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16 nights hotel and one night houseboat accommodation, meals as indicated, sightseeing and flights as specified, services of a private car and driver and local English speaking guides.
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursday & Fridays
Culture & Heritage
Discover north and south India and experience its many sights and contrasts on this comprehensive journey that allows you to absorb the incredible depth of history, diversity and vibrant colours of India.
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Spot tigers in Ranthambore National Park.
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Upon arrival at the airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Enjoy a full day tour of Old and New Delhi taking in the Red Fort, Raj Ghat and one of the largest mosques in India, Jama Masjid. After lunch, continue to India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb and the tallest stone tower in India, Qutab Minar. (B)(L)
Travel by road to the vibrant city of Agra, stopping along the way at Sikandra to see the massive tomb of Akbar. This evening at sunset, visit the riverside gardens of Mehtab Bagh for a preview of the Taj Mahal that sits majestically across the river. (B)(L)
Take in the sunrise at the legendary Taj Mahal. Continue later in the morning with a tour of the beautiful Agra Fort with its marble palaces. The remainder of the day is free to relax and explore Agra. (B)
Journey by road to Ranthambore National Park, home to diverse wildlife and scenery, with a stop at Fatehpur Sikri, the fortified ghost city, on the way. (B)
Venture into the national park twice today on an early morning and late afternoon jungle safari to search for the native wildlife. (B)
Enjoy one last visit to the park for more wildlife viewing before travelling to Jaipur. (B)
Today there’s a full day tour of Jaipur. Visit the Amber Fort, the City Palace Museum, Jai Singh’s Observatory and the spectacular Palace of the Winds. (B)
You’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Bangalore. (B)
Enjoy a morning city tour of Bangalore visiting the huge Nandi Bull on Chamundi Hill, the magnificent Maharaja Palace and Chamundeshwari Temple before journeying by road to Mysore. (B)
This morning continue your road journey through the scenic Nilgiri Hills to the famous hill station of Ooty. (B)
Tour Ooty, described as the “Queen of Hill Stations”, before travelling this afternoon by train to Coonoor, famed for its lush greenery and extensive variety of wildflowers. (B)
Depart after breakfast for the full day road journey to Cochin. (B)
Your morning tour of Cochin includes visits to the 16th century Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace and St Francis Church. (B)
Journey by road to Alleppey and board your kettuvallam for your overnight cruise. Gently cruise through palm fringed lakes and canals, stopping along the way to visit local markets. (B)(L)(D)
Disembark the kettuvallam and travel by road to Trivandrum. (B)
Today is at your leisure. (B)
Transfer to the airport for your flight. (B)
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