The Last Mughal

with William Dalrymple

Meet best selling author William Dalrymple

Travel back in time to 'a bygone era' to understand why "there was nothing inevitable about the demise and extinction of the Mughals." Enjoy a truly memorable 'Voyage' which takes in many of the sights of Delhi, Agra, Fatephur Sikri, Bharatpur and Jaipur. Travelers will experience the remarkable history of India's past and its present accompanied by professional expert guides, with lectures by William Dalrymple and anthropologist Dr. Doranne Jacobson.

The Last Mughal - The Voyage

17 - 28 February, 2011

Your 11 day included features:

First, News Delhi

  • Three Nights at the Oberoi Hotel
  • Welcome lecture by Dr. Doranne Jacobson
  • Festive welcome reception
  • Festive welcome dinner
  • Guided visits of Red Fort, Humayun's Tomb and Qutb Minar
Qutb Minar Complex Arches in the Red Fort Humayun's Tomb

Next, Agra

  • Two Nights at Amarvilas (Taj View)
Amarvilas Oberoi Hotel
  • Awe inspiring visit of Taj Mahal at sunset & sunrise
The Taj Mahal, Agra
  • Visit Sikandara and Akbar's Tomb
Emperor Akbar's Lotus Throne
  • Visit Agra Fort
Inside the Agra Fort Mughal-style marble inlay Mughal-style fine jeweled embroidery, Kohinoor
  • Keynote lecture by William Dalrymple
  • Lecture by Dr. Doranne Jacobson
  • Special dinner and dance performance

then, Bharatpur

  • Two Nights at The Bagh
Bagh Hotel
  • Visit Fatephur Sikri en route
  • Sightseeing in Bharatpur includes: Keoladeo Bird Santuary, Local Village and Deeg Palace.
  • Raas Leela dance performance local troupe
Dancers portraying Lord Krishna and his consort Radha, The Bagh

then, Jaipur

  • Two Nights at the deluxe Rambagh Palace
  • Visit the Observatory and City Palace
Rajasthani women at the City Palace, Jaipur Ornamental peacocks, City Palace, Jaipur The Palace of the Winds, Jaipur
  • Visit Amber Fort
  • Lecture by World Class Anthropologist

Finally, New Delhi

  • Fly Jaipur to Delhi
  • Tow Nights at the deluxe Oberoi
Oberoi Hotel in Delhi
  • Visit the National Museum
  • Keynote lecture by William Dalrymple
  • Festive farewell reception
  • Festive farewell dinner
  • Late checkout

Included:

  • 3 Nights at the deluxe Oberoi (New Delhi)
  • 2 Nights at the deluxe Amarvilas (Agra)
  • 2 Nights at the Bagh (Bharatpur)
  • 2 Nights at the deluxe Rambagh Palace (Jaipur)
  • 2 Nights at the deluxe Oberoi (New Delhi)
  • Services of professional Tour Managers
  • Comprehensive program of excursions and lectures
  • All on tour transport.
  • Economy Class Flights Jaipur-New Delhi
  • Transfers and baggage handling between airports and hotels
  • Included meals: 10 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches, 9 Dinners and 2 Receptions, (including Festive Welcome and Farewell Receptions, Farewell Dinner.)
  • Free flowing beer, soft drinks and local bottled water at included lunches and dinners.
  • Bottled water on all transfers and excursions
  • Gratuities to guides, porters etc
  • Complete packet of Pre-Departure information including suggested reading list, travel wallet and baggage tags.

Not included:

  • International and domestic airfares
  • Passport and visa fees.
  • Immunization costs.
  • Airport security fees imposed by the government or airline
  • Meals and beverages, including alcohol and wine, not specified as included.
  • Accident, baggage and cancellation insurance.
  • Excess Baggage Charges
  • Personal items such as laundry, telephone, room service, fax and e-mail charges, gratuities for non-group services and other items not specified as included.

Price:

£6225-00 or US$9050-00 (Single accommodation is available on request)
A deposit of £600-00 or $900-00 p.p. is required.

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