Arrive Mumbai. Mumbai, India’s commercial capital and a city of over 15 million inhabitants, is where your India luxury tour package begins. Met on arrival and transfer to The Oberoi. Located in the heart of Mumbai’s business district, this elegant luxury hotel overlooking the Arabian Sea offers impeccable service, understated luxury and excellent facilities, including an exclusive spa and fitness center. Recently refurbished and upgraded, the Oberoi Mumbai, is the preferred hotel choice of discerning tourists and business travelers and the perfect gateway to India, and one of the finest in the list of India’s luxury hotels.
Breakfast at the hotel. Half day city tour of Mumbai visiting Hanging Gardens – The Hanging Gardens or Ferozshah Mehta Gardens were laid in 1881 on top of a reservoir on Malabar Hill. The garden provides a spectacular view of the city. Mani Bhavan (Gandhi Memorial) – Mahatma Gandhi’s residence in Bombay between 1917-34 has been converted into a museum, which displays pictures and books related to his life. India in Style with Ranthambhore.
Transfer to airport in time to connect flight 9W-2071 for Udaipur at 0525 hrs. Arrive Udaipur at 0645 hrs. Met on arrival in Udaipur and transfer to the Oberoi Udai Vilas The latest in the line of luxury hotels from the Oberoi Group, the Udai Vilas is a truly outstanding hotel overlooking the picturesque Lake Pichola and the City Palace. Udaivilâs has been conceived as a splendid palace, wonderfully recreating the romance of the past, representing the continuity of the grand traditions of Mewar and yet completely in keeping with the 21st century. The luxury hotel is spread over an expanse of 30 acres, and its carefully planned and executed design has evolved as a seamless assimilation of spaces resembling the old palaces.
Breakfast at the hotel. Half day city tour of Udaipur visiting City Palace – The imposing City Palace, towering over the lake, is the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. The main part of the palace is now preserved as a museum with a large and varied collection of glass, porcelain figures and miniature paintings.
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Jaipur, the next stop of your luxury holiday in India. On arrival in Jaipur check in at the Oberoi Raj Vilas. Hotel Raj Vilas — set amidst 32 acres of lush gardens, orchards, decorative pools and fountains, the Oberoi Raj Vilas, the first of the Oberoi luxury hotels, which set new standards in the Indian hospitality industry, provides a heaven for the senses. Exemplary service comes together with harmoniously appointed interiors to give you a taste of the gracious lifestyle of legendary Rajput princes.
Breakfast at the hotel The Amber Fort – at Amber (11 Kms out of Jaipur on the road to Delhi) is an example of Rajput architecture and was commenced in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, a commander in Emperor Akbar’s army and a member of his inner circle of nine courtiers. The Fort as we see it today was completed in 1792 and over looks Maotha Lake. The climb to the fort is on gaily-bedecked Elephants The City Palace & Museum – In the heart of the Jaipur, the City Palace is an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthan and Mughal architecture.
Day 7 : Drive Jaipur – Ranthambore (195 kms/3 ½ hrs)
Breakfast at the hotel Drive to Ranthambore. On arrival in Ranthambore check in at the Oberoi Vanya Vilas. The Oberoi Vanya Vilas in Ranthambore is India’s first luxury jungle camp and it is situated adjacent to the famous tiger sanctuary of Ranthambore. Accommodation is in 25 luxury air-conditioned tents, which are located to ensure maximum privacy. In true Oberoi Vilas style, each tent has a large well-appointed marble bathroom with freestanding, bathtub, separate shower stall and double vanity.
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Agra, the next stop of your luxury holiday in India. En-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri — The deserted capital of Emperor Akbar approximately 35 kms outside Agra. Built in the 16th century, this city was abandoned 12 years later due to a scarcity of water. The entire city of Red sand stone (sand stone palaces and temples) is virtually intact and a site worth seeing is the 54 m high main entrance — The Buland Darwaza, The gate of victory constructed to commemorate Akbar’s victory in Gujarat India in Style with Ranthambhore. On arrival in Agra check in at the Oberoi Amar Vilas.
Breakfast at the hotel. Half day sightseeing tour of Agra visiting Agra Fort – is located about 2.5kms northwest of the Taj Mahal and is a crescent shaped walled city, surrounded by a moat and facing out over the Yamuna River. The perimeter wall measures about 2.4kms and is built of red sandstone – the Fort is also known as Lal Qila, the Red Fort. Construction commenced in 1565 under the Emperor Akbar but it was his grandson, Shah Jahan, who added more palatial accommodations. At the end of his life, Shah Jahan was imprisoned in the fort by his son Aurangzeb, a punishment which might not seem so harsh, considering the palace luxury. It is rumored that Shah Jahan died in Muasamman Burj, a tower with a marble balcony that offers an excellent view of the Taj Mahal.
(220 kms/04 hrs) Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Delhi, the last stop of your luxury holiday in India. On arrival in Delhi check in at The Oberoi. The Oberoi, New Delhi reflects the city’s spirit in a harmonious blend of tradition and contemporary sophistication. Located close to the city center near business, commercial and shopping districts, the luxury hotel overlooks Delhi’s prestigious Golf Club on one side and the heritage site of Humayun’s Tomb on the other. Exquisite interiors, impeccable service and fine cuisine combine to make this the Capital’s most graceful and elegant hotel. The award winning hotel is ideal for business travel or holidays to explore the cultural wonders of Delhi.
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day city tour of Old and New Delhi visiting India Gate – This 42m high, free standing arch was built in 1931. and was originally called All India War Memorial in the memory of the 90,000 soldiers of the Indian Army who died in World WarI.