Beaches With Golden Triangle
Duration : 1 7 Nights / 18 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Cochin - Munnar - Thekkady - Alleppy - Kovalam - Goa - Mumbai
Day 01 : Delhi
On arrival at the airport our representative will meet you at the airport arrival lounge, and will provide you transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi
Morning after breakfast full day city sightseeing tour of Old Delhi & New Delhi.
Old Delhi - the 350-year-old walled city was built by Emperor Shah Jehan in 1648 as his capital. Opposite the fort are the black and white onion dome and minarets of the Jama Masjid, the most elegant mosque in India. Raj Ghat is worth a visit where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948.
New Delhi - the new capital designed by Sir Edward Lutyens. An interesting drive in the one passing through the impressive Rajpath from the World War I memorial arch, the India Gate towards the Presidential Palace. Visit Humayun's Tomb built in 1565 AD, Safdarjung's Tomb, the Qutub Minar, 72 meters high and the most curious antique, the uncorroded Iron Pillar, which dates back to the 4th century AD. In the evening return to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi - Jaipur (260 km) 4 hrs
After breakfast drive to Jaipur, on arrival check in at the hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Jaipur, the picturesque capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur, is color washed pink - the color associated with hospitality in Rajput culture. Built in 1727 A.D. by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, Jaipur displays a remarkable harmony and architectural splendor. The ancient heart of the Pink City still beats in its fairy-tale palaces, rugged fortresses perched on barren hills and broad avenues that dot the entire city. The only planned city of its time, a formidable wall encircles Jaipur. There is a timeless appeal to Jaipur's colorful bazaars where one can shop for Rajasthani handlooms and trinkets. Beautiful laid out gardens and parks, attractive monuments and marvelous heritage hotels, once the residence of Maharajas, are worth admiration. Not to mention the ambling camels and cheerful people in multi-hued costumes make your trip to the pink city a memorable one.
Day 04 : Jaipur
Morning an excursion tour of Amber Fort, In the afternoon Visit City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Observatory, Hawa Mahal etc. Overnight at hotel.
(At a short distance of 11 kms from Jaipur, the Amber Fort complex stands amidst wooded hills overlooking the Delhi-Jaipur highway, with its forbidding ramparts reflected in the still waters of the Maota Lake below. One of the finest examples of Rajput architecture, it was the ancient capital of the Kachhawah rulers. The original palace was built by Raja Man Singh and additions were made later by Sawai Jai Singh.)
Day 05 : Jaipur - Agra (230 km) 4 hrs
Morning after breakfast drive to Agra, en route visit Fateh Pur Sikri. On arrival at Agra check in at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Fatehpur Sikri : Fatehpur Sikri, 38 km from Agra, was one of the capital cities of Akbar after the childless Mughal was blessed with a son with the blessings of the Sufi saint, Sheikh Salim Chisti, who lived here. The new capital came up in 1569. Through the Juxtaposition of the buildings seems whimsical, they are thoughtfully planned, imparting an atmosphere of playful brilliance. Towering, walls on three sides surround the rectangular-shaped city, accessible through nine gates, and an artificial lake is located on the west. Credit for preserving the monuments goes to Lord Curzon. These protected monuments and the city's environs are well maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India.
Day 06 : Agra - Delhi (203 km)
Today we visit Taj Mahal, symbol of eternal love, which stands on the banks of River Yamuna. It was built by the 5th Mughal emperor, Shah Jehan in the year 1631 in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It was completed in 22 years. Further we visit Agra Fort, taken over from the Lodhis by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. The Fort can be more accurately described as a walled palatial city. It was built from red sandstone, often inlaid with white marble & intricate decorations.
We will also visit Sikandara, Akbar's tomb. His son Jahangir completed the construction of the tomb in the year 1613. Itmad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb, built by Nur Jahan between 1622 and 1628. It belongs to the father of Nur Jahan, Ghiyas-ud-Din Beg. He was the Wajir (Chief Minister of Emperor Jehangir). This white marble tomb was. This tomb was the first complete marble Mughal structure.
Later in the afternoon drive to Delhi. On arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 : Delhi - Cochin
Transfer to the domestic airport to board the flight for Cochin. On arrival at the Cochin airport meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Sightseeing of Cochin including Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, St. Thomas Church, St. Mary's Cathedral, Chinese Fishing Nets and, Bolghatty Palace. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 08 : Cochin - Munnar (130 km)
Morning after breakfast drive to Munnar, enjoying the scenic beauty & the marvelous waterfalls, high mountains with the low flying clouds passing by. On arrival at Munnar check in at the hotel. In the evening you can go for sight seeing of Munnar and witness tea gardens spread like a green carpet over hundreds of kilometers, lust green hills, a place so difficult to describe, very low population too far from pollution, most of the covered by Tata tea. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 : Munnar
Morning after breakfast sightseeing tour of Munnar visit including, the Raja Malai, a top peak of Munnar where you can see Neel Thar (mountain goats), Muttupetty dam, Indo Swiss project. In the afternoon enjoy boating in the Lake (optional). Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 : Munnar - Thekkady (100 km)
Morning drive to Thekkady on the way visit Idukki Dam, This is the one of best known wild life centres in India. The Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary here, offers a fairly good chance of seeing the great Indian tiger in its natural habitat. On arrival check in at hotel. In the afternoon we will take you for a sightseeing tour of tea and cardamom plantations. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 11 : Thekkady
Morning, entire day spent at Thekkady-boating through Periyar lake ever memorable. Visiting Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary, Murikkudy, Pandikuzhy etc. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 12 : Thekkady - Kumarakom
Morning, depart Kumarakom by afternoon check into House Boat, backwater Cruise to Alleppey, full bound in houseboat-Traditional Kerala food will served. Overnight stay in house boat.
Day 13 : Alleppey - Kovalam (175 km)
Arrive Alleppey in the morning and then proceed to the Kovalam on the way sight seeing of Trivandrum, visiting Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple, zoo etc. Check into your hotel at Kovalam. Evening free at Leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 14 : Kovalam
Spend entire day at Kovalam beach, the paradise of sun, sea, sand and surf . O/N stay at hotel.
Day 15 : Kovalam - Trivendrum (16 km) - Goa
Morning drive to Trivendrum on arrival transfer to the airport to board the flight for Goa. On arrival at Goa airport meet with our representative at airport arrival lounge and transfer to the Beach Resort. Overnight stay at resort.
Day 16 : Goa
Day free for own activity. Overnight stay Beach Resort.
Variously known as "Rome of the East", "Tourist Paradise" and "Pearl of the Orient", the state of Goa is located on the western coast of India in the coastal belt known as Konkan. The magnificent scenic beauty and the architectural splendors of its temples, churches and old houses have made Goa a firm favorite with travelers around the world. But then, Goa is much more than just beaches and sea. It has a soul which goes deep into unique history, rich culture and some of the prettiest natural scenery that India has to offer.
Day 17 : Goa
Full Day free at leisure at Beaches of Goa. Overnight stay at O/N stay at Beach Resort.
Day 18 : Goa - Mumbai - Departure
Day free at leisure. In the evening transfer to the airport to board the flight for Mumbai, on arrival at Mumbai airport transfer to the international airport to board the flight for onward destination.
Tour and Services Ends.