Arrival Delhi by Flight No. (Please advise your Flight Details?)
On arrival at Delhi airport our representative having a placard displaying your name will meet you at the airport to pick you up and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Delhi.
Delhi City Tour
This morning after breakfast you will proceed for the Delhi sightseeing tour. Today you will visit Jama Masjid-the country’s largest mosque, visit Chandni Chowk and spice market & enjoy Rickshaw Ride in Chandni chowk, then visit the elegant but imposing Red Fort, Raj Ghat-a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, Humayun’s tomb-Delhi’s finest example of Mughal architecture, the famous Lotus Temple of the Baha’i faith, the medieval workmanship of Qutub Minar, The Parliament House, The President House and India Gate. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Delhi.
Delhi to Agra
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to Mughal city Agra. Agra is a major tourist destination in North India because of its many Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, all these three are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. On arrival check in to your hotel. After fresh n up you will visit the famous Taj Mahal-the symbol of love, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. (Taj Mahal Remains Closed on Every Friday) Later, visit the Agra fort, built by the great Emperor Akbar and the tomb of Etimad-ud-Daula often described as Jewel Box or the Baby Taj and is regarded as a draft of the Taj Mahal. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Agra.
Visit Taj Mahal at Sunrise & proceed to Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri & Chand Baori
This early morning at sunrise you can visit the Taj Mahal-again (Optional visit). After visiting the Taj Mahal, return back to your hotel for fresh n up and breakfast. After breakfast you will be transferred to Pink City Jaipur, en route you will visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar and the Chand Baori, a stepwell situated in the Abhaneri village on the way to Jaipur. Chand Baori consists of 3,500 narrow steps over 13 stories. It extends approximately 30 m (100 ft) into the ground making it one of the deepest and largest stepwells in India. On arrival check in to your hotel. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Jaipur.
Jaipur City Tour
This morning after breakfast you will visit the Amber fort nestling among Aravali Hills built in 16th century by Raja Man Singh, enjoy an optional elephant ride at Amber fort subject to additional charges, then visit Jal Mahal (Water Palace) & Hawa Mahal-a Palace of winds- it is the Jaipur’s most famous monument. In the afternoon you will visit the City Palace and Museum, City Palace-conceived and designed by Jai Singh is a fine blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture and is one of the most important architectural landmarks in Jaipur. Walk to the adjacent Jantar Mantar, an astronomical observatory. Rest of the day is free at your leisure for rest or shopping. You can visit the local markets for some window shopping. Jaipur is the most famous marketplace for Handicrafts and Gold & Diamond Jewellery. Overnight at the hotel in Jaipur.
Jaipur to Delhi & Flight to Cochin
This morning after breakfast you can visit the Birla Temple & the famous Monkey Temple (Galta Ji). Later, you will be transferred back to Delhi airport to board your flight to cochin. Flight No. UK-885 departure from Delhi at 15:40 hrs. arriving in Cochin at 18:50 hrs. On arrival pick up and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Cochin.
Cochin City Tour
This morning after breakfast you will proceed for a city tour of Cochin. Your sightseeing will include Fort Kochi beach, The Chinese Fishing Nets, Santa Cruz Basilica, Mattancherry Palace or Dutch Palace & Jewish Synagogue. You can also visit Jew Town, Kerala Folklore Museum, Hill Palace Museum. 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. The Chinese fishing nets found here are the only ones of its kind in India. Dutch Palace: The Dutch Palace was originally built by the Portuguese. Later, in the 17th century, the Dutch modified it and presented it to the Raja (King) of Kochi. Coronation of many Kings of Kochi was held here. The place has a fine collection of mural paintings depicting the scenes from the Hindu epics Mahabharata and Ramayana. 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. Rest of the day is free at your leisure for shopping etc. You can visit M.G Road especially famous for spices, clothes, sculptures and jewelry and Marine Drive, the most popular hangout place in Kochi. Overnight at the hotel in Cochin.
Cochin to Munnar
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to Munnar. En Route you will visit Cheeyappara waterfalls. Cheeyappara is counted amongst Kerala's most splendid waterfalls. Seeing the water gloriously cascade down the seven steps of this Cheeyappara Waterfall is simply a breathtaking experience. Munnar is an idyllic tourist spot in Kerala- The God’s own country. It is undoubtedly one of the best hill stations in Kerala. It is the heaven of tranquility and peace far from the busy and hurried life of cities. On arrival check in at the hotel. Late afternoon you can visit the Tea Museum & Tea Gardens. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Munnar.
This morning after breakfast you will explore Munnar. Munnar is a premium hill station in Kerala situated 1600m above sea level. This transcending hill station is surrounded by gentle undulating hills that are draped by green blushing tea plantations. Some of the highest tea gardens of the world are located in Munnar. The misty hills with tea plantations appear like velvet lawns on the gentle slopes of the hills. Today you can visit Mattupetty Dam, Echo Point, Kundala Lake, Blossom Park, Pothamedu View Point, Attukad Waterfalls, Lakkam Waterfalls, Eravikulam National Park, Anamudi view Point & Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Munnar.
Munnar to Periyar (Thekkady)
This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to Thekkady famous for Spice Plantations and The Periyar Wildlife sanctuary spread across 780 sq. km, of which 360 sq. km is thick evergreen forest; this sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. On arrival check in to your hotel. This afternoon visit Abraham’s Spice Garden- a privately run spice garden that is unique in its own right and one of the most interesting places to visit in Thekkady. Spread over 2 acres, the gardens offer a hands-on experience with an interactive tour that explains cultivation and processing of various spices. Featuring a myriad of species of banana, cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, cloves, vanilla, ginger, turmeric. The place is truly a delight for botany enthusiasts. Later visit Elephant Junction one of the most vibrant places to visit in Thekkady with its unending treasure of flora and fauna, and a host of wildlife species including elephants, Indian bison and Nilgiri Tahrs. The junction also serves as a reservoir of rich tribal culture of Kerala. Take a walk among the deep woods and embrace nature in its most naked form. Interact with wild elephants as you bathe and feed them. Enjoy the rich aroma wafting from cardamom plantations. You can also visit Kadathanadan Kalari Center famous for enjoying Kalaripayattu martial arts, the traditional self-defence practices of Kerala. The place emanates an air of culture and historical heritage of Kerala. It is designed to ensure the safety of guests – as well as enjoying the performance of the martial arts. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Thekkady.
Explore Periyar Wildlife sanctuary & Transfer to Kumarakom
This morning after breakfast you visit The Periyar Wildlife sanctuary spread across 780 sq. km, of which 360 sq. km is thick evergreen forest; this sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. Noted for its geomorphology, diversity of wildlife and scenic beauty, the Reserve attracts visitors all over the world and is one of the world's most fascinating natural wildlife. Further, the splendid artificial lake formed by the Mullaperiyar Dam across the Periyar River adds to the charm of the park. Explore Periyar Tiger Reserve in a unique way by taking the boat ride in Periyar Lake and get an opportunity to witness the beauty of the jungle in a refreshing way. The pristine waters of the lake are calming enough to relax your mind, body and spirit. The boat ride will offer you plenty of chances to catch a glimpse of rare species of birds like the Malabar Grey Hornbill and the Nilgiri Wood Pigeon. This is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat on the lake. The greatest attraction of Periyar, however, are the herds of wild elephants that come down to the play in the lake.
By afternoon you will be transferred to Kumarakom, an enchanting backwater destination located on the Southern coast of India that enjoys a well-balanced tropical climate. Kumarakom is one of the 10 best preferred destinations in India for tourism. The village comprises a cluster of small islands on the famous lake called Vembanad Lake. On arrival check in to your resort. In the evening enjoy the sun set cruise. Overnight at the resort in Kumarakom.
Kumarakom to Alleppey
Today you wake up early in the morning for the grandest show on earth. The sun breaks with a smile and stretches its arm across the river to wish you good morning. This morning, after early breakfast, visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, it is one of those rare places where you can go bird-spotting throughout your holiday. The timings of the sanctuary are from 6.30 AM to 6.30 PM. It is one of such unprecedented places in India that appeals to a specific type of tourist – the bird watchers. Set across 14 hectares of lush, sprawling green lands, the large sanctuary houses some of the rarest and most amazing seasonal birds. 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 Siberian Crane, Night Herons, Pelicans, Parrots, Larks, Flycatchers, Wood Beetle, Golden-backed Woodpeckers are some of the birds that migrate to India all the way from Siberia and Himalayas. 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 rare birds – some of which sadly, may not be around forever. Return back to your hotel and after fresh n up you will be transferred to Alleppey.
Kumarakom to Alleppey & Enjoy Back Water Cruise in Houseboat
This morning around 11:00 hrs. you will be transferred to Alleppey popularly referred to as “Venice of the East” and check-in to the traditional houseboat for Back water Cruise, which will be a unique experience in your life. No tourist can go away from Alappuzha without taking a cruise along the backwaters in a traditional houseboat. The houseboats complete with a well-furnished bedroom, a kitchen and a bathroom. There are drivers and a cook on board. On the houseboat you can observe the everyday life of locals and indulge in bird watching. Enjoy dinner on board and stay overnight in the houseboat.
Alleppey to Cochin Airport (Please advise your Flight Details?)
This morning after breakfast check out from the houseboat and you will be transferred to Cochin airport to board your onward flight.