Kalyani Tours

The Dussehra Festival Itinerary

Duration: 04 Nights / 05 Days
Destinations Covered: Udaipur, Bijaipur, Chittorgarh, Kota & Bundi

Description

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. City Palace, overlooking Lake Pichola, is a monumental complex of 11 palaces, courtyards and gardens, famed for its intricate peacock mosaics.

Bijaipur
Bijaipur village stretching out from the foot of the Vindhyanchal hills is a small place which got its popularity due to its Castle. Surrounded by forests of Jacaranda the village has a typical rural set up with agricultural lands, buffalo carts, small huts and countrymen can be seen various groups. It has its own historical relevance from ancient as the village has been ruled by several dynasties in past. Bijaipur does not have much tourist sites but the isolated picturesque village has a charming atmosphere and is a great place for tourists to experience the rural India.

Chittorgarh
Chittorgarh is a city and a municipality 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. The district was bifurcated and a new district namely Pratap Garh was created with certain portion taken from Udaipur district in the newly created district of Pratap Garh.

Kota
Kota formerly known as Kotah, is a city located in the southeast of northern Indian state of Rajasthan. It is located Around 250 kilometres south of the state capital, Jaipur, situated on the banks of Chambal River.

Bundi
Bundi is a city with 104,457 inhabitants in the Hadoti region of Rajasthan state in northwest India. It is of particular architectural note for its ornate forts, palaces, and stepwell reservoirs known as baoris

Tour Itinerary

Dussehra commemorates the defeat of the 10-headed Ravana by Lord Ram, hero of the Indian epic Ramayana. An effigy of Ravana is stuffed with firecrackers and is then lit, creating a fascinating fireworks show. Dussehra also marks the beginning of the festive season with Diwali, the festival of lights, only 20 days away.

Day 1: Arrive at Udaipur. Spend the day sightseeing.

Day 2: Drive to Teekhi Magri village, arriving there for lunch. This, the seventh day of Navratri (Dussehra is preceded by the nine days of fasting known as Navratri), is celebration time for the Mina tribes who gather here to celebrate with acrobatics, sword play dancing and singing. You’ll also find Bhopa priests, experts in match-making and reading horoscopes, here.

Day 3: Drive to Bijaipur, visiting Chittorgarh en route. Stay overnight at the Castle Bijaipur Hotel.

Day 4: Drive to Kota, stopping at Menal and Bundi for sightseeing.

Day 5: Enjoy sightseeing in Kota, a town specially dressed up for Dussehra festivities. In the early evening, at the Dussehra grounds, you can see effigies of Ravana and his brothers being set aflame.

Tour Includes

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis
  • MEAL PLAN: CPAI (Breakfast )
  • All Tours, Transfers and Sightseeing’s as per itinerary
  • All Tours and Transfers in a private AC vehicle
  • Check-in time is 1200hrs and Check-out timing is 1000hrs
  • Early check-in and late check-out is subject to availability.

Tour Excludes

  • Any Airfare
  • Entrances to Monuments and Boat ride
  • Any Meals other than specified in inclusions
  • Personal expenses such as tips, portage, telephone calls, etc.
  • Surcharge will be applicable on particular events, fairs, & festivals
  • Travel Insurance
  • And Any other things not specified as included above
  • S.T. (Goods and Service Tax) extra
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