Highlights of Kumaon

HIGHLIGHTS OF KUMAON – 6 nights / 7 Days Tour.

An Incredible Experience in Kumaon

Dubbed as “Devbhoomi,” Uttarakhand is widely acknowledged as a pilgrimage center for its numerous temples and shrines across the state. Other than the sacred places, the state is also famed for its quaint towns, stunning mountainscapes, verdant areas, and a diverse wildlife. Snuggled in the foothills of the Himalayas, the Kumaon region is specifically famous for its enriching culture, lip smacking cuisine, fabulous handicrafts including the unique floor painting ‘Aipan’, all of which can be explored with a Highlights of Kumaon travel package.

Duration
  •  Accommodation for 2 nights in Nainital
  •  Accommodation for 2 nights in Ranikhet
  •  Accommodation for 2 nights in Corbett
Top Highlights for you
  •  Excursion to Kausani
  •  Lunch at Almora
  •  All transfers and sightseeing by Air-conditioned vehicle
Journey includes

  •  Meeting & assistance on arrival at Delhi Airport
  •  2 nights accommodation in Nainital
  •  2 nights accommodation in Ranikhet
  •  2 nights accommodation in Corbett
  •  Daily buffet/ fixed menu breakfast & dinner at all places
  •  Buffet / fixed menu lunch at Almora
  •  Air-conditioned car for all transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary
  •  All currently applicable taxes
Journey Excludes
  •  Air fare / train fare
  •  Any meals other then those specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Any other item not specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing
  •  Meals except where stated, telephone, laundry, gratuities or any personal items
  •  Government service tax extra as applicable on total billing
Day-1 Delhi – Nainital

Start your amazing Kumaon holiday tour with arrival at Delhi, from where you will proceed to the remarkably beautiful hill station Nainital. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and spend the remaining day at leisure. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day-2 Explore Nainital’s Natural Beauty

Have a fulfilling breakfast and head out to revel in the beauty of the many stunning Lakes of Nainital along with the mighty Naini Peak, the highest point in Nainital. Admire the scenic beauty while taking a walk around the Naini Lake. Thereafter, take an optional boat ride on the lake or an optional cable car ride for a panoramic view of the town. Return to the hotel and spend the night comfortably.

Day-3 Nainital – Ranikhet

After a delightful breakfast, start off to Ranikhet, a town with eye-catching scenic beauty, on the third day of your Kumaon tour. On your way, stop at Almora for a mouthwatering lunch. Upon arrival at Ranikhet, check in to the hotel booked for your Ranikhet travel package. Spend the rest of the day reveling in the beauty of Ranikhet. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day-4 Ranikhet – Kausani – Ranikhet

Have breakfast and start off to a day tour to Kausani, a quaint town offering mesmerizing views of the majestic Himalayan Mountains. Take delight in the spectacular surroundings in the afternoon. Head back to Ranikhet in the evening and rest for the night at the hotel.

Day-5 Ranikhet to Corbett

Post breakfast, get transferred to the Corbett National Park by road. Located at the foothills of the Himalayas, this wildlife sanctuary is home to a variety of flora and fauna. After arriving at Corbett, check into the hotel and spend the day at leisure. Enjoy your night stay at the hotel.

Day-6 Corbett

Indulge in an early morning game drive in the sanctuary after a hearty breakfast. Post lunch, take a trip to the Girija Devi Temple. Spend the evening at leisure and head back to the hotel for the night.

Day-7 Corbett – Delhi

On the final day of your Kumaon vacation tour, enjoy a fulfilling breakfast, check-out of the hotel and leave for Delhi. Upon your arrival at Delhi, get dropped off at the airport or railway station for your onward journey.

North East

NORTH EAST – 5 nights / 6 Days Tour.

Cool Breeze and High Mountains

One if the ‘Scotland of East’ and the other is the land steeped in legends and cultural beliefs. Naturally beautiful, both Shillong and Guwahati are destinations that offer something for everyone. Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya, while Guwahati is the largest Assamese city. With pleasant weather, both are popular summer getaway destinations in India.

Duration
  •  Accommodation in Cherrapunjee for 2 nights
  •  Accommodation in Shillong for 2 nights
  •  Accommodation in Guwahati for 1 night
Top Highlights for you
  •  Excursion to Cherrapunjee
  •  Sightseeing tour of Shillong
  •  Excursion to Mwallynong
  •  All transfers & sightseeing by Air-conditioned vehicle
Journey includes

  •  Meeting & assistance on arrival at Guwahati Airport
  •  2 nights accommodation in Cherrapunjee
  •  2 nights accommodation in Shillong
  •  1 night accommodation in Guwahati
  •  Daily buffet/ fixed menu breakfast at all places
  •  Trekking in Cherrapunjee
  •  Air-conditioned car for all transfers & sightseeing by AC Tata Indica / Sumo as per itinerary (Depending upon size of group)
  •  All currently applicable taxes
Journey Excludes
  •  Air fare / train fare
  •  Any meals other than those specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Any other item not specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing
  •  Expenses of personal nature such as tips telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  •  Government service tax extra as applicable on total billing
Day-1 Arrive Guwahati, Assam

Your north east India tour package begins with your arrival at the Guwahati airport. Meeting & assistance on arrival at Guwahati Airport & transfer to hotel.
Enroute to hotel visit Kamakhya temple – it is situated at the top of the Nilachal Hill at about 800 feet above the sea level. The entire temple complex not only comprises of many other temples but also a whole set of people connected with them. Apart from the main devi temple, it also comprises of some other major temples of devi Kali, Tara, Bagala, Chinnamasta, Bhuvanesvari, Bhairavi and Dhumavati. (Timing 08:00 A.M till 01:00 P.M & 3:00 P.M till its gets dark)
Also visit Sankardev Kalakhetra – located in a beautifully landscaped setting and inaugurated in 1998, is a multi-Arts complex showcasing the rich culture of the state. Named after the most honoured Vaishnava saint and the greatest integrator of Assamese society Srimanta Sankardeva, the Kalakshetra houses a Central Museum where objects and day-to-day articles used by different ethnic groups are exhibited. It preserves the cultural identity of various communities and tribes of Assam by promoting dance, drama, music and art.There is also an Artists’ Village that creates the atmosphere of a typical Assamese community, the Lalit-Kala Bhavan art gallery where exhibitions, art and sculpture workshops are also held, a Heritage Park, an open-air theatre with the capacity to hold 2,000 people, a traditional Vaishnavite temple and the Sahitya Bhavan library of rare books and manuscripts. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-2 Guwahati, Assam – Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya (200 kms / approx 6 hrs drive)

After breakfast check out from the hotel & proceed to visit the Nabagraha Temple. Later drive to Cherrapunjee. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-3 Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya

After breakfast we trek to Single Decker Living Root Bridge – 3-4 hours from the Resort. Distance 4 km down and up 1000 feet approx. This trek starts from the Resort premises and goes downhill through village Sohsarat. The steps are relatively steeper in two short stretches. Half the distance is covered by steps going downhill. Then there is a jungle path going along the sides of the hill leading to the Living Root Bridge with a few steps after short stretches of sloping foot path. Moss thrives on these sandstone steps during the monsoon and makes them slippery. Back trek to resort and evening at leisure with local music placed by the local boys. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-4 Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya – Shillong, Meghalaya (60 kms / approx 2 hrs drive)

After breakfast check out from the hotel & transfer to Shillong as per your north east India family tour. Enroute near Shillong visit Elephant Falls, Shillong peak. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-5 Shillong, Meghalaya – Excursion to Mwallynong (100 kms / approx 3 hrs drive)

After breakfast excursion to Mawllynong (100 kms / 3 hrs drive approx).
Note: It is advisable to carry packed lunch to Mwallynong.
Mawlynnong village, situated 90 kms ahead of Shillong on the Shillong-Dawki Road, 30 kms from Pynursla, is a village of 75 households with a population of 400. An idyllic location, this village epitomizes a standard, which all other villages need to aspire to be. Dubbed the cleanest village in India by Discover India Magazine, the primary Village School till class V boasts of its no dropout record and the village of 90 % literacy. Paved walkways and beautiful flowerbed all along mark the village, with waterfalls, *a living root bridge, hilly rivulets, acacia plantation and an excellent view of the faraway plains of Bangladesh all contribute to the ambience of this village. Farming of betel nut & leaves, broomsticks and pepper along with bee rearing are the primary economic activity of this Village and with the village headman himself taking the responsibility of making visitors comfortable, a day in this village gives an insight into the life of the Khasis, the influence of the Church and its metamorphosis. Drive back to Shillong. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-6 Guwahati – Depart

EOn the last day of your north east India family vacation package, have breakfast check out from the hotel and reach the Guwahati Airport/railway station for your onward destination.

Amazing Andaman

AMAZING ANDAMAN – 5 nights / 6 Days Tour.

Serene Beauty of Andaman

A calm tropical island lying close to Southeast Asia in the Bay of Bengal, Andaman is one holiday destination that will take you through the incredible views of its remarkably beautiful islands with powder-white beaches and lush forests. Apart from being home to the various flora and fauna, Andaman is one spot to enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling and fishing activities.

Duration
  •  Accommodation for 3 nights in Port Blair
  •  Accommodation for 2 nights in Havelock Island
Top Highlights for you
  •  Trip to Ross Island
  •  Trip to Havelock Island
  •  Trip to Radha Nagar Beach
  •  Port Blair city tour
Journey includes

  •  3 nights accommodation in Port Blair
  •  2 nights accommodation in Havelock
  •  Daily Buffet/ fixed menu breakfast
  •  Non Air-conditioned car for all transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary
  •  All tickets,permits and ferry charges in Port Blair, except camera charges
  •  All applicable taxes
Journey Excludes
  •  Air fare / train fare
  •  Any meals other than those specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Any other item not specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing
  •  Expenses of personal nature such as tips telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  •  Government service tax extra as applicable on total billing
Day-1 Arrive Port Blair

Arrive at Port Blair and get assisted to your hotel as per your Andaman travel package. Afternoon 1pm trip to Ross Island (Closed Wednesdays).
Ross Island – is the place from where the British governed the entire Andaman and Nicobar lslands, prior to India’s Independence. This island is an ideal destination for nature walks amidst sylvan surroundings with deers, peacocks, exotic birds etc.
In the evening, enjoy the famous hour-long Sound and Light Show at the Andaman’s historic Cellular Jail.

Day-2 Port Blair – Havelock

Today, at 7.30am, head to Havelock Island that lies northeast of the capital city Port Blair. This island is famed for its world renowned Beach No.5 (Vijaynagar Beach) and No.7 (Radhanagar Beach), which have received A+ credits from the World Tourism Organisation. These white sandy beaches are ideal spots for scuba diving and snorkeling activities. Rest of the day at leisure on own. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-3 Havelock Trip

After breakfast, proceed to a day tour to the spectacular Radhanagar Beach. Relax amidst the calm ambience of the place on the 3rd day of your Andaman holiday tour. Spend the night at hotel in Havelock.

Day-4 Havelock – Port Blair

On 4th day of your Andaman holiday package, check out from your resort after breakfast and morning at leisure. Evening departure return back to Port Blair.

Day-5 Port Blair

After having a hearty breakfast, start off the 5th day of your Andaman holiday package with the Port Blair city tour. You will visit the Forest Museum & Chatham Saw Mill, the historic Cellular Jail, Fisheries Museum, Anthropological Museum, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Samudrika – Naval Marine Museum, and Sagarika (the Cottage Industries Emporium) for buying artifacts made of pearl and sea shells. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-6 Depart Port Blair

On the last day of your Andaman holiday tour, depart for your onward destination to Chennai/ Kolkata.

Darjeeling Hills & Sikkim

DARJEELING HILLS & SIKKIM – 6 nights / 7 Days Tour.

Your Darjeeling Hills & Sikkim vacation

Naturally beautiful surroundings, pleasant weather and undulating mountains, all this paint the picturesque landscape of Northeast India. Treat your senses while dwelling amidst the natural surroundings and exploring the ethnic and religious diversity of the northeast region consisting of the Seven Sister States. Make your Northeast holiday tour more exciting by indulging in activities like trekking, rafting and shopping.

Duration
  •  Accommodation for 3 nights in Gangtok
  •  Accommodation for 1 nights in Kalimpong
  •  Accommodation for 2 nights in Darjeeling
Top Highlights for you
  •  Excursion to Tshangu Lake in Gangtok
  •  Excursion to Tiger Hill in Darjeeling
  •  Sightseeing as per itinerary
  •  All transfers & sightseeing by non air-conditioned Vehicle
Journey includes

  •  Meeting & assistance on arrival at Bagdogra Airport
  •  3 nights accommodation in Gangtok
  •  1 night accommodation in Kalimpong
  •  2 nights accommodation in Darjeeling
  •  Daily buffet/ fixed menu breakfast & dinner at all places
  •  Non Air-conditioned car for all transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary
  •  All applicable taxes
Journey Excludes
  •  Air fare / train fare
  •  Any meals other than those specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Any other item not specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing
  •  Expenses of personal nature such as tips telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  •  Government service tax extra as applicable on total billing
Day-1 Arrive Bagdogra & Bagdogra – Gangtok (130 kms / 4 hrs drive approx)

Meeting & assistance on arrival at Bagdogra Airport & transfer to Gangtok. At an altitude of 5500ft Gangtok is the capital of the state of Sikkim is a beautiful and clean town promising of the best monasteries and landscapes. On arrival, check in at hotel. Evening free for individual activity & leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-2 Gangtok

After breakfast proceed for the full day sightseeing tour of Gangtok, full day sightseeing covering Rumtek Monastery, Jhakri Water Fall, Droul Chorthen, Research Institute of Tibetology (closed on Sunday), Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom (closed on Sunday) and Flower Show. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-3 Gangtok

After breakfast, proceed for the excursion to Tshangu Lake (12400 Ft / 3780 Mts / 43 kms in 3 hrs one way from Gangtok) & Baba Mandir (13100Ft / 3994 Mts / 16 kms in 1 hr one way from Tshangu Lake) (no entry for foreigner national, they are allowed to visit till Tshangu Lake, with a valid permit. They also have to be 2 & above is number to visit Tshangu Lake). Situated at a height of 1240 Ft / 3780 Mts / 43 kms in 3 hrs one way, with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the Lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. In case of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tshangu Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing will be provided. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-4 Gangtok – Kalimpong (85 kms / approx 4 hrs drive)

After breakfast check out from the hotel & transfer to Kalimpong. On arrival, check in at hotel. Evening free for individual activity & leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-5 Kalimpong – Darjeeling (70 kms / approx 3 hrs drive)

After breakfast check out from the hotel & proceed for sightseeing tour of Kalimpong visiting Dello hills, Dr. Graham’s Home, Flower Nurseries, Jang-Dong-Palriffo Brang and Durbin Dara Hills. Transfer to Darjeeling. Once the summer capital of India, Darjeeling is a land of infinite variety and charm. It will cater you a mix-experience of lively nature & charming Himalayan people. It is the place of Dorje, the mystic thunderbolt of the Lama-Religion. Surrounded by Tea gardens; this little town faces some of the highest peaks of the Himalayas. On arrival, check in at hotel. Evening free for individual activity & leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-6 Darjeeling

Early morning start for Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise and it’s amazing effects on the Mt. Kanchendzonga (Worlds 3rd highest peak), visit Ghoom Monastery & Batashia Loop War Memorial while returning to the Hotel. After breakfast go for a half-day sightseeing of Japanese Temple, Peace pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursday), Darjeeling Ropeway Ride (ticket cost not included & will be approx INR 180.00 per person) Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (Closed on Sunday) & panoramic view of Tea Estate. Evening free for shopping & individual activity. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-7 Darjeeling – Bagdogra (100 kms / approx 6 hrs drive) & depart Bagdogra

After breakfast, check out from the hotel & transfer to Bagdogra. On arrival transfer to Bagdogra airport for onwards journey.

Haridwar & Rishikesh

HARIDWAR & RISHIKESH – 2 nights / 3 Days Tour.

Haridwar & Rishikesh -A Journey To Lord Vishnu’s Abode

Haridwar (Hari – dwar) meaning “Gateway to Lord Vishnu,” is a pilgrimage city in the Uttrakhand State. Rishikesh, on the other hand, lies 20kms north of Haridwar at the foothills of the Himalayas in Northern India. Both, the places are located on the banks of the Ganges River and have several temples, ashrams, and yoga centres, which attract tourists from time to time. Apart from being a holy centre, activities like white water rafting, hiking and backpacking make Rishikesh a popular destination for youngsters.

Duration
  •  Accommodation for 2 nights in Haridwar
Top Highlights for you
  •  Sightseeing tour of Rishikesh
  •  Air-conditioned car for Haridwar railway station transfers and sightseeing
Journey includes

  •  2 nights accommodation in Haridwar
  •  Daily buffet breakfast
  •  Sightseeing tour of Rishikesh
  •  Air-conditioned car for Haridwar railway station transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary
  •  All applicable hotel taxes
Journey Excludes
  •  Air fare / train fare
  •  Any meals other than those specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Any other item not specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing
  •  Expenses of personal nature such as tips telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  •  Government service tax extra as applicable on total billing
Day-1 Arrive Haridwar

Arrive at Haridwar and check into the hotel. Start off with your family holiday tour by visiting the most devotional Ghat known as ‘Har ki Pauri.’ Become a part of the Ganga Aarti, which is performed by the priests in the evening and feel rejuvenated after seeing the spectacular view of the pilgrims taking part in the ritual (Aarti). Stay at the hotel overnight.

Day-2 Rishikesh Sightseeing

After breakfast, proceed for half day sightseeing of Rishikesh (40Kms /1 hr). Arrive, rest of the day is at leisure to explore the town on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

Day-3 Depart Haridwar

After the breakfast, check out of the hotel and depart for your onward destination.

Best of Rajasthan

BEST OF RAJASTHAN – 9 nights / 10 Days Tour.

Your Rajasthan vacation

Royal Rajasthan narrates the story of warriors, their chivalry, glory and romance. It is a state with a rich heritage, a colorful culture, thrilling deserts, glistening sand-dunes, lush forests and exotic wildlife. The region is a true tourist paradise and is home to the most fascinating havelis and palaces and an astounding number of wildlife sanctuaries. The land of many legends, tales of valor and sacrifices, Rajasthan probably attracts the highest number of tourists in India.

Duration
  •  Accommodation for 1 night in Mandawa
  •  Accommodation for 1 night in Bikaner
  •  Accommodation for 2 nights in Jaisalmer
  •  Accommodation for 1 night in Jodhpur
  •  Accommodation for 2 nights in Udaipur
  •  Accommodation for 1 night in Ajmer
  •  Accommodation for 1 night in Jaipur
Top Highlights for you
  •  Sightseeing tour of Bikaner
  •  Sightseeing tour of Jaisalmer
  •  Visit the Sand Dunes to witness a spectacular sunset at Jaisalmer
  •  Sightseeing tour of Jodhpur
  •  Visit Ranakpur on the way to Udaipur
  •  Sightseeing tour of Udaipur
  •  Sightseeing tour of Ajmer
  •  Sightseeing tour of Jaipur
Journey includes

  •  Meeting & assistance on arrival at Delhi Airport
  •  1 night accommodation in Mandawa
  •  1 night accommodation in Bikaner
  •  2 nights accommodation in Jaisalmer
  •  1 night accommodation in Jodhpur
  •  2 nights accommodation in Udaipur
  •  1 night accommodation in Ajmer
  •  1 night accommodation in Jaipur
  •  Daily buffet/ fixed menu breakfast at all places
  •  Air-conditioned car for all transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary
  •  All currently applicable taxes
Journey Excludes
  •  Air fare / train fare
  •  Any meals other then those specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing
  •  Any other item not specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  •  Government service tax extra as applicable on total billing
Day-1 Delhi – Mandawa

Arrive at Delhi and depart for Mandawa (280 kms / 6 hrs drive approx) on the 1st day of your Rajasthan tour. On arrival check-in at the hotel. In the heart of the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan, is located the beautiful small town Mandawa, known throughout the state for its forts and havelis. The structures of this place reminds one of the cultural and social hotspot this place used to be in the by gone era. Evening is to be at leisure. Overnight stay is at the hotel.

Day-2 Mandawa – Bikaner

After breakfast, on the second day of your Rajasthan tour package, undertake a visit around Mandawa and Shekhawati region. This region is famous for the various havelis, which are extravagantly carved and painted. Later drive to Bikaner en route visiting Fatehpur, a town once ruled by the Muslims. Here one must look out for the Devra and Singhania Havelis, which are unmatched. Arrive at Bikaner and check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay is at the hotel.

Day-3 Bikaner – Jaisalmer

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel in the morning and then visit the Bikaner city. It is bolstered by imposing walls and has a 16th century fort housing old palaces, temples and a mosque. It was founded by Raja Rai Singh. The fort is distinguished by its long range of 37 pavilions. A line of balconies and aerial windows of varying designs. An enormous arched doorway leads to the Jormal temple. The royal chapel is Har Mandir where royal weddings and births were once celebrated. Later as per the plan of Rajasthan package holiday, depart for Jaisalmer (330 kms/8 hrs). En route visit “Deshnoke Temple.” This temple is dedicated to the mystic Karni Mata. The huge silver gates of the temple and the marble carvings were donated by Maharaja Ganga Singh. The temple is infested with holy rats. As you stroll around the temple rats play leapfrog over your bare feet. Later drive to Jaisalmer. On arrival check-in to the hotel. This is an action packed day on your Rajasthan travel package. Overnight stay is at the hotel.

Day-4 Jaisalmer

After breakfast on the fourth day of your Rajasthan vacation, visit the various Havelis. They are known for exquisite work of the Silavats (Stone carvers) of Jaisalmer. It attained its peak of excellence during the 18th and the 19th centuries, rivaling the quality of the carved marble of the Taj Mahal at Agra. Among the other famous havelis are the Patwon ki haveli (House of the Brocade Merchants), Nathmalji ki haveli (The mansion of Nathmalji), and the Salim Singh haveli. Wander through Jaisalmer’s narrow lanes and visit the small silversmith’s shops, and the stalls selling leather craft goods. Later your Rajasthan travel itinerary suggests a drive up to the Citadel to witness the Sunset which will leave you spell bound. Later in the afternoon visit the Sam Sand Dunes – This is a typical ethnic village situated 40 kilometers from Jaisalmer known for its decorated mud thatched buildings. Visitors are attracted here by shifting sand dunes, which are some 80 meters, and the high, and beautiful sunsets. Enjoy a camel ride in the Desert. Overnight stay is at the hotel.

Day-5 Jaisalmer – Jodhpur

After breakfast, depart for Jodhpur (285 kms/ 6-7 hrs approx ). Jodhpur is at the edge of the Thar Desert and is the largest city in Rajasthan after Jaipur. Arrive and check-in at the hotel. In the afternoon visit the impressive Mehrangarh Fort on a 37 m low sandstone hill built by Rao Jodha in 1459. From the top of the fort one can get a bird’s eye view of the old city. You will notice here a predominance of blue houses referred to as Brahmin houses – the color being associated with their high caste. Proceed to the Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph built in 1899 for Maharajah Jaswant Singh II, and smaller memorials for other Maharajahs of Jodhpur. At the end of the tour enjoy a short walk through the local and vibrant bazaar of Jodhpur. Overnight stay is at the hotel.

Day-6 Jodhpur – Ranakpur – Udaipur

After breakfast, drive to Udaipur en route visiting Ranakpur. The town houses the wonderful 3 temples of the Jain sect dating back to the 14th/15th century. The unforgettable main Temple dedicated to Adinatha the first Tirthankar (1439), is built in marble and took 65 years to complete. It is one of the five holy Jain pilgrimage centers, and has one of the best temple complexes. On arrival in Udaipur, check into the hotel. Overnight stay is at the hotel.

Day-7 Udaipur

After breakfast, visit the city Palace. Once entirely the home of Mewar’s rulers, it is today largely a museum run by the Maharana Mewar Foundation. It actually consists of four major and several minor palaces forming a single breathtaking facade overlooking the Pichola lake. Visit the Jagdish Mandir. Located close to the main gate of city Palace, it is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Later visit the Sahelion ki Bari (Garden of the maids of honor) and the Bharatiya lok kala Mandal. Also visit the bazaar areas Hathipol, Chetak Circle, Clock Tower Palace Road, Bapur Bazar and the city market. You get talk toys, brightly colored garments, tie and dye sarees and turbans, hand painted textiles, cane furniture as well as local silver jewelery. Late afternoon enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola (on your own). The lake is surrounded by splendid hills, palace, temples, bathing Ghats and embankments. Visit the Island Palace Jag Niwas which is beautifully set in the Lake. Overnight stay is at the hotel.

Day-8 Udaipur – Ajmer

After having breakfast, drive to Ajmer (380 kms- 8 hrs). On arrival check in at your hotel. In the afternoon visit the Tomb of the Sufi Saint, Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti and the Dargah Sharif. The city was founded by the Chauhan ruler, Aiaipal, during the 11th century and is dominated by The Taragarh Fort built by Prithviraj Chauhan. Overnight stay is at the hotel.

Day-9 Ajmer – Jaipur

After breakfast depart for Jaipur (150 kms – 3 hrs drive). Arrive and check-in at the hotel. In the afternoon depart for half day city tour of Jaipur and visit the City Palace and Museum. Walk to the adjacent Jantar Mantar- an astronomical observatory. Drive past the Hawa Mahal, the Palace of winds. Overnight stay is at the hotel.

Day-10 Ajmer – Jaipur

This is the last day of your royal Rajasthan holidays. After breakfast, visit the Amber fort, built in the 16th century. Enjoy an Elephant ride at Amber (on your own). In the afternoon depart for Delhi (257 km / 5 hrs). On arrival in Delhi you will be transferred to airport / railway station for your onward journey.

Taste of North-East

TASTE OF NORTH EAST – 5 nights / 6 Days Tour.

Hauntingly Beautiful North East India

The northeast of India is often described as a ‘backwater’ destination. But it’s really the ambassador of an unmatched wild frontier, connected through a narrow stretch of road with India. Why visit Northeast with us? Because we take you to the gateway of vast unexplored regions and offer you arresting mountain scenery, dramatic panoramas, beasts in the wild, energizing mix of sensations, sounds, smells, and sights and more in a way you have never imagined. Enough reasons to book your Northeast holiday package, we’d say!

Duration
  •  Accommodation for 3 nights in Gangtok
  •  Accommodation for 2 nights in Darjeeling
Top Highlights for you
  •  Excursion to Tshangu Lake in Gangtok
  •  Sightseeing tour of Gangtok
  •  Early morning excursion to Tiger Hill in Darjeeling
  •  Sightseeing tour of Darjeeling
Journey includes

  •  Meeting & assistance on arrival at Bagdogra Airport
  •  3 nights accommodation in Gangtok
  •  2 nights accommodation in Darjeeling
  •  Daily buffet/ fixed menu breakfast & dinner at all places
  •  Non Air-conditioned car for all transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary
  •  AAll currently applicable taxes
Journey Excludes
  •  Air fare / train fare
  •  Any meals other than those specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Any other item not specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing
  •  Expenses of personal nature such as tips telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  •  Government service tax extra as applicable on total billing
Day-1 Arrival Bagdogra – Gangtok)

Upon your arrival at the NJP Railway Station or the Bagdogra Airport, you will be met and greeted by a TUI representative who will take you to Gangtok, which is 130 kms away and will take 4 hours to reach by road. Check in to your hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day-2 Gangtok Sightseeing

After breakfast, start the second day with sightseeing. Visit the old and colorful Buddhist Rumtek Monastery, Jhakri Water Fall, Droul Chorthen, the Research Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday), and the Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom (Closed on Sunday) and, end the day’s sightseeing at the Flower Show where you will be able to see a wide variety of flowers and plants. Return back to hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day-3 Gangtok – Tshangu Lake

The third day promises to be interesting with a visit to the Tshangu Lake. So, after breakfast, you will be go for an excursion to the Tshangu Lake, which is located at a height of 3780 meters and just 43 Kilometers away from Gangtok & Baba Mandir (13100Ft / 3994 Mts / 16 kms in 1 hr one way from Tshangu Lake) (no entry for foreigner national, they are allowed to visit till Tshangu Lake, with a valid permit. It takes 3 hours to reach the destination. A beautiful lake, set amidst cool, serene surroundings, you are bound to enjoy the experience. In case of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tshangu Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing will be provided. Back to your hotel in the evening. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day-4 Gangtok – Darjeeling

After breakfast, check out from the hotel & transfer to Darjeeling. Once the summer capital of India, Darjeeling is a land of infinite variety and charm. It will cater you a mix-experience of lively nature & charming Himalayan people. It is the place of Dorje, the mystic thunderbolt of the Lama-Religion. Surrounded by Tea gardens; this little town faces some of the highest peaks of the Himalayas. On arrival, check in at hotel. Evening is free for individual activity & leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-5 Darjeeling – Tiger Hill, Ghoom Monastery & Mt. Everest

Early morning start for Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise and it’s amazing effects on the Mt. Kanchendzonga (Worlds 3rd highest peak), visit Ghoom Monastery & Batashia Loop War Memorial while returning to the hotel. After breakfast go for a half-day sightseeing of Japanese Temple, Peace pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Darjeeling Ropeway Ride (Ticket cost not included & will be approx INR 180.00 per person) Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (Closed on Sunday) & panoramic view of Tea Estate. Evening is free for shopping & individual activity. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-6 Darjeeling – NJP Station / Bagdogra Airport

On the last day of your North East India tour, enjoy a lovely buffet breakfast, after which you will be transferred to the NJP Railway Station or the Bagdogra Airport for your return journey back home.

Kathmandu & Pokhara

KATHMANDU & POKHARA – 6 nights / 7 Days Tour.

Your Kathmandu & Pokhara vacation

Kathmandu, also popularly known as Kantipur, is the capital city Nepal. The city is characterised by ancient art, culture and tradition dating back to 3000 BC. The Kathmandu valley, roughly oval bowl measuring 24 km east-west and 19 km north-south, is encircled by a range of green terraced hills and dotted by compact clusters of red tiled-roofed houses.

Duration
  •  Accommodation for 3 nights in Kathmandu
  •  Accommodation for 2 nights in Pokhara
Top Highlights for you
  •  Visit Gupteshwar Cave, Pokhara where the Shiva Lingam is preserved
  •  Visit Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa & Durbar Square
Journey includes

  •  3 nights accommodation in Kathmandu
  •  2 nights accommodation in Pokhara
  •  Buffet / fixed menu breakfast at hotel restaurant
  •  Airport transfers by hotel courtesy coach (on sharing basis)
  •  Sightseeing & intercity transfers by Non air-conditioned Toyota Corolla or similar depending upon the size of the group (on sharing basis)
  •  Complimentary use of hotel recreational activities
  •  All applicable hotel taxes
Journey Excludes
  •  Government service tax extra as applicable on total billing
  •  Guide service
  •  Monument entrance fee extra on direct payment
  •  Any services other than mentioned
  •  Meals except where stated, telephone, laundry, gratuities or any personal items
  •  Any changes you may choose to make during your holiday
  •  Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, or cancellation due to weather or technical problem, accidents, road blockage due to landslides or snowfalls etc. will be extra
Day-1 Delhi – Kathmandu

Welcome to your ‘Enchanting Nepal Holiday’
Arrive at the Kathmandu International Airport. Post customs and immigration, you will be met just outside the arrival hall and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is leisure on your own. Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day-2 Kathmandu

Breakfast at the hotel. Today, enjoy a city tour of Kathmandu, visiting temples of Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, temple of the living Goddess and stroll through the old Durbar Square. The rest of the evening is free to enjoy exploring the markets, pubs and casinos on your own. Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day-3 Kathmandu – Pokhara (200 kms / 6 hrs drive approx)

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will proceed on a picturesque drive to the enchanting city of Pokhara. On arrival, check into your hotel. The rest of the evening is free to enjoy the serenity and magnificence of the Himalayas or enjoy a leisurely walk around the serene Phewa Lake (here you can enjoy boating on direct payment basis). Overnight stay at hotel in Pokhara.

Day-4 Pokhara

Breakfast at the hotel. The day is spent unraveling the wonders of the Pokhara Valley. Enjoy a half day visit to Bindabasini Temple, the white pagoda-styled building of the Hindu Bindabasini Temple quietly sits at some 3000 feet above sea level along the renowned Annapurna and Machhpuchhare mountain ranges. It is located near the busy Old Bazaar of Pokhara, a center of commerce in the Himalayas and the Gupteshwar Cave where the Shiva lingam is preserved. Later visit the Devi Falls. Afternoon return to hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-5 Pokhara – Kathmandu

Breakfast at the hotel. Today drive back to Kathmandu. On arrival, check into hotel. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-6 Depart Kathmandu

Today bid farewell to ‘Enchanting Nepal’ tour as you are transferred to Kathmandu International Airport for onward journey.

Royal Madhya Pradesh

ROYAL MADHYA PRADESH – 4 nights / 5 Days Tour.

The Heart of India Vacation

At the heart of India, lies Madhya Pradesh. A beautiful, culturally rich, and historically deep state that is teeming with architectural marvels in the form of monuments, exquisitely carved temples, forts and palaces. A rich and varied geography, helps Madhya Pradesh to dominate the tourist market. Enjoy views of mountains, gurgling streams, meandering lazy rivers and thick dense forests. Soak in the majestic history of Madhya Pradesh on your royal Madhya Pradesh holiday tour.

Duration
  •  Accommodation for 1 night in Gwalior
  •  Accommodation for 1 night in Orchha
  •  Accommodation for 2 nights in Khajuraho
Top Highlights for you
  •  Sightseeing tour of Gwalior
  •  Visit Datia, the 7 storied palace on the way to Orchha
  •  Sightseeing tour of Orchha
  •  Sightseeing tour of Khajuraho
Journey includes

  •  Meeting & assistance on arrival at Gwalior Airport
  •  1 night accommodation in Gwalior
  •  1 night accommodation in Orchha
  •  2 nights accommodation in Khajuraho
  •  Daily buffet/ fixed menu meals as per below:

    • Comfort & Deluxe Category: Daily buffet/ fixed menu breakfast at all places
    • Luxury Category: Daily buffet/ fixed menu breakfast & dinner at Khajuraho & only breakfast at Orchha & Gwalior
  •  Air-conditioned car for all transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary
  •  All currently applicable taxes
Journey Excludes
  •  Air fare / train fare
  •  Any meals other than those specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Any other item not specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing
  •  Government service tax extra as applicable on total billing
Day-1 Arrive Gwalior

Kick start your royal Madhya Pradesh holiday tour by arriving at Gwalior. An ancient city, it is steeped in history and rich with royal splendor. Upon arrival, be met and transferred to your hotel by TUI representative. Rest a while, then set off to sightsee the various sites in the city like the Gwalior Fort, a dominant structure. Head up the hilly road to see the Jain Tirthankaras’ statutes carved out of rock. Also visit the Jai Vilas Palace and Museum. Spend the remaining day doing your own thing or explore the city. Return to hotel for the night.

Day-2 Gwalior – Datia – Orchha

Proceed to Orchha on your second day of royal Madhya Pradesh tour once you are done with breakfast. On the way visit Datia (1 – 2 hrs drive), also known as Daityavakra in the Mahabharata. The top monuments are the 7 storied Raja Bir Singh Deo palace and the Gopeshwar Temple. After this stop over, drive to Orchha. Afternoon proceed for the sightseeing tour of Orchha. Check out the various forts and temples and return to the hotel for the night.

Day-3 Orchha – Khajuraho

A hearty breakfast will prep you for the journey to Khajuraho (150 kms/ 4 hrs). On arrival, at Khajuraho, check-in at your hotel. Soak in the wonderful sound and light show held at the Khajuraho temple complex. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day-4 Khajuraho

Day 4 of the Khajuraho holiday package takes you on a tour of the beautiful Western collection of temples. Khajuraho’s temples are a `world heritage` site due to the rich architecture. Best known for their intricately carved sculptures and carving, they will take your breath away. Spend the remaining day at pleasure and return to hotel for night stay.

Day-5 Khajuraho – Departure

Enjoy breakfast and get transferred to the airport to board a flight for your next destination.

Enchanting Rain Forest

ENCHANTING RAIN FOREST – 5 nights / 6 Days Tour.

An Amazing Trip to the Rainforest

The rainforests in South India are definitely a nature lover’s paradise. This region is concentrated in the Western Ghats, and runs parallel to the western coastline. It is also one of the main biospheres of Asia. If you are looking forward to exploring nature’s beauty with friends or family, then you must avail a Mysore-Coorg travel package, which will not only take you around the rich flora and fauna of this region, but also various sightseeing spots.

Duration
  •  Accommodation for 1 night in Mysore
  •  Accommodation for 2 nights in Coorg
  •  Accommodation for 2 nights in Wayanad
Top Highlights for you
  •  Sightseeing tour of Mysore
  •  Sightseeing tour of Wayanad
  •  All transfers and sightseeing by air-conditioned car
Journey includes

  •  Meeting & assistance on arrival at Bangalore Airport
  •  1 night accommodation in Mysore
  •  2 nights accommodation in Coorg
  •  2 nights accommodation in Wayanad
  •  Daily buffet/ fixed menu meals at all places & only breakfast at Mysore
  •  Air-conditioned car for all transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary
  •  All currently applicable taxes
Journey Excludes
  •  Air fare / train fare
  •  Any meals other than those specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Any other item not specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing
  •  Expenses of personal nature such as tips telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  •  Government service tax extra as applicable on total billing
Day-1 Arrive Mysore

On the first day of your South India rainforest tour package, arrive at Bangalore and move towards Mysore (144-km / 4hr), where you’ll be transferred to the hotel. Proceed towards a city tour of Mysore later in the afternoon. Visit the magical Mysore Maharaja Palace, Chamundi Hills and the Art Gallery, which exhibits one of the largest collections of artifacts in South India. In the evening, optionally, you may explore the amazing Vrindavan Gardens and check out the musical fountains. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day-2 Mysore – Coorg

Next morning, after breakfast, move towards Coorg (120-km / 2.5hrs), which is popular worldwide for its aromatic coffee beans. This city is also a treasure trove of nature’s amazing wonders. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day-3 Coorg – A Scenic Paradise

On this day of your Coorg tour, have breakfast at the hotel and spend the day exploring this lively rainforest retreat as you desire. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day-4 Coorg – Wayanad

On the 4th day of your Coorg vacation tour, you will be moving to Wayanad (146-km / 3 hrs), after breakfast. Bestowed with natural beauty, ancient caves, exotic flora and fauna, and breathtaking sightseeing spots, Wayanad is one of the least populous places of Kerala. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day-5 Wayanad

Get ready for an enthralling sightseeing tour of Wayanad after breakfast. Visit the popular tourist sites like the Chain Tree, Jain Temple, Neelimala View Point, Edakkal Caves, and Sultan Battery. Enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel.

Day-6 Wayanad – Calicut

On the last day of your Mysore-Coorg holiday tour, after breakfast, you will be moving back to Calicut (Kozhikode) Airport / railway station (65-km / 2.5 hrs) for your further journey.