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Golden Triangle with Kerala

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Duration: 15 Nights / 16 Days

Destinations Covered: Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi - Trivandrum - Kovalam - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Thekkady - Munnar - Cochin

Day 01 : Arrive Delhi

India Gate, Delhi Tours

Arrival International airport, meet and greet upon arrival. Transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at Delhi. New Delhi is gateway to the country and a bustling metropolis which successfully combines in its fold the ancient & the modern. Due to Its strategic location was one of the prime reasons why successive dynasties chose it as their seat of power. It also represents the Legacy of British left behind. The division between New & Old Delhi is the distinction between the capitals of the British & the Moghuls respectively. So, wherever the visitor goes, he will invariably confront the past of New Delhi.

Day 02 : Delhi

After breakfast proceed to full day city tour of Old and New Delhi, covering Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. Built by Shah Jahan, the construction was started in 1844 and was not completed until 1658. Red Fort, also built by Shah Jehan from 1638 to 1648, Chandni Chowk the old traditional bazars and Rajghat - the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi. After lunch sight seeing continues to New Delhi. Visit Humayuns Tomb : built in mid 16th century this is an early example of Mughal architecture; Qutab Minar, drive past India Gate, President House & Connaught Place. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03 : Delhi - Jaipur

After breakfast drive to Jaipur check in at hotel. Evening free for shopping and leisure. Jaipur is known for handicraft items and other arte facts, Gold and Silver jewellery, semi-precious stones and handcrafted footwear etc.

Day 04 : Jaipur

After breakfast proceed to excursion tour to Amber Fort. Elephant ride from the foothills of the Aravallis to the fort entrance. Amber Fort is located at the distance of 11 kms from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient capital of Jaipur state and the construction of the fort began in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar's army,.

Amer fort and palace is a superb example of Rajput architecture. Afternoon, city tour of Jaipur. Visit the City Palace which has museum having an extensive collection of art, carpets, enamel ware and weapons, Jantar Mantar a observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh in 1728 and the façade of Hawa Mahal. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5 : Jaipur - Agra (256 kms - 5/6 hrs)

Taj Mahal, Agra Vacation Packages

After breakfast drive to Agra enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri the Ghost city, once the capital of Akbar built in 1569. It was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water, the part of city is still in good condition. See the graceful buildings like Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal & other Palaces which are still preserved in its original glory. Continue drive to Agra, overnight at hotel.

Day 6 : Agra - Delhi - Trivandrum(203 kms - 3 hrs)

After breakfast Visit the World Famous TAJ - MAHAL, a testament to the love of Emperor Shahjahan for his beloved queen, Mumtaz Mahal is a much sought after and very commonly visited place located in Agra and India. Agra Fort is another dimension to the city built by Akbar in Red Sandstone when he was through with the consolidation of his power after accession to power in 1654,. Etmadullah's tomb built during 1622-1628 A.D. by Noorjahan in the memory of her father Mirza Ghiyas Beg. It is also known as Baby Taj Mahal. In time drive to New Delhi to catch flight to Trivandrum the capital city of Kerala known as Gods own country. Arrive Trivandrum or Thiruanathpuram and transfer to hotel.

Day 7 : Trivandrum - Kovalam

After half day city tour of Trivandrum drive to Kovalam Trivandrum is known for its culture and temples sight seeing tour coverning Padmanabha swami temple, Natural History Museum, the Napier Museum, The Sri Chitra and the K.C. Panicker Art Galleries, overnight at Kovalam.

Day 8 : Kovalam

The day is at leisure or to explore the famous and elegant sea shore, beaches, natural beauty. Kovalam has some of the best luxurious and exotic beach resorts in Kerala. The beach resorts are well equipped with the best of facilities being offered to the tourists. From exotic cuisine to Ayurvedic rejuvenation packages, overnight at Resort.

Day 9 : Kovalam - Kumarakom

In the morning proceed to Kumarkom (120 km). Kumarakom is a breathtakingly beautiful paradise with divine mangroves and coconut groves, lush green paddy fields, gushing waters snaking through the dense forests. On arrival check in at Hotel. Afternoon visit the Bird Sanctuary, in the evening take an optional sun-set cruise at Vembanad Lake. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 10 : Kumarakom - Alleppey

Alleppey Backwaters, Alleppey Tours

In the morning proceed to Alleppey (70 km) commonly known as Venice of the East. Since time immemorial, the fascinating city of Alleppey has been a travelers first choice. Also known as Allapuzha, it is the best gateway to explore the unspoiled countryside and backwaters in a country boat or Ketuvelam. Check in at Hotel, Evening free or (optional boat cruise in the backwater).

Day 11 : Alleppey - Thekkady

In the morning proceed to Thekkady (3 hrs). On arrival check in at Hotel. The day is at leisure to go around and visit some spice plantations, an Enchanting Town Thekkady is located in central Kerala, is very popular hill station and wildlife centre. In the Periyar Forest of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves of India The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary offers a fairly good chance of seeing the great Indian tiger in its natural habitat, Overnight at hotel.

Day 12 : Thekkady

In the morning proceed to visit Periyar wild life sanctuary to explore rare spices of birds and animals specially tigers and elephants in there natural habitat. The Periyar Widlife sanctuary is spread across 777 sq km, of which 360 sq km is thick evergreen forest, the Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. Noted for its geomorphology, diversity of wildlife and scenic beauty. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13 : Thekkady - Munnar

In the morning proceed to Munnar Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams called Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala, the small town of Munnar is known for its natural beauty and one of the major centers for tea trade of Kerala. Enroute visit Mattupetty is famous for its highly specialized dairy farm. Its and indo swiss project having over 100 varieties of high yielding cattles The Mattupetty Lake and Dam. Overnight at hotel.

Day 14 : Munnar

In the morning visit Tea Gardens. Overnight at hotel.

Day 15 : Munnar - Cochin

Chinese Fishing Nets, Cochin Tours

After breakfast drive to cochin, which is 4hrs drive from Munnar. Cochin or Kochi (new name) "THE QUEEN OF ARABIAN SEA" is the palm green commercial capital of Kerala. Overnight in Cochin. St. Francis Church, Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue and the Chinese fishing nets. Arrive and check in to hotel.

Day 16 : Cochin / Onward Destinations

In time transfer to airport to board flight to onward destinations. End of tour