India: Rajasthan Family Adventure

Day 1: Delhi

Day 1: 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. Highlights include a visit to the new town to see Rajpati Bhavan and India gate, and the old town where you can take a cycle rickshaw ride from the Red Fort, down Chandi Chowk to the fascinating spice market. From here you will head to the Jama Majid Mosque and finally take the modern subway back to Connaught Place. From here you will return to the hotel.

Day 2: Delhi - Agra

Day 2: This morning you will transfer to Agra with your driver; a journey of approximately 4 hours. Giving you time to settle into your accommodation, later this afternoon your local guide will take you to visit the famous Taj Mahal for sunset, which is a fantastic time to visit the memorial as the marble takes on the gold and pink hues of the sky. Return to your hotel. (B)

Days 3-4: Agra - Bharatpur - Ranthambore

Day 3: Morning visit to the mighty riverside Agra Fort, Agra's other main attraction, which comprises of exquisite palaces and mosques. After your visit to the fort you will be driven to 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. (B,D)

Day 4: Early morning pick up from your hotel to explore the wilds of Ranthambore National Park, where if you are lucky you may see tigers, leopards, sloth bears, spotted deer and India's largest deer, the Sambar. After your game drive you will return to your accommodation for late breakfast and some relaxation. After a leisurely morning and lunch you will be picked up at about 3pm to go back into the park for your second safari of the day. Evening drinks and supper back at your hotel. (B,L,D)

Days 5-7: Ranthambore - Jaipur

Day 5: 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 be taken by private vehicle from your hotel in Ranthambore to Jaipur, a journey of approximately 4 hours. As a unique feature of Wild Frontiers' tours to Jaipur, in the late afternoon or early evening we will organise a specially guided walk through the bustling old town, a feature both adults and kids are sure to enjoy. (B)

Day 6: This morning you will travel 9 kms out of Jaipur to 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. After this you will head to Dera Amer for a jungle lunch. After this you will travel back to Jaipur and have the rest of the day at leisure. (B)

Day 7: Today you will have a tour of Jaipur, the 'pink city,' visiting the fascinating old Royal Observatory built by Jai Singh II, which houses the largest sun dial in the World, the City Palace Museum, the Palace of the Winds and its impressive façade. In the afternoon you will have a cooking demonstration where the kids can learn how to cook a curry. (B)

Days 8-10: Jaipur - Bijaipur

Day 8: 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 going on an orientation jeep safari through the local villages. (B,L,D)

Day 9: At leisure in Bijaipur. The Castle Bijaipur has a number of excursions available, most of which are perfect for adventurous kids; these include horse riding, yoga classes, trekking, bird watching and village walks. They will also put on cooking demos and give you the chance to visit a local Gujjar family. (B,L,D)

Day 10: At leisure in Bijaipur. (B,L,D)

Day 11: Bijaipur - Pangarh

Day 11: 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. (B,L,D)

Days 12-15: Pangarh- Udaipur

Day 12: 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. (B)

Day 13: After breakfast you will have a tour of Udaipur, the Lake City. Your local guide will collect you from your hotel and 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 at about 16.00 for a boat ride on Lake Pichola, passing by Jagniwas Island, which is home to the famous Lake Palace Hotel. (B)

Day 14: Today is free to enjoy Udaipur at your own leisure. A treasure hunt or painting lesson can be organised if the children are of a suitable age. (B)

Day 15: The tour ends after breakfast with a transfer to the airport for onward flights. (B)

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