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...................................................................................................................................................................................... Around the Golden-Triangle ( 4 Nights / 5 Days) 14 Royal Rajasthan

( 13 Nights / 14 Days)

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A holistic tinge to Golden Triangle

( 9 Nghts / 10 Days)

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With the Tigers and Taj

( 7 Nights / 8 Days)

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Bordering Himalayas

( 10 Nights / 11 Days)

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A flashback to Dravidian Heritage

( 9 Nights / 10 Days)

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Southern Spice

( 21 Nights / 22 Days)

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Jumbo delight

( 14 Nights / 15 Days)

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Backwater Beauties

( 9 Nights /10 Days)

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Chills and Thrills

( 7 Nights / 8 Days)

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Colorful Waters

( 5 Nights / 6 Days)

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The calling of elephants

( 9 Nights, 10 Days)

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Rustic Gems

( 7 Nights / 8 Days)

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Joy’s zenith

( 6 Nights / 7 Days)

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Nature thrills

(7 Nights / 8 Days)

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Trekking delights

( 5 Nights / 6 days)

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Elephant tour

( 7 Nights / 8 Days)

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Hills and Backwaters

( 4 Nights / 5 Days)

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Spice route

(7 Nights / 8 Days)

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Touch Kerala

( 8 Nights / 9 Days)

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Grand Kerala

( 21 Nights / 22 Days)

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Explore Kerala

( 8 Nights / 9 Days)

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The sweetest trip

(7 Nights / 8 Days )

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When you are on a journey, it would be interesting to select the road less- travelled. Our farm tour packages will provide you with a never-before experience in your life- a refreshing and rejuvenating experience. Witness the persistent daily routines of farm life. Observe the rural backdrop complete with waving paddies and diligent farmers. Here is a chance to live the rustic life with a taste of luxury. Kerala is the only piece of land where one could find such a diversity of cultivation. Kerala even has trout farming (fish that lives in sub zero temperature). Come, explore the pastoral environs and forget the fast pace of the urban life‌

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medical tours

India is the favorite destination for medical tours, because of its affordable and unique health care system. Besides, India is also the heartland of Ayurveda, which attracts more and more people around the world. Elatrip invites you to select a 'healthy' journey from the array of our carefully arranged medical tour packages. Another advantage of Indian medical tourism, apart from its affordability, is the presence of highly-skilled and dedicated health professionals.

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Adventure tours A foray into the wild, a journey to an uninhabited island, a trek to the mountain peak, a dive down to the sea bed- all have an element of risk or even danger tagged to them. But not for those who seek excitement, stimulation and fulfillment. They relish the challenge, the adventure. So, give a break to the monotonous way of life and embark on the thrill of Elatrip‘s unique adventure packages to satiate your quest. .............................................................................................................................................................................Travel catalogue

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Pilgrim & Spiritual tours Surrender to the higher power‌Give a break to the thoughtless, hefty rush of life and set out on a spiritual journey- a time that will help you synchronize with the higher power and your own self. Visit famous abodes of the scared and recreate your spirit. Unleash your soul on an expedition to holy places. Transcend your self through practicing yoga and meditation. We have all that and more... People used to travel long distances as pilgrims, seeking peace and reinforcing faith. This probably makes pilgrimage the most ancient form of organized travel. In this search for the higher self, Elatrip will be a trustful companion for you. Elatrip offers you suitable pilgrim and spiritual tour packages which will help you to rejuvenate yourself and find spiritual harmony.

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MICE tours

Business should be a way of life. The word MICE stands for Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions. Corporate world has realized the importance of MICE tours as it creates an atmosphere of strong bonding within the company to yield good results. Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitionswhatever you have, Elatrip offers the best answer. MICE tourism usually consists of a well planned agenda centered on a particular theme, such as a hobby, a profession, or an educational topic.

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SENSATIONAL INDIA

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Tour the celebrated "Golden Triangle" region of India, covering the capital- royal ‘Delhi’ – the pinkish beauty ‘Jaipur’ – the legendary ‘Agra’ – world wonder ‘Taj Mahal’ and, the divinely ‘Mathura’. Experience India’s unparalleled cultural diversity!

5 Nights 6 days Highlights: Delhi (India’s de-facto capital in terms of both history and legacy), Jaipur (the ‘pink’ city of gorgeous, lavish mansions – typical symbol of the Rajput heritage), Fatehpur Sikri (a historical city – former capital of the Mughal Kingdom), Agra (an erstwhile power centre of medieval times and, moreover, the land of ‘Taj Mahal’ - world's most famous monument of love), and Mathura (a holy abode – the birthplace of legendary Lord Krishna) Inclusions :

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All Accomodations with break fast All sightseeing and excursions as per the itinerary All transfers and siteseeing by a/c vehicle Hotel Taxes Entrance fee in Taj mahal and all monuments

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DAY 1 : Delhi

DAY 2 : Delhi - Jaipur

Arrival at New Delhi Airport – the starting point of your ‘Golden Triangle of India’ tour.. Upon arrival, proceed for check-in to your hotel at ‘New Delhi’ – the legendary state capital of India. Take own time to settle down in the new environs. Subject to time, go for sightseeing New Delhi’s nearby attractions. Overnight stay at the hotel in New Delhi

Your exciting journey to India’s Golden Triangle begins today… Start off with a sightseeing trip of Delhi. Visit some of Delhi’s precious landmarks, including, the ‘Rajghat’ (Resting place of ‘Mahatma Gandhi’ – Father of the Nation of India), ‘Old Delhi’ (Capital’s timeworn, olden part - a fortified city that served as a key post of former Islamic kingdoms in India), ‘Qutub Minar’ (One of the tallest monuments in the country – the first one erected as the mark of Muslim conquest of Delhi, in 13th century), and ‘Lotus Temple’ (Delhi’s prominent shrine as well as a symbol of architectural brilliance)... Later, come back to the hotel, refresh & check-out, and continue your journey to the ‘pink city’ Jaipur, aptly called due its rosehued buildings. After reaching Jaipur, check in to your -hotel and relax. Overnight stay at Jaipur

DAY 3 : Jaipur

This entire day is for Jaipur sightseeing… To begin with, visit the ‘Amber Fort’ (former capital of Rajput Kings), an imposing Fort city atop steeply hills. On the top of this majestic fort, you will be greeted with a spellbinding view of surrounding mountains and the Maotha Lake below. Inside the fortress, explore the beauty of the Mugal-Hindu architectural combination in several spots like, the ‘Ganesh Pol’, ‘Maharaja Palace’, ‘Diwan-i-Am’ & ‘Diwan-E-Khas', ‘Jai Mandir’, ‘Sheesh Mahal’ - a hall, full of tiny inlaid mirrors, and the adjoining ‘Shila Devi Temple’. For descending the steeply hills from Amber Fort, you can opt for an exciting Elephant ride. Afterwards, tour to some of the city’s famous buildings like; ‘the Monkey Temple’ (an ancient shrine occupied by thousands of monkeys) – where you can feed the inmates! Then, as time permits, do some shopping at Jaipur and find out the innumerable special items that the city is known for. At dinner time, drop in to ‘Choki Dhani’ – an ethnic Village Resort that offers an ideal pastoral experience of Rajasthan. After heartily enjoying the unique local cuisines return to your hotel for overnight stay.

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DAY 4 : Jaipur - Agra

This morning, see some more of Jaipur’s assets… Visit a classic testimony of the Rajputana architecture, the ‘Hawa Mahal’ (meaning ‘Palace of Winds’) – a pyramid shaped facade with five stories & decorated with hundreds of pink sandstone windows (alltogether this resembles a giant honeycomb). Next, visit an elegant mansion, the ‘City Palace’ – an eye catching fusion of Rajputana and Mughal Architecture. Later, depart Jaipur for ‘Fatehpur Sikri’ (once-capital of the Mugal Kingdom, which was abandoned later).At Fatehpur Sikri, you can ‘virtually’ travel back to a bygone era, by sightseeing plentiful monuments and red sandstone palaces – all still well preserved. Soon, an hour’s drive from Fatehpur Sikri brings you to ‘Agra’ – an ancient city plus erstwhile capital of the Mughals. At Agra, have a heartening ‘Sunset view’ of the ‘Taj Mahal’, the finest specimen of Mughal architecture. As the day ends, check in to your hotel at Agra for overnight stay.

DAY 5 : Agra – Mathura – Delhi

DAY 6 : Delhi

Warm up for this day with a delightful ‘Sunrise view’ of the ever-elegant ‘Taj Mahal’. Soon set out to see that monument which spread India’s name throughout the world. After the main entrance, a walk thru the lovely gardens brings to near the white marbled mausoleum. Watch how the surface is decorated with floral patterns & artistic calligraphy. Feast your eyes with this marvel of a monument – even now, only few could match it in terms of beauty & architectural brilliance. (Taj Mahal will be closed on Fridays for the public, except for those who go for afternoon prayers in the mosque next to the monument) After the Taj-stint, leave Agra to ‘Mathura’ – the legendary birthplace of Hindu God ‘Krishna’. Visit the spot where Lord Krishna was born and the timeworn Temple nearby (which has withstood many aggressions). Then see ‘Vrindavan’ – site of an ancient forest which is the region where Lord Krishna spent his childhood. After the exposure with ancient history, continue your ride to Delhi. Subject to time, do a fleeting sightseeing of Delhi’s remaining attractions. Overnight stay at Delhi

Around the Golden-Triangle 5 Nights 6 days

Conclusion of your ‘Golden Triangle excursion’… Check out from your hotel and proceed to Delhi Airport – a departure with complete satisfaction!

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In this mega tour program, you will be exposed to the vibrant multi-coloured world of India’s desert state ‘Rajasthan’ – a land of majestic forts, havelis (mansions), monuments, shrines and of course, camels & sand dunes. A taste of Rajputana culture plus, India’s famed Golden Triangle (Delhi-Jaipur-Agra).

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Delhi (India’s de-facto capital in terms of both history and legacy), Mandawa (a humble town known for its fascinating mansions and fort), Bikaner (a desert city with red sandstone forts, stunning mansions and golden sand dunes), Jaisalmer (Rajasthan’s ‘golden city’, located at the heart of Thar Desert… best known for its camels and sand dunes), Jodhpur (another distinguished desert city – ‘often dubbed as ‘Sun City’ or ‘Blue City’), Ranakpur (a quite village … one of the most important pilgrimage sites of Jainism), Udaipur (the ‘City of lovely lakes’), Jaipur (the ‘pink’ city of gorgeous, lavish mansions – typical symbol of the Rajput heritage), Agra (former power centre of the Mughal era… moreover, the land of ‘Taj Mahal’ - world's most famous monument of love) and, Mathura (a holy abode – the birthplace of legendary Lord Krishna) Inclusions : All Accomodations with break fast One Night stay in Tent at Jaisalmer All sightseeing and excursions as per the itinerary All transfers and site seeing by a/c vehicle Hotel Taxes Entrance fee in Taj mahal and monuments Exclusions : Categories

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DAY 1 : Delhi

DAY 2 : Delhi - Mandawa

Arrival at New Delhi Airport – the starting point of your fascinating Indian tour... Upon arrival, proceed for check-in to your hotel at ‘New Delhi’ – the legendary state capital of India. Take own time to settle down in the new environs. Subject to time, go for sightseeing New Delhi’s nearby attractions. Overnight stay at the hotel in New Delhi

Start this day with a brief sightseeing of Delhi. Visit some of Delhi’s precious landmarks, such as, the mighty ‘Red Fort’ (a masterpiece of the Mughal architecture), the ‘Rajghat’ (Memorial of ‘Mahatma Gandhi’, regarded as the ‘Father of India’), and the ‘India Gate’ (a war memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers). After your Delhi-stint, come back to hotel, refresh & check-out, and proceed to Mandawa - a town in Rajasthan known for its proud fort and havelis (mansions). Overnight stay at Mandawa

DAY 3 : Mandawa - Bikaner

DAY 4 : Bikaner – Jaisalmer

Today, set out for sightseeing ‘Mandawa’ – a town often referred as an ‘open art gallery’ due to the presence of numerous charming havelis (mansions). Visit Mandawa’s notable havelis, namely, ‘Gulab Rai Haveli’, ‘Bansidhar Newatia Haveli’, ‘Shekawati’ ... Then, visit another major monument - the ‘Mandawa Fort’. Later, travel to Bikaner – the fascinating desert city of Rajasthan. On arrival, check-in to your hotel at Bikaner and take a break. Overnight stay at Bikaner

This morning, set out for sightseeing Bikaner – the city of striking red sandstone forts, stunning palaces / havelis and, golden sand dunes.Visit Bikaner’s prime fortress – the ‘Junagarh Fort’. Inside the fort, see its eye-catching constituents like the ‘Karan Mahal’ (public audience hall), ‘Anup Mahal’ and the ‘Fort Museum’. Later, subject to time, visit Bikaner’s other noted monuments like, the ‘Laxmi Niwas Palace’ and ‘Lalgarh Palace’. After the Bikaner-excursion, drive to a ‘golden city’ at the heart of Thar Desert – Jaisalmer. On reaching Jaisalmer, transfer to your hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 5 : Jaisalmer

DAY 6 : Jaisalmer – Jodhpur

A full day for sightseeing Jaisalmer... Start with a visit to the massive ‘Jaisalmer Fort’ – its sandstone walls turn to a magical honey gold colour at sunset ! Visit ‘Patwon Ki Haveli’ – the largest and most magnificent of Jaisalmer’s havelis (mansions). Then, trace Jaisalmer’s ancient ‘Jain heritage’ by visiting some prominent Jain Temples (many adorn this desert city).Later, experience the ultimate speciality of Jaisalmer by opting for a Jeep / Camel Safari thru the golden coloured sand dunes. Find yourself amidst the seas of sands... much like the ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ style! (subject to time and resource, the lucky ones can avail the typical desert’s ‘tent-stay’.) Overnight stay at Jaisalmer

Today morning, leave Jaisalmer and drive to another distinct desert city of Rajasthan – ‘Jodhpur’, place nicknames as ‘Sun City’ / ‘Blue City’, owing to its unique climatic conditions and skyline. At Jodhpur, visit its notable attractions, such as, the ‘Umaid Bhavan Palace and Museum’ (arguably the finest of many such mansions / havelis in the area), the ‘Umaid Gardens’ (a vast garden with lush lawns & flowers) ... Then spend your evening time by shopping (optional) – get to know the typical items reflecting legendary Rajputana culture. Overnight stay, at your hotel in Jodhpur

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DAY 7 : Jodhpur

DAY 8 : Jodhpur – Ranakpur – Udaipur

One more day for exploring Jodhpur’s assets... Visit the ‘Mehrangarh Fort’ (the most magnificent fort in Jodhpur - stationed on a hilltop). See the numerous attractions confined within the fortress like; palaces, galleries, temples and the fort a museum. Then, visit the ‘Jaswant Thada’ – a royal cenotaph made up of white marble – located close to the Mehrangarh fort complex. Continue your overnight stay at Jodhpur.

This day, depart from Jodhpur and drive to Udaipur... en route, halt at ‘Ranakpur’ village - one amongst the 5 most important pilgrimage sites of Jainism. Visit the marble temple, an architecturally wonderful Jain Shrine in Ranakpur. After experiencing an air of holiness, proceed to Udaipur – the ‘City of lovely lakes’ in Rajasthan (also, the historic capital of erstwhile Rajput Kingdom of Mewar). Overnight stay at Udaipur

DAY 9 : Udaipur

DAY 10 : Udaipur - Jaipur (by flight)

A day-long sightseeing of the ‘Lake City’ – Udaipur... Visit the ‘City Palace complex’ (a massive series of elegant palaces, built at different times of Rajput rule). Visit ‘Sahelion ki Bari’ (gardens beautified with lotus pools, marble pavilions and elephantshaped fountains). Then, take a boat ride in the plush ‘Lake of Pichola’ – a lake with two cute islands, ‘Jag Niwas’ and ‘Jag Mandir’. At the middle of the lake you can view the ‘Lake Palace’ – a sight that will remind pictures from fairy tales! After relishing the ‘city of lakes’ for the day, get back to your hotel for overnight stay.

This morning, depart Udaipur and travel to Jaipur (Rajasthan’s royal capital), by flight. On reaching Jaipur, after a short relax, set out for sightseeing. Visit the elegant mansion, ‘City Palace’ – an eye catching fusion of Rajputana and Mughal Architecture. Next, visit the ‘Jantar Mantar’ – the largest Stone Astronomical Observatory in the World! Then proceed to view a classic testimony of the Rajputana architecture, the ‘Hawa Mahal’ (meaning ‘Palace of Winds’) – a pyramid shaped facade with five stories & decorated with hundreds of pink sandstone windows. Afterwards, take a tour to ‘the Monkey Temple’ (an ancient shrine occupied by thousands of monkeys) – where you can feed the ‘special’ inmates. Overnight stay at Jaipur

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DAY 11 : Jaipur

DAY 12 : Agra

Another full day for Jaipur sightseeing! First, visit the ‘Amber Fort’ (former capital of Rajput Kings) - an imposing Fort city atop steeply hills. On the top of this majestic fort, you can have spellbinding views of surrounding mountains and the Maotha Lake below. Inside the fortress, explore the beauty of the Mugal-Hindu architectural combination in several spots like, the ‘Ganesh Pol’, ‘Maharaja Palace’, ‘Diwan-i-Am’ & ‘Diwan-E-Khas', ‘Jai Mandir’, ‘Sheesh Mahal’ - a hall, full of tiny inlaid mirrors, and the adjoining ‘Shila Devi Temple’. For descending the steeply hills from Amber Fort, you can opt for an exciting Elephant ride. Then, as time permits, do some shopping at Jaipur and find out the innumerable special items that the city is known for. At dinner time, drop in to ‘Choki Dhani’ – an ethnic Village Resort that offers an ideal pastoral experience of Rajasthan. After heartily enjoying the unique local cuisines return to your hotel for overnight stay.

Today, depart Jaipur for ‘Fatehpur Sikri’ (once-capital of the Mugal Kingdom, which was abandoned later). At Fatehpur Sikri, you can ‘virtually’ travel back to a bygone era, by sightseeing plentiful monuments and red sandstone palaces. After an hour’s drive from Fatehpur Sikri, you will reach ‘Agra’ – an ancient city plus erstwhile capital of the Mughals. At Agra, visit the splendid ‘Agra Fort’ - a massively walled palatial city - look alike of the celebrated ‘Red Fort’ at Delhi. Then, proceed to see the finest specimen of Mughal architecture - ‘Taj Mahal’. Feast your eyes with this marvel of a monument – even now, only few could match it in terms of beauty & architectural brilliance. Overnight stay at Agra (Taj Mahal will be closed on Fridays for the public, except for those who go for afternoon prayers in the mosque next to the monument)

DAY 13 : Agra – Mathura – Delhi

DAY 14 : Delhi

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This morning, leave Agra to ‘Mathura’ – the legendary birthplace of Hindu God ‘Krishna’. Visit the spot where Lord Krishna was born and the timeworn Temple nearby (which has withstood many aggressions). Then, see ‘Vrindavan’ – site of an ancient forest which is the region where Lord Krishna spent his childhood.Afterwards, continue your ride to Delhi. Subject to time, do a fleeting sightseeing of Delhi’s remaining attractions, such as, the ‘Humayun's Tomb’ (the Mausoleum of Mughal Emperor Humayun - a trendsetter of Indo Islamic architectural style that reached its peak at Taj Mahal), the ‘Qutub Minar’ (world's tallest brick minaret - the first monument built after the Islamic conquest of Delhi), and the ‘Connaught Place’ (Delhi’s largest shopping and Commercial area). Later, return to your hotel at Delhi for overnight stay.

Conclusion of your ‘Royal Rajasthan cum Golden Triangle’ mega tour… Check out from your hotel and proceed to Delhi Airport – a departure with complete satisfaction!

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An ideal excursion to learn India’s deep rooted legacy and heritage. In addition to the main punch - Golden Triangle (Delhi, Jaipur and Agra) - you will get to know the ageless religious / cultural traits through Varanasi and Sarnath.

9 Nights 10 days Highlights: Delhi (India’s de-facto capital in terms of both history and legacy), Jaipur (the ‘pink’ city of gorgeous, lavish mansions – typical symbol of the Rajput heritage), Agra (former power centre of the Mughal era… moreover, the land of ‘Taj Mahal’ - world's most famous monument of love), Mathura (a holy abode – the birthplace of legendary Lord Krishna), Jhansi & Orchha (places that bring back the ‘royal era’), Khajuraho (world-famous archaeological site with a large collection of extraordinarily sculptured temples), Varanasi (India’s ‘City of Temples’ – much revered place for Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism) and, Sarnath (one of the most sacred sites of Buddhism in the world)

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Golden Triangle

Inclusions : All Accomodations with break fast All sightseeing and excursions as per the itinerary All transfers and site seeing by a/c vehicle Hotel Taxes Entrance fee in Taj mahal and all monuments Exclusions : Categories

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DAY 1 : Delhi

DAY 2 : Delhi - Jaipur

Arrival at New Delhi Airport – your tour to India begins... Upon arrival, proceed for check-in to your hotel at ‘New Delhi’ – the legendary state capital of India. Take own time to settle down in the new environs. Subject to time go for sightseeing New Delhi’s nearby attractions. Overnight stay at the hotel in New Delhi

Today, your trip to India’s famous Golden Triangle stars… Begin with a sightseeing trip of Delhi. Visit some of Delhi’s precious landmarks, such as, the mighty ‘Red Fort’ (a masterpiece of the Mughal architecture), the ‘Rajghat’ (Memorial of ‘Mahatma Gandhi’, regarded as the ‘Father of India’), and the ‘India Gate’ (a war memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers). From the India gate, you can have outside views of two most important buildings of the Indian Democracy – the ‘Parliament House’ and ‘Rashtrapati Bhavan’ (official residence of the Indian President). Proceed with your Delhi sightseeing and see some more marvels like the ‘Qutub Minar’ (world's tallest free standing brick minaret - the first monument built after the Islamic conquest of Delhi), and the ‘Humayun's Tomb’ (the Mausoleum of Mughal Emperor Humayun - a trendsetter of Indo Islamic architectural style that reached its peak at Taj Mahal). After the Delhi-stint, come back to hotel, refresh & check-out, and continue your journey to ‘Pink City’ alias Jaipur. On reaching Jaipur, check in to your hotel and relax. Overnight stay at Jaipur

DAY 3 : Jaipur

This day is fully dedicated for Jaipur sightseeing… start with a visit to an elegant mansion, the ‘City Palace’ – an eye catching fusion of Rajputana and Mughal Architecture. Next, visit the nearby ‘Jantar Mantar’ – the largest Stone Astronomical Observatory in the World! Then proceed to view a classic testimony of the Rajputana architecture, the ‘Hawa Mahal’ (meaning ‘Palace of Winds’) – a pyramid shaped facade with five stories & decorated with hundreds of pink sandstone windows. You may feel this amazing structure resembles a giant honeycomb!Afterwards, tour to some of the city’s famous attractions like; ‘the Monkey Temple’ (an ancient shrine occupied by thousands of monkeys) – where you can feed the ‘special’ inmates. At dinner time, drop in to ‘Choki Dhani’ – an ethnic Village Resort that offers an ideal pastoral experience of Rajasthan. After relishing the unique local cuisines return to your hotel for overnight stay.

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DAY 4 : Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra

Today morning, visit Jaipur’s towering landmark - the ‘Amber Fort’ (former capital of Rajput Kings) - an imposing Fort city atop steeply hills. On the top of this majestic fort, you will be greeted with a spellbinding view of surrounding mountains and the Maotha Lake below. Inside the fortress, explore the beauty of the Mugal-Hindu architectural combination in several spots like, the ‘Ganesh Pol’, ‘Maharaja Palace’, ‘Diwan-i-Am’ & ‘Diwan-E-Khas', ‘Jai Mandir’, ‘Sheesh Mahal’ - a hall, full of tiny inlaid mirrors, and the adjoining ‘Shila Devi Temple’. For descending the steeply hills from Amber Fort, you can opt for an exciting Elephant ride. Later, depart Jaipur for ‘Fatehpur Sikri’ (once-capital of the Mugal Kingdom, which was abandoned later).At Fatehpur Sikri, you can ‘virtually’ travel back to a bygone era, by sightseeing plentiful monuments and red sandstone palaces – all still well preserved. Soon, an hour’s drive from Fatehpur Sikri brings you to ‘Agra’ – an ancient city plus erstwhile capital of the Mughals. Depending on your time of arrival, you can opt for a delightful ‘Sunset view’ of the ‘Taj Mahal’, the finest specimen of Mughal architecture. As the day ends, check in to your hotel at Agra for overnight stay.

DAY 5 : Agra – Mathura

DAY 6 : Agra – Jhansi – Orchha – Khajuraho

Warm up for this day with a delightful ‘Sunrise view’ of the ever-elegant ‘Taj Mahal’. Soon set out to see that monument which spread India’s name throughout the world. After the main entrance, a walk thru the lovely gardens brings to near the white marbled mausoleum. Watch how the surface is decorated with floral patterns & artistic calligraphy. Feast your eyes with this marvel of a monument – even now, only few could match it in terms of beauty & architectural brilliance. (Taj Mahal will be closed on Fridays for the public, except for those who go for afternoon prayers in the mosque next to the monument) After the Taj-stint, drive to ‘Mathura’ – the legendary birthplace of Hindu God ‘Krishna’. Visit the spot where Lord Krishna was born and the timeworn Temple nearby (which has withstood many aggressions). Then see ‘Vrindavan’ – site of an ancient forest which is the region where Lord Krishna spent his childhood. After your exposure with India’s pre-historic era, return to your hotel at Agra and stay overnight.

Time for more exposure with bygone times… Depart Agra and proceed to Jhansi, another historical city, by train. At Jhansi, pay visits to some living testimonies of ancient splendours like, the legendary ‘Jhansi Fort’ and ‘Rani Mahal’ (residence of former Jhansi Queen ‘Rani Laxmi bai’ – a prominent figure in India’s 1st war of Independence). Then, drive to the nearby town ‘Orchha’ (another power centre during the Princely States’ era). Enjoy this peaceful abode, free from maddening crowd, with a variety ancient temples and tombs. Visit Orchha’s most striking landmark - the ‘Palace-Fort’ and its constituent buildings, such as, ‘Raj Mandir’ and ‘Jahangir Mahal’. Next, drive to ‘Khajuraho’ – site of priceless monuments. Overnight stay at Khajuraho .............................................................................................................................................................................Travel catalogue

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DAY 7 : Khajuraho

DAY 8 : Khajuraho – Varanasi – Sarnath

An eye-feast of a totally different kind awaits today… the mind boggling Temple-complex of Khajuraho. Nowhere else one can find such a large group of olden shrines, that too with amazing carvings! Roam around Khajuraho temples… you can find plentiful Hindu as well as Jain temples, enriched with artistic carvings and realistic sculptures. Some sculptures will especially catch attention, owing to their peculiar ‘poses’! In the evening, you can opt for a ‘Light & Sound Show’ at the Temple complex – which will throw insight into the history, philosophy and the art of sculpting of these magnificent temples. Afterwards return to your hotel for overnight stay.

More options to go deeper into India’s vast cultural heritage… Today, depart Khajuraho to Varanasi, by flight. India’s oldest city as well as one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Varanasi is much more than a pilgrim’s spot… It has been the cultural & religious hub of North India for several thousand years. At Varanasi, you can see that almost every roadcrossing has a nearby Temple – thus the legendary nickname, ‘City of Temples’! After the divine-sightseeing in Varanasi, proceed to ‘Sarnath’, a holy Buddhist site located close by. Originally a deer-park-site, it was at Sarnath that the Holy Buddha delivered his first sermon (after his enlightenment). Visit the monument - ‘Dhamekh Stupa’ and the remains ancient Buddhist monasteries. If time permits, also visit ‘Sarnath Archaeological Museum’ where some finest Buddhist specimens are housed (including the famous ‘Asok Pillar’). Overnight stay at Varanasi

DAY 9 : Varanasi – Delhi

DAY 10 : Delhi

A holistic tinge to Golden Triangle 9 Nights 10 days

This day, get acquainted with the holiest and largest river in India – the ‘Ganges’. In Hinduism, it is worshipped as ‘Goddess Ganga’, and since pre-historic times many provincial / imperial capitals were located on its banks. Take a boat ride to capture Ganges’s life in-brief… On both sides of the river you can view India’s multi-faced cultural life. After your ‘discovery of India in a nutshell’, depart Varanasi to Delhi by flight. At the capital city, do some shopping as time permits. Stay overnight at your hotel in Delhi.

It’s time to bid farewell … Check-out from your hotel and proceed to Delhi Airport. The tour concludes as a truly memorable one.

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A tour that combines India’s enviable cultural heritage as well as wildlife wealth! Tour the famed Golden Triangle (DelhiJaipur-Agra) alongwith a couple of exciting wildlife habitats (Ranthambore and Bharatpur).

7 Nights 8 days Highlights: Delhi (India’s de-facto capital in terms of both history and legacy), Jaipur (the ‘pink’ city of gorgeous, lavish mansions – typical symbol of the Rajput heritage), Ranthambore (a major wildlife sanctuary in India, best known for its tiger population), Bharatpur (abode of ‘Keoladeo Ghana National Park’ – best place of bird watching), Agra (former power centre of the Mughal era… moreover, the land of ‘Taj Mahal’ - world's most famous monument of love), and Mathura (a holy abode – the birthplace of legendary Lord Krishna)

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DAY 1 : Delhi

DAY 2 : Delhi - Jaipur

Arrival at New Delhi Airport – your tour to India begins... Upon arrival, proceed for check-in to your hotel at ‘New Delhi’ – the legendary state capital of India. Take own time to settle down in the new environs. Subject to time go for sightseeing New Delhi’s nearby attractions. Overnight stay at the hotel in New Delhi

Today, your exciting journey to India’s Golden Triangle and wildlife takes off… Begin with a sightseeing trip of Delhi. Visit some of Delhi’s precious landmarks, such as, the mighty ‘Red Fort’ (a masterpiece of the Mughal architecture), the ‘Rajghat’ (Memorial of ‘Mahatma Gandhi’, regarded as the ‘Father of India’), and the ‘India Gate’ (a war memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers). From the India gate, you can have outside views of two most important buildings of the Indian Democracy – the ‘Parliament House’ and ‘Rashtrapati Bhavan’ (official residence of the Indian President). Proceed with your Delhi sightseeing and see some more marvels like the ‘Qutub Minar’ (world's tallest free standing brick minaret - the first monument built after the Islamic conquest of Delhi), and the ‘Humayun's Tomb’ (the Mausoleum of Mughal Emperor Humayun - a trendsetter of Indo Islamic architectural style that reached its peak at Taj Mahal). After the Delhi-stint, come back to hotel, refresh & check-out, and continue your journey to ‘Pink City’ alias Jaipur. On reaching Jaipur, check in to your hotel and relax. Overnight stay at Jaipur

DAY 3 : Jaipur

DAY 4 : Jaipur – Sawai Madhopur – Ranthambore

A full day dedicated for Jaipur sightseeing… start with a visit to an elegant mansion, the ‘City Palace’ – an eye catching fusion of Rajputana and Mughal Architecture. Next, visit the nearby ‘Jantar Mantar’ – the largest Stone Astronomical Observatory in the World! Then proceed to view a classic testimony of the Rajputana architecture, the ‘Hawa Mahal’ (meaning ‘Palace of Winds’) – a pyramid shaped facade with five stories & decorated with hundreds of pink sandstone windows. You may feel this amazing structure resembles a giant honeycomb! Afterwards, tour to some of the city’s famous attractions like; ‘the Monkey Temple’ (an ancient shrine occupied by thousands of monkeys) – where you can feed the ‘special’ inmates. At dinner time, drop in to ‘Choki Dhani’ – an ethnic Village Resort that offers an ideal pastoral experience of Rajasthan. After relishing the unique local cuisines return to your hotel for overnight stay.

Now it’s time for some adventure and excitement. Depart Jaipur and travel to the city of ‘Sawai Madhopur’ (the home of Ranthambore National Park). After reaching Sawai Madhopur, depending on time, have a look-around of the famous ‘Madhopur Guavas’ (guava - plants & fruits). Soon, set out to visit the historic ‘Ranthambore Fort’, a massive fortress which lies within the national park-area. Have a panoramic view of the lush wildlife region from the 700+ feet high-stationed fortress. Explore the ages-old stone temples inside the fort. Overnight stay at Ranthambore

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DAY 5 : Ranthambore

DAY 6 : Ranthambore – Bharatpur – Agra

This day is for ideally exploring the ‘Ranthambore National Park’ – one of the largest of its kind in the country, and also one with a significant Tiger population.Apart from its chief occupant (Tigers), this wild habitat houses other animals, birds, reptiles, trees & plants in abundance. You can choose the best option to uncover this national park – a ‘Jeep Safari’. Roam around the jungles… the lucky ones can sight more than one glimpse(s) of those royal predators ‘basking in sunlight’. Enjoy the ‘wild ride’ to its fullest. Overnight stay at Ranthambore

Today’s program combines both wildlife and heritage. First, depart Ranthambore for Agra (the city of Taj Mahal). On the way, halt at ‘Bharatpur’ – a legendary city, now home of ‘Keoladeo Ghana National Park’. Pay a visit to the national park (also known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary), abode of thousands of rare & highly endangered birds. After ample bird-watching, continue your journey towards Agra. En route, drop in at ‘Fatehpur Sikri’ (once-capital of the Mugal Kingdom, which was abandoned later). Here you can ‘virtually’ travel back to a bygone era, by sightseeing plentiful monuments and red sandstone palaces – all still well preserved. Soon, an hour’s drive from Fatehpur Sikri brings you to ‘Agra’ – an ancient city plus erstwhile capital of the Mughals. At Agra, set out to see the monument which spread India’s name throughout the world – the finest specimen of Mughal architecture – Taj Mahal. Feast your eyes with this marvel of a monument… even now, only few could match it in terms of beauty & architectural brilliance. Afterwards, check in to your hotel at Agra for overnight stay. (Taj Mahal will be closed on Fridays for the public, except for those who go for afternoon prayers in the mosque next to the monument)

DAY 7 : Agra – Mathura – Delhi

DAY 8 : Delhi

With the Tigers and Taj 7 Nights 8 days After the Taj-stint, now you have a chance to experience India’s legacy in pre-historic times. Today, depart Agra to Delhi, via, ‘Mathura’ – the legendary birthplace of Hindu God ‘Krishna’. At Mathura, visit the spot where Lord Krishna was born and the ageless Temple nearby (which has withstood many aggressions). Then, see ‘Vrindavan’ – site of an ancient forest which is the region where Lord Krishna spent his childhood.After the exposure with pre-historic times, continue your trip to Delhi. Subject to time, do a fleeting sightseeing of Delhi’s remaining attractions. Overnight stay at Delhi

Last day of your golden + wild excursion… Check out from your hotel and proceed to Delhi Airport – depart with cherished moments.

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Tour to the snow-capped mountain state of India, ‘Himachal Pradesh’ – where one will find spots that rival its European counterparts! And, experience the aggressive cross-border ceremony between 2 famous Asian neighbours, plus, an insight into India’s ageless legacy – a phenomenon beyond count of centuries.

10 Nights 11 days Highlights: Delhi (India’s de-facto capital in terms of both history and legacy), Shimla (a prominent hill station in India), Manali (hub of adventure sports in the mountainous Himachal Pradesh state), Dharamshala (abode of Tibetan-government-in-exile and Buddhist monasteries), Amritsar (Sikh’s holiest city – abode of the sacred ‘Golden Temple’), Wagah (the only road-border-crossing between India and Pakistan), Chandigarh (the best planned city in India - capital of Punjab and Haryana states), and Kurukshetra & Panipat (places with great historical significance) Inclusions : All Accomodations with breakfast All sightseeing and excursions as per the itinerary All transfers and site seeing by a/c vehicle Hotel Taxes Exclusions :

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DAY 1 : Delhi

Arrival at New Delhi Airport – the starting point of your exciting Indian tour.. Upon arrival, proceed for check-in to your hotel at ‘New Delhi’ – the legendary state capital of India. Take own time to settle down in the new environs. Subject to time, go for sightseeing New Delhi’s nearby attractions. Overnight stay at the hotel in New Delhi

DAY 2 : Delhi – Shimla

DAY 3 : Shimla

Today morning, take a drive from Delhi to Shimla – India’s premier hill station (a favourite retreat spot for the British in the past). On reaching Shimla, check-in to your hotel and refresh. If time permits, set out to a quick outing in the town and do some shopping. Overnight stay at Shimla

Time for the feel of some rugged mountains! After Breakfast; set out for an excursion to ‘Kufri’- a region best known for the ‘Himalayan National Park’. Here, the adventure savvies can opt for a Pony / Yak ride to spice up their exposure to the ever-vast Himalayan panorama. Afterwards, do sightseeing of various interesting places in & around Shimla... namely, the ‘Shimla Mosque’, the ‘Christ Church’, the ‘Vice regal Lodge’ – all built during the colonial era. Also visit the ‘Gaiety Theatre’ (where the first beauty contest of world was supposed to start !), the typical English-styled ‘Grind lays Bank’, the Scandal Point’ and the famous ‘Shopping Plaza’. Stay overnight at Shimla

DAY 4 : Shimla - Manali

Today depart from Shimla and drive to Manali – the adventure sports capital of Himachal Pradesh. On the way, halt in between to visit few beauty spots such as, the ‘Pando dam’, the ‘Hanogi Matha Mandir’ ... On arrival at Manali, check-in to your hotel and settle down. Subject to time, you can pay an optional visit to the ‘Tibetan Monastery’ and the nerve centre of Manali – the ‘Mall Road’. Overnight stay at Manali.

DAY 5 : Manali

DAY 6 : Manali – Kulu

This day is for some adventure and excitement... From Manali, take an excursion to the ‘Rohtang’ mountain pass – a trail of some 50+ kilometres. Feel the pleasure derived from rough terrains. After the daylong excitements; return to your hotel at Manali for overnight stay.

Another day for experiencing more mountain-thrills... Take a trip to the picturesque Kulu-Manikaran region. Feast your eyes with the awe inspiring ‘Kulu Valley’. Refresh amid the hot water springs of Manikaran. Late evening, get back to your hotel with a new vigour. Overnight stay at Manali

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DAY 7 : Manali – Dharamshala

Today is an exposure of a different kind! Drive from Manali towards ‘Dharamshala’, the place now better known as the base of the holy Dalai Lama (head of Tibetan government-inexile). At Dharamshala, as per time & convenience, visit the ‘Buddhist Monasteries’ to get insight into Tibetan Buddhism & cultural heritage. Overnight stay at Dharamshala

DAY 8 : Dharamshala – Amritsar

DAY 9 : Amritsar – Chandigarh

Now visit, what is regarded as the true fertile state of India – Punjab. Arrive at Amritsar, arguably the holiest city in entire Punjab. After refreshing at the hotel, pay a visit to the gorgeous ‘Golden Temple’ – the utmost sacred shrine of Sikhs (the main race of Punjab). After a quick sightseeing of Amritsar city, set out to the International border at Wagah to witness another unique spectacle – the ‘Changing Guards Ceremony between India and Pakistan’. Watch how the soldiers, from both countries, out-scowl each other in this ceremony... you will be amazed by their energetic ‘high-kicking’ march! Later, return to your hotel at Amritsar for overnight stay.

Today depart Amritsar and drive to Chandigarh (Capital of Punjab province) via Jalandhar. You can opt for a brief halt at the historic Jalandhar for a quick get-around. After arriving at Chandigarh – the first planned city in modern India, check-in to your hotel. Soon, set out for a local sightseeing. Visit Chandigarh’s prime spots of attraction namely, the ‘Rock Garden’ – where you can view some striking rocky sculptures... and the ‘Rose Garden’ – to see the amazing variety of flowers. Overnight stay at Chandigarh

DAY 11 : Delhi

DAY 10 : Chandigarh – Delhi

Bordering Himalayas 10 Nights 11 days

Finally, proceed to the ‘capital royal’ of India – Delhi. Drive from Chandigarh to Delhi via some legendary spots like, the ‘Kurukshetra’ (a significant prehistoric spot – believed to be the ‘battle place’ of the famous India epic ‘Mahabharata’... where Lord Krishna taught the holy ‘Bhagavat Gita’ to Arjuna) and, the ‘Panipat’ (a spot which witnessed three major battles, between invaders and local imperials, which eventually shaped the history of India!) After reaching Delhi - as time permits - do a fleeting sightseeing of the remaining city-attractions. Overnight stay at Delhi

Time for departure... check out from your hotel and proceed to Delhi Airport. A heart-warming tour ends.

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An in-depth exposure to the Dravidian culture & heritage .… perhaps the oldest of its kind in the whole world. This package takes you thru Tamil Nadu, the land of Dravidians, and familiarizes its immense wealth of sacred temples & monuments – an amazing variety without peers in anywhere else! 9 Nights 10 days | Trip code: TH TMP 11

Highlights: Mahabalipuram (An ancient port city studded with elegant monuments - a ‘World Heritage Site’) Thanjavur (The ‘Granary of South India’ – a grand old city as well as the hub of classical arts & music) Rameshwaram (A holy city with a legacy dating back to the great Hindu Epic ‘Ramayana’) Madurai (The ‘Cultural Capital of Tamil Nadu’, debated as the oldest among the antique prestigious cities in India – famous for the great ‘Meenakshi Temple’) Trichy (The ‘Rock City’, showcasing a fine blend of temples and monuments) Kancheepuram (The ‘City of Thousand Temples’, renowned for its culture civilization and the matchless ‘Silk Sarees’) and Chennai (The 'Gateway to South India' – a metropolis with rich traditional background)

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DAY 1 : Chennai – Mahabalipuram

DAY 2 : Mahabalipuram

Arrival at Chennai – Tamil Nadu’s state capital and the bustling metropolis of South India . From the Airport, take a drive to Mahabalipuram (a centuries-old port city, abode of priceless heritage monuments). On reaching Mahabalipuram, check in to the hotel and take time to settle down in the new refreshing environs. Later go for a brief sightseeing to the nearby Kovalam beach – a serene seashore that adds up to this oldie city’s gentleness. Overnight stay at Mahabalipuram.

Full day sightseeing tour of Mahabalipuram… Visit some splendid specimens of Dravidian architecture & art forms – testimonies of former Pallava Kings, great patrons of arts / crafts – such as, ‘Pancha Rathas’ (‘Five Chariots’ – monolithic structures, each carved from one single large piece of stone – named after the five ‘Pandavas’ of epic Mahabharata), ‘Arjuna's Penance’ (a massive relief sculpture illustrating an episode from the epic Mahabharata), ‘Descent of the Ganges’ (another giant open-air bas relief, depicting a scene from Hindu mythology), ‘Varaha Cave Temple’ (a rock-cut-temple), ‘Shore Temple’ (a very old shrine with entry from seashore)…etc . At night, return to your hotel at Mahabalipuram for overnight stay

DAY 3 : Mahabalipuram – Kumbakonam – Thanjavur

Today morning, depart Mahabalipuram and drive to the legendary city of Thanjavur… On the way, first halt at ‘Gangaikondacholapuram’ – erstwhile capital of great Chola emperor Rajendra, who assumed the title Gangaikondacholan and named this place after him. Here, visit the temple built by Rajendra Chola – an imposing three storied shrine surrounded by fort-like wall. You will know, like the Pallava kings, Cholas too were great connoisseurs of art. Next, en route halt at Kumbakonam, nicknamed as the temple town, due to presence of many beautiful shrines. Proceed to ‘Swamimalai’ near Kumbakonam - one of the six most important abodes of Lord Muruga. Also, a spot best known for bronze-casting. After visiting the sacred Lord Muruga Temple, see a unit where bronze sculptures are made. Here, centuries-old indigenous method of bronze casting (from the Chola era) is still maintained - only one of its kind in creation! Proceed further… another halt is at ‘Darasuram’, where you can find remnants of Airavateswar Shiva Temple (named after Airavata, the mythical white elephant, carrier of King of Gods ‘Indra’. Airavata was a devotee of Lord Shiva). Here also you can view some exclusive architecture, sculptures & paintings. Continue with your trip… On reaching Thanjavur, check in to the hotel and settle down. Overnight stay at the hotel in Thanjavur

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DAY 4 : Thanjavur

After warming up with breakfast at hotel, set out for a day long sightseeing of this age-old capital royal of Chola Kings. Start with a masterpiece of Chola-styled architecture – the big temple ‘Brihandeswara’ (a 1000 year old shrine, built by the esteemed Chola emperor Rajaraja). Apart from its architectural intricacies and sculptures, what makes Brihandeswara temple unique, is the high temple tower that is taller than the sanctum sanctorum – a feature not seen in other typical Tamil / Dravidian temples. Later, visit the majestic ‘Shivaganga Fort’. Here you can see the biggest cannon in India (‘Rajagopala Beerangi’) - located at the Eastern gate of the Fort. As time permits, have a quick get-around in other notable sights like, ‘Thanjavur Palace’, ‘Royal Museum’, ‘Art Gallery’… then, do some shopping – buy unique Thanjavur specials, such as, the Thalayatti Bomai (head-nodding doll). Late evening, return to your hotel at Thanjavur for overnight stay

DAY 5 : Thanjavur – Pudukkottai – Rameshwaram – Madurai

This day, check out from your hotel early, depart Thanjavur and drive to ‘Rameshwaram’, the ‘pilgrim town’. En route, halt at ‘Pudukkottai’ (once a princely state – now a trove of archeological & cultural remnants with traces from prehistoric to medieval times). After enjoying Pudukkottai’s antique charm, drive further to visit the nearby ‘Thirumayam Fort’ (a historically significant fortress). Inside the fortress, you can find beautifully sculptured pillars. Those interested in ancient era shrines can also visit the neighborhood’s two timeworn rock-cut-temples, one dedicated to Lord Shiva and other to Lord Vishnu – two of Hinduism’s holy trinity. Continue with your trip… on reaching Rameshwaram, after washing off the journey marks, visit the much revered ‘Ramanathaswamy Temple’ – one of the 12 elite Lord Shiva Jyothirlingam Temples of India, plus, a member of the holiest ‘Char Dham’ (4 Temples, which according to Hindu legends, has to be visited in one’s life time to attain liberation). You will be amazed to see the stunningly long temple corridors with richly carved granite pillars – regarded as the longest in the world. Rameshwaram pilgrimage should not be complete without experiencing the Temple Wells (22 holy water bodies within the temple) – bathing in these waters is considers as equivalent to penance. You are welcome to do that also. Late evening, leave Rameshwaram for another significant ‘Temple city’ - Madurai. After reaching Madurai, check into your hotel and stay overnight. .............................................................................................................................................................................Travel catalogue

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DAY 6 : Madurai

Spend the morning at leisure, familiarizing with the new atmosphere. Then start your Madurai sightseeing. First, visit one of India's greatest cultural & architectural landmarks – the ‘Meenakshi Sundareswar Temple’ (dedicated to Meenakshi – Goddess Parvathy, the consort of Lord Shiva). Watch the looming temple towers, each studded with carvings of Gods, Goddesses, mythological figures and even depictions from fairy tales. Explore the sprawling temple complex (which ranks amongst the largest of its kind). Visit the awe inspiring ‘Thousand Pillar Hall’ (in fact 985 now). Then see the ‘musical pillars’ – each one, when struck, produces a different musical note! Afterwards, visit Madurai’s other important landmarks like, the ‘Gandhi Museum’ (dedicated to the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi), and ‘Thirumalai Nayakar Palace’ (a splendid palace of the former Madurai ruler, who made this city a memorable one). Get a brief outlook of the typical Tamil culture. Later, return to your hotel… overnight stay at Madurai.

DAY 7 : Tiruchirapalli (Trichy)

This morning, depart Madurai to Trichy (‘Tiruchirapalli’ in local). After a few hours’ drive, check in to your hotel at Trichy and refresh. After sometime, proceed for Trichy temple visit. Begin with the most important landmark in the city – the ‘Rock Fort Ucchi Pillayar Temple’ (a combination of two shrines located atop a 83 meters high rock - one dedicated to Lord Shiva and other to his son, Lord Ganesh, known as ‘Pillayar’ in Tamil). In these shrines, regarded as one of the oldest in the world, watch the awe inspiring rock architectures with ancient traits. Then, visit the legendary ‘Sri Jambukeshwara Temple’. This is one of the five major Lord Shiva temples, Pancha Bootha Sthalams, each representing a natural element (Sky, Earth, Water, Fire and Wind – of these, Jambukeshwara Temple represents the element ‘Water’). In this large shrine with 7 temple towers and 5 concentric walls, all covered with life-like carvings, you may even virtually go back to past realms. Next is the ‘The Ranganathaswamy Temple’ at Srirangam, which ranks amongst the biggest and holiest Vaishnavite (Lord Vishnu’s followers) shrines in the world. Another temple with fascinating architecture and sculptural beauty, here also you can find the ‘One Thousand Pillar Hall’ (actually 953 intricately carved stone pillars). One of its towers – the Rajagopuram, built by Vijayanagara Emperors, is regarded as the tallest in the country. As night falls, return to your hotel at Trichy and stay overnight.

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DAY 8 : Trichy – Chidambaram – Kancheepuram

In the morning, depart from Trichy and drive towards the celebrated pilgrim’s abode, ‘Chidambaram’. Upon arrival, refresh yourself and get ready for temple visits. Start your pilgrim trail with the ‘Nataraja Temple’ – member of the five major Lord Shiva temples, each representing one of the five natural elements (Sky, Earth, Water, Fire and Wind – of these, Nataraja Temple represents ‘Sky’). Unlike most of the Lord Shiva temples where the lord is represented in the form of a ‘Lingam’, here the lord is depicted in a beautiful ‘dancing posture’ (nata-raja). Lord Shiva is regarded as the ultimate God of the classical dance ‘Bharathanatyam’ and, thus Chidambaram is called as the Cosmic Dancer’s Place! Another striking feature of this temple is the ‘Nrithya Sabha’ (hall of dance). After relishing the grandeur of Nataraja temple, that rivals any major shrine, proceed northwards where the ‘Thillai Kali Amman temple’ is located. Dedicated to the fiery Goddess Kali, this is one more temple with striking elegance. Later on depart Chidambaram to Kancheepuram, without the sight of which your Dravidian tour will be incomplete. At night, check in to your hotel at Kancheepuram for overnight stay.

DAY 9 : Kancheepuram – Chennai

Start morning sightseeing of ‘Kancheepuram’ - a city with many tags, such as, the historical capital of former Pallava Kings… a city with countless temples of unique architectural beauty… one among the seven sacred ancient cities in India… a centre of learning, religious & culture of Tamil for centuries… to name a few. Visit Kancheepuram’s prime shrine, the ‘Ekambareswarar Temple’ – one of the five major Lord Shiva temples, each representing a natural element (‘Pancha Bootha’ – Sky, Earth, Water, Fire and Wind – of these, Ekambareswarar Temple represents the element ‘Earth’). Then, visit ‘Kailasanathar Temple’, another temple with noteworthy architecture and fresco-style paintings on its walls. Here you can see 58 small shrines situated around the main shrine – literally forming a compound wall. Later, visit Kancheepuram’s world famous trademark – silk weaving units where the finest silk sarees in the country are made. Watch how those marvelous cloths are created, that too, by hand-weaving! You can even purchase these cloths. After lunch, drive back to Tamil Nadu’s metro capital, Chennai. If time permits, have a quick sightseeing of notable Chennai attractions, namely, Fort St. George, Marina Beach (world’s 2nd longest seashore), St. Thomas Mount, etc. As night falls, return to your hotel at Chennai for overnight stay.

DAY 10 : Chennai

A flashback to Dravidian Heritage 9 Nights 10 days Trip code: TH TMP 11

The flashback to Dravidian Culture concludes today. Check out from your hotel and proceed to Chennai Airport for departure – farewell with enriched mindset.

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South India is a kaleidoscope of varied but amazingly synchronized wonders. It offers a wide array of exciting memories for any traveler. Here is Southern spice for you- an ideal trip to help you experience the essence of South India. This trip enables you to explore the enchanting south Indian destinations in and around Bangalore, Mysore, Coorg, Wayanad, Thekkady, Munnar, Cochin and Trivandrum. 21 Nights 22 days | Trip code: TH SS 10

Highlights: Cubbon park, Bangalore city, Bull temple, Lalbagh, iskcon temple(Bangalore), Tipu Sultan palace, Srirangapattanam, Mysore palace, Vrindavan Gardens, Coorg, Talacauveri , Dubhare elephant training centre, Kuruva Dweep, Edakkal caves, Chembra peak, Soochippara waterfalls, Kozhikode Sweet Market, Athirappally waterfalls, Vazhachal waterfalls, Fort cochin, Mattancherry, Munnar, Kumarakom, a night at House boat, Varkkala beach‌

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DAY 1 : BANGALORE

DAY 2 : MYSORE

DAY 3 : MYSORE

DAY 4 : COORG

Visit Cubbon park, the landmark spot of Bangalore city. This historic park is officially known as Sri. Chamarajendra Park. Then visit Bull temple, which was built in 16th century and is dedicated to the sacred bull ‘Nandi’. Then visit the scintillating Lalbagh, which is spread across 240 acres, filled with unmatched scenic beauty. Lal Bagh has rare collection of tropical and sub-tropical trees, plants and herbs. Then do shopping at MG road and Majestic, the major shopping hot spots at the city.

Visit iskcon temple. Also known as Sri Sri Radha Krishna Chandra Temple, this magnificent temple was made by the Iskcon cult. Pass through vidhan soudha. Visit Tipu Sultan palace, which was actually the summer retreat of the Sultan. Visit Srirangapattanam, which is located just 12 kilometers from Mysore. Srirangapatnam is a picturesque island in the Cauvery River. Overnight stay at Mysore.

Visit Mysore palace, the official residence of the erstwhile royal family of Mysore. After that, go for a shopping before lunch. Visit Vrindavan Gardens at the evening .It is a beautiful garden on the terrace of the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam. The musical fountain at Vrindavan is a spectacular harmony of water, colours and music. Overnight stay at Mysore.

Begin our journey to the beautiful Coorg. Visit Bylakuppe which is one of the many Tibetan settlements in India. This was the first such refugee settlement established way back in 1961. Visit talacauveri , the origin of river Caveri. Then visit raja seat, the beautiful garden of seasonal flowers and a fountain, where the erstwhile Raja's of Coorg spent their evenings. Rach coorg town. Overnight stay at Coorg.

DAY 5 : COORG

DAY 6 : WAYANAD

DAY 7 : WAYANAD

DAY 8 : WAYANAD

Visit Pookot Lake, which is a perennial fresh water lake in green mountains. Apart from natural beauty, the place has a freshwater aquarium, children’s park and boating facility. Explore Edakkal caves, known for its heritage value. What Visitors can go for some travel memorabilia at the handicrafts make this massive rock special are the carvings of the pre emporium. The shop also has quality Kerala spices for sale. historic age. The carvings represent human and animal Visit the beautiful Soochippara waterfalls(aka Sentinel After an early breakfast, visit Dubhare forest elephant trainfigures and objects of human use and symbols. They indicate rock water falls) Then visit another equally enchanting spot Visit Kuruva Dweep, an uninhabited island of evergreen ing centre where we can see how the wild elephants are the presence of a civilized human population in that time. forest. The total area of the Kuruva island is about 950 acres. named Kanthanpara waterfalls. This charming waterfall is a being tamed. Then visit abbey falls. Overnight stay at Coorg. Then visit Chembra peak, the highest peak in Wayanad(2100 smaller one and comes down from a height of thirty metres. Rare birds, orchids and herbs are the prime attractions here. metre above sea level) Overnight stay at Wayanad. Then reach Kalpetta/Vythiri and spend the night there. Overnight stay at Wayanad. .............................................................................................................................................................................Travel catalogue

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DAY 9 : CALICUT

DAY 10 : BEYPORE- THRISSUR

DAY 11 : COCHIN

DAY 12 : COCHIN

Enroute to Calicut, experience the thrill of the journey through the winding hair pin roads. Visit chain tree. Then visit Kappad beach. Overnight stay at Calicut.

Visit Palayam market at Kozhikode. Then shop at the famous Sweet Market(Mithai Theruvu) . Then visit Beypore Port. Reach Thrissur, the cultural capital of Kerala. Overnight stay at Athirappilly.

Begin the day’s trip by visiting the enchanting Athirapally waterfalls. Then visit the nearby vazhachal waterfalls, which is also equally beautiful. Check out from the hotel and reach Cochin. Have a nice shopping experience at marine drive and m g road. Overnight stay at Cochin.

Today, spend the day exploring the marvelous spots in Cochin. Visit Fort cochin and mattancherry, the favorite tourist spots laden with memories of the bygone colonial era. Visit folk lore museum. Enjoy the traditional art-form of Kerala- Kathakali. Overnight stay at Cochin.

DAY 13 : MUNNAR

DAY 14 : MUNNAR

DAY 15 : THEKKADY

Visit Cheeyappara waterfalls, which is regarded as one of Kerala's most splendid waterfalls. The waters cascading down the seven steps elegantly at Cheeyappara gives a superb eye-feast. Reach Munnar town and visit the tea museum. Overnight stay at Munnar.

a Visit the beautiful Rajamala, the habitat of Nilgiri Tahr, the endangered species. Then visit Mattupetty Reservoir that offers i for trekking and nature walks, which is located 13 ample boating facilities. Then visit Echo point, an ideal destination r dam which is situated 20 km from Munnar. Overnight stay km from munnar. After that, visit Kundala dam, an appealing arch at Munnar.

Visit Lockhart Gap, which is another spectacular attraction at Munnar. The view from Lockhart Gap is panoramic, uplifting and above all, romantic as it offers view of Bison Valley and hilly places close to Thekkady. Then visit the popular picnic spot Anayirankal dam, which is garlanded by tea gardens and lush forests. Overnight stay at Thekkady.

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DAY 16 : THEKKADY

DAY 17 : KUMARAKOM

Visit Periyar wildlife Sanctuary, One of the well known Wildlife Sanctuaries in the south. The Sanctuary attracts a large number of nature lovers every year, as it is ideal for watching animals in their natural habitat. Then go for rejuvenating activities like spice plantation tour and elephant ride. Overnight stay at Thekkady

Visit parunthu para, a beautiful hill station which offers panoramic view of the beautiful surroundings. Then visit Kuttikkanam, an idyllic village in Idukki surrounded by lush green plantations. Reach Kumarakom, and spend the night at this beautiful place.

DAY 19 : VARKKALA

DAY 18 : HOUSE BOAT

Keep your spirits fluttering with natural joy and romance, by visiting Kumarakom bird sanctuary, which spread across 14 acres of land. The sanctuary is a home for many migrating birds. Enjoy the beauty of The Vembanad Lake, bordered by Alappuzha, Kottayam and Ernakulam districts is the longest and largest backwater in Kerala. visit Thanneermukkom Bund (Thannermukkom Salt Water Barrier), which is the largest mud regulator in India. Visit the tiny beautiful Pathiramanal island on the backwaters of Alappuzha. It is a haven for hundreds of rare birds migrating from different parts of the world. Spend the night in a traditional Kerala houseboat, also known as Kettuvalloms, which allows the visitors to have a leisurely journey along the enchanting backwaters.

DAY 20 : KOVALAM

Southern Spice 21 Nights 22 days Trip code: TH SS 10

Spend some more time enjoying the backwater beauty of Alappuzha. Then begin our journey to Varkkala. Visit Mannarassala temple enroute. Visit Kollam beach, a beautiful beach which is ideal for swimming and bathing. Then visit Varkkala beach with its breathtaking cliffs and tranquil surroundings. The beach is also called "Paapanashini", as it is believed bathing here cleanse one’s soul. Hence thousands come here to offer Vavu Bali, which is supposed to help the souls of deceased ancestors rest in peace. Then go through Varakala Beach Cliff, which has a winding footpath lined with hotels, shops and guest rooms. Overnight stay at Varkala.

Reach Trivandrum, and visit the intresting tourist places around the city like museum and Kanakakkunnu palace. Visit Veli lake village. Then visit the beautiful Kovalam beach. Overnight stay at Kovalam.

DAY 21 : DEPARTURE The tour concludes.

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About

Kerala

Kerala, a state situated on the tropical Malabar Coast of southwestern India, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Named as one of the ten paradises of the world by the National Geographic Traveler, Kerala is famous especially for its ecotourism initiatives. Its unique culture and traditions, coupled with its varied demography, has made Kerala one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Growing at a rate of 13.31%, the tourism industry is a major contributor to the state's economy. Until the early 1980s, Kerala was a hitherto unknown destination, with most tourism circuits concentrated around the north of the country. Aggressive marketing campaigns launched by the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation—the government agency that oversees tourism prospects of the state—laid the foundation for the growth of the tourism industry. In the decades that followed, Kerala Tourism was able to transform itself into one of the niche holiday destinations in India. The tag line Kerala- God's Own Country was adopted in its tourism promotions and became synonymous with the state. Today, Kerala Tourism is a global superbrand and regarded as one of the destinations with the highest brand recall. In 2006, Kerala attracted 8.5 million tourists–an increase of 23.68% in foreign tourist arrivals compared to the previous year, thus making it one of the fastest growing tourism destination in the world. Popular attractions in the state include the beaches at Kovalam, Cherai and Varkala; the hill stations of Munnar, Nelliampathi, Ponmudi and Wayanad; and national parks and wildlife sanctuaries at Periyar and Eravikulam National Park. The "backwaters" region—an extensive network of interlocking rivers, lakes, and canals that centre on Alleppey, Kumarakom, and Punnamada—also see heavy tourist traffic. Heritage sites, such as the Padmanabhapuram Palace, Hill Palace, Mattancherry Palace are also visited. Cities such as Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram(Trivandrum) are popular centres for shopping and traditional theatrical performances. The state's tourism agenda promotes ecologically sustained tourism, which focuses on the local culture, wilderness adventures, volunteering and personal growth of the local population. Efforts are taken to minimise the adverse effects of traditional tourism on the natural environment, and enhance the cultural integrity of local people.

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Why go for a small trip when you can have a delightfully big tour package with full of festivals and, well, some big elephants too? and, what if it is offered in a surprisingly affordable price? Fill your life with a festive joy for 15 days and 14 nights. Visit the enchanting Kovalam beach pampered by grove of coconut trees. Wake up the ‘big elephant lover’ in you, visiting the Konni Jungle Elephant Camp, a major elephant training center. Visit Thekkady, the fascinating wild life sanctuary which houses the Periyar National Park, The sanctuary is home to herds of elephants and other animals. Enjoy the thrill of visiting Athirappally and Vazhachal waterfalls. Merge to the unfathomable joy of Thrissur Pooram, the ‘’Pooram of all Poorams.’’ 14 Nights 15 days | Trip code: KLFST 01

Highlights: Kovalam and Marari Beaches ,Neyyar dam, Konni Jungle, Gavi, Periyar sanctuary, Kathakali/Kalaripayattu ,Elaphant Santuary, Lockhart Gap, Cheeyappara water falls,Athirappally water falls, Trissur Pooram, Cochin siteseeing. Inclusions : Hotel accommodations Breakfast and Dinner Welcome Drink A/c Transportation costs All hotel taxes Guide/Escort service Facilitation to watch the elephant parade

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DAY 1 : Kovalam

DAY 2 : Kovalam

DAY 3 : Konni

DAY 4 : Thekkady

The trip commences from Kovalam, a sleepy village which rose to international fame with its three crescent-shaped beaches. Visiting this popular beach hangout is the pleasant highlight of the first day.

Visit Neyyar dam, which is situated at 30km east of Thiruvananthapuram. This popular picnic spot has a watch tower, crocodile farm, lion safari park and deer park. After that, spend some time exploring Trivandrum city. The day’s trip concludes with a visit to the soothing Kovalam beach. The third day of the trip begins with a visit to the picaresque Konni , a small hilly town known for elephant cages, and forests. Visit Konni Jungle Elephant Camp, a major elephant training center, located 11 km from Pathanamthitta. The prime attraction is the huge cages of wood built to house the elephants. Each cage can accommodate 3-4 elephants at a time. It is here the elephants are trained by the skilled people.

DAY 5 : Thekkady

Visit Thekkady, the fascinating wild life sanctuary which houses the Periyar National Park, The sanctuary is home to herds of elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed Macaques and Nilgiri Langurs.Visit Gavi, a quiet, beautiful and pristine forest haven. Visiting Gavi will also help you to experience its diverse flora and fauna.

DAY 9 : Athirappilly

DAY 8 : Athirappilly

Visit Periyar sanctuary. Embark on a mystifying Elaphant Ride. Soft trek inside the sanctuary. After a refreshing plantation tour, pepper your experience with Kathakali/Kalaripayattu, thereby adding a majestic charm to your day.

DAY 6 : Munnar

DAY 7 : Munnar

Visit Munnar, a tourist haven gleefully brimming with tea plantations, forests, wild life, valleys and mountains. Then visit the cardamom smelling Vandanmedu which may mesmerize you with its lush green trees and gurgling rivulets. Visit Anayirangal dam, which is located 24 km from munnar . Visit Loackhart Gap which offers a good view of Bison Valley and hilly places close to Thekkady.

Visit Rajamala. It is a beautiful hill station famous for Nilgiri Tahr. Then visit Mattupetty dam- a storage masonry dam built with a view to conserve water for hydroelectricity. Visit Echo Point, a popular adventure tourism destination which is located 13 km from Munnar. Then visit Kundala dam which is notable with its pleasant beauty.

Visit Athirappaly, a beautiful place with beautiful waterfalls. Visiting Athirappally waterfall, the largest waterfall in Kerala will definitely be a delightful experience for any tourist. Also visit Pothamedu View Point, from which the surrounding places can be seen clearly, owing to its imposing height. Then visit Valara Water falls, a surprising chain of waterfalls. Also visit Cheeyappara waterfalls, which cascades down in seven steps. Then pay a visit to our jumbo friends at Kodanad Elephant camp, a must-see eco-tourism destination.

Spend more enjoying the beautiful Athirappaly, and Athirappally water falls. Enrich your experiences by visiting another equally magnificent spot- the waterfalls at Vazhachal.

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DAY 10 : Guruvayoor

DAY 11 : Thrissur

Reach Guruvayoor, the town which houses the famous Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple. Then have an excursion to Elephant Sanctuary - one of the largest elephant park in the world, and wake up the ‘big’ elephant lover in you! Then, a visit to Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Temple for Hindus.

Here comes the highlight of the trip. Its Thrissur pooram- ‘the pooram of all poorams’(The word ‘’Pooram’’ means festival). Witness how the decorated elephants cast a spell over a large crowd. Then, take part at Pooram Exhibition - Thrissur Pooram exhibition, a carnival being held at the Thekkinkad ground as part of the Pooram festivities.

DAY 13 : Marari

DAY 14 : Marari

DAY 12 : Cochin

Visit the sleepy little village named Marari. After that embark on a Cochin site seeing effort.

DAY 15 : Cochin

Jumbo delight 14 Nights 15 days Trip code: KLFST 01 Valid from: 02nd May 2011 To : 16th May 2011 Visit Marari beach, which is located 11 kilometers from Alappuzha. It will provide you with an enchanting experience. Explore the beauty of Alappuzha, picaresque with canals, backwaters and beaches. A place Marco Polo affectionately called as Venice of the East. Then have an exciting House boat-Day Cruise.

Spend more time exploring the beauty of Marari Villlage and Marari beach

Spend some time exploring the urban delights of Cochin. Tour concludes.

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A package that takes you thro’ the length and breadth of what’s called the Virtual Heaven on Earth – Kerala Backwaters.. Discover the unscathed rural life and the real beauty of backwaters via Kerala’s traditional Houseboats… Also take pleasure in some of the best seashores.. Find out why Kerala is fondly known as God’s own country… Above all, catch the action in live in the ‘Nehru Trophy Boat race’ – the most spectacular Snake Boat Race in the State! 9 Nights 10 days | Trip code: KLBTR 01

Highlights: A complete Boat Cruise package covering Kerala’s prominent Backwater destinations - Kochi, Alappuzha, Kollam and the beach wonder – Marari. And amidst see the Spectacular Snake Boat Race in the Punnamada Backwaters. Inclusions :

Backwater Beauties

Snake Boat Tour Packs...

Hotel accommodations House Boat accommodation. Welcome Drink Breakfast and Dinner in Hotels All meals in the House Boat All transfers by A/c Vehicle Country Canoe ride at Monroe Islands Boat Transfers and site seeing Sunset Cruise in Cochin All hotel taxes Escort service (for Groups) Facilitation to watch the boat race Entrance fees Exclusions : Air fares/Train Tickets Meals other than mentioned Personal expenses Still/Video camera tickets

Optional service : Ayurveda Massage Elephant Ride

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DAY 1 : Kochi

DAY 2 : Alappuzha

DAY 3 : Kollam

DAY 5 : Alappuzha

Arrival at Kochi, the starting point of your cruise pack.. Checkin to your hotel.. After noon, set out to explore the charm of Kochi by boat. and a Sunset cruise upto the sea mouth.. Later return to your hotel for overnight stay.

This morning, a delightful boat ride brings you to Alappuzha – Kerala’s answer to the Venice. After resting a while at the hotel, proceed in a boat to watch the rehearsals of the most awaited Snake Boat Race. Watch how the skilled oarsmen prepare for the race.. Get to know more about the fascinating snake-boats and the art of rowing. Late evening, return to your hotel and stay overnight.

After sunrise, take one more exciting boat cruise to Kollam, another backwater stronghold in Kerala. Take full day at leisure, visiting a few historical / cultural landmarks on the way, and relishing the backwater beauty. Overnight stay at a hotel at Kollam.

This day, take the return boat cruise from Kollam to Alappuzha backwaters - perhaps the most pleasurable waterway compared to anywhere else. After enjoying the cruise to the fullest, settle down at your hotel in Alappuzha and relax. Overnight stay at the hotel.

DAY 8 : Marari

DAY 7 : Alappuzha

Now, have a feel of Kerala’s pristine seashores. From Alappuzha a short drive brings you to the Marari beach. Upon reaching, check into your hotel - lodging with a superb sea view. Take time and get acquainted to the unscathed beach surroundings. Overnight stay at the hotel..

DAY 4 : Kollam

One more day to enjoy the backwater beauty to its fullest.. Set out for another backwater cruise… visiting some lovely landscapes like the Munroe island-chain in Country Canoe. Subject to time, avail an optional visit to the nearby Varkala beach and cliff. Later return to the hotel and stay overnight.

DAY 6 : Alappuzha

Today is the most prestigious water-sports event in Kerala history and one the most spectacular boat races in the world, the Nehru Trophy Boat Race (named after the 1st Prime Minister of independent India). Set out for a live action show of some finest oarsmen in the world. Watch in awe how dozens of giant snake boats electrify the backwaters. Late evening return to the hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 10 : Kochi (departure)

snake Boat Tour Packs After a leisurely morning, it’s time for typical Kerala-special thriller, Houseboat cruise. Check-in to a traditional Kerala Houseboat. Settle and relax in the floating wonder and rejoice yourself amongst the gushing backwaters. Watch the scenic landscapes decorated with palm trees and greenish paddy fields. See the Kerala-version of the world famous Holland Dykes – the ‘R Block’. Continue your trip, accompanied by delicious Kerala cuisines. Stay overnight.

9 Nights 10 days Trip code: KLBTR 01 Valid from: 08th Aug 2011 To : 16th Aug 2011

DAY 9 : Marari A full day for ultimate beach relaxation .... Observe the rural seashore charm and unwind from the tensions of busy life. As per convenience, avail options like Ayurvedic massage treatment / Yoga. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Time for departure… bid farewell to Marari beach and drive back to Kochi - the climax of an unforgettable journey. Depart with pleasant memories.

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Visit some of the world’s best tourist destinations – the beautiful backwaters & beaches at Alappuzha and Marari, magnificent Munnar high ranges, stand still lake at Thekkady… all under one roof – God’s own ‘Kerala’. Besides, get to know some unique Kerala specials – ingenious martial arts and one of the oldest fighting systems in existence, rituals / festivals and jumbos… and, witness the State’s numero uno Snake Boat Race - the Nehru Trophy. 7 Nights 8 days

| Trip code: KLBTR 02

Highlights: A package showcasing Kerala’s prized tourist destinations - Kochi, Munnar (Hill Station) and Thekkady (wild life), Aleppy (Snake Boat Race and backwaters) and Marari beach.

Inclusions :

Chills and Thrills!

Snake Boat Tour Packs...

Hotel accommodations Breakfast and Dinner Welcome Drink All transfers by A/c Vehicles All hotel taxes Escort service (for groups) Facilitation to watch the Boat race Entrance fees Exclusions : Air fares/Train Tickets Meals other than mentioned Personal expenses Still/Video camera tickets

Optional service : Ayurveda massage Elephant Ride Kalarippayattu Kathakali Periyar Boating

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DAY 1 : Kochi

DAY 2 : Munnar

DAY 3 : Munnar

DAY 4 : Thekkady

This morning, drive to another lovely landscape, Thekkady. On arrival, check-in to the hotel. Soon, set out for sightseeing. Feel the fresh mountain air and mist-coated hills. Take an optional boat cruise in the Periyar Lake with glimpses of a variety of wild species. If time permits, also avail other refreshing options like, watching ‘Kalari-payattu’ (Kerala’s indigenous martial arts – and one of the oldest fighting system in existence ), Elephant ride … Later return to the hotel and stay overnight.

On arrival at Kochi - your entertaining tour starts here. Proceed to your Hotel for check in. Later, head out for Kochi city sightseeing. Visit its prestigious monuments like the Jewish Synagogue and Dutch Palace at Mattancherry. Drive to Fort Kochi - get the glimpses of its colonial past at the majestic Churches and Anglo Indian mansions. View the antique Chinese fishing nets. Subject to time, avail an option to watch ‘Kathakali’ – Kerala’s world known dance drama. After familiarizing Kochi, return to the hotel for overnight stay.

Today start your high-land tour with a drive to Munnar, Kerala’s prominent hill station. En route, halt for a while and take your time to enjoy the beautiful Valara and Cheeyappara waterfalls. Later, continue to Munnar and check into the hotel. Spend the rest of the day harmonizing with the pleasant surroundings. Stay overnight.

Enjoy a full day in Munnar to discover this royal hill station at your own pace. First get to know Munnar’s prime assets with visits to beauty-spots like the Rajamalai (habitat of endangered ‘Nilgiri Tahr’). Afterwards, a short drive brings you to the Mattupetty Reservoir, a serene spot where you can avail the boating facility, Echo Point and to Kundalay Dam. By late evening, return to your hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 5 : Alappuzha

DAY 6 : Marari

DAY 8 : Kochi (departure)

Now, have a feel of Kerala’s pristine seashores. From Alappuzha a short drive brings you to the Marari beach. Upon reaching, check into your hotel - lodging with a superb sea view. Take time and get acquainted to the unscathed beach surroundings. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Chills and Thrills 7 Nights 8 days

Today is the most prestigious water-sports event in Kerala history, the Nehru Trophy Boat Race. Drive to Aleppy, Check in at the hotel, refresh yourself and proceed to the venue – the Punnamada Lake in Alappuzha, the Venice of the East. Proceed to witness the live action show of some finest oarsmen in the world. Watch in awe how dozens of giant snake boats electrify the backwaters. Late evening return to the hotel at Alappuzha, for overnight stay.

Hill Station Trip code: KLBTR 02 Valid from: 09th Aug 2011 To : 15th Aug 2011

DAY 7 : Marari A full day for ultimate beach relaxation .... observe the rural seashore charm and unwind from the tensions of busy life. As per convenience, avail options like Ayurvedic massage treatment / Yoga. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Enjoy the final day at leisure. Later, leave your Hotel, bid adieu to Marari beach and drive to Kochi - Airport. Depart with complete satisfaction.

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A voyage to the ‘heaven on earth’ – the internationally acclaimed Kerala Backwaters… In this complete cruise trip, explore the unspoilt beautiful backwaters and, spice it up with a live show of the State’s most prestigious race and the world’s most unique water extravagance- the ‘Nehru Trophy Boat race’, and experience an ultimate beach relaxation. 5 Nights 6 days | Trip code: KLBTR 03

Highlights: A rejuvenating boat cruise tour covering the world’s best Backwater destinations – Kochi and Alappuzha, plus, a taste of beach relaxation at Marari… Kerala’s prized assets.

Inclusions : Hotel accommodations Breakfast and Dinner Welcome Drink All Hotel taxes All Transfers by A/c vehicles Boat Transfers and site seeing Sunset Cruise in Cochin Escort service ( for Groups) Facilitation to watch the boat race Entrance fees

Colorful Waters…

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Optional service : Ayurveda massage

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DAY 2 : Alapuzha

DAY 1 : Kochi

DAY 3 : Alapuzha

Arrival at Kochi, the starting point of your cruise pack.. Checkin to your hotel.. After noon, set out to explore the charm of Kochi by boat. and a Sunset cruise upto the sea mouth.. Later return to your hotel for overnight stay.

This morning, a delightful boat ride brings you to Alappuzha – KKerala’s answer to the Venice. After resting a while at the hotel, proceed in a boat to the venue of Kerala’s most prestigious snakee boat race – the Nehru Trophy (named after the 1st Prime Minister of independent India). Set out for a live action show off some finest oarsmen in the world. Watch in awe how dozens of giant snake boats electrify the backwaters. Later, return to the hotel h for overnight stay.

DAY 4 : Marari

DAY 5 : Marari

After a leisurely morning, it’s time for typical Kerala-special thriller, Houseboat cruise. Check-in to a traditional Kerala Houseboat. Settle and relax in the floating wonder and rejoice yourself amongst the gushing backwaters. Watch the scenic landscapes decorated with palm trees and greenish paddy fields. See the Kerala-version of the world famous Holland Dykes – the ‘R Block’. Continue your trip, accompanied by delicious Kerala cuisines. Stay overnight.

DAY 6 : Kochi (departure)

Colorful Waters 5 Nights 6 days Trip code: KLBTR 03 Valid from: 12th Aug 2011 To : 16th Aug 2011

Now, have a feel of Kerala’s pristine seashores. From Alappuzha a short drive brings you to the Marari beach. Upon reaching, check into your hotel - lodging with a superb sea view. Take time and get acquainted to the unscathed beach surroundings. Overnight stay at the hotel.

A full day for ultimate beach relaxation .... observe the rural seashore charm and unwind from the tensions of busy life. As per convenience, avail options like Ayurvedic massage treatment / Yoga. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Time to say good-bye to the beach… Drive back to Kochi and proceed to Airport for departure - with memories to cherish for long!

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Happy Yatra- an ideal trip which will help you to experience the festive slice of God’s own country. Visit the picaresque Kovalam Beach, and relax. Visit elephant camp, a major elephant training center. Visit Ramakkalmedu, a hill station with bewildering beauty which provides a panoramic view of the villages and towns of Tamil Nadu. Explore the wild Thekkady and visit Periyar sanctuary, which is home to herds of elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed Macaques and Nilgiri Langurs. Take part in the festival of all festivals - Thrissur Pooram. Well, it’s a happy Yatra. 8 Nights 9 days | Trip code: KLBTR 03

Highlights: Kovalam,Kovalam Beach, Neyyar dam, Konni, Elephant camp, Ramakkalmettu, Vandenmedu Plantation visit, Jeep Safari, Thekkady, Periyar sanctuary, Spices shopping, Idukki dam, Cheruthoni dam, Athirappaly water falls, Vazhachal, Trichur, Elaphant Santuary

Inclusions : Hotel accommodations Breakfast and Dinner Welocme Drink A/c Transportation costs All hotel taxes Guide/Escort service Facilitation to watch the elephant parade Entrance fees

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DAY 1 : Kovalam

DAY 2 : Konni

Let us begin from Kovalam. Visit Kovalam Beach, the signature tourist spot of Kerala. Then visit Neyyar dam, which is located on the foot of the Western Ghats about 30 km from Thiruvananthapuram. This popular picnic spot has a watch tower, crocodile farm, lion safari park and deer park.

Spend the day exploring the beauty of picaresque Konni, a small hilly town known for elephant cages, and forests. Also visit elephant camp, a major elephant training center, located 11 km from Pathanamthitta.

DAY 3 : Vandanmedu

DAY 5 : Athirappilly

Visit Ramakkalmedu, a hill station with a bewildering beauty in Idukki. It provides a panoramic view of Tamil Nadu villages and towns. Then go for Vandenmedu Plantation visit. Then have an interesting jeep Safari.

DAY 4 : Vandanmedu Begin from Vandanmedu. Spend time exploring the wild Thekkady and then, visit Periyar sanctuary, which is home to herds of elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed Macaques and Nilgiri Langurs. Later, go for spices shopping which will add more fragrance to your memories.

DAY 6 : Thrissur

DAY 7 : Thrissur Pooram Festival

DAY 8 : Nattika

Reach Thrissur, the cultural capital of Kerala. Visit Elephant Sanctuary, one of the largest elephant park in the world, and wake up the ‘big’ elephant lover in you! Guruvayoor temple visit for Hindus.

Let your day filled with the delight of Thrissur Pooram, which is known as the ‘Pooram of all Poorams’(The word ‘Pooram’ means festival). Then, take part in Thrissur Pooram exhibition, a carnival being held at the Thekkinkad ground as part of the Pooram festivities.

Visit Nattika, a small village in Thrissur. Nattika beach is famous among tourists for its striking beauty. Temple visit for Hindus.

Visit Idukki dam, the 14th largest arch dam in Asia, at 555 feet in height. The dam is owned by the Kerala State Electricity Board. Then visit Cheruthoni dam which was made using concrete across River Cheruthoni in Idukki. Then visit Athirappaly water falls. Visit Vazhachal waterfalls.

The calling of elephants 8 Nights 9 days Trip code: KLBTR 03 Valid from: 12th Aug 2011 To : 16th Aug 2011

DAY 9 : Nattika Spend more time exploring the Nattika beach. Tour concludes.

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Well, take a refreshing detour from your fast-paced urban life by selecting the road less travelled. Experience the rustic charm of the God’s own country. Visit Kumarakom, the idyllic tourist village in Kottayam . Find a curious bird lover in you visiting Kumarakom bird sanctuary, an ornithologist’s paradise. Visit Pathiramanal, a small beautiful island located on the border of Kottayam Alappuzha Districts. Take part in Thrissur pooram ' the pooram of all poorams'. Visit the beautiful Natika beach…

7 Nights 8 days

| Trip code: KLFST 03

Highlights: Experience Kerala’s most vibrant festival The Trissur Pooram. Then Kumarakom, Kumarakom bird sanctuary, Cochin siteseeing & shopping, Thannermukkam Bund, Pathiramanal, Toddy shops Marari, Marari beach, Allapuzha Town, Motor boat day cruise.

Inclusions : Hotel accommodations Breakfast and Dinner All meals in the house boat Welcome Drink A/c Transportation costs All hotel taxes Guide/Escort service Facilitation to watch the elephant parade at Trissur Pooram

Rustic gems…

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DAY 1 : Kumarakom

DAY 2 : Kumarakom

DAY 3 : House Boat

The trip commences with Cochin site seeing, then Cochin shopping. Then visit Thannermukkam Bund which was constructed as a part of the Kuttanad Development Scheme to prevent tidal action and intrusion of salt water into the Kuttanad low-lands. In the afternoon, proceed to Kumarakom, the idyllic tourist village in Kottayam. This marvelous cluster of tiny islands will provide you with a raw, yet celestially rich experience

After spending some time at Kottayam Town, visit Kumarakom bird sanctuary, an ornithologist’s paradise. Located on the banks of the Vembanad Lake, this bird sanctuary is spread across 14 acres. It is the favorite destination of migratory birds like the Siberian stork, egret, darter, heron and teal.

Visit Pathiramanal, a small beautiful island located on the border of Kottayam - Alappuzha Districts. This island is favorite place of many migratory birds from different parts of the world. Visit Thannermukkam bund. Then go for a village visit, which will make you trip down the rustic memory lane. Then, visit Toddy shops and have a taste of incomparable culinary delight.

DAY 5 : Marari

DAY 6 : Thrissur Pooram

DAY 7 : Nattika

DAY 4 : Marari

Visit Marari, a sleepy little village. Marari beach is famous for its enchanting beauty. Visit Allapuzha Town. Later embark on a Motor boat day cruise.

Rustic Gems 7 Nights 8 days Trip code: KLFST 03 Valid from: 07th May 2011 To : 14th May 2011

Spend this day at picaresque Marari, enjoying the soothing beauty of Marari beach. It will provide you with an enchanting experience.

Take part in Thrissur pooram- 'the pooram of all poorams'(The word ‘’Pooram’’ means festival). Witness how the decorated elephants cast a spell over a large crowd. Then, take part at Pooram Exhibition - Thrissur Pooram exhibition, a carnival being held at the Thekkinkad ground as part of the Pooram festivities.

Visit the beautiful Natika beach. Thrissur temple visit for Hindus. Tour concludes.

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Climb up the hill of excitement, shrug off your worries and lingering problems. For all the adventure lovers, here is Joy’s zenith- the perfect adventure trip. The trip covers many thrilling spots. This 7 days trip has 5 day- long trekking, which will be thrilling and enjoyable. 6 Nights 7days | Trip code: KLAD 05

Highlights: Munnar, 5day trekking, Yellapatty, tea plantations, scrub jungle, shola forest cotton trees, camp at ‘’Camp Top”, camp at Bottom Station, Thekkady NOTE: All tour programmes are eco friendly All packages are in Jungle Plan (JP). JP provides Tent accommodation, Vegetarian food, Tea & Snacks and Mountain guide. All rates are per pax (person) All programme routes and schedules are subject to change with or without prior notice based on infrastructural and climatic guidelines. Tour programmes are subject to our general rules and regulations All Hotel stays in Munnar involves Bed and Breakfast Plan.

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DAY 1 : Munnar

DAY 2 : Camp Top

Our representatives will meet you at the airport (or at the spot of your arrival) and we will proceed to Munnar, the marvelously enchanting hill station. On the way to Munnar visit the spectacular waterfalls at Cheeyappara and Valara. Cheeyapara waterfall is regarded as one of Kerala's most splendid waterfalls. The waters cascading down the seven steps elegantly at Cheeyappara gives a superb eye-feast. Valara waterfall is located 42km away from Munnar, and is falling from 1000 meters height. After arrival at Munnar, check in to the hotel. (Optional in the evening: visit CSI church, Munnar Town, Blossom Park and Athukkad waterfalls.) Tea & Spice Trek ‘’Camp Top’’ – Thekkady 4 nights 5 days

Drive to Yellapatty, beautified with tea plantations located 28 km from Munnar. The rejuvenating plantation trek starts from Yellapatty. Trek of 4 to 5 hours could showcase tea gardens, Scrub jungle, Shola forest, and will be a soul-stirring experience of adventure. Wait for the unforgettable camp at ‘’Camp Top’’ (2160m)

DAY 5 : Pallikunnu/Nedumkandam

DAY 6 : Thekkady

DAY 3 : Bottom Station

Trekking begins at 9 am. We will have a 7-8 hour long descend trekking through scrub jungle, cotton trees, and falls. Then camp at Bottom Station (1700m).

DAY 4 : Chess Rock / Pooppara

Drive from Bottom Station to Thevaram in Theni district. Then have 6 hours of joyful but hard trek through lemon grass hills and scrub jungle. Camp at Chess Rock/Pooppara.

DAY 7 : Departure

Joy's zenith 6 Nights 7 days (5D-Trekking) Trip code: KLAD 05 Today’s trek starts at 9 a.m. This moderate trekking which may take 5 to 6 hours, will be through alluring spice garden hills and grass land meadows. Then have a delightful packed lunch, and Camp at Pallikunnu/Nedumkandam.

Trek starts at 9 a.m. Then have 3 to 4 hours camp at Bottom Station. Drive to Thekkady. Thekkady is a fascinating natural wild life reserve which allows you to take a close look of the diversity of the rich wild life.

After breakfast from the hotel back to Cochin for departure.

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Nature thrills is a perfect trip for anyone who loves adventure and enjoyment. The 8 days trip consists of 6 days wildlife& tea trekking through the alluring Meesapulimala and Kollukumala. When you trek through these destinations, you will realize that nature throws more thrilling moments before us than any other person or factor in this world can do. 7 Nights 8 days | Trip code: KLAD 06

Highlights: Munnar, Cheeyapara waterfalls, Valara waterfalls, Wildlife & Tea Trek (Meesapulimala – Camp Top – Kollukumala), silent Valley Estate, tea plantations, Kottakudi grassy hills, scrub jungle camp at Rhodo Valley, camp at Land’s end, Camp at Cliff hut, Camp at Bottom Station, Camp at Kolukkumala… NOTE: All tour programmes are eco friendly All packages are in Jungle Plan (JP). JP provides Tent accommodation, Vegetarian food, Tea & Snacks and Mountain guide. All rates are per pax (person) All programme routes and schedules are subject to change with or without prior notice based on infrastructural and climatic guidelines. Tour programmes are subject to our general rules and regulations All Hotel stays in Munnar involves Bed and Breakfast Plan.

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the hotel. (Optional evening visits- CSI church, Munnar Town, Blossom Park, Athukkad waterfalls) Wildlife & Tea Trek(Meesapulimala – Camp Top – Kollukumala)5 nights 6 days

DAY 1 : Munnar

DAY 3 : Camp at Rhodo Valley

DAY 4 : Camp at Cliff hut

Trek starts at 9 am. Trek down to Kottakudi grassy hills, tea plantations, vegetable valley, and scrub jungle. Camp at Cliff hut (2160 m.)

DAY 2 : Camp at Shola forests

Our representatives will meet you at the air port (or at the spot of your arrival) and we will proceed to Munnar, the enchanting hill station. On the way to Munnar visit the spectacular waterfalls at Cheeyappara and Valara. Cheeyapara waterfalls regarded as one of Kerala's most splendid waterfalls has the waters cascading down the seven steps elegantly at Cheeyappara giving a superb feast for eyes. Valara waterfalls located 42km away from Munnar, is falling from 1000 meters height. After arrival at Munnar, check in to

The trekking commences from silent Valley Estate. It will be a refreshing 3 to 4 hours trekking through the alluring tea plantations. Visit Grandis plantation. Then, camp at Land’s end surrounded by plantations. The thick shola forest near the camp will add an enigmatically magical charm to your night.

Today, trek through Meesapulimala, the second highest peak in South India (8790 feet from sea level). After an 8-hours hard-trek through tea plantations and grassy hills, reach Rhodo Valley where we will camp.

DAY 5 : Camp at Bottom Station

DAY 6 : Camp at Kolukkumala

DAY 7 : Munnar / Thekkady

Nature thrills 7 Nights 8 days Trek starts at 9.30 a.m. For 2-3 hours trek through tea plantations, reach Suryanelli. Have tea and snacks there, enjoying the rural ambience. Then drive to Munnar / Thekkady.

Trek starts at 9 a.m. Trek down through cotton trees, and falls (7-8 hours). Reach Bottom Station (1700 m). Camp there at bottom station.

Trek starts at 9 a.m. after 8 hrs of ascending trek through grassy hills, tea plantations, reach Kolukkumala – World’s highest tea growing estate (7900 ft MSL). Enjoy packed lunch. Camp at Kolukkumala.

(6D-Trekking) Trip code: KLAD 06

DAY 8 : Departure After Breakfast from the hotel journey back to Cochin for departure.

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Well, pack your bags. Come, and conquer the hills! Here is a trekking delight with the highest Tea Plantation Trek. Trek through Scrub jungle, Shola forest, Kurinji, cotton trees, and beautiful falls. You could camp at exotic spots like Camp Park and Boston station. This is the peak of adventure! 5 Nights 6 days | Trip code: KLAD 04

Highlights: Highest Tea Plantation Trek, Kolukkumala, camp at ‘Camp Top ‘, Cheeyappara waterfalls, Valara waterfalls, Scrub jungle, Shola forest, Kurinji, cotton trees, beautiful falls, Camp at Boston station. NOTE: All tour programmes are eco friendly All packages are in Jungle Plan (JP). JP provides Tent accommodation, Vegetarian food, Tea & Snacks and Mountain guide. All rates are per pax (person) All programme routes and schedules are subject to change with or without prior notice based on infrastructural and climatic guidelines. Tour programmes are subject to our general rules and regulations All Hotel stays in Munnar involves Bed and Breakfast Plan.

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DAY 1 : Munnar

DAY 2 : Camp Top

DAY 3 : Boston station

Well, let us begin our adventurous trip in the misty hill station Munnar. On your way to this beautiful destination, visit Cheeyappara waterfalls, one of Kerala's most splendid waterfalls. The waters cascading down seven steps elegantly at Cheeyappara gives a superb feast for eyes. Then visit Valara waterfalls located 42km away from Munnar. Neighbored by lush green forests, water falls from height of 1000m. Reach Munnar and check-in to the hotel. (In the evening there are optional attractions for you like visiting CSI church, Munnar Town, Blossom Park and Athukkad waterfalls). Stay at Munnar for the day. Highest Tea Plantation Trek- Camp Top - Kolukkumala 3 nights 4 days

Drive to Yellapatty, beautified with tea plantations located 28 km from Munnar. The rejuvenating plantation trek starts from Yellapatty. Trek of 4 to 5 hours could showcase tea gardens, Scrub jungle, Shola forest, and will be a soul-stirring experience of adventure. Wait for the unforgettable camp at ‘’Camp Top’’ (2160m)

Trekking begins at 9 am. We will have a 7-8 hour long descend trekking through scrub jungle, cotton trees, and falls. Then camp at Bottom Station (1700m).

DAY 4 : Tea Plantations

DAY 6 : Departure

DAY 5 : Munnar / Thekkady

Trekking delights 5 Nights 6 days (4D-Trekking) Trip code: KLAD 04 8 hours of trekking stars at 9 am through grassy hills and tea plantations leads to the adventure marvel Kolukkumala, where we will have packed lunch and camp. For the record, Kolukkumala is the world’s highest tea growing estate. (7900 ft MSL).

The trekking commences at 9.30 a.m. You can have another refreshing 2 to 3 hours trek through tea plantations, and have tea and snacks at Surianelli. Then drive to Munnar / Thekkady.

After having breakfast, journey back to Cochin. Tour commences.

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Well, get ready to experience the jumbo delights! This is an ideal trip to explore the natural wonders and wild elephants of Kerala. Visit Konni Jungle Elephant Camp, a major elephant training center, located 11 km from Pathanamthitta. The prime attraction is the huge cages of wood built to house the elephants. Visit Thekkady, a fascinating natural wild life reserve which allows you to take a close look of the diversity of the rich wild life. Visit Kodanad elephant camp, where you can see how the ‘big guys’ are being tamed and trained. 7 Nights 8 days | Trip code: TH EL 11

Highlights: Aranmula, Konni Jungle Elephant Camp, Parunthupara, ramakkalmettu, Idukki dam, Kodanad elephant camp, Thettekkadu, Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple, Vazhachal waterfalls, Athirappaly waterfalls Inclusions : Hotel accommodations Breakfast and Dinner Welcome Drink All hotel taxes

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DAY 1 : KONNI

DAY 2 : KONNI

DAY 3 : THEKKADY

DAY 4 : VANDANMEDU

Visit Nedumudi, which lies in the banks of river pamapa in Alappuzha district. Then visit Aranmula, the place famous for its snake boat race and Metal mirror known as the Aranmula Knannadi which has a history of more than 200 years. Later, visit Konni, a small hilly town known for elephant cages, and forests. Overnight stay at Konni.

Today, visit Konni Jungle Elephant Camp, a major elephant training center, located 11 km from Pathanamthitta. The prime attraction is the huge cages of wood built to house the elephants. Each cage can accommodate 3-4 elephants at a time. It is here the elephants are trained by the skilled people. Overnight stay at Konni.

Visit Parunthupara, a marvelous hillpoint which offers spectacular views. Visit thekkady. spread across 777 sq. km as a true gift of nature, Thekkady is a fascinating natural wild life reserve which allows you to take a close look of the diversity of the rich wild life. Go for boating. Then, add a traditional Kerala charm to the trip by viewing kalarippayattu, the unique art-form of the God’s won country. Overnight stay at Thekkady.

Go for plantation visit, and engage in a thrilling and beautiful jeep safari. Visit Ramakkalmettu, a beautiful hill station in Idukki district. It provides a panoramic view of Tamil Nadu villages and towns.

DAY 5 : THATTEKADU

DAY 6 : Guruvayur

DAY 7 : Athirappilly

Elephant tour 7 Nights 8 days Today visit Idukki dam. The Idukki dam, built across the Kuravan and Kurathi hills, is Asia's largest arch dam. Then visit bird sanctuary which houses lots of migrating birds. The visit Bhoothathankettu dam.(its curiously odd name comes from the belief of some people that it was built by a monster). Then pay a visit to Kodanad elephant camp, where elephants are tamed and trained. Then visit paniveli river. Overnight stay at Thettekkadu.

Reach Guruvayoor, the town which houses the famous Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple. Then have an excursion to Elephant Sanctuary - one of the largest elephant park in the world, and wake up the ‘big’ elephant lover in you! Then, a visit to Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Temple for Hindus.

Enrich your experiences by visiting the waterfalls at Vazhachal. Then Visit Athirappily, another beautiful place with beautiful waterfalls. Visiting Athirappilly waterfall, the largest waterfall in Kerala will definitely be a delightful experience for any tourist. Overnight stay at Athirappailly.

Trip code: TH EL11

DAY 8 : Departure. Reach Cochin and the tour concludes.

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Let us unfold the magical wonders sleeping across the hills and those besides the beautiful waters of Kerala. ‘’Hills and Backwaters’’, as its name suggests, is an intelligently planned trip for anyone who wants to explore the magnetic beauty of Kerala within a short period of time.

4 Nights 5 days

| Trip code: TH HB 01

Highlights: Munnar , Cheeyappara waterfalls, Blossom Garden. Eravikulam National Park , Mattupetty, Alappuzha

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DAY 1 : Cochin– Munnar

DAY 2 : Munnar

Welcome to the “Paradise”, upon arrival our Tour Executive will greet you there at the airport lounge. Proceed to Munnar the place where the unfolded green carpet is waiting for you. It is a breathtakingly beautiful haven of peace and tranquility. It is also the gateway of Hills in South. On the way one can also watch the lovely waterfall in Cheeyappara and flowers in Blossom Garden. Reach, check in to the hotel and relax for some time. Be at leisure with the nature. Enjoy overnight stay in the Hotel.

DAY 3 : Munnar – Alleppey

DAY 4 : Alleppey

a After breakfast proceed for a sightseeing trip of Munnar; Visit Eravikulam National Park home of the very rare mountain goats f natively called Nilgiri Tahr, Mattupetty Dam which offers many fascinating sights to relish. The Shola forests around Mattupetty are ideal for trekking and bird watching, with the variety of birds here. Kundala is a picturesque town Located at the confluence n Kundala. There are more spots to cover -Echo Point, View of three mountain streams namely Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Point & Tea Gardens. Enjoy overnight stay in the Hotel.

DAY 5 : Cochin (Departure)

Hills and Backwaters 4 Nights 5 days Trip code: TH HB 01 After breakfast, check out from Hotel and drive down to Alleppey. Alleppey is a town with the genuine charm of canals, backwaters, beaches, and lagoons. It is better known as the "Venice of the East". On arrival at Alleppey, check in to the hotel. Take on the day at leisure. Enjoy overnight stay in the Hotel.

After breakfast, the first half of day may be spent city sightseeing. In the evening enjoy the beauty of backwater/or by just relaxing at the beach. Enjoy overnight stay in the Hotel.

The dreamy spell of Kerala has to come to an end and it’s time to bid farewell. Check out from hotel & proceed to Cochin Airport / Railway station as per the schedule. Tour ends with sweet memories of Kerala that will linger on and on.

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Enjoy the fragrance of this ‘spice route’. It’s a delightful trip laden with historical aroma of remnants of a bygone era. Explore the historical wonders at Cochin like Chinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis’ Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Jewish Synagogue, and Dutch Palace. Visit Munnar- the idyllic tourist destination in God's own country. Delight your soul at the picaresque rural ambience of Alappuzha. Yes, it’s truly spice route!

7Nights 8 days Trip code : TH SR 04 Highlights: Chinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis’ Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, Munnar; Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam, Alappuzha backwaters, Kovalam.

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DAY 1 : Cochin

DAY 2 : Munnar

Elatrip’s tour executive will greet you at the airport lounge and thereafter proceed to the hotel. Check in to the hotel. Have a half day city sightseeing tour of Cochin. This city has kept its relics of the past intact and it’s a traveler’s pleasure to indulge. The major tourist attractions are Chinese Fishing Nets, St. Francis’ Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Jewish Synagogue, and Mattancherry or Dutch Palace. Stay is arranged at the hotel

After breakfast check out from the Hotel and proceed to Munnar- the idyllic tourist destination in God's own country. It is the gateway of mountain ranges in South. Watch the lovely waterfall in Cheeyappara and flora and fauna in Blossom Garden. Check into the hotel and have your own leisure with the nature. Enjoy overnight stay at the Hotel.

DAY 5 : Alleppey

DAY 6 : Kovalam

DAY 3 : Munnar

After breakfast proceed for a morning sightseeing trip of Munnar; visiting the Eravikulam National Park where you can watch Nilgiri Tahr - the very rare mountain goat. Visit Mattupetty Dam which offers many a fascinating sight to relish. The Shola forests around Mattupetty are ideal for trekking and bird watching. Kundala is a picturesque town located at the confluence of three mountain streams namely Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Spend rest of the day at leisure and enjoy overnight stay in the Hotel.

DAY 7 : Kovalam

DAY 4 : Thekkady

Have breakfast in the hotel and check out to enjoy the journey to Thekkady. Drive through panoramic Western Ghats covered with spice plantations with occasional glimpses of waterfalls and streams. Throughout this journey you can view different types of spice plantations like cardamom, vanilla, pepper, cinnamon, clove etc. On arrival at Thekkady check in to the hotel arranged for you. One has options such as boating in Periyar Lake where witnessing the view of calm crystal clear Periyar Lake and Sanctuary is an experience in itself. You may get a chance to see different type wild animals while boating. Enjoy stay in the hotel at night.

Spice route After breakfast, check out from hotel and drive down to Alleppey. Canals, backwaters, beaches and lagoons make the destination a natural wonder. It is better known as the "Venice of the East". On arrival at Alleppey, check in at the hotel. Spend the day at leisure and enjoy overnight stay in the hotel.

Have breakfast in the morning and get ahead with a half day local sightseeing at your leisure. Relax at the beach in the evening. Stay at the hotel overnight. After breakfast check out from the hotel and journey to Kovalam. On arrival at the prime beach of Kerala transfer to the hotel. Rest of the time is free for individual activities or one can go and relax at the beach. Overnight stay is at the hotel.

7 Nights 8 days Trip code : TH SR 04

DAY 8 : Trivandrum (Departure ) Check out and proceed to Airport /Railway station according to schedule. Tour ends with a warm and cozy feeling of God’s own country throbbing inside you!

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A marvelous opportunity to touch and experience the wonders God’s own country! This journey, which comprises of heavenly locations in Kerala, will be a memorable one for you! The misty mountains at Munnar will provide you with a signature experience of Kerala. The Periyar wildlife sanctuary at Thekkady will enlighten you with the ‘jumbo wonders’ of the Kerala wild life. Well, it’s truly an opportunity to Touch Kerala. 8 Nights 9 days | Trip code: TH TK 05

Highlights: Cheeyappara waterfalls, Valara waterfalls, Karadippara viewpoint, Attukad waterfalls, Pothamedu viewpoint, Rajamala National Park, Mattupetty Reservoir, Echo point , Kundala dam, Thekkady, Periyar wildlife Snactury Inclusions : Hotel accommodations Breakfast and Dinner Welcome Drink All hotel taxes

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DAY 1 : Munnar

DAY 2 : Munnar

Visit Cheeyappara waterfalls, which is regarded as one of Kerala's most splendid waterfalls. The waters cascading down the seven steps elegantly at Cheeyappara gives a superb eye-feast. Visit Valara waterfalls which is located 42km away from Munnar. Neighbored by lush, green forests, this waterfalls is falling from 1000 meters height. Then visit Karadippara viewpoint, which offers a comfortingly beautiful viewpoint of the misty mountains of Munnar. Then refresh yourself beside the beautiful Attukad waterfalls. Then go to Pothamedu view point and enjoy the serene ambience. Overnight stay at Munnar.

Today, visit Eravikuklam national park aka Rajamala National Park, which is located 15 kms away from Munnar. It is home to ‘Nilgiri Tahr’ (endangered mountain goat) and ‘Atlas Moth’ (one of the world’s biggest moths) and plenty of exotic plants. Then visit Mattuppetty , a place famous for its highly specialized dairy farm developed through the Indo-Swiss live stock project. Over 100 varieties of high yielding cattle are reared here. The farm is just 13 km from Munnar. Then visit Mattupetty Reservoir that offers ample boating facilities. Visit Echo point, an ideal destination for trekking and nature walks, which is located 13 kilometers from Munnar. Another fascinating thing is that echo point offers an enchanting view of the surrounding green hills. Then visit Kundala dam, an appealing ‘artificial’ dam which is situated 20 km from Munnar. Overnight stay at Munnar.

DAY 3 : Thekkady

DAY 4 : Thekkady

Visit Lockhart Gap, which is another spectacular attraction at Munnar. The view from Lockhart Gap is panoramic, uplifting and above all, romantic; as it offers view of Bison Valley and hilly places close to Thekkaddy. Then visit the popular picnic spot Anayirankal dam, which is garlanded by tea gardens and lush forests. Well, what’s the big, unique deal? You may ask. Well, it might be the Herds of elephants visiting the lake to quench their thirst and allow the visitors to feast upon the sight of them. Visit the beautiful Ramakkalemedu. Visit Vanadanmedu, which is one of the world's largest cardamom auction centers.. A walk through the sprawling plantations through Vandanmedu will make feel energetic. Then, add a traditional Kerala charm to the trip by viewing kalarippayattu, the unique martial arts-form of the God’s won country. Overnight stay at Thekkady.

Visit Periyar wildlife Snactury, One of the well known Wildlife Sanctuaries in the south. The Sanctuary attracts a large number of nature lovers every year, as it is ideal for watching animals in their natural habitat. Then embark on a series of exciting activities to live up your romantic trip- like soft trekking and spice shopping. Overnight stay at Thekkady.

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DAY 5 : Parunthupara

DAY 6 : Kovalam

Visit Parunthupara, a marvelous hill point which offers spectacular views of the beautiful surroundings. Then reach Kuttikkanam, a beautiful village surrounded by lush green tea plantations. Reach Trivandrum, the capital of Kerala. Then visit Kovalam. Overnight stay at Kovalam.

Visit Kovalam, a crescent shaped beach which is partitioned into 3 separate beaches. The northern end of the trio is the Samudra beach. Next is Hawaah or Eve beach which is named after the topless women who used to swarm the place. The name remains although topless bathing was banned later on. The southern most but the largest of the three beaches is the light house beach labeled after the 35 m high lighthouse that towers over the beach. Enjoy the pristine beauty of Poovar beach. Poovar is a natural wonder where the Lake, River, Sea and Beach meet the land. Poovar has also got historical significance as it is closely associated with the legendary King of the erstwhile Princely State of Travancore, Marthanda Varma.overnight stay at Kovalam.

DAY 7 : Aleppy

DAY 8 : Cochin

Touch Kerala 8 Nights 9 days Trip code:TH TK 05

Now, get another fresh turn to your trip by visiting Varkkala beach with its breathtaking cliffs and tranquil surroundings. The beach is also called "Paapanashini", as it is believed bathing here cleanse one’s soul. Hence thousands come here to offer Vavu Bali, which is supposed to help the souls of deceased ancestors rest in peace. The beach is situated 54 km north of Trivandrum. Then go through Varakala Beach Cliff, which has a winding footpath lined with hotels, shops and guest rooms. Cliff shopping. Then reach Allleppy. Overnight stay at Aleppy.

Now, explore the beautiful Alappuzha, known as the Venice of the east. Then reach Cochin, and visit the historically enchanting Fort Cochin and experience its wonders. Overnight stay at Cochin.

DAY 9 : Departure The tour concludes.

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Own a grand kerala experience! Enjoy the rejuvenating wonders of Kovalam. Visit Varkkala beach with its breathtaking cliffs and tranquil surroundings. Visit the charming Alleppy beach which offers you an enjoyable view of the sea. Refresh yourself beside the serene Vembanad lake. Visit kuttikkanam the beautiful village surrounded by lush green tea plantations. Visit Paranthupara, which offers you awe-inspiring upper-view of the surroundings. Visit Periyar wildlife Sanctuary, one of the well known Wildlife Sanctuaries in the south. Visit the misty Munnar‌ well; your options are pretty grand! 21 Nights 22 days | Trip code: TH GK 08

Highlights: Kovalam beach, Neyyar dam, Varkkala beach, Kollam beach, Trivandrum city sight seeing, Edava lake, Alappuzha backwaters, Periyar wildlife Sanctuary, Parunthupara, Kathakali / Kalarippayattu, Eravikuklam national park, Munnar, Valara waterfalls, Cheeyappara waterfalls, Athirappally water falls ,vazhachal waterfalls, Kannur Fort,Parassinikkadavu Muthappan temple, Kappad beach,Tellicherry beach,Muzhappilangad drivein Beach, Pookote lake, Soochippara waterfalls, Kanthapura waterfalls Inclusions : Hotel accommodations Breakfast and Dinner All hotel taxes

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DAY 1 : Kovalam

DAY 2 : Kovalam

DAY 3 : Varkala

DAY 4 : Varkala

Visit Kovalam, a crescent shaped beach which is partitioned into 3 separate beaches. The northern end of the trio is the Samudra beach, famous for the fishing trade that takes place in this part of kovalam. Next is Hawaah or Eve beach which is named after the topless women who used to swarm the place. The name remains although topless bathing was banned later on. The southern most but the largest of the three beaches is the light house beach labeled after the 35 m high lighthouse that towers over the beach. Spend this night at the serene Kovalam.

Spend more time enjoying the beautiful and rewarding wonders of Kovalam and the beach. After visiting Neyyar dam, explore the magnificent wonders in Trivandrum city. The capital city attracts many tourists with its curious wonders Trivandrum City. Visit Kovalam beach. Overnight stay at Kovalam.

Now, get another fresh turn for your trip by visiting Varkkala beach with its breathtaking cliffs and tranquil surroundings. The beach is also called "Paapanashini", as it is believed bathing here cleanse one’s soul. Hence thousands come here to offer Vavu Bali, which is supposed to help the souls of deceased ancestors rest in peace. The beach is situated 54 km north of Trivandrum. Then go through Varakala Beach Cliff, which has a winding footpath lined with hotels, shops and guest rooms. Then visit Kollam beach, a beautiful beach which is ideal for swimming and bathing. Overnight stay at Varkala.

Spend more time enjoying the serene charm of Varkkala beach and later visit the nearby Edava. Located near Varkala, Edava is a coastal village with serene beaches and backwaters. Overnight stay at Varkkala.

DAY 5 : Aleppy

DAY 6 : House Boat

DAY 7 : Thekkady

DAY 8 : Thekkady

Today visit Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, which is an unparalleled holy land full of mysteries! This temple is a unique one because it is a refuge for snakes of every type and description. Then visit the charming Alleppy beach which offers you an enjoyable view of the sea from the long pier and the old light house. Visit Alappuzha coir museum. Overnight stay at Alappuzha.

Refresh yourself beside the serene Vembanad lake. Visit RBlock, which is in fact the Kerala version of the world-famous ‘Holland Dykes’... Here, vast portions of Land have been reclaimed from the backwaters and are protected by dykes built all around. Then, enjoy the rural beauty of Kuttanad, known as the granary of Kerala. Spend a beautiful night at a houseboat.

Visit kuttikkanam the beautiful village surrounded by lush green tea plantations. Visit Paranthupara, which offers you awe-inspiring upper-view of the surroundings. Enrich the day’s experience by viewing the traditional martial/arts-form of Kerala Kathakali/kalaripayattu. Overnight stay at Thekkady.

Visit Periyar wildlife Sanctuary, one of the well known Wildlife Sanctuaries in the south. The Sanctuary attracts a large number of nature lovers every year, as it is ideal for watching animals in their natural habitat. After that, go for a rejuvenating spice plantation tour. Engage in uplifting activities like Soft trek and elephant ride. Overnight stay at Thekkady.

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DAY 9 : Munnar

DAY 10: Munnar

DAY 11: Cochin

Visit Ramakkalmettu, the romantically ideal hill station in Idukki district.Then visit the popular picnic spot Anayirankal dam, which is garlanded by tea gardens and lush forests. Visit Lockhart Gap, which offers a breathtakingly beautiful way of Bison Valley and the hilly places close to Thekkaddy. Overnight stay at Munnar.

Visit Eravikuklam national park( Rajamala National Park), which is located 15 kms away from Munnar. Its home to ‘Nilgiri Tahr’ (endangered mountain goat) and ‘Atlas Moth’ (one of the world’s biggest moths) and plenty of exotic plants. Visit Mattuppetty, a place famous for its highly specialized dairy farm developed through the Indo-Swiss live stock project. Over 100 varieties of high yielding cattle are reared here. The farm is just 13 km from Munnar. Then visit Mattupetty Reservoir that offers ample boating facilities. Then visit Echo point, an ideal destination for trekking and nature walks, which is located 13 kilometers from Munnar. Another fascinating thing is that echo point offers an enchanting view of the surrounding green hills. Then visit Kundala dam, an appealing ‘artificial’ dam which is situated 20 km from Munnar. Then visit Blossom International Park, which is located just three kilometers away from Munnar town. The park, which spans across 16 acres throughout Ramaswamy Iyer Head Works Dam offers you many entertainment options like cycling, boating, roller skating, boating, badminton, tree houses, etc. Overnight stay at Munnar.

Start this day’s tour by reaching the beautiful Pothamed View point. Then visit the spectacular waterfalls at Valara and Cheeyappara. Valara waterfalls is located 42km away from Munnar. Neighbored by lush, green forests, this waterfalls is falling from 1000 meters height. The nearby Cheeyapara is also regarded as one of Kerala's most splendid waterfalls. Then, reach cochin and visit the shopping malls and unstring your purses!

DAY 12 : Cochin

DAY 13 : Athirappilly

DAY 14 : Calicut

DAY 15 : Tellicherry

Today explore the wonderful city of Cochin. Visit Mattnchery and Fort Kochi, the places where history sleeps with memories of colonial rule. Then go for a shopping at MG road and Marine drive.

Visit Athirappilly waterfalls, which is on the edge of the Sholayar forest region and near to Vazhachal waterfalls. The waterfall comes to the view on the drive along the Chalakkudy-Valppara road. Then visit the nearby Vazhachal waterfalls, which is also equally fascinating. Overnight stay at Athirappilly.

Visit Beypore fort. Then refresh yourself beside the enchanting Calicut beach. The old-world charm of the beach is enhanced by an old lighthouse and the two crumbling piers, each more than a hundred years old. Entertainment facilities such as the Lions Park for children and the marine water aquarium are added attractions at Kozhikode beach. Overnight stay at Calicut.

Visit Kappad beach. Then visit Thalasseri fort, which was built by the British in 1700 after identifying Thalassery as their commercial capital in the region. The Fort is situated on a small hill called Tiruvellapadkunnu. It was later strengthened in 1708. Then relax at Muzhappilangad beach, the only drivein beach in Kerala. Overnight stay at Tellicherry.

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DAY 16 : Bekal

DAY 17 : Bekal

DAY 18 : Wayanad

DAY 19 : Wayanad

Explore Edakkal caves, known for its heritage value. What make this massive rock special are the carvings of the pre historic age. The carvings represent human and animal figures and objects of human use and symbols. They indicate the presence of a civilized human population in that time. Then visit Muthanga wild life sanctuary, the largest wildlife sanctuary in the Malabar region. visit Chembra peak, he highest peak in Wayanad(2100 metre above sea level) Overnight stay at Wayanad.

After breakfast, begin journey to Kannur. Visit Fort St. Angelo (Kannur Fort). It was once a major British military position in Malabar. Originally built by the first Portuguese Viceroy, Don Francisco De Almeida, in 1505, the fort was captured by the Dutch in 1663. It became a possession of the British in 1790, and went on to rebuild it. Then visit Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple. This Siva temple , located on the banks of the Valapattanam River , is a famous pilgrimage centre in Kerala. Reach Bekal, and spend the night there.

Visit Bekal beach. Then visit Bekal Fort, the 17th century fort, which is one of the biggest attractions in Kerala. The fort was by built by Ikkeri Naikkan, to shield his kingdom from aggressors. Spread over forty acres, Bakal fort is the biggest fort in Kerala. Overnight stay at Bekal.

Today, let us unveil the natural wonders at Wayanad. Visit Kuruva Dweep, an uninhabited island of evergreen forest. The total area of the Kuruva island is about 950 acres. Rare birds, orchids and herbs are the prime attractions here. Then reach Kalpetta and spend the night there.

DAY 20 : Wayanad

DAY 21 : Wayanad - Calicut

DAY 22 : Departure

Grand Kerala 21 Nights 22 days Trip code:TH GK 08 Visit Pookot Lake, which is a perennial fresh water lake in green mountains. Apart from natural beauty, the place has a freshwater aquarium, children’s park and boating facility. Visitors can go for some travel memorabilia at the handicrafts emporium. The shop also has quality Kerala spices for sale. Then visit another equally enchanting spot named Kanthanpara waterfalls. This charming waterfall is a smaller one and comes down from a height of thirty metres.

Visit Vythiri, an absolutely stunning location amidst the dense forests in Wayanad’s high ranges. Enroute to Calicut, experience the thrill of the journey through the winding hair pin roads. Visit palayam market at Kozhikode. Then shop at the famous Sweet Market(Mithai Theruvu)

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Here is an ideal trip for you to explore the magical beauty of Kerala, touted as the God’s own country. This trip helps you to explore the wonderful destinations in major tourist centers across Munnar, Alappuzha and Trivandrum. ‘Explore Kerala’ is arranged in a meticulous way with a view to provide maximum benefit to the traveler at an affordable price. 14 Nights 15 days | Trip code: TH EK 07

Highlights: Wayanad, Kuruva dweep, Tholpetty wild life sanctuary, Soochipara water falls, Edakkal caves, Meenmuty waterfalls ,Elephant Sanctuary, Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Temple, Nattika beach, Vypin beach, Mattancherry, Fort Cochin Cheeyappara waterfalls, Valara waterfalls, Munnar, Eravikuklam national park, Thekkady, Periyar wildlife Sanctuary, Kumarakom, Kovalam

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DAY 1 : Wayanad

DAY 2 : Wayanad

DAY 3 : Calicut

Begin our journey to Wayanad, the picaresque hill station. Enroute, visit chain tree. Experience the thrill of the journey by passing through the winding Wayanad churam. Then reach Vythiri/Kalpetta. Visit Kuruva dweep, an uninhabited island of evergreen forest. The total area of the Kuruva island is about 950 acres. Rare birds, orchids and herbs are the prime attractions here. Then visit Tholpetty wild life sanctuary. Overnight stay at Wayanad.

Refresh your mind by visiting Soochipara water falls. Then visit Pookotte lake, a perennial fresh water lake in green mountains. Then visit Edakkal caves. What make this massive rock special are the carvings of the pre historic age. The carvings represent human and animal figures and objects of human use and symbols. They indicate the presence of a civilized human population in that time. Visit Meenmuty waterfalls. Overnight stay at Wayanad.

Visit Koduvally, a small town famous for its many Jewellery shops. Then visit Calicut beach. An old lighthouse and the two crumbling piers, each more than a hundred years old, add more charm to this beach. Then visit the famous sweet street(Mithai Theruvu). Overnight stay at Calicut.

DAY 5 : Cochin

DAY 6 : Munnar

DAY 7 : Munnar

Visit the beautiful Nattika beach. After that visit Cherai beach, one of the few places where we can see the lagoon (poyil) and ocean separated only by a few hundreds of meters. Then visit Vypin beach. Experience the historical aroma of a bygone colonial past by visiting Mattancherry and Fort Cochin. Overnight stay at Cochin.

Visit Cheeyappara waterfalls, which is regarded as one of Kerala's most splendid waterfalls. The waters cascading down the seven steps elegantly at Cheeyappara gives you a superb eye-feast. Then visit Valara waterfalls which is located 42km away from Munnar. Neighbored by lush, green forests, this waterfalls is falling from 1000 meters height. Then visit Karadippar view point and feast your eyes with delightful visuals. Rejuvenate your soul by visiting Atuukad waterfalls. Later, visit Pothamedu view point. Overnight stay at Munnar.

Today, visit Eravikuklam national park ( Rajamala National Park), which is located 15 kms away from Munnar. This park is home to ‘Nilgiri Tahr’ (endangered mountain goat) and ‘Atlas Moth’ (one of the world’s biggest moths) and plenty of exotic plants. Then visit Mattupetty Reservoir that offers ample boating facilities. Visit Echo point, an ideal destination for trekking and nature walks, which is located 13 kilometers from munnar. After that, visit Kundala dam, an appealing ‘artificial’ dam which is situated 20 km from Munnar. Overnight stay at Munnar.

DAY 4 : Guruvayur

Reach Guruvayoor. Then have an excursion to Elephant Sanctuary - one of the largest elephant park in the world, and wake up the ‘big’ elephant lover in you! Then, a visit to Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Temple for Hindus. Overnight stay at Guruvayoor.

DAY 8 : Thekkady

Visit Lockhart Gap, which is another spectacular attraction at Munnar. The view from Lockhart Gap is panoramic, uplifting and above all, romantic as it offers view of Bison Valley and hilly places close to Thekkaddy.Then visit the popular picnic spot Anayirankal dam, which is garlanded by tea gardens and lush forests. Visit the beautiful Ramakkalmedu. Visit Vanadanmedu, which is one of the world's largest cardamom auction centres. Then, add a traditional Kerala charm to your romantic evening by viewing Kathakali/Kalarippayattu . Overnight stay at Thekkady.

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DAY 9 : Thekkady

DAY 10 : Kovalam

DAY 11 : Kovalam

DAY 12 : Kumarakom

Visit Periyar wildlife Sanctuary, One of the well known Wildlife Sanctuaries in the south. The Sanctuary attracts a large number of nature lovers every year, as it is ideal for watching animals in their natural habitat. Then embark on a series of exciting activities like soft trekking and Spice shopping. Overnight stay at Thekkady.

Visit Paranthupara, which offers you an impressive view of the beautiful surroundings. Visit the beautiful village Kuttikkanam. Go for Trivandrum city sight seeing. Overnight stay at Kovalm.

Visit Kovalam, a crescent shaped beach which is partitioned into 3 separate beaches.Then visit Vizhinjam Aquarium. Then enjoy the pristine beauty of Poovar beach. Poovar is a natural wonder where the Lake, River, Sea and Beach meet the land. poovar has also got historical significance as it is closely associated with the legendary King of the erstwhile Princely State of Travancore, Marthanda Varma. Overnight stay at Kovalam.

Spend some time at Trivandrum, exploring the city wonders. Reach Kottayam town. Keep your spirits fluttering with natural joy and romance, by visiting Kumarakom bird sanctuary, which spread across 14 acres of land. The sanctuary is a home for many migrating birds. Overnight stay at Kumarakom.

DAY 13 : House Boat

DAY 14 : Cochin

DAY 15 : Departure

Explore Kerala 14 Nights 15 days Trip code: TH EK 07

Begin the day’s trip with enjoying the irresistable charm of backwaters. Visit pathiramanal, a small, beautiful island located on the border of Kottayam - Alapuzha Districts. Then visit Thanneermukkom bund, the largest mud regulator in India.

Spend more time enjoying the views at Thannermukkam bund. Then take a journey through the narrow, aromatic paths of Mattancherry and Fort Cochin. Overnight stay at Cochin.

After shopping at Cochin malls, the tour concludes.

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Here is an ideal trip for you to explore the magical beauty of Kerala, touted as the God’s own country. This trip helps you to explore the wonderful destinations in major tourist centers across Munnar, Alappuzha and Trivandrum. ‘Explore Kerala’ is arranged in a meticulous way with a view to provide maximum benefit to the traveler at an affordable price.

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Highlights: Cheeyapara waterfalls, Valara waterfalls, Munnar Town, Tea Gardens, Tea Museum, Rajamala National Park, Kundalay dam, Mattupetty Dam, Echo point, Blossom international park, Attukad Waterfalls, Pothamed View point, Bird Sanctuary, Kumarakom, Vembanad Lake, Thanneermukkam Bund, Pathiramanal, Trivandrum City sightseeing, Kovalam beach, Vizhinjam Aquaruiam, Varkala Beach, Thakkala, Poovar, Kanyakumari . Inclusions : Hotel accommodations Breakfast and Dinner Welcome Drink Bottle of wine/cake One time flower arrangements on each resort 01-Candle light dinner 1 Time 1 hour massage All hotel taxes

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DAY 1 : Munnar

Welcome to the sweetest trip in your life! Visit Valara waterfalls which is located 42km away from Munnar. Surrounded by lush, green forests, this waterfalls is falling from 1000 meters height . Then visit the nearby Cheeyappara waterfalls, which is regarded as one of Kerala's most splendid waterfalls. The waters cascading down the seven steps elegantly at Cheeyappara gives a superb eye-feast for the love birds. Overnight stay at Munnar.

DAY 4 : Kumarakom

DAY 2 : Munnar

Start this day’s tour by visiting the pristine tea gardens at Munnar. Then visit Mattupetty Reservoir that offers ample boating facilities. Then enrich the day’s romantic trip with a visit to Echo point, an ideal destination for trekking and nature walks, which is located 13 kilometers from Munnar. Another fascinating thing is that echo point offers an enchanting view of the surrounding green hills. Then visit Kundalay dam, an appealing arch dam which is situated 20 km from Munnar. Then proceed to Top Station, where you can have a chilling view of steep mist clad mountains and Tamil Nadu valleys. Overnight stay at Munnar.

DAY 3 : Munnar

Today, visit Eravikuklam National Park at Rajamala, which is located 15 kms away from Munnar. One romantic reason to visit this place- it's home to ‘Nilgiri Tahr’ (endangered mountain goat) and ‘Atlas Moth’ (one of the world’s biggest moths) and plenty of exotic plants. Then visit Blossom International Park, a bewitching destination which is just three kilometers away from the main town of Munnar. The park, which spans across 16 acres throughout Ramaswamy Iyer Head Works Dam, offers you many entertainment options like cycling, boating, roller skating, badminton, tree houses, etc. Then explore the enchantingly old Munnar town, wander through the small, yet curiously-arranged shops. Then conclude the third day’s tour with a visit to the Munnar tea museum. Overnight stay at Munnar.

DAY 5 : House Boat

Keep your spirits fluttering with romance, hold your hands and walk around Kumarakom bird sanctuary, which spreads across 14 acres of land. The sanctuary is a home for many migrating birds. Enjoy the beauty of surrounding Vembanad Lake, bordered by Alappuzha, Kottayam and Ernakulam districts, is the longest and largest backwater in Kerala. Check in to a 'house boat', Kerala's unique floating luxuary. Enjoy your lunch while on cruise. See Thanneermukkom Bund (Thannermukkom Salt Water Barrier), which is the largest mud regulator in India. Visit the tiny beautiful Pathiramanal island on the backwaters of Today, visit Pothamed View point and then the wildly beautiful Attukad Waterfalls. Then proceed to enjoy the refreshing beauty Alappuzha. It is a haven for hundreds of rare birds migrating from different parts of the world. Spend this beautiful night at the of Kumarakom, via Kottayam Town. Overnight stay at Kumarakom. house boat. .............................................................................................................................................................................Travel catalogue

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DAY 6 : Kovalam

DAY 7 : Kovalam

DAY 8 : Departure

Reach Trivandram, the capital of Kerala, and explore the city. Go for a refreshing city sightseeing, and explore the magnificent wonders in Trivandrum city. The capital city attracts many tourists with its curious wonders like, Sri Padmanabha Swami Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace, Museum and Sri Chitra Art Gallery. Proceed to Kovalam, one of the world's finest beach and for overnight stay in a beach resort.

Visit Kovalam, a crescent shaped beach which is partitioned into 3 separate beaches.Then visit Vizhinjam Aquarium. Later proceed to Poovar, a natural wonder where the Lake, River, Sea and Beach meet the land. Poovar has also got historical significance as it is closely associated with the legendary King of the erstwhile Princely State of Travancore, Marthanda Varma. Visit Thakkalai en route to Kanyakumari. Reach Kanyakumari, which is a favorite tourist attraction mainly due to the serene beauty of this place and the spectacles of sunrise and sunset. Amidst the sea there are two rocks known as ‘twin rocks’ both contributing to the rich Indian heritage with the monuments of Swami Vivekananda and Saint Thiruvalluvar. Return back after sunset for overnight stay at Kovalam.

Go for Trivandrum City sightseeing. End of the tour.

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ayurveda

Ayurvedic Massage is trusted for over 3000 years as a safe and effective method to attain total rejuvenation and relief from chronic aches and pains. Ayurvedic Massage recharges the body, reactivates the mind, recoups youthful vigor and vitality, builds resistance to diseases and improves complexion. Ayurvedic Massage offers lasting relief from chronic aches and pains like backache, joint pains, stiff neck, migraine and rheumatic pains. Visitors’ undergoing the massage is laid on a wooden "Thoni" while herbal oils are applied by the Masseur. Trained masseurs conduct the massage under the supervision of expert Ayurvedic physicians. The process is moreover a slow but steady type, but cure is assured by all means. In effect Ayurveda has solutions for almost every kind of diseases where modern techniques fail.

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Ayurvedic Anti Obesity Package : Weight loss program is tailor made by identifying your body and weight type. Your doctor constructs a program for your body weight, body type and level, improvement each day without much exercising and dieting this is a natural way of reducing your excess weight to stream line your body.

........................................................................................................................................................................................ Stress Management : Ayurveda with yoga and meditation will help you to de-stress yourself through multi-dimensional solution in its own natural way. Special soothing therapies of like Sirodhara, Kadeevasthy, Greevasthy etc., that work at the physical level to sooth the aching muscles and tensed nerves. You really fun out to be a different person in forgetting all your hectic schedules and impossible deadlines. Slow down yourself with our remove stress and strain program which helps you from a breakdown of your systems in this extremely fast paced world.

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Rejuvenation Program : For general well being and strengthening the immune system, rejuvenation and detoxification program is dealt with Panchakarma to tune the body organs, mind, breath, nerves and purifies the blood. The therapies also tune the skin, rejuvenate and strengthen tissues to achieve ideal health and longevity.

........................................................................................................................................................................................ Panchakarma Program : Panchakarma is a group of treatments which are five in number. The Panchakarma are VAMANA, VIRECHANA, SNEHAVASTI, KASHAYAVASTI and NASYA. Vamana is emises, Virechana is purging, Vasti is enema which is two types done with medicated oils and medicated decoctions and is called Snehavasti and Kashayavasti respectively. Nasya is instillation of medicines through nose.

........................................................................................................................................................................................ Skin / Beauty Care Program : Beauty problems like Hair fall, Pimples, Dark colour of the skin... etc are haunting several people. As per Ayurveda, these issues are due to Dhatuvaiguna and Doshavaishamya caused by food, habits and climatic variations. Ayurveda has a lot of techniques to cure and prevent these problems, which are included in this package.

........................................................................................................................................................................................ Back Pain / Spondylosis : Ayurveda offers very effective treatment for Arthritic conditions like Rheumatoid arthritis, Gout, Osteoarthritis, Anklylosing Spondylosis, Cervical Spondylosis, Osteoporosis, etc. Minor ailments like back pain, body aches etc could be treated using value added herbal oils and herbal preparations.

........................................................................................................................................................................................ Migraine / Sinusitis : Proven remedies for migraine and sinusitis by very scientific way of treatment with proper diet and oral medicines. Respiratory disorders like bronchitis, bronchial asthma, allergic rhinitis etc, can also be very effectively treated in Ayurveda.

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AYURVEDIC PROCEDURES

Thirummal (General Body Massage) Process: - Luke warm herbal oil is applied on the body and gently massaged. Benefits: - Tones up muscles, improves blood circulation. Offers a much better feeling of rejuvenation when compared to other massages.

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Aavisnanam (Medicated Steam Bath) Process: - Steam bath in a chamber filled with herb enriched steam. Benefits: - Opens up skin pores, flushes out accumulated dirt and dust. Reduces subcutaneous fat. Powerful and complete cleansing of skin when compared to any other cleansing procedure.

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Sanjeevanam (General Rejuvenation Therapy) Process: - Special process of massage with herbal oils followed by bath in herb enriched steam. Benefits: - Cleanses the skin, tones up muscles, improves blood circulation. Offers a very remarkable feeling of rejuvenation and well being.

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AYURVEDIC PROCEDURES

Pizhichil (Therapeutic whole body herbal oil massage) Process: - Luke warm herbal oils are applied all over the body by gentle massage. Benefits: - Offers sustained relief from the rheumatism, arthritis, paralytic states, sexual weakness. When compared to the modern medical approach using extremely dangerous anti inflammatory drugs that lead to serious after effects like skin sensitization, kidney failure, Pizhichil is a much better alternative.

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Njavarakizhi (Applying special warm herbal rice preparation by boluses on the body) Process: - Sweating the body by applying comfortably warm formulations. "Kizhi" for formulation is made of special rice and herbs. Benefits: - Controls BP and cholesterol without internal medication. The chemical control of BP and dietary control of cholesterol has serious after effects on a long term basis. This procedure controls BP and cholesterol with no internal medication.

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Pathrasweda (Sweating by applying leaves and herbal steam) Process: - Body is made to perspire profusely by applying herb and leaves enriched steam. Benefits: - The procedure cleanses skin pores and smoothens circulation. There is no equivalent procedure in modern medicine

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AYURVEDIC PROCEDURES

Udvarthanam (Body massage with special herbal powders) Process: - Gentle body massage with herbal powders. Benefits: - Relieves hemiplegics, paralytic states. There is no procedure of comparable efficacy in the allopathic system

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Nasyam (Nasal application of herbal oils and juices) Process: - Herbal juices and oils are administered as nasal drops. Benefits: - Effective for migraines, headaches and some psychological disorders. There is no therapy of sustained effect for migraine and most of the psychological disorders in modern medicines.

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Sirovasthy (Therapy by retaining medicated oil on the head) Process: - A cap made of palm shearing is placed on the head. Lukewarm medicated oils are poured into the cap and retained for some time. Benefits: - Effective for severe headaches and some paralytic condition. Only very dangerous chemical oriented therapy is available in modern medicines.

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AYURVEDIC PROCEDURES

Abhyangam (Applying selected medicated oil by special process on the body Process: - Medicated oil is applied by a unique massaging process. Benefits: - Controls obesity, effective therapy for diabetic gangrene. There is no alternative of comparable efficacy in modern medicine.

................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. PACKAGE INCLUDES : DOCTOR CONSULTATION IN ALL DAYS ALL AYURVEDIC MEDICINES DURING THE STAY LIFE STYLE AND FITNESS EVALUATION ACCOMMODATION IN DELUXE A/C ( Subject to Doctor's advice) ALL AYURVEDIC MEALS TWO AYURVEDIC TREATMENTS PER PERSON PER DAY (Maximum of 2 hours/day) STEAM BATH DAILY ALL APPLICABLE TAXES FREE USE OF INDOOR AND OUTDOOR FACILITIES PICK UP AND DROP FROM THE NEAREST AIRPORT / RAILWAY STATION

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AYURVEDIC PACKAGES

BEACH PACKAGE INCLUDES : Accommodation for all nights with all Ayurvedic meals in sea facing rooms Internal medicines during the treatment period 1 week end entertainment program on 6N package/ 2 week entertainment program on 13N & 20N Package Half day local sightseeing around Varkala in 6N Package/One Day site seeing in 13N and 20N Package 1 Canoe boat cruise, Kerala backwater village trip for 20N Package Yoga and meditation for all

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BACK WATER PACKAGE INCLUDES : Accommodation for all nights with all Ayurvedic meals , Internal medicines during the treatment period . Backwater motorboat cruise , Canoeing , Fortune telling , Ayurvedic factory and Coir factory visit Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple visit Visit to a living Kerala village , Photo session in traditional Kerala costumes , Visit Alappuzha Temples, Beach and Town

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HILLS AND WATERFALLS PACKAGE INCLUDES : Accommodation for all nights with all Ayurvedic meals Library Experience cooking of the Herbal/ayurvedic diets/cuisines Fishing in the river. Walk through the country roads in the village and nearby plantations. Visit to the waterfalls nearby. MEHNDI DRAWING (Applying natural colour paste in various designs in hand, usually done in Indian culture at the time of festivals and celebration) AYURVEDA COOKING CLASS (One hour Ayurveda cooking class explaining the benefits of Ayurveda cuisine) NATURAL WALK (Enjoy the walk through village by exploring the real nature) FARM VISIT (Visit to natural goat and poultry farm) HERITAGE PACKAGE INCLUDES : Accommodation for all nights with all Ayurvedic meals Internal medicines during the treatment period One Day Payyambalam Beach Visit One Day Elephant fort visit Ayurveda study class (01 Hrs) Kathakali (for 13Nights & 20Nights packages Only) A well appointed children's park Carroms, Chess, Internet CafĂŠ, etc EXCLUSIONS: Internal medicines during the treatment period during the treatment period in the Hills and Waterfalls package Air/Train Fares Other OPTIONAL Ayurvedic Special Treatments include : INFERTILITY SKIN DISEASES FACIAL PARALYSIS NERVOUS DISABILITY HYPERTENSION SLIP DISC DIABETES BRONCHIAL DISEASES RHEUMATISM MOTHER CARE PACKAGE / FAMILY HEALTH PACKAGE / SPECIAL PACKAGES FOR YOGA & MEDITATION

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Twin delights Kuala Lumpur& Genting Highlands

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Hong Kong Magic Hong Kong With Disneyland

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Kuala Lumpur and Genting Highlands- the two delicious slices of Malaysia. We invite you to experience the marvels of these two destinations. With 8.94 million tourist arrivals in 2008, Kuala Lumpur is considered as the fifth most visited city in the world. This capital city of Malaysia can also be described as an international shopping destination with many shopping centers and mega malls.

Singapore At Its Best

Marvelous Maldives

Clarke Quay. Bugis Street, Sentosa Tour

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Chinese, but not entirely like China. The principle of One country, two systems prevails in Hong Kong. That is why you will find a different tourist experience at Hong Kong. This tour package is ideal for those who want to take a break from the routine affairs of everyday life. The tour also offers you an opportunity to experience the magical beauty of Hong Kong Disneyland.

Tempting sight seeing options, umpteen restaurants offering culinary delights, enthralling night life…Indeed, Singapore is such a wonderful urban option for any tourist. This city state of South East Asia, previously founded as a British trading colony in 1819, has the most fantastic night views you have ever experienced. So, its time to taste Singapore...

Amazing Thailand

There is nothing artificial about Maldives. If you want to see a solacing example for eco-tourism, come to Maldives. Here, the sun, sand and the sea script a beautiful poem with full of green imagery. No doubt, Maldives, the island nation in the Indian Ocean formed by a double chain of twenty-six atolls, is a perfect place for those want to be far away from the madding crowd, at least for a while…

Inside Bali

Bangkok, Phuket & Pattaya

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Pack your bags and embark on a life-altering experience. Thailand, with its white sandy beaches, fertile rice fields and warm hospitality, offers you unforgettable memories. This independent country that lies in the heart of the south East Asia, has a unique aroma of cool amusement. Hedonistic, spiritual, tourism oriented- describe Thailand as you like, but you can’t ignore its charm. Come, See, and be conquered…

Duration: 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS

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Various Spots In Maldives

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Batubulan, Mas village, Tohpati village, Bedugul

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Though small in size, Bali offers you big wonders. Varied temple ceremonies, mesmerising dance performances and ribbons of beaches- these are just some primary imagery offered by this small Indonesian island…and there are more! Come, let us discover…

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Dubai Shopping Break Burj Al Arab, Dubai Museum, Heritage Village

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Magnificent Mauritius Mauritius, Pamplemousses, Port Louis, Floreal

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Attention please! Dubai grabs your attention in an assertive way. Countless shopping malls, flamboyant hotels, dizzying array of dining options- sometimes, you may wonder whether all the money in the world is being sent here. Well, beyond all your expectations, this Middle East metropolis will knock you down with its uniquely luxurious beauty.

Egypt With Cruise

Best Of England

Great pyramids of Giza, Edfu, Esna, Luxor, Cairo

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True, there is something for everyone at Mauritius. This island nation off the southeast coast of the African continent amazes us with its tropical luxury and astonishing extravagance. The island is loaded with historic sights, cultural diversity and geographic variation… Come on; adjust your steps to the rousing beat of séga music… let your worries go the way of the dodo…

London, Bristol, Manchester, Cambridge, Wedgwood

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The pyramids, the minarets, the Nile- the primary reasons for falling in love with Egypt. The temples as well as the pyramids stand as a collective testament to the power of pharaohs. It is at Mount Sinai that God had a word with Moses. Well, Egypt is unique destination where ancient history weds modern hospitality. What more reasons do you want to visit this land that gave birth to the first great civilization?

Holy land tour

Romantic Swiss & Paris Mount Nebo, Jordan, Israel, Bethlehem, Taba, Egypt

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Time stands still. The paths of Jerusalem whispers you the holy secrets. Pyramids, Sphinx and Old Cairo add more to your curiosity. What will you feel when you go through the Sea of Galilee where Jesus calmed the storm and walked on the water? Imagine. Just imagine. And you will know that blissful biblical imagery being enliven within your mind- when you pass through Nazareth, when you pass through the Jordan Valley…

Duration: 6 Days / 5 nights

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Incomprehensible. That will be one suitable adjective to describe England, as this place on earth defies all definitions. Journey through England is actually a journey through time. The land that gave birth to William Shakespeare. The land that gave birth to Magna Carta. The land that gave birth to Mr Bean. It’s conspicuously English, and sometimes as incomprehensible as folklore.

Zurich, Rhinefalls, Paris, Switzerland, and Disneyland

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Experience the best of Europe! Visit Paris, the ‘City of Light’ and the mother of such wonders like Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower. Visit Switzerland for its Alpine peaks and glittering lakes, and the grandeur of the finest churches.

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