5 Days Rajasthan Desert Safari Tour

4N/5Days

Inclusions

  • star hotel 3 Stars
  • transport Transfer
  • meal Meals
  • sightseeing Sightseeing

Overview

The 4-night/5-day Rajasthan Desert Safari tour package offers a captivating journey through the golden dunes of Rajasthan, allowing you to explore the enchanting cities of Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. Here is an overview of what you can expect from this well-crafted itinerary:

  1. Exploration of Jodhpur and Jaisalmer: The tour provides ample time to discover the architectural marvels, vibrant culture, and historical heritage of Jodhpur and Jaisalmer, two of Rajasthan’s most captivating cities.

  2. Stargazing and Desert Activities: Spend your days marveling at the architectural wonders of the region and enjoy various desert activities under the star-laden sky, creating unforgettable memories amidst the desert landscape.

  3. Splendid Desert Sunsets: Experience the magical evenings in the desert, where the golden hues of the setting sun transform the dunes into a mesmerizing spectacle, offering a perfect backdrop for relaxation and reflection.

  4. Palaces and Grandeur: Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Rajasthan as you visit splendid palaces, forts, and heritage sites that showcase the rich history and cultural heritage of the region, adding a fascinating dimension to your desert trip.

This meticulously designed 5-day tour is tailored to provide you with a memorable desert tourism experience in Rajasthan, offering a perfect blend of exploration, relaxation, and cultural immersion. The itinerary is customizable to suit your specific preferences and needs, ensuring a personalized and enriching travel experience. If you require more details or have any specific requests for your Rajasthan Desert tour, feel free to ask for further assistance!

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Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Jodhpur

  • Sightseeing tour
  • Hotel Stay
  • Dinner

Upon your arrival at the Jodhpur Airport or Railway Station, you will be greeted by our tour representative who will assist you with a guided transfer to one of our selected hotels in Jodhpur. After checking in at the hotel and relaxing for a bit, you will have the opportunity to explore two popular tourist attractions in Jodhpur:

  1. Mandore Gardens: Mandore Gardens is a historical garden located around 9 kilometers from the city of Jodhpur. It houses cenotaphs, temples, and lush greenery, offering a serene and picturesque setting for visitors to explore and unwind.

  2. Balsamand Lake: Balsamand Lake is a beautiful artificial lake surrounded by lush gardens and a palace complex. Visitors can enjoy a leisurely stroll around the lake, soak in the tranquil ambiance, and admire the scenic views of the surroundings.

After a delightful evening exploring Mandore Gardens and Balsamand Lake, you will return to your hotel for a relaxing dinner and a comfortable night’s rest. This itinerary allows you to start your Rajasthan journey with a blend of sightseeing, relaxation, and cultural exploration in the vibrant city of Jodhpur.

Day 2

Jodhpur Sightseeing

  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing tour
  • Hotel Stay
  • Dinner

Today After Breakfast Your day in Jodhpur will be filled with exciting sightseeing experiences as you explore some of the city’s iconic landmarks. Here is a summary of your itinerary for the day:

  1. Mehrangarh Fort: Your first stop will be the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest forts in India, perched on a hill overlooking the city of Jodhpur. Explore the grandeur of this historic fort, which houses palaces, museums, and offers panoramic views of the city.

  2. Umaid Bhawan Palace: Next, you will visit the Umaid Bhawan Palace, a stunning palace complex that serves as a heritage hotel and a museum. Admire the architectural beauty of this palace, which blends traditional Rajasthani and Art Deco styles.

  3. Ghanta Ghar (Clock Tower): Your tour will continue with a visit to Ghanta Ghar, the famous clock tower located in the bustling old city of Jodhpur. The clock tower is a prominent landmark and a hub of activity, surrounded by vibrant markets and historical buildings.

After a day of exploring Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, and Ghanta Ghar, you will conclude your sightseeing tour and return to your hotel for a relaxing evening and overnight stay.

Day 3

Arrival in Jaisalmer and visit Sam sand dunes

  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing tour
  • Hotel Stay
  • Dinner

On the third day of your Rajasthan Desert Safari tour, you will embark on an exciting journey from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer, known for its golden sand dunes and rich cultural heritage. Here is an overview of your itinerary for the day:

  1. Train Ride to Jaisalmer: After checking out from your hotel in Jodhpur, you will enjoy a scenic train ride to Jaisalmer, a city renowned for its majestic forts and desert landscapes. Sit back, relax, and soak in the picturesque views during your journey.

  2. Hotel Check-in: Upon reaching Jaisalmer, you will be warmly welcomed and transferred to your hotel, where you can complete the check-in formalities and unwind after your journey.

  3. Visit to Sam Sand Dunes: In the evening, you will head to the magnificent Sam Sand Dunes, a mesmerizing expanse of golden sands that epitomize the beauty of the Thar Desert. Witness a breathtaking sunset over the dunes and partake in an exhilarating Desert Safari experience, riding on the back of a camel to explore the vast desert landscape.

  4. Cultural Performances: Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Rajasthan as you enjoy lively folk dances and musical performances at the Sam Sand Dunes. The traditional music and dance performances under the starlit sky will create unforgettable memories of your desert adventure.

After a day filled with train travel, desert exploration, and cultural experiences, you will return to your hotel in Jaisalmer for a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 4

Jaisalmer city tour

  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing tour
  • Hotel Stay
  • Dinner

Today Your day in Jaisalmer promises to be a delightful exploration of the city’s rich history, architectural marvels, and natural beauty. Here is a summary of your itinerary for the day:

  1. Jaisalmer Fort: Your first stop will be the majestic Jaisalmer Fort, also known as Sonar Quila or Golden Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the intricate architecture, narrow lanes, and historical significance of this imposing fort that stands tall amidst the golden sands of the Thar Desert.

  2. Bada Bagh: After visiting the fort, you will proceed to Bada Bagh, a serene garden complex with cenotaphs of the royal family of Jaisalmer. The lush greenery and panoramic views make it an ideal spot to relax and soak in the tranquility of the surroundings.

  3. Salim Singh ki Haveli: Your tour continues with a visit to Salim Singh ki Haveli, a historic mansion known for its impressive architecture and intricate carvings. Admire the craftsmanship and design elements that reflect the opulence of the bygone era.

  4. Gadsisar Lake: The final destination of your city tour is Gadsisar Lake, a picturesque man-made reservoir surrounded by temples, shrines, and ghats. Enjoy the serene ambiance of the lake, observe the diverse species of catfishes, and indulge in birdwatching while appreciating the natural beauty of the surroundings.

After a day of exploring Jaisalmer Fort, Bada Bagh, Salim Singh ki Haveli, and Gadsisar Lake, you will have gained insights into the cultural heritage and architectural splendor of Jaisalmer.

Day 5

Departure

On the final day of your Rajasthan Desert tour, you will start your day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel in Jaisalmer. Following breakfast, you will be provided with a comfortable transfer to either the railway station or airport in Jaisalmer, depending on your onward travel arrangements.

At the railway station or airport, you will bid farewell to the vibrant city of Jaisalmer and embark on your journey towards your next destination. Whether you are catching a train or a flight, the tour arrangements will ensure a smooth and hassle-free transfer for your onward travel.

Inclusions

• Pick up and drop off from Jodhpur airport/ railway station.
• 5Breakfast & 5Dinner In Respective Hotels
• 2 Nights’ accommodation in Jodhpur
• 2 Night accommodation in Jaisalmer
•  sightseeing by an air-conditioned SUV car.
• Toll taxes, State permits, parking charges, Fuel charges and driver’s daily allowance.
• All applicable hotel taxes and service charges.

Exclusion

● Expenses associated with overnight stays before to or following a trip
● Cost of Insurance
● Alterations to a trip’s itinerary, airfare, departure date, or lodgings
● Expenses of a personal nature or not included in the group’s predetermined menu
● out-of-pocket expenses brought on by things like medical care, time spent in the hospital, and other similar situations

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Exploring Rajasthan with children can be a delightful experience, offering a mix of history, wildlife, and cultural activities. Some of the best places to visit in Rajasthan with children include:

  1. Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur: Kids can explore the grand fort, learn about its history, and enjoy the panoramic views of the city.

  2. Ranthambore National Park: A safari in Ranthambore offers the chance to spot tigers and other wildlife, making it an exciting adventure for children.

  3. Jantar Mantar in Jaipur: This UNESCO World Heritage Site showcases fascinating astronomical instruments that can captivate young minds.

  4. Kumbhalgarh Fort near Udaipur: Kids can marvel at the massive fort walls and learn about its historical significance.

  5. Camel Breeding Farm in Bikaner: Children can interact with camels and learn about their importance in the desert region.

  6. Sand dunes outside Jaisalmer: Riding a camel on the sand dunes and staying in desert camps can be a memorable experience for children.

  7. Lake Pichola in Udaipur: A boat ride on Lake Pichola offers a serene experience with beautiful views of the city and surrounding palaces.

These attractions offer a mix of history, wildlife, and cultural experiences that can engage and entertain children during their visit to Rajasthan. If you have any more questions or need further recommendations, feel free to ask!

To travel from Delhi to Jaisalmer, you have several transportation options available:

  1. By Air: The quickest way to reach Jaisalmer from Delhi is by taking a flight to Jodhpur Airport, which is the nearest airport to Jaisalmer with regular flights. From Jodhpur, you can then take a taxi or bus to Jaisalmer, which is approximately a 4-5 hour drive.

  2. By Train: Another popular option is to take a train from Delhi to Jaisalmer. There are direct trains like the Delhi-Jaisalmer Express that connect the two cities. The train journey takes around 18-20 hours, so it’s advisable to book a sleeper class or AC class for a comfortable journey.

  3. By Road: You can also opt for a road trip from Delhi to Jaisalmer. The distance between Delhi and Jaisalmer is around 780 km, and the journey takes approximately 12-14 hours by car. You can either drive your own vehicle or hire a taxi for a more convenient travel experience.

Each mode of transportation offers a unique travel experience, so you can choose the option that best suits your preferences in terms of time, budget, and comfort. If you need more specific details or assistance with planning your trip from Delhi to Jaisalmer, feel free to ask!

For a one-week trip to Rajasthan, you have several itinerary options to explore the diverse attractions of the state. Here are some suggested itineraries:

a. 2 nights Jaipur, 1 night Jodhpur, 2 nights Jaisalmer, 1 night Jodhpur, 1 night Udaipur: This itinerary allows you to visit the vibrant markets and historical sites in Jaipur, explore the majestic forts in Jodhpur, experience the desert charm of Jaisalmer, and enjoy the lakes and palaces in Udaipur.

b. 1 night Jaipur, 1 night Jodhpur, 2 nights Udaipur, 1 night Ranthambore, 1 night Jaipur: This itinerary covers the major cities of Jaipur, Jodhpur, and Udaipur along with a wildlife safari in Ranthambore National Park, offering a mix of culture, history, and nature.

c. 2 nights Jaipur, 1 night Bikaner, 2 nights Jaisalmer, 1 night Jodhpur: This itinerary focuses on exploring the desert cities of Bikaner, Jaisalmer, and Jodhpur along with the cultural attractions of Jaipur, providing a glimpse of Rajasthan’s diverse landscapes and heritage.

Each itinerary offers a unique blend of experiences, from exploring historical forts and palaces to enjoying desert safaris and boat rides on picturesque lakes. You can customize the itinerary based on your interests and preferences to make the most of your one-week trip to Rajasthan. If you need more details or assistance in planning your itinerary, feel free to ask!

Rajasthan is renowned for its vibrant culture, rich history, and exquisite craftsmanship. Here are some of the things Rajasthan is famous for:

  1. Historical Forts and Palaces: Rajasthan is home to magnificent forts and palaces like Amer Fort, Mehrangarh Fort, and City Palace, showcasing the grandeur of Rajput architecture and heritage.

  2. Traditional Textiles: The state is known for its colorful textiles, including Bandhani, Leheriya, and block prints, which are used to create beautiful garments like sarees, suits, and turbans.

  3. Handicrafts: Rajasthan is famous for its intricate handicrafts such as pottery, metalwork, woodwork, and leather items, reflecting the skilled craftsmanship of local artisans.

  4. Jewelry: The region is renowned for its exquisite jewelry, especially Kundan, Meenakari, and Polki designs, incorporating precious and semi-precious stones in intricate patterns.

  5. Cuisine: Rajasthani cuisine is another highlight, known for its rich flavors and unique dishes like Dal Baati Churma, Laal Maas, Gatte ki Sabzi, and various sweets like Ghewar and Mawa Kachori.

  6. Folk Music and Dance: Rajasthan’s vibrant musical traditions, including folk songs, dances like Ghoomar and Kalbelia, and instruments like the dholak and sarangi, showcase the cultural richness of the state.

  7. Wildlife: Rajasthan is home to diverse wildlife sanctuaries and national parks like Ranthambore and Sariska, offering opportunities to spot tigers, leopards, and other wildlife species.

These are just a few aspects of what makes Rajasthan a unique and culturally rich destination, attracting visitors from around the world to experience its charm and heritage. If you have any more specific questions about Rajasthan or its attractions, feel free to ask!

Some of the famous adventure activities to enjoy on Rajasthan tour packages include:

  1. Hot-air Balloon Rides: Experience the magic of Rajasthan from above with hot-air balloon rides in Jaipur, Ranthambore, or Pushkar. Enjoy breathtaking views of the landscapes and monuments while floating in the sky.

  2. Sand Dune Rides: In Jaisalmer, you can indulge in dune-bashing adventures on the golden sands of the Thar Desert. Many tour packages offer desert tent camping, cultural performances, and camel rides for a complete desert experience.

  3. Camel Rides: A quintessential Rajasthani experience, camel rides allow you to explore the desert terrain and villages in a traditional way. Adding a camel ride to your tour package can enhance your cultural immersion in Rajasthan.

These adventure activities offer a unique way to explore the diverse landscapes and cultural heritage of Rajasthan, providing unforgettable experiences for travelers seeking adventure and excitement. If you have any more questions or need further information about adventure activities in Rajasthan, feel free to ask!

The cost of a Rajasthan tour can vary depending on the duration, inclusions, accommodation type, transportation, and activities included in the package. Here are some approximate cost ranges for Rajasthan tour packages:

  1. Short Tour Package (5 nights, 6 days): A basic tour covering destinations like Udaipur, Jaipur, and Jodhpur can start from around ₹25,000 to ₹30,000 per person, depending on the level of accommodation and inclusions.

  2. Extended Tour Package (8 nights, 9 days): For a more comprehensive tour covering Udaipur, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, and Bikaner, the cost can range from ₹45,000 to ₹50,000 per person, considering higher-end accommodations and additional activities.

  3. Customized Tour Packages: If you opt for a customized itinerary with specific cities, attractions, and activities based on your preferences, the cost can vary accordingly. Luxury tours with premium accommodations and exclusive experiences may cost more than standard packages.

It’s important to consider factors like seasonality, group size, mode of transportation, and additional services like guided tours, meals, and entrance fees when estimating the overall cost of a Rajasthan tour. You can compare different tour operators, check for seasonal discounts, and tailor the itinerary to fit your budget and travel preferences. If you have specific requirements or need assistance in planning a Rajasthan tour within your budget, feel free to ask for more details!

The best time to visit Rajasthan is during the winter season, which typically spans from October to January. Here are some reasons why winter is considered the ideal time to visit Rajasthan:

  1. Mild Weather: During winter, Rajasthan experiences pleasant weather with sunny days and cool nights, making it comfortable for sightseeing and outdoor activities.

  2. Festivals: The winter season in Rajasthan coincides with various cultural festivals and events like the Udaipur World Music Festival, Jaipur Literature Festival, and the famous Pushkar Fair. These festivals offer a glimpse into the vibrant culture and traditions of the state.

  3. Clear Skies: Winter months in Rajasthan are characterized by clear skies and minimal rainfall, providing excellent visibility for exploring historical monuments, forts, and palaces.

On the other hand, the summer season in Rajasthan, from April to June, can be extremely hot with temperatures soaring above 40 degrees Celsius, making outdoor activities uncomfortable. Monsoon season, from July to September, brings some relief from the heat but also humidity and occasional rainfall.

Therefore, to make the most of your Rajasthan tour and enjoy the attractions and festivals the state has to offer, it is recommended to plan your visit during the winter season for a pleasant and memorable experience. If you have any more questions or need further assistance regarding your travel plans to Rajasthan, feel free to ask!

Rajasthan is renowned for its rich and flavorful cuisine, offering a variety of dishes that reflect the state’s culinary heritage. Here are some of the best dishes of Rajasthan that you must try during your visit:

  1. Lal Maas: A popular non-vegetarian dish, Lal Maas is a spicy mutton curry cooked in a rich tomato-based gravy with authentic Rajasthani spices, known for its fiery flavor and aromatic taste.

  2. Dal Bati Churma: Considered the quintessential Rajasthani meal, Dal Bati Churma is a combination of savory baked wheat flour dumplings (bati), lentil curry (dal), and sweet crumbled wheat dessert (churma), offering a delightful mix of flavors and textures.

  3. Pyaaz ki Kachori: These deep-fried pastries are stuffed with a spicy mixture of onions, potatoes, and aromatic spices, making them a popular breakfast or snack option in Rajasthan, enjoyed with chutneys or curries.

  4. Gatte ki Sabzi: Gatte are gram flour dumplings cooked in a flavorful yogurt-based curry with spices like cumin, coriander, and red chili, creating a delicious and comforting dish that pairs well with rotis or rice.

These dishes represent just a glimpse of the diverse and delicious Rajasthani cuisine that showcases a blend of flavors, textures, and spices unique to the region. Exploring the local food scene and savoring these traditional dishes is an essential part of experiencing the cultural richness of Rajasthan. If you have any more questions about Rajasthani cuisine or need recommendations for dining options, feel free to ask!

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