A tour specially tailor made for those interested in visiting Jewish Synagogues and Jewish religion.
Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days
Day 1 : Arrival in Mumbai
Arrival at Mumbai - welcome meeting with our representative on arrival and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Mumbai
Day 2 : Mumbai
In the morning take part in a walk tour of Mumbai. In the afternoon visit the Tifereth Synagogue and arrive in time for the evening service at Magen David Synagogue (starts at 18.30 hrs). Overnight in Mumbai
Day 3 : Mumbai
Morning optional visit to Gate of Mercy Synagogue for those who observe Shabbat; A full day tour for those who do not observe Shabbat: Visit the Hanging Gardens, which offer a panoramic view of the harbor. An interesting photo session at the Dhobi Ghat a sight unique to Mumbai city, overnight in Mumbai.
Day 4 : Mumbai
Excursion South of Mumbai to the rocky outcrop, The story is that 7 men and 7 women survived a shipwreck in the time of Solomon. It is believed that Saint Elijah arrived on his chariot and the mark can be seen on this rocky outcrop. Overnight in Mumbai.
Day 5 : Mumbai
In the morning visit the Mazgaon School, which we tour and then in the end meet with the school administrators. Later, a visit to the ORT school in Worli. Overnight in Mumbai
Day 6 : Mumbai / Cochin
Transfer to Mumbai airport in time to board a flight for Cochin. Arrivals at Cochin, welcome by our representative and transfer to the hotel. Later, take a tour of Cochin on foot, towards the heritage zone, visit St Francis Church and the Chinese fishing area, along the mouth of Cochin harbour. In the evening witness a spectacular Kathakali performance. Overnight in Cochin
Day 7 : Cochin
In the morning, visit the Jewish Community and the beautiful Pardesi Synagogue. Later, walk to the Mattancherry Palace, commissioned by the Portuguese.In the afternoon sunset take a heavenly cruise on the backwaters of Kerala. Overnight in Mumbai
Day 8 : Kolkata
Transfer to the airport to connecting flight for Kolkota. Arrival and welcome by our representative at Kolkata and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Kolkata
Day 9 : Kolkata
Morning visit the Neveh Shalome Synagogue - is the first Synagogue in Kolkata. Also visit Magen David Synagogue. It is a charming walk to this synagogue. In the evening, attend a service at Magen David Synagogue. Overnight in Kolkata
Day 10 : Kolkata
Optional: Attend the morning services at a synagogue. Later, visit Indian cultural sights of interest including the Dakshineswar Kali temple. visit Kumartuli, the home of the 'kumars' visit the Victoria Memorial, the white marble monument to Queen Victoria designed in Italian Renaissance Mughal style. Overnight in Kolkata
Day 11 : Kolkata
In the morning visit the Marble Palace. Boasting 99 different varieties of marble, the house has an extraordinary collection of paintings, some of great value. Also visit the University of Performing Arts. Overnight in Kolkata
Day 12 : Depart from Kolkata
Followed by tour of Kolkata on foot. Transfer to the international airport for flight to onward destination.