Real Food Adventure - India

tours / Food & drink

Highlights

Try a delicious puri bhaji from a busy Delhi eatery, Zoom along Delhi’s ‘lane of parathas’ in a cycle rickshaw , Watch the beauty of the Taj Mahal shimmering in the sunlight, Dine on the delectable cuisine of Mughal emperors in Agra, Eat at a roadside dhaba, where food is cooked in traditional clay pots, Be mesmerised by Jaipur’s pink-hued Palace of the Winds, Learn the tricks to making traditional Rajasthani cuisine in a cooking class, Marvel at the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, India’s ‘Blue City’, Spend the night in a 17th-century fortress, Perhaps watch the sun set from a lakeside rooftop restaurant in Udaipur, Munch on vada pav – Mumbai’s answer to hot chips, Watch the sun set on Chowpatty Beach, Enjoy the Portuguese-tinged flavours of Goa

Tour description provided by Intrepid

Spend two fabulous weeks discovering the sights, sounds and flavours of India. From Delhi to Goa and via the ethereal beauty of Rajasthan, experience the best street food in Delhi, the beautiful sight of the Taj Mahal in Agra, the delightful taste of Rajasthan’s traditional cuisine in Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur, the colours of India’s markets and bazaars and how to cook up delicious regional Indian dishes in a number of inspiring cooking classes. Relax on Goa’s beaches, see Jaipur’s breathtaking Palace of the Wind, explore the vibrant food scene of Mumbai and spend time in rural Rajasthan living it up in a 17th-century fort. This unforgettable journey into the cultural and gastronomic heart of India will satisfy every appetite.

Itinerary

Days 1-2 Delhi
It's big, it's bold, it's busy - and there is nowhere in the world quite like it. Delhi's sights and sounds are sure to engage and intrigue.
Day 3 Agra
Famed for the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal, Agra is a city with a fascinating history and is rich in Mughal heritage, lush gardens and exquisite buildings and temples.
Days 4-5 Jaipur
Jaipur was designed by royalty and has delighted visitors for centuries with its pink-hued buildings, wonderful bazaars and rainbow of bright colours dancing along hectic streets.
Day 6 Jodhpur
India's enigmatic 'Blue City', Jodhpur, has a captivating Old Town with palaces, heritage buildings, colourful streets and the Mehrangarh Fort shining like a jewel high above the city.
Day 7 Heritage Stay
Rural Rajasthan holds strong to ancient traditions and staying in one of this region's heritage properties is a true highlight of travelling in India.
Days 8-9 Udaipur
With dusty hills in the background and tranquil lakes its centrepiece, Udaipur is a truly beautiful city with fabulous heritage buildings, restaurants and narrow laneways.
Days 10-11 Mumbai
A city of contradictions and never dull, Mumbai has truly wonderful sights vs the hard to see; incredible cultural depth vs rampant consumerism; immense riches vs crippling poverty.
Days 12-14 Goa
Tinged with a Portuguese flavour, the state of Goa is blessed with lovely beaches, rich traditions, mouth-watering cuisine, World Heritage buildings and a wealth of attractions.