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GT with South India N Backwaters Tour Package

GT with South India N Backwaters Tour Package

Duration: 16 Days

16 Days
Per Person

Itinerary At Glance:

Embark on a captivating 16-day journey with Ghum India Ghum, a premier tour operator in India. Our Golden Triangle Tour with South India and Backwaters is an in-depth cultural tour that begins in New Delhi and concludes in Kochi (Cochin).​ This tour package takes you through the capital of India, New Delhi, and 10 other fascinating destinations in India. From the historical grandeur of the Golden Triangle to the serene backwaters of South India, this tour offers a diverse range of experiences.​ The tour includes accommodation in a hotel, meals, transport, and the services of an expert guide. As one of the best travel companies in India and a renowned tour operator in Delhi, Ghum India Ghum ensures an unforgettable travel experience.​ We are also recognized as a reliable Destination Management Company (DMC) for India. So pack your bags and get ready for an adventure that will leave you with memories for a lifetime.
Ghum India Ghum, a leading tour operator in India, invites you to embark on an unforgettable journey through the diverse landscapes of India. As one of the best travel companies in India, we offer a unique blend of tradition and modernity, taking you from the bustling streets of Delhi to the tranquil backwaters of Kerala​.Our tour begins in Delhi, a city that beautifully juxtaposes the old and the new. From the narrow, bustling markets of Chandni Chowk to the expansive malls and broad roads of New Delhi, you'll experience the vibrant shades of Indian life.

Next, we travel to Agra, home to the mesmerizing Taj Mahal. Here, you'll uncover the rich history behind this iconic monument and marvel at its timeless beauty.​ Our journey continues to Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Known as the Pink City, Jaipur is a stronghold of Rajput rulers whose hill forts and palaces are among its most significant attractions.​ For those with a spiritual inclination, our tour extends to the southern part of India. Here, you'll explore the ancient temples of Tanjore, Trichy, and Madurai - cities steeped in religious significance.​ Finally, we invite you to unwind in Kerala - God's Own Country. Starting with Kochi (also known as Cochin), you'll visit Munnar and Thekkady, two of South India's most beautiful hill stations. The tour culminates in Alleppey, where you can relax on a houseboat and witness the moon's silvery reflection on the serene backwaters.​ As one of the top travel agencies in Delhi and India at large, Ghum India Ghum ensures an enriching travel experience that caters to your interests. Whether you're looking for a tour operator in Delhi or a DMC for India, we're here to make your travel dreams come true.
Itinerary at Glance :-
Day 01:- Arrive Delhi for Incredible India tour

On arrival at Delhi international airport , after collecting luggage and clearing immigration formalities, meet and greeted by our friendly driver cum representative outside exit gate# 5, After pickup proceed towards your pre-booked hotel in Delhi on your incredible India tours by ghum india ghum, On arrival at hotel check-in and rest of the day free to relax from jetlag. Overnight in Delhi.

Day 02:- Delhi Sightseeing tour( Red Fort, Lotus Temple, Humayun Tomb are closed on Monday)
Today post your delicious buffet breakfast at hotel, Check-out and go for full day Delhi city tour by ghum india ghum, first go for Old Delhi city tour- by visiting Birla temple, the Raj Ghat- place is dedicated memory of Mahatma Gandhi, driving past Red fort, Then may visit Jama Masjid- India Largest Mosque are important places to visit, you may also visit Chandni Chowk, spice market etc. For a better understanding of the Old Delhi tour you may go for a Rickshaw ride tour and ride through the bazaars and streets of Old Delhi (Optional cost). Post Lunch, proceed for a city tour of New Delhi. Starts with a tour of The Qutub Minar which is a UNESCO site in Delhi and Iron pillar inside its complex. Then visit Lotus temple, which is quite similar to Sydney Opera house. It is a worship place for Bahai in Delhi. Also see Iconic India gate which is dedicated to brave Indian soldiers who lost lives during WWI and WWII, Don't forget to see huge government buildings in Delhi Like -Rashtrapati bhawan, New and Old Parliament building, Raj path. Post Delhi local tours with Ghum India Ghum drive back to the hotel. Overnight in Delhi.

Day 03:-  Delhi - Agra City tour ( 220kms/4hrs)
This morning after a healthy breakfast at the hotel  start your 3rd day of Indian Golden Triangle tour by driving to Mughal city Agra and On your arrival in Agra check-into your pre booked hotel. In afternoon our guide will take you to sightseeing tour of Agra city starts with Taj Mahal tour, the visit or time spend to the Taj Mahal will long be remembered by you, Listed among most amazing Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal is the emblem of eternal love. The Taj Mahal was built in 1653 by late Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Built with white marble, this monument is on top of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This epitome of love leaves the visitors speechless with its architectural magnificence. In the presence of moon light, it excels like a flawlessly carved diamond; looking as if instantly out of some magical saga and Later visit the Huge Agra fort or Red fort of Agra a UNESCO world heritage site and 2nd most famous monument of Agra, built by the great Emperor Akbar, this was main residence of Mughal rulers till 1638 buit of Red stand stones. If time permits, you may also visit the Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah also known as Baby Taj Mahal. Post finishing place to visit in Agra tour or perfect itinerary for Agra tour or place to see in Agra or things to do in Agra or tour of important tourist attractions in Agra. Drop to Hotel, Relaxing night stay in Agra. Note:- Taj Mahal closed on Friday

Day 04:- Agra - Jaipur ( 260 kms/ Approx 5 hrs)
After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, Start your 4th day of Golden Triangle tour India and drive to Jaipur city popularly known as the pink city India. This is the only city in the world designed in such a way it symbolises the nine divisions of the universe through the nine rectangular sectors subdividing it as per Vedic architecture. The historic walled city of Jaipur in Rajasthan was established on the plain unlike other cities of this region which are situated on hilly terrains, It was founded in 1727 AD (18th Cent.) under the rule of Sawai Jai Singh II. Jaipur is known for its exemplary architectural legacy which is based on ancient Hindu, Mughal and western cultures. Pink city Jaipur made its official entry into the UNESCO World Heritage Site list recently in 2019. On arrival in Jaipur check in to your hotel stay overnight in Jaipur hotel.

Day 05:- Jaipur City tour
Post breakfast at hotel, meet your tour guide for full day Jaipur tour, start with first visiting Amber Fort (one need to reach here by 8:30-9:00 am, to avoid rush and heat) fort is situated on one end of city, Amber fort is huge is size and it has unique history, present day Amber fort was built by Raja Man Singh main attractions within Amber fort are Sheesh Mahal, Diwan-e-aam, temples and underground tunnels. Next place to see in Jaipur is Jal Mahal which is a huge palace situated in the middle of Man Sagar lake, from distance the water palace looks like its only one floor palace but in reality is four levels of this palace beneath the water. Post Lunch visit Hawa Mahal or winds palace is a architectural marvel designed by Lal Chand Ustad in 1799, The main purpose was to allow royal family ladies to see marketplace and busy streets from several jharokhas and without being seen, Then visit City palace of Jaipur which is full of architectural wonders and it is official residence of present day Royal family, it is divided into two parts one contains several courtyards along with museums and the other where present day royal family still resides. Also visit Jantar Mantar an astronomical observatory adjoining the City Palace complex, Later in evening you may visit Albert Hall and insta sensation Patrika gate, post fun filled Jaipur city tour by ghum india ghum return back to hotel and overnight in Jaipur.

Day 06:- Jaipur to Chennai (by flight/Own Expense) | Chennai local
 This Morning, post yummy breakfast at the hotel in Jaipur, relax check out as per hotel check-out time and it's time to say goodbye to Jaipur with many lifelong memories of the Delhi Agra Jaipur tour, And drop to Jaipur airport to board a flight to Chennai. On arrival in Chennai, meet and greet our representative and  proceed for the sightseeing of famous places in Chennai which includes Besant nagar beach, Marina beach- one of the biggest beaches in India, Kapaleeshwar temple, Ramakrishna temple etc.. overnight stay at the Chennai hotel.

Day 07:- Chennai - Mahabalipuram city tour (60kms /1.5hrs)
After Tasteful breakfast at the hotel, proceed to another exciting and heritage city Mahabalipuram. On arrival check-in to the hotel. Later on proceed for Places to visit in Mahabalipuram which includes the ThirukadalMallai, Iconic Shore Temple, Pancha Pandava Rathas, Arjuna’s penance, caves, and Krishna’s butterball. overnight stay in Mahabalipuram hotel. This is the best suited itinerary for Mahabalipuram. It covers tours of all beaches in Mahabalipuram

Day 08:- Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry City tour (97kms/2hrs)
Post delicious breakfast at hotel check-out from the hotel and transfer to Pondicherry which is famous for its beautiful beaches and second most visited beach destination in India after Goa . On arrival check-in to the hotel . Later on proceed for the places to visit in Pondicherry which includes a tour of the pondicherry beach, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Boat house, Auroville, Museum. Overnight stay at the Pondicherry hotel.

Day 09:- Pondicherry Full Day tour package
After yummy breakfast at the hotel, proceed for the remaining sightseeing in Pondicherry as per best itinerary for Pondicherry which includes, Arrikamedu, In street, Ayee mandapam, Bharathi park, Memorial house, Paradise Beach and rest of the day free to relax at the beach. Overnight stay in Pondicherry hotel. This tour covers all beaches in Pondicherry and it includes all things to do in Pondicherry.

Day 10:- Pondicherry to Tanjore tour (170kms/4.5hrs)
Today after a delightful breakfast at the hotel, drive to Tanjore. After checking into the hotel at Tanjore and take rest for a while, Later proceed for Place to visit in Tanjore - Starts with visiting world famous Brihadeeswara temple it is one of the biggest and largest temple in South India and is also one of the best example of Dravidian architecture, Also visit the palace, art gallery and Saraswati Mahal library. Overnight stay at the hotel in Tanjore. It is the best tour itinerary for Tanjore.

Day 11:- Tanjore to Trichy to Tanjore
Post mouthwatering breakfast proceed for a day trip to Trichy from Tanjore - Trichy tour package includes visit to famous Rock fort temple, Thiruvanaikaval temple, Elakurichi and vayalur. After visiting Trichy tourist places, drive back to Tanjore. overnight stay at the hotel in Tanjore.

Day 12:- Tanjore to Madurai (190kms/3.5hrs)
After Yummy breakfast at hotel, check out from hotel and drive to Madurai, on arrival check into hotel. Afternoon proceed for places to visit in Madurai - Start by visiting Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple this famous Hindu temple is situated on bank of the River Vaigai, Later explore Thirumalai Nayak palace, Thiruparankundram temple, Alagar koil and Gandhi museum. Post completion of tourist place in Madurai . Overnight stay at the hotel in Madurai. This is the best itinerary for Madurai.

Day 13:- Madurai to Thekkady (140kms/3.5hrs)
After breakfast a healthy buffet breakfast at hotel, Check out and drive to Thekkady . Thekkady is famous in the world for its wildlife sanctuary and it is also known as Periyar. On arrival check in the hotel, Later in the afternoon post lunch (own expense) proceed for a boat cruise(need to book in advance) on Periyar Lake. Here you will be able to see a variety of wildlife animals, which include elephants, monkeys, deer, wild boar etc.  In the evening you may take an Elephant ride at Periyar wildlife and rest of the day is at leisure. Stay overnight at a hotel in Thekkady.

Day 14:- Thekkady - Alleppey (140kms/3.5hrs)
After delicious breakfast at the hotel in Thekkady, check out from the hotel, Drive to next Alleppey which is our personal favorite destination in Kerala, On arrival,  Check-in  to the houseboat which is the most awaited moment of this tour. Around 1300 hrs check in at the Houseboat and have your lunch (which you can order 1 day in advance) and start your cruise through the rich and splendid view of the backwater of Kerala. Just relax at the pre-booked deluxe/Premium/Luxury houseboat for wonderful Kerala backwater tours by Ghum India Ghum. Surrounding landscape is such that It will be a unique and exclusive lifetime experience. Boats will be cruising alongside the village sides and paddy fields witnessing the core life of the Kerala villages for the whole day. You may opt for Kerala Massage during your houseboat journey too. These houseboats are fully furnished with bedrooms, a kitchen and all modern amenities. Later in the evening have Dinner with light romantic music and overnight stay at the houseboat.

Day 15:- Alleppey to Cochin city tour (55kms/1.5hrs)
Post tempting breakfast at houseboat, Check out with lots of memorable memories and later proceed to Cochin. On arrival check in Hotel. Post lunch in the afternoon go for Place to visit in Cochin. start with the Famous Dutch Palace-built by the Portuguese in 1557AD and subsequently renovated by the Dutch after 1663. The murals are perhaps the best in India. Iconic Jewish Synagogue - built in 1568 and the oldest Synagogue in the Commonwealth are at Mattancherry. Late in the evening visit St. Francis Church - which was built in 1510 and one of the oldest European churches in India, Chinese Fishing Nets- introduced by the court of Kublai Khan can be seen in Fort Cochin. Fort Cochin Beach etc. Evening back to the hotel and overnight.

Day 16:- Kochi Departure
This is the toughest day on your trip because you need to pack your belonging with reminiscence of your Incredible India journey, post healthy breakfast, Check-out from your hotel in Kochi and Our driver cum representative will pick you and drop to Kochi airport as per your return flight time, during airport transfer you can recall all your memories about India and its culture. Go back to your sweet home with a lifelong experience. Don't forget to write your review  for Ghum India Ghum which is a leading tour operator in india, travel agency in Delhi, travel agents in Delhi, Tour Operator for kerala

Important information


Package cost as per 02 person travelling together
16 nights accommodation as per the itinerary with breakfast.
1N Deluxe Houseboat stay with all meals
Surface travel by exclusive air conditioned car.
All transfers , sightseeing , excursions as per the itinerary.
Local English speaking guides in Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Kochi for 1 Day
Elephant ride in Jaipur (subject to availability)
All taxes, driver allowances, parking etc.
01 South Indian Dinner on a houseboat.

For Solo Traveler Paid extra 899 USD Extra


Meals Not Mentioned In The Itinerary
All Adventure Activities Charges
Whatever not mentioned in inclusions
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..


City  Durations Deluxe Premium  Luxury
Delhi 2N Suncourt Yatri Golden Grand ITC Welcome
Agra 1N Mapple Grand Fern Clark Shiraz
Jaipur 2N The White Tulip Golden Tulip Trident
Chennai 1N Iris Benzz Park Radission
Mahabalipuram 1N Mamalla Heritage Ideal Beach Resort MGM
Pondicherry 2N Surguru Atithi Hotel   Le Pondy
Tanjore 2N Lakshmi Hotel Sangam Savatam
Madurai 1N Astoria by Sparsa JC Residency Madurai Heritage
Periyar 1N Jungle Park Tree Top Forest Canopy
Alleppey 1N Deluxe Houseboat Deluxe houseboat Premium Houseboat
Cochin 1N Dunes Continental Grand Hotel Trident

Hotel will be same or Similar Category hotel depends on availability


Which place is known as the Golden Triangle?

Delhi Agra and Jaipur are the cities which make Indian Golden Triangle tour,  These cities are situated in three different Indian state and when you travel to these cities they make triangular shape route map, So these cities tour famously called as Indian Golden Triangle tour packages

Which ​are place​s ​included in with​ ​with Golden triangle with South India and Backwaters Tour Package?

Delhi, Agra and Jaipur are the cities which make the Indian Golden Triangle tour, apart From these 3 places this package also gives you a chance ​to visit important places in South India along with a relaxing holiday on the backwaters of Kerala. This package includes a tour of places like capital city Chennai, Mahabalipuram, Pondicherry, temple cities Tanjore, Trichy and Madurai In Tamil Nadu. Periyar national park,  Munnar , Backwaters of Alleppey and Kochi in Kerala. 

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$ 949/INR 73999pp
Per Person

Number of travelers

1 adults - 0 childeren
Ages 0 - 17

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