Happy Holi

5-11 March, 2020

7 Days / 6 Nights

Delhi - Agra - Jaipur

Overview

Planning to attend Holi Festival in India in 2020? We have crafted a 7-day Holi tour package that not only lets you be a part of this colorful festival but also explores the very best of India’s culture and architecture. This special Holi tour package includes the Golden Triangle iconic cities with the highlight being the Holi.

Holi is a two-day festival celebrated during the spring season. The celebration begins on the full moon day falling in the Bikram Sambat Hindu Calendar month of Falgun (spring).

Highlights of this tour

* Celebrate the 2-days Holi festival with local families in Jaipur

* Cycle rickshaw ride in Old Delhi

* Musical Water Show at Akshardam Temple

* Visit the iconic Taj Mahal

* Short demonstration about marble and gems craftwork

* Experience the Rajasthan traditions

* Elephant ride to Amber Fort (optional)

* Shop for Handicrafts at the local market

Itinerary

This is a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific requirements for no extra cost. Contact us and we create your itinerary to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.


A visit to historic Delhi is a journey through waves of conquest.  Delhi is home to an amazing array of sights, events, and activities. New Delhi is the capital of India and combines old-world charm and modern life. 

Day 1 - Arrival to Delhi 
Our representative will receive you on arrival at the International Airport in Delhi and transfers to your hotel.
After freshening up in your hotel room, witness a darshan at Akshardam Temple, watch the musical Water Show.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.

Day 2 - Explore New and Old Delhi
After breakfast visit famous places like Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, Qutab Minar, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib temple, Bahai (Lotus) Temple.  Get the opportunity for shopping at the famous markets like Dilli Haat and Chandni Chowk, and buy authentic Indian crafts sold by craftsmen from all around India. Taste the different flavors of the Mughalai cuisine.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.

The Taj Mahal in Agra, known as the "Symbol of Love" and one of the seven wonders of the world, is the epitome of Moghul art. Other vestiges of the Moghul empire include tombs, mosques, and relics.

Day 3 - Travel to Agra, visit the Taj Mahal
After breakfast travel to Agra. Visit UNESCO Heritages, the Taj Mahal, known as the symbol of love and the Agra Fort known as the symbol of power, strength, and resilience.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Agra.

Jaipur, a city in the state of Rajasthan, was named after King Jai Singh in the 18th century.  His descendant, King Ram Singh, in 1876, had the entire city painted pink (a color that represents hospitality) when the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) visited. Jaipur has since been known as the Pink City. It continues to be the most hospitable city in India today and offers majestic forts, temples, palaces, monuments, and gardens for the tourist to explore. Jaipur is also known as the gem- and jewelry capital of the world.

Day 4 - Travel to Jaipur  
After breakfast travel to Jaipur, en-route visit Chand Baori stepwell. Freshen up in your hotel room, then visit a Haveli (traditional mansion) and enjoy a Rajasthani dinner with a local family.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.

Day 5 - Jaipur sightseeing, Holika Dahan ceremony
After breakfast set out with your private guide on a city tour of Jaipur, beginning at Hawa Mahal, the Palace of the Winds. Proceed to Amber and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the majestic Amber Fort, built from red sandstone and marble. After lunch see the City Palace and Jantar Mantar, an observatory with fascinating 18th-century instruments. Visit a colorful local market with your guide.

Evening witness Holika Dahan ceremony to celebrate the victory of Good over Evil. People set a bonfire symbolizing the mythological tale of Prahlaad and his aunt Holika. The bonfire represents Holika killing her brother Hiranya Kashipu symbolizing the power of devotion over evil.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.


Day 6 - Celebrate Holi

Experiencing the essence of this festival. Dhulandi is the day when people start their day by throwing colors to each other and kids around the houses spraying colors with water guns. People visit each other houses with a packet of different color Gulaal and greet each other by putting these colors on each other faces. Kids touch feet of their parents and grandparents and take blessings from them.

You will join in to play Holi colored powders –extracted from flowers and natural products.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.


Day 7 - End of Tour & Services
Our representative will escort you to Jaipur Airport 


Cost of this tour per person

Luxury: From $3,290

Deluxe: From $2,390

Economy: From $1,830

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in the selected category on sharing basis, 6 nights
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel
  • English speaking chauffeur driven Air Conditioned private vehicle
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Professional English speaking private local guides
  • Other activities as per itinerary (Rickshaw ride, Houseboat cruise, Cooking class, Yoga, Cultural programs, etc.)
  • Entrance fees to monuments
  • Bottles of mineral water during journeys
  • All government taxes, service charges, parking and toll fees
  • All applicable hotel taxes

Exclusions

  • Visa
  • Insurance
  • International and Domestic flights
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Pre- or post-night accommodation
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Personal nature expenses i.e. Telephone Calls, Laundry, Soft / Hard Drinks, etc.
  • Camera Fee at Monuments
  • Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/cancellation/hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the inclusions above

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