Kerala Backwater Tour
This Rajasthan Heritage and Kerala Backwater Tour package will introduce you with two different flavors of India. First Stop is Rajasthan – the land of Kings, where you will see the Royal Heritage of India through Forts & Palaces of Maharajas. And the Second Stop is Exotic Kerala – which is also known as God’s own country.
Tour Destinations :
Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Jojawar – Udaipur – Cochin – Wagmam – Alleppey – Kovalam
✓ Visit the Historical Monuments in Delhi
✓ See the mesmerizing sunset view of Taj Mahal
✓ Enjoy elephant safari on an excursion to Amber Fort
✓ Enjoy Rajasthani Folk Dances live show and dinner
✓ Train Safari at the scenic Kambli Ghat Pass
✓ Stay at Rawla Jojawar – the fort which is converted into a heritage hotel
✓ Countryside jeep safari in Jojawar Village
✓ Sightseeing in Cochin including Fort Cochin and Mattancherry Palace
✓ Night Stay and Houseboat tour in Alleppey
✓ Enjoy the beauty of Kovalam beach also known as the “Paradise of the South”
Day 01:- Arrive Delhi
Day 02:- Delhi Tour
Day 03:- Delhi – Agra Drive
Day 04:- Agra – Jaipur drive
Day 05:- Jaipur Tour
Day 06:- Jaipur – Jojawar drive
Day 07:- Jojawar
Day 08:- Jojawar – Udaipur Drive
Day 09:- Udaipur
Day 10:- Udaipur – Cochin fly
Day 11:- Cochin
Day 12:- Cochin – Wagmam drive
Day 13:- Wagmam
Day 14:- Wagmam – Alleppey drive
Day 15:- Alleppey – Kovalam drive
Day 16:- Kovalam
Day 17:- Fly home of Trivandrum
Arrive at Delhi International airport (T-3) with Indian Traditional Welcome with Garlands
and transfer to the hotel. Night stay in Delhi.
Day 02 DELHI (Red Fort & Lotus Temple closed on Monday)
After breakfast start sightseeing with Old Delhi which includes Red Fort, Jama Masjid (Mosque), Chandni Chowk (The Moonlight square) and Raj Ghat – cremation place of Mahatma Gandhi.
Later explore and drive through India Gate, President House, Parliament House, and other Historical Buildings. After taking lunch to start with South Delhi – Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple, and Qutab Minar. Night stay in Delhi.
After taking breakfast drive to Agra with a driver. Afternoon visit Agra Fort and Taj Mahal with a tourist guide. You may stay in Agra Fort till sunset to view Taj Mahal. Free time for shopping and night stay in Agra
Early morning again visit Taj Mahal at sunrise (optional). After breakfast, you will drive to Pink city Jaipur. En-route visit at Fatehpur Sikri – known as Ghost City. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 05 JAIPUR
After taking early breakfast you will have an excursion to Amber Fort and enjoy elephant safari.
Later you will have a city tour of Jaipur – Visit: Hawa Mahal, Pink City and Jal Mahal (Water Palace). After lunch at a local restaurant – visit City Palace and Royal Observatory. Evening enjoys Rajasthani Folk Dances live show and dinner. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 06 JAIPUR/JOJAWAR (200km)
After breakfast drive to Jojawar – Rawla Jojawar is the fort which is converted into a heritage hotel. The new generation of King Rao is looking after the hotel in the Rawla, recently restored into its old-world splendor.
Check in the hotel and take rest. After that you will have village walk of Jojawar – the visitor to explore it; the small town is a hidden gem in the county, exploring village experience accompanied by one of the staff guides is a great way to experience life here as it unfolds before your eyes.
Day 07 JOJAWAR
Your morning in Jojawar will be introduced with Train Safari – The train route between the cities of Jodhpur and Udaipur goes up the scenic Kambli Ghat Pass. One of our favorite excursions is this daily train service from the station at the start of the hill section to the highest station in the Aravalli – the Kambli Ghat station, or the other way round.
Come back to the hotel. Afternoon starts with a new adventure in Jojawar called Countryside jeep safari – It is said that the real India is its rural areas, the country around Jojawar boasts of very interesting landscapes, with the picturesque Aravalli Hills in the east.
Day 08 JOJAWAR/UDAIPUR (175km)
Day 09 UDAIPUR
After breakfast, you will have sightseeing of Udaipur – Known as the city of rising sun or city of lakes. Visit the City Palace museum, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandir (Folk art museum), Jagdish temple, Sahelion Ki Bari (Queen’sresort for their friends) and the Pratap Memorial.
Afternoon excursion to Eklingji and Nagda. Rest of the day at leisure. Night stay in Udaipur.
After breakfast, you will drive to the airport to board your flight for Cochin. After reaching Cochin transfer to hotel and check in.
Day 11 Cochin
After breakfast you will have sightseeing of Cochin with Guide – is a vibrant city situated on the south-west coast of the Indian peninsula in the breathtakingly scenic and prosperous state of Kerala, hailed as ‘God’s Own Country’.
Visit – Chinese Fishing nets, Fort Cochin, Mattancherry, St.Francis Church, Dutch Cemetery, and Jewish Synagogue. Also, enjoy famous Kathakali dance / Night stay in Cochin.
Day 12 Cochin / Wagmam drive
After taking breakfast you will drive to Wagmam – Three hour’s drive from Cochin and its unique destination helps travelers understand the true meaning of responsible eco-tourism.
Check in the Vanilla County own by Baby Mathew and wife Rani. After lunch at Vanilla County – Visit to Tomb of Saint Alphonsa, The first Catholic saint from India, the viewpoint to watch the sunset. Dinner at Vanilla County and Night stay in Wagmam.
Day 13 Wagmam
The morning started with Nature Walks, Plantation & Spice Tour after that you will have breakfast at Vanilla County. After that Visit to a nearby Christian Ashram, Opportunity to see the working elephant – Depends up on the availability only and Plantation & Spice Tour. Lunch and Dinner at Vanilla County. Night stay in Wagmam.
Day 14 Wagmam – Alleppey drive
After breakfast, you will drive to Alleppey (Kerala backwaters – House Boat) check-in time is 1200 Hrs. After reaching Alleppey check in the Houseboat and take Lunch. Cruise start after Lunch on board. Houseboats or ‘Kettuvalloms’ are deluxe boats with well-appointed bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms. In the evening boat stay at the place and enjoy the beauty of Kerala. Night stay in House Boat.
Day 15 Alleppey / Kovalam Drive
Day 16 Kovalam
After breakfast, you will be free to explore the beauty of Kovalam beach. Today Kovalam beach is known as the “Paradise of the South”. Night stay in Kovalam.
Day 17 Depart for onward destination
After breakfast, then transfer to Trivandrum airport to board the onward flight.
**End of 16 Days Rajasthan Heritage N Kerala Backwater Tour **
Tour Cost of “16 Days Rajasthan Heritage N Kerala Backwater Tour”
|TOUR COST PER PERSON||Standard Tour Package||Deluxe Tour Package||Luxury Tour Package|
|Low Season (16/04/19 – 30/09/2019)||EURO 1302 / USD 1397||EURO 1465 / USD 1571||EURO 1670/ USD 1801|
|High Season (01/10/19 – 15/04/2020)||EURO 1522 / USD 1643||EURO 2005 / USD 2158||EURO 2179/ USD 2457|
Above Tour Price INCLUDES:
1. 16 nights twin sharing hotels with breakfast and taxes.
2. Air-conditioned car with an English speaking tourist driver as per programme.
3. Local English speaking tourist guide as per tour package.
4. All presently applicable taxes related to hotel and transport.
Above Tour Price EXCLUDES:
1. Entrance Fees of Monuments. ($085 / €080)
2. Other activities during the tour. ($066 / €062)
Activities are :
- Delhi – Cycle Rickshaw Ride in Old Delhi.
- Agra – Tonga Ride ( Horse Cart).
- Jaipur – Elephant Ride at Amber Fort.
- Jojawar – Jeep Safari and Rural train Safari.
- Udaipur – Boat Ride at Lake Pichola
3. Cost of Domestic flights within India during the tour. ($085 / €080)
4. Lunch and Dinner.
5. Extra expenses such as laundry, drinks, tips, etc.
6. Upgrade vehicle – from medium car to Toyota Innova. ($145 / €135)
Other Terms and Conditions:
1. For 24th Dec and 31st Dec nights, Hotels may ask for mandatory Gala Dinner. If so, this will be payable extra.
2. Many hotels may ask for supplement cost during the period from 20th Dec – 07th Jan due to a premium season.
3. Please ask for more and specific information on Pricing.
4. Various Discounts are also available – subject to terms and conditions.
Hotel Details: Below or Similar
|City||Standard Hotels||Deluxe Hotels||Luxury Hotels|
|Delhi||Hotel Madhuban||Holiday Inn Mayur Vihar||Hotel Le Meridian|
|Agra||Hotel Siris 18||Hotel Mansingh Palace||Hotel Radisson|
|Jaipur||Vimal Heritage||Alsisar Haveli||ITC Rajputana|
|Jojawar||Rawla Jojawar||Rawla Jojawar||Rawla Jojawar|
|Udaipur||Kankarwa Haveli||Hotel Trident||Hotel Trident|
|Cochin||Hotel Abad Plaza||The Tower House||Hotel Old Harbour|
|Wagmam||Vanilla County||Vanilla County||Vanilla County|
|Alleppey||Air-conditioned Deluxe Houseboat||Air-conditioned Deluxe Houseboat||Air-conditioned Deluxe Houseboat|
|Kovalam||Soma Palm shore||Travancore Heritage – Heritage Home||Travancore Heritage – Premium Mansion|