Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Golden Triangle and Udaipur Tour with Oberoi Hotels


Golden Triangle and Udaipur Tour with Oberoi Hotels
5 Nights/6 Days
Itinerary: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Mumbai
Tour Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival in Delhi
A Yatra representative will meet you at a location convenient to you in Delhi and transfer you in an air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel of stay. Check-in at The Oberoi. You are at leisure for the rest of the day to explore at your own pace. Spend the night at your hotel.

Located close to the city centre near business, commercial and shopping districts, The Oberoi overlook’s New Delhi’s prestigious Golf Club on one side and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Humayun’s Tomb on the other. You can choose from a host of spacious and contemporarily designed suites, each appointed with plasma television, DVD player, wireless broadband internet access, electronic safe, direct dial telephone with voicemail, mini bar stocking premium international brands, personalized butler service, and a wonderful panoramic view through the wide bay window. Try out Sushi specialties at ‘Threesixty’ or sample some Mediterranean fare straight out of the wood-fired oven. Conclude your meal with some classical or new world wine at the bar and lounge. If you are in mood for some Italian treats, head to ‘Travertino’. The Oberoi Spa is a contemporary fa├žade with stunning Turkish marble and Oakwood interiors to enhance your mood and stimulate the experience of the treatments. Located by the pool, you can select from a range of rejuvenating treatments by expert therapists.

Day 2: Delhi – Agra
After breakfast at the hotel, set out on a half-day tour of Old Delhi. Take a tour of Raj Ghat and Shanti Van (cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru respectively), Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and the traditional shopping hub of Chandni Chowk.

In the afternoon, you will be driven to Agra about 205 kilometers from Delhi. On arrival, check-in at The Oberoi Amarvilas. Spend the rest of the day at leisure walking down the bustling bazaars of Agra or try out some local cuisine. Overnight at the hotel.

The Oberoi Amarvilas is located about 600 meters from the Taj Mahal, with all rooms, suites, lobby, bar and lounge offering a breathtaking view of the monument. Built in a style inspired by Moorish and Mughal architecture, the resort is an inspiring display of terraced lawns, fountains, sparking pools and pavilions with rich interiors that take you back to the bygone era. You can choose from a host of spacious and contemporarily designed suites, each appointed with plasma television, DVD player, wireless broadband internet access, electronic safe, direct dial telephone with voicemail, mini bar stocking premium international brands, personalized butler service, and a wonderful views of the Taj out your window. The two in-site restaurants offer a fine range of international and authentic Indian cuisine. Enjoy a quiet drink at the bar terrace, whilst gazing at the Taj Mahal. To the mystical, romantic image of the Taj Mahal visible outside, trained Thai therapists rejuvenate your body and soul with holistic treatments based on Ayurveda, ancient Thai and Western techniques.

Day 3: Agra – Jaipur
After breakfast, set out on a half-day city tour of Agra. Visit the world-famous Taj Mahal built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in 1630 to enshrine the mortal remains of his Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Later, visit Agra Fort and find out from your guide about its fascinating history, see its different apartments and prison cells, and appreciate the magnificent architecture.

In the afternoon, leave for Jaipur visiting Fatehpur Sikri en route. Fatehpur Sikri was built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Panch Mahal and other palaces. You will travel about 232 kilometers from Agra. On arrival in Jaipur, check-in at The Oberoi Rajvilas for your overnight stay. You are at leisure for the rest of the day to do some sightseeing on your own.

Spread out over 32 acres of landscaped gardens and pools, The Oberoi Rajvilas is a lovely property housing a fine-dining restaurant, outdoor dining venue, a library bar, jogging track, outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, pitch-and-putt golf, spa, health club, poolside bar, sauna and steam bath among others. The rooms are all luxurious and royally furnished, and outfitted with amenities such as air-conditioner, marble baths, satellite television, bathrobes, coffeemaker, hairdryer, fresh flowers and fruits, internet connectivity, mini bars, toiletries, laser disc and CD players and all modern comforts.

Day 4: In Jaipur
After a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel, do a full-day sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Tour the Amber Fort - the capital of the state till 1728. Visit Jagmandir or the Hall of Victory that glitters with a thousand mirrors, Jal Mahal and Temples of Kali. Enjoy an elephant ride on your ascent to Amber Fort and capture incredible panoramic views of the city.

In the afternoon, visit the Maharaja’s City Palace and Jantar Mantar, drive past Hawa Mahal or The Palace of Winds and past the rose-pink residential and business quarters of Jaipur. After a day of sightseeing and discovering the different colors of Jaipur, return to your hotel and spend the night.

Day 5: Jaipur – Udaipur (by flight)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for a flight to Udaipur. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by a Yatra representative who will facilitate your transfer and check-in at The Oberoi Udaivilas.

In the afternoon, set out on a half-day sightseeing tour of Udaipur city which includes visits to the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, a drive around Fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki Bari (Queen's resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (folk art museum) among others.

In the evening, enjoy a scenic boat cruise on Pichola Lake, surrounded by splendid hills, palaces, and temples. You will have plenty of photographic opportunities today. After a memorable day of sightseeing, return to your hotel and spend the night.

Adjoining the banks of Lake Pichola and standing witness to the historic City Palace, The Oberoi Udaivilas brings alive the romance and magnificence of the royal era. With palatial architecture, a beautiful spa, lavish rooms featuring all modern comforts, and fine dining restaurants serving international and authentic flavors of Rajasthan, your stay at Udaivilas will be relaxing and rejuvenating.

Day 6: Udaipur – Mumbai (by flight)
ATuck into a hearty breakfast and spend the morning at leisure. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to Udaipur Airport for a flight to Mumbai. A Yatra representative will meet you on your arrival in Mumbai and facilitate your transfer to the city (There is no accommodation envisaged for this day). In the afternoon, you will be taken on a half-day sightseeing tour of Mumbai. Visit the Gateway of India, the Prince of Wales Museum and Jehangir Art Gallery. Drive past the Flora Fountain, the ever bustling Crawford Market and along the plush Marine Drive. And finally to the ‘Dhobi Ghats’ where you will see almost two hundred ‘dhobis’ (washer men) and their families busy with their daily chores. In time you will be dropped at the international airport or any place in Mumbai convenient to you for your onward journey.

Note:
- Standard check-in/check-out times at all hotels will be 12 noon.
- The duration and specifications of the package can be modified as per requirement.

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