Immerse yourself in India’s festive spirit with this tour to not one, but two of India’s colourful festivals – vibrant and colourful Holi & the Gangaur Festival. On this vibrant journey witness the illuminated cities, partake in joyful celebrations, and create lasting memories. From the bustling streets of Jaipur to the lake city of Udaipur, this trip offers a truly enchanting experience of India’s rich traditions and ancient heritage.
Experience India’s Holi festival, a riot of colour on the streets of the cities. Celebrate your Holi in Jaipur with the local residents at the historic Govind Dev Ji Temple and engage in the tradition of throwing vibrant gulal (powdered colours) at one another.
In Udaipur witness and join in the celebrations of the Gangaur Festival. Celebrated by the local women, the Gangaur Festival involves the wearing of the most colourful sari’s and marks the worship and homage paid to Gauri in celebration of spring, marital fidelity, the harvest and childbearing.
In between these amazing festivals go on safari for leopards and savor dinner in an Indian stepwell in Narlai, shop till you drop in Jaipur, enjoy a food tour through Old Delhi and witness the humbling spectacle of the Ganga Aarti in the holy city of Varanasi.
Visit the more off the beaten track villages of Rajasthan with visits to temples of Khajuraho and Orchha, and who could leave India with out dropping in on the Taj Mahal in Agra?
As part of your tour, stay in former palaces that were once home to royalty and traditional haveli’s – India’s former mansions. Eat in locally owned restaurants and delight in delectable local cuisine for included meals and enjoy authentic experiences which support the people on a local level.