Royal Rajasthan Odyssey

October 7 - 20, 2015

We invite you to savor India’s pastoral landscapes, vibrant cities, and two outstanding wildlife sanctuaries - Ranthambore and Keoladeo Ghana—on an enchanting rail journey across the fabled lands of the Mughals aboard the newly renovated Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, the ideal way to access more remote sites. Along the way, enjoy stays at some of India’s most opulent hotels and the flavorful cuisine of Northern India.

Study Leader Information

Barbara Horlbeck is an adjunct instructor of art history and an independent researcher, lecturer, and writer, with a specialty in non-Western art. She developed and teaches innovative virtual and face-to face college-level art history courses, including Art of the Islamic World, Arts of Asia, Medieval Arts, and Ancient Arts. Founder of Arts and Influences, she gives lectures and seminars on a wide range of art historical and cultural topics including the Arts and Architecture of India. She has been a docent at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts for fifteen years, where she leads tours for educators and specialists as well as the general public. She has traveled in more than thirty countries, including five continents and the North Pole, and has been to India several times, visiting most of the sites on this itinerary.

Tour Itinerary

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For a detailed listing of daily activities and itinerary during our trip, please click here for the tour brochure.


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