Insight Vacations recently launched India program offers 12 itineraries to India, two of which are in their luxury Gold Series: the 11-day Splendors of the Taj & Tiger and the 12-day Imperial Treasures of India. Both are available with added extensions. Insight Gold tours provide the ultimate deluxe experience, backed by accommodations in historic palaces, exotic resorts and many leading luxury hotels such as The Leela Palace, the award-winning Oberoi Hotels, The Imperial Hotel and historic Palaces of Taj Hotels. All are in outstanding locations, feature superb service and exceptional dining experiences.
As Marc Kazlauskas, President of Insight Vacations, explains, “India is a captivating destination - one of the most diverse and culturally rich in the world, and we are thrilled to bring this colorful region to life in the style for which Insight is renowned. I can confidently say there is no finer way for travelers to experience India: the level of service, quality of accommodations, included sightseeing, private tours and experiential activities will make this a trip of a lifetime.”
Splendors of the Taj & Tiger - 11 days. Beyond the potpourri of palaces and far pavilions, pink cities and painted elephants lies the “Jungle Book” realm of the Bengal Tiger. Take a rickshaw ride in Old Delhi through the lanes of Chandni Chowk bazaar; Raj Ghat; Jama Masjid; and Gandhi Smriti, the house where Mahatma Gandhi spent the last 144 days of his life. Your hotel in Agra, is located only 600 meters from the Taj Mahal. Your resort is a confection of terraced lawns, pools, fountains and pavilions with rich interiors that take you back to the golden age of Emperors and Princes. This fabulously exotic guided journey also includes the dance drama spectacular ‘Mohabbat-the-Taj’; and a visit to Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted imperial city of the Mughal dynasty, dramatically abandoned a few years after it was built. Experience three game safaris in Ranthambhore by open Canter Truck with a naturalist in search of the Royal Bengal Tiger, a Jeep ride in Jaipur to visit the Amber Fort, and so much more!
Imperial Treasures of India - 12 days. Experience the style, elegance, and luxury reminiscent of a glorious bygone age. Enjoy the finest traditions of Rajput hospitality and retire to magnificent royal palaces that echo with history. The luxury Gold hotels are stunning. Stay in sweeping traditional palaces in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur and classic, contemporary, spacious properties in Delhi and Mumbai. The Oberoi Amarvilas is Agra’s finest hotel with guaranteed views of the Taj Mahal’s pearly dome from your bedroom window. In Delhi, take a rickshaw ride through the Chandni Chowk Bazaar, drive along the Rajpath, and see the India Gate and Parliament House. See Agra’s Taj Mahal and red sandstone Agra Fort. Visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted imperial city of the Mughals. Ascend by Jeep to Jaipur’s Amber Fort. In Jodhpur, enjoy a champagne heritage walk of your palace hotel. You will also cruise to Elephanta Island to visit the ancient cave temples.
Insight guests enjoy more intimate groups, limited to just 40 passengers, the services of an experienced tour director and the assurance of staying in top selected hotels which are centrally or scenically located. Travel in style on Insight’s luxury reconfigured coaches with more legroom so the journey is as enjoyable as the destination.
Take advantage of the included sightseeing worth hundreds of dollars, ensuring your holiday budget goes further. With so many included meals, quality hotels and sightseeing experiences, you’ll be astounded at the value of an Insight Vacation.
Insight Vacations has accumulated an international following by providing outstanding service and quality tour packages to the savvy traveler who seeks better accommodations, choices in dining, and smaller group sizes all while staying in the most desirable locations. For over 30 years, Insight Vacations has been the leader in premium escorted tours and cruises to Europe, the Eastern Mediterranean, Mexico, Canada and the United States.