This Reserve journey is not called Royal Rajasthan by accident. The spirit of maharaji past pervades every royal corner of this state. Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh built the honeycombed Hawa Mahal, or ‘Palace of Winds’, in Jaipur so that his wives might enjoy the comings and goings of the world outside in unobserved modesty.
- Ride an elephant to a secluded country house for a feast and dancing
- Dine with the Royal Family of Jodhpur
- Immerse yourself in the ‘Venice of the East’, the palace city of Udaipur
- Take a private tour of the City Palace, ‘Palace of the Winds’, Jantar Mantar ~ a stone and marble of observatory ~ and Jal Mahal, the ‘Palace on Water’ in Jaipur
- Day 1 Delhi
You’re met by a local representative who arranges your transfer to your hotel in the heart of Delhi – The Imperial.The Imperial
- Day 2 Chambal Safari Lodge
Depart Delhi for the serene Chambal Safari Lodge, a family-owned plantation turned eco lodge set on 35 acres. On the way, you will have your first encounter with the magnificent Taj Mahal. In the afternoon, you drive through the Chambal sanctuary in jeeps.
Driving time: 4 hoursChambal Safari Lodge
- Day 3 Chambal Safari Lodge
Today you explore the nearby village and absorb rural Indian life. In the afternoon, you return to the lodge for lunch, and then embark on a river safari. From aboard the boat you get the best wildlife views, keep an eye out for crocodiles, river dolphins, otters and many species of birds.Chambal Safari Lodge
- Day 4 Jaipur
After breakfast, farewell the lodge and travel to Jaipur, stopping for a picnic lunch and rickshaw tour in the beautiful grounds of Keoladeo National Park where you can see thousands of migratory birds.
Driving time: 5 hoursLebua Resort
- Day 5 Jaipur
The ancient capital of the Rajput, the ‘Pink City’ is one of the most vibrant cities in India. You will enjoy a private tour of City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal and Amber Fort. Get your dancing shoes on this evening, as an elephant ride takes you to a country estate for a private dinner and folk dancing.Lebua Resort
- Day 6 Shahpura
A truly royal experience as you travel to Shahpura Bagh and stay at an historic summer retreat of the Shahpura Raja. Wander through the grounds of the estate, in search of the Indian wildcats. In the evening, you visit the family-owned fort to witness the sunset from the best vantage point in the region with sundowner drink in hand!
Driving time: 4 hoursShahpura Bagh
- Day 7 Shahpura
A private tour of the village of Shahpura this morning and a boat ride and bird watching in the afternoon. Roll up your sleeves and learn to cook traditional Rajasthani cuisine with your hosts.Shahpura Bagh
- Days 8 Udaipur
After breakfast drive to Devi Garh, your palatial home for the next two days. In the afternoon, you enjoy a private tour of the Eklingji, Nagda and Char Bhuja Temples. There’s a little free time in the evening to relax in the surrounds of the palace or explore the nearby town.
Driving time: 4 hoursDevi Garh
- Days 9 Udaipur
The ‘City of Lakes’ is the marriage capital of Rajasthan and with two days here, you will understand why. Palaces on lakefronts, palaces on islands… could there be a more romantic setting? Enjoy lunch at the famous Whistling Teal restaurant and a free afternoon for shopping or a boat ride on the lake.Devi Garh
- Day 10 Jodhpur
Farewell Udaipur and travel through Ranakpur to pay homage to one of the most intricate and beautiful Jain Temples in India. After a leisurely lunch continue your journey to Jodhpur. Your hotel is in the heart of the walled city. In the afternoon, you can explore on your own or simply sit back and enjoy a cocktail with unparalleled views of the fort.
Driving time: 6 hoursRaas Haveli Jodhpur
- Day 11 Jodhpur
The walled ‘Blue City’ features one of Rajasthan’s finest forts and bazaars that are a blaze of colour and activity. Explore the city and in the afternoon you visit the nearby villages by jeep, including the Bishnois. There’s a special treat in the evening as you are invited to dinner with the Royal Family of Jodhpur.Raas Haveli Jodhpur
- Day 12 Delhi
After breakfast, there is time for some last minute shopping before you transfer to the Jodhpur airport for your flight to Delhi. Many airlines fly out of Delhi in the evening so accommodation is not booked for tonight. We can easily arrange an additional night in Delhi if you wish or you can extend your adventure with a short flight to Colombo to join our Journey through Sri Lanka.Hotels listed are subject to availability. Your hotels will be confirmed at time of booking.
Getting there and away
This tour starts and ends in New Delhi. Your arrival and departure airport is Indira Ghandi International Airport (DEL).
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- Airport meet and greet service
- Reserve leader
- Entrance fees to all sites listed in itinerary
- Additional local guides at some sites
- Quality transport
- Limited alcohol on four occasions – Chambal on Day 2, Dera Amer on Day 5, Shahpura Bagh on Day 7 and Jodhpur on Day 11
- All breakfasts, 5 lunches and 6 dinners included
- Snacks, bottled water and tips along the way
- Quality accommodation
- Domestic flights where indicated
- Park fees and permits
- International flights
- Airport taxes
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The price of your journey will vary depending on whether you wish to book a group departure, or take a private journey.