Day 1: Mumbai
Pick up by our representative from airport on arrival at Mumbai.
Transfer to your hotel.
Day 2: Mumbai
Sightseeing tour - Gateway of India, and an excursion to the historical
Elaphanta Caves. Evening at your discretion to indulge in some of the
countless pastimes of Mumbai.
Day 3: Chennai
Transfer to the airport to board the flight for Chennai. Receive by our
representative on arrival and transfer to hotel. On arrival, check-in
Day 4: Chennai
Move out for the sight seeing tour after brief refreshment - visit Fort
St. George, Govt. Museum, Art Gallery, Valluvar Kottam, Snake Park,
Kapaleeswarar Temple, Santhome Cathedral, and Marina Beach. Evening to
enjoy at the busy bazaars of Chennai.
Day 5: Pondicherry
Drive straight to Pondicherry in the morning. Check-in to hotel on
arrival. Visit Sat. Auroville City, Aurobindo Ashram and Pondicherry
Museum. Enjoy the tranquil beaches of Pondicherry in the evening.
Day 6: Pondicherry
The day at your discretion to enjoy the beautiful beaches of
Day 7: Tanjavour
Drive to Thanjavur. Check-in your hotel on arrival. Visit Sri
Brihadeswara Temple, Thanjavur Palace, museum, Saraswathi Mahal Library
later in the noon. Explore this historic city of your own in the
Day 8: Madurai
Morning transfer to Madurai - the 2500 years old ancient city situated
on the banks of river Vaigai and on arrival check-in. After check-in,
proceed for the sight seeing of famous Meenakshi temple - a splendid
example of Dravidian architecture, Tirumalai Nayak Mahal and Gandhi
Day 9: Periyar
Drive to Periyar - one of the finest wildlife reserves in the world.
Check-in at hotel on arrival. Proceed for a boat cruise at the Periyar
Lake. The most popular sights are monkeys, elephants, deer, black bucks,
wild pigs, and wild buffaloes. A large variety of birds can also be
Day 10: Kumarakom
Drive to Kumarakom after breakfast - a beautiful village on the banks
of Vembanad Lake. The drive through the rolling mountains of the Western
Ghats is an experience of its own. Check-in your hotel on arrival at
Kumarakom. Indulge in some of the countless pastimes of Kumarakom in the
evening at your own discretion.
Day 11: Housebaot
Morning at leisure. In the later half check-in the houseboat. Take a
houseboat trip through legendary backwaters of Kerala to Alappuzha that
is better known as the "Venice of the East". Over night stay
at the houseboat.
Day 12: Kovalam
After the leisurely morning drive straight to Kovalam - the
internationally renowned beach destination. On arrival check-in the
beach resort. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 13: Kovalam
The whole day at your discretion to enjoy the cool beach flanked with
coconut groves on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other side.
Day 14: Kovalam- Kanyakumari- Kovalam
Move out for a full day excursion trip to Kanyakumari in the morning,
the southernmost tip of India. It is the place of confluence of the
Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Visit the main attractions
including the famous Vivekananda rock memorial.
Day 15: Thiruvananthapuram-Mumbai
Drive to Thiruvananthapuram in the morning to board the flight for
Mumbai. On arrival at Mumbai you will be received by our representative
and transferred to your hotel.
Day 16: Departure
Morning at leisure. Transfer to the international airport to board the
flight for your onward journey.
Golden Triangle Extension:
Day 13: Thiruvananthapuram-Delhi
Drive to Thiruvananthapuram to board the flight for New Delhi in the
morning. Re received by our representative and transferred to your hotel
on arrival at the airport.
Day 14: New Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast move out for a daylong sightseeing of Old
Delhi (Shahajahanabad), which includes the Red Fort, Chandni Chowk and
Jama Masjid along with other attractions. Later after lunch drive past
impressive boulevards and buildings such as President's Residence and
others in Lutyen's Delhi (New Delhi). Evening free to move around the
busy Connaught Place.
Day 15: Agra
Morning checkout and transfer to Agra by your exclusive vehicle. Visit
the incomparable Taj Mahal and Agra Fort on arrival at Agra.
Day 16: Jaipur
Checkout and drive straight to Jaipur- The Pink City Early in the
morning. Visit to Fathepur Sikri - the first planed city in Indo Islamic
architecture built by Emperor Akbar on the way. Explore the illuminated
pink city with its colorful hustle and bustle in the evening.
Day 17: Jaipur
After the leisurely morning move out for the full day sight seeing of
this lovely pink city - Amber Fort on the Elephant's back, magnificent
City Palace and Jantar Mantar (an observatory made by astronomer king
Jai Sing). Enjoy the spicy Rajasthani dinner at Chowki Dhani (a thematic
village) with folk songs and dances in the evening.
Day 18: Departure
Drive straight to Delhi. On arrival, transfer to the international
airport to board the flight for your onward journey.