01: ARRIVE DELHI
Arrive Delhi on arrival Garlanding with a traditional Indian welcome
and transferred to the Hotel.Afternoon city tour of Old and New
Delhi offers a stunning contrast between the ancient and modern.
DAY 02: DELHI / HYDERABAD
After a morning at leisure, late afternoon transfer to airport
time to board flight for Hyderabad, now the capital of Andhra
Pradesh, on arrival transfer to the hotel. O/N at Hotel.
DAY 03: GOLCONDA FORT EXCURSION / HYDERABAD SIGHTSEEING
Morning visit fort of Golconda is the former capital of the Qutab
Shahi dynasty. Afternoon visit of the city. O/N at hotel.
DAY 04: HYDERABAD / BANGALORE / MYSORE
Morning transfer to the airport time to board flight for Bangalore,
one of the most beautiful cities of India. On arrival take to
the city tour Then straight drive to Mysore, wending along through
verdant and hilly countryside. On arrival check in at the hotel
O/N at the Hotel.
DAY 05: MYSORE SIGHTSEEING
Morning Sightseeing of the Mysore (city of stately palaces, gardens,
parks and museums ).Afternoon is at leisure. This evening, enjoy
the beautiful and exquisitely illuminated Brindavan Gardens, sprawling
amid gorgeous cascading fountains. O/N at Hotel.
DAY 06: MYSORE / BELUR / HALEBID / CHIKMAGALUR
Morning Drive to Belur en'route Stop at Shravanabelagola..Arrive
Belur, on the banks of the Yagachi River, was the capital of the
Hoysala Empire over 800 years ago. then proceed to Halebid an
outstanding example of Indian temple architecture is found in
Halebid, Drive Continue on to Chikmagalur. O/N at Hotel.
DAY 07: THU - CHIKMAGLUR / COCHIN
Transfer to the airport time to board flight for Cochin in the
state of Kerala. On arrival transfer to the Hotel. Later proceed
for the sightseeing tour of Cochin. At night enjoy a special presentation
of the colorfully costumed Kathakali dance drama. O/N at Hotel.
DAY 08: FRI - COCHIN / KUMARAKOM
Depart this morning for Kumarakom on arrival check in at Hotel.Afternoon
is at leisure O/N at Hotel.
DAY 09: SAT - THE BACKWATERS CRUISE
Morning enjoy a boat ride through the series of canals and lagoons
snaking their way through several tiny villages and tropical vegetation.
O/N at Hotel.
DAY 10: SUN - VEMBANAD BIRD SANCTUARY / CHENNAI (MADRAS)
Take a boat ride this morning on Vembanad Lake to the Kumarakom
Bird Sanctuary. Afterwards, return to Cochin and fly to Chennai
(formerly Madras), on arrival transfer to the hotel. O/N at Hotel.
DAY 11: MON - KANCHIPURAM & MAHABALIPURAM EXCURSION
Morning Drive to Kanchipuram, (02Hrs). One of the seven sacred
cities of India, served as a capital for several dynasties, Kanchipuram
is also renowned for its silk, a traditional cottage industry.
Then proceed to Mahabalipuram. O/N at hotel.
DAY 12: TUE - CHENNAI SIGHTSEEING / DEPART CHENNAI
Morning tour of Chennai. Afternoon free. Late evening transfer
to the Intl Airport time to board flight for onward destination.