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May 17

50% Off Deccan Odyssey Luxury Train Journey in September 2019

All Aboard! Sodha Travel is offering an exclusive promotion on the Deccan Odyssey luxury train journey in September 2019. Reserve your cabin for 50% off! Experience the magnificent landscapes of India on an 8 day/7 night voyage from Delhi to Mumbai.

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Posted by Allison Sodha at 02:02 PM

Posted in India, Transportation, Agra, Mumbai, Luxury, Rajasthan, Wildlife

Nov 21

Is the Taj Mahal Really Closing?

There have been rumors circulating recently that the Taj Mahal is closing in the next 3 - 5 years. Built in the 17th century by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj took over 22 years and 20,000 men to build. The monument is truly a wonder of the world, with reports estimating 4 million visitors annually.

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Posted by Allison Sodha at 08:56 PM

Posted in Agra

Sep 15

Cleaning and Restoration of the Taj Mahal

UPDATE June 23, 2017: A more recent cleaning and restoration schedule can be found here.

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A heads up to travelers visiting Agra: cleaning and restoration of the Taj Mahal is underway. It is currently focused on the minarets toward the river side. Scaffolding is present during the refurbishment.

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Posted by Allison Sodha at 03:23 PM

Posted in Agra

Jun 2

Agra Hotels with a View of the Taj Mahal

Agra is located on India's popular Golden Triangle circuit. The city houses the iconic Taj Mahal, one of the great wonders of the world. Built in the 17th century by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj took over 22 years and 20,000 men to build. It is regarded by many as the best example of Mughal architecture and is widely recognized as a symbol of eternal love.

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Posted by Allison Sodha at 06:39 AM

Posted in Accommodations, Agra

Jun 2

Join Allison Sodha in India - Two Exclusive Tours in 2015!

Over the years, many of you have requested that I personally accompany a group to India. Because of professional and family commitments, the timing just wasn’t right – until NOW. I am very excited to announce that I will be leading two tours in 2015 - South India in February and North India in September!

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Posted by Allison Sodha at 07:06 AM

Posted in India, Agra, Culture, Kerala, Featured Tours

Oct 17

5 Day, 5 * Luxury Private Tour in India for under $500/person!

Sodha Travel is almost giddy to announce our newest promotion: a 5 day, 5* private India tour for under $500 per person! Luxury on a bargain? Sounds almost too good to be true - which is why we are calling it our "Too Good to be True - But it is True" sale!

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Posted by Allison Sodha at 04:52 PM

Posted in Accommodations, Agra, Luxury, Delhi

Oct 8

My Indian Experience: A Client Testimonial from the Winners of our Golden Experience Giveaway

The winners of our Golden Experience Giveaway, Cheryl and Sean Bemiss, recently returned from India and graciously provided us with vivid and candid feedback. Read on to learn about their most memorable experiences...

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Posted by Allison Sodha at 05:38 AM

Posted in India, Agra, Events, Delhi, Rajasthan, Testimonials

Aug 30

Announcing the Winner of the Sodha Travel India Day Giveaway...

Congratulations to Chloe from Portland, Oregon! She was the winner of our 6 day/5 night deluxe touring package of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur that Sodha Travel offered at India Day.

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Posted by Allison Sodha at 07:38 AM

Posted in India, Agra, Delhi

Aug 22

A Family Tour of North India!

Sodha Travel is excited to announce our newest tour - Rajasthan: A Family Experience. Created exclusively for families, the private India tour caters to children and the junior travelers. Highlights include a bicycle tour in Delhi, sunset visit to the Taj Mahal, a wildlife safari in Ranthambore National Park, and ziplining near Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur.

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Posted by Allison Sodha at 08:54 AM

Posted in Family, India, Agra, Delhi, Rajasthan, Featured Tours

Jul 31

Join Sodha Travel at India Day and Enter to Win a Trip to India!

Mark your calendars! Join Sodha Travel at India Day in Pioneer Square on August 18th. India Day is one of the largest South Asian festivals on the west coast and a wonderful and colorful celebration of Indian culture. Enjoy music, entertainment, dancing, cuisine, and other treasures with free admission!

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Posted by Allison Sodha at 08:41 AM

Posted in India, Agra, Events, Delhi, Rajasthan

Mar 19

Enter Our Golden Experience Giveaway and Win a Trip to India!

Are you ready to ride an elephant to Amber Fort? Or view the majestic Taj Mahal at sunset? Sodha Travel is excited to announce our Golden Experience Giveaway! You and a guest can win a private 6 day/5 night tour of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur that includes deluxe hotel accommodations, private vehicle and driver, comprehensive touring, entrance fees, airport transfers, and much more!

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Posted by Allison Sodha at 06:44 AM

Posted in India, Agra, Culture, Events, Delhi

Nov 21

Explore the Lanes of Old Agra

Agra, the Mughal capital for nearly a century, is one of India's most visited cities. Together with Delhi and Jaipur, it is part of the popular Golden Triangle tourism circuit and known for its marble and stone inlay handicrafts. The city also houses the famed and majestic Taj Mahal, considered one of the most worldly photographed symbols of love.

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Posted by Allison Sodha at 04:58 AM

Posted in India, Agra, Shopping, Featured Tours

Jan 20

Colors of India Tour: September 20 - October 1, 2012

Our Colors of India tour is now open! Join us on a women-only, 10 day/9 night itinerary in Northern India: Delhi, India’s capital; Agra, home of the majestic Taj Mahal; Jaipur, the Pink City of Rajasthan; Rajsamand, a Mewar town; and Udaipur, the City of Lakes. Travel with a group of women who share in the excitement of India, and make new friends in a supportive, safe, and enriching environment!

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Posted by Allison Sodha at 03:29 AM

Posted in India, Agra, Culture, Delhi, Rajasthan, Featured Tours

Jan 5

Colors of India Tour: Coming October 2012!

Travel with a group of women who share in the excitement of India and make new friends in a supportive, safe, and enriching environment!

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Posted by Allison Sodha at 04:05 AM

Posted in India, Agra, Culture, Delhi, Rajasthan, Featured Tours

Nov 1

Client Testimonial: Don't Risk It - Trust An Agency!

In May, Sodha Travel started planning a customized tour for Jack Haggin and his wife, Ella. Like many worldwide travelers, Jack first referred to the internet and guide books when planning a 3-week trip from Delhi - Rajasthan. However, he started to become overwhelmed at the options and contacted us for assistance. Jack had already booked certain accommodations and day tours online, and we stepped in to coordinate the additional services.

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Posted by Allison Sodha at 04:02 AM

Posted in Accommodations, Agra, Safety, Delhi, Rajasthan, Testimonials

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