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Holi Festival India Tour 2020

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Highlights

  • Experience the grandeur, glory and vibrant culture of North India.
  • Enjoy Holi Festival in Jaipur - the Pink City.
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur.
  • Visit Amber Fort, principal tourist attraction in Jaipur.
  • Visit Fatehpur Sikri - A UNESCO World Heritage Site and a royal Ghost Town.
  • Sunrise visit of the Taj Mahal in Agra.

Holi Festival - Also called as the festival of colours, Holi is one of the most popular festivals celebrated in India. Year on year, Holi arrives on the day of full moon (Poornima day) in the month of March. It starts with Holika Dahan or Chhoti Holi on the evening of the Purnima falling in the Vikram Samvat Hindu Calendar month of Phalguna. One of the most vibrant Hindu festivals, Holi is a festive day to meet loved ones, play with colors, enjoy a delicious feast and begin afresh. Come and celebrate with us, Holi - the festival of colors, and joy.


Dates of Holi Festival 2020: Holi Festival 2020 will begin in the evening of Monday, March 9, 2020 and ends in the evening of Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Itinerary

On the day of arrival at the New Delhi airport, Alkof Holidays representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city's bustling streets or wander its wide tree-lined boulevards to get your first taste of India. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Embark on a full day of sightseeing beginning in Old Delhi with a visit to the stunning Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in Asia, and the Raj Ghat, a moving memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Take a short rickshaw ride at the Chandni Chowk (A huge market of spices and clothes), also visit Rashtrapati Bhavan, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, and Qutub Minar. Overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Jaipur - the Pink City of India. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day guided tour of Jaipur. Start you sightseeing with the iconic attraction of Rajasthan “Amber Fort and Palace”, A UNESCO World Heritage Site, built by Raja Man Singh in 1592 in red sandstone and marble. The magnificent fort comprises an extensive palace complex, divided into several sections. It stands on top of an easily scalable mountain, which is situated right next to the beautiful Maota Lake. The fort’s majestic appearance and its geographical advantages make it a special place to visit. After Amber Fort, visit City Palace, The Hawa Mahal (palace of winds), Jantar Mantar, Jal Mahal (Water Palace), and Galtaji Temple (Monkey Temple) - a 16th century, prehistoric Hindu pilgrimage site with several shrines, holy kunds, pavilions and natural springs, if time permits you can visit some other interesting places as well. Later in the evening, witness Holi-ka Dahan ceremony to celebrate the victory of good over evil. Among the residents, the day is also popularly known as Choti Holi since the bigger event of playing around with the colors takes place on the next day. Overnight stay at hotel.

After breakfast, enjoy Holi festival in Jaipur with the local Indian Families. Sweets and dishes will be exchanged; herbal Holi will be applied followed by lunch. Evening is free at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

After breakfast at the resort, leave for Agra. On the way visit Fatehpur Sikri - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, built by Akbar in the late 16th century. It was abandoned after only 14 years, and the elegant buildings of this superb walled city remain intact to this day. After sightseeing at Fatehpur Sikri, proceed to Agra for overnight stay.

Early morning before sunrise our tour guide will pick you from the hotel and take you for a sightseeing of the Taj Mahal and Mehtab Bagh. Later return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a full day sightseeing of Agra, visit Itmad-ud-Daulah, and Agra Fort. Afterwards Alkof Holidays representative will transfer you any advised location in Delhi or to the New Delhi Airport to board a flight to your home or onward destination.

What's Included?

  • Personal assistance during arrival and departure
  • 6 nights accommodation in 3 star deluxe hotels on twin or double sharing basis
  • Daily breakfast at the hotels
  • Local English Speaking Guides
  • All transfers - including airport transfers, sightseeing by an air conditioner car
  • 1 rickshaw ride in old Delhi
  • 1 mineral water bottle per person per day
  • All applicable taxes

Excluded

  • Insurance - It is advisable that you buy a comprehensive medical/travel insurance in advance from your country before traveling to India.
  • Visas fee (if applicable)
  • Flights - any International or domestic flights are not included
  • Any personal expenses, laundry, or telephone charges
  • Any monument entrance fee, camera fee
  • Anything not mentioned in the Inclusions

Accommodation

3 Star Accommodation
(Subject to availability - In case below mentioned hotels are not available on any date then we will provide you hotels of similar category)
Name Address Type
Rockland New Delhi Hotel
Royale Residency Agra Hotel
The Wall Street Jaipur Hotel

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Travel is one of those things that naturally gives rise to queries, concerns and doubts, so we’re here to put your mind at ease. Various "FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS" on your travel will be covered into the document. Kindly go through the same and if there are other unanswered questions and clarifications, it would be our pleasure to address the same too.


Although tipping is not compulsory, doing so is a nice gesture. In some circumstances, a small tip is expected. The rules of etiquette for gratuity in India are a little muddled as a colonial past, tourism, and cultural influences clash. We do recommend tipping at various instances, but tip higher only when you are very happy with the service. Tip can given after completion of the services from 5$, 10$ or more as per your choice and depending on how much satisfied & happy you are with the service provider.

At the time of arrival on Airport, our local representative will be there at the airport holding a placard of your name for identification. We shall also provide you list of emergency 24 hours contact numbers for any emergency.

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With Alkofholidays, you get 24X7 personal assistance from your dedicated tour manager over phone, WhatsApp, Skype, or Email. Our office is open 24 hours a day to give you unmatched support anytime you need.

PAYMENT TERMS

A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance to be paid 30 days prior departure. For any bookings within 30 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking. This can be paid through bank transfer, credit/debit card, or cash. After receiving the payment, a receipt will be sent directly to client's registered email-id and the final tour documentation will be emailed out approximately 1-2 weeks prior to departure.

CANCELLATION

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.

From

INR 35,522

Duration
7 Days
Destinations
New Delhi, Agra New Delhi, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur +2 more
Starts/Ends In
New Delhi / New Delhi
Accommodation
3 Star
What's Included
Accommodation, Guide, Meal, Transport
Travellers (Number of Travellers)
Duration: Days

Price on Request

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