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Escorted Rail Tours to Udaipur

The City Palace on the shore of Lake Pichola

Set on the shores of the pristine Lake Pichola, Udaipur is surrounded by the Aravalli Ranges of Rajasthan. Often referred to as the City of Lakes, the city was founded by Maharana Udai Singh of Mewar, after the Sisodia dynasty was driven away by the Mughals. The famous City Palace, a majestic white monument, stands on the banks of the lake. Originally built by Mahrana Uday Singh II, the elegant palace built entirely in granite and marble, rises nearly 100 feet (30 metres) above Lake Pichola boasting fantastic panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.

The Palace itself is an amalgamation of eleven fascinating palaces built by different rulers at different times dating back to 1550, each resembling one another. From City Palace you can view the white marble Lake Palace, built in 1746, set amidst the scenic Pichola Lake, nestled between the Aravalli Hills and City Palace, stretching over a four-acre island. Originally built as a royal summer house, the palace has been converted into a luxury hotel.

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India's Palace on Wheels

Magnificent palaces and forts are waiting to be discovered on this Indian rail adventure aboard the Palace on Wheels train. Experience the lifestyle of the Maharajahs as we visit walled cities, marvel at the astonishing Taj Mahal and enjoy tiger spotting in Ranthambore National Park.

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2018FebMarOctNov

15 days from £5,095 pp

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A Royal Indian Odyssey

Discover the heritage of Royal Rajasthan on this Indian odyssey travelling across enthralling India, from Amritsar to Mumbai. Delve into the history of the Maharajas, and discover centuries of heritage and iconic architecture as you watch the sun set over the Taj Mahal.

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2018MarOct

16 days from £3,095 pp

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The Deccan Odyssey & Amritsar

Take a decadent tour of India's vibrant colours on this luxurious tour. From the Golden Temple of Amritsar to the ancient heritage of Mumbai, our Indian adventure takes in the very best of India's treasures, from its UNESCO World Heritage sites to its breathtaking wildlife, all the while staying in 5-Star comfort, with a range of carefully-picked hotels, and 7 nights on board the incomparable Deccan Odyssey.

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