, to house the tomb of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.

 

Also visit historical Agra Fort built in 16th century is the former imperial residence of the Mughal Dynasty located in Agra, India. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage site and is about 2.5 km northwest of its more famous sister monument, the Taj Mahal.

 

Afternoon drive to Delhi, on arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.  

 

Day 15 – Delhi departure

Accommodation available till 12:00 noon, assistance on departure at the hotel and transfer to airport to board flight for onward journey.

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