Jaipur – Pushkar - Ajmer – Chittorgarh – Udaipur – Mount Abu
08 Nights / 09 Days
Day 01 - Jaipur (Arrival)
Arrive at airport / railway station of Jaipur - the fabled “pink city” of the desert named after Jai Singh, the former Maharaja of Jaipur. The palaces and forts of the yesteryears, which were witnesses to the royal processions and splendors, are now living monuments. On arrival transfer to Hotel and check inn to the hotel.
This will be a cultural evening, we visit Chokhi Dhani - An ethnic village resort, the vitality of Rajasthani folk culture comes alive as children dance rhythmically to the loud tenor of folk songs sung by men and women, festooned in bright clothes. Gaily caparisoned camel, horses and bullock carts offer joy rides. A traditional Rajasthani dinner will be served. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 02 – Jaipur
After breakfast at the hotel we visit the dramatic hilltop fortress at Amber – ascend the imposing fort on a painted elephant. We wander among glittering inlays and the Hall of Mirrors.
We stop to view the elegant Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds)- this elaborate building, now little more than a façade, is encrusted with delicate screens and carved balconies from which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world.
After lunch tour of the Maharajah’s City Palace, now partly a museum display a unique fusion of Mughal and Hindu architecture, and house a rare collection of paintings, Rajput armoury and costumes . Later we visit the unique Jantar Mantar Observatory - situated in the heart of the city where time has been accurately measured since the 17th century.
Explore the colourful bazaars of Jaipur where one can shop for Jewellery, Paintings, block prints, textiles, carpets, brassware, blue pottery etc. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03 - Jaipur – Pushkar - Jodhpur (Approx. 275 Kms – 06 hrs)
After breakfast we leave for Jodhpur through the most interesting contours of the desert landscape, the enchanting forts, temples, other royal residences and settlements retain its medieval character and comprise the town's multifaceted attractions.
Enroute visit to Pushkar - quiet and tranquil, Pushkar is a heaven for tourist searching for respite, A religious town built around a lake. Pushkar holds its sanctity on account of the legend that Lord Brahma (the Creator) and his wife Saraswati (the goddess of learning and music) performed a ritual in the lake here and visit to the lord Brahma temple of the world and thereafter intermingle with the local colours in the local bazaar.
Later continue drive to Jodhpur, on arrival check-in to the Hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04 - Jodhpur
After breakfast at the hotel we will visit the majestic Mehrangarh Fort, which dominates and offers spectacular vistas of the blue-hued city.
After lunch tours of Jaswant Thada – white marble mausoleum built in 1899 in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh and visit the Museum in the gardens of Umaid.
Later excursion tour to Mandore – the ancient capital of the Pratihara Rajputs, whose most remarkable monuments are the royal cenotaphs, particularly those of Jaswant Singh and Ajit Singh (XVII – XVIII centuries). A sanctuary dedicated to 300 million divinities shelters statues natural size local heroes. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05 - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur (Approx. 275 Kms. – 6 hrs)
After breakfast we drive to Udaipur - There is no place in Rajasthan, which appeals more to the imagination of poets and painter, travellers and writers than Udaipur, an oasis in the desert state of Rajasthan. Enroute we will visit the Jain temples at Ranakpur, superbly preserved in a near-perfect condition for over 500 years. The most attractive features are the 29 halls of the temple, which have 1444 pillars of which no two are like and continue drive to Udaipur, arrive and check inn to the hotel.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06 - Udaipur
After breakfast at the hotel, followed by an excursion to the famous temple complex of Eklingji & Nagda, which enshrines the deity of the Maharana’s of Mewar. Spend the rest of the day exploring this charming lake city by car.
Afternoon visit to City Palace grounds and the museum, which are the testamento the valour and chivalry of the Mewar rulers. Visit Saheliyon ki Bari (the gardens the maids-of-honour), the Jagdish temple on the shores of Lake Pichola. The Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir is a treasure house of Rajasthani folk culture. The breathtaking beauty of the Lakes – Pichola and Fateh Sagar truly make Udaipur an oasis in the desert. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07 - Udaipur – Kumbhalgarh - Mount Abu (Approx. 275 Kms/ 06 Hrs.)
After breakfast drive to Mount Abu enroute visit to Kumbhalgarh- Kumbhalgarh's greatest advantage. Because it was virtually inaccessible in the 15th century, Rana Kumbha of Mewar built this great defensive fortress on a 3,500 feet (1,100 meters) high hill overlooking the approaches from Ajmer and Marwar.
Later continue drive to Mount Abu, on arrival check-in to the Hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 08 – Mount Abu
After breakfast sightseeing of Mount Abu and visit to Brahma Kumari Ashram, Guru Shikhar, Peach Park and Dilwara Temple famous for its marble carvings.
Evening visit to Nakki Lake and enjoy boat ride. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 09 – Mount Abu (Departure)
Morning breakfast at the Hotel.
Later transfer to Railway station to connect the train to your onward journey…..
Valid Till 31 March, 2013
||2 Pax / Person
||4 Pax / Person
||Child ( 6 yrs to 12 yrs )
Cost Includes :-
Cost Excludes :-
- Accommodation as per the itinerary.
- Daily breakfast inclusive of taxes.
- AC Deluxe transportation as per the itinerary.
- All sightseeing as per the itinerary.
- Visit to Chokhi Dhani Village followed by Cultural programme with Dinner.
- All current applicable taxes.
- 3.09% Government Service Tax (MANDATORY AND YOU WILL HAVE TO COLLECT FROM THE CLIENT)
- Expenses of personal nature i.e. tips, laundry, telephone calls, table drinks & telegrams etc.
- Any Airfares/ train fares & Any meals / enroute meals unless specified
- Any sightseeing tours other than those mentioned in the inclusions / itinerary
- Permits, Entrance fees, Camera fees, Guide charges, unless specified in the inclusions
- Tips to Driver, Guides, at restaurants nor does it includes any gratuity to your tour escort
- Monuments entrance fees.
- Any hike in fuel charges, tax structure (luxury tax, transport tax or service tax)
- Anything not given in Price Include head.