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Rajasthan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. The magic of the princely state lies in its history, which is well-manifested through the centuries-old palaces and forts, vibrant folk songs and shimmering dunes along with a tinge of spirituality. The major highlight of the Rajasthan camel safari tour package is the adventurous and memorable camel ride, which is a must-try thing in Rajasthan. The 10-days tour takes you to Jaipur, Pushkar, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, and Udaipur. You can enjoy the charm of the land in different ways. Be it visiting the ruins of a colossal fort, camping in the sprawling smooth sand dunes, or shopping in a traditional market, everything in the royal state provide unique and fascinating experiences to tourists. And of course, the camel safari in the silent desert is a one-of-its-kind experience. The rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan is bound to leave you awestruck.
Jaipur, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is the capital city of the incredible state of Rajasthan. Here, you can have a look at several iconic monuments. Pushkar is regarded as a holy pilgrimage site by Hindus. You can offer prayers in the famous and the one and only Brahma temple, which is a one-of-its-kind in the world. You can get to know about the history and culture of India by interacting with locals and visiting forts, palaces, and markets in Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, and Bikaner. Last but not least, Udaipur is the romantic city in Rajasthan. Being surrounded by lakes, it is also referred to as the City of Lakes. In a nutshell, you can have a gala time in the company of you dear ones by taking up the Rajasthan camel safari tour.
On your arrival to the soil of rich heritage, you will meet our representative at the airport and will be transferred to your hotel. Get ready to experience this traditional and most colorful state, which shows India at its exotic best.
Jaipur, the pink city has many forts and palaces, boasting stunning views. It is also a famous and popular place for handcrafted items, jewelry and gems. Jaipur, amidst royal heritage and rich history, is a perfect holiday destination. Jantar Mantar is a world UNESCO site, with a set of 14 colossal astronomical instruments which are incredibly accurate. The sprawling Amer Fort has unexpected beauty and charm.The City Palace is famous for its grand view,that reflects its historical importance and royal grace. After the check in process is over, rest of the day/evening is at leisure for you to relax or explore the city on your own. Overnight is in the royal city of Jaipur.
Today could be one of the most memorable days of your life. Resplendent forts and palaces, majestic buildings and tales of heroic battles fought by patriotic kings will mesmerize you to no limit.After breakfast, the first spot to visit is Amber fort, also popularly known as Amer fort, is famous for its architectural design. The serpentine staircases in the fort, which looks like built on an elephant’s back, will take you to the top for a beautiful overview of Maoda Lake. This hilltop fort of the medieval period is a UNESCO world heritage site.The fort, an epitome of architectural design, was built with red sandstone and marbles by Raja Man Singh.The next place in the list is Maharaja City palace, located in the heart of the city.The main entrance gate, Surajpol is famous for its fabulous architecture. A beautiful temple is built near Ganesh gate, dedicated to Goddess Sila Devi. Sheesh Mahal, a palace of mirrors is another point of attraction. You will also enjoy visiting Diwan-e-Aam - Hall of public audience, Diwan-e-Khas - hall of private audience besides Sukh Niwas palace. You can opt to climb up the fort either on an elephant back or in a jeep. Please check with us for more details on the same.
The other destination in Jaipur, you will visit is Jantar Mantar observatory, a collection of 19 astronomical instruments, popular among the mathematicians and astronomers worldwide.The observatory is the biggest among five such observatories in India. All the instruments are made of stone. You will also enjoy pink rose garden and some popular trade centers. Tour to Jaipur is incomplete without shopping as it is a must visit shopping destination for precious and semi-precious gems, jewelry, clothes, carpets and handicraft items made of wood and metals. For shopaholics and art-lovers, fabulous paintings and miniatures are available. Overnight is in shopper's paradise, Jaipur.
This morning you will enjoy a delicious breakfast and get ready for 6-hour long road journey to Pushkar, a pilgrimage.You will also enjoy drive to the golden desert in the surroundings. The city is a tourist attraction due to one and the only Brahma temple, regarded as among the holiest temples and devotees take a dip in ‘the holy pond', presuming that all their past sins would be washed-off.
On arrival you will go around the small town of Pushkar and witness the holy lake and temple for yourself. In the vicinity, over 500 temples are located and the echo of mantra chanting generates a serene atmosphere. Overnight is in the pious city of Pushkar.
Today after breakfast, you will travel to Bikaner by road and later you will be transferred to the hotel. Bikaner is the fourth largest city of Rajasthan. In the afternoon, embark on the amazing journey to Bikaner, a place known to produce great warriors. Grand deserts, fabulous forts and desert safaris make it a booming beauty. The spectacular forts and palaces here, tell the world about its mighty rulers. For tourists and history lovers, Bikaner has many attractive places to visit. Bikaner has an interesting religious side too. It is also famous for its cultural heritage which was established by Rao Bikaji, a Rajput prince in the year 1488 AD. The excavations here give sufficient evidence that the city was at its peak of civilization even in ancient periods.
The Junagarh fort with stunning and imposing architectural designs is a must-visit place. The fort is one of the oldest forts built on ground level. It was built by Raja Rai Singh in the year 1593.The fort, which depicts the ultimate architecture of Rajput and Mughal era, has picturesque courtyards, adding to the hilarious beauty of the fort.In 18th century, King Dungar Singh added western style of architecture, making it more stunning and beautiful. The Junagarh fort, an epitome of architectural design has a rectangular layout. The 16th century fort was built of red sandstone and marble. Bounded by a 30-feet wide moth, the palace complex houses many wonderful structures. the Fort has seven gates and one of them Suraj pol is named as the rays of sun fall directly on the gate. Chand pol is a double gate having heart winning architecture as well as design.
After passing through a beautiful doorway, you will reach to Joramal temple, an ancient shrine with breathtaking surroundings and interiors. Visit the Har Mandir, a royal temple dedicated to goddess Lakshmi and lord Vishnu, which was used by kings and princes for celebrating special occasions like marriage ceremonies and festivals.
Another place with uniqueness here is the camel research farm, the largest in Asia. Bikaner is also famous for fairs and festivals. The Camel Festival is held at the Ladera Dunes and Karni Mata fair takes place at Deshnoke. On AkkhaTeej people from all across the world fly kites here. Overnight is in the royal city of Bikaner.
This morning after breakfast, we will drive you to Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is a majestic and glorious city located in Thar Desert of Rajasthan. The city is enriched in art, culture, music and traditions. This fascinating town, ‘golden city of India’, as it is popularly known due to the surrounding yellow mystique desert, has many other fabulous places to visit. Attractive palaces and beautiful Jain temples further add to its glory. Camel safari, here in the sprawling desert is a lifetime experience. You can opt for a unique opportunity to camp in the desert or spend a night in the hotel. Overnight is in the golden city of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer.
The day is for local sightseeing and the first place to visit is UNESCO’s World Heritage site, Jaisalmer fort, declared under the Group hill forts of Rajasthan. In 1156, the fort was built by Rao Jaisal, a Rajput king from whom the fort derives its name. Fort, a scene of many battles stands amidst the sandy Trikuda hills in great Thar Desert.
Its massive sandstone walls look like Lion’s color in day, which slowly fades to honey yellow by evening with the sun set. Due to the golden color, it is also known as ‘Sonar Quila’. Thus, the beauty of the fort multiplies by sun set and is enough to catch the fancy of eyeballs.The palaces of Maharwa is here, contain ornamental designs of wooden carvings. The fort also houses a 5 floors Tazia Tower which reflects architectural skills of the old era.The beautiful city is also famous for its mansions, built by sandstone and many families still live here since generations.
The mansion of Salim has balconies designed in different styles which has exquisitely carved pillars painted with beautiful ornaments of Gold and silver. The mansion of Patwon, exhibit an interesting piece of architecture.Now, with descending evening, it is the time for camel safari, the long waited event by you. About 40-km from Jaisalmer, enjoy the camel safari. Sprawling sand dunes with sun set in the horizon will further add to your adventure. Overnight is in the beautiful city of Jaisalmer.
This morning pack your bags as it is the time to proceed towards a city, well-known for lavish marriages and film shootings. Jodhpur is also popularly called Sun City as sun is seen first and seems to rise here and thus, you are greeted by the first rays before anyone in any part of the world. Traditional festivals are celebrated here with pomp and show.
In the afternoon, visit to Meherangarh fort, one of the largest and fabulous forts of not only Rajasthan but of the country. The fort is house to many palaces, praised for their stunning architectural designs. One of the beautiful palaces situated in the fort is Moti Mahal – the palace of pearls. It was built by King Sur Singh. Later, you will be taken to Phool Mahal - the Palace of Flowers, built by King Abhaya Singh, and believed to be an exclusive and private chamber of pleasure for royal families.
Also, visit to Jaswant Thada bhavan, built in the memory of King Jaswant Singh, the second, in 1899 will be interesting. Located close to Meherangarh fort, its tranquility of marble structure is amazing. It also houses a multi-level garden, which attracts children in particular. Umaid Public Garden is the next place to visit, which also has Government museum and Umaid Bhawan museum exhibiting rich history of the region with vast collection of artifacts. Overnight is in the blue city, Jodhpur.
On the 8th day of your journey, you will travel for Udaipur, with an en route stop at Ranakpur, famous for 15th century Jain temples.The four-faced Chamukha temple, consisting of more than twenty halls and 1444 pillars with outstanding design is dedicated to Adinath Ji, the first Tirthankar. These temples are among the most revered places for Jain cult. The temple complex, popular for its superb and intricate architecture is located in the West side of the Aravalli range. The complex, certainly creditable for it splendid architecture, is constructed of light colored marbles. Exquisitely carved 1400 pillars support the Jain temple. If time permits, you may also visit Sun temple and the Jain temple.
In Udaipur, upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Udaipur, the city of lakes, also popular for its eye-catching palaces, was founded by King Udai Singh in 1553. Also popularly known as The ‘Jewel of Mewar’, it is situated on the banks of a lake, and considered as one of the most romantic place of royal Rajasthan. Every year, a crazy number of tourists visit this place of attraction. Overnight is in the romantic city of Rajasthan, Udaipur.
This morning after breakfast you will head out for your tour of Udaipur, the city with charming surroundings and regal history. The tour begins with visit to City Palace, built in 1559. Maharana Jagat Singh built Jagdish temple dedicated to lord Vishnu, is the next place to visit. Following this, enjoy a drive around Fateh Sagar lake, which was built in 1678 by Maharana Fateh Singh. Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir is a famous museum which could help you to explore the history of the region. Finally, visit the ‘ Sahelion ki Bari’ which concludes the sightseeing.
The lake Pichola is one of the oldest and biggest lakes of Rajasthan. Tourists coming to Udaipur enjoy boat ride here. You can also opt for a boat ride and enjoy the sunset while cruising around the lake.
The lake, surrounded by splendid hills, palaces, Temples, bathing ghats and embankments is world famous for its picturesque and scenic beauty. It is one of oldest and the biggest lakes of Rajasthan. Coming to Udaipur and not enjoying boat ride here is unpardonable. Boat cruises here attract tourists in large number. Also visit the island palace Jag Niwas in the lake. Overnight is in the city of lakes, Udaipur.
This day is at leisure to stroll around the lake or complete the last minute shopping in the beautiful markets of Udaipur. We will in time transfer you to the airport to board your flight for your onward journey.We hope that you enjoyed your tour with us and we wish to see you again soon.
End of your Rajasthan Camel Safari Tour package