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January, February, March, October, November & December

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Low

GOLDEN TRIANGLE

OVERVIEW

Travel to India for a cultural immersion, as well as explore some of the most historic and culturally rich cities. This tour blends all that is best in the Subcontinent and is ideally suited to the visitor who is short on time. India’s famous Golden Triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur needs no introduction – visit UNSECO world heritage declared monuments – the Taj Mahal, City Palace Jaipur and the stunning Amber Fort, names which echo the former glory of the Mughal and Rajput rulers and which form the nucleus of the tour.

EXPERIENCES AVAILABLE

 Cycling

  • Explore the lanes of Old Delhi on a morning cycling tour

 Private Access / Exclusive exploration

  • Tour of the private quarters of the City Palace in Jaipur

 Gastronomy

  • Cooking demonstration and meal with a local family in Delhi or Jaipur.
  • Street food walk in Delhi or Jaipur

 Textiles

  • Block Printing workshop in Jaipur

Walking tours

  • Walking tour of Jaipur in the morning to witness the city awake

 Community Service:

  • Visit the SHEROES café in Agra that employs acid attack survivors
  • Visit the wildlife SOS Elephant rescue centre in Agra

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

  •  Explore the narrow maze of streets in Old Delhi by cycle-rickshaw
  • Explore the imposing fort at Amer.
  • Marvel at the opulence of the lives of the maharajas as you wander through the City Palace complex in Jaipur.
  • The trip will give you the ability to do things usually not available to tourists.
  • Visit India’s most famous and romantic monument, the Taj Mahal.
  • Tour in a 1956 Dodge Custom Royal Car (In Jaipur)
  • Spend time with elephants in Jaipur

Hotels in this Itinerary

  • ITC Mughal, Agra

    Sprawled over 35 acres of luxurious gardens, and in close proximity to the Taj Mahal, ITC Mughal, a luxury hotel in Agra is a fitting tribute to the great Mughal builders of the past. The only Indian hotel to have won the prestigious Aga Khan Award for its excellent representation of Mughal architecture, it now boasts of a brand new Royal Mughal Suites. This luxury hotel in Agra comprises of 233 opulent rooms and suites, recreating a paradise for the contemporary Mogul- full of splendour and perfection which was the hallmark of the Mughal Dynasty. True to its stately inspiration, ITC Mughal expresses the untrammelled luxury of a royal refuge, with its 5-star luxury accommodation, acres of gardens that bear the mark of the paradisiacal landscaping typical to Mughal gardens with the use of water channels, fruit and flower bearing trees and shaded walkways.

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  • Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra

    Located only 600 meters from the Taj Mahal stands Amarvilas, the Oberoi Groups luxury resort. Here discerning travellers can now appreciate the fabulous Taj Mahal while enjoying world-class luxury. The hotel has been designed to give guests uninterrupted views of the Taj Mahal from all 106 guest rooms and suites. The lobby, bar and tea lounge also offer spectacular views of the world-famous monument. Elaborate gardens, terraced lawns and fountains, reflecting pools and pavilions complement the classical architecture of the hotel. The rooms at Amarvilas uphold the famed Oberoi tradition of luxury and comfort. The distinctive ambience combines old-world charm with state-of the-art conveniences. Each room has an entrance foyer, leading to a walk-in closet and the living area. Burma teak flooring and hand knotted rugs create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The elegantly appointed interiors include an Indian style bed covered with hand woven fabrics, a richly inlaid desk, a luxurious lounge chair with an ottoman, and a marble inlaid coffee table. The bathrooms are luxuriously equipped in white marble and turquoise glass panels, with a separate shower cubicle and a large vanity counter holding deluxe toiletries. All rooms also have the most modern conveniences such as voice mail, a data port for computers, satellite television, digital videodisc players, and in-room electronic safes.

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  • Rajvilas, Jaipur

    The Oberoi Rajvilas is a unique way to experience Jaipur, one of India’s most vibrant and exotic destinations. A luxury resort with its own distinctive character, it revives the gracious lifestyles of India’s legendary Rajput princes. Recreating the magnificence of princely Rajasthan, in a beautiful fort setting, with Jaipur as its backdrop. The Oberoi Rajvilas is set in 32 acres of landscaped gardens with pavilions and reflection pools that create the romance and grandeur of Rajasthan. Rooms, luxury tents and villas with private pools are clustered around private courtyards in a richly embellished fort setting. At the Oberoi Rajvilas superb attention to detail creates a soothing blend of warm, effortless service and harmonious spaces. The Banyan Tree Spa (proven performer of spa treatments from Thailand) at the resort offers a range of spa treatments backed by a compliment of world-class, state-of-the art amenities and traditional Indian hospitality. For those looking for a chilled-out sojourn the pleasures are all in the details of this stunning property with its landscaped gardens and Mughal-Rajasthani architectural features interleaved with the best modern-day comforts that money can buy.

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  • The Claridges, Delhi

    Set in the leafy boulevards of New Delhi, Claridges Hotel is been a landmark in Lutyens Delhi since the 1950’s. Graceful architecture, elegant décor, and a seamless blend of old-world charm and contemporary facilities have made The Claridges, New Delhi one of the best addresses. The 3-floor low rise building has a mildly Art Deco feel to it and a calm understated elegance, in keeping with the spacious bungalows that line the streets of the city. Distinguished guest rooms and suites with their classic, understated décor, the lush landscaped garden with swaying palm trees, and personalised service create a tranquil haven for the business or leisure traveller in the heart of the busy city. The lobby, with its fine double-crescent staircase, sets the tone for the rest of the hotel. There is a somewhat primitive business centre, a swimming pool and a health club. The hotel also has a number of restaurants and a congenial bar. The hotel is within close proximity of the business district, ministries, diplomatic missions, shopping and cultural centres and historical landmarks.

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  • The Imperial, Delhi

    From the time The Imperial opened its doors in the 1930s, when India was beginning to write the last chapters of its saga on independence, there was little space in New Delhi for an Indo- British rubbing of shoulders. The Imperial provided such a space. The Imperial is a fine confluence of a rich historical past and contemporary international appeal. After many restorations, it has managed to preserve its charm, and exudes its former glory. Expect to be impressed with the elegant lobby, with inlaid marble floors, three story atrium, Italian fountains, and British Raj lithographs. Rooms at the Imperial retain the regal flourishes of a wondrous past. High ceilings, large comfortable chairs, impeccable decor and cheerful room service & comforts of more modern world, like TV, telephone, channel music, air-conditioning. The original Frasers and Daniells paintings and the tavern named after them, the symbolically baptized “1911” restaurant and bar, the Royal ballroom were the places where have met and are still as popular today. The Hotel is a jewel of architecture and its location in the heart of the city makes it the ideal venue for tourists around the world.

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  • The Trident Jaipur

    The hotel is built like a Rajasthani Palace and has a relaxed ambience. It is located on the route to Jaipur’s renowned Amer Fort and looks out to the picturesque Aravalli ranges and offers stunning views of the Mansagar Lake and Jal Mahal. Tastefully appointed, the 132 rooms and suites are well-lit and airy and offer all the modern amenities such as a spacious wardrobe, an LCD television and a personal bar. The soothing views are perfectly complemented by a selection of wellness and recreation facilities.

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  • The Trident, Agra

    Built around a lovely 6 acres of tropical garden courtyard with Mughal era stone pathways, fountains, sandstone pavilion, and a pool it’s simple, clean and elegant hotel, the Trident is located just a few minutes’ walk from the world-famous Taj Mahal. It has 140 elegantly furnished rooms that include rooms for the physically challenged and a non-smoking section. All rooms are centrally air-conditioned and equipped with modern facilities like a mini-bar, complimentary tea and coffee making facility, direct dial telephone, television set with satellite transmission and a personal safe.

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