Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Golden Triangle Tour
5 Nights/6 Days
Itinerary: Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Delhi
Limited Offer:Book before 30 Sep 2010 and get 10% discount!
• £179 per person based on twin sharing for travel between 1 April - 15 September 2010
• £199 per person based on twin sharing for travel between 20 October 10 - 31 March 11
• Rates on request for travel between 16 September - 19 October 2010
Exclusive 5 Nights/6 Days HolidayIf you are planning to visit India for the first time, a tour of the famous Golden Triangle is a great idea - covering Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Golden Triangle Tour is the most popular tourist circuit in India. This incredible Golden Triangle tour itinerary comprises the three famous cities of India - Delhi, Agra and Jaipur famed for its grandeur, glory and history.
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Day 1: Arrival in Delhi
A Yatra representative will meet you at a location convenient to you in Delhi and transfer you in an air-conditioned vehicle to your hotel of stay. Check-in at your pre-booked hotel
In the afternoon, you will be taken on a half-day city tour of Delhi, accompanied by an English-speaking guide. Visit the historical sites of the city such as Qutab Minar, India Gate (War Memorial), a drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan (President’s Estate), Parliament House and Secretariat building. After sightseeing in the city, return to your hotel and spend the night.
Day 2: Delhi – Agra
After a hearty breakfast in the hotel, set out on a half-day tour of Old Delhi which includes visits to Raj Ghat and Shanti Van (cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru respectively), Jama Masjid, and a drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk – a traditional shopping hub.
In the afternoon, drive to Agra about 205 kilometers (approx. 4 hours) from Delhi. On arrival, check-in at a pre-booked hotel. You are at leisure for the rest of the evening to explore around at your pace. Spend the night at your hotel.
Day 3: Agra – Jaipur
After breakfast, take a half-day city tour and visit the world-famous Taj Mahal built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in 1630 to enshrine the mortal remains of his Queen Mumtaz Mahal (Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays). Later, visit Agra Fort and find out from your guide about its fascinating history, see its different apartments and prison cells, and appreciate the magnificent architecture.
In the afternoon, leave for Jaipur visiting Fatehpur Sikri en route. Fatehpur Sikri was built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Panch Mahal and other palaces. You will travel about 232 kilometers (approx. 5-hour drive) from Agra. On arrival in Jaipur, check-in at a pre-booked hotel for your overnight stay.
Day 4: Jaipur
After breakfast, proceed on a full-day sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Tour the Amber Fort - the capital of the state till 1728. Visit Jagmandir or the Hall of Victory that glitters with thousand mirrors, Jal Mahal and Temples of Kali. Enjoy an elephant ride on your ascent to Amber Fort and behold panoramic views of the city along the way.
In the afternoon, visit the Maharaja’s City Palace and Jantar Mantar, drive past Hawa Mahal or The Palace of Winds and past the rose-pink residential and business quarters of Jaipur. After a day of sightseeing and discovering the different colors of Jaipur, return to your hotel and spend the night.
Day 5: Jaipur – Delhi
After an early breakfast at the hotel, leave for Delhi about 258 kilometers (approx. 5-hour drive) from Jaipur. Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be transferred to a pre-booked hotel for your overnight stay. Spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring around or engaging in a spot of shopping.
Day 6: Departure from Delhi
After breakfast, you will be dropped at the airport or any location in Delhi convenient to you for your onward journey
Terms & Conditions:
- Standard check-in/check-out times at all hotels will be 12 noon.
- The duration and specifications of the package can be modified as per requirement.
- Packages Include:
• Airport transfers at arrival and departure.
• Meet and greet assistance of Yatra representative at airports.
• Welcome garlanding & a bottle of mineral water on arrival.
• Accommodation for 05 nights in standard class hotels.
• All transport services by AC Indigo car with driver.
• Service of English-speaking local guide during city tours and excursions.
• Elephant ride at Amber Fort in Jaipur.
• All applicable taxes.
- Package cost excludes entrance tickets to the monuments, to be paid directly at the ticket counter.
- No hidden costs.