Delhi, Jaipur og Agra inkl. Holi Festival

Destinasjon Avreisested Varighet Pris
India Oslo 8 dager fra NOK 14.890,-
Avreiseperiode/dato Overnattingstype Transportform
01-03-2019  -  31-03-2019 Hotell (Spesifisert) Fly
Bli med på en spennende rundreise i India som kombinerer Indias Gyldne Triangel med fargerike Holi Festival i Jaipur.
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Våre reiser i India foregår med privat sjåfør, noe som gjør reisen trygg og fleksibel.

Pris fra kr. 14.890,- pr. person når 2 personer reiser sammen.

Prisen inkluderer:
- Flyreisen Oslo - Dehli t/r (fra de fleste norske byer mot tillegg)
- flyskatter/avgifter
- oppfølging av vår agent på stedet
- overnatting i 7 netter på førsteklassehotell med frokost
- privat bil med sjåfør under hele reisen
- engelsktalende guide ved severdighetene
- inngangsbilletter til parker/monumenter/palasser
- lokal tradisjonell drakt og deltagelse ved Holi Festivali Jaipur

Alle priser gjerler for reise i periodene mars 2019.

Vi gjør oppmerksom på at det er avganger daglig eller flere ganger hver uke til våre reisemål hele året. Kontakt oss gjerne dersom dere ønsker en annen reiseperiode enn det som er nevnt i tilbudet.
Turen kan utvides eller kombineres med flere andre reisemål;  Maldivene, Sri Lanka, Dubai eller Doha.

Golden Triangle (Holi Festival)
Day 01                                  ARRIVAL DELHI
On arrival at Delhi International airport meet and greet by our representative and transfer to the hotel.
Delhi – the capital of India, is a fascinating city with complexities and contradictions, beauty and dynamism, where the past co-exists with the present. Many dynasties ruled from here and the city s rich in the architecture of its monuments. Delhi is not only the present metropolis of India but also a Necropolis. Because of its location, being on the banks of the River Yamuna, many cities have risen and fallen over the last five millenniums.
Overnight in Delhi - The Lalit
DAY 02                                 DELHI
In Morning after breakfast Sightseeing old Delhi
Drive pass historic RED FORT (From outside only). Shah Jehan’s elegant citadel in red sandstone. Very near the Fort is the JAMA MASJID (Friday Mosque), India’s largest mosque, also built by Shah Jahan. Take an interesting rickshaw ride through the famous bazaars of Chandni Chowk, which is adjacent to both the Fort and the Mosque. Also visit RAJ GHAT – the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.
Afternoon sightseeing of New Delhi.
Visit THE TOMB OF HUMAYUN - the magnificent structure in red sandstone and white marble is one of the finest examples of the garden tomb, and a precursor to the Taj Mahal. Its proportionate spaces, double dome and refined elegance are characteristic of Mughal architecture.
QUTAB MINAR, a Tower of Victory which was built in the 12th century by Qutbuddin Aibak. Within its spacious courtyard stands the Iron Pillar, which dates back to the 4th century AD and bears a Sanskrit inscription in the Gupta style. The pillar has puzzled scientists, as its iron has not rusted in all these centuries.
Also drive pass INDIA GATE, the memorial of the First World War and the road that leads from there to RASHTRAPATHI BHAWAN – the residence of the President of India, which is flanked by the houses of Parliament and the Government Secretariat buildings. Overnight in Delhi - The Lalit
DAY 03          DELHI – JAIPUR (258 Kms / 05 1Ž2 Hrs approx)
After breakfast check out and drive to Jaipur.
Jaipur- Beautiful Pink City of Rajasthan, Jaipur, was the stronghold of a clan of rulers whose three hill forts and series of palaces in the city are important attractions. Known as the Pink City because of the colour of the stone used exclusively in the walled city, Jaipur's bazaars sell embroidered leather shoes, blue pottery, tie and dye scarves and other exotic wares. Western Rajasthan itself forms a convenient circuit, in the heart of the Thar Desert which has shaped its history, lifestyles and architecture.
On arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Jaipur - Radisson Blu Jaipur
DAY 04                                 JAIPUR
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel and later proceed for the excursion to AMBER FORT; here you will enjoy the Jeep Ride to reach atop of the palace. Inside the Fort visit the Hall of Victory or Jag Mandir – is the famed Sheesh Mahal – a room with all the four walls and ceiling completely embedded with glittering mirror pieces, which were specially imported from Belgium during that period.
Afternoon visit Maharaja’s CITY PALACE, the former Royal residence, part of it converted into a museum. A small portion is still used by the Royal family of Jaipur. One of the major attractions in the museum is the portion known as Armory Museum, housing an impressive array of weaponry-pistols, blunderbusses, flintlocks, swords, rifles.
During the tour you will also have a brief photography stop at HAWA MAHAL – the Palace of Winds.
Jantar Mantar (Royal Observatory): It was built (1728-34) by king astrologer Jai Singh II. The instruments are built of stone with marble facing on the important plains for measuring the harmony of the heavens. Each instrument serves a particular function and each gives an accurate reading.The day is free in the evening. Overnight in Jaipur - Radisson Blu Jaipur
DAY 05                                 JAIPUR (21 March 2019)
After breakfast in hotel be ready to enjoy the famous Indian festival of Colour Known as HOLI in India.
 Wear the Traditional Indian dress to enjoy the HOLI festival.
Rajasthan is quite famous for it’s festival besides it’s fort and lakes. HOLI is one of the most famous festival in Rajasthan. HOLI is a traditional Hindu festival, celebrates the beginning of spring as well as the triumph of good over evil. It is best known around the world for the powder that revellers throw on each other, leaving festival goers coated in colour by the end of the day.
Overnight in Jaipur - Radisson Blu Jaipur
DAY 06                        JAIPUR – FATEHPUR SIKRI – AGRA
(245 Kms / 05 Hrs approx)

After breakfast drive to Agra.
En-route visit of Fatehpur Sikri. Situated around 40 km before Agra, built by Emperor Akbar in 1569 and abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water.  This was the capital of
the Mughal emperor- Akbar from 1570 to 1586. Fatehpur Sikri’s sprawling structure is made of red sandstone and combines both Hindu and Muslim architecture. The main entrance to this walled city is through the 175 feet Buland Darwaza, the finest monuments within this area are the Diwan-i-Am, Diwan-
i-Khas and Panch Mahal.
After visit continue drive to Agra. On arrival transfer to the hotel.
Agra is famous as the home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World – the Taj Mahal. The architectural splendour of the mausoleums, the fort and the palaces in Agra is a vivid reminder of the opulence of the legendary Mughal Empire. Agra was their capital for nearly a hundred years from 1564. A pleasant town, with a comparatively easy pace, Agra is known for its superb inlay work on marble and soapstone by artisans who are hereditary craft persons. The city is also famous for its carpets, gold thread embroidery and leather shoes. Overnight in Agra - Doubletree by Hilton Agra
DAY 07                      AGRA – DELHI (205 Kms / 04 Hrs approx)
Early Morning visit Taj Mahal during sunrise.
Visit TAJ MAHAL – monuments of Love, (Taj Mahal Remain Closed On Every Friday) which was built in the middle of the 17th century by the Moghul emperor Shah Jehan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Visit the Taj Mahal surely the greatest monument to love and one of the wonders of the modern world. Completed in 1652, skilled craftsmen from Persia, Turkey, France and Italy and some 20,000 labourers worked for 22 years to build this edifice, constructed by Emperor Shah Jehan as a mausoleum for his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal. Marble was brought from Makrana, near Jodhpur and precious stones of onyx, amethyst, malachite, lapis lazuli, turquoise, jade, crystal and mother of pearl were carried to Agra from Persia, Russia, Afghanistan, Tibet, China and the Indian Ocean.
AGRA FORT built by three Mughal Emperors starting from Akbar the Great in 1565 AD, which is a masterpiece of design and construction. Within the fort are a number of exquisite buildings including the Moti Masjid, Jahangir’s Palace, Khaas Mahal and the Sheesh Mahal, Diwane-i-Am, Diwane-i-Khas and Musamman Burj, where Emperor Shah Jahan, the fifth Mughal Emperor died a prisoner.
Continue with city tour of Agra- visit ITIMAD-UD-DAULA. The queen of Jehangir and the daughter of Ghiyas Beg, Nurjahan built the tomb. Itimad – Ud – Daulah was the title given to Ghiyas Beg which means Pillar of State. It was in the year 1628 that the pioneer of the white marble tomb was constructed. It also houses the cenotaph of Asmat Begum of Nurjahan.
Later drive to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and check-in at hotel. 
Overnight in Delhi - The Lalit
DAY 08                      DELHI DEPART
Early morning transfer to Delhi airport to board the flight for onward journey.                                           

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