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Golden Triangle with Backwaters

Golden Triangle with Backwaters

Duration : 16 nights / 17 days

Route : Delhi » Agra » Jaipur » Mumbai » Kochi » Munnar » Periyar Tiger Reserve » Kumarakom » Alleppey » Kovalam » Trivandrum

Route Map


Detail Itinerary


Day 01: Delhi

Welcome to India, You will be received by our representative or your driver at international airport and assist you to your hotel. In Hotel the representative / driver will hand over your travel documents regarding the tour. Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 02: Delhi

Get ready for full day sightseeing. Explore the landmark sites of (Old Delhi) Jama Masjid, Chandani Chawk, Red Fort (outside), Raj ghat, Humayun Tomb -Lunch - Qutub Minar, India Gate, Parliament House, Bangla Saheb Gurudwara, Laxmi Narayan Temple. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 03: Agra

Early morning drive to Agra. Check in to the hotel. Visit Taj Mahal - The Immortal Signature of Love, Red Fort, itmad ud daulah - Lunch - Visit Taj from Yamuna riverside on sunset. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 04: Jaipur

Early morning drive to Jaipur. En route visit Fatehpur Sikri and Abhaneri Step Well. On arrival check in to the hotel. Visit Laxmi Narayan Temple and new city.

Day 05: Jaipur

Get ready to full day sightseeing. Start your day tour at 8 early morning. Visit Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, enjoy elephant ride at Amber Fort, Sheela Devi temple. Later visit Jal Mahal (Water Palace) - Lunch - Visit City Palace and Observatory. Visit 300 year old city. Visit world famous jewelry and textile market. Later enjoy city walk in old city of Jaipur. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 06: Mumbai (by flight)

Get ready for morning flight to Mumbai. On arrival check in to the hotel. Relax in hotel. After lunch visit Victoria Terminal, Malabar Hills, Dhobi Ghat etc. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 07: Mumbai

After breakfast get ready for full day sightseeing of Mumbai. Drive to Mumbai Harbour. Mumbai Harbour has six islands in its boundaries including the Elephanta Island which houses the world famous Elephanta caves. Embark on a ferry ride to sail over the Harbour to reach the caves. Elephanta Caves is the historical architectural finesse showcased in rock cutting art done in it. These caves are believed to have been constructed in 5th Century B.C. - Lunch - Visit to Gateway of India, followed by Prince of Wales Museum, explore Mani Bhavan (memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi) and the busy lanes buzzing with multi-coloured crowds and small mobile shops. Also you can get to know about the Dabbawalas - a celebrated tiffin distribution chain in the city. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 08: Kochi (by flight)

Get ready for morning flight to Kochi. On arrival check in to the hotel. Relax in leisure. In evening visit market, walk through the streets and witness the life of local people. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 09: Kochi

After breakfast get ready for full day sightseeing. Covering places of interest, including Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Jews Street, St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing Net and Indo-Portuguese Museum. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 10: Munnar (hill station)

Early morning drive to Munnar. En route enjoy beautiful streams, small waterfalls, rubber, pepper, cardamom and tea plantations and thick forests. On arrival at Munnar, check into hotel for overnight stay.

Day 11: Munnar

After breakfast, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Munnar covering Mattupetty Lake & Dam, Echo Point, Kundale Lake, Blossom Garden, Rajamalai and Eravikulam Wildlife Sanctuary famous for the Nilgiri Tahr and tea gardens. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 12: Thekkady (Periyar Tiger Reserve)

After breakfast drive to Thekkady. En route visit the panoramic Western Ghat hills covered with spice plantations and an occasional view of waterfalls and streams, several types of spice plantations like cardamom, vanilla, pepper, cinnamon and clove. On arrival check in to the hotel. Later proceed for boating on the Periyar Lake (optional) and experience a view of calm crystal clear Periyar Lake and sanctuary. Watch different wild animals while boating. Overnight stay in Resort.

Day 13: Kumarakom

Early morning, check out of the hotel and depart for Kumarakom. On arrival at Kumarakom, visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary (famous for migratory and local birds). Later, check into hotel. In the evening, enjoy a sunset cruise (optional) or relax near the Venbanad Lake. Stay overnight in hotel.

Day 14: Alleppey (houseboat stay)

After breakfast, depart for Alleppey by road. On arrival, check into houseboat and spend the day at leisure. Houseboat cruise is the best way to explore the beauty of backwaters. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Enjoy lunch, evening tea/coffee with snacks and dinner on it. Stay overnight in houseboat.

Day 15: Kovalam

Spend the morning at leisure on the houseboat. Later, disembark houseboat at Alleppey and drive to Kovalam. En route visit the coastal areas with the coconut trees and a view of lagoons and palm-fringed Arabian Sea. On arrival check in to the resort. Option of having a body-soothing, relaxing Ayurvedic massage. Overnight stay in Resort.

Day 16: Kovalam

Relax in Leisure. Visit nearby places, witness the local life, enjoy body-soothing and relaxing Ayurvedic massage etc. Overnight stay in Resort.

Day 17: Departure (Trivandrum airport)

Spend the morning at leisure. After breakfast check out from resort and transfer to Airport according to your departure schedule on day 17 from Trivandrum Airport.



Services Included


This package tour is personalized & individual and can be started at any time of the year. This tour is based on private departures, where you are benefit from having a private executive car and freedom to stop en-route for breaks or for photographic opportunities.

Air-conditioned car with driver, all inclusive. Fuel for car, Insurance, Road and State taxes, Toll taxes, Parking fees and all transport related expense including Driver's food and lodging.

Driver with excellent skills and record, a good knowledge of the area you are visiting and sufficient English to communicate with you.

The car will be with you from your arrival to departure with as many stops to sightseeing as you want enroute.

Double bed room with breakfast and all taxes included.

Accommodation in Double Rooms on twin sharing basis.

Transfers and land transportation according to proposed itinerary.

Meeting and assistance on arrival/departure at airports, hotels by our company representative.

All meals (breakfast, lunch dinner) during your stay at houseboat.

Complementary tea/coffee with cookies during your houseboat tour.

Live Kathakali dance performance at Thekkady.

Live performance of Kalaripayattu martial art from ancient time at Thekkady.

Excursion to a spice garden with naturalist/guide to explain about all the spices.

Flight tickets: - 1. Jaipur to Mumbai, 2. Mumbai to Kochi.



Services Not Included


Tips, laundry, telephone bills, portage and Beverages.

Meals unless specified.

Elephant ride at Amber fort in Jaipur.

Entrances to Monuments and other specified destination.

Movie / video camera fee at monuments.

Domestic or International airfare unless specified.

Medical or baggage insurance.

Airport Departure taxes, Visa Charges.

Tips and gratuities.

Any other service that has not been specified

Your game safaris in the National Parks unless specified above.

New Year, Christmas, festivals & Events Period (supplements to be advised, if required)



Special Notes


Accommodation in Double Rooms on twin sharing basis.

Hotels, train & flight reservations are subject to availability.

Fares / rates are subject to change.

Euro, British Ponds and Dollars easily exchangeable in India.

Any other service that has not been specified and you want to add, please let us know.

If any above hotel is sold-out then other similar level hotel is guaranteed.

During travel if you want to change any hotel, you have to inform us 7 days prior.

We are not responsible for any political demonstration, Natural calamity, Traffic jams etc.

We are not responsible for any flight or train cancellation or no show at the last moment. In such situation the compensation and dealings will be between you and the concerning company, we are not obliged to play role as mediator.

Elephant ride in Jaipur is subject to availability of elephant.

Taj Mahal is closed on Friday.

Red Fort, Akshardham Temple and Lotus Temple in Delhi is closed on Monday.