DAY 1 ARRIVE DELHI
Arrive Delhi International Airport Terminal and transfer to The Imperial Hotel
Tonight, enjoy a special welcome dinner at the world renown Spice Route
DAY 2 DELHI
After a leisurely breakfast, spend the day with world famous author, William Dalrymple, as he takes you on an exploration of Delhi, showing you a combination of Historical landmarks, unique sights, and his favorite places.
Take the afternoon to enjoy the iconic property and experience its highly acclaimed Spa
A private dinner will be arranged for you in the evening at Bukhara Restaurant
DAY 3 DELHI
Today, the decision is yours. Would you like to play a round of golf at the premiere Delhi Golf Club? Or would you prefer a private visit to a museum or art gallery with the curator as your guide? If you would prefer to do some shopping, we will arrange for our personal shopper show you the best spots in Delhi!
Dinner tonight will be at Le Cirque at The Leela Palace Hotel
DAY 4 DELHI – AGRA
After a leisurely breakfast, we will escort you to Delhi’s Domestic Airport where you will board your private plane headed for Agra.
On arrival, check-in at The Oberoi Amarvilas Hotel, and then visit the Agra Fort followed by the Taj Mahal at Sunset – a magical sight!
Enjoy a private Mughal dinner at the hotel
DAY 5 AGRA – GWALIOR – VARANASI
Following breakfast, you will fly by private plane to visit Gwalior in the heart of India.
Enjoy lunch at the palace hotel
In the afternoon, your private plane will take you to Varanasi, India’s most sacred city. On arrival, you will check in to the Taj Nadesar Palace Hotel.
DAY 6 VARANASI
You begin your day at dawn, embarking on a simple riverboat to enjoy the sun rise over your first glimpse of this sacred city.
Lunch will be with one of Varanasi’s most interesting personalities, Mrs. Bimla Poddar, who is well known for her philanthropic work for the exploration and preservation of Hindu culture.
Enjoy afternoon tea at Nadesar Palace and then enjoy the local cuisine at a Private Haveli for dinner
DAY 7 VARANASI – UMARIA – BANDHAVGARH
In the morning, take a short visit to the Sarnath Museum where you will be guided by the curator
In the afternoon, your private plane will fly to you Indians densest central jungles and the Taj Hotels’ Mahua Kothi Resort. You will arrive in time for the afternoon Safari for your first opportunity to see the elusive and magical Tiger…
Dinner will be under the Mahua Tree where you can sample local cuisines and enjoy ice-cold signature cocktails
DAY 8 BANDHAVGARH
Spend the day exploring the game park on your safari drives
Enjoy a ‘Chopal’ dinner on your return to the hotel
DAY 9 BANDHAVGARH – UMARIA – HYDERABAD
Enjoy your last early morning safari drive in the park. On your return to the hotel, enjoy breakfast and return to your private plane.
From here you will fly to Hyderabad where upon arrival, you will check in to the stunning Taj Falaknuma Palace.
For dinner this evening, enjoy the Shikaar Ka Khanna (the Hunters Meal)
DAY 10 HYDERABAD
Spend the day exploring the riches of Hyderabad from its historical significance to sampling the pearl and jewelry districts for yourself
Dinner this evening will be a special 6 course feast called the Shahi Dastarkham.
DAY 11 HYDERABAD
On your last day in Hyderabad, you have the option of exploring the hotel and its deep historical significance, experience its stunning Jiva Spa, or to go out and explore the Pearl markets where you can find black, grey, pink, and cream variants all set in stunning and unique designs.
Experience high tea in the Jade room at Falkanuma palace
For dinner, enjoy a special meal celebrated with a custom designed menu complete with specialty cocktails and the selection of Falaknuma’s vast wine collection.
DAY 12 HYDERABAD – MUMBAI
This morning your private plane will fly you to Mumbai, India’s commercial capital.
On arrival, check in to the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. After settling in, you can relax by the pool or explore the shopping arcade and its tempting stores, including one of the best bookstores in the city.
Dinner tonight is hosted on the privately reserved, roof terrace overlooking one of the most breathtaking views of Mumbai, the ‘Queens Necklace’
DAY 13 MUMBAI
This morning you will explore this fascinating city, beginning with a private tour of the Prince of Wales Museum with the curator.
Lunch will be at the elegant and private Willingdon Club
In the late afternoon, you will travel to the Elephanta Caves by private yacht. Here you can explore caves that date back to 450 AD and gives you an excellent introduction to the Hindu Religion.
For dinner tonight, dine on the terrace of a private home overlooking the harbor.
DAY 14 MUMBAI – UDAIPUR
This morning you will board your private plane and head to India’s most romantic city, Udaipur.
Upon arrival, check in to The Oberoi Udaivilas by taking an enchanting boat ride across Lake Pichola.
Spend the afternoon exploring the City palace and wandering through its streets and shops.
Dinner will be held at the Zenna Mahal, the Queens Palace
DAY 15 UDAIPUR – RANAKPUR – UDAIPUR
In the early morning, you depart on your excursion to Ranakpur on a road journey through the Rajasthan countryside. Once at Ranakpur, explore the stunning Jain temples. Following the temples, enjoy an outdoor lunch under tents, safari style!
On your return to Udaivilas, enjoy a cruise around the lake on a 150 year old barge, featured in the James Bond movie, ‘Octopussy’
DAY 16 UDAIPUR – JODHPUR
This morning fly to Jodhpur, the ‘blue city’ of Rajasthan. On arrival, check in to the Taj Umaid Bhavan Palace hotel.
Enjoy lunch on the impressive hotel grounds and spend the afternoon exploring the old city.
In the evening, enjoy a private viewing of the magnificent Mahrangarh Fort guided by the curator. Following the tour, enjoy a private dinner on the ramparts as guests of the royal family.
DAY 17 JODHPUR – JAIPUR
Today your private plane will fly you to the state capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur. Upon arrival, check in to the Taj Rambagh Palace.
Enjoy lunch overlooking the Palace’s grounds. In the afternoon, relax at the hotel enjoying the pool, spa, or shopping arcade.
In the early evening, drive to the City Palace where you will meet with famous art historian and director of the City Palace, Giles Tilloston. Following the palace, enjoy a very special event held in your honor at the Royal House of Jaipur – sure to be one of the highlights of your trip!
DAY 18 JAIPUR
Today you will decide – is it a day of adventure, or a day of indulgence?
Enjoy an early morning hot air balloon ride across the city, or explore some of the worlds best shopping with a little retail therapy!
In the late afternoon, get a small taste of adventure by travelling to the Dera Amer camp for an evening filled with Elephant Polo, Camel Rides, Henna Painting and a specialty private dinner
DAY 19 JAIPUR – DELHI – DEPART DELHI
After a leisurely breakfast, and a short flight back to Delhi airport on your private plane, you will connect to your international flight and onward destination