Udaipur tour 8 days
Duration : 8 Days / 7 Nights
Destinations Covered : Jodhpur - Mount Abu - Udaipur
Arrival at Jodhpur. Mandore Garden Visit Arrival at Jodhpur. Jodhpur is an access point to Desert circuit Areas and a major tourist destination known for its Mehrangarh Fort, handicrafts and craft villages around. Evening visit to Mandore Gardens and explore the local market.
Sightseeing in and around Jodhpur. Visit Jaswant Thada and Mehrangarh Fort. Do shopping in Jodhpur for textiles and handicrafts. Late afternoon visit to Osiyan (60 kms) to Osiya Mata Temple, Jain Temples and Sand Dunes. Evening dinner by the Dunes with traditional dance performance. Alternatively one can do an excursion to Bishnoi village (20 kms) near Jodhpur. At Bishnoi Village experience rural communities of potters and weavers, spot Black Bucks / Blue bulls / Migratory Birds and spend evening at Bishnoi Village for Dinner alongwith a traditional dance performance.
Jodhpur - Mount Abu via Ranakpur Temples Proceed to Mount Abu (4500 ft asl - 300 kms - 6 hrs). Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan and a renowned getaway visited for its ancient Dilwara Jain Temple complex and salibrious climate all round the year. Enroute visit renowned Ranakpur Jain Temple complex, a large temple complex with exquisitely carvings and worth a visit for every traveller. In the evening Visit Nakki Lake (Boating) and local markets.
Sightseeing in and around Mount Abu Local Sightseeing in and around Abu including Dilwara Jain Temple Complex, Gurushikhar and Art of Living Centre. Guests can undertaken an Excursion to Ambaji Temple (50 kms) if not visiting the temple on Day 5 OR just walk around the lake and enjoy hill station character of the area.
Travel to Udaipur via Ambaji Temple. Evening Boatride in Lake Pichola Travel to Udaipur (180 kms - 3.5 kms) via Ambaji (50 kms from Mount Abu). Udaipur in South Rajasthan is a destination renowned for its lakeside character and a base point to visit Temples and Forts around the area. Guests may enjoy evening boat ride at Lake Pichola and take a walk around old city areas around the lake. Visit Bagore Ki haveli in the evening for the Cultural Show.
Sightseeing in Udaipur Proceed for full day sightseeing. Areas to visit include Citi Palace Museum (near Lake Pichola), Vintage Car Museum, Jagdish temple, Karni Mata Temple (Ropeway). Visit local markets for shopping. Evening visit to Sajjan Garh (11 kms) is recommended which offers stunning views of the Udaipur and its lakes from a hilltop.
Udaipur Exursions Guests have options for half day excursions from Udaipur. Options here include Nathdwara (Krishna temple - 42 kms - 1 hr) enroute visit Eklingji and Haldighati Museum (Maharana Pratap memorial) OR day excursion to Chittaurgarh Fort (120 kms - 2 hours one way) (a 25 km detour while returning and one will be able to visit Eklingji and Haldighati Museum (Maharana Pratap memorial). Evening guests have option to return to Lake Pichola for another heritage walk and boat ride OR Visit Shilpgram (Craft Gallery) near Fatehsagar Lake.
Departure Depart for onward journey.