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India, Golden Triangle: Standard ($799) or Premium ($1,099) 11-Day Tour with Hotels, Guide and Transfers

India, Golden Triangle: 11-Day Tour

What You Get

The Deal

  • $799 per person, twin share for a standard 11-day India tour package (up to $1,598 value)
  • $1,099 per person, twin share for a premium 11-day India tour package (up to $2,198 value)

    • Price is per person, based on twin share (two people travelling together)
    • Please enquire about single supplement with the merchant directly
    • Read more about purchase options and common Travel Terms here

Included:

• Meeting and assistance on arrival/departure at the airport by the travel provider’s office representative
• Eight nights’ accommodation on sharing a twin room with breakfast at below-mentioned hotels or similar available alternates
• All transfers, sightseeing excursion as per program using private air-conditioned vehicle
• English speaking local guide for all the visits as per program
• One-time monument entry fee at all monuments mentioned in the program
• Rickshaw ride in Delhi
• Two overnight trains from Agra or Delhi to Varanasi and Varanasi to Delhi

• Aarti Ceremony in Varanasi

• Sarnath Excursion in Varanasi
• Boat Ride on the river Ganges in Varanasi

• Additional breakfast in Varanasi on arrival on day six
• Packed dinner from Varanasi during train Journey from Varanasi - Agra
• Government Service Tax

Excluded:

• Any visa fee, airfare or airport taxes
• Any meal (lunch/dinner) apart from mentioned above
• Still or video camera fees
• Any tips to drive/guide/escort/restaurants etc
• Any porter-ages on arrival and departure at the hotel
• Any extras like table drinks, telephone calls, any tips, laundry etc or any other items of personal nature
• International Flights


The Experience

Embark on this 11-day adventure and discover the finest cultural sites and monuments in India’s Golden Triangle and especially the country’s capital, Delhi. Follow an English-speaking guide through the sights of the majestic Amber Fort and Hawa Mahal - the Palace of Winds. In Agra, Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world, awaits to steal visitors’ breath. Marvel at the exquisite palaces and dazzling market-ware of the visited cities, as well as museums, monuments and other places of interest.

The Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Delhi

  • Be met and transferred to the hotel for an overnight stay

Day 2: Delhi

  • After breakfast, embark on a tour of Old and New Delhi
  • Visit Red Fort, the Jama mosque, Raj Ghat, as well as Chandni Chowk, the main street of Old Delhi full of colourful bazaars
  • Proceed to New Delhi to see the Qutab Minar
  • While driving back to the hotel, enjoy sights of the India Gate, Presidential Palace and Parliament House

Day 3: Delhi to Jaipur

  • After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and board the transfer to Jaipur
  • Check-in at the hotel and a free afternoon to relax or visit local market

Day 4: Jaipur

  • After breakfast, enjoy a full-day city sightseeing tour of Jaipur, the picturesque capital of Rajasthan; in the morning visit the Amber Fort, one of the most famous fort constructions in India;
  • En-route, there’s a quick photography stop at Hawa Mahal - the Palace of Winds
  • In the afternoon discover Maharaja’s City Palace, a former royal residence part of which has been converted into a museum; visitors can browse a collection of weaponry, fabric and costumes from all over India

Day 5: Jaipur to Abhaneri and Agra

  • Breakfast and a check-out from the hotel; drive to Agra
  • En-route, a visit to Chand Abori in Abhaneri
  • Check-in and the evening free

Day 6: Agra to Varanasi

  • At sunrise, enjoy a visit to the wondrous Taj Mahal, built by the emperor Shah Jahan to commemorate his beloved wife. Continue by visiting the Agra Fort
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit of Agra Fort built by Emperor Akbar and I’timād-ud-Daulah, one of the most beautiful of Mughal tombs
  • Afternoon free and transfer to a railway station to board the train to Varanasi
  • Overnight stay in the train

Day 7: Varanasi

  • Arrival at the Varanasi railway station and transfer to the hotel, check-in
  • Witness the Aarti ceremony on river Ganges in the evening

Day 8: Varanasi to Delhi

  • Early morning boat ride on the Ganges
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit Sarnath where Lord Buddha preached his first sermon, Archeological Museum with an extremely rich collection of Buddhist sculptures and Vishwanath temple
  • Drive by Bharat Mata Mandirand Benaras Hindu University, a premier Central University and a world-class educational institution
  • Transfer to the railway station to board the train to Delhi
  • Overnight stay in the train

Day 9: Delhi

  • Arrival and transfer to the hotel, check-in and free day

Day 10: Delhi

  • Breakfast and free day

Day 11: Delhi

  • Breakfast and check-out from the hotel
  • Transfer to the airport to board a return flight

The Hotels:

Standard option:

  • Delhi: Hotel Mapple Express
  • Jaipur: Hyphen Ujjwal
  • Agra: Siris 18
  • Varanasi: Meadows

Premium Option:

  • Delhi: Holiday Inn Mayur Vihar
  • Jaipur: Sarovar Portico
  • Agra: Sarovar Premier
  • Varanasi: The Ammaya
  • Delhi: ITC Welcome Dwarka

The Fine Print

• Deal is valid for 1 person based on 2 people travelling together (twin share)

• Purchase multiple vouchers

• Vouchers cannot be combined to extend stay

• Package rates may not be applicable over special events and during Public Holidays - rates are subject to confirmation at the time of booking

Standard fine print for all deals



How to Redeem


Can travel to: 30 Sep 2020

• Email to book: rohit@travelandtaste.com.au

• Phone to book: 0438 517 598

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