Colour of Holi at Udaipur & Rajasthan

Duration:

11 Nights / 13 Days

Cities to visit:

Delhi - Ranthambore - Bundi - Bijaipur - Chittaurgarh - Dungarpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Delhi - Europe

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Day 01 : Europe - Delhi 

Arrival at Delhi. Upon arrival assistance at airport & transfer to your hotel by air conditioned car/coach. Overnight stay at the hotel.

 Day 02 : Delhi - Ranthambore 

In the morning, after your breakfast sightseeing tour of Delhi; Visit the Jamal Mashed (build in 1648),in old Delhi, “Raj Ghats “,the memorial of mahatma Gandhi , then visit New Delhi which was built by the British in 1911. Visit India Gate , drive past president House Parliament House; also visit the Nqutu /homey tomb a 72 meter high minaret going back to eight centuries. 

 Ranthambore

In the morning, after your breakfast and in the evening drive in the park. Ranthambore National park of famous for its tigers and is one of the best places in the country to see these majestic predators in the wild. The tigers can be easily spotted even during the day. The Park covers an area of nearly 400 sq. kames and is set between the Ravalli and Vindhya ranges. Overnight, stay at the hotel. In the morning after your breakfast. The varied topography of the national park is home to animals like the jackal, mongoose, sloth bear leopard, and of course, the tiger. Ranthambore has much more to offer you in sightseeing and excursions. Surrounded by the Vindhya and Ravalli hill ranges and located very near to the outer fringes of the There Desert, this place offer you the best of the desert land as well as plain area near the hills. Overnight, stay at the hotel. 

 

Day 03 : Ranthambore - Bundi

Bundi is a magnificent town, 36 Kames from Kota, once ruled by the Hade Chauhan. First destination is Hanoi set in a narrow inclining gorge.

 The palaces and forts have a fairy tale quality about them. Isolated and independent, this picturesque location has much to offer. Raj put architecture shines in the intricately carved brackets and pillars. Interesting places are Divan-e-aim, Hathi Poll, and Nougat Khan 

 Day 04 : Bundi - Bijaipur 

After drive from Bundi to Bijaipur and stay at the medieval Indian castle now a hotel 

 Day 05 : Bijaipur - Chittaurgarh - Dungarpur 

After breakfast drive from Bijaipur to Chittorgarh.Chittorgarh epitomizes Raj put spirit, velour, pride and romance. It reverberates with heroism and sacrifice the tales of which are still sung by the Bards of Rajasthan. The imposing and awe inspiring fort stands on a 240-hectares site, on 180m high hill that rises rapidly from the plains. 

 It has one kilometer zigzag ascent to it. The road leads through seven gates to the main gate Ramapo (meaning Gate of Ram). On the ascent between the second and the third gate, you see two ‘Chatters’ (cenotaphs) built to honor Jamal and Kale heroes of 1568 siege by Emperor Akbar. The main gate of the fort itself is Surajpol (meaning Sun Gate). 

 The fort fell thrice to the enemies in its entire history. The first attack occurred in 1303 when the Sultan of Delhi Ala-us-din Chili, overwhelmed by the beauty of Queen Padding, besieged the fort with sinister design to capture the queen. In 1535 Abrader Shah, the Sultan of Gujarat besieged the fort causing immense carnage. It is said that 32000 men donned the saffron robes of martyrdom and rode out to face certain death. The women folk led by Rain Karnawati committed Jauhar (collective self immolation by fire) to save their honor. 

 In 1568 Mughal Emperor Akbar conquered it. In 1616, Mughal Emperor Jahangir restored the fort to the Rajputs. Now, a new township sprawls below the hill on the west side.

 Huddled in the foothills of the Aravali, Dungarpur has a fascinating landscape of an array of wild and rugged terrain in the northeast to fertile plains of alluvial soil in the southwest. Two rivers, the River Mahi and the River Som flow through the area. Rawal Veer Singh founded Dungarpur in 1282 AD, when he took over this part of the state from Bhil Dungaria. 

 The area is rich in teak, mahua, mango and Khajur trees. Dungarpur is also noted for its wildlife variety - jackal, jungle cat, Indian fox, hyena, black-faced monkey, porcupine, common mongoose etc. are the common inhabitants. The commonly seen bird variety includes partridges, peafowl, quails, cuckoos, eagles and vultures. Various migratory birds too flock here . Dungarpur is famed for its unique style of architecture as seen in its palaces and royal residences. These royal residences are adorned by 'jharokhas' built in stone in a unique style typical of the area developed during the reign of Maharawal Shiv Singh (1730-1785 AD). 

 Day 06 : Dungarpur - Udaipur 

After breakfast, drive to the picturesque city of udaipur full day city tour of Udaipur, High minaret going back to eight centuries. Visit the city palace, the larger royal complex in Rajasthan. The palace has balconies, towers and cupolas and presents as wonderful view of the lake and the city, visit Saheliyon Ki Bari. Evening at leisure around lake Pichola and enjoy boat ride in the lake (if water level permits).Overnight, stay at the hotel.

Day 07 : Udaipur -The day of the festival of Holi or Holika Dahan 

A Festival to celebrate many reasons . One is the celebration of harvest and like many other festivals , celebrate good over evil. Pahalad the son of an atheist king Harinyakashyap sentenced to be burnt alive in the lap of his aunt Holika as a punishment for workshipping Lord Vishnu.As she was blessed with a sari which would protect her fire. But the reverse happened ,his aunt Holika was burnt alive and he was saved .To commemorate the victory of good over evil a ceremony of the burning of Holika is observed in every locality in Rajasthan and many other parts of India. But Rajasthan has its own aspect of grandeur and charm.The next day people celebrate by playing with colours More such legendary stories when you witness in the ceremony which happen every year.

 Day 08 : Udaipur

The day of celebrating with colours, join the Indian Celebration in a replication of playing Holi with colors from centuries ago and the. Day at leisure. 

 Day 09 : Udaipur - Pushkar

After your breakfast depart for Pushkar-sacred city for the Hindus and is associated with Lord Brahma who according to a legend killed a demon Drop s of “amrit “the sacred water when fell on earth they formed one is Pushkar with an allotted of which three petals while falling formed three Lakes. This is magnificent and calm city that awakens during the full moon of November, at the time of the biggest camel fair in the world that attracts thousands of persons, village and tourists. On arrival, check in the hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of Pushkar which lies on the edge of a small and beautiful lake in Eastern Rajasthan, a city of 500 temples and 52 Ghats, Visit the temple of Lord Brahma-the only temple of Brahma in the world, visit the Pushkar lake. Overnight, stay at the hotel. 

 

Day 10 : Pushkar - Jaipur

Depart for Jaipur after breakfast. Jaipur, founded by Maharaja Jai Singh in 1727 AD, is a magnificentplanned City built of rose-pink colored stones and painted pink and hence is also called “Pink city”. On arrival, check into the hotel. Half day city tour of Jaipur visiting the city Palace and the ornate Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds) five storiedhigh, decorated with delicate carved stones. Overnight, stay at the hotel. After your breakfast an excursion of Amber fort, on elephant back. Amber fort –the complex is lavishly

 Day 11 : Jaipur 

Ornamented and displays the riches of Amber. Sheesh Mahal chamber of mirrors, Divan-e-Am or the Hall of Public Audience is a beautiful proportioned hall open on three sides and stands on two rows of ornamented pillars. 

 Divan e Khas or the hall of private Audience has delicate mosaic work in glass. Sukh mandir is guarded by sandalwood doors inlaid with lvory.Thoughout the massive fort finely carved lattice windows, exquisitely painted doorways, halls and finely sculptured pillars draw attention. Also visit Jantar Mantar observatory which is still equipped with immense brick and mortar instruments including a very accurate 90 feet sundial overnight, stay at the hotel. 

 Day 12 : Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra

After breakfast drive towards Agra. Stop en route and visit Fatehpur Sikri, undoubtedly the best preserved Mughal Palace city built by the Great Akbar around 1570. Proceed to Agra and on arrival, check in at the hotel. 

 Later in the afternoon visit the world famous “Taj Mahal” the monument of love immortalized in Marble. The Taj Mahal in Agra is one of the most beautiful monuments in the world. The Taj Mahal was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan,as the mausoleum of his beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal, After her death in 1631. 

 Taj Mahal is a breathtakingly beautiful sight. It is a UNESCO world Heritage site and is considered one of the seven, wonders of the world a supreme example of Mughal architecture in India. Overnight, stay at the hotel.

 Day 13 : Agra - Delhi - Departure

After breakfast at the hotel visit the magnificent Agra fort. Built on the River Yamuna it is spread in almost 2.5 km. of area consisting of a wall built in red sandstone and several buildings inside.Later drive back to Delhi in time to transfer to the international airport to board a flight to fly back home.

 

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