Patna Holidays

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Day 1: Patna

Welcome to Delhi and the start of your tour. You departure flight to Patna has an expected departure time of 1300. Upon arrival you will be met by our local representatives and transferred to you hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight Patna.

Day 2: Patna - Varanasi

After breakfast you will be transferred to you the railway station to board the Shramjeevi Express (I AC) to Varanasi. Upon arrival you will be met by our representatives and transferred to you hotel. This evening we head down to the Ganges to witness the evening Aarti ceremony. Overnight Varanasi

Varanasi Ghats

Day 3: Varanasi - Khajuraho

We rise early this morning to take a boat ride along the Ganges. After we return to the hotel for breakfast then partake in a half day sightseeing tour of the Holy City of Varanasi. We will take a walk along the Ghats, we continue through the Old Park the onto the one of the most famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva the Kashi Viswanath Temple. We will also drive through the Benaras Hindu University. This afternoon you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Khajuraho (expected time of departure 1230) Upon arrival you will be met by our representatives and transferred to you hotel. Later this afternoon we do a half day visit of Eastern and Western Group of Temples. Overnight Khajuraho.

The magnificent erotic temples of Khajuraho

Day 4: Khajuraho - Agra

This morning you will be driven to Orchha where we will see the The Chaturbhuj Temple afterwards we continue on to Jhansi, where you will take the train to Agra (air conditioned chair car). We will meet you at the train station and transfer you to your hotel. Overnight Agra.

Taj Mahal & camels

Day 5: Agra - Jaipur

A sunrise visit to the mighty Taj Mahal this morning, afterwards we return to the Hotel for breakfast. After breakfast we go exploring the Agra Fort. Later this afternoon we travel by car to the "Pink City" Jaipur. En Route we visit the abandond city of Fatehpur Sikri, shortly abandoned after its completion due to lack of water and tensions between neighbouring states. Overnight Jaipur.

An elephant ride through the gates of Amber Fort

Day 6: Jaipur

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. Overnight Jaipur.

The steps up to the magnificent Amber Fort

Days 7-11: Jaipur - Amritsar

Today you leave for you wedding as you are met by our local representatives and transferred to teh aiport for your flight to Amritsar. We will see you in a couple of days, enjoy the wedding.

Lake view of the temple

Day 12: Amritsar - Kochi

Welcome back to your tour we hope you enjoyed your wedding. You will be met by our representative and driver on arrival and transferred by a private vehicle to your hotel. Spend the evening at your leisure. Overnight Kochi.

Kathakali Dancer

Day 13: Kochi - Alleppey

This morning a short drive from Kochi to Allepey brings you to board your house boat. Sit back enjoy the cozy comfort of a moving boat watch the country side, ancient Champakulam church and taste local Kuttanadan dishes.

Alleppey sunset

Day 14: Alleppey

Relax onboard your rice boat today as you watch the backwaters of Kerala drift by. Overnight Onboard.

Accommodation for the night

Day 15: Alleppey - Kochi

After breakfast our leisurely cruise comes to an end, as you are transferred back to Kochi for an afternoon city tour. Spend the afternoon exploring Old Kochi where we will take in the Dutch Palace and St Fancis Church. Overnight Kochi

Sunset at Fort Kochi

Day 16: Kochi

Today we say our goodbyes as you are transferred back to the airport for your departing flight to Delhi (ETA into Delhi 1830) for your International flights.

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last updated - 26 Dec 2014 3:35 AM