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Chamber of Princess Tour

This delightful itinerary, straight out of a fairy-tale book, offers all the colour of India in two weeks, from bustling cityscapes to remote countryside. There are iconic attractions aplenty on this well paced journey including The Golden city of Jaisalmer, the inimitable Taj Mahal, the Pink City of Jaipur, Jodhpur's breathtaking Mehrangarh Fort and the lakeside charms of Udaipur. You'll learn from the experts about ancient monuments and historic palaces, understand its complex history, experience an engaging culture and relax in a range of outstanding handpicked hotels.

Itinerary:

 

Day 1: Delhi
 A warm Maharajah Driver welcome to India and private transfer to your historic hotel located just off Connaught Place. With a rich Moghul history and vestiges of its colonial past, India's capital today is a vibrant metropolis.


 Day 2: Delhi
This morning join a local expert on a stroll through the lively alleyways of Old Delhi, formerly known as Shahjahanabad. Explore the imposing Red Fort and the busy streets of Chandni Chowk market, the by-lanes of the walled city, Jama Masjid (the biggest mosque in India), ending in the colourful spice market - a sensory experience. In the afternoon, drive through the majestic boulevards of New Delhi.


 Day 3: Design Your Day Delhi
See more of what defines this surprising city and choose one of the following half day activities. A shopping tour is sure to unearth many a treasure, or visit the outstanding “Humayun Tomb”, “Qutb Minar” or the “Lotus Temple”


 Day 4:  Delhi – Udaipur
Transfer to the airport, flight to the most romantic Rajasthani city. Udaipur is famous for its beautiful lakes and serene atmosphere. Your hotel is the world famous Taj Lake Palace which was built in 1740 as a royal summer retreat and appears to float on the calm surface of Lake Pichola.

 

 Day 5: Udaipur

A morning introduction to the city's key sites including the City Palace complex, the Sahelion-ki-Bari Gardens and the Crystal Gallery Museum. The afternoon is at leisure with time to enjoy your iconic hotel.
 

 Day 6: Udaipur - Jodhpur
Continue by road to the blue city of Jodhpur situated on the edge of the great Thar Desert. A grand historic palace hotel is your base for the next two nights. This afternoon visit the imposing Mehrangarh Fortress which perches in stately grandeur above the city. Close to the fort complex see Jaswant Thada, a white marble cenotaph built to commemorate a 19th Century Maharajah..

 Day 7: Jodhpur
Travel into the heart of rural Rajasthan to visit a Bishnoi village and gain a fascinating insight into the farming methods and traditions of these people who are recognised as early conservationists. Visit a local dhurrie (cotton rug) maker whose products are highly sought after the world over. The afternoon is at leisure.

 

Day 8: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
Drive from Jodhpur into the Thar Desert. The afternoon is at leisure with time to relax by the pool or enjoy a spa treatment. 

 

Day 9: Jaisalmer

This morning venture into town to visit the beautiful golden sandstone fort, the second largest in Rajasthan, and the country's only inhabited one. It was constructed between the 12th and 19th centuries and today is home to some 3000 people. Wander through the old city and admire the exquisite havelis with time to explore. This afternoon, enjoy a camel safari amid the sand dunes and a celebratory sun downer.

 Day 10: Jaisalmer - Chhatra Sagar
Drive into the countryside to the Rajasthani tented camp of Chhatra Sagar located on the edge of a hundred year old reservoir on the Nimaj Estate. An evening nature walk reveals over 200 bird species.


 Day 11: Chhatra Sagar
Enjoy the peace and quiet of this idyllic rural location. Tour the local farm and village by open top jeep, see the region's cottage industries in action and visit the school.

 Day 12:  Chhatra Sagar- Jaipur
Drive to Pushkar, explore the Holy city. Departure to your next destination, Jaipur, called the "Pink City". This color distinguishes the city does not date Jai Singh II who founded it in 1727, but in 1876, when the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, visited Jaipur. Ruled by Maharaja Man Singh, he decided to paint pink houses of the city, as a sign of welcome to the prince. Jaipur is one of the most fascinating cities in northern India. The decorations of the buildings are of real lace stone and style of its buildings is a superb syncretism between the architectural elements of Rajasthan and Mughal.

 


 Day 13: Jaipur
Today's adventure includes a visit to the magnificent hilltop Amber Fort and an elephant safari, Rajput style. Meet your brightly decorated mount and enjoy an elephant back ride through the bush with accompanying mahout.  This afternoon, visit Jaipur's major sights: the City Palace, the Palace of the Winds and the Jantar Mantar Observatory and take a rickshaw ride through the streets.

 

 

 

Day 14: Design Your Day Jaipur
Tailor made day:. Choose one of the following activities. A private cooking class in the home of a local family, a walking tour of the city including the spice and vegetable market or a shopping expedition with car and driver.

 

Day 15: Jaipur - Agra
Drive to Agra. En route, visit the 16th Century sandstone fortress of Fatehpur Sikri, a well preserved Moghul palace city which housed 200,000 people at its prime and in the afternoon visit the vast Agra Fort, a massive walled city that took seven years to complete. Finish the day in splendour at India's most magnificent monument, the Taj Mahal, just as the sun is setting. One of the features of your beautiful hotel is the jawdropping views of the monument you'll get from your room.

 
 Day 16: Agra – Delhi
See the Taj Mahal again at sunrise before driving to Mathura, Lord Khrisna birth place. Drive to Delhi where you connect with your departure flight.

 

 Price: On request

 

Included in the price:

Welcome and assistance in airport.

Transfers/Surface transports in the private AC car (Toyota Innova ).

Accommodation based on double occupancy & breakfast

Full board in Chhatra Sagar

Hotel taxes and services.

Insurances .

 

Not included in the price:

Other meals and drinks.

Entrance fees for temples, monuments and museums mentioned in the program.

Usual tips for guides and drivers.

Personal expenses. 

Domestic flights