India's Golden Triangle with Dubai

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India's Golden Triangle with Dubai
11 days from Dubai to Delhi

India’s Golden Triangle Tour begins with a 3-night vacation package in dazzling Dubai. Your visit includes guided sightseeing through the narrow lanes of the historic Bastakiya Quarter, followed by a visit to browse the souks (markets). Exotic spices at the spice souk, explore the gold souk with more than 200 glittering shop windows. The crowning experience in Dubai is an elevator ride to the top of Burj Khalifa—the world’s tallest building.

Fly from Dubai to Delhi, your tour of India begins and ends in the iconic city of Delhi, with overnights in Agra and Jaipur as well. Called the Golden Triangle, these three cities are beloved destinations home to many fascinating and beautiful sites.

In Delhi, see the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, the pink Presidential Palace. Travel through the colorful Chandni Chowk bazaar by rickshaw and visit the ancient steps of Agrasen Ki Baoli. The next day, visit Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar before departing Delhi for Agra. Here, marvel at the splendid Taj Mahal at sunrise as the sun rays reflect changing colors of the spectacular marble monument to love. Visit the colossal red sandstone Agra Fort where Shajahan spent his final days in the pavilion amid the Mughal Palace and Room of Mirrors.

Complete the triangle with two nights in the pink city of Jaipur—home to the legendary Amber Fort. Explore its alabaster Hall of Victory and incredible Chamber of Mirrors. Visit Jantar Mantar and the City Palace Museum to browse ancient art and artifacts. India’s Golden Triangle Tour is a treasure not to be missed!

India's Golden Triangle with Dubai
Itinerary

DAY 1 DUBAI

Welcome to Dubai!

DAY 2 DUBAI

Sightseeing begins with a walking tour through the narrow lanes of the historic Bastakiya Quarter. Next, explore the souks (markets), including the spice souk with its aromas of exotic spices, and the gold souk with its 220 glittering shop windows. Lastly, visit Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. Here, ascend to the At the Top observation deck on the 124th floor for spectacular views and a presentation on Dubai’s history. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Breakfast

DAY 3 DUBAI

Enjoy a full day at your leisure. Your Local Host will be happy to make suggestions on how to make the most of your time.

Breakfast

DAY 4 DUBAI–DELHI, INDIA

Today, fly to Delhi, the capital of India. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Breakfast

DAY 5 DELHI

Your day starts with an orientation drive in Delhi to see the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, and the Presidential Palace. Take a rickshaw ride through the alleys of Chandni Chowk, a captivating bazaar, and visit the ancient stepwell Agrasen Ki Baoli, which has 103 steps and a series of carved chambers and passages. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure.

Breakfast

DAY 6 DELHI–AGRA

Visit Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar, the world’s tallest brick minaret, dating back to the 11th century. After lunch at a local restaurant, travel to Agra and settle in for the evening.

Breakfast/Lunch

DAY 7 AGRA

Visit the famous Taj Mahal. This afternoon, visit Agra Fort, a colossal, red sandstone UNESCO World Heritage Site comprising the spectacular Mughal Palace with audience halls, the Room of Mirrors, and the pavilion where Shahjahan spent his last days.

Breakfast/Dinner

DAY 8 AGRA–FATEHPUR SIKRI–JAIPUR

Today, stop at Fatehpur Sikri, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour the sandstone palaces, elegant courtyards, and victory gate of this ghostly place built in 1569 and deserted by its people when water ran out. After lunch, travel to Jaipur, often referred to as the “Pink City.”

Breakfast/Lunch

DAY 9 JAIPUR

Start with a visit to the legendary Amber Fort, known as the “Sleeping Beauty of Rajasthan.” Next, visit Jantar Mantar and explore the City Palace Museum with its collection of paintings, carpets, weapons, and costumes; then enjoy time at the bustling markets of the old city.

Breakfast/Lunch

DAY 10 JAIPUR–DELHI

Today, drive back to Delhi. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Breakfast

DAY 11 DELHI

Your tour ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast

TRANSPORTATION:

Sightseeing vehicle in Dubai. Private, deluxe, air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.

ACCOMMODATIONS:

DUBAI: ROVE CITY CENTRE/MODERATE FIRST-CLASS

DELHI: JAYPEE SIDDHARTH HOTEL/FIRST-CLASS

AGRA: JAYPEE PALACE HOTEL/FIRST-CLASS

JAIPUR: FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON, CITY SQUARE

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:
Kachhpura Village

Leave the bright lights of Agra behind and visit the ancient village of Kachhpura.

Price Range: $$

JAIPUR
Jaipur by foot

Discover the largest city in Northern India on foot, experiencing local delights and sights.

Price Range:$$

DEPARTURES from: MAR 29/2021 to FEB 28/2022

 

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