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North India Trip with Kerala

North India Trip with Kerala


Destination : Delhi - Mandawa - Bikaner - Jaisalmer - Jodhpur - Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Abhaneri - Agra - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Cochin - Munnar - Thekkedy - Alleppey - Kovalam - Delhi
Duration : 23 Nights - 24 Days

Day 01: Arrival Delhi
Welcome to Colourful India. On arrival at Airport you will be received by our representative and assisted to your hotel. Overnight at Delhi. 

Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast tour of Delhi visit Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, Humayun Tomb, Lotus Temple, Raj Gath, India Gate. And drive past parliament house and President house. Evening visit Akshar Dham Temple. Overnight at hotel. 

 
Day 03: Delhi – Mandawa drive (250 Km/ 5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Mandawa, upon arrival check-in at hotel for 01 night stay. Evening visit to village & there are a number of fascinating havelis in Mandawa, all of them adorned with beautiful wall paintings. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Mandawa - Bikaner drive (190 Km/ 4 hrs)
Breakfast & drive to Bikaner, arrival transfer to hotel for 01 night stay. Evening sightseeing of Bikaner visit Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace & Camel breeding farm. Overnight at hotel.

Day 05: Bikaner – Jaisalmer drive (350 Km/ 6 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Jaisalmer, check into hotel for 02 nights stay. Leisure & overnight at hotel. 

Day 06: Jaisalmer
Breakfast at hotel and later proceed to sightseeing of Jaisalmer Fort, Salim Singh ki Haveli, Patwon ki Haveli & Gadisar Lake. Evening experience the camel ride & Sunset at Sam Sand Dunes. Overnight at hotel.

Day 07: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur drive (280 Km/ 5.5 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Jodhpur, check into hotel for 01 night stay. Afternoon visit Mehrangarh Fort & Jaswant Thada. Evening free for on own and overnight at hotel. 

 

Day 08: Jodhpur – Jaipur drive (350 Km/ 6.5 hrs)
After breakfast at hotel and later drive to Jaipur,On arrival our company representative would assist you to check in hotel for 02 nights stay. Leisure and overnight at Jaipur.

Optional: Evening traditional Rajasthani Dinner at Chokhi Dhani with Cultural activities.

Day 09: Jaipur
After breakfast at hotel. Proceed for excursion to Amber Fort in the outskirts of Jaipur followed by Elephant ride to the fort. Proceed for sightseeing of Palace of Winds better known as Hawa Mahal, City Palace Museum, Jantar Mantar (Observatory). And Albert Hall Museum & Birla Temple. Rest of the day free for on own activities and overnight at Jaipur. 

Day 10: Jaipur – Agra drive (240 Km/ 5 hrs) via Abhaneri & Fatehpur Sikri
After breakfast you drive to Agra. En-route visit Abhaneri (95 Km from Jaipur): The small village of Abhaneri has one of India's deepest and largest step wells (also known as tank gardens). Step wells are unique to India. They were used as cool places of resort, as pools for ritual cleansing before a temple visit and as a water supply for dry weather. There is a temple adjoining the step well.

And visit Fatehpur Sikri (40 Km from Agra) (old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty) visiting The Buland Darwaza / Palace of Jodha Bai / Birbal Bhawan & Panch Mahal. On arrival check-in at hotel for 01 night stay. Later visit Agra Fort. Overnight at hotel.

Day 11: Agra – Khajuraho by Train at 1105 / 1930 hrs  
Taj visit by sunrise. Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) - the most extravagant monument ever built for love Mumtaj Mahal by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1633. Later back to hotel for breakfast and transfer to Agra cantt railway station for train to Khajuraho. Arrival transfer to hotel for 01 night stay. 

Day 12: Khajuraho – Varanasi by overnight train at 2130 hrs
Morning after breakfast visit Khajuraho Temples. 

Khajuraho has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples in India. The temples are famous for their erotic sculptures, as well as depiction of life in all its forms.

Evening drive to Satna (114 Km) railway station for board overnight train to Varanasi.

Day 13: Varanasi arrival at 0510 hrs
Upon arrival at Mughal Sarai railway station, you will be received by our representative and transfer to your hotel for 02 nights stay. (Early check-in is subject to availability)  

Afternoon visit Sarnath: where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma and also where the original Sangha was formed. Consequently, it is one of the 4 main Buddhist pilgrimage destinations. Evening attend the prayer ceremony at the Ghats. Overnight at hotel.

 

Varanasi, also commonly known as Banaras and Kashi is a city situated on the banks of the River Ganges in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, regarded as holy by Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and probably the oldest of India.

Day 14: Varanasi
Early morning enjoy the boat ride on river Ganges. Later back to hotel for breakfast and tour of Ancient city ghats, temples & streets bazaars. Overnight at hotel. 

Day 15: Varanasi – Cochin by flight
After breakfast transfer airport for flight to Cochin via Delhi / Mumbai. On arrival at Airport you will be received by our representative and assisted to your hotel. Overnight at Cochin.

Day 16: Cochin – Munnar drive      
Morning breakfast 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. Afternoon drive to Munnar, check into hotel for 02 night stay.  

Day 17: Munnar
Breakfast at 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.Your Visit Includes Pothamedu-which offers an excellent view of Tea, coffee and vcardamom 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. Overnight at hotel.    

Day 18: Munnar – Thekkady drive  
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 19: Thekkady – Alleppey drive (House Boat) 
After breakfast at the Resort, transfer to the Kerala Traditional House Boat.(Kettuvallam)  The houseboats of Kerala offer exquisite holidays experiences.  Every Kettuvallam (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 20: Alleppey – Kovalam drive 
After your breakfast, disembark from House boat and proceed to Kovalam. Upon arrival check-in to your hotel. Later enjoy sightseeing in Trivandrum, visit Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple, Napier museum and Sri Chitra Art Gallery and relax on the beautiful beaches. Overnight at Kovalam.

Day 21: Kovalam
Day at leisure to relax on the beach. Overnight at hotel.

Day 22: Kovalam
Day at leisure to relax on the beach. Overnight at hotel.

Day 23: Kovalam
Day at leisure to relax on the beach. Overnight at hotel.

Day 24: Kovalam – Trivandrum & flight to Delhi - Onward Journey

After breakfast transfer to Trivandrum airport for flight to Delhi. Further flight back to home