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Ultimate India


from £4,170 pp

(ex international flights)


25 days

This in-depth, 25-day tour covers the glittering highlights of India and more, combining the colourful culture of North India with the peaceful landscapes of Kerala, the rolling tea fields of Munnar and the national parks with their abundant wildlife. Explore the kaleidoscopic colours, the Mughal grandeur, the spiritual mysteries, and the amazing wildlife of the north - including Jaipur, Udaipur, Ranthambore National Park and the breathtaking Taj Mahal. Then fly to tropical Kerala and unwind at the plantations, backwaters and beach. All the while stay in fantastic and memorable accommodation options where your every need is catered to.

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Day 1 - Delhi

  • Arrival transfer at Delhi airport
  • Visit Delhi's Nigambodh Burning Ghat

Day 2 - Delhi

  • Tour of Jama Mosque followed by a rickshaw ride and heritage walk in Old Delhi, including visit to Spice Market
  • Tour of New Delhi - Humayun's Tomb, Qutab Minar and Lutyens's Buildings

Day 3 - Varanasi

  • Transfer to Delhi airport
  • Flight from Delhi to Varanasi
  • Arrival transfer at Varanasi airport

Day 4 - Varanasi

  • Walking tour of Varanasi town
  • Excursion to Sarnath
  • Evening boat ride on the Ganges
  • Evening aarti ceremony on the Ganges

Day 5 - Khajuraho

  • Transfer to Varanasi airport
  • Flight from Varanasi to Khajuraho
  • Arrival transfer at Khajuraho airport
  • Tour of the stunning temples of Khajuraho
Orchha, Agra

Day 6 - Orchha, Agra

  • Transfer from Khajuraho to Jhansi railway station
  • En route visit the medieval town of Orchha
  • Train from Jhansi to Agra
  • Arrival transfer at Agra railway station

Day 7 - Agra

  • Tour of Agra Fort
  • Tour of Taj Mahal - the monument of love
  • Tour of the tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah (Baby Taj)
Ranthambore National Park

Day 8 - Ranthambore National Park

  • Transfer from Agra to Ranthambore National Park
  • Afternoon free at Ranthambore
Ranthambore National Park

Day 9 - Ranthambore National Park

  • Morning and afternoon game drives in Ranthambore

Day 10 - Jaipur

  • Transfer from Ranthambore to Jaipur
  • Afternoon free in Jaipur

Day 11 - Jaipur

  • Visit the City Palace, Jantar Mantar and Hawa Mahal
  • Explore old Jaipur in a walking tour
  • Taste the street food of Jaipur

Day 12 - Jaipur

  • Tour of Amber Fort
  • Walking tour of Meena Tribes villages and countryside

Day 13 - Udaipur

  • Transfer from Jaipur to Udaipur
  • Afternoon at leisure in Udaipur

Day 14 - Udaipur

  • Tour of Udaipur - City Palace, Jagdish Temple and Sahelion ki Badi

Day 15 - Udaipur

  • Free day in Udaipur
Cochin (Kochi)

Day 16 - Cochin (Kochi)

  • Transfer to Udaipur airport
  • Flight from Jaipur to Cochin
  • Arrival transfer at Cochin airport
Cochin (Kochi)

Day 17 - Cochin (Kochi)

  • Tour of Cochin city
  • Witness the spectacular Kathakali dance performance
Cochin (Kochi)

Day 18 - Cochin (Kochi)

  • Free day in Cochin
  • Home dinner and cooking demonstration

Day 19 - Munnar

  • Transfer from Cochin to Munnar
  • At leisure in Munnar

Day 20 - Munnar

  • Tour of the tea plantations of Munnar

Day 21 - Alleppey

  • Transfer from Munnar to Alleppey
  • Board your houseboat for an overnight cruise

Day 22 - Mararikulam

  • Transfer from Alleppey to Marari Beach

Day 23 - Mararikulam

  • Free day in Marari

Day 24 - Mararikulam

  • Free day in Marari

Day 25

  • Transfer from Marari to Cochin airport