Rajasthan which is also known as the “Land of Maharajas” is the largest state of India, covering an area of about 342,239 sq. km. It comprises of 33 districts and its largest city is Jaipur, which is also its capital. Being located on the western side of the country, it shares its border with Pakistan to its northwest and to the west it shares its border with Sindh. To its north it has Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to its northeast; to its southeast it has Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat to its southwest. The glory of the state is retained by its majestic palaces, forts and monuments. The vibrant culture and rich heritage of this princely state draw innumerable tourists from across the globe.
Its major attractions include the ruins of Indus Valley Civilization, the oldest mountain range- Aravalli, a Jain pilgrimage site known as Dilwara Temples, Karni Mata Mandir, the only hill station of Rajasthan- Mount Abu, Keoladeo National Park (formerly known as BharatpurNational Park, the Ranthambore National Park and the Sariska Tiger Reserve.
Some of its major architectural wonders include Chittorgarh fort - the largest fort in Asia, Mehrangarh Fort at Jodhpur, Jaipur “The Pink City” houses a number of well known tourists spots which include Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), Lake Palace, City Palace, Amber Palace, Jantar Mantar, Umaid Bhawan in Jodhpur, Jaisalmer Fort in Jaisalmer and many more.
Not only this, the princely state of Rajasthan hosts varied colorful fairs and festivals which are known for their uniqueness and captivates a large number of tourists from India and overseas every year, some of which are Pushkar Fair, Jaipur Literature Festival, Jodhpur Flamenco & Gypsy Festival, Jaipur Heritage International Festival, Desert Festival, Urs at Ajmer, Teej and many more to give you a whole new experience, making your trip a memorable one! Read here why tourists love Ajmer.
JAIPUR - DEOGARH - KUMBHALGARH - UDAIPUR - CHITTORGARH - BUNDI
7 Nights & 8 Days
Day 1: Jaipur
Arrival at Jaipur Airport/Railway Station, transfer to the hotel & check in. After refreshing up proceed for City Tour which includes visit to City Palace, Observatory, Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds. Later after lunch continue visit to the local market, exploring the famous bazaars of Pink City. Overnight at hotel. (Rambagh Palace, Jai Mahal Palace, Samode Haveli)
Day 2: Jaipur
After breakfast visit Amber Fort, ascending to the fortress on Elephant back and descending by Jeep ride. Also visit Nahargarh and Jaigarh Fort. In the evening gather for Aarti Ceremony at Birla temple. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Jaipur – Deogarh (280 kms / 06 hrs)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel & drive to Deogarh. Arrive & check in to the hotel. Later in the evening, take a walking tour of village. Overnight at hotel. (Deogarh Mahal)
Day 4: Deogarh – Kumbhalgarh (80 kms / 02 hrs)
After breakfast, visit Dashavatar temple. Later check out from the hotel & drive to Kumbhalgarh. Arrive & check in to the hotel. Later in the afternoon visit the Wildlife Sanctuary. Overnight at hotel. (Fateh Safari Lodge)
Day 5: Kumbhalgarh – Udaipur (85 kms / 02 hrs)
After breakfast, visit Kumbhalgarh Fort, Badal Mahal and Neelkanth Mahadev Temple. Later check out from the hotel & drive towards Udaipur. Arrival & check in to the hotel. Overnight at hotel. (Oberoi Udaivilas, Lake Palace, Shiv Niwas Palace, Trident)
Day 6: Udaipur
After breakfast, sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting City Palace, Museum, Jagdish Temple and Saheliyon Ki Bari. Evening Boat Ride at Lake Pichola. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Udaipur – Bundi via Chittorgarh (300 kms / 06 hrs)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Bundi enroute visiting Bijapur famous for the Bijapur Castle and Chittorgarh which is famous for Chittorgarh Fort respectively. Continue drive after lunch. Arrive & check in to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel. (Haveli Braj Bhushan Ji, Hadoti Palace)
Day 8: Bundi – Jaipur (220 kms / 04 hrs)
After breakfast, start your day with visit to the royal site of the frescoes & paintings in Braj Bhushan Ji Ki Haveli. Also visit Garadia Mahadev Temple & visit Sukh Mahal, Rani Ji Ki Baori, Phool Sagar, Taragarh Fort and certain Cenotaphs & Step Wells. Later drive towards Jaipur.