Duration : 18 Days / 17 Nights
Destinations : New Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Mumbai - Cochin - Munnar - Alleppey - Kovalam - Trivandrum - New Delhi.
Day 01: New Delhi (ARRIVAL): Welcome to Incredible India!!! Upon arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi (the capital city of India), the representative of Western India Nature Tours will receive you with warm welcome with Indian tradition and then transfer you to the pre-booked hotel. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 02: New Delhi: After breakfast move out for a daylong sightseeing of Delhi. Delhi, an energetic city, with a unique blend of the ancient and the contemporary era. Delhi has two visible parts: New Delhi, the city created by the British in 1911 as the Imperial capital of India and Old Delhi considered as the Muslim capital of India between the 17th and the 19th century. Major attractions to see and explore in this city include Rajghat, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Birla Temple, Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate, Old Fort, Lotus Temple, etc. There are many other attractions and cultural objects in this city you can see depending on your time. On time return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03: Agra: visit Taj Mahal - imposing Red Fort on the banks of the Yamuna, established by Akbar in 1565.Continue to the Taj Mahal, the great monument to love, and built by Shah Jahan as a memorial to his wife Mumtaz. oday after breakfast drive to Agra. Agra fort – built by the great emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D., the fort is a masterpiece of design and construction. Within the fort are a number of exquisite buildings, including the Moti Masjid, Diwane-I-Am, Diwane-I-Kas and Musamman Burj, where the Emperor Shah Jahan died in imprisonment, besides Jahangir’s Palace, Khaas Mahal and the Sheesh Mahal. Itmad-ud-Daulah built by Empress Noor Jehan in the memory of Her Father. Overnight stay in Hotel. Night stay in your hotel. - Taj Mahal Closed on Friday.
Day 04: Jaipur: Morning drive to Jaipur. On arrival, check-in at your hotel. In the evening take a walk through the colorful Bazaar. Overnight stay in Jaipur
Day 05: Jaipur: After breakfast, visit Amber Fort - Journey architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the Maota Lake below. Go up the fort on the back of a gaily-caparisoned elephant true to the style of the Maharajas of the past. The interiors of the fort have various royal halls decorated with intricate ivory, mirror and glasswork complemented by exquisite wall paintings. Afternoon venture back into the city tour: Visit the City Palace Museum where you can see an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal Art. The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princes, carpets, an armory of old weapons, miniature paintings portraying court scenes, battle scenes and processions, Also visit the awe inspiring Jantar Mantar (an accurate observatory built in 1726 AD). Also included is a photo visit at the Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). Overnight stay in Jaipur.
Day 06: Udaipur: Morning drive to Udaipur. On arrival, check-in at your hotel. In the evening take a walk through the colorful Bazaar. Take a boat ride on Lake Pichola, and visit the Jag Mandir Palace amidst the lake, the picturesque beauty of the palace will take your breath away. Overnight stay in Udaipur
Day 07: Udaipur: After breakfast, a day for the local sightseeing of Udaipur. Udaipur is famous around the world as the City Of Lakes or Venice of East. The Pichola, Udai Sagar, Fateh Sagar and Swaroop Sagar in this city are considered some of the most beautiful lakes in the state. The City Palace of Udaipur built in 1559 is a must-visit for all tourists to Udaipur. We also visit Jagdish Mahal & Sahelion Ki Bari. Evening enjoy the boat ride on Lake Pichola. Overnight stay in Udaipur
Day 08: Mumbai: Morning board a flight to Mumbai. On arrival check-in at your hotel. In the afternoon, take a half day sightseeing tour of Mumbai starts with the Gateway of India, Museum and Hanging Gardens. Over night at your hotel.
Day 09: Mumbai: After breakfast, a day for the local sightseeing of Mumbai. Over night at your hotel.
Day 10: Cochin:Arrive in Cochin, the commercial capital of Kerala. This afternoon, you visit the Jewish synagogue built in 1568, walk to the adjacent Dutch Palace, and see the famous Chinese fishing nets. Stay overnight.
Day 11: Cochin: After having a leisurely breakfast, move out for sightseeing of Cochin . Overnight in your hotel.
Day 12: Munnar: Today, you will be transferred by road to Munnar (130 kms/4 hrs), one of southern India's most popular hill stations. Stay overnight.
Day 13: Munnar: This morning, you will proceed on a sightseeing tour of the picturesque Mattupettu Dam, where you have an opportunity to go boating, you continue your tour to Echo Point. Stay overnight.
Day 14: Alleppey (Houseboat): After having a leisurely breakfast drive to Alleppey This morning, you will disembark at the Alleppey boat jetty, see the spectacular sunset in the Arabian Sea. Stay overnight. Air conditioned Deluxe House Boat.
Day 15: Kovalam: This morning, you witness the magnificent sunrise over the Bay of Bengal. You are later transferred by road to Kovalam (53 kms / 2 hrs). Stay overnight.
Day 16: Kovalam : This entire day is at leisure. OR take an optional sightseeing and shopping tour of Trivandrum. Stay overnight. Stay overnight.
Day 17: Kovalam : After having a leisurely breakfast, This entire day is at leisure. OR take an optional sightseeing and shopping tour of Trivandrum. Stay overnight.
Day 18: Trivandrum – New Delhi (DEPARTURE): After breakfast, day at leisure, later transfer to airport / railway station for your flight / train to your onward destination.(The Tour Ends)
· Welcome Dinner at Jaipur.
· Invitation to Indian family house to experience real culture and tradition.