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A Maharajah's Life

This tour has been designed with a view to capturing the highlights and essence of India from a privileged perspective: live out history and experience the luxury and opulence of India most extraordinary palaces.  Explore a wealth of Unesco World Heritage sites and varied landscapes, from the stunning Taj Mahal to the Blue city of Jodhpur and take the time to unwind in a stunning luxury camp. This is the perfect opportunity to experience a Maharajah's life.

Holiday Length: 11 days
Start City: Delhi
End City: Delhi
Departure Dates: Daily
Luxury Private Holiday


  HIGHLIGHTS
  • A room with view on the Taj Mahal in Agra
  • Stay 2 nights at the Rambagh Palace, home to generations of Royals in Jaipur
  • A luxurious and relaxing escape at Chhatra Sagar luxury camp
  • Sleep in one of the most romantic palaces in the World, the Taj Lake Palace
                             
 
  Day 1



Delhi
Welcome to India. Meet, assist and private transfer to the Oberoi hotel.

Accommodation:  Recognised as a pioneer amongst luxury hotels in India the Oberoi Delhi reflects the capital cities spirit in a harmonious blend of tradition and contemporary sophistication.

     
  Day 2



Delhi
Sightseeing tour of Old Delhi with its maze of small alleyways, side streets and the legendary bazaars of Chandni Chowk. Continue to New Delhi, characterised by the British colonial buildings and wide tree- lined boulevards. (B)

     
  Day 3






Delhi – Agra (210 km)
Drive to Agra visiting en-route the Tomb of Moghul Emperor, Akbar the Great. Later visit Agra Fort with its magnificent halls and fine views of the Taj Mahal. Transfer to your hotel for the night, the Oberoi Amarvilas where you can indulge with your own private view of the Taj Mahal from your room. (B)

Accommodation: Built in a style inspired by Moorish and Mughal architecture, the Oberoi Amarvilas is rated amongst the leading resort hotels in the world

     
  Day 4





Agra – Jaipur (265 km)
Morning sunrise visit to the magnificent Taj Mahal, a monument of Love. Later drive to Jaipur and visit Fatehpur Sikri en route. Transfer to your hotel for 2 nights, the exquisite Rambagh Palace which has been home to generations of Royals.  (B)

Accommodation: The "Jewel of Jaipur" remained the home of the Jaipur Royal Family until 1957, when it was first converted into a luxury hotel.

     
  Day 5



Jaipur
Today meet your private local guide and gain an insight into the fascinating city of Jaipur. See the Palace of the Winds, the fascinating Jantar Mantar Observatory and the impressive Amber Fort. Later you will have time to explore the colourful bazaars of Rajasthan's capital city. (B)

     
  Day 6





Jaipur – Chhatra Sagar (250 km)
Drive to the Chhatra Sagar luxury camp, your home for the next two nights. You will be welcomed by the Rathore family, descendants of the Maharajah of Jodhpur, owners of this land for 17 generations. (B, L, D)

Accommodation: This idyllic haven comprises 11 luxury and well-appointed tents pitched on a dam, overlooking a lake teeming with birds.

     
  Day 7


Chhatra Sagar
A day to relax and savour the delicious home cooked food. You are free to join a farm and village visit or a bird watching tour. (B/ L/ D)

     
  Day 8





Chhatra Sagar - Jodhpur (130 km)
Drive to Jodhpur and visit Meherangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada, a cluster of royal cenotaphs in white marble. (B)

Accommodation: Night at the 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 private residences in the world, set amidst 26 acres of lush gardens.

     
  Day 9





Jodhpur – Udaipur (280 km)
Drive to Udaipur. En route, visit world famous Jain temples of Ranakpur and their beautiful sculptures. Transfer to the Taj Lake Palace, your hotel in Udaipur for the next two nights. Savour a welcome drink on the terrace offering magnificent views of lake and hills. (B)

Accommodation
:
One of the most iconic hotels in India, the Taj Lake Palace is a marble fantasy floating magically on the still blue waters of Lake Pichola.

     
  Day 10


Udaipur
Visit the City Palace, Jagdish Temple and local market. This evening, enjoy a romantic boat ride on Lake Pichola. (B)

     
  Day 11

Udaipur - Delhi
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Delhi. (B)
Option to extend your stay

 
  Inclusions
  • Private air conditioned transportation with English speaking driver
  • Domestic flight (price subject to change)
  • Accommodation for 7 nights in luxury palaces & 2 nights in a luxury camp
  • Welcome gift on arrival
  • Welcome drinks in each hotel
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees as indicated
  • Sightseeing with local English speaking guides
                        
 
  Note
Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays
     

 

 
   

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