Palace in the Hills: Maharaja Style

3-Day Tour of Jaipur & Samode, Rajasthan - North India

Prices from £475 pp

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Duration3 days / 2 nights (flexible)

LocationJaipur - Samode village

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Overview

Live like royalty and feel the epic romance of a fairy-tale Rajasthani palace. Nestled picturesquely amid rugged hills, Samode Palace is around an hour’s drive from Jaipur. Dating back over 150 years, it’s a gorgeous example of Rajput-Mughal architecture with twisting staircases, spacious wings and sprawling frescoes. You’ll spend two nights here, wandering along the terraces, exploring the village and gazing over the hills from the rooftop infinity pool.

What's included

  • Accommodation – price based on 2 people sharing
  • Breakfast
  • Private transfers in A/C car with driver to and from Samode

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Arrival in Samode

Today, you’ll travel to the village of Samode, where you’ll stay in a beautiful palace just outside the centre. It’s a glorious example of traditional Rajput-Mughal architecture, filled with bygone romance. Here, you can enjoy two beautiful swimming pools, a sauna and Ayurvedic spa centre, a classic restaurant and an intimate courtyard bar. Needless to say, you’ll be treated like royalty.

We also offer a great alternative for a smaller budget; fully furnished tents set in beautiful gardens with a lovely swimming pool just outside the village.

Arrival in Samode

Free time

After breakfast in one of the shady inner courtyards, you can take a stroll down into the village, which originally sprung up around the palace to serve the resident Maharaja. Once you have explored the village you can head back to Samode Palace, and admire the Rajput-Mughal architecture with twisting staircases, spacious wings and sprawling frescoes.

Free time

Departure from Samode.

Your stay in Samode ends after breakfast today. You can take a last walk around the hotel, taking in the magnificent views and the grandeur, before heading off with your driver to your next destination.

Departure from Samode.
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