Watch the country erupt in happiness and festive lights when you visit India during Diwali
Celebrate the festival of lights like a local and earn bragging rights for life. Explore the old city of Delhi wondering how some places could be so ancient yet at the same time really modern. Ride the rails and watch the as country goes by. Maybe catch a Bollywood flick and gawk at the marvel that is the Taj Mahal. You have not seen India if you have not visited during Diwali.
Light the roof on fire! And by that we mean light up the rooftops of Jaipur with fireworks for Diwali Festival
Saree not sorry. Look radiant for Diwali night in a colourful and dazzling saree to match your surroundings.
While in Karauli experience royal Rajasthani swagger in your very own palace crib
The Taj Mahal may be one of the most recognisable buildings in the world, but do you know its poetic history? A local expert will fill you in.
Check out a Bollywood blockbuster in the coolest cinema in the country
Want to know more about what Diwali in India is like? Check out our guide here: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/diwali-festival-india/
We visit a number of temples on this trip, which requires a certain level of modesty. Please bring clothes that cover the arms and pants/skirts that go past the knees. A light scarf is also a good idea for covering shoulders and arms when it’s hot.
Old Delhi can be a bit cray cray. While it’s an exciting place to see local life moving around you, be aware that on the walking tour you’ll need to navigate through people, tight spaces and walkways.
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1. A single supplement is available for purchase on this trip.
2. Hot air balloon flights are operated by Sky Waltz in Jaipur. Flights operate mornings from September to June and morning and evening from September to March. Morning flights depart around sunrise and evening flights late afternoon and last 60 mins. Return transfers, tea and coffee plus light refreshments and a certificate of flight are included in the cost. You can register your interest and pay your tour leader at your joining meeting on day 1 of your trip. Payment must be made by cash in either INR/AUD/USD/GBP only and is USD$260pp (subject to change). Flights are subject to ticket availability and weather conditions. Tickets are fully refundable in case of poor weather.
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