Chasing Holy Indian Lands with Taj

What is India if we take away the spirituality? A window into the East’s philosophy of inner rejuvenation, India is a country brimming with joy, laughter and religion. Why not have a spiritual getaway, instead of just a vacation? Chase the Holy Indian Land with Taj in vicinity and refine your experience of India. It is an emotion not just a tour!

You get to cover 8 places in 11 days with supreme comfort and security. After a day tour to famous tourist attractions in Delhi, the spiritual getaway begins with Haridwar- the abode of sacred Ghats by the holy Ganges at the foothills of Himalayas. The next destination, Rishikesh is famous for studio yoga, Triveni Ghat, meditation centres and serene bhawan/ ashrams.

Feel the deep fragrance of Punjabi cusinies at  Amritsar and bow head at the Golden Temple. Witness the history and sacrifices, India made for independence, at the Jallianwalla Bagh. Get smitten and high on palpable patriotic emotions at the Wagah Border retreat ceremony. From Mathura ke pedae to Agra Ka Petha, you have every chance to live and breathe in the fragrant Indian culture. Delhi, Amritsar, Mathura, Agra, Rishikesh and Haridwar- all covered in a single tour.

 

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

11 Days
8 Places

Destination Covered

Delhi, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Amritsar, Delhi, Mathura, Agra, Delhi

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What is India if we take away the spirituality? A window into the East’s philosophy of inner rejuvenation, India is a country brimming with joy, laughter and religion. Why not have a spiritual getaway, instead of just a vacation? Chase the Holy Indian Land with Taj in vicinity and refine your experience of India. It is an emotion not just a tour!

You get to cover 8 places in 11 days with supreme comfort and security. After a day tour to famous tourist attractions in Delhi, the spiritual getaway begins with Haridwar- the abode of sacred Ghats by the holy Ganges at the foothills of Himalayas. The next destination, Rishikesh is famous for studio yoga, Triveni Ghat, meditation centres and serene bhawan/ ashrams.

Feel the deep fragrance of Punjabi cusinies at  Amritsar and bow head at the Golden Temple. Witness the history and sacrifices, India made for independence, at the Jallianwalla Bagh. Get smitten and high on palpable patriotic emotions at the Wagah Border retreat ceremony. From Mathura ke pedae to Agra Ka Petha, you have every chance to live and breathe in the fragrant Indian culture. Delhi, Amritsar, Mathura, Agra, Rishikesh and Haridwar- all covered in a single tour.

 

Day 01:-Delhi

Arrive at International airport, Welcome in traditional Indian style with Tika, flowers and Silk scarf. Please carry Indian local number (in basic handset) with national roaming at national roaming given by us all throughout our tour.

Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 02:-Delhi

Morning after breakfast at Hotel drive out for local sightseeing of old Delhi,
Jama masjid: It is a largest mosque in the India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1656.
Red fort - It is UNESCO world heritage site. It was main residence of the emperors of the Mughal dynasty.
Delhi Bazar: Enjoy some local shopping at Janpath and Palika Bazar. Walk in tour to spice and jewel market near Chandani chowk.
Post lunch (Not Included) take ride to New Delhi.
Qutub Minar: A 73 meter tall minaret that forms part of the Qutab complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, tapering tower of five storey, made of red sandstone and marble. It has a spiral staircase of 379 steps. 
Humayun Tomb: It was nine years after the death of Humayun. Most notable features are the garden space (Chaharbagh) with pathways water channels, well proportional mausoleum topped by double dome. 
India Gate(Drive away): Commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives fighting for the British Army during the World War I.
Rajghat: Marks the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated following his assassination.
Parliament (Drive away) - Indian parliament building. It is circular shaped building opened in 1927.
Discover the Imperial New Delhi showcasing spacious, tree-lined boulevards and Connaught Place.

Night stay at Delhi.

Day 03:-Delhi-Haridwar-Rishikesh

This day after breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Haridwar. Haridwar is an ancient city and important Hindu pilgrimage site in North India’s Uttarakhand state, where the River Ganges exits the Himalayan foothills. The largest of several sacred ghats (bathing steps).  In the evening after sunset will take you to Harkipauri to attend the famous Ganga Aarti.

Night stay at Rishikesh Hotel.

Day 04:-Rishikesh

Morning after breakfast visit Rishikesh: At 1360 m. above sea-level, Rishikeh is a peaceful, serene place inhabited by sadhus and mendicants, and visited by tourists and pilgrims alike. People come to Rishikesh to meditate and study yoga, among other things.

The Triveni Ghat at Rishikesh is considered the most sacred spot as it is the point of confluence of the three holy rivers -Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. The other attraction of Rishikesh is the Laxman Jhoola over the river Ganga, which connects the two sides of the town.

Places Covered: Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram, Parmarth Ashram, Geeta Bhawan

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 05:-Rishikesh-Amritsar by 12053 HW ASR JNSHTBDI at 1445/2205 HRS

Morning after breakfast check out from the Hotel and in afternoon you will be dropped till the Railway station to catch the train to Amritsar.

Day 06:-Amritsar

Morning after breakfast there will be local Amritsar sightseeing. Golden Temple -is the most sacred temple for Sikhs. It is a symbol of the magnificence and strength of the Sikh people all over the world. In the evolution of the Darbar Sahib, is entwined the history and ideology of Sikhism. In its architecture are included, symbols associated with other places of worship. This is an example of the spirit of tolerance and acceptance that the Sikh philosophy propounds.

Also, visit Jallianwala Bagh- Martyrs’ Memorial built in the shape of eternal flame of liberty is situated on the outskirts of Golden Temple. Here about 1500 and 2000 persons who were attending a peaceful meeting during the freedom movement fell under the bullets of the British General Dyer on 13 April 1919 and the city of Amritsar.

After noon, visit Wagah Border to watch Border Retreat Ceremony. The pageant of the beating of the retreat and the change of guard within handshaking distance of the Indian and Pakistani forces here makes the most charming of the spectacles as a daily evening drill. Ascertain the timings before you leave to see this spectacle since these are changed seasonally. Wagah is the only land border open between Pakistan and India.

Night stay in Amritsar.

Day 07:-Amritsar-Delhi by 12460 ASR NDLS EXP at 0615/1415 HRS

Morning after breakfast check out from the Hotel and you will be dropped till the Railway station to board the train to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi railway station you will be welcomed and escorted till the car for the drive to Agra. On arrival check-in hotel, rest of the day is leisure.

Night stay in Delhi hotel.

Day 08:-Delhi-Mathura-Agra

After early morning breakfast check out from the Hotel and there will be drive to Mathura. Proceed for full day excursion tour to visit Mathura sightseeing Krishna Janm Bhumi  & Krishna Temple.

Afternoon  drive ahead to Agra.

Night stay in Agra.

Day 09:-Agra-Delhi

After breakfast check out from the Hotel and there Agra city tour will start will include visiting” The Taj Mahal”. Taj Mahal was constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Taj is certainly the most prevalent sight in Agra, with the most achingly stunning architectural accomplishments globally, and it portrays enduring love. ”Agra Fort” that includes numerous buildings like the Moti Masjid and Musanman Burj was raised by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D, is where Shah Jahan is believed to have died after being imprisoned. Later in evening drive ahead to Delhi.

Overnight stay at Agra hotel

Day 10:-Delhi

Early Morning there will be Old Delhi tour which is a unique walking tour exploring the Streets and real Old Delhi markets. Evening will be free for shopping.

Night stay in Delhi.

Day 11:-Delhi

Morning after breakfast checkout from the Hotel and as per your flight timings you will be dropped till the Airport for your onwards journey to home.

Package Price USD 599 per person

Small Group Tour Fixed Departure Dates 2018-2019
Months Dates Seats  Dates Seats 
October-2018 15 Sold Out 25 Sold Out
November-2018 10 Available 24 Available
December-2018 08 Available 22 Sold Out
January-2019  12 Available 26 Available
February-2019 02 Available 16 Available
March-2019 02 Available 16 Available
April 06 Available    
Choice Of Hotels / Similar
City No. Of Nights 3 * Deluxe Hotels
Delhi 03 Hotel Regent Continental/ Good Palace / Hotel Sun Star Grand 
Agra 01 Hotel Amar / Hotel Royale Residency / Hotel Siris 18
Rishikesh 02 Hotel Narayana Palace / The Lily Resorts  
Amritsar  02 Hotel Hong Kong Inn / Hotel C J International
Delhi 02 Hotel Regent Continental/ Good Palace / Hotel Sun Star Grand 
  • Clothes/shoes: For women we suggest wearing dress modestly; try to avoid provocative clothes on such as mini-skirts etc during sightseeing or temple visit. Removing shoes before entering a home is more a cultural rather than a religious tradition, it is important to know that some religions require removing shoes before entering a house of worship or a temple

  • Language: As long as you know English, there will be few communication issues in India. Most Indians know some English, however some will not be able to converse as fluently as you would prefer including taxi drivers, waiters, porters and hotel staff. This is where some basic Hindi words, phrases and sentences can come handy.

  • Tipping: Tipping (known as Baksheesh) is pretty uncommon in India. In fact most services, except for restaurants, won’t expect it. Even if you are under no obligation it’s always nice to leave a small gratuity for airport representatives, guides and driver.

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