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Incredible India!
Golden Triangle Touring, Dubai & Emirates to the Med

Treat yourself to the journey of a lifetime as you visit the Taj Mahal, Delhi Old & New, the Amber Fortress and the 'Pink City' of Jaipur, on your 6nt Golden Triangle escorted tour. Awaken your senses and experience the people, the many cultures, sights and sounds of India, then fly to Qatar and board the amazing MSC World Europa for a 23nt cruise including 3 day Dubai citybreak in port and cruising through the glittering Emirates, transiting the Suez Canal, visiting Naples (for Pompeii, Sorrento & Capri), Rome, Genoa, enjoying a full day in Barcelona before returning home on your flight from Marseille.


March temperature in India

AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE
22°C
  HIGH
TEMPERATURE
28°C
  LOW
TEMPERATURE
15°C
DAILY SUNSHINE
HOURS

11 hrs

     
 


Golden Triangle Tour March 2023

Start Date 16 March 2023
End Date 15 April 2023
Duration 30 Nights
Price From £2499pp
Ship MSC World Europa
Highlights   
6nt Escorted Golden Triangle Tour (HB), 23nt Full Board Cruise
   


Escorted tour highlights
6nt fully escorted tour of India's Golden Triangle on half board basis
• Delhi meet and greet at airport
• Old & New Delhi touring 2nts (B,D)
​• Agra 2nts- sunrise & sunset touring at the Taj Mahal (B,D)
• The Red Fort & 2nts Jaipur (B,D)
• The Amber Fortress & Jal Mahal Water Palace
• Tuk tuk and rickshaw rides through the old markets & bazaars
• Hawa Mahal Palace of Winds • Chand Baori stepwells

• The Raj Path & Gandhi's Memorial • Connaught Place & India Gate
• The Langar Kitchens
• The Viceroy Club from the 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' 

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Your itinerary in detail:
 

     

Your Tour:
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Fly UK to Delhi (overnight)
‣ Arrive Delhi, begin your fully escorted 6nt tour with a transfer to your Delhi hotel for a welcome meeting, rest of the day at leisure and welcome dinner (D)
‣ Delhi Old City tour and journey to Agra & Taj Mahal at sunset. Start your day with a visit to Jama Masjid Mosque (c1644), then take a rickshaw ride through the bazaar and spice markets of Chandni Chowk and Khari Baoli. Take a photo stop outside the Red Fort (c1638) then visit Raj Ghat - the memorial to the father of India - Mahatma Ghandi. Then transfer to Agra aboard your air conditioned coach to check in at your hotel (2nts D,BB) and (time permitting) visit a local artisans art gallery & workshop. This evening visit the Mehtab Bagh Gardens for your first view of the magnificent Taj Mahal as the sun sets.
‣ As dawn breaks enjoy a sunrise guided tour of the Taj Mahal. Later in the morning head to the Red Fort of Agra, a UNESCO World Heritage sight and home to the 16th Century Mughal Emperors. Dating back as far as 1080 AD this Red Sandstone fort displays a fusion of Hindu & Islamic influences. Walk with your guide as you learn of the different stories, history, architecture and functions of the inner palace. This evening experience a traditional Indian Mughlai Dinner from the medieval Mughal Empire style.
‣ After breakfast take a scenic drive to Jaipur (c1727) , the 'Pink City' and gateway to Rajasthan. En Route visit the Chand Baori stepwells (10th Century) in Abhaneri. Visit Kanota village and the famous Viceroy Club from the 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Enjoy a Chai Tea in Castle Kanota. Hotel Check in and dinner in Jaipur (2nts D, BB)
‣ Today join your guide for a heritage tour brief, then visit ancient & picturesque Amer, before enjoying a jeep safari to the walls of the Amber Fortress (16h Century), where magnificent hilltop views combine with UNESCO Heritage amid the many temples, halls and monuments. Afterwards drive to Jaipur centre and take a photo stop outside the Water Palace, Jal Mahal, en route to the Patrika Gates and Jantar Mantar, the ancient celestial observatory dating from 1728. From here we reach the City Palace & Museum of Jaipur before concluding your day with a Bazaar Walk and Tuk Tuk ride through the streets to the Palace of Winds, Hawa Mahal
‣ After breakfast today enjoy a scenic tour drive to New Delhi for check in on your final night (D,BB) in Delhi. Explore the 1930's architectural styles of Lutyens and the British Empire influence on your tour of New Delhi, from the Raj Path Boulevard to the House of Parliament and Connaught Place and India Gate. Visit the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Sikh House of worship and experience the Langar Kitchen, where meals are cooked every day to feed over 10,000, regardless of caste, creed or religion.

 


Your Cruise:
‣ This morning enjoy breakfast before your flight to Doha, Qatar. Here you will board the incredible MSC World Europa to begin your 23nt full board cruise to the Emirates and Mediterranean, including a 3 day city break in Dubai and Suez Canal transit, finishing in Marseille.
‣ Dubai, U. Arab Emirates for 3 days in port to tour, explore & shop!
‣ Abu Dhabi, U. Arab Emirates
‣ Sir Bani Yas Is, U. Arab Emirates
‣ At Sea
‣ Muscat, Oman
4 days at Sea
‣ Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
‣ At Sea
‣ Suez Canal (2 day transit), Egypt
‣ 2 days at Sea
‣ Naples, Italy for Capri, Pompeii & Sorrento
‣ Civitavecchia, Italy for Rome
‣ Genoa, Italy
‣ At Sea
‣ Barcelona, Spain
‣ Marseille, France, disembark for your flight to the UK (Own transfer)

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