Glorious Golden Triangle
Our Glorious Golden Triangle is a perfect introductory journey for first timers! Tour iconic Old and New Delhi, influenced by 1850s British-Raj. Visit India's crown jewel - the Taj Mahal, the pink painted city of Jaipur, the royal lake city of Udaipur and stay at the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.
Day 1 - Arrive Delhi Namaste! Welcome to India.
Day 2 - Delhi See the Indo-Islamic 17th century mosque Jama Masjid, take a rickshaw to the iconic spice markets. See a community kitchen at the Sikh Golden Temple feeding 10,000 devotees every day, Gandhi Museum, India Gate, President & Government houses and take the metro to the markets of Connaught Place. This evening enjoy dinner at an Indian family home.
Day 3 - Delhi > Agra Drive to Agra and this evening enjoy a traditional barbeque.
Day 4 - Agra > Chand Baori > Jaipur Visit the Taj Mahal at sunrise. Later see the 16th century Mughal residence and UNESCO site of Agra Fort. Drive to Jaipur via the hidden step-well at Chand Baori, a geometric masterpiece popular from the Exotic Marigold films.
Day 5 - Jaipur Take a classic jeep up to Amber Fort, enjoy a photostop at the Jal Mahal water palace and see the Astronomical Observatory, 1700 AD City Palace, a royal family residence and walk though the colourful bazaar to see the iconic facade of the Palace of Winds. Join a Rajasthani cooking class for dinner followed by tribal dances.
Day 6 - Jaipur > The Real Exotic Marigold Hotel Fly to Udaipur and transfer to quirky Khempur village. Stay at the real Exotic Marigold Hotel - Ravla Khempur, and enjoy a walk through the village, visit a school, take a bullock cart ride and join the royal family for high tea.
Day 7 - Khempur > Udaipur A walking tour of the old town will introduce you to medieval bazaars, flower markets, the 16th century Udaipur Palace & Crystal Gallery towering over Lake Pichola. Visit the Salheliyon Ki Bari maidens garden before time for shopping in Bada Bazaar. Join a pottery class at a local artisan's house before a sunset cruise and dinner overlooking the lake.
Day 8 - Depart Udaipur Morning transfer to Udaipur airport.
• Fully escorted by a local expert guide • Accommodation in 4 star hotels (or best available) • Sightseeing and entrance fees • Economy class flight Jaipur > Udaipur • Meals as indicated • Gratuities
Pricing (per person) $NZD
3 Nov 2019
Booking conditions A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required, with the balance due 90 days prior to departure. As cancellation fees apply, travel insurance is mandatory.
A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required, with the balance due 90 days prior to departure. As cancellation fees apply, travel insurance is mandatory.
Not included • International Airfares, airline and airport taxes (subject
• Items of a personal nature
• Travel insurance (mandatory)
• Visas (if applicable)
• International Airfares, airline and airport taxes (subject to change) • Items of a personal nature • Travel insurance (mandatory) • Visas (if applicable)