Journey to Rajasthan-legendary home to princes, pageantry and incredible opulence. Begin in Delhi where you’ll visit World Heritage Site after World Heritage Site. See the Taj Mahal from your deluxe room in Agra and tour the mausoleum in the lovely morning light. In Jaipur, relive the days of the maharajahs and ride an elephant through the doorways of the magnificent Amber Fort. In the lake city of Udaipur, savor the sunset and royal palaces on a private cruise. Experience the best of Rajasthan in royal fashion.
DAYS 1 & 2
New Delhi, India
See the magnificent Red Fort, a marvel in red sandstone. Visit Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. Then tour New Delhi’s sights including the Mausoleum of Emperor Humayun, the imposing India Gate and Parliament House.(B)
Oberoi Hotel, New Delhi
This morning take the train south to incredible Agra. En route, visit the Agra Fort, a massive red sandstone Mughal Fort. Built on the banks of the Yamuna River in 1565 by Emperor Akbar, the fort houses a beautiful Pearl Mosque. Tour the world famous Taj Mahal - built by Shah Jahan for his queen, Mumtaz Mahal.(B)
Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra
DAYS 4 & 5
Drive to Jaipur, stopping en route to explore the magnificent fortified city of Fatehpur Sikri. Visit the “ghost town-and its Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, and the Panch Mahal Palace. In Jaipur, take an elephant ride to the Amber Fort, a classic, romantic Rajasthani fort-palace. Stop to visit Hawa Mahal - the Palace of the Winds. Then tour the city, starting with a visit to the Maharaja’s City Palace, and later, visit the Jantar Mantar, the largest stone and marble observatory in the world.(2B)
Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur
DAYS 6 - 8
Udaipur Depart for Home
Today fly to Udaipur, called the “Venice of the East,” and visit the exquisite City Palace. Covering almost four acres, it is noted for its marble pavilion and imposing dome. Today it is a museum with a large and diverse collection of artifacts. Then enjoy a private boat ride on Lake Pichola. On Day 8, you will be taken to the Udaipur airport for your flight home or on to your next destination.(2B)
Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur
January 1, 2012
From $2,995.00 per person double occupancy.
From $2,390.00 single room supplement.
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary
- All transfers and fully guided daily sightseeing provided by a private deluxe A/C vehicle
- Local English-speaking guide for sightseeing in each city
- Entrance fees per final scheduled itinerary
- Airport porterage, where available (2 bags per person)
- Local taxes
- TravcoAssist (Medical Travel Assistance Plan)
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