Duration: 6 Night / 7 Days
Destination Covered: Jaisalmer (2) – Jodhpur (1) – Mount Abu (1) – Udaipur (2)
Day 01: Jaisalmer Arrival
On arrival at Jaisalmer Railway Station, you will be met, assisted and get driven to the heart of Thar –desert i.e. to the Jaisalmer. On arrival check-in at your hotel, evening is free at leisure. Founded in the 12th century, Jaisalmer is one of the flourishing regions of the medieval era having the main trade routes from India to Arabia, Persia, Egypt and Europe.
In this parched boondocks, many former menarche’s and flush merchants have constructed a unique and marvelous dwelling out of sandstone, which have withstand the battering storms of the desert throughout the era.
Overnight stay at hotel in Jaisalmer.
Day 02: Jaisalmer Local Sightseeing
After breakfast proceed for in & around sightseeing of Jaisalmer, including its famous fort, havelis and temples. Standing on a ridge of yellowish sandstone, the ‘golden fort’ is one of the largest fortifications in the world. The fort placed amidst the sandy expanse of the great Thar Desert, on Trikuta Hill, and has been the panorama of numerous battles. Its massive yellow sandstone walls are a tawny lion color during the day; fading to honey-gold as the sun sets, thereby disguise the fort in the yellow desert. Within the fort one can see the Rawal’s seven-storey citadel with delicately imprinted terrace, temples and havelis constructed by the Jain community. Renowned as the “Museum City”, golden city have some splendid imprinted havelis in the area including the Salim Singh-ki-Haveli, Nathmalji-ki-Haveli and Patwon-ki- Haveli.
A visit to the golden city of Rajasthan will not be complete unless you will view the charming sand dunes sited outside the city. You will be driven there in a jeep and have an opportunity to enjoy a short camel ride, En-route to the dunes; you will be taken to see the mysterious abandoned village of Kuldhara. For seven centuries, the Paliwal Brahmins made Kuldhara their home – one of 84 villages where they flourished in their heyday. The story goes that in the early 19th century the beautiful daughter of the village chief fell prey to the all-powerful prime minister of the king of Jaisalmer. The village people had two options – either surrender the girl to the minister or face his threats of harassment. The villagers packed up all their belongings and abandoned their homes, leaving behind a curse that anyone who tried to live in the village would perish; it has remained uninhabited ever since.
Overnight stay at hotel in Jaisalmer.
Day 03: Jaisalmer- Jodhpur (255km 5hrs)
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and get driven to Jodhpur, on arrival at Jodhpur, check-in at your hotel, later proceed for in & around sightseeing of Jodhpur visit, Jaswant Thada, an impressive Marble Memoriam built in 1899 and the museum situated in the Umaid Public Gardens, Mehrangarh Fort, located on a squat stonework Hill, including Moti-Mahal and Phool Mahal.
Overnight stay at hotel in Jodhpur.
Day 04: Jodhpur – Mount Abu (270 km 6hrs)
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and get driven to Mt. Abu. On arrival at Mt. Abu, check-in at your hotel, later proceed for in & around sightseeing of Mt. Abu, visit the world famed Dilwara Jain Temple, Nakki Lake and Brahmin Kumari Ashram. Dilwara Temple is a cluster of extraordinary Jain shrines. Among the finest examples of these are two shrines in which the sculpture of statuette sandstone has reached unrivaled elevations. The ancient of the shrines is the ‘Vimal Vasahi’, erected in 1031 and devoted to the first tirthankar, Adinath. The front of the shrine stands the ‘House of Elephants’, with figures of elephants trooping in parade to the temple arrival.
Overnight stay at hotel in Mt. Abu.
Day 05: Mount Abu – Udaipur (160km 3hrs)
After breakfast, check-out form the hotel and get driven to Udaipur. On arrival at Udaipur, check-in at your hotel, evening is free at leisure.
Udaipur is one of the most romantic continents, which is erected in the 1559; this white charming city is elaborately turreted and has terrace palaces, with quaint Havelis, temples and bathing Ghats reflecting the docile water of Lake Pichola.
Overnight stay at hotel in Udaipur.
Day 06: Udaipur
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed for in & around sightseeing of Udaipur, visit Eklingji and Nagda temples are the shrines, which one must visit. Begin the trip with Eklingji. The city has in all about 70 shrines including the famed Eklingji Shiva temple. The novel edifice of the shrine was erected in 734 A.D. The shrine has a lovely bucolic style with definitely imprinted fortification. The shrine also has lovely and heavy silver doors. On entering the main hall, you will be greeted by hypnotic cologne and a silver image of ‘Nandi’. There are two more Nandi’s in the temple; one made of black stone and the other of brass. Shiva is worshipped here in the form of a four-faced black marble image.
Day 07: Udaipur Departure
After breakfast, check-out form the hotel and get driven to Udaipur Railway Station / Airport for onward journey.