Destination : Delhi - Jaipur - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jodhpur - Udaipur via Ranakpur - Udaipur - Pushkar - Agra - Orhca - Khajuraho - Varanasi- Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondhicherry - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai - Kanyakumari - Kovalam - Alleppey - Kumarakom- Thekkady - Munnar - Cochin - Delhi
Duration : 29 Nights - 30 Days
Day 01 : Delhi.
Welcome to Colourful Indian Holidays .. On arrival at Airport you will be received by our representative and assisted to your hotel. Overnight at Delhi.
Day 02 : Delhi - Jaipur (264 Km).
After Breakfast visit to Qutab Minar, India Gate, Lotus Temple. Drive past Persident House and Parliament Houe. Later drive to Jaipur, arrived jaipur and check in hotel, Over Night at Hotel.
Day 03 : Jaipur.
After breakfast morning sightseeing of Amer fort, After noon sightseeing City palace, palace of wind, observatory, evening dinner at Chokhi Dhani, over night at hotel.
Day 04 : Jaipur - Mandawa (175 Km).
After breakfast proceed to Mandawa. Check in Hotel. Evening at leisure to explore the streets of Mandawa. Overnight at Mandawa.
Mandawa is famous for its frescos on the mansions (Havelies) of its old merchant). The place is known not only for its havelis but also for its Fort and Palace. The structure ofthe palace reminds of teh culture and social importance of this region in the past.
Day 05 : Mandawa - Bikaner (190 km).
After breakfast drive to bikaner, upon arrival check in hotel, later sighseeing of Bikaner visit to Juna Garh fort, Lal garh palace museum, Camel Breeding farm, over night at hotel.
Day 06 : Bikaner - Jodhpur (250 Km)
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur .Afternoon check in hotel. Evening visit Mehargarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 07 Jodhpur - Udaipur via Ranakpur (275 Km)
After breakfast drive to Udaipur. Ranakpur. visiting the Jain temples at Ranakpur, superbly preserved in a near-perfect condition for over 500 years. The most attractive features are the 29 halls of the temple, which have 1444 pillars of which no two are like.up on arrival check in Hotel, over night at Hotel.
Day 08 : Udaipur.
After breakfast ,Morning city sightseeing tour of Udaipur. Visit the City Palace museum, the Jagdish temple, Sahelion Ki Bari (Queen's resort for their friends).Over Night at Hotel.
Day 09 : Udaipur - Pushkar.
After breakfast proceed for Pushkar. Reach Pushkar by Afternoon. Check in Hotel. Evening sightseeing of Pushkar. Overnight at Pushkar.
Pushkar means born due to a flower. Hindus believe that the gods released a swan with a lotus in its beak and let it fall on earth where Brahma would perform a grand yagna. The place where the lotus fell was called Pushkar.Visit the mausoleum, Anasagar and Akbar's Palace.
Day 10 : Pushkar - Agra
After early breakfast you drive to Agra. On arrival at Agra our representative would assist you to check in hotel. Later visit Agra Fort. Overnight stay at Agra.
Day 11 : Agra - Orhca
Early morning visit to Taj Mahal at time of sunrise. Back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast departure to Orcha. Check in hotel. Free to relax. Overnight stay at Orcha.
Day 12 : Orcha - Khajuraho.
After breakfast drive to Khajuraho. Afternoon check in hotel. Evening visit Erotic temples. Overnight stay at Khajuraho..
Day 13: Khajuraho - Varanasi Flight.
After early breakfast visit Erotic temple. Ontime board flight to Varanasi. On arrrival at Varanasi our representative would assist you to check in hotel. Overnight stay at Varanasi.
Varanasi-said to be the India's most sacred city situated on the western bank of the holy river Ganga. It is also the oldest living city in the world. As a place for devotion and worship, with hundreds of temples dotting the city, sunrise on the riverfront as seen from a boat can be a spiritually uplifting sight. It has a fascination uniquely its own, a quality of sublime beauty, a timeless eternal appeal. Varanasi is the city, which cannot be described, only experienced.
Day 14: Varanasi.
Early morning boating at river ganges and view "Aarti" ceremony on the Ghats. Later varanasi city tour including Bharat Mata Temple, Bharat Kala Museum. Later excursion trip to Sarnath. Overnight stay in Varanasi.
Day 15: Varanasi - Delhi - Chennai - Mahabalipuram. (Seven Pagodas city of Mahabalipuram.)
On time transfer to airport to board flight for Chennai. On arrival at Chennai airport our representative would meet you and take you to Mahabalipuram. Overnight stay at Mahabalipuram.
Flight: Spicejet SG-119 Varanasi Fri, 30 Jul 16:15 Chennai Fri, 30 Jul 21:50
Day 16: Mahabalipuram
After breakfast excursion trip to Kanchipuram and Kahabalipuram. Visit the famous Temples of Kanchipuram, Enjoy shopping here for Kanchipuram Silk. Also visit Kahabalipuram. Overnight stay at Mahabalipuram.
Day 17: Mahabalipuram- Pondicherry.
After breakfast deparuture for Pondicherry. Check in hotel. Visit Sri Aurobindo Ashram and get to see the evolving city of Auroville. Overnight stay at Poncicherry.
Day 18: Pondhicherry - Tanjore - Trichy.
After breakfast departure for Tanjore. experience the rich art of Tamil Nadu in the beautiful paintings and metal works here. Visit Brahadeshwarar Temple which dates back to 10 th -14 th century. After lunch drive to Trichy. we Srirangam , the premier Vaishnava temple in South India which is the first and most noteworthy among the 108 Vaishnava divyadesas. Then get to see the 83m high Rock Fort Temple in the center of the city of Trichy. Overnight stay at Trichy.
Day 19: Trichy - Madurai, (142 km )
After breakfast drive to Madurai. Afternoon check in hotel. Free for leisure. Evening we view the magnificent gopurams of Meenakshi temple and also witness the temple ceremony of pattabishekam' (coronation) ceremony of Goddess Meenakshi and alos wedding ceremony of Goddess Meenakshi with Lord Sundareswarar Overnight stay at Madurai.
Day 20: Madurai
In the morning after breakfast we embark on sight seeing tour of Madurai and view its places like Tirumalai Nayak Mahal, Thirupparankundram Temple,Alagar Koli,Gandhi museum . Spend the afternoon in the cozy confines of the hotel . Overnight stay at Madurai.
Day 21: Madurai - Kanyakumari. (285 KM)
After breakfast drive to Kanya Kumari(Cape Comorin), the last end of India where three Oceans meet. Evening tour of Kanyamumari. Overnight stay at Kanyakumari.
Day 22: Kanyakumari - Kovalam
After breakfast, proceed to Kovalam. Kovalam is an internationally renowned beach resort has been a favourite haunt of tourist. On account of its natural location, it affords facilities for safe sea bath. Rest of the day free for you to explore the beach. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 23: Kovalam - Alleppey ( HOUSE BOAT )
After breakfast, drive to Alleppey and transfer to the Kerala Traditional House Boat. The houseboats of Kerala offer exquisite holidays experiences. Every house boat has a drawing cum dining room; a bath attached bedroom, sit-out, sundeck and kitchenette. The water-web slowly open ups at its secrets to you, lush paddy field, pregnant palms, singing Siberian ducks. This will be your memorable experience.
House boat will cruise through the Vembanad Lake and canals to Alleppey. Visit includes Pathiramanal, Champakulam Church, R & L Block Kayal etc. Overnight at the House Boat.
Day 24: Alleppy
After breakfast at the house boat, continue the house boat tour through the canals of the lake. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 25: Alleppey - Kumarakom
After breakfast, transfer to Kumarakom. Kumarakom is an unbelievably beautiful paradise of mangrove forests, emerald green paddy fields and coconut groves interspersed with enchanting waterways and canals adorned with white lines. Situated on the Vembanad Lake, is this small water world you'll come across plenty of traditional country crafts, boats and canoes which will take you into the heart of the scenic lake. The resorts nearby offer comfortable accommodation and exclusive leisure options like an Ayurvedic Massage, yoga, meditation, boating, fishing, angling and swimming etc. Evening visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 26: Kumarakom- Thekkady
After Breakfast, proceed to Thekkady. On arrival by noon, check in at the hotel. The most renowned destination is the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary at Thekkady. Here is the natural habitat of Elephant, tiger, bison, spotted and samba deer, gaur, etc. The sanctuary is open throughout the year. Evening Game viewing by motorized boat at Periyar Lake.
Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 27: Thekkady- Munnar
After breakfast, proceed to Munnar. Upon arrival at Munnar check-in to your hotel. This is where you fill your holidays with quiet moments at 1600 meters above sea level. Relaxing within the cool stillness of thirty odd estates fanning out across the expanse of the hills. Rest of the day at leisure after a long drive. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 28: Munnar
After breakfast, proceed on with a full day sightseeing tour. Your Visit Includes Pothamedu-which offers an excellent view of Tea, coffee and cardamom plantations; Devikulam-an idyllic hill station with its velvet lawns, exotic flora and fauna; Pallivasal-the venue of the first Hydro Electric Project in Kerala; Mattupetty-the highly specialized dairy farm; Eravikulam National Park-a 97 sq.km park etc. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 29: Munnar - Cochin.
After breakfast, proceed to Cochin. Upon arrival at Cochin check-in to your hotel. Later proceeds Half Day City Tour. The sightseeing shows you the prominent landmark of Cochin viz. Jewish Synagogue constructed in 1568. This is the oldest synagogue in the Commonwealth. Known for mid 18th century hand painted willow pattered floor tiles from China, ancient scripts on copper plates etc. Visit the "Dutch Palace" with its wonderful murals depicting the entire story of the Ramayana and Mahabharata on its walls. See St. Francis Church: built in 1503 by Portuguese. This is the first European church built in India. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 30: Cochin - Delhi - Onward Journey
After breakfast transfer to Airport to board flight for Delhi. On arrival at Domestic airport New Delhi transfer to International Airport.