12 days

Royal Rajasthan

Royal Rajasthan

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  • Why we love it

    • Dine with royalty in Nimaj
    • Visit a family of Bishnois and partake in a cooking lesson before sitting down to dinner with the family.
    • Visit the Prajapat Weavers, seeing their exquisite flat-woven cotton rugs known as durries
    • Enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola

    Itinerary

    Day 1 - Delhi

    You’re met by a local representative who arranges your transfer to your hotel in the heart of Delhi – The Imperial.
    The Imperial

    Day 2 - Chambal Safari Lodge

    Nothing quite compares to the moment you first see the Taj Mahal. Spend today taking in the grandeur, and marvelling at this timeless monument to love.
    Chambal Safari Lodge
    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

    Day 3 - Chambal Safari Lodge

    An early start to see the Taj in the changing morning light. Then to Jaipur, stopping off at the sprawling ‘ghost city’ of Fatehpur Sikri followed by a picnic lunch in the beautiful grounds of Bharatpur bird sanctuary ~ stop~off to see thousands of migratory birds.
    Chambal Safari Lodge
    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

    Day 4 - Jaipur

    The ancient capital of the Rajput, the ‘Pink City’ is one of the most vibrant cities in India. You’ll enjoy a private tour, followed by lunch at the famous Niro’s restaurant. Get your dancing shoes on this evening, as an elephant ride takes you to a country house for a private dinner and folk dancing.
    Lebua Resort
    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

    Day 5 - Jaipur

    A truly royal experience as we travel to Nimaj, home to potters, craftsmen and ancient temples. We stay at the Nimaj Palace, built in 1733, enjoying cocktails at the nearby lakeside summer retreat and dinner with the royal family of Nimaj.
    Lebua Resort
    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

    Day 6 - Shahpura

    The walled ‘Blue City’ features one of Rajasthan’s finest forts and bazaars that are a blaze of colour and activity. We explore nearby villages by jeep, including the Bishnois. In the evening, you’re invited to join in a cooking class and dinner with a local family.
    Shahpura Bagh
    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

    Day 7 - Shahpura

    A private walking tour of the city in the morning and the imposing Meherangarh Fort in the afternoon. There’s a little free time too to explore the city on your own or simply relax in the sanctuary of your luxurious mansion.
    Shahpura Bagh
    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

    Day 8 - Udaipur

    A few days in rural India, the surrounds of which we explore by horseback, train and vintage car. A particular highlight is the short train trip through the hills of the Kambli Ghat Pass. Your accommodation at the family~run Jojawar Palace is a destination in itself.
    Devi Garh
    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

    Day 9 - Udaipur

    The ‘City of Lakes’ is the marriage capital of Rajasthan and two days here, you’ll understand why. Palaces on lakefronts, palaces on islands…could there be a more romantic setting? As well as a boat ride and dinner at the famous Whistling Teal restaurant, we take a short drive to the reservation village of Jhadol to meet the Bheel tribe and enjoy a sumptuous lunch.
    Devi Garh
    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

    Day 10 - Jodhpur

    Udaipur is a great place to do some last minute shopping before lunch, and an afternoon flight to Delhi. Many airlines fly out of Delhi in the evening, so accommodation is not booked for this night. We can easily arrange an additional night in Delhi should you wish.
    Raas Haveli Jodhpur
    Breakfast

    Day 11 - Jodhpur

    The walled ‘Blue City’ features one of Rajasthan’s finest forts and bazaars that are a blaze of colour and activity. Explore the city and in the afternoon you visit the nearby villages by jeep, including the Bishnois. There’s a special treat in the evening as you are invited to dinner with the Royal Family of Jodhpur.
    Raas Haveli Jodhpur
    Breakfast

    Day 12 - Delhi

    After breakfast, there is time for some last minute shopping before you transfer to the Jodhpur airport for your flight to Delhi. Many airlines fly out of Delhi in the evening so accommodation is not booked for tonight. We can easily arrange an additional night in Delhi if you wish or you can extend your adventure with a short flight to Colombo to join our Journey through Sri Lanka.
    Breakfast
  • What to Know

    What's Included

    • Domestic economy class flight, with airport assistance, as indicated in the itinerary.
    • Breakfast daily, 6 lunches and 3 dinners.
    • Private sightseeing (including all entrance fees) as outlined in the itinerary.
    • Comfortable private transportation with driver. Other modes of transportation include rickshaw, a jeep & boat.
    • Snacks and refreshments along the way.
    • Tipping & porterage taken care of by tour leader along the way.
    • Airport meet and greet service.
    • Departure transfer

    Not Included

    • International flights
    • Visas
    • Airport taxes
    • Laundry
    • Gratuities for the Tour Leader
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