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ESCORTED TOURS 2018
INDIA “Incredible India” MAURITIUS “Island Bliss”
9 Nights India and 3 Nights Mauritius
Dates: 11-24 Sep 2018
GROUP TOUR 20 PAX Sep 2018
PLACES COVERED: DELHI-AGRA-JAIPUR-MUMBAI-BANGALORE-CHENNAI
3 NIGHTS STAY IN MAURITIUS - FREE
 

 

Day
1
ARRIVE DELHI (BY FLIGHT)
Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. After freshup city tour.
(Early Check In Subject To Availability)

DELHI Morning proceed for Combined City Tour of Delhi.

New Delhi: Visit Qutab Minar, the tallest stone tower in India , built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty; India Gate – A War Memorial Arch. Also drive past the President’s House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings And Connaught Place – the heart of New Delhi and a busy shopping center.

Old Delhi: Visit Raj Ghat and Shanti Vana – the cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India; Red Fort and Chandni Chowk.
Overnight at hotel.

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Day
2
DELHI-AGRA (BY SURFACE APPROX 4 HRS)
Morning after breakfast depart for Agra by surface and on arrival check-in at hotel. After freshup visit the world famous Taj Mahal built by Shah Jahan in 1560 in memory of his queen Mumtaz Mahal to enshrine her mortal remains. This architectural marvel is a perfectly proportioned masterpiece fashioned from white marble that stands testimony to the skill of 20,000 craftsmen brought together from Persia, Turkey, France and Italy and who took 17 years to complete this 'Love Poem in Marble'. (FRIDAY CLOSED)

Agra Fort: Visit the Agra fort containing the halls of private & public audiences & other palaces. Shah Jahan spent here years of confinement at the hands of his son Aurangzeb, looking wistfully at the Taj Mahal from the Fort. Overnight at Hotel.

[Y] Breakfast [X] Lunch [Y] Dinner
Day
3
AGRA-JAIPUR (BY SURFACE APPROX 6 HRS)
Morning after breakfast You will be Driven to Pink city of Jaipur….while Enroute visiting the Fatehpur Sikri, Former Capital of Great Mughal Emperor Akbar to visit the Sikri Fort & Palace, Buland Darwaza and White Marble Shrine of Great Sufi Saint Salim Chishti who blessed Emperor Akbar with a Son. On arrival at Jaipur check into your Hotel. Overnight stay at your hotel.

[Y] Breakfast [X] Lunch [Y] Dinner
Day
4
JAIPUR SIGHSTEEING- LATER JAIPUR/MUMBAI BY FLIGHT
Morning excursion to Amber Fort. Standing tall over a small hillock overlooking the Pink city, Amber is a classic, romantic Rajasthani Fort-Palace. Miniatures painted on the walls depict hunting and war scenes, apart from festivals. Precious stones and mirrors are embedded into the plaster. A major attraction at Amber is the Elephant Ride, all the way up to the Fort entrance.(Own arrangement for elephant ride)

Later halfday The tour begins with a visit to the Maharaja's City Palace,- the former Royal residence,- part of it converted into a museum. One of the major attractions in the museum is the portion known as Armoury Museum, housing an impressive array of weaponry -pistols, blunderbusses, flintlocks, swords, rifles and daggers. Also see the miniature items and old carpets at the Textile Museum. Later visit the Jantar Mantar, which is the largest stone-and-marble-crafted Observatory in the world. Situated near the gate of the city palace, the Observatory has 17 large instruments, many of them still in working condition. Overnight at Hotel.

In time transfer to airport to board INDIGO flight 6E-394 for Mumbai AT 1725 Hrs . Meeting and assistance on arrival at 1920 Hrs and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

[Y] Breakfast [X] Lunch [Y] Dinner
Day
5
MUMBAI SIGHSTEEING
Morning breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast have half day visit to Gateway of India, Mumbai's principle landmark. This arch of yellow basalt was erected on the waterfront in 1924 to commemorate King George V's visit to Mumbai in 1911. Drive pass the Secretariat of Maharashtra Government and along the Marine Drive which is fondly known as the 'Queen's Necklace'. Visit Mani Bhavan, where Mahatma Gandhi stayed during his visits to Mumbai. Drive past the Victoria Terminus, the principal railways station of Mumbai, a beautiful building that symbolise the ethos of the Edwardian architecture, well worth a photo stop. At the Church gate station see the Dabbawala’s- a unique tiffin delivery service run by over 5000 semiskilled workers of delivering lunch to corporate executives from their homes. Visit the 'Dhobi Ghat', an open laundry where Mumbai's 'dirties' are scrubbed, bashed, dyed and hung out to dry - a nice photography stop well worth a visit. Visit the ISKON Temple devoted to Lord Krishna in time for the noon aarti and then continue to the colourful Crawford market andFlora fountain a large bustling square, in the heart of the city. Overnight at hotel.

[Y] Breakfast [X] Lunch [Y] Dinner
Day
6
MUMBAI-BANGALORE (BY FLIGHT)
In time transfer to airport to board GO AIR flight G8-323 for Bangalore at 1430 Hrs . Meeting and assistance on arrival at 1610 Hrs and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

[Y] Breakfast [X] Lunch [Y] Dinner
Day
7
BANGALORE SIGHSTEEING
Morning after breakfast proceed for half day sightseeing tour of the "Garden City" visiting the Lal Bagh laid out by Tipu Sultan and his father in the 18th century which has a variety of old trees, fountains, lotus pools, terraces and an assortment of tropical and sub-tropical herbs. Also visit the Bull Temple and drive past the Government Secretariat, Vidhan Soudha (Legislature building) and Cubbon Park. Overnight at hotel.

[Y] Breakfast [X] Lunch [Y] Dinner
Day
8
BANGALORE-CHENNAI (BY LALBAGH EXPRESS (12068), 0645-1215HRS)
In time transfer to station to board train for Chennai. Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

[Y] Breakfast [X] Lunch [Y] Dinner
Day
9
CHENNAI SIGHTSEEING
Morning after breakfast proceed for half day city sightseeing tour includes a visit to the Government Museum and Art Gallery, to see the art and bronze gallery (closed on Fridays and public holidays) and also a visit to the famous 16th century Kapaleeshwarar temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, sacred to Tamil Shivaties. Non-Hindus are only allowed up to the outer courtyard. Later drive past Fort St. George, Marina Beach and San Thome Cathedral. Overnight at hotel.

[Y] Breakfast [X] Lunch [Y] Dinner
Day
10
DEPART CHENNAI (BY FLIGHT)
In time transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination…

[Y] Breakfast [X] Lunch [X] Dinner
City Nights Hotels Ratings
Delhi 01 Holiday inn mayur vihar 4
Agra 01 Howard plaza 4
Jaipur 01 KK Royal 4
Mumbai 02 Ambassdor 4
Bangalore 02 Chancery 4
Chennai 02 Ambassdor Pallava 4
Tour Cost
Per Person Sharing Per Person Single Based on
R19,000   20 PAX

Per Child From Cost
   
Inclusion / Exclusion

COST INCLUDES INTERNAL AIRFARES - JAIPUR/MUMBAI, MUMBAI/BANGALORE

Inclusion
  • 9 nights India, 3 nights Mauritius
  • 4 Star Hotels in Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai
  • Breakfast and Dinner daily


  • Terms and Conditions
    • All prices quoted are per person sharing based on group size.
    • All group tours are subject to African Link Travel & Tours terms and conditions
    • Prices are subject to currency fluctuations
    • Visas are subject to country requirements
    • All indicated entrance Fees are included
    • All meals indicated are included
    • Tours conducted by experienced Tour Manager
    • All flights ex Johannesburg
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    • Full payment required 30 days before tour departure date.

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