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India luxury tour package duration : 12 Nights / 13 Days

Places Covered: Delhi / Shimla / Agra / Jaipur / Udaipur / Mumbai

Tour Description: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7 | Day 8 | Day 9 | Day 10 | Day 11 | Day 12 | Day 13

A 14 day luxury tour package, for those who seek to see 'India in style', and also wish to experience Himalayas. The IndiaLuxury tour package would be an ideal choice, since it includes some of the best known culturally rich and historically significant highlights of India. The tour starts from the capital city, Delhi, an active metropolis, with a unique combination of the ancient and the contemporary era. The tour then takes you, to the Himalayan Hill resort of Shimla, the summer capital of the British, followed by the visit to the city of the Taj Mahal, Agra, after visiting the city of the Taj Mahal, continue your tour to the city that arrays a pink carpet to all its visitors, Jaipur, followed by the Lake city of Udaipur and finally to India's commercial capital, Mumbai. The one thing that makes the tour special is the accommodation provided in this tour. Start the tour, at The Oberoi in New Delhi, one of Delhi's handpicked hotels, then at the Oberoi Wildflower Hall in Shimla, a luxury resort, set an height of 8000 ft., then at the award winning, top of the line, Oberoi Vilas hotels, Agra, Jaipur and Udaipur, before ending in Mumbai, at the waterfront the Oberoi Hotel.

Day 01 – Arrive Delhi
You will be received at the airport by Trans India Holidays representative and he will escort you to The Oberoi Hotel and will assist you with the check in formalities.

Delhi, India Tours with ShimlaYour India Luxury tour starts from the capital city, Delhi, an energetic city, with a unique blend of the ancient and the contemporary era. Delhi has two visible parts: New Delhi, the city created by the British in 1911 as the Imperial capital of India and Old Delhi considered as the Muslim capital of India between the 17th and the 19th century. There are at least eight cities on the location of the modern Delhi, among which Indraprastha is one of the first recognized settlements, highlighted in the epic Mahabharata over 3000 years ago. Nevertheless, Delhi has always been one of the major cities in the northern region of the subcontinent.

The Oberoi :
The Oberoi Hotel, Delhi echoes the capital city’s spirit in a symphonic combination of the traditional and the present-day sophistication. The Oberoi hotel is situated close to the city center near the government offices, financial, business and commercial district. The luxury Oberoi hotel overlooks the prestigious Golf Club on one side and the Heritage Humayun's Tomb on the other. The hotel has delicate interiors, flawless services and fine cuisines combine together to make it the most beautiful and sophisticated hotel in Delhi. This award winning hotel is a perfect place for the business travel or holidays to explore the cultural and traditional wonders of Delhi.

Overnight in Delhi

Day 02 – In Delhi
After a relaxing breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and will be taken for a guided sight seeing tour of Old & New Delhi. Tour includes visits to the following places of interest:

Red Fort, India Tours with ShimlaRed Fort: The term Red Fort is taken from a Hindi word Lal, which means red and Quila which means fort. The structure of the Red Fort is very uneven and it is placed in an octet shape along the Yamuna River. This fort is delimited by a wall of about 2.4 kms in perimeter and is constructed of red sandstone. In 1638, Shah Jahan started building this huge fort and it was completed in 1648. The fort has a Diwan-e-Am (Hall for public audience), a Rang Mahal (a water- cooled apartment of royal ladies) and a Pearl Mosque, which was constructed with white marble. Red fort has two hallways: a) The Delhi gate and b) The Lahori gate, and both this gates face the renowned Chandni Chowk.

Jama Masjid: Jama Masjid is one of the country's major mosques where hundreds and thousands of Muslims offer their prayers even today. Jama Masjid was constructed by Shah Jahan as an architectural extravaganza in 1658. The wonders of construction in Jama Masjid are seen in the long stretches of stairs and the hefty courtyard.

Chandni Chowk (Silver Street): Chandni Chowk is well-known for its flamboyant streets with the famous shopping spots of Old Delhi. It is also has the country's best known extensive market for textiles, electronic goods and watches. Entire Chandni Chowk was designed by Jahanara Begum, Shah Jahan’s beloved daughter and was then populated by the well-to-do families of that time. The famous Parantha wale Gali, known for its mouth watering paranthas is also positioned in Chandni Chowk. The famous gold market, Dariba Kalan is also situated here.

Raj Ghat : An elementary square platform of black marble on the banks of Yamuna River, symbolizes the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated followed by his assassination in 1948. A dedicatory ritual takes place each Friday, in his memory.

Birla Mandir: Birla Mandir is a major prayer site and comprises of idols of numerous divinities. It is situated close to Connaught Place. Birla Mandir was constructed in 1938, by an industrial Raja Baldev Birla.

India Gate, India Tours with ShimlaIndia Gate:  India Gate is a free standing, 42 metre high arch. It was built in 1931 and was formerly called the All India War Memorial in the memory of the 90,000 soldiers of the Indian Army who died in World War I. The names of the warriors are engraved all along the walls of the arch. The eternal flame was lit here to honor the Amar Jawan (Immortal Soldier), in 1971.

Rashtrapati Bhavan (President's House): Rashtrapati Bhavan is the authorized residence of the President of the country. It was designed by Lutyens, and was the official residence of the Viceroy when the British ruled India.

Humayun’s Tomb: Nine years after the death of Humayun, Haji Begum (widow of Humayun) built this tomb in 1565-66 in his memory.

Qutub Minar: This outstanding building in the Southern part of the capital was built by the Muslim King; Qutab–ud–din Aibak in 1199 A.D. The Minar (tower) is 72.5 meters tall and its base is a mosque.

Bahai’s Temple: It is a very new architectural marvel of the Bahai cult. This temple is visible from quite a lot of spots in South Delhi. This temple is moulded in the shape of a lotus and has precisely been given the name.

Overnight in Delhi

Day 03 - Train Delhi - Kalka & Drive Kalka – Shimla (120 kms/ 03.5 hrs)
After an early breakfast, you will be assisted with check-out formalities. You will then be escorted to New Delhi Railway station in time to board the "Shatabdi Express" train at 0740 hrs.for Kalka.Arrive Kalka at 1145 hrs. Met on arrival at Kalka Railway Station and drive to Shimla, the next destination on your India Luxury Tour.

India Tours with ShimlaShimla - Shimla called as the “Queen of Hill stations” is a beautiful place situated on the lower ranges of the Himalayas. It is surrounded by pine, deodar oak and rhododendron forests. It was the summer capital of British in India and now is the state capital of Himachal Pradesh, and still retains the colonial flavor. Today it has well developed facilities and numerous attractions making it one of India’s most popular hill resorts. Shimla offers a wide variety of shopping, and sport activities.

On arrival in Shimla, check in at The Oberoi Wildflower Hall..

Oberoi Wild flower Hall - The Oberoi Wild flower Hall is situated 13 kilometers from Shimla, at an altitude of 8,350 feet in the splendid Himalayas. In the midst of virgin pine woods and cedar, the fairytale luxury resort, The Oberoi Wild Flower Hall is spread over 23 acres of land. Beautiful views of the mountains and the valleys are seen from all the rooms, restaurants, outdoor Jacuzzi and the heated swimming pool. You can also enjoy the adventure sport and explore the magnificent Himalayas. For the utmost pampering experience our luxury spa pavilions, which gives you a serene feeling and revitalizes your body and soul.

Overnight in Shimla.

Day 04 – In Shimla
Shimla, India Tours with Shimla The day is free for you, relax and enjoy the facilities of the resort and the beautiful Himalayan views. You could also visit the mall in Shimla and dive into the local bazaars.

Overnight in Shimla.




Day 05 – In Shimla
Shimla, India Tours with ShimlaThe day is free for you, relax and enjoy the facilities of the resort and the beautiful Himalayan views. You could also visit the mall in Shimla and dive into the local bazaars.

Overnight in Shimla.

Day 06 – Drive Shimla – Kalka (120 kms / 3.5 hrs) & Train Kalka – Delhi
After a relaxing breakfast, you will drive to Kalka Railway station in time to board “Shatabdi Express” train at 1745 hrsfor Delhi. Arrive Delhi at 2155 hrs.

You will be met by our representative at the Delhi railway station and he will transfer you to The Oberoi Hotel and will assist you with the check in formalities.

Overnight in Delhi.

Day 07 – Drive Delhi – Agra (220 kms/04 hrs)
After an early breakfast, you will be met by our representative and he will assist you with the check-out formalities. You will then start your drive to Agra, the next destination on yourIndia Luxury Tour. The drive from Delhi to Agra will be via the new Expressway, one of the finest highways.

Agra : Agra is situated on the bank of Yamuna River. It is the dwelling place to India’s famous monument, the Taj Mahal. Agra was the capital of Mughal Empire in the 16th & 17th centuries.

Oberoi Amarvilas, India Tours with Shimla On your arrival at The Oberoi Amarvilas in Agra, you will be met by our representative and he will assist you with the check in formalities.

Oberoi Amarvilas- The Oberoi Amarvilas is situated about 600 m away from the Taj Mahal. The resort has been designed in such a way that guests have an uninterrupted view of the Taj Mahal from almost all its rooms and suites. The traditional framework of the resort is enhanced by the elegant gardens, terraced lawns, fountains and pavilions. The hall, bistros, bars and tea lounges also offers a remarkable view of Agra’s world famous monument. The furnishing and the facilities of the hotel spells the ultimate comfort and luxury for the guests. The spa proffers non-clinical therapies also.

Later in the afternoon, you will be picked up from your resort and will be taken for a guided sightseeing tour of Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.

Taj Mahal, India Tours with ShimlaTaj Mahal- Emperor Shah Jahan constructed the Taj Mahal in the memory of his wife Mumtaj Mahal who died during the birth of their child in 1631. The construction of this famous monument is said to have taken 22 years, starting from 1631.Over 20,000 artisans were working day and night for the construction of this landmark. Craftspersons and whizzes were brought from France and Italy. And the chief architect was from Iran. The visit to the Taj Mahal, will long be remembered by you as the highlight of your India Luxury Tour.

Agra Fort- Emperor Akbar started the construction of this huge red sandstone Agra Fort on the bank of Yamuna River in 1565. It was mainly constructed for the soldiers until his grandson, Shah Jahan, added more opulent accommodations. There are a number of attractive buildings within its porches such as SammanBurj, where Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his son, Moti Masjid, a white marble mosque, Diwan–e–Am, Diwan–e–Khas, Jahangir’s Palace, Khaas Mahal and Shish Mahal.

Overnight in Agra

Day 08 – Drive Agra – Jaipur (250 kms/05 hrs)
After a relaxed breakfast at the resort, you will be met by our representative and will be assisted with check-out formalities. You will then start your trip to Jaipur, the Pink city, the next stop on your India Luxury tour, en-route stopping at FatehpurSikri, for a guided tour of this ancient capital.

Fatehpur Sikri : The deserted capital of Emperor Akbar roughly 35 kms outside Agra. This city was built in the 16th century, and was abandoned for 12 years due to the paucity of water. The entire city is still intact, and a sight of this city is worth remembering. The Buland Darwaza,is the main entrance to this city. It is 54 m tall. This gate was constructed in the honor of Akbar’s victory in Gujarat

After visiting Fatehpur Sikri, the drive takes a twirl to Jaipur, the next destination on your India Luxury Tour.

Jaipur : It is the capital of Rajasthan, and is known as the “Pink City” because of the pink tinted constructions in the old city. It is situated on a dry lake bed, bordered by barren hills vanquished by forts and broken walls. The city was found in 1727 by Maharaja Jai Singh II, who wanted to be in the good books of the then ruling Mughals. He positioned the city with rectangular blocks according to early Hindu architecture. It is a great city for shopping.

hotel Oberoi Raj Vilas, India Tours with Shimla On your arrival at The Oberoi Rajvilas, you will be met by our representative and he will assist you with the check in formalities.

The Oberoi Rajvilas : In the midst of the 32 acres of lush gardens, orchards, attractive pools and fountains, Rajvilas offers bliss for the senses. The pleasantly chosen interiors give you a taste of the subtle lifestyle of the legendary Rajput Princes. In the elegant guest rooms discover exquisite furnishings, four-poster beds and sunken marble baths. The courtyard has a world class spa with steam rooms, saunas, Jacuzzis, plunge pools and a well equipped gym. The resort has a special kitchen for Indian and the International cuisines, which can be enjoyed in the al fresco dining area.

Overnight in Jaipur.

Day 09 – In Jaipur
After breakfast, you will be picked up by the guide from your resort and will be taken for a guided sightseeing tour of Jaipur and Amber. Sightseeing in Jaipur includes the following places of interest:

Amber Fort :  The Amber Fort is located 11 kms away from Jaipur. Amber was once the ancient capital of Jaipur. The Fort is an excellent illustration of Rajput architecture, impressively situated on a hillside facing a lake, which reflects its walkways and walls.


Hawa Mahal, India Tours with ShimlaHawa Mahal (Palace of winds) : Constructed by Maharaja Sawaj Pratap Singh in 1799, the Hawa Mahal is one of the Jaipur’s main landmarks, the front of the Mahal has pink windows and latticework screens. This mahal was initially constructed for the ladies of the imperial household to watch the ordinary life and parades of the city.

City Palace : The City Palace is still the dwelling of the former royalty H.H Bhawani Singh Ji of Jaipur. This Palace still has an extensive collection of art, carpets and old weapons.

Jantar Mantar (Observatory) : It was built by Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728. Jantar Mantar appears to be an inquisitive collection of sculptures but in fact each construction has a detailed purpose such as measuring the positions of stars, altitudes and azimuths, and calculating eclipses. The most striking instrument is the sundial which is 27 meter tall gnomon. The shadow this casts moves up to 4 meters an hour.

Overnight in Jaipur.

Day 10 – Drive Jaipur - Udaipur (400 kms/07 hrs)
After an early breakfast at the resort, you will be met by our representative and he will assist you with the check-out formalities. You will then start your drive to Udaipur, the next destination on your India Luxury Tour.

Udaipur - Udaipur, literally meaning “the city of Sunrise”, was established by a Rajput King, Maharana Uday Singh, in 1567, and this city is now also known as the “city of Lakes” and also the “Venice of the East”.

Udaipur is a moony lake city with its marble whims, attractive hibiscus-covered gardens and elegant fountain porches, which symbolize the glory of Rajput era. Like many other cities in Rajasthan, Udaipur is the heirloom of an honor-bound race that loved the good things in life and often gave up their lives protecting them.

On your arrival at The Oberoi Udaivilasin Udaipur,you will be met by our representative and he will assist you with the check in formalities.

Oberoi Udaivilas, India Tours with Shimla The Oberoi Udaivilas : The Oberoi Udaivilas is one of the latest luxury resorts from the Oberoi Group. The OberoiUdaivilas is truly an outstanding resort overlooking the attractive view of Lake Pichola and the City Palace. It is considered as the grand palace, and it perfectly rejuvenates the romance of the past and signifies the continuity of the royal traditions of Mewar. The resort is entirely designed and planned keeping in mind the 21st century. The resort is spread over a stretch of 30 acres and has a smooth adjustment of spaces, all the things are perfectly placed in the hotel- The courtyard and the lanes, the quiet pulsating water bodies, fountains and the reflecting pools are all surrounded by the beautifully designed gardens with sculptures and paintings, arches and ceilings and the alcoves.

The building offers a lot of surprises to its guests. Filled with beautiful works of art and craft from in and around the region, The Oberoi Udaivilas is like a vast canvas of poetic image that changes with the light and the season. The resort has specialty restaurants serving fine Indian and International cuisines. It also proffers a world-class spa and a wellness center that offers an extensive variety of refreshing and relaxing treatments. Do not miss the beautiful evening boat ride, when the shimmering water of the Lake combined with the City Palace in the background; serve a magical way to end your day in Udaipur.

Spend the rest of the day relaxing and enjoying the resortfacilities or explore the city on your own.

Overnight in Udaipur.

Day 11 – In Udaipur
After a relaxing breakfast, you will be picked up from your resort and will be taken for a guided sightseeing tour of Udaipur. Tour includes visits to the following places of interest:

City Palace :  The biggest palace complex in Rajasthan is the grand City Palace towering above the lake. The major parts of the palace are now well-maintained as a museum with an enormouscollection of glass, ceramic figures and small canvases.

Jagdish Temple: The famous Jagdish Temple is situated 150 mts from the City Palace. This fine Indo-Aryan Temple was constructed by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651. This temple treasures a black stone image of Lord Vishnu as Jagannath, Lord of the universe. A brass image of Garuda the Hindu divinity is in a monument in front of the temple.

Saheliyon ki bari : The Saheliyonki Bari or the garden of the Maids of Honor is situated in the north of the city. It is a small exquisite garden with fountains, stone elephants and a beautiful lotus pond.

Lake Pichola : Rest of the day you are free to relax and enjoy the scenic beauty of the city. Lake Pichola derives its name from Pichali village. This lake is fenced by hills, palaces, temples, bathing ghats and ridges. There are two island palaces in the Lake Pichola, the Jag Niwas and the Jag Mandir. Jag Niwas was built as the summer residence of Prince of Mewar and is now the famous Lake Palace hotel. The Jag Mandir is built of red sandstone with a marble ceiling. An enchanting way to end your day in Udaipur is by taking a beautifulBoat ride on Lake Picholain the evening when the City palace in the background unites with the sparkling lake water.

Overnight in Udaipur.

Day 12: Fly Udaipur – Mumbai
After an early breakfast at the resort, you will be met by our representative and he will assist you with the check-out formalities. You will then be escorted to the airport in time to board the flight for Mumbai.

Mumbai, India Tours with ShimlaMumbai - Mumbai, earlier called as Bombay, is the commercial capital of India. It is also known as the "city that never sleeps". Mumbai is a perfect blend of culture, customs and lifestyle. Mumbai is India’s most cosmopolitan city, it’s financial powerhouse and the nerve centre of India's fashion industry and also the Hollywood of India, fondly called “Bollywood”. Mumbai is dotted with plenty of architectural landmarks from the Victorian era and the days of the Raj

You will be met at the Mumbai airport by our representative and he will escort you to The Oberoi Hotel and will assist you with the check in formalities.

The Oberoi : The Oberoi is located at Nariman Point, the city’s major business and shopping district. The Oberoi is the supreme destination for in-vogue style and luxury stay in the city. Overlooking the Arabian sea, the hotel welcomes you with space and calmness. Luxuriously appointed rooms, exclusive spa and the fitness center have been meticulously planned, with the advanced features of the up-to-date technology. The hotel gives you a wide variety of dining experiences. The Oberoi, Mumbai is the preferred hotel choice of discerning tourists and business travelers and the perfect gateway to India.

Later in the afternoon, you will be picked up from your hotel and will be taken for a guided sightseeing tour of Mumbai. Tour includes visits to the following places of interest:

The Prince of Wales Museum : The Prince of Wales Museum is located in the heart of South Mumbai, neighboring the Gateway of India. The Prince of Wales Museum is the main museum in Mumbai. The museum is constructed in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. The museum building is fenced by a garden of palm trees and formal flower beds. The museum has roughly 50,000 displays of the age-old history and also objects from foreign origins. With its Art, Archeology and Natural History subdivisions, the Prince of Wales Museum is one of the best museums in the country.

Victoria Terminus : The Victoria Terminus is a World Heritage site and an historic railway station in Mumbai. To commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria, the station was constructed in 1887 in the Bori Bunder area of Mumbai. The construction was designed by Frederick William Steves. The Terminus is one of the city’s largest buildings with influences from an intricate Italian Gothic design. The first train to steam out of this station, abbreviated as VT, to Thane was in 1853.

Gateway of India: Gateway of India is a monument constructed during the British Raj. It is a conventional arch constructed in 1927, to honor the visit of King George V and Queen Mary. Gateway of India is situated in the southern most peninsula of the city. It was constructed in honey-colored basalt, and the design and the plan of this gateway was inspired by the 16th century Gujarati architecture. The altering light of the rising and the setting sun bestows different strokes of gold, russet and pink to the striking arch. The Gateway of India clinches historical importance as the last of the British armed forces leaving Independent India by sea, marched through the doorways of Gateway of India.

Marine Drive: The Marine Drive, one of the landmark thoroughfares of South Mumbai , is also known as the Queen’s Necklace because of the shimmering lights that dot this road, that are visible from long distances.

Flora Fountain: The Flora fountain is an embellished and elegant sculpted architectural heritage monument, which stands at a five-point juncture in the heart of the commercial Fort area. This attractive fountain was constructed in the memory of the Governor Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere, as an honor for his influence towards the construction of Mumbai.

Malabar Hill: The Malabar Hill , now one of the poshest residential neighbourhoods of South Mumbai, is so named since it stands on a hillock. The area offers wonderful views over the Back Bay. The Hanging Garden called as the Pherozeshah Mehta Gardens, on top of the hill, Parsi Towers of Silence, Kamala Nehru Park, the temple of Walkeshwar and the Sand Lord makes it a very popular tourist spot in Mumbai.

Overnight in Mumbai.

Day 13: Depart Mumbai
Have a relaxed morning at the hotel. Later in the day, you will be met by our representative and he will assist you with the check out formalities, and then he will escort you to the airport in time for you flight back home.


INDIA IN STYLE WITH SHIMLA

Period / Category Domestic airfare

Valid from 01st Oct'2017 till 15th Apr'2018

Us$ 4880 per person

Valid from 16th April' 2017 till 30th Sep'2017

Us$ 2998 per person

Domestic airfare

Us$ 140 per person


Cities Luxury
Delhi The Oberoi Gurgaon
Shimla The Oberoi Wildflower Hall
Agra The Oberoi Amarvilas
Jaipur The Oberoi Rajvilas
Udaipur The Oberoi Udaivilas
Mumbai The Oberoi

**Small supplements may apply for travel between 20th December’2017 and 05th January’2018.

Our tour price includes:-

  • Accommodation on twin sharing bed and breakfast basis, at the luxury hotels mentioned above.
  • Land transportation exactly as per itinerary using an air-conditioned car.
  • Sight-seeing tours exactly as per itinerary including entrance fee to monuments along with an English Speaking Guide.
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