Unique about this tour:
India is one of the oldest civilizations in the world with a prismatic variety and abundant cultural heritage. As the 7th largest country in the world and 2nd largest population, India stands apart from rest of the world The geography of India is extremely diverse, with landscape ranging from snow-capped mountain ranges to deserts, beaches, plains, hills and plateaus.
From the high Himalaya to the backwaters of Kerala, India offers spectacular natural beauty in every shape and form which ensures that a luxury holiday to India is something you will not forget. It's a beautiful mix of people and places, a patchwork quilt of a thousand polarized traditions and cultures brought together into one colorful expression. Our long history comes alive with the buildings that remain, from Colonial or Mughal to the forts and palaces of Rajasthan, and a luxury holiday to India is something that totally exceeds your expectations.
At 21kraft, we tailor make our Itinerary’s to match your needs and give you an experience you will remember and share with your loved ones for the rest of your life. Peek at our most sort itinerary and take it as a starting point to your dream destination ‘India’ the land of diversity in unity, religions, festivals, cultures, languages, food, traditions and hospitality which is both unique and unparalleled.
All accommodation at Five Star Deluxe properties in Junior Suites
All road transfers in Luxury Sedans / SUVs’
Ganesha is known as the God of new beginnings and God of wisdom and intelligence, it has been said that praying to Lord Ganesha removes all difficulties and hurdles in life. Mantra : Om Gam Ganapataye Namaha Translation: Om Salutations and Prostrations to Lord Ganesha Our guests start the journey into spiritual itinerary with a short prayer to God of good beginnings "Lord Ganesha" and board their flight to India after a VIP meet and greet at their home airport. Arrive at Indra Gandhi International Airport, Delhi and transfer to a hotel near the airport for some night rest.
Our valued guests start day one of the trip with late breakfast and a detailed briefing by a celebrity / famous personality about spirituality in India. Spiritual journey into India starts with a transfer to 'Spiritual Heart of India' & 'World Yoga Capital', "Rishikesh". This town is also the Gateway to the Himalayas. Guests will check in the hotel and proceed for lunch. First blessing are sought from Tryambakeshwar Temple, this 13 - storey temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Shaped like a pyramid, it has shrines to dozens of Hindu gods and goddesses. After the temple visit our guests will move to Pratham Ashram for evening Ganga Aarti a not to miss ritual performed every evening here. Finishing the Aarti our guests will return to the hotel for some rest and dinner.
This day starts early with a must do activity of Dynamic Meditation at Osho Gangadham ashram, followed by a vegetarian breakfast at the ashram. Private charter will take guests to airport for next destination of 'Amritsar'. Sikhism it is a monotheistic religion, or a religion that believes in one God. The followers are called "Sikhs". Check in the hotel and proceed for lunch at the property. Heritage walk will start the journey into Amritsar and then move to visit the holy shrine of 'Golden Temple' . The Harmandir Sahib is an open boat of worship for all men and women, from all walks of life and faith. Our devotional guests will partake 'Langar' a community kitchen at the temple serving 75000 free daily and also perform Seva (Service) here. Tea will be served after completion of Seva and guests will return to the hotel after completing temple tour late evening for dinner and nightly rest.
Guests will start their day today will breakfast and then a private charter to 'Dharamshala'. Surrounded by cedar forests on the edge of the Himalayas, this hillside city is home to the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government-in-exile. Check in and rest a while before proceeding for lunch at the hotel. Tsuglagkhang Complex will begin the journey into Dharamshala, the complex is commonly known as 'The main Tibetan temple' and is the Indian residence of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. The complex also houses a monastery and the Tibet Museum. You can see Buddhist rituals, You can also go chanting in the meditation halls here. After the visit of the complex our divine guests will return to the hotel for some dinner and sleep for the night.
This day begins with breakfast, following which we will whisk our guest for a knowledgeable visit to the Norbulingka Institute. The architecture of this institute is purely Tibetan, stone building decorated with Tibetan art makes it look like mini-Tibet. Our guests will be given a complete guided tour of this institute and will try out one or more of various Tibetan activities here like Thangka painting, woodcarving, Wood painting and Applique. Finishing the activity guests proceed for a Tibetan Lunch at the cafe in the premises. After lunch guests are taken to Gyuto Monasterye it's a very important monastery in Buddhist heritage as it is a premium tantric college. This is a beautiful place to visit in order to relax and meditate. Retail therapy is next on the list as we would escort our guests to kotwali bazaar and Tibetan Handicraft Center. Dinner will be served at the hotel finishing the shopping at local markets.
Guests begin their day with breakfast and then proceed for their private charter to 'Varanasi'. Regarded as the 'spiritual capital' of India. Check in the hotel and move for lunch at the property. Finishing lunch we take our guests into this holy and ancient town, starting with a visit to the Kashivishwanath Temple. It was constructed in 1780 by the Maratha monarch, Maharani Ahilyabai Holkar of the Indore. Completing the Temple visits our guest move for a walking tour of the numerous ghats in this holy city. After the stroll guests stop at Dashashwamedh ghat for Ganga aarti, it is performed daily in the evening by a group of priests. Ending this 45 min sacred ritual our guests will be taken for bhang tasting, Bhang is an edible preparation of cannabis (Legal here) originating from the Indian subcontinent. After dinner guests will return to the hotel for nightly rest.
Breakfast commences this day and guests move to their private charter to the next spiritual destination of 'Bodh Gaya', 'Birth place of Buddhism'. The place is a sacred site of the first order, and its central temple, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After checking in the hotel guests will unwind for a while with special SPA treatments and then move on for lunch at the property. First holy visit will start with Mahabodhi Temple & Bodhi Tree, the complex is one of the four holy sites related to the life of the Lord Buddha, and particularly to the attainment of Enlightenment. Buddha, attained enlightenment 2500 years ago. Next we move our cultured guests to statue of Lord Buddha, it is the tallest in India and was instated by the XIV Dalai Lama in 1989. Completing the journey of Buddha in this spiritual town, guests will return to the hotel for some rest and dinner. After dinner they retire to the comforts of their rooms for night rest.
"Kolkata" founded as an East India Company trading post, it was India's capital under the British Raj from 1773–1911. After completing breakfast a private charter will take our guest to city of Kolkata. Check into the 5 star property here and proceed for lunch. After completing lunch the guests will be taken to first temple in this Colonial British capital of India, Kalighat Kali Temple. Its the dwelling place of a particularly fierce manifestation of the goddess, known as Dakshina ("south–facing") Kalika. Birla Mandir is next temple of visit in this one of most populous cities in India. Mandir also showcases pictorial depiction of scriptures of Bhagavad Gita in its stone engravings and some intricate Rajasthani temple architecture. Completing the temple tour guests will return to the hotel for some much needed Special SPA therapies to rejuvenate the body and mind. Today's dinner will be served in one of the best restaurants in the city serving local Bengali cuisine for our guests to savour.