Tour C: INDIA “2 for 1” Golden Triangle
Delhi, Jaipur, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Taj Mahal
10 Days (8-Night) Deluxe Tour
(Tour No: TFOC )
Day 1 – Hometown / Delhi (via Shanghai)
You will start with a flight from your hometown by WestJet to Vancouver or Toronto, and connect by China Eastern Airlines to Delhi via Shanghai, and you will enjoy your worry-free vacation with the guidance of your Canadian tour escort from Canada.
Day 2 – Arriving Delhi
Take a China Eastern flight from Shanghai to Delhi. Arrive Delhi International Airport, you will be greeted by your India local guide and transferred to hotel. Delhi, the capital of India, is a well laid-out main metropolitan area built by the British in 1911. It blends internationalism and tradition, with many interesting museums and art galleries here.
Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn Gurgaon (5-Star)
Day 3 – Delhi
In the morning, visit some of the interesting sites of Delhi such as Qutub Minar, Humanyu’s tomb which later became the inspiration for Taj Mahal. After lunch, visit President’s Palace, India Gate and National Gallery of Modern Art before the Welcome Dinner with a glass of Indian wine or Indian beer in the hotel. ( B / L / SD )
Day 4 – Delhi
Visit Mahatma Gandhi’s House, Raj Ghat, then to explore the famous “Old Delhi”. Driving past the Red Fort then take rickshaw to Chandini Chowke, and visit Jama Masjid, the largest Muslim mosque in India. After a Kashmiri Food style lunch, visit Bangla Saheb Gurudwara, a Sikh temple. ( B / SL / D )
Day 5 – Delhi ~ Jaipur
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur. In afternoon, visit wood block printing textile emporium, watch a Bollywood movie in the famous Raj Mandir cinema hall. An evening walking tour of the old city markets famous for its glass bangles. Enjoy special dinner with traditional cultural dance ( B / L / SD )
Hotel: Hilton Hotel (5-Star)
Day 6 – Jaipur
After breakfast, an excursion trip to Amber Fort. Enjoy an Elephant ride to the top of the Palace Fort, make a photo stop at Hawa Mahal – a place of winds, a 5 stored building with 25cm thick facade from the 18 century having 953 windows and niches. Visit Wood Block printing textile emporium. A demonstration of the turban tying will take place while taking lunch. Afternoon enjoy the visit of the “Pink City” of Jaipur, and the marble made astronomic instrument Jantar Mantar. Evening visit to a local family and discover the secret of Indian cooking followed by a dinner with them. ( B / L / SD )
Day 7 – Jaipur ~ Fatehpur Sikri ~ Agra
Bus to Agra, en-route visiting Fatehpur Sikri (the Ghost City), the capital of the Mughal Empire between 1570 and 1586. Akbar built the city to celebrate the birth of an heir (the future Emperor Jehangir), but the dryness that plagued Akbar and forced him to abandon his dream city is what has perfectly preserved for our admiration today. Check in at hotel upon arrival in Agra, rest of the day at leisure. ( B / L / D )
Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott (5-Star)
Day 8 – Agra
Early morning visit to the World Heritage Taj Mahal by sunrise, when the light reflects off the marble to give it a magnificent hue. The Taj Mahal was built by Emperor Shah Jahan over a period of 17 years, in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Later afternoon, visit Itmad-ud-daulah and see sun set on Taj Mahal from other side of the river. In the evening, watch Mohabbat-e-Taj show – a play depicting the saga of love which culminated in Taj Mahal. ( B / L / D )
Day 9 – Agra ~ Delhi / Varanasi (By Air)
Morning transfer to Yamuna Expressway to Delhi airport to board the flight to Varanasi. Evening enjoy an exclusive boat ride on River Ganges to see Aarti (Prayer) ceremony. ( B / L / D )
Hotel: Radisson Hotel (4.5-Star)
Day 10 – Delhi / Hometown ( Via Shanghai )
Early morning again boat ride on River Ganges. After breakfast at hotel, sightseeing tour of Sarnath. It is the duty of all Hindus to visit Varanasi, at least once in their lifetime. Varanasi is the Buddhist center of Sarnath, a spiritual place of stupas, shrines and temples, where Budhha preached his first sermon. ( B / L / D )
Extend to Varanasi 4 Days (3-night) Tour or Kathmandu 5 Days (4-night) Tour is available.
*B-Buffet Breakfast L-Lunch D-Dinner SD-Dinner
TFOC Tour Highlights:
- Tour Escort from Canada.
- 5 Star Hotel ( Except Airport hotel )
- All Meals Including
- Delhi, Welcome Dinner in Hotel
- Delhi, Kashmiri Food style Lunch
- Old Delhi, Rickshaw Ride
- Jaipur Special Dinner with Indian Cultural Dance
- Jaipur Elephant Ride
- Jaipur watch Bollywood Movie
- Jaipur Visit Indian local family with Cooking Demo.
- Agra, Mohabbat-e-Taj show in evening
- Agra, Sunset to see “Taj Mahal”
- Farewell Dinner in Hotel.
- Two Bottle of Mineral Water per day.
- No Hidden Surcharge