Wonderfully different, there is nothing quite like India. Travel a lot? No matter how much you've done or how many countries you've visited, when you first arrive in India it will hit you like a gale force wind. A hurricane of sounds, smells and colour where nothing is as it seems. Travel to India reveals a country that is both mesmerizing, exotic, exciting and mystical but at times frustrating, confusing and chaotic. Relax, stay calm, be patient and smile and India will open up herself to you in all her splendid glory.
Golden Triangle—Delhi, Agra & Jaipur (TAHGTC)
Spend six days traversing the famed Golden Triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Explore the sites of hectic Delhi and onto Agra to marvel at the majestic Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World and one of the most recognizable structures on the planet. Visit Fatephur Sikri, the 'Deserted City' of red sandstone, the Amber Fort and the sights of Jaipur—all await you in the frenzy of culture and history that makes up India’s Golden Triangle.
Highlights: Exploring Delhi's bustling streets, Marvelling at the monuments of Agra and the Taj Mahal, Gazing upon the ancient city of Fatephur Sikri.
Varanasi Experience (TAHVNC)
A perfect add-on to any trip to India, explore the mystical and holy Hindu city of Varanasi. Take a memorable sunrise boat trip down the Ganges River and be enthralled by the thousands of devotees who come to the banks of the river to absolve themselves of their sins. Witness the bathing ghats and centuries-old temples, and explore the narrow winding lanes in search of exquisite silks, brassware and stunning saris. On your free day, take an optional visit to Sarnath, known as the birthplace of Buddhism and the site of the enlightened Buddha’s first sermon.
Highlights: Cruising the Ganges River and observing local traditions and rituals, Exploring Varanasi's Old City and marvelling at its ghats.