Jaipur, Pushkar, Jodhpur and Udaipur are the jewels of Rajasthan.
Jaipur is one of the most famous tourist destination and forms one
part of the Indian Golden Triangle. Pushkar is the ancient and
important pilgrimage city for Hindus. Jodhpur is the second largest
city of Rajasthan and famous for its forts and palaces. Udaipur, the
city of lakes is also known as "Venice of East". It is famous for
lakes, palaces as well as the lake palaces. Jewels of Rajasthan Tour
covers 7 days and 6 nights. You can take this tour from October to
Day 1: Jaipur
the morning arrive at the Jaipur airport
station. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations
representative and transferred to the hotel.
This city owes its name, foundations
and careful planning to the great warrior and astronomer, Maharaja
Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur is the capital of
famous for its handicrafts and
precious and semiprecious stones. Evening free for leisure at the
Day 2: Jaipur
After breakfast we drive to the ancient capital of Amber,
laying 11 km. away from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient capital of
Kachhawaha dynasty for 6 centuries before it was moved to newly
created Jaipur. We will ascend to the Palace Fortress on the back of
an Elephant. Enroute to Amber we will visit the Hawa
of the Winds), built in 1799 AD, it contains 953 small casements
with each having its own balcony. The windows enabled cool air to
circulate and the ladies to watch processions below without being
seen. In the afternoon we visit the City
Palace that is still the formal residence of the royal family, built
in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal architecture.
In the museum of the City
visit the private collection of the Jaipur Maharajas. We continue to
a stone observatory, and the largest of Jai Singh's five remarkable
observatories. Its complex instruments reveal us the secrets of
medieval Indian astronomy. Later we have a walk through the
colourful Bazaar of Jaipur and visit a factory to see the famous
block printing work being done since centuries in Jaipur. In the
evening we drive through the new city of Jaipur and visit "Laxmi
a Hindu temple made out of white marble. We might have an
opportunity here to observe a prayer ceremony.
Day 3: Jaipur - Pushkar (about 145 km / 3 hours)
In the morning after having breakfast we drive to Pushkar,
an ancient religious town. Pushkar is one of the most religious
places for Hindus.
The only temple of God Brahma is in Pushkar thus making Pushkar an
important pilgrimage city for Hindus. Pushkar has become famous in
the world due to its Pushkar Festival which takes place in the month
of November when the whole of Pushkar is transformed into a
spectacular fair ground where thousands of pilgrims come to bath in
the holy water of Pushkar lake and the biggest cattle and camel
markets take place here. In Pushkar after having a small break we
visit the God
Brahma temple and
Day 4: Pushkar - Jodhpur (about 220 km / 4½
Today we leave the holy city of Pushkar and drive to Jodhpur.
Earlier Jodhpur was the capital of the princely state of Marwar
(Land of death). Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan.
Jodhpur is also known as the blue city as most of the houses of the
old city are painted blue. The old city is surrounded by a huge 10
km long wall which has 101 bastions and seven gates. Today we will
visit the Mehrangarh
fort). Mehrangarh Fort was built on a steep hill and is among the
best in India with
exquisitely latticed windows in residential apartments within. We
also visit the Jaswant
Thada, a royal cenotaph built in white marble. After the
sightseeing we have a walk through the Bazaars of Jodhpur.
Day 5: Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur (about 275
km / 5-6 hours)
In the morning after having breakfast we drive to Udaipur.
Enroute we will visit Ranakpur.
Ranakpur is known for its superbly carved marble Jain Temples. An
enormous basement of this temple covers 48,000 square feet. There
are four subsidiary shrines, twenty four pillared halls. The total
number of columns is 1444, all of which are intricately carved, no
two being alike. The Ranakpur
Jain Temples were
built during the 15th century. We have a break in Ranakpur before
proceeding further for Udaipur. Udaipur is called the romantic city
of Rajasthan. A city built around shimmering, clear, blue water
lakes which reflect the green hills of the Aravali
Day 6: Udaipur
Today we visit Udaipur, also known as the city of sunrise. We start
our sightseeing with the visit of Sahelion-Ki-Bari.
This Garden of the Maids of Honour is well laid out with extensive
lawns and shady walks. After the visit of Garden of Maids we visit
the Folk Art Museum. This museum has a rich collection of Folk
dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments
and paintings on display. After a break we visit the City
Palace, the biggest Palace in India,
where 4 generations of Maharajas added their contribution, is so
carefully planned and integrated with the original buildings that it
is difficult to believe that it was not conceived as a whole. The
museum of the palace includes the beautiful peacock mosaic and
miniature wall paintings of Indian mythology. Today we have an
opportunity to visit a traditional painting school and see the
famous miniature paintings done.
In the evening we have a Boat ride on the lake
Pichola. The famous Lake
Udaipur was the summer residence of the former rulers. The James
bond Film Octopussy was shot here and made this palace more known in
Day 7: Udaipur
After having breakfast drive to airport or railway station for the onwards
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Hotel which have been tested in the past by us and are good value of
money (subject to availability).
Inclusions in the given tour cost:
Accommodation in double room on twin sharing basis with bath
and WC as in the above mentioned / similar hotels.
Breakfast in the Hotel during the tour.
Toll Parking , DA
Arrival / Departure Assistance
Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an individual Air
Conditioned vehicle with driver
Any Kind of Personal Expenses such as Monument Tips, Laundry,
Telephone Bills and Alcoholic beverages.
Elephant Ride in Jaipur and Boat Ride in Udaipur.
Camera Fees (Still or Movie).
Any Flight Charges, Train Fare.
Additional Sightseeing or Extra usage of Vehicle other then
mentioned in the Itinerary.
Guide Charges & Entrances Charges.
Unspecified Meals etc.
Anything which is not included in the inclusions.
Package cost per person
on twin sharing basis in INR including Room, Breakfast, Transport
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Air Conditioned Tempo Traveler
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