Satiate completely the pleasure of experiencing royal glamour with an extraordinary tour of the famous Golden Triangle, neatly packaged along with the Venice of the East-Udaipur. Blend the ostentatious appeal of the palaces and forts with the tranquillity of the lakes and cliffs. Begin the chorus on a lavish note, experiencing the regality of an old capital city and feel the pride of experiencing Indian Heritage in one of its most blossomed manners. Continue to enjoy the rest of the song feeling the rhythm of two different textured cities yet uniting in their aspect of being.
Be heartily welcomed by our representative in Delhi to help you check into your hotel to enjoy a serene overnight stay.
Start your ravishing Delhi, Agra, Jaipur tour by experiencing an architectural marvel adorned in an ambiance of piety and righteousness. The Lotus Temple, so it is has been named due to its flower like structure, is a worship space not bounded by any particular religion or creed. It provides the perfect peaceful start to a day of overwhelming experiences and thus enriches the traveller's soul with substantial bliss.
Next, much contrasting to the start, wander into a fort complex that is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Site but also one of the most magnanimous structures built by the celebrated ruler of the Mughal era-Shah Jahan. The Red Fort, was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty for nearly 200 years, thus bears countless evidences of the luxurious living styles of the Mughal rulers. Take a prolonged glance at the smaller structures set within the fort complex like the Diwani-i-Aam, Moti Masjid and the Mumtaz Mahal to have a complete breath-taking involvement with the entire complex. Visit the nearest spot next, known since times immemorial for its religious significance and as a vivid example of Mughal Architecture, The Masjid-i Jahn-Num i.e. Jama Masjid.
Next up, pay tribute to the only woman to ever rule the Delhi Sultanate- Razia Sultan. Her tomb is located near to the Jama Masjid surrounded by the construction of unauthorized buildings and no roof over its head. This tomb, unlike the others built for Mughal Emperors, has a much modest appeal and mainly should be visited to inculcate the historical significance of one of the most notable unsung rulers of the Empire.
Post lunch, dive into yet another historically significant and marvellous architectural entity- the Humayun's Tomb. Do not forget to take a glance at the World Peace Pagoda or the Vishwa Shanti Stupa , located on the north-east side of the tomb. Flanked by a traditional Japanese Garden in the foreground, it truly instils the feeling of tranquillity in the soul of the visitor.
Next, marvel your senses with a 240 ft tall minaret started by Qutub-Ud-Din-Aibak and completed by his son Iltutumish- the Qutub Minar. Head towards Purana Qila, then, to enjoy a blissful evening amidst the ruins of one of the oldest forts in Delhi. Take a short drive and feel the national pride when the eyes set its vision on the India Gate, twinkling in the tricolour lights. End your day by going on a shopping spree and enjoying an open air dinner at Delhi Haat. Stay the night at the hotel.
Let the chorus of the tour, now hit a rather subtle note as you are en route to the next stop of your ravishing Delhi, Agra, Jaipur Tour. On the way, please your eyes and calm your senses with an extraordinary example of Hindu temple architecture- theAkshardham Temple.
On reaching Agra check into your destined hotel and satisfy your taste buds by retiring for lunch. Post lunch visit one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, rebuilt in red sandstone by one of the most famous emperors of the Delhi Sultanate-Akbar. The Agra Fort is not only famous for its built and fascinating structure but also as a tragic location where Shah Jahan was held captive by his son Aurangzeb to battle for his authority over the empire.
Next visit a mosque built by Shah Jahan popularly known as the Jami Masjid or Friday Mosque. End your day with a most splendid evening view of the symbol of undying love-Taj Mahal, as visible from the glorious Mehtab Bagh. The milieu of the moonlit night and the flanking gardens rustling in the light breeze, truly make it a perfect melange for diminishing the day. Night stay at your hotel.
Even though our next destination in the Jaipur to Udaipur Tour, is quite inevitable, yet who doesn't like to get a bit a strayed while on a trip! Thus, before reaching the last point of the Golden Triangle, let's imbibe some mystical tales of the Deeg Palace at Bharatpur. Built by King Suraj Mal, a Jat King, the Deeg Palace bears witness to a legendry battle that was fought between the Jats and a combined Maratha, Mughal army. It truly brings about a feeling of reverence and dignity in any tourist capturing it in his memory. The architecture, as evident from the attractive halls, arcades, symmetrical outlines, greenery, canals with mountains-render the Deeg Palace as one of the finest examples of fusion of Rajput and Mughal patterns of architecture.
Prolong your road trip a little more and visit an astounding piece of history that has served an imperative function in the by-gone era. The Chand Baori, is originally a stepwell situated in the Abhaneri Village. The state of Rajasthan is extremely arid, and the design and final structure of Chand Baori was intended to conserve as much water as possible. Being, one of the most iconic landmarks of Rajasthan, it would be a shame not to visit such a historic marvel.
Finally, reach Jaipur and check into your destined hotel. While away the evening by viewing the thousands of splendid artifacts at the Albert Hall Museum and then glide in an ocean of sanctity in the Lakshmi Narayan Temple also called Birla Mandir. Night stay at your hotel.
After a royal breakfast, begin your Jaipur to Udaipur Tour by visiting one of the most iconic structures for which Jaipur is known. Said to have a red and pink sandstone facade bearing 953 intricately carved jharokas, the Hawa Mahal bears full testimony to the epitaph of Pink City given to Jaipur. Commissioned by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, the Mahal posses numerous chambers, corridors and courtyards that are an adequate evade to the historic Rajput era. At a close distance, visit the Jantar Mantar, which houses 19 architectural astronomical instruments built by Rajput Raja, Sawai Jai Singh II. It features the world's largest stone dial and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next indulge further into some more Rajputi honour and ostentatious glory as a part of the Jaipur to Udaipur Tour, with a glorious glance at the City Palace of Jaipur. Being the seat of the then Maharaja of Jaipur, the lavish complex houses Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal Palaces and other buildings. The entire palace complex is a great example of the splendour with which the Rajput Kings ruled. The famous Amer Fort, the next spot of this Jaipur to Udaipur Tour, is known for its artistic Hindu elements. From its entrance through the Ganesh Pol to the majestic view of the Maota Lake as visible, the entire fort presents the visitor with a bouquet of beauty and magnificence. Post lunch visit the lesser famous forts Jaigarh and Nahargarh to enjoy a majestic view of the city of Jaipur in the milieu of the setting sun. Enjoy the night with Rajasthani folk music, dance and dining under the starts at Chokki Dhani Village. Thus end your awe-inspiring prologue of Jaipur to Udaipur Tour with laughter and merriment.
Fasten your seatbelts as we are about to take off for the next part of the Jaipur to Udaipur Tour..! Our destination is to set you in an ambiance of romance and an omnipresent serenity. So without further delay let the journey begin..!
Be welcomed by our representative at the Udaipur airport and check in to your hotel. After breakfast, start the day on a pious note by visiting the mesmerising temple in white-the Jagdish Temple. Built by Maharana Jagat Singh, the temple pertains to Indo-Aryan traditions and thus marks its distinct impact on the minds of the devotees.
Let the drum rolls begin as we are about to enter the ostentatious City Palace of Udaipur. Known as one of the biggest palaces to be experienced in Palace Tour of Rajasthan, the City Palace is a rendezvous of numerous smaller but glamorous palaces that each have their own epitome of grace and vintage beauty. The Palace Complex along with two Grand Heritage Hotels called “Shiv Niwas Palace” and “Fateh Prakash Palace”, historical monuments like Jagmandir Island Palace, Zenana Mahal, Manek Chowk and Darbar Hall have intricate craftsmanship that give out royal vibes to any person viewing it . One of the 11 palaces is the Manak Mahal or the Ruby Palace which is adorned with beautiful crystal and porcelain statues. The other orante palaces inside the structure including the Krishna Vilas, the Sheesh Mahal and Moti Mahal. Retire to the decks of the Jaisamand Lake for a rather peaceful and modest afternoon.
Even though not a typical ostentatious palace in Palace Tour of Rajasthan , the Bagore ki Haveli, does not take a back seat where regality of structure is concerned. Situated on the Ganguar Ghat, the splendour of this enormous dwelling provides an eventful sneak-peek into the royal life of the then Maharajas and Maharanis. Beautiful mirror work, irreplaceable architectural relics and artifacts belonging to the royal family- the Haveli has the entire package that can grab the attention of any tourist.
Post lunch, it's time to explore the in and around areas of one of the most beautiful man-made lakes in the Venice of the East-Lake Pichola. First, keeping the flamboyant tone of the Palace Tour of Rajasthan similar, visit the famous Lake Palace, initially known as Jagniwas or Jan Niwas. Adorned by the Lake Pichola on all sides, it provides the apt surroundings of experiencing intricate Rajput workmanship in architecture. The walls made of black and white marbles are adorned by semi-precious stones and ornamented niches-prove that no stone was left unturned in the ordeal of providing the perfect royal aesthetics by the Maharana Jagat Singh (62nd successor to the royal dynasty of Mewar). Flanked by gardens, fountains and pillared terraces, it is one of the most beautiful palaces in Rajasthan.
Next, visit the glorious 17th century structure standing stalwart with its own mesmerising beauty amidst the lake. Set on the Jagmandir Island, it is an impressive set of structures with the only the central building originally called as the Jagmandir, which can be recognized by the marble-made elephants positioned outside. The three-storied structure includes sections like Gul Mahal, the Darikhana on its northern side, the Bara Patharon ka Mahal (palace of the 12 stones), the Zenana Mahal and the Kunwar Pada ka Mahal. These elaborate structures are adorned with gardens and courtyards which sprinkle further beauty onto this Palace Tour of Rajasthan.
Indulge in a little adventure as a part of Jaipur to Udaipur Tour, and take the Mansapurna Karni Ropeway to be presented with a majestic view of the entire city. The serene beauty of the sun setting over the horizon of Udaipur-the White City, as seen from the viewing platform here, makes it a photographer's paradise. Have a royal dinner at Neel Kamal Restaurant, in the Lake Palace, while enjoying a majestic view of the reflection of the twinkling lights on the waters of Lake Pichola. Stay the night in your destined hotel.
Tune into some traditional music on the radio and take a drive to experience the massive Kumbalgarh Fort. Built by a Hindu Sisodia Rajput, Rana Kumbha, it is also believed to be the birthplace of Maharana Pratap, the great king and warrior of Mewar. The Badal Mahal, situated within the Kumbalgarh Fort complex, is the highest point in the fort and thus serves to provide spectacular images of the natural landscape. It has two distinct portions-the Zanana Mahal, section for the royal ladies, and the Mardanna Mahal (section for the royal male members)-both of which are beautifully adorned with wall paintings. The jalli and lattice work in the palace for the ladies is worth a mind shot. Thus, the Kumbalgarh Fort, rejoices as one of the major highlights of the Jaipur to Udaipur Tour.
Post lunch, spend an afternoon of respite at the Fateh Sagar Lake. Meander into the beautiful Monsoon Palace also called the Sajjan Garh Palace. Originally, a hilltop palatial residence, it is named Sajjangarh after Maharana Sajjan Singh of the Mewar Dynasty, who built it in 1884.It provides an magnific panoramic view of the Fateh Sagar Lake and is a delightful piece of Rajasthani Architecture blended with the virtuous 'white' concept native to Udaipur. Night stay at your hotel.
It's time to say goodbye to Jaipur to Udaipur Tour,a trip that will be etched in your memories for times to come and fly back to Delhi.
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