Mystical and spiritual, lively and colorful, India overflows with a multiplicity of rich cultures.
Begin your exploration in the Indian capital, touring the sights of both Old and New Delhi alongside National Geographic photographer Steve Raymer. Experience the bustling Chandni Chowk market on a rickshaw ride, observe the grandeur of the Lotus Temple, and get lost in the golden intricacies of the Akshardham.
Next, venture to Jaipur, known as the “pink city.” Bear witness to the pink sandstone façade of the Hawa Mahal palace and the opulence of the four-layered Amer Fort. Finish your day with a taste of India at a home-hosted dinner with a Rajasthan family.
In Ranthambore National Park, once a royal hunting ground, seize the opportunity to search for the elusive Bengal tiger on game drives. Departing for pastoral Kalakho, embark on a village walk to meet the Meena tribespeople.
En route to Agra, visit the impressive 3,500-step Chand Baori Step Well before laying your eyes on the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal. End your day with an Indian cuisine cooking lesson.
Your excursion concludes in India’s spiritual capital, Varanasi. Explore the ornate temples surrounding the city, such as Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple—a famous Hindu structure dedicated to Lord Shiva. Cruising down the Ganges, immerse yourself in the bustling life along the sacred river and witness a traditional aarti ceremony.
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Trip Name: Mystical India
Date: Nov. 5–21, 2020
Tour Operator: Odyssey Unlimited
Price: $5,287 per person based on double occupancy, includes airfare from select cities.
Prices subject to change.