Villages of Rajasthan are the basic building unit of this world famous heritage and culture that makes it so vibrant and lively that every year lakhs of people access these areas just for getting closer to the magnificent way of living. Be it the Great Desert of Thar, the life like celebration in daily chores can be traced and marked in every nook and corner of this city. Be it the hottest place during the summers, the passion for life and celebration of festivities, no body known better then the people of Rajasthan.
Day 1 Delhi Arrival
The tour representative from Essence India Tour will escort you to your hotel where your overnight stay will be scheduled.
Day 2 - Delhi to Shekhawati Tour (Mandawa-Jhunjhunu-Nawalgarh-Mandawa)
Begin your excursion towards the most awaited moment when you will touch down the Land of Royal with your arrival at Mandawa Fort where stay and heritage walk experience will welcome your arrival with the best served memories.
Shekhawati Region of Rajasthan
This region was categorised with this name due to the rule of Shekhawat Rajput who built their forts and palaces as per division of area. The distinct culture and living attributes contributed to the distinct level of artistic marvel that can be seen and experienced with a detailed visit of places like Dundlod, Jhunjhunu, Nawalgarh and adjoining villages.
Note: the selection of places will be discretionary and can be altered at your option.
Enjoy your stay at the heritage fort and experience the life of local people by interacting and watching their daily living chores. Stay overnight in the fort.
Day 3 Mandawa-Bikaner
After a delicious breakfast get transferred to Bikaner, the City of Camels to enjoy your upcoming trip. After arrival, evening will be spent with Camel safari to the nearby areas for a little change with a touch of rural side of Rajasthan.
Day 4 Bikaner Sightseeing
Bikaner is another heritage place which was established by Rao Bika who was brave ruler of this region who gave magnificent fort and palace to this place which makes Bikaner a must watch place in Rajasthan Tour.
Major tourist attraction places in Bikaner that must be included in sightseeing are Junagarh Fort, Gajner Palace, Lalgarh Palace, Bhandasar Jain temple and other than monument visit you can also enjoy camel safari which is altogether a different experience.
Stay overnight in your hotel and relax yourself for the upcoming trip.
Day 5 Bikaner-Jaisalmer
Embark your journey for another sizzling destination Jaisalmer, famously known as Sun City. Presence of yellow sandstone in the architecture of the iconic Sonar Fort makes it shine like hold that makes Jaisalmer the Sun City additionally the reason that Jaisalmer is the city that receives the sunshine first in the Rajasthan region make its known as so.
After arrival at pre-booked hotel explore a little around your place and stay overnight.
Day 6 Jaisalmer Sightseeing
The city of Jaisalmer was historically a major trading centre with countries like Afghanistan, Persian where merchants played a major role in defining and structuring this majestic city’s ambience.
Major places that you will cover in today’s trip will be Patwon Ki Haveli, Salim Singh Ki Haveli, Sonar Fort, Gadisar Lake and Nathmal Ki Haveli.
Enjoy a memorable sunset at Gadisar Lake and come back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 7 Jaisalmer-Manvar
After breakfast at hotel you will begin your journey towards the next destination Jodhpur enjoying the scenic beauty en route. Enjoy evening camping at the Manvar or alternatively you can also schedule your stay in a hotel.
Enjoy local sightseeing of the rural area where folk music and dance will make you relieve from the tiredness and you will find yourself in a different world altogether. Manvar is the most ideal sight when it comes to witness a true rural experience as the desert landscape merging with the life in almost no discomfort in the life of locals is an exclusive experience.
Day 8 Manvar – Jodhpur
The Blue City-Jodhpur is the next destination of the rural tour where you will reach by road with a chauffeur driven car.
Day 9 Jodhpur Sightseeing –Rohet Transfer
Your guided tour to the Jodhpur will begin with the most famous Mehrangarh Fort which was once the power centre of Rajput Rulers who laid foundation of this glorious city. The glory of this massive fort is magnificent was constructed I the year 1459 AD has a mix of many architecture style as it took years to get completed. Other major attractions in the day tour will include Jaswant Thada, Ummaid Bhawan Palace, Mandor Garden and Kailana Lake.
Enjoy shopping of Tie n Die work fabric and other local handicraft speciality for making your tour a memorable tour for lifetime. You will be transported to Rohet by road. Stay overnight.
Day 10 Rohet-Ranakpur-Udaipur
This small town is located in hilltop surrounded by lush green bushes and tall trees where a peaceful and magnetic group of Jain temple is situated that dates back 15th century. This amazing temple has 80 domes, 29 halls and 1444 pillars in which every single pillar bears unique carving design. A detailed tour of this place will bring out amazing facts associated with Ranakpur temple that will bring you closer to the heritage of Rajasthan.
Continue driving towards the Udaipur and relax overnight in your pre-booked hotel.
Day 11 Udaipur Sightseeing
The most romantic city situated in eastern Rajasthan which was formerly was the major place in Marwar region is now the host of world’s most famous and talked about destination weddings being the house of 44 artificial lake offering captivating view of palaces sitting in between them. The major tourist attraction in Udaipur are City Palace, Jag Mandir, Monsoon Palace, Saheliyon Ki Bari, Taj lake Palace, Bagore Ki Haveli and evening view of Fateh Sagar.
Stay overnight in your hotel or alternatively a lavish dinner can be scheduled for you at the Jag Mandir where watching the calm lake sitting at your chair with the most exotic dishes of your choice is eligible to become the most luxury dinner experience being at Udaipur.
Day 12 Udaipur-Deogarh
The beautiful small town located on hill top of Aravali ranges die to its peculiar position attracts nature beauty to its surroundings. The Rajmahal Palace belonging to 17th century has amazing architecture inside that speaks loud about the glory of that period of bygone era. Mahadev Temple is another attraction that will be covered after fort visit.
Day 13 Deogarh-Jaipur
Today morning you will be transported to Jaipur by road and your arrival will be escorted by team member of Essence India Tours.
Jaipur Night Tourism:
The newly introduced program by Rajasthan Tourism Department is a package that cannot be missed. This tourism will begin after sunset where the old city of Jaipur (the compound known as Pink City) will be covered with a detailed tour of Albert Hall, Night Bazaar (Johri bazaar, Chaura Rasta etc) City Palace and Hawa Mahal. Glory of Birla Temple after sunset becomes magnificent with an unbeatable shine of white marble.
Day 14 Jaipur Sightseeing
Jaipur, a city where art, culture, heritage and heart winning hospitality comes together in one single package. The most beautiful city adorned with jewels of its pride Rajputana history even today maintains that ambiance that can be felt and experienced as soon as you start exploring it. The day long sightseeing of Jaipur will comprise of places like Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Jal Mahal, Govind Dev Ji Temple, Albert Hall Museum and Birla Temple.
Enjoy an energetic evening at Rajasthan Themed Resort to experience the music and food of Rajasthan. Come back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 15 Jaipur-Pushkar
You will be today transported to the pious city of Pushkar touring Ajmer for its world famous Ajmer Shareef Mosque.
The legendary Brahma Temple of 14th century is dedicated to lord Brahma for which Hindu Mythology suggest that this temple dates back to some 2000 years. The sacred pond nearby to the temple has a very interesting story which suggest that it came into existence when the lotus leaves (the beloved flower of Lord Brahma) fell from Lord’s hand resulting into creation of this pond. Lakhs of devotes come here for sacred dip on the holy water mostly on the full mood day.
Stay overnight in your hotel.
Day 16 Pushkar –Agra
After breakfast at hotel, get started for heading towards the magnificent city- Agra, truly termed as the City of Taj. Since Taj Mahal is the one which makes Agra known worldwide for its non-comprehendible beauty which is difficult to explain in words. With the help of driver, you will arrive at your pre-booked hotel at Agra where you will check-in and get relaxed. Enjoy evening tour of Taj Mahal as catching its rustic beauty during the twilight is a special attraction. Come back to hotel after strolling through the local market.
Day 17 Agra- Delhi
Morning will begin with the early sunrise hour’s visit of Taj Mahal where a detailed guided tour will take you deep into the history and untold stories about this mausoleum. After Taj visit you will cover Agra Fort, Itimad-ud-Daulah and Akbar’s Tomb where use of Persian architecture style is a great eye catcher.
After reaching to Delhi by car get relaxed in your pre-booked hotel and rest of the day will be at your disposal.
Day 18 Delhi Departure
Board your flight from Delhi depending upon the scheduled plan saying good bye to Rural RajasthanTour.