COMPLETE INDIA
COMPLETE INDIA
India
22 Days

It would be hard to put together a better three week tour of India. This has it all, giving you a taste of all that India has to offer.

Tour Highlights
  • DELHI, AGRA AND JAIPUR
  • KHAJURAHO AND VARANASI
  • HISTORIC COCHIN
  • PRIVATE FARMSTAY IN THE BACKWATERS
  • COLONIAL PONDICHERRY
  • MADURAI AND MADRAS
Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    India

  • When
    :

    LATE OCT-MID MAR

  • What
    :

    History and Culture

Itinerary

Arrive Delhi and transfer to your hotel.

Enjoy a full day tour of Old and New
Delhi. (B)

Drive to Jaipur. In the evening visit the
extensive night markets and workshops. (B)

Visit the flower and vegetable markets
and continue to Amber Fort. In the afternoon
see the Hawa Mahal, visit the City Palace
Museum and the Jantar Mantar observatory.
(B)

Drive east to Akbar’s deserted capital,
at Fatehpur Sikri, and continue to Agra for the
night. (B)

The Taj Mahal is at its best in the
morning light. Enjoy a comprehensive tour of
this celebrated monument and later visit the
beautiful Agra Fort. (B)

Take the morning express train to Jhansi
and then drive to Orchha, a medieval riverside
town noted for its palaces and temples.
Continue to Khajuraho for the night. (B)

Visit the famous temples, built by the
Chandela kings between 950 and 1050AD.
Later, fly to Varanasi and enjoy an evening
rickshaw ride to the ghats, witnessing the Aarti ceremony at Dasaswamedh Ghat. (B)

Enjoy an early morning boatride on the
Ganges followed by a guided walk through
the old quarter. Later visit Bharat Mata (Mother
Temple) before a visit to nearby Sarnath, where
Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. (B)

Fly to Mumbai (Bombay), where the
afternoon is at leisure. (B)

This morning visit the rock-cut temples
at Elephanta. Later tour the city, including the
Gateway of India, Victoria Terminus, Prince of
Wales Museum and Gandhi Museum. (B)

Fly to Cochin where the rest of the day
is at leisure. (B)

Guided walk of the old centre seeing
the major highlights and the famous Chinese
fishing nets. (B)

Drive south to Alleppey and cruise the
backwaters to Philipkutty’s Farm where you
stay as guests of the family. Afternoon tour of
the estate. (BLD)

Drive to Periyar. Afternoon visit to a
Spice Plantation. (B)

Morning nature walk in Periyar National
Park. Afternoon drive to Madurai. Evening at leisure to explore. (B)

Enjoy a guided tour of this amazing
city, including the celebrated Meenakshi
Temple, with its massive and highly decorated
gopuram. (B)

Drive to Tiruchirappalli (Trichy) for a
visit and continue to Tanjore. Afternoon visit to
Brihadeshwara Temple, the crowning glory of
Chola Temple architecture. (B)

Drive to Pondicherry, a gorgeous
colonial French town. Evening at leisure to
explore the old town centre. (B)

Visit the international community at
Auroville, a unique experiment in human unity
founded in 1968. Return to Pondicherry for the
night. (B)

A short drive to Chennai (Madras),
visiting the wonderful temple town of
Mahabalipuram enroute. (B)

Enjoy a morning tour of Chennai
including the 17th century Fort St. George and
St. Mary’s Church. Later you are transferred to
the airport for your onward flight. (B)

Pricing and Inclusions
Prices
    PRICES FROM 2 PAX 3-4 PAX
    OCT – APR $6,245 $5,461
    MAY – SEP $5,078 $4,304
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