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Written by Sruthi on June 24, 2020 Share on

10 day Rajasthan Itinerary for a memorable Vacation

The state of Rajasthan holds a very important place in the history of India. It is, therefore a must-visit during any pan India vacation. You will be able to enjoy the state’s many facets and its beautiful how the state strikes a perfect balance of history, music, culture, cuisine and many more to explore and experience. You should get ready to witness some majestic palaces, hear tales of chivalry, try your hand in some traditional handicrafts, savour traditional and exotic cuisines and indulge in evenings filled with folk music and dance. We have listed below our highly sought-after Rajasthan Itinerary for you to take inspiration.

Day 1:

The first day of the tour brings you to the Pink City of Rajasthan, Jaipur. The city got the name owing to the unique pink coloured buildings that you will find throughout the town. Jaipur has hotels to offer in various range. Some of the heritage properties in Jaipur are Rambagh Palace, Royal Heritage Haveli and Umaid Bhawan. You can check into the hotel at leisure and then proceed to visit the famous City Palace.

Jaipur Sightseeing
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The City Palace is a symbol of elegance and Royalty. You can spend the time exploring this sheer grandeur and learn the rich history behind the architectural marvel. Spend the evening at leisure. Also, explore the options to indulge in some nice spa treatment or witness the evening activities offered by the resort. This is a must-add in your Rajasthan itinerary

Day 2:

Cometh the second day. You are all geared up to kick start your sightseeing day. Today you can visit the Amer Fort post Breakfast. The Amer Fort is an ideal symbol for the amalgamation of Hindu and Mughal architecture. Built around 1592 by Raja Man Singh, this is a true example of craftsmanship and spectacular architecture

Amber Palace
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Also known as the Amber Palace, this was historically the residence of the Rajput rulers. Sandstone and marble were used to construct the entire structure. The Amer Fort is one of the most visited places in Jaipur and was rightly declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 2013.

Day 3:

Today you can proceed to Pushkar. This city is very popular for the 14th century Brahma temple, Pushkar is one of the most visited places in Rajasthan, especially as a pilgrimage destination. Pushkar is one of the oldest cities in India. Pushkar is popularly known as tirtha-raj, which translates to “ King of Pilgrim Sites.” Fondly called the “ Rose Garden of Rajasthan”, this town is known for its festivities and fairs.

Sunset at Pushkar
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Day 4:

Next in line for you is the city of Udaipur. Filled with splendid forts and palaces, Udaipur is also known as the Blue City. You can splurge at one of the palace hotels in Udaipur. Feel like Royalty as you get pampered. Some of the best luxury hotels in Udaipur are The Oberoi Udaivilas, The Leela Palace and the Taj Lake Palace. Udaipur is locally known as the “ City of Lakes.” The many lakes and the beautiful Aravallis ranges have given Udaipur the name – Venice of the East. Udaipur was the first capital of the Mewar Kingdom.

Udaipur Sightseeing
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Day 5:

On this beautiful day, you can fill the day sightseeing places in and around Udaipur. The city has so many things to do that you will not find the day boring. Few suggestions for places to visit is the City Palace, Saheliyon ki Bari and Lake Pichola.

City Palace is considered as the largest royal complex in Rajasthan and this is built on the shores of Lake Pichola. The structure is a beautiful combination of rich heritage and architectural marvel and surely worth visiting.

Saheliyon ki Bari is one of the major gardens in the city of Udaipur. This is a very nice place to spend the evening with family and friends. Filled with fountains, kiosks, marble elephants and even a lotus pool, Saheliyon ki Bari is the ideal place to relax and have quality time with your loved ones.

Lake Pichola is an artificial freshwater lake. You can choose to take a sunset boat ride or a vintage walking tour around the lake. You will be amazed to see the many historical monuments built around the lake. Oh! And don’t forget to try your hand in some market shopping here.

Lake Pichola
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Day 6:

If you have the full day in your hand, you can proceed to visit Mount Abu. Very famous for its pleasant and cold climate, Mount Abu is a very popular hill station in the state of Rajasthan. Interestingly, Mount Abu is the main centre of the Brahma Kumari Foundation. Quite obviously, Mount Abu is never missed in any Rajasthan itinerary.

Mount Abu of Rajasthan
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Day 7:

You can proceed to Jodhpur today. There is a great deal of value for money hotels in Jodhpur. Some of them are Bal Samand Garden Retreat, WelcomHeritage Bal Samand Lake Palace and Ajit Bhawan. Relax in the afternoon after your check-in. Late evening you can spend some time exploring the places at the famous Ranakpur Jain Temples.

Jodhpur evenings
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Day 8:

On the 8th day of your Rajasthan vacation, you can visit Jaisalmer post a hearty breakfast at your hotel. A must-see on your list should be Jaswant Thada, a magnificent 19th-century cenotaph build in the memory of Late Maharaja Jaswant Singh. The marvellous structure was constructed by Maharaja Sardar Singh

Jaisalmer Architecture
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Day 9:

You can use this day to visit the major sightseeing in Jaisalmer. Some of them are Patwon ki Haveli, Sunset Point and Gadisar Lake. You can also try your hand and experience some activities like the camel safari and desert camps in the desert. Sam sand dune is one of the most famous dune sites in India and here you will find sand dunes as high at 60 meters as well.

Rajasthan Desert
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Day 10:

On the last day of your vacation in Rajasthan, you can end the trip by heading to Bikaner. You will be amazed by the marvellous architecture and calm demeanour of this heritage place

Bikaner Buildings
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We hope we were able to give you a rough sketch of the itinerary to Rajasthan. Still, confused? Reach out to us at Pickyourtrail for more insights on crafting a personalized vacation.

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