DURATION: 13 NIGHTS / 14 DAYS
Explore the villages of Rajasthan, where traditional Rajasthani life continues untouched by the outside world. Enjoy the day- to- day beauty of rural Rajasthan. Men in colourful turbans and women in their traditional dresses, beautifully painted kitchen walls with smoke coming out of the rusted windows, drooping camels chewing light green fodder lazily and inquisitive children playing all around & many more. With all these diversities you get a unique life time experience.DETAILED TOUR PROGRAMME
DAY 1: ARRIVE NEW DELHI
Arrive New Delhi airport and meet our representative with traditional garland welcome & transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Delhi.
DAY 2: DELHI - AGRA (205 Km / about 4-5 hrs drive)
After breakfast straight drive to Agra.Agra beautifully situated on the banks of river Yamuna. Enroute visit Sikandra (Great Mughal Emperor Akbar’s Mausoleum). On arrival check into the hotel & relax. Later visit World’s Heritage Agra Fort built in Red Sandstone, comprising of exquisite palaces and mosques. Overnight in Agra.
DAY 3: AGRA - JAIPUR (240 Km / about 5 hrs drive)
In the early morning visit the India’s most celebrated monuments Taj Mahal in Sunrise built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz. As the sun rises the colours change, and the marble takes on gold and pink. Later back to hotel for breakfast & later we’ll depart for Jaipur. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri (The Ghost City), here we visit the well-preserved remains like Emperor Akbar's Residential complex, Mosque, Tomb of Salim Chisti & Buland Darwaza - the World’s Highest Door. Later drive continue to Jaipur. Jaipur is also known as Pink City because many buildings are still washed in Pink, the traditional color of welcome. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. In the evening free to visit colourful market of Jaipur. Overnight in Jaipur.
(Note: - Taj Mahal Closed on Friday.)
DAY 4: JAIPUR
After breakfast enjoy the sightseeing of Jaipur including the 16th century’s Amber fort - the Rajput masterpiece perched on a hillside with an experience of elephant ride, after that visit the Magnificent City Palace (Royal Museum) built in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Singh, Jantar Mantar (the Astronomical Observatory) & Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). Overnight in Jaipur.
DAY 5: JAIPUR - NIMAJ (225 Km / about 5 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast, drive to Nimaj. Nimaj is a beautiful little village in the centre of Rajasthan. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. In the late afternoon take a walk around in the surrounding villages & see amazingly colourful houses & 9th century old temples. Also meet the local Gujjars (cattle breeders) to know about their way of living life. Overnight in Nimaj.
DAY 6: NIMAJ - OSIAN (170 Km / about 4 hrs drive)
After breakfast drive to Osian. Osian is an oasis in the desert. Enroute visit a very charming village called “Nevra”, which you would struggle to find on a map. Here you have opportunities to interact with villagers and learn about their way of life & enjoy the camel ride in village. You have option for some pretty stunning photos of the Rabbits, blackbucks, Dears roaming freely in the area, sand dunes, Mountains, small lakes & breath taking view of the whole village from the top of the Mountain. Later drive continue to Osian. On arrival in Osian, check into the Camp & relax. Late afternoon visit 16 beautifully sculptured Jain and Hindu Temples dating back to the 6th century. The Majestic Sachiya Mata temple and the Surya temple are particularly noteworthy for their carvings and architectural grandeur. Overnight in Osian.
DAY 7: OSIAN - BHENSWARA (190 Km / about 4 hrs drive)
After breakfast, drive to Bhenswara. Bhenswara village is situated at the northern bank of river Jawai, which originates from Aravali Hills and flows down to the Rann of Kutch. Bhenswara village is surrounded by arid hills and farmland. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. Later explore the area by walk through the village and meet local families of Rabari, a semi- nomadic shepherd tribe to learn about their way of life. Later drive to spot the family of leopards that have made their home in the nearby hills. Overnight in Bhenswara.
DAY 8: BHENSWARA - DEOGARH (195 Km / about 4 hrs drive)
After breakfast, drive to Deogarh. Deogarh is also very charming village of Rajasthan. Deogarh is in the heart of Rajasthan and an ideal stopover to experience this colourful desert. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. Afternoon enjoy the visit of village by a Jeep drive or a walk through the village & also enjoy the Bird watching near the lakes. Overnight in Deogarh.
DAY 9: DEOGARH - BUNDI (235 Km / about 5 hrs drive)
After breakfast drive to Bundi. Bundi is unexplored & rich in history. Surrounded by the Aravali hills on three sides and is amongst one of the few towns in India that is still untouched by modernization. On arrival, check into the hotel & relax.
Later in the evening enjoy walk in the town to see the colourful market, temples with beautiful stone idol, cenotaphs with carved pillar & a picturesque lake situated in the heart of town. You can have a royal dinner on the terrace of the Palace restaurant. While dining we can see the small city of Bundi glimmering with lights below us. Overnight in Bundi.
DAY 10: BUNDI - JHALAWAR (130 Km / about 4 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast, visit the famous Taragarh Fort built in 1354 AD, perched on a thickly wooded hill & magnificent Palace complex of Bundi. Later drive to Jhalawar, it is sways with poppy field and orange laden orchards. Also spot countless species of birds as you drive past the lush countryside & exotic varieties of wildlife become companion on your journey to Jhalawar. On arrival, check into the hotel & relax. Later explore the town with some beautiful old temples and a very beautiful market. Overnight in Jhalawar.
DAY 11: JHALAWAR - BIJAIPUR (220 Km / about 5 hrs drive)
After breakfast, leave for Bijaipur by crossing the Chambal ravines, and then the Vindhyanchal Hills. Bijaipur is a quiet & charming village surrounded by graceful forests of flame of the Forest & overlooking the farmlands in the valley. On arrival check into the 17th century heritage hotel & relax. In the late afternoon take a tour of village by walk or by horse ride, where we meet with local people to learn about their culture & activities of daily routine life & also visit some old temples. Overnight in Bijaipur.
DAY 12: BIJAIPUR - DUNGARPUR (230 Km / about 5 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast, drive to Dungarpur. It is famous for its unique style of architecture & natural beauty. It is nestled in the foothills of the Aravalis. The Mahi & Som Rivers meander through the region. It is varied in its topography & wildlife. On arrival check into the hotel. Afternoon visit the Juna Mahal (Palace), built in the 13th century, this is seven storied structure & splendid interior work, make it an impressive creation. Later visit Gaib Sagar Lake, the lake is a bird watcher's paradise & Shrinathji temple situated along the lake. Overnight in Dungarpur.
DAY 13: DUNGARPUR - UDAIPUR (120 Km / about 3 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast, drive to Udaipur. Udaipur was founded in the year 1568 by Maharana Udai Singh & this site was chosen for its natural beauty, abundant water & natural protection afforded by the surrounding forests & Aravali mountains. On arrival check into the hotel & relax. Afternoon visit the City Palace, the largest palace complex in Rajasthan, ancient Jagdish Temple & enjoy boat ride at sunset in Lake Pichola, which offers spectacular views of the city. Later take a short walk in the colorful market of Udaipur. Overnight at Udaipur.