The Colors of India with Lucy Laucht

 
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8 Days, 7 Nights

Group Size: 10 pax

Hosts: Lucy Laucht and Amanda Ho

Elevate your storytelling of a journey through India, as we unlock the secrets and hidden gems of the country – from the royal city of Jaipur to the picturesque lakes of Udaipur, we peel back the layers of authentic India to include life-changing interactions among local tribes, textile workers and museum curators. Co-hosted by travel photographer Lucy Laucht and Amanda Ho, Founder of Electrify Magazine, our multi-stop itinerary allows you to experience India both behind, and in front of, a photographer’s lens; creating all the memories and souvenirs you’ll ever need from a trip to Northern India.

 

Itinerary

 
 

Day 2: The Pink City

Your day starts early, stimulating your senses at the flower and produce markets in downtown Jaipur. We spend the rest of the day visiting the City Palace, exploring the Old City and witnessing sunset at Nahargarh Fort. Group dinner.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight: 47 Jobner Bagh

Day 1: Arrival To Jaipur

Arrive in Jaipur for lunch at the hotel with your own arrangements. Afternoon visit to Amber Fort. Dinner under own arrangements

  • Meals: None
  • Overnight: 47 Jobner Bagh

 

 
 
 

Day 3: Studio Bagru

Today we travel to Jodhpur, with a stop at Studio Bagru to experience the old-world traditions of textile design. We meet with founder Jeremy Fritzhand before continuing to Jodhpur and arriving in time for dinner. Group dinner at Pal Haveli with ancient fort views.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight: RAAS Jodhpur

 

 
 

Day 5: The Road to JAWAI

Enjoy one last breakfast in Jodhpur before we head to JAWAI for a midday check-in. We’re welcomed with a group lunch at Jawai Camp, then experience our first safari in the early evening. Dinner at leisure.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight: JAWAI
 

Day 7: The City of Lakes

After one last morning safari, we drive three hours to the village of Delwara to explore the temples at Ranakpur. The local village reflects religious history and eases you back into civilization after three days in the wild. We will end our trip at the Taj Lake Palace, the most romantic hotel in the world.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight: Taj Lake Palace

Day 4: The Blue City

Spend the morning at your own pace before we head out to tour Jodhpur’s forts and markets, from Mehrangarh Fort to Jaswant Thada. Enjoy lunch at leisure, with recommendations available upon request, then explore the blue city on your own time before a group dinner at RAAS.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight: RAAS Jodhpu
 

Day 6: Meet The Rabari 

Prepare for your first day of safari at JAWAI. As you search for leopards in India’s rural countryside. At the heart of an untrammeled wilderness, where leopards roam wild and free, is JAWAI. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight: JAWAI
 

Day 8: Departures

Spend your last morning at leisure, taking in breakfast at a lakefront cafe, last-minute shopping, or even last minute shooting around Udaipur. Afternoon transfers for domestic flights to Delhi and onward connections to international transfers.

  • Meals: Breakfast
 
 

 

Accommodation

 
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47 Jobner Bagh

47 Jobner Bagh is a luxury guest house situated in the center of Jaipur. This is a place where you can see and feel the mix of traditional beauty and modern comfort. At 47 Jobner Bagh you will find a tranquil environment, simple and beautifully designed rooms, several areas to enjoy a book, a chai, or an iced tea.

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JAWAI

At the heart of an untrammeled wilderness, where leopards roam wild and free, is SUJÁN’s JAWAI. Designed by the owners, Anjali and Jaisal Singh, JAWAI represents a style that combines subtle opulence with abundant adventure. Staying true to our goals for conservation without compromising comfort, the camp has 9 luxurious tents.

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RAAS Jodhpur

Located in the prominent north – eastern quarter of the famous Walled City, Raas Jodhpur promises its guests a majestic hotel stay which resembles a heavenly kingdom. Its signature look was born from the fusion of modern and ancient styles and the courtyard has become a tranquil haven away from the bustle of Jodhpur’s old town.

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Taj Lake Palace

A jewel set on the placid rim of Lake Pichola in Udaipur city, the Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur offers opulent comfort born of 16th-century Indian aristocracy. Ideal for jet-setters looking for status and style.