First off, we discover 300 years of rich imperial history and heritage architecture in Calcutta on our early morning Dailhosie Square walk starting on the banks of the river ‘where it all began’. Then, we head off to Darjeeling, to Glenburn Tea Estate where a different experience awaits you.
The Aman India Journey includes two night stays at Aman New Delhi, Amanbagh and Aman-i-Khás in Rajasthan, and also includes daily breakfast for two* and one activity per resort per stay.
The concept of the Village Walks is to facilitate an authentic ’underfoot’ experience and provide a ’snapshot’ of rural life in the Himalayan mountains of Uttarakhand state in North India. You traverse the terraced foothills with overnight ’home stays’ in various villages. As an honoured guest, the locals are keen to share their way of life so you can encounter life as it is.
Every year Pushkar Fair is celebrated with great vigor by the locals of Rajasthan. The images of silver bells making heart pleasing jingles and animals walking over sparkling sand dunes are usual yet fascinating at this stunning cultural retreat.
The concept of the Village Walks is to facilitate an authentic ’underfoot’ experience and provide a ’snapshot’ of rural life in the Himalayan Mountains of Sikkim. The walks traverse the terraced foothills with overnight ’home stays’ in various villages. As an honoured guest, the locals are keen to share their way of life with you so you can encounter life as it is. Accommodation is basic, although clean and comfortable, but does not detract from the authenticity of the experience. Any shortcomings are more than compensated for by the genuine warmth of your hosts.
Village walks are at the heart of any Shakti Experience, enabling you to enjoy the villages and rural life in remote mountain regions. Accompanied by local porters and guides, you step out of the modern world, walking between villages that are remote, and staying in traditional village houses, which Shakti has spruced up to provide proper comfort without compromising their authenticity.
Welcome aboard the exquisite Royal Rajasthan on Wheels train, your impeccable host for a journey into the beautiful land of Maharajas… This is travel the way it is meant to be; luxurious, leisurely and full of discovery. Journey back in time and relive the magnificence of a bygone age on this royal week-long odyssey.
The Palace on Wheels takes you on a 7-day journey through the desert state of Rajasthan covering the Pink City of Jaipur, the Golden City of Jaisalmer, the Blue City of Jodphur, the City of Lakes Udaipur, the National Tiger reserve of Ranthambre, continuing on to the abandoned city of Fatepur Sikri and finally the world famous Taj Mahal located in Agra.
Hundreds of people from different regions flock to Ladakh come to see the Takthok festival and to get blessed by spiritual dance that depict the life story of Padmasambhava.
The overland journey from Kashmir to Ladakh is an amazing journey to experience. It’s a study in beauty and contrast of 2 very different worlds, one which is lush green with beautiful lakes and a Muslim culture, and the other with inhospitable barren mountains, dry and scarce vegetation with Buddhist traditions.
Welcome onboard luxury cruiser The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda, the only way to experience “God’s own country” in complete grandeur and style.
As the cruise meanders through canals and lakes, unwind and rejuvenate in the peace and tranquillity of this photographer’s heaven.