INDIA'S GOLDEN TRIANGLE WITH TAJ MAHAL
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Price per person twin share is $1599.00
Low Season - 08JAN - 31MAY ; 16JUL - 28OCT ; 07NOV - 06DEC
Shoulder Season Surcharge - 01JUN - 15JUL - $140.00 per person
Peak Season Surcharge - 29OCT- 06NOV - $365.00 per person
Fully inclusive tour to India including flights, 4 star hotels, transfers and meals as per the itinerary & entrance fees.
Price includes the following specific services :
• Traditional welcome – Garlanding on arrival.
• Meeting and greet on arrival and departure by office representative.
• Transfers from airport to hotels & vice versa, along with the transfer of baggage by an air-conditioned transport.
• Hotel accommodation bed and breakfast basis at hotels envisaged or similar inclusive of prevailing government taxes.
• Services of English speaking local guides during the sightseeing tours
• Indian costume tying demonstration
• Cyclerikshaw ride
• Entrance fees to the monuments
• Road taxes, parking fee, fuel charges, interstate taxes.
• All currently applicable taxes including service tax
• Free surprise gift on departure
• Check-in & checkout time is 12 noon.
Rates do not include :-
• Expenses of personal nature viz. telephone calls, table drinks, laundry, tips etc.
• Any other services/expenses not mentioned above.
• Visa’s for India
• Travel Insurance is a strongly recommended.
Ground transport will be by air conditioned Coach.
DAY 01 – DEPART AUSTRALIA
DAY 02 – ARRIVAL DELHI
Garlanding on arrival with meeting and assistance at the airport. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 03 – DELHI
After breakfast combined full day city tour of Old & New Delhi visiting Red Fort , made by Mughal Empror Shahjahan and Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, it has three great gateways, four angle towers and two minarets constructed of alternating vertical strips of red sandstone and white marble. Also visit Chandni Chowk, the main street of Old Delhi the colorful shopping bazaar, and Raj Ghat. Proceed to New Delhi tov visit Laxmi Narayan Temple, dedicated to Godess Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity and good fortune. India Gate, this 42ms high stone of triumph is a war memorial. Drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan - This palace-like building is the official residence of the President of India and an interesting blend of Mughal and western architectural styles. Bahai Temple, or the Lotus Temple is a marvel of modern architecture. Set among pools and gardens, adherents of any faith can visit, pray or meditate.
DAY 04 – DELHI TO JAIPUR - (251 Kms and takes approx 5 Hours)
Morning depart by surface to Jaipur. On arrival check-in at Hotel. The picturesque capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is color washed pink-the color associated with hospitality in Rajput culture. This Beautiful city along with Agra and Delhi form what is known as the Golden Triangle of Indian tourist circuit. Jaipur is a city where royalty still lives in the grandeur of its palaces, where fighting for the honour of the clan has never been a need but a way of life, and where treating guests as gods has been a tradition from time immemorial. There is a timeless appeal to Jaipur's colorful bazaars where one can shop for Rajasthani handlooms and trinkets. Beautifully laid out gardens and parks, attractive monuments and marvelous heritage hotels, once the residence of Maharajas are worth admiration. Not to mention the ambling camels and cheerful
Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 05 – JAIPUR
Enjoy full day city sightseeing tour of Jaipur - the picturesque capital of Rajasthan. Morning excursion to visit the Amer Fort, located at a distance of 11 kilometers from Jaipur and was the old fort of the Kachhwaha clan of Amber, which used to be the capital, till it was moved to Jaipur. The fort in itself is a beautiful sight to behold but as one looks on the fort with its clear reflection on the lake in the front, one cannot help but wonder if it is a dream or a beautiful illusion. Afternoon city tour visiting the palace of winds – Hawa Mahal and City Palace, the former royal residence built in a blend of the Rajasthani and Mughal styles. Jantar Mantar, is the largest of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 06 – JAIPUR FATEHPUR SIKRI AGRA ( 255 Kms and takes approx.. 5Hrs )
After breakfast depart by surface to Agra, en route visit Fatehpur Sikri, (37 kms before Agra). On arrival in Agra check-in at Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 07 – AGRA
After breakfast half day sightseeing tour of Agra visiting the incomparable Taj Mahal - truly is one of the wonders of the world. The Taj Mahal is a monument of love built by the Mughal Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. For twenty two years 20,000 men labored day and night to build this masterpiece which has held the world awe struck ever since. Later visit Agra Fort - Shah Jehan was imprisoned by his son in this magnificent fort at Agra. Here you'll see the art and crafting of the white marble that has made the area so famous, the Pearl Mosque and the Halls of Public and Private Audience.
DAY 08 – AGRA DELHI ( 205 Kms and takes approx.. 4Hrs )
Later depart by surface to Delhi, On arrival check-in at Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 09 – DEPART DELHI
Transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.
(Check-in/ Check-out time is 1200 Hrs. at all hotels)
DAY 10 – ARRIVE AUSTRALIA