India Vacation Tour
Duration : 28 Nights / 29 Days
Places Covered : Delhi - Jaipur - Pushkar - Udaipur - Mount Abu
- Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi - Madras -
Tanjore - Madurai - Periyar - Allepey - Cochin - Coimbatore - Ooty - Mysore
- Belur - Halebid - Bangalore - Mumbai
Day 01: Arrival Delhi
Assistance on arrival and transfer to your hotel where a welcome ceremony
Day 02: Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast embark on a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi
including the Red fort and the Jama masjid, post lunch tour of New Delhi
to include Qutab Minar, India Gate, Humayun's tomb and the Lakshmi Narayan
Day 03: Delhi - Jaipur
Morning drive to jaipur, the fabled pink city of the desert
named after Jai Singh, the former Maharajah of Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur
by lunch and check inn to your hotel.
Day 04: Jaipur - Pushkar
Morning after breakfast visit the majestic Amber Fort where you ride
up on elephants back to the former capital of the royals set against
the backdrop of wooded hills. Evening enjoy the camel Fair.
Day 05: Pushkar
Enjoy the various events and activities in Pushkar fair the whole day.
Day 06: Pushkar - Udaipur
After breakfast drive to Udaipur (the Venice of the east). Arrive Udaipur
in the evening and check inn to your hotel.
Day 07: Udaipur
After Breakfast make a visit to the City Palace, built in 1725 and later
visit Sahelion ki Bari, the gardens the maids-of-honour. After lunch
make a trip to Nagda and Eklingji to see the beautiful temples in their
Day 08: Udaipur - Mt.Abu via Ranakpur
Morning drive to the only hill resort of Rajasthan Mt.Abu enroute visiting
the famous Jain temples of Ranakpur. Arrive Mt.Abu and check inn to
your hotel. Evening at leisure.
Day 09: Mt.Abu - Jodhpur
Morning at leisure to enjoy the scenic beauty of this hill station.
After lunch transfer to Jodhpur.
Day 10: Jodhpur
Start the city tour of Jodhpur visiting the Mehrangarh Fort museum and
Jaswant thada, the cremation spot of the royal family. After lunch visit
the ancient capital of Marwar-Mandore.
Day 11: Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
Morning drive to Jaisalmer situated deep in the heart of the Thar desert.
Arrive Jaisalmer and shortly after lunch visit the Chhatris of Maharwals
and later Camel ride at Sam for sunset.
Day 12: Jaisalmer - Bikaner
Leave for Bikaner and arrive by lunch. After lunch make a tour of Junagarh
Fort and its fabulous palaces.
Day 13: Bikaner - Mandawa
After breakfast transfer to Mandawa (an old castle in Rajasthan). Post
lunch session includes a small visit of Mandawa to appreciate the painted
Havelis on the ancient and the famous silk route.
Day 14: Mandawa - Bharatpur
Drive to Bharatpur (famous for keoladeo Ghana bird sanctuary). Evening
make a visit to the sanctuary.
Day 15: Bharatpur - Agra
Early morning make a visit to the sanctuary to see the birds in their
natural habitat. After breakfast drive down to Agra (The city of Tajmahal).
Later explore the shopping centres of Agra.
Day 16: Agra - Delhi - Madras
Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to Delhi domestic airport to
connect flight to Madras. Arrive Madras in the evening and check inn
to your hotel.
Day 17: Madras
Full day city tour of Madras including the Snake park and Kapaleeswara
temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and the museum.
Day 18: Madras - Tanjore
Morning drive to Tanjore and check inn to your hotel. Evening at leisure.
Day 19: Tanjore - Madurai
Morning start the tour of Tanjore visiting the Brihadeshwara Temple,
a typical architecture from the 11th century. Later visit the Saraswati
Mahal Library. After lunch depart for Madurai , arrive in the evening
and transfer to your hotel.
Day 20: Madurai - Periyar
Morning visit the world famous Meenakshi Sundereshwara temple, a huge
Dravidian temple complex. After lunch depart for Periyar wild life sanctuary.
Arrive Periyar in the evening and check inn hotel.
Day 21: Periyar - Allepey
Morning boat cruise on the lake to get a closer look at the wild elephants.
Later drive to reach the small beautiful town of Allepey situated on
the backwaters of Kerala
Day 22: Allepey - Cochin
After breakfast boat cruise on the backwaters of Kerala (three hours
from boat) and than continue by Road to Cochin. Arrive Cochin and visit
the Chinese fishing nets in the backwaters of Cochin. Overnight at boat.
Day 23: Cochin
Sea Boat Ride To Visit Various Islands And Churches, Santa cruz Basilica,
Mattancherry Palace, Jewish synagogue, Dutch palace, St. Franchis. Overnight
Day 24: Cochin - Coimbatore
After breakfast drive to Coimbatore also called the Manchester
of South India. Arrive by lunch and soon after lunch visit the
Day 25: Coimbatore - Ooty
Morning drive to the queen of hill stations,Ooty known for its salubrious
climate and scenic beauty. Arrive Ooty by lunch and rest of the day
is at leisure.
Day 26: Ooty - Mysore
Morning depart for Mysore (wonderful historic town and evidence city
to exhibit the oldest Indian richest economy). Arrive by lunch and shortly
after lunch visit the Mysore Palace, once the capital seat of power
of the ruling Wodeyars. Also visit the Brindavan Garden, Chamundeeswri
temple, Tipus summer palace.
Day 27: Mysore - Belur - Halebid
Transfer to Belur, the superbly preserved Chennkesava Temple here is
a tribute to the skill and genius of the medieval craftsman. Later visit
Halebid temple 10 kms. From Belur, a riot of carvings left incomplete
after 80 years of labour.
Day 28: Halebid - Bangalore
Drive to Bangalore to catch flight to Mumbai. Arrive Mumbai in the evening
and transfer to your hotel.
Day 29: Mumbai and Departure
After breakfast proceed for a half day city tour of Mumbai visiting
Kamla Nehru park, Hanging gardens situated on the slopes of Malabar
hill offering a panoramic view of Marine Drive and Chawpatty beach,
Prince of wales museum, Mani Bhawan, Dhobi Ghat, Gateway of India and
drive through the Crawford market.
Evening Transfer to international Airport in time to board flight for