Visit India and you’re catapulted straight into a chameleonic theater of color. Even the glorious old architecture is vividly draped, from the sun reflecting off the Taj Mahal to the pink regal city of Jaipur. This is the dazzling backdrop, the delightful exterior that hangs over a population delighting in bringing vitality and vibrancy to everything. Just being outside is a sensual banquet; fresh smells float and flicker, merging with sounds of soft temple bells and the shouts of chai wallahs. Then a painted elephant walks past and a market stall reveals a thousand flamboyant saris. Trying to describe this experience to friends verges on the impossible: “well, err, it was, it was so…India!”
Indulge in a memorable tour of the iconic and majestic Taj Mahal
Visit the splendid ancient Mughal capital city of Fatehpur Sikri
Experience the opulent palace complex and powerful extravagance of Jaipur and the Amer Fort
Explore the ancient history that fills Delhi’s classic streets and serene gardens
The holy Ganges is the lifeblood of India, and let its sights, sounds and smells fill your senses as you experience the daily life of the river aboard a private boat tour
TRIP AT A GLANCE Designed for 2019, the majesty of India is yours to discover on this 9-day tour that will take you beyond the Golden Triangle. Wander through the brilliant contemporary and ancient history of Delhi. Stroll through the impressive Amber Fort outside of Jaipur and come face to face with gilded gates and delicate gardens and witness the famous colours of the Pink City. Your time in India will show you the graceful and the powerful, the traditional and the historic.
The iconic images of India are yours to witness on this custom-tailored tour designed to bring you to the majesty of historic cities and celebrated imagination, from the Taj Mahal blanketed with the regal orange of the sunset to the shimmering pink façade of the Palace of Wind. Tour through the eclectic monuments of Delhi and the ancient sandstone capital of Fatehpur Sikri. Whether strolling through a stately garden or experiencing an exclusive display of traditional cuisine, you will find your experience in India entirely golden.
Glide past the riverside temples and ritual bathers who use the waters to absolve their sins and, in Varanasi, discover the meaning behind the ancient Hindu funeral ceremonies that cremate the dead while afloat in the Ganges Venture beyond the Golden Triangle to see the expanse of luxury and landscape. Discover the extravagance of cities and countryside that will prove all that glitters can be better than gold.
Beyond photo opportunities at India’s most famous monuments, this trip takes you on a genuine spiritual journey. Private tour guides will help you feel the soulful connection the people of India have with the Ganges and reveal the meaning of ancient Buddhist and Hindu sites.
The tour starts on the 4th of January 2019 and finishes on 13th January 2019. Enjoy a personalized vacation that best suits your needs, developed by us. Relax during your trip with our 24/7 support and expert local guidance
NEW DELHI: Le Meridien
VARANASI: Taj Ganges
JAIPUR: Four Points by Sheraton
CHENNAI: Trident Hotel
Prices and Inclusions
For Aromansse Retreat Students we are able to get a special price of CAD$2,500 including all taxes and fees.
Single Room Supplement: CAD$ 950
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
Arrival and Departure transfers from and to New Delhi, Indira Gandhi International Airport.
Accommodations in Delhi, Varanasi, Agra, Jaipur and Chennai during tour in 5 star luxury hotels.
Bottled drinking water daily
Private dawn boat ride on River Ganges
Mandatory Christmas Eve Dinner
Aarti Ceremony in Varanasi
Shoe covers at Taj Mahal
Land transportation in air conditioned vehicle
Saree draping class in Jaipur
Services of English Speaking Local Guides
Entrance fees to all the monuments and UNESCO world heritage sites we will be visiting
All local taxes and fees
International Airfare to and from India
Visa Fees for India
Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call etc