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Duration
16 Days / 15 Nights
Trip
Start: Delhi / End: Delhi

Golden Triangle with Beach and Backwaters

Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Goa - Cochin - Periyar - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kovalam - Trivandrum - Delhi

Introduction

Golden Triangle with Beach and Backwaters are the combination of some of the best tours of India. Incorporating the perfect elements of an ideal tour it will take you on an exotic sojourn that you will cherish. Discover the cultural heritage of India with visit to some of the famous monuments and destination. With trip to Kerala and Goa also included in this golden triangle tour itinerary, enjoy beaches and backwaters as well. Discover the best of India with tours in North as well as South to get a complete picture of India.

Note that this is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.

Trip Highlights
    • Explore the cultural heritage of Delhi with famous and wonderful sites like India Gate and Jama Masjid etc.
    • Enjoy exquisite legacy of the Mughals with Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri in Agra.
    • Enjoy a guided tour to the exotic and cultural capital city of Jaipur, exploring its vibrant colors.
    • Explore the various attractions of the beach capital of Goa and know its unique culture.
    • Admire the exquisite attractions of Cochin like Mattancherry Palace and Jewish Synagogue.
    • Lose yourself in the magical chain of Kerala backwaters.
    • Enjoy the vast expanse and cool breezes of Kovalam Beach

Itinerary Details
Day 1 Arrival at Delhi

Meet our representative upon arrival in Delhi and get escorted to your hotel. Perform check in at your hotel and spend rest of the day at leisure. Enjoy an overnight stay at your hotel.

Day 2 Sightseeing Tour of Delhi

This day is marked for the sightseeing tour of Delhi. After breakfast, leave for the major attractions of Delhi like Laxmi Narayan Temple, Parliament House, India Gate etc. In the afternoon visit the beautiful environs of Old Delhi and see places like Jama Masjid, Red Fort and Gandhi Memorial. In the evening enjoy the light and sound show at the Red Fort. Return to the hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 3 Delhi - Agra

In the morning leave for Agra by road. Check in at your hotel after your arrival. Pay a visit to the world famous Taj Mahal which was commissioned by the fifth Mughal Emperor Shahjehan for his wife. The building is one of the best historical icons of India which is cherished by all. Return to your hotel in the evening. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at your hotel.

Day 4 Agra - Fatehpur Sikri – Jaipur

Leave from your hotel in Agra to Jaipur post breakfast. Stop mid-way for visiting Fatehpur Sikri that was commissioned by Emperor Akbar. Also visit places like the tomb of Salim Chisti, Jama Masjid, Panch Mahal and other places. Check in to your hotel after reaching Jaipur. Have a comfortable overnight stay at your hotel.

Day 5 Sightseeing Tour of Jaipur

Have a wonderful morning, post breakfast, by riding on a caparisoned and painted elephant to the Amber Fort. Later in the afternoon get ready for the sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Visit famous places like the City Palace, the Royal Observatory, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal and the Central Museuem. Enjoy the colors of and vibrancy of bazars in the evening and for souvenir shopping. Return to the hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 6 Jaipur - Goa

This day, leave for Goa after getting transferred to Jaipur airport. Get escorted to your hotel after your arrival in Goa. Perform Check in and relax for the day. Have a comfortable overnights stay at the hotel.

Day 7 Sightseeing Tour of Goa

After breakfast, proceed for the sightseeing tour of South Goa. The place is full of wonderful attractions like Pillar Monastery, Colva Beach, Margao City, Vasco City and Mormugao Harbor. Later in the day enjoy a special tour of Panaji city, Miramar beach and Dona Paula. In the evening return to your hotel. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay in Goa.

Day 8 Goa

This day is left to be spent at your discretion. Enjoy a leisurely walk to explore the expansive and mesmerizing beaches of Goa. You can also savor the typical Goan culture and explore the exciting and pulsating nightlife of the State. Return to your hotel to have a comfortable overnights stay.

Day 9 Goa - Cochin

After breakfast get transferred to the Goa domestic airport to board the flight bound for Cochin. Meet our IHPL representative upon arrival and get escorted to your hotel. Perform Check in at your hotel. After relaxing for some time proceed for the sightseeing tour of Cochin. Visit beautiful places adorning the city such as the famous Mattancherry Palace, St. Francis Church as well as the Jewish Synagogue. Witness the age old fishing tradition with Chinese fishing nets getting lowered at the Vasco da Gama square. In the evening watch a Kathakali dance performance by trained dancers. Overnight stay in Cochin.

Day 10 Cochin - Periyar

Post breakfast head on to Periyar which is called the land of exotic wilderness and untamed wildlife. One can spot tigers, elephants and many exotic birds on the plains of Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Visit the famous spice plantations later in the day. The rest of the day is then at leisure. Return to the hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 11 Periyar - Kumarakom

The morning begins with a boat ride at Lake Periyar. Thereafter, get transferred to Kumarakom which is home to the scenic rubber plantations and a beautiful bird sanctuary. Travel for approximately 4 hours along the exotic Vembanad Lake to reach Kumarakom. Check in at your resort on the banks of the famous backwaters. Enjoy the serenity and lush of your surroundings. Return to the resort for the overnight stay.

Day 12 Kumarakom

This day is reserved for the visit to the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary to enjoy the amazing views of nature. Later in the day, revel in the water sporting activities and relax on the beach. Return to the hotel to have a relaxed overnight stay.

Day 13 Kumarakom – Alleppey

Proceed to Alleppey by road after the breakfast in the morning. After reaching Alleppey, Check in at your houseboat. Enjoy the mesmerizing scenery along the beautiful backwaters of Alleppey. Witness the sights such as the setting sun while relaxing on your houseboat. Return to your hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 14 Alleppey – Kovalam

Perform Check Out from your houseboat and proceed towards Kovalam. Check in at your hotel as you arrive in Kovalam. After resting for a while, move out to enjoy an excursion to Kovalam Beach. Enjoy wonderful sights of Mother Nature as you enjoy your time at the beach. Return to your hotel to enjoy have a comfortable overnights stay.

Day 15 Kovalam

Post Breakfast, head straight to Kovalam Beach and enjoy the fresh and wonderful atmosphere of warm waters and cool breeze. Kovalam beach is one of the best beaches in the world known for its clean and beautiful surroundings. Enjoy amazing seafood while chatting away with your family and friends. Return to your hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 16 Kovalam - Trivandrum - Delhi – Departure

After breakfast check out from Hotel and drive to Trivandrum Airport / Railway Station for onward journey.