The capitals city of India, Delhi is a combination of ancient and modern beauty. The city is a bucket of rich culture, ancient monuments, mass diversity and many more. The city gives a complete attire of old and new. It enlightens the heart with every passing monuments, forts, markets and colourful life all around. A road of chandani chowk is one of the exotic places in Delhi. It is one of the oldest markets of India and makes way from many narrow lanes and countless shops of various sizes. The place witnesses temple, mosque, Gurudwara and church under one roof.
Agra -Taj Mahal
One among the world famous nine surprises, build by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1631, for the memory of his wife Mumthaz Mahal. TAJ MAHAL Situated at Agra, 200 km from New Delhi. A labour force of 22,000 workers and Over 1,000 elephants were used in the construction of Taj Mahal
The city of Udaipur was established on 1567 AD. Udaipur is located in the mountains of Aravalli Range. Udaipur is famous in the world as the City of lakes. The city is also known for its Rajput-era palaces.
The capital city of Rajasthan, popularly known as the 'pink city of India', Jaipur is a tourist's delight. Jaipur is 260 Km from Delhi and 240 Km from Agra. The pink colour was used at the time of constructing the place to create an impression of red sandstone buildings of Mughal cities. The whole town was however repainted in 1876, during the visit of the Prince of Wales, later Edward VII.
A town in Madhya Pradesh, located in Chhatarpur District, about 620 KM south-east of New Delhi, are one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Khajuraho has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples, famous for sculpture. The Khajuraho group of monuments has been listed in World Heritage Site, and is considered to be one of the "seven wonders" of India.
Financial capital of the India. A tour to Mumbai monuments and sightseeing is a great way to get to know this fascinating country and to begin your tour in India. Gaze in wonder at the majestic Victoria Terminus, impressive Gateway of India, beautiful beaches, Prince of Wales museum, Bombay Natural History Museum etc.are the key attraction of Mumbai.
The state of Goa is famous for its excellent beaches, churches, and temples. Jesus Cathedral, Fort Aguada and a new wax museum on Indian history, culture and heritage in Old Goa are other tourism destinations. With the rule of the Portuguese for over 450 years and the consequential influence of Portuguese culture, Goa presents a somewhat different picture to the foreign visitor than other parts of the country.
Historic town, Fort Kochi is a best choice for walk, study, relax and rest. Enjoy a walk in K. J. Marshal Road with cotton dresses, soft shoes & straw hat. Fort Immanuel built in 1503, once belonged to the Portuguese and symbol of strategic alliance of Maharaja of Cochin and the Monarch of Portugal. Dutch cemetery, consecrated in 1724, the tomb stones here silently remind visitors of those Europeans who left their homeland.
This is a wonderful structure of Indo-European style had been built in 1667 and is named after its location on the site of the Stromberg Bastion of the Old Dutch fort. The Vasco-da Gama square, an ideal place for relax.
Delicious dishes of fresh / live sea-foods like lobster, tiger prawns, shrimps, mud crabs, squids etc made-to-order according to the selection. Chinese nets erected between AD 1350 and 1450.
Pierce Leslie Bungalow, a charming mansion, reflects Portuguese, Dutch influences. Old Harbour House, built in 1808 by Carriet Moran and Koder House constructed by Samuel S. Koder of the Cochin Electric Company in 1808.
Santa Cruz Basilica
Bbuilt by the Portuguese and elevated to a cathedral by Pope Paul IV in 1558. In 1984, Pope John Paul II declared it as a Basilica. Burgher Street & Delta Study, heritage bungalow built in 1808. Vasco house, one of the oldest of Portuguese residences, believed to be the residence of Vasco-da- Gama.
Built in 1740, the large wooden gate facing the Parade ground. The gate gets its name from the monogram (VOC) of the Dutch East India Company. Bishop's house built in the year of 1506. The house has large Gothic arches and the building was acquired by Dom Jos Gomes Ferreira, the 27th Bishop of the Diocese of Cochin whose jurisdiction extended over Burma, Malaya and Ceylon apart from India.
Cochin Jewish Synagogue
This oldest synagogue in India built in 1568. It was partially destroyed in the war of 1662 and was rebuilt by the Dutch. In the mid-18th century the clock tower was added and the floors paved with exquisite hand-painted blue willow tiles from China. Two hundred years old, no two tiles are alike. The interior offers more beautiful surprises: a Belgian chandelier, the great scrolls of the Old Testament, and the copper plates on which were recorded the grants of privilege made by the Cochin rulers to the Jewish community in the 4th century. There are also five finely wrought gold and silver crowns gifted to the synagogue by various patrons.
The rabbi will normally give visitors a full account of the synagogue and the history of the Jews in Kerala. Strong elements of their culture and tradition as well as the Hebrew language remain in Jew Town, The by-lanes that wind around Jew Town offer charming sights of houses built in Dutch, Portuguese and British styles.
Mattancherry Palace with its medieval charm is situated at Palace Road, Mattancherry, and Kochi. It was built by the Portuguese in 1555. The landing of Vasco da Gama, the Portuguese explorer at Kapadu in 1498 was welcomed by the Kochi rulers.
St. Francis CSI Church, in Kochi , earlier called Cochin, originally built in 1503, is the oldest European church in India and has great historical. The Portuguese explorer, Vasco da Gama, died in Kochi in 1524 when he was on his third visit to India. His body was originally buried in this church, but after fourteen years his remains were removed to Lisbon. Chinese fishing nets (Cheena vala) are fixed on land installations for fishing — shore operated lift nets.They are mostly found in the Indian state of Kerala.
The largest archaeological museum in Kerala, near Tripunithura -12 km from Cochin, built in 1865, Kochi. Palace complex consists of 49 buildings in the traditional architectural style, spreading across in 54 acres (220,000 m2). The complex has an archaeological museum, a heritage museum, a deer park, a pre-historic park and a children’s park.The land surrounding the Hill Palace has rare Medicinal Plants.
Located in Vypin island, Kochi, India. Cherai Beach is just 25 km from Cochin. The 15 km of long golden beach is clean, shallow, and attracts swimming and sunbathing. It is one of the few places where one can experience the lagoon (poyil) and ocean separated only by a few hundred meters. One of the main events in Cherai Beach is the tourism fest in December.
Beautiful rural riverside village and a popular picnic spot and tourist destination near to Cochin, Kerala, India. Elephant rescue and care centre for central and southern forest region of Kerala is located in Kodanad. There is a zoo and treatment shelter for wild animals and rare species. Elephant bath -In the mornings at the riverside, tourists informally get a chance to experience hands-on bathe and massage of elephants. Bathe and massage of elephants are normally done with small flat rocks, and husk of coconuts.
Elephant safari -Kodanad offers elephant safari to the visitors at the main park. In the park, the old 'Kraal' is maintained as a house for elephants, which made in wood compartments to accommodate up to 4 elephants. Elephant Feeding- Visitors can watch feeding of elephants as. 75% of the day time elephants using for feeding. It is fascinating to watch elephants feeding themselves in their natural environment.
One of the best tourist attractions in Kerala, India. Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Muthirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala, and about 1600 meter above from the sea level. Travellers can experience tea plantations, colonial bungalows, waterfalls and cool weather. It is also an ideal place for trekking and mountain biking. Sprawling tea plantations, picture book towns, winding lanes, trekking and holiday facilities make Munnar a unique experience.
One of the main attractions Munnar is the Eravikulam National Park. Park is famous for its inhabitant - the Nilgiri Tahr. Also, this park is home to several species of rare butterflies, animals and birds. A great place for trekking, the park offers a magnificent view of the tea plantations and also the rolling hills caressed by blankets of mists. It is hot destination of Neelakurinji, which blooms once in twelve years. The last time it bloomed was in 2006.
Located inside the Eravikulam National Park is the Anamudi Peak. This is the highest peak in south India, height of over 2700 meter. Treks to the peak may allow on the permission.
An interesting place in Munnar, lying at a height of 1700 Meter above sea level. Mattupetty is a storage dam and the beautiful lake, which offers pleasurable boat rides. Also it is popular for dairy farm run by the Indo-Swiss Livestock Project. Mattupetty with its lush green tea plantations, rolling grasslands and the Shola forests is also ideal for trekking and is home to a variety of birds. It is a place of immense scenic beauty and is often favoured by visitors as a picnic spot.
Beautiful tourist spot famous for waterfalls, 2000 m above sea level. The spot is enriched with the scenic view of the Western Ghat ranges.
Near to Munnar, a lush green carpet of tea plants. A trip on the splendid reservoir is an unforgettable experience. The Anayirangal dam is surrounded by tea plantations and evergreen forests.
Height of 1700 m above sea level, this is the highest point on the Munnar-Kodaikanal road. Travellers to Munnar make it a point to visit Top Station to enjoy the panoramic view it offers of the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu.
Munnar has a legacy of its own when to comes to the origins and evolution of tea plantations. The tea museum houses curios, photographs and machineries; all of which have a story to tell on the origins and growth of tea plantation in Munnar. The museum is located at the Nallathanni Munnar.
Lying close to the plantations, in the rich jungles of Periyar in Thekkady is one of the world's most fascinating natural wildlife reserves - the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Noted for its geomorphology, diversity of wildlife and scenic beauty, the Reserve attracts visitors from all over the world Boating in Periyar lake may get chance to watch wild animals- Elephants, Tiger, Birds, etc. Also, Thekkady is famous for spice and plantation.
Flora & Fauna
Over 1965 flowering plants including 171 grass species 143 species of orchids. Mammals: Thirty five species which includes the Asian elephant, Indian bison, sambar deer, Indian wild dog, Barking deer, Smooth-coated otter which can be sighted during a boat cruise in the Periyar Lake. The Nilgiri tahr is confined to the higher rocky areas whereas the endangered lion tailed macaque to the interior evergreen forests. Both the bonnet macaques and Nilgiri langur can be seen foraging from the trees near the boat landing. Malabar giant squirrel is omnipresent.
Birds: 265 species including migrants. The Malabar grey hornbill, The Indian pied hornbill, Whitebellied Treepie, many species of drongos, woodpeckers, flycatchers, babblers, the spectacular Malabar trogon, etc can be seen near the boat landing. Reptiles: Cobra, viper, krait, a number of non poisonous snakes, and the Indian monitor lizard. Amphibians: Frogs like the colourful Malabar gliding frog, fungoid frog, bicoloured frog, many species of toads, and limbless caecilians. Pisces (fish): The Periyar lake and streams have several species of fish including the masher, the famous and endangered game fish of India. The Smooth-coated otter can be frequently spotted from the boat.
Plantations: Tea, cardamom, pepper and coffee plantations abound in the areas adjoining the Tiger reserve. Watch Towers: There are a few watch towers inside Periyar Tiger Reserve which are excellent for viewing wildlife.
Attractive hill station, growing picnic destination, Vagamon is a pace of grassy hills, velvet lawns and cool mountain air and scenery. This is a nice place for mountain / hill trek in Thangal hill, Murugan hill and Kurisumala.
A little island in Vembanad lake and part of the Kuttanad, Kumarakom is famous for back water tourism. A bird sanctuary, spread across 14 acres attracting migratory bird. Egrets, darters, herons, teals, waterfowls, cuckoo, wild duck and migratory birds like the Siberian Stork visit here in flocks and are a fascinate the visitors. An enchanting backwater destination, Kumarakom offers visitors many other leisure options like boating, fishing; trekking, canoeing. Also, travels can stay in Kumarakom home stay to experience to Kumarakom village life.
Internationally renowned beach with three adjacent crescent beaches. It has been a favourite haunt of tourists. A massive rocky promontory on the beach has created a beautiful bay of calm waters ideal for sea bathing. The leisure options at this beach are plenty and diverse. Sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages, special cultural programmes and catamaran cruising are some of them. The tropical sun acts so fast that one can see the faint blush of coppery tan on the skin in a matter of minutes. Life on the beach begins late in the day and carries on well into the night. The beach complex includes a string of budget cottages, ayurvedic health resorts, convention facilities, shopping zones, swimming pools, Yoga and ayurvedic massage centres.
Southernmost tip of India, also the meeting point of the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. Vivekananda Rock Memorial, 133 feet Thiruvalluvar Statue, Kanyakumari Temple, Gandhi Memorial and Kamaraj Memorial are the other attractions. It is the only place in India where sunset and sunrise can be seen from one point.
Alleppey / Alappuzha
The hub of backwater tourism in Kerala. Houseboat cruise and home stay are the main attraction Alleppey. The leisurely cruises show the life villages on the both side of the back water canals. The Vembanad Lake, the largest backwater in Kerala, is habitat for many freshwater fish species like Karimeen (Pearl spot), shrimp (Chemmeen in the local language) and prawns.
Located in the Blue Mountains of the Western Ghats, Ooty draws tourists. year. Lofty mountains, great lakes, dense forests, sprawling grasslands, miles of tea gardens and eucalyptus trees greet the visitors en route to Ooty. The hill station itself is a land of picturesque picnic spots. It is situated at an altitude of 2,286 meters above sea level.
One of the most popular & charming hill station in India, on the southern crest of the upper Palani hills near Madurai in Tamil Nadu. With its rocks, woods, lovely lake and bracing air, Kodaikanal is an ideal hill resort for the tourists. Kodaikanal situated at an altitude of about 2,133 M high and hill town is renowned for its educational institutions of international repute.
Offering magnificent French flavours. The city boasts of tremendous scenic beauty, portrayed by impressive beaches. Pondicherry was a French colony in early time. French style of colonial compounds and walls are a common tourist attraction here. Pondicherry is also known as ‘Quintessence of French Culture’, ‘India’s Little France’, and ‘The French Riviera of the East’. Aurobindo Ashram, Chunnambar boat House, Auroville, Karaikal, Botanical Garden and Puducherry beach are popular in tourism.