The Princely State SUV Tour (17D/16N)

from $6,100

Drive through the princely state of Rajasthan, the land of Maharajas with spectacular deserts, rugged forts, and tranquil lakes. It’s the Indian version of Arabian Nights!

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Culture, Family
  • Activity Level Leisurely
  • Min Group Size Small Group

All about the The Princely State SUV Tour (17D/16N).

Rajasthan, the princely state of India is a tourist magnet with its stunning forts, expansive deserts, colorful culture, and vibrant food scene. It is the place where the Maharajas spent lavishly on palatial Havelis, vintage cars, and grand residences. But it’s the people who will take your heart away! Our Rajasthan SUV tour gives you the chance to explore this princely state.

Jaipur is popularly known as the Pink City for its trademark building color! It’s also the country’s capital for artisanal craftsmanship, block-printed textiles, and the gem trade. The city can keep you entertained day after day with its numerous palaces, temples, markets, handmade boutiques, cafes, and restaurants.

Jaisalmer is the Golden City decorated with beautiful lakes, narrow alleys, ornate Jain temples, and stunning architecture. To experience the ultimate Indian desert vacation, Jaisalmer is the go-to destination.

Ajmer is one of the major and oldest cities in the Indian state of Rajasthan and the center of the eponymous Ajmer District. It is located at the center of Rajasthan and is home to the Ajmer Sharif shrine.

Located at a distance of 270 kms from Ajmer is the historic city of Bikaner, home to one of the largest snack giants in the country. It is a cultural paradise with magnificent architecture, palatial Havelis, and old temples. The old-world charm of the city is what has made it a popular tourist haunt.

Udaipur, also known as the “City of Lakes”, is a city in the state of Rajasthan in India. It is the historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar in the former Rajputana Agency. It was founded in 1558 by Udai Singh II of the Sisodia clan of Rajput when he shifted his capital from the city of Chittorgarh to Udaipur after Chittorgarh was besieged by Akbar.

Ranthambore National Park is a vast wildlife reserve near the town of Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan, northern India. It is a former royal hunting ground and home to tigers, leopards, and marsh crocodiles.

**All tariffs are per person**

Total miles for this adventure ~ 1,500

Driving Days – 11

Road Conditions – Mix of tarmac, broken tarmac, and dirt roads

SUV’s we provide

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Stay for all dates on twin sharing basis
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on all dates
  • Daily tea, coffee, cold drinks, and packaged water
  • Well-trained professional driver
  • Services of English speaking guide
  • Moto Overlanders trip leader
  • Cost of SUV rental and fuel
  • All transfers
  • Permits, road tolls, and parking fees
  • Goods & Services Tax for all services rendered

Optional Add-Ons 

  • Single room accommodation – $800 per person
  • Children less than 7 years old – $1,000 per child
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Your flights, visas, etc.
  • Any additional meals
  • Travel insurance and other emergencies
  • Single room accommodations
  • Alcohol, cigarettes, and personal items
  • Early check-in or late checkout at the hotels
  • Camera/video fee, entry fee at monuments
  1. Day 1 Arrive in Delhi

    The first day of the tour is for you to reach Delhi and check in to your hotels. Today you will spend time with your tour leader who will answer any questions you might have and introduce you to the tour.

  2. Day 2 Stay in Delhi

    After a hearty breakfast, you will take a small drive around the city to get used to the traffic in India. It will be an interesting experience as you figure out the road rules, unsaid rules and, dynamics of our roads. After your driving experience, we have lunch and then you have the rest of the day to yourself. You can choose to rest, relax, drive around the city or go shopping. But we recommend you to rest as much as possible.

  3. Day 3 Delhi to Jaipur

    The drive begins as we leave for Jaipur early in the morning. It’s going to be a hot drive as we travel mainly through highways, stopping for breaks in between. Unless it’s a weekend, we should not encounter a lot of traffic and the journey time should be around 5 hours. We stop for lunch on the way, or in Jaipur post which we check into our hotel. During the evening, we can explore the city or head to a watering hole.

  4. Day 4 Stay in Jaipur

    The pink city and the capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur was founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II in 1727. Our first stop in this tour is this immensely popular tourist spot and we cover must-see sites like Amber Palace, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, and Jantar Mantar.

  5. Day 5 Jaipur to Ajmer

    A 3-hour drive from Jaipur takes us to the city of Ajmer, one of the oldest cities in Rajasthan. The city surrounds the famed lake of Ana Sagar, which in turn is surrounded by the Aravalli Hills. Ajmer is home to one of India’s prominent Islamic shrines, the shrine of Khwaja Muin-ud-din Chishti, who founded the prime Sufi order in India.

  6. Day 6 Ajmer to Bikaner

    Located at a distance of 270 kms from Ajmer is the historic city of Bikaner, home to one of the largest snack giants in the country. It is a cultural paradise with magnificent architecture, palatial Havelis, and old temples. The old-world charm of the city is what has made it a popular tourist haunt.

  7. Day 7 Stay in Bikaner

    Explore the wonders of Bikaner as we take you to ancient Havelis, old forts, interesting temples, and through the streets of the Old Town to the best street food centers in the city.

  8. Day 8 Stay in Kargil

    As we leave Bikaner, we head to Jaisalmer, located 300 kms away close to the Indo Pak border. Nicknamed the Golden City, Jaisalmer is the ideal desert destination – beautiful sand dunes, breathtaking forts, and ornately decorated residences.

  9. Day 9 Stay in Jaisalmer

    We head out to visit popular sites like Jaisalmer Fort, Patwa ki Haveli, Jain temples, Haveli museums, local markets, and much more. In the evening, we take a rest day or go shopping at the local bazaar.

  10. Day 10 Jaisalmer to Jodhpur

    Moving away from the Indo Pak border we drive towards central Rajasthan to the city of Jodhpur. The second-largest city in the state is a vibrant destination known for forts, museums, art, architecture, and traditional Rajasthani cuisine.

  11. Day 11 Stay in Jodhpur

    After a hearty breakfast, we drive out to nearby places like Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Kaylana Lake, Mandore Gardens, Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, and much more.

  12. Day 12 Jodhpur to Udaipur

    Udaipur is a city in the state of Rajasthan, with lush green surroundings of Aravalli mountains and a home for many lakes like Pichola Lake, Fatehsagar Lake, Swaroop Sagar Lake, and Badi to name a few. Often called the Venice of the East and Kashmir of Rajasthan, Udaipur features high in traveler’s bucket lists.

  13. Day 13 Stay in Udaipur

    Tons to see in this city with interesting spots spread all over the place. A drive to great historic and cultural sites like City Palace, Lake Pichola, Saheliyon ki Bari, Jagmandir, Fateh Sagar Lake, Sajjangarh Palace, and the Vintage Car Museum.

  14. Day 14 Udaipur to Ranthambore

    It’s a 400 km drive across rural Rajasthan as we visit our next destination, Ranthambore National Park. Ranthambore National Park is a vast wildlife reserve near the town of Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan, northern India. It is a former royal hunting ground and home to tigers, leopards and marsh crocodiles.

  15. Day 15 Stay in Ranthambore

    This day is all about the safari in Ranthambore National park as we head to the jungles to spot the big cats, crocodiles and other wild animals.

  16. Day 16 Ranthambore to Delhi

    Time to get back to Delhi and we check out of our hotels in Chandigarh after breakfast. After lunch on the way, we reach our Delhi hotels in the afternoon. The bikes will need to be returned today. If you are flying out, we drop you to the airport. Else we can take you around for shopping.

  17. Day 17 Depart from Delhi

    This is the last day of the tour. Post check out, we will escort you to the airport.

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Every tour is personally delivered by both our trip leaders, who will be your tour guides and trip leaders respectively. Here is an intro to our team

Our partners have options of Toyota Innova, Mahindra XUV, Renault Dusters, Mahindra Marazzo.

We encourage our guests to experience the local cuisines of the destinations we travel to. In remote areas, we might not get options for eating different cuisines. We will ensure you get wholesome, tasty and hygienic food wherever we go. If you are from outside India, here’s a guide to get you going.

Roads are mostly good and you will be traveling through state and national highways. However, in some rural areas, we might come across broken patches of tarmac or dirt roads

Well, we will provide you with bottled water throughout the tour.

We try to blend in homestays, hotels, and resorts in each destination to balance comfort with the local experiences. All your accommodations will be clean, hygienic, comfortable and safe.

While traveling, we should have access to public toilets/hotel toilets. But there will instances where there are none and you will have to answer nature’s call in nature.

Different countries and companies have their own policies, but you should pick one that covers you for your entire period of travel. The policy should also cover you for riding motorcycles, unexpected curtailment of the holiday, medical expenses arising overseas, loss or damage to luggage & property and personal liability claims against the participant and emergency evacuation. We highly recommend this for foreign citizens.

We carry a basic first aid box with us and encourage you to carry your own medicines as well. In case of an emergency, we take you to the closest available medical center. We would also request you to share any pre-existing medical conditions and allergies if any with us.

Overall Rating
Reviewed On 10/06/2020

Detailed itinerary with plenty of spots was great, very helpful and ensured that we all relaxed during our trip.


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