Golden Triangle and Khajuraho dance festival [Feb 2014]
Delhi - Khajuraho - Agra - Jaipur (08 Nights / 09 Days)
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  • Delhi
  • Khajuraho
  • Agra
  • Jaipur
 
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Golden Triangle & Khajuraho dance festival

Golden triangle a splendid amalgam of culture and heritage that makes one spell bound with its architectural excellence. Merging this architectural beauty with the erotic sculptures of Khajuraho and the breath taking charm of different classical dance forms will provide an exceptional experience that is to be cherished for life which this package promises to bestow upon you.

is a perfect fusion of culture and heritage where one sees and explores the historical places and its legacy. In golden triangle trip one can see the cities which have perfect blend of Mughal and Hindu styles, where the tourists can see the forts, traditionally rich palaces and temples monuments. The city Khajuraho is a peaceful city and popularly known for its temples, but the city become more active where the city transformed into cultures blends. In the month of spring season and ion the month of February and March the People celeries the Maha Shivarati Festival, in which the artisans and performers assemble together and perform classical dance and music. In these festivals the performances perform Indian classical dances which are purely dedicated to Lord Shiva. Apart from this the tourists can also have view on the ancient temples.


Day 01 / Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.

Day 02/ Delhi - Jhansi ( By fast air-conditioned Train Dep. 06:15 hrs. Arriv. 10:48 hrs. ) Jhansi- Khajuraho ( By road ) Approx. 3hrs. and half drive Enroute visitng Orchha
Morning transfer to railway station to board the fast air-conditioned train to Jhansi. On arrival at Jhansi raiwlay station meet assist and transfer to Khajuraho enroute visitng Orchha. Orchha , a historical site with magnificient temples and monuments. Some of the palaces were decorated with painted murals which represent the finest flowering of the Bundela school of painting. Continue drive to Khajuraho. On arrival transfer to hotel. Evening enjoy Khajuraho Festival of Dances draws the best classical dancers in the country who perform against the spectacularbackdrop of the floodlit temples. The Khajuraho Festival of Dances draws the best classical dancers in the country who perform against the spectacular backdrop of the floodlit temples.

Once the capital of the great Chandela Kings, Khajuraho today is a quiet village of a few thousand people .It is also the setting of the Khajuraho Festival of Dances which draws the best classical dancers in the country every year, who perform against the spectacular backdrop of the floodlit temples.

With international status under the Government of India programme categories, this seven-day extravaganza is a unique treat for connoisseurs from all over the world.

The past and the present silhouetted against the glow of a setting sun becomes an exquisite backdrop for the performers.In a setting where the earthly and the divine create perfect harmony - an event that celebrates the pure magic of the rich classical dance traditions of India. As dusk falls, the temples are lit up in a soft, dream-like ethereal stage.The finest exponents of different classical Indian styles are represented - Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Manipuri, and many more. Night stay in Khajuraho.

Day 03/ Khajuraho
After a leisurely breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of khajuraho- famous for the legendary temples of khajuraho built in the 9th and the 10th century. Acknowledged as one of the world’s artistic wonders. Khajuraho has achieved fame for the sensual appeal of its erotic sculptures. Evening enjoy Khajuraho Festival of Dances. Night stay in Khajuraho.

Day 04/ Khajuraho
After a leisurely breakfast proceed for day excursion to Raneh Falls. Evening enjoy Khajuraho Festival of Dances. Night stay in Khajuraho.

Day 05/ Khajuraho - Jhansi ( By road ) Jhansi - Agra ( By air-conditioned car Dep 1756hrs Arrv 2025hrs )
After breakfast visit local markets of Khajuraho. Later transfer to railway station to board the fast air-conditioned train to Agra. On arrival at Agra railway station meet assist and transfer to hotel. Night stay in Agra.
Day 06/ Agra
Morning at sunrise visit magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant _expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. Later visit the Agra Fort - the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public audience), a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne alcoveof inlaid marble at the back, the Emperor heard public petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience) where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded Peacock Throne and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms. Night stay in Agra.
Day 07 / Agra - Jaipur ( By road approx 235kms/04hrs drive ) enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri
Early morning visit the magnificent Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant _expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife. Later drive to Jaipur enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri -a perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost town" which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. Arrive Jaipur in late evening & transfer to hotel. Evening proceed to visit to visit Chowki Dhani - is a concept to join the rajasthani tribs from the world. Nowadays tourists are very much aware of rajasthan and its culture. But still they are far-far away from its roots. They know only a state of Kings... a place of snake charmers... and an emerging handicraft's industry. But real rajasthan is still there in villages, the paintings..., art Bani Thani..., the wall decorations..., the cow dung plaster..., the pure food..., the fresh air...the evening perfomances, the enthusiasm, the 'manuhar' (mouthful catering), the traditions, the costumes and at last but not least the feelingsNight stay in Jaipur. Night stay in Jaipur.

Day 08/ Jaipur - Delhi ( By superfast airconditioned train Dep 1745Hrs Arr 2230Hrs)
After breakfast checkout from hotel & visit the majestic Amber Fort, is one that cannot be easily described. Ride up on Elephants to the former capital of the royals set against the backdrop of the wooded hills. Later visit the City Palace, Palace of Winds also known as Hawa Mahal, this elaborate building, now little more than a façade, is encrusted with delicate screen sand carved balconies from which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world. Past, present and future merge at Jai Singh's Observatory, where time has been accurately measured since the 17th century. Evening transfer to railway station to board the air conditioned train to Delhi, Dinner in the train. Arrive & meet with our representative & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.

Day 09/ Departure
After breakfast checkout from hotel and proceed for sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar ,India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President’s House, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial. Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Later transfer to airport for onward flight.

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  01 Sep 2014 - 15 Apr 2015  
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City Name Luxury (5* Deluxe) Royal (5*) Classic (4*) Jewel (3* - 4* & Heritage) Economy (2* Moderate)
Delhi The Oberoi /
The Leela Palace
The Metropolitan / Hilton / The Suryaa / Crowne Plaza Jivitesh / Hotel City Park / Amber Gautam Deluxe / Gulnaar / Sunstar Moments / YugVilla / Sunstar / Sisley
Khajuraho Lalit Temple View Radisson / the Taj Chandela Ramada / Clarks Khajuraho Usha Bundela Greenwood / hotel Surya
Agra The Oberoi Amarvilas Radisson /
Wyndham Grand / Jaypee
Clarks Shiraz / Hotel Marina Taj Inn / Crystal Inn / Amar / Raj Mahal Bhoomi Residency / Crystal Retreat
Jaipur The Oberoi RajVilas Marriott / The Lalit Hotel Clarks Amer / Ramada Plaza / Four Points by Sheraton Mosaic / Vesta Maurya / Hawa Mahal / Umaid Mahal Avana / Palms


Cost Includes:
» 08 Nights accomodation as per the itinerary with daily breakfast.
» Surface travel by exclusive airconditioned car.
» All transfers, sightseeing, excursion as per the itinerary by exclusive airconditioned car.
» Local English speaking guides.
» Classical dance programme entry tickets for all 3 days.
» Train tickets for Delhi - Jhansi , Jhansi - Agra , Jaipur - Delhi by air-conditioned chair car.
» Elephant ride in Jaipur ( Subject to availability )
» All taxes, driver allowances, permit, parking , fuel charges.

Cost doesn't Include:
» Entrance fee to monuments.
» Camera fee, tips, laundry, porterege.
» Any item not mentioned in cost includes.

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