Be dazzled by the sights, sounds and spirit of Rajasthan

Prepare to be dazzled by the most colourful part of India - Rajasthan. Everywhere you go you'll encounter the whole kaleidoscope: orange turbans, purple saris, mounds of scarlet spices in the markets and golden sand dunes beneath a deep blue sky. Explore the white lakeside city of Udaipur, the blue city of Jodhpur and the bright lights of Mumbai. Travel though the Thar Desert on a camel train heading into the sunset, discover remote caves at Ajanta, visit decadent palaces, and head into the backstreets of Pushkar to soak up the atmosphere. Lose the rose-tinted glasses and experience the true colours of India on this revealing trip.

New Delhi, India
Mumbai, India
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 18
Group size
Min 4, Max 22
Carbon offset
490kg pp per trip


  • Visit the famous Pushkar temples
  • Look out over the fabled blue city of Jodhpur
  • Mix it up in marvellous Mumbai
  • Visit a temple dedicated to rodents
  • Delve into the winding streets of Old Delhi
  • Travel to the tranquil shores of Udaipur Lake
  • Take a camel safari across the rolling desert sands of Jaisalmer


This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2014 to 31 December 2016. View the itinerary for departures between 01 January 2012 - 31 December 2017

Make the journey to Rajasthan's Bikaner, a fascinating town to explore with its striking palaces, temples and fort.
Explore the Thar Desert outside Jaisalmer from high atop a camel and perhaps even sleep out among the dunes. Visit the Jaisalmer Fort and marvel at the huge city walls.
An essence of romance is imbued in every stone of Udaipur and a walk through the old town brings a surprise with every corner. Walk the shores of Udaipur's Lake Pichola, look up at the towering City Palace and enjoy an evening haveli cultural performance.
Once known as the 'city of joy' and dating back many centuries, the hilltop fort of Mandu is an evocative and slightly eerie place to explore.
Experience Indian rural life on an overnight camping expedition in the countryside.
Home to massive bazaars and the lights of Bollywood, Mumbai has a wealth of things to sample, taste, try and buy - and plenty of top notch sightseeing. Set off to explore this quintessential Indian city and mark the conclusion of the trip with a hot curry and cold beer.
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Camel, Overland vehicle
Bush camp (no facilities) (3 nights), Camping (with facilities) (3 nights), Homestay (2 nights), Hotel (7 nights)


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