9 Day India Incredible Palace Escape

Summary

Feel like royalty on this 9-day itinerary that takes you on a tour of India while staying at some of the most luxurious hotels in the country. You'll visit the cities of Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, and finally Udaipur and have the opportunity to explore all of them and discover much about India's history and culture. There won't be a dull moment during your holiday, with your days occupied with exciting activities and your spare time spent making the most of the excellent facilities  that the hotels have to offer, 

Price

From £2,659 per person based on 2 people sharing a room

Best time to go

The best time to visit India is during winter when the monsoons are over, and temperatures are bearable.


Day 1: UK Departure
Depart the UK on an overnight flight to Delhi.

Day 2: Taj Palace Hotel (B)
Once you arrive in Delhi you’ll meet your local guide and transfer to the Taj Palace Hotel where you’ll spend your first 2 nights. The Taj Palace prides itself on offering excellent service and every comfort you could need.

Day 3: Taj Palace Hotel (B)
On day three you’ll get to enjoy a full day tour of Old and New Delhi with highlights including the 17th century Jama Masjid, bustling Chandni Chowk, a rickshaw ride, and the Raj Ghat where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. Key destinations in New Delhi have to be the 12th century Qutab Minar, the 16th century Humayun’s tomb, the Presidential Palace, India Gate, Parliament House and the secretarial buildings. The tour is an incredible experience that allows you to see some of Delhi’s greatest sights and architectural achievements. 

Day 4: Rambagh Palace (B)
On your fourth day you will be driven to the city of Jaipur where you will stay for 2 nights at the Rambagh Palace, known for its exceptional design and luxury, you’re sure to enjoy your stay. Jaipur is the capital of the province of Rajasthan and is known for its art and crafts, jewellery, hand-painted fabrics and stone sculptures, so this could be a great time to pick up some souvenirs.

Day 5: Rambagh Palace (B)
On day five you’ll embark on a full day tour of Jaipur. There is so much to see and do in Jaipur, and this tour ensures you get to take in as much as possible. Just a few of the highlights include visiting the picturesque Hawa Mahal, also known as the palace of winds, and a visit to the capital of Amber to see Amber Fort. You’ll continue to the City Palace where you’ll find exquisite palaces, gardens and courtyards and then on to the Jantar Mantar observatory where you’ll get to see a variety of interesting astronomical instruments including the world’s largest stone sundial.

Day 6: Umaid Bhawan Palace (B)
Today you will be driven to the city of Jodhpur. Once you arrive you’ll check in to the Umaid Bhawan Palace, one of the world’s largest private residences, where you’ll stay overnight. Jodhpur is often referred to as the Blue City, the reasons for which will become abundantly clear when you arrive to clusters of charming blue hued buildings.

Day 7: Taj Lake Palace (B)
This morning you’ll get the opportunity to see a variety of sights including the Mehrangarh Fort with its palaces and museum and the beautiful pillared marble memorial, Jaswant Thanda. Later in the day you’ll drive to Udaipur, en-route visiting the Ranakpur Jain Temples, beautiful buildings with much cultural and historical significance. Once you arrive in Udaipur you’ll check into the Taj Lake Palace.

Day 8: Taj Lake Palace (B)
Today you’ll to enjoy another full day city tour, this time of Udaipur. Highlights of today’s tour have to be the City Palace and Jagdish Temple. In the afternoon, take an exclusive boat cruise on the placid waters of Lake Pichola and take in all the beautiful scenery.

Day 9: Departure
Transfer to Udaipur airport for your flight to Delhi and connect in Delhi airport for your onwards flight to the UK. 

 

Inclusions
All flights, transfers, accommodation, meals and activities as specified.

Exclusions
Transfers, meals and activities not specified, visas, insurance, gratuities and items of a personal nature.

Cleveland Collection tailor makes all itineraries to include highlights of your choice. Speak to one of our travel experts to create your perfect holiday based on your travel requirements

*We try to keep our 'from prices' as accurate as possible, but please do be aware that when travelling in peak times such as Christmas and school holidays, prices shown will vary considerably


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