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Taj Mahal
Wildlife Safari
Amer Fort
Jal Mahal (Photo Courtesy: Jal Mahal Project)
Pushkar Lake (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2011)
City Palace
Fatehsagar Lake
Lake Palace with City Palace on Lake Pichola
Bishnoi Village
Mehrangarh Fort
Jaisalmer Fort
Camp at Sam Sand Dunes (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2011)
Camel at Sam Sand Dunes (Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 March 2011)
Camel Breeding Farm and Research Centre (Photo Courtesy: Flicka)
Lallgarh Palace Complex
Mandawa
Mandawa Town
Alai Minar
Humayun Tomb
Red Fort (Lal Quila)

Complete Rajasthan with Agra and Delhi is a typical Inbound traveler Itinerary covering all major destinations of Rajasthan along with Delhi and Agra.

Route

New Delhi(2) - Shekhavati (Mandawa)(1) - Bikaner(1) - Sam(1) - Jaisalmer(1) - Jodhpur(2) - Udaipur(2) - Pushkar(1) - Jaipur(2) - Ranthambhore(2) - Agra(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrival at Delhi. Half day sightseeing to Heritage Monuments around Old City.
  • Day-2 Delhi Sightseeing in and around South Delhi.
  • Day-3 Proceed to Mandawa (Shekhavati). Heritage walk in the evening.
  • Day-4 Nawalgarh Visit. Proceed to Bikaner.
  • Day-5 Bikaner - Jaisalmer Sam Dunes
  • Day-6 Jaisalmer Sightseeing.
  • Day-7 Travel to Jodhpur. Evening visit to Mandore Gardens, Balsamand Lake.
  • Day-8 Sightseeing in and around Jodhpur.
  • Day-9 Jodhpur - Udapur via Ranakpur. Evening Lake Pichola Boat ride and Cultural Show.
  • Day-10 Sightseeing in Udaipur
  • Day-11 Udaipur - Pushkar via Chittorgarh Fort. Visit Pushkar Lake and Ghat Areas
  • Day-12 Travel to Jaipur. Local sightseeing.
  • Day-13 Local Sightseeing in and around Jaipur.
  • Day-14 Jaipur - Ranthambhore. Evening Safari.
  • Day-15 Morning and Evening Safari at Ranthambhore
  • Day-16 Ranthambhore - Agra via Bharatpur
  • Day-17 Full Day Agra Sightseeing
  • Day-18 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Agra - Agra Fort (4.00 kms), Taj Mahal (5.00 kms), Mehtab Bagh (6.00 kms), Fatehpur Sikri (37.00 kms), Bird watching in Bharatpur (62.00 kms)

Bikaner - Junagadh Fort (1.50 kms), Lallgarh Palace Complex (3.00 kms), Karni Mata Temple Deshnoke (30.00 kms)

Jaipur - Jantar Mantar Observatory (5.00 kms), Hawa Mahal (5.00 kms), City Palace Jaipur (5.00 kms), Albert Hall Museum (5.00 kms), Amer Fort (12.00 kms), Anokhi Museum (12.00 kms)

Jaisalmer - Jaisalmer Fort (1.00 kms), Patwon Ki Haveli (2.00 kms), Gadisar Lake (2.50 kms), Sam Sand Dunes (40.00 kms)

Jodhpur - Mehrangarh Fort (9.00 kms), Jaswant Thada (10.00 kms), Mandore Gardens (12.00 kms), Bishnoi Village (20.00 kms), Osiyan Jain Temples (60.00 kms)

New Delhi - Connaught Place (3.00 kms), Jama Masjid Delhi (5.00 kms), Red Fort (Lal Quila) (5.00 kms), Humayuns Tomb (8.50 kms), Dilli Haat (9.50 kms), Bahai Temple - Lotus Temple (13.00 kms), Qutab Minar (18.00 kms)

Pushkar - Pushkar Lake (1.00 kms)

Ranthambhore - Wildlife and Birdwatching in Ranthambhore (1.00 kms)

Sam - Sam Sand Dunes (0.50 kms)

Shekhavati (Mandawa) - Podar Haveli (29.00 kms), Rani Sati Temple (40.00 kms)

Udaipur - Jagdish Temple (2.00 kms), Vintage Car Museum (3.00 kms), Bagore Ki Haveli (4.00 kms), City Palace (4.00 kms), Lake Pichola (4.00 kms), Sajjan Garh (9.00 kms), Ranakpur Jain Temple (80.00 kms), Chittaurgarh Fort (120.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - New Delhi Departure - New Delhi
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Itinerary can be tweaked to include Bundi, a popular town near Kota offering a quiet heritage experience.

Distances
  • New Delhi to Shekhavati (Mandawa) -257 kms (6 hrs)
  • Shekhavati (Mandawa) to Bikaner -190 kms (4 hrs)
  • Bikaner to Sam -376 kms (7 hrs)
  • Sam to Jaisalmer -45 kms (1 hrs)
  • Jaisalmer to Jodhpur -305 kms (6 hrs)
  • Jodhpur to Udaipur -260 kms (6 hrs)
  • Udaipur to Pushkar -317 kms (6 hrs)
  • Pushkar to Jaipur -142 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Jaipur to Ranthambhore -180 kms (4.5 hrs)
  • Ranthambhore to Agra -276 kms (7 hrs)
  • Agra to New Delhi -210 kms (4 hrs)
Route

New Delhi(2) - Shekhavati (Mandawa)(1) - Bikaner(1) - Sam(1) - Jaisalmer(1) - Jodhpur(2) - Udaipur(2) - Pushkar(1) - Jaipur(2) - Ranthambhore(2) - Agra(2) - New Delhi

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival at Delhi. Half day sightseeing to Heritage Monuments around Old City. Arrive early at New Delhi. New Delhi is capital of India, access point to North India and one of the major heritage destinations. Half-day sightseeing to renowned heritage monuments in Old City Area such as Red Fort and Jama Masjid.

Day-2 Delhi Sightseeing in and around South Delhi. Proceed to South Delhi. Visit Bahai Temple near Nehru Place (Lotus Temple), Qutab Minar, Humayun Tomb and visit Dilli Haat (Craft from all over India). In the late afternoon / evening guests can either explore Delhi further or spend time shopping in South Delhi (Hauz Khas Village) or Central (Connaught Place).

Day-3 Proceed to Mandawa (Shekhavati). Heritage walk in the evening. Proceed to Mandawa (260 kms - 5.5 hours) in Shekhavati region. Enroute guests can visit Rani Sati Temple. Shekhavati is renowned for its Frescoed Havelis, heritage forts, rural backdrop and real India experience. Visit Frescoed Havelis in and around Mandawa in the evening.

Day-4 Nawalgarh Visit. Proceed to Bikaner.  Morning Visit to Nawalgarh (43 kms - 1 hour) for visiting Frescoed Havelis (Podar Haveli, Morarka Haveli, Aath Haveli). Proceed to Bikaner from Nawalgarh (215 kms - 4.5 hours). Bikaner is part of Desert Circuit of Rajasthan, known for its ancient Forts, Palaces and Temples. Evening Visit to Junagadh Fort and Lallgarh Palace Complex.

Day-5 Bikaner - Jaisalmer Sam Dunes Proceed to Jaisalmer (375 kms - 8 hrs). Enroute guests can make a visit to Kheechan (area known for its Migratory Birds, especially Demosaille Cranes). Take little detour to visit Deshnoke's Karni Mata Temple (known as Rat Temple for being home to hundreds of Rats that guard the Temple deity). Jaisalmer is a prime destination in Desert Circuit of Rajasthan, renowned for a Living Fort and Sand Dunes. Proceed 45 kms farther from Jaisalmer to Sam Dunes. Reach the sand dunes latest by 4.30 pm. Enjoy the sunset experience. Evening campfire with Rajasthani folk music & dance.

Day-6 Jaisalmer Sightseeing. Early morning can opt for Camel ride / Camel cart safari and after breakfast can leave for Jaisalmer city (45 kms - 1 hr). Visit the Jaisalmer Fort, Patwon Ki Haveli, Gadsisar Lake, Cenotaphs, Jain Temples around Jaisalmer.

Day-7 Travel to Jodhpur. Evening visit to Mandore Gardens, Balsamand Lake. Proceed to Jodhpur (300 kms - 5.5 hrs). Jodhpur is an access point to Desert circuit Areas and a major tourist destination known for its Mehrangarh Fort, handicrafts and craft villages around. Evening visit to Mandore Gardens and explore the local market.

Day-8 Sightseeing in and around Jodhpur. Visit Jaswant Thada and Mehrangarh Fort. Do shopping in Jodhpur for textiles and handicrafts. Late afternoon visit to Osiyan (60 kms) to Osiya Mata Temple, Jain Temples and Sand Dunes. Evening dinner by the Dunes with traditional dance performance. Alternatively one can do an excursion to Bishnoi village (20 kms) near Jodhpur. At Bishnoi Village experience rural communities of potters and weavers, spot Black Bucks / Blue bulls / Migratory Birds and spend evening at Bishnoi Village for Dinner alongwith a traditional dance performance.

Day-9 Jodhpur - Udapur via Ranakpur. Evening Lake Pichola Boat ride and Cultural Show. Proceed to Udaipur (260 kms - 6 hours). Enroute visit renowned Ranakpur Jain Temple. Udaipur in South Rajasthan is a destination renowned for its lakeside character and a base point to visit Temples and Forts around the area. Guests may enjoy evening boat ride at Lake Pichola and take a walk around old city areas around the lake. Visit Bagore Ki haveli in the evening for the Cultural Show.

Day-10 Sightseeing in Udaipur Proceed for full day sightseeing. Areas to visit include Citi Palace Museum (near Lake Pichola), Vintage Car Museum, Jagdish temple, Karni Mata Temple (Ropeway). Visit local markets for shopping. Evening visit to Sajjan Garh (11 kms) is recommended which offers stunning views of the Udaipur and its lakes from a hilltop.

Day-11 Udaipur - Pushkar via Chittorgarh Fort. Visit Pushkar Lake and Ghat Areas Proceed to Pushkar (320 kms - 6 hours) enroute visit Chittaurgarh Fort. Pushkar is a renowned akeside destination visited for its lakefront temples and spirituality experience it offers. Visit Pushkar Lake, Ghat areas in and around the lake.

Day-12 Travel to Jaipur. Local sightseeing. Travel to Jaipur (142 kms - 2.5 hours). Jaipur is a major destination in Rajasthan visited for its heritage experience. Afternoon visit to Jantar Mantar (Observatory), City Palace and Hawa Mahal. Evening Visit to Markets for shopping.

Day-13 Local Sightseeing in and around Jaipur. Proceed for a heritage walk in Old city areas of Jaipur. Afternoon visit to Amer Fort (Elephant ride possible, requires planning in advance)), Hawa Mahal, Anokhi Textile Museum and Albert Hall Museum. Experiential travellers may visit Ladli, a Vocational training centre for street children.

Day-14 Jaipur - Ranthambhore. Evening Safari. Proceed to Ranthambhore (180 kms - 4 hrs). Ranthambhore is a wildlife destination and home to a healthy Tiger Population and Migratory Birds in Winter (Oct - March). Evening Safari in Ranathambhore National Park.

Day-15 Morning and Evening Safari at Ranthambhore Morning and evening Safari in the Ranthambhore. Ranthambhore is spread under 100 sq kms and Tiger sighting is frequent. Zone allocation in Ranthambhore is never certain, no. of Jeeps allowed in the park is limited (one is required to book well in advance to avail Jeep Safari) and so Canter safari experience is average.

Day-16 Ranthambhore - Agra via Bharatpur  Proceed to Agra (276 kms - 6 hours). Enroute visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary (62 kms from Agra) and take a Bicycle Safari for Bird watching. Agra is a renowned Heritage Destination and home to the Taj Mahal, one of the original Seven Wonders of the World.

Day-17 Full Day Agra Sightseeing Visit Taj Mahal, one of the original seven wonders of the world and the Monument Agra is renowned for. Early morning is the ideal time to visit Taj Mahal. Later in the day visit Agra Fort, Jama Masjid, Buland Darwaza. In the afternoon excursion to Fatehpur Sikri (a heritage town at 60 kms - 1.5 hours). Time permitting visit Mehtab Bagh in Agra in the evening for another view of the Taj Mahal across the River.

Day-18 Departure Depart for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Agra :

  • Agra Fort - Agra Fort is a UNESCO World heritage site and one of the most visited monuments after Taj Mahal. There are several areas to explore and a guided visit can take upto an hour and a half to explore. Diwan-e-aam, Diwaan-e-khaas, Khas Mahal (white marble palace, one of the best examples of painting on marble), Sheesh Mahal, Mina Masjid, Moti Masjid are some of the areas that are worth a visit.

  • Taj Mahal - The Taj Mahal is often the reason to visit India. Its a monument built by Shahjehan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal and became symbol of love world over. Taj Mahal today is a major attraction and one of the original seven wonders of the world.

  • Mehtab Bagh - Mehtab Bagh overlooks The Taj Mahal from otherside of the river and offers excellent views. The Mehtab Bagh garden was the last of eleven Mughal-built gardens along the Yamuna opposite the Taj and the Agra Fort

  • Fatehpur Sikri - Built during the 16th century, the Fatehpur Sikri is one of the best preserved collection of Mughal architecture in India. Fatehpur Sikri often referred to as the lost city and has a number of monuments to visit.

  • Bird watching in Bharatpur - Keoladeo national park or Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary has been the most organized bird sanctuaries in India. Bharatpur remains an attraction for anyone traveling on Agra - Jaipur route. Over the years 380 resident and migrant species of birds have been recorded in the area.

Bikaner :

  • Junagadh Fort - Junagadh Fort is a 16th century fort at 1.5 kms from city centre and kind of dominates city landscape and popular for tourists to arrive for a visit. Fort wears an old look and has some interesting history.

  • Lallgarh Palace Complex - Lallgarh Palace complex is home to some most exquisite palaces there could be. Lallgarh Palace, now a heritage hotel has tall ceilings, large rooms and staying here is nothing short of an experience. Laxmi Niwas Palace here has rooms with most intricately carved interiors. There is a heritage museum as well that is open to all visitors.

  • Karni Mata Temple Deshnoke - The world famous shrine of Karni Mata can be found in the town of Deshnoke 30 km south from Bikaner on the road to Jodhpur. Karni Mata is worshiped as an incarnation of Goddess Durga. This temple is famous for rats which can be seen everywhere in the temple.

Jaipur :

  • Jantar Mantar Observatory - The Jantar Mantar is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built in 18th century. The Jaipur observatory is the largest and best preserved of few such other built in that period and is considered one of the world heritage site.

  • Hawa Mahal - Hawa Mahal is a unique five-storey building built in 1799 akin to the honeycomb of the beehive with its 953 small windows called jharokhas. The original intention of the lattice was to allow royal ladies to observe everyday life in the street below without being seen, since they had to observe strict "purdah". Its a popular monument to visit for guests arriving at Jaipur for its unique architecture and views around the area.

  • City Palace Jaipur - City Palace is a palace complex in Jaipur which was the seat of the royal family of Jaipur. The Chandra Mahal palace now houses a museum (Sawai Mansingh Museum) but the greatest part of it is still a royal residence. The palace complex incorporates an impressive and vast array of courtyards, gardens and buildings.

  • Albert Hall Museum - Albert Hall Museum is a state museum built in late 19th century having a rich collection of artefacts like paintings, carpets, ivory, stone, metal sculptures, colourful crystal works etc

  • Amer Fort - Amer Fort is located in Amer, 12 kilometres from Jaipur. It is one of the principal tourist attractions of Jaipur, located high on a hill. Amer Fort was built in 18th century and is known for its artistic style. With its large ramparts, series of gates and cobbled paths, the fort overlooks the Maota Lake, at its forefront. The fort is a must for its different areas, its spread over 4 levels and its aesthetic ambiance. The areas comprise Diwan-e-Aam or the "Hall of Public Audience", the Diwan-e-Khas or the "Hall of Private Audience", the Sheesh Mahal (mirror palace) or Jai Mandir, and the Sukh Niwas where a cool climate is artificially created by winds that blow over the water cascade within the palace. There is also a stepwell nearby that could be an interesting visit for any traveller.

  • Anokhi Museum - The Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing is dedicated to the collection, preservation and interpretation of block printed cloth. Exhibits and educational programming highlight various aspects of this ancient craft in order to strengthen appreciation for a living art form.

Jaisalmer :

  • Jaisalmer Fort - Jaisalmer fort is one of the rare living forts with a sizeable community living inside the fort. It has a few heritage hotels that allow guests to experience living in a fort, temples and an entire community that has been living there for generations. Fort offers views of the Jaisalmer and Thar desert beyond.

  • Patwon Ki Haveli - Patwon ki Haveli is a short walk from Jaisalmer fort and town centre and is an exquisitely carved residence of the rich merchants in the area and now open to visitors to marvel. A definite must visit for photographers and heritage travellers.

  • Gadisar Lake - Gadisar lake is just a walk from Patwon ki Haveli and rest of town centre and kind of place best to visit around Sunset for good views and a bit of boating.

  • Sam Sand Dunes - Sam Sand Dunes at about 40 kms from Jaisalmer are renowned for the touristy desert experience that it offers. There are number of camps set around here alongwith Camel owners who provide a ride to guests arriving to the desert. Its recommended to arrive here in evening before sunset and enjoy sunset on sand dunes and then proceed to one of the camps for an evening entertainment and ethnic Rajasthani dinner experience.

Jodhpur :

  • Mehrangarh Fort - Mehrangarh Fort is one of its kind fort that stands as the most prominent and visited monument in the city. Its vast, has a number of halls / rooms that are worth a visit and there is even a museum in there which displays weaponary and many artefacts from the royal past. Its a kind of must visit for anyone arriving to Jodhpur for its sheer grandeur.

  • Jaswant Thada - A quiet place and a well kept Royal Cenotaph enroute Mehrangarh Fort and offers excellent views of the fort and area around.

  • Mandore Gardens - The Mandore gardens, with its charming collection of temples, memorials and high rock terraces. The gardens house cenotaphs of many royal family members. The Mandore Gardens also house a government museum, a Hall of Heroes and a temple to 33 crore Gods.

  • Bishnoi Village - Bishnoi Villages around Jodhpur have a mix of craftm culture and wildlife. Guests have option to visit craft centres or just take a drive around and there is a good possibility that one can spot Nilgai, jackal, gazelles, antilopes etc. The area is excellent for bird watching as well in winter. There are ethnic resort around the area that are excellent for a traditional evening Rajasthani dinner over cultural programme.

  • Osiyan Jain Temples - Osian is famous as home to the cluster of ruined Brahmanical and Jain temples dating from the 8th to 11th centuries. It is an important Jain pilgrimage center for the Oswal Jain community.

New Delhi :

  • Connaught Place - Connaught Place is one of the most popular tourist areas for luxury hotels and shopping and is home to a large number of shops and restaurants representing most well known brands. Connaught Place is well connected with Metro rail Network (Rajiv Chowk) and has large parking spaces, theatres and lies in close proximity to Janpath.

  • Jama Masjid Delhi - Jama Masjid of Delhi commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in mid 17th century, is the largest and best-known mosque in India.

  • Red Fort (Lal Quila) - The Red Fort or Lal Qila was started in 1638 by Shah Jahan and completed in 1648. The Red Fort was the seat of Mughal power from 1639 to 1857.The red sandstone walls of the fort vary from 18m to 33m and the fort covers over 2 kilometers. This is UNESCO World heritage site

  • Humayuns Tomb - Humayuns Tomb is a lofty mausoleum set in a square garden. The tomb was constructed with white marble and red sandstone, and was designed as a prototype of the Taj Mahal in Agra. It is an excellent example of Mughal architecture. The tomb was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993. Humayuns Tomb is one of the most visited monuments and has kind of become must visit. Isa Khans Tomb is a popular monument that is also visited alongwith.

  • Dilli Haat - A market where artisans from all over India have set up shop. Its an excellent one point stop for souvenirs and some genuine handicrafts.

  • Bahai Temple - Lotus Temple - The Bahai House of Worship in Delhi also popularly known as the Lotus Temple due to its flowerlike shape. It's spread over a large area with gardens around it and is a major tourist draw.

  • Qutab Minar - The Qutub Minar is a UNESCO world heritage site and was completed in the 13th C. The Qutub Minar rises over 230 feet in the air, has five stories and is covered with intricate carvings. The carvings feature the history of Qutub and inscriptions from the Koran. The Complex is also home to Imam Tamims Tomb and Alai Minar. There is a large garden around it as well for tourists to spend some time to marvel at the monument.

Pushkar :

  • Pushkar Lake - Pushkar Lake is the holy lake around which many temples are situated. The area is excellent for a walk especially around Sunset where one can enjoy good sunset views with a lake backdrop.

Ranthambhore :

  • Wildlife and Birdwatching in Ranthambhore - Ranthambhore is most visited park of Rajasthan. Its a relatively smaller park spread over 90 sq kms and accessed from Sawai Madhopur Station (12 kms) or Jaipur (180 kms). Ranthambore is best known for its large tiger population. Other major wild animals include leopard, nilgai, dhole, wild boar, sambar, hyena, sloth bear and chital. Sightings are Average for Tigers and Average to Good for other Mammals. Besides tigers, the reserve has bird population with more than 270 different species of birds.

Sam :

  • Sam Sand Dunes - Sam Sand Dunes at about 40 kms from Jaisalmer are renowned for the touristy desert experience that it offers. There are number of camps set around here alongwith Camel owners who provide a ride to guests arriving to the desert. Its recommended to arrive here in evening before sunset and enjoy sunset on sand dunes and then proceed to one of the camps for an evening entertainment and ethnic Rajasthani dinner experience.

Shekhavati (Mandawa) :

  • Podar Haveli - 300 year old Frescoed Haveli and a Museum that can be visited after paying the entry fee. Guide service is recommended for a complete understanding of the history of the mansion and the area.

  • Rani Sati Temple - The Rani Sati temple is a renowned pilgrimage for the locals and Rajasthanis all over the world. The most characteristic feature of the temple is that there is no statue or image of any female or male deity. A trident in the form of power and force is worshiped.

Udaipur :

  • Jagdish Temple - Jagdish temple is a 400 year old Lord Krishna Temple with impressive architecture. It is situated right in middle of Udaipur old city and a popular visit for all guests arriving here.

  • Vintage Car Museum - Vintage Car Museum has number of vintage classic cars on display from Royal family garages. Cars are maintained well and therefore a popular tourist visit place.

  • Bagore Ki Haveli - Bagore Ki Haveli offers a cultural show by the Lake Pichola between 7 and 8 PM that is recommended for all travellers to the area for a bit of experience and a bit of photo opportunity of capturing the area in the evening.

  • City Palace - City Palace is a very popular sightseeing area offering multiple galleries, rooms and antiques on display. Guests looking at deeper insights must opt for a guide.

  • Lake Pichola - Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of Rajasthan, India. It is located in the heart of the city around which City Palace, Shivniwas and Fateh Prakash palace are situated. Pichola is also renowned for having the Lake Palace, the famous heritage hotel in the centre of the lake. Boating here is nothing short of experience.

  • Sajjan Garh - Its a 9 km excursion up a hill where excellent views of the countryside, udaipur city and its lakes can be captured. Excellent option for an evening visit. The area also doubles up as an option for local picnickers. The reserve forest area is home to wildlife and is demarcated as Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary.

  • Ranakpur Jain Temple - Ranakpur is renowned for Jain Temple Complex. This is white marble temple with 1444 pillars and intricate carving. Three Jain Temples to Rishabhadeva, Neminath and Parsvanath, and the dharamshalas, stand close to each other in a walled enclosure. It is one of the "Luncheon" sectors of Rajasthan where guests on the Udaipur-Jodhpur Route stop over for lunch and marvel at the Ranakpur temple Complex.

  • Chittaurgarh Fort - One of the most massive forts there is in Rajasthan and all over India and must visit enroute on Jaipur - Udaipur Route. Chittorgarh fort is also called as Water Fort. The fort had 84 water bodies, out of which only a few exist today. The fort spreads over 700 hectares, 40 per cent of which are given over to water bodies that can store incredible amounts of water. Fort once was abuzz with life and there are lot of monuments in a semi ruined state.

Destination Overview

New Delhi - Delhi is the capital city of India and a major International arrival point and a major tourist destination. Red Fort, Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, Jama Masjid, India Gate, Birla Temple, Mughal Gardens, Lodi Gardens, Rail Museum, Doll Museum, Zoological Park etc remain major tourist attractions of Delhi.

Shekhavati (Mandawa) - Mandawa is visited for its profound rural character and made even more famous by the Castle mandawa, which was one of the first heritage hotels to come up in the area.

Bikaner - Bikaner is a heritage destination known for its forts and palaces.

Sam - Sam Sand Dunes are 45 kms from Jaisalmer and is known for its sand dunes and experience the camps offer there.

Jaisalmer - Jaisalmer is visited for its Fort, restored cenotaphs, temples and Sand dunes all around it. It comes alive during the desert Festival in Jan end.

Jodhpur - Jodhpur is the city known for its crafts, Forts, Palaces and Vibrant rural backdrop around it.

Udaipur - Udaipur is the Lake city of Rajasthan. Udaipur has now become an ex-Ahmedabad getaway and a destination where guests arrive to experience romance of the lake city and a bit of rajasthan.

Pushkar - Pushkar (12 kms from Ajmer) is home to a rare 14th century Brahma Temple. Ghats around Pushkar lake offer a spiritual experience and has made Pushkar a renowned inbound destination.

Jaipur - Jaipur is capital of Rajasthan and one of the major tourist destinations of India and part of the famed “Golden Triangle” itinerary route along with Delhi and Agra. Jaipur has now evolved into a major business center with all requisites of a metropolitan city.

Ranthambhore - The Ranthambhore National Park is a tiger reserve and a popular ex-Delhi getaway.

Agra - Agra is home to Taj Mahal, a mughal era monument that is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Agra forms a part of the Golden Triangle circuit Delhi-Jaipur-Agra which is the most visited tourist circuit in India.

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Distances
  • New Delhi to Shekhavati (Mandawa) -257 kms (6 hrs)
  • Shekhavati (Mandawa) to Bikaner -190 kms (4 hrs)
  • Bikaner to Sam -376 kms (7 hrs)
  • Sam to Jaisalmer -45 kms (1 hrs)
  • Jaisalmer to Jodhpur -305 kms (6 hrs)
  • Jodhpur to Udaipur -260 kms (6 hrs)
  • Udaipur to Pushkar -317 kms (6 hrs)
  • Pushkar to Jaipur -142 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Jaipur to Ranthambhore -180 kms (4.5 hrs)
  • Ranthambhore to Agra -276 kms (7 hrs)
  • Agra to New Delhi -210 kms (4 hrs)

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Distances
  • New Delhi to Shekhavati (Mandawa) -257 kms (6 hrs)
  • Shekhavati (Mandawa) to Bikaner -190 kms (4 hrs)
  • Bikaner to Sam -376 kms (7 hrs)
  • Sam to Jaisalmer -45 kms (1 hrs)
  • Jaisalmer to Jodhpur -305 kms (6 hrs)
  • Jodhpur to Udaipur -260 kms (6 hrs)
  • Udaipur to Pushkar -317 kms (6 hrs)
  • Pushkar to Jaipur -142 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Jaipur to Ranthambhore -180 kms (4.5 hrs)
  • Ranthambhore to Agra -276 kms (7 hrs)
  • Agra to New Delhi -210 kms (4 hrs)

Expert Speak

Guide services at Jaipur, Agra, Jodhpur and Jaipur is recommended for understanding history and architecture of the monument. Bird watching at Lakes and farms around Ranthambhore (e.g. Surval Lake) is excellent during Winter when migratory birds arrive. Guests with interests in bird watching could focus more on safaris around Ranthambhore than inside the park safaris.

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