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Hill and Lakes Trails Rajsthan 3N/4D Tour

Rajasthan, India
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Duration

03 Nights / 04 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

6 people

Languages

English

Overview

Embark on a captivating 4-day Hill and Lakes Trails Tour in Rajasthan with VDHoliday. Explore the enchanting beauty of the state’s hill stations and serene lakes. Discover the tranquil landscapes of Mount Abu and soak in the refreshing ambience. Experience the charm of Udaipur’s picturesque lakes and stunning palaces. Immerse in the rich culture and heritage of Rajasthan while visiting ancient forts and temples. Indulge in local cuisine and witness traditional art forms. With VDHoliday’s Hill and Lakes Trails Tour, unveil the hidden gems of Rajasthan and create cherished memories in this royal land.

Package Details: 03N/04D

 

Itinerary

DAY 01 – UDAIPUR – MOUNT ABU (185 KMS)
DAY 01 – UDAIPUR – MOUNT ABU (185 KMS)

Pick up from AIRPORT and drive to Mount Abu (200kms)Arrive Mount Abu and transfer to your hotel.Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan and nestles at an altitude of 1220 meters in the Aravalli Range. Mount Abu is situated at 180kilometres from Udaipur and 285 Kilometres from Jodhpur and 550 kilometres from Jaipur. Mount Abu is a famous pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Jain and is visited by many pilgrims from all over the world. The place is also noted for its spellbinding natural beauty. Mount Abu is also referred to as “An Oasis in the Desert”, for the fact that it is the point from where several streams, waterfalls and lakes originate. The area was leased to the British Empire by the Maharaja of Sirohi. Mount Abu was also a preferred summer destination among the British rulers. Apart from this, mythological tales about Mount Abu states that it is the home to millions of Hindu Gods and goddesses. This place was also home to many saints and sages of the past era.


 


Later proceed for city tour of Mount Abu. The Dilwara Jain Temple is one of the most famous and beautiful Jain temples in the world. The architecture and stone carvings are something noteworthy. The interior decoration of the temple showcases the architectural brilliance and the grandeur of human craftsmanship. These temples were built in the period between 11th to 13th centuries A.D. The ornamental details carved out of marble on the ceilings and on the pillars are extremely beautiful. As per the history of the place it is said that the marble stones that were used in making the temple were transported on elephant backs from the Arasoori Hills. Dilwara temple is a pious Jain pilgrimage centre. The temple is divided into five main parts and each part of the temple is dedicated to five Jain Tirthankaras:


 


Achalgarh Fort stands as a testimony to the medieval era. The fort was commissioned by Rana Kumbha. It is situated at 8Kilometres from the town and is well connected by road. The battlement walls surround the Achalgarh fort on all its sides. The fort is situated on top of a mountain peak. Within the walls one will find several fortresses and temples.


 


Achaleshwar Temple has a Nandi (bull) which is made up of five metals, which are gold, silver, copper, brass and zinc and weighs more than 4 Tonnes. Achaleshwar temple was built in the 9th century and as per legends it is said that the temple was built around a toe print of Lord Shiva. Achaleshwar temple is also said to contain a natural Shivalinga.( phallic form of Lord Shiva ). 


 


Nakki Lake is an important place of tourist interest in Mount Abu. The lake forms the “Heart of Mount Abu”. Nakki Lake derives its name from the famous mythological story that lies behind the creation of this lake. It is said that Devtas( Gods ) had dug this lake in the center of Mount Abu using their nails or nakh. This lake is the only artificial lake in India that is situated at an altitude of 1220 meters above sea level. The lake is situated within walking distance from the center of the town. The location of Nakki Lake amidst the mountains, gardens and rock formations makes it all the more interesting.


 


Afternoon is free to walk around in the colorful and bustling bazaars for personal exploration or shopping.


 


Overnight stay at your Hotel

DAY 02 – MOUNT ABU – UDAIPUR (180 KMS)
DAY 02 – MOUNT ABU – UDAIPUR (180 KMS)

After breakfast drive to Udaipur arrive Udaipur and transfer to your hotel. Set on the shores of Lake Pichola and surrounded by hills, Udaipur grew in complete contrast to the harsh deserts of the rest of Rajasthan. As capital of the old Mewar State it was the only Rajput stronghold to uphold.


its Hindu allegiance in the face of Muslim invasion. This fairy – tale city, with its marble palaces and lakes surrounded by a ring of hills, was founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559. The city is dominated by massive City Palace, which overlooks Lake Pichola with its romantic island palaces.


Picturesque havelis, ghats and temples line the lake front, with the lively bazaars of the old walled city stretching behind them. Afternoon is free to walk around in the colorful and bustling bazaars for personal exploration or shopping. Overnight stay at your Hotel

DAY 3 - UDAIPUR
DAY 3 - UDAIPUR

After breakfast proceed for Full day city tour of Udaipur – visiting the City Palace and Museum. The largest palace complex in India, it is a blend of Mughal and Rajput influences. -The most impressive attraction in Udaipur is the magnificent City Palace which is now a museum and houses fine art works in glass mosaics, and miniature paintings, of which Udaipur is famous, depicting glories of an ancient past. The City Palace Built by the Maharana Udai in 1559, The City Palace is located on the east bank of Lake Pichola.


Fused with Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles, the Palace is considered the largest of its type in Rajasthan. The Palace has various towers, domes and arches which add to the flavour of the heritage site. It is a marvelous assortment of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging gardens. Often distinguished as the largest palace complex in Rajasthan, this majestic piece of architecture is one of the most visited tourist attractions.


Crystal Gallery -Situated at the Fateh Prakash Palace, the Crystal Gallery houses an extravagant collection of crystals. It is an unused collection that includes crystal chairs, sofas, tables and even beds. Other precious items include crystal dressing tables, chairs, crockery, table fountains and even the regal beds.


In 1877, Maharaja Sajjan Singh ordered this rare crystal from F&C Osler & Co in England but died before the package arrived. JAGDISH TEMPLE -The Jagdish Temple is a great focal point for the Hindu people of Udaipur. The temple is dedicated to Vishnu, The Jagdish Mandir is an excellent example of Indo - Aryan architecture. One of the popular tourist attractions on the map of Rajasthan, the Jagdish Temple is a large Hindu temple located in the heart of Udaipur. It enshrines a black stone image of Lord Vishnu, considered as ‘The Creator’ in Hindu mythology. Sahelion Ki Bari -Sahelion Ki Bari, also known as ‘Courtyard of the Maidens’ is a popular tourist attraction in Udaipur, Rajasthan. Set below the embankment of the Fatah Sagar Lake, the gardens is decorated with beautiful lotus pools, elephant-shaped fountains, paintings, glass mosaics and marble pavilions. Legend says the king himself designed this garden and presented it to the queen.


Shilpagram -Shilpagram in Udaipur can be literally translated as the ‘Craftsmen's Village’. It depicts the lifestyle of the folk and tribal people of the West Zone. Udaipur Vintage collection of classic cars The collection comprises a variety of classic and interestingly rare and well-maintained vehicles. The Maharaja personally visits the museum weekly to ensure that the cars are in mint condition. Double up on the ticket with the Rajasthani Thali offered inside, and it will make for a memorable experience for both car and food enthusiasts. Lake Fateh Sagar Lake Fateh Sagar is said to be the pride of the City of Lakes of Udaipur. Built in 1678, it is an artificial lake constructed by the Maharana in north of Lake Pichola. Within the confines of the Fatah Sagar Lake, there are three small islands, the largest of these is the island called the Nehru Park, which is a popular garden with a restaurant and a zoo.


Later in the evening take a boat ride on the 4 km long and 3 km wide Lake Pichola, which is fringed with hills, palaces, havelis, ghats, embankments and temples and offers spectacular Lake Pichola, the largest artificial freshwater lake in Udaipur, was built in the year of 1362 AD. Around 30 feet deep, this beautiful lake boasts of four main islands - Jag Niwas, Jag Mandir, Mohan Mandir and Arsi Vilas. Jag Niwas is home to the beautiful Lake Palace, a well-known heritage hotel. Jag Mandir features the famous Lake Garden Palace. Mohan Mandir used to be where the King would witness the Gangaur celebrations while Arsi Vilas was built by the Maharanas to enjoy the beautiful views of the sunset. The best way to catch scintillating views of the lake is to take a boat ride, especially around sunset, and enjoy the tranquility.


A Walk in The Old City To understand the intricacies of culture, heritage, and architecture of Udaipur, one must take a walk on the famous Palace Road which displays handmade fine art paintings, mojdis, handmade leather goods, beautiful pieces of silver and stone jewellery, Also see the 17th century Jagdish temple, drive around the Fatehsagar Lake, Overnight stay at your Hotel

DAY 04 – UDAIPUR – DEPARTURE
DAY 04 – UDAIPUR – DEPARTURE

After breakfast, the day is free until transferred to Airport for your onward journey to the next destination

Included/Excluded

  • 03 Nights accommodation basis at the hotel mentioned above or similar category of alternate hotels.
  • Meal Plan – Daily buffet breakfast at all the hotels.All applicable taxes .
  • All transfers, city tours and transport services by AC VEHICLE All India Tourist permit vehicle as per the above itinerary. Road taxes, parking fee, fuel charges, interstate taxes.
  • MONUMENTS Entrance Fee. + Services of English Speaking Local Guide.
  • Elephant Ride or Jeep Ride at Amber Fort in Jaipur. +Tonga Ride in Bikaner.
  • Game Drive at Ranthambore National Park in Ranthambore +Camel Ride on Sand Dunes in Jaisalmer. +Jeep Safari in Jodhpur. +Common Boat Ride on Lake Pichola in Udaipur.
  • Anything which is not mentioned under “INCLUDES” header.
  • Expense of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone / fax calls, alcoholic beverages, camera/video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax etc.Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Airfare / Train Fare
  • Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as roadblocks, accidents & any medical evacuations. Any train delays, or re-scheduling etc. Any Visa fees, insurance fees, etc. Any tips to hotel staff, local guides, drivers etc. Any meals apart from the ones mentioned above. Any expenses apart from the ones above.

Durations

3N - 4D

Tour's Location

Rajasthan, India
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