13D12N Rajasthan and Gujarat Combined

by Shanti Travel

Summary
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  • Travelling to Delhi, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Ghanerao, Narlai and Jojawar
    Minimum of 2 persons
    Activities include Arts & Museums, City Tour, Nature & Scenery and Rest & Relax
    Includes Hotel Transfer
    Travelling period Every day from January 1st, 2013
  • Shanti Travel

    Shanti Travel

    An original travel agency which creates tailor-made tours focusing on quality and off the beaten tracks journeys.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Delhi

Welcome at the airport (generally in the evening). Transfer and night in the hotel.

Day 2: Delhi - Udaipur

Relax during the day in the Indian capital. In the afternoon, transfer to the airport and flight for Udaipur. Welcome at the airport and transfer to your hotel. You set off on a stroll in the alleys of the city. Night in the hotel.



Udaipur, the romantic city of Rajasthan, is set in the backdrop of the hills of the Aravelli range. This chain of mountains stretches from the interiors of the north of Gujarat up to Delhi. It divides Rajasthan into 2 distinct areas: to the west, the Thar desert with land having sparse vegetation; to the east, green and fertile expanses of land, washed down by generous monsoons.



Optional activities:




  • Explore the countryside by foot or on Horseback (half day or full day)


  • Take a boat tour of Pichola Lake


  • Discover Udaipur by balloon (1 hour flight)


  • Learn to cook authentic and original dishes (half day)


  • Awaken the artist within you with a painting course (full day)


[1H40 Flight]

Day 3: Udaipur

Discover the ‘’Venice of the East‘’, built around the Pichola lake on which you can take a boat ride. Visit its Palace as well as the shopping alleys of the old city. Possibility of a horse ride to discover the surrounding countryside, accompanied by our riding guide Dinesh (not included in the price). Night in the hotel.



Optional activities:
See previous day

Day 4: Udaipur - Dungarpur

Proceed by road up to Dungarpur, a small town that holds great pride in its fortress. Transfer to the ancient palace of the Maharaja. Visit the city and/or take a stroll by the lakeside where a number of birds live. Night in the palace.

[130 Km - 3H drive ]

Day 5: Dungarpur - Ahmedabad

In the morning, we will leave by road for Ahmedabad. Visit the old city dotted with several mosques and "pols" (structure of typical houses in North India). Night in the hotel.

[180 Km - 4/5H drive ]

Day 6: Ahmedabad - Adalaj - Ahmedabad

During the day, visit the Calico Museum, dedicated to textile art and located in an exquisitely beautiful haveli. This will be followed by an excursion to Adalaj for visiting a superb Vav or step well. Towards the end of the day, visit the Sabarmati Ashram, founded by Gandhi in the early part of the 19th century and from where he set off on his long Salt Satyagraha. From the Ashram, there are beautiful views of the Sabarmati river. Night in the hotel.

[1 H 30 Round Trip ]

Day 7: Ahmedabad - Dasada

You set off by road for Dasada, the gateway to the Little Rann of Kutch, a vast stretch of salines and pastures, constituting a unique ecosystem. Check in at the hotel. Excursion to Dasada and the surrounding villages in order to meet with local tribes, known as Adivasis, either sedentary or nomadic tribes. Night in the hotel.

[90 Km - 2 H 30]

Day 8: Dasada

A day devoted to the exploration of the forest reserve where you can sight rare animal species, especially the onager (Wild Asian Ass) and a number of other animals: antelopes, nilgais, wolves, migratory birds such as demoiselle cranes, pelicans, greater flamingoes. The grassy islands, a food haven in this salty expanse, can be as tall as 3 m. Night in the hotel.

Day 9: Dasada - Mount Abu

You set off by road to Mount Abu, a borough perched at 1200 m altitude on a plateau of the Aravelli hills in Rajasthan. On the way, you will stop at Modhera for visiting the splendid Surya Temple, dedicated to the Sun God. You then continue by road to Patan, which prides itself on housing one of the most beautiful step wells of Gujarat, the Baoli of the Rani. Arrival at Mount Abu by the end of the day. Check in and night in the hotel.

[240 Km]

Day 10: Mount Abu

Rest. Visit the marvellous white marble Dilwara Temples, a centre for pilgrimage in Jainism. A walk around the Nakki Lake and sun set at the Sunset Point 15 minutes away from the lake walk. Night in the hotel.

Day 11: Mont Abu - Ghanerao, Narlai or Jojawar

You cut across the Aravelli hills and move towards Ghanerao, Narlai or Jojawar. En route, you will discover yet another superb Jain temple at Ranakpur. Night in the hotel.



The Indian countryside perfect for discovering picturesque rural scenes: women at the well, shepherds and their herds of goats, nomadic families of Gaduliya communities...

Narlai or Jojawar (depending on the hotel category desired) [3/4 H drive - 120 KM]

Day 12: Ghanerao, Narlai or Jojawar

Then you will drive down to Jodhpur, the blue city, dominated by an imposing fortress. Night in the hotel.



Optional activites:




  • Explore the area around Meherangarh Fort by zipline (zip) (2 hours)


  • Come and meet the Bishnoi people, an ecological community (half day or full day)


Narlai or Jojawar (depending on the Visit the traditional village of Ghanerao, Narlai or Jojawar)

Day 13: Jodhpur - Delhi

Visit the Meherangarh fort, which houses the Umaid Bhawan palace. Take a stroll in the alleys of the old city until you reach the Clock Tower and the Sardar Market right beneath. Flight for New Delhi early afternoon. Discover Old Delhi and its markets. Transfer to the international airport at night. End of our services.



Optional activites:




  • Visit the town with an English speaking guide (half day or full day)


  • Explore Old Delhi on a guided bicycle tour (half day)


  • Introduce yourself to the pleasure of ayurvedic massages


  • Meet a group of artists and Rajasthani musicians (2 hours)


  • Discover the ‘street food’ of Old Delhi (4 hours)


  • Picnic with an Indian family and introduce the children to cricket (4 hours)


[1H10 Flight]

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