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UPCOMING: March 4, 2012

Gay Travel India

Comfort India

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Discover the Pink City of Jaipur, witness the Mughal splendours of Delhi and Agra, and soak up the ambience of holy Varanasi. This wonderful introduction to the magic of India includes lavish palaces, vibrant bazaars, Kama Sutra temple carvings, Bollywood ballads and the incomparable Taj Mahal. Packed with highlights and hidden gems, take time to discover the beating heart of India.

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HIGHLIGHTS

Visit the Jama Masjid in Delhi, Wander through the pink city of Jaipur, Experience the razzamatazz of a Bollywood blockbuster, See the Taj Mahal up close, Learn about ancient craft in a papermaking plant, Take part in a puja ceremony, See Khajuraho's erotic temple carvings, Mingle with pilgrims in Varanasi, Explore broken palaces and bustling bazaars

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Join locals on their modern metro system and travel out to see India's largest mosque. Wander the Rajpath for a taste of British India and explore the timeless bazaars of Old Delhi.

Explore the hilltop Amber Fort before visiting the ornate and magical Hawa Mahal - it's sublime at sunset. End the day with a flamboyant Bollywood blockbuster experience.

Described as a 'teardrop on the face of eternity', the story behind the gleaming Taj Mahal is as tragic as it is beautiful. Visit the enormous Red Fort, which lords itself over the city from high on the banks of the Yamuna River.

Situated on the clean banks of the Betwa River, charming Orchha is the perfect spot to learn the art of Indian cooking at a culinary class. Season permitting, a puja ceremony offers an incredible experience.

Tucked away in the remote plains of central India, Khajuraho's temples depict epic battles, Hindu legends and the full Kama Sutra on their delicately carved exteriors. Explore the temples and enjoy an evening performance of traditional dance.

One of India's most sacred cities, fascinating Varanasi is awash with temples and shrines. Witness devotions of faith along the banks of the Ganges and experience the magic of a sunset candle flower ceremony.

Haggle with locals in Varanasi's colourful bazaars before a final flight to the capital. Back in Delhi, perhaps unwind in the grounds surrounding Humayan's Tomb.