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Regal Rajasthan | SITA Tours

Regal Rajasthan

Overview

Enchanting villages, vast cities, windswept desert vistas…this itinerary captures the multiple personalities of India with an emphasis on art, culture and history. Tour includes the magnificent Taj Mahal, a sunset visit to the sand dunes of Sam, Udaipur – one of the world’s most romantic cities and Mumbai.

12 Days: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Mumbai

Inclusions

As a guest of SITA, you will receive an Indian Cookbook as a souvenir of your unforgettable journey to India.

  • Deluxe and first-class accommodation as listed (or Similar)
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 1 Lunch and 2 Dinners as mntioned in the itinerary
  • Arrival & departure transfers
  • All sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Local English-speaking guides for sightseeing
  • Entrance fee to the monuments and cultural events
  • Baggage handling
  • Sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal
  • Camel ride at Sam sand dunes in Jaisalmer

Accommodation

Delhi The Imperial (Luxury)
Agra ITC Mughal (Deluxe)
Jaipur ITC Rajputana (Deluxe)
Jodhpur Taj Hari Mahal (Deluxe)
Jaisalmer WH Mandir Palace (First Class)
Jodhpur Taj Hari Mahal (Deluxe)
Udaipur Shiv Niwas Palace (Deluxe)
Mumbai Leela Kempiski (Deluxe)

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Delhi

Welcome to India’s capital city! Upon arrival you are welcomed with a traditional Indian greeting before being escorted to your hotel.

Day 2

Delhi

Enjoy your first morning in New Delhi, before your afternoon tour along Rajpath to view the Parliament House, the President’s House and India Gate. Landmarks you will visit include Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar and Birla Temple. Welcome dinner at the hotel. (BD)

Day 3

Delhi / Agra

Today you will explore Old Delhi and the historic sites of Red Fort(driveby), Raj Ghat, and the mile long Chandni Chowk bazaar. Later, drive to Agra, arrive and check in at the hotel.. (B)

Day 4

Agra / Fatehpur Sikri / Jaipur

Watch the morning sunrise over the great Taj Mahal, a true testament to love, followed by a visit to the exquisite 16th century Agra Fort. On the drive to Jaipur, you will visit the city of Fatehpur Sikri, once the capital of the Mughal Empire, but now abandoned, it is a masterpiece of Indo Saracenic architecture. You will check into your hotel upon arrival in Jaipur. (B)

Day 5

Amber Fort Excursion / Jaipur Sightseeing

Enjoy a morning ascent to the high mountain fortress of Amber before your tour of Jaipur City, the capital of Rajasthan. Sights today include Hawa Mahal, or “Palace of Winds,” City Palace and the ancient observatory. (B)

Day 6

Jaipur / Jodhpur

Drive to Jodhpur this morning. Upon arrival check-in at your hotel. (B)

Day 7

Jodhpur / Jaisalmer

In the morning, visit the invincible Mehrangarh Fort and the Jaswant Thada (a graceful marble cenotaph built in 1899). In the afternoon, drive to Jaisalmer, a fascinating city rising from the heart of the Thar Desert like a golden mirage. The commanding fort etched in yellow sand-stone stands in awesome splendor. (B)

Day 8

Jaisalmer Sightseeing

Visit the awesome Jaisalmer Fort and the beautifully sculptured Jain temples, built between the 12th and 13th centuries. The afternoon winds down with a sunset camel ride to the picturesque dunes of Sam, where great photo opportunities abound as dancers and musicians perform on the wind-caressed sand dunes. (B)

Day 9

Jaisalmer / Jodhpur

Drive to Jodhpur this morning. Check in to your hotel in Jodhpur and enjoy the rest of the afternoon to pursue independent activities. (B)

Day 10

Jodhpur / Ranakpur / Udaipur

Depart for Udaipur in the morning, stopping en route to admire the lovely Jain temples of Ranakpur and enjoy a lunch at the mango grove and private gardens of the Maharajah of Jodhpur. Arrive at your hotel in Udaipur. (BL)

Day 11

Udaipur Sightseeing

Tour Udaipur, also known as the “City of Lakes.” Spend time exploring the architecture of City Palace, Saheliyonki Bari Garden, and the folklore museum where you can watch an udaipur folk string puppet show. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner. (BD)

Day 12

Udaipur / Mumbai (Bombay) / Depart

Board a plane to India’s cosmopolitan city- Mumbai (formerly Bombay), where you will enjoy a day tour of the city. Landmarks and attractions you will be enjoying are the British-built arch “Gateway of India,” the Hanging Gardens and the affluent community of Malabar Hills, the Prince of Wales Museum, Dhobi Ghat, Marine Drive, the Gandhi Memorial Museum and Jain Temple. You will be provided a day room for your rest and relaxation before being transferred in the evening to board your flight home. (B)