Rajasthan with Ajmer 7Days Tour
6 Nights & 7 Days
DAY WISE ITINERARY
Today Arrive Jaipur and transfer to your hotel. The capital of Rajasthan Jaipur – popularly known as the “Pink City “as the Pink sandstone was used to construct the buildings in Old walled city. Jaipur owes its name; its foundation and it’s planning to the Great warrior astronomer Maharaja Jai Singh II (1699–1744 AD). Jaipur (City of Victory) was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727. It is the only city in the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the Universe through nine rectangular sectors sub-dividing it. The architect who formalized the city’s plans on the Shilpa Shastra, the epic Hindu treatise on architecture, mixed it with the sublimity of the Mughal and Jain influences of those times. The city was painted pink in 1853 in honor of the visit by Prince Albert. Except for the busy traffic of bicycles, cars and buses, little seems to have changed. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast proceed for Full day city tour of Jaipur – visiting Amer Fort located at a distance of 11 kilometers from Jaipur and was the old fort of the Kachhawaha clan of Amber, which used to be the capital, till it was moved to Jaipur. The fort is built with white marble and red sandstone and looks even more attractive because of the Maota Lake in the foreground. The fort in itself is a beautiful sight to behold but as one looks on the fort with its clear reflection on the lake in the front; one cannot help but wonder if it is a dream or a beautiful illusion. An elephant [Subject to availability/ alternatively by jeep] (On direct Payment) will spare you the trouble of reaching up to the fortress. Once on top, stroll through the sprawling complex of courtyards and halls; and proceed for full day city tour. Overnight at Hotel.
City Palace Museum- situated in the heart of the old City, it occupies about one seventh of the old city area. The palace is a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture; it houses a Seven storied Chandra Mahal in the centre, which affords a fine view of the gardens and the city. Diwan-E-Am (Hall of public audience) has intricate decorations and collection of manuscripts, Diwan-E-Khas (Hall of private audience) has a marble pawed gallery Mubarak Mahal has a rich collection of costumes and textiles.
Jantar Mantar (Observatory) – built in 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the huge masonry instruments were used to study the movement of constellations and stars in the sky. Enormous sun-dial still provide accurate time, which are subject to
Hawa Mahal – built in 1799, by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, is the most recognizable monument of Jaipur. The 5 storied stunning semi-octagonal monuments having 152 windows with over hanging latticed balconies is a fine piece of Rajput architecture. Originally designed for the royal ladies to watch and enjoy the processions and other activities, on the street below. Overnight at hotel.
Jaipur – Ajmer Pushkar – Jodhpur 350km
Enjoy your Breakfast and drive to Jodhpur enroute visit Ajmer & Pushkar.
Ajmer was founded in the 11th century by Chauhan ruler Ajaipal and is dominated by the Taragarh fort. It is a major centre for Muslim pilgrims during the fast of Ramzan on account of being home to the Dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moin-ud-din Chishti. Seven pilgrimages to Ajmer are supposed to equal one to Mecca.
Ajmer has some superb examples of early Muslim architecture and a lively bazaar and is located conveniently close to Pushkar. Visit the Dargah (tomb) of Khwaja Moin-ud-din Chishti, the Ana Sagar Lake.
NOTE: AT AJMER – VEHICLE WILL DROP THE GUEST PRIOR 02 KMS FROM DARGAH AND WILL PICK FROM SAME PLACE, HENCE GUEST NEED TO TAKE AUTO ON DIRECT PAYMENT THERE.
Pushkar at its heart is one of India’s most sacred lakes. There are 52 Ghats around the lake, and numerous temples. The Brahma temple, especially, attracts pilgrims all year around. Apart from its religious significance, Pushkar is known for its Cattle and Camel fair held every year in the month of Kartik (October/November), which attracts visitors in their thousands. You can also witness and participate in the evening prayer meetings in the temples. Being a religious town, alcohol and non-vegetarian food are taboo. Pushkar separated from Ajmer by Nag Pahar, the snake mountain. This traveler-friendly town clings to the side of the small Pushkar Lake with its many bathing Ghats and temples. For Hindus, Pushkar is a very important pilgrimage centre and you’ll see plenty of Sadhus (individuals on a spiritual search). Pushkar boasts temples, the most famous is the Brahma Temple, said to be one of the few temples in the world dedicated to this deity. Later drive & proceed to Jodhpur. Arrive Jodhpur and transfer to your hotel.
After breakfast and drive to Jodhpur Arrive Jodhpur -The Blue City – Jodhpur
An oasis in the arid Thar Desert, Jodhpur is the second largest city in the state of Rajasthan. Representing this colorful city with shades of blue, Jodhpur has a history that is rich and a present that beckons strongly to the discerning tourist. Forts and palaces, temples and havelis, culture and tradition, spices and fabrics, color and texture, Jodhpur has them all and in plenty. Situated in Western Rajasthan, Jodhpur has long attracted both the domestic and outside tourist. It not only offers tangibles, in terms of what you can see and buy but also fills one with a sense of history and the splendors of an era gone by. The hospitality of the locals, the demure women, and the colorful turbans -all set against the beloved desert (Marwar) is something to feel, not just see. Every pore of Jodhpur tells its own tales of heroic deeds that made legends out of kings and soldiers, romances that continue to warm the heart and a time when epics were lived out on the streets by everyday man. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast at hotel, and proceed for city tour of Jodhpur visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill. The palace apartments like Sukh Mahal, Phool Mahal, and Sheesh Mahal etc are beautifully decorated and house Jewellery, costumes, Armory, palanquins, howdahs and other remnants of the past. See the Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II built in 1899. Later the royal crematorium and three other cenotaphs were also built here. Also visit Sardar Bazaar and Clock Tower markets where you can see the vegetable, spice, Indian sweets, and textile and silver markets. These colorful markets with tiny shops dot the narrow lanes replete with woodcarvings, wrought iron, lacquer work, silver and ivory ornamentation and leather handicrafts. Overnight at hotel.
Jodhpur – Udaipur 350km
After breakfast at hotel and drive to Udaipur, Arrive Udaipur and transfer your hotel.
Udaipur, known as the “City of Sunrise”. It is on the banks of the shimmering lake Pichola and is one of the most romantic cities of Rajasthan. Nestled among the lush hills of the Aravalli, it has inevitably been dubbed the ‘Venice of the East’. It is 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 was 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. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast Later proceed for Full day city tour of Udaipur Set on the shores of Lake Pichola and surrounded by hills, Udaipur grew in complete contrast to the harsh deserts of the rest of Rajasthan. As capital of the old Mewar State it was the only Rajput stronghold to uphold its Hindu allegiance in the face of Muslim invasion. This fairy – tale city, with its marble palaces and lakes surrounded by a ring of hills, was founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559. The city is dominated by massive City Palace, which overlooks Lake Pichola with its romantic island palaces. Picturesque havelis, Ghats and temples line the lake front, with the lively bazaars of the old walled city stretching behind them. – visiting the City Palace and Museum. The largest palace complex in India, it is a blend of Mughal and Rajput influences. Also see the 17th century Jagdish temple, drive around the Fatehsagar Lake, and visit the Sahelion ki Bari (the Garden for the Maids of Honor), an ornamental pleasure garden with fountains and marble kiosks. Later visit the Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandir or the Folk-Art Museum. Later in the evening take a boat ride – (cost not include in quote) on the 4 km long and 3 km wide Lake Pichola, which is fringed with hills, palaces, havelis, Ghats, embankments and temples and offers spectacular views of the city. Visit the Jag Mandir Island with its exquisite Gul Mahal Pavilion. Overnight at Hotel.
After Breakfast in hotel. Check out and in time transfer to Udaipur airport/railway station to board your flight/ train to onward destination. Your JAIPUR-AJMER-PUSHKAR-JODHPUR-UDAIPUR TOUR ends here with sweet memories.
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TERMS & CONDITIONS
- You can book this tour after paying at least 50% of the total tour Cost; remaining amount can be paid before the commencement of tour. Frequent customers may be exempted from the advance payment
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