6Nights/7Days: Delhi,Agra,Jaipur & Jaisalmer Thar Desert Including Train Tickets

Welcome to Rajasthan. Explore India’s captivating northwest on this 7-day tour, taking in fairy-tale desert cities, the treasures of the maharajah and forts with fascinating histories. Marvel at the grandeur of the Taj Mahal in Agra, travel across the Thar Desert. This tour doesn’t just cover Rajasthan’s many bucket-list worthy sites, but also immerses you in the thrum of daily life with time spent in traditional villages, market wanderings and plenty of memorable meals.

per adult from

$663

NZD

Duration

7 days

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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • Gasoline, parking, toll and interstate taxes
    • Accommodation based on Dbl/Triple occupancy
    • Morning Breakfast at Hotels
    • 2nd AC (Sleeper class) train tickets
    • Train station arrival and departure transfers
    What's excluded :
    • Monument entrance fee
    • Food
    • Tips
  • Full Tour Description:

    Day 01: Delhi ~ Agra (220km / 4hrs)
    Today, we will proceed to Agra along India’s one of the finest freeways. Upon arrival check into the hotel. After fresh n up, we will ride to the massive Agra Fort. The elegant buildings inside reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles, built by Emperor Akbar, the maze of the courtyards, mosques & private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire. Evening drive back to hotel.

    Day 02: Agra ~ Jaipur via Fatehpursikri (260km / 5hrs)
    Gear up early this morning to discover Taj Mahal at its best. One of the greatest sights of one’s lifetime. A dawn visit to the fabled Taj Mahal to witness the magical effects caused by the reflections of the changing colors of the rising Sun on this brilliant white marble building. Later we return back to our hotel for breakfast.

    Note: Taj Mahal remains closed for visitors ob every Friday!

    Post check out, we will drive to Jaipur stopping at deserted capital city of Fatehpursikri. This abandoned capital of the Mughal is a perfectly preserved city at the height of the empire’s splendor. The city divided into religious and secular parts has interesting well-sculpted buildings. From here we continue driving to Abhaneri village. Abhaneri is originally named as Abha Nagri that means City of Brightness. It was built by King Raja Chand of Gurjar Kingdom in 9TH century. It is popular for Chand Baori and Harshat Mata Temple. It is a legend that Goddess Harshat Mata shower brightness all over the village, so it is named Abha Nagri which is probably mispronounced as Abhaneri. The major attraction here is Chand Baori – step well.

    Upon arrival check into the hotel.

    Day 03: Jaipur Sightseeing + Overnight Train to Jaisalmer @2345hrs
    Today, we will proceed on a full day tour of Jaipur, visiting Amber Fort - the former capital of the royal Jaipurs. Few fail to be moved by the dramatic Rajput grandeur of this hilltop fortress-palace 11 km north of Jaipur. Set on the dry wrinkled Aravali Hills, and surrounded by fortified battlements, the palace straddles two sepia-hued tundra hills overlooking Maota Lake, and its sprawling crenelated walls lattice the surrounding hills. Your local guide will elaborate on the history of this architectural masterpiece with its mirror-studded alcoves, dazzling mosaics and water-cooled swings that delight today’s visitors as they did their former royal residents.

    We will pay a visit to Hawa Mahal or Winds Palace - a five-storied structure of pink sandstone with semi-Octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city. It was built in 1799 so that veiled royal women could peer down unseen by the world through its 593 stone screens.

    Post lunch, we proceed on a tour of City Palace & Observatory. The City Palace in the heart of the old city is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. The palace lies in the heart of the city and occupies the whole central grid. The fortified wall has seven gates and was built for protection from invading armies and animals that lived in jungles, which surrounded the wall that time.

    Next, we will visit the Solar Observatory - an astronomical treasure house, with solar device that give accurate predictions till date. Drive back to the hotel.

    Late afternoon/evening, we will explore Nahargarh Fort; this Fort is one of the most visited Forts in Rajasthan. It offers a breathtaking view of the Pink city built by Maharaj Sawai Jai Singh II in 18th Century. Nahargarh means ‘Abode of Tigers’ and was adopted as the name, as the fort is a frequented site of the beasts. Nahargarh Fort is known for its strong defence.

    Late at night, you will be transferred to Jaipur train station to board the overnight train up-to Jasialmer @2240hrs

    Day 04: Jaisalmer Arrival @1155hrs
    Meet and greet our representative/driver at Jaisalmer train station who will immediately drive you to your Hotel.

    After a brief relaxation, we will be heading off to discover the honey-colored Jaisalmer Fort that rises from the desert sand. Within the fortified walls, explore an urban center of about 3,000 residents, with a maze of narrow streets and ornately decorated havelis (old mansions) that were built by wealthy Jain merchants. Decorated with carvings, stone inlays, and ornamental lattice, the havelis make the city seem like an open-air museum. Stop to view two of the most renowned buildings: Salim Singh-ki Haveli and Patwon-ki Haveli. Drive back to hotel.

    Evening free at leisure or maybe take a walk to explore the nearby colorful market. Overnight stay!

    Day 05: Jaisalmer ~ Khuri (Desert Camp+Jeep Safari)
    Morning breakfast, later we will be heading on a short tour of Gadisar Lake. Post lunch, we will be driving to the desert area Khuri. Upon arrival check into the Camp/tent.

    Late afternoon/evening, we will be heading out to the desert area on a Jeep Safari. Witness the dying sun over the Thar Desert, sleeping under the stars in an open sky is a lifetime experience. Ride the Jeep back to the Camp. Enjoy live folk music and traditional dance organized by the host. Overnight stay!

    Day 06: Jaisalmer ~ Delhi (By Overnight Train) Dep @1645hrs
    Morning breakfast, later you will be dropped off at Jaisalmer train station to board an overnight train back to Delhi.

    Day 07: Delhi Arrival @1145hrs
    Today, you will be picked up from Delhi train station and dropped off at your preferred centrally location.

    NOTE: The travelers can finish this trip in Jaisalmer itself and can be dropped off at their preferred location within Jaisalmer city on Day 7!
  • Departure Point :

    Pickup Details

    The travelers are requested to share their pick up location soon after the booking is made

    Airports

    Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, Delhi 110037, India

    Other

    IGI Airport Terminal-3, Delhi, 110037, India - The travelers can be picked up from their preferred location in Delhi, Noida, Gurugram or Gaziabad
    Return Detail :
    IGI Airport Terminal-3, Delhi, 110037, India - The travelers can be dropped off at their preferred location in Delhi, Noida or Gurugram
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Age Req.

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Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by India Travel Organizers

Activity ID: V-7650P43

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