Rishikesh Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF INDIA 1951

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Day 1: Goa

Welcome to India! Upon arrival at Goa airport you will be met by a representative from On The Go and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to spend at leisure.

Sacred cows on the beach

Days 2-4: Goa

The next few days are free for you to relax or explore independantly. Thanks to its picturesque location on the Mandovi River, between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea, Goa is one of India’s prime destinations. Although best known for its massive stretch of magnificent, palm tree-lined beaches along the Arabian Sea coast, Goa offers other attractions, for example; the Portuguese Catholic Church of Old Goa, St. Anne’s Church (an ornate marvel from the 1600s) and the Basilica of Bom Jesus. The surrounding countryside is dotted with luxurious old estates built by wealthy Indians (many of whom converted to Catholicism), including Braganza Palace, which is open to the public.

Se Cathedral

Day 5: Goa - Mumbai

After breakfast and hotel check out transfer to the airport for your flight. We have noted that you have booked 9W476 departing Goa at 13:40 and arriving into Bombay at 14:45 (please advise us if these flight times change so that we can re-arrange your transfers accordingly). Upon arrival into Mumbai you will be met and transferred to your hotel for three nights.

Crawford market architecture

Day 6: Mumbai

Enjoy a cruise to the Elephanta caves in the morning. The island of Elephanta is about 10 kms from Mumbai. The 4 rock-cut temples are believed to have been cut between 450-750AD. After an hour’s boat trip to the island, walk the steps up the hillside to the caves. Shiva is the most depicted form. This afternoon city tour leads us to the Gateway of India – a former colonial monument and now a popular emblem of the city and a hubbub of life. The biggest museum in India is next door - the Prince of Wales Museum. Sample bhelpuri (Mumbai’s favourite snack) at Chowpatty Beach along what is known as Marine Drive.

Gateway to India

Day 7: Mumbai

Today is a free day for you to explore independently.

Victoria Terminus

Day 8: Mumbai - Delhi

Today we will transfer you to Mumbai airport. We have noted that you have booked 9W351 departing Mumbai at 13:35 and arriving into Delhi at 15:35 (please advise us if these flight times change so that we can re-arrange your transfers accordingly). Upon arrival we will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to your hotel.

The grand entrance into Delhi's famous Red Fort

Day 9: Delhi

Today is a free day for you to relax or explore independantly.

The lofty Red Fort in Delhi

Day 10: Delhi

Todya is a free day for you to relax or explore independantly.

India Gate

Day 11: Delhi - Rishikesh

Drive to Rishikesh (approximately 5-6 hours) and check into your hotel.

Rishikesh dawn

Days 12-13: Rishikesh

Spend the next two days at leisure - explore or just relax, the choice is yours. There is plenty to see and do, in and around Rishikesh.

Triveni Ghat

Day 14: Rishikesh

A free morning to soak up some final sights or perhaps enjoy a spot of shopping, then drive to Delhi to the Almondz Hotel.

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