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Experience a taste of India on this
outstanding introductory tour of the
country's most remarkable sights.
Exploring the Golden Triangle, this
journey combines the country's capital
city, Delhi, with the awe-inspiring sites of
the Mughal capital of Agra, the deserted
sandstone city of Fatehpur Sikri and the
‘Pink City’ of Jaipur.
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Overnight flight from London (regional connections available) to Delhi. (N)
Arrive and transfer to the Eros Hotel Nehru Place for 2 nights. (D)
Take a guided tour of Old and New Delhi
including a drive past the Red Fort; a visit to
Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in
Asia; and Raj Ghat, the simple but moving
memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Later, drive
past the imposing India Gate and Rashtrapati
Bhawan, the president's residence. End the
tour with a visit to Qutab Minar tower, a
masterpiece of perfect proportions, and the
tomb of Emperor Humayun. (B, D)
Take the Express train to Agra. On arrival, check into the Trident Agra for 2 nights and relax for rest of the day. (B, D)
Enjoy a guided tour of Agra, which includes a
visit to Itimad-ud-Daulah, the beautiful tomb
of Mirza Ghiyas Beg. Explore the massive
red sandstone Agra Fort, an outstanding
example of Mughal architecture and the
seat and stronghold of the Mughal Empire
under successive generations. Continue to
the Taj Mahal, built by Emperor Shah Jahan
in the 17th century as a mausoleum for his
wife Mumtaz Mahal, a masterpiece in marble
and one of the world's most celebrated
landmarks. (B, D)
Drive to Jaipur. En route visit Fatehpur Sikri, the
beautiful deserted capital of Emperor Akbar.
On arrival in Jaipur, check into Shahpura
House for 2 nights. (B, D)
Tour the hilltop citadel of Amber Fort, en route
making a photo-stop at Hawa Mahal, a fivestorey
palace with a spectacular pyramidal
facade. Amber Fort offers spectacular views
of the old town, where Akbar stopped on his
annual pilgrimage to Ajmer. In the afternoon,
visit the City Palace Museum, which has a
superb collection of Rajasthani costumes and
Mughal and Rajput armoury, and the Jantar
Mantar observatory. Walk around the colourful
bazaars later in the evening. (B, D)
Drive back to Delhi and stay overnight at the Novotel Aerocity. (B, D)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
Available on request.
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