Desert And Culture Of Rajasthan

Desert And Culture Of Rajasthan

Desert And Culture Of Rajasthan

Overview

Back to the land of wonders 10 Days – 09 Nights Jaipur – Pushkar – Osian – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Udaipur

Itinerary

Day 1 :-  Jaipur, India

Arrive Jaipur

Ahead landing by Jaipur Airport,  you'll be welcomed with our visit delegates. They'll take you to your accommodation. Check in at the accomodation.

Your important travel documents and a review of the tour will  be given. After comfortable check in at the hotel, make the most of your opportunity for the sake of entertainment exercises. Unwind in the inn and appreciate Indian climate.

JAIPUR –  The city of Jaipur or the Pink City as it is called was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II on 18th November 1727. It is believed to be the first planned city of India. Since it was painted Pink all over in honor of Prince Albert of British Royalty, it gets the name of the pink city.

Overnight at Jaipur (No Meal)

Day 2 :-  Jaipur, India

Jaipur Sightseeing

Breakfast in the hotel

In early morning we will begin with Amber City Fort; the capital of Kachwaha for around six hundred years before the city of Jaipur was founded. Enjoy your visit with a royal experience of Elephant ride. In the Fort complex enjoy Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khas.

After our visit to Amber Fort, we’ll drive back to the Pink City. En-route a short photo-shoot in-front the Jal Mahal, a small palace set in the middle of Man Sagar Lake.

Next stop in the pink city be City Palace, standing proud, occupying almost a seventh of the city. The Palace is in the heart of the city. In the City Palace, visit Mubarak Mahal, Clock Tower and City Palace Museum.

Afterwards we’ll head towards the enormous sundial, the Jantar Mantar Observatory, built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in 18th century. The sundial still shows the accurate time and constellation movements.

Up next will be Hawa Mahal, ‘Palace of Winds’ a semi-octagonal five storeyed  building with 152 windows. It was built in 1799 AD by Maharaja Pratap Singh so that the royal ladies could enjoy processions and other royal activities on the street.

Optional Activities –

Ø Visit to Chokhi Dhani Village (an ethnic village)

Ø Shopping – Jewellery, Textiles, Handloom & Handicrafts

Ø Other attractions – Birla Temple, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Albert Hall

 

Overnight at Jaipur (Breakfast)

Day 3 :-  Pushkar, India

Jaipur – Pushkar (180 kms drive)

After breakfast checkout from the hotel and drive to Pushkar.

PUSHKAR – Folklores say the Pushkar lake emerged at the spot where Lord Brahma dropped a Lotus flower. A beautiful temple stands along the banks of lake. Nag Pahaad or the snake mountain forms a natural boundary between Ajmer and Pushkar.   Colorful cattle fair in October-November month attract visitors from around the globe.

Pushkar Sightseeing

Start your journey in Pushkar and visit Savitri Temple. Proceed to a guided tour in Pushkar visiting the temple dedicated to Goddess Savitri, the first wife of Lord Brahma, the Savitri Temple. Also visit to the Man Mahal; built by Maharaja Man Singh I of Amber is now converted into a hotel. Later visit to lone temple dedicated to Lord Brahma in India, the Lord Brahma’s Temple.

 

Overnight at Pushkar (Breakfast)

Day 4 :-  Osian, India

Pushkar – Osian/Khimsar/Manvar (210 kms drive)

Breakfast in the hotel

Check-out from the hotel and drive to the Osian. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel/Camp.

Osian - A desert city located at the center of Rajathan. Osian is famous as home to the cluster of ruined Brahmanical and Jain temples dating from the 8th to 11th centuries. The city was a major religious centre of the kingdom of Marwar during the Gurjara Pratihara dynasty Of the 18 shrines in the group, the Surya or Sun Temple and the later Kali temple, Sachiya Mata Temple and the main Jain temple dedicated to Mahavira stands out in their grace and architecture.

Evening; jeep safari to the village to witness the local people’s daily lifestyle.

Overnight at Osian/Khimsar/Manvar (Breakfast)

Day 5 :-  Jaisalmer, India

Osian/Khimsar/Manvar – Jaisalmer (240 kms drive)

After breakfast check-out and start your journey to Jaisalmer. Check in at the accomodation here. Relax and wander around to enjoy the place.

JAISALMER – Hardly some other city can stand the grandness of this Museum City. Established by Rao Jaisal in 1156 AD the city is situated in the core of Thar Desert. At the point when the sun sets each night, Jaisalmer is changed into an enchantment kingdom – the Sonar Kila.

Night halt at Jaisalmer (Breakfast)

Day 6 :-  Jaisalmer, India

Jaisalmer Sightseeing

Breakfast in the hotel

Sightseeing –

After breakfast , continue for a guided visit in Jaisalmer going to The Fort, that houses the whole township inside it. The Golden toned fort is a sentinel to the somber desertscape from its 80 meter high roost on the hill. With the Fort, there are some lovely Havelis, Jain Temples, and five interconnected royal residences.

Later we will visit Patwon-ki Haveli, the most detailed and glorious of all the Jaisalmer Havelis. After the visit invest some energy at Manak Chowk and Havelis, a shopaholic's destination to get some  souvenirs.

In Evening, we will leave for an outing to Sand Dunes to appreciate the delightful nightfall and camel ride in the Thar Desert.

Optional Activities –

Ø Folk Dance & Dinner at Sand Dunes

Ø Shopping – Hand-woven Blankets, Traditional Rugs, Rajasthani Shawls, Silver Jewellery, Embroidered articles

Ø Other attractions – Gadisar Lake, Tazia Tower, Salim Singh ki Haveli, Jain Temples, Nathmalji ki Haveli

Overnight at Jaisalmer (Breakfast)

Day 7 :-  Jodhpur, India

Jaisalmer – Jodhpur ((280 kms. Drive)

Breakfast in the hotel

Check-out from the lodging and drive to Jodhpur. Check in at the hotel and freshen up and later continue for a guided voyage through Jodhpur city.

JODHPUR – The home of Rathores, Rao Jodha established Jodhpur in 1459AD. The city is at the foot of a hillock guarded by the eight entryways looking in different ways.

Jodhpur Sightseeing

Continue for a guided visit to Jodhpur city going to the soaring 125 mt over the fields The Mehrangarh Fort. The fort has four entryways drawing closer by a winding street. Inside the fort there are couple of grand royal residence named Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sheesh Maahal, Sileh Mahal and Daulat Khana. Later we will visit to Jaswant Thada; a regal cenotaph in white marble worked in 1899AD in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II.

Optional Activities –

Ø Shopping – Handicrafts, White metal Curios, Silverware, Quilts, Tie & Dye fabrics, Leather goods, Paintings

Ø Other attractions – Umaid Bhawan Palace, Girdikot & Sardar Market, Government Museum, Balsamand Lake

Overnight at Jodhpur (Breakfast)

 

Day 8 :-  Udaipur, India

Jodhpur – Udaipur via Ranakpur (260 kms drive)

Breakfast in the hotel. Check-out from the hotel and drive to Udaipur. En-route visit to Ranakpur Jain Temples.

RANAKPUR – One of the five holy centers of the Jain community, Ranakpur Temple is built in 15th century. Spread over 48000 sq ft, the temple is an outstanding creation with 29 halls and 1444 pillars all distinctly carved.

Further continue to Udaipur. Upon arrival check-in to the hotel and rest of the day free at leisure for own activities.

Overnight at Udaipur (Breakfast)

Day 9 :-  Udaipur, India

Udaipur Sightseeing

Breakfast in the hotel

Sightseeing –

After a leisurely breakfast, we will leave for a guided tour of the city visiting City Palace; a beautiful white structure building is the largest palace complex of Rajasthan state. The Palace is surrounded by crenallated walls towering over the lake. Later we will visit Saheliyon ki Bari, the Garden of Maids bordering the embankment of the Fatheh Sagar Lake. Next we will visit to the Jagdish Temple, dedicated to Lords Vishnu the temple was built by Maharaja Jagat Singh I in 1651 AD.

In the evening, enjoy the relaxing boat ride on Lake Pichhola, the beautiful lake amidst the hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats, and embankments has two island palaces Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir.

Optional Activities –

Ø Sound & Light show at City Palace

Ø Shopping – Paintings, Handloom and Jewellery

Ø Other attractions – Jag Mandir, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal, Bagore ki Haveli, Pratap Memorial, Sajjan Garh, Shilpgram, Eklingji Temple, Nagla, Haldihghati, Nathdwara, Jaisamand

Overnight at Udaipur (Breakfast)

 

Day 10 :-  Udaipur, India

Udaipur – Departure

Breakfast in the hotel

On time, transfer to Udaipur airport to board the flight to onward journey.

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Tour Cost & Hotel
Adult (Single) Adult (Twin) Adult (Triple) Child With Bed Child Without Bed Start Date (D/M/Y) End Date (D/M/Y)
NA NA NA NA NA 06/07/2019 31/12/2019
Tour Policy & Term

Validity Period – Valid till 31 Dec 2019 Ø No rooms are booked as of now. Confirmed availability status will be updated once processing the reservation to the hotel. Similar hotels will be suggested in case of any unavailability of the rooms in the given hotels. Early reservation is requested to avoid any last minute disappointments. Ø Check-in & Checkout timing in the hotel is 12 noon. Early check-in & late check-out is subject to availability.

Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days Ex: Delhi

Udaipur - Pushkar - Jodhpur - Jaipur - Delhi - Agra


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