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Taj Mahal

The ultimate monument to undying love and devotion, the Taj Mahal in Agra is the jewel in India’s crown. Built from shining white marble of many subtle shades, the mausoleum is a magical sight to behold at any time, but during full moon it glows like a luminescent pearl. Little wonder that poet Rabindranath Tagore described it as ‘a teardrop on the cheek of eternity’.

Constructed in the 17th century, the Taj Mahal was designed by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It took 22 years to build, involved 20,000 workers, from laborers to embroidery artists, and 1,000 elephants who hauled materials to the site. Considered one of the most beautiful buildings in the world, at one stage the edifice was encrusted with precious stones.

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The four minarets are built at a slight angle away from the monument so that in the event of an earthquake they’ll fall outwards, preventing additional damage.

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Taj Mahal means 'crown of palaces'.

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During times of war and conflict, the structure was completely enclosed in bamboo scaffolding to camouflage it from enemy fire.

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Classic Rajasthan

Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Nimaj, Jodhpur, Narlai & Udaipur

This classic journey gives you the complete experience of Rajasthan allowing you to experience all the highlights that this incredible region has to offer. From the impressive forts and palaces to the local rural markets, this area never ceases to amaze. Add into the mix some beautiful drives through the spectacular countryside and this itinerary...

Best for: Couples, Culture, Road trip, Adventure

Rajasthan in Style

Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore National Park, Alwar & Jaipur

India simply has it all - from battle-scarred forts, elusive tigers roaming wild forests, colorful rural villages unchanged by time and cities buzzing with modern life. This itinerary provides a luxurious taster into this fantastic destination whilst staying at some of the most stylish properties in the region and using the very best private...

Best for: History, Adventure, Culture, Road trip

Off The Beaten Track Rajasthan

Delhi, Agra, Ramathra, Ranthambore National Park, Bundi, Shahpura, Delwara nr Udaipur & Delhi

There is no better way to unlock the mystery and romance of Rajasthan than to get into the countryside and stay in former Maharajah’s palaces. This off the beaten track itinerary is perfect for a second time trip, largely bypassing the major cities and providing a more in-depth experience of rural Rajasthan, highlighting the Indian way of life.

Best for: Adventure, History, Off the beaten track, Couples

Rajasthan for Teenagers

Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Pali & Jodhpur

Rajasthan is an intriguing and beguiling destination, with something exciting around each corner making it ideal for teenagers. This itinerary combines the highlights of Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur and Jodhpur with a varied mix of bustling cities and idyllic rural heartlands giving the perfect mix and introduction to Rajasthan.

Best for: Couples, Culture, History, Honeymoon

Classic Golden Triangle and Kerala

Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Cochin, Backwaters & Lake Vembenad

This classic itinerary takes you from the Golden Triangle of Rajasthan to the golden beaches of Kerala providing a fantastic combination of culture and relaxation. The Golden Triangle is teeming with the sights, sounds and experiences that make India such a mesmerising place from the forts and palaces to the local markets and Kerala provides the...

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Highlights of Rajasthan and The Maldives

Jaipur, Ranthambore, Agra, Delhi & North Male Atoll

On this highlight itinerary you’ll be able to explore the magical history and culture of India's Golden Triangle with a tiger safari in Ranthambore National Park and end with the turquoise blue lagoons of the Maldives. Combining culture, history, adventure and tropical beaches, this itinerary is perfect if you love an adventure with still plenty of...

Best for: Couples, Honeymoon, Beach, Culture

Rajasthan in Ultimate Luxury: Oberoi Hotels

Delhi, Agra, Jaipur & Udaipur

This itinerary lets you experience the vibrancy and exoticism of the Golden Triangle and the romance of Udaipur whilst throughout staying in Oberoi Hotels & Resorts. Enjoy some of the best hotels in India, as you experience unparalleled style and sophistication on this privately chauffeured journey through Rajasthan. Further by combining a...

Best for: Couples, Adventure, Culture, Honeymoon

Classic Taj Mahal, Temples and Tigers

Delhi, Agra, Panna, Bandhavgarh, Kanha, Pench National Park & Mumbai

This classic journey through India combines four different National Parks, the Taj Mahal and the amazing temples of Khajuraho to give you a fantastic taste of the diversity of India. Through this itinerary you’ll have the chance to blend your wildlife experience with seeing a little of India's magical culture and history.

Best for: Wildlife, Road trip, Eco/ethical tourism, Family

North India in Depth

Delhi, Varanasi, Agra, Ranthambore National Park, Jaipur, Nimaj, Jodphur, Jawai Banh & Udaipur

This incredible itinerary provides an in-depth tour of Northern India, exploring all the must-see bucket list highlights from the battle-scarred forts and palaces of Rajasthan, the Taj Mahal, a tiger safari, historic Varanasi and off the beaten track rural hideaways. The itinerary ensures that your experience is perfectly balanced in seeing the...

Best for: Couples, History, Sabbaticals, Road trip

Best of North India

Delhi, Varanasi, Agra, Jaipur, Shahpura & Udaipur

This itinerary provides a brilliant journey through Rajasthan and Northern India, allowing you to experience the beautiful cities of Delhi, Varanasi, Agra, Jaipur and Udaipur. Providing an in-depth tour of one of India’s most romantic and emotive regions, you’ll be able to delve deep into the culture and history of the area accompanied by your...

Best for: Culture, Adventure

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