5 Nights Private Golden Triangle Tour (Delhi Agra and Jaipur)
SGD $1150 per person
Package Includes :
- International airfare Singapore – Delhi – Singapore by Singapore Airlines
- Airport transfers and all transport costs in chartered transport as per the itinerary from Delhi airport to Delhi Airport
- Hotels as indicated in the itinerary with all meals provided in hotels & restaurants.
- Entrance charges to the places of interest as mentioned in the itinerary.
- 1000 ml of bottled water per person per day.
- Odyssey Manager* from Delhi airport to Delhi airport.
Package Excludes :
- Fuel surcharge and airport taxes
- Indian visa and all expenses of personal nature like drinks, telephone calls etc.
- And any other expenses paid due to any change in dates and itinerary.
- Travel, medical & evacuation insurance or any expenses associated with medical and evacuation expenses if any.
Entrance Charges Included:
|Taj Mahal and Agra Fort||Fatehpur Sikri||City Palace, Observatory, Amer Fort and Elephant Ride||Qutub Minar|
|Standard||Sarovar Portico||Royal Orchid Central / Sarovar Portico||Radisson Blu Dwarka|
Day 1: Arrival, DELHI – AGRA (210 km, 4 hours)
Arrive at Delhi airport by Singapore Airlines morning flight or Air India. On arrival, drive 200km (4 hours) to Agra. In the 16th and 17th century Agra was the capital of India. Most of its monuments and forts are constructed in that era. (LD)
Day 02: AGRA – JAIPUR (235 km, 5 hours)
Early morning, visit one of the 7 wonder of the World, Taj Mahal, the beautiful white marble architecture was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, died during the birth of their 14th child. Visit Agra Fort, the crescent shaped fort was commissioned and construction with deep moats surrounding the outer 2.4 km wall facing the river and provide good view of Taj Mahal. The fort was built by Great Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D. On completion visit shops with craftsman working on marble inlay and carpet weaving. After lunch, drive to Jaipur, 237 Km/over 5 hours drive, en route visiting the world heritage monument of Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory), built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar, it was the capital of the Mughal Empire for 10 years. Drive to Jaipur and check in your hotel. (BLD)
Day 03: JAIPUR
Drive to Hawa Mahal for photo stop and then driver to Amber Fort and ride on Elephant to the entrance gate of the classic, romantic Rajasthani Fort Palace. The rugged, time-ravaged walls of the Fort may not look beautiful from the outside, but the interiors are the virtual paradise. Miniatures painted on the walls depict hunting and war scenes, apart from festivals. Precious stones and mirrors are embedded into the plaster. Visit Jag Mandir or the Hall of Victory and famed Sheesh Mahal – a room with all the four walls and ceiling completely embedded with glittering mirror pieces, specially imported from Belgium. Visit semi precious stone cutting and Rajasthani handicraft center.
After lunch we start city tour visiting Maharaja’s City Palace, the former Royal residence, part of it converted into a museum. A small portion of the Palace is still used by the Royal family of Jaipur. Built in the style of a fortified campus, the palace covers almost one-seventh in area of the city. One of the major attractions in the museum is the portion known as Armoury Museum housing an impressive array of weaponry-pistols, blunderbusses, flintlocks, swords, rifles and daggers. The royal families of Jaipur once used most of these weapons. Just outside the Palace, we visit Jantar Mantar – the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in the world. This observatory has 17 large instruments and most are still in working condition. (BLD)
Day 04: JAIPUR – DELHI (265 km, 5 hours)
Early morning 0730 hour, drive to Delhi. On arrival, visit Akshardham Temple and shop around Delhi. Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi epitomises 10,000 years of Indian culture in all its breathtaking grandeur, beauty, wisdom and bliss. It brilliantly showcases the essence of India’s ancient architecture, traditions and timeless spiritual messages. The Akshardham experience is an enlightening journey through India’s glorious art, values and contributions for the progress, happiness and harmony of mankind. (BLD)
Day 05: FLY HOME
After breakfast visit Qutub Minar and Lotus Temple. Built in 1199 by Qutub-ud-Din Qutub Minar, 72.5 meters in height with 379 steps, is one of the most visited tourist spot in Delhi. The diameter at the base is 14.3 meters and at the top floor it is 2.7 meters. The purpose of building this beautiful monument is not very clear as some believe that it was built as a tower of victory to signify the beginning of the Muslim rule in India, while others say it served as a minaret to the adjoining mosque and was used by the muezzins to call the faithful to prayer. On completion drive to visit the lotus temple, built in the shape of lotus, the Asian headquarters of the Bahai faith, open for people from any faith. It has won numerous architectural awards and been featured in hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles.
Day 06: BACK IN SINGAPORE
Arrive in Singapore in the morning. End of tour.