Jaipur Arrival + Chowkhi Dhani Dinner
Today upon arrival at Jaipur airport or station transfer to the hotel. Afternoon will be at leisure. Towards the evening we can choose to visit Chowkhi Dhani for a traditional rajasthani sit down dinner along with various folk activities (own cost). Return to the hotel . Overnight at Jaipur.
Day 2 :
Jaipur City Tour
Today morning we begin exploration of Jaipur Enthralling historical Jaipur Rajasthan capital is the gateway to India most flamboyant state. The city colourful chaotic streets ebb and flow with a heady brew of old and new. At the city heart the City Palace continues to house the former royal family the Jantar Mantar the royal observatory maintains a heavenly aspect and the honeycomb Hawa Mahal gazes on the bazaar below. And just out of sight in the arid hill country surrounding the city is the fairy tale grandeur of Amber Fort Jaipur star attraction. Today we will explore all these attraction through the day and return to the hotel later in the evening. Towards the evening we can choose to visit Chowkhi Dhani for a traditional rajasthani sit down dinner along with various folk activities. Return to the hotel . Overnight at Jaipur.
Day 3 : Bikaner
Jaipur Drive to Bikaner (Appx 330 Kms 5 Hrs)
Morning check out and drive to Bikaner. On arrival check in at hotel. Proceed for sightseeing tour of Bikaner. Rao Bikaji visit the Junagarh Fort constructed between 1588 and 1593 by Raja Jai Singh a general in the Moghul Emperor Akbar army. The city is also called the Camel Country. Visit the camel breeding farm the only one in Asia. Also visit the Karni Mata Temple. Bikaner Founded in 1488 by a Rathore Prince Rao Bikaji a descendant of the founder of Jodhpur Rao Jodhaji Bikaner has a glorious past to tell. Situated in the north
of Rajasthan the walled city of Bikaner is famous for its sky touching forts camel safaris citadels and the wellknown camel festival. Overnight at Bikaner hotel.
Day 4 : Jaisalmer
Bikaner Drive to Jaisalmer ( Appx 330 Kms 6 Hrs )
Morning after breakfast we will drive to Jaisalmer No place better evokes exotic camel train trade routes and desert mystery. Ninety nine bastions encircle the fort still inhabited twisting lanes. Inside are shops swaddled in bright embroideries a royal palace and numerous businesses looking for your tourist rupee. Despite the commercialism it hard not to be enchanted by this desert citadel. Beneath the ramparts particularly to the north the narrow streets of the old city conceal magnificent havelis all carved from the same golden honey sandstone as the fort hence Jaisalmer designation as the Golden City. A city that has come back almost from the dead in the past half century Jaisalmer may be remote but it certainly not forgotten indeed it one of Rajasthan biggest tourist destinations. Evening we will enjoy a puppet show at a local theatre. Return to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 5 :
Jaisalmer City Tour
After breakfast start exploring Jaisalmer. Proceed to visit Jaisalmer Fort known as sonar quila rising from the sand the mega structure that merges with the golden hues of the desert ambience and the setting suns in its most colorful shades gives it a wonderful look. It simply a magic the bastions envelops a whole townships that consist of palace complex Patwon Ji Ki Haveli This is one of the largest and most elaborate Haveli in Jaisalmer and stands in a narrow lane. It is five storey high and is extensively carved. There are remnants of paintings on some of the inside walls as well as some mirror work. The most elaborate and magnificent of all the Jaisalmer havelis it has exquisitely carved pillars and exquisitely carved pillars and extensive corridors and chambers. Later will visit the Gadisar Lake and the markets of Jaisalmer to pick up some souvenirs for folks back home. Evening we will visit the Sam sand dunes and enjoy at camel ride jeep safari(own cost) . Overnight at Jaisalmer.
Day 6 : Dechu
Jaisalmer Dechu Desert (Appx 140 Km 3 Hrs)
Today morning after breakfast we check out and transfer to Dechu for the quintessential rajasthani experience if staying in desert camp on the sand dunes. Enroute we will visit the Jaisalmer war memorial as well. Upon arrival at Dechu we will check into our beautifully located desert camp and relax. Towards the evening we can opt to take a camel ride or jeep safari on the sand dunes(own cost). At night we will enjoy a traditional rajasthani folk performance under a staryy sky to bring to end a magnificient trip to this land of kings . Dinner and overnight at Camps.
Day 7 : Jodhpur
Jodhpur Transfer and Jodhpur City Tour (Appx 120 Kms 2 Hrs)
Today morning after breakfast we will check out from our camp and transfer to Jodhpur by road , upon arrival we will check into the hotel and later proceed for a city tour we will explore the city of Jodhpur Mighty Mehrangarh the muscular fort that towers over the Blue City of Jodhpur is a magnificent spectacle and an architectural masterpiece. Around Mehrangarh base the old city a jumble of Brahmin blue cubes stretches out to the 10km long 16th century city wall. The Blue City really is blue Inside is a tangle of winding glittering medieval streets which never seem to lead where you expect them to scented by incense roses and sewers with shops and bazaars selling everything from trumpets and temple decorations to snuff and saris. We will visit the Jaswant Thada and the fort and post lunch drive to Jaisalmer. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Overnight at Jodhpur.
Day 8 : Jaipur
Jodhpur Jaipur Departure ( Appx 300 Kms 6 Hrs )
Morning after breakfast transfer to Jaipur Airport or Station in time for onward connection. Enroute we can plan visit to Pushkar or Ajmer if time permits. Tour ends with Sweet Memories