Tour Code: CA554ZM20 Duration: 20 Days Country: India
Get a true taste of India’s majesty and scale as you travel in style between Mumbai, Kumarakom, and the Taj Mahal in old Rajasthan. In Udaipur—the City of the Lakes, step out from your luxury accommodations at the esteemed Leela Palace and join a Local Expert for an exploration of the Jagdish Temple and the Garden of the Maids of the Honor. Meet the Dabbawalla in Mumbai and learn how this army of delivery men have kept the city going for over 130-years using the fabulously intricate tiffin service. Explore India’s capital your way with the choice to tour the UNESCO world Heritage Site at Qutub Minar or treat your taste buds to the Delhi Street Food Tour, joining a well-known local chef for a sojourn through the famous street snacks of the old city. Rise early in Kerala for birdwatching at the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, explore the canals of Vaikom Village and try your hand at a truly unique Kochi Cooking Lesson—learning the traditional recipes of the region and how to prepare them.
Tour Code: A610M19 Vacation Type: Luxury Gold Duration: 11 Days Country: Japan
from USD 9275
Be captivated by the beauty and traditions of Japan during this 11-day guided tour. Travel to Kyoto, a cultural hub for the country, where you can bask in the serenity surrounding the iconic Golden Pavilion. See the Giouji Temple — a Buddhist place of worship set amidst a moss-covered forest — and feast on a traditional Kyo-Kaiseki lunch as you watch an apprentice geisha perform beside you. In Tokyo, choose to make decadent sushi rolls using the finest quality fish during a private cooking class or join a Local Expert and explore the fashionable Omotesando and Harajuku neighborhoods before sampling a local lunch. Then discover the river valley of the Oirase Gorge, walking along its crystal-clear waters while marveling at the amber leaves that surround you. Later, journey to a local brewery for a private sake tasting and behind-the-scenes tour, led by a sake brew master.