Golden Triangle & Pushkar Festival

In Experience, India by adminn

Highlights
Exploring this incredible culture and tracking wildlife is the theme of this tour reflecting on the heritage of the Maharajas. Touring through Delhi to discover timeless monuments as the Red Fort, Bhai Tempe and the magnificence of the Taj Mahal and get a glimpse of Pushkar’s colourful Festival and Rajasthani folk performances.

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Day 01: Arrive in Delhi
Arrive in Delhi and transfer to hotel (check-in 12:00hrs). Overnight in Delhi (Meals: No Meals)

Day 02: Delhi
Explore the historic city of Old Delhi including Jama Masjid, Rajghat, drive past Red fort (Closed on Monday’s) and a rickshaw ride through the silver street in Chandani  Chowk and New Delhi visiting Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar, Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, drive past government buildings, India Gate. Overnight in Delhi (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 03: Dheli – Ajmer (by train) – Pushkar (by road 20 Kms)
Very early morning transfer to the railway station for train to Ajmer (Ajmer Shtabadi 0625/1245 hrs). On arrival at Ajmer railway station, transfer to Pushkar and rest of the day is at leisure to explore the Pushkar fair activities and enjoy the cultural shows. Overnight in Tented accommodation (non airconditioned). (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 04: Pushkar
This morning is at leisure to explore the fair and enjoy activities such as camel ride, tug-of-war and camel contests and cultural performances. In the evening enjoy camel cart ride, followed by dinner and folk music performances by the Rajasthani artists. Overnight in Tented accommodation (non airconditioned). (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 05: Pushkar – Jaipur (150 kms)
This morning after breakfast drive to Jaipur and rest of day is left at leisure. Overnight Jaipur (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 06: Jaipur
Morning visit to the impressive Amber Fort, situated on a ridge outside Jaipur City and enjoy the elephant ride for the climb up to the main gate. Tour continues in the afternoon, visiting the Pink City and including the City Palace, still home to the Maharaja, Hawa Mahal “Palace of the Winds”, and the open-air Jantar Mantar Observatory which hosts a vast collection of astronomical instruments and Birla Temple. Overnight in Jaipur (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 07: Jaipur – Fatehpur Sikri – Agra
After breakfast drive to Agra visiting Fatehpur Sikri en route. Fatehpur Sikri, imperial capital of the great Mughal Emperor Akbar and built in red sandstone during the 16th century only to be completely deserted 15 years later due to water scarcity. Overnight Agra (Meals: Breakfast)


Day 08: Agra – Delhi
This morning set off for Agra home of the majestic Taj Mahal built by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1648 in memory of his Queen Mumtaj Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. This architectural marvel is a masterpiece fashioned from white marble and India’s most grandiose and world-renowned monument (Closed on Friday’s). Visit also includes the magnificent Agra Fort. Overnight Delhi (Meals: Breakfast)

Day 09: Delhi – Departure
Transfer to airport for onward journey



Tour Details
Range: Exploring Days, Comfortable Nights
Starts: Delhi
Ends: Delhi
Departs: 12 November – 17 November
Hotel Rating: 4 star, heritage hotels & tented accommodation
Local Payment: None
Tour Guide: Yes – guided by local tour guide
Meals: Breakfast:8, Lunch:2, Dinner: 2
Visiting: Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur & Pushkar

Countries: India



Services Included

  • Accommodation twin sharing (2 persons sharing room) as per above mentioned hotels or similar on Bed & Breakfast basis except in Pushkar on full board basis
  • Arrival/departure transfer & sightseeing with private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Services of English speaking local guides for sightseeing as per above program
  • Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
  • Camel Ride In Pushkar
  • Elephant/Jeep ride at Amber Fort Jaipur
  • Entrance fee to monuments
  • Assistance at airport and hotels by our representatives
  • All presently applicable taxes
  • 24 hrs Emergency Helpline Number

 

Not Included
Above mentioned costs do not include any international air fare, airport tax, visa fee, unspecified meals, drinks, telephone calls, laundry, camera fees, tips, insurance and any other expenses of personal nature, Single room supplements and any optional additional tours or activities during free time and not mentioned above.



Price                             from £1329 pp

Based on 8nts stay on BB 4 star & heritage hotels and tented accommodation
Tours as per program English speaking local guide
Incl. Entrance fees to sites Incl. All relevant transfers
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