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Rajasthan Trip Planning

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Rajasthan Trip Planning

Dear Experts,

We are planning to visit Rajasthan in Oct-14 last week by our swift car.

We are family of 4 person. 2 Adult 2 kids.

Itinerary plan as below :

Day 1. Pune to Udaipur – Start morning 4.30am reached Udaipur 5.30pm (900 km- 13 hrs)

Enjoy light & sound show, night stay at Hotel.

Day 2. Udaipur to Chittorgadh- Morning 7.30am depature- Chittorgadh arrival 9.30am (200 Km-2 hrs)

Visit Chittorgadh fort ( 2 hrs)+ lunch

Start 1.00pm arrival Ajmer at 5.00pm

Meet relatives.

Day 3. Ajmer to Jodhpur- Start morning 7.00 am arrival Jodhpur 12.30pm (210km-5.30 hrs)

Evening visit to Mandore Gardens, Balsamand Lake.

Day 4. Morning Visit Jaswant Thada and Mehrangarh Fort.

Late afternoon visit to Osiyan (60 kms) to Osiya Mata Temple, Jain Temples and Sand Dunes.

Evening dinner by the Dunes with traditional dance. Night stay at Hotel

Day 5. Jodhpur - Jaisalmer Sam Dunes- Start morning 7.30 am arrival – 1.00pm.

Enroute visit Manvar Oasis, Pokaran village and Ramdevra Temple.

Sand Dunes-Proceed 45 kms further from Jaisalmer to Sam Dunes. Reach Sam by 4.30 pm.

Enjoy the sunset on the dunes, camel ride. Evening campfire with Rajasthani folk music & dance.

Overnight stay at a camp in Sand Dunes.

Day 6. Morning leave to Jaisalmer – 1hrs(45 Km) - Visit Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon Ki Haveli, Gadsisar Lake, Cenotaphs,

Jain Temples around Jaisalmer. Night stay at Hotel

Day 7. Jaisalmer - Bikaner. Start 8.30am arrival – 2.30pm- (330 kms - 6.5hrs)

Enroute visit Kheenchan (Bird Watching) and Deshnoke Temple (Rat temple-Karnimata Temple)

Night stay at Hotel

Day 8. Sightseeing around Bikaner- Visit Lallgarh Palace Complex, Junagarh Fort, Bhandasar Jain Temple,

Shiv bari Temple and Camel Breeding Centre.

Day 9. Bikaner to Ajmer- 8.am to 2.30 pm (300Kms-6.5hrs)- Evening Visit Durgah

Day 10. Spent time with relatives.

Day 12. Ajmer to Ahmedabad.(stay at night)

Day 13. Ahmedabad to Pune

Is above iterny is best ? or need to add more worth visiting sight-seeing.

Or drop which is not worth to visit? So we can save days and money.

Also suggest best hotels for stay in Rajasthan (Std/Budgeted).

Thanks,

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1. Re: Rajasthan Trip Planning

Hi,

Udaipur Hotel Rampratap Palace

Jodhpur Hotel Pal Haveli

Jaisalmer Khuri Sand Dunes (Gangaur Resort)

Bikaner Hotel Sagar

Regards

Discovery Prime Tours

Edited: 27 August 2014, 09:50
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2. Re: Rajasthan Trip Planning

Thanks. More suggestions are welcome for tour planning.

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3. Re: Rajasthan Trip Planning

I have this like a sample tour for 10 days trip of Rajasthan which will cover almost everything to see check this out. Most of the tourists who are traveling to Rajasthan are confused on what and how to travel here, to make the most out of their trip. So here is a perfectly planned itinerary to travel in Rajasthan. You can make the changes if you like according to your budget and means of transportation you prefer, but this is almost perfect route you should follow.

Day 1: Jaipur

Arrival at Jaipur

Pickup from Jaipur Airport / Railway Station / Bus Stand by placard carrying driver and transfer to Hotel.

Post Lunch, visit to the fabled Pink City, the Jaipur of old.

Jaipur is famous for its marvelous architecture and town planning. Drive through the colourful bazaars to the delicate Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds).

Visit the various museums inside the City Palace and the ancient observatory, Jantar Mantar which is now a world heritage site.

Day 2: Fatehpur,

Shekhawati

Depart after an early breakfast to Fatehpur, Shekhawati (3 hrs away).

See the Cenotaphs, Stepwells, beautifully Painted Havelis or mansions that this Shekhawati region is renowned for.

Proceed after lunch for Bikaner. If we are in time, we can also visit the Camel-breeding Farm just before Bikaner (open 3-5 pm). Bikaner is 2-3 hrs. from Fatehpur.

Check-in at hotel in Bikaner.

Day 3: Bikaner See the fabulous Junagarh Fort & Lalgarh Palace in Bikaner.

Proceed for Jaiselmer. Have lunch on the way (5 hrs. drive, packed lunch from Bikaner advised).

Reach before sundown, to catch a glimpse of the setting sun on the Golden Fort.

Check-in at hotel in Jaiselmer.

Day 4: Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is a small town best explored on foot. Roam in the old fort, marvel at the beautiful architecture and amazing stonework. In particular, see the Museum and Jain Temple.

Take a walk through the back streets to the Patwon ki Haveli & Kothari Haveli.

After lunch proceed to Kuldhera - an abandoned habitation, and then to Sam Sand Dunes.

Take a Camel Ride and experience the haunting magic of the desert.

Day 5: Jodhpur

After early breakfast leave for Jodhpur the Sun City via Pokhran (total drive 5 hrs.).

See deer on the way in the Bishnoi villages, and reach Jodhpur by afternoon.

You can see Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada (memorial to an ex-ruler of Jodhpur) and Umaid Palace.

You can also roam in the colorful bazaars around the old clock tower.

Day 6: Ranakpur

An early breakfast and we are off to see a fort that they say only Gods could have built, the awe inspiring Mehrangarh Fort. Do not miss the view of Jodhpur's blue houses & sunset from the top of the fort.

Leave for Mt. Abu, that is 5 hours away. We see the beautiful temples at Ranakpur on the way. Check-in at hotel in Mt. Abu.

Visit to Sunset Point / Nakki Lake in the evening.

Day 7: Mt. Abu

Visit Dilwara Temples and Brahmakumari Ashrams after breakfast.

Leave for Udaipur after lunch (3 hr. drive). Udaipur, the capital of mewar region is beautiful with lots of lakes and greenery. Enjoy a stroll on the lakefront, or catch a folk dance show at Baggar ki Haveli in the evening.

Day 8: Udaipur

Full day Sightseeing of Udaipur, covering the City Palace, Old City, Saheliyon ki Badi lakes, Pratap Memorial & Haldi Ghati.

Stay at Udaipur. In evening, catch the sunset from Sajjangarh or see Shilpgram where folk Arts and crafts are on display. The other options are to see a stirring sound and light show at the City palace or stroll in the bazaars.

Day 9: Ajmer,Pushkar

Start after breakfast for Ajmer. This is a 5 hour drive.

Visit the Dargah of Sufi Saint Salim Chishti, venerated by followers of all religions and leave for Pushkar that is close by.

See the Holy Lake after lunch & visit the only Temple of Lord Brahma in the world.

Pushkar is famous for rose cultivation too! You can ask the driver to visit a Rose Farm.

Drive to Jaipur (3 hr. drive).

Day 10: Jaipur

On the last day of the trip visit the magnificient Amber Palace, perched on a hill top. You can also hitch a ride of a different kind at the fort, hire an elephant and ride like a maharaja into the fort!

See the Largest Cannon on Wheels in the World and old cannon foundry at Jaigarh.

Visit to the Kanak Vrindavan Temple in the valley of flowers.

Drop at Airport / Railway Station / Bus Stand in the evening.

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4. Re: Rajasthan Trip Planning

Jaisalmer attractions

1-In side fort--

* Maharaja palace, Opening hours in summer and winter 9am to 5pm

* The Jain temples - Indians 8am to 1pm, foreigners 11am to 1pm

* Laxminath temple

2-Outside fort-

* Patwa Haveli – Opening time 8am to 5pm,Museum opening times 9am to 6pm

* Salam Singh Ki Haveli, Opening times in summer 8am to 6pm

* Nathmal Haveli, Opening times in summer 8am to 6pm

* Gadisagar Lake (boating can be done here)

* Mandir Palace museum, Opening time 8am to 6pm

* Folklore Museum, near the lake, Opening hours 8am to 6pm

*. Desert Culture Museum, Opening in the evening

* Thar Heritage Museum near Gandhi chock, Opening hours 9am to 9 pm

3-Outside city

* Bada Bagh (maharaja cenotaphs)

*. Amar Sagar (Jain temple)

*. Lodurva (Jain temples)

* Kuldhara (Mt village)

* Sam and Khuri dunes. (Camel ride, spend night or sunset)

Have happy holidays,

Devilal

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5. Re: Rajasthan Trip Planning

Hi,

chose the hotels mention on TripAdvisor ,have list with or without breakfast. read carefully all reviews as many have fake reviews and they came up in front top 10..

Choose acording your budget .

DEV

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