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This unique Golden Triangle tour offering journey in historical sites of
Delhi, Pink city Jaipur and around the city of Taj for memorable holidays.
Enjoy backwater adventure in Kovalam city of Kerala, sightseeing in wildlife
of Periyar and visit Mumbai historical caves & famous museums of India.
Day - 1 - Arrive Delhi - Jaipur (250 km- 5 hrs)
You arrive in Delhi by International flight. After traditional Swagat'
(Welcome), our representative would assist you at the airport & to our
hotel for check-in. After some rest & breakfast in the hotel we will
check-out of the hotel & proceed for Delhi sightseeing.
At 1000 hrs, we will take you for a half Day sightseeing tour of Humayun's
Tomb, Lotus temple (Closed on Monday) & Qutub Minar.Later we will leave
for Jaipur, the flamboyant capital of Rajasthan. On arrival at Jaipur, our
representative will meet & assist you to check-in at our hotel.
Overnight Hotel- Jaipur (B)
Day - 2 - Jaipur
After an early breakfast, we drive 11 km to Amber, the capital of the
gallant Rajputs from 1037 to 1728 AD. We ride on elephant back & reach
Fort situated on hill & then visit the Fort Palace. Later we visit City
Palace, Birla Temple, Jantar Mantar Observatory & Palace of Winds.
Overnight Hotel- Jaipur (B)
Optional Excursion to Chokhi Dhani : An evening excursion to Chokhi Dhani
complex, ethnic village resort located at a distance of 15 km from Jaipur.
Rajasthani village atmosphere is recreated on the sprawling ground &
includes the entertainment by folk dancers & musicians. Guests can move
around freely & enjoy the evening. Later drive back to the Hotel for
Day - 3 - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (260 km - 6 hrs)
After breakfast, we'll depart at 0900 hrs to Agra. En route we visit
Fatehpur Sikri, a masterpiece in sandstone with the stunning elegance of its
palaces & courts. Further proceed to Agra, upon arrival we check-in
hotel at Agra. Evening at leisure. Overnight Hotel- Agra. (B)
Day - 4 - Agra
Agra, erstwhile capital of great Mughals & known for Taj Mahal. It has
always fascinated Indians & foreigners alike. Most of Agra is on West
bank of river Yamuna, with the Agra Fort & Taj Mahal at its nucleus. Taj
Mahal is quite simply one of mankind's most remarkable creations. After
early breakfast, we leave for sighseeing at 0800 hrs to visit the incredible
architectural excellence of Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday), built by Emperor
Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Next we visit Agra
Fort, built principally as a military establishment by Akbar in 1565. The
red sandstone Agra Fort was partially converted into a palace during Shah
Jahan's time. This massive Fort is 2.5 km long & is considered as the
predecessor of the Delhi Red Fort.
Later in the afternoon we visit Itmad-ud-Daulah Tomb, built by Noor Jahan,
wife of Mughal Emperor Jahangir, in memory of her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg.
Before Taj Mahal was built, its rough design was already standing in the
form of Itmad ud Daulah's Tomb. Next we visit Sikandara, Akbar's tomb. In
the evening enjoy the Magic show performed by the local magician. Overnight
Hotel- Agra. (B)
Day - 5 - Agra - Mathura & Vrindavan - Delhi (220 km - 5 hrs)
Jai Gurudev Temple, Mathura Early morning post breakfast we will depart for
Delhi at 0730 hrs, En route we visit Mathura (Shri Krishna Janmabhumi
Temple) & Vrindavan (Bankey Bihari Temple & ISKCON Temple) (Temples
is close between 1200-1600 hrs), related with birth & childhood of Lord
Later we continue our drive to Delhi & on arrival our guide will take
you for a sightseeing trip to Gandhi Memorial at Raj Ghat & then drive
around India Gate & President's House. Overnight Hotel- Delhi (B)
Day - 6 - Delhi - Cochin (Flt IC-165 / 0800 - 1250 Hrs.)
Morning transfer to airport to board the flight for Cochin, Upon arrival
our representative would meet & assist you at the airport & to our
hotel for check-in. Cochin always had a very popular & historical sea
trade connection with Middle East, Mediterranean Europe, Dutch &
British. It has one of the finest natural harbours on the Arabian coastline.
Its cosmopolitan character is reflected in the buildings & structures
representing different regions of the world. It is one of the few places in
the world where one can see a Jewish synagogue, Portuguese churches,
architecture, mosques, temples & Chinese fishing nets, all in one city.
A city of peninsulas & islands, today it is Kerala's commercial hub.
Later in the afternoon we leave for a half Day city tour of Cochin, with
visits to St. Francis' Church, Dutch Palace (Built by the Portuguese), Jew
Town, the Jewish Synagogue built in the year 1568, spice market, where the
air is filled with the pungent smell of spices, & Chinese fishing nets.
In the evening we see Kerala's most popular classical dance, Kathakali.
Overnight Hotel- Cochin (B)
Day - 7 - Cochin - Periyar (160 km - 04hrs)
Today we leave at 0900 hrs to Periyar. Upon arrival at Periyar, we assist
you to check in at our hotel. Set on an attractive lakeside, its South
India's most popular Wildlife Sanctuary,a nice place to cruise on lake &
have an opportunity to see wildlife. Its home to tigers, leopards,
elephants, bison (gaur),sambhar antelopes, wild boar, money & wide
variety of birds. Late afternoon at 1500 hrs we shall take you on a guided
Spice & plantation tour in one of Spice Garden Plantations for which
this region is famous. Overnight Hotel- Periyar (B)
Day - 8 - Periyar
Tourist at Periyar lake Early morning before breakfast at 0630 hrs we go
for wildlife viewing of the sanctuary on lake Periyar by boat cruise. After
two hours of wildlife viewing we get back to the hotel for breakfast. Rest
of the Day is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight Hotel-
Day - 9 - Periyar- Kumarakom (135 km-3 hrs)
Today we leave for Kumarakom known for its backwaters, huge Vembanad Lake &
famous Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Late in the afternoon we visit the Bird
sanctuary. There are two seasons for birds: between October & February
there are cormorants, teals, & other ducks & from February to July
there are darters (snake birds), night herons, egrets, & Siberian
storks. It also has golden backed woodpecker, crow pheasant, white-breasted
water hen & tree pie. Overnight Hotel- Kumarakom (B)
Day - 10 - Kumarakom - Thothapalli (Overnight Houseboat)
Morning at leisure. In the afternoon embark the houseboat, locally called
Kettuvallam, & cruise around backwaters of Alleppey, observe &
experience the daily life of the villagers along the backwaters.
Overnight stay at the houseboat. (B, L, D)
Day - 11 - Thothapalli - Kovalam (85 km- 2 hrs)
Arrive Thothapalli, next we head for Kovalam, South of Trivandrum, one of
India's best beaches & famous for water sports in Southern India. Day is
invested in exploring unbounded beauty of this place. Overnight Hotel-
Day - 12 - Kovalam - Trivandrum - Kovalam (16 km - 30 mins. Oneway)
Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Trivandrum Today we leave for an excursion to
Trivandrum, located on the Southwestern tip of India. Famous for its long
shorelines with glorious beaches, historic monuments, backwater stretches &
rich cultural heritage, Trivandrum undoubtedly makes an ever-popular
destination. We spend half Day here covering Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Shri
Chitra Art Gallery & Museum. Later we drive back to Kovalam. Overnight
Hotel- Kovalam (B)
Day - 13 - Kovalam - (16 km - 30 mins) Trivandrum - Mumbai ( Flt: 9W-337
/ 1335-1535 Hrs.)
Morning post breakfast on-time transfer to the airport to board the flight
for Mumbai. Upon arrival at Mumbai Airport, assistance & transfer to
hotel for check-in. Later in the afternoon we leave for a half Day
sightseeing tour covering the Gateway of India, the entrance to the port of
Mumbai. It was built to commemorate the visit of King George V in 1911.
Historically the Gateway holds greater significance as the last of the
British troops, which left independent India by sea, marched through its
portals. If time permits then we would visit Prince Wales Museum &
Marine Drive which runs along the shore of the Arabian Sea from Nariman
Point past Chowpatty Beach to the foot of Malabar Hill. Overnight Hotel-
Day - 14 - Depart Mumbai
Our tour concludes : We thanks you for your patronage & ensures a
punctual transfer to the International airport for your onward travel.
Tour Cost (Using Budget Hotels)
Airfare extra (Airfares are subject to change as per airlines
|Based on minimum 02 pax
||US$ 910 per person on twin sharing basis
|Based on minimum 04 pax
||US$ 745 per person on twin sharing basis
|Based on minimum 08 pax
||US$ 645 per person on twin sharing basis
|Based on minimum 12 pax
||US$ 635 per person on twin sharing basis
|Single room supplement
|Delhi - Cochin
||US$ 426 per person in economy class
|Trivandrum - Mumbai
||US$ 251 per person in economy class
Above Cost Includes :
- Rates are not valid from 20 December to 10 January
- Monument charges : US$ 70 per person extra
- Optional tour to Chokhi Dhani : US$ 15 per person extra
- Supplement cost of Local speaking escort : US$ 325
Cost Does Not Include :
- 13 nights accommodation on twin sharing basis with early check in
- All meals in Darjeeling, Pemayangtse, Gangtok and Kalimpong
- A/C transportation as per the itinerary (No transportation on
- Local English speaking guide for Darjeeling, Gangtok, Kalimpong &
- Elephant ride in Jaipur.
- Magic show in Agra.
- Boat cruise in Cochin.
- Kathakali dance show in Cochin.
- Boat safari in Periyar
- Spice & plantation tour in Periyar.
- All presently applicable taxes.
- Any airfare or airport tax.
- Expenses of personal nature.
- Monument charges.
- Any other expenses not mentioned in the cost includes.