GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOURS WITH KERALA
Duration - 09 Nights / 10 Days
Places to See - Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Cochin - Alleppey
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi :
Welcome in India . Garlanding at airport .On arrival transfer to hotel. Rest of day is free for personal activities. Overnight at hotel -
Day 02 : Delhi :
Morning city tour of old Delhi and New delhi ..
» Red Fort : Built in Red Sand stone this imposing fort is 3 kms in perimeter with the height of the wall varying from 18 to 30 meters at places.
» Rashtrapati Bhawan : The president's mansion is situated on Raisina Hill in the center of Delhi, overlooking the green lawns around India Gate. This elegant building, is truly worth seeing, for its architectural beauty and historic significance. The beautiful Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhawan, which are open to the public in spring, are an added attraction.
» Parliament House : Located in Central Delhi, this elegant building with its wide pillared walkways and large halls, is worth a visit, to see the corridors of power where India's lawmakers and statesmen decide the future of India. Raj Ghat : The memories of Mahatma Gandhi.
» India Gate : Situated on Rajpath, in the center of Delhi, this 42-meter high arch, was designed by Edwin Lutyens, in memory of the Indian soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the first World War. Their names can be seen inscribed on the arch. The Amar Jawan Jyoti, an eternal flame, burns in memory of the unknown soldier, beneath the shelter of the arch, which is surrounded by green lawns, fountains and water bodies - an evergreen picnic zone in the heart of central Delhi..
» Birla Mandir Laxmi Narayan Temple : It was built by the industrialist Raja Baldev Birla in 1938. The temple is an important prayer centre and contains idols of several deities. Interestingly, Mahatma Gandhi, who inaugurated the temple, was also a regular visitor to it.
» Bahai Temple : This aesthetically designed monument, commonly known as the Lotus Temple, because the white marble structure is built to in the shape of a lotus, set amidst, lakes and green lawns. It is a serene house of meditation, within which there are no idols and total silence prevails, so all can meditate in complete peace. Overnight at hote
Day 03: Delhi / Agra(Drive: 210kms/04hrs) : Drive to Agra. On arrival Agra check-in at hotel. Afternoon visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. Also visit Red fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am(hall of public audience),a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcoveof inlaid marble at the back,the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas(hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Overnight at hotel..
Day 04 :Agra / Jaipur(Drive:230kms/05 hrs) :
golden triangle kerala provides Drive to Jaipur . Enroute visit FATEHPUR SIKIRI . On arrival Jaipur check-in at hotel. Afternoon visit City Palace , Hawa Mahal & Jantar Mantar . Hawa Mahal is one of the most common and popular tourist attractions in Jaipur. Hawa Mahal was basically used as a veil by the royal women folk to watch the proceedings on the road below. Today it is the one of most visited monuments in Jaipur. The City Palace is another beautiful landmark that was built by Kachchwah Rajput rulers of Jaipur. The City Palace is a classic example of Mughal and Rajput architecture. A part of the palace today is museum that houses a collection of rare manuscripts, weapons, Mughal carpets and costumes, and Mughal and Rajasthani miniatures. Jantar Mantar makes another wonderful sight to visit. Built in 1718 by Sawai Jai Singh, Jantar Mantar Observatory is one of the five observatories that were built by the king. The observatory was built to study the movement of stars. The observatory is built in stone and marble. Built on the hilltop outside Jaipur.. Overnight at hotel
The Rose Pink City in India founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II (1693-1743), is the capital of Rajasthan India. It is a major attraction for the first-time visitor. Jaipur is surrounded on all sides by rugged hills, crowned with forts & enclosed by embattled walls. Houses with latticed windows line the streets with their rose pink colour, lending enchantment to the scene, which is almost magical at sunset.
Day 05 : In Jaipur : Visit Amber Fort is another famous tourist attraction in Jaipur. The Amber Fort was built by Raja Man Singh in the 16th century and was completed by Sawai Jai Singh in the 18th century. The fort offers magnificent views of the surrounding area. The fort is a mix of Mughal and Rajput architecture and is built in red stone and white marble. Afternoon visit Laxmi Narayan temple, Ganesh Temple . The Laxmi Narayan is located in the South of Jaipur, and was built by the Birla family, which is a major industrialist family of India. The temple is very crowded during the festivals as Hindus come from all over the state and country to pay their respect to the Lord. Next time you have a holiday, come to Jaipur and visit the Birla Mandir, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi (Goddess of Wealth).Overnight at hotel
Day 06 : Jaipur / Delhi (Drive:260kms/05 hrs) :
In morning drive to Delhi.On arrival Delhi check-in hotel. Rest of day is free for personal activities .Overnight at hotel :
Day 07 : Delhi / Cochin(By Air ) :
Transfer to airport to board flight for Cochin. On arrival check-in at hotel .Overnight at hotel
Day 08 : Cochin / Alleppey (Drive: 60kms/01hrs) :
Morning drive to Alleppey to board back water cruise . Alappuzha, previously known as Alleppey, in Kerala is surrounded by waterways and canals and is therefore also called the "Venice of the East." This place is part of packages of older triangle tour. Alappuzha is famous for the beautiful backwaters surrounding it. Many Kerala Backwater cruises begin or end in Alappuzha. The backwaters with water birds and flowers and greenery along their banks are a beautiful and refreshing sight. Over night at House Boat
Day 09 : Alleppey / Cochin (Drive : 60 kms/01hrs) :
After enjoying back water cruise drive to Cochin . On arrival check-in at hotel .Rest of day is free at leisure. Overnight at hotel
Day 10 : Leave Cochin :
Transfer to airport to board flight for onwards destination