Day : 1 Arrive Jaipur
Arrive Jaipur and stay here for 02 night
Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, is unique in its architecture, traditions, cuisine, culture making it one of the best tourist attractions in India. The city makes for a perfect destination for visitors love to explore and enjoy architecture and explore the local street markets to have an understanding of the local culture. In addition to that, you can enjoy the lip-smacking delicacies from the local Rajasthani cuisine. The Pink City offers you an option of shopping some of the best handicrafts, local jewellery and traditional clothes and so on.
Day : 2 Day in Jaipur
After breakfast, enjoy city tour of Jaipur visiting Amber Fort which was once the residence of the royal family and hence has great pieces of architecture in there. The fort, located on top of a hill has four levels with a courtyard on each of them. Sheesh Mahal Diwan-i-Khas are some of the finest examples of Indo-Saracenic architecture built hundreds of years ago. You can also enjoy the great view of the city of Jaipur from top of the fort. City Palace of Jaipur the current residence of the royal family with some sections of it open to tourists. It is, without doubt, one of the best palaces in Rajasthan with so much to look at. The Durbar Halls, expansive courtyards, royal suites, everything just oozes royalty out of it. The artefacts in the museum lets you have an understanding of how the royals lived centuries ago and even now. Jantar Mantar an observatory with 19 different astronomical architectural pieces that helped the royals understand time and other cosmic dynamics. They used it to strategize wars and have an advantage over their enemies. It is a great example of integrating science into architecture to understand science even more.
Also visit Hawa Mahal another architectural masterpiece coming from the lands of Jaipur. With its 953 windows, it is probably the only structure with so many of them. The façade at one of the sides of the palace adds more character to the palace. The windows makes it one of the best-ventilated palace from that time. You won’t feel the heat of the city in there.
Evening enjoy visiting Birla Mandir one of the innumerable temples built by the business tycoons of India, the Birla Group. Like all of their temples, this too has Lord Vishnu as its main deity. However, just like other Birla Mandirs in the country, this too is secular in its way by allowing people from all religions to enter. It has statues of important personalities from the world like Jesus Christ, Buddha, Socrates and so on.
Day : 3 Jaipur - Jodhpur (6 Hrs Journey)
After breakfast embark on your drive towards to Jodhpur - a city set in the Thar Desert of India, is one of the most popular tourist destinations, mainly because of the mega fort Mehrangarh Fort sitting on top of a huge hillock. The city, often called the Gateway to Thar, is located at the edge of the desert. The ‘Blue City’ is another nickname it has for the uniformly painted houses buildings in the vicinity of the fort. The view you get from top of the fort is something unrivalled throughout Rajasthan. Apart from the fort, you can explore market places and monuments spread around the city. Following are some of the top places to visit while you are in Jodhpur.
Later in the afternoon visit Mehrangarh Fort - A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the fort is the main attraction of the city. One of the oldest forts in the state had the initial foundation and the subsequent structures back in 8th century. The following rulers built the current fort several centuries later. The fort consists of numerous suites, temples, water bodies and much more. Jaswant Thada - a mausoleum built by Maharaja Sardar Singh in 1899 for his father Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. It is one of the attraction that uses white marble for its outer structure.Over the years, it has become the main resting place for the other members of the Marwar family. Mandore Gardens - one of the oldest gardens in Rajasthan, with most of its areas still staying as beautiful as it was centuries ago. It has several tomb-like structures, royal cenotaphs, temples and a few other ruined structures in the garden. It is a great palace for you to spend some quality time on your tour.
Later in the evening visit Clock Tower - locally known as Ghanta Ghar, is the main attraction in Sardar Market. The whole market is in fact surrounding the tower on all its side. The tower is just over a hundred years old, making it a popular tourist attraction in Jodhpur and Sardar Market – a major marketplace in Jodhpur with hundreds of tiny shops scattered all around. You can get all that you want from here, be it handicrafts or traditional clothes or some of the ancient artefacts. The market is one of the liveliest in Rajasthan.
Day : 4 Jodhpur - Udaipur (6 Hrs Journey)
After breakfast embark on your drive towards to Udaipur, upon arrival check into your hotel for 02 nights stay.
Udaipur, the City of Lakes, has various lakes as the nickname suggests with Lake Pichola being the major lake around which the main city is built. Udaipur was once the capital of Mewar dynasty, making it dotted with royal palaces and bungalows. Maharaja Udai Singh built the city when the royal family of Mewar shifted their base from their old fort Chittorgarh. One of the most amusing things about the city is the interconnectivity of the lakes to sustain the groundwater level equally across the city and further ensure that all the citizens get water at the right time. Let us look at some of the best places to visit in Udaipur.
Day : 5 Day in Udaipur
After breakfast enjoy a guided city tour of Udaipur covering City Palace - one of the biggest palaces in Rajasthan that has close to a dozen royal suites or palaces apart from the expansive courtyards, passageways and gardens. The view from the palace is quite beautiful as you get the view of the great lake and the city on the other side. The Palace is the best piece of architecture in the city. Jagdish Temple - A major monument in Udaipur, the temple is located at the centre of the city, just beside the main palace of the city. The temple has been in worship since 1651 with Lord Vishnu as its main deity, considered the Preserver of the Universe. The structure is a fine example of the Maru-Gurjara architecture. Sahelion ki Bari - Sahelion ki Bari is a major tourist attraction in Udaipur with its beautiful fountains and kiosks in its complex. The gardens has small ponds and marbles carved into the shape of elephants. You can also visit the museum in there to look at some of the artefacts from centuries ago.
Also Enjoy Boat Ride on Lake Pichola followed by visit Jag Mandir - a palace built on an island in Lake Pichola. The island also houses the Jag Mandir Gardens. The royal family used the palace as a summer resort, to host parties and as a refugee camp on two occasions in its history. The great architecture used makes it most beautiful.
Day : 6 Udaipur (Departure)
Today, you will be transferred to Udaipur airport for a connecting flight to fly back home.