Rajput Trails

Rajput Trails

 Day 01:  Arrive Udaipur
 Day 02:  Udaipur Sightseeing + Evening Boat Ride at Lake Pichola
 Day 03:  Udaipur to Jodhpur ( 05 Hrs Drive) Afternoon Half Day Jodhpur Sightseeing
 Day 04:  Jodhpur to Jaisalmer (05 Hrs Drive)
 Day 05:  Jaisalmer Sight Seeing + Evening Boat Ride at Lake Pichola
 Day 06:  Jaisalmer to Pushkar (07 & Half Hrs Drive)
 Day 07:  Morning Pushkar Sightseeing and Drive to Jaipur (02 & Half Hrs Drive)
 Day 08:  Full Day Jaipur Sight Seeing.
 Day 09:  Airport Departure
Day 1
Arrive Udaipur

Arrive Udaipur Airport and transfer to Hotel.

Udaipur, the ‘City of Lakes’ is the capital of the erstwhile kingdom of Mewar, one of the oldest surviving dynasties in the world and was established around 1567 A.D. The history of Mewar is showcased in the city of Udaipur, which is akin to an oasis in the desert state of Rajasthan. It is a rich and beguiling tapestry of lakeside palaces, forts, temples, havelis and gardens, reflecting the varied influences of the centuries.

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Udaipur
Day 2
Udaipur

Following buffet breakfast at the hotel.

Later you will proceed on a half day city tour. Commence your tour with a visit to the City Palace which stands on a hill on the banks of Lake Pichola, surrounded by crenulated walls. Built in 1567, it is composed of 4 major palaces and several minor palaces that form a single façade. Its main entrance is through a triple arched gate, the Tripolia, built in 1725. The gate leads to a series of courtyards, corridors and gardens. Continue to Saheliyon-ki-Bari (Garden of the maids of honour), a small ornamental garden which was a popular relaxing spot where royal ladies came for a stroll and hence the name. The garden has many fountains in its four delightful pools, chiselled kiosks and marble elephants.

Evening enjoy Boat Ride at Lake Pichola. Overnight at Udaipur.

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Udaipur
Day 3
Udaipur To Jodhpur (05 Hrs Drive)

After Breakfast drive to Jodhpur en-route visit Ranakpur Jain Temple. An exceptionally beautiful excursion through the rugged, wooded hills of Rajasthan to the Jain Temples of Ranakpur in the Aravalli Valley. Ranakpur boasts some of the most exquisite Jain temples in the country famous for their intricate friezes and sculptures. It is one of the holiest Jain sites of India. Nestled on the banks of the river Maghai and sequestered by mountains, Ranakpur’s beauty is accentuated by its seclusion. The main Chaumukha (four faced) temple was built in 1439 and is dedicated to the first Enlightened One, Adinatha Rishabdeva. An inscription in it traces its origin to the reign of Rana Kumbha. Erected on a raised platform, it is surrounded by 66 subsidiary shrines. It has 1444 beautifully carved pillars, of which no two are alike. Two Jain temples dedicated to Neminath and Parsvanath and a Sun Temple a little distance away are also noteworthy.

Continue drive to Jodhpur. Arrive Jodhpur and Check in to Hotel.

Jodhpur, also called the ‘Blue City’ located on the edge of the Thar Desert was once the capital of the former princely state of Marwar state founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha and is now the second largest city of Rajasthan. Flanked on its western side by the Mehrangarh Fort, and on the eastern side by the stately sandstone Palace of Umaid Bhawan; the monuments temples and gardens of Jodhpur depict a multi-faceted grandeur.

While the graceful palaces, forts and temples bring alive the historic grandeur; exquisite handicrafts, folk dances, music and the brightly attired people lend a romantic aura to the city. Countless festivities celebrate the rich past and culture of the princely state. The Marwar Festival held annually is one such spectacular bonanza.

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Jodhpur
Day 4
Jodhpur To Jaisalmer (05 Hrs Drive)

After Breakfast, proceed for Jodhpur sightseeing. Visit to magnificent Mehrangarh, one of Rajasthan’s finest forts, which looks down protectively over the city, from the hilltop. Still run by the Maharaja of Jodhpur, this 5 km long majestic fort on a 125 metre high hill is one of the most impressive and formidable structures. There are seven gates that lead into the fort. Inside the fort is a series of courtyards and palaces. The palace apartments with marvellously carved panels, latticed windows have evocative names such as Sukh Mahal (Pleasure Palace), Moti Mahal (Pearl Palace), the Phool Mahal (Flower Palace) and the Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors). These palaces house a fabulous collection of trappings of Indian royalty including a superb collection of palanquins, elephant howdahs (used when the Maharajas rode their elephants in processions), miniature paintings, musical instruments, costumes and furniture. The Chamunda Devi Temple, dedicated to goddess Durga, stands on the southern end of the fort.

Continue your tour to Jaswant Thada. Located a short distance from the fort, is a white marble memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. The cenotaph built in 1899 was followed by the royal crematorium and three other cenotaphs that stand nearby. There are some beautiful marble jali (lattice) work and fine views from the terrace in front of the cenotaphs.

Afternoon drive to Jaisalmer. Arrive Jaisalmer and check in to Hotel.

RISING FROM THE HEART OF THE THAR DESERT LIKE A GOLDEN MIRAGE IS THE CITY OF JAISALMER FOUNDED BY RAO JAISAL. A COMMANDING FORT ETCHED IN YELLOW SANDSTONE STANDS, WITH ALL ITS AWESOME SPLENDOUR, DOMINATING THE AMBER-HUED CITY. THE NAME JAISALMER EVOKES A VIVID PICTURE OF SHEER MAGIC AND BRILLIANCE OF THE DESERT. FAMOUS FOR THE JAISALMER FORT, PATWON-KI-HAVELI, SAND DUNES, AND IDEAL FOR CAMEL RIDES AND SAFARIS.

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Jaisalmer
Day 5
Jaisalmer

Following buffet breakfast at the hotel.

This morning proceed on a guided city tour of Jaisalmer – visit Jaisalmer Fort, the main attraction of this picturesque desert city of Rajasthan. Located on the top of the Trikuta Hill, the ramparts, bastions and the long-stretching walls of the fort dazzle gloriously during early morning and at sunset. Continue on to Jaisalmer’s most intricately carved havelis or mansions – Salim Singh ki Haveli, built around 300 year ago, this haveli belonged to Salim Singh, the Prime Minister to then Maharaja of Jaisalmer, Maharaja Rawal Gaj Singh. Yellow stone that is covered with intricate carvings, elaborate balcony and beautiful blue cupola roof characterizes Salim Singh ki Haveli; Patwon-ki-Haveli, the grandest mansion in Jaisalmer, having a ceiling supported by exquisitely carved pillars. The delicately chiselled balconies and extensive corridors and chambers of this haveli also present an impressive sight. Round off the tour with a walk through narrow cobbled street.

Return back to the hotel.

Evening enjoy Rajasthani Folk Dance and Dinner at Dunes.

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Jaisalmer
Day 6
Jaisalmer To Pushkar (07 & Half Hrs Drive)

Early buffet breakfast at the hotel.

This morning you will be driven to Pushkar. Where on arrival you will check-in at Hotel.

The holy city of Pushkar along the bank of the picturesque Pushkar Lake is an important pilgrimage spot for Hindus. Pushkar has as many as 400 temples and 52 ghats and the only temple in the country that is dedicated to Brahama. While Pushkar is a haven for the religiously inclined, it is also the venue of one of the country’s most colourful cattle fairs – the Pushkar Fair.

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Pushkar
Day 7
Pushkar To Jaipur (02 & Half Hrs Drive)

Morning proceed for Pushkar Sightseeing including visit to Brahma Temple, one of the major thriving temple of Brahma, in Pushkar can be identified by it red spire and by the image of Hans (the swan considered sacred to Lord Brahma). This temple built with the marble is decorated with silver coin. Beside there is silver turtle on the floor of temple. The chaturmukhi (four faces) Brahma is idol is houseed in Garbha Griha or “Womb home” which is the sanctum sanctorum.

After Sightseeing drive to Jaipur (02 & Half Hrs Drive). Arrive Jaipur and Check in to Hotel.

The vibrant capital of Rajasthan renowned for its forts and palaces is popularly known as the ‘Pink City’ because of the pink-colour buildings in its old city. An ideal base for touring the royal state, the city has the distinction of being the third jewel of India’s “Golden Triangle”. Its main claim to fame is that it is India’s first ‘planned’ city built by the famous 18th century astronomer King Sawai Jai Singh II.

Jaipur is not only the gateway to the state; it is also the most natural place to begin a discovery of Rajasthan’s multifaceted attractions. Its beautiful buildings including the City Palace, Amer Fort and the landmark Hawa Mahal are truly worth seeing. Browsing through the markets in Jaipur, where skilled craftsmen display jewellery, paintings, carvings and colourful textiles, is an enjoyable experience for tourists.

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Jaipur
Day 8
Jaipur

Following buffet breakfast at the hotel.

In this morning drive to the ancient capital of Amer to see the fabulous Amber Fort, situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur city. Maharaja Mansingh, Mughal Emperor Akbar’s most successful General, started the construction of Amber Fort in the 17th century. Before the City Palace was constructed in Jaipur, Amber was the seat of power. The fort is surrounded by fortified battlements and overlooks the Moat Lake. Ruins and remains are spread over the Aravalli hills and sprawling crenulated walls lattice the surrounding area.

At the foot of the hill you will board jeeps to transfer you up to the main gate. Tour the chambers and hallways of the palace, famous for the excellence of its design and decoration. Within the complex is Ganesh Pol, an imposing gateway painted with the images of the elephant-headed god, Ganesh. The merging of Rajput and Mughal architectural styles is captured in the Sukh Niwas and Jas Mandir apartments, and the Charbagh garden with its perfectly proportioned landscaping. Pierced screen windows offer views from different vantage points and shimmering mirrors encrust the walls of Sheesh Mahal

Thereafter half day tour of Jaipur city visiting – City Palace, Jantar Mantar and also enjoy photo stop at the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) – a five-storied wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires. Following your visit to Amber, enjoy a tour of the Pink City, an “abode of rajahs”. The highlights of the tour include a visit to the City Palace, the former royal residence built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal styles. An overwhelming complex of exquisite palaces, gardens and courtyards, decorative art and carved doorways, the Palace also houses a museum with a superb collection of Rajasthani costumes and armoury of Mughals and Rajputs including swords of different shapes and sizes with chiselled handles. The art gallery showcases an excellent collection of miniature paintings, carpets, royal paraphernalia and rare astronomical works in Arabic, Persian, Latin and Sanskrit. Carry onwards to the awe inspiring Jantar Mantar Observatory, a stone astrological and astronomical Observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh in the 18th century.

Return back to the hotel.

Night Stay

Jaipur
Day 9
Jaipur

Following a buffet breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Jaipur Airport / Railway Station with Happy memories.

Night Stay

 Particular  Economy  Standard  Deluxe
 Double / Twin Sharing Basis  USD 462  USD  535  USD 784
 Single Supplement  USD 142  USD 262  USD 500
 Extra Bed  USD 131  USD 165  USD 346

Note:
01. Above Price is on Per Person Basis.
02. The Above price is valid up to March 2018.
03. The above price is based on minimum 02 Paying Pax

 City  Economy  Standard  Deluxe
 Udaipur  Gold Leaf, Udaipur  Mewar Garh, Udaipur  Ananta Spa & Resort
 Jodhpur  Shri Ram Empire  The Ummed  ITC Welcome Hotel
 Jaisalmer  Lalgarh Fort, Jaisalmer  Fort Rajwada, Jaisalmer  Surya Mahal, Jaisalmer
 Pushkar  New Park Pushkar  Hotel Bhanwar Singh Palace  Ananta Spa & Resort
  • Accommodation on Bed and Breakfast Basis in Standard Category of the Room.
  • Transportation by 01 Ac Toyota Etios.
  • Driver Allowance, Toll, Parking, Fuel Expenses, Inter State Taxes etc.
  • English speaking guide in respective cities as per itinerary.
  • Assistance on arrival / departure at Airport / Railway Station.
  • 01 Bottle Mineral Water Per Person / Per Day basis in vehicle.
  • Sound & Light Show at Amer Fort, Jaipur.
  • Folk Dance at Bagor Ki Haveli, Udaipur
  • Boat Ride at Lake Pichola, Udaipur.
  • All Hotel Accommodation is subject to availability for the category of the room at the time of booking.
  • We reserve the right to shuffle your itinerary as per the availability of the Hotels at the time of booking. If we are unable to provide the hotels mentioned, we will provide similar standard of Hotels.
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  • The Price is not included any air Fare, Medical / Travel Insurance, Personal expenses etc.
  • GST will be charged extra on entire billing.