Your tour of Rajasthan begins at Jaipur – the capital of the desert state. On arrival at the airport or railway station, proceed to the hotel and check in. After freshening up, head out to explore the Hawa Mahal, a stunning palace constructed of red and pink sandstone. After this, walk to the Jantar Mantar Observatory. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has the largest stone sundial in the world.
Before heading back to the hotel, visit the City Palace, which is the royal residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur.
Get ready to visit the outstanding Amber Fort, built in the 16th century by Maan Singh, a trusted general of Akbar. The extensive palace complex was built with white marble and yellow and pink sandstone. It is divided into four main sections with individual courtyards. Next, you will visit the Jal Mahal, a spectacular palace that sits in the middle of the artificial Man Sagar Lake, with breath-taking views of the Aravalli Hills in the background. Lastly, visit Birla Mandir before heading back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3 – Jodhpur The Blue City (Jaipur-Jodhpur)
On this day, check out from your hotel in Jaipur and travel by road to Jodhpur − The Blue City. After checking in at the hotel, head to the Mehrangarh Fort, one of India’s largest forts standing tall at 410 ft. Next, head to Jaswant Thada – a palace built in polished white marble in honor of Maharaja Jaswant Singh. For more visual treats, head to Umaid Bhawan Palace − one of the largest private residences in the world. End your day with a visit to the Clock Tower, located in the Old City.
Day 4 – A visit to Udaipu the Venice of the East (Jodhpur-Udaipur)
Get ready to visit, what is often deemed as the most romantic city in India- Udaipur. After your road trip from Jodhpur to Udaipur, check in at your hotel and head out for a day of sightseeing. Begin with the City Palace, the most-visited attraction of Udaipur that took almost 400 years to build. Located close to the palace complex is the Jagdish Temple that is known for its architectural brilliance. Before you end the day, visit the Saheliyon-ki-Bari, a picturesque garden located on the banks of Fateh Sagar Lake. This was the relaxing spot of the Queen of Udaipur and other royal ladies.
Day 5 – Explore Udaipur the City of Lakes (Udaipur)
After a night’s rest, head out for more sightseeing. Begin with Sajjan Garh Palace, a late 19th-century palace that sits on a hilltop, giving you excellent views of the entire city with its lakes and palaces. Next on the list is some entertainment in true Rajasthani style − a puppet show at Lok Kala Mandal. After this, head to Bagore ki Haveli, a beautiful mansion with hundreds of rooms that take you back in time. The haveli is located on the banks of Lake Pichola where you can enjoy a boat ride before heading back to your hotel.