This exotic tour of Rajasthan transports you to the regal era of Maharajas, opulent palaces, majestic forts and a kaleidoscope of colours set in the expansive Thar Desert.
Rajasthan, the land of forts, palaces & kings.
Designed for you to experience the kaleidoscope of culture, tradition, arts, music, food and lifestyle of the most dramatic and colourful part of India.
Palaces & Forts
Glamping in the Desert
Open-air Art Gallery
Arts & Crafts
Rajasthan has lots to offer for a discerning tourist. So, we have hand-picked a few activities. However, after our initial consultation with you, we will incorporate your specific interests within the whole group tour framework.
Folk Music & Dance
Private Home Visits
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Something for everyone
Whether you are a first-timer or experienced traveller, our tours meet the expectations, needs and interests of each individual on the tour. Our guests continuously tell us that it surpasses all their expectations.
While our travels are experience rich, we ensure it is well-paced, so you have time to rest, relax, reflect and be energised for even more. We ensure that in most instances, we stay at least 2 to 3 nights in each destination.
Boutique accommodation, handpicked by us, for you to rest and rejuvenate in beautiful settings such as palaces, homestay, mansions, farm stay, business hotels and glamping is part of the travel experience we curate for you.
Travel in comfort
We provide airport to airport service, for your comfort and safety. Your private vehicle and the English speaking driver will accompany you throughout the journey. Check out the feedback we have received from our guests.
Spirit of Rajasthan
2020 – 2nd to 19th Nov
Personally Escorted by Joji Jacob
Group discounts available. Contact us for details.
Our tour, ‘Spirit of Rajasthan’ has been designed for you to experience the kaleidoscope of culture, tradition, arts, music, food and lifestyle of the most dramatic and colourful part of India.
The ‘Golden Triangle’ is merely the starting point for this exotic adventure. Throughout the tour, we take you off the beaten track to little known places where the architecture of great beauty and engineering feat present themselves, villages of artisans (pottery, weaving, block printing, silver jewellery making etc.) enthral you and the sand dunes of Rajasthan embraces you.
The adventure starts from the architectural gem of India – Delhi. The city of Agra beckons us so you can feast your eyes on an exquisite wonder of the world, Taj Mahal. We then spirit you away to exotic, vibrant and majestic Rajasthan. Travelling together in a small group (maximum of 10 guests) , we will have our own private air-conditioned vehicle with our own driver at our beck and call for the whole tour.
We will stay in boutique accommodation, handpicked by us, for you to rest and rejuvenate in beautiful settings such as palaces, home stay, farm stay and even a desert camp! The breathtaking landscapes, enchanting folk music, mouth-watering cuisine, majestic architecture, ornate crafts and the warm and welcoming hosts will enchant you.
Come join us and experience exotic Rajasthan – the land of Rajputs!
Day 1, 2 & 3 – Delhi
We will receive you at the Delhi International airport and take you to the hotel. Delhi is the architectural gem of India, and we will explore the old city on a cycle rickshaw to take it all in. Historically a Mughlai stronghold, we will not miss their delicious cuisine.
Day 4 – Agra
Now what you have acclimatised, we will roll on over to Agra – the home of the exquisite Taj Mahal. Those who would like to can attend a Bollywood style show enacting the story of Shah Jahan & Mumtaz to give a rich background to the Taj Mahal or just relax in the pool and sip a refreshing drink or two.
Day 5, 6 & 7 – Jaipur
After a very early morning visit of the Taj Mahal, we will make our way to Jaipur – The Pink City of India. We will stop at several unique places of interest along the way. Rajasthan has more to offer than just amazing forts and palaces, so we will explore rural Rajasthan, where artisans bring art and music to life.
Day 8, 9 & 10 – Bikaner
Bikaner retains the medieval grandeur of the past. Dotted with scores of sand dunes, it sure is something different. Beautiful havelies line the streets for all to enjoy the intricate and ornate handwork. We will venture out further to explore leather craft, tie & die, hand spinning, embroidery and weaving. Sweets and snacks of Bikaner are mouth-watering.
Day 11 & 12 – Jaisalmer
Stayed in a desert camp before? You will here! You will also get to experience a camel safari through the desert villages. Meet the villagers, the local craftsmen and enjoy folk singing and folk dance.
Day 13 & 14 – Jodhpur
Enthralled by the beautiful forts and temple architecture, we will also get to enjoy visiting a village where people, animals, plants and trees live in harmony since the 15th century.
Day 15, 16 & 17 – Udaipur
We will spend our final two days in Rajasthan in an organic farm near the Aravali hills. Kick back and relax in the sun or go for a ride!
Day 18 – Udaipur
After a leisurely start, we will drive to Udaipur domestic airport to board our flight to Delhi.
The guests who are booked on our ‘Essence of Kerala & Tamil Nadu’ tour will join us on the trip down south!
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy
Package Price for 18 days: NZ$7685 (US$5210)
Group Discount: Up to NZ$400 One person on twin share
Single Supplement: NZ$2950 Per Person (US$2000)
Package cost includes:
- Land transport in private air-conditioned van
- All breakfasts, 2 lunch & 1 dinner
- All entrance & guide fees… and more
- Contact us for the whole list of inclusions & exclusions
Get NZ$400 Off
Group organiser can avail up to NZ$400 discount on their package price.