Golden Triangle with Kerala
Itinerary at Glance :-
Day 01:- Arrive Delhi
On arrival at Delhi airport or railway station, our representative will meet you to pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel in Delhi.
Day 02 City Tour of Delhi
This morning after breakfast first you will visit old Delhi. The Raj Ghat,Red fort & Jama Masjid are important places to visit, you may also visit Chandni Chowk, spice market etc. Later on proceed to visit the New Delhi. The Qutub Minar, tallest stone tower in India, imposing India Gate and the Rastrapathi Bhawan, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Lotus Temple and, newly built Akshardham temple are of much significance. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 03 Delhi to Agra
This morning after breakfast you will drive to Mughal city Agra and check into your hotel. Enroot you may also visit Mathura-the birth place of Lord Krishana. This afternoon visit the Agra fort, built by the great Emperor Akbar, and the famous Taj Mahal-the symbol of love, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. You may also visit Dayal Bagh. By evening return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 04 Agra to Jaipur
This morning after breakfast you will drive to the pink city of Jaipur, enroute you will visit the Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. On arrival check into your hotel and rest of the day is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.
Day 05 Jaipur City Tour
This morning after breakfast visit the Amber fort, built in 16th century, enjoy an elephant ride at Amber. Drive past the Hawa Mahal-a Palace of winds. In the afternoon you will visit the city palace and museum, walk to adjacent Jantar Mantar an astronomical observatory. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Jaipur.
Day 06 Jaipur to Delhi
This mourning you will be transferred back to Delhi. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 Delhi to Cochin by flight
Today you will be transferred to airport to take a flight to Cochin. On arrival at Cochin Pickup & Transfer to hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 Cochin City Tour
On arrival at Cochin pick up and transfer to Hotel. This morning after breakfast sightseeing of Cochin, a city till today influenced by medieval Portugal, Holland and England. Your sightseeing will include visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Kochi beach, Hill Palace, Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry Palace or Dutch Palace.
Chinese Fishing Nets: The Chinese fishing nets found here are the only ones of its kind in India. It is believed that traders from the court of the Chinese ruler Kublai Khan introduced these nets here. Click here to view a picture of the Chinese fishing nets found here Dutch Palace The Dutch Palace was originally built by the Portuguese. Later, in 17th century, the Dutch modified it and presented to the Raja of Kochi. Coronation of many Rajas of Kochi was held here. The place has a fine collection of mural paintings depicting the scenes from the Hindu epics Mahabharata and Ramayana. Fort Kochi beach A stroll along the beach, particularly at sunset with the Chinese fishing nets and sailing ships in the background, is a fine experience. Many European style bungalows can be seen along the shoreline. Jewish Synagogue The synagogue, magnificently decorated by Chinese tiles and Belgian chandeliers, was built in 1568. Giant scrolls of the Old Testament can be found here. It is located near the Dutch Palace. This evening enjoy Motor Boat Ride at Cochin Harbour(own Expense) and walk around the beach. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 09 Cochin To Munnar
After breakfast Cochin sightseeing - St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing Nets, Beach, Indi-Portuguese Museum, Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue/transfer to Munnar(04 hours)/check-in at hotel/rest of the day at leisure or shopping/overnight at hotel.
Day 10 Munnar
Full day sight seeing at Munnar - Rajamalai, Mattupetty, Eco point, Devikulam, Tea plantations. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 Kumarakom City Tour
After breakfast at the Hotel visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, the best time for this is between November and March, when a range of migratory birds from Siberia make it their winter home. Some of the species include the Snake bird Little Cormorant, Crow
Pleasant, White-branded water Hen and Tree pie. Occasionally you can catch the native kingfishers setting the waters ablaze in a psychedelic flash of colours. The night herons, the Golden-backed woodpeckers are added delights. At the fourteen-acre bird sanctuary one can glimpse many a rare bird - some of which, sadly, may not be around forever. Evening enjoy the sun set cruise thereafter return to hotel for overnight.
Day 13 Kumarakom to Alleppy-Houseboat
Today morning after breakfast Proceed to Alleppey, Known as the Venice of the East. On arrival check into a traditional House Boat of Kerala Style. Cruise through the back waters is the fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of the backwaters. Stay overnight in the House Boat.
Day 14 Appeppy to Cochin
This morning pick up from the house boat and transfer to Cochin. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at hotel Abad Plaza.
Day 15 Transfer to Cochin Airport
After the breakfast, pack your baggage with a promise of come back again. Proceed to Cochin Airport/Railway station on time to board your flight/train with a lot of sweet memories of your holidays.
14 Nights accommodation in hotels on twin sharing basis.
Daily buffet breakfast.
All arrival, departure, sightseeings as per above itinerary by air conditioned car with English speaking driver.
01 Nights accommodation in houseboat with all meals.
Elephant ride at Amer fort rampart.
Local English speaking guides in Delhi, Agra & Jaipur.
Boat Ride at Mandovi River.
All applicable hotel & transport taxes.
4.5% Govt.Service Tax.
Meals Not Mentioned In The Itinerary
Entry Fees To Monuments And Palaces.
Anything Not Mentioned In The Inclusions.
Porterage At Hotels And Airports, Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Liquors, Wine, Etc.
All Items Of Personal Nature.
Any Cost Arising Due To Natural Calamities Like Landslides, Roadblocks, Etc.
Any Increase In Taxes Or Fuel Leading To An Increase In Surface Transport.
Mandatory X- Mas / New Year Eve Supplementary Charges , That Should Be Paid By The Guest Directly To The Hotels Concerned..
Hotel Arpit Palace
Hotel Singh Sons
Hotel The Park
Hotel Royale Residency
Howard Park Plaza
Hotel Clarks Shiraz
Hotel Mandawa Haveli
Hotel Clarks Amer
Hotel Abad Plaza
Hotel Gukulam Park Inn
Hotel Taj Residency
Sterling Days Inn Resort
Hotel Cooper Castle
Club Mahindra Lake View Resort
Golden Water Resort
Golden Water Resort
Hotel Abad Whispering Palms Resort