Destinations: Delhi (2) – Agra (1) – Jaipur (2) – Jodhpur (1) – Udaipur (2) – Mumbai (1) – Kochi (1) – Alleppey (1) – Thekkady (1) – Munnar (2) – Kochi
Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Welcome to India, upon arrival at Delhi International airport you will be transferred to your chosen hotel for 02 nights stay.
Day 02: Delhi
Morning after breakfast, enjoy city tour of Delhi covering Jama Masjid the largest mosque of India; Chandni Chowk one of the oldest and busiest market; photo stop at Red Fort one of the great example of Mughal architecture; India Gate, a war memorial site; Drive pass Parliament, President house and Government buildings built during the British Raj.
Later in the afternoon drive through the beautiful diplomatic area towards to Qutab Minar a world heritage site was commenced to build in 1192 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak, but could only finish the basement. Later his successor Iltutmish added three more storeys and Firoz Shah Tughlak built the fifth and the last storey.
Day 03: Delhi > Agra (205 kms / 4 hrs)
This morning embark on your scenic drive towards to Agra – the city of Taj Mahal, upon arrival check into your hotel for a night stay.
Later, enjoy city tour of Agra covering one of the Seven Wonders of the World TAJ MAHAL built by one of the great Mughal emperor in the memory of his beloved wife. Also visit the historical Agra fort built by Mughals for their military shelter and decided to build few more Palaces with the fort for the residential purpose.
Evening at leisure to relax or explore the colourful city bazaar
Day 04: Agra > Jaipur (245 Kms / 5 ½ hrs)
After breakfast, embark on your drive to Jaipur the city of heroic Rajputs founded in 1727 AD by the greatest rulers of Kachhawaha clan Maharaja Jai Singh.
Upon arrival check into your hotel for 02 nights stay. Rest of the day at leisure to relax at your hotel or may choose optional activities to make your holiday more memorable.
Day 05: Jaipur
After breakfast, begin your guided city tour of Jaipur with an exciting elephant ride to reach a top of the fort (local jeeps also available for those who doesn’t want elephant ride). Amber fort is an excellent instance of Hindu and Muslim architecture built in 16th century.
Then, drive back to have a glimpse of Pink City Jaipur visiting City Palace complex with numerous collection of Royal Rajput, textile, weapons and miniature painting museums. Also see the largest stone observatory Jantar Manter built by Maharaja of Jaipur. Evening enjoy visiting Hawa Mahal the landmark of Pink city Jaipur built by the Maharaja of Jaipur for the Royal ladies to see the daily activities.
Day 06: Jaipur – Jodhpur (330 Kms / 6 ½ hrs)
After breakfast head towards to Jodhpur founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha often called as the blue city of India due to its blue painted houses around the fort.
Upon arrival check into your hotel for a night stay. Rest of the day at leisure to relax at your hotel or may enjoy villages safari (optional) to mingle with the Bishnoi community.
Day 07: Jodhpur – Udaipur, via Ranakpur Temples (285 kms / 06 hrs)
After breakfast, proceed for a guided city tour of blue city jodhpur visiting Mehrangarh fort with its splendid compilation of Palanquins, Elephant encumber, imperiod cribs, outfits and furnishings; also visit Jaswant Thada – a monument of white marble monument built by Maharaja Sardar Singh in 1899 in memory of his father Maharaja Jaswant Singh II.
Later, embark on your scenic drive to Udaipur the city of natural lakes via visiting the famous Ranakpur Jain Temples. Upon arrival check into your hotel for 02 nights stay.
Day 08: Udaipur
After breakfast, enjoy guided city tour of Udaipur visiting the Royal City Palace complex built over a period of approximately 400 years being contributed by several Maharana’s (Kings) of Mewar kingdom. The majesty of the Palace begins right from its entry at the northern Tripoli Gate that carries us to the middle patio, the most excellent place to sight the facade of filigreed terrace & elaborated cupola – topped loom. Also visit Sahelion ki Bari known as the – Garden of Maids of Honour which has decorative backyard constructed by Maharana Sangram Singh for his daughter & the women’s of the Queen"s patio and decorated with a number of spouts, swimming pool and chiselled pavilions.
Also visit the Indo – Aryan Jagdish Temple, built by Maharana Jagat Singh in in the year 1651 AD. It is one of the main and the most gorgeous shrines of Udaipur with notable sculpted descriptions.
Evening, enjoy a refreshing boat ride on Lake Pichola and appreciate the surrounding beauty of the city including the magnificent Lake Palace, Jagmandir and city palace etc.
Day 09: Udaipur – Mumbai (By flight)
Early morning, you will be taken to Udaipur airport to catch your flight to Mumbai. Assistance on arrival at Mumbai airport and transferred to your hotel for a night stay.
Later, proceed for a guided city tour of Mumbai visiting the Gateway of India, Hanging Garden, Dhobi Ghat, Wales of Museum Marine Drive etc.
Day 10: Mumbai – Kochi (By flight)
After an early breakfast, take a ferry to visit Elephanta Island situated 10 kms away from the city centre at an Island a group of Rock cut Temples / caves built in 5th century and named by the Portuguese after putting the statue of an elephant near the corridor area of the island.
Later, you will be transferred to Mumbai airport to catch your flight to Kochi. Upon arrival at Kochi airport and transfer to your chosen hotel for a night stay. Later in the witness kathakali dance performance one of the attraction of kerala which has a 200 years old history with more than 100 different “Mudras” or gesture depicting deities, heroines and kings, demons, heroes each based on episodes from Ramayana and Mahabharata.
Day 11: Kochi – Alleppey (65 Kms / 1 hrs)
After breakfast, proceed for a guided city tour of Kochi visiting the famous attractions of the city such as Mattancherry Palace, Marine Drive, Jewish synagogue, Portuguese Churches and Chinese fishing nets etc.
Later, embark on your short drive to enjoy backwater cruise on a typical Kerala’s houseboat to Alleppey around through the Vembanadu Lake. Enjoy sailing through the amazing backwaters, where the languid pace and Natural beauty is interrupted only by close-up glimpses of traditional village-life style.
Day 12: Alleppey – Thekkady (130 Kms / 3 hrs)
After breakfast, disembark from your traditional house boat and embark on your drive to Thekkady through the picturesque blue hills and spice plantation. Thekkady is also known as Periyar sprawled over an area of 777 square kms and widely famed for its Spice Plantation and Periyar National Park.
Upon arrival check into your hotel for a night stay, later enjoy visiting the spice plantation of cardamom, vanilla, pepper, nutmeg, clove etc. which are grown in and around Periyar.
Day 13: Thekkady – Munnar (110 kms / 3 hrs)
After breakfast, embark on your scenic drive towards to Munnar one of the beautiful hill station in South India, upon arrival check into your hotel for 02 nights stay.
Rest of the day at leisure to relax at your hill resort or enjoy breath-taking walk around your hotel
Day 14: Munnar
After breakfast, enjoy guided city tour of this lovely town visiting Mattupetty lake and dam, enjoy the tranquil atmosphere and appreciate the surrounding natural beauty. You can enjoy boating in the lake (optional) and view the Mountains and landscapes from a far. Also visit Eravikulam National Park, a natural habitat of the rare mountain goat - Nilgiri Tahr and home of Aniamundi (2695m) the highest peak of South India.
Evening visit the Tea plantation and the tea museum, one can satiate their curiosity on different stages of tea processing and also learn about the production of black tea.
Day 15: Munnar – Kochi (130 Kms / 3 hrs)
Today, drive through the beautiful country side to kochi. Upon arrival you will be transferred to Kochi airport to catch your flight to fly back home with the sweet memory of our Magical India Tour for a life time.