Kolkata Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF INDIA 2305

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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. This afternoon, our Welcome Meeting takes place. We will then enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Old Delhi, taking in the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque.

India Gate

Day 2: Delhi - Agra

An early morning start straight after breakfast we'll drive 4 hours to Agra - home of India's famous attraction - the Taj Mahal. Upon arrival we will have a sightseeing tour to the Agra Fort, which boasts some of India’s finest Mughal buildings behind it’s fortified walls. During its history it has been a palace, a fort and a prison! After check in at the hotel enjoy a guided tour of and watching the romantic sunset over the Taj Mahal itself.

Taj Mahal & camels

Day 3: Agra - Udaipur

This morning in your own time you can visit the Taj Mahal for a romantic sunrise. This evening you will travel to Udaipur by sleeper train, a must-do experience for any visitor young or old! The friendly locals will be vying for a chat with you. The KURJ UDZ EXP TRAIN departs at 17:40

Maharaja City Palace

Day 4: Udaipur

Your train arrives into Udaipur in the morning at 06:10 am to the start of a new day and the gathering hustle and bustle. Our rep will be waiting for you, but make sure you take a moment to try some chai, hot tea from one of the vendors, before t transferring to your hotel - enjoy included breakfast while waiting for your rooms to be ready. (Check in at 12 noon early has been requested) This afternoon enjoy a half day tour of the imposing City Palace, perhaps opt for our suggested tour of the Monsoon Palace? Refer to the 'enhance your holiday' page for prices.

Jagdish Temple

Day 5: Udaipur

Happy Birthday! For 12 noon we will transfer you to the jetty where you catch the boat across to the incredible Taj Lake Palace Hotel. Arriving here you will feel how it is to be royalty! Enjoy the day to explore this historic hotel and all the services it has to offer.

Lakeside temple

Day 6: Udaipur - Bhubaneshwar

Enjoy a lovely breakfast at this, simply incredible hotel - We will transfer you to the airport in time for your flight from Udaipur to Bhubaneswar (Via Delhi - AI-472 – Udaipur – Delhi 1605 / 1715 -/- AI-473 – Delhi – Bhubaneshwar -1830 / 2025) Arriving into the historic city of Bhubaneshwar our local rep will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel - The Hindustan International Hotel 4*

Sun Temple Wheel

Day 7: Bhubaneshwar

Today discover the breathtaking sites of the region. Explore Puri which is blessed with beautiful beaches and famous for its imposing Jagannath Temple and visit the spectacular Sun Temple in Konark, which is a World Heritage Site. The temple was built as a chariot for the sun god Surya and has 24 gigantic stone wheels, 7 horses and many elaborate carvings. (OVERNIGHT AT THE -- The Hindustan International Hotel 4*)

Guarding the Temple

Day 8: Bhubaneshwar - Kolkata

This morning embark on a sightseeing tour of Bhubaneshwar - state capital and home to more than 500 temples. The final stop of the day is at the coastal town of Pipli which is renowned for it’s handicrafts, patchwork and exquisite appliqué. We then head back to the airport for the flight to Kolkata (6E 294 - 1925 / 2020) Arriving here, our rep will get you to your hotel as fast as he can for a good night sleep.

Durga idol

Day 9: Kolkata

This morning enjoy a city tour visiting the stately Indian Museum the oldest and largest in India, the Victoria Memorial, Howrah Flower Market, St Paul’s Cathedral and the extraordinary Marble Palace which houses paintings by Rubens, Titian and Reynolds. The afternoon is then at your leisure to explore.

Jain Temple

Day 10: Kolkata

Sadly your journey through 'Incredible India' comes to an end today, we will be sure to transfer you to the airport to meet your onward flight.

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