HIDDEN TRAIL OF RAJASTHAN
Delhi Samode Agra Jodhpur Rohet
OUR RECOMMENDATION IN JODHPUR Experience a stunning alfresco rooftop Rajasthani dining experience with unbeatable views of the Mehrangarh Fort and the Blue City at Hanumant Mahal!
DAY 01 ARRIVE DELHI Arrive in Delhi and transfer to your hotel. DAY 02 DELHI This morning, you have an option of one of the following. Option 1: Beat the crowd to explore Old Delhi beginning with Jama Masjid and take a heritage walk into the bylanes of Chandi Chowk. Hop onto a rickshaw to discover the bustling streets! Option 2: Take a walk into the back alleys of Delhi for a glimpse into the lives of the children of the streets, led by a child who was once living and working on the streets (not available on Sunday and Holidays). This afternoon, take a historical journey through New Delhi. Explore HumayunĘźs Tomb and UNESCO listed Qutab Minar. (Breakfast included) DELHI/AGRA Drive about 4 hours to arrive in Agra. Visit Agra Fort and the local markets. Tour the Taj Mahal on a horse carriage at sunset (closed on Friday). (Breakfast included) DAY 04 AGRA/ FATEPUR SIKIR/ SAMODE Drive 5 hours to Samode, en-route visit Fatehpur Sikri. Till this day, this deserted capital of the Moghul Empire still has most of its delicate decorations intact. Step off the usual tourist circuit to Chand Baori, one of the most beautiful step wells in Rajasthan and India. Discover the ruins of medieval Hindu sculptures at the adjacent Harshat Mata Temple. Arrive in Samode in the late afternoon. (Breakfast, lunch, dinner included) DAY 05 SAMODE/ JAIPUR/ SAMODE Take a day excursion to tour Jaipur, the Pink City. Visit Amber Fort and discover the City Palace, a combination of Rajput and Mughal architecture. See the Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory and the iconic Hawa Mahal. Take a rickshaw ride through the colourful bazaars of Old Jaipur. (Breakfast, dinner included) DAY 06/7 SAMODE/ CHHATRA SAGAR OR ROHETGARH This morning, drive approximately 5- 6 hours off the beaten trail for a taste of rural Rajasthan. Stay 2 nights in Chhatra Sagar or Rohetgarh. Option 1) Chhatra Sagar- Set in the tiny village of Nimaj by the Chhatra Sagar Lake, check-in for 2 nights for a taste of authentic rural Rajastahni life in mobile tented palaces. Tour the village, season only â€“ 1 Oct to 31 Mar). Option 2) Rohetgarh- Check 2 nights into one of the most interesting and rustic heritage hotels in Rajasthan with many stories to tell. Hop onto a jeep for The Village Safari â€“ where you interact with the local community and have an authentic glimpse into life in these tribal villages. Other activities include: Horse-safaris, bird watch, royal picnics, culinary classes and more (all year round). (Breakfast, lunch, dinner included) DAY 08 CHHATRA SAGAR OR ROHETGARH / JODHPUR Drive about one hour through countryside scenery to Jodhpur! Take a guided walk into the Blue City and its colourful markets featuring textiles, silver and handicrafts. (Breakfast included) DAY 09 JODPHUR Arguably the most impressive fort in Rajasthan, the Mehrangarh Fort features walls that soar like sheer cliffs, boasting many palaces within. Close to the fort is the Jaswant Thada, a fascinating creation in white marble. (Breakfast included) DAY 10 JODPHUR/ DEPART DELHI
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