Of India By Train
Day 1- Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi on arrival Garlanding & traditional welcome,
transfer to the Hotel. In afternoon proceed on a tour of the capital
2- To Agra
Drive (4hrs) enjoying picturesque countryside to Agra. On arrival
Check in at Hotel. Afternoon city sightseeing O/N at hotel.
3- To Varanasi
In the morning enjoy an excursion to Fatehpur Sikri, the red sandstone
city of yesteryears. The Mughal Emperor Akbar built the city in
AD 1564 in honour of the Muslim saint Sheikh Salim Chisthi. Return
to Agra in the afternoon. Rest of the time is free till evening
when you will board an overnight train to Varanasi. Overnight
on board the train.
Day 4- Arrive Varanasi
Arrive Varanasi in the morning on arrival transfer to the hotel.
Later visit temples like Kashi Vishwanath dedicated to Lord Shiva;
Bharat Mata Mandir dedicated to Mother India. Also see Sarnath,
an important Buddhist pilgrimage point O/N at Hotel
5- To Kolkata
Enjoy a boat ride on River Ganges in the morning. Afternoon is
to explore the colorful bazaars walking around. You will be transferred
to railway station in the evening to board train for Kolkata.
Overnight on board the train.
6- Arrive Kolkata
Arrive Kolkata, once the capital of the British Empire; formerly
known as Calcutta, it remains the cultural capital of India with
strong tradition in literature and fine arts. Afternoon visit
city O/N at hotel.
7- In Kolkata
Morning is free to visit Dakshineshwar Temple & Botnical garden.
Check out and transfer to railway station to connect overnight
train to Hyderabad. Overnight on board the train
8- In Hyderabad
Arrive in the morning on arrival transfer to the Hotel. Later
visit the city of Nizam's. evening transfer to Rly stn to board
Overnight train for Chennai
9- In Chennai
Arrive Chennai on arrival transfer to the hotel. Later proceed
for the tour of the city.
O/N at hotel.
10- In Chennai
Proceed for an excursion to Mahabalipuram & Kancheepuram.
The ancient Pallava port, 64km from Chennai, Return to Chennai
and connect an overnight train to Trivandrum.
11- To Trivandrum
Arrive Trivandrum on arrival transfer to the hotel. Trivandrum
named after the holy serpent, the thousand-headed Anantha. Later
proceed the, one of the major Indian cities on the famed Malabar
Coast. O/N at hotel.
12- To Cape
Take a full day trip to Kanyakumari, famous for its brilliant
sunsets and sunrises. It is India's 'land's' end at the confluence
of the Indian Ocean. Return in the evening to Trivandrum
13- To Cochin
Morning in time transfer to railway station enable board train
to Cochin, a myriad of tiny islands set in the shimmering blue
Arabian Sea, against a lush backdrop. It has one of the most beautiful
harbors on India's. O/N at hotel.
14- In Cochin
Full day sightseeing of the city. In the evening time to transfer
to Rly Stn. to board train for Goa. Overnight on board the train.
15- Arrive Goa
Arrive Goa and transfer to your beach resort for three nights'
stay. Goa, a tiny emerald land of 3,702 Sq.Kms. on the west coast
of India, with its natural scenic beauty, attractive beaches,
churches and temples, famous for it\'s architecture, feasts and
festivals and above all hospitable people with a rich cultural
milieu, has an ideal tourist profile. O/N at the Hotel.
16- In Goa
Half day city tour of Panjim City & Mandovi River, Dona Paula
for a panoramic view of the Arabian sea afternoon free. O/N at
17- In Goa
Full day is at leisure
18- To Mumbai
Morning Free at Leisure. In the evening transfer to the Rly stn.
time to board train for Mumbai. Overnight aboard the train.
19- Leave Mumbai
Arrive Mumbai and transfer to the city to check in at one of the
hotels (Wash & Change). Before starting a tour of the city.
Late evening you will be transferred to International airport
to connect your onward flight