The Royal Trail

  • Visit : Agra, Aman Bagh, Delhi , Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur
  • Validity : 01/4/2016 - 31/3/2017
  • Overview : 14Nights / 15Days
starting from INR 85,680   Per Person on Twin Sharing

India’s capital and a major gateway to the country, contemporary Delhi is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its folds - the ancient with the modern. Amidst the fast spiraling skyscrapers the remnants of a bygone time in the form of its many monuments stand as silent reminders to the region’s ancient legacy. The first impressions for any visitor traveling in from the airport are of a specious, garden city, tree-lined with a number of beautiful parks.

 

COST PROPOSAL

City

Hotel Name

No of Nights

New Delhi

Hotel ITC Dwarika

03 Nights

Udaipur

Trident

02 Nights

Jodhpur

ITC Welcome, Jodhpur

02 Nights

Jaipur

Hotel Marriott

02 Nights

Ajabgarh

Amanbagh

02 Nights

Agra

Hotel Courtyard by Mariott

02 Nights

New Delhi

Hotel ITC Dwarika

01 Night

 

Our Nett applicable rates Per Person on Twin / Double sharing (IN USD) : - 

No of Pax

01 Apr - 30 Sept’16

01 Oct – 31 Mar’17

02 Paying Pax

USD 1260 Per Person

USD 1484 Per Person

05 – 07 Paying Pax

USD 1148 Per Person

USD 1316 Per Person

10 and above Paying Pax

USD 1064 Per Person

USD 1232 Per Person

Single room Supp

USD 658 Per Person

USD 784 Per Person

Supplement for DEL/UDR

USD 88 Per Person

USD 88 Per Person

 

Rates valid from 01 April - 30 Sep 2016 and 01 Oct 2016 - 01 April 2017 

Rates are based on current rate of exchange of 1 USD = 68 INR

The final price will be calculated on the prevailing ROE on date of booking.

There will be supplement for X – Mas and New Year Eve dinner which will be mandatory during the stay on 24th Dec and 31st Dec in any of the city. Will advise you the cost once fianlised by the hotel.

Day 01:                 Arrive at Delhi

Arrive at New Delhi’s International Airport. Following customs, immigration formalities and baggage collection, our representative will meet you as you exit the arrival terminal building after which you would be transferred to your hotel.

India’s capital and a major gateway to the country, contemporary Delhi is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its folds - the ancient with the modern. Amidst the fast spiraling skyscrapers the remnants of a bygone time in the form of its many monuments stand as silent reminders to the region’s ancient legacy. The first impressions for any visitor traveling in from the airport are of a specious, garden city, tree-lined with a number of beautiful parks.

 

Upon arrival at the hotel, proceed for check-in at the hotel.

 

Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 02:                 Delhi

Morning proceed for half day sightseeing of Old Delhi. Introduction to Delhi starts with a heritage walk to Old Delhi (Shahjahanabad) visiting Red Fort, Jama Mosque, Chandni Chowk and Raj Ghat.

 

In the 17th century, the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, made his capital in Shahjahanabad, the area that broadly covers present-day Old Delhi, also called the walled city.

The Red Fort was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century that took around 9 years to complete this magnificent structure and around 10 million rupees to build the fort. The Red Fort is a masterpiece of architecture and is one of the most visited spot in old Delhi. The Red Fort, the last fort built in Delhi, has witnessed the vicissitudes of fate, the Mughals, the British, and finally the first light of Indian Independence.

Jama Masjid is the largest and most well-known mosque in India. It is flanked by Red fort on one side and old city Chandni Chowk on another side. Built by Shah Jahan in 17th century, Jama Masjid is one of the most crowded destinations in Delhi for pilgrims and tourists.

The romance of the bazaars of Delhi can be experienced at its best in and around Chandni Chowk and it’s by lanes. Today, the walled city is one of the metropolis’ most crowded, chaotic and captivating areas, with a bamboozling orchestra of sights, and sounds. According to legend, Chandni Chowk market was established during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. The legend also says that Chandni Chowk market was designed by Jahanara-Emperor Shah Jahan's favorite daughter.

Following walk enjoy Rickshaw ride in the by lanes of Chandni Chowk.

Later visit Raj Ghat, resting place of Mahatma Gandhi's. Raj Ghat remembers the man who is known as the Father of the Nation for his tireless and pacifist work to reclaim India's independence.

Rest of the day is at leisure.

Stay overnight at Delhi.

Day 03:                 Delhi

 

Morning, proceed for half day sightseeing of Lutyen’s Delhi (New Delhi) covering a photo stop at India Gate followed by orientation tour of Raj path, Parliament House and President House.

Late visit to Humayun’s Tomb.

Humayun’s the second Mughal Emperor of India died in 1556, and his widow Hamida Banu Begam, also known as Haji Begam, commenced the construction of his tomb in 1569, fourteen years after his death. Humayun’s Tomb is the first distinct example of proper Mughal style, which was inspired by Persian architecture.

Later you will visit to Qutab Minar

 

Qutab Minar is amongst the tallest and the most famous monuments in the world. This beautiful minaret is 234 feet high and is regarded as the tallest individual tower in the world. The Qutab Minar is one of the many masterpieces that depicted the sheer brilliance of the Mughal architects. Qutbu'd-Din Aibak laid the foundation of Minar in AD 1199 for the use of the mu'azzin (crier) to give calls for prayer and raised the first storey, to which were added three more storeys by his successor and son-in-law, Shamsu'ds-Din Iltutmish (AD 1211-36).

 

Afternoon is at leisure.

 

Evening enjoy cultural show in “Kingdom of Dreams”.

Kingdom of Dreams is a spectacular world of unparalleled imagination. It brings to you a blend of India's culture, heritage, art, crafts, musicians, dramas, carnivals, cuisine and performing arts buttressed with the mind boggling technological wizardry of today. The place is well designed and conceptualized to offer a breath-taking, magical Indian experience. Nautanki Mahal is the venue for Bollywood style Musicals and Theatre in the grand style of royals that will leave you breathless.

 

Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 04:                 Delhi to Udaipur (By Air)

Early morning transfer to New Delhi Airport to board flight for Udaipur.

Flight Number                                                                  Indigo/ 6E 746

Mumbai Departure                                                         0825 Hrs

Udaipur Arrival                                                                 0945 Hrs

 

Upon arrival in Udaipur, transfer to hotel for check-in.

 

Udaipur titled as the ‘Most Romantic city in India’, ‘Venice of East’, and ‘City of Dawn’ was founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559 AD. The city draws its beauty from the numerous lakes set amidst the green Aravalli Hills in the desert state of Rajasthan.

 

The clear blue waters of Lake Pichola, the 17th century palaces of sandstone and marble, adorned with amber, colored glass, fountains, Japanese-style gardens, and a string of canals connecting the various artificial lakes, make Udaipur a quintessential royal city amidst a gorgeous natural setting. The spectacular view of the reddish sun setting beneath the mountain ranges in the backdrop of the lakes is a sight to behold.

 

Evening enjoy cooking demonstration at Devra House.

 

Devra Guest House is located near Sisarma Village, 10 Kms from City Center. The place is being taken care by Major Durga Das and his wife Jyoti Jasol. Jyoti is a great cook especially when it comes to local Rajasthan cuisine. She also loves to cook and serve Multi-cusine food to the guests as well.

Stay overnight at hotel.

 

Day 05:                 Udaipur

 

Morning proceed for sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting City Palace museum, Jag Mandir Complex, Crystal Gallery and Jagdish Temple.

City Palace is Rajasthan’s largest palace complex and stands on the east bank of the serene Lake Pichola. The palace offers grand sweeping views of Lake Palace hotel and Jag Mandir on one side, and Udaipur city on the other. Built of marble and granite in 1725 by Maharana Udai Singh, the palace today is home to the 74th Maharana of Udaipur, Shri Arvind Singh and his family. A fine blend of medieval Indo-European architecture, you will be amazed by the sheer lavishness of its courtyards, overlapping partitions, terraces, corridors and lush green gardens.

 

The Crystal Gallery housed in the Fateh Prakash Palace Hotel showcases the largest private collection of crystal in the world. It was established by Maharana Sajjan Singh who ordered the crystal collection from the Birmingham-based F&C Osler company in 1877. But he died before the crystal collection arrived and all crystals remain packed in the boxes for 110 years. Crystal gallery was opened for public in 1994 and exhibits precious crystal items brought from various parts of the world.

The Jagadish Temple next to the City Palace enshrines a black stone image of Lord Vishnu and his vehicle- a mighty bird called garuda - in a brass image. The temple is a very fine example of Indo-Aryan Art.

 

Later enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola.

 

Lake Pichola Lake, the beautiful stretch of water surrounding the two marvelous structures the Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir, is the life line of Udaipur city.

 

Stay overnight at hotel.

 

Day 06:                 Udaipur  to Jodhpur (260 Kms/ 5 Hrs.)

Morning by surface travel to Jodhpur, en-route visit Ranakpur Jain Temples.

 

Ranakpur is situated between lush green valleys and beautiful streams and the heart capturing views. It is home to a very beautiful temple complex in the Aravali ranges. It houses one of the biggest and most important Jain temple complexes of India, covering an area nearly 4500 square yards, and having 29 halls. Ranakpur is one of the five most important pilgrimage sites of Jainism.

 

Later continue drive to Jodhpur.

 

Located on the eastern fringe of the Thar Desert, the city of Jodhpur exudes the languid charm of a frontier outpost. Jodhpur is the second largest city of Rajasthan and a major tourist attraction in the country. The city is known as the "Sun City" for the bright, sunny weather it enjoys all year. It is also referred to as the "Blue City" due to the vivid blue-painted houses around the Mehrangarh Fort.

Upon arrival in Jodhpur, transfer to hotel.

 

On arrival, check-in at hotel.

 

Stay overnight at hotel.

 

Day 07:                 Jodhpur

 

Morning proceed for half day guided sightseeing tour would cover a visit to Mehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada and Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum.

 

As Rajasthan’s largest fort, Mehrangarh forms a looming presence over Jodhpur. Visible from miles around, it is a grand statement of Rajput valor. Its construction was started around 1459 by the king known as the founder of Jodhpur, Rao Jodha and is believed to have been completed by Raja Jeswant Singh in the second half of the 17th century. There are several palaces inside the fort. The fort offers magnificent panoramic view of the city.

 

Jaswant Thada is situated on the left side of Fort Mehrangarh, in fact between the fort and the city. Well maintained gardens welcome you inside the compound, and provide a great base to sit back and reflect on what you’ve seen and experienced. This cenotaph was built by Sardar Singhji in memory of his father.

Umaid Bhawan Palace is one of the last palaces built in India. It was built in 1944 by Maharaja Umaid Singh. The king was attracted very much to the western style of living. The palace reflects his taste, as it is one of the rare palaces in India whose architecture is distinctly western.

 

With 347 rooms, it was at the time the largest private residence in the world. Gaj Singh, the present owner, has divided the Palace into three functional parts. The first is a luxury heritage hotel run by the Taj group since 1977. The second forms the residence of the erstwhile royal family, and the third is an area open to public that houses among others a small museum. The museum's collection includes royal finery, local art and craft, miniature paintings, stuffed big cats, and a large number of clocks.

 

Evening enjoy an exhilarating 4 x 4 Jeep Safari.

 

Imagine a “Desert Experience” that showcases rural Rajasthan in its full glory. Added to this rich cultural experience is the thrill, excitement and adrenaline rush of off-road driving as you tackle this terrain in the 4x4 vehicles through sandy river beds, and sharp twists and turns. You will visit to the actual homes of members of different communities like the Bishnois, Rajputs, Brahmins, and Raikas, and a chance to interact with them first hand. You will get a chance to witness artisans and craftsmen such as the potter, the weaver, etc.

 

The variety of wild life and avian life makes for a photographer's paradise.

 

Stay overnight at hotel.

 

Day 08:                 Jodhpur to Jaipur (340 Kms / 07 Hrs.)

 

Morning, by surface leave for Jaipur – The Pink City of Rajasthan.

 

Adorned with pink sandstone palaces, majestic forts and verdant green gardens against a scenic backdrop of the Aravalli hills, Jaipur represents the charm of India’s rich past and the sophistication of a flourishing metropolis. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II founded the city in 1727, when he decided to shift his capital from Amer. A renowned architect, astronomer, and avid scientist, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II built his capital with geometric precision and made Jaipur one of the most well planned cities in India.

 

Upon arrival in Jaipur, check-in at hotel.

 

Stay overnight at hotel.

 

Day 09:                 Jaipur

Morning proceed for the sightseeing tour of Jaipur visiting Amber Fort, City Palace, Observatory, and Hawa Mahal.

 

Amber Fort is located in Amer, 11 Km from Jaipur. The fort boasts of an artistic grandeur and structural expertise. It is a reminiscent of the bravery and courage of the mighty Rajputs, who had played a remarkable role in the history of medieval India. Man Singh I started the construction of this fort in 1592 and, perhaps, it was the defense that topped his priorities before constructing this fort. The Kesar Kyari Complex of Maota Lake enhances the entire experience.

 

You will enjoy Elephant Ride to reach the magnificent Amber Fort.

 

Later proceed for City Palace.

 

City Palace is one of the major landmarks in Jaipur. The beautiful palace was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh during his reign. Among the various forts and palaces of Jaipur, City Palace stands apart, with its outstanding art and architecture. In the Palace complex visit Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum.

Following City Palace, visit to Observatory or Jantar Mantar. It is an astronomical observation site built in the early 18th century. It was built by Maharaja Jai Sigh II in 1724, whose passion for science, engineering, and astronomy prompted him to construct this complex of fourteen scientific instruments. It’s been over 200 years since they were first constructed, these fourteen structures can still accurately measure time; predict eclipses, and track stars and planets in their orbits.

Drive past magnificent Hawa Mahal and walk through the old bazaars of Jaipur, popularly known as Bapu Bazar.

Evening is at leisure.

Stay overnight at hotel.

 

Day 10:                 Jaipur to Amanbagh (100 Km/ 02 Hrs)

Morning by surface, travel to Amanbagh.

 

Amanbagh is nestled in a narrow valley in the Aravali hills and the history of this area stretches back beyond 1500 BC. The Mahabharata tells of the five Pandav brothers spending the last years of their exile at Virat Nagar, a Matsya kingdom in the vicinity of Amanbagh. During the last 1500 years, the area has been ruled successively by tribes or castes of Parihars, Meenas, Kachhawas, and Narukas and by the Mughal invaders. Amanbagh is situated where Maharaja Jai Singh of Alwar camped in the 19th century during his hunting expeditions in the dense jungles of Sariska, which provided abundant game for his pursuits in the wild.

 

Rest of the day is at leisure.

 

Stay overnight at Amanbagh.

 

Day 11:                 Amanbagh

This day is free to enjoy various activities at the resort.

 

Stay overnight at Amanbagh.

 

Day 12:                 Amanbagh – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra (240 Km/ 05 Hrs)

Morning, by surface leave for Agra – The City of Taj Mahal enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri.

Built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the mid-16th century, Fatehpur Sikri was meant to be a new capital for his empire. It was also the emperor’s homage to Saint Sheikh Salim Chishti, who predicted the birth of the emperor’s much-desired son and heir. Built in almost uniform style, Sikri is a sprawling complex of palaces, mosques, temples, and other structures. It is a stunning amalgamation of the Persian and Indian styles of building.

 

Later continue travel for Agra. Upon arrival in Agra, check-in at hotel.

 

Famed with one of the Seven Wonders of the World - Taj Mahal, historical monuments, architectural grandeur ventures and the beauty of marbles, Agra thrives as one of the tourist destination in India. The city is known for its superb inlay work on marble by craftsmen supposedly with a lineage dating back to the Mughals. Agra’s handicrafts also include carpets, gold thread embroidery and leather shoes.

 

Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 13:                 Agra

 

Morning visit to Taj Mahal.

 

Taj Mahal is one of the Seven wonders in the world and a must see place in India. It is the living specimen of romantic love life of Shah Jahan and his favorite beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. The construction of this beautiful monument was completed in 1653 AD. The Mughal King Sha Jahan built this as the final resting place for the queen Mumtaz.

 

It is believed that it took nearly 22 years to complete the grandeur palace. There are 22 small domes over the Taj Mahal, denoting the 22 years and the verses of holy Koran are inscribed on the domes. The white marble building changes its hue with the variations in the daylight.

Following visit of Taj Mahal, proceed for Agra Fort.

 

Nestled on the west banks of River Yamuna, this crescent shaped fort was commissioned by Akbar, one of the greatest Mughal Emperors, in 1565. Since then, his descendants Jehangir, Shah Jahan and even Aurangzeb have added extensions to the fort. Surrounded by mighty ramparts, the complex has within the fort has several palaces, gardens, halls, and other historical structures.

 

A visit to the Agra Fort complements visits to the Taj Mahal, as the fort itself offers great views of the Taj Mahal from across the Yamuna.

 

In the evening you will witness the cultural show “Mohabbat The Taj”.

 

“Mohabbat the Taj” is a fascinating play that depicts the saga of love and a memorable journey into history. The Drama portrays the Mughal era in 16th Century; it is series of play depicting the true and immortal love of Shajahan for Mumtaj Mahal- his beautiful wife; the lavish lifestyle of Mughal era; hardship of the artisans for 22 years that created the most precious specimen of craftsmanship.

 

Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 14:                 Agra to Delhi (210 Kms/ 4 Hrs)

 

Morning, transfer to Delhi by surface.

 

On arrival, check-in at hotel.

 

Rest of the day is at Leisure.

 

Stay overnight at hotel

 

Day 15:                 Delhi Departure

 

In time transfer to New Delhi International Airport to connect onward/return flight journey.

 

  • 14 Nights’ accommodation on double/Twin  occupancy basis.
  • Meal Plan – Bed and breakfast basis at all places.
  • All transfers, sightseeing and excursions by AC transport.
  • Services of an English speaking local guide as per programme.
  • Entrances to the monuments as per programme (one visit per monument).
  • Elephant ride at Amber Fort uphill and decent by Jeep.
  • Kindom of dreams show in Delhi.
  • Mohaabat e taj show in Agra.
  • Boat ride in Udaipur.
  • All currently applicable taxes, including the service tax of 3.62% applicable on total invoice amount.
  • Meals unless specified.
  • Expenses of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone / fax calls, alcoholic beverages, camera / video camera fees at  monuments, medical expenses, airport departure taxes, etc.;
  • Meals other than those specified above;
  • Any insurance;
  • Any air-fare
  • Any Visa fee
  • Any other services not mentioned in the inclusion;

Optional tours are on direct payment.

Special Notes:

  • Check-in time is 1400 Hrs and check-out is at 1200 Hrs;
  • Prices especially air fares are subject to revision;
  • In case of any currency fluctuations or amendments to local Government taxes, or any fuel price rises, we reserve the right to adjust the tour price accordingly;
  • All the hotels and room categories are yet to be booked. Any change in hotel or room category may attract a supplement or reduction in the tour cost.
  • Rate quoted above includes only those items as specified in the above inclusion column;
  • Quote is valid only for the above mentioned period;
  • Effective 2nd October 2008, the Government has introduced "No-Smoking" legislation for hotels, restaurants and all public places. As a consequence, smoking is prohibited in all parts of the hotel except in designated bedrooms where smoking is permitted. The hotel has dedicated smoking guest bedrooms. Should you desire a smoking bedroom, please let us know. We shall try to reserve a smoking bedroom for you, subject to availability, should you need one;
  • For Flight bookings, we will require complete names alongwith full first names of the guests;

 

For Security Reasons, it is mandatory to supply respective units the below

    • Guest Residential Address
    • Contact Numbers
    • Email ID
    • Nationality
    • Photo Identity

Copy of Passport