Grand Palaces & Historic Forts

Enjoy Golden Age luxury and some unforgettable experiences as you discover the glories of Rajasthan. This extraordinary small-group tour includes stays in some of Northern India’s finest heritage hotels, and is crammed with memorable experiences. First Delhi, then Agra, then Rajasthan (the Land of Kings) reveal their glorious pasts and rich traditions, stupendous palaces, great forts and decorated hawelis. With included safaris by boat and jeep, fine dining in some astonishing settings, and a host of tours and excursions that will bring your surroundings thrillingly to life, this is India at its finest.

Highlights

  • Stay in luxurious heritage hotels in spectacular surroundings
  • Discover the sights of Delhi by rickshaw
  • Visit Agra's Fort and peerless Taj Mahal
  • Jaipur's Amber Fort, Observatory and City Palace
  • Tour exquisite Udaipur and cruise on Lake Pichola
  • Seeing Ranakpur's astonishing Jain temples
  • Marvel at Jodhpur's stupendous Meherengarh Fort
  • Experiencing an 'Arabian Nights' adventure under Bikaner's desert sky
  • Stay in the luxury resort at Vanaashyra, in the foothills of the Aravali

Inclusions

  • 14 nights' half-board accommodation in historic heritage and high-quality hotels in Delhi (1 night), Dholpur (2), Jaipur (2), Deogarh (1), Udaipur (2), Jodhpur (2), Bikaner (1), Alsisar (1) and Vanaashrya (2), plus one night on the aircraft
  • Four lunches
  • A rickshaw ride through Old Delhi
  • A boat safari on the Chambal River and a cruise on Lake Pichola
  • Two jeep safaris
  • A guided tour of Udaipur
  • Return flights to Delhi
  • A Gatimaan Express train journey from Delhi to Agra
  • Comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle transfers and travel
  • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager