The diversity and cultural appeal of India cannot fail to leave an imprint... the air is filled with the aroma of spices and the colours of saffron.
Contrast this with the natural grandeur of India's Golden Triangle and the dense jungle which shelters the last remaining Bengal Tigers and you have a land of plenty, where the modern and traditional co-exist together side by side.
Delhi itself has always been a magnet for all and is steeped in history and legend. Udaipur is the most romantic of cities built around the lovely Lake Pichola and is aptly described by those of us who have been privileged to visit her shores as the 'Venice of the East'. The 'pink city' of Jaipur with its palaces and markets is so impressive and deserves more than a fleeting visit and the lush forests of Ranthambore where we will be tracking Tigers is the jewel in the crown. Agra, of course, is a world renowned destination and is home to that great 'monument to love' - The Taj Mahal - to this day It is best described by the English poet, Sir Edwin Arnold, as "Not a piece of architecture, as other buildings are, but the proud passions of an emperor's love wrought in living stones." It is a celebration of woman built in marble and that's the way to appreciate it...