ITINERARY- 3 Nights 4 Days
The allure of the Taj Mahal draws tourists from the world over to Agra. But the Taj is not a stand – alone attraction. Stop by at magnificient Agra Fort, and other fascinating tombs and mausoleums, which exemplify the best of Mughal architecture. Continue your journey into mughal era with a side trip to Fatehpur Sikri.
A visit to Agra’s bustling marketplaces, famed for leather goods and handicrafts, completes the experience. Renowned for its luxury crafts like pietra dura (stone inlay) work and rugs and also leather goods, Agra does not disappointshopholics or even foodies who can sample traditional Mughlai cuisine in many restaurants. Jaipur encapsulates the entire Rajasthan experience: magnificent Forts and Palaces, traditional eateries, exotic Jewellery, textiles and Handicrafts. The massive Junagarh Fort isn’t Bikaner only claim to fame.here decode the mystery of the Thar desert with desert camps and safaris close to this town.
Jodhpur is also called blue city, blue city is a magnificent spectacle & an architectural masterpiece. Mighty Mehrangarh the mascular fort that towers over this blue city, close to it are places where you can go for a desert safari or take a jeep safari into the villages and get a glimpse of rural life.
Top 5 Highlights
- Taj Mahal
- Taj Mahal
- Umaid Bhawan Palace
- Clock Tower
- Junagarh Fort
DAY 1 – JAIPUR – JODHPUR (330KMS/6 HRS)
Morning drive towards Jodhpur on arrival transfer to hotel. On a very first day you can visit Umaid Bhawan Palace –Umaid Bhawan Palace is an enormous structure with347 rooms and is touted to be one of the largest royal residences in the world. It’s built on Chittar Hill, which is the highest point in Jodhpur and the views of the city from the top are breathtaking.This sprawling and gorgeous palace is now part luxury hotel and part museum. The museum houses a range of artefacts, photographs and polo memorabilia of the 500-year – old Marwar Dynasty.
The interesting collection includes the original line drawings of the Umaid Bhawan. Jaswant Thada – This is a stunning marble edifice which is often called the Taj Mahal of Marwar. The central building in this memorial complex is fashioned like a temple & this is where all pujas for the erstwhile rulers are held. There is a large lake, Devi Kund, nearby where members of the royal family take a holy dip after performing the last rites of their ancestors. Clock Tower – No trip to Jodhpur can ever be complete without a customary visit to the Clock Tower, which despite being 100 years old, still tells the time accurately. A fine structure, the Clock Tower is the central.
character of the old city around which the drama of everyday life unfolds. The chowk around the tower is a miniature version of the chaupads one sees in Jaipur. The busy, narrow bylanes of the markets around it have stalls that sell everything from clothes, artefacts jutis & jewellery to household items.