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India Culture and Culinary Tour to India

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Experience the variety of the Indian Kitchen on 9 day trip! On this journey, you will discover flavors and taste that are unique to this colorful cuisine. You will have the chance to cook delicious traditional cuisine, sample meals prepared by skilled locals, and visit the spice market to purchase your own, fresh ingredients. Of course, you will also discover the cultural and historical herit...

Experience the variety of the Indian Kitchen on 9 day trip! On this journey, you will discover flavors and taste that are unique to this colorful cuisine. You will have the chance to cook delicious traditional cuisine, sample meals prepared by skilled locals, and visit the spice market to purchase your own, fresh ingredients. Of course, you will also discover the cultural and historical heritage of the cities this trip brings you to! Prepare you senses and taste buds for a flavorful adventure...

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Tour itinerary includes
  • City
    City
  • Food and drink
    Food and drink
  • Local cuisine
    Local cuisine
  • Meet locals
    Meet locals
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to India

And of course, to Delhi!
•Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be met and transferred (45 min) to the hotel. 
•You journey begins in the Capital of India: a  blend of myths, legends and influences...•... and one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world!•After check-in, why not start exploring on your own? 
Meals included: dinner.

Visited:
Delhi
Accommodation
Night at The Claridges (Delhi)

Day 2: Explore New and Old Delhi

•Start the day with a visit to Old Delhi, and the street of Chandni Chowk!

•This area is full of old buildings and shops, selling everything from wedding apparel to traditional food.

•Visit the enormous Mosque Jama Masjid, then enjoy a rickshaw ride through the alleyways.

•In the afternoon, take a driving tour of British New Delhi, and see sights like the India Gate!

•Tonight, enjoy a dinner at lakhori Haveli Dharampura to experience the Indian kitchen...

Meals included: breakfast and dinner.

Visited:
Delhi
Accommodation
Night at The Claridges (Delhi)

Day 3: INA Market and Cooking Demonstration

Discover new flavors and smells...

•Visit the INA Market: the culinary expert takes you through all the spices and vegetables... 

•Once back, enjoy a glass of restorative lassie (a yogurt drink) and a introduction to Indian spices.

•Enjoy a cooking demonstration of local delicacies: rich, butter based meat gravies, chapattis and naans... 

•After a hearty lunch visit the Humayun’s Tomb, part of the UNESCO heritage!

Meals included: breakfast and lunch.

Visited:
Delhi
Accommodation
Night at The Claridges (Delhi)

Day 4: From Delhi to Jaipur

The pink sandstone city!
•After breakfast, head to gorgeous Jaipur!
•In the evening visit the vibrant Johori Bazaar, a treasure trove of art and jewellery craftsmanship.
•Witness the locals doing their shopping, from saris to jewelry. 
•Perhaps get something for yourself while you are here?Meals included: breakfast.

Visited:
DelhiJaipur
Accommodation
Night at Trident Hotel (Jaipur)

Day 5: Discover Jaipur and the Amber Fort

•Start the day with a visit to the unique Amber Fort!
•Wander around the maharaja’s apartments, pavilions and gardens...
•Continue to the City Palace, the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur. 
•Visit a local family in the evening for a culinaryexperience!
•Learn to make Rajasthani barbeques: Indian cottage cheese dishes and delicious desserts

Meals included: breakfast and dinner.

Visited:
Jaipur
Accommodation
Night at Trident Hotel (Jaipur)

Day 6: From Jaipur to Agra

With a visit to the unique Taj Mahal...
•Enjoy breakfast, then hit the road towards Agra!
•Spend the day exploring the area, where the highlight is the gorgeous Taj Mahal
•Later on, visit the Agra Fort located at a bend on the Yamuna River.
•End the day at the garden Mehtab Bagh during sunset, for a unique view of Taj Mahal... 
•Enjoy dinner at ITC mughal, famous for Kebab

Meals Included: breakfast and dinner.

Visited:
JaipurAgra
Accommodation
ITC Mughal (Agra)

Day 7: From Agra to Lucknow

... The city of Kebabs and Nawabs!

•After breakfast, catch a train to Lucknow!

•A city known for kebabsnawabs, architecture and history, of literature and culture...

•Tonight experience an authentic dinner at Hotel Sepia famous for Awadhi style and Indian cuisine!

Meals Included: breakfast and dinner.

Visited:
AgraLucknow
Accommodation
Taj Mahal Lucknow (Lucknow)

Day 8: City Tour of Lucknow

•After breakfast, explore Lucknow on a city tour! •You will visit many incredible monuments, and discover the cultural heritage of this city. 
•In the evening you will have the opportunity to discover more of the IndianKitchen!
•Lucknow is famous for Awadhi cuisine, which has many influences from all over the world... 
•You will learn mix of modern and traditional cuisine, followed by a gorgeous dinner

Meals Included: breakfast and dinner.

Visited:
Lucknow
Accommodation
Lemon tree (Lucknow)

Day 9: Goodbye India

Filled with memories... and good food! 
•After breakfast, transfer to Lucknow airport and catch the flight to Delhi.•Catch you connecting flight, wherever your next adventure may take you!•We hope you have enjoyed your stay, and wish you a safe flight!
Meals included: breakfast.

Visited:
LucknowDelhi

Delhi Jaipur Agra Lucknow

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $1,890 / 9 days
Excluding international flights
Price per Person2 Pax4 Pax
High Season$1,890$1,610
Low Season$1,770$1,500

Included in price:

  • Accommodation with comfort hotels (5 star hotels)
  • Breakfast
  • Air condition car for entire tour
  • Entrance tickets as per Itinerary
  • Local English speaking guide for city tours
  • Welcome dinner
  • Special Dinner in Lakhori Haveli Dharampura
  • Market walk, Cooking demo with lunch in Delhi
  • Bazaar trail at Jaipur
  • Cooking demo with Dinner in Jaipur
  • Sunset view of Taj mahal from Mehtab Bagh
  • Dinner in Agra
  • Train from Agra to Lucknow
  • Special dinner in Lucknow
  • Participatory cooking experience in Lucknow
  • Flight from Lucknow to Delhi
  • Farewell Dinner in Delhi
  • All applicable taxes

Not included in price:

  • Any international airfare and airport tax
  • Any personal, medical and evacuation insurance
  • Personal expenses like table drinks, mineral water, tips, phone calls etc
  • Meals other than specified in included section
  • Activities other than specified
  • Visa Charges
Book your flights to India
International flights are not included in this trip. Thanks to our partnership with Option Way, you can take advantage of booking your flights directly with your local agent.
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  • Competitive rates
  • All-inclusive prices with no hidden fees
  • Your local agent Deepa, in India, will inform you of any changes to your flights
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