- 16 Nights
- Price from £3,799
Departing 10 Apr 19
luxury 7 day fully escorted golden triangle tour
Departing 10 Apr 19
Uncover the architectural highlights of India with a Golden Triangle tour and a cruise to the jewels of the Arabian Sea.
Your six night luxury Golden Triangle tour begins with a flight to bustling Delhi, where you’ll uncover the differences between Old Delhi and its more modern marvels. You’ll have the chance to visit the impressive Jama Masjid between prayers, one of the largest mosques in India. Opposite you’ll find the Red Fort, as your tour continues to Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar.
The magnificent Taj Mahal awaits in Agra, a magnificent monument to enduring love. Here you’ll also find Agra Fort, a Mughal walled city, and the uninhabited Fatehpur Sikri, once the capital of the Mughal Empire. Next is Jaipur, home to the Hawa Mahal and the Amber Fort, where you’ll find views towards the Aravalli Mountains, along with serene lakes and saffron gardens below.
With your Golden Triangle tour complete, you’ll fly to Mumbai for an overnight stay. It’s here that you’ll embark Silver Shadow for your luxury all-inclusive cruise. You’ll sail first to Porbandar, a coastal city noted as being the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi. Here you’ll find Kirti Mandir, a memorial temple dedicated to the ‘Great Soul’. While in Muscat, one of the Middle East’s oldest cities, you’ll enjoy an overnight stay in port; ample time to explore its fascinating history, tranquil parks and museums. Your next destination is cosmopolitan Fujairah, home to a restored fort and the stunning white and gold Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Then it’s onto Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, where you could stroll around the dhow harbour, explore the markets or soak up its rich culture through museums, exhibitions and tours. Explore Doha’s stunning skyline before cruising to the glittering city of Dubai, where you’ll disembark and fly home.
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Aboard the Silver Shadow, Silverseas undertake to ensure that you relish, relax, recharge and repeat, and this opulent ship holds true to that promise.
Every aspect of this luxurious ship is focussed on making your holiday the best it possibly can be. From the 24 hour Guest Relations specialist, who can assist you with any question or service, to the incredibly spacious and elegant suites, all of which boast stunning ocean views, your whims are always catered to.
The chance to energise body and soul is offered with complementary Pilates and yoga classes, fine dining, exceptional wines and extraordinary relaxation spaces like the pool deck. Here you can sit back in a chaise lounge, enjoy the whirlpools or specially acclimatised swimming pool and be waited on by attentive staff who are at the ready with oversized towels and your favourite beverage – this is an indulgent cruise experience.
Arrive in Delhi and transfer to your hotel where you will check in for a two night stay.
Morning: In the morning, you'll enjoy a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi. Old Delhi is the 300 year old walled city built by Emperor Sha Jehan in 1648. During your time here, visit the magnificent Red Fort and the most elegant mosque in India, the Jama Masjid. Drive past Kotla Firoze Shah, a 14th century fortress, and visit the beautiful, peaceful monument at Raj Ghat, where Mhatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948.Afternoon: Exploring another side of Delhi, in the afternoon you'll be taken on a sightseeing tour of New Delhi. You'll drive past the imposing India Gate - a war memorial arch, the Rashtrapati Bhawan, Parliament House and other grand government buildings. Visit Humayun's Tomb and the Qutub Minar (Tower of Victory) - a masterpiece built to commemorate the might of Islam and the onset of the Muslim rule in India.
Delhi - Agra
Morning: You will be driven to Agra where you'll check into your hotel for a one night stay.Afternoon: In the afternoon, you'll be taken on a sightseeing tour of Agra. You will also visit the world famous Taj Mahal by sunrise, a stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site. This incomparable marvel is constructed entirely out of white marble and is an architectural masterpiece with beautiful inlay work and marble screens. Then visit Agra Fort, an outstanding example of Mughal architecture, stronghold of the Mughal Empire, and home to a long and dramatic history which your guide will help you to uncover
Agra to Jaipur
Morning: You will then be driven to Jaipur where you will enjoy a two night hotel stay. On your way to Jaipur you will visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted red sandstone city built by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century. Other inspiring monuments in Fatehpur Sikri are the Hiran Minar, Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti, Birbal's House and the Diwan-i-Khas.
Evening: Arrive in Jaipur and check into your hotel for a two night stay.
Morning: Enjoy an excursion to Amber Fort where you will experience a jeep ride along the ramparts. En route you'll stop at the intriguing red sandstone Hawa Mahal. Crowning the crest of a hill, the stunning fort offers a view of Maota Lake and the historic old town.Afternoon: In the afternoon, you'll be taken on a sightseeing tour of Jaipur. Explore the exquisite City Palace and museum, a synthesis of Rajput and Mughal architectural styles. Also visit the awe inspiring Jantar Mantar Observatory, a stone astrological and astronomical wonder.
Jaipur to Delhi
Morning: You will be driven to Delhi where you will check into your hotel for a one night stay.Afternoon: Enjoy your afternoon in Delhi at your leisure.
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