Day 1: Jodhpur
In the morning arrive at the Jodhpur airport
or railway station. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo
Vacations representative and transferred to the hotel. 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. In
the afternoon have sightseeing in Jodhpur. We will visit the
Mehrangarh Fort (majestic
fort). Mehrangarh Fort was built on a steep hill and is among the
best in India with exquisitely latticed windows within the
residential apartments. 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 2: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer (about 290 km)
After having breakfast drive to Jaisalmer.
Jaisalmer's crenellated golden sandstone walls and its narrow
streets lined with exquisitely carved buildings makes this city
unique. Jaisalmer is famous for its carved havellis (grand
mansions). In medieval times, its prosperity was due to its location
on the main trade route which links India to Egypt, Arabia, Africa
and the West. Jaisalmer is a marvel of beautiful culture and this
city remains one of the most exotic city not only in Rajasthan but
in the whole of India.
Some of the visitors called this city “a living museum”. Arrive in
Jaisalmer in the evening. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 3: Jaisalmer
Today we have a walk through the old city and visit the Fort and
temple. In the afternoon we drive around 40 km. away
from Jaisalmer to Sam
we enjoy the sunset before we drive back to Jaisalmer.
Day 4: Jaisalmer - Bikaner (about 330 km)
After breakfast drive to Bikaner.
In Bikaner today we visit the Junagarh Fort (1571-1611
AD) constructed of red sandstone and marble with kiosks and
balconies embellishing the structure at intervals. This imposing
fort and its palaces will be an unforgettable experience for us.
Day 5: Bikaner - Jaipur (about 330 kms)
we drive to
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. Arrival in Jaipur and transfer to
the hotel. 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 6: Jaipur - Pushkar (about 143 kms)
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 late afternoon after the sightseeing of jaipur we drive
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.
Day 7: Pushkar - Udaipur (about 286 kms)
the morning after having breakfast we visit the God
Brahma temple and
Pushkar Lake. After sightseeing of Pushkar we drive
Udaipur also known as the city of sunrise. Udaipur is
called the romantic city of Rajasthan. A city built around
shimmering, clear, blue water lakes which reflect the green hills of
ranges. Arrival in
Udaipur and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the time free for leisure
at the hotel.
Day 8: 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 9: Udaipur
After having breakfast drive to railway station for the onwards
of our Services)
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.
Camel Ride in Jaisalmer, Elephant ride in Jaipur and Boat Ride in
Camera Fees (Still or Movie).
Any Flight Charges and 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
Vehicle to be used
Air Conditioned Tata Indigo Car
Conditioned Toyota Innova Car
Air Conditioned Tempo Traveler
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