13 Nights / 14 Days

Offbeat Rajasthan

New Delhi - Dholpur - Chambal - Ramathra Fort - Sapotra - Bhainsrorgarh - Devigarh - Rohetgarh - Samsara - Jodhpur - New Delhi


The Offbeat Rajasthan Tour from Tour Planner Rajasthan is the perfect way to explore the hidden gems of India’s largest state. This 14-day tour package takes you on a journey of discovery through some of Rajasthan’s offbeat destinations—Delhi, Dholpur, Chambal, Devigarh and Jodhpur. During your journey, you’ll have the chance to explore the Vibrant Culuture of Delhi, visit the Muchkund Temple, which is an Ancient Holy Site in Dholpur, admire the imposing Ramathra Fort offers spectacular views of Kalisil Lake, and witness the wild boar, turtles, crocodiles, goose, of Bhainsrorgarh Wildlife Sanctuary. Discover historic temples, forts, and palaces, fascinating architecture, and beautiful art in Jodhpur.

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the vibrant culture of Delhi, India’s capital city.
  • Explore the imposing Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur.
  • Visit Ancient Holy Temple the Muchkund Temple in Dholpur .
  • Witness the wild boar, turtles, crocodiles, goose, of Bhainsrorgarh Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Admire the imposing Ramathra Fort offers spectacular views of Kalisil Lake.

Itinerary Details:

Welcome to India! You will be received at Indira Gandhi International airport by one of our executives and later shall be transferred to your hotel for overnight stay. Remaining time is completely at leisure.

Drive to Dholpur today and check in at a heritage hotel. This heritage palace hotel is renowned for its premium opulence and cordial hospitality and is made up of red sandstone and is entrenched with precious stones. The rest of the day is at your leisure and you can spend the day at your own wish. You can choose to stay in your room and enjoy the luxuries or explore the nearby places of the hotel. Overnight stay in Dholpur.

Wake up to a beautiful day and post breakfast you will head towards Chambal. Visit Muchkund Temple, which is an ancient holy site. There is a tank named after Raja Machkund and it is believed that taking a holy dip in the tank water cures various skin diseases. Then you will visit Chambal to enjoy the full day safari excursion during the sightseeing tour. Explore the Chambal National Park, situated on the Chambal River is home to critically endangered Gharial, red-crowned red turtle, and Ganges River Dolphin. You can also spot different varieties of flora and fauna during the Chambal boat safari along with the migratory birds and other exotic wildlife species. There are many ravines in the sanctuary and you can see dolphins at several points along the river. You can also walk in the sanctuary, along the river to observe the wide variety of plants, trees, and flowers. After exploring the national park, you will visit the Ramsagar Sanctuary and lake, which is home to numerous species of migratory birds. Enjoy some quality time spotting the magnificent birds. After the sightseeing tour, return to the hotel. Savor the scrumptious dinner and retire for the day in your room.

Drive to the far interior of eastern Rajasthan and check in at Ramathra Fort that lies between two of India’s internationally famous wildlife reserves, Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur and Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in Sawai Madhopur. The Fort, The Lake and the countryside are the three big attractions of Ramathra Fort. Regardless of how much time you have to spend, or how much you wish to do, the adventure is yours. Whether you prefer to stay home and take in the fort’s tranquil atmosphere or wish to explore its many natural sites, your hosts at Ramathra promise you a memorable stay. Due to its geographic location, there are almost no disturbing urban influences in and around Ramathra Fort. Its natural surroundings and tranquil atmosphere are what you are going to enjoy the most. Leisurely walks through its untainted rural habitat is a favored activity for visitors.

Situated on a hilltop, Ramathra Fort offers spectacular views of Kalisil Lake, its surrounding hills and countryside. Small rural hamlets dot the picturesque farmland below. Water birds abound on the lake which is also a rich feeding ground for the ducks, storks and cormorants that visit every winter. Birds such as local water fowl, kingfishers, Saras cranes, stilts and herons can be seen throughout the year. The vast Daang plateau, stretching east to the Chambal River valley and as far as south as Ranthambhore, offers many scenic vistas with its secluded gorges and hidden shrines. It is home to a variety of deer, blue bulls, wolves, jackals, hyenas, wild boar, sloth bears and panthers. During your stay here, you can take a complete walking tour of Ramathra village, a small hamlet of farmers and cattle herders, that takes about 3 hours. You see all kinds of work associated with tending crops and animals. Enjoy a row boating trip during sunset in the Kalisil dam. It is peaceful and picturesque with breathtaking views of the sunset and rich with birdlife. Bird watching can be done at the lake, at the marshes below the fort or during your walk to the village.

Drive to Bhainsrorgarh - towering above the sparkling River Chambal, places on steep ridge around 200 feet high is Bhainsrorgarh Fort Palace Hotel, known for its splendor and breathtaking location, this fort hotel is known for offering impeccable hospitality and a royal treatment to its guests and has pristine atmosphere, a regal feel to its guests. Dramatically perched over the shimmering Chambal river, your first glimpse of Bhainsrorgarh Fort will literally take your breath away. British historian Col. James Todd after seeing the splendid and mesmerizing beauty of Bhainsrorgarh said that if he was offered a Jagir (estate) in Rajasthan and given the option to choose, it would be Bhainsrorgarh. The royal family-in-residence welcomes you to experience a stay in this incredible fort! The atmosphere, views, personal service and beautifully laid out gourmet meals have enchanted many visitors since the fort opened to its guests in 2006.

You can chose to visit the Bhainsrorgarh Wildlife Sanctuary that lies in close proximity to the fort. The wildlife that one can spot here includes deer, jackals, chinkaras, fox, hyenas, antelopes, wild boar, turtles, crocodiles, goose, black-bellied terns, red-crested pochards, stocks, hawks, owls and darters. Since the sanctuary is situated at the confluence of the Chambal and Brahmani rivers, one can also spot a freshwater dolphin swimming around. Overnight at the hotel.

Drive to Devigarh today. Strategically placed atop a hill in the Aravalli Range, Devigarh’s construction was completed in 1760 under the reign of Rajrana Sajja Singh II. The palace was originally built using locally-mined marble, a practice that was also followed during its restoration. Previously known as Delwara Fort Palace, the building’s origins lie long before its completion in 1760. In recognition of his service to the famous Maharana Pratap of Mewar, the principality of Delwara was gifted to Rajrana Sajja Singh and his brother, Ajja Singh, following the battle of Haldighati in the year 1576. The palace fortress, as seen today, is testament to its brave and loyal benefactors. Post check in, enjoy a guided walking tour of Delwara village. Delwara village is very different from other villages because it is dotted with several temples of architectural significance. Evening return back to the hotel for overnight stay.

After having a leisurely breakfast, take an excursion to Udaipur that begins with a visit to the beautiful City Palace on the shores of Lake Pichola. Comprised of several different palaces built over the generations by various Maharanas (warrior kings), who ruled over Udaipur at the time, the complex has different architectural styles and elaborate detailing like the filigreed balconies, beautiful carvings and painted frescoes. Next visit the biggest and most beautiful temple in Udaipur, the Jagdish Temple, which was built in 1651. Post lunch, visit Saheliyon Ki Bari, or the Garden of the Maids, which was built to provide an escape from the overpowering heat of the court for the queen and her ladies in waiting. This ornamental garden includes fountains, pools, pavilions, and statues in it. At sunset, take a boat ride on Lake Pichola to appreciate the beauty of this romantic city from the calm and tranquil waters. Return back to Devigarh by evening.

Drive to Rohetgarh today and stay in this classified heritage hotel. Since 1990 it has been nurtured and developed with great love and care by the family into one of the finest Heritage hotels in the country. No new building has been added in the renovation process, but rather, old edifices have been skillfully redesigned to create a heritage property that has few parallels. Situated on the banks of a lake and set in the midst of rural surroundings, it is a haven of peace and tranquility. Sprawling lawns and manicured gardens, which invite a multitude of birds and dancing peacocks, herald your entry into this oasis where the bird song is the only sound you will hear. Often dinner is served by the poolside as folk musicians enliven the evening atmosphere. An elegant, beautifully appointed lounge, serene verandas, and terraces with breath-taking views, make perfect venues for relaxation. During your stay here, take a Village Safari and an array of activities - from an extensive equestrian program to culinary workshops, Rohet Garh has set the highest standards in quality and efficiency, offering its guests an experience beyond compare. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Morning post breakfast leave for Samsara desert camps located on the Thar Desert. Samsara is an alluring oasis amidst the endless dunes of the Thar. Beautifully landscaped exteriors compliment creative interiors. Carefully laid out water bodies of moats and fountains, around the property provide that soothing ambience for a perfect get-away from the pandemonium of the city. On arrival check in to the camps and then proceed for a village Jeep Safari, Camel ride on the dunes enjoying sunset view. In the evening cultural dance performances followed by dinner. Overnight stay at the Samsara desert camps.

Morning have your breakfast and checkout and later leave Jodhpur. Arrive and check in at the hotel. Jodhpur is also known as the blue city, due to the city's houses being painted in blue. It is the cultural capital of Rajasthan, with historic temples, forts, and palaces, fascinating architecture, and beautiful art. Post check in, take a tour of the majestic Mehrangarh Fort built in 1459. It is one of the most formidable and impressive structures in India and is an architectural marvel. After exploring the fort, continue your tour to the royal cenotaphs of Jaswant Thada. In the evening, take a stroll around the Clock Tower area and the beautiful local bazaars in the winding narrow streets and return back to the hotel.

Post breakfast transfer to Jodhpur airport to board the flight to New Delhi. Upon arrival you will be taken for a sightseeing tour of Delhi, taking in the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque, Raj Ghat - the site of Gandhi’s cremation, the iconic Qutub Minar, stunning Lotus temple and other attractions. Enjoy a rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk— Old Delhi's most famous market—where you'll be able to shop for everything from saris to silver jewellery. Post noon, drive past India gate, Parliament house and President's house. By the evening return back to the hotel. Optional sound and light show tour at Akshardham temple. Overnight at the hotel.

Day is at leisure. You have the option of some last minute shopping or having lunch at one of the local restaurants. At appropriate time, you will be transferred to the International airport for your onward journey [The Tour Ends]