OVERVIEW OF YOUR INDIA TOUR
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DAY 1 - ARRIVE DELHI
Arrive very early in the morning for the start of your Golden Triangle Tour and you will be taken to your hotel, where rooms are reserved for you for immediate occupancy.
After breakfast proceed for the full-day city tour of Old & New Delhi. In Old city visit Red Fort built by Emperor Shah Jahan; Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India; Raj Ghat – the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi and enjoy a walking tour in Chandni Chowk– the silver street of Delhi bustling with activity.
In the afternoon visit Qutab Minar, the tallest stone tower in India; Humayun’s Tomb built in the Indo Persian style and a predecessor to The Taj Mahal in Agra; India Gate – A War Memorial Arch. Also drive past the President’s House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place – the heart of New Delhi and a busy shopping center.
DAY 2 - TO AGRA
After early breakfast, drive 220 km to Agra, the second stop on your Golden Triangle Tour, which is a very interesting 3 hours drive passing through beautiful countryside and villages. En-route stop at Sikandra, Akbar’s mausoleum made of red sandstone, just 8 km before Agra. Later continue your drive and arrive at your hotel and check in at the hotel. The afternoon is at leisure.
Overnight is at the hotel.
DAY 3 - IN AGRA
Day 3 of your Golden Triangle tour in India you will visit the red sandstone Agra Fort which stands like a crescent on the banks of Jamuna River enclosed by forbidding 20-meter high walls, with a 12- meter moat between them. Three successive Mughal emperors – Akbar, Jehangir and Shah Jehan – helped create this massive structure which contains Hindu and Muslim architecture
Then proceed for the famous white marble mausoleum, The Taj Mahal, which was built in the middle of the 17th century by the Moghul emperor Shah Jehan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Visit the Taj Mahal surely the greatest monument to love and one of the wonders of the modern world. Completed in 1652, skilled craftsmen from Persia, Turkey, France and Italy and some 20,000 labourers worked for 17 years to build this edifice, constructed by Emperor Shah Jehan as a mausoleum for his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Marble was brought from Makrana, near Jodhpur and precious stones of onyx, amethyst, malachite, lapis lazuli, turquoise, jade, crystal and mother of pearl were carried to Agra from Persia, Russia, Afghanistan, Tibet, China and the Indian Ocean.
The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight is at the hotel.
DAY 4 - TO JAIPUR
This morning, on the 4th day of your Golden Triangle Tour you will drive to the “pink city” and the capital of Rajasthan en-route visiting the ancient Moghul capital of Fatehpur Sikri en-route. This 16th century capital of Moghul emperor Akbar is a complex of forts, palaces and mosques built in sandstone. The city had to be deserted because of a lack of water. The white marble Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti, Akbar’s spiritual adviser, is now observed as a Muslim pilgrimage spot here.
Later continue your drive to Jaipur and check-in at the hotel on arrival. Jaipur is known as the “pink city” with its buildings of pink and orange hues and it’s a wonderful place to see the colour of Rajasthan and its people. Jaipur is well known for its beautiful carpets, enamelled ornaments, precious and semi-precious stones, brass ornaments and many other arts and crafts. The rest of the day is free to explore the colourful town independently. Spend time in crowded lanes & by lanes of the pink city, haggling and souvenir-hunting.
Overnight is at the hotel.
DAY 5 - TO DELHI
After breakfast drive back to Delhi. Arrive and spend time for last-minute shopping/souvenir hunting.
Overnight is at the hotel.
DAY 6 - DEPART DELHI
In time transfer to airport for flight for onward destination.
WHAT'S INCLUDED ON YOUR INDIA TOUR
*Prices are based on twin sharing & include daily breakfast at the hotels, services of an English speaking local guide for sightseeing tours as per the itinerary, 02 bottles per person per day of mineral water, all prevailing taxes ie// luxury tax in all hotels and expenditure tax wherever applicable, all transfers to or from hotels, city tours, excursions, drives by air-conditioned car, mandatory Government Service Tax as applicable, interstate road tax, toll tax, driver’s allowance, parking etc.
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED ON YOUR INDIA TOUR
*Prices do not include any lunch, dinner, snacks, mineral water etc. unless mentioned in the itinerary, airfare for guest, Wi-Fi charges at the hotels, (Wi-Fi is always chargeable at the hotels), monument fee $110 to $180 depending upon the tour, portage, laundry, telephone calls, table drinks or any other expenses of personal nature, any item not specified under cost includes.
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