Golden Triangle, Rajasthan with Simhastha
GOLDEN TRIANGLE, RAJASTHAN With SIMHASTHA – £1059.00 per person based on 2 Adults B&B basis.
Golden Triangle, Rajasthan with Simhastha
Travel Period 2/04/16 – 30/09/16
Golden Triangle, Rajasthan with Simhastha (10N/ 11 days)— Delhi – Agra -Jaipur -Pushkar-Ujjain-Bhopal.
Price includes- 4star Hotels with B&B, Entrance,Transfers and Tour & Guide.
Day 01: Arrive at Delhi
On arrival in Delhi meet and greet by our representative in Indian traditional with garlanding and escorted to Hotel.
Later visit India Gate, Qutub Minar, passed through Red Fort, India Gate, the President House
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi / Agra (210 kms)
After morning breakfast check-out from the Hotel drive to Agra and check-in to Hotel. proceed for guided tour of Agra – visit to Agra Fort & TajMahal (closed on Fridays) the most beautiful symbol of love, the TajMahal by the light of setting Sun can see the glow of TajMahal in the changing light of setting Sun. Also visit Agra fort. Overnight stay.
Day 03–Agra /FatehpurSikri / Jaipur (260Kms)
After breakfast depart by surface to Jaipur en route visit FatehpurSikri. FatehpurSikri – the deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar.Arrive Jaipur, Overnight stay.
Day 04 –Jaipur
After breakfast, visit the majestic Amber Fort. Ride up on Elephants to the former capital of the royals set against the backdrop of the wooded hills. Later visit the Palace of Winds also known as HawaMahal, Past, present and future merge at Jai Singh’s observatory etc.. Over Night stay.
Day 05:Jaipur /Pushkar (145 Kms)
After breakfast, drive to Pushkar – Pushkar is a town bordering the Thar Desert, in the northeastern Indian state of Rajasthan. It’s set on Pushkar Lake, a sacred Hindu site with 52 ghats (stone staircases) where pilgrims bathe. The town has hundreds of temples, including 14th-century Jagatpita Brahma Mandir, dedicated to the god of creation, which has a distinctive red spire and walls inlaid with pilgrims’ silver coins.
Arrive Pushkar,visit Lord Brahma Temple – Creator of Universe. While Pushkar is a city of pilgrimage with over 500 temples and ghats, it is also famous for its annual Camel Fair, held during October/November. Visit temples and stay.Overnight stay.
Day 06:Pushkar-Ajmer-Ujjain by Train [JP BPL Express, 21:05/07:30]
After breakfast, visit Pushkar holy lake and the sacred Savitri Temple -Savitri Temple in Pushkar is a temple of world recognition. Savitri Temple is highly acclaimed by the tourists as well as by the locals. Savitri Temple is the temple dedicated to the first wife of Lord Brahma. Savitri Temple Pushkar Rajasthan is located on the hill behind the Brahma temple. One has to climb a long series of steps to reach the shrine at Savitri Temple. It presents a panoramic view of the beautiful lake and the picturesque surrounding of the villages.
Then drive to Ajmer where visit Ajmer Sharif Dargah& visit local market. Later transfer to railway station to board on train for Ujjain.
21:05 Leave Ajmer for Ujjain.
Overnight in Train.
Day 07: Ujjain / Indore
07: 30 Arrive Ujjain railway station. Transfer to hotel. You will see masses of devotees flocking to the spectacular KumbhMela. The Ujjain Kumbh is celebrated when Jupiter ascends into sun sign Leo’s quarter or the Simha constellation of zodiac, which is why it is called ‘Simhastha’. The Simhastha is special in Ujjain as it is the seat of divine Mahakal – the Lord of all times. The ritual of bathing in the holy waters of Kshipra begins on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Chaitra (March-April) and continues on various dates until the full moon shows up in the following month of Vaishakha.
Soak in the amazing atmosphere on the banks of the river. Overnight stay.
Day 08: Ujjain / Indore
Breakfast at hotel.
Today, at the full moon day, the PurnimaSahiSnaan, or Holy Royal Deip will take place. Later see an amazing ambiance on Ghats, where thousands pilgrims come for the ritual bathing. Enjoy the event and meet various holy men and sects with unique abilities. A few of them will be completely naked and covered in ash. Enjoy this amazing scene till evening. Overnight stay.
Day 09: Ujjain/Indore – Bhopal (194 Kms)
After breakfast, drive to Bhopal.
Arrive Bhopal, transfer to hotel. Check in at hotel. Later visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Sanchi- The Great Stupa at Sanchi is the oldest stone structure in India and was originally commissioned by the emperor Ashoka the Greatin the 3rd century BCE. Its nucleus was a simple hemispherical brick structure built over the relics of the Buddha. It was crowned by the chatra, a parasol-like structure symbolising high rank, which was intended to honour and shelter the relics. The construction work of this stupa was overseen by Ashoka’s wife, Devi herself, who was the daughter of a merchant of Vidisha.
After that visit Udayagiri Caves – Beautiful rock-cut shelters from 4th Century, these caves are among the most important archaeological sites in India. The city of Udayagiri is also famous for its ancient ruins, water systems, fortifications and habitation mounds.
Day 10: Bhopal – Delhi by Train.
After breakfast, free for own activities / leisure.
Later transfer to railway station to board on train for Delhi [NDLS Shtabadi-12001, 15:15/23:30 hrs.]
Arrive Delhi, transfer to hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 11: Delhi / Departure
After breakfast, transfer to airport to board on flight for onward journey.
|City||4 Star Hotels|
|Delhi||Country Inn & suites/ Radisson, Ghaziabad|
|Agra||Four Points by Sheraton / Howard Plaza|
|Jaipur||Park Regis / Four Points by Sheraton|
|Delhi (2nd visit)||Radisson BluDwarka|
- International Air Fare
- Garlanding upon arrival
- Accommodation in mentioned or similar hotels on Twin sharing/ double occupancy basis.
- Meal Plan – Bed & Breakfast basis
- Entrance fees as per itinerary
- English speaking Guide as per itinerary except Ujjain (Simastha)
- Elephant Ride at Amer Fort, Jaipur (subject to operation)
- Train Fare 3AC : Ajmer to Ujjain & Bhopal to Delhi by NDLS Shatabadi (AC Chair Car)
- Airport / hotel transfers + city tour + Drives by Air – Condition vehicle with ALL INDIA TOURIST PERMIT.
- Driver bata, parking, toll, fuel.
- 02 bottles of mineral water per person
- All currently applicable taxes, however, any other tax as and when levied by the Government shall be extra.
- Any Visa Fees
- Any Tips
- Any other rides / Trekking
- Any Guide in Ujjain
- Any Simhastha expenses like any meals & other charges
- Any Meals which is not specified in inclusions
- Personal nature expenses like camera fees, telephone / laundry, liquor bills etc
- Travel insurance etc.
- And anything which is not specified in includes.