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Rural Gems of Rajasthan

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[ 13 Days / 12 Nights ]

Guide Price

£3,175 pp

Price is based on double occupancy, and is subject to change based on hotels and dates of travel. Price includes international flights on British Airways travelling in World Traveller (economy), accommodation in a double/ twin room, breakfast, sightseeing, transfers, domestic flights and train, private guides and chauffeur driven car.

Guide Price

On request

Price is based on double occupancy, and is subject to change based on hotels and dates of travel. Price includes accommodation in a double/ twin room, breakfast, sightseeing, transfers, domestic flights and train, private guides and chauffeur driven car.

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Travel beyond the bustling cities of royal Rajasthan and immerse yourself in the rural villages, forts and homestays that offer some of the most authentic experiences.  Begin your journey in unspoilt eastern Rajasthan at the beautifully restored 350 year old Ramathra Fort, before going in search of the Bengal Tiger within the picturesque Ranthambore National Park.  Moving on to the little known gem of Bundi, with its charming labyrinth of lanes, bazaars and ethereal hill top palace, and staying at the little known Bhainsrorgarh Fort, standing guard majestically, above the Chambal river.  Relax at the grand garden estate of Shahpura Bagh with its airy suites and engaging village walks.  End your stay at the opulent newly refurbished SUJAN Rajmahal Palace, a treasured palace of this regal city and capital of Rajasthan.

Itinerary Map Rural Gems of Rajasthan

Rural Gems of Rajasthan

DAY 1: ARRIVE DELHI

On arrival into Delhi stay at The Leela Palace Hotel.

 

DAY 2: DELHI - GANGAPUR - SAPOTARA

Early morning transfer to railway station to board the train for Gangapur city. On arrival transfer by road to Sapotra for your 2 nights stay at the magnificent 350 year old Ramatra Fort in the heart of the countryside.

Rest of the day free to enjoy various activities offered by the hotel.

 

DAY 3: SAPOTARA

Day free to enjoy local surroundings that reveal a hidden side to Rajasthan. Guided tours to the local village, cave temples and gorges and end the day with a sunset boat ride on Lake Kalisil, a haven for migratory birds.

 

DAY 4: SAPOTARA - RANTHAMBORE

Morning transfer by road to Ranthambore National Park to stay at the boutique hotel Sherbagh for 2 nights.

 

DAY 5: RANTHAMBORE

Early morning and afternoon game drives by jeeps or canter in the national park, hoping to catch sight of the elusive tiger and the many various rare species.

 

DAY 6: RANTHAMBORE - BUNDI - BHAINSRORGARH

Morning drive brings you to the rural village of Bundi. Enjoy the tour of this unexplored rural gem of Rajasthan. Later drive to the breath taking Bhainsrorgarh Fort perched over the shimmering Chambal River, which is your home for next 2 days.

DAY 7: BHAINSRORGARH

Morning visit the beautiful Badoli temples built in the 9th century by the Hun Rulers. Rest of the day free to explore local villages and the rural beauty or just relax under the Jharoka of your suite while admiring the sublime landscape.

 

DAY 8: BHAINSRORGARH - SHAHPURA

Transfer by road to the wonderful 120 year old garden estate, formerly the summer home of the rulers of Shahpura. Evening enjoy an excursion into the countryside to explore the unique surroundings.

 

DAY 9: SHAHPURA

Day free to enjoy various rural activities that offer you a chance to really get under the skin of Shahpura. Optional visit to the stunning step well and exquisite temple near by.

 

DAY 10: SHAHPURA - JAIPUR

Morning transfer by road to Jaipur and stay for 2 nights at the flamboyant SUJAN Rajmahal Palace Hotel. Afternoon at leisure.

 

DAY 11: JAIPUR

Morning drive past the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) and continue on to Amber Fort. Ascend to this hilltop fort on elephant back. After lunch explore Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. See the City Palace and impressive Observatory.

 

DAY 12: JAIPUR - DELHI (GURGAON)

Morning transfer by road to Gurgaon and stay at Trident Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

 

DAY 13: DEPART DELHI

Depart for onward destination.

 

 

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