Regal Rajasthan

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Rajasthan, home and playground of the Maharajas and gateway Thar desert! Explore the magnificent Taj Mahal, take an elephant ride up to gates of the impressive Amber Fort and wonder around City Palace in Jaipur, still home to the Maharaja. Ghost cities and elaborated temple complexes, fortresses and palaces this tour offer an insight to the wealth and sophistication of this extraordinary culture.

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Day 01: Arrive in Delhi
Arrive in Delhi and transfer to hotel (check-in 12:00hrs). Overnight in Delhi (Meals: No Meals)

Day 02: Delhi
Explore the historic city of Old Delhi including the magnificent Red Fort, the Jama Masjid, Rajghat and a rickshaw ride through the silver street in Chandani Chowk. Afternoon visit to New Delhi, Humayun`s Tomb, Bhai Temple, Qutab Minar, India gate and government buildings. Overnight in Delhi (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 03: Delhi – Agra (205 kms)
This morning set off to visit the majestic Taj Mahal built by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1648 in memory of his Queen Mumtaj Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. This architectural marvel is a masterpiece fashioned from white marble and India’s most grandiose and world renowned monument (Closed on Friday). Visit also includes the magnificent Agra Fort, marble cutting centre and bazaar. Overnight in Agra (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 04: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Jaipur (240 kms)
After breakfast drive to Jaipur, visiting Fatehpur Sikri en route. Imperial capital of the great Mughal Emperor Akbar and built in red sandstone during the 16th century, Fatehpur Sikri was completely deserted 15 years later due to water scarcity. Overnight in Jaipur (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 05: Jaipur
Take a morning tour of the impressive Amber Fort situated on a ridge outside Jaipur City and enjoy the elephant ride for the climb up to the main gate. Tour continues in the afternoon, visiting the Pink City and including the City Palace, still home to the Maharaja, Hawa Mahal “Palace of the Winds”, and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory which hosts a vast collection of astronomical instruments. Enjoy a stroll through the colourful bazaar before returning to the hotel. Overnight in Jaipur (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 06: Jaipur – Mandawa ( 150 kms)
Drive to Mandawa and on arrival check-in at hotel. Afternoon tour of the Shekhawati region, often referred to as the “open air art gallery” of Rajasthan. Overnight in Mandawa (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 07: Mandawa – Bikaner ( 200 kms)
Drive to Bikaner and on arrival check-in at hotel, afternoon city tour. Overnight in Bikaner (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 08: Bikaner – Jaisalmer (300 kms)
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer, enroute visit desert village .Overnight in Jaisalmer. (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 09: Jaisalmer
Tour the rich and beautiful palaces and “Havelis” of Jaisalmer shimmering against the vastness of Thar desert. Sightseeing in Jaisalmer includes Sonar Kila, Patwon Ki Haveli , Salim Singh Ki Haveli and Nathmalji Ki Haveli. Take an afternoon excursion to Sam and a short camel ride in the sand dunes of Thar desert. Overnight in Jaisalmer. Overnight in Jaisalmer. (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 10: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur ( 260 kms)
Today set off to Jodhpur, gateway to Thar desert, famous for its magnificent forts, stately palaces and grand buildings. Rest of the day is left free. Overnight in Jodhpur (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 11: Jodhpur
Today set off to Jodhpur, gateway to Thar desert, famous for its magnificent forts, stately palaces and grand buildings. Rest of the day is left free. Overnight in Jodhpur (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 12: Jodhpur – Ranakpur – Udaipur (260 kms)
Drive to Jojawar visiting en route, Ranakpur temple complex (opens at 12:00 hours). Ranakpur is home to the 15th century Chaumukh Jain temple, one of the most beautifully sculpted temples in India. Arriving in Udaipur, day is left at leisure. Overnight in Udaipur Meals: Breakfast)
Day 13: Udaipur
Morning city tour of Udaipur including City palace museum, Bharatiya Lok Mandal , Sahelyon Kibari and Partap memorial. In the evening take a boat ride on the Lake Pichola to visit Jagmandir. Overnight in Udaipur (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 14: Udaipur – Delhi
Transfer to the airport for flight to Delhi and on arrival in Delhi transfer the hotel. Rest of the day is left free. Overnight in Delhi (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 15: Delhi
Transfer airport for onward journeys

Tour Details
Range: Exploring Days, Comfortable Nights
Starts: Delhi
Ends: Delhi
Departs: Any day
Hotel Rating: 4 star and heritage hotels
Local Payment: None
Tour Guide: Yes – guided by local tour guide
Meals: Daily Breakfast
Visiting: Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur, Mandawa, Bikaner, Jaisalmer Jodhpur, Ranakpur & Udaipur
Countries: India

Services Included

  • Accommodation on twin sharing (2 persons sharing room) as per above mentioned hotels or similar on Bed & Breakfast basis
  • Arrival/departure transfer & sightseeing with private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Services of English speaking local guides for sightseeing as per above program
  • Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
  • Elephant/Jeep Ride at Amber Fort Jaipur
  • Boat ride in Udaipur
  • Camel ride in Jaisalmer
  • Monument Entrance fees
  • Assistance at airport and hotels by our representatives
  • All presently applicable taxes
  • 24 hrs Emergency Helpline Number

Not Included
Above mentioned costs do not include any international air fare, airport tax, visa fee, unspecified meals, drinks, telephone calls, laundry, camera fees, tips, insurance and any other expenses of personal nature, Single room supplements and any optional additional tours or activities during free time and not mentioned above.

Price from £1649 pp

  • Based on 13nts stay on BB
  • 4 star & heritage hotels
  • Tours as per program
  • English speaking local guide
  • Incl. Entrance fees to sites
  • Incl. All relevant transfers

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