INDIA GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR 12-22 AUG 2019 | 11 DAYS
- Duration: 11 Days
- Location: Dehli
Flying from Perth with premium Singapore stop-overs enjoy a fascinating 9 day private guided tour of India's iconic Golden Triangle -visiting colourful Delhi, Agra's famous Taj Mahal , Abhaneri and the PInk City of Jaipur. Experience this fabulous tailored tour with premium accommodation, English speaking local guides, private transport, iconic sights and experiences and delicious dining experiences.
SINGAPORE - Stop Over | 2 Days Comfortable overnight stopovers are the perfect way to relax from your flight and arrive rested for your journey to India. Staying in premium Singapore Hotel accommodation enjoy yourself with two popular city tours:
Return Airport Transfers
2 Nights Premium Accommodation - Singapore
Tours and Activities:
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GARDENS BY THE BAY
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INDIA - Dehli - Jaipur - Agra | 9 Days
Day 1: Arrive in Delhi
Welcome to India! Upon arrival at the airport, your guide and driver will warmly welcome you and transfer you to your hotel.
- Day 2: Delhi - Agra
This morning, drive to Agra, home to India’s most famous landmark: the incomparable Taj Mahal!
Lunch on arrival in Agra followed by the visit of the Taj Mahal (closed on Friday).
The Taj Mahal was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaj Mahal who died during the birth of her child in 1631. The construction is said to have taken 22 years to complete, starting from 1631, with over 20,000 craftsmen working round the clock.
- Day 3: Agra - Jaipur
En-route stop at Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted capital of Emperor Akbar. Built in the 16th century, this city was abandoned 12 years later due to a scarcity of water. The entire city of Red sand stone (sand stone palaces and temples) remains intact.
- Day 4: Jaipur
Morning excursion to Amber Fort. Amber was once the ancient capital of Jaipur state. The Fort is a superb example of Rajput architecture, stunningly situated on a hillside and overlooking a lake, which reflects its terraces and ramparts.
This afternoon you will visit the City Palace which is still the home of the former royalty Bhawani Singh Ji of Jaipur housing an extensive collection of art, carpets and old weapons.
Continue to visit Jantar Mantar: the Observatory. At first glance, Jantar Mantar appears to be a curious collection of sculptures but in fact each construction has a specific purpose such as measuring the positions of stars, altitudes and azimuths, and calculating eclipses. The most striking instrument is the sundial with its 27 meter high gnomon.
Just before sunset, witness an unusual ceremony at the Govind Devji temple. The temple hosts a very popular sculpture of a divinity which is showed only at certain times of the day. When the curtain opens up to show the sculpture, a funny ritual is made by believers! Let’s not say more to keep the surprise!
- Day 5: Jaipur
Morning at leisure to enjoy some rest.
An outstanding experience is waiting for you this afternoon for which a new friend will join you. Short introduction of your new friend: he is 8 feet tall, has a funny nose, he is kind, graceful and playful! Team up with an elephant! Spend time with him/her to learn about his needs and conditions of leaving and participate into plenty of fun activities!
On your return way, visit the Birla Mandir; a magnificent modern white marble temple dedicated to lord Vishnu and the goddess Lakshmi.
- Day 6: Jaipur - Delhi
This morning, have a ride back to Dehli and lunch will be served upon arrival.
After lunch, visit the highlights of the capital.
Pass by the presidential palace, the India Gate as well as the house of the parliament.
Continue with the visit of the Raj Ghat which is a memorial of the most popular personality of India: Mahatma Gandhi. The Raj Ghat is a black marble platform that marks the spot of Mahatma Gandhi's cremation, on 31 January 1948, a day after his assassination. It is left open to the sky while an eternal flame burns.
- Day 7: Amritsar
Transfer to Delhi airport and flight to Amritsar. Located at only 1 hour flight, Amritsar is the capital of Punjab state, the holy city of the Sikh community.
Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.
Afternoon walk to Jallian Wala Bagh memorial established in 1951 to commemorate the massacre of the peaceful Sikh celebrators on the occasion of the Punjabi New Year on April 13th, 1919 by the occupying British forces.
Continue to the Golden Temple the holiest shrine of the Sikh religion. The temple itself is beautiful, inlaid with many jewels and covered with gold leaf.
Discover this outstanding monument and stop by the collective kitchen where volunteers are serving thousands of free meals every day.
- Day 8: Amritsar
Morning at leisure.
Afternoon excursion to the Wagah border to witness a peculiar and unique ceremony. Almost like a soccer game, both Indians and Pakistani’s turn out in force to cheer on the changing of their respective guards amidst much singing and all round fun. You will hear from both sides: « Pakistan Zindabad » - « Hindustan Zindabad » (« Hurray to Pakistan » – «Hurray to India») !
Back to the hotel for dinner. After dinner, go back to the Golden Temple for the Holy Book Ceremony. This ritual is performed every evening in a joyful and peaceful way. It is also a great moment to see the Golden Temple shinning in the dark.
The magic of the Golden Temple is in the air!
- Day 9: Amritsar -Delhi
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Singapore.
Transfer to your premium Singapore accommodation for a relaxing farewell meal.
- Day 10: Singapore to Perth
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Perth.
ALL PACKAGES INCLUDE:
- Return Economy Flights (Perth - Singapore - Delhi)
- 8 Nights Premium Twin Hotel - India
- 2 Nights Premium Twin - Singapore
- Singapore Zoo
- Gardens by the Bay
- Taj Mahal!
- City Palace
- Fatehpur Sikr
- Golden Temple
- All On-Tour Transport and Transfers,
- All Bistro – style meals daily B/L/D,
- All Entry Fees and Activity Passes
- 24 Hr Guest Support Services
- Photo Memories USB
- Travel Insurance
**** IMPORTANT REQUIREMENTS ****
- A Valid Australian Passport (Ensure your passport is valid for at least six months from the date you intend to return to Australia).
- An Electronic Visa (e-visa) is required to enter and exit India. The online application form is available online. It is only available for tourism for up to 60 days. You need to get your e-Visa at least four days before arriving in India. Carry a printed copy of the email confirmation of your e-Visa (known as an electronic travel authorisation of ETA), and a formal visa will be affixed to your passport on arrival in India.
- Vaccinations: Visit your doctor at least 6 weeks before you leave Australia. It is encouraged that you get vaccinated against: Hepatitis A, Typhoid, and Malaria.
1:4 Package : $9387 (twin share)
1:2 Package: $12749 (twin share)
- Single Room Extra: $700
1:1 Package : $19 781 (includes single room supplement )
- Door to door return transfers (Metro) : $90
- Door to door return transfers (Southwest) : $180
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