Rajasthan Forts and Hill Tour
Duration : 11 Nights - 12 Days
Destinations : Delhi » Jaipur » Udaipur » Mount Abu » Jodhpur » Jaisalmer » Bikaner » Delhi
Hindus have a belief that Lord Vishnu has a footprint on top of Mount Abu. Myth says Mount Abu is as old as Himalaya. This hill side area is named after mythical mighty serpent Arbuda who saves Lord Shiva’s sacred bull Nandi from dropping into an abyss. Mount Abu, the only hill station in Rajasthan has so much in store—the Dilwara temples of 11th and 13th centuries, Hindu temples, and its bounties of nature. So Indian Memoirz designs this Rajasthan Forts and Hill Tour.
weaving visits to the major cities of Rajasthan.
Day 01: Arrival in Delhi
Once you arrive at the Delhi airport, the Indian Memoirz representative will welcome you in traditional Indian style. This will be the beginning of your Rajasthan Forts and Hill Tour package. The Indian Memoirz representative will transfer your luggage to the car and you drive straight to the hotel of your choice which has been booked by Indian Memoirz.
You will be warmly welcomed by the staff of the hotel and escorted to your room. You can relax for a while. Indian Memoirz then treats you a delicious lunch at a famous restaurant in Delhi.
After lunch you will visit t the Humayun's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, Rajpath, the Gandhi Memorial; India Gate, Parliament House, the President's Residence and other museums and galleries.
Day 02: Delhi – Jaipur (258kms-5 hours drive)
After breakfast you will explore the monuments of Old Delhi before proceeding towards Jaipur.
First of all, you visit the Red Fort which will immediately catch your glance due to its sheer size and grandeur. Then, you proceed towards Jama Masjid which is the largest Mosque of India. The most attractive part of Old Delhi is Chandni Chowk, the largest old trading centre of Delhi. Visit Raj Ghat, the final resting place of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi and pay homage to his soul.
After your sightseeing in Old Delhi, the representative of Indian Memoirz will complete all the check out formalities at the hotel and shift your luggage into the car. After you settle in the car, you drive to your next destination, Jaipur. Lunch is offered at a highway hotel on your way to Jaipur.
On arrival at the Pink City, you are transferred straight to the hotel which has been reserved by the team of Indian Memoirz in advance. You are offered a traditional Rajasthani welcome at the hotel with vermilion and garland. The check in formality will be completed by Indian Memoirz representative. You can relax in your room comfortably after a tired journey.
In the evening, Indian Memoirz takes you for a movie to the Raj Mandir Cinema Hall in Jaipur. Or you can have your own choice. After the movie, you are offered typical Rajasthani dinner at a famous Rajasthani restaurant in Jaipur.
Day 03: Jaipur Sightseeing
Get up early and get ready for the whole day sightseeing in Jaipur. You will move towards Amber Fort located at a distance of 11 kilometers from Jaipur city. Perched on a hillock this fort gives a breathtaking view of the Jaipur city. The architecture is a fusion of the Hindu and mughal styles. To reach the fort you can ride back on an elephant. Explore both the interiors and exteriors of the fort. Rajasthan tour always includes this Amber Fort.
Indian Memoirz will offer you a lunch at a famous restaurant in Jaipur where you can savor the best dish of Rajasthani cuisine. Take rest for a while. Then you will set out your sightseeing tour in Jaipur city.
You can explore all the nook and corner of Jaipur city through a rickshaw ride. You will not miss anything that Jaipur has in store. Visit the City Palace, a delightful blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture. It covers one-seventh of the area in the walled city. Explore here the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
Then you will visit Jantar Mantar,the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. Explore Hawa Mahal, the Palace of Winds. Their five-storey structures of sandstone pink decked with fine Jaali works and elaborate balconies. Pratap Singh built this Mahal for the palace women.
Dinner will be served. Stay overnight in Jaipur.
Day 04: Jaipur- Udaipur (405 kms-8 hours drive)
After breakfast check out the hotel. Then you will start your drive towards Udaipur, the lake city of Rajasthan. Indian Memoirz will arrange your lunch on a roadside hotel on the way drive.
On the way drive you will halt at Ranakpur to explore its famous Ranakpur temples, one of the five Jain pilgrimage sites in India. The plethora of the Jain temples display its brilliant carved stone architecture.
Again start your drive to Udaipur. On arrival you will be accommodated at the hotel. Indian Memoirz representative will do all the checkout formalities and shift your luggage.
Day-05: Udaipur Sightseeing
On the fifth day of your Rajasthan fort tour with hill station package you will explore the Udaipur city and its attractions.
Legend tells that Maharaja Udai Singh built this city after attaining blessing from a holy man. Udaipur bequeathed with lakes, palaces and garden is a romantic tourist haunt in Rajasthan. The British Rajasthan historian Col. James Tod pen downed in his records as the most romantic city in the Indian subcontinent.
Explore the City Palace museum, the Jagdish temple, Shaelion Ki Bari (Queen's resort for their friends) Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum), Pratap Memorial, Gulab Bagh Garden, Fateh Sagar Lake, etc.
Evening enjoy a romantic boat ride at the Lake Pichola.
After dinner overnight stay at Udaipur hotel .
Day-06: Udaipur - Mount Abu(185 kms-4 hours drive)
After breakfast you have to check out your hotel. Indian Memoirz representative will then drive you to the next destination, Mount Abu, the only hill station in Rajasthan. It was once the summer retreat of the British.
On arrival take your hill station hotel. After lunch you will explore the natural beauty of Mount Abu along with its sightseeing. Feel here the cool ambience flanked by greeneries, spiritual abode, lakes and rivers.
The prime attraction of Mount Abu is its Dilwara temples. Explore all the architectural grandeur of five legendary temples of Dilwara. The marble architecture will stun your eyes. There are also Hindu temples at Mount Abu.
Don’t miss a boat ride at the Nakki Lake of Mount Abu. Enjoy the cool vistas of the scenic landscape.
Day 07: Mount Abu–Jodhpur (326 kms-6-30 hours)
Early morning enjoy the sunrise at the sunrise point of Mount Abu. Then check out the hotel and start your drive to Jodhpur, the blue city of Rajasthan.
On arrival at Jodhpur you will be accommodated at the hotel booked in advance by Indian Memoirz. Indian Memoirz then offers you a lunch at a famous restaurant of Jodhpur.
Sightseeing in Jodhpur
After lunch you will explore the Jodhpur city, the stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan founded in 1459 by Prince Jodha.
Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, perched on a low sandstone hill. Explore its Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph, built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II around 1899 and Umaid Bhawan &Public gardens.
After dinner overnight stay at Jodhpur.
Day 08: Jodhpur – Jaisalmer (300 kms-6 hours)
Gate up early and have your breakfast. Then you will start your next drive to Jaisalmer, the golden city of Rajasthan.
While reaching Jaisalmer city you will head towards the Sam Sand dunes, a camel riding point. Check in the camel tent. Then start your camel ride till sunset. The sunset view reflected on the san dunes will stun your eyes. Explore the Sam village on the back of the camel.
Day 09: Jaisalmer Sightseeing
In the early morning you will be driven to the Jaisalmer city. On arrival check into at a hotel booked previously for you in advance by Indian Memoirz. Have a sumptuous breakfast.
Today you explore the Jaisalmer city located on the great Indian Thar desert with its sand dunes and majestic forts. History tells that Jaisalmer was built by Rawal Jaisal when he abandoned his old fort at Ludarwa and constructed the fort in Jaisalmer. As a part of your Rajasthan hill station tour you will explore the Jaisalmer city.
Visit the magnificent Golden Fort of Jaisalmer stands with its majestic beauty of red sandstone. It is perched on a hill surrounded by three walls. The inside palaces are intricately designed and breathtakingly beautiful. One third of the city’s population lives at this fort. Three Jain temples are there inside the fort. Explore also the Patwon Ki Haveli (Mansion) and Salim Singh Ki Haveli. Their carved balconies and brackets are feast to the eye.
In the afternoon drive to Lodurva located at a distance of 16 kms from Jaisalmer. Explore here the Jain temple which houses exquisite jail work screens, grand ceiling and a triumphal arch at the entrance. A mythical tree namely Kalpataru is there.
Overnight stay at Jaisalmer hotel
Day 10: Jaisalmer–Bikaner (330kms-6.30 hours)
On the 10th day itinerary of Rajasthan hill station tour package you will leave Jaisalmer hotel to proceed towards Bikaner.
On arrival at Bikaner you will be accommodated at the hotel booked for you.
Bikaner was once the trade center on the caravan routes from Africa and West Asia. The entire city is surrounded by a 7kms wall with five entrance gate. Explore here the Bikaner Fort built by Raja Rai Singh; it features long range of 37 pavilions, a line of balconies and aerial windows of varying designs.
Indian Memoirz will offer you a dinner at a famous hotel in Bikaner. Overnight stay at Bikaner hotel.
Day 11: Bikaner-Delhi (505-10 hours by road) By train
Wake up at your own time and have your breakfast. Then visit the Karni Mata rate temple which is 600 years old and dedicated to Goddess Durga. While you enter this temple you will see the silver gates. The dancing of thousands of rats will surprise you. Devotees worship the rats here.
Rest of the day you can have leisure options, otherwise just visit the nearby local villages of Bikaner.
In evening you will board your train to New Delhi.
In early morning you will arrive at New Delhi railway station. Indian Memoirz representative will accommodate you at a hotel for half-day stay.
Today you can do your last day shopping in Delhi.
Indian Memoirz representative will timely transfer you to the Delhi international Airport to board your flight back home.
Unfortunately, Indian Memoirz will have to bid a sad farewell to you. We wish you a safe journey ahead and hope that you carry all the memorable moments of this trip back home.