GOLDEN TRIANGLE WITH YOGA

Departure Date

Monday

Duration

09 Days/08 Nights

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09 DAYS & 08 NIGHTS

DELHI I AGRA I FATEHPUR SIKRI I JAIPUR & RISHIKEH

 

Golden triangle with charm of yoga and meditation tour is a best deal for those who seek natural fitness mantra of yoga and meditation during their visit to India. It will take 10 days long duration to complete the tour. Golden triangle will cover three popular cities in the package are Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. In Rishikesh you will visit many religious and spiritual places to get peace of mind by yoga and meditation classes. You will explore the best yoga & meditation classes in Rishikesh, well known as the yoga capital of the world amongst people.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01Arrive/Delhi by International Flight

Transfer to your Hotel.

Check into your Hotel (check-in time is 1200hrs)

Delhi – discover that India’s capital is sprinkled with glittering gems: captivating ancient monuments, magnificent museums, a vivacious performing-arts scene and some of the subcontinent’s yummiest places to eat.

Overnight at hotel

Day 02Delhi

Morning Yoga Session

Breakfast in the Hotel

Full day guided tour of Old & New Delhi

Delhi, the capital of India comprises of conspicuously contrasting Old and New Delhi. Old Delhi was the capital of Muslim India between the 12th and 19th centuries and one can find mosques, monuments and forts related to Muslim history. New Delhi is the imperial city created as India's capital by the British intricately planned and comprises of imposing buildings displaying various modern style of architecture.

Red Fort

Drive past Red Fort (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE - Red Fort was built by the mughal emperor famous for its architectural wonders one of which is Taj Mahal - Shah Jahan. Red Fort is famous for its delicately carved inlaid and Royal chambers)

Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid – the Great Mughal Mosque (It is the largest mosque in India. Located in Old Delhi, the mosque has the capacity to accommodate 25000 devotees. Jama Masjid was completed in 1656 AD and it again the great Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan is behind this architectural masterpiece. Close to some 5000 craftsmen were involved in the construction of the mosque)
Then visit Raj Ghat (The cremation ground of the father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi)

Lotus Temple

Lotus Temple is so named because of the lotus like structure of the temple. It was built in the 20th century and enthralled all tourists since its opening. It was found by the believers of the Bahai Faith, which was founded by Baha'ullah. This amazing piece of edifice is shaped like a half opened lotus flower built of sparkling white marble stone.

Qutab Minar

Continue your tour with Qutab Minar (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE - Qutab Minar is 73 meters high which tapers from a 15 m diameter base to just 2.5 m at the top. The walls consist intricately carved quotations from Koran and is one of the most perfect towers of the Persian world),at last enter the Lutyens Delhi and drive through India Gate (The war memorial) and President's Palace.

Overnight at hotel

Day 03Delhi/Agra by road (210Kms/4hrs)

Breakfast in the hotel

Depart for Agra and check in at hotel

Agra is famous as being home to one of the Seven Wonders of the world - The Taj Mahal. The architectural splendor of the Moslems, the fort and the palaces is a vivid reminder of the opulence of the legendary Mughal empire, of which Agra was the capital in the 16th and early 17th centuries. While it's significance as a political center ended with the transfer of the capital to Delhi in 1634 by Shah Jaha, it's architectural wealth has secured it's place on the international map.

Afternoon half day sightseeing tour of Agra visiting Taj Mahal at Sunset (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE)

Describe as a most extravagant monument ever build for love, this sublime Mughal mausoleum is India’s most ogled icon. The Taj was built by Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial for his second wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who died giving birth to their 14th child in 1631. The death of Mumtaz left the emperor so heartbroken that his hair is said to have turned grey virtually overnight. Construction of the Taj began in the same year and was not completed until 1653. Not long after it was finished, Shah Jahan was overthrown by his son Aurangzeb and imprisoned in Agra Fort where, for the rest of his days, he could only gaze out at his creation through a window. Following his death in 1666, Shah Jahan was buried here alongside Mumtaz.

AGRA FORT

After Taj visit AGRA FORT (sometimes called the Red Fort), was commissioned by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1565, and is another of Agra's World Heritage Sites. A stone tablet at the gate of the Fort states that it had been built before 1000 but was later renovated by Akbar. The red sandstone fort was converted into a palace during Shah Jahan’s time, and reworked extensively with marble & Pietra  dura inlay. Notable buildings in the fort include the Pearl Mosque, the Diwan-e'Ām and Dīwān-e-Khās (halls of public and private audience), Jahagir Palace, Khās Mahal, Sheesh Mahal (mirrored palace),

Also visit local market and a marble factory where you can actually see the inlay work being done on marble like it was done for Taj in the past.

Overnight at hotel
Day 04Agra/Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri (260kms/6-7hrs)

Breakfast in the hotel

Depart for Jaipur en route visiting Fatehpur Sikrī

The Mughal Emperor Akbar built Fatehpūr Sikrī about 35 km from Agra, and moved his capital there. Later abandoned, the site displays a number of buildings of significant historical importance. A World Heritage Site, it is visited by most tourists. The name of the place came about after the Mughal Emperor Barbar defeated Rana Sanga in a battle at a place called Sikrī . Then the Mughal Emperor Akbar wanted to make Fatehpūr Sikrī his head quarters, so he built a majestic fort; due to shortage of water, however, he had to ultimately move his headquarters to Agra Fort.

Continue your drive to Jaipur and check in at hotel

Jaipur was founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II and is the first well planned city of India, located in the desert lands of India, Rajasthan. The city which once had been the capital of the royalty now is the capital city of Rajasthan. The very structure of Jaipur resembles the taste of the Rajputs and the Royal families. In the present date, Jaipur is the major business centre for the natives of Rajasthan with all requisites of a metropolitan city.

Rest of the day is free to relax

Overnight at hotel
Day 05Jaipur

Morning Yoga Session

Breakfast in the hotel

Morning depart for Amber fort (Situated atop the Aravali hills, it is the ancient capital of Jaipur and a magnificent example of Rajput architecture). We ascend to the fort on Elephant's back and come down in Jeep.
Pronounced ‘Amber’ and meaning ‘High’, this wraithlike fort – palace beautifully illustrates Rajput artistry in the faded shades of the reddish pink. Situated on the rugged hills 1 Km north of town, Amber was once the ancient capital of the Jaipur state.

Hawa Mahal

Later sightseeing of Jaipur city visiting Hawa Mahal- Palace of Winds (This five storied building which looks out over the main street of the old city is one of Jaipur's major landmarks. This is a stunning example of the Rajput artistry with it's pink, semi-octagonal and delicately honey combed and stone windows. Originally Hawa Mahal was built to enable the ladies of the royal families to watch the daily life and processions of the city)

Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar (The Observatory, built by Raja Jai Singh in1728. It is an excellent example of the marvelous precision where in each construction has a specific purpose to measure the position of stars, altitudes and azimuths or calculating eclipses. The most striking instruments the Sun Dial which is 90 feet high)

City Palace Museum

City Palace Museum (City Palace is delightful blend of Mughal and traditional Rajasthani architecture. A part of the palace is still the house of the former Maharaja of Jaipur). Visit the various galleries displaying the armory, clothes and paintings of the Rajput clan.

The tour of Jaipur is not complete without shopping as Jaipur is known as a shopper’s paradise famous for jewellery, handicraft, carpet, blue pottery and textiles

Overnight at hotel
Day 06Jaipur/Delhi by flight, Delhi/Dehradun by flight, Dehradun/Rishikesh by road (35kms/.1.5hrs)

Breakfast in the hotel

Depart for Jaipur airport in time to connect flight to Dehradun via Delhi (Change of Plane in Delhi).

Meet/Assist on arrival and drive to Rishikesh & check in at hotel

Rest of the day is free to relax

Overnight at hotel
Day 07Rishikesh

Morning & Evening Yoga Session

During the Yoga session you will learn about the following:- Elements of the course:

Asana (Yoga Postures): Coordinating movement, balance, stretching and postures to optimize vitality, mental clarity and subtle body awareness.

Pranayama (Breathing Techniques): Linking of mind and breath through breath control exercises.

Mantra Chanting: Experience the powerful vibration of mantras. Repetition of sacred Sanskrit sounds are used to enter into deeper states of consciousness.

Silence (Mauna): Participants will observe silence from morning until after lunch.

Lecture and Discussion: Exploring philosophies and how to apply yogic principles to modern life. Questions from participants are encouraged.

Meditation: Various techniques are explored for quieting the mind.

Overnight at hotel
Day 08Rishikesh

Morning & Evening Yoga Session

During the Yoga session you will learn about the following:- Elements of the course:

Asana (Yoga Postures): Coordinating movement, balance, stretching and postures to optimize vitality, mental clarity and subtle body awareness.

Pranayama (Breathing Techniques): Linking of mind and breath through breath control exercises.

Mantra Chanting: Experience the powerful vibration of mantras. Repetition of sacred Sanskrit sounds are used to enter into deeper states of consciousness.

Silence (Mauna): Participants will observe silence from morning until after lunch.

Lecture and Discussion: Exploring philosophies and how to apply yogic principles to modern life. Questions from participants are encouraged.

Meditation: Various techniques are explored for quieting the mind.

Overnight at hotel
Day 09Rishkesh/Delhi by (240kms/5hrs) Depart/Delhi by International flight

Breakfast in the Resort

Drive to Delhi International airport in time to connect your onward flight to next destination

COST & INCLUSIONS

PremierPremierComfort
SummerUS$3219US$2941US$2134
WinterUS$4370US$3798US$2527
New DelhiThe OberoiTaj PalaceThe Lalit
AgraOberoi AmarvilasITC MughalTrident
JaipurOberoi RajvilasTaj Rambagh PalaceTrident
RishikeshAnanda SpaAnanda SpaAnanda Spa

The above rates are valid from

Winter: 1st October 2019 – 20th December 2019 & 11th January 2020 – 15th April 2020
Summer: 16 April 2019 – 30th September 2019

Based on Minimum 2 persons travelling together.

  Tour Includes

 

   Share twin accommodation with breakfast
   Transfers & sightseeing by Air Conditioned vehicle
   Morning & Evening Yoga Session
   Cycle Rickshaw in Old Delhi
   Elephant ride in Jaipur
   All Meals during stay in Rishikesh
  Present Applicable taxes as on 31st May, 2018

  Tour Excludes

 

    Entrance tickets to Monuments
   International Airfare
   Domestic Airfare
   Visa fee & Insurance
   Items of personal nature i.e. laundry, telephone, camera fee, drinks & tips etc
   Ayurvedic treatment anywhere

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