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Enjoy the perfect introduction to India's three most popular destinations - Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.
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Five nights accommodation, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified, services of a private car and driver and local English speaking guides.
Daily except Tuesday; 01 Apr - 30 Sep '18
Starting in the capital Delhi, explore winding narrow streets crammed with ancient architecture and bustling medieval bazaars. Head to Agra to witness the Taj Mahal in all its unrivalled glory, explore the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri and venture to the fabled “Pink City” of Jaipur to see the magnificent Amber Fort and the Palace of the Winds.
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A friendly town crammed with palaces and bazaars full of jewellery, textiles and folk-based arts, Jaipur is a favourite with travellers.
Explore Old Delhi with its winding narrow streets crammed with ancient architecture and bustling medieval bazaars.
Visit the legendary Taj Mahal, an immense and beautiful mausoleum covered with intricate marble decorations.
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Upon arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.
Today enjoy an excursion to discover the sights and sounds of Old Delhi. Experience a taste of India’s famed public transport with a cycle rickshaw ride through chaotic streets and the famous Chandni Chowk market. In the afternoon visit New Delhi including Qutab Minar and boulevard Raj Path. (B)
After breakfast drive to Agra where you’ll visit the impressive Agra Fort. (B)
Experience the majestic Taj Mahal at sunrise and then travel via the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri to Jaipur. The “Pink City” of Jaipur is a friendly, busy city crammed with palaces and bazaars full of jewellery, textiles and folkbased arts. (B)
Enjoy a guided tour visiting India’s most photographed building after the Taj Mahal, the Hawa Mahal or Palace of the Winds. Spend some time in the city’s crowded and colourful bazaars that sell a wide variety of artisan goods and semi-precious stones, which are the local speciality. Visit Amber Fort, once the old capital, and explore the hilltop fort complex. Continue to the Royal City Palace and spend time exploring the various rooms and apartments. Later visit one of the five astronomical observatories built by Maharaja Jai Singh, the founder of Jaipur. (B)
This morning transfer from Jaipur to Delhi Airport where your journey ends. (B)
NOTE See page 21 for extensions you can add during or after your Golden Triangle experience.
For a memorable experience why not upgrade your journey by staying at the luxurious Oberoi properties? With serene surroundings, opulent rooms and legendary service, a stay at the Oberoi will definitely enhance your Indian experience. The Oberoi Amarvilas in Agra is located 600 metres from the Taj Mahal, with all rooms offering breathtaking views of this monument.
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