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Holy samosas! You would win a trip to India, one of the world’s oldest civilizations, land of the Taj Mahal, birthplace of four world religions including Hinduism and Buddhism, and home to the world’s largest democracy. Most Indians speak at least conversational English, making this exotic destination an easy place for North Americans and other English speakers to visit. India offers something for everyone—history, culture, architecture, adventure, Yoga, Ayurveda, flavorful cuisine, beaches, Himalayas, wildlife, shopping, festivals, music, dancing, and spirituality.

Read on to learn more about the Golden Experience Giveaway, hosted by Sodha Travel.

Win a trip for two to India to visit the Taj Mahal!

The majestic Taj Mahal

Visit India with Kids

Think India isn’t suitable for a family vacation? Think again! According to Allison Sodha, owner of Sodha Travel, “Camel safaris, dance performances, river rafting, elephant rides, puppet shows, stays in historic palaces, and cooking classes are just some of the family-friendly activities offered in this enchanting destination. Also, Indians are some of the friendliest people in the world and enjoy engaging with foreigners.” Learn more about traveling to India with children.

India giveaway

Why Sodha Travel

This award-winning travel agency specializes in travel to India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bhutan. According to their website, “Sodha Travel prefers to concentrate on the areas we truly know and adore. Many companies can offer a good value or innovative itinerary, but this is what sets us apart—our experience and passion for India and beyond.”

Sodha Travel maintains sustainable business practices and Responsible Tourism, which focuses on leaving the destination a better place than when you found it.

All members of the Sodha Travel team are destination specialists and they offer extensive on-the-ground support in the destinations they serve, ensuring the traveler has 24-hour access to their local representatives and emergency services.

Agra, India

An ornate fort in Agra

Golden Experience Giveaway

The Golden Triangle refers to the geographical pattern of three popular cities in India: Delhi, the capital and illustration of heritage; Agra, the home of the majestic Taj Mahal; and Jaipur, the Pink City of Rajasthan.

While the giveaway is for two guests (two adults or one adult and one child), you can bring pay a supplement to bring additional travelers and go with the whole family! Anyone over age 18 can enter, but tours will be given in English.

Artisan in India

An artisan in India

India Giveaway Trip Highlights

* Take an enchanting rickshaw ride in Old Delhi

* Make a sunset visit to the majestic Taj Mahal

* Enjoy a traditional lunch with a local family in Agra

* Ride an elephant to Amber Fort in Jaipur

* Explore India’s colorful markets

Tour Inclusions

* 6 days/5 nights of deluxe hotel accommodations for two guests

* Daily breakfast

* Private vehicle and driver

* Comprehensive touring with a private guide

* Entrance fees to the monuments

* Lunch with a local family

* Airport transfers with a representative

* Parking fees

* Fuel surcharges

* Road taxes

* And much more!

Click here to enter to win a trip to India now!

Terms and Conditions: Registration deadline is 10am PST on April 12, 2013. Winners must be 18 years or older. Travel is valid for two adults or one adult and one child from June 1, 2013 – October 15, 2013 and March 15, 2014 – October 15, 2014. The winner will be selected at random and contacted by a Sodha Travel representative by April 25, 2013. Taxes of $89.00 USD per person are required at the time of booking. The winner must reserve travel directly with Sodha Travel at least 40 days prior to departure. International airfare, items of a personal nature, gratuities, India visa fee (if applicable) and travel insurance are not included. Additional travelers can be added for a supplement at the full tour price, determined at the time of booking. Travel can be extended for a supplement to be determined at the time of booking. Hotels are deluxe 4* properties and will be finalized at the time of booking for Delhi (2), Agra (1) and Jaipur (2). A passport is valid for international travel. Travel Mamas Team members and immediate family are ineligible.

A Note The Travel Mama: This giveaway brought to you in partnership with Sodha Travel. The prize will be provided by Sodha Travel. I am excited to offer this giveaway to Travel Mamas readers…I just wish I could enter myself!

All photos courtesy of Sodha Travel.

About Colleen Lanin

Colleen Lanin is the founder/editor-in-chief of TravelMamas.com. As the author of her book, "The Travel Mamas' Guide," she teaches parents not only how to survive a trip with children, but also how to love exploring the world with their offspring. Her stories have appeared online and in print for such outlets as the "Today" show, NBCNews.com, Parenting Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, Chicago Tribune, Expedia, San Diego Family Magazine, and more. Colleen gives tips on television, radio, and as a public speaker. She has a master’s degree in business administration with a background in marketing. She lives in Arizona with her husband and two kids.

Comments
  1. http://Claudia says

    Incredible giveaway! Is this contest open to Canadians too?

    • http://Colleen%20Lanin,%20The%20Travel%20Mama says

      Claudia – The contest is open to anyone over 18…except for Travel Mamas contributors and immediate family. 🙁 But other Canucks are welcome to enter! 🙂

  2. http://Gale says

    Didn’t see how we enter. I’m assuming a comment? If we win could we gift this? I have a friend who loves India and I would love to send her there.

  3. http://Reg%20of%20The%20Spain%20Scoop says

    Sounds fantastic. I was just in India. Would love to return!

  4. http://Colleen%20Lanin,%20The%20Travel%20Mama says

    Reg – I’m jealous! I’d love to make it to India someday. Good luck with the contest!

  5. http://wandering%20educators says

    Great opportunity – will share! THank you!

    • http://Colleen%20Lanin,%20The%20Travel%20Mama says

      wandering educators – Thanks so much for sharing! It really is a fantastic opportunity for some lucky person!

  6. http://Laurel-%20Capturing%20la%20Vita says

    Entered and waiting to win!

  7. http://Lalita%20Malone says

    Thanks for sharing, Colleen @TravelMamas! I was actually born in Mumbai, India back in 1969 when it was still called Bombay. My family and I left when I was only a couple months old. I haven’t been back since. I would love the opportunity to return and bring my Irish-American husband. We can both explore India together for the first time. What an experience that would be!

    • http://Colleen%20Lanin,%20The%20Travel%20Mama says

      Lalita – What a wonderful experience it would be to go back to your birth country. I hope you get the opportunity someday! Good luck with the contest!

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