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Ranthambhore to Varanasi via??

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Ranthambhore to Varanasi via??

For the final few days of my trip, I'd like to visit Varanasi. I am going to be leaving Ranthambhore on the morning of 26th Nov to return to Delhi and I can get an overnight train to Varanasi that night. I was wondering if it would be possible for me to travel directly (Ranthambhore to Varanasi) and take in another place en-route for a one night stop and break of journey and not return to Delhi?

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1. Re: Ranthambhore to Varanasi via??

Use a car/driver for Ranthambhore to Dausa (115 kms/ 2.5 hrs drive) and then accommodate in night train for Varanasi

Train time is 16:30 at Dausa to 08:35 at Varanasi, (Marudhar Exp. 4864) if you are ok with this schedule then you don’t need to go to Delhi only for Varanasi train

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2. Re: Ranthambhore to Varanasi via??

Yes, you can very much avoid going to Delhi to reach Varanasi.

The easiest route is:

Sawai Madhopur (the railway station for Ranthambhore) to Mughal Sarai Jn (the closest railway station to Varanasi for direct train.) (approx 15 hrs)

From Mughal Sarai, either you can catch a taxi or another train to Varanasi. It will take approx 1 hour to reach Varanasi by taxi.

The train on Friday i.e 26 Nov (5635 Guwahati exp) takes a longer route (22 hrs), so I would advise you to catch (2396 Ziyarat exp) on 25th Nov (Thu). You'll reach Varanasi on the same evening and will be better prepared for a boat ride at the Ganges next morning.

To see train between the stations, please visit:



Edited: 29 August 2010, 14:15
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3. Re: Ranthambhore to Varanasi via??

The logical stop is Agra, you can route your itinerary such that you do, for example, Delhi - Rajasthan/Jaipur - Ranthambhore - Agra - Varanasi.

Not sure what your itinerary is, so this question is difficult to answer in isolation.

- Deepa

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4. Re: Ranthambhore to Varanasi via??

It is possible!!!

There are one night-train(#9569) runs in Fri, 2 n-trains(#5635 & #8632) run in Sat and one n-train (#5667) runs in Sun respctively.

Otherwise, there is a train to Lucknow at 16:20 and arrive at 06:25 on;

1) Mon, Wed, Thu: #9037 ,

2) Tue: #9039,

In Lucknow, there are 8 trains to Varanasi between 07:00-13:00.

Edited: 30 August 2010, 05:29
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5. Re: Ranthambhore to Varanasi via??

You can take train from Sawai Madhopur to Mughal Sarai that is app. 20 kms. from Varanasi or visit Bharatpur/Agra and direct train from there to Vranasi/ Mughal Sarai. For train details and reservation you can look at www.irctc.gov.in or www.cleartrip.com


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