Day 01 / Jaipur – Pushkar (160 Kms / 03 Hrs.)
Today arrive Jaipur airport meet and assist by Indian Travel Desk driver. Board your luxury A/C car with drive to Pushkar. En-route visit Ajmer sightseeing. Ajmer is a green oasis on the shore of Ana Sagar Lake, hemmed in by barren hills. Historically Ajmer has always had great strategic importance. It was founded in 7th century by Ajaipal Chauhan. He named it Ajaimeru the 'invincible hill', because here he raised Taragarh, India's first hill fort. The city's Muslim history began when Prithviraj Chauhan lost Ajmer to Sultan Muhammad Ghori in 1193 A.D. The Persian saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti who came with Muhammad Ghori from Persia in 1192 settled here. Thus the place where he was buried is today known as the Dargah Sharif. Construction of the shrine was completed by Humayun and the gates were added by the Nizam of Hyderabad. Later Shah Jahan constructed a mosque of white marble; it has 11 arches and a Persian inscription running the full length of the building. Beyond the Dargah is the Adhai din ka Jhonpra an ancient Sanskrit college, which was converted into mosque in 1198 and remains one of the finest monuments of medieval India. Contine our drive toward, Pushkar: 12 kms to the northwest of Ajmer, is a celebrated pilgrimage center. The town also attracts visitors from across the world during the cattle fair, held here annually. The winding road from Anmer through Nag Pahar (Snake Mountain) leads to the ancient Pushkar Lake. Pushkar town stretches around the lake with hills on three sides and sandy stretches on the fourth. Pushkar is very sacred to the Hindus and is refereed to as “Tirth Raj” or the king of all pilgrimage centers. Arrive Pushkar check into Hotel. Later visit to Pushkar Lake, Bhrama Temple. Night stay at Pushkar.
Day 02 / Pushkar – Jaisalmer (475 Km / 8 hrs)
After early breakfast check out from hotel and leave for Jaisalmer. If reach on time then en-route visit Jaisalmer War Museum - The Jaisalmer War Museum is located 10 km short of Jaisalmer on the Jaisalmer - Jodhpur Highway. The unique museum has been designed with the view of honoring the contributions and sacrifices of war heroes, and to highlight their bravery. It also traces the evolution of the Indian Army. Overnight stay at Jaisalmer.
Day 03 / Jaisalmer Local Sightseeing & Sam Dunes Culture Evening. (25 Kms / 01 Hrs.)
After breakfast visit the Jaisalmer Fort which is made by unique Golden Lime stone, that’s why its known as Golden Fort or Sonar Kella. After that visit Patwon-ki-haveli, Nathmal-ki-haveli. Salim singh-ki-Haveli. People still live in these ancient buildings dating from 12th to 15th century. Every house has exquisite carvings and filigreed work. Later on visit to Gadisar Lake you can do the boat ride also. Late afternoon leave for Sam dunes. Do the Desert Camel Safari start for Sam Sand Dunes on edge of Desert National Park. Located in the midst of Thar Desert the camp recreates the magical atmosphere of a traditional Mediaeval Desert Camp on a trade route. The Camp provides for all the comforts. The accommodation consists of Swiss Cottage Type tents with attached baths having running hot & cold water. After spending few hours on a camel safari in the Thar Desert, Guests can relax & spend the evening around the campfire, enjoying live music and dance performances by "Langha" Tribe of Professional singers. Camp.
Day 04 / Sand Dunes – Jodhpur (325 Kms / 07 Hrs.)
Early after early morning breakfast drive to Jodhpur. Arrive Jodhpur check into. Later on embark for Jodhpur Sightseeing. Jodhpur - the Great Indian Desert, sites on sand stone hill surrounded by a strong wall, approximately 6 miles long with 7 entry gates. Upon arrival check in hotel. Half day sightseeing of the city includes visit to Meherangarh Fort, drive through the old city and past the Clock Tower near the largest spice bazaar in the sub-continent, visit the Jaswant Thada Cenotaph, the royal cremation site and then proceed to see the most magnificent, modern 20th century Palace, the Umaid Bhavan Palace and its museum - a treasure trove. Village Safari (By Jeep)- A memorable outing in Jeeps visit various traditional villages seeing local handicrafts viz. stone makers, pottery, hand weaving and also men in their traditional attire, women clad with ancestral silver jewellery, etc. Night at Jodhpur.
Day 05 / Jodhpur – Ranakpur – Kumbhalgarh – Haldighati – Udaipur (300 Kms / 08 Hrs.)
After early breakfast leave for Udaipur. En-route visit to Ranakpur temples of the Jains, built in the 15th century in the lovely valley of Aravallis. It has grand structure & beautiful Sculptures. The 1444 pillars in the temple are different from each other. The magic of light & shade is really awe- inspiring. Later visit to Kumbhalgarh - the second most important citadel after Chittorgarh in the Mewar region. Cradled in the Aravali Ranges the fort was built in the 15th century by Rana Kumbha. Because of its inaccessibility and hostile topography the fort had remained un-conquered. It also served the rulers of Mewar as a refuge in times of strife. The fort also served as refuge to the baby king Udai of Mewar. It is also of sentimental significance as it is the birthplace of Mewar's legendary King Maharana Partap. Continue our diver to Udaipur, en-route visit to Haldighati if time permit. Arrive Udaipur check into Hotel. Night at Udaipur.
Day 06 / Udaipur Local Sightseeing.
Today breakfast embark for Udaipur local Sightseeing. Udaipur - the "City of Lakes" is perhaps the most romantic and beautiful cities of India. In contrast to its desert neighborhood it stands out with an enchanting image of white marble palaces, placid blue lakes, gardens and temples surrounded by hills and mountains. It was founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559 A.D. on the shored of Lake Pichola visit The City Palace - this is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan, construction of which was started by Udai Singh. This white marble architectural marvel, standing majestically on a hill is surrounded by crenellated walls. This huge edifice 30.4 meters high and 244 meters long was added on to, by later rulers, but the additions are so well planned and integrated, it is difficult to believe that it was not conceived as complete structure, drive around Fateh Sagar lake - this fine lake, lying to the north of and connected by a small canal with Lake Pichola, was originally built by Maharana Jai Singh, in 1678 AD, Sahelion-ki-Bari or " Garden of the Maids of Honour" was laid out for a group of forty-eight young women attendants who accompanied a princess to Udaipur as part of dowry, Partap Smarak: A memorial to the legendary warrior Rana Pratap, Bhartiya Lok Mandal Museum - a museum of folk arts, it displays a rich collection of folk musical instruments and paintings. Evening at leisure to collect to souvenir. Night at Udaipur.
Day 07 / Udaipur - Chittaurgarh – Garadia Mahadev – Kota - Bundi (350 Kms / 07 Hrs.)
After breakfast drive to Kota. En-route visit to Chittaurgarh and visit to The Fort - standingtall over a 180 meter high hillock and sprawling over 700 acres, the fort is a standing edifice to the valour of Chittaurgarh, Vijay Stambh or Victory Tower - Built by Rana Kumbha in 1440 AD to commemorate his victory over the combined forces of the kings of neighboring Malwa and Gujrat, this tower is 120 feet high and has a girth of 30 feet at the base, Kirti Stambh - Built in the 12th century, it was dedicated to Lord Sri Adinath Rishabdeo, the first Jain Tirthankar. The 22 meter high structure is peplete with figures from the Jain pantheon. Continue our drive toward Kota, en-route visit Garadia Mahadev temple, This is the same temple which Rajasthan tourism board taken in their advertisement. Continue to Kota, Kota - known as the industrial capital of Rajasthan. It has an interesting blend of the Old and the New. The fort, overlooking the mighty Chambal River, is the foremost tourist attraction here. The town is dotted with age-old monuments and temples retaining the glory of bygone era, as well as present day edifices and heavy industries. The history of the city dates back to the 12th century A.D., when Hada Chieftain, Rao Deva Conquered the territory and founded Bundi and Hadoti. Afternoon sightseeing of Kota. Kota houses the museum and has some elaborately painted chambers. Ghazi Gate- famous for its outstanding mirror work, ebony and ivory inlaid doors. Continue our drive toward Bundi If time permit then visit to Taragarh Palace, Sukh Palace, Jait Sagar, Night at Bundi.
Day 08 / Bundi Local Sightseeing – Jaipur Local Sightseeing (275 Kms / 06 Hrs.)
Today after early breakfast check out from Hotel and leave for Jaipur, before leaving Jaipur cover some important places of Bundi according to available time, cover Nawal Sagar, Bundi Palace (or Garh Palace), Hathial pole, and Chitrashala, Sukh mahal & Jet Sagar continue our driver toward Jaipur. Before entering to Jaipur visit visit the 17th century fortress of Amber Fort - marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the Maota Lake below. Go up the fort ascended on Caparisoned Elephant true to the style of the Maharajas of the past. The interiors of the fort have various royal halls decorated with intricate ivory, mirror and glasswork complemented by exquisite wall paintings. As you move between the rooms of this magnificent structure feel the history and visualize the pomp and grandeur of a kingdom never conquered, whose hilltop location is to view various palaces with rooms of stunning beauty including the world's finest chamber of mirrors and also visit temple of Kali. If you are not exhausted then you can plan for Camel riding / Camel feeding also. On the way back to Hotel en-route see the Jal Mahal. Evening you can spend some time at Market. Arrive Hotel after some rest at evening leave for Chokhi Dhani. This is a 5 Star Luxury Ethnic Resort where you can enjoy the Rajasthani Culture evening with local folk dance, puppet show, Rajasthani Dinner at various restaurant etc. Back to Hotel. Night at Jaipur.
Day 09 / Jaipur local / Shopping / Departure
Today after leisurely Breakfast checkout from Hotel and put your luggage at clock room and embark for Jaipur local Sightseeing visit Birla Mandir made by white marble continue our drive toward Maharaja's City Palace - where you can see an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal Art. The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princes, carpets, an armory of old weapons, miniature paintings portraying court scenes, battle scenes and processions, Jantar Mantar (an accurate observatory built in 1726 A.D.), Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) - a five storied wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires. Evening Shopping as per your convenience and back to Hotel. Put your luggage’s and time come to say Good Bye to this Royal Land of Rajasthan. Late evening you will be transfer to Jaipur Airport. Tour ends with sweet memories with the promise to come again soon…..Thanks to be the part of ITD Family Never forget to submit your valuable feedback