DAY 01: JAIPUR
Upon arrival, enjoy personalized assistance, and then head to your hotel/resort to refresh. Whenever you’re ready, venture out to explore the enchanting heritage of the Pink City. Evening free for leisure at your own pace
Jaipur, the Pink City, is a UNESCO-listed world heritage city and the gateway to Rajasthan’s royal kingdom. Maharaja Jai Singh II, a renowned mathematician and astronomer, founded India’s first planned city here in 1727. Jaipur is celebrated for its cuisine, marvelous architecture, natural beauty, and the warmth of its residents.
This city is a treasure trove of rich culture, living history, and vibrant colors. In 1876, the ruler painted the entire city terracotta pink to welcome the Prince of Wales, a tradition that continues today to symbolize culture and hospitality.
DAY 02: JAIPUR
After breakfast, embark on a captivating Jaipur sightseeing tour, where you’ll discover the UNESCO-listed city’s heritage and architectural gems. As evening descends, journey to an ethnic village on Jaipur’s outskirts, delving deep into Rajasthan’s rich culture. Engage in time-honored art, customs, and activities. Wrap up this unforgettable experience with a delicious Rajasthani feast, a true taste of local traditions and flavors.
Embark on a day of heritage exploration in Jaipur, beginning with the UNESCO-listed Amber Palace, a 1592 marvel blending Rajput and Mughal architecture. Next, discover the City Palace, a fusion of Mughal and Rajput styles in the walled city’s heart, reflecting a great ruler’s vision. Then, explore the 18th-century UNESCO-listed observatory, Jantar Mantar, renowned for precise naked-eye astronomical observations. Don’t miss the iconic Hawa Mahal, adorned with delicately honeycombed pink sandstone windows.
Finally, delve into the Indo-Saracenic architecture of the Albert Hall Museum, housing 19,000 historic objects, including the captivating 2,300-year-old Egyptian mummy Tutu, excavated from an Akhmim pyramid.
Experience Jaipur’s Elephant Village nestled in the scenic Aravali mountains, for unique interactions with majestic elephants. Activities include feeding, bathing, painting, and thrilling Elephant Safaris, creating unforgettable memories.
DAY 03: JAIPUR – AJMER / PUSHKAR
(Approximately 140 kilometers, or a 2-3 hour drive)
After breakfast, Embark on a picturesque journey that takes you through the mystical roads to Ajmer and Pushkar. As you venture towards your destination, you have the option to visit the historic city of Ajmer along the way, adding an extra layer of enchantment to your trip. Upon your arrival in this captivating region, you can choose to stay either in the bustling heart of Ajmer or amidst the serene beauty of Pushkar.
Ajmer, a radiant jewel of Rajasthan, gleams with heritage, historical charm, and cultural allure. The place is renowned for the Ajmer Sharif Dargah (Shrine), dedicated to the great Muslim Sufi saint and Scholar Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, also known as Hazrat Gharib Nawaz (Benefactor of the poor). This eminent Sufi saint lived during the 12th and 13th centuries. The Shrine attracts devotees of all faiths and from across the globe. As you explore this captivating city, you’ll encounter its ancient monuments, including many architectural wonders.
Near Ajmer city, the beautiful historical town of Pushkar is one of the most significant pilgrimage places, celebrated for its temple dedicated to Jagatpita Lord Brahma. With its rare temples, shrines, and picturesque landscapes, Pushkar, situated in Rajasthan, is a destination where visitors come to discover inner peace and immerse themselves in the exquisite beauty of Mother Nature.
DAY 04: AJMER / PUSHKAR – UDAIPUR
(Approximately 280 kilometers, or a 5-6 hour drive)
After breakfast, embark on a drive to Udaipur, the ‘City of Lakes,’ where every moment is a picturesque vista. As you arrive at this enchanting destination, transfer to hotel/resort, rejuvenate, and savor leisurely moments in the heart of Udaipur’s beauty.
Udaipur is a heritage city renowned for its stunning lakes, grand palaces, and unique architecture. In 2018, it earned the distinction of being named the No. 1 City in Asia, a testament to its irresistible charm. Furthermore, Udaipur proudly holds a place among the world’s top 10 most beautiful cities according to Travel+ Leisure magazine’s ‘World’s Best Awards.’
Nestled amidst the lush green Aravalli Mountains and surrounded by picturesque lakes, it is a treasure trove of palaces, forts, and havelis that resonate with its rich royal history and breathtaking scenic beauty. The mesmerizing holiday destination, Udaipur, is also renowned as one of the most romantic places in the world.
DAY 05: UDAIPUR
After breakfast, enjoy your exploration of the treasures of the picturesque Lake City.
Explore the treasures of Udaipur! The City Palace, Rajasthan’s grandest palace complex, is a mesmerizing fusion of Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles perched atop a majestic hill. Within its walls, you’ll discover intricate frescoes, stunning mirrors, and vibrant murals that beckon you to explore their beauty.
Venture to Jag Mandir, a regal Garden Palace located amidst the tranquil waters of Lake Pichola, and ascend to the Monsoon Palace, where captivating views of the ‘City of Lakes’ await.
The Lake Palace, seemingly floating on the serene waters of Lake Pichola, stands as one of the world’s most romantic palaces, a true gem of Udaipur. Don’t miss the city’s Ropeway, an exhilarating cable car ride offering panoramic vistas of picturesque lakes, majestic palaces, and the magnificent Aravalli hills. Udaipur is a city that holds a treasure trove of enchantment waiting to be discovered.
DAY 06: UDAIPUR IN AND AROUND
After early breakfast, embark on an enchanting day excursion to Kumbhalgarh and Ranakpur, two radiant gems in the heart of Rajasthan. Then, as the sun sets, relish the freedom of leisure in the captivating city of Udaipur.
Explore two architectural gems in the heart of Rajasthan. Begin your journey at the UNESCO World Heritage site, Kumbhalgarh Fort, majestically perched atop the Aravalli Hills, approximately 90 kilometers from Udaipur.
Marvel at its imposing walls, stretching over 36 kilometers – the world’s second-longest continuous wall. At an elevation of 1,100 meters, you’ll be treated to breathtaking views that will leave you in awe.
Then, venture to the 15th-century Jain Temple of Ranakpur, a hidden gem in the lush Aravalli Hills, just about 35 kilometers from Kumbhalgarh and 90 kilometers from Udaipur. Explore the temple’s 1,444 intricately carved pillars and 29 grand halls where light and shadow perform an enchanting dance – a photographer’s dream come true.
A visit to Ranakpur Temple is not merely a trip; it’s a profound immersion in timeless beauty, serenity, and devotion—a journey that will leave an indelible mark on your memory.
DAY 07: UDAIPUR
After breakfast After breakfast, check out from your hotel/resort. If you have some time available, you can opt for optional sightseeing or shopping visits in Udaipur’s vibrant markets.
Later, your transfer to Udaipur Airport for your onward journey. The transfer will be coordinated based on your flight schedule, ensuring a seamless and punctual departure from the city.
Embark on a mesmerizing 7-day journey through the vibrant tapestry of Rajasthan with our ‘Rajasthan Delight Itinerary.’ This captivating expedition unveils the treasures of Jaipur, Ajmer, Pushkar, and Udaipur—destinations drenched in history and cultural splendor, where every corner is adorned with scenic beauty. This region, soaked in centuries of regal history, offers a profound glimpse into India’s ancient and medieval past. Immerse yourself in a captivating journey through the annals of history, cultural heritage, and nature’s scenic wonders. It’s a rich tapestry of images, picturesque lakes, and architectural opulence waiting to be discovered. As you explore these destinations, you’ll encounter UNESCO-listed monuments, wander through charming towns, and immerse yourself in the cultural heritage, and serene nature all while enjoying a seamless travel experience that blends history etched in stone with moments of enchanting leisure.