Shimla & Golden Triangle
Discover the lofty peaks and breathtaking views of Shimla on Himalayan Queen “Toy Train” at the Himalayan foothills with an introductory visit to India’s Golden Triangle: Delhi, Agra and Jaipur including the Taj Mahal and elephant/jeep ride.
Shimla is India’s largest hill station and the former summer capital of Raj, British India. Shimla is set in the foothills of the Himalayas along a crescent-shaped ridge at an altitude of over 2100 meters or 7000 ft. Ride the narrow-gauge railway aboard the Himalayan Queen “Toy Train”.
Step into the kaleidoscope of India with us. Delhi is the sprawling capital city of India with beautiful examples of Hindu and Islamic architecture. Explore the walled city of Old Delhi, seat of the Mughal Empire and the British Raj. Visit New Delhi a 20th century metropolis. Agra the heart of the Moghul empire, boasts the unparalleled beauty of the Taj Mahal by Yamuna river. Visit the stunning Pink City of Jaipur, take an elephant or jeep ride to visit the magnificent 16th century Amber Fort constructed of red sandstone and marble.
ITINERARY AT A GLANCE
Day 1: Meet Up at Delhi
Day 2: Old Delhi
Day 3: New Delhi
Day 4: Delhi – Agra | Taj Mahal
DAY 5: Agra | Taj Mahel
DAY 6: Agra – Jaipur | Fatehpur Sikri
DAY 7: Jaipur | The Pink City
DAY 8: Jaipur | Bhangarh
DAY 9: Jaipur – Delhi
DAY 10: Delhi – Kalka – Shimla | Toy Train to Shimla
DAY 11: Shimla
DAY 12: Shimla| Day at leisure.
DAY 13: Shimla – Chandigard – Delhi | Train Ride
Day 14: Depart Delhi
|Agra||Four Points By Sheraton||★★★★|
|Jaipur||Fortune Bela Casa||★★★★|
Hotels mentioned are subject to availability at the time of reservation. Hotel check-in time is 1400 hrs and check out at 1200 noon.
‣ Airport Transfers
‣ Traditional Garlanding Welcome with Welcome Kit
‣ Hotel Accommodations
‣ Daily Breakfast and Most Meals (See tour plan for more details)
‣ English-speaking Local Guide
‣ Entrance Fees to Monuments
‣ Authentic Dinner and Cooking Demonstration in Jaipur with a Local Family
‣ Taj Love Story Cultural Show
‣ Elephant Ride in Jaipur to visit Amber Fort (Jeep Ride is available as alternative)
‣ Train fare in air-conditioned carriage (Delhi to Kalka) and non-air-conditioned first class Kalka to Shimla and Chandigarh to Delhi
Meet Up at Delhi
Delhi | Old Delhi
Breakfast Welcome Dinner
Delhi | New Delhi
Delhi – Agra | Taj Mahal
The legendary Taj Mahal, built by the order of Emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century in affectionate memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz, the Taj Mahal is perhaps one of the most extravagant monuments love has ever built and has no peers.
Agra | Taj Mahel
Agra – Jaipur | Fatehpur Sikri
Jaipur | The Pink City
Breakfast Cooking Demo Dinner
Jaipur | Bhangarh
Jaipur - Delhi
Delhi - Kalka – Shimla | Toy Train to Shimla
Shimla| Day at Leisure
Shimla – Chandigard - Delhi | Train Ride
DATES & PRICING
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|DEPARTURE DATE||DBL OCC||SGL OCC||AVAILABLE|
|Sep 9, 2017||$3,335||$4,170||Yes|
|Sep 20, 2017||$3,335||$4,170||Yes|
|Oct 4, 2017||$3,335||$4,170||Yes|
|Oct 18, 2017||$3,335||$4,170||Yes|
|Nov 1, 2017||$3,335||$4,170||Yes|
|Nov 15, 2017||$3,335||$4,170||Yes|
DBL OCC: Price per person with double occupancy sharing a room in US Dollars. SGL OCC: Price per person with single occupancy room in US Dollars. Total price = relevant per person price, plus selected add-on. Private tours and single-person tours are available with nominal supplement price, call for details. Discount is available for a group of 10 or more, call for details. Prices include all currently applicable taxes.
*OPTIONAL ADD – ONS
- ALL INCLUSIVE MEALS $460
- BOLLYWOOD DANCE LESSON IN DELHI $CALL FOR PRICE
- PRIVATE CAR – HALF DAY WITH CHAUFFUER. $CALL FOR PRICE
- ‣ Any Travel Insurance
- ‣ Medical Expenses
- ‣ Domestic/International Air Fares and Airport Departure Tax
- ‣ Gratuities
- ‣ Laundry Service
- ‣ Telephone Calls
- ‣ Professional camera/video camera fees at monuments
- ‣ All the other services which are not mentioned in the inclusions