India Escape - 8 days land only

This 8-day escorted tour of India introduces you the country’s rich history, heritage, & culture. Along the way explore the best of India's famed "Golden Triangle" in Delhi, Agra, & Jaipur. If you are looking to escape the crowds & high-season prices, this is the vacation for you!
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Price:
R8 780
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ETAILS
FromR8 780
Package ValiditySet travel dates: 15 & 22 APR 2018 & 09 & 16 SEP 2018.
Duration8 days
DestinationIndia
Starts inDelhi
Ends inDelhi

Description


- 7 nights hotel accommodation
- Breakfast daily, a lunch & 3 dinners
- Touring by by air-conditioned coach 
- Visits: Delhi, Agra & Jaipur

 

Day 1

Arrive in Delhi, India

Welcome to India's capital city! Hotel rooms are available for mid-afternoon check-in.

Day 2

Delhi

Today's sightseeing starts with an orientation to see the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, and the Presidential Palace. Afterward, take a RICKSHAW RIDE through Chandni Chowk, a captivating local bazaar. Here, ancient alleyways are lined with quaint shops selling all sorts of goods and souvenirs-from silver and saris to spices and electronics. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure. (B)

Day 3

Delhi - Agra

This morning, visit QUTUB MINAR, the world's tallest brick minaret, dating back to the 11th century. Next, visit HUMAYUN'S TOMB and GURUDWARA BANGLA SAHIB, Delhi's largest and most prominent Sikh gurudwara (house of worship). After lunch in a local restaurant, drive to Agra and settle in for the evening. (B,L,D)

Day 4

Agra

Start your day with a sunrise visit to the incomparable TAJ MAHAL, an extravagant marble monument to love. Moghul Emperor Shah Jahan built it as a memorial to his beloved wife, who died during childbirth. To add to this memorable experience, you'll also travel by TONGA (horse-drawn carriage) during your visit. Later, visit AGRA FORT, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, built by the Moghul Emperor Akbar. This impressive fortress of red sandstone conceals the imperial city of the Moghul rulers and its many palaces. (B)

Day 5

Agra - Jaipur

Today, travel to Jaipur. In 1876, the city was painted pink to welcome the Prince of Wales, and it has been known as the "Pink City" ever since. This afternoon, visit the CITY PALACE and the adjoining MUSEUM, which houses a collection of rare manuscripts. Also, stop at JANTAR MANTAR and the famous HAWA MAHAL (Palace of the Winds). (B,D)

Day 6

Jaipur

This morning, visit the amazing AMBER FORT, built entirely of white marble and red sandstone. Tour the interior with its intricate mosaics, carvings, paintings, and mirror works. Enjoy some free time this afternoon. (B)

Day 7

Jaipur - Delhi

Drive back to Delhi. Tonight, your Tour Director hosts a farewell dinner to celebrate your journey through India. (B,D)

Day 8

Delhi

Your tour ends with breakfast this morning. (B) NOTE: Some flights depart Delhi very early in the morning. In these cases, breakfast is not included on Day 8, and you will have to depart for the airport late in the evening on Day 7 or just after Midnight on Day 8.