Colours of India
Delhi to Kolkata
Duration: 18 days
Tour code: TIN18F

Includes return flights from the UK. Combine a fascinating journey through the cultural sights of India’s bustling cities with a relaxing cruise along the Lower Ganges River.

What's included?

  • Return scheduled flights from the UK*
  • Unique cultural experiences in up to 15 towns, villages and cities
  • Insider Experiences
  • 15 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches and 12 Dinners
  • Select complimentary beverages served at your discretion on board*
  • Travelmarvel Cruise Director & expert local guides
  • Overseas transfers, port charges and tipping


Premium River Cruising and Hotels

Room types available
  • Twin - 2 Adults, 2 Beds
  • Single - 1 Adult, 1 Bed
  • Double - 2 Adults, 1 Beds


Day 1
Depart London
Make your way to London Heathrow for your flight to India.
Day 2
Arrive Delhi
Arrive in Delhi and be transferred to your hotel. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Reception.

Stay: Two Nights: Hyatt Regency Delhi

Meals: dinner

Day 3
After breakfast this morning, enjoy a guided tour of Delhi which includes a visit to largest mosque in India, the Jama Masjid. Afterwards, see the impressive Red Fort.

Meals: breakfastlunch

Day 4
Visit India Gate today and explore historic Humayun’s Tomb before heading to Agra.

Stay: Two Night Stay: Courtyard by Marriott Agra

Meals: breakfast

Day 5
Agra, Taj Mahal
Visit Agra Fort. Next, head to the Taj Mahal for a guided tour. See why it is adored as India’s ultimate icon and a place of unsurpassed beauty. Delight in a special dinner at Anise in the Courtyard by Marriott.

Meals: breakfastdinner

Day 6
Agra, Fatehpur, Jaipur
Take a tour of the fortified ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri, before a lunch at Laxmi Vilas Palace. Continue on to Jaipur, the ’Pink City’.

Stay: Two Nights: Jaipur Marriott Hotel

Meals: breakfastlunch

Day 7
Enjoy a tour of the beautiful city of Jaipur. Explore Hawa Mahal. Afterwards, discover Jaipur’s City Palace.

Meals: breakfastlunch

Day 8
Jaipur, Kolkata
After breakfast, you will fly to Kolkata.

Stay: Kolkata, Taj Bengal

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 9
Kolkata, Farakka
Journey by train from Kolkata to Farakka. Upon arrival, transfer to your river ship.

Stay: Seven Night Stay: the RV Rajmahal

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 10
Jangipur OR Gaur
Disembark in Jangipur, where you have the afternoon free to explore. Alternatively, enjoy a full day excursion by road to Gaur.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 11
Baranagar, Murshidabad
Stop in Baranagar and observe the miniature terracotta temples. Continue to Murshidabad. Visit Khushbagh, Katra Mosque, Nashipara Palace and Kathgola Palace.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 12
Murshidabad, Katwa
Disembark in Murshidabad, then enjoy your Insider Experience.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 13
Matiari, Mayapur
Reach Mayapur, a place of sacred significance to followers of the Hindu faith. You will also see the ISKCON temple.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 14
Travel to the Muslim shrine of Imambara.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 15
Chandannagar, Barrackpore
In Chandannagar, see the 18th-century French church and Dupleix’s House.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 16
Kolkata, Disembark Cruise
Arrive in Kolkata and visit the Mullik Ghat Flower Market and home of the late Mother Teresa.

Stay: Kolkata, Taj Bengal

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 17
Depart Kolkata
Enjoy time at leisure. After dinner, transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Meals: breakfastdinner

Day 18
Arrive London

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