Get a better taste of Indian colour and culture and pay R3985 per person sharing in a twin room for an eight-day Indian Golden Triangle Tour.
Experience the richness of Indian culture and colour with a classic short tour that takes in Delhi, both old and new, the famous Taj Mahal and the stunning Pink City of Jaipur. With experienced guides to lead you through the sights, feast your form on all the stunning scenery and fantastic culture of Agra, Jaipur and all of the buildings and rural life. With accommodation in three and four star hotels, as well as horse-cart and exotic elephant rides to historic and beautiful sights, the Taj Express tour is the best way to experience all that India has to offer.
The Taj Express Tour:
Day one – New Delhi: After your arrival in Delhi, an airport transfer takes you to your hotel, where you have free time for the rest of the day.
Day two – Old Delhi: After a Welcome Meeting, enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour of Delhi, taking in the impressive Red Fort, India’s oldest and largest mosque, Jama Masjid, the site of Ghandi’s cremation and more. In the evening, enjoy a group Namaste Dinner at a restaurant specialising in classic Indian cuisine before returning to the hotel.
Day three – Agra: Depart Delhi for Agra, and take a horse-cart or motorised buggy ride to the Taj Mahal, visit Agra fort and experience some of India’s finest architectural scenery.
Day four – Jaipur: Leave Agra for Jaipur and en-route, visit the abandoned and ghostly former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri. Enjoy lunch at Udai Vilas Palace in Bharatpur before taking a walk through the nearby rural village Peharsar and visit a cotton trading/tailor shop where you can get clothing tailored for delivery to your hotel
Day five – Jaipur: Enjoy an optional early-morning balloon flight over the pink city of Jaipur, followed by an exotic elephant ride to the lofty 16th century Amber Fort for a tour of the Rajput extravaganza. Later in the afternoon, tour the City Palace, which boasts an interesting museum of regal attire and Jantar Mantar, an ancient astronomical observatory.
Day six – Surajgarh: Drive to the semi-desert Shekhawati region to see the beautiful painted havelis (mansions) constructed by wealthy merchants in the 18th and 19th centuries, stroll through the village and take some time off to relax.
Day seven – New Delhi: Return to Delhi and relax for the latter part of the afternoon.
Day eight – New Delhi: Check out of the hotel and get transferred back to the airport for your flight home.
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