Tour Highlights:

  • Sightseeing of capital city of India,
  • The magnificent Taj Mahal.
  • Jaipur its City Palace, Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal and more.
  • The charming city of Cochin with its history, Chinese Fishing nets and Old Fort area to explore.
  • Discover life on the Backwaters of Kerala.
  • A few days relaxing on the beach at Marari.

This is the perfect itinerary for anyone wanting to visit India but can’t quite decide between the north and south, Rajasthan and Kerala. They are both the best known areas of India and both have a lot to recommend them but they couldn’t be more different! The Golden Triangle has the cities of Delhi, Agra (famed for the Taj Mahal of course) and Jaipur, gateway to Rajasthan. The south has the charming Old Fort city of Cochin, lush verdant green countryside, the famed back waters and some wonderful beaches. Can’t decide between the two? Well, why not do both, a combination north and south itinerary, you never know, one or both of the regions might have you wanting to revisit for more!


Day Activity Location Accommodation
1 Transfer to the hotel, rest of day at leisure. Delhi The Oberoi Maidens
2 A unique sightseeing tour of Delhi. Delhi The Oberoi Maidens
3 Take the train to Agra, visit the Agra Fort and optional visit to the Wildlife SOS Elephant rescue centre. Agra  Double Tree by Hilton
4 Sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal, transfer by road to Jaipur. Rest of day at leisure. Jaipur Jai Mahal
5 Morning visit to the Amber Fort, afternoon visit City Palace & Hawa Mahal. Jaipur Jai Mahal
6 A day to explore, take a cycle tour, a hot air balloon safari or jeep safari. Jaipur Jai Mahal
7 Fly to Cochin, on arrival, transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Cochin Malabar House Residency
8 A full day sightseeing of Cochin, including the Old Fort and Chinese Fishing Nets. Cochin Malabar House Residency
9 Transfer by road to the Backwaters, rest of the day at leisure, try an ayurvedic treatment or relax by the pool. Backwaters Purity
10 Explore the narrow canals of the Backwaters by country boat. Backwaters Purity
11 Transfer by road for the short drive to Marari Beach. Rest of the day at leisure. Marari Marari Villas
12 Day at leisure. Marari Marari Villas
13 Day at leisure. Marari Marari Villas
14 Transfer to the airport for the return flight. Transit Transit

Best time to visit: September to April

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