Rajasthan Forts & Dunes

Tour: Rajasthan Forts & Dunes
Places Visited
Delhi, Nawalgarh, Nagaur, Shekhala, Rohet, Udaipur, Pushkar, Jaipur, Agra
Highlights –
1. Rikshaw ride through narrow streets of Old Delhi.
2. Fresco Paintings on Heritage buildings.
3. World famous Taj Mahal.
4. Desert Safari.
5. Rural Rajasthan.
6. Pink city Jaipur and local market.
7. Amazing heritage boutique stays.
8. Indian cuisines and culture.
16 days from
Price Includes
✔ Accommodation (15 nights) in amazing Palaces/ Forts/Mansions
✔ Meal Plan – Bed & Breakfast and full board in Shekhala.
✔ All transportation by air-conditioned chauffeur driven vehicle.
✔ All entrances fee and guide during sightseeing.
✔ Jeep Safari in Desert.
✔ Camel Ride.
✔ Exclusive private Boat ride in Udaipur.
✔ All current applicable taxes. (Subject to change).

Day 1 – Arrive Delhi
On arrival, after clearing immigrations, you will be met by Mysteries of India’s representative and escorted to your hotel.
Delhi, the capital and the third largest city of India, is a fusion of ancient and modern. Standing at the western end of the Gangetic Plain, it is a vibrant city rich in culture, architecture, beautiful gardens and human diversity. Its rich history is reflected in magnificent monuments, in museums and in galleries.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.

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Haveli Dharampura

The Imperial

 


The Oberoi

JW Marriott

Day 2 – Delhi
Today you start your day with Sightseeing of Old and New Delhi.Visit Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar, Red Fort, Jama Masjid (Mosque), Chandni Chowk (Moonlight Square) and its nearby markets, India Gate and drive past the Presidents Palace and Parliament.
Overnight at hotel.

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Haveli Dharampura

The Imperial

 


The Oberoi

JW Marriott

Day 3 – Delhi to Nawalgarh
Morning drive to Nawalgarh.
Check in at hotel.
The city was founded in the beginning of 18th century boasts of some of the finest frescoes
in Shekhawati region. This typical Rajasthani town reflects the old world charm through its
colorful bazaars and hand- painted havelis.
Afternoon enjoy the Farm Walk.
Overnight at hotel.

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Roop Niwas Kothi

Day 4 – Nawalgarh
Morning visit of Nawalgarh including Painted Havelis,Ancients Stepwell and local market.
Afternoon at leisure. Or you can opt for a traditional Cooking Demonstration.
Overnight at hotel.

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Roop Niwas Kothi

Day 5 – Nawalgarh to Nagaur
Morning drive to Nagaur.
Located to the northwest of the Marwar region of Rajasthan, the historical town of Nagaur carries traces of various dynasties that ruled here over the centuries. It was ruled by the Rajput’s and the Chauhan’s. With the arrival of Mughal era, the Rajput’s and Chauhan’s were never able to conquer it. The town also finds mention in the Mahabharata.
Check in at the hotel.
Afternoon enjoy the Heritage Walk or city visit by TukTuk including Sufi Mosque, Amar Singhji Cenotaphs and Temples and Local market.
Overnight at hotel.

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Ranvas

Day 6 – Nagaur to Shekhala (Thar Desert)
Morning visit Nagaur Fort known for its spacious campus, palaces and temples. It is said to have been built by the rulers of the Nag dynasty in the 2nd century, but was rebuilt in the 12th century. A stellar example of the confluence of Rajput and Mughal architectural styles, the fort has borne witness to a number of battles over the centuries.
Later drive to Shekhala.
A desert paradise, nestled amidst the sprawling Thar, Dhora is an experience unlike any other. It will inspire you to uncage and live amidst the wilderness making it an experience that is truly rustic yet royal.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.

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Dhora Desert Resort & Spa

Day 7 – Shekhala (Thar Desert)
Today beginswith visiting the ancient 120-year-old temple nearby. Situated on a hillock, you could also enjoy a panoramic view of the area while listening to the endless tales of the local deity.
Later enjoy the local village visit that offers a quieter and more informative way to experience the desert way of life. Visit the homes of traditional inhabitants tribes and explore the lives of the local desert craftsman.
Afternoon at leisure.
Later in the evening A bumpy ride like never before over and around the sandy dunes. This hour-long joy ride with professional drivers is organized for you to enjoy a picturesque sunset from the top. The breath-taking views from up there are worth.
Overnight at hotel.

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Dhora Desert Resort & Spa

Day 8 – Shekhala to Rohet
Morning drive to Rohet Garh.
Built in the 16th century, Rohet Garh is a classified Heritage Hotel. Since 1990 it has been nurtured and developed with great love and care by the family into one of the finest Heritage hotels. No new building has been added in the renovation process, but rather, old edifices have been skilfully redesigned to create a heritage property that has few parallels. Situated on the banks of a lake and set in the midst of rural surroundings, it is a haven of peace and tranquillity.
Check in at the hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure to explore the fort itself or enjoy the village walk.
Overnight at hotel.

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Rohet Garh

Day 9 – Rohet to Udaipur
Morning drive to Udaipur.
Udaipur, the ‘City of Dreams’ also known as the Venice of the East, is interspersed with shimmering lakes, marble palaces and fountains. It is often referred to as the most romantic city in India.
Check in at hotel.
Evening exclusive boat safari in Lake Pichhola.
Overnight at hotel.

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Taj Fateh Prakash Palace

The Oberoi Udaivilas

 


Taj Lake Palace

Day 10 – Udaipur
Morning enjoy the city tour including the City Palace & Museum, Jagdish Temple and the Sahelion ki Bari (Garden of the maids of honour).
Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the hotel’s facilities and views.
Overnight at hotel.

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Taj Fateh Prakash Palace

The Oberoi Udaivilas

 


Taj Lake Palace

Day 11 – Udaipur to Pushkar
Morning drive to Pushkar.
On the edge of the desert is the tiny and tranquil town of Pushkar, set on the shore of picturesque Pushkar Lake. It is a very important pilgrimage centre for the Hindus. Every year thousands of sadhus and devotees are drawn to the lake around the full moon of Kartik Purnima in October-Novemberwhen famous Camel Fair takes place.
Check in at home stay.
Later visit the Lake and only Temple of Lord Brahma in the world.
Overnight at hotel.

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Nimaj Kothi

Day 12 – Pushkar to Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur.
Jaipur is the state capital of Rajasthan and owes its name, planning and foundation to the Maharaja Jai Singh II. In 1727 he decided to move from his hillside fortress at Amber to the plains, and thus Jaipur was conceived. It is also known as the “Pink City”, derived from the pink painted sandstone from which the buildings in the old walled city are constructed.
Rest of the day at leisure or explore the local market.
Overnight at hotel.

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Raj Palace

The Oberoi Rajvilas

 


Taj Rambagh Palace

Samode Haveli

Day 13 – Jaipur
Today you will be exploring the Amer Fort, City Palace, Hawa Mahal ( Palace of Wind) and observatory.
Rest of the day at leisure or explore the are on own.
Overnight at hotel.

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Raj Palace

The Oberoi Rajvilas

 


Taj Rambagh Palace

Samode Haveli

Day 14 – Jaipur to Agra via Fatehpur Sikri
Morning drive to Agra Enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri.
Fatehpur Sikri: Located 40 Km from Agra, This fort was built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 is in a superb and complete state of preservation, and within the walls are palaces and the Jama Masjid. The main entrance is the 54 metre high Buland Darwaza, the Gate of Victory.
Later drive to Agra. Check in at hotel.
Agra was the capital of the Afghan King Sikandar Lodhi’s empire from 1501. It passed to the Mughal’s soon after and in 1526 Emperor Babar transformed Agra, giving it a unique character and beauty. A great patron of the arts, he made changes to the culture and life-style of his people, which in turn brought forth some of the finest craftsmen, artists, statesmen, warriors and nobility ever seen in this part of India.
Later visit Agra Fort & Taj Mahal by Sunset.
Overnight at hotel.

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Trident Agra

The Oberoi Amarvilas

Day 15 – Agra to Delhi
Optional visit to Taj Mahal by sunrise.
Later drive to Delhi. Check in at hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.

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Novotel Aerocity

The Imperial

 


The Oberoi

JW Marriott

Day 16 – Delhi – Home
Transfer to airport in time to connect your flight back home.

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