Golden Triangle Tour with Taste of India

Code: LMJUYH
(12 Nights/13 Days)
  • Delhi 1
  • Taj-Mahal-Agra
  • Jaipur
  • Udaipur
  • Jodhpur

(02 nights)* Agra (01 night)* Jaipur (02 nights)* Narlai (02 nights)* Mumbai (02 nights)* Cochin (01 night)* Kumarakom (02 nights)

Tour Duration: (12 Nights/13 Days)

PACKAGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Dinner at Bukhara
  • City/s & Food Tour
  • Interactive Cooking Demos in all the cities
  • Visit Agra – Agra Fort & Taj Mahal; Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur & Narlai
  • Visit Mumbai, Kochi, & Kumarakom
  • Half day city tour Morning, a half day excursion to the island of Elephanta; city tour including visits to Prince of Wales Museum (Remains closed on Monday) and Mani Bhawan.
  • Visit Chinese fishing nets
  • Oldest Jewish Synagogue & Dutch Palace
  • Visit Philip Kutty’s Farm
  • English Speaking Guide
  • All transfers in air-conditioned vehicle.
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION London Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
INCLUDED
All Nights accommodation in well-appointed rooms as mentioned in above hotels or equivalent.
Transportation by Air-Conditioned by a 7 seater or 12 seater Traveller van.
Assistance at the airport & Hotel check-in / check-out
One time Entry Fees at the Monuments as per the itinerary.
Services of English-speaking guide during sightseeing tours
Drivers allowances, toll taxes and Govt. Service Tax
NOT INCLUDED
Air tickets and airport taxes.
Optional activities are subject to availability. Charges additional.
Items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides / drivers etc.
Camera / Video camera fees applicable at monuments

Cost:

All hotels are on Bed & breakfast basis + 0 Buffet Lunch at Local restaurant + 07 Buffet Dinners

Days No. of Nights Destination Hotel Name Room Category
Days 01 – 02 02 Delhi Maidens Heritage
Days 02 – 03 01 Agra Trident Deluxe Garden View
Days 03 – 05 02 Jaipur Trident Deluxe Garden View
Days 05 – 07 02 Narlai Rawla Narlai Classic Heritage
Days 07 – 09 02 Mumbai Trident Nariman Point Superior
Days 09 – 10 01 Kochi Trident Superior
Days 10 – 12 02 Kumarakom Coconut Lagoon Heritage Bangalow

 

Cost Proposal
Validity
1st Oct’18 Till 19th Dec’2018
and
11th Jan ’19 till 31st Mar’19
1st Apr’19 Till 30th Sep’19 1st Oct’ 19 to 20th Dec’19
Pax Slab GBP GBP GBP
01 Pax Travelling alone, Staying in a single room GBP 3040 Per Person GBP 2675 Per Person GBP 3355 Per Person

** Above Cost is not valid during High Peak Dates from 20 Dec’18 Till 10 Jan’19

Air Fare Price

Ubaipur – Mumbai (6E 753 @ 1515/1635 Hrs.)

Mumbai – Cochin (9W 407 @ 1040/1245 Hrs.)
Based on Best available fare in an economy class
with 15 kg free baggage allowance and are subject
to revision at the time of issuance

GBP 80 Per person 

GBP 95 Per person 

*Cancellation Fees for Air Tickets will be GBP 55 Per person / per sector
*Baggage Allowance included is 15 KG Check in Baggage per person per sector. Supplement for additional baggage allowance will be GBP 50 per person per sector for 10 kgs.

 

1

Day 01 Delhi

You will reach Delhi by international flight and transferred to your hotel for check-in. Please brace yourself for a welcome dinner at Bukhara.

We believe that understanding Indian culture takes an elaborate stand when you dig in the country’s culture, eating and cooking. Delhi is called the food paradise of India as it has almost every cuisine on the plate. At Bukhara, you will be treated to a special meal in one of the finest Indian restaurants in the country. The best thing about this restaurant is that the food at Bukhara is cooked in clay ovens or tandoor in the traditional style of the Indian North-West Frontier region. Overnight stay at Hotel

2

Day 02 Delhi

In the morning, we could start a tour of Delhi. Drive to north of Delhi also known as “Old Delhi”, the capital of Mughal dynasty between the 16th and 19th centuries. Arrive Old Delhi and visit Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in year 1650 AD and completed in the year 1656 AD. Then, we board our cycle rickshaws for a tour of Chandni Chowk (Silver Street).

The hustle and bustle of everyday life can be felt in the Chandni Chowk's narrow lanes. There will be great photo opportunities here. We will make a quick visit to some of Old Delhi’s best known eateries including the Paranthe Wali Gali. Post lunch we will drive to to Raj Ghat – a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, set within a beautiful park, India gate, Parliament Street, Government Buildings. Visit the Humayun’s Tomb and Qutab Minar.

The third best attraction of this day tour is the Interactive Cooking Demo with Dinner at ‘The Saffron Palate’. Located in chic and modern Hauz Khas, Neha your host and her husband Anmol have a delightful house with a beautiful terrace garden. Overnight at Hotel

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Day 03 Delhi-Agra

By Gatiman Express (0810/0950Hrs) (Operates daily except on Friday)

Our representative will transfer you the railway station to board train to Agra. Once you reach Agra, visit Agra Fort followed by an afternoon visit to the Taj Mahal. For dinner, you will sit under the stars at the Roof Top restaurant of hotel Four Points by Sheraton, which overlooks the Taj Mahal is also part of the itinerary for your day in Agra.

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Day 04 Agra-Fatehpur Sikri-Jaipur by Road Approx. 250 Km / 6 Hrs

In the morning, you will ride to Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri is also called the ghost city of palaces and known for its unique architecture. Did you know that Fatehpur Sikri was abandoned in a few years and till date, its ruins are in a pristine condition? Then arrive Jaipur that is popularly known as the Pink City, thanks to the rosy hue of the buildings in the city. The city, built in 1727 A.D by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, followed a grid system, which made it the only planned city of its time. It not only serves as a destination to peek into Rajasthani culture but also its richly seasoned cuisines. Arrive Jaipur and check in for your stay. Evening, experience the fantastic local market walk. On this walk, you will get the opportunity to mingle and talk with the locals whilst observing some of the regions culinary delights: pakoras, aloo tiki, samosa and sweets from some of the city’s most popular street food vendors. Observe local artisans in their workshops; jewellers and silversmiths, gold and silver foil makers. Overnight at Hotel

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Day 05 Jaipur

In the morning, drive past past the Hawa Mahal, otherwise known as the Palace of Winds, and continue to Amber Fort. Amber, the ancient capital of the region, still recalls its heydays in the majestic ramparts rising steeply along the contoured hillsides. It is an extremely well preserved building and very delightful to explore. Visit the Jagmandir or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors, Jai Mahal and Temple of Kali. Evening is reserved for special cooking lesson/dinner at Dera Mandawa - Thakur Durga Singh, the current custodian of Dera Mandawa who is a keen observer of history, culture, religion, current affairs, and is a bank of knowledge so vast that he has a point of view on anything under the sun. Overnight at Hotel

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Day 06 Jaipur-Narlai By Surface; Approx. 335 Km / 7 Hrs

Drive to Narlai and transfer to hotel. Upon arrival, check in at hotel for your stay. Rest of the day is at leisure. Evening, proceed for a cooking demo followed by dinner. This cooking demo will be organized at Rawla Narlai where the chefs will show case the cooking for famous Rajasthani Cuisine. Overnight at Hotel

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Day 07 Narlai Village walk

In the morning, we will do a quick village walk and evening is reserved for candle light dinner at the step wells. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

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Day 08 Narlai - Udaipur By Surface; Approx.125 Km / 3 Hrs & Udaipur to Mumbai by flight

Drive to Udaipur airport to fly to Mumbai. After you reach Mumbai airport, you will be transferred to the hotel. In the evening, join us for a evening street food tour. Picked up at seven and taken to a Chowpatti, where among the melee of crowds, you will get to see various street foods. From Pani Puri, Sev Puri, Golas to Pav Bhaji and Mumbai Sandwhich, Mumbai Street food has evolved over the years and is a great mirror into the effervescent and ever-changing culture of the city. You can sample a few dishes if you’d like. Overnight at Hotel

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Day 09 Mumbai

Half day city tour Morning, a half day excursion to the island of Elephanta (Remains closed on Mondays). You will be taken by ferry to the cave temples here that were excavated between the 5th and 8th centuries AD and are famous for their magnificently sculpted panels. Afternoon, proceed for a city tour including visits to Prince of Wales Museum (Remains closed on Monday) and Mani Bhawan. Drive past the colonial buildings like High Court, Sessions Court, University and Museum Buildings, Tower of Silence and the beautiful Jain temple. Overnight at Hotel

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Day 10 Mumbai to Kochi by Flight

Morning, you will be transferred to Mumbai airport to fly to Kochi. Upon arrival in Kochi, be met and transferred to hotel. Later, you will visit Chinese fishing nets. The cantilevered fishing nets line the entrance to the harbour mouth. Chinese traders are believed to have originally introduced them in the 14th century although, today parts of the nets are known by Portuguese names. Further, also visit the spice market. In the evening witness a classical Indian dance show - Kathakali. Kathakali (Katha means story and Kali means play) is the classical dance drama of Kerala, which dates from the 17th century and is rooted in Hindu mythology. It has a unique combination of literature, music, painting, acting and dance. Proceed to enjoy the South Indian dinner hosted at a popular restaurant The Grand, since 1963 in Cochin town for the south Indian dishes. Overnight at Hotel

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Day 11 Kochi-Kumarakom by surface Approx. 60 Km / 2 Hrs

Drive to Kumarakom and transfer to hotel Morning drive to Mattancherry, where you will visit the oldest Jewish Synagogue (Remains closed on Saturdays) in India, built in 1568 AD. It was destroyed by the Portuguese and rebuilt by the Dutch a century later. This will be followed by visit to the Dutch Palace (Remains closed on Fridays). Built in 1555 AD, its coronation hall and murals at Ramayana are noteworthy features. After sightseeing, enjoy a Dosa lunch at a local restaurant. Later, proceed to Kumarakom and check in for your stay. Evening, enjoy a sunset cruise at Lake Vembanad. Overnight at Hotel

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Day 12 Kumarakom

Your day is at leisure. You can enjoy the cooking Demo and learn the nuances of the local cuisine followed by Lunch at Philip Kutty’s Farm.

Philipkutty’s Farm House is located on a small farm island (approx-750 acres) in the backwaters / Vembanad Lake next to Kumarakom within the Vechoor village limits. The farm is about 50 acres (owned by the family and some relatives) and is made up of ridges and canals, with all the planting done on the ridges. The canals are used for natural fish culture. Overnight at Hotel

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Day 13 Kumarakom to Cochin by Road; Approx: 60 Km / 2 Hrs

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Cochin international airport for your flight for onward destination.

TOUR ENDS

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