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Itinerary:  Regal Journey Through Rajasthan

 

Tour Highlights

Cosmopolitan National Capital - New Delhi
Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
Udaipur - City of Lakes
Sunset boat ride in lake Pichola Udaipur
Pink City of Jaipur
Elephant ride in Amber fort Jaipur
Countryside Jeep Safari in Jodhpur
Travel by Private Car
Private Guide for Sightseeing

Overview

Discover the proud and valorous regal splendor and heritage of Rajasthan amongst its magnificent forts and palaces, mansions and landscaped estates.

The stunning home ground of the valorous Rajput kings and warrior clans - the ancient kingdom of Rajputana - now India's richly endowed state of Rajasthan, continues to allure visitors with its promise of a kaleidoscope of holiday experiences. From the landscaped vistas Umaid Bhawan Palace's sensuous Art Deco riches in Jodhpur, from the mighty ramparts of Amber Fort to the graceful water palace of Udaipur, Rajasthan pampers you with its generous hospitality and luxurious splendour.


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Day 1 - Fly to Delhi

Fly to Delhi


Day 2 - Arrive Delhi

Meet and transfer to hotel Justa in Greater Kailash


Day 3 - Delhi

Your private guided tour of the capital today highlights the remarkable contrast between Old and New Delhi. Your excursion includes : Vijay Chowk vantage point for grand sweep of British Raj Era Buildings ; Old Delhi focus will be Magnificence of  Jami Masjid (1656) and Red Fort (1639) with its busy hive of lanes that you will tour on Cycle Rickshaw ; Humayn’s Tomb (1565) first Mughal garden tomb and inspiration for several later monuments such as the incomparable Taj Mahal ; The Qutb Minar (1193) tower ; Lotus Temple – Delhi’s most innovative modern structure ; Crafts Museum – Unique project started in 1956 to promote indigenous artisans by giving them place to display with works. 

Overnight in hotel


Day 4 - Delhi / Jodhpur

Morning flight to Jodhpur and transfer to hotel to begin tour of Regal Rajasthan.

Afternoon at leisure.

Overnight at Ratan Vilas


Day 5 - Jodhpur

Tour of Old City and Fort. Meharangarh Fort spreads over five kilometers on a hill. It houses a palace intricately adorned with long carved panels and latticed windows exquisitely wrought from red sandstone.

One of the prominent landmarks of Jodhpur is the Old city clock tower The main attraction however is the Sadar Market. The market has kept alive the old haat bazaar culture. It is a colorful but congested bazaar consisting of many narrow lanes, lined with tiny shops

Afternoon is free or take a jeep safari into the nearby countryside.

Overnight in hotel


Day 6 - Jodhpur / Udaipur

Drive to Udaipur via the Ranakpur Temples (265 Kms, 5-6 hours) on the second leg of Royal Rajasthan tour.

Sunset boat ride at Lake Pichola. Sail through sylvan spots, waft along with a gentle zephyr, in the most romantic of places.

Overnight at Hotel Rampratap Palace


Day 7 - Udaipur

After a leisurely morning proceed for sightseeing tour. The City Palace is the largest palace in Rajasthan, situated on Udaipur’s ridge, overlooking the azure waters of the tranquil lake. Its imperial indomitability is softened by the interplay of multihued mosaics and mirrors, the inlay of cool tile work and leafy roof gardens.We visit the section which is now a museum.

Saheliyon-ki-bari, or gardens for companions, is a celebration of the art of landscape gardening on a princely scale.

Overnight at Hotel Rampratap Palace


Day 8 - Udaipur

After breakfast proceed for a day excursion to the city of Chittorgarh.

The city of Chittorgarh, established in the 7th century by the Mauryan dynasty, epitomizes Rajput pride and spirit, most notably for choosing death before dishonour. The tales of these heroic incidents are still sung by Rajasthan’s bards. The spectacular fort of Chittorgarh is a longstanding witness to much of this turbulent and often romantic history, and is the largest in Asia. Chittorgarh makes for a splendid day-trip from Udaipur and Bundi, to explore the fort and tower of victory.

Later return to udaipur

Remainder of the day at leisure.

Overnight at Hotel Rampratap Palace


Day 9 - Udaipur / Jaipur

After breakfast drive to Jaipur

Overnight at Samode Haveli or Oberoi Rajvilas / Rambagh Palace


Day 10 - Jaipur

Full day guide tour of Amber fort and the city.

Amber was the ancient capital of the region. Now a deserted complex, it however still recalls its heydays in the majestic ramparts rising steeply along the contoured hillsides.

In the afternoon visit City Palace and its Museum (a part of the Palace still remains the residence of the Jaipur royal family), the Jantar Mantar, an 18th century observatory, and the legendary Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds).

Overnight at hotel


Day 11 - Jaipur

Day at leisure.

Evening sunset elephant safari in the countryside beyond Amber fort.

Overnight at hotel


Day 12 - Jaipur / Delhi / Departure

Morning at leisure.

Afternoon drive to Delhi's (260 Kms, 5-6 hours) international airport to catch the flight for onwards destination.

(Check In is three hours prior to departure)


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How it Works

We can customise our tour programmes to make the journey to suit you, as our tours in this e-brochure are based on a minimum of 2 persons travelling together by air, train and chauffeur driven car. Throughout your tour experienced representatives and knowledgeable local guides will assist you where appropriate. Accommodation will be arranged in 5 star luxury hotels and palaces or charming heritage hotels.

Ideas for extending this Journey

* From Jaipur - Visit Agra for one night and see the Taj Mahal.
* From Udaipur - Head out for Deogarh. Relax at Udai Bilas Palace or Shahpura Bagh or Nimaj Camp.
* From Jaipur - Go on a three or four nights tiger safari to Ranthambhore or Bandhavgarh.

Year round

 

TOFTThe Hotels covered in this Itinerary are:
jüSTa Greater Kailash, New Delhi
Oberoi Maidens / The Imperial
Balsamand Lake Palace / Umaid Bhawan Palace
Hotel Rampratap Palace
Samode Haveli / The Oberoi Rajvilas / Rambagh Palace

jüSTa Greater Kailash, New Delhi

jüSTa Greater Kailash is a small luxury hotel located in the Greater Kailash area of South Delhi. It has 24 luxurious rooms & suites, a restaurant, and conferencing facilities. It is an ideal place for both business and leisure travellers to stay during their visit to New Delhi

Located in the heart of Greater Kailash - I and close to famous upscale M block market, jüSTa Greater Kailash is in close proximity to Nehru Place, Okhla & Saket, various entertainment malls, and specialty restaurants. The interiors have been designed by fashion designer Deepika Govind who is known for her understated luxury & exquisite detailing.


Oberoi Maidens

Maidens Hotel is one of Delhi's oldest hotels, built in the early 1900s, and has retained its colonial charm and architecture. Its spacious rooms with high ceilings are unique when compared to the box-sized rooms of modern hotels. Set amidst eight acres of lush gardens, shady trees and tennis courts, it escapes the noise of the main city, but remains within easy access to some of the most magnificent Mughal monuments, and famous shopping center Chandni Chowk with its quaint bazaars and meandering lanes.

Situated in the North Delhi residential area with big " Turn of the Century" bungalows and the bank of the river Yamuna on the east; close to the University of Delhi Campus. The hotel lies within walking distance of the main Interstate bus terminal. Late 19th century architectural elegance is reflected in the classical rooms and the elegant restaurants.


The Imperial

From the time The Imperial opened its doors in the 1930s, when India was beginning to write the last chapters of its saga on independence, there was little space in New Delhi for an Indo- British rubbing of shoulders. The Imperial provided such a space. Pandit Nehru, Mahatama Gandhi, Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Lord Mountbatten would meet at The Imperial to discuss the partition of India and creation of Pakistan.The Nehru family had a permanent suite here.

The Imperial is a fine confluence of a rich historical past and contemporary international appeal. After many restorations, it has managed to preserve its charm, and exudes it’s former glory. The original Frasers and Daniells paintings and the tavern named after them, the symbolically baptized “1911” restaurant and bar, the Royal ballroom were the places where have met and are still as popular today. The Hotel is a jewel of architecture and its location in the heart of the city makes it the ideal venue for tourists around the world.


Balsamand Lake Palace

Balsamand Lake Palace heritage hotel in Jodhpur is a very famous heritage mansion in North India. Balsamand Lake Palace exemplifies perfect traditional Rajputana architecture. The Balsamand Lake Palace heritage hotel, built out of special Jodhpur red sandstone, was originally conceived as the summer resort of the Jodhpur royalty. The Balsamand Lake is an artificial reservoir, built in the 13th century, which provided drinking water to the city.


Umaid Bhawan Palace

Perched high above the desert capital of Jodhpur, Umaid Bhawan Palace is the last of the great palaces of India and one of the largest residences in the world – set amidst 26 acres of lush gardens.

Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, grandfather of the present Maharaja of Jodhpur, this golden-yellow sandstone monument was conceived on the grandest possible scale, in the fashionable Art Deco style of that time. After 15 years in construction, the 347-room palace was finally completed in 1943 – and has served as the principal residence of the Jodhpur royal family since.


Hotel Rampratap Palace

 Ram Pratap Palace located just off the lake Fateh Sagar in Udaipur "the city lakes and palaces", an enchanting budget hotel combines old World charm with modern comforts. Ideally located on the banks of the lake Fateh Sagar is the spacious Raaj Bagh Garden Restaurant, which is accross the street from Hotel Rampratap Palace. The hotel is mere 5 kms away from the railway station and 25 kms from the airport. A friendly team of qualified therapists offers a full range of massage and beauty treatments. The palace hotel offers a breathtaking view of lake Fateh Sagar and the beautiful Aravalli ranges.


The Oberoi Rajvilas

The Oberoi Rajvilas is a unique way to experience Jaipur, one of India’s most vibrant and exotic destinations. A luxury resort with its own distinctive character, it revives the gracious lifestyles of India’s legendary Rajput princes.

Recreating the magnificence of princely Rajasthan, in a beautiful fort setting, with Jaipur as its backdrop; The Oberoi Rajvilas is set in 32 acres of landscaped gardens with pavilions and reflection pools that create the romance and grandeur of Rajasthan. Rooms, luxury tents and villas with private pools are clustered around private courtyards in a richly embellished fort setting. At The Oberoi Rajvilas superb attention to detail creates a soothing blend of warm, effortless service and harmonious spaces.


Rambagh Palace

Once home to Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II of Jaipur, Rambagh Palace is now one of the Leading Hotels of the World. This is one of the first palaces to be converted into a Heritage Hotel .This airy, cream-color palace is relaxing and wistfully romantic, down to the peacocks strutting across the lawns and the arcaded back patios. Every room and suite reflects a world of royalty with its exquisite antiques, rich tapestry and paintings from an era gone by. Spread over 47 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, the Rambagh Palace is centrally located, near the main shopping area and the historical monuments.


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Itinerary

Day 1 - Fly to Delhi
Day 2 - Arrive Delhi
Day 3 - Delhi
Day 4 - Delhi / Jodhpur
Day 5 - Jodhpur
Day 6 - Jodhpur / Udaipur
Day 7 - Udaipur
Day 8 - Udaipur
Day 9 - Udaipur / Jaipur
Day 10 - Jaipur
Day 11 - Jaipur
Day 12 - Jaipur / Delhi / Departure

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