Classical Treasures and Desert Dreams Tailor-made

India

Classical Treasures and Desert Dreams Tailor-made

This fascinating tour entices guests to discover the heart and soul of Rajasthan. From stunning desert wilderness to fabled cities and endless golden sands invite you to relax and unwind.

Discover the treasures of Rajasthan exploring the stunning city of Udaipur with its tantalising glimpses into the lives of the royal family. Explore the mighty 15 th C. Meherangarh Fort in Jodhpur and find a soothing calm at the quietly beautiful, Jaswant Thada memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II.

For those looking for a true escape from the complexity of daily life this tour is a perfect way to join with nature in the timeless depths of the Great Thar Desert. Here your companion will be the whispering breezes drifting across the vast expanses. Relax in the pristine wilderness at The Clements Retreat in Dera Dune and absorb the healing power of the great desert. The stone huts, constructed like local dhanis are a perfect retreat from the desert sun with all modern facilities.

Walk in the desert, stargaze in the breathtakingly clear night skies, take a camel ride or, at nearby Khichan, between Sept and March, see the awesome spectacle of over 30000 Demoiselle Cranes. For the last 200 years the cranes have been migrating to the village from Mongolia.

Post Tour options include a break on the languid shores of Goa, relaxing on golden sands bounded by turquoise waters. Here peace and tranquillity abound.

Or for those visiting India for the first time can add on an unforgettable visit to the glorious Taj Mahal and Pink city of Jaipur. A perfect start to any holiday in India enveloped by the sheer beauty of the immortal mausoleum and echoes of a love tragically lost!

12 days from £2,650.00 per person
London - Udaipur – Pali – Jodhpur – Jamba – London

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Day 1: To Udaipur

Fly London-Udaipur via Mumbai or Delhi.

(Those visiting India for the first time can add on an unforgettable visit to the glorious Taj Mahal and Pink city of Jaipur. Please contact us for further details).

Day 2: Udaipur

Arrival Udaipur. Transfer to hotel. 2 nights at Hotel The Fatehgarh. B

Day 3: Udaipur

Full day sightseeing in this enthralling city full of history and culture. Walk in the Maid of Honour Gardens, visit the Jagdish Temple and vast sprawling City Palace Complex.

Optional: Boat ride on Lake Pichola. B

Day 4: To Pali

After the drive from Udaipur relax before a fascinating village walk seeing the local temples, school and local artisan shops. The hotel itself is still a family home so explore, with a family member, the gracious rambling building. Overnight at Chanoud Mahal. B, L, D

Day 5: To Jodhpur

Drive from Pali to Jodphur. Remainder of day at leisure. 2 nights at The Rohet House. B

Day 6: Jodhpur

Visit the 15 th C. Meherangarh Fort, soaring skyward and filled with treasures revealing the enthralling lives of the Royal family. Then, on a quieter note visit the Jaswant Thada a serenely beautiful marble memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II. B

Day 7: To Jamba

Today drive deep into the Great Thar desert to Dera Dune and stay at The Clements Retreat. Here guests can find tranquillity and peace surrounded by the desert wilderness. As the sultry dusk turns to night the skies are an astronomer’s delight. The dawn brings the perfection of a new desert day with bold blue skies and whispering sands. 3 nights at Dera Dune, The Clement Retreats. B, L, D

Day 8-10: Jamba

There is so much – or so little to do here – take a desert walk, meet the local tribal people, enjoy a desert drive in a 4x4 or more sedately on camel back! Between September and March witness the awesome sight of over 30000 Demoiselle Cranes at nearby Khichan coming to nest. To unwind, relax by the pool or read on your private patio. B, L, D

Day 11: To Delhi

Fly to Delhi. Stay overnight at Raddison Blue. B

Aircraft in the sky Airbus British Airways

Day 12: To London

Fly back to Delhi and then flight to London.

Those visiting India for the first time can add on an unforgettable visit to the glorious Taj Mahal and Pink city of Jaipur. Post Options are also possible for Goa, please contact us for details. B

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Prices

Price per person
(Double/Twin share)
Single room supplement
£2,650.00 £910.00
Cost includes:
  • International flights in economy class.
  • Accommodation with en-suite facilities.
  • Daily breakfast throughout. Full Board at Pali and Jamba.
  • Services of English speaking guide during sightseeing.
  • Transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Excursions, sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary.
  • Full ATOL Bonding.
Cost does not include:
  • Visa Fee for India.
  • Any optional Excursions.
  • Any expenses of a personal nature.
  • Travel Insurance.

Prices valid from  15th January 2021 to 30 March 2022 (excludes peak dates please contact us for further details.

020 8901 7320