India Golden Triangle
5 Nights/6 Days
Day 01: Mauritius/Delhi/Jaipur:
Meet upon arrival with traditional Indian welcome by garland and then straight drive to Jaipur (260 kms / 05 hrs). On arrival check-in at hotel and time for rest. Visit Birla temple without guide - built all in marble and known for its Hindu architecture and bird view of the city, photography at outside albert museum.
Day 02: Jaipur
Amber (palace) fort of local rulers built in the 17th century high up on a hill overlooking a lake. Towers and domes of amber palace are reminiscent of scenes from some fairy-tale. Victory hall is richly decorated with panels of alabaster with fine inlay work of tender colours. You ascend the palace on board gaily-caparisoned elephants. Jaipur city: 18th century city (capital of Rajasthan) is famous as “the pink city”, because of the local rose-pink-sandstone used in its construction. Visit maharaja’s city-palace, situated in the heart of city with charming gardens surrounded by high walls; palace of winds, a uniquely designed five –story structure with tiers of overhanging balconies of pink sandstone.
Day 03: Jaipur /Agra:
Drive to Agra (221 km/5 hrs 30 min) visit Fatehpur Sikri enroute. Its magnificent deserted city, capital of the great emperor Akbar. During his brief stay here, a great complex of forts, palaces and mosques sprang up, but Akbar was finally forced to abandon his dream city due to scarcity of water, and subsequently it became a ghost town. The fantastic tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti, lies under an elaborate marble canopy and is lavishly inlaid with mother-of-pearl. Pm: visit Taj Mahal at sunset: unquestionably the world’s most magnificent monument ever built in 17th century. A colossal, perfectly proportioned mass of white marble, it is a jewel, fashioned over 20 years of hundreds of skilled craftsmen and over 20,000 labourers to float like some fantastic mirage upon the Yamuna
Day 04: Agra /Delhi:
Drive to Delhi (200 kms / 05 hrs). On arrival straight proceed to visit Delhi.
Day 05: Delhi / Mauritius:
Transfer to airport to connecting flight to Mauritius.
The above package includes:
- 5 nights’ accommodation sharing twin with breakfast only
- All tour & sightseeing by coach
- English speaking guide
- Present govt. Taxes
The above package excludes:
- Entrance fees
- Items of personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls, drinks, tips at the restaurant, hotels, porterage
- Visa fees