This package is available from Rs. 34,350 total price per person on twin sharing. Prices are valid until March 2013.
Discover some of India’s most famous highlights with your own bespoke itinerary on our fantastic value Golden Triangle India tour.
Delhi – Agra – Jaipur
Enjoy your own private Indian tour and stay in Mahindra Homestays Award Winning pan India network of homestays with this bespoke itinerary. Discover the real India, staying in beautiful family homes where you are assured of a warm welcome and delicious, genuine home cooked cuisine.
Day One: Delhi
On your arrival in Delhi you will be transferred to the Banyan Tree homestay where you will enjoy the warm hospitality of your host Mamta Sharma. The homestay is an oasis of calm with the whole city bustling close by. Suggested activities for the day include discovering the Indian art of Henna application*, participating in an Indian cooking class* or shopping in the local art and craft shops**.
Day Two: Delhi
Spend your second day in Delhi exploring and discovering some of its most famous sites. Visit the Lotus Temple**, Qutub Minar**, Lodhi Garden** and the Red Fort**. Your own private driver will be available all day to take you directly to the sites you choose to visit. When you have had your fill of Delhi’s historic sites come back home to relax in the garden or enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool. Fitness freaks can choose to sweat it out in the gym or play a game of croquet.
Day Three: Agra
Get an early morning start to Agra and this gives you an opportunity to visit Mathura Krishna Temple** on the way. Lunch at one of the ‘Dhabas’ on the way and reach Agra. Visit the Agra fort** before you end the day. Spend the night at the delightful Garden Villa, where you can enjoy tea in their lovingly maintained garden.
Day Four: Agra
Today spend the early part of the day visiting Fatehpur Sikri** and the iconic Taj Mahal**. Your driver will be available to take you to all the sights you wish to visit. There are some lovely gardens in Agra to see. Retire to your homestay in the evening and let your hosts teach you some local Indian delicacies in your own personal cooking class*** preparing a traditional North Indian meal that you can then enjoy for dinner.
Day Five: Jaipur
Today is an early start to Jaipur, Rajasthan’s famous ‘Pink City’. You will reach Jaipur by late afternoon where you will check into your next homestay, Madhu Pushp Bhawan. This majestic Rajasthani house is full of history and heirlooms, with a large lawn, fountain and pagoda where you can relax. Spend the rest of the day with a walk around the colourful bazaars of Jaipur and the City Palace complex with the delicate Palace of Winds and an interesting medieval observatory**. Evening is free to roam the markets of the old city or see a bollywood movie at the art deco cinema hall of Raj Mandir**.
Day Six: Jaipur
You can start your day with an early morning yoga session***. After breakfast head out to the magnificent Amber Fort** where you can have the experience of traveling on elephant back to the top of the hill where the fort is situated. Spend the afternoon can be spent visiting the battle fort of Jaigarh** and Tiger fort**. Have an evening of entertainment and elaborate dinner at Choki Dhani**.
Day Seven: Delhi
Your driver will return you back to Delhi for your flight back home, hopefully feeling refreshed having discovered true Indian hospitality.
Your Golden Triangle India Tour includes:
Six nights accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis, with your choice of a delicious home cooked Indian meal at either lunch or dinner time daily. A private driver will be available for all ground transfers which includes airport pick up and drop off, inner city travel and sightseeing throughout the day. You will also be able to enjoy complimentary internet access, laundry services and tea or coffee anytime during the day as part of the package.
GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR PRICE
This package is available from Rs. 34,350 INR total price per person on twin sharing. Price is valid until March 2013.
Mahindra Homestays have prepared this special seven day itinerary to capture the highlights of India’s famous Golden Triangle. Instead of sharing the experience with a large group of tourists you will be able to enjoy your own private tour which can be tailored to suit your requirements. This itinerary offers fantastic value and responsible tourism.
You may want to add on:
- 2 nights in Udaipur, 2 nights in Jodhpur and 2 nights in Pali – if you would like to cover a little more of Rajasthan
- 2 nights in Corbett National Park for wildlife
- 2 nights in Nainital for some trekking and mountains
- 2 nights in Chandigarh and 2 nights in Amritsar – for Punjabi food and culture. Amritsar has the world famous Golden Temple.
Mahindra Homestays have prepared this special nine day itinerary, which can be tailored to suit your requirements. Instead of sharing your experience with a large group of tourists you will be able to enjoy your own private tour using local drivers and staying with Indian families in their beautiful homestays. Enjoy their warm hospitality and delicious home cooked cuisine as they share local highlights that you won’t find in any guidebook. This itinerary combines fantastic value with responsible tourism.
*Suggested activities within homestay – on chargeable basis. Will need prior booking.
**Suggested activities or sightseeing in destination – not included in package price. Subject to timings and availability and weather. Mahindra Homestays is not responsible for any changes or uncontrollable factors
***Complimentary activities in the homestays that are part of the package.
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The package can be customized according to your needs and interests. For telephone enquiries please call:
- Local call from UK 02031408422
- Local call from within India 1800 425 2737
- Other destinations call 1800 4252737
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