golden triangle tour with Mandawa

India Package Cost 6 Nights / 7 Days
SEASONS WITH VALIDITY High Season: January to March – 2014
October to March - 2015
Low Season: April to September - 2014
April to September - 2015
PAX SLABS Min 2 Pax Min 4 Pax Min 2 Pax Min 4 Pax
Standard 3* Hotels 385 US$ per person 320 US$ per person 360 US$ per person 300 US$ per person
Deluxe 4* Hotels 405 US$ per person 345 US$ per person 385 US$ per person 325 US$ per person
Premium 5* Hotels 495 US$ per person 435 US$ per person 440 US$ per person 380 US$ per person

Price Includes

  • 06 night’s accommodation on twin sharing at the hotels mentioned above or similar as per the itinerary.
  • Daily buffet breakfast at all places in the hotels
  • Services of an English speaking local city guide shall be provided during sightseeing & excursion tours as per the itinerary (Day 2 to Day 5).
  • Special welcome at the airport on arrival with garlanding.
  • 02 bottle of Mineral water will be provided everyday during sightseeing tour.
  • RDI representative for assistance on all arrival and departure transfers.
  • All transfers, excursions and sightseeing tours will be by air-conditioned transportation.
  • 02 Paying Pax: 01 Air-conditioned Tata Indigo / Swift Desire
  • 03 to 04 Paying Pax: 01 Air-conditioned Toyota Innova
  • All currently applicable taxes, including Government service tax.

Price Excludes

  • Expenses of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone/fax calls, alcoholic/non- alcoholic beverages, camera/video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax, any insurance etc.
  • Any meals other than the mentioned.
  • Porterage at all hotels, railway station & airports.
  • Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions.
  • Our Cost is not valid for any period other than mentioned above.
  • Monument entrance fee.

Special Notes

  • Hotel Check-In / Check-out time 1200 hrs (Noon)
  • Taj Mahal remains closed on Friday.
  • Tipping for Guide; Driver & Helper US$ 5 per person per day (Adult & Child)
  • Prices are subject to change with any increase in the cost.
  • Rates include only those items specified in your itinerary.
  • Kindly note that Government of Rajasthan has banned Elephant Ride for Peak Summer months to prevent the animals from the impact of high Temperature. Hence, there is no guarantee of getting Elephant Ride during your travel. However we will provide Jeeps alternatively to ascend Amber Fort, Jaipur.
  • Please note, the names of hotels mentioned above only indicate that our rates have been based on usage of these hotels. It is not to be construed that accommodation is confirmed at these hotels until and unless we convey the confirmations to you on receipt of your acceptance. However in the event of any of the above mentioned hotels not becoming available at the time of initiating the reservations, we shall book alternate accommodation at a similar or next best available hotel and shall pass on the difference of rates (supplement/reduction whatever applicable) to you.
  • In case on any currency fluctuations or amendment in local Government taxes, or any fuel hike, we reserve the right to adjust the tour price accordingly.

Introduction

The charms of India never end. If it is backed by the professional tour operator those charms portrayed in the minds of the travelers forever. Under this Golden Triangle and Ganges tour package you will get an opportunity to see the famous destinations of the Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Varanasi. This travel package is the combination of historical tours, monumental tours, heritage tours, sightseeing tour, spiritual tour, pilgrimage tour, India tours by car, India train tours and on the route you will also enjoy after seeing the village life of the people of India.


Program Details

DAY 1

Arrival Delhi

On Arrival, our representative will welcome you at the airport & transfer to hotel. Overnight in Delhi.

DAY 2

Delhi

After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of New Delhi & DELHI, the capital of kingdoms and empires is now a sprawling metropolis with a fascinating blend of the past and the present. Delhi is a perfect introduction to the composite culture of an ancient land and a window to the kaleidoscope - that is India. Covering the 11th century Qutub Minar , The word 'Qutub' itself,means 'pole of justice.' The Qutub Minar made of red sandstone rising to the height of 72.5mts is an architectural marvel of the 13th century. India Gate ,a majestic high arch, 42 meters high, built as a memorial to the Indian soldiers killed in the World War I. It is called the All India War Memorial. The President’s House, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial, Laxmi Narayan temple popularly .known as Birla Temple. Overnight in Delhi.

DAY 3

Delhi – Agra

Morning drive to the city of Taj- Agra, Arrive Agra in approx. 4 hours & transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit the Red fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcove of inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. It was again a building constructed by Shahjahan who replaced an earlier wooden structure. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Later visit Taj Mahal-It is a White marble memorial (seven wonders of the world) Built by Shah Jahan to his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal.Little needs to be said about this architectural wonder which is always the soul raison-de-etre for every tourist's visit to Agra., This monument took 22 years, 20,000 men laboured over to complete and designed it .It is planned by Persian architect Ustad Isa. Apart from its stunning design balance and perfect symmetry, the Taj is also noted particularly for its elegant domes, intricately carved screens and some of the best inlay work ever seen.. Evening free to explore the Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts in its markets. Overnight in Agra.

DAY 4

Agra – Jaipur

After breakfast drive to Jaipur- The origins of the beautiful city of Jaipur can be traced back to the eighteenth century, during the reign of Jai Singh II who ascended the Amber throne in 1699. Jaipur today, epitomizes the spirit of Rajputana. Stop at Fatehpur Sikri-The deserted city Fatehpur Sikri was the capital of the Mughal Empire between 1570 and 1585.It was founded by the Mughal emperor Akbar to honor the Muslim saint Shaikh Salim Chishti, who had foretold the birth of Akbar's son and heir, Jahangir. Fatehpur Sikri stands untouched and perfectly preserved; a complete medieval fortress of red sandstone, with vast central squares, exquisitely carved multi-tiered pavilions, cool terraces and formal gardens.It ia s a masterpiece of Muslim architecture. It is a 25 miles (40km) west of Agra. Arrive Jaipur & transfer to hotel. Overnight in Jaipur.

DAY 5

Jaipur

After breakfast and proceed for a morning excursion to Amber Fort. Elephant ride ascent to the fort. Amber Fort- located in Amber 11 km from Jaipur, It is set on the dry wrinkled Aravali Hills, and surrounded by fortified battlements. Ride up on Elephants to the former capital of the royals set against the backdrop of the wooded hills. City Palace which is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. Sawai Maharaja Jai Singh, who founded Jaipur and also laid the foundation of the City Palace. The City Palace has projecting balconies, arches and the entrances. The palace covers one-seventh of the area in Jaipur. The City Palace also has a museum with an exclusive collection of Rajasthani costumes, miniature paintings, carpets and royal paraphernalia Later visit Hawa Mahal- Constructed in 1799.It is the most sensational monument in the city of Jaipur.Hawa mahal ( Palace of Winds) from which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world.The palace has 953 niches and windows. This five-story, pyramid-shaped structure is made up of small casements, each with tiny windows and arched roofs, beautifully modeled and carved. There is a total lack of ornamentation on the inner face of the building. The chambers are plain and more mass of pillars and passages leading to the top storey. Evening enjoy dinner at Chokhi dhani (an ethnic village resort) where you will have an idea of the village life of Rajasthan here you will also enjoy various traditional Rajasthani dances, puppet show and various other interesting activities. Overnight in Jaipur.

DAY 6

Jaipur – Mandawa

After breakfast drive to Mandawa, The City of Mandawa was made a thikana in the mid of 18th century by the Shekhawat Rajputs.It is also known open air art gallery of Rajasthan'. Arrive & transfer to hotel. Later sightseeing of Mandawa -Part of Shekhavati, a region once on the silk route on China, its inhabitants the rich merchants lavishly decorated their houses with paintings on religious, historical, folk and social themes and with the coming of the British, lot of the paintings are found with European influence too; so much so that today it forms an open air art gallery. Mandawa Castle, founded in mid 18th century. Overnight in Mandawa.

DAY 7

Mandawa - Delhi – Departure

After breakfast drive to Delhi & transfer to airport for the international flight back home with sweet memories of India.


Golden Triangle - About Delhi Red fort - India Gate - Lotus Temple
Golden Triangle - Agra Symbol of Love (Tajmahal)
Golden Triangle - About Jaipur Hawa Mahal - Jantar Mantar (Jaipur)
Festival Schedule of India Festival of India - Diwali - Eid - Onam
Golden Triangle - Golden Temple Golden Temple (Amritsar)
Golden Triangle - Pilgrimage Varanasi Pilgrimage (Varanasi)
Golden Triangle - National Symbols of india National Symbols of India
Golden Triangle - Heaven of India Heaven of India (Kashmir)