Rajasthan is a northern Indian state bordering Pakistan. Its palaces and forts are reminders of the many kingdoms that historically vied for the region. In its capital, Jaipur (the "Pink City"), are the 18th-century City Palace and Hawa Mahal, a former cloister for royal women, fronted by a 5-story pink-sandstone screen. Amer Fort, atop a nearby hill, was built by a Rajput prince in the early 1600s.
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With a beautiful contrast of lush hills and deserted landscapes, a road trip through the wonderful cities of Rajasthan is an exciting and delightful experience. Soak up the history and culture of Rajasthan on this bus tour, and travel through its famous attractions – Mount Abu, Udaipur, Pushkar, Ajmer and Jaipur. Your holiday would start from Ahmedabad. Thereupon, you will board the bus that will take you to Udaipur. Once there, check-in and relax over a cup of tea and biscuits. After relaxing for a while, visit the Sunset Point to see a wonderful view of the sun hiding behind the horizon. Later in the day, you can visit Nakki Lake, a beautiful lake with majestic Aravalli Mountains in the backdrop. The lake is surrounded with multiple legends that tell about its origin. As the day comes to an end, head back to the hotel for a delicious dinner and a comfortable overnight stay.
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Post breakfast, head for an excursion to the Dilwara Jain temples that are actually five different temples constructed in the same complex, each more incredible than the other. The architecture of these temples, with its fine marble stone carvings on the pillars and domes, would leave you in awe of the immaculate craftsmanship. Around 10:30 AM, leave for Udaipur, which is about 3 hours away from Mount Abu. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and spend some time at leisure. If time permits, you could go shopping in the market located in the street between the temple and the City Palace (at your own expense). In the evening, catch a glimpse of the vivid and rich Rajasthani culture through the folk dance show at Bagore Ki Haveli. Witness varied dance styles like, Mer, Samai, Kalbelia, and Banjara being performed with stunning props like, traditional brass lamps, broken pieces of glass, pile of earthen pots, etc. As the day comes to an end, return to the hotel for a relaxing overnight stay
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After breakfast, explore the beautiful sights of Udaipur. Start your day by exploring the famous 17th century Jagdish Temple, the city’s largest and most famous temple, located a short distance from the City Palace gate. Visit the Saheliyon-Ki-Bari or Garden of the Maidens - a wonderful heritage garden. While sightseeing, do take a break for lunch at any of the restaurants close to the City Palace (at your own expense). Thereafter, follow your guide as he/she take you to the City Palace, one of the most famous attractions in Udaipur. A visit here would give you a fair idea of the opulence of the dynasties that ruled Udaipur. At 3 PM, head to Lake Pichola for a personal photoshoot. In the evening, experience serenity over an exciting boat ride at Lake Pichola. Witness a stunning view of the sun gliding below the horizon as you cruise on the beautiful Lake Pichola. The Aravali Mountains in the distance are surely a sight to behold, especially as the sky changes colour to different hues of orange. After exploring the famous attractions of Udaipur, return to the hotel for a relaxing overnight stay.
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After breakfast, leave the hotel in Udaipur and embark on a 5-hour drive to Ajmer. During the journey, enjoy a short stopover at the grand Chittorgarh Fort, a symbol of Rajput power. The dramatic fort, with its palace complexes, temples and gates, creates a visually-compelling impact and doesn't fail to amaze. While taking a tour of the fort, you would come across long corridors and rooms, filled with murals, stained glasses and medieval era paintings. Follow your guide as they take you to the beautiful Padmavati’s Palace, located on the bank of a lotus pool and Vijay Stambh and Kirti Stambh. Apart from palaces, the gigantic fort also features carved temples like Ganesha Temple, Kalika Mata temple, Someshwara Temple, Meerabai Temple (or Krishna Temple), Kumbha Shyam Temple and Neelkanth Mahadev Temple. Having explored the magnificent fort, enjoy your lunch (at your own expense) and then continue your drive to Ajmer. Once there (at 8 PM), check-in at the hotel for a relaxing overnight stay.
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Start your day by seeking blessings at the Dargah Sharif, a popular Sufi shrine that encloses the grave of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti. Thereafter, head back to the hotel and embark on a drive to Jaipur, which is approximately 3 hours away from Ajmer. During the road journey, take a break at Pushkar. Visit the famous Brahma Temple, a spiritual place considered to be the only temple in the world that is dedicated to Lord Brahma. You may spend some time in the bustling bazaars around Pushkar Lake. This small yet popular water body in the city has around 52 ghats, where people gather in large numbers to take a holy dip in the cleansing waters. While you are here, you may also like to explore a plethora of quaint cafes and eateries around the lake, famous for their vegetarian continental cuisine (at your own expense). At 2 PM, board your bus again that will take you to Jaipur. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and freshen up over a cup of tea. In the evening, go for shopping at the famous Johri or Bapu Bazaar to sift through handicrafts, colourful textiles and traditional jewellery. Later, return to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
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Post breakfast, head for a Jaipur sightseeing tour. Start by getting some pictures clicked in front of Hawa Mahal, an extraordinary pink sandstone building known for its small windows incorporated with coloured glass. Thereafter, follow your guide as he/she takes you for an excursion to Amber Fort. Also known as Amer Palace, it is an architectural wonder imbibing the Hindu Rajputana style and designs. Walk through the grand complexes, comprising of several buildings and structures that once used to be the humble abode of several generations of the Rajput clan. Make your way to the City Palace, a striking and interesting blend of Rajasthani and Mughal styles of architecture. Right opposite this structure is situated the Jantar Mantar, a UNESCO World Heritage site that houses the world’s largest stone sundial. During the sightseeing, make a lunch stop somewhere for a meal as per your wishes (direct payment).
At 5 PM, head back to the hotel and gorge on finger-licking pyaz ki kachori. After a delicious treat, head for a traditional Rajasthani dinner to Chokhi Dhani (at 6 PM), a quintessential village full of entertainment options, architecture and authentic food. If you want to indulge in a retail therapy then the kiosks in Chokhi Dhani are your best bet. End the excursion by relishing delicious Rajasthani food, either in a restaurant or under the open sky. Later, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Today is going to be the last day of your exciting bus tour. On this day, check-out from the hotel and head to Jaipur Airport/Railway Station to board a flight/train for your onward journey.
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