Ahemdabad - Udaipur (250 kms) Arrive in Ahmedabad and one of our personnel would be there to transfer you to Udaipur 250 kms. Udaipur, the City of Sunrise, on arrival, our team would be there to pick you and check you into a pre-booked hotel. Freshen up and get ready to visit the banks of the shimmering lake Pichola, which is enlisted amongst the most romantic cities of Rajasthan. Nestled among the lush hills of the Aravali, it has inevitably been dubbed the "Venice of the East". It has a kaleidoscope of fairy-tale palaces, lakes, temples, gardens and narrow lanes strewn with stalls, carries the flavor of the heroic past, epitomizing valor and chivalry.Udaipur Founded in 1568 A.D by Maharana Udai Singh, the city is a harmonious Indian blend of whitewashed buildings, marble palaces, lakeside gardens, temples and Havelis.In the evening, have an amazing time on a boat ride on Lake Pichola with its main attractions the beautiful stretch of water surrounding the two marvelous structures the Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir, is the life line of Udaipur city. Lake Pichola is about 4 kms in length and 3 kmswide.Jagniwas was earlier the summer retreat of the prince of Mewar and now a five-star hotel Lake Palace. All the palaces in the city are constructed to have a magnificent reflection in this lake. This lake was created in the 15th century and widened later and a dam across was also created in that period. It was MaharanaUdai Singh II who strengthened the Dam and widened the lake, as he was building his capital on the shore of the beautiful Lake. The lake was surrounded by many exquisite palaces, temples, hilly terrains, bathing ghats and many gardens. The city palace extends along the eastern shore of the lake and you can go for a boat ride from BansiGhat. After dinner, spend the night in your hotel room.
Udaipur Enjoy your breakfast in bed this morning at the hotel, afterwards, there is a full day tour that awaits you to Udaipur ,Visit Jagdish Temple, and Built in 1651 A.D. by MaharanaJagat Singh, this Indo-Aryan temple is dedicated to Lord Jagannath, a manifestation of Vishnu. The largest and the most beautiful temple of Udaipur, it is always seething with constant activity and noted for its beautiful sculpted images and towering shikhara. Afterwards, there would a visit to City Palace. Which is Udaipur fascinating City Palace and the largest royal complex in Rajasthan. Standing on a rocky promontory the palace has balconies, towers and cupolas and presents a wonderful view of the lake and the city. The complex has eleven constituent mahals (palaces), constructed by successive maharanas during the three hundred years that followed the foundation of Udaipur in 1559. Added to this, Crystal Gallery and Durbar Hall within the complex is spectacular. Explore them for their mosaics, miniatures, mirror work and motifs. SHALION KI BARI Later visit Saheli Ki Bari that is a small ornamental garden built in the honor of Royal Ladies for recreational purpose.Later on, we would visit to BhartiyaLok Kala Museum. BharatiyaLok Kala Mandir is home filled with attractive collection of folk dresses, puppets, ornaments, dolls, masks, folk musical instruments, folk deities and paintings. It is for those who are interested in. short shows are been staged all through the day to amuse those who come around and also course are available for those interested in puppet making and theatre finally, a visit to Eklingji & Nagda Temples - built in white marble with a double storied porch on the bank of Lake Bageela - 22 kms from Udaipur, dinner in any exclusive restaurant of your choice before retiring back to your hotel room.
Ranakpur - Jodhpur Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out and we are proceeding on a road trip to Jodhpur enroute visit the Ranakpur, about 90 km from Udaipur, it is the largest Jain temple complex in India and dates to the 15th century. The main temple is dedicated to Adinath, the first Tirthankars. Intricate carvings detail mythological figures, patterns and motifs on the walls, pillars and domes there are 1444 ornately carved marble pillars in the complex and none of them are similar. The beautiful lace-like interiors of the domes are a superb example of western Indian temple style. Surya temple and other Jain temples are side attractions. (Temple opens only at 1200 Hrs. Leather belts, footwear, bare legs and black clothing not allowed) After lunch, we take a drive 175 kmsdown to Jodhpur. The 15th century city of Jodhpur, which stands at the edge of Thar Desert, is the largest city in Rajasthan after Jaipur. Jodhpur is a mixture of both ancient and modern buildings and it is a very amazing city. The city is totally dominated by a massive fort sprawled across 125- meter high hill known as Meherangarh Fort, founded by RaoJodha in 15th century. A flourishing trade centre in the 16th century, Jodhpur is still one of the leading centres of wool, cattle, Camels, salt and agricultural Crops. It boasts of some of very fine reminders of its glorious past palaces, temples and other elegant monuments of architectural and historical significance. Also Jodhpur is popularly known as the Blue City because of the beautiful houses painted with indigo color mostly belonging to the Brahmin caste. You can get a magnificent view of this Blue city from the ramparts of the Meherangarh Fort . Visit the Meherangarh Fort, which was impregnable for the rocky base which is on. It totally dominates the city and within its walls are the royal palaces, priceless jewels and a striking collection of arms. Also visit JaswantThada, the white marble memorial to Maharaja Jaswant
Jaisalmer Enjoy breakfast in bed and get ready for a drive, after checking out, we proceed toJaisalmer. Jaisalmer This happens to be a fairy-tale town in the The Desert founded about 800 years ago by Rajah Jaisal. Unlike any other city, this desert fortress is one of Rajasthans most exotic and unusual towns because it had an important ancient trading with its strategic location on the camel trade routes, which is often described as the "golden city". The havelis, built by merchants of the 19th century, are exquisitely carved from golden-yellow sandstone and are still in a beautiful condition. The fort built in the 12th century, stands on the 80 meter high Trikuta hill, with beautifully carved Jain temples. The annual desert festival takes place in January and February each year and is a riot of color and activity. Jaisalmer is also famous for its embroidery, Rajasthani mirror work, rugs, blankets, antique, and stonework and camel safaris into the barren sand-duned desert.Its going to be a fulfilled evening, we are going on an excursion to Sam Sand dunes which are located at a distance of 42 kilometers from Jaisalmer, Sam Sand Dunes as it sounds is the closest point to witness the total sandy desert. You would also see the different patterns and motifs created by the shifting sands and air. Moreover, Sam Dunes also provide you with mind blowing experience of camel rides and the sunset.Later get back to the hotel, have dinner and lay to sleep.
Jaislmer - Sodakore Tents have breakfast in the morning at the hotel, check out and proceed for the tour today. We would be visiting the city of Jaisalmer, first, we would go to the famous Havelis (mansions) known for their frescoes. Jaisalmers strategic position on the camel terrain route bought it great wealth. The merchants grew prosperous and commissioned great havelis, or mansions, to flaunt their ever-growing status in society. Made of local golden-yellow sand stone and wood, some of the havelis are still in excellent condition. The most elaborate and magnificent of all the Jaisalmerhavelis is the Patwaon Ki Haveli. Five Jain brothers built the Haveli between 1800 and 1860. Salim Singh Ki Haveli and Nathmal Ki Haveli are the other two havelis that are opened to visitors. Built in 1156 by the Bhati ruler, Jaisal, the fort here stands atop the 80 m high Trikuta hill. 3 walls and features 99 bastions surround the fort. Over the centuries, the golden sand stone fortress witnessed many battles between the Bhatis, the Mughals and the Rathores of Jodhpur. Within the fort complex lie the beautifully carved Jain Temples built between the 12th and 15th centuries. The Maharawals (rulers) of Jaisalmer were devout Hindus but were tolerant of Jainism, and encouraged art and religion. There are 7 temples in the complex In the evening, you have your leisure to yourself before dinner and a good night rest.
Jaisalmer - Sodakore Departure 18.00 PM Varanasi is the oldest city of the world. Varanasi is more than 3000 years old & is famous as the city of temples. In Varanasi, there are temples at every few paces. Jyotirlinga Visvanatha temple or golden temple, rebuilt in 1776, is dedicated to the lord Shiva. The Jnana Vapi well (meaning "well of wisdom") is believed to have been dug by lord Shiva himself. The Ganga Ghats (river front) are the most popular pilgrimage spot of Varanasi & are centers of music & learning. The holy city has been a symbol of spiritualism, philosophy & mysticism for thousands of years & has produced great saints & personalities like Gautama Buddha, Mahavira, Kabir, Tulsi das, Shankaracharaya, Ramanuja & Patanjali.Lunch at a hotel & dinner on board. Sightseeing include visit to Ghats, Maha Aarti, temples & Buddhist Temples at Saarnath.
Jodhpur - Mount Abu On day 7th a safari and explore the large variety of flora and fauna with a wide range of wild animals. In the park you can even see the famous royal Bengal tiger and enjoy the Hunter of all hunters with leisure evening tour.
Departure: Mount-Abu Ahemdabad Enjoy your breakfast this morning at the hotel, check out of the hotel as the tour ends today. Proceed on a drive to Ahmedabad and departure transfer at Airport arrive in Delhi and onward journey continues.