Jaipur - Samode - Jaipur
01 / Arrival Jaipur
Arrive Jaipur, Meet assist at the airport &
transfer to hotel.
Jaipur- the fabled 'pink city' of the desert named
after Jai Singh, the former Maharaja of Jaipur.
This is the only city in the world symbolizing
the nine divisions of the universe through the
nine rectangular sectors subdividing it. The palaces
and forts of the yesteryears, which were witnesses
to the royal processions and splendours, are now
02 / Jaipur
After a leisurely breakfast, visit the majestic
Amber Fort, one that cannot be easily described.
You ride up on Elephants to the former capital
of the royals set against the backdrop of the
wooded hills. Post lunch tour of the Palace of
Winds also known as Hawa Mahal. This elaborate
building, now little more than a façade,
is encrusted with delicate screens and carved
balconies from which the royal ladies, confined
to their quarters, could sneakily view the outside
world. Past, present and future merge at Jai Singh's
observatory, where time has been accurately measured
since the 17th century. Later also visit Birla
Mandir-a unique monument with exquisite marble
carvings. In the evening enjoy your dinner at
Chokhi dani (an ethnic village resort)
where you will have an idea of the village life
of Rajasthan. Also enjoy various traditional Rajasthani
dances, puppet show and various other interesting
activities. Overnight at hotel.
03 / Jaipur
After breakfast visit the two fortresses Jaigarh
and Nahargarh, both with motor able roads running
up to them, and full of the history of the state's
martial past. Evening free at leisure. Overnight
04 / Jaipur - Samode - Jaipur
Morning drive to Samode- famous for the elegant
Samode Palace, Nestled picturesquely amidst rugged
hills, Samode Palace with its stately grandeur
and frescoed walls is a pleasant journey into
the glorious past. The Palace is full of architectural
delights-the birds, animals and flowers painted
on the walls of Sultan Mahal, the dining room
with stained glass windows and its collection
of old family portraits, the Durbar Mahal with
its painted ceilings and intricately carved walls
and beautiful chandeliers give this place its
old world charm. Explore this splendid Palace
and later have your lunch at the Palace. Evening
drive back to Jaipur.
05 / Departure
Transfer to airport for onward journey.
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