Dates of Celebration : 3 days from full moon of Kartik month that corresponds to the month of October and November of the English calendar.
DAY 2 – New Delhi > Mandawa (270 km / 6 hrs)
Paintings, Havelis & Frescos : After Breakfast we proceed to Mandawa, a town full of havelis with gold paintings & frescoes. These Havelis were once built by wealthy merchants who hailed from this region and proved their mettle all over the world with popular nickname given as “MARWARI. Overnight in Mandawa.
Festivities : In the morning you can do some sight seeing in Bikaner like visiting the Junagarh fort and Lalgarh palace. Junagarh Fort, unlike all the major forts of Rajasthan which are on hilltops, was built on the desert plains itself. The palace complex’s sumptuously decorated interiors are better preserved than in almost any other region. Later move to Kolayat to enjoy a series of events like camel decoration contest, tug of war, moustache competition, wrestling etc. & in the evening the fire dance, and other cultural programs.
DAY 5 – Bikaner > Jaipur (360 km / 6-7 hrs)
Tour Ends : The celebration comes to an end and its time to bid adieu but with vibrant impressions of Rajasthan’s vivid culture in your memory book. After breakfast we will drive you to Jaipur airport from where you catch your flight for Delhi or can continue your Indian Sojourn. En route you can visit the Karni Mata temple that is popularly known as Rat Temple. Here hundreds of mice and rats are revered with sweets and milk in the belief that they are re-incarnated saints. They swarm over the temple around your feet. Spotting a white rat is supposed to bring good luck.