Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Pali & Jodphur
- 12 nights
- from $3600
At a Glance
Stay in a selection of beautiful boutique hotels, including the brilliant Lakshman Sagar
This itinerary takes in the Golden Triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur as well as Jodphur
This two week trip offers great value for money
Guests can expect expert guiding throughout to discover the rich culture and history of Rajasthan
Take the Shatabdi Express train from Delhi to Agra to visit the iconic Taj Mahal
Awash with ethereal palaces and forts which showcase the rich cultural heritage of northern India, Rajasthan, also known as the Land of the Kings, is a must for anyone traveling to India. This luxury itinerary takes in some of Rajasthan's most well-known cities, including one of the many wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal in Agra, and UNESCO protected Amber Fort in Jaipur.
Your itinerary begins in Delhi, where you will fly into and spend three nights at The Claridges. This historic hotel is a delightful option to begin your trip. Opposite the Lodhi Gardens, you are witihin a 20-minute drive of the city's most visited sights. Pass your mornings visiting Humayun's Tomb, the Qutb Minar and wandering through the bustling markets of Chandni Chowk. Returning to the hotel in the afternoon, enjoy afternoon tea on the lawn before dinner in one of Delhi's exceptional restaurants.
During your stay in Delhi, we can arrange a day trip to Agra where you can visit the famous Taj Mahal, the ultimate monument to undying love. The Shatabdi Express train from Delhi to Agra takes around two hours on one of the fastest trains in India.
From Delhi to Jaipur, catch a one-hour flight to the Pink City. Home to Amber Fort, Jaipur is the capital of the state of Rajasthan and has several attractions including the Hawa Mahal Palace, City Palace and the Jal Mahal. Staying at 47 Jobner Bagh for three nights, enjoy the splendour of this boutique hotel, a stone's throw away from the main landmarks. Jaipur is also famous for its textiles and silver, so its the perfect place to do some shopping.
From Jaipur to Lakshman Sagar, you will drive around four hours into rural Rajasthan. Lakshman Sagar sits in Pali, south west of Jaipur, and is spread over thirty two acres. Rooted in authenticity, stay here two nights enjoy the slow pace of this incredible destination. Explore the local area and taking part in rural activities and in the evenings enjoy a romantic dinner followed by some stargazing. On a clear night, this rural setting comes alight with the wonders of the night sky.
Finally, driving around three hours east to Jodphur, Ratan Vilas awaits. Another beautiful heritage hotel, you will spend your final two nights here exploring the Blue City before flying home. Jodphur is famous for the mighty Mehrangarh Fort as well as the Umaid Bhawan Palace, now a luxury Taj Hotel which is well worth a visit. This itinerary can of course be extended to allow more time to visit other parts of Rajasthan or heading to the central parks or to south India, and every Scott Dunn itinerary is tailored to suit your needs.
Location & Directions
Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Pali & Jodphur
Your Simply Rajasthan itinerary begins at The Claridges, just 45-minutes away from Delhi's international airport. By train, head to Agra for a day tour of the iconic Taj Mahal. Next, drive from Delhi to Jaipur, heading to 47 Jobner Bagh in the heart of the city. Onto Lakshman Sagar by car, this beautiful boutique option is a four hour drive from Jaipur. Finally, drive three hours east to Ratan Villas in Jodphur where you will end your itinerary through Rajasthan.
When to go
Due to temperatures and precipitation, Delhi can be an extreme place to visit during certain months of the year. The hottest months of the year are May and June, during which time the average temperature is 39. The coldest months are from December until February, during which time the average low temperatures are in the 20's. The monsoon season is from the end of May through to July, during this time the humidity is very high, and rainstorms are frequent. It is not advised to visit during these months.
The most comfortable climate in Delhi is found during the months leading into summer (February into April), and again trailing the monsoon season (October and November).