Rajasthan Tour With Agra And Varanasi - Popular India Vacations

Rajasthan Tour With Agra And Varanasi

Tour Duration

16 Nights - 17 Days

Tour Type

Private

Tour Plan

Delhi – Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Pushkar – Samode – Jaipur – Ranthambore – Agra – Varanasi – Delhi

Tour Highlights

  • Mandawa (01 Night)- Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli, Mandawa Fort
  • Bikaner (01 Night)- Junagarh Fort, Karni Mata Temple
  • Jaisalmer (02 Nights)- Jaisalmer Fort
  • Jodhpur (01 Night)- Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada, Mehrangarh Fort
  • Udaipur (02 Nights)- City Palace, Jagdish Temple
  • Pushkar (01 Night)- Brahma Temple, Pushkar Lake
  • Samode (01 Night) - Samode Palace
  • Jaipur (02 Nights)- Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar, Albert Hall Museum
  • Ranthambore (02 Nights)- Ranthambore National Park
  • Agra (01 Night)- Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri
  • Varanasi (01 Night)- Kashi Vishwanath Temple
  • Delhi (01 Night)- Red Fort, Jama Masjid

Suggested Itinerary

Day:1- Arrive Delhi

    • On arrival at Delhi airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free for independent activities.
    • Overnight stay at Delhi.

Day:2- Delhi - Jhunjhunu - Mandawa

    • Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will leave for Mandawa. On the way, you will visit Jhunjhunu to see Kanoria haveli, Sone Chandi ki haveli, and Rani Sati temple. After this drive again towards Mandawa and on arrival, check-in the hotel for short relax. Then visit Hanuman Prasad Goenka Haveli, built by the Rajput merchants in the 18th century and has paintings of the mythological characters, Lord Shiva on the well-regarded Nandi Bull and much more. Mandaw Fort, constructed in the 18th century and has painted arched gateway adorned with Lord Krishna and his cows
    • Overnight stay at Mandawa.

Day:3- Mandawa - Dundlod - Nawalgarh - Bikaner

    • Have breakfast at the hotel and drive towards Bikaner. On the way, visit Dundlod to see the fort, that combines Mughal & Rajput art and architecture. Also visit Nawalgarh that has big havelis with frescos which are a specialty of this Shekhawati region. After this drive again towards Bikaner and on arrival, check-in the hotel for short relax. Then visit Junagarh Fort, built during 1588 to 1593 by Raja Raj Singh. Karni Mata Temple, a 600 year old temple dedicated to Karni Mata (Goddess Durga) wherein rats are worshipped. Bhandeshwari Jain Temple, built in the 15th century to honor the 23rd Jain tirthankar, Parsvanathji by a Jain merchant, Bhanda Shah.
    • Overnight stay at Bikaner.

Day:4- Bikaner - Ramdevra - Kichan -Jaisalmer

    • Have breakfast at the hotel and then leave for Jaisalmer. En Route Ramdevra, prominent for the temple of Bhagvan Ramdevji Maharaj. Also visit Kichan, a small village well-known for migratory Demoiselle Cranes. After this visit drive towards Jaisalmer and check-in the hotel.
    • Overnight stay at Jaisalmer.

Day:5- Jaisalmer - Khuri Sand Dunes

    • Have breakfast at the hotel and depart for sightseeing in Jaisalmer. Visit Patwon-ki-Haveli, the first haveli of Jaisalmer built in the year 1805 by Guman Chand Patwa. Jaisalmer Fort, built in the year 1156 by a Bhati Rajput ruler Jaisal atop the Trikura hills. Gadsisar Lake, an artificial rainwater lake built during 14th century by Maharwal Gadsi.
    • Drive towards Khuri sand dunes to enjoy wonderful camel safari along with Rajasthani folk dance and songs. Overnight stay in a tent at Khuri.

Day:6- Jaisalmer - Osian - Jodhpur

    • Have breakfast at the hotel, then leave for Jodhpur. On the way visit Osian, oasis in the Thar desert. It also has some ruined Brahmanical and Jain temples of 8th - 11th century.
    • On completion of sightseeing, leave for Jodhpur and check-in the hotel for short relax. Later you will go for sightseeing to visit Umaid Bhawan Palace, one of the largest palaces in India with 347 rooms and was completed in 1944. Jaswant Thada- a beautifully designed cenotaph constructed to honor Maharaja Jaswant Singh in the year 1899. Mehrangarh Fort, built in 1459 by Rao Jodha and has wonderful collection of applied & fine arts.
    • Overnight stay at Jodhpur.

Day:7- Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Kumbhalgarh - Udaipur

    • Have breakfast at the hotel and leave for Udaipur by road. On the way visit Ranakpur Jain temple built in the 15th century AD by Rajput monarch, Rana Kumbha. Also visit Kumbhalgarh fort that stretches approximately 36 km of the whole Aravalli Mountain and has a domed palace. On completion of the sightseeing, leave for Udaipur and check-in the hotel.
    • Overnight stay at Udaipur.

Day:8- Udaipur

    • Have breakfast at the hotel and leave for sightseeing in Udaipur. Visit Jagdish temple, Indo-Aryan temple constructed by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651 A.D. which is dedicated to Lord Jagannath. City Palace, built concurrently by Maharana Uday Singh, in 1559 and his successor over 300 years. This palace is a fusion of the Mughal and Rajasthani architectural styles. Saheliyon-Ki-Bari, a royal garden constructed between 1710 - 1734 by Maharana Sangram Singh for the royal ladies and comprises of marble elephants, a lotus pool, kiosks and fountains. Fateh Sagar Lake, an artificial lake constructed in the year 189 by Maharana Fatah Singh.
    • Overnight stay at Udaipur.

Day:9- Udaipur - Chittorgarh - Pushkar

    • Have breakfast at the hotel and leave for Pushkar by road. En Route, visit Chittorgarh fort, one of the largest forts in India and also declared as world heritage site. It comprises of Rana Kumbha Palace, Vijay Stambha, Rani Padmini's Palace and many others.
    • On completion of sightseeing, drive again towards Pushkar and check-in the hotel for short relax. Later you will go for sightseeing in Pushkar to visit Brahma Temple- one and only temple wherein Hindu creator god Brahma is worshipped. Pushkar Lake- a sacred lake for Hindu community.
    • Overnight stay at Pushkar.

Day:10 - Pushkar - Samode

    • Have breakfast at the hotel and leave for Samode. On arrival, check-in the hotel for short relax. Later visit Samode Palace as well as enjoy camel safari. Later you will also explore the lifestyle of Samode village.
    • Overnight stay at Samode.

Day:11 - Samode - Jaipur

    • Have breakfast at the hotel and drive towards Jaipur. On arrival, check-in the hotel for short relax. Rest of the day is free for independent activities. You can go for shopping, as Jaipur is famous for handicrafts and traditional jewelry.
    • Overnight stay at Jaipur.

Day:12- Jaipur

    • Have breakfast at the hotel and depart for full day sightseeing in Jaipur. You will visit Amber Fort- located 11 kilometres away from Jaipur. Built by Raja Man Singh 1 in the year 1592. In this fort, enjoy a wonderful elephant ride. Jal Mahal - a palace located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake and built in red sandstone. A five storied building out of which four floors remain under water. Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds)- comprises of more than 593 balconies and screened windows and was built in the year 1799.
    • Overnight stay at Jaipur.

Day:13- Jaipur - Ranthambore

    • Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will leave for Ranthambore. On arrival, check-in the resort for short relax. later go for jungle safari in the Ranthambore wildlife sanctuary. Enjoy tiger sighting and also spot various exotic birds and wild animals
    • Overnight stay at Ranthambore.

Day:14- Ranthambore - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra

    • Early morning leave for jungle safari in the Ranthambore sanctuary to spot other wild animals like wild boar, deer, bear, and leopard. On completion of the safari, you will have breakfast the hotel and relax.
    • Drive towards Agra. On the way visit deserted Fatehpur Sikri - a town which was capital of the Mughal Empire in-between 1571 and 1585.
    • Overnight stay at Agra.

Day:15- Agra - Varanasi (overnight train)

    • Early morning visit Taj Mahal and enjoy the beauty of this beautiful monument. Return to the hotel for breakfast and short relax. Later visit Agra Fort - a huge complex built of red sandstone by Akbar in 1565 and partially converted into a palace during the time of Shah Jahan. I'timad-ud-Daulah (Baby Taj) - a beautiful mausoleum was commissioned by Nur Jahan, the wife of Jahangir, for her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg.
    • On completion of sightseeing, you will be dropped at Agra railway station to board your train to Varanasi. Overnight in train.

Day:16- Varanasi

    • On arrival at Varanasi railway station, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Have breakfast at the hotel and Later you will visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple, built by Rani Ahalyabai Holkar of Indore in the 18th century. Lord Shiva is the patron deity of this temple and the idol is a jyotirlinga, which is one of the 12 jyotirlingas in India. Then you will visit Dasaswamedh Ghat, one of the prominent Ghats that is situated on the banks of river Ganges. Also visit Ramnagar Fort, which was constructed by Maharaja Balwant Singh in the 18th century and comprises of a museum and temple inside the premises. In the evening you can go for Aarti on the banks of river Ganges.
    • Overnight stay at Varanasi.

Day:17- Varanasi - Delhi (by flight)

    • Have breakfast at the hotel and leave for Varanasi airport to board your flight to Delhi. On arrival, embark upon half day sightseeing in Delhi wherein you will visit Raj Ghat- memorial and burial site of Mahatma Gandhi. Parliament house- a circular structure designed by Herbert Baker and was opened in the year 1927. Rashtrapati Bhawan (President House) - the official residence of the President of India and comprises of 340 rooms blended in European and Mughal architectural styles. Lotus Temple- Lotus Temple - a lotus-shaped Bahai Temple made up of white marble that allows devotees of all religions to meditate and pray.
    • On completion of the sightseeing, you will be dropped at Delhi international airport to board your flight to home.
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