Places to Visit: MUMBAI - JAIPUR – JAISALMER – JODHPUR – UDAIPUR – MUMBAI
Duration:9 Nights / 10 Days
Day 01: Mumbai - Jaipur By FlightOn arrival to Jaipur, our representative will meet and assist you at the Airport . Later transfer and check into the hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Pink City Jaipur, visit the city Palace, a blend of Mughal and Rajasthani Architecture is now a museum, containing all the paraphernalia of Jaipur's princely past. Jai Singh, notable astronomer, built for himself the curious Jantar mantar, an observatory of immense brick and mortar instruments of astonishing accuracy. Not far from the Jantar Mantar, is the beautiful Hawa Mahal (palace of winds), tall and pink, faced with delicate pierced stone, it is not really a palace. The queens of Jaipur and the royal ladies once used this decorative facade to watch, unobserved, numerous festive processions winding through the streets of their city. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Jaipur:In the morning excursion to Amber Fort and enjoy an elephant ride on the ramparts of the fort, for six centuries the capital of the state. The pavilions and courtyards of the palace ascend in successive levels up the hill the Sheesh Mahal, or pavilion of mirrors, the finest of its kind, is studded with small mirrors which reflect flame in a thousand flickering lights. Afternoon free for leisure /shopping. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03: Jaipur - Jaisalmer By Train (Overnight in Train)After breakfast, check out and transfer to the Railway Station to board train for Jaisalmer, (Train no 4059 23:57Dep. 13:30Arr.) by AC 1 tier. Overnight on board.
Day 04: Jaisalmer:On arrival to Jaisalmer at (13:30hrs), our representative will meet and assist you at the Railway Station. Later transfer and check into the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur:Day to explore Jaisalmer, rising from the Thar desert like a golden mirage is the city of Jaisalmer. The Fort - the golden hued fort is a sentinel to the bleak desertscape from its 80 metre high perch on the hill, housing the entire township within its ramparts. Akhaiya Pol, Ganesh Pol, Suraj Pol and Hava Pol. Gadisar Lake Havelis - some of the most exotic mansions or havelis, all intricately latticed, are strewn all over Jaisalmer - each with a different facade. Patwon-ki-haveli - the most elaborate and magnificent of all the Jaisalmer havelis. It has exquisitely carved pillars and extensive corridors and chambers. Salim Singh-ki-haveli - this 300 year old haveli of Jaisalmer. In the evening visit Sam Sand Dunes - (42 km) no trip to Jaisalmer is complete without a trip to the most picturesque dunes of Sam. The ripples on the wind-caressed dunes, that create an enchanting mirage, are surely a delight for a trigger-happy photographer. Various cultural programmes are organized against the backdrop of these fascinating sand dunes. Exciting camel safaris allow you to get the real feel of the desert on the camel back. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06: Jaisalmer - Jodhpur Drive 300kms / 6hrsIn the morning transfer to Jodhpur and check-in at the hotel. Jodhpur is the second largest city in the india state of Rajasthan. It was formerly the seat of a princely state of the same name, also known as Marwar. Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination, featuring many beautiful palaces, forts and temples, apart from a stark, scenic desert landscape. The city is known as the "Sun City" for the bright, sunny weather it enjoys all year. Jodhpur lies near the geographic center of Rajasthan state, which makes it a convenient base for travel in a region much frequented by tourists. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07: JodhpurAfter breakfast, visit Mehrangarh Fort - the 5 km long majestic fort on a 125 meter high hill is one of the most impressive and formidable structures. Jaswant Thada - a cluster of royal cenotaphs built in 1899 AD in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Within the main cenotaph are the portraits of various Jodhpur rulers. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 08: Jodhpur - Udaipur Drive 288kms / 5.5hrs via RanakpurAfter breakfast check out and drive to Udaipur, en-route visiting Ranakpur Jain temples-renowned for some marvelously carved Jain temples in amber stone, Ranakpur is one of the five holy places of the Jain community. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09: UdaipurToday we will explore Udaipur - the city of dawn. Udaipur is a lovely land around the azure water lakes, hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravalis. A vision in white drenched in romance and beauty. Udaipur is a fascinating blend of sights, sounds and experience - an inspiration for the imagination of poets, painters and writers. Its kaleidoscope of fairy-tale palaces, lakes, temples, gardens and narrow lanes strewn with stalls, carry the flavor of a heroic past, epitomizing valour and chivalry. Their reflection in the placid waters of the lake Pichola is an enticing sight. Visit City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Sahelion-Ki-Bari, Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum. Afternoon boat ride on lake Pichola - two island palaces, Jag Mandir and Jag Niwas (Lake Palace) on the lake are of breathtaking magnificence. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10: Udaipur - Mumbai By FlightAfter breakfast, check out and transfer to the Airport to board flight for Mumbai.