ITINERARY : 04 (Highlights of Rajasthan)
Jaipur – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur- Udaipur
10 nights / 11 Days
Day 01: Jaipur
Arrive Jaipur. Arrive and check into the hotel. Rest of the day is free. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Jaipur
Morning tour of the impressive Amber Fort, situated on a ridge just outside Jaipur City. At the foot of the hill you will mount your caparisoned elephant for the slow but steady climb up to the main gate, making your entrance in the time honored fashion.
Afternoon tour of the City – “The Pink City” is spectacularly set within surrounding rugged hills, dotted with ancient ruined fortresses. Your tour will include the imposing City Palace, still home to the Maharaja although several of the rooms are now open to the public. Many antiques and artifacts belonging to the ruling family are housed here, including a collection of weaponry. You will also visit the Hawa Mahal “Palace of the Winds”, and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory to see the vast astronomical instruments. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Jaipur – Bikaner (350 Kms / 8 hrs)
In the morning drive to Bikaner. Check into hotel. The rest of the day is at Leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04: Bikaner
This morning you will visit morning sightseeing including Junagarh Fort, the fort is a formidable structure encircled by a moat and has some beautiful palaces within. These palaces, made in red sandstone and marble, make a picturesque ensemble of courtyards, balconies, kiosks and windows dotted all over the structure. Lal Garh Palace the architectural masterpiece in red sandstone. Deshnok Karni Mata Temple The famous 600 years old temple on the Jodhpur road dedicated to Karni Mata, an incarnation of Goddess Durga. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Bikaner – Jaisalmer (335 Kms / 8 hrs)
After breakfast, depart for Jaisalmer. Arrive Jaisalmer and transfer to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06: Jaisalmer
After breakfast, tour of Jaisalmer visiting Jaisalmer Fort, Salim Singh-ki-Haveli, Patwon-ki-Haveli, Nathmalji-ki-Haveli, Jain Temples etc. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 07:Jaisalmer – Jodhpur (285 kms. / 7hrs)
After breakfast, depart for Jodhpur. Arrive Jodhpur and transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 08: Jodhpur
After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing of Jodhpur visiting Mehrangarh Fort – which houses some of the most intricately adorned palaces and latticed windows, Jaswant Thada – the memorial of Maharaja Jaswant Singh & Umaid Bhavan Palace. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 09 : Jodhpur – Udaipur (185 Kms/ 4 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Udaipur. This city of Lakes is perhaps one of the most romantic and beautiful cities in India. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Evening free for independent activities. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10 : Udaipur
After breakfast at the hotel proceed for a full day tour of Udaipur visiting the City Palace – The largest palace complex of Rajasthan, Jagdish Temple – built by Maharana Jagat Singh and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Sahelion-Ki-Bari, Bhartiya Lok kala Museum and the Shilpa Gram. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11 :Udaipur
After breakfast transfer to Airport / Railway Station (on time) for your onward journey. Tour concludes with sweet memories.