10 Days |
Rajasthan, a majestic state in its own right, is one of the most popular places for tourists in India. This state is lined with dusty forests, spacious and royal Havelis and various a beautiful culture. From authentic crafts that are home to the state to the delicious taste of dal baati, there so much to do in Rajasthan. With our Rajasthan Heritage Tour from Jaipur, you will be able to witness the serene beauty of Rajasthan’s royal beauty, the wonderful wildlife and witness the culture of Rajasthanis.
With our tour package of Rajasthan Heritage Tour from Jaipur, here is what you will experience:
The beauty of the historical royal palaces of various cities in the state. We will help you walk through the palaces and help you understand its royal past.
We will help you see various handicrafts and help you find various local art pieces, which are only home to Rajasthan.
We will also help you to visit various important temples in the state, which will allow you to understand the local people’s Gods and their beliefs.
Once you arrive at Jaipur, one of our representatives will be there to greet you. Once they meet you, they will help you get to your pre-booked hotel in the city. Jaipur, also known as the Pink City, is the capital of Rajasthan and is known for its pristine palaces, havelis and various kinds of handicrafts. The culture of Rajasthani people is best seen in this city. Once you get to your pre-booked hotel, we will help you to check-in. You can relax and rest or decide to do some local sightseeing in the city.
On your second day with us, we will help you to tour the city of Jaipur. We will start our day with a visit to Amer Fort, which was earlier known as Amer Palace. This palace is built with red sandstone and marble; and was built by Raja Mann Singh during that time, Amer Fort served as the capital of the city. There are four sections; each section has a courtyard. The main entrance of the fort is known as Surajpol and is known for its magnificent beauty. Another entrance of the palace, Ganesh Gate, is known for the presence of a temple which is dedicated to Goddess Sila Devi. With us, you will also visit the beautiful designedDiwan-e-Khas, which is the hall of private audience, Diwan-e-Aam, which is the all of public audience, Sheesh Mahal - palace of mirrors and Sukh Niwas, where a pleasant environment is created architecturally by making use of the winds.
Next, we will help you travel to Maharaja City Palace, a palace complex in Jaipur which includes Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces as well. The City Palace is known for its perfect blend of all three styles Mughal, Rajput and European. Next, we will help you Jantar Mantar, a seven-storey observatory. This place is known for its massive collection of mathematical and astronomical tools. This observatory was built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh II and has attracted many astronomers and mathematicians from all over the world.
On our Jaipur City’s tour, we will help you to Jaipur’s iconic Hawa Mahal. This palace sits on the edge of the City Palace and is known for its wonderful architecture. The name of the palace comes from the presence of many windows in the palace. Our last stop for your second day will be at the Jaipur markets, where you will be able to see the mirrored work of Jaipur’s handlooms, the wooden crafts and various kinds of authentic crafts and jewellery pieces of the city. Overnight stay in a hotel.
On your third day with us, we will help you to transfer to Mandawa, which is a Shekhawati region and is known for its beautifully structured Havelis. The city was named after Rao Shekha and contains about 50 majestic forts. The main attraction of the city along with its havelis is that it contains the largest number of forts and houses with many paintings as well as frescos. This city was home to a community called the Marwari community. However, these people migrated to other cities in the country to succeed. But to make sure that the community was known forever, the families of the community hired various painters and artists to create frescos in their houses.
On your third day with us, we will help you visit the various cities and villages that the Marwari community inhabited. Our day includes a visit to Mandawa, Nawalgarh, Dundlod, and other nearby villages. This area is also known as The Open Art Gallery," all thanks to the many frescos. These frescos depict various legends and mythological images, such as images of gods and goddess’. Overnight stay in a hotel.
On your fourth day with us, we will help you to travel to Bikaner. The city of Bikaner is surrounded by desert on each side and is mainly known for its forts and palaces. The city was established by Rao Bika back in the 15th century. From camel farms to palaces to various bazaars, there is a lot to do here.
Once we reach Bikaner, we will help you to get to your pre-booked hotel room. After you rest up, we will begin our tour of the city in the afternoon. On our tour, we will help you visit the Junagadh Fort, which is rectangular in shape, is the most popular fort in the city. The Junagadh Fort is one of the oldest forts in the state and is known for its beautiful architectural style of Mughal and Rajput architecture. Standing as an example of beauty, we will help you visit every corner of the fort.
Other than this, Maharaja Dungar Singh, in the 18th century, added some bits of western style to the palace. This palace has a thirty-foot wide moat, many balconies, designer windows, 37 pavilions and many other aspects that make this fort impressive and beautiful. The fort has seven gates, out of which Suraj Pol, named because the sun rays fall directly on the doorway and Chand Pol, because of its beautiful design, is the most famous of all the gates. The fort also has many temples, out of which Har Mandir is the most famous one. This temple is dedicated to Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu. The temple was used for celebrating special occasions, such as weddings of princes and princesses.
On your 5th day, we will help you to travel to another royal city, Jaisalmer. The city is located in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan and is known for its art, architecture, forts and colourful culture. With many kinds of havelis, different types of forts and palaces, camel safaris, this city offers you various experiences found in no other city.
Once we get to the city, we will help you to check-into your pre-booked hotel. You can rest the entire day or decide to go out for some local sightseeing. On your 6th day, we will help you visit different parts of the city and include the Jain temples as well as various forts in the city as well.
On your 6th day with us, we will help you to visit the glorious beauty of the ‘Golden City of India.’ Your first stop of the day is the Jaisalmer Fort, which is one of the oldest forts in the world. The fort is also known as “Sonar Quila” or "The Golden Fort," as it is made of yellow sandstone and shimmers as gold when sunlight falls on it. This fort is built with sturdy military designs and classy Indian architecture. Next, we visit the palaces of Maharwals, which is famous for its ornamental beauty and the wooden pieces that are carved to perfection to enhance the beauty of the fort. Additionally, this fort also contains a 5-storied Tazia Tower, which is popular for its design and shows the calibre of the local craftsmen.
After this, we will help you visit the beauty of havelis in the city. Among all the havelis in the city, Salim ki Haveli will be our first stop. This haveli still has residents and is known for its many balconies. Made of yellow sandstone, the roof of the establishment is decorated with intricate carvings and is known for its beautifully designed pillars. This haveli has served as the residence of the Mohta family for decades.
Lastly, we will help you visit the beautiful Sam Sand Dunes. These dunes are located only 40 km away from the city and are popular because they allow you to witness the true beauty of the desert. Located in the Thar Desert, this is an extension of the Sahara desert and allows you to experience the desert at its best. Overnight stay in a hotel.
Next day, we will travel from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur. This is one of the largest cities in the state and is also known as Sun City or the Blue City. The city used to serve as the capital of the Marwar kingdom at one time. The city was established back in the late 1450s and is named after Rao Jodha, the co-founder of the city. The city is known for the celebrations of various festivals and used to be one of the most famous and active trading centres between Gujarat and Delhi.
Once we reach the city, we will help you to get to your pre-booked hotel. After you have rested, in the afternoon, we will help you to explore Meherangarh Fort, which is one of the largest forts in the country. Established on a low sandstone hill, it is located at an altitude of 120 meters and is known to boast thick walls. The fort contains many palaces, all of which contain many courtyards and boast intricate carvings.
Next, we will help you explore Moti Mahal, which translates to Pearl Palace. It was built by Raja Sur Singh. This place was used for private audiences and is known for its coloured glass windows as well as ceilings. Next, we will help you explore the beauty of Phool Mahal or the Palace of Flowers. This hall served as the place of pleasure for various kings and maharajas of the palace and was built by Maharaja Abhaya Singh.
After this, we will help you visit Jaswant Thada, which was built in the late 1880s. It was built by Sardar Singh in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. Jaswant Thada is constructed with the help of thin sheets of white marble, which looks wonderful when sunlight falls on it. Our last stops for the day are the Umaid Public Gardens which includes the Government Museum and the Umaid Bhawan Museum, which was designed by Henry Vaughan Lanchester. Here we will help you marvel at various artefacts as well as a vast collection of art pieces. Overnight stay in a hotel.
On your 8th day with us, we will help you travel to the royal city of Udaipur. Enroute we will also help you visit the beautiful Rankpur temples. The temples here are popular Jain temples, out of which the Chamukha temple is the most famous. The Chamukha temple’s beauty comes from 1444 pillars, none of which are like the other one and for its majestic twenty halls. If we have some more time at our hands, then we could also help you explore the Surya Temple.
Udaipur, also known as the Venice of the East or the City of Lakes, used to serve as the capital of the historical kingdom of Mewar. Established by Rana Udai Singh in 1559, this city has given birth to many brave warriors. Maharana Pratap, a great prince and a warrior of the city, had fought the great Emperor Akbar in 1576.
Once you arrive in the city, we will help you get to your pre-booked hotel. After you rest up, we will help you to visit some nearby areas, if you wish so in the evening. The tour of Udaipur will start on your 9th day with us. Overnight stay in a hotel.
First stop for our day will be the beautiful City Palace located at the bank of Pichola Lake. This palace was constructed by Maharana Udai Mirza Singh in 1559 A.D, the beauty of this palace comes from the contributions of various rulers who have possessed the palace. This palace is 400 years old. Our next stop is the Jagdish Temple, which was built by Maharana Jagat Singh. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is made in the Indo-Aryan style. Next, we will help you explore the beauty of Fatehsagar Lake, which was built by Maharana Fateh Singh in 1678. Our next stop in the city is Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir, which is located near the Chetak Circle. The Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir is a cultural institution, which will allow you to observe the culture of the people, influences on art, architecture and handicrafts better.
To end your day, we will help you find a boat ride on Lake Pichola, which will allow you to marvel at the splendid hills and scenic beauty of the city. Overnight stay in a hotel.
On your 10th day, we will help you travel to Pushkar, a city that is located near the Pushkar lake and borders with the Thar Desert. This city is known for the many temples. This city contains the only temple dedicated to Bhrama, the creator of the universe. A tour of the city will include travelling to various parts of the city and will help you to visit the different scared temples in the city.
After a tour of the city, we will help you to get to your respective transport choices for a trip back to your home.