North and South India Culture Tour

Delhi (02 Nights) > Agra (01 Night) > Jaipur (02 Nights) > Bikaner (02 Nights) > Jaisalmer (02 Nights) > Jodhpur (01 Night) > Kumbhalgarh (01 Night) > Udaipur (02 Nights) > Kochi/Cochin (02 Nights) > Alleppey (01 Night) > Mararikulam (3 Nights) > Cochin

Durations:-

18 Nights & 19 Days
  • Heritage
  • Cultural
  • Religious
  • Taj Mahal
  • Traveler
  • Beach

Overview

Book online 18 Nights - 19 Days -North and South India Culture Tour to explore the varied traditions, customs, architecture, religion, culture and lifestyle of different Indian states. "India by Car and Driver" can easily customize North and South India Tour to add in the places you want to explore. So, to know more about this India Holiday Package, get in touch with our travel experts through email or phone call.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Delhi

On arrival at Delhi airport, our representative will welcome you and transfer you to car for driving towards your hotel. Check in to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2: Delhi

Have breakfast at the hotel and then head towards exploring Delhi. Visit various attractions such as Red Fort – This monument is also known as "Lal Quila" represents the zenith of Mughal empire creativity, which was initiated by Shah Jahan in the year 1526. This architectural landmark represents fusion of Persian, Islamic and Hindu architectural style. Jama Masjid – It is the largest mosque in India and famously known as Masjid-i Jahan-Numa. This Mughal architectural marvel was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1658. It is made up of red sandstone and around 25000 people at a single point of time can offer prayer in this mosque. Qutub Minar – This monument was constructed in the year 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak and famously known as "Tower of Victory". This Minar is surrounded by a lush green garden, which make it a perfect leisurely place for tourists coming from different parts of the world. Humayun’s Tomb – This mausoleum was constructed in year 1570 by Mughal emperor Humayun’s wife Bega Begum. It was the first garden-tomb in India, which inspired several major architectural buildings constructed on later stage. Overnight stay at Delhi.

Day 3: Delhi – Agra

Have your breakfast at the hotel and proceed towards Agra. Once you reach this place, check in the hotel and later leave for Agra sightseeing. Visit Agra Fort – a red sandstone fort on the banks of River Yamuna. It was built by Emperor Akbar in the year 1566. In the evening, you will visit Taj Mahal. The construction of this monument took around seventeen years to get completed with the help of 20000 workmen. It was built by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz. Overnight stay at Agra.

Please Note: Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays.

Day 4: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Jaipur

You can again visit Taj Mahal at the time of sunrise. Have your breakfast and proceed to Jaipur. On the way visit Fatehpur Sikri. This was the capital at the time of Mughal Emperor Akbar. Along with that also visit Buland Darwaza which is the largest gateway throughout the world. Once you reach Jaipur, check-in the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 5: Jaipur

After breakfast, leave for sightseeing in Jaipur. Visit the most popular tourist attractions which include Amber Fort – it is also called as "Amer Fort" and attracts huge number of tourists from all across the globe. This fort overlooks the Maota Lake and was constructed in the 16th century by Raja Man Singh I. Jal Mahal – It is a wonderful palace, which is located in the middle of the Man Sagar Lake. This palace has been constructed in red sandstone with Mughal and Rajput styles of architecture. Jantar Mantar, which is the largest and till date best preserved observatories which was built by Jai Singh. Hawa Mahal is considered to be the most prominent landmark of Jaipur. This palace comprises of around 953 small windows and was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. Also visit City Palace which houses museum, Chandra Mahal and Shri Govind dev temple. Overnight stay at Jaipur.

Day 6: Jaipur – Bikaner

Have breakfast at the hotel and then leave for Bikaner. On arrival, check-in the hotel for short relax.  Rest of the day is free for independent activities. Overnight stay at Bikaner.

Day 7: Bikaner

Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will leave to visit the Junagarh fort, Lalgarh palace and Laxmi Niwas palace. Overnight stay at Bikaner.

Day 8: Bikaner – Jaisalmer

After having breakfast at the hotel, you will leave for Jaisalmer. On arrival, check-in the hotel for short relax. Rest of the day is free for independent activities. Overnight stay at Jaisalmer.

Day 9: Jaisalmer

After having breakfast at the hotel, leave for sightseeing and visit Jaisalmer fort, Patwon ki haveli and bada bagh. After this, you will drive towards Sam sand dunes to enjoy camel safari, traditional folk dance. Overnight stay in tent at Jaisalmer.

Day 10: Jaisalmer – Jodhpur

Have breakfast at the hotel and then leave for Jodhpur. On arrival, check-in the hotel for short relax.  Later you will go for sightseeing and visit Meharangarh fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace and Jaswant Thada. Overnight stay at Jodhpur.

Day 11: Jodhpur – Ranakpur – Kumbhalgarh – Udaipur

After having breakfast at the hotel, you will leave for Udaipur. En Route, you will visit Ranakpur Jain Temples and Kumbhalgarh Fort. On completion of the sightseeing, you will drive towards Udaipur and enjoy your overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 12: Udaipur

After having breakfast at the hotel, you will leave for sightseeing wherein you will visit Jagdish Temple, City Palace, Saheliyon-ki bari and Fateh Sagar lake. Overnight stay at Udaipur.

Day 13: Udaipur – Cochin/Kochi (by flight)

Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will be dropped at Udaipur airport to board your flight to Cochin. On arrival, you will drive towards your hotel for check in and short relaxation. Rest of the day is free for independent activities. Overnight stay in hotel at Cochin.

Day 14: Kochi/Cochin

After your breakfast you will visit Mattancherry Palace, Santa Cruz Basilica, Chinese Fishing Nets, Fort Cochin, St. Francis Church and Indo-Portuguese museum. On completion of the sightseeing, you will leave to visit the Kathakali center to enjoy traditional Kathakali dance. Overnight stay at Cochin.

Day 15: Cochin – Alleppey (backwaters)

After having breakfast at the hotel, you will leave towards backwaters. On reaching this place, you will board the houseboat and start the captivating backwater cruising. You will enjoy the most enthralling holiday experience at this place and will be served with the delicious food inside the houseboat. Overnight in the houseboat.

Day 16: Alleppey – Mararikulam

After having breakfast at the hotel, you will leave towards Mararikulam. On arrival, you will check-in the hotel for short relaxation. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at Mararikulam.

Day 17: Mararikulam

Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will visit Mararikulam Beach.  Also visit a small town named as Cherthala, which is famous for the Thiruayranikkulam Kalathil temple and Kadavil Bhagavathi temple. Overnight stay at Mararikulam.

Day 18: Mararikulam

After having breakfast at the hotel, you can stroll near a beach. Rest of the day is free for independent activities. Overnight stay at Mararikulam.

Day 19: Mararikulam – Cochin and Departure

Have breakfast at the hotel, then you will be dropped at Cochin airport to board your flight to Delhi/Mumbai. On arrival, you will catch your international flight to home.

Tour Ends

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