Day 01: Home Delhi
Arrive Delhi International airport, you will be met and assisted
by our representative to the hotel, check in at the hotel. Relax
and overnight in Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi
Morning take a sight seeing tour of Old & New Delhi. Morning
visit Old Delhi: The important places in Old Delhi include the majestic
Red Fort, the historical Chandni Chowk and if time permits you can
visit Raj Ghat the Memoir of Mahatma Gandhi. Afternoon visit New
Delhi visit the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the one-time imperial residence
of the British viceroys; the India Gate, a memorial raised in honour
of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war; the Laxmi
Narayan Temple, built by the Birlas, one of Indias leading
industrial families; Qutab Minar, built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of
the Slave Dynasty; and the lotus-shaped Bahai Temple. Evening
relax, overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Delhi Shimla 350 km (7 hrs)
Morning drive to Shimla, on arrival transfer to hotel. Day free
to relax at the hotel over looking the Himalayan mountains. Overnight
Day 04: Shimla
Morning take a sightseeing tour of Shimla visiting Naldhera Golf
Course, Fagu Valley view Point, and Kufri snow point.
Evening free for shopping at the Mall road of Shimla. Overnight
at the Hotel.
Day 05: Shimla Manali 280 kms (6 hrs)
Morning checkout and drive to Manali 280 kms. Arrive in the
evening and transfer to the hotel. Evening free at leisure. Overnight
at the hotel.
Day 06: Manali
Morning local sight seeing of Manali, visiting Hadimba Devi Temple,
Vashist Kund Hot water springs, Tibetan Monasteries and market.
Later in the day visit Rahla Falls & Solang Valley known as
snow points of Manali. Evening return to the hotel and overnight.
Day 07: Manali
Morning take an excursion tour to Manikaran Hot Water Springs
and Kullu market known for Shawls and woolen clothings. Return
to the hotel in the evening and overnight.
Day 08: Manali Parwanoo (300 kms - 6 hours)
Morning checkout and drive to Parwanoo, on arrival transfer to Timber
Trail Resort on a hillock by cable car. Evening free to enjoy the
ambiance of the place. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 09: Parwanoo Delhi
Morning checkout and drive to Delhi 200 kms, on arrival in
the afternoon transfer to hotel. Evening visit Old Delhi to see
Red Fort where one can enjoy Sound & Light Show, also visit
Jama Masjid & Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 10: Delhi Jaipur 250 kms 5 hrs.
Morning checkout and drive to Jaipur, on arrival transfer to hotel.
Day free to relax till evening. Evening visit Rani Sati Gardens,
Temple of Galta, Birla Temple of White Marble and in at the time
of dinner visit Chokhi Dhani - an ethnic resort serving Rajasthani
& Continental cuisine with live music and puppet shows in an
ambiance of an ethnic village. Return to the hotel for overnight.
Day 11: Jaipur
Morning take an excursion tour to Amber Fort - 11kms, and enjoy
elephant ride to ascend/ descend this great fort. Later take sight
seeing tour of Jaipur visiting City Palace, Hawa Mahal, and Jantar
Mantar Observatory all within the vicinity of City Palace. Rest
of the day free for shopping & individual activities, overnight
at the hotel.
Day 12: Jaipur Agra - 230 kms 5 hrs.
Morning checkout and drive to Agra enroute sightseeing of Fatehpur
Sikri the city built by Mughal Emperor Akbar, visit Bulund Darwaza,
Jama Masjid, and Tomb of Shaikh Salim Chisti; continue to Jaipur
visiting Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival in Agra transfer to hotel, afternoon
free to relax. Take a sight seeing tour of Agra visiting Diwan -
e Am (Chambers of Common men), Diwan e Khas (Chamber
of VIPs), Octagonal Tower, Jehangir Palace, all in the vicinity
of Agra Fort and Tomb of Ittamuddaulahs. Later in the day visit
The Grand Taj Mahal where you should spent some time, evening visit
the Inlay Handicraft Market of Agra, overnight at the hotel in Agra.
Day 13: Agra Delhi (200 kms 4 hrs) Bangalore
by air at 1950 hrs.
Early morning one can visit the Taj Mahal to see it over the sunrise,
later in the day checkout at 1200 hrs & drive to Delhi, on arrival
in Delhi transfer to airport to board the flight for Bangalore at
1950 hrs, assistance on arrival in Bangalore at 2220 hrs transfer
to hotel. Relax and overnight at the hotel.
Day 14: Bangalore
Morning take a sight seeing tour of Bangalore visiting Tipu Sultans
Palace, Government Museum, Vidhan Soudha, Bull Temple, Cubbon &
Lal Bagh. Evening visit Ulsoor Lake and M. G. Road for shopping,
overnight at the hotel.
Day 15: Bangalore Mysore 139 kms 3 hrs.
Morning checkout and drive to Mysore enroute visiting visit Tomb
of Tipu Sultans at Sirangapatnam, on arrival in Mysore transfer
to hotel. Later during the day visit Lalitha Mahal palace, Mysore
Palace, Chamundi Hills and in the evening visit musical Gardens
of Brindavan. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 16: Mysore Ooty - 150 kms 5 Hrs due to Hilly
Morning checkout and drive through Bandipur Wild Life Sanctuary
to Ooty, you have a chance to spot wild elephants while you drive
through lush green Bandipur Wild Life Sanctuary. On arrival transfer
to hotel. Rest of the day free to relax, one can visit the lake
side in the evening. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 17: Ooty
Morning take a toy train to Coonoor, assistance on arrival, visit
Lambs Rock, Dolphins Nose and St. Catherines fall in Coonoor
and drive back to Ooty through tea & coffee plantations. Evening
visit Botanical Gardens. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 18: Ooty Kodai Kanal 280 kms - 6 hrs.
Morning checkout and drive to Kodai Kanal, on arrival transfer to
hotel early in the evening. Day free to relax, overnight at the
Day 19: Kodai Kanal
Morning take sight seeing tour of Kodai Kanal visiting pillar rocks,
green valley, brynts park, telescope House and solar physical observatory.
Evening take a boat ride at Kodai lake or visit Silver Cascade Water
falls. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 20: Kodai Kanal Madurai 113 kms.
Morning checkout and drive to Madurai 113 kms, on arrival
transfer to hotel. After lunch visit Meenakshi Temple, Tirumalai
Nayak Palace & Temple. Evening visit the famous Sari Market
of Madurai. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 21: Madurai Thekkaddy 150 kms 4 hrs.
Morning checkout and drive to Thekkaddy, on arrival transfer to
hotel. Take a boat ride at Periyar Lake in the evening at 1700 hrs.
Later visit the spice market in Thekkaddy. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 22: Thekkaddy Kumarakom 130 kms 3 hrs.
Morning checkout and drive to Kumarakom 130 kms, on arrival
transfer to hotel facing the Vembanad Lake, later in the day visit
Kumarakom bird sanctuary, & in the evening one can take sunset
cruise at the Vembanad Lake, overnight in Kumarakom.
Day 23: Kumarakom Alleppey by Houseboats (Kettuvalam)
Morning transfer to houseboats to cruise for overnight journey to
Alleppey, you can anchor the houseboat where you feel is a nice
location. Enjoy sunset over the Vembanad Lake, overnight in the
houseboats. Note that the houseboat will have separate bedrooms
with attached toilet, dinning area and a sun deck.
Day 24: Alleppey Cochin (60 kms)
Arrive Alleppey in the morning, brekafast will be provided on board
the houseboat, assistance on arrival at the Jetty, drive to Cochin,
on arrival transfer to hotel. Later in the day take a sight seeing
tour of Cochin. Cochin has one of the oldest churches in India,
500 years old Portuguese houses, cantilevered Chinese fishing nets,
the historical Palace built by the Portuguese, Jew town, complete
with an immaculately preserved synagogues. Also visit Mantanacherrry
Palace : Built by the Portuguese. More important are the astonishing
Murals, depicting scenes from the Ramayana, Mahabaratha and puranic
legends connected with Shiva, Vishnu, Krishna Kumara and Durga.
These beautiful murals rarely seem to be mentioned, although they
are one of the wonders of India. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 25: Cochin Goa (By air at 1415 hrs/ 1555 hrs)
Morning free at leisure, later in the day transfer to airport to
board the flight for Goa at 1415 hrs, assistance on arrival at 1555.
Evening free to relax, overnight at the beach resort.
Day 26: Goa
Morning day free to enjoy the amenities available at the resort.
In the afternoon take a sightseeing tour of Old Goa - 10 km from
Panjim, the Basilica of Bom Jesus, the 16th century church dedicated
to Infant Jesus and enshrining the mortal remains of St. Francis
Xavier, is one of the most important sights of Goa. The other churches
in the same area are St. Cathedral, with its vaulted interior, Church
of Our Lady of Rosary and Nunnery of St. Monica. The Aguada Fort,
built by the Portuguese, commands the mouth of the Mandovi River
and houses a lighthouse. In the evening enjoy Cruise over Mandovi
River. Drive back to the beach resort for overnight.
Day 27: Goa Mumbai (Bombay) By air at 1300 hrs.
Morning checkout and transfer to airport to board the flight for
Bombay at 1300 hrs, on arrival transfer to hotel. Day free to relax
at the hotel near Juhu Beach. Evening one can stroll at the beach.
Overnight in Bombay.
Day 28: Mumbai (Bombay)
Morning take a city tour visiting Gateway of India The imposing
stone archway in Indo-Saracenic architecture built in 1911, later
cruise by motor boats to Elephanta island lies 9 km north-east to
Apollo Bunder or Gateway of India. The island which was known as
Gharapuri earlier is the glorious abode of Lord Shiva. This island
was renamed, Elephanta by the Portuguese who landed here, after
they saw the majestically carved elephant on this island. Spread
over an area of 500 sq mt is the cave temple of Elephanta. A flight
of 100 steps takes you to the top of the hill where it is set. The
temple houses large pillars that seem to hold the ceiling which
is made of cross beams. The picturesque presentation of the 9 marvelous
sculptured panels, set on the walls are awe-inspiring. The most
famous of the panels is the Trimurthi, or triple-headed Shiva, where
the God is depicted as the destroyer, the preserver and the creator.
Later in the afternoon cruise back to Gateway of India. Later visit
Prince of Wales Museum, Parliament House, Marine Drive, Jain Temple,
Hanging Gardens, Mani Bhawan, Mahalaxmi Temple and Haji Ali Shrine.
Evening free for leisure, overnight in Bombay.
Day 29: Mumbai (Bombay) Back Home
Morning day free for shopping & individual activities, after
farewell dinner transfer to airport to board the flight back home.