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For over a decade, Elite Vacations Journeys has been helping people plan their family trip, honeymoon package and adventure holidays. We’re the experts- one of the India’s leading travel agency- that master in providing the Rajasthan tour at the best prices and impartial advice, along with first-class customer service. The Rajasthan travel packages available at Elite Vacations Journeys covers the major the most exotic heritage attractions .
Delhi - Jodhpur - Khandi - Jaisalmer - Jaipur - Delhi
12 days/11 nights
ARRIVE IN DELHI (STAY AT THE IMPERIAL)Your private luxury tour of Rajasthan begins on arrival in Delhi, where you will be met at the airport and chauffeured to your luxury hotel, The Imperial, where classicism meets art deco with high ceilings, flowing curtains, French linen and marble baths. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. The verdant Lodi Gardens make for a lovely stroll or your driver can take you to Khan Market, lined with fabulous fashion boutiques and lovely restaurants.
DELHIToday, you’ll explore both Old and New Delhi including Humayun’s Tomb (thought to have inspired the Taj Mahal), the 17th-century Jama Masjid and the Afghan- styleQutbMinar. Other highlights include: India Gate, Connaught Place and the Lotus Temple.Complete your privately-guided city tour with an exhilarating cycle-rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk’s tinybazaars, glittering with jewellery, decorations, spices, street food and much more.
DELHI TO JODHPUR (STAY AT RAAS JODHPUR)This morning, fly to the walled blue city of Jodhpur, where you’ll be staying at RAAS Haveli. A contemporary conversion of an 18th-century haveli, this luxury hotel overlooks Mehrangarh Fort and is the best possible base for exploring the old city on foot. The rest of the day is spent relaxing, taking a dip in the pool or enjoying a soothing treatment in the spa before savouring a candlelit dinner of Rajasthani cuisine on the rooftop.
JODHPURSpend the day discovering the best of the “Blue City” which is at the heart of regal Rajasthan and home to the prosperous Marwari community of India. Start with mighty Mehrangarh Fort, that towers over Jodhpur. Then wind your way past bright blue painted houses, through the labyrinth of twisting streets, full of colour and atmosphere. Along the way, bargain at the bustling bazaarsfor some lovely local handicraft to take home.
JODHPUR TO KHANDI (STAY AT MIHIR GARH)A short drive away is Mihir Garh, your home for the next two nights. With nine luxurious suites (each with their own plunge pool), this boutique hotel rises like a formidable fortress from the sands of the Thar Desert, in the heart of Rajasthan. Spend the rest of the day relaxing: look out over the endless desert, pamper yourself in the spa or simply lounge beside the pool before watching an incredible sunset.
KHANDIToday, enjoy Mihir Garh’s plethora of experiences: horse-riding across the vast, virgin wilderness, birdwatching with the surrounding lakes a haven for up to 200 species of birds or partake in a cooking lesson learning how to make traditional Rajasthani food. The village safaris are fascinating, too, meeting local villagers and learning about rural life. Finish the day, dining under the stars, to the soft tunes of Rajasthani folk musicians.
KHANDI TO JAISALMER (STAY AT THE SERAI)This morning, you will be chauffeured to your luxury camp, The Serai, just outside the ‘Golden City’ of Jaisalmer. An oasis in the desert, The Serai sprawls across 100 acres of private estate on the edge of the TharDesert with 21 luxury tented suites which boast their own terrace, a sitting room with writing desk and en-suite bathroom. An infinity pool and excellent spa awaits, too. The rest of the day is spent in this lap of luxury – G&T in hand.
JAISALMERSpend this morning with a local expertdiscovering Jaisalmer, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which rises from the sandy plains like a mirage from a bygone era. Explore the golden fort and weave your way through the narrow medieval streets lined withbeautifully sculpted Jain temples and colourful havelis. In the afternoon, return to the camp for a private Jeep safari through the desert scrub before settling down to watch the fiery sunset.
JAISALMER TO JAIPUR (STAY AT SUJÁN RAJMAHAL PALACE)Today, fly to Jaipur, Rajasthan’s bustling capital. On arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to SUJÁNRajmahal Palace. Still owned by Jaipur’s royal family, relax in the vibrant surroundings of this Art Deco palace, acontemporary take on palatial Indian style with jewel-bright velvets, playful chintzes and the most colourful wallpaper you’ve ever seen. Spend the rest of the day at leisure – there’s a fabulous pool.
JAIPURToday, led by a local expert, you’ll be discovering Jaipur’s many wonders. Start with the superb City Palace and a tour around its private rooms. Continue with a photo-stop at the extraordinary pink-painted Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds)before visiting the Jantar Mantar observatory. Later, make your way to the splendid 17th-century Amber Fort on elephant back, before dining at luxury camp DeraAmer where you can feed the resident elephants.
JAIPUR TO DELHI (STAY AT THE IMPERIAL)Spend the morning enjoying the last of Jaipur. Relax at the hotel, alternatively head out into Jaipur for some last-minute shopping with your driver on hand to take you anywhere you might like to go. In the afternoon, you will be chauffeured to the airport in time for your flight back to Delhi. Should you wish to explore the capital further, we can offer ideas or enjoy being in the lap of luxury at your luxury hotel, The Imperial.
DEPART DELHIThis morning, your private luxury tour ends. Transfer to Delhi airport in time for your onward flight.
Accommodation Double sharing basis.
Food Breakfast at respective hotels.
Parking Vending Machine (drinks), 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out
Transport Ac Etios / Dzire / Innova
Air Fare / Train Fare.
Monument Entrance Fee / Camera Fees.
Camera Charges / Jeep Safari / Camel Safari / Elephant Ride Charges
Any increase in Government taxes.
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