Rajasthan Village Tour
Duration : 13 Nights / 14 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Jodhpur - Luni - Dhamli - Deogarh - Narlai - Kumbhalgarh - Ranakpur - Narlai - Udaipur - Dungarpur - Delhi
Day 01 : Abroad - Delhi
Arrive Delhi. Meet and assistance on arrival and transfer from airport to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi
Full day sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi visiting Jama Masjid (the largest mosque in Asia), Red Fort (built between 1639-48 by the Shah
Jahan, the creator of the Taj Mahal), the Rajghat (the cremation site of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi) and Qutab Minar (72m high), the most perfect of towers of the Persian world. The drive through New Delhi includes the Embassy area (Diplomatic Enclave), government buildings, India Gate, Birla Temple, Connaught Place and past Safdarjang's Tomb (1753 AD).
Day 03 : Delhi - Jodhpur
Morning flight to Jodhpur and transfer to Hotel Umaid Bhawan Palace, a vast building where the Maharaja still maintains his residence. Afternoon visit the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort and see the cenotaphs of former rulers at Jaswant Thada. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04 : Jodhpur - Luni
Morning drive to Luni and check into Chanwa Fort Luni, an exceptional example of Rajput architecture. Afternoon village safari around Luni. See Bishnoi tribal villages and rural, Rajasthani life.
Day 05 : Luni - Dhamli
Morning drive to Dhamli, a typical Rajasthani village. Stay at Beautiful Dhamli Fort. Afternoon explore the village and see the traditional artisans at work.
Day 06 : Dhamli - Deogarh
Morning drive to Deogarh, a delightful small town reminiscent of a Rajasthan, that few see today. Stay one night at the Deogarh Mahal, an exquisitely restored, hilltop fort. Afternoon exploration of the typical Rajasthani village surrounding the fortress before paying an evening visit to the fascinating cave temple and a stunning view point at sunset.
Day 07 : Deogarh - Narlai
Morning drive to Narlai for two nights at Rawla Narlai, a 17th century fortress gifted by Maharaj Umaid Singh to his brother in 1925 and, at the time, a hunting lodge.
Day 08 : Kumbhalgarh & Ranakpur
Morning excursion to kumbhalgarh, a massive hilltop fort surrounded by walls and comprising a maze of temples and palaces. After lunch at the Aodhi Hotel, visit some of the most impressive temples in all India; the Jain Temples of Ranakpur.
Day 09 : Narlai - Udaipur
Continue south to the enchanting city of Udaipur for one night at the Lake Palace / Shiv Niwas Palace. Afternoon take a sail on Lake Pichola
Day 10 : Udaipur - Dungarpur
Morning visit the majestic City Palace, the lovely Sahelion Ki Bari and Jagdish Temple. Afternoon drive to Dungarpur, a small town nestling in the Aravalli Hills. Stay two nights at the 19th centruy Udai Bilas Palace, the former royal residence, and lying on the banks of the Gaibsagar Lake.
Day 11 : Dungarpur
Morning at leisure. Afternoon drive up to the old palace to see the colourful and vibrant frescoes, exquisite miniature paintings, glass and mirror inlay work. Proceed to the top of the hill to watch the sun set over the hills.
Day 12 : Dungarpur - Udaipur - Delhi
Morning at leisure. Afternoon drive to Udaipur in time to board connecting flight to Delhi. Upon arrival, transfer to international airport for flight to the next destination.
Day 13 : Delhi - Abroad
Early morning flight to next destination