The inaugural programme features 12 itineraries in total, including two luxury Gold tours, four Premium escorted tours and six optional extensions covering India (including Rajasthan, Kerala and India’s Wildlife), Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka.
Guests have the opportunity to stay in royal palaces, participate in exclusive cookery demonstrations, experience vibrant cities and meet colourful artisans, expert chefs and naturalists.
As examples of prices, a ten-day Splendours of Taj & Tiger (Gold tour) costs from £4,385 per person, based on twin share, land only and visits Delhi, Agra, Ranthambhore and Jaipur. Departures are available from October 1 through to April, 15, 2013.
A ten-day Enchanting Kerala option, which visits Kochi, Thekkady, Kumararkom and Kovalam, leads in at £1,950 per person, based on twin share, land only, with departures available from August 25 until April, 20, 2013.