Highlights of Rajasthan
Plan a trip to the Royal Land of Rajasthan. Start your tour with the capital of Rajasthan Jaipur - popularly known as the “Pink City” as the Pink sandstone was used to construct the buildings in the old walled city. The architect who formalised the city’s plans on the Shilpa Shastra, the epic Hindu treatise on architecture, mixed it with the sublimity of the Mughal and Jain influences of those times. The city was painted pink in 1853 in honour of the visit by Prince Albert. Except for the busy traffic of bicycles, cars, and buses, little seems to have changed. Jaipur is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Once you arrive at Jaipur, one of our representatives will receive and assist for your smooth check in at the hotel. Relax for the rest of the day and you can opt for exploring the area around at your own pace.Overnight stay in Jaipur
This day, you will be on a full day city tour of Jaipur, the Pink City listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Start your visit with Amber Fort, the old fort of the Kachwaha clan of Amber. The entire fort is built with white marble and red sandstone with Maote Lake as the beautiful backdrop. The sprawling complex of courtyards and huge halls can be explored with a well informed guide who can take you deep into the history.
Later, proceed to visit City Palace, an overwhelming complex of exquisite palaces, gardens and courtyards, decorative art and carved doorways. After visiting City Palace, proceed to Jantar Mantar, the astronomical Observatory. Jaipur is a shopper’s paradise. Most of the bazaars are in an old city with a wide range of things to buy, from jewellery (precious and semi-precious stones and handcrafted silver) to textiles to handicrafts and antiques.Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Post breakfast, check out from the hotel and start your drive to Jodhpur. En-route you will be stopping at Ajmer and Pushkar. Ajmer is dominated by Taragarh Fort. Ajmer is a major Islam Pilgrim center frequented by worshippers in Islam. Ajmer has some superb examples of early Muslim architecture and a lively bazaar and is located conveniently close to Pushkar. Visit the Dargah (tomb) of Khwaja Moin-ud-din Chishti and the Ana Sagar Lake.
Later drive to Pushkar; at its heart is one of India’s most sacred lakes. There are 52 ghats around the lake, and numerous temples. The Brahma temple, especially, attracts pilgrims all year around. Apart from its religious significance, Pushkar is known for its Cattle and Camel fair held every year in the month of Kartik, attracting thousands of visitors and merchants.
Resume your drive to Jodhpur. Reach Jodhpur and check into the hotel. An oasis in the arid Thar Desert, Jodhpur is the second largest city in the state of Rajasthan. Jodhpur is popular among the tourists for magnificent Forts and palaces, temples and havelis, culture and tradition, spices and fabrics, colour and texture,Overnight stay is at Jodhpur
Post breakfast, check out from the hotel and start for the sightseeing tour of Jodhpur. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill. The palace houses Sukh Mahal, Phool Mahal, and Sheesh Mahal speak about the glorious past. Visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II built in 1899. Also visit Sardar Bazaar and Clock Tower markets with tiny shops dot the narrow lanes replete with woodcarvings, wrought iron, lacquer work, silver and ivory ornamentation and leather handicrafts.
Later continue to drive to Udaipur. After breakfast drive to Udaipur; arrive Udaipur and transfer to your hotel. Set on the shores of Lake Pichola and surrounded by hills, Udaipur grew in complete contrast to the harsh deserts of the rest of Rajasthan. This fairy – tale city, with its marble palaces and lakes surrounded by a ring of hills, is dominated by massive City Palace, which overlooks Lake Pichola with its romantic island palaces. Picturesque havelis, ghats, and temples line the lake front, with the lively bazaars of the old walled city stretching behind them.Overnight stay in Udaipur
This day you will be on a Full day sightseeing tour of Udaipur. Start with City Palace and Museum. Also visit Jagdish Temple. Go around the Fatejhsagar Lake. Later, visit the Bharathiya Lok Kala Mandir or the Folk Art Museum.
Relalx and later in the evening, take a boat ride (on direct payment) on the wide Lake Pichola. Visit the Jag Mandir Island with its exquisite Gul Mahal Pavilion.Overnight stay in Udaipur.
Post breakfast, check out from the hotel and based on your departure schedule, you will be assisted to board your train or flight back to your homeland.Tour Ends with Wonderful Memories !