Rajasthan literally, “Land of Kings” is India’s largest state. It is located on the northwestern side of the India, where it comprises most of the wide and inhospitable Thar Desert (also known as the “Rajasthan Desert” and “Great Indian Desert”).
A fierce sense of pride in their heritage and culture still lives on in the hearts and minds of these erstwhile rulers and their former subjects. You can see this in the way palaces have been preserved as Heritage Hotels, the proud moustaches and colorful turbans sported by the men and the dance and music on view during the many fairs and festivals in the state The important communities of Rajasthan are the Rajputs, Jats, Brahmans and the traders. Where you can visit Hindu’s pilgrimage, Heritage Havelis, Forts, Lakes and Desert etc and world famous Pushkar fair.
The Culture of Rajasthan is as unique and as colorful as its rich historical past. The culture and heritage reflects the colorful history of the state. One can find the essence of the culture on its folk dances, traditional cuisines, and in their everyday life.
Morning proceed to Pink City of Jaipur (265 km/ 5 hrs). En-route visit Amber Fort and enjoy an elephant ride. Upon arrival at Jaipur, transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure to explore the attractive and colorful markets of Jaipur.
Post breakfast, visit City Palace, Albert Hall, Hawa Mahal, Jantar mantar. Later, proceed to Ajmer (135 km/ 3 hrs). Visit the famous Dargah of Salim Chisti and later drive to Pushkar (11 km). Visit the only Brahma Temple in India and Pushkar lake.
Morning drive to Udaipur (286 km/ 6 hrs). Upon arrival, check into hotel. Evening at leisure.
After breakfast, visit the famous Jagdish temple which enshrines a black stone image of Lord Vishnu as Jagannath – Lord of the universe, City Palace and the Saheliyon ki bari – “Garden of the Maidens” on the bank of Pichori Lake.
Morning drive to Mount Abu (190 km/ 4.5 hrs), the only Hill Station in the Rajasthan at an altitude of 1,220 m above sea level crowning the highest peak of the Aravali Hills. Upon arrival, check into hotel. Later visit the magnificent Dilwara Jain Temples built in 11th century, Sunset Point and Nakki Lake.
After breakfast depart to Jodhpur (325 km/ 7 hrs), the second largest city of Rajasthan. Visit Meharangarh Fort, Ummaid Bhawan Palace, Museum.
Morning drive to Jaisalmer (285 km/ 7 hrs). Upon arrival, check into hotel. Evening at leisure.
In the morning, visit Jaisalmer Fort, the only fort in India which has a population of thousand living within its walls. Later visit the countless Havelis spread across Jaisalmer which are reputed as the city’s real show pieces. In the evening, visit the Sand Dunes to witness a spectacular Sunset over the Dunes.
Early morning proceed to Bikaner (332 kms/ 7 hrs). Upon arrival transfer to hotel. Later visit the magnificent Junagarh Fort. Unlike all the major Forts of Rajasthan which are on hilltopJAs, the Junagarh Fort was built on the desert plains itself. Lastly visit the National Camel Breeding Farm.
Morning transfer to Delhi (475 km/ 9 hrs), transfer to Airport/ Railway Station for your return journey.
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