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Duration : 18 Days / 16 Nights
Destinations : Delhi - Varanasi - Khajuraho - Agra - Jaipur - Udaipur - Mumbai - Cochin - Alleppey - Ooty - Mysore - Chennai
Day 1 : Arrive Delhi
Upon arrival, at Delhi International airport after clearing immigration and customs in the visitor's arrival hall you will be met by Anantaram Holidays airport facilitation staff and transferred to your hotel. (Hotel check in time 1200 hrs) Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 : In Delhi
Following breakfast at the hotel proceed for full day sightseeing tour of Old an New Delhi visiting - The Red Fort, Mosque -- Jama Masjid, The silver street of Chandni Chowk, Raj Ghat, The Hindu temple -- Birla Mandir, The India Gate, The Rashtrapati Bhawan -- President's House, The tomb of Emperor Humayun, Qutab Minar and The Bahai Temple. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 : Delhi - Varanasi
Transfer to domestic airport in time to connect your flight for Varanasi. Upon arrival you will be met by Anantaram Holidays airport facilitation staff and you will be transferred to your hotel. Afternoon excursion to Sarnath. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 : Varanasi - Khajuraho
Early morning dawn boat ride on River Ganges including city tour of Varanasi visiting bathing ghats, The Kashiviswanath Temple, The Durgakund, The Sankatmochan -- Shrine of Monkey God Hanuman.
Later you will be transferred to airport in time to connect flight for Khajuraho. On your arrival you will be met by Anantaram Holidays airport facilitation staff and will be transferred to your hotel. Afternoon city tour of Khajuraho. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 : Khajuraho - Jhansi - Agra
Following breakfast you will be transferred to Jhansi Railway station in time to connect Express train for Agra. Enroute visit Orchha Temples. After the visit continue your drive and connect Shatabdi Express Train (1756/2025 hrs) for Agra. On your arrival at Agra railway station you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 : In Agra
Breakfast at the hotel followed by a sightseeing tour of Agra city visiting the Taj Mahal (remains closed on Friday) and the Red Fort. Overnight at the Agra.
Day 7: Agra - Jaipur
Following breakfast proceed for Jaipur by road (250 kms / 05 hrs) en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri. Following visit continue your drive, upon arrival in Jaipur check-in to your hotel. Rest of the day free to explore the "Pink City" on your own. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 8 : In Jaipur
Morning proceed early for the visit to Amber Fort with an elephant ride on to the fort. Afternoon visit Hawa Mahal - The Palace of Winds, The Jantar Mantar and The City Palace Overnight at the hotel.
Day 9 : Jaipur - Udaipur
Following leisurely breakfast drive to Udaipur. Upon arrival check in to your hotel. Evening sunset boat cruise on Lake Pichola. Overnight at the Udaipur.
Day 10 : In Udaipur
Following breakfast proceed for an excursion to Eklingji and Nagda. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting City Palace, Jagdish Temple and Saheliyon ki bari. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11 : Udaipur - Mumbai - Cochin - Alleppey
Transfer to the airport in time to connect flight for Cochin via Mumbai.Upon arrival at Cochin you will be met by Anantaram Holidays airport facilitation staff and will be transferred to Alleppey. On arrival board a House Boat and proceed cruise on back waters is canal which is in central Kerala with the natural water. Your journey on the back waters will allow you to see small village and country side live on the back waters. Overnight on board House boat.
Day 12 : Alleppey - Periyar
Following leisurely breakfast on board, disembark boat and drive to Periyar - which is the house of wild life in the south. On arrival at Periyar check in to your hotel. Afternoon enjoy boat ride on Periyar lake to witness wild life. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 13 : Periyar - Cochin
Following breakfast drive to Cochin. On arrival at Cochin check in to your hotel. Evening witness Kathakali dance performance. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 14 : In Cochin
Following breakfast at the hotel proceed for a sightseeing tour of Cochin visiting - St. Francis Church, Mattancherry Palace, Jewish Synagogue and the Chinese fishing nets. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 15 : Cochin - Ooty
Following breakfast, drive to Ooty (300 kms/06 hrs). Upon arrival, at Ooty check in at your hotel. Ooty - known as the 'Queen of Hill Stations', Ooty is snugly ensconced in the heart of the Nilgiris. Dotted with undulating hills, sparkling waterfalls, gurgling brooks and lush green tea gardens, this tranquil haven is sure to capture the hearts of every visitor. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 16 : Ooty - Mysore
Leave for Mysore by surface (170 kms/3 ½ hrs). Upon arrival, check in to your hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Mysore visiting The Mysore Palace and The Chamundi hills. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 17 : Mysore - Bangalore
Morning free to relax or explore the surrounding areas. Later transfer to Bangalore International airport in time to connect flight for your onward destination on Day 18.