Haridwar Holidays

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Jain Temple

Day 1: Delhi

Namaste! Welcome to India and New Delhi the capital city of India. We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel so you can freshen up. Today we explore both Old and New Delhi - the order of New Delhi is a huge contrast to the unorganised chaos of the Old City. But both are just as appealing. Taking in the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque, Raj Ghat - the site of Gandhi’s cremation and more. Hotel = Hotel Hans Plaza


Day 2: Delhi - Haridwar

Enjoy your morning at leisure before transfer for your drive to Haridwar. Flight SG 233 with an expected time of departure 10:10 hours Haridwar. Arrive Haridwar by SG 233 from Delhi at 11:00 hours and onward transfer to your hotel. Hotel = Radisson Blu Haridwar.

Day 3: Haridwar

Haridwar located in the foothills of the Himalayas, represents the point where the river Ganga reaches the plains. Haridwar is an ancient pilgrimage site, held in reverence for centuries. Several temples and ashrams dot this town and a visit to Haridwar is like stepping into a totally different world. Today enjoy a tour of Haridwar, highlights include Bharat Mata Mandir and Mansa Devi Temple. Hotel = Radisson Blu Haridwar.

Rishikesh dawn

Day 4: Haridwar - Agra

You will be met at the hotel to transfer you to the airport by a private vehicle for your departure to Delhi by flight SG 2334. Expected. time of departure 11:20 hours Delhi. On arrival at Delhi at 12:25 hours, you will be met by our representative and driver and transfer to Agra Delhi Agra (Distance: 205 Kilometres; Approximate Time: 04:00 Hours) Travel by road from Delhi to Agra. (Private vehicle with driver only). Hotel = Mansingh Palace Agra

Taj Mahal & camels

Day 5: Agra - Jaipur

After breakfast we head out to view the magnificent Taj Mahal. Enjoy your own time to explore and a guided tour of this once powerful Moghul emperor’s monument to love. Later we drive out to the ghostly fortifed city of Fatehpur Sikri, abandonded only 8 years after its construction due to droughts in the area continiuing on you will arrive in to Jaipur 'The Pink City'. Jaipur (Distance: 232 Kilometres; Approximate Time: 05:00 Hours) Travel by road from Agra to Jaipur. (Private vehicle with driver only) Hotel = Samode Haveli

Jantar Mantar Observatory in Jaipur

Day 6: Jaipur - Mumbai

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! In the afternoon you will enjoy a tour of the city. Highlights include the City Palace, which boasts an interesting museum of regal attire and Jantar Mantar, an ancient astronomical observatory. Flight to Mumbai, You will be transfer to the airport for your departure to Mumbai by flight 6E 254. Expected time of departure 17:40 hours. Arrive Mumbai by 6E 254 from Jaipur at 19:25 hours. You will be met by our representative and driver on arrival and transferred by a private vehicle to your hotel. Hotel = Stay at Fariyas

Local transport

Day 7: Mumbai

This morning after breakfast we take the cruise to visit Elephanta caves - Mumbai's premier tourist attraction. The rock-cut temples on peaceful Elephanta Island are thought to have been carved between 450 and 750 AD. The main cave contains large sculpted panels, including an astonishing 18-foot depiction of Shiva. Enjoy an afternoon sightseeing tour one of the most highly populated cities in the world, accommodating approximately 18 million people! Highlights include the Prince of Wales Museum, Gateway of India and Marine drive. Hotel = Stay at Fariyas

Maharaja Palace

Day 8: Mumbai

Enjoy a half day sightseeing tour one of the most highly populated cities in the world, accommodating approximately 18 million people! Highlights include the Prince of Wales Museum, Gateway of India, Marine drive, Mani Bhavan, Dhobi Talao, the Hanging Gardens and Crawford Market. This afternoon visit the Bollywood studios. Hotel = Stay at Fariyas

Crawford market architecture

Day 9: Mumbai

Day is at leisure. Hotel = Stay at Fariyas

Gateway to India

Day 10: Mumbai

Day is at leisure. Hotel = Stay at Fariyas

India Gate

Day 11: Mumbai

This morning you will be transferred to the airport for your flight.

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