Day 01: Delhi
Arrival and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast, we take a half day tour of Delhi
witnessing architectural masterpieces from the Mughal era to the
British era & to the present day. Rest of the evening free for a
leisurely walk in the open market OR a SPA treatment at the hotel.
Day 03: Agra
We drive towards Agra and check into the highly awarded The Oberoi
Amar Vilas hotel. After some rest, we visit the worldwide symbol of
love, The Taj Mahal. Overnight in Agra.
Located only 600 meters from the Taj Mahal, The Oberoi Amar Vilas
was recently rated 2nd by the Zagat Survey of Top International
Hotels, Resorts & Spa 2005. Winner of many such accolades since its
inception, the Moorish & Mughal Architecture & the rich interiors
are reminiscent to an era of emperors & princes. Every room has a
private view of The Taj Mahal.
Day 04: Ranthambhore
After a relaxed morning, we drive towards Ranthambhore visiting the
capital city of the greatest Mughal emperor Akbar at Fatehpur Sikri
enroute. We reach Ranthambhore by evening and check into the
luxurious tents (790 sq. ft) of The Oberoi Vanya Vilas.
Undoubtedly one of
India's leading luxury resorts nestled in the natural beauty of the
wild. An all of 25 luxury tents with private gardens & outside deck
for sun bathing with embroidered canopies form a perfect ensemble
Day 05: Ranthambhore
Set inside the tiger reserve & enjoy an early morning game drive.
The Ranthambhore National Park certainly is one of the most
picturesque game reserves in the world - the entire forest being
dominated by the silent, ruined battlements of the Ranthambhore
Fort, which is inside the sanctuary. Relax at the SPA after an
exiting day's tiger spotting in the reserve.
Day 06: Jaipur
We depart for Jaipur, just as we are about to enter the city & reach
our hotel, we are transferred in a royal carriage which goes upto
the hotel porch where we are garlanded & treated with utmost
royalty. The afternoon is at leisure, for sunset we drive upto to
the Tiger fort & enjoy panoramic views of the sprawling pink city
glowing at night.
The resort has perfectly recreated the magnificence & the grandeur
of the princely times. Ranked as 3rd best hotel of the world by
Travel + Leisure, World's best awards readers' survey 2005, the fort
setting, 32 acres of landscaped gardens create the perfect romance
for the newly wedded.
Day 07: Jaipur
After a leisurely breakfast we visit the city palace complex (home
of the royal family) & climb up the amber fort on an elephants back.
The afternoon free for shopping some of the most precious carpets,
gems & stones Jaipur is renowned for. Evening at leisure.
Day 08: Jodhpur
We fly to Jodhpur & are picked up from the airport in a vintage car
from the palace collection of the royal family. After checking in,
we have time to explore the grandeur of our proposed hotel, The
Umaid Bhawan Palace. We enjoy a memorable dinner atop Mehrangarh
What was once amongst the largest residences of the world today
stands high above the desert capital of Jodhpur. It took a total of
15 years to build this hotel and its set amidst 26 acres of
flourishing gardens. One just can't resist this giant structure even
from a distance.
Day 09: Jodhpur
We visit the imposing Mehrangarh fort & the marble cenotaphs in the
first half of the day. The second half is free for shopping &
Day 10: Udaipur
We depart for Udaipur visiting the Jain temples at Ranakpur enroute,
Often regarded as sheer poetry on marble this 15th century Adinath
Jain temple is an architectural genius. The profuse & intricate
carving on marble resembles lace-work rather than stone carving. We
enjoy lunch at the charming Fatehbagh hotel in Ranakpur. We arrive
in Udaipur and get transferred to the lavish lake Palace hotel by a
You may consider it to be the most romantic hotel in the world; Lake
Palace is a magnificent 250 year old white marble palace that seems
to float on the lake Pichhola. Only if one could stay at the Taj
Mahal that one could think of giving this a miss. You become a part
of the Rajasthan fairytale.
Day 11: Udaipur
Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of the city in the first half. The
second half is at leisure, for dinner we have the most memorable
meal on the lake itself called a Pontoon dinner - a lifetime
experience. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 12: Mumbai/ Goa
We fly to the beach paradise Goa connecting through Mumbai and
transferred for last two days of complete bliss on the white sand
beaches of Goa. Check into your room with a private plunge pool.
The leading beach resort of Goa - The Leela Palace is a modern
celebration of South India's Vijayanagara Empire temple and palace
architecture, and Goa's Portugese heritage. With 230 sq. meters
space in your private pool villa you get a palace within a palace.
The setting is perfect for those intimate moments, memories of which
will last for a lifetime.
Day 13: Goa
Full day at your disposal
Day 14: Goa
Full day at your disposal
Day 15: Mumbai (Tour ends)
We take a flight back to Mumbai and are transferred to the
international airport for our flight back home. The tour ends.