Off the charted routes, tour the fascinating heritage of India. Explore destinations with centuries of history, culture and untold stories. Covering locale areas with a pleasures offer and off the tourist radar, this is your chance to explore the mysterious side of India. Start the tour with the enthralling treasures of Delhi. Have fun in the tour of the sand dunes of the Thar Desert. The outstanding Chittorgarh Fort is one of the inspiring highlights you will come across. The awe-inspiring architectural delights of Ranakpur Jain Temples are a memory that you will cherish for the lifetime. Sawai Madhopur is one stop where you will proceed for a wildlife adventure in the Ranthambore National Park. Go on an unconventional, untested method of exploring the heritage of India and especially the Royal region of Rajasthan. Start with digging the treasures of Delhi and continue to royal provinces of north India. The inexperienced Neemrana, Mandawa, Bikaner and Deshnok and Khimsar shall mesmerize you. Unravel the secrets of the bygone days at Nimaj and the exquisite Jain temples of Ranakpur. Dungarpur, Bundi and Tehla contribute to the cherished experiences of your holiday. Also, spend some quality time sightseeing in Churu which is a popular attraction for tourists due to its architecture - the grand palaces of Kanhaiya Lal Bangla and Surana, and its 400-year-old fort, among other things.
Tour Duration : ( 13 Nights / 14 Days )
Destinations Covered : Delhi – Churu – Khimsar – Nimaj – Ranakpur - Dungarpur – Chittorgarh – Bundi - Sawai Madhopur – Tehla – Delhi
Day 1: Delhi
Arrive at the New Delhi International Airport, meet and transfer to the hotel. After that leave for sightseeing tour from Red Fort, Raj Ghat where Mahatma Gandhi, The Father of the nation was cremated in 1948. Next, visit the Red Fort, built of red sandstone dating from the very peak of the Mughal power.The India Gate is the iconic national monument of India. The Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Presidential Palace and the Secretariat buildings. Marvel at the architecture, heritage and history.Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Delhi – Churu (300 km / 6 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Churu. On arrival check-in at hotel, Freshen-up & proceed for Churu Heritage Walk.Walk through Dharamsputa, a tall red stand-stone tower. Then proceed towards the local Bazaar. Make a stop at Surana Haveli. Built in the 19th century, it was built by the Kothari family who were successful Jain merchants. Next, proceed towards Surana Double Haveli which is also known as Surana Hawa Mahal, the Wind Palace. Pay respects to the Balaji Temple, contrasting with the plainness of the more concealed north wall. There are some gold paintings above the temple door and also in the porch of the shrine. The Mantri Chhatri has paintings on the basement walls and also in the dome, the latter mostly incarnation of Vishnu.
There is also an Optional Tour to Mandawa. This town in the Shekhawati region is home to some of the most thrilling architectural marvels. Visit the various fascinating mansions (havelis) that have lavishly painted walls. It narrates untold stories of the era gone by.
Come back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Churu – Khimsar (250 km / 5 hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Khimsar. On arrival check-in at hotel,after thatgo for a jeep safari,the intriguing landscape is truly worth exploring. Stop for tea and refreshments at the Khimsar Dunes Village. Enjoy the beautiful views of the blissful sunset.Return to hotel for rest.
Day 4: Khimsar - Nimaj
Early morning, after breakfast proceed for Black Buck Safari. The Panchala Black Buck reserve is home to three species of antelope, the Blackbuck, Chinkara and Bluebull. Sight the wildlife in their natural habitats.Late in the morning proceed to drive to Nimaj. On arrival, check-in at hotel. Day is free for leisure activities at hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5: Nimaj
Morning breakfast,and then proceed for Village Tour. The "Dhani", Hamlets of Bishnoi, Seervi and Kumawatcommunities, Tribal settlements are simply intriguing. Marvel at the wonderful style of their home. Learn about their lives. Interact with the friendly folk who are proficient in various arts and skills. Next stop is Jal Tarang. Here a Romantic cruise at Chhatra Sagar Dam awaits you.You can also take up the Optional Tour to Jodhpur. The Blue City has some memorable delights for you. Visit the Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada and the vibrant markets.Come back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Nimaj - Ranakpur
Morning breakfast,then leave for the drive to Ranakpur.En-routeexplores the Kumbhalgarh Fort. It was the most important citadel after Chittorgarh in the Mewar region. On arrival check-in at hotel, after that proceed to visit Ranakpur Jain temple,The exquisite architecture, carvings were built during the reign of the Rajput monarch Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. The gifted king was tolerant and supported the progress of other communities.There are four subsidiary shrines, twenty-four pillared halls and domes supported by over four hundred columns. It is a sight one must not miss.
Day 7: Ranakpur - Dungarpur
After breakfast drive to Dungarpur, en-route visiting Udaipur. The city of lakes is one of picturesque sights of the desert state. The marvelous monuments narrate intriguing stories. On arrival, check-in at your pre-booked hotel. Return for overnight stay.
Day 8: Dungarpur
Today you have an interesting day planned for you. After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing. Start with a visit to Juna Mahal. The 13th century seven-storeyed edifice resembles a fortress with crenulated walls, turrets, narrow entrances and corridors to slow down the march of the enemy. The Gaib Sagar Lake is a famous shrine of Shrinathji lies along the lake. The shrine is a merging of several beautifully built temples with one main temple. One sight one must not miss is Rishabdeo. The 14th century temple is renowned for its elaborate carvings and precious stone-studded idol of Lord Kesariyaji. Also pay respects to Deo Somnath. The 12th century temple of Lord Shiva is legendary sight. Drive back to Dungarpur. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 9: Dungarpur - Chittorgarh
Morning breakfast drive to Chittorgarh. After you reach, check-in at hoteland thenensue for Chittorgarh Fort. The city was formerly known as Chittaur.From the 7th century to the 16th, was the capital of Mewar under the Rajputs. Evening is free for leisure activities at the hotel.Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 10: Chittorgarh - Bundi
Today make an early start to Bundi after breakfast. On arrival, check-in at the pre-booked hotel. Freshen-up andproceed to visit Taragarh Fort. The Taragarh Fort circlets the summit of a steep hill overlooking the town,the architecture is of note and the views are stunning. Next, visit the Sukh Mahal. It is the magnificent summer palace on the Jait Sagar Lake beautified with lush garden and surroundings of the Aravali mountain range.Return to hotel for overnight rest.
Day 11: Bundi - Sawai Madhopur
After breakfast, proceed bycar to Sawai Madhopur. This city is famous all over the world for Ranthambore National Park and Tiger Reserve. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Get fresh and proceed to the wildlife sanctuary. Enjoy Jeep safari to explore the jungle and tiger trails. You will have a wonderful opportunity to see the plenty of wild animals and birds including royal Bengal tigers. Dinner & overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 12: Sawai Madhopur - Tehla
Early morning you may go for safari or may enjoy the leisurely comforts of your hotel.Come back to the hotel for breakfast. Later drive to Tehla. On arrival, check-in at hotel. Freshen-up and relax at resort. The town in Rajasthan is blessed with enticing charm of traditional lifestyle. Dinner and Overnight stay is arranged at your hotel.
Day 13: Tehla - Delhi (240 km / 5 hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Delhi. Check inn your hotel for night stay.
Day 14: Delhi drop
After breakfast, do local sightseeing if have time after that transfer to Delhi International airport. Board your flight for onward journey.