Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive in Delhi ay IGI Airport, where an Indian Horizons representative will be waiting to escort you to your hotel. Delhi, the capital of India is a perfect blend of tradition and modernity. With a number of monuments and gardens, Delhi won’t fail to enchant you. Check in at the hotel for an overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 02: In Delhi
Second day of your Golden Triangle Tour with Kerala starts with a healthy breakfast followed by a sightseeing tour. You will be watching the Secretariat buildings, Parliament House and Presidential Palace along the Vijay Chowk. Also, visit India Gate that commemorates Indian and British soldiers who dies in the World War. You will then visit the Qutub Minar, built in 1193 and the majestic Humayun’s Tomb situated in the enchanting Persian paradise gardens. Have fun passing through the narrow lanes of colorful bazaars of Old Delhi like Chandni Chowk and Karol Bagh. Pay visits to the ancient temples and also visit the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat and other fascinating places. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 03: Delhi – Agra
In the morning you will drive to Agra, at a distance of 210 kms from Delhi. Arrive in Agra and check in at the hotel. In the afternoon proceed for a sightseeing tour with an Indian Horizons guide. Visit the most famous Taj Mahal, which is counted in the Seven Wonders of the World. More than 20,000 laborers constructed Taj Mahal, a monument of love built by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Later visit the magnificent Agra Fort that comprises of Diwan-e-Am, Shah Jahani Mahal, Macchi Bhavan and other mosques and royal pavilions. Rooms at Agra Fort are cool as the walls are hollow and filled with running water. Watch clear views of Taj Mahal and Yamuna River from the balconies of Agra Fort. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 04: Agra – Jaipur
On the 4th day of your Golden Triangle Tour with Kerala you will leave for Jaipur. On your way visit Fatehpur Sikri, at a distance of 40 kms from Agra. Built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, Fatehpur Sikri is made up of red sandstone. Visit the mosques, ruins and palace at Fatehpur Sikri. Visit the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti and Panch Mahal Palace in Fatehpur Sikri. Later arrive in Jaipur and check in at the hotel. Have an overnight stay in Jaipur.
Day 05: In Jaipur
Post buffet breakfast at the hotel go on a city sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Move towards the ancient capital of Amber to explore the majestic Amber Fort. Constructed by Maharaja Mansingh in the 17th century, Amber Fort is worth visiting during Golden Triangle with Bollywood Tour. Enjoy an elephant ride at Amber. On your way to Amber Fort, you will also visit the ‘Palace of Winds’ or the famous Hawa Mahal. It was built for the royal ladies to watch the proceedings in the streets. Then you will visit the City Palace in Jaipur that overlooks the Moat Lake. You will also visit the Jantar Mantar Astronomical Observatory made by Maharaja of Jaipur in 1726. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Jaipur.
Day 06: Jaipur – Mumbai – Cochin
Today you will fly to Cochin from Mumbai. Arrive in Cochin and get transferred to the hotel for a check in with an Indian Horizons representative. Relax a while and then in afternoon go on a private visit to the home of an expert Kerala chef to watch out a cooking demonstration. Then attend a Kathakali dance performance at night. You will be thrilled to see the dancers painting themselves before the dance performance. Our guide will be briefing you about the dance performance and the facts associated with it. Then have an overnight stay in Cochin.
Day 07: In Cochin
Have fun exploring Cochin accompanied by an Indian Horizons guide. Famous as the “Queen of the Arabian Sea”, Cochin has a rich cultural legacy and is also famous as a seaport. Go on a sightseeing tour in Cochin and visit places like the Dutch Palace, Jew Town, St. Francis Church and Fort Cochin. Enjoy going on a sunset cruise on the Arabian Sea. Later return to the hotel in Cochin for an overnight stay.
Day 08: Cochin – Kumarakom
On the 8th day of your Kerala Golden Triangle Tour, you will get transferred to your resort in Kumarakom. Famous for its bird sanctuary, Lake Vembanad, Backwaters and lagoons, Kumarakom is worth exploring in Kerala. Enjoy a walking tour in the sanctuary that houses a number of migratory as well as resident birds. Have an overnight stay in Kumarakom.
Day 09: In Kumarakom
Post breakfast check in to the houseboat in Kumarakom. Experience an enchanting cruise ride in the backwaters of Kerala. Watch out the beautiful scenery outside the houseboat. Enjoy your meals onboard the houseboat. Have an overnight stay at Kumarakom aboard the houseboat.
Day 10: Kumarakom – Cochin – Delhi
Last day of your Golden Triangle Tour with Kerala starts with a transfer to the Cochin Airport along with an Indian Horizons representative. Board the flight back home.