Welcome to the land of legendary Rajput
rules where you will be hosted at the houses and mansions of nobles and
former rulers of the area. Explore this age old land of shifting sand dunes,
forts, palaces and the temples with intricate carvings from the comforts of
these charming castles and homes with gracious hosts tracing their lineage
to the legendary kings and emperors
Day 01 : Delhi
Arrive Delhi where you will be met by our representative who will arrange
transfer to a small but clean and comfortable guest house before
transferring you back to the Railway Station to board an overnight train for
Abu Road (nearest railhead for Mount Abu).
Day 02 : Mount Abu
In the morning arrive Abu Road Railway Station where you will be met by our
car and driver for drive to the only hill station in the state of Rajasthan
located about 27 kms away. Upon arrival check in at the Kesar Palace which
is located atop a hill and is the property of Maharaj Daivat Singh of
Sirohi. Relax during the day and in the evening perhaps you would like to
walk to the Nakki lake and also see the sunset.
Day 03 : Mount Abu
Full day to explore the attractions of Mt. Abu including the famous Jain
Temples of Delwara with amazing architecture and finest carvings in marble,
visits to various peaks and temples and a drive on the hills of Mt. Abu.
Day 04 : Mount Abu - Udaipur (185 kms / 4.5 kms )
Drive to Udaipur. At Udaipur, check into Pahuna House of Hanwant Singh and
Hemant Kumari or the Kankarva Haveli with its owner Janardan Singh of
Kankarwa and his family. They are very charming hosts and will took after
you as a family member, while giving you a deeper insight into the
traditional Rajasthani lifestyle and culture. Rest of the afternoon is at
leisure and you could take an optional trip to the old city areas and walk
through the intricate narrow lanes of the lake City. Return to your guest
house in time for dinner.
Day 05 : Udaipur
Day leisure. You have the option of taking excursions to the historical
forts of Kumbhalgarh or Chittorgarh.
06 : Udaipur - Jodhpur( 260 kms / 7 Hrs)
Morning drive to Jodhpur (7 hrs) and see the world famous Jain Temple at
Ranakpur enroute. Upon arrival check in at the Indrashan -the home of Bhavna
and Chandrashekhar Singh of Raoti.
Day 07 : Jodhpur
Full day sightseeing of Jodhpur - the erstwhile capital of Marwar. The
region abounds in stories of legendary rulers -their loves, intrigues and
foibles. The hosts will retell the stories in the evening while having
dinner at the Fort.
Day 08 : Jodhpur - Chandelao Garh
Your host here is Pradyuman Singh who will take you along on a Village
Safari in his jeep to the remote and rural areas around and show you the
Potters, Weavers and other villages/communities as well as help you spot
some of the migratory bird and wildlife in the form of antelopes before
reaching his Chandelao Garh. In the afternoon take a walk through the
typical Rajasthani village. Dinner is generally hosted on the terrace and
from here you will be able to see the Jodhpur city lit up in the horizon.
Day 09 : Chandelao Garh - Jaipur
A long drive to Jaipur (7.5 hrs). Stay with Jaideep Singh and his family in
the newly developed Khatipura area of the Pink City or in the Prime
residential area of Bani Park in jaipur where Digvijay Singhji and his wife
Kavita are your hosts.
Day 10 : Jaipur
Full day sightseeing of Amber and Jaipur, the twin cites, one is famous for
its massive hilltop fort where the elephants will take you upto the fort and
pink city of Jaipur.
Day 11 : Jaipur - Peharsar
Drive to Peharsar 150 kms / 4 hrs -Check in at Chandra Mahal Haveli where
you will be the guests of Giri and Yogendra Singh. Afternoon visit Keoladeo
Ghana Bird Sanctuary on cycle rickshaws with the rickshaw drivers showing
them the variety of migratory birds as well as other species of fauna and
flora of the sanctuary.
Day 12 : Peharsar
Day for an excursion to Agra (2 hrs) to see the renowned monument of love
-Taj Mahal and the grand capital of Mughal Emperor- Akbar at Fatehpur Sikri
Day 13 : Peharsar - Delhi
Drive to Delhi (5 hrs). Check into the guesthouse. Afternoon explore Delhi
and its markets for last minute shopping.
Day 14 : Depart Delhi
Transfer to Airport for your flight ( Hotel Checkout 12 : 00 hrs)