On the day of arrival at Mumbai airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, proceed for a full day guided Mumbai tour. Visit the Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves - The 'City of Caves', located on Elephanta Island (Travel By Ferry), also visit Gandhi Memorial, Parliament House, Marine Drive, Prince of Wales Museum, Hanging Gardens, Jain Temples, Kamla Nehru Garden and Juhu Chowpatty. After enjoying Mumbai sightseeing, return back to the hotel for night stay.
In the morning, you will be driven to the city railway station to board an express train to Goa. Upon arrival in Goa, you will meet our representative who will aid you with a hassle free transfer to the hotel. After completing the check-in formalities, you will retire for the day here. Overnight stay at the hotel.
In the morning, head out for a half day sightseeing tour of Old Goa. Old Goa consists of various Portuguese churches and cathedrals built during the 15th and 16th century. The famous attractions here are Se Cathedral, Basilica of Bom Jesus and Church of St. Francis of Assisi. You can spend the evening at your own leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After the breakfast you will be given a full day tour of Goa's beaches. Take a leisurely stroll in the fine white sands, try out water based adventure sports or enjoy sunbathing. Overnight stay at the hotel.
In the morning, you can rest, relax or indulge in any kind of individual activities. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, leave for Badami. Badami was the royal capital of Chalukyas. The city, houses a large number of cave temples, entryways, fortresses and carvings. On arrival at Badami, check-in at your hotel. Relax at the hotel and later visit Badami Fort, Open Air Museum and the Cave temples. The Badami cave temples are a complex of temples, considered the finest example of Indian rock-cut architecture, especially Badami Chalukya Architecture. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast,visit Aihole and Pattadakal. Aihole is considered to be the birthplace of Hindu stone architecture. The distinctive characteristics to watch for in Aihole are the Western Chalukyan architecture including mortar less fabrication with stress on length and not on width or height. Roofs are flat with richly cut up ceilings. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, leave for Hampi, the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hampi the charismatic ruined state attracts thousands of tourist every year. On arrival at Hampi, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. The evening is free to walk amidst the ruins of Hampi. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for the sightseeing tour of Hampi, visit the famous ruins of Hampi, the Virupaksha Temple which rises majestically at the western end of the famous Hampi Bazaar. The temple has a 120 feet tall tower on its eastern entrance. The temple contains the shrines of Shiva, Pampa, and Bhuvaneswari. Parts of this temple are older than the Vijayanagara kingdom itself. Also visit the popular Vithala temple complex with its 56 musical pillars - undoubtedly the most splendid monument of Hampi Complex. To the east of the hall is the famous Stone Chariot with stone wheels that actually revolve. The evening is free to walk amidst the ruins of Hampi. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Jog Fall near Shimoga. Created by Sharavati River, Jog Falls is also known as Gerosoppa Falls, and it is the second-highest throw waterfall in India, which is indeed one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the Indian state of Karnataka. The height of the fall is about 830 ft and it listed among the major tourist destination in India. After exploring the waterfall, drive to your hotel in Shimoga for overnight stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Mysore. On the way visit Shravanabelagola - is one of the most important Jain pilgrimage destinations in Hassan district. The 57 feet monolithic statue of the Bhagavan Gomateshwara Bahubali is located on the Vindyagiri. Bhagavan Gomateshwara Bahubali is considered to be the world's largest monolithic stone statue and was erected by Chamundaraya, a general of King Gangaraya. Later continue your drive to Mysore. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, drive to Chamundi Hills to pay your obeisance to Goddess Chamundeshwari. On the way back to city you will see Statue of Mahishasura and Nandi. Visit the Mysore Zoo, one of the oldest and well maintained zoo in India. After that you will visit Mysore Palace, one of the largest palaces in the country. Early evening drive to KRS- Brindavan Gardens a show garden that has botanical park with fountains as well as a musical fountain. Overnight stay at the hotel in Mysore.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will leave for Wayanad - one of the most beautiful hill station and best eco-tourism destinations in Kerala. Upon arrival at Wayanad, check-in at the resort. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the resort.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for an escorted tour of Wayanad. Visit popular attractions, like; Chembra Peak, Banasura Sagar Dam, Kuruvadweep, Pookode Lake, Soochipara Waterfalls. Also enjoy some activities like boating in Pookode Lake, and trekking across Chembra Peak - the best place where you can explore your passion to trek along the tallest of the Wayanad hills that is at a height of 6,900 feet. In the evening, drive back to your resort for night stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Kochi. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of Kochi/Cochin, visit Fort Kochi, Marine Drive, Hill Palace, St.Francis Church, Dutch Palace, Pareekshith Thampuran Museum, Pallipuram Fort, Santa Cruz Basilica, Bolgatty Island, Indo Portuguese Museum. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, drive to the Backwaters of Alleppey. Set out on an enchanting overnight backwater cruise in traditionally decorated houseboat. Check in time is 01:00 PM and cruise starts with lunch. While cruising in these floating villas, let your eyes settle for the rare and the unusual – skim past Chinese fishing nets, bowed–down paddy fields, and local inhabitants engaged in making coir products, rustic homes, and ancient temples and swaying coconut groves. Evening is free at leisure, you can explore the local market of Alleppey. Food will be served onboard. Overnight stay at the houseboat.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Varkala. Varkala is a beautiful coastal town in Thiruvananthapuram district. It lies in the southern part of Kerala. It is the only place in Kerala where the hills come close to the sea. The uniqueness of the place is the merging of cliffs with the Arabian Sea. Varkala Beach is a popular beach where you can enjoy various water sports activities such as para-sailing and paragliding. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day for own activities or leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, explore at the natural beauty of Varkala beach at your own. The sublime beauty of Varkala beach is one of a kind. The beach itself is divided into two parts, the southern area of the beach lying at the end of the road leading from Janardhana Swamy Temple regarded as sacred by Hindus. However, if you are a tourist, the north part of the beach right at the bottom of the cliff is worth going renowned for its natural mineral spring. Overnight stay at the hotel.
The day is free for own leisure activities. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Early in the morning, leave for Kanyakumari - the southern most tip of India, also the meeting point of the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. Upon arrival at Kanyakumari, check-in to the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel and later, visit The Kumari Amman Temple or Kanya Kumari. From her love of Shiva to the ruby on her nose ring, which can be seen far from the sea, confusing sailors in thinking it is a lighthouse- everything enchanting and mysterious seems to converge in this temple.
Also visit Suchindram Temple, this temple is dedicated to Sthanumalaya (Shiva, Vishnu, Brahma). Later, visit the Vivekananda rock memorial and Thiruvalluvar statue - one has to use the boat facilities to visit this beautiful memorial spot. Later in the evening, return back to the hotel for night stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Madurai. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, and later visit Meenakshi temple - One of the biggest and oldest temples in India. It is an ancient centre of worship as well as an Art Museum. After visiting Meenakshi temple, return back to the hotel for night stay.
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Pondicherry, en-route halt at Tiruchirappalli, visit Rock Fort Temple, Jambukeshwara Temple and Srirangam Temple. Later continue your drive to Pondicherry, upon arrival check-in to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for sightseeing tour of Pondicherry, visit Aurobindo Ashram, Botanical Garden, Memorial House, Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Vedapureeswarar Temple. Enjoy boating at Chunnambar backwater and the beautiful beaches of Pondicherry. Later drive to Mahabalipuram, upon arrival check-in at the hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a guided sightseeing tour to Mahabalipuram, visit the Thirukadalmallai, Shore Temple, Pancha Pandava Rathas, Arjuna’s Penance, Caves, and Krishna’s Butterball. Later drive to Chennai, en-route visit Kanchipuram - the city of 1000 temples and one of the seven sacred cities in India, here you can visit the Kamakshi Amman Temple, The Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple, Varadaraja Perumal Temple, and Ekamberashwar Temple etc. Later continue drive to Chennai, upon arrival check-in to your hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, Alkof Holidays representative will transfer you to Chennai airport to board the flight to your home or onward destination.
If you are interested in booking any of our brochure tours, you may simply send us an email giving us your details. We normally need an advance amount once we confirm the arrangements for the tour. The amount depends on the services you may require for the tour. This can be paid through bank transfer, credit/debit card, or cash. We need balance payment before arrival or as per below schedule.
Important: The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received 16 days prior to departure date and received amount will be fully forfeited.
You or any member of your party may cancel their travel arrangements at any time. Written notification or an e-mail to that effect from the person who made the booking must be received at our office. The cancellation charges per person applicable are as per the published cancellation policy below:
We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements.
Pay the registration amount / full tour price by Cheque, Demand Draft, Online and collect:
Note: After the payment is successful, an acknowledgement message is sent to the guest's registered email ID. This message contains the bank details, the amount credited along with the date and place of payment. In case the message is not received, you are requested to contact your dedicated tour manager or call Alkof Holidays corporate office immediately on +91-9717930209
Travel is one of those things that naturally gives rise to queries, concerns and doubts, so we’re here to put your mind at ease. Various "FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS" on your travel to India will be covered into the document. Kindly go through the same and if there are other unanswered questions and clarifications, it would be our pleasure to address the same too.
Our team of travel expert are there for you always! If you have any questions about this tour, then please don't hesitate to contact us 24/7 and we will get back to you latest within 6 hours!