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14 Days Golden Triangle tour with enchanting Kerala South India tour

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Day 1: Arrive Delhi

Pass By: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi
Today meet & greet by tour representative pick up from Delhi international airport transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel Clark International or similar 3-star category hotel.

Day 2: Delhi City Tour

Stop At: Friday Mosque (Jama Masjid), 6 km North of Connaught Pl. across from Lal Qila, New Delhi India
Start your day after breakfast visit Jama Masjid in Old Delhi area. Jama Masjid is another marvelous treasure of the Old City, and is the largest mosque in India. Its courtyard can hold an incredible 25,000 devotees. The mosque took 13 years to build, and was completed in 1650. A strenuous climb to the top of its southern tower will reward you with a stunning view across the rooftops of Delhi.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Red Fort (Lal Quila), Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi 110002 India
Visit Red Fort Delhi: Delhi's most famous monument, the Red Fort, stands as a powerful reminder of the Mughal emperors who ruled India. Its walls, which stretch for over two kilometers (1.2 miles), were built in 1638 to keep out invaders. However, they failed to stop the fort being captured by the Sikhs and the British. (*Fort is closed on Every Monday)
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: India Gate, Near Connaught Place New Delhi, New Delhi 110001 India
India Gate visit drive pass:- The towering archway of India Gate at the center of New Delhi is a war memorial, built-in memory of the Indian soldiers who lost their lives fighting for the British Army in World War I. At night it glows warmly under floodlights and the gardens
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Qutub Minar, Qutb Minar, Mehrauli, New Delhi 110030 India
QutubMinar:-QutabMinar, the tallest brick minaret in the world, is an incredible example of early Indo–Islamic architecture. It was built in 1206, but the reason remains a mystery. Some believe that it was made to signify victory and the beginning of Muslim rule in India, while others say it was used to call the faithful to prayer. The tower has five distinct stories, and is covered with intricate carvings and verses from the holy Quran.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Humayun's Tomb, Mathura Road Opp Nizamuddin Mosque, New Delhi 110013 India
Humayun’s Tomb:- If you think Humayun's Tomb looks a bit like the TajMahal in Agra, that's because it was the inspiration for the TajMahal's creation. The tomb was built in 1570 and houses the body of the second Mughal emperor, Humayun. It was the first of this type of Mughal architecture to be built in India, and the Mughal rulers followed it up with an extensive period of construction all over the country.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Lotus Temple, Near Kalkaji Temple, East of Nehru Place, New Delhi 110019 India
Lotus Temple:- The Bahai Temple is commonly referred to as the Lotus Temple, as it's shaped like a lotus flower. It's particularly pretty at night when it's attractively lit up. Made out of white marble, the temple belongs to the Bahai Faith, which proclaims the unity of all people and religions. (* Temple is closed on every Monday)

After this return to Delhi hotel. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel in Delhi before starting sightseeing
Accommodation included: Hotel Clark International or similar 3-star category hotel.

Day 3: Delhi - Jaipur

Stop At: Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, Tripoliya Bazaar near entrance to City Palace, Jaipur 302020 India
Today after breakfast at the hotel drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival start visit first at Jantar Mantar. built in 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, the huge masonary instruments were used to study the movement of constellations and stars in the sky. Enormous sun-dial still provides accurate time, which is subject to daily corrections.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: City Palace of Jaipur, Tripolia Bazar Near Jantar Mantar, Jaipur 3023002 India
City Palace:-situated in the heart of the old City, it occupies about one seventh of the old city area. The palace is a blend of Rajput and Mughal architecture, it houses a Seven storeyed Chandra Mahal in the centre, which affords a fine view of the gardens and the city. Diwan-E-Am (Hall of public audience) has intricate decorations and collection of manuscripts, Diwan-E-Khas (Hall of private audience) has a marble pawed gallery Mubarak Mahal has a rich collection of costumes and textiles. There is a Clock Tower near Mubarak Mahal. SilehKhana has a collection of armory and weapons. Later check-in to the hotel. Overnight stay in Jaipur
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at Delhi hotel than drive to Jaipur
Accommodation included: Hotel Rajputana Haveli, Jaipur or similar 3-star category hotel

Day 4: Jaipur sightseeing

Pass By: Albert Hall Museum, Agrasen Hospital Marg Adarsh Nagar, Jaipur 302004 India
After breakfast at hotel in Jaipur start city tour of Jaipur take drive pass from Albert Hall Museum:- situated in the Ram Niwas Garden. This graceful building was founded in 1876 by Prince Albert (also known as Albert Hall). It has a rare collection of archaeological and handicraft pieces

Stop At: Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, Hawa Mahal Tripolia Bazaar Road Badi Choupad, Jaipur 302002 India
Take drive pass here or stop for a while to HawaMahal:-built in 1799, by Maharaja SawaiPratap Singh, is the most recognizable monument of Jaipur. The 5 storied stunning semi-octagonal monument having 152 windows with over hanging latticed balconies is a fine piece of Rajput architecture. Originally designed for the royal ladies to watch and enjoy the processions and other activities, on the street below.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Amber Fort Palace, Jaipur 302021 India
Amer Fort:-The old capital of the Kachhwahas stands atop a range of craggy hills. The fort is remarkable as much for the majestic grandeur of its surroundings as for its sturdy battlements and beautiful palaces. It is a fine blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture. The solemn dignity of it red sandstone and white marble pavilions, when reflected in the lake at the foot hill, is a sight to behold. The original palace was built by Raja Man Singh.
Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Jal Mahal, Amer Road, Jaipur 302002 India
JalMahal:-On the way Back From Amber Fort, this small palace is set in the middle of Man Sagar Lake. Renovation around the lake is in progress.
Later you free for the local shopping in "Johari Bazar in pink city area. Later return to hotel for overnight stay in Jaipur.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Rajputana Haveli or similar 3-star category hotel

Day 5: Jaipur - Agra

Stop At: Chand Baori (Step well), Jaipur-Agra Road, Abhaneri 303313 India
After breakfast at Jaipur hotel drive to Agra. Enroute visit Abhaneris a village in the Dausa district of Rajasthan state in India. It is situated at a distance of 95 km from Jaipur, on the Jaipur-Agra road. The place is popular for the Chand Baori stepwell and Harshat Mata Temple. Later drive to Agra. Upon arrival check-in to the hotel. Overnight stay in Agra
Duration: 25 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast in Jaipur hotel than leave for Agra this morning
Accommodation included: Hotel Parador or similar 3-star category hotel

Day 6: Agra tour - Delhi

Stop At: Taj Mahal, Agra 282001 India
Today wake up early morning visit Taj Mahal at sunrise time. TajMahal:-You cannot think of Agra without thinking of TajMahal. Or, you might not have thought of Agra were it not for the monument of love. TajMahal, the white marble beauty was constructed by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, MumtazMahal. The monument stands proof for the brilliance of Mughal architecture. Named as one of the wonders of the world, TajMahal stands the test of time. It has been declared as World Heritage Site in the year 1983. It is a feast to your eyes and senses to watch the unmatched beauty on the night of full moon day. (*Taj Mahal Closed on every Friday)
Later return hotel for breakfast check out and visit next place called Agra fort
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Agra Fort Rakabgani, Agra 282003 India
Agra Fort:-You would regret if you miss Agra Fort during your visit to Agra. The 16th century monument is yet another proof of the architectural brilliance of Mughals. This is situated near the gardens of the world famous TajMahal. Called the Red Fort of Agra, you will be awe inspired by the powerful fortress. The fortress comprises many palaces namely, Jahangir Palace, KhasMahal and so on. There are audience halls and two mosques.
Afternoon return to Delhi, Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.Stay overnight at Hotel in Delhi.

Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at Agra hotel today
Accommodation included: Hotel Clark International or similar 3-star category hotel.

Day 7: Delhi - Cochin (By Fly)

Stop At: Kerala Kathakali Centre, near Santa Cruz Basilica K.B. Jacob Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India
Today transfer to Delhi airport to board flight for Cochin. Upon arrival meet & greet with tour manager and later transfer to hotel. Check-in to the hotel and later in this evening attend:-

Kathakali Dance show Centre in AC Theater: (Timings: 17:30 pm – 19:30 pm)
Elements of the art of Kathakali are found in the ancient ritual plays of Hindu temples and various dance forms that are believed to have been gradually developed in Kerala from as early as the 2nd Century until the end of the 16th Century. Many of its characteristics are very much older than its literature, as they are a continuation of older traditions, but these did not crystallize until the 17th Century when the Rajah of Kottarakkara, a small principality in central Travancore, wrote plays based on the Hindu epic "Ramayana" in sanskritizedMalayam, which could be understood by ordinary people.
Later return to the hotel, Overnight stay in Kochi Hotel.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at Delhi Hotel
Accommodation included: Hotel Millennium Continental or similar 3-star category hotel.

Day 8: Cochin Sightseeing

Stop At: Mattancherry Palace, Palace Road, Kochi (Cochin) India
Today after breakfast at hotel start sightseeing tour in Kochi. The Mattancherry Palace is a Portuguese palace popularly known as the Dutch Palace, in Mattancherry, Kochi, in the Indian state of Kerala which features Kerala murals depicting portraits and exhibits of the Rajas of Kochi. The Palace was built and gifted by the Portuguese as a present to the king of Cochin around 1555. The Dutch carried out some extensions and renovations in the palace in 1663, and thereafter it was popularly called Dutch Palace. It is also called Paradesi synagogue is a word used in several Indian languages, and the literal meaning of the term is "foreigners", applied to the synagogue because it was built by Sephardic or Spanish-speaking Jews, some of them from families exiled in Aleppo, Safed and other West Asian localities. It is also referred to as the Cochin Jewish Synagogue or the Mattancherry Synagogue. [Above monument Timings: Dutch Palace/Mattancherry: Timings 10:00am to 5pm, Closed on Fridays and National holidays / Jewish Synagogue: 10 am to 5pm, Break Time - 12pm to 3pm, Closed on Friday & Saturday & Jewish Holidays]
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Kochi Beach Kochi-682001 Kerala India, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India
Chinese Fishing Net: In India, Chinese fishing nets (Cheenavala) are fishing nets that are fixed land installations for fishing. While commonly known as "Chinese fishing nets" in India, the more formal name for such nets is "shore operated lift nets". Huge mechanical contrivances hold out horizontal nets of 20 m or more across. Each structure is at least 10 m high and comprises a cantilever with an outstretched net suspended over the sea and large stones suspended from ropes as counterweights at the other end.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Parade & KB Jacob Road Fort Cochin, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India
Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Kochi: The Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica at Fort Kochi is one of the eight Basilicas in Kerala. Counted as one of the heritage edifices of Kerala, this church is one of the finest and most impressive churches in India and visited by tourists the whole year round. It is a place of devotion as well as a center of historic significance, endowed with architectural and artistic grandeur and colours of the gothic style.

St. Francis Church, Kochi: St. Francis CSI Church, in Fort Kochi (a.k.a. Fort Cochin), originally built in 1503, is the oldest European church in India. and has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European colonial struggle in the subcontinent. The Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama died in Kochi in 1524 when he was on his third visit to India. His body was originally buried in this church, but after fourteen years his remains were removed to Lisbon.

Evening free time to visit in the local markets in Kochi.

Later drive back to Hotel, Stay overnight at Hotel in Cochin.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at Kochi Hotel
Accommodation included: Hotel Millennium Continental or similar 3-star category hotel.

Day 9: Cochin - Munnar

Stop At: Mattupetty Dam, Munnar Top Station Highway, Munnar 685616 India
Drive to Munnar today. Munnar is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale, Munnar is 1600 Meter above sea level.

This majestic hill station was once the summer resort of the British government in South India. Local sightseeing of Munnar includes a visit to Mattupetty Dam, Kundale Lake, and Echo point.

Evening free around the hotel. Stay overnight at Hotel in Munnar.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at Hotel in Kochi
Accommodation included: Hotel Grand Plaza Munnar or similar 3-star hotel

Day 10: Munnar Jeep safari visit tea plantation

Stop At: Munnar, Munnar, Idukki District, Kerala
After breakfast meet jeep safari driver 10 am at hotel in munnar will be meeting you in hotel lobby and later your day explore for the tea-plantations by the exciting Jeep ride in Munnar.

Start sightseeing tour of Munnar by Jeep safari drive through the Hills tea plantations, scenic beauty valleys, Lock heart gap, spice plantations etc. After around 25 kms of jeep ride through the normal road we will reach the jeep able, jumpy, bumpy, rugged road to the World’s highest organic tea growing estate. From there drive or walk little further to one of the oldest orthodox tea factory in this region.

After visiting the Factory we will have fresh tea picked, processed and made on the spot. Soon after we will start walking to a small ground to have lunch near the cliff at local south Indian restaurant with wonderful view around, then will proceed to Munnar in the jeep itself. Ride will be through the tea plantations jeepable rugged road and we can have a close look at the spectacular countryside and the rural Tamil people, working in the tea plantations.

Later drive back to Hotel stay overnight at Hotel in Munnar

Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Grand Plaza Munnar or similar 3-star hotel

Day 11: Munnar - Periyar

Stop At: Periyar Lake, Thekkady India
Drive to Periyar check-in to the hotel, later you have an amazing boat ride in Periyar Lake which flows through the Periyar tiger reserve. Overnight stay at hotel in Thekkady.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Today breakfast at Munnar Hotel
Accommodation included: Hotel Sandra Palace or similar 3-star category hotel

Day 12: Thekkady - Alleppey

Pass By: Alleppey Backwaters, Alappuzha India
After breakfast check out from hotel in Thekkady and proceed to Alleppey on arrival check-in Houseboat.
Following by the lunch on board the Houseboat for a unique experience through the narrow canals and channels of the backwaters of Kerala.
The materials that go into the making of houseboat are all local and Eco-friendly; bamboo poles, coconut fiber ropes, bamboo mats carpets, etc. The main wood used is "Anjali ".
The Houseboat provides all comforts - Beds, a kitchen, western toilet.
Traditional lanterns are used as lights. Spend the day cruising on boat. Through remote tribal villages along the tranquil backwaters of Kerala is a superb experience. Sensational in its own silent way, the cruise takes you along Snake boat docks, friendly cheering villagers, coir (Jute) making communities, toddy (local spirit) shops, fishing nets pitched for the day's catch, bounded paddy fields and manual canoes of different sizes criss-crossing each other. The experience enables you to reach beautiful untouched areas. Night take traditional dinner at houseboat.
Stay overnight at in Houseboat in Alleppey.


Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at Thekkady Hotel
• Lunch: Lunch at Housbeoat in Alleppey backwater trip
• Dinner: Dinner at Houseboat in Alleppey backwater trip
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 13: Alleppey - Cochin

Pass By: Kochi (Cochin), Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala
After breakfast check out from the houseboat, proceed to Cochin on arrival check-in Hotel for relaxation. Overnight stay at hotel in Cochin.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast today at Houseboat than check out for Kochi
Accommodation included: Hotel Millennium Continental or similar 3-star category hotel.

Day 14: Cochin - Departure

Pass By: Kochi (Cochin), Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala
In this day after breakfast transfer to Airport for flight to your onward destination.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at Kochi hotel later departure transfer tour end
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
A company representative will be holding your name placard at terminal 3 in Delhi International airport exit gate number - 5. Travelers must be submitted their flight details on email to us at the time of booking

Airports

  • Indira Gandhi Intl Airport, New Delhi, New Delhi 110037 India
Duration
14 days
Inclusions
  • 13x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 12 nights
  • A safe and comfortable air-conditioned private car with driver
  • Fuel for car, road and state taxes, toll fees, parking fees, Driver and driver’s food and lodging
  • All transfers and land transportation according to itinerary
  • 03-star Accommodation on Double or Twin room with Bed and Breakfast basis
  • Premium Houseboat 24-hours air-condition with all meals backwater Alleppey to Alleppey round trip
  • Sightseeing places visits as per tour itinerary
  • Common Boat ride at Periyar Lake
  • One time Jeep safari in Munnar followed by the lunch at Local South Indian Restaurant
  • Entry/Admission - Kerala Kathakali Centre
Exclusions
  • Tips, laundry, telephone bills, luggage handling and Beverages
  • Meals (Lunch or dinner) unless specified
  • Any monument & camera fee at all entrances
  • English speaking tour guide Delhi, Jaipur & Agra (Can arranged on additional cost 10 USD per person
  • Personal Expenses such as on shopping, etc.
  • If accommodation need to upgrades for 4-star or 5-star would be possible on additional cost.
  • Flight tickets for Delhi to Cochin
  • Any mandatory gala dinner in any hotels for Christmas & New year periods. It is pay at hotel direct.
  • Any Jeep ride at Amber Fort in Jaipur
  • Entry/Admission - Red Fort (Lal Quila)
  • Entry/Admission - Qutub Minar
  • Entry/Admission - Humayun's Tomb
  • Entry/Admission - Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
  • Entry/Admission - City Palace of Jaipur
  • Entry/Admission - Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind
  • Entry/Admission - Amber Fort Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Chand Baori (Step well)
  • Entry/Admission - Taj Mahal
  • Entry/Admission - Agra Fort
  • Entry/Admission - Mattancherry Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Chinese Fishing Nets
  • Entry/Admission - Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica
  • Entry/Admission - Mattupetty Dam
  • Entry/Admission - Periyar Lake
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • A current valid passport for all travelers must be required at the time of booking done
  • (If adults 1 – 3 so Extra adult Person will be sharing same room provide Extra Bed a Triple sharing room & 5 person will be provide 2 Double Sharing Rooms with 1 extra bed
  • Air-condition transportation provides 1-3 Person by Swift Dzire or Etios car and 4 to 6 Person travel by Toyota Innova and 7 to 10 persons travel by Tempo Traveler
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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