Golden Triangle with Shimla

DELHI / AGRA / JAIPUR / CHANDIGARH / SHIMLA / DELHI

Your private journey begins in Delhi, India`s capital and onwards to Agra to visit the enchanting Taj Mahal and later to the beautiful pink city of `Jaipur` also the capital state of Rajasthan. Fly to Shimla `Queen of Hills`, the summer capital of the British Raj in India. Located in the northwest Himalayas, Shimla is draped in forests of pine, rhododendron, oak and experiences pleasant summers and cold, as well as snowy winters. Explore the unexpected beauty, crisp fresh mountain air and bask in the northern tropical sun.

Day 1 – NEW DELHI

Arrive in New Delhi `the Capital City of India`, in the early hours and transfer to the Hotel for a morning at leisure. Late in the afternoon drive into the leafy avenues of New Delhi, along Rajpath, India Gate, Parliament House and the President`s residence. The tour includes visit to the Qutub Minar minaret and Unesco World Heritage Site `Humayun`s Tomb`. Overnight is at The Oberoi / The Imperial / The Leela Palace.

Day 2 – NEW DELHI

After breakfast explore the Old City visiting Jama Masjid Mosque & rickshaw ride through teeming bazaars, drive past the impressive Red Fort and visit Rajghat `the site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated`.
Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 3 – NEW DELHI / AGRA

Transfer by road to Agra (250 kms / 3 hours). Catch a glimpse of the elegant Taj Mahal before you check into your hotel. Later visit the impressive Agra Fort. Overnight is at The Oberoi Amarvilas.

Day 4 – AGRA / JAIPUR
Early morning visit the breathtaking Taj Mahal. Return to hotel for breakfast and later drive to Jaipur (250 kms /4 hours) stopping enroute to visit the 16th century site `Fathepur Sikri`. Overnight is at The Rambagh Palace / The Oberoi Rajvilas.

Day 5 – JAIPUR

This morning visit Amber Fort to view its extravagantly decorated halls and chambers. Later enjoy an elephant safari outside Jaipur followed by lunch at a camp. Afternoon is free to explore the bustling bazaars or to enjoy the Hotel and Spa. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 6 – JAIPUR

Morning tour the world famous Observatory and City Palace Museum.
Afternoon is to explore Jaipur and its specialties. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 7 – JAIPUR / DELHI/ CHANDIGARH

This morning fly to Chandigarh via Jaipur/Delhi. On arrival you are transferred to your hotel. Later visit the famous Rock gardens. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 8 – CHANDIGARH / KALKA / SHIMLA

In the morning, you are transferred to Kalka railway station to board the historic Toy train `Himalayan Queen` for Shimla. On arrival you are transferred to The Oberoi Wildflower hall / Cecil for 3 nights stay.

Day 9 – SHIMLA

Morning you have an option of indulging in a game of Golf at the scenic Naldhera course. Later proceed for a guided tour of this beautiful historic city. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 10 – SHIMLA

Day is free to enjoy the spa at the hotel or activities of personal nature. Overnight is at the hotel.

Day 11 – SHIMLA / DELHI

This morning drive to Chandigarh to connect to your flight for Delhi for your international connection.