Jaipur - Ajmer - Udaipur - Nathdwara - Eklingji
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 - Ajmer (By Road - 131kms - 03hrs)
Morning drive to Ajmer - Where two cultures meet.
Temples and mosques within a short distance of
each other. The harmonious blend of Hinduism and
Islam gives this town a unique character. Arrive
Ajmer and an excursion to Pushkar- (11kms from
Ajmer) Quiet and tranquil, Pushkar is a heaven
for tourist searching for respite, A religious
town built around a lake, it is best known for
the annual camel/cattle fair that turns the heaven
into a riot of colour. Evening drive back to Ajmer.
Overnight at hotel.
04 / Ajmer - Udaipur (By Road - 276kms - 6.5hrs)
Morning sightseeing of Ajmer visiting Anasagar
- an artificial lake, on one embankment is the
marble 'baradaries' (pavilions) erected by Shahajahan
in 1637 and on the other side a park (Daulat Bagh)
Later visit the Dargarh. Located in the heart
of the old city is the tomb of the Sufi saint-Khwaja
Moinuddin Chishti. Beyond the dargah is a building
of unusual architecture. After lunch depart for
Udaipur- an oasis in the desert state of Rajasthan
Enroute sightseeing of Deogarh (famous palace
converted into hotel) and Nathdwara (famous temple
of Lord Krishna).
Arrive Udaipur and transfer to hotel. Overnight
05 / Udaipur
Morning sightseeing tour of Udaipur covering City
Palace, poised over Lake Pichola, iridescent with
tile and mirror inlay. Later visit the famous
Jain temples of Nagda and Eklingi 15kms. From
Udaipur. Overnight at hotel.
06 / Udaipur - Jaipur (By Road - 406kms - 08hrs.)
Morning drive to Jaipur enroute visiting Kumbhalgarh
- famous for Fort converted into hotel. Enroute
visit the Jain temples at Ranakpur, superbly preserved
in a near-perfect condition for over 500 years.
The most attractive features are the 29 halls
of the temple, which have 1444 pillars of which
no two are like. Arrive Jaipur and transfer to
hotel. Overnight at hotel.
07 / Departure
Transfer to airport for onward journey.
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