Surat Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF INDIA 2392

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The grand entrance into Delhi's famous Red Fort

Day 1: Delhi

Welcome to the start of your voyage of discovery through 'Incredible India'! You will be met at Delhi International Airport by our friendly local team and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure to explore or relax as you like.

India Gate

Day 2: Delhi

This morning, our Welcome Meeting takes place. We’ll then enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Old Delhi, taking in the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque and the Qutab Minar (Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque). Afternoon at your leisure.

The lofty Red Fort in Delhi

Day 3: Delhi - Agra

Departing Delhi, we journey 5hrs to Agra, once India’s Mughal capital. Arriving, we visit Agra fort, which boasts some of India’s finest Mughal buildings behind it’s fortified walls. During its history it has been a palace, a fort and a prison! Later we explore the Taj Mahal and then you will have some time to enjoy the sunset over this iconic monument.

Taj Mahal & camels

Day 4: Agra - Ajmer

En route on our drive to Ajmer, we visit the ghostly former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri, abandoned due to lack of water this is is the best example of the culmination of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Fatehpur Sikri Mosque is said to be a copy of the mosque in Mecca and has designs, derived from the Persian and Hindu architecture. Arriving into Ajmer enjoy the later afternoon at leisure.

Jantar Mantar Observatory in Jaipur

Day 5: Ajmer - Jaipur

This morning we explore the tomb of Hazrat Mu'inuddin Chishti, the founder of the Chishti Sufi order, one of the most important Sufi organizations. We then drive to Jaipur.

The steps up to the magnificent Amber Fort

Day 6: Jaipur

This morning you will have to look out for the snake charmers that dot our route, as we travel to the 16th century Amber Fort. An exotic elephant ride transports us to the lofty fort, where we’ll enjoy a tour of this Rajput extravaganza. This afternoon perhaps opt for a journey of discovery through the historic pink city of Jaipur we start with a photo stop in front of Jal mahal (lake palace) thereafter visit the ancient astronomical observatory of Jantar mantar and thereafter a guided tour of the city palace complex and it’s fascinating nooks and crannies. Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for info.

Paint Powder in preparation for Holi in Jaipur

Day 7: Jaipur - Surat

This morning we transfer you to the train station and assist you to catch the Aravali Express Train to Bharuch (2ND CLASS AC SLEEPER). Departing at 09:00 AM, enjoy the stunning scenery as the train makes its way. Arriving into Bharuch at around midnight to 1am you have your own arrangements booked.

Day 8: Surat

Own arrangements for hotel and activities in Bharuch.

Day 9: Surat

Own arrangements for hotel and activities in Bharuch.

Day 10: Surat - Mumbai

Own arrangements for hotel and activities in Bharuch.

Crawford market architecture

Day 11: Mumbai

Make your own way back to the station and catch your pre booked train to Mumbai (Tickets will be given to you at the start of the journey in Delhi) The train departs at 07:35 AM and arrives at 11:50 into Mumbai Station, from here our local driver will collect you and drive you into your central Mumbai hotel.

Gateway to India

Day 12: Mumbai

This morning we will transfer you (No guide) to visit the Haji Ali mosque was built in the middle of the sea with only a narrow path leading to it giving it an ethereal look. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Victoria Terminus

Day 13: Mumbai

Sadly your journey concludes today with a transfer to the airport in time for your flight home.

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