The Royal Route – Hollywood loves

Duration: 16 Nights / 17 Days
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Holidays in North India is always a memorable experience. This tour features North India’s must see destinations, the capital city Delhi, a symbol of the country’s rich past and thriving present, where ancient and modern blend seamlessly together, and the romantic city of Udaipur with its massive city palace complex. See the incredible blue city ‘Jodhpur’, where you get to relive golden days of the past and take and odyssey back to the yesteryears of royal life to the land of strong holders and clan rulers ‘Jaipur’, with an array of finest Mughal architecture splendors in ‘Rajasthan’, to the wildlife lovers’ paradise- ‘Ranthambore with an epitome of love Taj Mahal in Agra, with extensions to the erotic temples of Khajuraho and spiritual Varanasi.

Our 16 Nights/17 Days tour package is a perfect combination of heritage, rejuvenation and pilgrimage destinations that will offer you a unique holiday experience.

  • Trip Itinerary
  • Accommodation
  • Inclusions & Exclusions
  • Route Map
Trip Itinerary

  • 1 Days 1-2 : Delhi
  • 2 Days 3-4 : Udaipur
  • 3 Days 5-6 : Jodhpur
  • 4 Days 7-8 : Jaipur
  • 5 Days 9-11 : Ranthambore
  • 6 Days 12-13 : Agra
  • 7 Day 14 : Khajuraho
  • 8 Days 15-17 : Varanasi
1 Days 1-2 : Delhi
Day 1: Arrive Delhi

On arrival in Delhi you will be given greet and meet assistance at airport and transfer to hotel.

Overnight at hotel.

 

 

 
Day 2: Delhi

After breakfast in hotel sightseeing of Old and New Delhi. Highlights of sightseeing would be Jama Masjid – built between 1644 and 1656 is the largest mosque in India , the Red Fort – a fortress palace built by Emperor Shah Jahan is a UNESCO world heritage site, India Gate – War Memorial of 82,000 Indian soldiers who sacrificed their life in First World War, the Parliament – the headquarters of the government apartment, Qutub Minar , the tallest minaret of of 73 metres of bricks in the world, the Mausoleum Hamayuna, Gandhi Memorial , erected in memory of father of the nation, Laxminarayan temple (Hindu Temple), and a Bangla Sahib (Sikh Temple).  

Overnight at hotel.

 

 

Experience 1: During your visit to Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, you will watch and if willing, join the voluntary group who are cooking the food called “langar” and served free to devotees of all cast and creed.

 

Experience 2: During your visit to old Delhi, you will enjoy a a rickshaw ride around Chandni Chowk, oldest shopping street in Delhi.

 

Experience 3: You can ask to visit Akshardham Temple, the largest Hindu temple complex in the world intricately carved with flora, fauna, dancers, musicians, and deities.Overnight at hotel in Delhi.

 

If time permits we suggest you to visit Madame Tussauds Wax Museum (at additional Cost). For more details click here.

2 Days 3-4 : Udaipur
Day 3 : Delhi-Udaipur (By Air)

 

After breakfast transfer to the Indira Gandhi International airport to catch flight for Udaipur. On arrival transfer to hotel.

 

 

Experience 4: You will visit a private collection of antiques, furniture and miniature paintings.

Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 4: Udaipur

 

After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing of Udaipur,a city built around 5 artificial lakes also known as “Lake City”. Hollywood Movie “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” and James Bond series “Octopussy” was shot in Udaipur. Visit the City Palace – a palace, built in the 16th century Udai Singh II, just along Lake Pichola, Sashelion-Ki-Bari – luxurious garden where walking maid of honor of the queen, Jagdish Temple , dedicated to Vishnu, built in the style of Indo-Aryan architecture on a high terrace where is a wide staircase and Vintage Car Museum.

 

 

 

Experience 5: Evening Boat ride to Lake Pichola

 

Experience 6: Cultural show at Bagore ki Haveli in the evening.

 

Overnight at hotel.

3 Days 5-6 : Jodhpur
Day 5: Udaipur – Jodhpur (260 kms/6 hours)

 

After breakfast drive to Jodhpur en route visit Ranakpur Temple which built in white marble with carvings and architectural elegance. Temple is built in 15th century has 29 halls, 5 spires, 20 domes and 144 pillars. It is amazing to see that no two pillars look alike and their carving is astonishing.


You will drive to Jodhpur and check in to comfort of your luxury hotel.

 

 

Experience 7: Meet the head priest of the temple and attend an exclusive prayer ceremony. Later if interested, join in for a short meditation session.

 

Experience 8: On route to Jodhpur, you will stop at Rohet where you will board jeep to explore rural village. You will visit a home and meet Bishnoi tribal villagers. This tribe love environment and preserve wildlife in their own style.

Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 6: Jodhpur

 

After breakfast proceed for morning sightseeing of Jodhpur and visit Mehrangarh fort situated at 125 mt high perpendicular cliff. Fort made of red sand stone imposing and is a strange beauty, so colossal are its properties that Rudyard Kipling called it the work of giants. Hollywood movie “Dark Night Rises” was shot at Mehrangarh Fort. Then  visit Jaswant Thada.

 

Experience 9: You will see live demonstration of tying rajasthani turban at the Meherangarh Fort… a true delight.

 

Experience 10: Evening visit at the clock tower market on a horse cart.

 

Overnight at hotel.

4 Days 7-8 : Jaipur
Day 7: Jodhpur – Jaipur (350 kms/6 hours)

 

After breakfast visit Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum which homes the tasteful and priceless collection of Maharaja of Jodhpur. Drive to Jaipur – the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan in northern India, also known as the pink city of India. Check in at Rambagh Palace, which has been ranked amongst the top 50 hotels in the world. The hotel is rated amongst top 10 heritage hotels in the world by Travel Weekly of UK.

 

 

 

Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 8: Jaipur

 

After breakfast, drive to Amber and its famous palace. Riding on elegantly caparisoned elephants, approach the palace in the traditional way. The high gateways allow to enter on these broad-backed animals.

 

 

 

Later sightseeing tour of Jaipur city, visit Jantar Mantar, an observatory, which is equipped with instruments of astonishing size and precision, including a 90 foot high sun dial which is remarkably accurate, Later visit Palace of Winds, the Hawa Mahal, a famous landmark of Jaipur and the City Palace museum.

This city was showcased in Hollywood movie “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”.

 

Experience 11: In evening explore the ‘Bazaars’ in the old city on a Rickshaw. Overnight at hotel.

5 Days 9-11 : Ranthambore
Day 9: Jaipur – Ranthambore (170 kms/ 3.5 hours)

 

After breakfast drive to Sawai Madhopur where Ranthambore National Park is situated which is home to Tigers, Leopards and Marsh Crocodiles and used to be Royal hunting ground. The name Ranthambore comes from the fort of Ranthambore which sits on a rocky outcrop and dates back to 10th century.

 

 

 

You check in to your high end hotel consisting of posh tents.

 

Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 10: Ranthambore

 

This day you will drive in the park vehicle and enjoy the wild life.

 

 

 

Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 11: Ranthambore – Agra (290 kms/5 hours)

 

After breakfast, drive to Agra enroute visit village of Abhaneri, famous for its “baori” – step by step wells, invented by local people for the extraction of water for crops. Chand Baori – the most popular in the region well and is the deepest and largest in India – 30 meters.Here 3500 steps and 13 floors..On the way visit Fahtepur Sikri , the capital of the Mughal Empire during the reign of Akbar in the 1571-1585 years.

 

 Upon arrival in Agra, check in to most luxurious hotel.

 

Overnight at hotel.

6 Days 12-13 : Agra
Day 12: Agra

 

After early breakfast, visit to Taj Mahal – the most outstanding monument of love white marble, one of the seven wonders of the world.

 

Later visit the marble mausoleum of Itmad- ud- Daulah – architectural structure of extraordinary beauty. Then visit the Agra Fort, or the Red Fort , built by order of the Mughal emperor Akbar the Great in 1565, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is one of the most important fortresses of India, the total length of the walls which is 2, 4 km. At different times, the fort was used for military purposes and as a palace.

 

 

Experience 12: In evening you will attend “Mohabbatein Taj Show” depicting the romantic love story of Emperor Shah Jahan and his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.

 

Experience 13: Visit to private collection of gems/jewellery and embroidery/ tapestries in Agra.

 

Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 13 Agra – Jhansi – Khajuraho

 

In the morning transfer to railway station to board the train to Jhansi. From Jhansi railway station drive to Khajuraho.

 

Overnight at hotel.

 

7 Day 14 : Khajuraho
Day 14: Khajuraho

 

After breakfast visit tour of western and eastern group of temples. the magnificent temple complex of Khajuraho , which is part of UNESCO World Heritage. Khajuraho is called the “city of the gods”, and this is one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. The complex consists of 25 temples that have survived from the 85 originally built between the 10th and 12th centuries.

 

 

Experience 14: In evening, you will witness a classical Indian Music and Dance Show (6.30 to 7.45 pm)

 

Overnight at hotel.

 

 

8 Days 15-17 : Varanasi
Day 15: Khajuraho to Varanasi (By Air)

 

Morning at leisure. Afternoon  transfer to airport to catch light for Varanasi. Arrival at Varanasi and transfer to hotel. Sunset cruise on holy river Ganges to witness the evening prayer ceremonies.

 

 

Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 16: Varanasi

 

Early morning boat ride at holy river “The Ganges”.  After breakfast visit Sarnath, a small town 13 km from Varanasi, where the Buddha 2500 years ago in Deer Park following his enlightenment implemented “turn wheels doctrine” – read his first sermon to his followers five and formulated the Four Noble Truths. 

 

 

 

Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 17: Varanasi – Delhi

 

Morning at leisure. After breakfast transfer to airport to catch flight for New Delhi where you will meet our representative and transfer to International airport for your onward flight.

Accommodation
Accommodation

List of Hotels according to there Respective City

CITY HOTEL  DETAILS
Delhi The Oberoi View Hotel
Udaipur Taj Lake Palace View Hotel
Jodhpur Umaid Bhawan Palace View Hotel
Jaipur Rambagh Palace View Hotel
Ranthambore The Oberoi Vanyavilas View Hotel
Agra The Oberoi Amarvilas View Hotel
Khajuraho The Lalit Temple View  
Varanasi Nadesar Palace  
Inclusions & Exclusions

         Our offered prices would include and exclude below items

Inclusions:

» Total 16 nights programme in based on above mentioned hotels.

» Accommodation on bed & breakfast basis in base category rooms.

» All transfers, tours and excursion as per itinerary using Toyota Camry.  

» Services of an Accompanying English Speaking Guide cum Escort throughout the tour.

» Entrance fees to sites and monuments mentioned in the Itinerary for one visit only.

» Elephant Ride at Amber Fort-Jaipur (Subject to availability).

» Boat Ride at Lake Pichola Udaipur. 

» Village safari at Bishnoi Village.

» 02 Exclusive game safaris at Ranthambore. 

» Boat Ride at Varanasi. 

» All the experiences mentioned in the Itinerary. 

» Assistance on arrival at hotel for smooth Check-in

» Train Ticket from Agra to Jhansi in Executive Class.

» All taxes, tolls, parking fees and service tax.

 

Exclusions:

» Any airfare (International / Domestic).

» Passport and Visa fees for India.

» Lunch or other meals OR options not mentioned in the itinerary / cost inclusion.

» Any item of personal nature and gratuities.  

» Any insurance.  

» Additional nights for participants, which is offered at additional cost to individual participants. 

» Tips and porterage

Special Value Add ons – Courtesy “VILASA LUXURY” .

» Bottled water available in vehicle during travel.

» Wet tissues available for clients in the vehicle.  

» Gift Card of Oberoi hotels for the Value of INR 5000, which can be used in any Oberoi hotel.  

» Express check – in at all hotels.  

» Farewell Dinner with a Souvenir from Vilasa Luxury

Note:

If you are more people travelling together please contact us for special cost.

N.B.:   Travel Agents please contact for TAC

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