Kochi Holidays

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The grand entrance into Delhi's famous Red Fort

Day 1: Delhi

Namaste! Welcome to New Delhi, the capital city of India and the start of your eye-opening adventure! Our friendly team will be waiting in the arrivals hall to transfer you to your hotel where you can relax for the rest of the day.

India Gate

Day 2: Delhi

Today, you'll explore Delhi - both Old and New with a private guide. Highlights of the tour will be the impressive Red Fort, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque, Qutab Minar, Parliment buildings Raj Ghat - the site of Gandhi’s cremation and we conclude the day with a visit to the Akshadham Temple to gain insight into the Hindu Religious side of India.

The lofty Red Fort in Delhi

Day 3: Delhi - Agra

Morning drive to Deeg interestingly during the Raj the British people couldn't enter in the city, the last wish of British people was to see the Deeg palace when they were leaving India but the royal jat raja did not allow them. After visiting the palace at your leisure (No guide) and other highlights we continue to your hotel in Agra, This evening enjoy a guided tour of the Taj Mahal and free time to see the romantic Sunset.

Taj Mahal & camels

Day 4: Agra - Jaipur

This morning we visit the impressive Agra Fort, which boasts some of India's finest Mughal buildings behind it's fortified walls. Departing Agra by car we py a visit to ghostly former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri, which was abandoned due to lack of water. ONward getting closer to Jaipur we will visit a rural historic mansion where you can have lunch and walk in the nearby rural village. Arriving into Jaipur check into your hotel the evening is at your leisure.

Jantar Mantar Observatory in Jaipur

Day 5: Jaipur

Maybe opt for an early morning balloon flight over the pink city of Jaipur. Look out for the snake charmers that dot our route, as we travel to the 16th century Amber Fort. An exotic elephant ride transports us to the lofty fort, where we’ll enjoy a tour of this Rajput extravaganza. Later in the afternoon we tour the City Palace, which boasts an interesting museum of regal attire and Jantar Mantar, an ancient astronomical observatory.

The steps up to the magnificent Amber Fort

Day 6: Jaipur - Pushkar

Morning on the road once again we make the short drive to Ajmer. Here we have time to visit Hazrat Khwaja Chisti Dargah which is equally honored Muslims and Hindus, the Historic Taragarh Fort, Adhai Din Ka Jhopra, Akbar Palace, Nasiyan Red Jain Temple, Mayo College, Ana Sagar Lake and more depending on your interest. After some time for lunch we will take you to your hotel in Pushkar.

Colourful camel

Days 7-10: Pushkar

Welcome to the Pushkar Camel Fair -- The last 4 days are the best time to be there. Your guide for the next 4 days will take you to see all the places, activities and events that are of interest.

Day 11: Pushkar - Shahpura

Say farewell to Pushkar and we drive you to Shahpura Bagh a lovely small town situated between Jaipur and Udaipur which is around a four hour drive away. Here on arrival you will get to experience the hospitality of the Shahpura Royal Family after check in, you can go for a walk in the village or simply relax at the hotels infinity pool.

Day 12: Shahpura - Udaipur

Enjoy the morning to relax and enjoy time in rural India. When ready we drive to Udaipur.

Maharaja City Palace

Day 13: Udaipur

This morning enjoy touring the imposing City Palace, a vision in soft yellow stone on the northeast promontory with breathtaking views of the lake. This evening we drive half hour to the Monsoon Palace to witness sunset and experience the magic atmosphere at twilight with the views of the lake and Udaipur down below.

Jagdish Temple

Day 14: Udaipur

This morning we drive to Ranakpur, a small town tucked away in a remote valley and famed for its beautiful 14th century Jain temples. We then enjoy a visit to the Kumbhalgarh Fort which is the second most important fort of Rajasthan. Return to your hotel in the evening.

Lakeside temple

Day 15: Udaipur - Kochi

Today make your way to South India by Ffight this will give you a few days to relax in the more laid back and tropical environs. You will fly to Kochi via Delhi or Mumbai. Arriving into Kochi we will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.

Kathakali Dancer

Day 16: Kochi - Munnar

Morning enjoy a sightseeing tour of the town including the beautiful Parsi Synagogue built in 1568, the Dutch Palace built by the Portuguese in 1555 and St Francis’ Church. A walking tour of Fort Cochin takes you through streets still graced with traces of Portuguese, Dutch and British colonial architecture. Afternoon we drive to Munnar.

Jewish Market

Day 17: Munnar

Today we travel to Club Mahindra for an adventurous jeep safari in the Kolukumalai Hills to visit a tea factory and learn more about the tea industry.

Tea pickers

Day 18: Munnar - Mararikulam

This morning we explore Munnar’s tea estates and the tea museum. Thereafter we drive to the coconut palm fringed coast for a couple of days relaxing.

Rolling plantation

Days 19-20: Mararikulam

For your remaining days in India with us really relax. Stroll for miles along white palm fringed sandy beaches, try sampling the local seafood and sipping cocktails on your sunlounger the perfect remedy to unwind.

Day 21: Mararikulam

We will say farewell with a transfer to the airport in time for your flight home.

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