NEEMRANA | samode | gajner |
Day 01: Neemrana
Arrival and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Neemrana
Full day at your disposal, enjoy a leisurely walk in the village
hand-in-hand and visit the nearby step well (the source of water
storage in the times of the Kingdom). Overnight in Neemrana.
Day 03: Samode
We drive towards Samode, a quiet town nestled in the Aravali
mountains. We check into one of the best palace hotel of the
country. Simply relax at the palace or enjoy a picnic lunch in the
mango orchards in the garden resort nearby. For the more adventurous
you can also ride the horses up the hillocks into the sand dunes.
Samode palace is one of the most charming & romantic hotels of
India, winner of the best heritage hotel of the country award for
five consecutive years, Samode Palace belongs to one of the prime
ministers of the Jaipur royal Gharana, a lot of the famous bollywood
shoots also take place here.
Day 04: Samode
We take a half day tour of the sparkling pink city Jaipur visiting
the popular monuments and also climb the amber fort on an elephants
back in true royal style. On returning back, spend the evening
exploring the quaint village of Samode on foot, cycles, camel or
horse back or simply relax by the poolside.
Day 05: Gajner
We reach Gajner & are treated to royalty yet again. An optional
jungle game drive would be available on request. Overnight in the
A stylish hunting lodge from the days of Raj spreading over an area
of 6000 acres is today a Grand Heritage Palace. The sprawling lawns
& chirping of the birds & peacocks make it a truly memorable place
Day 06: Jaisalmer
On our way to Jaisalmer, we visit Kheechan village, home to 1000's
of migratory demoiselle cranes who feed on the grains donated by the
villagers. Upon arrival, we check into our hotel and have some rest.
Enjoy a memorable sunset at Bada Bagh & Vyas Chathris (royal
The premiere hotel of Jaisalmer, Fort Rajwada overlooks the golden
fort & city of Jaisalmer. The hotel is a mix of heritage & modernity
with use of 450 year old carved balconies & various forms & arts &
crafts throughout the hotel on one hand and use of most modern/ upto
date conveniences of the 21st century on the other hand.
Day 07: Jaisalmer
Enjoy a half day walking tour of the extraordinary Jaisalmer fort
(still inhabited), visit the various haveli's (mansions) built with
yellow sandstone & exquisitely carved with intricate Jaalis
(latticed grills). Jaisalmer is also a great place to pick up chunky
rustic silver jewellery, colorful embroidered & mirror worked
fabrics. After some rest at the hotel we get into the adventure
spirit & drive towards the sum sand dunes. We check into our desert
camp site & after enjoying a camel ride on the dunes we spend an
enchanting evening on the sand watching the sensuous snake dance of
the kalbeliya gypsies & listening to the full throated folk songs of
the Manganiyars. Overnight in the tents under the desert starscape
will be an unforgettable romantic experience of Rajasthan (Tents are
only operational between Oct – April, night at the hotel in other
Day 08: Jodhpur
The day at leisure till we drive towards the Jodhpur airport /
railway station for your onward journey. Honeymoon ends. Ashoka
Holidays wishes you the happiest married life.