North Indian Luxury: Heritage Cities & Regal Palaces
14 Days from $ 7,696 / person
The is the ultimate white glove tour of India’s regal cities. With each accommodation a highlight in itself, the finest vehicles, unique private tours and superior VIP service delivered our experts, discover Northern India in complete and utter luxury!
Travel back in time to the glorious era of Maharajahs! Embark on your North India tour in regal style and soak in the splendor of luxurious royal palaces at heritage cities of India. From the Golden Triangle encompassing Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, to the city of lakes in Udaipur, the blue city of Jodhpur and Hyderabad, the city of Nawabs, this luxury tour of India offers incredible cultural delights!
Experience the VIP Enchanting Service, which includes a fast track personal airport meet and greet facility for your international arrival and departure, airport lounge access, and complimentary premium beverages (including beer) and snacks during your car journeys.
Delhi, the City of Djinns (spirits) is yours to discover! Let us take you on a journey of India’s capital that covers 5,000 years, from its imperial history and two World Heritage sites to today’s electric contemporary vibe.
Highlights Of Delhi
Whether you want a whirlwind tour or wish to enjoy an in-depth experience of Delhi’s numerous sights, the choice is yours on this full day tour! Discover the Old Town with its bustling markets, including Chandni Chowk, once the grandest Indian market. Head to the imposing Red Fort and onto India’s largest mosque, the Jama Masjid, beautifully decorated with paintings, inlaid stones, carvings and glazed tiles. Feast at the colorful, open-air food and craft bazaar of Dilli Haat. Visit Laxminarayan Temple, built in honor of the Hindu goddess of wealth, and its beautiful gardens. Discover the UNESCO World heritage site Humayun’s Tomb, a monumental landmark in Indo-Islamic architecture with its perfect synthesis of Persian architecture and Indian traditions. Your tour of Delhi is complete with an authentic cycle rickshaw ride, escorted by your local guide. (Full Day, Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy; Red Fort closed on Mondays)
Discover the magic of white marble at Agra! The city is home to UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal.
Highlights Of Agra
Romance at sunset and have your audience with the white marble Mughal mausoleum of the Taj Mahal, grandly overlooking the Yamuna River, during your Half day tour of Agra. Head to the lesser known Mehtab Bagh for prime viewing of the world’s greatest monument of love. The Taj Mahal is not the only UNESCO World Heritage site to explore in Agra – you can witness the divine red sandstone Agra Fort, also a player in this renowned undying love story. If you wish, discover this fabled city with a ride in a decorated tonga (horse drawn carriage) and enjoy a visit to a local market! (Half Day, Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy; Taj Mahal closed on Fridays)
Visit To Fatehpur Sikri
Discover the former Mughal capital of Fatehpur Sikri that was built and founded in the 1500s by the third Mughal Emperor, Akbar. This was a planned imperial city that would bring leaders of many religions together as Akbar held ideals of a syncretistic faith. Unfortunately just ten years after completion the city was deserted due to drought and water shortages. Now a UNESCO world heritage site, this half day tour is a very popular stop en route from Agra to Jaipur. (Half Day, Private Activity en route to Jaipur; Fitness Level: Easy)
Jaipur is the eternal rose pink city and gateway to North India’s most colorful state, Rajasthan.
Highlights Of Jaipur
Wander into regality during your full day tour! Explore Amber Fort, a fabulous sandstone fort complex that overlooks the city. Visit Albert Hall, the state museum of Rajasthan with its vast collection of interesting regional Indian artifacts. Observe the aesthetically beautiful honeycombed façade of Palace of Winds (Hawa Mahal). Discover the architecturally rich City Palace with its many regal courtyards, temples and pavilions, and Govind Devji Temple, dedicated to Hindu God Krishna, situated in the heart of the old city. Head to the world’s largest stone observatory – the Jantar Mantar. Visit the Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing, which acts to preserve the traditional Indian technique of hand block textile printing and boasts numerous beautiful examples. (Full Day, Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy)
Jodhpur is dubbed the blue city due to its plethora of vivid blue painted houses located in the old quarter.
Camel Ride Experience In Jodhpur
Experience a trip into the mysterious desert with a camel ride on the outskirs of Jodhpur. Catch a glimpse of the affluent and vibrant culture and the true spirit of the Jodhpur.
Highlights Of Jodhpur
Venture into the mesmerizing Mehrangarh Fort, a stunning, imposing red sandstone 15th century fortress that towers over the city. It is often the venue of esteemed events, including the annual Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF). Visit the 6th century town of Mandore, and glimpse into desert life in the neighboring village of Salawas. Witness the white marble royal memorial of 19th century Jaswant Thada. On every day except Sundays, you can explore Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, which offers an extraordinary collection of regal relics, including stuffed leopards, quirky clocks, and original photos of the palace in all its art-deco glory. (Full Day, Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy; Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum is closed on Sundays)
Udaipur is the City of Lakes! Tucked away in the heart of the forested Aravalli Hills, this regally romantic city has always stood out from Rajasthan’s other desert cities with its network of manmade lakes.
Highlights Of Ranakpur
Journey to Ranakpur on a unique day trip, which can be enjoyed en route. The highlight of this town is the Jain Temple, which dates back to the 15th century and is intricately crafted – and entirely out of white marble. The temple complex is extraordinarily well-preserved, despite its age, and covers a vast area. Take on the role of explorer as you venture through the complex, with its 29 halls, 80 domes and pavilions, and 1,444 imposing pillars, of which no two are alike in design or sculpture. Rankapur is the single most important pilgrimage site for followers of the Jain religion, so expect to find devotees engaged in prayer in this tranquil place. Kindly note that guides are not permitted to accompany you inside the temple complex.
Highlights Of Udaipur
Cruise into the City of Lakes and soak up historic culture. Tour the 16th century City Palace, a flamboyant and towering structure sitting on a hilltop and one of the largest palaces in the state, boasting spectacular views and an intriguing museum. Explore 17th century Jagdish Temple, dedicated to Hindu God Krishna. Discover Saheliyon ki Bari, the ‘Garden of Maids’, which boasts lush lawns, stunning lotus pools, marble pavilions and even elephant-shaped fountains! Head to the crystal gallery to witness the world’s largest private collection of crystal. Experience a scenic evening shared boat ride on Lake Pichola where you can witness the grandeur of the city’s architecture from afar. (Full Day, Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy)
Hyderabad is known as the City of Pearls, given it has been a trading point for jewels within its many intriguing bazaars for centuries.
Highlights Of Hyderabad
Visit imposing landmarks like the Charminar; the Mecca Masjid -one of South India’s oldest mosques; view exquisite art and antiques at the Salar Jung Museum; watch as ‘bidri’ artists go about their craft in the many pearl shops; stroll through bazaars; shop for pearls and ‘bidri’ jewelry; try the sinfully delicious Hyderabadi food!
Transfer to the airport for your international departure
Price & Inclusions
From $ 7,696 /person
Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.
Accommodation in one double room for 14 days / 13 nights
Meals as indicated
Flights mentioned below on Economy Class unless otherwise specified:
Udaipur – Mumbai – Hyderabad
All activities as listed :
Delhi: Highlights of Delhi
Agra: Highlights of Agra
Agra: Visit to Fatehpur Sikri
Jaipur: Highlights of Jaipur
Jodhpur: Camel Ride Experience in Jodhpur
Jodhpur: Highlights of Jodhpur
Udaipur: Highlights of Ranakpur
Udaipur: Highlights of Udaipur
Hyderabad: Highlights of Hyderabad
All airport and hotel transfers
A high-quality air conditioned vehicle with unlimited mileage and a trusted chauffeur throughout your trip, apart from during your stay at a beach/backwater resort or houseboat if applicable.
All activities described in the itinerary, including entrance fees wherever applicable, accompanied by our tour guide
Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
Welcome kit including all important documents and information regarding your itinerary