Taj Hotels Rajasthan Private Luxury Tour Package

12 Days Rajasthan Private Luxury tour package featuring the Taj Hotels in Rajasthan – Stay in the lap of luxury at some of India’s most luxurious hotels. From the majestic Rambagh Palace in Jaipur to the exquisite Lake Palace Hotel in Udaipur, this itinerary is the definition of luxury and India at its sheer grandeur

Taj Hotels Rajasthan - Enjoy your stay at Taj Lake Palace Udaipur

India is a land of royalty. A country known for its palaces, varied cuisine and diverse culture with so many beautiful places worth seeing. But the first name that would dawn on you when you think of magnificent ‘forts and palaces and unparalleled ‘royalty’ is the colorful state of Rajasthan.  The land of the Rajputs, the nawabi cuisine, the stately buildings and monuments, the rich wildlife, and a strong heritage – Rajasthan is rightly known as the land of the kings, a place filled with glorious beauty and picturesque simplicity. It is grand yet simple, ancient yet modern. It is a place which never fails to mesmerize and enchant an onlooker. It is culturally vibrant and filled with natural beauty.

For a more intimate and indigenous experience of Rajasthan’s warm hospitality and rich reminiscence, there’s perhaps no better way but to schedule your stay at Taj Hotels Rajasthan. Visit India’s most royal state on a Rajasthan luxury tour with Taj Hotels, and experience the unmatched luxury of some of these high-end heritage hotels in Rajasthan.

This Taj Rajasthan Package is specially designed for you to get acquainted with Rajasthan, explore the beautiful Taj Mahal and do some sightseeing on the streets of New and Old Delhi.

Taj Hotels in Rajasthan are the most glorious place next to the royal palaces. We would recreate the Royal Rajputana life for you by accommodating you in the best luxury hotels in Rajasthan, that define opulence with a strong colonial air. Come and get pampered in the Rajputana hospitality and be spoilt for choice. Come fall in love with Rajasthan. Explore the unlimited beauty and tourist attractions in Udaipur, Jodhpur and go on safaris in the Ranthambore where you can meet the majestic Bengal tigers. At Taj Hotels Rajasthan, you would not just feel the luxury; you will feel like a part of Royalty.

Itinerary

12 Days / 11 Nights

This Taj Hotels Rajasthan Luxury tour package has been carefully designed to give you a taste of the exciting, endless possibilities and can be tailored to suit your exact preferences.

You will be arriving early in the morning and will be received by the local representatives at the Delhi Airport. You would then be transferred to your luxury hotel in Delhi – The Leela Palace New Delhi – The capital city’s only modern palace hotel located in the beautiful embassy district. The atmosphere at the hotel gives you Maharaja feel with pretty prints of Mughal aristocracy.

Overnight stay in: The Leela Palace, New Delhi

Today would be our first day of the Taj Rajasthan Package tour and we would be taking you around the streets of Old Delhi to get a glimpse of the architectural beauty and heritage it has. We would visit the Jama Masjid, one of the biggest mosques in Delhi. Built by Shah Jahan in 1656 AD, it is constructed using red sandstone and white marbles. With three gates and lofty minarets, this monument is a glorious example of Islamic architecture. We would then take a rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk and explore the ancient heritage, the lovely food and also do plenty of shopping. We would be driving past Red Fort.

Post lunch, we would explore New Delhi which is a rich contrast to what we saw in the morning. This part of Delhi would seem fairly modernized with better facilities and look. However, one look at the monuments and you would agree that the heritage is still intact and New Delhi is ancient by heart. We would be visiting Qutab Minar, the tallest minaret ever made out of brick where you can take your time exploring the ruins and minarets. We would then visit the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and explore our spiritual self. The dome of this gurudwara is made of gold and the entire building is a beauty to behold. We would then drive right past the Parliament House, The President’s house, and the Secretariat buildings. We would also stop to take a snap of the beautiful India Gate and remember all the martyrs who died for India

Overnight stay in: The Leela Palace, New Delhi

On the 3rd day morning, we would be driving you to the Agra, home to the enchanting symbol of eternal love-Taj Mahal. Check-in to the ITC Mughal, a beautiful hotel close to the Taj Mahal with a splendid ambience that is contemporary and imbued with Indian touches. We would first visit the Fort of Agra.  This place was considered a residence during the Mughal period. Built in red sandstone, this monument has witnessed a lot of changes and stands as a symbol of resilience.

We would then go to the most awaited tourist attraction, Agra has become a synonym for- The Taj Mahal.  The beautiful tomb together with its minarets and the picturesque backdrop is enough for you to fall for the concept of love. This tomb stands as a testimony of the eternal love of Shah Jahan for his wife. You have the option of staying back here for the night to watch the sunset and behold the magnificent beauty of the Taj in the evening.

Overnight stay in: ITC Mughal, Agra

In the early hours of the 4th day, we would travel to Ranthambore National Park. We would be stopping on the way to visit Fatehpur Sikhri. Founded in the year 1585, this city was the capital of the Mughal empire. This city is one of the classic examples of the Mughal architectures and buildings.

After a brief visit, we would continue our drive to Ranthambore National Park. On arrival, we would be checking you into the hotel. Your accommodation at Ranthambore is arranged at the Vivanta by Taj – Sawai Madhopur Lodge, a nice hotel with a British atmosphere that is located close to the park. The rest of the day is at your disposal. Take plenty of rest.

On the 5th day, you would go on a morning and afternoon game drive into the wilderness of Ranthambore. One of the largest wildlife reserves, this place is popular for tiger spotting and photography. The forest is widely populated by tigers and it is impossible not to spot at least one while you are visiting. The day would be spent exploring Ranthambore National Park and getting acquainted with its flora and fauna. Apart from the tigers, there are a variety of other animals that we would be able to spot in the national park like the desert fox, Caracal, Palm Civet, Fishing cat, etc. This national park is also home to several species of birds and is a haven for bird watchers.

Overnight stay in: Vivanta by Taj, Sawai Madhopur

Today, after the last session of early morning bird watching and walk around the park, we would be leaving to Jaipur. Your stay at Jaipur is arranged at the Rambagh Palace managed by Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts & Safaris. Originally built in 1835, it was formerly the official residence of Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II, the last ruling Maharaja of Jaipur, up until 1957, when it was transformed into a luxury hotel decorated with Lalique crystal fountains from Paris and marble statues from Italy.

Popularly known as the Pink City, this city is full of magnificent forts and palaces. We would first visit the colourful flower market known for its bright orange and yellow marigolds and the nearby vegetable market to which farmers bring their daily produce to be sold. Also nearby is the milk traders who binge their cattle and get their milk quality tested and sell it on the spot. The simplicity and credibility of the entire process are just amazing to see. Then we would proceed to the Amber Fort. Built using white marble, yellow and pink sandstone, this fort has imposing stairways, beautiful courtyards, and majestic latticed galleries. Every day there is a sound and light show which happens near Maota Lake within the complex. You have the option of walking, driving up or taking an elephant ride up the stairways.

After the Amber Fort, we would continue to Hawa Mahal. This is ideally a palace with a high screen like a wall which enables the women to observe the outside festivities without been seen. The design was made to resemble the crown of Lord Krishna with honeycomb-like exteriors and more than 900 small windows or jharokhas. The building is such an indigenous creation that even during hot summers, the building gets air conditioner like cooling inside. We would then visit the Jantar Mantar. It is an ancient astronomical observatory built in sandstone. Finally, we would visit the city palace which is again a magnificent and majestic building with breathtaking garden and museum complex.

Overnight stay in: Taj Rambagh Palace, Jaipur

On day 8, we would drive to Jodhpur. Our stay here is at probably the most beautiful hotel in the world – Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur. Built between 1928 and 1943, the Umaid Bhawan Palace is home to the Jodhpur’s royal family, is one of largest private residency and is one among the last great bastions of India.  The palace is divided into 3 sections: One, the royal family’s residence. Second, a museum that concentrates on the 20th century’s royalties, and Third, a luxury heritage hotel in Jodhpur managed by the Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces

On Day 9, we would do a bit of sightseeing. We would first visit the Mehrangarh Fort which was built for defence and security. This is one of the largest forts in Rajasthan and is known as the Jewel of Jodhpur. We would also explore the palaces within. The beautiful Moti Mahal, with its ceilings made of a blend of seashells crushed and mixed with plaster to give a shiny look and decorated with golden leaves and mirrors, is an exquisite sight to behold. This palace was built as a hall for a private audience. We would also visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Mirror Palace. Inspired by the Mughal version of the mirror work, this Sheesh Mahal is an excellent example of the architectural style of the Rajputs. The mirrors have superimposed images of gods and religious figures made out of plaster all over.

The Phool Mahal is a breathtaking creation of the 18th century. The gold ceilings, ornate floral designs, and netted screens fitted with stained glass makes this place the most beautiful and splendid creation of mankind. It’s truly a magnificent creation of the Rajputs and exudes royalty. This building was a dedication to art and pleasure and the Rajput kings used to spend their leisure time here amidst dancers, liquor, poets, and musicians. We would also visit the place for armory storage or the Sileh Khana and the Daulat Khana which displays all the treasures and preserved art collections of the Mughal Period. This place is also said to contain the remains of Emperor Akbar.

Overnight stay in: Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

Today, we would drive to Udaipur post breakfast. On the way, we would stop at the popular Jain Temples at Ranakpur. These temples were built in the 15th century and are one of the largest of its kind. The sculptures, architecture and the style of the temples are worth appreciating and magnificent. If the journey by road seems long, a one-night stopover can be scheduled at the Rawla Narlai. On arrival at Udaipur, you will be assisted with your check-in at the Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur. Considered as the most romantic hotel in India and the best resort in India for a honeymoon, the Taj Lake Palace is an ideal hotel for destination weddings in India. An architectural marvel that was built between 1743 and 1746, the palace is a jewel that glides over the blue waters of Lake Pichola

The serene and picturesque city of Udaipur is also known as the city of lakes or the Venice of East due to the presence of five beautiful lakes namely the Fateh Sagar Lake, Doodh Talai Lake, Swaroop Sagar Lake, Pichola Lake and Rangsagar Lake. The place also has a plethora of beautiful palaces, museums, temples, gardens, galleries, and forts.

On the 11th day, we would visit the City Palace which is a perfect example of flamboyance and royalty. This is built on top of a hillock and provides a picturesque panoramic view of the city. The Palace complex has several palaces built within. It comprises the residence of the current Maharaja of Udaipur and is a mix of old and new with heritage hotels, museums, galleries and courtyards inside it. We can also see the ancient Indo-Aryan Jagdish Temple of the 17th century. There are a lot of interesting places to visit inside this City Palace. We would have a glimpse of the Saheliyon-Ki-Bari, marble elephants and the exquisite bird fountains and take our time to marvel these intricate creations.

Overnight stay in: Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

After a leisure and lazy morning which you can utilize to check out any remaining place of interest or exploring the hotel, you will be leaving to the airport in the afternoon. It’s the time of our Royal tour when you suddenly realize you have to return to the reality! You would be boarding your flight to Delhi/Mumbai from where you will go on your onward journey back home.

Quick Facts

Wildlife

Tigers, Leopards, Striped Hyenas, Sambar Deer, Chinkara, Wild Boar, Indian Foxes

Must Do’s

Enjoy a Cycle rickshaw ride through the crowded bazaar at Chandni Chowk. Make a visit to the elephant farm ‘Elefantastic’ at Jaipur. Take a sunset cruise around Lake Pichola aboard the Taj Lake Palace’ royal Gangaur boat, an exquisitely restored, 150-year-old antique barge once used by the Maharanas of Udaipur.

Ideal for

Honeymoon couples, Families interested in exploring North India, Cultural and photographic enthusiasts

Options & Extension

This Taj Holidays package for Rajasthan can be extended to include a visit to Pali near Jodhpur with accommodation arranged at Chhatra Sagar luxury tents / Chanoud Garh (a homestay – where the home is a 300-year old palace). A possible extension of this Taj Rajasthan package is to include other Taj Palace Hotels & Resorts in India such the Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad / The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai

Dates & Rates

Fully inclusive rate per person sharingPrice
10 October 2017 - 15 April 2018Available On Request
  • Accommodation on double or twin sharing basis at the hotels as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Breakfast at all hotels, except at Vivanta by Taj, Sawai Madhopur Lodge, where the stay is on full board basis
  • Transport by a chauffeur-driven air-conditioned Toyota Innova comfort SUV
  • Entrance fees at monuments as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Jeep safaris at the Ranthambore National Park as stated
  • Services of English-speaking tour guides during sightseeing tours in Delhi, Agra, Jaipur  Jodhpur & Udaipur
  • Bottled drinking water available during sightseeing tours and long drives
  • Porter fees at all airports
  • All government taxes applicable

At Camps & Lodges

  • Accommodation on a twin sharing basis
  • All meals
  • Park & Photographic fees (non-professional)
  • Services of an English-speaking naturalist
  • Forest guide fees
  • Scheduled safari activities in the morning and evening
  • All applicable taxes
  • This rate is not valid in on special holidays such as Christmas / New Year / Diwali etc
  • Check in time at the hotels is 14:00 hrs and check out time is noon.
  • The quote is valid for two people travelling together and sharing the same room.
  • Vehicle included for this trip is an air conditioned Toyota Innova
  • Air fare mentioned is based on current fares applicable in economy class.
  • The Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays.
  • Only morning game drives are possible in the national parks on Wednesdays, as the parks are closed on Wednesday afternoons
  • Game drives at National Parks are in shared jeeps
  • This offer only applies to the hotels and resorts specifically mentioned in the itinerary

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