Through Rural Rajasthan Tour, we at Indian Panorama aim to provide our guests an authentic experience of the country’s most colourful state. This exclusive Rajasthan Tour package would take you to the most unseen sides of Rajasthan and let you have a close look on the its rich culture, its various age old customs and traditions of the people and their exquisite-delicious Rajasthani food.
20 Days - 19 Nights ( Arrive Delhi - Delhi - Neemrana-Mandawa- Bikaner -Karni Mata temple-Jaisalmer-Jodhpur-Kumbhalgarh-Ranakpur-Udaipur-Chittorgarh-Pushkar-Pehrsar-Jaipur-Bharatpur -Agra )
Day 1 : Arrive Delhi — Meet our tour executive on arrival at Delhi airport and find his assistance to transfer to your hotel. Have an overview of the Rural Rajasthan tours and enjoy the relaxing stay at hotel.
Day 2 : Delhi - Have breakfast and accompany the local guide to tour the city. Start with the popular attractions of Old Delhi that include Jama Masjid, Red Fort (closed on Mondays) and Raj Ghat the place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. Later visit the New Delhi attractions like Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate. Drive by the important government buildings like Rashtrapati Bhawan and Sansad Bhavan If time permits., visit the important Hindu temples like Akshardham Temple (closed on Mondays),Laxminarayan Temple and Lotus Temple (also known as Bahai Temple). Have a thrilling experience on the combined tour of historical and modern Delhi. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3 : Delhi / Neemrana (140 kms / 3 hrs) — Next day of Rural Rajasthan tour, Enjoy breakfast and leave the hotel to start the journey towards Neemrana. Check in at hotel on arrival and relax. Visit the Neemrana Fort located on a hillock that has been converted into a popular heritage hotel. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the town below. Later visit the nearby Kesroli Fort, the 11 storey deep step well and local traditional village during Rural Rajasthan holidays trip. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 4 : Neemrana - Mandawa - 180 Km- 4.5 hrs drive — Enjoy breakfast at hotel and drive to Mandawa, a beautiful town located in the Shekhawati region. Check in at hotel on arrival and relax for some time. Start in the early evening the trip of Rural Rajasthan to admire the huge havelis (mansions) painted in a fabulous manner. Explore the paintings of Lord Shiva and Indra Dev at Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli. Many other havelis feature unique themes and ideas. Later visit the Mandawa Fort, known for the paintings of Lord Krishna, frescoes, carvings, mirror work and antique collection. Stay at hotel during night.
Day 5 : Mandawa - drive to Bikaner (220 Km- 4 hours drive) — Drive to Gajner after breakfast. Spend some time on the way at Bikaner. Explore many beautiful building constructed in red sandstone. Visit the attractions like Karni Mata Temple Rat temple, Junagarh Fort, Laxmi Niwas Palace and Lalgarh Palace are among the top attractions. Lalgarh palace has attained popularity among the tourists for exhibiting finest pieces of work in the form of pillars, colonnades, cupolas, pavilions and entrancing latticework. Later visit the Laxmi Nath Temple and Bhandasar Jain Temple. Enjoy a stupendous ride on a camel’s back and explore the majestic sand dunes in the area during Rural Rajasthan tours.
Later proceed to Gajner and check in at hotel on arrival. Have a pleasurable visit to Gajner Palace embanked on Lake Gajner. Admire the tranquil beauty of the surroundings and the grandeur of the red sandstone palace on a boat ride in the lake. Encounter the beautiful peacocks that add significant worth to this venue. The melodious chirping of birds shall keep you glued to the place for longer. Return to hotel for night stay.
Day 6: Bikaner - enroute visit to Karni Mata temple - Khimsar (170 Km- 4 hrs drive) — Get set for the drive to Khimsar, a small hamlet with close proximity to Thar Desert. Pray at the popular Karni Mata Temple (600years old) on the way. The temple is known for innumerable rats that are considered to be holy. Reach Khimsar and check in at hotel during Rural Rajasthan tours. Explore Khimsar Fort that has been converted into a heritage hotel. Watch your fantasy coming alive with the perfect sunset view over the sand dunes. Visit local villages on camel to come across the wildlife species like chinkara, nilgai and blackbucks. Stay at hotel during night.
Day 7: Khimsar - Osiyan - Jaisalmer (330 Km-6-7 hrs drive) — — Next day of Rural Rajasthan Holidays, Head towards Jaisalmer after breakfast and explore the ancient town of Osian on the way. Visit the spectacularly beautiful Osiyan Temple at this place. Later visit the temple ruins of Brahamanical and Jain origins. Continue the journey to Jaisalmer and check in at hotel on arrival. Watch the city adopting honey-gold shade as the sun begins to set. Explore the beauty of the city on a small trip before getting to sleep.
Day 8: Jaisalmer — Finish your breakfast and get ready for a spectacular visit of Rural Rajasthan tours to the Jaisalmer Fort, shinning in tawny lion color under the sun. Get amazed by the huge size of the fort accommodating the whole of a township. Explore Raj Mahal, gigantic gateways and Laxminath Temple within the premises. Don’t miss the exquisite Jain Temples that are sure to leave you spellbound. Later visit the most famous havelis, featuring ornamental designs and excellent architectural worth – are Nath Mal ji Ki haveli, Salim Singh Ki haveli and the Patwon Ki Haveli, Discover the unadulterated beauty of Gadisar Lake and visit the nearby desert cultural center to enjoy an entertaining puppet show. Ride a camel to visit Sam Dune and watch the setting sun at its full glory. Return to hotel for night stay.
Day 9: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Rohet (350km-7 hrs) — Leave Jaisalmer to start the drive to Rohet Garh. Enroute give a stop to visit the city of Jodhpur which is known for houses with painted blue tops. Have a royal feel from the huge ramparts of Mehrangarh Fort that offers splendid views of the huge city below. Get amazed by the skillful and creative adornment of the fort’s palaces, including Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal and Sheesh Mahal. Later enjoy the architecture of Jaswant Thada mausoleum (memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh) made of marble sheets carved beautifully. Make your way to the fascinating Umaid Bhawan Palace located on the Chittar Hill (built in mid 20th century in India this palace is also known as Chittar Palace as local chittar stone is used it is splendid example of indo-colonial style). Explore the royal collections at the museum accommodated inside the palace. Continue the trip of Rural Rajasthan to Rohet Garh, one of the most popular heritage hotels in the state. Spend night at the hotel.
Day 10 : Udaipur/Departure — Breakfast at hotel. In time transfer from hotel to the airport / railway station to catch flight / train for onwards destination.
Hop on to a camel and enjoy a ride through the Rajasthan desert.
Taste a cardamom flavoured buttermilk ice cream locally known as Jaipur Kulfi. It is sold in the streets around the City Palace is probably the best in India.
A half day jeep trip out into the Bishnoi villages gives an insight into the lifestyle of this conservation minded community. They preserve the local wildlife, including the Black Buck.
Relish the palatial Rajasthani cuisine at various palace hotels in Rajasthan and experience the kingly life of the Rajasthani rulers