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Tour of Golden Triangle
Tour of Golden Triangle
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Please note:
Based on Group of minimum 10 pax
Supplement for 02 Person travelling - £1485

Highlights: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur


Hotel featured or similar:
Delhi- Royal Plaza
Agra- PL Palace
Jaipur- Fern Residency


Please note
* This is a quotation only and not confirmation of the arrangements.
* All schedules and ground prices are subject to change
* All the flights and accommodation are subject to availability at the actual time of receiving the go ahead from your end
* Check in and check out timing of the hotels will be according to the timing of the respective hotel
* Complimentary usage of WIFI is as per the respective hotel policy
* Any Hike in Fuel and Indian Government taxes. Cost will be revised and same will be advised well in advance
* Offered special rates will not be applicable on Sold Out Dates, City Event Dates and Black Out Dates.


Itinerary:
Day 1: Delhi
Upon arrival at Delhi airport welcome, meet and assist by our representative and transfer to Hotel 1400 Hrs: Standard check in time
Rest of the day at leisure and Overnight stay at Hotel


Day 2: Delhi
After breakfast enjoy city tour of Old Delhi visiting Raj Ghat which is located on the banks of the river Yamuna, This is Mahatma Gandhi’s Memorial, where he was cremated following his assassination in January 1948. The memorial lies in the midst of landscaped gardens and made of a simple square platform of black marble inscribed with his last words “Hey Ram”. Drive Pass Red Fort (closed on Monday) – the 17th century imposing fortress built in red sandstone is surrounded by a huge boundary wall 33m high. Inside are exquisite palaces and beautiful gardens. Board the 'cycle rickshaw' for a unique experience from the Red Fort, through "Chandni Chowk" or Silver Street, experiencing the sights and sounds of this very busy avenue-heading west from the Fort.
New Delhi visiting Humayun’s Tomb, built by his wife Haji Begum in the 16th Century. An early example of Mughal architecture considered the predecessor of the Taj Mahal.
The Qutab Minar - the landmark of Delhi, a huge tower of victory started in 1199 and completed in 1368. The Minar is 72.5m high with a diameter at the base 14.4m and 2.7m at the top. Proceed to the Rashtrapati Bhawan (Drive Pass) once the Viceroy’s residence and now the official residence of the President of India. Designed by Lutyens, it combines western and eastern styles - the dome reflects the Buddhist stupa, the chhattris “Hindu” and the graceful colonnades very “British”. It has 340 rooms.
The India Gate (42m), C commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who died in the 1st world war. 13516 names of British and Indian soldiers killed in the Afghan War of 1919 are engraved on the arch and foundations. Under the arch, glows the Amar Jawan Jyoti flame commemorating Indian armed forces’ losses in the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971.
Overnight stay at Hotel


Day 3: Delhi to Agra by surface (approx. 210 kms, 4 Hrs)
After breakfast check out from Hotel and drive from Delhi to Agra – medieval city on the banks of the Yamuna River. It was founded by Sultan Sikandar Lodi in the year 1506. Agra achieved fame as the capital of the Mughal emperors from 1526 to 1658 and remains a major tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal-era buildings. Most notably the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, all three of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Upon arrival at Agra, check in at Hotel


Afternoon proceed to visit Agra Fort – Agra Fort was originally a brick fort and the Chauhan Rajputs held it. It was mentioned for the first time in 1080 AD when a Ghaznavide force captured it. Sikandar Lodi (1487-1517) was the first Sultan of Delhi who shifted to Agra and lived in the fort. He governed the country from here and Agra assumed the importance of the second capital. He died in the fort in 1517 and his son, Ibrahim Lodi, held it for nine years until he was defeated and killed at Panipat in 1526. He built several palaces, wells and a mosque in the fort during his period.


Later visit the world famous monument Taj Mahal by sunset (Closed on Fridays) – Overlooking the River Yamuna, the Taj Mahal is a classic example of Mughal architecture, with the Taj itself built as a mausoleum at the northern end of an extensive formal walled garden designed in the charbagh style and structured on the Islamic theme of ‘paradise’. The whole site was built by Shah Jahan between ad 1632 and 1653 as the final resting place of his favourite wife Arjumand Bann Begum (also known as Mumtaz Mahal) who died in ad 1631 shortly after giving birth to their fourteenth child. Upon his death in ad 1666, Shah Jahan was buried alongside his wife in the Taj.
Overnight stay at Hotel


Day 4: Agra to Jaipur by surface (Approx. 265 Kms, 6 Hrs)
Today after breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Jaipur - Founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh - II, the ruler of Amber, Jaipur was the first planned city in India. This town is also referred as Pink city for the colour of buildings in its wonderful old city.


En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri - which is a beautiful and deserted medieval city, built by Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great in the 16th century to serve as the capital of his vast empire. It was mysteriously abandoned 13 years later. Today, it is perfectly preserved as a ghost city built at the height of the empire’s splendor

Upon arrival at Jaipur, check in at Hotel
Overnight stay at Hotel


Day 5: Jaipur
After an early breakfast proceed for the excursion to the Amber City Fort situated 130m high with the Aravalli hills around and 11 km north of Jaipur.
Afternoon visit the The Maharajah’s City Palace – A delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture, the City Palace sprawls over one-seventh of the area in the walled city. It houses the Chandra Mahal, Shri Govind Deve Temple and the City Palace Museum.
Jantar Mantar – This is the largest and best preserved of the five observatories built by Jai Singh II in different parts of the country.
Hawa Mahal – The ornamental facade of this “Palace of Winds” is a landmark in Jaipur. Its five - storey structure of pink sandstone encrusted with fine tellies work and balconies has 953 inches and windows. It was built in 1799 by Pratap Singh and was a royal grandstand for palace women.
Johari Bazaar – The main bazaar is in the old city for jewellery and saris.
Overnight stay at Hotel


Day 6: Jaipur to Delhi by surface (Approx. 258 Kms, 6 Hrs)
After breakfast check out from Hotel and drive from Jaipur to Delhi
Upon arrival at Delhi , check in at Hotel
Rest of the day at leisure and Overnight stay at Hotel


Day 7: Depart Delhi
1200 Noon standard check out time
Transfer from Hotel to Delhi airport in time to board flight for onward journey


Quote does not include
* Visa Fees & Travel Insurance
* Any vehicle on leisure days
* Expenses of personal nature such as soft drinks, liquor, laundry, tips, telephone calls, porter age, visa fees, camera fees, etc
Anything not mentioned in above inclusion



Offer Includes

  • Return flights from London Heathrow
  • Airport taxes
  • Accommodation at the hotels specified above or similar
  • Meal Plan Room & Breakfast throughout the tour
  • Meet & assist at airports & hotels by our representative
  • All Transfer, sightseeing and excursion mentioned in the itinerary by air-conditioned Tempo Traveller (02 Persons by AC Car)
  • Entrances Fees to the monuments
  • Services of local English Speaking Guide cum Escort (incase of 02 Persons Services of Local English Speaking guide)
  • Cycle Rickshaw ride at Old Delhi
  • Jeep joy ride at Amber Fort, Jaipur

Meal Plans

  • Bed & Breakfast