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Program Type

Private touring

Vehicle Type for Touring

Car or Small Van AC

Detailed Itinerary

Traditional Indian flower garland welcome upon arrival at airport and transfer to your Hotel.

After breakfast at your hotel enjoy a specialist cycle rickshaw tour by “ICW” in Old Delhi, Covering 20 main sites including historic monuments (Red Fort and Jama Masjid), palaces (Zeenat Mahal and Begum Shamroo Palace), mansions, elegant shrines (Jain temples and other worship places), and colorful bazaars and street eateries of Chandni Chowk . Listen to stories of the sites along with rare pictures and sketches. The tour ends at an Old Haveli (mansion) built in 1860, which has a photo gallery depicting the lifestyle of Mughals.

Enjoy Indian lunch at Heritage Haveli (mansion) converted into boutique heritage hotel

Later proceed to New Delhi visiting the Qutab Minar Complex, visiting a myriad of monuments that combine both Islamic calligraphy and Hindu motifs, commemorating the onset of Islamic rule in India. Then proceed to “Lutyen’s” New Delhi, drive past the Rashtrapati Bhawan, (President’s Palace), Secretariat Buildings, Parliament House and the India Gate, a war memorial arch built in honour of soldiers who died in the Afghan Wars and World War–I.

Suggested Dining Option
Fine Dine at “Indian Accent Restaurant” Serving Authentic Indian menu with modern twist

Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.

After breakfast check-out and drive to Agra. Upon arrival check-in at hotel
Lunch at a famous café to savor on some authentic continental dishes

Later proceed to visit Agra Fort; built by Emperor Akbar on the west bank of the river Yamuna and beautified with palaces and gardens by Jahangir, Agra Fort today dominates the center of the city. Diwan-i-Aam (hall of public audience) and Diwan-i-Khas (hall of private audience) were built by Shahjehan for receiving audiences. Other places to see within the fort include the Khas Mahal. Also visit a marble inlay workshop, where you will learn more about the intricate skill of laying marble, which was used in the creation of the Taj Mahal

Evening enjoy “Mohabbat – The Taj” show. This show depicts a saga of love based on story behind the making of Taj Mahal. The eternal love story of Emperor Shah Jehan and his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal who gave us first wonder in the world in the form of ‘Taj Mahal’. The romantic tale from Indian history has been told in a dramatic manner through a live performance by over 80 professional artists packed by latest light and sound technologies. The main attraction of this show is the 12’ Taj Replica weighing 8250 kilos.

Suggested Dining option
ESPHAHAN at Oberoi Amarvilas – An Opulent dining room featuring elegant statues & a menu of classic Mughlai specialties.

Suggested Hotel: ITC Mughal
Overnight stay at hotel in Agra

SUNRISE visit of Taj Mahal (Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays)
Perhaps no other symbol epitomizes India as Taj Mahal. Situated on the banks of the river Yamuna, the Taj Mahal is an epitome of love, a poem in marble by the Mughal Emperor Shahjehan for his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is entirely made of white marble and its walls are decorated with exquisite pietra dura (stone inlay) work. It is said that different types of precious and semi-precious stones were used in the intricate inlay work done on the interiors. This magnificent monument is set around a Charbagh or 'four garden' plan, which is split by watercourses-a reflection of the Persian style. The rise of sun will give you glimpse of life time with the change of colour this beauty of marble adopts as time pass by.

Return to hotel for breakfast and later depart to Jaipur en-route visiting Abhaneri village, to see the Chand Baori stepwell and marvel at this ancient construction. Over 1,000 years old, the visually outstanding stepwell was originally dedicated to Harshat Mata, the 'Goddess of Joy and Happiness'.

Continue drive to Jaipur and check-in at hotel

Evening: Visit an Indian family home for a hands-on cooking class to learn some famous Indian recipes followed by dinner with the family.

Suggested Hotel: Raj Mahal palace RAAS
Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur

After breakfast visit Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the State until 1728. Visit the Temple of Kali, the Hall of Victory or Jai Mahal and Jagmandir. The Amber Fort, the capital of the erstwhile State of Jaipur until 1728 is perched on a hill. It has halls of Public and Private Audience, a Sheesh Mahal (hall of mirrors) various marble palaces which are marvelous examples of ancient Rajput architecture. The Temple of Amba (Mother Goddess), the patron deity of the Royal family is at the entrance to the palace. Later in the afternoon your tour of the pink city, visit the city Palace - the former royal residence built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal styles which houses a museum with a superb collection of Rajasthani costumes and armory of the Mughals and Rajputs, including swords of different shapes and sizes with ornate handles.

Evening heritage walk “Vocations & Artisans of Jaipur” by Vedic Walk
Highlights of the walking tour
• Explore the geometrically precise architecture of the city
• Visit the old stables converted into market.
• Takes a bird eye view of walled Pink City from one of the biggest towers (Optional)
• Walk through the bangle market & see a demonstration of bangle making with
• Witness a narrow lane full of bridal clothing shops. This will leave you spellbound.
• Walk though some of the most interesting artisans & old houses (Havelis)
• Gemstone workshop & enjoy a hi-tea while witnessing gemstone bullion.
• Closely observe the gathering of local sellers selling the milk products

Suggested Dining option
Enjoy tonight dinner at “Fifty One Shade of Pink”, Hotel Rajmahal Palace RAAS OR “Lawns” of Hotel Rajmahal palace RAAS
Overnight at hotel in Jaipur

After leisurely breakfast drive to Raipur & check-in at Boutique Brij Lakshman Sagar, the picture perfect surrounding of Lakshman Sagar makes it a perfect romantic destination. Enjoy sunset drinks, campfire meal with local music

Suggested Hotel: Brij Lakshman Sagar
Dinner & Overnight at hotel in Raipur

Morning, enjoy a jeep safari to explore nearby village

Later choose and pay for you own activity from various experiences at the property including yoga and meditation, guided nature walks, breakfast in the fields, vegetable harvesting, customized juttis & jewellery, jeep safaris, a trek to Fatehgarh fort, sundowners on the Zanana terrace, local liqueur tasting, live barbeques & cocktails by the lake and local music performances.

Dinner & Overnight at hotel in Raipur

After leisurely breakfast drive to Jodhpur and check-in at hotel

Late afternoon, proceed for sightseeing tour of Jodhpur, stronghold of the fierce Rathore clan was founded in 1459 by Prince Jodha. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill. Within the fort, visit Moti Mahal and Phool Mahal. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph, built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant singh II around 1899.

Suggested Hotel: The Rohet House
Overnight at hotel in Jodhpur

After breakfast drive to Mihirgarh and check-in

Later enjoy a Village Safari showcasing the best of the land; it is a cultural experience, which encompasses all that this region has to offer. From the warm and hospitable people, to the various customs and ceremonies and abundant wildlife, guests have the rare privilege of being welcomed into people’s homes and interacting with them. Meet the ‘Premier ecologists of the world’, the Bishnois, who have protected nature for more than 500 years and are responsible for the very survival of species like the Black Buck antelope (India’s most beautiful antelope and a rare and protected species today). They share a beautiful relationship with this special animal, wherein the antelope stays close to Bishnoi habitation, never leaving it, and displays complete trust in the Bishnoi people. Guests also meet the Raikas (shepherds) with their glorious costumes, and the Paliwals and Meghwals, the Brahmin farmers and weavers respectively.

Suggested Hotel: Mihir Garh
Overnight at hotel Mihirgarh

After leisurely breakfast drive to Narlai and check-in at hotel

Evening: Enjoy Leopard safari - Jeep safari to the rugged Godward countryside around Narlai which suits the leopards and over a period the number have increased. Experience the thrill of customized ride on jeeps for a sighting of this beautiful and graceful cat.

Suggested Dining Option:
Dinner at the stepwell In true Rajasthani style, get adorned with turbans and scarves and hop on the bullock carts arranged especially for the evening, Guided by a local into the dusk, swaying to the movement of the cart, watch the village slowly turning in for the night and the starlit sky unfolding above you, reach your destination lit by hundreds of lamps. A culinary journey awaits guests that ignite the taste buds with elaborate fare offered over next couple of hours. The traditional Rajasthani Thali served depicts a brilliant play of gourmet preparations.

Suggested Hotel: Rawla Narlai
Overnight at hotel in Narlai

After breakfast, enjoy Village walk to look at the traditional way people live there even today. Narlai is a very close-knit community and each individual comes across happy, contended and proud. During the walk you have a chance to go inside some houses, talk to people, ask questions, visit to temples and even share a cup of tea with them.

Later check-out and drive to Udaipur en-route visiting Ranakpur Jain Temple, built in the 15th century, are situated in the lovely Aravalli valley. The town is named after Rana Kumbha, the legendary warrior king of Udaipur. Its surroundings are peaceful and picturesque. The Ranakpur Jain temples have grand structures and beautiful sculptures. There are 1444 pillars in the temples

Continue drive to Udaipur, described as the City of Sunrise. Upon arrival & check-in at Hotel

Suggested Hotel: Hotel Leela palace
Overnight at hotel in Udaipur

Breakfast and then proceed for sightseeing tour of Udaipur, a splash of color in Rajasthan that is brighter when tinged with the tones of local lore and legends. Visit Saheliyon-Ki-Bari, the City Palace, built in 1725, which hours the Dilkhush Mahal, Sheesh Mahal - studded with glittering Belgium Mirrors, Moti Mahal and the Palace of Lord Krishna all of which are ornately decorated. Later visit the Jagdish Temple. This temple built in 1651 is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the preserver in gardens of the maids-of-honor, with beautiful lawns, gardens and fountains. Later drive around the Fateh Sagar Lake.

Later proceed with a Walking tour in Old Local market
This easy walk basically start from Jagdish Chowk and going through kansaro ki gali which was the older part of city given to the copper smith they have their houses and their work shop . End of this street leave you to 19th clock tower, today it is local jeweller market, than you move towards BADA BAZAR which was Main Market of Udaipur where you see a lot of fabric Shops, where you can find ladies are doing shopping, it is more of a colourful market. Then you visit MOCHI WADA, an Old shoe Market. Then you proceed to Mandi KI NAL Which was old grain market , in this passage there are so many cocking utensils shop, shops of the merchants sailing Dry Fruits , lentils , rice , edible oil , and you come in open Passage which is end of Dhan mandi you find shops of Various things and finally you come towards the Vegetable, finally you proceed towards Delhi gate which was one of the Twelve entry Gate of City passing by many shops selling different kind of things ,like Sweets , Sugar Cane Juice , Garments , brooms. End at Old Tonga Stand from where you get your vehicle and drive back to hotel.

Evening: Boat Cruise on Lake Pichola, 4-Km long and 3-Km broad, surrounded by splendid hills, palaces, temples, bathing Ghats and embankments. Visit the island palace Jag Niwas which is beautifully set in the lake.

Suggested Dining option
Enjoy a dinner at “Sheesh Mahal terrace” of Hotel Leela palace which offers splendid illuminated night views of Lake Pichola, city palace and Taj Lake Palace. It is an absolute treat for the eyes accompanied by some great food.
Or
Enjoy a dinner at “Sunset terrace” of Taj Fatehprakash palace overlooking the beautiful lake Pichola and Lake palace lit up in the night

Overnight at Hotel in Udaipur

After breakfast transfer to airport to board flight to Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi board your onward connecting flight

Inclusions

Package cost includes:-

  • 12 Nights accommodation on Twin occupancy on Bed & Breakfast including taxes EXCEPT Brij Lakshman Sagar which is on half-board basis (Breakfast & Dinner)
  • 02 Lunches included (Delhi & Agra each) on Set menu basis
  • All transfers, excursions and sightseeing tours to be by A/C Toyota Crysta
  • Services of Local stationed English speaking Guide in all cities as per program
  • Monument entrance fees as per itinerary (single entry)
  • Assistance at airports by our company English speaking representatives
  • Special Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
  • Mohabbat-e-Taj Show in Agra
  • Cooking Demonstration & dinner with Indian family in Jaipur
  • Heritage Walk in Jaipur by Vedic Walk
  • Village Jeep safari at Lakshman Sagar, Raipur
  • Bishnoi village safari at Mihirgarh
  • Leopard sighting safari + Village walk in Narlai village
  • Boat cruise on lake Pichola, Udaipur
  • Old Market walking tour in Udaipur
  • All presently applicable Government taxes (GST)

With Our Best Compliments:

  • 02 bottles (500 ml) of packaged drinking water in vehicle everyday
  • Traditional Indian Welcome Garlanding upon arrival in Delhi

HOTELS ENVISAGED: (Failing shall provide similar alternative) 

 DAY

 NIGHTS

 CITY

HOTELS

 ROOM CATEGORY

01-03

 02

 Delhi

Imperial

 Heritage room

03-04

 01

 Agra

ITC Mughal

 Royal Mughal suite

04-06

 02

 Jaipur

Raj Mahal RAAS

 Sukh Niwas

06-08

 02

 Raipur

Brij Lakshman Sagar

 Cottage

08-09

 01

 Jodhpur

Rohet House

 Suite

09-10

 01

 Mihirgarh

Mihirgarh

 Alishaan Suite

10-11

 01

 Narlai

Rawla Narlai

 Luxury Grand Heritage room

11-13

 02

 Udaipur

The Leela palace

 Grand Heritage Garden view

Exclusions

Package Cost does not include:

  • Any item of personal nature such as Mini bar, table drinks, Laundry, Telephone calls.
  • Camera fees (Still/video) at any monuments
  • Any tipping, gratuities or porterage anywhere
  • Any International airfare & Visa Fees
  • Any Domestic airfare (Given separately as supplement)
  • Excess Baggage charges (If applicable)
  • Lunches & Dinners anywhere (Unless specified)

DOMESTIC AIRFARE SUPPLEMENT

(Given below are Mid-instant fares and will be subject to change)

Day

Sector

Airfare

13

Udaipur-Delhi

USD 183 PP

Notes

Supplement cost for Using Luxury Vehicles

Type of Vehicle

Supplement Cost (In US Dollars)

Toyota Corolla Altis

USD 295 (Total)

Toyota Camry Hybrid

USD 835 (Total)

Mercedes E Class/  BMW 5 Series

USD 2105 (Total)

RATES FOR SUGGESTED DINING OPTIONS

Day

City

Restaurant/Hotel (On Fixed menu basis)

Meal rate

02

Delhi

“Indian Accent” at Hotel The Lodi

USD 122 PP

03

Agra

“Esphahan” restaurant at Oberoi Amarvilas

USD 146 PP

05

Jaipur

 “Fifty one shade of Pink” at Rajmahal palace RAAS

“Lawns” at Rajmahal palace RAAS (with glass of wine)

USD 153 PP

USD 270 PP

10

Narlai

Dinner at Historic Stepwell

USD 135 PP

12

Udaipur

“Sunset Terrace” at Taj Fatehprakash Palace

USD 122 PP

12

Udaipur

“Sheesh Mahal Terrace” at Hotel Leela Palace

USD 146 PP

Trip Highlights

Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Raipur-Jodhpur-Mihirgarh-Narlai-Udaipur-Delhi

Departure Period
01 Oct, 2022 to 19 Dec, 2022

5 Star
AUD 8,169 P P twin share
AUD 13,464 P P single
AVAILABLE

11 Jan, 2023 to 31 Mar, 2023

5 Star
AUD 8,169 P P twin share
AUD 13,464 P P single
AVAILABLE

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