Rajasthan Golden tour
7 Nights / 8 Days Golden Triangle of Rajasthan (Places Covered : Bikaner, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur)
Rajasthan Golden Tour Package will take you to these princely State that is rich in palatial splendor and ancient forts as well as zestful culture and shifting dunes. these three cities of Rajasthan is unique and will captivate you. The Anant Holidays have been designed by an experienced team of experts who are also intrepid travelers to show off the best of the royal country.
Day 1: Arrival at Jodhpur
Arrive in Jodhpur and be met by Our representative upon arrival at Jodhpur railway station or at the airport Transfer and check in to the hotel. Enjoy a sightseeing tour in the afternoon, and then visit Ummaid Bhawan Palace Meharangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada. Overnight in the hotel.
Jaswant Thadais an enormous marble building that stands on a hall near the fort. Jaswant Thada, a cenotaph for one of the Maharajas Jodhpur Jaswant Sing is located on a hall close to the fort. These cenotaphs, or mausoleums, are known as chhatris . Jaswant Thada is known for its extensive use of white marble and intricate carvings. Maharaja Sardar Singh built Jaswant Thada in 1899 to honor his father Jaswant Singh II. Cenotaph, also known as ‘chhatri’, is distinguished by exquisite portraits and brilliant latticework.
Umaid Bhawan Palace
One of the most well-known palaces is Umaid Bhawan Palace, which was built between 1928 and 1943. It is believed that the palace was built with large quantities of yellow sandstone, covering 26 acres of gardens. This makes it one of the most luxurious private residences in the world. This place features the art Deco design and the renaissance style. It also has 2 swimming pools, and Jiva Grande Spa.
Day 2: Drive Jodhpur to Jaisalmer
From Jodhpur, transfer to Jaisalmer. Check into the hotel on arrival. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Jaisalmer sightseeing
Take a half-day sightseeing tour and visit Jaisalmer Fort, Jain temple and havelis. Rest of the day at leisure. Take a drive to the Sam sand dunes in the evening. Overnight stay at the sam tent.
Sonar Quila, also known as the Jaisalmer Fort (Golden Fort), is its name. It rises out of the desert and appears to merge with the golden hues in the sand. The fort is engulfed in mystery by the setting sun, which adds an extra magic touch. Local craftsmen built the fort in the traditional style of the royals. This fort is a World Heritage Site and plays an important role in Satyajit Ray’s famous Feluda stories. It also appears in the movie Sonar Kela (The Golden Fortress).
Gadisar Lake is a landmark of the beautiful town of Jaisalmer. This lake is a symbol of Rajasthani culture and heritage and one of the city’s most important assets. The first Maharaja of the city, Raja Rawal Jaisal built this lake to help with the water shortages. This lake is so vital to the city that many shrines and Ghats surround it.
Patwon Ki Haveli
Patwon ki Haveli is a beautiful example of Rajasthani architecture. You will find a treasure trove in the intricately carved walls, which end in delicate chajjas on yellow sandstone walls. The contrasting windows with artistic arches promise a wealth of experiences. These multi-storied buildings can best be described as artistic apartments.
Day 04: drive Jaisalmer-Bikaner (350 kms | 8 hrs)
From Jaisalmer, drive to Bikaner. Check into the hotel on arrival. Take a sightseeing tour and visit Lalgarh Palace in the evening. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Lalgarh Palace, is an architectural masterpiece built by the then Maharaja of Bikaner. It is a grand display of richness, both in terms of the history as well as the wealth. The palace has elaborate wings with huge corridors, all adorned with paintings and other extraordinary artefacts that make the place come alive with history. The palace is a great way to explore and fall in love with history, royalty and architecture. The brilliance of this palace can in fact be experienced more personally through a stay at the heritage hotel. A part of the palace has been transformed into this luxury hotel where you would be treated like royalty yourself, in the midst of regal interiors.
Day 05: Bikaner Sightseeing.
Take a full day sightseeing tour and visit Junagarh Fort, Anup Mahal, Gaj Mandir, Sheesh Mahal, Deshnok Temple and Sadual Museum. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Raja Rai Singh built the Junagarh fort between 1588 and 1593 AD. He was the sixth ruler in Binaker, who ruled from 1571 to 1600 AD. Karan Chand was Raja Rai Singh’s Prime Minster and supervised the construction of the fort. Construction of Junagarh fort began on the 30th th January 1589, and was completed on the 17th th Februar that year.
Jag Mandir Palace
Jag Mandir Palace is located on the southern end of the lake. It is sometimes referred to for its Jag Island Palace, the palace is floating marble structures within a lake. It is an amazing sight when you visit the stunning Lake Pichola. It is also called “Lake Gardens Palace”, Jag Mandir is an stunning structure that is frequented by visitors in huge number.
Karni Mata Temple
The Karni Mata Mandir is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Bikaner. Karni Mata is the temple’s patron. The locals believe she is the incarnation Goddess Durga, the protector Mother Goddess of Hinduism. Karni Mata, a Hindu warrior-sage of the Charan caste who lived in 14th century India, was known as Karni Mata. Karni Mata, who lived a life of asceticism, was greatly respected by the community and gained many followers.
Day 06: Drive Bikaner to jaipur (350 kms and 8 hrs.)
From Bikaner, drive to Jaipur. Check into the hotel on arrival. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07: Jaipur sightseeing
Take a full day sightseeing tour and visit Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace and Jantar Mantar observatory. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Hawa Mahal or Palace of the Winds, or also called Palace of the Breeze, is one of the important places to visit in Jaipur. Built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1798, Hawa Mahal is a five-storey extension in the form of a honeycomb. This unique building has 953 small windows, called jharokhas, decorated with intricate latticework. The entire palace represents the crown of the Hindu God, Lord Krishna.
Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, the ruler of Jaipur was one of the best theorists of ancient India. After achieving the milestones of constructing the planned city Jaipur, as well as several other scientific and architectural epitomes, the Maharaja built five astronomical instruments to study space. These instruments were called Jantar Mantar, which means Calculating Instrument. The largest of these instruments is located in Jaipur and has been
It was during the Rajput era that India has seen some of the glorious forts and palaces. Jal Mahal or the Water Palace is one of the classic names in the list of Rajputana architecture.
Albert Hall Museum
After the foundation stone of this museum was laid in 1876 to commemorate the visit of the Prince of Wales, there arose confusion about the usage of this hall. Plenty of suggestions came in asking for using this hall for educational or political use, none of which held good!
Each of the palaces and forts in Jaipur is unique in its own way. Amongst all the forts and palaces in Rajasthan, Jaigarh Fort is the most spectacular in the list of places to visit in Jaipur. This fort is situated on the rugged promontory of the Aravalli Hills, called the Cheel ka Teela or the Hill of Eagles. If the majestic appearance of Jaigarh Fort has to be compared with other forts and palaces in Jaipur, it will surely stand ahead
Located in the heart of Jaipur, City Palace is the most remarkable monument in the list of places to visit in Jaipur. Guarded by huge impounding walls, this palace is a fusion of Rajput and Mughal architecture. Whether with its everlasting architecture or the enchanting decorations, City Palace has kept the amplitude of the Rajputs alive.
Day 08: Departure Jaipur
Transfer to Jaipur airport or railway station for your onward destination. Tour ends.
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