DELHI – AGRA(with Fatehpur Sikri) – KERALA
Planning to visit India for the first time? There is no better option than the Golden Triangle Tour - covering Delhi, Agra and Kerala. Being the most popular tourist route in India, our incredible package itinerary comprising the three famous and the most attractive destinations of India having grandeur, history and beauty will guide you through the richness of culture and heritage which defines the unique identity of India.
Day 01 - Arrival | Local Sightseeing, Delhi:
On your arrival at Delhi airport or railway station, our representative will meet you to pick you up and transfer to your hotel. On the way, you will drive past India Gate, the President´s House, Parliament House and the Government Secretariat Buildings. Rest of the day, you may go for a city orientation tour or would rather relax yourself in your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in your hotel in Delhi.
Day 02 - Delhi | Local Sightseeing:
Today, after breakfast, enjoy a city tour of Delhi. Visit Raj Ghat, drive past Jama Masjid and the Red Fort. Time permitting, shop in the local market of Chandni Chowk. In the afternoon, visit Qutub Minar and enjoy the serene beauty of the Lotus Temple in the evening. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 03 - Delhi to Agra:
Today after breakfast, you may visit the famous Akshardham temple. Your journey continues then to another historical and romantic city of Agra. On arrival in Agra, check in at your hotel and relax for a while. This afternoon, visit the Agra fort built by the great Emperor Akbar, containing the Royal residential palaces, the Halls of Public and Private Audience and beautiful gardens. By evening, visti the Mehtab Bagh, a garden built on the banks of Yamuna River making it the best place to view the Taj Mahal from here. Mehtab Bagh provides also a great rejoice and wonderful photo opportunity for shutterbugs courtesy of the views of the Taj Mahal.
Visit then the Kalakriti cultural centre of watching Mohabbat-the-Taj, the popular musical drama which narrates the romantic story of the Taj Mahal.
Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Agra.
Day 04 - Agra:
After Breakfast, visit the famous Taj Mahal - the symbol of love, built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Take some awesome photos of you together in front of this historic symbol of love and romance.
Visit the Taj Museum, located inside Jal Mahal in the complex of the Taj Mahal, visited by hundreds of tourists who wish to learn more about the history of the Taj Mahal.
Afternoon, proceed to the Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. The site is well known for its spiritual atmosphere and qawaalis and offers the perfect retreat into a place where time stands still. The Fatehpur Sikri offers also excellent opportunity for marvellous photo lovers.
You may then also visit Dayal Bagh if time permits. Dinner and overnight stay in your hotel in Agra.
Day 05 - Agra to Delhi
Have your breakfast in hotel and then drive back to Delhi. Enroute, you may visit Humayun´s Mosque and the Baby Taj Mahal. It is also interesting to visit Sikandara - the mausoleum of Emperor Akbar. If time permits, visit also Mathura - the birth place of Lord Krishana. Dinner and overnight stay in your hotel in Delhi.
Day 06 - Delhi to Kochi: Flight
Today, you may take domestic flight from Delhi to Kochi, Kerala. On arrival at Kochi, pickup & transfer to hotel. After check in and short relaxation break, go for a city tour or go for a city orientation walk and visit the nearby famous Edappally church. Alternatively, you may spend the rest of the day at leisure in your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay is at your hotel in Kochi.
Day 07 - Kochi to Kumarakom:
After breakfast, you may make a sightseeing city tour to your interested attractions in Cochin. Your sightseeing will include visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Kochi, Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry Palace or “Dutch Palace”, St. Francis Church, Tomb of Vasco da Gama etc.
Afternoon, drive to Kumarakom and visit Hill Palace on the way. After your arrival in Kumarakom- a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake, check in and relax. Choose a canoe or motor boat and devour the beauty of this backwater paradise at its best. Have your dinner in hotel and enjoy the serene beauty of tranquil life in Kumarakom. Overnight at your hotel in Kumarakom.
Day 08 – Alleppey Houseboat:
After breakfast in your hotel, go for a village walk with an auto rickshaw. Thereafter, take a short break in your hotel and after check out drive to Alleppey Backwaters and check in to the houseboat for an enchanting backwater cruise on the canals and rivers of the backwaters. Enjoy our complimentary lunch with typical Kerala dish on the houseboat and go on for the cruise through the narrow water ways while you can watch the fishermen picking up and catching the Chinese fishing nets. Relax and enjoy!
Take some awesome photos of you together and enjoy a candle light dinner and spend a serene unwinding night in this oasis of silence! Overnight stay is on the houseboat in Alleppey.
Day 09 – Alleppey to Thekkady:
After breakfast, check out from the houseboat and drive to Thekkady. Enroute, visit the famous religious attractions like Bharananganam church, Thirunakkara temple, Pattumala church, etc. Drive then through the pepper, cardamom and tea plantations all the way to Thekkady, to the highest city in Kerala. After arrival and check in to your hotel, relax and then go for the Kathakali show offered in city. Dinner and overnight stay in your hotel in Thekkady.
Day 10 – Thekkady:
Today after breakfast, make a spices garden visit. Then enjoy the very interesting elephant ride and bath. You may then go for a boating through the Periyar National Park around noon. It is also interesting to make a city walk in the afternoon and make some shopping. In the evening, visit the Kathakali show offered in the city. Enjoy a cooking demonstration offered in your hotel as you return for dinner. Enjoy your dinner and have a good night in your hotel in Thekkady.
Day 11 - Thekkady to Munnar:
After breakfast, transfer to Munnar. On the way you will be again guided by pepper, cardamom and tea plantations. Enjoy the beautiful serenity of Munnar. On the way, you may visit the famous Anayirangal Dam along with an interesting boat ride. Check in at hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at your hotel in Munnar.
Day 12 – Munnar:
After breakfast, full day sightseeing at Munnar – Tea plantations walk, visit to Tea Factory, Jeep ride to Kolukkumalai tea plantations, tribal village visit, massaging etc. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Munnar.
Day 13 - Munnar to Cherai Beach:
After breakfast, check out from your hotel and visit the famous Eco Point in Munnar. Drive all the way to Cherai Beach. On the way, you may also visit the elephant training centre and the nearby botanical garden in Kodanad.
Reach Cherai beach at the earliest, check in at your beach resort and enjoy your tranquil beachside life in this great location of the resort between Arabian Sea and backwaters and get simply relaxed and rejuvenated at the various ayurveda massages offered in the resort. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Cherai beach.
Day 14 - Cherai Beach:
Relax on the beach, rejuvenate yourself and get revitalized at this finest location. You may also go out for some shopping or for a backwater boat cruise or simply get relaxed with variety of ayurveda massages which are offered in the hotel. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Cherai beach.
Day 15 - Cherai Beach – Departure:
Take time to revive and relax your body and soul. Check out at noon and get ready for your departure. Get transferred to Cochin airport for your flight back home. Take with you the lifelong sweet memories of your colourful holiday trip to India. Hope you had an unforgettable journey with Taj and Malabar.
*For personalised packages with more or less days or places, please feel free to contact us directly.
|Your Tour Includes:|
|Accommodation in 4/5 Star hotels, in premium tree houses or premium homestays as per itinerary on twin /double sharing basis.|
Backwater cruise on A/C Deluxe Houseboat as per itinerary.
1 night accommodation on A/C Deluxe Houseboat on twin /double sharing basis.
|Complimentary daily buffet breakfast in hotels and in Houseboat.|
|All arrival, departure, sightseeing as per itinerary by air conditioned vehicle.|
|Complimentary Kerala dish buffet lunch and candlelight buffet dinner on houseboat.|
|English speaking driver.|
|Cycle Rikshaw ride in Delhi/Agra|
|Tuktuk drive in Alleppey.
|All cultural shows and cooking demonstration in Thekkady.|
|All taxes, tolls, parking, driver bata and fuel charge.|
|Children below 5 years are free.|
|An individualised tour consultant with 24 x 7 availability.|
|Any meals and services other than those specified.|
Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
|International/Domestic airfare and visa.|
|Entrance fees and guides.|
Arranged on Request:
|Lunch/Dinner in your hotel.|
Entrance fees during sightseeing.
|Guides (English/your language).|
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