Rajasthan Desert Tour
Duration : 06 Nights / 07 Days
Destinations : Jaipur ( Arrive )- Jaipur(02 Nights)- Jodhpur(01 Night)- Jaisalmer(02 Nights)- Bikaner(01 Night)- Jaipur Drop
Pick up from Rly Stn. / Airport. & transfer to hotel and check in. Afternoon tour of Jaipur. Jaipur - the capital of Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince and ever since, it has retained this colour. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit Maharaja's City Palace, the Observatory & Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas. Overnight Jaipur.
After breakfast, depart for half day excursion to Amber Fort (Elephant Ride at extra cost subject to availability), The Ancient Capital of the state until 1728. Visit the Jagmandir or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors, Jai Mahal and Temple of Kali. Ascend on elephant back, the hill, on which the fort is situated. Afternoon half day city sightseeing tour visiting Maharaja City Palace and the observatory-drive past Hawa Mahal or the palace of winds and through the rose-pink residential and Albert Museum Hall & Birla Temple. Overnight at the Hotel.
JAIPUR - JODHPUR
After Breakfast & check out from hotel & drive to Jodhpur. Arrive Jodhpur and check in at hotel. Later proceed for local city sightseeing tour. Jodhpur, stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan, was founded in 1459 by Prince Jodha. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill. Within the fort, visit Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph, built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant singh II around 1899 and Umaid Public gardens. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
JODHPUR - JAISALMER
In the morning proceed to Jaisalmer, the golden city of Rajasthan, situated in the heart of the Thar Desert. On arrival check in to a hotel. Stay Overnight at Jaisalmer.
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of The Golden City - Jaisalmer. Visit the 12th century magnificent fort at Jaisalmer (This is the highlight of the tour). Also visit the beautifully and magnificently carved Havelis of Salim Singh ki Haveli and Patwon ki Haveli and Gandhi Sagar Tank, followed by a visit to the Barabagh Hill. In the late afternoon proceed to Sam to enjoy a camel safari in the amazing sand dunes up to the sunset point. Return to a nearby village for dinner amidst Rajasthani musicians playing haunting tunes. Stay Overnight at Jaisalmer.(Tented accommodation can be provided at supplement cost).
JAISALMER - BIKANER
Breakfast at the camp. Later continue to Bikaner by surface. Check in at hotel. 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 well-known camel festival. Overnight at Bikaner hotel.
BIKANER - JAIPUR DROP
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for sightseeing tour of Bikaner.Rao Bikaji, a descendant of Jodhaji - the founder of Jodhpur, founded this desert town in the North of the state in 1488. Visit the Junagarh Fort, constructed between 1588 and 1593 by Raja Jai Singh, a general in the Moghul Emperor Akbar's army. The city is also called the "Camel Country". Visit the camel-breeding farm - the only one in Asia. Visit the Karni Mata Temple. Afternoon drive back to Jaipur and upon arrival drop at Rly Stn. / airport for onward Journey.