Embark on an unforgettable 6-day journey through the majestic land of Rajasthan from palaces to sand dunes, where you will explore the royal cities of Udaipur, Jodhpur, and Jaisalmer. From the stunning architecture of palaces and forts to the beauty of the Thar Desert, this tour offers a perfect blend of history, culture, and natural splendor. Get ready to immerse yourself in the rich heritage and vibrant colors of Rajasthan!
Day 1: Arrival in Udaipur
Upon arrival in Udaipur, check-in at your hotel and relax for a bit. Later in the day, head out to visit the City Palace, which is located on the banks of Lake Pichola. The palace complex has several courtyards, gardens, and palaces that showcase the rich history and architecture of Udaipur. You can also take a boat ride on Lake Pichola to enjoy the scenic views of the city.
Day 2: Sightseeing in Udaipur
On day 2, visit the Saheliyon ki Bari, a beautiful garden built for the women of the royal household. Next, head to the Jagdish Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is known for its intricate carvings and architecture. In the afternoon, you can explore the local markets and indulge in some shopping for handicrafts and souvenirs.
Day 3: Drive to Jodhpur
On day 3, drive to Jodhpur, which is located about 260 kilometers from Udaipur. Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel and visit the Mehrangarh Fort, which is one of the largest forts in India. The fort has several palaces, temples, and gardens, and offers breathtaking views of the city. You can also visit the Jaswant Thada, which is a white marble memorial built in honor of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II.
Day 4: Jaisalmer
On the fourth day, drive to Jaisalmer, which is located about 285 kilometers from Jodhpur. After checking into your hotel, visit the Jaisalmer Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fort has several palaces, temples, and havelis (old mansions), and offers stunning views of the surrounding desert. In the evening, enjoy a camel ride in the Thar Desert and watch the sunset over the sand dunes.
Day 5: Sightseeing in Jaisalmer
On day 5, visit the Gadisar Lake, which is a beautiful artificial lake built in the 14th century. You can also visit the Patwon ki Haveli, which is a cluster of five havelis built by wealthy traders in the 19th century. These havelis showcase the intricate architecture and craftsmanship of the era. Later in the day, you can visit the Sam Sand Dunes and enjoy adventure activities such as camel rides and jeep safaris.
Day 6: Departure
On the final day of the trip, check-out from your hotel and drive back to Jodhpur or Udaipur to catch your flight or train. You can spend the day exploring the city or shopping for souvenirs before departing for your next destination.