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Day 02: Delhi
Day 03: Agra
Day 04: Jaipur
Day 05: Jaipur
Day 06: Mumbai (by flight)
Day 07: Mumbai
Day 08: Cochin (by flight)
Day 09: Cochin
Day 10: Munnar (hill station)
Day 11: Munnar
Day 12: Thekkady (Periyar
Day 13: Kumarakom
Day 14: Alleppey (houseboat stay)
Day 15: Kovalam
Day 16: Kovalam
Day 17: Departure (Trivandrum airport)
Delhi is the
symbol of old India and new, even the stones here whisper
to our ears of the ages of long ago and the air we breathe
is full of the dust and fragrances of the past, as also of
the fresh and piercing winds of the present. The eternal
Yamuna has witnessed the glory and the tumultuous history
of the 3000 year old Delhi.
Visit the lofty
Red Fort, Humayuns Tomb, Jama Masjid, Chandini Chowk,
Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, Laxminarayan Temple; ISKCON
Temple, the Gandhi Memorial at Raj Ghat; Parliament
Street, Parliament Museum, India Gate, Bangla Sahib;
explore Delhi in a metro journey. Explore the Lodhi
Gardens; the National Museum; experience cultural and
ethnic diversity at the Dilli Haat.
Agra is famous
as being home to one of the Seven Wonders of the world-the
Taj Mahal. The architectural splendour of the mausoleums,
the fort and the palaces is vivid reminder of the opulence
of the legendary Mughal empire, of which Agra was the
capital in the 16th and early 17th centuries. While its
significance as a political center ended with the transfer
of the capital to Delhi in 1634 by Shah Jahan, its
architectural wealth has secured its place on the
Visit the Taj
Mahal at sunrise and sunset, the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah,
the Agra Fort, the Akbar Mausoleum in Sikandra and
Fatehpur Sikri. Enjoy a decorated tonga ride through the
beautiful Pink City Jaipur, was the stronghold of a clan
of rulers whose three hill forts and series of palaces in
the city are important attractions. Known as the Pink City
because of the colour of the stone used exclusively in the
walled city, Jaipur's bazaars sell embroidered leather
shoes, blue pottery, tie and dye scarves and other exotic
wares. Western Rajasthan itself forms a convenient
circuit, in the heart of the Thar desert which has shaped
its history, lifestyles and architecture.
Amber Fort; Govind Devji Temple dedicated to Lord Krishna,
Lakshmi Narayan and Ganesh Temples; Albert Hall; City
Palace, Palace of Winds (Hawa Mahal) and the world’s
largest stone observatory – Jantar Mantar. Visit the
amazing Jaigarh and Nahargarh Forts; Raj Mandir Cinema.
as Bombay or Mumbai is an amalgamation of seven islands
Colaba, Mumbai, Mazagaon, Old Womans island, Wadala, Mahim,
Parel, and Matunga Sion. The Portuguese called the islands
"Bombay" meaning "Good Bay". These islands were ruled by
the Hindu dynasties, the Muslims and then were presented
to King Charles II in 1661 as part of the dowry when he
married Princess Catherine de Braganza of Portugal. Bombay
was handed over to the East India Company in 1668. It
started growing as a trade center owing to shift of the
shipbuilding industry from Surat. The opening of the Suez
Canal after the American Civil War enabled export of
cotton from Bombay.
Transfer to Airport.
Visit Gateway of
India, Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat, Haji Ali, Bollywood, Kala
Ghoda Art Precinct, Caves and National Park, Mumbai
Dabbawalas and Elephanta caves.
commercial capital of Kerala, served by an international
airport, fine communication facilities, excellent
accommodation, modern amenities and a lot of attractive
tourist places gives a breathtaking experience for its
visitors and settlers. The district took its form on 1st
April 1958, by carving out the areas of erstwhile
Travancore, Kochi & Malabar kingdoms. The word Ernakulam
was derived from a Tamil word 'Erayanarkulam' which means
Lord Shiva's abode.
Visit Santa Cruz
Basalica, St Francis Church, Dutch Cemetry, Princess
Street, Waterfront, Mattanchery Palace, Indira Gandhi Boat
Race (Conducted in August-September during Onam), Bolgatty
Island, Willingdon Island, Kumbalangi, The Bishop’s House,
Cochin Carnival (in the last 10 days of the year), St
George’s Forane Church at Edapally, Kerala History Museum
at Edapally, St Thomas Mount, Malayattoor (10 kms) and
Hill Palace at Thripunithura (12 km).
nestled in the undulating mountain ranges of the southern
Western Ghats and is unrivalled among the tourist
destinations of Kerala. Its inescapable natural beauty
lures scores of tourists each and every year from not only
India but also from abroad. The major highlights of Munnar
are its remarkable ambiance, lush green tea gardens,
mesmerizing lakes, dense forests and a cool salubrious
climate. Munnar is located at the confluence of three
mountain streams, Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala.
Once, Munnar was the summer resort of the British
government in South India.
Devikulam, Mattupetty, Attukal, Nyayamakad and Eravikulam
One of the
oldest wildlife sanctuaries in India, Periyar National
Park and Tiger Reserve was established in the verdant
stretches of Kerala in 1895 and declared a Tiger Reserve
in 1978. The Periyar Widlife Sanctuary covers an area of
777 sq km, out of which 360 sq km is under thick and dense
evergreen forests. Surrounded by the dense forests, it is
quite popular for the Periyar Lake.
and evening jeep safaris into the jungle.
cozy little island just 16 kilometer west of Kottayam in
India’s favorite destination – Kerala, is renowned the
world over for its exotic migratory birds, self sustaining
eco-system and hospital on arrival check into the hotel
after taking brief leisure visit Kumarakom bird sanctuary
at evening see the breathtaking view of lake during the
sunset leaves a spellbound.
Lake is home to several types of marine life exclusively
the 'Karimeen' (Pearl Spotted Fish), the 'Chemeen'
(Prawns) and the 'Konju' (Tiger Prawns) and Kumarakom bird
Washed by the
silvery waves of the Arabian Sea, Alleppey, the Venice of
the East welcomes you to the backwaters of kerala. The
Palm fringed canals and shores bustling with glimpses from
the day to day life in the country side, the mirror still
lagoons, picture book lakesides and its long sandy beach
has blessed Alappuzha, the water locked district, to
become one of the best Backwater tourism destinations in
God's Own Country.
Spend time at
Backwater Cruise, enjoy Boat Races (August-September),
visit Kuttanad Region, Mullakkal Rajeswari Temple,
Ambalapuzha Temple, Arthunkal Church, Champakulam Church,
Chavara Bhavan and Mararikulam.
ago, Kovalam was a picture perfect tropical beach; a
traditional fishing village providing fresh fish, fruits
and toddy (coconut beer). Today this tiny beach is the
focus of a multi-million dollar business, drawing
thousands of tourists for a week dose of ozone, UV and a
refreshing Indian Experience. Kovalam was brought to the
public eye by the Maharaja of Travancore. Over the past
three decades, the place has been well developed, and now
figures prominently on the world tourism map.
bay of calm waters ideal for sea bathing, Sunbathing,
swimming, herbal body toning massages, special cultural
programmes and catamaran cruising. And also visit
Ayurvedic health resorts, convention facilities, shopping
zones, swimming pools, Yoga and Ayurvedic massage centres.
Transfer to Airport according to your departure schedule
on day 17 from Trivandrum Airport.
TOUR PRICE INCLUDES WITH FOLLOWING
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.
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.
Double Rooms on twin sharing basis.
Transfers and land
transportation according to proposed itinerary.
assistance on arrival/departure at airports, hotels by our
(breakfast, lunch dinner) during your stay at houseboat.
tea/coffee with cookies during your houseboat tour.
Live Kathakali dance
performance at Thekkady.
A typical Kerala
Ayurvedic massage for rejuvenation therapy.
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.
Elephant ride at
Amber fort Jaipur.
Farewell dinner at
Flight tickets: -
Jaipur to Mumbai
Flight tickets: -
Mumbai to Cochin
Services Not Included
FOLLOWING SERVICES ARE NOT INCLUDED
IN THE PRICES:-
Tips, laundry, telephone bills,
portage and Beverages.
Meals unless specified.
Entrances to Monuments and other
Movie / video camera fee at
Domestic or International airfare
Medical or baggage insurance.
Airport Departure taxes, Visa
Tips and gratuities.
Any other service that has not
Your game safaris in the National
Parks unless specified above.
SPECIAL NOTE FOR YOUR HELP AND INFORMATION:-
Double Rooms on twin sharing basis.
Hotels, train &
flight reservations are subject to availability.
Fares / rates
are subject to change.
Ponds and Dollars easily exchangeable in India.
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
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.
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