Set amidst the rugged Aravali Hills, Jaipur is the perfect gem in the desert located in the state of Rajasthan. Fondly known as the Pink City because of the pink coloured buildings in the old city, a Jaipur tour is a favourite amongst all those who want to experience a taste of royalty and regality.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1 - Jaipur
Welcome to Pink City : Welcome aboard! You are welcomed and picked up by our executive from the main exit of the airport/ railway station and transferred to the hotel in your private car (Our executive will be waiting outside the custom area with a placard of your name). We will have a welcome briefing covering the various aspects of the tour (ensuring that you have the best of the Indian holiday) and you will be handed over the India travel kit containing all relevant documents of your trip (air/rail tickets, hotel vouchers, transport, guide, sightseeing vouchers, writing pads with other travel related documents). Enjoy (optional) traditional Rajasthani meal for dinner at an ethnic resort in the evening or go shopping in the colorful bazars (markets) of the city.
Day 2 - Jaipur
City of Colors: Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of city including a visit to the Amber fort, which you climb on an elephant's back or by a jeep. The main attractions are the Sukh Mandir (Temple of Contentment - an aptly named pleasure chamber, cooled by a stunning water cascade) and the Sheesh Mahal (Mirror palace) here. You also stop to see some of the architectural marvels of Jaipur viz the Palace of wind, Jantar Mantar (the observatory) & the city palace complex.
Jantar Mantar built in 1728, it is one of Sawai Jai Singh's unique observatories. It has instruments that have been scientifically designed to predict the movement of the ...
Near City Palace, Tripolia Bazar, Jaipur, Rajasthan, 302002, India
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Day 3 - Jaipur > Mandawa (200 Km /4 Hrs)
Shekhawati Region : After breakfast drive to Mandawa (Shekhawati region). Check in to hotel for some rest and lunch. Later set out to explore the Shekhawati region that is famous for its frescoed havelis that belonged to the wealthy traders of the area. Overnight in the hotel.
Travel from Jaipur to Mandawa
Day 4 - Mandawa > Bikaner (220 Km / 4 Hrs)
Desert Citadel: Driving in west reach the desert citadel - "Bikaner". Tucked away in the harsh desert region of western Rajasthan lies the relatively remote city of Bikaner.
Start the day by visiting the unusual Junagarh Fort. Unusual because, unlike all the major forts of Rajasthan which are on hilltops, this one was built on the desert plains itself. The palace complex's sumptuously decorated interiors are better preserved than in almost any other region. Also visit the camel breeding farm and famous rat temple at Deshnok. Overnight at Bikaner.
The beautiful arched gateway across the road down to the tank is said to have been built by a prostitute. A scenic rain water lake with numerous beautiful shrines around. The ...
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Travel from Bikaner to Jaisalmer
Day 6 - Jaisalmer
Rolling Sand dunes :Visit one of the most exotic forts of Rajasthan, in the first half of the day, exploring it from every nook and corner and take some delightful pictures. Also see Manak Chowk and Havelis like Patwon ki Haveli. Post lunch explore the markets & then drive towards the rolling sand dunes enjoying a camel ride at sunset. Overnight at Jaisalmer.
The Sun city : Drive towards east to reach Jodhpur - Blue City. Jodhpur city was found way back in 1459. Climb up the majestic Mehrangarh fort (one of the best preserved forts with modern techniques of audio guides) and explore the various sections within. Also visit the marble cenotaph at Jaswant Thada before returning back to the hotel. Evening free to shop. Enjoy an optional dinner atop the fort.
The Jaswant Thada is an architectural marvel with intricate carvings. Famed as one of the most beautiful white marble cenotaphs, it was built in 1899 by Maharaja Sardar Singh ...
Mehrangarh Fort Road, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, 342006
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Travel from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur
Day 8 - Jodhpur > Udaipur (269 Km / 5 Hrs)
Ranakpur - Poetry on marble : Drive towards south for Udaipur. The beautiful city of lakes Udaipur is often referred to as the Venice of East and more so locally as the Kashmir of Rajasthan. En route you see the marvellous Jain temples at Ranakpur. Rest of the day at your discretion with vehicle at disposal.
One of the major attractions of Bikaner, the Jain Temple. The exquisite exteriors of the Jain Temple shine with the combination of white marble and red sandstone. Both the ...
Near Laxminath temple, Bikaner, India
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Travel from Jodhpur to Udaipur
Day 9 - Udaipur
City of Lakes : After breakfast visit the City Palace complex, which houses a museum and a hotel. One of the most fascinating parts of the palace is the Mor Chowk (Peacock courtyard), with its walls covered with a dramatic glass mosaic relief of dancing peacocks. Also visit the Jagdish temple & the garden of the maids. In the evening enjoy boat ride tour over lake Pichola with backdrop of sun set. The beautiful city of lakes Udaipur is often referred as to as the Venice of the east and more so locally as the Kashmir of the Rajasthan. Overnight in Udaipur.
Pichola Lake - An artificial fresh water lake, created in the year 1362 AD, named after the nearby Picholi village. The lake's surroundings and the several islands within the ...
Besides Udaipur City Palace,Udaipur
Day 10 - Udaipur > Pushkar (300km/ 5.5hrs)
Holy City of Rajasthan : Driving northwards reach the holy city of Rajasthan "PUSHKAR". A pilgrimage center with one of the very few temples in India dedicated to lord Brahma, the Creator. Pushkar is the venue of an annual camel fair. Here also visit the various ghats of Pushkar lake.