Point of Arrival / Departure: Jaipur (JAI) / Udaipur
Destinations Covered: Jaipur-Jodhpur-Udaipur
Highlights: Amber Fort, Sheesha Mahal, Jai Mahal, Temple of Kali, Jaipur Maharaja’s City Palace, Observatory, Albert Hall and Museum, Ram Niwas Gardens, Hawa Mahal, Mehrangarh fort and Jaswant Thada, Ranakpur Jain Temples, Jagdish Temple, City Palace, Pratap Memorial, Saheliyon- Ki- Bari, Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandir, Pichola Lake and Fateh sagar.
Duration: 5 nights & 6 days
Day 1: Jaipur
On arrival at Jaipur transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Jaipur Sightseeing
Morning excursion to Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the state until 1728 to see the Sheesha Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors, Jai Mahal and the Temple of Kali. Ascend on elephant back from the hill on which the Amber Fort is situated. Afternoon city sightseeing.
Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan, was given a color of pink a century ago in honor of a visiting Prince from England, ever since it has retained the same color. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. Visit the Maharaja’s City Palace and the observatory, Albert Hall and Museum, Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds. Overnight stay at hotel.
Below pasted are some attractions in Jaipur!
Amber Fort: Amber Fort is built by the Kachhawah Rajputs as their capital from 1037 to 1728 and considered the pinnacle of Rajput architecture. The impressive room of mirrors, walls of jewel-encrusted marble, and the royal apartments offering beautiful panoramic views of the surrounding valleys. Try an Elephant ride (subject to availability of Elephant) to the top of the Palace fort and a jeep ride for descending.
Hawa Mahal: Hawa Mahal is also called ‘‘The Palace of Winds’’, a legendary building with 25-cm thick façade, dating from the 18the Century. The Hawa Mahal has 953 windows and niches so that ladies of royal family could see the procession and events of the city without being visible to the people.
Jantar Mantar observatory (1728-34): Is built by Maharajah Jai Singh II, who had great interest in astrology. Thereafter, we will visit the City Palace now houses the Royal residence and museums with collections of textiles and costumes, armory, manuscripts, paintings, and other royal treasures. Spend the night at hotel
Day 3: Jaipur to Jodhpur (330 Kms, 6-7 hours drive)
After a delicious Rajastani breakfast from the hotel, drive to Jodhpur. On arrival check in to hotel. Later go for visiting the city of Jodhpur. The wonderful Mehrangarh fort and Jaswant Thada (the royal cenotaphs of maharaja Jaswant Singh) are a few among the attractions to visit here. Overnight stay at hotel.
Jodhpur, the strong hold of the fierce Rathore clan, was founded in 1459 by Prince Jodha is also known as ”Suncity” as it enjoys sun round the year. The muscular fort of Mehrangarh towers over the city of Jodhpur is a magnificent architectural masterpiece. Major attractions such as Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal is within Mehrangargh Fort.
This Sun City is also called ‘Blue City‘ due to the blue painted Brahmin houses around the Mehrangargh Fort. The city surrounds the fort is walled with several gates. But the city has expanded beyond the wall during the past. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing Marble cenotaph built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II around 1899 and the art – deco inspired Umaid Bhawan Palace and its Museum. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 4: Jodhpur to Udaipur (270 Kms, 5-6 hours drive)
Today after breakfast travel to enjoy sightseeing drive to Udaipur via Ranakpur. The city of Ranakpur is known for its Jain Temples and it is an important Jain pilgrim center. Take a visit to Ranakpur Jain Temples. Built in the 15th Century, the architecture of Ranakpur Jain Temple complex will give you a glimpse into the rich history of ancient architecture. Proceed to Udaipur. After arrival check in at the hotel for night stay.
Ranakpur is a village in the state of Rajasthan in the West of India. It is 75 Km northwest of Udaipur. The village is famous for India’s biggest and most important Jain temple complexes made of white marble.
The Chaumukha Mandir (Four-Faced Temple), dedicated to Adinath (the first Jain tirthankar) is the main temple here. This was built in the 15th century with milky-white marble. This is an incredible feat of Jain devotion with complicated series of 29 halls, 80 domes and 1444 individually engraved pillars. Exquisitely carved halls are marvelous and offers a calming sense of space.
Two more Jain temples are also here, one dedicated to Neminath (22nd tirthankar) and other one to Parasnath (23rd tirthankar) and a nearby Sun Temple. About 1 km from the main complex is the Amba Mata Temple. Ranakpur makes a convenient stop between Jodhpur and Udaipur. 600 Sq. Km hilly & densely forested Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is also very close to Ranakpur.
Udaipur, the most romantic city of India in the heart of the Aravalli Hills is also called ”Venice of The East”. This enchanting city also named as ”City of Lakes”, has three interconnected lakes called Fateh Sagar Lake, Lake Pichhola and Swaroop Sagar Lake. Udaipur with its forts, palaces, temples, gardens, mountains and narrow lanes lined with shops in the medieval historic center, the city is a living memory of a heroic past with valor and chivalry. The founder of Udaipur was Rana Udai Singh, father of Maharana Pratap. The city is inhabited by people of the Bhil tribe. Here, people usually prefer to wear bright colored clothes.
Day 5: Udaipur Sightseeing
Udaipur is Rajasthan’s most romantic city dotted with Fairy-Tale palaces and massive forts. This city is popularly named as ‘city of Lakes’, beckons people to savor its timeless beauty. Attractions in Udaipur includes Jagdish Temple, City Palace, Pratap Memorial, Saheliyon- Ki- Bari, Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandir, Pichola Lake and Fateh sagar. After sightseeing tour of Udaipur return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6: Udaipur
After breakfast get transferred to airport / railway station for your onward journey.
Please note: This tour can be done like Udaipur-Jodhpur-Jaipur also.
- Arrival transfer to the hotel,
- 5 nights’ accommodation with daily breakfast,
- Sightseeing in each city and as per the itinerary,
- All intercity transfers,
- Departure transfer to airport/ railway station.
Price as per request