Day 01 : Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight in
Day 02 : Delhi
Full day visit of Old and New Delhi - visiting Qutab Minar ,India Gate,
Parliament and Presidents House , Red fort , Mahatama Gandhi Memorial.
Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple also known as Birla Temple. Overnight in
Day 03 : Delhi - Varanasi
Morning transfer to airport to connect the flight for Varanasi - the most
sacred city situated on the western bank of the holy river Ganga. On
arrival, transfer to Hotel. Afternoon excursion trip to Sarnath (12 kms from
Varanasi) visiting Sarnath Museum, Dhamekh Stupa and Choukhandi Stupa.
Overnight in Varanasi.
Day 04 : Varanasi - Khajuraho
Early morning boat ride at River Ganges to view sunrise. After breakfast,
city tour of Varanasi visiting Bharat Mata Temple, Banaras Hindu University,
Viswanath Mandir , Durga Temple. Afternoon flight to Khajuraho. Overnight in
Day 05 : Khajuraho
Morning explore the Khajuraho Temples. The temples of Khajuraho is a world
heritage site and belong not just to India but to the world. Khajuraho is
one of the few millennium destinations of the world. Overnight in Khajuraho.
Day 06 : Khajuraho - Orchha - Jhansi - Agra
Morning drive to Jhansi (180 kms from Khajuraho) enroute visiting Orchha.
On arrival Jhansi, Transfer to Railway Station to connect train for Agra. On
arrival Agra, transfer to hotel. Overnight in Agra.
Day 07 : Agra - Jaipur (232 Kms / 05 hrs drive)
Morning at sunrise visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven
wonders of the world. Also visit Agra Fort - the rusty and majestic red-
sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna. Afternoon
drive to Jaipur - en route visit Fatehpur Sikri, a perfectly preserved
Mughal city built at the height of the empire's splendor. Arrive Jaipur &
transfer to hotel. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 08 : Jaipur
Morning visit the Amber Fort - one of the most fascinating of Indian forts
followed by the city tour of Jaipur visiting Jantar Mantar (astrological
observatory), the Hawa Mahal (the Palace of Winds), the City Palace and the
museum. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 09 : Jaipur - Jodhpur (342 kms / 8.30 hrs)
After breakfast proceed to Jodhpur. On arrival, transfer to hotel. Evening
free for own activities. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
Day 10 : Jodhpur
Full day city tour of Jodhpur visiting to Mehrangarh Fort-Museum, one of
the largest in India, unsurpassed in beauty and grandeur - and a perfect
example of desert variant of Rajput architecture. Also visit Jaswant Thada,
an imposing marble cenotaph, built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant singh II
around 1899 and Umaid Public gardens. Overnight in Jodhpur.
Day 11 : Jodhpur - Udaipur (266 kms / 07 hrs)
Morning drive to Udaipur. En route visiting Ranakpur - the largest and most
beautifully preserved Jain Temples in India. Later proceed to Udaipur. On
arrival, check into hotel. Overnight stay in Udaipur.
Day 12 : Udaipur
Morning proceed for city sight seeing tour. Udaipur, built in 1559 A.D. by
Maharaja Udai Singh, the city has been described as the most romantic spot
on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. Visit the City Palace museum,
the Jagdish temple, Sahelion Ki Bari , Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir ( Folk art
museum) and the Pratap Memorial. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay in
Day 13 : Udaipur - Mumbai - Aurangabad
Morning transfer to airport to connect flight for Mumbai. On arrival Mumbai
airport, take an another flight to Aurangabad. Arrive Aurangabad and
transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in Aurangabad.
Day 14 : Aurangabad
Full day excursion trip to Ajanta Caves which offer a rich tapestry of
images that speak of palaces, royalty, cultures and tales of everyday life
of ancient India. Overnight in Aurangabad.
Day 15 : Aurangabad
explore Ellora caves- carved between fourth and fifth century, the rock
temples and monasteries of Ellora represent the three major faiths of India
- Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. Afternoon back to Aurangabad for city tour
visiting Later in the evening transfer to airport to connect flight for
Mumbai. On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight in Mumbai.
Day 16 : Aurangabad - Mumbai - Trivandrum - Kovalam
Morning transfer to Aurangabad airport in order to connect your flight for
Mumbai. On arrival you will avail your another flight for Trivandrum .
Reception at airport upon arrival and drive to Kovalam (14 kms). On arrival
transfer to the Hotel. Overnight in Kovalam.
Day 17 : Kovalm
Day free to relax on the Beach. Overnight in Kovalam.
Day 18 : Kovalam - Cochin (236 kms / 06 hrs drive)
Morning drive from Kovalam to Cochin through enchanting villages and ghats
of the beautiful tropical state of Kerala. On arrival check in at hotel.
Afternoon - sightseeing tour of Cochin -harbour city with rich past and
dynamic present. The city has been the business hub of the region from the
ancient days. City tour of Cochin includes visit to the Fort Cochin, Jewish
Synagogue, and Chinese Fishing Nets. Evening - witness a Kathakali dance
performance. Overnight in Cochin.
Day 19 : Cochin - Allepey (65 kms / 1.30 hrs drive) - Overnight
Morning proceed to Allepey. On arrival, transfer to houseboat. Staying in
this moving palace is breathtakingly stimulating experience. While sailing
down a maze of canals one sees different scenes from the villages, paddy
fields, coconut palms, fisherman and local life. Lunch, dinner next day
breakfast and tea snacks will be provided in the boat. Overnight in the
Day 20 : Allepey - Kumarakom (by boat cruise)
Breakfast on board. Arrive at Kumarakom boat jetty. Reception at the boat
jetty and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, visit Backwaters and
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. This sanctuary is rich with a number of noteworthy
species include the Dater or Snake Bird, Little Cormorant, Night Heroin,
Golden- backed woodpecker, Crow Pheasant, White Breasted Water Hen and Tree
Pie etc. Overnight in Kumarakom.
Day 21 : Kumarakom - Periyar (130 kms / 04 hrs drive)
Drive from Kumarakom to Periyar. On arrival check in at hotel.. Afternoon
visit Periyar wildlife sanctuary - home to nomadic tribes of wild elephant,
boar, deer, the great Indian tiger and more. In the evening visit the spice
plantation and the spice markets. Overnight in Periyar.
Day 22 : Periyar - Madurai (140 Kms / 04 hrs drive)
Morning boat ride on the Lake Periyar where one can have a 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 play in the lake. After that drive to
Madurai - city of antiquity and the capital of the Pandyas. On arrival,
transfer to hotel. Overnight in Madurai.
Day 23 : Madurai - Trichy (142 kms / 04 hrs drive)
Morning sightseeing of Madurai visiting visit the world famous Meenakshi
Temple, the Palace of King Triumalay, Gandhi Museum and the Temple at
Alaghat Koli. Afternoon drive to Trichy. Trichy is associated with history
from Chola period to the 18th century. Upon arrival check into the hotel.
Overnight in Trichy.
Day 24 : Trichy
Morning proceed for sightseeing tour of Trichy that covers Sri
Ranganathaswami Temple at Srirangam, Rock Fort and Jambukeshwar Temples.
Overnight in Trichy
Day 25 : Trichy - Tanjore (54 kms / 02 hrs drive)
After breakfast drive to Tanjore. Upon arrival check into the hotel.
Afternoon visit t Birhadeswara Temple, which is more than 200 feet in height
and constructed in the Dravidian truncated pyramid form. The temple has a
huge lingam in its sanctorum. In the inner shrine of the temple, you can see
a large statue of Nandi-the bull, vehicle of lord Shiva. Also visit Royal
Palace Complex. Overnight in Tanjore.
Day 26 : Tanjore - Pondicherry (231 kms / 06 hrs drive)
Morning leave for Pondicherry. and check into the hotel. Afternoon visit
Aurobindo Ashram and Museum. Overnight in Pondicherry.
Day 27 : Pondicherry - Mahabalipuram (140 kms / 03 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast drive to Mahabalipuram via Kanchipuram. Kanchipuram
is famous for its hand woven silk fabrics. Visit the temples of Kanchipuram
like the 16th century Ekambasreshwar Temple and Kamakshi Temple, After that
proceed to Mahabalipuram. Upon arrival check into hotel. Overnight stay at
Day 28 : Mahabalipuram
Morning sightseeing tour of Mahabalipuram including visit to Shore Temple,
Arjuna's Penance, Krishna Mandapam, Five Rathas and beach. Overnight in
Day 29 : Mahabalipuram - Chennai (58 kms / 1.30 hrs drive)
Morning proceed to Chennai. On arrival Chennai, transfer to Hotel.
Afternoon city tour of Chennai visiting visit Fort St.George, Government
Museum, Valluvar Kottam, , Birla Planetarium, Marina beach, Kapaleeshwarar
temple, etc. Over night stay in Chennai
Day 30 : Chennai - Delhi - Onward Destination.
Connect flight from Chennai for Delhi or onward destination.