5 days in New Delhi, Jodhpur & Jaisalmer Itinerary

5 days in New Delhi, Jodhpur & Jaisalmer Itinerary

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5 days in New Delhi, Jodhpur & Jaisalmer Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
1
New Delhi
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Jaisalmer
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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night
New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Humayun's Tomb, and then steep yourself in history at India Gate. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Red Fort (Lal Quila), then admire the natural beauty at Akshardham, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan).

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New Delhi visit planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New Delhi. In December, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Jodhpur.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Akshardham ©
Akshardham

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night
Jodhpur

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, then steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, and then stop by Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Jodhpur trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from New Delhi to Jodhpur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect nights in Jodhpur to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum ©
Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum
Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES) ©

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nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): look for gifts at Desert Art Gallery and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temples, then contemplate the long history of Jaisalmer Fort, and then browse for treasures at Antique Shop Jaisalmer.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Jaisalmer online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort
Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples

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