The Best of India
13 Day / 12 Night Private Tour Package
Private Tour - departs daily
DAY 01 ~ ARRIVE DELHI
First Class (4-star) accommodation with breakfast daily
Private transfers with English-speaking driver throughout
Private local English-speaking guides in each city
Upon arrival at Delhi Airport transfer to your hotel.
DAY 02 ~ DELHI
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.
DAY 03 ~ DELHI - AGRA
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.
DAY 04 ~ AGRA – JAIPUR
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”.
DAY 05 ~ JAIPUR
Visit Amber Fort, a honey-coloured fortress-palace in the Aravalli Hills on elephant back. Afternoon tour of Jaipur.
DAY 06 ~ JAIPUR – MUMBAI
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Mumbai. Upon arrival at Mumbai Airport transfer to hotel.
DAY 07 ~ MUMBAI
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)
DAY 08 ~ MUMBAI– COCHIN BY: FLIGHT
Transfer to the domestic airport for your flight to Cochin. Upon arrival at Cochin Airport transfer to your hotel.
DAY 09 ~ COCHIN
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.
Day 10 ~ COCHIN – ALLEPPEY – HOUSEBOAT
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.
Day 11 ~ HOUSEBOAT - KOVALAM
After breakfast on the Houseboat, disembark and drive to Kovalam (approximately a 4 hour drive).
DAY 12 ~ KOVALAM
Day free to relax.
DAY 13 ~ KOVALAM
Transfer to Trivandrum Airport (approximately a 35 minute drive).
Superior (5-star) Accommodationfrom$330pp
01 Oct 19 - 19 Dec 19 from $2,629pp
11 Jan 20 - 31 Mar 20 from $2,629pp
01 Apr 20 - 30 Sep 20 from $2,469pp
Seasonal surcharges may apply 20 Dec 19 - 10 Jan 20. Blackout dates may apply.
Terms & Conditions: Prices are per person, based on twin share accommodation and including transport, touring as detailed. Valid for travel between 01 Oct 19 – 30 Sep 20. Seasonal surcharges may apply. Blackout dates may apply. On sale until 31 Dec 19. Prices are correct as at 17 Sep 19. All prices are subject to availability and currency fluctuations and can change without notice. Cancellation and change fees will apply. Booking may be subject to compulsory credit card fees and service charges from the agent. Other conditions apply.
ATAS No A10841.