Start and end in New Delhi! With the in-depth cultural tour Holi Festival, you have a 12 day tour package taking you through New Delhi, India and 5 other destinations in India. Holi Festival includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport.
In and around New DelhiEnjoy New Delhi with visits to old Delhi, including the Qutab Minar, Red Fort and open air markets.
In and around AmritsarEnjoy Amritsar, the "Pool of Nectar", is named after the sacred pool in the Golden Temple. Visits to the Harmandir Gurdwara (Golden Temple), Wagah Border and experience the India/Pakistan border closing ceremony.
Jaipur is the essential stop in Rajasthan. The city is know as the pink city as it was paited red to welcome Englands Prince Alfred in 1853. Here we will see many local palaces, gardens and monuments. This is also where we will partaking in the Holi Festival. Holi marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring and is has its beginnings with Lord Krishna.
Agra is renowned the world over for the fabulous Taj Mahal. While in Agra we will visit the Agra Fort and Taj Mahal.
In and around KhajurahoKhajuraho oozes with passion, eroticism, dance and music and other finesses of creative arts depicted in sculpture and images of the temples. At one point 85 temples were built in Nagara style, though only 22 have survived. We visit the many palaces and temples around the city.
Varanasi is situated on the bank of the Ganges river and is one the holiest and oldest cities in the world. It is considered to be the epicenter of Hindiusm and India. We will partake in an Aarti (prayer) ceremony along the Ganges including a boat ride to see the Ghats offer prayers and flow diyas (oil lamps) on the river.
In the afternoon, you will catch a flight back to New Delhi where you will have day use of a hotel room until your return trip home.