In the morning arrive at
Jodhpur airport or railway station. Upon arrival in Jodhpur you will be
met by our representative and transferred to the hotel. Jodhpur
is the second largest city in Rajasthan. Jodhpur is also known as the
blue city as most of the houses of the old city are painted blue. In the
afternoon have sightseeing in Jodhpur. We will visit the
(majestic fort). Mehrangarh Fort was built on a steep hill and is among
the best in India with exquisitely latticed windows within the
residential apartments. We also visit the
Jaswant Thada, a royal
cenotaph built in white marble. After the sightseeing we have a walk
through the Bazaars of Jodhpur.
Day 2: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
(about 290 km / 5-6 hours)
After having breakfast drive to
Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer's crenellated
golden sandstone walls and its narrow streets lined with exquisitely
carved buildings makes this city unique. Jaisalmer is famous for its
carved havellis (grand mansions). In medieval times, its prosperity was
due to its location on the main trade route which links India to Egypt,
Arabia, Africa and the West. Jaisalmer is a marvel of beautiful culture
and this city remains one of the most exotic city not only in
but in the whole of India. Some of the visitors called this city “a
living museum”. Arrive in Jaisalmer in the evening. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 3: Jaisalmer
Today we have a walk through the old city and visit the
fort and the
Jain temple. In the afternoon we drive around 40 km away from Jaisalmer
Sam dunes where we enjoy the sunset before we drive back to Jaisalmer.
Day 4: Jaisalmer - Bikaner
(about 330 km / 6-7 hours)
After breakfast drive to
Bikaner. In Bikaner today we visit the
Junagarh Fort (1571-1611 AD)
constructed of red sandstone and marble with kiosks and balconies
embellishing the structure at intervals. This imposing fort and its
palaces will be an unforgettable experience for us.
Day 5: Bikaner - Mandawa
(about 190 km / 4 hours)
After breakfast we proceed to
Shekhawati is in the North east region of Rajasthan and is the homeland of marwaris. The marwaris
form one of the most important merchant and business groups in
They developed their business acumen on the trade routes between Delhi
and the coast between India and Central Asia. The marwaris enjoyed
protections by Maharajas and many of them built grand havellis. In the evening
we visit havellis. The havellis are mansions, elaborately and
attractively decorated with a strong main entrance. The walls are often
covered with murals, local legends and religious scenes from
6: Mandawa - Jaipur (about 168 km / 3˝ hours)
Today we leave Mandawa and drive to the Pink City
Jaipur. This city owes its name,
foundations and careful planning to the great warrior and astronomer, Maharaja
Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and famous for its
handicrafts and precious and semiprecious stones. In the afternoon arrival in
Jaipur. The rest of the day at leisure.
Day 05: Jaipur
After breakfast we drive
to the ancient capital of
laying 11 km. away from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient capital of Kachhawaha
dynasty for 6 centuries before it was moved to newly created Jaipur. We will
ascend to the Palace Fortress on the back of an Elephant. Enroute to Amber we
will visit the
(Palace of the Winds), built in 1799 AD, it contains 953 small casements with
each having its own balcony. The windows enabled cool air to circulate and the
ladies to watch processions below without being seen. In the afternoon we visit
the City Palace that is still the formal residence of the royal family, built in
a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal
architecture. In the museum of the
City Palace we visit the
private collection of the Jaipur Maharajas. We continue to
Jantar Mantar, a stone
observatory, and the largest of Jai Singh's five remarkable observatories. Its
complex instruments reveal us the secrets of medieval Indian astronomy. Later we
have a walk through the colourful Bazaar of Jaipur and visit a factory to see
the famous block printing work being done since centuries in Jaipur. In the
evening we drive through the new city of Jaipur and visit "Laxmi Narayan Mandir",
a Hindu temple made out of white marble. We might have an opportunity here to
observe a prayer ceremony. Today we have dinner with a presentation of Indian
music and dance.
Day 8: Jaipur
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Breakfast in the Hotel.
Camel ride in Jaisalmer.
Elephant ride in
Dinner will be with a presentation of Indian music and dance
during your stay in
Toll tax and parking.
Hotel transfer at all places.
Vehicle insurance included.
Petrol/Gas cost included.
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city of sight seeing.
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