Goa Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF INDIA 2301

If you like the itinerary below please quote REF INDIA 2301 when enquiring for further details.

Alternatively you may like modify this trip with your own Holiday Wish List

Kathakali Dancer

Day 1: Kochi

Welcome to the start of your voyage of discovery through 'Incredible India'! You will be met at Kochi 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.

Jewish Market

Day 2: Kochi - Alleppey

This morning board a simply furnished private rice-boat for a journey through the backwaters in and around Alleppey. Crewed by a poler to push the rice boat through the water, a distance of some 20 kms will be covered, during which time the boat will glide past colourful local villages. As for dining, the on-board cook will prepare meals using fresh local produce.

Alleppey sunset

Day 3: Alleppey - Chennai

Disembarking at Alleppey today we transfer to the airport for your flight to Chennai. Arriving here our local team will assist with your transfer to the hotel.

Chennai Sadhu

Day 4: Chennai

This morning enjoy a tour of the city includes a visit to St George Fort, built in 1653 and St Mary’s Church, the oldest British church in India. The afternoon is at your leisure to explore.

Chennai street

Day 5: Chennai

Enjoy a full day visit to Kanchipuram, one of sacred cities in India and the seaside town of Mahabalipuram, famous for its shore temple. Evening at leisure.

The local  bus station

Day 6: Chennai - Mysore

This morning its goodbye to Chennai, transfer to the airport for your flight to Bangalore (No flights to Mysore) Arriving here we will drive you the short transfer to Mysore - the former capital of the princely state, ruled by Wodeyars dynasty royalty from 1399 - 1947. Arriving here our local team will assist with transfer to your hotel.

Day 7: Mysore

Enjoy a full day exploring this city of former glory and grandeur, enchanted admirers with its quaint charm, rich heritage, magnificent palaces, beautifully laid-out gardens, imposing buildings, broad shady avenues and sacred temples. After exploration in the city we continue to Somnathpur, visiting the only complete temple of the Hoysala empire in the region.

Day 8: Mysore - Bangalore

Say goodbye to Mysore and get ready for Bangalore. After breakfast you'll head to this vibrant lively city in your private car. Arrival and check into your hotel.

Bull Temple

Day 9: Bangalore

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of this bustling city in the morning. The tour will include Tippu's Summer Place, Botanical Gardens, Vidhana Soudha, Cubbon Park. The afternoon is free for you to explore at your own pace and do a little shopping!

Bangalore city view

Day 10: Bangalore

Enjoy a free day to explore at your leisure.

Cubbon Park flowers

Day 11: Bangalore - Goa

Today, the allure of the tropical palm fringed coast lines of Goa can wait no longer. You will take to the sky and fly there, arriving in Goa our local rep will transfer you to your hotel.

Days 12-13: Goa

Sit back and relax here in this laid back coastal area of India, walk along palm fringed beaches looking for shells and watching the fishermen at work, or simply kick back and enjoy some fresh fruit cocktails served on a silver platter.

Se Cathedral

Day 14: Goa - Mumbai

This afternoon you will fly to Mumbai. Arriving here our local team will assist with transfer to your hotel.

Crawford market architecture

Day 15: Mumbai

Today we embark on a half day glittering city tour, with a visit the Prince of Wales museum, Marine Drive and the Mani Bhawan Jain temple. Why not further enhance this experience by adding one of our enhance options to visit Elephanta Caves, please refer to enhance your holiday page for prices.

Gateway to India

Day 16: Mumbai

Enjoy a day at leisure. This evening celebrate New Years Eve Mumbai style.

Victoria Terminus

Day 17: Mumbai

Happy New Year - Sadly your adventure draws to a close today, we will transfer you to the airport for your flight home.

Your India Holiday
Explore key sites and places to visit in India
Central India
India: Himalayan Regions
India: Rajasthan
North East India
North India
South India
Western India
India Spotlight


A flamboyant showcase of Rajasthani architecture and a firm favourite on tourist itineraries as the third corner of India’s ‘Golden ...

India Currency Rates
  1 GBP = 92.15 INR
  1 CAD = 49.41 INR
  1 ZAR = 5.36 INR
  1 AUD = 48.60 INR
  1 EUR = 68.87 INR
  1 USD = 61.50 INR
  1 NZD = 45.81 INR
last updated - 25 Jan 2015 3:06 AM