Udaipur and Mount Abu Duo - 05 Days / 04 Nights
Udaipur, famously called the ‘Venice of the East’ and ‘The City of Lakes’. Udaipur, a city in Rajasthan is a stunning location and has a rich cultural background and a great history. The palaces reflect the architectural grandeur prevailed during the period of Rajputs and the scenic landscape is descriptive of how nature could be generous where it chooses to be.The most visited places in Udaipur are Bagore ki Haveli, the City Palace,Kumbhalgarh Fort,Lake Pichhola and Sajjan Garh (Monsoon Palace).
Being the only hill station in Rajasthan, Mount Abu is located the Sirohi district amidst the Aravalli Range.Mount Abu is surrounded by lakes, rivers, forests and waterfalls and often referred to as ‘an Oasis in the Desert’. Achalgarh Fort, Dilwara Jain Temple, Nakki Lake, Sunset Point, Guru Shikhar, Adhar Devi, Trevor’s Crocodile Park, Gaumukh and Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary are the tourist attraction here.
Day 1: Udaipur
Arrive Udaipur Airport/Railway Station and check-in at hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Udaipur
In the morning enjoy a sightseeing tour of Udaipur. The city is built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Uday Singh and has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. Visit the City Palace museum, the Jagdish Temple, Sahelion Ki Bari (Queen’s resort for their friends), BhartiyaLok Kala Mandir (folk art museum) and the Pratap Memorial. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Stay overnight in Udaipur.
Day 3: Udaipur – Mount Abu (4 hrs)
Drive to Mount Abu, the only hill station of Rajasthan, situated at an altitude of 1200 mt. Day at leisure. Stay overnight in Mount Abu.
Day 4: Mount Abu
In the morning, visit the world famous Dilwara Jain Temple, Nakki Lake and Brahmin Kumari Ashram. Dilwara Temple are a group of remarkable Jain temples. Among the finest examples of these are two temples in which the art of carving marble has reached unsurpassed heights. The older of the temples is the ‘VimalVasahi’, built in 1031 and dedicated to the first tirthankar, Adinath. In the front of the temple stands the ‘House of Elephants’, with figures of elephants marching in procession to the temple entrance. The later built ‘Tejpal Temple’ is dedicated to Neminath, the 22nd tirthankar, and was built in 1230 by the brothers Tejpal and Vastupal. The carving is so fine that, in places, the marble becomes almost transparent. Nakki Lake is virtually located in the heart of Mount Abu and is a big attraction with tourists. The lake takes its name from the legend that it was scooped out by a god, using only his nails, or nakh. While takeing a stroll along the lake, look for the strange rock formations. On the lake there is a dilapidated concrete boat-shaped snack bar. Stay overnight in Mount Abu.
Day 5: Mount Abu -Udaipur (4hrs)
After breakfast at hotel drive to Udaipur and later transfer to airport /railway station for your journey return home.
- 4 nights stay accommodation in standard category of room in 3* hotel.
- Daily buffet/fixed menu breakfast at all places
- A/c Vehicle for sightseeing as per the itinerary .
- 4.50% Government Service Tax
- Air Fare/ Train Fare
- Pick up and drop from Ahmedabad will be on a chargeable basis.
- Any meals other than those specified in Cost Includes
- Expenses of personal nature such as Tips, Telephone calls, Laundry, Liquor etc
- Guide and Entrance fees during sightseeing.
Valid till Jan 2016