North India has the unique ability to keep the footprints of its past intact, while opening a door to the present. Whether you choose a Golden Triangle Tour or one of our Rajasthan tour packages, North India is packed full of culture, adventure, history and legend and is a great place for family travel.
Kerala, a state on India's tropical Malabar Coast, has nearly 600km of Arabian Sea shoreline. It's known for its palm-lined beaches and backwaters, a network of canals. Inland are the Western Ghats, mountains whose slopes support tea, coffee and spice plantations as well as wildlife. National parks like Eravikulam and Periyar, plus Wayanad and other sanctuaries, are home to elephants, langur monkeys and tigers.Day - 01 Arrive - New Delhi - Sighseeing
Upon arrival at New Delhi Airport, Meet and Greet by IPR Representative and visit full day sightseeing of Delhi Qutub Minar: Qutub Minar is an excellent example of Afghan Architecture the Minar is 72.5mts high victory tower, the construction of which began in the final year of twelth century by QutubuddinAibak and was later completed by his successor. It has been given World Heritage Site status. Bahai Temple: Situated atop the Kalkaji Hill.
It is also known as "The Lotus Temple" due to its distinctive lotus shaped design in Marble. It was built in 1987 by the followers of Bahai faith. The temple signifies the purity and equality of all religions. Humayun's Tomb: Built by Humayun's widow, Queen Haji Begum in the 16th centuary, it is supposed to be the prototype of the Taj Mahal at Agra. After that drive past to RashtrapatiBhavan& India Gate.
Overnight stay at the Hotel.Day - 02 Delhi City Tour
After breakfast take a sightseeing tour of Chandni Chowk, a famous market once visited by merchants from Turkey, China and Holland, believed to be Asia's largest spice market. After your bazaar tour, drive down to Birla Mandir, Rajghat & en-route visit Red Fort. After lunch drive to Sultan Garhi, one of the little-known attractions of Delhi, now known to be the Dargah of Sultan Ghori. Thereafter visit the 'DilliHaat', a traditional Rural Haat or village market, but one suited for more contemporary needs.Later visit to Akshardham Temple & extra cost for light n sound show. Return to the hotel.
Overnight stay at the Hotel.Day - 03 Delhi – Agra (250KM/4hrs by drive)
After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and drive to Agra. Check in at the hotel. Afternoon visit Taj Mahal (Closed on Friday) & visit Agra Fort the extravagant white mausoleum built by Emperor Shah Jahan, in the memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Spend the afternoon exploring this unique Indo - Islamic architecture. Return to New Delhi. Upon arrival check in at hotel & Rest at leisure.
Overnight stay at the Hotel.Day - 04 Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur (145KM/5hrs by drive)
After breakfast, check out from hotel & proceed to hotel & Proceed to Jaipur. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri. & Later arrival checks in at the hotel.
During the tour you will also have a brief photography stop at Hawa Mahal - the Palace of Winds.
Overnight stay at the Hotel.Day - 05 Jaipur City Tour
Morning: enjoy your breakfast at the hotel; later proceed for an excursionvisit Amber Fort by Elephant Ride (at extra cost). Enjoy the sights of the Shish Mahal, Hall of public audiences and Maharaja Man Singh's Palace, Amber Palace. Then visit city tour of Jaipur- visiting Maharaja's City Palace, the former Royal residence, part of it is now converted into a museum. A small portion is still used by the Royal family of Jaipur. One of the major attractions of the museum is the portion known as Armoury Museum, housing an impressive array of weaponry- pistols, blunderbusses, flintlocks, swords, rifles and daggers. Later visit the Jantar Mantar, which is the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in the world, having 17 large instruments; many of them are still in working condition.
Evening enjoy ChokhiDhani with Rajasthani tradition at extra cost (If time permits).
Overnight stay at the Hotel.Day - 06 Jaipur – Cochin (By Flight on Extra Cost)
After breakfast, check out from hotel & proceed to Jaipur Airport to catch their onward flight to Cochin.
On your arrival at Cochin International Airport/ Railway station, meet our executive to Welcome & receive you. Later you will be taken to your hotel at Cochin and after lunch go for sightseeing at Historical Fort Cochin which has a rich heritage and strong historical relationship with English, Portuguese, Dutch, Arabs, Chinese etc. you can visit Dutch Palace, Asia's best-preserved Synagogue, Chinese fish nets, Sea mouth, Beach walk way etc. overnight stay.Day - 07 Cochin - Munnar (150KMS/4hrs by drive)
After Breakfast and drive to Munnar enroute visiting Cheeyaparra Falls. Arrive Munnar and check in at the hotel. Munnar is the nature-lover's paradise. Snuggling in the green and serene Kannan Devan Hills lies the quiet and restful resort of Munnar. Panoramic views of low-flying clouds and mist filled valleys make it a pretty little heaven with a cool bracing climate. It was opened out of virgin forests a century ago by pioneering planters. Within its remote and elderly churches - gracious, stone-structures with ancient chandeliers and rosewood pews. A little beyond lies Anaimudi, South India's highest peak. In the vicinity is the Eravikulam National Park, the home of the endangered Nilgiri Thar that roams on a stretch of grassland or is seen climbing the pinnacles of the undulating hills. Here you can have a glimpse of a Gaur, Langur, Lion-tailed macaque, and Elephants roaming in herds. Rest of the day will be at leisure.Day - 08 Munnar
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Later proceed for a morning sightseeing trip of Munnar; visiting the Eravikulam National Park where you can see the very rare mountain goats locally called the Nilgiri Thar, visit Mattupetty Dam which offers many fascinating sights to relish. The Shola forests around Mattupetty are ideal for trekking and bird watching, with the variety of birds found there. Kundala is a picturesque town located at the confluence of three mountain streams namely Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Enroute visit Echo Point, View Point & green carpet of Tea Gardens. Late afternoon, you will go for a stroll in Tea Estates. Meet the local people engaged in tea Industry. Evening will be at leisure.Day - 09 Munnar – Thekkady (124KMS/3HRS by Drive)
After breakfast, depart for Thekkady by road (Approx: 124 kms / 3 hrs). En route visit the panoramic Western Ghat hills covered with spice plantations and an occasional view of waterfalls and streams, several types of spice plantations like cardamom, vanilla, pepper, cinnamon and clove. On arrival at Thekkady, check into hotel. Later proceed for boating on the Periyar Lake (optional) and experience a view of calm crystal clear Periyar Lake and sanctuary. Watch different wild animals while boating. Stay overnight at Periyar.Day - 10 Thekkady – Allepey Houseboat (155KMS/4HRS By Drive)
After breakfast, depart for Alleppey by road (Approx: 155 kms / 4 hrs). On arrival, check into houseboat and spend the day at leisure. Houseboat cruise is the best way to explore the beauty of backwaters. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Enjoy lunch, evening tea/coffee with snacks and dinner on it.Day - 11 Allepey – Cochin Departure (90KMS/2HRS By Drive)
Morning breakfast, check out from hotel & get dropped at Cochin Airport for your onward journey.Tour Ends