A Majestic 14 Day Indian Voyage

Discover the Golden Triangle following in the footsteps of royalty then relax on the beaches of Goa.

DAY 1

   ARRIVE DELHI

Namaste! Welcome to India. Are you ready for your Little Voyage across this fascinating culture and landscape?

On your arrival at Delhi Airport, you will be met by your Little Voyage local guide, ready for transfer to your hotel.

There are no activities planned for the first day, so simply relax at the comfortable Scarlette Hotel and recover your energy levels, or explore the local neighbourhood of Safdarjung at your leisure.

*We recommend arriving between Wednesday to Monday to follow the itinerary without modifications.

Accommodation

Scarlette New Delhi Hotel, Double / Twin

DAY 2

    DELHI

Today you’ll get to see a truly unique side of Delhi, a vibrant capital, fascinating and slightly overwhelming. Meet our local guide in the morning after breakfast to visit and explore both well-known sights and hidden spots, starting in Old Delhi visiting the Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque, standing across the road from the Red Fort.

Experience the cycle rickshaw ride in the Chandani Chowk, the nerve centre of commercial vibrant activity, where the famous traditional workmanship thrived through its narrow connect lanes, a lifeblood to the city.

In the afternoon, we proceed for the New Delhi sightseeing and start with Humayun’s Tomb, built in 1570 and is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent, and inspired several major architectural innovations, such as the Taj Mahal. Next stop is the Lotus Temple, a Bahá’í House of Worship, notable for its Lotus flower shape.

Included Experiences
  • Delhi – New Delhi tour
  • Jama masjid
  • Cycle rickshaw
  • Humayun’s Tomb
  • Lotus Temple
Included Meals
  • Breakfast
Accommodation

Scarlette New Delhi Hotel, Double / Twin

DAY 3

    TRANSFER TO AGRA

After breakfast, board your private minibus and travel to Agra. This is a 4 hours drive approximately. On arrival to Agra, check-in at the luxurious ITC Mughal hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax and enjoy this fabulous space, tribute to the Mughal builders and the beautiful gardens, spreading over 35 acres.

Included Experiences
  • Private transfer to Agra
Included Meals
  • Breakfast
Accommodation

ITC Mughal, Double / Twin

DAY 4

    AGRA

An early start today for an unforgettable sunrise experience in the majestic Taj Mahal. Watching dawn gently breaking over this white marble flawless architectural creation is guaranteed to be an unforgettable memory ingrained into your mind for the rest of your life. A monument of love that took 22 years to build in the mid 17th century by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as an expression of his love for his wife Mumtaz Mahal.

Depart Agra in the late morning to Jaipur by private vehicle. On the way, visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted city built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, in honour of the great Saint Sheikh Salim Chisti. Used as his capital but slowly became deserted and ruined after Akbar left the city.

Included Experiences
  • Taj Mahal at sunrise
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Private transfer to Jaipur
Included Meals
  • Breakfast
Accommodation

Samode Haveli Mansion, Double / Twin

DAY 5

    JAIPUR

After breakfast today, meet your local guide to experience the Amber Fort on board of the Jeeps, and explore the ancient capital of Amber. With its stunning views across the area from the top of the hill, the complex combines a royal residency and forts dating back to the 17th century.
While in the Amer Palace, don’t miss the Sheesh Mahal, adorned with thousands of mirror tiles on the walls and ceiling.

Next stop is the Palace of Winds, locally known as Hawa Mahal, a five-storied pink sandstone pyramid shaped monument, with 953 windows uniquely carved in Rajasthani pattern and designs, so that the women of the royal household could observe street festivals while unseen from the outside.

The afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the palatial hotel and the fabulous facilities. Relax and rejuvenate in the spa, workout in the fitness centre, take a dip in the pool or just go for a leisurely stroll in the old city of Jaipur. We recommend exploring the famous shopping markets of Jaipur like Johari Bazaar, Tripolia and Chand Pol Bazaars. Jaipur, is truly a shopper’s paradise, with a fantastic range of local handicrafts, jewellery, textiles, exotic blue pottery, beautiful stone and sandalwood carvings.

Included Experiences
  • Amber Fort with Little Voyage local guide
  • Wind Palace
  • Private transport & Jeep tour
Included Meals
  • Breakfast
Accommodation

Samode Haveli Mansion, Double / Twin

DAY 6

    JAIPUR TO GOA

Today, depart Jaipur. You will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Goa (via a connecting flight). Depending on the flight time, you could either relax at the hotel or explore Jaipur in the morning.

Optional: Sightseeing tour of Jaipur city visiting City Palace, now converted into a museum, except a small portion that is still used by the royal family of Jaipur. Built in the fortified campus style, the palace covers almost one-seventh part of the city. The tour heads to Jantar Mantar Observatory, constructed in 1727 by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur and is one of the five observatories in India.

Upon arrival in Goa, pick up at the airport to your accommodation in Alila Diwa Hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Included Experiences
  • Transfers to/from airports
  • Flight to Goa
Optional Experiences
  • Optional: Sightseeing tour of Jaipur city & City Palace
Included Meals
  • Breakfast
Accommodation

Alila Diwa Resort, Double / Twin

DAY 7

    GOA

The southern states of India are a world away from the chaos of the larger cities to the north. An ideal start to escape from the hustle & bustle of the Golden Triangle & have a full day at leisure to relax around the pool surrounded by lush paddy fields or at the nearby gorgeous beach. Goa, the sun-soaked state, where Indian culture intertwines with Portuguese influences rooted in its colonial past offers a wondrous mix of nature, culture and lifestyle to experience and explore.

Included Meals
  • Breakfast
Accommodation

Alila Diwa Resort, Double / Twin

DAY 8

    GOA

Goa’s beaches have long been a magnet for serene hedonists. Relax to the sound of the waves around stretches of unspoiled sand and tropical lush beaches, lined with coconut trees. After breakfast in Alila Diwa, today explore the popular beaches of Goa:

  • Colva Beach: Stretching from Bogmalo Beach at its north, and Cabo de Rama Beach at its south, the golden sands of the beach are fringed with coconut trees, with beach shacks, and some pubs.
  • Benaulim Beach: A famous, yet serene beach in South Goa, ideal for travellers looking for a lovely spot to settle as it is never crowded, and the few beach shacks here come for the rescue when in need of a lunch or a snack.
  • Cavelossim Beach: A famous Goa beach with its contrasting black rocks and white sand, ideal for a pleasant evening. It is relatively less crowded than most beaches and a good spot to enjoy a serene sunset over the ocean.
Included Experiences
  • Colva Beach
  • Benaulim Beach
  • Cavelossim Beach
Included Meals
  • Breakfast
Accommodation

Alila Diwa Resort, Double / Twin

DAY 9

    GOA

In the morning, check out from the hotel and transfer to your new accommodation at the Tiracol Fort, a heritage hotel, located at the northernmost tip of Goa (2 hr drive). Once an armed fortress that belonged to the Portuguese. Undoubtedly one of Tiracol’s attractions is the fact that you are staying in a former defense fort in splendid isolation. There’s an atmospheric sense of history all around, added to this is all the luxury comfort a traveller expects today in its seven newly renovated rooms and suites tastefully designed with unique Portuguese and contemporary interiors.

In the afternoon, explore Paradise Beach, get back to serenity at this long and wide beach bordered with palmtrees. With many spots where one can enjoy the calm breeze and hear the waves while embracing the simplicity of beach life.

In the evening, dinner in the Tavern, the Tiracol Fort Hotel signature restaurant and lounge bar.

Included Experiences
  • Explore Paradise Beach
Included Meals
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Accommodation

Tiracol Fort, Double / Twin

DAY 10

    GOA

In the morning, relax at the hotel or head to explore the beaches on a scooter. Head to Ashvem Beach, a hidden gem with stunning scenery and lovely spots for sunbathing and swimming. If you explore a little inland through the forest, you get to see some authentic Goan villages and temples.

In the afternoon, explore Arambol Beach with its alternative laid-back ambiance, attracting many hip travellers to this stretch of fine white sands. Despite its popularity, there are no major resorts in the area thanks to local campaigns to preserve the area’s tranquil atmosphere.

In the evening, dinner is at Freestyle Kitchen, in the idyllic village of Pernem. The atmosphere and the setting is a pure delight, with great food with personality in this restaurant. Known as Freestyle kitchen as the menu changes regularly based on what is seasonal, all cooked fresh in an innovative modern cuisine style. Most of the ingredients are sourced from their organic garden nearby.

Included Experiences
  • Ashvem Beach
  • Arambol Beach
Included Meals
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Accommodation

Tiracol Fort, Double / Twin

DAY 11

    GOA

In the morning, transfer to Candolim Beach, a peaceful village in North Goa. For a special moment of peace and quiet, lay back in the sand to soak up the sunshine and disconnect from the world. By now, the rhythm of the waves shifts time in this part of Goa. It’s as if time slows down here, relaxed almost to an Island Time despite that one’s not on an island. Life is made up of small moments, like these!

In the evening, explore the Arpora Saturday Night Market in Arpora. The market starts around 6pm and remains open till late, with food stalls offering cuisines from all over the world, it’s every foodie’s paradise.
The market truly has something for everyone.

Included Experiences
  • Candolim Beach
  • Arpora night market
Included Meals
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Accommodation

Tiracol Fort, Double / Twin

DAY 12

    GOA

In the morning, after breakfast, head for a boat trip to see the dolphins swimming by the coast and admire the beautiful scenery from the sea.

In the evening, enjoy dinner at Anteras restaurant. The cuisine is quite simple: fresh ingredients, exotic flavours, and classic cooking techniques and charcoal grill. Anteras is a collaboration with India’s most ethical and sustainable growers to source ingredients that result in delicious organic and pesticide free produce. The menu is healthy and flavourful drawing inspiration from the Australian cuisine with a hint of Asian influence.

Included Experiences
  • Boat trip to see the dolphins
Included Meals
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Accommodation

Tiracol Fort, Double / Twin

DAY 13

    GOA

Today is free for you to explore the beach side or hotel facilities at leisure, or to relax in the serenity of the Tiracol Fort.

In the evening for dinner, enjoy a delicious grill-night on candle light with a complimentary bottle of wine.

Included Meals
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Accommodation

Tiracol Fort, Double / Twin

DAY 14

    GOA

Departure day: There are no activities planned for the final day. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your hotel this morning, free at leisure ready for departure to the airport for a flight back to Delhi. From Delhi airport you could connect to your onward destination.

Included Experiences
  • Departure transfer
  • Flight to Delhi
Included Meals
  • Breakfast

 

Experience famous sights & lush tropical beaches through this voyage across India