• Trip Duration: 8 day

Desert Splendour Tour - 08 Days

Rajasthan, the magical land set amidst the desolate desert beauty is fascinating-from miles of golden stretches of sand to magnificent forts, marvelous palaces and havelis.

Bikaner stands on a slightly raised ground and is encircled by a seven km long wall with five gates. The magnificent forts and palaces in reddish-pink sandstone, bear testimony to its rich historical and architectural legacy. Colourful bazaars, bright and cheerful people make Bikaner and interesting experience.

Jaisalmer, known for its golden fort, made of yellow sandstone, is an important center of handicrafts in Rajasthan. Sandstone carvings and block printed fabrics made here find their way across the world. The carved mansions and Jain temples of Jaisalmer are worth seeing. The sand dunes at Sam, near Jaisalmer are the site of the annual Desert Festival.

Manvar lies right in the heart of the Great Indian Thar Desert between the cities of Jodhpur & Jaisalmer. Its an unprecedented tourist destination offering a rare opportunity to enjoy Rajasthan's desert life, culture, wildlife & beauty. The Manvar Desert Camp is located in the midst of the wilderness surrounded by sand dunes. Evenings are livened up by campfire, mashaals and local musicians and dancers.

Jodhpur a city, near the Thar Desert in Rajasthan, is known for its impressive Mehrangarh fort. Founded by Rao Jodha, this city is called the "Blue City" for the blue painted walls of the houses in the town. The magnificent Umaid Bhawan Palace is another landmark that must be seen in Jodhpur. Its museum contains many artifacts of the royal times in Jodhpur.

Day 01
Delhi - Bikaner
Morning transfer to the railway station to board train for Bikaner. Arrive Bikaner in the evening. Meet and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Overnight: Hotel

Day 02
Bikaner
Morning after breakfast full day sightseeing of the fort and the Camel Breeding Farm. Overnight: Hotel.

Day 03
Bikaner – Jaisalmer
Morning after breakfast half day sightseeing of Deshnok Temple. Later drive to Jaisalmer (330 kms/ 6 hrs). Arrive Jaisalmer and transfer to hotel. Overnight: Hotel.

Day 04
Jaisalmer
Morning after breakfast half day sightseeing of the city visiting the fort, Gadsisar tank and Patwon ki haveli. Overnight: Hotel.

Day 05
Jaisalmer – Manvar
Morning after breakfast drive to Manvar. Half day camel or jeep safari to the nearby village. Overnight: Manvar Desert Camp

Day 06
Manvar – Jodhpur
Morning after breakfast drive to Jodhpur. Enroute visit Osian to see the famous Jain temples. Arrive Jodhpur and transfer to hotel. Overnight: Hotel.

Day 07
Jodhpur
Morning after breakfast half day sightseeing of Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada. Overnight: Hotel.

Day 08
Jodhpur – Delhi
Morning after breakfast transfer to the airport to board flight for Delhi. On arrival transfer for onward destination.

Trip Route
Delhi – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Manvar – Jodhpur – Delhi

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