- ReferenceJAIPUR WITH JAISALMER 11
- Start Date04/01/2021
- TypeGuided Tours
- Departure CityJaipur
- End CityUdaipur
- Cancellation policyUp to 24 hrs
- Durations 11 days 10 nights
- Audio guide
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
- Pick-up and drop off
- Private tour
- Professional guide
- Special activities
- Transport by air-conditioned
DAY 01 - ARRIVE IN JAIPUR (STAY AT SUJAN RAJMAHAL PALACE, JAIPUR)
The picturesque capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is color washed pink-the color associated with hospitality in Rajput culture. This Beautiful city along with Agra and Delhi form what is known as the Golden Triangle of Indian tourist circuit. Jaipur is a city where royalty still lives in the grandeur of its palaces, where fighting for the honour of the clan has never been a need but a way of life, and where treating guests as gods has been a tradition from time immemorial . There is a timeless appeal to Jaipur's colorful bazaars where one can shop for Rajasthani handlooms and trinkets. Beautifully laid out gardens and parks, attractive monuments and marvelous heritage hotels, once the residence of Maharajas are worth admiration. Not to mention the ambling camels and cheerful people in multi-hued costumes that make your trip to the pink city a memorable one.
DAY 02 - IN JAIPUR
City tour visiting City Palace , the former royal residence built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal styles. Jantar Mantar, is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was constructed for the royal ladies to watch the royal processions without being seen. Amber Fort, situated just outside the city, is perhaps the most beautiful example of Rajasthani forts and gives a grand view of the city down below. Other attractions include the Jaigarh Fort, Birla Mandir, and Sisodia Rani Ka Bagh.
DAY 03 - IN JAIPUR
Full Day Pushkar Visit - Optional
DAY 04 - JAIPUR TO JAISALMER (STAY AT SUJAN THE SERAI, JAISALMER)
In time transfer to airport to board flight for Jaisalmer. Rising from the heart of the Thar Desert like a golden mirage is the city of Jaisalmer. A commanding fort etched in yellow sandstone stands, with all its awesome splendour, dominating the amber-hued city. Located at the heart of the great Thar Desert, it offers the visitor an enchanting world of fable, colour, and history. Moreover, the magnificent wood-and stone-carved mansions and buildings display the love and interest Rajputs had for the fine arts. The desert festival held here by the end of the winter season, during the months of January and February, attracts a large number of domestic and foreign tourists.
DAY 05 - IN JAISALMER
City tour visiting the massive Jaisalmer Fort , the second oldest fort in Rajasthan after Chittaur , Patwon ki Haveli, the grandest haveli of Jaisalmer , Desert Culture centre and museums gives you some glimpse of this small town’s past. The Jain temples meet your religious taste, Salim Singh ki haveli and Nathmal-ki-haveli give you some more idea of the haveli architecture of the town. Besides these, Gadsisar Lake is also an interesting spot to visit in this desert city.
DAY 06 - IN JAISALMER
EXCURSION TO LODURVA - OPTIONAL
DAY 07 - JAISALMER TO JAWAI BANDH (STAY AT SUJAN JAWAI, JAWAI BANDH)
After breakfast depart by surface to Jawai Bandh. Over night at Hotel.
DAY 08 - IN JAWAI BANDH
Jawai, a small village named after the river of the same name has now become an attraction for tourist. The area is mainly known as Jawai Dam because it is located near the dam and it comes under Sumerpur Tehsil of the Pali district in Rajasthan. The famous dam was built by Maharaja Umaid Singh of Jodhpur and the village cover an area of 500 square kilometers. Being located at the embankment, Jawai gives you an amazing view of the river.
DAY 09 - IN JAWAI BANDH
After breakfast city tour of Jawai Bandh. Built across the Jawai river which is a tributary of Luni, the dam offers an exquisite view of the river. Its construction was started on 12 May 1946 and was finished in 1957. It is the biggest dam in western Rajasthan with the total area of 102,315 acres. Its height is 61.25 feet (18.67 meters) and the capacity is 7887.5 million cubic feet. It a perfect site to watch the magnificent river and also wildlife around it. You can easily spot crocodiles and birds from the dam and the level of water makes the whole environment perfect for an outing. It is one of the vantage points in Jawai from where you can watch the entire village. The dream-like vista you get from here is precious in its nature.Over night at Hotel.
DAY 10 - IN JAWAI BANDH
Full day free for independence activity
DAY 11 - IN JAWAI BANDH - UDAIPUR DROP
In time transfer to Udaipur airport to your connecting flight for onward destination.
How many people will be on my trip?
Good things come in small packages, which is why we keep our group sizes down. This means we’re small enough to remain flexible as we thread our way through communities without intimidating the locals. On most of our trips, you’ll be part of an intimate group of 12-16 people, though our group sizes are on average 10 people. Our Overland trips are in purpose-built vehicles that can carry up to 24 travelers. Group sizes are displayed on each trip’s overview page on our website.