During this 11 Nights /12 Days Desert and Temples Tour you will be covering cities like Jaipur-Bikaner-Jaisalmer-Jodhpur-Ranakpur-Udaipur-Pushkar and will get to visit the deserts, the forts, palaces and temples that the state of Rajasthan is famous for. This 12 days tour begins and ends at Jaipur.
- For those wishing to see the Pushkar Fair (held in November), please add at least a day more.
- Be aware that being an important fair, there will be a big crowd at the fair
Day 1: Arrival at Jaipur
Reach Jaipur and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Evening visit to Nahargarh Fort to see city lights Illumination. Overnight at an hotel in Jaipur
Day 2: Jaipur City Tour
After breakfast, begin of sight seeing tour that will include Amber fort, have elephant ride from the foot hill to the top of the hill (optional). On the way visit Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal. After Lunch visit to City Palace Museum and Jantar Mantar Observatory. Evening free for Shopping.
Day 3: Jaipur-Bikaner
After Breakfast drive to (Via-Ladnu Jain temple) Bikaner, arrive there by evening. Night stay at hotel in Bikaner
Day 4: Full day at Bikaner with Excursion to Deshnokh
Morning visit to Junagarh Fort. After lunch embark on an 30 km excursion to Deshnokh to Karni Mata temple (Temple of Rats). A tour not for the faint hearted, the Karni Mata temple is famous for that black rats that live, and are revered, in the temple. You will also
visit Bhandasar Jain Temple and Laxminarayan temple. Overnight in Bikaner
Day 5: Bikaner - Jaisalmer
After breakfast , drive to Jaisalmer, en-route visiting the temples at Kolayat &t Ramdeoji shrine at Ramdeora. Night stay at Jaisalmer
Day 6: Jaisalmer
After breakfast, visit Jaisalmer Fort, Jain Temples, Havelis and Gadhisar lake. In afternoon visit to Lodurva Jain temples, evening visit Sam sand dunes for a camel ride.
Day 7: Jaisalmer -Osian- Jodhpur
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur en-route visiting the temples of Osian. Reach Jodhpur in the afternoon. Rest of the day at leisure Overnight stay at Jodhpur.
Day 8: Jodhpur - Ranakpur
Morning after lunch visit to Mehrangarh fort, and Umaid Bhawan Palace. After nunch drive to Ranakpur. Overnight stay at Ranakpur.
Day 9: Ranakpur - Udaipur
After breakfast, visit to the 14th century Jain temples of Ranakpur. After lunch drive to Udaipur. Overnight stay in the city of lakes
Day 10 : Udaipur City Tour
Morning visit to City Palace, Jagdish temple, Sahelion ki Badi, Lok Kala Mandal and Pratap Smarak. After noon excursion to Haldighati, Nathdwara-Srinathji Darshan and on return visit to Ekligji temple, the deity of Mewar rulers.
Day 11 : Udaipur-Pushkar
After breakfast to Pushkar and visit the Brahma temple and Ghats. Night stay at Pushkar.
Day 12 : Drive to Jaipur via Ajmer
Drive to Jaipur, en-route visiting Khwaja Dargah at Ajmer. Arrive Jaipur by late afternoon for your onward journey.