The Princesses Trails – The Indian Journey

13 Days


The Princesses Trails – The Indian Journey

  • Day 1:  Arrival Delhi
  • Day 2:  Old Delhi City Tour
  • Day 3:  New Delhi City Tour
  • Day 4:  Delhi -> Jodhpur (FLIGHT) / Khimsar
  • Day 5:  Khimsar / Jodhpur
  • Day 6:  Jodhpur / Ranakpur / Udaipur
  • Day 7: Udaipur / City Tour
  • Day 8: Udaipur -> Jaipur (FLIGHT)
  • Day 9: Jaipur / City Tour
  • Day 10: Jaipur / City Tour
  • Day 11: Jaipur / Fatehpur Sikri / Agra
  • Day 12: Agra / DelhiDay
  • 13 Delhi,Departure / Late evening


Welcome to India!! Upon arrival at Delhi International airport, you will be provided assistance followed by transfer to hotel.
On arrival at the hotel, you will be welcomed traditionally with Aarti and Tikka (a Hindu Ritual where young women put vermillion mark on your forehead welcomes you with a platter of auspicious items). This will remark as an auspicious start to your journey to India. Post this ritual, you will be provided with a non-alcoholic beverage and keys will be handed over to you and relax at your rooms. Stay 3 nights at the The Claridges hotel or similar in Delhi.

After breakfast, morning is free to relax. Meet our staff (around 1200 hrs) who will brief you about your trip and shall handover all the travel documents to you. She will answer all your queries and shall also introduce you to your Tour Women Coordinator.
Delhi is the capital of the country. In the past, it has been the capital of many major empires and reigns. This city is a living specimen of culture, architectural beauty, power, and memories. If it were your first visit to India, Delhi would make the best starting part. The city holds enough entertainment, amenities, and attractions to keep your days filled. Moreover, the city has a busy international airport, which connects the city with numerous international airports. Magnificent, magnetic and magical- Delhi is a bustling hub of colonial wonders and colourful bazaars. Visit the lush gardens, stunning mausoleums and don’t miss out on the mouth-watering Indian food.
The tour shall take you to the Old Delhi where you shall visit the Jama Masjid, Shah Jahan’s last architectural extravagance, the Jama Masjid towers over Old Delhi and is India’s largest mosque. The massive courtyard of the Jama Masjid can hold up to twenty-five thousand worshippers and houses many interesting relics, including an ancient copy of the Quran inscribed on deerskin as well as the relics of Prophet Muhammad, such as a red hair from his beard, his sandals and his footprint imprinted on a marble slab.
From there, take a rickshaw and ride through the narrow lanes of old colorful markets bustling with action-packed streets. We will take you to Kinari Bazaar as well as the beautiful and interesting spice market, an old bazaar of Delhi. Here you will experience the beautiful art of Indian Bridal wear making and lanes of Chandni Chowk, through that Delhi traffic in an e-rickshaw. Then drive towards The Red Fort for a quick photo stop from outside.

The Red Fort- a UNESCO World Heritage Site; a massive red sandstone fort that is octagonal in design with the walls covered with beautiful flower decorations and calligraphy. It is a proof of the glory of the flourishing Mughal Empire in Delhi. Commissioned by Shah Jahan in 1638, the Red Fort took a total of ten years to be completed. The main gate to the Red Fort is the Lahore Gate and is also where the Prime Minister delivers his speech every year on Independence Day. The Red Fort is spread over a rambling 254.67 acres and the walls alone are around 2kilometres long.

At one point the Red Fort was surrounded by a deep moat, used to keep intruders out. The Red Fort contains the Diwan-e-Aam, the Diwan-e-Khas, the Moti Masjid and the Hayat Baksh Bagh among other interesting architectural elements.

After visit, return to hotel. Dinner at the hotel.

After breakfast, we will take you to special workshop that designed to teach you eye-catching Indian Bollywood Dance.

We take you through an Indian cultural journey via India’s beautiful dance forms. You will be welcomed in traditional Indian style with a garland and tilak (a hand painted red lining on the forehead). They then learn basics of 3 Indian dances namely Bollywood (the modern Indian dance that’s taking the world by storm), Bhangra (traditional high energy Punjabi dance form) and Dandiya (Gujarati dance form performed with sticks). They then have the option of putting on Indian costumes and jewellery for a high definition video. Once that’s done, you will move to the eating area where carefully selected authentic Indian dishes are served to you. During this time, the video is burnt on a CD for you to take home. This experience also covers a brief history of each dance form and 2 yoga pranayams or breathing exercises – Kapalabhati and Anulom Vilom that have a number of benefits.
Later drive to the New Delhi which is feels like a different city altogether. Visit Qutub Minar. World’s highest building made of bricks of about 73 meters of height. The Qutub Minar was built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibak in 1193 as a part of a celebration of Muslim dominance in Delhi after the defeat of Delhi’s last Hindu ruler.
Later drive past India Gate it is war memorial dedicated to the troops of British India, who died in the wars of 1914 and 1919. It is located eastern end if the Rajpath – a formerly known as the Kingsway is about 138 feet in height. You will also drive pass through the Government Building lining the Janpath area on your way to Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, a famous Sikh Temple is one of the most prominent Sikh Gurudwara, or Sikh house of worship inside its complex.
Later after the Gurudwara visit, ladies can get their hands painted with the henna from the famous market near Hanuman Mandir. (Henna is a form of body art in which decorative designs are created on a person’s hand using a paste, created from the powdered dry leaves of the henna plant. It’s a temporary design and will fade away slowly).
After having visit, back to the hotel for wash and change.

Later transfer to nice restaurant for Dinner at Indian Accent Located at The Lodhi Hotel in New Delhi.

After having dinner, return back to the hotel.

After an early breakfast, you will be provided in time assisted departure transfer to airport to connect your flight to Jodhpur. Assistance on arrival at Jodhpur airport followed by drive to Khimsar (Distance 70 Miles / 2 Hrs Drive).

Khimsar is located in the Nagaur district of Rajasthan in India, halfway between Jodhpur and Nagaur, on the eastern edge of the Thar Desert. The fortress was built in 1523 by Rao Karamsji, the 8th son of Rao Jodha of Jodhpur. Khimsar is in heart of Rajasthan. Khimsar is a magnificent fort built by the Ranas of Mewar.

Upon arrival check into the hotel, after quick wash and change exploring the Fort and the villages around in the area to see the rural life & enjoy Jeep Safari with Hi Tea (Tea / Coffee / Biscuits) Session at sand dunes.

Later, you will enjoy Dinner at dunes along with Traditional dance performance by local artist.

After having dinner, back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Welcom Hotel Khimsar Fort and Dunes or similar.

Early in the morning enjoy Rangoli making session at the hotel. Rangoli is a folk art of India. Rangoli is decorative designs made on the floors of living rooms and courtyards during Hindu festivals. They are meant to be sacred welcoming areas for the Hindu deities. The ancient symbols have been passed on through the ages, from each generation to the next, thus keeping both the art form and the tradition alive.
After breakfast, checkout form the hotel & visit Neela Moti Trust (NGO). A handicraft institute established and run by Mrs. Monica Matter from Switzerland for the upliftment of rural women. (Remains closed Saturday and Sunday & government holidays)
After visit, commence drive to Jodhpur (Distance 70 Miles / 2 Hrs Drive) Mighty Mehrangarh, the muscular fort that towers over the Blue City of Jodhpur, is a magnificent spectacle and an architectural masterpiece. Around Mehrangarh base, the old city, a jumble of Brahmin-blue cubes, 16th-century city wall.

Jodhpur is the second-largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan and officially the second metropolitan city of the state. Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination, featuring many palaces, forts and temples. The impressive stone colored Mehrangarh Fort and juxtaposing fine marble cenotaph of Jaswant Thada.
Upon arrival, check-in to hotel. After quick wash and change have a day city tour of Jodhpur. The tour shall begin with drive to the old city where you shall enjoy a Tuk – Tuk ride from the city to the Mehrangarh Fort – Rising perpendicular and impregnable from a rocky hill that itself stands 120m above Jodhpur’s skyline, Mehrangarh is one of the most magnificent forts in India. The battlements are 6m to 36m high, and as the building materials were chiselled from the rock on which the fort stands, the structure merges with its base. Still run by the Jodhpur royal family, Mehrangarh is packed with history and legend.
Jaswant Thada It’s a welcome, peaceful spot after the hubbub of the city, and the views across to the fort and over the city are superb. Built in 1899, the cenotaph has some beautiful jalis (carved-marble lattice screens) and is hung with portraits of Rathore rulers going back to the 13th century. This is a milky-white marble memorial to Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, sitting above a small lake 1mile northeast of Mehrangarh, is an array of whimsical domes.
Ummaid Bhawan palace is one of the world’s largest private residences. A part of the palace is managed by Taj Hotels. Named after Maharaja Umaid Singh. The palace has 347 rooms and is the principal residence of the former Jodhpur royal family.
Spend some time in the local markets of Jodhpur and see the famous clock tower and indulge in some local good shopping like spices and footwear If you wish to go.
Later in the evening, enjoy rooftop Dinner at Hanwant Mahal. Hanwant Mahal is situated in the premises of Umaid Mahal and provides a royal dining experience for its customers. The dining experience here is a regal experience as it takes you back to the bygone era. The cuisine from the royal kitchen will make you feel like a Maharaja, savouring culinary specialties of Rajasthan. An open rooftop restaurant, it provides a bird view of the majestic Mahals and forts, sprawling across Jodhpur. Rajasthani dancers performing folk dance is a part of the hospitality and adds to the sparkle.
After having dinner, back to the hotel. Stay overnight at the Welcome Hotel or similar.

After breakfast, drive to Udaipur (Distance 160 Miles / 5 Hrs 30 Mins Drive) Udaipur has a romance of setting unmatched in Rajasthan and arguably in all India – snuggling beside tranquil Lake Pichola, with the purple ridges of the Aravalli Range stretching away in every direction. Fantastical palaces, temples, havelis (traditional, ornately decorated residences) and countless narrow, crooked, timeless streets add the human counterpoint to the city’s natural charms. For the visitor there’s the serenity of boat rides on the lakes, the bustle and colour of bazaars, a lively arts scene, the quaint old-world feel of its heritage hotels, tempting shops and some lovely countryside to explore on wheels, feet or horseback.

Udaipur’s tag of ‘The most romantic spot on the continent of India’ was first applied in 1829 by Colonel James Tod, the East India Company’s first political agent in the region. Today the romance is wearing slightly thin as ever-taller hotels compete for the best view and traffic clogs ancient thoroughfares.

En-route Visit Ranakpur, On the western slopes of the Aravalli Hills, northwest of Udaipur, and west of Kumbhalgarh as the crow flies, the village of Ranakpur hosts one of India’s biggest and most important Jain temple complexes.

The famous for Jain Temples which are dedicated to Adinath and date back to the beginning of 15th century. Made up of 29 halls supported by 200 different pillars, this temple has 20 domes that constitute the complex roofing. (Temples visiting time from 12 pm till 05 pm) Shoes and all leather items must be removed before entering the temples.
After visit, have a commence drive to Udaipur.

Upon arrival check-in to the hotel. Dinner at hotel Stay 2 nights at the Trident hotel Udaipur or similar

Experience a journey of wellbeing with a Yoga & Meditation Session (Check the timing for yoga with the hotels at the time of check in).

After an early breakfast, leave the hotel for the assembling point at The Jagdish Chowk near Jagdish Temple. Visit the Jagdish Temple, later walk through the alleyways and see the people living their time here. We will see homes of Merchants, Warrior Communities and Priest communities etc., Craftsmen making a bronze base for steel utensils, Spice Market, Shreenath Ji (Lord Krishna Temple), Wholesale Vegetable Market and Bridal Wear Market.
Visit Maharana’s City Palace is a complex built by Maharana Udai Singh; the City Palace is grandeur personified. A conglomeration of several buildings with towers, balconies and cupolas built all over, the City Palace also houses a crystal gallery, which boasts of royal artifacts and the world’s largest private collection of crystal. It is one of Rajasthan’s largest palaces and offers splendid views of Lake Pichola. A must-not-miss experience in Udaipur is the hour long Mewar Sound and Light Show. This regal rendering of the history of Mewar takes place every evening at the City Palace complex.
Standing on the edge of the lake Pichola. Later, have visit The Sahelion ki Bari Sahelion-Ki-Bari or ‘garden of the maids’ in English was built by Maharana Bhopal Singh for a group of 48 young women attendants who accompanied a princess to Udaipur as part of her dowry. With its lush greenery, flowers, beautiful fountains, lotus pools, and marble artifacts and pavilions, Saheliyon-Ki-Bari offers splendid views and makes up for an ideal romantic setting. After visiting you will spend day exploring the city by visiting the local market.
In the afternoon have Exclusive boat ride on Lake Pichola and visit to the Jag Mandir the beautiful Jag Mandir Palace sits majestically on an island on the magnificent Lake Pichola. The construction of this palace was completed by Maharana Jagat Singh in the mid-17th century and was used as a summer resort by the royal family. The palace is an architectural marvel adorned with marble structures of eight elephants, spacious courtyards and gleaming white marble tiles. The views surrounding the palace are spectacular, especially during sunset.
Later in the evening you have an ultimate experience of Dinner at Fatehgarh hotel with a panoramic view of Lake Pichola under the stars. In the warm evening air, open to the stars and furnished with candlelit tables, The Terrace is a lovely setting for an intimate dinner with the one you love, a relaxed evening meal with friend & family.
After having dinner, return back to the hotel.

After breakfast, later you will be provided in time assisted departure transfer to airport to connect your flight to Jaipur.
Assistance on arrival at Jaipur airport followed by transfer to hotel. Upon arrival, check in to hotel.
In the afternoon, meeting with the astrologer at hotel, the ancient science of astrology uses precise mathematical tools to map the alignment of the planets at the time and place of your birth; our professional astrologer helps in revealing the hidden secrets of your personality and what the future has in store.
In the evening you will visit an Indian House where you will enjoy a Cooking Demo along with Dinner session with a Local Indian Family.
The cooking demonstration and meal involves the cooking instructor working and demonstrating to the guests all ingredients and techniques neatly typed cooking recipes in a sanguinary handmade paper folder given as a takeaway to every guest. Cooking demonstration is unique in as much that it covers ingredients and recipes of Rajasthan which the guest easily replicates. The guest also works hands on and can cook on the cooking station.
We would like to show and serve dishes which normally the guests would not find easily.
After having dinner, return back to the hotel. Stay 3 nights at Trident hotel Jaipur or similar.

After breakfast, commence drive to Amer Fort, Amer is a town with an area of 4 square Kms located 07 miles from Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Located high on a hill, it is the principal tourist attraction in Jaipur.
At Amer Fort, enjoy a Jeep ride while going up the fort.
On the way back stop at Hawa Mahal for outside visit & quick photo stop, is an extraordinary pink-painted, delicately honeycombed hive that rises a dizzying five storeys. It was constructed in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh to enable ladies of the royal household to watch the life and processions of the city.
Visit the magnificent City Palace; which is a series of palaces and other buildings, built in the 18th century with a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture. The palace complex has several buildings, various courtyards, galleries, restaurants, and offices of the Museum Trust.
Proceed to the Jantar Mantar observatory, built between 1728 and 1734 to house precise instruments for measuring “the harmony of heavens.” See the Samrat Yantra (sundial), Dhruva Yantra (which locates the polestar and the 12 zodiac signs).
After having visit, return back to hotel. You will have a session of Saree tying at hotel & learn about Indian women clothing. Later you have meeting & interaction with a famous Woman Designer along with evening Tea/ coffee. Exchange views and ideas about being a businesswoman in India.
Later you will get dressed in your Indian woman attire (Saree will be part of Welcome Kit) and have photoshoot session at hotel premises to record your memories.
Dinner at hotel.

After breakfast, morning is free at leisure. Later in afternoon you will enjoy Hindi Bollywood movie in Raj Mandir Cinema. Situated on the Bhagwan das Road, near M.I. Road, the meringue-shaped auditorium opened in 1976, and over the years has seen many movie premieres of Hindi films and has become a popular symbol of Jaipur.

Afternoon is free for leisure
Rhythm with The Elephants – Elephant bathing, (weather permitting), Feeding, Painting with organic colours and walking with elephants in the wilderness accompanied by in-house naturalists. Guests arrives at Dera Amer Camp and are greeted by the Elephants and upon arrival they are allowed to make their first contact with these kindhearted giants by the way of feeding bananas. Later the guest bathe their own elephants (weather permitting) with the help of the camp staff and mahout. Guest will now get a chance to paint the Elephant with the natural colours which are gentle to their skin.
Walk with the elephants will come to an end at the camp where guest will be served buffet dinner. It includes vegetables which are grown organically in their farm and if needed there would be enough charcoal grills to keep guest warm.
After dinner back to the hotel and overnight stay at hotel.

After breakfast, drive to Agra. (Distance 152 Miles / 4 Hrs 30 Mins Drive)
En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri, “the Ghost City” which lies west of Agra. Fatehpur Sikri has all the ingredients of a magnificent architecture and a rich historical past that can astonish many a traveller.
After visit, continue drive to Agra.
It is city situated on the banks of river Yamuna lies in the north of India. It is home of the world-famous Taj Mahal, Agra is one of India’s prime tourist destinations for specifically this reason, though its attractions also extend to an array of other impressive historical sights. These include the red-hued Agra Fort, the sacred Jama Masjid mosque and Itmad-ud-Daulah’s tomb, with its white marble facade embellished with intricate inlaid designs and semi-precious gems. The legacy of the Mughal Empire has left a magnificent fort and a liberal sprinkling of fascinating tombs and mausoleums, and there’s also fun to be had in the bustling chowks (marketplaces). The downside comes in the form of hordes of rickshaw-wallahs, touts, unofficial guides and souvenir vendors, whose persistence can be infuriating at times.
Upon arrival, check into your hotel. Have dinner & overnight at the Trident hotel or similar

Early morning visit; The Monument of Love – Taj Mahal (Closed on Every Friday). Enjoy battery car ride till the gate of Taj Mahal – it is the monument which story of love – Built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his deceased wife Mumtaz, it is emblematic of the emperor’s deep love for his wife and the grief he experienced at her passing. The architect of the Taj Mahal was Ustad Ahmed Lahauri and the design is a representative of Indian, Persian and Islamic styles of architecture. It took 21 years for the Taj Mahal to be constructed (from 1632 to 1652) with over 20,000 laborers working night and day.
After having visit, return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast continue with the visits for the rest of the monuments in Agra which includes;
Agra Red Fort which is actually the original Red Fort, Agra Fort is a historical fort in the city of Agra in India. The fort was the main residence of the emperors of Mughal Dynasty, when Agra used to be the capital city. Afterwards it was occupied by the Britishers.
After having visit, commence drive to Delhi (Distance 145 Miles / 4 Hrs 30 Mins Drive). Upon arrival, check in to hotel. Dinner& overnight at the Andaz Delhi or similar.

After breakfast,
Day is free to relax and enjoy in house amenities at hotel.
In the evening you will be taken to a nice restaurant to have your farewell dinner and enjoy the last stop of the trip.
After dinner, you will be transferred to the international airport for connecting the flight for onwards journey.



  • Complete transportation by an Aircon Tempo Traveller (6 Pax) including all sectors drives, all airports, transfer, hotel transfers and sightseeing details as per the above program.
  • In Delhi, all arrival - departure transfer + 02 City tour in Delhi on Day 2 & 3 is included.
  • Vehicle for all intercity transfers, sightseeing and en route visits as indicated in detailed program from Arrival Jodhpur airport on Day 4 till drop at Delhi airport on Day 13 is included.
  • Service of using English Speaking Local Guide during the sightseeing in Delhi, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaipur, and Fatehpur Sikri & Agra is included.
  • Take a rickshaw and stroll through little-known corners of Delhi.
  • Hands painted with henna by a local henna painter in Delhi.
  • Bollywood dance session, specially designed workshop to teach you eye-catching Indian Bollywood Dance.
  • Have Dinner at Indian Accent Located at The Lodhi Hotel in New Delhi.
  • Rangoli making session at Khimsar. Rangoli is a folk art from India
  • Evening jeep safari with Hi Tea at sand dunes in Khimsar.
  • Sunset dinner in Dunes along with Dance performances by local artists in Khimsar.
  • Explore rural India and its local village life in Khimsar.
  • Visit Neela Moti trust in Khimsar. A handicraft institute established and run for the upliftment of rural women.
  • Enjoy Tuk-Tuk ride from the city to the Mehrangarh Fort.
  • Enjoy rooftop Dinner at Hanwant Mahal in Jodhpur.
  • Picturesque sunset Exclusive Boat ride on Lake Pichola in Udaipur.
  • Special dinner at hotel Fateh Garh in Udaipur, A heritage resort offering a charming and warm hospitality, dinner under the starts.
  • Yoga & meditation session at Udaipur hotel.
  • Meeting & interaction with Indian Astrologer in Jaipur hotel.
  • Dressed in your Indian woman attire & have photoshoot session at Jaipur hotel.
  • The blessing ceremony at 200 year old temple at The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur.
  • Meeting & interaction with Indian family in Jaipur. Know about lifestyle and history from past era. Also, you have cooking demonstration and learn to cook Indian cuisine.
  • Meeting with famous woman designers in Jaipur, a famous personality in the city & learn about Indian women clothing.
  • Enjoy Hindi Bollywood movie in Raj Mandir Cinema.
  • Rhythm with the elephants (elephant interaction + Dinner) in Jaipur.
  • Farewell Dinner in a nice restaurant at the end of tour in Delhi.
  • Complimentary 1 hrs General Body massage with Ayurevdic oils in any of the hotels. (ONE TIME ONLY)
  • One-time monument entrance fees during the sightseeing is included.
  • Service of full time English Speaking Local Indian Women coordinator is included. Kindly note that the INDIAN WOMEN COORDINATOR is not a normal guiding Tour Director but she will be a specialist coordinator and shall be staying at different hotels and be like a member of the group for coordinating everything and engaging the clients throughout the trip like from the morning till the end of the day.


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  • Any tips to hotel staff, tour director, drivers etc.
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