Departures and Arrivals

Majestic India Tour

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Itinerary

Day 01: Departure

Departure from Home Country

Day 02: Arrive Delhi

Arrive Delhi. Transfer to hotel. Check-in and check-out timings are always 1200 hrs noon.

Morning visit Raj Ghat – the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi, Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk.

Afternoon visit Qutab Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Lakshmi Narayan Temple – a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President’s House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping centre.

Overnight Delhi.

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Day 03: Delhi / Agra

Drive to Agra. Transfer to hotel.

Afternoon visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the Agra Fort containing the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Also visit the Tomb of Itmad- ud-Daullah built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father.

Overnight in Agra.

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Day 04: Agra / Fatehpur Sikri / Jaipur

Drive to Jaipur enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri – is 40 kms from Agra and built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. Arrive Jaipur & transfer to hotel.

Overnight in Jaipur.

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Day 05: Jaipur

Morning visit Amber Fort was the ancient capital of the State. Visit the Sheesh Mahal or the Hall of Victory glittering with mirrors. Ascend the Fort on Elephant back.

Afternoon tour of Jaipur. Jaipur – the capital of Rajasthan was given a colour coat of pink a century ago in honour of a visiting Prince. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old.

Visit Maharaja’s City Palace & the Observatory. Drive past Hawa Mahal & through the pink rose residential & business areas.

Overnight in Jaipur.

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Day 06: Jaipur / Bombay (Mumbai)

Transfer to airport to board flight for Bombay. Arrive Bombay & transfer to hotel.

Overnight in Bombay.

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Day 07: Bombay (Mumbai)

Morning visit Kamla Nehru Park, Hanging Gardens situated on the slopes of Malabar Hill offering a panoramic view of Marine Drive, Chowpatty Beach, Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan, Dhobi Ghat, Gateway of India & drive through the Crawford Market, Marine Drive & Flora Fountain.

Afternoon free.

Overnight in Bombay.

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Day 08: Bombay (Mumbai) / Bangalore / Mysore

Transfer to airport to board flight for Bangalore. Arrive Bangalore & drive to Mysore & transfer to hotel.

Overnight in Mysore.

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Day 09: Mysore

Morning visit the palace of the Maharaja built in 1911-12. The palace is of harmonious syntheses of the hindu and saracenic styles of architecture with archways, domes, turrets, colonnades and sculptures which are magnificent. Visit the Art Gallery; drive upto Chamundi hill to see Chamundeshwari Temple and a panoramic view of Mysore. On the way back, see the Nandi Bull.

Overnight in Mysore.

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Day 10: Bangalore / Cochin (Kochi)

Drive to Bangalore airport to board flight to Cochin, Arrive & transfer to hotel.

Overnight Cochin.

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Day 11: Cochin (Kochi)

Morning visit -Cochin is the natural harbour created by the famed underwater Malabar mud-banks whose quality ensures that the rougher the seas are outside the calmer the waters are within the Harbour. Vasco-de-Gama placed it on the world map. It has a Jewish synagogue, Portuguese churches, mosques and Hindu temples. Watch the Chinese Fishing Nets.

Overnight in Cochin.

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Day 12: Cochin (Kochi) / Periyar (Thekkady)

Drive to Periyar. Free time for game viewing. Periyar – the earliest sanctuary to be set up in 1934, extends to 777 square kms & forms part of the high mountain ranges, the Western Ghats. Wild life can be seen while cruising on Periyar Lake in a motor boat. Amongst the animals which can be seen are elephants, wild boar, sambar, tiger, leopard, wild dog, langur monkeys,etc.

Overnight in Periyar.

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Day 13: Periyar (Thekkady) / Madurai

Drive to Madurai. Arrive & transfer to hotel.

Overnight in Madurai.

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Day 14: Madurai

Morning visit the great Meenakshi Temple dedicated to the consort of Lord Shiva with its towering gopurams (rising high above the surrounding country side). Later, visit the Tirumala Nayak Palace – A gracious building in the Indo saracenic style, famous for the Stucco work on its domes & arches. Also visit the Alagar Hills and Tirupara Kundran Rock temple.

Afternoon free.

Overnight Madurai.

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Day 15: Madurai / Tanjore

Drive to Tanjore & arrive transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit the beautiful Chola Temple of Brihadeeshwara is capped by a monolithic cupola made of a single granite block weighing 80 tons which was taken to the top with the help of a 6 km long ramp, an old technique used by the Egyptians for building pyramids. Its bronzes and handicrafts make Tanjore one of the highlights of a visit to South India.

Overnight in Tanjore.

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Day 16: Tanjore / Pondicherry

Drive to Pondicherry, arrive & transfer to hotel.

Overnight in Pondicherry.

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Day 17: Pondicherry / Mahabalipuram

Morning visit the capital of French India before independence, Pondicherry traces its origin to Saint Agasthya, the revered sage of the south & excavations near-by reveal that a Roman settlement existed here 2000 years ago. It was the theatre of many a battle between the British. Afterrnoon drive to Mahabalipuram & transfer to hotel.

Overnight in Mahabalipuram.

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Day 18: Mahabalipuram

Morning visit the city of Mahabalipuram is famous for the seven pagodas. Here on the seashore is an interesting group of ancient rock hewn temples which are the examples of Dravidian style of Architecture.

Overnight in Mahabalipuram.

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Day 19: Kanchipuram /Chennai (Madras)

Morning visit Kanchipuram (64 kms from Madras) is the ancient capital of the Pallavas famous as a city of 1000 Temples and still has 124 shrines. The first temple dedicated to Shiva was built in the 7th and 8th century and has paintings on the walls. Temples of Ekambaswara, Kailasanatha, Sri Kamakshi and Varadarajaswamy are of interest. Kanchipuram is also famous for its silks. Later drive to Chennai. Arrive & transfer to hotel.

Overnight in Chennai.

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Day 20: Chennai (Madras)

Morning visit the museum to see the Art and Bronze Gallery. (Closed on Fridays and Public holidays). Drive through the Flower and Fruit market, High court, Fort museum, Marina Beach, Santhome Cathedral and snake park.

Afternoon free. Overnight in Chennai.

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Day 21:- Chennai (Madras) / Kolkata (Calcutta)

Transfer to airport to board flight for Calcutta. Arrive & transfer to hotel.

Overnight in Calcutta.

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Day 22: Kolkata (Calcutta) / Varanasi (Banaras)

Morning visit the Jain Temple, Zoological Gardens, Victoria Memorial & drive past Howrah Bridge, Dalhousie Square, Fort Williams, Secretariat Building and Old Court House Street.

Check-out from the hotel at 1200 hrs.

Later transfer to railway station to board the train for Varanansi.

Night on board.

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Day 23:- Varanasi (Banaras)

Morning arrive and transfer to hotel. Afternoon free.

Overnight in Varanasi.

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Day 24: Morning boat excursion on the river Ganges

Morning boat excursion on the river Ganges, a ferry pilgrimage from ghat to ghat. People bathe early in the morning to offer the prayers to the rising sun. The two cremation ghats are Manikarnika & Harishchandra where funeral pyre burns day and night. Every pious Hindu believes that to die in Kashi and to be cremated on banks of the Ganges is to attain release from the cycle of birth and death.

Transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi. No Hotel in Delhi. Later transfer to airport for return flight.

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Day 25: Delhi

Departure

Price per person in U$ Dollar

Package All Inclusive (25 Days / 24 Nights)

Transport Option A Option B Option C Option D Option E
Cost based on small or medium cars
02 people 5504 4620 4181 4032 3871
Cost based on large cars
02 people 5735 5007 4568 4417 4256
Cost based on small coaches
08 people 5072 4376 3937 3787 3627
10 people 4933 4236 3797 3648 3487
Cost based on large coaches
15 people 4827 4129 3691 3540 3380
20 people 4715 4017 3579 3428 3268
25 people 4647 3949 3511 3361 3200
30 people 4603 3905 3467 3316 3156
Supplement
Single room 1932 1317 983 819 679
22 Lunches 529 410 295 282 248
22 Dinner 647 439 314 300 258

Notes

  • Valid from 01 October 2008 to 30 April 2009;
  • There will be a supplement during the Christmas and New Year period;

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Hotels

Hotel Foreseen or Similar

City Option A Option B Option C Option D Option E
Delhi Park, Crowne Plaza (Luxury) The Hans (4 Star) The Hans (4 Star) The Hans (4 Star) Florence Inn (Tourist)
Angra Trident Mansingh (First Class) Mansingh (First Class) Royal Residency (Tourist) Royal Residency (Tourist)
Jaipur Le Meridien,Trident Mansingh Palace (5 star) Mansingh Palace (4 star) Bissau Palace (Heritage), Mandawa Haveli (Heritage) Jaipur Inn (Tourist)
Bombay Taj President (luxury) Hotel Ramee Guestline (4 Star) Hotel Ramee Guestline (4 Star) Suba Palace (Tourist) Suba Palace (Tourist)
Mysore Regaalis (4 Star) Regaalis (4 Star) Pai Vista (Tourist) Pai Vista (Tourist) Pai Vista (Tourist)
Cochin Trident Trident Hotel Abad Plaza (Tourist) Hotel Abad Plaza (Tourist) Abad Fort (Tourist)
Periyar Spice Village (4 star) Muthoot Cardamom (Tourist) Muthoot Cardamom (Tourist) Muthoot Cardamom (Tourist) Muthoot Cardamom (Tourist)
Madurai The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai GRT Residency GRT Residency GRT Residency GRT Residency
Tanjone Sangam (4 Star) Sangam (4 Star) Oriental Tower(Tourist) Oriental Tower (Tourist) Oriental Tower (Tourist)
Pondicherry Le Dupleix (4 Star) Le Dupleix (4 Star) Promenade (Tourist) Sunway GRT Grand (Tourist) Sunway GRT Grand (Tourist)
Mahabalipuram GRT Temple Bay Beach Resort GRT Temple Bay Beach Resort Ideal Beach (Tourist) Ideal Beach (Tourist) Ideal Beach (Tourist)
Madras Park (luxury) Ambassador Pallava (4 Star) Benzz Park Tulip (Tourist) Breeze (Tourist) Abu Palace (Tourist)
Calcutta Park (Luxury) Golden Park Lytton (Tourist) Lytton (Tourist) Fairlawn (Tourist)
Varanasi Hotel Taj Ganges (Luxury) Hotel Taj Ganges (Luxury) Hindustan Intl (Tourist) Hindustan Intl (Tourist) Pradeep (Tourist)

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Package Includes

  • Sharing room with Breakfast;
  • Domestic Airfares;
  • Entrances;
  • Local guide;
  • Taxes;
  • Transfers/Tours;
  • Assistance;

Package do not Includes

  • Lunches;
  • Dinner;
  • All expenses of personal nature;

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