Duration: 17 Nights / 18 Days Places Covered: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Delhi - Chennai - Trivandrum
- Cochin - Periyar - Madurai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Chennai Day 01: Arrival at Delhi
Company representatives will receive you on arrival at the international
airport in Delhi late in the night or midnight. Transfer to your hotel.
Overnight will be at Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi
Breakfast will be at the hotel.
Start a full-day tour of Old and Delhi.
Overnight will be at Delhi.
Day 03: Delhi - Agra
Start for Agra early in the morning after breakfast.
En-route you will visit the SIKANDRA. Check in at hotel.
Overnight will be at Agra.
Day 04: Jaipur Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel.
Proceed for a morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to
Relax in the evening or visit the markets. Overnight will be at Jaipur.
Day 05: Jaipur - Delhi After leisurely breakfast proceed for shopping.
Leave for Delhi after lunch. Reach Delhi and you will be transferred
to airport for flight with sweet memories of India after FAREWELL DINNER.
Day 06: Delhi - Chennai Transfer to hotel Le Meridien (near the airport)
Day 07: Chennai - Trivandrum Transfer to Somatheeram Ayurvedic Resort
Day 08: Ayurvedic Beach Resort Relax and enjoy the facilities at the resort including private beach,
yoga, massage, nature walks, classical music and dance programs on open-air
stage, visits to local traditional village.
Day 09: Backwaters of Kerala From the resort drive to the pier to board a private rice boat (70 kms/2
hrs drive) and then cruise through the narrow canals and wide lakes enjoying
the scenic natural beauty -- coconut trees, rice patties, small villages.Meals
and overnight on houseboats.
Day 10: Backwaters - Cochin Morning relax on houseboat, after lunch drive to Cochin 65 Kms/ 1 1/12
hrs.), transfer to hotel. Taj Mallabar Hotel, overlooking the harbor, sea
Day 11: Cochin Full day sighseeing: palaces, museums. Enjoy a Kathakali dance performance
at Cochin Cultural Center, arriving by 5 pm to watch the make-up. Dinner
at traditional Kerala restaurant. Taj Mallabar Hotel
Day 12: Periyar Periyar Wild life Sanctuary Home to bison, antelopes, sambars, wild
boars, monkeys, langurs, a wide variety of birds, and some 750 elephants.
Game viewing by private motor-boat in the evening, (the best time to see
wild life). Hotel Taj Garden Retreat
Day 13: Periyar - Madurai Relax at Periyar in the morning. In afternoon, drive to Madurai (135
kms./ 4hrs. drive), "The Temple City of India." Evening relaxed
overview of the city, independent strolling. Hotel Taj Garden Retreat in
Day 14: Madurai Full day sighseeing: Sri Meenakshi Temple, Tirumalai Nayak Palace, Tiruparankundram
(rock-cut)Temple, Alagarkoil Temple Evening fly Madurai-Madras dep 19:40
arr 20:30 arr. OR 20:40 dep.-21:30 arr. Hotel Taj Garden Retreat
Day 15: Madras Full day sightseeing of Madras: Kapaleeshwarar Temple, San Thome Cathedral,
Sri Parthasarathy Temple, Fort St. George, the Marina. Hotel Taj Coromandel,
Day 16: Drive to Kanchipuram Visit temples of Kanchipuram enroute to Mahabalipuram. Kailasanatha
Temple, Vaikunta Perumal Temple, Sri Ekambaranathar Temple, Kamakshi Amman
Temple, Devarajaswami Temple. On arrival in Mahabalipuram transfer to Hotel
Day 17: Mahabalipuram Morning relax; afternoon sightseeing: Five Rathas, Shore Temple, ArjunaÕs
Penance, Mandapams, Krishna Mandapam.
Day 18: Madras Relax in the morning. Late afternoon drive back to Madras (80kms./2hrs.
drive). Transfer to international airport for flight home.
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