Jodhpur of Rajasthan Tour
Day 1 : Jodhpur (Arrival)
Upon your arrival in Jodhpur, check into the hotel. Located in the western region of Rajasthan, Jodhpur is one of the most popular cities in the state of Rajasthan. It is also known as the ‘Blue City’ because it has many houses painted in blue. The magnificent and formidable Mehrangarh Fort dominates the sky line of the city. Built entirely of red sandstones, the fort is perched atop of a hill. Standing as a testimony to various battles and bloodshed, the strong walls of the fort seem to have many secrets buried in. The fort has palatial period rooms, extensive courtyards and alluring latticed windows. Several sections of the fort preserve the priceless belongings of the royals such as arms, palanquins, artifacts and textiles.
Day 2 : Jodhpur to Jaisalmer (Drive)
Today, check out of the hotel and drive to the next destination ‘Jaisalmer’. Founded by Maharana Jaisal Singh, a Rajput Singh in 1156 AD, the city derives its name from the ruler itself. A part of the Great Indian Thar Desert, the city is dotted by several Havelis that were built by the royal merchants of the city. Upon arrival in Jaisalmer, check into the hotel. The rest of the day is free for leisure activities. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Day 3 : Jaisalmer (Sightseeing)
Today, in the morning, embark on a sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer. The city is quite famous for the Jaisalmer Fort, also known as Sonar Quila. The town bustles with various shops, hotels and ancient havelis and is considered as the only living fort in India. Inside this fort, visit the Raj Mahal (royal palace), the Laxminath Temple and several Jain temples. The palace museum has a huge collection of the items belonging to the royal era. Other attractions that you will visit include Patwon-ki-Haveli, Gadsisar Lake (built in the 14th century by Maharawal Gadsi for the conservation of rain water) and Sam Sand Dunes.
Day 4 : Jaisalmer to Bikaner (Drive)
In the morning, proceed to the next destination-Bikaner. A vast expanse of glistening desert, the city lies in the northern region of the state. It was founded by the Rathore Prince- Rao Bikaji in 1488 AD. Famous for Camel Safaris, it boasts of the world’s largest Camel research and breeding farm. After reaching Bikaner, take a trip to the massive Junagarh Fort. The fort was built in 1593 AD by Raja Rai Singh- the sixth ruler of the city. Some of the striking palaces inside the fort are Anup Mahal, Ganga Niwas and Rang Mahal. Moreover, you can discover the rich treasures of the bygone era in the museum.
Day 5 : Bikaner to Jaipur (Drive and Sightseeing)
Today in the morning, check out of the hotel and drive to the city of Jaipur. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and retire for the day. In the afternoon, leave the hotel and visit the famous ‘City Palace’. The impressive granite & marble structure offers a perfect blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture. The famous ‘Chandra Mahal Palace’ in the building is still inhabited by the former royal family. The ground floor is open to the general public. There is museum inside the City Palace, which is known as Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, and you’ll feel delighted to see the artifacts and items of the former royalty. For display, there are an array of royal possessions, including arms, costumes, inscriptions and paintings. A tour to the palace is incomplete without visiting the Govind Devji Temple dedicated to Lord Krishna.
Day 6 : Departure from Jaipur (Sightseeing)
In the morning, embark on a road journey to the Amber Fort. En-route to the fort, halt for a visit to Hawa Mahal. Hawa Mahal is a prominent tourist attraction in the city. The windows of the monument built through honeycombed pink sandstone were once used by the royal ladies to watch royal processions passing the streets. Feel the luxury enjoyed by the royals as you take an elephant ride up to the Amber Fort. Nestled atop of a hill, the grand fort impresses visitors at the first sight. Discover the history as you move through large gates, expansive courtyards and palatial period rooms. Later, check out of the hotel and return back home with everlasting memories from the trip.