Escape No 5 this week's escape - if you are looking at an old newsletter please call us at 403277-6884 or email firstname.lastname@example.org INDIA – DOING IT BUCKET LIST STYLE
I loved this trip when I did it. The hotels were out of this world and the service was first class. Our small group had a driver, guide and someone to make sure we always had a chilled bottle of water.
24 Feb 2020 - from $7051 pp
12 nights fully escorted luxury touring with 5 star hotels and sightseeing included (flights are additional) VIP EXPERIENCES
Agra: Walk through a village in the shadow of the Taj Mahal with one of the villagers to discover the way of life as agriculturists next to India's most famous monument. Enjoy tea and pakoras on a rooftop with exceptional views. Money generated from the tour is used for sanitation in the village and education for women.
Jaipur: In private elegance at Sukh Niwas, Jaipur's City Palace, enjoy a High Tea fit for royalty. Renowned for its spectacular Lalique Peacock table made to order for the Royal Family of Jaipur, this VIP experience is only available to Luxury Gold guests.
Delhi: Enjoy a rickshaw ride through the bustling streets of Old Delhi. See the Red Fort and visit Qutub Minar. Drive along the Rajpath to view the India Gate and Parliament House. Visit Raj Ghat and the Tomb of the Emperor Humayun.
Agra: Take a walk through the local markets and enjoy the colours and craftsmanship of the local sellers. Visit the majestic Taj Mahal, bathed in the first rays of dawn, and learn about this romantic national icon.
Jaipur: Ascend by jeep to stroll through the sprawling complex of courtyards and halls of Amber Fort. Enjoy the shimmering mirrored walls and ceilings, the airy rooms that housed queens and concubines, and the wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. Join your Travelling Concierge who will show you the marvel of Hawa Mahal, the Palace of Winds. Visit the City Palace Museum that houses traditional Rajasthani and Mughal Art as well as the royal observatory, built in 1726.
Bikaner: Learn about all things dromedary at the Camel Research and Breeding Farm. Bikaner: Enjoy a visit to the Junagarh Fort.
Jaisalmer: Visit Garhi Sagar Lake and Fort. Visit the local markets and experience desert life.
Bishnoi: Take a jeep safari and experience rural village life as you are welcomed by the local community.
Jodhpur: Visit Mehrangarh Fort. Take a tuk tuk ride through the ancient streets and take in the sights and sounds of Sadar Market. Ranakpur: Visit the fortified Jain temple complex. Udaipur: Visit the City Palace complex, a testimony to the Rajput passion for art and architecture. Visit the Jagdish Temple and Garden of the Maids of Honour.