There is no amazing and exclusive way to explore the rustic desert culture of Rajasthan than the camel safari expedition. The northwestern state of Rajasthan is sacred with the awe-inspiring Thar Desert that tenders some notable experiences of camel safaris together with magical glimpses into the perfection of avid deserts and its precious rich troves of melody, dance and natural panoramas. As the camel safari is one of the major reasons luring tourists to visit Rajasthan, we have come up with a 17 day and 16 nights itinerary package that will not only include 4 days of camel safari but also a visit to many nearby famous attractions including Agra, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Mandawa, Jodhpur, and Mandawa. We will offer all kind of facilities that will make your safari experience amid the sterile beauty of desert a memorable one. And for a truly unique experience, you will spend the nights in the desert under a clear sky with millions of stars radiating their light upon you. Your vacation in Rajasthan just can't get better than this. It is a great experience to explore the Thar - a vividly living, desert, vibrant and on the back of the swaying Camel. Regions of North India remains extremely cold during winters, so it is the best time for tourists to visit India.
Tour Duration : ( 16 Nights / 17 Days )
Destinations Covered : Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Ramkunda - Peerwal – Sand Dunes- Jeseri - Kuldhara - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Jaipur – Delhi
Day 1: Arrive in Delhi
Upon arrival meet and transfer to your hotel,evening free at leisure. Stay overnight.
Day 2: Delhi
After breakfast, venture out of your room for visiting the attractions of Old and New Delhi, which are going to include Laxmi Narayan Temple, India Gate, Parliament House. After lunch, you are going to cover attractions like Jama Masjid, Red Fort and Gandhi memorial. In the evening, attend a light and sound show. Stay overnight.
Day 3: Delhi – Mandawa (273 kms / 5 hrs)
Morning breakfast and begin your road journey to Mandawa. After arrival, check-in at your hotel. After lunch, move out of your room to explore the town of Mandawa. Visit the popular painted Haveli's and frescoes of the 18th century. Stay overnight.
Day 4: Mandawa - Bikaner (189 kms / 4 hrs)
Morning breakfast start journey towards Bikaner, check into your hotel. The afternoon go for sightseeing that will include Junagadh fort and the Jain temples which are around 27 temples, amongst others. The fort formerly known as Chintamani, was built during the fag end of the 16th century. Stay overnight.
Day 5: Bikaner – Jaisalmer (331 kms / 7 hrs)
Morning after breakfast is free for leisure activities. You can enjoy the city atmosphere or can visit the local market to shop for souvenirs. In the afternoon, begin your journey towards Jaisalmer, your base for camel safari. Once arrived, complete the check-in formalities at your hotel. Stay overnight.
Day 6: Jaisalmer - Badabagh - Baisakhai - Ramkunda
Morning breakfast and begin your camel safari towards Badabagh. On arrival, visit the royal cenotaphs of Bhatti Rajput Kings, who were once the rulers of Jaisalmer. Later, proceed to Baisakhai, a small village to have lunch. Here, you will also visit a Hindu temple. Continue your safari to Ramkunda. This is a religious place where you are going to visit the famous Hindu temples. Enjoy the scenic beauty here. Dinner and night stay in tents.
Day 7: Ramkunda - Roopsi - Ludharwa –Chatrayil- Peerwal
After breakfast, begin your safari towards Ludharwa through Roopsi, which is a village inhabited by people of mixed cast. It has houses made with mud and stick. Halt at Ludharva for lunch. Ludharwa, the former capital of Bhati Rajput kings, is popular for housing beautiful Jain temples. Continue towards Chatrayil, a traditional Muslim village. Finally you reach Peerawal where you will have dinner. Overnight in tents.
Day 8: Peerwal – Salkha- Beri of Kanoi - Sand dunes
Have your breakfast and continue to Salkha, which is a traditional Rajput village. You are going to have lunch here. Continue to the Sand dunes for which you will cross Beri of Kanoi, popular for housing numerous water wells. On the way, you might spot the local ladies, carrying a number of earthen pots filled with water on their heads. Arrive at the sand dunes where you are going to enjoy dinner along with campfire and desert folk music.
Day 9: Sand dunes - Kanoi - Masoordi - Jeseri
In the morning, post breakfast, continue to Masoordi. On the way, you are going to cover Kanoi. It is a regular carpenter village where you can shop for some wooden items that have been carved beautifully. Enjoy the sight of the daily lifestyle of the people. Stop at Masoori (Masoordi), a small village to savor lunch. Later proceed to Jeseri, a water tank that is bounded beautiful scenery along with an Oasis. Dinner and overnight stay close to the tank.
Day 10: Jeseiri - Dedha - Deegasar - Kuldhara
Have your breakfast and leave for Deegasar. You are going to pass through Dedha, a typical Rajput village. After you reach Deegasar, you are going to have your lunch here. It is a beautiful village that is surrounded by a small lake. Continue towards Kuldhara. En-route you will come across a small Rajput Dhani. It is a group of houses where the locals stay at the time of cultivating their fields. Finally, you reach Kuldhara, an extremely popular tourist attraction. This is an extremely well-planned village of ancient times. Overnight camping.
Day 11: Kuldhara - Moolsagar - Amarsagar - Jaisalmer-
After having your breakfast, leave for returning back to Jaisalmer, en-route Moolsagar and Amarsagar. While Moolsagar is a small place with garden and tanks but is quite popular for its paintings and architectural marvels. It also houses a beautiful Shiva temple. Amarsagar is a lake cum Oasis. Once you reach Jaisalmer, check-in at your hotel. Spend your day in doing the activities of your interest. You can relax, explore the surroundings on foot or can visit the local bazaar. Stay overnight.
Day 12: Jaisalmer
After breakfast, the day is booked for sightseeing that is going to cover Patwon Ki Haveli, a 5-story mansion which is one its kind in the city; Salim Singh Ki Haveli- a beautiful mansion that was built 300 years ago, Gadi Sagar tank, an oasis and the Heritage Museum. Stay overnight.
Day 13: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur (265 kms / 6 hrs)
After you have your breakfast, begin your road journey towards Jodhpur. After arrival, complete the check- in at your hotel. The afternoon is free. You can relax or explore the city, on foot. In the evening, you can shop at the local bazaar. Stay overnight.
Day 14: Jodhpur
Morning breakfast is to cover the to
urist attractions of the city. You are going to visit the Clock Tower that was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh, Mehrangarh fort- one of the largest forts in India that is situated at 400 feet and the Jaswant Thada mausoleum, an architectural landmark. Stay overnight.
Day 15: Jodhpur – Jaipur (334 kms / 7 hrs)
After breakfast, begin your road journey to Jaipur. Check -in at your hotel, after arriving. Have lunch and relax for sometime. The rest of the day is free for leisure activities. Visit the market or relax in your room. Stay overnight.
Day 16: Jaipur
The first tourist attraction of Jaipur that you are going to visit is Amer Fort, where you are going to enjoy an Elephant ride. Post-lunch visit are going to include Hawa Mahal, Royal observatory, City Palace and Johari Bazaar, well-known for selling all kinds of gemstones. Stay overnight.
Day 17: Jaipur – Delhi (250 kms / 5 hrs) Departure
After having your breakfast, begin your road journey to Delhi,In time transfer to the airport or railway station for your onward journey.