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Golden Triangle of India Holiday Package with Shimla

Duration: 10 Nights/ 11 Days
Theme:Cultural & Heritage & Explorer

Discover the classic rich cultural, historical heritage of India with lofty peaks and enchanting views of the former summer capital of British in India, Queen of Hills - Shimla riding on a Toy Train. Explore the City of Mughals - Agra and witness the legendary symbol of Love "Taj Mahal". Visit the Pink City Jaipur and the Capital City of India Delhi which successfully combines in its fold the ancient & the modern.

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Places visited on Tour:

New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Shimla

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Golden Triangle of India Holiday Package with Shimla Itinerary

Day 1:NEW DELHI ARRIVAL

On your arrival at Delhi airport our representative will escort you to the pre booked hotel. Rest of the day is free to relax or you can explore the vibrant capital city of India.

Day 2: OLD DELHI & NEW DELHI SIGHTSEEING

Meals : Breakfast

Today explore bustling metropolis Delhi which successfully combines in its fold the ancient & the modern. The division between New & Old Delhi is the distinction between the capitals of the British & the Mughals respectively.

We will proceed on a half day Heritage tour of Delhi visiting Red Fort & Jama Masjid the largest mosque in India built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Feel the real flavor of Delhi by shopping at Chandni Chowk. Later visit Rajghat the cremation ground of Mahtama Gandhi.

In the afternoon we will go on tour of New Delhi & visit the 73m - high tower of victory - Qutub Minar built in 1193 by Qutab-ud-din Aibak, Akshardham Temple, India Gate, Connaught Place and the Lotus Temple. You will also get a chance to drive past the President of India's House - Rashtrapati Bhawan, Parliament House and the Government Secretariat Buildings.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 3: NEW DELHI TO AGRA (204 KMS JOURNEY)

Meals : Breakfast

After breakfast we will make our way to Agra, the erstwhile capital of the Mughal Empire. On reaching Agra we will visit the impressive Agra Fort, which boasts some of India's finest Mughal buildings behind its fortified walls. It was built by Emperor Akbar in 1565, and additions were made up until the time of his grandson, Shah Jahan.

Later we travel on to the legendary Taj Mahal. Built by the order of Emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century in affectionate memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz, the Taj Mahal is perhaps one of the most extravagant monuments to love ever built. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 4: AGRA TO JAIPUR WITH FATEHPUR SIKRI (232 KMS)

Meals : Breakfast

Post breakfast proceed for the Capital City of Rajasthan - Jaipur, also known as Pink City. En-route visit the abandoned Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 but was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. Witness the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal & other Palaces which are still preserved in its original glory.

After reaching Jaipur, check in to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore this vibrant and colourful city which is full of cultural heritage. You can do shopping for Rajasthani handicrafts. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5: JAIPUR – AMBER FORT & CITY TOUR

Meals : Breakfast

Post breakfast visit the stunning Amber Fort built in 16th century where we enjoy a tour of the fort's well-preserved interior and grounds. You can ride on an Elephant like a King from the Courtyard to the Fort.

Later visit Hawa Mahal or Palace of winds built by red & pink sandstone built in 1799 by Sawai Raja Pratap Singh & Jaipur City Palace. Jantar Mantar which is a collection of astronomical instruments. It is World Heritage Sight which was built by Sawai Jai Singh. Night stay at hotel in Jaipur.

Day 6: JAIPUR TO NEW DELHI (265 KMS/5-6 HOURS)

Meals : Breakfast

After breakfast we will proceed for New Delhi. On reaching New Delhi, check in to hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Night stay at hotel in New Delhi.

Day 7: NEW DELHI TO SHIMLA (360 KMS/7-8 HOURS)

Meals : Breakfast

On day 7 you have two options, either you go by road to Shimla or you can go by train. A narrow railway links Kalka with Simla. This important rail link was built in 1924 and its toy trains still ply between the two stations.

The Guinness Book of Records 'Rail Facts and Feats' named the Kalka to Shimla railway as "The greatest narrow gauge engineering feat in India". The scenic 96 kilometre journey winds around 919 curves, passes through 20 railway stations and clatters across five level crossings, each to the cacophonous symphony of greetings, tooting horns and the hubbub of Indian life. There are also 102 tunnels to navigate and some 863 multi-arched galleries bridges – similar to ancient Roman aqueducts, to cross where spectacular landscapes of rolling hills, lush valleys and panoramic vistas can be seen.

  • Option-1 (By Road)
  • Post breakfast proceed for Shimla passing through Chandigarh. It is the most famous of the British hill stations and the former summer capital during the British Rule in India. The British called Shimla the "Queen of Hill Stations". Situated in the foothills of the Himalayas along a crescent shaped ridge at an altitude of over 2100 meters derives its name from "Shyamala&quuot; - the goddess Kali. On reaching Shimla check in to your pre booked hotel. Evening at leisure, you can stroll at the Mall Road of Shimla.

  • Option-2 (By Toy Train)
  • In the morning our cab will pick you early in the morning from the hotel and drive towards Kalka. On reaching Kalka transfer to the narrow gauge Himalayan Queen Toy Train to continue your journey on to Shimla.

    Upon arrival in Shimla, our representative will meet you on the station platform and transfer to our hotel for check-in and an evening at leisure. Overnight stay at Shimla.

    Day 8: DAY EXCURSION TO KUFRI & CHAIL

    Meals : Breakfast

    Post breakfast we will drive to Kufri located at a height of 8,600 ft. It is the winter sports capital and during winter, visitors can enjoy skiing. The skiing season is at its best during January and February. Apart from skiing, Kufri is a lovely picnic spot with a beautiful view of the hills around and the snowy peaks.

    Later drive to Chail, it was the summer capital of the Maharaja of Patiala before Independence. The forests near Chail have many species of birds and deer. Chail is known for its cricket pitch, which is the highest cricket ground in the world.

    Return to Shimla in the evening and visit the famous main street, The Mall lined with stately English homes and retaining a quintessentially British look. Night stay at hotel.

    Day 9: SHIMLA

    Meals : Breakfast

    This day is free for you to independently explore Shimla. You can opt for a stroll around the town, drop by the colourful Lakkar Bazaar or hike to the summit of Jakhoo Hill, Shimla’s highest point. Here visitors are rewarded with panoramic views of snow-capped peaks set as a glorious backdrop to the sleepy township of Shimla below. Visit the Advanced Study Institute or Vice regal Lodge. Night stay at hotel.

    Day10: SHIMLA TO NEW DELHI (360 KMS/7-8 HOURS)

    Meals : Breakfast

    After having scrumptious breakfast we will drive back to New Delhi by road. In the evening check in to the hotel for night stay.

    Day11: NEW DELHI DEPARTURE

    Meals : Breakfast

    Finish your breakfast and transfer to the airport for your return journey to home.

    Note: Package can be customized according to your requirements.

    Golden Triangle of India Holiday Package with Shimla Inclusions

    • Accommodation for 10 nights on twin sharing basis.
    • Airport arrival and departure transfers on day 1 and day 11.
    • All transfers & transportation in a private vehicle.
    • Local sightseeing Tour of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur & Shimla.
    • English speaking Indian tour leader for groups of 6 persons or more.
    • Complimentary breakfast.
    • All toll taxes, fuel charges, parking, driver allowances etc.

    • Golden Triangle of India Holiday Package with Shimla Exclusions

      • Monumental Entry charges for Taj Mahal,Amber Fort,Jaipur City Palace.(Can be arranged at prior request)
      • Elephant ride charges at Amber Fort.
      • Personal expenses such as bottled beverage, table drinks, telephone calls or personal equipment like sleeping bags etc.
      • Surcharges applicable during festive season ,fair periods & New Year.
      • Anything not mentioned specifically in inclusion.

    Golden Triangle of India Holiday Package with Shimla Hotels

      New Delhi

      • Almondz Hotel/Sarovar Portico or similar

      Agra

      • Howard Plaza or similar

      Jaipur

      • Umaid Bhawan or similar

      Shimla

      • Willow Banks or simlar

    Golden Triangle of India Holiday Package with Shimla Package Cost

    Golden Triangle with Shimla Tour Package Cost Per Person.

    Rs. 500/- per person will be charged extra for Toy Train ride from Kalka to Shimla.

    No. of Persons Transportation by Package Cost
    02 Etios or Dzire Rs. 46,300/-
    02 Innova Rs.48,600/-
    04 Innova Rs. 36,915/-
    06 Innova Rs.33,200/-

    For more details or to book your package please mail us at sales@discoveryatra.com or call us at +91-9814324607

    Golden Triangle of India Holiday Package with Shimla Terms & Conditions

    • Service Tax as applicable will be extra on total cost.
    • Rates and dates are subject to availability.
    • Discover Yatra will not be responsible for any cancellations due to any political reasons or weather conditions.

    Golden Triangle of India Holiday Package with Shimla Payment Options

    You can book your tours by cash payments at our office or by transferring money in our following account.

    Beneficiary Name: Discover Yatra
    Account No.: 2448201000716
    Bank: Canara Bank
    Branch: Sec - 32, Chandigarh
    IFSC Code: CNRB0002448
    MICR Code: 160015002