- Luxury Experiences
- Beyond India
Duration: 15 Nights / 16 Days
On arrival our representative shall meet you at the airport to welcome you and transfer you to hotel. Overnight hotel.
Day 2: Delhi
After breakfast, you will start the day with sightseeing of Old and New Delhi. Highlights of sightseeing would be Jama Masjid – built between 1644 and 1656 is the largest mosque in India , the Red Fort – a fortress palace built by Emperor Shah Jahan is a UNESCO world heritage site, India Gate – War Memorial of 82,000 Indian soldiers who sacrificed their life in First World War, the Parliament – the headquarters of the government apartment, Qutub Minar , the tallest minaret of 73 metres of bricks in the world, the Mausoleum Humayun, Gandhi Memorial , erected in memory of father of the nation, Laxminarayan temple (Hindu Temple), and a Bangla Sahib (Sikh Temple). Fort is one of the most important historical monuments of India, embodies the long period of Indian history, a symbol of architectural beauty and power of the ruling dynasties of India. Evening you come back to relax the comfort of your Hotel.
Experience 1: During your visit to Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, you will watch and if willing, join the voluntary group who are cooking the food called “langar” and served free to devotees of all cast and creed.
Experience 2: During your visit to old Delhi, you will enjoy a rickshaw ride around Chandni Chowk, oldest shopping street in Delhi.
Experience 3: You can ask to visit Akshardham Temple, the largest Hindu temple complex in the world intricately carved with flora, fauna, dancers, musicians, and deities. Overnight at hotel in Delhi.
Day 03 – Delhi – Agra
Morning drive to Agra 205 Kms. 4 hrs. drive approx. On arrival at Agra check into the hotel
Experience 4: Spend your evening enjoying the amazing Mohabbat The Taj show that depicts the romantic love story of Emperor Shajahan and his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal in the famous theater Kalakriti Cultural and Convention Center. You will be blown away by the creative dance and dramatic lighting with the 12’ x 12’ Taj Mahal replica as well as the lavish lifestyle of the Mughal Empire. (Closed in the months of May, June and July)
Overnight at hotel in Agra.
Day 04 – Agra – Delhi
After breakfast proceed for guided tour visiting the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. After early breakfast, you will leave for excursion to Taj Mahal – the most outstanding monument of love in white marble, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is the most famous and long-lasting construction of the Mughal Empire, a masterpiece of architecture, the Indian Muslims. Built on the orders of the sultan Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, who died in childbirth fourteenth child (later was buried here himself Shah Jahan). The building began to build around 1632 and completed in 1653. The construction of the complex was invited more than 22,000 artists from all over the empire, as well as masters of Central Asia, Persia and the Middle East. The Taj Mahal is considered the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements of Indian, Persian and Arabic architectural styles. The walls are lined with polished marble, translucent, brought the construction of 300 km, inlaid with semi-precious stones – turquoise, agate, malachite, and carnelian. Marble has the peculiarity that in bright daylight it looks white; pink at dawn, and in the moonlight – silver. Taj Mahal is a five-domed building height of 74 m on a platform with four minarets at the corners (they are slightly tilted to the side of the tomb, in order that in case of failure as not to damage it), which adjoins the garden with fountains and a swimming pool. Inside the mausoleum are two tombs – the Shah and his wife. During the year, the Taj Mahal is visited by 3 to 5 million visitors, of which more than 200000 – from abroad. In 1983, the Taj has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage. Then visit the Agra Fort, or the Red Fort, built by order of the Mughal emperor Akbar the Great in 1565, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is one of the most important fortresses of India, the total length of the walls which is 2, 4 km. At different times, the fort was used for military purposes and as a palace.
Experience 5: Visit to private collection of gems / jewellery and embroidery/ tapestries in Agra.
After the visit, leave for Delhi. On arrival transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 05 – Delhi – Udaipur
In the morning transfer to Airport to board the flight to Udaipur. On arrival in Udaipur transfer to hotel.
Experience 6: Cultural show at Bagore ki Haveli in the evening.
Day 06 – Udaipur
After early breakfast, you will go for sightseeing of Udaipur, a city built around 5 artificial lakes also known as “Lake City”. Hollywood Movie “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” and James Bond series “Octopussy” was shot in Udaipur. You will visit the City Palace – a palace, built in the 16th century Udai Singh II, Sashelion-Ki-Bari – luxurious garden where walking maid of honor of the queen, Jagdish Temple, dedicated to Vishnu, built in the style of Indo-Aryan architecture on a high terrace where is a wide staircase and Vintage Car Museum.
Experience 7: You will visit a private collection of antiques, furniture and miniature paintings.
Experience 8: Evening Boat ride to Lake Pichola, a lake surrounded by splendid hills, palaces and temples. Enjoy the brilliant scenery while boating and take back some wonderful pictures.
Day 07 – Udaipur – Mumbai
In the morning transfer to Airport to board the flight to Mumbai. On arrival in Mumbai transfer to hotel.
Day 08 – Mumbai
After breakfast, you will go on a sigh seeing tour in your private car in chauffeur along with language speaking guide to city tour. You will cover “Gateway of India”, a monument built during 20th century to commemorate the landing of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. The structure is built in Indo- Saracenic style and is 85 feet high. Drive past the Hanging Gardens, Victoria Railway Station and Crawford Market, you will visit Gandhi Museum to see pictorial exhibits of Mahatma Gandhi’s life. You will also visit Prince of Wales Museum on 11th November, 1905. The museum was completed in 1915 and designed by George Wittet.
Experience 9: Visit to ‘dhobi ghats’ (public laundry), the biggest in the world.
Overnight at the Hotel
Day 09 – Mumbai – Goa
In the morning transfer to Airport to board the flight to Goa. Goa is a state of sun, sand and sea. Known for its beaches and water sports, Goa also boasts the reminiscences of Portugal architecture and rule. On arrival in Goa transfer to hotel. Overnight in Goa.
Day 10 to 15 – Goa
The next days are free at leisure to explore Goa and its abundant natural beauty. During your stay in Goa, we can offer tour of famous beaches of Goa such as Calangute, Dona Paula, Baga, Vagator, Anjuna, etc. You can also visit Portuguese churches of Goa including Church of St Catejan, Se Cathedral, St Francis Xavier Church, Basilica of Bom Jesus, etc which are the major attractions of Goa. Overnight in Goa.
Day 16 – Goa – Mumbai – Departure
On time transfer to Airport to board the flight to Mumbai. On arrival in Mumbai connect your flight for onward journey.
|DAY||CITY||Hotel / Room Category||16Nights|
|Day 01/03||Delhi||The Leela Palace – Grand Deluxe
|Day 03/04||Agra||The Oberoi Amarvilas –Premier room||01|
|Day 04/05||Delhi||The Leela Palace – Grand Deluxe||02|
|Day 05/07||Udaipur||The Leela Palace – Grand Heritage Lake View||02|
|Day 07/09||Mumbai||Taj Mahal Palace – Luxury Grande City View||02|
|Day 09/16||Goa||The Leela Goa – Lagoon Terrace||07|
Tour Cost: per person in USD
|No. of Pax||01 Oct’17 till 14 Apr’18(Except 20 Dec’17 – 05 Jan’18)||15 Apr’18 till 30 Sep ’18|
|02 Paying Pax ( Twin Sharing basis)||US$ 6775 Per person||US$ 4720 Per person|
|Single room Supplement||US$ 4725 Per person||US$ 2710 Per person|
• Total 15 nights programme in based on abovementioned hotels.
• Accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis.
• All transfers, tours and excursion as per itinerary using Toyota Camry.
• Services of an English Speaking Guide for the sightseeing during the tour.
• Entrance fees to sites and monuments mentioned in the Itinerary for one visit only.
• Boat Ride at Lake Pichola Udaipur.
• Boat Transfer for Elephanta Caves in Mumbai.
• All the experiences mentioned in the Itinerary.
• Assistance on arrival at hotel for smooth Check-in
• All taxes, tolls, parking fees and service tax.
Cost does not include:
• Any airfare (International or domestic).
• Passport and Visa fees for India.
• Lunch or other meals OR options not mentioned in the itinerary / cost inclusion.
• Any item of personal nature and Gratuities.
• Any insurance.
• Additional nights for participants, which is offered at additional cost to individual participants.
• Tips, porterage at hotels and Airport/Railway Station.
Special Value Add ons – Courtesy “Vilasa Luxury”
• Bottled water available in vehicle during travel.
• Wet tissues available for clients in the vehicle after returning from city tours.
• Express check – in at all hotels.
• Special Farewell Dinner on the Last Day of the Tour with a Souvenir from Vilasa Luxury
• Taj Mahal is closed to public on Fridays. However, with the restoration of Mehtab Bagh, a 17th Century Mughal Garden, its location across the Yamuna River, provides breath taking view of the monument. It is possible to sit in this beautiful surrounding to have à uncluttered view of sunset or sunrise over the mausoleum.
N.B.: Travel Agents please contact for TAC.