RAJASTHAN CULTURE & HISTORY – Jaipur, Jodhpur & Udaipur
Tour Category: Cultural, Historical, and Heritage
Main Attractions: UNESCO World Heriatage Sites ‘Walled city of Jaipur’, ‘Jantar Mantar’, ‘Hill Forts of Rajasthan (Amber Fort, Kumbhalgarh Fort), other sighting place Mehrangarh Fort etc.
Location: Western Indian state of Rajasthan
Rajasthan, meaning the ‘Land of Kings’ was earlier known as Rajputana ‘The kingdom of the Rajputs’. The largest state of India, Rajasthan is undoubtedly rich in culture, history, and heritage. The history of this Incredible state filled with the bravely of Rajput warriors, who used to fight all the odds and breathe with honor and whenever the condition demanded the sacrificed lives for the nation’s pride. Dates back the Rajput state was continuously attacked by neighboring and other foreign invaders like Mughals, Marathas, French, and British. Rajasthan ‘Cultural Capital of India’, is one of the most colorful & Amazing destinations to visit once in a lifetime. The people of this Royal state having a mixture of traditional values, customs, faith, belief, arts, crafts, architecture, colorful lifestyle, practices, and dialects. This wonderful state has all from colorful festivals, delicious food to vibrant Folk music & dance.
Jaipur: The capital city of Rajasthan ‘Jaipur’ is also known as the ‘Pink City’ because of the ‘pink’ color of its building in the central market. The walled city of Jaipur was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2019. Renowned globally for its three hill forts, series of palaces, architecture, vibrant and colorful bazaars, gems & jewelry, and handicrafts. Jaipur also has two other UNESCO World Heritage sites namely ‘Jantar Mantar’, which is the collection of twenty architectural astronomical instruments built by King Sawai Jai Singh II in the 18th century. And the magnificent ‘Amber Fort’ (Amer Fort), which is the most visited places in India, comes under the UNESCO World Heritage site of ‘Hill forts of Rajasthan’. Apart from these UNESCO sites, Jaipur also has two other majestic forts, namely Jaigarh & Nahargarh forts, The palace of winds (Hawa Mahal), City Palace, Many famous temples, museums, zoo, and Jal Mahal. Jaipur with Delhi & Agra forms the beautiful triangle globally known as the ‘Golden Triangle of India’.
Jodhpur: The wonderful city of Jodhpur is the second-largest city of Rajasthan. It is popularly known as the ‘Blue City’ because of the houses near the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort, and medieval streets of Jodhpur are in the shades of blue color. Jodhpur has all the historical architecture such as Forts, Palaces, stepwell, temple, Havelis that makes it the architectural masterpiece of India. The main attraction of Jodhpur is the ‘Mehrangarh Fort’, one of the finest and strongest forts of India contains the palaces of Maharaja and a museum. Other major attractions are ‘Ummed Bhawan Palace’, a luxury heritage property and home of the royal family of Jodhpur, Jaswant Thada, Clock Tower, Kaylana Lake and Garden, markets of Tripolia bazaar, Mocha Bazaar, Nai Sadak, and Sojati Gate that shows the colorful & diversified picture of Rajasthan.
Udaipur: Udaipur referred to as the ‘City of Lakes’ and located in the southern part of Rajasthan. Here four out of the total eight captivating lakes of the city such as Pichola, Fatah Sagar, Udai Sagar, and Swaroop Sagar make it one of the most beautiful cities of India. Udaipur city is famous for its heritage, culture, Palaces, temples, architectures, and Havelis and also know as ‘Jewel of Mewar’. The White city, Udaipur counted among the most romantic cities, a dream destination for wedding and eventually called the ‘Venice of the East’. Because of its scenic beauty, tranquility, peace, it lures the domestic & foreign tourists and the film industries from both Bollywood & Hollywood as well. The main tourist attractions are City Palace, Jag Mandir, boating at Lake Pichola, Dudh Talai, Jagdish temple, Sajjangarh Palace, Saheliyon ki Bari (Garden of companions), and Gulab Bagh. A two hours scenic drive would take us to The Kumbhalgarh Fort, A UNESCO world heritage site. Meanwhile, you can also visit Eklingji Temple.
Day 1 – Arrive Delhi – Meet & Greet by Vimal/ Aditya personally – Stay at Delhi
Day 2 – Morning drive for Jaipur – Reached Jaipur – Afternoon half day city tour of Jaipur – Stay at Jaipur
Day 3 – Full day city tour of Jaipur – Stay at Jaipur
Day 4 – Morning drive Jaipur to Jodhpur (6 hrs approx.) – Reached Jodhpur – Stay at Jodhpur
Day 5 – Full day city tour of Jodhpur – Stay at Jodhpur
Day 6 – Morning drive Jodhpur to Udaipur (5 hrs approx.) – Enroute Kumbhalgarh Fort visit – Reached Udaipur – Stay at Udaipur
Day 7 – Full day visit to Udaipur – Stay at Udaipur
Day 8 – Morning fly back to Delhi or onward destination.
Note: We would love to customize this itinerary as per your suggestions. You may add on other historical & cultural places like Pushkar, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Chittorgarh, Mt. Abu, and the UNESCO sites ‘Walled city of Ahmedabad’, Rani ki Vav (Patan) with this itinerary. Please contact us for detailed itinerary and other needed information at [email protected]