The Golden Triangle with Kerala Tour is a blend of some of the best tours of India. Because on this tour, you will get a chance to visit “God’s Own Country”- Kerala, as well as Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Goa. The tour will begin from an explorative tour to Delhi and excursions are scheduled for all major tourist destinations such as Laxmi Narayan Temple, India Gate, Parliament House, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Gandhi Memorial and much more. You will explore the beautiful city, Agra as well which is also known as the ‘City of Mughals’. In Agra, you will visit Agra Fort and TajMahal for their great architecture. Stop mid-way for exploring FatehpurSikri that was built by Emperor Akbar. Enjoy the guided tours to major tourist destination in Jaipur which will cover the City Palace, Royal Observatory and the HawaMahal, JalMahal and the Central Museum. Also, you will get to explore sightseeing tour of South Goa which will cover Pillar monastery Margao city, Colva beach, Vasco city, and Mormugao harbor. You will also get to explore the Periyar Wildlife Tiger Reserve. Visit the bird sanctuary in Kumarakom as well. Also, cruise along the popular backwaters of Alleppey, all perfect ingredients for a memorable trip of 15 nights and 16 days!
Tour Duration : ( 15 Nights / 016 Days )
Destinations Covered : Delhi - Agra – Jaipur – Goa - Cochin – Periyar- Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kovalam – Trivandrum - Delhi
Day 1: Arrive at Delhi
After arrival at Delhi, meet and transfer to the hotel. Spend rest of the day at leisure. Enjoy an overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 2: Delhi
In the morning after breakfast, head straight out for a city tour in and around Delhi. Delhi’s major tourist attractions include Laxmi Narayan Temple, India Gate, Parliament House. Later in the afternoon visit Old Delhi which includes places like the Jama Masjid, Red Fort and the Gandhi Memorial. In the evening enjoy the light and sound show at the Red Fort. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 3: Delhi – Agra (200 KM / 4 HRS)
In the morning leave for Agra by road. Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel. In the afternoon pay a visit to the Agra Fort and Taj Mahal that was commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. Return to your hotel in the evening. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 4: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri – Jaipur (250 km / 5 hrs)
After breakfast leave from Agra to Jaipur by road. En route visit Fatehpur Sikri that was commissioned by Emperor Akbar. Enroute, visit places like Salim Chishti's Tomb, Jama Masjid, Panch Mahal and some more palaces. After reaching Jaipur, check-in to hotel. Spend overnight at your hotel.
Day 5: Jaipur
Morning after breakfast, ride up to Amber fort on a caparisoned, painted elephant. Later in the afternoon after lunch, head straight to the sightseeing tour of Jaipur covering major tourist hotspots like the City Palace, Royal Observatory, the Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal and the Central Museum. In the evening visit the bazaar in Jaipur for souvenir shopping. Stay at your hotel for the night.
Day 6: Jaipur – Goa (flight)
Morning post breakfast, transfer to Jaipur airport, to board a flight to Goa. Upon arrival in Goa you will be escorted to the hotel by our representative. Check-in at the hotel. Rest and relax for the day. Night stay in Goa.
Day 7: Goa
Morning wake up early and, post breakfast, proceed to a guided sightseeing tour of South Goa covering major tourist attractions like visiting Pillar monastery Margao city, Colva beach, Vasco city, and Mormugao harbour. Later in the day enjoy a special tour of Panaji city, Miramar beach and Dona Paula. In the evening return to your hotel. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay in Goa.
Day 8: Goa
Morning after breakfastyou may take a leisurely walk to explore the mesmerizing and alluring beauty of the endless white sandy beaches of Goa. Or you can hop on a Konkan joyride and explore the pulsating nightlife of Goa. Night is to be spent at your hotel.
Day 9: Goa – Cochin (flight)
After breakfast, transfer to the domestic airport of Goa to board the flight to Cochin. After arriving at the International Airport in Cochin, meet and transfer to the hotel. After that sightseeing tour of Cochin, visits to places like the famous Mattancherry Palace, St. Francis Church and the Jewish Synagogue. Also see the giant Chinese Fishing Nets being lowered on the famous Vasco da Gama Square, offering a spectacular view to its visitors. In the evening watch a Kathakali dance performance by trained dancers. Overnight stay in Cochin.
Day 10: Cochin – Periyar (160 km / 4 hrs)
After breakfast we head to Periyar, the land of wilderness and untamed wildlife. Home to India’s premier wildlife sanctuary, one can easily spot tigers, elephants and exotic birds on these plains. We visit the spice plantations in the afternoon. The entire day is at leisure, with an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11: Periyar – Kumarakom (158 km / 4 hrs)
We start off early for a boat ride at the Lake Periyar, head straight to Kumarakom which is home to the rubber plantations and a beautiful bird sanctuary. We travel for four hours via road off the shores of the scenic Lake Vembanad. On reaching Kumarakom you will be accommodated at a resort on the banks of backwater. Relax in the back water. Overnight at the resort.
Day 12: Kumarakom
Morning after breakfast , go for a visit of Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, later enjoy the water sports activities on direct payment , relax on the beach , overnight stay.
Day 13: Kumarakom - Alleppey
Wake up early in the morning, to proceed to Alleppey by road, after breakfast. Upon reaching Alleppey, check-in at the houseboat. And cruise along the famous backwaters of Alleppey enjoying the majestic scenery. Feel delighted to witness the sunset on this floating villa. Overnight stay on your houseboat.
Day 14: Alleppey – Kovalam (80 km / 2 hrs)
After checkout of the houseboat move towards Kovalam,on arrival at Kovalam, check-in at hotel,after resting and relaxing for a while move out for an excursion to Kovalam Beach. The beach presents you to have a fun filled evening in the lap of Mother Nature. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 15: Kovalam
Morning after breakfast, head straight to the Kovalam beach to enjoy and explore the beautiful beach that is known worldwide for its seamless beauty and alluring surroundings. In lunch relish the delicious seafood on Kovalam beach. Return to the hotel in the evening. Enjoy an overnight stay at Kovalam.
Day 16: Kovalam - Trivandrum - Departure
After breakfast check out from Hotel and drive to Trivandrum Airport / Railway Station for onward journey.