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Vivid Rajasthan

Private Travel | General interest 16 Days & 14 Nights Lead-in price: £3125 Current prices from: £3125

Vibrant and exotic, Rajasthan is India at its very best. Discover some of its most colourful villages and lesser-known regions as you meander through this vivid land.

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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Delhi

(N)

Day 2: Delhi

Transfer to the Pride Plaza for an overnight stay. (N)

Day 3: Alsisar

Drive to the Shekhawati region, known as the open-air art gallery of Rajasthan. Spend 1 night in the grand Alsisar Mahal. Explore the medieval havelis and stepwells on a heritage walk. (B)

Day 4: Gajner

Travel to Gajner for a 2-night stay in the lakeside Gajner Palace. Afternoon at leisure before an evening folk and tribal dance. (B)

Day 5: Gajner

Take a tour of Junagarh fort and the local bazaar famed for its Kundan jewellery, durries and handicrafts. (B)

Day 6: Khimsar

Travel to the desert village of Khimsar and spend 2 nights at the Khimsar Fort. En route, visit the magnificent fort at Nagaur. (B)

Day 7: Khimsar

Spend a day at leisure or visit the nearby Panchala Blackbuck Reserve. (B)

Day 8: Jodhpur • Pali

Travel to Pali for 2 nights at the Chanoud Garh, a luxurious 300-year-old fort palace. En route, explore the delights of the city of Jodhpur. (B)

Day 9: Pali

Head out on a 4×4 safari, visiting the salt pans and Rabari settlements. Take a guided tour of the local village passing historical temples, the local school and artisans’ shops. (B)

Day 10: Shahpura

Travel to Shahpura for 2 nights at the delightful Shahpura Bagh. (B)

Day 11: Shahpura

At leisure or visit the nearby Dikhola fort. Alternatively, explore authentic village life by Nahar Sagar lake and the hosts’ 56-hectare orchard. (B)

Day 12: Ramgarh

Travel to the delightful village of Ramgarh. Enjoy 2 nights at Ramgarh Lodge, the former hunting lodge of the Maharaja of Jaipur. (B)

Day 13: Ramgarh

Visit Jaipur with its magnificent City Palace and Jantar Mantar observatory. (B)

Day 14: Sariska National Park

Spend 2 nights in the idyllic Vanashrya, located just a stone’s throw from Sariska National Park. (B)

Day 15: Sariska National Park

Morning wildlife safari. Enjoy tea and snacks while watching the sun set over Mansarovar lake. (B, L, D)

Day 16: Fly home

Travel to Delhi for your flight home. (B)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

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.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • The Gateway Hotel Ramgarh Lodge, Jaipur
    The Gateway Hotel Ramgarh Lodge, Jaipur

    Built in the late 1930s, The Gateway Hotel Ramgarh Lodge Jaipur (previously Ramgarh Lodge) was once the favourite hunting retreat of the Maharaja of Jaipur. Located around 40 km from Jaipur, this rustic lodge set in the forested Aravalli exudes an air of history. The lodge was converted into a hotel in the late 1980s and is now managed by the Taj group of hotels. All 13 rooms and suites are spacious, comfortably furnished, combine history with contemporary style and overlook either the rugged Aravalli Mountains or the landscaped gardens. Other facilities include a dining room with a colonial atmosphere, outdoor swimming pool and tennis court.

  • Shahpura Bagh
    Shahpura Bagh

    Once the summer residence of the rulers of Shahpura, Shahpura Bagh is comprised of two residences. Set among 45 acres of garden and surrounded by lakes, the estate is located in an unspoilt part of Rajasthan, between Jaipur and Udaipur. The main house (Nahar Niwas) is where the Shahpura family reside and where meals are served; alternatively a private dining option is available. Umaid Niwas, the restored guest house, is where the rooms are located. Originally built to house visiting nobility, the rooms in the guest house are light and airy, with high ceilings and large windows. The rooms vary in size and shape, but they are all elegantly furnished and equipped with modern amenities such as electronic safes and air-conditioning. Excursions trace the history of the region through neighbouring forts and legends.

  • Pride Plaza Hotel Aerocity, New Delhi
    Pride Plaza Hotel Aerocity, New Delhi

    Pride Plaza Hotel offers a comfortable stay just 2.5 miles from Delhi International airport. Guests can enjoy an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre and spa as well as modern amenities. Features: 385 rooms, swimming pool, restaurant and bar, spa, fitness centre, Wi-Fi. Room amenities: Air-conditioning, minibar, television, hairdryer.

  • Gajner Palace
    Gajner Palace

    Located outside of Bikaner, approximately a 30-minute drive from the city centre, the Gajner Palace is a huge former palace set in a wildlife sanctuary beside a lake. The magnificent carved red sandstone walls surround a garden courtyard with 30 rooms. There is also a honeymoon lodge set separately in the grounds. Delicious Rajasthani cuisine is served in the dining room, which once served as a ballroom for the Maharaja.

  • Chanoud Garh
    Chanoud Garh

    Chanoud Garh is a delightful 300 year old palace ornamented with delicate filigree work and surrounded by regal courtyards and walls painted with colourful murals. The 10 rooms are all individually designed and provide an intimate atmosphere for an authentic and palatial stay in a remote region of Rajasthan. The rooms combine modern amenities with original features, which include stain-glass windows, stone archways and wooden furniture. Original recipes that once served Royalty are still used in the kitchen for a wonderful dining experience. Features: 10 rooms, dining room, courtyard, daily excursions. Room amenities: Air conditioning, day bed, desk.

  • Alsisar Mahal
    Alsisar Mahal

    Alsisar Mahal lies in the old fort situated in the village of Alsisar. Furnished and decorated in a style which recalls the grandeur of a bygone era, this is a heritage property which provides guests with a true Rajasthani experience.

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Dates & prices

VVR2021

Guideline Prices

Low season from £3125 per person

High season from £3255 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local excursions where applicable

Destinations on this tour

  • Delhi

    The Indian capital, is steeped in a glorious, but turbulent, history. In the pulsating old city...

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  • Alsisar

    The Shekhawati (or Garden of Shekha) region of Rajasthan was named after Rao Shekhaji of...

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  • Bikaner

    The desert town of Bikaner was founded in 1488 by Rao Bika, a descendant of the founder...

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  • Shahpura

    Situated midway between Jaipur and Udaipur, Shahpura's idyllic and rural setting makes i...

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  • Jaipur

    Jaipur, which means ‘the city of victory’, was founded in 1727. Popularly...

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