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.
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.
Jaipur, a city in the state of Rajasthan, known as the Pink City, the most hospitable city in India, and offers majestic forts, temples, palaces, monuments, and gardens for the tourist to explore.
Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, the capital of Maharashtra. This is a multicultural, flourishing cosmopolitan city, India’s financial capital, and the hub of India’s booming entertainment industry - known as Bollywood.
Thiruvananthapuram, also called as Trivandrum, known for its idyllic beaches and rich culture.
Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Mumbai - Trivandrum/Kovalam
Highlights of this trip
Day 1-2 Our representative will receive you on arrival at the International Airport in Delhi.
Explore New and Old Delhi, visit famous places like Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, Raj Ghat, Qutab Minar, Gurdwara Bangla Sahib temple, Bahai (Lotus) Temple, witness a darshan at Akshardham temple, watch the musical Water Show. Get 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 and taste the different flavors of the Mughalai cuisine.
Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.
Day 3 Travel by car 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 hotel in Agra.
Day 4-5 Travel by car to Jaipur.
Enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri. Take a tour of the Pink City attractions: City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar (observatory), visit Amber Fort and the Jaipuri bazaars, watch how gemstones are made into jewelery, visit Birla Temple and end your evening at Chokhi Dhani to experience the real village feeling and taste the authentic Rajasthani cuisine!
Overnight stay at hotel in Jaipur.
Day 6-8 Domestic flight to Mumbai.
Visit Gateway of India, Elephanta caves, Haji Ali Dargah Mosque, Marine Drive – Queen’s Necklace, Mount Mary Church, Babulnath Mandir, Crawford Market, Flower Market, Fish Market, Linking Road, take a train ride down to the city. Visit Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat, a well-known open air laundromat. Walk on Chowpatty beach, enjoy the making of chaat (street food very popular in India).
Overnight stay at hotel in Mumbai.
Day 9-12 Our representative will receive you on arrival at the Airport in Trivandrum.
Watch how the coconuts are picked, visit the Lighthouse Beach and the Lighthouse. Visit the Elephant sanctuary at Kottoor, watch and participate in feeding and bathing the elephants. In Thiruvananthapuram visit Sree Anantha Padmanabha Temple and watch a Kalaripayattu performance at Buddha Kalari Academy.
Have a day trip to Kollam, enjoy a relaxing houseboat cruise, stop over at some sightseeing points such as villages, visit local market, church, temple.
Overnight stay at hotel in Kovalam.
Suggested additional places
Delhi: semi arid climatic conditions. Summers are very hot and dry, last from April to October. Winters are chilly cold, last from October, the lowest temperatures are recorded during January. July and August are the monsoon season.
Agra: typical sub-tropical climate. Hot summers continue from April to September. November to February chilly cold. The best time to visit Agra is September to March.
Jaipur: desert type of climate with hot summers and cool winters. Dry weather mostly prevails throughout the year. Ideal time for coming is between August and March.
Mumbai: humid seaside climate. Summer is hot and humid, winter season is pleasant. Most suitable time for travel is between the months of October and March.
Trivandrum: has a climate that borders between a tropical savanna climate and a tropical monsoon climate. The humidity is high and is the highest during the monsoon season, from June to October. Winter (November-February) is pleasant and summer is hot (March-May).