On this 14-day journey we invite you to be a part of a traveling tradition that dates back 5000 years.

You will experience the most exhilarating culture of North India and marvel at the UNESCO listed world heritage sites. The experiences, cosy boutique hotels and personalised services that we have included will give this trip a very special touch.

About Program

Rajasthan is the most colourful region in India, literally the ‘Land of Kings’, much of India’s history comes from this awe-inspiring land. Many great battles were fought between the armies of the ruling Maharajahs, who each controlled their own kingdoms. Rajasthan still retains an elusive fairy-tale character. A land where the tales of valor of its medieval Rajput warriors are still sung by its travelling bards.

Day 1:                  Arrive Delhi

Arrive in Delhi. On arrival, you will be greeted and assisted by our representative and transferred to the hotel. Rooms will be available from 1400 Hrs.

Delhi has been the seat of power for several rulers and many empires for about a millennium. Many times, the city was built, destroyed and then rebuilt here. Interestingly, a number of Delhi's rulers played a dual role, first as destroyers and then as creators.

The small, very fine design hotel "The Manor" will be your pleasant retreat in the metropolis for two nights.

Day 2:                  Delhi

After breakfast, spend the whole day exploring Old and New Delhi.

Enjoy an interesting stroll through the narrow lanes of Old Delhi. Later drive past the Red Fort, visit Raj Ghat –Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial. In the afternoon, explore New Delhi. You will drive past President’s Palace and India Gate (42m high), built to commemorate the 70,000 Indian soldiers who died in the 1st world war. In the late afternoon visit Humayun’s Tomb, which is considered the forerunner of the famous Taj Mahal.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3:                  Delhi - Agra

Drive to Agra. On the way, you will stop in Sikandra at the tomb of the mighty Mughal ruler Akbar. The night will be spent staying at a home stay with a local family.

Day 4:                  Agra

Today visit Taj Mahal (1631-1653), a poem in white marble, built by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Afterwards visit the imposing Red Fort, considered one of the largest fortifications in the world.

Later see the mausoleum of Itimad-ud-Daulah, also known as the Baby Taj Mahal.

IMP: TAJ MAHAL REMAINS CLOSED ON FRIDAY.

Day 5:                  Agra - Jaipur

Continue drive to Jaipur. On the way stop for a sightseeing tour in the deserted town of Fatehpur Sikri.

On arrival in Jaipur, check in at the hotel. You will be welcomed by the tranquility and tasteful exclusivity of the "Tree of Life Resort". Here the high-quality villas are spread out over a well-kept garden area.

Day 6:                  Jaipur

After breakfast, an excursion trip takes you to Amber Fort. En route, make a photo stop at the palace of winds, the Hawa Mahal. A 5 storied building with a 25cm thick facade from the 18th century having 953 windows. In the afternoon, visit City Palace and Jantar Mantar (1728-34) by king astrologer Jai Singh II. The instruments are built of stone with marble facing on the important plains for measuring the harmony of the heavens.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7:                  Jaipur - Nimaj

After a half-day drive through the steppe landscape of Rajasthan, Nimaj awaits you - far away from the large tourist crowds. You will be a guest at the "Chhatrasagar", where luxury tents provide a very special glamping experience. The "houses far from home" have always played an important role in the lives of the Rajputs, so that they quickly developed into mobile mini palaces. Enjoy nature and end the evening at the sunset by the lake.

Day 8:                  Nimaj

Early in the morning we go on a discovery tour and learn more about the region's unique birdlife. Over 200 species of birds can be observed up close along the nature trails.

Afternoon is reserved for a stroll through the village and let the rural village life work its magic on us and experience how people live in a traditional Indian village.

Day 9:                  Nimaj to Jodhpur

Continue drive to Jodhpur, once the magnificent capital of the Marwar princes and the actual gateway to the Thar Desert. On arrival check in at the hotel

In the afternoon visit Mehrangarh Fort that towers majestically on a 125-meter-high hill above the city. Afterwards visit Jaswant Thada, the gleaming mausoleum made of white marble that rises on a black basalt rock, in honor of Maharaja Jaswant Singh.

Enjoy your stay at RAAS Jodhpur, a boutique hotel with a signature look born from a fusion of modern and ancient styles.

Day 10:                Jodhpur - Deogarh

Our journey today takes us to Deogarh.

A rustic experience awaits you as you proceed to a local railway station and enjoy a ride on a Metre Gauge Train through a countryside stretch. A ride on the local meter gauge train and down the mountainous Ghats section is famous for its panoramic views, scrub jungle, hills, tunnels, 100-foot-high bridges, and remote one-man stations. You will experience the real rural life on the train and will have the opportunity to interact with villagers and co-passengers. It’s an approximate 02 hrs ride covering a stretch of around 21 km in total. While travelling, you may see hundreds of monkeys descending from the forest trees who often come for handouts given by the villagers.

Later check in at "Devshree". The magnificent hotel with luxurious rooms offers a great view of the surrounding flower gardens, while a large veranda invites you to linger and relax. A walk through the village, past farmhouses and the pottery street, rounds off the day.

Day 11:                Deogarh - Devigarh

In the morning we drive towards Devigarh. On the way we stop in Ranakpur and visit an aesthetic highlight of our trip, the Jain Temple of Ranakpur. The temple, built from white marble, is one of the most beautiful and important Jain temples in India. It rests on 1,444 pillars, each of which has a different design.

On arrival check in at “Raas Devigarh”, a 18th century palace converted into a beautiful hotel and a stunning testament to the beauty, charm, and magic of old-world Rajputana.

Day 12:                Devigarh: Excursion to Udaipur

Today explore Udaipur - the "Queen of the Lakes", an oasis in the heart of Rajasthan, on an excursion trip.

Visit the stunning city palace, where the money and artistic creativity of the Mewar princes reached their peak. The Jagdish Temple, in the middle of the colorful bazaar life of the old town, is also worth a visit. A romantic boat trip on Lake Pichola, past the islands of Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir, ends this eventful day.

Day 13:                Devigarh to Delhi

Transfer to the airport and connect flight to Delhi.

Rest of the day is free at leisure to explore the city on your own

Day 14:                Delhi – Onward Flight

In time transfer to the airport and connect flight back home.

IMP: Room will be available till 1200 Hrs

Services included

  • Double room on sharing basis.
  • Daily breakfast. Half board basis in Deogarh.
  • All transfers and sightseeing using airconditioned vehicle.
  • Entrance at all the monuments as listed in the program.
  • Jeep ride at Jaipur.
  • Cycle rickshaw ride in Jaipur.
  • Private Boat-ride in Udaipur.
  • Rural Train ride in Deogarh
  • Village walk in Deogarh
  • Village walk and Bird Watching in Nimaj.
  • Services of English/Language speaking local guides for the sightseeing.
  • Currently applicable taxes.

Services excluded

  • Any airfares / airport taxes.
  • Any expense of personal nature such as tips, phone calls, drinks etc.
  • Any new tax imposed by the Government.

Best travel time

October - March

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