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Nine nights heritage accommodation, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, services of a private car and driver, local English-speaking guides.
An authentic experience of the rich history and culture of Rajasthan, this special itinerary features unique and fascinating places to stay – from royal homes and estates to cliff-top forts.
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Stay in some of India’s most acclaimed royal heritage homestays, hosted by their ancestral owners
Authentic cultural experiences off the crowded tourist trail
Enjoy touring only accessible to guests of these special accommodations
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This morning depart Jaipur by road for Shahpura. On arrival, check-in to the beautiful Shahpura Bagh, with its leafy grounds, lake and elegant accommodation. Each of the suites is individually designed with its own special features. Relax around the pool or explore the estate. (D)
Spend the day around Shahpura, where activities include a visit to the family’s ancestral fort, local village visits or a jeep ride to the family’s farm. (B)(L)(D)
Depart Shahpura after breakfast. Stop at Bundi, one of Rajasthan’s most attractive old towns. The Bundi Fort hugs the steep hillside above the town offering view below to a colourful maze of market streets. Continue to the spectacular Bhainsrorgarh Fort. Perched high on cliffs above the mighty Chambal River, this is one of the most dramatic heritage accommodations in India. Settle into your ornate room and take in sunset from the gardens or terraces. (B)(L)(D)
Spend the day enjoying your special surroundings at Bhainsrorgarh. You may choose to take a boat ride on the Chambal River and keep watch for waterbirds and the big Marsh Mugger crocodiles. (B)(L)(D)
After breakfast, depart for Deogarh, a charming and typical Rajasthani town. Your home will be the beautiful Dev Shree, overlooking Ragho Sagar Lake. The home is elegantly designed, with beautiful fabrics and furnishings a feature of the rooms. Take an artisans walk in the afternoon. (B)(D)
Enjoy a leisurely morning in the beautiful grounds of Dev Shree before continuing by road to Chanoud. Settle into this beautiful centuries-old mansion, take tea with your royal hosts and in the evening enjoy drinks by the fire before a sumptuous dinner. (B)(D)
This morning take a walk around the charming town of Chanoud. Well off the tourist trail, you will be greeted with warmth and curiosity as your hosts escort you around town. In the afternoon, take a jeep drive into the countryside, perhaps meeting local shepherds who herd their goats in the area and enjoy sunset from a lake bed. (B)(L)(D)
Continue by road this morning, stopping at the spectacular Jain temple of Ranakpur with its ornately-carved white marble interiors. Continue through the Aravalli Hills to Devigarh. This spectacular 300-year old palace has been lovingly restored, with surprisingly contemporary interiors and spectacular views of the surroundings. (B)
Enjoy a day at leisure to relax by the pool or at the spa or simply take in the grandeur of the location and this grand fort-palace. (B)
After breakfast, depart by road for nearby Udaipur, where your journey ends. (B)
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