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Experience India's Golden Triangle in true style on this chauffeur-driven private journey, while staying at distinctive and luxurious properties by Oberoi Hotels & Resorts. This short tour can be extended to explore more of Rajasthan or travel to the foothills of the Himalaya.
(N)Day 2: Delhi
Morning arrival and transfer to the Oberoi New Delhi for 2 nights. Afternoon tour of Old Delhi, where you will find the mighty Mughal-built Red Fort, the vast Jama Masjid Mosque and, between the two, the bustling lanes of Chandni Chowk where a bewildering array of wares are traded. (N)Day 3: Delhi
Morning tour of New Delhi. Continue to the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun and the Qutb Minar tower. Afternoon at leisure. (B)Day 4: Agra
Morning transfer to Agra. Stay 2 nights at the Oberoi Amarvilãs (Premier room). This hotel enjoys an unrivalled position just 600 metres from the Taj Mahal. Afternoon tour of Agra fort and the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah. (B)Day 5: Agra
This morning you will be taken to the Taj Mahal, built as a monument of eternal love by Shah Jahan to his bride Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal looks amazingly graceful from almost any angle and was built over a period of 20 years by 20,000 labourers and artisans. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the facilities in the hotel. (B)Day 6: Ranthambore National Park
Travel to Ranthambore for 2 nights in a luxury tent at the Oberoi Vanyavila?s, an idyllic retreat set in landscaped gardens. (B, D)Day 7: Ranthambore National Park
Early morning and late afternoon wildlife drives in search of the park’s native tigers. (B, L, D)Day 8: Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri. Designed in 1571 as a tribute to the Sufi saint, Sheikh Salim Christi, Fatehpur Sikri was the capital of the Mughals for 14 years until it was deserted owing to the scarcity of water in the region. Stay 3 nights at the Oberoi Rajvilãs (Premier Room), set in a 12-hectare oasis of landscaped gardens filled with exotic birdlife. (B)Day 9: Jaipur
Morning visit to Jaipur City Palace, which is still the home of the Maharaja of Jaipur. On show at the palace are an extensive collection of art, carpets, textiles and weapons; all beautifully preserved. Optional high tea at the sumptuous Rambagh Palace. (B)Day 10: Jaipur
Morning tour of Amber Fort. Located on a hill 11km north of Jaipur, Amber was the capital of the Kachhawa Rajputs from 1037 until the Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh founded Jaipur in 1727; the majestic fort-palace began construction in 1600. Afternoon at leisure in Jaipur. (B).Day 11: Gurgaon
Fly to Delhi and transfer to the Oberoi Gurgaon for 1 night, with time to relax at the hotel. (B)Day 12: Fly home
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Luxury tour
Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are based on the standard category, unless indicated otherwise.Single supplement
Available on request.Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
Vanyavilas, opened in the autumn of 2001, is the first luxury jungle camp in India. The resort consists of 25 luxury air-conditioned tents located discreetly on the site to ensure maximum privacy. The tents all have large well-appointed marble bathrooms, free standing bathtubs, separate shower stalls and double vanity counters.
Located just 8 km from the historic city of Jaipur The Oberoi Rajvilas, considered by many to be the jewel in the crown of new Indian hotels, combines the finest in style and comfort. Set in 30 acres of carefully tended gardens, a large lotus-filled pond with a 260-year-old Hindu temple as its centrepiece, this exquisite interpretation of an ancient royal fort is the perfect base from which to explore one of India's most colourful and vibrant cities. Inspired by the magnificence of princely Rajasthan, the premier rooms, luxury villas and the royal tents combine all that is finest in modern and traditional Indian craftsmanship. Leisure facilities include tennis courts, swimming pool, a spa and gym. There is a fine restaurant offering a selection of International and Indian cuisine.
In the heart of New Delhi, the recently renovated Oberoi New Delhi is a luxury 5-star hotel with architecture inspired by Sir Edwin Lutyens' New Delhi. The hotel's rooms and suites are elegantly furnished with handpicked artwork, rich polished teakwood floors and marble bathrooms. The three restaurants offer some of the finest dining options in the city, mentored by Michelin-starred chefs. Features: 220 rooms, 3 restaurants, rooftop bar, 2 swimming pools, spa. Room amenities: Butler service, flat-screen TV, writing desk, safe, minibar, tea & coffee making facilities, en suite bathroom
The luxurious Oberoi Gurgaon, set among landscaped gardens, courtyards, stunning reflection pools and fountains, is located in the business district of Gurgaon, and is in close proximity to Delhi International airport. With a resort-like ambience, the hotel features 202 luxurious rooms and suites, a range of leisure facilities and excellent dining options.
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.
Low season from £3195 per person
High season from £4845 per person
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*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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