Meet and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Overnight : Hotel Taj Mahal (Tower / Palace Wing).
Day 2 – Thursday
Morning : at leisure Afternoon: Sightseeing of Mumbai with Synagogue visits. Overnight : Hotel Taj Mahal (Tower / Palace Wing).
Day 3 – Friday
Morning after Breakfast. Lunch at Local Restaurant. Shopping at Colaba Causeway on own 16:00 – Prepare for Shabad. Walk down to Kenneth Eliyahoo Synagogue for evening service. Dinner at the Synagogue Kosher meal Overnight in Mumbai at hotel Taj Mahal (Tower / Palace wing ).
Day 4 – Saturday
08:30: Walk to the Synagogue for Shabad service. After Brunch (Kosher Meal ) with the community in the Synagogue Visit the city in afternoon – Walking tour of Prince of Wales museum. Overnight in Mumbai at hotel Taj Mahal (Tower / Palace wing ).
Day 5 – Sunday
Mumbai – Konkan
A full day excursion south of Mumbai to the rocky outcrop, where the legend of the Bnei Yisrael or “ Shabbath Oil Pressers” started. The story is that 7 men and 7 women survived a shipwreck in the time of Solomon. They became oil pressers and remained in the area. There are a few shuls there and still Jews doing oil pressing today. The area is also considered to be the holiest shrine for the Bene Israelies of Mumbai. This is where it is believed Saint Elijah arrived on his chariot and the mark can be seen on the rock. You will visit the original landing site at Navgaon, see the historic monument, visit a Bene Israel village and meet the remaining Bene Israel Jews. LUNCH– Packed meal, or a Veg meal at Radisson Return to hotel. Dinner at the JDC – Jewish Community Cente Overnight in Mumbai : Taj Mahal ( Tower / Palace wing ).
Day 6 – Monday
Mumbai – Kochi (Cochin)
After an early Breakfast transfer to airport to board flight for Cochin. Kochi : Visit the Jew Town and the Pardesi Synagogue – built by Samuel Castiel, David Belila, Ephrahim Sala and Joseph Levi on the grounds of the Maharaja of Cochin’s residence. The very first Synagogue which came into existence in the commonwealth – one of the oldest in the world. Overnight: Hotel Taj Malabar
Day 7 – Tuesday
Morning City tour of Cochin – Cochin Harbour and Mattancheery Fishing Nets. Afternoon : Visit a Charitable Trust in Cochin / school / charity shop Overnight : Hotel Taj Malabar.
Day 8 – Wednesday
Kochi / Delhi
Morning : Transfer to airport for flight to Delhi Delhi : Arrive and transfer to hotel Brief City tour of Old and New Delhi Afternoon visit the Judah Hyam Hall established in 1956 The hall also serves as a center for Jewish and interfaith studies Overnight : Hotel Le Meridien.
Day 9 – Thursday
Day trip Delhi / Agra / Delhi
Leave early morning for a day return trip to Agra Visit Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Return to Delhi Overnight : Hotel Le Meridien.
Day 10 – Friday
Delhi / Pune
Transfer to airport for flight to Pune Pune : Arrive and transfer to hotel Visit Ohel David Synagogue, established in 1867 – is open for visits in the evenings only Visit Succath Shelmo Synagogue established in 1921 -is open for visits throughout the day Overnight : Hotel Courtyard City Centre.
Day 11 – Saturday
Day : Free Overnight : Hotel Courtyard City Centre.
Day 12 – Sunday
Pune / Mumbai
Afternoon : Flight to Mumbai Mumbai : Arrive and transfer to International airport for flight to Canada.
** Option Departure Day 11 – Saturday – Pune / Mumbai.
Meeting/assistance at the airport
Return transfer to/from airport
Porterage at airport and hotels
Deluxe air conditioned transportation
English speaking driver/guide