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Royal Rajasthan Retreat: Udaipur, Mount Abu, Ahmedabad & Vadodara Tour

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Duration

7 Nights / 8 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Western India with our Royal Rajasthan Retreat: Udaipur, Mount Abu, Ahmedabad & Vadodara Tour. Begin in Udaipur, the enchanting “City of Lakes,” where the majestic City Palace and serene Lake Pichola await. Journey to Mount Abu, Rajasthan’s only hill station, to explore the exquisite Dilwara Temples and enjoy the tranquil surroundings of Nakki Lake. In Ahmedabad, delve into the city’s rich history at Sabarmati Ashram and marvel at the intricate Adalaj Stepwell. Discover the monumental Statue of Unity in Kevadia before concluding your adventure in Vadodara, where the opulent Laxmi Vilas Palace and vibrant markets offer a glimpse into Gujarat’s royal heritage and cultural diversity. This tour promises an unforgettable blend of architectural splendor, natural beauty, and cultural experiences across these iconic destinations.

Highlights

  • This is a private tour/activity only for your group.
  • Enhanced cleaning/ traveler safety.
  • In-depth cultural experience.
  • Flexible sightseeing & stopover.
  • Most travelers can participate.

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 %
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 %
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 %
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 %
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 %
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 %
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 %

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Udaipur

Upon arrival in Udaipur, check-in and relax at your hotel after your journey. Udaipur, known as the "City of Lakes," welcomes you with its serene ambiance and majestic palaces. Evening: Enjoy an optional boat ride on Lake Pichola to Jag Mandir and Lake Palace. As you glide over the shimmering waters, marvel at the palatial architecture reflected in the lake, offering a magical introduction to Udaipur. Overnight stay in Udaipur.

Day 2: Udaipur

After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, begin your day with a visit to City Palace. This sprawling complex stands as a testament to the grandeur of Rajput architecture, featuring ornate courtyards, balconies, and palaces. Explore its museums to discover royal artifacts, intricate paintings, and historical exhibits. Continue to Jagdish Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and renowned for its finely carved pillars and elaborate architecture dating back to 1651. Absorb the spiritual atmosphere as you admire the temple's craftsmanship. Opt for a serene boat ride on Lake Pichola, offering panoramic views of Udaipur's skyline and iconic landmarks such as the Jag Mandir island palace and the ethereal Lake Palace. Visit Saheliyon ki Bari, the "Garden of Maidens," known for its lush green lawns, marble pavilions, and intricately designed fountains. Built for the royal ladies, this garden exudes tranquility and charm. Explore the vibrant markets of Udaipur for a shopping experience. Visit local bazaars such as Hathi Pol and Bada Bazaar to browse through traditional Rajasthani handicrafts, textiles, jewelry, and souvenirs. Explore the Vintage Car Museum, housing a remarkable collection of classic cars belonging to the Maharanas of Udaipur. Admire the craftsmanship and elegance of these vintage automobiles. Evening: Attend a captivating folk dance show at Bagore ki Haveli Museum, where skilled performers showcase traditional Rajasthani dance forms such as Ghoomar and Kalbelia. Delight in the vibrant costumes, rhythmic music, and lively atmosphere that bring Rajasthan's cultural richness to life. Overnight stay in Udaipur.

Day 3: Udaipur - Mount Abu (165kms)

After breakfast, check out from the hotel and embark on a scenic drive to Mount Abu, Rajasthan's hill station nestled in the Aravalli Range. Visit the Dilwara Temples, renowned for their stunning marble architecture and intricate carvings. These Jain temples, built between the 11th and 13th centuries, are a masterpiece of craftsmanship and spiritual devotion. Spend the evening relaxing by Nakki Lake, surrounded by hills and offering boating opportunities. Enjoy the serene ambiance and scenic views as you unwind. Dinner and overnight stay in Mount Abu.

Day 4: Mount Abu - Ahmedabad (280kms)

After breakfast, depart for Ahmedabad, Gujarat's cultural and historical capital. Begin your Ahmedabad exploration with a visit to Sabarmati Ashram, Mahatma Gandhi's former residence and center of the Indian freedom struggle. Explore the ashram's museum, which displays Gandhi's personal belongings, letters, and photographs, providing insights into his life and principles of non-violence. Visit Adalaj Stepwell, an architectural marvel with intricate carvings and symmetrical patterns. Built in the 15th century, this stepwell served as a resting place and community center during hot summers, reflecting Gujarat's architectural heritage. Overnight stay in Ahmedabad.

Day 5: Ahmedabad

After breakfast, visit Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, famous for its delicately carved stone lattice work (jalis) on the windows. Admire the intricate craftsmanship that has become an iconic symbol of Ahmedabad's architectural legacy. Explore Jama Masjid, an exquisite mosque built in 1424 AD with yellow sandstone and intricate carvings. Experience the spiritual ambiance and historical significance of this architectural gem. Optionally, visit Sarkhej Roza, a complex of tombs and pavilions showcasing Indo-Saracenic architecture and Persian influences. Wander through its serene surroundings and marvel at the architectural intricacies. Lunch at a local restaurant, indulging in traditional Gujarati flavors. Visit Calico Museum of Textiles, renowned for its extensive collection of Indian textiles and artifacts. Explore the rich history and craftsmanship of Indian textiles through exhibits of intricate weaves, embroideries, and fabrics. Evening: Explore the vibrant Law Garden Night Market, known for its handicrafts, jewelry, and delectable street food. Stroll through the bustling market, soaking in the lively atmosphere and shopping for souvenirs. Overnight stay in Ahmedabad.

Day 6: Ahmedabad - Kevadia (200kms)

After breakfast, journey to Kevadia, home to the iconic Statue of Unity. Visit the Statue of Unity, the world's tallest statue, dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Marvel at the colossal monument and ascend to the observation deck for panoramic views of the Narmada River and surrounding landscapes. Explore Sardar Sarovar Dam, one of India's largest dams on the Narmada River, offering picturesque vistas and insights into the country's hydroelectric projects. Optionally, visit the Valley of Flowers, a botanical garden near the Statue of Unity showcasing indigenous flora and fauna in a natural setting. Dinner and overnight stay in Kevadia.

Day 7: Kevadia - Vadodara (155kms)

After breakfast, drive to Vadodara, a city steeped in royal heritage and cultural splendor. Explore Laxmi Vilas Palace, an architectural masterpiece of Indo-Saracenic Revival style built by Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III. Wander through its opulent interiors adorned with Belgian stained glass windows, Venetian mosaic floors, and an extensive collection of European and Indian art. Visit Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum, housed within Laxmi Vilas Palace, showcasing an impressive array of paintings by Raja Ravi Varma and other eminent artists, along with royal artifacts and sculptures. Enjoy a leisurely evening stroll through Sayaji Baug, Vadodara's expansive public garden featuring lush greenery, a zoo, and a picturesque floral clock. Overnight stay in Vadodara.

Day 8: Vadodara - Departure

After breakfast at the hotel, depending on your departure schedule, you may have some free time for last-minute shopping or exploration. Transfer to the airport or railway station for your onward journey, concluding your memorable tour of Udaipur, Mount Abu, Ahmedabad, Kevadia, and Vadodara.

Included/Excluded

  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 7 Night's accommodation in 4-star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plane.
  • Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Any flight tickets.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

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