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GUJARAT-RAJASTHAN TOUR - 21D


Tour Code                       GRT 21
Ex       Bengaluru
Distance 9800 Kms
Duration   By Train 21 Days / By Flight 18 Days
Vehicle Used                   By A/C Deluxe Bus
Accommodation       Twin Sharing Basis Standard rooms
States Visited                   Gujarat , Rajasthan
Places Visited                   Ahmedabad , Somanath, Veeraval, Porbundar, BetDwaraka, Nageshwar, Dwaraka, Mathrugaya (Siddhpur),Modhera. Mount Abu, Jodhpur Jaisalmer,, Sam Sand dunes, Bikaner, Deshnok, Jaipur , Ajmer, Pushkar, Chittaurgarh, Udaipur.


Departure dates:
    SEP 10.SEP 24. OCT 1.OCT 29. NOV 5.NOV 19.NOV 26. DEC 10, 17, 31 JAN 21, FEB 4, 18, MAR 4, 18.

COST :In Rs...
Adult
Twin Sharing
49000*
Adult
Single Sharing
66150
Child
(2-11 Years)
36750
Child
(2-11 Y)
24500*
Without Bed & Seat
Advance
Amount
20000*

NOTE :
  • For Infants 2-24 months(2 Years) Please send enquiry.
  • Charges for children mentioned applies only if they accompanied by 2 adults. If the child is accompanied by single adult full amount will be charged.
  • Children 2-11 Years will be charged 75% of the tour Cost with full-seat, without extra bed.
DAY 1                          BENGALURU – AHMEDABAD
  Dep Yeshwantpur Railway station.
DAY 2                          IN TRAIN
  Train journey continues.
DAY 3                          AHMEDABAD
  Reach Ahmedabad Railway station, Transfer to hotel. Ahmedabad local sightseeing, Sabarmati Ashram, Hatee singh Temple, Shopping. etc. Night halt at  Ahmedabad.
DAY 4                   AHMEDABAD - SOMANATH / VEERAVAL
  Morning dep to Somanath , one of the 12 jyothirlingas, Evening darshan, Night halt at Veeraval.
DAY 5                   SOMANATH – PORBANDAR - DWARAKA
  Morning have darshan of Somanath Jyothirlinga, Visit Veeraval, Bhalka Teerta where it believes Lord Krishna wounded before he renounce his body,  In Porbunder Sudham puri Temple which is dedicated to  Sudhama, Krishna's best friend ,  Kirthi Mandir , where Gandhiji was born.   After that proceed to Dwaraka , night stay.
DAY 6                   DWARAKA – BET DWARAKA – NAGESHWAR - DWARAKA
  Morning visit Dwarakadish Temple, After lunch visit Rukmini Temple, Proceed to Okha Fort to catch Ferry for Bet Dwaraka, Have darshan of Sri Krishna. Have darshan of Nageshwar Jyothirlinga. Gopi Talav.  Night stay at Dwaraka.
DAY 7                  DWARAKA – AHMEDABAD
  Morning proceed to Ahmedabad. Night halt at Ahmedabad.
DAY 8                  AHMEDABAD – MATRUGAYA - MODHERA–AHMEDABAD
  Morning dep to Matrugaya , time for ritual performance, after lunch, proceed to famous Sun Temple of Modhera, Night halt at Ahmedabad.
DAY 9     AHMEDABAD - MOUNT ABU
  Morning Dep to Mount Abu, afternoon visit Brahmakumari Universal Peace Hall, Dilwara Temple, Nakki lake, Sun Set Point. Night halt at Mount Abu.
DAY 10     MOUNT ABU -  JODHPUR
  Morning after Breakfast Dep to Jodhpur, on the way have lunch. Night halt at Jodhpur.
DAY 11       JODHPUR - JAISALMER
  Morning Visit Umedh Bhavan Palace, Meharangarh Fort Jaswant Thada. After lunch proceed to Jaislamer, Night halt at Jaisalmer.
DAY 12         JAISALMER
  Morning after breakfast visit Fort, jain Temple and havelis. Gadisar lake. Evening Camel safari in Sam sand dunes, sun set point, Culstural Show. Night halt at Jaisalmer Tent.
DAY 13       JAISALMER - BIKANER
  Morning Dep to Bikaner. Afternoon Visit Junagarh fort, Night halt at Bikaner.
DAY 14         BIKANER - DESHNOK- JAIPUR
  Morning Dep to Jaipur, Via Deshnok visit Karni Matha Temple (Rat Temple), Night halt at Jaipur.
DAY 15         JAIPUR      
  Morning Visit City palace, Jantar Mantar, Birla Mandir, Amber Fort & Hawa Mahal, Jal mahal(out side). Night halt at Jaipur.
DAY 16         JAIPUR - PUSHKAR - AJMER - CHITTORGARH
  Morning proceed to Ajmer, visit Khwaja shah Dargah, In Pushkar Bramha temple and Bramha Sarovar. Night halt at Chittorgarh.
DAY 17           CHITTORGARH - UDAIPUR
  Morning visit Chittaurgarh Fort (By Auto Rickshaw) Victory tower, Padmini Mahal, Meera temple, etc. After lunch proceed to Udaipur. Night halt at Udaipur.
DAY 18           UDAIPUR
  Morning local sight seeing, City palace, Fateh Sagar lake, Sahelionki Badi, Maharana Pratap Smarak. Night halt at Udaipur.
DAY 19             UDAIPUR - AHMEDABAD
  Morning dep to Ahmedabad, evening free for Shopping. Night halt at Ahmedabad.
DAY 20             AHMEDABAD - BENGALURU / HUBLI
  Dep from Ahmedabad to Bangalore.
DAY 21           IN TRAIN / HUBLI                                                                                                                                   
  Train journey, Evening reach Hubli.
DAY 22              BENGALURU
  Reach Bangalore City Railway Station.

Ajmer : Ajmer is surrounded by the Aravalli Mountains. It is a pilgrimage centre for the shrine of the Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti and is also the base for visiting Pushkar , an ancient Hindu pilgrimage city, famous for the temple of Brahma. The Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti is the major spot of attraction.

Pushkar : Pushkar is about 11 kilometres from Ajmer and is an important tourist destination. It is famous for Pushkar Lake and the 14th century Brahma Temple at Pushkar, dedicated to Brahm?, according to the Padma Pur??a, Pushkar is the only place where Brahm? may be worshipped.There is a general belief amongst Hindus that no pilgrimage to the four principal pilgrim centres (Char Dham) namely, Badrin?th, Jagann?th, R?meshwaram and Dwarka, would be complete without a blessing that comes from bathing in the holy Pushkar Lake. Pushkar has 52 bathing ghats and many temples. Pushkar is also famous for its annual Pushkar Fair. Camel race and sale are main attraction of this fair.
 
Udaipur : is also called as city of lakes . Udaipur is a popular tourist destination in India. The lakes, palaces and lively workspaces and culture attract foreign and domestic visitors. It is a favourite marriage destination. Many celebrities, including film stars, business families, politicians chose Udaipur to hold marriage ceremonies and parties.
City Palace : is a palace complex in Udaipur, in the Indian state Rajasthan. It was built by the Maharana Udai Singh as the capital of the Sisodia Rajput clan in 1559, after he moved from Chittor. It is located on the east bank of the Lake Pichola. The City Palace in Udaipur was built in a flamboyant style and is considered the largest of its type in Rajasthan, a fusion of the Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles, and was built on a hill top that gives a panoramic view of the city and its surrounding.
Pichola Lake : is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of Rajasthan, India. It is the oldest and one of the largest lakes of Udaipur. Two islands, Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir are located within Pichola Lake, and have been developed with several palaces to provide views of the lake.
Jagdish Temple : is one of the famous temples of Udaipur. Located in the City Palace complex of Udaipur, this temple is made in the Indo-Aryan style of architecture. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu (Laxmi Narayan), This three-storied temple is a wonder of architecture that comprises beautifully carved pillars, decorated ceilings, painted walls and lush halls.
Saheliyon-ki-Bari : or the 'Garden of the Maids of Honor' of Udaipur was once reserved for the royal ladies who came here for a stroll. A well planned garden, with extensive lawns and shady walks situated on the banks of the Fateh Sagar Lake was constructed by Maharana Sangram Singh for forty-eight young ladies-in-waiting sent to the royal house, as part of the dowry as a cool summer retreat for them. Its numerous fountains located strategically in the four scenic pools of the garden attract as much tourists as a favorite picnic spot of the city.
Maharana Pratap Memorial : is a historic site that is dedicated to the gallant Maharana Pratap. Situated at the top of Moti Margi or Pearl Hill, the memorial overlooks the Fateh Sagar Lake. Maharana Pratap Memorial was constructed with the initiative taken by Maharana Bhagwat Singh Mewar with the help of a public trust. The memorial comprises a life-sized bronze statue of Maharana Pratap balanced on his loyal and favorite horse, Chetak. It is believed that Chetak was a faithful horse. He was extremely protective towards Maharana Pratap and stood by his master till his last breath. Chetak was killed in the battle of Haldighati. People visit this memorial to pay their homage to the Rajput hero, Rana Pratap and his loyal mount 'Chetak'.
Saheliyon-ki-Bari : or the 'Garden of the Maids of Honor' of Udaipur was once reserved for the royal ladies who came here for a stroll. A well planned garden, with extensive lawns and shady walks situated on the banks of the Fateh Sagar Lake was constructed by Maharana Sangram Singh for forty-eight young ladies-in-waiting sent to the royal house, as part of the dowry as a cool summer retreat for them. Its numerous fountains located strategically in the four scenic pools of the garden attract as much tourists as a favorite picnic spot of the city.
Mount Abu : is a popular hill station in the Aravalli Range in Rajasthan state in western India near the border with Gujarat. The highest peak on the mountain is Guru Shikhar above sea level. It is referred to as 'an oasis in the desert' as its heights are home to rivers, lakes, waterfalls and evergreen forests. Some of the major tourist spots.
Nakki Lake : It is a very ancient sacred Lake, according to the Hindu legend. It is called by this name because it was dug out from Nails (Nakh). Boating in the lake and horse rides around the lake are available.
Todd Rock : Toad rock is so called as it looks like a toad about to jump into the lake, from the side of the rock facing the lake. There are two ways to go up and down the rock; to climb the rocky hill side or to use the steps leading down to Nakki Lake.
Dilwara Jain Temple : These temples built by Chalukya are world famous for their stunning use of marble. The five legendary marble temples of Dilwara are a sacred pilgrimage place of the Jains. Some consider them to be one of the most beautiful Jain pilgrimage sites in the world. The marble temples have an opulent entrance way, the simplicity in architecture reflecting Jain values like honesty and frugality.
Sunset Point : one of the tourist attraction spot at Mount Abu where hundreds of tourists gather to have a spectacular view of the sunset.
Jodhpur : Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination, featuring many palaces, forts and temples, set in the stark landscape of the Thar desert. The city is known as the "Sun City" for the bright, sunny weather it enjoys all year. It is also referred to as the "Blue City" due to the vivid blue-painted houses around the Mehrangarh Fort.
Meharangarh Fort : is located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan is one of the largest forts in India. Inside its ways, there are several palaces, which are known for their intricate carvings and sprawling courtyards. The foundation of the fort was laid on May 12, 1459 by Rao Jodha on a rocky hill, after whom the city is named as Jodhpur. Fort is having 9 floors with a lift facility, the terrace of the fort is arranged with big canons and one can have a beautiful view of Jodhpur city from here. Canon marks on the walls & the hand marks of the queens who followed their husband by the name of Johar , Museum, Moti Mahal - The Pearl Palace, Sheesha Mahal - The Hall of Mirrors, Phool Mahal - The Palace of Flowers, are worth visiting things.
Jaswanth Tada : is the Royal cenotaph built in commemoration of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. The monument, is built out of intricately carved sheets of marble . Within this cenotaph, there are also two more tombs. The Jaswant Thada is a traditional cremation ground of Jodhpur rulers. The grounds also include a beautiful multi-tiered garden, and a small lake.
Umaid Bhawan Palace : located at Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India, is one of the world's largest private residences. A part of the palace is managed by Taj Hotels. Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, grandfather of the present owners of the palace, this monument has 347 rooms and serves as the principal residence of the Jodhpur royal family. Umaid Bhawan Palace was called Chittar Palace during its construction due to its location on Chittar Hill, the highest point in Jodhpur. The Palace was built to provide employment to thousands of people during the time of famine.
 
Jaipur : popularly known as the Pink City, was founded by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amber, after whom the city has been named.
Jantar – Mantar : is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built by Sawai Jai Singh . The Jaipur observatory is the largest and best preserved of these. It has been inscribed on the World Heritage List .The observatory consists of fourteen major geometric devices for measuring time, predicting eclipses, tracking stars' location as the earth orbits around the sun, ascertaining the declinations of planets, and determining the celestial altitudes and related ephemerides.
Hawa Mahal : "Palace of Winds" or “Palace of the Breeze”), was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, in the form of the crown of Krishna, the Hindugod. Its unique five-storey exterior is also akin to the honeycomb of the beehive with its 953 small windows called jharokhas that are decorated with intricate latticework. The original intention of the lattice was to allow royal ladies to observe everyday life in the street below without being seen, since they had to observe strict "purdah" system. Built of red and pink sandstone, it attracts the tourists who visits Jaipur.
Jal Mahal : is a palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake at the foot hills of Aravali Mountains in Jaipur city . The palace and the lake around it were renovated and enlarged by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Amber.
Amer Fort : also spelled and pronounced as Amber Fort was built by Raja Man Singh I. Amer Fort is known for its artistic style, blending both Hindu and Rajput elements. The fort is divided into four main sections each with its own entry gate and courtyard. Main entry is through the Suraj Pole (Sun Gate) which leads to Jaleb Chowk, which is the first main courtyard. This was the place where armies would hold victory parades with their war bounty on their return from battles, which were also witnessed by the Royal family women folk through the latticed windows. This gate was built exclusively and was provided with guards as it was the main entry into the palace. It faced the eastern direction towards the rising Sun and hence the name. Royal cavalcades and dignitaries entered the palace through this gate. Ganesh Pol or the Ganesh Gate, named after the Hindu godLord Ganesh who removes all obstacles in life, is the entry into the private palaces of the Maharajas. The Lion gate, the premier gate, was once a guarded gate, leads in to the private quarters in the palace premises and is titled 'Lion Gate' indicative of strength. It was built during the reign of Sawai Jai Singh It is covered with frescoes and its alignment is zigzag, probably made so from security considerations to attack intruders.
City Palace : which includes the Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahalpalaces and other buildings, is a palace complex in Jaipur, the capital of the Rajasthanstate, India. It was the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur, the head of the Kachwaha Rajputclan. The Chandra Mahal palace now houses a museum but the greatest part of it is still a royal residence.
Birla Temple : A modern Temple built of white marble dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi, is a major tourist attraction of Jaipur.
 
 
Siddapur ( matrugaya ): is a city in Patan district ofGujarat. Siddhpur is an historical place, located on the bank of Sarasvati River, considered to be the branch of lost Saraswati river. Siddhpur is also known as Sri-sthal or a "pious place". It is mentioned in the Rig Veda to be existing at that time as the Dashu village. The legend is that the great sage Vyasa had donated his bones to God Indra here at Siddhpur. Siddhpur is also believed to be located at the junction of two rivers Ganges and Saraswati. Even in theMahabharata, the great Indian epic, it is mentioned that the Pandavas had visited the place while they were in exile.
Bindu-sarowar : It is a small artificial tank, even mentioned in rig-veda and considered pious by Hindus. Matrushradh, Mother Mauksha /Tarpan on Sarswati river (Rig-Ved)an ancient Hindu culture. Lord Kapil had founded Sankhya sastra, and Mother Devhuti got Moksha, Explained the Sankhya Darsan by his son (Kapila) on the Saraswati bank: Since the Mauksha of Devhuti established this place Bindu sarovar in Siddhpur an only place in India where Matru-shradh is being carried out, thus thousands of people come here annually to perform the rituals for their dead mothers. in month of Kartike of Hindu calendar. History says the Lord Parshuram had worship here for his sins and done the Matrushradh for his Mother . Mauksha karmakand by brahman priest on sarswati river at pipal tree of Siddheswar temple possess ancient place of God Vishnu. Rig-Ved mentioned for ancient Sristhal and Sarswati river .
 
Hutheesing Jain Temple (Ahmedabad) : This remarkably elegant temple created out of white marble has been sacred to many Jain families, generation after generation. It was built in 1848 A.D. at an estimated cost of 10lakh rupees by a rich merchant Sheth Hutheesing as a dedication to the 15th Jaintirthankar, Shri Dharmanatha.
Akshardham : is majestic, intricately carved stone structure which stands amid sprawling gardens set in a 23-acre plot at Gandhinagar (Gandhinagar district). It is built in 6000 tonnes of pink sandstone and not a bit of steel has been used. It is a perfect mix of modernity and ancient values. Apart from Lord Rama going in search of his kidnapped wife, the visitor can see Shravan- the dutiful son, the Pandavas losing the game of dice in the Hastinapur palace, etc. Besides the visitors can also see Sabari's long wait for Lord Rama and Draupadi's humiliation in the Kauravasabha.
Somanath : The Somnath Temple located in the Prabhas Kshetra near Veraval in Saurashtra, on the western coast ofGujarat, is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of the God Shiva. Somnath means "The Protector of (the) Moon God". The Somnath Temple is known as "the Shrine Eternal", having been destroyed many times by various kings and rulers. Most recently it was rebuilt in November 1947, when Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel visited the area for the integration of Junagadh and mooted a plan for restoration. After Patel's death, the rebuilding continued under K. M. Munshi, another minister of the Government of India. 

The principal temple of Somnath is believed to have been built in gold by the moon god Soma, in silver by the sun god Ravi, in wood by Krishna and in stone by the Solanki Rajputs in the 11th century. The present temple, built in 1951, is the seventh reconstruction on the original site. Tales of its riches attracted a series of invasions, but each time the temple was invaded, it was restored to its original glory by devout Hindu worshipers. Commanding a breathtaking view from the tip of the Saurashtra peninsula, kissed by the waves of the Arabian coast, the temple has been constructed in the Chalukyan style with a shikhara nearly 50 m tall. The temple's imposing architecture includes intricate carvings, silver doors, an impressive Nandi idol and the central shivalinga. In the vast courtyard stand the massive mandapa (hall), as well as the main shrine, whose gently curved pyramidal forms tower over the whole complex.
Triveni : Ghat that has been frequently mentioned in Vedas and Purans. This ghat is a sangam (meeting point) of three rivers namely Hiran, Kapil, and Saraswati. You can also visit Gita Mandir, Laxmi Narayan Mandir, and Suraj Mandir, which are located at Triveni Ghat.
Bhalka Tirtha & Dehotsarg : North of Somnath, en route to Veraval, is the famous Lord Krishna temple, Bhalka Tirtha, on the site where Krishna is said to have been mistakenly shot in the foot. Nearby is Dehotsarg, where he succumbed to his mortal wound. The temple at Bhalka Tirth is known as Mahaprabhuji's Bethak, and a tulsi tree has been planted in Lord Krishna's memory.
Porbunder : is a coastal city in the Indian state of Gujarat, known for being the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi and Sudama (friend ofLord Krishna). It is the administrative center of Porbandar District.
Kirti Mandir : is the memorial temple built in memory of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhiand Kasturba Gandhi located in city of Porbandar, . The ancestral house of Gandhi family, where Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869 is just adjacent to the Kirti Mandir.
Sudhama Mandir : Sudhama, Krishna’s best friend whose friendship is regarded as a best example for true and selfless, has been given importance here and a temple has been built in the heart of the city, known as Sudama Mandir.
Dwaraka : is located on the extreme western end of Kathiawar peninsula, where the River Gomti meets the Arabian Sea. Dwaraka is one of the four most important holy places of the Hindus and attracts tourists from all over the world. The Lord Krishna also established his capital at Dwaraka after he left Mathura. The importance, foundation, planning and glory of Dwaraka as the golden city is described in various Hindu epics like Mahabharata, Harivamsha, Bhagvad Gita, Skand Purana, Vishnu Purana and Mahabharat. The architecture of the old Dwaraka city was majestic and wonderful.
Dwarkadhish temple : The main tourist attraction in Dwaraka is the Dwarkadhish temple also known as Jagat Mandir. Besides this there are various other temples in Dwaraka. This temple is magnificently built on the traditional lines and has five floors supported by 60 columns. The temple is profusely carved from the base to the pinnacle. The temple is built of sandstone. The interior is simple while the exterior is covered with elaborate carvings. Some of the major festivals of Janmashtami and Navratri are celebrated with great enthusiasm and rejoicing in the Dwarka.
Rukmini Temple : Besides the Dwarkadhish temple, there is a popular temple dedicated to Rukmini, the Lord Krishna's wife, who is also considered as an incarnation of Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and beauty. There are various other temples which are dedicated to Mirabai , dedicated to the Matsyavatar, the incarnation of Vishnu as a fish.
Bet Dwaraka : A pilgrimage to Dwaraka is not complete until a visit has been made to the Beyt Dwaraka. It is a Hindu temple on the island off the coast. The temple dates from the 19th century and contains a series of shrines and images of Krishna and his 56 consorts. The archaeological excavations have revealed Harappan artifacts dating from the 2nd millennium BC.
Nageshwar Jyothirlinga : Located on the route between Dwarka city and Beyt Dwarka Island on the coast of Saurashtra in Gujarat is this important Lord Shiva Temple. It is enshrined by one of the 12 swayambhu (self-existent) jyothirlingas in the world, in an underground sanctum. A 25 m tall statue of a sitting Lord Shiva and a large garden with a pond are major attractions of this rather serene place. Some archaeological excavations claim five earlier cities at the site.

      

COST INCLUDES COST EXCLUDES
  • Second sleeper Train Tickets for Bangalore- Ahmadabad - Bangalore.
  • Deluxe A/C  Bus  transfers and local vehicle for Sight seeing.
  • Guidance from experienced Tour Escort
  • Accommodation on twin sharing standard rooms in good hotels.
  • Homely Vegetarian Food by our cooking Staff ( Tea/coffee/ Breakfast /Lunch /Dinner)
  • Special Pujas & darshans
  • Entry Tickets
  • Boating
  • Camera Charges
  • Government Service Tax as applicable
  • Food during the train jouney
  • Laundry
  • Telephone calls
  • Mineral water
  • Vehicles hired where our reserved vehicles are not permitted .
  • Any other expense incurred other than which are mentioned in Tour cost includes list.