The royal state of Rajasthan exudes grandeur on every level. With unparalleled culture and heritage, the land of turbans, moustache, ghoonghat and camels, Rajasthan is home to famed tigers like Machhali. The desert state also boasts unforgettable wildlife adventures. prepare yourself for heart-warming hospitality; lavish stays and memorable experiences. Visiting entrancing Rajasthan is always an exciting experience. Enriched with magnificent history and culture, this 8 days Rajasthan tour package is one of the brilliant ways to explore the rustic splendour of Rajasthan. From the luxury palaces of Udaipur to the huge forts of Jodhpur, from Brahma temple in Pushkarr to the Elephant ride at the Amber Fort in Jaipur, Rajasthan has something mesmerising to offer to everyone. The traditional folk music and dance will captivate you within minutes. So, brush with Rajasthan's history and culture on this delightful tour and return home with pleasing memories.
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Arrive in Jaipur
Arrive Jaipur airport by flight. Meet our representative at exit gate & get transferred to pre- booked Hotel. Jaipur, popularly known as Pink City, the flamboyant & colourful capital of Rajasthan. With its rich & colorful past, resplendent with tales of valour & bravery, it is now one of the most important heritage cities in India. The city was founded in 1728 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber. It remains the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe, through nine rectangular sectors. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Today we take an excursion to Amber Fort, the palace complex which stands to this date was commenced under the reign of Raja Man Singh. We take an Elephant ride to reach the Fort situated on the hill, an overwhelming experience.Later we visit the City Palace, a perfect blend of Rajasthani & Mughal architecture. The center of the palace is a seven-storied building called Chandra Palace, with fine views over the gardens & the city. Further we visit Jantar Mantar (Solar Observatory), an astronomical treasure house, with solar devices that give accurate predictions till date. We also visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), a five-storied structure of pink sandstone. It was built in the year 1799 so that veiled royal women could peer down the busy street market unseen by the world through its 593 stone Jharokas (mini windows).
Optional Tour - Chokhi Dhani
An evening excursion to Chokhi Dhani complex, ethnic village resort located at a distance of 15 km from Jaipur. Rajasthani village atmosphere is recreated on the sprawling ground & includes the entertainment by folk dancers & musicians. Later drive back to hotel. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Jaipur – Jodhpur (By road – 6 Hrs drive)
Today we drive to Jodhpur, bustling desert city is the second largest city in Rajasthan & has landscape dominated by the massive Mehrangarh Fort topping a sheer rocky ridge. Rao Jodha, a chief of the Rathore clan, founded the city in the year 1459 & it is named after him. It was formerly the seat of a Princely state, also known as Marwar. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
Morning start with a visit to Bishnoi village in the safari jeep in the morning, Bishnoi is an Eco- friendly community famous for its tribal culture and traditions. Return to Jodhpur city & visit Mehrangarh Fort - Mehrangarh Fort is the famous fort in Jodhpur and it is one of the largest forts in India. You need to cross the seven gates to reach the fort. Each gate has the history of the battles fought in the past era. To the left of Mehrangarh fort is the Jaswant Thada. This is a white marble memorial, the complex sculpted with marble sheets. The Jaswant Thada was built in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh by his son Maharaja Sardar Singh. You would enjoy the visit while going through the rocky hill to visit the Thada. On the way you would see the cremation grounds of the rulers of Jodhpur which is constructed in a traditional way. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
Jodhpur – Udaipur (By road – 7 Hrs drive)
Later we drive to Udaipur, was founded in the year 1568 by Maharana Udai Singh after his final unsuccessful attempt to defend the Mewar capital, Chittorgarh from the invading Mughals under Emperor Akbar. The Kingdom of Mewar was considered the most respectable among all Princely states in Rajasthan & still remembered for the courage to protect the Kingdom. The site for Udaipur was chosen for its natural beauty, abundant water & natural protection afforded by the surrounding forests & Aravali mountains. It is set on the edge of three lakes & also known as the "City of Lakes & Palaces". Undoubtedly one of the most romantic cities in India, its beautiful Palaces are mirrored in the calm waters of Lake Pichola & the city is a brilliant kaleidoscope of narrow lanes flanked by bright stalls, gardens, lakes, palaces & temples.
En route Ranakpur
En route we will visit Ranakpur, renowned for some marvellously carved Jain temples in marble, created in the 15th century AD during the reign of Rana Kumbha.
Today we visit the City Palace, an intriguing collection of buildings contributed by various Maharanas (Kings) after Udai Singh & built in the year 1725. The magnificence of the Palace starts right from its entrance at the northern Tripolia Gate that brings us to the central courtyard, the best place to view the facade of filigreed balconies & ornate cupola-topped towers. Sahelion ki Bari (Garden of Maids of Honour) is an ornamental garden built by Maharana Sangram Singh for his daughter & the Ladies of the Queen's court. He built the garden with several fountains, pools & is decorated with chiselled pavilions & elephants. The fountains worked on the unique hydraulic technique devised in the year 1700 AD & work till today.
Later we visit Jagdish Temple, the Indo-Aryan temple, built in the year 1651 AD by Maharana Jagat Singh, is the largest & the most beautiful temple of Udaipur with noteworthy sculpted images. We also enjoy boat ride on Lake Pichola, the beauty of the lake is enhanced by the surrounding hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats & embankments. The Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) & Jag Mandir, the two island palaces on the lake look like pearls in the lake. Overnight stay in Udaipur.
Optional Tour - Sound & Light Show / Vintage Car Collection
Udaipur – Pushkar (By road – 4 Hrs drive)
Today we drive to Pushkar, an enchanting small town located exactly on the edge of the desert but is separated from it by Nag Pahar, the Snake Mountain. The town frequently visited by devotees lies to the side of the small Pushkar Lake with its multitudes of bathing ghats & temples. It also holds the most unique fairs of its kind in the world. It is a combination of an animal fair & the religious fair. Both the fairs are enchanting & have their own unique aspects & quality. Upon arrival checkin at the hotel. Later proceed for sightseeing tour of Pushkar. Visit Brahma Temple, said to be the only dedicated to Lord Brahma in India. This is the only temple of the god Brahma in the world. No pilgrimage of Hindu places is considered complete till the pilgrim bathes in sacred waters of Pushkar. Also some near by temples.. Overnight stay in Pushkar.
Pushkar – Jaipur (By road – 3 Hrs drive)
Today we drive to Jaipur and get traneferred to Jaipur airport to board the flight for onward journey.