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INDIA'S GOLDEN TRIANGLE 6 NIGHTS PRE TOUR

We are pleased to present this unique opportunity to combine a fabulous 7-night cruise exploring lower Ganges and a 6-night tour of the Golden Triangle visiting most popular cultural gems in historic Delhi, Agra, the Taj Mahal and the imposing capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur.

This is a private tour.

 

DAY 1

ARRIVAL NEW DELHI

Welcome to India! Transfer from airport to your hotel. Rest of day at leisure.

Rest of day at leisure.

Meals: none.

DAY 2

CITY TOUR OF DELHI

Today’s tour includes heritage rich Old and New Delhi including a Heritage Walk inside India’s largest Mosque ‘Jama Masjid’ built in 1644 AD showcasing finest Islamic style of architecture. Explore real life of Old Delhi through maze like streets of the iconic Ancient Bazaar ‘Chandni Chowk’ and Asia’s largest Spice Market. Experience colonial-era at ‘Lutyens Delhi’ including Mahatma Gandhi Museum ‘Birla House’, Temple ‘Bangla Sahib Gurudwara’ and volunteer inside its holy Community Kitchen that daily feeds over 10,000 devotees, pilgrims and homeless. Visit Ceremonial Boulevard ‘Raj Path’ to witness ‘Sir Edwin Lutyens’ finest works from 1920’s British Raj Era including Colonial Government Buildings, India Gate, President and Parliament House from outside. Journey to the City Centre Market ‘Connaught Place’ named after the ‘Duke of Connaught’ and surrounds the central park of Delhi.

Transfer back to your hotel.

Meals: breakfast at your hotel.

DAY 3

AGRA

Drive to Agra, the Mughal Era city that is home to the wonder of the world ‘Taj Mahal’! After check-in at the hotel, continue with a Heritage Walk inside India’s finest Mughal fortress The Red Fort of Agra, an acclaimed UNESCO heritage site and the imperial residence of 16th century rulers of the ‘Mughal Dynasty’. If time permits, visit marble workshops renowned for finest Mughal artwork. Enjoy traditional Indian Chai Tea prepared and served on-spot along with Indian delights.

Meals: breakfast at your hotel.

DAY 4

AGRA - JAIPUR

Start the day with a Sunrise Grand Tour of the Taj Mahal, which was built in 1630 by Mughal Emperor ‘Shah Jahan’ in memory of his beloved wife ‘Mumtaz Mahal’ who died giving birth to their 14th child.

Continue the jewel of India’s crown, the royal heritage state of Rajasthan, and arrive in its pink colored capital city ‘Jaipur’. Enroute visit spectacular Underground Step-wells ‘Chand Baori’ that lie hidden deep in the village of ‘Abhaneri’. This 10th century built zigzagged stepwells is a geometric wonder where Royals used to picnic, and today a popular spot through the film ‘Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’. Check-in at your hotel in Jaipur.

Meals: breakfast at your hotel.

DAY 5

JAIPUR

Begin the day with a morning ceremony of Indian turbans and stoles. Explore the uphill located Amber Fortress, a “must see” of Jaipur. Built in the 16th century by Rajput commander ‘Raja Man Singh I’, the fortress offers magnificent hilltop views with an intricate Mirror Palace and fine blends of Hindu- Rajasthani architecture. Next a photo-stop outside the Water Palace ‘Jal Mahal’ located in the center of ‘Man Sagar Lake’ housing various migratory birds. Arrive in the heart of the Old City to visit the Astronomical Observatory ‘Jantar Mantar. Visit the residence of the Royal Family locally called Jaipur City Palace and Museum. Built in 1700 AD by ‘Raja Jai Singh II’, this Palace is a paradise of Royal heritage history as it houses rare galleries from the British Raj and Rajput Era. Later, take a walking tour through Jaipur’s most colorful bazaars. Visit Jaipur’s most distinctive landmark: The Palace of Winds, ‘Hawa Mahal’ built in a unique pink-colored beehive design that is certainly hard to miss.

Meals: breakfast at your hotel.

DAY 6

JAIPUR - DELHI - KOLKATA

Travel back to Delhi (5 hrs) for your domestic flight to Kolkata. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.

Meals: breakfast at your hotel.

DAY 7

KOLKATA DEPARTURE

Transfer to your ship.

Meals: breakfast at your hotel.

5 STAR SELECTION

The Imperial Delhi

Chosen as India’s best ‘Luxury Historical Hotel’ by World Luxury Hotel Awards 2015, The Imperial is an iconic property in Delhi in the heart of the capital, reminiscent of the halcyon days of the Raj. A luxury hotel with an iconic and awe-inspiring heritage interwoven in colonial elegance, it dwells in its modern delivery of old-style class and magnificence. Built in 1931 by Blomfield, one of Sir Edwin Lutyen’s associates and inaugurated by Lord Willingdon in 1936, it is New Delhi’s landmark Hotel. The Hotel is steps away from Connaught Place, the renowned shopping district and is very close to the city’s major attractions.

Imperial Room

Janpath Lane, Connaught Place, New Delhi, 110001, India

Tel: +91 11 23341234

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The Radisson Blue, Agra

The Radisson Blu Agra Taj East Gate is within walking distance of the breathtaking Taj Mahal, one of the world’s most iconic landmarks. You’ll also be close to the red sandstone walls of Agra Fort, the exotic birds of Keoladeo National. Enjoy the refreshing rooftop infinity pool overlooking the Taj Mahal, a rejuvenating spa, a well-equipped fitness center.

Deluxe Taj Facing Room

Taj East Gate Road 28200, Agra, India

Tel: +91 562 2335555

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Taj Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur

Step into a 270-year-old Indo-Saracenic architectural masterpiece set amidst landscaped Mughal gardens at Taj Jai Mahal Palace in Jaipur. At this luxury heritage palace hotel, you experience unparalleled opulence with tantalizing comforts. Perfectly located downtown in the heart of the Pink City in Civil Lines, you are close to the main shopping areas and prime historical sites such as Amber Fort, HawaMahal and City Palace.

Luxury Room

Jacob Road, Civil Lines, Jaipur, Rajasthan – 302006, India

+91 141 6601111

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Oberoi Grand Kolkata

Fondly known as The Grande Dame of Chowringhee, The Oberoi Grand is situated in a prime location, unrivalled by other luxury hotels in Kolkata, near the central business district, bustling markets and cultural landmarks of the city. Dating back to the late 1880s, The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata was frequented by the country's leading figures during colonial times.

Deluxe Room

15, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata - 700 013, India

Tel: +91 33 2249 2323

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OBEROI SELECTION

Oberoi New Delhi

The Oberoi, New Delhi is an iconic luxury 5 star hotel, located in the centre of India's cosmopolitan capital city. The hotel has 220 rooms and suites inspired by Lutyens' New Delhi design, with authentic furnishings and handpicked artwork. All feature large picture windows which frame unmatched views of Delhi Golf Course on one side and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Humayun's Tomb on the other.

Deluxe Room

Dr. Zakir Hussain Marg, New Delhi - 110 003, India

Tel: +91 11 2436 3030

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Oberoi Amarvilas Agra

The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra enjoys an unrivalled position amongst luxury hotels in Agra, being located just 600 metres from the iconic Taj Mahal. Each of the rooms have uninterrupted views of this ancient monument to love, while elements of the layout and design pay homage to its Mughal splendour. The hotel is approached along a sweeping driveway, verdant with native trees and lit by flaming torches. Just inside, a Mughal style quadrant is ornamented with cascading fountains and framed by an arched passageway and gold leaf frescoes.

Premier Taj View Room

Taj East Gate Road, Agra – 282001, India

Tel: +91 562 2231515

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Oberoi Rajvilas Jaipur

The Oberoi Rajvilas is unique amongst hotels in Jaipur; a royal resort set in a breathtaking thirty two acre oasis of beautiful landscaped gardens, filled with beautiful trees and exotic birdlife. Built around an 18th century Shiva temple where guests can experience chanting with a Hindu priest, meditation and morning yoga, The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur is a haven of mystical peace and natural serenity.

Premier Room

Babaji Ka Modh, Goner Road, Jaipur - 302 031, Rajasthan, India

Tel: +91 141 268 0101

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Oberoi Grand Kolkata

Fondly known as The Grande Dame of Chowringhee, The Oberoi Grand is situated in a prime location, unrivalled by other luxury hotels in Kolkata, near the central business district, bustling markets and cultural landmarks of the city. Dating back to the late 1880s, The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata was frequented by the country's leading figures during colonial times.

Deluxe Room

15, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata - 700 013, India

Tel: +91 33 2249 2323

Visit Hotel Website
Watch Hotel Video on YouTube

Rates include

Six nights accommodation at advertised hotels (or similar), including breakfast, excursion and entrance fees as per itinerary, one domestic flight Delhi – Kolkata including 20kg check-in luggage.

Price per traveller in USD

Accommodation Type Price per Traveller
5 STAR SELECTION
Departures between 01 Dec 18 and 15 Apr 19
Sharing (2 Pax) US$1913.00
Single (1 Pax) US$3458.00
Departures between 16 Apr 19 and 23 Sep 19
Sharing (2 Pax) US$1505.00
Single (1 Pax) US$2550.00
Departures between 24 Sep 19 and 15 Apr 20
Sharing (2 Pax) US$2114.00
Single (1 Pax) US$3797.00
Departures between 16 Apr 20 and 31 May 20
Sharing (2 Pax) US$1665.00
Single (1 Pax) US$2805.00
OBEROI SELECTION
Departures between 01 Dec 18 and 15 Apr 19
Sharing (2 Pax) US$2943.00
Single (1 Pax) US$5647.00
Departures between 16 Apr 19 and 23 Sep 19
Sharing (2 Pax) US$1788.00
Single (1 Pax) US$3146.00
Departures between 24 Sep 19 and 15 Apr 20
Sharing (2 Pax) US$3240.00
Single (1 Pax) US$6208.00
Departures between 16 Apr 20 and 31 May 20
Sharing (2 Pax) US$1965.00
Single (1 Pax) US$3652.00

Note

  • Please advice arrival/departure flight details in order to arrange the transfer accordingly
  • Apply for Indian visa before departure
  • Check in time 14.00 / Check out time 11.00
  • Radisson Blue Agra Compulsory meals: Christmas Eve Gala Dinner (24DEC) USD 68 per person and New Year's Eve Dinner (31DEC) USD 156 per person
  • Radisson Blue Agra, peak surcharge 20DEC-05JAN per room per night USD 99
  • Taj Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur Compulsory meals: Christmas Eve Gala Dinner (24DEC) USD 212 per person and New Year's Eve Dinner (31DEC) USD 283 per person
  • Taj Jai Mahal Palace Jaipur, peak surcharge 20DEC-05JAN per room per night USD 216
  • Oberoi Amarvilas Agra, peak surcharge 20DEC-05JAN per room per night USD 332
  • Oberoi Rajvilas Jaipur, peak surcharge 20DEC-05JAN per room per night USD 903

* Please note that your hotel will be confirmed after we have received your deposit payment. Prices are subject to change. Hotel subject to availability. We will try to offer you an alternate accommodation if the requested hotel would not be available.

Supplements

  • Oberoi Amarvilas Agra - Peak Season Supplement - 20 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 USD332.00 per room per night
  • Oberoi Amarvilas Agra - Peak Season Supplement - 20 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 USD332.00 per room per night
  • Oberoi Amarvilas Agra - Peak Season Supplement - 20 Dec 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 USD332.00 per room per night
  • Oberoi Rajvilas Jaipur - Peak Season Supplement - 20 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 USD903.00 per room per night
  • Oberoi Rajvilas Jaipur - Peak Season Supplement - 20 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 USD903.00 per room per night
  • Oberoi Rajvilas Jaipur - Peak Season Supplement - 20 Dec 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 USD903.00 per room per night
  • Taj Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur - Compulsory meal: Christmas Eve Gala Dinner - 24DEC USD212.00 per person
  • Taj Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur - Compulsory meal: New Year's Eve Dinner - 31DEC USD283.00 per person
  • Taj Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur - Peak Season Supplement - 20 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 USD216.00 per room per night
  • Taj Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur - Peak Season Supplement - 20 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 USD216.00 per room per night
  • Taj Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur - Peak Season Supplement - 20 Dec 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 USD216.00 per room per night
  • The Radisson Blue, Agra - Compulsory meal: Christmas Eve Gala Dinner - 24DEC USD68.00 per person
  • The Radisson Blue, Agra - Compulsory meal: New Year's Eve Dinner - 31DEC USD156.00 per person
  • The Radisson Blue, Agra - Peak Season Supplement - 20 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 USD99.00 per room per night
  • The Radisson Blue, Agra - Peak Season Supplement - 20 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 USD99.00 per room per night
  • The Radisson Blue, Agra - Peak Season Supplement - 20 Dec 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 USD99.00 per room per night

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