Taj Mahal and Kerala Tour 20N21D

Taj Mahal and Kerala Tour 20N21D

Taj Mahal and Kerala Tour 20N21D – Tour of Taj Mahal and Kerala covers Delhi, Agra, Calicut, Kasargod, Kannur, Vythiri, Calicut, Shornur, Cochin, Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom, Alleppey and Kovalam

DAY 01 DELHI
Arrive Delhi, receive upon arrival and straight drive to hotel. Night stay at Delhi.

DAY 02 DELHI
Delhi – Breakfast at hotel.

Proceed for day tour of Old & New Delhi.

Evening will be at leisure. Overnight Delhi.

DAY 03 DELHI – AGRA – DELHI
Delhi – Agra – By road covering 201 km in 4hr.

Proceed by surface for Agra after breakfast. ENROUTE VISIT SIKANDRA.

Reach Agra and check into hotel.

Proceed for sightseeing.

Visit the TAJ MAHAL – one of the Seven Wonders of the World was built by Shah Jahan in 1631 AD and was completed in 1651AD. Taj Mahal – The symbol of Love was built in the memory of Mumtaz Mahal (Shah Jahan’ s second Wife).

AGRA FORT – Built by the famed Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort is predominantly of red sandstone. Ensconced within is the picture perfect Pearl Mosque, which is a major tourist attraction.

In the evening drive back to Delhi. Night stay at Delhi.

DAY 04 DELHI TO CALICUT TO KASARGOD
Morning after breakfast transfer to the domestic airport, board flight to Calicut. Arrive Calicut, direct transfer to Kasargod (about 195kms/ 04hrs), check into the hotel.

Starting with Kasargod as the gateway to God’s Own Country will put you in memory with a different face of Kerala – classical, ancient, and gentle. Definitely touched by colonialism but not ravaged by wars and intensely aware of its roots and traditions. Kasargod is known as the land of Gods, forts, rivers, hills and beautiful seashores. O/n Hotel.

Bekal Fort DAY 05 KASARGOD TO KANNUR
Morning after breakfast visit the Bekal Fort, the largest and the best-preserved fort in Kerala. After sightseeing we will make a drive to Kannur (about 115kms/03hrs) , a city known for its handloom and beedi (local cigarettes) industries. Check into the hotel. Evening we make a short drive to Sree Muthappan Temple in Parassinikadavu (18kms). Temple stands on the banks of the Valapattanam River. This is the only temple in Kerala where Theyyam the ritual dance form of North Kerala is performed every morning and evening. The temple’s non-conformist nature is also evident in the unusual custom of offering dried fish and toddy to the deity. Back to the hotel. O/n Hotel.

DAY 06 KANNUR
Morning after breakfast we will make a short drive to the Payyambalam Beach, the long and clean beach of Kannur town is famous for its flat laterite cliffs that just into the sea.

Also visit the St. Angelo Fort, this sea front laterite fort was constructed in 1505 AD by the first Portuguese Viceroy, with the consent of the ruling Kolathiri Raja. Afternoon visit the Ezhimala about 55km from Kannur town, at a height of 885 feet is Ezhimala, an isolated but conspicuous cluster of hills. The foot of hills is a cave and an old burial chamber. The combination of high hills and sandy beach make Ezhimala a beautiful spot. Back to the hotel. O/n Hotel.

DAY 07 KANNUR TO VYTHIRI
Morning after breakfast drive to Vythiri (about 160kms/04hrs) through Wayanad district with its peculiar and unique geographical positions is blessed with mist clad mountains and sylvan valleys. It is situated at a height of 700 to 1200 metres above sea level. The hills which might have been thick forest once are now plantations of coffee, tea and cardamom. There is luxuriant greenery all around. Check into the hotel. The rest of the day relax to explore the surrounding forests. O/n Hotel.

DAY 08 VYTHIRI
Morning we will do a trek to Ambakuthi Hills, there are the two Edakkal Caves, natural rock cut – out formation, formed by a large split in a huge rock roofed over by other large rocks, all fixed in position through natural processes. Back to the hotel, rest of the day to relax. O/n Hotel.

DAY 09 VYTHIRI TO CALICUT
Morning after breakfast drive to Calicut (about 75kms/02hrs), is famous in history as the capital of the Zamorin Rajas. It was one of the great ports on the west coast and is a port of call for cargo steamers even today. Check into the hotel. Afternoon we make a short drive to Kappad where Vasco-da-Gama set foot on the sands of Kappad beach, on 27th May 1498 AD. Enjoy the evening in the beach to watch the beautiful sunset. O/n Hotel.

DAY 10 CALICUT TO SHORNUR
Morning after breakfast drive to Shornur (about 125kms/03hrs), check into the heritage hotel located at the banks of ‘Bharathapuza’, a river of astonishing beauty, poetry and silence and close to the famed institute of arts – Kalamandalam. Evening we will make a short visit to Kerala Kalamandalam, responsible for the renaissance of Kathakali dance, was founded by the famous poet, the late Vallathol. Visit the training sessions from 1530 to 1730hrs. Evening spend the time on the banks of the river to watch the beautiful sunset. O/n Hotel.

DAY 11 SHORNUR TO COCHIN
Late morning we drive to Cochin, enroute visit the Guruvayoor. Visit the Punnathur Kotta, an ancient fort which houses 40 temple elephants. Drive to Cochin (about 100kms/02hrs). Check into the hotel. The rest of the day to relax or stroll around the antique street in Kochi. O/n Hotel.

COCHIN DAY 12 COCHIN
Formed for its natural harbour, one of the finest in the world, Cochin has earned the sobriquet “Queen of the Arabian Sea”. Here you can see the oldest churches in India. The ancient temples, churches and synagogues. From time immemorial, Arabs, Chinese, Dutch, British and Portuguese sea farers followed the sea route to Cochin and left their impressions on the town.

Morning we make a short drive to visit the Mattancherry ‘Dutch’ Palace was built by Portuguese in 1557 and presented to the Cochin Raja, Kerala Varma. Afterthat move to the Jewish Synagogue, built in 1568. The great scrolls of the Old Testament and a number of copper plates inscribed in the Hebrew script are preserved in this synagogue. Later on to St. Francis Church, this Protestant church was built originally by the Portuguese in 1510 AD and it is believed to be the first church built by the Europeans in India. Vasco-da-Gama was buried here. Evening visit the Fort Kochin, the entrance of the harbour is dotted by the Chinese Fishing Nets. Silhouetted against the sunset, they present a spectacular sight of Cochin’s waterfront. O/n Hotel.

DAY 13 COCHIN TO MUNNAR
Morning after breakfast drive to Munnar (about 145kms/03hrs) is a beautiful, peaceful hill station covered with unending expanse of tea plantations, with an altitude ranging from 1600 to 1800 metres from sea level. Check into the hotel. Afternoon drive to the nearby Eravikulam wildlife Sanctuary, the home of the largest population of Ibex existing in the world now. O/n Hotel.

DAY 14 MUNNAR TO THEKKADY
Morning after breakfast drive to Thekkady (about 105kms/03hrs), the drive to Thekkady itself is enchanting as the road winds through rich plantations and jungles. Check into the hotel. Afternoon we will do a spice walk through various plantations. The rest of the day to relax. O/n Hotel.

DAY 15 THEKKADY
Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary is one of the India’s major sanctuaries, with elephant, monkeys and wild boar in abundance, as well as some other elusive but occasionally spotted species such as tigers. The sanctuary offers a lovely and comfortable way to see the animals, via boat rides on the man-made lake, which the wildlife areas encircle. Explore the sanctuary by cruising. O/n Hotel.

DAY 16 THEKKADY TO KUMARAKOM
Morning drive to Kumarakom (about 140kms/03hrs), the drive gives you a breathtaking views laid out in its glory along the road which winds from Periyar to Kottayam through the tranquil countryside, plantations of rubber, tea, coffee, cardamom and pepper. Check into the hotel. The rest of the day free to relax or visit the Bird sanctuary nearby known for local varieties. O/n Hotel.

KUMARAKOM DAY 17 KUMARAKOM
Morning after breakfast we make a drive to Aranmula, the heritage village in India, is also famous for its metal mirrors and the only ritual snake boat race of Kerala, which take place every year during Onam season. Visit the Vijnana Kala Vedi, a cultural centre has been introducing foreign visitors into Indian arts since 1977, when it was created by Ms. Louba Schid, a European artist living in Kerala since 1968, studying and performing Kathakali. Aranmula is world famous for its metal mirrors, “Aranmula Kannady”, unique for its alloy and its ancient method “lost wax” and polishing techniques. The proportion of the alloy is a secret, known only to the manufacturers, i.e. only to the members of a family who had been passing on this secret from generation to generations. We arrange a visit to the metal mirror workshops and the school for traditional architecture and mural painting. Back to the hotel. O/n Hotel.

DAY 18 KUMARAKOM TO ALLEPPEY
Morning we make a small cruise towards Alleppey, washed by the silvery waves of the Arabian Sea, interlocked with a large number of canals and bridges. Board a houseboat from the Finishing point boat jetty, cruise through the enchanting backwaters and lagoons. O/n Houseboat.

DAY 19 ALLEPPEY TO KOVALAM
Morning after breakfast disembark from the houseboat, drive to Kovalam (about 180kms/04hrs) India’s most spectacular beach. Enroute visit the Napier Museum, an absolute gem of architectural exuberance. Visit the Padmanabhaswamy Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Check into the hotel. The rest of the day to relax. O/n Hotel.

DAY 20 KOVALAM
The boundless blue of the Arabian Sea and the unwinding mile of fine sand washed by a surf which roars and hisses at the feet of coconuts palms,MUMBAI Kovalam is a sheltered natural bay.. You can sunbathe on the silver sands, the whole day on the beaches. O/n Hotel.

DAY 21 KOVALAM TO MUMBAI
Morning free to relax. Afternoon transfer to the Trivandrum domestic airport, board flight to Mumbai. Upon arrival, we will have the dinner from a good local restaurant, transfer to the Mumbai International airport to board flight to your home country.

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North India and Goa Tour 15N16D

North India and Goa Tour 15N16D

North India and Goa Tour 15N16D – Tour of Taj Mahal and Goa covers Delhi, Jaipur, Sariska, Agra, Khajuraho, Varanasi, Mumbai and Goa

Day – 1 — Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi. Transfer to the Hotel for overnight.

Day – 2 — Delhi
New Delhi covering Connaught Place, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Humayuns Tomb.

Day – 3 — Delhi – Jaipur
Half day sightseeing tour of Old Delhi visiting Raj Ghat, The Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk etc. Afternoon proceed by surface for Jaipur. On arrival check in at the Hotel.

Day – 4 — Jaipur
Visit to the Amber Fort. Afternoon city tour of Jaipur visiting City Palace, Museum, Hawa Mahal and the Observatory. Spend your evening in the colourful bazaars of Jaipur and overnight at the hotel.

Day – 5 — Jaipur – Sariska
After Breakfast in the morning proceed by surface for Sariska. On arrival check in to the hotel Sariska Palace.

Day – 6 — Sariska – Agra
On arrival check in at the Hotel Trident or similar. Afternoon Sightseeing Tour of Agra city visit Sikandra, Agra Fort and the magnificent TAJ MAHAL.

Day – 7 — Agra – Khajuraho
Afternoon in time transfer to the Domestic Airport to board flight for Khajuraho.

Day – 8 — Khajuraho
Visiting the Chandela Temples of Khajuraho. The remoteness & isolation of Khajurho have ensured the survival of these great treasures.

Day – 9 — Khajuraho – Varanasi
Afternoon in time transfer to the Airport to board flight for Varanasi. Meet on arrival and transferred to the hotel.

Day – 10 — Varanasi
Early morning breakfast and proceed for boat ride along the ghats. Later proceed for a city tour of Varanasi, the Kashiviswanth Temple, The Durgakund and The Sankatmochan.

Day – 11 — Varanasi – Mumbai
Afternoon in time transfer to the Airport to board flight for Mumbai. Meet on arrival and transferred to the Hotel.

Day – 12 — Mumbai – Goa
Meet on arrival and transferred to the Hotel Fort Aguada Beach Resort. Goa is popularly renowned for its tropical beach paradise with exotic sandy beach.

Day – 13 — Goa
Visit the ancient extra ordinarily grandiose Churches, The Basilica of Bom Jesus, Arch of Viceroys and Church of St. Catejan, The Church of St Francis of Assissi and Archeological museum and Se Cathedral.

Day – 14 — Goa
After Breakfast the day is free to visit the local fish market or relax on the sandy beaches.

Day – 15 — Goa – Mumbai
Transfer to the Airport to board flight for Mumbai. Meet on arrival in Mumbai and transferred to the Hotel.

Day – 16 — Depart Mumbai
Visiting the Gateway of India, Rajabai Clock Towers, drive past Marine Drive, Malabar Hill and the Hanging Gardens, Tower of silence, Dhobi Ghat, Mani Bhavan, Prince of Wales Museum.

Evening in time transfer to the International Airport to board flight for your onward destination.

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Taj Mahal and Bandhavgarh National Park Tour 9N10D

Taj Mahal and Bandhavgarh National Park 9N10D

Taj Mahal and Bandhavgarh National Park Tour 9N10D – Tour of Taj Mahal and Bandhavgarh covers Delhi, Agra and Bandhavgarh National Park

Day – 1 —  Delhi
Arrival at the airport & transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day – 2 —  Delhi
Full day tour of Old Delhi, Red fort, jama Masjid & New Delhi . Overnight at the hotel.

Day – 3 —  Delhi – Agra – Taj Mahal
Leave for Agra to visit the famous Taj Mahal & Agra Fort. Overnight at the hotel.

Day – 4 —  Agra – Bandhavgarh
Take an Executive class air conditioned train to Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve.

Day – 5 —  Bandhavgarh
In Bandhavgarh. Evening jeep drive/ Elephant ride looking for the tiger.

Day – 6 —  Bandhavgarh
In Bandjavgarh. Morning & Evening Jeep drive/ Elephant ride in the park.

Day – 7 —  Bandhavgarh
In Bandhavgarh. Morning & Evening Jeep drive/ Elephant ride in the park

Day – 8 —  Bandhavgarh
In Bandhavgarh. Morning & Evening Jeep drive/ Elephant ride in the park

Day – 9 —  Bandhavgarh – Delhi
Morning jeep drive in the park. In the evening take an executive class air-conditioned train to Delhi.

Day – 10 — Delhi
Arrive Delhi Railway Station. Departure to the international airport.

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Orissa Tribal Tour 16N17D

Orissa Tribal Tour 16N17D

Orissa Tribal Tour 16N17D – Tour of Taj Mahal and Tribal Orissa covers Delhi, Taj Mahal , Bhubaneshwar, Baliguda, Kothagargh, Rayagada, Chatikiona, Jeypore, Ankadeli, Lamptaput, Jeypore, Kunduli, Nandapur, Jeypore, Lamtaput, Jeypore, Laxmipur, Rayagada, Taptapani, Chilka, Narasinghpur, Puri, Konark and Pipili

DAY 01 DELHI
Arrive Delhi, receive upon arrival and straight drive to hotel. Night stay at Delhi.

DAY 02 DELHI
Delhi – Breakfast at hotel.

Proceed for day tour of Old & New Delhi.

Evening will be at leisure. Overnight Delhi.

DAY 03 DELHI – AGRA – DELHI
Delhi – Agra – By road covering 201 km in 4hr.

Proceed by surface for Agra after breakfast. ENROUTE VISIT SIKANDRA.

Reach Agra and check into hotel.

Proceed for sightseeing.

Visit the TAJ MAHAL – one of the Seven Wonders of the World was built by Shah Jahan in 1631 AD and was completed in 1651AD. Taj Mahal – The symbol of Love was built in the memory of Mumtaz Mahal (Shah Jahan’ s second Wife).

AGRA FORT – Built by the famed Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort is predominantly of red sandstone. Ensconced within is the picture perfect Pearl Mosque, which is a major tourist attraction.

In the evening drive back to Delhi. Night stay at Delhi.

Day 04: Delhi – Bhubaneshwar
Transfer to airport to catch flight for Bhubaneshwar. Arrive Bhubanswar. transfer to the hotel. Proceed for half-day tour of the city that includes the 2nd century B:C jain monk Caves at the twin hills of khandagiri and Udaygiri,tribal museum etc.Overnight at Bhubaneswar

Day 05: Bhubaneshwar – Baliguda
Drive to Baliguda after breakfast. Baliguda is in the district of Phulbani, through the beautiful countryside road full with small mountains of Sal forest, one of the entry point to the tribal highland of Orrisa. En-route visit weavers village at Itamati and some of the typical Orissan villages. Arrive at the hotel in the evening. Overnight at Baliguda.

Day 06: Baliguda
Today after breakfast you will make a visit to the Barakhamba area to trekk to some of the remote villages of tatooed face desia kondh tribes. you can trekk short or long trek as you wish .Overnight at Baliguda.

Day 07: Baliguda – Kothagargh – Rayagada
After breakfast you will depart to Belghar area visit of a few Kuttiya Kondha Tribal Villages & Weekly Market at Kothagarh. Proceed to explore the villages of the primitive Kutia kondh Tribes, once famous for the human sacrifice. Living in the mountain / forest cores are friendly tribal community. Lunch on the way. Drive down to Rayaguda. Arrive in the evening.Overnight at Hotel.

Day 08: Rayagada – Chatikiona – Jeypore
Trekk to most primitive Dongria kondh villages in the Niyamgiri hills.You can also see and enjoy the Dongria kondhs men and women comming down from their mountains with different kinds of fruits and animals etc. to the weekly market. After visiting their villages , you can come down to see their interesting weekly tribal market where they mix with other community.The weekly market at Chatikona where Doms, Desias and Dongoriya Kondhas barter is an interesting event to watch. Later drive on to Jeypore. Enroute Kani tribal village.Overnight in Jeypore.

Day 09: Jeypore – Ankadeli – Lamptaput – Jeypore
Morning the area we visit is the home of the approximately 6000 members of the fierce Bondas (naked people). They live in the remote hills and keep themselves isolated. They grow rice by shifting cultivation and keep domesticated cows and goats. They can only be seen when they come to trade at the local market, and we must time our visit to coincide with the weekly market day on Thursday.

The Bonda women are noticeable by their bead necklaces, striking brass and silver necklets and their shaved heads decorated with plaits of Palmyra leaves. You will also see the colourful Godabas,parajas and mali tribes. Afternoon drive back to Jeypore enroute visiting the pottery village Bapaniguda,Siriguda and Paraja tribal village at Lamptaput. Overnight at Hotel at Jeypore.

Day 10: Jeypore – Kunduli – Nandapur – Jeypore
Breakfast. Morning proceed to witness the biggest tribal weekly market of Sanaparoja & Mali tribes in Kunduli 65 km away via Sunabeda. It is a very colorful market. Later drive down to Nandapur to visit village of Sanaparoja tribes. Visit village khilua. Saana Padar, Bada Padar with small trekking and later drive down to Jeypore.

Day 11: Jeypore – Lamtaput – Jeypore
Drive to Machkund, soft trek to primitive Boro gadaba villages. Watch the traditional dance called dhemsa. Back to Jeypore enroute Lamtaput market .Overnight in Jeypore.

Day 12: Jeypore – Laxmipur – Rayagada
Breakfast. Drive to Rayagada enroute visiting some Desia kondh/paraja villages and also the Jagannath Temple & Tribal Museum at Koraput (The Jagannath Temple is a new temple built in 1972. Here Non Hindus are allowed inside the Temples and all activities are similar to Jagnnath Temple of Puri). Lunch on the way. Overnight at Rayagada.

Day 13: Rayagada – Taptapani- Chilka
Breakfast. Proceed to Chilka enroute visiting the soura tribal villages/market. also visit Taptapani on your way.if anywhere nature reveals its enigmatic charisma, it is here in Taptapani, an exotic world of wonder. Enjoy the nature close to your heart and carry the memory years to come. A hot spring which till dates the local habitat use on a mark of Blessing.Overnight at Chilka.

Day 14: Chilka – Narasinghpur – Puri
Morning boat drive into chilka lake , the largest brackish Water Lake in Asia. In winter Chilika aflutter with thousands of migratory birds as far as from Siberia. Visit nalabana bird sanctuary, honeymoon island , Later also visit a few fishing village at Chilka -Lake, so that you are able to see the fishermen at work, who came here in search of prawns, mackerel, and crabs. Reach Puri via Birnasingpur, Tenta. Walk to a typical orissan village and savour their hospitality. Evening relaxe on the beach Overnight in Puri.

Konark Day 15: Puri – Konark
Morning after breakfast visit of Lord jagannath temple, Sankaracharya’s Maths located on the downtown area of Puri & later drive to Konark (about 35kms) to visit the temple Chariot of the Sun God, built by King Langula Narasimha Deva in the 13th century AD in the golden era of Orissa art. Late afternoon visit Ragurajpur artisan villages & also some other villages with houses, decorated with Chita’s for Goddess Lakshmi.Overnight at Puri.

Day 16: Puri – Pipili – Bhubaneshwar
Proceed to bhubanswar enroute visiting the colourful applique village of pipili where you can see the colouful orissan handicrafts and dhauli peace pagoda famous for the Ashokan rock edicts dating back to 2nd century B:C .afternoon visit of some of the ancient temples of bhubanswar belonging to (7th—11th) century A:D like Lingaraja temple, Parasurameswara temple, Mukteswara temple, Bramheswara temple, Raja-Rani temple etc. Overnight in Bhubaneshwar.

Day 17: Bhubaneshwar
After breakfast Transfer to Bhubaneshwar Airport to board flight to Delhi or onward Destination.

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Rajasthan Tribal Tour 22N23D

Rajasthan Tribal Tour 22N23D

Rajasthan Tribal Tour 22N23D – Tour of Taj Mahal and Tribal Rajasthan covers Delhi, Samode, Nawalgarh, Khimsar, Jaisalmer, Pokhran, Jodhpur, Mandore, Rohet, Daspan, Sirohi,  Ranakpur, Devigarh, Udaipur, Dungarpur, Chittaurgarh, Bijaipur, Kota, Bundi, Pachewar, Jaipur, Bhandarej, Karauli, Bharatpur and Agra

Day 1: Delhi – Samode
Drive from Delhi to Samode, to stay at its palace or garden retreat. The village settlement is picturesque.

Day 2: Samode – Nawalgarh
Drive to Nawalgarh in the heart of the Shekhawati region. Arrival in Nawalgarh & Transfer to Hotel. Afternoon, explore surrounding towns and villages with their painted havelis and temples. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3: Nawalgarh – Khimsar
Drive to Khimsar , Arrival in Khimsar & Transfer to Hotel. Afternoon Visit the village around it is settled at the base of sand dunes where there are blackbuck visible on short jeep safaris. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 4: Khimsar – Jaisalmer
Drive to Jaisalmer, the charming fortified settlement in the heart of the desert. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 5: Jaisalmer – Pokhran
Explore Jaisalmer on foot. Cut off from civilization for centuries, this is one of the last known citadels where the 21st century has made few intrusions, and a wide variety of crafts are still practiced. Afternoon, drive to Pokaran to stay at its fort. Pottery, and decorations for camels are made here. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 6: Pokhran – Jodhpur
Drive to Jodhpur, with sightseeing in the afternoon. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 7: Jodhpur – Mandore – Rohet
Visit Mandore, and then continue to Rohet with charming fort where you will stay. In afternoon, a jeep safari to the surrounding Rabari and Bishnoi villages. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 8: Rohet – Daspan
Drive to Daspan village where the fertile fields grow bountiful crops, and the village is known for its embroidered shoes. There are also some families that make bows and arrows in the Bhil style. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 9: Daspan
Continue into farming country, to Siyana. Visit the stable of Marwari horses. Overnight at Farm House.

Day 10: Daspan – Sirohi
Across the flat, irrigated lands of Sirohi, drive to Leopard’s Lair at Bera. There is a large settlement of Rabaris in the vicinity. These migrants move around, but this permanent settlement has well-kept, clean homes.

Ranakpur Day 11 : Sirohi – Ranakpur
Drive to Ranakpur with its 16th century temples. Stay at Maharani Bagh in the midst of an orchard, and with Geraisa dancers performing in the evening . Overnight at Hotel.

Day 12: Ranakpur – Devigarh
Drive to Devigarh to stay at the Mahal or Palace. Spend evening at the lakeside farmhouse of a local chieftain. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 13: Devigarh – Udaipur
Drive to Udaipur, stay at a choice of deluxe palace hotels. Sightseeing. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 14: Udaipur – Dungarpur
Drive to Dungarpur with its Bhil villages all around. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 15: Dungarpur – Chittaurgarh Fort – Bijaipur
Drive via Chittaurgarh Fort to Bijaipur, the base for the Mina tribes. The village is located beside a lake. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 16: Bijapur – Kota
Drive to Kota, stay at Umed Bhawan, Brijraj Bhawan or Sukhdam Niwas. Local sightseeing. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 17: Kota – Bundi
Drive to Bundi for sightseeing of fort, and Raniji ki Baori stepwell. Continue to Rajmahal, a 300-year-old palace with the village named after it. The palace overlooks the river below. Overnight at Hotel.

Pachewar Day 18: Bundi – Pachewar
Drive to Pachewar vilage and its restored fort or Garh. Flourishing agricultural practices, toy makers and a blue pottery kiln. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 19: Pachewar – Jaipur
Drive to Jaipur, and sightseeing there. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 20: Jaipur – Bhandarej
Drive to Bhandarej. The village has a lovely setting beside a lake, and Meena settlements around it. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 21: Bhandrej – Karauli
Drive ro Karauli, known for its pink stone quarries, and and Kaila Devi temple. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 22: Karauli – Bharatpur
Drive to Bharatpur. Visit bird sanctuary, and visit the old fort with its incredibly invincible mud bastions. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 23: Delhi
Depart from Agra or Delhi. Tour ends.

To get this Rajasthan Tribal Tour customized to your requirements, please contact us. While filling the Contact Form, please specify the tour you like, travel dates, number of people traveling and the accommodation type / budget for your tour. Also, let us know what all changes you would like us to make and if you have any other requirements especially for families traveling with kids or elderly. You can ask us to add a night here and there, change the type of accommodations, meal plans, mode of transportation or even combine 2 or more itineraries to create a extended holiday tour of India for you. We will be happy to create a custom plan matching all your requirements. Our experts will be glad to help if you have any queries.

Kerala Ayurveda Tour 9N10D

Kerala Ayurveda Tour 9N10D

Kerala Ayurveda Tour 9N10D – Tour of Taj Mahal and Kerala – the land of Ayurveda covers Delhi, Agra, Cochin, Ernakulum, Alleppey, Trivandrum and Kovalam

DAY 01 DELHI
Arrive Delhi, receive upon arrival and straight drive to hotel. Night stay at Delhi.

DAY 02 DELHI
Delhi – Breakfast at hotel.

Proceed for day tour of Old & New Delhi.

Evening will be at leisure. Overnight Delhi.

DAY 03 DELHI – AGRA – DELHI
Delhi – Agra – By road covering 201 km in 4hr.

Proceed by surface for Agra after breakfast. ENROUTE VISIT SIKANDRA.

Reach Agra and check into hotel.

Proceed for sightseeing.

Visit the TAJ MAHAL – one of the Seven Wonders of the World was built by Shah Jahan in 1631 AD and was completed in 1651AD. Taj Mahal – The symbol of Love was built in the memory of Mumtaz Mahal (Shah Jahan’ s second Wife).

AGRA FORT – Built by the famed Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, the fort is predominantly of red sandstone. Ensconced within is the picture perfect Pearl Mosque, which is a major tourist attraction.

In the evening drive back to Delhi. Night stay at Delhi.

Day 04: Morning transfer to catch flight for Cochin.
Arrive by flight to Cochin. Transfer to Hotel Casino. Afternoon city sightseeing – Dutch Palace, Synagogue Old Fort Cochin, St Francis Church, Chinese Fishing Nets.

Day 05: Morning sightseeing of Ernakulam,
including the visit to Parishath Thamburan Museum and the Museum of Kerala History of Edapally . Late evening attend a preformance of Kathakali Dance.

Day 06: Drive to Alleppey and board the houseboat.
It will take you on a backwater cruise and back to hotel for the night .

Day 07: Houseboat/ disembark from the house boat and continue your drive to Trivandrum.
Afternoon city tour – Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Shri Chitra Art Gallery and Fort Area, continue your drive to Kovalam and overnight at Ayurvedic Beach Resort.

Day 08 – 09: Day free for relaxation and optional Ayurvedic Therapy/Yoga/Meditation.

During your stay in Kovalam Beach you may take time off to visit the Kalari Martial Arts Gymnasium in Trivandrum or take a full day excursion to Kanyakumari.

Day 10: Leave for your final departure.

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