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Colorful Rajasthan Tour

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Duration : 12 NIGHTS / 13 DAYS

Destinations Covered : DELHI - JAIPUR - NIMAJ - OSIAN - JAISALMER - JODHPUR - DEOGARH - PUSHKAR - DELHI

DAY 1: ARRIVE DELHI

Arrive at Delhi airport and meet with our representatives who shall assist and transfer you to the pre-booked hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 2: DELHI

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Full day tour of Old and New Delhi visiting famous tourist attractions starting from the 12th century Qutab Minar, one of the tallest single minarets in the world with verses from Holy Quran inscribed on its walls. An iron pillar located at the site is a source of curiosity for metallurgist around the world bcoz of if remaining rust free for over 1600 years! A splendid example of fusion architecture, Humayun’s tomb is our next destination followed by drive toward Old Delhi. Here, we shall visit< b>Red Fort- the capital of ancient ‘Shahjahanabad city’ of Mughal era, Jama Masjid- the sacred Mosque housing the sacred belongings of prophet including his foot prints in marble slab. Enjoy a rickshaw ride through the narrow alleyway of Chandni Chowk where those fond of spicy food may savor its delicious ‘Chat food’. Visit Mahatma Gandhi’s Samadhi (final resting place)-Rajghat to pay tribute to the father of the nation before the return drive to hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 3: DELHI - JAIPUR

Morning after breakfast drive to Jaipur and upon arrival meet with our representatives who shall assist & transfer you to a royal palace. In the evening enjoy a traditional Rajasthani dinner at Chowki Dhani, an ethnic Rajasthani resort. Spend a leisurely evening amidst the sand dunes with traditional song & dance program organized at the resort. You shall also enjoy puppet shows, camel ride and organic tattoo called ‘Mehandi’ applied on your arms. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 4: JAIPUR

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Full day sightseeing of Jaipur, the ‘Pink city’ of India. Regarded as one of the most culturally rich cities of Rajasthan, Jaipur is also one of the most well planned ones. Morning excursions to Amber Fort, the ancient capital of Rajput rulers where we shall be taking a ride upon elephants back to reach to fort’s entrance. The breathtaking interiors and decorative art of Amber fort gives an insight into the opulence of Royal Rajput lifestyle. Some exquisite buildings inside include mirror palace, summer palace and winter palace.

Post lunch visit to Hawa Mahal (Palace or Winds) built to allow royal ladies to watch the royal possessions without being seen from outside. Continue toward City Palace, a picturesque building divided into series of buildings, gardens and courtyards and the residence of present royal family of Jaipur. A part of the palace has been converted into museum displaying royal armory, artifacts and other rare articles. Our next destination is Jantar Mantar, the 17th century astronomical observatory which is remarkably accurate for that period.

DAY 5: JAIPUR - NIMAJ

After breakfast drive to Nimaj, a small village located in the Marwar region in Rajasthan. On arrival transfer to the luxurious Nimaj Palace for check-in. The town of Nimaj is known, amongst other things, for its handicrafts and traditional arts for which we shall be shopping in the local market. Visit to the village follows where we shall interact with the local artisans and friendly villagers to get interesting insight into their lives. Overnight at Nimaj Palace.

DAY 6: NIMAJ - OSIAN

As part of cultural Rajasthan tour, we drive towards Osian, a tranquil and charming village and upon arrival check-in at a ‘Haveli’. Here we shall be visiting the 400 years old Osian temple displaying marvelous architecture. Enjoy a camel safari tour in the desert followed by evening camping in the sand dunes. Have dinner under the sky lit full of stars with local artisans performing traditional song & dance program. Overnight at Osian.

DAY 7: OSIAN – JAISALMER

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After a leisurely breakfast, drive to Jaisalmer popularly called the Golden City of Rajasthan. After arrival and check-in at the hotel, proceed for the tour of famous Jaisalmer Fort- the so called ‘living fort’ of Rajasthan due to the fact that a large number of villagers still resides inside this historical place. As we enter through its entrance, we shall witness several houses, colorful markets and Havelis inside the fort. Overnight stay at the luxury hotel in Jaisalmer.

DAY 8: JAISALMER

After breakfast sightseeing of famous Havelis of Jaisalmer displaying beautiful rich frescos from the bygone royal age. Some of the beautiful mansions include “Patwon ki Haveli", “Salim singh ki Haveli" and “Nathmalji ki Haveli". Evening drive to the Sam village for an adventurous one hour Horse /Camel safari in the picturesque Sam sand dunes followed by return to the camp for dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 9: JAISALMER - JODHPUR

Morning drive to Jodhpur-the ‘Blue City’ of Rajasthan and also the gateway to the great Thar desert. Upon arrival transfer to the luxurious hotel where a traditional lunch will be served. Apart from a number of sightseeing options, our main destination will be world’s largest private residence – the Umaid Bhawan Palace. The Jodhpur region was going through a famine like situation and the fort was built to provide a means of employment to the villagers. The end product was a very impressive and beautiful Palace which is now one of the landmark hotels of Rajasthan. Overnight at Jodhpur hotel.

DAY 10: JODHPUR

jodhpur-palace

After a leisurely breakfast, visit the impressive Meherangarh Fort located at a 150m high hill and sprawling over 15 km. With its four gigantic gates, the fort encloses some magnificent palaces with intricately arved panels and latticed windows. Next destination is the marble cenotaph Jaswant Thada, built in 1899 AD in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Portraits of various Jodhpur rulers on the main cenotaph exhibit the bravado of Rajput rulers. Overnight stay at Hotel in Jodhpur

DAY 11: JODHPUR - DEOGARH

Morning drive to Deogarh and upon arrival check-in at the luxurious Deogarh palace. Enjoy jeep safari or bullock cart ride into the village interiors or excursion into the nearby forest where we will be organizing a picnic lunch at a quiet location. Sightseeing include Seengh Sagar palace. In the evening a local fold dance ‘kalbeliya’ will be organized followed by return to Deogarh palace for overnight stay.

DAYS 12: DEOGARH - PUSHKAR

After breakfast drive to Pushkar, the historical, cultural and religious hub built around the scenic Pushkar Lake. The site holds world’s largest humanity during Pushkar Fair and is also revered by Hindus for being the only place in the world where a temple dedicated exclusively to Lord Brahma (creator of world) exists. Enjoy a day at leisure roaming the streets of Pushkar, buying trinkets and souvenirs for loved ones back home. Overnight at Pushkar Palace.

DAY 13: PUSHKAR - DELHI

Moring drive to Delhi and upon arrival meet with our representatives who shall transfer you to the international airport for flight back home. Tour & Services ends…