Forts and Palaces Of Rajasthan
Rajasthan means land of valour and royalty. This tour gives you a glimpse of such an experience. A visit to it forts, places and quaint villages add charm to these royal stays.
Starting Point: Jaipur
Duration: 6 nights 7 Days
Type : Architecture, Culture, Heritage, Folklore
Ideal Season: Oct – Mar
Rajasthan of Valour:
In the ancient land of Rajasthan is still the semblance of a place that breathed royalty and valour, which is where its name comes from. This specially guided tour of India’s largest state gives you a glimpse into that world. A visit to its forts, palaces and quaint villages add charm to this trip down history lane .
One of the greatest attractions to Rajasthan are its innumerable forts and palaces, homes to the kings and queens of royal India. If you’re a history buff and enjoy a good story, Make It Happen’s Forts and Palaces of Rajasthan tour will keep you coming back for more. From the royal palace of Jaipur and Amer, to the 16th century Khimsar fort, hundreds of years of history unfolds as you take in battle scarred walls and ramparts.
• Walking tour of Jaipur
• Visit forts and palaces of Rajasthan
• Folk Performances
• Community Shopping
Day 1: Arrival in Jaipur, ‘the pink city’
To the hotel in Jaipur. Relaxation and walks in the city where we will explore the capital of Raja-sthan known for its urban planning.
In the evening you may participate in a folk and puppet show in a nearby village and meet with the artists behind them. This is a great time to support the artists and directly purchase crafts and pup-pets and jewellery fro them.
Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Day 2: Morning: Visit Amer Fort, City Palace and the Observatory
Walking in the streets of the city and its many bazaars, study of the city that is so uniquely planned. A fascinating trip to the astronomical observatory of Jantar Mantar
Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Day 3:Drive to Khimsar (6.5 hours)
Stay at the Desert Fort and arrive just in time for a stunning desert sunset. Overnight stay in Khim-sar.
Day 4: Drive to Chandelao (2 hours)
A picturesque village awaits you with great food and the chance to meet wonderful people who are particularly exceptional in working with pottery, crafts, amongst other folk artists. The hosts will sure-ly make your stay memorable.
Overnight stay at Hotel Chandelao
Day 5: Departure towards the blue city of Jodhpur (4 hours)
Free day to relax and save up energy for a busy next day. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
Day 6: Morning: Visit the imposing Mehrangarh Fort of Jodhpur
You can wander in the passages, through the maze and in the stories of the place.
Afternoon: Bishnoi jeep safari – original environmentalists. The Bishnoi are known as the original environmentalists, with a strong respect for the environment that motivates them to offer their lives in exchange. It will be up to you to take inspiration from them and bring their power with you. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
Day 7: Homeward Bound
Morning : Transfer to airport /railway station.