Rajasthan Cultural Tour
22 Nights / 23 Days
Destinations Covered :
Delhi - Bagar - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
- Kumbhalgarh - Udaipur - Dungarpur - Bijaipur - Kota - Ranthambhore - Pushkar
- Jaipur - Neemrana or Agra - Delhi
Day 01: New Delhi:
Welcome to India! On arrival you will be transferred and assisted till your
room in your hotel. Remaining day at leisure.
Day 02: New Delhi:
After a leisurely breakfast move out for a daylong sightseeing of Old
Delhi (Shahajahanabad), which includes the Red Fort, Chandni Chowk &
Jama Masjid among other attractions. Later after lunch drive past impressive
boulevards and buildings such as President's Residence and others in Lutyen's
Delhi (New Delhi). Evening free to move around the busy Connaught Place.
Day 03: Bagar:
Reach the Shekhawati town, Bagar by road. Walking tour of the town to
see some of its frescoed "havelies" (mansions).
Day 04: Bagar:
Excursion to Nawalgarh and Mandawa towns - the towns having some of the
best frescoes. Traditional Rajasthani lunch in a village.
Day 05: Bikaner :
Reach Bikaner-the camel city. Visit the well-preserved Junagarh Fort.
In the evening visit the unique camel-breeding farm.
Day 06: Jaisalmer:
Drive to Jaisalmer. On arrival transfer on camels to desert camp in a
village outside Jaisalmer to spend the day in rustic desert atmosphere.
Night stay in desert camp.
Day 07: Jaisalmer:
Transfer to Jaisalmer city and check in. Sightseeing of various attractions
of the town including a walk in the fort and lanes of the town below.
Day 08: Jodhpur:
Drive through desert landscape with brief halts at Kheechan (haven for
migratory Demoiselle Cranes) and Osian village (ancient trading town famous
for its superbly carved temples). At Jodhpur visit old markets around
Day 09: Jodhpur:
Half day jeep safari to Bishnoi villages to see the sincere concerns shown
by Bishnoi community for environmental conservation. Back at Jodhpur,
visit Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada. Optional dinner at Umaid Bhawan
Day 10: Kumbhalgarh:
After visiting the temples of Ranakpur en route, reach Kumbhalgarh - a
beautiful location nestled in forested hills encompassing an impregnable
fort. Option of visiting the fort or the wildlife sanctuary.
Day 11: Udaipur:
Drive to Udaipur and check in. At Udaipur take boat trip over Lake Pichhola
at sunset. Optional dinner at Shiv Niwas Palace.
Day 12: Udaipur:
Day sightseeing of City Palace, Saheliyon ki Bari, Eklingji and Nagda.
Evening entertainment at Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal.
Day 13: Dungarpur:
At Dungarpur stay in the most amazing suites of a palace still inhabited
by the royal family - a rare opportunity to be entertained by the royal
family and closely see the princely lifestyle. Day free for leisure. Visit
the stunning interiors of Juna M
ahal Palace. Walk around the town in free
time. This place has largest concentration of Bhil tribal population in
Day 14: Bijaipur:
Reach Bijaipur and check in its rustic castle. Visit the most impressive
Chittaur Fort, historically known for its fierce battles and bloody sacrifices.
Day 15: Kota:
Picturesque drive to Kota through ruined temple towns of Menal and Bijoliyan.
At Kota take a half-day sightseeing trip of the palace and the museum.
Day 16: Kota:
Day excursion to charming fort city Bundi. Or Day excursion to Baroli
temple ruins and Bhensrorgarh. Or Day excursion to Jhalarapatan fortified
city, Sun temple and Gagron fort.
Day 17: Ranthambhore:
Reach Sawai Madhopur and check in. Take a jungle safari in jeeps to see
the rare Indian tigers in full glory at the Ranthambhore National Park.
Day 18: Ranthambhore:
After early morning safari in National Park day left free to immerse in
the wilderness of Ranthambhore.
Day 19: Pushkar:
At the holiest city of Rajasthan, take a pleasant walk on the street around
the sacred pond and ghats upto Brahma temple. Entire day free to explore
the spiritual facets of the town on own.
Day 20: Jaipur:
After arrival at Jaipur, take a city sightseeing trip. In the evening
walk through many interesting lanes of Jaipur, which are full of shops
of artisans, temples and traditional houses.
Day 21: Jaipur- Neemrana:
Morning walking tour of some interesting streets and squares of the Pink
City to catch glimpses of the habitual patterns of its people which even
includes attending heart-rending prayers at Sri Govind Devji temple. Elephant
ride to Amber fort during the day. Visit to a farmhouse for local Rajasthani
Day 22: Neemrana:
After a pleasant drive reach Neemrana Fort and check in. The day is left
free to relax and appreciate the strong character the fort reflects. Option
of visiting the village downhill.
Day 23: Departure:
Drive to New Delhi for last minute shopping and at appropriate time transfer
to international airport for your flight back home.