Pilgrimage Rajasthan – 14D/13N

Tour Highlights:

Delhi-Alwar-Jaipur-Sawai Madhopur-Udaipur-Banswara-Ranakpur-Mount Abu-Jodhpur

Alwar: Tijara Atishaya Kshetra, Tijara Fort.
Jaipur: Amer fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Chulgiri Jain Temple, Shri Digamber Jain temple.
Sawai Madhopur: Mahavirji Jain Temple, The Shri Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra Chamatkarji, Shri Mahaveerji Atishaya Kshetra.
Udaipur: Rikhabdev Jain temple, Fateh Prakash Palace, Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, City palace museum.
Banswara: Arthuna temples, Nilkanth Mahadev Temples, Andeshwar Jain Temple, Digamabara Jain Parshwanatha.
Ranakpur: Ranakpur Jain Temple.
Mount Abu: Dilwara Jain Temple.
Jodhpur: Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada Memorial, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Osian temples, Nakoda Parsvanath temple.

Day 1 – Arrive Delhi-Alwar [Tijara]-Jaipur-Sawai Madhopur

Welcome to “Rajasthan Jain Pilgrimage Tour”. Arrival at Delhi. Drive straight to Alwar. Reach Alwar. The principal deity of Tijara Atishaya Kshetra is Bhagwan Chandra Prabhu (The 8th Teerthankar). The idol of Bhagwan Chandra Prabhu is very beautiful and attractive in Padmasana Posture made of white stone which was discovered on August 16, 1956 after digging. Another temple of Tijara City is an ancient beautiful temple with attractive pinnacles. This was constructed in V.S. 1895. The principal deity of this temple is Bhagwan Parshvanath (23rd Teerthankar). The idol of Bhagwan Neminath (22nd Teerthankar) is said to be miraculous; this was installed in V.S. 1135. Other idols of this temple were installed in V.S. 1548. After Darshan Proceed to Jaipur for Overnight Stay. (B)

Day 2 – Jaipur

Morning visit Tijara Fort & then drive to the Beautiful Pink City- Jaipur. Reach & check- In at your hotel. Fresh up & then visit Amer fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace. Overnight Stay. (B)

Day 3 – Jaipur [Choolgiri Jain Temple, Jain temple Sanganer]

Early morning visit Chulgiri Jain Temple & Shri Digamber Jain temple of Sanganer.
The ancient Shri Digamber Jain temple of Sanganer has fine carvings that are comparable to the Dilwara temples of Mount Abu that are built in many phases. Shri Digamber Jain temple Sanghiji is a jewel of town. This is an old temple, represents the ancient style of architecture completed in many phases, last phase of this spectacular temple was completed in 10th century A.D. according to inscription of V.S. 1011 in one of the pylons (Toranas). In this temple the Principal Deity the Lord Adinath (Rishabh Dev), the first tirthankar are supposed to be 4000 years old. Overnight Stay. (B)

Day 4 – Jaipur- Sawai Madhopur [Shri Mahavirji Jain Temple, Atishaya Kshetra Chamatkarji]

Early morning drive to Sawai Madhopur. Visit Mahavirji Jain Temple & The Shri Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra Chamatkarji. Shri Mahaveerji Atishaya Kshetra is famous all over the world for Bhagwan Mahaveer’s miraculous idol discovered from the earth 400 years ago. This Kshetra is situated at Chandangaon near river Gambheer in district Karauli of Rajasthan, the biggest state of India. This temple is surrounded by Dharmashalas (Guesthouses). The premises of Dharmashalas surrounding the temple are called Katla. In the center of Katla, main temple is situated. The entrance gate of Katla is very attractive and magnificent. Atishaya Kshetra Chamatkarji is situated in the historic city – Sawai Madhopur of Rajasthan, which is surrounded by beautiful hills of Arawali Mountain Range. At Chamatkarji Atishaya Kshetra, a 6 inches high miraculous idol of Bhagwan Adinath in Padmasana posture is installed in a beautiful altar. Due to the miracles of this small idol, the name of this Kshetra was kept Chamatkarji (Chamatkar – miracles). Overnight Stay. (B)

Day 5 – Sawai Madhopur – Udaipur

Proceed to Udaipur. Evening for leisure. Overnight Stay. (B)

Day 6 – Udaipur [Rishabhdev Jain Temple]

Proceed to visit Rikhabdev Jain temple. Rishabhadeoji is situated 65 km from Udaipur and is on Udaipur-Ahmedabad Road. The name of the town is Dhulev, however it is better known as Rishabhadeo. It is a well known pilgrim site. The main attraction is the temple of Rishabhadeoji , the first Jain tirthankara. Local Bhils also worship the deity. Lord Rishabhadeo is also Kesariaji because a large offering of saffron (Keshar, a common ingredient in Jain rituals) is made to the deity. Later visit Fateh Prakash Palace, Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, City palace museum. Overnight Stay. (B)

Day 7 – Udaipur-Banswara [140 kms]

This morning drive to Banswara. Reach & check in at your hotel. Fresh up & then visit Arthuna temples. Arthuna as well as its surrounding areas have clusters of ruined Hindu and Jain temples belonging to the 11th, 12th and the 15th centuries. Among the dilapidated ruins is a beautifully carved conjugated statue of Shiva, Parvati and Ganesh. Lankiya village around Arthuna has Shaivite temples called Nilkanth Mahadev Temples. This old Digamber Jain Nasiyaji Atishaya Kshetra exist on a beautiful Hill which is located 1 km ahead in south of ‘Amaravati’ (now named as Arthuna). Overnight Stay. (B)

Day 8 – Banswara-Arthuna Stone Temples

Morning visit Andeshwar Jain Temple of Banswara. This place is situated on a hillock in Kushalgarh tehsil of Banswara district. This is very famous Jain temple housing rare Shilalekhs of the 10th century. We can find two Digamabara Jain Parshwanatha temples at this place. The main temple was built by Digamabar Jain Panchayat of Kushalgarh. The main idol of Bhagawan Parshwanatha is being protected by seven hoods. After sightseeing drive back to Udaipur. (B)

Day 9 – Udaipur-Ranakpur-Mount Abu


Today drive to Ranakpur to visit Ranakpur Jain Temples. The renowned Jain temple at Ranakpur is dedicated to Adinatha. The temple is designed as Chaumukha-with four faces. The construction of the temple and quadrupled image symbolize the Tirthankara’s conquest of the four cardinal directions and hence the cosmos. Proceed to Mount Abu. Overnight Stay. (B)

Day 10 – Mount Abu- [Dilwara Jain Temples]

Visit Dilwara Jain Temple. Overnight Stay. (B)

Day 11 – Mount Abu-Jodhpur

Morning after breakfast drive to Jodhpur. Proceed to visit the Mehrangarh Fort, rising up a hilly scarp, built on the advice of a hermit, overlooking the city in the image of a long sentinel. Inside the Fort are a number of palaces added by successive rulers. In this palace you would see different miniature paintings & cradle room. After this you would visit Jaswant Thada Memoria. Visit the museum of Umaid Bhawan Palace. Overnight Stay. (B)

Day 12 – Jodhpur-Osian temples-Jodhpur

Full day excursion to Osian temples. Osian is famous as home to the cluster of ruined Brahmanical and Jain temples dating from the 8th to 11th centuries. Of the 18 shrines in the group, the Surya or Sun Temple and the later Kali temple, Sachiya Mata Temple and the main Jain temple dedicated to Lord Mahavira stands out in their grace and architecture. After Darshan comeback to Jodhpur for overnight Stay. (B)

Day 13 – Jodhpur- Nakoda

Full day excursion to Nakoda ji. Nakodaji is one of the famous Jain temple of India. The main idol is that of Shri Nakoda Parsvanath. This statue was brought here from the village Nakoda which is near Sinduri., hence the place is called Nakoda Parsvanath temple. But this alone is not the attraction of the temple. The idol of Shri Nakoda Bheruji was installed by Acharya Shri Vijay Himachal Suri who also established idols of other Teerthankars in this temple. After Darshan comeback to Jodhpur for Overnight Stay. (B)

Day 14 – Jodhpur airport/railway station departure

Proceed from Jodhpur. Tour Ends. (B)

Accommodation on twin sharing basis in above mentioned or similar hotels. Meals as specified.
Vehicle A/C Indigo from Jaipur to Jaipur for 09 days as per itinerary only.
All Hotel Taxes.

4.50% Govt. Taxes
Air Fare / Train Fare, Permit fees, All Entry fees, Camera fees, Portarage, Insurance, Tips & Gratuity, Any personal expenses, Mineral/soft/hard drinks, Extra usage of vehicle, Guide and anything which is not include in the inclusion. Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary / stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, and roadblocks and / or any factors beyond control.
Transportation is not on disposal basis. It is strictly as per the programme, any extra running will be charges extra.

CityNights
Jaipur2 Nights
Sawai Madhopur1 Night
Udaipur3 Nights
Banswara1 Night
Mount Abu2 Nights
Jodhpur4 Nights

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