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January, February, March, October, November & December

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Medium

INDIAN PANORAMA

Discover the proud and valorous regal splendour of Northern India amongst its magnificent forts and palaces, mansions and landscaped estates. The stunning home ground of the chivalrous 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 wilderness of sand dunes, sensuous Art Deco riches in Jodhpur, aristocratic grandeur of Deogarh Mahal, to the mighty ramparts of Amber, royal Rajasthan pampers you with its generous hospitality and luxurious splendour. Visit the eternal monument of love Taj Mahal at end of your adventure.

 

EXPERIENCES AVAILABLE:

Private Access / Exclusive exploration

  • Experience Mehrangarh Fort by night on an exclusive tour with the curator himself
  • Tour of the private quarters of the City Palace in Jaipur

Gastronomy

  • Cooking demonstration and meal with a local family in Jodhpur or Jaipur.
  • Walk in the spice markets in Delhi or Jodhpur
  • Street food walk in Delhi or Jaipur 

Ancient Temple Architecture / Spirituality

  • Visit Adharshila Temple in Delhi
  • Witness the evening worship ceremony at Birla Temple in Jaipur 

Textiles

  • Block Printing workshop in Jaipur 

Community Service

  • Visit an NGO in Delhi
  • Visit the SHEROES café in Agra that employs acid attack survivors
  • Visit the wildlife SOS Elephant rescue centre in Agra
  • Explore the narrow maze of streets in Old Delhi by cycles
  • Discover the stories woven into the history of Rajasthan’s impressive forts.
  • Hike to hill top temples & Walks in ancient walled cities.
  • Zipping  over a Mehrangarh Fort location for Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises
  • Jeep and Camel Safari in cultural rich Thar desert
  • Rural Rumble – visit to the local villages and farm in Deogarh
  • Marvel at the opulence of the lives of the maharajas as you wonder through the Palaces
  • Explore Kheoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur, a World Heritage Site
  • Soak up the Rajasthani culture.

Hotels in this Itinerary

  • Ajit Bhawan, Jodhpur

    An impressive red sandstone structure built in 1940s, Ajit Bhawan has a rugged beauty of its own which is further enhanced by the arched windows, carved balconies and cupolas. The most interesting feature in the building is the courtyard – a quadrangle with exquisitely carved lattice work. This area comes to life during meal times when Rajasthani delicacies are served by the turbaned men and veiled women. Traditional folk music makes the meals more enjoyable and adds to the warm atmosphere of this place. Stunning elaborate porches adorned with ancient artworks, and lush gardens lead you to the well-equipped accommodation at Ajit Bhawan. The rooms, suites and tents boast of warm ambiance, ornate beds, regal furnishings, and artifacts from Maharaja’s own collection. They are an elegant combination of royal décor and modern luxuries. Ajit Bhawan offers you old world elegance, with the modern comforts of a classic heritage hotel and the essence of being a guest of the Maharaj's family.

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  • Bal Samand Lake Palace, Jodhpur

    Set in a private estate of over 60 acres, with sprawling orchards of lime and pomegranate and landscaped gardens criss-crossed by elegant waterways and even an aqueduct, the Bal Samand Lake Palace with its lovely promenade on the lake, was always more than just a residence; a pleasure palace in the finest Mughal tradition of the picnic. The palace has recently been converted into a hotel with all modern amenities and is an ideal place for a quiet holiday. Portraying a typical ornate Rajput architectural style, the palace is built in red sandstone. The Bal Samand Lake Palace heritage hotel offers 01 Maharani suite, 09 regal suites and 26 garden rooms in the Bal Samand Garden Retreat. The Bal Samand Lake Palace is decorated in a royal fashion that pampers your imagination and concept of a royal home. Every room comes with a flat-screen TV offering satellite channels. Certain rooms have a seating area where you can relax. Some rooms feature views of the lake or garden. For your comfort, you will find bath robes and slippers.

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  • Deogarh Mahal, Deogarh

    This medieval castle, situated in the lakeside village of Deogarh in the Aravalli Hills between Udaipur and Jodhpur, is one of Rajasthan's latest heritage offerings. Marked by its intimate ambience and personalised comforts and wake-up calls by the local peacocks, the rambling palace is now a luxury resort with 40 rooms with rich nuances of its historic past. Dine and share reminiscences with Rawat Nahar Singh, a scion of a renowned name amongst the Rajput aristocracy. The resort is fast becoming a byword of endearing warmth, modern comforts and pleasant company for a memorable sojourn. Shopping in Deogarh is a lovely pastime. With no pressure from touts and hawkers you can browse at leisure for silver jewellery, hand woven fabrics and other local artefacts. The hotel will be happy to arrange jeep safaris, riding and leisurely walks and picnics in the picturesque countryside.

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  • Dera Mandawa, Jaipur

    Dera Mandawa is a family home which offers homestay accommodation in Jaipur. Dera Mandawa was built by Thakur Jait Singhji of Mandawa and further developed and expanded by his sons and grandsons. It is a confluence of influences, adorned with Rajasthani jharokhas (awnings) and arches mixed with British inspired doorframes. Built on two levels, the air-conditioned suites comprise of lobby / galleries, a study and a bedroom. The beds are spacious and comfortable; the baths are clean and have running cold and hot water.

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  • Dev Shree, Deogarh

    Dev Shree luxury hotel in Deogarh, is situated on the edge of the Ragho Sagar lake with the Gokul Fort at the far end, perched on a hill. The sun rises over the Fort streaming through palm trees on the swimming pool. The large verandah overlooking the lawn stretches out to the water infusing a sense of calm. The lake plays host to a large variety of migratory birds in the winter- welcome visitors. Dev Shree has been constructed in a traditional haveli style with deep verandahs, pretty courtyards of Rajput architecture and influence. The interiors are airy and spacious, and the décor has a contemporary twist. In the words of one of the guests “gone is the musty, dusty feel so often associated with traditional rural properties”. The central courtyard is lovely to soak in the warm sun or sit by the cauldron of fire on the cold winter evenings. As the sun sets one hears the villagers returning to their homes with their cows and goats, a golden time of day referred to locally as “gaudhuli”. All the bedrooms offer views of the gardens, some with sit-outs and others with bay windows (gokhras).

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  • Double Tree by Hilton, Agra

    Located in the heart of Agra city center, this DoubleTree by Hilton hotel is one of the few hotels in Agra, offering views of the Taj Mahal located only two kilometers from the hotel. Stay in a garden, pool or city view room, and enjoy breathtaking views of the Taj Mahal from the pool area, and convenient access to Agra’s popular tourist attractions such as the Agra Fort, Akbar’s Tomb and Sadar Bazaar. Upgrade to a suite for additional space with a separate bedroom and living room with a dining area. Enjoy fine dining at this hotel in Agra with four stylish food and beverage outlets offering cuisines from around the globe. Savor selections in the Indian specialty restaurant or refresh with a cool drink in the poolside lounge. In the evening, enjoy live music and cultural performances in our inviting courtyard. Energize in the 24-hour fitness center or swim in the sparkling outdoor pool. After a busy day, indulge in a treatment at the spa.

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  • Four Points by Sheraton, Agra

    Four Points by Sheraton hotel in Agra is located just 2 kms away Agra from the famous and magnificent Taj Mahal. Each room here will provide you with a minibar. Featuring a bath or shower, private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer and bathrobes. You can enjoy city view from the room. Extras include bed linen and ironing facilities. At Four Points by Sheraton Agra you will find a fitness center. Other facilities offered at the property include luggage storage. Dining options include Oasis, an all-day dining multi-cuisine restaurant, Stop by Henry’s, a lounge bar where alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and The Roof Top where guests can enjoy sumptuous grilled option with a view of the Taj Mahal.

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  • Leela Palace, Udaipur

    Stately and proud, overlooking the Aravalli Range, the Leela Palace Udaipur stands majestically on the shores of the tranquil Lake Pichola. The décor is fitting of a palace, regal and colonial, yet deepened with rich Indian cultural tones. No matter which room you take, you'll enjoy spectacular views of the lake, mountains, or the intricate architecture of the city. The hotel promises luxurious stay with its 72 Rooms and 8 Suites are finely appointed with artifacts and furnishings representing the handicrafts of Rajasthan. The hotel also offers the facilities of ESPA spa, yoga instructions and meditation sessions to relax your body and rejuvenate your spirit. The guests can choose from a variety of dining options which includes all day dining restaurant, lake side restaurant, dining under the stars on the roof top restaurant and an intimate lounge bar.

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  • Manvar Desert Camp, Jodhpur

    An indescribable experience of fun and adventure amidst the sand dunes in the Thar Desert awaits visitors staying at this delightful desert camp located near Jodhpur in Shergarh district. Comfort is ensured by the cosy arrangements in the 20 deluxe tents with their attached bathrooms, pitched in the desert wilderness, enclosed by sand dunes. Meals are a treasured experience as the dining tent is perfectly situated to take in those glorious desert vistas, the sunrises and the dazzling sunsets. The days are filled with jeep and camel safaris, while the evenings come alive with flickering mashaals and the local folk artists with their song and dance performances weave their own magic.

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  • Ratan Vilas, Jodhpur

    Built in 1920, by Maharaja Ratan Singh of Raoti, a keen horse lover and one of the greatest Polo players of his times, Ratan Vilas with its imposing red Jodhpur sandstone carved exterior and simple yet comfortable interiors is a genuine heritage edifice in sylvan setting. The villa continues to be the home of the grandson of Maharaja Ratan Singh, Maharaja Bharat Singh and his family. In order to utilize this beautiful place, the family decided to take in guests and now Ratan Vilas is a family run hotel. Decorated aesthetically with period furniture, charming Indian fabrics, delicate hand block prints and interesting family photographs, the Guestrooms and the Common Areas are inviting, spacious, well-appointed and caringly arranged to facilitate your comfort in every conceivable manner. The bedrooms offer an eternal old world charm blended with all modern amenities with a lot of emphasis on quality.

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  • The Claridges, Delhi

    Set in the leafy boulevards of New Delhi, Claridges Hotel is been a landmark in Lutyens Delhi since the 1950’s. Graceful architecture, elegant décor, and a seamless blend of old-world charm and contemporary facilities have made The Claridges, New Delhi one of the best addresses. The 3-floor low rise building has a mildly Art Deco feel to it and a calm understated elegance, in keeping with the spacious bungalows that line the streets of the city. Distinguished guest rooms and suites with their classic, understated décor, the lush landscaped garden with swaying palm trees, and personalised service create a tranquil haven for the business or leisure traveller in the heart of the busy city. The lobby, with its fine double-crescent staircase, sets the tone for the rest of the hotel. There is a somewhat primitive business centre, a swimming pool and a health club. The hotel also has a number of restaurants and a congenial bar. The hotel is within close proximity of the business district, ministries, diplomatic missions, shopping and cultural centres and historical landmarks.

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  • The Oberoi, Delhi

    Located in New Delhi, India’s capital city, The Oberoi, New Delhi reflects the city’s spirit in a harmonious blend of tradition and contemporary sophistication. Located close to the city centre near business, commercial and shopping districts, the luxury hotel overlooks Delhi’s prestigious Golf Club on one side and the heritage site of Humayun’s Tomb on the other. Exquisite interiors, impeccable service and fine cuisine combine to make this the Capital’s most graceful and elegant hotel. The award-winning hotel is ideal for business travel or holidays to explore the cultural wonders of Delhi. The hotel has 220 rooms and suites inspired by Lutyens' New Delhi design, with authentic furnishings and handpicked artwork. All feature large picture windows which frame unmatched views of Delhi Golf Course on one side and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Humayun's Tomb on the other. All accommodation radiates luxury.

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  • The Trident Jaipur

    The hotel is built like a Rajasthani Palace and has a relaxed ambience. It is located on the route to Jaipur’s renowned Amer Fort and looks out to the picturesque Aravalli ranges and offers stunning views of the Mansagar Lake and Jal Mahal. Tastefully appointed, the 132 rooms and suites are well-lit and airy and offer all the modern amenities such as a spacious wardrobe, an LCD television and a personal bar. The soothing views are perfectly complemented by a selection of wellness and recreation facilities.

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  • The Trident, Agra

    Built around a lovely 6 acres of tropical garden courtyard with Mughal era stone pathways, fountains, sandstone pavilion, and a pool it’s simple, clean and elegant hotel, the Trident is located just a few minutes’ walk from the world-famous Taj Mahal. It has 140 elegantly furnished rooms that include rooms for the physically challenged and a non-smoking section. All rooms are centrally air-conditioned and equipped with modern facilities like a mini-bar, complimentary tea and coffee making facility, direct dial telephone, television set with satellite transmission and a personal safe.

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