India – Incredible India -Ride The Romantic Desert in India – Greaves India (10 days)

Ride The Romantic Desert in India

Greaves India (10 days)

Description

Ultimate India Unlimited Access Explore the Thar Desert by horse-back, camel, jeep or walking and visit the colourful, remote villages of Rajasthan. This tour begins in Delhi and travels to Mihir Garh perched dramatically on the edge of the desert, and then into the heart of the desert in Jaisalmer and onwards to Jodhpur. Private tours of sustainable projects in Delhi and Jaisalmer provide an in-depth perspective, while a game of polo and private tour of the fort and museum await in Jodhpur. New boutique hotels and luxury-tented camps provide comfortable respite after a days experiences in this less-explored area of India. The call of the desert is strong and waiting, the time is now to begin your journey.

Included:

Some Meals Provided

Breakfast included every day, as well as 3 dinners and 2 lunches. Ask your travel specialist for more details.

Virtuoso

All tours depart daily and are private, highly personalized and luxurious. Virtuoso travelers receive amenities and VIP treatment on all Artisans of Leisure tours.

Professional Guide

All tours include a guide to show you all there is to see on the tour.

Hotel Pickup & Drop-off

Private airport transfer for every Virtuoso member

Trip Itinerary

DAY #1 - New Delhi, India The Lodhi
DAY 1: ARRIVE DELHI

On arrival in Delhi, transfer to The Lodhi Hotel for a 2-night stay. Overnight at hotel
DAY #2 - Cole's Chop House
DAY 2: DELHI

Enjoy breakfast with school children along with a tour of their school. After, walk through the streets of the inner city of Paharganj and the New Delhi railway station area accompanied by your trained guide of The Salaam Baalak Trust. These spirited youngsters will take you on a tour while sharing with you the journey of their lives. Spend the afternoon sight seeing of New Delhi and Old Delhi including a rick shaw ride. Overnight at hotel
DAY #3 - Delhi, India Jodhpur, India Mihir Garh Hotel
DAY 3: DELHI – JODHPUR – MIHIR GARH

Fly to Jodhpur, and transfer by road to your boutique hotel, Mihir Garh located in the desert wilderness and your home for a 2-night stay. Mihir Garh, made of wattle, mud and wood, blends understated luxury with a rustic and sumptuous earthy elegance. Overnight at hotel
DAY #4 - Jodhpur, India Mihir Garh Hotel
DAY 4: MIHIR GARH

Ride through the desert on indigenous Marwari horses that were once the pride of Rajput warriors. After an al fresco breakfast, return by jeep to your hotel for an afternoon at leisure. Evening explore the colourful villages of Rajasthan by jeep, stopping along the way to walk and visit with locals. Overnight at hotel
DAY #5 - Jodhpur, India Jaisalmer, India The Serai
DAY 5: MIHIR GARH – JAISALMER

Drive to the heart of the Thar Desert arriving the city of Jaisalmer and The Serai, your luxury desert camp and spa for a 2-night stay. Late afternoon take a camel ride to explore private dunes of the Mulana Sand Dunes. Overnight at hotel
DAY #6 - Jaisalmer, India The Serai
DAY 6: JAISALMER

Morning sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer including the fort and exquisite Jain Temples, Salim Singh Haveli and Nathmal Ki Haveli. Spend the afternoon with the architect of Jaisalmer in Jeopardy (JIJ) Trust exploring the recent and future project sites and restoration work being done by JIJ. Overnight at hotel
DAY #7 - Jodhpur, India Jaisalmer, India Umaid Bhawan Palace
DAY 7: JAISALMER – JODHPUR

Morning drive brings you to Jodhpur, set in the stark landscape of India’s Thar Desert, and your palace hotel Umaid Bhawan Palace for a 2-night stay. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure before this evening’s private viewing of Mehrangarh Fort including the museum with the curator. Overnight at hotel
DAY #8 - Jodhpur, India Umaid Bhawan Palace
DAY 8: JODHPUR

Morning sightseeing tour of Jodhpur including local markets and Jaswant Thada. Watch a private game of polo at the first class grass polo grounds of Jodhpur. Overnight at hotel
DAY #9 - Jodhpur, India New Delhi, India The Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel
DAY 9: JODHPUR – DELHI (GURGAON)

Spend the morning relaxing at your hotel. Afternoon flight to Delhi where on arrival, transfer to The Leela Kempinski Hotel Gurgaon.el
DAY #10- New Delhi, India
DAY 10: DEPART DELHI

Depart Delhi this morning for onward destination

Tour Pricing

3 Hour Tour
2 People +
$129/person
  • Return Shuttle
  • 5 Restaurants
  • Food Included
  • Historic Locations
5 Hour Tour
2 People +
$169/person
  • Return Shuttle
  • 10 Restaurants
  • Food Included
  • Historic Locations

Reviews

The Greaves representatives were amazing. They met us at every point and got us where we needed to go. They were polite and timely and very well organized. They double checked all paperwork and schedules. We would not have had the smooth experience that we did without their help.
Lisa Hollo
11 Apr 2022
One of the best trips ever!
Joanne Meyer
16 Mar 2020
Knowledgeable about the history, the city, the hotels, and the tours. Very professional and most important, flexible!
Joanne Meyer
08 Mar 2020

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