Essence of Rajasthan
Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Nimaj – Udaipur
This tour will provide the experience of Incredible India while staying in the most luxuries hotels of Oberoi group, it makes you feel like every penny well spent. This is a tour which packs in so much energy, inspiration and fun that you are left overwhelmed at the end. They bring in much more than you could have imagined, and offer you plenty more than just the Taj Mahal.
Arrive at Delhi International Airport. Please clear immigration and visa formalities, collect your baggage and proceed to the arrival lounge through the green channel. MAGADH TRAVELS executive will wait at the arrival hall with a placard in your name to greet you. Thereafter you will be assisted with a transfer and check in at the hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Delhi.
The Oberoi, New Delhi: An incomparable hotel for business or pleasure, The Oberoi, New Delhi, enjoys views of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Humayun's Tomb on one side and a calming view of the forested golf course on the other. It is a storied landmark and a celebrated example of Oberoi's reputation for taking care of its guests. The contemporary interpretation of Sir Edwin Lutyens' New Delhi in the interiors combines with a state of the art clean air technology offering the healthiest air in the city. Thoughtfully detailed throughout its public spaces, with superlative rooms, restaurants and guest facilities, this is a city hotel perfectly conceived for work or play.
Morning after breakfast enjoy the guided visit of Old Delhi covering Jama Mosque – the largest mosque in India built in red sandstone. Between the mosque and Chandni Chowk is a narrow shop-lined street along which you will be transported by cycle rickshaws on your most photogenic journey of the tour. Drive pass the Red Fort. While driving back to New Delhi visit Raj Ghat – a memorial that is dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. The ghat is located in the banks of River Yamuna. It is a black marble platform that is built at the spot of cremation of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation.
Afternoon visit of New Delhi which will include photo opportunities at some of the following attractions - the exterior of the Parliament, the War Memorial Arch (India Gate) and residence of the President House of India in New Delhi. Conclude your day with visit to 72 meter high Qutub Minar; being one of the most important landmarks of Delhi, with calligraphically decorated interiors and also inscriptions of verses of the Holy Quran. Stay overnight at hotel in Delhi.
Morning after breakfast travel to Agra, home to India's most famous landmark, the Taj Mahal. A poem of white marble, the Taj is described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love. On arrival check into the hotel. Rest of the day at your leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Agra.
The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra: Located just 600 metres from the Taj Mahal, the world's most exquisite testimony to undying love, it is easy to rekindle romance at The Oberoi Amarvilas. Inspired by Mughal palace designs; with fountains, terraced lawns, reflection pools and pavilions, The Oberoi Amarvilas offers unrestricted views of Taj Mahal from all rooms and suites, complemented by our warm, personalised hospitality.
Tastefully appointed accommodation, exquisite restaurants serving authentic Mughal and international cuisines, private dining beside the silhouette of the Taj Mahal and couples spa treatments with Taj Mahal views. At The Oberoi Amarvilas, your experience of Agra will be unforgettable.
Morning after breakfast visit of Taj Mahal (closed on Fridays), a UNESCO Heritage Site, undisputedly one of the world's most beautiful buildings. The epitome of love, stands on the banks of the river Yamuna built in the 17th century by the Mughal Emperor Shahjahan. The white marble building changes its hue with the variations in the daylight. Made entirely of white marble and decorated with exquisite pietra dura (stone inlay) work, different types of precious and semi-precious stones were used in the intricate inlay work done on the interiors. This magnificent monument is built around a Charbagh or 'four garden' plan, split by watercourses— reflects the influence of Persian architectural style… an exquisite image that you'll remember forever.
Then after visit of the Agra Fort, built in the year 1573 by Emperor Akbar, which is a mixture of the Islamic and Hindu styles of architecture. The fort remained as the main residence of the emperors belonging to the Mughal dynasty until the year 1638. The fort houses numerous impressive structures like the Jahangir Mahal, Khas Mahal, Diwan-i-Khass, Diwan-i-Am, Machchhi Bhawan and Moti Masjid. Stay overnight at hotel in Agra.
Morning after breakfast travel to Jaipur, the first planned city of India, is a treasure-trove of culture, art and history, famous for its colour, life style and Rajasthani cuisine. It is a city exuding royal heritage and extravagant richness. The historic city also has many temples and shrines. On arrival check-in at hotel. Evening enjoy visiting local bazaar at walled city. Explore world famous jewelry bazaar which offers a variety that ranges from chunky tribal Jewellery to enameled gold to modern diamond jewelry. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.
The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur: Experience a sincerely warm welcome when you stay with us at The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur. Spread over 32 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, with traditional architecture, flaming mashaal torches and reflection pools. Exquisite accommodation, including luxury tents inspired by the era of Maharajas, fine restaurants serving authentic Rajasthani and international cuisines, specially curated romantic experiences for couples and our sincere hospitality. The perfect setting for the holiday of a lifetime.
Morning after breakfast excursion to Amber Fort – 10 kilometers from main city, Enjoy Jeep ride while going up to the main entrance of Amber Fort. The ancient capital of Jaipur state and the majestic palace complex to witness a unique system of air-conditioning of 17th century. The fort presents a fascinating blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture. It is built using red sandstone and white marble. While driving back to city photo stop at Jal Mahal kwon as a water palace. This low-rise symmetrical palace, that once was a shooting lodge for the Maharajah, appears to float in the centre of Sagar Lake.
Afternoon city tour of Jaipur pink city covering City Palace Museum; boasts to have some of the priceless handwritten Hindu scriptures of the ancient past, miniature delicate paintings, preserved painted ceilings and the elephant saddles (haudas), and is registered in the Guinness Book of Records to contain the biggest silver objects in the world. Drive pass Hawa Mahal or the 'Palace Of The Winds' – a remarkable gem of Rajput style of architecture. This beautiful Mahal decorated with fine lattice windows and screened balconies was to facilitate the royal women, in getting a glimpse of the daily events, royal processions and festivals taking place on the streets. Conclude your day with visit to Jantar Mantar; one of the famed observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh is a complex of astronomical instruments, chiseled out of stone which provides fairly accurate information to this day. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.
Morning after breakfast transfer to Jaipur airport to board your schedule flight to Udaipur. On arrival at airport transfer to hotel. Fondly known as the "City of Lakes", Udaipur, the erstwhile capital of the Kingdom of Mewar, is resplendent with vast hilltop forts, palaces, temples and gardens that serve as reminders of its majestic history. On arrival check-in at hotel. Rest of the day at your leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Udaipur.
The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur: Falling in love with the charm of the "City of Lakes" is easy when you are staying at The Oberoi Udaivilas. Located on the banks of Lake Pichola, our resort is spread over 30 acres of luxuriant gardens, with an intricate layout of interconnecting domes and corridors that reflect the layout of Udaipur itself; whose seven lakes are linked by canals. Superior accommodations, fine restaurants serving signature cuisine and a quiet emphasis on your wellbeing with daily yoga and personally curated spa treatments. All brought alive by the sincere attention to your every need that is distinctively Oberoi.
Morning after breakfast visit of City Palace & its complex. The City Palace boasts of the wonderful blend of Medieval, European and Chinese Architecture and has various towers, domes and arches, which add to the flavour of heritage site. Later visit Jagdish Temple, dating back to 1651 AD, it is an exquisite example of Indo Aryan architecture. In the afternoon enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola, is an artificial fresh water lake, created in the year 1362 AD, named after the nearby Picholi village. Two islands, Jag Niwas and Jag Mandir are located within Pichola Lake and have been developed with several palaces to provide views of the lake. Evening visit the Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir, an Indian folk arts museum which has interesting exhibits that include folk's dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk's musical instruments, folk deities. Later explore on your own visiting the numerous shops that dot the narrow windings streets of Udaipur for souvenir to take back home. Stay overnight at hotel in Udaipur.
Morning after breakfast transfer to Udaipur airport to board your schedule flight to Mumbai. On arrival at airport transfer to hotel. Originally a collection of seven islands, the modern city of Mumbai came into being during the mid-eighteenth century by reclaiming land from the sea. As well as being the financial and commercial capital of India, Mumbai is also home to Bollywood; one of the largest centres of film production in the world.
The Oberoi, Mumbai: It is a striking example of modern architecture that lifts you up over Marine Drive to enjoy magnificent views of the ocean and 'Queen's Necklace' lights along the shoreline. Spacious accommodation, fine cuisines and our genuine hospitality are complemented by a range of services for all guests; with special care taken for single lady travellers. We aim to ensure that your stay with us will be as comfortable, convenient and pleasant as can be.
Morning after breakfast catch a glimpse of the famous buildings of Mumbai as we drive you past the University of Bombay, High Court of Bombay and Crawford Market. You will visit the esteemed Gandhi Memorial Museum (Mani Bhavan). Listed next on your trip is the exclusive Prince of Wales Museum (Closed on Monday). Built between 1904 and 1914, this museum was used as a hospital during the First World War. The museum stores an invaluable collection of one of the best art found in India. The exquisite display of antiques, miniature paintings, jade, china and many other artefacts is spellbinding. Stay overnight at hotel in Mumbai. Evening we will take you to the beautiful Marine Drive, popularly known as the Queen's Necklace. Here, you can sit and relax (30 – 60 Minutes) taking in the spellbinding view the Arabian Sea offers. After spending a splendid day in this lovely beautiful city of Mumbai, later we drop you back to the hotel.
Morning after breakfast, you'll head to the Gateway of India in Mumbai to board a ferry to Elephanta Island. This 1-hour cruise will afford you picturesque seaside views. With your guide, explore all seven caves on the island, some of which are so small and hidden that they're often easily missed. Enter the main cave, an impressive sprawling structure with high ceilings and towering support beams, columns and pillars. On each wall, admire the complex and astoundingly detailed reliefs and carvings depicting narratives of the Lords Shiva. After visit return back to city. Visit the main tourist attraction in Mumbai, the Gateway of India is decked with four turrets and its yellow basalt stone structure has delicate latticework carved in it. Stands the rich and famous Royal Taj Mahal Hotel. This hotel is a witness of priceless memories of this glorious city.
Recognized as the world's largest outdoor laundry, the Dhobi Ghat is exclusive to the city of Mumbai. Watch the washer men or the 'dhobis' provide an efficient service, gathering dirty laundry, cleaning it and returning it perfectly ironed, and all this at an exceptionally small price. They dry the clothes on long bright coloured lines and use heavy wood‐burning irons for neatly pressing the clothes. Stay overnight at hotel in Mumbai.
Morning after breakfast transfer to Delhi international airport to board your schedule flight to onward destination.
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