Holi Festival & India tour
Come discover India, the pearl of Asia, when it's at its best, that is to say... during colorful, lively, breath-taking Holi festival! This unique two-day celebration is a spring festival, also known as the "festival of colours" or the "festival of love". It comes from an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular with non-Hindus in many parts of South Asia.Read more
Come discover India, the pearl of Asia, when it's at its best, that is to say... during colorful, lively, breath-taking Holi festival! This unique two-day celebration is a spring festival, also known as the "festival of colours" or the "festival of love". It comes from an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular with non-Hindus in many parts of South Asia.
Besides taking part in the Holi festival celebration in Jaipur, you'll also have the unique opportunity to enjoy an exclusive tailor-made vacation in India, from Delhi to the other main cities and sightseeing locations: we are sure that it will be a customized journey and holiday you'll never forget, meeting the locals and experiencing their traditions.
Here are the highlights of your talor-made trip and tour:
In the first half of the day enjoy a city tour covering India Gate, the President’s house, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutab Minar, Laxmi Narayan Temple. After lunch enjoy a city tour of Old Delhi covering Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Gandhi Memorial followed by a sound & light show at Red Fort. Overnight at the hotel.
After a leisurely breakfast move out to visit the holiest city of Rajasthan. On the way visit Ajmer. Take a pleasant walk on the street around the sacred pond and Ghats up to Brahma temple. The entire day is free to explore the spiritual facets of Pushkar on your own.
After a leisurely breakfast drive to Udaipur. On arrival check in to your hotel. Udaipur is known for its lakes and the Hotel Taj Lake Palace. The Lake Palace seems like floating on the calm waters of Lake Pichhola. In the evening take a sightseeing tour of the breathtaking royal buildings around the lake on a boat tour.
Take a full day sightseeing trip of the city which includes the visit to the City Palace (note the trees growing at the top floor of the palace, which is actually the summit of the hill the palace is covering!), and Saheliyon ki bari. In the evening you may visit the Shilpgram or explore the interesting labyrinths around Jagdish temple at your discretion.
In the morning drive to Jaipur in your exclusive vehicle. On arrival check in at your hotel. In the evening take a walking tour of the colorful streets and bazaars of Jaipur City. The beauty of Jaipur is that its unique architecture and town planning is visible at even the most commonest places such as its squares and lanes. Dinner with an Indian family.
Take a full day sightseeing tour of Jaipur city that includes the City Palace, Jantar Mantar observatory, Hawa Mahal, Birla temple, Albert Hall and an excursion to the old capital Amber. Once at Amber, you’ll ascend the gates of the majestic fort on an elephant back. The fort displays a beautiful mix of Mughal and Rajput archtectural styles. In the evening you will be taken to an Indian restaurant to enjoy some Indian food.
Drive to Agra. On the way visit the abandoned citadel of Mughal emperor, Akbar known as Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival check in to your hotel. Later visit the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Evening free to relax.
The cost is subject to minimum 2 full paying passengers. Please feel free to ask to change any hotel in case you want to change or upgrade.
Un viaggio in India strepitoso! Io e un'amica siamo partite nel mese di marzo 2016 e abbiamo partecipato all'Holi Festival, la festa dei colori e dell'amore che è famosa in tutto il mondoRead more
E' stata un'esperienza davvero unica, che ci ha permesso di entrare davvero in contatto con la cultura locale, partecipando alle celebrazioni e alle tradizioni della gente del posto! Ci hanno accolto con calore e senza alcun pregiudizio verso di noi, donne straniere e occidentali
La guida è stata bravissima e ci siamo sempre sentite a nostro agio
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La possibilità di partecipare all'Holi festival insieme alla gente del posto, come persone del posto
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