Taj Mahal, Agra

Blue City Jodhpur

Tea Gardens of Munnar

Duration: 17 Days/ 16 Nights

Best Of India

Duration: 17 Days/ 16 Nights

This 17 day itinerary helps you experience the “best” of North and South India. This itinerary is best for the first-time visitors. You can explore vibrant Indian cultures,ancient historic ruins breathtaking scenery, people and choice of different cuisine make this tour one of the most rewarding holiday on offer.

Tour Highlights

  • Adventurous cycle Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
  • Sunrise tour of Taj Mahal in Agra
  • Elephant ride to Amber Fort in Jaipur
  • Boat cruise on Lake Pichola in Udaipur
  • Excursion to elephanta island in Mumbai
  • Rice houseboat in the backwaters in Alleepey
  • Kathkali dance performance arranged for you at an exclusive venue in Kochi

Destinations:

Delhi Agra Jaipur Jodhpur Ranakpur Udaipur Mumbai Munnar Alleppey Cochin


Itinerary

Upon arrival, you will meet our travel executive after collecting your luggage & passing customs at arrival hall,who will assist you with your assisted transfer to hotel.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Delhi.
Meals Included
  • No Meals
Today after breakfast, meet your guide in the Lobby & will depart for sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi visiting Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India. Enjoy an adventurous cycle Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi, visiting the famous spots in Old Delhi. Also pay a visit to famous spice market. Later proceed to visit Raj Ghat – the memorial to Mahtama Gandhi. We will make a stop for lunch at your own expense. Our guide will assist you for choosing a restaurant as per your meal preference. Later continue your tour to visit Humayun’s Tomb. After that drive through the Lutyens Delhi, India Gate (The war memorial), President's Palace & Parliament House. You will get a chance to stop here to get some pictures, our guide knows the perfect spots for taking best picture. Later depart for Qutub Minar– tallest minaret (73 meter tall). After the tour enjoy Dinner in Mehrauli, famous for designer boutiques and beautiful cafes.
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay in Delhi.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
After a scrumptious breakfast in hotel, depart for Agra & check in at hotel.In afternoon pay avisit to the impressive 16th century Agra Fort. Later in the evening visit the local market to buy some souvenirs.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Agra.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Early in the morning you will be taken for sunrise tour of our famous symbol of Love “Taj Mahal”. Return to hotel for breakfast and then depart for your next destination Jaipur,en route visiting the magnificent Fatehpur Sikri. Continue tour drive to the Jaipur, also known as the pink city of India and check in at hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure; you can rejuvenate yourself at the spa.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Jaipur.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
In the morning, after having a delicious breakfast. Deboard for Amber fort - situated atop the Aravali hills, it is the ancient capital of Jaipur and a marvellous example of Rajput architecture. You will ascend to the fort on Elephant's back and come down in Jeep. Later in afternoon you will visit famous tourist spots like - City Palace,Hawa Mahal also knows as Palace on Winds& Jantar Mantar – a stone astronomical observatory. Rest of the day would be at leisure.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Jaipur.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
After a lip-smacking breakfast depart for Jodhpur also known as “Blue City” due to blue painted houses around the fort. Rest of the day would be at leisure to explore the city on your own.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Jodhpur.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Relish your breakfast in hotel. Depart for a guided tour which includes visit to the majestic Mehrangarh Fort - one of the largest Forts in India and Jaswant Thada - white marble memorial built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh IIin 1899. Later visit the Bustling market of Jodhpur.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Jodhpur.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Early in morning depart for your next destination Udaipur en route visiting Ranakpur – famous for its Jain’s temple and architecture. Rest of the day is free to relax.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Udaipur.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Have a scrumptious breakfast. Later Depart for sightseeing day tour of Udaipur- also known as city of lakes visiting City Palace & Sahelionki Bariwhich was specially built for a group of forty-eight young women attendants who accompanied as part of dowryfor a princess to Udaipur. In the late afternoonenjoy a boat cruise on Lake Picholaand visit the Jag Mandir Palace.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Udaipur.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
In the morning depart for Udaipur airport in time to connect flight to Mumbai. As you arrive Mumbai also known as the “Bollywood capital” you will meet our assistantand transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Mumbai.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
After a delicious breakfast,take a day trip of the city, first depart for excursion by motor launch to Elephanta Island - 9 kms on the sea. These 7th century rock cut cave temples dedicated to Lord Shiva are situated on top of a hill on the Island. Afternoon visit the Prince of Wales Museum – a legacy of the British Empire, Mani Bhawan – a small museum depicting scenes from Mahatama Gandhi’s life andGateway of India. Later in the evening drive past Marine Drive, Dhobi Ghat(laundry place), hanging gardens, Victoria Terminus, Crawford Market and the Parsee towers of Silence.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Mumbai.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Early in the morning depart for Mumbai International airport in time to connect your flight to Cochin – the queen of Arabian Sea. Upon arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your hotel.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Munnar.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Have a scrumptious breakfast, depart for sightseeing tour of Munnar – It is an ideal break to enjoy nature at its best with endless tea plantations, lush green valleys, beautiful mountains, intriguing flora and fauna, evergreen forests and aroma of spices in the air. It is also known as God's Own Countryfor a traveler’s haven of peace and tranquility.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Munnar.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Depart for Alleppey to board the Rice houseboat in the backwaters. Afternoon you would be sailing in the massive lake where you can see people doing their daily routines.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Houseboat.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
After a delicious breakfast de-board the houseboat and depart for Cochin – the queen of Arabian Sea and check in at hotel. Later in the evening enjoy a special Kathkali dance performance arranged for you at an exclusive venue.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Kochi.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
After breakfast, you will be taken for a half day city tour of Cochin visiting Jewish Synagoague (Closed on Friday and Saturday) - built in 1568 the oldest synagogue in the commonwealth stands, Dutch Palace (Closed on Friday), Chinese fishing nets & St. Francis Church - it is one of the oldest church built by Europeans in India. Rest of the day is free to explore on your own or you can rejuvenate yourself by spa session at your hotel.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Kochi.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
After a delightful breakfast. You will be transfer to Cochin airport in time to connect your flight to your destination.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast

HOTEL COST

City Premier I Premier II Luxury Comfort
Winter US$ 6, 534 US$ 7,003 US$ 3,287 US$ 2,717
Summer US$ 4,519 US$ 4,639 US$ 2,772 US$ 2,485
Delhi Oberoi Delhi Taj Mahal Hotel The Lalit Surya Hotel
Agra Oberoi Amarvilas ITC Mughal Trident Crystal Sarovar
Jaipur Oberoi Rajvilas Taj Rambagh Palace Trident Holiday Inn
Jodhpur The Raas Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace Ajit Bhawan Park Plaza
Udaipur Oberoi Udaivilas Taj Lake Palace Trident Lakend
Mumbai The Oberoi Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Trident Fariyas Hotel
Munnar Windermere Windermere Fragrant Nature Abad Copper Castle
Alleppey Premium Houseboat Premium Houseboat Premium Houseboat Premium Houseboat
Kochi Vivanta by Taj Malabar Vivanta by Taj Malabar Crown Plaza Holiday Inn
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Inclusions

  • Share twin accommodation as specified
  • Transfers & sightseeing by Air Conditioned vehicle
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Services of English speaking local guides
  • Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
  • Elephant ride at Jaipur
  • Camel ride in Jaisalmer
  • Boat ride in Udaipur (Seat in a boat basis)
  • Kathakali dance drama ticket in Cochin Boat in Mumbai for Elephant excursion
  • Entrance tickets to the monuments
  • Present applicable taxes as on 1st May 2019

Exclusions

  • International Airfare
  • Domestic Airfare
  • Visa fee & Insurance
  • Items of personal nature i.e. laundry, telephone, camera fee, drinks & tips etc.