God's own Country Kerala is an enchantingly beautiful, emerald green
land, flanked by the Western Ghats on one side, the Arabian Sea on the
other, and strewn with rivers, lagoons, backwaters and rich vegetation
Day 01 Arrival
Company representatives will receive you on
arrival at the international airport in Delhi late in the night or
midnight & transfer to your pre booked hotel in private A /C Car.
Relax. Overnight stay will be at Delhi.
Day 02 Delhi Tours
breakfast proceed for a Full Day Sight Seeing Tour of combined Old &
OLD DELHI - A
sight-seeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat -
the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated, Jama Masjid - the
largest mosque in India and the Red Fort - once the most opulent fort
and palace of the Moghul Empire. Enjoy the cycle rickshaw ride from
Jama Masjid to Chandni Chowk.
NEW DELHI - An extensive sight-seeing
tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Humayun's Tomb, the
Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Rajpath, past the
imposing India Gate, Akshardham Temple, Lotus Temple - also known as
Bahai Temple, Parliament House, Birla mandir - Famous as laxmi Narayan
Temple, the President's Residence, and would end with a drive through
the Diplomatic Enclave. Overnight will be at Delhi
Day 03 Delhi - Agra
Agra after breakfast. enrouting Sikandara and check-in into the hotel
In evening visit TAJ and the Agra Fort. Evening at Leisure and
overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast you will be driven to an
excursion to Amer Fort. At the fort you will be delighted to have an
elephant ride. after this, you will be taken to a sightseeing tour of
the pink city. You catch awesome sights of the Jantar Mantar, the City
palace and the Hawa Mahal - also known as Palace of Winds. Overnight
stay will be at jaipur hotel.
Day 05 Jaipur - Delhi
leisurely breakfast proceed for shopping.
Leave for Delhi after
lunch. En -route visit Neemrana Fort. Reach Delhi and you will be
transferred to airport for flight with sweet memories of India after
Day 06 Delhi - Chennai
to Chennal Transfer to your pre booked hotels.
Day 07 Chennai - Trivandrum
Transfer to Somatheeram Ayurvedic Resort
Day 08 Ayurvedic Beach Resort
and enjoy the facilities at the resort including private beach, yoga,
massage, nature walks, classical music and dance programs on open-air
stage, visits to local traditional village.
Day 09 Kerala backwater Tours
the resort drive to the pier to board a private rice boat (70 kms/2
hrs drive) and then cruise through the narrow canals and wide lakes
enjoying the scenic natural beauty -- coconut trees, rice patties,
small villages.Meals and overnight on houseboats.
10 Backwaters - Cochin
Morning relax on houseboat, after
lunch drive to Cochin 65 Kms/ 1 1/12 hrs.), transfer to hotel. over
looking the harbor, sea facing rooms.
Day 11 Cochin
Full day sighseeing:
palaces, museums. Enjoy a Kathakali dance performance at Cochin
Cultural Center, arriving by 5 pm to watch the make-up. Dinner at
traditional Kerala restaurant.
Day 12 Periyar
Periyar Wild life
Sanctuary Home to bison, antelopes, sambars, wild boars, monkeys,
langurs, a wide variety of birds, and some 750 elephants. Game viewing
by private motor-boat in the evening, (the best time to see wild
Day 13 Periyar - Madurai
Periyar in the morning. In afternoon, drive to Madurai (135 kms./
4hrs. drive), "The Temple City of India." Evening relaxed
overview of the city, independent strolling. Hotel / cottages.
Day 14 Madurai
Full day sighseeing:
Sri Meenakshi Temple, Tirumalai Nayak Palace, Tiruparankundram
(rock-cut)Temple, Alagarkoil Temple Evening fly Madurai - Chennai dep
19:40 arr 20:30 arr. OR 20:40 dep.-21:30 arr.
Day 15 Madras ( Chennai )
sightseeing of Chennai - Kapaleeshwarar Temple, San Thome Cathedral,
Sri Parthasarathy Temple, Fort St. George, the Marina. Hotel Taj
Coromandel, superior room
Day 16 Drive to Kanchipuram
temples of Kanchipuram enroute to Mahabalipuram. Kailasanatha Temple,
Vaikunta Perumal Temple, Sri Ekambaranathar Temple, Kamakshi Amman
Temple, Devarajaswami Temple. On arrival in Mahabalipuram transfer to
Hotel Fisherman's Cove.
Day 17 Mahabalipuram
afternoon sightseeing: Five Rathas, Shore Temple, ArjunaÕs
Penance, Mandapams, Krishna Mandapam.
Day 18 Madras ( Chennai ) - Home
Relax in the morning. Late afternoon drive back to Madras
(80kms./2hrs. drive). Transfer to international airport for flight