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Imperial Rajasthan

Imperial Rajasthan (Insight Vacations Luxury Gold)
 

Summary:

Luxuriate in Rajasthan as your dedicated Travelling Concierge charts an adventure across Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. Explore India’s capital your way with the choice to tour the UNESCO world Heritage Site at Qutub Minar or treat your taste buds to the Delhi S...

Duration
13 Days
Cities
7
Next Departure
17-Jan-2022
Starting at
USD 5,508.00
Price per day
USD 424.00

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Summary

Luxuriate in Rajasthan as your dedicated Travelling Concierge charts an adventure across Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. Explore India’s capital your way with the choice to tour the UNESCO world Heritage Site at Qutub Minar or treat your taste buds to the Delhi Street Food Tour, joining a well-known local chef for a sojourn through the famous street snacks of the old city. In Jaipur, the VIP Afternoon Tea experience unlocks the private living room of the Maharaja with an indulgent menu served alongside the crystal table of artisan—René Lalique. At sunrise, see the iconic Taj Mahal emerge from the dusk before journeying to Udaipur, known as the City of Lakes.

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Delhi, A Rich Melting Pot Of Old And New.
Day 2.
Delhi Sightseeing.
Day 3.
Agra And The Views Of The Taj Mahal.
Day 4.
Sunrise At The Taj And Jaipur, The Pink City.
Day 5.
Jaipur Sightseeing. Relaxed Start
Day 6.
Exploring Khismar.
Day 7.
The Sun City, Jaisalmer. Relaxed Start
Day 8.
Jaisalmer Sightseeing. Relaxed Start
Day 9.
The Blue City Of Jodhpur. Relaxed Start
Day 10.
Explore Mehrangarh Fort. Relaxed Start
Day 11.
Udaipur, Venice Of The East.
Day 12.
Udaipur Sightseeing. Relaxed Start
Day 13.
Depart Udaipur, Fly To Delhi.

Visited cities (7): Agra, Bharatpur, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, New Delhi, Udaipur

 

Remarks

Highlights

Choice Highlights

  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Delhi: Join a well-known chef for a culinary exploration of Delhi streets where you will tantalise your taste buds. Experience a wide variety of foods and learn the effect that mixing different flavours has on the palate as you sample Indian delicacies from local stallholders.
  • Delhi: Visit the 12th century Qutub Minar, and see the tallest brick minaret in the world before enjoying lunch.

Exceptional Dining

  • Delhi: Regularly rated as one of India's very finest restaurants, The Spice Route is a feast for all your senses, from the elegant design to the aromatic journey that each dish brings. Admire the incredible artwork from across Southeast Asia as you dine.
  • Delhi: Join a well-known chef for a culinary exploration of Delhi streets where you will tantalise your taste buds. Experience a wide variety of foods and learn the effect that mixing different flavours has on the palate as you sample Indian delicacies from local stallholders.
  • Jaisalmer: Experience a truly unique dinner as the sun sets over the Sand Dunes. A sumptuous nomadic banquet is served under the desert stars as local musicians play traditional tunes into the gentle breeze of the night.
  • Udaipur: Sit down to your indulgent Celebration Dinner in the stunning restaurant of your hotel, which overlooks the beautiful outer courtyard and lake. Dine on a delicious banquet of Indian cuisine as you reflect on your unforgettable time in India.
  • Dining Summary: 1 Afternoon Tea (AT), 12 Breakfast (B), 9 Dinner with Wine (DW), and 7 Lunch (L)

Journey Highlights

  • : Truly experience India by travelling during one of its famed festivals. On select departures in spring, experience the ancient Hindu celebration of Holi, known for its colorful parades.
  • : Truly experience India by travelling during one of its famed festivals. On select departures, in the fall you can experience Diwali, which means “row of lights” and is honored by all Indians, regardless of faith.
  • Delhi: View the monuments of Old and New Delhi when you drive out to Red Fort, the former home of the Mughal emperors. Cruise down the Rajpath to see India Gate and Parliament House.
  • Delhi: Take a tour of Jama Masjid with your Traveling Concierge. Feel the majesty of the largest mosque in India with its three great gates, 40-metre-high minarets, and a courtyard large enough for 25,000 devotees.
  • Delhi: Visit the 12th century Qutub Minar, and see the tallest brick minaret in the world before enjoying lunch.
  • Delhi: Jump into the hustle and bustle of Old Delhi by taking an exhilarating rickshaw ride through the busy streets of Chandni Chowk. Let the city’s sights and sounds swirl around you as you’re transported in traditional style.
  • Delhi: Visit a Sikh temple and community kitchen, where meals are given out to locals and travelers. Those of the Sikh faith regularly open their place of worship to those in greater need.
  • Agra: Visit the impressive fortress in Agra and delve into the history of the Mughal Dynasty, who ruled their empire for over 300 years. See the glorious mosques and fairytale palaces such as the Sheesh Mahal within its protected walls.
  • Agra: Meet the community living in the shadow of the Taj Mahal when you take a Mughal Heritage Walk. Discover hidden gems of the area and learn about daily life in the ancient village with impressive vistas of India’s most famous monument. Through this initiative the community is supported from tourism to improve their living conditions.
  • Agra: Rise in the morning light to view one of the greatest monuments in the world, the grand Taj Mahal. With the light of dawn and fewer visitors, you can fully appreciate its grandeur in peace, accompanied by only the birds and monkeys.
  • Jaipur: Ascend by jeep to stroll through the intricately designed complex of courtyards and halls of Amber Fort. Enjoy the shimmering walls and ceilings and wonderful views of the surrounding countryside and receive a special blessing at this 16th century residence.
  • Jaipur: Enter the towering gates to the City Palace Museum for a look back through time at chandeliers, cannons, chariots and incredible murals. Built between 1729 -1732, this glorious complex is still home to the Jaipur royal family and young king.
  • Jaipur: Visit the colourful cavalcade of the fresh flower and spice market.
  • Jaisalmer: Set off to explore the sights of Jaisalmer, in particular the serene Gardisar Lake, built by the founding Rajput ruler of the city over 600 years ago. Visit the historic fort, where a quarter of the city's population still resides.
  • Jaisalmer: Wander through the local markets of the Golden City of Jaisalmer and uncover the heartbeat of life in the desert. Peruse the fine silks and intricate silver jewellery in the bazaars of this medieval trading city.
  • Jodhpur: Zip through the ancient streets of Jodphur on an invigorating tuk-tuk ride and visit Sadar Market to browse the traditional craft and food stalls which sprawl through the narrow city lanes in the shadow of the famous clock tower.
  • Jodhpur: Follow the winding road to Mehrangarh Fort, the imposing sandstone structure which dominates the skyline above Jodphur. The building, so colossal it was described by Rudyard Kipling as ‘the work of giants,’ houses one of the best-stocked museums of Rajasthan.
  • Ranakpur: Explore the intricately carved Jain temples of Ranakpur. Built in the 15th century by Seth Dharna Sah, the vast structure comprises almost 1500 white marble pillars across its twenty-nine halls and is considered the most spectacular of its kind in India.
  • Udaipur: Visit the architectural marvel of the City Palace complex that towers over the banks of Lake Pichola. This amazing blend of styles is a wonder to explore, with unique paintings and magnificent antiques, a testimony to the Rajput passion for art.
  • Udaipur: Climb the stairs to visit the magnificent Jagdish Temple in the center of Udaipur Old Town and explore the many statues and carvings before stepping into the peaceful surroundings of the Garden of the Maids of Honour at the edge of town.
  • Lake Pichola: Cruise the serene waters of Lake Pichola and relax as you take in the city views from the water.

VIP Experiences

  • Jaipur: Enjoy a private access tour around Jaipur City Palace including the maharajah’s personal living room, normally off limits to visitors. Savour an Indian inspired high tea on the regal terrace after viewing the spectacular handcrafted crystal table by René Lalique.

Well-being

  • : Your Well-Being Director takes a proactive approach to your welfare ensuring all well-being regulations are met. On tours fewer than 20 guests, your Traveling Concierge will act as your Well-Being Director.
  • : Our customized luxury coaches are sanitized before the start of your tour and are maintained to very high standards. Physical distancing measures have been implemented on our customized luxury coaches.
  • : Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19. All Travelling Concierge's, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.
  • : We only work with establishments we are confident will consistently adhere to our high well-being standards, which include hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing venues.
  • : Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.

Included in Price

Additional Included Highlights

  • You will be escorted by one of our fine Travelling Concierges, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas. See booking conditions for exemptions.
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary, available on departures with 15 or more guests.
  • At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • Stay connected with friends and family with hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • Complimentary, private airport transfers are included on start and end dates and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold. Guests will be transferred with fellow Luxury Gold Travellers that arrive on the same flight. Complimentary, private train station transfers are included when train travel is included within the itinerary. Transfers to train stations or alternate hotels, in the same start or end city of the itinerary, may be requested but are not guaranteed.

Travel Package

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Tour (Round Trip) New Delhi New Delhi

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