Day 01: Delhi Arrival + sightseeing
After arrival at New Delhi a city-tour of New Delhi and Old Delhi that includes Birla Mandir, Red Fort, Jama Mosque, Raj Ghat, Hymayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple and Qutub Minar. Then be driven around the India Gate, the Indian Parliament and President Palace. In the evening optional visit of the Red Fort to experience its famous Sound & Light Show. Overnight.
Day 02: Delhi - Goa
Breakfast. In the morning flight to Goa, famous summer resort on the coast of the Arabian Sea. Goa is the smallest Indian state and a former Portugal colony. Arrival in the afternoon, transfer to a hotel, relax on the beach, free time at your leisure. Overnight.
Day 03: Beaches in Goa + Old Goa sightseeing
After breakfast, a free time at your leisure on the beach. In the afternoon, a half-day sightseeing tour of Old Goa. A visit to the places, where an old colonial metropolis nicknamed for its opulence the “Rome of Orient” was located. Old Goa was founded in the 16th century and till today take pride in its Christian churches among which Basilica of Bom Jesus and Se cathedral, which is the biggest church in Asia, excel. Our tour will continue to the Hindu shrine Shri Mahalsa dedicated to the female incarnation of the god Vishnu and which presents an interesting fusion of Portuguese and Hindu architecture. Return to the hotel and overnight.
Day 04: Beaches in Goa
Breakfast. Free at leisure on the beach or an optional elephant trip:
Shanti is small village in the middle of the forest close to Tambdi Surla, an ancient temple from the 13th century devoted to the god Shiva, which is famous thanks to its elephant farm. Our trip will begin with an elephant show where you will see elephants dance, draw or play football. This is followed by elephant ride and lunch. After that you can watch and also actively participate in an elephant bath. In the end you will visit the temple mentioned before.
Day 05: Beaches in Goa
Breakfast. Free at leisure on the beach or any other optional tour.
Day 06: Goa – Delhi
After breakfast, a transfer to the airport and flight to Delhi. Completion of Delhi sightseeing, shopping activities in a local market or another optional programme according to your wishes. Transfer to the airport and departure.
Delhi - Goa