Exclusive India Tour - PI-0343
India abounds with a choice of locations; from cultural to heritage places; from beach resorts to mountain getaways and much more. To begin with take the tour of the famous Northern Golden triangle with Delhi - Agra and Jaipur. The extension to Goa and Srinagar, will take you to a beautiful place, Goa perpetually on holiday 365 days of the year! While Srinagar, famous for the city of Dal Lake is just one of them. The beautiful Mughal Gardens and long stretches of various lakes, a ride in the Shikara, a stay at the houseboat, a visit to a temple or a mosque, the beautiful site of flowers beds, or ladies in Burkhas and men folk chatting over the Kahwa, Srinagar holds a beautiful surprise at every turn that leaves you enchanted. The monuments, snow clad mountains and the sea side... this tour gives you one of the finest tours in India.
Day 1: Delhi
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - Thursday, September 28, 2017
Arrival in Delhi
Day 3: Delhi - Srinagar
Friday, September 29, 2017 - Saturday, September 30, 2017
Transfer to airport for flight to Srinagar. Afternoon sightseeing of Srinagar covering The Mughal Gardens
and shikara ride at The Dal Lake
. Overnight at House boat.
Day 4: Srinagar
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - Sunday, October 1, 2017
Day trip to Gulmarg. If time permits, visit Shankaracharya temple
in Srinagar later.
Day 5: Srinagar - Delhi
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - Monday, October 2, 2017
Morning at leisure. Later, transfer to airport for flight to Delhi. Evening at leisure in Delhi.
Day 6: Delhi - Agra
Monday, October 2, 2017 - Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Proceed to Agra in morning. Afternoon visit to The Red Fort
and the extravagant Taj Mahal
Day 7: Agra - Jaipur
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Morning drive to Jaipur en route visiting the deserted Mughal town of Fatehpur Sikri
. Evening ta leisure in Jaipur.
Day 8: Jaipur
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - Thursday, October 5, 2017
Morning excursion to Amber Fort
with a joy ride on elephant. Pass by Jal Mahal followed by city sightseeing of major Jaipur attractions. Evening at leisure.
Day 9: Jaipur - Goa
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - Friday, October 6, 2017
Morning flight to Goa. Rest of the day free to explore the Goa beaches.
Day 10: Goa
Friday, October 6, 2017 - Saturday, October 7, 2017
Today post breakfast at the hotel transfer for sightseeing. Much of the real Goa is in its interiors, both inside its buildings and in the hinterland away from the coastal area. Morning half day visit to Panjim City. Panjim, a former fishing Village, was made the capital of Goa by royal decree from the court of Lisbon. It's spread around 'Altinho' meaning hillock, a residential area with Portuguese style bungalows where the dominant structure is the Patriarch's Palace with the statue of Christ the King on its lawns. From Altinho one gets a panoramic view of Panjim.
The oldest monument in Panjim is the Idalco or Adil Shah's Palace built in 1490 and there is also the beautiful Church of Mary Immaculate Conception
Afternoon half day visit to Miramar Beach and proceed onwards to Dona Paula en route the Quaint fishing village of Caranzalem. The Dona Paula Bay overlooks Marmagoa, the largest natural harbour in India and the expanse of the Arabian Sea.
On the return, drive down through 'Fountainhes' with its Latin atmosphere and quaint houses to Old Goa, the heartland of ancient Christianity, once a bustling metropolis now in ruins. Visit the beautiful The Bom Jesus Basilica
where the incorruptable body of The St. Francis of Assisi Church
is enshrined in a silver casket. Visit the majestic Se Cathedral, which is the largest church in Goa, with its booming golden bell and other churches. Later proceed onto the bustling city of Mapusa noted for its colorful Friday market. Back to hotel in the evening for overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11: Goa
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - Sunday, October 8, 2017
Today the whole day enjoy the waters and the beach life of Goa. Get adventurous with various water sports Goa is famous for, like water biking, water skiing, ballooning and much more.
Better still relax.... relax on the beach with a book in hand and a cool breeze to soothe you. You may also indulge in beach massage, the hotel can provide you with.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 12: Goa
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - Monday, October 9, 2017
Full day free to relax on Goa beaches.
Day 13: Goa - Mumbai
Monday, October 9, 2017 - Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Transfer to airport for flight to Mumbai. Rest of the day at leisure in Mumbai.
Day 15: Mumbai
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - Thursday, October 12, 2017
Transfer to the international airport for flight to onward destination.