Itinerary

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Birdseye view of blue village in India

Traditional woman of Bikaner in traditional dress and jewellery

Friends in pink and greens saris gossiping

Silhouette of men and camels at sunset in Thar Desert

Women of Jaisalmer in bright Saris posing for photo

Assortment of local spices and ingredients at local market

3 Sadhu men sit together in their traditional dress and face paint

Day 1 Delhi

Arrive in India and travel into the heart of Delhi. Chaotic, colourful, captivating - India's capital is a sprawling city full of buzz and activity. Perhaps rub shoulders with the locals in the streets of Old Delhi or explore one of the many museums.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 2 Bikaner

Make the journey to Rajasthan's Bikaner, a fascinating town to explore with its striking palaces, temples and fort.
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Days 3-5 Jaisalmer/Camel Safari

Explore the Thar Desert outside Jaisalmer from high atop a camel and perhaps even sleep out among the dunes. Visit the Jaisalmer Fort and marvel at the huge city walls.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1, Hotel - 2

Days 6-7 Jodhpur

The mighty Mehrangarh Fort dominates Rajasthan's second largest city. Climb the ramparts and look down over the quirky blue city of Jodhpur.
ACCOM: Homestay - 1, Hotel - 1

Day 8 Pushkar

World famous for its huge camel fair, Pushkar is a fascinating place to visit at any time of the year. Perhaps explore the main bazaar or soak up the serene spirituality of the many temples.
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Days 9-10 Udaipur

An essence of romance is imbued in every stone of Udaipur and a walk through the old town brings a surprise with every corner. Walk the shores of Udaipur's Lake Pichola, look up at the towering City Palace and enjoy an evening haveli cultural performance.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Day 11 Ratlam

Experience Indian rural life on an overnight camping expedition in the countryside.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

Day 12 Mandu

Once known as the 'city of joy' and dating back many centuries, the hilltop fort of Mandu is an evocative and slightly eerie place to explore.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Days 13-14 Ajanta/Ellora

The tour continues to the caves at Ajanta and Ellora. Discover these remarkable, ancient complexes which feature beautifully decorated paintings and sculptures.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 2

Days 15-16 Mumbai

Home to massive bazaars and the lights of Bollywood, Mumbai has a wealth of things to sample, taste, try and buy - and plenty of top notch sightseeing. Set off to explore this quintessential Indian city and mark the conclusion of the trip with a hot curry and cold beer.
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