Jaipur - Pushkar(1) - Jodhpur(2) - Sam(1) - Jaisalmer(1) - Bikaner(1) - Jaipur(2)
Day-1 Arrival at Jaipur. Visit Dargah Sharief, Pushkar Brahma Temple and Pushkar Lake. Arrive at Jaipur and proceed to Pushkar (140 kms - 2.5 hours) enroute visit famous Ajmer Dargah Sharief . Pushkar is an ex-Delhi Getaway and a renowned lakeside destination visited for its lakefront temples. Visit Pushkar Lake, Brahma Temple and if time permitts can visit various other temples around the lake OR visit the sunset point.
Day-2 Travel to Jodhpur. Evening visit to Mandore Gardens, Balsamand Lake. Proceed to Jodhpur (215 kms - 5 hrs). Jodhpur is an access point to Desert circuit Areas and a major tourist destination known for its Mehrangarh Fort, handicrafts and craft villages around. Evening visit to Mandore Gardens and explore the local market.
Day-3 Sightseeing in and around Jodhpur. Visit Jaswant Thada and Mehrangarh Fort. Do shopping in Jodhpur for textiles and handicrafts. Late afternoon visit to Osiyan (60 kms) to Osiya Mata Temple, Jain Temples and Sand Dunes. Evening dinner by the Dunes with traditional dance performance. Alternatively one can do an excursion to Bishnoi village (20 kms) near Jodhpur. At Bishnoi Village experience rural communities of potters and weavers, spot Black Bucks / Blue bulls / Migratory Birds and spend evening at Bishnoi Village for Dinner alongwith a traditional dance performance.
Day-4 Jodhpur - Jaisalmer Sam Dunes. Sand Dune experience in the evening. Travel to Jaisalmer (300 kms - 5.5 hrs). Enroute one can visit Manvar Oasis, Pokaran village and Ramdevra Temple. Jaisalmer is a prime destination in Desert Circuit of Rajasthan, renowned for a Living Fort and Sand Dunes. Proceed 45 kms further from Jaisalmer to Sam Dunes. Reach Sam by 4.30 pm. Enjoy the sunset on the dunes, camel ride. Evening campfire with Rajasthani folk music & dance. Overnight stay at a camp in Sand Dunes and enjoy a complete desert experience.
Day-5 Jaisalmer Sightseeing. Early morning can opt for Camel ride / Camel cart safari and after breakfast can leave for Jaisalmer city (45 kms - 1 hr). Visit the Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon Ki Haveli, Gadsisar Lake, Cenotaphs, Jain Temples around Jaisalmer.
Day-6 Jaisalmer - Bikaner. Enroute visit Kheenchan (Bird Watching) and Deshnoke Temple (Rat temple) Proceed to Bikaner (330 kms - 6.5 hrs). Bikaner is part of Desert Circuit of Rajasthan, known for its ancient Forts, Palaces and Temples. Enroute guests can make a visit to Kheechan (area known for its Migratory Birds, especially Demosaille Cranes). Take little detour to visit Deshnoke's Karni Mata Temple (known as Rat Temple for being home to hundreds of Rats that guard the Temple deity).
Day-7 Visit Junagarh Fort and Lallgarh Palace Complex. Travel to Jaipur. Visit Junagarh fort and Lalgarh Palace Complex. Later proceed to Jaipur (330 kms - 6.5 hrs). Reach Jaipur by Evening. Jaipur is a major destination in Rajasthan visited for its heritage experience. Time permitting guests can enjoy Dinner at Chokhi Dhani Restaurant. (Ethnic Indian Restaurant serving Vegetarian Rajasthani Cuisine).
Day-8 Jaipur Sightseeing Proceed for full day sightseeing covering Amer Fort (Elephant ride is possible), Jantar Mantar (Observatory), Hawa Mahal and City Palace, Jal Mahal, Moti Doongri Temple etc. Evening explore local market for shopping.
Day-9 Departure Depart for onward journey.
Pushkar - Pushkar (12 kms from Ajmer) is home to a rare 14th century Brahma Temple. Ghats around Pushkar lake offer a spiritual experience and has made Pushkar a renowned inbound destination.
Jodhpur - Jodhpur is the city known for its crafts, Forts, Palaces and Vibrant rural backdrop around it.
Sam - Sam Sand Dunes are 45 kms from Jaisalmer and is known for its sand dunes and experience the camps offer there.
Jaisalmer - Jaisalmer is visited for its Fort, restored cenotaphs, temples and Sand dunes all around it. It comes alive during the desert Festival in Jan end.
Bikaner - Bikaner is a heritage destination known for its forts and palaces.
Jaipur - Jaipur is capital of Rajasthan and one of the major tourist destinations of India and part of the famed “Golden Triangle” itinerary route along with Delhi and Agra. Jaipur has now evolved into a major business center with all requisites of a metropolitan city.