JAISALMER – BIKANER – MANDAWA – DELHI TOURS
DAY 01: JAISALMER
Arrival Jaisalmer and transfer to hotel. Jaisalmer which is an architectural dream, situated amidst the lonely yellow silence of the desert. Popularly known as the Golden city, Jaisalmer was founded by Jaisal Singh, a Rajput king. Jaisalmer is known for its elaborately carved havelis and 12th century fort. The golden city is scattered over the desert land of Rajasthan and is a combination of ancient and the medieval era architecture. On arrival check in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure, overnight stay.
DAY 02: JAISALMER
After breakfast, we explore golden city and start with our visit to Jaisalmer Fort which is one of the oldest forts in Rajasthan. The fort is made of yellow sandstone and it is a massive structure in the desert town. The architecture of fort is an amalgamation of Rajput and Islamic style. This is undoubtedly a breath–taking sight to watch as it appears to rise from the arid sands of Thar. The fort is actually still alive with people still abiding within its walls.The fort complex consists of a palace and numerous beautiful Jain temples. Nearby is Patwon ki Haveli, one of the largest havelis in Rajasthan. It is a group of five small havelis with beautiful intricate carvings on the windows. Even today, you can sense the old world charm and royalty of these havelis. We will also visit Nathmal ki Haveli which gives visitors a glimpse of Marwari community lifestyle. The carvings on the walls are a visual treat to the eyes.
Afternoon, get ready for an excursion to the sand dunes, few kilometer away from Jaisalmer City. Enjoy the sun set across the horizons of never ending sand dunes on the back of a camel in the desert. It is now time to return to the hotel for overnight stay. Overnight stay.
DAY 03: JAISALMER–BIKANER (330 KM/6 HRS)
We leave for the eloquent desert city of Bikaner in the morning. It dwells on the ancient caravan routes that originated from Africa and West Asia. The city was founded by Rao Bikaji and renowned for sculptured temples and wonderful palaces in red and yellow sand stones. Arrive Bikaner and check–in at hotel.
Afternoon, we go for city tour of Bikaner by first visiting Junagadh Fort which was constructed in 1556 AD by Raja Rai Singh. The major attraction lies in its arcades, Darbar halls, royal rooms, and Jarokhas or screen windows. The fort is surrounded by almost one kilometre long wall which has 37 bastions. If time permits, you can also visit Camel breeding farm or Karni Mata Temple at Deshnok, the Temple of rats. Overnight stay.
DAY 04: BIKANER–MANDAWA (200 KM/4 HRS)
We leave from Bikaner in the morning to reach Mandawa, founded in the mid 18th century, the town was established by rich Marwari merchants. This place has been referred to as the “open art gallery” because it is not only Mandawa but the entire Shekhawati region which is full of fascinating mansions known as havelis in local language which have beautiful intricate frescos painted walls. Afternoon is dedicated to appreciate few of these havelis. Overnight stay.
DAY 05: MANDAWA–DELHI (270 KM/6 HRS)
After breakfast, it is time to return to Delhi. Afternoon city tour of Delhi visiting Jama Masjid, built in 1650, it is one of the largest mosques in Asia. Enjoy rickshaw ride in the narrow lanes and alleys of the ancient bazaar of Chandni Chowk. Visit the majestic Red Fort, a huge complex built of red sandstone, the capital of Mughal Empire in India for two centuries. Lets not call it a day yet as we continue our drive to Raj Ghat and pay homage to Mahatama Gandhi, the father of our nation. Evening transfer to airport to catch flight for onwards destination.
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|5 Days trip to Jaisalmer–
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