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  • Private tours of the Taj Mahal, Amber Fort, Ganges, and more.
  • Sail to the rock-cut cave temples of Elphanta Island.
  • Explore the vast Eklingji temple complex, home to 108 temples.
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Silence envelops your senses as you venture deep into the vast caverns of the rock-cut cave temples on Elephanta Island.

The UNESCO World Heritage site contains a treasure trove of rare relics, beautiful sculptures and a temple to the Hindu god Shiva in a place protected against the rigors of time. Back in nearby Mumbai, you’ll dive into the hustle and bustle of the city as you tour highlights such as the Hanging Gardens, Gateway of India and St. Thomas Cathedral at your own pace. Join the pilgrimage to the holy city of Varanasi where you’ll learn the spiritual secrets of the Ganges and the Sarnath ruins; explore Delhi with a private guide and driver; experience the dance, music and art of the ancient temples of Khajuraho; visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise; tour the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri; and discover the beauty of the royal city of Udaipur.

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Delhi
    Delhi
    • Airport Meet & Greet
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver/Representative
  • Day 2 Delhi
    Delhi
    • Tour - Private - Full Day Old & New Delhi Tour - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
  • Day 3 Delhi to Varanasi
    Delhi to Varanasi
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver/Representative
    • Air - Delhi - Varanasi [Direct, 1.5 hrs] - Economy
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Tour - Private - Sarnath Ruins - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
    • Tour - Private - Ganges Ghats Evening Aarti Ceremony - Boat/Guide
  • Day 4 Varanasi
    Varanasi
    • Tour - Private - Ganges Boat Ride - Boat Ride/Guide
    • Tour - Private - Half Day: Varanasi on Foot - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Tour - Private - Visit to Manikarnika Ghat - Rituals of Death (4hrs) - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 5 Varanasi to Khajuraho
    Varanasi to Khajuraho
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Air - Varanasi - Khajuraho [Direct, 1 hr] - Economy
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Tour - Private - Temples Tour - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 6 Khajuraho to Jhansi to Agra
    Khajuraho to Jhansi to Agra
    • Transfer - Private - Khajuraho - Jhansi [Jhansi Railway Station via Orchha] - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Train - Jhansi - Agra [2.5 hrs] - Train
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
  • Day 7 Agra
    Agra
    • Tour - Private - Taj Mahal & Fort - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Tour - Private - Tonga Ride - Tonga Ride
  • Day 8 Agra to Jaipur
    Agra to Jaipur
    • Transfer - Private - Agra - Jaipur [via Fatehpur Sikri (6 hrs)] - Vehicle/Driver/Guide(3)
  • Day 9 Jaipur
    Jaipur
    • Tour - Private - Amber Fort & City Palace, Observatory and Hawa Mahal (approx. 5 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
    • Tour - Private - Bazaars, Cuisine and Crafts of Old Jaipur (2.5hrs) - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
  • Day 10 Jaipur to Udaipur
    Jaipur to Udaipur
    • Transfer - Private - Jaipur - Udaipur [6.5 hrs] - Vehicle/Driver(3)
  • Day 11 Udaipur
    Udaipur
    • Tour - Private - City Palace, Crystal Gallery - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
    • Lunch at a Local Restaurant - Lunch
    • Tour - Private - Boat Ride (90 min) - Boat/Guide
  • Day 12 Udaipur to Mumbai
    Udaipur to Mumbai
    • Tour - Private - Eklingji & Nagda Temples - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Air - Udaipur - Mumbai [Direct, 1.5 hrs] - Economy
    • Transfer - Airport (Arrival) - Vehicle/Driver/Representative
  • Day 13 Mumbai
    Mumbai
    • Tour - Private - Full Day in Mumbai (6hrs) - Vehicle/Driver/Guide
  • Day 14 Mumbai
    Mumbai
    • Tour - Private - Elephanta Caves - Boat/Guide
    • Dinner at Khyber - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 15 Mumbai
    Mumbai
    • Transfer - Airport (Departure) - Vehicle/Driver
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Day 1: Delhi

For your added comfort, your English-speaking representative will be waiting for you outside the customs area with a sign with your name on it. Your representative will assist you to co-ordinate meeting up with your private driver and accompany you to your accommodation.

Relax and enjoy an airport transfer in a private vehicle, with driver, and English-speaking assistant.

Accommodation: The Leela Palace (5*)

The Leela Palace New Delhi boasts 260 rooms in the exclusive Diplomatic Enclave. Recently opened, The Leela Palace New Delhi is considered to be among the finest in India. The hotel is in close proximity to some of Delhi’s many tourist attractions: the Presidential Palace, the Prime Minister’s office and the Central Business District are a few of the sights in the vicinity. The Leela Palace New Delhi's rooms are the largest in the capital spanning more than 550 sq ft. while the Presidential Suite itself spans 4425 sq. ft. Each room is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and amenities.

India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Qutab Minar, Delhi
Qutab Minar, Delhi
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Leela Kempinski Palace
Leela Kempinski Palace

Day 2: Delhi

Spend the day on a privately guided full day tour of Old and New Delhi which boasts spectacular monuments and holy sites. The city of New Delhi was designed in the typically British colonial style, with tree-lined avenues and colonial bungalows. This tour takes you to the Laxminarayan Temple, a modern Hindu temple, and the famous Gate of India, which is a 42-meter high War Memorial Arch. Visit the Red Fort which was the palace for Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan's new capital, Shahjahanabad, when he moved his capital from Agra to bring prestige to his reign. Its wall is 1.5 miles long, and varies in height from 60 to 110 feet. At 72.5 meters, the Qutab Minar is the tallest brick minaret in the world. Surrounding the building are many fine examples of Indian artwork dating back to 1193. Afterwards view the Humayun's tomb, which is a complex of buildings of Mughal architecture dating to the Slave Dynasty (1268-1287 AD). The complex is a World Heritage Site and the first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India. This style of mausoleum is similar to the Taj Mahal in Agra.

Accommodation: The Leela Palace (5*)
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Gate of India
Gate of India

Day 3: Delhi - Varanasi

Relax and enjoy an airport transfer in a private vehicle, with driver, and English-speaking assistant.

Enjoy your flight from Delhi to Varanasi. The flight duration is approximately 90 minutes.

Meet your transfer with your private vehicle, driver, and English speaking guide, between the airport and Varanasi Hotel

Take a private guided tour of Sarnath. Located 5 miles from Varanasi, the site is the deer park where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma after his enlightenment. Sarnath is one of four holy Buddhist sites sanctioned by Buddha himself for pilgrimage. Amongst the ruins is the Dharmekh Stupa, an impressive 128-foot high, and 93-diameter large structure. It was constructed by the Emperor Ashoka in 249 BCE. There are also several other Buddhist erections that were added between the 3rd and the 11th century BC.  Take a walk around the grounds and also take time to enjoy the museum.

The Aarti Ceremony is a Hindu ritual where light or fire is offered to the deities.  Each Lamp wick is soaked in ghee or purified butter and lit, whilst songs of praise are sung in front of the deities. "Aa", means "towards", and "Rati" can be translated to "the highest love for God" in Sanskrit. Almost all the Hindu worship rituals involve the ceremony of Aarti. Perhaps the first mentioning of the Ceremony of Aarti in India can be found in the Rig Veda, which is considered to be the earliest scripture of Hinduism. This evening Aarti Ceremony is an absolutely wonderful sight from the Ganges River. This tour includes a boat ride to experience the magical ceremony from the water.

Accommodation: Nadesar Palace (5*)

Nadesar Palace is situated in one of the oldest living cities of the world, on the banks of the river Ganges. Nadesar Palace has hosted royalty, statesmen and celebrities since 1835. The name Nadesar is derived from the Goddess Nadesari, whose shrine is located in the front of the Palace. Set amidst verdant gardens, mango orchards, marigold and jasmine fields, Nadesar Palace is a haven of peace and tranquility. Works of art from the Maharaja’s collection decorate the walls of the Palace’s 10 luxurious suites. Embellished with original pieces of furniture refurbished to recreate the atmosphere of a bygone era, the décor of the rooms is intended to evoke the colours of marigolds, jasmines, and pale pink lotuses that are offered to the holy Ganges.

India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Varanasi
Varanasi
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Nadesar Palace
Nadesar Palace

Day 4: Varanasi

Glide along the famous and holy Ganges waterway in a private boat accompanied by an expert guide. The Ganga Ghats at Varanasi attract tourists and pilgrims of all ages for the opportunity to take a dip in the holy Ganges, which is believed to absolve one's sins. Pilgrims and tourists alike can be seen swimming and bathing immediately next to the funeral pyres of the riverside temples. This is a somewhat surreal experience and only for those with a strong constitution.

Winding through the streets and popping out onto the riverside will give you an insider’s look at the symbiotic life of the riverside people of Varanasi. Eventually, as you tour through the city you will end up on Bengali Tola, the street of the Bengalis, where you will be visiting the hidden Mother Goddess Kali shrines, and the vistas of life along the riverside. The tour continues to the historic ritual bathing site called Dashaswamedh, or the ten-horse sacrifice Ghat, the perfect way to conclude this walking city tour.

"One can survive everything nowadays, except death." In India dying is accepted as a part of life, and when one dies, there are a multitude of rituals and ceremonies that need to be performed. This experience takes you to the Manikarnika Ghat to take a look at the various death rituals passage that the Hindus perform. Hindus, who carry out a myriad of rituals in their lifetime, believe that humans are reborn according to their karma and hence, perform many death rituals to ensure that the soul rests in peace. You may wonder why Hindus burn or cremate the body instead of burying it. The answer lies in the belief. Here, your tour guide will introduce you to the history and mythology associated with this Ghat. You will get to understand the rites and see the inner workings of this unique place. This experience is expected to last approximately 4 hours including travel time.

Accommodation: Nadesar Palace (5*)
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Mystic Rowing Boat on the Holy Ganges River
Mystic Rowing Boat on the Holy Ganges River
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Varanasi and the Ganges
Varanasi and the Ganges

Day 5: Varanasi - Khajuraho

Meet your transfer with your private vehicle, driver, and English speaking guide, between the airport and Varanasi Hotel

Enjoy your flight from Varanasi to Khajuraho today. The flight duration is approximately one hour.

Sit back and relax during this airport transfer in a private vehicle, with driver and English-speaking assistant.

This private guided tour of the Khajuraho Group of Monuments in Khajuraho, is a once in life time experience.  Situated in a town in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, about 620 kilometers southeast of New Delhi, this unique location is one of the most popular tourist destinations in all of India. Khajuraho contains the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples, which are famous due to the erogenous nature of the sculptures. The Khajuraho group of monuments has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is considered to be one of the "seven wonders" of India. The city of Khajuraho was the original capital of the Chandela Rajputs, a Hindu dynasty that ruled this part of India from the 10th to the 12th century. These marvelous Khajuraho temples and the whole surrounding area were enclosed by a wall with eight gates, each flanked by two golden palm trees. There were originally over 80 Hindu temples, of which only 22 now stand in a reasonable state of preservation, scattered over an area of about 8 square miles.

Accommodation: The Lalit Temple View (5*)

The Lalit Temple View Khajuraho Hotel is located in Khajuraho making it one of the best hotels to stay at while in town. All 47 guestrooms at the hotel provide all the comforts and conveniences guests would expect in a hotel in this class. The guestrooms are equipped with non smoking rooms, air conditioning, bathrobes, daily newspaper, desk, hair dryer, ironing board. Guests can experience the high standards of comfort while staying at this luxury Khajuraho hotel with everything they need right on the site such as room service 24hr, shops, bar/pub, laundry service/dry cleaning, meeting facilities , restaurant, safety deposit boxes, disabled facilities. The hotel offers massage, kids club, gym/fitness facilities, sauna, steamroom, spa, pool outdoor to provide extra pleasure and relaxation for all guests. Modern comfort and convenience are seamlessly combined to ensure the guests' satisfaction.

India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Khajuraho
Khajuraho
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  The Lalit Temple View
The Lalit Temple View

Day 6: Khajuraho - Jhansi - Agra

Meet your driver for a private transfer to Jhansi Railway Station. Enroute stop at Orchha.

Enjoy your train ride from Jhansi to Agra. The train ride duration is approximately two and a half hours.

A private vehicle with driver and English-Speaking assistant will provide a transfer between the train station and your accommodation.

Accommodation: Oberoi Amarvilas (5*)

The Oberoi Amarvilas is located 600 meters from the Taj Mahal and all rooms, suites, lobby, bar and lounge offer breathtaking views of the monument. Indulge with your own private view of the greatest monument of love. Wake up to the glorious sight of the Taj Mahal, bathed by the first rays of dawn. Richly detailed interiors are perfectly complemented by a choice of international and Indian cuisine. The hotel offers a range of activities to relax and recharge, including a fitness center, outdoor swimming pool and luxury retail arcade. Rejuvenate at the full service Oberoi Spa, or get in touch with your inner self with a yoga session.

India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Oberoi Amarvilas
Oberoi Amarvilas

Day 7: Agra

Today your guide will pick you up from your hotel for a private tour of the Taj Mahal, the most beautiful monument built by the Mughals.  Taj Mahal is built entirely of white marble. Its stunning architectural beauty is beyond adequate description, particularly at dawn and sunset. It was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his dear wife and queen Mumtaz Mahal. You should also visit Agra Fort, which is built of red sandstone and marble. This great monument of red sandstone dominating a bend in the river Yamuna, two kilometers northwest of Taj Mahal was constructed by the Mughals during 1565-1571.

Enjoy a traditional ride on a Tonga (horse drawn carriage).

Accommodation: Oberoi Amarvilas (5*)
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Agra Fort
Agra Fort
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Tonga Ride
Tonga Ride

Day 8: Agra - Jaipur

Transfer to Jaipur with private vehicle and driver guide. On the way, visit the ancient ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri. Built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, the "City of Victory" was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years. The complex of monuments and temples, all in a uniform architectural style, includes one of the largest mosques in India, the Jama Masjid.

Accommodation: Rambagh Palace (5*)

Rambagh Palace has been home to generations of royals. Built in 1835 Rambagh was converted into a palace in 1925 and became the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur. The ‘Jewel of Jaipur’ as it is fondly called, remained the home of the Jaipur royal family until 1957, when it was first converted into a luxury hotel by Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II. But it wasn’t until 1972 that Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces took over the reins. It is now the ‘jewel in the crown’ among the authentic palaces of the Taj in India. In the finest tradition of Rajput hospitality, the Rambagh Palace offers its guests a taste of royal living – a luxury and extravagance that was once the sole preserve of kings. The Rambagh Palace Hotel features on Conde Nast Traveller USA's Gold List 2012, as well as the 2012 T+L US Top 500 World's Best Hotels List, the Asia Category, with a score of 92.34, was the first runner up in the second edition of the T+L India's Best Awards 2013 in the category of Best Heritage Hotel, India and judged the #1 Luxury Hotel in India by Lonely Planet in 2012.

India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Jantar Mantar
Jantar Mantar
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Rambagh Palace
Rambagh Palace

Day 9: Jaipur

Spend the day today in the company of a knowledgeable English-speaking guide as you tour the Amber Fort and City Palace of Jaipur, the iconic Observatory and the Hawa Mahal.  The magnificent Amber Fort was established in 1592, and remained the citadel of the Kachhawaha rulers right until they moved their capital to Jaipur in 1727. Maharaja Man Singh I created this imposing monument on the remains of an ancient 11th century fort. Since the first half of the 18th century, the City Palace has been the abode to the rulers of Jaipur. The sprawling expanse of the breathtaking palace is a superb harmony of Rajput and Mughal architecture. Part of the palace has been converted into a museum, open to the public, while a section - Chandra Mahal - still remains the home of today’s maharaja.  The Observatory of Jaipur is inscribed on the World Heritage List as "an expression of the astronomical skills and cosmological concepts of the court of a scholarly prince at the end of the Mughal period". Within it, the Jantar Mantar is a collection of massive astronomical instruments, built of local stone and marble. Each instrument carries an astronomical scale marked on the marble inner lining, and bronze tablets were also employed.  Built in 1799, the whimsical Hawa Mahal - Palace of Winds - which adjoins the Palace has become quite the city icon, with its ornate façade in pale pink, tiered baroque like build, projecting ‘jharokha’ windows and balconies with perforated screens. These were designed so that the mysterious veiled ladies of the harem could look down upon the colourful and bustling bazaars below, remaining hidden themselves. Overlooking busy streets, it offers great views of the city.

From its creation in the year 1727, the royal families and nobles of Jaipur patronized the craftsmen and artisans of the city. These traditions continue to this day and as a result modern day Jaipur is considered by many as the craft capital of India. Traditional methods are still used to produce many valuable and highly prized items. Using skills passed down through generations, artisans and master craftsmen can be seen in the areas of Ghat Darwaza and Vishveshwar ji.  On this fascinating evening walk mingle and talk with the locals whilst sampling some of the region's culinary delights; try pakoras, aloo tiki, samosa and ladoo from some of the city’s most popular street food vendors. Observe local artisans in their workshops; jewelers and silversmiths, gold painters and tie dying experts. The iconic Hawa Mahal also called the Palace of the Winds is the meeting point at which this two and a half hour walk begins.

Accommodation: Rambagh Palace (5*)
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hawa Mahal
Hawa Mahal
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Colorful Bangles at the Local Market
Colorful Bangles at the Local Market

Day 10: Jaipur - Udaipur

Meet your driver for a transfer from Jaipur to Udaipur. The drive takes approximately 6.5 hours.

Accommodation: Oberoi Udai Vilas (5*)

Udaipur, in the heart of Rajasthan, is a city of majestic palaces and beautiful lakes. Here, adorning the banks of Lake Pichola and standing witness to the historic City Palace, The Oberoi Udaivilas captures the romance and splendour of a royal era.  Conceived as a traditional Indian palace, The Oberoi Udaivilas showcases the rich heritage of the Mewar region of Rajasthan with its rambling courtyards, gentle rippling fountains, reflection pools and verdant gardens. Grand architecture inspired by the palaces of Rajasthan present a picture of majesty resplendent with pavilions and domes that lead you to a journey of discovery. Interiors embellished with decorative domes, hand painted frescoes, intricate mirror work and beautifully crafted artefacts create an ambience of regal splendour.  An enchanting boat ride across Lake Pichola transports you to the ceremonial welcome that awaits you at the resort. Rooms with terraces that open on to semi-private swimming pools present exquisite views and are a unique feature of The Oberoi Udaivilas. Magnificently decorated suites with private swimming pools and outdoor dining pavilions are exclusive retreats.  Fine international cuisine, authentic flavours of Rajasthan or a quiet drink are all presented with views of the City Palace and Lake Pichola.  The luxurious spa with its own swimming pool overlooks the lake and is a haven of serenity. Trained therapists pamper body and soul with rejuvenating treatments. The resort also offers private Yoga sessions, meditation and Pranayam sessions with the resident Yoga teacher.  At The Oberoi Udaivilas, the magnificent setting combines with royal service to make your holiday a journey into the romance and grandeur of another century. The resort offers an experience created exclusively for those who know there is nothing like too much luxury.

India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Udaipur City Palace
Udaipur City Palace
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Oberoi Udaivilas
Oberoi Udaivilas

Day 11: Udaipur

Today visit the majestic white City Palace built in granite and marble. The palace complex is surrounded by crenellated fort walls, and overlooks Pichola Lake. The Garden of the Maids of Honor is well laid out with extensive lawns and shady walks. Constructed for forty eight young ladies-in-waiting sent to the royal house as part of the dowry, the garden has many fountains in its four delightful pools, chiseled kiosks and marble elephants. The Crystal Gallery in the Fateh Prakash Palace features a breath taking collection of crystals including tables, sofa sets, a dining table, dressers, fountains, beds, and an exquisite jewel studded carpet.

Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in the company of your guide.

Enjoy a boat ride at Lake Pichola.

Accommodation: Oberoi Udai Vilas (5*)
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Udaipur City Palace
Udaipur City Palace
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Lake Pichola Boat Ride
Lake Pichola Boat Ride

Day 12: Udaipur - Mumbai

Today travel to Eklingji, located about twelve miles north of Udaipur, featuring a complex of 108 ancient temples, carved from sandstone and marble. The main temple was built in 734 AD to propagate the blessings of Lord Shiva. Afterwards continue on to Nagda, known for its 10th century temples. The Jain temple of Adbudji is essentially ruined, but it still displays interesting architecture. Visit the Sas Bahu temple that has fine intricate carvings. There are also some small temples submerged in the nearby lake.

Meet your driver for an airport transfer with English-speaking assistant.

Enjoy your flight from Udaipur to Mumbai today. The flight duration is approximately 90 minutes.

You will be welcomed at the Mumbai Airport by an English speaking representative and transferred to your accommodation by private vehicle and driver.

Accommodation: The Oberoi - South Mumbai (5*)

Located in the city’s prime business and shopping district of Nariman Point, The Oberoi, Mumbai is the ultimate destination for contemporary style and luxury in the city. Overlooking the ocean, the hotel welcomes you with space and serenity. Luxuriously appointed guestrooms have been meticulously planned with a host of innovative features using the latest technology.  The Oberoi, Mumbai is located on Marine Drive, the famed boulevard along the coast in South Mumbai. An hour's drive from the airport and only minutes away from the business, financial and entertainment districts, the hotel is also well located to visit the city’s tourist attractions.  The hotel offers a rich variety of dining experiences ranging from an all day dining restaurant serving global cuisine, to an Italian Restaurant and a signature Indian restaurant under the direction of a Michelin starred chef.  An ideal location for business meetings and conferences in Mumbai, venues range from private meeting rooms at the 24-hours Business Centre to the conference rooms on the top floor of the hotel offering sweeping views of the ocean.  Recreational facilities include an outdoor heated swimming pool, a fitness centre and a full service Oberoi Spa. The Spa and the Fitness Centre are open 24 hours.  For lady travellers visiting The Oberoi, Mumbai, we are pleased to offer the services of our team of lady chauffeurs, to transport our guests around the city in the hotel’s fleet of super luxury Audi A8 sedans. We also have lady butlers available, to assist our guests throughout their stay.  Complemented by Oberoi Hotels’ legendary service delivered by caring staff, The Oberoi, Mumbai is the ideal hotel for discerning business and leisure travellers.

India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Mumbai
Mumbai
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  The Oberoi Mumbai
The Oberoi Mumbai

Day 13: Mumbai

This full day tour of Mumbai is the best way to experience the city at your own pace. The tour covers all the must-see places on any traveler’s itinerary including visits to the Gateway of India, St. Thomas Cathedral, Prince of Wales Museum, Bombay University and the Oval Maidan, Town Hall, Victoria Terminus, Crawford Market, Marine Drive and Chowpatty Beach, Mani Bhavan the home of Gandhi, Malabar Hill and the Hanging Gardens and finally Dhobi Ghat.

Accommodation: The Oberoi - South Mumbai (5*)
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Victoria Terminus
Victoria Terminus

Day 14: Mumbai

A cruise through Mumbai Harbor brings you to the rock-cut cave temples on Elephanta Island. In 1987, the caves were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The rock-cut temple complex covers an area of 60,000 square feet consisting of a main chamber, two lateral ones, courtyards and subsidiary shrines. The site of these magnificent caves contains beautiful reliefs, sculptures, and a temple to the Hindu god Shiva.

Khyber is Mumbai's famed restaurant for Mughlai cuisine. The opulent decor includes original paintings by some of India's most famous artists. Please note that drinks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic are not included.

Accommodation: The Oberoi - South Mumbai (5*)
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Elephanta Island
Elephanta Island

Day 15: Mumbai

You'll be transferred to Mumbai Airport by private vehicle and driver in time for your onward flight.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

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The Leela Palace (5*): Delhi

The Leela Palace New Delhi boasts 260 rooms in the exclusive Diplomatic Enclave. Recently opened, The Leela Palace New Delhi is considered to be among the finest in India. The hotel is in close proximity to some of Delhi’s many tourist attractions: the Presidential Palace, the Prime Minister’s office and the Central Business District are a few of the sights in the vicinity. The Leela Palace New Delhi's rooms are the largest in the capital spanning more than 550 sq ft. while the Presidential Suite itself spans 4425 sq. ft. Each room is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and amenities.

India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Leela Kempinski Palace
Leela Kempinski Palace

Nadesar Palace (5*): Varanasi

Nadesar Palace is situated in one of the oldest living cities of the world, on the banks of the river Ganges. Nadesar Palace has hosted royalty, statesmen and celebrities since 1835. The name Nadesar is derived from the Goddess Nadesari, whose shrine is located in the front of the Palace. Set amidst verdant gardens, mango orchards, marigold and jasmine fields, Nadesar Palace is a haven of peace and tranquility. Works of art from the Maharaja’s collection decorate the walls of the Palace’s 10 luxurious suites. Embellished with original pieces of furniture refurbished to recreate the atmosphere of a bygone era, the décor of the rooms is intended to evoke the colours of marigolds, jasmines, and pale pink lotuses that are offered to the holy Ganges.

India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Nadesar Palace
Nadesar Palace
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Nadesar Palace - Guest Room
Nadesar Palace - Guest Room

The Lalit Temple View (5*): Khajuraho

The Lalit Temple View Khajuraho Hotel is located in Khajuraho making it one of the best hotels to stay at while in town. All 47 guestrooms at the hotel provide all the comforts and conveniences guests would expect in a hotel in this class. The guestrooms are equipped with non smoking rooms, air conditioning, bathrobes, daily newspaper, desk, hair dryer, ironing board. Guests can experience the high standards of comfort while staying at this luxury Khajuraho hotel with everything they need right on the site such as room service 24hr, shops, bar/pub, laundry service/dry cleaning, meeting facilities , restaurant, safety deposit boxes, disabled facilities. The hotel offers massage, kids club, gym/fitness facilities, sauna, steamroom, spa, pool outdoor to provide extra pleasure and relaxation for all guests. Modern comfort and convenience are seamlessly combined to ensure the guests' satisfaction.

India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  The Lalit Temple View
The Lalit Temple View
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  The Lalit Temple View Room
The Lalit Temple View Room

Oberoi Amarvilas (5*): Agra

The Oberoi Amarvilas is located 600 meters from the Taj Mahal and all rooms, suites, lobby, bar and lounge offer breathtaking views of the monument. Indulge with your own private view of the greatest monument of love. Wake up to the glorious sight of the Taj Mahal, bathed by the first rays of dawn. Richly detailed interiors are perfectly complemented by a choice of international and Indian cuisine. The hotel offers a range of activities to relax and recharge, including a fitness center, outdoor swimming pool and luxury retail arcade. Rejuvenate at the full service Oberoi Spa, or get in touch with your inner self with a yoga session.

India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Oberoi Amarvilas
Oberoi Amarvilas

Rambagh Palace (5*): Jaipur

Rambagh Palace has been home to generations of royals. Built in 1835 Rambagh was converted into a palace in 1925 and became the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur. The ‘Jewel of Jaipur’ as it is fondly called, remained the home of the Jaipur royal family until 1957, when it was first converted into a luxury hotel by Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II. But it wasn’t until 1972 that Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces took over the reins. It is now the ‘jewel in the crown’ among the authentic palaces of the Taj in India. In the finest tradition of Rajput hospitality, the Rambagh Palace offers its guests a taste of royal living – a luxury and extravagance that was once the sole preserve of kings. The Rambagh Palace Hotel features on Conde Nast Traveller USA's Gold List 2012, as well as the 2012 T+L US Top 500 World's Best Hotels List, the Asia Category, with a score of 92.34, was the first runner up in the second edition of the T+L India's Best Awards 2013 in the category of Best Heritage Hotel, India and judged the #1 Luxury Hotel in India by Lonely Planet in 2012.

India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Rambagh Palace
Rambagh Palace
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Palace Room
Palace Room

Oberoi Udai Vilas (5*): Udaipur

Udaipur, in the heart of Rajasthan, is a city of majestic palaces and beautiful lakes. Here, adorning the banks of Lake Pichola and standing witness to the historic City Palace, The Oberoi Udaivilas captures the romance and splendour of a royal era.  Conceived as a traditional Indian palace, The Oberoi Udaivilas showcases the rich heritage of the Mewar region of Rajasthan with its rambling courtyards, gentle rippling fountains, reflection pools and verdant gardens. Grand architecture inspired by the palaces of Rajasthan present a picture of majesty resplendent with pavilions and domes that lead you to a journey of discovery. Interiors embellished with decorative domes, hand painted frescoes, intricate mirror work and beautifully crafted artefacts create an ambience of regal splendour.  An enchanting boat ride across Lake Pichola transports you to the ceremonial welcome that awaits you at the resort. Rooms with terraces that open on to semi-private swimming pools present exquisite views and are a unique feature of The Oberoi Udaivilas. Magnificently decorated suites with private swimming pools and outdoor dining pavilions are exclusive retreats.  Fine international cuisine, authentic flavours of Rajasthan or a quiet drink are all presented with views of the City Palace and Lake Pichola.  The luxurious spa with its own swimming pool overlooks the lake and is a haven of serenity. Trained therapists pamper body and soul with rejuvenating treatments. The resort also offers private Yoga sessions, meditation and Pranayam sessions with the resident Yoga teacher.  At The Oberoi Udaivilas, the magnificent setting combines with royal service to make your holiday a journey into the romance and grandeur of another century. The resort offers an experience created exclusively for those who know there is nothing like too much luxury.

India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Oberoi Udaivilas
Oberoi Udaivilas
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Oberoi Udaivilas - Lobby
Oberoi Udaivilas - Lobby

The Oberoi - South Mumbai (5*): Mumbai

Located in the city’s prime business and shopping district of Nariman Point, The Oberoi, Mumbai is the ultimate destination for contemporary style and luxury in the city. Overlooking the ocean, the hotel welcomes you with space and serenity. Luxuriously appointed guestrooms have been meticulously planned with a host of innovative features using the latest technology.  The Oberoi, Mumbai is located on Marine Drive, the famed boulevard along the coast in South Mumbai. An hour's drive from the airport and only minutes away from the business, financial and entertainment districts, the hotel is also well located to visit the city’s tourist attractions.  The hotel offers a rich variety of dining experiences ranging from an all day dining restaurant serving global cuisine, to an Italian Restaurant and a signature Indian restaurant under the direction of a Michelin starred chef.  An ideal location for business meetings and conferences in Mumbai, venues range from private meeting rooms at the 24-hours Business Centre to the conference rooms on the top floor of the hotel offering sweeping views of the ocean.  Recreational facilities include an outdoor heated swimming pool, a fitness centre and a full service Oberoi Spa. The Spa and the Fitness Centre are open 24 hours.  For lady travellers visiting The Oberoi, Mumbai, we are pleased to offer the services of our team of lady chauffeurs, to transport our guests around the city in the hotel’s fleet of super luxury Audi A8 sedans. We also have lady butlers available, to assist our guests throughout their stay.  Complemented by Oberoi Hotels’ legendary service delivered by caring staff, The Oberoi, Mumbai is the ideal hotel for discerning business and leisure travellers.

India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  The Oberoi Mumbai
The Oberoi Mumbai
India Exclusive Tours 2017 - 2018 -  The Oberoi Mumbai - Lounge
The Oberoi Mumbai - Lounge

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

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We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
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  • Bonnie Carroll — August 14, 2017 — India & Area

    The trip was FABULOUS! We are now loyal Kensington converts - you took care of everything, and each day unfolded with new surprises and adventures! They were made aware (by Kensington??) that it was our shared birthday trip (my 60th!) and so each Oberoi really outdid themselves in doing special birthday celebrations! Wow, amazing! Just overwhelming!

  • Pamela L — August 22, 2017 — India & Area

    Everything was great, when we wanted to change something they were very good at doing so. I was more than satisfied. Thanks for a wonderful trip.

  • Bruce Rubin — August 14, 2017 — India & Area

    I loved working with Kenny and all the people at Kensington Tours. I loved how easily everything flowed during our journey. Your people were mostly wonderful with a few who simply showed up. We had a few hotel rooms that were less than perfect but in the case of Varanasi I mentioned my displeasure and the room was immediately changed. Many of the hotels were as luxurious as promised and the service was impeccable. We truly loved our trip and would happily use your services again and recommend them to our friends.

  • Renee Martin — August 14, 2017 — India & Area

    Really great experience! The quality and the individuality of how our tour was designed was perfect! Would definitely like to do another tour with Kensington!

  • Richard B. — July 15, 2016 — India & Area

    Guides and especially drivers were very good, indeed.

  • Alicia H. — June 30, 2016 — India & Area

    Each of my guides was absolutely wonderful, making a whirlwind tour feel well-paced and meaningful as well as providing interesting historical/cultural insights and offering excellent shopping and restaurant recommendations. In particular, Sanjil made sure I got all of the best photo angles of the Taj Mahal. Vivek was an amazing story-teller who went above and beyond to make Udaipur come alive, and Indrajeet was an excellent teacher of India's many religions and cultural traditions. The Oberoi hotels were unbelievable; I have never stayed in more luxurious accommodations or experienced more attentive service! This tour was definitely a once-in-a-lifetime experience!

  • William C. — May 19, 2016 — India & Area

    Mahipal, our driver for 10 days, was absolutely excellent. My wife has had 3 previous neck surgeries, and cannot ride in a bumpy vehicle. Mahipal was careful to make our travel as smooth as humanly possible. Thank you! Sunita Singh was excellent in arranging everything we needed, as well as our driver.

  • Sherri W. — May 18, 2016 — India & Area

    The choice of hotels and the guides selected for each city were very knowledgeable. We especially liked Rotan in Jodhpur, Gowinda in Jaipur, Iqbal in Agra and Mr Satya Gupta in Deli. They were all very patient, humorous, and happened to be willing photographers. They even made restaurant suggestions for local places outside the hotel. Great versatility. Our driver, Mr. Ronnert Singh, navigated those tough Indian roads safely and flawlessly. We've taken a few tours but quite frankly Kensington was one of the best.

  • James H. — May 18, 2016 — India & Area

    The pacing was well thought out. It's about as easy as you will ever do, i think, touring for a month in India. The Oberoi Hotels were uniformly excellent.

  • Diana D. — May 12, 2016 — India & Area

    Just arrived back from a spectacular 13-day visit to Rajasthan, Delhi, Agra and Varanasi. Sunita Singh of Kensington put together a perfect itinerary to give us a taste of Indian sights, sounds, people and culture and the hotel bookings exceeded our expectations. Everywhere we went we were met by the local Kensington representatives, who more than handled any request we came up with. We felt well cared for throughout the trip. The local guides selected by the local Kensington representatives were knowledgeable about their home city and they were very flexible and accommodating in seeking to make the trip special. Since we were driven in a private van from Udaipur to Jodhpur to Jaipur to Agra and back to Delhi, we could not have been in better hands. Our driver was spectacular. The trip was a success and we could not be happier. Thank you Kensington for a very special trip.

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