Lonely Planet & Intrepid presents
The prize is a two week Intrepid adventure in India for two people. You and a friend will join locals on their trains, in their villages and even in their homes on this journey through the heart of Rajasthan. Immerse your senses in the exotic spice bazaars of Old Delhi, catch a Bollywood blockbuster in Jaipur, go in search of the elusive Bengal tiger in Ranthambhore and fall in love with the opulent temples and palaces of this colourful Indian province.
Prize includes return economy flights for 2 adults from the winner's nearest international airport to Delhi (capped at 1000 GBP per flight) and two places on Intrepid Travel's âClassic Rajasthan" trip; trip must be taken no later than 31 March 2013.
Other terms and conditions apply. Competition closes at midnight GMT on 15 March 2012
Days 1-2: Delhi
Visit the wonderful walled city of Old Delhi and see one of its most impressive buildings, the Jama Masjid. Join the crowds to explore the bazaars.
Day 3: Agra
Travel by train to the Mughal city of Agra. Visit the iconic Taj Mahal.
Day 4: Rural Heritage Stay
Journey to rural Rajasthan to stay at a royal family residence. Explore the village, meet villagers and chat with traditional craftspeople for a unique insight into local life.
Days 5-6 Jaipur
Visit the Amber Fort en route to Jaipur, Rajasthan's 'Pink City'. See a Bollywood film.
Day 7: Ranthambhore National Park
Safari into the heart of the Indian bush to discover lakes and ruined palaces.
Day 8: Bundi
Journey through rural Rajasthan to Bundi. Admire stunning murals at the palace that presides over the town's Brahmin-blue rooftops.
Days 9-10: Rural Heritage Stay
Experience the best of both worlds in Bijaipur. Camp lakeside under the stars, then spend the next night in the luxurious Castle Bijaipur.
Days 11-12 Udaipur
Visit City Palace, one of the largest royal palaces in India.
Days 13-14: Pushkar
With India's only Brahma temple and a holy lake, Pushkar is the place to rub shoulders with pilgrims and sadhus (holy men). For a change of pace, take a camel ride into the desert and witness a magical sunset among the dunes.
Day 15: Delhi