Mantra Pyramid Private Tour
6 Nights / 7 Days
**SEPTEMBER SPECIAL – $375 off person twin share**
Book by 30 September, 2014 and pay AUD1,755 per person
Valid for travel up to 31 Mar, 2015. Excluding Christmas/NY period.
Experience India and its ultimate symbol of love, the Taj Mahal for an unforgettable 7 day adventure of the traditional Golden Triangle staying at 5 Star properties + a unique haveli experience in Jaipur.
YOUR JOURNEY STARTS IN DELHI, INDIA’S CAPITAL AND LARGEST CITY. SOAK UP THE CULTURE, HISTORY, ARCHITECTURE AND UNIQUE HUMAN DIVERSITY OF DELHI, ONE OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST CITIES. THE FRAGRANCES AND TASTE OF THE FOOD WILL SEDUCE EVEN THE MOST EXPERIENCED GOURMET TRAVELLERS.
Enjoy a luxury stay at Alsisar Haveli. Built in 1892, a nobleman’s townhouse, restored to perfection and tucked away in the Pink city of Jaipur.
Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi and be greeted at airport for transfer to hotel.
Enjoy your first day absorbing the culture, history, beautiful architecture and human diversity of Delhi, one of the world’s great cities. Sample the abundance of foods.
Overnight at Hotel
Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast, we depart for a visit to some of the fascinating sites of Old Delhi including the Red Fort and Jama Masjid.
We`ll wander through some of the crowded alleyways of Old Delhi to absorb the sights, sounds and fragrances.
After lunch we`ll depart for a tour of New Delhi visiting several of its attractions including Raj Ghat – the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, India Gate (War Memorial Arch), the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Qutub Minar and Humayun`s Tomb and other locations. We`ll also drive past President`s House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat buildings and Connaught Place.
Explore old Delhi lanes on a cycle rickshaw.
Overnight at Taj Mahal Hotel or similar
Day 03: Delhi / Agra (200km / 3.5 hrs )
After Breakfast, transfer by surface to Agra.
Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal, described as the most extravagant monument ever built for love, has become the de facto tourist emblem of India.
Evening visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan in 1630 for his Queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains
Overnight at Jaypee Hotel or similar
Day 04: Agra / Jaipur (260kms / 4 hours)
After Breakfast, visit the Agra Fort containing the Pearl Mosque, the Halls of Public and Private Audience. Also visit the Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daullah built by Empress Noorjehan in memory of her father.
Afternoon depart for Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is 40 kilometers west of Agra It was built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water.
Later drive to Jaipur. On arrival check into hotel.
The capital of Rajasthan is popularly known as the `pink city` because of the ochre-pink hue of its old buildings and crenellated city walls. The Rajputs considered pink to be a colour associated with hospitality, and are reputed to have daubed the city in preparation for the visit of Britain`s Prince Alfred in 1853. This tradition and Jaipur`s welcoming, relaxed air continue to this day.
Overnight in Alsisar Haveli
Day 05: Jaipur
After breakfast we leave for the spectacular Amber Fort,on an Elephant Back (subject to availability), a magnificent fortress protecting, in turn, a complex of palaces, temples and exquisite marble & mirror-inlaid halls and apartments.
Afternoon tour of Jaipur – We`ll visit the old city, the Maharaja`s City Palace as well as the Observatory. Then we`ll take a short drive through the residential and business districts and we`ll stop to photograph the Hawa Mahal (Palace of the Winds) along the way.
Overnight in Alsisar Haveli
Day 06: Jaipur
Free day to explore, shop and relax.
Overnight at Alsisar Haveli
Day 06: Jaipur / Delhi (270km / 4.5 hrs)
Morning at leisure.
Depart for Delhi International Airport for onward journey.
End of Tour.
Optional Add on: Ranthambhore National Park Safari Experience AUD799 per person (twin share)
Inclusions: 3 Nights accommodation staying at Dev Vilas, 3 jeep safaris, daily breakfast, visit to local community project supporting tiger conservation.
- Exclusive gift on arrival made by local community exclusive to Mantra Wild supporting conservation.
- Accommodation in all the hotels on twin sharing.
- Daily breakfast.
- Monument Entrance Fees
- Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
- All prevailing taxes like Luxury tax in all hotels and Service tax wherever applicable.
- All transfers to or from hotels, airport, railway station, sight seeing city tours, drives by air conditioned SUV/Minivan with basic English speaking driver.
- Road tax, toll tax, driver’s allowance, parking etc.
- Elephant ride (subject to availability) in Jaipur.
- Breathtaking memories of a lifetime.
- All camera fees.
- Tips & Gratuities & personal expenses.
- Visa Fees & Airport tax or Airport improvement fees
- Travel Insurance
- All Expenses other than mentioned in What Price Includes.
Cost: Normal Price AUD2,129 per person.
Book by 30 Sept and pay AUD1,755 per person
NOTE: SINGLE SUPPLEMENT APPLIES FOR SOLO TRAVELLERS.
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