Vacations to India
[Golden Triangle Tour] [Golden Triangle Tour with Ranthambore Safari]




5 Night Golden Triangle Tour from $669*
Land Only Rate: Deduct $249 per person

Departures Any Day*: Jan 2 thru Dec 30, 2017
6 Days/4 Nights

*This tour does not operate any Thurday, so do not plan a Tuesday departure unless you plan to add an additional night in New Delhi.

Apr 1 thru Sep 24, 2017 - $669*
Sep 25 thru Dec 30, 2017 - $719*

India is full of amazing culture and food. It has kept so many cultures in it but all of them are celebrated together in India. India has so many amazing places to see. This tour allows your to experience the best of India.

Explore India's Golden Triangle on this four-day private tour traveling by air-conditioned vehicle with a local guide. In Delhi, visit Qutb Minar, Lotus Temple, India Gate, and Parliament House. Watch the sun rise over the Taj Mahal, visit Agra’s Red Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri. In Jaipur, visit Amber Fort, Jal Mahal, Palace of Winds, Maharaja's City Palace, and Jantar Mantar Observatory. Three nights of five-star accommodations, breakfasts, transportation, and guided tours are included as well as one night in New Delhi at the beginning of your tour.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Depart via Air Canada from any of their US or Canadian departure cities for your overnight flight to Delhi.

Day 2: Arrive Delhi late evening. Proceed on your own to your hotel, the Radisson Blu Hotel New Delhi Dwarka or similar.

Day 3: New Delhi - Agra
Begin your trip meeting your guide at the airport, railway station, hotel, or elsewhere in Delhi at 9am. Spend about three hours visiting Qutb Minar, Lotus Temple, and India Gate, learning about these monuments from your guide, and drive by Parliament House, President's Palace, and the secretariat buildings. There will be time for lunch at a local restaurant and then you’ll set off for the three-hour drive to Agra.

Overnight stay at Hotel Jaypee Palace or Similar.

Day 4: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur (breakfast included)
Watch the sun rise over the Taj Mahal as your guide shares its history as a tomb built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in 1630 to enshrine his wife. Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and then spend two hours visiting Agra Fort as your guide reveals the marvels of its palaces, balconies, and gardens. From Agra Fort, make the five-hour journey to your Jaipur hotel, visiting Fatehpur Sikri on the way, to admire the architectural wonder built for Mughal emperor Akbar as his home and empire’s capital from 1571 to 1585.

Overnight stay at Hotel Holiday Inn or Similar.

Day 5: Jaipur (breakfast included)
After breakfast, travel to Amber Fort, the capital of Rajasthan until 1728, and follow your guide on a two-hour tour of its palaces, squares, and monuments. Head down the hill to Jal Mahal, a palace floating on Man Sagar Lake, for a photo opportunity. There will be time for lunch and then you’ll spend two hours exploring Maharaja’s City Palace, then head to Jantar Mantar, an observatory built by Rajput King Sawai Jai Singh, to explore for about one and a half hours. Drive past Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) before returning to your hotel.

Overnight stay at Hotel Holiday Inn or Similar.

Day 6: Jaipur - Delhi (breakfast included)
After breakfast, make the approximately five-hour journey back to Delhi airport to board your return flight. Air Canada departure time is approximately 0045 hrs. Arrival same day in Toronto is approximately 0500 hrs.

Inclusions:
Round-trip standby air on Air Canada (Companion Eligible)
Four nights accommodation as indicated in your itinerary
Transport by private, air-conditioned vehicle with driver
Car Type : for two people, three-seater sedan
Car Type : for three to five people, six-seater wagon
Car Type : for six to 10 people, ten-seater van
All sightseeing with private local guides
Daily hotel breakfast
Battery bus ride to and from Taj Mahal parking lot up to Taj Mahal monument
Fuel surcharge
All taxes and service charges
All applicable hotel taxes
Hotel or airport pick-up and drop-off
Bottles of mineral water and soft drinks during journeys
Personal care and attention

Exclusions:
Gratuities (optional)
Entrance fees

Additional Information:
Minimum of 2 people required.

6 Night Golden Triangle Tour with Ranthambore Safari from $979*
Departures Any Day: Feb 1 thru Dec 31, 2017
8 Days/6 Nights

This Golden Triangle tour is the landmark of cultural tours of India and gets even more exciting when you visit Ranthambore. Golden Triangle tour takes you to Jaipur to get the feel of real essence of royal and colorful India, tradition and warmness of its hospitality with friendly touch.

Itinerary with 4 Star Hotels:

Day 1: Depart via Air Canada from any of their US or Canadian departure cities for your overnight flight to Delhi.

Day 2: Arrive Delhi late evening. Upon arrival at New Delhi Airport, meet your representative and transfer to your hotel.

Day 3: Delhi - Jaipur
Today you will drive to 'Pink City' as Jaipur is popularly known. Evening is free to explore the local market before an overnight stay at your hotel.

Day 4: Jaipur
You have full day tour of the impressive Amber Fort Palace - Amber Fort. The Amber Fort set in picturesque and rugged hills is a fascinating blend of Mughal Architecture, the fort is made in red sand stone and white marble. Amber Fort is the classic and romantic fort palace with a magnificent aura. later go for shopping of Jaipur famous Bazaars. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 5: Jaipur - Ranthambore
Today drive to Ranthambor, famous for the wildlife sanctuary which is said to have the India's friendliest tigers and also considered to be the best place in the world to photograph the tiger in its natural habitat. Arrive Ranthambor and check-in at the hotel. Later go for Jungle Safari tour.

Day 6: Ranthambore - Agra
After breakfast drive to Agra, on the way to visit Fatehpur Sikri - a perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost town” which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar. Later drive to Agra. On arrival, check-in and stay the night at the hotel.

Day 7: Agra - Sightseeing - Delhi
Today you will visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. Afterwards, come back to hotel to have breakfast before seeing another part of the city, starting from Agra fort – the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna. Later drive back to Delhi. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 8: Delhi - Sightseeing - Airport Drop
Today you will have a full-day sightseeing tour of Delhi. Your tour starts from Old Delhi and goes to visit the Raj Ghat - Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India and the Red Fort - once the most opulent fort and palace of the Moghul Empire. After lunch, you will have New Delhi Sightseeing. Start from Humayun's Tomb and continue to Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue - Lotes temple, India Gate & birla temple. Later you will be transferred to the airport in New Delhi for your
return flight. Your flight departs at approximately 0045 hrs. Arrival same day in Toronto is approximately 0500 hrs.

Inclusions:
Round-trip standby air on Air Canada (Companion Eligible)
6 nights accommodation in 4-star hotels
Fuel surcharge
Local taxes
National Park fees
Breakfast
Local guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions:
Entrance fees
Food and drinks, unless specified

Entry requirements for India: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country/india.html
A visa is required for India. Apply here: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html

**NOTE: Prices quoted are per person, double occupancy, based on the ZED zonal/mileage system. Trips are priced based on the the shortest non-stop flight to the final destination. Call Open Skies for exact rates based on your departure city. Persons traveling single require a single supplement. Prices do NOT include departure taxes. Where domestic partner and companions eligible are listed, there may be a supplement. Contact Open Skies® for details concerning supplements and itinerary changes if applicable.

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