TOUR PACKAGES RAJASTHAN WITH KERALA LONG HOLIDAYS IN INDIA
Day 01 Your Country– Delhi (Please let us know arrival details) Arrive at Delhi airport. Upon arrival met with our representative who will assist you for check into Hotel.
Day 02: Delhi: Morning visit he largest mosque in India,
Jama Masjid in Delhi, was built by Mughal Emperor, Shahjahan in 1656 AD. History says that 5,000 craftsmen had built Masjid-i-Jahan Numa, or Jama Masjid on the hill, Bho Jhala in Shahjahanabad. Even 25,000 worshippers can perform their prayers here in the courtyard. This mosque in Old Delhi, displaying both Hindu and Islamic styles of architecture, was built to replicate Moti Masjid at Red Fort in Agra
Red fort Mughal Emperor, Shahjahan began constructing Red Fort in Old Delhi in 1638 so that it could function as a center for Mughal government. So halls of public and private audience, domed and arched marble palaces, private apartments and even a mosque, was built inside it. Lal Quila was attacked by the Persian Emperor Nadir Shah in 1739 and by the British soldiers during the war of independence in 1857.
Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi, the first garden-tomb in the Indian subcontinent, had teased the architectural novelty that Taj Mahal finally gave shape to. This tomb in New Delhi was built by Haji Begum, the Persian widow of Humanyun, at a cost of Rs 1.5 million through 8 years. A complex of buildings displaying Mughal architecture in Nizamuddin East, it consists of the main tomb of the Emperor Humayun as well as several others, including the Barber’s Tomb.
INDIA Gate Originally called the All India War Memorial, India Gate, New Delhi was built by Edwin Lutyens to commemorate the death of 90, 00 soldiers in the World War I and the Afghan Wars. The foundation stone was laid on 10 February 1921 by the Duke of Connaught. You can find the names of the soldiers who died in these wars inscribed on the walls of this monument. It was completed in 1931.
Qutab Minar is the highest tower in India built of red sandstone. The foundations of this architectural marvel were laid by Qutub-ud-Din Aibak in the 12th century. But he did not remain alive to see the completion of this marvelous structure, which was completed later by Iltutmish and Firuz Shah Tughlaq. The Qutab Minar is one of the best examples of Indo-Muslim architecture.
Day 03: Delhi – Agra (Approx drive 04 hours) Morning after breakfast drive to Agra. Upon arrival check into Hotel. Afternoon visit
Taj Mahal, The Taj Mahal of Agra is one of the Seven Wonders of the World, for reasons more than just looking magnificent. It’s the history of Taj Mahal that adds a soul to its magnificence: a soul that is filled with love, loss, remorse, and love again. Because if it was not for love, the world would have been robbed of a fine example upon which people base their relationships. An example of how deeply a man loved his wife, that even after she remained but a memory, he made sure that this memory would never fade away,
Agra Fort One of the large fortified residences built at various strategic points of Mughal Empire; it had over five hundred buildings, as mentioned by Abul Fazal in his chronicles. Most of the buildings added later use marble as the chief construction material. At the time of Akbar, River Yamuna touched the fort and thus, a number of ghats were built here. Some of these ghats were meant to load and unload goods transported through river and other covered passages were for use by the harem inmates only. (Please note Taj Mahal Closed every Friday) Evening free for shopping. Evening we will show you Taj Mahal back side or River that’s call Mehtab Bagh (Garden).
Day 04: Agra – Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri (Approx drive 05 hours)Morning after breakfast drive to Jaipur. Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri is a fascinating ghost city built in the 16th century; 37 km from Agra Akbar the great, who at 26 years did not have an heir, founded this historic site. Fatehpur Sikri He went to a saint, Shaikh Salim Chishti who lived in a city called Sikri. His blessing gave Akbar 3 sons. As a gesture, Akbar built a whole new city in Sikri. Akbar named his new capital Fatehpur Sikri or the City of Victory. Fatehpur Sikri is one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendour at its height. It was built between 1569 and 1585 and was intended to be the joint capital with Agra, but was soon deserted because the water system could not support any residents. It remained untouched for over 400 years now and its palaces are a remainder of the extravagance of the Mughals Fatehpur Sikri is the best example of the culmination of Hindu and Muslim architecture. Fatehpur Sikri Mosque is said to be a copy of the mosque in Mecca and has designs, derived from the Persian & Hindu architecture.
Upon arrival at Jaipur met with our representative and assist you for check into Hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur: Morning after breakfast Explore the Amber Fort; Govind Devji Temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, Lakshmi Narayan and Ganesh Temples; Albert Hall; City Palace, Palace of Winds (Hawa Mahal) and the world’s largest stone observatory – Jantar Mantar. Visit the amazing Jaigarh and Nahargarh Forts; Raj Mandir Cinema.
Day 06: Jaipur –Bikaner (Approx drive 06 hours) Morning after Breakfast drive to Bikaner. Afternoon visit Camel breeding farm. There you can give food to Camel and you can enjoying washing to camel as well.
Day 07: Bikaner – Jaisalmer (Approx drive 06 hours) Morning after Breakfast drive to Jaisalmer. Upon arrival check into Hotel.
Day 08: Jaisalmer: Morning after Breakfast half day local city tour in Jaisalmer. Afternoon enjoy visit of Sand Dunes at Khuri with Local cultural dance with Dinner.
Day 09: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur Via Ossiyan village (Approx drive 06 hours) Morning after Breakfast drive to Jodhpur. Enroute visit Ossiyan village. Continue drive to Jodhpur. Upon arrival check into Hotel.
Day 10: Jodhpur –Udaipur via Ranakpur (Approx drive 07 hour) Morning after Breakfast visit Mehrangrh fort, Jaswant Thada.Afternoon drive to Udaipur Enroute visit Ranakpur village. Continue drive to Udaipur.
Day 11: Udaipur: Morning after Breakfast visit City Palace, Shaliyon Ki Bari. Fateh Sagar lake. Shilphram visit. Evening enjoy boat ride on Lake Pichola.
Day 12: Udaipur – Delhi (Morning flight) Delhi – Cochin (Flight) Morning after breakfast departure transfer to airport to board flight to Cochin. Upon arrival at Cochin airport. Check into Hotel.
Day 13: Cochin: Morning after Breakfast you will taken for a full day tour of Cochin – visiting Mattancherry Dutch Palace, Jewish Synagogue, St. Francis Church & the famous Chinese Fishing Nets. Etc…. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 14: Cochin – Munnar Arrive at Cochin International Airport – you will be met by our representative who will brief you about the tour and later you will be transferred to reach the hill station of Kerala – Munnar (140 KM / 4-5 hours) a hill station at a height of 1525 meters; Munnar offers a breathtaking view of the landscaped hills draped in folds of green carpet of tea gardens. Anamudi peak, the highest peak in South India is situated here. Munnar’s serene atmosphere, silver streams and pleasant climate welcomes you to have a whiff of the cool mountain breeze. Relax for the day. Overnight at resort…
Day 15: Munnar: After breakfast proceed for Munnar sightseeing. Morning visit the Mattupetty dam, Echo point and the Kundala Lake. Boating facilities are available at Mattupetty Dam. Afternoon visit Eravikulam National Park which is also known as Rajamalai national Park is the natural habitat of Nilgiri Thar. Nilgiri Thar can be observed very closely here. Evening free for shopping. Overnight at Resort / Hotel
Day 16: Munnar – Periyar (Approx drive 04 hours) After breakfast, proceed to Periyar. Transfer to hotel & relax. Afternoon, proceed for sightseeing – The Periyar wildlife sanctuary is thick evergreen forest, declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. The splendid artificial lake formed by the Mullaperiyar Dam across the Periyar river adds to the charm of the park. You can also do a things in Thekkady like – Boat cruises on the Periyar lake, visit cardamom, pepper, tea & coffee plantation. Overnight at hotel
Day 17: Periyar – Kumarakom (Approx drive 03 hours) After breakfast, proceed to Kumarakom check in to hotel, later visit Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, an ornithologist’s paradise, is a favourite haunt of migratory birds like the Siberian Stork, egret, darter, heron and teal. Other common varities like the woodpecker, skylark, crane, water hen and parrots can also be spotted here. A cruise along the Vembanad Lake is the best way to experience the sanctuary. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 18: Kumarakom – Kovalam (Approx drive 05 hours) After breakfast, transfer to hotel at Kovalam. Later go for half day city tour covering Museum complex, Sri. Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Science & Technology museum, Veli tourist village, Aakulam boat club, Shangmugham Beach. Overnight stay at Kovalam.
Day 19: Kovalam: Full day free at the resort for Ayurveda treatment and enjoy the resort facilities or visit to Kovalam Beach. This internationally renowned beach has been a favorite haunt of tourists since the 1930s. Kovalam consists of three adjacent crescent beaches. The southernmost as the light house beach, is the most popular. Overnight at hotel in Kovalam.
Day 20: Kovalam – Trivendrum (Approx drive 01 hour) Trivendrum – Delhi (Morning flight) Arrive at Delhi airport. Upon arrival check into Hotel. Enjoy Celebration of New Year Party in Delhi.
Day 21: Delhi – Your country (Please let me know your departure flight details) Departure transfer to airport to board flight to your home destination.