Jodhpur, Jaisalmer & Bikaner
Duration : 5 Days / 4 Nights
Destinations Covered : Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner
Day 01 / Arrival Jodhpur
Arrive Jodhpur transfer to hotel. Jodhpur - the stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan was founded in 1459 by Prince Jodha. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill. Within the fort, visit Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph, built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant singh II around 1899 and Umaid Public gardens. Night stay in Jodhpur
Day 02 / Jodhpur - Jaisalmer (about 290 km)
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer. Arrive & transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure . Night stay in Jaisalmer.
Day 03 / Jaisalmer
After breakfast, Later start to city sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer. Throbbing in the heart of the Thar, the burnished sandstone, is an intricately molded wonderland in place of a barren land, today stands a city of gilded magic. The origins of Jaisalmer go back to the 12th century, when Rawal Jaisal abandoned his old fort at Ludarwa and laid the foundation of a new city.
Visit the magnificient fort, the Patwon Ki Haveli ( Mansion) and Salim singh Ki Haveli, with their carved balconies and brackets which are supreme examples of the art. Night stay in Jaisalmer.
Day 04 / Jaisalmer - Bikaner (about 330 km)
fter breakfast, drive to Bikaner. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Later start to city sight seeing tour. Bikaner is named after its founder Rao Bikaji in 1488. But long before this, the city was trade center on the caravan routes from Africa and West Asia. BikanerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s dominant features are rippling sands and abundant sunshine. The city stands on an elevation, enclosed by a 7 Kms wall, which can be entered from 5 gate. Bikaner City is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and mosque. Founded by Raja Rai Singh the fort is distinguished by its long range of 37 pavilions, a line of balconies and aerial windows of varying designs. Also visit Lallgarh Palace, the museum, Bhanda Sagar Jain and Deshnoke Rat temple. Night stay in Bikaner.
Day 05 / Bikaner-Departure
After breakfast, transfer to airport /railway station for the onwards journey.