India: Legendary Rajasthan, Delhi, and the Taj Mahal (with an optional extension to Varanasi)

Visit North India, where ancient traditions define daily life and tales of gods and demons, kings, queens and court intrigues, carved in stone and painted on wood, come alive. The splendor of huge forts and ornate palaces provides an enduring reminder of India’s glorious past, while daily encounters with the rituals and traditions that have survived through the ages provide a uniquely memorable experience. The jangle of bells and horns, clouds of lime green parakeets, the scent of jasmine and spices, along with crimson, fuchsia and saffron saris provide a kaleidoscopic feast for the senses and intellect as one experiences the rhythm and dignity of life in this remarkable country.

For the Museum’s 36th trip to India, we are revisiting past travelers’ favorite places and adding fresh experiences. The two-week tour, timed to coincide with the 14th annual India Art Fair in Delhi, will be based in the following cities where most of the five-star hotels have consistently been listed among the top hotels of the world:

In Delhi Gurgaon at The Oberoi Gurgaon (not far from the airport) (2 nights)

In Udaipur at The Taj Lake Palace (2 nights) 

In Jodhpur at The Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace (2 nights) 

In Jaipur at The Oberoi Rajvilas (3 nights) 

In Agra at The Oberoi Amarvilas (2 nights)

In Delhi at The Oberoi (2 nights) 

SBMA’s classic India tour, refined over three decades to be as perfect as it gets, is designed for both the first-time visitor and for travelers returning to India who wish to experience once more the splendor and unforgettable memories. 

Optional extension to Varanasi:  February 7-9.

Please email to request the brochure.


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