Arrive Srinagar, pick up and transfer to Houseboat. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at Houseboat. In the afternoon Shikara ride on The Dal Lake to enjoy the beauty that God has graced this city with, which is often compared to Venice. You will get view of some very interesting places around the Lake. Overnight at Houseboat
This morning after breakfast proceed for city tour of Srinagar. The world famous Mughal Gardens visiting the Nishat Bagh (The garden of pleasure) & Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love), & The Chasme Shahi Garden, & Shankaracharya Temple. In the evening return to Houseboat. Overnight at Hotel or House boat.
This morning after breakfast drives to Sonmarg. Explore the natural beauty of Sonmarg later come back to Srinagar for overnight stay.
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This morning after breakfast drive to Gulmarg which is one of the most beautiful summer resort in the valley. On arrival check into your hotel. This afternoon visit One can have Gondola ride (cable car) from Gulmarg to Khalinmarg. Overnight at Hotel in Gulmarg.
After breakfast visit for the highest golf course in the world and skiing during the winter season. Hara Mukh & Sun Set Peak.back to hotel and over night stay at hotel.
After breakfast proceed to Srinagar. On arrival you will be transferred to Airport to board the flight to Onward destination.
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On arrival at Leh airport, our representative will be there to meet you and transfer to your pre booked hotel. Check in at the hotel. Rest of the day is free for acclimatization to the high altitude of Leh (11,500 ft/ 35 00 mts). An overnight stay at the hotel.
In the morning after breakfast, we will proceed to visit Shey Palace, Thiksey Monastery, Hemis Monastery and Stok Palace Museum. Later return back to the hotel for an overnight.
Today, we will go for a full day excursion tour to Pangong Lake, which is approx. 300 kms round trip. The lake is located on the Indo-China Border. En route, we will be crossing the Chang-la pass (alt: 17370 ft.) After sightseeing tour around the lake, we will drive back to Leh, reaching late afternoon/evening. An overnight stay in the hotel.
After breakfast in the morning, we will drive to visit 11th century Alchi Tsokar, the oldest surviving monastic heritage of Ladakh – a UNESCO listed heritage site. While returning back to Leh from here, we will visit Sangam (confluence of Indus & Zanskar Rivers), Magnetic Point, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Kali Mata (Temple of Guardians in Spituk monastery) and the Hall of Fame. An overnight stay in the hotel.
Today in the morning, we will leave for excursion to Khardung La (80 kms round trip/alt: 18,380 ft), highest motorable pass in the world that is recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records. Rest of the day is free to explore the local markets for shopping etc. An overnight stay in the hotel.
We will leave early in the morning to the airport to catch the flight back home.
Upon arrival at at Cochin meeting and assistance followed by drive to Munnar and will reach by afternoon. En route, we shall witness beautiful waterfalls like Cheyyara, Valara and Attakadu along with spice plantation. Also, we will stop by Kodanadu Elephant Care Centre. Overnight stay in Munna
After breakfast, full day sightseeing in and around Munnar. Enjoy panoramic views of Anamudi, the highest peak of South India at 2695 m, is visible from Munnar. Visit the Christ Church and proceed for wildlife watching at Eravikulam National Park (16 km).
Note: Park would be close from 01Jan to 28 Feb every year Continue to Rajamalai Hills lying adjacent to the park and stop by at Madupetty Dam, a famous picnic spot for boating and horse riding en route to Top Station. Evening transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
After morning breakfast, Proceed to Kumarakom. Check into a resort at the bank of the Vembanand Lake where you will forget everything except enjoyment of life. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the resort.
After breakfast, cruise at the famous backwaters of Kerala and the main attraction of Kumarakom - Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Take a sneak peek of some incredible living species like the Waterfowl, heron and the water duck, owl, egret, cuckoo as well as the migratory Siberian cranes. If you are in the right migratory season, you can get a chance to see the wood beetle and other birds like flycatchers. After sightseeing, go back to your hotel and enjoy warm dinner with other travel companions and share your stories.
After breakfast drive to Kovalam. On arrival Kovalam check-in at a hotel. Later we shall visit the beautiful golden beaches of Kovalam like Lighthouse Beach, Howah Beach and Ashoka Beach. Overnight stay in the hotel in Kovalam.
Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to excursion for Trivandrum, where you go for sightseeing of Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, The Napier Museum, Sree Chithra Art Gallery, Zoological Park, Science & Technology Museum, Kanakakunnu Palace, Planetarium. After Trivandrum sightseeing tour, we shall return to Kovalam. Overnight stay in Kovalam.
After breakfast transfer, you to Trivandrum airport to connect flight for onward destination.
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Arrival to Port Blair. Meet our representative, who will assist you to transfer you to hotel. First half of the day is at leisure. Later in the afternoon visit Cellular jail followed by light and sound show.
The Cellular Jail was the pilgrimage destination for freedom fighters. Many freedom fighters spend the time here during the freedom struggle against the British Government.
The day draws to a gentle close with the Sound and Light Show at the historic Cellular Jail which gives you a vivid experience of its strong association with the freedom fighters and their struggle. Come back to hotel for overnight stay.
Today after breakfast embark on a day long three island cruise. One of the most sought after activities. It covers a panorama of seven harbors that include the North Bay and Ross island. It leaves a lasting impression.
Ross Island. Was the administrative headquarters of the British. This island is now under the Indian Navy. You can also visit museum named Smritika, it holds photographs and the other antiques of the Britishers relevant to these islands. The island is famous for friendly flocks of Deer and lush green walking trails.
North Bay, the water lovers may enjoy snorkeling or take a glass bottom boat ride (Optional on direct payment) in its shallow waters with a chance to see corals up close. Return to the hotel. Dinner and stay overnight at the Hotel
Today after breakfast depart to Havelock by boat. Havelock is one of the famous Island in Andaman region. Its about 54 kilometers northeast of Port Blair, the Island is a hidden jewel. It is famous for the water sports activities. Arrive at Havelock Jetty, you are met and assisted by our representative. Board the waiting vehicles and drive to the hotel. Check in at the hotel. Dinner and stay overnight at the Hotel.
Today after breakfast, proceed for Radhanagar Beach (or Beach No. 7) is the jewel in the crown of Havelock Island. It is rated one of the top ranked beaches by many travelers. Located on the western side of the island, it stands away from the cluster. There is no mean of visiting Havelock Island without visiting Radha Nagar Beach. It provides scenic view to its visitors. Dinner and stay overnight at the Hotel.
Day at Leisure for individual activities.
Proceed for snorkeling at Elephant beach. Elephant Beach is a small can be reached by boat. The beach is also an extremely good place for snorkeling with an easily accessible house reef, which boasts of beautiful corals and other marine life. The beach has also emerged as Havelock's favorite spot for scuba diving. It is tailor made to be a beginners dive site.
Afternoon drive to Havelock Jetty. From here sail to Port Blair on board Cruise. Upon Arrival check into the hotel. Dinner and stay overnight at the Hotel.
Today after breakfast, enjoy the sightseeing in Port Blair visiting the Chatham Island and Saw Mill and various museums. Chatham is a island with an old Sawmill. Saw Mill at Chatham is one of the biggest and oldest in Asia. Visit the museum which offers an insight into lumbering activities through scale models and displayed decorative pieces made of famous woods like Padauk, Marble, Peauma, Gurjan, Satin Wood, etc.
Samudrika Naval Maritime Museum is another attraction situated opposite to Andaman Teal House.
Your next stop over is at Anthropological Museum. These islands are inhabited by a variety of tribes that include four Negroid and two Mongoloid. Get a peek into their way of life. Museum depicts the life of the Paleolithic Islanders. It also houses the models of the aborigines and their tools. Later in the evening visit the market. Dinner and stay overnight at the Hotel.
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to the Port Blair airport to board the flight for onward destination.
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On arrival at Bagdogra Airport/New Jalpaiguri Railway station, our representative will meet you at the airport/railway station and assist you till your check in process at the Darjeeling hotel(6,950 feet). Stay overnight at the Darjeeling hotel.
This morning, you will drive to Tiger Hill (8,400 feet) to chase the down and see the stunning view of the sun rising and throwing it pinkish glow on the landscapes. After spending some time at the tiger hill, you will embark on a drive to the hotel via Ghum Monastery, which famed for its 15-feet high statue of "Maitreya Buddha" and Batasia Loop, famous for its war memorial. Enjoy scrumptious breakfast at the hotel and then go for the city sightseeing tour. As per the itinerary, today you will be visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Ropeway and Japanese Temple. Evenings will be free for leisure. Stay and enjoy dinner at Darjeeling.
This day will be dedicated to Mirik excursion, a tiny hamlet, which is approximately 58.2 km from Darjeeling. On your journey to Mirik, you will be making your way through Indo-Nepal Border. Further, you will be visiting the Mirik Lake (4,902 feet), Sumendu Lake, Cardamom plantations and Tea Estates. At Mirik Lake, you can enjoy boating or horse riding. In the evening return to the hotel for overnight stay and dinner.
This morning after breakfast, drive to Gangtok (5,500 feet), which is 100 km from Darjeeling. View of lush green mountains and bubbling brooks will greet you at every turn. In the evening, you will be transferred to hotel on arrival at Gangtok, acclimatize to the weather, followed by an overnight stay
In the morning, after breakfast, go for a city sightseeing tour. Going by the itinerary, today, you will be visiting Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Flower show, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Institute of Tibetology, Dro-dul Chorten, Enchey Monastery & Banjakhri Falls. Thereafter, you will be transferred to Gangtok hotel for overnight stay and dinner.
After breakfast, you will visit Tsomgo Lake (12,400 feet), a high-altitude lake that is sacred to both Hindus and Buddhist. According to the legends, Buddhist used to monks study the colour of lake's water to predict the future. Thereupon, you visit the Baba Mandir, which is approximately 55 km from Gangtok. Later continue to drive to Gangtok hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
P.S.: In the case of a landslide, Tsomgo Lake will remain closed, but a visit to the alternate place will be provided.
After breakfast drive to Bagdogra airport or NJP railway station for reaching your onward destination.
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Arrive Delhi airport train station and drive to Manali. Manali is an important hill station of northern India and is the destination of thousands of tourists every year. Its cool atmosphere provides a perfect haven for the ones afflicted by the hot Indian summers. Besides offering quite a few places for sightseeing, Manali is also famous for adventure sports like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, rafting, trekking, kayaking, and mountain biking. En- route visit Hanogi Mata Temple. Overnight stay at hotel in Manali.
Today full day excursion visiting Kothi Gorge, Gulaba, Marhi, Rohtang Pass (Upto Snow Line in case Rohtang is closed due to snow fall. Come back to Manali Later in evening half day tour of Manali visiting newly constructed Buddhist Monastery. Hadimba Devi temple-It is small temple situated in the dense forest is very interesting. Hadimba is said to be the wife of Bhima from the epic of Mahabharata. Vashisht, it is an extremely picturesque little place clinging to the steep hill side. On the way up to the village you come upon the Vashisht hot baths where a natural sulphar spring is piped into a modern bath -house. Overnight sat at the hotel.
After breakfast, proceed for Dharamshala. En-route visit Chamunda Devi Temple. Check in to the hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast visit Bhudhist Monastery, Bhagsunag Temple. Enjoy the scenic beauty of Dharamshala. Later drive to Dalhousie. Check in to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After having breakfast, visit Khajjiar (Khajjiar is closed some time in Dec-Jan due to heavy snow) the mini Switzerland, Kalatop, Satdhara and Gandhi Chowk. Evening free. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast proceed to Chandigarh. On arrival check in to the hotel. Evening free to explore the local markets. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After having breakfast, sightseeing of Chandigarh visit Rock garden. Rose Garden and Sukhna Lake and transfer to Delhi. On arrival transfer to train station/ airport for onward destination.
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Welcome to India. Upon your arrival at IGI International airport in Delhi, our tour representative will escort you to the pre-decided hotel. After completing check-in formalities, you can take rest or have a walk around the neighboring streets to be familiar with the diverse culture of Delhi before sinking into the coziness of your bed.
Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.
Today morning you will start with the first activity of your Golden Triangle India Tour Package that is a guided tour of Delhi. So, invigorate yourself with a healthy breakfast before starting for Delhi sightseeing with your tour guide.
Today we will cover four famous sites in Delhi each of which offers an amazing view and history behind them. You will get ample opportunities to learn Indian culture, rich history architectural excellence and of course the great culinary art. There will be lunch break at noon from 12 to 1 PM and the tour will end in the evening before you enjoy an exciting photo session at India Gate.
Let us start the day with blessings of the almighty. So, our first visit will be to the Laxmi Narayan Temple located in the heart of Delhi. Also known as the Birla Mandir, this beautifully decorated Hindu temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and his consort Lakshmi. From here, we will head towards Parliament House and Gandhi Memorial before going for the lunch. The Parliament House is one of the most remarkable buildings in Delhi which is the official location of the biggest democracy in the world. Our next destination is the Gandhi Memorial at Raj Ghat. The environment of Raj Ghat creates a heavenly peace that motivates people towards a positive approach. After paying tribute to the 'Father of Nation' we will move to the Connaught Place market.
Connaught Place is a great destination for shopping and here you will find all kinds of Indian delicacies to try. Here you will enjoy your lunch in one of the famous restaurants and after taking some rest we will again hit the road that leads to various attractions.
Now you will head to India Gate, a war memorial commemorating martyrs of the British-Indian army. Here you can sit on the wooden bench or lie on the green grass. Breathe some refreshing air and try a little street food but not too much. Ignore if your taste bud asks for more. Take a few clicks when the last rays of sun fall on the green land creating a photogenic scenery.
The Golden Triangle India Itinerary also comes with historical sightseeing in Delhi. Head to Qutub Minar Complex. Named after Qutub-ud-din Aibak, the first Sultan of the Mamluk Dynasty, Qutub Minar represents the Victory Tower. This 72.5 meters high tower truly reflects the brilliance of ancient Indian architects.
Our next destination is Humayun's Tomb followed by Jama Masjid. The 47 meters high monument, Humayun's Tomb reflects the brilliance of Mughal architecture. Your tour guide will narrate the story behind the construction of the monument by Empress Bega Begum. From here you will head to Jama Masjid. Built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1650 and 165, Jama Masjid is one of the biggest Mosques in India. From here you will proceed to Connaught Place to have your lunch and enjoy shopping in the market area.
The last attraction of the day is Light and Sound Show in the Red Fort complex. Located in the center of Delhi, Red Fort houses a number of museums that exhibit the history of the Mughal emperors. Once the residence of the Mughal emperors, this red stone palace reflects the exceptional creativity and attracts a good number of visitors every day. The main attraction is the 'Light and Sound' show performed by talented artists within the complex. They present the history of the Mughal Dynasty through the show which is accompanied by amazing lighting.
From here you will return to your hotel for an overnight stay. Tomorrow morning we will start for Agra.
Today morning after an early breakfast you will start for Agra by road. After taking some rest in your hotel, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Agra covering Agra Fort, Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah and Taj Mahal.
Before shifting capital from Agra to Delhi, the Agra Fort was the main residence of the Mughal emperors. The fort symbolizes the power and great architectural expertise of the Mughal Dynasty. After exploring Agra Fort, we will head to Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah. Often described as a "Jewel Box", Itimad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb is another symbol of Mughal creativity. Due to the resemblance with the Taj, it is also known as "Bachcha Taj". From here, you will head to the Taj Mahal - an epitome of love.
The white marble mausoleum was built by Shah Jahan to honor his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the monument looks truly mesmerizing every time you will visit. Twenty thousand stone carvers, masons, and artists from India, Turkey and Iraq worked day and night on the bank of the river Yamuna to create this wonderful picture of love. Taking a snap before Taj is considered good luck for couples. So, don't miss the opportunity.
As the last rays of the sun disappear from the head of the Taj you will head back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
On the 4th day of the Golden Triangle Delhi Agra Jaipur Tour, you will continue your journey from Agra to Jaipur by road. On the way, halt at Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned Mughal town. The attractions you will cover here include Jama Masjid, Jodha Bai Palace, Birbal Bhawan, Panch Mahal, and the Buland Darwaza. Each site endures the great creativity and historical significance of the Mughal Dynasty.
Fatehpur Sikri was built by Emperor Akbar during the second half of the 16th-century. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city highlights some of the iconic structures of the Mughal era. Another iconic structure is Buland Darwaza built by the emperor Akbar as a sign of victory over Gujarat in 1601. Jodha Bai Palace, Tomb of Salim Chishti and Jama Masjid are some of the famous destinations here. Jodha Bai Palace reflects a blended architectural style of the Hindu and the Mughal. The palace is a neighbor to another house called Birbal Bhawan. Your tour guide will tell you about the legendary stories of Birbal, known for his exceptional intelligence. Another architectural marvel in Fatehpur Sikri is Panch Mahal, a five-storied structure open on all sides and built from red sandstone.
On reaching Jaipur, check-in at the hotel for a night stay.
Post breakfast, the 5th day is scheduled for Jaipur city tour in which you will enjoy an elephant ride to the Amber Fort. In the afternoon, enjoy a day trip in the Jaipur city exploring City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Nawab Saheb ki Haveli, and the local bazaars.
The 'Pink City' Jaipur is the land of royalty and vivid culture. Admire the class of Rajput architecture and colorful Rajasthani culture. In the morning, enjoy an elephant ride to the Amber Fort. Casting its surreal reflection in the Maota Lake, the Amer Fort is an architectural wonder. The fort is also counted as the most excellent example of the Indo-Islamic architecture.
Your next visit is to the Jaipur City Palace, a palace with amazing cultural value and architectural excellence. The palace is adorned with a number of gardens, edifices, and courtyards within the complex of the palace which makes it worth visiting. The next stopover will be at the Jantar Mantar. Also known as the Royal Observatory, the Jantar Mantar has a collection of astronomical instruments that are meticulously designed to measure the harmony of the heavens.
From Jantar Mantar, you will head towards Nawab Saheb ki Haveli, a famous house in the Bapu Bazar area. Explore Bapu Bazar, a famous market in Jaipur and other local markets to enjoy shopping. Buy authentic and traditional jewelry, clothes and precious gemstone from Johari Bazaar. Buy wooden souvenirs and colorful handicrafts from Mirza Ismail Road.
Post sightseeing, return to the hotel for a night stay.
This day marks the end of your 6 days Golden Triangle India Travel. After a farewell breakfast, begin the drive from Jaipur to Delhi. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the airport to board flight for onward journey.
On reaching Delhi, meet our IHPL representative who will help you take a transfer to Nainital. En-route visit Gajraula which is well-known for its tourist destinations such as Najibudaulah’s Fort, Mandawar Ka Mahal and Raza library. After arriving in Nainital, check-in to the hotel. Nainital is a beautiful place which promises to calm your senses. Enjoy the day at any of the scenic locations of the place and relax yourself in a comfortable and calming atmosphere.
You can begin this morning with a visit to the Cheena Peak which offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the Himalayas. Spend rest of the day with a trip to Bhimtal and Sattal. Bhimtal is a scenic lakeside destination which offers a soothing environment to all the visitors.
Sattal is a place where seven lakes come together. The place is surrounded by beautiful green scenery. In the evening, return to Nainital and enjoy shopping at the mall road. Have a comfortable stay at night.
Munch your breakfast and then head to Mukteshwar for a full day outing. Set in the Kumaon Hills, Mukteshwar is popular tourist destination. Seek blessings at Mukteshwar Temple which is an ancient temple located in a beautiful isolated place. You can also visit the Little Church which is 75 years old and is located on the side of the hill. Also, you can enjoy a cable car ride to the Snow View Point. Later, return back to Nainital and stay overnight.
After having your breakfast, drive to Corbett National Park. The park is 60 km from Nainital and it covers an area of 521 km². The park houses more than 500 species of animals, reptiles and birds. The place offers a lot to those who wish to have a closer look of nature. People can enjoy Jeep Safari and Elephant Ride in the park and enjoy their encounter with different species.
Wildlife of the park includes the Tiger, the Leopard, slot Bear, Jungle Cat, Fishing Cat, Wild Boar, Langur and Rhesus Monkeys, Gharial and Muggar Crocodiles. On arrival, check-in to the lodge and stay overnight.
Have a memorable experience this morning by taking up elephant ride or jeep safari. Enjoy the pleasant climate of the place amid the greenery surrounding the place. In the evening either go for a safari to spot the wildlife or spend time at leisure. Dinner and stay overnight at the lodge.
After having your breakfast, leave Corbett and head back to Delhi airport/ railway station for your onward journey. The tour ends here.
Start the journey with your arrival at the Guwahati station/airport, get greeted and straight away get transferred to Shillong. It takes around 3.5 hours to reach this gorgeous hill station of Shillong. On the way, drop by the Borapani Lake, this lake is the biggest artificial lake in the state of Meghalaya. Also known as the Umiam Lake, it is beautifully surrounded by Sylvan hills. On reaching Shillong, check in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure and later retire for the night.
In the morning, after breakfast, begin the excursion towards the wettest place on Earth, Cherrapunji. It is at a distance of 60 km and on the way come across several waterfalls, limestone caves, striking root bridge, and other natural sites to provide several activities. Visit the Spectacular Seven Sisters Falls, the Mawsmai Cave and the Thangkharang Park. In the evening, return to Shillong. Your Shillong tour package for family holidays includes a stopover en route at the Elephanta Falls and the famous Shillong Peak, it allows a great view. Later, return back to the hotel and stay overnight at the Shillong hotel.
Start the day with hearty breakfast at the hotel. Later, proceed for a day excursion to Mawlynnong. Of special not is that the village is named as the cleanest village in Asia. Her, pay a visit to Jingmaham Living Root Bridge. Walk around the charming Mawlynong Village. Stop at the beautiful waterfalls.
Next, proceed for a visit to Dawki. The small border town in the Jaintia Hills is known for the picturesque Umngot River, which is a must visit site in Meghalaya. Enjoy the scenic beauty. Experience a boat ride in the crystal clear waters where you can feel like floating in the air as the water is so clear. Explore the nearby sights and sounds.
After sightseeing, leave for Shillong. On arrival, check in to the hotel for overnight stay.
In the morning, after breakfast, head for the half day excursion trip to Shillong. Visit a Japanese style park of Lady Hydari Park, decorated with roses and other flowers in a large stretch. Proceed towards Guwahati, which takes around 3.5 hours ride to reach. On reaching, check in at the hotel and later, go out for a visit to the Kalaksgetra, a spot where they exhibit a light and sound show displaying the Assamese culture and history. You can even opt for an evening cruise on the Brahmaputra. Return back tothe hotel and spend overnight.
In the morning, after breakfast, check out from the hotel. The 4 day of the Itinerary has something in store for you even on the last day of the tour. Visit the famous Kamakhya Temple and proceed to the given railway station /airport for your onward journey
On reaching Goa airport, meet our IHPL representative who will escort you to the resort. On completing the check-in formalities, take some rest for the day. In the evening, you can go to enjoy a stroll around the beach or indulge in your favorite beach activity.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
This morning, after having your breakfast, get ready for a drive to North Goa. This part of the state is dotted with some of the most beautiful beaches namely Dona Paula, Calangute, Baga, and Miramar Beach. Along with that, North Goa is home to a number of tourist attractions like Fort Aguada, Basilica of Bom Jesus and Se Cathedral.
Spend the day sightseeing around the region. You can begin with a visit to "Cidade de Goa", the original name given to the 'City of Goa' which was established long back and now it is called Old Goa. Pay homage at the Basilica Bom Jesus, which is dedicated to Infant Jesus. The church has the sacred remains of St Francis Xavier. Also, visit other churches including St Cajetan, St Francis of Assisi, Se Cathedral and Church of St. Monica. All these shrines feature a unique architectural style which speaks much about the heritage and craftsmanship of those times.
Visit the Museum of Christian Art, which is one of its kind museum in Asia. The art hub is best known to house a collection of items like gold and precious stones and Rosaries. You can also visit the Archeological Museum. Later, travel to "Solar Souto Maior", which is an aristocratic mansion which dates back to the year 1585. The mansion houses a treasure of artifacts.
Return to Panjim, the capital of Goa. As you drive through the city enjoy viewing its unique colonial architecture. Walk through the city and flip back the pages of the Portuguese history who ruled the state for nearly 450 years. Besides, visit the bustling markets of Goa and shop for gifts and souvenirs. Enjoy your lunch at Panjim.
Post lunch, head to Baga Beach, which is one the most popular, happening and beautiful beaches of Goa. Enjoy water sports and then you can go for a shopping spree at the Tibetan market.
Stay overnight at the hotel.
After having your breakfast, head towards South Goa. Today, you will be sightseeing the major attractions of South Goa including Colva Beach, Mangeshi Temple, Santa Durga Temple and more. Begin with a visit to Margao, the capital of Salcette taluka and headquarters of the South Goa district.
Visit the historical "Largo de Igreja", the Church square of Margao, which once used to be its colonial quarter. The church square is dotted with beautiful old buildings on one side and the beautiful Church of the Holy Spirit on the other. The Church of the Holy Spirit is one of the most grant churches of Goa, which was built back in the year 1564. It is one of the finest examples of Indian Baroque style of architecture.
Later proceed to "Ancestral Goa", which is a re-creation of Goan rural life. The village has a number of artifact centers, art galleries, and open-air museums. There is a laterite sculpture of Saint Mirabai in the village, which is one of the longest laterite sculptures in India. The star attraction of the region is the "Big Foot", which is a large footprint which was discovered on a rock while excavating the site.
Now it's time to visit the grand house- Menezes Braganza house, in Chandor. This palatial structure was built back in the 17th century. The house has now been divided into two separate parts, with a common entrance. The east wing is occupied by the Pereira-Braganza family, which has a small chapel with relics of St. Francis Xavier. It also has artifacts, collected by the family over a number of years.
Along with that, the house also has a large ballroom and a Salon. Tiles from Portugal, antique chandeliers from Europe and beautifully carved, ornate rosewood furniture adds to the beauty of the house. A few things which give a distinct look to the house include a pair of high-backed chairs, which has the family crest, which was given to the Pereira-Braganza family by King Dom Luis of Portugal.
Most of the furniture items set in the house date back to the 18th century. It has been prepared using local Dalbergia sissoo (Martel wood) and lacquered with mother of pearl by craftsmen from Curtorim village. The house also has many items coming from antique aficionados.
The west wing of the house belongs to the Menezes Braganza family. The house not only features exquisite furniture and Chinese porcelain from Macau, but also a collection of family portraits, which date back to the 17th and 18th centuries. There is also a library which is believed to be the first private library of Goa. The library has a collection of 5,000 leather bound books which were personally collected by Luis de Menezes Braganza (1878-1938), a reputed journalist, well-known for playing a key role in Goa's independence movement.
After the long sightseeing tour of South Goa, head back to the hotel.
This is the last day of your Goa tour. Munch some delicious breakfast and then check out of the hotel. Start driving towards the airport and on reaching, board your flight to home. The tour ends here.
After arriving at the Mahe international airport, you are welcomed by our tour representative in this tropical paradise. He offers you an assisted transfer to the hotel. The largest island in Seychelles, Mahe Island has natural beauty in abundance and houses an array of flora and fauna species. The capital of Seychelles, Victoria, is also placed on the island and so it is one of the most developed places here, offering memorable holidays to honeymooners and an adventure vacation to adventure seekers.
After you are done with the check-in formalities, the rest of the day is at leisure. You can either relax at the hotel while enjoying its facilities or can head out on your own to explore the sandy beaches of Mahe. Indulge in the activities of your interest.
Stay overnight in Mahe.
Day 2 of the tour is at leisure. The northern region of the island has been blessed with stunning scenery in abundance. Renting a cab for a roundtrip in the island can be an option. You can enjoy a drive through panoramic bays, up till the Sand Souci via verdant tea plantation, finally inclining to Victoria, the capital city. Visiting the Botanical Garden would also be a great idea. Placed on Victoria's outskirts in Mount Fleuri, this garden is around a century old. This beautifully maintained garden spreads on 5 acres of land and has a vast collection of endemic and exotic plants. The garden also has some rare species of fruit and spice tree, only seen here. Another highlight is the decent population of the island's giant tortoise wherein some are even 150 years old. Make it a point to visit the orchid house housing native bright-colored orchids of Seychelles.
Spend the day as per your own liking. You can visit Natural History Museum, Moyenne Island, Morne Blanc etc. and can enjoy swimming. If you love adventure, you can try your hand at snorkeling and explore the underwater world. Spend a relaxed day. You can also visit the local market to get your hands on some wonderful souvenirs.
Get on -time transfer to the airport to board the flight back home.
Arrive Bali, Also known as the paradise on Earth. Meet and greet by our representative and transfer to your hotel. The Beautiful architecture combined with the traditional culture at the New Balinese airport is a standing example of Modernization and simplicity. Once out of the airport, you will see the magnificent statue of a Battle scene between Gatotkacha and Karna. Built in 1993, apart from being a landscaping project around the airport, is also believed to lend spiritual protection and safety for all incoming and outgoing, flights. This statue offers an excellent photo opportunity for those arriving or leaving Bali. Arrive at your hotel for check-in. Overnight stay.
Start the day with breakfast at hotel. Later, leave for a full day excursion to the Kintamani Volcano. Experience up-close the quintessence of Bali, a complete delight for the first-time visitors to the beautiful Indonesian island. The first stop of the day is, Batuan village which is famous for traditional batik and hand weavings. Next, stop at the Mas village, well-known for wood carvings. With a stop at the Celuk village, marvel at the fine skills of famous for silver and gold works.
Proceed to one of the most ancient Hindu temples in Bali. Proceed with the tour to Mount Batur and Lake Batur in Kintamani village. Enjoy the stunning views of the beautiful locales in this region. Last stop of the day is the famous Ubud market, where you can take a look around for the various shopping options to satisfy your shopping taste buds. Attend a performance of Barong Dance, which is an optional show during Kintamani tour. The popular Balinese Barong Dance is a spectacular event with a performance that lasts for about an hour presenting the endless metaphysical battle between good and evil. Overnight stay at the hotel.
On this day proceed to Tanjung Benoa first. Here you are free to indulge in various marine adventures like jet-ski, rolling donut, snorkeling, parasailing, scuba diving and what not!
Located in southern Bali overlooking the vastness of Indian Ocean, Tanjung Benoa has gained much importance as a tourist destination over the years. In the afternoon, have your lunch and head to Blue Point Beach, which is followed by a sunset view from the Cliff near Uluwatu Temple. You may also choose to witness Kecak Dance Performance, folk dance of Bali.
Blue Point Beach stands up to its name as emerald waves gambol and gentle breeze caress its visitors. This exotic spot rather seems to be a hidden gem because it is free from all the hustle and bustle and blessed with sheer tranquility. This seashore, along with white sands is adorned with rugged jutting rocks and cliffs.
The cliff near Uluwatu Temple enables the visitors to enjoy a breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean, which gets even better as the sun unfurls its golden tinge in the sky and the ocean glistens in the celebration. Uluwatu Temple is a Hindu Temple and also one amongst the six big temple groups of Bali, known as Sad Kahyangan Temple.
Return to the room in the evening and stay overnight.
After breakfast, you are free for your own leisure. Spend your time exploring the surroundings or choose to simply relax. Bali’s beaches are the best way to rejuvenate yourself; be it sunbathing or adventure activities, you have a lot to choose from. Overnight stay in hotel.
After breakfast, enjoy your final day in Bali. Later, pack your bags and check out of your hotel, as you will be picked up from the hotel at the time of departure for your transfer to airport.
From Delhi, drive to Rishikesh. Relax for a while here and later drive to Bhagwan Institute. Here, you are given a safety briefing. Pack your bags and get ready for rafting. Begin cruising on the river Alaknanda having crystal clear water. Encounter rapids such as ‘Bhagwan’s Pillow’, ‘The Deadly Duos’ and a few more till the time you reach Devprayag. Before you reach the campsite at Beasghat, cross a few more rapids. Here if you want, you can try your hand at surfing or swimming. On reaching, check-in your camps for an overnight stay.
Day 2 is for rafting that will include small rapids. The time of rafting from Beasghat to Kaudiyala is around 35 kms. During rafting, enjoy body surfing and bird watching. On reaching Kaudiyala, set-up your camps along the banks of the river. The day is now free to relax, explore the surroundings on foot etc. Night stay in camps.
Begin rafting from Kaudiyala to Rishikesh. The last day of the tour is filled amazing high level rapids such as ‘Daniel’s Dip’, ‘Roller Coaster’, ‘The Wall’, ‘Crossfire’, ‘Bodysurfing’, ‘Three Blind Mice’, ‘Return to Sender’, ‘Golf Course’, and a few other smaller ones as well. Halt at Shivpuri for lunch. Later, continue rafting on the river Ganga ending it at Laxman Jhula, a well-known tourist attraction in Rishikesh. Afterwards, depart by road to Delhi.
The trekking expedition starts from Manali to Jobri on vehicle. Manali is at an elevation of 6, 726 ft. above sea level, so, it is a good place to acclimatize your body before beginning the trek. It takes an hour and forty hairpin bends to arrive at Jobri at an altitude of 9, 800 ft.
The trek on foot initiates from Allain Guhugal Hydel Project junction. Pass through variety of trees like maple, deodar, toss and oak. The sight is refreshing. Enjoy the meadows, fresh air, and take pics of the Rani Nallah. Continue towards Chika which is at the end of the vast meadow. But, climbing the hill and descending down to Chika is a better and easier route. Chika camp site is a huge, spacious patch of green. The Rani River flowing in the middle makes this place perfect for setting up the tents.
On the 2nd day, relish a healthy breakfast and get all set for the day's trek that will take you to Balu ka Gera at an elevation of 11, 900 ft. The path is an easy one and can be accomplished without any difficulty. You will find an entire stretch of the river's right bank lined up with ancient trees. Once you have reached the end of the tree cover, wait a moment and look back to marvel the entire range of Dhauladhar snow clad peaks in front of you.
Later, you will come across a stream. It is advisable to cross the stream in the morning hours as the current is slow at this time. One can easily skip on the stones to make the way to the opposite side. By half day, you will reach Jwara. The beautiful scenic sheltered valley; amid huge snow clad rocks at one side and the valley drops down to the river on the other side. Enjoy snows melting into the river and cattle grazing the land. In front of the picture is snow-clad mountains and behind them lies the Hampta Pass.
Keep yourself on the left side and after a while you arrive at today's destination. The end of the path is Balu ka Gera, the name has nothing to do with the place. The place is covered with snow and greens whereas the name imply mound of sand. But it is said that this place was formed with the sands and dust deposited by the river. The distance that is covered today is around 8 km and the time span of 4-5 hours. Once at the campsite, relax, savor the tranquility and admire the scenery.
Stay overnight in camp.
Start the day early as you a trek of almost 9 hours. Split the journey in two halves, a steady ascent on moderate steep slope to Hampta Pass (14,100 ft.), thence a sharp descent to Siagoru. Walk on the riverside trail which takes you further to the base and then the actual climb to the Hampta Pass takes place. The vertical climb will take about 15 minutes of extreme efforts and is truly memorable. The scenic beauty is matchless and takes away most of your pain. Do not forget to take pictures. Spend some time, have your lunch and then get ready for the next descent to Siagoru.
The descent is trickier than the journey to the pass. The decline is steep therefor be cautious during every step. You can also get down is either by sliding down the slope or with the use of ropes for support. It is easy to spot Spiti from this point. In an hour and a half you will reach the base of the valley that will lead you to Siagoru. The valley is secured by snow clad mountains, and the side which is open is Siagoru's way. The campsite is also by the river side. You are going to love the place. The scenery is enchanting. After walking for 14 km, you would be tired. So, relax here, in the lap of nature.
After an early breakfast, start your day early. Start trekking, along the river that can also be seen from your camp. The first half of your trek would be an easy descend but the other part of the trek would be tiresome that include an extremely steep altitude. You might feel slightly tired while crossing the rock zone. Once you walk past the descending path, you can now see the huge valley of river Chandra.
Lying on the highway of Manali and Kaza, this river valley is 1000 feet above the sea level. While on one side you can see the barren mighty mountains, on the other you view snow-clad mountain peaks. There are a number of dhabas. Enjoy tasty food during your trek. You have covered 8 km today in around 5 hours.
Chatru is a magnificent camping site; it is a consensus of the three passes, Hampta, Rohtang and Spiti. Stay overnight in a camp.
Today, the trekking tour comes to end. Before you bid good-bye and if the weather permits, drive up to the marvelous Chandratal Lake. Chandratal is located 14,000 above sea level and is 70 km from Chatru camp site. It will take seven hours to complete the journey and reach Manali.
The lake with crystal clear water is called Chandra Tal because it is shaped like a moon. Treat your eyes to the mesmerizing scenery and feel the cool breeze while you standing surrounded by the mighty peaks. Put-up a prayer flag like other visiting people. Spend some time in bliss after which you can proceed towards Manali, bringing an end to the tour.
You can visit Chandratal only in the summer months. If not, you will have to drive directly from Chatru to Manali and skip Chandratal altogether.
You are expected to reach Bir in the morning of the first day for your journey to begin. Once in Bir, you freshen up at the hotel and have breakfast. Soon after, your trekking starts for Billing from Bir. It will take around 3 to 4 hours to reach at Billing, Lunch will be served there and after having meal you will explore beautiful landscapes around Billing valley. At night, enjoy the bone fire and camping.
After having breakfast, take off from Billing and land in Bir. This adventurous ride will takes around 30 - 40 minutes. After landing in Bir enjoy some beautiful sceneries and leave for nearby railway station / Airport to continue onward journey.
On arrival at Delhi international airport meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. If time permit we will go on a day city tour of Delhi, visiting Laxmi Narayan Temple, Hanuman Mandir, Gauri Shankar Mandir and India Gate. Overnight stay at hotel.
Drive to Mathura – city associated with the most revered of Hindu Gods – Lord Krishna, which is sacred being the birth place of Lord Krishna. The surroundings 'Braj Bhoomi' is where Lord Krishna is supposed to have grown up. On arrival, check in at hotel.
Afternoon visit Vrindavan, where Lord Krishna spent his childhood days, played the flute sporting with the Gopis and where Radhika pined for her lover. Visit the Govind Dev Temple - built in 1590 and a testimony to the architectural splendour of medieval India. Proceed to Rangaji Temple – Vrindavan's longest temple constructed in 1851 with a 50 feet tall 'Dhwaja Stambha' believed to be gold – plated. Continue to Madan Mohan Temple situated near Kali Ghat, Glass Temple and the Bankey Bihari Temple - one of the oldest temples built in 1921.
Overnight at hotel
Drive to Gokul where Nand Gopal was sheltered in Yashoda Maiya's home in secrecy to escape the wrath of tyrant Kansha. Also visit Gokul Nath Ji Temple.
Proceed to Mahavan – believed to have cradled Lord Krishna. Visit 'Assi Khambha' the temple dedicated to Mathura Nath Ji. Continue to Govardhan – where Lord Krishna held aloft 'Giriraj', the sandstone hill on his finger for seven days and nights to protect the people of Braj from the wrath of rain and thunder sent by Indra. Return to Mathura.
Overnight at hotel
Morning visit Nandgaon – the house of Lord Krishna's foster father Nand, in whose memory stands the 19th century temple.
A little beyond is Pan Sarovar – one of the four most celebrated lakes in Braj. Continue to Barsana - the birth place of Radha – with temples in reverence of Ladliji (Radha ). Also visit the water tank 'Prem Sarovar', the first meeting place of Radha - Krishna.
Overnight at hotel.
After an early breakfast we will have an excursion to Taj Mahal & Agra fort. Later in the afternoon drive to Delhi. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast transfer to the international airport to board the flight for onward journey.
Tour & services Ends.
1st Day – Your arrival at Port Blair
Airport pickup - Hotel–Corbyn’s beach - Cellular Jail - Light and Sound Show – Hotel
2nd Day – 2 Island Tour (Ross Island & North Bay Island)
Hotel – water sports complex – Ross Island – North Bay Island – water sports complex – Hotel
3rd Day - Goodbye with Exciting memories
Hotel – Airport drop
1st Day – Your arrival at Port Blair
Airport pickup - Hotel–Corbyn’s beach - Cellular Jail - Light and Sound Show – Hotel
2nd Day – Port Blair to Havelock.
Hotel – Phoenix bay jetty – Cruise – Havelock jetty - Hotel – Radhanagar beach– Hotel
3rd Day– Shopping Trip
Havelock Jetty - Cruise – Port Blair jetty –Hotel – shopping trip – Hotel
4th Day - Goodbye with Exciting memories
Hotel – Airport drop
1st Day – Your arrival at Port Blair
Airport pickup - Hotel–Corbyn’s beach - Cellular Jail - Light and Sound Show – Hotel
2nd Day – Port Blair to Havelock.
Hotel – Phoenix bay jetty – Cruise – Havelock jetty - Hotel – Radhanagar beach– Hotel
3rd Day – Havelock to Neil Havelock Jetty - Cruise – Neil jetty – Hotel – Neil tour - Hotel
4th Day – Neil to Port Blair
Hotel – Neil Jetty - Cruise – Port Blair jetty – Hotel - Shopping tour - Hotel
5th Day - Goodbye with Exciting memories
Hotel – Airport drop
Early morning pickup from Delhi – Shimla (360km, 9h) from Delhi Airport / Bus Stand / Railway Station by pre booked cab. On the way you can enjoy the beautiful sightseeing like Pinjore garden, Timber trail, Sankat mochan Temple etc. Check in to your pre-booked Hotel, overnight stay at Shimla Enjoy the Hearty Dinner and take the Rest.
After the breakfast at the Hotel proceed to Shimla local tour like Kali bari Temple, Jakhu Temple, Hanuman Temple and Christ Church. In the noon time travel towards Kufri and Naldhra where you can enjoy the dense forests and snow-capped mountains. Kufri is famous for its Himalayan National park, Poney and Yok ride and endless view of Himalayan panorama from kufri, and after that get driven to Naldhra. 18 – hole golf course is one of the most gorgeous stretches of land in Naldehra. Enjoy the beautiful lofty ranges of the Himalayas, lies at the Naldehra hill station. The Naldehra hill resort near Shimla is no less than a picture perfect destination. After all sightseeing return back to Hotel at Shimla have Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.
After breakfast check out the hotel and proceed to Manali -via Kullu (249km, 8h) for the most beautiful journey with adorable sightseeing on the way. Enroute visit BSL lake, Pandoh dam the famous Hanogi temple, kullu valley. Arrive and check into the hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.
In the morning after the breakfast proceed to explore the Rohtang valley after visiting Hadimba Devi temple first. Rohtang Valley tour situated an altitude of 4, 11 meters (13.400 Ft) on the high way to Keylong. Here one can see the majesty of beautiful lofty ranges of the mountains at its height. Enroute your visit to Kothi, Gorge, Gulaba, Rahala falls, Marthi and enjoy skiing, and paragliding etc. After having such a beautiful day get driven back to the Hotel. In the evening time enjoy the walk on the mall road for shopping and own activities. Overnight stay at Manali.
Early in the morning after the breakfast proceeds for exploring the hill town of Dharamshala which is bestowed by the natural serene beauty and the holistic presence of Buddhist culture. Dharamshala is (217 km, 6h) from Manali and this journey will take 6 hours.Check in to the Hotel take a rest overnight stay in Dharamshala.
After the breakfast check out from the Hotel proceed to Dharamshala Sightseeing like Norbulingka Institute Triund Hill, Dalai Lama Temple Complex, HPCA Stadium, Tushita Meditation Centre and McLeod Ganj etc. After having lunch get driven to Dalhousie situated at an altitude of 2039 m in the outer slopes of the Dhaula Dhar range. Arrive at Dalhousie and check in to the Hotel. Overnight stay at Dalhousie.
After breakfast check out from the Hotel and proceed back to Delhi . Drop will be done at Delhi Airport/Railway Station/Bus Stand.