Golden Triangle & Luxury Backwater cruise

10 Days / 9 Nights

Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Cochin - Vembanad Lake (Alleppey)

Overview

When we talk about Luxury, we really mean it! In our Luxury tour packages, you will stay in the best hotels in India, palace converted hotels with all the comfort and best hospitality.

The Golden Triangle highlights Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, the three iconic cities that reflect the supreme excellence of Indian art and culture. Then travel south, the beautiful state of Kerala also called "God's Own Country", and enjoy your stay in The Oberoi Motor Vessel, Vrinda which offers luxury cruises on backwaters, with coconut palm trees on the edge of the water.

Highlights of this tour

* Enjoy the comfort of luxury hotels

* Visit major tourist attractions of Delhi

* Marvel at the majestic Taj Mahal

* Short demonstration about marble and gems craftwork

* A joyride on Elephant’s back at Amer Fort (optional)

* Enjoy your dinner in a Haveli with royal family

* Indulge in the vibrant culture of Rajasthan

* Guided tour to City Palace, Royal Observatory and Hawal Mahal

* Explore the "Queen of Arabian Sea"

* Cruise with The Oberoi Vrinda, Luxury Kerala Cruiser along the backwaters

Itinerary

This is a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific requirements for no extra cost. Contact us and we create your itinerary to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.


A visit to historic Delhi is a journey through waves of conquest.  Delhi is home to an amazing array of sights, events, and activities. New Delhi is the capital of India and combines old-world charm and modern life. 

Day 1 - Arrival to Delhi 
Our representative will receive you on arrival at the International Airport in Delhi and transfers to your hotel.
After freshening up in your hotel room, witness a darshan at Akshardam Temple, watch the musical Water Show.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.

Day 2 - Explore New and Old Delhi
After breakfast visit famous places like Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, Qutab Minar, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib temple, Bahai (Lotus) Temple.  Get the opportunity for shopping at the famous markets like Dilli Haat and Chandni Chowk, and buy authentic Indian crafts sold by craftsmen from all around India. Taste the different flavors of the Mughalai cuisine.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.

The Taj Mahal in Agra, known as the "Symbol of Love" and one of the seven wonders of the world, is the epitome of Moghul art. Other vestiges of the Moghul empire include tombs, mosques, and relics.

Day 3 - Travel to Agra, visit the Taj Mahal
After breakfast travel to Agra. Visit UNESCO Heritages, the Taj Mahal, known as the symbol of love and the Agra Fort known as the symbol of power, strength, and resilience.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Agra.

Jaipur, a city in the state of Rajasthan, was named after King Jai Singh in the 18th century.  His descendant, King Ram Singh, in 1876, had the entire city painted pink (a color that represents hospitality) when the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) visited. Jaipur has since been known as the Pink City. It continues to be the most hospitable city in India today and offers majestic forts, temples, palaces, monuments, and gardens for the tourist to explore. Jaipur is also known as the gem- and jewelry capital of the world.

Day 4 - Travel to Jaipur  
After breakfast travel to Jaipur, en-route visit Chand Baori stepwell. Freshen up in your hotel room, then visit a Haveli (traditional mansion) and enjoy a Rajasthani dinner with a local family.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.

Day 5 - Jaipur sightseeing
After breakfast set out with your private guide on a city tour of Jaipur, beginning at Hawa Mahal, the Palace of the Winds. Proceed to Amber and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the majestic Amber Fort, built from red sandstone and marble. After lunch see the City Palace and Jantar Mantar, an observatory with fascinating 18th-century instruments. Visit a colorful local market with your guide, then participate in a cooking demo and taste different Rajasthani specialties.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.

Cochin is the commercial capital of the Southern Indian State of Kerala, is sometimes referred to as the 'Queen of the Arabian Sea'. Cochin proudly boasts a rich cultural heritage but is one of the most fast-paced and modern cities in India.

Day 6 - Fly to Cochin
After breakfast fly to Cochin. Our representative will receive you at the airport and transfers you to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for your leisure.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Fort Kochi.

Day 7 - Fort Kochi sightseeing

After breakfast explore the tropical coastal city of Fort Kochi, where you discover an intriguing mix of cultural influences. Visit one of the oldest Jewish synagogues in India, decorated with blue ceramic Chinese tiles and surrounded by an aromatic spice market. Visit Mattancherry Palace (Dutch Palace) and St. Francis Church, both of which were erected by the Portuguese in the 16th century. At the entrance of Kochi harbor, see the Chinese fishing nets.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Fort Kochi.


Day 8 - Board your Luxury Kerala Cruiser
Travel to the  Oberoi Vrinda docks at Kayippuram and start your luxury houseboat journey. Cruise along the main waterways from Vembanad Lake to Alleppey. Meet local fishermen fishing for 'pearl spot'. In the evening, watch an authentic performance of 'Kathakali' dance.

Overnight stay on the Houseboat.


Day 9 - Houseboat journey

 Visit St. Mary's Church, established in 1721, Sree Bhagavathy Kshetram, a 100-year old Hindu temple to Mother Goddess and Chambakulam snake boat yard which is home to traditional racing boats. Evening enjoy 'Mohiniattam' classical dance, also called the 'Dance of the Enchantress'.

Overnight stay on the Houseboat.


Day 10 - End of Tour & Services
Our representative will escort you to Cochin Airport.


Cost of this tour per person

Luxury: From $4,890


Note: Above prices are subject to change accordingly to the hotels' different season rates.

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in 5-star hotels and Oberoi Vrinda on sharing basis, 9 nights
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel
  • English speaking chauffeur-driven Air-Conditioned private vehicle
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Professional English speaking private local guides
  • Other activities as per itinerary (Rickshaw ride, Houseboat cruise, Cooking class, Yoga, Cultural programs, etc)
  • Entrance fees to monuments
  • Bottles of mineral water during journeys
  • All government taxes, service charges, parking and toll fees
  • All applicable hotel taxes

Exclusions

  • Visa
  • Insurance
  • International and Domestic flights
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Pre- or post-night accommodation
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Personal nature expenses i.e. Telephone Calls, Laundry, Soft / Hard Drinks, etc.
  • Camera Fee at Monuments
  • Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/cancellation/hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the inclusions above

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