Hidden Treasures of India Hidden Treasures of India

Hidden Treasures of India

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Embark on a voyage across the magnificent landscapes of India and experience the best that India has to offer. Travel into an age of romance and royalty and discover the soul of this incredible country. Discover India with our 20-night tour staying exclusively at Oberoi Hotels throughout. 

Take a spellbinding seven-night rail journey through Gujarat on board the iconic Deccan Odyssey, one of India's most luxurious and opulent trains. Witness mysteries unfold as Deccan Odyssey snakes her way through royal cities showcasing the extravagance of the palaces, the traditions and culinary wonders of cities and villages well protected from the sands of time. 

Destinations: Asia, India

Commencing: Mumbai, India

Duration: 20 nights

Departure Date: 19 Mar 2019

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Highlights

  • Click here to view our tour video
  • Small group limited to only 20 guests
  • Fully hosted by a professional Latitude 33 Tour Host from Mumbai to Delhi 
  • Accompanying local Tour Host from Udaipur to Delhi 

 

Luxury 5 Star Hotel | Mandarin Oriental, Singapore 

  • 2 night stopover at the Mandarin Oriental, Singapore 
  • Access to the exclusive Oriental Club Lounge 

 

Oberoi Hotels & Resorts | Voted "Best Hotel Group 2017" by The Telegraph, UK 

  • Refresh and rejuvenate in some of the finest luxury resorts in the world 
  • 11 night Golden Triangle land-tour staying exclusively at Oberoi Hotels & Resorts 
  • Visit the romantic city of Udaipur, also known as the "City of Sunrise" and the beautiful Pink City of Jaipur 
  • All sightseeing and transfers in private chauffeur driven air-conditioned deluxe coach

 

Deccan Odyssey | Romancing India by Rail 

  • 7 night Hidden Treasures of Gujarat journey on board one of India's most luxurious trains
  • Traverse across India's most westerly state in utmost luxury aboard the iconic Deccan Odyssey 
  • Journey across the medieval capital of Vadodara, the pilgrim town of Palitana, the home of the gorgeous Asiatic Lions, the white vastness of Little Rann and the holy city of Nashik
  • Walk around the World Heritage site of Champaner-Pavagadh
  • Explore the historic monuments at Palitana and Modhera
  • Watch the Asiatic lions in Sasan Gir
  • Embark on a wine tour in Nashik 
 

Full Itinerary

click through the days of your journey

  • View from MO

    Day 01

    Tuesday 19 Mar 2019

    Australia | Singapore

    Welcome to Singapore! On arrival, meet your Latitude 33 representative and transfer to your hotel situated in the heart of Marina Bay. Enjoy the evening meeting your fellow travellers at the luxurious Oriental Lounge located on the 19th floor. 

    Mandarin Oriental 

  • Outdoor Pool

    Day 02

    Wednesday 20 Mar 2019

    Singapore

    Enjoy Champagne breakfast at the Oriental Lounge with panoramic views of the Singapore skyline, or stop by for complimentary afternoon tea along with all-day wines, beers and soft beverages along with evening cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. A welcome dinner brings everyone together this evening. 

    Mandarin Oriental (B-D)

  • 31253163-H1-The Oberoi Mumbai Lobby

    Day 03

    Thursday 21 Mar 2019

    Singapore | Mumbai, India

    After an early breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Mumbai. On arrival, you are met and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. 

    Oberoi Mumbai (B)

  • 31253127-H1-The Oberoi Mumbai Exterior

    Day 04

    Friday 22 Mar 2019

    Mumbai, India

    Mumbai is the largest metropolis in India. This morning, you will visit Fort Mumbai, the Prince of Wales Museum and a number of fine shops and boutiques. In the afternoon, you have the opportunity to see the famed 'dabbawallas' or 'lunch box carriers' in action. 

    Oberoi Mumbai (B) 

  • AURANGABAD WELCOME 73 w_o gateway

    Day 05

    Saturday 23 Mar 2019

    Mumbai, India

    Spend the morning at leisure. In the afternoon, transfer to Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Railway Station and begin your enchanting journey to the Royal city of the Gaekwads - Vadodara. 

    Deccan Odyssey (B-D)

  • Laxmi Vilas Palace Vadodara

    Day 06

    Sunday 24 Mar 2019

    Vadodara, India

    Step into the pages of history as you explore a town full of ruins in Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park. Later, reserve your evening for high tea at the magnificent Laxmi Vilas Palace where the Royal family still resides!

    Deccan Odyssey (B-L-D)

  • Deccan Odyssey

    Day 07

    Monday 25 Mar 2019

    Palitana, India

    Today, the Deccan Odyssey will halt at the holy town of Palitana where you will embark on an excursion to Shatrunjai hill. Walk around Shatrunjai hill, admiring the spectacular cluster of Jain temples exquisitely carved in marble.

    Deccan Odyssey (B-L-D)

  • Asiatic Lion Gir Forest National Park

    Day 08

    Tuesday 26 Mar 2019

    Sasan Gir, India

    Today, an expert naturalist will accompany you on your trip to the national park in Sasan Gir. He will familiarise you with the Asiatic lions and a myriad variety of birds and other creatures. Visit the famous Somnath temple in the evening. 

    Deccan Odyssey (B-L-D)

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    Day 09

    Wednesday 27 Mar 2019

    Little Rann of Kutch, India

    Indulge in a cross- dessert safari across the Little Rann of Kutch. Contrary to its name, Rann is the world's largest salt marsh spread over at a distance of 7500 sq km. Your jeep safari will take you across the Wild Ass Sanctuary where you will get a chance to spot the ghudkar, or Indian wild ass and other species like the desert fox, jungle cat, jackal and several birds. Later, you will also get a chance to visit the settlements and villages that are famous for their traditional embroideries and weaving.

    Deccan Odyssey (B-L-D)

  • Modhera Sun Temple

    Day 10

    Thursday 28 Mar 2019

    Modhera | Patan, India

    Today will be spent exploring the 11th century Sun temple and the famous 11th century step well Rani ki Vav. This step well is renowned for being the finest example of subterranean architecture for water management. In the afternoon, head towards the Patola house for some exquisite Patola sarees. 

    Deccan Odyssey (B-L-D)

  • Traditional Indian Thali

    Day 11

    Friday 29 Mar 2019

    Nashik, India

    Today, the Deccan Odyssey will halt at the holy city of Nashik also known as the wine capital of the country. Make your way towards Pandu Leni, to explore one of the most ancient Jain and Buddhist cave temples in India. After exploring, drive to the Grover Zampa vineyards, where an exclusive tour of India's finest wine producing facilities awaits you. Reserve your evening for a trip to the Godavari ghats, where you will witness the various Hindu rituals related to birth, death and initiation.

    Deccan Odyssey (B-L-D)

  • 001-The Oberoi Udaivilas - Boatride on lake Pichola-2

    Day 12

    Saturday 30 Mar 2019

    Mumbai | Udaipur, India

    After breakfast, bid farewell to the Deccan Odyssey. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Udaipur. Situated on the banks of Lake Pichola with lush green hills of the Aravalli surroundings, Udaipur, the "City of Sunrise" is often described as the most romantic city in India. Enjoy a sunset cruise this evening on Lake Pichola followed by a special welcome dinner. 

    Oberoi Udaivilas (B-D)

  • 006-The Oberoi Udaivilas - Architecture

    Day 13

    Sunday 31 Mar 2019

    Udaipur, India

    Today's tour will begin at the City Palace. This sprawling palace was built over three centuries and is a series of four interconnecting palaces, illustrative of various architectural styles. You will also walk through the Crystal Gallery with a rather eclectic collection. Later in the afternoon you will visit the Old City. You will also see the very rare and ephemeral art of Jal Sanjhi, a religious art that involves drawing with colored powder on water.

    Oberoi Udaivilas (B-L)

  • 020-The Oberoi Udaivilas - Romantic Dinner

    Day 14

    Monday 01 Apr 2019

    Udaipur, India

    This morning we drive you to the Delwara region of Rajasthan, which houses the beautiful temples of Nagda and Eklingji. Tonight, you will participate in a culinary experience conducted by the noble family of Bedla. They have hosted Queen Elizabeth, Jacqueline Kennedy and the first Prime Minister of India. The secret age-old recipes of the Bedla family have been passed along generations.

    Oberoi Udaivilas (B-D)

  • 002-The Oberoi Rajvilas - Lobby Entrance

    Day 15

    Tuesday 02 Apr 2019

    Udaipur | Jaipur, India

    Transfer to the airport to board your flight to Jaipur, the "Pink City". Head to the City Palace and enjoy a private tour of the residential areas of the Palace (not open to the general public), followed by a glass of Champagne in the royal living room. From the City Palace you will enter the extraordinary Jantar Mantar, the astronomical observatory built in 1827 followed by a visit to the iconic Hawa Mahal, or 'Palace of the Winds' with its ornate pink facade. 

    Oberoi Rajvilas (B)

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    Day 16

    Wednesday 03 Apr 2019

    Jaipur, India

    The morning will be at leisure. Alternatively, you have the option of exploring the bazaars of the old city - colorful, aromatic, happily chaotic and offering anything from the famous Jaipur jewelry to ordinary household goods. After lunch, visit the excellent Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing and the fort palace at Amber. A surprise dinner awaits this evening. 

    Oberoi Rajvilas (B-D)

  • 020-The Oberoi Amarvilas Agra - Exterior

    Day 17

    Thursday 04 Apr 2019

    Jaipur | Agra, India

    Today we drive to Agra stopping by Fatehpur Sikri en route, a UNESCO World Heritage Site structure constructed entirely in vibrant red sandstone. Your guide will meet you again late afternoon and take you to the Taj Mahal, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Taj Mahal is best seen at different times of the day when the white marble reflects the nuances of the changing light from the sun. 

    Oberoi Amarvilas (B-L)

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    Day 18

    Friday 05 Apr 2019

    Agra, India

    After a leisurely breakfast, you will visit one of the great monuments of the city - the Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The rest of the day will be at leisure. 

    Oberoi Amarvilas (B)

  • 021-The Oberoi Amarvilas Agra - Taj Mahal

    Day 19

    Saturday 06 Apr 2019

    Agra | Delhi, India

    You will have the option of returning to the Taj Mahal at sunrise. After breakfast you will drive to Delhi with sightseeing stops along the way. On arrival, you will check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. 

    Oberoi New Delhi (B)

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    Day 20

    Sunday 07 Apr 2019

    Delhi, India

    After a leisurely morning, visit one of the architectural triumphs of the Mughal Empire – Humayun’s Tomb (the design of the Taj Mahal is based on this tomb). Return to the hotel driving past Rajpath, or "King's Way", passing by the Secretariat buildings, Parliament House, Presidential Palace (Rashtrapati Bhawan), and India Gate. Tonight, get together for a farewell dinner. 

    Oberoi New Delhi (B-D)

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    Day 21

    Monday 08 Apr 2019

    Delhi, India | Australia

    After an early breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight home. 

    Check-out of Hotel (B)

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Inclusions

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01 | FLIGHTS & TRANSFERS

 

  • Return airport transfers in Australia^
  • Return International airfares from Australia 
  • Domestic flights within India 
  • See flight upgrade options below (subject to availability) 
  • MO Lobby
  • The Oriental Club Reception
  • Oriental Club Lounge
  • Axis Bar and Lounge
  • BAY@5 - Evening
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private cabanas - Day
  • Private Cabana

03 | MANDARIN ORIENTAL

During your stay in Singapore, you will have access to the exclusive Oriental Club Lounge. Located on the 19th floor, enjoy panoramic views of the Singapore skyline (smart casual attire is required). Benefits include: 

  • Champagne breakfast and afternoon tea daily
  • All-day wines, beers and soft drinks
  • Evening cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
  • Complimentary pressing of two garments per day
  • Complimentary high-speed internet access
  • Private check-in and check-out at the Oriental Club Lounge
  • Guaranteed late check-out at 4pm 
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  • 001-The Oberoi Udaivilas - Boatride on lake Pichola-2
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  • 004-The Oberoi Rajvilas - Gardens
  • 017-The Oberoi Amarvilas Agra - Swimming Pool 1
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04 | OBEROI HOTELS & RESORTS

Serene surroundings, luxurious rooms and legendary service. A stay at Oberoi Hotels promises all of these benefits and more. 

  • Oberoi Hotels & Resorts has been voted Best Hotel Group by the readers of The Telegraph, UK, 2017
  • Oberoi Hotels & Resorts has been voted Asia's Leading Luxury Hotel Brand in the 2017 World Travel Awards
  • Oberoi Hotels & Resorts has been voted World's Best Hotel Brand for the second consecutive year by the readers' of Travel + Leisurein 2016 World's Best Awards
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  • D O WAAVAR REST 137 main-service final
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05 | DECCAN ODYSSEY

 

  • All meals, soft beverages including juices, mineral water and soft drinks
  • Guided off-train excursions as per itinerary 
  • Entrance fees, park fees, still camera fees and transport
  • Services of an English-speaking local guide throughout 
  • See upgrade option to Presidential Suite below (subject to availability) 
 
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