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- Experience India - this enigmatic country is vast, varied and unforgettably beautiful. See some of her most iconic sights including the epic Taj Mahal and Amber Fort
- You will stay in stunning Oberoi hotels throughout, renowned for their exceptional service, luxurious rooms and serene surroundings
- A personal private tour guide and exclusive added extras such as spa discounts and yoga lets you experience India in total luxury
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Your Itinerary —
Just for you: Cycle rickshaw ride in New Delhi, Elephant ride at Amber Fort, Boat ride on Lake Pichila
Day 2 Delhi: This morning after breakfast, proceed for a full-day tour of Old and New Delhi. This fascinating city has been in existence since the 6th century BC and has seen ups and downs from the rule of the Pandavas right up to the British Raj. Visit Jama Masjid, which is the largest mosque in India, commissioned by Emperor Shah Jahan. The courtyard of the mosque can hold about 25,000 worshippers.
Enjoy a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, the busiest market in Old Delhi…noisy, chaotic and uniquely Indian. You will then visit the Red Fort, which was constructed during the rule of Emperor Shah Jahan and served as the residence for the Mughal royal family. It continues to be significant even today, as every Independence Day, the Prime Minister makes a speech from its ramparts as the Indian flag is hoisted.
Later, drive past President House and several other government buildings in Edwin Lutyen’s Delhi before you head to Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. This simple memorial marks the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. Thereafter, visit Humayun’s Tomb, commissioned by Humayun’s wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562. It was the first garden tomb built in the Indian sub-continent where the Persian architect used red sandstone on a large scale.
Later in the evening visit the Qutab Minar, which is the tallest brick minaret in the world; it was commissioned by Qutbuddin Aibak, the first Muslim ruler of Delhi. Overnight in Delhi.
Later, visit the Taj Mahal … a mausoleum built as a symbol of Emperor Shah Jehan’s devotion to his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Considered an architectural marvel, its construction took thousands of workers over 21 years to complete. Overnight in Agra.
Further drive to Jaipur and check into your Hotel. Jaipur is the gateway to the magnificent and vibrant state of Rajasthan. Evening take a stroll in the markets of Jaipur for the traditional dresses and shoes, curio shops, blue pottery etc. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 5 Jaipur: Today, proceed for full-day sightseeing trip of Jaipur, also known as the ‘Pink City’. The city of Jaipur is capital to the state of Rajasthan, famous for its colorful culture, forts, palaces, and lakes. Jaipur owes its name to the founder of the city, warrior king Sawai Jai Singh II.
Visit the Amber Fort. The best way to explore the fort is to ride up to it on Elephant back. Prominent structures inside the fort are the Diwan-i-Aam, adorned with latticed galleries, the Ganesh Pol, with a beautiful painted image of Lord Ganesh, and the stunning Sheesh Mahal, a hall decorated with thousands of tiny mirrors.
Later, stop to photograph the beautiful Hawa Mahal, also known as the “Palace of the Winds.” This beautiful façade with its ornately carved latticework windows was designed so the ladies of the palace could look out onto the streets unobserved. Later you will visit the City Palace… again, a synthesis of Rajasthani and Mughal styles. The museums here showcase rare and ancient manuscripts, arms dating back to the 15th century, and costumes of erstwhile royalty.
Later, visit the Jantar Mantar Observatory, comprising geometric devices for measuring time, and tracking stars in their orbits. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 7 Udaipur: After breakfast proceed for a half-day tour of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace, standing on the east bank of Lake Pichola. The complex is a massive series of palaces built at different times from 1559. The balconies of the palace provide panoramic views of the Lake Palace Hotel and Jag Mandir on one side, and the city of Udaipur on the other. The paintings, mosaics, intricately carved 'chhatris' and the architecturally brilliant facade all contribute to making your visit to the City Palace a truly memorable experience.
You will visit also visit Jagdish Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple comprises beautifully carved pillars, decorated ceilings, painted walls and lush halls. Thereafter, visit a picturesque garden, Sahelion ki Bari. Overnight in Udaipur
Day 8 Mumbai: Today in time transfer to Udaipur to board flight for Mumbai. Arrive Mumbai airport, where you will be met assisted & transfer to your chosen hotel. The city that never sleeps, it is still frequently referred to as Bombay. The most modern city in India, it captures the spirit of the changing pace set by liberalization and modernisation. Once a cluster of seven islands, Mumbai was presented to King Charles II in 1661 as part of the dowry when he married Princess Catherine de Braganza of Portugal. Overnight in Mumbai.
Day 9 Mumbai: After breakfast proceed on a half-day tour of Mumbai. Mumbai is the commercial capital of India, and a fast paced, cosmopolitan city. Visit the Gateway of India, situated at Apollo Bunder. It was built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to India in 1911. Next, visit the Prince of Wales Museum, which houses a priceless collection of art, sculpture, china and other antiques. Drive past the Victoria Terminus, Mumbai University and Rajabai Clock Tower.
Make a photo stop at Dhobi Ghat, the open-air laundry of the city. Drive past Marine Drive, Chowpaty Beach, the Parsi Towers of Silence and Malabar Hill. Visit Mani Bhavan, the old Mumbai residence of Mahatma Gandhi. It's a pretty, two-storied structure that showcases well-preserved memorabilia, including an old charkha or spinning wheel that Gandhiji used to use. Overnight in Mumbai
Day 10: Transfer to Mumbai airport to board flight back to UK
Monuments closed on:
Monday – Red Fort, Delhi
Friday – Taj Mahal.
Monday – Prince of Wales Museum
The below hotels include daily breakfast. Just for you: Complimentary yoga sessions (available at selected hotels) and a 25% discount on spa treatments.
Ranked the favourite business hotel in New Delhi by the readers of Condé Nast Traveller, tis luxury hotel will be a welcome respite after your flight. It reflects the capital city’s spirit in a harmonious blend of tradition and contemporary sophistication.
Recognised as a pioneer amongst luxury hotels in India, The Oberoi, New Delhi was the first hotel to feature 24-hour personal Butler service. It's exquisite interiors, impeccable service and fine cuisine combine to make it amongst the most graceful and elegant downtown hotels in Delhi.
Located just 600 metres from the Taj Mahal, The Oberoi Amarvilas encapsulates the beauty and romance of this legendary monument of love. The classical design of the hotel is a tribute to the legacy of Moorish and Mughal architecture, accentuating awe-inspiring vistas of the Taj Mahal
By day, guests can travel in the private golf buggies to the Taj Mahal. At night, they can savour a candlelit dinner beside its soft silhouette.
Ranked amongst the top 5 resorts in the world, The Oberoi Rajvilas, is a royal resort set in a breathtaking thirty two acre oasis of beautiful landscaped gardens and exotic birdlife. Built around an 18th century Shiva temple which affords chanting with a Hindu priest, meditation and morning yoga, The Oberoi Rajvilas is a haven of mystical peace and natural serenity.
Traditional techniques have been used to replicate the famous pink lime plaster walls of Jaipur, throughout the resort. Also adorned with Mughal arches, gold leaf frescoes, high domed ceilings and magnificent crystal chandeliers, The Oberoi Rajvilas epitomises traditional Rajasthani charm and Oberoi luxury.
Located on the bank of Lake Pichola, The Oberoi, Udaivilas stands on the 200 year old hunting grounds of the Maharana of Mewar. Spread over a luxurious fifty acres, which includes a twenty-acre wildlife sanctuary with deer and wild boar, The Oberoi Udaivilas affords spectacular views across the verdant gardens and sparkling Lake Pichola.
The hotel’s intricate layout of interconnecting domes and corridors reflects the layout of Udaipur itself - whose seven lakes are linked by canals. These domes and walkways are flooded with sunlight, caressed by balmy breezes and offer magnificent views of the lake and gardens.
The Oberoi, Mumbai enjoys an unrivalled position on the exclusive Marine Drive, with unparalleled views of the ocean, and the Queen’s Necklace – a golden crescent of lights that adorns the shoreline after dark.
The centrepiece of the hotel is the atrium lobby, abundant with natural light that flows through our tremendous skylight and large floor to ceiling windows. Tiled in flawless white Thassos marble and featuring a contemporary, black granite waterbody, all rooms, restaurants and spa facilities revolve around and branch off this focal point. In the midst of it all, a stylish, red piano occupies centrestage.
Your Journey —
Flights: You may choose from economy or business class flights
The flights included are with either a scheduled or no frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
Transfers: Private transfers are included throughout as per itinerary