Tauck's discovery of northern India – the first 12 days of "A Portrait of India" – is tailor-made for those with less time to explore this richly diverse land, and features stays at some of the world's best hotels!
Timeless cities... thousands of years of compelling history. Breathtaking architecture, like the Taj Mahal and the temples of Khajuraho. Dramatic, sun-drenched landscapes... a rich mix of local cultures and cuisines... and age-old spiritual traditions on the ghats along the River Ganges. From bustling Delhi to mystical Varanasi and the “Pink City” of Jaipur, to Udaipur, the “City of Lakes,” northern India invites you to discover these treasures on a 12-day version of Tauck's India tours perfect for the traveler with less time to spend. Experience contrasting images of the capital, Delhi, old and new. Sail on the Ganges in Varanasi to witness holy men “putting the river to sleep.” Travel by rail to Agra to visit the famous Taj Mahal... which you can see from your hotel room! Celebrate India’s culture and cuisine among Jaipur’s pavilions and palaces at a special Maharajah evening in Jaipur. Learn the art of wearing a sari or a turban during a two-night stay at your Udaipur hotel, voted Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best Hotel." Throughout, you’ll enjoy accommodations in some of the world’s top-rated hotels... dine on local specialties... and discover the heart and soul of India in a way you never dreamed possible!