Places Covered – New Delhi-Mandawa-Bikaner-Khimsar-Nugar- Kuchman-Rupnagar-Pushkar-Samode- Neemrana
Duration : 16 Days/15 Nights
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 (Shahjahanabad), which includes the Red Fort, Chandni Chowk & Jama Masjid along with other attractions. Later after lunch drive past through 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: Mandawa: Reach the Shekhawati town Mandawa by road. Walking tour of the town to see some of its frescoed “havelies” (mansions).
Day 04: Mandawa: Excursion to Nawalgarh and Lachhmangarh towns – the towns having some of the best frescoes and largest havelis. 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: Khimsar: Drive through unbeaten Central Rajasthan and reach Khimsar- a remote village inhabited by Bishnoi community. Stay in the Khimsar Fort, exceptional for its character and ambience.
Day 07: Khimsar: Take an excursion to villages of Bishnoi community and watch their unique desert life, so close to the nature. Back in the fort, day left free for leisure.
Day 08: Nagaur: After a short drive through rustic countryside, reach Nagaur and stay in the Palatial tents tastefully spread in the old fort. The evening here will be spent enjoying colorful cultural performances and barbeque in royal style.
Day 09: Kuchaman: Reach the hill top fort of Kuchaman, which has been recently converted into a hotel having all feasible luxuries.
Day10: Kuchman: Visit the brines of the famous Sambhar lake or take an excursion to the Sambhar town. This largest salt-water lake of India attracts a variety of migratory birds including the large flocks of flamingoes.
Day 11: Rupangarh: Stay in the charming Rupangrah fort. The area is quite famous for the artists’ hamlets of Kishngarh miniature paintings. Also visit the Tilonia village – a village that produces a number of arts and crafts through a cooperative movement.
Day 12: Pushkar: Drive to Pushkar and check in. At this holiest city of Rajasthan, you may also take a walk on the street around the sacred pond and ghats upto Brahma temple
Day 13: Samode: Reach Samode, a fairytale-like village with an equally charming palace as your place of stay. At Samode, you may have an enjoying camel ride over the sand dunes or explore the heritage character of the village. Evening at leisure watching cultural performances.
Day 14: Samode: Take a full day excursion to Jaipur and visit the City Palace and Amber Fort as notable attractions. Option of shopping in the busy bazaars or having a pampering meal at the opulent Rambagh Palace.
Day 15: 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 16: Departure: Drive to New Delhi for last minute shopping and at appropriate time transfer to international airport for your flight back home. The tour ends.