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Under the section of ‘Special Interest Tours’ of India, we at discoveryfullcircle have masterly tailored the tour plan that covers wide range of Indian historical sites, Archaeological sites, Religious sites, Artisans and Crafts Tour, Bird Watcher Tour, Dance Group Tour, Cruising, Medical Tourism, Diving, Snorkelling & Scuba Diving Tour, Technological Park Tour, Festival Tour, Farmer’s Tour, Gourmet Tour, Gemmology Tour, Honeymoon Tour, Historical Study Tour, Museum Tour, Castles and Palaces Tour, Temple Tour, Sports Tour, Tribal Tour along Incentive Tours, stress Relief Programs, Rural India, Women's Group Tours and many more.

Our concept behind designing special interest tours not only let people enjoy and experience the cultures, traditions and heritage of India rather we are also intended to enhance your knowledge about these tours and Indian history and cultures. Learning with fun is one of the best ways to learn the thing forever. Hence, the special interest tours is largely preferred by the tourists who are educational professional, researchers, students, business tourists and many other professionals. However, some tourists who are also interested in exploring the new world specially to learn new things can go for our special tourist interest section to plan their tour.

However, the special interest tour details are given below, you may choose one or combination of two or more as per your interest. Interestingly, you can also customize your tour plan as per your interest.

1. ARCHITECTURE OF INDIA
Duration: 19 nights / 20 days
Cities: Mumbai, Hyderabad, Madras, Bangalore, Mysore, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Agra.
Highlights: The rich architectural heritage of India contributed by various empires; Afghan, Persian, Mughals, British, etc. Imposing monuments, architectural testimonials to the grandeur of India's history. Trip is accompanied by a specialist and can be tailored to provide an overview or extensive detail.

2. A TOUR FOR PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED
Duration: depends on the destinations
Cities: Tailor made as per participating members choice.
Highlights: This tour is maliciously planned, keeping in view the physical limitations of participants.

3. ARTISANS AND CRAFTS TOUR - NORTH OR SOUTH INDIA
Duration: 18 nights / 19 days
Cities: Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Agra, Varanasi.
Highlights: Every place visited in this tour has a story to tell through its local arts and crafts-skills which has been inculcated and moved over centuries and passed down through generations as a legacy. India's image lies in her veritable treasure trove of knowledge, to catalogue which could take longer than the "Arabian Nights."

4. ARCHAEOLOGY TOUR
Duration: 10 nights / 11 days
Cities: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Manesar, Delhi
Highlights: The archaeological heritage of India presented from a unique perspective. Trip is accompanied by a specialist and can be tailored to provide an overview or extensive detail. This trip highlights the rich archaeological heritage of India contributed by various empires, mainly by the Mughals and the British East India Company.

5. BIRD WATCHERS TOUR
Duration: 21 nights / 22 days
Cities: Delhi, Bharatpur, Agra, Corbett, Nainital, Ahmedabad, Bhuj, Neer, Flamingo City, Khawda, Mumbai
Highlights: This tour takes visitors to India's numerous Bird sanctuaries offering a variety of bird life. These sanctuaries offer as many as 400 species of birds including some vary rare species.

6. BODY, MIND AND SOUL TOUR - A STRESS RELIEVING PROGRAM
Duration: 14 days (stress relieving program)
Cities: Somatheeram Ayurvedic Beach Resort and Kovalam.
Highlights: This is a special stress reliever program which includes body and mind purification through Ayurvedic treatments, Yoga and Meditation.

7. BACK TO YOUR ROOTS
Duration: 20 nights / 21 days
Cities: Delhi, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Varanasi, Khajuraho, Agra, Mathura, Jaipur, Mumbai, Bangalore, Puttaparthi, Mysore
Highlights: A detailed tour visiting the greatest spiritual and religious centers of ancient India. The ideal tour for the great Indian Diaspora: families who left India long ago, whose children grew up in other countries, who want to revive their emotional, cultural and religious roots with their mother - land. The cities included in the tour reflects the rhythm of Indian custom, traditions & religion at its peaceful vibrations through relaxed understanding visit.

8. CRUISING - PALACE ON WHEELS
Duration: 8 nights / 9 days
Cities: Delhi, Jaipur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bharatpur, Agra OR Delhi, Chittaurgarh, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Junagarh, Sasan Gir, Delwada, Palitana, Sarkhej, Ahmedabad, Jaipur

Highlights: Traveling for a week on the richly decorated legendary Palace on Wheels or The Royal Orient Train; which cruises through the heartland's of western India - famous for being known as India's most culturally fascinating states.

9. DANCE GROUP TOUR
Duration: depends on the destinations
Cities: As per choice of the joining member.
Highlights: This tour is an introduction to the history and heritage of Indian dance, which is the embodiment of whole gamete of Indian experience in all its richness and sensibility, in all its extraordinary fantasy and yogic discipline.

10. DOCTOR'S TOUR
Duration: 13 nights / 14 days
Cities: Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Mumbai
Highlights: This tour provides an opportunity to doctors' to meet their Indian counterpart to exchange ideas on the subject of Medical Science. An educative tour which would facilitate a meaningful dialogue and interface among the doctor community.

11. DIVING, SNORKELING AND SCUBA DIVING TOUR
Duration: 9 nights / 10 days
Cities: Laccadives Islands OR Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Highlights: Through this tour discover the vied diversity of sea based adventure sports At the finest and mostly inhabited islands located in the South of India.

12. ENGINEER'S STUDY TOUR
Duration: 13 nights / 14 days
Cities: Delhi, Bangalore, Madras, Mumbai
Highlights: Through this trip the participating members visit the Hindusthan Aeronautical Limited factory in Bangalore, Integral Coach Factory in Madras, Tarapore Atomic Energy Center in Mumbai and the Delhi School of Engineers, a premier teaching Institute imparting education to future engineers. The tour also includes interface with students and teaching faculty.

13. FESTIVAL TOUR - ROUND THE YEAR PROGRAM
Duration: depends on the destinations
Cities: Round the year in some or the other parts of India, festivals are going on. The participating members will have a chance to participate in India festive. There are 9 special programs designed keeping in mind each major festival happening in individual months.
Highlights: Virtually celebrating each day of the year, there are more festivals celebrated in India than anywhere else in the world ! Through the detailed programs the members on the tour are taken to the celebrations of the most popular festivals of all major religions in India.

14. FARMER'S TOUR
Duration: 13 nights / 14 days
Cities: Delhi, Hissar, Karnal, Ludhiana, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Mumbai
Highlights: This trip shows the rich farm life of India and the immense agricultural progress made in recent decades. The wheat bowl of India - Karnal, Ludhiana, Hissar and the maize farms of western India; Jaipur, Udaipur etc. are some of the unique highlights of this program.

15. GOURMET TOUR
Duration: 10 nights / 11 days
Cities: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Mumbai, Goa
Highlights: The trip highlights the special Indian cusines served with a distinctive local flavor. Mughalai food at Delhi and Agra. Typical Rajput cuisines at Jaipur and the famous sea foods of Goa are some of the highlights of the trip.

16. GOD'S OWN COUNTRY - KERALA TOUR
Duration: 13 nights / 14 days
Cities: Madras, Mysore, Coonoor, Trichy, Tanjore, Madurai, Periyar, Kumarakom, Cochin, Kovalam, Trivandrum
Highlights: Could there be on earth a more beautiful collage of wonders than the bounties of South India? Forts, Churches, temples, museums, beaches, hill retreats, tea gardens, waterfalls, luxuriant wildlife sanctuaries. Kerala -the "Venice of the East" with its canals and back-water cruises. Ayurveda - the Indian system of herbal medication. Staying at one of the finest lagoon resorts - Kumarakom, set amidst picturesque backwater canals, prawn farms and rolling palm trees are some of the not-to-missed lifetime experience!.

17. GEMOLOGY TOUR
Duration: 9 nights / 10 days
Cities: Mumbai, Jaipur, Agra, Delhi
Highlights: Through this tour the members visit the famous jewelry shops of Mumbai, a visit to Jaipur; world famous center for gemstone setting and Agra - where the visit to the local gem stone inlay work factory will be organized to see the descendants of builders of Taj Mahal working with their age old precision tools. Finally the tour takes you to New Delhi where you will have chance to interact with the members of All India Jewelry Association, to understand more on the latest in buyers trend in Indian Jewelry business.

18. HONEYMOON TOUR - ROMANTIC INTERLUDES
Duration: 17 nights / 18 days
Cities: Mumbai, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Agra, Khajuraho, Delhi, Goa, Mumbai
Highlights: Through this tour the honeymoon couple visit the royal princely cities of Rajasthan ; land of forts and palaces, and relaxed beach holidays, coupled with visit to the Taj Mahal and erotic temples of Khajuraho are some of the romantic highlights with stay at the finest small luxury hotels.

19. ISLAM STUDY TOUR
Duration: 9 nights / 10 days
Cities: Mumbai, Aurangabad, Ajmer, Jaipur, Agra, Delhi
Highlights: A study tour which takes you to places associated with Islam. An eminent scholar from the University of Delhi or Mumbai would provide a perspective in the Islamic religion. You will also visit a Muslim University and a Madrasa to complete your understanding of the progress of Islamic studies through the ages in India.

20. LOCOMOTIVE TOUR - RAIL HOLIDAYS
Duration: depends on the destinations
Cities: As per the choice of the participating members
Highlights: This tour is designed to have an in-depth view of Indian countryside with visits to famous locomotive museums enroute to your holiday destinations. A retired senior officer from the Ministry of the Indian Railways will assist the participating members of the tour in their voyage.

21. MUSEUM TOUR
Duration: 14 nights / 15 days
Cities: Mumbai - Kolkatta - Hyderabad - Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi
Highlights: India's rich cultural heritage was built by various civilizations in the form of great temples, forts and other monuments. With the advent of subsequent civilizations, previous cultures were damaged or destroyed. The remains of these cultures now form some of the best museums in the world. A must for artists, historians, archaeologists and culture-lovers. India's magnificent past can be seen all around in the spectacular monuments of ancient kingdoms and historic empires, but many of the land's greatest treasures repose in its world famous museums. This tour takes the participating members through experience of the richness and diversity of 5,000 years of Indian culture and civilization.

22. MATURE ADULT TOUR
Duration: 14 nights / 15 days
Cities:Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Khimsar, Udaipur, Delhi Highlights:This is a relaxed tour for mature adults visiting the best of historical places of princely Rajasthan. Overnight stays are organized at the finest luxury heritage hotels with colorful cultural dance and music evenings over camp fires. The owners of the princely properties narrate their tales of valor and all the romantic stories of the region for keeping you entertained without a care of the world.
23. PHOTOGRAPHER'S DELIGHT
Duration: 22 nights / 23 days
Cities: Delhi, Dehradun, Mussorie, Dhanolti, Gangotri, Bhojbasa, Gaumukh, Tehri, Gaurikund, Kedarnath, Sonprayag, Chopta, Mandal, Badrinath, Delhi Highlights: Garhwal Himalayas abounds in unsurpassed mountain scenic beauty. The pilgrim trail, the sky kissing snow capped mountains, alpine forests, flowers of unsurpassed beauty are some of the highlights of the tour.


24. ROYAL ODYSSEY - CASTLES AND PALACES TOUR
Duration: 16 nights / 17 days
Cities: Delhi, Jaipur, Roopangarh, Kishangarh, Bundi, Kota, Bijaipur, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Ranakpur, Rohet, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Mandawa, Delhi
Highlights: A trip full of breath-taking spectacle through the uniquely beautiful desert State. Through this tour visit the very best of Rajasthan - the land of Maharajas', Palaces and Forts, staying at some of the finest small luxury Palace Heritage Hotels of the region, like the legendary Lake Palace Hotel at Udaipur.

25. SHOPPING THRILLS Duration: 11 nights / 12 days
Cities: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Sanganer, Delhi, Bangalore, Mysore, Madras, Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram., Delhi
Highlights:India is a shopper's delight. View the finest silks, fabrics, carpets, handicrafts, jewelry, marble and leather. Buy only what your budget permits. Through this tour you travel the length of India witnessing its great handicraft bazaar's. This is a pure shoppers tour which connects all the important handicrafts centers of India in a shortest duration.

26. SPORTS TOUR
Duration: depends on the destinations
Cities: As per the participating members choice.
Highlights: Through this tour the members participate as visitor to the national or international significant sports event taking place in India.

27. THE FAIRWAY BUNKER - GOLFING TOUR
Duration: 15 nights / 16 days
Cities: Mumbai, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Ooty, Madras, Calcutta, Delhi
Highlights: India's courses are a golfer's paradise - play amidst the widest, open green spaces, mountain-ranges, ruins, historical monuments and breath-taking views, as you witness the wondrous sights and sounds of India. This tour takes the participating members to the finest Golf courses in India.

28. TEACHERS AND STUDENTS TOUR - SPECIAL / GENERAL INTEREST
Duration: 14 nights / 15 days
Cities: Delhi, Sariska, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Agra, Gwalior, Bhopal, Delhi
Highlights: Through this tour the students have a fun time in the field with their teachers knowing more about the history, geography, wildlife and architectural heritage of North India.

29. TEXTILE TOUR
Duration: 22 nights / 23 days
Cities: Delhi, Bhiwani, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Coimbatore, Tirupur, Salem, Madurai, Madras
Highlights: From time immemorial, India has been world-renowned for its textiles. Hand-woven, embroidered, machine-made, village work-centers, co-operatives, gigantic factories - view them all as you travel the length and breadth of India witnessing its beauty and technological might. This tour helps in learning not only the rich textile heritage of India but also lets you know more about conservation, nature, art, design, beauty and indigenous culture.

30. TRIBAL TOUR - (Can be in or combination of States such as: ORISSA, GUJRAT, RAJASTHAN, MADHYA PRADESH ARUNACHAL PRADASH)

Duration: 16 nights / 17 days
Cities: Mumbai, Saputara, Surat, Vadodara, Bhavnagar, Gondal, Bhuj, Zainabad, Poshina, Ahmedabad, Mumbai
Highlights: Gujarat is famous for its tribal areas and inhabitants whose culture has remained unchanged for thousands of years. Witness tribal culture up-close and personal as you travel through West India's famous industrial State also enjoying magnificent palaces, temples and wildlife viewing. The tours to any of the tribal regions from above States of India provides an exciting blend of both the rare and unusual lives of tribal and their unique culture, way of life and these tours passes through some of the most spectacular scenic waterfalls, forests and almost uninhabited places. 31. TEA GARDEN TOUR
Duration: 16 nights / 17 days
Cities: Madras, Coonoor, Ooty, Bangalore, Calcutta, Kurseong, Darjeeling, Calcutta
Highlights: This tour takes you to the famous tea gardens of India with a visit to the Tea Estates, Factories and these gardens are located in some of the most scenic spots one can ever get to go.

32. THE TEMPLE TOUR
Duration: depends on the destinations
Cities: Cities as per the choice of the participating members.
Highlights: This tour goes to some of the oldest Hindu temples scattered almost all over India, where the way of Hindu life is at its best exposition.

33. WEDDING TOUR
Duration: 7 nights / 8 days
Places: Samode or Lake Palace or Rambagh Palace or Lallgarh Palace Highlights: Special thematic wedding arrangements are specially done for an lifetime experience of being wedded in India at some of the legendary Palaces.

34. WOMAN'S STUDY TOUR TO INDIA OR NEPAL
Duration: 9 nights / 10 days
Cities: Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Khajuraho, Varanasi, Kathmandu
Highlights: A study tour designed in an imaginative way keeping in view the places which reflects the importance of woman in Indian society. Meeting with some of the influential and famous woman of India are some of the added charm of the tour. The group travels through the heartland of North India and Nepal for program 1 and with Mumbai and the Golden Triangle Sri Lanka, in addition, in Program 2 visiting Women's resource centers, technical training institutes, networking groups, women's societies and associations and meeting South Asia's eminent female personalities.

Cooking Tour
Day 1 : Arrive Delhi Meeting and greetings on arrival at Delhi's international Airport by Discovery Full Circle Tours representative and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2 : Delhi Sightseeing / Bikaner - Overnight train Morning after breakfast at the hotel visit Old and New Delhi. Check out from hotel at 12 PM. Evening transfer to Railway Station to board Overnight train for Bikaner at 9.20 PM. Overnight on board.

Day 3 : Arrive Bikaner
Meeting on arrival at Bikaner Railway Station at 8.10 AM and transfer to the hotel . Afternoon tour of Bikaner city. Evening Cooking class at one of the local house and dinner with family. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4 : At Bikaner
Morning leave for local house to learn cooking. Later in the morning visit Camel Breeding farms. Evening attend cooking class again and dinner with the family. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5 : Bikaner / Pushkar
Morning drive to Pushkar and check in at the hotel on arrival. Afternoon visit Brahma temple, Holy lake, ghats and the town. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6 : Pushkar / Bijaipur Morning leave by road to Bijaipur. Afternoon tour of Bijaipur. Evening cooking class at one of the local house or at hotel and dinner with family.

Day 7 : At Bijaipur Full day free to relax. Afternoon leave to local house for cooking class and dinner with family. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8 : Bijaipur / Bundi Morning proceed to Bundi and check in at hotel on arrival. Rest of the day at leisure. Evening join cooking class at one of local families house or at royal house and dinner with family. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 9 : At Bundi
Morning tour of Bundi. Evening join cooking class again to learn more about Rajasthan dishes and dinner with family. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10 : Bundi / Jaipur
Morning proceed by road to Jaipur and check in at the hotel on arrival. Afternoon tour of Jaipur city where you will visit City Palace, Observatory, Hawa mahal. Evening leave to one of the local house to learn more about Indian food and dinner with family. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 11 : At Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber Fort where you will enjoy an Elephant ride. Afternoon leave to a local house for your last days cooking experience in Jaipur and dinner with family. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 12 : Jaipur / Karauli
Morning after breakfast at the hotel leave for Karauli and check in at Palace hotel on arrival. Rest of the time free to enjoy this Palace hotel. Evening attend your last days cooking class and dinner with family. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 13 : Karauli / Agra
Morning proceed by road to Agra. Stop enroute at Fatehpur Sikri to visit this red sand stone built ghost city. Continue on to Agra and check in at the hotel. Afternoon tour of Agra city including Taj Mahal. (Taj Mahal remain closed on Fridays).

Day 14 : Agra / Delhi Airport Leave for Delhi airport to board flight for onward destination
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