See the cultural heritage of north India along with Kerala- God's oown country.
North India with Kerala
Destination: Delhi - Amritsar - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Mumbai - Cochin - Munnar - Thekkady - Allepey - Mararikulam - Cochin
Duration: 19 Days/ 18 Nights
Day 01: Delhi
As you reach the Indira Gandhi International Airport, you will be welcomed by our representative in a traditional Indian manner. After the airport formalities, you will be driven to a hotel where you can relax and leisure. The entire day is at your discern - you can enjoy the indoor activities offered by the hotel or move out and explore the nearby areas. You will be spending the night at the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
After having breakfast at the hotel restaurant, you will be taken on a combined guided tour of Old & New Delhi. The tour will include a number of historical and cultural sites such as India Gate, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, Humayun's Tomb, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk and President's House. You will be staying at the hotel overnight.
Day 03: Delhi - Amritsar
On day 3, you will be driven to the railway station from where you will be boarding a train to Amritsar. Amritsar is the foremost Sikh pilgrimage in India because the Golden Temple Gurudwara is located in here. You will be taken on a tour to the Wagah Border which is famous for morning and evening ceremonies which take place for opening and closing the border gates that join India and Pakistan Borders. You will be staying at the hotel overnight.
Day 04: Amritsar-Delhi
After having breakfast at the hotel you will be taken on a guided tour of Amritsar City. During the tour you will be visiting the Golden Temple which is famous for its golden dome and Jalianwala Bagh, the site of the massacre that took place during India's Freedom Struggle. Later you will be driven to the railway station from where you will board a train to Delhi. You will be escorted from Delhi station to a hotel where you will be staying overnight.
Day 05: Delhi - Agra
After having breakfast at the hotel you will be driven to Agra, which is situated about 205 kms away from Delhi. You will be received by our representative at Agra who will help you check-in to a hotel where you can relax for a while. Later you will be visiting a few historical places like Agra Fort and after that The Taj Mahal which was built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. The Taj, standing at the banks of Yamuna River, is a perfect tribute to eternal love. Later after the Taj, you will visit Itmad Ud Daulah's Tomb. In the evening, you will be driven to the hotel.
Day 06: Agra - Jaipur
You will be visiting Fatehpur Sikri built entirely with sandstones once the capital of Mughal Empire and later abandoned by Emperor Akbar. After a while you will be driven to the next destination Jaipur. As you reach Jaipur you will be escorted to a hotel where after relaxing for a while you will be taken on a stroll to the city so you can closely witness the daily life of the people in Jaipur. In evening you will visit the ethnic village restaurant Chokhi Dhani. You will stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 07: Jaipur
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken on an excursion to Amber Fort on elephant back, in a perfect Maharaja style. Later during the day you will be visiting Jaipur Observatory popularly known as Jantar Mantar, City Palace Museum and Wind Palace or Hawa Mahal. You can also enjoy man driven tricycle ride in the busy markets of Jaipur. You will be staying at the hotel overnight.
Day 08: Jaipur - Udaipur
In the morning, you will be driven to the Jaipur airport from where you will board a flight to Udaipur. Our representative will receive you at the Udaipur airport and thereafter will help you check into a hotel. Later during the day, you will be visiting a number of important historical and cultural places like Sahelion Ki Bari, City Palace Museum and Jagdish Temple. Soon after, you will be taken on a boat ride on Lake Pichola where you can enjoy photography. Stay overnight would be the hotel.
Day 09: Udaipur - Ranakpur - Udaipur
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken on an excursion to Ranakpur to visit the beautifully carved Jain temples. The Jain temples are crafted out of marble and the carvings and craftsmanship on walls and ceilings of the temple are simply breathtaking. After that you will be driven back to Udaipur where you can stroll at the lakeside and take pictures.
Day 10: Udaipur - Mumbai
Early morning, you will be driven to the airport from where you will board a flight to Mumbai. Our executive will receive you at Mumbai airport and escort you to a hotel where you will check-in and after relaxing for a while you will be taken for a city sightseeing tour. You will visit Kamala Nehru Park, Hanging Gardens, Mahalaxmi Temple, The Prince of Wales Museum and Marine Drive. You will stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 11: Mumbai - Elephanta Caves - Mumbai
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be driven to a port near the Gateway of India. After exploring the Gateway of India for a while you will be taken on a boat ride to the rock cut caves of Elephanta. Explore the Elephanta caves for some time and later catch a boat back to the Gateway of India. You have the entire evening at your discern - you can explore the city on your own or stay back and rest at the hotel. Overnight stay would be at the hotel.
Day 12: Mumbai - Cochin
fter having a lavish breakfast at hotel, you will be driven to the airport from where you will board a flight to Cochin. After reaching Cochin you will be accommodated at a hotel. Later you will be taken on a sightseeing tour of Cochin which will include a visit to Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church and Chinese fishing nets. An optional performance of Kathakali Dance or Martial Arts can be arranged in the evening. You will stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 13: Cochin - Munnar
You will be driven to Munnar from Cochin. Munnar is a tea estate and the drive from Cochin to Munnar will be a cherishing moment, for you as you will be driving through the plantation. You will check-in to a hotel in Munnar. Later you will be visiting Christ Church and Mattupetty Lake. In the evening, if you want, you can explore Munnar a little more on your own. You will stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 14: Munnar - Thekkady
After having breakfast at the hill resort, you will be driven to Thekkady, popularly known as Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. On arrival, you will be accommodated at a jungle resort and after relaxing for a while, you will be taken on a jungle safari. You can enjoy boat rides on the lake and take a walk in the natural greens. You will be spending the night at the jungle resort.
Day 15: Thekkady - Alleppey
The morning would keep you engaged in a number of jungle activities. Thereafter, you will be driven to Alleppey where you will check-in to a house boat fully furnished with modern amenities. You can enjoy the greens as your houseboat sails on the beautiful backwaters through many villages and fields. Your houseboat will sail during the day time and in the night it will be stationed near the backwaters and everything will be served to you on board. You will stay overnight in the houseboat.
Day 16: Allepey - Mararikulam
After sunrise, continue towards the finishing point. As soon as you reach jetty, you will be driven to a beautiful backwater resort in Mararikulam. You can enjoy the indoor recreational activities like swimming and other indoor games offered by the resort. Enjoy the leisure time at the resort. Stay at the resort overnight.
Day 17: Mararikulam
This is a rest day. You can leisure out at the resort, relax and try to sink in the abundance of natural beauty around you. You can also enjoy the ayurvedic massages at the resort. You will be staying at the resort overnight.
Day 18: Mararikulam - Cochin
After having breakfast at the resort, you will be driven to Cochin Airport to board a flight back to Delhi. As soon as you reach Delhi airport our executives will receive you and after you are done with the airport formalities, you will be driven to a hotel where you will stay overnight.
Day 19: Delhi
You will be driven to the international airport early in the morning. Our representative would help you with the transfer, while you move towards your onward destination.