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Dhulandi {Holi} Festival Tour | 08 Days
Delhi - Agra - Jaipur {Holi/Dhulandi Festival} - Delhi
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This 08-days trip to Dhulandi, Holi festival India especially consisting of Indian Mughal Architecture and heritage: Delhi, famous frescoes and mansion of Mandawa, historic capital, Agra and its famous Taj Mahal, the monument of love flagship of Mughal epic in India. Jaipur the pink city and capital of Rajasthan, land of kings. Enjoy the Holi/Dhulandi festival in Jaipur, Rajasthan

Tour Advantages

  • Tradition Indian Welcome Ceremony
  • Enjoy Rickshaw Puller Ride around bustling bazaars of Chandni Chowk
  • Visit India’s largest mosque Jama Masjid
  • Drive pass through the Delhi’s impressive Raisina Hills to India Gate
  • Classical Kathak Dance: feel the Mughal era through the architecture of the Haveli Dharampura teamed up with classical music and dance
  • Live Classical music
  • Sikh temple of Sri Bangla Sahib Gurudwara
  • Architecturally significant
  • Humayun’s Tomb
  • Walk through the Mughal “Ghost town” of Fatehpur Sikri
  • Stand before the world’s most famous monument to love - Taj Mahal beholding its jewel-like radiance at sunset
  • Explore the Jewelry making & traditional block painting
  • Experience the Mughal & Rajput architecture
  • Enjoy the Dhulandi, Holi
  • Festivities in Jaipur
  • Rajasthani countryside drive to Jaipur
  • Travel by brightly Caparisoned Elephant ride to Jaipur’s Amber Fort

Itinerary at a Glance
DAY 1
Arrive Delhi, India
DAY 2
DELHI | IMPERIAL CITY
DAY 3
PURANI DELHI | SHAHJAHANABAD
DAY 4
TAJ MAHAL | MONUMENTS OF LOVE
DAY 5
JAIPUR | THE PINK CITY
DAY 6
JAIPUR | THE MAHARAJAS TOUR
DAY 7
JAIPUR | HOLI/DHULANDI FESTIVAL
DAY 8
DELHI | DEPARTUR

DAY 1
ARRIVE DELHI, INDIA

Arrive Delhi meet by Recreation Travel presentable representative and privately transfer to your iconic hotel, your home for 2 night in Haveli Dharampura - An architectural wonder: It’s poetry in stone. Celebrate this season at Haveli Dharampura, Rain or Shine, it’s going to be a beautiful day at the Haveli!

Delhi stands as the capital of Modern India. Here you can see the mingling of the Old and New India, the ancient and the modern.  Delhi is made up of seven ancient cities, spanning the period from the 11th to 20th centuries. Delhi has seen the rise and fall of many emperors, which have left behind a plethora of monuments that commemorate the grandeur and glory of bygone ages. Very few cities in the world can express such a profusion of architectural styles. Specify your flight

Heritage
Haveli Dharampura, Old Delhi
First Class
The Claridges, New Delhi
DAY 2
NEW DELHI | IMPERIAL CITY

After breakfast visit toLater visit to New Delhi - was designed and built by the British in the 1920's-it's a city of wide Boulevards impressive Government buildings, green parks and gardens. In 1911 King George V announced the transfer of the capital from Calcutta to Delhi. The King's architects, Lateens and Baker, set in motion the Design and construction of Delhi's eight cities - New Delhi.  Lateens designed an "Imperial City" having palatial-sized buildings set amid broad tree-lined avenues punctuated by Mughal style gardens, complete with fountains and shallow pools. It took 20 years to complete this immense undertaking only to have the British pack up and Relinquish the subcontinent in 1947. Visit two monuments from Delhi's past - Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar, Louts Temple, Drive pass through the Raisina Hill, past the imposing India Gate, President House and Parliament House.

This evening, enjoy Old Delhi Street Food Walk 2 hrs 5-7 PM Treat your taste buds with the finest and particular forms of culinary that we offer you from the streets of Chandni Chowk. Visit atleast10 food joints from the ever famous “Paranthe Wali Galli”, to all-time favorite sweets Gulab Jamun and Jalebi to the delicious Natraj “Dahi Balla”. Overnight stay at hotel

Heritage
Haveli Dharampura, Old Delhi
First Class
The Claridges, New Delhi
DAY 3
PURANI DELHI | SHAHJAHANABAD

After breakfast visit to Old Delhi was an ancient walled city. Experience the Grandeur of Shahjahanabad built on the Banks of River Yamuna with our expert tour guides. Visit the Magnificent Jama Masjid (India’s Largest Mosque), experience the beauty of the Digambar Jain Naya Mandir, alsosee Red Fort, the most opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire. The fort is Shah Jehan's symbol of power and elegance, built behind red sandstone walls. Its main gate (Lahore Gate) faces Chandni Chowk

Afternoon take Cycle Rickshaw Puller Ride. through the bustling and colorful market of the old city is filled with twisting lanes, small streets and crowded bazaars. If you peer through a portico you may see a man getting shaved, silver being weighed, or any other conceivable form of intense commerce, taste Indian spices from Khari Baoli (Asia’s Largest Spice Market), visit Kinari Bazaar (market for Delicate Lace, Blingy Borders and Sparkly Sequins)

Heritage
Haveli Dharampura, Old Delhi
First Class
The Claridges, New Delhi
DAY 4
TAJ MAHAL | MONUMENTS OF LOVE

After breakfast 200 km drive through express highway take 3.30 hrs to reach Agra upon arrival chaeck in hotel. Evening take Horse cart (Tonga Ride) visits the UNESCO heritage site Taj Mahal – The New 7 wonder of the world and Monument of Love in the and watch its surface subtly shift in color, as the setting sun bathes it in a soft orange glow. In the warm glow of Sunset, which was built in 1630 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1631, and is believed to have taken 18 years to complete, with over 20,000 craftsmen working around the clock. As you drive through the city witness the local life, Shopping and bazaars (markets) and the hustle bustle of everyday India

Superior
Trident Hotel, Agra
First Class
ITC Mughal, Agra
DAY 5
JAIPUR | THE PINK CITY

After breakfast 232 km / 5.30 hrs drive to Jaipur ‘the pink city’, through the Rajasthani countryside we see villages, woman dressed in the brilliantly colored saris of the region, Camels, Elephants & scenes of rural lives, en route visit tothe ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri, built in 1569 by the Great Emperor Akbar. Today, it is deserted and left in solitude to reminisce over its past glory. Our drive continued to a UNESCO World Heritage Site. NicknamedThe Pink City” for the unique color of stone used in many of its buildings, Jaipur’s architecture dazzles. Upon arrival check in hotel

Later visit to Sanganer village situated of outskirt of Jaipur Look at the teeming Jain temple from the 17th century and visit the traditional wood block printing, tie and dye fabric, paper factory and blue pottery that make the reputation of the craftsmanship of the city rose. Also Walk the Old City to marvel at the extraordinary architecture of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, make an optional visit to the bustling bazaars of Jaipur, taking in the vibe of local life and shopping for keepsakes from your journey your home for 3 nights at hotel

Superior
Trident Hotel, Jaipur
First Class
Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur
DAY 6
JAIPUR | THE MAHARAJAS TOUR

Today visit the UNESCO-listed Heritage 17th century fortress of Amber Fort - marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the Maota Lake below. Go up the fort ascended on Caparisoned Elephant true to the style of the Maharajas of the past. The interiors of the fort have various royal halls decorated with intricate ivory, mirror and glasswork complemented by exquisite wall paintings. As you move between the rooms of this magnificent structure feel the history and visualize the pomp and grandeur of a kingdom never conquered, whose hilltop location is to view various palaces with rooms of stunning beauty including the world’s finest chamber of mirrors

Afternoon visit to Maharaja City Palace where you can see an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani & Mughal Art, The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princes, carpets, an armory of old weapons, miniature paintings portraying court scenes, battle scenes and processions, Jantar Mantar (an accurate observatory built in 1726 A.D.), Birla White Marble temple and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) - a five storied wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires. Overnight stay

Superior
Trident Hotel, Jaipur
First Class
Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur
DAY 7
JAIPUR | DHULANDI{HOLI} FESTIVAL

Holi signifies the victory of good over evil. It is also the arrival of spring and end of the winter season. For most of the people, it is a time to rejoice and a festive day to get together with family and friends. It also fills one’s life with Colours, energy, and positivity.
The festival of Holi essentially lasts for two days starting on the Purnima (Full Moon day) falling in the Bikram Samvat Hindu Calendar month of Phalgun (which typically falls between the end of February and the middle of March in the Gregorian calendar).
The first day is known as Holika Dahan,  Chhoti Holi, or Kama Dahan and the second as Rangwali Holi or  Dhulandi
Today you will be enjoying the traditional Holi festival in Jaipur with the Indian family. We have made special arrangements for you, wherein after exchanging some traditional sweets, you will play Holi with chemical-free herbal colors.

Holi Celebration at Khasa Kothi:

  • A pair of Kurta- Pyjama
  • Playing with Herbal Color & Pichkaris

You can relax and enjoy the evening at your leisure. Overnight stay.

Superior
Trident Hotel, Jaipur
First Class
Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur
DAY 8
DELHI | DEPARTURE

After breakfast drive to Delhi. Later around Connaught Place, see Sri Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, a historical Sikh temple dedicated to the memory of Guru Hari Krishan, who once stayed in the gold-domed building when it was still the palace of Raja Jai Singh. Guru Hari Krishan distributed sanctified water from a tank in the palace to cure the sick, believing it had miraculous healing powers, and worshippers still come to collect water from these pools. The temple’s massive kitchens prepare free meals for thousands of residents and visitors of all faiths, every day. This afternoon, enjoy time at leisure to take advantage of the luxurious amenities of your hotel or to simply relax. If your flight is late evening, we can provide you hotel near airport in Aerocity area. Later says good bye to this unforgettable and memorable tour departure transfer to airport for onward Journey

Superior
Pride Aerocity, New Delhi
First Class
Andaz, New Delhi

Dhulandi, Holi Festival Tour Inclusion

Heritage Accommodations

  • 03 Nights stay in Delhi
  • 01 Night say in Agra
  • 03 Night stay in Jaipur

Meal  

  • Full Buffet Breakfast Daily
  • Full Buffet Dinner Daily

Transfers & Sightseeing

  • All transfers & sightseeing by air-conditioned vehicle with Chauffeur driven 
  • All state taxes, Toll taxes and parking

Other services Includes

  • Assistance at Airport Meet and Greet with Private Transfers
  • Cycle Rickshaw Puller Ride in Chandani
  • Classical Kathak Dance
  • Live Classical music
  • Hose Cart ride to Taj Gate
  • Dhulandi, Holi festival Activities
  • Explore the taste of Rural Rajasthan site
  • Caparisoned Elephant / Jeep ride to Amer Fort
  • Services of local English Guides at all the places

Dhulandi, Holi Festival Tour Exclusion

  • Indian Visa
  • Travel Insurance
  • Food item cost during street walk
  • Video, film & professional still camera fees
  • Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions above
  • Expenses of personal nature like Telephone Calls, Laundry, Porterage, Tips, Alcoholic Beverages, etc
Add on Experiences

With this Incredible India holidays, you can add on some experiences according to your taste to make the unforgettable & memorable tour with an additional price.

asia spice market khari

Asia Largest spice market

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Kitchen

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Kitchen

craft museum

Handicraft Museum

Food in Haveli

Home Cooked Food in Haveli

indian crafts bazaar

Indian Crafts Bazaar

Boating at Ramgarh Lake

ELEPHANT FARM

Explore Chokhi Dhani

Explore the villages in Jeep

Hot Air Balloon Ride

wilderness with Jeep Safari

Rajasthani Cuisines

Rejuvenate yourself with a massage

Fulfill your shopping spree

Heritage Hotel

Raj Mandir Cinema

Agra cooking class

Making your own Taj Mahal

Mohhabat - The Taj Show

Rejuvenate

Shop at Kinari Bazar