January, February, March, November & December
This tour is an exciting mix of birding in some lesser known areas and safaris in search of the elusive tiger and the leopard in the Rajasthan. You will travel to Ranthambhore National Park, and then travel further to some off the beaten track destinations Nimaj and Jawai. Ranthambhore National Park is said to be one of the most picturesque game reserves in the world, and is noted for its tigers. Other predators here are the leopards, caracal, hyena, jackal and jungle cat. Marsh crocodiles can also be seen basking by the banks of the lakes. Some of its many species of birds are the great Indian horned owl, various species of eagle, painted and white-necked stock, spoonbill, partridge and quail. Back in 1891, the lord of the small village of Nimaj dammed the neighbouring rivers in order to create a natural water reserve which is still incredibly precious today in face of terrible periods of drought. Today the lake is surrounded by lush green fields of wheat, mustard, cotton and chillies and vast grazing pastures, this hundred – year old reservoir with a periphery of about 10 kilometers is an ideal destination for nature lovers and a perfect getaway from the chaotic city life. Migratory birds have also discovered the paradise ducks, pelicans and cranes frolic in the waters of the lake. Continue your journey to Jawai at the heart of an untrammeled wilderness, where leopards roam wild and free. The region is home to the charismatic Rabari herdsmen, a people at peace with the indigenous wildlife, including the resident spotted cat, the ultimate showstopper that captivates guests both at camp and on safari.
Chhatra Sagar is neither a fairy-tale palace, nor an impregnable fortress imbued with legends of love and braver but 11 sumptuous Royal tents facing a lake bordered by greenery in the heart of Rajasthan. Today the lake is surrounded by lush green fields of wheat, mustard, cotton and chillies and vast grazing pastures, this hundred – year old reservoir with a periphery of about 10 kilometers is an ideal destination for nature lovers and a perfect getaway from the chaotic city life. Migratory birds have also discovered the paradise ducks, pelicans and cranes frolic in the waters of the lake while parrots, eagle owls and hummingbirds dance in the blue vastness of the sky. The spacious tents accommodate two persons each. Its interiors harmoniously combine period decor with modern comforts. The tents have a western style attached bathroom with running hot and cold water. Each tent has its own private sit out overlooking the lake. Meals are served in the dining tent. Every evening camp fire is organized.Hotel Details
Roseate House New Delhi is a contemporary upscale hotel stationed in the capital's only hospitality district, Aerocity. Spread across 1.6 acres, Roseate House New Delhi combines lineage and novelty in its design and services to cater to the new generation of cosmopolitan guests. 30 minutes from the business hubs of Gurgaon and Delhi, 20 minutes from the Indira Gandhi International Airport, the hotel renders a contrasting respite from the city's hustle-bustle. Hotel offers a rooftop infinity pool, a spa and wellness centre and 3 dining options. The property features an ultra-chic cinema hall – Upstage. Each room is equipped with state-of-art amenities, a 4-fixture bathroom, flexible workstation and flat-screen TV. Guests can pamper themselves at the Aheli spa that has 4 therapy rooms, salon, steam and sauna. Those who prefer to work out can head to the fitness centre. VIP Lounge and Club Lounge can be used for brand launches or cocktail dinners whereas Club Prive can be used for corporate meetings. Del, an all-day dining restaurant serves world cuisine while Kheer is an exclusive Indian restaurant. Tara is the Japanese rooftop lounge. The finest tea from across the globe can be found at Roasted by Roseate. Chidya Ghar serves a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.Hotel Details
Sher Bagh is a pioneering, tented camp of 12 luxurious tents nestling on the borders of the world–renowned Ranthambhore National Park. Inspired by the safari encampments of the 1920s, preferred by Princes and Grand Seigneurs of the time, each tent is furnished with 19th century 'Campaign Style' furniture and has all the comforts you could wish for on safari. Sher Bagh promotes sustainable tourism, is ecologically friendly, provides high levels of service and a faultless Ranthambhore experience. Sherbagh is also a member of Relais & ChÃ¢teaux in India.Hotel Details
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.Hotel Details
Trident Gurgaon is a five-star hotel for business as well as leisure travellers. It is conveniently located and is about 15 minutes' drive from the International airport on the Delhi to Jaipur highway and 25 minutes' drive from downtown New Delhi. Set in seven acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, the hotel has an imposing yet serene presence, a resort-like ambience. It is characterised by domes, long walkways, inner courtyards, reflection pools and fountains. The hotel has 136 rooms, which includes a presidential suite and six executive suites, overlooking the garden, courtyards and pools.Hotel Details