Wild Rajasthan

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Overview

India’s wildlife and biodiversity is legendary with thousands of species of flora and fauna spreading the length and breadth of the country, and Rajasthan, the Land of Kings has its fair share. From the deserts of the north, the central Aravelli Range and the vast swathes of forests and scrubland, national parks and wildlife reserves are plentiful and conservation efforts have had dramatic effects on the wildlife. The itinerary starts with the alleyways of Old Delhi and the street art of New ...
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Example Itinerary

This is an example itinerary. Our experts have all travelled widely in the region and will be happy to tailor any of our itineraries to suit your tastes and budget, or build a trip from scratch.

Day 2 Delhi: Arrival

Arriving into Delhi today you will be transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 2 Delhi: Old Delhi & Street Art

A tour of some of Old Delhi’s finest sights this morning will take you to the splendid Mughal Red Fort and the nearby Jama Masjid, this tranquil mosque in the heart of the hectic city can take up to 25,000 worshippers. Take a rickshaw ride along Chandni Chowk, one of the busiest streets, the centre of the warren of bazaars and head to the spice market to enjoy the aromas and colours. This afternoon see a different side of the city with a walk through Lodhi to explore the street art, the lanes here are covered with art from different local artists and you can learn about the cultural make-up of the city, end the day with a stroll through the Lodhi gardens admiring the beautiful plants and architecture.

The Claridges Breakfast

Day 3 Delhi – Bharatpur: Indian Railways

Board the train and experience travel on India’s vast rail network this morning, arriving at Bharatpur, transfer to the bird sanctuary at Keoladeo National Park and head out to see some of the wildlife this afternoon in a cycle or electronic rickshaw. A UNESCO site, the sanctuary is one of the world’s most significant areas for birds and an important migratory stop for a number of species including the endangered Siberian crane.

The Bagh Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 Bharatpur – Sariska: Bird Life

A second visit to the sanctuary in the early morning will allow you to see more of the species that make the park their home including cranes, sandpipers, cormorants, storks and teals. Later drive on to Sariska, the reserve here of rocky hills and arid grasslands and forests is home to large number of species including a tiger population, while the lake has over 211 bird species recorded.

Utsav Camp Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 Sariska: Waterfall & Lake Wildlife

Take an early morning and late afternoon jeep safari with a naturalist in to the reserve today, head towards the 35’ waterfall and look out for tigers, leopards, langurs, nilgai, deer, antelope and mongoose as you also explore the ruins of a 16th Century castle and see the Siliserh Lake, perhaps with some crocodiles basking on the shores.

Utsav Camp Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Sariska – Ranthambore: Wild Fortress & Temples

Ranthambore is the king of the reserves in Rajasthan with its crumbling hilltop fortress, lakes and flourishing wildlife. Journey to the reserve this morning in time to head out on an afternoon safari, while famous for its tiger population the reserve also has ruined temples and shallow lakes where you can spot wading birds and in the summer, mammals in search of water.

Khem Villas Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Ranthambore: In Search of the Tigers

The varied topography of Ranthambore welcomes you today for morning and evening safaris, an early start gets you to the park while the animals are still active, hunting for food and moving around before the heat of the day sends them in to the undergrowth. Look out for jackal, sloth bear, mongoose, leopards and birds such as snipes, grebes, godwits and sandpipers. Return to the park in the late afternoon as the animals emerge from their hiding places.

Khem Villas Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 Ranthambore – Bijaipur: Castle Hotel

Head out again for another early safari to try and catch a glimpse of the wildlife before breakfast at the hotel and a drive through the countryside to Bijaipur. Here you check in to the 16th Century castle where you can explore the grounds, take a swim in the pool or perhaps head out on a bird walk.

Castle Bijaipur Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 Bijaipur: Nature Walk

From the castle grounds today you will head out on a nature walk with a naturalist, set in the Vindhyanchall Hills and surrounded by forests the area is perfect for spotting birds and wildlife as well as taking in the abundance of native plants, trees and flowers. The afternoon is again at leisure in the castle.

Castle Bijaipur Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 Bijaipur – Udaipur: At Leisure by the Lake

A drive through the countryside this morning passing through small towns brings you to Udaipur, a beautiful city set on Lake Pichola. Check-in to your lakeside haveli hotel and enjoy the afternoon at leisure to stroll around the city or take in the views.

Jagat Niwas Palace Hotel Breakfast

Day 11 Udaipur: Lake Palace and Boat Trip

A city tour today takes you to the Lake Palace, Rajasthan’s largest palace where you can wander the extravagant rooms and the museum, home to a large collection of artefacts. Stone carved elephants greet you as you ascend the steps of the Jagdish Temple to its large carved towers and inner shrine. Finally stroll around the beautifully designed Saheliyon-ki-Bari gardens before returning to the lake for a sunset boat trip.

Jagat Niwas Palace Hotel Breakfast

Day 12 Udaipur – Bera: Village Safari

Drive to Bera, a rural location with an enduring commitment to nature and conservation. Here it seems the wildlife and local residents live in harmony and the residents have made efforts to protect their landscape, ending mining and helping the leopard population to thrive while still maintaining their pastoral lives. Head out this afternoon on a safari drive, to spot some of the area’s wildlife and learn about the villages and their culture.

Bera Safari Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 Bera: Last Chance for a Leopard

Morning and afternoon safaris will hopefully show you a leopard today along with plenty of other wildlife and birdlife, you may head to the dam to see various migratory birds. The stunning landscapes of rocky hills and dry forests make the perfect home for so many species and are a photographer’s delight.

Bera Safari Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14 Bera – Udaipur: Departure

A morning’s drive will take you to the airport in Udaipur for your onward flight.

EXAMPLE ACCOMMODATION

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards offering a higher-end experience
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards offering a higher-end experience
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards offering a higher-end experience
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards offering a higher-end experience
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards offering a higher-end experience
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Accommodation listed here is intended as a guide only, to give you a taste of what we can do. Our experts can tailor any aspect of this itinerary and accommodation to suit your budget and tastes.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

14 days from £4,595

MEALS

As specified in the itinerary, sampling some of the country's finest cuisine.

TRANSPORT

Private air-conditioned vehicles with experienced, dedicated drivers.

ENTRANCE FEES

Tours and admission fees, including tickets specified in the itinerary.

EXPERT TEAM

Licensed English-speaking guides and a support team available 24/7.

ACCOMMODATION

As specified in the itinerary, using some of our favourite local properties.

WILD MILES

This tour will earn you 8350 Wild Miles

ACCOMMODATION

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards offering a higher-end experience
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Wild Miles Club

When you book a trip with Wild Frontiers you are awarded points, which are based on the return distance from London to the arrival city of your trip. Points are awarded for all our holidays, including both our escorted group tours and tailor-made trips. When you accrue points, you will qualify for the following discounts on all future bookings:

Blue More than 10,000 points 2.5% discount
Bronze More than 30,000 points 5% discount
Silver More than 45,000 points 7.5% discount
Gold More than 60,000 points 10% discount

This itinerary is aimed to give you an idea of what we can offer. The price shown above is per person, based on two people travelling outside of peak periods. As this itinerary is only a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit your interests and budget, your final price may differ.

Positive Impact of this Trip

Tree
Ten trees are planted per passenger on this trip
Community
Supports Wild Frontiers Foundation community projects
Wind Turbine
A contribution to renewable energy projects

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