Textile Tour of Rajasthan

Highlights: Delhi - Bikaner - Pokaran – Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur Alternate travel dates: 16 Jan 21 - 31 Mar 21 Hotels:
Delhi - Suryaa or Royal Plaza
Bikaner - Lallgarh Hotel
Pokaran – Pokaran Fort Hotel
Jaisalmer - Raang Mahal
Jodhpur - Indiana Palace
Udaipur - Lalit Hotel
Delhi - Pride Plaza Hotel Itinerary: Day 01 - London Heathrow to Delhi by flight Day 02 - Delhi
Upon arrival at Delhi airport welcome, meet and assist by our representative and transfer to Hotel
Afternoon visits The National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum, known as the Craft Museum. The Museum collection consists of a variety of traditional artifacts such as Textiles, a vast range of metal lamps, sculptures, utensils etc. Overnight stay at Hotel Day 03 - Delhi
It’s time to enjoy a full day city tour of Delhi to give you a feel for this magnificent city as you explore its historic sights. Your first stop is Raj Ghat which is located on the banks of the river Yamuna, This is Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial, where he was cremated following his assassination in January 1948. Opposite the Red Fort lies Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque, made of red sandstone and white marble, completed in 1656. Heading west from the Red Fort you’ll explore the bustling cultural delight of the colourful market on a 'cycle rickshaw', then through "Chandni Chowk" or Silver Street, surrounded by the sights and sounds of this very busy avenue. A truly unique experience.
Later visit the Dilli Haat provides the ambience of a traditional Rural Haat or village market, but one suited for more contemporary needs. One sees a synthesis of crafts, food and cultural activity.
Overnight stay at Hoel

Day 04 - Delhi to Biknaer by train BKN INTERCITY
Transfer from Hotel to Delhi S.Rohilla railway station in time to board the train for Bikaner
Arrive Bikaner railway station
Upon arrival at Bikaner railway station transfer to Hotel
Rest of the day at leisure and Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 05 - Bikaner to Pokaran by surface (Approx. 235 Kms, 5 hrs)
After breakfast check out from Hotel and drive from Bikaner to Pokaran
Upon arrival at Pokharan, check-in at Hotel
Afternoon proceeds to witness Pattu Weaving is very popular throughout the Rajasthan and it is a type of general weaving. Pattu weaving is used a lot in Rajasthan and other parts of Western India. Western Rajasthan has special importance for pattu weaving where you can find its made blanket, shawls and pattu or patti which is a narrow strip of cloth.
You can witness Pattu weaving in every home on traditional looms.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 06 - Pokaran to Jaisalmer by surface (Approx. 110 Kms, 2 Hrs)
Morning visit Potter's colony to see pottery making
Later check out from Hotel and drive from Pokaran to Jaisalmer - named after its founder Rawal Jaisal. "Jaisalmer" means "the Hill Fort of Jaisal". The town stands on a ridge of yellowish sandstone, crowned by a fort, which contains the palace and several ornate Jain temples. Many of the houses and temples are finely sculptured.
Upon arrival at Barmer, check-in at Hotel
Afternoon witness mirror work done by ladies followed by puppet making
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 07 - Jaisalmer
After breakfast, same day excursions to Barmer to understand Dabu printing – The lush earth, in an embrace with fabric, sprouts beautiful patterns, The art of Bandhani is a highly skilled process. The technique involves dyeing a fabric which is tied tightly with a tread at several points, the producing a variety of patterns like Leheriya, Mothra depending on the type of cloth
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 08 - Jaisalmer to Jodhpur by surface (Approx. 333 Kms, 6 Hrs)
After breakfast checks out from Hotel and drives from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur - founded in 1459, Jodhpur is referred to as Sun City for its bright & sunny weather. It is also termed as Blue city for it blue whitewashed houses around Mehrangarh Fort.
Upon arrival at Jodhpur, check-in at Hotel
Afternoon explore the local market at your own pace and Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 09 - Jodhpur
After breakfast you can explore Blue city by visiting workshop on Bandhej work (Tie & Dye), Spice shop to get brief details on different Indian Spices & Tea
Afternoon you can proceed to visit Mehrangarh Fort - located atop a 125 m high hill. The magnificent Mehrangarh Fort is the most majestic and one of the largest forts in India. The construction of the fort started in 1459. The walls of the fort are up to 36 m high and 21 m wide; they enclose some exquisite structures. The fort museum houses an exquisite collection of palanquins, howdahs, royal cradles, miniatures, musical instruments, costumes and furniture. The rampart of the fort not only has excellently preserved cannons but also gives a breathtaking view of the city. Kipling once remarked, the fort seems to have been built by giants and not by ordinary people.
Also, visit Jaswant Thada – an architectural landmark. It is a white marble memorial built-in 1899 in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. The monument, in its entirety, is built out of intricately carved sheets of marble. These stones are extremely thin and polished so that they emit a warm glow when the sun's rays dance across their surface. Within this cenotaph, there are also two more tombs.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 10 - Jodhpur to Udaipur by surface (Approx. 295 Kms, 6 Hrs)
After breakfast check out from Hotel and drive from Jodhpur to Udaipur visiting Pipar to Witness block making and block printing
Later continue drive to Udaipur lies in a valley, amidst green hills on the banks of Lake Pichola. Along the shores of the lake is the palace of the Maharana. Within the palace, view peacocks in mosaic on the walls, floors inlaid with tiles of rare beauty and roof gardens.
Upon arrival at Udaipur, check-in at Hotel
Rest of the day at leisure and Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 11 - Udaipur
After breakfast you will enjoy the city tour visiting City Palace - The city palace was built in 1725 with various palaces inside it such as Dilkush Mahal, the palace of Krishan Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal all ornately decorated. The museum in City Palace contains incomparable historic and artistic heritage which dates back to 14 century, Jagdish Temple – Dedicated to Vishnu, the preserver, this temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651, Saheliyon Ki Bari – The Garden of the Maids of Honour, a most serene place in Udaipur, designed by Maharana Fateh Singh. It consists of beautiful lawns, gardens, and fountains, a retreat for the ladies of the household, Rana Pratap Smarak, & Sajan Niwas Gardens - Overlooking the Fateh Sagar is the Moti Magri (Pearl Hill) on which is a statue of Maharana Pratap on his famous horse Chetak. The local guide claims that he jumped an abyss of extraordinary width in the heat of the battle even after losing one leg! The path to the top winds through some attractive gardens.
Afternoon enjoys a Boat ride on Lake Pichola. Lake Pichola - The beautiful Lake Pichola derives its name from a nearby village Picholi. Udai Singh built a dam and from then the lake has become a meeting place for more than two hundred species of migratory and resident birds.
Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 12 - Udaipur to Delhi by flight 
Transfer from Hotel to Udaipur airport in time to board flight for Delhi
Arrive Delhi airport
Upon arrival at Delhi airport transfer to Hotel
Rest of the day at leisure and Overnight stay at Hotel

Day 13 - Delhi to London Heathrow by flight
Transfer from Hotel to Delhi airport in time to board flight for London Heathrow

Offer Includes

Flights from London Heathrow with British Airways
Airport taxes
11 Nights Accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis
All Transfers, Sightseeing & Excursion as mentioned In Itinerary By Air Conditioned Car
Entrance fees to the monuments
Services of local English speaking guide as per the itinerary during city tour
Cycle Rickshaw Ride at Old Delhi
Common Boat Ride at Lake Pichola, Udaipur
Representative for Assistance on all Arrival & Departure Transfers

Meal Plans

  • Bed & Breakfast