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Jewels and secrets abound within Rajasthan, with its regal history and intriguing localities. Discover them all on this unique Rajasthan tour. From the Mughal bastion of Delhi, make your way to the 15th century Rajput stronghold of Bikaner and explore the legendary Junagarh Fort on a private tour. In Nagaur, discover a cluster of beautiful palaces and pleasure gardens set on the edge of the Thar Desert! Make your way to quaint Narlai, hidden away in the lap of the lush Aravalli mountains and the perfect base for your private excursion to Ranakpur‘s exquisite temples and Kumbhalgarh Fort. Next, take a village excursion in rural Shahpura where Rajasthan’s traditional art and crafts thrive. Right after, enjoy a regal stay at Ramathra Fort and enjoy a host of excursions in the neighboring rural village. Last but not least on your itinerary is a luxurious stay at the enchanting Samode Village, where you will explore a centuries-old palace and vibrant Rajasthani traditions on personalized tours with a local expert!

Plan your customized tour of Rajasthan’s hidden gems with tips from our destination experts. Get in touch with us for your seamless, safe and private North India trip of a lifetime!


Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 3DelhiRed Fort, Humayuns Tomb, Jama Masjid, Qutab Minar, India GateHaveli Hauz Khas, Maidens Hotel
3 - 5BikanerJain Temples, Rat Temple, Junagarh Fort, Camel Breeding FarmGajner Palace Hotel, Narendra Bhawan Bikaner
5 - 6NagaurThar Desert, Historical Fort, Cattle Fair and Sufi Music FestivalRanvas Nagaur, Ranvas Nagaur
6 - 7NarlaiAravali Hills, Rural Villages, TemplesRawla Narlai, Rawla Narlai
7 - 9ShahpuraCity Palace, Birding, Boating on Shahpura Lake, Jeep Ride to Orchard FarmShahpura Bagh
9 - 10RamathraNature Walks, Bird-Watching, Farm Visit, Bicycle RideRamathra Fort, Ramathra Fort
10 - 12Samode VillageSamode Palace, Village Walk, Local Life, Aravali Hills, Havelis and FortsSamode Bagh, Samode Palace
12 - 12DelhiRed Fort, Humayuns Tomb, Jama Masjid, Qutab Minar, India Gate

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  • Heritage
  • Landscape
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Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 3

International Arrival

We will welcome you at the airport and take you to your hotel.


2 Nights

Delhi, the City of Djinns (spirits) is yours to discover! Let us take you on a journey of India’s capital that covers 5,000 years, from its imperial history and two World Heritage sites to today’s electric contemporary vibe.

Included Activities

Walled City Heritage Walk
Explore the myriad charms of Old Delhi on this walking tour! A seamless blend between historic buildings and modern socio-cultural customs and mores, each corner of the old city pays homage to its glorious, vibrant heritage. Stroll down the long, winding alleys of the 17th century Walled City, called so because it was fortified on all four sides by a wall built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan when he declared Delhi the capital of India. Admire the magnificent havelis or Indian traditional mansions with impressive doorways that will take you back in time. Bask in the rich heritage of Shahjahanabad that has endured over the ages. Listen to anecdotes and tales of the past and return with a keen understanding of the city’s and the country’s cultural heritage. (Half day, Duration: 3 hrs; Private Activity; Fitness Level: Moderate)

Hotel Options
Haveli Hauz Khas – Opt 1
RoomDeluxe Room
StyleGuest house
Maidens Hotel – Opt 2
RoomHeritage Room
Day 3 - 5

Transfer from your hotel to Delhi Airport

Flight from Delhi to Bikaner

Transfer from Bikaner Airport to your hotel


2 Nights

Bikaner is a dusty desert town that was founded in the 15th century by Rajput warrior Bika, the son of Rao Jodha, who founded Jodhpur.

Included Activities

Highlights of Bikaner
Watch centuries of history unfold! Bikaner bears several traces of the region’s glorious transformation from a vast wilderness to a vibrant, bustling city. Visit the 15th century Bandeshwar Temple and Sandeshwar Temple, two Jain places of worship that are reputedly some of the oldest in all of Rajasthan. Take guided tours of Lalgarh Palace and Devi Kund, and the Ganga Government Museum. Learn more about camels and how daily life in Rajasthan revolves around the animals, during your visit to a local breeding farm. Witness the famous 16th century Junagarh Fort and museum. (Full Day, Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy)

Hotel Options
RoomDeluxe Room
RoomPrince Room
Day 5 - 6

Drive from Bikaner to Nagaur (120 kms,3.5 hrs)


1 Night

Nagaur is a captivating Rajput city in the Marwar region of Rajasthan, in northwestern India. Located on the fringes of the Thar Desert, stay amid a vast stretch of glittering sand.

Included Activities

Highlights of Nagaur
Discover Rajput history and Rajasthan’s erstwhile kingdoms as you explore the area with an expert. Take a stroll inside the beautifully renovated Ahhichatragarh (Fort of the Hooded Cobra). The sweeping Nagaur Fort houses clusters of beautiful palaces with stunning murals amid Mughal pleasure gardens. Within the premises, you can also see placid ponds, viewing pavilions, multiple shrines, monuments, and an impressive water system. In the vicinity of the fort, visit the unique Jain Temple, with marvelous interiors completely crafted in glass and intricate enamel work. Best Time to Travel: Anytime, but weather is good in January and February; Time: 0800 – 1200 hrs; Duration: 4 hrs; Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness level: Easy)

Hotel Options
Ranvas Nagaur – Opt 1
RoomDeluxe Queen
Ranvas Nagaur – Opt 2
RoomRoyal Suite (Double)
Day 6 - 7

Drive from Nagaur to Narlai (270km, 5h)


1 Night

Narlai is a quaint village nestled in the lap of the Aravali mountain range at the Pali district of Rajasthan, in northwestern India.

Included Activities

Narlai Village Safari
Narlai, a former hunting reserve of the Jodhpur royals, has a lot to offer! Explore the rustic countryside on sturdy jeeps during your guided village safari drives across its labyrinthine of bylanes. The hillock and its rocky outcrops make for a stunning backdrop. Peek into the interesting life and style of the close-knit local Rabari community. You’ll come across a bevy of colorfully dressed village folk against the beige-tinted landscape, who catch your attention with their infectious smiles. Equally captivating are the ornate Jain temples dotted around Narlai. Also, visit a working farm where traditional methods of agriculture still prevail. Farmers tend to their land while craftsmen work on various trades. Cattle roam about foraging, and you might just spot a leopard wandering freely on the village outskirts in the search of food! End your excursion with a visit to a stud farm to see indigenous purebred Marwari steeds. (Half Day; Duration: 2 hrs; Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness level: Easy)

Hotel Options
Rawla Narlai – Opt 1
RoomClassic Heritage
Rawla Narlai – Opt 2
RoomLuxury Grand Heritage
Day 7 - 9

Drive from Narlai to Shahpura (200 Kms, 4 hrs)


2 Nights

Shahpura: An undiscovered oasis of intrigue! The village is a perfect depiction of India’s soul, unspoilt by modern day influences and makes an idyllic stop over between Jaipur and Udaipur.

Included Activities

Rural Village Excursion in Shahpura
Experience the unique sights, sounds and colors of an Indian village! Walk around at a leisurely pace with a local guide to fill you in on the traditions and customs of the people. Discover the local occupations and lifestyle, and the extent to which this has changed – if at all – by modernization and technology. Along the way, learn more about the rich art and craft tradition of the region. Don’t miss the marketplace to see the various indigenous products on display. Whether you are an observer of human behavior, an avid photographer or a curious traveler, the vibrancy of village life will give you much to think about! (Time of the Day: Morning or late afternoon; Duration: 1 hr; Private Activity; Fitness level: Moderate; Best time to travel: October—March).

Hotel Options
Shahpura Bagh – Opt 1
RoomSuite (Double)
MealsHalf Board (Breakfast & Dinner)
Day 9 - 10

Drive from Shahpura to Ramathra (280 kms, 5 hrs)


1 Night

Ramathra is perfectly tucked between two internationally renowned wildlife reserves, Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary and Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve.

Included Activities

Ramathra Fort (Hotel Activity)
Explore the small hamlet of Ramathra on this day tour. Start off by walking through the quaint rural village, where you’ll see farmers and cattle herders hard at work tending to their crops and animals. Stop by a local tea shop or two, taking the time to chat with the friendly villages. You could also take a look at the small temple where locals gather. After ambling around and seeing village life up close, take a rowboat in the beautiful Kalisil Dam to enjoy views of the thriving flora and fauna and picturesque sunset. (Half Day; Tour organized by the hotel in groups; Fitness Level: Easy)

Hotel Options
Ramathra Fort – Opt 1
RoomDeluxe Suite
MealsFull Board plus Activities
Ramathra Fort – Opt 2
RoomLuxury Suite
MealsFull Board plus Activities
Day 10 - 12

Drive from Ramathra to Samode Village (200 Kms, 4.5 hrs)

Samode Village

2 Nights

Samode Village invites you to experience regal majesty within a rural Indian setting.

Included Activities

Secrets of Samode Uncovered
On your first day at Samode Palace, witness the grandeur of the imposing property nestled amid the rolling Aravalli mountains of Rajasthan. Tour the expansive, centuries-old palace done up in regal Indo-Saracenic style. Soak in the sun at its delightful courtyards punctuated by botanical shrubs. See incredible mosaics and frescoes, artistic pillars, and ornate ceilings showcasing floral motifs. Admire the collection of miniature paintings that depict hunting scenes, local legends and religious themes adorning these walls. In the afternoon on the next day, step out of the palace and explore the charming village of Samode. Amble along cobblestone pathways dotted with village folk decked in colourful attire. See artisans practicing their craft, local handicrafts at lively bazaars, and farmers tending to their fields. Meet with Samode’s bangle maker, cloth merchant and the gemstone expert. (Time: 1500 hrs; Duration: 2 hrs each day; Group Activity & Transfers; Fitness level: Easy)

Hotel Options
Samode Bagh – Opt 1
Samode Palace – Opt 2
RoomDeluxe Room
Day 12 - 12

Drive from Samode Village to Delhi (230 km, 5 hrs)


0 Nights

Delhi, the City of Djinns (spirits) is yours to discover! Let us take you on a journey of India’s capital that covers 5,000 years, from its imperial history and two World Heritage sites to today’s electric contemporary vibe.

Transfer to the airport

International Departure

 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 From $ 3,490 /person
  • Option 2 From $ 4,290 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation in one double room for 12 days / 11 nights.
  • Meals as indicated
  • Economy flights for all sector:
    • Delhi – Bikaner
  • All activities as listed:
    • Delhi: Walled City Heritage Walk
    • Bikaner: Highlights of Bikaner
    • Nagaur: Highlights of Nagaur
    • Narlai: Narlai Village Safari
    • Shahpura: Rural Village Excursion in Shahpura
    • Ramathra: AAP-Ramathra Fort (Hotel Activity)
    • Samode Village: Secrets of Samode Uncovered
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
  • On demand a printed set of your travel documents by post
  • Fees and taxes
  • All activities specified in the itinerary, including entrance fees, accompanied by your tour guide
  • A high-quality air conditioned vehicle with chauffeur for the activities specified in the itinerary
  • All airport and hotel transfers as indicated above

Not Included

  • Camera fees
  • Tips, additional meals and personal expenses
  • Visa fees
  • Travel, health and cancellation insurance
  • International airfare (from your home country to your destination and return)
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Everything went smoothly. We were picked up at the locations we were supposed to be picked up on time. The drivers and the guides were very professional and the trip coordinator was always available . Even checking in to make sure everything was going well.

– Cecilia Kosta
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Secrets of Rajasthan

12 days $ 3,490 / person

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