TOUR ITINERARY

NORTH & SOUTH INDIA 

Mumbai-Ahmadabad-Jaipur-Agra-Delhi- Kochi- Kumarakom  

(13 Nights/ 14 Days)  

Price: $3895 pp (dbl occupancy) Registration by October 31st, 2019

*Additional fees may apply due to domestic flight rate changes for late registration*

 

Jan 10: Day 1: Arrive Mumbai (By Air)

Late night arrival. Our representative will greet you at the airport and assist with hotel transfer. Relax and get acclimated to the new time zone.  

Hotel: ITC Grand central OR Similar

Jan 11: Day 2: Mumbai 

Half day sight seeing of Mumbai 'Gateway of India'. visit Dhobi ghat an open air laundry of the city.  Victoria Terminus architectural wonder. Drive pass Marine drive, Chowpaty beach. Enjoy shopping and visit to South Mumbai. 

Overnight in Mumbai. Hotel: ITC Grand central OR Similar

Jan 12: Day 3: Mumbai – Ahmadabad (By Air)

Fly to Ahmadabad UNESCO city and the largest city of Gujarat. Ahmadabad has emerged as an important economic and industrial hub in India. City tour of Ahmadabad including Gandhi Ashram, Hathee singh Jain temple. Temple is known for its architectural style of intricate carving. Visit Kankaria lake built in 1451. In the evening relax at Sabarmati Riverfront. 

Overnight in Ahmadabad. Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott OR Similar

Dinner Included: Authentic Gujarati dinner at Rooftop restaurant' Agahsiye'

Jan 13: Day 4: Mumbai – Ahmadabad (By Air)

Today proceed to visit 11th century Sun temple in Modhera. Temple is dedicated to solar deity 'Surya'. Temple does not offer any worship but is maintained and preserved by Archaeological Survey of India. Later visit 'Adalaj ni vav' step well architecture, an ancient water conservation system known for its intricate carvings. Overnight in Ahmadabad. Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott OR Similar

Jan 14: Day 5: Ahmadabad - Jaipur (By Air)

In the morning enjoy and participate in Kite flying festival celebration. It is a major festival of Ahmadabad where whole city participates in the festivities and celebration. 

  • Kite flying Festival: Festival commences on January 13-16th every year. Come witness unique festival of western India where whole city celebrates kite flying all day.  Take part in kite flying festivities and visit various locations to observe kite flying throughout the city. 

Later depart for Jaipur via air. Jaipur is gateway to the magnificent and vibrant state of Rajasthan. Evening at leisure. 

Overnight in Jaipur. Hotel: Trident OR Similar

Jan 15: Day 6: Jaipur 

Post breakfast sightseeing tour of Jaipur City palace, 16th century observatory Jantar Mantar. Walk through bustling bazaar of Jaipur and shopping at local markets. Camel ride at Jal- Mahal

Overnight in Jaipur. Hotel: Trident OR Similar

Dinner Included: Authentic Rajasthani dinner at Rooftop restaurant  'Peacock'

Jan 16: Day 7: Jaipur

Visit UNESCO site of Amer fort by jeep. 18th century fort has both Rajput and Mughal architecture since both rulers built the fort over 150 years. Later attend textile block printing workshop. One of the most famous traditional art of Rajasthan. Overnight in Jaipur. Hotel: Trident OR Similar

Jan 17: Day 8: Jaipur - Agra (By A/C Vehicle)

Drive to Agra. (Approx. 240 KM/ 5-6 hours) In the afternoon visit Agra Fort and marble factory. Overnight in Agra. Hotel: Taj view OR Similar

Jan 18: an Day 9: Agra -Delhi  (By A/C Vehicle)

Early morning private yoga session with view of the Taj Mahal. Later visit iconic Taj Mahal. a mausoleum built as a symbol of emperor Shah Jehan's devotion and love for his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Later drive to Delhi. 

Overnight in Delhi. Hotel: The Leela Ambiance Convention Hotel OR Similar

Jan 19: Day 10: Delhi 

Full day city tour of Old & new Delhi. Experience Rikshaw Ride at Chandani Chawk. Drive through parliament house and other monuments of capital of India. Visit Chandani Chawk, Jama Majid, Humayun's tomb. In the evening visit Aksherdham temple for sound & Light show

Overnight in Delhi. Hotel: The Leela Ambiance Convention Hotel OR Similar

Jan 20: Day 11: – Delhi to Kochi (By Air)

Flight to Kochi. It is a vibrant city and a gateway to the state of Kerala. Home of Ayurveda. Entertain and learn about 'Kathakali' dance art of Kerala.

Overnight in Kochi. Hotel: Radisson Blu OR Similar

Jan 21: Day 12: Kochi- Kumaramom (By A/C Vehicle)

City tour of Kochi. Visit fort of Kochi, walk to the church of St Francis, the oldest European church in India. Walk through synagogue and Jewish quarter built 400 years ago. 

Drive to Kumarakom. (Approx. 48 km, 1.5 hrs Drive) Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy Kerala Ayurveda treatments/ Spa experience (On direct payment basis). Overnight in Kumarakom. Hotel: Zuri Resort & Spa OR Similar

Jan 22: Day 13: Kumarakom

Enjoy day cruise for 3-4 hours on picturesque Kerala backwater. In the evening observe a cooking demonstration of South Indian cooking with some sampling.

Lunch included: Day cruise with lunch, tea & snacks

Jan 23: Day 14: Kumarkom - Kochi- (By A/C Vehicle)- US Departure

Morning at leisure. Drive to Kochi for US departure 

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tour detail

Inclusion

  • All hotel accommodations at 4 & 5 star hotels 
  • All breakfasts
  • 1 lunch- 2 dinners
  • All internal flights
  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • Local, English-speaking guides
  • Privately escorted tours
  • Local transportation via air conditioned motor vehicle
  • All sightseeing fees
  • All cultural activities

Exclusion

  • Air transportation to and from India
  • Daily lunches and dinners (unless otherwise specified in the itinerary)
  • Tips and gratuity 
  • Visa processing fees
  • Travel insurance 
  • Vaccination charges
  • Any business meeting set up or contact services
  • Airline reservations outside of the package dates 

Additional Information

  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult traveler
  • Physical activity level – moderate. Walking, climbing and full day sightseeing is normal part of the itinerary
  • Limited wheel chair accessibility at many tourist spots 
  • Some flexibility is required for meal timing
  • Free consultation & assistance for Trip planning