Best Of Rajasthan
Tour Duration : 8 Nights / 9 Days
Tour Destination : Jaipur - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Udaipur
Best tour package to see the amazing beauty of Rajasthan.
Day 1: Arrive Jaipur
Arrival at Jaipur and transfer to your hotel. Jaipur, widely known as the 'Pink City, was founded in 1727 A.D by one of the greatest ruler Jai Singh II. Jaipur is surrounded by hills on three sides, crowned by formidable forts and majestic palaces, mansions and gardens. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2: Jaipur Sightseeing
Morning: enjoy your breakfast at the hotel; later proceed for the excursion to Amber Fort, here you will enjoy the Elephant Ride to reach atop of the palace. (Subject to availability Inside the Fort visit the Hall of Victory or Jag Mandir - is the famed Sheesh Mahal- a room with all the four walls and ceiling completely embedded with glittering mirror pieces. Continue your journey: with the city tour of Jaipur- visiting Maharaja's City Palace, the former Royal residence. One of the major attractions in the museum is the portion known as Armory Museum. Later visit the Jantar Mantar, which is the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in the world, having 17 large instruments, many of them still in working condition. During the tour you will also have a brief photography stop at Hawa Mahal - the Palace of Winds. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3: Jaipur - Ajmer - Pushkar - Jodhpur
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and proceed and drive to Jodhpur. En route, visit Pushkar and Ajmer. The Persian saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, who came with Muhammad Ghori from Persia in 1192 settled in Ajmer. Thus the place where he was buried is today known as the Dargah Sharif. Construction of the shrine was completed by Humayun and the gates were added by the Nizam of Hyderabad. Leave for a visit to Pushkar. Pushkar is right on the edge of the desert and is only 11 km from Ajmer but separated from it by Nag Pahar, the snake mountain. For Hindus, Pushkar is a very important pilgrimage centre and you'll see plenty of Sadhus (individuals on a spiritual search). Pushkar boasts temples, the most famous is the Brahma Temple, said to be one of the few temples in the world dedicated to this deity... After lunch drive to Jodhpur. Jodhpur - An oasis in the arid Thar Desert, Jodhpur is the second largest city in the state of Rajasthan. Representing this colorful city with shades of blue, Jodhpur has a history that is rich and a present that beckons strongly to the discerning tourist. Forts and palaces, temples and havelis, culture and tradition, spices and fabrics, color and texture, Jodhpur has them all and in plenty. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 4: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and proceed and drive to Jaisalmer. Unlike any other city, this desert fortress is one of Rajasthan's most exotic and unusual towns. Jaisalmer, an important ancient trading centre because of its strategic location on the camel trade routes, is often described as the 'golden city'. The havelis, built by merchants of the 19th century, are exquisitely carved from golden-yellow sandstone and are still in a beautiful condition. The annual desert festival takes place in January and February each year and is a riot of color and activity. Jaisalmer is also famous for its embroidery, Rajasthani mirror work, rugs, blankets, antique, and stonework and camel safaris into the barren sand-dune desert. Afternoon is free to walk around in the colorful and bustling bazaars. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 5: Jaisalmer Sightseeing
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and proceed and drive to Jaisalmer. Visit the famous Havelis (mansions) known for their frescoes. The most elaborate and magnificent of all the Jaisalmer havelis is the Patwaon Ki Haveli. Five Jain brothers built the Haveli between 1800 and 1860. Built in 1156 by the Bhatti ruler, Jaisal, THE FORT here stands atop the 80 m high Trikuta hill. 3 walls and features 99 bastions surround the fort. In the evening, proceed for the excursion to Sam Sand dunes. Located at a distance of 42 kilometers from Jaisalmer, Sam Sand Dunes is the closest point to witness the total sandy desert. You can also see the patterns and motifs created by the shifting sands and air. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 6: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and proceed and drive to Jodhpur. The 15th century city of Jodhpur, stands at the edge of Thar Desert and is the largest city in Rajasthan after Jaipur. The city is totally dominated by a massive fort sprawled across 125- meter high hill known as Meherangarh Fort, founded by Rao Jodha in 15th century. Also Jodhpur is popularly known as the 'Blue City' because of the beautiful houses painted with indigo color mostly belonging to the Brahmin caste. You can get a magnificent view of this Blue city from the ramparts of the Meherangarh Fort. Visit the Meherangarh Fort, which was impregnable for the rocky base which is on. Also visit Jaswant Thada, the white marble memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II built in 1899. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 7: Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and proceed and drive to Udaipur. You'll drive through valleys in the remote and peaceful Aravalli Range to Udaipur. En route you will visit the Ranakpur Jain Temple. The Ranakpur Jain temples are hidden in the dense forests of the Aravalli hills in a peaceful setting and are one of the five holy Jain pilgrimages. (Temple opens only at 1200 Hrs. Leather belts, footwear, bare legs and black clothing not allowed). We'll continue driving south, Udaipur, the 'City of Sunrise'. On the banks of the shimmering lake Pichola, is one of the most romantic cities of Rajasthan. Udaipur Founded in 1568 A.D by Maharana Udai Singh, the city is a harmonious Indian blend of whitewashed buildings, marble palaces, lakeside gardens, temples and Havelis. In the evening you will enjoy leisure boat ride on Lake Pichola with its main attractions the beautiful stretch of water surrounding the two marvelous structures the Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir, is the life line of Udaipur city. The city palace extends along the eastern shore of the lake and you can go for a boat ride from Bansi Ghat. (Subject to water level in the lake) Overnight at Hotel.
Day 8: Udaipur Sightseeing
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and proceed and drive to Udaipur. Udaipur is also a centre of historic arts and crafts of Mewar. During a guided tour you will visit the CITY PALACE built in 1725, the grand City Palace is actually a conglomerate of eleven palaces overlooking the sprawling Lake Pichola. One of the largest, most beautiful palaces in the state of Rajasthan, it is now a museum, royal residence and a luxury hotel. Next is the visit to Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum. Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandir is home to an attractive collection of folk dresses, puppets, ornaments, dolls, masks, folk musical instruments, folk deities and paintings. The museum is the best place for those interested in puppetry. Short amusing puppet shows are staged throughout the day. Next visit to Eklingji & Nagda Temples - built in white marble with a double storied porch on the bank of Lake Bageela - 22 kms from Udaipur. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 9: Departure from Udaipur
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and proceed and drive to Airport or Railway Station.