India & Maldives in 13 Days

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Golden Triangle & All-Inc. Indian Ocean

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

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Malé
Agra
Delhi
Jaipur
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All flights
Accommodation
All transfers.
Activities
Some meals
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Departures Available
until March 2023
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The mythical land of a thousand colors 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.

11 days trip including flights*

10 days and 9 nights in destination

1

NYC - DEL

2

NYC - DEL

Delhi

3

Delhi

4

Jaipur

5

Jaipur

6

Agra

7

Delhi

8

Maldives

9

Maldives

10

Maldives

11

MLE - NYC

* It may change depending of your departure city, departure date and arrival date.

The calendar does not display internal flights, trains or other transportation included in the itinerary.

1st Day: US - 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.

* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

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.

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.

Included
Tour of Old Delhi
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.

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. 

Included
Amber Fort by Jeep & Jaipur City tour
Included
City Tour of Jaipur
Included
Photo Stop at the Palace of the Winds
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.

Included
Visit Fatehpur Sikri
Included
Taj Mahal Tour
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.

Included
Visit to the Agra Fort
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.

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.

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.

11th Day: Maldives - Night on board

Breakfast * at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the US. Night on board.

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

Accommodation: 9 Nights

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Included activities

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Included

Included activity for day 3 in Delhi

Duration 03:15h Approx. Pick up time: 08:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

Tour of Old 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.

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Included

Included activity for day 5 in Jaipur

Duration 05:30h Approx. Pick up time: 08:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Active

Amber Fort by Jeep & Jaipur City tour

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.

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Included

Included activity for day 5 in Jaipur

Duration 02:30h Approx. Pick up time: 11:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

City Tour of 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.

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Included

Included activity for day 5 in Jaipur

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

Physical rating:

Light

Photo Stop at the Palace of the Winds

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.

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The price includes

  • Included in all our trips. more information
  • Departures from main US airports.
  • International flights: US - Delhi, Malé - US.
  • Internal flight: Delhi - Malé. *
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  • 9 nights accommodation in 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.
  • Welcome drink per person on arrival to the resort in the Maldives.
  • Family-friendly hotels.
  • 25% discount on Spa Menu in the Maldives.
  • 15 minutes jetlag massage in the Maldives.
  • Deluxe Beach Villa in the Maldives.
  • 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 US 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.html

 

* 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 US 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 package includes:

Food: Breakfast (7:30 to 9:30), lunch (12:30 to14:30 except Fridays. Friday 13:30 to 14:30) and dinner (19:00 to 21:00) served at the Mela Restaurant with a combination of buffets with a variety of international cuisine to please everyone’s taste. Live cooking station, theme nights and grill. Selection of snacks served at the Blitz Bar & Café (Morning 10:00 to 11:00, Evening 16:00 to 17:00 and night 23:00 to 00:00).

Beverage: Selection of 7 cocktails, 5 mocktails, house wines, 4 types of canned juices, soft drinks, draft beer, house spirits, mineralised water, tea and coffee available at the Blitz Bar & Café from 10:00 to 00:00. Selection of soft drinks, draft beer, mineralised water available at the Turtle Bar from 10:00 to 18:00. Unlimited “all you can drink” mineralised water, soft drinks, draft beer, cordial juices, tea & coffee and house wine available at the Mela Restaurant during meal hours.

*** The order of the itinerary can change according to the day of departure of the flight.

Thursday/ Sunday: 2 nights in Delhi at the beginning, 1 night in Delhi at the end.

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

  • Entry requirements
    Passport with a minimum of six months validity beyond date of visa application and two blank passport 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
    UTC + 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 canceled 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.

 

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