Romantic Golden Triangle Tour

from $710
Duration:
7 Days / 6 Nights
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Everyday

Golden Triangle Tour Package covers the best tourist destination across North India. It includes visiting World Heritage sites, one of the most incredible places on Earth filled with colors, sights, and culture. The Golden Triangle Tour takes you around three of India spectacular cities and will leave you wanting more. Embark with the beauty of Taj Mahal, visit the famous monuments of Jaipur, and explore the magnificence of Agra!
 

Included:
  • Battery Van ride or Tonga ride (subject to permission) from parking to Taj Mahal entry gate
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Delhi at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
  • 1 Night accommodation in Agra at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Jaipur at listed hotel on bed and Breakfast basis
  • Enjoy Jeep ride / Elephant ride to climb up to Amber Fort, Jaipur
  • Accommodation at listed hotels in Twin / Double sharing basis
  • Facilitator for assistance on initial arrival and final departure
  • Demonstration of Carpet weaving and block printing in Jaipur
  • Enjoy paddle Rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, Delhi
  • English speaking local guides as per the program
  • Demonstration of Marble craftsmanship in Agra
  • 1 Bottled mineral water during long drives
  • Monument entrance fee and permits
  • Garlanding upon arrival in India
  • Shoe covers at the Taj Mahal
  • Monument entrance fees
  • All applicable taxes
Excluded:
  • Beverages with meals
  • International Airfare
  • International air taxes
  • Entry visa to India
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal spendings
  • Any optional tours
  • Tipping
Itinerary:
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Day 1: New Delhi - Welcome to India

Arrive Delhi. On arrival, you will be greeted and assisted by our Hi Tour's representative and transferred to the hotel.

On arrival in hotel, check in (Rooms will be available from 1200 hrs)

In its 3000 years of existence; seven cities have risen where the present capital of India stands. Here you'll encounter a fascinating blend of the ancient and the contemporary. Where government buildings, medieval palaces and bazaars exist beside a modern metropolis. Delhi is a city waiting to be explored.

Optional - Dinner at Bukhara: In the evening we will organize the Dinner in a very famous Restaurant called “Bukhara”. Bukhara, has played host to innumerable Heads of State and world dignitaries including Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Bryan Adams, Tony Blair…So much so that a visit to the capital is not considered complete, without a meal at the Bukhara. ‘The Restaurant Magazine’, UK, has declared Bukhara the Best Indian Restaurant in the world for 2004. It has also been voted the Best Restaurant in Asia and is the only Indian restaurant to feature in the list of 50 Best Restaurants in the World.

The ambience of this restaurant is highly rustic with stone clad walls, dark-wooden beams and oil lanterns. The ambience lends the necessary feel to you put into the mood of sampling the renowned tastes of India’s cooking traditions. Guests to this restaurant must use their hands to eat the food served, and this gives the restaurant a distinctive appeal as everyone gets to enjoy the tastes of the delicacies the traditional way! Another unique feature of Bukhara is the open display kitchen, you can watch your meal bring cooked as the chefs roll out tender parathas, naans and immerse meat kebabs into the clay ovens. All meals are served in traditional copper urns, adding a royal touch to your dinning experience.

Overnight at the Hotel

  • Note: Dinner at Bukhara restaurant in Delhi costs ( $126.5 per person)

Day 2: Agra City Tour

After breakfast, enjoy a full day city tour of Old & New Delhi which includes the following:

Red Fort (From outside): The 17th century imposing fortress built in red sandstone is surrounded by a huge 33m high boundary wall. Inside are exquisite palaces and beautiful gardens. (Red Fort is closed on Monday)

Jama Masjid: Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque) made of red sandstone and white marble. It is India's largest mosque where more than 20.000 people can kneel in prayer at one time. The interior of the prayer hall is divided into aisles by arches. The walls and floors are of marble inlay panels.

Raj Ghat: Visit the Raj Ghat on the banks of the river Yamuna 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". An eternal flame burns 24 hours.

India Gate and Govt Buildings: Drive through Lutyens Delhi and see India Gate which 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. Photo stop at Rashtrapati Bhawan once the Viceroy's residence is now the official residence of the President of India.

Humayun's Tomb: Visit the 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 elements in its design a squat building, lighted by high arched entrances, topped by bulbous dome and surrounded by the char bagh (garden divided into quadrants), water channels and fountains.

Qutub Minar: Later visit the Qutub 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. The tower has 379 steps to the top.

After visit drive to Agra.

Agra stands on the right bank of the river Yamuna, was once the seat of the Mughal rulers, the zenith of art and an en-shrined romance. A town famous for its beautiful medieval monuments. The passion of the Mughals for building endowed it with some of the loveliest buildings in the world.

On arrival in Agra, transfer to hotel.

Overnight at the hotel

Day 3: Agra City Tour

After breakfast, visit the world famous monument of India the Taj Mahal* (1631-1653), a poem in white marble, built by Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaj Mahal, who died giving birth to their 14 child. It employed 20,000 workers from the Central Asia and Europe for 22 years to construct this extravagant monument of love, inlaying the white marble edifice with precious and semi precious stones. (*Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays.)

After the visit, take a Tonga ride till Agra Fort, Tonga is a horse drawn carriage which was a popular mode of transport in the olden times.

Visit the Agra Fort, situated on the west bank of the river Jamuna, made by the Mughal King Akbar in the 16th century and completed by his grandson Shah Jahan, who was imprisoned by his son Aurangzeb for 8 years in this fort, before his death.

Later in the evening enjoy the “Mohabbat the Taj” Show.

(Optional) Enjoy the unique musical extravaganza that unfolds the romantic saga of the builders of the Taj Mahal. Mohabbat the Taj is an absorbing tale of the golden era of Indian medieval history, resplendent with colour and life in all its dimensions. It is an audio-visual presentation blending harmoniously with theatrical performances laced with dialogues that are sure to sweep you off your feet with melodious scores, the 80- minute treat is going to be a life time experience with international multilingual facility.

  • Note: Mohabbat The Taj Show in Agra costs ( $40 per person)

Day 4: Welcome Jaipur

After breakfast, drive to Jaipur. En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri, the beautiful and deserted medieval city built by Akbar the Great in the 16th century to serve as the capital of his vast empire. The complex consists of religious, residential and administrative buildings. The Mosque is considered a copy for the Mosque at Mecca and is extremely elegant, containing elements of Hindu and Persian design. Housed here is the Shrine of Sheikh Salim Chisti one of the greatest of Sufi saints of the Muslim world.

After visit drive to Jaipur. Maharaja Jai Singh II built Jaipur in the 18th century. It is a planned city built with ancient Hindu rules as the colonial capital of a richly colorful state. The whole city was painted pink to welcome the visit of Prince Albert in 1853.

Overnight at the hotel

Day 5: Jaipur Tour

After breakfast, enjoy the day visiting Jaipur City including the following:

Amber Fort: it was built in 1592 by Raja Man Singh. The fort reflects the Rajput architecture. The fort, sprawls along the Maotha Lake; it consists of a massive complex gateways, stairways, courts and pillared pavilions.

Hawa Mahal: the palace of the wind (Hawa Mahal) comprises of 953 windows and niche, were made for the ladies of royal family to see the events without being seen.

City Palace: City Palace occupies the center of Jaipur. It now houses the Royal residence and museums with textiles and costumes, armoury, manuscripts, and paintings collections.

Jantar Mantar (Royal Observatory): It is an observatory which was built (1728-34) by king astrologer Jai Singh II. It consists of several instrument, each serves a particular function to give an accurate reading.

Finish the day with learning an Art of Turban and Saree tying.

Optional In the evening, enjoy Special dinner at Heritage Restaurant – 1135 AD at Amber.

There was always a feeling of magic in the air at Palaces in Rajasthan, which were once residences of the Royal Families. The creation of Heritage Restaurants and venues within these fabulous Palaces is the result of the demand to experience the history in its original way. The monuments have been restored & designed to recreate the Royal Lifestyle so to allow its visitors to relish the Royal experience that completes the visit to these Kingdom capitals

A meal anywhere at 1135AD is like an event. Loads of candles, private musicians, ceremonial rituals, traditional music/ folk, finest food in traditional service at a palace which is few hundred year old.Overnight at hotel

  • Note: Special dinner at Heritage Restaurant – 1135 AD at Amber in Jaipur costs ( $110 per person)

Day 6: New Delhi City Tour

Early morning enjoy Hot air Ballon Safari in Jaipur (optional). See the sites of Jaipur from high above the sky in this hot air balloon tour. Learn about the capital of Rajasthan during this one-hour morning flight above India's 'Pink City'.

After breakfast drive to Delhi.

On arrival in Delhi transfer to hotel.

(Optional) Kingdom of Dreams is India's answer to Sydney's Opera House, Paris's Moulin Rouge, Thailand's Phuket Fantasea, Singapore's Esplanade and London's Broadway. It promises to bring about a refreshing change and generate interest in the musical theatre genre. India's first live entertainment and leisure destination house spread across 6 acres in Gurgaon It has several sections.

Overnight at hotel.

  • Note: Hot Air Balloon Safari in Jaipur – USD 258.5 per person.

Day 7: New Delhi - Final Departure

After breakfast you will be transferred to Delhi airport to board flight for onward journey.

(Check out time is 1200 hrs)

Accommodation :
Courtyard by Marriot Agra
Courtyard by Marriot Agra
Radisson Dwarka New Delhi
Radisson Dwarka New Delhi
Trident, Jaipur
Trident, Jaipur
April - Sep
$ 710 Per Person in double room
Oct-Mar
$ 855 Per Person in double room

 

Prices:

Tour price currency is set to USD but you can pay in Euro or British pound. The prices quoted per person per tour and prices are always updated to ensure you receive the best possible price. Prices valid all the year, except during Christmas 2018 and New Year 2019.

 

 

Child Policy:

- 0 - 4.99 Free of Charge

- 5 - 10 pay 25% of tour price

- 11 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price

- 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person

 

Note: If the tour package includes flights, trains, jungle safari, private monument, an extra supplement will be applicable to the child.

 

 

Payment Policy: 

An invoice shall be generated, once received confirmation on a tour. The deposit 50% of the total cost, will be required at the time of confirmation. You can pay by bank transfer or credit card. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. The balance 50% is payable 30 days before the commencement of the tour plus any applicable insurance premiums. 

Note: Kindly note that in special cases wherein a hotel requires 100% payment in advance (during festive period i.e. Pushkar Fair, Christmas, New Year, etc.), will be payable along with 50% tour deposit. As per hotel policy, this amount will not be refundable.  

 

 

Tour Cancellation Policy:

You may cancel your booking at any time prior to commencement of the tour by notifying us in writing. The cancellation charges shall be as follows:

  • If you cancel before 45 days of tour commencement date, there will be no cancellation fees, except components which require per booking (train, flight and safaris).  
  • If you cancel on or before 44-30 days of tour commencement date, 25% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • If you cancel on or before 29-15 days of tour commencement date, 50% of the entire tour price will be charged. 
  • Less than 14 Days before arrival 100% cancellation will be applicable. 


Changes By You: 

If you request any changes to your travel arrangements once we have confirmed a booking, all out of pocket charges, including charges imposed by our suppliers, will be payable by you. If after the commencement of your tour you request any changes to your travel arrangements, we will do our best to implement them, but we cannot guarantee that it will be possible. In the event of such change(s) being made, you will be liable for any cancellation charges that may be levied for the previously booked service and for any costs incurred by us and our suppliers in attempting to secure any revised arrangements. Any name changes must be provided to us in writing and are subject to any airline/ train fees or penalties.

 

Passports & Visa Fees:

All Passengers are responsible for securing proper documentation prior to joining the tour. Passports are required; in addition, travelers are advised to check with local consulates for full details regarding Visa requirements. Please note securing a valid visa for entry is sole responsibility of the traveler.

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