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(N)Day 2: Delhi
Transfer to the Taj Palace for a 2-night stay. (N)Day 3: Delhi
Explore Old Delhi by cycle rickshaw before exploring to Lutyens’ New Delhi including the President’s Palace, India Gate and Humayun’s tomb. Dine in the fashionable Haus Khas area with its wealth of quirky shops and restaurants. (B)Day 4: Agra
Travel to Agra for an overnight stay at Oberoi Amarvilas. Visit Agra Fort and watch the sun set over the Taj Mahal. (B)Day 5: Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur for 2 nights at the sublime Rambagh Palace, the erstwhile residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur. Take afternoon tea on the veranda before a heritage walk of this historic property. (B)Day 6: Jaipur
Visit the 16th-century Amber Fort, a Unesco world heritage site, followed by the City Palace and Royal Observatory. Evening Rajasthani cooking lesson with a local resident or unwind in the Polo bar at the hotel. (B)Day 7: Jodhpur
Travel to Jodhpur for 2 nights at the award-winning Umaid Bhawan Palace. Your stay includes exclusive butler service. Take a heritage tour of the palace and family museum. (B)Day 8: Jodhpur
Visit the imposing battlements of the Mehrangarh hilltop fortress, which houses some of the country’s most intricately decorated palaces, temples and courtyards. Located within the fort is the Chokelao Mahal Terrace restaurant where you can enjoy the romance of a bygone era and soak up the spectacular views whilst relishing a traditional “thali” meal. (B)Day 9: Udaipur
Drive to Udaipur, stopping en route at the exquisite Jain temples at Ranakpur. Continue to the Taj Lake Palace for a 2-night stay. This beautiful hotel is set on an island. Arrive by boat at the Badi Pal jetty, where you will be welcomed like royalty. (B)Day 10: Udaipur
Take a walk through the palace before exploring the highlights of the City Palace on a guided tour. Take a cruise on Lake Pichola followed by a relaxing Jiva Spa session. (B)Day 11: Fly to Mumbai
Morning flight to Mumbai for an overnight stay at the Taj Mahal Palace. In the afternoon, explore the main sights such as the Gateway of India, Prince of Wales museum, the Dhobi Ghat and Mani Bhawan. (B)Day 12: Fly home
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Luxury tour
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A splendid example of the Indo-colonial and art-deco style of the thirties, the Umaid Bhawan was one of the largest and grandest private residences in the world. The palace was built between 1929 and 1943 and over 3,000 artisans worked over 14 years to create this magnificent, and now somewhat faded, edifice. Facilities at the hotel include a swimming pool, squash and tennis courts, croquet and billiards.
The Oberoi Amarvilas is a luxury resort offering outstanding levels of service, comfort and elegance. The 5 star hotel has been designed to provide guests with uninterrupted views of the Taj Mahal from most of the hotel's common areas. The decor has a stylish elegance with the use of natural colours, teak and marble flooring. Some of the rooms offer terraces and bathrooms with unrivalled views of the majestic Taj Mahal. Features: 102 rooms, 4 restaurants, outdoor private dining areas, landscaped gardens, swimming pool, spa, gym, WiFi. Room amenities: Television, sofa, safe, minibar, tea & coffee facilities, en suite bathroom. Some of the rooms offer views of the Taj Mahal.
The Taj Palace is spread out over two and a half hectares of lush gardens in New Delhi. Guestrooms are spacious and elegantly designed with subtle touches of Mughal-era influence. Guests have a wide variety of dining options to choose from, including several multi award-winning restaurants.
Built in 1903, this gracious and iconic hotel is located in central Mumbai, opposite the Gateway of India. The Taj Mahal is split into the old-world Palace Wing and the contemporary Tower Wing, providing a total of 560 rooms and suites. A treasure trove of invaluable memorabilia, the hotel has fused a myriad of artistic styles and tastes. Guests have included royalty and heads of state. Facilities include a pool, fitness centre and spa.
The Taj Lake Palace Hotel, originally known as Jag Niwas, was built in 1754 by Maharana Jagat Sigh II as his summer palace. Today this former pleasure palace is a luxury hotel like no other in the world, set on an island in the middle of Udaipur’s Lake Pichola. Here you may relax amidst slender marble carved columns, filigree screens and fountains. The hotel has 83 rooms, a small swimming pool, 3 restaurants and a bar.
The Rambagh Palace was once the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur and is a fine example of grand and ornate Rajput palace architecture. Situated close to Jaipur city centre, the palace is spread over 47 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. There are 78 bedrooms, and the public areas of the property have retained their traditional theme and palace atmosphere. Hotel facilities include an indoor swimming pool, tennis courts, two restaurants and the famous Polo Bar.
Low season from £4145 per person
High season from £5795 per person
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