Farm Tours in India (13 Nights / 14 Days)
Destinations: Delhi – Hissar – Delhi – Ludhiana – Panjab – Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Udaipur – Ahemdabad – Mumbai
Day 01: ARRIVAL DELHI
Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02: DELHI
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour arround 11:00 a.m of Old & New Delhi :
OLD DELHI – A sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat – the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India.
NEW DELHI – An extensive sight-seeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Humayun’s Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue – Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Parliament House, the President’s Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 3: DELHI – HISSAR – DELHI
Full day excursion to Haryana Agriculture University at Hissar. Visit the well laid our farms of farmers where methods are being developed for transfer of technology from conventional methods of farming. Return to Delhi for overnight stay.
Day 4: DELHI – LUDHIANA
Morning depart for Karnal. Visit the National Dairy Research Institute and attend a general lecture on Dairy Farming in India by an expert of the Institute. Thereafter proceed to Ludhiana by Coach. Check-in at hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5: LUDHIANA – DELHI
Morning visit the Agriculture University which is one of the top rung universities of Agriculture in India. Research being done in all fields of farming and Dairy farming. In time transfer to board train Shan-e-Punjab for Delhi.Depart Ludhiana at 1650 hrs.Arrive Delhi at 2130 hrs.Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6: DELHI – AGRA
Morning depart for Agra. On arrival, Check-in at hotel.Evening city sightseeing of Agra – visiting the world famous Taj Mahal, built by the Emperor Shah Jehan in 1630 AD for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Later visit the red fort containing the hall of Private and Public audience. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7 – AGRA – JAIPUR
Morning depart for Jaipur by Coach. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri, built by Emperor Akbar in 1569. Stop at some interesting spot to see the traditional Water Wheel, wells & other irrigation methods which were and are still being used by farmers. Proceed to Jaipur & on arrival check-in at hotel for overnight stay.
Day 8: JAIPUR
Morning excursion to Amber Fort with Elephant ride. Amber was the capital of the state until 1728. Visit the Jagmandir or the Hall of victory, glittering with mirrors, Jai Mahal and the Kali temple. Followed by city sightseeing visiting Maharaja’s city palace and the observatory. Drive past Hawa Mahal or the palace of Winds and through the rose – pink residential and business areas of Jaipur. Later visit a farm belonging to a progressive farmer where one can see crop & vegetable cultivation.
Visit a “Mandi” – which is a wholesale market for farmers to sell their daily produce.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 9: JAIPUR – UDAIPUR
Morning transfer to airport to board flight for Udaipur. Depart Jaipur at 0655 hrs By IC-491 Arrive Udaipur at 0740 hrs Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Evening city sightseeing tour of Udaipur, visiting the City Palace, Jagdish Temple & drive around fatehsagar Lake, Sahelion ki Bari (Queen’s resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art Museum).Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: UDAIPUR
Morning visits the Agriculture University where research is on Crops and Dairy farming is done. Afternoon boat ride on Lake Pichola and visit Jag Niwas Palace built in the middle of the lake. Visit Borra Mahal, Khas Mahal and the courts, gardens and fountains. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: UDAIPUR – AHMEDABAD
Morning depart for Ahmedabad by surface. On arrival, check-in at hotel.
Evening city sightseeing visiting the magnificent Mosque of Siddi Sayyed with its exquisite stone carvings, the beautiful Jama Masjid, White marbled Hathee Singh’s temple, and hirable, Shading minarets, Calico Textile museum and Sabarmati Ashram started by Mahatama Gandhi. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12: AHMEDABAD
Morning visit Anand Dairy, noted for its modern plant & machinery. Started in 1955, it is supplied by over 3000 village societies of the Kaira District. Union. Transfer to airport to board flight for Mumbai. Depart Ahmedabad at 2015 hr. by 9w-324
Arrive MUMBAI at 2115 hr. Meeting and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 13: MUMBAI
Morning excursion to Elephant Caves, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The famous sculpture signifying the trinity of the creator, the preserver and the destroyer is located here. Evening city tour visiting the Prince of Wales Museum, Gateway of India, Jan temple, Hanging Gardens, Kampala near Park, Main Bahaman and Dhabi Hat. Also drive past Afghan church, Flora Fountain, colorful Crawford market and Marine Drive.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 14: DEPART MUMBAI
Transfer to International airport to board flight for onward destination.