Duration: 22 Nights / 23 Days.
Destinations : Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Orchha – Khajuraho – Varanasi – Mumbai – Kochi – Periyar – Madurai – Trichy – Tanjore – Pondicherry – Mahabalipuram – Kanchipuram – Chennai.
Day 01 : Arrival in Delhi
Arrive in Delhi. IndiaTravelTours.Net representative receives you at New Delhi International Airport with warm welcome. Then you will be transferred to the hotel booked. Enjoy your welcome dinner and stay overnight in cozy beds at the hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi
Take your breakfast at the hotel. Embark on Delhi Sightseeing tours covering —
- Red Fort – a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Humayun’s Tomb – a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Qutub Minar – a UNESCO World Heritage Site (Longest Brick Minaret in the World)
- Jama Masjid – Largest Mosque in India
- Rajghat – Final Resting Place of Mahatma Gandhi
- India Gate – an Imposing War Memorial
- Old Fort – Purani Quila
- Lotus Temple – the Bahai House of Worship
- President House & Parliament House
- Akshardham Temple – the Largest Hindu Temple Complex in the World
- Birla Temple – Laxmi Narayan Temple
Dinner and Overnight Stay will be at Hotel.
Day 03 : Delhi – Jaipur
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Jaipur – the Pink City of India and the Capital of Rajasthan. On arrival in Jaipur, IndiaTravelTours.Net representative transfers you to the hotel. In evening, roam in colorful and bustling bazaars of Jaipur. You may shop for some exquisite colorful handicrafts. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 04 : Jaipur
Have relaxed breakfast at the hotel. Embark on Jaipur Sightseeing tours covering —
- Amber Fort Palace – By an Elephant Ride
- City Palace Complex – Museum, Gardens, Courtyards, Palaces, Temples, Fountains, etc
- Hawa Mahal – the Palace of Winds
- Jantar Mantar – The Royal Observatory
- Albert Hall Museum – Government Central Museum
- Jal Mahal Palace, Jaigarh Fort and Nahargarh Fort
Dinner and Overnight Stay will be at the Hotel.
Day 05 : Jaipur – Agra
Drive to Agra. Stop at Fatehpur Sikri (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) on the way.
Fatehpur Sikri Attractions –
- Buland Darwaza – the Largest Gateway in the World
- Panch Mahal and Salim Chisti Mosque
- And Ruins of many monuments.
Continue to Agra – the City of Taj Mahal. On arrival in Agra, Check into your hotel booked. Dinner and Overnight Stay will be at Hotel.
Day 06 : Agra
Sunrise visit of Taj Mahal – One of the Seven Wonders of the World, one of the most beautiful buildings in the world, the Ultimate Symbol of Love composed in White Marble, a UNESCO World Heritage Site – Unmatched Beauty – built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his darling wife Mumtaz Mahal
- Visit of Agra Fort – an opulent Mughal Citadel built by Akbar (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
- Visit of Itmad-Ud-Daullah Tomb – the Baby Taj or the Little Taj or the Draft of Taj Mahal
Dinner and Overnight Stay will be at the hotel.
Day 07 : Agra – Jhansi (By train) Jhansi – Orchha (By surface)
Morning transfer to railway station to board the train to Jhansi, Arrive Jhansi & drive to Orchha & transfer to hotel. Later tour of this historical site with splendid temples and monuments. Some of the palaces were decorated with painted murals which symbolize the finest flowering of the Bundela School of painting. Dinner and Overnight Stay will be at the hotel.
Day 08 : Orchha – Khajuraho (By surface)
After hearty breakfast drive to Khajuraho – the renowned temples of Khajuraho are an unsurpassed experience. Accredited as one of the world’s creative wonders, these temples dedicated to the Hindu pantheon of Gods are enclosed in carvings that are a paean to life and love. Khajuraho has attained eminence for the sensual appeal of its erotic sculptures. Arrive Khajuraho and transfer to hotel. Spend evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 09 : Khajuraho
After hearty breakfast at the hotel, embark on full day sightseeing tour of Khajuraho Temple Complex – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Temples are divided into three groups namely Western Group, Eastern Group, and Southern Group. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 10 : Khajuraho – Varanasi (By Air)
After hearty breakfast, you will be transferred to airport to board the flight for Varanasi – the oldest living city in the world. Arrive Varanasi and check into hotel. Later proceed for sight seeing of Varanasi (the oldest and holiest city of India) covering Temples, Aurangazeb’s Mosque and Benaras Hindu University. In the evening view “Aarti” ceremony on the Ghats. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 11 : Varanasi – Mumbai (By Air)
IN the early morning proceed for boat cruise over Ganga River. Later take excursion to Sarnath to visit Deer Park, Buddhist Sites, Deer Park, Monasteries and Sarnath Archaeological Museum. In time you will be transferred to Varanasi Airport to board flight for Mumbai. On arrival in Mumbai, you will be transferred to you hotel booked for overnight.
Day 12 : Mumbai
Breakfast will be at the hotel.
Half Day Sightseeing of Mumbai City covers –
- Gateway of India – the Stone Archway designed by Wittett in 16th Century
- The Prince of Wales Museum
- Delightful Juhu & Chowpatty Beach
- Dhobi Ghat – a vast Outdoor Laundry
- Illuminating Marine Drive
- Kamala Nehru Park
- Hanging Gardens
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminal (Victoria Terminus)
Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 13 : Mumbai – Kochi (By Air)
On arrival in Kochi, IndiaTravelTours.Net transfers you to the hotel booked. Proceed for sightseeing tour of Kochi covering —Mattancherry Dutch Palace, St Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Willington Islands, Hill Palace Museum, Portuguese Buildings, Paradesi Synagogue (Jew Town), Spice Markets, Chinese Fishing Nets, etc.
Dinner and Overnight will be at Hotel.
Day 14 : Kochi – Periyar
After Hearty breakfast drive to Periyar. On arrival at Periyar, Check into your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 15 : Periyar
Hearty breakfast at the hotel.
Boat Cruise on Periyar Lake to view Wildlife.
Game Drive inside the Forest of Periyar National Park.
Biggest attractions of the Park –
- Herds of Indian Elephants.
Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 16 : Periyar – Madurai
After hearty breakfast drive to Madurai. On arrival, check into your hotel.
Visit the Meenakshi Amman Temple – an excellent example of Dravidian Style of Temple Architecture. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 17 : Madurai – Trichy
After hearty breakfast drive to Trichy – one of the very ancient towns of Tamil Nadu. In evening visit famous temples of Trichy. Visit the great temple of Srirangam – an island on the Cauvery. This is a gigantic temple with a 100 pillar hall highly ornamented with carvings. Dinner and overnight stay will be at Trichy.
Day 18 : Trichy – Tanjore
After hearty breakfast drive to Tanjore. In the afternoon enjoy sightseeing of Tanjore. Also called a city of temples, Tanjore is spotted with no fewer than 74 temples – the most famous of which is the Brihadeshwara temple. Visit this charming temple and the splendid Thanjavur Palace. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 19 : Tanjore – Pondicherry
After hearty breakfast we drive to Pondicherry. In the afternoon enjoy sightseeing of Pondicherry visiting Matrimandir, Manakula Vinayagar Temple, and Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Dinner and overnight stay will be at hotel at Pondicherry.
Day 20 : Pondicherry – Mahabalipuram
After hearty breakfast drive to Mahabalipuram. In the afternoon enjoy the shore temples lashed by the sea. This is one of the early temples to be constructed in this area. The “Five Rathas”, a group of monolithic monuments and animal figures carved out of solid rock, etc are worth visit on Mahabalipuram Visit. Enjoy beaches of Mahabalipuram. Overnight will be at Mahabalipuram.
Day 21 : Mahabalipuram – Kanchipuram – Chennai
Take excursion to Kanchipuram – the Golden City of a Thousand Temples. Visit the famous temples of Kanchipuram like Ekambareshwar Temple, Kailashnath Temple, Kamakshi Temple, Vaikunthaperumal Temple, etc. Proceed to Chennai. On arrival in Chennai, IndiaTravelTours.Net representative transfers you to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 22 : Chennai
After hearty breakfast enjoy sightseeing tour of Chennai. Key attractions in Chennai are National Art Gallery, Marina Beach, St Mary’s Church, etc. In the evening enjoy traditional dance performances. Dinner and overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 23 : Chennai – Departure
Transfer to airport for the onward journey.