Luxury Vacation India
Duration: 26 Nights / 27 Days
Covered: Delhi - Jaipur - Pushkar - Udaipur - Mount Abu - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer
- Bikaner - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi - Madras - Tanjore - Madurai - Periyar -
Allepey - Cochin - Coimbatore - Ooty - Mysore
01: Arrival Delhi
Assistance on arrival and transfer to your hotel where
a welcome ceremony awaits you.
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 temple.
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
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 ruins.
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.
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
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 -
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.
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.
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
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 at boat.
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 Maruthamalai temple.
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, Tipu's summer palace.
Evening Transfer to international Airport in time to board
flight for onward destination.