Rajasthan at its Best

Rajasthan at its Best

Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
Places Covered: Delhi - Udaipur - Ranakpur - Jodhpur - Osian - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Gajner - Jaipur - Delhi

Lake Palace, Udaipur TravelsDay 1: Delhi - Udaipur
Early morning, transfer to the airport for flight to Udaipur (0610 / 0910 hrs).
Upon arrival, the guests will be met & transferred to the hotel.
City tour of Udaipur - The tour will cover the magnificent City Palace, the Jagdish Temple, the pleasure gardens and a drive around the other nearby lakes.
Return to hotel for lunch.
Afternoon, enjoy a cruise by private boat on the placid waters of Lake Pichola. From the lake you have a wonderful view of the City Palace stretching along the east bank, while the south bank has pleasant gardens running down to the waterside.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Udaipur - Ranakpur - Jodhpur
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Jodhpur (280 kms) enroute visit Ranakpur Temples.
Ranakpur Temples - the most magnificent 15th century Jain temples situated in the deep secluded valley of the Aravalli Hills. Though over 500 years old, the temples here are superbly preserved in a near-perfect condition.Includes visit to two more Jain temples and the Temple of the Sun God with its erotic sculptures.
Umaid Bhawan, Jodhpur Travel GuideContinue another few kms onto Maharani Bagh Orchards for typical Rajasthani lunch in a Mango grove. After lunch, continue drive to Jodhpur.
Upon arrival, proceed for sightseeing tour of Jodhpur.
City tour of Jodhpur includes Meherangarh Fort - one of the most impressive & formidable in the whole of fort-studded Rajasthan is situated on a high natural rock bluff and from which you can look down on the wonderful panorama of the bustling city below, Jaswant Thada - the Royal Cenotaphs.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Jodhpur - Osian - Jaisalmer
Morning drive to Jaisalmer, (235 kms).Enroute stop for lunch at Osian.
Osian Desert camp - an oasis in the desert, a great centre of Brahmanical and Jain religions.
After lunch drive to Jaisalmer (235 kms).
Upon arrival at Jaisalmer - check into hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure for own activities.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 4: Jaisalmer
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for city tour of Jaisalmer. Visit this perfect Rajput walled desert city which is like a golden jewel shimmering above the hard sand. Visit the palaces, the Jain temples and magnificent Havelis. Also visit the Fort - built in 1156 by Rawal Jaisal, the Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer Travel VacationsJaisalmer Fort is the second oldest fort of Rajasthan after Chittor. One fourth of the population lives inside the Fort.
Lunch at the hotel.
Afternoon, camel ride to visit the Royal Cenotaphs of the Rawalsin Barra bagh where the rulers were cremated. This is also the best place to witness the spectacular desert sunset, and photograph the fort.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Gajner
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Gajner (300 kms) - enroute do sightseeing of Bikaner.
Visit the Junagarh Fort constructed between 1588 and 1593 by Raja Jai Singh, a general in the Moghul Emperor Akbar's army.Thereafter continue drive to Gajner.
Upon arrival at Gajner - check into hotel. Gajner Palace built on the embankment of a lake, beautifully architectured and is made of Red Sandstone. One can appreciate the craftsmanship of the intricate carvings on red sandstone.
Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the palace with its beautiful lake and surrounded wooded areas which has become the home of different species of migratory birds, most renowned amongst them being the Imperial Sand Grouse. Endangered Antelopes like Black Bucks, Nilgais, Chinkaras and other animals like the Wild Boar roam freely in this area which is now a preserved sanctuary.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 6: Gajner - Jaipur
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Jaipur ( 280 kms).
Upon arrival at Jaipur - check into hotel.

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