Golden Triangle and Kerala together make for an amazing tourist opportunity where one gets an insight into the Indian culture and history as well as the natural wonders and modern look of the country. The most popular tourist circuit in India Golden Triangle is filled with heritage sites, interesting monuments and culture. The capital city Delhi is a blend of historical and modern infrastructure where Sultanate era, Lewton era and the modern age attractions collectively offer the best tourist sites in India. On the other hand, historical city Agra is always a top destination due to the grand Taj Mahal and pink city Jaipur itself is a heritage city with a number of magnificent forts and palaces on its land. But India’s charisma doesn’t end here. From Delhi if you travel southward, you will reach Kerala where serene backwater, charming beaches and stunning mountains will welcome you. So, if you want to explore what makes India so special in a single journey, book this 12-days Golden Triangle with Kerala Tour and leave the rest on us.
Golden Triangle with Kerala Tour
Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi - Trivandrum - Cochin - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Trivandrum
- Visit Red Fort, India Gate, Birla Temple, Qutub Minar, etc.in Delhi
- Explore Hawa Mahal, City palace, Amber Fort etc. in Jaipur
- Take a tour of Mughal city Fatehpur Sikri on your way to Agra Jaipur
- Wonder at the beautiful Taj Mahal and other attractions at Agra
- Sail through the Scenic Kerala Backwaters on a houseboat
- Take Yoga Sessions and Ayurveda Massages at Trivandrum resort
- Explore the colonial history at Cochin
- Take a bird watching tour at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
- Enjoy boating in the Vembanad Lake
Our tour representative will welcome you at the Delhi airport and transfer you to the pre-booked hotel. Check-in at the hotel and take some rest. Then a briefing session will be conducted where the entire tour plan will be explained to you. The rest of the day is at your leisure. You can relax in your hotel room or take a walk in the bustling city to experience shopping and street food in Delhi.
Enjoy overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 2 of the Golden Triangle with Kerala tour is reserved for sightseeing in Delhi. Today you will visit the Birla Temple, Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Chandni Chowk market, Jama Masjid, India Gate and President's House.
Start your day by visiting the beautiful BirlaTemple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. The temple is located at the heart of the city and is constructed by the famous Birla family. Next, visit the world heritage site Qutub Minar which is a 73 meter tall tower made of red sandstone and marble. Then visit Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India built by the Mughals and head to Chandni Chowk market. This is the oldest market in Delhi developed by the Mughal emperor Shahjahan and designed by his daughter Jahanara. Enjoy the medieval ambience at Chandni Chowk and visit Red Fort located at the eastern end of the market. Explore the Mughal architectural marvel made of red sandstone and go for lunch.
Have your lunch at one of the many restaurants at Connaught Place and explore the financial hub in Delhi. Post lunch, visit the president's House which is the official residence of the President of India designed by the British architect Edward Lewton. Then visit India Gate, a War Memorial built in the memory of the martyrs of World War I.
After the completion of guided tour of Delhi get transferred to the airport to catch your flight to Jaipur. On arrival at the pink city, check-in at the hotel and have your lunch followed by a comfortable sleep in your room.
Enjoy overnight stay in Jaipur.
Today you will embark on a full day guided tour of Jaipur. Jaipur is filled with beautiful palaces, colorful markets and cultural centers. Today you will visit Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Birla Temple, Jal Mahal, City Palace, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort etc.
If you start early, you can enjoy an elephant ride to Amber Fort. Sitting on the top of a hill, the fort casts beautiful reflection on the Maota Lake at its foot. Enjoy the panoramic view of the city from the fort. Also visit Jaigarh Fort situated within a close proximity of Amber Fort in the Cheel ka Teela.
Then visit Hawa Mahal or Wind Palace decorated with 953 windows which was built as a women's Chamber for the royal ladies. Your next stops are Jantar Mantar the royal observatory where you can see a collection of astronomical instruments and Birla Temple also known as Lakshmi Narayan Temple.
The next attractions on line are Jal Maha an eye catching palace in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake, Nahargarh Fort standing on the edge of the Aravalli Hills overlooking the city, and the City Palace that houses museums, intricate edifices, lush lawns, and gardens.
In the evening you can take a tour of vibrant Bapu Bazar and Zohori Bazar to explore authentic Rajasthani jewelry and attires. If time permits visit the Chokhi Dhani a cultural village near Jaipur.
Enjoy overnight stay in Jaipur.
Today morning you will leave Jaipur and head to Agra by road. En route, take a halt at Fatehpur Sikri the abandoned Mughal city. Here you can visit Jama Masjid and tomb of Sufi saint Sheikh Salim Chishti. Another historically significant site is Buland Darwaza or the Gate of Victory built by Emperor Akbar to commemorate his victory over Gujarat. After exploration, continue your journey to Agra.
On arrival at the once capital of the Mughal dynasty, check-in at the hotel and take rest for some time. Thereafter embark on a guided tour of Agra. Wonder at the most beautiful monument and one of the seven wonders in the world, the Taj Mahal. Then visit Agra Fort, the red stone made Mughal abode and Jama Masjid. Spend some time in the 100 years old Mughal Garden built in the Persian and Mughal style of architecture and return to the hotel.
Enjoy an overnight stay at Agra.
Today morning you will leave for Delhi by road after breakfast. En route you can visit Sikandra the burial site of Emperor Akbar and tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah also known as baby Taj for its resemblance with Taj Mahal. On arrival in Delhi, check-in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your own pleasure.
Enjoy an overnight stay in Delhi.
Take an early morning flight and reach Trivandrum where the serene part of your Golden Triangle tour with Kerala will start amid extreme beauty of nature. On arrival, our tour representative will receive you at the airport and transfer you to an Ayurvedic resort. The charming moist atmosphere and plenty of medicinal plants on its land has turned Kerala center of Ayurvedic treatment. Travelers from all over the world flock to Kerala to experience the effectiveness or the science of life. A number of Ayurvedic resorts in Kerala offer Ayurvedic treatments and Yoga session under rejuvenation program for the travelers.
Enjoy an overnight stay at Trivandrum.
Take the advantage of Ayurvedic treatment and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. You can attend yoga sessions and take herbal massages given by experts and also join dance and music classes. Also, non-vegetarian and toxic food are prohibited during your stay at the Ayurvedic resort. At leisure time you can go for a nature walk or visit the nearby villages.
If time permits, you can take a city tour and visit Padmanabhaswamy Temple one of the 108 Divya Desams dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the 19th century Napier Museum, Padmanabhapuram palace which is a fine example of traditional Kerala style of architecture, Zoological park etc.
Enjoy an overnight stay at Trivandrum.
Today you will check-out from the resort and head to the beach to board a traditional houseboat. Sail through the serene backwater while the colorful birds, green paddy fields, coconut groves and pine trees accompany you. Travel through the charming villages and see the locals indulged in their daily work. Enjoy onboard lunch and dinner and spend the night on the endless water under the starry sky.
Enjoy an overnight stay on houseboat.
In the morning when the day break at the chirping of the birds, your houseboat has already reached Cochin. Disembark the houseboat and check-in at a beachside hotel at Cochin. Take some rest and go for a guided tour of Fort Kochi spotted with colonial attractions. You will visit the famous sites like Jewish Synagogue which is operational since 1568, St. Francis Church the oldest European church in India, Mattancherry Palace or the Dutch Palace showcasing the excellent murals and palanquins, and Bolgatty Palace. Also, go cruising in the marine drive and view Chinese fishing nets suspended in mid-air row upon row from your boat. Walk around Jews town and explore aromatic spices and artifacts in the 100 years old shops.
Enjoy an overnight stay at Cochin.
Today you will leave for Kumarakom from Cochin by road. Enjoy the scenic drive and on arrival, check-in at a beach side hotel. This is a charming seaside village with coconut groves, water bodies and pine-lined path ideal for nature walk. Take a wildlife tour to the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary on the bank of Vembanad Lake. Take a boat ride on the lake and spot colorful birds in the park.
Enjoy an overnight stay at Kumarakom
Enjoy an early morning boat ride in the Vembanad Lake and thereafter leave for Alleppey by road. Enjoy the scenic drive and on arrival, check-in at a resort. Visit the heritage sites in this beautiful place like Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple, St. Mary Forane Church, etc. Also visit the Andhakaranazhi Beach, Marari Beach and Alappuzha Beach for relaxing and enjoying watersports.
Enjoy an overnight stay at Alleppey.
If you awake at early morning, you can witness a beautiful morning at Alleppey. Take a nature walk around the resort and get ready for departure. Board a houseboat to reach Kollam en route you can stop at eco-friendly Alumkadavu. From Kollam take a scenic drive to Trivandrum airport to catch a flight for your onward journey.
Enhance the delight of your holiday with add on experiences. Apart from the planned itinerary, these experiences will make your time all the more exciting. At an additional cost add some of the experiences suiting your interest, time availability and preference to your amazing holiday in India.
- 12 Days / 11 Night
- Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi...