Pulse of Rajsathan 5N/6D
Rajasthan is situated on the northwestern side of India, where it involves the vast majority of the wide and ungracious Thar Desert.
Main tourist attractions in the Udaipur trip
Jagdish Temple– Jagdish temple is a 400-year-old Lord Krishna Temple with impressive architecture. It is situated right in the middle of Udaipur old city and a popular visit for all guests arriving here.
Mansapurna Karni Mata Ropeway– Mansapurna Karni Mata Ropeway is a popular ride up the hill to the Karni Mata temple and enroute offers views of the area around. It can get crowded during the season.
Vintage Car Museum– Vintage Car Museum has a number of vintage classic cars on display from Royal family garages. Cars are maintained well and therefore a popular tourist visit place.
City Palace– City Palace is a very popular sightseeing area offering multiple galleries, rooms and antiques on display. Guests looking at deeper insights must opt for a guide.
Lake Pichola– Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of Rajasthan, India. It is located in the heart of the city around which City Palace, Shiv Niwas, and Fateh Prakash palace are situated. Pichola is also renowned for having the Lake Palace, the famous heritage hotel in the center of the lake. Boating here is nothing short of experience.
Sajjan Garh– It’s a 9 km excursion up a hill where excellent views of the countryside, Udaipur city, and its lakes can be captured. An excellent option for an evening visit. The area also doubles up as an option for local picnickers. The reserve forest area is home to wildlife and is demarcated as Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary.
Eklingji Temples– Eklingji Temple (25 kms from Udaipur) is dedicated to Lord Ekling (Shiva) and was founded by Acharya Viswaroopa contemporary of Adi Shankaracharya. There is another temple called Nathon Ka Mandir in the temple complex with inscriptions dating back to the 10th century CE. There are two more temples are that are visited in Eklingji Sas Bahu Temple – built in the 10th century; this temple is dedicated to the mother-in-law and daughter-in-law and has intricate carvings including some erotic figures. Adbudji Jain temple is a temple in ruins dating back to the 17th century and houses a black marble statue of Shanti Nath
Haldighati Museum– The Haldighati Museum (50 Kms from Udaipur) opened up in its current avatar in 2003. It depicts the story of Maharana Pratap and his battles with the Mughal.
Kumbhalgarh Fort– Kumbhalgarh is a Mewari fortress built during the 15th century and enlarged through the 19th century. The fort is now open to the general public as a museum and is spectacularly lit for a few minutes each evening.
Ranakpur Jain Temple– Ranakpur is renowned for Jain Temple Complex. This is a white marble temple with 1444 pillars and intricate carving. Three Jain Temples to Rishabhadeva, Neminath, and Parsvanath, and the dharamshalas, stand close to each other in a walled enclosure. It is one of the “Luncheon” sectors of Rajasthan where guests on the Udaipur-Jodhpur Route stopover for lunch and marvel at the Ranakpur temple complex.
Brahma Temple Pushkar– Pushkar is home to a rare 14th century Brahma Temple (Creator of Universe), one of the very few Brahma temples around. Ghats around Pushkar Lake offer a spiritual experience and are considered a pilgrimage to have visited Pushkar.
Ajmer Sharief– Ajmer is a world-renowned Muslim Pilgrimage destination visited for Ajmer Sharief also known as Dargah Sharif, being the tomb of Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti.
Birla Mandir – Birla Mandir, Jaipur (Lakshmi Narayan Temple) is a Hindu temple located in Jaipur, India, and is one of many Birla Temple. It was built by the B.M. Birla Foundation in 1988 and is constructed solely of white marble. It is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu (Narayan), whose images appear inside, along with other Hindu gods and goddesses and selections from the Gita and Upanishads. The temple is open daily with visiting hours between 8:00 AM and 12:00 PM, as well as between 4:00 PM and 8:00 AM. It is located in Jaipur’s Tilak Nagar neighborhood near Moti Dungari hill.
Jantar Mantar Observatory– The Jantar Mantar is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built-in 18th century. The Jaipur observatory is the largest and best-preserved of few such others built in that period and is considered one of the world heritage sites.
Hawa Mahal– Hawa Mahal is a unique five-story building built in 1799 akin to the honeycomb of the beehive with its 953 small windows called jharokhas. The original intention of the lattice was to allow royal ladies to observe everyday life in the street below without being seen since they had to observe strict “purdah”. It’s a popular monument to visit for guests arriving at Jaipur for its unique architecture and views around the area.
City Palace Jaipur– City Palace is a palace complex in Jaipur which was the seat of the royal family of Jaipur. The Chandra Mahal palace now houses a museum (Sawai Mansingh Museum) but the greatest part of it is still a royal residence. The palace complex incorporates an impressive and vast array of courtyards, gardens, and buildings.
Albert Hall Museum– Albert Hall Museum is a state museum built in the late 19th century having a rich collection of artifacts like paintings, carpets, ivory, stone, metal sculptures, colorful crystal works, etc
Amer Fort– Amer Fort is located in Amer, 12 kilometers from Jaipur. It is one of the principal tourist attractions of Jaipur, located high on a hill. Amer Fort was built in the 18th century and is known for its artistic style. With its large ramparts, series of gates, and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks the Maota Lake, at its forefront. The fort is a must for its different areas, its spread over 4 levels, and its aesthetic ambiance. The areas comprise Diwan-e-Aam or the “Hall of Public Audience”, the Diwan-e-Khas or the “Hall of Private Audience”, the Sheesh Mahal (mirror palace) or Jai Mandir, and the Sukh Niwas where a cool climate is artificially created by winds that blow over the water cascade within the palace. There is also a step well nearby that could be an interesting visit for any traveler.
Moti Doongri– Moti Doongri Temple is a Lord Ganesh temple and a major attraction in Jaipur. Set on a hilltop, the temple is well visited all through the year.
Anokhi Museum– The Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing is dedicated to the collection, preservation and interpretation of block printed cloth. Exhibits and educational programming highlight various aspects of this ancient craft in order to strengthen appreciation for a living art form.
Ladli Vocational Training Centre for Street Children– Ladli is a Vocational school for rescued street children. They welcome visitors and sell the jewelry the children have made. It’s one of a kind project and an excellent place to arrive for souvenir shopping. Experiential travelers and those interested in arts and crafts can spend more time volunteering. Ladli is a project of the small, independent, non-profit organization I-India. It relies entirely on the generous support of customers, volunteers, and donors.
Departure TimePlease arrive by 8:45 AM for a prompt departure at 9:00 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 8:30 PM.
Dress CodeComfortable athletic clothing.