|Thar Desert Safari in India (Code : IST - 06)
Duration : 15 Nights / 16 Days
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Jaipur - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Khuri - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur
Day 01 - Delhi
Arrival in Delhi before or after midnight. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 - Delhi
Spend morning at leisure. Afternoon sightseeing tour of New Delhi, visiting India Gate, Qutab Minar & Humayun's tomb and driving past the President's House. Overnight at the hotel
Day 3 - Delhi
Morning sightseeing tour of old Delhi covering Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and Raj Ghat. After having lunch indulge in some shopping or additional sightseeing. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04 - Delhi - Jaipur
Early morning departure to Jaipur (260-kms / 6 hr.) Enroute, visit the Neemrana Fort Palace. Enjoy an afternoon sightseeing tour of the Pink City covering the famous City Palace, Palace of Winds or Hawa Mahal & Jantar Mantar Observatory. Overnight at a Hotel.
Day 05 - Jaipur - Mandawa
Morning visit to Amber Fort along with an elephant ride inside the Fort. Post lunch, drive to Mandawa (166-kms / 4 hr.) Arrive back in the evening. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 06 - Mandawa
Pay a visit to the buildings at the bazaars of Mandawa, beautiful temples and intricate merchant Havelis or mansions. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 07 - Mandawa - Bikaner
Depart for Bikaner (190-kms / 4 hr.) early in the morning. Arrival at Bikaner by noon. Afternoon sightseeing tour of the Bikaner city. Overnight at Lallgarh Palace.
Day - 08 - Bikaner - Jaisalmer
Drive from Bikaner to Jaisalmer (326-kms / 7 hr.) Enroute, visit Fort Pokhran. Arrive Jaisalmer in the evening. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 09 - Jaisalmer - Khuri - Jaisalmer
Day excursion to Khuri (40 km /1 hr.), an oasis village located in the sand dunes. Camel safari in the sand dunes of Khuri. Overnight at Narain Niwas Palace.
Day 10 - Jaisalmer
Morning sightseeing tour of the Jaisalmer city. Spend afternoon at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11 - Jaisalmer-Jodhpur
Drive from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur (280-kms / 6 hr.). Arrive Jodhpur in the afternoon. Evening sightseeing tour of the Blue City. Visit the Mehrangadh Fortress & Umaid Bhavan Palace museum. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 12 - Jodhpur-Ranakpur
Take up a early morning safari in the desert countryside. Visit the Bishnoi hamlets, Raika herdsmen, bird rich lakes, potters, weavers, leather craftsmen and wildlife habitats. Drive to Ranakpur in the afternoon (160-kms / 4 hr.). Arrival at Ranakpur in the evening. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 13 - Ranakpur-Udaipur
Morning sightseeing tour of the Ranakpur temples. Drive to Udaipur (96-kms / 3 hr.) in the afternoon. Arrival at Udaipur in the evening. Overnight at a hotel or a tourist lodge.
Day 14 - Udaipur
Morning sightseeing tour of the romantic city of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace, Sahelion-ki-Bari, & Jagdish temple. Afternoon sightseeing tour includes visits to Eklingji and Nagda. Overnight at a hotel or a tourist lodge.
Day 15 - Udaipur - Delhi
Catch the connecting flight to Delhi in the morning from Udaipur. Arrive in Delhi and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 16 - Delhi - Onward Destination
Spend the day at leisure. Transfer to the airport to connect flight to the onward destination.