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The Rural Adventure of Rajasthan

Tour Path:- Delhi (Arrival) - Agra - Bharatpur- Alwar - Jaipur - Shekhawati - Desert - Jaipur - Delhi (Departure)

Tour days: - 15 Days/ 14 Nights

Day1: Arrive Delhi
Meeting on arrival and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel

Day2: Delhi
Sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi, visiting Jama Masjid mosque, Red fort from outside, Rajghat, drive past through president house, India gate, Government building, Qutab Minar and Humyaun’s tomb. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 3: Delhi - Agra : By Surfac 210 kms. 4.5 hour journey
Agra - Bharatpur : 55 kms.1-2 hours journey

Depart for Agra by private vehicle. Visit the inevitable Taj Mahal and Red Fort. Drive to Bharatpur and visit Kevla deo national Park, Overnight at hotel in Bharatpur

Day 4: Bharatpur - Alwar By Surface 115 kms. 2.5 hours
Morning drive to Alwar and visit the fort "Bala Kila", Moosi Maharani ki Chatari & lake Siliserh late afternoon drive to a village of Mewat where we dine and spend the night in a havelis/farm with the locals.

Day 5 & 6 Alwar
Living in 2 remote villages of Mewat. With these farmers and their families whom we share the everyday, we find that their vision of rural India, their activities, and the surrounding countryside on foot or by camel. Nights and meals Homestay in a haveli, then huts dried plant ( "juphas" ), typical of farms in the region. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 7: Alwar - Jaipur : By car 140 kms. 3.5 hours
Drive to Jaipur, the Pink City, capital of Rajasthan. Visit the city and its architectural wonders (including the famous Hawa Mahal ", the" Palace of Winds "). Excursion to Amber Fort and visit the free lanes of the old town (market, tinkers, craftsmen). Meal in town and overnight at the hotel.

Day 8: Jaipur - Nawalgarh (Shekhawati) 165 kms. 3.5 hours
Morning drive to Nawalgarh and its tens of havelis, ancient palaces with colorful frescoes depicting episodes warriors and hours of glorious Rajasthan. Meet the Foundation which supports environmental programs (organic farming, vermiculture, waste recycling, renewable energy ...), development assistance to farmers of Shekhawati (micro, computer training, etc..) and preventive health. Visits and havelis, late afternoon drive to a village of Shekhawati where we dine and spend the night in a haveli, with the locals.

Day 9 & 10: Shekhawati
Living in 2 remote villages of Shekhawati. With these farmers and their families whom we share the everyday, we find that their vision of rural India, their activities, and the surrounding countryside on foot or by camel. Nights and meals Homestay in a haveli, then huts dried plant ( "juphas" ), typical of farms in the region.

Day 11: Nawalgarh - Bikaner : By Surface 190 kms. 4 hours
Early morning departure to Bikaner. Visit the Fort richly decorated. Meet the Foundation , an NGO actively involved with local communities in the schooling of children (especially girls), women's, health care in isolated environments, as well as in supporting the manufacture and distribution of craft Local. After lunch, drive to the villages of the Thar Desert. Dinner "family", then night homestay in traditional huts of mud and branches ( "jophras" ).

Day 12, & 13 Bikaner
Daily activities with the residents of these hamlets of adobe decorated "Alpana" or "manldana" , amazing drawings and ephemera of lime diluted adorning walls and floors. Initiation visits and workshops in weaving and other crafts. On-site meetings with women's groups ( "self-help groups" ) active in the social sphere, education, and health. Nights in rural villages in the desert.

Day 14: Return route to Jaipur and Delhi. Depending on the time of arrival in Delhi, leisure and shopping before returning to the airport late at night.

Features in this tours
  • Accommodation on double / twin sharing basis.
  • Lunch and Dinner at all places.
  • Boat ride at Siliserh Lake
  • Camel ride at Desert
  • Packages sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Elephant ride at Jaipur
  • Hotel Transfer at all places
  • Includes breakfast
  • Toll Tax and Parking
Exclusions:
  • Any kind of personal expenses such as tips, laundry, telephone bills and alcoholic beverages.
  • Guide fees & anything not specified in the itinerary.
  • Camera fees (still or movie)
  • Transportation & Vehicle
  • Insurance Cover
  • Unspecified meal etc.
  • Entrance charges to places of interest & monuments