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Best Time

October & November

Difficulty

Low

INCREDIBLE INDIA FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS

This tour gives you highlights of what this beautiful country could offer – the strong forts that were once inaccessible places, luxurious palaces, the rustic and traditional lives of its people, unique culture, ancient temples and colorful fairs. Most importantly, you would get enormous opportunity to get some great images from every location that will stay with you forever.

 

EXPERIENCES AVAILABLE:

Walking tours

  • Walking tour of ghats and old city in Varanasi

Private Access / Exclusive exploration

  • Experience Mehrangarh Fort by night on an exclusive tour with the curator himself
  • Tour of the private quarters of the City Palace in Jaipur 

Gastronomy

  • Cooking demonstration and meal with a local family in Jodhpur or Jaipur.
  • Walk in the spice markets in Jodhpur
  • Street food walk in Jaipur 

Ancient Temple Architecture / Spirituality

  • Witness the evening worship ceremony at Birla Temple in Jaipur 

Art

  • Block Printing workshop in Jaipur 

Adventure

  • Hot Air Ballooning in Pushkar and Jaipur
  • Ziplining in Jodhpur
  • Visit Pushkar Camel Fair – the largest cattle fair in India
  • Varanasi – Oldest living city in the world
  • Walks in the narrow lanes adjoining the ghats of Varanasi where the ancient city unfolds itself
  • Interaction with local people
  • See the life on ghats of Varanasi during morning boat ride on river Ganges
  • Experience the evening Aarti on the Ganges
  • There’s much to learn for both experienced photographers and complete novices
  • Accompanied by local photography expert cum tour escort for Ladakh trip

Hotels in this Itinerary

  • Brij Rama Palace, Varanasi

    Situated on its own ghat, BrijRama Palace – a heritage hotel was built in the 18th Century and is considered as one of the oldest structures in Varanasi. Overlooking the Ganges, the property is a stone’s throw away from the popular Dasashwamedh Ghat. Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV. Every room comes with a private bathroom fitted with a shower. For your comfort, you will find slippers, free toiletries and a hair dryer. Hi-tea, yoga sessions and bottled water are complimentary. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. The dry cleaning, ironing service and laundry facilities are available at a surcharge. Room service is available. Live classical music can be enjoyed at the Bada Aangan. It offers 2 dining options and a rooftop terrace. Dining options include Darbhanga that serves a selection of International vegetarian delights and Kamalya, the indoor café that offers a variety of hot beverages and snacks. Beautiful views can be enjoyed from The Kamalya Terrace.

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  • Chhatra Sagar, Nimaj

    Chhatra Sagar is neither a fairy-tale palace, nor an impregnable fortress imbued with legends of love and braver but 11 sumptuous Royal tents facing a lake bordered by greenery in the heart of Rajasthan. Today the lake is surrounded by lush green fields of wheat, mustard, cotton and chillies and vast grazing pastures, this hundred – year old reservoir with a periphery of about 10 kilometers is an ideal destination for nature lovers and a perfect getaway from the chaotic city life. Migratory birds have also discovered the paradise ducks, pelicans and cranes frolic in the waters of the lake while parrots, eagle owls and hummingbirds dance in the blue vastness of the sky. The spacious tents accommodate two persons each. Its interiors harmoniously combine period decor with modern comforts. The tents have a western style attached bathroom with running hot and cold water. Each tent has its own private sit out overlooking the lake. Meals are served in the dining tent. Every evening camp fire is organized.

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  • Dera Mandawa, Jaipur

    Dera Mandawa is a family home which offers homestay accommodation in Jaipur. Dera Mandawa was built by Thakur Jait Singhji of Mandawa and further developed and expanded by his sons and grandsons. It is a confluence of influences, adorned with Rajasthani jharokhas (awnings) and arches mixed with British inspired doorframes. Built on two levels, the air-conditioned suites comprise of lobby / galleries, a study and a bedroom. The beds are spacious and comfortable; the baths are clean and have running cold and hot water.

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  • Jodhpur Royal Tents, Jodhpur

    The Maharajas of yesteryears too enjoyed their luxuries wherever they went and particularly so when out on shikar (hunting trips). The royal camp would be equipped with every comfort, regardless of what it took to create such luxury for the royal entourage. One of Rajasthan's leading crafts and (now a popular export) are luxury tents and if you get the option to stay at the trend-setting Royal Jodhpur Tented Camp be assured of enjoying a living-historic experience that has long passed into legend for those who have been thus privileged to enjoy. Created from weather-proof cotton canvas these lavish tents are equipped with hand-crafted furniture and upholstery sourced locally. The outdoor verandah with each tent is the perfect sit-out for an early cup of tea. Traditional gourmet meals are arranged in the great dining tent while the soft desert evenings rock to the sounds and rhythms of local musicians, dancers, puppet shows, jugglers, flaming torches and camel parades.

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  • Royal Tents, Pushkar

    The traditional 'shikar' style camp consists of elegant and luxurious twin-bedded tents with verandahs with deck-chairs in front and attached bathrooms with running hot water at the back; a spacious Mughal design Dining Tent; a charming Recreation Tent which serves as a lounge; and a huge bonfire every evening. It is located in large private grounds, flanked by rolling mustard fields in flower and rocky hills, and overlooking the bustling fair, only a short walk or camel ride away.

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  • Samode Haveli, Jaipur

    A popular retreat for visitors to Jaipur, this beautifully restored haveli, run by the descendants of Rawal Sheo Singhji, a Prime Minister in the royal court of Jaipur, promises a royal but intimate and friendly sojourn. The 22 guestrooms, a stunning array of rich furnishings and textures, come equipped with contemporary in-room comforts. The lavish settings of the Sheesh Mahal leave you spell-bound with its elegance and artistic splendour. The spacious Maharaja and Maharani suites are enhanced by their plethora of frescoes and mirror mosaics. While away the languid hours by the pool or the Jacuzzi or arrange for an Ayurvedic massage or a round of golf- then savour the delights of the cultural offerings over drinks and dinner in the central courtyard in the evenings.

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  • The Imperial, Delhi

    From the time The Imperial opened its doors in the 1930s, when India was beginning to write the last chapters of its saga on independence, there was little space in New Delhi for an Indo- British rubbing of shoulders. The Imperial provided such a space. The Imperial is a fine confluence of a rich historical past and contemporary international appeal. After many restorations, it has managed to preserve its charm, and exudes its former glory. Expect to be impressed with the elegant lobby, with inlaid marble floors, three story atrium, Italian fountains, and British Raj lithographs. Rooms at the Imperial retain the regal flourishes of a wondrous past. High ceilings, large comfortable chairs, impeccable decor and cheerful room service & comforts of more modern world, like TV, telephone, channel music, air-conditioning. The original Frasers and Daniells paintings and the tavern named after them, the symbolically baptized “1911” restaurant and bar, the Royal ballroom were the places where have met and are still as popular today. The Hotel is a jewel of architecture and its location in the heart of the city makes it the ideal venue for tourists around the world.

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  • The Oberoi, Delhi

    Located in New Delhi, India’s capital city, The Oberoi, New Delhi reflects the city’s spirit in a harmonious blend of tradition and contemporary sophistication. Located close to the city centre near business, commercial and shopping districts, the luxury hotel overlooks Delhi’s prestigious Golf Club on one side and the heritage site of Humayun’s Tomb on the other. Exquisite interiors, impeccable service and fine cuisine combine to make this the Capital’s most graceful and elegant hotel. The award-winning hotel is ideal for business travel or holidays to explore the cultural wonders of Delhi. The hotel has 220 rooms and suites inspired by Lutyens' New Delhi design, with authentic furnishings and handpicked artwork. All feature large picture windows which frame unmatched views of Delhi Golf Course on one side and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Humayun's Tomb on the other. All accommodation radiates luxury.

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