Upon arrival at Delhi international airport for 19 Nights Treasure of India Tour, you will be met by our company representative and transferred to the car to drive towards your hotel. Check-in the hotel for comfortable overnight stay.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will leave for full day guided tour in Delhi. You will visit Red Fort (Lal Qila) – this monument is made up of red sandstone and also known as “walled city”. The construction was initiated by Mughal emperor Akbar in 1526. Humayun’s Tomb- the first garden tomb of a Mughal Emperor in India and constructed by Mughal emperor Humayun’s wife Bega Begum in between 1569-1570. This monument has been declared UNESCO World Heritage Site and demonstrates Mughal architecture with Persian style of garden. Jama Masjid – largest mosque in India and was constructed between 1644 – 1658. Around twenty-five thousand people can offer prayer in this mosque at a single point of time and was constructed by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Also visit Qutub Minar – it is one of the most artistic & skilful Islamic architectures whose basic foundation was laid in 1199 AD by Qutubuddin Aibak. This thirteenth century Minar is 72.5 mts (about 238 feet) high and covered with intricate carvings and wonderful inscribed verses from the holy Quran. Lotus temple- also known as the Baha’i Temple and was constructed in the year 1986 in the form of a Lotus-like structure made up of pure white marble. It comprises of twenty-seven free-standing marble-clad petals and belongs to the Baha’i community. Visit Raj Ghat- it is a memorial built on Mahatma Ghandi’s cremation site. There are also two museums in this premises, which are Gandhi Memorial Museum and Gandhi Smriti Museum. In the evening, you will enjoy rickshaw ride in the bustling bazaars of Chandni Chowk and also tour Khari Baoli spice market. Overnight stay in hotel at Delhi.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will be transferred to the car to proceed towards Agra. On arrival, check-in the hotel for short relaxation. Later visit Agra Fort, which is made up of red sandstone and was built in the year 1565 A.D by Mughal emperor Akbar. In the evening, you will visit Taj Mahal at the time of sunset. This monument is one of the seven wonders of the world and was constructed by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan between 1632-1654 A.D. in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Overnight stay in hotel at Agra.
Please Note: Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays.
Visit Taj Mahal again at the time of sunrise and notice the beauty of this monument. Return to hotel for breakfast and short relax. Later you will be transferred to the car, as you will leave for Jaipur. En Route, visit Fatehpur Sikri – deserted city which was founded by the Mughal emperor Akbar in 1569. It is one of the finest preserved collections of Indian Mughal architecture and comprised of many buildings. Then you will visit Abhaneri, which is famous for Chand Baori step-well. it is one of India’s largest and deepest step-wells. On completion of the sightseeing, you will drive again towards Jaipur. Check-in the hotel for overnight stay.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then leave for full day guided sightseeing in Jaipur. Visit Amber fort, which is located 11 km away from city of Jaipur and was built in by Raja Man Singh in the 16th century on a hilltop. It is a wonderful example of enthralling blend of Muslim and Hindu architecture constructed in white marble and red sandstone. The highlight of this fort is Sheesh Mahal-a palace acknowledged for its intricate mirror work. You can also enjoy a wonderful elephant ride in this fort. Also visit City Palace, conceived and designed by Maharaja Jai Singh, this palace is a perfect blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. The City Palace complex has many buildings, courtyards and impressive gateways. The palace houses Diwan-e-Khas (the Hall of Private Audience), the Diwan-e-Aam, solid marble Mubarak Mahal, and Sawai Jai Singh’s seven-storey facade Chandra Mahal (“moon palace”). Chandra Mahal is still the residence of the present royal family. Then visit Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), which was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. It has more than 953 windows and the bee-hive structure is really wonderful. The king constructed this palace for the royal women to view the everyday market life through the windows. Also visit Albert Hall Museum, which is one of the oldest in the state of Rajasthan and a superb example of Indo-Saracenic architecture. The museum is located in Ram Niwas garden and has a rich and big collection of artifacts such as colorful crystal works, metal sculptures, stones, carpets and paintings. Overnight stay in hotel at Jaipur.
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will drive towards Dundlod. On arrival, check-in the hotel for short relax. Later you will visit the Dundlod fort which was constructed in 1750 A.D by Sardul Singh. This wonderful fort is an instance of cultural blend of Mughal & Rajputana art and architecture. Also visit the Diwan Khana is another stunning fort that has been constructed in the Mughal architectural style and is furnished with Louis the XIV furniture. Then visit Goenka Haveli, which is famous for its architectural design. Overnight stay in hotel at Dundlod.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will leave for Bikaner. On arrival, check-in the hotel for short relax. Later you will visit Junagarh Fort – which was constructed in between 1589 – 1593 A.D. by Raja Rai Singh. This fort is made up of red sandstone and marble. Also visit Karni Mata Temple, wherein a 14th-century incarnation of Goddess Durga is worshipped along with rats. Then visit Bhandeshwar Jain temple, which was built by Bhanda Shah (Jain merchant) in the 15th century to honor the 23rd Jain tirthankar, Parsvanathji. Also visit Lalgarh Palace and museum, which was built by Maharaja Ganga Singh in the memory of his father. Overnight stay at Bikaner.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will leave for Jaisalmer. On arrival, check-in the hotel for short relax. Later visit Jaisalmer Fort (Sonar Fort). Then you will see beautiful mansions or havelis with balconies and windows covered by fine carved screens. There are many beautiful havelis along the narrow lanes in Jaisalmer town, which has medieval ambience.. Overnight stay at Jaisalmer.
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will leave for Manvar. On arrival, you will check-in the tent resort and relax. You will enjoy Jeep safari and many other enthralling activities that are available in this fascinating camp. Overnight stay in tent at Manvar.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will leave for Jodhpur. On arrival, check-in the hotel for relax. Later you will visit Mehrangarh Fort – one of the largest forts in India, which was constructed by Rao Jodha around 1460; Umaid Bhawan Palace – one of the world’s largest private residences having 347 rooms; Jaswant Thada- a white marble memorial built in memory of Maharaja Jaswant Singh II, by his son Maharaja Sardar Singh in 1899. Overnight stay in hotel at Jodhpur.
Have breakfast at the tent resort, then you will leave for Udaipur by road. En Route, you will visit Ranakpur Jain Temple dedicated to Lord Adinath, who was the first Jain Tirthankara. It also includes Chaumukha Temple and consists of several other Jain temples like the temple of Parshvanath. Also visit Kumbhalgarh Fort and then drive again towards Udaipur. On arrival check-in the hotel for relax. Overnight stay in hotel at Udaipur.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will leave for sightseeing in Udaipur. Visit Jagdish Temple, which is an Indo-Aryan temple constructed in 1651 A.D. by Maharana Jagat Singh and dedicated to Lord Jagannath; City Palace- a big palace constructed concurrently by Maharana Uday Singh, in 1559 and his successor over 300 years. It is a great fusion of the Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles; Saheliyon-Ki-Bari – a royal garden built by Maharana Sangram Singh between 1710 – 1734 for the royal ladies. This garden has kiosks, lotus pool, fountains and marble elephants; Fateh Sagar Lake, an artificial lake constructed by Maharana Fateh Singh in 1889. Overnight stay in hotel at Udaipur.
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be dropped at Udaipur airport to board your flight to Kochi. On arrival, you will check-in the hotel for relax. Rest of the day is free for independent activities. Overnight stay in hotel at Kochi.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will explore Kochi. Visit Mattancherry Palace, which was built by the Portuguese and gifted to the Raja of Kochi in 1555. Then visit Santa Cruz Basilica, built 1905 with exquisite murals and frescoes by the Portuguese and has an excellent gothic façade flanked by two majestic towers. After this visit St. Francis Church, which was built by the Portuguese in 1503 AD is the oldest European church in India. On completion of the sightseeing, you will leave for Munnar by road. After reaching this place, you will check-in the hotel for overnight stay.
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will explore Munnar. You will visit Mattupetty dam- this concrete dam is constructed between the hill ranges and mainly used for water storage. visiting Echo Point- picnic spot wherein you will like to leisurely walk around the foggy green slopes of this lake. You can also clearly hear your loud voice echoing within this reservoir. After this, you will visit Eravikulam National Park- a wildlife sanctuary that is a safe place for the endangered species of Nilgiri Tahr because this region is the natural habitat of this animal. On completion of the sightseeing, you will leave for Munnar by road. After reaching this place, you will check-in the hotel for overnight stay.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then explore Thekkady. You will visit Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, which is a renowned tiger and elephant reserve. Here you will spot a variety of indigenous wild animals like tiger, Nilgiri Langur, giant squirrel, elephant and many more. Then visit Periyar lake, which has boating facility and you can easily see wild elephants playing in the lake. Overnight stay in hotel at Thekkady.
After having breakfast at the hotel, drive towards Kumarakom. On arrival, check-in the hotel for short relax. Later you will visit Kumarakom Beach, which is a perfect place to enjoy different types of water sports like water polo, parasailing, water skiing and many others. Then visit Vembanad Lake, which is the largest lake in Kerala. Many migratory birds come to this lake from different parts of the world. Also visit Aruvikkuzhi waterfalls, which is a 100 feet high water fall and located between the wooden landscape and rubber plantations. This makes this place one of the most picturesque waterfalls. Overnight stay in hotel at Kumarakom.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will leave Alleppey by road. On reaching this place, you will board the houseboat and start the captivating backwater cruising. You will enjoy the most enthralling holiday experience at this place and will be served with the delicious food inside the houseboat. Overnight in the houseboat.
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will leave for Kovalam. On arrival at this place, you will check-in the hotel for short relax. Later you will explore major tourist attractions like Thiruvallam Parasurama Temple, Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium and Lighthouse Beach. Overnight stay in hotel at Kovalam.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will drive towards Trivandrum. On arrival, you will be dropped at airport to board your flight to home or next destination.