13Nights/ 14 Days Itinerary
22 Jun Day 01 :- Arrival Ahmedabad to Ambaji ( 200 KM 3 Hrs / 50 m )
Pick Up From Ahemdabad Airport / Railway Station . On Arrival Met With Driver Then Drive to Ambaji . On Arrival Free For marriage activities Overnight Stay at Ambaji.
23 Jun Day02 :- Ambaji to mount abu
Today Morning from check out from Ambaji and Transfer To Mount Abu. Mount Abu is a hill station in western India’s Rajasthan state, near the Gujarat border. Set on a high rocky plateau in the Aravalli Range and surrounded by forest, it offers a relatively cool climate and views over the arid plains below. On arrival Check Into The Hotel On Arrival. Rest Of The Day At Leisure. Evening visit and enjoy at Nakki Lake . One of the most popular attractions in mount Abu, Nakki Lake is an ancient and sacred lake. According to Hindu mythology the lake was dug out by the Gods by simply using their nails to gain shelter from the Demon Bashkali, however many such mythological stories exist leading to the creation of this lake. Overnight Stay At The Hotel.
24 Jun Day 03:- Mount Abu
Take A Full Day Sightseeing Tour And Visit- Prajapita Brahmakumari, Gurusikhar. Overnight stay at hotel
Dilwara Jain Temples :- Known for their architectural splendour and exquisite stone carvings, the Dilwara temples in Rajasthan are dedicated to Jain Tirthankars. Located about 2.5 km from Mount Abu, the temples were built in 11th and 13th centuries AD.
Built of white marble quarried from Ansori hills near Ambaji, the temples are an important Jain pilgrimage site. The temples were built by the ministers of the Solanki rulers of Gujarat. The five shrines are dedicated to Lord Adinath, Lord Rishabhdev, Lord Nemi Nathji, Lord Mahavir Swami and Lord Parshvanath.
Prajapita Brahmakumari :- Brahma Kumaris is a worldwide spiritual movement dedicated to personal transformation and world renewal. Founded in India in 1937, Brahma Kumaris has spread to over 110 countries on all continents and has had an extensive impact in many sectors as an international NGO. However, their real commitment is to helping individuals transform their perspective of the world from material to spiritual. It supports the cultivation of a deep collective consciousness of peace and of the individual dignity of each soul.
Guru sikhar :– As mentioned in the prologue, Guru Shikar is the highest point in mount Abu and forms the highest point in the Aravalli mountain range. The place is perfect to get a panoramic view of the whole region and is famous for its temple of Guru Dattatreya an incarnation of the Hindu Deities ‘Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva’ in one.
Achalgarh :- The name refers to a fort and an ancient kingdom, which was originally built by the Paramara Dynasty rulers. The fort was reconstructed in 1452 by Maharana Kumbha the ruler of the Mewar kingdom and was renamed as “Achalgarh’ or the immovable. The fort however stands in ruins to this day, leaving behind many remnants which make this place a tourist attraction. The main entrances are characterized by two towers carved out of grey granite, which still stand as a memorial of this once pompous and majestic fort. The place is located at an amazing location and is famous for its ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva known as the Achaleshwar Mahadeva Temple. The temple is said to have a foot impression of Lord Shiva himself and also has a brass Nandi and 3 sculptures of buffalos near the pond. The fort walls and the amazing location give an amazing panoramic view of the surroundings.
25 jun Day04: – Mount Abu To Udaipur (200 kms | 3-4 hrs)
Today Morning from Mount Abu Transfer To Udaipur. Udaipur formerly the capital of the Mewar Kingdom, is a city in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. Founded by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1559, it’s set around a series of artificial lakes and is known for its lavish royal residences. On arrival Check Into The Hotel Rest Of The Day At Leisure. Overnight Stay At The Hotel.
26 Jun Day05:- Udaipur
Take A Full Day Sightseeing Tour And Visit –
City Palace :- A palace complex built by Maharana Udai Singh, the City Palace is grandeur personified. A conglomeration of several buildings with towers, balconies and cupolas built all over, the City Palace also houses a crystal gallery, which boasts of royal artifacts and the world’s largest private collection of crystal. It is one of Rajasthan’s largest palaces and offers splendid views of Lake Pichola. A must-not-miss experience in Udaipur is the hour long Mewar Sound and Light Show. This regal rendering of the history of Mewar takes place every evening at the City Palace complex.
Jagdish Temple ( Mandir ) :- Udaipur is home to some of the oldest temples in India. One of the most popular temples is the Jagdish Temple located in the City Palace complex. Representing the true Indo-Aryan style of architecture, this temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singh and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The four-armed idol of Lord Vishnu that stands in the main shrine is an astonishing work of art, carved out of a single piece of black stone. The main shrine, which is at the center, is ringed by four smaller shrines, dedicated to Lord Ganesha, the Sun God, Goddess Shakti and Lord Shiva,
Saheliyon ki bari :- Saheliyon-Ki-Bari or ‘garden of the maids’ in English was built by Maharana Bhopal Singh for a group of 48 young women attendants who accompanied a princess to Udaipur as part of her dowry. With its lush greenery, flowers, beautiful fountains, lotus pools, and marble artifacts and pavilions, Saheliyon-Ki-Bari offers splendid views and makes up for an ideal romantic setting.
Fateh Sagar Lake :- Fateh Sagar Lake is an artificial lake in Udaipur and one of the four beautiful lakes in the city. Constructed in 1678, the lake comprises three small islands and is surrounded by scenic views of the mighty Aravalli Mountains. One of the islands has been converted into a public park called Nehru Park, which is a popular picnic spot and has a striking water jet fountain. The Udaipur Solar Observatory is also situated on one of the islands in the Lake.
Moti Magri ( Maharana Partap Smarakh ) :- Moti Magri (“Pearl hill”) is a hill in India. It overlooks the Fateh Sagar Lake in the city of Udaipur, Rajasthan. Atop the Moti Magri or Pearl Hill is the memorial of the Rajput hero Maharana Pratap, which has a bronze statue of the Maharana astride his favourite horse “Chetak”. Statue of Maharana Pratap of Mewar
Baghore ki haveli :- Bagore ki Haveli portrays the mural paintings of Rajasthan designed in Mewar. old Haveli on the waterfront of Lake Pichola, Bagore ki Haveli, is situated right on the waterfront of Lake Pichola at the Gangori Ghat. Built in the eighteenth century, The palace has more than a hundred rooms that display different costumes of the royal kings, their jewellery, hukkas, pan boxes, copper boxes etc. The haveli is also famous for its fine mirror work and traditional dance shows of Rajasthan. While strolling in the Haveli, one can see the bath rooms, dressing rooms, bed rooms, living rooms and recreational rooms of the royal ladies as well. It was built by Amir Chand Badwa, the Chief Minister of Mewar in the 18th century. The West Zone Cultural Centre converted it into a museum in 1986.
Evening enjoy folk dances and cultural performances (Dharohar) at this haveli during evenings Overnight stay at the hotel.
27 Jun Day06 : – Udaipur To Chittorgarh (Day Excursion ) (150 kms | 3- hrs)
Today after morning breakfast drive to chittorgarh. Chittorgarh is a city in Rajasthan state of western India. It lies on the Berach River, a tributary of the Banas, and is the administrative headquarters of Chittorgarh District and a former capital of the Sisodia Rajput Dynasty of Mewar. The city of Chittaurgarh is located on the banks of river Gambhiri and Berach. Chittorgarh is home to the Chittor Fort, the largest fort in India and Asia. It was the site of three major sieges (1303, 1535, and 1567–1568) by Muslim invaders, and its Hindu rulers fought fiercely to maintain their independence. On more than one occasion, when faced with a certain defeat, the men fought to death while the women committed suicide by jauhar (mass self-immolation). Chittor also has been a land of worship for Meera. Visit fort and near by palaces. After back to udaipur. On arrival at udaipur take a short drive near Fatehsagar lake. Overnight stay at udaipur.
28 Jun Day07 : – Udaipur To Nathdawara ( Enroute visit Ekling ji and Nagda ) (100 kms | 2-3 hrs)
Today After morning breakfast check out from hotel and proceed for boat ride at lake pichola. After boat towards drive to Nathdawara. Enroute visit Eklingh ji and Nagda.
Eklingji Temple :- According to legend, the main building in this grand complex of 108 temples was originally built in the 8th century by the early Mewar king Bappa Rawal, although the temple’s present form dates from the 15th-century rule of Maharana Raimal. Constructed from sandstone and marble, it has an elaborately pillared hall under a large pyramidal roof and features a towering four-faced, black-marble image of Eklingji, an incarnation of Shiva and the family deity of the Mewar royal family. Note that the temple can get very crowded on Monday, an auspicious day for devotees. Photography is not permitted.
Nagda Temple :- Nagda also called Nagada or Nagahrada) is a small place in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It was once a prominent city in the early Mewar state. Today it is known primarily for the remains of the Sahastra Bahu Temples. At Nagda in Rajasthan, stand the remains of the’ Sahasra Bahu temples ‘ of the early 10th century AD, dedicated to Vishnu. They are locally referred to as Sas Bahu temples (a local corruption of the original Sahasra-Bahu, meaning “One with thousand arms”, a form of Vishnu). Nagda was once an important city of Mewar, possibly a capital of one of its rulers. The temples are now in partial ruins but one can still marvel at their original splendour, the artisanry and the perfect geometry that must have been the hallmark of that era! Roads made with white marble are also an attraction of the village. Lotus flower painting is visible on the roof top of temple Iltutmish (Delhi emperor of that time) destroyed Nagda in 1226.
After visit continue drive to Nathdawara. – Nathdwara is a town in India’s western state of Rajasthan. It is located in the Aravalli hills, on the banks of the Banas River in Rajsamand District, 48 kilometres north-east of Udaipur. This town is famous for its temple of Krishna which houses the deity of Shrinathji, a 14th-century, 7-year-old “infant incarnation of Krishna. The deity was originally worshiped at JATIPURA Mathura and was shifted in the 1672 from Govardhan hill, near Mathura along holy river Yamuna after being retained at Agra for almost six months. Literally, Nathdwara means ‘Gateway to Shrinathji (God)’. Nathdwara is a significant Vaishnavite shrine pertaining to the Pushti Marg or the Vallabh Sampradaya or the Shuddha Advaita founded by Vallabha Acharya, revered mainly by people of Gujaratand Rajasthan, among others. Vitthal Nathji, son of Vallabhacharya institutionalised the worship of Shrinathji at Nathdwara. Nathdwara town itself is popularly referred to as ‘Shrinathji’, after the presiding deity.
29 Jun Day 08 : – Nathdawara To kumbhalgarh ( Enroute Visit Haldi ghati ) (100 kms | 2-3 hrs)
Today after lovish breakfast check out from hotel and drive for next destination kumbhalgarh . Enroute Visit Haldhi ghati- Haldighati is a mountain pass in the Aravalli Range of Rajasthan in western India. The pass is located at a distance of 40 kilometres from Udaipur. The name ‘Haldighati’ is believed to have originated from the turmeric-coloured yellow soil of the area. (Turmeric is haldi in Hindi). It is the site of the Battle of Haldighati, which took place in 1576 between the Kingdom of Mewar and the Mughal Army led by king Mansingh. Maharana Pratap led the armed forces of Mewar against the Mughals who fought under the command of Mughal emperor Akbar’s general Man Singh I of Amer. After visit drive to Kumbhalgarh pass through a picturesque. On arrival at Kumbhalgarh around evening and will check in at one of the best hotel of Rajasthan, You may visit Kumbhalgarh fort in the evening if time allows or you may visit next day morning. Kumbhalgarh Fort is a Mewar fortress. Built during the course of the 15th century by Rana Kumbha enlarged through the 19th century. The walls of the fort of Kumbhalgarh extend over 38 km and claimed to be the second-longest continuous wall after the Great Wall of China.
30 Jun Day 09: – Kumbhalgarh To Jawai ( Enroute Visit Ranakpur Jain Temple ) (100 kms | 2-3 hrs)
This morning after breakfast toward drive to Ranakpur . This is rural Rajasthan where you will come across Bhil hamlets. On arrival visit world famous ranakpur jain Temple . Built in the 15th century, Ranakpur temples are very well preserved and one of the most holy places for Jain pilgrimage. These temples lie in a remote and peaceful valley of the Aravali range. After lunch countinue drive to Jawai next destination. Jawai Hills is a picturesque location in Pali district of Rajasthan, Discovery Channel has recently premieres the fascinating story of wild leopard and humans at the hills of Jawai . surrounded by Jawai Bandh,grasslands,riverbed and grazing ground. The Hills of Jawai were shaped by lava millions of years ago and now the natural caves and rock shelters of Jawai Hills are home to leopards and Indian striped hyena. The unique behavior of Jawai hills leopards will change the opinion about the big cat, that leopards are solitary animals. The leopards hills of Jawai reveals leopard behavior like never before, Leopards of Jawai hills are living together and also living peacefully with humans.On arrival at jawai check in to the hotel. Evening proceed and enjoy with Leopard ( Panther ) Safari. After safari back to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
01 July Day 10: – Jawai To Nakoda ji Temple ( Enroute Visit Pawapuri Jain Temple Sirohi ) (250 kms | 4-5 hrs)
After morning breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Nakoda ji. Enroute visit Pawapuri – Shree Pavapuri Tirth Dham is situated at Sirohi district of Rajasthan. This temple was built by K. P. Sanghvi Group and it comprises a Jain Tirth (Temple complex) and Jeev Raksha Kendra (Animal Welfare Center). The Tirth derived its name after the Pavada Agriculture well that exists there. After pawapuri visit toward drive to Nakoda ji . Nakodaji, which is one of the famous Jain temples in India. The temple is situated in the forest and has a charming natural atmosphere all-around. The main deity in the temple is that of Mulnayaka Shri Parshvanath Bhagavan on arrival check in to the Jain Dharamsala. You may visit the Temple in the evening if time allows or you may visit next day early morning. Overnight stay at the Jain Dharamsala .
02 July Day 10:- Nakoda ji Temple To Ghanerao ( 250 kms /4-5 hrs)
After morning breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Ghanerao- Ghanerao is a village in Desuri tehsil of Pali district of Rajasthan.
There are many Hindu and Jain temples in and around Ghanerao. In the village, There are many Hindu temples such as Laxmi Narayanji, Murlidhar and Charbhujaji. On the outskirts of the village is situated a ‘mahanth’ (Sant) known as Giriji Ki Dhani. The village have many temples of Riddhi & Siddhi Gajanand, a Sri Mahalaxmi ji, Sri Britwesar Mahadev Temple There are about 11 Jain temples some of them are quite old, Muchhal Mahavir Temple being the most notable one. which is dedicated to Mahavira, is the only Jain temple where first Tirthankara Mahavira is depicted with a moustache. On arrival check in to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
03 July Day 10:- Ghanerao to Dungarpur ( 250 kms /4-5 hrs)
This morning After lovish breakfast check out from hotel and towards drive to dungarpur. Dungarpur is a city in the southernmost part of Rajasthan state of India. Dungarpur is the seat of the elder branch of the Sisodiyas of Udaipur. The seat of the younger branch is that of the Maharana of Mewar. It was founded in 1358 A.D. by Rawal Veer Singh, the eldest son of the ruler of Mewar, Karan Singh. They are descendants of Bappa Rawal, eighth ruler of the Guhilot Dynasty and founder of the Mewar Dynasty (r. 734-753). On arrival check in to the hotel. Day at leisure. Evening proceed for sightseing and visit –
Gaib Sagar Lake :- The lake is famous for the shrine of Shrinathji that rests on its banks. The shrine complex contains numerous exquisitely carved temples and one core temple, the Vijay Rajrajeshwar Temple. This temple of Lord Shiva displays the skilled craftsmanship of the famed sculptors or ‘shilpkars’ of Dungarpur. After back to hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel
04 July Day 11:- Dungarpur
Today after morning breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing and covering –
Juna Mahal :- Juna Mahal (Old Palace) is a 13th century, seven-storeyed edifice. It is built on a high platform constructed from Pareva stone and its rugged exterior gives it a resemblance of a citadel. It has been elaborately planned with fortified walls, watchtowers, narrow doorways and corridors to delay the enemy for as long as possible. What lies inside is a complete contrast to the exterior. Visitors will be spellbound by the beautiful murals, miniature paintings and delicate glass and mirror work that adorn the interiors.
Badal Mahal :- The Badal Mahal, built using Pareva stone, is another splendid palace of Dungarpur. Located on the banks of GaibSagar Lake, it is renowned for its elaborate design and a fusion of the architectural styles of the Rajputs and the Mughals. The monument comprises two stages, three domes and a veranda. Each dome sports a carved half ripe lotus while the largest dome sports three
Nagfanji ;- Nagfanji is renowned for its Jain shrines and not only does it attract devotees from Dungarpur but also tourists who travel from far to see the temple. The temple houses statues of Devi Padmawati, NagfanjiParshwanatha and Dharnendra.The Nagfanji Shivalaya,which is located close to this temple, is also a tourist attraction.
Surpur Temple :- This ancient shrine is located on the banks of the Gangdi River about 3 kilometres from Dungarpur. The area around the temple also houses other attractions such as Bhulbhulaiya, Madhavrai Temple, Hathiyon Ki Agad and several inscriptions.
Bhuvaneshwar :- Located barely 9 kilometres from Dungarpur is Bhuvaneshwar, famous for a Shiva temple which is perched on a mountain top. The temple is built around a naturally formed Shivaling. Tourists can also visit an ancient monastery located atop the mountain. After Sightseeing back to hotel. Dinner and over night stay at hotel.
05 July Day 12:- Dungarpur to Ahemdabad ( En route visit swaminarayan Akshardham Temple )
After morning breakfast check out from hotel and proceed to ahemdabad. Ahemdabad also known as Amdavad is the largest city and former capital of Gujarat, The area around Ahmedabad has been inhabited since the 11th century, when it was known as Ashaval . At that time, Karna, the Chaulukya ruler of Anhilwara (modern Patan), waged a successful war against the Bhil king of Ashaval and established a city called Karnavati on the banks of the Sabarmati. Solanki rule lasted until the 13th century, when Gujarat came under the control of the Vaghela dynasty of Dholka. On arrival check in to the hotel. En route visit swaminarayan Akshardham temple.- Swaminarayan Akshardham in Gandhinagar, Gujarat is a large Hindu temple complex inspired by Pramukh Swami, the former spiritual head of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha. Evening explore ahemdabad city. Overnight stay at hotel.
06 July Day 13:- Ahemdabad
After breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing and covering-
Rani no Hajiro :- Rani no hajiro also known as Mughalai Bibi’s Tomb or Tombs of Ahmed Shah’s Queens, is a tomb complex near Manek Chowk, Ahmedabad, India. The enclosure is high above the ground entered by a lofty gateway and the courtyard surrounded by a trellised cloister. The walls of cloister are fitted with carved stone screens. The square open enclosure of 36.58 meters side is probably built in 1445. The courtyard contains eight marble tombs of queens of Ahmed Shah I and other Gujarat Sultanate rulers. They are elaborately carved and inlaid with work of mother-of-pearland metal.
Dada Harir Stepwell :- Dada Harir Stepwell is a stepwell in Asarwa area of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. The stepwell was built in 1485 by Dhai Harir, a household lady of Mahmud Begada according the persian inscription in the stepwell. She was the superintendent of the royal harem. Dhai Harir built a mosque and a tomb in which she was buried. The well bears two inscriptions, one in Sanskrit on the south, and one in Arabic on the north wall, of the first gallery.
Hutheesing Temple :- Hutheesing Temple is the best known Jain temple in Ahmedabad in Gujarat, India. It was constructed in 1848. The construction of the temple was initiated originally planned by Shet Hathisinh Kesarisinh, a wealthy Ahmedabad trader who died at 49. The construction was supervised and completed by his wife Shethani Harkunvar. The total cost was approximately Rs. 8 lakh., then a major sum. The temple is dedicated to Dharmanatha, the fifteenth Jain Tirthankar. After sightseeing back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
July 07 Day: – 14 Ahemdabad Departure
Today Morning After Breakfast Check out from hotel and drive to Ahemdabad Airport for your onward journey.