|New Delhi||The Imperial (2N Imperial Room)|
|Agra||Oberoi Amar Vilas (1N Premier Room)|
|Jaipur||Rambagh Palace (2N Luxury Room)|
|Shahpura||Shahpura Bagh (1N Royal Suite)|
|Jodhpur||Raas (2N Mehrangarh Fort view Room)|
|Mihirgarh||Mihir Garh (1N Luxury Room)|
|Udaipur||Lake Palace Hotel (2N Luxury Room)|
|New Delhi||The Leela (1N Grande Deluxe Room)|
æSince I was a child it was my dream to visit India.This tour is the perfect combination between culture and nature, hotels I could only dream of, experiences I will never forget.. Thank you TSI for making my dream come true!Æ Wendy van der Knaap û The Netherlands
All our tours are private, depart daily, and can be customized to suit individual interests and schedules. The programm below is a suggested itinarary. Do not hesistate to contact us if your wishes are different.
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Day 2: Delhi
A full day to experience Delhi by private car. Of course we show you the main sights of Old and New Delhi, but we also bring you to places just a few tourists have visited. At 4pm an Afternoon Tea is served at the Atrium of The Imperial. If you are a fan of Spa & Wellness.. check out the Imperial Spa! It is like heaven on earth. Overnight at The Imperial Hotel. Breakfast Lunch & Afternoon Tea included.
After breakfast transfer to Agra. After arrival enjoy lunch at your hotel; the Bellevue Restaurant has a great view at The Taj! In the afternoon you will visit this most extravagant building ever built. You also bring a visit the Agra Fort. Overnight at The Oberoi Amar Vilas. Breakfast & Lunch included.
Day 4: Agra û Ranthambore (290 /6hrs)
An early second visit to the Taj By Sunrise is possible. After breakfast transfer to the Ranthambore National Park. The park is a natural habitat for tigers in the core of the park. Your accommodation is a wilderness camp set on the edge of the park. With only 10 tents it is very exclusive, private and peaceful. In the afternoon you make your first Safari. Overnight at Aman-I-Khas. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.
Another day at The Ranthambore National Park. The best time to view game is in the early morning and late afternoon from open-top safari vehicles. The morning starts with tea or coffee at 5am with vehicles leaving camp shortly thereafter. After the morning safari breakfast is served either in the Dining Tent or in the privacy of your own tent. During the day you can stay at the pool or have a Spa Treatment in the Spa Tent (not included). Afternoon excursions depart from the camp at around 3pm and generally return at 6.30pm. In the evening Indian cuisine and a range of Western dishes are served. Most of the vegetables and herbs are grown in the campÆs organic vegetable garden. Overnight at Aman-I-Khas. Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, Drinks & Dinner included.
Day 6: Ranthambore û Jaipur (150 kms /3 hrs)
Another game drive can be made in the morning (not included). After breakfast transfer to Jaipur, the Pink City. After check in to The Rambagh Palace Hotel you will make a guided walk through the Palace (please give clients the book A Princes Remembers as a gift). Lunch is served at The Rajput Room. Shopaholics will love our plans for the afternoon, as we take you to the best shops in town! Return to the hotel to get dressed for a FiveStar Night Out. Overnight at The Rambagh Palace Hotel. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Coffee included
Day 7: Jaipur
After breakfast we take you on our Jaipur CitySafari. Walking and using the Rickshaw we start the day at the temple to receive a blessing from the priest. From there we will continue to the The City Palace, the Hawa Mahal and the colourfull and bustling bazaars of Jaipur. One of the highlights during the tour is the moment that your picture is taken by a 150 year old camera. For lunch you can choose between a modern or traditional restaurant. (Flow or NiroÆs) After a pretty hectic morning we make sure the afternoon is more relaxed. Sitting on the back of an elephant you can enjoy the Aravalli Hills, the oldest mountain range in India. After the Safari an afternoon tea is served at the Elephant Camp (I canÆt find it at the internet, but it should be there). Overnight at The Rambagh Palace Hotel. Breakfast, Lunch & Afternoon Tea included.
Day 8: Jaipur
After breakfast transfer to Shahpura, where you will stay at the luxury homestay Shahpura Bagh, an oasis in un-explored Rajasthan. The homestay has only 6 Royal Suites and 4 Deluxe Rooms and is therefore a very intimite place to stay and besides that it is a great experience to live with a Royal Indian Family. After lunch it is time for a walk to a nearby rural temple on a wooden hill. It is a 45 minutes trekking, but you will be rewarded with some fantastic views! The rest of the day enjoy the infinity pool or walk around in the 45 acres of garden around the homestay. In the evening the family serves a traditional Indian Thali. If you want to know how to make this at home, youÆre welcome to take a look in the kitchen. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.
Day 9: Jaipur û Jodhpur (340Kms/6Hrs)
After breakfast transfer to Jodhpur, the Blue City. Check in at Hotel Raas, a beautiful and elegant boutique hotel. After lunch at your hotel visit the Mehrangarh Fort. The audio tour gives you lotÆs of information about the history of the fort. Views over the city are spectacular! If you like to play golf visit the 100-year old Ratanada Golf Club outside of Jodhpur. Breakfast and Lunch included.
Day 10: Jodhpur
Today we take you on our Jodhpur CitySafari. Walking and using a horse-cart we show you the best places in town. Again not only the highlights but also unknown places. In the evening dinner at a candle-lit rooftop terrace with views to the Clock Tower, Fort and Umaid Bhawan Palace. (Indique) Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.
Day 11: Jodhpur û Mihirgarh (70Kms/1.3Hrs)
Early transfer to a place æin the middle of nowhereÆ called Mihir Garh. Mihir Garh is an exclusive nine suites boutique hotel where each room offers you more than 1700 sq.ft. of pure luxury. After lunch the hotel takes you on a Village Safari. If you like to cook, why not join Rashmi for a 2-hour workshop, using the family cookbooks, and eat the results for dinner (optional, at no extra costs). Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.
Day 12: Mihirgarh û Udaipur (255Kms/5.3Hrs)
Watch a puja (a religious ritual and offering) in the tiny Krishna and Radhika Temple at the entrance of the fort, then enjoy a camel-ride to a secluded spot in the wilderness to have breakfast. Then drive to Udaipur, visiting the Ranakpur Temples en route. A table for two is booked at Devigarh for lunch. Devigarh is on old Palace where the past and the future meet each other. Before lunch you make a short guided walk through the Palace. Udaipur is the Venice of the East, with Lake Pichola surrounded by the Aravalli Hills. A short boat-ride brings you to The Taj Lake Palace Hotel. In the afternoon you visit the City Palace, RajasthanÆs largest palace with great views over the lake. You also make a boat-ride at Lake Pichola followed by a Heritage Champagne Walk through the Lake Palace. Overnight at The Lake Palace Hotel.Breakfast & Lunch.
Day 13: Udaipur
After a breakfast in bed, we take you on our Udaipur CitySafari. You start the day with a cooking-class, this is the place to learn how to cook a real Indian Curry. Do your very best, because you have to taste your own curry for lunch! (Offer clients a cookbook signed by the person who gave the workshop). After lunch you start with a city-walk, visiting temples, haveliÆs and our favorite shops. YouÆll be back at the hotel in time to relax at the pool or enjoy a Spa Treatment. In the evening we bring you to one of our favorite restaurants. Simple but good authentic food and one of the best views in town! (Jagat Niwas) Overnight at The Lake Palace Hotel. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included.
Day 14: Udaipur û Delhi (By Flight) - Departure
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Delhi. After arrival transfer to your hotel, The Leela Hotel New Delhi . In the afternoon you can choose to stay at your hotel or you can go for shopping to buy some last souvenirs. End of tour. Breakfast included. (Or fly back home via Mumbai to have a short peek of this interesting city).
|1.á||Two nights in the desert in Jaisalmer û in between Jodhpur and Mihir Garh|
|2.á||Goa Beach û from October to March, to be reached by flight from Udaipur|
|3.á||Udaipur û en extra night|
|4.||Rishikesh û Ananda In The Himalaya The Citytours and City Safaris|