March 17 – 26, 2016
Day 1: Fly to Kochin and stay in the old Fort Kochin area. photograph giant Chinese fishing nets pulling their daily catch out of the river.
Day 2: Kochin to Kumarakom. we will explore the rural lake front villages and journey up quant narrow canals through the Kerala backwaters.
Day 3: Arrive Munnar. photograph beautiful rolling hills of tea plantations.
Day 4: Fly to Aurangabad where we will spend the next two days exploring the rich cultural archaeological sites of the Ellory caves and Ajanta caves with intricate ornate carvings that inspire awe.
Day 5: Ellory caves.
Day 6: Ajanta caves. take the overnight train to vrindavan where we will prepare to photograph the holi festival where people throw colorful pigments from their balconies and windows.
Day 7: Holi festival.
Day 8: Arrive in Agra and stay in the luxurious Oberoi Agra Villas to enjoy a view of the Taj Mahal from your private balcony.
Day 9: Shoot the Taj Mahal at sunrise. visit the Red Fort.
Day 10: Head to New Delhi to photograph the India gate. Fly home.
In India we are going to be staying in 4+ star hotels that are situated in beautiful natural environs to offer unique photographic opportunities.