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Sample Itinerary - REF INDIA 2458

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The grand entrance into Delhi's famous Red Fort

Day 1: Delhi

Welcome to Delhi and the start of your holiday. Upon arrival you will be met by our local representative and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of your day at your leisure exploring this city on your own. Overnight Delhi.

India Gate

Day 2: Delhi

Today enjoy a half day sightseeing tour of Old Delhi your tour today includes a visit to Jama Mosque, commonly known as the Jama Masjid it is the principal mosque of Old Delhi in India. Also visit the Red Fort and take a rickshaw ride in the bylanes of the old city. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. Why not continue your touring and check out our Enhance Options. Overnight Delhi.

The lofty Red Fort in Delhi

Day 3: Delhi - Agra

Leaving Delhi you will travel to the home of the Mighty Taj at Agra. This afternoon enjoy a half day sightseeing tour including Agra Fort and witness the spectacle that is the Taj Mahal at sunset. Overnight Agra

Taj Mahal & camels

Day 4: Agra - Jaipur

Travelling from Agra you journey to the Pink city of Jaipur en route enjoy a guided visit to Fatehpur Sikri -a fascinating ghost city built by Emperor Akbar in the 16th century, followed by continue drive to Jaipur. Overnight Jaipur.

Jantar Mantar Observatory in Jaipur

Day 5: 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! This afternoon is free for you to continue exploring this city on your own. If you would prefer why not check out our Enhance Options. Overnight Jaipur.

The steps up to the magnificent Amber Fort

Day 6: Jaipur - Delhi

Traveling back to the capital today of Delhi today. Spend it at your leisure. Tomorrow morning will be an early one. Overnight Delhi.

Raj Ghat

Day 7: Delhi - Shimla

An early morning this morning as you are transferred from you hotel to the train station for your train to Shimla via Kalka. The train departs Delhi at approximately 0740. Upon arrival into Kalka you will independently board the narrow gauge toy train Himalyan Queen to Shimla for the rest of your journey. Upon arrival into Shimla you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the evening at your leisure. Overnight Shimla.

Anarkanda

Day 8: Shimla

Enjoy a day at your leisure. If you would prefer some organised touring why not check out our Enhance options. Overnight Shimla.

Shimla main street

Day 9: Shimla - Chandigarh

Travelling by road you travel to the city of Chandigarh. The name Chandigarh translates as "The Fort of Chandi". The name is derived from an ancient temple called Chandi Mandir, devoted to the Hindu goddess Chandi, near the city. This afternoon enjoy a half day sightseeing tour including Rock Garden. Overnight Chandigarh.

Rose garden

Day 10: Chandigarh - Kochi

An early awaits you this morning as you are transferred back to the railway station in time for your train back to Delhi to connect with your flight to Kochi. Upon arrival into Kochi enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight Kochi.

Kathakali Dancer

Day 11: Kochi

This morning enjoy a half day guided sightseeing tour of Kochi. Today you will visit the Kochi Synagogue, Dutch Palace & St Francis Church originally built in 1503, is the oldest European church in India and has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European colonial struggle in the subcontinent. Later this evening enjoy a traditional Kathakali dance performance. Overnight Kochi.

Jewish Market

Day 12: Kochi - Mumbai

Enjoy a nice sleep in as you spend this morning at your leisure. Mid afternoon sees your being transferred to the airport in time for your flight up to Mumbai. This afternoon enjoy it at your leisure. Overnight Mumbai.

Crawford market architecture

Day 13: Mumbai

A morning half day guided sightseeing tour of Mumbai today where you will visit Gateway of India, Marine Drive, Mani Bhavan, Rajabai Clock Tower, Jain Temple (outside), Dhobi Talao, Prince Of Wales Museum and the Hanging Gardens. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. Why not continue the sightseeing and check out our Enhance options. Overnight Mumbai.

Gateway to India

Day 14: Mumbai

Today is free to do with as you like, and enjoy it at your leisure exploring this city your way. Overnight Mumbai.

Victoria Terminus

Day 15: Mumbai

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

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