Lakes And Hills Of Rajasthan
Certain experiences leave one speechless and same is true for the Desert state of India, Rajasthan which is like a Pandora box full of surprises at every destination. This trip, organised by Footloose Holidays, also offers you the same when you begin your sightseeing from the Lake City, which in itself makes you wonder if you are in the desert as this city exhibits these manmade marvels in the form of these water bodies in a most incredible manner. Hold your breath till you reach your next destination which is even more surprising as this beautiful hill station, Mount Abu with a magnificent lake, enhancing its already colourful background fills your heart with pleasure. Finally you reach the Blue City which blends its past and present so well that you come back fully enriched and satiated.
Day 1 Udaipur
On arrival at Udaipur Airport / Railway Station, you will be warmly welcomed and picked up by Footloose Holidays representative to be transferred to the pre-booked hotel. Check in at the pre-booked hotel and freshen up. Relax for a while and post lunch, brace yourself for a sightseeing tour of this beautiful Lake City. Begin with City Palace, a royal palace with magnificent structure, one of the largest palace complexes of Rajasthan. This palace has a mesmerising appeal that you can’t help being affected by. Have one look at the Crystal Gallery, which boasts of the world’s single largest private collection of crystal under one roof and you are going to be spellbound. Return to the hotel for a sumptuous meal and a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 2 Udaipur Sightseeing Tour Continues
After a relaxed breakfast at hotel, proceed for sightseeing of rest of the destinations. Enjoy the view of pristine Lake Pichola reminding you somewhere of Venice, as you take a boat ride around the city. Also visit Jagdish Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Saheliyon Ki Bari with a literal meaning, Courtyard of the Maidens is adorned by a garden as lively, vivacious and vibrant as the maidens are. Rest of the time is for local market visit and any leisure activities. Take out some time to gaze at the beautiful lakes, to let all your stress and tiredness washed away. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 3 Udaipur – Mount Abu 160km/2.5 hrs
After a relaxed and enjoyable breakfast at the hotel, it is time to check out from the hotel and be driven to Mount Abu, another surprise that this desert state Rajasthan holds for you in the form of a hill station surrounded by forest. On the way, visit Ranakpur Jain Temple, one of the largest and most visited Jain Temple. Check in at the pre-booked hotel and this is one place where you don’t want to wait to have the first view of this amazing hill station. Proceed to enjoy a memorable view of sun set from sunset point as this cannot be experienced so beautifully from elsewhere. Take a stroll around to breathe fresh air of the hills, while enjoying some hot snacks or coffee. Come back for the Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4 Mount Abu
Hill stations have something so compelling about them that you cannot wait to be out in the open to enjoy a fresh morning fragrance along with a hearty breakfast followed by much awaited boat ride in Nakki Lake, icing on the cake as this beautiful lake completes that picture of a perfect hill station. Also visit Dilwara Temples, marble temples known for their artistic, intricate work, Brahma Kumari Ashram and Guru Shikhar. Come back to the hotel where sumptuous dinner and Overnight stay await you.
Day 5 Mount Abu – Jodhpur 60km/ 4hrs
Post a hearty breakfast at the hotel, it is time to say goodbye to Mount Abu and check out from the hotel to begin a new journey towards Jodhpur. Check in at the hotel on arrival and freshen up before you embark on a sightseeing tour of this second largest city of Rajasthan, also known as Blue City. First visit the majestic Umaid Bhawan Palace and view this beautifully constructed palace which is the luxurious abode of the royal family of Jodhpur. The structure is so big that a part of it houses a museum and another part has been converted into a hotel. Your next stop is Mehrangarh Fort (The fort is situated 400 feet (122 m), the famous landmark of this city with a saga of Rajput valour to narrate. By the evening, come back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6 Jodhpur Drop
Following an early morning breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to visit the iconic monument built in white marble, Jaswant Thada, a cenotaph built by Sardar Singh in memory of his father, Maharaja Jaswant Singh ll. Post lunch, you will be dropped at Jodhpur Railway station/ Airport for onward journey.