The history of Rajasthan mesmerizes and inspires people throughout the world and during your 14-day India tour, the landscape tells legends of perseverance and the lavish architecture tells stories of wealth alongside colorful cities. You will venture through the fabled palaces of maharajas and discover the treasured majestic mansions that persist through time, where you can find unmatched regal beauty in the immaculate imagery.
Delhi - Among Palaces and Maharajas
Arrive in Delhi, the capital city of India. The energy is palpable the moment you step off the plane. You are met by your private transfer and quickly taken to your charming bed and breakfast that offers the calm of the countryside alongside the whirlwind of the Delhi streets. You are immediately swept up in the allure of India. Women walk down the street with saris that gracefully dangle and drift with vibrant hues. The spiced scent of masala chai brings familiar notes of cinnamon and cardamom. The old and new divisions of the city draw equal luster and vitality. You settle in and watch your first day in India go by.
Delhi - Explore India's Contemporary Capital
Agra - The Images of Agra
Agra - Present Icons to Past Capitals
Jaipur - Around the Majestic Pink
Jaipur - Beyond the Palace of Winds
Mandawa - Desert Mansions and Frescoes
Bikaner - Relishing Desert Towns
Jaisalmer - Indian City of Gold
Jaisalmer - The Desert Sands
Jodhpur - Golden Fort to Blue Houses
Udaipur - Exchanging Blue Buildings for the Blue Lake
Udaipur - Like a Maharaja
Delhi - Lakeside Departures
- Visit the Taj Mahal and discover the intricate details that create the grandeur of Mughal architecture
- Experience the golden hue of Jaisalmer’s marvelous fortress
- Stroll through the ancient streets blue streets of Jodhpur
- Enjoy a boat ride on Pichola Lake in the romantic city of Udaipur
- Witness the rich pink architecture of the celebrated City Palace complex in Jaipur
- Traverse the grounds of the ancient imperial ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri
- Explore the treasured Sam Sand Dunes on a camel safari
The wealth of Rajasthan’s history is apparent in the remains of opulent palaces and mansions, stunning lakes and tremendous fortresses. On this 14-day trip through India you will have an in depth exploration of the celebrated state. The fabulous colors are famous throughout the region and the culture stems from the Rajput past. From a camel safari in the Thar Desert to a serene boat ride along Pichola Lake, you will discover the past and present of luminescent cities in the endless wonderment of Rajasthan.
Your India discovery tour begins in Delhi. Upon your arrival you are met at the airport and escorted to your delightful bed and breakfast away from the rambunctiousness of the capital streets. When you tour through Delhi you will find tremendous history filled with centuries of ruins that remain continually in use by the locals. The following day you will venture to Agra to witness the Taj Mahal’s changing colors and the red hue of the sandstone Agra Fort.
In Fatehpur Sikri you will find the exquisite Mughal capital before you continue onward to Jaipur. The Pink City contains much of the quintessential color and imagery of India and Rajasthan. Spend two full days exploring, from the City Palace complex to Monkey Temple. In Mandawa you will find the charm of a desert city that has preserved the lavish frescoes of its local Haveli. Venture to Bikaner where the intricacies of the desert fort shine with a powerful splendor.
Onward to Jaisalmer you will find the Gold City. The fortress catches the sun on its sandstone walls and reflects the light. You have two days to explore the reveled fort and surrounding desert. You could even partake in a camel safari through the sand dunes of the Thar Desert. Arrive in Jodhpur, the Blue City, where the delicate spiced air encircles the colorful buildings, remnants of a vibrant the historical spice trade. A full day in Udaipur takes you around the reflective lake and through the immaculate City Palace Complex before you return to Delhi and continue onward toward home.
$2,095 per person (excluding international flights)
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