Incredibly Amazing Rajasthan
Tour Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days
Tour Destination : Jaipur - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Mount Abu - Udaipur - Ranthambore
Get an opportunity to visit incredibly amazing Rajasthan and get feel of Rajasthani culture.
Day 1: Arrive at 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 - Bikaner
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and proceed and drive to Bikaner. The city is renowned for the best riding camels in the world. This after noon you will visit Camel Breeding Farms; Junagarh Fort, a formidable structure encircled by a moat and having some beautiful palaces within. 30 kms south of Bikaner is the village of Deshnoke, where the famous Mata Karni Temple is situated. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 4: Bikaner - Jaisalmer
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and proceed and drive to Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer, an important ancient trading centre because of its strategic location on the camel trade routes, is often described as the 'golden city'. The fort built by Rawal Jaisal in the 12th century, stands on the 80 meter high Trikuta hill, with beautifully carved Jain temples. The annual desert festival takes place in January and February each year and is a riot of color and activity. Afternoon is free, walk around the colorful and bustling bazaars for personal exploration or shopping. Overnight stay at your 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 - Mount Abu
Enjoy your breakfast in morning at the hotel, check out and proceed and drive to Mount Abu. Youll drive through valleys in the remote and peaceful Aravalli Range to Mount Abu. The biggest draw of this charming hill town is the famous Dilwara Temples, worth a visit for their outstanding architecture, intricate white marble carvings and elegant sculptures. (Temple opens only at 1200 Hrs. Leather belts, footwear, bare legs and black clothing not allowed) 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 and they were built during the reign of the liberal and gifted monarch Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. In the assembly hall, there are two big bells weighing 108 Kg and their sound echoes in the entire complex. After lunch drive to Mount Abu. Sightseeing of Mount Abu and Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 8: Mount Abu - Udaipur
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and drive through valleys of the remote and peaceful Aravalli Range to Udaipur. We'll continue driving south, arriving Udaipur, known as the City of Sunrise. 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 9: 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 10: Udaipur - Chittorgarh - Ranthambore
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and proceed and drive to Ranthambhore, En route visit the Chittorgarh Fort which is a huge and colossal structure. The entrance to the fort is provided through seven gates with the main gate, Ram Pol (gate of Ram). Tour must include Rana Kumbha Palace, the most imposing monument in the Chittorgarh Fort. After Lunch drive to Ranthambhore. The Park covers a huge area of 400 kms of dry deciduous forest and has three lakes Rajbaug, Padam and Malik and the fort at the entrance. The town gets its name from two hill ranges, Ranas and Thambore which meet there. The main tourists' attraction here is the royal Bengal tiger. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 11: Ranthambore Sightseeing
Early morning Game Drive in Canter (Open Bus 20 Seater) into the Park where your naturalist will talk to you about the wildlife found in this Park. Ranthambhore National Park is probably the best place in the world to see wild tigers and is the only dry deciduous tiger habitat in the world. In game drive your naturalist will help you explore the park in the search of the Royal Bengal Tiger. 1000 hrs: Return to the Hotel. 1030 hrs; Breakfast 1330 hrs; Lunch 1430hrs: Evening Game Drive Evening game drive in Canter into the Park where your naturalist will talk to you about the wildlife found in this Park. And if you are lucky you will spot the tiger. 1800 hrs: Return to the Hotel. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 12: Ranthambore - Jaipur
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and proceed and drive to Jaipur and transfer to Airport or Railway Station.