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Diwali - India's Festival of Lights: November 2020

13 days from £6,795 per person

Experience one of India’s most visually spectacular events in style with our private tailor-made “Festival of Lights” tailor-made tour, one of the most important, not to mention iconic, Indian festivals. We highly recommend that any trip to India in November should try to incorporate the Diwali celebrations (Saturday, 14 November 2020).

Begin your tour in Delhi exploring the Old Town and new town, before continuing on to Agra to see another of India’s iconic sights – the Taj Mahal. Next, head on to Jaipur where you can explore the "Pink City” of JaipurExperience more of the vivid colours of Rajasthan as you continue on to Jodhpur, the "Blue City”, before being dazzled by the seemingly endless firework displays in Udaipur as part of the Diwali celebrations. We will ensure that you have front row seats to witness this entire city lit up - in our opinion there is no better place to do so than The Lake PalaceJoin in the wide spread celebrations of wealth, auspicious beginnings and the triumph of good over evil, continuing late into the night. Discover the rest of what Udaipur has to offer before journeying south to Mumbai. See how the city has evolved and modernised over the years and experience the sights, sounds and smells of this thriving and cosmopolitan metropolis. This itinerary includes some of the very best hotels in India and is the perfect way to ensure that you experience this wonderful country in style.

This is purely a suggested itinerary, so it can be booked as it is or used as a starting point for creating your own luxury tailor-made holiday in India. If you'd like to see similar trips, take a look at our Festival & Events and Honeymoon collections; as well as our favourite Ultimate Luxury and Culinary Tour itineraries.


Itinerary details

13 days from £6,795 per person

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So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
Without question, you put together the best trip I have ever taken. We were shown around like visiting dignitaries, the hotels were fantastic and the itinerary was just right. Everybody I know will hear about how amazing Ampersand is!
- Leslie Siben, India
Everything you did for us whilst we were away was hugely appreciated, and Ampersand has been exemplary in every way. I'll always recommend you!
- Mr Richard Stoughton, Sri Lanka
I thought the Ampersand team was outstanding. We couldn’t have hoped for anything more.
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India
We had a wonderful holiday - everything was perfect. Thank you for helping us to make a thoughtful plan to enjoy and make most out of our trip. The places we visited, the guides, the transportation and driver, the hotels selected... Everything was great!
- Jaime Benitez, South India
Difficult to articulate just how good the service from you and your team really was. We know you will continue to do well and hope we have the chance to seek your assistance again before long.
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India
I would recommend Ampersand without any hesitation!!! The best travel agent that I’ve ever had dealings with. Everything – from the individual care and attention in helping to plan the trip, through to the efficiency of the agents on the ground in India – was handled brilliantly. An absolutely first-class service all round.
- Matthew Annable, Rajasthan, India
Ampersand’s preparation, attention to detail and interaction before and during our trip show exactly why good travel agents have a role in today’s internet booking age. They were a delight to deal with!
- Mr David Wallace, North India
I had a very lovely time and was looked after splendidly. My first visit to India could not have been better, save for being longer! But I shall return at some point and I shall look to you to make the arrangements.
- Matthew Nicklin, North India

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