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14 Days BEST OF NORTH AND SOUTH INDIA TOUR

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14 Days BEST OF NORTH AND SOUTH INDIA TOUR

This is a grand tour bringing in the best of the North and the South of India. Great monuments, incredible architecture, diversity of lifestyles , natural beauty, great food and some in-depth sightseeing through the diversity of India would leave an indelible mark upon your heart.

DAY 1

ARRIVAL DELHI

Meeting and assistance on arrival at the International airport, our representative’s welcome and escort you by a private car to the hotel, whilst the room keys and check-in is organized, overnight stay

Delhi, 2 Nights
DAY 2

DELHI

Start with a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi visiting the extensive Red Fort, the Jama Masjid Mosque, India’s largest and renowned as the most elegant mosque in India. Take a rickshaw ride and visit the old winding lanes of Chandni Chowk market. Also visit the spice market- Khari Baoli. Next visit the atmospheric Raj Ghat where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. In the afternoon, we take in the sights of New Delhi including the India Gate, a war memorial commemorating the Indian soldiers killed in the World War II. We also drive past the magnificent Presidential Palace and Government buildings.visit Humayun’s Tomb with its several tombs of past Mughal Emperors and Qutub Minar, India’s tallest stone tower made of red sandstone and considered an architectural marvel of the 13th century. Overnight in Delhi Read more

Delhi, 2 Nights
DAY 3

DELHI - AGRA

Today you will drive to Agra, is the dwelling place to India’s famous monument, the Taj Mahal. Agra was the capital of Mughal Empire in the 16th & 17th centuries. Check in and relax. Evening Visit Agra fort, Emperor Akbar started the construction of this huge red sandstone Agra Fort on the bank of Yamuna River in 1565. It was mainly constructed for the soldiers until his grandson, Shah Jahan, added more opulent accommodations. There are a number of attractive buildings within its porches such as SammanBurj, where Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his son, Moti Masjid, a white marble mosque, Diwan–e–Am, Diwan–e–Khas, Jahangir’s Palace, KhaasMahal and Shish Mahal. Overnight in Agra Read more

Agra, 1 Night
DAY 4

AGRA - JAIPUR

Rise early visit sunrise of Taj Mahal (Taj Mahal Closed on Fridays), perhaps the most photographed monument in the world, may you heard about the Taj Mahal and once you see so many picture of building your expectations are real high and this is the enigma about the Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal glory and beauty of building surpasses beyond all human imaginations. Return hotel for Breakfast , after we drive to Jaipur, popularly known as Pink City, the flamboyant & colourful capital of Rajasthan. With its rich & colourful past, resplendent with tales of valour & bravery, it is now one of the most important heritage cities in India. Enroute we make a stop and visit Fatehpur Sikri, which was once an imperial capital frozen in time, constructed by Akbar the Great in the 16th century. This wonderful city constructed by red sand stones was abandoned as abruptly as it had been built. It has been generally stated that it was due to failing in the water supply. Continue your drive to Jaipur and check in . Overnight in Jaipur Read more

Jaipur, 2 Nights
DAY 5

JAIPUR

Start early excursion to Amber fort, on the way to the fort don’t forget to take photographs of the beautiful Pink Palace called The Wind Palace. In the morning, sunlight on the palace seems like a flower in its full bloom. Continue to Amber Fort. Optional You can enjoy the elephant ride ascent to the fort. From the roof top of the fort you will marvel at the unforgettable views of the ancient capital of Royal Family of Jaipur. Bring your camera; it is a must! The fort is surrounded by the Aravalli Mountain Ranges and the great wall of Amber. The Mirror Palace, Persian Gardens, The Turkish Baths, Diwan-e-aam, Ganesh-Pole are the finest example of the Indo-Islamic architecture. After lunch proceed to visit the City Palace, the royal residence of Jaipur. Chandra mahal (the moon palace), Mubarak mahal (the welcome palace) and the Palace Museum are some interesting parts of the City Palace. Next to the City Palace is JantarMantar a scientific observatory built by astrologer King Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1728 AD. Singh measured time by the course of the sun’s shadow and charted the annual progress through the zodiac. The various instruments in the observatory help you to learn the scientific part of astrology. Overnight in Jaipur PS Note : Elephant Ride is subject to availability of Elephants, If Elephant is not available due to any cause then we take the clients to Amber Fort by Jeep. It is recommended to visit the Amer Fort early in the day (before 9:00 am), to guarantee a ride and avoid the queues. During the tourist season most of the elephants have finished their quote of rides by 11:00 am Read more

Jaipur, 2 Nights
DAY 6

JAIPUR - PUSHKAR

Drive to Pushkar, town famous for Pushkar fair (largest camel fair in the month of November), where a large number of cattle owners and dancers come to this village for their livelihood. On arrival, check into the hotel. Evening explore the town by walk. Pushkar has its great importance in Hindu mythology as one and only temple of Lord Brahma, ‘the creator of the universe’ is located here, visit the nearby lake which is also a religious lake, see the people, dipping in the lake. Overnight in Pushkar Read more

Pushkar, 1 Night
DAY 7

PUSHKAR - UDAIPUR

Today you will drive to Udaipur formally known as the city of lakes and Venice of East. Udaipur, the capital of the former princely state of Mewar is a beautiful city in Rajasthan. Udaipur is also referred to as the "Venice of the East" , the "Most Romantic City of India" and the "Kashmir of Rajasthan". The city of Dawn, Udaipur is a lovely land around the azure water lakes, hemmed in by the lush hills of the Aravalis. A vision in white drenched in romance and beauty, Udaipur city of Rajasthan state is a fascinating blend of sights, sounds and experiences - an inspiration for the imagination of the poets, painters and writers. Their reflection in the placid waters of the Lake Pichhola is an enticing sight. Proceed for Evening Motor launch cruise on the placid waters of Lake Pichola. From the boat you will be able to view the city of Udaipur as it rises majestically above the lake in the middle of the Rajasthan desert. Overnight in Udaipur Read more

Udaipur, 2 Nights
DAY 8

UDAIPUR

Full day to explore this beautiful city visiting The City Palace and Museum, it is considered as the largest palace complex in Rajasthan. Pratap Memorial has the bronze statue of Maharana Pratap, the legendary warrior king of Udaipur. Jagdish Temple which was built in 1651 AD. Saheliyon Ki Bari a small ornamental garden. In the evening take a walking tour through the narrow lanes and back streets of Udaipur upto the Washing Ghats at the lake Pichola. Visit one of the fine downtown restaurants for an optional dinner. Return to hotel for overnight stay in Udaipur Read more

Udaipur, 2 Nights
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DAY 9

UDAIPUR - COCHIN ( Flight)

Morning after breakfast depart to airport to connect flight to cochin , European influences are instantly apparent in this charming town picturesquely located on a number of islands squeezed between the Arabian Sea and the Kerala backwaters. The maritime history of Cochin is reflected in its blend of Dutch, Portuguese and British architecture. Relax and unwind. Overnight in Kochin Read more

Cochin, 2 Nights
DAY 10

COCHIN

Meander through the old districts of Mattancherry and Fort Cochin where the various European influences are most apparent with merchant houses and old warehouses cramming the waterfront and narrow streets. Take in the Pardesi Synagogue in Jew Town, St Francis Church, the oldest European church in India, and the highly decorated Santa Cruz Basilica. Allow time to admire the colourful murals, including depictions of the Ramayana, in the 16th century Dutch Palace. Linger in the colourful, pungent spice markets before moving on to the much-photographed Chinese nets that line the shore of Fort Cochin. In the evening, the epic Ramayana comes to life at a Kathakali performance, traditional Keralan dance, where the characters use larger than life gestures, wear outrageous costumes and dramatic make up. Read more

Cochin, 2 Nights
DAY 11

COCHIN - ALLEPPEY

After Breakfast depart from hotel and drive through the beautiful landscape to reach the land of backwaters. Experience the daily lives of the locals from the decks of a house boat. Pass women washing their clothes in the river and farmers bathing their buffalo; watch as fishermen and vegetable sellers go from house to house by boat selling their wares; pass villagers standing up to their necks in water gossiping with their neighbour. Enjoy tasty local meals as the boat drifts along and watch as the sun sets over the ever-changing scenery before retiring to your cabin to be lulled to sleep by the gently lapping water (Overnight onboard House Boat) (Full board basis). Read more

Alleppey, 1 Night
DAY 12

ALLEPPEY - KOVALAM

Disembark from Houseboat and drive to Kovalam, delightfully located on the stunning Malabar coast, Kovalam has long been a favourite with visitors to the region. The 1960s saw Kovalam put on the map when the hippies discovered the palm-fringed bays and secluded coconut groves. Development has added luxury resorts and beach hideaways for those who want to enjoy a taste of paradise. Overnight in Kovalam Read more

Kovalam, 2 Nights
DAY 13

KOVALAM

wonderful day to relax with you family on the beach. Overnight in Kovalam

Kovalam, 2 Nights
DAY 14

KOVALAM - TRIVANDRUM

After breakfast it's time for farewells to your Driver and a wistful wave goodbye to Southindia. You will dropped at Trivandrum airport to connect your onward flight..

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Delhi
Day 3
Location Agra
Hotel Taj resorts
Day 4
Location Jaipur
Day 6
Location Pushkar
Day 7
Location Udaipur
Day 9
Location Cochin
Day 11
Location Alleppey
Hotel Houseboat
Day 12
Location Kovalam

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Accommodation with breakfast at listed hotels or equivalent
  • All internal travel by private chauffeur driven air-conditioned transport as per the itinerary
  • 24 hour point of contact.
  • Cycle Rickshaw tour in Delhi
  • Elephant ride ascent to Amber fort ,Jaipur
  • Boat Ride in Lake Pichola, Udaipur (Subject to water level)
  • Local guides
  • All Applicables taxes

Package excludes

  • Meals other than those specified as per itinerary
  • Monuments Entrance Fees on spot payment basis subject to monument visits
  • Camera fee , Visa fees & Travel Insurance
  • Expense of personal nature such as bar bills, extra beverages, mineral water, laundry, Postal, Phone
  • Additional expense which may arise due to landslide, strikes etc..situation beyond our control
  • International / Domestic flight tickets.
  • All other than those listed in above inclusion
  • Any additional taxes levied in the future by the Govt. of India or State Government will be charged extra.

More information

  • *Please note- Red Fort, Lotus Temple and Akshardham Temple remain closed on Mondays.
  • Dutch Palace and Jewish Synagogue ( cochin) are closed on Fridays and Saturdays
  • Taj Mahal closed on Fridays

REVIEWS

3 Reviews

CAYLA, Canada

I'm now back in canada after a more than 3 weeks of a much enjoyable trip in south india. I wanted to thank you very sincerely for your very good and truly efficient organization which has definitely contributed to the perfect smoothness of this trip. Everything was perfect: a very efficiently planned schedule, an itinerary perfectly adapted to what I wanted to see... Read more

MORS MARIA, Poland

We would like to thank you and everyone involved for organising our recent tour to India. Our driver Saravanan was marvellous. His driving skills were meticulous and he was interesting companionship. We found the tour to be a perfect pace for us and the upgrade to the Innova the right choice. The guides all provided very comprehensive and interesting commentaries together with some humour thrown in.. Read more

Gertie Rutten, Belgium

Thank you so much for introducing me to India. It has been a wonderful experience in so many ways – the countryside, the temples, the food, the company of like-minded travellers. Your care and spirituality allowed me to open up to it all.

Passionate about India & travel!!

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