BEST OF INDIA TOUR 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
INDIA TOURIST DESTINATIONS: NEW DELHI, DELHI, AGRA, FATEHPUR SIKRI, JAIPUR, COCHIN, BACKWATERS OF KERALA, THEKKADY (PERIYAR)
Best of India tour itinerary is an 8 days & 7 night's short India tour in which you will explore the top India destinations. The best places of India are combination of three famous cities of Golden triangle tour Delhi-Agra-Jaipur & South India tourist spots such as Cochin, Backwaters of Kerala and amazing Thekkady.
DAY 1 ARRIVAL IN NEW DELHI CITY
Arrive at New Delhi Airport. You will be met by a representative of travel and tours india in the arrival zone. Once you have exited baggage claim, you will then be transferred to your hotel. On the way as your luxury car will be running to drop you at your New Delhi hotel for your overnight stay, travel n tours india representative will give you short brief of New Delhi and Delhi and yes of course some highlights of your Best of India Tour packages too. Overnight stay is in New Delhi hotel.
DAY 2 DELHI TOUR AND TO DRIVE TO AGRA
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel before meeting your Delhi travel guide in the hotel lobby. Today, you will visit UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES which are Red Fort, Humayun's Tomb & Qutub Minare of Old Delhi & New Delhi plus taking you to Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India. Visit Red Fort - a phenomenon to look at, constructed out of red sandstone, was constructed by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Later in your Delhi tour proceed for New Delhi sightseeing. The 12th century Qutab Minar, is gracefully hand-carved for its entire height of 234 feet. Visit the last UNESCO World Heritage site, the catacomb of emperor Humayun - a predecessor of the Mughal style of architecture. Later drive from New Delhi to Agra for your overnight stay.
DAY 3: TAJ MAHAL TOUR AND DRIVE TO JAIPUR
At the crack of dawn proceed for greatest Taj Mahal (Closed on Fridays). Taj Mahal location is on the right bank of river Yamuna. Constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in reminiscence to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, this is the definitive tribute to love ever transliterate in structural design. After captivating Taj Mahal photos in your camera return back to your hotel for breakfast. Later check out and visit Agra Fort. This fort was constructed by Emperor Akbar in 1565. The high red stone monument stretches for around 2 1/2 km. The palace is a famous for its smooth combination of Hindu and central Asian architectural style. Later drive to Jaipur. On arrival, you will be checking in to your hotel.
DAY 4: JAIPUR TOUR
Jaipur is a crucial stop in any Rajasthan tour. The old walled part of the Jaipur city is known as the Pink City; and was constructed in eight years. In Jaipur Tourism visit Amber fort where you will experience the Elephant ride to visit Jaipur Amber Palace. Later visitation continues to Observatory (Jantar Mantar) constructed by Sawai Jai Singh. The observatory, with gigantic instruments used to predict the monsoon and recognize the activities of the stars. Also visit Jaipur City Palace which is famous for Rajasthani style and architecture, and have photo shoot stop at Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds). In the evening visit Johari Bazaar - the famed jewelers market that has the best selection of precious stones in India. Overnight at the hotel
DAY 5: JAIPUR TO COCHIN (BY FLIGHT)
Finish your sumptuous breakfast before boarding your connecting flight from Jaipur airport to Cochin on day 5 on Best of India Tour. The harbor town of Kochi (also recognized as Cochin) is situated on a group of islands and tapered peninsula is till Goa coast. If you want then in the evening you can watch one of top Kochi attractions as Kathakali Dance show or can explore Kochi or Cochin on your own. Another option to discover Cochin City is on bicycle. Overnight accommodation is in Cochin.
DAY 6: COCHIN TO BACKWATERS OF KERALA
In the morning travel Cochin. Visit St Francis Church (India's oldest) which is close to the harbor, Portuguese palace build in 16th century and a synagogue which is 450 years old. If time permits also visit the authentic towns of Fort Cochin and Mattancherry, are amazingly soothing to eyes. Later drive to Kumarakom to board your Kerala Houseboat Cruise. It is nearly greatest and unforgettable experience to have a night stay in Kerala Backwaters. The bizarre labyrinth of rivers, lakes, canals is creased with intense tropical greenery, and divulges Kerala way of life that is completely secreted from the thoroughfare. You can discover all these top stunning views from Kerala Boat House only. Overnight accommodation is in "Kerala Houseboat"
DAY 7: KERALA BACKWATERS TO PERIYAR
In the morning watch picturesque Kerala Backwaters, where scenic views modify roughly in every curve; covered canals opens into amazing landscape of paddy fields, and between the trees you can see churches, mosques and temples, little farm and villages which are still unaffected of the fast changes of modern world. Check out from your one of the best houseboat of "Kerala Tourism Backwaters" and drive to Thekkady (Periyar) another picturesque destination of Kerala. "Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary" which lies near to the cultivated area, in the wealthy forest of Periyar in Thekkady is one of the world's attractive wildlife sanctuary. Check in at your Thekkady hotel. Overnight stay in Thekkady accommodation
DAY 8: PERIYAR TO COCHIN & DEPARTURE
In the morning walk among the green, promenade farms of Thekkady, whilst you recognize the mumble noise of the undulate watercourse. Opt for nature walks, bird watching trails, and feel the variety of spices and inhale in the aromatic air while walking around the "Spice plantation in Thekkady". Later check out from your Thekkady hotel and drive to Cochin. On the way choose handful of packs of spices and tea grown in Thekkady as a remembrance of your "Thekkady Tourism". On arrival at Cochin airport your "Best of India Tour" representative will assist you to board your flight for next destination. Tour concludes