the morning arrive at the
Jaipur airport or railway station. Upon
arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative and
transferred to the hotel. Jaipur is the capital of
Rajasthan and famous
handicrafts and precious and semiprecious stones. In the
afternoon we visit the
City Palace which is still the formal residence
of the royal family, built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal
architecture. In the museum of the City palace we visit the private
collection of the Jaipur Maharajas. We continue to
Jantar Mantar, a
stone observatory, the largest of Jai Singh's five remarkable
observatories. Its complex instruments reveals us the secrets of
medieval Indian astronomy.
After having breakfast we
Amber which is about 11 km from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient
capital of Kachhawaha dynasty for 6 centuries before it was moved to
newly created Jaipur. Enroute to Amber we visit the
Hawa Mahal (Palace of the
Winds), built in 1799 AD, it contains 953 small casements with each
having its own balcony. The windows enabled cool air to circulate and
the ladies to watch processions below without being seen. In the
afternoon we have a walk through the colourful Bazaar of Jaipur and
visit a factory to see the famous block printing work being done since
centuries in Jaipur. In the evening we drive through the new city of
Jaipur and visit “Laxmi Narayan Mandir”, a Hindu temple made out of
white marble. We might have an opportunity here to observe a prayer
ceremony. Today we have dinner with a presentation of Indian music and
3: Jaipur - Pushkar (about 145 km / 3 hours)
In the morning after
having breakfast we
ancient religious town. Pushkar is one
of the most religious places for
Hindus. The only temple of God
Brahma is in Pushkar thus making Pushkar an important pilgrimage city
for Hindus. Pushkar has become famous in the world due to its Pushkar
Festival which takes place in the month of November when the whole of
Pushkar is transformed into a spectacular fair ground where thousands of
pilgrims come to bath in the holy water of Pushkar lake and the biggest
cattle and camel markets take place here.
In Pushkar after having a small break we visit the
temple and the
4: Pushkar - Jodhpur (about 220 km / 4½ hours)
Today we leave the holy
city of Pushkar and drive to
Jodhpur was the capital of the princely state of Marwar (Land of death).
Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan. Jodhpur is also known
as the blue city as most of the houses of the old city are painted blue.
The old city is surrounded by a huge 10 km long wall which has 101
bastions and seven gates. Today we will visit the
(majestic fort). Mehrangarh Fort was built on a steep hill and is among
the best in
India with exquisitely latticed windows in residential
apartments within. We also visit the
Jaswant Thada, a royal cenotaph
built in white marble. After the sightseeing we have a walk through the
Bazaars of Jodhpur.
5: Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur (about 275 km / 5-6 hours)
In the morning after having breakfast we
Udaipur. Enroute we will visit
Ranakpur. Ranakpur is known for
its superbly carved marble Jain Temples. An enormous basement of this
temple covers 48,000 square feet. There are four subsidiary shrines, twenty
four pillared halls. The total number of columns is 1444, all of which
are intricately carved, no two being alike. The
Ranakpur Jain Temples
were built during the 15th century. We have a break in Ranakpur before
proceeding further for Udaipur. Udaipur is called the romantic city of
Rajasthan. A city built around shimmering, clear, blue water lakes which
reflect the green hills of the
Today we visit Udaipur, also known as the city of sunrise. We start our
sightseeing with the visit of
Sahelion-Ki-Bari. This Garden of the Maids
of Honour is well laid out with extensive lawns and shady walks. After
the visit of Garden of Maids we visit the Folk Art Museum. This museum
has a rich collection of Folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls,
folk musical instruments and paintings on display. After a break we
City Palace, the biggest Palace in India, where 4 generations
of Maharajas added their contribution, is so carefully planned and
integrated with the original buildings that it is difficult to believe
that it was not conceived as a whole. The museum of the palace includes
the beautiful peacock mosaic and miniature wall paintings of Indian
mythology. Today we have an opportunity to visit a traditional painting
school and see the famous miniature
paintings done. In the evening we
have a Boat ride on the
lake Pichola. The famous
Lake Palace of Udaipur
was the summer residence of the former rulers. The James bond Film Octopussy was shot here and made this palace more known in the west.
After having breakfast drive
airport or railway station for the onwards journey.
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Standard rooms on twin sharing basis.
Breakfast in the Hotel.
Dinner will be with a presentation of Indian music and dance
during your stay in
Toll tax and parking.
Hotel transfer at all places.
Vehicle insurance included.
Petrol/Gas cost included.
of qualified local English Speaking or any other language guide
city of sight seeing.
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