India Golden Triangle Tour - 9 days from $1,999pp

Experience the exotic sights and sounds of India’s Golden Triangle. Your journey begins in vibrant Delhi where you will then travel to the colourful cities of Jaipur, Agra. You will visit the most renowned, mesmerising and intriguing locations. Travelling with experienced guides, you'll be travelling with expert knowledge at your fingertips. Enjoy 17 meals along the way. Valued up to $3,599pp

Highlights
Return economy airfares included from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth
Travel with English speaking guide
Most Meals
Excursions and guided sightseeing
Single Supplement only $400
Visit iconic cities such as Delhi, Jaipur and Agra
Multiple departure dates in 2018 & 2019

Itinerary
DAY 1 Delhi Arrival
Begin your journey by embarking on your international flight to Delhi. Upon arrival at India Gandhi International Airport you will be met by your tour manager and transferred to your Hotel.

DAY 2 Delhi – Jaipur
Enjoy your daily breakfast and afterwards your guide will meet you in the hotel lobby to begin your half day tour of Old Delhi. The morning will be spent exploring the Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India and drive past the Red Fort and the bustling Chandni Chowk bazaar on a rickshaw. After lunch, you will be transferred to Jaipur via bus. The drive to Jaipur will be approximately 6 hours. Upon arrival in Jaipur, you will check into your hotel to relax and prepare for your full day tour tomorrow.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 3 Jaipur
In the morning, visit the hillside Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the state. You have the opportunity to enjoy a unique elephant ride or Jeep ride to the fort. At the top, you will admire the unbeatable view and explore the inside of the palaces. Drive back to the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur and stop at the façade of the famous Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds), and Jaipur's most distinctive landmark, which was constructed using red and pink sandstone. Continue to the City Palace Museum and view the superb collection of Rajasthani costumes and armoury; then head to Jantar Mantar—the largest stone observatory in the world. Before returning to the hotel you will have the opportunity to shop for local products at a gemstone factory and fabric & textile factory. You will then be driven through the pink rose residential & business areas before you are escorted back to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4 Jaipur – Agra
Today you will be transferred to Agra. Visit the former royal city of Fatehpur Sikri en-route, one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendour our at its height, built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to the scarcity of water. On arrival in Agra you will be checked into your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the local markets and admiring the famous marble inlay work and masterpieces of embroidery for which Agra is renowned.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 5 Agra
Early morning visit Taj Mahal to avoid the crowds and the heat. The Taj Mahal is one of the 8 wonders of the world and was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in loving memory of his beloved wife. Return to hotel for breakfast. Continue on to visit a marble factory and witness the process of the Taj Mahal's creation. And then you will visit the palatial Royal Pavillions at the red sandstone Agra Fort to gain an insight into the royal Mughal lifestyle. After enjoying lunch at your hotel you will spend the afternoon exploring the bustling local market.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

DAY 6 Agra – Delhi
After early morning breakfast at hotel straight drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and have lunch at local restaurant in the afternoon you will visit Qutub Minar – built by Qutub-ud-Din- Aibek in 1199, then on to Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch) and the Lakshminarayan Temple. You will also pass the President’s House, Parliament House,Government Secretariat Buildings and Connaught Place shopping centre. Afterwards, you will gain insight into the local religion at a colourful Hindu temple.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


DAY 7 Delhi Leisure Day
Enjoy a leisure day in Delhi. You could explore this ancient city on your own. As the capital city of India and is regarded as the heart of the nation. The city is popular for its enriched culture and heritage. The city hosts some famous historical monuments and is developing with the passing of time.
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8-9 Departure from Delhi
After breakfast, spend the morning in Delhi at leisure. Later you will then be transferred to International Airport for your flight home.
Meals: Breakfast

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India Golden Triangle Tour