Duration: 22 Nights / 23 Days
Destination: Diu / Porbandar / Junagadh / Gondal / Ahmedabad
/ Udaipur / Mount Abu / Jodhpur / Jaisalmer / Ajmer / Pushkar / Jaipur / Sariska
Arrival at Diu, Meet Greet & Transfer to hotel. Check in to hotel. In
the evening visit of Diu Fort & beach. The fort has canons, which reminds
one of the struggles between Bahadur Shah, Sultan of Gujarat, Mughal Emperor
& the Portuguese. Overnight stay Diu.
Taking a breakfast then visit of Diu includes St. Paul Church which is founded
by Jesuits, Diu Museum which is collection of wooden carvings, idols, shadow
clocks & so many other items. In the evening visit of Beaches. Overnight
Departure to PORBANDAR & transfers to hotel. Check In to the hotel. In
the afternoon visit of Kirti Temple. Kirti temple is House, Born Place, and
Museum of Mahatma Gandhi. Overnight stay Porbandar.
Departure to Sasan Gir National Park. Sasan Gir Lion sanctuary is home
of some 300 Asiatic Lions. Sasan Gir is only place in world outside African
continent where lion can be seen in its natural habitat. Evening safari &
overnight stay Sasan Gir.
Morning safari & Evening Safari to Sasan Gir. Overnight stay Sasan Gir.
Morning departure to Junagadh. Visit of Uperkot Fort, is an ancient fort build
by Chandra Gupta. The fort has been rebuilt & extended many times. Later
visit of Ashokan Edicts, Mahabat Maqbara. The Ashoka's Rock edict is on way
of Girnar hill temple. The rock engraved with the Buddhist edicts of Ashoka.
The edicts impart moral instruction on dharma, harmony, tolerance, and peace.
Overnight stay Junagadh / Gondal.
Excursion visit of Girnar Hill. The height of the hill is 1100m. It has 10,000
steps to reach on the top. The steps were built in 1889 and 1908. Start the
journey early in morning before 7 am is fine. From the top peak view are superb.
This is a major pilgrimage centre for both Hindu and Jain. A Sadhu (priest)
gathers in time of Kartika Purnima festival. Overnight stay Junagadh / Gondal.Note:
No Good Accommodation is available at Junagadh. Here we can provide stay at
Gondal then come back to Junagadh.
Morning breakfast & proceed to Gondal, check in to the Orchard Palace
/ River Side Palace, Evening visit of Naulakha palace is a festival of stone
carvings with balconies. It gift for Maharaja Bhagwat Sinh Ji on his silver
jubilee as ruler of GONDAL. Visit of vintage car collection, have a collection
of several vintage and classical cars including a 1910 new engine with so
many imposing American cars of the 1940s. Overnight stay Orchard Palace at
Proceed to Ahmedabad. Check In to the hotel. In the evening visit of half
day city tour that include Sidi Saiyed Mosque developed by Sidi Saiyed constructed
in 1573, Hathee Singh Jain Temple is typically fine & made of delicately
carved white marble. Overnight stay Ahmedabad.
Day 10: Morning After breakfast visit of Jama Mosque, which is developed by
Ahmed Shah, A very good example of architect. Then later visit of Calico museum
of Textile, which contains one of the world's finest collections of antique
and modern Indian textile. Gandhi Ashram, Adalej Step Well, built by Queen
Rudabai entrances leading to a huge platform that rest on 16 pillars etc.
In evening visit of Market area & overnight stay Ahmedabad.
Morning After breakfast drive to Udaipur. Check in to hotel & half day
city tour visit of Sahelion Ki Bari, Lake Palace. Sahelion Ki Bari is a famous
Garden lies just below the Fateh Sagar Lake. Maharana Sangram Singh II designed
this Garden. It's a palace in the middle of Lake, summer residence of the
princes of Mewar. The interior of palace is built with white marble &
decorated with paintings. Overnight stay Udaipur.
Morning After breakfast visit of Jagdish temple, city palace. Jagdish temple
is belonging to Lord Jagannath, sign of Vishnu. It's a largest & most
beautiful temple of Udaipur with shape images. It's situated on the bank of
Lake Pichola. It's was built with granite and marble. City palace is a royal
compound in Rajasthan. A grand architectural marvel towering above the lake
on the hill surrounded by crenellated walls, it's a collection of pavilions,
terraces, corridors, rooms and gardens. Then drive to Mount Abu. Overnight
stay Mount Abu.
Morning visit of Mount Abu local city tour. Visit of Gaumukh temple, Delwara
Jain temple, Adhar Devi temple, Guru Shikhar, AchalGadh, Nakki Lake, sunset
point. Delwara Jain temple is beautiful carved temples built between 11th
to 13th centuries. It is a superb example of temple architecture. Nakki Lake
is popular for boating as well as it's an artificial lake. Overnight stay
After taking the morning breakfast drive to Jodhpur. Check into hotel, in
the evening visit of Mandore Garden. The Mandore garden is situated 8 Kms
from the city & it's also known as the ancient capital of Marwar. This
garden has attractive Ashok trees and many other ancient plants & trees.
Mandore has main attraction are hall of heroes has fifteen figures engraved
out of the rock on the wall which represent Hindu holy being. Now shelter
place for monkeys & peacocks. Overnight stay Jodhpur.
Sight seen of Mehrangadh fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada. Mehrangarh
was found in 1459 by Rao Jodha. It is located at the center of the city. The
fort long over 5 Kms a top, a 125 meter high hill. The fort has three gates
approached by zigzag road. Some of the most intricate decorated palaces with
neatly carved panels, network window and sparkling stained glass. Jaswant
Thada is a group of royal monument in white marbles was built in 1899 A.D.
It's situated near to Mehrangarh Fort. The monument has also houses that portrait
of the rulers of the Jodhpur. Some stones are so thin and highly polished
that the sunlight illuminates them. The building has amazing outlooks over
the fort and city. Overnight stay Jodhpur.
Drive to Jaisalmer. Check in to hotel. Half day city tour visit of Salim Singh
Ki Haveli, Patwon-Ji-Ki Haveli and Nathmal Ji Ki Haveli. Salim Singh Haveli
was built 300 years ago. Salim Singh Haveli provides memory of the Salim Singh
Mohta, who becomes Prime minister in 1800. Patwon-Ji-Ki Haveli built by five
Jain brothers known as Patwa merchants. The view of Patwon-Ki-Haveli are excellent
with most magnificent among all the Havelis. The Haveli of Nathmal Ji was
also built for the Prime Minister. Overnight stay Jaisalmer.
visit of Ghadisar Lake, Jaisalmer Fort & in the evening drive to Sam &
Dunes desert. Gadi Sagar Tank, use water for the supply of the city. Jaisalmer
fort was built by Jaisala. Fort from its outer walls to Palace & with
in houses is made of soft yellow Jurassic sandstone. The interior painted
& has been converted to museum. Evening visit of Sam & Dunes take
a camel ride as well as enjoy night with Dance known as KalBeliya. Overnight
stay Sam & Dunes with Luxury tents.
Morning drive to Ajmer, visit of Muslims pilgrims Khwaja-Muin-Udin-Chisti,
who was come to Ajmer from Persia. Also visit of Dhai-Din-Ka-Jopra known as
because its construction was completed with is two & half days. Overnight
Drive to Pushkar. Pushkar is known as city of temples & Lake. Visit of
world famous Brahma temple, Savitri Temple then later visit of Pushkar Lake.
Overnight stay Pushkar.
Morning after taking the breakfast drive to Jaipur. Check in to hotel. Half
Day city tour includes visit of Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar. Hawa Mahal was
built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. The palace is shaped like a
pyramid & is a five storied building, with number of small windows, screens,
with arched roofs. The reason behind Hawa Mahal was built, in ancient time
when women of royal families had to observe strict veil (Purdah), so that
royal family's ladies could watch & enjoy the procession, other activities
on the street below. The name of 'Jantar Mantar' comes from Sanskrit's word
'Yantra Mantra' meaning instruments and formulae. Built in 18th century by
Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the huge masonry instruments were used to study
the movement of constellations and stars in the sky. Overnight stay Jaipur.
Visit of Amer Fort, City Palace, Govind Dave Temple, Birla Auditorium. Amer
is located at distance of 11 kilometers from Jaipur. It's a fine blend of
Hindu Muslim Architecture. The original palace was built by Raja Man Singh.
A Fort is built with white marble & red stone & looks more attractive
due to Maota Lake inside. The most popular temple of Jaipur dedicated to Lord
Krishna. It is located in the central pavilion of the Jai Niwas Garden to
the north of Chandra Mahal. Sawai Jai Singh installed the image of GOVIND
DEV JI (an incarnation of lord Krishna) after it was brought from Vrindavan.
The City Palace was built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of the Kachhwaha clan of
Rajputs, but a lot of changes and additions were made to the original structure
by his successors. It occupies about one seventh of the old city area. Birla
Auditorium is a modern temple built of white marble on top of a hill. The
main auditorium with a seating capacity of 1350 people is one of the largest
auditoriums in India; built to international conference standards. Overnight
Day 22 & 23:
Early morning drive to Alwar; check in to Hotel & continue visit of Sariska
National Park. In the Sariska we can visit Tiger, Leopard, and Monkey etc. Overnight
stay Alwar. Morning after breakfast again visits of National Park with Jeep
Safari. Later drive to Delhi. Drop at Airport / Drop at Hotel.