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Rajasthan Pilgrimage Tour
The various pilgrimage centres of different faiths are an excellent demonstration of communal harmony - an inherent component of the Rajasthan tradition. The rulers of Rajasthan built magnificent forts and palaces but at the same time paid due attention to the construction of temples and religious centres. Even today Rajasthan attracts thousands of devotees, pilgrims and lovers of art from all parts of the world to marvel at the wonders of architecture, craftsmanship and devotion. We are providing a list of some of the well-known pilgrimages places in Rajasthan
DAY 01: Arrive - Delhi
First arrival of your tour is in the capital city of India – DELHI. This state is a fusion of sprawling modern metropolis with a stunning backdrop of ancient architecture. Check in to your Hotel. Rest of the day is free to relax after a long flight. Overnight stay at the hotel
Day 2 : Delhi sightseeing
Enjoy a guided tour of Old Delhi that takes you through the crazy and a completely different world as compared to the rest of the city. The old walled city of Shahjahanabad stretches west from the Red Fort a huge structure built of red sandstone showcasing the power of the Mughal Empire in ancient times Next visit largest mosque of the country that can hold as many as 25000 people at the same time – Jama Masjid built by the great Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1656 AD. Then pass the bustling Chandini Chowk market, which is a very crowded and colourful area of Old Delhi which can be also experienced by a rickshaw ride. From here we take you to New Delhi where we drive past through Raj Path India Gate, the President's House. The next attraction is Humayun's Tomb and Qutub Minar. Evening we will visit to the Lotus temple and Iskon temple. Overnight stay at the hotel
DAY 03: Delhi - Jaipur
After early breakfast, we will visit the Birla temple and Hanuman Temple in the New Delhi area and continue our drive to Jaipur - the Pink City known for its rich cultural heritage. On arrival, check into your hotel and later visit to the Birla temple and Ganesh temple at Moti Dungari in Jaipur. Evening we will enjoy the dinner along with the Rajasthani folk dance. Overnight stay at the hotel
DAY 04: Jaipur (Galta temple)
After breakfast, we will visit to the Amber Fort, located on the outskirts of Jaipur, where we will visit the Shila Devi temple, dedicated to Goddess Durga. Also explore the rest of the Amber Fort, which is an important sight of Jaipur. Later we will drive to the Galtaji temple famous for its natural water springs. The temple is surrounded by the Aravalli Hills and dedicated to Sun god. The temple is also surrounded by the monkeys, which are considered as the part of temple and offered by the foods and fruits by the local worshipers.
From here drive to the city, where we visit the Govind Devji Temple and Jagat Shiromani Temple both dedicated to Lord Krishna. Evening is free to explore the local markets of Jaipur. Overnight stay at the hotel
DAY 05: Jaipur – Ajmer – Pushkar
Following breakfast at the hotel, we will drive to another religious city Pushkar, enroute visiting the famous shrine of sufi saint, Moinuddin Chishti which has significance in hindu as well as muslim religion. From here, continue our drive to Pushkar, holy town of Lord Brahma. Rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the leisure walks in this temple town, Overnight stay at the hotel
DAY 06: Pushkar - Ranakpur – Udaipur
Today walk up with the jingles of temple bells, and visit the famous Brahma temple and Pushkar Lake. Brahma is a Hindu god considered as the creator of the universe. Enjoy some time around Pushkar lake. Later drive to Udaipur, enroute visiting the famous Ranakpur Jain temples built by Rana Kumbha in 14th century. These temples are one of the best beautifully designed temples, the designs of the pillars are so unique, that every pillar is incarved with different design. From here, we will drive to Udaipur, the city of lakes. On arrival in Udaipur, check into your hotel, and spend the evening at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel
DAY 07: Udaipur (eklingi)
After breakfast at the hotel, we will visit to the Jagdish temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. A black stone idol of four armed Lord Vishnu, placed centrally with the other four idols of god Ganesha, Sun God, Goddess Shakti and Lord Shiva. Just a few steps away from the temple is spectacular City Palace of Udaipur rising from the glassy Lake Pichola is an imposing structure and the largest palace in Rajasthan. Afternoon we will take a boat ride from city palace, which will take us a round through Taj Lake Palace, and drop at Jag Mandir, an island palace, with stunning view of lake pichola from all around.
Later we will drive to the temple located on the out skirts of Udaipur. The Eklingi temple is dedicated to lord Shiva. This temple is also known for its attracting architecture. Overnight stay at the hotel
DAY 08: Udaipur - Kota – Bundi
Today we will drive to another interesting town of Bundi Enroute visitng Kota, located on the banks of Chambal River. The city is known for the number of palaces, built by the Maharajas of Kota. Here we will visit the vist the Jag Mandir, a magnificent temple built in the middle of the artificial Kishore Sagar Lake and fort of Kota. Continue our drive to Bundi, located from the hustle and bustle of the crowds. Visit the Taragarh Fortress, considered to be one of the best the best in Rajasthan. The Fortress is known for its intricate sculptures as well as murals. Visit the Shikar Burj, the hunting place of the Maharajas of Bundi. Stay the night in a hotel in Bundi. Overnight stay at the hotel
DAY 09: Bundi - Karauli (Hindu and Jain)
Today you will proceed to Karauli, an explored town of Rajasthan. Visiting the old city Palace of Karauli, known for its exemplary architecture, stone carvings and paintings. The exquisite interiors of the Durbar Hall never fail to charm the visitors. Next you will visit Temple of Madan Mohan Ji. The twin temples of Madan Mohan Ji and Kalyan Ji are visited by thousand of devotees each year. The city is also the abode of Shri Madan Mohan Ji, another name of Lord Krishna. Overnight stay at the hotel
DAY 10: Karauli - Agra - Delhi - Dep
Today we will drive to Agra, the Mughal city, famous for one and only Taj Mahal built by the Mughal emperor ShahJahan for his beloved wife Begam Mumtaz, who died while giving birth to his 14th child. Enjoy the sightseeing of Taj Mahal and later continue our drive to Delhi, along one of the India's finest freeways. On reaching Delhi, get transferred to the airport to board your onward flight.
This Tour Includes
- Daily breakfast
- Transfers by exclusive chauffer driven car throughout the tour
- All fuel, taxes and driver allowance & night halt charges
- All transfers & tours by aircon coaches/cars
- English speaking local guides
This Tour Excludes
- Meals and all other expenses are not included in the cost.
- Hotels foreseen are of heritage/Five Star/Three Star category.
- Camera Fees applicable is not included.
- Afternoon Lunch is not included in any of these packages.
- Tips to porters at airports and hotels are excluded.
- Entrance fees at monuments, meals, expenses of a personal nature.
- Insurance/Personal casualities meals are excluds.
- Any Air Fare/Bus/ Train/Flight Fare are excluds.
- A Hat, Cap Or Turban.
- Fully-charged camera battery.
- Toilet paper and a towel
- Sunscreen and sunglasses.
- Medical kit (just in case).
- A big smile and a positive attitude.
- In the winter, warm clothes for night-time.
- Long-sleeve shirt, long trousers, sneakers or other type of sturdy shoes. Remember, the sun is fierce!