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Cultural Journey with Leela Hotels (Set Departure Group Tour)
Cultural Journey with Leela Hotels (Set Departure Group Tour)

Important notes:
- Price based on group of 6 - 9 persons
- Entrances fees to the monuments: £54 pp
- Price for group of 2 persons (£2299)
- Price for group of 10 - 14 persons (£2279)


Highlights: Delhi - Udaipur - Goa


Alternate Set departure dates: 28 Oct 18 / 4 Nov 18 / 18 Nov 18 / 9 Dec 18 / 10 Feb 19 / 24 Feb 19 / 10 Mar 19 / 24 Mar 19


Hotels:
Delhi - The Leela Palace New Delhi 5*
Udaipur - The Leela Palace 5*
Goa - The Leela Goa 5*


Itinerary:


Day 1: Delhi
Upon arrival at Delhi airport you will be met and assisted by our representative and transferred to your hotel. 1400 Hrs: standard check in time. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at your hotel.


Day 2: Delhi
It’s time to enjoy a full day city tour of Delhi to give you a feel for this magnificent city as you explore its historic sights. Your first stop is Raj Ghat which is located on the banks of the river Yamuna, This is Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial, where he was cremated following his assassination in January 1948. Opposite the Red Fort lies Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque, made of red sandstone and white marble, completed in 1656. Heading west from the Red Fort you’ll explore the bustling cultural delight of the colourful market on a 'cycle rickshaw', then through "Chandni Chowk" or Silver Street, surrounded by the sights and sounds of this very busy avenue. A truly unique experience. The Red Fort is a 17th century imposing fortress built in red sandstone and surrounded by a huge 33 metres high boundary wall. Inside are exquisite palaces and beautiful gardens.


In the afternoon you will head into New Delhi, visiting Humayun’s Tomb, an impressive garden tomb with high arches and a double dome, built by his wife Haji Begum in the 16th Century. An early example of Mughal architecture considered to be the predecessor of the Taj Mahal. Then continue on to the wonderful Qutab Minar – a major landmark of Delhi, with its the beautiful grounds featuring a huge ‘tower of victory’, which stands over 72 metres high. You will then drive on to Rajpath and through to India Gate and the Lutyens Delhi, with its tree lined boulevards leading to the British Viceroy’s Palace (Rashtrapati Bhavan), now the official residence of the President of India, the Secretariat, India Gate and Parliament House. Overnight stay at your hotel.


Day 3: Delhi to Udaipur
Transfer from the hotel to Delhi airport in time to board your flight for Udaipur. Depart Delhi and arrive Udaipur. Upon arrival at Udaipur airport you will be met and assisted by our representative and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 4: Udaipur
After breakfast you’ll enjoy a half day city tour of Udaipur, - the most romantic city of Rajasthan and an inspiration for poets, painters and writers. A kaleidoscope of fairytale palaces, lakes, temples, gardens and narrow lanes.


City Palace:
The city palace was built in 1725 with various palaces inside it such as Dilkush Mahal, the palace of Krishan Moti Mahal, Sheesh Mahal all ornately decorated. The museum in City Palace contains incomparable historic and artistic heritage which dates back to 14 century.


Jagdish Temple:
Dedicated to Vishnu, the preserver, this temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1651.


Saheliyon Ki Bari:
The Garden of the Maids of Honour, a most serene place in Udaipur, designed by Maharana Fateh Singh. It consists of beautiful lawns, gardens and fountains, a retreat for the ladies of the household.


Rana Pratap Smarak & Sajan Niwas Gardens:
Overlooking the Fateh Sagar is the Moti Magri (Pearl Hill) on which is a statue of Maharana Pratap on his famous horse Chetak. Local guide claim that he jumped an abyss of extraordinary width in the heat of the battle even after losing one leg! The path to the top winds through some attractive gardens.


In the afternoon you’ll experience a boat ride on Lake Pichola. This beautiful lake derives its name from the nearby village of Picholi. Udai Singh built a dam and from then on the lake has become a gathering place for more than two hundred species of migratory and resident birds. Overnight stay at your hotel.


Day 5: Udaipur to Goa
Transfer from your hotel to Udaipur airport in time to board your flight for Mumbai. Depart Udaipur and arrive Goa via Mumbai. 12:35 - Arrive Goa airport. Upon arrival at Goa you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure and Overnight stay at your hotel.


Day 6 & 7: Goa
Both days are at leisure to explore this fabulous coastal destination, often known as the ‘Pearl of the Orient’. With its magnificent scenery and architectural splendours, Goa is much more than just beautiful beaches. This former Portugese enclave offers a unique history and a rich culture. Overnight stays at your hotel.


Day 8: Depart Goa by flight for onward journey Goa to London
Transfer from your hotel to Goa airport in time to board your flight for onward journey.



Offer Includes

  • 7 nights accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis
  • All transfers, sightseeing & excursion as mentioned in itinerary by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Services of local English speaking guide cum escort
  • Cycle Rickshaw ride at Old Delhi
  • Boat ride at Lake Pichola Udaipur

Meal Plans

  • Bed & Breakfast