8 Day India Golden Triangle with Holi Festival Celebration

$1,099
Per Person

Typically $1,999
Experience a once in a lifetime trip to India during the famous Holi Festival of Colour and tour the Golden Triangle! Take part in Holi Festival celebrations 2021 with an invite to an exclusive Holi Festival Party in the Narain Niwas Palace in Jaipur!

the tour

Book our India Holi Festival package and have an experience of a lifetime! The India Holi Festival of Colour is one of India’s most famous festivals. People travel from all over the world to be a part of this fun celebration. Our tour takes you through the Golden Triangle in India’s north, with a dedicated day to attend a Holi Festival party! Hosted by a palace in Japiur, this Holi party is by exclusive invitation only. We limit our group size to 25 guests, so you must book in quick for this popular tour! Our party invitation includes a full day Holi celebrations as Narain Niwas Palace with lunch. We will supply your Kuta Pajamas (so not to dirty your own clothes!) water balloons and coloured powder! There will be traditional live music to boogie too as well.

 

In addition to the Holi Festival, our tour visits Delhi, Agra and Jaipur with included sightseeing. You will enjoy free time in Delhi to explore this bustling city at your leisure. The Red Fort and Chandni Chowk are fascinating – ask your guide for tips to get around or he can take you. Next, we will continue to Agra for a visit to the breathtaking Taj Mahal – a highlight of any trip to India. Your entrance fees are included and we aim to get there at sunset to experience this magical building at dusk. The tour concludes in Jaipur with an included city tour. You will see the impending Amber Fort, City Palace complex and much more. Jaipur is a fabulous place for souvenir shopping too, so ask your driver about the best places to haggle a bargain!

 

INCLUSIONS:

7 nights accommodation and daily breakfast are included. Sightseeing per the itinerary and an English speaking driver. This amazing Holi Festival packages departs only once a year but we have departures in both 2021 and 2022. These exact date of the festival may vary but we will make sure the celebrations are not missed. Please contact us if you wish to discuss this package with a travel consultant.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: Arrive Delhi [25 March 2021]

Your holiday to Incredible India begins with an airport pick up at Delhi International Airport. Be prepared for a culture shock of sights, sounds and smells as you are transferred through this bustling city to your hotel. After check in, the rest of the day is free at leisure.

MEALS: None

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Delhi

DAY 2: Delhi Free Day

Free day in Delhi to explore this vibrant city at your own pace. Some highlights include the historic Red Fort, Jama Masjid India’s largest mosque, Chandni Chowk area and Raj Ghat- memorial of Mahatma Gandhi. These are just a few suggestions, your tour guide can help you with handy tips on where to go and what to do.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Delhi

DAY 3: Delhi ~ Agra

Today you will visit one of the 7 wonders of the world; the Taj Mahal, a highlight of any holiday to India! After breakfast we leave Delhi behind for a 4 hour drive to Agra. On arrival you will check-in and freshen up before a visit to the impressive Agra Fort, built by three Mughal Emperors starting from Akbar the Great. In the evening you will visit Taj Mahal during sunset, a perfect time of day to experience this incredible monument and all it’s majesty. Take your time to wonder around the grounds, exploring all sides of the Taj and soak up the atmosphere as the warm hazy sun sets.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Agra

DAY 4: Agra ~ Fatehpur Sikri ~ Jaipur

Today we have a long drive (5 hours) to Jaipur, the Pink City. Just outside of Agra we stop to visit Fatehpur Sikri, a town built in the 17th Century by Emperor Akbar with Red Sand Stone but immediately abandoned after 15 years of occupancy due to water shortage and political issues.

Continue your drive to Jaipur. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and famous for Palaces and bazaars of textiles, pottery, jewellers and folk based arts & handicrafts ~ a paradise for shoppers. Spending the afternoon wondering around the bazaars, haggling for the lowest prices and mingling with the locals is the best way to see Jaipur!

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Jaipur

DAY 5: Jaipur ~ Holi Festival Celebration

Today morning enjoy the colourful festival of Holi. You will be taken to a place where the Holi celebration is booked for you.

Details of Holi Celebration:

Come join us again this year, in this fun filled exhilarating celebration and be part of an ancient tradition. We welcome you to a noble’s house in the erstwhile state of Jaipur and take you through a journey filled with live music, dance, drinks and mouthwatering delicacies. Let’s smear colours and splash water on each other, this Holi, with pichkaries (water guns) and water balloons in the company of the host, his friends and family. Enjoy the interesting traditions and customs of Holi that have their own regional variances and may be you could learn how to prepare some local sweets with the lady of the house too.

Venue: Poolside Garden “Narain Niwas” 4 Star Palace Hotel, Jaipur

Time: 1030 hrs – 1330 hrs

Dress Code: One time use clothing

Package includes:

– Welcome Drink (Non/Alcoholic Beverages)

– Herbal colors + Water Guns+ Water Balloons

– Lunch

– Live traditional Music

– Kurta Pajama (For both men and women)

– Traditional Turbans

– Open Shower and changing room facility

After enjoying this colourful event, you will be taken to your hotel and relax for the remainder of the day.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Jaipur

DAY 6: Jaipur City Tour

Spend a full day in the ‘Pink City’ at your leisure or go along with your driver and the rest of your group on a city tour of Jaipur to take in the main sights and the Amber Fort. The Amber Fort and palace complex is built with stunning white marble and yellow and pink sandstone. Inside the palace visit the Jag Mandir (The Hall of Victory), Sheesh Mahal – a room with four walls and the ceiling completely embedded with glittering mirrors, imported from Belgium. The City Palace is the royal residence. Now part of this residence is converted into museum and a part of the portion is still now occupied by the royal family of Jaipur. An impressive array of pistols, blunderbusses, swords, rifles and daggers are found in the Armory museum. You can explore the many streets and markets as Jaipur is great for shopping and buying souvenirs.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: Standard or Deluxe Hotel, Jaipur

DAY 7: Jaipur ~ Delhi

After a relaxed breakfast we drive back to Delhi. Once back in Delhi the afternoon is free at leisure to relax or do some last minute shopping.

MEALS: Breakfast

OVERNIGHT: 3 or 4 Star Hotel, Delhi

DAY 8: End of Tour ~ Departure

Your holiday to India and Holi festival experience is unfortunately over, but you will have made memories to last a lifetime! You will be transferred to the airport in time for your return flight home

MEALS: Breakfast

Description

Book our India Holi Festival package and have an experience of a lifetime! The India Holi Festival of Colour is one of India’s most famous festivals. People travel from all over the world to be a part of this fun celebration. Our tour takes you through the Golden Triangle in India’s north, with a dedicated day to attend a Holi Festival party! Hosted by a palace in Japiur, this Holi party is by exclusive invitation only. We limit our group size to 25 guests, so you must book in quick for this popular tour! Our party invitation includes a full day Holi celebrations as Narain Niwas Palace with lunch. We will supply your Kuta Pajamas (so not to dirty your own clothes!) water balloons and coloured powder! There will be traditional live music to boogie too as well.

 

In addition to the Holi Festival, our tour visits Delhi, Agra and Jaipur with included sightseeing. You will enjoy free time in Delhi to explore this bustling city at your leisure. The Red Fort and Chandni Chowk are fascinating – ask your guide for tips to get around or he can take you. Next, we will continue to Agra for a visit to the breathtaking Taj Mahal – a highlight of any trip to India. Your entrance fees are included and we aim to get there at sunset to experience this magical building at dusk. The tour concludes in Jaipur with an included city tour. You will see the impending Amber Fort, City Palace complex and much more. Jaipur is a fabulous place for souvenir shopping too, so ask your driver about the best places to haggle a bargain!

 

INCLUSIONS:

7 nights accommodation and daily breakfast are included. Sightseeing per the itinerary and an English speaking driver. This amazing Holi Festival packages departs only once a year but we have departures in both 2021 and 2022. These exact date of the festival may vary but we will make sure the celebrations are not missed. Please contact us if you wish to discuss this package with a travel consultant.

DEPARTURE DATES

 

DEPARTURE DATE 2021:

25 March 2021

 

DEPARTURE DATE 2022:

13 March 2021

 

Please note, these dates may vary if the festival date changes

INCLUSIONS

 

8 Day Holi Festival & Golden Triangle Tour

7 Nights accommodation in 3 or 4 star hotels

Celebrate Holi in a Palace in Jaipur!

Daily Buffet Breakfast

Holi Festival experience including:

  • Exclusive invite to Narain Niwas Palace
  • Coloured powder,
  • Water guns,
  • Water balloons,
  • Lunch,
  • Traditional turbans and
  • Kurta pajama (traditional dress)

Entrance fee to Taj Mahal

Jaipur City Tour

A knowledgeable English speaking driver

Return airport transfers

All transportation in modern A/C vehicle

All taxes, parking fees and tolls

1x Complimentary mineral water per person per day

Maximum 25 people

EXCLUSIONS

 

International airfare

Indian visa fee

All monument Entrance fees (except Taj Mahal)

Camera fees

Tipping (recommended $10 per day)

Travel insurance

Personal expenses

Other meals not included in itinerary

HOTELS

 

3 STAR HOTELS:

Delhi: Allure Boutique Hotel

Agra: Royal Regent

Jaipur: Dera Rawatsar

 

 4 STAR HOTELS:

Delhi: Jaypee Vasant Continental

Agra: Crystal Sarovar Premier

Jaipur: Lemon Tree Premiere

 

In the unlikely event that the listed hotels are fully booked, alternative hotels of the same standard will be used

Triple share rooms are not available

UPGRADES & OPTIONS

 

UPGRADES:

Upgrade to 4 Star Hotels for $400 per person

 

 OPTIONAL ENTRANCE FEES:

Agra Fort – $16

Fatehpur Sikri – $15

Amber Fort – $13

City Palace and Museum – $13

 

 EXTRA NIGHTS:

Extend your time in India with extra nights pre or post tour

 

 PRE/POST TOUR

3 Star Hotel Delhi – $210

4 Star Hotel Delhi – $300

 

Prices are based per room per night and include breakfast and airport transfers

 

 EXTENSION TOUR:

4 Day Varanasi Extension – $499

TOUR INFORMATION

 

VALIDITY:

Voucher valid until on 25 March 2021  and 13 March 2022 only. (Dates may vary)

Voucher valid for 1 person, based on twin/double share

Bookings are subject to availability and must be made at least 60 days prior to travel

 

 RATES:

Holi Festival 3 Star Package – $1099 per person

Holi Festival 4 Star Package – $1499 per person

 

 SINGLE SUPPLEMENT:

A single traveller surcharge applies for solo travellers

3 Star Package – $500 per person

4 Star Package – $700 per person

 

 GROUP SIZE:

Minimum of 2 people

Maximum 25 people

 

 CHILDREN POLICY:

Children under the age of 2 travel free of charge in existing bedding

Children aged 3-11 require a child voucher – contact MyHoliday2 for rates

Children aged 12+ require an adult voucher

Child vouchers only apply if in addition to two full paying adults

Maximum room capacity is 2 adults and 2 children (1 in existing bedding, 1 in extra bed)

 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Travel insurance is recommended. MyHoliday2 takes no responsibility for any travel issues that may arise

Day tours included in itinerary may join a larger group than specified

It is the customers responsibility to obtain the correct visa for their destination and cover all fees associated

It is the customers responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport for travel and must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the period of intended stay.

We offer a 21 Day Money Back Guarantee. See Refund policy for details

After 21 days from purchase, travel vouchers/tour packages are non refundable

Travel vouchers are non-redeemable for cash

Travel vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer/promotion

Travel vouchers must be redeemed within the validity period or will be deemed void

MyHoliday2 pricing reflects current market rates, so package prices may fluctuate from day to day. This is the nature of the tourism industry, and MyHoliday2 is not obliged to refund you to match any subsequent price reductions after purchase

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