Day 1: Arrive Delhi
On arrival at Delhi airport assistance & transfer to hotel check in. O/n at hotel.
Day 2: Delhi
Breakfast at hotel. City tour of Delhi visiting Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Raj Gath, Humayun Tomb, Qutab Minar & Lotus Temple. Also drive pass President House, Parliament & India Gate etc. O/n at hotel.
Day 3: Delhi - Agra (204kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Agra check in at hotel. Later visit Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb. O/n at hotel.
Day 4: Agra - Orchha (220kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Orchha. Enroute visit Gwalior Fort known for its great architecture and rich past. Arrive Orchha check in at hotel. Later visit Orchha Fort complex, which houses fort, palaces, temples & other edifices. O/n at hotel.
Day 5: Orchha - Khajuraho (178km)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Khajuraho check in at hotel. Visit exceptionally well maintained Khajuraho temples built in the short span of hundred years from 950-1050 AD by Chandela dynasty. O/n at hotel.
Day 6: Khajuraho - Varanasi (flight)
Transfer to airport to board flight for Varanasi. On arrival transfer to hotel. Evening attend Holy Ganga Aarti, a magical ritual held at sunset on the banks of the holy Ganges. O/n at hotel.
Day 7: Varanasi
Breakfast at hotel. Early morning boat ride & Ghat visit. Later visit Banaras Hindu University, Bharat Mata Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple & Sarnath Temple complex including the Great Dhamekh Stupa. If time permit visit Ram Nagar Fort & Museum. O/n at hotel.
Day 8: Varanasi - Mumbai (flight)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport to board flight for Mumbai. On arrival transfer to hotel check in. Rest time free for personal activities. O/n at hotel.
Day 9: Mumbai
Breakfast at hotel. Morning excursion to Elephant caves (Monday closed). Later city tour visiting CST, Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan & Dhobhi Ghat. O/n at hotel.
Day 10: Mumbai - Aurangabad (flight)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport to board flight for Aurangabad. On arrival transfer to hotel. Later visit Ellora Caves, Grishneshwar Temple & Daulatabad Fort. Also visit Bibi ka Maqbara, Panchakki & Aurangabad Caves. O/n at hotel.
Day 11: Aurangabad
Breakfast at hotel. Full day excursion to Ajanta which house 30 rock-cut cave from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 CE. Drive back to Aurangabad for overnight stay.
Day 12: Aurangabad - Cochin (flight)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport to board flight for Cochin. On arrival at Cochin airport assistance & transfer hotel check in. In the evening enjoy Kathakali, a traditional dance form of Kerala with lavish costumes, exotic makeup, masks etc. O/n at hotel.
Day 13: Cochin - Munnar (140kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Fort Cochin, St. Frances Church, Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry Dutchs Palace & Chinese fishing nets. After sightseeing drive to Munnar, check in at hotel. Later tea estate visit & tea testing. O/n at hotel.
Day 14: Munnar
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Pothamedu, Mattupetty dam, Rajamala hill, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupedi Dairy Farm, Echo Point & Tea Museum. O/n at hotel.
Day 15: Munnar - Thekkady (110kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Thekkady via Ramakkalmedu one of the windiest places in Asia. Visit Frog Rock, Turtle Rock & twin-statue Kuravan & Kurathi. Arrive Thekkady check in at hotel. Evening attend Martial Arts & Kathakali Dance show. O/n at hotel.
Day 16: Thekkady
Breakfast at hotel. Explore Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary on a boat. Sanctuary is home to tigers, elephant, rare lion-tailed macaques, sambar deer, leopards and Indian bison. Later spice plantation tour to see crops of cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee etc. O/n at hotel.
Day 17: Thekkady - Alleppey (140kms)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Alleppey boat jetty to board houseboat and sail through the tropical countryside enchanting backwaters. The Houseboats have generated electricity, sitting cum dining area, separate bedroom with attached English toilets, sun deck and fully loaded kitchen with a chef & driver. O/n in houseboat.
Day 18: Alleppey - Cochin (60kms)/ Delhi (flight)
Breakfast at hotel. Disembark from the houseboat and drive to Cochin airport to board flight for Delhi.
On arrival transfer to the hotel. Rest time free and easy to relax and visit any place of your interest with your driver. O/n at hotel.
Day 19: Delhi - Departure (flight)
Breakfast at hotel. As per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.
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