Land of the Maharajas

Resort: Land of the Maharajas
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: India
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Over View

Legend has it that colour film was invented specifically to capture the vibrancy of India. (Okay, we made that up, but still.) This adventure offers a look at the history and heritage of this land, bringing you to the imperial Mughal cities of Agra and New Delhi, stunning capitals of the former princely stateshome to sprawling haveli and Rajput-era palacesand rural Rajasthan villages and fortified towns untouched by time. And with private transport and unique accommodation throughout, you’ll feel a little like royalty yourself.

Itineraries

Day 1
Delhi

Arrive in Delhi at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2
DelhiMandwa

Take a walk through the backstreets with a young adult taking part in the G Adventures-supported New Delhi Streetkids Project. Continue on to Colonial New Delhi for an orientation tour then drive to Mandawa village.

Day 3
MandwaBkner

Start the day with a walking tour of Mandawa then drive to Bikaner and stay in a heritage hotel. Visit the town’s colourful markets and havelis. Option to visit a camel breeding centre.

Day 4
Bkner

Visit Junagarh Fort, the infamous Rat Temple, and take an optional visit to a camel breeding centre.

Day 5
BknerJodhpur

Arrive at the ‘Blue City’ and visit Mehrangarh Fort and Clock Tower.

Day 6
JodhpurChandelao

Take a Jeep excursion into the countryside to visit tribal hamlets of Bishnois and Prajapats. Continue on to Chandelao Garh and explore the village and local markets.

Day 7
Chandelao

Enjoy Chandelao Garh and explore the village and local markets.

Day 8
ChandelaoUdaipur

Drive to Udaipur, visiting the stunning Ranakpur Jain temples en route.

Day 9
Udaipur

Explore the City Palace museum, enjoy a Pichola Lake boat ride, and a visit to the Jagdish Temple.

Day 10
UdaipurJojawar

Stay at the Heritage Palace at Jojawar and enjoy a rural train safari and village orientation walk.

Day 11
JojawarJaipur

Drive to the capital of the state of Rajasthan – Jaipur. Opt to visit the local bazaars for textiles, pottery, and handicrafts.

Day 12
Jaipur

Visit the City Palace, Amber Fort, and view Hawa Mahal.

Day 13
Jaipurgra

Drive to Agra, visiting the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri, built by Mughal Emperor Akbar, en route. In Agra, visit the famed Agra Fort.

Day 14
graDelhi

Rise early to visit the world-famous Taj Mahal and enjoy the stunning sunrise views. Continue to Delhi where we have the option to visit old Delhi.

Day 15
Delhi

Depart at any time.

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