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The Golden Sand Tour of Rajasthan is an amazing tour package that extends the Golden Triangle route to some of the most magnificent delights of Rajasthan. After enjoying a tour of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur – the cliched Golden Triangle cities, stop to take a dip in the Pushkar Lake, continue on to explore Jodhpur, the Blue City, be enchanted with a sunset camel ride across the Sam Sand Dunes of Jaisalmer and at Bikaner, visit the biggest camel breeding farm in Asia and explore exquisite palaces. Before returning back to Delhi, check out the famous Shekhawati open air gallery of artful palaces and hawelis at Mandawa. This is just a sample itinerary – contact us for a personalized tour and quote.
On arrival at the Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport, complete all immigration and customs formalities. A JetwaysIndia representative will greet you and welcome you to India with Traditional India Welcome (with floral Garlands) and escort you to your pre-booked hotel for overnight stay. No activities are set for today, leaving you free to relax and refresh yourself from your long flight.
Overnight in Delhi
After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing trip of Delhi City. New Delhi is the capital of India and gives first time visitors a wonderful glimpse of all Indian states in a nutshell – the city is truly a melting pot of different cultures and cuisines, not to mention different eras. As such, it offers the perfect starting point for your Golden Sand Tour of Rajasthan.
The sightseeing tour of Delhi takes you to two distinct factions of the city – Old Delhi and New Delhi. Old Delhi, the ancient walled city that once formed the heart of the Mughal Empire, is where you can see historical landmarks like the Red Fort, Jamma Masjid and Chandni Chowk. You also visit Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation.
Developed by the British in the early 20th century, New Delhi delights with leafy boulevards and a mix of architectural landmarks from the colonial era and beyond. Your Delhi sightseeing tour will take you past the Rasthrapathi Bhawan, Rajpath, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar. More details of these Delhi attractions can be found in our printable, free Delhi Tourism Guide.
The sightseeing tour ends with a drop back to the hotel.
Overnight in Delhi
After breakfast, checkout from your hotel in Delhi and proceed on the drive to the next destination of your Golden Sand Tour of Rajasthan – Agra, the most popular tourist city in India and home to the wondrous Taj Mahal. On arrival in Agra, continue on to your hotel for check-in. No activities are set for today, leaving you at leisure to explore the area and pursue your own plans.
Overnight in Agra
After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and set out on to enjoy the sights of Agra. Places that you visit on the Agra sightseeing tour include the Taj Mahal, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, and the Agra Fort. Next, we visit the Fatehpur Sikri, once a bustling capital of Emperor Akbar, now a deserted ghost town.
All three of these historical landmarks are from the Mughal era and are architectural masterpieces. More details of these attractions in Agra can be found on our printable, free Agra Tourism Guide.
After the Fatehpur Sikri sightseeing tour, continue on to the next destination of your Golden Sand Tour of Rajasthan – Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan and the starting point of your Rajasthan tour. On arrival at Jaipur, continue the drive to your pre-booked Jaipur hotel for check-in. No other activities are set for today.
Overnight in Jaipur
After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Popularised as the Pink City, Jaipur is the oldest planned city in India and was developed by Maharajah Sawai Jai Singh I, who adorned the city with pink sandstone architectural masterpieces. Jaipur is also one of the few cities to still have a Maharajah in residence (in the City Palace).
The sightseeing tour of Jaipur takes you across many of these including Amer Fort, a magnificent fort built atop a hillock overlooking Jaipur City and Jaipur City attractions such as Hawa Mahal and Jantar Mantar. More details of these attractions in Jaipur can be found on our printable, free Jaipur Tourism Guide.
The Jaipur sightseeing tour ends with a drop back at the hotel.
Overnight in Jaipur
After breakfast, checkout from your hotel in Jaipur and embark on the drive to Jodhpur, the next destination of your Golden Sand Tour of Rajasthan; en-route stop at Pushkar, an enchanting small town renowned across the world as the venue for the Pushkar Fair.
In Pushkar, visit the Brahma Temple, the only temple in the world to be dedicated to Lord Brahma, one of the Holy Trinity in Hinduism; take a dip in the Pushkar Lake to absolve yourself of your sins and visit other Pushkar temples.
Later, continue the drive to Jodhpur. On arrival at Jodhpur, continue on to the pre-booked hotel for check-in. No other activities are set for today.
Overnight in Jodhpur
After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing trip of Jodhpur.
This city is known by many names including the Gateway to the Thar for its location right on the edge of the Thar Desert, the Blue City for the sea of blue roofs adorning the area and the Sun City for the abundance of glorious sunshine through the year. Built as the new capital of the state of
in the mid 15th Century AD, the historic city of Jodhpur continues to woo travellers from across the world.
During your sightseeing tour of Jodhpur, you will visit architectural landmarks such as the Mehrangarh Fort, Fort Museum and Jaswant Thada. More details of these Jodhpur attractions can be found on our printable, free Jodhpur Tourism Guide.
The sightseeing tour of Jodhpur ends with a drop, back to the hotel. No other activities are set for the day.
Overnight in Jodhpur
After breakfast, checkout from your hotel in Jodhpur and enjoy a scenic drive to Jaisalmer, the next destination on your Golden Sand Tour of Rajasthan.
Upon arrival in Jaisalmer, continue on to your pre-booked hotel for check-in. No activities are set for today, leaving you free and at leisure to relax and recharge yourself in the scenic surroundings. Exquisitely beautiful with golden honey-hued-sandstone architecture overlooking the Thar Desert, the city of Jaisalmer transports you to an era of camel caravans, ancient trade routes and life within a fortress.
Overnight in Jaisalmer
After breakfast, proceed to explore this magnificent Golden City with a Jaisalmer sightseeing tour. Highlights of the tour include a visit to Old Town, Jaisalmer Fort and Patwon ki Haveli. More details of these Jaisalmer attractions can be found on our printable, free Jaisalmer Tourism Guide.
Later, enjoy a drive to the scenic Sam Dunes, approx 50 Kms away from Jaisalmer for a magical camel ride across the sand dunes. Ride into the horizon, stopping only to be mesmerized by the setting sun, which sets the desert aglow with a thousand hues.
Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Overnight in Jaisalmer
After breakfast, checkout from your Jaisalmer hotel and embark on the drive to Bikaner, the next destination of this scenic Rajasthan tour package. Upon arrival at Bikaner, continue on to your pre-booked Jaisalmer hotel for check-in.
Refresh yourself at the hotel, and then set out for a sightseeing tour of Bikaner city, a magnificent desert city that was transformed from barren wilderness to a beautiful city adorned with palaces and temples and the biggest camel breeding farm in Asia.
Highlights of the Bikaner sightseeing tour include visits to Lalgarh Palace and the Camel Breeding Farm. More details of these attractions in Bikaner can be found on our printable, free Bikaner Tourism Guide. If visiting in January, one can also enjoy the festivities of the Bikaner Camel Festival.
The sightseeing tour of Bikaner ends with a drop back to the hotel.
Overnight in Bikaner
After breakfast, checkout of the hotel and proceed to enjoy a visit to the Junagarh Fort, an important attraction on the outskirts of Bikaner. Later, drive to Mandawa, an important fort town in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. Like any other town in Shekhawati, Mandawa is renowned for its fabulously painted havelis. Upon arrival at Mandawa, continue on the drive to your pre-booked hotel for check-in. No other activities are set for today.
Overnight in Mandawa
After breakfast, checkout from your hotel in Mandawa and embark on the sightseeing tour of Mandawa. Places to visit in Mandawa on the tour include the Mandawa Fort and the Havelis. More details of these attractions in Mandawa can be found on our printable, free Mandawa Tourism Guide.
The sightseeing tour of Mandawa ends with a drive back to the Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport in time to board your flight back home or to the next destination with sweet memories of your trip with JetwaysIndia, the India Tour & Travel venture of Jetways Travels Pvt. Ltd.!!