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Rajasthan Family Adventure

Tailor Made Itinerary

15 Days From £2,900

Overview

An educational and inspiring journey across India’s fabulous “Land of Kings”, this family adventure through the diverse and colourful landscapes of Rajasthan will take in some of the most impressive forts and palaces in India. Beginning in Delhi you’ll have a chance to explore the bustling Chandi Chowk by cycle rickshaw, before driving on to Agra and the fabulous marble grandeur of the Taj Mahal, one of the world’s most perfect buildings. After visiting the ‘ghost ...
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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the fascinating heritage and backstreets of Old Delhi by rickshaw
  • Take in sunset at the Taj Mahal and visit the historic city of Fatehpur Sikri
  • Go on safari to search for sloth bears, leopards and tigers in the jungles of Ranthambore
  • Discover the highlights of Udaipur by boat and learn the ancient art of hand block textile printing
  • Learn to cook Rajasthani cuisine in the ‘pink city’ of Jaipur
  • Stay in a historic castle in Bijaipur and a luxury camp by the shores of Pangarh Lake

ITINERARY

This is a suggested itinerary. Our experts have all travelled widely in the region and will be happy to tailor any of our itineraries to suit your tastes, or build a trip from scratch.

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DAY 1: ARRIVE DELHI

DAY 1: ARRIVE DELHI

Arrive at Delhi airport and enjoy a private transfer to your hotel. Depending on which flight you have taken you will either have the rest of the day at leisure, or have an afternoon guided city tour, visiting the main cultural and historical sites of this fascinating city, including a cycle rickshaw ride around the old town. 

The Claridges

DAY 2: DELHI - AGRA

DAY 2: DELHI - AGRA

This morning you will transfer to Agra with your driver, where later this afternoon your local guide will take you to visit the famous Taj Mahal for sunset, a fantastic time to visit the memorial as the marble takes on the gold and pink hues of the sky.

Trident Agra
Breakfast

DAY 3: AGRA - BHARATPUR - RANTHAMBORE

DAY 3: AGRA - BHARATPUR - RANTHAMBORE

After breakfast you set off for Bharatpur, stopping at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Fatehpur Sikri on the way. On arrival to Bharatpur your guide will accompany you to your seat on the train for your four-hour journey through the countryside to Sawai Madphur, where you will be met and transferred to your safari lodge in Ranthambore.

The Tigress Resort And Spa
Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 4: RANTHAMBORE

DAY 4: RANTHAMBORE

Today you will explore the wilderness of Ranthambore National Park in search of the Bengal Tiger, as you are taken on a morning and afternoon game drive, accompanied by a naturalist. Ranthambore National Park is centred around the 10th century Ranthambore Fort, which you will also visit today, and is one of India’s most picturesque parks, home to the elusive tiger, as well as many other species of wild animals including sloth bears, chital deer, wild boar, caracal, monkeys, leopards, crocodiles, jackals, jungle cats, Indian Fox, and numerous species of birds, providing fantastic wildlife viewing experiences.

The Tigress Resort And Spa
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5: RANTHAMBORE - JAIPUR

DAY 5: RANTHAMBORE - JAIPUR

This morning you will have your final safari giving another chance to track and see some of India's most impressive animals. After breakfast you will journey from the wilds of Ranthambore to the colourful streets of Jaipur. Later this afternoon you can explore some of the culinary hotspots of the Jaipur with a wonderful rickshaw ride around the city with the Pink City Rickshaw Company, an initiative that supports local women from low-income communities to earn a living.

Khandela Haveli
Breakfast

DAY 6: JAIPUR

DAY 6: JAIPUR

This morning you will visit the amazing Amber Fort. Here you will have the chance to take an (optional) balloon ride over the fort before having a good look around with your guide. This afternoon is then free to relax or explore at leisure. Just before dinner, you will then have a cooking demonstration where everyone can learn how to cook a delicious curry and enjoy your hard work.

Khandela Haveli
Breakfast

DAY 7: JAIPUR

DAY 7: JAIPUR

For those families looking to learn more about local arts and trades, visit the nearby village of Bagru to see the process of hand block textile printing, where you can interact with the Chhippa community and get involved in printing yourself a tablecloth or a scarf. This afternoon you can then enjoy visiting some of Jaipur’s major sites, visiting the fascinating old Royal Observatory, which houses the largest sun dial in the World, the City Palace Museum, the Palace of the Winds and its impressive façade. Make sure to look out for the renowned photographer Tikam Chand as you pass the Palace of the Winds - here on Jaipur's busy streets you can have a family portrait taken with a 150-year-old camera, the most beautiful and original souvenir you could ever ask for.

Khandela Haveli
Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8: JAIPUR - BIJAIPUR

DAY 8: JAIPUR - BIJAIPUR

Today you will be picked up from your hotel in Jaipur and transferred to the wonderful Castle Bijaipur. Here you will spend the next three days enjoying rural India at its most sublime. Arriving in time for late lunch, in the afternoon you will be able to relax by the swimming pool, before setting out to explore some of the local villages.

Castle Bijaipur
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9: BIJAIPUR

DAY 9: BIJAIPUR

Castle Bijaipur has a number of activities available, most of which are perfect for adventurous families; these include horse riding, cycling, trekking, bird watching and village walks. There’s even the opportunity to plant trees in support of the local communities and conservation efforts, and to meet with a local family. You can discuss options with your hosts and just enjoy this beautiful and peaceful setting at your own pace.

Castle Bijaipur
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 10: BIJAIPUR

DAY 10: BIJAIPUR

Enjoy another day at leisure to explore this peaceful area and learn more about daily life in rural Rajasthan.

Castle Bijaipur
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11: BIJAIPUR - PANGARH

DAY 11: BIJAIPUR - PANGARH

Today you will be taken to Pangarh Lake Retreat, either by jeep or by trekking if you are feeling energetic. The luxury tented camp has en suite facilities and is 12km from Castle Bijaipur, set on the shores of a beautiful lotus lake. Once here you can go for plenty of local walks, explore the nearby 15th century fort or just relax and enjoy your setting.

Pangarh Lake Retreat
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 12: PANGARH - UDAIPUR

DAY 12: PANGARH - UDAIPUR

This morning you will be picked up from your camp and transferred to Udaipur. This journey will take most of the day as you will visit the stunning fifteenth century Chittorgarh Fort en route. You will then arrive in Udaipur in the late afternoon and have the rest of the day free to explore.  

Trident Hotel Udaipur
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 13: UDAIPUR

DAY 13: UDAIPUR

After breakfast you will have a tour of Udaipur, the Lake City. Your local guide will take you to visit the highlights of this beautiful city, including the City Palace, which was built in 1559 A.D and sits on the edge of Lake Pichola; the Jagdish Temple and the Garden of the Maid's Honour. You will then have lunch and a free afternoon, returning to the lake late afternoon for a boat ride on Lake Pichola, passing by Jagniwas Island, which is home to the famous Lake Palace Hotel.  

Trident Hotel Udaipur
Breakfast

DAY 14: UDAIPUR

DAY 14: UDAIPUR

Today is free to enjoy Udaipur at your own leisure. There are numerous activities to choose from depending on interest and energy levels at the end of the trip. Learn about the dying art of miniature painting and meet with a local artist, or escape the city for a few hours with a lovely bike ride around the surrounding countryside.  

Trident Hotel Udaipur
Breakfast

DAY 15: DEPART UDAIPUR

DAY 15: DEPART UDAIPUR

Today you will be collected from your hotel and transferred to the airport in time to catch your onward flight.  

Breakfast

SUGGESTED ACCOMMODATION

Premium

Excellent standards without the big price tag

Premium

Excellent standards without the big price tag

Superior

No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Superior

No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Superior

No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Luxury

Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience

Premium

Excellent standards without the big price tag

Accommodation listed here is intended as a guide only, to give you a taste of what we can do. Our experts can tailor any aspect of this itinerary and accommodation to suit your budget and tastes.

GUIDELINE PRICE & WHAT’S INCLUDED

RAJASTHAN FAMILY ADVENTURE (15 DAYS) £2,900

MEALS

As specified in the itinerary, sampling some of the country's finest cuisine.

TRANSPORT

Private air-conditioned vehicles with experienced, dedicated drivers.

ENTRANCE FEES

Tours and admission fees, including tickets specified in the itinerary.

EXPERT TEAM

Licensed English-speaking guides and a support team available 24/7.

ACCOMMODATION

As specified in the itinerary, using some of our favourite local properties.

ACCOMMODATION

Ultra - The best of the best, the ultimate indulgence
Luxury - Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium - Excellent standards offering a higher-end experience
Superior - Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple - No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

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This itinerary is aimed to give you an idea of what we can offer. The price shown above is based on two people travelling outside of peak periods. As this itinerary is only a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit your interests and budget, your final price may differ.

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Shalmali is our Indian Subcontinent expert, who has travelled extensively in the region.

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