rajasthan Culture tour
8 Nights / 9 Days Rajasthan Culture Tour (Places Covered : Udaipur Bikaner, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur)
Rajasthan Culture 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: Arriva at Udaipur
Arrive Udaipur, and met by our representative at the railway station/Air port transfer and check into the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Udaipur sightseeing
Take a full day sightseeing tour and visit the City Palace, Saheliyon ki Badi, Maharana Pratap Samarak and Pear Hill. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: drive Udaipur to Jodhpur
Arrive Jodhpur, and met by our representative at the airport or railway station, transfer and check into the hotel. Evening free for shopping Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4: Jodhpur sightseeing
Take a half-day sightseeing tour in the afternoon and visit Ummaid Bhawan Palace, Meharangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada. Overnight stay at 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.
Mehrangarh Fort is 100 feet in splendor perpendicular to a high cliff, which is four hundred feet above the skyline of Jodhpur. The sandstone is a red-burnished sandstone formidable, unstoppable, yet with a beautiful beauty that draws you in . Many have published regarding this Citadel of the Sun, because it has to rank as the one of the most impressive in all of Rajasthan. Its size is so massive the fact that Rudyard Kipling called it ” the work of giants”.
Day 5: Jodhpur -Jaisalmer (295 kms | 8 hrs)
From Jodhpur, transfer to Jaisalmer. Check into the hotel on arrival. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6: 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 7: Drive jaisalmer to Bikaner (350 kms and 6 hrs.)
From Jaisalmer, transfer to Bikaner. Check into the hotel on arrival. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8: Bikaner Sightseeing.
Take a full day sightseeing tour and visit Junagarh Fort, Anup Mahal, Gaj Mandir, Sheesh Mahal, Deshnok Temple and Camel farm 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.
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.
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.
Day 9: departure Bikaner
Morning breakfast at hotel. Intime check out from the hotel and transfer to Bikaner Railway Station.
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