RAJASTHAN TOURS PACKAGES No. 01
Day wise Details
1st Day: Fist Entry in JaipurJaipur pick up on airport/Railway. Check in the hotel, after getting freshen up proceed for sightseeing city.
Amer Fort Amber Fort is located Amer is placed at a distance of 11 km from Jaipur city. Amber was the capital of the Kachhawaha till Jaipur was made the official capital in 1727. Amber is generally pronounced as Amer. It is situated about 10 km away from Jaipur on Jaipur-New Delhi road. It was governed by Kachawaha rulers and also was the capital of old Dhundar state of Jaipur. The town was originally named Ambikeshwara and was later abridged to Amber or Amer.
City Palace, Jaipur: City palace is situated in the heart of the Pink city, slightly northeast ?f the very centre ?f Jaipur. Although the Palace was designed according to the Vaastushastra but still Rajput, Mughal and European architectural styles are reflected in the City Palace. The City Palace was built under the rule of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in the year 1699 and continued till 1744. The city palace is divided into two parts- One part is Sawai Man Singh museum and other is still the residing palace of the former Maharaja..
Chandra Mahal:Chandra Mahal is located on the western side of the City Palace complex of Jaipur. Also known as Chandra Niwas, it is presently the residence of Maharaja of Jaipur. Constructed by Jai Singh II, the King of Jaipur, Chandra Mahal covers almost one-seventh part of the City Palace.
Shri Govind Dev Ji Temple:Govind dev ji temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. The temple is situated in Jaipur in Rajasthan state of India. It is located in the city palace complex. The temple is surrounded by many gardens. In among thousands of temple in Jaipur Govind Dev Ji is most popular temple. Daily thousands devotee shree Krishna comes to Govind dev ji temple.
City Palace Museum:City Palace Museum also called as Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum is the house of rare and exquisite scriptures of Hindu from the primitive period of India. This museum comes under City Palace of Jaipur.
Second Day: JAIPUR TO JAISALMER:
Jaisalmer Fort:Jaisalmer Fort is a monument worth visiting and worth retaining in your conscious mind. Like various other cities of Rajasthan, in Jaisalmer too you will find different facets of its own glorious heritage. Though you can find historical monuments scattered all over the city, the Jaisalmer Fort will immediately command your attention. Made of sand stones and locally known as Sonar Quila, the Jaisalmer Fort is a dominating structure amidst sands. .
The Patwon Ji ki Haveli: It is an interesting piece of Architecture and is the most important among the havelis in Jaisalmer. This is precisely because of two things, first that it was the first haveli erected in Jaisalmer and second, that it is not a single haveli but a cluster of 5 small havelis. The first among these havelis was commissioned and constructed in the year 1805 by Guman Chand Patwa and is the biggest and the most ostentatious. It is believed that Patwa was a rich man and was a renowned trader of his time. These were completed in the span of 50 years.
Salim Ji Ki Haveli Jaisalamer:Salim Singh ki haveli has been built on the remains of an older haveli built in the late 17th century. The new building was built in the year 1815 and was occupied by the Mehta family of Jaisalmer. They were the most influential family of their time. This haveli was commissioned by Salim Singh, the then Prime Minister of the kingdom when Jaisalmer was the capital. The haveli has a distinct architecture. The roof has been constructed in the form of Peacock. The haveli is situated beside the hills near the Jaisalmer Fort. People claim that Salim Singh made two additional floors in order to make it as high as the fort but the Maharaja did not take this attempt in good spirit. He ordered the extra floors to be torn down. Nevertheless we do not find enough evidence to corroborate the story.
This Nathmal Ji ki haveli:It was commissioned to serve as the residence of Diwan Mohata Nathmal, the then Prime Minister of Jaisalmer. Maharawal Beri Sal commissioned the construction of this Haveli. The architects of this haveli were Hathi and Lulu who happened to be brothers. There is a very interesting story regarding its construction. It is said that the two brothers started building different facets of haveli simultaneously. In those days there were no such instruments, which could keep a track on continuity and thus when this building came up finally it had irregular shape. In the Evening, enjoy Camel ride to view the sunset. Night stay in Jaisalmer.
Third Day: JAISALMER TO UDAIPUR
After breakfast check out from the hotel & proceed to Udaipur. Arrive in Udaipur check in at hotel in the afternoon visit.
City Palace Museum, Udaipur, Overlooking the beautiful Lake Pichola on the eastern bank, City Palace in Udaipur is a brilliant example of the fusion of Rajasthani and Mughal architectural style. This structure of marble was collectively built by the Sisodia Rajput clan.The palace is divided into various architectures, which turn out to be its major highlights. Most prominent amongst them is the City Palace Museum, which stays open for exhibition to the general public, all days of the week.
The Jagdish Temple:Shri Jagdish Temple, located near the City Palace of Udaipur, Rajasthan, is a striking example of Hindu religious architecture comprised of beautifully carved pillars, decorated ceilings, painted walls and lush halls. With a massive gateway, three stories of hand carved stone, and a steeple nearly 79 feet high, Jagdish Temple is the largest temple in Udaipur, India.
Saheliyon-ki-Bari:Saheliyon Ki Bari is one the most beautiful gardens and a major tourist destination in Udaipur. The garden is famous for its lush green lawns, marble art and fountains. English translation of Saheliyon Ki Bari means "Garden of maids". This renowned garden is located on the banks of Fateh Sagar Lake, presenting a green retreat in the dry lands of Rajasthan.
Bharatiya Lok Kala Mandal:Bhartiya lok Kala mandal was founded by Padma Shri devi lal samar in 1952. The main objective of the Institute is to conduct studies on the folk art, songs and festivals of regions like Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh etc and to revive a vanishing folk culture. The institute has a puppet unit that trains children, teachers and other artists in the art of puppetry, as this is a very powerful non-conventional educative medium.
Museum of folk art:The museum is the outcome of various art objects and artifacts collected by the centre over the last 44 years. Traditional costumes, ornaments,miniature paintings and many other art objects are displayed in it to give a synoptic idea of the folk heritage of India. The museum is open from 9.00 AM to 6 PM every day.
Maharana Pratap Memorial:The memorial comprises a life-sized bronze statue of Maharana Pratap balanced on his loyal and favorite horse, Chetak. It is believed that Chetak was a faithful horse. He was extremely protective towards Maharana Pratap and stood by his master till his last breath. Chetak was killed in the battle of Haldighati. People visit this memorial to pay their homage to the Rajput hero, Rana Pratap and his loyal mount 'Chetak
Forth Day: JAISALMER TO UDAIPUR
Haldighati: The battle of Haldighati has gone down in the annals of Indian history as one which showcased the great valour of the Rajput troops led by their scion Rana Pratap. The result was indecisive, but the battle was truly symbolic of the raw courage, spirit of sacrifice, and loyalty of the Rajputs in their heroic defence of their motherland.
Nathdwara: Srinathji (Thakurji) is a child form of the great Lord Krishna , often known as “balak swarup” of Lord Krishna.The followers of Pushtimarg assert that the deity's arm and face first emerged out of the Govardhan hill (near Mathura) and thereafter, the local inhabitants (Vrajavasis) under the spiritual leadership of Madhavendra Puri started the worship of the Gopal (Krishna) deity, This Gopala deity was later termed as Shrinathji. Thus, Madhavendra Puri is attributed to discovery of the deity of Gopala near Govardhana, which was later adapted and worshiped by Vallabhacharya as Shrinathji. Initially, Madhavendra Puri, carried out the worship of the deity's upraised arm and later, the face.
Eklingji temple Udaipur: Eklingji Temple is one of the most popular temples of Rajasthan and is sited at a distance of 22 km in the north of Udaipur. Eklingnath Temple is dedicated to the Lord Shiva of the Hindu religion and its brilliant architecture drives several tourists here every year. This double-storied temple looks magnificent with its pyramidal style of roof and uniquely carved tower. The outer walls of the temple are stretched with steps that lower touching the serene waters. Inside the arena, the main temple is a huge pillared hall or 'mandap' that is sheltered by heavy pyramidal roof.
DAY 05: UDAIPUR TO JAIPUR
Hawa Mahal in Jaipur:The renowned 'Palace Of The Winds', or Hawa Mahal, is one of the prominent tourist attractions in Jaipur city. Located in the heart of Jaipur, this beautiful five-storey palace was constructed in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh who belonged to Kachhwaha Rajput dynasty. In evening return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Jantar Mantar:Is a stone and the largest observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh. The primary purpose of the observatory was to compile astronomical tables, and to predict the times and movements of the sun, moon and planets. In evening return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Laxminarayan Temple:According to history, the Birla temple was built on the land given to the Birla family by the Maharaja, for just a token sum of one rupee. One of India's most famous business families, B.M Birla Foundation, built this temple in the year 1988. In evening return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Sixth Day: JAIPUR DROPPING
After breakfast proceed to Jaipur (dropping) Railway Station / Airport. The trip ends with sweet memories.