Chennai Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF INDIA 2177

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The local  bus station

Day 1: Chennai

Welcome to India and the start of your India holiday with us. In Mumbai please come out in the arrival lounge of International airport and you will meet our representative who will transfer you to the internal flight terminal. In Chennai after you have passed through customs and baggage collection we will be there to meet you and transfer you to your hotel.

Chennai street

Day 2: Chennai

Free day.

Chennai Sadhu

Day 3: Chennai

Free day.

Rajpath

Day 4: Chennai - Delhi

Today you will have a half day guided tour of the city, that includes a visit to Government Museum, Santhome Cathedral Church, Kapaleshwara Temple and Marina Beach. We will transfer you to the airport for the flight to Delhi (IndiGo Airlines departing at 17:20 and arriving at 20:00). On arrival we will transfer you to the hotel.

India Gate

Day 5: Delhi - Ranthambhore NP

With the morning at leisure, enjoy a later train journey to Ranthambhore (departing at 13:15 and arriving at 19:00). Ranthambhore National Park is one of the prime examples of Project Tiger’s conservation efforts in Rajasthan. Sprawling across an area of some 1334 sq. kms, Ranthambhore is scenically beautiful. Set amidst a beautiful landscape of hills lakes and rivers, the park boasts an impressive 10th century fort.

Nrashtrapati Bhawan

Day 6: Ranthambhore NP

Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in the national park. Ranthambore National Park is one of the prime examples of Project Tiger’s conservation efforts in Rajasthan. The forests around the Ranthambore Fort were once the private hunting grounds of the Maharajas of Jaipur.

Delhi fruit stall

Day 7: Ranthambhore NP - Udaipur

Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in the national park. We will then transfer you to Sawai Madhopur for the overnight train to Udaipur, depating at 23:30 and arriving the next morning at 07:00).

Local transport

Day 8: Udaipur

We will pick you up from the train station and transfer you to the hotel. After a chance to freshen up, we will head out on a sightseeing tour of the city, including the City Palace, Jagdish Temple and Sahelion-ki-bari. In the evening, you will have an exclusive boat ride on Lake Pichola.

Camels in the desert

Day 9: Udaipur

A free day to relax and enjoy the beauty of Udaipur.

Antelope

Day 10: Udaipur - Jaipur

We will transfer you to the train station for the train to Jaipur, departing at 06:15 and arriving at 13:25). On arrival we will meet you at the train station and check you into the hotel.

Jantar Mantar Observatory in Jaipur

Day 11: Jaipur

This morning we visit the delicate pink, magnificent fort-palace of Amber - a wonderful example of Rajput architecture just north of Jaipur. Subject to Government regulations, we will arrive in style riding on an elephant! As today is one of the main days for Diwali and Diwali is all about family and food, we have organised for you to celebrate Diwali with a local family, not only helping with the cooking but also enjoying the meal. Afterwards, we will take you out to see almost entire city illuminated with beautiful lighting and sounds of crackers and lots of festivities around.

The steps up to the magnificent Amber Fort

Day 12: Jaipur

Free day. Why not add on our tour of the city which includes the City Palace, which boasts an interesting museum of regal attire and Jantar Mantar, an ancient astronomical observatory. See the Enhance Your Holiday page for details of Jaipur Up Close.

Paint Powder in preparation for Holi in Jaipur

Day 13: Jaipur

Today, you can choose to bolt on an early morning hot air balloon flight over Jaipur. You can also the Dera Amer safari on elephant back in the Aravalli Hills. See the Enhance Your Holiday Page for details.

The grand entrance into Delhi's famous Red Fort

Day 14: Jaipur - Delhi

This morning we have free time to explore the Pink City at your leisure. This afternoon we will transfer you to the train station for your rail trip back to Delhi (train departs at 17:50 and arrives into Delhi at 22:40).Upon arrival in Delhi we will meet you at the train station and transfer you to your hotel for your final night in India.

An elephant ride through the gates of Amber Fort

Day 15: Delhi

We will transfer you to the airport in time for your departure flight.

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last updated - 10 Jul 2014 9:04 AM