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Boutique Rajasthan... Romance, Culture & Stylish Hotels in North India

18 days from £4,685 per person

This itinerary features in our Top Ten Romantic Holidays.

Our Boutique Rajasthan tour is an ideal option if you value intimacy, are interested in days relaxing in the wilderness, wish to visit quaint rural settlements, but still want to take in the most evocative sights of Rajasthan; a holiday for true romantics at heart. Start with the beautiful lake city of Udaipur staying at the fantastically located Amet Haveli, followed by the pretty settlement of Narlai where your accommodation blends perfectly with the setting. The pomp and majesty of Jodhpur follows where you’ll stay at the luxurious Raas hotel.

The less frequented town of Nagaur is next with the simplistic yet charming Ranvas heritage property. The impressive fortified desert city of Jaisalmer looms large and here you’ll stay in the fort itself at the simple Killa Bhawan hotel. Mihir Garh, located in the desert is a remarkable property and Chhatra Sagar, with its stunning lakeside camp is equally memorable. The trip is rounded off with a three night stay in the wonderful Samode Palace just outside Jaipur. Agra and the Taj Mahal, or even a jaunt to try to spot a tiger in Ranthambore, can easily be added to this tour.

This is purely a suggested itinerary and can be booked as is, or alternatively used as a starting point for creating your own bespoke holiday to IndiaIf you'd like to see similar tours, take a look at our favourite Honeymoons and Epic Journeys, as well as our Family Holidays in Asia collection.


Itinerary details

18 days from £4,685 per person

  • Day 1 - Amet Haveli - Udaipur
    Land in Delhi and catch a connecting flight to Udaipur. Afternoon at leisure.
  • Day 2 - Amet Haveli - Udaipur
    Half day sightseeing tour of Udaipur. Afternoon boat ride on Lake Pichola.
  • Day 3 - Rawla Narlai - Narlai
    Drive to Narlai visiting Ranakpur Temples and Kumbalgarh Fort en-route. Afternoon leisure.
  • Day 4 - Rawla Narlai - Narlai
    Morning leisure. Afternoon village tour.
  • Day 5 - RAAS Jodhpur - Jodhpur
    Morning drive to Jodhpur. Afternoon leisure.
  • Day 6 - RAAS Jodhpur - Jodhpur
    Half day sightseeing tour of Jodhpur. Afternoon at leisure with a car and driver at disposal.
  • Day 7 - Ranvas - Nagaur
    Enjoy the morning at leisure. Afternoon drive to Nagaur.
  • Day 8 - Ranvas - Nagaur
    Sightseeing tour of the local area. Afternoon free to explore the town or relax in the Fort.
  • Day 9 - Killa Bhawan - Jaisalmer
    A long drive through the Thar today to the stunning desert city of Jaisalmer.
  • Day 10 - Killa Bhawan - Jaisalmer
    Full day sightseeing of Jaisalmer.
  • Day 11 - Mihir Garh - Rohet
    Drive to Mihir Garh.
  • Day 12 - Mihir Garh - Rohet
    Enjoy a village tour. Afternoon at leisure.
  • Day 13 - Chhatra Sagar - Nimaj
    Drive to Nimaj. Afternoon leisure or local activities.
  • Day 14 - Chhatra Sagar - Nimaj
    The the surrounding villages and visit the local farms. Chhatra Sagar is also an amazing place to unwind.
  • Day 15 - Samode Palace - Jaipur
    Drive to Jaipur. Afternoon at leisure.
  • Day 16 - Samode Palace - Jaipur
    Full sightseeing tour of Jaipur.
  • Day 17 - Samode Palace - Jaipur
    Day at leisure with a car and driver at disposal.
  • Day 18 - In transit.
    Morning fly to Delhi for your connecting flight home.
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