These two amazing festivals are once in a lifetime experiences in astounding India.
The very famous festival of Hemis Tse Chu requires no introduction. Every year 2 days in the month of June the courtyard of the largest & richest monastery of Ladakh, Hemis, is jam packed with the Ladakhis and the tourists to watch and celebrate the birth day of the founder of the Tibetan Buddhism, Guru Padamasambhava. The lamas attired in colourful bright brocades and elaborate headgears perform the masked dances (Chamms) with “good (Gods) defeating the evil (Demons)” is the underlying theme. The Buddhist festival of Hemis Tse Chu in Ladakh adds cultural colour and vibrancy to Fairs and Festivals of India.
Offering an inspiring introduction to the Subcontinent, this experience of two of India’s iconic and most visually spectacular festivals combined in one trip should not be missed! Celebrate India’s Festival of Lights – Diwali, and immerse yourself in the annual camel fair during full moon night in the month of November an event that pulls 5 million people every year! The journey combines Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Pushkar, Varanasi and Kolkata’s cultural and natural wonders. Delving into centuries of history, the tour uncovers ornate temples and magnificent Islamic architecture. Experience the spiritual aspect of India’s age-old beliefs and enjoy a unique culinary experience in Rajasthani Style.
Holi is considered as one of the most respected and celebrated festivals of India. This great Indian festival lasts for a day and a night, which starts in the evening of Purnima or the Full Moon Day in the month of Falgun. Holi is a famous Hindu festival that is celebrated in every part of India with utmost joy and enthusiasm. The ritual starts by lighting up the bonfire one day before the day of Holi and this process symbolizes the triumph of good over the bad. On the day of Holi people play with colours with their friends and families. During this tour, explore the architectural wonders of Qutub Minar, Humayun’s tomb, Amber Fort , Udaipur City Palace, Taj Mahal, searching for the Royal Bengal Tiger and the rare Siberian cranes at Ranthambore and Bharatpur and experience the culture at Amber Vatika. This is an amazing journey, unravelling the mysterious shades of life and Indian culture.
This is our most wanted trip! Our 15 day Garden tour brings you to Tokyo, Hakone, Mt. Fuji, Takayama, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Nara, Hiroshima and Osaka letting you discover Japan from all aspects. On this fabulous tour, you will explore some traditional Japanese gardens during the Cherry Blossom season, marvelling at this wonderful burst of nature, visiting some of the iconic historical sights of Japan and experience the authentic Japanese culture and world heritage. This is the most popular programme among all other Japanese tours and we guarantee you a memorable tour of a lifetime.
The Golden Route is extremely popular with first time visitors to Japan. On this ten-day tour you will explore Japan during the most beautiful time of year. Travelling through the main central and southern cities will give you a taste of traditional and modern Japan. A mix of Japanese and Western cuisine, and staying in Traditional and Western accommodation, allows you to experience Japanese culture, while still retaining the home comforts you are accustomed to. This tour is the perfect way to introduce you to Japan, and will definitely leave you wanting more!
Held the last Sunday in October, the Masskara Festival is also known as the celebration of smiles. Locals dress up in bright costumes and masks to get rid of sadness and negativity. On this fantastic tour you will get to participate in the festival, as well as explore the cultural and historical highlights of Manila and Bacolod.