Destinations Covered: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Mumbai - Cochin - Periyar - Kumarakom - Chennai - Kolkata
Duration: 19 Nights/20 Days
Day 01: Arrive at Delhi
Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed by our representative, who would escort you to the hotel. Nothing is planned for the day. So you can either relax and prepare yourself for the oncoming expedition or move out and check the nearby destinations. Your overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
On Day two, after having breakfast, you will be visiting the various tourist spots in Delhi. You will be taken to Laxmi Narayan Temple - the Place of Gods, India Gate - the memorial to the soldiers who laid down their lives in the World War I. and Parliament House. Later in the afternoon, you will be visiting the Old Delhi covering Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in Asia, Red Fort - the red stone magic and Gandhi Memorial - the memoir of father of the nation. In the evening, you will be enjoying the sound & light show. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 03: Delhi - Agra
In the morning, after having breakfast, you will be driven towards Agra. En route you will be visiting the Akbar's tomb at Sikandara. Upon your arrival, our representative will help you to check-in to the hotel. Later in the afternoon, you will be taken for a city tour covering Taj Mahal - a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and Agra Red Fort. Your dinner & overnight stay will at the hotel.
Day 04: Agra - Jaipur
On this day, after breakfast, you will be driven towards Jaipur. En route you will visit Fatehpur Sikri, India's Pompeii (Old deserted capital built by Akbar) Jama Masjid, the Buland Darwaza, Palace of Jodha Bai, Birbal Bhawan & Panch Mahal. As soon as you reach Jaipur, our representative will help you to check-in the hotel. Later in the afternoon, you will free to explore the nearby areas and enjoy the Rajasthani ambiance. Overnight stay will be at a plush hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur Sightseeing
On this day, after having breakfast, you will be taken for the excursion to Amber Fort where you will enjoy the elephant ride. Later in the afternoon, after having lunch you will be taken for a city tour. In city tour you will be visiting the City Palace, which houses a series of large courtyards, beautiful gardens & buildings with a seamless blend of Rajasthani & Mughal architecture, Jantar Mantar, the royal Observatory built by Sawai Jai Singh II. This would be followed by Nawab Sahab Ki Haveli, Ram Niwas Gardens, Hawa Mahal (the Palace of Winds) - and the Bazaar. Your dinner & overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 06: Jaipur - Udaipur
On sixth day morning, you will be transferred to the airport to catch a flight for your next destination Udaipur. Upon your arrival at the airport, our representative will escort you to the hotel. Thereafter you will move on for city sightseeing. In city excursion, you will be taken for a visit to the City Palace - located amidst Lake Pichola, Eklingji & Nagda temples. This would be continued with Jagdish Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Built by Maharana Jagat Singh, it is famous as the best paradigm of the Indo-Aryan style of architecture. Later, you would be visiting Fateh Sagar Lake, Saheliyon-Ki-Bari (queen's resort for her friends) and Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk Art Museum). Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 07: Udaipur - Delhi
Early in the morning, you will check out from your hotel and move on towards your next destination Mumbai. You will be catching a flight for Mumbai from Udaipur airport. Upon your arrival, you will be received by our representative and transferred to the hotel. Later in the afternoon, you will be taken for the city sightseeing. You will be visiting the Gateway of India, Kamla Nehru Park, Mani Bhawan, Prince of Wales Museum, Dhobi Ghat. This would be followed by a visit to the Crawford Market, Marine Drive & Flora Fountain. Later you will be taken to the spectacular Hanging Gardens - situated on the slopes of Malabar Hill, providing an awe-inspiring view of Marine Drive & Chowpatty Beach. In the night, you will return to your hotel for dinner & overnight stay.
Day 08: Mumbai - Cochin
On the eighth day morning, you will be transferring to the airport to fly towards your next destination Cochin, also known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea. As soon as you reach there, our representative will help you to check-in the hotel. Later in the afternoon you will be taken for the city sightseeing. In the city tour, you will be visiting the Jewish Synagogue built in 1568, continued with St. Francis Church. Originally built of wood in 1503, the church is the oldest in India. Later in the evening, you will be taken for a Kathakali dance show. Your overnight stay will be in the hotel.
Day 09: Cochin - Periyar
Early in the morning, after having breakfast, you will be driven towards Periyar. It is sited at the western district of Tamil Naidu. This day provides you with a wonderful opportunity to indulge yourself in the picturesque beauty of Periyar - a place with mist-capped peaks, spice plantations, opens grasslands, stunning waterfalls and trekking trails. It is an ideal place to relax, enjoy and rejuvenate yourself amidst the beauty & activities of the valley. Upon your arrival, our representative will accommodate you in the hotel. Overnight stay will be in the hotel.
Day 10: Periyar
For the next three days you will be staying in Periyar. On tenth day morning, you would be taken for a boat ride on the River Kaveri. In the afternoon, you will be attending cooking lesson on how to cook delicious Kerala cuisine. The eleventh day is fully reserved for learning the nuances of cooking delicious Keralite food. On this day, you will be learning the specialty of Kerala cuisine from cooking experts. Full day you would be cooking new recipes and learning variety of foods. On the twelfth day, after breakfast you would be taken for a visit to the local spice market. Thereafter you would learn the Ayurvedic principles of cooking. In the afternoon, you will engage yourself in the vegetarian cooking class. Your dinner & overnight stay will be in the reserved hotel.
Day 13: Periyar - Kumarakom
In the morning, after having breakfast, you will further move towards your next destination Kumarakom, which is situated in the backdrop of the Vembanad Lake. It is a famous travel destination, and offers travelers a wide variety of flora and fauna. As soon as you arrive, you will be checked-in to the hotel. Later you will be taken for boat ride to Coconut Lagoon. Overnight stay will be in the hotel.
Day 14: Kumarakom
The fourteenth day of your tour is for exploring the culture and tradition of Kumarakom. In the morning, after breakfast, full day you would be reserved for learning the art of cooking traditional and authentic Kerala food. In the evening, you will return to your hotel for dinner & overnight stay.
Day 15: Kumarakom - Chennai
Early in the morning, you will leave Kumarakom behind and catch a flight towards your next destination Chennai. Upon your arrival, our representative will escort you to the hotel. Thereafter you will move on for your city excursion. You will be visiting the Kapaleeswarar temple - a temple of Lord Shiva, is built by Pallava Nayanmars in the 7 century CE. Later you will be taken for the visit of Santhome Church, Fort Museum and National Art Gallery. Overnight stay will be in the hotel.
Day 16: Chennai Sightseeing
In the morning, after having breakfast, you will be visiting the other famous places of Chennai such as MGR Memorial, Freemasons Hall, St. Mary's Church, Parthsarthy Temple etc. After the excursion, you would be attending cooking lesson, learning how to cook Madrasi specialties. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 17: Chennai - Kolkata
Early in the morning, you will move further for the sightseeing of the famous city Kanchipuram - also known as the temple city. It is one of the seven holy cities of India famous for its thousand temples. You will be taken for the visit of numerous temples including Kailasanatha Temple, Vaikunda Perumal Temple, Varatharaja Temple and Ekambareswara Temple. Continue with the visit of Kamakshi Temple, dedicated to goddess Parvati, the goddess with the eyes of love. Later you will driven towards Mahabalipuram, the famous Pallava port in the 6th and 9th centuries AD and noted for the cave temple, shore temple and monolithic rathas (rock-carved temple chariots) and bas-reliefs. In the evening, you will be returning to Chennai. Checking out of the hotel, you would move further to the airport to catch a flight for your next destination Kolkata. Overnight stay would be at a plush hotel in Kolkata.
Day 18: Kolkata
For the two days you will be staying in Kolkata, you would be exploring the local markets, famous tourist places and learning some of the scrumptious Bengali dishes of the city. The eighteenth day starts with a city sightseeing tour. You will be starting your city excursion with the visit of Kalighat Temple - a temple dedicated to the goddess Kali. A black stone idol of Goddess Kali decorated with gold and silver ornaments is ensconced here. After that you will be visiting the Dakshineswar Temple - the main temple that houses an idol of Goddess Kali on a silver lotus with thousand petals. Later you will visit the Agri-Horticultural Garden, Armenian Church, Marble Palace, St. Paul's Cathedral and many other places. Nineteenth day will be the day for you to try out a variety of Bengali food. This day, you would not only be learning how to cook Bengali food, but also get a chance to taste the flavor of the variety of food. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 20: Departure from Kolkata
This will be the last day of your trip. In the morning, after having breakfast, you will check-out from the hotel and move towards the airport from where you will catch a flight towards your onward destination.
Also Mapped to: • Jaipur Tours • New Delhi Tours • Mumbai Tours • Kolkata Tours • Cochin Tours • Udaipur Tours • Agra Tours
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