A Hundred Havelis

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BEST SEASON

October to March

Grade

Gentle – Moderate

Duration

15 days

1275 $ / Person

04-06 Persons

Focus : History & Heritage
 

OVERVIEW
This trip offers you a great peek into India’s past exemplified by its indefatigable Maharajahs & glorified by the massive Havelis & never ending forts standing still & solid till date. For the connoisseurs this is a real gem of a journey that unfolds in its path the cultural & historical legacy of immense significance. Set in Northern region, you get to traverse the length & breadth of the Shekhawati & Marwari region soaking in the diverse cultures & cuisines before ending this spectacle at Agra, the city Wonder, repository of Taj, a monument dedicated to the eternal love & devotion of a Irrepressible Mughal emperor, Shahejehan.

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MAJOR INCLUSIONS

  • TRANSPORTATION INCLUDED YES
  • BREAKFAST INCLUDED YES
  • ALL MONUMENTS TICKETS YES
  • HOTELS 4 / 5 STAR INCLUDED YES
  • GUIDE / ESCORT INCLUDED YES

DAY WISE ITINERARY

DAY 01 ARRIVE IN DELHI & DRIVE TO PATAUDI ( 60 kms, 2 hrs)

You arrive in Delhi on your own,. We shall meet with you at the airport exit, assist you to the waiting car/coach & escort you to your next destination Pataudi. Upon arrival, you check in the Pataudi palace for overnight stay.

The Pataudi Palace sprawls across some ten acres of Greenland in the vast countryside of Haryana. Although an older colonial Gothic palace existed, this fresh, white pillared and arcaded palace was especially built when the Nawab of Pataudi Iftikhar Ali Khan aspired for the hand of the Bhopal princess Sajida Sultan. The palace is flanked by two colonial bungalows, one with five guest rooms and a charming private garden, a private cricket ground, as well as a badminton court. The other one is used by the royal family whenever they visit Pataudi. The main palace also houses a well-equipped billiards room. On arrival stay at overnight.

DAY 02 PATAUDI - AGRA (200 kms, 3-4 hrs)

After a leisurely breakfast at the palace, you drive to Agra, the city repository of the wonderful Taj. Agra is located on the banks of river Yamuna and was once the capital of the region during the rule of great Emperor Akbar. The city achieved fame during the period of Mughal rule and today it is a major tourist destination. The historic city has three world heritage sites – Agra Fort, the beautiful Taj Mahal and the Fort at Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival check into your hotel. Evening city sightseeing of Agra visiting Agra fort and Taj Mahal at Sunset. Overnight stay at hotel.

Hotel: TBA

Meals Provided Today: Breakfast

DAY 03 AGRA - RANTHAMBHORE (Short drive followed by a train journey of 3 hrs)

After breakfast transfer to Bharatpur railway station to board train to Sawai Madhopur. On arrival check into a forest lodge at Ranthambhore national Park. Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest and most renowned national park in Northern India. The famous and former hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur, is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of south eastern, Rajasthan, which is about 130 km from Jaipur. Today the Ranthambore National Park terrain is major wildlife tourist attraction spot that has pulled the attention of many wildlife photographers and lovers in this destination. The park, spread in 1344 sq kms, is majorly famous for its Royal Bengal Tigers and some other wildlife. Visit one of the world’s most popular national parks in the evening by exclusive open top jeep with your private naturalist. Dinner and overnight stay at forest lodge / Camp.

Lodge/Resort: TBA

Meals Provided today: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 04 RANTHAMBHORE

Morning and evening game viewing into the Ranthambhore National Park in an exclusive open top wheel drive jeep with your private naturalist. In the afternoon visit the Ranthambhore Fort located inside the national park. Dinner and overnight at the Forest lodge / Camp.

Meals Provided today: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 05 RANTHAMBHORE - KOTA (140 kms, 2-3 hrs)

Today early morning after a hot cup of tea, you visit the national park by an exclusive open top 4 wheel drive jeep with your naturalist to see the wildlife. On return check out of the lodge / camp and drive to Kota. On arrival check into your palace hotel for overnight stay.

Hotel: TBA

Meals Provided today: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 06 KOTA ( Day excursion to Bundi)

Morning excursion to Bundi, A small rustic town, known for its forts, palaces and baolis. Evening explore the town on your own. Overnight at Palace hotel.

Meals Provided today: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 07 KOTA - CHITTAURGARH (150 kms, 3-4 hrs)

After breakfast, you leave for Chittaurgarh. Chittaurgarh is an old city as an embodiment of Rajput tradition mixed with romance and courage and is known for its audacious history. One is attracted to this city because of its formidable and glorious past which is well clear in the ruined castles, impressive forts and magnificent royal buildings. On arrival check into your palace hotel for overnight stay. Evening explore the town. Overnight stay at hotel.

Meals Provided today: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 08 CHITTAURGARH - DUNGARPUR (210 kms, 4-5 hrs)

Morning explore the sites and monuments of the historic town. Later we will drive for approx 5 hrs to reach Dungarpur, once the princely state of the region. Dungarpur is about 120 kms from Udaipur and is naturally beautiful city located in the foothills of the Aravalli. It is not only beautiful but rich in Historical heritage and marvellous architecture. Gaipsagar lake situated in heart of the city adds charm and beauty to this place. On arrival check into your Palace hotel for overnight stay.

Meals Provided today: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 09 DUNGARPUR

Morning excursion to Baneshwar. Afternoon city sightseeing of dungarpur visiting Juna Mahal, Museum and other historic monuments. Juna Mahal with its intricate glass work is worth a visit. It’s a lively document of seven hundred years old, breath taking paintings and splendid construction style. It is also known as “Bada Mahal” (Big Palace) or “Purana Mahal” (Old Palace). Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Meals Provided today: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 10 DUNGARPUR - UDAIPUR (120 kms, 2-3 hrs)

Spend the morning at leisure. Later drive 3 hrs to the famous romantic city of Udaipur. Udaipur – ‘ City of Dreams’ or ‘ Venice of the East’- is perhaps the most beautiful of all Indian cities. A romantic collection of exotic gardens filled with blossoming trees and fantasy island palaces shimmering in mirror-calm lakes – that’s Udaipur. On arrival check into your palace hotel. Evening free for leisure activities. Overnight stay at hotel

Meals Provided today: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 11 UDAIPUR

After breakfast, a guided city tour will be organised with your English speaking guide. Evening enjoy sunset boat cruise on lake pichola. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 12 UDAIPUR - DEOGARH (120 kms, 2-3 hrs)

After breakfast drive to Deogarh en route visiting Ranakpur Jain temples. On arrival at Deogarh, check into your palace hotel. Deogarh town is nestled among the oldest mountains range in the world – the Aravalis. The surrounding rugged, rocky hills are dotted with a number of old, majestic forts and over a hundred lakes. Deogarh is also renowned for its miniature painting. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Hotel: TBA

Meals Provided today: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 13 DEOGARH - JODHPUR (150 kms, 3-4 hrs)

After breakfast rural rumble to the nearby areas to see the villages and their way of life. Later check out of the palace and drive 4 hrs to Jodhpur. Jodhpur is on the eastern fringe of the Thar Desert and serves as the gateway to the wonderland of sand dunes and shrubs, rocky terrain and thorny trees. On arrival check into a hotel for overnight stay.

Hotel: TBA

Meals Provided today: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 14 JODHPUR

Morning city sightseeing of Jodhpur with your private English speaking guide. Evening explore the walled city on your own and visit the spice markets. Dinner and overnight at a hotel.

Hotel: TBA

Meals Provided today: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 15 JODHPUR – DELHI - DEPARTURE

After breakfast, you pack up & check out of the hotel. We shall transfer to airport for a flight to Delhi. Here we meet with you & assist you to the international airport for your flight back home. Your trip comes to an end. Hope you enjoyed travelling with us.

We wish you a safe flight & happy memories.

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