Rajashtan Tours Holiday Packages No.3
DAY TO DAY SCHEDULE
O1 DAY : JAIPUR ARRIVAL
Pick up Point Airport and Railway station, Bus stand Jaipur. After dropping hotel and Fresh up and Reddy to go for local city Sightseeing.
Amber Fort:The Amber Fort was constructed during the 15th century by Raja Man Singh, who was the renowned Rajput commander in the army of Mughal ruler Akbar. It also has large gateways, stairways, beautiful palaces, courts and pillared pavilions. The fort is also known for Sheesh Mahal, Jas Mandir, Jali Screens and other important temples.
Chandra Mahal:Situated inside the leviathan City Palace, the Chandra Mahal was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II. The magnificent palace is a seven storied citadel that is home to verdant gardens, marvelous paintings and ornately decorated ceilings. Luxury, beauty and architectural brilliance, Chnadra Mahal is a must visit place for anyone in Jaipur.
Shri Govind Deo Temple:The history behind this temple is that Lord Govind Dev Ji idol was brought by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II from Vrindavan to his own palace, Surya Mahal. It was believed that the king was inspired by a dream, in which Lord Krishna told him to install the idol in his palace, to save it from being destroyed by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. Later Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II make another Mahal for himself Chandra Mahal
City Palace Museum: Also known as Pratap Museum, located inside the complex of city .Ganesh Deori which means�Door of Lord Ganesha� is the entrance gate located inside,it has a remaekable collection of ancient sculptures, curios, antiques and inscriptions of the bygone era.
02 DAY : JAIPUR TO JODHPUR
After breakfast check out hotel & Departure for Jodhpur. Arrive in Jodhpur and check in hotel in the afternoon visit.
Ummaid Bhawan Palace:Umaid Bhawan Palace, located at Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India, is one of the world's largest private residences. A part of the palace is managed by Taj Hotels. Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, grandfather of the present owner Gaj Singh of the palace, this edifice has 347 rooms and serves as the principal residence of the erstwhile Jodhpur royal family. A part of the palace also houses a museum.
Moti Mahal:Moti Mahal, as the name suggests, is the Pearl Hall where the royal families held their audience. The hall is known to have glass windows and five nooks that enabled the queens to listen to the proceedings taking place in the Sringar Chowki, The Royal Throne of Jodhpur.
Mehrangarh Fort:The history of Mehrangarh Fort is related to Rao Jodha of the Rathore Clan. He ascended as the fifteenth Rathore ruler in 1458. One year after his crowning, the Maharaja was advised to move his capital to a safer place. The 1000-year Mandore fort, the then capital was slowly and gradually deteriorating therefore needed to be abandoned. The search of a new location brought to the isolated hill looming over Jodhpur.
Jaswant Thada:Jaswant Thada was built by Sardar Singh in 1899 in memory of Maharajah Jaswant Singh II. An architectural landmark, it is a white marble memorial. This 19th century royal cenotaph built in commemoration of Maharajah Jaswant Singh II, the 33rd Rathore ruler of Jodhpur, is made out of intricately carved sheets of marble.
03 DAY: JODHPUR TO BIKANER
After breakfast proceed to Bikaner. Arrival check in hotel, after getting freshen up proceed for sightseeing:
Junagarh Fort Bikaner:This fascinating piece of architecture was built between 1588 -1593 AD by Raja Rai Singh (1571 - 1611 AD), a general in army of Mughal emperor, Akbar. Raja Rai Singh, who lived in the times of the Mughal Emperors Akbar and Jahangir, was a famous military leader. He was rewarded for his bravery in battle by revenue from parts of Gujarat and Burhanpur. He used these funds in the construction of the Junagarh Fort. The ideas he absorbed during his travels across India after seeing many other forts and palaces were also applied in the construction of Junagarh Fort of Rajasthan.
Anup Mahal: Anup Mahal (Privy Council Room) has over elaborate prettiness – the gold Vermilion varnished work. Accents are effected by slighting the relief by replacing the vermilion background with a glorying green, blue and violet, by motifs treated completely in gold and by mirrors and mirrors or glass mosaic. The richest gift relief’s are found between the arches on top of the columns, which show leaf work, but by multiplication of the leaves and flowers the impression of a hill covered with Jungle is obtained.
Jag Mandir: Jag Mandir Palace is a beautiful palace located on the southern island of Lake Pichola. The three-storied Palace is a palatial structure made in yellow sandstone and marble. Built in early years of 17th century, Jag Mandir Palace was raised by Maharana Karan Singh to serve as a hiding place for Prince Khurram (popularly known as Shah Jahan). Between the years of 1620-28, Maharana Karan Singh ruled the region and during this period Prince Khurram revolted against his father
Sheesh Mahal: Bikaner is the region/district of the Rajasthan State, India. It is positioned at 330 km distance in North West of the Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Founder of this beautiful Indian tourist place was Rao Bika (2nd son of King Rao Jodha), and the year was 1488. Rao Bika was trying to create own named state but was not able due to his father empire and expansion policy. However, later he got the chance to build own kingdom by creating the district Bikaner.
Karni Mata Temple: his temple is located in Deshnoke, 30 kms from Bikener, Rajasthan. This is famous as Rat Temple. The rats are very sacred in this temple. There are many 1000s of rats here. These rats are considered as holy and not as pests. It is believed that there are around 20,000 rats here. They are seen everywhere. Neither the rats nor the devotees are scared of each other. Devotees and rats share a special bond. These rats are known as Khabas. They offer prayers to these rats. The Prasadam is first offered to the Khabas and only then to the devotees.
04 Day:BIKANER TO JAISALMER
After breakfast check out from Hotel & proceed to Jaisalmer. Arrival in Jaisalmer check into the hotel after getting freshen up proceed for sightseeing.
Jaisalmer Fort:The city is said to be founded by one Raja Rawal Jaisal, a Bhatti Rajput ruler, in approximately 1156 A D. Legends go by that he did it on the behest of a local hermit named Eesaal. The raja choose Trikuta hill as the new site for his fort as his earlier adobe at Luderwa(16 k.m from present Jaisalmer) was too vulnerable to his comfort. But it should always be kept in mind that these legends are most of the time product of conscious minds that are very vulnerable to the oriental exaggeration.
Jain Temples:The temple complex is open through out the morning till 12noon, for the visitors. So try to get up a bit early or you might miss this splendor. The campus also contain Gyan Bhandar library. Well if you are a student of comparative archeology or otherwise, the library will prove to be a good place to prowl as it contains some of the rare manuscripts available in India.
The Jaisalmer War Museum:At a distance of 11 km from Jaisalmer Railway Station and 12 km from Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer War Museum is situated at Military Station on the Jaisalmer - Jodhpur Highway. This unique war museum is surely a must visit place for all Indian and foreigner tourists coming to Jaisalmer.
Jaisalmer War Museum was set up by the Indian Army in 2015 and was inaugurated on 24th August by Lieutenant General Ashok Singh, General Officer Commanding in Chief, Southern Command. The inauguration of the Museum in the Golden Jubilee Commemoration Year of 1965 Indo Pak War is also a tribute to all soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice.
05 DAY :JAISALMER SUM SAND DUNES
Gadisar Lake: Built in the 14th century, it was once the source of drinking water for the entire town of Bikaner. Now it has developed as a tourist spot with many temples and shrines surrounding the lake.Feeding fishes could be fun too. This is a great spot to click pictures, especially at the time of sunrise and sunset.
In evening return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Tazia Tower: Tazia in Urdu refers to a float taken during the procession of Muharram. The old Muslim craftsmen of the time gave this structure the shape of a Tazia as a symbol of their religion. The architects of the tower gifted the palace to the Royal patrons of Badal Palace.
Tazia Tower is located in the Badal Palace complex near Amar Sagar Gate. Rich in history, this is a five-storeyed tower, with each floor maintaining its own significance. Note that every floor has a unique and beautiful balcony.
DAY 06: JAISALMER TO UDAIPUR
After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Udaipur. Arrival in Udaipur check-in to the hotel. Later in the evening proceed for.
City Palace, Udaipur The royal facade and magnificent history has made the City Palace Complex, Udaipur, a must visiting destination in India. Every palace and structure in this complex paints a unique picture of the past. In the year 1559, along with the establishment of the Udaipur city by Maharana Udai Singh II, the city was built. The place was ruled by Maharanas over the next 300 years.
The Jagdish Temple:the Jagdish Temple from the 'Reading Collection: Views of Udaipur' taken by an unknown photographer c.1910. The photograph is part of an album containing architectural and topographical views of sites in Rajasthan, mainly of Udaipur, originally in the collection of Rufus Daniel Isaacs, Lord Reading, who served as Viceroy of India (1921-1926).
Saheliyon-ki-Bari: Saheliyon Ki Bari was built by Maharana Sangram Singh II in 18th century and he presented this garden to his queen. The queen along with the 48 maids, who were presented to king as a part UdaipurInsights.comof dowry on their marriage, used to spent their leisure time in this garden. The royal ladies used to enjoy their UdaipurInsights.compleasurable moments in this garden, away from the political intrigues of the court.
Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal: There is culture flowing through every street in Rajasthan. The people have made a special effort to retain their old history and cultural practices as they move ahead with times. Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal is an example of that practice. Here, you will go through the history of the culture and art practiced in Rajasthan, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.
Museum of folk art: Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal or Folklore Museum in Udaipur was founded in the year 1952 under the initiative of Shri Devi Lal Samar.“The main purpose of establishment of this institution was to project the finer points of folk arts and folk culture; search for the artists in remote areas and give them recognition and establishment of a folk museum where objects and finds of the survey could be displayed for research and educational purpose.
In evening return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Maharana Pratap Memorial:his is a very congenial old building built right on the waterfront of Lake Pichola at Gangori Ghat. Amir Chand Badwa, the Prime Minister of Mewar built it in the eighteenth century. The palace has over hundred rooms and some very interesting display of costumes and modern art. The glass and mirror in the interiors of the Haveli delicate work and well preserved too.
evening return to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 07: IN UDAIPUR
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing:
Haldighati: Haldighati spoke to me through the history books all through my school days. The history of Maharana Pratap and his courage seeped in through the poetry books that we read. The battle of Haldighati also called Haldi Ghati stands as the turning point in the history of Mughal and Rajputana history. Chetak, the horse who flew on three legs remains a symbol of loyalty and companionship many generations after he did that mean feat for his master Maharana Pratap.
Nathdwara: he Shrinathji temple, Nathdwara is dedicated to Lord Krishna. It is located in Nathdwara, approximately 48km to the north of Udaipur. The Nathdwara Shrinathji temple of Rajasthan houses a statue of Lord Krishna, sculpted from a single piece of black marble. The statue has one of its arms raised, giving an impression of Lord Krishna holding the Govardhan Mountain. The other arm seems to be giving a blessing as well as holding a dance posture.
Eklingji: It is a Hindu temple complex in Udaipur District of Rajasthan in western India. Eklingji is believed to be the ruling deity of Mewar Princely State and the Ruler Maharana rules as his Dewan. Located 22 km north of Udaipur. Eklingji is a revered place of devotion for Hindu tourists in India. Lord is referred as the kuldevta (or Ishtadevata) of many Brahmins communities including Trivedi Mewada and Bhatt Mewada of Mewar & Gujarat region. In evening return to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 08: UDAIPUR DROPPING
After breakfast proceed to Udaipur (dropping) Railway Station / Airport. The trip ends with sweet memories.