Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days.
Destination: Udaipur – Ranakpur – Jodhpur – Jaisalmer – Bikaner – Mandawa – Jaipur
Day 01: Arrival in Udaipur
After arriving in Udaipur, a representative of Shantanu Cultural Trails will pick you up from Airport and transfer you to the pre-booked hotel. Complete the check-in process and get freshen up. After that, relish a delicious breakfast at the hotel.
Enjoy the Udaipur city sightseeing tour. Visit the City Palace, Crystal gallery, Jag Mandir, Vintage and Classic Car Collection, and Sahelion ki bari (Queen’s resort for her friends) and don’t forget to see the beautiful Light and Sound Show in the City Palace in the evening hours. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02: Udaipur – Jodhpur
In the morning, after your breakfast set off for the blue city of Jodhpur. On your way to Jodhpur visit the revered Jain temples of Ranakpur, which is about 90 km from Udaipur. While touring the Jain temple complex visit the main Chaumukha Temple. Continue the journey to Jodhpur. After your arrival, the chauffeur will drop you at the pre-booked hotel in Jodhpur. Complete the check-in formalities and head to your room to relax and overnight stay.
Day 03: Jodhpur City Tour
After breakfast, you will be enjoying a full-day Jodhpur city tour. During this, you will be covering Mehrangarh fort – unsurpassed in beauty & grandeur. It is one of the largest forts in India. See the innumerable palaces in the fort, interspersed with sprawling courtyards, are intricately carved Jaswant Thada – The 19th-century royal cenotaph, a creation in white marble, Clock tower – The timely treasure of Jodhpur, Ummed Bhawan – the modern-day pride of Jodhpur and Mandore Garden – with the religious background. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Jodhpur – Jaisalmer
After having breakfast at the hotel, drive to Jaisalmer. Located in the heart of the Thar Desert, this fascinating city is an ideal stopover for adventure enthusiasts. Jaisalmer is a city of sand and stone and is called ‘the golden city of India’. On your arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel in Jaisalmer. In the evening set off for Khuri Village to experience a camel safari on Sand Dunes. Lose yourself into the golden fantasy during a camel safari. Return to the hotel for a night’s stay in Jaisalmer.
Day 05: Jaisalmer Sightseeing Tour
Have a relaxing breakfast at the hotel. Spend the entire day exploring the historical and religious sites of the city. Jaisalmer is dotted with several fascinating attractions such as the Jaisalmer Fort, Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli, Salim Singh Ki Haveli, Patwon Ji Ki Haveli, and Jain temple, etc. See the beautiful murals while touring the Havelis. Enjoy a camel safari in Sam Sand Dunes. Night stay in Jaisalmer.
Day 06: Jaisalmer – Bikaner
In the morning, after your breakfast drive to the desert city of Bikaner. Rao Bikaji founded the desert city of Bikaner in the 15th century. The city offers an escape from the hustle-bustle of urban city life. The driver will drop you at the hotel. Complete the check-in procedure and straight head to your room to relax. Spend the remaining part of the day at leisure. Night stay in Bikaner.
Day 07: Bikaner Excursion
In the morning leave for exploring the city. Have a brush with the past. Explore the historical and religious sites in Bikaner. Junagarh Fort, Lalgarh Palace, Jain Haveli Bhandeswari, Ganga Singh Museum, Rajasthan State Archive, Shiv Bari Temple and Deshnok Temple are some of the major tourist attractions of Bikaner. After a day trip, return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 08: Bikaner – Mandawa
In the morning, after relishing a delicious breakfast at the hotel depart for Mandawa. This small town in Shekhawati region of Rajasthan is known for its splendidly painted Havelis. Mandawa was established in the mid-18th century. The chauffeur will directly transfer you to the hotel. Walk aournd the village to see villagers busy with their day-to-day work. You can also do street shopping where you will get antique jewelry, handicrafts, and eye-catching furniture. Night stay in Mandawa.
Day 09: Mandawa – Jaipur
In the morning, you will be exploring the majestic painted Havelis of Mandawa. Enjoy authentic Rajasthani food anywhere in the nearby Dhabas or restaurants. Return to the hotel In the evening, complete the check-out formalities and depart for Jaipur. Arrive in Jaipur and transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel in Jaipur.
Day 10: Jaipur Sightseeing Tour
Wake up early in the morning and head to Amer Fort where you can enjoy elephant riding. Visit the Jaigarh Fort and have a look at the largest cannon on wheels in the world, named Jaivana. Visit the famous Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). Have a look at its immaculate Rajput architecture. Travel back in time while touring the museums in the City Palace complex. Explore the immaculate work of art and architecture, while visiting the Jantar Mantar. Also, visit Gaitor and do shopping. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 11: Jaipur – Departure
Shantanu Cultural Trails driver will drive you to the Airport or Railway Station to catch a flight or train for your onward journey.