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  • February 24 ~ March 7, 2018
    10 nights, 12 days!
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    $5488/person*
    *based on double occupancy | Flights from Edmonton
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    India — stimulating, absorbing, daunting, sometimes moving and shocking. This ancient, architecturally beautiful, vast and crowded land is a spectacle both divided and united by language, social differences, history, religion and regional loyalties

    Highlights: Delhi (old city and New Delhi, Jama Masjid, Red Fort); Agra (Agra Fort, Taj Mahal); Fatehpur Sikri/Jaipur (Pink City of India, Holi Festival activities - seen above, Amber Fort); Udaipur (City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Gulab Niwas Garden)

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    Jackie Abello
    UNIGLOBE One Travel

    780.229.4171
    1.800.661.2454 ext 4171
    JackieA@UniglobeOne.com

     

  • Day 1

    Day 1 Sat Feb 24: Canada to Delhi

    New Delhi, Delhi, India


    Day 2

    Day 2 Sun Feb 25: Arrive Delhi (Transfer to hotel)

    Capital of India has a fascinating history & stimulating present. Delhi (seat of power through a number of dynasties) consists of the old city (17thC - the epitome of Indo-Islamic architecture) and New Delhi (mixture of east & west with red sandstone public buildings). Overnight: Trident Hotel


    Day 3

    Day 3 Mon Feb 26: Explore Delhi (political, economic & cultural capital

    Breakfast & depart for guided sightseeing tour of Old City. Highlights: Jama Masjid: (one of the largest mosques in India & sight of historical importance); a cycle rickshaw ride through the Chandani Chowk market; a drive past the Red Fort; the Raj Ghat (where Mahatma Gandhi lays at rest); & New Delhi. Highlights: Humayun’s Tomb (Tomb of Mughal Emperor Humayun - a wonderful early example of Mughal architecture); drive past India Gate (War Memorial), the presidents House & visit Qutab Minar (234 ft high tower), built following the defeat of the last Hindu kingdom in Delhi.
    Overnight: Trident Hotel

    13, Alipur Road, the Exchange Store Building, Civil Lines


    Day 4

    Day 4 Tue Feb 27: Delhi / Agra

    Breakfast & check out for transfer to Agra by motorcoach. Check-in at hotel. Highlights: guided sightseeing tour of Agra Fort: impressive Mughal Red Fort - a city built by Emperor Akbar & beautified with palaces & gardens by Jehangir. Optional: unique evening experience watching a dance-drama of Mohabbat The Taj (if playing): depicting the true & immortal love of Shajahan for Mumtaz Mahal - his beautiful wife. Overnight: Courtyard by Marriott Hotel

    Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India


    Day 5

    Day 5 Wed Feb 28: Agra

    Breakfast & enjoy an early morning visit Taj Mahal. Shah Jahan, as the above show depicts, commissioned this UNESCO “Jewel of Muslim” World heritage site in memory of his favourite wife Mumtaz. From dawn to dusk, whether shrouded in mists & bathed with a soft red glow of morning or cast in the moonlight, its vast marble surfaces fall into shadow or reflect the sun and its colour seemingly changes. Optional: Sunset view of Taj Mahal during Sunset. Alternate vists to Taj Mahal are available to capture optimal photos at various times of day. Overnight: Courtyard by Marriott Hotel


    Day 6

    Day 6 Thu Mar 1: Agra / Jaipur (rose-pink capital of Rajasthan)

    Breakfast & check out to depart to Jaipur (enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri - an epic red sandstone city of yesteryear - today lost in the midst of time. The beautiful marvel tomb built to commemorate the blessings of Sheikh Salim Chishti attracts thousands seeking blessings of the revered saint). Drive to Jaipur; check in. After some leisure, witness the Eve of Holi Festival (“Small Holi”) activities. The bigger spring/religious festival Holika Dahan, “Festival of Colours” takes place on the next day. Overnight: Lalit Hotel

    Jaipur, Rajasthan, India


    Day 7

    Day 7 Fri Mar 2: Jaipur

    Breakfast & depart for the Holi celebration at Shahpura House or similar. This ancient Hindu, extremely popular (and fun) tradition is celebrated with fervor all across the country & is symbolic of triumph of good over evil ... the importance of love & hapiness & the formation of new friendships.

    Celebration Tentative schedule (subject to change): 10 am - Arrive & change (clothes provided) | 10:30-11am - Assemble on the lawn & enjoy special delicacies | 11-12:30 pm – Celebrate Holi festival (pichkari & herbal colours - throw powder bombs and fire water pistols as colour runs through the streets) | 12:30-1 pm – wash & change | 1-2 pm – Indulge in delicious buffet lunch & depart. Rest of the day free. Overnight: Lalit Hotel


    Day 8

    Day 8 Sat Mar 3: Jaipur

    Breakfast & pick up for a guided sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Highlights: Explore Amber Fort (the former capital of the Royal Rajputs) by elephant or jeep ride; visit Jaipur City: Hawa Mahal or Palace of the Winds, a five-storied structure of pink sand stone with semi-octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city; City Palace & Museum, in the heart of the old city, is a seven storied building called Chandra Palace; the Solar Observatory - an astronomical treasure house, with solar devices that still give accurate predictions. Overnight: Lalit Hotel


    Day 9

    Day 9 Sun Mar 4: Jaipur / Udaipur

    check out & transfer for flight to Udaipur (hotel provides packed breakfast). Transfer to hotel. This city combines beauty with picturesque associations of a great and glorious past. Highlights: Take in the view of the palace of the Maharaja & all the magnificence of the East – take an afternoon stroll around the city and a boat ride on Lake Pichola – visit the Jag Niwas Palace, covering 4 acres neary all built in the middle of the lake. Visit the Borra Mahal, Khas Mahal and the courts, gardens and fountains. Overnight: Trident Hotel Udaipur

    Udaipur, Rj, India


    Day 10

    Day 10 Mon Mar 5: Udaipur

    Breakfast & depart for tour of Udaipur. Highlights: Sahelion Ki Bari (Queen’s retreat for her friends), a drive around Fateh Sagar Lake; City Palace - one of the most important attractions in Udaipur; the Jagdish Temple and Gulab Niwas Garden. Rest of the day free. Overnight: Trident Hotel Udaipur


    Day 11

    Day 11 Tue Mar 6: Udaipur / Delhi

    Breakfast & transfer to airport for flight to Delhi. Transfer to hotel. Rest of day free. Overnight. Trident Hotel


    Day 12

    Day 12 Wed Mar 07: Depart

    Following dinner, check out & transfer to airport for return flight home.


  • Trident Hotels (Delhi, Udaipur): Embark on a magical journey through Incredible India with Trident Hotels. Explore a land of spiritual mystique, vibrant cultures and delicious cuisine. Trident Hotels are exceptionally located, close to the airports, railway stations, famous sights and business districts of each city.

    Courtyard by Marriott (Agra): Discover all that Agra has to offer at this hotel. Completely new and ideally located near the Taj Mahal and other renowned India attractions, this hotel is an ideal stop on your journey, offering spacious rooms, high-speed Internet, luxury bedding, flat-screen TVs, fine dining and close to must see landmarks. 

    Lalit Hotel (Jaipur): The LaLiT Jaipur is a deluxe hotel, minutes away from the international airport and major cultural attractions. Inspired by local architecture, the hotel is a fine blend of traditional & contemporary style reflecting rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan through its grand haveli architecture and resplendent interiors. It boasts state-of-the art facilities, dining & entertainment options and a spa spanning over 12000 square feet.

  • Return airfare from Edmonton, 10-nights accommodation, transportation & meals as per itinerary, taxes, travel insurance (in destination - up to age 69), Holi celebration with lunch, entrance fees & tourist costs per itinerary
    *Call for alternate cities of departure
    Costs do not include Visa/visa fees, personal expenses/meals/transportation not listed and gratuities

  • ** minimum of 15 travelers

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Includes return air (from Edmonton), accommodation, taxes, transporation/meals per itinerary & travel insurance (in destination)
*minimum 15 travelers

Starting price per person/based on double $5,488.00
India
10 nights / 12 days