The Essence Of Rajasthan

Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days

Destinations Covered : Delhi – Samode - Jaipur – Samode - Nimaj – Rohet - Jodhpur – Rohet - Ranakpur – Narlai - Kumbhalgarh – Deogarh - Nathdwara - Delwara - Eklingji - Nagda - Udaipur - Udaipur – Mumbai

Day 1 : Arrive Delhi

On arrival transfer to Hotel.

Akshardham Temple - Delhi
Akshardham Temple - Delhi
Day 2 : Delhi

Explore the myriad sights of Old and New Delhi. The wide boulevards of Lutyens' New Delhi contrast dramatically with the narrow streets and scattered monuments that dominate Old Delhi.

Day 3 : Delhi – Samode

Morning drive to Samode and stay 2 nights at the spectacular Samode Palace, just outside Jaipur. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 4 : Samode - Jaipur – Samode

Morning drive past the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) and continue to Amber. Ascend to this hilltop fort on elephant back. After lunch explore Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. See the City Palace and the Observatory.

Day 5 : Samode – Nimaj

Morning drive to Nimaj and stay 1 night at the luxurious Chhatra Sagar tents, pitched on a dam, overlooking a huge lake teeming with birds.

Day 6 : Nimaj – Rohet

Morning free to walk undisturbed around the lake or upthe hill for fine views. Alternatively, venture out for bird watching and into the surrounding farming village by jeep, with a member of the owning family. Afternoon drive to Rohet and overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 7 : Rohet - Jodhpur – Rohet

Morning excursion to nearby Jodhpur visiting the imposing Meherangarh Fort. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 8 : Rohet - Ranakpur – Narlai

Morning drive to Ranakpur to see some of India's finest Jain Temples. After lunch at the charming Maharana Bagh Orchard, continue by road to Narlai and stay 1 night at Rawla Narlai.

Kumbhalgarh Fort
Kumbhalgarh Fort - Kumbhalgarh
Day 9 : Narlai - Kumbhalgarh – Deogarh

Morning drive to the mighty fort at Kumbhalgarh which broods over the surrounding landscape and offers spectacular views. Continue to road to Deogarh.

Day 10 : Deogarh

Day free to take a train ride through a pretty 'ghat' section, a jeep safari into the surrounding area, to go riding, to explore the village or to rest by the swimming pool.

Day 11 : Deogarh - Nathdwara – Delwara

Morning drive to Delwara, via the interesting temples at Nathdwara. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 12 : Delwara - Eklingji - Nagda - Udaipur – Delwara

Explore the enchanting lakeside town of Udaipur with its grand palaces and monuments, enroute visting Eklingji and Nagda.

Day 13 : Delwara

Full day at leisure to enjoy Devi Garh Fort Palace and surrounding area.

Day 14 : Delwara - Udaipur – Mumbai

Morning free. Afternoon drive to Udaipur and fly to Mumbai. Transfer to Hotel

Day 15 : Depart Mumbai

Departure for onward destination.