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Tour duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days

Places Covered: Delhi / Udaipur / Jaipur / Ranthambore / Agra / Delhi

Tour Destination: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7 | Day 8 | Day 9 | Day 10 | Day 11

A luxury holiday for those who seek the finest.  This Luxury North India package begins  in the capital, Delhi, the city with a classic blend of the archaic and the neoteric society. The trail then spins to the Venice of the east and the city of the lakes, Udaipur. The next stop on your luxury holiday is Jaipur, also known as the Pink city,  famous for its beautiful forts and palaces. The trip then takes you to Ranthambore, one of the  best known Tiger Reserves in India, before continuing on to Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal.  On this Luxury tour of North India, you get the privilege of experiencing  the luxury and comfort of some of  the world’s most magnificent hotels- The Imperial in New Delhi, The Oberoi Udai Vilas in Udaipur, The Oberoi Raj Vilas in Jaipur, The Oberoi Vanya Vilas in  Ranthambore and The Oberoi Amar Vilas in Agra, each of which find a place amongst many a listing of the World’s  Finest hotels.

Day 01 – Arrive Delhi

Delhi, Luxury North India ToursYour Luxury North India tour begins with your arrival at the Delhi International Airport. At the airport, you will be received by a Trans India Holidays representative and he will escort you to The Imperial hotel and help you with the check in formalities.

The journey 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 atleast eight cities on the location of the modern Delhi, among which Indraprastha is one of the first recognised settlement, 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 Imperial Hotel : The Imperial Hotel is one of the oldest and best known hotels in Delhi. This hotel was built in the 1933, and it is the combination of the Victorian style with colonial architecture and is clipped with a spirited quantity of art deco. The Hotel is surrounded by attractive gardens and is centrally located on Janpath, just a short walk from the shopping and restaurants of Connaught Place. It offers its guests an open-air swimming pool, a shopping walkway, permanent in-house art galleries and a variety of food and beverages outlets.

Overnight stay in Delhi.

Day 02 – In Delhi
After the breakfast, the tour guide will pick you up from the hotel and take you for a guided sightseeing of Old and New Delhi. This tour includes the following places:

Red 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 MasjidJama 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 Paranthawale Gali, known for its mouthwatering 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, Luxury North India ToursIndia 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 stay in Delhi.

Day 03 –  Fly Delhi – Udaipur
Udaipur, Luxury North India Tours After a relaxing breakfast at the hotel, you will be met by our representative and will be assisted with the check-out formalities. Then you will be escorted to the airport to board the flight for Udaipur, your next destination on the Luxury North India Package.

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.

You will be received by our representative at the Udaipur airport and he will escort you to the hotel Oberoi Udaivilas and assist you with the check in formalities.

Oberoi Udaivilas: The Oberoi Udaivilas is one of the latest luxury hotels from the Oberoi Group. Udaivilas is truly an outstanding hotel 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 hotel is entirely designed and planned keeping in mind the 21st century. The hotel 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 speciality 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.

Overnight stay in Udaipur.

Day 04 – In Udaipur
After breakfast, the guide will pick you up from the hotel and take you for a guided sightseeing tour of Udaipur. Tour includes 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 enormous collection 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 Saheliyon ki 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 beautiful boat ride in the evening when the City palace in the background unites with the sparkling lake water.

Overnight stay in Udaipur.

Day 05 – Drive Udaipur – Jaipur (400 kms/6 ½ hrs)
After a relaxing breakfast at the hotel, you will be met by our representative and he will assist you with the check-out formalities. Then you will start your drive from Udaipur to Jaipur, the next destination on the Luxury India Tour Package.

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.
After your arrival in Jaipur, you will be met by our representative and assisted with check in formalities at the hotel Oberoi Rajvilas.

Oberoi Rajvilas, Luxury North India ToursOberoi 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 hotel has a special kitchen for Indian and the International cuisines, which can be enjoyed in the al fresco dining area.

Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 06 – In Jaipur
After the morning meal, you will be picked up by the guide from the hotel and will be taken for a guided sightseeing tour of Jaipur and Amber. Sightseeing in Jaipur includes:

Hawa Mahal, Luxury North India Tour PackagesHawa 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.

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.

Overnight Stay in Jaipur.

Day 07  - Drive Jaipur – Ranthambore (180 kms/03 hrs)
After a relaxing breakfast at the hotel, you will be met by our representative and will be assisted with the check-out formalities. You will then continue to Ranthambore the next stop on your Luxury North India Package.

Ranthambhore - The Ranthambore National Park is one of the major illustrations of the Project Tiger's conservation in Rajasthan. The Ranthambore National Park covers an area of over 400 sq. km. It has many sharp cliffs enfolding a route of lakes and rivers. The 10th century Ranthambore Fort stands as a silent watchman on one of these hills. This National Park is a combination of the fortified forest and the open chaparral land. The Ranthambore National Park is naturally a dry deciduous type of forest. Dhok is the most noticeable tree in the forest. Since, Ranthambore is a tiger reserve, glimpses of tigers are very common in this area, apart from that, the park has a few panthers too. Kachida Valley is known to be the best place to have a glimpse of these exclusive cats. One can also find marsh crocodiles, hyenas, jungle cats and the sloth bears. The avian population includes the black storks, quails, Bonelli’s eagles; spur fowls, crested serpent eagles and painted storks. During the winters, there are a lot of migratory birds in the forest, including a different variety of ducks. The National Park is well known for wildlife photography.
On your arrival in Ranthambore, you will be met by our representative and he will assist you with the check in formalities at the Oberoi Vanyavilas hotel..

Vanya Vilas, Luxury North India Tour PackagesOberoi Vanyavilas : Considered to be one of India’s best luxury hotels, The Oberoi Vanyavilas is situated very close to the main entrance to the Ranthambore National Park. The hotel comprises of lively paintings and luxuriously designed interiors that creates a feeling of an ancient world. Your stay in the hotel will be in the luxurious tents fenced by beautiful gardens and watercourses. The tented suites have beautifully braided sunshades, comfortable bathrooms and a separately fenced garden.

Afternoons are meant for a game rides into the Ranthambore National Park. There are Resident Naturalists in the park to make the safari more pleasant and informative. Jeeps are used for the Safari’s in Ranthambore.

Overnight stay at the Oberoi Vanyavilas.

Day 08 – In Ranthambore
Ranthambore, Luxury North India Tour Packages The day begins with an early morning game safari into the Ranthambore National Park. There are Resident Naturalists in the park to make the safari more pleasant and informative. Jeeps are used for the Safari’s in Ranthambore.

After the morning safari, you return to the hotel and spend the rest of the morning relaxing in the hotel with a luxurious breakfast. Later in the afternoon, return to the National Park for a afternoon game safari in the Ranthambore National Park.

Over night stay at the Oberoi Vanyavilas.

Day 09 - Drive Ranthambore – Agra (280 kms /6 hrs)
After a relaxing breakfast at the hotel, 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, your next stop on the Luxury North India Package, enroute stopping at Fatehpur Sikri, 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.

Amar Vilas, Luxury North India Tour PackagesAgra: 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.

On your arrival at Agra hotel Oberoi Amarvilas, you will be met by our representative and will be assisted with the check in formalities.

Oberoi Amarvilas: The Oberoi Amar Vilas is situated about 600 m away from the Taj Mahal. The hotel has been designed in such a way that guests have an uninterrupted view of the Taj Mahal from almost all it’s rooms and suites. The traditional framework of the hotel 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.

Overnight stay in Agra.

Day 10 – Drive Agra – Delhi (220 kms/04 hrs)
The day begins with an early sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal. Your guide and the driver will pick you up from the hotel and take you for a guided tour of the Taj Mahal.

Taj Mahal, Luxury North India Tour PackagesTaj 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 Luxury North India Tour.

After the sightseeing, you return to the hotel and spend the rest of the morning relaxing in the hotel with a luxurious breakfast. Later in the afternoon the guide will again pick you up for the guided tour of the Agra Fort.

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 Samman Burj, 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.

Later you will be met by our representative and he will assist you with the check-out formalities. You will then start your drive back to Delhi.

On arrival at the Delhi hotel, you will again be received by our representative and will be assisted with the check in formalities.
There are no activities scheduled for the day. You can spend the rest of the day relaxing in the hotel or exploring the city.
Overnight stay at the Imperial.

Day 11 - Depart Delhi
Have a relaxed morning at your hotel, or take in some last minute shopping. After a 1200 hrs (noon) check out, you will be met by our representative at the hotel and will be assisted with checkout formalities. He will then escort you to the airport for your flight back home.

Period / Category Luxury

Valid from 01st Oct'17 to 15th Apr’18

US$ 4670 per person

Valid from 16th Apr ’17 to 30th Jun'17

US$ 2772 per person
Domestic airfare US$ 130 per person


Cities Luxury
Delhi The Imperial
Udaipur The Oberoi Udaivilas
Jaipur The Oberoi Rajvilas
Ranthambore The Oberoi Vanyavilas
Agra The Oberoi Amarvilas

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

Note: All the figures quoted above are nett per person in US Dollars.

Inclusions:

  • 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/Game rides exactly as per itinerary including entrance fee to monuments/parks
    along with an English Speaking Guide/Naturalist.
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