Royal Luxuries Rajasthan

Main Info
Tour Route Arrival – Delhi (03) – Agra (02) – Jaipur (03) – Jodhpur (02) – Udaipur (03) – Mumbai (03) – Departure.
Tour Duration  16 Nights / 17 Days
Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Delhi

Today upon arrival in India’s bustling capital New Delhi you will be met by our airport representative and escorted to your hotel.

Overnight in The Leela Palace, New Delhi

Day 02: Sightseeing Delhi

Today, enjoy the day discovering Old Delhi, Drive pass the majestic Red Fort spread over an area of 2 km, visit India’s largest mosque - Jama Masjid, travel through the bustling market and take a cycle rickshaw ride through narrow alleys and lanes in Chandni Chowk.

Apart from all this you will also get opportunity to enjoy a walking tour with your guide through the largest spice market in Asia called Khari Baoli and local area.

Overnight in The Leela Palace, New Delhi

Day 03: Day in Delhi

Today post breakfast, enjoy the day discovering New Delhi; we will arrange two separate cars and guide to take you to your respective destinations.

Pick up around 09:30 Hrs in morning and start from taking a short guided walk in Rajpath area and see President's HouseParliament House and other Government Secretariat Buildings Secretariat Buildings - the most imposing features of Lutyen’s Delhi, take a photo stop at the iconic war memorial arch - the India Gate.

Then visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, the largest Sikh temple of Delhi, with a gold dome, still in active worship and enjoy a short walking tour of Connaught Place which is the frenetic business and financial hub, centered on a ring of colonnaded Georgian-style buildings with global chain stores, vintage cinemas, bars and Indian restaurants during walk visit Central Cottage Industries Emporium, Janpath.

Later visit Humayun's Tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's first wife and chief consort, Empress Bega Begum, in 1569-70 near to the Lodhi Gardens, which is a city park, spread over 90 acres and it’s contains varies tomb i.e Mohammed Shah's Tomb, Tomb of Sikandar Lodi, Shisha Gumbad and Bara Gumbad.

Then later on if time permits you can visit Purana Qila (Old Fort) which is the oldest fort in Delhi.

Overnight in The Leela Palace, New Delhi

Day 04: Delhi – Agra [240 Kms / 04 Hrs]

After breakfast, Pick up at 09:00 Hrs and embark on a leisurely drive to Agra, city of the world famous Taj Mahal. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel for 02 nights stay

In Evening visit witness the surreal views of the Taj Mahal. Step inside this eternal symbol of love and appreciate the intricate designs and symmetries that rhyme as a poem written in marble. Taj Mahal is an extravagant display of love, built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. You may choose to wake up early to witness the glistening white marble beauty at sunset. (Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays)

Overnight in the Oberoi AmarVilas  

Day 05: Sightseeing Agra

Post breakfast and some rest visit the splendid Agra Fort, built in red sandstone, encapsulating magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and beautiful gardens.

Afternoon visit Baby Taj Tomb “a jewel box in marble”. This mausoleum was built by the Empress Nur Jahan as a gesture of love for her father. The tomb is built of the finest Indian marble embellished with mosaics and beautiful inlay of work of semi previous stones. The central chamber contains the yellow marble tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah and his wife. The tomb is painted with floral decorations and fine marble screens of geometric latticework suffuce the interior in a soft light.

In evening end up your sightseeing by seeing Taj Mahal from secret sport called Mehtab Bagh

Overnight in the Oberoi AmarVilas 

Day 06: Drive Agra – Jaipur [240 Kms / 04 ½ Hrs]

After breakfast, Pick Up at 08:30 Hrs and embark on a leisurely drive to Jaipur - land of the Rajputs. Jaipur is known, as the 'Pink City', home to ancient forts and palaces .Upon arrival check in at your hotel for 02 nights stay.

En-route to Jaipur, you will make a brief stop to visit Fatehpur Sikri, the capital city of the Mughal Empire in the 16th century.

Jaipur, Rajasthan’s capital, is an enthralling historical city and the gateway to India’s most flamboyant state. The city’s colourful, chaotic streets ebb and flow with a heady brew of old and new. Careering buses dodge dawdling camels; leisurely cycle-rickshaws frustrate swarms of motorbikes, and everywhere buzzing auto rickshaws watch for easy prey.

Overnight in Taj Rambagh Palace, Jaipur

Day 07: Sightseeing Jaipur

After breakfast, drive onwards to visit Amber fort, built in the 16th century. The fort is a mesmerizing blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. The Amber Fort was used by the Rajputs for the dual purpose of defense and private residence. The fort encompasses charming gardens and magnificent palaces made from marble and precious stones, richly deco rated with intricate stonemason works and paintings, which represented royal splendor and luxury of the Rajput era. To ascend up the fort, you may choose to walk, drive or take an elephant ride.

This afternoon take a photo stop at the Hawa Mahal, Palace of the Winds, with its unique layer-cake honeycomb windows designed to enable erstwhile women of the royal court to observe passing life without being seen; Jantar Mantar, the largest astronomical observatory built in stone, and the City Palace complex with its impressive gardens and museums.

This evening if you wish you can visit local market to explore some facets of Jaipur crafts such as semi-precious jewels, pottery, colourful embroidered fabrics with mirror work, woven carpets etc – watch artisans at work and enjoy souvenir shopping in this colourful city of Jaipur.

 Overnight in Taj Rambagh Palace, Jaipur

Day 08: Day in Jaipur

After breakfast, enjoy the day on leisure discovering Jaipur yourself

Vehicle will be with you with limits (08 Hours / 80 Kms) [Within City]

Overnight in Taj Rambagh Palace, Jaipur

Day 09: Drive Jaipur – Jodhpur [340 Kms / 6 Hrs]

After breakfast, pick up 08:30 Hrs and proceed on your drive to Jodhpur, a city ringed by high stone walls with seven gates and several bastions. This second largest city of Rajasthan was founded by Rao Jodha in 1459 A.D. Owing to its unique pale blue architecture; Jodhpur is often referred as the ‘blue hued city’ of Rajasthan.

Upon arrival, check in at your hotel for 2 nights stay.

Overnight in Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

Day 10: Sightseeing Jodhpur

Today post breakfast, visit the rock-solid Mehrangarh Fort, and the grand palaces within the fort - Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Phool Mahal, Sileh Khana and Daulat Khana, which are impressive examples of architectural excellence. Near the fort complex stands the Jaswant Thada, and a group of royal cenotaphs made of white marble. While in Jodhpur shop for the exquisite handcrafted articles such as embroidered shoes, metal curios, and silverware, paintings and tie and dye fabrics

Overnight in Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

Day 11: DRIVE Jodhpur to Udaipur [280 Kms / 6 Hrs]

This morning after breakfast pick up at 08:30 Hrs and proceed on your drive to Udaipur, a serene city set in the scenic valley of Aravalli hills, surrounded by three lakes – Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar and Udai Sagar.

En route visit the famous Jain Temples at Ranakpur. Built in the 15th century, Ranakpur temples are one of the largest Jain temples in India. The temples are known for their architecture, grand structures and exquisite sculptures.

Continue drive to Udaipur. Upon arrival at Udaipur, check in at your hotel for 2 nights stay.

 Overnight in Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

Day 12: Sightseeing Udaipur

After breakfast, visit the 16th century City Palace, one of the largest palace complexes in Rajasthan comprising residence of the current Maharaja, heritage hotels, museums and galleries, courtyards and reception halls where royal events take place even today; Jagdish Temple, the 17th century Indo Aryan temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu (Laxmi Narayan), the preserver of the Universe; Saheliyon-Ki-Bari, garden of the maids of honour, with beautiful green lawns, flower beds, water pools, marble elephants and bird fountains.

Enjoy an afternoon at leisure.

Overnight in Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur 

 

Day 13: Sightseeing Udaipur

After breakfast, enjoy the day on leisure discovering Udaipur yourself.

Vehicle will be with you with limits (08 Hours / 80 Kms) [Within City]

 Overnight in Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur 

Day 14: FLY Udaipur – Mumbai [6E 748 Dep @ 10:00 / Arr @ 11:35]

Enjoy morning breakfast at Udaipur Hotel, in time transfer to the airport to catch your flight to Mumbai. Upon arrival in Mumbai transfer to your hotel for 03 nights stay.

In afternoon before 14:00 Hrs enjoys a private guided excursion tour to the rock cut (located 10 Km from the Gateway of India, Mumbai). A short private ferry ride takes you across the harbour to the island of Elephanta for a visit to the Great Cave Temple, which dates back to 550 A.D. Elephanta’s most striking figure represents the three aspects of Shiva – the creator, preserver and destroyer.  (Elephanta Caves is closed on Mondays)

Overnight in The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai  

Day 15: Sightseeing Mumbai

This morning post breakfast proceed for your city tour of Mumbai visiting the Gateway of India, built in 1911 to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to India; While driving in Mumbai you get an opportunity to observe and take photo stops at some famous landmark sites such as Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST – previously called ‘Victoria Terminus’), Mumbai’s most famous railway station, a brilliant specimen of Victorian Gothic style architecture in India; The Church Gate Station where you will spend some time watching the Dabba-Wallahs, the members of the Mumbai Tiffin Box Suppliers Association; Dhobi Ghat, the open air launderette, Nariman Point and Marine Drive Queens Necklace view, also see the Kamla Nehru Park and Hanging Gardens on the slopes of the Malabar hills, offering a nice view of the marine lines and the Chowpatty beach.

Overnight in The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai

 

Day 16: Day in Mumbai

After breakfast, enjoy the day on leisure discovering Mumbai yourself.

Stay at the Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai

 Late night depature Transfer to Mumbai Airport to catch your flight back home.

Day 17: Departure Mumbai

Departure Mumbai

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