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Rajasthan Camel safari
Camel safari in India can be the best adventure for you which gives an opportunity to explore the most populous desert of world, Thar Desert in Rajasthan. Camel Safari in India will take you through vast expanse of sand dunes while witnessing the unique wildlife of desert and their habitat which can be an experience of lifetime.
Desert of Rajasthan in India is different from anywhere in the world, here you will find small villages which you will go through with your adventurous camel safari journey and get a glimpse of culture, architectural heritages and colourful lifestyle of the people living in the extreme conditions. Rajasthan invites you to experience the thrill of camel back-riding across the Great Indian Desert with your friends, family or alone.
Duration : 09 Nights / 10 Days
Places Covered : Delhi:- Mandawa - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Jaipur - Delhi
Day 01: Arrival at Delhi
On arrival at the international airport in Delhi you would be received by our company representative who would assist you to your hotel. Overnight at Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi - Mandawa (250 Km)
After breakfast drive to Mandawa. Afternoon check in at hotel. After leisure our travel guide would assist you to visit Havelis in and around Mandawa. Overnight stay at Mandawa
Shekhawati is a colourful fantasy having a fascination uniquely of its own. The open-air art galley, as it is popularly called, is famous for its plethora of painted havelis, all commendable pieces of the rich artistic tradition of this region. It is famous for its Havelis (mansion) built by rich merchants of the region, display a unique architectural style that evolved around the courtyards to ensure safety and privacy of the women folk and protection from the heat of the long and harsh summers. The Havelis, painted predominantly in blue, maroon, yellow, green and indigo have beautiful wall paintings that adorn their walls.
Day 03: Mandawa - Jaisalmer (450 Km)
After breakfast proceed for Jaisalmer Evening arrival at Jasilermer. Check in hotel. Free for leisure. Overnight stay at Jaisalmer.
Rising from the Thar Desert like a golden mirage is the city of Jaisalmer. The Jaiselmer fort etched in yellow sandstone stands with all its awesome splendour. The life within the citadel conjures up images of medieval majesty visible in its narrow lanes strewn with magnificent palaces, havelies, temples and typical desert life of men women cattle and camels. The 80 meter high fort, perch on the hill, houses the entire township within its ramparts. It has enchanting narrow lanes dotted with exquisite havelis, beautifully sculptured Jain temples of the 12th-15th century and palaces. The fort is approached through four gateways -Akhaiya Pol, Ganesh Pol, Suraj Pol and Hava Pol. Some of the most exotic mansions or havelis, all intricately latticed, are strewn all over Jaisalmer each with a different facade. The Havelis of Nathmalji, Patwon and Salim Singh all in Yellow Marble of Jaisalmer are exquisite works of art. A camel safari through the interesting and remote desert villages of Roopsi, Doojasar, Kanoi, Kuldara and the Cenotaphs of Barabagh can be interesting. The villages are very special, as different communities inhabit them.
Day 04: Jaisalmer
After breakfast our travel guide would assist you for tour of Jaisalmer Fort stands almost at a height of 100 metre over the city and houses 99 bastions, a number of entrance gateways and a group of Jain Temples from 12th to 13th century. Overnight stay at Jaisalmer.
Day 05: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur (280 Km)
After Breakfast drive to Jodhpur (308 kms/06½ hrs) and on arrival in Jodhpur, check in at hotel. Afternoon: Free to visit the bazaars. Overnight in Jodhpur.
At the edge of the Thar Desert, the imperial city of Jodhpur echoes with tales of antiquity in the emptiness of the desert. The massive 15th century AD Mehrangarh Fort looms on the top of a rocky hill, soaring 125 mts. above the plains. A high wall encompasses the city -10 km long with 8 gates and innumerable bastions. The lifestyle in Jodhpur is unusually fascinating with people wearing lovely multi hued costumes, artistically designed. Shopping in Jodhpur bazaars is a heady experience with a colourful display of the rich collection of exquisite handicrafts. The tie-and-dye fabric, embroidered "jutis" or slippers in suede, camel skin, velvet and leather, beautiful silks, durries, marble souvenirs from Makrana, an extensive range of useful and decorative items etc., are of interest. he Mehrangarh fort is one of the most impressive and formidable structures. Invincible from the outside, the fort has four gates approached by a winding road. Within the fort are some magnificent palaces with marvellously carved panels with latticed windows These palaces house a fabulous collection of trappings of Indian royalty including a superb collection of palanquins, elephant howdahs, miniature paintings of various schools, musical instruments, costumes and furniture.
Day 06 : Jodhpur
Breakfast at hotel. Jodhpur, Founded in the 15th century by Rao Jodha, this erstwhile capital of Marwar state occupied an important place in the ancient silk route along with Bikaner and Jaisalmer. It is still a Jodhpur is still a leading commercial centre when it comes to cattle, camels, wood, salt and crops. Proceed for sightseeing of the city. Overnight at Jodhpur.
Day 07: Jodhpur - Jaipur (310 Km)
After breakfast drive to Jaipur and on arrival in Jaipur, assistance at check in. Rest of the time free for independent activities. Overnight in Jaipur
Day 08 : Jaipur
After breakfast our travel guide accompanies you on a visit to some popular tourist places of the city. Visit the majestic Amber Fort in outskirt of Jaipur. We take a elephant ride to the fort. Then proceed to the City Palace, the Hawa Mahal and the observatory. Evening we take a rickshaw ride in old walled city of Jaipur. Overnight stay at Jaipur.
the capital of Rajasthan is colour washed pink - the colour associated with hospitality in Rajput culture. This Pink City of fairy tale palaces, rugged fortresses perched on barren hills and broad avenues is picturesque. The first planned city of its time, a formidable wall encircles Jaipur. Morning Drive past by Hawa Mahal, known popularly as the Palace of Winds, is a facade built for the Ladies of the Royal household in the 19th century. The Amber Fort, the capital of the erstwhile State of Jaipur until 1728 is perched on a hill. It has halls of Public and Private audience, a Sheesh Mahal (hall of mirrors) various marble palaces which are marvelous examples of ancient Rajput architecture. The Temple of Amba (Mother Goddess), the patron deity of the Royal family is at the entrance to the palace. Ride an elephant to ascend the hill on which the Fort is situated.
City tour of Jaipur. Visit the City Palace -the former royal residence built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal styles which houses a museum with a superb collection of Rajasthani costumes and armoury of the Mughals and Rajputs, including swords of different shapes and sizes with ornate handles. It has an art gallery with an excellent collection of miniature paintings, carpets, royal paraphernalia and rare astronomical works in Arabic, Persian, Latin and Sanskrit. Also visit the Jantar Mantar - an astrological and astronomical Observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh in 18th century which is remarkable for its accuracy even at the present times.
Day 09: Jaipur - Delhi (260 Km)
After early breakfast Proceed for delhi. Afternoon check in hotel. Proceed for half day day tour of New Delhi covering Qutab Minar, Parliament house, President House, Raj Ghat. Overnight stay at Delhi.
Day 10: Delhi - Home
Breakfast at hotel. Day free to explore the city and finish last minute shopping. We ensure timely transfer to airport to board backhome flight with sweet memorable tour.
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