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Luxury Culinary tours

Vietnam for Foodies
(11 days)
Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An, Saigon


Gourmet Northern Italy
(10 days)
Piedmont, Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany


Flavors of Southeast Asia
(16 days)
Singapore, Saigon, Hoi An, Hanoi, Chiang Mai, Bangkok


Culinary & Art Tour of Spain
(11 days)
Madrid, San Sebastian, Rioja, Bilbao, Barcelona


Culinary Tour of Mexico
(15 Days)
Merida, Mexico City, Puebla, Oaxaca, San Miguel de Allende


Culinary Tour of China
(13 days)
Beijing, Xian, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Hong Kong


Food & Wine of Austria
(8 days)
Vienna, Wachau, Burgenland, Styria


Culinary Tour of Japan
(7 days)
Tokyo, Kyoto


Food & Wine of Australia
(9 days)
Melbourne & Yarra Valley, Barossa Valley, Adelaide & McLaren Vale, Sydney & Hunter Valley


Thailand for Foodies
(9 days)
Bangkok, Chiang Mai


India for Foodies—a Culinary Tour
(12 Days)
Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Mumbai


Food & Wine Tour of Switzerland
(7 Days)
Zurich, Basel & Alsace, Bern, Gruyeres, Lausanne & Lake Geneva


Food & Wine of France & Switzerland
(10 Days)
Paris, Champagne, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Lyon, Lausanne & Lake Geneva


Wine Tour of Hungary
(6 Days)
Eger-Tokaj Wine Region, Budapest


Food & Wine of Portugal
(8 Days)
Porto, Douro Valley, Lisbon, Sintra, Alentejo & Evora


Culinary Tour of Greece and Turkey
(10 days)
Athens, Crete, Istanbul


Culinary Tour of Sicily
(8 Days)
Palermo & Monreale, Sciacca, Agrigento, Taormina, Syracuse, Mount Etna


Culture, Crafts & Cuisine of Ireland
(15 days)
Dublin, Kilkenny, Cork, Kenmare, Killarney, Co. Clare (Dromoland Castle), Co. Mayo (Ashford Castle)


India for Foodies – a Culinary Tour

(12 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Mumbai

India’s cuisines vary greatly by region, and are some of the most delicious and popular in the world. Explore the tastes of three of India’s most gastronomically intriguing regions—Delhi, Rajasthan and Mumbai—while staying in the country’s most luxurious hotels and enjoying private touring of the highlights of each city.

Begin in Delhi, the bustling capital of India. During private touring, experience highlights such as the UNESCO-listed Humayun’s Tomb and Qutb Minar, the Lodi Gardens, and a rickshaw ride through the bazaars of Old Delhi, as well as upscale shopping districts. One day, enjoy a private market visit and cooking class.

(For those interested, a night in Agra to see the Taj Mahal can be added after Delhi, upon request.)

Continue to nearby Jaipur, Rajasthan’s great “Pink City.” See the rich architectural legacy of Jaipur’s merchants and maharajas (Hindu princes)—hill forts, palaces, gardens, the observatory, temples and havelis (courtyard mansions)—surrounded by stark desert. Ride an elephant to Amber Fort, then take a private cooking class. Browse bazaars selling textiles, leatherwork, woodblock prints, perfume, jewelry and Jaipur’s traditional blue pottery.

Spend three nights in Udaipur, India's most romantic city, at the beautiful Oberoi Udaivilas. Cruise Lake Pichola and walk through picturesque backstreets, shop for local folk art, tour the City Palace, Jagdish Temple, the Saheliyon Ki Bari Garden, and browse the local bazaars. Also enjoy a private cooking class at a local home. On a day excursion outside the city, perhaps tour the spectacular Jain temples of Ranakpur, where relief carvings cover every surface, including over 1,400 pillars.

The tour concludes with three nights in exciting Mumbai (Bombay), India’s economic capital and the home of the Bollywood film industry. Tour the city’s cultural attractions, bazaars and most interesting neighborhoods, enjoy a private market visit and cooking class, and take a private boat ride to the Elephanta Island Caves—inside are extensive Hindu stone sculptures linked to the cult of Shiva.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Delhi
Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 night stay
Day 2 Delhi
Full-day private city touring
Day 3 Delhi
Private market visit and cooking class
Day 4 Delhi – Jaipur
Private transfer and flight to Jaipur for 2-night stay. Afternoon private touring
Day 5 Jaipur
Morning elephant ride to Amber Fort, and afternoon private cooking class
Day 6 Jaipur – Udaipur
Transfer to Udaipur for 3 night stay, with touring en route
Day 7 Udaipur
Private city touring and cooking class
Day 8 Udaipur
Private excursion to Jain Temples in Ranakpur or to nearby temples and gourmet lunch at palace
Day 9 Udaipur - Mumbai
Transfer and flight to Mumbai for 3 night stay. Afternoon private city touring
Day 10 Mumbai
Private tour, including boat ride to Elephanta Island
Day 11 Mumbai
Private market visit and cooking class
Day 12 Depart Mumbai
Private airport transfer

Hotels
Delhi:

The Leela Palace New Delhi or The Imperial New Delhi

Jaipur:

The Oberoi Rajvilas

Udaipur:

The Oberoi Udaivilas

Mumbai:

The Taj Mahal Palace or The Oberoi Mumbai


Cost
$10,060 Per person (double occupancy)
Optional surcharge for regional business class flights (when available):
From $175 per person
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