Golden Triangle With Goa, Hampi & Kerala Backwater 18 days

 
  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Solo friendly
  • Family friendly
  • Eco Aware

Experience a taste of India on this outstanding tour of the country most fabled sights. Explore the Golden Triangle that combines the country capital city Delhi to the wondrous sites of the Mughal capital of Agra, the legendary Fatehpur Sikri, and the Pink City of Jaipur. Then fly to Goa & unwind yourself on the renowned endless beaches. Visit intrinsically Hindu collection of temples at Badami, Aihole, Pattadakal & Hampi to see some of India's most intricate historical stone carvings. Next fly to Cochin & witness the unparalleled natural, historical and heritage charm of Kerala while visiting Cochin, Munnar & Thekkady & cruising on backwaters in Alleppey.


Day 1 Arrive Delhi

Arrival transfer to hotel (check in/out time 12pm). Rest time for personal activities.

O/n at hotel.

Day 2 Delhi

Visit Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk & Khari Baoli Spice Market on cycle Rickshaw, Raj Gath, Humayun Tomb, Qutab Minar & Lotus Temple. Also drive pass President House, Parliament & India Gate.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 3 Delhi - Agra (210kms)

Drive to Agra check in at hotel. Visit Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Baby Taj.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 4 Agra - Jaipur (245kms)

Drive to Jaipur via visiting Fatehpur Sikri & Abhaneri step wells. Drive to Jaipur check in at hotel.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 5 Jaipur

Visit Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Sisodia Rani Garden, City Palace, Observatory, Hawa Mahal & Birla temple. Further explore local market of Pink City.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 6 Jaipur - Goa

Transfer to airport to board flight for Goa. On arrival transfer to resort. Rest time free to relax.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 7 Goa

Visit Old Goa Churches, Aguada Fort, Portuguese lighthouse, Mangueshi & Shanta Durga Temple & Margao town. Drive Pass charming beaches of Calangute, Dona Paula, Miramar & Baga.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 8 Goa - Badami (184kms)

Drive to Badami check in at hotel. Rest time free to relax.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 9 Badami

Excursion to visit Aihole home to over 125 Chalukyan temples & Pattadakal a treasure trove of Hindu & Jain temples. Also visit Badami Fort, cave & Lake.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 10 Badami - Hampi (180kms)

Drive to Hampi via visiting few active & ruined temples in Gadag & Lakkundi. Arrive Hampi check in at hotel.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 11 Hampi

Explore Hampi an UNESCO world Heritage sites dotted with numerous ruined temple complexes from the Vijayanagara Empire.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 12 Hampi - Hubli (170kms)/ Cochin

Transfer to Hubli airport to board flight for Cochin. On arrival transfer hotel check in at hotel. Visit Fort Cochin, St. Frances Church, Jewish Synagogue, Mattancherry Palace & Chinese fishing nets. Evening watch Kathakali Dance.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 13 Cochin - Munnar (130kms)

Drive to Munnar, check in at hotel. Later tea estate visit & tea testing.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 14 Munnar

Visit Pothamedu, Mattupetty dam, Rajamala Hill, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupedi Dairy Farm, Echo Point & Tea Museum.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 15 Munnar - Thekkady (110kms)

Drive to Thekkady via Ramakkalmedu the windiest places in Asia. Evening watch Martial Arts & Kathakali Dance show.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 16 Thekkady

Explore Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary on boat safari followed by spice plantation tour. Drive to Kumarakom check in at hotel.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 17 Thekkady - Alleppey (130kms)

Transfer to Alleppey boat jetty to board houseboat & sail through the tropical countryside enchanting backwaters.

O/n in houseboat. Meal plan: B,L,D.

Day 18 Alleppey - Cochin (60kms)

Departure transfer to Cochin airport.

Meal plan: B.

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


Inclusions and exclusions

  • Assistance on arrival at airport
  • 17 Nights accommodation in selected price category hotels
  • Meal as per day plan (B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner)
  • Private air conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary
  • 1-Time shared boat safari in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary with forest department naturalist
  • Bottled drinking water in car
  • Government taxes
  • 3* Hotels used or similar for 17 nights accommodationDelhi x 2 nightsMadhuban Hotel/ Emerald HotelAgra x 1 nightsHoward Plaza the Fern/ Atulyaa TajJaipur x 2 nightsRedfox Hotel/ Park OceanGoa x 2 nightsVarca Le Palm/ Lambana ResortBadami x 2 nightsBadami CourtHampi x 2 nightsMalligi Hotel/ Krishna PalaceCochin x 1 nightsThe Dune Hotel/ Abad PlazaMunnar x 2 nightsFort Munnar/ Abad Copper CastleThekkady (Thekkady) x 2 nightsAbad Green Forest/ Hotel TreetopAlleppey x 1 nightsDeluxe Houseboat (ATDC Houseboat/ Dream Boats) DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • 4* Hotels used or similar for 17 nights accommodationDelhi x 2 nightsThe Royal Plaza/ Country Inn & Suite SaketAgra x 1 nightsRadisson Hotel/ Crystal Sarovar PremierJaipur x 2 nightsHoliday Inn City Centre/ Lemon Tree PremierGoa x 2 nightsLemon Tree Hotel Candolim/ The Chances Resort & CasinoBadami x 2 nightsKrishna HeritageHampi x 2 nightsHeritage Resort / Royal Orchid Central KeertiCochin x 1 nightsCasino Hotel/ The Avenue RegentMunnar x 2 nightsNature Zone Jungle Resort/ Fragrant Nature MunnarThekkady (Thekkady) x 2 nightsThe Elephant Court/ Cardamom CountyAlleppey x 1 nightsPreminum Houseboat (Abad Premium Houseboats/ Rainbow Premium Houseboats) DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • 5* Hotels used or similar for 17 night accommodationDelhi x 2 nightsMadhuban Hotel/ Emerald HotelAgra x 1 nightsHoward Plaza the Fern/ Atulyaa TajJaipur x 2 nightsRedfox Hotel/ Park OceanGoa x 2 nightsVarca Le Palm/ Lambana ResortBadami x 2 nightsBadami CourtHampi x 2 nightsMalligi Hotel/ Krishna PalaceCochin x 1 nightsThe Dune Hotel/ Abad PlazaMunnar x 2 nightsFort Munnar/ Abad Copper CastleThekkady (Thekkady) x 2 nightsAbad Green Forest/ Hotel TreetopAlleppey x 1 nightsDeluxe Houseboat (AC during night)Luxury Houseboat DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Jaipur - Goa & Hubli - Cochin flight fare approx INR 10,500 per person in economy class
  • Camera charges at monuments
  • Meals other than mentioned in day plan
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc
  • Gratuities & optional activities
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

Available in

English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Italian
(Other than English guide subject to availability and at additional cost)


Available for

Infants, Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Delhi , NCT, India

Pick up times available: 09:00

Pick up location: Delhi Airport

Ends at: Delhi Airport

Nearest airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)



Covid-19 measures

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

We are Eco Aware:

  • Education & exploration
    Education & exploration
    The product is educational rather than entertainment focused - it respects and gives insight into local traditions and/or environment
  • Interaction with locals or nature
    Interaction with locals or nature
    The major part of the tour is spent on interacting with local communities, their representative(s) (other than guides) or observing the nature or animals without disturbing their natural habitat and environment
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 15 days or more before the travel date
20% cancellation fee - between 7-14 days before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $1824 per person

* Minimum of 1 adults are required on this tour

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* Free cancellation until 15 days before departure