The Sand and Sea tour of India

Duration : 15 Days/ 14 Nights
Departs : Returns to :
Visits :

Kerala is undoubtedly blessed with a unique feature called the backwaters. Kerala backwater is a broad stretch of waterway that is a lasting source of livelihood and tourism for the state. Other than being the rippling beauty surrounded by the tall palm and coconut trees, the backwaters in Kerala is the reason that draw thousands of domestic and international tourists every year. Agra is located in India and attracts a flurry of tourists from all over the world. Agra is famous for the Mughal architecture, reflected in the most famous monument of India, the Taj Mahal. India travel is incomplete without a tour of Agra.

Itinerary - 15 Days/ 14 Nights

DAY 01- ARRIVE DELHI – WELCOME TO INDIA
Arrive at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi). You are welcomed and greeted by our representative in the arrival area of the airport. After clearing all immigration and customs formalities; move to your hotel and relax. Our representative will reconfirm the meeting time for the sight- seeing for next day.
Overnight at Delhi

DAY 02- DELHI
After breakfast, your tour visits Old and New Delhi to see the city’s key highlights, including Jama Masjid, the largest Mosque in India, Red Fort, India Gate war memorial, Rasthrapati Bhawan (President House) and the towering Qutub Minar dating to 1368. At evening enjoy the Rickshaw rides at colorful and busy market of Old Delhi. You will get several opportunities for photography. Our representative will reconfirm the meeting time for the sight- seeing for next day.
Overnight at Delhi
Meals Included: Breakfast


DAY 03- DELHI TO AGRA BY ROAD (05 HOURS DRIVE)
After breakfast, drive towards to Agra, en route visit Akbar's Tomb; the last resting place of the Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great, at Sikandra. Reach Agra at the afternoon; Relax at the hotel and get refreshed. At evening move towards to Yamuna bank to see the lovely sunset. Then time is free to see the local life and market. Return back to hotel at night and relax. Our representative will reconfirm the meeting time for the sight- seeing for next day.
Overnight at Agra
Meals Included: Breakfast


DAY 04- AGRA
Get up early in the morning and move to see the world famous Taj Mahal at sunrise, when its beauty is radiant. The monument was built by Shah Jahan in 1560 as a shrine to his queen Mumtaz Mahal. It took 17 years to complete and is built from white marble. Return to hotel for breakfast and after some relax move to visit the famous Agra Fort, Itmad-Ud-Daulah's Tomb (often called Baby Taj Mahal). Then time free to see the local life and market. Return back to hotel at night and relax. Our representative will reconfirm the meeting time for the sight- seeing for next day.
Overnight at Agra
Meals Included: Breakfast

DAY 5 - AGRA TO JAIPUR BY ROAD (05 HOURS DRIVE)
After breakfast, drive towards to Agra, en route visit ‘Ghost City’ of Fatehpur Sikri, the UNESCO World Heritage site that was built in 1569. Reach Jaipur by afternoon; Relax at the hotel and get refreshed. At evening, move out to city center and see the local life. Visit the famous Birla Temple. Later move to Chokhi Dhani Village restaurant to enjoy the special Rajasthani dinner and local life. Return back to hotel at night and relax. Our representative will reconfirm the meeting time for the sight- seeing for next day.
Overnight at Jaipur
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner


DAY 06 - JAIPUR
Start the day with a healthy breakfast. Today you will start the sightseeing at the Amber Fort which was the ancient capital of Jaipur State. You will continue to the City Palace in the centre of Jaipur, where the Royal family still live, then visit the Jantar Mantar, the largest stone-built observatory in the world. Then you will see Hawa Mahal, the ‘Palace of the Winds’, which was built in 1799 to allow the women of the court to watch street processions while remaining in a strict state of purdah. Evening is free for shopping and leisure. Return back to hotel at night and relax. Our representative will reconfirm the meeting time for the sight- seeing for next day.
Overnight at Jaipur
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 07 - JAIPUR TO UDAIPUR BY ROAD (06 HOURS DRIVE)
After breakfast, drive towards to Udaipur; en route visit the famous ‘Brahma Temple’ at Pushkar. Reach Udaipur at the afternoon; Relax at the hotel and get refreshed. At evening move for exciting and charming boat ride at Lake Pichola. You will visit the Jag Mandir (Temple) at island located at the middle of the lake. Capture the beautiful and scenic sunset in your camera. Later see the colorful market and enjoy shopping. Return back to hotel at night and relax. Our representative will reconfirm the meeting time for the sight- seeing for next day.
Overnight at Udaipur
Meals Included: Breakfast


DAY 08 – UDAIPUR
After breakfast; your tour starts with a visit to the City Palace; the largest palace in Rajasthan. You will then continue on to Fateh Prakash Palace, where you will be served afternoon tea in the Crystal Gallery, surrounded by an overwhelming collection of crystal treasures from all over the world. Then time is free to see the local life and market. Return back to hotel at night and relax. Our representative will reconfirm the meeting time for the sight- seeing for next day.
Overnight at Udaipur
Meals Included: Breakfast

DAY 09- UDAIPUR TO KOCHI/COCHIN BY AIR – PLANE (02 HOURS)
After breakfast, move to Udaipur airport and board on the flight to Cochin. Reach Cochin by afternoon. Our representative will receive you at airport. Then drive towards to hotel. Relax at the hotel and get refreshed. Later move out for sight seen. Cochin is the commercial capital of Kerala. Here you can see the St Francis Church( the oldest Church in India), 500 year old Portuguese Houses, Cantilevered Chinese fishing nets, 16th century Synagogue, Jew Town and Mattancherry Palace (built by Portuguese); this Palace contains some of India’s most beautiful murals. Return back to hotel at night and relax. Our representative will reconfirm the meeting time for the sight- seeing for next day.
Overnight at Kochi
Meals Included: Breakfast


DAY 10- DELHI TO MUNNAR BY ROAD (04 HOURS DRIVE)
After breakfast, drive towards to Munnar, seeing local life as you travel. Reach Munnar by afternoon; Relax at the hotel and get refreshed. Then time is free for sight seen. Munnar is often called as green paradise because of it’s widely spread tea gardens. Away from heat and dust; see the world’s finest Tea plantations. Later visit the local market. Return back to hotel at night and relax. Our representative will reconfirm the meeting time for the sight- seeing for next day.
Overnight at Munnar
Meals Included: Breakfast


DAY 11- MUNNAR
After breakfast, move for the sight seen. Visit the Eravikulam National Park –home of the endangered Nilgiri Thar (Ibex), followed by visit to the Mattupetty Dam, the Indo Swiss Dairy farm, the Kundala Lake , waterfalls and other scenic beauty. Return back to hotel at night and relax. Our representative will reconfirm the meeting time for the sight- seeing for next day.
Overnight at Munnar
Meals Included: Breakfast

DAY 12 – MUNNAR TO THEKKADY/PERIYAR BY ROAD (04 HOURS DRIVE)
After breakfast, drive towards to Thekkady/ Periyar, seeing local life as you travel. Reach Thekkady by afternoon; Relax at the hotel and get refreshed. Later move for sight- seeing. Visit the Periyar Wild life sanctuary which is famous for elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed Macaques and Nilgiri Langurs. Later visit the spice plantations like cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee, tea estates etc. At evening take boat cruise to see the different types of birds and aquatic animals. Return back to hotel at night and relax. Our representative will reconfirm the meeting time for the sight- seeing for next day.
Overnight at Thekkady
Meals Included: Breakfast

DAY 13 – THEKKADY TO KUMARAKOM BY ROAD (03 HOURS DRIVE)
After breakfast, move for sightseeing. You will visit the famous spice gardens; here will see the plantations of various spices like cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, coffee, tea estates etc. You could stop at the local market and pick up some fragrant spices. Later drive towards to Kumarakom. Reach Kumarakom by evening; Relax at the hotel and get refreshed. Then time is free for sight seen. Kumarakom is famous for natural scenic beauty and for its Rubber plantations. Return back to hotel at night and relax. Our representative will reconfirm the meeting time for the sight- seeing for next day.
Overnight at Kumarakom
Meals Included: Breakfast


DAY 14 – KUMARAKOM TO ALLEPPEY BY ROAD (01 HOUR DRIVE)
After breakfast, drive towards to Alleppey for day boat cruise ride. Alleppey is Water locked place, endowed with immense natural beauty and array of rivers, canals and lakes. On arrival check in to a traditional Kerala style Houseboat and Cruise through the back waters is the fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of the backwaters. Stay overnight in the Houseboat.
Overnight at Deluxe Air-conditioned Houseboat
Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 15 – ALLEPPEY TO DELHI BY FLIGHT (02 HOURS)
After breakfast, drive towards to Cochin airport and fly to Delhi. Reach Delhi by afternoon; our representative will receive you at airport. Then time is free for Delhi sightseeing. My representative will drop you at the Indira Gandhi International Airport as per the schedule of your return flight to Home.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Fly back to home with colorful and sweet memories of India with a promise to return back to India for your next adventure trip.

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