Our grand tour of Rajasthan with Varanasi and Khajuraho reveals many of north India’s most famous sights, from the sacred river Ganges in Varanasi. Start by discovering the contrasts of India’s bustling capital city, Delhi, before moving on to the holy city of Varanasi and the extraordinary carved temples of Khajuraho. Next, a stop in Agra introduces you to the world’s favorite monument to love; the Taj Mahal. We then cross into the colorful state of Rajasthan, to discover splendid forts and palaces in Jaipur and Jodhpur. Our Luxury Rajasthan with Varanasi and Khajuraho itinerary is merely a starting point designed to give you an idea of the possibilities. It can be tweaked or completely transformed to best suit you.

11 Nights 12 Days Available on request
What makes this tour special.
  • On your Rajasthan Khajuraho Tour blush at the sensual and erotic carvings engraved on the temples.
  • Be awestruck by the Taj Mahal, a glorious reminder of the eternal love that one man had for his wife.
  • Visit Jaipur’s impressive forts and magnificent palaces and the enchanting village of Alsisar with a wonderful Heritage hotel in a traditional ‘haveli’.
  • Explore the intricately carved Havelis of Jaisalmer that call to mind the legends of the ancient trade routes.
  • Enjoy Udaipur and a cruise on Lake Pichola watching the sun set in a romantic atmosphere.
  • Enjoy boat ride in Varanasi.

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

  • Arrival in Delhi with the intercontinental flight. After customs formalities, baggage claim, and meeting with the representative of MoreIndia travels transfer to hotel (check-in at 1200).
  • In the afternoon, visit the central districts of New Delhi where the government buildings, India Gate, Parliament building, and the Qutub Minar. In the afternoon visit of the old town, surrounded by walls of red sandstone, is a charming maze of alleyways, is divided into two parts by the silver route, colorful and lively shops, and bazaars. You can visit the Jama Majid, one of the largest mosques in the world, built-in 1650.
  • Overnight at the hotel.

Day 02: Delhi/Jodhpur

  • Breakfast at the hotel transfer to New Delhi airport to board the flight for Jodhpur. On arrival assistance and transfer to the hotel.
  • Jodhpur is located in the western part of the region. Jodhpur is a bizarre town of colorful houses, white pink, blue, whose history dates back to the mid-15th century. Upon arrival accommodation in hotel. In the afternoon we will visit places of interest in the city. Particular attention will be paid to Mehrangarh Fort, build on a hill that rises to 125 meters.
  • Overnight at the hotel.

Day 03: Jodhpur/Jaisalmer

  • Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to New Delhi airport to board the flight for Jaisalmer. Jaisalmer has a magical atmosphere and old desert city & borderland. Upon arrival accommodation in hotel.
  • Afternoon visit to the city with a stop to Badabagh to visit the cenotaphs of the Royal family.
  • Overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Jaisalmer

  • After breakfast start visiting the City and its buildings. Stops will be made at its many Jains temples, dating back to 1100. In the afternoon excursion to admire the sunset over the dunes of the Thar desert.
  • Overnight at hotel. 

Day 05: Jaisalmer/Bikaner

  • After breakfast departure by private car to Bikaner. Upon arrival accommodation in hotel. Located in the great Thar Desert, Bikaner was an important center of Caravan trade between Central Asia and China. In the afternoon visit the Junagarh Fort and its Museum. The ancient walled capital, founded in 1488 by Rao Bikaji, during the Middle Ages was located on an old Caravan. The old town is enclosed by the city walls, in the southeast of the city, and includes the colorful local bazaar. The Junagarh Fort was built by Raja Raj Sin, who reigned from 1571 to 1611 and was one of the commanders of the army of Mughal Emperor Akbar. The Fort, considered one of the most beautiful fortresses in the world, is surrounded by a large moat, the main entrance is Suraj Pol (gate of the Sun), the Chapel is a majestic Hindu temple "Har Mandir", whose Royal family celebrated the births and marriages of its members.
  • Night stay in Bikaner.

Day 06: Bikaner/ Jaipur

  • After breakfast continue to drive to Jaipur. Jaipur is one of the most fascinating cities in North India. The decorations of the palaces are veritable laceworks in stone, while the style of its buildings represents a happy syncretism between Rajasthani architectural elements and those just Mughals.
  • This city is also known as the pink city. Upon arrival accommodation in the hotel.
  • Night stay in Jaipur.

Day 07: Jaipur

  • After breakfast, The day is devoted to visiting Jaipur. The first visit, by elephant, will be done to the Strong Amber Fort, 7 miles from Jaipur, built in the 17th century. Then visit the city proper: the Observatory, the Sancrat, 90 feet high Gnomon, the Palace of Winds, and the Maharaja's Palace.
  • Night stay in Jaipur.

Day 08: Jaipur/Fatehpur Sikri/Agra

  • Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer by car to Agra. Along the way, stop to admire the splendid Fatehpur Sikri, the former capital of the Mughal Empire under Akbar the great. Today it is uninhabited and is known as the "ghost town". It is certainly one of the best-preserved archaeological complexes and representative of Mughal art. Arrival in Agra and hotel accommodation. Upon arrival accommodation in the hotel. Afternoon visit of the famous Taj Mahal. This impressive work was built by Emperor Shajahan for the death of his wife Mumtaz, who died in childbirth in 1630, when the emperor was in battle. The monument to the beloved Queen brought artists from all parts of the then-known world: from Persia, Turkey, Italy, and France; It was built a new village for hosting professionals (the Taj Ganj, which still exists today).
  • Then visit the Red Fort, the stone history of the Mughal Empire, started by Akbar and finished by Shajahan.
  • Night stay in Agra.

Day 09: Agra/Orchha/Khajuraho

  • After breakfast transfer to the train station, depart by train to Jhansi. Agra Shatabdi Express departure at 0815 Hrs and arrive Jhansi at 1030 Hrs. There will be assistance upon arrival and departure for Khajuraho, the ancient capital of the Chandela dynasty. Then you will visit the Orchha, an important historical center linked to the history of the Mughal dynasty.
  • Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10: Khajuraho/Varanasi (By Flight)

  • After breakfast we will visit the temples of the Western and Eastern group. These cover a period between 950 and 1050 BC and have an architectural structure quite different from other temples in the country. These temples contain erotic sculptures which recall from the Tantric Era.
  • In the afternoon transfer to airport to board the flight for Varanasi. Assistance upon arrival and transfer to hotel. Varanasi, also known as (Benares), the "Holy City" par excellence. It is located on the confluence of two rivers, the Varauana and the Asi, and is bathed by the waters of the Ganges. In the evening you see Aarti on the River Ganges.

Day 11: Varanasi

  • Morning boat cruise at the river Ganges to observe the way of life of pilgrims by the Ghats. Later excursion to Sarnath, 10kms. East of Varanasi, is one of the Buddhism’s major centers of India. After attaining enlightenment, the Buddha came to Sarnath where he gave his first sermon.
  • Visit the deer park and the museum and later back to Varanasi.
  • Night stay in Varanasi.

Day 12: Varanasi/New Delhi/Home (By Flight)

  • In the early morning boat trip on the River Ganges to attend the ablutions of the faithful and the awakening of the boat you can admire the spectacular Ghat (Stairs)
  • Back at the hotel for breakfast. In time transfer to airport and departure to Delhi. Parts upon arrival and transfer to the city for the last shopping in the evening transfer to the airport and departure to Onward Destination.
What we'll give. What we won't.

What is included in the tour

  • Airport transfers at arrivals and departures.
  • Meet and greet the assistance of our representative at airports.
  • Welcome garlanding & a bottle of mineral water every day / per person
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis for 11 nights in 4/5 star or similar hotels.
  • Daily Breakfast and Dinner.
  • All transport services by AC Coach with an English speaking driver.
  • English Speaking tour escort/Guide.
  • All monument entrance.
  • All applicable taxes except Govt. Service tax.  

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Expenses of personal nature like tips, laundry, drinks, etc.
  • International Airfare, visa fee.
  • Anything not mentioned in Include Column.
  • Govt. Service Tax 
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