The Path to West Rajasthan uncovers a unique experience of Rajasthan; while many choose to visit the popular sites of the “Golden Triangle”, the extraordinary experiences of the countryside are unfortunately overlooked.
While most itineraries conventionally begin at Delhi, The Path to West Rajasthan commences at the fascinating city of Mumbai. After learning its history, the journey continues on a flight to the bustle of Jodhpur, a favourite of ours, and then a drive west into the desert to Jaisalmer, a former caravanserai of the Silk Route, where a walk through its narrow streets uncovers the marvel of intricately carved Jain temples and private havelis that deck out this ancient fortress city. On our return to Jodhpur, a visit to the imposing Meharangarh Fort is a must-do, as well as a walk through the streets of The Blue City to get acquainted with the local way of life.
At Jawai Banh, the Path includes a terrific oppurtunity to see leopards in their natural habitat with a stay at Sujan Jawai Leopard Camp. With some of the best guides, leopard sightings are almost a surety. After the experience of wildlife, the journey continues to the lake city of Udaipur to visit to the City Palace. Albeit a little touristy, Udaipur is indeed an intresting city; but we much prefer to stay an hour out of Udaipur at a palace fortress overlooking the Aravalli Hills in the village of Delwara.
Dhobi's in Mumbai's Dhobi Ghat
Meet the Dhobi's in Mumbai's Dhobi Ghat.
Living Fort in Jaisalmer
Explore the ``Living Fort`` in Jaisalmer.
The Blue City of Jodhpur
Meet the dyers and weavers in The Blue City of Jodhpur.
Go on wilderness drives to spot, among much of the local wildlife, leopards!
Raas Devigarh - Aravali Suite
Stay in a palace fort overlooking the Aravalli Hills.
Jodhpur's first boutique hotel whose signature look was born from the fusion of modern and ancient styles while its courtyard has become a tranquil haven away from the bustle of Jodhpur’s old town. The whole complex is overlooked by Mehrangarh, an awe-inspiring 15th-century fort looming 400 feet above the Jodhpur skyline.Visit Website
Sujan Jawai Leopard Camp
Among granite formations between the cities of Jodhour and Udaipur, where leopards roam wild and free, is Sujan Jawai Leopard Camp. Jawai represents a style that combines ease and adventure, with a balance of conservation and comfort.Visit Website
Nestled in the Aravalli Hills of the Udaipur area, RAAS Devigarh is an 18th century palace which has been transformed into one of the premier five star hotels in Rajasthan. The palace was restored to its former glory in 1999 and converted into an all-suite luxury hotel that mixes the modern, minimalist design of its interior with the ancient and ornate architecture of its exterior.Visit Website
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All tours and entrance fees
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