| SOUTH INDIA WITH TAJ-2
(23 Days/22 Nights)
Arrive at Goa
The Beach paradise of India
Our friendly Local Representative will be waiting for you at the Airport
With a traditional 'Namasthe'- he will take you to the hotel at Goa.
Check in to the Resort relax at 'the Queen of Arabian Beaches'. Admire Nature's awesome beauty. Try exotic Goan dishes at dinner.
Enjoy the Dinner and Overnight saty.
Goan Sight tour
Enjoy River Cruise
After breakfast, check out of your resort. We then go on a full day sightseeing trip of Goa.
a number of historic churches including Basilica of Bom Jesus, where
the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier is enshrined.
Stay Overnight in Hotel
Goan City tour
Visit the Se Cathedral, famous for its Golden Bell – the biggest bell in Goa and one of the best in the world.
After a spice plantation tour and pleasure boating in Mandori River, back to the Resort, Relax and enjoy an overnight stay.
Leisurely at Goa
Enjoy the water sports activities
Relax at the Beach.
Overnight at the Hotel
Full day in Goa, merge with Sun & surf
Enjoy the day in the beautiful beach
Stay overnight in Hotel.
On to Bangalore by flight
After an early breakfast,get ready to fly to Bangalore.(Travel by flight)
Reach Bangalore by afternoon
Check into the resort and take rest.
Enjoy the Dinner and Overnight stay.
In and around Bangalore
After breakfast proceed for a sightseeing tour in and around Bangalore.
Visit the Cubbon Park and Museum, Government Museum, Tippu's Palace, The Fort, Bull temples, Vankappa Art Gallery.
Back to the hotel by evening.
Overnight at your hotel.
On to Mysore,
In the morning proceed to Mysore - the princely city of South India..
Later, it is time to make an enroute break at the historic
hamlet of Sree Rangapattanam. Visit Tippu Sultan's summer palace.
Stroll around the different monuments contemplating the daily life here
many centuries ago.
Proceed to Mysore,Check into the Hotel & Overnight stay.
Full Day Excursion
After breakfast, we proceed on a city tour of Mysore. Enjoy the royal streets with broad tree-lined avenues. View of Mysore Palace in the night when it is illuminated is unforgettable. Visit Chama Rajendra Art Gallery to marvel at some famous paintings. Next take the road to Chamundi Hills, 1062 metres above MSL. Have a panoramic view of Mysore city below. Get down to the city to visit the zoo. Take snaps. Get back to the city - now resplendent in glorious illumination. Back to your hotel. Relax and enjoy overnight stay.
On to Connoor
Via Bandipur Forests
After an early breakfast, we leave the City of Palaces for cool Ootty - 'the Queen of Hill Stations'. Part of your journey to Ootty is through the Bandipur Forests.
Reach Connore by afternoon-Rest of the day for leisure & local tour
In and around Ooty
Full day Tour-Toy Train journey
breakfast, we drive you in and around Ootty on a sight seeing tour.
Take snaps of the picture postcard views. Visit the botanical gardens,
Rose Garden, and enjoy a boating through the enchanting 'Lake'. Inhale deeply to get the best of Eucalyptus-scented air.
you can enjoy a Toy train journey from Connore to Ooty or in reverse
direction. By the time you get back to your hotel in the evening, you
would have shed an year or two. Enjoy dinner. Overnight at the hotel
On to Cochin
After breakfast Proceed to Cochin – the tropical paradise of India.Reach Cochin by afternoon.
Check into your hotel & Relax!
the evening, we take you to witness one of the most colourful and
exquisite performing arts in the world – Kathakali. After two hours of
glorious entertainment, remember to get photographed with the Kathakali
Enjoy the Kerala dinner and overnight stay at your hotel.
Sight seeing at Cochin
Country Craft Cruise as Special
After breakfast, proceed on a guided boat tour in and around Cochin. This is possible because our sights are all accessible by water.
See the historic Dutch Palace – a tribute to the relationship between the two cultures during the previous centuries.
We will also see the only Jewish Synagogue in India at Mattancherry; only one direct descendant of the family that set up this shrine is now alive.
Reach back mainland Cochin by noon. Enjoy your lunch.
Next get ready for a too-good-to-believe experience – a country craft canal cruise out of suburban Cochin to the interiors. In course of your expedition, peep at the rural Kerala life from close quarters. Enjoy the peace.
We get back to your hotel by evening. You are free to explore the streets downtown on your own.
Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at your hotel.
On to Periyar
After breakfast, proceed to Thekkady to visit the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Check into the Resort by noon.
In the afternoon, enter the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. This is one of the best sanctuaries in India for watching and photographing elephants at close quarters,
by a boat ride through Periyar lake.
Rest of the Day at Leisure & overnight stay.
Experience Spice Tour & a Jungle Safari
The day is for you to enjoy the sanctuary and surrounding area to your heart's content.
ready for a trekking and Plantation Tour. Trek through one of the
various trails near the sanctuary. Later, we make a short trip to a
cardamom plantation. Thekkady is one of the major spice centers of
Kerala. Enjoy overnight stay at your resort.
On to Kumarakom
Visit Kumarakom Bird sanctuary. After breakfast, drive to Kumarakom – the exotic backwater destination. Arrive by noon and occupy your resort. Enjoy a delightful lunch.
visit the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary by boat. Spot exotic varieties of
birds, including the Siberian Stork. Simultaneously enjoy the great
backwater vistas. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at your hotel.
Enjoy night in the Back Waters
breakfast, set out on a memorable day & night houseboat cruise,
this will eventually take you to Alleppey. See some of the most
spectacular backwater scenery in the world. Enjoy the excellent
amenities of your boat. Feel enchanted by the waterways and the charming
your journey to Alleppey. At night, the boat drops anchor in the
backwaters, beginning an once-in-a-lifetime experience for you. Enjoy
the fabulous sensations of mysterious night sounds. Enjoy a sumptuous
dinner and overnight stay on board.
Arrive at Alleppey ,on to Varkala
Enjoy Varkala Beach Resort
early to experience a magical backwater morning. Shortly you'll resume
your journey to Varkala– the popular eco-friendly beach resort.
Arrive at Varkala and check into your resort.
rest of the day is free for you to survey the sprawling beach and the
horizons beyond. If you are in an adventurous mood, climb the cliffs in
the beach's background and attempt hang-gliding.
Overnight stay at your resort.
Enjoy Fullday at leisure.
After breakfast, a day at your disposal.
Overnight stay at your Resort.
On to Kovalam
After break fast procedd to Kovalam.
On arrival check in to your resort.
rest of the day is yours to chart an unforgettable beach holiday. Feel
secure because Kovalam, because of its natural location, is considered
one of the safest beaches in the world.
Enjoy overnight stay at your resort.
A Full Day Excurion
After breakfast, we drive to Kanyakumari – the confluence of three oceans and the land's end of India.
at Kanyakumari by afternoon. Later, we take you to the ferry for the
short crossing to the giant rock formation on which stands the
Vivekananda Memorial. It is 200 metres above the shoreline. See the spot
where Vivekananda – the great Indian philosopher – sat in deep
meditation in the late nineteenth century.
In the evening, we take you to the seashore to witness an ethereally beautiful sunset.
Full Day at Leisure
After breakfast, a day at your disposal. Enjoy the beach.
Overnight stay at your Resort
Return home with wonderful memories
After breakfast, we drive to Trivandrum. It is time to say goodbye to a once-in-a-lifetime holiday.
We take you to the airport in time to catch your flight.
Hope this Exhilarating Excursion thrilled you.
NO OF NIGHTS
Vivanta By Taj, Fort Aguada
Lalithamahal Palace(Non Taj Property)
Taj Garden Retreat
Vivanta By Taj, Malabar
Elephant Court (Non Taj Property)
Vivanta By Taj,Kumarakom
A/C Luxury Golden Flag House Boat
Vivanta By Taj,Kovalam
Transport(Up to 02-04 Pax)
A/C toyotta innova or Similar
-The Vehicle will be with the guests through out the Tour. They can make it use round the Clock if needed.
- Well experienced English speaking Driver cum Guide will be appointed for the Tour.who can also act as an Escort.
Driver,One Vehicle for the entire Tour .If there is no Land jouney
break in the Tour,the same Driver & Vehicle will be with the guests
for the entire journey.
-Mobile communication facility with the Driver can be used by the guests to communicate with our office as and when needed.
In Goa,Bagalore,Connore Mysore ,Food will be on Bed & Breakfast Basis ( CP) unless specified . in Cochin,Periyar,,Varkala,Kovalam & Kumarakom,Food will be on Breakfast + Dinner Basis.
Butas Houseboat is included in the Tour,three times Meals will be served onboard as there is no chance to get Food from elsewhere.
The Guests have to specify the Type of Food they need before they check into the Houseboat.
Tours & Cruises
Sightseeing Cum river cruise in Goa
Sightseeing programme in and around Bangalore.
Toy Train journey from Ooty to Connore or in reverse direction
City Tour & Kathakali at Cochin
Boat tour ,Elephant safari & Trekking at periyar
Kumarakom Bird sanctuary visit
House boat cruise cum Night stay
Day Excursion to Kanyakumari
Entry Fees, Service & other Taxes, Toll Charges,Bata & Nighthalting Charges,Local Guides at Selected locations
Airport tax, Air fares, Food cost other than specified, Phone call charges & other personel expenses of the Guests.
Package price/Person in EURO & INR
Period of Validity
16th April'14 to 30th Sept'14
1st Oct'13 to 15th April'14
1)You can Down grade the Hotel at Cochin to Taj Residency with a reduction in cost of cost .
2) You can choose Taj Savoy at Ootty instead of Taj Garden Retreat at Connoor at no extra cost.
3) You can choose Taj west end at Bangalore instead of Taj Residency with the Extra cost.
2) You can Enjoy this full package in reverse order with out any extra cost.