Our guide to India

Rajasthan in Style

Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore National Park, Alwar & Jaipur

From $8700 per person in low season
From $9700 per person in high season

based on 11 nights & selected experiences

Price Guide:

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  2. Feb
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  3. Mar
    Mid-High
  4. Apr
    Low
  5. May
    Low
  6. Jun
    Low
  7. Jul
    Low
  8. Aug
    Low
  9. Sep
    Low
  10. Oct
    Mid-High
  11. Nov
    Mid-High
  12. Dec
    High

* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public vacations) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.

Price includes:

  • Internal flights

  • Accommodation

  • Private transfers

  • Selected experiences

  • Daily Breakfast

per person based on two people sharing on a B&B basis. Includes domestic flights, accommodation and private transfers and tours.

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At a Glance

  • This itinerary takes things slowly and is perfect for couples or honeymooners

  • See tigers and other wildlife in Ranthambore National Park

  • See the historic capital of Rajasthan in Jaipur

  • Visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise

  • Explore rural Rajasthan away from the tourists

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Rajasthan is known as the desert state. It is largely hot and dry throughout the year, making it a great destination to get away from European winters.

Summer in Rajasthan extends from April to June. It is s the hottest season, with temperatures ranging from 32 degree C to 45 degree C, so not ideal for travel, although early April is a good time to get cheaper rates if you dont mind the temperature in the high 30s. In western Rajasthan the temperature may reach at high as 45 degree C, particularly in May and June so we'd suggest avoiding Jaisalmer and the Thar Desert at this time.

The second season - technically the "Monsoon" (although in reality Rajasthan never receives much rainfall) extends from July to September. The temperature drops slightly, and humidity increases. 90% of the rain Rajasthan can expect occurs during this period. Lakes and rivers will be higher from mountain run-off and flowers and grasses come to life, bringing added color to the landscape.

The Post-monsoon period is from October to November. The average maximum temperature is 33 degree C to 38 degree C, and the minimum is between 18 degree C and 20 degree C. The official "season" for hotels in Rajasthan starts in October. It’s a great time to travel - warm and sunny during and perfect for exploring and relaxing.

The fourth season is "winter", and runs from December to March. With day time temperatures still in the high 20's during the day this a very popular time to travel. Hotels are at the their busiest over the Christmas and new year period. Be aware though that December and January can have very cool mornings and evening and we suggest taking some warm clothing. Whilst temperatures in the desert areas are always hot in the daytime, they become some of the coolest areas of the state once the sun goes down. It’s also fairly standard to expect some fog in the major cities of Northern Rajasthan and Delhi in December and January.

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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation.

Itinerary

India simply has it all - from battle-scarred forts, elusive tigers roaming wild forests, colorful rural villages unchanged by time and cities buzzing with modern life. This itinerary provides a luxurious taster into this fantastic destination whilst staying at some of the most stylish properties in the region and using the very best private drivers and guides to bring the itinerary to life.

  1. Days 1-3: Delhi

    Begin in Delhi, a city that is ever-changing and reflecting India’s staggering growth as a major world economy. It is also a city that has seen countless stories about colorful Mughal rulers leaving behind buildings of exquisite beauty. Explore New Delhi, the city the British erected to perpetuate their control of the subcontinent and leaving behind the government buildings which are still used today. At night, escape the hotel and explore the many amazing restaurants which are cropping up. We suggest staying at the Imperial, the ‘grand dame’ of Delhi and naturally the place to have tea on the lawn.

    Accommodation: The Imperial (2 nights)

  2. Days 3-4: Delhi

    After two nights in Delhi you will take a two hour train to Agra, home to the Taj Mahal which you will be able to see from your hotel, the renowned Oberoi Amarvilas. We have also included in the itinerary a short village experience on the other side of the Taj to see a little of Agra away from the tourists.

    Accommodation: The Oberoi Amarvilas (1 night)

  3. Days 4-7: Rajasthan

    After one night in Agra, the next leg of your journey will take you to Ranthambore National Park by train. You will arrive into Sawai Madohphur and be transferred on to the colonial inspired Suján Sher Bagh. Ranthambore is possibly the most picturesque of India’s wildlife parks as it surrounds a medieval fort at its center. Home to many tigers, leopards, sloth bear, deer and countless others, it provides you with the most logistically convenient tiger safari on offer in India.

    Accommodation: Suján Sher Bagh (3 nights)

  4. Days 7-10: Rajasthan

    Next, drive three hours to Amanbagh for your rural experience, and one of Scott Dunn's favorite spots in India. The hotel itself is a luxury retreat far away from the madding crowd, with the vibrancy of India’s rural heartlands on your door-step and you’ll have three nights here being totally pampered.By day explore the villages and remote temples where you will often be the only tourists and by night retreat to Amanbagh for a hint of luxury.

    Accommodation: Amanbagh (3 nights)

  5. Days 10-12: Rajasthan

    Finally, drive two hours to Jaipur which is the capital of Rajasthan, and is awash with mesmerising sights and sounds. From the City Palace, Amber Fort or Hawa Mahal you will see jaw-dropping attractions, yet we find walking through the artisan areas of Jaipur brings the city to life. Stay at Suján Rajmahal Palace, the best address in town for the perfect finale to your introduction to India.

    We can of course select from a range of hotels, whether you like the more boutique, heritage style hotels, the more opulent palace hotels or the luxury Oberoi hotels. We will ensure your experience in India is absolutely second to none.

    Accommodation: Suján Rajmahal Palace (2 nights)

Experiences

  • Agra - Mughal Heritage Walk (Kachpura)

    Visit the small village of Kachpura, a rural settlement, with a stunning backdrop of the Taj Mahal.

    The youth from the community, who have been trained up as tour guides, take you through the village allowing you to real get a feel of village life.

  • Agra - Sunrise at the Taj Mahal

    The Taj Mahal at sunrise is often on many people's ultimate wish lists and it never disappoints. Seeing the sun rise over this amazing monument makes you sit back in awe as Taj's color slowly changes as the sun shimmers against it.

  • Delhi by night

    Delhi has some of the most amazing restaurants. We always keep our ear to the ground about the latest places to dine, and speak to all our guests about dinner reservations before they travel.

  • Delhi Street Food Tour

    Head to Old Delhi's most famous market, Chawri Bazaar, and discover the incredible sights and smells. Your foodie tour will take you around the narrow streets, where your guide will talk you through the variety of delicacies on offer.

  • Fatehpur Sikri

    Situated 37 km (23 miles) south west of Agra, the ‘lost city’ of Fatehpur Sikri is the abandoned capital of the great Mughal emperor Akbar.

  • India by Train

    A train journey in India can be an exceptionally rewarding experience. You see the life and soul of India in its many stations, as well as fantastic views of India's countryside.

  • Jaipur - Amber Fort

    Visit Amber Fort the ancient Rajput capital is located on a hill 11km / 7 miles north of Jaipur. Amber was the capital of the Kachhwaha Rajputs from 1037 until the Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh founded Jaipur in 1727.

  • Jaipur - Bazaars, Cuisine and Crafts of Old Jaipur

    Jaipur is awash with craftsman and artisans which make an amazing wander through the streets unforgettable. You will enjoy the sights with a personal guide.

  • Jaipur - Walking Tour

    A walking tour of Jaipur brings the city to life through its out of the way nooks and crannies, colorful markets and vibrant culture.

  • Mughal Heritage Walk

    Visit the small village of Kachpura, a rural settlement, with a stunning backdrop of the Taj Mahal.

    The youth from the community, who have been trained up as tour guides, take you through the village allowing you to real get a feel of village life.

  • Old and New Delhi

    Take a full day exploring both Old and New Delhi taking a Rickshaw through Chandni Chowk and visiting the Jama Masjid Mosque, Rajpath & Humayun's Tomb.

Location

Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore National Park, Alwar & Jaipur

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