Highlights of Rajasthan (6N/7D)

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Tour Itinerary

DAY 1: ARRIVAL AT JAIPUR
Arrive at Jaipur Jaipur – The city holds the distinction of being the first planned city of India. Renowned globally for its coloured gems, the capital city of Rajasthan combines the allure of its ancient history with all the advantages of a metropolis. The bustling modern city is one of the three corners of the golden triangle that includes Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. The story goes that in 1876, the Prince of Wales visited India on a tour. Since the colour pink was symbolic of hospitality, Maharaja Ram Singh of Jaipur painted the entire city pink. The pink that colours the city makes for a marvellous spectacle to behold. Jaipur rises up majestically against the backdrop of the forts Nahargarh, Jaigarh and Garh Ganesh Temple. Jaipur traces back its origins to 1727 when it was established by Jai Singh II, the Raja of Amber. He shifted his capital from Amber to the new city because of the rapidly-growing population and increasing water scarcity. Noted architect Vidyadhar Bhattacharya used the established principles of Vastu Shastra to build the city. On arrival transfer to the hotel and check-in. Rest of the day is at leisure. You may enjoy Rajasthani Themed Dinner at Chokhi Dhani (entrance will be chargeable). Overnight stay at Jaipur.

Accommodation: Lemon Tree Premier Jaipur ( 4 Stars)
Address: Nirwan Marg, Bani Park, Jaipur 302016, Rajasthan

DAY 2: JAIPUR FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast proceeds for full day sightseeing of Amber Fort – Made entirely of red sandstone and white marble, visitors are left spellbound by the magnificence of the palace that utilises carvings, precious stones and mirrors, Hawa Mahal – Palace of Winds, was built in 1799 by the poet king Sawai Pratap Singh as a summer retreat for him and his family. It also served as a place where the ladies of the royal household could observe everyday life without being seen themselves, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Albert Hall Museum, Birla Temple and Jal Mahal. Evening enjoys shopping at the local market. Overnight stay at Jaipur.

DAY 3: JAIPUR – JODHPUR (336KMS/08HRS)
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur, the second-largest city in Rajasthan is popularly known as the Blue City. The name is clearly befitting as most of the architecture – forts, palaces, temples, Havelis and even houses are built in vivid shades of blue. The strapping forts that tower this magnificent city sum up to a spectacle you would not want to miss. The mammoth, imposing fortress of Mehrangarh has a landscape dominating a rocky ridge with the eight gates leading out of the fortress. The new city is located outside the structure. Jodhpur is also known for the rare breed of horses known as Marwari or Malani, which are only found here. Jodhpur marks its origin back to the year of 1459 AD. The history of this prosperous city revolves around the Rathore clan. Rao Jodha, the chief of Rathore Clan is credited with the origin of Jodhpur in India. The city is known to be built in place of the ancient capital, Mandore of the state of Manwar. Hence, the people of Jodhpur and surrounding areas are commonly known as Marwaris. Also, it is believed that the relics of Mandore can still be witnessed in the Mandore Gardens. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and overnight stay at Jodhpur.

DAY 4: JODHPUR FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast, half-day sightseeing of Jodhpur visiting Mehrangarh Fort– stands a hundred feet in splendour on a perpendicular cliff, four hundred feet above the skyline of Jodhpur. Burnished red sandstone, imposing, invincible and yet with a strange haunting beauty that beckons, Jaswant Thada Memorial, Mandore Garden and Museum. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Jodhpur.

DAY 5: JODHPUR – UDAIPUR (260KMS/05HRS)
After breakfast drive to Udaipur en route visiting Ranakpur temples. Udaipur – The City of Lakes and Palaces. Often referred to as the Venice of the East, the city of lakes Udaipur is located around azure water lakes and is hemmed in by lush green hills of Aravallis. The famous Lake Palace, located in the middle of Lake Pichola is one of the most beautiful sights of Udaipur. It is also home to Jaisamand Lake, claimed to be the second-largest man-made sweet water lake in Asia. The beautiful City Palace and Sajjangarh (Monsoon Palace) add to the architectural beauty and grandeur of the city. The city is also known for its profusion of zinc and marble. Solar observatory in Lake Fateh Sagar is the only observatory in India located on an island and has been made on the pattern of Big Bear Lake in Southern California. The ten-day Shilpgram Festival which starts from 21 Dec to 30 Dec pulls in a large number of people interested in arts and crafts. On arrival, check-in and overnight stay at Udaipur.

Accommodation: The Fern Residency Udaipur ( 4 Stars )
Address: Plot 1 Madhu Nursery Compound, Near Sewashram Flyover, Udaipur 313001, Rajasthan

DAY 6: UDAIPUR FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for Full day sightseeing of the city covering Lake Pichola, City palace – The City Palace towers over Lake Pichola. The balconies, cupolas, and towers of the palace give a wonderful view of the lake and the surrounding city, Monsoon Palace, Jagdish temple, Vintage car museum – The collection within the grounds of the Garden Hotel comprises a variety of vintage and classic vehicles like Cadillac, Chevrolet, Morris etc owned by the Maharanas of Udaipur, Saheliyon-Ki-Bari and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir. Enjoy shopping at the local market in the evening. Overnight stay in Udaipur.

DAY 7: DEPARTURE
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and Proceed to Udaipur Airport/Railway station to onward destination.

Vehicle: Toyota Etios / Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals as selected
  • Transfers for Airport / Railway station & Sightseeing on Private Basis
  • GST
  • Mentioned price is on per person basis

Exclusions

  • Any services not mentioned in the inclusion list
  • Tips of personal nature
  • Any other optional tour/trip rather than a mention in the itinerary
  • Unforeseen Eventualities

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Rates are dynamic in nature and subject to change as per the availability. No refund on any unutilized services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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