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Heritage Tour of Rajasthan


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No. of Days :  12 days

Destinations covered: Neemrana - Jaipur - Devigarh - Udaipur - Rohet - Pokran - Jaisalmer - Gajner - Alsisar - Delhi

 
DAY 1 - Neemrana
Welcome to Incredible India : Welcome aboard! You are welcomed & picked up by our executive from the main exit of the airport / railway station and drive to Neemrana in your private car (Our executive will be waiting outside the custom area with a placard of your name). We will have a welcome briefing covering the various aspects of the tour (ensuring that you have the best of the Indian holiday) and you will be handed over the India travel kit containing all relevant documents of your trip (air/rail tickets, hotel vouchers, transport, guide, sightseeing vouchers, writing pads with other travel related documents).

Note: The normal check in - check out time of the hotels are 1200 hours and if your arrival time does not suit this we can arrange activities for you on the first day or pre-book the hotel from the previous night on additional charge and as per your request. Normally it takes 1 hour to come out of the airport from the time of arrival.


DAY 2 - Neemrana
Nestled in the Aravallis : After breakfast  explore the fort from every nook & corner; visit the nearby step wells called Baoris in the local language. Built in 1464 AD Neemrana-fort-palace is among India's oldest heritage resorts. Nestled in the Aravallis (one of the oldest hill ranges of the world), the fort offers splendid views.

Overnight in Neemrana.


DAY 3 - Neemrana>Jaipur (160 km / 3.5 hrs)
Fantasy in Pink : Drive west and reach the beautiful pink city - Jaipur, which was painted pink to honor the visit of Prince Albert in 1876 as the Rajputs considered it a color of hospitality & ceremony. Enjoy a traditional Rajasthani meal for dinner at an ethnic resort.


DAY 4 - Jaipur
Architectural & Astronomical genius : Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of city including a visit to the Amber fort, which you climb on an elephant's back or by a jeep. The main attractions are the Sukh Mandir (Temple of Contentment - an aptly named pleasure chamber, cooled by a stunning water cascade) and the Sheesh Mahal (Mirror palace) here. We also stop to see some of the architectural marvels of Jaipur - the Palace of wind, Jantar Mantar (the observatory) & the City Palace complex.

Evening is free for shopping in the colorful bazaars of Jaipur.


DAY 5 - Jaipur>Devigarh (390 km / 7 hrs)
Devi Garh Fort Palace : After breakfast drive down south to Devigarh. This luxury resort  near Udaipur, has received the highest rating for "Ambience and Design 2006" amongst all hotels in Asia in Conde Nast Traveler's Gold List.
 
This all suite luxury hotel comprising of 39 suites and 8 tents takes on the look of modern India, with an emphasis on design and detail, using local marbles and semi-precious stones. The contemporary design showcased within this spectacular heritage property, complemented by personalized and intimate service, creates a new image for India for the 21st century. In the evening enjoy boat ride at Udaipur's lake Pichola.

Overnight in Devigarh.


DAY 6 - DEVIGarh>Udaipur  (30 km / 30 min)         
Venice of the east. : After breakfast drive to  the beautiful city of lakes Udaipur, often referred to as the Venice of the east and more so locally as the Kashmir of the Rajasthan.

Visit the city palace complex, which houses a museum and a hotel. One of the most fascinating parts of the palace is the Mor Chowk (Peacock courtyard), with its walls covered with a dramatic glass mosaic relief of dancing peacocks. Also visit the Jagdish temple & the garden of the maids. In the evening take a stroll in the market area.

DAY 7- Udaipur > Rohet (240 km / 4.5 hrs)
Bishnoi Safari :After breakfast drive to Rohet.

Rohet is famous for village safaris, which introduces its guests to local cultures and traditions. Guests are taken into homes and received with warmth and affection.

Rohet is the fortified desert home of the descendants of the 16th century Rathore of the Champawat clan, Thakur Dalpat Singh I. The "Jagir" (Fiefdom) of Rohet was bestowed upon him in 1622 A.D. by the Maharaja of Jodhpur, as a mark of appreciation for his bravery in battle.

For the day explore the local village & fort. Overnight in hotel.


DAY 8 - Rohet>Pokran (220 km / 4 hrs)
Thar Desert Region :After breakfast drive to Pokaran. En route visit the majestic Mehrangarh fort of Jodhpur. Also see Jaswant Thada (cenotaphs) that is known as Taj Mahal of Rajasthan.

It is located on the junction of Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner Road. It is also a fort town though the fort is not of the dimensions of Jaisalmer or Jodhpur.

Pokran is also renowned for its furniture and interior crafts. The Fort has an assortment of weaponry, brocade clothes and various games of dice and dominoes on display. Fort Pokran also offers hotel accommodation.

For the day explore the local village & fort. Overnight in hotel.


DAY 9 - Pokran>Jaisalmer (110 km / 2 hrs)
Camel ride at Sand dunes :After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer.

Drive westward & reach the golden oasis called Jaisalmer. Here it appears as if a master-craftsman took one huge piece of sandstone and patiently carved out the entire city. Visit the beautiful man made lake Gadsisar (the only source of water Jaisalmer had for years) & the royal cenotaphs at Bada Bagh.

Evening enjoy camel ride at sand dunes with sunset at the backdrop. Overnight in hotel.


DAY 10 - Jaisalmer> Gajner (315 km / 6 hrs)
Gajner Palace :After breakfast drive to Gajner.
 
The chief attraction in Gajner is the Gajner Palace. It was built by Maharaja Sir Ganga Singh Ji of Bikaner to be used as a hunting resort for the royal family and guests. Built over an area of 6000 acres, the palace complex houses its own sanctuary .  More than 100 species of the migratory birds flock to the lake by the palace during the winter months. The palace has been redone meticulously to revive the Raj days and capture the grandeur of kingly Rajasthan.

Evening enjoy at leisure in the palace. Overnight in hotel.


DAY 11 - Gajner >Alsisar (200 km / 4 hrs)
Alsisar Mahal :After breakfast drive to Alsisar. En route visit the Junagarh fort of Bikaner, the only major fort of Rajasthan to have been built on plains.

Alsisar mahal is like royalty revisited, meticulous care has been taken while refurbishing this heritage fort .I t brings back to life the grandeur of the old days and is a memorable regal Rajasthani experience for the guests.


DAY 12 - Alsisar>Delhi (250 km / 5 hrs)
Tour ends & memories Began :Afternoon drive to Delhi & drop at airport to board flight for your onward journey.

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Neemrana fort palace, Ashoka Holidays
Light & Sound Show, Amber Fort, Jaipur, Ashoka Holidays
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highlights of the tour, Ashoka Holidays
  • Off beat plus popular heritage destinations of Rajasthan

  • Royal treatment while you stay in heritage properties viz forts & palaces

  • Architectural masterpieces & cultural exhuberance

  • Camel safari in Thar desert

 
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