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7 Nights 8 Days tour of Forts, Palaces and Stepped Wells

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Day 1: Arrival at Jaipur and full day sightseeing

Stop At: Amber Fort, Devisinghpura, Amer, Jaipur 302001 India
Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it was the bastion of the Kachwahas of Amber, until the capital was moved to the plains, to what is today Jaipur. The palace, located in craggy hills, is a beautiful melange of Hindu and Mughal styles.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: City Palace of Jaipur, Tripolia Bazar Near Jantar Mantar, Jaipur 3023002 India
Located deep within the walled city, the City Palace Complex was conceived and built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the founder of Jaipur. A beautiful fusion of Mughal and Rajput architecture, the palace is still home to the last ruling royal family which lives in a private section of the palace.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, Tripoliya Bazaar near entrance to City Palace, Jaipur 302020 India
Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is considered to be the largest of the five astronomical observatories built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the founder of Jaipur. It contains sixteen geometric devices, designed to measure time, track celestial bodies and observe the orbits of the planets around the sun. It also houses the Interpretation Centre that helps the tourists to understand about the working principles & chronolgy of the observatory.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, Hawa Mahal Tripolia Bazaar Road Badi Choupad, Jaipur 302002 India
Hawa Mahal, literally the Palace of Winds, was built in 1799 by the poet king Sawai Pratap Singh as a summer retreat for him and his family. It also served as a place where the ladies of the royal household could observe everyday life without being seen themselves. This unique five-storey structure is a blend of Hindu and Islamic architecture, and the exterior, with its small latticed windows (called jharokhas), resembles the crown of Lord Krishna.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nahargarh Fort, Nahar Garh Road, Jaipur 302002 India
Nahargarh Fort sits proudly on a ridge of the Aravalli Hills, creating an impressive northern backdrop to the city of Jaipur. It was constructed during the reign of Jai Singh in 1734, and was later expanded in 1868. Nahargarh, which means abode of tigers, was a formidable barrier, defending Jaipur against attacking enemies. The fort looks brilliant when floodlit at night. Overlooking the city, it presents a glittering view of the city lights.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Jaipur full day sightseeing

Stop At: Birla Mandir Temple, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Jaipur 302004 India
The Lakshmi-Narayan Temple, or the Birla Temple, as it is more popularly known as, is located at the base of Moti Dungari. Built on an elevated platform, this comparatively modern temple is built entirely of white marble and dominates the skyline of south Jaipur. The temple was commissioned and built by renowned Indian industrialists, the Birlas, in 1988. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, also called Narayan, and his companion, Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth and good fortune. The temple is a work of art and has a marvellous display of exquisite carvings and sculptures covering many mythological themes.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jal Mahal, Amer Road, Jaipur 302002 India
One of the most wonderful sights in Jaipur is the beautiful Jal Mahal or Lake Palace. The light, sand coloured stone walls and the deep blue of the water make for a wonderful contrast. The palace appears to float in the centre of Man Sagar Lake, where its magnificent exteriors can be enjoyed by tourists.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gaitor Ki Chhatriyan, 309B, Mangala Road, Bada Akhada, Krishna Nagar, Brahampuri, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India
Just off the Jaipur-Amber road is Gaitore, where the former Maharajas of Jaipur are entombed. The chhatris (cenotaphs), made of white marble display the distinctive Rajput style of architecture. The open pavilions with ornate domes are supported by delicately sculpted pillars. The crematorium is located in the middle of yellow sandstone hills. The décor and extravagance of a particular chattri is meant to reflect the stature and prowess of the ruler it contains. The most graceful and beautiful chattri at Gaitor is that of Maharaja Jai Singh with 20 carved pillars. Tourists are especially drawn towards it because of its intricate carvings.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sisodia Rani Palace and Garden, Agra Rd 8 km (5 mi) east of Jaipur on road to Bharatpur, Jaipur India
Sisodia Rani Palace and Garden is located 8 kilometres from Jaipur on the Agra road. Laid out in Mughal style, it is painted with the legends of Radha and Krishna. The garden is multi-tiered and has fountains, water courses and painted pavilions. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II built it for his Sisodia queen.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Galtaji Temple, Jaipur India
Galtaji is an ancient pilgrimage centre in Jaipur. Set amidst low hills and packed with locals and tourists alike, the attractive spot has temples, pavilions and holy kunds (natural springs and water tanks). Visitors to Galtaji will come across the complex of Ramgopalji temple, locally called the Monkey temple (Galwar Bagh). It gets this moniker because of a large group of resident monkeys. The green landscape and chattering monkeys add to the delight of the area. On top of the hill is a small temple dedicated to the sun god, called the Surya Mandir. Constructed by Diwan Kriparam, the temple can be seen from anywhere in the city.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jawahar Circle Garden, Service Lane Near Sanganer Airport, Jaipur 302017 India
Honored as the largest circular park in Asia, Jawahar Circle is encompassed by a rose garden and offers a number of concentric jogging tracks, benches, and lush greenery.While the beautifully landscaped plantations and green areas of the park are enough to leave a visitor awed, the main attraction of the park has definitely got to be the Musical Fountain. The fountain creates spectacular shows with over 270 types of effects and over 300 colorful lights.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Albert Hall Museum, Agrasen Hospital Marg Adarsh Nagar, Jaipur 302004 India
The building gets its name from The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the inspiration for its design. The exquisitely built Albert Hall is housed in the centre of Ram Niwas Garden. Sir Swinton Jacob (who is also the mastermind behind many other palaces in Rajasthan) conceptualised and designed it using styles from the Indo-Sarcenic architecture and the Prince of Wales laid the foundation stone of the building in 1876. The museum displays a wide range of metal objects, wood crafts, carpets, stone and metal sculptures, arms and weapons, natural stones and ivory goods. It also houses a large collection of miniatures from Bundi, Kota, Kishangarh, Udaipur and Jaipur schools of art.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
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Day 3: Travel to Bundi and evening city tour of Bundi

Stop At: Dhabhai Kund, Gayatri Nagar, Bundi, Rajasthan 323001, India
Shaped like an inverted pyramid, the Dabhai Kund, also known as Jail Kund, is the largest of its kind in Bundi. The fantastic carvings on the steps that lead to the water alone are reason enough to warrant a visit.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Bundi full day sightseeing

Stop At: Sukh Niwas Mahal, Bundi India
Sukh Mahal, a small, two-storied palace was a summer retreat of past rulers. Today, it is quite famous for being the place where Kipling wrote ‘Kim’. Many credit the palace as a having played muse to the renowned novel. In fact, part of a movie based on the novel was even shot here.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Raniji-ki-Baori, 35 Km From Kota Station, Bundi 323001 India
Raniji ki Baori, also known as 'Queen's Stepwell', is a famous stepwell built in 1699 by Rani Nathavati Ji, the younger queen of the ruling king Rao Raja Anirudh Singh of Bundi. This multi-storied stepwell displays excellent carvings of Gajraj with his trunk turned inwards, giving the impression of having drunk from the baori on its pillars. Its high arched gate gives it an inviting appearance.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Dhabhai Kund, Gayatri Nagar, Bundi, Rajasthan 323001, India
Shaped like an inverted pyramid, the Dabhai Kund, also known as Jail Kund, is the largest of its kind in Bundi. The fantastic carvings on the steps that lead to the water alone are reason enough to warrant a visit.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Taragarh Fort, Nagpahari Hill, Bundi 323001 India
Built in 1345, Taragarh is one of the most impressive structures in Bundi. While it may be a bit ramshackle and strewn with overgrown vegetation, the palace grounds are a great place for a leisurely stroll. With its curved roofs topping pavilions, excess of temple columns and elephant and lotus motifs, the palace is a tribute to Rajput style.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Nawal Sagar, Bundi India
Nawal Sagar Lake is an artificial lake that is a major tourist attraction and can even be seen from the Taragarh Fort. There is a half-submerged temple dedicated to Lord Varun Dev in its centre. What makes the lake unique is that one can see the reflection of nearby palaces and forts in its waters.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
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Day 5: Travel to Udaipur via Chittorgarh

Stop At: Chittorgarh Fort, Chittaurgarh India
While it is difficult to arrive at the exact date the fort was established, legend has it that the construction of the Chittorgarh Fort was initiated by Bhim, a Pandava hero from the mythological epic Mahabharata. The fort houses several magnificent monuments, some unfortunately ravaged by time.
Duration: 3 hours

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Day 6: Udaipur local sightseeing

Stop At: City Palace of Udaipur, Jagdish Temple Rd City Palace Complex, Udaipur 313001 India
The City Palace towers over Lake Pichola. The balconies, cupolas, and towers of the palace give a wonderful view of the lake and the surrounding city. This complex actually consists of four major and several minor palaces that collectively form the magnificent City Palace. The main part of the palace is now preserved as a museum displaying artifacts.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Monsoon Palace, Udaipur 313001 India
Situated just outside Udaipur, this 19th-century palace is built on top of Bansdara hills. Used as a monsoon palace and hunting lodge, its builder, Maharana Sajjan Singh, originally planned to make it an astronomical center. The plan was cancelled with Maharana Sajjan Singh's premature death. It is still an awe-inspiring sight on the Udaipur skyline and offers spectacular views of the city and the areas around.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jagdish Temple, RJ State Highway 50, Udaipur 313001 India
An example of the Indo-Aryan style of architecture, Jagdish Temple was built in 1651 and continues to be one of the most famous temples in and around Udaipur. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the structure is an architectural marvel with carved pillars, graceful ceilings and painted walls. This three-storied temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singh I.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Fateh Sagar Lake, Udaipur India
This delightful lake, bordered by hills and woodlands, lies to the north of Lake Pichola. This artificial lake is connected to Lake Pichola by a canal. The lake houses the beautiful Nehru Island as well as an islet on which stands the Udaipur Solar Observatory. It was inaugurated by the Duke of Connaught and was initially called Connaught Bundh.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sahelion Ki Bari, On the banks of Fateh Sagar Lake, Udaipur 313001 India
Built by Maharana Sangram Singh II as a garden for women, Saheliyon-ki-Bari or the Garden of the Maidens is a popular tourist destination. Along with a small museum, it has several attractions such as marble elephants, fountains, kiosks and a lotus pool.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Shilpgram, Rani Rd, Udaipur 312605 India
Situated 7 kms west of Udaipur near Lake Fateh Sagar is the Centre's Shilpgram - the Rural Arts and Crafts Complex. Spread over 70 acres, and surrounded by the Aravallis, the Rural Arts and Crafts Complex has been conceived as a living museum to depict the lifestyles of the folk and tribal people of the west zone.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Bagore Ki Haveli Museum, Gangaur Ghat Marg Hotel Gangaur Palace, Udaipur 313001 India
Bagore-ki-Haveli is located by Lake Pichola, at Gangaur Ghat. Amar Chand Badwa, the Prime Minister of Mewar, built it in the 18th century. The massive palace has over a hundred rooms that display costumes and modern art. The glass and mirrors in the interiors are structured in classical haveli style.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
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Day 7: Visit Kubhalgarh and back to Udaipur

Stop At: Kumbhalgarh Fort, Rajsamand 313325 India
The fort that has made its mark in history as the second largest wall after the Great Wall of China – it is none but the Kumbhalgarh fort in Rajasthan. The mighty fort is 3600 ft tall and 38km long that surrounds the area of Udaipur. It was considered to have been built by Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. The fort is further declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is under the group Hill Forts of Rajasthan. It is located strategically on the western Aravalli hills.

Having witnessed a large number of wars, the hill serves as the boundary that is unbreakable. The fort that has seven fortified gateways and a number of Jain temples within it , along with the Lakhola Tank which is the most famous tank inside the fort that was constructed by Rana Lakha. The fort consists of a number of Hindu temples and Jain temples that indicate the religious tolerance of the rulers and how they patronized the Jains and encouraged their culture in the kingdom.
Duration: 3 hours

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Day 8: Departure from Udaipur

Pass By: Maharana Pratap Airport, Udaipur, Near MP Airport, Dabok, Rajasthan 313022, India
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick up travelers or meet them at a starting point
Duration
8 days
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel/Airport/Railway Station Pick-up & Drop
  • Chauffeur Driven A/C Private Vehicle for all transports
  • Landing and facility fees
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Professional Tour Guide Included ( Only If Book with Tour Option)
  • Fuel (Petrol/Diesel/Gasoline), Parking Charges, Toll Taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Fuel surcharge
  • 3* Hotel accommodation (Only if booked with option)
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • TIPS & Gratuities (recommended)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Entry/Admission - Amber Fort
  • Entry/Admission - City Palace of Jaipur
  • Entry/Admission - Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
  • Entry/Admission - Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind
  • Entry/Admission - Nahargarh Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Birla Mandir Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Gaitor Ki Chhatriyan
  • Entry/Admission - Sisodia Rani Palace and Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Galtaji Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Jawahar Circle Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Albert Hall Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Dhabhai Kund
  • Entry/Admission - Sukh Niwas Mahal
  • Entry/Admission - Raniji-ki-Baori
  • Entry/Admission - Taragarh Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Nawal Sagar
  • Entry/Admission - Chittorgarh Fort
  • Entry/Admission - City Palace of Udaipur
  • Entry/Admission - Monsoon Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Fateh Sagar Lake
  • Entry/Admission - Sahelion Ki Bari
  • Entry/Admission - Shilpgram
  • Entry/Admission - Bagore Ki Haveli Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Kumbhalgarh Fort
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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