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Follow in the Footsteps of the Characters from the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Film on This Amazing India Tour

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new delhi, india

The Experience

Join this exciting tour, inspired by The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel film, where 'there's always a room'. During the tour you will follow in the footsteps of your favourite characters from the film and visit many of the iconic sights in India including Delhi with it's bustling streets, Agra home of the stunning Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world, a sight that truly has to be seen to be believed. You will also explore the country's most flamboyant state, Jaipur as well as Udaipur, the city of beautiful tranquil lakes.

Why we love this holiday £600 off
  • You will visit the famous 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel', Ravla Khempur was originally a tribal chieftain's palace but now it operates as an equestrian hotel in the village of Khempur
  • Take advantage of the various extras included on the tour such as an Elephant ride at Amber Fort, Bicycle Rickshaw in Old Delhi and a fabulous lunch at Castle Kanota
  • During this tour you will have the services of an English-speaking local guide and all transfers will be in air conditioned vehicles
Selected dates between 10-May-2018 and 31-Dec-2018; Based on a 9 night stay leaving from Heathrow

 Included flights

 UK Departure

  • Departs: london
  • Arrives: delhi, India

 Return Flight

  • Departs: delhi, India
  • Arrives: london
 Day 2 to 11

The Best Exotic Marigold Tour

4 stars
  • As Per Itinerary
  • As Per Itinerary
  • Enjoy a fabolous India tour in comfort
  • Various extras are included to make this tour even more special
  • During the tour you'll be able to see India's most famous monuments


Need a room in India', join us for an exciting adventure and an assault on the senses, following in the footsteps of the characters from 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Movie' India is another world of strange sounds, amazing sights and a plethora of tastes and smells that dazzle the senses.

This Best Exotic Marigold Tour takes you beyond cinema and gives you an experience to call "your own".

Day 1 - Arrive Delhi

Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be met & assisted by our representative & will be transferred to your hotel.

Delhi is a cosmopolitan city that has a rich history stretching back thousands of years. It has been the capital of at least seven or eight great civilizations, and each of them has left monuments worth exploring.

Spend the rest of the day relaxing at the hotel or explore the surroundings on your own.

Stay overnight in New Delhi.

Day 2 -Delhi

After breakfast, you will be going for a full day city tour of Old and New Delhi. In Old Delhi you will visit the 17th century Jama Masjid and walk through the narrow, winding lanes of the colourful and bustling Chandni Chowk.

In New Delhi, You can drive past The Presidential Palace and all the government buildings. Also visit the glorious Qutab Minar and the 16th century Humayun's tomb, a precursor to the Taj Mahal.

Your evening is at leisure.

Stay overnight in New Delhi.

Day 3 -Delhi - Agra

In the morning after breakfast, drive to Agra (210 kms / 3.5 Hrs)

Upon arrival in Agra, check-in at the hotel.

Synonymous with the Taj Mahal the beautiful city is home to some of the finest mausoleums, forts and palaces. The entire city speaks volumes about the wealth, craftsmanship and architecture of the Mughal Dynasty.

Afternoon visit the massive Agra Fort which was originally started by Emperor Akbar in 1565, but his son Jahangir & grandson Shah Jahan later made valuable additions to it.

In the evening, visit the Taj Mahal. Taj is built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan to enshrine the mortal remains of his beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal.

Stay overnight in Agra.

Day 4 - Agra - Jaipur

After breakfast, check-out and drive to Jaipur (235 kms / 5 hrs).

Enroute visit the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri. Continue onwards to visit Castle Kanota, where the two characters in the film go in search of love and end up finding one another instead.

Enjoy your lunch at the hotel. Later drive to Jaipur.

On arrival in Jaipur, check-in at the hotel.

Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan province is known for its arts and crafts, jewellery, handpainted fabrics and stone sculptures; it is one of North India's finest examples of a planned city embodying the best of Rajput and Mughal architecture.

Spend the evening at leisure.

Stay overnight in Jaipur.

Day 5 - Jaipur

After breakfast, enjoy a full day city tour of Jaipur.

You will first visit the Hilltop fortress at Amer. On the way back stop at the "Palace of Winds"

Continue to Jantar Mantar, an observatory built by Sawai Jai Singh II in the 18th centuary. Also visit the City Palace. The palace is now principally a museum housing a collection of great treasures.

Spend the evening at leisure. S

tay overnight in Jaipur.

Day 6 - Jaipur To Khempur

In the morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to the "Marigold Hotel".

Ravla Khempur was originally a tribal chieftain's palace but now it operates as an equestrian hotel in the village of Khempur, about an hour and a half outside of Udaipur. The hotels 'character is that of a It needed to have a feeling of being a refuge or a place where the seven characters wouldn't immediately leave and try to seek alternative accommodation. It's an interesting structure in the film because it has multiple levels and rooms that defy any kind of modern western concept of what a room would be according to the film's director.

Spend the rest of the day at leisure to explore the surroundings.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7 - Khempur To Udaipur

After breakfast, drive to Udaipur.

Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel.

Udaipur the City of beautiful tranquil water Lakes and the City of Dawn is one of the most naturally beautiful cities on the planet earth. Owing to the presence of five major lakes, Udaipur is endearingly referred to as the "City of Lakes" The majestic palaces of Udaipur are fine examples of superlative architectural skills. The historic town with its meandering lanes offers a wide variety of historic and cultural experiences to the visitor with its exquisite havelis, temples, ghats, baoris and gardens.

Spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8 - Udaipur

In the morning after breakfast, proceed for the half day city tour of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace, the majestic palace is actually a conglomerate of eleven palaces overlooking the sprawling Lake Pichola.

Jagdish Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is located in the centre of the old city. The temple has a black marble image of Lord which is unusual for the northern part of the country, where statues of Gods are normally in white marble.

Sahelion-ki-bari, the spectacular garden displaying the unique lifestyle of the Royal ladies who once lived in the Palaces.

Later in the afternoon, take a common boat cruise on the placid waters of Lake Pichola towards Jag Mandir Palace, which covers almost four acres and is noted for its marble pavilion and an imposing dome.

Spend the evening at leisure.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 9 - Udaipur To Delhi

After a leisurely breakfast, you will be assisted & transferred in your private car to Udaipur airport to connect flight to Delhi.

Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be assisted & transferred to your hotel.

Spend the evening at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10 - Depart Delhi

In the morning after breakfast, you will be assisted & transferred to Delhi International airport to connect flight for onward destination.


**NOTICE: There are currently restoration works taking place on the Taj Mahal until further notice


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This was an amazing and wonderful experience. We loved our ten days in India; we saw so much, thanks to our excellent, attentive guides, stayed in some lovely hotels, ate delicious food and made memories that will last a lifetime.

Gillian Phillips reviewing The Best Exotic Marigold Tour (22-Nov-2017)

£1929 per person

Special Offer £600 off May 10 - Dec 31 2018
Price for 9 nights, 2 Adults flying 14 October 2018 from Heathrow with Oman Air
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