Experience the Vibrant and Colorful Rajasthan with affordable price. Visit the "Pink City" - Jaipur, "The Camel Country" - Bikaner, "The Golden Fort" - Jaisalmer, "The Sun City" - Jodhpur, Mount Abu, "The City of Lakes" - Udaipur and Ranthambore National Park.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Jaipur
Arrival at Jaipur and transfer to hotel in Jaipur. Jaipur is surrounded by hills on three sides and crowned by formidable forts and majestic palaces, mansions and gardens. Jaipur is the only city in the world, which is sub-divided into nine rectangular sectors symbolizing nine divisions of universe. Also, Jaipur is the first planned city designed in accordance with 'Shilpa Shastra'- epochal treatise of Hindu architecture. Rest of the day is at leisure, free for independent activities. Overnight at hotel.
A large number of temples and other religious places reflect the spiritual value of the dynasties of the past, who built them. Many temples in Jaipur have gained heritage, ...
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Day 2: Jaipur Sightseeing
Morning enjoy your breakfast at the hotel and proceed for an excursion to Amber Fort. Here you will enjoy the Elephant Ride to reach atop of the palace (Subject to Availability and optional) this journey on embellished elephants is bound to enrich your memories with the Royal lifestyle of the Maharaja's and leave you with a truly unforgettable experience. Inside the Fort visit the Hall of Victory or Jag Mandir, the famed Sheesh Mahal - a room with all the four walls and ceiling completely embedded with glittering mirror pieces, which were specially imported from Belgium. Continue your journey with the city tour of Jaipur visiting Maharaja's City Palace, the former Royal residence, part of it is now converted into a museum. A small portion is still used by the Royal family of Jaipur. One of the major attractions of the museum is the portion known as Armoury Museum, housing an impressive array of weaponry-pistols, blunderbusses, flintlocks, swords, rifles and daggers. Later visit Jantar Mantar, which is the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in the world, having 17 large instruments, many of them are still in working condition. During the tour you will also have a brief photography stop at Hawa Mahal - the Palace of Winds.
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 To Bikaner
Enjoy your breakfast in the morning at the hotel, check out and drive to Bikaner. Bikaner which was once a major trading post between Africa, West Asia and the Far East. The arts prospered receiving the patronage of a wealthy merchant community. The city is renowned for the best riding camels in the world. This afternoon you will visit Camel Breeding Farms, Junagarh Fort, a formidable structure encircled by a moat and having some beautiful palaces within. Situated at a height of above seven hundred feet above sea level, it towers over the city and can be seen from a distance. The fort and its palaces are profusely decorated with magnificent stone carvings. 30 kms south of Bikaner is the village of Deshnoke, where the famous Mata Karni Temple is situated. The 600-year-old temple is dedicated to Karni Mata, an incarnation of Goddess Durga. The temple plays host to thousands of rats that form the major attraction here. The rats are considered sacred and worshipped accordingly. You have to be very careful while entering the inner sanctum, because it is believed that if you accidentally step on a rat, a gold replica has to be made to compensate for the lost life.
Karni Mata temple is at Deshnok, 32 kilometres from Bikaner. This is a temple of a local deity, "Karni Mata". It is believed that the "Karni Mata" used to take care of the ...
Municipal Rd, Hanuman Hatha, Bikaner - 334001
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Day 4: Bikaner To Jaisalmer
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and proceed and drive to Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer - a fairy-tale town in the Thar Desert founded about 800 years ago by Raja Jaisal. 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 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. Jaisalmer is also famous for its embroidery, Rajasthani mirror work, rugs, blankets, antique and stonework and the sand dune desert camel safaris. Afternoon is free, walk around the colorful and bustling bazaars for personal exploration or shopping.
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel and proceed for the city tour of Jaisalmer. Visit the famous Haveli (mansions) known for their frescoes. Jaisalmer's strategic position on the camel terrain route brought great wealth. The merchants grew prosperous and commissioned great Havelis or mansions, to flaunt their ever-growing status in society. Made of local golden-yellow sand stone and wood, some of the havelis are still in excellent condition. 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. Salim Singh Ki Haveli and Nathmal Ki Haveli are the other two havelis that are open to visitors. Built in 1156 by the Bhatti ruler, Jaisal, The Fort here stands atop the 80 m high Trikuta hill and 3 walls and 99 bastions surround the fort. Within the fort complex lie the beautifully carved Jain Temples. There are 7 temples in the complex. 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. Moreover, Sam Sand Dunes also provide you with an unforgettable experience of camel rides and the sunset.
Sam Sand Dunes, 42 away km from Jaisalmer, is the most popular excursion to see the total sandy bush less desert. It has a truly glorious stretch of sweeping sand dunes. Sam...
Jaislmer to Dhanana via Sam - 345001
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Day 6: Jaisalmer To Jodhpur
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and drive to Jodhpur. 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. It boasts of some of very fine reminders of its glorious past palaces, temples and other elegant monuments of architectural and historical significance. 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. It totally dominates the city and within its walls are the royal palaces, priceless jewels and a striking collection of arms. Also visit Jaswant Thada, the white marble memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II built in 1899. Also visit Sardar Bazaar and Clock Tower markets where you can see the vegetable, spice, Indian sweets, and textile and silver markets. These colorful markets with tiny shops dot the narrow lanes replete with woodcarvings, wrought iron, lacquer work, silver and ivory ornamentation and leather handicrafts. Afternoon is free to walk around in the colorful and bustling bazaars for personal exploration or shopping. Overnight at hotel.
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
Phone: 0291 254 5083
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Day 7: Jodhpur To Ranakpur To Mount Abu
Enjoy your breakfast in morning at the hotel, check out and proceed to Mount Abu. You will 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. After lunch drive to Mount Abu. Visit Dilwara Temples. Carved out of white marble, these temples are dedicated to the Jain Tirthankaras (enlightened souls). The oldest temple, the Vimal Vasahi temple, was built in 1031 AD and is dedicated to the first of the Jain Tirthankaras. Then visit Nakki Lake. Also visit Toad Rock, a uniquely-shaped rock, adds to the charm of the picturesque lake. Overnight at hotel.
Ramgarh Lake(artificial lake) almost defines the beauty of this small town, surrounded by Arawali Hill Ranges, and attracts thousands of tourist each year. The lake was one of...
Ramgarh, Gopalgarh, Rajasthan 303104
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Day 8: Mount Abu To Udaipur
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and drive through valleys of the remote and peaceful Aravalli Range to Udaipur. It is on the banks of the shimmering lake Pichola and is one of the most romantic cities of Rajasthan. Nestled among the lush hills of the Aravali, it has inevitably been dubbed the 'Venice of the East'. It is a kaleidoscope of fairy-tale palaces, lakes, temples, gardens and narrow lanes strewn with stalls, carries the flavor of the heroic past, epitomizing valor and chivalry. In the evening you will enjoy a leisure boat ride on Lake Pichola. The beautiful stretch of water surrounding the two marvelous structures the Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir is the life line of Udaipur city. The lake is surrounded by many exquisite palaces, temples, hilly terrains, bathing ghats and many gardens. 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.
The Zenana Mahal, former palace of the royal ladies, is now splendidly transformed to host regal weddings, events and musical soirees.An integral part of the The City Palace...
The queens palace,Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
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Day 9: Udaipur Sightseeing
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel and proceed for sightseeing of Udaipur. 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. Then visit Jagdish Temple built in 1651 by Maharaja Jagat Singh, is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is located in the centre of the old city. The temple has a black marble image of Lord Vishnu. Later visit Sahelion Ki Bari that is a small ornamental garden built in the honor of Royal Ladies for recreational purpose. 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. Short amusing puppet shows are staged throughout the day. In addition, the museum runs short courses in puppet making and theatre. The Udaipur trip will be followed by visit to Eklingji and Nagda Temples - built in white marble with a double storied porch on the bank of Lake Bageela. Overnight at hotel.
Nagda - Located besides Bagela Lake at a distance of 23 kms in the north-west of Udaipur on the way to Nathdwara. Nagda comprises many small and big temples, but the main ...
Day 10: Udaipur To Chittorgarh To Ranthambore
Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and proceed to Chittorgarh. 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 Ranthambore. 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 main tourists attraction here is the royal Bengal tiger. The landscape is dotted with ancient Banyan Trees and Pipal trees. The forest is typically dry deciduous type, with Dhok, being the most prominent tree. Overnight at hotel.
Early morning Game Drive in Canter (Open Bus 20 Seater) [Not included in the quote] into the Park where your naturalist will talk to you about the wildlife found in this Park. Ranthambore 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. Later return to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.