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Udaipur with Golden Triangle

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Udaipur with Golden Triangle

$2300

per person

Explore the Lake City of Udaipur and the famous Golden Triangle (Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, including the Taj Mahal) while staying in some of the world’s most famous India Heritage hotels.

Kick off your visit to India’s Golden Triangle. 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 the 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.

Explore Udaipur, City of Lakes, that is known for its history, culture, scenic locations and the Rajput-era palaces. After visiting various fort, palaces and temples; enjoy a scenic boat ride on Lake Pichola.

You will stay at some of the world’s most famous India Heritage hotels. ‘Heritage hotels’ are palaces/castles/forts/havelies/hunting loges/residence built prior to 1950 which have been converted into hotels. This itinerary brings you into the old world of India ambience.

ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

Day 1: Meet Up at Delhi

Day 2: Delhi | Old Delhi

Day 3: Delhi | New Delhi

Day 4: Delhi – Agra | Taj Mahal

Day 5: Agra – Jaipur | Fatehpur Sikri

Day 6: Jaipur | The Pink City

Day 7: Jaipur – Udaipur | Lake City of Udaipur

Day 8: Udaipur

Day 9: Udaipur – Delhi

 

HOTELS

Destination Hotels Rating
Delhi Florence ★★★★ Heritage
Agra Pushp Villa ★★★★ Heritage
Jaipur Ikaki Niwas ★★★★ Heritage
Udaipur Ram Pratap Palace ★★★★ Heritage

 Hotels mentioned are subject to availability at the time of reservation. Hotel check-in time is 2 pm and check out at 12 noon.

 

INCLUSIONS

‣ Airport Transfers

‣ Traditional Garlanding Welcome with Welcome Kit

‣ Hotel Accommodations

‣ Daily Breakfast and All Meals (See tour plan for details)

‣ English-speaking Local Guide

‣ Entrance Fees to Monuments

‣ Elephant Ride in Jaipur to visit Amber Fort. (Jeep Ride is available as an alternative)

‣  A Visit to Cotton Trading or Tailor Shop (excludes personal purchases)

‣ Boat ride on Lake Pichola in Udaipur

1

Meet Up at Delhi

Upon arrival into Delhi, you'll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Relax and enjoy the hotel for the remainder of the day or explore this bustling capital city on your own.
2

Delhi | Old Delhi

Enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour of Old Delhi, taking in the Red Fort, Humayan's Tomb, Jama Masjid - India’s oldest and largest mosque and Raj Ghat - the site of Gandhi’s cremation in Old Delhi. The remainder of the day is free to relax or explore this bustling capital city on your own with an optional add-on private car and chauffeur. Tonight, we enjoy a group Namaste dinner at our hotel.  
  Breakfast    Lunch     Welcome Dinner
3

Delhi | New Delhi

Enjoy a half day sightseeing tour of New Delhi in New Delhi Rajpath and India Gate. The remainder of the day is free to relax or explore this bustling capital city on your own with an optional add-on private car and chauffeur.
  Breakfast    Lunch     Dinner
4

Delhi – Agra | Taj Mahal

Departing Delhi, we make our way to Agra, the erstwhile capital of the Mughal empire. Our first stop here is the impressive Agra Fort, which boasts some of India's finest Mughal buildings behind its fortified walls. Later, we take a motorized buggy to the legendary Taj Mahal and witness a magical sunset. 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.
  Breakfast    Lunch     Dinner
5

Agra – Jaipur | Fatehpur Sikri

En route to Jaipur, we visit the ghostly former Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri, abandoned due to lack of water. As we get closer to Jaipur we stop for a tasty lunch and visit Chandra Haveli, a charming haveli (mansion house) with small courtyard, lawned gardens and rustic appeal carefully restored to the splendor of better farming years (if open, currently under renovation). Once in Jaipur, we visit a cotton trading/tailor shop where you could purchase speedily custom tailored clothing delivered to your hotel before we leave!
This evening a visit to a local village for Choki Dhani, village style dinner.
  Breakfast     Lunch     Choki Dhani Dinner
6

Jaipur | The Pink City

Today take a guided tour of the Pink City. Look out for the snake charmers who dot our route, as we travel to the 16th century Amber Fort. A elephant or jeep transports us to the lofty fort where we’ll enjoy a tour of this Rajput extravaganza. Later in the afternoon we tour the City Palace, which boasts an interesting museum of regal attire and Jantar Mantar, an ancient astronomical observatory.
The rest of the day is free for you to spend at your own leisure. Optional add-on private car and chauffeur is available.
  Breakfast    Lunch     Dinner
7

Jaipur – Udaipur | Lake City of Udaipur

Early morning air flight to Udaipur. On your way from the airport to the Lake City of Udaipur, stop to visit the massive ruins of Chittorgarh Fort, once a bastion of the warrior Rajput caste and home to the beautiful temple of Kalika Mata. Continue to Bijolia Temple, which is actually a complex of Hindu and Jain temples, as well as the remains of a grand palace.
  Breakfast    Lunch     Dinner
8

Udaipur

We take a morning city tour of this walled city renowned for its palaces - the white marble Maharajah’s Palace, the Winter Palace (with its inlaid tile, mirrors and mosaics of peacocks), the Jag Mandir (an eighteenth-century yellow-sandstone palace) and Jag Niwas (an eighteenth-century granite and marble palace). Also, see the Victoria Hall Museum (local historical displays and antiques), Sahelion-ki-Bari garden and the Jagdish Temple. This evening enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola.
  Breakfast    Lunch     Dinner
9

Udaipur - Delhi

After breakfast, depart from Udaipur airport for your flight to Delhi.  The tour comes to an end.  To provide an ample buffer, you are advised to schedule your international flight home to depart at 8 pm (or later) from Delhi. Bon voyage!
  Breakfast

Departures and Prices Guaranteed

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TripCompanion Price Assurance TripCompanion Price Assurance ensures that you always pay the lowest published price for your small group tour - if the price of your tour is reduced after booking, TripCompanion will refund you the difference - guaranteed. Our Price Assurance applies to all group tour  (with the exception of yoga tours) available through TripCompanion USA, excluding international and domestic air fares and extra services. The TripCompanion Price Assurance applies only to 2017-2018 advertised rates on TripCompanion.com for the same program, travel date and accommodation classification. TripCompanion reserves the right to modify or cancel the Price Assurance for future bookings without prior notice.
DATES & PRICING  
DBL OCC SGL OCC Internal Airfare AVAILABLE
Sep 16, 2017 $2,300 $2,810 Call for price Yes
Sep 30, 2017 $2,300 $2,810 Call for price Yes
Oct 14, 2017 $2,300 $2,810 Call for price Yes
Nov 4, 2017 $2,300 $2,810 Call for price Yes
Nov 18, 2017 $2,300 $2,810 Call for price Yes
Dec 2, 2017 $2,300 $2,810 Call for price 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.   Internal Airfare: Minimum Internal air fare subject to current price and seat availability.   Total price = relevant per person price, plus internal airfare, plus any selected add-ons.   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-ON
  • ‣ Kingdom of Dream Show, Delhi    CALL FOR PRICE
  • ‣ Bollywood Dance Lesson, Delhi     CALL FOR PRICE
  • ‣ Private car with Chauffeur – Half Day        CALL FOR PRICE
EXCLUSIONS
  • ‣ 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 other services which are not mentioned in the inclusions

Deposit

A non-refundable deposit is required to hold reservations made 60 days or more before departure.  The deposit consists of the items below.
  • ‣ $500.00
  • ‣ Domestic airfare and taxes
  • ‣ Selected add-on cultural performances