It is well quoted that Rajasthan alone has more history than the rest of the India put together. A proud state that has sacrificed for the freedom of the country and a proud state where mothers sacrificed their kids for nobility, Rajasthan is truly a traveler’s delight. Explore the majestic forts in Udaipur and Jaipur, colors of culture in Jaipur and aroma of desert in Bikaner and Jaisalmer. If you need some spirituality, visit Pushkar where the holy lake awaits you. No matter what you quest for a beautiful journey, Rajasthan is sufficient to provide you with all the tastes. Therefore, for history lovers, Kohinoor Holidays offers a Rajasthan Tour of 10 days which takes you to the historical towns of Jaipur, Pushkar, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Mandawa and Bikaner. The journey stats from Jaipur and ends at the same place after taking you a 10-days of roller coaster ride to the best of history and traditions.
Upon arrival at Jaipur International Airport, our representative will greet you and will transfer you to your hotel. Check into your hotel and rest for some time. In evening, we will visit the Birla Temple, a marble temple with beautiful architecture. Spend some time in the gardens surrounding the temple. Later, we will visit Chokhi Dhani for a lavish dinner. The village resort is known for delicious Rajasthani cuisines and folk performance.
After breakfast, go sightseeing all day and start with Amber Fort, a hilltop fort located 11km from Jaipur. The fort shows beautiful architecture in Mughal and Rajput style. Return to Jaipur and visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Wind). The beauty of Jaipur is that you can see unique architecture and urban planning in the most common places, such as squares and lanes. City Palace and Jantar Mantar observatory are our next destinations. Return to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Early morning, check out from your hotel and drive towards the holy city of Pushkar. Visit Ajmer Dergah on your way. Pushkar is a great tourist destination for exploring and enjoying the rustic charm of Rajasthan. It is famous for its Brahma temple, which is believed to be one of the few temples designated to Lord Brahma. It is marked with a red steeple and there is a goose statue, which is known to have chosen Pushkar as a place for the sacred events performed here centuries ago. You can spend some time on Pushkar ghats and also visit all three sacred lakes of Pushkar. Overnight stay in your hotel in Pushkar
After breakfast, check out from your hotel and drive towards Udaipur. Upon arrival, check into your hotel before you start your Udaipur's sightseeing tour. The city was built in 1559 by Maharaja Udai Singh. Colonel James Todd described it as the most romantic place in India. In evening, visit the Jagdish Temple, the largest temple in Udaipur. Later, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
In the morning, leave your hotel to start the city sightseeing in Udaipur. Visit Sahelion Ki Bari (Garden for Queens and their friends), Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Museum) and Pratap Memorial (the memorial of Maharana Pratap). Rest in your spare time. Overnight stay at a hotel in Udaipur.
Check out from your hotel and drive towards Jaisalmer. Check into your hotel upon arrival. In the evening, visit Rishabdevji Temple and Sambhavnathji Temple. Stay at the hotel.
We will start our Jaisalmer's day-long city tour after breakfast. The origin of Jaisalmer dates back to the 12th century. Lalal Jaisal abandoned the old fortress at Ludara and laid the foundation for a new city. Visit the magnificent Jaisalmer Fort which itself is a complete city inside. Other attractions include Patwon Ki Haveli and Salim Singh Ki Haveli. Sculptured balconies and brackets are the best examples of art. Lake Garisar, Manek Chowk and Bada Baugh are other attractions. In the evening, visit Sam Sand Dunes to enjoy camel riding on the sandy beach. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast, drive for Bikaner. Upon arrival to Bikaner, check into your hotel and rest for some time. Bikaner was named after its founder Rao Bikaji. But long ago, the city was a caravan route trading center in Africa and West Asia. The dominant feature of Bikaner is that the sand is calm and sunny. The city of Bikaner is reinforced with imposed walls and the 16th century fortress has an old palace, temple and mosque.
Once you have arrived at Mandawa, check in at the pre-booked hotel. Mandawa is known as the center of Shekhawati. Mandawa's fortress was built in 1755 by the founder of the village, Thakur Nawal Singh. The new gateway to the archway of Manda and the fortress of the new city was born. Mandawa's architecture is the classic look of the famous Rajput style. Built in 1921, Bindisar Newatia Haveli boasts picturesque portrayals of young boys using traditional murals of horses and elephants as well as a spectacular array of facilities. Chokhani Haveli and Gulab Rai Ladia Haveli were built in 1870. There are elephants and camels on the exterior and interior walls of Shekhawati and the best wall paintings with Saraf Haveli. Stay overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, drive towards Jaipur. Upon arrival at Jaipur, get transferred to the airport to catch your flight back home. The Rajasthan Tour ends here. Kohinoor Travels thanks you for being a wonderful traveler.