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4000 years of old historic blossoms, the pure jewel of India, the Jewish community has maintained an unbroken series of ethnic and religious tradition to display the remarkable adaptability to the changing times. A Jewish heritage tour in India takes you to visualize such embarking tributaries of Jewish culture in South India. Basically, there are two main Jewish communities in India: the Malayalam, speaking Jews of Kochi (Cochin) and the Marathi, speaking Ben Israeli Jews of Mumbai (Bombay) and with the Golden triangle tour you can catch the fascinating glimpses of Jewish culture in India at a stretch along with northern heritage delights.

This fantastic tour takes you to visit synagogues and other places that are significant in the life of the India�s Jews, meet members of the community, and hear about the various groups that made up Indian Jewry. In addition to this, you can find the fine insights of Jewish community in India and visit the famous historic Jewish temples, back waters and beaches of Kerala.

Catch the finest itinerary crafted only for you for a benevolent India Jewish tour along with the Golden Triangle tour:

 

Golden Triangle with Jewish Heritage

Day 0 : Departure from U.K

Day 01 : Arrive Delhi

On arrival at Delhi, ITP.co.uk representative meets you at the airport and assists you till your check in process at the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 02 : Delhi

In the morning go for a sightseeing tour of Delhi. Visit Raj Ghat (the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi), Shanti Vana (the cremation sites of Jawaharlal Nehru) and Jama Masjid. Drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk.

In the afternoon visit Qutub Minar (built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199), Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch) and Lakshminarayan Temple (a modern Hindu Temple). Also drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping centre. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 03 : Delhi - Agra

Drive to Agra, en route stopover at Sikandra for photography. In Agra, our representative assists in your check in process at the hotel.

Later visit the Agra Fort which has the Pearl Mosque, Diwan-e-am (the hall of public audience) and Diwan-e-Khas (the hall of private audience). Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 04 : Agra - Jaipur

In the morning visit the famous Taj Mahal built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument is made of white marble and it took 22 years to get constructed.

Take breakfast and then drive to Jaipur; en route stop at Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri was built between 1571 and 1585. It is one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendour. Though the city is in ruins, it is a must visit place for those who visit Agra. Fatehpur Sikri is a place where one should spend some time. The sunset over the ruins of this fort is a sight to be cherished.

On your arrival at Jaipur, ITP.co.uk representative assist you in your hotel check in process. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 05 : JAIPUR

In the morning visit the Amber Fort. Amber Fort was the capital of this state long time ago. Visit the Sheesh Mahal (Hall of victory) which is a hall glittering with mirrors. Ascend the fort on an Elephant back. In the afternoon, go for a sightseeing tour of Jaipur.

Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan. It was painted in pink colour a century ago in honour of a visiting prince. Ever since, Jaipur has retained this pink colour. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, a notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. While in Jaipur, visit Maharaja's City Palace, the Observatory and Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past the Hawa Mahal. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 06 : Jaipur � Bombay (by flight)

Morning transfer to Jaipur Airport for Bombay. Meet on arrival at Bombay Airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 07 : Bombay

Breakfast at hotel. Morning visit to the Knesseth Eliahoo Synagogue (also known as Fort Jewish Synagogue), established in 1884 by Mr. Jacob Sasson in memory of his father. Leave to visit the Magen David Synagogue - the huge beautiful building is heritage point and famous tourist place it is located in the premises of Jewish school and having prayer services on every morning shabat and every festival synagogue is open from 9 to 9 in evening, Magen David Synagogue was built in 1861 in Byculla, Mumbai, by David Sassoon. It is a tall one-storied building in the style of Victorian architecture. Its gothic character with frontal pillars and clock tower is noteworthy. Magen David Synagogue has a beautiful tebah (reader's platform that marks the center of Sefardic synagogues) and hekhal (ark which holds Torahs in cases of hammered silver). Regular worship services are conducted.

Tiphereth Israel Synagogue - is one of the oldest synagogues in Mumbai. It was started in 1886 in a rented building by the Bene Israel community of Mumbai and is now located at Rosh-Del-Villa in Jacob Circle. Tiphereth Israel Synagogue was formally known as Jacob Circle Prayer Hall. It is also called Kandlekaranchi Mashid. Sabbath worships are conducted with community hall, place where religious studies are done and various activities are held. We later visit the ORT and meet Mr Benjamin Isaac. Later visit Gate of Mercy Synagogue or Juni Masjid established in 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 stay at hotel.

Day 08 : Bombay

Magen Aboth Synagogue - situated at Alibag, about 30 km south of Mumbai, on the Mumbai- Goa Konkan Route. It was constructed in 1848. The place was famous as the first town in Konkan where the Bene Israel, the largest Jewish community of Indian Jews, erected a synagogue. The synagogue is located at the place that is known as the Israel alley to the south-east of the town. Regular worships are conducted here.

After breakfast depart from the Gateway of India by a catamaran for Mandwa ( 01 Hour ) then by road to visit Magen Aboth Synagogue. It is also accessible by road via Panvel in about three hours (124 km). Alibag is home to a lot of forts, churches, synagogues and the fascinating tower of St. Barbara. After lunch visit to Jewish Cemetery. Depart Mandwa by Catamaran. Evening back to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 09 : Bombay Dept

In the morning stay in the hotel and relax. In late evening, head for the Bombay airport for onward destination.

Tour and services end.

 

Golden Triangle with Jewish Heritage - Dates & Prices

Below are details given for Golden Triangle with Jewish Heritage with dates and prices per person in GBP. We have classified rates in three categories as per the standard of the hotels. I.e 3 star, 4 star and 5 star. you can select the tour as per your choice of hotels, You can also see hotel details by clicking the link of hotel used . This will give you a better idea about the accommodation we are providing you.

Rates Valid From 1st April 17 to 30th Sep 17 (Below Cost based on Per Person Basis.)*

No. of Pax Standard Hotels 3* Deluxe Hotels 4* Luxury Hotels 5*
05 - 09 Pax GBP 252 GBP 327 GBP 437
02 Pax GBP 312 GBP 387 GBP 496
04 Pax GBP 257 GBP 332 GBP 441

Rates Valid From 1st October 17 to 31st March 18 (Below Cost based on Per Person Basis.)

No. of Pax Standard Hotels 3* Deluxe Hotels 4* Luxury Hotels 5*
05 - 09 Pax GBP 306 GBP 490 GBP 590
02 Pax GBP 382 GBP 518 GBP 665
04 Pax GBP 316 GBP 499 GBP 599

Supplement ( P.P in GBP) 3* Star 4* Star 5* Star
Dinner 53 107 130
Monument fees 75 75 75

The Above Quote Includes:

  • Accommodation on double sharing basis
  • Daily breakfast and all taxes
  • Elephant ride at Amber Fort, Jaipur
  • English speaking guide at Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Ajmer and Bombay
  • A/C transport for all transfers and intercity travel
  • Toll tax, State tax, Parking

The Above Quote does not include :

  • Any other expenses not mentioned under includes items

List of 3* Hotels

City Name of Hotels Web Address
Delhi Hotel Good Times http://www.goodtimeshotel.com/
Agra Hotel Royal Residency http://hotelroyaleresidency.com/
Jaipur Hotel Vesta Maurya Palace http://www.vestahotels.in/
Mumbai Hotel Sukh http://sukhhotel.in/

List of 4* Hotels

City Name of Hotels Web Address
Delhi Hotel Vikram http://www.hotelvikram.com/
Agra Hotel Howard Plaza  http://www.howardplazaagra.com/
Jaipur Hotel Park Regis http://www.parkregisjaipur.in/
Mumbai Ramme Guestline http://www.rameehotels.com/

List of 5* Hotels

City Name of Hotels Web Address
Delhi Hotel Crown Plaza https://www.ihg.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/new-delhi/deldd/hoteldetail
Agra Hotel Radisson http://www.radisson.com/
Jaipur Hotel Holiday Inn https://www.holidayinn.com/hotels/gb/en/jaipur/jaicc/hoteldetail?
Mumbai Hotel Sun-n-Sand http://www.sunnsandhotel.com/

 

4000 years of old historic blossoms, the pure jewel of India, the Jewish community has maintained an unbroken series of ethnic and religious tradition to display the remarkable adaptability to the changing times. A Jewish heritage tour in India takes you to visualize such embarking tributaries of Jewish culture in South India. Basically, there are two main Jewish communities in India: the Malayalam, speaking Jews of Kochi (Cochin) and the Marathi, speaking Ben Israeli Jews of Mumbai (Bombay) and with the Golden triangle tour you can catch the fascinating glimpses of Jewish culture in India at a stretch along with northern heritage delights.

This fantastic tour takes you to visit synagogues and other places that are significant in the life of the India�s Jews, meet members of the community, and hear about the various groups that made up Indian Jewry. In addition to this, you can find the fine insights of Jewish community in India and visit the famous historic Jewish temples, back waters and beaches of Kerala.

Catch the finest itinerary crafted only for you for a benevolent India Jewish tour along with the Golden Triangle tour:

 

Golden Triangle with Jewish Heritage

Day 0 : Departure from U.K

Day 01 : Arrive Delhi

On arrival at Delhi, ITP.co.uk representative meets you at the airport and assists you till your check in process at the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 02 : Delhi

In the morning go for a sightseeing tour of Delhi. Visit Raj Ghat (the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi), Shanti Vana (the cremation sites of Jawaharlal Nehru) and Jama Masjid. Drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk.

In the afternoon visit Qutub Minar (built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199), Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch) and Lakshminarayan Temple (a modern Hindu Temple). Also drive past President's House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping centre. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 03 : Delhi - Agra

Drive to Agra, en route stopover at Sikandra for photography. In Agra, our representative assists in your check in process at the hotel.

Later visit the Agra Fort which has the Pearl Mosque, Diwan-e-am (the hall of public audience) and Diwan-e-Khas (the hall of private audience). Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 04 : Agra - Jaipur

In the morning visit the famous Taj Mahal built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. This monument is made of white marble and it took 22 years to get constructed.

Take breakfast and then drive to Jaipur; en route stop at Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri was built between 1571 and 1585. It is one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendour. Though the city is in ruins, it is a must visit place for those who visit Agra. Fatehpur Sikri is a place where one should spend some time. The sunset over the ruins of this fort is a sight to be cherished.

On your arrival at Jaipur, ITP.co.uk representative assist you in your hotel check in process. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 05 : JAIPUR

In the morning visit the Amber Fort. Amber Fort was the capital of this state long time ago. Visit the Sheesh Mahal (Hall of victory) which is a hall glittering with mirrors. Ascend the fort on an Elephant back. In the afternoon, go for a sightseeing tour of Jaipur.

Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan. It was painted in pink colour a century ago in honour of a visiting prince. Ever since, Jaipur has retained this pink colour. Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, a notable astronomer, this city is 260 years old. While in Jaipur, visit Maharaja's City Palace, the Observatory and Ram Niwas Gardens. Drive past the Hawa Mahal. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 06 : Jaipur � Bombay (by flight)

Morning transfer to Jaipur Airport for Bombay. Meet on arrival at Bombay Airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 07 : Bombay

Breakfast at hotel. Morning visit to the Knesseth Eliahoo Synagogue (also known as Fort Jewish Synagogue), established in 1884 by Mr. Jacob Sasson in memory of his father. Leave to visit the Magen David Synagogue - the huge beautiful building is heritage point and famous tourist place it is located in the premises of Jewish school and having prayer services on every morning shabat and every festival synagogue is open from 9 to 9 in evening, Magen David Synagogue was built in 1861 in Byculla, Mumbai, by David Sassoon. It is a tall one-storied building in the style of Victorian architecture. Its gothic character with frontal pillars and clock tower is noteworthy. Magen David Synagogue has a beautiful tebah (reader's platform that marks the center of Sefardic synagogues) and hekhal (ark which holds Torahs in cases of hammered silver). Regular worship services are conducted.

Tiphereth Israel Synagogue - is one of the oldest synagogues in Mumbai. It was started in 1886 in a rented building by the Bene Israel community of Mumbai and is now located at Rosh-Del-Villa in Jacob Circle. Tiphereth Israel Synagogue was formally known as Jacob Circle Prayer Hall. It is also called Kandlekaranchi Mashid. Sabbath worships are conducted with community hall, place where religious studies are done and various activities are held. We later visit the ORT and meet Mr Benjamin Isaac. Later visit Gate of Mercy Synagogue or Juni Masjid established in 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 stay at hotel.

Day 08 : Bombay

Magen Aboth Synagogue - situated at Alibag, about 30 km south of Mumbai, on the Mumbai- Goa Konkan Route. It was constructed in 1848. The place was famous as the first town in Konkan where the Bene Israel, the largest Jewish community of Indian Jews, erected a synagogue. The synagogue is located at the place that is known as the Israel alley to the south-east of the town. Regular worships are conducted here.

After breakfast depart from the Gateway of India by a catamaran for Mandwa ( 01 Hour ) then by road to visit Magen Aboth Synagogue. It is also accessible by road via Panvel in about three hours (124 km). Alibag is home to a lot of forts, churches, synagogues and the fascinating tower of St. Barbara. After lunch visit to Jewish Cemetery. Depart Mandwa by Catamaran. Evening back to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 09 : Bombay Dept

In the morning stay in the hotel and relax. In late evening, head for the Bombay airport for onward destination.

Tour and services end.

 

Golden Triangle with Jewish Heritage - Dates & Prices

Below are details given for Golden Triangle with Jewish Heritage with dates and prices per person in GBP. We have classified rates in three categories as per the standard of the hotels. I.e 3 star, 4 star and 5 star. you can select the tour as per your choice of hotels, You can also see hotel details by clicking the link of hotel used . This will give you a better idea about the accommodation we are providing you.

Rates Valid From 1st April 17 to 30th Sep 17 (Below Cost based on Per Person Basis.)*

No. of Pax Standard Hotels 3* Deluxe Hotels 4* Luxury Hotels 5*
05 - 09 Pax GBP 252 GBP 327 GBP 437
02 Pax GBP 312 GBP 387 GBP 496
04 Pax GBP 257 GBP 332 GBP 441

Rates Valid From 1st October 17 to 31st March 18 (Below Cost based on Per Person Basis.)

No. of Pax Standard Hotels 3* Deluxe Hotels 4* Luxury Hotels 5*
05 - 09 Pax GBP 306 GBP 490 GBP 590
02 Pax GBP 382 GBP 518 GBP 665
04 Pax GBP 316 GBP 499 GBP 599

Supplement ( P.P in GBP) 3* Star 4* Star 5* Star
Dinner 53 107 130
Monument fees 75 75 75

The Above Quote Includes:

  • Accommodation on double sharing basis
  • Daily breakfast and all taxes
  • Elephant ride at Amber Fort, Jaipur
  • English speaking guide at Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Ajmer and Bombay
  • A/C transport for all transfers and intercity travel
  • Toll tax, State tax, Parking

The Above Quote does not include :

  • Any other expenses not mentioned under includes items

List of 3* Hotels

City Name of Hotels Web Address
Delhi Hotel Good Times http://www.goodtimeshotel.com/
Agra Hotel Royal Residency http://hotelroyaleresidency.com/
Jaipur Hotel Vesta Maurya Palace http://www.vestahotels.in/
Mumbai Hotel Sukh http://sukhhotel.in/

List of 4* Hotels

City Name of Hotels Web Address
Delhi Hotel Vikram http://www.hotelvikram.com/
Agra Hotel Howard Plaza  http://www.howardplazaagra.com/
Jaipur Hotel Park Regis http://www.parkregisjaipur.in/
Mumbai Ramme Guestline http://www.rameehotels.com/

List of 5* Hotels

City Name of Hotels Web Address
Delhi Hotel Crown Plaza https://www.ihg.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/new-delhi/deldd/hoteldetail
Agra Hotel Radisson http://www.radisson.com/
Jaipur Hotel Holiday Inn https://www.holidayinn.com/hotels/gb/en/jaipur/jaicc/hoteldetail?
Mumbai Hotel Sun-n-Sand http://www.sunnsandhotel.com/