40 days in Rajasthan & New Delhi Itinerary

40 days in Rajasthan & New Delhi Itinerary

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40 days in Rajasthan & New Delhi Itinerary

Start: Bagdogra
Fly:  9​h
1
Jodhpur
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Pushkar
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Deshnoke
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Jaisalmer
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Jaipur
— 9 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
6
Udaipur
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Chittaurgarh
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Sawai Madhopur
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Bharatpur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
New Delhi
— 10 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Bagdogra

5
nights
Jodhpur

The blue-walled buildings in the old quarter of Jodhpur have a calming, quaint aesthetic when viewed from up high, but down on the streets the city bustles with a lively atmosphere that belies its toy-town color.
Get some historical perspective at Pokhran Fort and Somnath Mandir. Step off the beaten path and head to Zipline and Umaid Heritage Art School. Take a break from Jodhpur with a short trip to Talvriksha in Alwar, about 1h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well), walk around Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Mandore Garden.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Jodhpur trip itinerary planner .

Bagdogra to Jodhpur is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. In December, daily temperatures in Jodhpur can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pushkar.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Somnath Mandir, Talvriksha, Pokhran Fort
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Zipline
Safaris
Phalodi Fort ©
Phalodi Fort

2
nights
Pushkar

Pushkar ©
Immerse yourself in Hindu holy sites in one of the oldest cities in India, Pushkar--where even the camels wear jewels.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then admire the landmark architecture of Old Rangji Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Sahib. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Brahma Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Savitri Temple, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pushkar trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Jodhpur to Pushkar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Deshnoke.

Things to do in Pushkar

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Digamber Jain Temple
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Savitri Temple ©
Savitri Temple
Digamber Jain Temple ©
Digamber Jain Temple
Brahma Temple ©
Brahma Temple

1
night
Deshnoke

Deshnoke ©
Deshnoke is a small town in the Bikaner district of Rajasthan, India, near the Pakistan border and about 30 km from Bikaner.Deshnoke is famous for its 600-year-old Karni Mata Temple, where rats are worshiped. On the 17th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Deshnook Temple and then make a trip to Karni Mata Temple.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Deshnoke road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Pushkar to Deshnoke takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Deshnoke

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Deshnook Temple
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Karni Mata Temple ©
Karni Mata Temple

5
nights
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Explore hidden gems such as Jain Temples and Off-Road Tours. Visit Tanot Mata Temple and Tilon Ki Pol for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Longewala War Memorial, see the interesting displays at Desert Culture Centre & Museum, contemplate the long history of Kuldhara Abandoned Village, and get engrossed in the history at Jaisalmer War Museum.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaisalmer planning tool .

Getting from Deshnoke to Jaisalmer by car takes about 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples
Tanot Mata Temple ©
Tanot Mata Temple
Off-Road Tours

9
nights
Jaipur

Jaipur ©
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Get in touch with nature at EleSafari and Amer jeep Safari. Explore hidden gems such as Chand Baori (Step well) and Govind Dev Ji Temple. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Jaigarh Fort, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Elejungle, and learn about all things military at Nahargarh Fort.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Jaipur trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Jaisalmer to Jaipur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Chand Baori (Step well)
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EleSafari ©
EleSafari
Chand Baori (Step well) ©
Chand Baori (Step well)
Jaigarh Fort ©
Jaigarh Fort

4
nights
Udaipur

Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Jaisamand Lake. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ekling Ji Temple and Rakht-Talai (Haldighati). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Little Armani, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take an in-depth tour of Maharana Pratap Museum.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Udaipur trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Jaipur to Udaipur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Udaipur, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Chittaurgarh.

Things to do in Udaipur

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Jaisamand Lake, Rakht-Talai (Haldighati)
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rakht-Talai (Haldighati) ©
Rakht-Talai (Haldighati)
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

1
night
Chittaurgarh

Chittaurgarh ©
Sitting on the shores of the Berach River, the city of Chittaurgarh had a checkered history of ancient war against would-be invaders.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tulja Bhawani Temple, don't miss a visit to Chittaurgarh Fort, and then admire the landmark architecture of Vijay Stambha.

For photos and other tourist information, read our Chittaurgarh trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Udaipur to Chittaurgarh takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Sawai Madhopur.

Things to do in Chittaurgarh

Historic Sites
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Chittorgarh Fort ©
Chittorgarh Fort
Tulja Bhawani Temple ©
Tulja Bhawani Temple
Vijay Stambha ©
Vijay Stambha

1
night
Sawai Madhopur

Sawai Madhopur ©
A trip to Sawai Madhopur offers a range of exciting options, including a safari ride through a vast national park--home to the world's largest tigers--and access to a World Heritage-listed hill fort.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at India Wildlife Safari, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganesh Temple, and then explore the striking landscape of Mansarovar Dam and Lake.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sawai Madhopur trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Chittaurgarh to Sawai Madhopur takes 5.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bharatpur.

Things to do in Sawai Madhopur

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Mansarovar Dam and Lake ©
Mansarovar Dam and Lake
Ganesh Temple ©
Ganesh Temple

1
night
Bharatpur

Bharatpur ©
Once a fortified city thought impregnable, Bharatpur today welcomes guests with open arms, as one of the main stop-offs on the Delhi-Jaipur-Agra Golden Tourism Triangle.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Lohagarh Fort, see the interesting displays at Government Museum Bharatpur, then explore the striking landscape of Keoladeo National Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Maharani Temple.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bharatpur trip planner .

Drive from Sawai Madhopur to Bharatpur in 4.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Bharatpur are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Bharatpur

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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Keoladeo National Park ©
Keoladeo National Park
Lohagarh Fort ©
Lohagarh Fort
Ganga Maharani Temple ©
Ganga Maharani Temple

10
nights
New Delhi

Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Akshardham and Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib. Popular historic sites such as Rajpath and Mehrauli Archaeological Park are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Delhi: Gurugram (Gurgaon) (DLF Cyber Hub, Ambience Mall, & more). Make the 14th (Tue) a memorable day with a climbing tour. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chhatarpur Temple, tour in style with a train tour, take a stroll through Hauz Khas Village, and admire the striking features of ISKCON Temple Delhi.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New Delhi travel planning tool .

You can drive from Bharatpur to New Delhi in 4 hours. In January in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Gurugram (Gurgaon), Akshardham
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Walking tours
Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ©
Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

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