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Nagpur Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF INDIA 2831

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Durga idol

Day 1: Kolkata

Once you arrive into Kolkata you'll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore Kolkata or relax at the hotel. Overnight - Kolkata

Jain Temple

Day 2: Kolkata

This cultural city is an amazing example of East meets West. Enjoy a sightseeing tour which includes a visit to the Victoria Memorial. Opened by the Prince of Wales in 1921, this imposing vision in marble often called the “Taj” of the British Raj overlooks the grassy Maidan, the city’s green belt. Other highlights include St. Paul Cathedral Church, St John Church, Indian Museum Mother's House and drive past Howrah Bridge, River Side Fort William and Dalhousie Square. Overnight - Kolkata

Kolkata street

Days 3-4: Kolkata

Enjoy the next 2 days at your leisure exploring Kolkata your way on your own. Overnight Kolkata.

Kolkata view

Day 5: Kolkata - Lucknow

Leaving Kolkata you fly to the city of Lucknow. Lucknow was the abode of the Nawabs of Avadh, and their regal pastimes and pleasures were legendary. They refined their formal speech, extolling virtues to high exaggeration, were fond of song and dance and nurtured Urdu verse as well as the Kathak school of court dance. Enjoy the rest of the day your leisure. Overnight Lucknow.

Day 6: Lucknow

Enjoy a full day guided sightseeing tour of Lucknow. Today you will visit Asafi Mosque, the imposing monument of Hussainabad Imambara. Also visit Dilkhusha Palace with its few towers and external walls and extensive gardens remain. Continue your touring with a visit to La Martiniere College, Picture Gallery, Clock Tower and finally a visit to the Dhobi Ghat on river bank. Overnight Lucknow.

Days 7-8: Lucknow

Enjoy the next 2 days at your leisure exploring this city your way on your own. Overnight Lucknow.

Day 9: Lucknow - Varanasi

Watch the Indian countryside rush by as you travel by train to Varanasi. Arriving mid afternoon enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight Varanasi.

Varanasi Ghats

Day 10: Varanasi

This morning, we enjoy a sunrise boat ride on the holy Ganges where we’ll view the ancient religious tradition of ritual cleansing that takes place on the many riverbank ghats (riverside steps). Later, we embark on a tour of the city. Enjoy the evening at leisure why not at sunset consider re-visiting the ghats for the evening pilgramage, remarkably different from the dawn ritual. Overnight - Varanasi

Bathers in the morning

Day 11: Varanasi - Delhi

Enjoy a sleep in as you spend this morning at your leisure. Later this afternoon you will be transferred to the airport in time for your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival you will be met by our local representatives and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the evening at your leisure. Overnight Delhi.

Sunrise on the Holy Ganges in Varanasi

Day 12: Delhi - Srinagar

Taking to the skies once again you will fly to Srinagar which lies in the beautiful Kashmir Valley, a heavily disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your deluxe Houseboat. Overnight Srinagar

The grand entrance into Delhi's famous Red Fort

Day 13: Srinagar

Morning half day visit to some of the stunning Mughal Gardens that Srinagar is famous for. Visit the terraced Nishat Bagh or Nishat Garden on the eastern side of the lake, Nishat Bagh translates in Hindustani as "Garden of Joy" which is entirely fitting. Later we visit Shalimar Garden, equally as stunning and located on the northeast side of the lake. Visit Pari Mahal too. Afternoon at leisure. Stay at Sukoon Houseboats (Deluxe)

Day 14: Srinagar

In the morning enjoy Shikara ride on the Dal Lake. Later visit to Old Srinagar Town where you will visit the Jama Masjid where you will get to see the Shah Hamdan and Nur Jehan's Mosque also visit the tomb of Zeinul Abi din who was the sultan of Kashmir. Later this afternoon if time permitting get lost amongst the Bazaars in the area. Overnight Srinagar.

Day 15: Srinagar

Enjoy free time for your independent activities or you may take an optional visit to Gulmarg. Overnight Sukoon Houseboats.

India Gate

Day 16: Srinagar - Delhi

This morning you will return to Delhi by flight. Upon arrival enjoy the afternoon at your leisure. Overnight Delhi.

The Raghuji Raje Bhosle statue in Nagpur. Photo credit to Ganesh Dhamodkar.

Days 17-18: Delhi - Nagpur

Departing Delhi again you will fly to Nagpur. Nagpur is the third largest city in the Indian state of Maharashstra and is famous throughout the country as ‘Orange City’ for being a major trade centre of oranges that are cultivated in the region. The city lies precisely at the centre of the country and India’s geographical centre is designated with the Zero Mile Marker in Nagpur. Enjoy the afternoon and tomorrow at your leisure. Overnight Nagpur.

Crawford market architecture

Day 19: Nagpur - Mumbai

Enjoy the majority of today at your leisure as you take to the skies for the final time you will fly to Mumbai. Upon arrival you will be met by our local representatives and transferred to your hotel. Overnight Mumbai.

Gateway to India

Day 20: Mumbai

Enjoy a half day sightseeing tour of 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. You have the afternoon free. Overnight Mumbai.

Victoria Terminus

Day 21: 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 at your leisure. Overnight Mumbai.

Flora Fountain

Day 22: Mumbai

Sadly your time with us has come to an end as your are transferred for the last time to the airport in time for your flight to your onward destination.

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