Arrival in Delhi
Traditional welcome at the airport. Overnight at Hotel.
Delhi - Udaipur ( 1h30 flight )
Enjoy the day in Delhi and fly to Udaipur in the afternoon. Once you reach, transfer to your hotel, then go for a walk in the streets of the city. Udaipur is known as the romantic city of Rajasthan. It is located in backside of the hills. Its mountains go from the north of Gujarat to Delhi. It puts Rajasthan into 2 parts: the west where you find the Thar desert with a scanty vegetation on the land, and the east side where you find green and fertile land, poured by monsoons. Night in the hotel
Boat tour of the Pichola Lake.Or view the whole city from above by balloon,or, get some cooking lessons of authentic and original dishes or get some painting lessons.
Also called the "Venice of East", you will enjoy the boat ride on the Pichola lake around which the city is built. Its palace and shopping alleys are a "must see". You can as well ride a horse to discover the countryside. Night in the hotel.
Udaipur - Dungarpur ( 130 km - 3h drive )
Drive till Dungarpur, a small town with an amazing fortress. Visit the palace of Maharaja, the city and take a walk by the lakeside where you will see beautiful birds. Night in the palace.
Dungarpur - Ahmedabad ( 180 Km - 4/5h drive )
Leaving for Ahmedabad in the morning after breakfast. Visit the Mosques. Night in the hotel.
Ahmedabad - Adalaj - Ahmedabad (1h30 round trip )
Visit the Calico Museum ,which is located in a beautiful haveli. Then go to Adalaj visit the Sabarmati Ashram founded by Gandhiji, in the 19th century amd from where he started on his long Salt Satyagraha. You have a nice view of the Sabarmati river from the Ashram. Night in the hotel.
Ahmedabad - Dasada ( 90 Km - 2h30 )
You drive to Dasada, it opens the little Rann of kutch, a vast salines and pastures which constitute a unique ecosystem. Back to the hotel, then excursion to Dasada and villages in the neighborhood to meet local tribes called Adivasis or nomads. Night in the hotel.
Explore the forest reserve and discover rare animal species like the Onager ( wild asian ass ), antelopes, nilgais, wolves, and birds like pelicans, flamingoes, etc. Night in the hotel.
Dasada - Mount Abu ( 240 Km )
Mount Abu is at 1200 m altitude on a plateau of the Aravali hills in Rajastan. Stop on your way to visit the wonderful Surya temple, dedicated to the Sun God. Then carry on by road to Patan which has the most beautiful step wells of Gujarat, the Baoli of the Rani. You reach Mount Abu by the end of the day. Check in and night in the hotel.
White marble Dilwara temples are a "must see". They are a centre for pilgrimage in Jainism. You can taka a walk as well, around the Nakki lake. Night in the hotel.
DO’s and Don’ts
Keep away from strangers on a tour.
Wear light comfortable clothing keeping in mind the weather conditions.
Leave your luggage only inside hotel locker or room.
Carry copies of your important documents such as passport and credit cards while travelling.
Let your loved ones know where you are and how you are doing.
Don’t flaunt your money in public.
Don’t meet strangers new or strange places alone.
Avoid leaving expensive items in hotel room. Use a locker instead.
Hitchhiking can be dangerous. Avoid it at all costs.
Don’t accept food from strangers.