Taj Beaches & Backwaters India Tour ( 17 Nights / 18 Days )
Tour Can Be Customized On Customer Request
Destination : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Mumbai - Goa -Cochin - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kovalam - Trivandrum - Delhi
Tour to Rajasthan without Camel safari is something no expected. It keeps the tour incomplete. To experience the spectacular view of the Thar Desert and typical rural countryside in Rajasthan, camel safari is a must. The mesmerizing sand dunes with golden sand can only be enjoyed through camel safari. Jaisalmer is the perfect destination and quite famous for its camel safari.
Day 01 : Arrival Delhi
Arrive at Delhi International airport. On arrival you will be met by our representative who will help you get transferred to the hotel.Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi
After breakfast take a sightseeing tour of Delhi Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar ,India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President’s House , Mahatama Gandhi Memorial , Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Early morning transfer to railway station to board the airconditioned train to Agra. Breakfast enroute in the train .Arrive Agra & transfer to hotel. Later visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world built by the Mughal Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his queen Mumtaz Mahal as a symbol of undying and eternal love. Also visit the Agra Fort, containing the Pearl Mosque - the rusty and majestic red- sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna . At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Overnight stay in Agra.
Day 04 : Agra - Jaipur
Early morning drive to Jaipur,enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri- the ghost town. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Evening at leisure . Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Day 05 : Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber Fort.A amin attaraction is the elephant ride to the fort on elephant. Amber fort was constructed by Man Singh I in 1592, and completed by his descendent Jai Singh.
City Palace : A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture.It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Dev Temple and the City Palace Museum.
Jantar Mantar : This is the largest and the best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country. This observatory consisting of outsized astronomical instruments and is still in use.
Hawa Mahal : The ornamental facade of this "Palace of Winds" is a prominent landmark in Jaipur. Their five-storey structures of sandstone plastered pink encrusted with fine trelliswork and elaborate balconies. The palace has 953 niches and windows. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
After a leisurely breakfast drive to Jodhpur .On arrival transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
Day 07 : Jodhpur
After a relaxed breakfast proceed for city sight seeing tour of Jodhpur. Jodhpur was founded in 1459 by Prince Jodha. Visit the Mehrangarh Fort, situated on a low sandstone hill. Also visit Jaswant Thada, an imposing marble cenotaph, built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant singh II around 1899 and Umaid Public gardens. Overnight stay in Jodhpur.
Day 08 : Jodhpur - Ranakpur - Udaipur
After a hearty breakfast drive to Udaipur enroute visiting Ranakpur ,the most magnificent 15th century Jain temples. The most distinctive features are the 29 halls supported by 1444 pillars, of which no two are exactly alike. Continue driving to Udaipur.On Arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in Udaipur.
Day 09 : Udaipur - Bombay
Early morning city tour of Udaipur. The city built in 1559 A.D. by Maharaja Udai Singh and has been described as the most romantic spot on the continent of India by Col. James Todd. Visit City Palace museum, The City Palace, one of the largest palaces in the world.Also visit Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir ( Folk art museum) The interesting collection exhibited by this Indian folk arts museum includes folk dresses, ornaments, puppets, masks, dolls, folk musical instruments, folk deities and paintings. Also visit the Pratap Memorial. Atop the Moti Magri or Pearl Hill, overlooking the Fateh Sagar Lake is the memorial of the Rajput hero Maharana Pratap with a bronze statue of the Maharana astride his favorite horse"Chetak".Night stay in Udaipur. Later in the evening transfer to airport to board the flight for Bombay. Arrive Bombay & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Bombay.
Take a full day city tour of Bombay and commercial capital of India. Bombay's colonial legacy is the Gateway of India. Built to commemorate the royal visit of George V and Queen Mary in 1911 but only completed in 1924. Also visit Juhu beach, Haji Ali tomb, Marine drive and Elephanta caves. Overnight stay in Bombay.
Day 11 : Bombay - Goa
After breakfast transfer to airport for flight to Goa. Arrive Goa & transfer to hotel. Entire evening at leisure. Overnight stay in Goa.
Day 12 : Goa
After a lazy morning breakfast, proceed on a sightseeing tour of beaches of Goa, Basilica of Bom Jesus and Anjuna flea market. Stroll around and have fun.Overnight stay in Goa.
Day 13 : Goa - Cochin
Early morning transfer to airport to board the flight to Cochin. Arrive Cochin & transfer to hotel. Take a sightseeing tour is renowned for its wall murals depicting scenes from the Ramayana, Jewish Synagogue at the Jew Town. The St. Francis Church, the oldest European church in India,Santa Cruz Basilicaand of course the famous Chinese fishing nets . Overnight stay in Cochin.
Early morning departure for kumrakoram, one of the most beautiful area of kerala. Upon arrival transfer to hotel. In the evening take a boat ride on the calm placid back waters of kerala discovering various villages and the life of the locals. Overnight stay in Kumarakom.
Day 15 : Kumarakom - Alleppey
After a relaxed breakfast board the floating houseboat complete with a bedroom and en-suite rest room for your comfort. Enjoy unlimited surfing on backwaters, sip a coconut and get disturbed by only the chirping of birds and occasional ripples in water .Savour the mouth-watering delicacies cooked by the chef specially for you or better stillget him to cook a freshly caught fish.. Spend the night on board the houseboat. Overnight stay in Alleppey.
Day 16 : Alleppey - Kovalam
Morning drive to Kovalam & transfer to hotel. Kovalam is an internationally renowned beach of Kerala, with three adjacent crescent beaches. Try sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages, special cultural programs, Catamaran cruising etc. Evening enjoy the beach. Overnight stay in Kovalam.
After a leisurely breakfast take an early morning drive to Trivandrum & visit The ancient temple of Sri Padmanabhaswamy, one of the major attractions in the city of Thiruvananthapuram. Napier Museum was built in 1880 and shows a harmonious blending of Kerala, Mughal, Chinese and Italian architectural styles. Later transfer to airport to board the flight to Delhi.
Day 18 : Delhi - Departure
Transfer to airport for onward flight.