Day-1 Arrival at Jaipur and proceed to Mandawa via Khatu Shayamji Temple. Arrival at Jaipur and proceed to Mandawa (180 kms - 4 hours) in the heart of Shekhavati region via Khatu Shyamji Temple. Shekhavati is renowned for its Frescoed Havelis, heritage forts, rural backdrop and real India experience. In the late afternoon enjoy a heritage walk down the lanes of Mandawa visiting Frescoed Havelis of the area and experiencing rural character of the area.
Day-2 Visits to Fort, Havelis and Temples around Shekhavati Morning Visit to Nawalgarh (43 kms - 1 hour). Nawalgarh is home to Frescoed Havelis (Podar Haveli, Morarka Haveli). Visit Rani Sati Temple near Bagar and experience drives around the Shekhavati area experiencing rural Rajasthan character of the area.
Day-3 Shekhawati - Khimsar via Salasar Balaji Temple Depart for Khimsar (255 kms - 6 hrs) via Salasar Balaji Temple and / or Nagaur Fort. Khimsar is an experiential heritage getaway renowned for its stay Khimsar Palace and from here one can access Khimsar Sand Dunes that offer exclusive desert experience. Enjoy the experience of a Palace stay at Khimsar Fort and visit sand dunes for sunset. Guests could also opt for The Panchala Black buck reserve is home to three species of antelope, the Blackbuck, Chinkara and Bluebull . A jeep safari could be arranged, followed by tea at the Khimsar Dunes Village.
Day-4 Spend some time at Khimsar Palace. Travel to Jodhpur Enjoy and experience Khimsar Palace experience and by afternoon proceed to Jodhpur (100 kms - 2.5 hours). 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-5 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-6 Jodhpur - Jaipur via Pushkar Proceed to Jaipur (350 kms - 7.5 hrs) via Pushkar. Visit Pushkar Temple and Pushkar Lake. Alternatively Guests can also visit Ajmer Dargah Sharief. Time permitting, Dinner at Chokhi Dhani (Ethnic village experience serving Vegetarian Rajasthani Cuisine) would be a popular choice.
Day-7 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-8 Departure Depart for onward journey.
Shekhavati (Mandawa) - Mandawa is visited for its profound rural character and made even more famous by the Castle mandawa, which was one of the first heritage hotels to come up in the area.
Khimsar - Khimsar is about 90 kms North of Jodhpur enroute to Nagaur. Khimsar is home to a Grand Palace and sand dunes.
Jodhpur - Jodhpur is the city known for its crafts, Forts, Palaces and Vibrant rural backdrop around it.
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.