Style: Active, Culture & History
Best of India 12 Nights Private Tour (Land Only)
On sale until 30 September 2019
Experience the best of India on this 13 day / 12 night private tour. Visit Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Mumbai, Cochin, Alleppey, Kovalam, and enjoy overnight on a houseboat in Kerala.
Ask us for pricing for the best airfares from your departure location, additional nights, room upgrades and travel outside the validity dates.
Best of India 12 Nights
Upon arrival at Delhi Airport transfer to your hotel.
Begin the tour with a visit of Old Delhi. Take a private Rickshaw (tricycle) ride through the lanes of Chandni Chowk. Conclude the tour of Old Delhi with a visit to Raj Ghat. Visit Humayun’s tomb, then drive to one of the most colonial parts of New Delhi called Raisina Hill. Drive past the Viceroy's House, now the residence of the President of India and the India Gate, a war memorial arch.
You will be driven to Agra (approximately a 4 hour drive).
Visit the Agra Fort and the city. Later you will visit magnificent Taj Mahal (closed on Fridays). A horse & carriage will take you to the gates.
You will be driven to Jaipur (Approx. 5 Hrs. drive), en route visiting Fatehpur Sikri. Continue your drive towards Jaipur also known as the “Pink City”.
Visit Amber Fort, a honey-coloured fortress-palace in the Aravalli Hills on elephant back. Afternoon tour of Jaipur.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Mumbai. Upon arrival at Mumbai Airport transfer to hotel.
You will be driven to the Gateway of India where you will board a motor launch/boat, which will take you to the famous Elephanta Caves. Ten kilometres across the Arabian sea, this green island is famous as a wonder of the 7th century. The painstakingly hewn rock-cut cave temple dedicated to Shiva, it’s a sight that should be enjoyed at least once in a lifetime. (The caves are closed on Mondays).
Transfer to the domestic airport for your flight to Cochin. Upon arrival at Cochin Airport transfer to your hotel.
Enjoy a city tour of Cochin including the Dutch Palace (closed on Fridays and Jewish Holidays) and the Jewish Synagogue (closed on Fridays & Saturdays and Jewish Holidays). In the evening enjoy an hour of the famous Kathakali Dance performance.
You will be driven to Alleppey (approximately 1½ hour drive) and board a Houseboat for an overnight cruise through the famous backwaters of Kerala. Embark the traditional rice-boat of Kerela and enjoy the freshly prepared Karalai Food on board.
After breakfast on the Houseboat, disembark and drive to Kovalam (approximately a 4 hour drive).
Day free to relax.
Transfer to Trivandrum Airport (approximately a 35 minute drive).
Travel Validity Dates & Pricing
- Four star accommodation – hotels to be advised at time of quote
- Breakfast daily
- Private transfers with English-speaking driver throughout
- Private local English-speaking guides in each city
- Sightseeing tours
- Entrance fees.
Upgrade to Five Star accommodation:
From $300* per person.
Where You'll Be Staying
The Fine Print
* Prices are per person, based on twin share accommodation and including transport, touring as detailed. Valid for travel between 01 Jun 19 – 30 Sep 20. Seasonal surcharges may apply. Blackout dates may apply. On sale until 30 Sep 19. Prices are correct as at 29 May 19. All prices are subject to availability and currency fluctuations and can change without notice. Cancellation and change fees will apply. Other conditions apply. Payment by credit or debit card incurs a surcharge.
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