Rajasthan With Varanasi

Delhi-Varanasi- Agra- Jaipur- Jodhpur- Jaisalmer- Jodhpur- Delhi

Duration: 11 nights/ 12 days

Tour Code: RT/ RAWVA


Day 1: Arrival at Delhi, pick up at the airport, transfer to hotel for ovenight stay.

Day 2: Full day sightseeing at Delhi.

A.M visit Old Delhi covering Red Fort,Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat & Chandni Chowk. Take a Cycle rikshaw ride through the narrow gullies of Chandni Chowk to get a feel of the old city.

P.M visit “New Delhi” covering India Gate, Presidential House, Secratariat, Parliament House and many other buildings in that area.

Drive on to see the tallest tower in Delhi, known as Qutub Minar, and then Lotus Temple. Overnight at a hotel in Delhi.

Day 3: Arrival at Varanasi and sightseeing

Pick up at Varanasi airport and check in at the hotel.

Take a boat ride on Dashwamedh Ghat to witness the overwhelming sights that give a glimpse of Hindu tradition. The rest of the day at leisure and visit some famous temples in the city.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 4: Varanasi to Agra

Visit Sarnath - 5 miles out of Varanasi - one of the holiest Buddhist sites in the world, where Buddha preached his first Sermon in 590 B.C.

Full day to see around varanasi.

Later get dropped off at the Railway Station for overnight train to Agra.

Train to Agra leaves Varanasi at 10.00 P.M or 2200 hrs, and reaches Agra at 07.00 A.M

Overnight in Train.

Day 5: Arrival at Agra, pick up from the station and check in at hotel. Morning easy after train journey.

Afternoon visit Taj Mahal, the famous monument built by a king for his beloved queen.

Taj Mahal is a sheer poetry in white marble and its majesty and magnificence are unrivalled. Take a Tonga ride at Agra, Tonga is a horse drawn carriage which was a polular mode of transport in the olden times.

Evening at leisure. Overnight in Agra

Day 6: Agra to Jaipur

Morning visit the Agra Fort. The great Mughal Emperor Akbar commissioned the construction of the Agra fort in 1565 A.D although additions were made till the time of his grandson Shahjahan.

After lunch depart for Jaipur and Visit Fatehpur Sikri en route. Visit the abandoned city of King Akbar and hear some enchanting stories about the site from our guide.

Fatehpur Sikri to Jaipur is a 3 hrs drive. Arrive at Jaipur & check in at hotel.

Spend the evening at Chokhi Dhani, an authentic village complex on the outskirts of Jaipur.

Overnight at Jaipur

Day 7: Full day sightseeing at Jaipur of Amber Fort & Palace, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar.

Visit The City palace in the heart of the old city which is the former royal residence that houses a museum with a superb collection of Rajasthani costumes and an armoury of the Mughals and the Rajputs.

Near the Palace is Jantar Mantar, a stone observatory,Also visit the landmark of the “Pink City” the Hawa Mahal or the palace of winds.

Evening at leisure or free for shopping and other activities. Overnight at Jaipur

Day 8: Jaipur to Jodhpur

In the morning visit Lakshmi Narayan Temple built in Marble on Moti Doongri hilltop.

Also visit Albert Hall Museum containing a rare collection of decorative art objects, paintings, sculptures and the well known Persian Golden Carpet.

Evening board a train from Jaipur to Jodhpur, the train leaves Jaipur at 5.00 P.M to reach Jodhpur at 10.20 P.M Arrive at Jodhpur where our representative will help you to check in at the hotel. Overnight stay.

Day 9: Full day sightseeing at Jodhpur.

Visit Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada. Evening at leisure.

The Mehrangarh fort is the most famous andlargestrt in India and is a great landmark of the city of Jodhpur, set on a 125 m high hill which can be accessed by a winding road uphill. Mehrangarh means 'Majestic Fort'.

Jaswant Thada

Red sandstone stairs lea up to the chessboard checked courtyard of the neat white marble cenotaph dedicated toMaharaja Jaswant, this memorial was built in 1899. Inside, the reverent ambience is framed with several portraits of Jodhpur royalty.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 10: Early morning, Jodhpur- Jaisalmer by road (4-5 hrs).

Check in at hotel and rest of the day free to explore Jaisalmer on your own.

Evening visit Sam Dunes, with camel ride, folk dance & music program and dinner.

The Desert (Sam Dunes)

Ride by the dunes on camel-back to get a feel of the pace and space of desert life. The golden sand dunes beckon the tourist, creating an illusion of being smooth and firm. The Sam sand dunes offer a fascinating sight. The winds carve brilliant patterns in the golden sands. The Camel rides are a unique experience.

Back to the hotel and overnight stay.

Day 11: Full day in Jaisalmer.

This morning visit the Palaces, Jain Temples and magnificent havelis, richly decorated and carved from golden yellow sandstone. Patwon- ki- haveli (house of the brocade merchants) is the largest and most elaborate havelis of Jaisalmer. Evening at leisure. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12: Morning drive back to Jodhpur to catch an evening flight for Delhi.

Pick up from domestic airport and drop at International airport for flight back home.

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