Goa Honeymoon Tour
09 Nights / 10 Days
Goa - Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Delhi
Day 1: Arrive Goa
Transfer to the airport to connect flight to Goa. Upon arrival, the guests
will be met & transferred to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Goa: Variously known as "Pearl of the Orient" and a "Tourist
Paradise", the state of Goa is located on the western coast of India in
the coastal belt known as Konkan.Goa was liberated by the Indian Army from Portuguese
colonisation on December 19, 1961 and became an Union Territory along with the
enclaves of Daman and Diu. On May 30, 1987 Goa was conferred statehood and became
the 25th state of the Indian Republic. All the communities have mutual respect
towards one another and their secular outlook has given Goa a long and an unbroken
tradition of religious harmony. The warm and tolerant nature of the Goans allows
them to celebrate and enjoy the festivals of various religions such as Ganesh
Chaturthi, Diwali, Christmas, Easter and Id with equal enthusiasm. Besides the
natural beauty, the fabulous beaches and sunshine, travelers to Goa love the
laid-back, peaceful, warm and friendly nature of the Goan people. After all,
more than anywhere else on planet earth, this is a place where people really
know how to relax.
Day 2: Goa
Fullday sightseeing our Goa - Visit Old Goa, the most important Cathedrals
and churches - namely Se-Cathedral, Church of St. Francis Xavier, St. Catherine's
Church, Arch of Vice Roy of Goa. Miramar Beach - This is the only beach close
to any city and has a good view of the river Mandovi flowing into the sea.
Also visit Dona Paula fishing village which is a small village at the tip
of Panaji, the place has a very good viewpoint and a monument at the same
place. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Goa
Full day at leisure for own activities and to enjoy the facilities of the
resort. Dinner & overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 : Goa - Delhi
Transfer to the airport for flight to Delhi. Reach Delhi and have lunch. Delhi
is just not a city but it is a book-- a book which narrates the history of India.
The city was built and destroyed seven times and has been witness to the various
events which has brought India through the history books. Seven times this city
went through the pain of being built and rebuilt. Today as the capital of India
Delhi is the seat of administration and the monuments which tell the saga of
a bygone era stand there. These icons are testimony to the grandeur of past
and also an attraction for the tourists. With an area of 1483 sq. Kms, Delhi
is all set to acquire full statehood. The charm of Delhi has attracted Emperors,
Conquerors and poor in equally. It is correctly said that Delhi is a land of
'Dilwalas' or for people with heart. This phrase acquires a true colour when
one goes around the lanes of Delhi.
Day 5 : Delhi
This morning you will be taken to visit Old Delhi - Former centre of Mughal
Power, Old Delhi offers ancient monuments, narrow streets and bustling bazaars.
Drive past the Red Fort, built in 1648 and board the 'rickshaw ride' for a unique
experience from the Red Fort, through "Chandni Chowk" or Silver Street,
experiencing the sights and sounds of this very busy avenue-heading west from
the Fort. Later visit the Jama Masjid, the greatest mosque in India and completed
in 1658 by Shah Jahan who also built the Taj Mahal, and the Raj Ghat, the simple
memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. This afternoon you will be taken to visit New Delhi
- drive past the stately government buildings of the British Era designed by
Lutyens, including the India Gate & the Presidential Palace. Continue onto
the beautiful Humayuns tomb of the Mughal era & predecessor of the world
famous Taj Mahal. End the tour at the towering minaret of Qutub Minar. Overnight
Day 6 : Agra
Visit Agra- The erstwhile capital of glorious Mughal dynasty that offers incomparable
monuments Taj Mahal, Red Fort and other prestigious monuments.
One of the Seven Wonders of the World, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the
memory of his beloved consort Mumtaz Mahal. This beautiful mausoleum took
22 years to complete with a work force of 20,000 craftsmen and master builders,
who came from all over Asia to join in this great work from Baghdad, Shiraz,
Delhi, Samarkand and Turkey. The marble, India s finest; was quarried at Makrana
near Jodhpur. Precious and semi precious stones were imported from distant
lands : Jasper from Punjab, Jade & Crystal from China, Turquoise from
Tibet, Lapis from Afghanistan and Ceylon, Chrysolite from Egypt, Amethyst
from Persia, Agate from Yemen, Malachite from Russia, Diamonds from Golconda
and Mother of Pearl from the Indian Ocean. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7 : Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur
Morning drive to Jaipur (221 kms), en route visit Fatehpur Sikri.
Fatehpur Sikri the deserted, red sandstone city that was built by Emperor
Akbar as his capital and palace in the 16th century. Also visit the Buland
Darwaza the largest gateway in the world.
Thereafter continue drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur - check into the
hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8 : Jaipur
Experience the glory of Amber Fort on an elephant back and later enjoy a sight
seeing tour of the city that includes mirror inlayed palaces and courtyards.
Jaipur, the vibrant capital of Rajasthan, is popularly known as the ' Pink City
' because of the pink-coloured buildings in its old city. It sits on a dry lake
bed in a somewhat arid landscape, surrounded by barren hills surmounted by forts
and crenellated walls. This buzzing metropolis is certainly a place of wild
contrasts and a feast for the eyes. All through, Jaipur has retained its strong
Rajputana flavour tempered by several influences - the mughal being the most
prominent. The region's strong cultural heritage is distinctly evident even
today. The city is a visitor's delight. From the intricate, delicate looking
Hawa Mahal to the graphic forms of the Jantar Mantar - an open air observatory
of outsized astronomical instruments, the Badi Chaupar lined with shopsand business
establishments on both sides to the majestic fort-palace at Amber; from the
colorful fountains of life to the sublime Birla Temple; from the architectural
delight of the City Palace to the serene Jal Mahal.
Day 9 : Jaipur - Delhi
Drive back to Delhi in the morning and have an overnight stay in the capital,
adding up the last touches to your tour of the Golden Triangle.
Day 10: Delhi
Leave Delhi for an onward destination.