A Mixed Goodies Bag- Rajasthan Tour
Rajasthan, the desert state of India holds innumerable gifts for its visitors in the form of invincible forts and stunning palaces reflecting true majestic touch in anything that you see around. Footloose Holidays promises the best of not only the natural beauty when you visit the Lake City, Udaipur but also gives you an insight into the impeccable royal taste. They say, small does not mean insignificant, which is undoubtedly true when you visit this village called Ranakpur which houses the most beautifully carved temples. Located, not far from here is the Blue city of Rajasthan, Jodhpur, again leaving you mesmerised with many stories from the bygone era.
Day 1 Udaipur
On arrival at Udaipur Airport / Railway Station, you will be greeted and warmly welcomed by Footloose Holidays Representative who will pick you up and get you dropped at your pre-booked hotel. Check in at the hotel on arrival and freshen up. In the afternoon, after having early lunch, proceed to visit City Palace, the largest of the palaces, adorned with beauty truly befitting a royal complex. Udaipur also gives you the opportunity to view the world’s single largest private collection of crystal under one roof in this Crystal Gallery. Come back to hotel for a relaxed and comfortable overnight stay.
Day 2 Udaipur Sightseeing Tour Continues
After a lavish and sumptuous breakfast at the hotel, proceed for sightseeing of this beautiful Lake City which has been gifted with bountiful natural beauty. Enjoy the view of Lake Pichola along with the view of the city when you take a boat ride that adds a special romantic touch to your trip. Feel spiritually high at Jagdish Temple, a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and finally come to Saheliyon Ki Bari, a pleasant, lively and vibrant garden which soothes the tired body and mind and leave you refreshed. Utilise rest of time for the local market visit and leisure activities like sitting by the lake. Come back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3 Udaipur – Ranakpur (95km/ 1.5 hrs)
Post your hearty breakfast, be ready for the drive to Ranakpur, a village located between Udaipur and Jodhpur, famous for its magnificent Jain Temple. On arrival, check in at the pre-booked hotel. Freshen up and proceed to visit Ranakpur Jain Temple Complex that has amazing architect and most intricate craftsmanship ever witnessed. This 15th century built Ranakpur Chaumukh temple is one of the most stunningly crafted temples in India having 1444 pillars. One gets the true proof of human creativity when one inspects each of the pillars closely and the most amazing thing that one finds here is that each pillar has been carved differently from the other. This experience is going to be an enriching one in every way. Come back to the hotel to enjoy a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 4 Ranakpur – Jodhpur (160km/3hrs)
Next morning, after your delicious breakfast, it is time to check out from the hotel and drive to Jodhpur, also called the Blue City of Rajasthan. On arrival, check in at your pre-booked hotel, relax and freshen up for a while. Thereafter, proceed for city tour which you can begin with Umaid Bhawan Palace the largest residential complex of the royal family of Jodhpur, so palatial and grand that a part of it has been converted to a museum for public viewing and another part houses a luxury hotel. Also visit, Mehrangarh Fort (The fort is situated 400 feet (122 m), the fort stands tall with pride in its rich past. Another fascinating white marble cenotaph known as Jaswant Thada is a memorial built by Maharaja Sardar Singh in 1899 in memory of his father Maharaja Jaswant Singh ll. till date, this structure remains breathtakingly beautiful. While coming back, enjoy something like a crisp kachori from Rajasthani cuisine, a savoury that your taste buds will savour the taste of, forever. It’s time to return to the hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 5 Jodhpur Drop
Enjoy Rajasthani hospitality with your morning meal at the hotel and it is time to check out to say goodbye to this trip that has given you potpourri of experiences. You will be dropped at Jodhpur Airport / Railway station to connect to your flight / train way back home.