Alsisar Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF INDIA 2455

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The grand entrance into Delhi's famous Red Fort

Day 1: Delhi

Welcome to the start of your voyage of discovery through 'Incredible India'! You will be met at Delhi International Airport by our friendly local team and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure to explore or relax as you like.

India Gate

Day 2: Delhi

This morning, our welcome meeting takes place. We’ll then enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Delhi, taking in the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque, Raj Ghat - the site of Gandhi’s cremation and more. New Delhi, in contrast to Old Delhi, is a city of wide tree-lined streets, parks, fountains and roundabouts. It was built as the imperial capital of India by the British. Sightseeing of New Delhi includes the Rajpath, an immensely broad boulevard flanked on either side by ornamental ponds from India Gate. India Gate, the 42m high stone “Arch of Triumph”, was erected in memory of Indian soldiers who died in the First World War.

The lofty Red Fort in Delhi

Day 3: Delhi - Agra

Departing Delhi, we journey to Agra, once India’s Mughal capital. Here, we visit the impressive Agra Fort, which boasts some of India's finest Mughal buildings behind it's fortified walls. Later on we take a motorised buggy to the legendary Taj Mahal and witness a magical sunset. Built by Shah Jahan in the 16th century as an enduring memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz. Built entirely of white marble, the Taj Mahal has no peers.

Taj Mahal & camels

Day 4: Agra - Jaipur

En route on our drive to Jaipur, we visit the ghostly former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri, abandoned due to lack of water. Arriving into Jaipur, enjoy some downtime to relax or explore.

Jantar Mantar Observatory in Jaipur

Day 5: Jaipur

Today, we tour the City Palace, which boasts an interesting museum of regal attire and Jantar Mantar, an ancient astronomical observatory. En route to the City Palace, we’ll pass Hawa Mahal – the Palace of the Winds. Continuing, we travel to the 16th century Amber Fort where An exotic elephant ride transports us to the lofty fort to enjoy a tour of this Rajput extravaganza.

The steps up to the magnificent Amber Fort

Day 6: Jaipur - Alsisar

Today, we drive to the semi-desert Shekhawati region. The small towns in this region became important trading posts, a lasting legacy of which are the beautiful painted havelis (mansions) constructed by wealthy merchants in the 18th and 19th centuries. This afternoon, enjoy time to go out and explore the village on foot.

Colourful Ganesh

Day 7: Alsisar - Delhi

Returning to Delhi, the latter part of the afternoon is free for you to relax or independently explore more of Delhi.

Raj Ghat

Day 8: Delhi - Goa

PRICE OPTION 1 = Morning transfer to the airport for the flight to Goa. Arriving into Goa we will transfer you to your hotel as listed. PRICE OPTION 2 = Morning transfer to the airport for the flight to Kochi. Arriving into Jochi, we will transfer you to your hotel on the beach in Marari. (OVERNIGHT Marari Beach Resort) PRICE OPTION 3 = Morning transfer to the airport for the flight to Trivandrum. Arriving here, we will transfer you to your hotel on the beach in Kovalam. (OVERNIGHT The Leela Kovalam)

Days 9-11: Goa

PRICE OPTION 1 = Enjoy time to relax and enjoy the beach in Goa hotel as listed. PRICE OPTION 2 = Enjoy time to relax and enjoy the beach in Mararikulam. (OVERNIGHT Marari Beach Resort) PRICE OPTION 3 = Enjoy time to relax and enjoy the beach in Kovalam. (OVERNIGHT The Leela Kovalam)

St Augustine ruins

Day 12: Goa

PRICE OPTION 1 = A transfer this morning brings you back to Goa airport for your flight to Delhi, arriving into Delhi transfer to hotel or connect on your flight home. PRICE OPTION 2 = A transfer this morning brings you back to Kochi airport for your flight to Delhi, arriving into Delhi transfer to hotel or connect on your flight home. PRICE OPTION 3 = A transfer this morning brings you back to Trivandrum airport for your flight to Delhi, arriving into Delhi transfer to hotel or connect on your flight home.

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