Rajasthan Organised Trips

Evening Bazaar, Cuisine & Crafts of Old Jaipur

Since the founding of Jaipur in 1727, its artisans and craftspeople have sold their respected creations and still use traditional methods to craft items today. Meet your local guide at Hawa Mahal, or ‘Palace of the Winds’, and walk through the bazaar as you chat to locals and try authentic street food. Taste freshly made pakora, samosa and traditional sweets and observe jewellers and silversmiths as they work at their craft.

Amber Fort & Jaipur City Tour

Jaipur, also known as the ‘City of Victory’ was founded in 1727 and its striking architecure features Hindu, Mughal and Jain influences. Begin your full day tour with a visit to the 16th- Century Amber Fort which houses stunning palaces and temples. Next, visit the walled City Palace – a former royal residence – and enjoy a photostop at the unique Hawa Mahal, or ‘Palace of Winds’.

Duration:

Full day

Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transport. Excludes: Food and drink.

Max. group size: 6
Transport details:

Air-conditioned car or minibus

Other information:

Departs daily.

Udaipur City Tour, Rajasthan

Visit Udaipur's magnificent City Palace, the largest palace complex in India. Blending Mughal and Rajput influences, this intricate marble and granite structure overlooks Lake Pichola. Continue to the 17th-Century Jagdish temple, drive around Fatehsagar Lake and visit the Sahelion ki Bari – a beautiful 18th-Century garden adorned with fountains, marble elephants and a lotus pond.

Duration:

Half day

Start time: 9.30am
End time: 1.30pm
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transport and entry to monuments. Excludes: Camera fee, food and drink.

Max. group size: 6
Transport details:

Air-conditioned car or minibus

Other information:

Departs daily.
Driving distance 30km.
Minimum stay 2 nights.
Tour is bilingual.

Bikaner City Tour, Rajasthan

Discover the desert city of Bikaner, the main trade centre on the ancient silk route in the 1500s. Dating back to 1486 AD, the barren city’s highlight is Junagarh Fort and you’ll visit some of this complex’s beautiful palaces, such as the red sandstone Lal Gar. You’ll also visit the famous Karni Mata, a Hindu temple that was built in honour of the Rat Goddess and today is home to over 20,000 rats! Rats are considered holy animals, and worshippers travel from all over India to pay their respects.

Duration:

Half day

Start time: 10am
End time: 4pm
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transport, guide and entry to Junagarh Fort. Excludes: Camera fee, entry to Sound & Light Show, food and drink.

Max. group size: 6
Transport details:

Air-conditioned car or minibus

Other information:

Departs daily.
Minimum stay 1 night.
Conducted in English. Bilingual guide available on request.

Jaisalmer City Tour, Rajasthan

Explore Jaisalmer's hillltop fort which is still home to a quarter of the population. Discover the Jain Temples, which date back to the 1100s and 1400s; the 19th-Century Badal Vilas, or Cloud Palace – the city's spectacular landmark which is crowned by a five-tiered tower boasting intricately carved balconies; and Patwon ki Haveli, an impressive and ornate five-storey building.

Duration:

Half day

Start time: 8.30am
End time: 1pm
Included/Excluded:

Includes: Transport, guide and entry to monuments. Excludes: Camera fee, entry to Sound & Light Show, food and drink.

Max. group size: 35
Transport details:

Air-conditioned car or minibus

Other information:

Departs daily.
Driving distance 20km.
Minimum stay 1 night.
Conducted in English, French, Spanish and Italian.

Khimsar Dunes Village, Rajasthan

A luxurious overnight escape from Jodhpur in the midst of the Thar Desert's burnt dunes, Khimsar Dunes Village is a secretive hideaway where idyllic thatched cottages nestle around a tranquil oasis.

During your stay at this unique resort you can enjoy Rajasthani and Continental cuisine either by the water's edge or on the top of one of the sand dunes, offering a unbeatable vista over the resort and the desert and a one of a kind dining experience.

In addition to the village's facilities including a bar, sunset and sunrise snacks and jeep and camel excursions you can make use of the facilities at Khimsar Fort, approximately 4 miles away. The Khimsar Fort boasts a swimming pool, spa and fitness centre, tennis court and a indoor games room.

Duration:

1 night

End time: After breakfast
Included/Excluded:

Includes: All meals at Khimsar, jeep and camel safari and transport. Excludes: Drinks and camera fee.

Max. group size: 6
Transport details:

Air-conditioned car or minibus

Other information:

Departs daily from October to March.