Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days
Places to Visit: Neemrana - Samode - Nawalgarh - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Rohet - Udaipur - Deogarh - Jaipur - Delhi
Day 01: Neemrana: Welcome in India. You will be received at New Delhi International airport, assisted and transferred straight to Neemrana. Stay in the fascinating Neemrana Fort. Day free to explore around the village. Besides the fort, a step well is also worth exploring.
Day 02: Samode: Drive to Samode village and check in at Samode Palace. The fairy tale palace perfectly recreates the nostalgia of princely past when everything of it evoked a unique style!
Day 03: Nawalgarh: Reaching the Shekhawati heartland, take a walking guided tour of the colorful town which has some of the best preserved frescoed havelis (mansions).
Day 04: Nawalgarh: The day's activity includes a traditional Rajasthani lunch and an excursion to nearby towns of Lachhmangarh and Fatehpur for the better appreciation of the Shekhawati region popularly known as 'the largest open air art gallery of the world!'
Day 05: Bikaner: Reach the 'Camel City' Bikaner and check in. After a brief leisure visit the well-preserved Junagarh fort. In the evening visit the unique camel-breeding farm.
Day 06: Jaisalmer: Drive through the Thar Desert and finally reach Jaisalmer (The Golden City) and check in at your hotel. In the evening walk in the still inhabited fort of Jaisalmer abuzz with a distinct and vibrant lifestyle.
Day 07: Jaisalmer: Morning sightseeing tour of the fort and various other attractions of this fairy tale city. In the evening, excursion to the Sand Dunes of Samm for the sunset views of the desert. Take an enjoying camel ride on the desert.
Day 08: Rohet: ansfer to Rohetgarh. Take a less popular route and visit the ancient town of Osiyan on the way. Drive further and reach Kheechan village for the rare sight of thousands of migratory birds in the desert. Finally reach Rohetgarh palace (a charming heritage hotel) and check in. Day completely free to move around the village of Bishnoi copmmunity.
Day 09: Rohet: the morning take an excursion to Jodhpur and visit Mehrangarh fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Sardar Market and old town. Back at Rohet evening free on your own.
Day 10: Udaipur: Drive through forested and tribal areas of Aravalli ranges and visit superb Ranakpur Jain temples on the way. At Udaipur check in your hotel. Remaining day at leisure.
Day 11: Udaipur: After breakfast move out for a half day sightseeing trip of City Palace and Saheliyon ki Bari. Rest of the time free to explore the interesting labyrinths around Jagdish temple on your own. Take a boatride sightseeing tour of Lake Pichhola at sunset.
Day 12: Deogarh: After a leisurely breakfast drive towards Deogarh visiting Eklingji and Nagda on the way before finally checking in. Stay in Deogarh Mahal- a palace of great character and ambience. The whole day on your discretion. Suggested visit to Molela village (famous for terracotta crafts) or Kumbhalgarh fort.
Day 13: Jaipur: Transfer to the Pink City - Jaipur. On arrival check in the hotel. Evening free to walk in interesting old bazaars.
Day 14: Jaipur: After breakfast move out for a sightseeing tour of the City Palace Complex, Jantar Mantar and Amber Fort. Evening at discretion to try one among several options- shopping, visit a farmhouse for local Rajasthani dinner or taking a walk through the streets lined with great heritage buildings.
Day 15: New Delhi (Departure): At appropriate time checkout from the hotel and transfer straight to New Delhi domestic airport to board the onward flight to Madras.
Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days
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