The route through the luxurious side of India has to pass through Rajasthan. This former land of the kings is the most prominent indulgent destination promising the mix of heritage and royalty together in a package. The highlights of luxury tour to India include sunrise and sunset visits to the Taj Mahal, elephant ride to reach Amber Fort, game viewing in Ranthambhore.
Arrive the India's bustling capital city of Delhi and enjoy a greeted welcome from India Budget Tour representative who will escort you towards the hotel for overnight in Delhi.
After a fortifying morning meal, embark on a tour of New Delhi. Here, only of a kind experience of driving along the city’s broadest royal avenue, Rajpath can be taken which is the only lane leading to India’s Parliament House and President's House. Sum up this exclusive drive pass with a visit to the India Gate. Also visit Humayun's Tomb, Qutab Minar, and Lotus Temple during the day’s trip to Delhi. Overnight in Delhi.
This morning tour Old Delhi. Among the stopovers are the Red Fort and Jama Masjid, both built by Shah Jahan; Raj Ghat - a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi; and the mile-long Chandni Chowk bazaar. In the afternoon, check out Delhi for a drive towards Agra. Enroute stopover at Sikandra and explore the tomb of Emperor Akbar. Upon arrival in Agra, check in the hotel.
Before seeing Taj Mahal, this itinerary takes you through the other overlooked Mughal monuments in the vicinity. This morning's excursion brings you to Emperor Akbar's 16th century neglected city of Fatehpur Sikri. Remarkably well preserved, this forgotten town presents a perfect synthesis of Muslim, Hindu and Jain architecture. The carved columns bear testimony to this courageous experiment to unite Hindus and Muslims. Afternoon return to Agra to discover the 16th century Agra Fort, with its red sandstone fortified structure, complexes, gardens and halls of audience. Enjoy an extended visit to the magnificent Taj Mahal and witness the transformation as the monument reflects the warm glow of sunset. Overnight in Agra.
An early morning visit to the Taj Mahal presents a splendid testimony to the ethereal marble monument in front of the rising sun. Later, depart by train to Ranthambhore, where the Rajput kings used to go for hunting. Also, the remains of a thousand year old fortress adorn this wildlife sanctuary where leopards and tigers roam in freedom. Upon arrival, check in the local camp. This afternoon enjoy the game drive to the forests of Ranthambore. Your luxury camp is located on the private reserve of the local Maharajah. Overnight in camp.
Ranthambhore is one of the selected game reserves in India, where the nocturnal tigers may be seen in daylight. During this exciting chase game, a tourist can easily click rare shots of the Bengal tigers. The whole morning and evening today is dedicated to the thrilling game drives to discover the jungle for wildlife.
After another morning game, leave for Jaipur, the palatial pink city surrounded by massive wall pierced by outstanding gates. The Jaipur city tour begins with a visit to City Palace, Hawa Mahal or Palace of Winds, sweeping you off your imaginations and Jantar Mantar. Overnight in Jaipur.
Today, travel back in time atop the regal elephants in a royal way towards the mountain fortress of Amber. This is one of the most remarkable experiences of Jaipur wherein you get to see a superb specimen of Rajput architectural complex including ornate palaces, pavilions, and temples. The afternoon is free at leisure or you can avail the opportunity of strolling through the colourful bazaars and source out whatever appeals you in the kaleidoscope of colours.
This morning fly to Udaipur, the city beyond epithets. Famous as the city of lakes, this luxuriant destination is one of the most picturesque cities of India. Discovering this ultimate city includes a visit to the City Palace, Saheliyon ki Bari or Garden of Maids and the folklore museum where the famous string puppet presentation can be viewed in its original style. Overnight in Udaipur.
The day’s excursion brings you to the beautifully sculpted 15th century Jain temples at Ranakpur. Out of all, Adinath is the most well-preserved and impressive examples of Ranakpur temple complex. This is dedicated to the Sun God and is known for its erotic sculpture. Stop for lunch at Maharani Bagh, a mango grove and private gardens of the Maharajah of Jodhpur. Return to Udaipur for overnight stay.
Fly to Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India's most admired cosmopolitan city. The city is known as a business capital of India and Bollywood’s prime thriving center. The tour of this city of dreams include a visit to the British-built landmark archway "Gateway of India,"; the Hanging Gardens and Malabar Hills, where Mumbai's rich populace lives; the Prince of Wales Museum, Dhobi Ghat, Marine Drive, the Gandhi Memorial Museum and Jain Temple. Overnight in Mumbai.
Cruise across the harbor to Elephanta Island and its famous caves, filled with carvings and sculptures dating back to 550 AD. The afternoon is at leisure to relax and pursue independent activities. Late evening transfer to international airport for flight back home.
Cost Per Person -(on twin sharing - minimum 2 persons travelling together)
Valid till Sept 2018 -
Price on request
* Please request rate for the period of X'Mas - New Year Period
Inclusions / Exclusions
- Hotel to hotel transportation
- Air Conditioned Airplane