Ranakpur : Beautiful sculptured Jain temples mark the glory of this renowned place. Marked as one of the five holy places for the Jain community, these were created in the 15 the century. During the reign of Rana Kumbha and are enclosed within a wall. The central Chaumukha [four faced temple] is dedicated to Adinathji the temple is an astounding creation with 29 halls and 1,444 pillars all distinctly carved and no two being alike is a amazing evidence of the genius sense of architecture that enhances the charm of the place. Every temple has this conceivable surface carved with equal delicacy. The ambience of Ranakpur is mainly highlighted by the location and the almost divine architecture, giving the same hue as its counter part - the great Dilwara Temple's. in Mt-Abu. Facing the main temple are the unique temples -Parasvanath - Neminath with exquisite figures carving similar to that Khujaraho sculptures. Another temple worth visiting is the nearby 'Sun Temple' dedicated to the 'Sun God' (Surya-the master of all the planets and the provider of light to the whole universe) adorned with polygonal wall, richly embellished with the carvings of warriors, horses and solar (Nakshatras, grahs') deities riding splendid 'chariots' the vehicle of the 'Sun God'- which accordingly to the Hindu Mythology is the God of prosperity and a shining destiny in this world. Many throng this shrine for these blessings. Overall Ranakpur is known as ' The tranquil pilgrimage town'. For the buffs a ride to the outskirts like ' Sadari' - 'Desuri'- 'Ghanerao'- 'Narhai', serves the purpose of their satisfaction
Meet your driver in the lobby of your central Jodhpur hotel at 9am. Begin the 2-hour drive to Ranakpur, where you will meet your professional English-speaking guide. From there, you may start the tour of the famed Temple with your party. The temple is famous for its stunning architecture as well as advanced carvings. It rests on 1,444 pillars with 2 large bells to explore, as well as 3 small temples that reside in the complex.
At approximately 1:30pm, take the time to break for Lunch (OWN EXPENSES) . After you finish your meal around 2:30pm, reboard the vehicle and begin the drive to Udaipur. Arrive 2.5-hours later at 5:00pm and check-in to your Udaipur accommodations.
Timing : 09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Duration : 8 Hrs
Pick up Place : Hotel in Jodhpur City & Drop Place - Udaipur City Hotel