Day 01: Arrival at Delhi
On arrival at Delhi airport meet by our representative and transfer to hotel. If time permit visit to India Gate & pass through Parliament house. Night stay at Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing city tour of Delhi including Red Fort, Raj Ghat, Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple (Bahai), Qutub Minar & Jantar Mantar. Overnight stay at Delhi.
Day 03: Delhi - Agra
After Breakfast checkout from the hotel and drive to Agra. Enroute visit Sikandara - the mausoleum of Emperor Akbar. On arrival check-in to your hotel. Afternoon visit The world famous Taj Mahal - the most precious gift of love built by Emperor Shah Jahan for his loving wife Mumtaz. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at Agra.
Day 04: Agra - Jaipur
After breakfast visit Agra Fort & proceed to the Pink City of Jaipur. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri - once the capital of Mughal Emperor Akbar. Also visit the Buland Darwaza, the largest gateway in the world. On arrival at Jaipur, check into your hotel. Overnight stay at Jaipur.
Day 05: Jaipur
After breakfast start for full day local sightseeing in Jaipur. Visit Amber Fort & Palace, "Gaitore" Cenetophs (Front View), take a photo stop at Jal Mahal, City Palace & Museum, Jantar Mantar (Observatory) & take a photo stop at Hawa Mahal. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at Jaipur.
Day 06: Jaipur – Kolkata
Morning transfer to airport to board the flight for Kolkata. On arrival at Kolkata transfer to hotel. Later half day sightseeing of Kali temple at Kalighat, Birla temple & Victoria Memorial. Overnight stay at Kolkata.
Day 07: Kolkata – Sunderban
Morning drive to Gothkhali (Here the road journey ends and the cruise to beautiful Sunderban begins). Departure by Boat and check in to the hotel. After lunch take boat cruise for Sajnekhali Tiger Project Area for viewing Wild life, Sajnekhali Museum, Mangrove Interpretation Centre & Watch Tower. Evening return to the hotel. Dinner & overnight stay.
Day 08: Sunderban
Morning take Boat Cruise inside creeks and dense forest (breakfast on boat during cruise) through numerous rivers while visiting Dobanke Watch Tower. Also visit the Spotted Deer Rehabilitation Centre. Cruise through Matla – Sea Face (the point from where Bay of Bengal can be seen) –Cruising back through the 5 river junction - to Pitchkhali. After lunch visit to the villages to interact with the Local Community at a typical Sunderban settlement to understand their local Art, Culture and Way of Life. Back to hotel. Dinner & overnight stay.
Day 09: Sunderban – Kolkata
Morning Visit to Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower and Cruise through Rivers and Creeks of Pitchkhali- Sarakhkhali-Sudhanokhali- Bonobibi Dharani (narrow creek) and visit the Watch-Tower followed by a cruise around the Islands of the Sunderban Tiger Project Area (Breakfast on Boat during Cruise). Return to hotel & after lunch depart for Gothkhali by Boat. Then drive to Kolkata and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 10: Kolkata
Full day sightseeing of Howrah Bridge, Dakshineswar Kali Temple, Belurmath, Vidyasagar Setu, Botanical Garden & St. Johns Cathedral Church. Overnight stay at Kolkata.
Day 11: Kolkata – Bhubaneswar
Morning transfer to airport to board the flight for Bhubaneswar. On arrival at Bhubaneswar airport transfer to hotel. Later half day sightseeing of famous city temples including Lingaraj (non-hindus are not allowed), Parsurameswar, Mukteswar (known as the ‘gem of Orissan architecture’) & Rajarani temple. Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.
Day 12: Bhubaneswar – Bhitarkanika
Morning after breakfast drive to Bhitarkanika enroute visit to diamond triangle of Orissa – Ratnagiri (has a rich concentration of Buddhist antiquities), Lalitgiri (oldest Buddhist center of Orissa) & Udaigiri (largest Buddhist complexes in Orissa). Proceed to Bhitarkanika and check in to the forest resort & Night stay.
Day 13: Bhitarkanika
Morning cruise to the Bird Sanctuary & trekking into the Hunting tower of the ancient King of Kanika. (Trek will be of 3/4 hrs) Back to resort. Later visit to Crocodile museum & Interpretation centre. Dinner & Overnight at Forest cottage.
Day 14: Bhitarkanika – Puri
Morning drive to Puri enroute visit Dhauli the peace pagoda & Pipli the applique village. Check in to the hotel. Then relax on the golden beach. Overnight stay at Puri.
Day 15: Puri – Konark – Puri
Morning visit to Jagannath temple (Non Hindus are not allowed). Then drive to Konark to visit the Sun temple (one of the world famous heritage sites, also known as black pagoda). Enroute visit Ramchanditemple & Chandrabhaga beach. Also visit to the Fishermen Village. Return to Puri. Evening visit of Lord Jagannath Temple (Non Hindus are not allowed) / Relax on the golden beach of Puri. Overnight at Puri.
Day 16 : Puri – Chilika lake
Morning drive to Chilika lake at Barkul and check in to the hotel. Take boat cruise to visit the temple island & Nalabana island. Overnight stay at Chilika.
Day 17 : Chilika lake
Full day excursion to Nirmaljhar , Khallikote Palace & Patisonapur beach. Back to Chilika & Overnight stay.
Day 18 : Chilika lake – Bhubaneswar
Morning drive to Bhubaneswar enroute visit Khandagiri & Udaigiri Jain caves. Check in to the hotel. Evening visit to Sudershan craft village & Raas. Overnight stay at Bhubaneswar.
Day 19 : Drop to Bhubaneswar airport
Places Covered: New Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Kolkata – Sunderban – Bhubaneswar – Bhitarkanika – Puri – Konark – New Delhi