Taj Mahal and the Treasures of India - Pushkar Fair - A Luxury Small Group Journey (2025)

Explore India’s greatest treasures as you visit the timeless Taj Mahal, seek the graceful Bengal tiger, attend the colourful Pushkar Fair and witness a holy rite beside the sacred Ganges — all while staying in royal palaces-turned-luxury hotels.

Journey Overview

Explore kaleidoscopic India, from Mumbai to Delhi, seeing contrasting Old and New Delhi, holy Varanasi and — if luck has it — the elusive Bengal tiger in Panna National Park. Behold the peerless Taj Mahal at sunrise and sunset, attend the colourful Pushkar Fair, and privately cruise placid Lake Pichola in Udaipur.

Journey Highlights

  • Enjoy two days at the Pushkar Fair to experience its vibrant spectacle
  • Stay in former palaces, including iconic royal residences such as the lavish Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur and the grand Rambagh Palace in Jaipur
  • Embark on a private sunset boat cruise on Lake Pichola, your palace hotel seemingly floating on the water beneath an orange-hued sky, and cap it off with a refreshing cocktail
  • Behold the glorious Taj Mahal at sunrise and sunset
  • Set out on private safaris in Panna National Park, home to the elusive Bengal tiger, and enjoy an exclusive talk on conservation by a member of the local Pardhi community
  • Observe priests performing an aarti ceremony on the banks of the Holy Ganges in Varanasi
  • Experience the diverse appeal of India’s great cities, from Delhi, a centre for politics and, with its enduring British influence, a blend of old and new, to colourful, fast-paced Mumbai, the innovative commercial heart of the country