Synonymous with magnificence, Rajasthan is a unique gem. Luring travelers to discover the mighty forts, royal palaces, beautiful temples, national parks, villages and the stark Thar Desert, this royal state is a magic. To see bliss, the Magnificent Rajasthan itinerary will offer 6 days and 5 nights’ tour offering a glimpse of architectural wonders, luxury, grandeur and culture. Jodhpur is famous for its blue buildings, Jaisalmer and Bikaner with charming getaways to the desert expanse of Rajasthan. Your trip will start with Jodhpur which is the second largest city in Rajasthan. Jodhpur has a fascinating past. Our package will let you explore its blue buildings which were originally painted to signify that they were occupied by Brahmins. After exploring Jodhpur, your next destination will be Jaisalmer where you will get to know every old fact about the courageous rulers and citizens of the bygone era, tales of unequalled valour, unique in its beauty and undaunted spirit to keep us alive and kicking. The city is situated deep inside in the famous Thar Desert. Afterward, Bikaner displays its ancient opulence through palaces and forts and built of red sandstone that have withstood the passage of time. Jaipur, the Pink City will be your final destination. The tour will take you to the land of diversity and beautiful colours of the city. In Jaipur, explore palaces and forts such as Amer Fort, HawaMahal, JalMahal, Sheesh Mahal and Nahargarh Fort and make sure you do not miss any.
Tour Duration : ( 05 Nights / 06 Days )
Destinations Covered : Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner – Jaipur
Day 01: Jodhpur (Arrival)
Upon your arrival in Jodhpur, check into the hotel. Jodhpur is one of the most popular cities in the state of Rajasthan. It is also known as the ‘Blue City’ because it has many houses painted in blue.Later, take a short walk from the Mehrangarh Fort to reach another prominent landmark of the city-Jaswant Thada. It is a shimmering white marble mausoleum that was built in the memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II.Later, return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02: Jodhpur to Jaisalmer (280 km / 6 hrs)
Today, check out of the hotel and drive to the next destination ‘Jaisalmer’. Founded by Maharana Jaisal Singh, a Rajput Singh in 1156 AD, the city derives its name from the ruler itself.A part of the Great Indian Thar Desert, the city is dotted by several Havelis that were built by the royal merchants of the city.Upon arrival in Jaisalmer, check into the hotel. The rest of the day is free for leisure activities. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Day 03: Jaisalmer (Sightseeing)
After morning breakfast, sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer. The city is quite famous for the Jaisalmer Fort, also known as Sonar Quila. The town bustles with various shops, hotels and ancient havelis and is considered as the only living fort in India. Inside this fort, visit the Raj Mahal (royal palace), the Laxminath Temple and several Jain temples. The palace museum has a huge collection of the items belonging to the royal era.
Other attractions that you will visit include Patwon-ki-Haveli, Gadsisar Lake (built in the 14th century by Maharawal Gadsi for the conservation of rain water) and Sam Sand Dunes.
Later in the evening, drive 45 km to the west of the city to visit Sam Sand Dunes. A camel ride to the Sunset Point (direct payment basis) can be an unforgettable experience.
Day 04: Jaisalmer to Bikaner ( 330 km / 7 hrs)
After morning breakfast, proceed to Bikaner. It was founded by the Rathore Prince- Rao Bikaji in 1488 AD. Famous for Camel Safaris, it boasts of the world’s largest Camel research and breeding farm.After reaching Bikaner, take a trip to the massive Junagarh Fort. The fort was built in 1593 AD by Raja Rai Singh- the sixth ruler of the city. Some of the striking palaces inside the fort are Anup Mahal, Ganga Niwas and Rang Mahal. Moreover, you can discover the rich treasures of the bygone era in the museum.Thereafter, visit the Laxmi Niwas Palace, an erstwhile residence of the former ruler- Maharaja Ganga Singh. It is a wonderful example of Indo-Saracenic style and now serves as a luxury hotel.
Day 05: Bikaner to Jaipur (340 km / 6 hrs)
Today in the morning, check out of the hotel and drive to the city of Jaipur. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and retire for the day. In the afternoon, leave the hotel and visit the famous ‘City Palace’. The impressive granite & marble structure offers a perfect blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture. The famous ‘Chandra Mahal Palace’ in the building is still inhabited by the former royal family. The ground floor is open to the general public.Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 06: Jaipur (Sightseeing)
In the morning, embark on a road journey to the Amber Fort. En-route to the fort, halt for a visit to Hawa Mahal. Hawa Mahal is a prominent tourist attraction in the city. The windows of the monument built through honeycombed pink sandstone were once used by the royal ladies to watch royal processions passing the streets.
Feel the luxury enjoyed by the royals as you take an elephant ride up to the Amber Fort. Nestled atop of a hill, the grand fort impresses visitors at the first sight. Discover the history as you move through large gates, expansive courtyards and palatial period rooms.
There is museum inside the City Palace, which is known as Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, and you’ll feel delighted to see the artifacts and items of the former royalty. For display, there are an array of royal possessions, including arms, costumes, inscriptions and paintings. A tour to the palace is incomplete without visiting the Govind Devji Temple dedicated to Lord Krishna.
Later, visit Jantar Mantar- an observatory, where you will find a good collection of complex instruments that were once used for astronomical studies. It is one of the largest observatories built by Maharaja Jai Singh II and also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Later, check out of the hotel and drop to Airport.