The Ultimate Culinary Tour of India

At a glance

Get a true taste of some of India's finest culinary traditions – Mughal, Rajasthani and the Punjabi flavours of Amritsar - while feasting in local restaurants, rural homes and heritage buildings. Some of India’s best food is found at a street side stall. Get in touch with an amazing array of authentic food on eye-opening and adventurous cuisine crawls around Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Amritsar. See the rich tapestry of India’s culture and history on display, passing by the Hindu influences in Jaipur, chai wallahs in local markets, and staying at a heritage property in Jaipur. This trip aims to give you an exciting, diverse and well-rounded experience of a country’s cuisine. While we endeavour to cater for specific dietary requirements, some meals and food activities are set in advance and may be difficult to adjust. In many countries, dietary restrictions are not common or well understood. India is a big country and there are some long travel days on this departure. Use these as an opportunity to relax, witness everyday life from the window of your vehicle and to get to know your fellow travellers.

Highlight of the Tour:

• 3 cooking demonstration in Delhi & Jaipur

• Visit big kitchen in Amritsar

• Culinary walking tour of Delhi & Amritsar

• World heritage site Taj Mahal

• Famous monuments of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Amritsar

• Experience rich culture of India

• Breakfast included at all the destinations

• Snacks and Lunches/Dinner at certain destinations included during the tour

• Assistance at all the destinations at the time of check-in and flights.

• English speaking local guide at all the destinations for sightseeing as per itinerary.

Personal driver with air conditioned Tempo/Coach/Mini Bus for entire tour.

ATOL Protected International flight.

Specialist advices from our experiences travel consultants.

All sightseeing and entrances fees to visit monuments mentioned in the itinerary.

The Ultimate Culinary Tour of India

  • Day 1: DEPART UK

    Depart UK


    On arrival in Delhi: Having cleared immigration, collected your luggage and passed through customs, please make your way towards the exit of the terminal building where you will see a bank of people waiting. Amongst them will be Aahilya Holidays representative who will be waiting to greet you with a paging board with your name on

    He will assist you with your transfer to your hotel and assist you with check in.

    Standard check in time at all hotels is 1400 hrs. (Early check-in or late check-out shall be subject to availability).

    The rest of the day is at leisure to relax or pursue independent activities.

    Dinner & Overnight stay in Hotel.

  • Day 3: DELHI

    Breakfast is at the Hotel.

    After breakfast, full day tour of Old Delhi starting with Chandani Chowk area:

    Chandni Chowk meaning Moonlight Square became a settlement during the Mughal period and rose to prominence during their rule. It remains an important place during the British rule and even after Independence of India. Chandni Chowk was designed by Jahan Ara daughter of Shah Jahan.


    Duration: 3.5 - 4 hours

    • Heritage & Bazaar walk.
    • Participation in local activities and interaction with locals.
    • Cycle Rickshaw & Battery Rickshaw rides.
    • Some safe street food tasting to try some local delicacies.
    • Visiting - Few Hidden Treasures.
    • Spice market visit.
    • Temple visit.

    Traditional meal in a Haveli (an Old private mansion in the old city in which single family is living from generations)

    Later visit Jama Mosque, Raj Ghat, Rajghat, Mahatma Gandhi's last rituals were performed on 31st January, 1948. You can see the memorial stone of Gandhi ji in square shaped black stone when you visit this famous Rajghat in Delhi.

    Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel.

  • Day 4: DELHI

    Breakfast is at the Hotel.

    After breakfast, you will enjoy half day sightseeing tour of New Delhi, which reflects the legacy the British left behind.

    The tour to Imperial Delhi will start by visit to the Qutab Minar, the tallest stone tower in India. Then, visit Humayun’s Tomb, built by the widow of the second Mughal Emperor, Humayun. The tour also includes a drive past the imposing India Gate, the Parliament building & the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the President’s residence.

    Late afternoon cooking class followed by meal and local marker walk Indulge in a hands on cooking class & meal. Later visit a local market to refresh the senses with the fragrance of fresh spices & vegetables.

    Duration – Approx. 4.0 Hrs

    An Authentic Culinary Experience includes an understanding of the basic ingredients needed for creating the perfect dish.

    Overnight stay at Hotel.


    Packed breakfast from the hotel

    At around 6 am check-out from the hotel and transfer to railway station to board train to Amritsar

    Train Sawarna Shatabdi
    Departs Delhi 0720 Hrs
    Arrives Amritsar 1325 Hrs

    On arrival our company representative will received you at railway station and assist you in checking formalities at the hotel

    Amritsar is famous for its delicious food - succulent kababs and tikkas, fluffy kulchas, glasses of thick lassi and ghee-rich sweets. Whether it’s a roadside dhaba, a street food vendor or a hearty home-cooked meal, the food in Amritsar never disappoints!

    Late evening enjoy Palki ceremony at Golden Temple.

    Stay overnight at your hotel

  • Day 6: AMRITSAR

    Breakfast is at the Hotel.

    After breakfast, you will enjoy Amritsar Old City Walk tour and Rickshaw ride. Later, we will continue Amritsar Food Trail tour.

    Evening Border Ceremony at Wagah Border.

    Overnight stay .


    Breakfast is at your hotel

    After breakfast sightseeing tour of Amritsar visiting Golden Temple & Jallianwala Bagh.

    Later, at an appropriate time check-out and transfer to railway station to board your train to Delhi

    Train Sawarna Shatabdi
    Departs Amritsar 1650 Hrs
    Arrives Delhi 2305 Hrs

    Arrive Delhi and check-in at your hotel.

    Overnight stay at hotel.

  • Day 8: DELHI-AGRA

    Breakfast is at the Hotel.

    After breakfast, at an appropriate time, you will drive to Agra [206 Kms: 4.5 Hrs]

    On arrival in Agra, you will check in at your Hotel.

    In the afternoon, you will visit Agra Fort, an outstanding example of Mughal architecture.

    Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel.

  • Day 9: AGRA-JAIPUR

    Breakfast is at hotel.

    Today, at an appropriate time, you will visit the Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday).

    After visiting Taj Mahal drive to Jaipur [222 Kms: 5.5 Hrs] en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri & Abhaneri Stepwells. Later continue drive to Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur and check-in at your hotel

    Dinner & Overnight stay in Hotel.

  • Day 10: JAIPUR

    After breakfast, you will drive just outside Jaipur to the ancient capital of Amber to see the fabulous Amber Fort.

    En-route to Amber, you will stop and see the ‘Palace of Winds’, otherwise known as Hawa Mahal.

    In the afternoon begin with the City Palace. Then walk to the adjacent Jantar Mantar also called Astronomical Observatory made by the Maharaja of Jaipur, built in 1726.

    Dinner & Overnight stay in hotel.

  • Day 11: JAIPUR

    Breakfast is at the Hotel.

    Morning at leisure to enjoy independent activities. Afternoon participate in cooking demonstration followed by Lunch at local Indian family.

    Rest of the day is al leisure.

    Stay overnight at your hotel.

  • Day 12: JAIPUR-DELHI

    Breakfast is at the Hotel.

    Drive to back to Delhi [255 Kms: 6 Hrs]

    Arrive and check-in at Aerocity hotel

    Dinner & Overnight stay in hotel.

  • Day 13: DEPART DELHI

    Breakfast is at hotel.

    Today, at an appropriate time, you will be transferred to Delhi airport to connect with your flight back home.

    Flight Details: TBA
    Departs Delhi: TBA

*International flights are not included in the above cost.