eLand Holidays Pvt. Ltd.Off # 304, J – 128 Mohammedpur , New ar Bhikaji Cama Palace, New Delhi – 110066Tel : 91-11-41043217, 41043218 | Email : firstname.lastname@example.orgUrl : www.elandholidays.com1GOLDEN TRAINGLE WITH GOADelhi * Samode * Jaipur * Agra * Delhi * Goa * MumbaiDAY 01: ARRIVE DELHI BY: INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTYou will arrive late in the evening at New Delhi’s International Airport. Followingcustoms, immigration formalities and baggage collection, an ELAND HOLIDAYSrepresentative will meet you as you EXIT the ARRIVALS TERMINAL building and willtransfer you to your hotel.India’s capital and a major gateway to the country, contemporary Delhi is a bustlingmetropolis, which successfully combines in its folds - the ancient with the modern.Amidst the fast spiraling skyscrapers the remnants of a bygone time in the form ofits many monuments stand as silent reminders to the region’s ancient legacy. Thefirst impressions for any visitor traveling in from the airport are of a specious,garden city, tree-lined with a number of beautiful parks.Upon arrival at the hotel, you will be savored with Indian hospitality. You will beaccorded with a Traditional Welcome and will be greeted with warmth. You wouldbe garlanded with string of marigold. Welcoming guest in India is an age-oldtradition where they believe in ‘Atithi Devo bhava’ - treat your guest as if he wereGod. Relax with a non-alcoholic welcome drink following which you will proceed tocheck in at your roomHotel check in time 12 Noon.Later proceed for city tour of Old & New Delhi.You will first visit Old Delhi. The tour will begin with a visit to Raj Ghat, a simplememorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Our next stop will be the Red Fort (Closed onMondays), one of the most spectacular pieces of Mughal Architecture. Built by theMughal emperor, Shah Jahan between 1638 and 1648, the Red Fort has wallsextending up to 2 kms in length with the height varying from 18 mts. Continue tovisit the Jama Masjid, one of Asia’s largest mosques. It was the last architecturalextravaganza of the Mughal Emperor; Shahjahan built in the year 1656 AD with thehelp of 5,000 craftsmen. It was made across the road from the Red Fort. Themosque is also known as Masjid-I-Jahanuma, which means mosque commandingview of the world. The mosque has the capacity to hold as many as 25,000devotees.
eLand Holidays Pvt. Ltd.Off # 304, J – 128 Mohammedpur , New ar Bhikaji Cama Palace, New Delhi – 110066Tel : 91-11-41043217, 41043218 | Email : email@example.comUrl : www.elandholidays.com2After visiting Old Delhi, you will then be driven to New Delhi, which reflects thelegacy the British left behind.The tour to Imperial Delhi will be drive to theIndia Gate - a majestic high arch, 42 metershigh, built as a memorial to the 90,00 soldierswho laid down their lives during World War I. It isalso known as the All India War Memorial, whosefoundation stone was laid by His Royal Highness,the Duke of Connaught in 1921. Beneath it burnsan eternal flame (Amar Jawan Jyoti) to honor thememory of the unknown soldiers. From here youwill drive past the Rashtrapati Bhawan, thePresident’s residence, Parliament building andother government buildings. Proceed to visit thegrace mausoleum of the Mughal EmperorHumayun and modern Birla Temple. Your laststop will be the Qutub Minar, the tallest stonetower in India. Qutub-ud-din Aibak started it in1199. Pulling down 27 Hindu and Jain temples andusing their columns erected the attached Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque also built by him.Overnight at the hotelDAY 02: DELHI - SAMODE - JAIPURAfter breakfast in the hotel you will drive to Samode – 241 Kms / 05 hrs drive.SAMODESamode, an hour’s drive from Jaipur, stands on a former caravan route. Today thesleepy village, with its local artisans producing printed cloth and glass bangles,nestles within its old walls. Samode Palace which dominates the village is fabulouslydecorated with 300-year old wall paintings. Many of them depicting religioussubjects. The highlight is a vast Durbar Hall with its original paintings and mirrorwork.Continue drive to Jaipur – 41 Kms / 1 hrJAIPURJaipurs past is never too far from hand. The city of victory, Jaipur presides over thefascinating desert state and its people: surrounded by rugged hills, each crownedby a formidable fort; and beautiful palaces, mansions and gardens dotted
eLand Holidays Pvt. Ltd.Off # 304, J – 128 Mohammedpur , New ar Bhikaji Cama Palace, New Delhi – 110066Tel : 91-11-41043217, 41043218 | Email : firstname.lastname@example.orgUrl : www.elandholidays.com3throughout its precincts. The palaces and forts of yesteryear that were witness toroyal processions and splendour are now living monuments, accepted quitenaturally into the lifestyles of the people of the "pink city". There is a timelessquality to Jaipurs bazaars and its people. With its historical past, Jaipur reviveslegends of the ancient Rajputs.Overnight at the hotelDAY 03: JAIPURAfter breakfast in the hotel you will be driven just outside Jaipur to the ancientcapital of Amber to see the fabulous Amber Fort.Maharaja Mansingh, Mughal Emperor Akbar’s most successful General, started theconstruction of Amber Fort in the 17th century. Before the City Palace wasconstructed in Jaipur, Amber was the seat of power. An elephant /Jeep will spareyou the trouble of reaching up to the fortress (Elephant ride is subject toavailability) once on top, stroll through the sprawling complex of courtyards andhalls. Many of the rooms have delightful wall paintings, with precious stones andmirrors inlaid in the walls. Most fascinating, perhaps, is the Sheesh Mahal (hall ofmirrors) where a single lamplight is reflected in the many mirrors, lighting up theroom.In the afternoon you will visit the CityPalace, which is an overwhelming complexof exquisite palaces, gardens andcourtyards, decorative art and carveddoorways. The palace museum housescollections of rare manuscripts, armoury,costumes, carpets and miniature paintings.Walk to the adjacent Jantar Mantar orAstronomical Observatory made by theMaharaja of Jaipur, built in 1726 and is oneof the five such astronomical wonders built by Sawai Jai Singh and makes accuratepredictions even to this day. You will also stop to see the `Palace of Winds’,otherwise known as Hawa Mahal. It is really an elaborate facade behind which theladies of the court used to watch the daily goings on in the street below. It isextremely intricate in its pink sandstone carving. The cool wind blows through itsfacade of windows and latticed screens through which the queens of the court onceviewed the streets of the city.Return to your hotel after sightseeing tour.
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eLand Holidays Pvt. Ltd.Off # 304, J – 128 Mohammedpur , New ar Bhikaji Cama Palace, New Delhi – 110066Tel : 91-11-41043217, 41043218 | Email : firstname.lastname@example.orgUrl : www.elandholidays.com5The Taj Mahal is everything that has been said about it and more. Taking 22 yearsand 20,000 men to build, the white marble was quarried 200 miles away and wastransported to the site by a fleet of 1000 elephants. Built by the Mughal EmperorShah Jahan as an expression of his love for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, in mid 17thcentury, the Taj Mahal is truly one of the wonders of the world. Though the Tajappears to be amazingly perfect from almost any angle, it is the close-up marbleinlay work, which is really astounding. You willhave ample time to view and be mesmerized bythis outstanding piece of architecture.Continue to visit the Agra Fort, an outstandingexample of Mughal architecture. Agra Fort - theseat and the stronghold of the Mughal Empireunder successive generations. This was the seatof Mughal rule and administration and thepresent structure owes its origins to Akbar whoerected the walls and gates and the first buildingson the eastern banks of Yamuna River. ShahJehan added the impressive quarters and the mosque while Aurangzeb added theouter ramparts. Visit its Hall of Public Audience and its Royal Pavilions.Come back to your hotel after your visit for lunchFollowing lunch you will be driven to Delhi (204 Kms / 04.30 hours)On your arrival at Delhi proceed for check in at the hotelOvernight at the hotelDAY 06: DELHI – GOA BY FLIGHTAfter breakfast in the hotel in time an ELAND HOLIDAYS representative will meetyou in the hotel lobby and transfer you to airport to board your flight for Goa:Upon arrival at Goa airport an ELAND HOLIDAYS representative will receive you andtransfer to you to your hotel.GOAThe former Portuguese enclave of Goa, one of India’s gems, has been popular withtourists for many years with its magnificent palm-fringed beaches and renowned“travelers’ scene”. It has much more to offer than sun, sand and sea. Goa has acharacter quite distinct from the rest of India, and the people are fun-loving andrelaxed, having retained some of the gaiety of the Portuguese.Rest of the day at leisureOvernight at the hotel
eLand Holidays Pvt. Ltd.Off # 304, J – 128 Mohammedpur , New ar Bhikaji Cama Palace, New Delhi – 110066Tel : 91-11-41043217, 41043218 | Email : email@example.comUrl : www.elandholidays.com6DAY 07 GOAFollowing by buffet breakfast at the hotel you will proceed for a sightseeing tour ofGoa city.Take a halfday tour of Goa, starting from theslopes of Altinho hill for a breathtaking viewof Panjim and river Mandovi. Drive toDonapaula for a view of India’s largestnatural harbour, Marmagoa. Then on to OldGoa, the spiritual heart of Portuguese Goa tovisit Basilica of Bom Jesus wherein isenshrined the body of St. Francis Xavier in anornate silver casket. Also visit St. Cathedral,the biggest Church in the East, St. Catejanbuilt like St Peter’s of Rome, the Church ofLady Rosary and St. Monica.Afternoon at leisureOvernight at the hotelDAY 08 GOABreakfast at the hotelFullday at leisure or independent activitiesOvernight at the hotelDAY 09: GOA- MUMBAI (BY FLIGHT) – ONWARD DESTINATION ( INTLFLIGHT)After breakfast in the hotel in time an ELAND HOLIDAYS representative will meetyou in the hotel lobby and transfer you to airport to board your flight for Mumbai:
eLand Holidays Pvt. Ltd.Off # 304, J – 128 Mohammedpur , New ar Bhikaji Cama Palace, New Delhi – 110066Tel : 91-11-41043217, 41043218 | Email : firstname.lastname@example.orgUrl : www.elandholidays.com7Upon arrival at Mumbai airport an ELAND HOLIDAYS representative will receive youat the airport and proceed for a sightseeing tour of Mumbai city.MUMBAIBombay, or Mumbai, is the capital of Maharashtra and the economic powerhouse ofIndia. It’s the fastest moving, most affluent and the most industrialized city inIndia. Yet, once upon a time, Bombay was nothing more than a group of low-lying,swampy and malarial mud flats presented to the British by its Portuguese occupiersas a wedding gift in 1661.On a half day city tour, visit the Prince ofWales Museum built in grand IndoSaracenic style, drive past Marine Drive,Mumbai’s most popular seasidepromenade, and see the Kamla NehruPark and Hanging Gardens on the slopesof the Malabar hills, offering a nice view ofthe marine lines and the Chowpattybeach. Visit the Jain temple, Mani Bhawanwhere Mahatma Gandhi used to stay, and the Dhobi Ghat. Also, drive past the FloraFountain, the colourful Crawford Market and Victoria Terminus train station.Later an ELAND HOLIDAYS representative will meet you and transfer you toInternational airport to board your flight for back homeContact us for tour cost of above packageOur E-mail id is: email@example.com or call us any time at+91-9810646801