Enjoy the cycling and camel safari through rural India and sand dunes of Thar deserts in Rajasthan. The tour is set in easy pace with ample time to soak into surroundings and visit different walks of life apart from the regular sights like famous Taj Mahal , Pink City of Jaipur and Golden city of Jodhpur & Jaisalmer. Visit world famous Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary and tribal villages of Bishnoi Tribes.
05 day cycling /06 days camel safari - 08 night in camp / 09 Night in hotel
Oct - March
Preise (gültig bis zum 30. April 2010):
Flugsektor:Jodhpur - Delhi
Day 1: Arrive - Delhi Met on arrival at Delhi international airport and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Delhi - Agra Drive to Agra (205 km). On arrival, check-into hotel. Later proceed for sightseeing tour of Agra. Visit the world famous Taj Mahal (built by Mughal Emperor Shajahan in 1653 A.D.) and Agra Fort or Red Fort (built by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D.). Return back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Bharatpur Drive to Fatehpur-Sikri (56 km). Visit the abandoned capital of Emperor Akbar. Later start cycling to Bharatpur (22 km). Bharatpur is famous for "Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 4: Bharatpur - Deeg Day 4: Bharatpur - Deeg
In the morning, visit Bharatpur Sanctuary on cycle Rickshaw. Later cycle to Deeg (21 km). Set-up camp. Afternoon visit Deeg Palace. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 5: Deeg - Sariska After b/fast cycle to Sariska (65 km) via Naggar. On arrival set-up camp for overnight stay.
Day 6: Sariska - Pratapgarh In the morning proceed for game viewing Safari in the Sariska National Park. Later cycle to Pratapgarh (30 km). Overnight stay in tented camp.
Day 7: Pratapgarh - Ramgarh - Jaipur Cycle to Ramgarh (49 km). From Ramgarh drive to Jaipur. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 8: Jaipur In the morning proceed for excursion to Amber Fort. Amber is a classical romantic Rajasthan Fort palace. Its rugged forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise where a beautiful fusion of Mughal and Hindu styles finds its ultimate refinement. Painted scenes of hunting and war adorn the walls with precious stones and mirrors set into the plaster.
Enjoy the elephant ride while going up to fort. While returning back to Jaipur stop for brief photo session of Hawa Mahal (a four storeyed red structure building famous for it"s stone lattice windows). In the afternoon proceed for sightseeing tour of Jaipur city. Visit City Palace (the royal residency of Jaipur family a portion of which has been converted into a museum housing royal artifacts), Jantar Mantar (the redstone observatory which was built by the astronomer King of Jaipur Maharaja Jai Singh). Return back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 9: Jaipur - Bikaner In the morning drive to BIKANER: Founded by Rao Bikaji in 1488, one of the descendent of Jodhaji, founder of Jodhpur. In fact the town derives its name from its founder. Bikaner is situated on an elevated ground, surrounded by seven km long wall, marked by five walls. Arrive and check into hotel. In the evening proceed for sightseeing tour of Bikaner. Visit Junagarh Fort (built by Raja Rai Singh the sixth ruler of Bikaner) Suraj Pol (also known as" Sun Gate"). Overnight stay in Hotel.
Day 10: Bikaner - Charkada - Kakku After breakfast drive to Charkada village (65 km) by Jeeps – safari starting point. Camel safari starts from Charkada from where you and proceed to village Kakku (20 kms). Lunch on the way, dinner and overnight stay in tents at Kakku village.
Day 11: Kakku village - Panchu In the morning, start camel safari to Panchu (20 km). En route pass through many small Rajasthani villages (Dhanis). On arrival, set-up camp for overnight stay.
Day 12: Panchu - Dhankla Bera Morning after breakfast start camel safari to reach Dhankla Bera by covering appox 20 km. Lunch on the way. Arrive Dhankla Bera by afternoon. Overnight in tents.
Day 13: Dhankla Bera - Hanuman Hatti Morning after breakfast proceed to reach Hanuman Hatti by covering approx. 22 km. Lunch on the way. Arrive Hanuman Hatti and set-up camp for overnight stay.
Day 14: Hanuman Hatti - Bhardia Nada Morning after breakfast ride camel to village Baradia via Chaku by covering approx. 25 km. Lunch on the way. Arrive Bhardia Nada in the evening. Enjoy dinner around camp fire with folk music and dance by locals. Overnight in tents.
Day 15: Bhardia Nada - Jambha - Jaisalmer Morning after breakfast, proceed for last leg of camel safari. Ride camel to Jambha (16 km). Arrive Jamba and drive to Jaisalmer (215 km) On arrival, check-into hotel for overnight stay.
Day 16: Jaisalmer Morning free to explore the enchanting city. In the afternoon, proceed for sightseeing of Jasisalmer. Besides Jaisal Fort, the city has beautiful Havelies with their intricate carving on red/ yellow sand stone (Patwa Haveli, Nathumal Haveli etc). Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 17: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Delhi morning drive to Jodhpur. On arrival, visit Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada. Later transfer to airport to board afternoon flight to Delhi. Met on arrival at Delhi airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 18: Depart Delhi Optional sightseeing of Delhi. Transfer to international airport in time to board the flight to onward destination