Tag Archives: Rajasthan

Mini-tours of India 9

To Jaipur. The capital and largest city of Rasjasthan, also known as the Pink City: … and finally, we follow a monkey on a moped back to New Delhi, the airport, and home.

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Mini-tours of India 8

We arrive in Jodhpur, the Blue City, and the second largest in Rajasthan:

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Mini-tours of India 7

On the way to Jodhpur, we visit the Ranakpur Jain Temple, and the village of Kherwa, staying at the old Palace Hotel:  

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Mini-tours of India 6

From Bijaipur we move on to the UNESCO World Heritage listed Chittor Fort, or Chittorgah, then the city of Udaipur, known as the City of Lakes, or the Venice of the East:

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Mini-tours of India 5

Today’s tour takes us from Bundi to Bijapur (staying at the Castle Bijaipur), via the temple of Menal:

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Mini-tours of India 4

Bundi is a town in the Hadoti region of Rajasthan state. It is of particular architectural note for its ornate forts, palaces, and stepwell reservoirs known as baoris:

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Mini-tours of India 3

Ranthambhore National Park is home to 73 Bengal tigers, and is a popular place in India to see these animals in their natural jungle habitat, but on our visit they all stayed well away from our route. Fortunately there is … Continue reading

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