Sightseeing And Temple Tour
It is only here in Rajasthan that one can mix pleasure with business, where you can have the pleasure of enjoying the city life along with reliving the past. Footloose Holidays also promises a short and sweet pilgrimage at Pushkar, the town that attracts so many tourists with its mystical powers. This tour becomes more interesting with a visit to some more temples that are known for their amazing craftsmanship and finally finding yourself surrounded by the ethereal beauty of the mesmerising Lake City.
Day 1 Jaipur
As you arrive at Jaipur Airport in the morning, you will find Footloose Holidays representative waiting to welcome you and to escort you to the hotel. Check-in at the pre-booked hotel, freshen up and relax for a while and then proceed for the sightseeing of Pink City, the capital of the desert state of Rajasthan. Begin with Hawa Mahal, a monument that is known for its unique architecture and holds a historical significance. Situated close by is City Palace, the palace that still serves as home to the royal family and has so many precious treasures to showcase for the tourists, giving them insight into the lives of these Rajput rulers. The architecture is an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal art which makes it more enticing. Don’t miss out this 18th century Hindu Temple called Govind Devji Temple within the premises of city palace. Another interesting destination to visit is Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory comprising of architectural structures of 19 astronomical instruments, built to stimulate interest in astronomy. As the famous bazaars of Jaipur, Johari Bazaar and Bapu Bazaar catering for jewellery and textiles, mojris, bags and traditional attires of Rajasthan respectively are within the vicinity of these monuments; it calls for a short visit which is going to be extremely exciting. Also enjoy something from the Rajasthani cuisine while shopping. Finally, it is time to come back to the hotel for the overnight after such an eventful day.
Day 2 Jaipur
Enjoy the warmth of Rajasthani hospitality with a lavish and relaxed breakfast and proceed for a visit to a bright colourful Moti Doongri Ganesh Temple, a famous landmark of the city, situated atop Moti Doongri hill and not far away from here is white marble beauty in the form of Birla Temple, dedicated to lord Vishnu and Godess Lakshmi with a huge, airy complex, bringing instant peace to the body and soul. Now it is time to visit Amer Fort, a fort, so mesmerising that you will fall in love with the architecture of this majestic structure with a picturesque location the moment you set your eyes on it. Visit the interiors of the fort to be revealed the secret of it being invincible. While coming back, you may take a short halt at Jal Mahal, a palace situated in the middle of the lake, a perfect spot to click a few memories of this fascinating city. Before retiring for the day, another visit to the local market for any leftover shopping will prove to be very refreshing. Enjoy another night at the hotel in this beautiful city.
Day 3 Jaipur – Pushkar (145km/2.30hrs)
Next morning, post breakfast , it is time to say goodbye to Jaipur and drive to Pushkar, a town set on Pushkar Lake, favourite with the Hindu devotees and pilgrims as this town is known for several temples, the most important being Brahma Temple, dedicated to the creator of this universe, as believed by the Hindus. On arrival, check-in at your pre-booked hotel. After freshening up, visit Rang Ji Temple, Brahma Temple & Holy Pushkar Lake. Enjoy this spiritual awakening with your overnight stay in Pushkar.
Day 4 Pushkar – Ranakpur (240km/4.30hrs)
Post your hearty breakfast at the hotel, it is time to check-out and drive to Ranakpur, a village in Pali district of Rajasthan located in a valley of Aravalli Range and famously known for its magnificent architecture of its temples, the most spectacular being Ranakpur Jain Temple, which will be visited, once the checking in formalities are done with and you have freshened up. What amazes anyone in this 15th century Ranakpur Chaumukh Jain Temple is that it comprises of 1444 pillars and each one is different from one another. It is with great reluctance; you will part from this ornately carved unique temple and come back to the hotel for dinner and the overnight stay.
Day 5 Ranakpur – Udaipur (90 km/1.5 hrs)
The following morning, enjoy your hearty breakfast and drive to Udaipur, also known as the City of Lakes. En route, visit Kumbalgarh, a magnificent Fort with the wall, second largest to the Great Wall of China. On arrival at Udaipur, check-in at your pre-booked hotel and freshen up. Post lunch, proceed to visit the City Palace, a stunningly beautiful palace and Crystal Gallery boasting of being the world’s single largest private collection of crystal. Also enjoy the view of Lake Pichola, where you can through the boat ride get the tour of the city. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 6 Udaipur
Have a sumptuous breakfast and then proceed to visit Jagdish Temple, a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu which attracts a lot of devotees. You can also visit Saheliyon Ki Bari with a literal meaning, ‘Courtyard of the Maidens’, showcasing a garden, as lively and vibrant as the name personifies. It is time to culminate this beautiful trip and be dropped at Udaipur Airport to catch your flight way back home.