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Golden Triangle & Elephant Festival Tour

 

This package will let you endure the past with the present, at the same time exploring the rich cultural heritage of India, with witnessing the most vibrant elephant festival of Rajasthan. A spectacular view of a herd of elephants decorated with bright coloured saddle cloth and sparkling jewellry showcasing the rural life style of India and the high spirited celebrations will definitely give you a delightful experience to cherish.

 

Destinations :

       >>    Delhi - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Bharatpur - Jaipur - Delhi

Highlights :

       >>    Elephant Ride upto the Amber Fort
       >>    Bharatpur Keoladeo National Park
       >>    Magnificent Taj Mahal
       >>    Elephant Festival in Jaipur
       >>    celebrate Festival of Colors Holi


Activities at Elephant Festival :

       >>    Contest forBest Decorated Elephant’ Shield.
       >>    Game of Elephant Polo
       >>    Tug of War between the largest elephant and ten people
       >>    Gaj Shringar - exhibition of elephant ornaments, textiles, carriages
       >>    Cultural program with folk dances


 
   
Day 01 - Arrive Delhi


Arrive Delhi. Arrival transfer to hotel  and assistance for check-in will be provided. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02 - Delhi

After breakfast explore New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British empire. Full day sightseeing covering India Gate, Red Fort, Lotus Bahai Temple, Qutab Minar. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)

Day 03 - Delhi - Agra

After a sumptuous breakfast, drive to Agra. Arrive Agra and check-in into hotel .  Later visit the Agra fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At sunset visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)

Day 04 - Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Bharatpur - Jaipur

After breakfast, drive to Jaipur. En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri and Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary - one of the finest bird sanctuaries in the world. You will enjoy a Rickshaw ride inside the Sanctuary for Bird Watching. Arrive Jaipur and check-in into hotel . Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)

Day 05 - Jaipur

After breakfast. Proceed for full day sightseeing of Jaipur .Visit Amer Fort - The highlight of the fort is the Seesh Mahal (Mirror Palace). Ascend on elephant back to go up the hill on which the fort is situated , Hawa Mahal ( Palace of Winds),The City Palace , Jantar Mantar( the ancient astronomical observatory). In the evening enjoy a THEME DINNER at a Rajasthani Ethnic Village Resort where you can savour the taste of RAJASTHANI CUISINE with Folk Dances. Other attractions are camel rides, puppet show, magician, fortune teller and village crafts. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast/Dinner)

   
Day 06 - Jaipur (Elephant Festival)

After breakfast enjoy Elephant festival. The Elephant Festival is an inimitable event held annually in Jaipur. Staged at Chaugan Stadium, Jaipur, elephants put up a variety of programs and the arena is brought alive with musicians and dancers. The festival starts with an impressive procession of the majestic animals lovingly painted and tastefully attired with glittering ornaments and embroidered velvets. It seems to be all about colors, be they the decked up elephants, dancers in colourful attires or the big colorful turbans (head gears) of the local Rajasthani men.

Finally, some lucky tourists are invited to mount the elephants and play Holi. Participants dance with great vigour and the excitement rises to a crescendo. Performances of Dhaph and Gair dance are held to display the vibrancy and lively mood of Holi. The finale has the dazzling display of fireworks. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)

Day 07 - Jaipur

After brekfast, enjoy the festival of colors "Holi". Holi festival has an ancient origin and celebrates the triumph of 'good' over 'bad'. The colorful festival bridges the social gap and renew sweet relationships. People rub gulal (colored powder) on each others' faces.

Spend the evening relaxing at your hotel. Indulge in some fine dining, along with local folk dance and music. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast)

Day 8 - Jaipur - Delhi (Departure)

After breakfast, drive to Delhi. A car with driver will be at your disposal untill Departure transfer to International airport.

 


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