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7 DAYS | 6 NIGHTS

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SEMI-PRIVATE

(EVENT TOUR)

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4 PAX MINIMUM

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MODERATE ACTIVITIES


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What’s Included

Arrival and Departure transfers
1 night in Delhi at Lemon Tree Premier, Delhi Airport or similar
3 nights in Jaipur at Golden Tulip Essential or similar
2 nights in Agra at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Agra or similar
18 meals: 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 6 dinners
Holi Festival celebration with a noble local family in Jaipur
Taj Mahal Guided Tour
Henna tattoo Session
Dinner at Narain Niwas Palace with cultural dance show
Lunch at PARK REGIS hotel
Visit a local flower market
Lunch at Abhaneri Village Camp
Village walk through Rural India
Entry Fee at the monuments as per the itinerary
Jeep ride to the ascent of Amber Fort
Block printing workshop in Jaipur
Services of English speaking local guides
Bottled water in the vehicle throughout the tour
Current applicable taxes

Tour Details


Duration: 7 days &  6 nights

Travel Style: FESTIVAL COLLECTION

Minimum Passengers: 4
Based on double occupancy

Type of Service: Semi-Private
Small group experience | All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

VISA Requirements: Yes
A visa is required for travelers with a valid US passport. 

Physical Rating: 2 – Demanding
Some tours may include light hiking, stairs, and rough off-road adventures.

Service Level: Moderate
Tourists class accommodations and mix of public and private transports and tours, select meals included

Not Included

Optional tours
Water and drinks during meals
Other meals not mentioned in the program
Early check-in and/or late check-out at hotels


5-Star Hotel Upgrade

Upgrade prices are available under “Rates/Available Dates.”


Delhi Hyatt Regency Gurgaon
Jaipur Trident Hotel Jaipur
Agra Trident Hotel Agra

Please Note

While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of the tour, you will be advised of any amendments.

Day 1: March 26, 2021 – Arrive in Delhi

Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be met by one of our representatives to be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is open at leisure.

| Overnight in Delhi

Day 2: March 27, 2021 – Delhi – Jaipur (Travel time: +/- 6 hour)

We will depart this morning for Jaipur, known as the Pink city. The ride from Delhi to Jaipur is approximately 6 hours, toilet stops will be made en-route.

Stop at midway Shahpura house for lunch followed by palace visit and interaction with a royal family member (subject to availability). After lunch, experience a short village walk to get a glimpse of rural India with local tea and samosa (Indian snacks – fried pastry with a savory filling).

In this interesting walk, you can witness local trading in retail shops selling bangle, jewelry, textile and grocery, local kids playing in the fields, village women at their homes busy in household chores. Being away from usual touristy destinations, the walk will give you a true experience of rural India.

Afterward, we will continue on the drive to Jaipur and upon arrival, check-in for your stay.

Jaipur – the capital of Rajasthan province is known for its arts and crafts, jewelry, hand-painted fabrics and stone sculptures; it is one of North India’s finest examples of a planned city embodying the best of Rajput and Mughal architecture.

| Overnight in Jaipur
|  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

DAY 3

Following breakfast, relax at your hotel before departing at 11 AM to visit Amber Fort.

Jaipur’s Maharaja Man Singh, Mughal Emperor Akbar’s most successful General, started constructing Amber Fort in the 17th century. Once you are on top, stroll through the sprawling complex of courtyards and halls. Many of the rooms have delightful wall paintings, with precious stones and mirrors inlaid in the walls.

After this visit to Amber fort, you will be attending a workshop (Indian block-printing studios) on traditional authentic carving and hand block printing demonstration to learn this age-old textile craft of Jaipur. In this special tour, you will be visiting the Anokhi Textile Museum followed by a hand on experience on block printing to create your own souvenir.

Enjoy lunch at Park Regis Hotel near Amber fort. After lunch, you will return to the hotel.

In the evening, you will head on a local market walk with a session of Henna tattoo. On this fascinating walk, mingle and talk with the locals whilst observing some of the region’s culinary delight. Observe local artisans in their workshops; jewelers and silversmiths, gold, and silver foil makers. The iconic Hawa Mahal also called the Palace of the winds is the meeting – point at which this walk begins. Here you also have the opportunity of seeing and trying the art of Henna tattoo painting. Please be aware that these are very old market places in Jaipur used almost entirely by local people, hence you should be prepared for the hustle and bustle in the streets.

Enjoy dinner at Narain Niwas Palace with a cultural dance show.

| Overnight in Jaipur
|  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 4: March 29, 2021 – Jaipur

In the early morning, you will visit a short local flower market near to Hawa Mahal where local villagers open their small stalls selling varieties of flowers. You will also enjoy the tricycle ride and a photo stop at Hawa Mahal.

Later return to the hotel for breakfast and relax.

Today you will celebrate the colorful festival of Holi at a private mansion (Haveli). Post breakfast, get ready for a fun-filling experience with locals. Don’t forget to wear your traditional Indian attire (white kurta-pyajama) which will be a souvenir for you from our end. Drive to the home and enjoy a personalized welcome by the family dressed in traditional Rajput attires. Gear up for the celebration that begins at the courtyard where the traditional folk dancers welcome the guests with Changs, dholaks, and herbal colors along with pichkaris. The celebration concludes with a festive buffet lunch.

Return to your hotel in the evening. Dinner will be served at your hotel.

| Overnight in Jaipur
|  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 5: March 30, 2021 – Jaipur – Agra (Travel time: +/- 6 hours)

After breakfast, drive to Agra – the city of Taj Mahal; an iconic city that has always inspired love. It may be clichéd but no Indian landmark embraces blue sky as enthusiastically as Taj Mahal, no matter which way the compass needle swings, you will find it striking from any and every angle.

You will stop en-route for lunch at Abhaneri Village camp, which is surrounded by mustard/wheat fields which make the view around our camp mesmerizing. a popular stop along the Agra-Jaipur road for the impressive Chand Baori stepwell and the Harshat Mata Temple. The Chand Baori is perhaps the region’s most visited stepwell and is one of the largest and deepest in all of India.

After lunch, continue towards Agra. Upon arrival, check-in for your stay. Dinner will be served at the hotel.

| Overnight in Agra
|  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 6: March 31, 2021 – Agra

Rise early for a dawn visit to the Taj Mahal. It is fitting to see this extraordinary monument by the first light of day as its exemplary beauty is awe-inspiring and will create an unforgettable memory. Mughal emperor, Shahjahan built this architectural wonder to enshrine the mortal remains of his beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Fashioned from white marble with semi-precious pietra dura stone inlay work, it was described by Nobel Prize-winning poet Rabindranath Tagore as “a teardrop on the face of eternity”.

Note: Timing subject to change based on the local sunrise timing

Return to the hotel for breakfast.

In the afternoon, proceed for the village walk is an excursion into the village to look at the traditional way people live there. Return to the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Dinner will be served at the hotel.

| Overnight in Agra
|  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 7: April 1, 2021 – Agra – Delhi (Travel time: +/- 4 hour)

After breakfast, you will have the remainder of the morning at leisure.

Check-out at noon before proceeding to have lunch at a local restaurant in Agra.

After lunch, you will be transferred to the Indira Gandhi International Airport. Please take into consideration when booking your departing flight that transportation by road from Agra to Delhi is approximately 4 hours.

Arrive on time at the airport for your departing flight.

You will have access to day-use rooms booked where you can shower or change, plus have buffet dinner included (maximum for 2 hours, exact time of reservation to be advised).

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New Delhi


Lemon Tree Premier

One of our top picks in New Delhi.
Located in Aerocity, Delhi NCR Lemon Tree Premier, Delhi Aerocity offers chic and modern guestrooms just 10 minutes’ drive from the airports. An outdoor pool, spa and gym are available.

Fully air-conditioned, the spacious guestrooms are fitted with an orthopedic mattress, a flat-screen TV and a DVD player. An ergonomic work area and a laptop-sized safe are included. En suite bathrooms have either a rainshower or a bathtub.

Guests can enjoy an afternoon on the Play Station console at Slounge. Day trips and car rentals can be arranged at the tour desk. Full business facilities and conference rooms are also available. Free internet is available in the business center.

The 24-hour Citrus Cafe serves Indian, European, Pan-Asian and American dishes. Other dining options include delicious South-east Asian street food at Republic of Noodles and refreshing beverages at Slounge. Room service is available 24 hours.

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Hyatt Regency Gurgaon 

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and complimentary WiFi, Hyatt Regency Gurgaon is located on Expressway NH8, which connects Delhi, Gurgaon and Jaipur. With easy access from Southern periphery road and Dwarka express highway, Manesar and Bhiwadi are 5.6 miles and 19.9 miles away respectively. Bilaspur is 1-hour drive away. The property is at a 15-miunte drive from Cyber City.

The Rockland Hospital is 3.4 miles while the Karma Lakelands Golf is 2.8 miles away. This luxurious property is situated just 0.6 miles from Aapno Ghar Amusement and Waterpark and Indira Gandhi International Airport is 40-minute drive away. The Medanta is 8.8 miles.

Elegantly furnished rooms are fitted with a 42-inch LED satellite TV, a plush seating area and a writing table. The en suite bathroom comes with a rain shower cubicle, bathtub and free bath amenities. Free WiFi access is available.

Guests at Hyatt Regency can enjoy refreshing workouts at the 24-hour gym and utilize the business centre. Other facilities include a spa 24-hour front desk, car rental services and airport shuttle services at a surcharge.

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Jaipur


Golden Tulip Jaipur

Offering a fitness centre and a massage parlour, Golden Tulip Jaipur is located within 1.2 miles from the Jaipur Railway Station and the Jaipur Bus Station. For any assistance, guests can approach the 24-hour front desk.

Modern, air-conditioned rooms here will provide you with a flat-screen satellite TV, seating area and a minibar. There is also an electric kettle. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms also come with a hairdryer and free toiletries.

At Golden Tulip Jaipur you will find a concierge desk, terrace and a bar. Other facilities offered include meeting facilities, a tour desk and luggage storage. A meeting/banqueting and business centre is available. A car can be rented for sightseeing. The property offers free parking.

The architectural marvel of City Palace, Nahargarh Fort and the Amer Fort are within 5.6 miles from the property. The Jaipur International Airport is 6.8 miles away.

Marigold Restaurant serves Indian, Continental and Chinese specialties while Jaies Café is a coffee shop. Refreshing beverages can be enjoyed at Safa Bar & Lounge. Room service is available for private dining.

Trident Hotel Jaipur

Luxurious 5-star accommodation and service awaits at Trident Jaipur, which boasts breathtaking views of peaceful Mansagar Lake and the Aravalli Range. It houses a large outdoor pool with loungers, pool bar and fitness facilities. Free WiFi is available in the rooms of the property.

Spacious rooms open out to private balconies overlooking the lake or the hotel’s landscaped grounds. In-room comforts include a flat-screen TV, a bathtub and separate shower.

Trident Jaipur is 1 miles from majestic Nahargarh Fort and 2.5 miles from Jal Mahal and lively Bapu Bazaar. It has free parking and is 13 miles from Jaipur Airport. The Jaipur Railway Station is 6.2 miles.

Offering 24-hour reception, staff can provide concierge and childcare services. The resort also has a business centre, a children’s playground and club, as well as, barbecue facilities.

Poolside barbecues can be enjoyed at The Verandah while Jal Mahal offers hearty buffets in elegant Indian-style interiors. Mansagar is ideal for an after-meal cocktail or nightcap.

Agra


DoubleTree by Hilton Agra

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Agra, is 4.3 miles from Agra Cantonment Railway Station and 8.7 miles from Agra Airport. The Taj Mahal is 2.5 miles from the hotel, while Agra Fort is less than 3.1 miles away. The property is a over 3.1 miles from Sadar Bazaar and around 10.6 miles from Akbar’s Tomb. Mehtab Bagh is 5.6 miles and Fatehpur Sikri is 26.1 miles away.

Rooms include a 42-inch HDTV, minibar, WiFi and large writing desk with ergonomic chair. The guest and deluxe rooms come with three-fixture and four-fixture bathrooms respectively. The one-bedroom suites come with a living area, dining room, powder room and four-fixture bathroom. The Presidential Suite comes with additional features such as panoramic views of the city, walk-in closet and pantry.

Guests can enjoy brilliant views of the Taj Mahal from the outdoor pool. There is a well-equipped fitness center and spa on the property. The hotel is wheelchair friendly and provides babysitting service, cribs and high chairs for children. Other facilities include a 24-hour business center, multi-function hall and a ballroom.

Trident Hotel Agra

Located 0.9 miles from Taj Mahal, Trident Agra features an outdoor pool and 24-hour front desk. A business centre, restaurant and bar are available. Some rooms offer garden or pool views. Free WiFi is available in the rooms of the property.

Air-conditioned rooms are fitted with a minibar, tea/coffee-making facilities and a personal safe. En suite bathrooms include a hairdryer. Each room has a seating area.

Currency exchange and car rental services are available for convenience. There is a beauty salon for guests wishing to pamper themselves. Laundry and ironing services are offered.

European, South East Asian and Indian cuisine is served in the restaurant, which also offers room service. Drinks are served in the bar. Kid meals are available on an additional cost.

Trident Agra is 4.3 miles from Agra Fort and a 20-minute drive from Agra Cantonment Station. Indira Gandhi International Airport is 127.4 miles away


Important Notice

Some useful info about our tours (land packages).


UPGRADED HOTELS AVAILABLE (for an additional fee)

All tours and entrance fees are included

 All taxes are included and NO HIDDEN FEES

 International Airfare is not included, but we can book it for you at very competitive rates

Alterations

A transfer fee may be assessed for alterations to packages, itineraries/tours and suggested arrival/departure dates

Price are based on double occupancy

Prices are per person and based on double occupancy. All prices are expressed in US dollars. Prices for vacation packages are subject to change without notice.

All travel documents are the responsibility of the passenger.

Travel insurance is highly recommended.

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