(Heritage On Wheels train is not
operational now, alternately we are sugesting the below itinerary)
The tour will take you to marvel palaces and forts of Rajasthan to camel
ride through Thar desert. You will also be getting a chance to explore the
villages and day-today activities of village people. This enchanting tour
will really make the trip unforgettable.
Delhi - Samode - Jaipur - Ajmer - Pushkar - Kuchman - Mandawa - Bikaner -
Khimsar - Jaisalmer - Osian - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi, you will meet our representative at the Airport. He will
assist for transfer escort you till check in. in the hotel overnight stay in
Day 02 : Delhi
After breakfast leave for full day Delhi sightseeing tour visiting the Raj
Ghat (Cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi), Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Humayun
Tomb, Qutub Minar & India Gate (War Memorial). Drive past President
House & Parliament House. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi - Samode
Morning drive to Samode i.e. 260 kms / 5 hrs drive. Upon arrival transfer
to the hotel. Later visit Samode Palace displays the excellence of
Rajasthani architecture. Samode Bagh was built by Rawal Sheo Singhji. It is
modeled on the geometric style of the Mughal Garden. Overnight stay in the
Day 04 : Samode - Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur i.e. 42 kms / 01 hrs drive. Enroute visit
to Amber Fort - Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. Elephant
ride / Jeep Safari is provided to ascend hill on top of which the fort is
situated. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Afternoon city tour of Jaipur
visiting the Hawa Mahal ? the palace of winds, the Observatory or the Jantar
Mantar. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 05 : Jaipur - Ajmer - Pushkar
After breakfast drive to Pushkar i.e. 145 kms or 3 hrs drive. Enroute visit
Ajmer Sharif. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Later visit Pushkar is
famous for its picturesque sites as well as more than 400 temples. Pushkar
Lake is the site of annual holy bath on Kartik Purnima. Pushkar Bazaar is
famous for its high range of handicrafts. Another important attraction in
the city is Man Mahal built by Raja Man Singh of Amber. Afternoon visit
Pushkar Lake, one of the holiest places of India and site of the Pushkar
Mela. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06 : Pushkar - Kuchman
Morning drive to Kuchman i.e. 100 kms / 2 ½ hrs drive. Upon arrival
transfer to the hotel. Later visit the Kuchaman Fort which is the most
important attraction of Kuchaman. Converted into a heritage hotel now, the
fort displays a rich collection of original inlay work in semi-precious
stones, glass and gold paint. The Sheesh Mahal (glass palace) is a sight to
marvel at. Meanwhile, a colorful bazaar located below the fort is a great
place to shop for handicrafts and fabrics. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 07 : Kuchman - Mandawa
After breakfast drive to Mandawa i.e. 140 kms / 03 hrs drive. Upon arrival
transfer to the hotel. Later sightseeing of Mandawa Castle Mandawa - an
ideal base to discover the legacy of 18th Century frescoes that adorn the
Havelies of this storybook town. With canopied balconies and turreted
battlements, it offers modern comforts with an old world charm. The
highlights of your stay is a royal repast where guests dine under the stars
entertained by a Rajasthani fire dancer. Also enjoy the picturesque view of
the desert state. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 08 : Mandawa - Bikaner
After breakfast drive to Bikaner i.e. 165 kms or 04 hrs drive. Upon arrival
transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure or you may
explore the local market by your own. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 09 : Bikaner
After breakfast sightseeing tour includes visit to the historic Junagarh
Fort, Bikaner Palace and the Golden Jubilee Museum. Overnight stay in the
Day 10 : Bikaner - Khimsar
After breakfast drive to Khimsar i.e. 157 kms / 04 hrs drive. Upon arrival
transfer to the hotel. Khimsar has a wide range of experience. The battle
scarred walls and turrets remind on of the glorious past. Cnstruction began
in 1523 AD, the family moved in during the 18th century when a new Zenana
(ladies wing) was constructed. Thakur Onkar Singh built a regal wing for
himself in 1940s. Khimsar fort ranks high amongst the premier classified
heritage hotels in India. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 11 : Khimsar - Jaisalmer
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer which is around 305 Kms / 07 hrs drive.
On arrival transfer to Hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight
stay at Hotel.
Day 12 : Jaisalmer
After breakfast full day sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer, which includes
visit to the 12-15th century Jain temples, Folk Museum, Gadi -sar Tank &
the colorfully painted homes known as Havelies. Evening drive to Khuri
Village, Khuri is a village 45 km South west of Jaisalmer. It is a delight
fully peaceful place with mud and straw decorated houses. Further proceed
for 1Km away from village, you can magnificent patches of sand dunes. You
can have camel ride here. People & village life can be seen on the way
to Khuri in various villages. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 13 : Jaisalmer - Osian - Jodhpur
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur i.e. 290 kms and 07 hrs drive. Enroute
visit to the Osian Temples. You may explore optional camel ride here. Upon
arrival transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure.
Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 14 : Jodhpur
After breakfast full day sightseeing tour of Jodhpur which includes visit
to the Mehrangarh Fort, Mahamandir Temple, Jaswant Tada, Clock Tower, Umaid
Bhawan Palace and Mandore Garden. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 15 : Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur
Drive to Udaipur which is 259 kms. & approx. 06 hrs, Enroute visit the
famous Ranakpur Jain temples. The intricately carved white marble is so well
preserved it belies the temples 500 years. The temple dedicated to the
Sun God is famed for its erotic sculpture. Upon arrival transfer to the
hotel for overnight stay.
Day 16 : Udaipur - Delhi - Out
After breakfast city tour visiting City Palace, drive around Fateh Sagar
Lake, Sahelion ki bari (Queen's resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok
Kala Mandir (Folk art museum). Udai Sagar and the also visit Island palace
of Jag Mandir. Later transfer to the railway station to board the train to
Delhi by train # 2964 Mewar Exp dep. 18:30 hrs. Overnight on board.
Day 17 : Delhi - Out
Arrive Delhi at 06:15 hrs. Upon arrival transfer to the Airport to board
the flight for onward destination.