Duration: 15 Nights 16 Days
Destination Coverd: Delhi - Dharamshala - Kangra Valley - Dharamshala - Amritsar - Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Lucknow - Kolkata
DAY 1 ARRIVE DELHI
The tour commences with your arrival in Delhi where tour coordinators or guide will be there to welcome you at the airport and will transfer you to your pre-booked hotel. Refresh and unwind yourself on being at hotel. Later, you will start with your Culinary Tour of India bys sightseeing of Delhi. Enjoy the delicious dinner and stay overnight at hotel itself.
DAY 2 DELHI EXPLORATIONS
Start your day with munching breakfast and then enjoy the heritage sites of Delhi. So, you will begin your visit to Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Lodi Gardens, etc. After these, you will also visit spice market Khari Baoroli. Let’s get the taste of both the Old and New Delhi offering the famous delicacies. The culinary of Old Delhi includes Dahi Balla, Kulia ki chat, Matar Kachori, Fruit Sandwiches at its best. The secret culinary sides of New Delhi are the Chole bhature, Jalebi, Sohan Halwa, Fruit Kulfi. By being here, you can learn about the Indian cuisine. Return to the hotel for a enjoyable overnight stay.
DAY 3 DELHI – DHARAMSALA
On the 3rd day, begin with delicious breakfast and then catch your flight to Dharamsala. You will also visit the nearby place which is very famous known as McLeodganj. After this in the evening, take a session of cooking classes at the hotel premises. Later, enjoy your dinner and stay for overnight.
DAY 4 DHARAMSALA - KANGRA VALLEY
Visit the famous Fort and Jain Temple of Kangra Valley on this 4th day after your delightful breakfast. It is the best place to learn about Himalayan top recipes. The food is very simple, yet very exotic and delicious. After learning the recipes, relax for the night here itself.
DAY 5 KANGRA VALLEYS – AMRITSAR
Get geared up to depart from this lovely destination Dharamsala and head towards Amritsar after your delicious breakfast. Check into the hotel and relax for a while. Later, begin with your excursion and visit the famous Golden Temple which is very well known for its beauty. Then, here you will enjoy the Punjabi meal course which includes Bajre ki roti, Sarson da saag, maa ki dal, lehsun chatni and saag paneer. Enjoy this fantastic tandoori food and relax at the hotel for your overnight stay.
DAY 6 AMRITSAR
You get the additional day to be here at Amritsar as it brings a special training for you that is classes to make Tandoori Roti and Nans. So, after your breakfast, you will enjoy your classes and after that you will visit Wagah Border for the Retreat Ceremony. After enjoying at the ceremony, you will proceed to the hotel for overnight stay and enjoy the pleasing dinner beforehand.
DAY 7 AMRITSAR – DELHI – JAIPUR
This is going to be the busy day for travelling from Amritsar to Delhi and then towards Jaipur finally. So, begin with departing from Amritsar after your delightful breakfast, as per your arrival at Delhi, you will hold on for your lunch. After enjoying your lunch, you will proceed towards Jaipur which is your ultimate destination. Check into the hotel as per your arrival and enjoy the pleasing dinner. Stay for overnight here in the hotel.
DAY 8 JAIPUR
This day is completely for exploration of the pink city, you will be taken to the massive Amber Fort early in the morning. We will go on the fort by an elephant to roam around the countryside of the fort Amber. Further, with this, we will do the sightseeing of the Hall of Victory. In the afternoon, visit Birla Mandir, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, The Govind Devji temple, Nawab Sahab Ki Haveli, Jal Mahal and then end with the beautiful Nahargarh fort. Lastly, visit Chokhi Dhani for a Rajasthani themed dinner consisting delicacy of Dal, Batti and Churma with many more exciting rides and events at the same field. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 9 JAIPUR – AGRA
Have delicious breakfast and then drive to your next destination Agra along one of the India’s best freeways. On the way, take a stop at the deserted capital city of Fatehpur Sikri where you will get to visit many beautiful structures of Mughal age. Continue your drive to Jaipur, check into your hotel and take some rest. After relaxation, begin with an exploration of the massive Agra Fort. The architectural styles which are being embedded in it reflect remarkable beauty. Once the Agra Fort is done, explore the next exciting destination the tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daula, Baby Taj and then finish up with the elegant Mehtab Bagh. Blissful night hold is at Agra.
There is an early planned visit to Taj Mahal for getting a glimpse of its extraordinary beauty when the sun rises. So your driver will guide you for a dawn visit of this wonder of the world. By proceeding further, get back to the hotel for breakfast and then head towards your cooking classes followed by lunch. After enjoying your classes, have the dinner with overnight stay in the hotel.
DAY11 AGRA – LUCKNOW
Today, you will depart from Agra to Lucknow after your delicious breakfast at Agra. As per your arrival at Lucknow, check into the hotel and relax for a while. You will munch your lunch at hotel and then begin your visit to market for kebab, vegetables and spices. Rest of the time is at leisure. Return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
The day is completely offered for the fortified Lucknow visit. So, begin your day schedule after your breakfast. You will be visiting Imambara and Jama Masjid. Then to learn the fantastic and famous dishes of Lucknow, you will take cooking classes. After enjoying in your classes, you will also enjoy the street eateries of Lucknow. Return to hotel for your dinner and stay overnight in Lucknow.
DAY13 LUCKNOW – KOLKATA
Get geared up to depart from this lovely destination Lucknow and head towards Kolkata after your delicious breakfast. Check into the hotel and relax for a while. Spend your time at leisure according to your choice. Later in the evening, enjoy Bengali cuisine at famous restaurant and roam around the busy streets of Kolkata. Return to the hotel and enjoy the dinner with overnight stay in the hotel.
DAY14 KOLKATA DAY 1
Sail across Hooghly River on the 14th day of your trip after breakfast. Enjoy and visit to the famous places of Kolkata such as Howrah Bridge, Indian Museum and Dakshineswar Kali Temple. After enjoying these sites again in the evening, you are going to enjoy at the famous restaurant for Bengali Thali in terracotta bowls, terracotta plate and on banana leaf. Later, proceed to hotel for your night stay.
DAY15 KOLKATA DAY 2
This is going to be the 2nd day in Kolkata. Today after your breakfast, you are going to visit Mother Teresa’s Mission, Birla Mandir and Victoria Memorial. Then the complete rest of the time is dedicated to the cooking classes to learn the famous Bengali cuisine. After the fruitful class, proceed to hotel and enjoy the stay with delicious dinner.
DAY16 KOLKATA DEPARTURE
This is the end of your Culinary tour of India for 15 Nights and 16 Days. You will be transferred to the airport to board your flight for onward journey. Leave the airport and get back to your country with tremendous knowledge of different cuisines, unforgettable memories and the glimpses of incredible Tour of Incredible India. Thanking you for giving us a chance to serve you.