India Honeymoon Tour
Honeymoon in Goa offers golden sand beaches with exciting local culture and Portuguese inspired cuisine. Panjim (Old Goa), the former Portuguese capital of the region is home to several magnificent churches. Chapel of St Sebastian is worth visiting before a walk through narrow streets with Indo-Portuguese style houses. Rejuvenate at Jiva Spa, in the plush environs of the Taj Vivanta, for the most premium spa experience in Goa. End your day at Tease, the high-octane bar and an evening haunt for local and international celebrities.
Begin this tour in Delhi, and explore its historical and cultural sites in Old and New Delhi. Stay at the most luxurious hotel, the colonial style Imperial New Delhi. In Agra, watch Taj Mahal from your balcony of the Oberoi Amarvilas, best for romantics. In Jaipur, visit forts and palaces and stay in Rambagh Palace, the biggest in the world. Spend three nights in Udaipur, India’s most romantic city then relax on the white sand beaches of Goa.
TRAVEL UNTAMED ON THIS 14-DAY INDIA HONEYMOON TOUR…
And, visit India’s romantic cities of Agra, Udaipur and Goa.
Begin in Delhi, the bustling capital of India. With your private guide, explore the historical sites of Old Delhi including Qutab Minar, world’s tallest minaret and a fine example of Indo-Islamic architecture; Humayun’s tomb, Lodi Gardens, Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. New Delhi in comparison has an imprint of the British architect Edwin Lutyens. Most notably, his shiny examples are the Parliament and the President’s House.
Transfer to Agra, and experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Taj Mahal. Built by a Moghul emperor in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal it is often referred to as a poem in white marble. Tour the splendid Agra fort, built in red sandstone, encapsulating magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and beautiful gardens.
Continue to Jaipur, Rajasthan’s great “Pink City,” visiting the centuries-old ruins at Fatehpur Sikri en route. See the rich architectural legacy of Jaipur’s merchants and maharajas hill forts, palaces, an observatory, temples and havelis (courtyard mansions), surrounded by stark desert. Take an elephant ride to the 16th century Amber Fort. Browse bazaars selling textiles, leatherwork, perfume, jewellery and Jaipur’s traditional blue pottery. Explore medieval backstreets and marvel at the luminous saris of indigenous tribal women.
Spend three nights in Udaipur, India’s most romantic city and serene city. Set in the scenic valley of Aravalli hills and surrounded by three lakes, it has its share of palaces including the City Palace, one of the largest palace complexes in Rajasthan. Cruise Lake Pichola and walk through picturesque backstreets, taking in views of local villages and the surrounding hills and lakes. One day, enjoy an excursion to the gorgeous, fresco-covered Juna Mahal palace, or to the spectacular Jain temples of Ranakpur.
Fly to Goa, the Old Portuguese coastal town on the Arabian Sea. Goa is best known for its beautiful beaches, laid-back atmosphere and Portuguese-inflected cuisine and colonial architecture. Spend three nights at one of India's best resorts, with free time to relax at the beach, enjoy yoga classes and indulge in treatments at the hotel's spa, one of the best in all of India.
Conclude in exciting Mumbai (Bombay). Tour the city’s cultural attractions, bazaars and most interesting neighbourhoods. Take an optional private boat ride to the Elephanta Island Caves—inside are extensive Hindu stone sculptures linked to the cult of Shiva.
India Honeymoon Tour Relax and indulge your senses on this romantic tour of India. Perfect for honeymooners!
(14 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Goa, Mumbai
Day 1 – Arrive
Delhi Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights.
Day 2 – Tour
Delhi Private tour of Old & New Delhi.
Day 3 – Transfer & Tour
Agra Private transfer to Agra for overnight stay.
Afternoon private touring, including Taj Mahal.
Day 4 – Transfer & Tour
Jaipur Private transfer to Jaipur for 2 nights.
Afternoon private tour.
Day 5 – Tour
Jaipur Full-day private tour, including morning elephant ride to Amber Fort.
Day 6 – Transfer & Tour
Udaipur Private transfer to Udaipur for 3 nights, with touring en route.
Day 7 – Tour
Udaipur Private city tour and cruise on lake.
Day 8 – Tour
Udaipur Private excursion to Jain Temples at Ranakpur or visit local temples and gourmet lunch at a palace.
Day 9 – Transfer & Relax
Goa Private transfer and flight to Goa for 3 nights at beach resort.
Day 10 & 11 – Relax
Goa At leisure at beach resort.
Day 12 – Transfer & Tour
Mumbai Private transfer and flight to Mumbai (Bombay).
Arrival private transfer to hotel for 2 nights.
Day 13 – Tour
Mumbai Private tour, including boat ride to Elephanta Island.
Day 14 – Depart
Mumbai Private airport transfer.
Check In: 14:00h
Check Out: 12:00h
Make this your holiday
Getting There All major international airlines fly to India’s main airports: Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. Airports tend to be on the outskirts of cities. Pre-paid taxi services and auto-rickshaws are stationed outside the terminus to get you into the city.
When to go The best time to travel to India is between September and March. This is a high season and it is advisable to book your holiday well in advance. Summer starts in April and by June, it becomes very hot. By July there is the south-west monsoon, which brings heavy rains to the west coast. September is a generally a clear month though later, between October and December there may be a reverse pattern called the north-east monsoon that appears in the Bay of Bengal, bringing rains to the east coast. The best time for trekking in the Indian Himalaya is between April and November but it varies from region to region and the altitude you are planning to reach.
Passport/Visa Visas are required to enter, exit or transit through Indian territories. The most common is a single entry 30-day visa. Multiple entry, 60-day and 90-day visas are also available. Passports must have a minimum of six months validity. Enquiries should be directed to the nearest Indian High Commission, embassy or consulate.
All visa applications in UK should be filled online at http://in.vfsglobal.co.uk. Cost of six months tourist visa for UK nationals including handling charges is £92.20.