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    Places visited:

  • Delhi
  • Agra
  • Samode
  • Jaipur
  • Barli
  • Araveli
  • Udaipur
  • Marvel at the Moghul splendour of the Taj Mahal.

  • Explore rural India; idyllic scenes in the timeless villages of the Aravalli hills.

  • Take a boat ride of Udaipur's Lake Pichola.

  • Learn about day-to-day village life during visits to schools as well as water and farm projects.

Audley Travel specialist Nick

What our specialists say...

This is a Rajasthan itinerary with a twist, including lots of characterful properties and rural escapes to take you off the beaten track. Araveli is a highlight of this itinerary; unique to Audley, a stay here is highly rewarding, allowing you to connect with the local community and gain a fascinating insight into rural life in northern India.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Delhi
  • Agra
  • Samode
  • Jaipur
  • Samode
  • Jaipur
  • Samode
  • Barli
  • Araveli
  • Udaipur

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Delhi.

Day 2 Delhi

Delhi

Arrive into India and spend the afternoon at leisure in your Delhi guesthouse or explore independently. The Lodhi gardens nearby are a nice place to wander in the early evening.

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Day 3 Delhi

Delhi

Explore the fascinating Old and New sides of Delhi today with your local and knowledgeable guide. This includes the enormous Jama Masjid from which you will walk through the bazaars and narrow streets - a great way to absorb the sights and sounds of Old Delhi. You will also see the monumental buildings set along wide boulevards of Lutyens` New Delhi including India Gate and the President`s residence.

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Day 4 Agra

Delhi , Agra

Travel south to Agra this morning and spend the afternoon exploring the city's sites. Enjoy an evening walk through a local village at dusk to see a unique perspective of the Taj Mahal as the sun sets.

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Day 5 Samode

Agra , Samode

Rise early to witness visit the beautiful Taj Mahal at sunrise. After a leisurely breakfast, travel west to the rural village of Samode, visiting Fatehpur Sikri en route. Take a walk through Samode's gardens or relax by the pool this afternoon.

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Day 6 Samode

Jaipur , Samode

Explore Jaipur with a local guide today.

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Day 7 Samode

Jaipur , Samode

Enjoy a day at leisure in Samode.

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Day 8 Barli

Samode , Barli

Continue by road to Barli and spend the afternoon relaxing or exploring at your leisure.

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Day 9 Araveli

Barli , Araveli

After breakfast you leave for Araveli which should take around four hours. Then enjoy your first afternoon of activities at Araveli. Your schedule will depend on the activities occurring in the local village at the time but you will get plenty of time to meet local people and share a cup of chai.

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Day 10 Araveli

Araveli

On the second day of your Araveli experience you might be helping to build a wall, clearing rubble or carrying water for local families. There will be time for cultural experience including visiting a local temple or meeting village elders.

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Day 11 Araveli

Araveli

A final day in Araveli. You might get the chance to experience a dance lesson or craft class with one of the village women.

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Day 12 Udaipur

Araveli , Udaipur

After breakfast you'll leave Araveli and head to the lakeside city of Udaipur. The remainder of the day is yours to relax.

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Day 13 Udaipur

Udaipur

Enjoy a morning tour of Udaipur with a local guide before spending the afternoon at your leisure. A late afternoon boat ride on Lake Pichola is a great way to see the city from a different angle.

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Day 14 International return flight

Udaipur , International return flight

Transfer to Udaipur Airport from where you will depart and connect with your homebound international flight. Your return flight will arrive the same day.

Audley Travel specialist Matt
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