Rajasthan Tour


9 N 10 D  ( Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Jaipur – Udaipur )


TOUR ITINERARY


Day  1  : JODHPUR TO JAISALMER (6HRS.)

 Today we transfer to the desert city of Jaisalmer, Jaisalmer is a former medieval trading center and princely state in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, in the heart of the Thar Desert. Known as the "Golden City," it's distinguished by its yellow sandstone architecture. Dominating the skyline is Jaisalmer Fort, a sprawling hilltop citadel buttressed by 99 bastions. Behind its massive walls stand the ornate Maharaja's Palace and intricately carved Jain temples. check into your hotel on arrival and rest of the day is at leisure for individual activities. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2  : JAISALMER TO SAND DUNES AT SAM

 Today we proceed for Sand Dunes at Sam. Sam is located at a distance of 42 Km from Jaisalmer town. This place is a famous tourist spot of this area. There are sand Dunes here where sunset can be enjoyed. The combination of sand Dunes and camels with a sun at background gives a spectacular look. Overnight at Tent at Sand Dunes.

Day 3  : SAM DUNES (JAISALMER) TO JODHPUR (7HRS.)

 Early in the morning depart for Jodhpur by surface approx. 335 kms / 7 hrs. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Later in the afternoon, you proceed for a sightseeing of Jodhpur visiting the Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada. The evening will be at your leisure for shopping in the markets of Jodhpur. Overnight at the hotel.


Day 4  : JODHPUR LOCAL SIGHTSEEING

 Breakfast at the hotel, followed by a sightseeing tour of the erstwhile Marwar capital. From the imposing Meherangarh Fort to the delicately wrought jharokhas of the havelis, the citadel has some of the finest examples of Rajput masony.At the foot of the fort lies the Jaswant Thada, a richly carved white marble cenotaph. later Visit Umaid Bhawan Palace, located at Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India, is one of the world's largest private residences. A part of the palace is managed by Taj Hotels. Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, grandfather of the present owner Gaj Singh of the palace, this edifice has 347 rooms and serves as the principal residence of the erstwhile Jodhpur royal family. A part of the palace also houses a museum. Umaid Bhawan Palace was called Chittar Palace during its construction due to use of stones drawn from the Chittar hill where it is located. Ground for the foundations of the building was broken on 18 November 1929 by Maharaja Umaid Singh and the construction work was completed in 1943. The Palace was built to provide employment to thousands of people during the time of famine. Take an afternoon jeep safari to the picturesque Bishnoi village to experience rustic Rajasthan life. The drive through the countryside abounds with black bucks and chinkaras grazing serenely, and migratory birds dot the skies. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 5   : JODHPUR TO JAIPUR (6HRS.)

 Morning After Breakfast Jaipur, the capital of India’s Rajasthan state, evokes the royal family that once ruled the region and that, in 1727, founded what is now called the Old City, or “Pink City” for its trademark building color. At the center of its stately street grid stands the opulent, collonaded City Palace complex, which today houses several museum collections of textiles and art.Overnight at hotel.





Day 6   : JAIPUR LOCAL SIGHTSEEING + CHOKHI DHANI VISIT

 Visit to Amber Fort (11 kms from the city) built by Raja Mansingh-I in 1592. It is located high on a hill overlooking Maota Lake on the forefront and can be reached by Jeep or on the elephant back. After this visit to Jaigarh Fort (15 kms from the city). It is located 400 m higher than Amber fort and was built by Swai Jai Singh-III. One of the important feature of the fort is Cannon named “jaivana” which was then worlds largest cannon on the wheel. After this Drive past to Hawa Mahal - the palace of wind & visit to City Palace which is located in the heart of the city. It was constructed by Maharaja Sawai Mansingh-II. The most famous structure of the city palace are the Chandra Mahal, the Mubarak Mahal, Maharani’s Palace, Shri Govind Dev Temple and City Palace Museum. Nearby walk to Jantar Mantar an astronomical observatory. Evening we visit to Chokhi Dhani and have traditional food at chokhi dhani (at own cost). Later return to hotel & Overnight stay at Hotel in Jaipur.

07 FEB ( TUE ) : JAIPUR - AJMER - JAIPUR

 Today after breakfast we start our tour for Ajmer. Ajmer is venerated as a holy place for both Hindus and Muslims. It has the mausoleum of the Sufi saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, whose blessings are eagerly sought by pilgrims to his dargah. Known as the ‘Dargah Sharif', the last resting place of the saint who died in 1235 lies at the foot of a barren hill. The saint's marble domed mausoleum is India's most important shrine for Muslims and receives an endless flow of visitors of all religions as the sick, the troubled and the childless come here seeking a boon, a blessing or just peace of mind. Legend has it that the Mughal emperor, Akbar came here to the saint in the 16 th century in quest of a boon for an heir and the saint obliged. The Urs or annual pilgrimage of the devout is celebrated each May at the Dargah with millions of pilgrims arriving in Ajmer to pay homage. Lengthy queues of several kilometres snake their way past the tomb at the shrine while outside the Dargah precincts, two massive cauldrons cook sweet rice garnished with dry fruits and condiments to be served as ‘tabarukh' or sanctified food. Within the dargah lies a mosque, built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Like all of Shah Jahan's buildings, the mosque too, is an architectural marvel - a magnificent building in white marble with a long and narrow courtyard for the faithful to pray in, richly embellished with ornate calligraphic inscriptions, delicate carvings and detailed trelliswork. Everning return back to Jaipur. Overnight at Jaipur

08 FEB ( WED ) : JAIPUR TO UDAIPUR (7HRS.)

 Morning drives to Udaipur. Arrive Udaipur and check - in at hotel. Udaipur is a City of Lake you can Find the Various lake and point during your stay .Afternoon free to take a walking tour on your own through the narrow lanes and back streets of Udaipur up to the Washing Ghats at the lake Pichola. Visit one of the fine downtown restaurants for an optional dinner.

09 FEB ( THU ) : UDAIPUR LOCAL SIGHT SEEING

 After breakfast, we will visit City Palace complex and the shores of the Lake Pichola. The City Palace was built as the capital of the Sisodia Rajput family by Maharana Udai Mirza Singh in 1559 after he moved from Chittor. Situated on the east bank of the Pichola Lake, it has many palaces inside its complex. Believed to be the largest of its kind in Rajasthan, the splendid building represents a perfect combination of the Mughal and Rajasthani architectural styles. Later, we will visit the mysterious palaces and beautiful gardens. Continue our drive we will head towards the Saheliyon ki Badi, the Garden of the Maids of Honour for the Royal Ladies of Mewar. The rest of the afternoon is free for leisure or you can enjoy a boat ride on the striking Lake Pichola, sailing past the stunning City Palace, Jag Mandir Island, and the famous Jag Niwas Island. In the evening, we will transfer you to the hotel for an overnight stay.

10 FEB ( FRI ) : UDAIPUR HOTEL TO UDAIPUR AIRPORT DROP

 After breakfast we checkout from hotel and airport to board the flight back to home.



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