Rajasthan Desert Tours
Duration : 17 Days / 16 Nights
Destination Covered : Delhi -Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Ramkunda - Peerwal – Sand Dunes- Jeseri - Kuldhara - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Jaipur – Delhi
Day 1: Arrival Delhi
Late evening arrival in Delhi. Assisted transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Stay overnight.
Day 2: Delhi
Day 2 after breakfast is booked for a tour of New and Old Delhi where you will visit the popular tourist attractions like Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar, President’s House, India gate. Drive past the Parliament area and the Laxmi Narayan temple. After lunch, you are going to cover Jama Masjid, Red Fort and Gandhi memorial. Stay overnight.
Day 3: Delhi – Mandawa (258 kms)
In the morning, have your breakfast and leave for Mandawa by road. After arrival,Rajasthan tour planner check into your pre-booked hotel. After lunch, you are going to enjoy a visit to the beautiful havelis of the Shekhawati region, erected during the 18th century. Overnight stay.
Day 4: Mandawa – Bikaner (220 kms)
In the morning, have your breakfast and begin driving towards Bikaner. Once you arrive. Get transferred to your hotel. The afternoon is booked to cover the major attractions of the city. The first visit will be Junagadh fort, originally known as Chintamani, which was commissioned under Raja Rai Singh of Bikaner. Later explore the popular Jain temples. Stay overnight.
Day 5: Bikaner – Jaisalmer (333 kms)
Have your breakfast. The morning is free for leisure activities. If you want then you can visit the local market. In the afternoon, hit the road to drive towards Jaisalmer, popular as “the Golden City”. Once you reach, complete the check-in formalities at your pre-booked hotel. Stay overnight.
Day 6: Jaisalmer - Badabagh - Baisakhai - Ramkunda
Post and begin your journey towards Badabagh. Once you reach, explore the royal cenotaphs of Bhatti Rajput Kings, the erstwhile rulers of Jaisalmer. Later, continue towards Baisakhai (a small village). Have lunch here and visit a Hindu temple. Proceed to Ramkunda, a religious site known for its Hindu temples. Dinner and night stay in tents.
Day 7: Ramkunda - Roopsi - Ludharwa –Chatrayil- Peerwal
Have breakfast. Later, continue to Ludharwa through Roopsi. It is a village where people of mixed cast live in huts made with mud and stick. En-route, have lunch at Ludharwa the former capital of Bhati Rajput kings, famous for its beautiful Jain temples. Proceed to Chatrayil, which is a traditional Muslim village. Reach Peerawal. Have dinner and overnight stay in tents.
Day 8: Peerwal – Salkha- Beri of Kanoi – Sam Sand dunes
Post breakfast, leave for Salkha, a typical Rajput village. Relish lunch here and proceed towards the Sam Sand dunes through Beri of Kanoi, housing numerous water wells. Spot the local ladies carrying a number of earthen pots on their heads that are filled with water. Reach the sand dunes. Enjoy a stay in luxurious camps, dinner around campfire and Rajasthan’s folk music. Overnight stay.
Day 9: Sand dunes - Kanoi - Masoordi - Jeseri
After breakfast, leave for Masoordi via Kanoi, a traditional carpenter’s village. Shop for wooden handicrafts to carry them as souvenirs. Observe the daily lifestyle of the locals. Lunch at Masoori (Masoordi), another small village (en-route). Continue to Jeseri, a known water tank bounded by mesmerizing scenery and an Oasis. Dinner and night stay.
Day 10: Jeseiri - Dedha - Deegasar - Kuldhara
Leave for Deegasar, as you have your breakfast. You will cross Dedha, a traditional Rajput village. Once your arrival at Deegasar, a beautiful village with a small lake, have lunch here. Proceed to Kuldhara, via a small Rajput Dhani, which means a group of houses, inhabited by the locals at the time when they indulge in cultivation. In the end, you will reach Kuldhara, a well-known tourist attraction as ancient village that was very well-planned. Night stay in camps.
Day 11: Kuldhara - Moolsagar - Amarsagar - Jaisalmer
After breakfast, begin your backward journey to Jaisalmer. On the way, visit Moolsagar, a small place containing tanks and gardens, known for its architectural marvels as well as paintings and also Amarsagar, a lake cum Oasis. Complete the check-in formalities on arrival. The day is free for leisure activities like simply relaxing, exploring the nearby surroundings on- foot or visiting the local bazaar. Overnight stay.
Day 12: Jaisalmer
Post breakfast, day 12 is for sightseeing of the city where you will cover the known attractions that may include Patwon Ki Haveli- a 5-story mansion which is one its kind in the city, Salim Singh Ki Haveli- a beautiful mansion built 300 years ago, etc. Stay overnight
Day 13: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur (265 kms)
Leave for Jodhpur, after having your breakfast. On arriving, complete the check- in at one of our listed hotels. The afternoon is free for your leisure activities. If you want then you can visit the local bazaar to shop for gifts and souvenirs. Stay overnight.
Day 14: Jodhpur
Post breakfast, the day is for visiting the prime tourist attractions of Jodhpur. Cover Clock Tower- built by Maharaja Sardar Singh, Mehrangarh fort- one of the largest forts of the country located at 400 feet and the Jaswant Thada mausoleum, an architectural landmark of Jodhpur. Overnight in Jodhpur.
Day 15: Jodhpur – Jaipur (334 kms)
In the morning of day 15, after breakfast, begin driving towards Jaipur, the Pink City. After reaching, complete the check-in formalities at your pre-booked hotel. The afternoon is free for leisure activities like visiting the market or simply resting in your room. Stay overnight.
Day 16: Jaipur
After visiting, begin the sightseeing in the Jaipur city. Your first visit will be Amer Fort, where you will enjoy an Elephant ride. After lunch, you will cover attractions like Hawa Mahal, Royal observatory, City Palace and Johari Bazaar, this market is famous for selling all varieties gemstones. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 17: Jaipur – Delhi (266 kms) -Departure
Post breakfast, start your road journey to Delhi. Upon arrival, get transferred to the airport or the railway station for your onward destination.