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Private Jet Journey, India: Cochin to Goa | 11 Days
Beaches, Waterways, Palaces

Cochin - Kerala Backwater - Kumarakom - Mysore - Hyderabad - Goa - Delhi
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Private Jet Journey, India: Cochin to Goa, discover the renowned the world over as “Good’s own country”, the southern Indian state of Kerala is truly a tropical paradise. It’s a land of coconut palms swaying gently in the breeze and an even gentler people. A land where country boats slip past as unhurriedly as time it does here. For those who seek refuge from the stress and pollution of modern civilization, Kerala is a haven. Serene, UN spoilt, eternal, despite having been discovered by the world as the place for the perfect vacation. Mysore, Hyderabad, and then wind down in the beach town of Goa. You’ll take in stunning historic architecture, rich Indian culture, incredible views, unforgettable sunsets and on this 11-day journey through India’s hidden waterways, palaces, and beaches. You’ll be sleeping in palatial suites by night, so step the experience up a notch by traveling on your own luxury private jet.

Flight Details: Delhi-Cochin (2 hr.50 min) | Cochin-Mysore (45 min) | Mysore-Hyderabad (45 Min) | Hyderabad -Goa (1 hr.30 min) | Goa-Delhi (2-hour 50 min)

Tour Advantages

  • Upon arrival Traditional Indian Welcome
  • Traveling on your own luxury private jet
  • Explore the coastal beaches and mangrove backwater
  • Enjoy the lifetime experience to stay in private luxury house boat
  • Enjoy the historic gems Hyderabad ancient sites including the ruins of the kingdom of Golkonda
  • Enjoy another historic sites Mysore home of opulent palaces
  • Visit to learn the silk weaving class
  • Explore the Goa’s white sand beaches
  • Visit to Chapora Fort, once a Portuguese fortress
  • Enjoy Rickshaw Puller Ride around bustling bazaars of Chandni Chowk
  • Drive pass through the Delhi’s impressive Raisina Hills to India Gate
  • Visit the Architectural sites in Delhi
  • Stay in your Icons Luxury Hotels

Itinerary at a Glance
DAY 1
Cochin | Dutch and Portuguese Architecture
DAY 2
Cochin | Colonial walking in fort Cochin
DAY 3
Backwater | Kettuvallam - An Authentic luxury Houseboat
DAY 4
Kumarakom | Mangrove forests, Coconut groves, Paddy fields
DAY 5
Mysore | Opulent palaces of Wodeyar Maharajas
DAY 6
Hyderabad | Nizam’s Estate
DAY 7
Hyderabad | Explore the Old City
DAY 8
Goa | Beach Paradise
DAY 9
Goa | Portuguese Fortress
DAY 10
Purani Delhi | Shahjahanabad
DAY 11
New Delhi | Lutyens Imperial city & In Transit
DAY 1
Cochin | Dutch and Portuguese Architecture

Arrive Delhi - The Capital of India. You are greeted with a traditional Indian Welcome and transfer to your private jet. You’ll fly to Cochin - the Oasis state of Kerala sitting on the banks of the Laccadive Sea. This inters connected series of Islands & shoreline presents a vivacious blend of Cultures & Religions. Transfer to your luxurious hotel Brunton Boatyard set in a restored boatyard dating from the Victorian era, the Brunton is located at the tip of Fort Cochin. Designed in the style of early Dutch and Portuguese buildings. Relax and get acquainted with the area that surrounds you

Brunton Boatyard
Meals:
Full Board
DAY 2
Cochin | Colonial walking in fort Cochin

After breakfast head out for a tour of Cochin today. The first stop will be Paradesi Synagogue, known for being the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations. This afternoon, learn how to make authentic Indian food sans spice packets in an Indian cooking class. The day winds down with a colonial walking tour through Cochin’s well-preserved historical neighbourhoods.
Also Visit to Fort Cochin & St. Frances Church to see the town of Vasco da Gama. We also see the Jewish Synagogue & the Mattancherry “Dutch” Palace

This evening a memorable experience in any journey in Kerala is a Boat Trip along the Palm Fringed Lakes & Backwaters of the Area; we enjoy this extraordinary excursion today. As we sail along the shady canals, we see cantilevered Chinese fishing nets. From our launch, we enjoy use of narrow produced – Laden dugouts & the everyday life of families living on narrow spits of land between the waters. Later we attend the performance of the Kathakali, one of India’s most famous Classical dances. Lavish Costumes & Exotic makeup & Masks intensify the beauty of the dancers, intricate moments, and overnight stay.

Brunton Boatyard
Meals:
Full Board
DAY 3
Backwater | Kettuvallam - An Authentic luxury Houseboat

After breakfast, you will be transferred by private vehicle from your resort to an area farther south in the state of Kerala, where you’ll board a luxury kettuvallam floating hotel in the famous backwaters. Kettuvallam - An Authentic Kerala Houseboat - the moving master piece, have been plying the inland waterways of southwest India for untold centuries and originally used as cargo rice boats. A canoe expedition via an intricate network of canals, through backwater villages where daily continues unaltered, as it has for centuries. You will see lush palm groves and stretches of rice fields. Enjoy an overnight cruise, the calm sounds of water licking the side of your boat singing you to sleep.

Luxury House Boat
Meals:
Full Board
DAY 4
Kumarakom | Mangrove forests, Coconut groves, Paddy fields

After breakfast disembark at Kumarakom, where you will be greeted by a thriving ecosystem. Kumarakom is home to lush mangrove forests, coconut groves, paddy fields, and exotic birdlife. You’ll be transferred for check-in at your luxury hotel.

Kumarakom Lake Resort
Meals:
Full Board
DAY 5
Mysore | Opulent palaces of Wodeyar Maharajas

After breakfast for the ultimate palatial experience, transfer to your private jet and fly into Mysuru, the erstwhile capital of the Wodeyar Maharajas, is home to a few opulent palaces. Mysore today and take in its plethoric palaces, before checking in to one yourself. Drop off your luggage at your suite in Lalitha Mahal Palace before heading to the Mysore is centre of sandalwood-carving, silk and incense production. Pick up a new skill by taking an Indian silk weaving class this afternoon. Head back to your hotel to relax and freshen up for an elegant dinner this evening. Lalitha Mahal Palace built by the Maharaja of Mysore to host his most important guest, the Viceroy of India, today the Lalitha Mahal Palace is one of India’s most opulent hotels.

Lalitha Mahal Palace
Meals:
Full Board
DAY 6
Hyderabad | Nizam’s Estate

After breakfast board your private jet to fly northeast to Hyderabad often called the gateway to the South Indian identities, and sink your teeth into the city’s rich history and culture. You’ll be transferred to your historic hotel, the Taj Falaknuma Palace. Start your cultural excursion with a visit to the ancient Kingdom of Golkonda, now ruins that hold secrets of centuries past. Afterwards, make your way to Mecca Masjid, one of the city’s oldest mosques. Return to your hotel this evening and bask in the palatial surroundings.

Taj Falaknuma Palace
Meals:
Full Board
DAY 7
Hyderabad | Explore the Old City

Start your day off with a meander through Hyderabad’s intricately-manicured Public Gardens. The State Legislative Assembly, State Archaeology Museum, and other administrative buildings are nearby. Tour Hyderabad’s Old City this afternoon, and return once again to your luxurious hotel for the evening.

Taj Falaknuma Palace
Meals:
Full Board
DAY 8
Goa | Beach Paradise

Board your luxury private jet once again, this time headed for India’s west coast, the popular holiday getaway of Goa - well-known beach paradise is famous for its carefree spirit and relaxed vibes. Savour the Portuguese history of this state on a walkabout through its magnificent churches and Portuguese homes. Check in Hotel Leela Goa the luxurious resort - Overlooking a beautiful, blue lagoon, set between the cerulean waters of the Arabian Sea and the river Sal, the Leela Goa’s design draws both from Goa’s Portuguese heritage and south India’s temples. Hotel Relax and spend some time exploring Goa’s white sand beaches today, or enjoying a cocktail poolside. Take in a magnificent Goa sunset this evening before sitting down to a beachside dinner.

The Leela Goa
Meals:
Full Board
DAY 9
Goa | Portuguese Fortress

Take in some of Goa’s culture today - begin with Chapora Fort, once a Portuguese fortress, which possesses stunning views of the Chapora River. Enjoy even more fantastic views at Cabo de Rama, one of the region’s oldest forts. Finally, admire the 1920s colonial architecture of Albuquerque Mansion, before returning to your beachside resort for the final night of your journey.

The Leela Goa
Meals:
Full Board
DAY 10
Delhi | Shahjahanabad Purani

After breakfast transfer to airport to board the private Jet to your final destination Delhi stands as the capital of Modern India. Here you can see the mingling of the Shahjahanabad Purani and Imperial city , the ancient and the modern.  Delhi is made up of seven ancient cities, spanning the period from the 11th to 20th centuries. Delhi has seen the rise and fall of many emperors, which have left behind a plethora of monuments that commemorate the grandeur and glory of bygone ages. Very few cities in the world can express such a profusion of architectural styles

Check in hotel Leela Palace

After lunch visit to Old Delhi was an ancient walled city. Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan in 1650 switched the Mughal capital from Agra to Delhi.  Shah Jehan possessing an exquisite talent, especially in architecture, created the seventh city and in the process brought about Delhi's glorious renaissance.  Here you will see Red Fort, the most opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire. The fort is Shah Jehan's symbol of power and elegance, built behind red sandstone walls. Its main gate (Lahore Gate) faces Chandni Chowk, take a Cycle Rickshaw Puller Ride through the bustling and colorful market of the old city is filled with twisting lanes, small streets and crowded bazaars.

Leela Palace, New Delhi
Meals:
Full Board
DAY 11
Delhi | Lutyens Imperial city

Morning visit to Lutyens Imperial New Delhi was designed and built by the British in the 1920's-it's a city of wide boulevards impressive Government buildings, green parks and gardens. In 1911 King George V announced the transfer of the capital from Calcutta to Delhi. The King's architects, Sir Edwin Lutyens and Harbert Baker, set in motion the Design and construction of Delhi's eight cities - New Delhi.  Lutyens designed an "Imperial City" having palatial-sized buildings set amid broad tree-lined avenues punctuated by Mughal style gardens, complete with fountains and shallow pools. It took 20 years to complete this immense undertaking only to have the British pack up and relinquish the subcontinent in 1947. You - Humayun's Tomb. Your drive takes you along the ceremonial avenue, past the imposing India Gate and Parliament House. Remainder of the day is free for own activities or you can choose the Add on experiences.

In Transit

Evening say goodbye to fascinating and memorable trip today as you board your private jet one final time and are transferred to New Delhi’s airport, in time for your onward journey - either home or to your next exciting destination.

Meals:
Full Board

Private Jet Vacation Cochin to Goa Inclusion

Luxury Accommodations

  • 02 Nights stay in Bruton Boatyard, Cochin
  • 01 Nights stay in Luxury air condition House boat
  • 01 Night stay in Kumarakom Lake Resort, Kumarakom
  • 02 Night stay in Taj Faluknuma Palace, Hyderabad
  • 01 Night stay in Lalitha Mahal Palace, Mysore
  • 02 Night stay in Leela Goa
  • 01 Night stay in Leela Palace, New Delhi

Meal  

  • Full Board basis

Transfers & Sightseeing

  • All transfers & sightseeing by Luxury air-conditioned vehicle with Chauffeur driven
  • Luxury private Charter aircraft
  • All state taxes, Toll taxes and parking

Other services Includes

  • Airport Meet and Greet with Private Transfers
  • English-Speaking Resident Tour Director for Group only
  • Services of local Guides
  • Entry Fees in Monuments
  • Canoe expedition
  • Cycle Rickshaw Puller Ride in Chandani
  • Travelling Bell Boy
  • Traveller’s Valet
  • Internet Access
  • All Gratuities Except for Resident Tour Director
  • 24/7 On-Call Support

Private Charter Tour Exclusion

  • Indian Visa
  • Travel Insurance
  • Video, film & professional still camera fees
  • Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions above
  • Expenses of personal nature like Telephone Calls, Laundry, Porterage, Tips, Alcoholic Beverages, etc