Village Retreats of Rajasthan tour
|14 Nights / 15 Days|
|Delhi – Shekhawati (Mandawa) – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Rohetgarh – Udaipur – Devgarh – Jaipur – Delhi|
Enjoy the package of Rajasthan Village Retreat with popular folklore by the local people of Rajasthan. It will be an interesting insight in the beautiful rustic life of Indian villages. In addition, the tour is an interesting opportunity to get a peep into rich history of India with places like Delhi, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Jaipur.
Delhi, the very hub of toruism in India has much to offer in terms of attractions such as Avenue, India Gate, Red Fort, Sansad Bhavan, Rashtrapati Bhawan. Lalgarh Palace of Bikaner is a wonderful structure made up of sandstone. Karni Mata temple at Bikaner has a unique history about white rat view. Similarly, Jaisalmer is quite famous for its glorious heritage. Fort made up of sandstone is known as sonar Quila. Nathmal ji ki haveli and Salim ji ki haveli are also popular destinations.
Oasis in the desert, Jodhpur is home to impressive Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada etc. One among the romantic city in Rajasthan is known as Udaipur. Some popular tourist spots over here are Bagore Ki Haveli, Jaswant Thada, and Monsoon Palace etc. Jaipur will remind you about the Mughal age due to its red color sandstone buildings.
In this Rajasthan Village Retreat, travelers will be introduced to the village life in Rajasthan with their food, culture, art, dance, music, craft ad more.
Day 1 – Arrive in Delhi
When you arrive in Delhi you will be immediately attended by our representatives from Tangent Inc, who will welcome you with an eagerness to escort you to the hotel and help you in any way. The representative will direct you to your hotel and help you with your luggage for a stay overnight at the hotel. You can relax here and get ready for an exciting tour that will definitely thrill you for the next 15 days.
Day 02 – In Delhi
Take a sumptuous breakfast and get ready to explore the historic and the most enchanting capital of India – Delhi. You can gaze in wonder at the huge monuments like the Red fort (a view of the exteriors of the fort), the Jama Masjid, the most popular cremation place of Mahatma Gandhi – Raj Ghat, Qutab Minar and the Humayun Tomb, both of which will take you back in the royal history of the Mughals. These centuries’ old monuments are a reflection of the glorious past of Delhi. The modern face of Delhi includes the President house, government buildings which are plenty and worth a visit. India Gate is an added attraction that should not be missed. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03- Delhi to Shekhawati (270 KM – 06 hours)
Third day is packed with a tour of Shekhawati, which is the essence of rural Rajasthan. So after a great breakfast, a tour to the city of Shekhawati will excite you. The place will give you a glimpse of the days by-gone, which had magnificent havellis, forts, and mansions. Simply imagine the splendor and the richness that the kings and queens lived in! You can take a look at the hand painted havelis. After the tour stay at the hotel for the night.
Day 04 – Shekhawat – Bikaner (175 K.M. – 05 hours)
Get ready for another interesting day as you explore the most popular city of Rajasthan – Bikaner. The city was a major trading center in the medieval period. The place is also famous for the camel festival. Here you can get a closer glimpse of the magnificent Thar Desert. A tour of Bikaner will leave you mesmerized with the attractive Lalgarh Palace that displays great pomp and glory, the Ganga government museum, and a visit to the camel breeding farm along with the grandeur Junagarh fort. You can also enjoy a tonga ride here (optional) if you wish so, as it provides a way to get into one of the aspects of the life here. By evening we reach the hotel for a good night’s sleep.
Day 05 – Bikaner – Jaisalmer (331 K.M. – 07 hrs)
Arrive at Jaisalmer and transfer to the hotel. The evening plan is the Sands Dunes Safari and then retire for the night.
Day 06 – Jaisalmer
Have a sumptuous breakfast as you have a long day in Jaisalmer – the Golden City. A city tour of this historical place can give you an in-depth knowledge of the culture and the history of the bygone era. You can visit the Golden fort, the havellis like the Salim singh ki haveli, Patwon ki havelli and Nathmal ki haveli. Some very interesting Jain temples and the Gadsisar Tank is also worth visiting. After the tour transfer to the hotel.
This legendary city of Jaisalmer has plenty to offer to its visitors. Built on the hills of Trikuta, this magnificent place has much in store for you. Enjoy the site of the Golden Citadel of Jaisalmer, and you will be a proud witness to the golden sands.
Day07 – Jaisalmer – Jodhapur (268 K.M. – 06 hrs)
Drive to Jodhapur after a good breakfast and then transfer to the hotel. The local market is a great shopping experience. Rest for the night at the hotel.
Day 08 – Jodhapur
After the morning breakfast get ready for Jodhapur. You will be thrilled to visit Jodhapur as it is the gateway to the royal Rajasthan deserts – once a capital of Marwar and also called the Land of Death. Here you can visit Meherangarh fort, the Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan palace, Bal Samand Lake Palace, which are all filled with richness and can explore the grand lifestyle of the Maharajas. Return to the hotel after sightseeing or visit to the local market.
Day 09- Jodhapur – Rohetgarh – Udaipur (263 K.M. – 05-06 hrs)
In a private car your tour of Udaipur or the City of Sunrise begins enroute a sand dunes jeep safari is provided in Bishnoi village and you continue your journey further to Udaipur. Waiting for you in the evening is the Lake Pichola that will offer you a boat ride to relax you from the long journey. You can relax in the hotel for the night.
Day 10 – Udaipur
Enjoy breakfast in Udaipur and visit the city palace, built on the banks of Lake Pichola. Within the Palace you will find several minor palaces and 4 major palaces and the popular Jagdish Temple. You can also take a look at the Fatehsagar Lake, the Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir and the Sahelion Ki Bari which is a very unique experience. Later you can transfer to the hotel for the night.
Day 11 – Uadipur – Devgarh (193 K.M. – 4 ½ hrs)
Drive to Devgarh after breakfast and enroute you can visit Ranakpur, which is a Jain temple that was built by Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. The huge basement is laid on 48,000 sq. feet area. Here you can see four shrines, halls that are twenty four pillared and magnificent domes that have hundred columns for support. Transfer to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 12 – Devgarh
In Devgarh you have a leisure time and spend it the way you want. Stay at the hotel in Devgarh.
Day 13 – Devgarh – Jaipur (272 K.M. – 06 hrs)
Jaipur, the pink city is waiting for you with open arms and you can make the most of it. The whole city was painted in pink to honor the Prince of Wales. Visit the Chokhi Dhani that is a very popular folk dance of Rajasthan and have dinner. You can stay here overnight.
Day 14 – Jaipur
Now that you are here in Jaipur, visit the most popular Amber fort, which was the capital of the state. There is also the Sheesh Mahal that comprises of mirrors everywhere in the hall. It is a very unique experience. The Maharaja’s city Palace is also a very important palace in Jaipur. Along with it you can visit the Hawa Mahal, the beautiful structure that served as a place to watch the city life and royal processions for the princesses. Observatory and Ram Nivas gardens and the Pink rose residential and business areas. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 15 – Jaipur – Delhi (260 K.M)
Leave Jaipur in the morning for Delhi airport and board a flight back home.
END OF TOUR
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