Duration : 13 Nights / 14 Days Places Covered : Delhi - Mount Abu - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Chandelao Garh - Jaipur - Peharsar - Delhi
Welcome to the land of legendary Rajput rules where you will be hosted at the houses and mansions of nobles and former rulers of the area. Explore this age old land of shifting sand dunes, forts, palaces and the temples with intricate carvings from the comforts of these charming castles and homes with gracious hosts tracing their lineage to the legendary kings and emperors Day 01 : Delhi Arrive Delhi where you will be met by our representative who will arrange transfer to a small but clean and comfortable guest house before transferring you back to the Railway Station to board an overnight train for Abu Road (nearest railhead for Mount Abu).
Day 02 : Mount Abu In the morning arrive Abu Road Railway Station where you will be met by our car and driver for drive to the only hill station in the state of Rajasthan located about 27 kms away. Upon arrival check in at the Kesar Palace which is located atop a hill and is the property of Maharaj Daivat Singh of Sirohi. Relax during the day and in the evening perhaps you would like to walk to the Nakki lake and also see the sunset.
Day 03 : Mount Abu Full day to explore the attractions of Mt. Abu including the famous Jain Temples of Delwara with amazing architecture and finest carvings in marble, visits to various peaks and temples and a drive on the hills of Mt. Abu.
Day 04 : Mount Abu - Udaipur (185 kms / 4.5 kms ) Drive to Udaipur. At Udaipur, check into Pahuna House of Hanwant Singh and Hemant Kumari or the Kankarva Haveli with its owner Janardan Singh of Kankarwa and his family. They are very charming hosts and will took after you as a family member, while giving you a deeper insight into the traditional Rajasthani lifestyle and culture. Rest of the afternoon is at leisure and you could take an optional trip to the old city areas and walk through the intricate narrow lanes of the lake City. Return to your guest house in time for dinner.
Day 05 : Udaipur Day leisure. You have the option of taking excursions to the historical forts of Kumbhalgarh or Chittorgarh.
Day 06 : Udaipur - Jodhpur( 260 kms / 7 Hrs) Morning drive to Jodhpur (7 hrs) and see the world famous Jain Temple at Ranakpur enroute. Upon arrival check in at the Indrashan -the home of Bhavna and Chandrashekhar Singh of Raoti.
Day 07 : Jodhpur Full day sightseeing of Jodhpur - the erstwhile capital of Marwar. The region abounds in stories of legendary rulers -their loves, intrigues and foibles. The hosts will retell the stories in the evening while having dinner at the Fort.
Day 08 : Jodhpur - Chandelao Garh Your host here is Pradyuman Singh who will take you along on a Village Safari in his jeep to the remote and rural areas around and show you the Potters, Weavers and other villages/communities as well as help you spot some of the migratory bird and wildlife in the form of antelopes before reaching his Chandelao Garh. In the afternoon take a walk through the typical Rajasthani village. Dinner is generally hosted on the terrace and from here you will be able to see the Jodhpur city lit up in the horizon.
Day 09 : Chandelao Garh - Jaipur A long drive to Jaipur (7.5 hrs). Stay with Jaideep Singh and his family in the newly developed Khatipura area of the Pink City or in the Prime residential area of Bani Park in jaipur where Digvijay Singhji and his wife Kavita are your hosts.
Day 10 : Jaipur Full day sightseeing of Amber and Jaipur, the twin cites, one is famous for its massive hilltop fort where the elephants will take you upto the fort and pink city of Jaipur.
Day 11 : Jaipur - Peharsar Drive to Peharsar 150 kms / 4 hrs -Check in at Chandra Mahal Haveli where you will be the guests of Giri and Yogendra Singh. Afternoon visit Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary on cycle rickshaws with the rickshaw drivers showing them the variety of migratory birds as well as other species of fauna and flora of the sanctuary.
Day 12 : Peharsar Day for an excursion to Agra (2 hrs) to see the renowned monument of love -Taj Mahal and the grand capital of Mughal Emperor- Akbar at Fatehpur Sikri (1 hrs).
Day 13 : Peharsar - Delhi Drive to Delhi (5 hrs). Check into the guesthouse. Afternoon explore Delhi and its markets for last minute shopping.
Day 14 : Depart Delhi Transfer to Airport for your flight ( Hotel Checkout 12 : 00 hrs)