Mumbai Holidays

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Crawford market architecture

Day 1: Mumbai

Welcome to your tour with us. Today you make your own way to the airport to take a flight from Vishakhapatnam to Mumbai by 6E 478 departing at 1020 hours arriving into Mumbai at 1025 hours. On arrival you will connect with your flight 6E 177 to Trivandrum departing at 1435 hours & arriving Trivandrum at 1640 hours. Upon arrival into Trivandrum you will be met by our local representatives and transfer by road to Kanyakumari where you will spend the night. Overnight Kanyakumari at the Parsa Resort.

Manaltheeram beach

Day 2: - Kovalam

Kanyakumari - Kovalam Leaving Kanyakumari you will travel by road to Kovalam. En Route you will return to Trivandrum for some sightseeing. The state of Kerala’s capital, Thiruvananthapuram, for obvious reasons still widely and more commonly known as Trivandrum is built on seven hills 87-km from the southern tip of India. Todays highlights will include visiting the art gallery, Napier museum and Padmanabha Palace. Overnight Kovalam

Kovalam Beach

Days 3-6: Kovalam

Palm fringed Kovalam Beach in Southern India is a true paradie, Kovalam means 'a grove of coconut trees' and of the three crescent shaped beaches that adorn the coastline, the southern most ‘Lighthouse’ Beach, is wonderfully picturesque. It is here you will spend the next couple of days at your leisure. Overnight Kovalam

Beach sunset

Day 7: Kovalam - Delhi

Sadly your time relaxing by the beach has come to an end as you are transferred back to Trivandrum in time for your flight to Delhi. Arriving approximately at 1600 you will be met by our local representatives and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure exploring Delhi. Overnight Delhi.

The grand entrance into Delhi's famous Red Fort

Day 8: Delhi

This morning, we 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. Overnight - Delhi

India Gate

Day 9: Delhi - Jaipur

Today, we drive to Jaipur. Affectionately known as the Pink City as Maharaja Ram Singh had all of the Old City painted a welcoming pink in 1876 to herald a visit by the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII), it is also the bustling capital of the state of Rajasthan. Enjoy the afternoon exploring this city at your leisure. Overnight Jaipur.

Jantar Mantar Observatory in Jaipur

Day 10: Jaipur

This morning we visit the delicate pink, magnificent fort-palace of Amber - a wonderful example of Rajput architecture just north of Jaipur. 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. Overnight Jaipur.

The steps up to the magnificent Amber Fort

Day 11: Jaipur - Agra

En route to Agra, we visit Fatehpur Sikri, former imperial capital of the great Mughal emperor Akbar. Built between 1569 and 1585, it has been deserted for more than four centuries, by all accounts abandoned in 1600 due to a meagre supply of water. Overnight Agra

Taj Mahal & camels

Day 12: Agra

In Agra, we visit the impressive Agra Fort before touring the legendary Taj Mahal. Built by Emperor Shah Jahan in loving memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz, who tragically died in childbirth in 1631, the Taj Mahal in Agra is described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love and remains one of India’s most enduring symbols. Overnight - Agra

The sunsets over the Mosque in the Taj complex

Day 13: Agra

Sadly your time with us has come to an end as you are transferred back to Delhi and onto the airport in time for your departure flight to your onward destination.

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