Captivating Cultures: A Grand Tour from Rome to Rajasthan by Private Jet

Istanbul, Turkey

Escorted Group Tours

On this luxurious holiday, we’ll be whisked away on a privately chartered jet for a grand and unique journey. We’ll begin in the Eternal City of Rome and conclude in mesmerising Istanbul, stopping along the way in equally show-stopping Montenegro, Jordan, India and Uzbekistan. Staying in exquisite hotels and dining at the most elegant and authentic restaurants, we’ll also be treated to a dazzling array of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which will be exclusive to our group. We’ll visit the Vatican before it opens, cruise the breathtaking Bay of Kotor, see iconic Petra and gaze at the stars under Wadi Rum’s desert skies. India promises tours of the Palace of the Winds, game drives in search of tigers and dawn views of the Taj Mahal from our hotel room. We’ll dine overlooking Uzbekistan’s beautiful city of Samarkand and explore Istanbul’s highlights before a farewell dinner to remember. We hope you’ll join us on this unmatched experience in the world of travel.

Included with every escorted tour

  • VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Knowledgeable tour managers
  • Included excursions
  • Selected meals and international flights

Including

55 meals

  • 22 breakfasts
  • 10 lunches
  • 22 dinners
  • 1 brunch

Accommodation

22 nights in hotels

Transport

Travel in destination by coach

Excursions and visits

  • Guided tour of the Colosseum; exclusive, private pre-opening tour of the Vatican museums and Sistine Chapel; walking tour of baroque Rome, squares and fountains; and an extra excursion of your choice in Rome
  • Exclusive catmaran cruise on the Bay of Kotor; visit to the island of Our Lady of the Rocks, with private open-air concert; and transportation to Budva if you wish to visit
  • 4WD tour of Wadi Rum; and tour of Petra
  • Tour of Amber Fort; yoga session; excursion to the City Palace, Jantar Mantar observatory and the Palace of the Winds; three game drives in Ranthambore; train journey to Bharatpur; visit to Fatehpur Sikri; guided tour of Taj Mahal; and tour of Agra Fort
  • Tour of Samarkand; plov cooking class; laser show in Registan Square; and a choice between an excursion to Shakhrisabz or a visit to local vineyard for a tasting
  • Tour of Istanbul including the spice bazaar and Grand Bazaar; visit to Hürrem Sultan Hamami Turkish bath; tour of Istanbul including the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia; cocktails on exclusive yacht cruise on the Bosphorus strait; and an excursion of your choice in Istanbul
  • Drinks and dinner at the Royal restaurant, overlooking the Colosseum, Rome; farewell dinner at Casina Valadier, Rome; traditional dinner in the desert, Wadi Rum; exclusive Arabian banquet, Little Petra; exclusive gala dinner at Raj Palace, Jaipur; exclusive rooftop terrace dinner overlooking Registan Square, Samarkand; dinner at Sunset Grill & Bar, Istanbul; and farewell gala dinner in Istanbul riverside mansion

Plus

All drinks on board the aircraft, plus a selection of soft drinks with included lunches, and beer, wine and soft drinks with included dinners

Entry visa for Jordan

Luggage allowance of two pieces per person

All gratuities

Expert local guides in each destination with Quietvox headsets

Overview

  • 22 nights

  • Italy, Montenegro, Jordan, India, Uzbekistan & Turkey

  • London Stansted Airport

  • Escorted tour moderate

From £29,995 per person

Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction if not required

Itinerary

Duration: 23 days

Please note

  • A wide range of onboard flight entertainment can be streamed directly to your own tablet.

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