Camel Safari & Hiking in Rajasthan
Without Pushkar Festival:  19 Days
With Pushkar Festival:   20 Days
Best Season: Oct - March

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk.

  • Visit the narrow lanes of Old Delhi market.

  • Visit India's largest mosque - Jama Masjid. 

  • Joyous Camel Safari in the Thar Desert.

  • Trekking in Aravalli hills through tribal villages.

  • Boat ride in Lake Pichhola in Udaipur with picnic lunch by lake side.

  • See pottery work.

  • Excursion to Amber fort on Jeep.

  • Visit historic and magnificent forts.

  • Sightseeing of the beautiful Taj Mahal.

  • During Pushkar Festival, enjoy the buzz and activities.

The land of Rajasthan is vibrant and colourful, finely balanced with a rich history of fierce battles and kingdoms.  With majestic forts and palaces; deserts and lakes, Rajasthan is a platter full of experiences and enjoyment.  Every corner of this lively state will amaze you with its grandiosity and stateliness.  With the streets full of colourful saris and turbans, impressive mustaches and exotic brilliance, it is the ultimate destination to satiate all your cultural, artistic or shopping needs and to know more about the diversity that lies in India.  Apart from the lineage of culture and history that Rajasthan carries proudly on its shoulders, the landscapes are a beauty to the eyes.  The festivals are equally energetic and they leave you feeling giddy with enthusiasm and vigour.  The cultural state of Rajasthan is a great place to unwind and get away from the fast-paced life.

 

On this tour, we take you on a journey through the land of Rajasthan, even the lesser known areas. We trek on the foothills of the Aravalli range and soak in the rural life of Rajasthan. The joyous Camel Safari takes us on a slow paced journey through the That Desert and trekking on the foothills of Aravalli, amidst rural and tribal villages will bring us closer to the rural life of Rajasthan.

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DETAILED ITINERARY
 
 
Day 1 - Departure
Depart from your home country.
Day 2 - Delhi 
Arrive at the International Airport where you will be warmly received by our representative. We do sightseeing of Old Delhi. This part of Delhi has an old world charm to it, with narrow lanes dotted with shops selling almost everything. In these lanes, we take a rickshaw ride, which is an amusing and different experience. We also visit the largest mosque Jama Masjid, also known as Friday Mosque, which can accommodate about 25,000 people. On our way back, we drive by India Gate, Parliament House and President's Estate, which are all in the New Delhi. Overnight in hotel.
Day 3 - Delhi / Nawalgarh
We drive 240 km / 5 hrs to Nawalgarh - famous for its old havelis and palaces. We do sightseeing of some havelis. Overnight in hotel.
Day 4 - Nawalgarh / Bikaner
Today, we drive 230 km / 4 hrs to Bikaner - the desert town. We visit the majestic Junagarh Fort. Located in the arid Thar Desert, it is one of the few forts in Rajasthan not built on hilltop. Overnight in hotel.
Day 5 - Day 7 - Bikaner / Jaisalmer
Our 3 days' Camel Safari begins between Bikaner and Jaisalmer. The joyous ride goes through rural villages, and the nights are spent in open air, under the stars. At the end of the Safari, we drive 200 km / 5 hrs to Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is also nicknamed as the 'Golden City' because the yellow sand and the yellow sandstone used in the architecture gives the city a yellowish-golden tinge. Overnight in hotel.
Day 8 - Jaisalmer
Today, we do sightseeing of Jaisalmer. We visit the Jaisal Fort. It is one of the largest fortifications in the world. A World Heritage Site, the Fort stands amidst the sandy expanse of the Thar Desert. We also visit the Jain Temples and famous Town Mansions of Jaisalmer. Overnight in hotel.
Day 9 - Jaisalmer / Jodhpur
We drive 290 km / 5 hrs to Jodhpur. The city of Jodhpur is dubbed as the Blue City due to the blue paint applied on the walls of the old city. The hues of blue give the city a serene atmosphere and provides a pleasing and soothing effect to the eyes. On reaching Jodhpur, we visit the muscular Mehrangarh Fort. One of the largest forts in India, Mehrangarh Fort towers over the city and is a magnificent spectacle and an architectural masterpiece. Later, we visit the cenotaph - Jaswant Thada and the Hindu temple - Mahamandir. Overnight in hotel.
Day 10 - Jodhpur / Ranakpur
In the morning, we drive 170 km / 3 hrs to Ranakpur, which is known for its magnificent architecture and numerous pillars. It is also widely known for its marble Jain temple. Upon arrival, we do sightseeing of the Ranakpur Jain temples. According to legend, it is believed that the temple was constructed by a local Jain businessman, after he got a divine vision. Overnight in hotel.
Day 11 - Day 12 - Ranakpur / Ghanerao
From Ranakpur, we begin our 2 days' trek in the Aravalli Hills, through tribal villages. The trek is an interesting one as it gives us the chance to be close to the locals and interact with them.  We come across the Bhil and Garasia tribes of Rajasthan. We also get to watch them perform their daily chores at close proximity. 1 night in tent. On reaching Ghanerao, we spend the night in hotel.
Day 13 - Ghanero / Udaipur
In the morning, we visit a tribal village, where we can meet the tribals and see their everyday chores. Later, we drive 120 km / 2 hrs to Udaipur, which is also known as the Venice of the East. Overnight in hotel.  
Day 14 - Udaipur
Today, we do sightseeing of Udaipur. We visit the beautiful City Palace. The City Palace of Udaipur is considered to be the largest of its kind in Rajasthan. It provides a panoramic view of the city and its surroundings.  We then drive to Sahelion ki Bari, or the Garden of Maids of Honor. It was built by Maharaja Sangram Singh II for the women attendants who came as a part of the princess' dowry. Later, we do a boat ride in the romantic waters of Lake Pichhola. Overnight in hotel.
Day 15 - Udaipur / Pushkar

In the morning, we drive 280km / 6 hrs to the Holy town of Pushkar. It is an important Hindu pilgrimage centre and has one of the few Brahma temples in the world. It has a Holy Lake around which are many Ghats. Overnight in hotel.

In case of Pushkar Festival, find detailed Itinerary here.

Day 16 - Pushkar / Jaipur

Overnight in hotel. In the morning, we visit the Brahma temple and one of the 52 Ghats. Later, we walk around the local market. We then drive 145 km / 3 hrs to Jaipur, which is bathed in hues of pink. Overnight in hotel.

Day 17 - Jaipur

Today, we do the sightseeing of the Pink City, which is covered with fascinating architecture and history.  In the morning, we do an excursion to the breathtaking Amber Fort on Jeep. Former capital of the Jaipur state, the Fort is an ethereal example of Rajput architecture. the magnificent fort was built in the 16th century and shows a mesmerizing blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. Later, we visit other wonders of Jaipur such as the honeycombed Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace), the Royal Observatory - Jantar Mantar and the beautiful City Palace.  Overnight in hotel.

Day 18 - Jaipur / Fatehpur Sikri / Agra

Today, we leave behind the colourful state of Jaipur and drive 240 km / 4 hrs to the land of Taj Mahal - Agra. En route, we stop to marvel at the majestic Fatehpur Sikri - the once capital of Mughal Empire. Later, we drive 40 km / 1 hr to Agra. Overnight in hotel.

Day 19 - Agra / Delhi / Departure

We visit the mesmerizing white beauty the Taj Mahal today. Built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and is an eternal symbol of love. This majestic white structure still continues to awestruck many. Later, we also do the sightseeing of Agra Fort - a majestic sandstone structure. The Fort was earlier the residence of the Mughal dynasty and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With the image of Taj Mahal fresh in our minds, we drive 220 km / 5 hrs to Delhi. Transfer to airport for your journey back home.

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For Pushkar Festival:
Day 1 - Day 15 the same as above.
Day 16 - Pushkar

We spend the day enjoying the world famous Pushkar Festival, with it's vibrancy, music and colours. The fascinating activities of Pushkar Festival are simply enthralling and leaves us filled with energy and positivity.

Day 17 - Pushkar / Jaipur

Overnight in hotel. In the morning, we visit the Brahma temple and one of the 52 Ghats. Later, we walk around the local market. We then drive 145 km / 3 hrs to Jaipur, which is bathed in hues of pink. Overnight in hotel.

Day 18 - Jaipur

Today, we do the sightseeing of the Pink City, which is covered with fascinating architecture and history.  In the morning, we do an excursion to the breathtaking Amber Fort on Jeep. Former capital of the Jaipur state, the Fort is an ethereal example of Rajput architecture. the magnificent fort was built in the 16th century and shows a mesmerizing blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. Later, we visit other wonders of Jaipur such as the honeycombed Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace), the Royal Observatory - Jantar Mantar and the beautiful City Palace.  Overnight in hotel.

Day 19 - Jaipur / Fatehpur Sikri / Agra

Today, we leave behind the colourful state of Jaipur and drive 240 km / 4 hrs to the land of Taj Mahal - Agra. En route, we stop to marvel at the majestic Fatehpur Sikri - the once capital of Mughal Empire. Later, we drive 40 km / 1 hr to Agra. Overnight in hotel.

Day 20 - Agra / Delhi / Departure

We visit the mesmerizing white beauty the Taj Mahal today. Built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and is an eternal symbol of love. This majestic white structure still continues to awestruck many. Later, we also do the sightseeing of Agra Fort - a majestic sandstone structure. The Fort was earlier the residence of the Mughal dynasty and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With the image of Taj Mahal fresh in our minds, we drive 220 km / 5 hrs to Delhi. Transfer to airport for your journey back home.

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