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Forts n Palaces of Rajasthan

Forts n Palaces of Rajasthan

Highlights

Experience a taste of rural Rajasthan, Admire the Taj Mahal, Stay in converted palaces, Cruise on Lake Pichola, Jain temples in Ranakpur, Enjoy camel ride at Jaisalmer with breathtaking views of sunset, Explore the vibrant cities of Rajasthan.

ROUTE :

14 NIGHTS / 15 DAYS

Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Mandawa – Bikaner – Jaisalmer – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Delhi

DAYS 1 - 2 DELHI

Arrival at Delhi airport and included transfer to your hotel. You can arrive at any time on Day 1 as there are no activities planned until the important welcome meeting with your tour guide. India's capital is an exciting, busy, and often chaotic city but certainly one of the most interesting. Visit the wonderful Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, Raj Ghat and India Gate.

DAY 3 AGRA

Make an early start to the Mughal city of Agra by private car en route visit Sikandra Fort – Tomb of Akbar. Learn mysterious legends of the Red Fort - India’s finest Mughal buildings. Later enjoy a horse cart ride to the legendary Taj Mahal & visit the iconic Taj Mahal - constructed from marble and inlaid with jade, crystal and sapphire, it must be seen to be believed. Overnight stay at hotel.

Days 4-5 Jaipur

Transfer to Jaipur in Private Car via Fatehpur Sikri. Jaipur is the first planned city of India and it is bursting at the seams with markets filled with jewelry, textiles and folk-based arts. Enjoy Elephant Ride at Amber Fort. Visit City Palace and Observatory. 2 nights hotel stay in magnificent Pink city of Jaipur.

Day 6 Mandawa

Post breakfast drive to Mandawa. This town in Shekhawati region is well known for its fort and haveli’s. On arrival transfer to hotel. Later visit Haveli’s and enjoy camel ride.

Day 7 Bikaner

After breakfast depart in Chauffer driven car for Bikaner - also called the Green City. On arrival transfer to hotel. Visit Camel Breeding farm, Junagarh Fort - one of the few major forts in Rajasthan and thereafter enjoy the Tonga ride of the old city.

Days 8- 9 Jaisalmer

Drive to Jaisalmer - Golden city of Rajasthan. The town stands on a ridge of yellowish sandstone, crowned by a fort, which contains the palace and several ornate Jain temples. Visit Jaisalmer Fort, world famous Havelis and later enjoy Camel Ride and witness breath taking sand landscapes at Sam Sand Dunes. Stay 2 nights in hotel.

Day 10 Jodhpur

Post breakfast depart by surface for Jodhpur - the second largest city of Rajasthan. It is a popular tourist destination, featuring many palaces, forts and temples. Visit Jaswant Thada and Mehrangarh Fort - one of the largest fort of India known for its intricate carvings and sprawling courtyard. Overnight stay at hotel.

Days 11-12-13 Udaipur

Drive to “City of Lakes” by private vehicles en route visit Ranakpur - known for its marble Jain temple. Rolling hills, white marble palaces and lakes come together to make Udaipur arguably Rajasthan's most romantic city. Enjoy Boat Ride at Lake Pichola, Visit City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Sahelion ki Bari, Crystal Gallery, excursion to Eklingji and Nagda. Enjoy 3 nights hotel stay in ‘City of Lakes’ – Udaipur.

Day 14 Delhi

Transfer to Airport for flight to Delhi, arrive and later day free to unwind and relax. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 15 Delhi – Depart

Post breakfast visit Akshardham Temple – one of the most beautiful temples of India. Later in time transfer to Airport to board flight for your journey back home.

COST OF PACKAGES

COST OF PACKAGE: SILVER
Individual Tour Prices starting from £1,100 per person
Group Tour Prices (Min 8 to Max 35 persons) starting from £936 per person

HOTEL ENVISAGED

PLACE HOTEL
Mumbai Silver inn / Marigold Residency/ Similar
Pench Pench Jungle Camp / Similar
Kanha Mogli / Similar
Bandhavgarh Utkarsh Vilas / Yamuna View / Similar
Khajuraho Usha Bundela / Green Wood / Similar
Agra Utkarsh Vilas / Yamuna View / Similar
Ranthambore Ranthambore Regency / Similar
Delhi Regent Continental / White House / Similar
COST OF PACKAGE: GOLD
Individual Tour Prices starting from £1,533 per person
Group Tour Prices (Min 8 to Max 35 persons) starting from £1,301 per person

HOTEL ENVISAGED

PLACE HOTEL
Mumbai Kohinoor Continental / Peninsula Grand /Similar
Pench Tuli Tiger Corridor / Similar
Kanha Bundela Tiger Retreat / Similar
Bandhavgarh Bundela Tiger Retreat / Similar
Khajuraho Clarks /Similar
Agra Clarks Shiraz / Hotel Marina/ Similar
Ranthambore Tiger Den Resort / Similar
Delhi Country Inn and Suites (Gurgaon)/ Mapple Emerald / Ferns
COST OF PACKAGE: PLATINUM
Individual Tour Prices starting from £2,471 per person
Group Tour Prices (Min 8 to Max 35 persons) starting from £2,019 per person

HOTEL ENVISAGED

PLACE HOTEL
Mumbai The Lalit / Renaissance / Similar
Pench Tuli Tiger Corridor (Luxury Tents) / Similar
Kanha Chitvan / Similar
Bandhavgarh Tiger Den Resort/Similar
Khajuraho Radisson / Ramada / Similar
Agra Jaypee Palace / ITC Mughal / Similar
Ranthambore Nahargarh Palace/ Dev Vilas / Similar
Delhi Crowne Plaza Surya/ The Grand / The Metropolitan / Similar


*Optional:Return International flight tickets from UK to Delhi/Mumbai can be included at an additional price



ABOVE QUOTATION INCLUDES:

- Accommodationbased on double occupancy for total of 14 nights.
- 14 Buffet Breakfast (All meals can be included at extra cost).
- Services of Local English Speaking Guide at all the locations (Incase of a group there shall be accompanying English speaking guide provided).
- Domestic flight from Udaipur to Delhi ( in economy class).
- Tonga Ride at Bikaner/ 01 Boat Ride at Lake Pichola (Subject to weather conditions) / Rickshaw ride in Jaipur/ Camel Ride at Jaisalmer.
- All arrival/ departure transfers & road transport services are in Air conditioned chauffer driven private car/ coach.
- Assistance on arrival and departure in India by Epic India representative.
- 01 bottle of mineral water per person each day.
- Traditional welcome atDelhi Airport upon arrival.
- Monument Entrance Charges as per the itinerary (for single visit only).

ENTRANCE INCLUDED :

Delhi:
Qutub Minar Humayun’s Tomb
AGRA:
Taj Mahal Agra Fort Fatehpur Sikri
Khajuraho:
Sound and Light Show Western and Eastern Group of Temples
Mumbai:
Elephanta Caves
ABOVE COST DOES NOT INCLUDE:

- International Flights, Airport Tax, Travel insurance charges and Visa fees.
- Tips for Driver, Hotel Staff, Escorts & Guide etc.
- Personal expenses like drinks, laundry, telephone calls and porterage etc.
- Liabilities due to loss of baggage, accident, injury or medical needs.
- Liabilities due to flight cancellation, and any extra cost involved due to transhipment occurring due to road blocks etc.
- Other personal expenses.
- Any other services not mentioned above.
- Costs of camera tickets are not included in any of our tours.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

- The cost has been calculated on the basis of existing tariffs/conditions and any charge in cost or modification in tax structure will oblige us to revise the same.
- Taj Mahal is closed on Friday, LotusTemple is closed on Monday.
- Between 1 July and 30 September each year the Ranthambore National Park is closed.
- The cost has been calculated on the basis of base category of rooms andincase of non availability of same, supplement as applicable for higher category of room would be extra.
- Additional Lunch and Dinner (excluding drinks) if opted shall be provided in City Restaurants.
- Best Time to travel – October to March.
- Check-In, Check-out time in Hotels is 12 noon.
- All reservations will be subject to availability of accommodation / air seats.
- This document is a proposal of itinerary / quotation and not a confirmation of booking.

EPIC INDIA DIFFERNCE :

  • Comprehensive pre-departure kit for each destination visited containing detailed and up-to-date information on the local climate, suggested dress, tipping, cultural differences, visa requirements, shopping and a brief history of your destination.
  • Full documentation including copies of your final itinerary
  • Complimentary pass to selected Airport VIP lounges and complimentary to- fro car transfers to UK international airport (when you book international flights with our Platinum package)
  • 24 hour emergency assistance and access to emergency numbers.
  • The best guides, drivers and vehicles throughout touring.
  • Quality control across every aspect of the trip – nothing is left to chance.

TAILOR-MADE ALTERATIONS :

  • You are welcome to suggest changes or alterations such as a more relaxed tour with fewer activities or additional nights at places that may interest you.
  • Tell us about any special interests and we will incorporate them in to your tour schedule.
  • To design you own tour visit our tailor made section

Before booking please refer to our Terms and conditions, FAQ's and Before You Travel section for useful tips and advice

A reminder that you're travelling to India and that although we try to stick to the above itinerary it is subject to change at short notice. Remember to pack your patience and sense of humour!