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India: The Pushkar Camel Fair

  • 2 Nov 2019
  • 13 Nov 2019


INDIA: The Pushkar Camel Fair, Dehli, Taj Mahal, Jaipur and Udaipur

Price: $1,650 

Join Phil Walker and MAX members for this incredible experience.  Thousands of nomads come together in the town of Pushkar, India for their annual Camel Fair.  Watch camel races, camel costuming, fire-eaters, real snake charmers, dine on nomadic feasts and see the splendor of Pushkar.  This is like Burning Man on acid!

RT Air:  SFO - Delhi:  $578.00

Hotels:  $666.00 if you share:  $1,231.00 single occupancy

Tour Leader:  $100

MAX:  $100 for members;  $250 for Non-Members


STAY AT WORLD'S #1 HOTEL:  +$302/room

(normally, $1,100 USD)

A Dream Destination for American Gay Men!


RSVP  PHIL WALKER:  phil@askphilwalker.com

"The most incredible trip of our lifetimes!" 
-MAX India Tour members, 2018


If you are like many, you think India is expensive to travel to, difficult to travel in, poverty-ridden, barren, and unhealthy.  As the MAX 2018 India Travel Group will tell you, you could not be more wrong.

The MAX 2019 India trip is filled with 5-star hotels for $100 per night, sights such as the Taj Mahal (truly, the most beautiful building in the world), restaurants selected by our Indian Food Blogger, handsome Indian men, tea in a Maharajah's palace, cooking class in an Indian home, your own Tour Guide and drivers, a doctor travelling with our group, cocktails served poolside by turbaned waiters, and the smells of roasting meat and spices as you dine on the roof of the world's number one hotel listening to sitar music while gazing through the night sky at the lake below and illuminated palaces above.


 Join us for the amazingly inexpensive markets of Delhi for fabrics, lacquer boxes, jewelry, fashions; candlelight rooftop dining overlooking an the illuminated ruins of a fort; a sunrise breakfast overlooking the Taj Mahal; a moving day decorating, bathing, and riding elephants; a hair-raising rickshaw ride through the streets of Old Delhi; our stay at a 1300's Indian fort restored to a hotel by a gay couple (this is spectacular and known to few Americans); the world's Number 1 Hotel--the Taj Lake Palace--temples; holy men; new gay friends; Delhi's 1 gay club; the sites for Octopussy and Best Exotic Marigold Hotel; twilight lake cruises; the Pink City; the City of Lakes, Sufi music; and the meeting gay locals.

You can have this experience too.  See Delhi (the Capital), Agra (Taj Mahal), Jaipur (the Pink City), and Udaipur (City of Lakes).  We will also visit Neemrana Fort Hotel--a secret treasure known only to locals--a fort from the 1300's renovated to a hotel by 2 gay Indians (they now have 25 hotels in India).   


We let you know what flights and hotels to book.  You do the bookings yourself on Expedia, Orbitz, or Hotels.com.  Then, we arrange a guide and driver to take us to the sites each day.  (This costs $30 per person per day in addition to the fees above.)   Most of our Tour Hosts are gay.  They do all negotiating for us in Hindi, arrange transportation for us around the city, show us where the gay spots are, introduce us to friends, and tell us about gay life in India.  Our Food Guide, Singh, is a food blogger who knows all the great restaurants of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur.  You will have one of the greatest meals of your life at Spice Route in the Imperial Hotel, dine on incredible northern Indian food at Pinch of Spice, and have cocktails and smoke hooka while listening to Sufi music overlooking Delhi's evening sky.  We will arrange all of these for you.

Phil Walker will be your Tour Leader.  He visited India twice in 2018.  He loves India.  It shows as the 2019 trip incorporates all the special finds he and the group made in 2018.   We even travel with our own doctor who takes care of any medical needs you have.  (On our last trip, no one needed his help.  The water in all the hotels is filtered.  Everyone's stomach was fine.)  You can't beat having your own doctor, the experience, or the price. 

For those who are interested, an informational dinner will be held at the home of Phil Walker in San Francisco on Saturday, February 2, 2019, at 7 p.m.  Photos will be shown of the most recent trips.  All questions will be answered.  Just email Phil at phil@askphilwalker.com.  He will confirm your place and send details on the dinner, send you the full itinerary for the trip, and send you several videos of the last trip so you can see what you will see, where you will stay, where you will eat, and what you will experience.

More details will be provided when this trip is announced in the newsletter.

To express interest in this trip, email Phil Walker at: phil@askphilwalker.com

For MAX events that feature alcohol, we strongly encourage you to take public transportation, a cab/Uber/Lyft, walk, or have a designated driver.

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