Golden Triangle with Shimla Tour

Golden Triangle with Shimla Tour - 07 Nights / 08 Days
Places Covered - Agra » Bharatpur (75)
Starting Price 20000*

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  • Agra

    Our tour representative will meet you at a location convenient to you in Delhi. You will be transfer in an air-conditioned car to your hotel for stay. Check in at the hotel. In Afternoon, go for a half day sightseeing tour of Delhi with an English speaking guide. Explore the heritage sites of Qutab Minar, India Gate (War Memorial), a drive past Rashtrapati Bhawan (President's Estate), Parliament House and Secretariat building. After completing sightseeing, return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

  • Agra

    Enjoy a healthy breakfast in the hotel. Proceed for a half day tour of Old Delhi which covers the following attractions such as Raj Ghat, Shanti Van (cremation sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru respectively), Jama Masjid, and a drive past Red Fort and Chandni Chowk, a traditional shopping market.

    In the afternoon, drive to Agra which is located at a distance of 205 kms. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the evening is free to explore the local area on your own. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.

  • Jaipur

    Morning breakfast at the hotel. Proceed for a half day city tour of Agra which includes a visit to world famous Taj Mahal, monument of love built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in 1630. Please not that Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays. Further, visit Agra Fort, a magnificent fort displaying Mughal architecture. In the Afternoon, proceed for Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri was built by great Mughal emperor Akbar in 1569. Also visit Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Panch Mahal and other places of tourist interest on the way. On arrival in Jaipur, check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be in Jaipur.

  • Jaipur

    Morning breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of Pink city. Proceed for Amer Fort, Jagmandir, Jal Mahal and Temples of Kali. Enjoy elephant ride on your ascent to Amer Fort and experience panoramic views of the city.

    In the Afternoon, visit the glorious City Palace, Jantar Mantar and Hawa Mahal. After a full day exploring vibrant colors of Pink city, return back to the hotel for Dinner. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.

  • Delhi

    Morning breakfast at the hotel. Proceed for Delhi by road journey. The capital of India is located at a distance of 258 kilometers (approx 5 hours drive) from Jaipur. On arrival in Delhi, you will be transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure activities and shopping.

  • Delhi - Chandigarh - Shimla

    Morning breakfast at the hotel. You will be transferred to New Delhi Railway Station to board a train for Chandigarh. On arrival in Chandigarh, our tour representative will meet you and you will be transferred to Shimla. The distance from Chandigarh to Shimla is 117 kms and is a pleasant experience for the tourist. On arrival in Shimla, check in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be in Shimla.

  • In Shimla

    Morning breakfast at the hotel, Rest of the day is free at leisure to explore places around Shimla. Explore local lifestyle, visit the Mall Road, its apple orchards, and see the panoramic views of the snow capped Mountains. The scenic hill station of Shimla, is a perfect hill getaway away for busy daily life. Shimla also boasts of shopping markets, Mall Road and other places of tourist interest. Return back to the hotel in the evening. Dinner followed by an overnight stay will be in Shimla.

  • Delhi

    After morning breakfast, proceed for Chandigarh Railway Station for your return train to New Delhi. On Arrival in Delhi, our tour representative will meet you. He will assist you in your departure to International Airport or any location of your convenience in Delhi.


Price

Validity       01 / 11 / 2017       To       31 / 03 / 2018
( Except for Festive Period , Long Weekends , Christmas & New Year Period)
Hotel Category Package Cost Per Adult
Budget Rs.20000
Standard Rs.22000
Deluxe Rs.25000
Luxury  Rs.28000
Premium Rs.31000
Above cost based on minimum two adults traveling together, sharing one double room.

Accommodation

Hotel Category Delhi Agra Jaipur Shimla
Budget Suzi International, Nirmal Mahal, Hotel Arjun Safari Satkar, Radoli house, Surya garh, Thikana Palace Chadwick View
Standard Cabana, Shelton, All Is Well, Fortuner, Spring Leaves Residency, Green Lotus, Rupam, Jennifer Inn, Hari Piorko G Hotel  Gandharv by Peppermint, Krishna Palace Swastiik Inn
Deluxe Jyoti Mahal, Amara, Regent Intercontinental, Regent Continental Royal Residency, Avalon Taj Grand Maple, Nirwana Hometel, Lords Inn, Naahargarh Haveli Paradise Village Resort
Luxury Clarks Inn, Regent Grand, Red fox Aerocity Howard Plaza, Calrks inn, The Retreat, Utk​arsh Vilas Palace Clarks Inn, Park Inn, Zone By The Park Fairmount
Premium Emerald, Justa Greater kailash , Justa , Panchsheel Park, Park Plaza - Shadara Mansingh Mansingh, Four points By Sheraton, Umaid Bahawan, Umaid Haveli, Nazarbagh Palace Rock Castle

Inclusions

What's Included

  • Pick and drop from Delhi Airport/ railway station.
  • Intercity transfers from Delhi– Agra - Jaipur - Delhi.
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Agra with 02 breakfasts.
  • 1 Night accommodation in Delhi with 01 breakfast.
  • 2 Night accommodation in Jaipur with 02 breakfasts.
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Shimla with 02 breakfasts and Dinner.
  • Local sightseeing at Delhi, Agra Jaipur and Shimla as per the itinerary above.
  • Delhi : Jama Masjid , Red Fort , Chandni Chowk , Raj Ghat , India Gate , Rashtrapati Bhawan , Jantar Mantar , Humayun's Tomb and Qutub Minar.
  • Agra : Taj Mahal , Tomb of I'timād-Ud-Daulah and Agra Fort
  • Jaipur : City Palace, Hawa Mahal , Amber Fort , Jaigarh Fort , Jantar Mantar , Raj Mandir Cinema , Jal Mahal and Albert Hall Museum.
  • Shimla : Jakhoo Temple, Rashtrapati Niwas , Himachal State Museum , Johnnie's Wax Museum and Kamna Devi Temple.
  • Toll Taxes, state permits, fuel charges and driver's daily allowance.
  • All applicable hotel taxes and government service taxes as of today.

What's Excluded

  • Air or train fare throughout the tour itinerary.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, porter-age etc.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees, parking, Guide, video camera permits during sightseeing.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client directly).
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Any other feature which is not mentioned in the "Cost includes" column.

Golden Triangle with Shimla Tour

Delhi, Agra. Jaipur — This short circuit also known as Golden Triangle of India,  showcases the main attractions of North India viz. Taj Mahal in Agra, Amer Fort and City Palace in Jaipur together with Delhi, is a near perfect itinerary to do by road, given the excellent condition of roads that connect them. Once out of the traffic of the capital, the super smooth Delhi-Agra highway No. 2 covers the distance of 200 km from Delhi to Agra in roughly four hours. The single road highway between Agra and Jaipur through Fatehpur Sikri and Bharatpur is clear and devoid of potholes. The picturesque countryside on this route and the unforgettable entry into Jaipur more than makes up for some annoying traffic that one encounters. The Jaipur-Delhi National Highway. No. 8 has been improved and made into a double-carriageway that again makes for some clear driving and gets you back to Delhi in four hours. The comfort factor of this Golden triangle trip by road is enhanced by the midway motels that offer quality food and washroom facilities.

The most interesting and popular combination of Golden triangle tour package is with the hill station of Shimla , as the destinations in the itinerary are totally different from each other and offer unique travel experiences.

Getting of Shimla

Delhi is amongst the best connected cities in South Asia and is the most important gateway for north India. All major international airlines of the world operate services to Delhi connecting it to, virtually, all parts of the world. On the domestic network, Delhi is one of the two major hubs for air travel with flights reaching out to the most distant corners of the country. There are a number of flights every day to all the metros. Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Air Sahara, and Jagson Airlines cover most of the operations. Air India, too, operates domestic flights to some of the metropolitan cities of India from Delhi. Airports: New Delhi has two main air-port terminals about 4.5 kms apart. Terminal I is the domestic airport and Terminal II is the international airport. The two terminals are linked by regular coach services operated by the Airports Authority of India (AAI), who provide complimentary coach transfers between the two terminals for bonafide passengers.

The AAI coaches are parked outside the international arrivals terminal an outside the domestic arrival hall. The coaches operate on an h during the day and every during the night.

For more information on coach departure time please contact counter No. 7 outside customs are international airport and the on the opposite the Domestic Arrivals. The airports have restaurants, restroom snack bars, coffee/ tea vending machine, a business centre, pre-paid taxi counters, pay phone facilities, mobile phone rental counter, foreign currency exchange counters and duty free shops (Only international terminal).

Swan Tours Delhi office can assist in organizing travel arrangements for airport-hotel transfers or for the entire golden triangle itinerary tour package.

History of Shimla

The earliest known inhabitants of the region were tribals called Dasas. Later Aryans came and they assimilated three tribes. In the later century, the hill chieftains accepted the suzerainty of the Mauryan Empire, the Kushans, the Guptas and Kanuaj rulers. During the Mughal period, the Rajas of the hill State made some mutually agreed arrangements which governed their relations. In the 19th century, Ranjit Singh of Punjab annexed many of the States. When the British came, they defeated Gorkhas and entered into treaties with some Rajas and annexed the Kingdom of others. This situation persisted till 1947. After independence, 30 princely States of the area were united and the presents Himachal Pradesh was formed on November 1, 1966 certain areas belonging to it were also included in Himachal Pradesh. On January 25, 1971 Himachal Pradesh was made a full-fledged State.

About Shimla

Shimla, capital of the State, came into prominence nearly a century ago as the summer capital of the British Raj. Shimla is maned after its patron goddess Shamla Devi, a manifestation of Kali.

Shimla's salubrious climate, easy accessibility and numerous attraction have made it one of the most popular hill station in northern India. The splendid views of the snow clad range of the Himalayas, fine walk through oaks and flowering rhododendron, enchanting resorts with easy reach, golf at Naldehra, skiing at Kufri and Narkanda, make Shimla attractive throughout the year.

Sightseeing spots in Shimla covered in Golden Triangle Tour with Shimla

The Mall: A busy shopping area with old colonial buildings, souvenir shops and restaurants. At the top end of the Mall is Scandal Point, a large open square with a view of the town – a favorite rendezvous for visitors and the local people. Overlooking it is the elegant Christ Church with its fine stained glass windows.

Viceregal Lodge: Housed in the Gothic splendor of the Vice regal Lodge are the India Institute of Adventure studies, India's premier academy for higher research.

Himachal State Museum: It has collection of Pahari miniatures, stone, sculptures, local handicrafts, textiles and embroidery.

Sanjauli: (2,257 m) A serene location with delightful walks, Sanjauli is ideal for tranquil weekends. There are fine vistas and the light of Shimla and Chail can be seen twinkling at night. On the other side, Mashobra and Naldehra are visible.

Chadwick Falls: it is a 67 meter waterfall, cascading into a deep gorge. The falls are best seen after the monsoon.

Annandale; The Glen; Summer Hills; Saanjaupi Prospect Hills are some other places of tourist interest which are popular as picnic spot.

How to Reach Shimla

Air: Shimla is connected by air with Delhi, Chandigarh and Kullu.

Rail: Shimla is linked by a narrow gauge line to Kullu which is connected to Delhi, Calcutta and Amritsar by Board gauge.

Road: Shimla is well connected by Road to most towns in Punjab and Haryana. It is linked by Bus and Coach to Delhi and Chandigarh.

Hptdc: Operates coaches within and outside the State. Regular long distance services are operated on the route: Delhi – Manali – Delhi; Delhi – Shimla – Delhi; Shimla – Manali – Shimla; Manali – Dharamsala – Manali.

Many private transport operators also operate luxury coaches from Delhi to many places in Himachal Pradesh.

Golden triangle with shimla tour packages in Delhican be customized by Swan Tours travel expert, according to the duration of the tour, special interests, Weather conditions and the seasonality.

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