Destinations Covering: Jaipur- Bikaner- Jaisalmer- Jodhpur- Mount Abu- Udaipur- Jaipur
Duration: 10Days/ 09Nights to 09Days/ 08Nights
Information regarding 09-Days Tour Package is given at the end of this 10-Days Itinerary
Arrival Location: Jaipur International Airport or Railway Station or Bus Station
Preferred Arrival Timing: Flexible, as we're spending sufficient days/nights in each cityDay 01: Jaipur arrival and sightseeing
Upon your arrival in Jaipur, our representative will be waiting for you at the designated location, holding a sign-board with your name. After a warm welcome, you will be escorted to a pre-booked vehicle for your tour. The chauffeur will drive you to the hotel for check-in. Once you have completed the check-in process and settled into your room, take some time to relax and freshen up. In the afternoon, we will begin the sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Our first stop is theHawa Mahal, also known as the Palace of Winds. Marvel at its intricate honeycomb-like facade and learn about its historical significance. Next, we will visit the City Palace, a grand royal complex featuring beautiful gardens, courtyards, and buildings. Don't miss the City Palace Museum, which houses an impressive collection of artifacts. Our tour continues to Jantar Mantar, an ancient observatory displaying astronomical instruments based on ancient concepts. Enjoy a delightful lunch, savoring the flavors of the local cuisine in the Pink City. In the late afternoon or early evening, we will visit the Albert Hall Museum, renowned for its stunning architecture and extensive collection of artifacts. Lastly, we will stop by the Birla Mandir, a captivating white marble temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, known for its serene ambiance and exquisite architecture. After a day filled with exploration, we will return to the hotel for a restful night's sleep, preparing for the adventures of the next day.Day 02: Jaipur sightseeing
Start your day with a delicious breakfast before embarking on another exciting day of sightseeing. Our first destination is the magnificent Amer Fort, a breathtaking fortress perched on a hilltop. Enjoy the exhilarating experience of an elephant ride as you ascend the fort's stairs. Capture memorable photos at Jal Mahal, a picturesque palace situated in the middle of a lake. Continue your exploration with a visit to Nahargarh Fort, located on a hill, offering panoramic views of the Pink City, Jaipur. Proceed to Jaigarh Fort, the third fort in Jaipur, known for housing the world's largest cannon within its premises. You can take a break during the sightseeing for a delicious lunch. Afterward, if time permits, we can visit other attractions such as the Akshardham Temple, Vibrant Patrika Gate (a famous picturesque point for Jaipurites), or the Govind Dev Ji Temple, regarded as the "God of Jaipur" by the locals. Alternatively, you can indulge in shopping at Jaipur's bustling markets, which offer a wide array of handicrafts, jewelry, bangles, and exquisite blue pottery. End the day with an overnight stay at the hotel.Day 03: Jaipur- Bikaner (350kms/ 06hrs)
After breakfast, drive to the captivating city of Bikaner. Take some stops in-between the journey for refreshments/ lunch. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel and relax for a while. Visit the famous Karni Mata Temple, located in Deshnok, near Bikaner. This unique temple is dedicated to Karni Mata, an incarnation of Goddess Durga, and is known for its population of rats, which are considered sacred. Witness the fascinating sight of rats roaming freely within the temple premises and seek blessings. Discover the famous Bikaner Camel Breeding Farm or National Research Centre on Camel, known for its conservation efforts and camel rides. Overnight stay in Bikaner.Day 04: Bikaner sightseeing- Khichan Bird Sanctuary- Jaisalmer (350kms/ 06hrs)
After a delectable breakfast, begin our heritage sightseeing of Bikaner by visiting the legendary Junagarh Fort, renowned for its awe-inspiring architecture and intricate carvings. Explore the opulent Lalgarh Palace, adorned with captivating frescoes and artistic treasures. Post lunch, start our scenic drive to the Golden Sands of Jaisalmer, famously known as the "Golden City" due to its sun-kissed sandstone architecture. On our way to Jaisalmer, visit Khichan Bird Sanctuary- home to Demoiselle cranes that come here every winter. Upon arrival, complete the check-in procedure at your hotel and take some leisure time to relax. As most of the time is elapsed in traveling+sightseeing so we'll cover the Jaisalmer sightseeing tomorrow.
Begin the day with a delightful breakfast before delving into the architectural splendors of Jaisalmer. Explore the majestic Jaisalmer Fort, also known as the Golden Fort, which houses elegant Jain temples and intricately carved havelis. Visit the exquisite Patwon Ki Haveli, Nathmal Ki Haveli, and Salim Singh Ki Haveli, each showcasing distinctive architectural finesse and rich heritage. Immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of Gadisar Lake, a stunning man-made reservoir that exudes serenity. The lake is adorned with exquisite temples and ghats, offering a picturesque backdrop for your exploration. Next, venture into the mystical desert region of Jaisalmer, where history and legends intertwine. Make a stop at the ancient Kuldhara Village, a place steeped in captivating tales and folklore. As you walk through the abandoned village, you'll feel a sense of mystery in the air, transporting you back in time and igniting your imagination. Prepare to be spellbound by the mesmerizing Sunset View at the famous Sam Sand Dunes. Watch in awe as the sun dips below the horizon, casting a golden glow over the vast expanse of sand. Experience the joy of Camel Safari while you create everlasting memories on sand dunes, and later then enjoy cultural program in the evening displaying rajasthani folk music and dance. Overnight stay at the hotel following a delightful dinner.Day 06: Jaisalmer- Osian- Jodhpur (300kms/05hrs)
After a flavorsome breakfast, depart for the captivating city of Jodhpur, often referred to as the "Blue City" due to its azure-hued houses. During your journey, you'll have the wonderful opportunity to visit the Osian Temples, renowned for their historical and cultural significance. Among these temples, the Sachiyan Mata Osian Temple and Jain Mahaveera Temple stand out as remarkable architectural marvels. Upon arrival, complete the check-in process at your hotel and take some time to relax. Visit the awe-inspiring Mehrangarh Fort, perched atop a hill, and be mesmerized by its grandeur and panoramic views of the city. Explore the elegant Jaswant Thada, a white marble cenotaph showcasing intricate craftsmanship. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the local markets, offering a delightful array of textiles, handicrafts, and spices. After a day of exploration, retreat to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay in Jodhpur.Day 07: Jodhpur sightseeing- Bishnoi Village- Mount Abu (300kms/ 05hrs drive)
Start your day by exploring the vibrant city of The Blue City- cover the remaining sightseeing. Explore the Umaid Bhawan Palace- an architectural marvel that seamlessly blends luxury, history, and culture. As you wander through its opulent halls and regal rooms, you'll be captivated by the royal artifacts on display, offering a glimpse into the rich heritage of the Maharajas. Visit Clock Tower- a bustling hub of activity that takes you into the heart of Jodhpur's local culture. Explore the vibrant spice market, where the air is filled with a delightful aroma of exotic spices. After lunch, begin our drive to Mount Abu. On our way to Mount Abu, visit Bishnoi Village- located on the outskirts of Jodhpur. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the Bishnoi community,known for their deep connection with nature and wildlife conservation. Witness their traditional way of life, interact with the locals, and learn about their unique customs and traditions. Continue our drive towards the "only hill-station in Rajasthan". Enjoy the scenic drive as you traverse through the Aravalli Range, soaking in the natural beauty of the surroundings. Arrive in Mount Abu, check-in to your pre-booked hotel and relax for a while. Overnight stay at the hotel as we start the sightseeing of Mount Abu tomorrow.
Enjoy a delightful breakfast and get ready to explore the serene beauty of Mount Abu, the only hill station in Rajasthan. This picturesque destination offers a tranquil retreat from the bustling cities. Cover the Mount Abu's prominent attractions, starting with Delve into the spiritual atmosphere of Dilwara Jain Temples, known for their intricate marble carvings and architectural brilliance. Admire the stunning craftsmanship and serene ambiance of these ancient temples. Visit Om Shanti Bhawan, a spiritual retreat center run by the Brahma Kumaris. Immerse yourself in the serene ambiance, attend meditation sessions, and learn about their philosophy of peace and spirituality. Explore the captivating beauty of Guru Shikhar, the highest peak in the Aravalli Range. Revel in the breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding hills and valleys from this vantage point. Also visit the Achalgarh Fort-known for its impressive architecture and historical significance. Explore the fort's intricate carvings, ancient temples, and the famous Achaleshwar Mahadev Temple. Post lunch, drive towards Udaipur. On arrival, transfer to the hotel for check-in, and relax for some time after a day of sightseeing+traveling. Overnight stay at the hotel.Day 09: Udaipur sightseeing
Start your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel.Begin the sightseeing tour of Lake City by visiting the majestic City Palace, the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. Explore its opulent courtyards, magnificent palaces, the impressive Crystal Gallery, and museums showcasing a rich collection of artifacts. Pay a visit to Jagdish Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, and admire its intricate carvings and sculptures. Continue your exploration with a visit to Saheliyon-ki-Bari, a serene garden adorned with fountains, kiosks, marble elephants, and delightful lotus pools. Take a leisurely walk and immerse yourself in the peaceful ambiance. Enjoy lunch at a convenient location like the famous food-point- Sukhadia Circle, rejuvenating yourself for the rest of the sightseeing.Proceed to the Maharana Pratap Memorial, situated on the Moti Mangri hill. Not only will you visit the memorial dedicated to the Pride of Mewar, Maharana Pratap, but you will also enjoy panoramic views of the city. Opt for a boat ride on either Lake Pichola or Fateh Sagar Lake, the two largest lakes in Udaipur. Both offer enchanting experiences, but boating on Lake Pichola provides views of prominent attractions such as Lake Palace, City Palace, Jag Mandir Island Palace, Udai Vilas, and more. In the evening, immerse yourself in a cultural performance showcasing traditional folk dances and music at Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal. Relax and enjoy the beautiful views of Lake Pichola during the evening hours. Indulge in a leisurely dinner before resting for the night, preparing for the journey of the following day.Day 10: Udaipur- Jaipur (450kms/ 06-07hrs drive)
After a fulfilling breakfast, bid farewell to the enchanting city of Udaipur as you embark on a scenic drive back to Jaipur. En-route, you can either visit Chittorgarh Fort or Pushkar Brahma Temple. Upon arrival in Jaipur, our representative will assist you with your departure arrangements, ensuring a smooth end to your memorable Rajasthan tour. Carry with you cherished memories of the grand forts, palaces, and vibrant culture that Rajasthan has bestowed upon you.
Departure Location:- Jaipur/ Udaipur Airport or Railway Station or Bus Station.
Preferred Departure Timing: Either Take Direct Udaipur as the departure point or Jaipur by visiting en-route attractions such as Pushkar/ Chittorgarh. For Jaipur departure, you should take evening as the departure point by Considering the 06-07hrs journey, and depending upon your flight we'll depart from Udaipur accordingly for Jaipur departure.
This marks the end of "Rajasthan Heritage Tour in 10/09 Days by Car and Driver".
09 Days/ 08Nights- You can skip either Bikaner or Mount Abu and then follow the itinerary accordingly without much changes like
The Jaipur sightseeing tour includes the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Albert Hall Museum, Birla Mandir, Amer Fort, Jal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, and other optional attractions like Akshardham Temple, Vibrant Patrika Gate, and Govind Dev Ji Temple. You can visit our Jaipur 01 Day Tour sightseeing page to get to know about the sightseeing and the order of attractions.
It's "Shee Govind Dev Ji" who's considered to be "The God Of Jaipur" by the Jaipurites, Govind Dev Ji is one of the many names of Lord Krishna (an incarnation of Lord Vishnu). You can visit the "Govind Dev Ji Temple" in Jaipur as a part of your Jaipur sightseeing.
The best time to visit the Albert Hall Museum in Jaipur is in the late afternoon or early evening when the museum's stunning architecture and extensive collection of artifacts can be explored.
One of the famous temples to visit in Bikaner is the Karni Mata Temple, located in Deshnok. It is known for its population of rats, which are considered sacred. Interesting thing is that they won't behave like usual rats and are worshipped and that is one of the reasons why this place is a sacred one.
Yes, you can visit the Bikaner Camel Breeding Farm or the National Research Centre on Camel, known for their conservation efforts and camel rides. These experiences offer insights into the rich culture and heritage of the region. Other things to explore are Karni Mata Temple in Deshnok, Junagarh Fort, and Lallgarh Palace Musuem. Also, you can visit the Gajner Palace Museum, former palace of the ruler of Gajner town, now turned into a hotel but some part is open as museum.
The Khichan Bird Sanctuary is known for hosting a large population of Demoiselle cranes that migrate here during winters. Visitors can witness the fascinating sight of these beautiful birds and learn about their conservation.
Jaisalmer Fort, also known as the Golden Fort, is unique as it is one of the few living forts in the world. It houses elegant Jain temples, intricately carved havelis, and offers panoramic views of the city and surrounding desert.
Gadisar Lake is a stunning man-made reservoir in Jaisalmer. It is adorned with exquisite temples and ghats, creating a serene and picturesque ambiance. Visitors can enjoy a boat ride or simply soak in the tranquil beauty of the surroundings.
The cultural program in Jaisalmer showcases traditional Rajasthani folk music and dance performances. It offers a glimpse into the vibrant local culture and adds to the overall experience of visiting this culturally rich city. It's experienced during the desert camp stay in Jaisalmer after (or, along with the) dinner.
In Jodhpur, you must visit the awe-inspiring Mehrangarh Fort, which offers grandeur and panoramic views of the city. Explore the elegant Jaswant Thada, a white marble cenotaph showcasing intricate craftsmanship. Don't miss the vibrant local markets, offering textiles, handicrafts, and spices. Check out Jodhpur 01 Day Tour sightseeing for more info and order of attractions.
The Osian Temples are renowned for their historical and cultural significance. Among them, the Sachiyan Mata Osian Temple and Jain Mahaveera Temple stand out as remarkable architectural marvels, showcasing intricate carvings and rich heritage.
Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan and offers a tranquil retreat from the bustling cities. It is known for its serene beauty, Dilwara Jain Temples with intricate marble carvings, Guru Shikhar with breathtaking views, and the Achalgarh Fort showcasing impressive architecture and ancient temples.
The Maharana Pratap Memorial is situated on the Moti Mangri hill and offers panoramic views of the city. In addition to visiting the memorial dedicated to Maharana Pratap, you can enjoy the scenic beauty of Udaipur from this vantage point.
The drive from Udaipur to Jaipur offers scenic beauty as you traverse through the picturesque landscapes of Rajasthan. Depending on the chosen route, you can also visit attractions such as Chittorgarh Fort or Pushkar Brahma Temple en-route.
The prime or the famous Rajasthan covers Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, and Jaisalmer. So, the mininum
duration to cover any 03 places out of these is 06Days/ 05Nights and the minimum duration to cover all these places is 07 Days/06 Nights.
But, the suggested duration is 08Days/ 07Nights to cover all the famous places/ cities of Rajasthan in a comfortable manner.
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