Rajasthan The Land of Maharajas, This destination attracts tourists for its historical forts, palaces, art and culture. Endowed with natural beauty and a great royal history, Forts and Palaces of Jaipur, Lakes of Udaipur, and Desert of Jodhpur & Jaisalmer are among the most preferred places to visit. Folklore of heroism and romance resound from the formidable monuments that majestically stand to tell the tale of a bygone era. The magic of vibrant Rajasthan – its rich heritage, colourful culture, exciting desert safaris, shining sand-dunes, amazing variety lush forests and varied wildlife – makes it a destination nonpareil. It is an incredible destination for the traveller – take a safari on horses, camels, elephants or even in jeeps, with the Aravalis – India’s oldest mountain range as the backdrop. Feast your eyes on spectacular sand-dunes, take the tiger trail, or just watch the birds in the wetlands. You can also choose to pamper yourself in the lavish heritage properties. Thar Desert also known as the Great Indian Desert is a large, arid region in the north-western part of the Indian subcontinent and forms a natural boundary running along the border between India and Pakistan. With an area of more than 200,000 km2 (77,000 sq mi), within the Indian state of Rajasthan, covering the districts of Jaisalmer, Barmer, Bikaner and Jodhpur.
|Tour||02 NIGHTS JAIPUR / 01 NIGHT AJMER / 02 NIGHTS JODHPUR / 02 NIGHTS JAISALMER|
|Sightseeing||Rajasthan, Jaipur, Hawa Mahal, Albert Hall Museum, The Amber Fort, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer|
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|Key Note||Sightseeing / Visits subject to suitable weather / traffic conditions & Permission from local Authorities|
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Day 01: JAIPUR
Arrival at Jaipur Airport, Assistance upon arrival, transfer to hotel / resort, get freshen up and
move for Jaipur City Tour, Jaipur has renowned as ‘Pink City’
Jaipur, bustling capital city of Indian state Rajasthan and a business centre with all the trappings of a modern metropolis but yet flavoured strongly with an age-old charm that never fails to surprise a traveller. Jaipur painted in Pink can grip any visitor with admiration. Stunning backdrop of Ancient Forts, Mahals (Palaces) all around, Jaipur is named after its founder; Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh (Ruled 1688 to 1744)
Day 02: JAIPUR
After Breakfast move for Sightseeing / Visit in Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur located in the heart of the walled city, the City Palace Complex gives you an idea about the farsightedness of the founder of Jaipur Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh. He left behind a legacy of some of the most imposing and magnificent architecture in the city, City Palace is a blend of Mughal and Rajput Architecture.
UNESCO World Heritage site – The Jantar Mantar
In Jaipur is an astronomical observation site built in the early 18th century. It includes a set of some 20 main fixed instruments. They are monumental examples in masonry of known instruments but which in many cases have specific characteristics of their own. Designed for the observation of astronomical positions with the naked eye, they embody several architectural and instrumental innovations. This is the most significant, most comprehensive, and the best preserved of India’s historic observatories. It is an expression of the astronomical skills and cosmological concepts of the court of a scholarly prince at the end of the Mughal period.
Hawa Mahal (Wind Place) The poet king Sawai Pratap Singh built this palace of winds. This is easily the most well-known landmarks of Jaipur and is also its icon. Located in the City Palace complex, it is best viewed from the road outside. This five-storey building overlooking the busy Market street is a fascinating example of Rajput Architecture and Artistry with its delicately honeycombed 953 pink sandstone windows known as ‘Jharo Khas’.
Albert Hall Museum consist of Indo saracenic type of architecture and is designed same as the Victoria and Albert museum which is located in London. The building and the assortment beholds the beauty of the site along with the pillars. The courtyards and the arches of the museum are worth seeing. This Albert museum was created in the 19th century, this museum amazingly houses 19,000 historic objects and has various collections like metal ware, ivory work, lacquer work, jewelry, textiles, pottery carved wooden objects, arms and weapons, clay models , sculptures, educational, scientific and zoological objects, tribal costumes, ceramics, oil and miniature paintings, inlay work, musical instruments, clocks and marble statues. The museum was designed in the year 1876 by Colonel Sir Swinton just to greet King Edward VII as Prince of Wales on his visit to India
UNESCO World Heritage site – The Amber Fort,
Set in picturesque and rugged hills is a fascinating blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. Constructed by Raja Man Singh I in 1592 and completed by Mirja Raja Jai Singh the fort was made in red sand stone and white marble. The rugged forbidding exterior belies an inner paradise with a beautiful fusion of art and architecture. Amber is the classic and romantic fort-palace with a magnificent aura. The interior wall of the palace depicts expressive painting scenes with carvings, precious stones and mirror settings provides breathtaking vista
Evening timings we will take you to Chokhi Dhani Village has been the mirror of Rajasthani culture. Spread over 10 acres of beautifully landscaped area for a rustic look, it is dotted with platforms where different folk artists perform concurrently. A village fair is created every evening as an ongoing celebration of the rich & vibrant cultural heritage of Rajasthan. Started as part of ambiance for a restaurant, over the years it has evolved as a tasteful and authentic symbol of ethnic village life of this most colourful state in the country.
Day 03 : JAIPUR – AJMER
After Breakfast drive to Ajmer – Arrival at Pushkar and transfer to hotel / resort, get freshen up and Visit at Dargah Shrine of Hazrat Moinuddin Chishti
Ajmer the Holy city, popular for shrine of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, Hazrat Moinuddin Chishti Also known as Shrine of Hazrat Khwaja Gharīb Nawāz “Benefactor of the Poor”, he is the most famous saint of the Chishti Order of Sufism of the Indian subcontinent. Hazrat Moinuddin Chishti introduced and established the order in the subcontinent. The initial spiritual chain or silsila of the Chishti order in India, comprising Hazrat Moinuddin Chishti, Hazrat Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki, Hazrat Fariduddin Ganjshakar and Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya, each successive person being the disciple of the previous, constitutes the great Sufi saints of Indian history. Hazrat Moinuddin Chishti visited the seminaries of Samarkand and Bukhara and acquired religious learning from the eminent scholars of his age. He visited nearly all the great centers of Muslim culture, and acquainted himself with almost every important trend in Muslim religious life in the middle Ages. He became a disciple of the Chishti saint Hazrat Usman Harooni. They travelled the Middle East extensively together, including visits to Mecca and Medina. Hazrat Moinuddin Chishti reached Ajmer along with Mu’izz al-Din Muhammad, and settled down there. In Ajmer, he attracted a substantial following, acquiring a great deal of respect amongst the residents of the city.
Day 04 : AJMER – JODHPUR
After Breakfast drive to Jodhpur – Arrival at Jodhpur, transfer to hotel / resort, get freshen up and move for Sightseeing / Visits in Jodhpur – Evening Visit at Old Jodhpur Market
Jodhpur also known as “Blue City of India” because of the blue-painted houses thriving around the Olympian Mehrangarh Fort is however, a lot more than the forts, palaces, and desert. Here, the history surpasses the boundaries of the Royal Rajputana clan and meets from Moguls to the British Raj; the fairs and festivals are as vibrant as the land is arid, showcasing the zealous spirit of the locals; and the fusion of Rajputana and Mughal architecture that manifests in the many temples locks an unbreakable spell upon its viewer, the glorious past of Jodhpur is personified through the various forts, palaces and other monuments of Blue City is Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada Fort Complex, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Balsammand Palace, Rai-ka-Bag Palace, Siddhanath Shiva Temple
Day 05 : JODHPUR
After Breakfast move for Sightseeing / Visit in Jodhpur,
Mehrangarh Fort the most magnificent fort in Jodhpur is the Mehrangarh Fort. It is situated on a 150m high hill. Rao Jodha, the then chief of Rathore clan, constructed it in 1459. There are a number of attractions within the fort like several palaces, galleries, a museum, and temples and so on.
Umaid Bhavan Palace one of the fascinating palaces of Jodhpur is the Umaid Bhavan palace. Maharaja Umaid Singh constructed it in 20th century. A part of the palace has now been converted into a hotel and museum.
Jaswant Thada Jaswant Thada lies to the left of the Mehrangarh fort complex. It is a royal cenotaph made up of white marble. It was built to commemorate Maharaja Jaswant Singh. Some rare portraits of the former rulers of Jodhpur are also displayed here.
Day 06 : JODHPUR – JAISALMER
After Breakfast drive to Jaisalmer – Arrival at Jaisalmer, transfer to hotel / resort , get freshen up and free for leisure in Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer “The Golden Desert City” is another remarkable tourist destination having its own worth with many reasons to visit, Rajput Ruler Rawal Jaisal, after whom the city finds its name, founded Jaisalmer in 1156 A.D. Jaisalmer Fort, The Beautiful Havelis which were built by wealthy merchants of Jaisalmer are yet another interesting aspect of the desert city. And you can let your eyes caress the sloping sand dunes while you ramble your way in a camel safari. The desert citadel is truly a golden fantasy in the Thar Desert,
Day 07 : JAISALMER
After Breakfast move for Sightseeing / Visits in Jaisalmer, by late afternoon move to Sam / Khuri the sand dunes adjoining village, Here one can have a Ride on Camel “The Ship of Desert” in the desert sea. Beautiful folk dancers enrich the visitor’s experience with traditional flavour of joy
The Jaisalmer fort, known as Sonar Quila or the Golden Fort rises from the sand and merges with the golden hues of the desert ambience. The setting sun in its most colourful shades gives it a fairy tale appearance. It is simply magical – as the bastions envelop a whole township that consists of the palace complex, the intricately carved havelis of rich merchants
Patwon-Ki-Haveli, A group of apartments, this is one of the largest and most elaborate of Havelis in Jaisalmer and stands in a narrow lane. It is five storeys high and is extensively carved. A part of this beautiful building is owned by the Department of Archaeology and Museum. There are remnants of some paintings on the walls inside as well as some mirror work; this has been the star attraction of Jaisalmer.
Deewan Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli, Two architect brothers built it in the 19th century. Interestingly, while one concentrated on the right, the other concentrated on the left and the result is a symphony epitomizing the side-by-side symmetry during construction. Paintings in miniature style monopolize the walls in the interior. Mighty tuskers carved out of yellow sandstone stand guard to the haveli
Day 08 : JAISALMER – JODHPUR
After Breakfast drive back to Jodhpur – Arrival at Jodhpur and transfer to Jodhpur Station / Airport as per the timings,