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Golden Triangle - A Shopper's Paradise

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 - 8 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 50 people
Destination(s): India  
Specialty Categories: Shopping Trips   Archeology/History  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1280 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1280 US Dollar (USD)

Extravagant! Impulsive! Just the tour for You? Silks, spices, antiques, jewellery and many other Indian products have long been famous and widely desired. Each region has its own specialties, each town its own local craftsmen, its own particular skills.

The results is a consummate blend of ancient skills and modern aesthetics. The Indian market is rich in fabrics, silverware, carpets, leather work, antiques the list is endless. India is Indeed a shopper's paradise. Goods are exotic, attractive, beautiful hand-crafted and excellent value for money. Half the fun when buying goods in the bazaars is the bargaining, and you can always check for reasonable prices.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive Delhi. You are greeted on arrival at the Delhi International Airport and driven to your hotel (check in 14.00 hrs ) Afternoon proceed for half day guided tour of New Delhi. The buildings designed by Edward Lutyens, architect of modern Delhi - are truly majestic. The Presidential Palace, Parliament House and India Gate are all reminiscent of the British “Raj”. Next visit a modern Hindu Temple before driving through, Delhi’s beautiful tree - lined avenues and the Diplomatic Enclave en-route to the 12th century, 234 foot high fluted minaret of Qutab Minar. Also visit the Humayun's tomb. Return to hotel for overnight.

Day 2: Delhi. Morning after breakfast, proceed for half day guided city tour of Old Delhi. Explore the magnificent Red Fort, built at the zenith of the Mughal empire in India. The centuries- old international market-place that sprawls at its feet is still one of Delhi’s most important commercial hubs: Chandni Chowk, or “Moonlight Square”. Walk through the bustling silver market and the wholesale spice market. The sounds, smells and colors of the bazaar, and the throngs of people who animate it makes this an unforgettable spectacle. Visit Jumma Masjid, the largest mosque in Asia, before returning to hotel. (Red Fort is closed on Monday's)

Afternoon free to explore the exotic markets, boutiques and art galleries of Delhi. Go shopping (vehicle with driver at disposal). Overnight in hotel. Included: (B).

Day 3: Delhi – Jaipur. Morning after breakfast, depart by surface for the City of Jaipur - an exuberance of color, dance and song with traditional arts and crafts. Known as the 'Pink City' is one of India's most well planned cities with wide straight avenues, roads, streets and lanes in a grid system. A 5.5 hours drive gets us to this land of Maharajah's, forts and Palaces and diversity of colors and culture, that is unique to the State of Rajasthan.

On arrival check in at your hotel. Afternoon is reserved for a guided sightseeing tour of the City palace, Palace museum, Jai Singh's observatory, Hawa Mahal (Palace of winds) and Albert hall museum. Return to hotel for overnight stay. Included: (B).

Day 4: Jaipur. Morning after breakfast, proceed for half day excursion to see two of the most impressive forts of Rajasthan. Visit the impressive Amber Fort the former capital of the Royal Family of Jaipur, taking an elephant ride to the top of the fort. Next visit Jaigarh Fort built in 1726, which has the worlds largest cannon on wheels.

Afternoon is free for shopping (Vehicle with driver at disposal) You have the option to visit Sanganer to see block printing on cloth or stroll through the local markets to shop for semi/precious stones, Rajasthani durries, clothes, blue pottery etc. Overnight. Included: (B).

Day 5: Jaipur - Fathepur Sikri - Agra. Morning after breakfast, depart by surface(4.5 hours) for the Mughal splendor of Agra,en-route stopping to visit Fathepur Sikri, the ghost city lying 35 km from Agra. Fatehpur Sikri built in red sandstone in honor of Saint Salim Chisti, who foretold the birth of 3 sons to Emperor Akbar, is an example of robust stability combined with originality. Each important edifice here represents a type by itself. Notable among them is the Diwan- e- Khas, Punch Mahal, the Tomb of Salim Chisti, and the Buland Darwaza. Later drive on to Agra and check-in to your hotel. Balance day is free for shopping (vehicle with driver and guide at disposal). Overnight in hotel. Included: (B)

Day 6: Agra. Morning after breakfast, visit the incomparable Taj Mahal. This monument, a fine example of fusion of many architectural styles, is one of the wonders of the modern world. Built in 1652 by Emperor Shah Jahan. It took 22 years and 20,000 skilled artisans to complete this poem in white marble. (Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays)

Next visit Agra Fort which lies across the river Jamuna. It was here that Aurangzeb the 3rd son of Shah Jahan kept his father under house arrest. End your tour visiting Sikandra which houses the tomb of Mughal Emperor, Akbar the Great, before returning to your hotel for overnight stay. Included: (B)

Day 7: Agra - Delhi. Morning after breakfast depart for Delhi by surface. On arrival check into hotel for overnight. Balance day is free for own activities (Driver & car at disposal) Included: (B)

Day 8: Depart Delhi. On time transfer to International Airport to board flight for onward destination.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Accommodation in 4/5 & Heritage hotels for 7 nights in standard air conditioned rooms with attached bath and toilet inclusive of daily breakfast.
- All surface transportation, including arrival/departure transfers, at all places mentioned in itinerary using one air-conditioned vehicle with your own personal chauffeur
- Sightseeing and excursions using local English-speaking guide
- Entrance fees at monuments, forts and other places of visit, including elephant ride at Amer Fort and a Horse driven chariot ride at Agra to Taj Mahal & back
- Air conditioned vehicle with driver at disposal (subject to 40 kms/4 hrs within local city limits)at all cities when not sightseeing for shopping or for personal agenda.
- Professional service charges for documentation, telecommunication, Govt. service, state & hotel taxes, VAT and service charges, for executing the above tour program.

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Location: India
Joined InfoHub: Feb 2003
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M09563 constantly aims at providing better and higher quality service at competitive prices. We take care of all the little travel details while you enjoy your vacation. Our staff views the success of your trip as their most important goal and achievement. We offer a range of customized tour packages covering...

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