Thar Desert Safari
Duration: 16 Nights / 17 days
Destinations: Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Badabagh - Lodharva - Salkha - Masoordi - Kuldhara -
Jodhpur - Jaipur - Delhi
Day 01 | Arrive Delhi
On arrival in Delhi by your international flight, meet and greet at the airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 02 | Delhi
Morning proceed on a tour of the capital city. The important places in Old Delhi include the majestic Red Fort, the historical Chandni Chowk, besides Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana. New Delhi includes the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the one-time imperial residence of the British viceroys; the India Gate, a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the World war; the Laxminarayan Temple, built by the Birlas, one of India's leading industrial families; Qutab Minar, built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty; and the lotus-shaped Baha'i Temple.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 | Delhi - Mandawa (260 Kms)
Morning drive to Mandawa. Arrive Mandawa and check - in at hotel. From this hotel you can take a walking tour of the "Havelis" in this region belonging to some of the leading business families of the country
Day 04 | Mandawa - Bikaner (200Kms) Book This Tour
Morning drive to Bikaner. Arrive Bikaner and check - in at hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Bikaner including The Junagarh Fort, built by Rai Singh between 1588 and 1593, has a 986-metre-long wall with 37 bastions. Also visit the government-managed Camel Research and Breeding Farm, the only one of its kind in Asia.
Day 05 | Bikaner - Jaisalmer ( 330 Kms)
Morning drive to Jaisalmer. Arrive Jaisalmer and check - in at hotel. The town is surrounded by mighty walls, which seem to grow up out of sun bleached desert sands.
Day 06 | Jaisalmer - Badabagh
Monring start Camel Safari for Badabagh, this site of royal cenotaphs of Bhatti Rajput Kings (The then rulers of Jaisalmer) Also visit Baisakhai, a typical village, visit a Hindu temple then proceed to Ramkunda, a holy place with beautiful landscapes & Hindu temples. Overnight in tent.
Day 07 | Badabagh - Lodharva
Morning proceed for Ludharva via Roopsi, a mixed cast village with mud and stick houses. Later visit Jain temple & proceed to Chatrayil, a traditional and typical Muslim village. Overnight in tent.
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Day 08 | Lodharva - Salkha
Morning proceed to Salkha: a traditional Rajput village. Later visit Sand dunes. Overnight in tent.
Day 09 | Salkha - Masoordi
Morning proceed to Masoordi via Kanoi, a typical carpenters village. Later proceed to Jeseiri, a water tank surrounded by Oasis and beautiful landscape. Overnight in tent.
Day 10 | Masoordi - Deesagar - Kuldhara
Morning proceed to Deegasar via Dedha, a Rajput village and the life style of Rajputs. Deegasar is a place that is surrounded with beautiful landscape and a small lake. Later proceed for Kuldhara via a small Rajput Dhani, a typical group of houses where people stay while cultivating their agriculture fields. Arrive Kuldhara and overnight in tent.
Day 11 | Kuldhara - Jaisalmer
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Morning proceed for Jaisalmer visiting Moolsagar and Amarsagar. Upon arrival check - in at hotel.
Day 12 | Jaisalmer
Day free for independent activities or stroll along the colourful bazaars of Jaisalmer.
Day 13 | Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
Morning drive to Jodhpur. Arrive Jodhpur and check in at hotel
Day 14 | Jodhpur
Morning sightseeing tour of Jodhpur including The Mehrangarh Fort situated at an altitude of about 125 metres is spread over an area of 5 sq. km and has seven gates. The Jaswant Thada is a white marble memorial built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant II in 1899. The Umaid Bhawan is a majestic building that presently functions as a hotel and museum. The Mandore Gardens, situated about 8 km from Jodhpur, has cenotaphs of the Jodhpur rulers. The Government Museum and Zoo are located in the pleasant Umaid Gardens.
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Day 15 | Jodhpur - Jaipur( 290Kms)
Early Morning: Drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur and check - in at hotel.
Day 16 | Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber Fort, situated just outside the city, you can have the unique experience of riding on elephant back to and from the top of the hill on which the fort is situated. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Jaipur including, City Palace in the heart of Jaipur is known for its blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Not far away is the Central Museum. Jantar Mantar, is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal ladies to watch the royal processions without being seen.
Day 17 | Jaipur - Delhi (260Kms)
Morning drive to Delhi in time to be transferred to International airport to board flight for onward destination.