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    Golden Triangle & All-Inc. Indian Ocean

    India & Maldives in 12 Days, 9 Nights in Destination

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    Our classic tour of India's iconic Golden Triangle cities combined with an all-inclusive stay in the idyllic Maldives.

    Trip Highlights

    1. Malé
    2. Agra
    3. Delhi
    4. Jaipur

    Included

    1. All flights

    2. Accommodation

    3. All transfers.

    4. Activities

    5. Some meals

    Availability

    1. Departures available until September 2024

    2. Available Group tours

    3. Solo travelers from + £ 470

    4. Add up to 5 nights to your stay

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    charm

    From £ 2,299

    Selected

    • Charm and Superior category hotels.
    • Deluxe Beach Bungalow in the Maldives.
    superior

    From £ 2,599

    • Superior and Luxury category hotels.
    • Deluxe Overwater Villa in the Maldives
    • Adults only

    Accommodation: 9 Nights

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    Day 2 to 4

    Park Plaza Delhi CBD Shahdara

    Location

    Delhi

    Category

    Nights

    2

    Rating TripAdvisor travelers

    The hotels we select comply with our high standards and requirements per category. The allocation is dependent on availability and seasonality, so you can be assigned any of our selection, including the following: Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Sahibabad, Park Inn By Radisson New Delhi IP Extension

    Itinerary

    The mythical land of a thousand colours is now within your reach with our epic Golden Triangle tour! Combine it with an indulgent All-Inclusive stay in the Maldives and you've got yourself a trip of a lifetime! From the bustling streets of Delhi to the pink city of Jaipur and romantic Agra, home of the Taj Mahal, fall in love with India before kicking back in the paradise atolls of the Maldives.

    1st Day: UK/Ireland - Night on board

    Are you ready to experience the land of a thousand colors? Pack your bags and set off to your departure airport ready to check-in for a flight to Delhi, India's vibrant capital! Night on board.

    2nd Day: Delhi

    Touch down in Delhi and transfer to the hotel. Get ready to explore the city and all it has to offer you, intrepid traveler! From the cacophony of sounds to the dizzying aromas and rainbow palette of colors, Delhi is the gateway to your India adventure! Be sure to explore its historic center, filled with the relics of its past under Islamic conquerors. Spend the day at your leisure. Overnight stay in Delhi.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Park Plaza Delhi CBD Shah... or similar

    2456 Reviews

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    3rd Day: Delhi

    Breakfast at the hotel. Today you'll explore the treasures of Old Delhi such as the majestic Jama Masjid Royal Mosque and lively Chandi Chow Street, for your first taste of Indian culture. Make like a local and embark on a rickshaw ride around the Red Fort, former residence of the Imperial Family. Next, admire Raj Ghat, where the legendary Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. In the afternoon, see a different side of the city in sparkling New Delhi, passing by the India Gate, the Mausoleum of Emperor Humayun, and the Presidential Palace. Overnight stay in Delhi.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Park Plaza Delhi CBD Shah... or similar

    2456 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Tour of Old Delhi

    Moderate

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    4th Day: Delhi - Jaipur

    Breakfast at the hotel. Today, begin your Rajasthan adventure and set off to Jaipur, the so-called Pink City. It's the capital of Rajasthan known for its fusion of Hindu, Jain and Mughal culture. Enjoy your first glimpse of the Rajasthani landscape as you travel through local villages and countryside. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. You will enjoy some free time in the afternoon to get to know the city or to simply relax. Be sure to capture the evening light, where the pink and the orange buildings exude a magical glow, complemented by the colorfully dressed Rajasthanis. You're likely to spot camel-drawn carts, characteristic of Jaipur's street scene. Overnight stay in Jaipur.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Golden Tulip Jaipur or similar

    2555 Reviews

    See our full selection

    5th Day: Jaipur

    Breakfast at the hotel. The first order of the day is a visit to the much-photographed Hawa Mahal, Palace of the Winds, one of India's most beloved historic buildings with a fascinating past. Next up, feel like a true adventurer as you embark on an exciting Jeep transfer to the atmospheric Amber Fort; have you ever felt more like Indiana Jones? Here you can see the palace of Jag Mandir and the famous Sheesh Mahal, a room embedded with beautiful, bright pieces of mirror, all the while imagining the glamorous lives of the Maharajas. In the afternoon, it's back to Jaipur for a city tour, including the illustrious Palace of the Maharaja, home to an informative museum that brings this era to life. Afterwards, get to know a little about India's scientific achievements at the Jantar Mantar, the largest observatory in the world. Imagine star-gazing from here! Overnight stay in Jaipur. 

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Golden Tulip Jaipur or similar

    2555 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Photo Stop at the Palace of the Winds

    Light

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    included
    City Tour of Jaipur

    Moderate

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    included
    Amber Fort by Jeep & Jaipur City tour

    Active

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    6th Day: Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra

    Breakfast at the hotel. You're getting closer to iconic Agra as you set off, once again, into the dusty landscapes of Rajasthan. Stop in the ghost town of Fatehpur Sikri, where time stands still, and pass through the Bulund Darwaza gateway, the highest gateway in the world and a monument of Mughal might! Arrive in Agra, Rajasthan's most romantic city, and you'll notice the contrasts between red sandstone and white marble in the city's buildings and feel its tantalising charms. Transfer to the hotel and in the afternoon visit the Agra Fort, a formidable structure which houses the picturesque Pearl Mosque. Just walking through the main gate, you'll feel like Mughal royalty! Return to the hotel and overnight stay in Agra.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Royale Regent or similar

    95 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Visit Fatehpur Sikri

    Moderate

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    included
    Visit to the Agra Fort

    Moderate

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    7th Day: Agra - Delhi

    Breakfast at the hotel. It's finally here, the day you tick the legendary Taj Mahal off of your bucket list! The ivory-white marble mausoleum, the brilliant domes, the fountain and that famous bench where everyone has their photo taken; today you'll experience it all for yourself! Home to the tomb of a Mughal Emperors beloved wife, both the story and the beauty of the structure itself may well leave you feeling teary-eyed and filled with a warm fuzzy feeling. Take some time to soak it all up and take the perfect photo, one you'll treasure for a lifetime. Afterwards, enjoy a scenic afternoon drive back to Delhi, where you can spend the remainder of the day reminiscing about your journey and all the wonderful, soul-stirring sights you've seen as well as the warm people who've shared their culture with you along the way. Overnight stay in Delhi.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Park Plaza Delhi CBD Shah... or similar

    2456 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Taj Mahal Tour

    Light

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    8th Day: Delhi - Maldives

    Breakfast * at the hotel. Early in the morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to Malé, the capital of the Maldives. Enjoy an exciting speedboat transfer to your hotel, passing paradise atolls and admiring the landscape. Arrive at the hotel and settle in, ready for an idyllic All-Inclusive stay. Overnight stay in the Maldives.

    * You may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Makunudu Island Resort - ... or similar

    963 Reviews

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    9th Day: Maldives

    All-Inclusive. Spend the day at your leisure and take the opportunity to snorkel in the turquoise waters or simply unwind with a beachside massage. Overnight stay in the Maldives.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Makunudu Island Resort - ... or similar

    963 Reviews

    See our full selection

    10th Day: Maldives

    All-Inclusive. Enjoy a day at your leisure. We recommend exploring the island and making the most of the incomparable facilities of your hotel. Overnight stay in the Maldives.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Makunudu Island Resort - ... or similar

    963 Reviews

    See our full selection

    11th Day: Maldives - Night on board

    Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the UK/Ireland. 

    12th Day: UK/Ireland

    Arrive in the UK/Ireland and end your trip.

    Included activities

    Included

    Tour of Old Delhi

    Included activity for day 3 in Delhi

    Explore the treasures of Old Delhi such as the majestic Jama Masjid Royal Mosque and lively Chandi Chow Street. Take a rickshaw ride around the Red Fort and admire Raj Ghat, where the legendary Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. Afterwards, explore New Delhi.

    Duration 03:15h Approx.

    Physical rating:

    Moderate

    more information
    Included

    Photo Stop at the Palace of the Winds

    Included activity for day 5 in Jaipur

    Make a photo stop at the legendary Hawa Mahal, the Palace of the Winds, one of India's most beloved historic buildings with a fascinating past.

    Duration 00:20h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

    Physical rating:

    Light

    more information
    Included

    City Tour of Jaipur

    Included activity for day 5 in Jaipur

    Discover Jaipur on a city tour, including the illustrious Palace of the Maharaja, home to an informative museum. Afterwards, get to know a little about India's scientific achievements at the Jantar Mantar, the largest observatory in the world.

    Duration 02:30h Approx.

    Physical rating:

    Moderate

    more information
    Included

    Amber Fort by Jeep & Jaipur City tour

    Included activity for day 5 in Jaipur

    See the iconic Palace of the Winds in Jaipur before enjoying a Jeep ride to the legendary Amber Fort. Inside, discover the Hall of Victory and admire the incredible architecture of this historic fortress. Finally, visit the Jantar Mantar Observatory.

    Duration 05:30h Approx.

    Physical rating:

    Active

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    The price includes

    • Included in all our trips. more information

    • Departures from main UK/Ireland airports.

    • International flights: UK/Ireland - Delhi, Malé - UK/Ireland. *

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    • Internal flight: Delhi - Malé. **

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    • 9 nights accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.

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    • 6 breakfasts in India and All-Inclusive in Maldives. ***

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    • Transfers in air conditioned vehicle.

    • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary. ****

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    • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.

    • Speedboat transfers in the Maldives.

    • Unlimited use of snorkelling equipment and one-time guided snorkelling during the stay (subject to weather permits).

    • Private transfers in Delhi, airport-hotel-airport, with complimentary bottled water.

    • Family-friendly hotels.

    • 20% discount on Spa in the Maldives.

    • Deluxe Beach Bungalow in the Maldives.

    • ATOL Protection.

    • English-speaking guide.

    • Rickshaw ride in Delhi.

    • Jeep Transfer at the Amber Fort.

    *The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

    Not included

    Indian visa (required), drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

    If you are traveling to India with a UK passport, you will require an Indian visa. For other passport holders, we recommend that you check with the Indian Embassy for further details: https://www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.htm

    * Due to the customs clearance rule of the government of India, if your flight calls at another city in India before arriving in Delhi, confirm at the departure desk in the UK/Ireland whether you should pick up your suitcase and pass customs control at the airport where the connection is made. Remember that if the flight stops in Mumbai you will need to pick up your luggage. Keep in mind that normally this whole process takes approximately 60 minutes.

    ** Documentation of the internal flights will be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 14 days before your trip. It is essential to fill in the passport information correctly for each passenger in the given boxes at the end of the reservations process.

    *** All-Inclusive Served at Sand Bar:

    Snacks: Served from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m and 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (A Selection of tomato and Garudiya soup, margarita pizza, spring rolls, tuna and chicken sandwiches, Vietnamese & green salad, tuna pasta & pasta Arrabiata and fruit platters.).

    Unlimited Drinks: Served from 10:00 am to 11:30p.m, bottled Water (still), Cold Drinks (By the glass), Soft Drinks, Concentrated Juice (Fresh Fruit Juice is chargeable at an additional cost of $20.00 per person), Draught Beer, house Wine – Red and White, house Spirits – Brandy, Gin, Rum, Vodka and Whisky, selection of Cocktails, hot Drinks, coffee – Cappucino, Café Latte and or Mocha, Tea- Selection of tea.

    Breakfast – International Buffet Breakfast Served at Araa Iru Restaurant.

    Lunch – International Cuisine served at Araa Iru Restaurant

    Dinner- Fine Dining Dinner (set) meal served at Araa Iru Restaurant

    Other conditions: Unlimited use of snorkelling equipment (mask, snorkel, flippers) – deposit may be required. 20% discount on spa. One complimentary guided snorkeling (subject to weather permits).

     

    **** The order of the itinerary may differ depending on your arrival day at the destination.

    Monday/Friday: 2 nights in Delhi at the beginning, 1 night in Delhi at the end.

    Tuesday/ Saturday: 1 night in Delhi at the beginning, 2 nights in Delhi at the end.

  • India
  • Maldives
    • Entry requirements

      Passport with a minimum of six months validity and at least two blank pages.

    • Visa

      A visa is required to enter the country. Issued by the embassy or online E-Visa application one month before arrival in the country.

    • Currency

      Indian Rupee.

    • Language

      Hindi and English.

    • Electricity

      220 V in the majority of the country. Electrical sockets are European style however an adapter may be useful.

    • Health

      Please consult your doctor regarding malaria prophylaxis.

    • Time zone

      GMT + 5:30.

    • Other useful information

      Foreigners cannot bring Indian Rupees into the country, although you can bring foreign currency and exchange it once you arrive.

    • Tourist Office website

      http://www.incredibleindia.org/

    Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

    Tips in India are subject to the decision of the client based on the level of satisfaction of the service provided and the experience in general. Taking into account that they are not obligatory, they are usually expected.

    If you have reduced mobility/require the use of a wheelchair and prefer to go at your own pace, please contact our customer service team at +44 20 8068 3176 or via our contact form.

    The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

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