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Essence of India: From the Taj Mahal to Jaipur by Private Jet

Duration
10 days / 9 nights
Price Per Person
From $31,200
Destinations
India
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Board your private jet for an unforgettable journey through India, traveling from New Delhi to Agra, Ranthambhore, Alwar and finishing in Jaipur. You will shop in crowded bazaars, learn about Eastern religions, catch glimpses of rare species, and explore ghost towns on this exciting 10-day itinerary through some of India’s most popular and memorable destinations. At night, sleep like a Maharaja in the country’s finest hotels and dine on fresh, hot, and delicious regional specialties by day.  

Why travel by private jet?

Skip the customs lines, the security checks, the delays, and the waiting around when you fly by private jet. Travel worry-free as there’s no chance your luggage will be lost, your flight overbooked, or your seats given away. When traveling to multiple destinations, it can often feel as though you spend your entire time in transit - eliminate this when taking a private jet. Instead of sitting in a terminal, spend all your time immersed in the colorful sights and sounds of incredible India. 

This itinerary is an example. It’s designed to inspire you and provide you with thoughtfully curated ideas. You can choose to do this exact itinerary or completely personalize it. All trips are 100% bespoke.

Highlights

  • Tiger Safari: Search for the elusive Bengal Tiger in its natural environment at Ranthambhore National Park.
  • World Wonder: Witness a magnificent sunrise at one of the awe-inspiring wonders of the world - the Taj Mahal - and learn the romantic story behind its creation.
  • Jaipur Bazaars: The bazaars in the Pink City are among the most famous in the country for their dearth of variety and quality. Some of the best textiles in India are found here.

Day-by-Day

Day 1

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New Delhi »

New Delhi is the capital of India and one of the oldest continually-inhabited cities in the world, making it a must-see and the first stop on your journey through the subcontinent. The metropolis that includes New Delhi is pulsing with a population of over 20 million people. Check out the inside scene of contemporary art on an exclusive tour through the Vadehra Art Gallery, Gallery Espace, Anant Art Gallery and Delhi Art Gallery. There are also beautiful textiles if you’re interested in seeing some of the world’s finest shawls, scarves, and carpets. 

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Day 2

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New Delhi »

In the morning visit Old Delhi visiting Jama Masjid & Khari Baoli followed by a tea tasting session at Aap Ki Pasand. The take a rickshaw ride in the narrow lanes of Chandani Chowk. In the afternoon visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib to witness and participate in the bread making process. Later explore New Delhi, drive past presidential palace, parliament house, India gate & government buildings followed by a visit to Gurudwara Bangla Sahib & Humayun’s tomb. 

New Delhi

Day 3

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Agra »

Board your private jet for a flight to Agra, the former capital of India’s Mughal Dynasty. This is home to one of the most iconic architectural masterpieces in the world-- the stunning Taj Mahal. First, see Agra Fort, a stupendous red structure. Then, at sunset, see the wonderous Taj Mahal with your own eyes as you tour the complex, which was constructed in the 17th century. Constructed of white marble in memory of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan’s favorite wife, the construction nearly bankrupted the empire and took 20,000 workers to erect.  Sleep in luxury tonight at the Oberoi Amarvilas. The white exterior hotel is built in a style reminiscent of the Taj Mahal and all rooms feature balconies with views of the Taj Mahal in the distance.

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Day 4

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Ranthambhore »

Board your a private helicopter and head into the epicenter of India’s natural beauty-- Ranthambhore National Wildlife Park. This is one of the last places in existence to see the Bengal Tiger in its natural environment. The park is composed of dry savannas, emerald lakes, small patches of forest, and the peaks of the picturesque Aravalli and Vindhya Hills. Sleep easy at either the Aman-i-Khas or Oberoi Vanyavilas.

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Ranthambhore

Day 5

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Ranthambhore »

Spend the day exploring the park in search of the famous Bengal Tiger. The park is also famous for its wide variety of bird species. Grab a pair of binoculars and enjoy a birdwatching tour. A jeep excursion is an ideal way to explore the grounds of the national park. Your naturalist guide will help you increase your chances of spotting tigers and other wildlife, which could include leopards and hyenas. Return to the hotel to rest up after an active day.

Day 6

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Alwar »

Fly by helicopter into Alwar, the former capital of the Alwar princely state during the British Raj. Enjoy Alwar’s natural beauty; the city sits in a lush valley and is surrounded by the Aravalli Hills. Mansarover Lake is a beautiful location for a Kashmiri-built boat cruise. If you happen to be traveling from October to February, the birdwatching is especially fantastic. Stay at the Amanbagh for the duration of your stay.

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Alwar

Day 7

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Alwar »

Enjoy a morning visit to Somsagar Lake, followed by Bhangarh ghost town.  This abandoned fort town, purportedly the most haunted site in India, houses well-preserved palaces, towers, temples and havelis. Folklore claims the city is cursed after a magician tried to unsuccessfully capture the heart of its beautiful queen during the 17th century. In the afternoon, go on a cowdust tour to the local villages. Return to Amanbagh to relax for the evening.

Day 8

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Jaipur »

Board your private jet once again and make your way to Jaipur, famously coined as the “Pink City” for the color of its most elegant buildings. Home to a population of 3.6 million people, this ancient city is a highlight for many. The city’s customs and culture have withstood the test of time and life is lived much the same to how it has been for centuries. Learn about the city’s diverse and fascinating culture and history. 

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Jaipur

Day 9

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Jaipur »

Take a shopping tour of Jaipur’s unique boutiques and workshops. The city is known for having the finest of silks, fabrics, gems, and Alwari suits - a baggy unisex outfit. Visit the 18th-century observatory, the Jantar Mantar, and learn about the history of astrology within India. Peruse the City Palace and stop in the City Palace Museum to explore the ornate architecture and elaborate interior. Also visit the iconic Hawa Mahal, also known as the Palace of the Winds.

Day 10

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Departure

It’s time to say goodbye to the beautiful country you have been able to explore so extensively. After ten days and five different cities, you’ve successfully navigated through a large portion of India’s culture and history. Stock up on any last minute souvenirs at one of Jaipur’s bazaars and prepare for your onward journey.

Terms & Conditions

Price is based on double or twin hotel room occupancy and includes accommodation, transfers, car/driver, English-speaking guide, activities and entrance fees, breakfasts and some casual lunches while touring. Flights and optional special activities will be quoted separately. Most personal expenses, including dinners, alcoholic beverages, spa treatments and gratuities can be paid on the spot while traveling. Prices may vary depending on season, choice of accommodation and other factors.

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