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International tour operator Collette has introduced a new nine-day itinerary through India for 2017, titled India’s Treasures.
Highlights of the tour include exploring Delhi, India’s capital city, where guests will Humayun’s Tomb and eat lunch in Old Delhi at a local restaurant and dinner at the home of a local family, as well as explore the city’s narrow streets by a typical Indian rickshaw and discover the history of Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque.
In the pink city of Jaipur, guests will explore the gardens of City Palace, home to the Royal Family of Jaipur and eat lunch at a local school where they’ll learn about turban and sari tying.
The tour visits UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Agra and Amber Forts, and stops at the Taj Mahal at sunrise. Other sites of the tour include Hawa Mahal, Samode, a traditional Langar for community dining and praying, Samode Bagh, the India Gate War Memorial, the Parliament and the President’s residence at Rashtrapati Bhawan and Abhaneri, to see the Chand Baori stepwell.
Rates for the tour start at $1,799 per person, double occupancy, land only.