JTT / TTR
Rural & Heritage
Jan - Dec
Arrive at Delhi. Transfer from Delhi to Samode, to stay at its palace or garden retreat. The village settlement is picturesque.
Drive to Nawalgarh in the heart of the Shekhawati region. Arrival in Nawalgarh & Transfer to Hotel. Afternoon, explore surrounding towns and villages with their painted havelis and temples. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Khimsar, Arrival in Khimsar & Transfer to Hotel. Afternoon Visit the village around it is settled at the base of sand dunes where there are blackbuck visible on short jeep safaris. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Jaisalmer, the charming fortified settlement in the heart of the desert. Overnight at Hotel.
Explore Jaisalmer on foot. Cut off from civilization for centuries, this is one of the last known citadels where the 21st century has made few intrusions, and a wide variety of crafts are still practiced. Afternoon, drive to Pokaran to stay at its fort. Pottery, and decorations for camels are made here. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Jodhpur, with sightseeing in the afternoon. Overnight at Hotel.
Visit Mandore, and then continue to Rohet with charming fort where you will stay. In afternoon, a jeep safari to the surrounding Rabari and Bishnoi villages. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Daspan village where the fertile fields grow bountiful crops, and the village is known for its embroidered shoes. There are also some families that make bows and arrows in the Bhil style. Overnight at Hotel.
Continue into farming country, to Siyana. Visit the stable of Marwari horses. Overnight at Farm House.
Across the flat, irrigated lands of Sirohi, drive to Leopard's Lair at Bera. There is a large settlement of Rabaris in the vicinity. These migrants move around, but this permanent settlement has well-kept, clean homes.
Drive to Ranakpur with its 16th century temples. Stay at Maharani Bagh in the midst of an orchard, and with Geraisa dancers performing in the evening. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Devigarh to stay at the Mahal or Palace. Spend evening at the lakeside farmhouse of a local chieftain. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Udaipur, stay at a choice of deluxe palace hotels. Sightseeing. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Dungarpur with its Bhil villages all around. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive via Chittaurgarh Fort to Bijaipur, the base for the Mina tribes. The village is located beside a lake. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Kota, stay at Umed Bhawan, Brijraj Bhawan or Sukhdam Niwas. Local sightseeing. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Bundi for sightseeing of fort, and Raniji ki Baori stepwell. Continue to Rajmahal, a 300-year-old palace with the village named after it. The palace overlooks the river below. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Pachewar village and its restored fort or Garh. Flourishing agricultural practices, toy makers and a blue pottery kiln. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Jaipur, and sightseeing there. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Bhandarej. The village has a lovely setting beside a lake, and Meena settlements around it. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive ro Karauli, known for its pink stone quarries, and and Kaila Devi temple. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Bharatpur. Visit bird sanctuary, and visit the old fort with its incredibly invincible mud bastions. Overnight at Hotel.
Depart from Agra or Delhi. Tour ends.