Xploring Rajasthan: A guided photo tour to Rajasthan

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Tour Spotlight

● Six day enthralling experience of capturing the colors and rustiness of Rajsthan.

● Street Photography shooting people dressed in vibrant clothes on the streets of Jodhpur.

● Session on Post Processing thrown in to help you understand this important aspect of photography workflow.

● Daily evening Gup Shup Sessions where we discuss photos clicked during the day.

Overview of the Photo Tour

Possibly the most romantic state in India, Rajasthan, famous for its striking desert landscape and colorful festivals, is steeped in tales of chivalry, honor, warriors and royalty. Its legendary cities like Jaisalmer and Jodhpur are resplendent with stunning forts that bear silent witness to the bravery and might of the Rajput warriors. Opulent palaces of breathtaking grandeur and whimsical charm pay tribute to its regal past and abound with treasures of artistic skills long forgotten.

Its culture is a delight for photographers and never a day will pass when you would not get a stunning photographic possibility.

Rajsthan is not a state with tourism spots, its an experience in itself and a photographer’s paradise.

Participation Fee:

INR 58,900/-

Single Supplement Charges:

Rs. 23,500/-

Participation Fee for foreign Nationals:

USD 980 per participant

Single Supplement Charges:

USD 430 per participant


11th to 16th Nov 2018

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: 11 Nov’18 (Sunday): Arrive Jaisalmer

Arrive in Jaisalmer. On arrival, you will be meet and greeted by our representative and transferred to the hotel for check-in.

Jaisalmer founded in the year 1156 by Bhatti Rajput ruler RawalJaisal. Often described as Golden City & rising from the heart of the Thar Desert like a golden mirage the commanding Fort etched in yellow sandstone, dominates the amber-hued city with its entire awesome splendour.

Overnight at Golden Haveli (D)


Day 02: 12 Nov’18 (Monday): Jaisalmer

In the morning we’ll have a sunrise shoot of the Jaisalmer Fort. Built in the year 1156 by Rawal Jaisal. Perched on 80m high hill, housing the entire township within its ramparts, the golden hued Fort is standing like a sentinel in the bleak desert landscape. It is the only “Living Fort” in India & within its ramparts has an enchanting cow-web of narrow lanes dotted with some lovely Havelis (Mansions), Palaces & beautifully sculptured Jain Temples of the 12th-15th century AD & of course skilled artisans & ubiquitous camels.

We also visit magnificent Patwon Ki Haveli in the heart of the town. It was built by the rich merchant Guman Chand Patwa& his sons, whose business stretched between Afghanistan & China. It is the most elaborate & magnificent of all the Jaisalmer Havelis & is virtually the showpiece of Jaisalmer’s legendary architectural wealth. The carving on stone far surpasses in beauty the work on brocade & gold.

Later we drive down 40 km away from Jaisalmer to Khuri to take the Camel ride on the Sand Dunes of Khuri while the sun is setting down

Overnight at Golden Haveli (B, L, D)


Day 03: 13 Nov’18 (Tuesday): Jaisalmer-Manvar (By surface approx. 170 Kms/04 Hrs)

In the morning we’ll have a sunrise shoot of the Gadisar Lake.

After breakfast drive to Manvar. On arrival, check-in to the camp.

Manvar is an ideal base to explore Indian desert life, culture, wildlife and landscape of breathtaking beauty. Within Manvar’s timeless horizons, you will find yourself one with nature.

Afternoon photo session in the camp. Later we will do a Camel safari in middle of the desert.

Overnight at the Manvar Camp (B, L, D)


Day 04: 14 Nov’18 (Wednesday): Manvar-Jodhpur (By surface approx. 120 Kms/03 Hrs)

Morning 4WD jeep safari to see the desert life upclose.

We will visit the villages of various tribes like the camel herders, the shoe makers, the weavers, the potters and the Bishnois. This is an experience to see the rural India.

Later drive to Jodhpur. On arrival, check in at the hotel.

Jodhpur, the second largest city in Rajasthan & has landscape dominated by the massive Mehrangarh Fort topping a sheer rocky ridge.

Late afternoon walk around the medieval markets of Jodhpur. We will also organize the TukTuk ride. 

Overnight at Ratan Vilas (B, L, D)


Day 05: 15 Nov’18 (Thursday): Jodhpur

After breakfast visit the Mehrangarh Fort (Majestic Fort), one of the most impressive & formidable structures anywhere in India. Built by Rao Jodha, this 5km long Fort is on a 125m high hill & has some magnificent palaces with marvellously carved panels latticed window.

We also visit Jaswant Thada, a cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble built in the year 1899 AD in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Within the main cenotaph are the portraits of various Jodhpur rulers. It is an architectural landmark of Jodhpur.

Late afternoon walking tour of the “Old Blue City” as well as the medieval bazaars of Jodhpur. So named because of the blue indigo used in the white wash of the houses, this area of Jodhpur is a delight for the photographers.

Overnight at Ratan Vilas (B, L, D)


Day 06: 16 Nov’18 (Friday): Jodhpur-Pushkar (By surface approx. 180 Kms/04 Hrs)

After breakfast drop to Pushkar.

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