Travel guide on how to plan our trip to India for 2 weeks
It is difficult to see cover whole of India with in two weeks. North India is well known for the heritage monuments like Taj Mahal in Agra, Qutab Minar in New Delhi and the Palaces of Rajasthan showcasing the greatest Mughal architecture. It is recommended to Arrive New Delhi and visit Taj Mahal, jaipur popularly called Golden Triangle tour. The Taj Mahal is the best-known building in the world and arguably the most beautiful. The architecture is sublime but it is the story that the stones embody that draws seven million visitors each year.
It is a monument to the great love between the Mughal emperor ShahJehan and his queen, Mumtaz Mahal. They could not bear to be parted and Mumtaz would often travel with her husband even into war. It was on one such campaign in 1631 that she died after giving birth to their 14th child.
Over the next 14 years Shah Jehan employed the empire’s best architects, builders and craftsmen to design this vision in white marble, decorated with precious and semi-precious stones sourced from all over Asia.
Jantar Mantar will show how wisely the old kings use astronomical calculations, the Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is one of five such buildings built by Maharaja Jai Singh of Jaipur. The Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is the largest stone observatory in the world and attracts large crowds. The city Palace in Jaipur and the light and sound show at Amber fort are worth seeing.
The Southern part of India is not to be missed for the sensational scenaries of nature. A stop over at Mumbai, the largest Indian city which is centre of Indian Financial institutions and Indian film industry (Bollywood)
Kerala is blessed by nature a great place to relax and explore. The history of Fort Cochin, the spices and wildlife of periyar, very unique houseboat stay with local cusines to explore and relaxing on the Kovalam beach makes an serene Indian experience.
Upon arrival in Delhi, meet our tour representative who’ll escort you to the hotel pre-decided for your stay. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Today, enjoy a full day sightseeing tour covering Laxmi Narayan Temple, Parliament House, India Gate, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Humayun’s Tomb, Gandhi Memorial and Qutub Minar Complex. In the evening, take delight in the ‘Dances of India Show’. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Today, in the morning, leave by road for Agra. Upon arrival in Agra, check into the hotel. Thereafter, enjoy sightseeing tour of Agra covering Agra Fort, Itmad-Ud-Daulah and Taj Mahal. Stay overnight in the hotel.
In the morning, leave by road for Jaipur. On the way, halt at Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned Mughal town. The attractions you will cover include Jama Masjid, Jodha Bai Palace, Birbal Bhawan, Panch Mahal and the Buland Darwaza. On reaching Jaipur, check into the hotel for night stay.
Today, in the morning, enjoy an elephant ride to Amber Fort. In the afternoon, take a road trip to the Jaipur city covering City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Nawab Sahab ki Haveli and the local bazaars etc. Post sightseeing, return to the hotel for night stay.
COCHIN CHINESE FISHING NETS
Take a morning flight to Cochin. Transferred to the Hotel for two nights. Later, visit the Dutch Palace, with its murals of the Ramayana. In the evening, enjoy a sunset cruise on the harbour, a signature Kerala experience, for views of the landmark Chinese fishing nets, which provide a spectacular photo opportunity at dusk.
Morning visit Jewish synagogue and St Francis church. In the evening attend a Kathakali performance, a traditional dance drama in which the dancers wear elaborate costumes and make up.
Drive along meandering roads through lush, green countryside ascending into the ‘Western Ghats’ at Periyar (5 hours). Enjoy lunch at a Rubber plantation. Stay at the resort or similar for two nights. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
This morning take a walk in Periyar Nature Reserve with tribal trackers, in search of wildlife. Afternoon visit a spice plantation which offers an interesting insight into how various spices such as cardamom, cloves and cinnamon are grown, cultivated and processed.
Drive back down through the hills and plantations towards the backwaters to board a rice boat for an overnight cruise through Lake Vembanad and the backwaters.
Transfer by car to Kovalam Beach. Afternoon at leisure on the beach.
At Leisure on the Beach.
Morning after breakfast, transfer to Trivandrum International airport for your return flight.
* * Tour Ends * *
|NUMBER OF PERSONS||Premium||Luxury||Transportation|
|If 02 persons travelling||86,300*||62,100*||A/c Sedan|
|If 04 persons travelling||75,500*||50,500*||A/c Innova|
|If 10 persons travelling||72,100*||47,600*||A/c Tempo Traveller|
|Delhi||The Lalit||Royal Plaza|
|Cochin||Marriot Hotel||Casino Hotel|
|Thekkady||Spice Village||Greenwoods Reosrt|
|Houseboat||A/c Premium Houseboat||A/c Premium Houseboat|
|Kovalam||Taj Kovalam||Travancore Heritage|
|COST INCLUDES||COST EXCLUDES|
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