Royal Rajasthan Desert Tour
Duration: 17 Days
Itinerary At Glance:
Experience the stark beauty of the Rajasthan desert with Ghum India Ghum, a premier tour operator in India. Our tour package takes you on an exploration of the western side of the country, where you'll traverse the vast expanse of the Thar Desert. This inhospitable yet fascinating region shares a border with the Pakistani states of Punjab and Sindh along the Sutlej-Indus river valley.
Our journey includes visits to famous places such as Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, and Jodhpur. Each location offers a unique glimpse into the rich culture and heritage of Rajasthan, a state known for its tourist-friendly atmosphere.
Despite the daily challenges of desert life, you'll be amazed by the joy and resilience of the local people. This tour package offers a rare opportunity to visit small villages in Rajasthan and witness firsthand how people thrive in these desert communities.
Capture breathtaking landscapes, serene lakes, and vibrant local life on this unforgettable journey. As one of the best travel companies in India, Ghum India Ghum ensures an enriching travel experience. Our dedicated travel agents in Delhi are committed to providing exceptional service, making us a top choice among tour operators in India, travel agencies in Delhi, and tour and travel companies in India and Delhi.
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Itinerary at Glance :-
Day 01:- Arrival Delhi
On arrival in Delhi for your Rajasthan Desert tour. After completion of your immigration formalities and luggage collection come out of exit gate no 5 of Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi. Our friendly representative will be waiting for you with your name Placard board. Later transfer to your pre-booked hotel in a comfortable spacious car. Rest or the day free for Relaxing. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 02:- Delhi Local ( Many Delhi Monuments are closed on Monday )
Post Delicious breakfast at hotel, gear up for full day Delhi city tour, Start with Old Delhi city tour by visiting- The Red Fort, Jama Masjid, The silver street of Chandni Chowk, Spice market, Raj Ghat. For better understanding of Old Delhi tour you may go for Rickshaw ride tour and ride through the bazaars and streets of Old Delhi (Optional tour). Later Post Lunch go for New Delhi city tour visit The famous Hindu temple -Birla Mandir, The India Gate, The Rashtrapati Bhavan - President's House, The tomb of Emperor Humayun, Qutab Minar and The Bahai Temple(Lotus Temple) if time permits than also visit Bangla sahib Gurdwara (Sikh Temple). Post completion of Place to visit in Delhi tour or best itinerary for Delhi tour, stay overnight in Delhi hotel.
Day 03:- Delhi to Mandawa ( 260kms/ 5hrs )
This cheerful Morning, Post yummy buffet breakfast at hotel, drive to your 2nd destination Mandawa on your Rajasthan desert tour. On arrival check in to your pre-booked hotel. Post lunch visit Mandawa tourist places start with the painted havelis of the Dundlod town and surrounding areas of the Mandawa, Mandawa was founded in 1755 by Shree Thakur Nawal Singh which is still the home of his descendants, has beautiful mansions and havelis. Iconic Mandawa castle is one of the finest castles of Rajasthan, India which is now a turned into a heritage castle Mandawa hotel and house of priceless collection of armories, ancestors costumes, canons from 1820 ancient coins, numismatic collection and many other interesting items, preserved in a museum. Night stay in Mandawa.
Day 04:- Mandawa to Bikaner Local ( 190kms/3 hrs)
This morning post a healthy breakfast at the hotel, check out and drive to the next place Bikaner on your desert tour of Rajasthan. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Afternoon city sightseeing tour. Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bikaji in 1488. But long back Bikaner city was the main trade center on the caravan routes from Africa and West Asia. Bikaner major features are rippling sands and abundant sunshine. The city is enclosed by a 7 Kms wall, which has five entry gates. Places to see in Bikaner are imposing walls and which have a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and mosques. Founded by Late Raja Rai Singh the fort is distinguished by its long range of 37 pavilions, a line of balconies and aerial windows of varying designs. Other important places to visit in Bikaner are Lallgarh Palace, the museum, Bhanda Sagar Jain, Deshnoke Rat temple and The Camel’s Breeding Farm. Night stay in Bikaner. Place to visit in Bikaner.
Day 05:- Bikaner to Jaisalmer ( 330kms/5hrs)
Morning post nutritious breakfast drive to Jaisalmer on your Rajasthan Desert Safari tour- on the way induces a dramatic picture of utter magic and brilliance of the desert. The hostile terrain notwithstanding the warmth and color of people is simply overwhelming. Jaisalmer's one of the major sightseeing point is the 12th century Jaisalmer Fort and beautiful havelis which were built by wealthy merchants of Jaisalmer are yet another interesting aspect of the city, enjoy beauty of the sloppy sand dunes while you ramble your way in a camel safari. The famous Bhatti Rajput ruler Rawal Jaisal, Jaisalmer is named after him, he founded Jaisalmer in 1156. The drive passes by dry vegetation, with villages of colorfully dressed people. Huge no. of camels and camel carts, sheep and goats pass by you. On arrival in Jaisalmer, check in the Hotel. Rest the day is free at leisure. Night stay in Jaisalmer.
Day 06:- Jaisalmer to Bada Bagh to Baisakhai to Ramkunda
This morning post healthy breakfast at hotel, start your luxury Rajasthan desert tour by camel to reach Bada Bagh is the site of royal gravestone of Bhatti Rajput Kings (The then rulers of Jaisalmer). Have your lunch at Baisakhai it's a typical Rajasthani village witness real rural life of India or best example of rural tourism in India or Eco tourism in India, Later visit a popular Hindu temple then proceed to Ramkunda, a holy place with beautiful landscapes & Hindu temples. Dinner and overnight in tents.
Day 07:- Jaisalmer Ramkunda - Roopse - Ludharva -Chatrayil
After tempting breakfast at the tent proceed to the next important place Ludharva via Roopsi, it is a mixed cast village with mud and stick houses. Have your Lunch at Ludharva, Also visit Jain temple than proceed to Chatrayil, a traditional and typical Muslim village, Post tour reach Peerawal. Dinner and overnight at tents.
Day 08:- Chatrayil to Salkha Beri of Kanoi- Sam Sand dunes
Post yummy breakfast at tent, Check out and proceed to the next destination Salkha village tour which is a traditional Rajput village. After your lunch then proceed towards Sam Sand dunes on the way to visit Beri of Kanoi. It is a place packed with water wells here you will be amazed to see how women balancing big pots on their heads and wearing eye-catching colourful dresses. On arrival at sand dunes check in into pre-booked tents and have your delicious multi cuisine dinner at Sam Sand Dunes Camps, Enjoy desert folk music, campfire is at sand dunes.
Day 09:- Sam Sand dunes to Kanoi to Masordi to Jessieri
After nutritious breakfast at the tent, proceed towards Masordi village on the way visit Kanoi village walk a typical carpenter's village where you can see and buy beautifully handmade carved wooden items. Later, arrive Masordi and have your lunch. Post lunch travel towards Jessieri is famous for water tank surroundings by Oasis and beautiful landscape. Dinner and overnight stay in a tent near that tank.
Day 10:- Jeseiri to Dedha to Deegasar to Kuldhara
Post healthy breakfast at camp, proceed to Deegasar on the way go for Dedha village tour which is a Rajput village and here you can see the lifestyle of Rajputs. Have your authentic Rajasthani lunch at Deegasar, a beautiful place surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and a small lake. Further proceed for Kuldhara via a small Rajput Dhani : A typical group of houses where people stay while cultivating their agriculture fields. Later arrive at Kuldhara village: here you will see planning of villages in ancient times on your Kuldhara village tour. Overnight at camps.
Day 11:- Kuldhara to Moolsagar to Amarasagar to Jaisalmer
After tempting breakfast at the tent, leave for Jaisalmer via Moolsagar and Amarsagar which is 6kms from Jaisalmer. On arrival, check in into the hotel. Rest of the day free to relax. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 12:- Jaisalmer city tour and Camp Stay
Post yummy buffet breakfast at hotel, go for a city tour of Jaisalmer, start with huge Jaisalmer Fort, situated over the Trikuta hill, this fort is the biggest and the most beautiful landmark of the city. The fort is mostly occupied by shops, stalls, and a number of other business concerns. It is also called Sonar Quila or the Golden fort, rising from the sand, the mega structure merges with the golden hues of the desert ambience. The Jain temple located inside the fort was built between 12th to 15th century, carrying testimony to Rajasthan unique artistry. Do visit the havelis, the mansions built by the wealthy merchants, which are still in very good condition. The intricate craftsmanship is beyond parallel. The popular havelis like Alim-Singh-ki-Haveli and the Patwon-ki-Haveli are phenomenal for their exclusive cutwork, yellow and red stone treatment and the bracket-shaped decoration of peacocks. The rich merchants of Jaisalmer were influenced by the traditional style of the royals, constructed huge mansions (havelis) adjacent to each other in the nature of medieval culture and lavishly decorated walls and ceilings and intricately carved outdoors and interiors. In the afternoon post lunch, visit the Khuri Sand Dunes camps or go for a desert safari tour of Jaisalmer and the traditional Rajasthani Desert Village. Hop on a camel back to view the sunset from the dunes, (Same camels to be used for Safari - getting to know the camels) as the sky is set on fire. It can be an unforgettable experience. Overnight in Jaisalmer Camp.
Day 13:- Jaisalmer to Jodhpur Local (280kms/5hrs by road)
After tempting breakfast, checkout from the hotel and Later drive to Rajasthan's 2nd biggest city and also known as one blue city of India. Jodhpur is a very famous tourist destination of India, it has offering for all age groups it has many forts, palaces and temples. Jodhpur is also called as the Cultural capital of Rajasthan, Jodhpur is also famous for its local cuisine. On arrival in Jodhpur and transfer to the hotel. Check in at the hotel after a hectic day tour. Overnight at Jodhpur hotel.
Day 14:- Jodhpur City tour
Post a relaxed breakfast at hotel, later go for city sightseeing tour of Jodhpur, stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan, was founded in 1459 by Prince Jodha. Visit Iconic the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low stunning sandstone hill. There are a lot of tourist attraction points inside the Mehrangarh fort, visit Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph, built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant singh II around 1899 and don't forget to visit Umaid Public gardens. After completing place to see in Jodhpur or things to do in Jodhpur or tour of important tourist attractions in Jodhpur.
Day 15:- Jodhpur to Jaipur ( 340 kms/6.5 hrs by road)
After a healthy breakfast at the hotel, Start your 4th day of colorful Rajasthan tour package and drive to Jaipur popularly known as pink city India. Jaipur is the only city in the world symbolising the nine divisions of the universe through the nine rectangular sectors subdividing it. The historic walled city of Jaipur in Rajasthan, which was founded in 1727 AD under the rule of Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur is popular for its exemplary architectural legacy and vibrant culture, it made its official entry into the UNESCO World Heritage Site list recently in 2019. On arrival in Jaipur by late evening & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 16:- Jaipur Sightseeing tour
This morning post nutritious breakfast, go for guided City tour of Jaipur by visiting the Amber fort, built in 16th century famous for its artistic style, enjoy an elephant ride(own Expense) at Amber, later visit Jal Mahal which is situated in middle of Man Sagar Lake. Drive past the Hawa Mahal-a Palace of winds,This architectural feature allowed cool air from the Venturi effect to pass through, thus making the whole area more pleasant during the high temperatures in summer. In the afternoon post Lunch you will visit the city palace and museum the magnificent pillars, lattice or jali work, carved marble interiors and inlaid ornamentations make the palace beautiful in appearance and a treat to watch for the visitors, walk to adjacent Jantar Mantar an astronomical observatory, you may also visit famous Albert hall. Post completion of Place to visit in Jaipur or best itinerary for Jaipur tour or place to see in Jaipur or things to do in Jaipur or tour of important tourist attractions in Jaipur, stay overnight in Jaipur hotel.
Day 17:- Jaipur to Delhi (By road Approx. 06 Hrs.) - Departure
After tempting the breakfast, pack your bag and baggages with a promise of coming back again and again to Incredible India Tours. Proceed to Delhi Airport station on time to board your flight/train with a lot of sweet memories of your holidays.
Accommodation On double/ Twin sharing in mentioned/similar hotels
Meal Plan Will Be On Cpai (Room + Breakfast ).
Stay 2N Delhi, 1N Mandawa, 1N Bikaner, 3N Jaisalmer, 1N Ramkunda, 1N Peerawal, 1N Jessieri, 1N Kuldhara, 2N Jodhpur, 2N Jaipur.
All transfer in By Air Conditioned Private car.
All meals in camps
Local English speaking guides for a day in Jaipur, Agra, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer
All sightseeing As Per The Itinerary
Airport Pick -up & Drop
Inter State Taxes
All Hotel Taxes
500ml packaged water daily per person
Package cost as per 02 person travelling together
Website costing as per standard hotels, email us for upgraded hotels packages
For Solo Traveler Paid extra 599 USD Extra
Meals Not Mentioned In The Itinerary
Entry Fees To Monuments And Palaces.
Anything Not Mentioned In The Inclusions.
Porterage At Hotels And Airports, Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Liquors, Wine, Etc.
All Items Of Personal Nature.
Any Cost Arising Due To Natural Calamities Like Landslides, Roadblocks, Etc.
Any Increase In Taxes Or Fuel Leading To An Increase In Surface Transport.
Mandatory X- Mas / New Year Eve Supplementary Charges , That Should Be Paid By The Guest Directly To The Hotels Concerned..
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**All tours are organised and managed by government authorised travel agency and guides. Ghum India Ghum is registered with Government of Delhi(India) under act 1932 no. 9 and Also registered under Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India & Tourism Department of India.