Rajasthan with Glimpses of the Pushkar Festival

 

It is said there is more history in Rajasthan than the rest of India put together. Rajasthan's extravagant Palaces and Majestic Forts and finely carved Temples bundled with its history is sure to leave you speechless. 
 

14 NOVEMBER 2015: UDAIPUR AIRPORT – HOTEL

Meet & Greet on arrival at Udaipur Railway Airport & transfer to the hotel. Check-in to hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight stay at Udaipur.

 

15 NOVEMBER 2015: UDAIPUR LOCAL SIGHTSEEING

 Image: City Palace, Udaipur             Image Credit: www.chiclifestyle.in.jpg

Image: City Palace, Udaipur            
Image Credit: www.chiclifestyle.in.jpg

After breakfast start for Udaipur city tour. Visiting Fateh Sagar, Maharana Pratap Memorial, take a photo stop at Nehru Garden, Sahelion-Ki-Bari - Queen’s resort for their friends, Sukhadia Circle (Drive Pass), Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum - a museum of folk and art, it displays a rich collection of folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls.

After that visit City Palace – The largest palace complex of Rajasthan, Jagdish Temple – built by Maharana Jagat Singh and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu & Gulab Bagh. Overnight stay at Udaipur.

 

16 NOVEMBER 2015: UDAIPUR – JODHPUR VIA RANAKPUR (300 KMS / 5 HRS)

After breakfast transfer to Jodhpur. Enroute visit Ranakpur Chaumukha Temple built in 1439. This marble temple has 29 halls supported by 1444 pillars. On arrival check-in to your hotel.

 Image: Umaid Bhawan Image Credit:  www.babitatours.com

Image: Umaid Bhawan
Image Credit: www.babitatours.com

After that visit Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada. Overnight stay at Jodhpur.

 

17 NOVEMBER 2015: JODHPUR – OSIAN (150 Km / 3½ hrs)

After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Osian. On arrival check in to Camp evening enjoy the Rajasthani cultural activities. Overnight stay at Camp.

 

 Image: Desert in Rajasthan Image Credit:  www.thefairtravels.com

Image: Desert in Rajasthan
Image Credit: www.thefairtravels.com

 

18 NOVEMBER 2015: OSIAN – PUSHKAR (400 KMS / 8 HRS )

After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Pushkar. On arrival Check into hotel. Over night stay at Pushkar.

 

19 NOVEMBER 2015: PUSHKAR LOCAL SIGHTSEEING

After breakfast visit Ajmer-e-Sharief Dargah, Adhai-Din-Ka Jhonpara, Ana Sagar Lake in Ajmer & drive back to Pushkar. In Pushkar visit various temples and Ghats and the holy Pushkar Lake. There are more than 400 hundred temples in Pushkar but the main attraction being the temple of Lord Brahma, the only temple in India dedicated to Brahma.

Image: Pushkar Festival
Image Credit: www.indiafamousfor.com

Image: Pushkar
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Alternatively, you can skip the above and witness the Pushkar Festival- the traditional Satolia Match and Langari Taang Competition. Followed by that, you can see the Camels being decorated beautifully for the Festival. 

Overnight stay at Pushkar.

 

20 NOVEMBER 2015: PUSHKAR – JAIPUR

After breakfast check out from hotel & transfer to Jaipur. On arrival check into hotel.

 Image: Chokhi Dhani Jaipur

Image: Chokhi Dhani Jaipur

 Image: Chokhi Dhani Image Credit: mapsofindia

Image: Chokhi Dhani
Image Credit: mapsofindia

In the evening you can take an optional tour to visit Laxminarayan Temple (Birla Mandir) & Chokhi Dhani – An Ethnic Village Resort. Back to hotel. Overnight stay at Jaipur.

 

21 NOVEMBER 2015: JAIPUR LOCAL SIGHTSEEING

 Image: Amer Fort Image Credit: jaipurweddings.com

Image: Amer Fort
Image Credit: jaipurweddings.com

 Image: Jal Mahal Image Credit:  www.immersionjourneys.com

Image: Jal Mahal
Image Credit: www.immersionjourneys.com

After breakfast start your full day local sightseeing in Jaipur. Visit Amber Fort & Palace, "Gaitore" Cenetophs (Front View), take a photo stop at Jal Mahal, City Palace & Museum, Jantar Mantar (Observatory) & take a photo stop at Hawa Mahal. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at Jaipur.

 

22 NOVEMBER 2015: HOTEL – JAIPUR AIRPORT

After breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer to Jaipur Airport for your onward journey.

 

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