Camel Safari Tour in India

Camel Safari Tour in India

Tourism in India

Destination Covered:

Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaislamer - Badabagh - Baisakhai - Ramkunda - Roopse - Ludharva - Chatrayil - Salkha Beri Of Kanoi - Masoordi - Jeseiri - Dedha - Deegasar - Kuldhara - Moolsagars - Amarsagar - Jaislamer - Jodhpur - Jaipur - Delhi

Duration:
16 Nights / 17 Days
Tour Category:
Day 01 - Arrive Delhi
Arrive in Delhi, the capital city of India. After completing formalities with customs and immigration, you will be received by our representative with Traditional Indian Welcome (with garlands).

Delhi is the capital of India since old times. Delhi's history dates back to the first millenium BC, when it was known as Indraprastha. The Tomar Rajputs built Lal Kot, the core of the first of Delhi's seven cities. It is the epicenter of the nation's politics, economy and culture. History is alive and throbbing in Delhi, the capital of India.
Afterwards transfer to your hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 02 - In Delhi
After breakfast you embark on your sightseeing trip of Delhi City which would include the visit to Old Delhi and New Delhi-

Old Delhi: An ancient walled city. Here you would see the Red Fort, the most opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire, Rajghat the Samadhi of our Father of Nation, Jama Masjid the largest mosque in India and Chandni Chowk the bustling and colourful market of the old city.

New Delhi: The city designed and built by the British in the 1920’s- a city of wide boulevards impressive Government Buildings, green parks and gardens. First you will visit the two monuments from the Delhi’s past Humayun’s Tomb and Qutab Minar. Then your drive takes you along the ceremonial avenue, Rajpath, past the Imposing India Gate and Parliament House.

After completing the sightseeing return back to the Hotel for Overnight.
Day 03 - Delhi- Mandawa By Road (Approx 270 Kms/06 Hours)
After breakfast drive from Delhi to Mandawa. On arrival in Mandawa you check in to the Hotel.

The Shekhawati, which means the garden of the Sheikh, is Rajasthan’s open-air art gallery. The region is famous for its painted mansions with beautiful frescos. A tour of the city is a veritable education of India’s fascinating art. The wall art remains unmatched in the world, as it reveals the glory of the bygone era. Shekhawati, museum of fresco art, is close to Delhi, on the way to Jaipur. The unique form of wall decoration practised at Shekhawati provides an excellent reference about social influences on artists commissioned by merchants to paint their mansions.

The Shekhawati region lies in the triangular area between Delhi, Jaipur and Bikaner. In the early 14th century, a number of Muslim clans moved into the area thereby giving rise to a township, which developed into important trading post on the caravan routes emanating from the ports of Gujarat.

In the evening take the walking tour of the town. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 - Mandawa – Bikaner By Road ( Approx 170 Kms /04 Hours )
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to the desert commercial center of Bikaner, Rajasthan via Fatehpur that falls on the ancient spice route to Central Asia. On arrival in Bikaner, check in at hotel.

In the afternoon, proceed for a half day sightseeing tour that includes visits to the 15th century Junagarh Fort, the many palaces, pavilions, courts and temples with the complex, Lalgarh Palace, and Camel Breeding Farm. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Bikaner.
Day 05 - Bikaner – Jaislamer By Road ( Approx 330 Kms /06 Hours )
Breakfast in the hotel. This morning drive to Jaislamer- Unlike any other city, this desert fortress is one of Rajasthan's most exotic and unusual towns.

Jaisalmer, an important ancient trading centre because of its strategic location on the camel trade routes, is often described as the 'golden city'. The havelis, built by merchants of the 19th century, are exquisitely carved from golden-yellow sandstone and are still in a beautiful condition. The fort built by Rawal Jaisal in the 12th century, stands on the 80 metre high Trikuta hill, with beautifully carved Jain temples. The annual desert festival take place in January and February each year and is a riot of colour and activity. Jaisalmer is also famous for its embroidery, Rajasthani mirror work, rugs, blankets, antique, stonework and camel safaris into the barren sand-duned desert.

Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Rest of the evening free at leisure. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 06 - Jaislamer – Badabagh – Baisakhai – Ramkinda
Gear up for the first camel ride after the breakfast. Mounted on a camel begin from Badabagh: The site of royal cenotaphs of Bhatti Rajput Kings (The then rulers of Jaisalmer), halt for lunch at Baisakhai: a typical village with a Hindu temple and then proceed to Ramkunda, a holy place with beautiful landscapes & Hindu temples.
Dinner and Overnight stay will be in the tents.
Day 07 - Ramkunda – Roopse – Ludharva - Chatrayil
After having breakfast proceed to Ludharva via Roopsi, a mixed cast village with mud and stick houses. For lunch,halt at Ludharva, visit Jain temple & proceed to Chatrayil, a traditional and typical muslim village and later reach Peerawal.

Dinner and Overnight stay will be in the tents.
Day 08 - Chatrayil – Salkha Beri Of Kanoi – Sand Dunes
The journey continues after breakfast as proceed to Salkha: a traditional Rajput village. Have lunch and proceed towards the undulating Sand dunes, via Beri of Kanoi: a place packed with water wells. The amazing sight of village ladies balancing the water pots on their heads as well as their colourful dresses gives a true insight of the Chromatic state of Rajasthan. Reach sand dunes. Dinner with entertainment programs like desert folk music, campfire is at sand dunes. Overnight stay will be in the tents.
Day 09 - Sand Dunes – Kanoi – Masoordi - Jeseiri
Proceed to Masoordi via Kanoi after lunch. Typically a carpenters village, there are a number of beautifully carved wooden items put on display for sale. Arrangements for Lunch are made at Masoordi.

After lunch, we leave for Jeseiri: a water tank surroundings by Oasis and beautiful landscape. Enjoy your dinner and over night stay near that tank. Overnight stay will be in the tents.
Day 10 - Jeseiri – Dedha – Deegasar - Kuldhara
This morning proceed to Deegasar via Dedha after breakfast. This Rajput village windows the life style of Rajputs. Have your lunch at Deegasar: a place surrounded with beautiful landscape and a small lake.

Proceed further for Kuldhara via a small Rajput Dhani: A typical group of houses where people stay while cultivating their agriculture fields. Arrive at Kuldhara: where you can the ancient village planning. Overnight at camps.
Day 11 - Kuldhara – Moolsagars – Amarsagar – Jaislamer
This morning after breakfast leave for Jaisalmer via Moolsagar and Amarsagar. You are checked into a Hotel on arrival and have the rest of the day to yourself. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 12 - In Jaislamer
This morning after the breakfast embark on the full day city tour where you would visit Patwon Ki Haveli, Salim Singh Ki Haveli, Gadi Sagar tank & Museum. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 13 - Jaislamer - Jodhpur By Road ( Approx 285 Kms – 05 Hours )
This morning after the breakfast drive to Jodhpur-

Jodhpur, the heart of Rajasthan and the majestic jewel of her eternal crown, iluminate the Thar, enriching the desert with enterpreneurship, scholarship and art. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight will be in Jodhpur.
Day 14 - In Jodhpur
Breakfast in the hotel. This morning embark on the full day city tour where you would visit:

Balsamand Lake and Palace: This lake and garden complex lies about 7 kms from Jodhpur. Balak Rao Parihar constructed a 'Bundh' here in 1159, and Maharaja Sur Singh enlarged this Bundh. It is an artificial lake with a summer palace on the embankment.

Clock Tower and Sadar Market: A prime attraction of the city is the Clock Tower and the colourful Sardar Market near it with a wide range of handicrafts giving immense shopping pleasure to the locals and the guest visiting.

Guda Bishnoi: There is a small artificial lake, where one can see migratory birds, blackbucks and chinkaras. 25 kms. away from Jodhpur, are the immaculately kept villages of the Bishnoi community renowned for their abiding concern for and practice of environmental conservation. Khejri trees and deer thrive in these villages.

Jaswant Thada: Close to the fort complex lies this white marble cenotaph, built in 1899, in commemoration of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II where rare portraits of Jodhpur's rulers are also seen.

Mandore: This was the former capital of Marwar situated about 9 kms north of Jodhpur. The gardens of Mandore house the royal cenotaphs or 'dewals' of the Maharajas. The Hall of Heroes contains 15 figures carved out of a rock wall and the Shrine of 33 crore Gods, is painted with figures of gods, spirits and divinities. They provide the perfect venue for The Marwar Festival, held in memory of the heroes of Rajasthan.

Mehrangarh Fort: Located at the very centre of the city visible from the surrounding area is Mehrangarh literally meaning "Majestic Fort". A collection of musical instruments, palanquins, furniture and cannons on the fort's ramparts are well - preserved.

Return to the hotel after the sightseeing. Overnight will be in Jodhpur.
Day 15 - Jodhpur – Jaipur By Road ( Approx 350 Kms – 06 Hours )
Breakfast in the hotel. This morning drive to Jaipur.

Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan, also known as 'Pink City' is surrounded by an ancient 20ft high wall and eight gates. Situated at a distance of 280 km away from Delhi, today, Jaipur is the personification of the old order influence the new. An inherent interest for colour and design penetrated over stratum of society, and jewelry, crafts and architecture became objects of fascination equally between prince and peasant. Jaipur is also the main tourist hub of Rajasthan tourist circuit. From here you can reach out to places like Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Pushkar, and many more such destinations from Jaipur. Jaipur is also the third corner of the famed Golden Triangle tourist circuit of India along with Delhi and Agra.

Upon arrival check in to the hhotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight will be in Jaipur.
Day 16 - In Jaipur
Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast start the sightseeing of Amber Fort followed by city tour-

Amer Fort: 11 Kms from Jaipur- A marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and reflected in Matao lake below. The magnificent old Citadel, a labyrinth of massive walls and towers, shrouds an exquisite marble palace, pillared and carved glimmering with a million tiny mirrors, which creates tanatalising reflection effect. The ascent to the fort is on a gaily caparisoned elephants.

Afternoon sightseeing of Jaipur City visit the-

City Palace Museum: An imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal Art. The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princess, carpets an armoury of old weapons , miniature paintings portraying court scenes , battle scenes and processions.

Janatar Mantar: (Observartory): Jantar Mantar, built between 1728 and 1734, literally means the ‘instruments for measuring the harmony of the heavens’. Jai Singh, the brain behind the grand project, chose stone with marble facing. This was the biggest of all his observatories and the only one built of stone. He used it daily, often with his astronomy gurus Pandit Jagannath and Kewal Ram. In all there are 17 instruments in the Jantar Mantar complex. The function of each instrument is rather complex but serves a particular function where time plays the main theme.

Hawa Mahal: (Palace of Winds): A five storeyed wonder with a spectacular pyra midal façade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires.

After completing the sightseeing return back to the hotel for overnight.
Day 17 - Jaipur – Delhi By Road ( Approx 260 Kms – 06 Hours )
Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast free till departure. This afternoon drive to Delhi, where on arrival assisted in the departure to the International airport to board the flight back home.
 
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