Per Person on twin sharing basis
INDIA TAILOR MADE offers you the best in tour options, enabling you to witness the cheering and ambience of IPL cricket with tickets to three IPL matches in Mumbai, Jaipur and Kolkata. We guarantee you will experience the euphoria of cricket, and as a bonus, you will also visit the most important sites of India in the mentioned cities. Take an in-depth look at the amazing palaces and monuments of India and explore some of the most impressive UNESCO World Heritage sites.
India Tailor Made offers you the best in tour options, enabling you to witness the cheering and ambience of IPL cricket with tickets to three IPL matches in Mumbai, Jaipur and Kolkata. We guarantee you will experience the euphoria of cricket, and as a bonus, you will also visit the most important sites of India in the mentioned cities. Take an in-depth look at the amazing palaces and monuments of India and explore some of the most impressive UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Detailed Itinerary (DELUXE PRIVATE CAR TOUR)
Day 01: 15 April 2019: Mumbai Arrival (Flight: TBA)
Welcome to India!! Upon your arrival at the airport, INDIA TAILOR MADE Tour Executive will meet you at the arrival lounge holding a placard. He will assist with transfer and check in at the hotel. After hotel check-in, have some free time on your own to adjust to the new time zone. Stay for two nights in Mumbai. (No Meals)
Day 02: 16 April 2019: Mumbai
After breakfast, you will be picked between 0930hrs – 1000hrs from your hotel to start your sightseeing of Mumbai accompanied by local English Speaking guide. We start with the famous monument, the main tourist attraction in Mumbai, the Gateway of India is decked with four turrets and its yellow basalt stone structure has delicate latticework carved in it. Stands the rich and famous Royal Taj Mahal Hotel. This hotel is a witness of priceless memories of this glorious city.
Listed next on your trip is the exclusive Prince of Wales Museum. Built between 1904 and 1914, this museum was used as a hospital during the First World War. The museum stores an invaluable collection of one of the best art found in India. The exquisite display of antiques, miniature paintings, jade, China and many other artefacts is spellbinding. Then, you will catch a glimpse of the other famous buildings of Mumbai as we drive you past the University of Bombay, High Court of Bombay and Crawford Market. You will also visit the esteemed Gandhi Memorial Museum (Mani Bhavan) and the religious Jain Temple. Recognized as the world’s largest outdoor laundry, the Dhobi Ghat is exclusive to the city of Mumbai. Watch the washermen or the ‘dhobis’ provide an efficient service, gathering dirty laundry, cleaning it and returning it perfectly ironed, and all this at an exceptionally small price. They dry the clothes on long bright coloured lines and use heavy wood? burning irons for neatly pressing the clothes.
Later in the evening, assisted transfer to Wankhede Stadium for watching live IPL T20 match. The stadium now has the capacity of 33,108, following renovations for the 2011 Cricket World Cup. Before the upgrade, the capacity was approximately 45,000. The Wankhede stadium has been host to numerous high-profile cricket matches in the past, most notable being the 2011 Cricket World Cup Final, in which India defeated Sri Lanka by 6 wickets. The stadium witnessed the last match of Sachin Tendulkar’s international career. Additionally, it has hosted many other matches in both 1996 as well as 2011 Cricket World Cup. After match return to the hotel. Stay overnight in Mumbai. (B, D)
Day 03: 17 April 2019: Mumbai – Jaipur (Flight: TBA)
The morning after leisurely breakfast transfer to Mumbai Airport to board flight for Jaipur. On arrival at Jaipur Airport meet our THO Tour executive followed by assisted transfer to hotel. We leave the day at leisure for you to relax at the hotel or explore the surrounding. Stay three nights in Jaipur. (B, D)
Day 04: 18 April 2019: Jaipur
The morning after an early breakfast proceed for the guided visit of Amber Fort, En-route photo stop at Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace); Admire the façade of the Hawa Mahal, poetically known as the “Palace of Winds”. Continue to Amber Fort (Shared Jeep), the former ancient capital of Jaipur state built by Raja Man Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar’s army, which is a superb example of Rajput architecture. Later return to the hotel.
Evening assisted transfer to Sawai Mansingh Stadium for watching live IPL T20 match. Sawai Mansingh Stadium or SMS as it is popularly known in the cricketing circle had also been built by Maharaja Mansingh during his reign. The stadium has a seating capacity of 30,000 fans and is famously remembered for hosting the former Pakistan President General Zia-ul-Haq, who had crossed across the border to witness a solitary Test match between India and Pakistan during his Cricket for Peace initiative. The stadium had recently undergone a renovation project which saw it transformed into a world-class sports facility. It now houses spacious dressing rooms, enhanced facilities for players and spectators, better practice pitches and a cricket academy adjacent to the ground, which now acts as a breeding ground for the next generation of cricketers from the city. This stadium is the home-ground of the first IPL champions “Rajasthan Royals”. After match return to the hotel. Stay overnight in Jaipur. (B, D)
Day 05: 19 April 2019: Jaipur
Morning after leisurely breakfast proceed for guided tour of Jaipur city starting with City Palace Museum; boasts to have some of the priceless handwritten Hindu scriptures of the ancient past, miniature delicate paintings, preserved painted ceilings and the elephant saddles (haudas), and is registered in the Guinness Book of Records to contain the biggest silver objects in the world. Conclude your day with the visit to Jantar Mantar; one of the famed observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh is a complex of astronomical instruments, chiselled out of stone which provides fairly accurate information to this day. Evening free to explore the Jaipur Bazaar at your own pace. Enjoy hunting through the colourful and chaotic streets. Besides shopping, one can also watch the skilful artisans at work. While walking down the lanes you will also witness the cultural heritage of the city unfolding a legacy of the royal past. Overnight in Jaipur. (B, D)
Day 06: 20 April 2019: Jaipur – Agra (Approx. Travel Time: 05hrs)
The morning after an early breakfast drive to Agra, home to India’s most famous landmark, the Taj Mahal. A poem of white marble, the Taj is described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love. On arrival check-in at the hotel. After brief rest enjoy sightseeing of Agra city visiting Agra Fort, built by Emperor Akbar, which is a mixture of the Islamic and Hindu styles of architecture and Itimad-Ud-Daulah Tomb; nicknamed as baby Taj; another fine example of Mughal architecture. Stay overnight in Agra. (B, D)
Day 07: 21 April 2019: Agra – Delhi (Approx. Travel Time: 04hrs)
Early morning visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday’s) – the epitome of love, stands on the banks of the river Yamuna built in the 17th century by the Mughal Emperor Shahjahan. The white marble building changes its hue with the variations in the daylight. Made entirely of white marble and decorated with exquisite pietra dura (stone inlay) work, different types of precious and semi-precious stones were used in the intricate inlay work done on the interiors. This magnificent monument is built around a Charbagh or ’four gardens’ plan, split by watercourses— reflects the influence of Persian architectural style. Return to the hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast drive to Delhi, the capital city of India. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Stay for two nights in Delhi. (B, D)
Day 08: 22 April 2019: Delhi
Today after leisurely breakfast proceed for guided sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi. Begin with Old Delhi with a drive past Red Fort Palace to reach Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India built in red sandstone. Between the mosque and Chandni Chowk is a narrow shop-lined street along which you will be transported by cycle rickshaws on your most photogenic journey of the tour. Afternoon enjoys lunch at local restaurant. Later drive past New Delhi, which will include photo opportunities at some of the following attractions – the exterior of the Parliament House, the War Memorial Arch (India Gate) and residence of the President of India in New Delhi. Also, visit Humayun’s Tomb; built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. Conclude your day with the visit to Qutub Minar; being one of the most important landmarks of Delhi, with calligraphically decorated interiors and inscriptions of verses of the Holy Quran. Evening enjoys dinner served at an in-house multi-cuisine restaurant “Pavilion 75”. Stay overnight in Delhi. (B, D)
Day 09: 23 April 2019: Delhi – Kolkata (Flight: TBA)
The morning after breakfast transfer to Delhi Airport to board flight for Kolkata. On arrival at Kolkata Airport meet our THO Tour executive followed by assisted transfer to hotel.
The evening gets ready to watch the IPL T20 match. Walk into the stands of the iconic Eden Gardens which remains cricket’s answer to the Coliseum. It first hosted a Test back in the days of India’s cricketing infancy, with Douglas Jardine’s team easing to victory inside four days in 1934. Since then, it has become something of a place of pilgrimage for most international cricketers, a chance to strut their stuff in front of the most passionate and vocal crowd in the game. The atmosphere in the Stadium is always electric, a lot of Energy in the stadium. People Waving Mexican Waves all round when the home team plays. “Kolkata Knight Riders” (also known by the acronym KKR) are a franchise cricket team representing the city of Kolkata. Although the team has gained immense popularity due to its association with celebrity owners. They eventually became the IPL champions for the first time in 2012, by defeating Chennai Super Kings in the final and repeated the feat in 2014, defeating Kings XI Punjab. The Knight Riders hold the record for the longest winning streak by any Indian team in T20s. The official theme of the team is Korbo, Lorbo, Jeetbo Re (we will act, fight and win!) and the official colours are purple and gold. After the match returns back to the hotel. (B, D)
Day 10: 24 April 2019: Kolkata
Morning after leisurely breakfast, start guided city tour with a visit to Victoria Memorial (Closed on Monday’s); a fantastic museum that will take you into the world of past history, where one can view the photos and effigies of prominent personalities who made an incredible contribution to the glory of India and houses a group of mind-blowing figures above the north porch that epitomize prudence, learning and motherhood. Later drive over the iconic landmark of the city of Kolkata and the fourth busiest Cantilever bridge “Howrah Bridge”. Stop at St Paul’s Cathedral which is acknowledged as the first Episcopal Church of the eastern. Appreciate the architecture and history of the city’s many unique and spectacular buildings during the drive past Dalhousie square now a World Heritage Site. Next visit the Jain Temples, also known as Prashant Jain Temple which is a striking place of worship, decked up with coloured stones and mirrors. It has a lush garden and houses of four different temples, with the main one dedicated to the 10th Jain Avtaar, Sri Sital Nath Ji. From here we proceed to Kumartulli-Potter’s lane, the centuries-old tradition-bound studios of the idol makers ceremonially add life to the goddess Durga by creating her lotus-shaped eyes that wordlessly tell volumes of life divine. You experience a truly artistic work of these Kumar’s. Also, visit the Marble Palace (Closed on Monday’s & Thursday’s); a resplendent building full of breathtaking pieces of opulence that speak about the over-the-top luxurious life that the Raja once lived. Overnight in Kolkata. (B, D)
Day 11: 25 April 2019: Kolkata Departure (Flight: TBA)
The morning after breakfast checkout from the hotel. The tour finishes with wonderful memories and direct transfer to Kolkata International Airport to board your onward flight. (B)
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