Meet our tour representative in Jaipur Railway station/airport and get transferred to a hotel. Check in to the hotel and freshen up for sightseeing tour. You start with City Palace (Located in the centre of the city, this palace was the residence of Mahraja of Jaipur.
Belongings and lifestyle of the erstwhile rulers is showcased in the museum inside the palace), then you visit Hawa Mahal (The iconic pink Palace of Jaipur, was built for the royal women, so that they could view the bustle of the city without being stared by the locals) and Jantar Mantar (collection of architectural astronomical instruments, made by Sawai Jai Singh. After this, you return to your room and stay overnight.
In the morning, visit Amber Fort (Rusty fort facing Moata Lake. Some of the highlights of the fort are Diwan-i-aam and Sheesh Mahal). In order to reach Amber Fort you can opt for an elephant ride as well.
In the evening, return to the hotel and spend the rest of the time by shopping or dining at the local area. Later, you stay overnight in the hotel room.
In the morning leave for Pushkar. Pushkar is famed for hosting the biggest Camel Fair in the world and for having the only Brahma Temple. Upon reaching, you take a dip in the Pushkar Lake and enjoy the beauty of Rose Garden. Later, you check in to the hotel and stay overnight.
You head to Mount Abu, the only hill station of Rajasthan. Mount Abu is refreshing and a summer retreat without doubt. As you reach Mount Abu, you check in to the hotel and stay overnight.
Start the day by visiting Dilwara Jain Temple (This Temple was built between 11th and 13th century AD and flaunts peerless craft of marbles). If you want to partake in Puja, you have to bathe and get ready; and all the facilities regarding the same are available in the temple. After this, enjoy boating in Nakki Lake (a quiet lake with hillocks in the background).
Thereafter, shop or eat in Mall Road. Further, leave for Udaipur Airport/ Railway Station to continue your own journey.
Also known as Amer Fort, Amber Fort is one of the principal tourist attractions in the Jaipur area, located high on a hill. Amer Fort was built by Raja Man Singh and is known for its artistic style, blending both Hindu and Rajput elements. The aesthetic ambiance of this formidable fort is seen within its walls on a four level layout plan. The palace was lived in by the Rajput Maharajas and their families. The Amer town itself, which is an integral and inevitable entry point to the...
The Birla Temple, built by BD Birla is the major tourist attraction in the Jaipur city. Also known as Laxmi Narayan Temple, this temple is located on an elevated ground at the base of Moti Dungari hill. This temple is one of the major attractions of Jaipur and looks stunning, when it is brightly lit in the night. Three huge domes of the temple represent three different approaches to the religion and the beautiful white marble temple mesmerizes the onlookers, when it glows at night.
The Jantar Mantar is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built by Maharaja Jai Singh II between 1727 and 1734. Early restoration work on the same was undertaken under the supervision of Major Arthur Garrett, a keen amateur astronomer. The name is derived from jantar, instrument, and Mantar, formula, therefore jantar mantar means literally 'calculation instrument'.
Hawa Mahal, also known as Palace of the Breeze was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, and designed by Lal Chand Ustad in the form of the crown of Krishna. Its unique five-storey exterior is also akin to the honeycomb of the beehive with its 953 small windows called jharokhas. The original intention of the lattice was to allow royal ladies to observe everyday life in the street below without being seen.
Including the Chandra and Mubarak Mahal palaces and other buildings, City Palace was the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, the head of the Kachwaha Rajput clan. The Chandra Mahal palace now houses a museum but the most part of it is still a royal residence. The palace complex is located northeast of the grid patterned Jaipur city and incorporates an impressive array of courtyards, gardens and buildings. The palace was built between 1729 and 1732, by Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of...
On day six you will depart from Manali to Chandigarh, which is about 320 kilometers away from the valley. Chandigarh is very aptly called the most planned city and is a wonder in its own way. On reaching the city, you will check in at the hotel. In the afternoon you will be taken to visit Sukhna Lake and the famous Rock Garden. Post excursion, you will be transferred to the hotel for the dinner and night's rest.
Jal Mahal, also known as Water Palace is located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur city. The palace and the lake around it were renovated by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Amber. Recently, it has got an eye-popping makeover. Traditional boat-makers have crafted the Rajput style wooden boats and a gentle splashing of oars on the clear lake waters takes visitors to Jal Mahal.
The Taj Mahal was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal and is regarded by many as the finest example of Mughal architecture. The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, widely recognized as ‘the jewel of Muslim art’ in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage. Taj Mahal has an architectural style that combines elements from Persian, Ottoman Turkish and Indian architectural styles.
Agra Fort is a monument, about 2.5 km northwest of the Taj Mahal. A royal residence of Mughals for generations, the fort was used to be the site of a battle during the Indian rebellion of 1857. The fort has a semicircular plan; its chord lies parallel to the river while its walls are seventy feet high. Double ramparts have massive circular bastions at intervals, with battlements, embrasures and string courses. Four gates were provided on its four sides.
Fatehpur Sikri is a city and built near the much older Sikri. Akbar named the city, Fatehabad, with Fateh, a word of Arabic origin in Persian, meaning "victory"; it was later called Fatehpur Sikri. The city served few Mughal kings as their capital. According to historians, Akbar, the great Mughal emperor took great interest in the building of Fatehpur Sikri and also dictated its architectural style. Akbar planned the complex of building on Persian principles.
Located at 11 kms, West of Ajmer, Brahma Temple is located at Pushkar. Pushkar is a sacred place for Hindus. The lake at Pushkar is believed to have been created by Lord Brahma himself and has the same sanctity for' indus, as Manasarovar in Tibet. It is interesting to note that Pushkar is the only place in the world, where the temple of Lord Brahma exists. Although the present temple arrangement, dates to the 14th century, the temple is believed to be 2000 years old.
Historically, Ajmer has a strategic importance as Gazani Mohammed invaded the city many times from Afghanistan. Later, it becomes a favorite residence of the Moghuls. It is an important place for Muslim Pilgrims. The Dargah is the tomb of Sufi Saint -Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, who came to Ajmer from Persia in the year 1192. The Dargah was completed by Moghul Emperor Humayun. The main gate to the shrine is the Nizam Gate, followed by Shahjahani Gate, which was erected by emperor, Shah...
Krishna Janma Bhoomi marks the original spot of the birth of Lord Krishna in the Katra Keshav Deo Temple. The main shrine leads to a small room with a raised platform, and pictures of Krishna and tales of his birth adorning the walls. According to legends, the prison cell, in the temple premise is the exact place where lord Krishna was born. The stone walled cell is reminiscent of the cruelty of Kansa.
On reaching Delhi, meet our ihpl representative at the airport who will help you take a transfer to the airport. Check-in to the hotel and enjoy your overnight stay.
Munch some tasty breakfast and energize yourself for a day full of excitement and fun. Enjoy your day with a sightseeing tour around this beautiful city. Delhi has a number of attractions to offer to the tourists and this is why people visit the capital, from all across the country.
Start your tour with a visit to Laxmi Narayan Temple which is well-known as the Place of Gods. Later, you can visit attractions like India Gate, Parliament House, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Gandhi memorial, Jantar Mantar and Qutub Minar. All these attractions hold historical importance and showcase much about the past of the country.
Post sightseeing, return to the hotel for dinner. Have a comfortable overnight stay.
This morning, you will take a transfer to the next destination, Agra. Have your breakfast in the morning and then leave for Agra. On reaching Agra, check-in to the hotel and freshen up. Leave for a sightseeing tour of Agra. Visit the Red Fort and Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb.
While Red Fort is known to be associated with the construction of the Seventh Wonder of the World, Taj Mahal, Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb is famous for its architecture. Later, return to the hotel. Spend the evening at leisure. You can go out to explore the local market of the Agra. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Begin this morning with an alluring view of the Taj Mahal at sunrise. Taj Mahal, seventh wonder of the world, is the most extravagant monument ever built for love.
Return to the hotel for breakfast and then check out. Start heading towards Jaipur and en-route visit old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty, Fatehpur Sikri. On reaching Jaipur, check-in to the hotel. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
This colorful city calls you with opens arms to explore its beautiful attractions. So, begin with an excursion to Amber fort where you can enjoy elephant rides.
Later, go for a short city tour and visit attractions like City Palace which is known to present a unique amalgam of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture and Royal Observatory. Post sightseeing, return back to the hotel for dinner. Have a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Today, you leave for your next destination, Jodhpur. Jodhpur is a major tourist destination of Rajasthan. It is known to house royal historic monuments of the country. The city holds immense historical importance and was established in 1459 by the Rathore Dynasty. On reaching Jodhpur, check-in to the hotel.
After you freshen up, leave for sightseeing around the palaces, forts, museums and lakes of Jodhpur. Begin your tour with a visit to the famous Mehrangarh Fort which is one of the largest forts in India. The fort is known to have a collection of musical instruments, palanquins, furniture and cannons.
Later, you can visit attractions like Kaylana Lake, Phool Mahal, Umaid Bhawan Palace and Jaswant Thada. After visiting the different attractions of this beautiful city, return to the hotel for dinner. Stay overnight at the hotel.
After you have your breakfast, it is time to head towards your next destination, Udaipur. Emark on the drive towards Udaipur and en-visit Ranakpur, which is well-known for its Jain temples.
The place is one amongst the five holiest places of the Jain community. The place is set in a remote valley in the Aravalli range and it houses the most prominent Jain temples of the country. All the temples of Ranakpur are believed to have been built in 1439 A.D. After enjoying your unique experience at these temples, head towards Udaipur.
On reaching Udaipur, check-in to the hotel and enjoy the rest of the evening at leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel.
This morning, after you munch your breakfast, leave for a sightseeing tour to Udaipur.
Udaipur, known as the City of Lakes is a city rich in cultural heritage. The city showcases the imperial Rajput era and takes one back to the glorious past. This beautiful city is also referred to as “Venice of the East”. The place has a number of historical monuments, palaces and forts which are there in the remembrance to Maharana Udai Singh II who founded the city.
Begin with a visit to the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Jag Mandir and Saheliyon-Ki-Bari. After visiting all these attractions, enjoy your day on the banks of the Lake Pichola which is known as the crown of the city. Later, return back to the hotel and stay overnight.
This morning, have your breakfast and then leave for Pushkar. Pushkar is a holy town in Rajasthan which is known for its picturesque valleys, scenic locations and pilgrim sites. The place is also known to host the famous camel fair which witnesses a flood of tourists. On reaching Pushkar, check-in to the hotel and take some rest.
Today, you leave Pushkar and then leave for Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, get off at railway station/ airport/ bus stand and carry on with your onward journey. The tour ends here.