India certainly has the feel of a
blockbuster Story—from the Grandeur of the Taj Mahal to the towering
walls of the Amber Fort. From the Majestic town of Jodhpur to The
Age old tribal culture & varied flora fauna of the Aravali
The experiences you’ll have on the
Subcontinent go beyond your average India vacation. It will
certainly take you back in time as you immerse in the culture & feel
a part of “Rudyard Kipling “stories. A meticulously planned walking
tour is just what you need to immerse in the culture & see the life
up close like you have been living here since years.
Day 01: Delhi
Today you arrive in Delhi and will be escorted to your hotel where
you will be briefed about your tour. Later you may spend the day at
your own desire maybe sit in a café’ or take a stroll in the
vicinity of the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Accommodation : Hotel Royal Plaza or similar.
Meals - Dinner.
Day 02 :
Today in the morning you leave for sight-seeing around Delhi. Delhi
has been the heart of India and its civilization since ancient
times, standing tall with its historical importance Delhi holds the
privilege of holding and preserving the architectural and cultural
history of over a thousand years. From the Turks to the Mughals this
city has its all. Also it preserves the rich food of north India
with a blend of the ancient with the modern in all its authenticity.
From ever- lasting fort ramparts to magnificent tombs this city is
astonishing! You will go for a heritage walk to old Delhi, chawri
bazaar, the spice market, the lanes of chandni chowk here you can
also take a cycle –rickshaw ride. After sight-seeing you will come
back to hotel.
Day 03: Delhi – Udaipur
Today after an early breakfast leave hotel and go to airport to
board flight from Delhi to Udaipur. Welcome to the city of lakes, In
the morning you reach Udaipur (the city of lakes) and come to the
hotel, freshen up and leave for sight-seeing around Udaipur. The
city was established in the 16th century in the middle of the
Aravali ranges and has spectacular lakes and planning of the
medieval times. You will have your lunch at a restaurant in Udaipur,
late evening where you have your dinner and get some rest.
Accommodation : Hotel Jagat Niwas or similar.
Day 04: Udaipur sightseeing
Today after breakfast will leave for a 2 hours walk in the local
market of Udaipur streets. Udaipur offers you a varied experience of
indulging in its life like a Local. Walk through its city life and
markets areas, walk through its medieval neighborhood, interact with
the craftsman and exchange your views with its residents. After this
walk we will visit City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Sahelion Ki Bari.
After this will go for lunch in one of the local restaurant, Later
in the evening will proceed for boat ride in the lake Pichola.
Accommodation : Hotel Jagat Niwas or similar.
Day 05: Udaipur – Kumbhalgarh
Today after breakfast will go for a hiking in outskirt of Udaipur.
You will drive to starting point of your trek which will take hardly
25 minutes. Start hiking with Rajasthan Trekking Guide. We reach the
first village in about half an hour where we have an interactive
session with a few villagers & also visit their homes to see the
lifestyle. We will see the villager’s doing daily chores & their
cattle grazing in the fields around the village. We shall now
continue our trek towards next tribal village; The Trek will be a
mix of small hilly Terrain & Uphill climbs. On these treks, we will
pass through various small villages and hamlets where we shall come
across The Bhil Tribe (one of the oldest indigenous tribes) and a
few other natives such as the old Warrior clan of The Rajputs who
are mostly farmers now. We arrive at finishing point. This place is
a religious spot for the people around. There are a couple of
temples here. One of them is dedicated to Lord Shiva and The other
to The Mother Godess. From here one can get a panoramic view of the
countryside. After Finishing this trek will have lunch and then
drive to Kumbhalgarh. Dinner & Overnight at Hotel.
Accommodation : Hotel Fateh Safari Lodge or similar.
Day 06: Kumbhalgarh
Today early morning after breakfast will proceed for 5 Hrs trek to
Surajkund, will start our trek from Village called Majera, it will
be both downhill & uphill trek . A pretty Scenic trek, during the
trek will stop over at water reservoir called Surajkund (Hindu
Temple). Will stop over the temple for 20 Minutes, then will
continue our trek to Gawar Village near Kumbhalgarh after trek is
completed, will drive to Hotel for some rest and Later in the
evening we go and see the Majestic Kumbhalgarh Fort. Claimed to be
the largest fortification in the world only second to The Great Wall
Of China. After a couple of hours at the fort will come back to the
hotel. Dinner & Overnight at Hotel.
Accommodation : Hotel Fateh Safari or similar.
07: Kumbhalgarh – Ghanerao
We start our first trek from Kumbalgarh. Its a downhill trek which
passes through a good forest cover, if lucky enough we might spot
some antelopes & wild boars, hogs. We can also see some deer in a
protected enclosure. But we are sure to spot a good variety of
various bird species. We will also pass through the lone Tribal
Village in the sanctuary area it's a village of The Bhil Tribe). We
stop at a small water reservoir famously called The Crocodile Lake
or Thandi Beri in local language. As the name suggests, we try & get
lucky to spot a couple of crocodiles sunbathing on the reservoir
wall. We continue the last leg of our trek to our finishing point,
The Muchala Mahavir Jain Temple where we see a lot of black faced
Monkeys The Languor) loitering around. We than check-in to our Hotel
and have lunch at the Hotel. After a little layoff, we take a stroll
in the nearby Garasiya Tribal Hamlets (another group of tribals)
where we have our evening tea & cookies at a carefully chosen spot.
Later come back to the hotel and day will be at leisure. Dinner &
Overnight at Hotel.
Accommodation : Hotel Ghanerao Castle or similar.
Day 08: Ghanerao –
Ranakpur trek – Bera, Jawai
We start our long trek or hike after an early breakfast at about 8
a.m. we will pass through small villages called joba , mandigarh ,
we will complete our trekking in camel breeding farm in rajpura.
Camel breeding farm at sadri rajpura which is run by a german lady
and operates on a community development model , it is a ngo that
deals with camel products and activities such as milk production and
collection, making of soaps and other items from produce, later on
we will drive to Ranakpur, after we reach Ranakpur will visit
Ranakpur Jain Temple, after visit Ranakpur Jain Temple will proceed
for lunch, after lunch will drive to Godwad safari camp and check in
to tents. After freshen up will straight go for leopard safari in
the back water of Jawai in the evening. Later come back to the camp.
Dinner & Overnight at Godwad Safari Camp.
Accommodation : Godwad Safari Camp.
Day 09: Bera, Jawai
Today early morning, we take you for a Leopard Safari around the
back waters of Jawai Dam; this place also offers you a great chance
to spot a great bird life. Various species of migratory birds flock
this place in the winters. Later, arrive back to the Camp & have
breakfast. After breakfast at the camp; after a little lay off, we
shall go for a walk in a nearby Shepherd village. Later come back to
the Camp for lunch. Later in the afternoon, we again will go for a
game drive to see the Leopard & other birds and animals with a
breathtaking view of the sunset.
Accommodation : Godwad Safari Camp.
10: Bera, Jawai - Jodhpur
Today morning after breakfast you will leave for Jodhpur. You reach
Jodhpur by the afternoon and go for sight-seeing to the Meharangarh
Fort and the old city of Jodhpur. During the tour you have your
lunch at a Restaurant in Jodhpur. Historically Jodhpur is the
capital of Marwar and is situated in the arid plains nearing the
Thar Desert. Its super colorful culture and people will take you
away and so will the grand monuments that this city prides upon.
Later in the evening you will check-in at the hotel. Dinner at the
Accommodation : Hotel Devi Bhawan or similar.
Day 11: Jodhpur – Chandelao
Today after breakfast will go for a heritage walk. You will see the
best of the Blue City through a visit into the historic old town,
beautiful temples and engaged markets. Walk through the lanes and
markets of old city and discover the local culture and the daily
lives of the city's people. Get insights into Jodhpur's history and
traditions throughout the generations. Taste the famous Tapri Tea
and snacks of the city. Your guide will show you to the beautiful
temples and have a glimpse into the religious atmosphere of the
city. After this walk you leave for Chandelao, a village near
Jodhpur , formerly a Jagir ‘fief’ of the Thakur ‘Cheiftain’ of
Chandelao. This village has a small fortress which is now a hotel
and this will be your accommodation for the day. Lunch and dinner at
Accommodation : Hotel Chandelao Garh.
Day 12: Chandelao – Pushkar
Today after breakfast you will taken for a village tour to interact
with the people and get a general idea of the village life in
Rajasthan. Chandelao Village is a typical Western Rajasthan village
still caught in a time capsule. You can walk through this village to
get a first hand impression of the 'Real India', guided by one of
hotel staff, its lakes and lanes and its surrounding countryside.
There is much to see and to learn, and it is hard to get lost. Most
country paths radiate outwards from Chandelao, and the Garh and its
neighboring temple are easy to spot from miles around. During this
walk will visit a workshop called “Sundar Rang”. Just outside the
Garh of Chandelao village you will find a building hosting our Arts
and Craft project which is run by the owner of Chandelao Garh to
help the villagers. Here they work with the women of Chandelao in
making traditional Rajasthani handicraft. After this walking tour
will leave for Pushkar. Pushkar is a holy city of the Hindus. It is
also a subdivision amidst the aravalli ranges between the arid and
semi arid regions. There and sand dunes too! The famous Bramha
temple (the temple of the creator) is situated here at Pushkar, it
also has may Ghats (places for ritual bathing) which are quite a
sight at this part of Rajasthan. The most spectacular sight however
is the Pushkar lake that has all the Ghats and Bramha temple built
around it along with many houses and families that live there. You
check-in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Accommodation : Hotel Jagat Palace or similar.
Day 13: Pushkar – Jaipur
Today early morning before sunrise will start a short hike to
“Savitri Temple” with our guide. It is a moderate hike of around 1.5
kms and it takes around two hours to reach the top. Located on the
top is the Savitri Devi Temple dedicated to the wife of Lord Brahma.
From here you will enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of Pushkar
town. The Savitri Temple in Pushkar overlooks the entire town of
Pushkar and all the surrounding valleys. After this will come back
to the hotel for freshen up then will drive to Jaipur. Dinner and
overnight at hotel.
Accommodation : Hotel Samode Haveli or similar.
Day 14: Jaipur
With the first stroke of the morning Sun drive to the Nahargarh
Forest area in the outskirts of the Jaipur city. The beauty of the
Jaipur city has many layers one of them is to experience the city’s
gorgeous dawn as you will drive through the old city crossing
various Rajasthani mansions, forts and palaces especially the Amber
Palace fort. Reach the Nahargarh Biological Park also known as the
Nahargarh rescue centre for endangered species, here we will be
introduced to our Naturalist as all of us hop in our all-terrain
Jeeps to ride deep inside the forest to the Ramsarisagar Lake. After
this we all take a short walk with our Naturalist to the
Shikargah(Hunting Lodge). This structure was built in the 17th
century by the rulers of Jaipur to host hunting parties for the
royal guests. The view from the lodge itself sings the poetry of the
earth. Further to this trek downhill for one kilometer and drive to
an ancient village in the midst of Jungle. A village walk and
interaction with villagers, and refreshment (tea and snacks –
traditionally prepared in one of the village houses). On completion
of this village exploration, an uphill trek awaits us that will take
us to an old water body with a great scenic location, cross another
hillock and reach rear of the famous Amer Fort. Dinner and overnight
Accommodation : Hotel Samode Haveli or similar.
Day 15: Jaipur – Agra
Today after an early breakfast you will leave for Agra. On your way
to Agra you visit ‘Chand baori’ a step well located in Abhaneri
about one and a half hours drive from Jaipur. This step well is over
1200 years old with a depth of 100 ft. over 13 stories and 3500
steps. A perfect example of water conservation in the earlier times
and still holds significance and hosts thousands of tourists every
year. You will reach Agra by afternoon. You will have lunch and
proceed for your walking tour that offers a different picture of the
city— bells chiming in the temples, sweet vendors selling the
mouthwatering delicacies, office goers in a rush and little kids
with heavy bags off to school. Discover the lesser-known areas of
the old city of Agra. Visit the markets where the inhabitants shop
and their places of worship. Under the guidance of an expert,
explore the busy streets of old Agra for lost stories and past
traditions. Learn about the architecture, history and the age-old
traditions and customs of this iconic city. This 3-hour tour is
conducted around the old market area and includes a visit to Agra's
landmarks, such as the Jama Masjid, the spice market, and the famous
goddess temple before ending the tour with an unusual view of the
Taj from the Yamuna. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Accommodation : Hotel Jaypee Palace or similar.
Day 16: Agra – Delhi
Today after breakfast you leave for Taj mahal. The Taj Mahal is a
world renowned architectural marvel made during the reign of Mughal
emperor Shah–Jahan. Built in the 17th century its one of the seven
wonders of the world. The Taj needs no introduction, standing tall
in its pride on the banks of the Yamuna river the Taj is a white
marble monument built by hand and polished stone, holds many
semi-precious stones embossed in its walls, it’s a mosoleum made to
commemorate the love of the emperor for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Later
we leave for Delhi to board your flight to your homes.
FOR TWO PERSON : USD 2700 per person on
twin sharing basis.
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT : USD 1080.
FOR THREE TO SEVEN PERSON : USD 2100 per
person on twin sharing basis.
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT : USD 840.
FOR EIGHT TO TWELVE PERSON : USD 1800 per person on
twin sharing basis.
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT : USD 720.
15 Nights Accommodation with all Meals.( Breakfast,
- Air fare from Delhi to Udaipur.
Transport from Delhi to Delhi.
English Speaking guide from Rajputana Adventures.
One Local Navigator cum Porter during Treks.
Jungle entrance Fees.
2 Jeep Safari for Leopard sighting at Jawai
Monument Entrances at...
> Qutub Minar, Delhi
> Humaumn Tomb, Delhi
> City Palace, Udaipur
> Boat ride at Lake Pichola, Udaipur
> Sahelioyon ki bari, Udaipur
> Kumbhalgarh Fort, Kumbhalgarh
> Ranakpur Jain Temple, Ranakpur
> Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur
> City Palace, Jaipur
> Amber Fort, Jaipur
> Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur
> Chand Baori, Abhaneri
> Agra Fort, Agra
> Taj Mahal, Agra
Hiking Sticks at the time of trekking.
2 Mineral water bottle per person per day.
Tea / Coffee and Cookies at the time of trekking.
First Aid Kit.
All Currently applicable taxes.
PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDES
- Any meals other then those specified in
- Expenses of personal nature such as tips,
telephone calls, laundry, liquor, still or video camera etc.
- Any other item not specified in ‘cost included