Rajasthan Backpacking to Pushkar Udaipur Bikaner

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Rajasthan is one of those Indian states that boast its rich history through the Incredible India campaign of the Government of India. The historical forts made of yellow sandstones that reflects a burning sun like gold during the day, the beautiful lakes that let you witness an incredible sunset, the diverse culture of the locals, the lip smacking cuisine of the traditional Rajasthani Thali and the ever colouful Pushkar mela are like the milestones of this rich history.

This year, Join the JustWravel team and explore this ever so beautiful state and become a part of the Wraveler Family!

Short Itinerary

Day 1 : Delhi to Pushkar Overnight Journey

Day 2 : Pushkar Arrival and Sightseeing.

Day 3 : Pushkar to Udaipur via Ajmer

Day 4 : Udaipur Sightseeing

Day 5 : Udaipur sightseeing. Overnight journey to Bikaner

Day 6 : Bikaner Arrival and Local Sightseeing

Day 7 : Bikaner to Delhi

Fixed Departures

7th Dec to 13th Dec Open

21st Dec to 27th Dec Open

28th Dec to 3rd Jan Open

Itinerary (Delhi to Delhi)

  • 1

    Day 1 : Delhi to Pushkar Overnight Journey

    We’ll assemble in Delhi and after a brief introduction, we’ll depart for Pushkar to kick start an epic journey to the incredible state of Rajasthan.

  • 2

    Day 2 : Pushkar Arrival and Sightseeing.

    Approximately 450 kilometers from Delhi, the city of Pushkar takes around 8 to 9 hours of overnight travel. Reach Pushkar in the morning and do the hotel check-in. Post breakfast, we will leave for sightseeing of this beautiful city.

    Here are some of the attractions that are going to give your eyes some treat to watch:

    The lakes: The famous camel fair takes place on the banks of the Pushkar Lake. The Pushkar Fair brings livestock, farmers, traders and villagers from all over Rajasthan together and it is a mixture of colors, spectacle, and a carnival — possibly India’s very last traditional mela. The lake is still an integral part of the Incredible India Initiative for Rajasthan and it showcases the hidden beauty of Rajasthan, a state with the largest desert in India and yet has a city called the City Of Lakes. Fascinate yourself to some of the famous lakes. Enjoy the evening at Rose Gardens or leisure time at the hotel.

    Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

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    Day 3 : Pushkar to Udaipur via Ajmer

    This 300 km journey starts post breakfast. We start early as today we’ll be spending some time to explore a bit of Ajmer on the way. Ajmer Sharif, Ana Sagar Lake, Akbar’s Palace and Museum, PrithvirajSmarakare some of those places that one needs to give a visit when in Ajmer. You can even go to the local market and do Shopping.

    We’ll depart for Udaipur by afternoon and check-in into our hotels and spend the night.

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    Day 4 : Udaipur Sightseeing

    The City of Lakes or the Venice of the East is what Udaipur is otherwise famously known as. Other than the lakes, Udaipur has a variety of attractions to offer the tourists. City Palace, Sajjangarh Palace, Vintage Car Museum, Jag Mandir Palace, MaharaPratapSmarak are some of the beautiful attractions other than the famous Fateh Sagar Lake, Lake Pichola and Jaisamand Lake. Explore these serene places on a quiet evening and be blessed with a beautiful sunset.

    Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel.

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    Day 5 : Udaipur sightseeing. Overnight journey to Bikaner

    Today, we will be covering the 500 Km journey overnight from Udaipur to Bikaner. We’ll be exploring the rest of the city of Udaipur during the day wherein you can go around the local market for shopping, enjoy the street cuisine, visit the temples around the city and the museums as well.

    After dinner, we’ll leave from Udaipur for Bikaner.

     

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    Day 6 : Bikaner Arrival and Local Sightseeing

    Better known as the camel country, Bikaner has fought against time and displays its ancient opulence through palaces and forts built of red sandstone. It is home to the world’s largest research facility and breeding farm on camels and is also famous for Rats Temple, dedicated to Karni Mata at Deshnok.

    The major attractions of Bikaner that we’ll be exploring include:

    The JunagarhFort, situated in Junagarh, that holds the distinction of having never been captured. Built by Raja Jai Singh, the fort complex houses magnificent palaces of red sandstone.

    Lalgarh Palace and Museum, constructed by Maharaja Ganga Singh, is an architectural marvel, having been made entirely of red sandstone and is a mixture of Rajputana, Islamic and European architecture.

    DeshnokKarni Mata temple, known for the rats that roam in the temple premesis freely.

    Gajner Palace and Lake is an incomparable jewel of the Thar. Founded by Maharaja Gaj Singh of Bikaner, it was completed by Maharaja Ganga Singh on the bank of the lake and was meant to be a hunting and relaxing lodge for the royal family and the guests of the royals and has now been converted into a hotel.

    Devi Kund is the royal crematorium and has several exquisite chhatris (cenotaphs), each dedicated to the memory of a ruler of the Bikaji Dynasty, the founders of Bikaner. Devi Kund also has cenotaphs of 22 female members of the royal family prior to Maharaja Gaj Sigh Ji, who committed sati.

  • 7

    Day 7 : Bikaner to Delhi

    Post breakfast, we’ll depart for delhi and end this epic journey in the capital city.

Inclusions

Transport Delhi to Delhi

Stay on Double/Triple Sharing Basis

Meals as per Plan

Sightseeing as per Itinerary

Exclusions

Anything not mentioned in Inclusions

Cancellation Policy

Booking amount is non-refundable.

No refund of total trip amount will be provided on cancellation, 10 days prior to departure date.

50% of total trip amount can be refunded on cancellation between 11-20 days prior to scheduled departure date.

90% of total trip amount can be refunded on cancellation between 21-90 days prior to scheduled departure date.

100% of total trip amount can be refunded on cancellation, 90+ days prior to scheduled departure date.

For Cancellations/ Refund Request , kindly reply to the confirmation mail and get in touch with the Team. All cancellations will be considered only after the mail has been received.

Things To Pack

Down Jacket 

Clothes

Socks

Undergarments

Gloves

Slippers

Running Shoes/ Outdoor Shoes

Hats/Caps

Daypack

First Aid Kit

Documents – ID (Driver’s License, AADHAR Card, Voter ID :: Passport and Visa copy for Foreign Nationals)

Sun Glasses

Torch

Water Bottle

Power bank

Mobile Charger / Travel Charger

Raincoat

Hand Sanitizer

Toiletries

Cold Cream

Lip Guard

Sunscreen Lotion

FAQs

Q. What will be the group size?

Usually, we take maximum of 15-18 people in one group. We believe bigger groups have less fun and less coordination so that’s why we prefer smaller groups.

We need at least 6 people to operate our fixed departure tours/treks.

Q. Who all will go along with us on the trip/trek?

All our treks are led by professional trek leaders who are certifie, mountaineers. Apart from them, there will be one local guide, cook, helper, porters and other staff.

All our trips are led by professional trip coordinators who have a good experience in leading groups.

Q. I am the only girl in the group, is it safe to travel/trek solo?

Yes definitely it is, the safety of girls is most important for us. All our guides and other staff are carefully chosen for trips/treks. They are honest and reliable but we also advise you to take care of your personal belongings.

Q. What are the things that we need to carry on the trek/trip?

Once you confirm the trip/trek and done with the booking, we will send you the packing list according to the trip/trek.

Q. What type of ground transportation will be used on the trip?

We hire taxis such as Innova, Tempo Traveller, Bolero, Tata Sumo, etc. from our vendors.

Q. I cannot carry my rucksack/bag on the trek, can I offload it?

We always recommend that you carry your rucksack during the trek because it helps in maintaining your body posture. In case if you cannot, then we can provide you a mule/porter to carry your rucksack. You will have to tell us at least 1 week before the trek. The charges for offloading would be INR 300 per person per day.

Q. Which shoes should I buy?

Shoes are your lifeline on the trek. It is highly advisable to buy trekking shoes of a good and known brand. You can consider companies like Quechua, Columbia, etc. A waterproof shoes with ankle support will work good.

Q. What are the washroom/toilet facilities like on the trek?

During the treks, separate toilet tents will be set up on each campsite.

Q. What will be the type of accommodation?

It depends on the tour. If it is a trek then you will be staying in dome tents or if it is a road trip the the accommodation can be in hotel/alpine tent/dome tent/home stay.

Q. Will you provide sleeping bags and mattresses?

Yes, we will provide sleeping bags and mattresses during the trek. Our sleeping bags can withstand temperature as low as -10 degree.

Q. How many trekkers will be in one tent?

It totally depends on group dynamics. If there is a couple, we can give them a separate tent or if there are odd number of people, then there would be triple sharing.

Q. How can I book a trek/trip with you?

After selecting the trip/trek, you can book by clicking on the book now button or you can contact us and we will guide you in booking.

Q. What type of food is served during the trek?

We provide nutritious and healthy food during the treks. We always serve Indian vegetarian food and eggs.

Q. How to get safe drinking water on the trek?

Himalayan water is considered the purest water and safe to drink. But for safety purpose, we sometimes boil the water and then use it for drinking and cooking.

In case you find any clean water on the trek, always fill your water where the water is running not where the water is stable or is in rest.

Q. Can we change the itinerary?

Yes, you can give suggestions. We will look into that and if we find it feasible then we will apply it.

Q. Can you customize the trip/trek?

Yes, we can customize any trip/trek as per your needs and as per the feasibility.

Q. Will doctor accompany us on the trek?

No, but our trek leaders are certified in Wildlife First Aid course and they always carry first aid kit and oxygen cylinders on high altitude treks.

Q. Do you prefer I should bring some medicines with me?

Yes it is advisable that you carry your own medication on the trek.

Q. Diamox is advisable or not?

Well, it totally depends on person to person. Usually, there are no side effects of Diamox but if you are having any prior medical conditions then it is better to consult your doctor.

Our itinerary is designed in a way that we take sufficient time to get acclimatized. In case if you are having problem on the trek then tell your trek leader about your condition as soon as possible.

Q. Can I take my child along on this trek? What is the age limit?

It depends on the difficulty level of the trek. Minimum age for eligibility is 14 years.

Q. What will we do if it rains?

If it starts raining slowly while trekking then we will continue our trek as per the plan. Your poncho will keep you dry. In case if it is raining heavily then we will try to find any shelter and wait for the rain to stop or slow. If it rains at the campsite then there would not be any problem because all our living tents, kitchen tents and toilet tents are waterproof. You will stay dry inside.

Q. Why is the trekking pole necessary?

Differs from person to person. If you think that it would help you maintaining balance while trekking then do bring the pole. Some people think that trekking pole disturbs the walking rhythm. So it’s upto you.

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