"Explore the golden sand of Marwar Region"
Padharo Mhare Des! Be pampered as a guest in colourful 'Rajasthan' as you explore the beauty of Marwad. Indulge in the perfect break with a generous serving of culture, spread of flavours and soak in the sun of Jodhpur and the sands of Jaisalmer. Let's begin the journey of Rajasthan Marwar!
Joining & leaving guests’ will come to Jodhapur Hotel as per guidelines given. Padharo Mhare Des - Welcome to Rajasthan! A warm welcome to Jodhpur – Also known as the Sun City or Blue City, owing to the blue colours that decorate many of the houses in the old city area here. We have a short meet n greet session before dinner to get to know our fellow travellers.
Our city exploration begins today with Umaid Bhawan Palace – built by Maharaja Umaid Singh in the 20th Century, wherein we visit the museum which focuses on the history of the Jodhpur royal family. It is followed by our visit to the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort which includes Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Silah Khana, Daulat Khana and Rang Mahal. From here on, we visit the Jaswant Thada – A royal cenotaph built of white marble. Free time for shopping in the evening.
Today we proceed towards Jaisalmer - Nicknamed, The Golden City due to the yellow sandstone used in its architecture and the golden yellow sand of the Thar Desert, in which it lies. The city is known for its spectacular havelis, splendid temples and vibrant bazaars. On arrival, we enjoy boating in the Gadisar Lake from where we enjoy wonderful views of the surrounding city, followed by a traditional Puppet Show, organised especially for our group in the evening.
Let’s explore Jaisalmer today! We start our day with a visit to the Golden Fort or Sonar Quila and Jain Mandir in the morning. Later, we visit Patwon Ki Haveli – The most important and largest Haveli in Jaisalmer which is actually a cluster of 5 small Havelis, all well known for their intricately carved jharokas and ornate wall paintings. We also visit Nathmalji Ki Haveli, which was earlier the residence of the Prime Minister of Jaisalmer. The evening is all set for fun, as we experience joyful Camel ride, fasten your seatbelts and enjoy Dune Bashing, Folk dance and magnificent sunset in the famous Sam Sand Dunes with dinner.
Today we visit the Jaisalmer War Museum. Later we move towards Bikaner, a city well known for its Bikaneri Bhujia among a lot of other things!
We explore Bikaner today, as we visit Deshnok Rat Temple of Karni Mata, Junagarh Fort which includes Anup Mahal, Gaj Mandir, Sheesh Mahal and Prachina Museum which preserves Bikaner’s rich cultural diversity and royal heritage. From here, we proceed to Asia’s biggest Camel Research Farm to observe different Camel breeds and baby camels being brought to Bikaner.
Let’s proceed to Mandawa today – The heart of the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. Let's explore the fort town of Mandawa today, well known for its castles and havelis. We visit the Mandawa Fort, which is adorned with beautiful frescoes, decorated with paintings of Lord Krishna, various carvings and amazing mirror work.
Our tour ends with mixed feelings! Happy to have made so many new friends, visited several amazing places but also sad that it means the end of such a wonderful trip. Let’s stay in touch through email, Facebook, mobile and meet each other again on more such memorable tours! This is not a goodbye but a ‘see you soon’. 'Joining & Leaving Guests' will be dropped at Jaipur airport as per scheduled group flight time. Tour concludes.