Highlights of India

Highlights of India

Our Highlights of India journey reveals all of the country’s cultural splendors, temples, and traditions, and offers an authentic glimpse at the rich history on a south-to-north itinerary. This is an Indian culture travel experience in exclusive fashion, only with Ker & Downey.

Suggested Itinerary-at-a-glance:

Itinerary Description:

Begin in Cochin on the edge of Kerala, with the sea as your view from the Brunton Boatyard. This unique hotel was built around the remains of a 19th-century shipyard and makes the prefect port of call to start your journey. Explore the lush area and discover its roots as a former outpost for the Portuguese and Dutch through architecture and the local landscape.

Continue to explore the highlights of India in Hyderabad, making your home for two nights in the Taj Falaknuma Palace. Get a taste of the Maharaja lifestyle in this magnificent restored palace, and get a peek into the past at Golconda Fort and Qutub Shahi Tombs, and the former stomping grounds of the Mughals.

The hidden gem of Goa is next on the itinerary, where you will find yourself surrounded by natural beauty thanks to the neighboring Sal River lagoons and the beaches of the Arabian Sea. Goa is another region of India formerly under Portuguese control, and its cultural history comes to life in its cuisine and exciting markets of Panaji.

Next you arrive to Mumbai to continue your Indian culture travel experience. Important religious and historic sites are on the itinerary during your full-day private guided discovery of the city, including the ancient Elephanta Caves.

Arrive in Amritsar, and at sunset, you will witness the exciting daily closing ceremonies at the India-Pakistan border. Amritsar is also the site of the most revered Sikh religious site: the Golden Temple. Explore Srinagar and the Dal Lake next, taking a private cruise on the waterways nearby and enjoying a full day to simply luxuriate at your resort accommodations, Vivanta Srinagar by Taj.

The highlights of India reach their apex in Delhi, where British colonialism has forever changed the landscape of the city. You will explore both Old Delhi and New Delhi and their varied monuments with your private guide, history unfolding before you as you observe the diverse facades of the buildings.

This Ker & Downey luxury journey is a fantastic panorama of the highlights of India, ideal for discerning travelers interested in Indian cultural travel with extra personalization. As with all Ker & Downey sample journeys, you are encouraged to make the itinerary your own, incorporating your unique interests into the adventure.

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