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India: The Colours (and Food) of Rajasthan

Aaaah, India!  This land of rich contrasts and endless wonders leaves visitors stunned, humbled and closer to humanity.

Rajasthan is known as the “Land of Maharajas and has a glorious history and architecture from forts and palaces to timeless local villages. Delectable Destinations’ The Colors of Rajasthan is a 14 day/night journey to the bustling city of New and Old Delhi, the “Pink City” of Jaipur, the “Blue City” of Jodhpur, Agra to visit one of the seven wonders of the world the Taj Mahal and the mystical Thar desert.

Picture a sandcastle on the grandest scale, and you’re halfway to imagining our stay at Mihir Garh boutique hotel, a fairytale fortress in Jodhpur’s rugged Thar desert in the heart of Rajasthan. This stunning property is known as “the fort of the sun.”

India’s dynamic culinary history will be on full display.  You’ll dine at world-class restaurants, partake in once in a lifetime culinary experiences and become intimately acquainted with the ingredients, the history and the preparation of local Indian dishes.

India is a feast for your senses and one of the world’s most culturally and spiritually fascinating places. From the flurry of activity in one of the oldest markets (known as the “moonlight place”) in Old Delhi to he romantic glow of pink Jaipur and the immaculate and majestic Taj Mahal to the sand dunes of the Thar desert – India is like nothing you’ve ever experienced.

This kaleidoscope of colours, sights, sounds, and tastes will be etched in your mind for a lifetime.  Here’s a look at the handpicked cities, luxury accommodations and intimate local activities designed to showcase this extraordinary two weeks:

All trips are personally escorted with private guides and driver.

Old Delhi’s Chandni Chowk Market with lunch at a Haveli (a private mansion)

Visit a 300-year-old spice market – Sensory overload!

Dine at one of the top 50 restaurants in Asia – Indian Accent – Chef Manish Mehrotra.

Culinary Session – One on one interaction with a private chef

Chef guided market tour and cooking class in Delhi

Sunrise over the Taj Mahal

Visits to the “Pink City” of Jaipur and the “Blue City” of Jodhpur.

A stay at Mihir Garh – An oasis in the Thar Desert – A “Shakir” dinner in the sand dunes, with folk dancers and singers, under the stars.

A stay at Rohet Garh – A beautiful family-owned fort in a rural Rajasthani village and time spent visiting the Bisnoi village – interactions with the locals and their simple lifestyle – men and women folk dressed in their traditional Rajasthani garments.

A culinary workshop at Rohet Garh – Specializing in traditional Rajasthan cuisine

A Royal Picnic – A grand recreation of a bygone era.

Guided culinary walks for tastings of the street food in Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra

Your amazing two-week India adventure will end in perfect style as we celebrate the “Spring Festival of Color” called Holi in Delhi. This festive day marks the arrival of Spring, the season of hope and joy. We will spend the holiday with a local family and have a most memorable day!

Delectable Destinations’ The Colors of Rajasthan


February 17 – March 3, 2018

USD 8500.00 per person (based on DBL occupancy)
Single Supplement – $2330.00 USD

Price includes:
All excursions and entrance fees, private guides, 5-star accommodations, internal flights, all meals, cooking classes, a private driver in an air-conditioned vehicle. Tipping is covered for all meals included in the trip and our transport. For hotel service, tipping is at your discretion.

Not included:
Airfare, all incidentals, alcoholic beverages not included in our meals, Visa to enter India, insurances, any vaccines required, any activity not stated in the itinerary.

Each trip has a limited number of spots (minimum of 4 people and a maximum of 7 people),  ensuring that the experience is intimate and personal.

For more info on The Colors of Rajasthan, click here.

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