Luxury culturaltour of Indian best Palaces. Almost nowhere on earth has hotels as palatial and impressive as India, and the Taj Palace collection is as good as it gets. A selection of historical palaces that have been sensitively restored into one of a kind hotels, the Taj Palaces truly take the breath away and leave a lasting imprint on the soul.
HIGHLIGHTS: Taj Palace Hotel Tour
Experience of stay at India’s ultimate grand dame “ Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai”.
Spend time floating on the Lake Palace’s spa boat, Udaipur
Experience of Mughali dinner at rooftop restaurant, Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur
An experience of GO zip lining around the famous Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur
Enjoy game of camel Polo followed by a private alfresco dinner at Dera Amer, Jaipur
Champagne history tour with in-house historian at Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad
Explore the city’s classic sites, including the Gateway of India, an 85-foot-high arch whose design reflects India’s Muslim and Hindu traditions. Visit the Prince of Wales Museum and Mani Bhawan, a museum dedicated to the life and works of Mahatma Gandhi. Next, see the Dhobi Ghat, the largest open-air laundry in the world and a wonderfully colorful spectacle to behold.
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur, en route stop in Ranakpur to visit one of the most sacred sites of the Jain faith — a 15th-century temple carved from marble slabs that were transported long distances and hidden from invaders among the forested hillsides. View this grand temple, known as Chaumukhu, with its more than 1,400 marble pillars and intricately carved interior domes, and take in the wealth of detail in its soaring architecture. Next, enjoy lunch under a banyan tree at Mountbatten Lodge, a luxurious oasis set among the rolling hills. This evening, arrive in Jodhpur and check in to your hotel
Morning city tour, a spectacular Art Deco retreat built in the 1930s. Begin the day’s explorations at Mehrangarh Fort, which stands atop a rocky cliff 400 feet above the city. Enter one of its seven fortified gateways, touring its museum and palaces. Descending toward town, stop at Jaswant Thada, a marble cenotaph remembering the former maharajas and maharanis of Jodhpur.
Set out to an experience the desert and camel safari. This ancient village of Osian is the gateway into the merciless that desert and is legendary for it’s mesmerising 6ht/8th century temples, sand-dunes and diversity of Rajasthan culture and tradition.
Return to the hotel for an afternoon at leisure. Tonight, Ride Like a Local by auto rickshaw to the old town of Jodhpur, stroll its bazaars and visit the local markets.
After breakfast drive to Jaipur, Enroute lunch at Chhatra Sagar. It captures the essence of the romance. Luxury tents have always been an important part of Rajput lifestyle. Constant campaigns in far flung lands meant long stays in tents under inhospitable conditions.
Later continue to Jaipur, upon arrival, check at hotel.
Today, begin with a photo stop at what is perhaps Jaipur’s most famous building, Hawa Mahal, or the Palace of Winds, which was built expressly to allow ladies of the palace to view the street from behind artfully designed screens without being seen. Then proceed to explore Amber Fort, one of the finest examples of a fort palace, built similar in style to the surrounding, richly decorated Mughal courts.
Later continue for a game of camel polo at Dera Amer Elephant stables.
An evening private at fresco dinner is served nearby.
Hot air balloon ride at sunrise followed by morning City Tour. Afternoon with your car and driver discover the city of Jaipur, including the City Palace, as well as the Jantar Mantar Observatory with its precise astronomical instruments.
After breakfast fly to Hyderabad, upon arrival, transfer to hotel Taj Falaknuma Palace – built by, and formerly the home of the Nizams of Hyderabad, Hyderabad’s ruling family. Lovingly restored by Taj over a ten year period, this ‘Mirror of the Sky’ is arguably India’s best hotel.
Rest of the day leisure. Evening enjoy the evening history walk with the in-house historian.
Morning fly to Mumbai for connecting flight to home.
The cost is in USD ($) Per person based in twin / double room sharing basis at listed hotels
Arrival & Departure transfers Meet and greet services at Delhi International Airport
Daily Breakfast at hotel
Services of an English-speaking guide throughout the tour
Transportation in an AC deluxe vehicle International
All local applicable taxes
This price is just approx. idea of the tour valid from 01 Oct 2018 till 31 March 2019 except for 20 Dec 2018 till 05 Jan 2019. The exact price will be prepare based on your desire and final travel plan.