India is a country with an exceptionally rich history. It is more than 5000 years old and houses almost one billion inhabitants. It is the country of one thousand colours and the wonderful smell of jasmine, from the golden sandy hills of the Indian desert and the Aravalli hills to the numerous cities up Norht and the endless white beaches in the south.
Delhi, the elegant capital city, with its impressive street life, full of narrow streets alley ways and jingling rickshas. The dynamic and colourful old Delhi with busy bazars and Moghul architecture and New Delhi, a business centre with broad boulevards and a varied look.
The graceful Red Fort, the Jama Mashid (the largest mosque of India) and the Qutab Minar complex with its high tower are absolutely worthwhile. Stay in one of the majestical hotels where you are treated like a queen.
The exotic Rajasthan with its rich culture and history, its countless forts and huge palaces. Enjoy a lunch in a green oasis, arrange your own cricket or elephant polo competition, take a ride on a camel and enjoy the sunset with a glass of champagne. Feel like a king or queen during your stay in the wonderful Samode Palace or experience a magical night in a real campsite…. under an unforgettable starry sky.
The Ganges is a sacred, holy river, worshipped by the Hindus. Take a trip on a boat and experience a traditional evening ceremony… a very special adventure! After all, it is believed that bathing in the Ganges purifies the soul.
Visit the Pink City, or stay – in true James Bond style – in the Lake Palace. Explore the countryside with a colourful Jugaad. Of course a ride on a tonga to the Taj Mahal – the most romantic monument in the world – should also be part of your visit.
Khajuraho with its erotic images is unique in the world, riding a bike along the temple complex and through the local villages.
Why not cross the country with the Maharadjas Express? This Express is the most luxurious in the world, an experience in itself !
Further south, we find countless rice fields and palm trees, discover the backwaters and sleep on a traditional house boat.
Rest on the heavenly beaches of Goa and enjoy an Ayurveda treatment…