Places to Visit: Jaipur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Udaipur
Arrive in Jaipur
Upon arrival, check in to the hotel, relax and then in the afternoon, proceed to visit the City Palace, which still is the formal residence of the royal family. Also visit Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Deo Temple and the City Palace Museum that has the private collection of Jaipur Maharajas. Also visit Jantar Mantar, a stone observatory, which is the largest of Jai Singh's five remarkable observatories. Stay overnight at the hotel in Jaipur.
After breakfast, proceed to visit the Amber Fort, located 11 kilometers away from Jaipur. En-route, visit the Hawa Mahal. Amber was the ancient capital of Kachawaha dynasty before Jai Singh founded Jaipur. Ride an elephant to reach the gates of the fort. In the afternoon, take a walk through the colorful Bazaar of Jaipur and visit a factory to see the famous block printing work, which is a specialty of Jaipur. In the evening, drive through the new city of Jaipur and visit Laxmi Narayan Mandir - a Hindu temple built in white marble. Stay overnight at the hotel in Jaipur.
Jaipur - Jodhpur
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to Jodhpur. Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan and is also known as the 'Blue City' as most of the houses of the old city are painted in blue. The old city is surrounded by a 10 km long wall, which has 101 bastions and 7 gates. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, which is built on a steep hill. The fort is among the best in India with exquisitely latticed windows in residential complexes. Later proceed to visit the Jaswant Thada, a royal cenotaph built in white marble. Also stroll down the markets of Jodhpur. Stay overnight at the hotel in Jodhpur.
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive through the desert to reach Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer is famous for its carved havelis (grand mansions). Jaisalmer is a marvel of beautiful culture and the city is very exotic. After reaching Jaisalmer, check in to the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel in Jaisalmer.
After breakfast, go on a sightseeing tour of the city covering stunning Jain temples inside the Sonar Quila. The palace museum inside this fort exhibits a rich collection of imperial dresses and artifacts belonging to the royal family of Jaisalmer, Havelis with convoluted designs and latticed windows such as Patwaon-ki-Haveli and the Gadisar Lake, which seems beautiful at sunset. Late in the evening, drive to some 40 kms away from Jaisalmer to Sam dunes and enjoy the camel cart ride to the Sunset Point (DIRECT PAYAMENT BASIS)and Sam Sand Dunes. Stay overnight in Hotel in Jaisalmer.
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to Bikaner. Check in to the hotel in Bikaner. Visit Junagarh Fort, Bhandasar Jain Temples, enjoy sunset views of the desert and taste camel's milk and ride on its back at the world-famous National Camel Breeding Farm. Stay overnight at the hotel in Bikaner.
Bikaner - Jaipur
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and leave for Jaipur, from where you will take a transfer to the airport to catch your flight towards your onward destination.