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Forts & Palaces of Rajasthan... Experience India's Living History

14 days from £3,967 per person

This tour of Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan has been put together to represent the kaleidoscopic colours that can be witnessed whilst travelling through the princely state. Start by exploring the capital, Delhi, and its stark juxtaposition from the bustling Chandni Chowk of Old Delhi to the tree-lined avenues around Connaught Place of New Delhi. From here travel to Agra, home of the impressive Taj Mahal.

Continue into Rajasthan where the colours begin to jump out from all directions, from the ladies vibrant saris to the cities buildings. Take in the 'pink city' of Jaipur before driving west to Mihir Garh, a fabulous boutique hotel resembling a Rajasthani fort floating in the middle of the desert. Continue further west into the Thar desert to visit the ancient fortified settlement of Jaisalmer. Return to the 'blue city' of Jodhpur and stroll around the bazaars with their spices, tie-dye fabrics and puppets, and visit the Meherangarh Fort.

End the trip in the romantic city of Udaipur and take a boat ride on the shimmering Lake Picchola.

This is purely a suggested itinerary so can be booked as it is, or used as a starting point for creating your own luxury tailor-made tour of India. If you'd like to see similar trips, take a look at our Epic Journey collection; as well as our favourite Honeymoon, Celebration & Party and Spa & Wellness itineraries.


Itinerary details

14 days from £3,967 per person

  • Day 1 - The LaLiT New Delhi - Delhi
    Arrive in Delhi and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of New Delhi.
  • Day 2 - The LaLiT New Delhi - Delhi
    Sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. Afternoon at leisure with a car and driver at disposal.
  • Day 3 - Trident Agra - Agra
    Train to Agra. Sightseeing on arrival including the Taj Mahal. Afternoon at leisure.
  • Day 4 - Samode Haveli - Jaipur
    Re-vist the Taj Mahal at sunrise. Drive to Jaipur visitng the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri on the way.
  • Day 5 - Samode Haveli - Jaipur
    Full day sightseeing tour of Jaipur and Amber. Evening private
  • Day 6 - Mihir Garh - Jodhpur
    Drive to Mihir Garh. Afternoon village tour.
  • Day 7 - Fort Rajwada - Jaisalmer
    Drive to Jaisalmer. Spend the afternoon at leisure.
  • Day 8 - Fort Rajwada - Jaisalmer
    Full day sightseeing of Jaisalmer.
  • Day 9 - Ajit Bhawan - Jodhpur
    Drive to Jodhpur. Afternoon at leisure.
  • Day 10 - Ajit Bhawan - Jodhpur
    Half day sightseeing tour of Jodhpur. Afternoon at leisure with car and driver at disposal.
  • Day 11 - Rawla Narlai - Narlai
    Drive to Narlai stopping at Kumbalgarh Fort & Ranakpur Temples on the way.
  • Day 12 - Amet Haveli - Udaipur
    Drive to Udaipur. Afternoon at leisure to relax by the lake.
  • Day 13 - Amet Haveli - Udaipur
    Half day sightseeing tour of Udaipur. Afternoon boat ride on Lake Pichola.
  • Day 14 - In transit.
    Transfer to the airport for your onward journey home.
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