Celebrate the beginning of spring with the exuberant festivities of Holi – India’s most dazzling celebration, when streets throughout the country are transformed into bursts of color. Holi in Udaipur is celebrated for two days. On the eve, the royal family lights the bonfire on the grounds of City Palace with the locals performing a folk dance around it. On the day of Holi, you can observe or even participate in throwing color dyes. Your choice! Combine Holi festivities with witnessing the history and culture of ancient Indian and Mughal…
Explore this hidden gem of north India. Step into beautifully restored mansions and immerse yourself in East-meets-West paintings that rival Italian frescoes and mosaics! Explore the history and the boom and bust of the wealthy ancient merchants. Visit remarkable historic forts, palaces, Hindu and Jain temples. Feel the pulse of the desert and lakes in Rajasthan. Let these beautiful frescoes, palaces and landscape unroll like a magic carpet before your eyes as you trek off the beaten path.
Reach back into the ancient Dravidian culture and observe the influence of Dutch traders centuries ago. Let the beautiful palaces, ancient temples and historic ruins awe you. And then be enchanted by the golden sand beaches of Goa and its stunning cathedrals. A kaleidoscopic view Indian and Portuguese cultures, sweetened with sun, sea, sand, spices and spirituality. A unique journey that one should not miss!
A great civilization can be defined by the magnificence of its architecture. Explore the ancient Mughal, Hindu, Colonial and Modern architectural styles in North India. Experience the influences and the rise and fall of past dynasties. North Indian architecture is a great celebration of the creativity of the artisans who dedicated their lives bringing to life these wondrous works of alluring beauty. Led by a guide specializing in architecture, dive into the intricate designs that will open before your discerning eyes.
Food is an amazing and delicious pathway to understanding a culture. An experienced chef will lead the tour and introduces you to a perfect mosaic of North India's food, wine and heritage. Discover the fine art of cooking Indian meals. Savor the fragrant scents of cumin, coriander, turmeric and other colorful spices. Excite your taste buds with everything from street food to refined dining at mansions and palaces. Explore regional Indian cuisine including Rajasthani, Mughal, Awadhi and Parsi food. Each of these exotic cuisines reflect their home climate, history and…
Experience the “true” nature of India and join our rank of birdwatchers for an easy rewarding bird safari! Visit amazing historical Hindu and Islamic temples, forts, palaces and the most magnificent shrine for a lost love, the Taj Mahal and one of the world’s most famous bird sanctuaries, Keoladeo Ghana National Park.
The luxurious Palace on Wheels railway train offers you a glimpse into the rich history of India, its marvelous architecture, the vibrant colors of its cultures and peoples, and not forgetting its many flavorful cuisines. The beautiful carriages are replicas of the original carriages of the Maharajas. Starting from Delhi, visit the Pink City of Jaipur, the golden citadel Jaisalmer, the blue city of Jodhpur, the Ramthambhor tiger reserve, the largest fort in India - Chittorgarh, the romantic city of the lakes Udaipur, the bird sanctuary in Bharatpur and the…
The Deccan Odyssey is a plush and luxurious train allowing you to reminisce a bygone era. Journey through ancient stone temples, famous Mughal and Hindu monuments before returning to the modern bustling Mumbai. Sample a variety of the region's delicious cuisines in the dining cars and rest in your luxury cabin while the train travels to your next destination. A refined journey for discerning tourists to explore the spectacular ancient historical sites of India!
Travel in-style with the elegance of a bygone era on a fabulous rail journey from Delhi to Mumbai on the famous Maharajas Express. Explore desert sand dunes, old palaces, the Taj Mahal and go on a wildlife safari. The Maharaja (Indian Prince) ensconces you in exquisite, comfortable dining and lounge cars, and a luxurious cabin with large panoramic windows.
Recuperateyourself with 5 full days of Ayurvedic treatments and then discover the natural wonders and fascinating cultures of Kerala, a south Indian state on the tropical Malabar Coast. While you are in Cochin, gaze out over the warm tropical waters of the Arabian Sea. Enjoy the unique Kathakali dance performance. Travel inland to tea plantations and nature reserves in the lush Western Ghats Mountains. Relax on a small boat (shikara) cruise through a maze of green waterways, coconut groves and rice paddies. Excite your mind and refresh your body in…
Get a crash course on Indian Weddings 101 and attend 2 days of exciting wedding celebrations while touring India’s Golden Triangle: Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Attend an authenic wedding in Udaipur, the city famous for its lavish royal residences and the charms of old colonial times. Witness the history and culture of Indian, Mughal empires and the British Raj. Explore the heritage journeying through Hindu and Islamic temples, forts, palaces and the most magnificent shrine for a lost love, the Taj Mahal. Visit Deogart to experience local village life in…
Rejuvenate yourself with Ayurvedic massages while discovering the natural wonders and fascinating cultures of Kerala, a south Indian state on the tropical Malabar Coast. We start from Cochin harbor on the Arabian Sea, up to the cool hill station and tea plantations before descending down to backwaters of fresh water lagoons and canals. We end on a sunny beach facing the Arabian Sea under the coconut trees. While your taste buds enjoy tea, spices, fresh seafood and other local produce, you are also pampered with Ayuedaa massages and enjoy the…
Discover the fascinating culture of Kerala, a south Indian state on the tropical Malabar Coast. Find serenity in peaceful Cochin, as you gaze out over the warm tropical waters of the Arabian Sea. Travel inland to tea plantations and nature reserves in the lush the Western Ghats Mountains. Relax on a small boat cruise through a maze of green waterways, coconut groves and rice paddies. The wonders in Kerala await you.
Step into glorious, historic, royal palaces and forts in India’s Golden Triangle and Rajasthan, and admire the royal tombs of Taj Mahal and Humayan’s tomb. Explore the golden sands of the vast Thar Desert in Rajasthan on your Camel Safari then enjoy the bliss on the magnificent lakes. To fully experience the world of old India ambience, you will be staying in some of the world’s most famous India Heritage hotels. A golden adventure for everyone!
Reach back into the Dravidian culture and observe the influence of the French, Dutch and English colonialists. There's much to learn about the South Indian culture on this tour. Excite your taste buds with an interactive kitchen experience with an authentic Chettinad chef. Enrich your knowledge while enjoying a cup of tea at the Munnar Tea Plantations and Tea Museum. Arrive at Kerala where St Thomas the Apostle introduced Christianity in the 1st century. Stroll by the Arabian Sea front and relax on a Backwaters small boat cruise. You'll be…
Explore the beautiful Rajput-era palaces in the Lake City – See both the desert and the cool placid lakes on your Northern India heritage tour in India’s Golden Triangle: Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Explore the culture of Indian, Mughal empires and the British Raj. Visit Hindu and Islamic temples, forts, palaces and the most magnificent shrine for a lost love, the Taj Mahal.
If you are on a tight schedule, this great ‘India-101’ introduction tour is just right for you! Witness the history and culture of Indian, Mughal empires and the British Raj through the kaleidoscope of India’s Golden Triangle: Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Explore the heritage journey through Hindu and Islamic temples, forts, palaces and the most magnificent shrine for a lost love, the Taj Mahal.
Spot exotic animals and appreciate the magnificent tigers of India. Embark on the history and culture of Indian, Mughal empires and the British Raj! Explore the heritage journey through Hindu and Islamic temples, forts, palaces and the most magnificent shrine for a lost love, the Taj Mahal. Get started and enjoy one of India’s most scenic nature parks. With a rich diversity of fauna and flora including the Bengal tiger, sambar, chital, nilgai, wild boar, leopard, sloth bear and a myriad of bird life, you don't want to miss this…
Take in the spectacular view of the East Himalayas with majestic mountains, waterfall and native plants and ancient mystical Tibetan Buddhist monasteries. Many villages here retain its traditional ways of life. The ancient Buddhist monasteries of the region are destination for Buddhist religious pilgrimage. See the influences the British Raj made having arrived here in 1800 to establish Kolkata (a colonial capital city for the British East India Company) and tea plantations in Darjeeling.