Swasti Travel & Tours

Jewish India Tour

Tour Code STT 21
Duration 14 Nights / 15 Days
Validity N.A.
Destination Covered Mumbai - Pune - Ahmedabad - Agra - Delhi - Kolkata - Chennai - Cochin
Price (Starting From) On Request

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  • Jewish India Tour

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Mumbai (earlier called as Bombay)

Our representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Later optional visit to the Knesseth Eliahod Synagogue (also known as Fort Jewish Synagogue), established in 1884 by Mr. Jacob Sasson in memory of his father. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 2: Mumbai

Morning leave for the sightseeing tour of Bombay city visiting Gateway of India, Marine Drive, Victoria Terminus (Shivaji Terminus), Flora Fountain, Crawford Market Nehru Planetarium, Kamala Nehru Park, Hanging Gardens, National Gallery of Modern Art, Chowpatty Beach etc. Later visit Gate of Mercy Synagogue or Juni Masjid established 1796. The street on which the Synagogue stands was named Samaji Street in His Honor and is at present known as Samuel street. The Synagogue celebrated its centenary in the year 1896 and then renamed Shaar-Ha-Rahamim. Overnight in hotel.

Day 3: Mumbai - Pune (train)

Morning transfer to the Railway-station to connect train # 1007 Deccan Express dep. at 07:10 hrs arrive Pune at 11:10 hrs. Upon arrival transfer to the Hotel. Later city tour of Pune, now an important commercial city but once the capital of the Maratha and the Pehwas Empires. Overnight at hotel.Overnight: In Hotel.

Day 4: Pune - Ahmedabad (train)

Morning visit Ohel David Synagogue, established in 1867, built by the Sasoon family. Also visit Succath Shelmo Synagogue established in 1921, the foundation stone of which was laid in 1919. Later transfer to the Railway-station to connect train # 1050, Ahmedabad Exp, dep at 1950 hrs. Overnight on board.

Day 5: Ahmedabad

Arrive at 0745 hrs. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. Free time to explore the city by your own. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 6: Ahmedabad

Morning city tour of Ahmedabad, founded in 1411 by Ahmed Shah. By the year 1600 AD Ahmedabad was considered to be the finest city in India until Delhi arose. Later visit Magen Abraham Synagogue established in 1933 by Dr. Solomon. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 7: Ahmedabad - Delhi

Morning transfer to the Airport to connect flight 9W 702 dep. at 08:10 hrs arrive Delhi at 09:35 hrs. Upon arrival transfer to the Hotel. Rest of the day free to enjoy the facilities available at the luxury hotel or shopping. Overnight in hotel.

Day 8: Delhi

Morning leave for the tour of Old and New Delhi. Afternoon visit the Judah Hyam Hall established in 1956 in response to the small Delhi Jewish Community who used to hold prayers in their residents. Also prayers for the high holidays were held in the house of Mr. Baruch B. Benjamin, the First President of the Jewish Welfare Association, New Delhi. The hall also serves as a center for Jewish and interfaith studies. Overnight in hotel.

Day 9: Delhi - Agra

Morning drive to Agra (203 kms / 4 hrs). Upon arrival transfer to the Hotel. Later visit Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal, in 1632. Later proceed to Agra Fort, built by the great Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 10: Agra - Delhi - Kolkata 

Morning drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival transfer to the Airport to connect flight IC 264 dep. at 17:00 hrs arrive Calcutta at 18:55 hrs. Upon arrival transfer to the Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.

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