Itinerary


Day 1 - Arrival to Delhi, sightseeing.

A visit to historic Delhi is a journey through waves of conquest.  Delhi is home to an amazing array of sights, events and activities. New Delhi is the capital of India and combines old world charm and modern life.

A Neeliyam representative will receive you on arrival at the International Airport in Delhi and transfers you to your hotel. After freshening up in your hotel, visit Qutab Minar, Humayun’s Tomb and Lotus Temple.
Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.

Day 2 - Delhi sightseeing.

Explore New and Old Delhi, visit famous places like Red Fort, India Gate, Raj Ghat, Gurdwara Bangla Sahib temple, Jama Masjid, witness a darshan at Akshardham temple, and watch the musical Water Show. Get opportunity for shopping at the famous markets like Dilli Haat and Chandni Chowk, and buy authentic Indian crafts sold by craftsmen from all around India. Enjoy a private food walk tour and taste the different flavours of the Mughalai cuisine.
Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.

Day 3 - Travel to Agra, sightseeing.
The Taj Mahal in Agra, known as the "Symbol of Love" and one of the seven wonders of the world, is the epitome of Moghul art. Other vestiges of the Moghul empire include tombs, mosques, and relics.

After breakfast we travel to Agra. After hotel check-in and freshening up in your room, visit UNESCO Heritage site: the Agra Fort, known as the “Symbol of Power, Strength and Resilience”. Get a short demonstration about marble in-lay work and try your hands in gems polishing. 
Overnight stay at hotel in Agra.

Day 4 - Visit Taj Mahal; Travel to Jaipur, en route visit Chand Baori stepwell.
Jaipur, a city in the state of Rajasthan, known as the Pink City. Offers majestic forts, temples, palaces, monuments, and gardens for the tourist to explore. Jaipur is also known as the gem- and jewellery capital of the world.

Visit the famous Taj Mahal at morning sunrise for a dramatic sightseeing experience.

After breakfast proceed to Jaipur, en route visit Chand Baori, one of the oldest, largest and most attractive step-wells in the world. Check in your hotel in Jaipur and freshen up. Evening participate in cooking class (optional) led by qualified chef who will teach you how to use ingredients and spices in Indian cooking, so you can prepare authentic Indian food. 

Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.

Day 5 - Jaipur sightseeing and dinner at Haveli.
Take a tour of the Pink City attractions: City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar (observatory), visit Amber Fort and the Jaipur bazaars, watch how gemstones are made into jewellery. During the evening visit a Haveli (traditional mansion) and enjoy a Rajasthani dinner with local family.
Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.

Day 6 - Travel by flight to Cochin.
Travel to Delhi Airport and board your flight to Cochin. 

Neeliyam representative will receive you on arrival at the Airport in Cochin and transfers you to your hotel. After freshening up in your hotel room visit Chinese fishing nets.

Overnight stay at hotel in Cochin.

Day 7 - Travel by car to Munnar.
Practice morning yoga at the hotel. After breakfast travel to Munnar. Freshen up in your hotel and visit Tea gardens and Spice plantations.
Overnight stay at hotel in Munnar.


Day 8 - Munnar sightseeing, village tour.
Morning enjoy a short village walk and guided trekking. Participate in cooking classes, then visit Eravikulam National Park (optional) and waterfalls. Evening walk to Dolmens. 
Overnight stay at hotel in Munnar.

Day 9 - Travel by car to Kumarakom.
Morning travel to Kumarakom. Enjoy a relaxing houseboat cruise on Kerala backwaters and a village cruise by country boat. Take a stroll through the village to see villagers engaged in traditional work. Relax in your hotel's garden.
Overnight stay at hotel in Kumarakom.

Day 10 - Travel to Cochin; End of Tour
A Neeliyam representative will escort you to the Cochin airport for your flight home or your post-tour extension.

Highlights of this trip

  • Cycle rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
  • Musical Water Show at Akshardam Temple
  • Food Walk Tour in Old Delhi
  • Visit the iconic Taj Mahal
  • Short demonstration about marble and gems craftwork
  • Experience the Rajasthan traditions
  • ​Cooking class in Jaipur led by qualified chef (optional)
  • Tea- and Spice plantations visit
  • Village tour
  • Houseboat cruise on Kerala backwaters
  • ​Yoga and Ayurvedic massage (optional)

​​Tip: Extend your tour with any of the below trips for $1,670 only, per couple. It can be done either before or after the main tour.

I. Extension option: Explore Mumbai and relax in Goa

Day 10 - Travel by flight to Mumbai from Cochin.
A Neeliyam representative will receive you on arrival at the Airport in Mumbai and transfers you to your hotel. After freshening up walk on Marine Drive – Queen’s Necklace, Chowpatty beach, and enjoy the making of chaats.
Overnight stay at hotel in Mumbai.

Day 11 - Mumbai sightseeing.
After breakfast visit Gateway of India, take a ferry to Elephanta Island and explore the 7th-century cave temples, Elephanta caves, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Post lunch, visit Babulnath Mandir, Crawford Market, Flower Market, Fish Market, Linking Road, take a train ride down to the city. Visit Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat, a well-known open air laundromat.
Overnight stay at hotel in Mumbai.

Day 12 - Travel by flight to Goa.
A Neeliyam representative will receive you on arrival at the Airport in Goa and transfers you to your hotel. Enjoy white sand beaches in Goa. Visit local markets.
Overnight stay at hotel in Goa.

Day 13 - End of Tour
A Neeliyam representative will escort you to the airport for your flight.











II. Extension option: Immerse yourself in the timeless tradition: Varanasi


Day 10 - Travel by flight to Varanasi from Cochin.
A Neeliyam representative will receive you on arrival at the Airport in Varanasi and transfers you to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight stay at hotel in Varanasi.


Day 11 - Varanasi sightseeing.
Early morning enjoy a boat cruise on the sacred river Ganges, visit the funeral Ghats and some of the old temples like Shri Kashi Vishwanth (Golden Temple), the Bharat Mata and Sankat Mochan.
Overnight stay at hotel in Varanasi.


Day 12 - Varanasi sightseeing, visit Sarnath.
Visit Sarnath, famous for Buddhist monuments. Afternoon visit Varanasi bazaars, silk waving factory, and evening watch Ganga aarti.

Overnight stay at hotel in Varanasi.

Day 13 - End of Tour
A Neeliyam representative will escort you to the airport for your flight.



Ram Leela Journey (for couples) - 10 days     


November 14-23, 2019


Visited Places:

Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Cochin - Munnar - Kumarakom


When we started Women on Voyage tours, some women wanted to travel with their husbands. And the husbands wanted to visit India too. So we created “Ram Leela” for couples who want to travel with their friends or in a group, and share unique experiences. One of the best parts of this tour will be bonding with your significant other, while doing fun things like great walking tours, local family dinners, cooking workshops, and exploring places.
​This tour will be led by Seena Shanker.

Click here to save your spot for presentation on 23th January, 2019.

Prices per couple in double occupancy

$5,650 in Deluxe 5-star hotels


​Guaranteed tour on min. of 8 passengers.


Inclusions

  • ​Accommodation in Deluxe category
    ​5-star hotels

  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Airport transfers and transportations at all places for sightseeing by chauffeur driven Air Conditioned Tempo Traveller
  • English speaking local guides
  • Entrance fees to the monuments
  • Houseboat cruise
  • All presently hotel, service and transportation taxes including India Govt. taxes


Not included

  • ​International and domestic flight tickets
  • Visa
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Personal expenses
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