The cultural heritage of India is the result of diversified civilizations based on this land. These civilizations are marked with forts, monuments, palaces and temples. But these ancient cultures have paved way to subsequent civilizations ruining or damaging the previous ones. The remnants of the bygone cultures have thus made the place an excellent museum for all to appreciate. The tour is designed to explore such cities which are famous for these remnants, making it an interesting venture especially for the historians, archeologists and people who love culture.
The tour itinerary includes
Day 01: Arrive at Mumbai
The beautiful tour to explore the heritage of India commences from Mumbai. Arrive at Mumbai and our representative will be waiting to escort you to the hotel. Once the initial paper formalities are done, relax and freshen up. In the afternoon get ready for a lovely Mumbai City tour. The first stop in the city tour would be Prince of Wales Museum which was constructed in 1905 in representation of the ancient as well as medieval architecture of the Western cities In the Museum there is art section which has a wide range of paintings from either 11th or 12th century, Pahari paintings, stone paintings and even palm leaf manuscripts of the ancient times. Apart from this visit the Parliament House, Jain Temple and the ever popular Marine drive with all its glamour. After the sightseeing, return back to hotel for dinner and night stay.
Day 02: Mumbai Sightseeing
Post breakfast today again set out to have a wonderful time in the streets of the lively city Mumbai. The first stop would be the Elephanta Caves. The best way to visit the tourist spot is to fetch a ferry boat ride from Gateway of India and Reach the destination. It is a cluster of seven caves of which Mahesh Murti Cave is quite prominent as here Lord Shiva is presented as the creator, the protector as well as the destroyer. After returning back visit Kamla Nehru Park, Hanging Gardens and then grabbing a bite of delicious Mumbai chaat from Chowpati return back to hotel for dinner and night stay.
Day 03: Mumbai- Ahmedabad
After fetching a healthy breakfast at the hotel, set out to visit Mahalakshmi Temple, Kanheri Caves, Marine drive and lastly Bombay Museum. In the afternoon fetch some local lunch and enjoy the delicious dishes of the city. Coming back to the hotel, relax for some time and get prepared to travel to Ahmedabad. Board a flight from Mumbai and by one hour time reach Ahmedabad. On arrival check in a hotel for night stay
Day 04: Ahmedabad Sightseeing
In the morning relish a beautiful lunch at the hotel and set out for the Ahmedabad city tour. Start the tour by visiting Gandhi Ashram or the Satyagraha Ashram which is famous since it was part of Indian Struggle Movement and it is the place where Gandhiji stayed with his wife for nearly 12 years. From here, set out for Calico Museum of Textiles, which is an important tourist destination as it craftsmanship remain all visible here. Apart from this visit Sidi Sayed Mosque, Kankaria Lake, Bhadra Fort and other popular attractions here. After sightseeing, return back hotel for a relaxing night stay.
Day 05: Ahmedabad Sightseeing
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel and set out to visit some more remnants of Indian culture. The day is scheduled for Ahmedabad sightseeing so start the tour for the day by visiting Ahmedabad Museum. The Museum is a complete knowledge book of Ahmedabad history. There a kite museum here which is worth a visit. Apart from these Sardar Patel National Memorial and Doshi Gufa should also be visited. After the visit to the prominent locations you can stroll down the market place here or can return to the hotel to spend some leisure time. Have dinner and night stay at hotel.
Day 06: Ahmedabad-Kolkata
Have a healthy breakfast in the morning and pack your bags for travelling to airport where you will board a flight to Kolkata. On arrival meet our representative and get transferred into a hotel where just check in and relax. In the evening set out to check the markets of the area and return back to the hotel for night stay.
Day 07: Kolkata Sightseeing
Start the Kolkata tour after enjoying a delicious breakfast at the hotel and set out for Victoria Marble palace and enjoy European architecture. From here enjoy a fabulous ride on the Metro Rail which ideally is the first metro rail service of the country. Visit Mother Teresa House, St Pauls Cathedral, Fort Wiiliam, Dalhousie Square, Writers Building, Birla Planetorium, Vidyasagar Setu, Howrah Bridge and China Town. Kalighat and Belur Math are some of the pious locations here to visit. After a full day tour return back to hotel and stay for the night.
Day 08: Kolkata- Bagdogra-Darjeeling
Have breakfast in the morning and leave for Kolkata airport. From here board a flight for Bagdogra. On arrival our representative will await at the airport to escort you on the long drive towards the hotel. Enjoy the fabulous beauty of verdant meadows, cascading Teesta River and dense green tea plantation. After check in at the hotel, unwind and relax for the day. Enjoy an evening stroll in the nearby areas and stay in at the hotel for the night.
Day 09: Darjeeling Sightseeing
Have breakfast in the morning and set out to visit the beautiful placid town Mirik in Darjeeling. On arrival at Mirik enjoy the beauty of the harmonious scenic vista of Mirik Lake and the amazing ambience prevalent there. Enjoy boating at the lake and spend some time in solitude. Crossing the arched foot bridge one can visit Dhupi forest which is equally eye arresting. After a good full day tour, get back to the hotel for dinner and night stay.
Day 10: Darjeeling Sightseeing
Start the day early before sunrise and visit Tiger Hill to enjoy the first sunrays on the Himalayan mountain ranges. Enjoy the captivating view of the Majestic snowcapped Himalayas specially Mount Everest and Mount Kanchenjunga. After a good scenic expedition have breakfast in some local eatery and visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Zoo consisting of Mountain Museum and Everest Museum. On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery which is also one of the prominent shrines in Darjeeling. Return hotel for overnight stay.
Day 11: Darjeeling- Bagdogra- Delhi
Post breakfast set out for Bagdogra airport again enjoying the scenic beauty of the place. On arrival at Bagdogra airport board a flight to Delhi. Upon arrival check in to a hotel and unwind. The rest of the day is off so relax and have some leisure time. Dinner and night stay at the hotel.
Day 12: Delhi Sightseeing
After enjoying a lip smacking breakfast set out for a Delhi tour by visiting the Air Force Museum, Archeological Museum, Gandhi Museum and Craft Museum. These are some of the famous Museums of the capital city and it restores a lot of heritage goods of the yester years which are evident of our rich culture. After a complete tour return back hotel. Enjoy North Indian cuisine at the hotel for dinner and stay overnight.
Day 13: Delhi Sightseeing
Delhi tour is always special so on the last but one day of the conclusion of the tour explores the capital city at its best. Conduct a visit to Laxmi Narayan Temple, India Gate, Qutub Minar, Akshardham Temple, Parliament House, Chhatarpur temple and other prominent destinations to enjoy the city completely. In the evening enjoy a shopping spree at Chadni Chowk, Karol bagh, Sarojini Nagar and Connaught place market. Later get back to hotel and enjoy dinner and night stay.
Day 14: Departure
Post breakfast, set out for Delhi airport and board a flight to homeland. That ends a wonderful trip getting knowledgeable about the country’s heritage.