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Ravishing Rajasthan Tour – 8 Nights and 9 Days

Overview

Generally, people assume a Rajasthan tour is just about desert and fort experiences. But there is more to it than what is being perceived. Rajasthan is a melting pot of different culture and lifestyle in a single place. Hence, a place like Rajasthan is truly a boon for all the travellers. There are several prominent cities that you could visit. The experiences that you can have throughout these places are simply amazing. Therefore, it is only justifiable that a trip to Rajasthan can be cherished for a lifetime.

Rajasthan Tour

A trip to Paris isn’t complete without visiting Eiffel Tower. Likewise, a Rajasthan tour isn’t complete without visiting its prominent cities. Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer are few of the top cities that one must visit during their Rajasthan tour. These cities aren’t only beautiful, but they also have a lot of variety of experiences. Hence, these cities will give you a completely fresh perspective about travel altogether.

Right from temples to forts to palaces, Rajasthan has everything to offer for its tourists. You can also get to plan a Rajasthan trip in a shoestring budget, and also plan a lavish and luxurious Rajasthan tour with a stay in villas and resorts. Therefore, Rajasthan tour is possible for any and every budget.

Amer Fort
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Day-wise Itinerary:

  • Day 1 – Arrival, Jaipur city
  • Day 2 – Amer Fort, Albert Hall Museum, City Palace, Jantar Mantar
  • Day 3 – Arrival, Bikaner, and Junagarh Fort
  • Day 4 – Arrival, Jaisalmer
  • Day 5 – Jaisalmer Fort, Sam Sand Dunes
  • Day 6 – Arrival, Jodhpur, and sightseeing
  • Day 7 – Arrival, Udaipur, and temples
  • Day 8 – City Palace and Saheliyon-ki-Bari
  • Day 9 – Departure


Day 1: Jaipur

The best start to your Rajasthan tour will be arriving at none other than Jaipur, the capital city. Jaipur is the largest city of Rajasthan. The hallmark of Jaipur is the pink-coloured buildings. Therefore, Jaipur is also called the “Pink City”. Jaipur is very well connected by all modes of transport to all major cities in India.

Check in to your designated hotel at Jaipur. Spend the day in leisure going through shopping bazaars and experiencing street food. Spend time to embrace the culture of the locals.

Day 2: Jaipur

Kickstart your sightseeing experience from day 2. There are few must-visit places in and around Jaipur. Visiting those places will ensure your itinerary has variety and exclusivity by all means.

City Palace is one of the top-rated attractions in Rajasthan. It is frequently visited by domestic and foreign travellers. It is a massive palace complex located in the city of Udaipur. What adds to the beauty of the City Palace is the Rajpur Architecture.

Secondly, Jantar Mantar is a place worth visiting. It is the largest astronomical observatory deck in India. There are around 20 instruments, which truly engages scientific minds. The exhibits provide galore to the visitors, irrespective of their age.

Subsequently, you can visit the Amer Fort and Albert Hall Museum. Amer Fort is also called as Amber Fort and is well and truly a sight to behold. You can choose to skip the Albert Hall Museum if you aren’t very interested in it, as it suits only a group of travellers.

Activities covered:
– City Palace
– Jantar Mantar
– Amer Fort
– Albert Hall Museum

Must try:
Jewellery, handicrafts, shopping, street food

Jaipur
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Day 3: Bikaner

Laxmi niwas palace
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Bikaner is situated about 300 kilometres away from Jaipur. Hence, hiring a private taxi will ensure you reach Bikaner in 5-6 hours. Check in to your designated hotel at Bikaner.

Consider visiting the Junagarh Fort on day 3. Junagarh Fort was originally named Chintamani, and once housed the ruling family. Since then, it gained massive prominence.

Spend the late evening in leisure observing the locals and trying out some fancy dinner.

Activities covered:
Junagarh Fort

Must try:
Sweets and snacks, shopping

Also Read: 12 Amazing Places To Visit In Bikaner That Can Make You Pack Your Bags

Day 4: Jaisalmer

There is no place in Rajasthan like Jaisalmer if you are looking for authentic Rajasthan experience. The distance is roughly 300 kilometres from Bikaner. Hence, the drive should take you somewhere between 4-5 hours.

Jaisalmer is a slow-paced place, and it is only justified if you spend half a day in leisure. Explore the place on your own, try things that fascinate you. Because that is one of the best ways to explore Jaisalmer.

Day 5: Jaisalmer

Sam sand dunes
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Sightseeing in Jaisalmer kickstarts on day 5. Visit the most important and famous Jaisalmer Fort. This fort has massive historical significance and was built around 1156. What is more fascinating is that it is closer to the India-Pakistan border.

What is a Rajasthan tour without visiting the Sand Dunes? Visit the world-famous Sam Sand Dunes to experience a stay as you have never had before. Certainly, this night would be one of the most memorable nights of your Rajasthan tour.

Activities covered:
– Jaisalmer Fort
– Sam Sand Dunes

Must try:
Desert experience, local self-exploration, street food

Also Read: 15 best things to do in Jaisalmer for a unique experience

Day 6: Jodhpur

Jaswant Thada Dawn
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It is day 6 of the Rajasthan tour, and still, Rajasthan has something fascinating to offer. Jodhpur is one of the prominent tourist destinations in Rajasthan. Jaisalmer to Jodhpur should roughly take you between 4-5 hours as it is situated 300 kilometres apart.

Check in to your designated hotel at Jodhpur. The most prominent places to visit in Jodhpur are the Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada.

Mehrangarh Fort and Museum is a must-visit for history and culture lovers. The splendour of this fort, sitting atop a cliff, is well and truly a sight to behold. No trip to Jodhpur is complete without visiting this fort.

Jaswant Thada is a beautiful Cenoptah built by a ruler father for his son. This place is of high tourist significance and you can find a lot of foreigners visiting this place.

Activities covered:
– Mehrangarh Fort
– Jaswant Thada

Must try:
Chaat food items

Also Read: 15 Tourist Places Near Jodhpur That Are Worth Visiting In Rajasthan

Day 7: Udaipur

Last, but not the least, visit the all-important city of Udaipur to round off your Rajasthan tour. Udaipur is also called the “City of Lakes” for the plethora of lakes it has throughout the city. Udaipur is 250 kilometres away from Jodhpur. Check in to your designated hotel at Udaipur.

Keep this day light in terms of sightseeing experience. Visit the Ranakpur Jain Temples to get a spiritual dimension into your Rajasthan tour. Otherwise, spend the day in leisure exploring every nook and corner of the city. It is completely worth it.

Activities covered:
– Ranakpur Jain Temple

Day 8: Udaipur

Udaipur India
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Firstly, visit Saheliyon-ki-Bari to start off your sightseeing. It is a major garden and tourist space and is quite frequently visited by tourists. This will certainly give you a calming experience.

Subsequently, visit the world-famous City Palace towards the Sunset. This is one of the prominent tourist spots across the country, and this should definitely be a part of every Rajasthan itinerary. The views post-sunset is truly a sight you can’t afford to miss!

Activities covered:
– Saheliyon-ki-Bari
– City Palace

Must try:
Lakes, street food, photography of streets and buildings

Also Read: Feel the Mewar legacy in the Top 10 resorts of Udaipur

Day 9: Bid Farewell!

Bid farewell to your Rajasthan tour with more souvenirs and even more memories!

A Rajasthan trip can be a trip of a lifetime if planned properly. Book a trip to Rajasthan with Pickyourtrail to ensure a hassle-free experience. You can also drop us a Whatsapp enquiry to know more about international and domestic tour packages.

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