8 days in Rajasthan Itinerary

8 days in Rajasthan Itinerary

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8 days in Rajasthan Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Jodhpur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Pushkar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Jaipur
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Udaipur
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
5
Jaisalmer
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
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.
On the 8th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Mehrangarh Fort, then steep yourself in history at Jai Pol, and then look for gifts at Mohanlal Verhomal Spices (MV SPICES). On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then stroll around Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, then pause for some photo ops at Jaswant Thada, and finally see the interesting displays at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Jodhpur route app .

New Delhi to Jodhpur is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Jodhpur, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pushkar.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Historic Sites Tours Adventure
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Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Zipline
Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park ©
Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park

1
night
Pushkar

Immerse yourself in Hindu holy sites in one of the oldest cities in India, Pushkar--where even the camels wear jewels.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Savitri Temple, then explore the activities along Pushkar Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Digamber Jain Temple, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pushkar online visit planner .

Drive from Jodhpur to Pushkar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Jaipur.

Things to do in Pushkar

Spas Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Digamber Jain Temple
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Spas & Wellness
Digamber Jain Temple ©
Digamber Jain Temple
Savitri Temple ©
Savitri Temple

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, then explore the historical opulence of Amber Palace, and finally explore the historical opulence of Jal Mahal. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at Nahargarh Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, then don't miss a visit to City Palace of Jaipur, and finally appreciate the history behind Diwan-e-Khas Hall of Private Audience.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Jaipur planning tool .

You can drive from Pushkar to Jaipur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Amber Palace ©
Amber Palace
Spas
Nahargarh Fort ©
Nahargarh Fort

2
nights
Udaipur

Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): look for gifts at Little Armani, then admire the striking features of City Palace of Udaipur, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ShreenathJi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ekling Ji Temple, then admire the striking features of Fateh Prakash Palace, and finally explore the activities along Lake Pichola.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Udaipur road trip planning website .

You can fly from Jaipur to Udaipur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Udaipur sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums Spas Historic Sites
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Spas
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Ekling Ji Temple ©
Ekling Ji Temple

1
day
Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer ©
A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
On the 15th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rishabhadeva Temple, stop by Jai Shankar Handicrafts, then brush up on your military savvy at Jaisalmer War Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temples.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read Jaisalmer trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Udaipur to Jaisalmer takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Jain Temples ©
Jain Temples
Jaisalmer War Museum ©
Jaisalmer War Museum
Jai Shankar Handicrafts ©
Jai Shankar Handicrafts

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