Rajasthan with Ananda Spa
Destination : Mumbai - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi - Dehradun - Ananda - Dehradun - Delhi
Day 01 Arrive Mumbai
Upon arrival our representative will receive you and escort you to your designated hotel J.W. Marriot.. Our representative will assist you with the check-in formalities and inform you of your next day's program.
Day 02 Mumbai
Mumbai is the largest city with approx. 17 million population. As you drive from your hotel to the jetty point at the Gateway of India you will get a glimpse of the expanse of the city. The Elephanta Caves are located on other side of the bay and can only be reached by a steamer or boat, which run on specific timings and tide in the Ocean. You will be having an escorted tour of these beautiful caves dedicated to Hindu Mythological Gods. Return back to your hotel and have time to visit the Spa at the Hotel run by Quan Spa. Spa Info - Quan Spa is a world away from the relentless whirl of bustling Mumbai, as it welcomes guests to a hushed ambience inspired by Chakra décor and the hypnotic sound of water. Water is at the heart of the Quan spa immersion, a rejuvenating journey that offers Vichy showers, baths, and treatments using Thalgo products created with ingredients from the sea. The healing properties of water, combined with Ayurvedic and other Indian life-enhancing therapies, define the breathtaking experience at Quan Spa Mumbai. * Elephanta caves remains closed on Mondays
Day 03 Mumbai - Udaipur (By Flight)
Our representative will escort you to the airport and assist you with the check-in for your flight to Udaipur.Upon arrival you will be received and escorted to your hotel The Oberoi Udai Vilas. In the evening enjoy a relaxed boat cruise on Lake Pichola for an hour and visit the Jag Mandir Palace.
Day 04 Udaipur
Maharana Udai Singh founded the city in the 16th cent. & like most other cities in Rajasthan has been named after it's founder only. It is very interesting to walk through the Old City and enjoy the small shops selling handicrafts or other items for the local population. Important sites to be visited are the City Palace, the Jagdish Temple, Folk Art Museum & the Sahelion ki Bari (Maidens Garden). Rest of the day is at leisure to use the Spa which is managed by Banyan Tree Spas. Spa Info - The luxurious spa with its own swimming pool overlooks the lake and is a haven of serenity. Trained therapists pamper body and soul with rejuvenating treatments. The Oberoi Spa is where you can treat your body to luxurious rejuvenation and relaxation on a truly royal scale. In the serenely appointed spa suites, spectacular views of Lake Pichola and the City Palace inspire the spirit whilst your body is revitalised by the healing hands of our highly trained Banyan Tree therapists.
Day 05 Udaipur - Jodhpur (By Surface 280 Kms / 6 hrs )
After breakfast you will be escorted to the airport to connect your flight to Jodhpur. Our representative will assist you check-in at your hotel The Umaid Bahwan Palace. Jodhpur is the gateway to the Thar Desert and Rao Jodha founded this city in the 15th cent. The City has many specialties such as the red sand stone buildings; the Merangarh Fort & the Umaid Bhawan Palace are so imposing and placed in such strategic positions that they are visible from every corner of the city and from far distance. Rest of the day is free to enjoy the Palace Gardens, Museum and the Jiva Spa. Spa Info - The soothing and tranquil ambiance of the Spa leaves the guest relaxed, refreshed and rejenuvated. The Indian aroma oils are used to enhance the experience of the guest from the moment they walk into the Jiva Grande Spa. The temperature-controlled indoor swimming pool known as Zodiac adds value to the Spa experience. The facilities also include Tennis and marble Squash courts for the use of royal guests.
Day 06 Jodhpur
Today you have the opportunity to visit one of the most imposing Forts of Rajasthan the Mehrangarh Fort situated on a 37m high sandstone hill built by Rao Jodha in 1459. The display in the Fort Museum is one of the best and is most professionally managed. Rest of the day is free for Spa Activities at the Jiva Spa.
Day 07 Jodhpur - Jaipur
After breakfast drive to the airport where you will be assisted at check-in and fly to Jaipur. Jaipur is well known as the Pick City and Pink color has come from the Terracotta color that was used to paint the city to welcome the Prince Albert in 1853. Maharaja Jai Singh II founded the city in 18th century and it t is a planned city built on the principles of "Vastu Shastra" ancient Hindu building rules. You will be escorted to your hotel The Oberoi Raj Vilas. In the afternoon you will be taken out on a short tour of the Old City where you will visit the City Palace Museum & the Stone Observatory. Rest of the evening is free for shopping or a walk in the Old City area. Overnight in the Hotel
Day 08 Jaipur
The Old Capital, Amber Fort the seat of the Maharajas of Jaipur before the city of Jaipur was founded is situated in the north and today morning you will visit this medieval Fort, which has been restored to its old glory. After breakfast, half-day excursion trip takes you to Amber Fort with Elephant or Jeep ride is envisaged for the morning. Rest of the day is to enjoy the Oberoi Spas. Spa Info - Oberoi Spas provide a serene and truly unforgettable experience of pure pampering and relaxation in exquisitely beautiful surroundings, using holistic therapies and massages, which combine the very best of Eastern and Western practices. Expert in the use of Ayurvedic, Aromatherapy and traditional Western techniques, teams of highly skilled and trained therapists are chosen from the Spa Academy, Phuket. Oberoi Spa recipes feature only the finest natural ingredients, often local to the resort and the Oberoi Group are committed to remaining true to the Asian tradition of respect for the environment. Overnight in the Hotel.
Day 09 Jaipur - Agra
Today you will leave by road for the city of the Taj, Agra. You will drive into the Gangetic plains, where you will notice that the vegetation, the clothing of the people, the language used has all changed and you are in a different State. Enroute visit a beautiful and deserted medieval city Fatehpur Sikri built by Akbar the Great in the 16th century. It is believed that Akbar abandoned this beautiful red sand stone city due to lack of water. You will drive straight to your hotel The Oberoi Amar Vilas. Later in the late afternoon there is a possibility to visit the Red Fort. Rest of the evening at leisure and to enjoy the Oberoi Spas. Spa info - Oberoi Spas provide a serene and truly unforgettable experience of pure pampering and relaxation in exquisitely beautiful surroundings, using holistic therapies and massages, which combine the very best of Eastern and Western practices. Expert in the use of Ayurvedic, Aromatherapy and traditional Western techniques, teams of highly skilled and trained therapists are chosen from the Spa Academy, Phuket. Oberoi Spa recipes feature only the finest natural ingredients, often local to the resort and the Oberoi Group are committed to remaining true to the Asian tradition of respect for the environment. Overnight in the Hotel. * Taj Mahal is closed on Friday
Day 10 Agra - Delhi (By Surface 203 Kms / 4 hrs )
The Taj Mahal is beautiful at any time of the day but the best time & way to visit the Taj Mahal is to view it first and then go and immerse into the beauty of this magnificent architectural wonder of the World. You would have seen the Taj from three different angles from far and now you have the opportunity to see at Sunrise. Later in the afternoon drive to Delhi. Your selected hotel is the Imperial Delhi.
Day 11 Delhi - Dehradun - Ananda
Today you will have an relaxed morning and after breakfast you will be escorted to the airport to connect flight to Dheradun from you will be driven up into the hills to Narendra Nagar where the Palace of the erstwhile rulers has been converted into one of the first Spa Hotels of the country. Day is free for Spa Activities. Spa Info - The 24,000 square foot spa offers an extensive menu of over 79 body and beauty treatments, integrating the traditional Indian systems of Ayurveda with the more contemporary Western spa approach. The spa experience strives to achieve the ultimate harmony between the physical and the mental realms of the individual. Ayurveda at the Hotel. At Ananda, Ayurveda forms an intrinsic part of the wellness regime for the guests. From massages and specialized diet programme to fulfill personal goals to the more rigorous transformations in lifestyle, the Ayurveda experience has been designed keeping in mind the individual's desire to heal, cleanse, relax and revitalize.
Day 12 Ananda
Day is free for Spa activities Overnight in the hotel.
Day 13 Ananda
Day is free for Spa activities Overnight in the hotel.
Day 14 Ananda - Dehradun - Delhi
After breakfast drive back to Dehradun to connect flight to Delhi. Upon arrival you will be received & escorted to you hotel The Imperial Delhi. The rest of the afternoon is free to relax and get ready for your flight back home.
Day 15 Delhi - Fly out
Departure transfer will be provided by our representative to connect flight back home.