Rajasthan Desert Tours
: 14 Days / 13 Nights
: Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
- Udaipur - Ajmer - Pushkar - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
Day 01: Delhi
Departure from the Country.
Day 02: Abroad - Delhi
Transfer to hotel. Morning tour of Delhi visiting Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana
- the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Jama Masjid
and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk.
Day 03: Mandawa
Rest of the day visit the Shekhavati villages of Dundlod, Mandawa, etc.
Mandawa was founded in 1755 by Thakur Nawal Singh and is still the home
of his descendants. Overnight Mandawa.
Day 04: Bikaner
Afternoon tour of this desert city. Bikaner is bolstered by imposing walls
and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and a mosque. Overnight
Day 05: Jaisalmer
Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Jaisalmer.
Day 06: Jaisalmer
Morning visit Jaisalmer. Visit the Fort, bazzars and the old mansions known
as "havelis". People still live in these ancient buildings dating
from 12th to 15th century. Every house has exquisite carvings and filigreed
work. Overnight Jaisalmer.
Day 07: Jodhpur
Morning drive to Jodhpur.
Afternoon visit the Meharangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone Hill,
including Moti-Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing
Marble Memorium built in 1899 and the museum located in the Umaid Public
Gardens. Overnight Jodhpur.
Day 08: Udaipur
Morning drive to Udaipur visiting Ranakpur Temples enroute. Ranakpur - 98
kms from Udaipur, the Jain Temples built in the 15th century are situated
in the lovely valley of the Aravali. Overnight Udaipur.
Day 09: Udaipur
Morning tour of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, drive around
Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki bari (Queen's resort for her friends) and Bhartiya
Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum). Afternoon free. Overnight Udaipur.
Day 10: Ajmer - Pushkar
Drive to Ajmer/Pushkar. Afternoon visit the Tomb of the Sufi Saint, Khwaja
Moinuddin Chisti, the Dargah Sharif. Overnight Pushkar.
Day 11: Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur. In Jaipur visit the Amber Fort - the ancient capital
of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with
Day 12: Agra
Drive to Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri enroute. Fatehpur Sikri is 40 kms
from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years
due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama
Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. Overnight Agra.
Day 13: Delhi
Drive to Delhi. Overnight Delhi.
Day 14: Abroad
Transfer to the airport to board flight for onward journey.