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Highlights :

Tiger Safari | Pushkar Mela | Haunted Village  | Forts | Sand Dunes | Local Food | Hostels & Much more.

 

ITINERARY

 

Day 01 : Jodhpur


Arrival in Jodhpur ‘Sun City’ or ‘Blue City’ Reaching Jodhpur hop on to your cosy ,comfortable & backpackers friendly Hostel and get set go!


First we visit the Mighty Mehrangrah Fort a magnificent spectacle and an architectural masterpiece Of India still run by the Jodhpur royal family Enjoy the bird’s eye view of the entire city of Jodhpur. Next visit marble marvel Jaswant Thada just to the left to the fort which is another masterpiece of a Rajputana style of architecture.

 

Later you are free to dive deep into the heart of Jodhpur to discover the lesser known treasures of this enchanting city. Peep into the life of locals, Meet and interact with city’s residents, wander through narrow alleyways dotted with Indigo colored houses or spend some time lounging and shopping at the quaint street near Clock tower (Ghanta Ghar) and Local Market relishing mouth-watering local food. Evening head back to our welcoming homestay or Hostel.

 

Day 02 : Jodhpur – Jaisalmer


Morning experience the royalty visiting Grand Umaid Bhawan Palace & Museum.
Later bid adieu to Jodhpur & proceed by road to ‘Golden City’ Jaisalmer Once a sleepy desert city, Situated amid picturesque Thar Desert, close to Indo-Pak Border now transformed itself into a major tourist hub of India.


Reaching Jaisalmer be comfortable at hotel. Evening you are free visit the nearby Gadsisar Lake a scenic rainwater lake to relax yourself. Lake is surrounded by the small temples and shrines of Amar Sagar. Overnight in Jaisalmer.

 

Day 03 : Jaisalmer Fort | Haunted Village Kuldhara | Desert Camping


Morning Get your cameras, taste buds and walking shoes ready…No siesta as you head right out ! We will visit one of the most renowned fort in the world Jaisalmer Fort. Perched in the heart of the Thar Desert.


The fort walls provide superb views over the old city and surrounding desert dunes. About a quarter of the old city’s population still resides within the fort walls. Trust us it’s fascinating to wander around this place. There is plenty to explore & capture within the fort from Jain temples dating back 12th and 15th centuries to museums, colorful shops, local houses. Also don’t miss the roof top cafés you will regret it ;)

 

It’s Haveli hopping time! first Patwon ki Haveli, Enchanting shade of gold instantly draws your attention to the intricacy of its architecture. Don’t forget to see finely carved beautiful Jharokhas (balconies) & Next is Nathmal Ji ki haveli The craftsmanship is simply out of this world. Life-size elephants carved out of yellow stones are highlights here. Followed by visit to Kuldhara ‘The Haunted Village’. Enjoy your evening at the Sand Dunes of Thar Desert, later be ready to get absorbed in traditional Dance & Music with Bonfire. Overnight in the Luxury Tents.

 

Day 04: Pushkar Mela


Early Morning Start with an energizing breakfast. Embrace yourself as you hit the roads again to knock Pushar Mela off your bucketlist. Pushkar should not be missed if you are backpacking across Rajasthan during Mela. It is indeed every Traveller & Photographers paradise.


There is lot in store waiting for you at this World’s Largest Cattle Fair. Mela Ground host numerous activity from Horse & Camel race to Matka Phod competitions! Dunes outside of Pushkar are a sight (and a smell) to behold when the cameleers come to town.


A spin on a Ferris wheel for a view over the vast expanse of camels on Dunes is must. Experience the Maha-Arti Vara Ghat of Pushkar Lake & temple Dance at Rangji Temple. How about Midnight walk to the Pushkar Fair ?!

 

Day 05: Pushkar & Ajmer Dargah


Today we explore more of Pushkar. Early morning walk on the Ghats of Pushkar lake or Camel ride across the sandunes. Attend Udhyog Art and Craft Fair for shopping. Post Lunch we pay visit to renowned Ajmer Sharif Dargah, shrine of Hazrat Khwaja Garib Nawaz. Venerated by both Hindus and Muslims, it is the tomb of Khwaja Moin-ud-din Chisti. Or you may just stay back cheer for Champion Cattle Competition. Overnight at Pushkar.

 

Day 06 : Jaipur


Welcome to Pink City Jaipur! Visit the Royal highlights of this trip oAmer Fort and Jaigarh Fort. For City Palace & Museum, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar & more… on foot r Old Tuk-Tuk!! (It’s fun riding it aswell ? ) Overnight In Jaipur.

 

**Don’t forget to get your picture clicked by 150yr old Royal camera Manufactured in 1860 in Germany.

 

Day 07 Ranthambore Tiger Safari.


Arrival in Sawai Madavpur. Get close to these mighty cats!Delve into the wilderness of Ranthambore tiger safari! An experience the closest encounter with the royal Indian Tigers and other endangered wildlife!


Located graciously on the edge of a plateau, this park is one of the best destination to spot the majestic Indian tigers in their most natural habitats. Sprawling over an area of 1,334sq.km, tigers can be easily spotted during the daytime in this scenic park.

 

Day 08 Tour Ends


Drop is arranged for you to Sawai Madahvpur station. Be ready to tell backpacking stories as you head back home!

 

Important Note : This is Guided Backpacking version of Trip . Our Itineraries are carefully put together by our backpacking experts aiming to cover & experience some lesser known must-see offbeat places in India in backpacking style. Our trips are the perfect way to rediscover and socialize yourself with like minded backpackers while you explore the unexplored places in India which are offbeat and general tourist often skip because of the obscure nature of these locales. After all, Columbus wouldn’t be Columbus if he’d stuck to taking the same journey again and again, right? Occasionally backpacking trips might !

 

 

 

 

 

Cost per person (INR)
Rs.26250
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Where Rajasthan
Duration 07 Nights / 08 Days
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