|Duration||15 Nights / 16 Days|
|Best Time||Oct - March|
|Routing||Delhi - Mandawa - Village - Bikaner - Khemsar - Nagaur - Kuchaman - Rupangarh - Pushkar - Samode - Neemrana - Delhi Departure|
indiatravelplanner.co has designed an exclusive Rajasthan village tour, that will take you to the most unexplored but worth visiting sites in Rajasthan, during your tour we will provide you a simple but comfortable accommodation with the local villagers' where you can share your opinion with local people. Indiatravelplanner.co use most eco-friendly product as clay, mud and thatch for constructing the huts, solar light and water heaters, rugged kitchen where bio fuels are used for cooking etc. Rajasthan Village tour give you a unique experience and unforgettable journey.
DAY 01 :
Upon arrival at New Delhi international airport, meet to our representative, transfer to hotel for rest of the night, most of international flight arrived in mid night.
DAY 02 :
After breakfast full day local sightseeing , morning visit Red Fort, Chandani Chowk, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat and post lunch visit Government Buildings as India Gate, Raj Path, President House, Parliament House, Humayu's Tomb and Qutab Minar. Rest of the time leisure for individual activities. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 03 :
After breakfast drive to Mandawa, en route visit some villages, on arrival at reach the Shekhawati town Mandawa. Walking tour of the town to see some of its frescoed "havelies" (mansions). Shekhawati know as the open art gallery of Rajasthan, Shekhawati is as invaluable contributing of the Marwari traders of Rajasthan. This semi desert region is known for its colourfully panted havelis (mansions) that are commendable pieces of the great artistic tradition of Shekhawati. No other region in Rajasthan is perhaps so rich artistically as Shekhawati. Creating beautiful image by using vibrant colours is not a hobby or professional practice but a way of life.
DAY 04 :
Breakfast at hotel, later commence full day excursion to Nawalgarh and Lachhmangarh towns - the towns having some of the best frescoes and largest Havelis. Traditional Rajasthani lunch in a village. people marketing in the village. Late afternoon drive back to Mandawa.
DAY 05 :
After breakfast drive to the selected village form indiatravelplanner.co, on arrival check in local house, later visit farms, spent whole day on the field with farmers and observe the traditional farming practices. Watch farmers while they plough their fields with camels and buffaloes or spread seeds or water there fields or cutting crops. Lunch will be serve at fields that will include special chutneys of garlic and chilies along with main meal. In the evening return from fields and rest at hut in resort.
DAY 06 :
Wake up early in the morning and experience the fresh and cool breeze of village, the breakfast will be arranged at a village's house. After breakfast visit the village and watch villagers performing their day to day activities. Watch women around a community well fetching water buckets, washing clothes, and carrying water in beautiful matkas (clay pt) on their heads. Feel free to join the group of people sitting under some shady trees or in open courtyard discussing everything from the world of politics to the local domestic issues. Later drive to Bikaner - the camel city. Visit the well-preserved Junagarh Fort. In the evening visit the unique camel - breeding farm. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 07 :
Drive through unbeaten Central Rajasthan and reach Khimsar- a remote village inhabited by Bishnoi community. En route visit some villages, today we will visit to local traditional doctor (Vaidhya). We will watch the procedure of making herbal medicines and other herbal product. The lunch break will be somewhere near by the village, the representative from indiatravelplanner.co will be serve you the fresh food (traditional one) with the village atmosphere. Continue drive to Khemsar, on arrival check in Khemsar Fort, exceptional for its character and ambience.
DAY 08 :
Breakfast at the fort, take a full day excursion for explore the surrounding Bishnoi community and watch their unique desert life, so close to the nature. Afternoon meet the head of the villagers (Sarpanch) and have lunch with him, after lunch we will proceeding meet to the village Panchayat- a unique feature of village life. Later evening back in the fort, for overnight stay.
DAY 09 :
After a short drive through rustic countryside, reach Nagaur and stay in the Palatial tents tastefully spread in the old fort. The evening here will be spent enjoying colorful cultural performances and barbeque in royal style.
DAY 10 :
After breakfast drive to Kuchaman, en route visit some farm besides watching farmers doing their woke we can also try out hand at fieldwork try to use simple farming equipments, water the fields and also watch water management technique use of available water resources. On arrival at Kuchaman check in Fort, rest of the time leisure for get relax.
DAY 11 :
Visit the brines of the famous Sambhar lake or take an excursion to the Sambhar town. This largest salt-water lake of India attracts a variety of migratory birds including the large flocks of flamingoes.
DAY 12 :
Breakfast at hotel (Fort), drive to next destination "Pushkar Village" The area is quite famous for the artists' hamlets of Kishngarh miniature paintings. Also visit the Tilonia village - a village that produces a number of arts and crafts through a cooperative movement. Continue drive to Pushkar and check in. At this holiest city of Rajasthan, you may also take a walk on the street around the sacred pond and Ghats up-to Brahma temple.
DAY 13 :
After breakfast drive to Samode, en route visit some villages, during the lunch time you will help in the kitchen or prepare the lunch, observe the very eco friendly method of cooking followed by villages. Still in most of the village house traditional methods are used for cooking and there is no use of electricity. The kitchen are usually open and food is cooked on Chuhlas (a small stove made with bricks and mud). Usually dried woods or cow dung is used as a fuel. A small hollow stick is used to speed up the heat or fire in Chuhlas. Some special Rajasthani dishes are also prepared on heated pieces of cow dung only. After lunch drive to Saomde. Reach Samode, a fairytale-like village with an equally charming palace as your place of stay. At Samode check in Palace. Evening at leisure watching cultural performances.
DAY 14 :
An early breakfast, take a full day excursion to Jaipur and visit the City Palace and Amber Fort as notable attractions. Option of shopping in the busy bazaars or visit some more monument as The Wind Palace, The Water Palace and Observatory. Return drive to Samode.
DAY 15 :
After a pleasant drive reach Neemrana Fort and check in. The day is left free to relax and appreciate the strong character the fort reflects. Option of visiting the village downhill.
DAY 16 :
After breakfast drive to New Delhi for last minute shopping and at appropriate time transfer to international airport, before drive to international airport, enjoy your dinner with Indian family. Later your flight back home with sweet memories.
PRICE INCLUDES - Hotel Mentioned below or SIMILAR on Half Board Basis :
|Cities||Superior||Standard||No. of Nights|
|Delhi||Regent Continental||Royal Plaza||02|
|Mandawa||Saara Villa||Mandawa Haveli||02|
|Local Village||Local House||Local House||01|
|Bikaner||Hotel Sagar||Laxmi Vilas||01|
|Khemsar||Khemsar Fort||Khemsar Fort||02|
|Nagaur||Fix Tent||Fix Tent||01|
|Kuchaman||Kuchaman Fort||Kuchaman Fort||01|
|Rupangarh||Rupangarh Palace||Rupangarh Palace||01|
|Pushkar||Hotel Paradise||Fix Tent||01|
|Samode||Samode Palace||Samode Palace||02|
|Neemrana||Neemrana Fort||Neemrana Fort||01|
PRICE EXCLUDES :
Any Personal expense, any meal apart mentioned in the above program, any entrance fee any monument or camera fee. Any domestic or international airfare, airport tax, tips, gratuities, portreage, laundry telephone calls, table drinks or other. Anything else that is not mentioned in the "Price Include".