Colourful and chaotic, mysterious and exotic - welcome to Rajasthan. Explore the fairytale cities of the desert, travel to beautiful palaces filled with treasures of the maharajah and wander through forts with fascinating histories. Marvel at the grandeur of the Taj Mahal in Agra, travel across the Jaisalmer desert on camelback and witness the romantic 'Blue City' of Jodhpur. Be immersed in this intriguing state of India - stay in traditional towns, meet the locals in markets and bazaars, and taste delicious regional dishes. Add a touch of comfort and some very special hotels for a true Rajasthani travel adventure.

Highlights

The magical splendour of the Taj Mahal is a must-see on any North Indian odyssey. Enjoy a guided exploration of this immaculate icon

If you're not a Bollywood fan already, you might just become one when you go to Jaipur's most spectacular cinema hall

A camel safari through the remote Thar desert is not only a highlight, but provides the perfect balance to the frenetic streets of Delhi and Jodhpur

Travelling by plane, train, rickshaw, private minibus and of course camel, you'll see this beautiful land from many different angles

Is Udaipur the most romantic Indian city? Decide for yourself as you bask in the beauty of this lakeside gem of the north

The tantalising tastes of North Indian cuisine are many, from spicy stuffed bati to sweet saffron-scented kulfi