Day 1: Jaipur (Pink City, visit to Hawamahal). On arrival at Jaipur (built in 1727 A.D) you are given a traditional welcome by our representative. There after you are transferred to the hotel. We start the full day sight seeing tour of Jaipur – the pink city. First on the line is the Amber fort, on the way we have a look at the Hawamahal (Palace of winds built in 1799 A.D), then we proceed to the Jaigarh Fort (the biggest cannon in India is here) and Nahargarh Fort. After a short break at the hotel, we leave for Chokhi Dhani, an ethnic Rajasthani village resort. Here you can experience the typical Rajasthani environment and enjoy Folk dances and music, Magic show, camel ride, bullock cart ride and most of all the delicious Rajasthani food.
Day 2: Jaipur (visit to City Palace, Jantar Mantar and an excursion to Samode, 1.5 hours/30 km). This morning we proceed to the City Palace (museum) and Jantar Mantar (a stone observatory). After lunch we leave for an excursion to Samode Palace (40 km from Jaipur). We have our dinner at Samode only. We reach back Jaipur by late evening. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Jaipur–Jhalawar-Kota (250 km/5 hours). Leave for Jhalawar, visit the famous Garh Palace fort, later on reach Kota. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Kota–Bundi (50 km/1 hour). Leave for Bundi and see the famous Taragarh Fort and famous lakes. Overnight at hotel, Kota.
Day 5: Kota sight seeing. Sight seeing includes: Chambal garden, lakes and Jag Mandir. Overnight at hotel, Kota.
Day 6: Kota-Chittaurgarh-Udaipur. Today we set off for the historic city of Chitaurgarh. “The pride and glory of Rajasthan, Chittaur echoes with the tales of romance and valor unique to the Rajput tradition. A ruined citadel, where the royal past lives in its imposing forts, graceful palaces and spectacular Chhatris“. We visit here the Fort, Vijay Stambh and Kirti stambh. We leave for Udaipur afterwards, and reach in late evening. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Chitaurgarh- Udaipur (capital of the Mewar). Early morning we leave for Udaipur (the Venice of the east), late afternoon we reach Udaipur (founded in 1559 A.D by Maharana Udai Singh). Visit the famous Shilp Gram in evening. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Udaipur (Venice of the East). After a hearty breakfast we start our full day sight seeing of Udaipur city. We first drive to the city palace (A majestic architectural marvel), and then we visit the Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum (it has a interesting collection of India folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, etc). In afternoon we start for Saheliyon Ki Bari (garden of the maids of honor), Pratap memorial, Fateh Sagar Lake. Overnight at hotel.
Day 9: Udaipur-Kumalgarh Fort-Jodhpur. Today we set off for the city of Kumbalgarh. We reach Jodhpur (founded by Rao Jodha in 1459 A.D). Back by late evening. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Jodhpur (the Sun City). After breakfast we move for the full day sight seeing of Jodhpur, which includes: the Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Girdikot and Sardar market and city tour. Overnight at Jodhpur.
Day 11: Jodhpur-Jaisalmer (Thar Desert). The adventure begins this morning as we set off for Jaisalmer that was founded by Rawal Jaisal in 1156 A.D. "Rising from the heart of the Thar desert like a golden mirage is the city of Jaisalmer". We reach Jaisalmer around late evening only. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Jaisalmer (sight seeing and camel safari). An exciting beginning to our trip this morning we leave for the sight seeing of Jaisalmer. Here we will see the following places: the Fort, Gadsisar lake, Patwon ki haveli and Salim Singh ki haveli. Late afternoon leave for “Resort Rawla camps”, short camel ride and cultural program in evening. Overnight at tents, Resort Rawla.
Day 13: Jaisalmer-Sam sand dunes. In morning we leave for the Sam sand dunes. It is said that no visit to Jaisalmer is complete without a trip to the most picturesque dunes of Sam. You will be taken to an adventurous camel safari of 1-2 hrs. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14: Jaisalmer-Bikaner (the citadel of culture and camels, 350 km/7 hours). In morning we leave for Bikaner. Late evening we reach Bikaner (founded in 1488 A.D by Rao Bikaji). Overnight at hotel.
Day 15: Bikaner. After a hearty breakfast we start our full day sight seeing of Bikaner city. We first drive to the Junagarh Fort (a fort made in red sandstone in 1593 A.D), and then we visit the Ganga Golden Jubilee Museum (it is one of the best museums in Rajasthan). In afternoon we explore the Suraj pole gate and the city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 16: Tour ends. Leave back for Jaipur.
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