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India has a rich history of Christianity, and there are several notable churches that tourists can visit. Here are a few churches that you might want to consider visiting on a church tour in India:
Basilica of Bom Jesus, Goa: This 16th-century church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most famous Christian landmarks in India. It houses the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier, a prominent Christian missionary.
St. Marys Basilica, Bangalore: Located in the heart of Bangalore, this 17th-century church is known for its Gothic architecture and beautiful stained glass windows.
St. Francis Church, Kochi: This historic church, built by the Portuguese in 1503, is the oldest European church in India. It houses several important historical artifacts, including the tomb of Vasco da Gama.
Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Pondicherry: Built in the Gothic style, this church is a popular pilgrimage site for Catholics. It features beautiful stained glass windows and a towering spire.
St. Thomas Mount, Chennai: This hill in Chennai is believed to be the site where St. Thomas, one of the apostles of Jesus Christ, was martyred. It houses several churches and is a popular pilgrimage site for Christians.
These are just a few examples of the many churches that you can visit on a church tour in India. Whether you are interested in history, architecture, or spirituality, you are sure to find something that appeals to you.
India is renowned as one of the most diverse and secular countries globally, providing a unique opportunity to explore various regions and witness a range of monuments and landscapes. This tour will enable you to discover the beauty of the country and explore different areas, including iconic cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, and Agra, where you can marvel at their impressive monuments and experience their vibrant cultures.
With our 14-day tour, you will be able to find the following experiences:
With us, you will be able to visit various monuments in the country.
Apart from this, you will be able to visit various churches in the country.
We will also help you to understand the history of the country and various kinds of areas of the country.
When you arrive in Delhi, our representatives will come and greet you. Once you are acquainted, we will help you travel to your pre-booked hotel in Delhi.
Delhi is known as the city of cities, for the fact that Delhi was possessed by various rulers, and has served as India’s capital for years. At present, the city serves as the capital of the country and is known for offices of various government bodies, educational institutes, monuments and much more.
Today, we will help you visit and explore Delhi. In the morning we will cover Qutub Minar, India Gate, Parliament House, and Laxmi Narayan Temple. Qutub Minar, is a UNESCO World Heritage and is the tallest minaret in the country, India Gate is a memorial monument which is built near the Rajpath, and was built in the memory of a fallen soldier, Laxmi Narayanan Temple, which is a huge three-story temple and is known for its beautiful architectural elements and will help you drive past the Indian Parliment house.
After this, we will help you explore the beauty of Old Delhi, the oldest living part of the city. Our travel here will include a visit to Red Fort, which was built during the Mughal era and is known for its architectural magnificence, Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in the city, which it was built by Shah Jahan and Gandhi Memorial, which is the resting place of Mahatma Gandi, father of the nation.Overnight stay in Delhi.
Today, we will help you travel from New Delhi to Agra. Agra is known for various things, but above-all, Agra is known for the Taj Mahal, one of Seven Wonders of the World. En route to Agra, we will help you visit the beautiful monument, Sikandra Fort. Akbar, one of the greatest Mughal emperors, rests in this fort. Sikandra is built beautifully and stands as a specimen of one of the greatest Mughal monuments in the country.
After this, by afternoon, we will help you visit the wonders of Agra. We will help you visit the Taj Mahal, which stands as a monument of love and was built in the memory of Mumtaz Mahal, Shah Jahan’s late wife and the Agra Fort, which was built before Red Fort and is known for its expansive and well-kept gardens. Overnight stay in Agra.
Today we will help you travel to Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted town built by Akbar as his capital. We will explore the spacious rooms, the various halls and the beautiful ponds in the premises. The fort in Fatehpur Sikri is known for its arched gateways and its spacious apartments.
After this, we will help you to travel to Delhi. Once we get to Delhi, we will help you to find your way to the airport, from where we will board a flight to Kolkata. Once we get to the city, we will help you to find your way to your pre-booked hotel in the city.
Kolkata, the capital city of West Bengal, is known its diverse history and its delicious food. Our day in Kolkata will be packed. We will help you visit different kinds of churches in the city, all of which hold importance. Our visits will include a visit to St. John\'s Church, Kolkata, which was one of the first public buildings to be erected by the East India Company and was originally a cathedral, we will also visit the St. Thomas Church, which is a Roman Catholic church in the city, and the Christ the King Church among many others in the city.
Today we will help you travel from Kolkata to Chennai. Chennai used to be known as Madras before. Chennai is one of the largest cities in Tamil Nadu. Once we get to the city, we will help you find your way to your pre-booked hotel. After you rest, we will help you explore the city.
Our visit in the city will include Marina Beach, which is one of the most famous beaches in the country, Fort St. George, a fort which is located on the Marina Beach and was built by the East India Company as a harbor, Kapaleeshwar Temple, which is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva in Mylapore and Guindy National Park in Chennai.
Overnight stay in Chennai.
On your seventh day with us, we will help you to get to the airport to catch a flight to Trichy from Chennai. This city is an ancient city located in Tamil Nadu and has the Kaveri and Kollidam rivers flowing in the city. After this, we will help you drive to Velankanni, a Special Grade Panchayat Town in Tamil Nadu. Once we get to Velankanni, we will help you to find your way to your pre-booked hotel.
Overnight stay in Velankanni.
Today we will help you travel through this small town. Here, we will help you visit the famous Church ‘Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health’. This church is a Marian shrine and is dedicated to the Lady of Good Health. After this, you are free to have a look around the town.
Overnight stay in the city.
Next day, we will help you to travel back to Trichy, from where we will help you catch a flight to Cochin. Kochi, or Cochin, is known for its harbors and is one of the oldest harbor cities in the country. Once we get to the city, we will help you find your way to your pre-booked hotel.
On your 10th day with us, we will help you explore the beautiful city of Kochi. Known for its harbors, this city first opened its harbors to the Arabs. Once a massive trade city, the city is dotted with different kinds of harbors. We will help you explore the city, and take you to visit the Dutch Palace and St. Francis Church. The Mattancherry Palace is popularly known as the Dutch Palace. This Portuguese palace is known for its beautiful murals and is known for exhibits of the Rajas of the City.
St. Francis CSI Church was built in the early 1500s and is one of the oldest European Church in the country. After this, we will help you to enjoy a Kathakali dance, at an exclusive venue.
Next morning, we will help you travel from the Kochi to Goa via flight. Once we get to the city, we will help you to find your way to your prebooked hotel. Goa is a small state in the country and is popular for its many beaches. We will help you explore the beauty of the state as well help you explore some of the churches here.
Today, we will help you explore some of the most important churches in Goa. Our tour will help you to visit Royal Chapel of St. Anthony, Convent of St. Monica, which is a convent for nuns and the Se Cathedral, which is a Latin Rite Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Goa. After we visit all of these places, we will help you stay overnight in Goa.
Today we will help you travel from Goa to Mumbai. Once we reach to Mumbai, we will help you find your way to your pre-booked hotel in Mumbai. After you rest up, we will help you visit some of the most attractive areas of the city. We will help you visit the Gateway of India, which was built before the King and Queen of England came to visit India, you will also find the time to visit Prince of Wales Museum, which is known for its exhibit, and find your way to Chowpatti Beach, which is one of the most expansive beaches in Mumbai.
On your 14th day, we will help you find your way back to your home. We will help you get to the airport, from where you can board a flight to your home.