Travel & Taste - Magical India
Travel and Taste offer Luxury Travel readers a special discount on their Magical India tour.
Magical India tour is one of Travel & Taste’s most popular journeys of India- nine nights and ten days covering some of the most popular cities of India. Magical India covers the Golden Triangle – Delhi Jaipur and Agra and then takes you to Pushkar.
Pushkar is a sacred town for the Hindus, situated 11 kms. to the North-West of Ajmer. Evidence points to its having existed during the fourth century B.C. lake in the inhospitable surroundings of a desert is no less than a miracle. Brahma is supposed to have performed sacrifice at this lake on Kartik Purnima (the full moon day of the Kartik month) hallowing the place. Sacred to Brahma, Pushkar boasts of its temple dedicated to him, which is the only one of its kind in the world. A dip in the waters of Pushkar and worship at his temple ensure salvation. So thousands flock to Pushkar to observe the ritual on kartik Purnima, or on any of the four days preceding it.
From Pushkar you drive to Jodhpur. Jodhpur is a city in the Thar Desert of the northwest Indian state of Rajasthan. Its 15th-century Mehrangarh Fort is a former palace that’s now a museum, displaying weapons, paintings and elaborate royal palanquins (sedan chairs). Set on on a rocky outcrop, the fort overlooks the walled city, where many buildings are painted the city’s iconic shade of blue.
From Jodhpur take the train back to Delhi before your mesmerizing trip to India will unfortunately finish.
The trip includes assistance on arrival / departure at the airport, six nights twin share luxury accommodation with bed and breakfast, All transfers and sightseeing excursion, English speaking local guide for all visits, elephant ride (one-way ride for ascending only) at Amber Fort, one-time monument entry fee at all monuments mentioned in the program, Tonga ride in Agra, rickshaw ride in Delhi plus all taxes.
Travel & Taste is offering an additional 5% off this already reduced tour for Luxury Travel readers and newsletter subscribers.
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Weather to go
India maintains hot temperatures year-round, however the coolest time to go is from the end of November to the beginning of March. From the end of March until June, the climate reaches peak temperatures and is usually dusty, while monsoon rains occur between June and October.
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