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The best way for a first-time visitor to experience India's must-see destinations. Discover the contrasts of Old and New Delhi. Travel to the historic city of Agra to see the Taj Mahal. Explore the beautiful palaces and architecture of Jaipur.
Discover architectural masterpieces in Delhi, Old and New
Watch a spectacular sunrise over India's most famous landmark, the Taj Mahal
Journey through the historical wonders of the ‘Pink City’
Enjoy exploring the beautiful Amer Fort
Our Golden Triangle itinerary has been intricately designed for those who wish to see iconic sites and magnificent treasures. You'll travel with the assurance that all your arrangements are taken care of, with international flights, accommodation and all the touring listed below. You will be accompanied by our industry-leading National Escorts whose unparalleled knowledge and talent will turn your tour into an unforgettable experience.
Fly to Delhi for a two-night stay.
Sightseeing begins with a drive past the Red Fort and a walk through Chandni Chowk Bazaar to Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque. You will also have a brief stop at India Gate and visit the Lakshmi Narayan Hindu Temple, Humayun’s Tomb and Connaught Place Markets.
Leave Delhi this morning and drive to the historic city of Agra, visiting Sikandra en route to see the marble Tomb of Emperor Akbar.
Rise early to view the Taj Mahal in all its glory at sunrise. The Taj Mahal was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his third wife and is Agra’s most famous monument to love. Later, visit a marble inlay workshop and the Agra Fort. After dark return to the fort to enjoy a spectacular sound and light experience.
Travel to Jaipur, stopping at the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri en route. The next stop is Abhaneri village to see the Chand Baori Stepwell and marvel at this ancient construction. Afterwards continue to Rajasthan’s capital, Jaipur.
Begin with a photo stop at Hawa Mahal, also known as the ‘Palace of the Winds’, before travelling to the impressive Amer Fort. Continue to the City Palace, Jantar Mantar Observatory and the local bazaar.
Travel back to Delhi, where tonight you'll enjoy a farewell meal with you group.
After breakfast enjoy some free time to shop and pick up last minute souvenirs. Return to your hotel where you will have some time at leisure before transferring to the airport for your flight to New Zealand, arriving home the following day.
All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price. Our tour prices are from prices based on per person, twin share and are subject to the availability of specific economy class fare levels. If the dates we have available for this tour don't suit your needs, or you are not sure travelling as part of a group is for you, maybe a Private Tour would be more ideal.
Most nationalities require a visa when travelling to India. Travellers should arrange visas well in advance of departure. Unlike many other tour operators, we include your visa in the price of your tour. We handle the entire application process – all you need to do is complete the paperwork and send your passport to us eight weeks prior to departure. We are always on hand to help you with any queries you may have while completing the application form.
While travelling overseas, the Wendy Wu Tours contact number during business hours is +64 9 975 8117. Emergency Assistance (24-hours) is 0044 1888 288 288. You will find mobile phone coverage to be quite high throughout Asia. We recommend contacting your mobile carrier if you intend to use international roaming during your holiday and ensure you investigate all associated call and data costs before you leave New Zealand. Some hotels may have Wi-Fi, which usually comes at a cost.
Tipping is an expected element in the tourism industry today and India is no exception. We have established a tipping system whereby every passenger gives a set amount to the National Escort who will distribute the amount appropriately. On multi-country tips, this amount will be paid in stages on arrival in each country. If there is no National Escort, you will need to give your money to your Local Guides and tipping amounts for each city will be shown in your final itinerary. The amount is calculated for each tour. We will indicate the tipping amounts in your final documents for guidance.
Shopping is a fun and entertaining component to any travel adventure. In keeping with most people’s interests while on holiday, your tour includes a reasonable number of opportunities to shop for local goods and souvenirs. Included are visits to establishments that provide locally produced goods, unique to your destination. Witness the creation of these products, and see first-hand how their production supports the local economy. As most travellers like to take home souvenirs, we ensure the shops you visit have a reputation for quality, honesty, and authenticity.
We aim to cater to the tastes of the majority of people and so the food is not too spicy or too unusual. Breakfast at your hotel includes local and western dishes. A myth about India is that the food is of poor quality and always spicy. This is definitely not the case! In addition, a great deal of Indian cuisine is vegetarian. Drinks are at your own expense. Beer is widely available. Bottled drinking water and soft drinks are widely available – you should only have ice, juices, or lassies from a trusted source that uses boiled or bottled water.
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