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12 Nights | 13 Days
Mystique of India
>> Day 1 Arriving in DelhiUpon arrival at Delhi International Airport, you will be
met by a Luxe India representative and transferred
to the hotel where you will be assisted for the check
in. Delhi remains one of the oldest surviving cities
in the world today. It is in fact, an amalgam of
eight cities, each site being built in a different
era by a new dynasty/ruler. Today the remains
of forts, palaces and buildings are spread across
the city, hence adding to its character. Delhi
through its 1000-year-old history has evolved
into a culturally secular city absorbing different
religions, diverse cultures, both foreign and
indigenous, and yet functioning as one organic
entity. It was known for its riches both material
and cultural foreign travelers were hypnotized
by it books have been written on it since time
immemorial, poets have loved it and Kings and
Emperors have fought over it.
Spend two nights at Taj Mahal Dehli Hotel.
Accommodation is in Superior room on bed &
Taj Mahal Delhi Hotel
The Taj Mahal is Delhis premier social hotel, with
nightly cocktail affairs, cultural events, and the
occasional society weddings drawing the glitterati.
The lobby has Mughal-inspired decorative domes,
a giant Oriental rug, and a general feeling of
bustle. Centrally located in prestigious Lutyens
Delhi, the Taj is popular with business travelers
and celebrities, and the service is correspondingly
>> Day 2 In DelhiAfter breakfast, proceed for a visit of Old Delhi
covering The Jama Masjid. Located in the centre
of the old city, this congregational mosque was
built by Sultan Ahmed Shah in 1423.
Later visit The Red Fort on the western bank of
the river Yamuna. Built in red stone, The Mughal
Emperor Shah Jahan, started the construction of
this massive fort in 1638, after which he shifted
the capital from Agra to Delhi. Later visit The Raj
Ghat where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in
Afternoon, proceed for a visit of New Delhi covering
The Qutub Minar, one of the finest Islamic structures
ever raised in India, Humayuns Tomb the first
garden-tomb in the Indian subcontinent and the
inspiration for several monuments including the
Taj Mahal. After this a drive around India Gate and
Lutyens buildings will be arranged.
>> Day 3 Delhi - AgraAfter breakfast proceed for private road transfer
to Agra (about 04-05 hours drive).
Agra is globally renowned as the city of the Taj
Mahal. But this royal Mughal city has, in addition
to the legendary Taj, many monuments that
epitomize the high point of Mughal architecture.
In the Mughal period, in the 16th and 17th
centuries, Agra was the capital of India. It was
here that the founder of the dynasty, Babar, laid
out the first formal Persian garden on the banks
of the river Yamuna. Here, Akbar, his grandson
raised the towering ramparts of the great Red Fort.
Within its walls, Jehangir built rose-red palaces,
courts and gardens, and Shah Jahan embellished
it with marble mosques, palaces and pavilions
of gem-inlaid white marble. The crowning glory
of the city is obviously the Taj, a monument of
love and imagination that represents India to the
world. On arrival you will be met by Luxe India
representative and be assisted for check in at the
hotel. Spend two nights at The Gateway Hotel.
Accommodation is in Executive room on bed &
The Gateway Hotel Agra
Situated within three kilometers of the Taj Mahal,
the world-renowned monument to love, The Taj
View Hotel has stylish and comfortable rooms all of
which evoke the beauty of the Mughal architecture
of Agra and many offering an uninterrupted view,
albeit it distant of the monument itself. The hotel
also boasts meticulously landscaped gardens and
a swimming pool.
>> Day 4 In AgraA spectacular start to the day, would be visiting
Taj Mahal at sunrise, to view the glowing light
of sun over its opaque white dome. Visit the
beautiful monument, Taj Mahal built by Mughal
emperor Shah Jahan in 1560, in loving memory of
his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal
remains. (Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays).
Upon return back to the hotel, have breakfast
at the hotel. Late morning we continue with our
sightseeing, visiting Agra Fort and several of its
palaces, that is built by the four generations of
the Mughal dynasty. Rest of the day at leisure
with car at disposal.Th
>> Day 5 Agra - Bharatpur - RanthamboreLate morning proceed for private road transfer to
Bharatpur en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri which
was the political capital of Indias Mughal Empire
under Akbars reign from 1571 till 1585 and regarded
as the crowning glory of his architectural legacy.
On arrival in Bharatpur you will be assisted in
conecting Jan Shatabdi Express (1548-1800 hrs)
for Sawai Madhopur.
Sprawling over a undulating terrain of Aravali and
Vindhyan ranges, in the heart of Rajasthan, is the
wilderness of Ranthambore National Park, one of
the finest Tiger Reserves of India. Formerly the
hunting grounds of the Maharaja of Jaipur, it was
declared a National Park in 1972. Dry deciduous
forests, lakes, meadows, mountains and forts
combine to create a park of great beauty, which
still has a healthy population of tigers. In this
beautiful setting you can also see leopards, hyena,
deer, sloth bear, wild boar and jungle cat.
On arrival you will be met by Luxe India
representative and will be assisted for check in
at the hotel.
Spend two nights at Sawai Madhopur Lodge Hotel.
Accommodation is in Luxury room on full board
basis. Game drives included.
>> Day 6 In RanthamboreEarly morning proceed for Game drive and visit
the National Park. Late morning return to the
hotel for breakfast.
Have lunch at the hotel on direct payment basis.
In the afternoon proceed again for the Game
Evening at your hotel, you will meet up with Mr.
Fateh Singh Rathore (Subject to his availability
in city). He was the first, Director of the
Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve and initiated the
Project Tiger in Ranthambhore. He lives with
his family very close to Ranthambhore and still
involved in one way or another to make their
contribution towards bringing about a ray of hope
for the survival of Indian wildlife.
>> Day 7 Ranthambore - JaipurAfter breakfast visit the Ranthambore Fort. The
fortress of Ranthambore was founded in 944 by
the Chauhan Rajputs. The fortress commanded a
strategic location, 700 feet above the surrounding
Later proceed for private road transfer to Jaipur
(about 04 hours drive). Jaipur is also known as
the Pink City, because of the terra-cotta-colored
lime plaster that coats the old part of the citys
walls, buildings, and temples. The reasons for
painting the town pink are unknown, some say it
is because Maharaja Jai Singh IIs being a devotee
of Lord Shiva and as pink was his favourite.
The most popular reason is that pink is the
traditional color of hospitality, and the old part
of the city was freshly painted and paved with
pink gravel to warmly welcome Edward VII for
his visit here in 1876. Today, Jaipur is a thriving
world class economy that attracts more and more
multinational enterprises to set up shop here
than in any other city of prominence in North
India. On arrival you will be met by Luxe India
representative and be assisted for check in at the
hotel. Spend two nights at Taj Rambagh Palace
Hotel. Accommodation is in Palace room on bed
& breakfast plan.
Taj Rambagh Palace Jaipur
A destination palace resort spread over 47 acres of
tranquil, landscaped gardens, Rambagh Palace is
Jaipurs foremost Royal Palace residence. Located
close to the walled Pink City, spectacular fo