Day 1: Udaipur
In the morning arrive at the
Udaipur airport or railway station. Upon arrival, you
will be met by an Indo Vacations
representative and transferred to the hotel. 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 ranges. Rest of
the day at leisure.
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 a Museum of folk art. This museum
has a rich collection of Folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls,
folk musical instruments and paintings on display. After a break we
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
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 Palace of Udaipur
was the summer residence of the former rulers. The James bond Film Octopussy was shot here and made this palace more known in the
3: Udaipur - Ranakpur (about 93 kms / 2 hours)
Today after having breakfast we drive to
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. Evening
free for leisure.
Day 4: Ranakpur - Mount Abu (about 131 kms / 3 hours)
Today we drive from
Mount Abu. Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan
nestling in picturesque Aravali mountains. Entire hill side in Mount Abu
is covered by the mango, bamboo, eucalyptus, date-palm, silk, cotton and
lime trees. After a break in Mount Abu we visit the most famous
Jain temples. Dilwara Jain Temples were constructed between 11th and
13th centuries. In the evening we will have a walk at the focal point of
Nakki Lake. This artificial lake is ringed by hills and
overhung by the enormous Toad Rock. We will walk through the Bazaar up to
Sunset Point from here one can have the best view of the mountain. We
also enjoy the sunset as the sun gradually drowns itself in the sky
between the two mountain peaks.
Day 5: Mount Abu
- Jodhpur (about 228 kms / 5-6 hours)
In the morning 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. Jodhpur
lies on the once strategic
Gujarat trading route and the
marwaris got benefit from the passing traffic of opium, copper, silk
which was traded to China. Rest of the day at leisure.
Today 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 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 7: Jodhpur -
After having breakfast drive
airport or railway station for the onwards journey.
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Standard rooms on twin sharing basis.
Breakfast in the Hotel.
Boat ride in Udaipur.
Toll tax and parking.
Hotel transfer at all places.
Vehicle insurance included.
Petrol/Gas cost included.
of qualified local English Speaking or any other language guide
city of sight seeing.
Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo
Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an individual
vehicle (car/Jeep etc.) with driver
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