Jodhpur – Jaisalmer with Bikaner is a short break itinerary that explore three popular Desert circuit destinations of Rajasthan (Jodhpur (Craft Village, Fort, Temples), Jaisalmer (Fort, Sand Dunes, Temples) and Bikaner(Forts, Palaces, Temples)
On arrival at Jaipur Railway Station / Airport, you will be met, assisted and get driven to Jaipur hotel, on arrival check-in at your hotel. Founded on 18 November 1727 by Maharaja Jai Singh II, pink city was once the authority of the great Mughal, but after it was moribund with its age ruler, Aurangzeb. The city is the hub of numerous accomplished artisans, performers and craftsmen and also today because of them the city is renowned for its hoary jewellery and trinkets, enamel and brassware, azure ceramic, stone statue, minuscule canvas, overstated fleece footwear, carpets, hand-blocked feature and fine Kota doria saris. Moreover this regal town is rich in inheritance, civilization and edifices. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.
After breakfast proceed for in & around sightseeing of Jaipur, to explore the India most flamboyant affirm and the beguiling chronological town. Here you will be visiting City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal and Amber Fort. Impressive merge of customary Rajput and Mughal building, the huge City multifaceted occupies nearly one-seventh of the ‘Pink City’. The dawdling camel’s safaris, unhurried cycle-rickshaws aggravate group of motorbikes, and everywhere energetic auto rickshaws watch for easy quarry. In the center of this bedlam, the magnificence of Jaipur’s royal past is islands of relative tranquil stir up a different lick and another world. Jantar Mantar, Sawai Jai Singh II built compilation of exorbitant appliances. Sawai Jai like Jantar mantra has erected five other amenities at diverse site – the Jaipur observatory is the one of the chief and best potted. This has been emblazoned on the UNESCO World Heritage List as “an appearance having the exorbitant ability and astral notion of the court, learned prince at the end of the Mughal period”. ‘Palace of Winds’, or Hawa Mahal, is one of the most famous tourist lures in Jaipur. Sited in the heart of the town, the charming red-sandstone citadel was erected in 17th century by the Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. The palace was built to provide the regal women a right to views the everyday life through the 953 miniature windows called jharokhas that are bedecked with complicated latticework. Another charming palace is Amber, sited at the 11 kilometers from Jaipur and was erected by the Kachwahas of Amber. The gigantic fort palace multifaceted was named after named of the goddess Amba. Their craggy sinister externals contradict an internal ecstasy with a good-looking synthesis of art and edifice. In the afternoon you can stroll towards the old Jaipur markets where you can experience a maze of path and explosion with color and chaos. The minute shops over there are loaded with the collection of goods like brocades, gold overstated sarong and sparkling saris; jewellery and trinkets; cologne; customary camel-leather shoes and bangles of glass, tiny paintings and puppets; azure ceramic and carvings in sandstone and granite; carpets and blankets; furniture and antiques; as well as shops selling paraphernalia, ironware, brassware and house wares. This will be a good opportunity for the shopping lovers. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and get driven to the ‘sun city’ of Rajasthan because bright, sunny weather allure people all the year around. On arrival check-in at your hotel, evening is free at leisure. Founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha, a Rajput chief of the Rathore clan, Jodhpur was once the capital of the Marwar state and a trading center for the opium, copper, silk, sandals, date palms and coffee. Now the area has matured to befall as the second largest city of the Rajasthan but without peeling its archeological finery. Overnight stay at hotel in Jodhpur.
After breakfast, proceed for in & around sightseeing of Jodhpur, there are numerous citadels within the city of Rajasthan but none can be compared with the Mehrangarh, the brawny fortress, which towers over the ‘sun city’ gives a glorious sight and an architectural magnum- opus. At the base of this citadel, one can see a clutter of Brahmin-blue cubes, elongated out to the 10km-long. The Sun City is also renowned as a blue city because inside it is knot of zigzag, sparkling, medieval boulevards, which can never be seen in any other place. Or another architectural landmark in city will be Jaswant Thada white memorial, founded in 1899 by Jaswant Singh’s Maharani in her husband’s reminiscence. After lunch you can visit to the customary burial position of Jodhpur rulers, which include the portrayals of rulers and Maharajas of Jodhpur while the grounds is delicately imprinted with gazebos, a beautiful backyard with small lakes all around. Overnight stay at hotel in Jodhpur.
After breakfast, check-out form the hotel and get driven to the heart of Thar –desert i.e. to the Jaisalmer. Founded in the 12th century, Jaisalmer is one of the flourishing regions of the medieval era having the main trade routes from India to Arabia, Persia, Egypt and Europe. On arrival check-in at your hotel. In this parched boondocks, many former menarche’s and flush merchants have constructed a unique and marvelous dwelling out of sandstone, which have withstand the battering storms of the desert throughout the era. Overnight stay at hotel in Jaisalmer.
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed for in & around sightseeing of Jaisalmer. Standing on a ridge of yellowish sandstone, the ‘golden fort’ is one of the largest fortifications in the world. The fort placed amidst the sandy expanse of the great Thar Desert, on Trikuta Hill, and has been the panorama of numerous battles. Its massive yellow sandstone walls are a tawny lion color during the day; fading to honey-gold as the sun sets, thereby disguise the fort in the yellow desert. Within the fort one can see the Rawal’s seven-storey citadel with delicately imprinted terrace, temples and havelis constructed by the Jain community. Renowned as the “Museum City”, golden city have some splendid imprinted havelis in the area including the Salim Singh-ki-Haveli, Nathmalji-ki-Haveli and Patwon-ki- Haveli. A visit to the golden city of Rajasthan will not be complete unless you will view the charming sand dunes sited outside the city. You will be driven there in a jeep and have an opportunity to enjoy a short camel ride. En route to the dunes, you will be taken to see the mysterious abandoned village of Kuldhara. For seven centuries, the Paliwal Brahmins made Kuldhara their home – one of 84 villages where they flourished in their heyday. The story goes that in the early 19th century the beautiful daughter of the village chief fell prey to the all-powerful prime minister of the king of Jaisalmer. The village people had two options – either surrender the girl to the minister or face his threats of harassment. The villagers packed up all their belongings and abandoned their homes, leaving behind a curse that anyone who tried to live in the village would perish; it has remained uninhabited ever since. Overnight stay at camp in Jaisalmer.
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed for in & around sightseeing of Jaisalmer, visit Lodurva, Kuldhara, and Amar Sagar & Badabagh. Later in the afternoon get dropped at Jaisalmer Railway Station for onward journey.