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India Royal Rajasthan & Pushkar Camel Fair

New Delhi, India to New Delhi, India

India Royal Rajasthan & Pushkar Camel Fair
Fancy yourself a regal maharaja? Our Rajasthan itinerary accommodates you in former palaces and deluxe desert tents while revealing the diverse cultures of this vibrant region. Travel through iconic cities from Delhi to Udaipur, and take in the elaborate architecture of the ancient palaces, temples, mansions, and fortifications of this great cradle of civilization. Activities are unforgettable: tour city sights, witness a rural Thar Desert festival, visit medieval markets, meet local people, and take a 4X4 safari though windswept dunes. To visit Rajasthan MT Sobek style is quite possibly a life-changing experience!
  • Experience the Golden City, a 4X4 safari, and ritual bathing in the Thar Desert
  • Explore the wonders of Jaipur's centuries-old fort, behold the Pushkar Camel Fair, and more!
  • Live like royalty in luxurious hotels — former maharaja palaces — and deluxe desert tents

Internal Airfare: $175
Minimum Age: 12
Interests
  • Educational and Learning
14 Nights Starting At
November 18, 2023 through December 02, 2023
Book by:
November 14, 2023 7:00 PM
Internal Airfare not included
Itinerary Overview
Day 4
Journey to the Holy City of Pushkar
Day 5
Wander the Colorful Pushkar Fair
Day 9
Travel from Jaisalmer to Gajner
Day 10
See Kolayat Lake & Camp in the Thar Desert
Day 11
Jeep Safari in the Desert
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Dates & prices
Additional
Offers
November 18, 2023

to December 02, 2023

14 Nights from $8,295.00 (USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
November 14, 2023 7:00 PM
October 30, 2022

to November 13, 2022

14 Nights from $8,295.00 (USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
October 26, 2022 7:00 PM
Additional
Offers
November 18, 2023

December 02, 2023

October 30, 2022

November 13, 2022

Accommodations
MT Sobek: India Royal Rajasthan & Pushkar Camel Fair

Day: 1, duration: 1
Taj Mahal Hotel

Dignitaries and heads of state visiting New Delhi prefer the Taj Mahal Hotel given its stateliness, its timeless hospitality and service, its original culinary innovations, and the quiet, restrained luxury that permeates every guest's stay. Central to the Taj Mahal Hotel's prominence is its old-world grace and charm, blended effortlessly with contemporary comforts and amenities.

Day: 2, duration: 2
Jai Mahal Palace

Set amidst 18 acres of beautifully landscaped Moghul gardens, this incomparable palace dates back to 1745. Jai Mahal Palace is an opulent masterpiece in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture, blending spotlight-grabbing opulence with tantalizing comforts that transport guests to a world of Rajasthan magnificence. It is located downtown, close to the main shopping center and historical monuments.

Day: 4, duration: 2
Aagman Camp

Aagman Camp is a fusion of fantastic deluxe accommodation set in a rustic landscape. As well as great service and delicious food, its cozy, fully furnished tents come complete with electricity, en suite bathrooms, comfortable beds, and clean, crisp linens. Enjoy an evening by the bonfire with traditional folk music before sleeping under the stars at this memorable camp.

Day: 6, duration: 1
Taj Hari Mahal

Spread over six acres of lush, landscaped gardens, this palace of the 21st century offers luxurious refinement. With its Marwar-style architecture and Moghul-inspired domes, enameled murals, slender columns, and grand interiors, this is design that lives up to the fantasy. Located close to the city markets, nearby guests can find much to see and experience.

Day: 7, duration: 2
The Gulaal

East meets west at the luxurious Gulaal Hotel, built in Jaisalmer's traditional haveli architecture style. All rooms are elegantly decorated with rich, inviting wallpapers and beautiful rugs, and are replete with modern amenities. Relax in lavishly designed spaces, wander the balconies, or take in the terrific view of Jaisalmer Fort — all at this magical Thar Desert hotel.

Day: 9, duration: 1
Gajner Palace

Lose yourself in the sprawling and majestic Gajner Palace, built by HH Maharaja Sir Ganga Singh of Bikaner. The hotel, known as a jewel of the Thar Desert, stretches over 6,000 acres and is revered for its panoramic landscape and architectural beauty, including distinctive terraces and balconies. Rooms at the Gajner Palace are sumptuous and thoughtfully fitted with modern conveniences.

Day: 10, duration: 1
Samsara Camp

Samsara Camp is a majestic oasis nestled in the Thar's endless dunes. The resort property is the perfect place to enjoy long evenings under the desert stars with entertainment including local bards and folk dancers. Samsara welcomes exploration-fatigued guests with delicious food, comfortable accommodations (including hot/cold running water in morning and evening, and electricity), and friendly service.

Day: 11, duration: 1
Rohet Garh

The Rohet Garh is a well-known heritage hotel offering comfortable accommodations in a serene lakeside setting. Its beautiful gardens, sprawling lawn, and variety of musical birdlife complement traditionally inspired, carefully furnished rooms. Guests can revel in the Tattva Spa's soothing treatments and therapies, and in the mastery of the Rohet Garh chefs, who enthusiastically serve the finest traditional regional cuisine.

Day: 12, duration: 2
Trident Hotel

A handsome five-star hotel in a peaceful setting on Lake Pichola, the Trident Hotel inspires guests to lose themselves in its large grounds — which contain the Bada Mahal, a 150-year-old wildlife conservatory — a swimming pool, two high-end restaurants, bar, spa, and fitness center. Guest rooms exude a quiet, comforting elegance with touches of local flavor added to these modern accommodations.

Day: 14, duration: 1
Taj Mahal Hotel

Dignitaries and heads of state visiting New Delhi prefer the Taj Mahal Hotel given its stateliness, its timeless hospitality and service, its original culinary innovations, and the quiet, restrained luxury that permeates every guest's stay. Central to the Taj Mahal Hotel's prominence is its old-world grace and charm, blended effortlessly with contemporary comforts and amenities.

Guides
MT Sobek: India Royal Rajasthan & Pushkar Camel Fair

Inclusions/Exclusions
MT Sobek: India Royal Rajasthan & Pushkar Camel Fair

Inclusions
Expertise and services of our experienced adventure guides
All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
Snacks and water between meals
Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
Select transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
Baggage transfers and porterage

Exclusions
International airfare, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees
Alcoholic beverages (MT Sobek provides wine at select events)
Gratuities for MT Sobek guides and guide-drivers
Travel Protection Program
Personal expenses
What To Expect
MT Sobek: India Royal Rajasthan & Pushkar Camel Fair

Reason #01

Our MT Sobek Rajasthan trip includes stunning Jaisalmer and the Thar Desert for an unbeatable itinerary

Reason #02

Our expert team of local guides have over 25 years' experience leading adventure travelers through India.

Reason #03

This is one of the few itineraries that includes the Pushkar Festival, adding a fascinating insight into local culture.

Activities

Relaxed cultural touring by private van to explore cities, palaces, and temples. Desert experience includes a thrilling jeep ride and camel fair.

Lodging

Relax in splendor at former maharaja palaces and five-star hotels, and enjoy desert camping at the luxurious Aagman Camp.

Climate

Daytime temperatures range between 70F and 95F while nighttime temperatures will be as low as the 50s. The weather should be dry and clear.

Who will meet me on arrival?

Our MT Sobek representative will meet you at the Delhi Airport.

Do I need a visa for India?

Yes, you do, but you can go online to apply for an Indian e-visa, which is fast and convenient.

Do I need to book an extra night’s hotel for the night before the trip starts?

No, we have included this night since so many flights arrive in the middle of the night.

Is my transfer included even if I arrive early?

Yes, your transfer is included even if you arrive early.

Can I book an extension to my trip?

Absolutely! Please contact your Adventure Coordinator to learn more about our pre-set extensions in India.

Does this trip contribute to any local philanthrophy efforts?

Yes! You will have the option to visit the Ladli Vocational School which provides general education, training in traditional arts, and meals to area children. You can meet with the staff, engage with the students and help serve lunch.

MT Sobek: India Royal Rajasthan & Pushkar Camel Fair

Day: 1, duration: 1
Taj Mahal Hotel

Dignitaries and heads of state visiting New Delhi prefer the Taj Mahal Hotel given its stateliness, its timeless hospitality and service, its original culinary innovations, and the quiet, restrained luxury that permeates every guest's stay. Central to the Taj Mahal Hotel's prominence is its old-world grace and charm, blended effortlessly with contemporary comforts and amenities.

Day: 2, duration: 2
Jai Mahal Palace

Set amidst 18 acres of beautifully landscaped Moghul gardens, this incomparable palace dates back to 1745. Jai Mahal Palace is an opulent masterpiece in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture, blending spotlight-grabbing opulence with tantalizing comforts that transport guests to a world of Rajasthan magnificence. It is located downtown, close to the main shopping center and historical monuments.

Day: 4, duration: 2
Aagman Camp

Aagman Camp is a fusion of fantastic deluxe accommodation set in a rustic landscape. As well as great service and delicious food, its cozy, fully furnished tents come complete with electricity, en suite bathrooms, comfortable beds, and clean, crisp linens. Enjoy an evening by the bonfire with traditional folk music before sleeping under the stars at this memorable camp.

Day: 6, duration: 1
Taj Hari Mahal

Spread over six acres of lush, landscaped gardens, this palace of the 21st century offers luxurious refinement. With its Marwar-style architecture and Moghul-inspired domes, enameled murals, slender columns, and grand interiors, this is design that lives up to the fantasy. Located close to the city markets, nearby guests can find much to see and experience.

Day: 7, duration: 2
The Gulaal

East meets west at the luxurious Gulaal Hotel, built in Jaisalmer's traditional haveli architecture style. All rooms are elegantly decorated with rich, inviting wallpapers and beautiful rugs, and are replete with modern amenities. Relax in lavishly designed spaces, wander the balconies, or take in the terrific view of Jaisalmer Fort — all at this magical Thar Desert hotel.

Day: 9, duration: 1
Gajner Palace

Lose yourself in the sprawling and majestic Gajner Palace, built by HH Maharaja Sir Ganga Singh of Bikaner. The hotel, known as a jewel of the Thar Desert, stretches over 6,000 acres and is revered for its panoramic landscape and architectural beauty, including distinctive terraces and balconies. Rooms at the Gajner Palace are sumptuous and thoughtfully fitted with modern conveniences.

Day: 10, duration: 1
Samsara Camp

Samsara Camp is a majestic oasis nestled in the Thar's endless dunes. The resort property is the perfect place to enjoy long evenings under the desert stars with entertainment including local bards and folk dancers. Samsara welcomes exploration-fatigued guests with delicious food, comfortable accommodations (including hot/cold running water in morning and evening, and electricity), and friendly service.

Day: 11, duration: 1
Rohet Garh

The Rohet Garh is a well-known heritage hotel offering comfortable accommodations in a serene lakeside setting. Its beautiful gardens, sprawling lawn, and variety of musical birdlife complement traditionally inspired, carefully furnished rooms. Guests can revel in the Tattva Spa's soothing treatments and therapies, and in the mastery of the Rohet Garh chefs, who enthusiastically serve the finest traditional regional cuisine.

Day: 12, duration: 2
Trident Hotel

A handsome five-star hotel in a peaceful setting on Lake Pichola, the Trident Hotel inspires guests to lose themselves in its large grounds — which contain the Bada Mahal, a 150-year-old wildlife conservatory — a swimming pool, two high-end restaurants, bar, spa, and fitness center. Guest rooms exude a quiet, comforting elegance with touches of local flavor added to these modern accommodations.

Day: 14, duration: 1
Taj Mahal Hotel

Dignitaries and heads of state visiting New Delhi prefer the Taj Mahal Hotel given its stateliness, its timeless hospitality and service, its original culinary innovations, and the quiet, restrained luxury that permeates every guest's stay. Central to the Taj Mahal Hotel's prominence is its old-world grace and charm, blended effortlessly with contemporary comforts and amenities.

MT Sobek: India Royal Rajasthan & Pushkar Camel Fair

MT Sobek: India Royal Rajasthan & Pushkar Camel Fair

Inclusions
Expertise and services of our experienced adventure guides
All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
Snacks and water between meals
Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
Select transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
Baggage transfers and porterage

Exclusions
International airfare, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees
Alcoholic beverages (MT Sobek provides wine at select events)
Gratuities for MT Sobek guides and guide-drivers
Travel Protection Program
Personal expenses
MT Sobek: India Royal Rajasthan & Pushkar Camel Fair

Reason #01

Our MT Sobek Rajasthan trip includes stunning Jaisalmer and the Thar Desert for an unbeatable itinerary

Reason #02

Our expert team of local guides have over 25 years' experience leading adventure travelers through India.

Reason #03

This is one of the few itineraries that includes the Pushkar Festival, adding a fascinating insight into local culture.

Activities

Relaxed cultural touring by private van to explore cities, palaces, and temples. Desert experience includes a thrilling jeep ride and camel fair.

Lodging

Relax in splendor at former maharaja palaces and five-star hotels, and enjoy desert camping at the luxurious Aagman Camp.

Climate

Daytime temperatures range between 70F and 95F while nighttime temperatures will be as low as the 50s. The weather should be dry and clear.

Who will meet me on arrival?

Our MT Sobek representative will meet you at the Delhi Airport.

Do I need a visa for India?

Yes, you do, but you can go online to apply for an Indian e-visa, which is fast and convenient.

Do I need to book an extra night’s hotel for the night before the trip starts?

No, we have included this night since so many flights arrive in the middle of the night.

Is my transfer included even if I arrive early?

Yes, your transfer is included even if you arrive early.

Can I book an extension to my trip?

Absolutely! Please contact your Adventure Coordinator to learn more about our pre-set extensions in India.

Does this trip contribute to any local philanthrophy efforts?

Yes! You will have the option to visit the Ladli Vocational School which provides general education, training in traditional arts, and meals to area children. You can meet with the staff, engage with the students and help serve lunch.

About MT Sobek
This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly paced itineraries led by incredible local guides. We keep groups small, usually fewer than 10 people, and seek out great food and characterful accommodations everywhere we go.

Beyond the seamless logistics and careful attention to detail, our aim is to create a space for truly special moments in unforgettable places.

We are the Adventure Company—come explore with us.

Read More

About MT Sobek
This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly paced itineraries led by incredible local guides. We keep groups small, usually fewer than 10 people, and seek out great food and characterful accommodations everywhere we go.

Beyond the seamless logistics and careful attention to detail, our aim is to create a space for truly special moments in unforgettable places.

We are the Adventure Company—come explore with us.

Read More

Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.