Rajashtan Tours Holiday Packages No.5
DAY WISE SCHEDULE
DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN JAIPUR
Pick up from Jaipur Airport / Railway Station. Check into the hotel, after getting freshen up proceed for sightseeing around the city.
Amber Fort:Located in Amer, fort is known for its artistic Hindu style elements. The fort overlooks Maota Lake. It is the main source of water for the Amer Palace. Constructed of red sandstone and marble, the attractive, magnificent palace is laid out on four levels, each with a courtyard. It consists of the Diwan-i-Aam, or "Hall of Public Audience", the Diwan-i-Khas, or "Hall of Private Audience".
City Palace, Jaipur: Which includes the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces and other buildings, is a palace complex in Jaipur, the capital of the Rajasthan state, India. It was the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, the head of the Kachwaha Rajput clan. The Chandra Mahal palace now houses a museum but the greatest part of it is still a royal residence. The palace complex, located northeast of the centre of the grid-patterned Jaipur city, incorporates an impressive and vast array of courtyards, gardens and buildings.
Chandra Mahal:Situated inside City Palace, Jaipur. The Mahal was built by Maharaja Jai singh II between 1729 and 1732. Palace is a seven storied with marvelous paintings and ornately decorated ceilings. Luxury, beauty and architectural brilliance.
Shri Govind Dev Ji Temple:Located in the City Palace complex. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna . It is among the 7 temples of Thakur of Vrindavan including Sri Radhavallabh ji, Shri Bankey Bihari Ji, Shri Govind Dev Ji and four others .Lord Krishna's image in the temple looks exactly like Krishna's form during his incarnation on Earth.
City Palace Museum:Also known as Pratap Museum, located inside the complex of city .Ganesh Deori which means Door of Lord Ganesha is the entrance gate located inside,it has a remaekable collection of ancient sculptures, curios, antiques and inscriptions of the bygone era.
DAY 02: IN JAIPUR
After breakfast proceed for local sightseeing:
Hawa Mahal:Also known as "Palace of Winds" or "Palace of the Breeze". Constructed of red and pink sandstone, the structure was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. The palace is on the edge of the city palace.
Jantar Mantar: Is a stone and the largest observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh. The primary purpose of the observatory was to compile astronomical tables, and to predict the times and movements of the sun, moon and planets.
Laxminarayan Temple:One of the most popular temples of Jaipur, which is also known as Birla temple which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Temple is constructed in the finest quality of white marble. In evening return to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 03:JAIPUR TO BIKANER (360 KMS)
After breakfast proceed to Bikaner. Arrival check into the hotel, after getting freshen up proceed for sightseeing:
Junagarh Fort:It is one of the few major fort which is situated in the city of Bikaner. The fort was originally named as Chintamani but later was renamed as Junagarh or �Old Fort� in the early 20th century. This fort was built in 1478 by Rao Bika who established the city of Bikaner in 1472.
Anup Mahal: One of the most impressive structures in the Junagarh fort complex is the Anup Mahal. Its elaborately decorated walls are covered in red and gold with colored glass inlay. The Anup Mahal is a multi-storied palace and was the governance chambers for the rulers. Its beautifully decorated rooms display the valuables of the royal family.
Jag Mandir: It is a palace built on an island in the Lake Pichola. It is also called the "Lake Garden Palace". The palace is located in Udaipur city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Its construction is credited to three Maharanas of the Sisodia Rajputs of Mewar kingdom. The construction of the palace was started in 1551 by Maharana Amar Singh, continued by Maharana Karan Singh (1620�1628) and finally completed by Maharana Jagat Singh I (1628�1652).
Sheesh Mahal: Situated within the compound of Mehrangarh Fort is the glass palace of Jodhpur, popularly known as Sheesh Mahal. This magnificent piece of architecture is adorned with walls of mirror work that stretch across ceilings and to the floors. It is superimposed by the mirror work of brightly painted religious figures cast in plaster. Sheesh Mahal of Jaipur is popular with the name of 'Hall of Mirrors'. Located in the Amber Palace and is an important part of Jai Mandir.
Karni Mata Temple: Temple dedicated to Karni Mata at Deshnoke. The temple is famous for the approximately 25,000 black rats that live, and are revered in the temple. It is also known as the Temple of Rats. These holy rats are called kabbas, and many people travel great distances to pay their respects. The temple draws visitors from across the country for blessings, as well as curious tourists from around the world.Check into the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 04:BIKANER TO JAISALMER
After breakfast check out from Hotel & proceed to Jaisalmer. Arrival in Jaisalmer check into the hotel after getting freshen up proceed for sightseeing.
Jaisalmer Fort:Built by Rajput ruler Rawal Jaisal in 1156 AD from whom it derives its name. The fort is also known as Sonar Quila or Golden Fort . The fort stands amidst the sandy expanse of the great Thar Desert, on Trikuta Hill. It is a World Heritage Site.
Jain Temples:Situated in the Jaisalmer Fort are a must visit site in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. You will find these temples to be very old and high pilgrimage as well as archeological value attached to them. These are a group of Jain temples dating back 12th and 15th centuries and are dedicated to various
Jain Tirthankars (Hermits). On the walls of the temples, you can find animal & human figures, carved in famous Dilwara style.
The Jaisalmer War Museum:It was conceived by Lieutenant General Bobby Mathews, AVSM, VSM, General Officer Commanding, Desert Corps and constructed by the Desert Corps of the Indian Army. It was dedicated to the Nation by Lieutenant General Ashok Singh, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, ADC, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Command, Indian Army, on 24 August 2015. The Jaisalmer War Museum is a first-of-its-kind initiative and showcases the glorious history of the Indian Army. The Museum also displays war exhibits which include vehicles and equipment captured during the course of operations in 1965 and 1971. The Jaisalmer War Museum is located 10 km short of Jaisalmer on the Jaisalmer - Jodhpur Highway.Shopping at local market (your own).
DAY 05:JAISALMER SUM SAND DUNES
In Jaisailmer we proceed further
Gadisar Lake: Excavated in 1367 by Rawal Gadsi Singh, is one of rhe most famous tourist places which is located towards the south of city. It is a scenic rainwater lake surrounded by the small temples and shrines of Amar Sagar. In evening return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Tazia Tower: Jaisalmer is one of the major tourist attractions. If you have done with the various Rajputana architectures scattered in the city, Tazia tower will come as a welcome break to you. It is situated in the excellent 'Badal Palace' complex located near Amar Sagar Gate. These were the homes of the former royal family. The Tazia tower is a 5-storied structure where each story has significance in its own.
In Evening visit Sum for Camel ride & Sand dunes with dance & music. Overnight stay at the Jaisalmer Tents.
DAY 06: JAISALMER TO JODHPUR (300 KMS)
After breakfast proceed to JODHPUR. Arrival check into the hotel, after getting freshen up proceed for sightseeing:
Temples of Mandore: Mandore is an ancient town, and was the seat of the Pratiharas of Mandavyapura, who ruled the region in the 6th century CE. The rulers of this dynasty probably became vassals of the imperial Gurjara-Pratiharas. After the disintegration of the Gurjara-Pratihara empire, one branch of Pratiharas continued to rule at Mandore. The 'Mandore gardens', with its charming collection of temples and memorials, and its high rock terraces, is another major attraction. Ravan temple is another attraction at Mandore. It is believed to be the native place of Ravan's wife Mandodari. Ravan is treated as son in law among some local Brahmins.
Ghanta Ghar: Also known as the clock tower of Rajasthan, is in the Indian city of Jodhpur.
It was built by Maharaja Sardar Singh (1880-1911) from whom the market takes it name. In fact, the tower dominates the entire scenario. It's a 70 mm cinemascope with unknown and faceless humans in the lead roles for many tourists, most of whom are filming it live.
Ghar was constructed by the Late Shri Sardar Singh Ji of Jodhpur. Beside the tower, there is the Sadar Market that is frequented by tourists on shopping spree. From this market, tourists can purchase Rajasthani textiles, clay figurines, miniature camels and elephants, marble inlay work and classic silver jewellery. You can also visit Local market. In evening return to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 07:IN JODHPUR
After breakfast check out from the hotel & proceed to Jodhpur. Arrive in Jodhpur check in at hotel in the afternoon visit.
After breakfast check out from the hotel & proceed to Jodhpur. Arrive in Jodhpur check in at hotel in the afternoon visit.
Ummaid Bhawan Palace:Umaid Bhawan Palace, located at Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India, is one of the world's largest private residences. A part of the palace is managed by Taj Hotels. Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, grandfather of the present owner Gaj Singh of the palace, this edifice has 347 rooms and serves as the principal residence of the erstwhile Jodhpur royal family. A part of the palace also houses a museum.
Moti Mahal:Moti Mahal, as the name suggests, is the Pearl Hall where the royal families held their audience. The hall is known to have glass windows and five nooks that enabled the queens to listen to the proceedings taking place in the Sringar Chowki, The Royal Throne of Jodhpur.
Mehrangarh Fort:Is one of the largest fort, located in Jodhpur. It was built by Rao Jodha around 1460, the fort is situated 125 m above the city and is enclosed by thick walls. Inside its boundaries there are several palaces known for their intricate carvings and expansive courtyards. There are seven gates, built by Maharaja Man Singh to commemorate his victories over Jaipur, Udaipur and Bikaner armies.
Jaswant Thada: It is a cenotaph located in Jodhpur. It was built by Maharaja Sarder Singh in the memory of his father Maharaja Jaswant Singh II in 1899, and serves as the cremation ground for the royal family of Marwar. In evening return to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 08: JODHPUR TO UDAIPUR (320 KMS)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Udaipur. Arrival in Udaipur check-in to the hotel. Later in the evening proceed for.
City Palace, UdaipurIt is a palace complex situated in the city of Udaipur, Rajasthan. It was built over a period of nearly 400 years, with contributions from several rulers of the Mewar dynasty. Construction began in 1553, started by Maharana Udai Singh II of the Sisodia Rajput family as he shifted his capital from the erstwhile Chittor to the new found city of Udaipur. The palace is located on the east bank of Lake Pichola and has several palaces built within its complex.
The Jagdish Temple: It is raised on a tall terrace and was completed in 1651. It attaches a double-storey Mandapa (hall) to a double-storey saandhara (with a covered ambulatory) sanctum. The mandapa has another storey tucked within its pyramidal samavarna (bellroof) while the hollow clustered spire over the sanctum contains two more, nonfunctional stories.. Shri Jagdish Temple is the most beautiful example of Hindu Iconography, consisting of three stories of hand carved stone, with a steeple nearly 79 feet high and is the largest temple of Udaipur.
Saheliyon-ki-Bari: It also means as Garden of the Maidens, it was built by Rana Sangram Singh and is a major garden and a popular tourist space. It lies in northern part of the city and has fountains and kiosks, a lotus pool and marble elephants. A small museum is also here.
Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal: It is a cultural institution based in Udaipur in Rajasthan state in India engaged in studying folk art, culture, songs and festivals of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh and to popularise and propagate folk arts, folk dances and folk literature. It was set up in 1952 by Devilal Samar. The institution has a museum that exhibits collection of folk articles from Rajasthan like rural-dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments, folk deities and paintings. There is puppet theater (Kathputli) too where puppet shows are held at regular interval.
Museum of folk art: Famous for its wide collection of puppets, folk dresses, dolls, ornaments, paintings and folk musical instruments. In evening return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Maharana Pratap Memorial:It is a historic site that is dedicated to the gallant Maharana Pratap. Situated at the top of Moti Margi or Pearl Hill, the memorial overlooks the Fateh Sagar Lake. In Hindi, memorial is known as "smarak" and smarak is always made in the memory of loved ones. Maharana Pratap Memorial was constructed with the initiative taken by Maharana Bhagwat Singh Mewar with the help of a public trust.In evening return to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 09: IN UDAIPUR
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing:
Haldighati: It is a mountain pass in the Aravalli Range of Rajasthan in western India which connects Rajsamand and Pali districts. The pass is located at a distance of 40 kilometres from Udaipur. The name 'Haldighati' is believed to have originated from the turmeric-coloured yellow soil of the area. Haldighati is located at a distance of 40 KM from Udaipur is famous for the battle took place here on 18th June, 1576 between Maharana Pratap Singh of Mewar and Mughal army of Akbar of Delhi.
Nathdwara: It is a town in India's western state of Rajasthan. It is located in the Aravalli hills, on the banks of the Banas River in Rajsamand District, 48 kilometres north-east of Udaipur. This town is famous for its temple of Krishna which houses the deity of Shrinathji, a 14th-century, 7-year-old "infant" incarnation of Krishna.
Eklingji: It is a Hindu temple complex in Udaipur District of Rajasthan in western India. Eklingji is believed to be the ruling deity of Mewar Princely State and the Ruler Maharana rules as his Dewan. Located 22 km north of Udaipur. Eklingji is a revered place of devotion for Hindu tourists in India. Lord is referred as the kuldevta (or Ishtadevata) of many Brahmins communities including Trivedi Mewada and Bhatt Mewada of Mewar & Gujarat region. In evening return to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 10: Jaipur DROPPING
After breakfast proceed to Jaipur. Dropping atJaipur Railway Station / Airport. The trip ends with sweet memories.