For many, spring cleaning is a time to organize the home and purge old, unused items. At Sodha Travel, spring cleaning is about updating previous tours with the newest immersive experiences AND launching modern, exclusive itineraries. It's our favorite time of year! Check out our recent private tour offerings in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan.
Experience the wonders of North India during Diwali, the Festival of Lights. Diwali, or Deepavali, spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. On this exclusive small group tour, explore the ancient sites and vibrant markets in Delhi; visit the majestic forts and palaces of Rajasthan; and marvel at the Taj Mahal at sunrise. Also, spend time with local families and learn about why Diwali is the biggest and brightest Hindu celebration in India!
Travelers, Sodha Travel is excited to launch a new group tour to South India in January 2016! Drift in the backwater canals of Kerala, savor the coffee plantations in Coorg, view the magnificent caves of Ajanta and Ellora, and explore the temples of Tamil Nadu. To maintain an intimate cultural experience, space is limited to 14 guests.
Travelers, meet Aditya "Addy" Singh. I am VERY excited that Addy will be the tour director for my Heritage of North India Tour next September! Addy has been leading groups for over ten years and was also the escort for my own wedding program in 2007. He is one of Sodha Travel's most recommended group guides and always makes the tours interactive and engaging for our clients.
Travelers, welcome aboard the Palace on Wheels. Considered one of the top ten luxurious train journeys in the world, no detail is overlooked on this breathtaking ride in North India. Spend a week as royalty and discover the vibrant colors and majestic palaces of Rajasthan.
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!
Did you know that Sodha Travel has an extensive network of award-winning specialists in Southern and Western Asia? In addition to servicing India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bhutan, we also coordinate private and custom tours to Tibet, Maldives, Singapore, Thailand and Dubai. Read on to learn more about Sodha Travel's exciting programs in these destinations:
A new year is about new possibilities, new adventures, and new experiences. The Sodha Travel team has been busy researching THE places to experience in 2014 under our umbrella. Not only do we feel fortunate to specialize in three destinations on the "hot list" for this year - India, Nepal, and Bhutan - but we also enjoy discovering the newest, boldest, and most enriching travel experiences for our clients. Over the next few weeks, we will be posting our suggestions of what to experience in five destinations: India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and Dubai.
The Kingdom of Bhutan is a jewel in the Himalayas. Bhutan remains one of the least visited South Asian destinations - The number of tourists are kept to an environmentally manageable level through the government regulated tourist tariff. Bhutanese are renowned for their happiness and are a proud people who wear their national costume with pride.
Did you know that Sodha Travel coordinates tours to Dubai? Dubai is a bustling, modern city and one of the seven emirates that encompass the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Only a 3.5 hour flight from India, it is also a popular stopover destination for travelers visiting South Asia. Dubai offers visitors a unique blend of modernity and traditionalism, as well as some of the most luxurious hotels in the world.
The 2014 dates have been finalized for our Colors of India women-only group tour. Spend 10 days 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! An additional incentive? Reserve your space by September 30th and save $100 per person!
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.