Pilgrimages Tourism in Rajasthan

The state of Rajasthan encompasses almost all the religions of the world. People of different religious inclinations live peacefully and in harmony with one another. This religious tolerance is also demonstrated by the existence of pilgrimages in Rajasthan for the people of each and every faith. Some of the India's most famous holy places are in Rajasthan. Hoards of pilgrims visit Rajasthan pilgrimage destinations every year. The religious shrines of Rajasthan are also a treat for the eyes. They are fine examples of the architectural brilliance of the state of Rajasthan.

There are numerous Hindu temples, Jain temples and Muslim dargahs that can be included in Rajasthan pilgrimage tour. The trip to Rajasthan is incomplete without a visit to at least some of these holy places. However, covering all the religious shrines of Rajasthan in one trip is a task next to impossible. We are providing a list of some of the well-known pilgrimages places in Rajasthan:

Major pilgrimages destinations of Rajasthan

Ajmer Sharif
The mausoleum of a Sufi saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti is a shrine with a formidable following and not only among Muslims, people of all faiths congregate here to pay obeisance to the saint. The annual urs festival is the most popular time to visit here as this is the time when consecrated food is cooked in huge cauldrons served to the devotees.

Dilwara Jain Temples
Located in an ancient Mango grove in the only hill resort in Rajasthan, the Dilwara temples house the shrines of the Jain tirthankaras or teachers. In these profusely carved temples the sculptor's art is as much a dedication to the gods as a repository of the stone - carver's skill, enshrined here forever.

Ranakpur Jain Temple
The Jains were the rich traders and an important and influential community in the Rajput kingdoms, therefore its not unusual to see magnificent Jain temples such as those at Ranakpur in Rajasthan.

Karni Mata Temple - Bikaner
In the rustic town of Deshnoke, a temple dedicated to a goddess and to rats has been attracting devotees for over 600 years, it truly is a living breathing monument of an era that continues to live on in a very unique land.

Eklingji Temple - Udaipur
According to legend, the Eklingi temple was built after the king was visited by lord Shiva in a dream. Dedicated to this deity this mammoth temple complex consists of 108 temples, coinciding with the number of beads in the sacred rudraksh necklace, which is worn by priests, saints and devotees to balance their energies.

The Only Brahma Temple
In this land steeped in spirituality, lies the only abode of Brahma and the sole temple anywhere in the world that harbours and propitiates the deity.

Jaisalmer Jain Temples
Jaisalmer lies in the interiors of the Thar desert, in a remote corner of Rajasthan. This desert jewel has a rich historical legacy and an unchanged medieval aura. In ancient times Jaisalmer was on the land route linking India to the Middle East, Africa and parts of Europe.

Rajasthan Pilgrimage Tour Package

Day 01 / DELHI
On reaching Indira Gandhi International Airport, our representatives will escort you to our booked hotel. After some time refreshment, get ready for some nearby sightseeing which include Qutub Minar, Lotus Templa and Akshardham temple, located in South Delhi in close proximity to each other. Return to hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 02/ Delhi-Jaipur
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur Next morning after a mouth-watering breakfast , get ready to explore Jaipur, the 'Pink city of India'. Our road journey from Delhi to Jaipur will take nearly 6 hours of drive. Check-into hotel and take some rest. Visit the City Palace, Hawa Mahal and Jantar Mantar. Back to hotel in the evening and night stay.

Day 03/ Jaipur-Chittorgarh
After a pleasant sleep, gear up for Chittorgarh. Approximately 315 kms ( miles) of distance from Jaipur to Chittorgarh will require almost 5 hrs. During your journey, you will come across some fantastic views of bucolic beauties. After check -in at hotel, take some rest for next day's sight seeing tour.

Day 04/ Chittorgarh
Chittorgarh, a land famed for its tales of romanticism, valor and mass sacrifices has some beautiful monuments to look. Visit Chittorgarh Fort, Palace of Rani Padmani, Maha Satti, Rana Kumbha's Palace, and Vijay Stambh etc to witness the imprints of chivalry and sacrifices of Rajputana men and women. Move back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 05/Chittorgarh - Udaipur
Pack your luggage for our next destination, Udaipur ' the city of lakes'. Udaipur is just 112 km( miles) from Chittorgarh. Refresh yourself at hotel and get ready for a fantastic boating experience on Lake Pichola during evening.

Day 06/ Udaipur
Next morning after a sumptuous breakfast, get ready for a sight seeing tour of Udaipur. This famous Rajasthani city has some beautiful monuments of architectural brilliance such as City Palace, Lake Palace, Jag Mandir, Jagdish Temple. A visit to these places will surely enthralled you.

Day 07/ Udaipur - Ranakpur
Next destination of our Pilgrimage Tour To Rajasthan, is Ranakpur. It is located just 60 km( )north of Udaipur. This beautiful small town of Rajasthan is bedecked with some ancient i.e 15th century Jain Temples. These marvelously carved temples are consider among one of the most important Jain pilgrimage destinations in India. After the sight seeing trip to these temples constructed on the mountain ranges of Pali district, return back to hotel for a good sleep.

Day 08/ Ranakpur - Pushkar
Jain Temple - Ranakpur After an early breakfast, get ready to visit Pushkar. This holy town of Rajasthan is dotted with some 400 temples. Thousands of Hindu pilgrims gather here during Kartik Purnima to bath in the sacred water of Pushkar lake and also to visit the temple of Lord Brahma. The only Brahma temple in the entire world. If you book your tour for November than you will have an opportunity to .witness the colorful fiesta of camel in Rajasthan. This camel fair is famed as the largest fair in India. After a hectic day, move back to hotel for some rest.

Day 09/ Pushkar - Ajmer
Next morning, we will start our trip for Ajmer, the last destination of our Pilgrimage Tour To Rajasthan. Ajmer, one of the most famous pilgrimage destination for Muslims in India, is just 11km away from Pushkar. This holy town has the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti, who blesses each and every devotee irrespective of sects or religion. Every year thousand of pilgrims hoard here during the annual Urs festival. After the visit of Ajmer sheriff, we will take you to Taragarh fort, another architectural masterpiece of Rajputana dynasty. In the evening return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 10/ Ajmer-Jaipur-Delhi
This is the last day of our tour. From Ajmer we will begin our return journey to Delhi enroute Jaipur.

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