RAJASTHAN DESERT SAFARI
DURATION: 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
DELHI – AGRA – JAIPUR – AJMER – PUSHKAR – JODHPUR – JAISALMER – DECHU
Rajasthan is a Northern-west state of India. Popularly known as- Land of Rajputana , Royal Palaces, a perfect romantic India wrapped in traditional Outfits. It is surrounded by Aravalis – India’s oldest mountain range and some part is covered by Thar Desert. In this specially designed tour you will find yourself getting captivated by the famed tourist spots of Jodhpur, Sam dunes and Jaisalmer, like Mandore gardens and Balsamand Lake and others. This year be a part of “Rajasthan desert Safari” and gift your family memorable holidays under the starry sky at serene dunes. for a different experience.
DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN DELHI
Namaste! Upon your arrival in Delhi, our representative will greet you at Delhi International Airport and transfer you to your Hotel. Check in and Rest of the day is at your leisure and relaxation. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi.
DAY 02: DELHI SIGHTSEEING
Good Morning! After breakfast you will be going for a full day sightseeing tour of the capital city of India starting with the majestic Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone, Jama Masjid, the largest and most splendid mosque in India, both built by Emperor Shah Jahan, Rajghat- the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, where he was cremated. Post lunch the sightseeing continues to explore the best tourist attractions of New Delhi including a drive past through the Indian President’s House (Rashtrapati Bhawan) towards India gate built to honour and pay a tribute to the Indian soldiers, then visit Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar; built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty and the beautiful Lotus Temple. In the evening take a cycle rickshaw ride through the bustling and colourful bazaar of Chandani Chowk for shopping or to taste some tantalizing North Indian cuisines. Afterwards return to the hotel for a pleasant overnight stay.
DAY 03: DELHI TO AGRA
After breakfast check out the hotel and proceed towards Agra. On the way To Agra stop over at Sikandra to see the Tomb of Mughal Emperor Akbar, a marvelous mausoleum of Mughal Emperor Akbar, spectacularly designed structure of Hindu and Muslim architecture.Once you reach Agra check in the hotel and leave for Agra Sightseeing with a visit to Agra Fort built in 1576 AD by great Mughal Emperor Akbar, structured and designed with red stoned barricaded; here you will find the splendid Pearl Mosque and various other classic example of art: Jahangir Mahal, Moti Masjid, Macchhi Bhawan, Nagina Masjid, Diwan-i-Khas, Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-e-Am, and Meena Bazaar. Emperor Shahjahan imprisoned by his rebellious son Aurangzeb in the Musamman Bhurj, would see his love reflecting through the Taj Mahal, where his dear wife was cremated. Later visit the Tomb of Itamad-ud-Daula, 35 kms from Agra, built by Empress Noorjahan daughter of Shahjahan, this monument a tribute to her great father. After sightseeing return to the hotel for a pleasant overnight stay.
DAY 04: AGRA TO JAIPUR VIA FATEHPUR SIKRI
Today morning after breakfast check out the hotel and visit world’s most popular and beautiful monument: Taj Mahal, a Symbol Of eternal love And UNESCO World Heritage Site. Being one of the 7 wonders of the world, this historical masterpiece is an illustration of the fusion of diverse architectural styles. Later proceed towards the Pink City, Jaipur. Enroute Jaipur stop over at Fatehpur Sikri, the old deserted town of the Mughal kingdom, built in red sandstone in honour of Saint Salim Chisti who blessed birth of 3 sons to Emperor Akbar. Afterwards continue drive towards Jaipur. On arrival check in at the hotel and have a pleasant night stay at Hotel.
DAY 05: JAIPUR CITY TOUR
Today morning after breakfast explore the Pink City with an excursion to splendid Amber Fort, situated just outside the city, built in the 15th Century by Rajput King Man Singh. Visit Jal Mahal or water palace that is situated in the midst of the beautiful Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur City. Continue your sightseeing by visiting the regal City Palace – present residence of the royal family of Jaipur, the palace is a miraculous portrayal of the real Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Then visit the incredible Jantar Mantar which was innovated and constructed by Jaipur King Swai Jai Singh. Amongst the 5 observatories built by him, Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is one of them. Later visit the splendid Hawa Mahal, also known ‘Palace of Winds’ was built with a concept for the woman of royal families to speculate the royal ceremonies and festivals being hidden from the public eyes. After sightseeing have a pleasant night stay at your Hotel.
DAY 06: TRANSFER TO AJMER AND PUSHKAR (140 KMS AND 16 KMS)
The tour starts early in the morning, when you will travel to the holy city of Ajmer from Jaipur. In Ajmer you will visit the shrine of Khwaja Muin-ud-din Chishti, which is a famous pilgrimage site of Muslims, but people from all communities are welcomed here. Then continue your journey towards Pushkar. On Arrival Check Into The Hotel. Pushkar is famous for the world’s largest cattle fair every year in the month of November, with glorious celebration. Take a sightseeing tour of the city visiting temple of Lord Brahma surrounded by Pushkar Lake. Witness the devotees taking dip into the holy waters and offering prayers on the banks of the lake. Also visit the Pushkar Fair site, which is right opposite the Pushkar Lake. Evening is free for relax or take a walk through to see beautiful Pushkar Lake and colorful market of Pushkar. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 07: PUSHKAR TO JODHPUR (190 KMS)
After breakfast leave towards your next destination Jodhpur. Upon your arrival in Jodhpur you will be dropped to your hotel room. In the evening you will be taken to Mandore gardens and Balsamand Lake. Overnight stay at Jodhpur.
DAY 08: JODHPUR SIGHTSEEING
After the breakfast you will be taken to some magnificent spots of Jodhpur for sight-seeing. There is Mehrangarh fort, Umaid Bhavan Palace, Ghanta ghar which are well known. The exact spots will be finalized as per your convenience. Afterwards return to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 09: TRANSFER TO JAISALMER
On this day check out from the hotel and head towards Jaisalmer. Upon arrival at Jodhpur you will be taken to pre booked hotel; and then as you get freshened up, by evening you will be in the magnificent Sam Sand Dunes, bustled with spark. You can hop on for a camel ride or enjoy the ever lively folk dances and music of Rajasthan as the sun sets and there is another glorious dusk.
DAY 10: JAISALMER SIGHTSEEING
After the breakfast you will be taken for sight-seeing. Some popular tourist spots are Jaisalmer fort, Bada Bagh, Salim Singh ki haweli, Gadsisar Lake and others; the final spots will be planned according to time and convenience.
DAY 11: JAISALMER TO DECHU (160 KMS)
Rise up early and driver towards Dechu in the heart of the Thar Desert for a night camping amongst the dunes. At Samsara, evenings are a lively affair with colorful and traditional folk dance performances around a blazing bonfire.
DAY 12: DECHU TO JODHPUR
Get up early to enjoy a morning Jeep safari on the dunes, taking in beautiful landscapes and remote desert settlements. After returning to Samsara for breakfast, you’ll transferred back to Jodhpur airport in time for your onward flight. We hope that you return with some beautiful memories of this tour.
NOTE: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs and preferences. Feel free to contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday or a tour package specially designed to suit your needs and desire for an unforgettable India tour.
- Daily Breakfast at Hotel.
- Accommodation as per our Itinerary hotel on twin sharing basis inclusive of taxes.
- Complimentary drinks on arrival.
- Pickup service from Airport, Railway Station and Hotel.
- Air Conditioned vehicles having sufficient space for luggage.
- All State Taxes, Parking and all transport related expense including Driver Services.
- A trained and knowledgeable representative throughout the tour.
- Experienced chauffeurs for all kinds of conveyance.
- Entry fee at the monuments.
- Tips to the servicemen.
- Meals and services not specified in the above mentioned section.
- Cost for Airfare, Train fare, Insurance Premiums.
- Cost for service provided on a personal request.
- Cost for personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, Soft Drinks, Incidentals, Porter Charges, tips etc.
- Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” head.