India’s Royal Heritage

23 Day Small Group Tour from Delhi to Delhi or Mumbai with Scenic

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Scenic's 23 Day India’s Royal Heritage. Uncover North India's royal heritage as you explore the 'Blue City' of Jodhpur, take in the view from the top of Mehrangarh Fort or have a true Rajasthani desert adventure atop a camel near the 'Golden City' of Jaisalmer. While in Udaipur,...read more

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Small Group Tour Starts In
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Delhi
Small Group Tour Ends In
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Delhi or Mumbai
Accomodation
Accomodation
4.5 - 5 Star
24
Max Group Size
24
Small Group
Trip Style
Small Group
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
India
Trip Operated By:
Scenic
Scenic
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Trip Code:
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1 Delhi
We welcome you to North India before arriving at your hotel in Delhi for the next two nights.
2 Delhi
Explore Old Delhi and India’s largest mosque, Jama Masjid. Dazzle your senses on a rickshaw ride through Asia’s largest wholesale spice bazaar and Delhi’s oldest streets, finishing with a traditional lunch in Dharmpura haveli. Later, visit Humayan’s Tomb and drive past the India Gate and Presidential Avenue. Tonight, enjoy your special welcome dinner. (B/L/D)
3 Delhi - Varanasi
Fly to India’s holiest Hindu city, Varanasi for the next two nights. Enrich: Enjoy a rickshaw ride down to the banks of the Ganges River. Cruise the holy river at dusk whilst listening to the sounds of traditional Indian music. Release sacred offerings into the river and witness the magical ceremony of the evening Aarti. (B/L/D)
4 Varanasi
As the sun begins to rise, drift slowly down the Ganges River and watch the many ghats come to life. Afterwards, take a stroll along the ghats and laneways of the Old City. Later, journey to one of Buddhism’s most important sites in Sarnath. (B/L)
5 Varanasi - Khajuraho
Freechoice: Undertake a yoga lesson or visit a Shiva Temple to experience Rudrabhishek. Fly to Khajuraho, famous for its magnificent World Heritage-listed temple architecture. Enjoy your two night stay overlooking the iconic temples. (B/D)
6 Khajuraho
Visit the exquisitely sculpted sandstone temples depicting the exotic Karma Sutra carvings for which these temples are most famous for. Freechoice: Watch a sound and light show at the temples or a traditional folk dance performance. (B/L)
7 Khajuraho - Orchha - Jhansi - Agra
Drive to Orchha and enjoy a walking tour of the old town. Continue to Jhansi and board a train to Agra. Arrive in the early evening at your luxurious Special Stay hotel in Agra, only 600 metres from the magnificent Taj Mahal. (B/L)
8 Agra
Marvel at the Taj Mahal at sunrise with its shimmering marble domes and towers reflected in the landscaped pools. Later discover the World Heritage-listed Mughal Red Fort of Agra. Enjoy a light lunch at Sheroes Hangout, a café which supports victims of domestic violence. Sundowners: Gather for evening drinks to overlook and appreciate the architectural wonder of the Taj Mahal from the close proximity of your hotel. Freechoice Dining: Choose from Asian cuisine at C’est Chine, or a north Indian BBQ. Alternatively, enjoy the buffet at the Bellevue, located at your hotel. (B/L/D)
9 Agra - Ranthambore National Park
Explore the World Heritage-listed site of Fatehpur Sikri en route to Bharatpur. Board a train to travel to Ranthambore National Park and settle into your luxury tent for a two night Special Stay. (B/L/D)
10 Ranthambore National Park
Accompanied by an expert wildlife naturalist, search for the elusive Bengal Tiger during your private morning and afternoon game drives. (B/L/D)
11 Ranthambore National Park - Jaipur
Drive to the Pink City, visiting Abhaneri village and its 1,000-year-old step well en route. Later, stop for lunch at Castle Kanota, the setting for the Viceroy Club in the film The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Stay at your regal hotel for three nights. (B/L)
12 Jaipur
Visit the City Palace, home to the rulers of Jaipur. Marvel at the magnificent Jantar Mantar, an observatory built in the 18th century and the magnificent Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) with its honeycombed sandstone windows. Take a rickshaw ride into small chowkris of the city before returning to your hotel. Freechoice Dining: Learn about traditional Indian cooking with the Ikaki Niwas family or savour the views from high up in Amer Fort whilst dining at 1136 Restaurant. Alternatively, dine in house at the Giardino Italian restaurant. (B/L/D)
13 Jaipur
Begin the day exploring the striking hilltop Amer Fort before enjoying the afternoon at leisure. Tonight, dine at the restored Samode Haveli. (B/L/D)
14 Jaipur - Nagaur
Pass small villages and towns on the way to Nagaur and your magnificent hotel, located in the original fort. Enrich: Step back in time with an exclusive dinner within Bakht Singh courtyard Baradari in Ahhichatragarh Fort. Dine dressed in traditional turbans and saris, just as the former residents once did. (B/L/D)
15 Nagaur - Jaisalmer
Continue west into the desert of Rajasthan to the Golden City of Jaisalmer for a two night stay. Take an orientation walk visiting the well-known Patwon-ki Haveli and Salim Sing-ki-Havelis. Freechoice Dining: Dine on international fare at Nosh or try traditional rajasthani Thali at the specialty restaurant Legends of Marwad. (B/L/D)
16 Jaisalmer
Visit the 800 year old Jaisalmer Fort and Gadsisar Sagar Tank. Enrich: Take a camel or camel cart sunset trek across the sand dunes before a torch-lit dinner with music on the dunes. (B/L/D)
17 Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
Continue to the Blue City for the next two nights. Marvel at the close up view of the Mehrangarh Fort from your room of your boutique hotel located inside the old walled city. Enjoy a Tuk Tuk ride around the surrounding streets locating the local market close by. (B/L)
18 Jodhpur
Take a jeep adventure to nearby Bishnoi Villages and learn about their rural way of life. Enrich: Accompanied by the museum curator, enjoy a glass of champagne overlooking the city before continuing on an exclusive walking tour of Mehrangarh Fort. Dinner is at the fort providing an outstanding vantage point. (B/D)
19 Jodhpur - Narlai
See the rural tribal hamlets whilst driving to the small village of Narlai. Settle into your hotel, a former hunting lodge. Later, set out on your first jeep safari to spot leopards and peacocks in the hills surrounding your hotel. (B/L)
20 Narlai
Rise early to watch sunrise over the lake on your jeep safari in hope to view a leopard on their morning prowl. Later, undertake a leisurely walk around town. Enrich: Enjoy a drink with a member of the local royal family and then take a bullock cart ride to tonight’s dinner venue and enjoy a delicious dinner by a candlelit 1,100 year old well. Uniquely romantic. (B/D)
21 Narlai - Ranakpur - Udaipur
Drive to the ‘City of Lakes’ via Ranakpur to visit the intricate Jain Temple. In Udaipur, live like royalty during your two night Special Stay. (B/L)
22 Udaipur
Freechoice: Take a cultural walk through the markets or explore the City Palace, built entirely in granite and marble. Cruise the serene waters of Lake Pichola before indulging in your sumptuous private Mewar Terrace farewell dinner. Overlooking the magical City Palace and Lake Pichola, this is a fitting end to your tour. (B/D)
23 Udaipur
Bid farewell to India as you fly to Delhi (please book onward flights after 9.00pm). Alternatively, you can use your included flight to fly from Udaipur to Mumbai for a post-tour extension. (B)
1 Delhi
We welcome you to North India before arriving at your luxurious hotel for the next two nights.
2 Delhi
Explore Old Delhi and India’s largest mosque, Jama Masjid. Dazzle your senses on a rickshaw ride through Asia’s largest wholesale spice bazaar and Delhi’s oldest streets, finishing with a traditional lunch in Dharampura haveli. Later, visit Humayan’s Tomb and drive past the India Gate and Presidential Avenue. Tonight, enjoy a special welcome dinner. (B/L/D)
3 Delhi - Varanasi
Fly to India’s holiest Hindu city, Varanasi for a two night stay. Enrich: Enjoy a rickshaw ride down to the banks of the Ganges River. Cruise the holy river at dusk whilst listening to the sounds of traditional Indian music. Release sacred offerings into the river and witness the magical ceremony of the evening Aarti. (B/L)
4 Varanasi
As the sun begins to rise, drift slowly down the Ganges River and watch the many ghats come to life. Afterwards, take a stroll along the ghats and laneways of the Old City. Later, journey to one of Buddhism’s most important sites in Sarnath. (B/D)
5 Varanasi - Khajuraho
Freechoice: Undertake a yoga lesson or visit a Shiva Temple to experience Rudrabhishek. Fly to Khajuraho, famous for its magnificent World Heritage-listed temple architecture. Enjoy a two night stay at your hotel overlooking the iconic temples. (B/D)
6 Khajuraho
Visit the exquisitely sculpted sandstone temples depicting the exotic Karma Sutra carvings for which these temples are famous. Freechoice: Watch a sound and light show at the temples or a traditional folk dance. (B/L)
7 Khajuraho - Orchha - Jhansi - Agra
Drive to Orchha and enjoy a walking tour of the old town. Continue to Jhansi and board a train to Agra. Arrive in the early evening at your luxurious Special Stay hotel in Agra, only 600 metres from the magnificent Taj Mahal. (B/L)
8 Agra
Marvel at the Taj Mahal at sunrise with its shimmering marble domes and towers reflected in the landscaped pools. Later, discover the World Heritage-listed Mughal Red Fort of Agra. Sundowners: Gather for evening drinks to overlook and appreciate the architectural wonder of the Taj Mahal from the close proximity of your hotel. Freechoice Dining: Choose from Asian cuisine at C’est Chine, or a North Indian BBQ. Alternatively, enjoy the buffet at the Bellevue, located at your hotel. (B/L/D)
9 Agra - Ranthambore National Park
Explore the World Heritage-listed Site of Fatehpur Sikri en route to Bharatpur. Board a train to travel to Ranthambore National Park and settle into your luxury tent for a two night Special Stay. (B/L/D)
10 Ranthambore National Park
Accompanied by an expert wildlife naturalist, search for the elusive Bengal tiger during a private morning and afternoon game drives. (B/L/D)
11 Ranthambore National Park - Jaipur
Drive to the Pink City, visiting Abhaneri village and its 1,000-year-old step well en route. Later, stop for lunch at Castle Kanota, the setting for the Viceroy Club in the film The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Stay at your regal hotel in Jaipur for three nights.  (B/L)
12 Jaipur
Visit the City Palace, home to the rulers of Jaipur. Marvel at the magnificent Jantar Mantar, an observatory built in the 18th century and the magnificent Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) with its honeycombed sandstone windows. Experience the art and history of Henna at your hotel. Freechoice Dining: Learn about traditional Indian cooking with the Ikaki Niwas family or savour the views from high up in Amer Fort while dining at 1135 Restaurant. Alternatively, dine in house at the Giardino Italian restaurant. (B/L/D)
13 Jaipur
Begin the day exploring the striking hilltop Amer Fort before enjoying the afternoon at leisure. Tonight, dine at the restored Samode Haveli. (B/L/D)
14 Jaipur - Nagaur
Pass small villages and towns on the way to Nagaur and the magnificent hotel Ranvas, located in the original fort.  Enrich: Step back in time with an exclusive dinner within Bakht Singh courtyard Baradari in Ahhichatragarh Fort. Dine dressed in traditional turbans and saris, just as the former residents once did.  (B/L/D)
15 Nagaur - Jaisalmer
Continue west into the desert of Rajasthan to the Golden City of Jaisalmer. Take an orientation walk visiting the well-known Patwon-ki Haveli and Salim Sing-ki-Havelis. Stay two nights at your distinctive hotel in Jaisalmer. Freechoice Dining: Dine on international fare at Nosh or try traditional rajasthani Thali at the specialty restaurant Legends of Marwad. (B/L/D)
16 Jaisalmer
Visit the 800-year-old Jaisalmer Fort and Gadsisar Sagar Tank. Enrich: Take a camel or camel cart sunset trek across the sand dunes before a torch-lit dinner on the dunes.  (B/L/D)
17 Jaisalmer - Jodhpur
Continue to the Blue City for the next two nights. Marvel at the close up view of the Mehrangarh Fort from your room at your boutique hotel located inside the old walled city. Enjoy a tuk tuk ride around the surrounding streets locating the local market close by. (B/L)
18 Jodhpu
Take a jeep adventure to nearby Bishnoi Villages and learn about their rural way of life. Enrich: Accompanied by the museum curator, enjoy a glass of Champagne overlooking the city before continuing on an exclusive walking tour of Mehrangarh Fort. Dinner is at the fort providing an outstanding vantage point.  (B/D)
19 Jodhpur - Narlai
See the rural tribal hamlets whilst driving to the small village of Narlai. Settle into your hotel, a former hunting lodge. Later, set out on your first jeep safari looking for leopards and peacocks on their morning prowl. (B/L)
20 Narlai
Rise early to watch sunrise over the lake on your jeep safari in hope to view a leopard on their morning prowl. Later, undertake a leisurely walk around town. Enrich: Enjoy a drink with a member of the local royal family and then take a bullock cart ride to tonight’s dinner venue and enjoy a delicious dinner by a candlelit 1,100-year-old well. Uniquely romantic. (B/D)
21 Narlai - Ranakpur - Udaipur
Drive to the ‘City of Lakes’ via Ranakpur to visit the intricate Jain Temple. In Udaipur, live like royalty during your two night Special Stay. (B/L)
22 Udaipur
Freechoice: Take a cultural walk through the markets or explore the City Palace, built entirely in granite and marble. Cruise the serene waters of Lake Pichola before indulging in your sumptuous private Mewar Terrace farewell dinner. Overlooking the magical City Palace and Lake Pichola, this is a fitting end to your tour.   (B/D)
23 Udaipur - Delhi/Mumbai
Bid farewell to India as you fly to Delhi (please book onward flights after 9.00pm). Alternatively, you can use your included flight to fly from Udaipur to Mumbai for a post-tour extension. (B)

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