Home > 13-Day Wellness and Heritage Tour in Incredible South Rajasthan, India
An amazing wellness and heritage tour of South Rajasthan - well-known for beautiful gardens, lush-green hills, and pristine lakes. Enjoy rejuvenating ayurvedic massages, cruise on lakes, jeep safaris through quaint villages, walk through colourful old bazaars and see museums.
At dawn do meditation and yoga under the guidance of a yoga teacher. Listen to mellifluous folk music and see thrilling puppet shows.
Day 1 : Arrive IGI Airport New Delhi. Our representative will drive you to our hotel. Our
car with an English-speaking driver will be at your disposal to take you around this lovely city for exploration. Dinner and overnight at our hotel
Day 2: New Delhi - Udaipur
After breakfast take a flight to Udaipur. Our representative will bring you to our lake-facing resort.
Our resort gives a fantastic view of Lake Pichola where cruises are organized. The interiors are done heritage in style and look so romantic. Take a walking tour around. Enjoy a 70-minute Ayurvedic massage.
Day 3 : Udaipur
Early morning before breakfast you will do your meditation and yoga. Afterward, take a full-day tour of the city visiting its colorful old bazaars selling spices, jewelry, utensils, handcrafts, and clothes. Visit Sahelion-Ki-Bari, a garden well-known for its lotus pond, fountains, marble elephants, and lush green lawns.
After lunch take an excursion to the hilltop Monsoon Palace built for the summertime stay of the Maharana (King) of the Region. From here you will get a lovely view of the lush green countryside. Dinner and overnight at our resort.
Day 4 : Udaipur
After your early morning meditation and yoga, you can enjoy breakfast and then take a cruise on Lake Pichola - a truly memorable experience. From here visit the majestic City Palace to see its rare collection of paintings, manuscripts, silverware, carpets, and armoury.
Visit in the evening Bagore-Ki-Haveli for a classical dance performance. Enjoy dinner at the lake-facing Amrai Restaurant. Overnight at our resort.
Day 5 : Udaipur
After breakfast, visit Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum for its rich display of folk arts, including dolls, turbans, and paintings. A must-visit is to Shilpgram, a craftsmen's village with ethnic cottages built to showcase the work of craftspersons.
In the afternoon, visit Karni Mata Temple located on the Machla Magra hills then retreat to the hotel for dinner and rest.
Day 6 : Kumbhalgarh, Royal Kumbhalgarh Villas
Royal Kumbhalgarh Villas is situated on a hill and offers a breath-taking view of the countryside. Its rooms are beautifully furnished and the evenings are enlivened with folk dances and music. The bar-be-cue and slow-cooked food are excellent.
Leave your hotel after breakfast and take a thrilling drive to Kumbhalgarh. Enroute visit 11th-century Eklingji and Nagda Temples. On arrival and check in, enjoy lunch. The Fort built 1900 meters above sea level is a marvel of military engineering. The walls skirting the fort are 30 km in length. The fort is on UNESCO World Heritage Sites List.
In the evening visit the Mahadev Temple built in 1460 AD. Take an ayurvedic massage before your pool-side bar-be-cue and dinner. Overnight at the Villas.
Day 7 : Kumbhalgarh, Royal Kumbhalgarh Villas
After your yoga and meditation, visit Kumbhalgarh Fort and the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple to see its intricate architecture. This temple was built in 1458 AD.
After lunch, take a jeep safari through Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary. Spread over 500 sq.km it is home to leopards, bison, sloths, nilgai, chinkara, and deer. Birds of 200 species including doves, peacocks, parakeets, kingfishers, and golden orioles abound here. Return to your Royal Villas for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 8 : Dungarpur, Jagatgarh Resort or equally good
After checking out from the Villas take a memorable journey through quaint villages and rolling hills to Dungarpur. It is situated in the heart of the tribal region of South Rajasthan. Check into Jagatgarh Resort or equally good.
After lunch, take a walking tour in and around the Palace. Enjoy an ayurvedic massage, bar-be-cue, dinner and overnight stay at the Palace.
Day 9 : Dungarpur, Jagatgarh Resort or equally good.
After your yoga and meditation followed by breakfast, take a cruise on the lake, visit Juna Mahal, Deo Somnath Temple, Vijay Rajrajeshwar Temple, Surpur Temple, the State Museum, and the bazaars of the town. Then, dinner and rest at the Palace.
Day 10 ; Dhariyawad, Fort Dhariyawad
After breakfast, drive through beautiful forests, crossing rivulets, and colourful villages to reach Fort Dhariyawad at Dhariyawad. Check into the Fort where you will spend one of the most cherished times.
This fort-hotel has large open spaces, rooms are done in traditional Rajasthani tribal style and the kitchen serves slow cooked food delicacies revived from the time the former generations ruled this region.
The fort organizes on its premises in the evenings magic and puppet shows and folk music and dances. You will be drawn in to join the colorful dances! Enjoy bar-be-cue and dinner at the Fort and then rest and relax overnight.
Day 11 : Dhariyawad, Fort Dhariyawad
Try getting up early to see the rising sun. After meditation, yoga and breakfast take a village tour in a jeep. Enjoy lunch in the jungle. Visit the Naglia Dam and the ancient temples around. Return to your Fort-hotel for an ayurvedic massage, dinner, and overnight here.
Day 12 ; Dhariyawad, Fort Dhariyawad
In the morning take a safari inside the thick forests of the 450-sq.km Sitamata Wildlife Sanctuary to see bison, deer, chinkara, and hundreds of species of birds. Visit the Jakhan dam.
Take walking tours will be offered around Dhariyawad. In the evening, enjoy dinner and rest at your Fort accommodation. On this occasion we will
present you a gift.
Day 13 Dhariyawad - Udaipur - New Delhi
Drive from Fort Dhariywad to the airport at Udaipur for your flight to New Delhi.
Change over to IGI International Airport or drive to our hotel should you have your
flight the next day.
What Makes This Retreat Special
A beautifully-crafted wellness tour of 13-days that begins in India's most romantic city, Udaipur, and takes you to Kumbhalgarh for a stay at its Royal Villas, the tribal regions of Dungarpur and Dhariyawad where you will stay in beautiful palaces and forts.