Location:
HOLLYWOOD-THEME-PACKAGES
Duration:
10 days
Price:
$ 1300pp
Destinations:
Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ravla Khempur
Themes:
Weekend gateways, Winter Tours, Family Holidays, India for First Timers, Honeymoon Tour Packages, Golden Triangle Tours,

Itinerary/Tour Details

Itinerary at Glance :-

​Day 01:- Arrive Delhi
On arrival in Delhi at Indira Gandhi International Airport, meet and greet our representative outside Exit gate#5 later transfer to Hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Delhi.
Day 02:- Delhi Sightseeing
Post Delicious breakfast we explore both Old and New Delhi. Take a rickshaw ride through Chandni Chowk bazaar and discover highlights of the old city, including the UNESCO-listed Humayun’s Tomb and the largest and oldest mosque in India - Jama Masjid. We also visit the peaceful site of Raj Ghat, the site of Gandhi’s cremation and where an eternal flame now burns in his honour. Later, see highlights of New Delhi including the Rajpath and India Gate monument. Stay overnight at hotel in Delhi.
Day 03:- Delhi – Agra
Post yummy breakfast at hotel, proceed to Agra. On arrival check in Hotel, later  enjoy an evening tour of the legendary Taj Mahal - India’s most iconic attraction. The monument was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife and is the most extravagant monument dedicated to love that the world has ever seen. It is very breathtaking experience to watch the mesmerising sunset over this romantic site - we get to witness this before we return to our hotel. ​Note :- Taj mahal closed on friday​
Day 04:- Agra – Jaipur
In this morning after healthy breakfast visit massive Agra Fort. Later we travel to the UNESCO-listed Pink City of Jaipur. En- route visit the village of Abhaneri and admire the Chand Baori step well, which famously featured in the blockbuster film ‘Batman: The Dark Night Rises’ Later proceed to Jaipur. The city earned its nickname when the Old City was painted pink by the Maharaja to welcome the Prince of Wales (soon to be King Edward VII) to Jaipur in 1876. Relax and enjoy the sights as we travel, then enjoy a delicious dinner of Rajasthani cuisine on arrival. Stay overnight at hotel in Delhi.
Day 05:- Jaipur​ city tour​
Post hygienic breakfast at Jaipur hotel, Enjoy a full day of sightseeing in Jaipur, beginning with a visit to the impressive Amber Fort. This palace is laid out over four layers and sits beside the shimmering Maota Lake. We arrive at the site by jeep and explore this iconic Palace situated on outskirt of Jaipur, before continuing to a local flower market. Later, we explore the City Palace  and visit its museum of regal clothing and textiles. Then we continue to the UNESCO-listed Jantar Mantar space observatory.
This evening, explore the bustling local bazaar and take part in a local cooking demonstration at our hotel. After we’ve finished dinner, enjoy feasting on our delicious creations. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.
Day 06:- Jaipur – Udaipur
Early morning after breakfast start 6th day of your tour by proceeding to Udaipur. On arrival in the city there is the chance to try some chai hot tea from a local vendor before we enjoy an exhilarating tuk-tuk ride through the city’s congested streets, stopping to take in the most important sites. Replicate a scene from famous the ‘Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ as we stop at a lakeside restaurant for a drink - just as Evelyn and Madge do in the film. Later in evening we drive out of the city to enjoy a beautiful sunset and panoramic views from the hill-top Monsoon Palace. This impressive site featured in the 1983 James Bond film ‘Octopuses’, starring Roger Moore. Stay overnight at hotel in Udaipur.
Day 07:- Udaipur​ city tour​
This morning post healthy buffet breakfast at Udaipur hotel, Start your 7th day of Exotic Marigold hotel tour package. Enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola this morning for breathtaking views of the forested Aravalli Mountains. Roam around the four islands on the lake before we proceed to the famous village of Khempur. This village is real home to the original ‘Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’, where much of the iconic film was shot. On arrival we check in to the hotel, which is actually named the Ravla Khempur and enjoy an evening stroll with our guide through the village. Stay overnight at The best exotic Marigold Hotel. This Night stay going to be with you for as lifelong memory. 

Day 08:- Udaipur (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel)
Early in morning take a traditional oxen cart ride today as we explore rural Khempur and its surrounding area to experience the relaxed pace of village life. Day free for relax and watch Movie " The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel". Evening enjoy Dinner. Stay overnight at hotel in Udaipur.
Day 09:- Udaipur – Delhi  (By Flight)
This morning post breakfast at hotel, its time to say good bye to iconic The Best Exotic Marigold hotel in Khempur and check out from the hotel and drop to Udaipur airport to board the flight to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi pick up and drop to Delhi hotel, rest of the day free for lesuire. Overnight in Delhi

Day ​10​:- Delhi – Departure
Today your Indian adventure with Hotel Exotic Marigold theme tour comes to an end - unlike the characters shown in the film, you have a plane to catch! Our tour ends with an included departure transfer to the airport as per your flight timing. Return home with sweet memories of India and Marigold hotel 


TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Ø  Khempur – stay in the real life at Iconic ‘Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ and explore the delightful rural village.


Ø  Udaipur – ride on a tuk-tuk through the narrow streets and watch the sunset from the Monsoon Palace.

Ø  Lake Pichola – cruise on the lake in romantic Udaipur and enjoy stunning views of the Aravalli Mountains.

Ø  Agra – Explore UNESCO-listed fortress, built from beautiful red sandstone. 

Ø  The Taj Mahal – discover the legendary marble monument which is India’s most iconic site and an extravagant symbol of love.

Ø  Delhi – take a guided tour of India’s capital including Jama Masjid and the Raj Ghat memorial to Gandhi. 

Ø  Jaipur – tour highlights of the Pink City including Amber Fort, the City Palace and Jantar Mantar.

Ø  Abhaneri – admire the impressive Chand Baori step well, which climbs down 13 stories to the waters edge.

Includes

  • 5 nights in 3-4 star heritage hotels including  2N at 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' in Khempur.

  • 3N Delhi and 1N Agra stay in 4-5 star centrally located hotels.

  • 10 breakfasts and 5 dinners.

  • Escorted by an English-speaking Indian tour guide (for groups of 6 or more)

  • Touring of Delhi, Agra,Jaipur & Udaipur.

  • Rickshaw ride in Delhi, boat ride on Lake Pichola, tuk tuk ride in Udaipur, buffalo cart ride in Khempur and cooking class in Jaipur.

  • Airport arrival and departure transfer on day 1 and day 10.

  • Services of English-speaking Indian specialist guides at Delhi,Agra, Jaipur & Udaipur.

  • All relevant transfers and transportation

  • Daily breakfast at coffee shop or restaurant at the hotel.

  • 02 Dinner at Jaipur Hotels.

  • 03 Dinner at Udaipur Hotels.

  • Min 02 pax or Single per with single supplement 

  • 1-4 persons     Air-conditioned large car such as Toyota Innova or similar

  • 5-10 persons   Air-conditioned mini-van such as Tempo Traveler Luxury or similar

     

Excludes

  • Meals Not Mentioned In The Itinerary

  • Anything Not Mentioned In The Inclusions. 

  • Entry Fees To Monuments And Palaces.

  • Anything Not Mentioned In The Inclusions. 

  • International flight Ticket, Personal Travel Insurance, Telephone Call. •  

  • Laundry Service, Bottled drinks, Meals, your personal expenses. •  

  • Tips for staff, guide & driver, Insurance for any loss & damage. •  

  • Any other expenses/service not mentioned in the inclusions

  • Porterage At Hotels And Airports, Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Liquors, Wine, Etc.

  • All Items Of Personal Nature.

Tips : Tipping is a common custom and we always suggest our travelers to comply. No tip is compulsory, however in case of good services rendered; it is advisable to pay by a few rupees (driver / guide). For example, 200 rupees can be left in restaurants (depending on the bill amount), between 300 and 500 rupees per day per person for a good driver.

Accommodation

  • Check-in Time :

  • Throughout the trip, we request all our hotels prepare rooms in time as per your arrival time, especially if you are reaching the hotel prior to normal check-in time. (In India, normal check-in is at 12:00 hrs, check-out is at 10:00 hrs). This may not be always possible to manage early check-in for you; in that case you won't be able to check-in immediately on arrival at some hotels. Instead, you can store your luggage   and explore the new destination.

  • 03 Nights in Delhi                  :-  Hotel Golden Grand or Similar 

  • 01 Night in Agra                     :-  Hotel Clarks Shiraz or Similar

  • 01 Night in Jaipur                  :-  Hotel Narayan Niwas or Similar

  • 01 Night in Jaipur                   :-  Hotel Pearl  Heritage  or Similar  

  • 01 Night in Udaipur                :-  Hotel Jagat Niwas Palace or Similar

  • 02 Nights in Ravla Khempur   :- Hotel The Best Exotic Marigold or Similar

(Please note that hotel names are subject to availability as per your booked dates but the alternate hotel which will be provided in case of non availability of above hotels , that will be of similar category ) 

THE VICEROY CLUB – CASTLE KANOTA

Castle Kanota, built in 1872 and it is spread over 8 acres of land, was the venue for the Viceroy Club and several of Celia Imrie and Ronald Pickup’s scenes in the film. It’s located outside Jaipur capital city of Rajasthan, about half an hour’s drive away. This hotel offers 18 spacious rooms and a built-in museum, all decorated in a traditional heritage style and evoking the grandeur of princely Rajasthan. Castle Kanota is locate at peaceful neighbourhood you can use it as base to explore the Pink City, or those who like to stay more centrally can visit this place for high tea, sundowners or a special dinner.  Viceroy Club Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.

THE SECOND BEST MARIGOLD HOTEL

Hotel Pearl Palace in Jaipur, was the venue for the Second Best Marigold Hotel, and it was voted as India’s ‘Most Romantic Hotel’ by Trip Advisor users in 2015. Colourful rooms, and raise the bar for budget digs in India. The properties rooftop restaurant, Peacock, is one of the most popular in Jaipur.

UDAIPUR (Jagat Niwas Palace)

In the film at one point all the characters travel to Udaipur. This fairy-tale like city, dotted with marble palaces and lakes surrounded by a ring of hills, was founded by Maharana Udai Singh in 1559. Udaipur is a romantic city is dominated by the massive City Palace, which overlooks Lake Pichola and its dreamy island palaces, including the Lake Palace seen in the film.  The Lake Palace is more than 250 years old, and now it is one of the luxury hotel run by the Taj group. Some scenes were also shot at the Jagat Niwas Palace, where the characters had rooftop drinks. 

Jagat Niwas Palace Udaipur view .A fabulous view from the rooftop of Jagat Niwas Palace, Udaipur 

THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL (FOR THE ELDERLY AND BEAUTIFUL)

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel in real life , the Ravla Khempur, is not actually located in Jaipur. It’s over 200 miles away on the outskirts of Udaipur, nestled in the countryside. It is 17th century property which offers 12 en-suite rooms, all of which have an equestrian touch (the owner, Hemant Singh, is a horse enthusiast). 

SHOWERS:

Showers at some hotels only have hot water at peak times (usually morning and evening). Outside of these times you may need to speak to reception to obtain hot water. 

ROOM ISSUES:

If you have any issues with your room, please speak to the hotel and your travel agent so that the problem can be addressed without delay.