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January, February, March, October, November & December

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REGAL JOURNEY THROUGH RAJASTHAN

This tour blends the best of India’s art and culture taking you through some of the most popular destinations. Your tour will begin in the capital city Delhi which rewards the determined sightseer with more than a thousand monuments. Continue your journey to discover the proud and valorous regal splendour of Rajasthan amongst its magnificent forts and palaces, mansions and landscaped estates. The stunning home ground of the 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. You visit leading tourist destinations such as Jodhpur, Udaipur and Jaipur.

 

EXPERIENCES AVAILABLE:

Cycling

  • Explore the lanes of Old Delhi on a morning cycling tour
  • Explore the villages around Udaipur on a rural cycling expedition.

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

Walking tours

  • Early morning walking tour of the old town in Udaipur to witness the city wake up or the Old City of Jaipur

Ancient Temple Architecture / Spirituality

  • Visit to the Nagda and Eklingji temples in Udaipur
  • Witness the evening worship ceremony at Birla Temple in Jaipur

Art

  • Miniature Painting Workshop in Udaipur

Textiles

  • Block Printing workshop in Jaipur

Adventure

  • Hot Air Ballooning in Jaipur
  • Ziplining in Jodhpur
  • Explore the narrow maze of streets in Old Delhi by cycle-rickshaw
  • Discover the stories woven into the history of Rajasthan’s impressive forts.
  • Enjoy a sunset boat ride on Lake Pichola with first hand views of the Lake Palace.
  • Marvel at the opulence of the lives of the maharajas as you wonder through the Palaces
  • Take in the intoxicating bazaars with their profusion of colours, sights, sounds and smells!
  • Explore the Bishnoi Villages on a jeep safari in Jodhpur
  • Soak up the Rajasthani culture.

Hotels in this Itinerary

  • 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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  • Fateh Prakash Palace, Udaipur

    A grand heritage palace standing majestically along the shores of Lake Pichola in Udaipur, Fateh Prakash Palace was named after Maharana Fateh Singh - one of the greatest rulers of Mewar dynasty. Converted into a heritage hotel par excellence, this magnificent palace features distinctive turrets and majestic domes, and is a treasure-trove of exquisite chandeliers and priceless paintings, unique crystal and crockery collections. Its antique furniture, its Durbar hall with portraits of Maharanas of Mewar and its Crystal Gallery has kept the spirit of the palace alive. A stay here gives the guest a taste of the royal lifestyle. All modern amenities have been provided for the convenience of the guest. The palace offers 21 Dovecote Rooms and 44 Dovecote Premier Suites. Suites have period furniture, portraits and original miniature paintings. All room and suites with private sitting areas. Room facilities include air-conditioning, international direct dial telephone, satellite TV and mini-bar.

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  • ITC Rajputana, Jaipur

    Experience one of the finest luxury hotel in Jaipur - ITC Rajputana, offering the best accommodations in the city with a host of comforts and services in settings that reflect the spirit of Rajasthan and its royalty. Just 15 kilometres from the airport and half a kilometre from the city centre, their regal-influenced design and gardens echo the city’s history. The hotel has 218 guest rooms and suites equipped with modern amenities. Rooms with marble or wooden flooring feature a minibar, coffee/tea maker and flat-screen TV. The spacious suites offer views of the surrounding area. It also features an outdoor swimming pool, spa and 5 food and beverage options. Guests can relax with a swim or enjoy the various treatments at the spa. A steam room, sauna and fitness centre are also available. Other guest facilities include a 24-hour front desk, a business centre and hair salon.

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  • RAAS, Jodhpur

    RAAS is Jodhpur's first luxury boutique hotel comprises three new buildings in addition to the original four; a rare and charming complex that reflects in many ways the walled city itself. Indeed, with its sensational vistas, different styles and angles, a central water body, square and garden; and an all pervasive warm "organic feel" RAAS is a microcosm of the city. And, like virtually every home here, almost every room in the hotel enjoys the most spectacular view of Mehrangarh Fort. The new buildings are modern and contemporary in their use of space and light and context; and yet grounded in tradition. Jodhpur's red sand-stone unites the new with the old, even as modern designs and patterns in its dressing and carving add an exciting and fresh dimension to the region's age-old stone carving industry. This seamless harmony between the old and the new, the modern and the traditional, the familiar and the surprising extends to all aspects of RAAS; and it is everywhere, and at all times, as comforting as it is inspirational.

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  • Rajvilas, Jaipur

    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. The Banyan Tree Spa (proven performer of spa treatments from Thailand) at the resort offers a range of spa treatments backed by a compliment of world-class, state-of-the art amenities and traditional Indian hospitality. For those looking for a chilled-out sojourn the pleasures are all in the details of this stunning property with its landscaped gardens and Mughal-Rajasthani architectural features interleaved with the best modern-day comforts that money can buy.

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  • Samode Haveli, Jaipur

    A popular retreat for visitors to Jaipur, this beautifully restored haveli, run by the descendants of Rawal Sheo Singhji, a Prime Minister in the royal court of Jaipur, promises a royal but intimate and friendly sojourn. The 22 guestrooms, a stunning array of rich furnishings and textures, come equipped with contemporary in-room comforts. The lavish settings of the Sheesh Mahal leave you spell-bound with its elegance and artistic splendour. The spacious Maharaja and Maharani suites are enhanced by their plethora of frescoes and mirror mosaics. While away the languid hours by the pool or the Jacuzzi or arrange for an Ayurvedic massage or a round of golf- then savour the delights of the cultural offerings over drinks and dinner in the central courtyard in the evenings.

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  • Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

    Bearing the classic stamp of the Taj chain of hotels, this is a secluded fairy tale hotel, where elegance and tradition set the placid waters of Lake Pichola at Udaipur aflame with its delectable charm and romantic ambience. The Lake Palace situated on Jag Niwas Island continues to be one of the world's most favoured honeymoon hotels, not just for its beautiful lake setting but also for its attentive services and culinary offerings. Distinctly designed to capture a different mood and period, each of the 66 rooms and 17 suites at Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur offers stunning views. For decades now, its opulent interiors, the private sit-outs jutting over the lake, the lily pond, the swimming pool and atmospheric public areas have served an array of regal fantasies, all beautifully backed by the pampering, gourmet meals and dazzling entertainment. If you really want to make a splash you can hire Gangaur, the 150-year old royal barge (used in Octopussy -the popular James Bond thriller, which was filmed at the City Palace) for a romantic dinner cruise on the lake from the Gangaur Ghat near the City Palace complex.

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  • Taj Palace, Delhi

    The Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi is a five-star hotel. Nestled in six acres of lush greens in the exclusive Diplomatic Enclave of the city, it is mere 20 minutes’ drive from the domestic airport and the city centre. From casual, all-day eateries to formal, fine dining, guests can look forward to a wide selection of delectable dishes and refreshing drinks. Ready to provide you the best in comfort are 422 rooms and 40 suites each planned precisely to offer you the very best experience. Tastefully done interiors and all modern amenities make the hotel ideal for a business or pleasure visit.

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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 Imperial, Delhi

    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. 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 its former glory. Expect to be impressed with the elegant lobby, with inlaid marble floors, three story atrium, Italian fountains, and British Raj lithographs. Rooms at the Imperial retain the regal flourishes of a wondrous past. High ceilings, large comfortable chairs, impeccable decor and cheerful room service & comforts of more modern world, like TV, telephone, channel music, air-conditioning. 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.

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  • The Oberoi, Udaivilas

    Conceived as a traditional Indian palace, The Oberoi Udaivilas showcases the rich heritage of the Mewar region of Rajasthan with its rambling courtyards, gentle rippling fountains, reflecting pools and verdant gardens. Grand architecture inspired by the palaces of Rajasthan present a picture of majesty resplendent with pavilions and domes that lead you to a journey of discovery. Interiors embellished with decorative domes, hand painted frescoes, intricate mirror work and beautifully crafted artefacts create an ambience of regal splendour. An enchanting boat ride across Lake Pichola transports you to the ceremonial welcome that awaits you at resort. Spacious guest rooms, many with uninterrupted views of the lake and the city palace, are elegantly appointed. The Deluxe Suites and the Maharaja Suite feature private swimming pools. The Spa Menu includes holistic non-clinical treatments ranging from ancient Ayurveda to aromatherapy. The resort adjoins a 20-acre wildlife conservatory which houses Indian spotted deer, wild boar and peacocks.

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  • Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

    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. With original furniture in all the rooms, each room seems more luxurious than the other. The Central Dome soars 110 feet overhead and provides spectacular center piece - a focal point for all the visitors to the property. The Trophy Bar, the Risala Restaurant ,the Marwar Hall, the Pillars restaurant and the Kebab Konner from the backbone of the hotels Food & Beverage activities, providing residents and guests a choice of dining options and cuisines.

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