End of Empires

Uncover the multi-layered history of vibrant India, from the mighty Mughal capital of Agra to the bustling former Raj centres of Kolkata and New Delhi.

Explore the story of the Mughal Empire, the British East India Company and the Raj in a tour of modern India starting in the current capital of New Delhi and ending in the coastal city of Kolkata that saw the arrival of the British and the spread of their commercial influence. En route see the Hindu and Buddhist jewels of India, including the Buddhist complexes of Sanchi and the Hindu temples of Bhubaneswar. Discover the shared inheritance of Alexander the Great, and learn how Hellenistic influences and European culture shaped the vibrant India of today.

Information available February 2019. For further details, please click ‘Request Info’.

 

This tour is part of the World Art Tours program organised by the Art Gallery Society of NSW in partnership with Renaissance Tours.

Tour code

AG2002