Rajasthan, often referred to as the “Land of the Kings,” is a captivating region in India that offers a wealth of photographic opportunities. As a photographer, you’ll find yourself immersed in a world of ancient palaces, vast deserts, bustling markets, and vibrant culture. If there is one word that describes Rajasthan, its colour

What to Expect?

  • Palaces and Forts: Rajasthan boasts magnificent palaces and impregnable forts. Explore places like the Amer FortJaipur City Palace, and the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur.
  • Desert Landscapes: The Thar Desert offers endless dunes, camel caravans, and magical sunsets. Head to Jaisalmer or Khimsar for unique desert shots.
  • Vibrant Markets: Visit bustling markets like Jodhpur’s Sardar Market or Jaipur’s Johari Bazaar. Capture the colors, textures, and daily life. The blue city in Jodhpur is amazing to shoot.
  • People and Culture: Rajasthan’s people are warm and welcoming. Photograph locals in their traditional attire, during festivals, or while performing folk dances.
  • Camel Safaris: Take a camel safari into the desert and capture the nomadic lifestyle of the Bishnoi and other communities.
  • Havelis and Stepwells: Explore intricately designed havelis (mansions) and ancient stepwells like Toor Ja Ka Jhalra in Jodhpur.

Note:  If you want a privated and customized tour anywhere in India focused on Photography, I will be happy to organise it for you. 

Day 1: Arrival in Jaipur

  • Hawa Mahal: Iconic pink palace with 953 small windows.
  • City Palace: Historic royal residence with museums and courtyards.
  • Jaipur, also known as the Pink City, is the largest city in the northwestern Indian state of Rajasthan.
  • Founded in 1727 by Sawai Jai Singh II, a Kachhwaha Rajput ruler, Jaipur is one of India’s earliest planned cities.
  • The city’s distinctive pink buildings give it the nickname “Pink City.”
  • Amer Fort and Jantar Mantar are two of Jaipur’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Day 2: Jaipur

  • Amber Fort: Majestic hilltop fort with intricate architecture.
  • Jal Mahal: Palace in the middle of Man Sagar Lake.


Day 3: Jaipur to Pushkar

  • Pushkar Lake: Sacred Hindu lake with ghats and temples.
  • Brahma Temple: Ancient temple dedicated to Lord Brahma.
  • Pushkar is one of the most holy places in India. For photographers, there are plenty of opportunities to shoot. The annual camel fair is a great attraction. 

    Even when the fair is not there, the vibrant market is a great place to shoot. 


Day 4: Pushkar to Jodhpur

  • Mehrangarh Fort: Enormous fort with panoramic city views.
  • Jaswant Thada: Marble cenotaphs and gardens near the fort.
  • Street Photography at Blue City
  • Toor ji ka Jhalra stepwell

Day 5: Jodhpur to Jaisalmer

  • Jaisalmer Fort: Golden fortress in the heart of the Thar Desert.
  • Patwon Ki Haveli: Complex of five ornate havelis.

Day 6: Jaisalmer

  • Sam Sand Dunes: Scenic desert dunes for camel rides.
  • Gadisar Lake: Historic man-made lake with temples.

Day 7: Jaisalmer to Bikaner

  • Junagarh Fort: Impressive fort with palaces and temples.
  • Lalgarh Palace: Beautiful palace turned museum.

Day 8: Bikaner to Nawalgarh

  • Karni Mata Temple (Desnok Temple): Known as the "Rat Temple."
  • Camel Breeding Farm: Learn about Bikaner's camel breeding.

Day 9: Nawalgarh

  • Morning: After breakfast, continue your haveli tour by driving to Nawalgarh, a short journey of about 1 hour.
  • Afternoon: Explore the havelis of Nawalgarh, including:
    1. Morarka Haveli: Known for its magnificent frescoes that depict scenes from Hindu mythology and daily life.
    2. Poddar Haveli: Famous for its beautiful frescoes and well-preserved architecture.
  • Evening: Return to your hotel in Nawalgarh or explore the local market.

Day 10: Nawalgarh to Jaipur (Departure)

  • Morning: After breakfast, start your journey back to Jaipur.
  • Afternoon: En route to Jaipur, you can make a stop at the following haveli:
    1. Raghunath Singh Shekhawat Haveli (In Sikar): Known for its impressive architecture and intricate frescoes.
  • Evening: Reach Jaipur and proceed to the airport or railway station for your departure.



Note:  If you want a privated and customized tour anywhere in India focused on Photography, I will be happy to organise it for you. 

Itinerary -

Day 1
Saturday, December 14, 2024
Arrival in Jaipur, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Old city
Day 2
Sunday, December 15, 2024
Amer Fort, Jal Mahal
Day 3
Monday, December 16, 2024
Day 4
Tuesday, December 17, 2024
Pushkar to Jodhpur
Day 5
Wednesday, December 18, 2024
Jodhpur to Jaisalmer
Day 6
Thursday, December 19, 2024
Day 7
Friday, December 20, 2024
Jaisalmer to Bikaner
Day 8
Saturday, December 21, 2024
Bikaner to Nawalgarh
Day 9
Sunday, December 22, 2024
Day 10
Monday, December 23, 2024
Nawalgarh to Jaipur

Cost: Rs.90000
Only 7 participants on first come first serve basis.

Cost includes

1) Accommodation is on twin sharing basis. Single accommodation can be arranged on request.
2) All meals and bottled water from Day 1 afternoon to last day morning
3) Surface transfers as per itinerary
4) Permits, Entry fees, Taxes, Parking & Toll
5) Expert photography advice by Saurabh A Chatterjee, review of pictures whenever time permits.

Cost does not include

1) Travel to Jaipur and return travel from Jaipur to your location.
2) Any additional food or beverages ordered; tips, etc. 3) Anything that is not mentioned in inclusions.

Payment Policy

Rs.20000/- booking amount.
Rest 45 days before the date of the tour.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation costs us too.

As people generally plan in advance, it becomes impossible for us to fill the seats last moment. So, if you cancel, the seat goes vacant. Also, in most places, we have to book well in advance due to the limited choices. 

So, please book your tour only if you are sure.

> 60 days to 45 days prior to departure of the tour, 20% of the total tour cost is non-refundable.
> 40 days to 15 days prior to departure of the tour 50% of the total tour cost is non-refundable.
> 14 days to 07 days prior to departure of the tour 75% of the total tour cost is non-refundable.
> 07 days to 01 days prior to departure of the tour 100% of the total tour cost is non-refundable.

There will be no refund for NO SHOWS.

Any Questions - Contact us on Whatsapp

PICTURES FROM Rajasthan Photography Tour - Dec 24


Share with others