Diwali fireworks above City Palace, Udaipur. Taken by James Jayasundera from Bhairo, rooftop restaurant of the Lake Palace.

     Ever wanted to experience Diwali in style? We have created a new itinerary which allows you to do so. The leisurely journey travels through the classic sights of India’s Golden Triangle plus the impressive Deogarh Mahal palace and the fabled city of Udaipur. Discover the Mughal and Imperial monuments of Delhi, marvel at the Taj Mahal in Agra, visit the Amber Fort and pink city of Jaipur, relax in the countryside town of Deogarh ending your stay in the shimmering lake city of Udaipur for Diwali. Experience the festival of light whilst dining overlooking the lake and seeing a spectacular night long fireworks display. This itinerary includes stays in some of the finest hotels, contemporary and heritage, in India. Of course, the region is also renowned for great shopping from the opulent jewels of Jaipur to the contemporary designers of Delhi and there will be time to browse and bargain. To view the itinerary, Diwali-The Festival of Lights (29th Oct-7th Nov 2010), please visit our website.

     James was in Udaipur for Diwali a couple of years back and was blown away by the dazzling fireworks display that took place above the City Palace. If you would like to learn more about the itinerary or Diwali itself please contact James on 020 7289 6100 or e-mail him at james@ampersandtravel.com. It will be an experience you will never forget.

Diyas (Oil Lamp)