Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Arrival at Delhi airport, transfer to hotel, check-in, and overnight stay.
Day 2: Delhi
Explore Delhi with visits to Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Raj Gath, Humayun Tomb, Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, and a drive past India Gate, President House, and Parliament. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 3: Delhi - Agra (204kms)
Drive to Agra, check-in at the hotel, and visit Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Itmad-ud-Daula Tomb. Overnight in Agra.
Day 4: Agra - Orchha (220kms)
Drive to Orchha via a visit to Gwalior Fort. Explore Orchha Fort complex. Overnight in Orchha.
Day 5: Orchha - Khajuraho (178km)
Drive to Khajuraho and explore the stunning Khajuraho temples. Overnight in Khajuraho.
Day 6: Khajuraho - Varanasi (flight)
Fly to Varanasi, attend the Ganga Aarti, and overnight stay.
Day 7: Varanasi
Morning boat ride, visit Banaras Hindu University, temples, and Sarnath. Optionally visit Ram Nagar Fort & Museum. Overnight in Varanasi.
Day 8: Varanasi - Mumbai (flight)
Fly to Mumbai, check-in, and leisure time for personal activities. Overnight in Mumbai.
Day 9: Mumbai
Visit the Elephant Caves and explore the city, including CST, Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan & Dhobhi Ghat. Overnight in Mumbai.
Day 10: Mumbai - Aurangabad (flight)
Fly to Aurangabad, check-in, and visit Ellora Caves, Grishneshwar Temple, Daulatabad Fort, Bibi ka Maqbara, Panchakki, and Aurangabad Caves. Overnight in Aurangabad.
Day 11: Aurangabad
Full day excursion to Ajanta Caves, return to Aurangabad for overnight stay.
Day 12: Aurangabad - Cochin (flight)
Fly to Cochin, check-in, and enjoy a Kathakali dance show in the evening. Overnight in Cochin.
Day 13: Cochin - Munnar (140kms)
Visit Fort Cochin, Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, and Chinese fishing nets. Drive to Munnar, visit tea estates, and taste tea. Overnight in Munnar.
Day 14: Munnar
Explore Munnar with visits to Pothamedu, Mattupetty dam, Rajamala hill, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupedi Dairy Farm, Echo Point & Tea Museum. Overnight in Munnar.
Day 15: Munnar - Thekkady (110kms)
Drive to Thekkady via Ramakkalmedu. Visit Frog Rock, Turtle Rock, twin-statue Kuravan & Kurathi. Attend Martial Arts & Kathakali Dance show in the evening. Overnight in Thekkady.
Day 16: Thekkady
Explore Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary on a boat and visit a spice plantation. Overnight in Thekkady.
Day 17: Thekkady - Alleppey (140kms)
Transfer to Alleppey boat jetty, board a houseboat, and cruise through the backwaters. Overnight in the houseboat.
Day 18: Alleppey - Cochin (60kms)/ Delhi (flight)
Disembark from the houseboat and drive to Cochin airport. Fly to Delhi, check-in, and free time for personal activities. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 19: Delhi - Departure (flight)
Breakfast at the hotel, and transfer to the airport for your onward flight.