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Tauck A Portrait of India
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  • Location
    India, Asia
  • Board Basis
    Selected Meals Included
  • Duration
    18 Days
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Our popular India holidays give you a complete look at this complex country from north to south. Live like a maharajah at some of the world's top-rated hotels – including a two-night stay at the award-winning The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra, featuring views of the Taj Mahal, and three nights in Udaipur at The Oberoi Udaivilas.


Day 1: New Delhi

Day 2: New Delhi, where old & new converge

Day 3: Delving into the past in Old Delhi

Day 4: Rituals on the River Ganges in Varanasi

Day 5: Ganges cruise & off to Agra & the Taj Mahal

Day 6: Wonders in Agra – the Taj Mahal & Agra Fort

Day 7: Enjoy the royal treatment in Jaipur

Day 8: Jaipur's glittering palaces & Amber Fort

Day 9: On to romantic Udaipur

Day 10: Lake Pichola cruise & Udaipur's treasures

Day 11: Optional balloon ride, Udaipur's markets at leisure

Day 12: To Kochi & a sunset cruise on the Arabian Sea

Day 13: Traditional cuisine & more in Kochi

Day 14: Mohiniattam dancers at Kumarakom

Day 15: Cruising Kerala's canals by houseboat

Day 16: Welcome to Mumbai

Day 17: Treasures of Mumbai & a Heritage Walk

Day 18: Journey home

What's Included:

Multiple-night stays at three hotels ranked among the 15 “World’s Best” hotels by the readers of Travel + Leisure – The Oberoi Udaivilas, The Oberoi Rajvilas and The Oberoi Amarvilas (where you’ll have Taj Mahal views from your room)

Two nights in Jaipur, highlighted by a visit to the Amber Fort and a Maharajah evening featuring dinner and entertainment

A boat ride on the River Ganges, providing an opportunity to experience revered cultural traditions centuries old in Varanasi

Exclusive insider visit to a chef’s private home in Kerala and a cooking demonstration for an authentic taste of daily life

Houseboat and river cruises, and a martial arts demo

Kathakali dance performance in tropical southern India

A hot air balloon ride at dawn over the palaces, temples and other amazing sights of Udaipur

Airport transfers upon arrival and departure as noted

44 meals (17 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 14 dinners); gratuities to local guides, service charges, admissions, taxes and porterage

Price Information

Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote. 

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