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5 NIGHTS GOLDEN TRIANGLE

5 NIGHTS GOLDEN TRIANGLE

The most popular tour in India, the Golden Triangle Tour includes a visit to Delhi, the capital of India, the world famous Taj Majal in Agra, and Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan also called the “pink city” of India.

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5 NIGHTS GOLDEN TRIANGLE

Tour Route: Delhi (1 Day) - Agra (2 Days) – Jaipur (2 Days) - Delhi Duration:  05 nights / 06 days

FROM $427,00 PER PERSON

Itinerary


Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Arrive New Delhi, the capital city of India, where you will be greeted by our representative at the airport, and escorted to your hotel.

Day 2: Discover Delhi ; Drive to Agra (205 Kms / 4 Hrs)
This morning take a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi, which includes a visit to Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India; drive past Red Fort, the place that marked the announcement of India’s freedom from the British Raj.

Then discover the modern city of New Delhi. Visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, the largest Sikh temple of Delhi, with a gold dome, still in active worship; take a Photo stop at India Gate, originally known as the ‘All India War Memorial’, a prominent landmark in Delhi and commemorates the 90,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who lost their lives in World War I and the Third Anglo-Afghan War; drive past President's House, Parliament House and other Government Secretariat Buildings, the most imposing features of Lutyen’s Delhi.

Later this afternoon, embark on your drive to Agra, city of the world famous Taj Mahal. Upon arrival in Agra, check in to your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 3: Day in Agra
This morning, witness the surreal views of the Taj Mahal, sparkling in the glittering rays of the Indian sun. Step inside this eternal symbol of love and appreciate the intricate designs and symmetries that rhyme as a poem written in marble. Taj Mahal is an extravagant display of love, built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.

Also, visit the splendid Agra Fort, built in red sandstone, encapsulating magnificent palaces, halls of public and private audience and beautiful gardens.

Option to watch a classic Theatre Performance: This evening, you have the option to watch a live theatre performance, introducing you to the story of the Taj Mahal. Watch the spectacular performance - “Mohabbat the Taj – The saga of love”, staging the largest replica of the Taj Mahal, and presenting the legend of love that created this magnificent mausoleum (at extra charge)

Day 4: Drive Agra – Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur (240 Kms / 5 Hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur – the pink hued capital city of Rajasthan. This city of erstwhile Rajput Maharajas, is built in 9 rectangular sectors symbolising 9 divisions of the universe, as per Indian cosmology.

En route to Jaipur, visit Fatehpur Sikri, the red sandstone Mughal palatial complex. Within the complex lies a mosque built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar and dedicated to Sheikh Salim Chisti, a Muslim Sufi Saint who blessed Emperor Akbar with a son

Upon arrival in Jaipur, check in at your hotel. Later explore the many facets of Jaipuri crafts such as semi precious jewels, pottery, colourful embroidered fabrics with mirror work, woven carpets etc – watch artisans at work and enjoy souvenir shopping.


Day 5: Discover Jaipur
Today, explore the princely city of Jaipur, starting with a morning excursion to Amber Fort, a fine amalgamation of Hindu and Muslim architecture and ornamentation, built in the 16th century. An elephant ride (subject to availability) will help you ascend to this hilltop fort; alternatively, you may also choose to climb or drive up to the fort.

This afternoon, visit the City Palace complex with its various museums where you can see a beautiful collection of Mughal costumes, weapons and miniature paintings. Then visit the fascinating Jantar Mantar, the ancient astronomical observatory built by the Maharaja of Jaipur, which is the largest stone observatory in the world. Also drive past Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), a remarkable five storied building along the main street of the old city with semi-octagonal and delicate honey-combed sandstone windows.

Option for Home Hosted Dinner: This evening you have the option to learn more about local lifestyle and culture of India with dinner at an Indian home. Spend time talking to your hosts and learn about their way of life. You may also opt for a unique opportunity to step inside an Indian kitchen. Your hosts will be happy to share their secret recipes and give you some handy tips about Indian cooking (at extra charge)

Day 6: Drive Jaipur to Delhi (260 Kms / 6 Hrs)
After breakfast, drive back to Delhi International Airport or to your Delhi hotel.

Option for Hot Air Balloon Flight & Village Safari: Early morning, you have the option to enjoy a hot air balloon flight over the pink city of Jaipur, giving you the opportunity to float above forts and palaces and village settlements beneath (at extra charge)

Option for Elephant Safari with high tea: Today you have the option to embark on a short drive to Dera Amer for a fascinating elephant safari in the forest alongside an old fort, followed by high tea (at extra charge)

INCLUDED

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Meeting and assistance on arrival and departures
  • Chauffeured air-conditioned vehicles for all transfers, excursions and sightseeing tours
  • Local English speaking guide for sightseeing & excursion tours
  • All currently applicable taxes

NOT INCLUDED

  • Expenses of personal nature like laundry, telephone, fax, internet, beverages, camera / video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax etc.
  • Local payments in domestic currency, such as tips and gratuities
  • Rides and Monument Entrance fees, quoted as supplement
  • Domestic / International air fare
  • Indian Visa Fees
  • Any other services not mentioned in Price Inclusions above

Special rates for more than 2 passengers.
Private tours available if you are interested in doing your tour on private basis.

Please contact us for requests and more information.

SPECIAL NOTES

  • Taj Mahal is closed on Friday
  • Check-in, check-out time at hotels is usually 14:00Hrs / 12:00Hrs
  • Price includes only those items specified in the itinerary
  • Price is quoted per person, in US Dollars, on twin sharing basis
  • In case of any significant foreign exchange fluctuations or amendment in local Government taxes, or any fuel hike, we reserve the right to adjust the tour price accordingly.
  • In case of any cancellation, deviation or delay in journey due to weather, traffic, political conditions and / or other force majeure events, we will make alternative arrangements, with client’s approval, in the best interest of clients. If such alternative arrangements incur any extra charge, the same shall be borne by the client. The client will not be entitled to refund for any missed sightseeing resulting out of such events, which are beyond our control.

Special rates for more than 2 passengers.
Private tours available if you are interested in doing your tour on private basis.

Please contact us for requests and more information.

 

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