Trip to Madhya Pradesh & Rajasthan from Jan 18th to Feb 04th 2014
Jan 17th – One night stay at hotel The Monor, 77 Friends Colony (West), New Delhi 110065. Tel: +91-11-4323 5151, 4323 5100, 2692 7510
Jan 18th -This morning, cab service for Delhi tour and transfer at station are not part of the package, it can be arrange by the hotel travel desk. Train depa
rt 14.05 hrs from New Delhi station to Gwalier, you must be at station 01 hour before to departure time.)
Jan 18th - 18.50 Hrs. upon arrival at Gwalier station, our driver will meet at arrival lounge having your name on placard for Transfer to Hotel Usha Kiran Palace for two nights.
(Get welcomed in true Gwalior tradition. Enter at this 120-year-old Usha Kiran palace, which has played host to the King of England and is now a heritage hotel.)
Add: Jayendraganj Lashkar,Gwalior, Tel.: 91 751 2444 000
Jan 19th – After b/f leave for Gwalier City tour to visit the massive Gwalior Fort, popularly called "the Gibraltar of India", overlooks the city. This fort's architecture is unique. It displays a Chinese influence on Indian architecture, as Chinese dragons have been crafted at the hilt of the pil
lars. This influence was due to trade between China and India at the time of the fort's construction. Teli kā Mandir:The Telikā Mandir is the loftiest temple among all the buildings in Gwalior Fort with a height of about 30m. And Jain rock-cut sculptures: A striking part of the Jain remains at Gwalior is a series of caves or rock-
cut sculptures, excavated in the rock on all sides, and numbering nearly a hundred, great and small. Night
Jan 20th - 09.00 A.M, leave for Orchha Vai Datia (05 Hrs drive), Datia, The old town is surrounded by a stone wall, enclosing beautiful palaces and gardens; the 17th-century palace of Bir Sing
h Deo is one of the finest examples of Hindu domestic architecture available in north India The town is a market center for food grains and cotton products. Hand-loom weaving is an important industry. Datia has several important landmarks and is famed for the seven-storied palace built by Raja Beer Singh Deo in 1614. Upon arrival at Orchha check in at Hotel Amar Mahal for two nights stay. Ph: 07680-252102, 252202
Jan 21st - After b/f walking trip to Village Orchha, The village is small enough that you can walk just about anywhere, The fort complex is a great place to visit; hit this first to obtain an all-day ticket good for all the sights in Orchha. Divided into 3 parts, it consists of Raj Mahal, Jehangir Mahal and Rai Parveen Mahal. And after proceed to Ram Raja temple (closed during the afternoon): This is the center around which the life of Orchha revolves. The presiding Deity here is Lord Ram. The idols were meant to be installed in the magnificent Chaturbhuj temple, but when the idols, once kept on the ground (where they are today), refused to move. So a makeshift temple was built around it and is known as Ram Raja temple. Night
Jan 22nd - After b/f drive to Kota (340 k.m) upon arrival check in at Hotel Palkiya Haveli for two nights stay. (Palkiya Haveli is the house of the 'Rathores' of Palkiya. Built in traditional Rajput style by Th. Deo singh ji, the haveli has beautiful carved balconies, attractive courtyards, open terraces, lovely gardens and comfortable rooms with old design fabrics and antique furniture.) Add: Mokha-Para,Near Suraj Pole,0744- 2387497, (M) 098297 47316
Jan 23rd – After b/f leave for half day city tour to visit City Palace museum (1625) Situated in the old palace, the museum has a collection of Rajput miniature paintings of the Kota school, sculptures, frescoes and armoury and after proceed to visit Umed Bhawan Palace (1904), was built for the Maharao Umaid Singh II and designed by Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob in collaboration with Indian Designers. P.M- at Leisure OR return trip to Bundi (01h drive one way)
Jan 24th - After b/f leave for Ranthambore (3h) upon arrival check in at Sherbagh Tented camp for 2 nights stay accommodations Include b/f, lunch & Dinner.
Jan 25th- 07.00 A.M leave for Jeep safari. Informataion about palace to pik up, you will get upon arrival at Hotel.
Jan 26th- leave for Jaipur (4h) upon arrival check in at Hotel Alsisar Haveli for three nights stay. Add: Sansar Chandra Rd. 0141-2368290
Jan 27th- After b/f leave for full day city tour to visit Amber fort, City Palace Museum, Janter-Manter, Palace of wind and local market.
Jan 28th- Day at Leisure OR optional half day trip to Samode Palace (1h)
Jan 29th- After b/f leave for Shahpura (5h) upon arrival check in at Shahpura Bagh for two nights stay.
(One of the predominant luxury hotels of Rajasthan, Shahpura bagh is a place where you can rest, refresh, and revive yourself.)
Add: Shahpura, District Bhilwara, 099822 26606, Tel/Fax: 014842 22077
Jan 30th – After b/f leave for village tour specially arranged by the hotel, more detail about and timing to leave, you will get upon arrival at Shahpura bagh.
Jan 31st- After b/f leave for Bijaynager (2h) upon arrival transfer at Bijayniwas Palace for One night stay, it’s a charming and romantic boutique hotel hidden amidst vast private farmlands and orchard.)
Add: Model Farm, Bijaynagar - 305624, (District Ajmer), 09414004042,
P.M- Bullock (ox) cart safari to a village to experience true unspoilt rural life and activities.
Feb 01st- after b/f leave for Udaipur via Chittaugarh fort (4h) upon arrival Udaipur transfer at Hotel Kankarwa Haveli for four nights stay.
Feb 02nd- Half day tour to visit City Palace museum, Jagdish Temple, drive through Lake Fateh Sagar and Saheliyon- Ki- Bari
Feb 3rd & 04th- Days are at leisure OR optional tour to Ranakpur Jain temple (2h one way), Sajjangarh Palace, Dungarpur Papalce etc…
Feb 05th – Transfer to Udaipur airport according to your flight departure time to Delhi/ Mumbai.